Beautiful Dystopias

Since the launch of The Belles earlier this year, Dhonielle Clayton has been very open about taking inspiration from Uglies by Scott Westerfeld. Today I’m over at the Skiffy and Fanty Show, taking a look at the way these two books form an interesting dialogue, with The Belles building on the foundation formed by Uglies […]

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Icefall, Stephanie Gunn, Twelfth Planet Press, books and tea, tea and books, Earl Grey Editing

Icefall by Stephanie Gunn

Published: October 2018 by Twelfth Planet Press Format reviewed: E-book (epub) Genres: Science fiction Source: Publisher Reading Challenges: Australian Women Writers Challenge 2018, SciFiMonth Available: Publisher (electronic only) ~ Amazon (AU, CA, UK, US) ~ Kobo Disclaimer: I was provided with a free copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. The author […]

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Restoration, Angela Slatter, Verity Fassbinder, Earl Grey Editing, books and tea, tea and books

Restoration by Angela Slatter

Published: August 2018 by Jo Fletcher Books Format reviewed: Trade Paperback, 400 pages Series: Verity Fassbinder #3 Genres: Urban fantasy Source: Dymocks Reading Challenges: Australian Women Writers Challenge 2018, RIP XIII Available: Publisher (print only) ~ Abbey’s ~ Amazon (AU, CA, UK, US) ~ Barnes & Noble ~ Book Depository ~ Booktopia ~ Dymocks~ Kobo […]

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Twice Dead, Caitlin Seal, Earl Grey Editing, books and tea, tea and books

Twice Dead by Caitlin Seal

Published: September 2018 by Charlesbridge Teen Format reviewed: E-book (mobi) Series: The Necromancer’s Song #1 Genres: YA Fantasy Source: NetGalley Reading Challenges: RIP XIII Available: Publisher (print) ~ Abbey’s ~ Amazon (AU, CA, UK, US) ~ Barnes & Noble ~ Book Depository ~ Booktopia ~ Dymocks ~ Indiebound ~ Kobo Disclaimer: I was provided with […]

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Accelerants by Lena Wilson

Published: July 2018 by Book Smugglers Publishing Format reviewed: E-book (mobi) Genres: Science fiction, LGBTQIA Source: Publisher Available: Amazon (AU, CA, UK, US) ~ Barnes & Noble ~Kobo ~ Smashwords Disclaimer: I was provided with a free copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. Spring, before When Lucy is six years old […]

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The Transfigured Hart, Jane Yolen, Tachyon Publishing, Particle Books, Earl Grey Editing, books and tea, tea and books

The Transfigured Hart by Jane Yolen

Published: June 2018 by Tachyon Publications Format reviewed: E-book (mobi) Genres: Fantasy, middle grade Source: NetGalley Available: Publisher (electronic only) ~ Amazon (AU,US) ~ Barnes & Noble~ Booktopia ~ Kobo ~ Smashwords Disclaimer: I was provided with a free copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. Heather and Richard have little in […]

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