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The Foretelling of Georgie Spider by Ambelin Kwaymullina

Published: August 2015 by Walker Books Australia Format reviewed: Paperback, 446 pages Series: The Tribe #3 Genres: Speculative fiction, young adult Source: Library Reading Challenges: Australian Women Writers Challenge 2015 Available: Abbey’s ~ Amazon ~ Booktopia ~ Kobo Disclaimer: This review may contain spoilers for previous books. A storm was stretching out across futures to […]

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Loose-leaf Links for June

Loose-leaf Links is a feature where I gather together the interesting bits and pieces I’ve come across in the last month and share them with you over tea. Or, in this case, over something vaguely similar to tea. The vanilla rooibos came courtesy of my Monstrositea subscription. Awards News The Gemmell Awards are now open for voting. I […]

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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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My Favourite Reads of 2014

Earl Grey Editing will be closed from 20 December until 12 January, making this my last post of the year. I thought I would leave you with some of my favourite reads from 2014. These are not books that were necessarily published this year, just read by me this year. In no particular order: If […]

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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: The Disappearance of Ember Crow by Ambelin Kwaymullina

Published: 2013 by Walker Books Australia Format reviewed: Paperback, 445 pgs Series: The Tribe #2 Genres: Speculative Fiction, Young Adult Source: Public library With the Tribe now safe from Neville Rose, Ashala Wolf should be able to relax. Instead, she finds her Sleepwalking power out of control, making her a threat to everyone around her. […]

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Loose-leaf Links for November

I have a lot of interesting links to share this month, so you might like to grab a cup of tea before you settle in.   Covers and Tables of Contents Clare Miller has reissued her steampunk f/f romance Golden Hearts with a new cover (seen above). I, for one, love the shiny! FableCroft Publishing […]

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Review: Sea Hearts by Margo Lanagan

Published: 2012 by Allen and Unwin Format reviewed: Paperback, 343 pages Series: None Genres: Fantasy. A case could also be made for YA Source: Public library Challenge: Dewey’s read-a-thon Sea Hearts is a dark fantasy that taps into traditional tales of selkie wives. Misskaella is a lonely child, bullied by her sisters and shunned by […]

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Mt TBR report: October 2014

September saw Mt TBR tower ever higher. As expected, Conflux contributed significantly, though wasn’t solely to blame. I’m just not reading as much at the moment and I shudder to think what Mt TBR would have looked like without Dewey’s read-a-thon to get it a little more under control. Mt TBR status Mt TBR @ […]

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