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Midnight and Moonshine, Lisa L. Hannett, Angela Slatter, Ticonderoga Publications, Earl Grey Editing, tea and books, books and tea

Midnight and Moonshine by Lisa Hannett and Angela Slatter

Published: 2012 by Ticonderoga Publications Format reviewed: Paperback, 319 pages Genres: Dark fantasy, horror, historical fantasy Source: Bought from Ticonderoga Reading Challenges: Australian Women Writers Challenge 2017 Available: Publisher (print only) ~ Amazon ~ Barnes & Noble ~ Book Depository ~ Booktopia ~ Kobo ~ Smashwords The gods are dead, but will not be forgotten. […]

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Naked City edited by Ellen Datlow

Published: July 2011 by St. Martin’s Griffin Format reviewed: Paperback, 539 pages Genres: Urban fantasy, horror Source: Library Available:Abbey’s ~ Amazon ~ Barnes & Noble ~ Book Depository ~ Booktopia ~ Dymocks ~ Kobo In this thrilling collection of original stories, some of today’s hottest paranormal authors delight, thrill, and captivate readers with otherworldly tales […]

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Fake Geek Girl, Tansy Rayner Roberts, Belladonna University, Earl Grey Editing, books and tea, tea and books

Fake Geek Girl by Tansy Rayner Roberts

Published: March 2016 by Sheep Might Fly Format reviewed: E-book (mobi) Series: Belladonna University #1 Genres: Fantasy Source: Author Reading Challenges: Australian Women Writers Challenge 2017 Available: Author’s website (electronic, free) ~ Sheep Might Fly (audio, free) ~ Review of Australian Fiction Meet Fake Geek Girl, the band that plays nerdy songs at the university […]

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Sunvault, Phoebe Wagner, Bronte Christopher Weiland, solarpunk, Upper Rubber Boot Books, Earl Grey Editing, tea and books, books and tea

Sunvault edited by Phoebe Wagner and Bronte Christopher Wieland

Published: August 2017 by Upper Rubber Boot Books Format reviewed: E-book (mobi) Genres: Science fiction Source: NetGalley Available: Amazon ~ Barnes & Noble ~ Book Depository ~ Booktopia ~Kobo Disclaimer: I was provided with a free copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. Sunvault: Stories of Solarpunk and Eco-Speculation is the first […]

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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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Mt TBR, History and Fiction, Gillian Polack, Binti, Nnedi Okorafor, Aradia, Charles Leland, Seanan McGuire, Discount Armageddon, Midnight Blue-light Special, InCryptid, tea cup, tea and books

Mt TBR report: June 2016

  Entries for the Aurealis Awards started coming in this month. It has been a challenge to juggle them with reading for the Hugos and reading review books. However, I’m doing a decent job of keeping up with the Aurealis reading and the voting deadline for the Hugos is in a month. Things should ease […]

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Earl Grey Editing, Defying Doomsday, Holly Kench, Tsana Dolichva, books and tea

Defying Doomsday edited by Tsana Dolichva and Holly Kench

Published: May 2016 by Twelfth Planet Press Format reviewed: E-book (mobi) Genres: Science fiction Source: Editor Reading Challenges: Australian Women Writers Challenge 2016 Available: Publisher (print and electronic) ~ Amazon ~ Barnes & Noble ~ Book Depository Disclaimer: I was provided with a free copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. A few of the contributors […]

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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. My goal for the […]

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Falling in Love with Hominids, Nalo Hopkinson, Tachyon Publications, short story collection, fantasy, magical realism, speculative fiction

Falling in Love with Hominids by Nalo Hopkinson

Published: August 2015 by Tachyon Publications Format reviewed: E-book (mobi) Genres: Speculative fiction, fantasy, magical realism, LBGTQIA Source: NetGalley Available: Publisher (print and electronic) ~ Abbey’s ~ Amazon ~ Book Depository ~ Booktopia ~ Dymocks ~ Kobo Disclaimer: I was provided with a free copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. Nalo Hopkinson […]

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The 2016 Sci-fi Experience wrap-up

Back in December I signed up for the 2016 Sci-fi Experience, a reading challenge run by Carl of Stainless Steel Droppings. My hope was the challenge would provide a bit of a counterbalance to all of the fantasy I read. The challenge wrapped up on Sunday after running for two months. I have some mixed […]

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