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Loose-leaf Links #76

Loose-leaf Links is a feature where I gather together the interesting bits and pieces on sci-fi, fantasy and romance I’ve come across and share them with you over tea. Today’s tea is Kumquat tea from Lupicia. This is a way more subtle tea than I was expecting from the smell. The kumquat mostly comes through […]

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Grounded by Narrelle M. Harris

Published: March 2019 by Escape Publishing Format reviewed: E-book (mobi), 150 pages Genres: Paranormal romance Source: NetGalley Available: Amazon (AU, CA, UK, US) ~ Barnes & Noble~ Kobo Disclaimer: I was provided with a free copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. In a world where flight is life, will two grounded […]

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Loose-leaf Links #75

Loose-leaf Links is a feature where I gather together the interesting bits and pieces on sci-fi, fantasy and romance I’ve come across and share them with you over tea. Today’s tea is Imperial Spice by Adore Tea. This blend of cinnamon, cloves and orange is one I’m turning to more frequently as the weather cools. […]

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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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Sherwood by Meagan Spooner

With the year well underway and Aurealis judging over, I have finally returned to my YA column at Skiffy and Fanty. This week I’m taking a look at Meagan Spooner’s feminist Robin Hood retelling, Sherwood. The book was an absolute delight, managing to examine sexism, class privilege and grief, while also delivering an entertaining adventure.

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Loose-leaf Links #74

Loose-leaf Links is a feature where I gather together the interesting bits and pieces on sci-fi, fantasy and romance I’ve come across and share them with you over tea. Today’s tea is Wombat Tea from the art of tea. I love a good Assam tea and this one comes blended with equally strong Daintree tea […]

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Thornbound by Stephanie Burgis

Published: February 2019 by Five Fathoms Press Format reviewed: E-book (epub) Series: The Harwood Spellbook #2 Genres: Fantasy, alternate history, romance Source: Publisher Available: Amazon (AU, CA, UK, US) ~ Barnes & Noble~ Kobo ~ Smashwords Disclaimers: I was provided with a free copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. This review […]

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Loose-leaf Links #73

Loose-leaf Links is a feature where I gather together the interesting bits and pieces on sci-fi, fantasy and romance I’ve come across and share them with you over tea. Today’s tea is Earl Grey from Lupicia. This has become my favourite Earl Grey blend. The tea is excellent quality and the bergamot is fragrant without […]

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