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Matters Arising from the Identification of the Body, Simon Petrie, Peggy Bright Books, Earl Grey Editing, books and tea, tea and books

Matters Arising by Simon Petrie

Published: June 2017 by Peggy Bright Books Format reviewed: E-book (mobi) Series: Guerline Scarfe #1 Genres: Sci-fi, crime Source: Publisher Available: Publisher (print and electronic) ~Amazon ~ Barnes & Noble ~ Book Depository ~ Booktopia Disclaimer: I was provided with a free copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. The author is […]

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Retribution, War of the Gods, Jennifer Fallon, Corpselight, Verity Fassbinder, Angela Slatter, Carrie Fisher, The Princess Diarist, Down Among the Sticks and Bones, Seanan McGuire, Wayward Children, Valentine, Jodi McAllister

Mt TBR report: June 2017

2017 is now half over and I have met my initial annual reading goal of 100 books. I’ve decided to go ahead and set a new target. Without the Aurealis Awards to spur me on, my reading pace has slowed, so I think 200 books isn’t realistic. However, 150 books should be achievable. June was […]

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Retribution, Jennifer Fallon, Earl Grey Editing, tea and books, books and tea

Retribution by Jennifer Fallon

Published: May 2017 by Harper Voyager Format reviewed: Trade paperback, 420 pages Series: Hythrun Chronicles #8, The War of the Gods #2 Genres: Epic fantasy Source: Publisher Reading Challenges: Australian Women Writers Challenge 2017 Available: Abbey’s ~ Amazon ~Book Depository ~ Booktopia ~ Dymocks ~ Kobo Disclaimer: I was provided with a free copy of […]

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Behind the Mask, superhero anthology, Tricia Reeks, Kyle Richardson, Earl Grey Editing, books and tea, tea and books

Behind the Mask by Tricia Reeks and Kyle Richardson

Published: May 2017 by Meercat Press Format reviewed: E-book (mobi) Genres: Science fiction, fantasy, speculative fiction Source: Publisher Available:Abbey’s ~ Amazon ~ Barnes & Noble ~ Book Depository ~ Booktopia ~ Dymocks ~ Kobo Disclaimer: I was provided with a free copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. Behind the Mask is […]

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Earl Grey Editing, Mt TBR, Mouse Guard, David Petersen, Ms Marvel, G. Willow Wilson, The Grief Hole, Kaaron Warren, Crow Shine, Alan Baxter, vN, Madeline Ashby, The Dream-Quest of Vellitt Boe, Kij Johnson, Finnikin of the Rock, Melina Marchetta, books and tea, tea and books

Mt TBR report: April 2017

April was already a great month for my reading, but it was nice to have Dewey’s readathon to give it an extra boost. Mt TBR has increased a little with the release of the shortlists for the Hugos and the Ditmars. However, the award shortlists also mean I’m not having any trouble meeting my new […]

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Earl Grey Editing, books and tea, tea and books, Mt TBR, A Darker Shade of Magic, V.E. Schwab, Victoria Schwab, David Malouf, Ransom, Emily Dickinson, Certain Dark Things, Silvia Moreno-Garcia, Mouse Guard, David Petersen

Mt TBR report: March 2017

March was the first full calendar month where I didn’t have any reading to do for the Aurealis Awards. My reading rate subsequently took a plunge, but I remain happy, especially since there were a lot of good books this month. And things are likely to pick up again, now that the shortlists for the […]

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Earl Grey Editing, Mt TBR, Goldenhand, Garth Nix, Threader, Rebekah Turner, Hexenhaus, The Bone Queen, Alison Croggan, The Impossible Story of Olive in Love, Tonya Alexandra, Elegy, Jane Abbott, Frogkisser!, The Ocean of the Dead, Andrew McGahan, books and tea, tea and books

Mt TBR report: February 2017

The first half of February continued January’s frantic pace as I concentrated on finishing all the remaining Aurealis nominations. The second half slowed down to a somewhat more manageable pace. Since I’m over halfway towards my goal of reading 100 books for 2017, I’ve decided to revise the goal up to 150. My other personal […]

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With Roses in Their Hair, Kayla Bashe, Tam Lin retelling, Earl Grey Editing, tea and books, books and tea, science fantasy

With Roses in Their Hair by Kayla Bashe

Published: Self-published in November 2016 Format reviewed: E-book (mobi) Genres: Romance, science-fiction, fantasy, fairytale retelling Source: Amazon Reading Challenges: Read My Valentine Available:Amazon A F/F sci-fantasy retelling of the child ballad Tam Lin. Released as a tribute to the life and works of academic “tam-nonlinear” and to raise awareness of the adoptable cats they posted […]

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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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Mt TBR Wrap-up: January 2017

2017 got off to an epic start. With the deadline for Aurealis judging breathing down my neck, I’ve been tearing through the books faster than I’ve been acquiring them. At the rate I’m going, I should have no trouble making it to 100 books by the end of the year. In fact, I’m thinking of […]

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