2022 Aussie Author Challenge


The objective of this reading challenge is to showcase the quality and diversity of the books being produced by Australian authors.

Hosted by Jo @ Booklover Book Reviews

My goal: EMU

Read and review 24 titles written by Australian Authors of which at least 10 of those authors are female, at least 10 of those authors are male, and at least 10 of those authors are new to you; Fiction or non-fiction, at least 4 different genre.

1. A Little Bird by Wendy James (female/mystery}

2. A Marvellous Light by Freya Marske (female/new/fantasy)

3. Love and Other Puzzles by Kimberley Allsopp (female/new/romcom)

4. Cooper Not Out by Justin Smith {male/new/general}

5. Murder Most Fancy by Kellie McCourt {female/new/cosymystery}

6. Wild Dogs by Michael Trant {male/new/crime}

7. The Very Last List of Vivian Walker by Megan Albany {female/new/contemporary}

8. Sheilas: Badass Women of Australian History by Eliza Reilly {female/new/nonfiction}

9. Her Fierce Creatures by Maria Lewis {female/fantasy}

10. Daughters of Eve by Nina D Campbell {female/new/crime}

11. Everyone in My Family has Killed Someone by Benjamin Stevenson {male/mystery}

12. One Foot in the Fade by Luke Arnold {male/fantasy}

13. The Fallback by D.L. Hicks {male/new/crime}

14. Criminals by James O’Loghlin (male/new/contemporary)

15. Dirty Deeds Down Under Edited by Craig Sisterson {male/female/new/old/anthology/crime}

16. After the Flood by Dave Warner (male/police procedural)

17. All That’s Left Unsaid by Tracey Lien (female/new/literary)

18. The Ghost of Gracie Flynn by Joanna Morrison (female/new/mystery)

19. Day’s End by Garry Disher (male/crime)

20. The Tilt by Chris Hammer (male/crime)

21. Five Bush Weddings by Clare Fletcher (female/new/romance)

22. With Love from Wish & Co by Minnie Darke (female/new/womens fiction)

23. Blood Sisters by Cate Quinn (female/new/thriller)

24. The Angry Womens Choir by Meg Bignell (female/ womens fiction)

25. The Sun Walks Down by Fiona McFarlane (female/literary)