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Review: Unbound and Free by Becca Lusher

Published: July 2014 by Smashwords Format reviewed: E-book (mobi) Series: Tales of the Aekhartain (Historical Aekhartain #1) Genres: Historical fantasy Source: Smashwords Reading Challenges: Once Upon A Time IX Available: Amazon ~ Smashwords Disclaimer: The author is a friend. I have done my best to give an unbiased review. Demairo’s life is far from easy. Living on an […]

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Review – Aurora: Darwin by Amanda Bridgeman

Published: 2013 by Momentum Format reviewed: E-book (mobi) Series: Aurora #1 Genres: Science fiction Source: From the publisher via NetGalley Reading Challenges: Australian Women Writers Challenge 2015 Available: Amazon ~ Barnes & Noble ~ Google Play ~ Kobo ~ Print Disclaimer: I was provided with a free copy of this book in exchange for an […]

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Review: Saga, Volume 2

Published: July 2013 by Image Comics Format reviewed: Paperback, 144 pages Series: Saga #2 Genres: Science fantasy, space opera, speculative fiction, graphic novel Source: On loan from friends Disclaimer: Some spoilers for Volume 1 Aside from a brief detour at the beginning–which manages to be an effective recap as well as supplying some new and necessary […]

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Review: Graced by Amanda Pillar

Published: February 2015 by Momentum Format reviewed: E-book (mobi) Series: Graced #1 Genres: Fantasy, paranormal romance Source: From the publisher via NetGalley Reading Challenges: Australian Women Writers Challenge 2015 City Guard Elle Brown has one goal in life: to protect her kid sister, Emmie. Falling in love–and with a werewolf at that–was never part of the deal. […]

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Review: Cold Comfort and Other Tales by David McDonald

Published: 2014 by Clan Destine Fictions Format reviewed: E-book (mobi) Genres: Science fiction Source: Review copy provided by author Disclaimer: Review copy provided by author in exchange for an honest review. Cold Comfort and Other Tales is a collection of science fiction short stories, two of which are reprints and one of which is original. […]

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Review: Shadows of Fate by Angela Dennis

Published: April 2015 by Samhain Publishing Format reviewed: E-book (mobi) Series: Shadow Born #1 Genres: Urban fantasy Source: From the publisher via NetGalley After being accused of her husband’s murder, Brenna Baudouin is banished to Earth for a hundred years. This plane is struggling under an influx of demons, and Brenna makes her living as […]

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Conversation: Some Kind of Fairy Tale by Graham Joyce

One of my very favourite things about reading a book is discussing it with friends afterwards… or better yet, during. I loved literature classes at university and I often wonder why I haven’t joined a book club. I love the way other people bring other perspectives to the text, allowing me to see it in […]

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Review: In Search of Lost Dragons by Elian Black’Mor and Carine M

Published: December 2014 by Dynamite Entertainment Format reviewed: E-book (.acsm) Series: Black’Mor Chronicles Genres: Fantasy, art book Source: From the publisher via NetGalley In Search of Lost Dragons presents itself as the diary of Elian Black’Mor, an intrepid explorer and naturalist with a dragon obsession. This obsession leads him to travel all over Europe and […]

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Illuminations by Gillian Polack

Published: 2002 by Trivium Publishing Format reviewed: Paperback, 289 pages Genres: Literary fiction, fantasy Source: Canberra Speculative Fiction Guild Reading Challenges: Australian Women Writers Challenge 2015 Disclaimer: The author is a friend. I have done my best to give an unbiased review. Rose is an Australian medievalist on sabbatical in France. She discovers a strange […]

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Review: Nightmare in Steam by Lexi Ostrow

Published: 2014 by Hot Ink Press Format reviewed: E-book (mobi) Series: Alliance of Silver and Steam #1 Genres: Erotica, Paranormal romance, Steampunk Source: From the publisher via NetGalley Lucius is a Nightmare Demon with the power to invade dreams and frighten people to death. On a mission to infiltrate the Alliance of Silver and Steam–a […]

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