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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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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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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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Mt TBR Report: July 2018

Any good progress I made on shrinking Mt TBR last month has been undone and then some. Books for Aurealis judging started arriving in earnest and I discovered a few more Hugo nominees I hadn’t properly added to my list. Then my sweetheart took me on a date to a second-hand bookstore. How’s a girl […]

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Dewey’s Readathon, July 2018

Dewey’s 24-hour Readathon took place last weekend. For those who have somehow managed to miss my incessant posting about it, the event is basically a chance for book geeks across the world to get together and read as much as possible. It is also held in honour of its founder, a book blogger who went […]

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Spinning Silver by Naomi Novik

This week I’m over at the Skiffy and Fanty Show with a review of Spinning Silver by Naomi Novik. Originally appearing as a novella in The Starlit Wood edited by Dominik Parisien and Navah Wolfe, it has been expanded into a novel that will delight lovers of fairytale retellings.

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Loose-leaf Links #65

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 Elder Flower Blend from the Tea Centre. It’s a bit more subtle than some flavoured blacks with a taste reminiscent of berries. I’m […]

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Dewey’s Read-a-thon sign-up, July 2018

Dewey’s read-a-thon is my favourite reading challenge and it usually runs twice a year–in April and October. This year Andi and Heather have decided to surprise us all with a third round. Although it will still run for the full 24 hours, the starting time has been shifted 12 hours. This means the challenge begins […]

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The Transfigured Hart, Jane Yolen, Tachyon Publishing, Particle Books, Earl Grey Editing, books and tea, tea and books

The Transfigured Hart by Jane Yolen

Published: June 2018 by Tachyon Publications Format reviewed: E-book (mobi) Genres: Fantasy, middle grade Source: NetGalley Available: Publisher (electronic only) ~ Amazon (AU,US) ~ Barnes & Noble~ Booktopia ~ Kobo ~ Smashwords Disclaimer: I was provided with a free copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. Heather and Richard have little in […]

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