Mt TBR report: November 2015

Um. It’s amazing the damage a single Amazon gift card can do (though I am very pleased to have won it as part of Dewey’s read-a-thon and grateful to Rachel Noel of Purple Owl Reviews for donating it in the first place). Reading was also a bit slower this month, thanks to work chewing up more […]

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The 2016 Sci-fi Experience reading challenge

I’ve always read more fantasy than sci-fi. My stats for the year so far tell me the number of fantasy books I’ve read outweighs the sci-fi by nearly three to one. So I thought I’d take the opportunity to even the odds a little bit. Carl of Stainless Steel Droppings runs some fantastic reading challenges throughout the […]

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Letters to Tiptree edited by Alexandra Pierce and Alisa Krasnostein

Published: August 2015 by Twelfth Planet Press Format reviewed: E-book (mobi) Genres: Non-fiction Source: Publisher Reading Challenges: Australian Women Writers Challenge 2015 Available: Twelfth Planet Press (print and electronic) ~ Amazon ~ Barnes & Noble ~ Book Depository ~ Booktopia ~ Kobo Disclaimer: I was provided with a free copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. For nearly a […]

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Loose-leaf Links for November 2015

Loose-leaf Links is a feature where I gather together the interesting bits and pieces I’ve come across in the last month and share them with you over tea. This month’s tea is a classic English Breakfast, the last of the Whittard’s tins brought back from England as a souvenir for me. A solid flavour without being harsh and […]

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2015 Express Media Awards

If you follow me on Twitter, you’ve probably already heard this news but I thought I would record it here for posterity. Yesterday, I received an email informing me I’d been nominated for the 2015 Express Media Awards. My review of (I Hate You) For Sentimental Reasons was selected for the category of Best Piece […]

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Skyborn by David Dalglish

Published: November 2015 by Orbit Format reviewed: E-book (mobi) Series: Seraphim #1 Genres: Fantasy, Young Adult Source: NetGalley Available: Publisher (print and electronic) ~ 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 last […]

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A portrait of Mt TBR

  My very first post to this blog mentions that Mt TBR was reaching perilous new heights after I became involved with the book blogging community. The post sounds naive to me now, particularly as I wrote it before I started accepting review books. I thought Mt TBR was high back then, but it has grown […]

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Attack of the Clockwork Army by Felicity Banks

Published: November 2015 by Hosted Games Genres: Fantasy, steampunk, interactive fiction Source: Author Reading Challenges: Australian Women Writers Challenge 2015 Available: Amazon ~ Chrome web store ~ Google Play ~ iTunes Disclaimer: I was provided with a free copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. Win the Steam-Powered Fight for a Nation! […]

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Loose-leaf Links for Diversity

Loose-leaf Links is a feature where I gather together the interesting bits and pieces I’ve come across in the last month and share them with you over tea. Today’s post is a special feature on diversity; I ended up with too much excellent material to fit into October’s post. The tea in the photo is Japanese […]

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Drowned Vanilla by Livia Day

Published: August 2014 by Deadlines Format reviewed: E-book (mobi) Series: Cafe La Femme #2 Genres: Contemporary murder mystery Source: Publisher Reading Challenges: Australian Women Writers Challenge 2015 Available: Deadlines (print and electronic) ~ Amazon ~ Barnes & Noble ~ Book Depository ~ Booktopia~ Kobo Disclaimer: I was provided with a free copy of this book […]

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