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Once Upon A Time, Earl Grey Editing, books and tea, The Opposite of Life, Narelle Harris, Foxglove Summer, Ben Aaronovitch, Ishtar, Amanda Pillar, K.V. Taylor, The Wild Girl, Kate Forsyth

Once Upon A Time X: epilogue

  The Once Upon A Time X reading challenge finished yesterday, so it is time for me to check in with how I went. To recap, OUAT is a reading challenge for lovers of fantasy, fairytale, folklore and mythology. It is organised by Carl of Stainless Steel Droppings and runs from 21 March to 21 June. I signed up […]

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Ember, Bettie Sharpe, Cinderella retelling, fairytale retelling, erotic fairytale, fantasy, #ReadMyOwnDamnBooks, Once Upon A Time X, Earl Grey Editing

Ember by Bettie Sharpe

Published: Self-published in November 2007 Format reviewed: E-book (mobi) Genres: Fantasy, fairytale, romance Source: Amazon Reading Challenges: #ReadMyOwnDamnBooks, Once Upon A Time X Available: Amazon ~ Kobo ~ Smashwords Everyone loves Prince Charming. They have to–he’s cursed. Every man must respect him. Every woman must desire him. One look, and all is lost. Ember would […]

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Vigil, Angela Slatter, Verity Fassbinder, Brisbane, books and tea

Vigil by Angela Slatter

Published:July 2016 by Jo Fletcher Books Format reviewed: E-book (mobi) Series: Verity Fassbinder #1 Genres: Urban fantasy Source: NetGalley Reading Challenges: Australian Women Writers Challenge 2016, Once Upon A Time X Available: Abbey’s ~ Amazon ~Book Depository ~ Booktopia ~ Dymocks ~ Kobo Disclaimer: I was provided with a free copy of this book in […]

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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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Memories of Ash, Intisar Khanani, The Sunbolt Chronicles, fantasy, YA, Earl Grey Editing, books and tea

Memories of Ash by Intisar Khanani

Published: June 2016 by Purple Monkey Press Format reviewed: E-book (mobi) Series: The Sunbolt Chronicles #2 Genres: Fantasy, YA Source: Author Reading Challenges: Once Upon A Time X Available: Amazon ~ Barnes & Noble ~Kobo Disclaimer: I was provided with a free copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. This review contains […]

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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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Earl Grey Editing, Penric's Demon, Lois McMaster Bujold, fantasy, tea and books

Penric’s Demon by Lois McMaster Bujold

Published: July 2015 by Subterranean Press Format reviewed: E-book (mobi) Series: World of the Five Gods #1.5 Genres: Fantasy Source: NetGalley Reading Challenges: Once Upon A Time X Available: Publisher (print) ~ Abbey’s ~ Amazon~ Book Depository ~ Booktopia Disclaimer: I was provided with a free copy of this book in exchange for an honest […]

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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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Sunbolt, Sunbolt Chronicles, Intisar Khanani, fantasy, Purple Monkey Press

Sunbolt by Intisar Khanani

Published: June 2013 by Purple Monkey Press Format reviewed: E-book (mobi) Series: The Sunbolt Chronicles #1 Genres: Fantasy, YA Source: Author Reading Challenges: Once Upon A Time X Available: Amazon ~ Book Depository ~ Booktopia ~ Kobo Disclaimer: I was provided with a free copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. The […]

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Blood of Innocents, Mitchell Hogan, Harper Voyager, Sorcery Ascendant Sequence, epic fantasy, fantasy, Earl Grey Editing, shelfie

Blood of Innocents by Mitchell Hogan

Published: January 2016 by Harper Voyager Format reviewed: Trade paperback, 578 pages Series: Sorcery Ascendant Sequence #2 Genres: Fantasy, epic fantasy Source:Harper Voyager Reading Challenges: Once Upon A Time X Available: Abbey’s ~ Amazon ~ Book Depository ~ Booktopia ~ Dymocks ~ Kobo Disclaimer: I was provided with a free copy of this book in […]

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