Aussie Author Challenge 2017


Thanks once again to Jo at BookloverBookReviews  for hosting the challenge once more this year.


“The Aussie Author Challenge 2017, now in it’s 8th year.

Whether you are a patriotic Australian, an aspiring or armchair tourist or simply an international reader wanting to discover some talented new authors and interact with like-minded readers, the Aussie Author Challenge could be for you!

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

This dedicated page here at Booklover Book Reviews will be your one-stop shop for the challenge.

What is there to gain from participating in this reading challenge?

  • Extra entries into all book giveaways we host during 2017.
  • A link to every book review you publish and link up below will be featured in the ‘Aussie Author Challenge Update’ section of our Booklover Book Reviews Newsletter (currently ~600 subscribers). Sign-up to receive this newsletter at the top of this page (right sidebar).
  • Being welcomed into a passionate group of book lovers and exposure to the diverse range of books being published by Australian authors!”

If you are interested in joining this no stress challenge ( you dont need to live in Australia to join)  click on this link:



And here we go:

Frame – AK Alliss

Flight Path – Ian Andrew 

Och Aye The G’Nu -Jimmy Barnes

The Museum of Words  – Georgia Blain  

Wimmera – Mark Brandi

Fatal Mistake – Karen M Davis 

Her – Garry Disher 

Life Law and Not Enough Shoes – Judith Fordham

Crimson Lake   Candice Fox    

The Many Ways of Seeing – Nick Gleeson  

The Lone Child – Anna George 

The Girl In Kellers Way – Megan Goldin   

Too Easy – J MGreen 

The Hidden Hours – Sara Foster  


The Golden Child – Wendy James     

Ache – Eliza Henry Jones    


Pachyderm – Hugh McGinlay 

Secret of the Springs – Kerry McGinnis


In Two Minds – Gordon Parker  

Miracles Do Happen – Fela and Felix Rosenbloom  

The Student  – Iain Ryan

Understory – Inga Simpson

Fortune’s Son – Jennifer Scoullar

The Scandalous Life of Sasha Torte – Lesley Truffle

Combbating Fear – Sandy Vaile  

Dognitive Therapy – Laura Vassaritis

And Fire Came Down – Emma Viskic   

Dear Banjo – Sasha Wasley