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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: Through Splintered Walls by Kaaron Warren

Country road, city street, mountain, creek. These are stories inspired by the beauty, the danger, the cruelty, emptiness, loneliness and perfection of the Australian landscape. Published by Twelfth Planet Press. This review is presented as part of my commitment to … Continue reading

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AWW16: Showtime by Narelle M. Harris

Family drama can be found anywhere: in kitchens, in cafes. Derelict hotels, showground rides. Even dungeons far below ruined Hungarian castles. (Okay, especially in Hungarian dungeons.) Old family fights can go on forever, especially if you’re undead. If an opportunity … 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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