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February 2021 Round-up

February’s reading leaped considerably to thirty books read that month for blogging and blog tours, and a couple that I read for myself. I’m yet to start back working as a quiz writer, but I also review for Scholastic, so several of these books were for that. Most were by Australian authors, and about 27 were by women writers in various genres and for various audiences. Some reviews are yet to go live, whilst others are ready to go, and can be read right now.

I’ve also included my challenge progress numbers – some are filling faster than others, but I am sure that the rest will fall into place through the remainder of the year. I’ve got some good books coming up, and hope to have a bumper year and upcoming month of some good Australian books, especially in the children’s and young adult market.

Modern Mrs Darcy – 13/14

Australian Authors Challenge – 10/12

AWW2021 – 29/50

Dymocks Reading Challenge – 15/26

QBD Reading Challenge – 11/26

Overall goal – 47/170

  1. Loner by Georgina Young
  2. The Storm Keeper’s Island by Catherine Doyle
  3. The Plastic Throne by Amani Uduman and Kera Bruton
  4. The Ghost Squad by Sophie Masson
  5. Joe and the Stars by Phil Cummings and Connah Brecon
  6. My Bird Bertie by Amelia McInerny and Shane McGowan
  7. Vernon the Penguin by Natashia Curtin
  8. Lola Online: The Secret Upstairs Fan Club Party by Shannan and Tayla Steadman
  9. The Nerd Herd by Nathan Luff and Chris Kennett
  10. Penguin Bloom by Chris Kunz, adapted from the screenplay by Shaun Grant and Harry Cripps
  11. The Lost Tide Warriors by Catherine Doyle
  12. The Paris Library by Janet Skeslien Charles
  13. Let’s Count: One to Ten and Back Again: Ten Naughty Numbats by Grace Nolan and Nancy Bevington
  14. Kate Kelly: The True Story of Ned Kelly’s Little Sister by Rebecca Wilson
  15. Princess at Heart by Connie Glynn
  16. What Zola Did on Thursday by Melina Marchetta and Deb Hudson
  17. Anne of Green Gables by L.M. Montgomery
  18. Winterborne Home for Mayhem and Mystery by Ally Carter
  19. Coco and the Butterfly by Laura Bunting and Nicky Johnston
  20. The Flying Angel by Vicki Bennett and Tull Suwannakit
  21. The World Between Blinks by Amie Kaufman and Ryan Graudin
  22. Bedtime is Boring by David Campbell and Daron Parton
  23. The Dragon and her Boy by Penny Chrimes
  24. Introducing D’Lila La Rue by Nette Hilton and A. Yi
  25. The Golden Tower by Belinda Murrell
  26. Fish Kid and the Turtle Torpedo by Kylie Howarth
  27. The Wind and the Mouse by Michelle Worthington and Adyna Ferre
  28. The Mouse and the Egg by Michelle Worthington and Adyna Ferre
  29. The Quicksand Pony by Alison Lester
  30. A Net for Small Fishes by Lucy Jago

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