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Midnight and Moonshine, Lisa L. Hannett, Angela Slatter, Ticonderoga Publications, Earl Grey Editing, tea and books, books and tea

Midnight and Moonshine by Lisa Hannett and Angela Slatter

Published: 2012 by Ticonderoga Publications Format reviewed: Paperback, 319 pages Genres: Dark fantasy, horror, historical fantasy Source: Bought from Ticonderoga Reading Challenges: Australian Women Writers Challenge 2017 Available: Publisher (print only) ~ Amazon ~ Barnes & Noble ~ Book Depository ~ Booktopia ~ Kobo ~ Smashwords The gods are dead, but will not be forgotten. […]

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Mt TBR Report: September 2017

September is traditionally a difficult month for me due to the sheer number of personal and professional commitments I have. This year was certainly no exception, leading to my poorest month for reading so far this year. What reading I did tended towards light romances. I managed to compound the situation by acquiring way too […]

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Naked City edited by Ellen Datlow

Published: July 2011 by St. Martin’s Griffin Format reviewed: Paperback, 539 pages Genres: Urban fantasy, horror Source: Library Available:Abbey’s ~ Amazon ~ Barnes & Noble ~ Book Depository ~ Booktopia ~ Dymocks ~ Kobo In this thrilling collection of original stories, some of today’s hottest paranormal authors delight, thrill, and captivate readers with otherworldly tales […]

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Fake Geek Girl, Tansy Rayner Roberts, Belladonna University, Earl Grey Editing, books and tea, tea and books

Fake Geek Girl by Tansy Rayner Roberts

Published: March 2016 by Sheep Might Fly Format reviewed: E-book (mobi) Series: Belladonna University #1 Genres: Fantasy Source: Author Reading Challenges: Australian Women Writers Challenge 2017 Available: Author’s website (electronic, free) ~ Sheep Might Fly (audio, free) ~ Review of Australian Fiction Meet Fake Geek Girl, the band that plays nerdy songs at the university […]

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A Voyage Through Air, Peter F. Hamilton, Queen of Dreams, Earl Grey Editing, books and tea, tea and books

A Voyage Through Air by Peter F. Hamilton

Published: July 2017 by Macmillan Children’s Books Format reviewed: Paperback, 336 pages Series: Queen of Dreams #3 Genres: Fantasy, Middle Grade Source: Publisher Available:Abbey’s ~ Amazon ~ Barnes & Noble ~ Book Depository ~ Booktopia ~ Dymocks ~ Kobo Disclaimer: I was provided with a free copy of this book in exchange for an honest […]

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Mt TBR Report: August 2017

Although August got off to a good start, I had a bit of a reading slump that started about a week in. I’m only just pulling out of it now. Nevertheless, Mt TBR is still looking in good shape after I culled a few books. It brings me back below my starting figure for the […]

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Valentine, Jodi McAlister, Earl Grey Editing, books and tea, tea and books

Valentine by Jodi McAlister

Published: January 2017 by Penguin Teen Australia Format reviewed: Paperback, 395 pages Series: Valentine #1 Genres: YA, fantasy Source: Slow Glass Books Reading Challenges: Australian Women Writers Challenge 2017 Available: Abbey’s ~ Amazon ~Book Depository ~ Booktopia ~ Dymocks ~ Kobo Strange and terrible things begin to happen to four teenagers — all born on […]

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Ashes, Amanda Pillar, Graced, Graced series, Venom and Vampires, paranormal romance collection, Earl Grey Editing, tea and books, books and tea

Ashes by Amanda Pillar

Published: July 2017 Format reviewed: E-book (mobi) Series: Venom and Vampires collection, Graced #2.2 Genres: Paranormal romance Source: Author Reading Challenges: Australian Women Writers Challenge 2017 Available:Amazon ~ Barnes & Noble~ Kobo Disclaimer: I was provided with a free copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. Aria Ash shouldn’t exist Born to […]

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Corpselight, Angela Slatter, Verity Fassbinder, Earl Grey Editing, tea and books, books and tea, Australian fantasy

Corpselight by Angela Slatter

Published: July 2017 by Jo Fletcher Books Format reviewed: Trade paperback, 386 pages Series: Verity Fassbinder #2 Genres: Urban fantasy Source: Hachette Australia Reading Challenges: Australian Women Writers Challenge 2017 Available: Publisher (print) ~ Abbey’s ~ Amazon~ Book Depository ~ Booktopia ~ Dymocks ~ Kobo Disclaimer: I was provided with a free copy of this […]

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Retribution, War of the Gods, Jennifer Fallon, Corpselight, Verity Fassbinder, Angela Slatter, Carrie Fisher, The Princess Diarist, Down Among the Sticks and Bones, Seanan McGuire, Wayward Children, Valentine, Jodi McAllister

Mt TBR report: June 2017

2017 is now half over and I have met my initial annual reading goal of 100 books. I’ve decided to go ahead and set a new target. Without the Aurealis Awards to spur me on, my reading pace has slowed, so I think 200 books isn’t realistic. However, 150 books should be achievable. June was […]

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