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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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Mt TBR Report: December 2015 and Yearly Wrap-up

Happy New Year! I hope 2016 has been treating you well so far. I had a lovely time with family and friends. My only complaint is that I didn’t get enough reading time (but when is that ever the case?). Before I kick off with all my book-geeky stats, I want to congratulate Liz Barr […]

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Mt TBR report: October 2015

As expected, October saw a bit of an influx of books, partly thanks to the dealers’ room at Conflux… though I also need to stay away from NetGalley for a while. It’s a good thing Dewey’s read-a-thon took place this month or the damage might have been worse. Mt TBR Status Mt TBR @ 1 […]

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Mt TBR report: June 2015

June was an exceptionally busy month for work, so I’m a little surprised I got in as much reading as I did. Mt TBR actually shrunk! This was partly because I¬†returned a couple of books I’d borrowed before things got busy, but I was also good about not picking up too many new books. Hopefully, […]

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Mt TBR report: May 2015

I think this month might be the first month this year I’ve broken even by reading as many books as I acquired. Now, if I can just improve on that a little… Mt TBR status Mt TBR @ 1 January 2015: 202 Mt TBR @ 30 April 2015: 220 Mt TBR @ 31 May¬†2015: 220 […]

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Review: Kaleidoscope edited by Alisa Krasnostein and Julia Rios

Published: August 2014 by Twelfth Planet Press Format reviewed: Paperback, 450 pages Genres: Speculative fiction, fantasy, science fiction, magical realism Source: Bought directly from the publisher Reading Challenges: Australian Women Writers Challenge 2015 Available: Twelfth Planet Press (print and electronic)~ Amazon ~ Book Depository ~ Booktopia ~ Kobo ~ Smashwords What do a disabled superhero, […]

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Mt TBR report: February 2015

Most of my reading this month was electronic, making it a challenge photographically. I’ve been keeping up a decent pace with my reading but my acquisitions have done likewise. Mt TBR status Mt TBR @ 1 January 2015: 202 Mt TBR @ 31 January 2015: 209 Mt TBR @ 28 February 2015: 211 Books read […]

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Review: Cold Comfort and Other Tales by David McDonald

Published: 2014 by Clan Destine Fictions Format reviewed: E-book (mobi) Genres: Science fiction Source: Review copy provided by author Disclaimer: Review copy provided by author in exchange for an honest review. Cold Comfort and Other Tales is a collection of science fiction short stories, two of which are reprints and one of which is original. […]

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Mt TBR report: December 2014 & Yearly Wrap-up

Happy New Year! I hope it has been treating you well so far. As you can see, I’m back from my holiday. I had a lovely time with family and friends. My only complaint is that I didn’t get enough reading time (but when is that ever the case?). With 2014 officially over, it’s time […]

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Review: Dimension6, Issue 1 edited by Keith Stevenson

Published: April 2014 by coeur de lion publishing Format reviewed: E-book (mobi) Genres: Sci-fi, horror Source: Free from the publisher’s website Dimension6 is a new electronic publication that was launched this year by Keith Stevenson of coeur de lion publishing. There are three issues a year, each featuring three short stories. This inaugural issue contained […]

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