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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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Mt TBR report: November 2014

After October’s little hiccup, Mt TBR is slooowly shrinking again. However, I’m going to have to do better if I want to preemptively mitigate the damage Christmas is likely to cause. Mt TBR status Mt TBR @ 1 January: 191 Mt TBR @ 31 October: 219 Mt TBR @30 November: 217   Books read 49. […]

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Review: Flower and Weed by Margo Lanagan

Published: 2013 by FableCroft Publishing Format reviewed: E-book (mobi) Genres: Fantasy Source: Purchased on Amazon While not technically part of a series, Flower and Weed is a short story connected to Margo Lanagan’s novel Sea Hearts. It focuses on one of the minor characters from the novel and shares a glimpse into part of her […]

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Short fiction and reviewing

  Two weeks ago, I came across a post from Renay at Lady Business about her struggles with the field of short SF fiction. The short fiction field is huge and it’s flooded with so much work that no one reader could begin to keep up (did anyone ever keep up? Was it possible, long […]

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Review: Phantazein edited by Tehani Wessely

Published: 2014 by FableCroft Publishing Format reviewed: E-book (mobi) Series: None Genres: Fantasy Source: Review copy provided by the publisher Challenges: Dewey’s Read-a-thon Disclaimer: I know the publisher, cover artist and a couple of the contributors In my September review of To Spin A Darker Stair, I anticipated that Phantazein would prove to be more […]

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