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Earl Grey Editing, Under the Pendulum Sun, Jeannette Ng, Gothic horror, Angry Robot Books. historical fantasy, books and tea, tea and books

Under the Pendulum Sun by Jeannette Ng

Published: October 2017 by Angry Robot Books Format reviewed: E-book (mobi) Genres: Historical fantasy, Gothic horror Source: Publisher Available: Publisher (electronic) ~ Abbey’s ~ Amazon ~ Barnes & Noble ~ Book Depository ~ Booktopia ~ Dymocks ~ Kobo Catherine Helstone’s brother, Laon, has disappeared in Arcadia, legendary land of the magical fae. Desperate for news […]

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Phantom Spies, Dawn Meredith, middle-grade superhero, Earl Grey Editing, books and tea, tea and books

Phantom Spies by Dawn Meredith

Published: Self published in December 2017 Format reviewed: Paperback, 88 pages Genres: Sci-fi, Middle Grade Source: Author Reading Challenges: Australian Women Writers Challenge 2017 Available: Amazon ~ Barnes & Noble ~ Book Depository Disclaimer: I was provided with a free copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. The author is a friend. […]

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The Dark Days Club, Lady Helen, Alison Goodman, The Skiffy and Fanty Show

The Dark Days Club by Alison Goodman

My very first review for The Skiffy and Fanty Show is up. The Dark Days Club (or Lady Helen and the Dark Days Club, if you’re looking for the Australian edition) by Alison Goodman is a story about demon hunting in Regency London. Head on over to hear my thoughts!

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The Time of the Stripes by Amanda Bridgeman

Published: Self-published in November 2017 Format reviewed: E-book (mobi) Genres: Science fiction Source: Publisher Reading Challenges: Australian Women Writers Challenge 2017 Available:Amazon ~ Barnes & Noble ~ Kobo Disclaimer: I was provided with a free copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. They survived the alien visitation. But can they survive each […]

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Not Your Sidekick, C.B. Lee, Sidekick Squad, Duet Books, Earl Grey Editing, tea and books, books and tea

Not Your Villain by C.B. Lee

Published: October 2017 by Duet Books Format reviewed: Paperback, 286 pages Series: Sidekick Squad #2 Genres: Science fiction, YA Source: Library Available: Publisher (print and electronic) ~ Abbey’s ~ Amazon ~ Barnes & Noble ~ Book Depository ~ Booktopia~ Kobo ~ Smashwords Disclaimer: This review contains spoilers for previous volumes/books. Bells Broussard thought he had […]

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One Dark Throne, Kendare Blake, Three Dark Crowns, Earl Grey Editing, books and tea, tea and books

One Dark Throne by Kendare Blake

Published: September 2017 by Macmillan Children’s Books Format reviewed: Paperback, 448 pages Series: Three Dark Crowns #2 Genres: Dark fantasy, YA Source: Pan Macmillan 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 […]

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Mt TBR, Earl Grey Editing, tea and books, books and tea, Provenance, Ann Leckie, One Dark Throne, Kendare Blake, The Dark Days Club, Alison Goodman, Not Your Villain, C.B. Lee, Skip Beat, Yoshiki Nakamura, Three Dark Crowns, Phasma, Delilah S. Dawson, Star Wars

Mt TBR Report: October 2017

With two months left to go, I think I can give up on any vague hope I had of breaking even on Mt TBR this year. Though, to be fair, October is both birthday month and Conflux, so I didn’t really stand a chance. Fortunately, my other reading goals are looking good. The first was […]

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Provenance, Ann Leckie, books and tea, tea and books, Earl Grey Editing

Provenance by Ann Leckie

Published: September 2017 by Orbit Format reviewed: Trade Paperback, 441 pages Genres: Science fiction Source: Library Available: Abbey’s ~ Amazon ~ Barnes & Noble ~ Book Depository ~ Booktopia ~ Dymocks ~ Kobo A power-driven young woman has just one chance to secure the status she craves and regain priceless lost artefacts prized by her […]

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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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Earl Grey Editing, Mt TBR, Leia, Princess of Alderaan, Claudia Gray, Three Dark Crowns, One Dark Throne, Kendare Blake, Midnight and Moonshine, Angela Slatter, Lisa L. Hannett, books and tea, tea and books

Mt TBR Report: September 2017

September is traditionally a difficult month for me due to the sheer number of personal and professional commitments I have. This year was certainly no exception, leading to my poorest month for reading so far this year. What reading I did tended towards light romances. I managed to compound the situation by acquiring way too […]

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