RIP XIII

  Happy Halloween! I admit I don’t really celebrate, but it is a wonderful excuse to wear some awesome manicures. Of course, the arrival of Halloween means that the 13th Readers Imbibing Peril reading challenge is coming to a close. In case you have forgotten, this is basically an excuse to read as much as […]

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Loose-leaf Links #69

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 Quince Sencha from Adore Tea. I was a bit taken aback by this tea, finding it sweeter than I expected, and tasting a […]

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SciFiMonth 2018 sign-up

According to my reading stats, the percentage of sci-fi in my reading diet is up on previous years. But it could always use a bit more of a boost. The RIP XIII challenge provided a nice balance of focus and freedom, so I thought I’d try signing up for something similar. SciFiMonth is run by […]

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A Glimmer of Silver by Juliet Kemp

Published: July 2018 by The Book Smugglers Publishing Format reviewed: E-book (mobi) Genres: Sci-fi, YA Source: NetGalley Available: Publisher (print and electronic) ~ 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. Jennery is floating […]

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Loose-leaf Links #68

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 Ruby Red Rosehip from T2. This blend mixes rosehips, hibiscus and rosebuds. The combination is fragrant and tart, and has become my favourite […]

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The Interrogation of Ashala Wolf, Ambelin Kwaymullina, Earl Grey Editing, tea and books, books and tea

Redux: The Interrogation of Ashala Wolf by Ambelin Kwaymullina

One of the first reviews I ever posted here at Earl Grey Editing was of Ambelin Kwaymullina’s debut novel The Interrogation of Ashala Wolf. This week, I revisit the novel for the Skiffy and Fanty Show.

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Conflux 14 Report

Conflux 14, Canberra’s speculative fiction convention, took place last weekend. Ordinarily, this would be the part where I report in about the amazing people and interesting panels I saw. Unfortunately, I was quite unwell and had to cancel my attendance. I consoled myself with a copy of Joanna Russ’s How to Suppress Women’s Writing and […]

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Mt TBR Report: September 2018

September went a long way towards getting my Mt TBR back under control. I knocked out some shorter bits and pieces in the first half of the month. I was ill for much of the second half and reading proved to be a good distraction. Mt TBR Status Mt TBR @ 1 January 2018: 351 […]

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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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