Category Archives: Australian Women Writers Challenge 2016

Australian Women Writers Challenge 2016

  It’s the time of the year again to wrap up the Australian Women Writers Challenge. I signed up in 2016 for the Franklin Challenge – to read at least 10 books, and review at least 6. How did I … Continue reading

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AWW16: Survivor by Amanda Pillar

Billie Young is a city guard from Pinton with a troubled past – she was kidnapped, tortured and almost murdered by vampires. Though she managed to survive her attack, it’s left her scarred and damaged. Now, she wants revenge. Vere … Continue reading

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AWW16: Bad Power by Deborah Biancotti

Hate superheroes? Yeah. They probably hate you, too. ‘There are two kinds of people with lawyers on tap, Mr Grey. The powerful and the corrupt.’ ‘Thank you.’ ‘For implying you’re powerful?’ ‘For imagining those are two different groups.’ From Crawford … Continue reading

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AWW16: Waking in Winter by Deborah Biancotti

On a far, frozen desert world, Muir the pilot discovers an ancient artefact in the ice. She sees a mermaid at first, but later comes to wonder if it is Ningyo, a fish god from her homeland in Japan. A … Continue reading

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AWW16: Love and Romanpunk by Tansy Rayner Roberts

Thousands of years ago, Julia Agrippina wrote the true history of her family, the Caesars. The document was lost, or destroyed, almost immediately. (It included more monsters than you might think.) Hundreds of years ago, Fanny and Mary ran away … Continue reading

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AWW16: Squid’s Grief by D.K. Mok

In the seething metropolis of Baltus City, car-hacker Squid is desperate for a fresh start. She dreams of a normal life and a respectable job, where retirement comes with a pension plan, not an exit wound. Determined to break free … Continue reading

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AWW16: Nightsiders by Sue Isle (Twelve Planets #1)

In a future world of extreme climate change, Perth, Western Australia’s capital city, has been abandoned. Most people were evacuated to the East by the late ’30s and organised infrastructure and services have gone. A few thousand obstinate and independent … Continue reading

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