One Last Drop, Nicole Field, Less Than Three Press, Earl Grey Editing, books and tea, tea and books

One Last Drop by Nicole Field

Published: August 2017 by Less Than Three Press Format reviewed: E-book (mobi) Genres: Romance, LGBTQIA Source: NetGalley Available: Publisher (electronic only) Disclaimer: I was provided with a free copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. Rory is a university student — and she’s just a little too fond of drinking and partying. […]

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Glenda Larke, Mirage Makers, Heart of the Mirage, the Shadow of Tyr, Song of the Shiver Barrens, Earl Grey Editing, books and tea, tea and books, Bout of Books, Mt TBR

Bout of Books 20 sign-up

July and August have my Mt TBR looking in pretty good shape, but it could always use a little more help. One of the best ways to do that is through a reading challenge! The Bout of Books read-a-thon is organized by Amanda Shofner and Kelly @ Reading the Paranormal. It is a week long […]

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Matters Arising from the Identification of the Body, Simon Petrie, Peggy Bright Books, Earl Grey Editing, books and tea, tea and books

Matters Arising by Simon Petrie

Published: June 2017 by Peggy Bright Books Format reviewed: E-book (mobi) Series: Guerline Scarfe #1 Genres: Sci-fi, crime Source: Publisher Available: Publisher (print and electronic) ~Amazon ~ Barnes & Noble ~ Book Depository ~ Booktopia Disclaimer: I was provided with a free copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. The author is […]

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Earl Grey Editing, tea and cake, lamington cake

Three Years

Tomorrow marks the third anniversary of Earl Grey Editing’s blog. I’m celebrating with Lamington cake: vanilla sponge cake dipped in chocolate and covered in dessicated coconut, layered with jam and cream. It is delicious! So, three years. That sounds like such a short time and yet it feels like I’ve been doing this forever. I […]

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Tea for Sunday, the Tea Centre, Loose-leaf Links, Earl Grey Editing, loose-leaf tea

Loose-leaf Links #45

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 Tea for Sunday from the Tea Centre. It’s an Assam tea with pieces of vanilla, so it’s strong with a touch of sweetness. […]

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The Epic Crush of Genie Lo, F.C. Yee, Earl Grey Editing, books and tea, tea and books, superhero YA

The Epic Crush of Genie Lo by F.C. Yee

Published: August 2017 by Amulet Books Format reviewed: E-book (mobi) Genres: Young adult, fantasy Source: NetGalley Available:Abbey’s ~ Amazon ~ Barnes & Noble ~ Book Depository ~ Booktopia ~ Dymocks ~ Kobo Disclaimer: I was provided with a free copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. The struggle to get into a […]

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Earl Grey Editing, Mt TBR, Corpselight, Angela Slatter, Verity Fassbinder, The Starlit Wood, Navah Woolf, Peter F. Hamilton, The Secret Throne, The Hunting of Princes, A Voyage Through Air, Jodi McAlister, Valentine, Avery Alder, Monsterhearts, Carrie Fisher, The Princess Diarist, John Harper, Blades in the Dark

Mt TBR report: July 2017

The winter weather must be helping my reading stats because I got through a fair few books this month. Combined with a modest number of acquisitions, I’m on track to break even on Mt TBR this year. Not that I expect that will last, but one can hope. I continue to meet my goals of […]

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Gillian Polack, The Time of Ghosts, The Wizardry of Jewish Women, Satalyte Publishing, Book View Cafe, Earl Grey Editing, tea and books, books and tea

Guest Post: Hot Drinks and Character

Yesterday marked the re-launch of The Wizardry of Jewish Women. The book was nominated for a Ditmar Award earlier this year and I enjoyed it when I reviewed its initial publication last September. In honour of its re-release, I invited Gillian to write about a topic close to my heart. Elizabeth has asked me if […]

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Valentine, Jodi McAlister, Earl Grey Editing, books and tea, tea and books

Valentine by Jodi McAlister

Published: January 2017 by Penguin Teen Australia Format reviewed: Paperback, 395 pages Series: Valentine #1 Genres: YA, fantasy Source: Slow Glass Books Reading Challenges: Australian Women Writers Challenge 2017 Available: Abbey’s ~ Amazon ~Book Depository ~ Booktopia ~ Dymocks ~ Kobo Strange and terrible things begin to happen to four teenagers — all born on […]

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Iron Goddess, Guan Yin, Guanyin, Quan Yin, Kwan Yin, loose-leaf tea, Adore Tea, Loose-leaf Links, Earl Grey Editing

Loose-leaf Links #44

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 Iron Goddess Tie Guan Yin from Adore Tea. Being an oolong, it’s a little heavier than green tea, though this one retains a […]

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