Lost the Plot – Episode 31 – Book Lists 2019

My BFF Annie and I chat about last year’s reads and our goals for 2019

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Show Notes

Lost the Plot Episode 18 – Feminist Fairy Tales

Erin-Claire Barrow on TEDx Talk
YouTube Link

1000 Street Libraries
Street Library Australia website

Lost the Plot Episode 9 – Street Library

Christmas Street Librarychristmas street library


UC Book of the Year
Canberra Times article
University of Canberra website

“The Natural Way of Things” by Charlotte Wood
My review

My UC Book of the Year “The Strays”
My review

Alison Lester wins Melbourne Prize for Literature
Sydney Morning Herald article

John Marsden wins 2018 Dromkeen Medal
State Library of Victoria annoucement

Paul Collis wins 2018 ACT Book of the Year
ACT Writers Centre announcement

Frank Byrne wins 2018 Most Underrated Book
National Indigenous Times article

James Frey wins 2018 Bad Sex Award
The Guardian article

2018 Bad Sex Awards Shortlist
The Guardian Article

World’s possibly oldest novel on display at the National Library of Australia
ABC Article
National Library of Australia Treasures Gallery


Buzzfeed article
SBS Video


Margaret Atwood announces sequel to The Handmaid’s Tale
The Guardian article

John le Carre announces 25th novel
The Guardian article

The Age’s list of 2019 releases
The Age article

“Monster Party” by the children of Rawa Community School
Magabala website
NITV video

Neflix to adapt Roald Dahl children’s stories
Nerdist article

Scott Lynch smacks down critics for being too “politically correct”
Facebook post

Author Isabel Carmody found guilty of protesting without permission
Facebook post

Man tries to stalk woman he saw in a bookshop by suing her
ABC News article

Floods at the Book Grocer
Facebook post

Lost the Plot – Episode 26 – Book Disasters

Free Book Vending Machine
Good News Article

Lost the Plot – Episode 20 – Book Lists

“Oathbringer” by Brandon Sanderson
My review

“The Liveship Traders Trilogy” by Robin Hobb
Wikipedia page

“Release” by Patrick Ness
My review

John Green
See e.g. my review

“Cicada” by Shaun Tan
My review

“The Rabbits” by John Marsden
Shaun Tan’s website

“The Eye of the Sheep” by Sofie Laguna
My review

“Dark Emu” by Bruce Pascoe
My review

Escape to the Wild
Daily Mail article

“Slade House” by David Mitchell

“City of Brass” by S A Chakraborty
My review

“The Seven Year Dress” by Paulette Mahurin

“Night” by Elie Wiesel

“Elli: Coming of Age in the Holocaust” by Livia E. Bitton-Jackson

She actually lived in Hungary.

“Maus” by Art Spiegelman
My review

“Follow the Rabbit Proof Fence” by Doris Pilkington

“Into the World” by Stephanie Parkyn
My review

2018 Pie Charts

New and Reread





Queer Content




Australian Women Writers Challenge

“Rubyfruit Jungle” by Rita Mae Brown
Wikipedia page

“The Picture of Dorian Gray” by Oscar Wilde
My review

“The Veiled Woman” by Anais Nin
My review

“The Miseducation of Cameron Post”
Wikipedia page

Powell’s Books

Lost the Plot – Episode 24 – Sydney Writers’ Festival Special

“Say Hello” by Carly Findlay
Harper Collins website

Book Bingo Charts

2018 Bingo


2019 Bingo

book bingo 2019

“Dreamsnake” by Vonda N. McIntyre
Wikipedia page

Wikipedia page

Wikipedia page

“Doomsday Book” by Connie Willis
My review

“Goodnight Mr Tom” by Michelle Magorian
Wikipedia page

“The Wizard of Earthsea” by Ursula Le Guin
Wikipedia page

“The Lord of the Rings” by J R R Tolkein
Wikipedia page

Book Maps



Book Lists

Obama’s Lists
Facebook post

2019 Fantasy Books
Tor Website

/r/fantasy fantasy authors of colour
Reddit discussion

100 Notable Books
New York Times article

Scott Morrison’s Book List
The Guardian article

Best Books of 2018
New York Times article

“Go Set a Watchman” by Harper Lee
Wikipedia page


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