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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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Mt TBR report: January 2015

  It never quite feels like the summer holidays unless I have my nose stuck in a book. Despite the unseasonably cool, wet weather (or perhaps because of it), I did well with keeping my summer tradition. In fact, it has been a few years since I managed to read so many books in the […]

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Review: Saga, Volume One

Published: 2012 by Image Comics Format reviewed: Paperback, 160 pages Series: Saga #1 Genres: Science fantasy, space opera, speculative fiction, graphic novel Source: On loan from friends Two soldiers from opposing sides of a galactic war fall in love, desert their respective armies and have a baby together. Naturally, their commanders are less than impressed […]

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Review: Blood of Elves by Andrzej Sapkowski

Published: 2009 by Hachette Format reviewed: Paperback, 398 pages Series: The Witcher #1 Genres: Fantasy Source: Bought on Amazon When an invading empire conquers her country, Ciri is rescued by a monster hunter called Geralt of Rivia. The princess slowly learns magic and trains as the first female witcher (as the monster hunters are called). […]

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Mt TBR report: December 2014 & Yearly Wrap-up

Happy New Year! I hope it has been treating you well so far. As you can see, I’m back from my holiday. I had a lovely time with family and friends. My only complaint is that I didn’t get enough reading time (but when is that ever the case?). With 2014 officially over, it’s time […]

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My Favourite Reads of 2014

Earl Grey Editing will be closed from 20 December until 12 January, making this my last post of the year. I thought I would leave you with some of my favourite reads from 2014. These are not books that were necessarily published this year, just read by me this year. In no particular order: If […]

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Loose-leaf Links for December

Since Earl Grey Editing will be closed from 20 December until 12 January, I’m posting this edition a little early. Anything else of interest I stumble across this month will get included in the January edition. Bookish news At Tor.com, Delia Sherman reflects on book covers and the work of Kathleen Jennings. The gorgeous cover […]

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