Earl Grey Editing, Loose-leaf Links, loose-leaf tea, plum and cinnamon tea, The Tea Centre

Loose-leaf Links #48

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 Plum and Cinnamon, a new blend from The Tea Centre. It’s a bit more cinnamon than plum for my liking, but makes a […]

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Conflux 13 Schedule

Conflux, Canberra’s annual convention for speculative fiction writers and fans, begins next week! This year it is taking place from Friday 29 September until Monday 2 October and the theme is Grimm Tales. Hugo-winning editor Ellen Datlow is the international Guest of Honour, and dark fantasy/horror author Angela Slatter is the Australian Guest of Honour. […]

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Fake Geek Girl, Tansy Rayner Roberts, Belladonna University, Earl Grey Editing, books and tea, tea and books

Fake Geek Girl by Tansy Rayner Roberts

Published: March 2016 by Sheep Might Fly Format reviewed: E-book (mobi) Series: Belladonna University #1 Genres: Fantasy Source: Author Reading Challenges: Australian Women Writers Challenge 2017 Available: Author’s website (electronic, free) ~ Sheep Might Fly (audio, free) ~ Review of Australian Fiction Meet Fake Geek Girl, the band that plays nerdy songs at the university […]

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Guest Post: Ethical Tea Reviews

Despite rumours to the contrary, I am not a tea snob. While I drink plenty of loose-leaf tea, I also drink a ton of tea bags. So, I was delighted when Lyss took time out from the Never Never Book Box launch to pitch this to me. Everyone loves a cup of tea! But more […]

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Acadie, Dave Hutchinson, Tor.com, Earl Grey Editing, tea and books, books and tea

Acadie by Dave Hutchinson

Published: September 2017 by Tor.com Format reviewed: E-book (mobi) Genres: Science fiction 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 Colony left Earth to find their […]

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Loose-leaf Links, loose-leaf tea, Adore Tea, Miss Grey, Earl Grey Editing

Loose-leaf Links #47

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 Miss Grey from Adore Tea. Although the stated ingredients appear to be the same as Earl Grey Blue Flower from The Tea Centre, […]

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A Voyage Through Air, Peter F. Hamilton, Queen of Dreams, Earl Grey Editing, books and tea, tea and books

A Voyage Through Air by Peter F. Hamilton

Published: July 2017 by Macmillan Children’s Books Format reviewed: Paperback, 336 pages Series: Queen of Dreams #3 Genres: Fantasy, Middle Grade Source: Publisher 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 […]

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Earl Grey Editing, Mt TBR, Peter F. Hamilton, Queen of Dreams, A Voyage Through Air, Down Among the Sticks and Bones, Wayward Children, Seanan McGuire, Dirty, Kylie Scott, Dive Bar, Vlad: the Last Confession, C.C. Humphreys, Queen Victoria's Book of Spells, Ellen Datlow, Terri Windling, books and tea, tea and books

Mt TBR Report: August 2017

Although August got off to a good start, I had a bit of a reading slump that started about a week in. I’m only just pulling out of it now. Nevertheless, Mt TBR is still looking in good shape after I culled a few books. It brings me back below my starting figure for the […]

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Bout of Books, The Grief Hole, Kaaron Warren, A Voyage Through Air, Peter F. Hamilton, Earl Grey Editing, books and tea, tea and books

Bout of Books #20

Round 20 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 get through a minimum of three books. Sadly, I didn’t even make that many. I struggled with focus, partly distracted by my radio discussion of […]

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Sunvault, Phoebe Wagner, Bronte Christopher Weiland, solarpunk, Upper Rubber Boot Books, Earl Grey Editing, tea and books, books and tea

Sunvault edited by Phoebe Wagner and Bronte Christopher Wieland

Published: August 2017 by Upper Rubber Boot Books Format reviewed: E-book (mobi) Genres: Science fiction Source: NetGalley Available: Amazon ~ Barnes & Noble ~ Book Depository ~ Booktopia ~Kobo Disclaimer: I was provided with a free copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. Sunvault: Stories of Solarpunk and Eco-Speculation is the first […]

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