Tides of the Titans by Thoraiya Dyer

Published: January 2019 by Tor Books Format reviewed: Trade Paperback, 320 pages Series: Titan’s Forest #3 Genres: Fantasy Source: Bought from Dymocks Available:Abbey’s ~ Amazon (AU, CA, UK, US) ~ Barnes & Noble ~ Book Depository ~ Booktopia ~ Dymocks ~ Indiebound ~ Kobo Disclaimer: This review contains spoilers for previous volumes/books. Courtier, explorer, thief: […]

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Women in SF&F Month 2019

Since 2012, Kristen from Fantasy Cafe has been running Women in SF&F Month every April, gathering together guest posts from a wide range of authors and bloggers. This year, she invited me to contribute. You can catch me over there talking about fae YA and why Jodi McAlister’s Valentine series is awesome. Kristen also maintains […]

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Wireless by Alex Acks

Published: April 2019 by Queen of Swords Press Format reviewed: E-book (epub), 268 pages Series: The Adventures of Captain Ramos and Her Valiant Crew #2 Genres: Science fiction, alternate history, steampunk Source: Publisher Available: Publisher (electronic only) ~ Amazon (AU, CA, UK, US) ~ Barnes & Noble ~ Book Depository ~ Booktopia ~ Indiebound ~ […]

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2019 Ditmar Award Nominations

The preliminary shortlists for the 2019 Ditmar Awards were announced yesterday afternoon. I’m honoured to be nominated for Best Fan Publication in Any Medium for the Earl Grey Editing blog and Best New Talent for my story New Berth from Mother of Invention. I was also delighted to see Mother of Invention nominated for Best […]

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The Raven Tower by Ann Leckie

Published: February 2019 by Orbit Format reviewed: E-book (mobi), 432 pages Genres: Fantasy Source: NetGalley Available: Abbey’s ~ Amazon (AU, CA, UK, US) ~ Barnes & Noble ~ Book Depository ~ Booktopia ~ Dymocks ~ Indiebound ~ Kobo Disclaimer: I was provided with a free copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. […]

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Descendant of the Crane by Joan He

This week I’m over at the Skiffy and Fanty Show with a review of Descendant of the Crane by Joan He. This is a Chinese-inspired YA fantasy novel about politics, leadership and sacrifice. It digs into some meaty themes but I felt the characterisation ultimately let it down.

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A Hugo Nomination

I might be wrapping up the Earl Grey Editing blog, but the news isn’t all bad. The shortlists for the Hugo Awards were announced last night and I am delighted to say that The Skiffy and Fanty Show has been nominated for Best Fancast. It is a huge honour to be part of the team. […]

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Mt TBR Report: March 2019

  With Aurealis judging done and fewer reading and book club commitments, my reading slowed down a little in March… although not as much as I expected it to. Mt TBR is inexplicably continuing to shrink and I find I’m starting to make progress on the oldest part of the ranges. Mt TBR Status Mt […]

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Tea Break

  After four and a half wonderful years, I regret to announce that I am winding up the blog here at Earl Grey Editing. This has been a very difficult decision because writing these posts has brought me a great deal of joy. However, it also takes up a good deal of time and energy. […]

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Loose-leaf Links #76

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 Kumquat tea from Lupicia. This is a way more subtle tea than I was expecting from the smell. The kumquat mostly comes through […]

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