Mt TBR Report: July 2021

The more I read, the more I want to read. Which is to say that Mt TBR keeps slowly creeping upward. It was an interesting mix of stuff this month. There’s fanfic alongside some heavier philosophy and memoir. A couple of Lodestar nominees. And I seem to be on a bit of an audio binge. […]

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Mt TBR Report: June 2021

June was a slower month for reading. My reading obligations dragged out longer than I anticipated and I picked up a new craft project. Mt TBR Status Mt TBR @ 1 January 2021: 426Mt TBR @ 31 May 2021: 420Mt TBR @ 30 June 2021: 423 Items Read 79. Shuri: The Search for Black Panther, […]

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Ghost Bird by Lisa Fuller

Published: October 2019 by University of Queensland PressFormat reviewed: Paperback, 280 pagesGenres: Young adult thriller, magical realismSource: Available: Publisher (print and electronic) ~ Abbey’s ~ Amazon (AU, CA, UK, US) ~ Barnes & Noble ~ Book Depository ~ Booktopia ~ Dymocks ~ Indiebound ~ Kobo ~ Smashwords Stacey and Laney are twins — mirror images […]

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Mt TBR Report: April 2019

April generally sees a spike in my reading, in part due to Dewey’s Readathon (there’s a corresponding spike in October, when the readathon also runs). This year’s spike is a bit bigger than usual, as I never quite slowed down after the readathon was over. Mt TBR Status Mt TBR @ 1 January 2019: 442 […]

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Misrule by Jodi McAlister

Published: February 2019 by Penguin Teen Australia Format reviewed: Paperback, 405 pages Series: Valentine #3 Genres: Fantasy, young adult Source: Bought from Harry Hartog Available: Abbey’s ~ Amazon (AU,US) ~Book Depository ~ Booktopia ~ Dymocks~ Kobo Disclaimer: This review contains spoilers for previous books. Things that happen sometimes when your boyfriend is a magical fairy […]

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Mt TBR Report: February 2019

This February was my second-best month for reading on record. It was beaten only by January 2017, which was not coincidentally the last time I faced a deadline for Aurealis judging. It seems that deadlines continue to be the best way to motivate me. This month was also helped by a couple of four-hour train […]

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