Loose-leaf Links 72

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 Canberra Breeze from Adore Tea. I’m still not sure how I feel about this one. It’s a blend of caramel, berries and rose, […]

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Aurora: Aurizun by Amanda Bridgeman

Published: Self-published in January 2019 Format reviewed: E-book (epub), 524 pages Series: Aurora #7 Genres: Science fiction, military sci-fi, space opera Source: Publisher Available: Amazon (AU, CA, UK, US) ~ Barnes & Noble ~ Book Depository ~ Booktopia ~Google Play ~ Indiebound ~ Kobo Disclaimer: I was provided with a free copy of this book […]

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2019 Reading Challenges

If you’ve been following me for even a short time, you probably know I’m a sucker for a reading challenge. Some of the ones in which I participate are seasonal or only run for a short time. However, I usually sign up for a couple of year-long challenges, just to keep things interesting. 2018 Challenges […]

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Mt TBR Report: December 2018 & Yearly Wrap-up

Happy New Year! I hope those of you celebrating had wonderful holidays. I had a good break and was glad to spend some time with my family. The only down side was I didn’t get as much reading done as I would have liked. Speaking of which, it’s time for me to take a good […]

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My Favourite Reads of 2018

With Christmas now just a couple of days away, Earl Grey Editing is shutting down for the year. I’ll be on holiday as of today until 7 January, making this my last post of 2018. Before I go, I thought I’d share my favourite reads from this year. These are not books that were necessarily […]

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Beautiful Dystopias

Since the launch of The Belles earlier this year, Dhonielle Clayton has been very open about taking inspiration from Uglies by Scott Westerfeld. Today I’m over at the Skiffy and Fanty Show, taking a look at the way these two books form an interesting dialogue, with The Belles building on the foundation formed by Uglies […]

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My Favourite Photos of 2018

In recent times, I’ve started a tradition of sorting through my photos for the year and posting some of my favourites here on the blog. I enjoy being able to share another side of my creativity and some of the memories that come up. Looking back on 2018 left me feeling like this year has […]

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2018 Awards Eligibility

With 2018 almost done, awards season is once again gearing up. Which means it’s time for my obligatory eligibility post. Work I’ve Reviewed The Ditmar Awards The Ditmars are Australia’s popularly-voted awards for SFF. Traditionally, they’re presented at NatCon. In 2019 that will be Continuum 15, held in Melbourne 7-10 June. Works I’ve reviewed that […]

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Mt TBR Report: November 2018

As I’ve mentioned before, my reading stats tend to be down in November. I generally manage 6-8 books, so I was pleased that I managed the higher end of that range this year. I reviewed two collections of short stories this month, which slowed me down. The stop-start of short story anthologies is more difficult […]

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Scourge of the Seas of Time (and Space) edited by Catherine Lundoff

Published: December 2018 by Queen of Swords Press Format reviewed: E-book (epub) Genres: Fantasy, sci-fi, historical fiction, LGBTQIA Source: Publisher Available: Publisher (print and electronic) ~ Amazon (AU, CA, UK, US) ~ Barnes & Noble ~ Book Depository ~ Booktopia~ Indiebound ~ Kobo ~ Smashwords Disclaimer: I was provided with a free copy of this […]

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