Another year of reading fabulous Australian women
authors is over. And it turned out to be an interesting one. Without any conscious planning, most of the books I read in 2015 would fit into contemporary women’s fiction category (genre?). As this is not a genre that I usually read, I was pleasantly surprised that I enjoyed reading all of them.
So here is what I read in 2015 (in no particular order):
- The Wife Drought, Annabel Crabb
- The Husband’s Secret, Liane Moriarty
- Daughters of the Storm, Kim Wilkins
- Giants of the Frost, Kim Wilkins
- The Golden Widows, Isolde Martyn
- The Dressmaker, Rosalie Ham
- Dark Country, Bronwyn Parry
- As Darkness Falls, Bronwyn Parry
- Hunting for Witches, Lana Pecherczyk
- What Goes on Tour, Claire Boston
- Stormfate, Louisa Loder
- I, Morgana, Felicity Pulman
- Blood Oath: The Janna Chronicles 1, Felicity Pulman
- Thornwood House, Anna Romer
- Nefarious Doings , Ilsa Evans
- The Beast’s Garden, Kate Forsyth
- Mothers Grimm, Danielle Wood
- The Soldier’s Wife, Pamela Hart
- When the Night Comes, Favel Parrett
- A Time of Secrets, Deborah Burrows
- The Anchoress, Robyn Cadwallader
- The Shadowfell Trilogy, Juliet Marillier
- A Single Stone, Meg McKinlay
- Your Best Year Ever, Kelly Exeter
- The Ark, Annabel Smith
- Ocean’s Justice (Turbulence and Triumph), Demelza Carlton
- Love at First Flight, Tess Woods
The standout read is Mag McKinlay’s young adult novel A Single Stone.
The best historical fiction novel – The Anchoress
The best fantasy novel – Hunting for Witches by Perth indie author Lana Pecherczyk.
The best women’s fiction – Love at First Sight, Tess Woods.
So what’s on the list for 2016?
I am half way through Lisa Chaplin’s Tide Watchers, Joan London’s The Golden Age is on my bedside table and I am eager to read Natasha Lester’s upcoming A Kiss from Mr Fitzgerald.
How did you go? What is on your TBR list for 2016?