I made a goal of reading 40 books this year, however in November I had to revise and upped it to 45. Last year I struggled to meet my goal of 40 as I was doing a lot of research for my PhD, but this year I didn’t have to do as much. Based on a post by Sandra Ruttan who set a goal to read more Indigenous authors I made that my goal and deliberately searched for Indigenous authors. I read some non fiction for my PhD and some fiction that were based in The Balkans as part of my research too. I also wanted to ensure that I keep reading young adult fiction so that I can talk to my students and recommend books, although I also snatch their good reads as soon as they finish and borrow from the school library. I also ensure that I read more female authors than male authors, and especially that I hone in on Australian authors.
9 Non Fiction
10 Young Adult
Based on Australian Female vs Male
26 Female Australian Authors
5 Male Australian Authors
2 Anthologies of mixed gender
33 out of 46 were Australian
3 PhD research
8 Indigenous authors
Just Give Me The Pills by Koraly Dimitriadis (Oz F)
I am an author, reader and teacher.