Review: Running Deer and Hidden Badger by K.D. Sarge

Published: 2013, self-published Format reviewed: E-book (mobi) Series: Love Has No Boundaries Genres: Contemporary romance, gay romance Source: Available free online from the Goodreads M/M Romance Group When Cal comes home from his first year at university, he discovers his family’s Texan ranch is in dire straits and that his mother has hired a handsome […]

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Loose-leaf Links for December

Since Earl Grey Editing will be closed from 20 December until 12 January, I’m posting this edition a little early. Anything else of interest I stumble across this month will get included in the January edition. Bookish news At Tor.com, Delia Sherman reflects on book covers and the work of Kathleen Jennings. The gorgeous cover […]

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Review: Dimension6, Issue 1 edited by Keith Stevenson

Published: April 2014 by coeur de lion publishing Format reviewed: E-book (mobi) Genres: Sci-fi, horror Source: Free from the publisher’s website Dimension6 is a new electronic publication that was launched this year by Keith Stevenson of coeur de lion publishing. There are three issues a year, each featuring three short stories. This inaugural issue contained […]

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Mt TBR report: November 2014

After October’s little hiccup, Mt TBR is slooowly shrinking again. However, I’m going to have to do better if I want to preemptively mitigate the damage Christmas is likely to cause. Mt TBR status Mt TBR @ 1 January: 191 Mt TBR @ 31 October: 219 Mt TBR @30 November: 217   Books read 49. […]

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Review: The Disappearance of Ember Crow by Ambelin Kwaymullina

Published: 2013 by Walker Books Australia Format reviewed: Paperback, 445 pgs Series: The Tribe #2 Genres: Speculative Fiction, Young Adult Source: Public library With the Tribe now safe from Neville Rose, Ashala Wolf should be able to relax. Instead, she finds her Sleepwalking power out of control, making her a threat to everyone around her. […]

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Loose-leaf Links for November

I have a lot of interesting links to share this month, so you might like to grab a cup of tea before you settle in.   Covers and Tables of Contents Clare Miller has reissued her steampunk f/f romance Golden Hearts with a new cover (seen above). I, for one, love the shiny! FableCroft Publishing […]

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Review: Flower and Weed by Margo Lanagan

Published: 2013 by FableCroft Publishing Format reviewed: E-book (mobi) Genres: Fantasy Source: Purchased on Amazon While not technically part of a series, Flower and Weed is a short story connected to Margo Lanagan’s novel Sea Hearts. It focuses on one of the minor characters from the novel and shares a glimpse into part of her […]

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Short fiction and reviewing

  Two weeks ago, I came across a post from Renay at Lady Business about her struggles with the field of short SF fiction. The short fiction field is huge and it’s flooded with so much work that no one reader could begin to keep up (did anyone ever keep up? Was it possible, long […]

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Review: The Emotion Thesaurus by Angela Ackerman and Becca Puglisi

Published: 2012 by JADD Publishing Format reviewed: Paperback, 170 pages Series: None Genres: Non-fiction Source: Public library The Emotion Thesaurus is pretty much exactly what it says on the label. This non-fiction book has an entry for emotions ranging from adoration to worry. Each entry lists a definition of the emotion, as well as physical […]

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Following up

This isn’t quite a Loose-leaf Links post, but I have found myself with a few bits and pieces relating to previous posts that I’d like to share.   Reviewing and Clute’s Excessive Candour Thanks to everyone who commented on my post Bias and Reviewing. I really enjoyed hearing what you had to say. A little […]

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