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Read My Valentine 2017 Wrap-up

During February I ran Read My Valentine. Ordinarily, it’s my excuse to read and review as many romance novels as I can manage, but I was still reading for the Aurealis Awards until almost midway through the month. So, this year I took a slightly different approach and concentrated on reviewing work that represented a […]

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Viral Airwaves by Claudie Arseneault

Published: Self-published in November 2016 Format reviewed: E-book (mobi), 2nd ed. Genres: Speculative fiction, LGBTQIA Source: Amazon Reading Challenges: Read My Valentine Available: Amazon ~ Barnes & Noble~ Kobo Henry Schmitt wants nothing more than a quiet life and a daily ration of instant noodles. At least until he learns the terrible secret that drove […]

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Among Galactic Ruins, Anna Hackett, Earl Grey Editing, books and tea, tea and books, sci-fi romance

Among Galactic Ruins by Anna Hackett

Published: Self-published in August 2015 Format reviewed: E-book (mobi) Series: The Phoenix Adventures #0.5 Genres: Romance, sci-fi, adventure Source: Amazon Reading Challenges: Australian Women Writers Challenge 2017, Read My Valentine Available:Amazon ~ Barnes & Noble ~ Book Depository ~ Booktopia ~Kobo ~ Smashwords When astro-archeologist and museum curator Dr. Lexa Carter discovers a secret map […]

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Wanted, A Gentleman by KJ Charles

Published: January 2017 by Riptide Publishing Format reviewed: E-book (mobi) Genres: Historical romance, LGBTQIA Source: NetGalley Reading Challenges: Read My Valentine Available: Publisher (print and electronic) ~ Amazon ~ Barnes & Noble ~ Book Depository ~ Booktopia ~ Kobo Disclaimer: I was provided with a free copy of this book in exchange for an honest […]

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Hold Me, Courtney Milan, Cyclone, Earl Grey Editing

Hold Me by Courtney Milan

Published: Self-published in October 2016 Format reviewed: E-book (mobi) Series: Cyclone #2 Genres: Contemporary romance Source: Amazon Reading Challenges: Read My Valentine Available: Amazon ~ Barnes & Noble ~ Book Depository ~ Booktopia ~Kobo ~ Smashwords Jay na Thalang is a demanding, driven genius. He doesn’t know how to stop or even slow down. The […]

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Read My Valentine 2017

I’ve mentioned many times that I’m a sucker for a reading challenge and I have especially loved the themed challenges Carl has run at Stainless Steel Droppings. There’s Once Upon A Time for fantasy from March until June. There’s Readers Imbibing at Peril for dark fantasy, supernatural and horror over the Halloween period. And there’s […]

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Read My Valentine wrap-up

During February I ran Read My Valentine, which was basically my excuse to read and review as many romance novels as I could manage. I’m pleased to say that I managed quite a lot: The Duchess War by Courtney Milan. Kings Rising by C.S. Pacat. Reviewed here. Take Me As I Am by Charmaine Ross. […]

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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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Captive by Amanda Pillar

Published: February 2016 by Momentum Format reviewed: E-book (mobi) Series: Graced #0.5 Genres: Fantasy, paranormal romance. Source: NetGalley Reading Challenges: Australian Women Writers Challenge 2016, Read My Valentine Available:  Amazon ~ Barnes & Noble ~ Kobo Disclaimer: I was provided with a free copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. Civilization has ended. Vampires, werewolves, and the […]

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Romance for Speculative Fiction Readers: Part 2

Last week, as part of Read My Valentine, I posted some of my speculative fiction gateways into romance. This week I have invited a few of my friends to give their recommendations. Donna Maree Hanson writes speculative fiction under her own name and speculative romance as Dani Kristoff. She’s not only recommended me some great […]

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