Australian Women Writer’s Challenge 2016 (AWW2016): Update 12 (December) Complete!

This year I challenged myself to read 50 books written by Australian Women Writers and review at least 40 of them and I’m ecstatic to say that I made it!

While I personally would have preferred to have reviewed more of the books I’ve read this year, I am happy with the result and will still aim to review every single one I read this year. The most common reason a book didn’t get reviewed was time constraints (and leaving too long in between the book and the review) and a big reason this year was that I read some extremely astounding books that I simply couldn’t review without giving away the plot or writing a 4000 word essay on why I loved it so much (I’m thinking specifically but not solely at C.S.Pacat here).

*Click on the book’s title to be taken to its Goodreads entry or on reviewed to see my review.

Australian Women Writer’s Challenge 2016 (AWW2016):

Read 50. Review: 40.

Read: 62/50

Review: 41/40

  1. The Grass is Greener by Loretta Hill (REVIEWED)
  2. Seducing His Enemy’s Daughter by Annie West (REVIEWED)
  3. The Reluctant Jillaroo by Kaz Delaney
  4. Darkest Place by Jaye Ford (REVIEWED)
  5. Thorne by Charlotte McConaghy (REVIEWED)
  6. Escaping Mr Right by Avril Tremayne (REVIEWED)
  7. Captive Prince by C.S Pacat
  8. Prince’s Gambit by C.S Pacat
  9. King’s Rising by C.S. Pacat
  10. A Vow To Secure His Legacy by Annie West (REVIEWED)
  11. My Friend Ernest by Emma Allen and Illustrated by Hannah Sommerville (REVIEWED)
  12. Cyclone by Jackie French & Illustrated by Bruce Whatley (REVIEWED)
  13. Something Wonderful by Raewyn Caisley and illustrated by Karen Blair (REVIEWED)
  14. Moon Dance by Jess Black
  15. Frankie by Shivaun Plozza (REVIEWED)
  16. Yellow by Megan Johnson (REVIEWED)
  17. Things I Didn’t Say by Kylie Forstier (REVIEWED)
  18. Blow Me A Kiss by Karen Collum & Illustrated by Serena Geddes (REVIEWED)
  19. Dandelions by Katrina McKelvey & illustrated by Kirrili Longergan (REVIEWED)
  20. Don’t Think About Purple Elephants by Susan Whelan & Gwynneth Jones (REVIEWED)
  21. Desert Lake: The Story of Kati Thanda-Lake Eyre by Pamela Freeman & Illustrated by Liz Anelli
  22. A Soldier, A Dog and a Boy by Libby Hathorn & Illustrated by Phil Lesnie (REVIEWD)
  23. Outside by Libby Hathorn & Ritva Voutila
  24. Crown Prince’s Chosen Bride by Kandy Sheperd
  25. Rose’s Vintage by Katye Nunn
  26. Treasured Secrets by Kendall Talbot
  27. Forward March by Christobel Mattingley (REVIEWED)
  28. The Story Of A Little Goat by Jacque Duffy (REVIEWED)
  29. The Beach They Called Gallipoli by Jackie French & Illustrated by Bruce Whatley (REVIEWED)
  30. Dirty by Kylie Scott (REVIEWED)
  31. Wicked Heart by Leisa Rayven
  32. Treasured Lies by Kendall Talbot
  33. Treasured Dreams by Kendall Talbot
  34. Reflection – Remembering Those Who Serve In War by Rebecka Sharpe Shelberg and illustrated by Robin Cowcher (REVIEWED)
  35. Does My Head Look Big In This? by Randa Abdel-Fattah (REVIEWED)
  36. Losing Faith by Jennifer Ryder (REVIEWED)
  37. Seeking Faith by Lauren K McKellar (REVIEWED)
  38. Hooker by J.L. Perry (REVIEWED)
  39. Why My Mummy? Kai Shares His Mother’s Experience Of Cancer by Donna & Kai (REVIEWED)
  40. Ruin & Rule – Peppa Winters
  41. Mad Men, Bad Girls  The Guerilla Knitters Institute – Maggie Groff (REVIEWED)
  42. Sin & Suffer – Peppa Winters
  43. Shadow Lily by G.J. Walker-Smith (REVIEWED)
  44. The Flaw In Raffaele’s Revenge by Annie West
  45. OH, ALBERT! by Davina Bell and Illustrated by Sara Acton (REVIEWED)
  46. Black by Fleur Ferris (REVIEWED)
  47. Fine by Michelle Wright
  48. Elegy by Jane Abbott (REVIEWED)
  49. Tell The Truth, Shame The Devil by Melina Marchetta
  50. The Gobbledygook And The Scribbledynoodle by Justine Clarke, Arthur Baysting and Illustrated by Tom Jellet (REVIEWED)
  51. Nitro’s Torment by Nina Levine
  52. Playing It Cool by Amy Andrews (REVIEWED)
  53. The Vineyard in the Hills by Lily Malone (REVIEWED)
  54. Isadora by Charlotte
  55. Red Dust Dancer by Eva Scott (REVIEWED)
  56. The Art Of Keeping Secrets by Rachael Johns (REVIEWED)
  57. A Taste For Kandy by Rhian Cahill (REVIEWED)
  58. Craving Justice by Fiona Archer (REVIEWED)
  59. Suddenly Together by JA Low (REVIEWED)
  60. The North Wind by Bronwyn Parry (REVIEWED)
  61. Santa & The Saddler by Cathryn Hein (REVIEWED)
  62. His Christmas Cowgirl by Alissa Callen
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