Treading Air by Ariella Van Luyn #aww2016


Female empowerment and morals. Read my review here.

Rosetta: A scandalous true story by Alexandra Joel #aww2016


A conjuror’s dream. Read my review here.

The Promise Seed by Cass Moriarty #aww2016

the promise seed

Questioning home and family. Read my review here.

Hold by Kirsten Tranter #aww2016


Australian Gothic: liminal spaces and grief. Read my review here.

All These Perfect Strangers by Aoife Clifford #aww2016

All These Perfect Strangers

The advantage of telling the story: removing culpability. Read my review here.

A Kiss from Mr Fitzgerald by Natasha Lester #aww2016

A Kiss from Mr Fitzgerald

1920s’ attitudes towards women’s sexuality and roles. Read my review here.

An Isolated Incident by Emily Maguire #aww2016

An Isolated Incident

A crime story of narrative rather than plot. Read my review here.

Ice Letters by Susan Errington #aww2016

Ice Letters

Violence in the silence. Read my review here.

The Paper House by Anna Spargo-Ryan #aww2016

The Paper House

Creating lives out of stories and stories out of lives: disintegration and loss. Read my review here.

The Dry by Jane Harper #aww2016

The Dry

Desperate measures to hold onto family. Read my review here.

Skylarking by Kate Mildenhall #aww2016


Filling in the spaces in personal and historical memory. Read my review here.

The Birdman’s Wife by Melissa Ashley #aww2016


A portrait of the mundane, domestic aspects of the species. Read my review here.

Le Chateau by Sarah Ridout #aww2016


The veil of genocide overlays the vineyard idyll, and the past reverberates through generations. Read my review here.

Music and Freedom by Zoë Morrison #aww2016


A reminder to keep playing music through the wall. Read my review here.