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Mt TBR report: May 2015

I think this month might be the first month this year I’ve broken even by reading as many books as I acquired. Now, if I can just improve on that a little… Mt TBR status Mt TBR @ 1 January 2015: 202 Mt TBR @ 30 April 2015: 220 Mt TBR @ 31 May¬†2015: 220 […]

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Review: The Art of Effective Dreaming by Gillian Polack

Published: April 2015 by Satalyte Publishing Format reviewed: E-book (mobi) Genres: Fantasy, literary fiction Source: Publisher Reading Challenges: Australian Women Writers Challenge 2015, Once Upon A Time IX Available: Satalyte Publishing (print and electronic) ~ Amazon ~ Book Depository ~ Booktopia~ Kobo ~ Smashwords Disclaimer: The author is a friend. I have done my best […]

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Review: The Lies of Locke Lamora by Scott Lynch

Published: February 2007 by Gollancz Format reviewed: Paperback, 531 pages Series: The Gentlemen Bastards Sequence #1 Genres: Fantasy Source: Gift Reading Challenges: Once Upon A Time IX Available: Publisher ~ Abbey’s ~ Amazon ~ Book Depository ~ Dymocks ~ Kobo The Thorn of Camorr is said to be an unbeatable swordsman, a master thief, a […]

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Review: Kaleidoscope edited by Alisa Krasnostein and Julia Rios

Published: August 2014 by Twelfth Planet Press Format reviewed: Paperback, 450 pages Genres: Speculative fiction, fantasy, science fiction, magical realism Source: Bought directly from the publisher Reading Challenges: Australian Women Writers Challenge 2015 Available: Twelfth Planet Press (print and electronic)~ Amazon ~ Book Depository ~ Booktopia ~ Kobo ~ Smashwords What do a disabled superhero, […]

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DNFs

I’m a pretty stubborn reader. I crave completion and always want to know how the story ends. Almost always, anyway. It takes a lot to make me put down a book, but it has happened occasionally. Most recently was The Meeting of the Waters by Caiseal Mor, back in February. This got me thinking about […]

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Review: City of Fae by Pippa DaCosta

Published: May 2015 by Bloomsbury Spark Format reviewed: e-ARC Genres: Fantasy, urban fantasy, New Adult Source: From the publisher via NetGalley Reading Challenges: Once Upon A Time IX Available: From 7 May Disclaimer: I was provided with a free copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. From the moment Alina touches London’s […]

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Mt TBR report: April 2015

Reading slowed to a crawl this month, thanks to an especially busy month (both personally and professionally). Even the read-a-thon didn’t save me. I’m a little disappointed not to have kept up the pace of the last few months, however that rate tends to be more exception than rule. It will be interesting to see […]

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Review: The Dagger of Dresnia by Satima Flavell

Published: April 2014 by Satalyte Publishing Format reviewed: E-book (mobi) Series: The Talismans #1 Genres: Fantasy Source: Satalyte Publishing Reading Challenges: Australian Women Writers Challenge 2015, Once Upon A Time IX Available: Satalyte Publishing(electronic and print) Disclaimer: I was provided with a free copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. Queen Ellyria […]

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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. […]

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Mt TBR report: March 2015

March has me well on the way to a record year in terms of the number of books I’ve read. I think I can safely say that this blog has had a definite impact on my reading patterns. However, as with last month, I’m still acquiring books faster than I’m reading them. The pile in […]

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