Unearthed, Amie Kaufman, Meagan Spooner, Earl Grey Editing, books and tea, tea and books

Unearthed by Amie Kaufman and Meagan Spooner

Published: December 2017 by Allen & Unwin Format reviewed: Paperback, 331 pages Series: Unearthed #1 Genres: Science fiction, YA romance, action adventure Source: Harry Hartog Reading Challenges: Australian Women Writers Challenge 2018, Beat the Backlist Available: Publisher (print only) ~ Abbey’s ~ Amazon ~ Barnes & Noble ~ Book Depository ~ Booktopia ~ Dymocks ~ […]

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DUFF, Down Under Fan Fund, Marlee Jane Ward, Earl Grey Editing, DUFF Interview

DUFF Interview: Marlee Jane Ward

The Down Under Fan Fund is designed to promote connections between fandoms in Australasia and North America. This year DUFF will send one delegate from Australiasia to Worldcon in San Jose in August. Voting is open to all interested fans, regardless of nationality. It closes 31 March. Marlee Jane Ward is the sole candidate this […]

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Hunger Makes the Wolf, Blood Binds the Pack, Alex Wells, Angry Robot Books, Earl Grey Editing, books and tea, tea and books

Hunger Makes the Wolf and Blood Binds the Pack by Alex Wells

Published: March 2017 & February 2018 by Angry Robot Books Format reviewed: Paperback & E-book (mobi) Series: Hob #1 & #2 Genres: Science fiction Source: Library & NetGalley Available: Publisher (print and electronic) ~ Abbey’s ~ Amazon ~ Barnes & Noble ~ Book Depository ~ Booktopia ~ Dymocks ~ Kobo Disclaimer: I was provided with […]

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Loose-leaf Links #55

Loose-leaf Links is a feature where I gather together the interesting bits and pieces on sci-fi, fantasy and romance I’ve come across and share them with you over tea. Today’s tea is China Pearls from Indulge Tea. It has a light, grassy flavour and stands up well to multiple brewings. Announcements I’m delighted to have […]

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Markswoman, Rat Mehrotra, Skiffy and Fanty, Earl Grey Editing, YA fantasy, books and tea, tea and books

Markswoman by Rati Mehrotra

The Skiffy and Fanty Show has resumed its regular schedule. Head on over to check out my review of Markswoman by Rati Mehrotra, a novel about orders of female warriors, psychic daggers and quests for revenge.

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Earl Grey Editing, Mt TBR, City of Brass, S.A. Chakraborty, Ironheart, Jodi McAlister, Shades of Milk and Honey, Mary Robinette Kowal, An Artificial Night, Seanan McGuire

Mt TBR report: January 2018

2018 got off to a slow start for me, reading-wise. We were a week into the year before I managed to finish my first book. I put some of it down to the fact I ended up reading some longer books this month, averaging 338 pages per book instead of the 240 of last year. […]

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Ironheart, Jodi McAlister, Valentine, Penguin Teen Australia, LoveOzYA, books and tea, tea and books, Earl Grey Editing

Ironheart by Jodi McAlister

Published: January 2018 by Penguin Teen Australia Format reviewed: Paperback, 389 pages Series: Valentine #2 Genres: Young adult, contemporary fantasy Source: Publisher Reading Challenges: Australian Women Writers Challenge 2018 Available: Abbey’s ~ Amazon ~ Book Depository ~ Booktopia ~ Dymocks ~ Kobo Disclaimer: I was provided with a free copy of this book in exchange […]

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Earl Grey Editing, loose-leaf links, loose-leaf tea, Arabian Mint, Mrs Oldbucks

Loose-leaf Links #54

Loose-leaf Links is a feature where I gather together the interesting bits and pieces on sci-fi, fantasy and romance I’ve come across and share them with you over tea. Today’s tea is Arabian Mint from Mrs Oldbucks Pantry. It has a fresh strong flavour that does equally well iced or hot. Awards News The BookTubeSFF […]

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Skiffy and Fanty’s Month of Joy

  January is traditionally a quiet month, as everyone recovers from the holidays and tries to avoid the blazing heat or the mounds of snow. It’s an excellent time to pause and take stock. Which is what The Skiffy and Fanty Show have been doing. They’ve been busy shifting over to their shiny new website […]

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The City of Brass, S.A. Chakraborty, Earl Grey Editing, books and tea, tea and books, iced tea

The City of Brass by S.A. Chakraborty

Published: January 2018 by Harper Voyager Format reviewed: Trade paperback, 544 pages Series: The Daevabad Trilogy #1 Genres: Epic fantasy Source: Publisher Available: Publisher (print and electronic) ~ Abbey’s ~ Amazon ~ Barnes & Noble ~ Book Depository ~ Booktopia ~ Dymocks ~ Kobo Disclaimer: I was provided with a free copy of this book […]

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