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.┬áMy goal for the […]

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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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Earl Grey Editing, Keri Arthur, Fireborn, Souls of Fire, urban fantasy, paranormal romance

Fireborn by Keri Arthur

Published: July 2014 by Piatkus Books Format reviewed: Paperback, 400 pages Series: Souls of Fire #1 Genres: Urban fantasy Source: Gift Reading Challenges: Australian Women Writers Challenge 2016, Once Upon A Time X Available: Abbey’s ~ Amazon ~ Book Depository ~ Booktopia ~ Dymocks ~ Kobo Emberly has spent a good number of her many […]

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Kings Rising, C.S. Pacat, Captive Prince, fantasy, romance, m/m, Earl Grey Editing, Elizabeth Fitzgerald

Kings Rising by C.S. Pacat

Published: February 2016 by Viking: Penguin Format reviewed: Paperback, 384 pages Series: Captive Prince #3 Genres: Fantasy, romance Source: Dymocks Reading Challenges: Australian Women Writers Challenge 2016, Read My Own Damn Books, Read My Valentine Available: Abbey’s ~ Amazon ~ Barnes & Noble ~ Book Depository ~ Booktopia ~ Dymocks ~ Kobo Disclaimer: This review […]

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The Seduction of Lord Stone, Anna Campbell, The Dashing Widows, Regency romance, romance

The Seduction of Lord Stone by Anna Campbell

Published: Self-published in September 2015 Format reviewed: E-book (mobi) Series: Dashing Widows #1 Genres: Regency romance Source: Amazon Reading Challenges: Australian Women Writers Challenge 2016, #ReadMyOwnDamnBooks, Read My Valentine Available: Amazon ~ Barnes & Noble ~Kobo ~ Smashwords Caroline, Lady Beaumont, arrives in London seeking excitement after ten dreary years of marriage and an even […]

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In the Devil’s Nebula by Anna Hackett

Published: Self-published in July 2014 Format reviewed: E-book (mobi) Series: The Phoenix Adventures #2 Genres: Science fiction, space opera, romance Source: Author’s website Reading Challenges: Australian Women Writers Challenge 2016, #ReadMyOwnDamnBooks, The 2016 Sci-fi Experience Available: Amazon ~ Barnes & Noble ~ Kobo ~ Smashwords Two years ago, on a deadly mission to the lawless […]

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Ancillary Sword by Ann Leckie

Published: October 2014 by Orbit Format reviewed: Paperback, 356 pages Series: Imperial Radch #2 Genres: Science fiction Source: Gift Reading Challenges: The 2016 Sci-fi Experience, #ReadMyOwnDamnBooks Available: Publisher (print and electronic) ~ Abbey’s ~ Amazon ~ Barnes & Noble ~ Book Depository ~ Booktopia ~ Dymocks ~ Kobo ~ Smashwords Disclaimer: This review contains spoilers […]

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2016 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. 2015 challenge […]

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