Challenges

In 2017 I participated in and completed three reading challenges and I'm going to try and do it again this year. Feel free to join in and follow my progress below.
  • Aussie Author Challenge 2018
  • 2018 Australian Women Writer's Challenge
  • 2018 Historical Fiction Reading Challenge
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I've signed up to the Aussie Author Challenge 2018 and will need to read and review 12 titles written by Australian authors. To successfully complete the challenge, at least 4 titles must be written by female authors, 4 titles by male authors and at least 4 of the 12 titles must be new to me authors. I'll also need to read across a minimum of 3 genres.

Social media tags: #AussieAuthor @BLBookReviews

1.  The Commando - The Life and Death of Cameron Baird, VC, MG by Ben Mckelvey
2.  Hangman by Jack Heath
3.  Beauty in Thorns by Kate Forsyth
4.  Pentridge: Voices from the Other Side by Rupert Mann
5.  The Suitcase Baby by Tanya Bretherton
6.  The Flying Optometrist by Joanne Anderton
7.  Book of Colours by Robyn Cadwallader
8.  Ache by Eliza Henry-Jones
9.  Cicada by Shaun Tan
10. The Peacock Summer by Hannah Richell
11. Australia's Most Unbelievable True Stories by Jim Haynes
12. A Superior Spectre by Angela Meyer

Additional books read for the challenge:
13. The Yellow House by Emily O'Grady
14. Scrublands by Chris Hammer
15. Best Foot Forward by Adam Hills
16. Long and Winding Way to the Top by Andrew P Street
17. Everywhere I Look by Helen Garner (reading now)

Here's what I plan to read:
- Bridge of Clay by Markus Zusak
- The Clockmaker's Daughter by Kate Morton

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I've signed up to the Franklin level of the 2018 Australian Women Writer's Challenge and will need to read 10 books and review at least 6 of them in order to complete the challenge.

Social media tags: #AWW2018 @auswomenwriters

1.  Beauty in Thorns by Kate Forsyth
2.  The Suitcase Baby by Tanya Bretherton
3.  The Flying Optometrist by Joanne Anderton
4.  Book of Colours by Robyn Cadwallader
5.  Ache by Eliza Henry-Jones
6.  The Peacock Summer by Hannah Richell
7.  A Superior Spectre by Angela Meyer
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The Yellow House by Emily O'Grady
9.  Everywhere I Look by Helen Garner (reading now)
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Here's what I plan to read for the challenge:
- The Clockmaker's Daughter by Kate Morton
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I've also signed up for the Renaissance Reader level of the 2018 Historical Fiction Reading Challenge and will need to read 10 historical fiction novels to complete the challenge.

Social meda tags: #2018HistFicReadingChallenge @abruno77 

1.  The Immortalists by Chloe Benjamin
2.  Beauty in Thorns by Kate Forsyth
3.  Jane Seymour: The Haunted Queen by Alison Weir
4.  The Silent Companions by Laura Purcell
5.  Book of Colours by Robyn Cadwallader
6.  The Burning Chambers by Kate Mosse
7.  The Peacock Summer by Hannah Richell
8.  A Superior Spectre by Angela Meyer
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Here's what I plan to read for the challenge:
- The Clockmaker's Daughter by Kate Morton
Claude & Camille: A Novel of Monet by Stephanie Cowell
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Carpe Librum!

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