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Thorn by Intisar Khanani

Published: Self-published, May 2012 Format reviewed: E-book (mobi) Genres: Fantasy Source: Amazon Reading Challenges: Diversiverse Available: Amazon ~ Book Depository ~ Booktopia ~ Smashwords For Princess Alyrra, choice is a luxury she’s never had … until she’s betrayed. Princess Alyrra has never enjoyed the security or power of her rank. Between her family’s cruelty and […]

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Tower of Thorns by Juliet Marillier

Published: October 2015by PanMacmillan Australia Format reviewed: E-book (mobi) Series: Blackthorn and Grim #2 Genres: Historical fantasy Source: NetGalley Reading Challenges: Australian Women Writers Challenge 2015 Available: PanMacmillan Australia (print and electronic) ~ Abbey’s ~ Amazon ~ Book Depository ~ Booktopia ~ Dymocks ~ Kobo Disclaimer: I was provided with a free copy of this […]

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Review: Angels’ Blood by Nalini Singh

Published: March 2009 by Gollancz Format reviewed: Paperback, 368 pages Series: Guild Hunters #1 Genres: Fantasy, urban fantasy, paranormal romance Source: Borrowed from the library Reading Challenges: Diversiverse Available:  Abbey’s ~ Amazon ~ Booktopia ~ Dymocks ~ Kobo Vampire hunter Elena Deveraux knows she is the best—but she does not know if even she is good enough for this job. […]

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A Crucible of Souls by Mitchell Hogan

Published: September 2015 by Harper Voyager Format reviewed: Trade paperback, 518 pages Series: Sorcery Ascendant Sequence #1 Genres: Fantasy Source: Publisher Available: Abbey’s ~ Amazon ~ Book Depository ~ Booktopia ~ Dymocks ~ Kobo Disclaimer: I was provided with a free copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. When Caldan’s parents are […]

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Aurora: Eden by Amanda Bridgeman

Published: September 2015 by Momentum Format reviewed: E-book (mobi) Series: Aurora #5 Genres: Science fiction, space opera Source: NetGalley Reading Challenges: Australian Women Writers Challenge 2015 Available: Amazon ~ Book Depository ~ Booktopia ~ Kobo Disclaimer: I was provided with a free copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. This review contains spoilers for previous books. In the […]

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Equilibrium by C.S. Sealey

Published: July 2015 byMomentum Format reviewed: E-book (mobi) Genres: Epic Fantasy Source: NetGalley Reading Challenges: Australian Women Writers Challenge 2015 Available: Momentum (electronic) ~ Amazon~ Kobo Disclaimer: I was provided with a free copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. Generations after the Spirits abandoned the world, two mortal empires stand on […]

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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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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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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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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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