Uprooted by Naomi Novik

Published: May 2015 by Del Ray Format reviewed: Hardback, 438 pages Genres: Fantasy Source: Library Available: Del Ray (print and electronic) ~ Abbey’s ~ Amazon ~ Book Depository ~ Booktopia ~ Dymocks ~ Kobo Agnieszka loves her valley home, her quiet village, the forests and the bright shining river. But the corrupted Wood stands on the border, full of […]

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Mt TBR report: August 2015

Um. So I might have got a bit carried away with Mt TBR this month (or is it that Mt TBR carried me away this month…?). I think the only thing that saved me was the Bout of Books reading challenge. Mt TBR status Mt TBR @ 1 January 2015: 202 Mt TBR @ 31 […]

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Getting Wilde by Jenn Stark

Published: August 2015 by Elewyn Publishing Format reviewed: E-book (mobi) Series: Immortal Vegas #1 Genres: Urban fantasy Source: From the publisher via NetGalley Available: Amazon ~Kobo Disclaimer: I was provided with a free copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. Using her well-worn Tarot deck, magical-artifacts hunter Sara Wilde can find anything–for […]

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A More Diverse Universe 2015

In case you hadn’t noticed, I’m a sucker for a reading challenge. The very first one I participated in here at Earl Grey Editing was A More Diverse Universe. The challenge is run by Aarti of BookLust, and it introduced me to the brilliant Ambelin Kwaymullina’s The Tribe series. So I was very excited to see that […]

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Loose-leaf Links for August

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 I’ve been drinking quite a bit of T2’s chocolate chai. Follow Up Tying in to Pia Foxhall’s excellent guest post about fandom, Alis Franklin (author […]

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The Foretelling of Georgie Spider by Ambelin Kwaymullina

Published: August 2015 by Walker Books Australia Format reviewed: Paperback, 446 pages Series: The Tribe #3 Genres: Speculative fiction, young adult Source: Library Reading Challenges: Australian Women Writers Challenge 2015 Available: Abbey’s ~ Amazon ~ Booktopia ~ Kobo Disclaimer: This review may contain spoilers for previous books. A storm was stretching out across futures to […]

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Bout of Books 14 report

Two weeks ago, I announced I was signing up for the Bout of Books read-a-thon. For those who have forgotten, here’s the pitch: The Bout of Books read-a-thon is organized by Amanda @ On a Book Bender and Kelly @ Reading the Paranormal. It is a week long read-a-thon that begins 12:01am Monday, August 17th […]

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The Rebel Returns by Becca Lusher

Published: June 2015 Format reviewed: E-book (mobi) Series: Tales of the Aekhartain (Dark Rebellion #2) Genres: Historical fantasy Source: Smashwords Available: Amazon~ Kobo ~ Smashwords Disclaimer: The author is a friend. I have done my best to give an unbiased review. This review contains spoilers for previous books. Nawaqu Caligo may have fallen, but his […]

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Brewing Community with Pia Foxhall

Brewing Community is a series of guest posts in which readers, writers, artists and fans are invited to share their experiences of community. Whether online or in person, these groups bring a great deal of support and sometimes stress to their members. The aim of this series is to share the joy and find ways […]

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Shifting Loyalties

A couple of months ago, I had the good fortune to do some work for Wyrd Games.  One of the projects was Shifting Loyalties, an expansion for their Malifaux miniatures game. Along with some new rules, it contains some great new stories that I was delighted to edit. Shifting Loyalties is out now. If you like Southern gothic horror and […]

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