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2015 Diversiverse wrap-up

It has been quite the weekend for reading challenges. Dewey’s read-a-thon took place on Sunday and was a blast, as always. But I will get to that in another post. Saturday marked the end of the Diversiverse reading challenge. For those that need reminding, A More Diverse Universe is a very simple reading challenge. It asks […]

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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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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 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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Diversity and Reading

It’s that time of year where readers and reviewers are taking stock of what they’ve read, looking at their stats (if they track them) and make goals for the new year. You’ve probably noticed I’ve been doing the same. It was in this spirit that Andi of Estella’s Revenge posted her thoughts on the slippery […]

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Loose-leaf Links for October

I hadn’t intended to make signal boosts a regular part of this blog but I get too many tasty tidbits to resist. So welcome to Loose-leaf Links. Baggage If the gorgeous cover above looks familiar to you, it may be because you’ve seen it in my portfolio. I was a sub-editor on the anthology and […]

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Review: The Interrogation of Ashala Wolf

Ashala Wolf is an Illegal: a human being with a special power in a world where such powers are outlawed. She is also leader of the Tribe, a group of runaway children who are likewise gifted. When one of them betrays her into the hands of a sadistic government official, she must fight with everything […]

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A More Diverse Universe 2014

A More Diverse Universe is a very simple reading challenge with straightforward requirements. The sign-up post asks participants to: Read and review one book Written by a person of color During the last two weeks of September (September 14th – 27th)  As with many of the reading challenges I participate in, I first heard about […]

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