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Tempting Mr Townsend, Anna Campbell, Dashing Widows, Earl Grey Editing, romance, Regency romance, tea and books

Tempting Mr Townsend by Anna Campbell

Published: Self-published in February 2016 Format reviewed: E-book (mobi) Series: Dashing Widows #2 Genres: Romance, Regency romance Source: Amazon Reading Challenges: Australian Women Writers Challenge 2016, #ReadMyOwnDamnBooks Available: Amazon ~ Barnes & Noble ~ Kobo ~ Smashwords Beauty – and the Beast? When Anthony Townsend bursts into Lady Deerham’s fashionable Mayfair mansion demanding the return […]

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The Wild Girl, Kate Forsyth, historical fiction, Wilhelm Grimm, the Brothers Grimm, fairytales

The Wild Girl by Kate Forsyth

Published: March 2013 by Random House Australia Format reviewed: Trade paperback, 538 pages Genres: Historical Fiction Source: Pulp Fiction Books Reading Challenges: Australian Women Writers Challenge 2016, Once Upon A Time X, #ReadMyOwnDamnBooks Available: Abbey’s ~ Amazon ~ Barnes & Noble ~ Book Depository ~ Booktopia ~ Dymocks ~ Kobo Dortchen Wild fell in love […]

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Seveneves, Neal Stephenson, Jim Butcher, The Aeronaut's Windlass, The Cinder Spires, The Fifth Season, N.K. Jemisin, Ishtar, Amanda Pillar, K.V. Taylor, The Wild Girl, Kate Forsyth, books and tea, Earl Grey Editing, Mt TBR

Mt TBR report: May 2016

May was a challenging month for reading. It got off to a slow start, thanks to the way I binge-watched two seasons of Daredevil on Netflix. It also didn’t help that May unofficially turned into the month of chunksters, particularly when the Hugo nominees for Best Novel arrived from the library. My #ReadMyOwnDamnBooks stats are looking reasonable. My […]

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Ishtar, Amanda Pillar, K.V. Taylor, Kaaron Warren, Deborah Biancotti, Cat Sparks, horror anthology, books and tea

Ishtar edited by Amanda Pillar & K.V. Taylor

Published: November 2011 by Morrigan Books Format reviewed: Paperback, 262 pages Genres: Horror, sci-fi, speculative fiction Source: Pulp Fiction Books Reading Challenges: Australian Women Writers Challenge 2016, Once Upon A Time X, #ReadMyOwnDamnBooks Available: Amazon ~ Book Depository ~ Booktopia ~ Kobo Disclaimer: A few of the contributors are acquaintances. I have done my best […]

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Sisters of Icarus, Becca Lusher, Icarus Child, Tales of the Aekhartain, historical fantasy, historical romance, fantasy, romance, Earl Grey Editing, tea

Sisters of Icarus by Becca Lusher

Published: Self-published, September 2015 Format reviewed: E-book (mobi) Series: Tales of the Aekhartain, Icarus Child #1 Genres: Historical fantasy, romance Source: Smashwords Reading Challenges: Once Upon A Time X Available: Barnes & Noble ~ Kobo ~ Smashwords Disclaimer:The author is a friend. I have done my best to give an unbiased review. Britain 163 BC […]

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Earl Grey Editing, Mt TBR, Dungeon World, Sage LaTorra, Adam Koebel, The Opposite of Life, Narelle Harris, tea, tea and books

Mt TBR report: April 2016

March may have been a terrible month for Mt TBR, but April made up for it. I’m very pleased that I have almost broken even for the year and I’m hoping I can keep this up for the next eight months. Hey, a girl can dream. I’ve also done better with #ReadMyOwnDamnBooks. My goal for the […]

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A Gentleman’s Position by KJ Charles

Published: April 2016 by Loveswept Format reviewed: E-book (mobi) Series: Society of Gentlemen #3 Genres: Historical romance, LGBTQIA Source: NetGalley Available: Publisher (electronic only) ~ Amazon ~ Kobo Disclaimer: I was provided with a free copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. This review contains spoilers for previous books. Among his eccentric […]

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Mt TBR report: March 2016

Um. So, between some excellent sales (particularly from Samhain as they wind up), some raids on the library in preparation for Contact and my trip to the Contact dealers room, I might have been a bit excitable with my acquisitions. Even keeping up my excellent reading rate hasn’t helped. But I always knew March was […]

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Rag and Bone, KJ Charles, A Charm of Magpies, Samhain Publishing, Earl Grey Editing, tea, historical fiction, m/m romance, romance, historical fantasy,

Rag and Bone by KJ Charles

Published: March 2016 by Samhain Publishing Format reviewed: E-book (mobi) Series: Rag and Bone #1 Genres: Historical fiction, fantasy, romance, LGBTQIA. Source: NetGalley Reading Challenges: Read My Valentine Available: Publisher (electronic only) ~ Amazon ~ Barnes & Noble ~ Kobo Disclaimer: I was provided with a free copy of this book in exchange for an […]

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My Favourite Reads of 2015

There won’t be a Loose-leaf Links post for December. This month’s schedule is a bit shorter than usual because Earl Grey Editing will be closed from 24 December until 4 January. That makes this my last post of the year. So along with the sight of this tasty Christmas tea blend from The Tea Centre, […]

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