Mt TBR report: October 2016

  Oh boy. October was a pretty good month for reading. It also involved a flood of acquisitions: some Aurealis entries, some gifts, some acquisitions from Conflux, some loans and some just because I had to have them. So usual story (well, except for the gifts), just slightly higher numbers. My #ReadMyOwnDamnBooks stats continue to slip. My goal […]

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Summerlong by Peter S. Beagle

Published: August 2016 by Tachyon Publications Format reviewed: E-book (mobi) Genres: Literary fiction, fantasy, magical realism Source: NetGalley Available: Publisher (print) ~ Abbey’s ~ Amazon ~ Barnes & Noble ~ Book Depository ~ Booktopia Disclaimer: I was provided with a free copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. Retired history professor Abe […]

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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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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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