Restoration, Angela Slatter, Verity Fassbinder, Earl Grey Editing, books and tea, tea and books

Restoration by Angela Slatter

Published: August 2018 by Jo Fletcher Books Format reviewed: Trade Paperback, 400 pages Series: Verity Fassbinder #3 Genres: Urban fantasy Source: Dymocks Reading Challenges: Australian Women Writers Challenge 2018, RIP XIII Available: Publisher (print only) ~ Abbey’s ~ Amazon (AU, CA, UK, US) ~ Barnes & Noble ~ Book Depository ~ Booktopia ~ Dymocks~ Kobo […]

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Conflux 14 schedule

  Conflux, Canberra’s annual convention for speculative fiction writers and fans, begins next week! This year it is taking place from Friday 28 September until Monday 1 October and the theme is Unconventional Heroes. YA author Ambelin Kwaymullina is the Guest of Honour, along with local horror author Rob Hood. As usual, I will be […]

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Twice Dead, Caitlin Seal, Earl Grey Editing, books and tea, tea and books

Twice Dead by Caitlin Seal

Published: September 2018 by Charlesbridge Teen Format reviewed: E-book (mobi) Series: The Necromancer’s Song #1 Genres: YA Fantasy Source: NetGalley Reading Challenges: RIP XIII Available: Publisher (print) ~ Abbey’s ~ Amazon (AU, CA, UK, US) ~ Barnes & Noble ~ Book Depository ~ Booktopia ~ Dymocks ~ Indiebound ~ Kobo Disclaimer: I was provided with […]

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Summer Passion Fruit, loose-leaf tea, Loose-leaf Links, Earl Grey Editing, The 1872 Clipper Tea Company

Loose-leaf Links #67

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 Summer Passion Fruit by The 1872 Clipper Tea Co. It smells as tropical as it sounds and will appeal to anyone who loves […]

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Mt TBR Report: August 2018

  My Mt TBR cracked 400 books this month; I may have a problem. I can’t even blame it on the Aurealis judging this time. Instead, I found myself picking up a lot of romance novels… even though it’s going to take me a while to get to them. Mt TBR Status Mt TBR @ […]

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Ignite the Stars, Maura Milan, Earl Grey Editing, books and tea, tea and books

Ignite the Stars by Maura Milan

This week I’m over at the Skiffy and Fanty Show with a review of Ignite the Stars by Maura Milan. This sci-fi YA is a fun, action-packed adventure, but one which could have dug a bit deeper. (Hard to go past that cover, though!)

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RIP 13 sign-up

It has been a few years since I last participated in the Readers Imbibing Peril reading challenge. For those unfamiliar with it: The purpose of the R.I.P. Challenge is to enjoy books that could be classified as: Mystery. Suspense. Thriller. Dark Fantasy. Gothic. Horror. Supernatural. The emphasis is never on the word challenge, instead it […]

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Accelerants by Lena Wilson

Published: July 2018 by Book Smugglers Publishing Format reviewed: E-book (mobi) Genres: Science fiction, LGBTQIA Source: Publisher Available: Amazon (AU, CA, UK, US) ~ Barnes & Noble ~Kobo ~ Smashwords Disclaimer: I was provided with a free copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. Spring, before When Lucy is six years old […]

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Royal Chai, Adore Tea, Earl Grey Editing, Loose-leaf Links, loose-leaf tea, chai

Loose-leaf Links #66

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 Royal Chai from Adore Tea. This is a sweeter chai that tastes faintly of coconut to me, despite having none present. Follow Up […]

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Earl Grey Editing, Mornington Peninsula Chocolates, teacup, tea and chocolate

Blogging Birthday: Four Years

Yesterday was the fourth anniversary of Earl Grey Editing’s blog. I was a bit more prepared this year and ordered some special chocolates from Mornington Peninsular Chocolates to celebrate. Pictured above (starting from the top and moving clockwise) are the raspberry ganache, French Earl Grey ganache, caramel swirl and chai ganache. Unsurprisingly, my favourite was […]

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