Australian Women Writers Challenge 2014 Wrap-up


I enjoy the Australian Women Writers Challenge – it goes a little way to addressing the gender bias in literary review pages, plus I try to buy my AWW titles from an independent book shop (doing my bit for the Australian publishing industry and independent booksellers).

This year, I upped the ante and signed up for the Franklin level (read ten books, review at least six). I romped it in. Continue reading

Three quick reviews (because I’m lazy/ busy/ tired)


My mind is filled with the digestive tracts of various animals, cell division, the arrangement of leaves on plants… But I’m also distracted by the fact that I have three books awaiting review. So I’m removing the distraction with very short reviews (if you want to know what the book is about, check out the link). Continue reading