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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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The Epic Crush of Genie Lo, F.C. Yee, Earl Grey Editing, books and tea, tea and books, superhero YA

The Epic Crush of Genie Lo by F.C. Yee

Published: August 2017 by Amulet Books Format reviewed: E-book (mobi) Genres: Young adult, fantasy Source: NetGalley 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. The struggle to get into a […]

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Valentine, Jodi McAlister, Earl Grey Editing, books and tea, tea and books

Valentine by Jodi McAlister

Published: January 2017 by Penguin Teen Australia Format reviewed: Paperback, 395 pages Series: Valentine #1 Genres: YA, fantasy Source: Slow Glass Books Reading Challenges: Australian Women Writers Challenge 2017 Available: Abbey’s ~ Amazon ~Book Depository ~ Booktopia ~ Dymocks ~ Kobo Strange and terrible things begin to happen to four teenagers — all born on […]

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Trust, Kylie Scott, Earl Grey Editing, books and tea, tea and books

Trust by Kylie Scott

Published: Self-published in July 2017 Format reviewed: E-book (mobi) Genres: Young adult, contemporary romance Source: NetGalley Reading Challenges: Australian Women Writers Challenge 2017 Available:Amazon ~ Barnes & Noble ~ Book Depository ~Kobo Disclaimer: I was provided with a free copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. Being young is all about the […]

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Retribution, War of the Gods, Jennifer Fallon, Corpselight, Verity Fassbinder, Angela Slatter, Carrie Fisher, The Princess Diarist, Down Among the Sticks and Bones, Seanan McGuire, Wayward Children, Valentine, Jodi McAllister

Mt TBR report: June 2017

2017 is now half over and I have met my initial annual reading goal of 100 books. I’ve decided to go ahead and set a new target. Without the Aurealis Awards to spur me on, my reading pace has slowed, so I think 200 books isn’t realistic. However, 150 books should be achievable. June was […]

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Rift Riders, Becca Lusher, Wingborn, Earl Grey Editing, tea and books, books and tea.

Rift Riders by Becca Lusher

Published: Self-published in March 2017 Format reviewed: E-book (mobi) Series: Wingborn #2 Genres: Fantasy Source: Author Available: Amazon ~ Barnes & Noble ~Kobo ~ Smashwords Disclaimer: I was provided with a free copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. The author is a friend. I have done my best to give an […]

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Children of the Different, S.C. Flynn, Earl Grey Editing, books and tea, tea and books

Children of the Different by S.C. Flynn

Published: September 2016 by The Hive Format reviewed: E-book (mobi) Genres: Dystopian YA, speculative fiction Source: Author Available:Amazon ~ Barnes & Noble ~ Book Depository ~ Booktopia~ Kobo ~ Smashwords Disclaimer: I was provided with a free copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. Nineteen years ago, a brain disease known as […]

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Queens of Geek, Jen Wilde, contemporary YA, Earl Grey Editing, tea and books, books and tea.

Queens of Geek by Jen Wilde

Published: March 2017 by Swoon Reads Format reviewed: Paperback, 288 pages Genres: Contemporary YA Source: Publisher Reading Challenges: Australian Women Writers Challenge 2017 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 […]

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Finnikin of the Rock, Melina Marchetta, The Lumatere Chronicles, Earl Grey Editing, tea and books, books and tea

Finnikin of the Rock by Melina Marchetta

Published: September 2008 by Viking Australia Format reviewed: Trade Paperback, 416 pages Series: Lumatere Chronicles #1 Genres: Young adult, fantasy Source: Secondhand book shop Reading Challenges: Australian Women Writers Challenge 2017 Available: Publisher (print and electronic) ~ Abbey’s ~ Amazon ~ Barnes & Noble ~ Book Depository ~ Booktopia ~ Dymocks ~ Kobo ~ Smashwords […]

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Mt TBR report: March 2017

March was the first full calendar month where I didn’t have any reading to do for the Aurealis Awards. My reading rate subsequently took a plunge, but I remain happy, especially since there were a lot of good books this month. And things are likely to pick up again, now that the shortlists for the […]

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