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Read My Valentine

I’ve mentioned many times that I’m a sucker for a reading challenge and I have especially loved the themed challenges Carl has run at Stainless Steel Droppings. There’s Once Upon A Time for fantasy from March until June. There’s Readers Imbibing at Peril for dark fantasy, supernatural and horror over the Halloween period. And there’s […]

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Who’s Afraid? by Maria Lewis

Published: January 2016 by Hachette Australia Format reviewed: E-book (mobi) Series: Tommi Grayson #1 Genres: Urban fantasy, New Adult Source: NetGalley Reading Challenges: Australian Women Writers Challenge 2016 Available: Publisher (print and electronic) ~ Abbey’s ~ Amazon ~  Book Depository ~ Booktopia ~ Kobo Disclaimer: I was provided with a free copy of this book in exchange for an […]

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Bout of Books, Round 15 report

Round 15 of Bout of Books wrapped up yesterday, so it’s time for me to check in with my progress! In my sign-up post, I mentioned my goal was to read six books. I think if the challenge had been held a week earlier, I would have managed that. Some people don’t manage much reading […]

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2016 reading challenges

If you’ve been following me for even a short time, you probably know I’m a sucker for a reading challenge. Many 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. 2015 challenge […]

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In Heaven and Earth by Amy Rae Durreson

Published: July 2015 by M/M Romance Group @ Goodreads Format reviewed: E-book (mobi) Genres: Sci-fi, romance, fantasy Source: M/M Romance Group @ Goodreads Reading Challenges: #ReadMyOwnDamnBooks,The 2016 Sci-fi Experience Available: Publisher (electronic) When the crew of the Medical Explorer Juniper arrive at the space city of Caelestia, they are horrified to find it floating airless […]

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Mt TBR Report: December 2015 and Yearly Wrap-up

Happy New Year! I hope 2016 has been treating you well so far. I had a lovely time with family and friends. My only complaint is that I didn’t get enough reading time (but when is that ever the case?). Before I kick off with all my book-geeky stats, I want to congratulate Liz Barr […]

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My Favourite Reads of 2015

There won’t be a Loose-leaf Links post for December. This month’s schedule is a bit shorter than usual because Earl Grey Editing will be closed from 24 December until 4 January. That makes this my last post of the year. So along with the sight of this tasty Christmas tea blend from The Tea Centre, […]

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Ancillary Justice by Ann Leckie

Published: October 2013 byOrbit Format reviewed: Paperback, 386 pages Series: Imperial Radch #1 Genres: Science Fiction Source: Dymocks Reading Challenges: The 2016 Sci-fi Experience Available:Abbey’s ~ Amazon ~ Barnes & Noble ~ Book Depository ~ Booktopia ~ Dymocks ~ Kobo On a remote, icy planet, the soldier known as Breq is drawing closer to completing […]

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Bout of Books, Round 15 sign-up

Back in August, I participated in my very first Bout of Books round. For those unfamiliar with the event, it’s a low pressure reading challenge that runs for one week. Participants select their own goals and can participate in give-aways and Twitter chats. Bout of Books runs three times a year, with the first round […]

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Hunter Deceived by Nancy Corrigan

Published: 29 December 2015 by Samhain Publishing Format reviewed: E-book (mobi) Series: Wild Hunt #1 Genres: Paranormal romance Source: NetGalley Available: Publisher (print and electronic) ~ Amazon ~ Barnes & Noble ~  Kobo Disclaimer: I was provided with a free copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. Every day, Harley fights the urge to embrace the […]

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