Earl Grey Editing, 2017 Reading Challenges

2017 Reading Challenges

If you’ve been following me for even a short time, you probably know I’m a sucker for a reading challenge. Many of the ones in which I participate are seasonal or only run for a short time. However, I usually sign up for a couple of year-long challenges, just to keep things interesting. 2016 Challenge […]

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Lady Helen and the Dark Days Pact, Alison Goodman, A Tangle of Gold, Jaclyn Moriarty, Book of Lies, Teri Terry, The Bone Queen, Alison Croggon, Allegiance, Confused, Wanda Wiltshire, TBR, books and tea, tea and books, Earl Grey Editing

Mt TBR report: November 2016

November has been… an interesting month. I got off to a roaring start but eye strain slowed me down significantly and I continue to be slow to recover. So I’m pleased that I still managed to finish a reasonable number of books. As expected, my #ReadMyOwnDamnBooks stats continue to slip. My goal for the challenge was to make sure […]

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The Bone Knife, Intisar Khanani, The Theft of Sunlight, books and tea, tea and books, Earl Grey Editing

The Bone Knife by Intisar Khanani

Published: October 2012 by Purple Monkey Press Format reviewed: E-book (mobi) Series: The Theft of Sunlight #0.5 Genres: Fantasy Source: Smashwords Reading Challenges: Read My Own Damn Books Available:  Amazon ~ Barnes & Noble ~ Kobo ~ Smashwords ~ Free across all platforms Rae knows how to look out for family. Born with a deformed foot, she feigns indifference to the pity and […]

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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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Bound, Alex Caine, Alan Baxter, Earl Grey Editing, books and tea, contemporary fantasy, urban fantasy

Bound by Alan Baxter

Published: July 2014 by HarperCollins Publishers Format reviewed: E-book (mobi) Series: Alex Caine #1 Genres: Contemporary fantasy Source: Amazon Reading Challenges: Read My Own Damn Books Available: Abbey’s ~ Amazon ~ Barnes & Noble ~ Book Depository ~ Booktopia ~ Dymocks ~ Kobo Alex Caine is a martial artist fighting in illegal cage matches. His […]

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Earl Grey Editing, Mt TBR, books and tea, Illuminae, Amie Kaufman, Jay Kristoff,

Mt TBR report: July 2016

July wasn’t my slowest month for reading this year, but it came close. I’ve been very unfocused, thanks to my competing reading schedules (Aurealis, Hugo, reviewing). I’ve started quite a few books but not managed to finish many. However, I’m still hanging in there, even if Mt TBR is getting a little out of control. […]

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Winning Lord West, Anna Campbell, Dashing Widows, tea and books, Regency romance

Winning Lord West by Anna Campbell

Published: Self-published in April 2016 Format reviewed: E-book (mobi) Series: Dashing Widows #3 Genres: Romance, Regency romance Source: Amazon Reading Challenges: Australian Women Writers Challenge 2016, #ReadMyOwnDamnBooks Available: Amazon ~ Barnes & Noble ~ Kobo ~ Smashwords Disclaimer:This review contains spoilers for previous volumes/books. Spirited Helena, Countess of Crewe, knows all about profligate rakes; she […]

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