Beautiful Dystopias

Since the launch of The Belles earlier this year, Dhonielle Clayton has been very open about taking inspiration from Uglies by Scott Westerfeld. Today I’m over at the Skiffy and Fanty Show, taking a look at the way these two books form an interesting dialogue, with The Belles building on the foundation formed by Uglies […]

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RIP XIII

  Happy Halloween! I admit I don’t really celebrate, but it is a wonderful excuse to wear some awesome manicures. Of course, the arrival of Halloween means that the 13th Readers Imbibing Peril reading challenge is coming to a close. In case you have forgotten, this is basically an excuse to read as much as […]

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Restoration, Angela Slatter, Verity Fassbinder, Earl Grey Editing, books and tea, tea and books

Restoration by Angela Slatter

Published: August 2018 by Jo Fletcher Books Format reviewed: Trade Paperback, 400 pages Series: Verity Fassbinder #3 Genres: Urban fantasy Source: Dymocks Reading Challenges: Australian Women Writers Challenge 2018, RIP XIII Available: Publisher (print only) ~ Abbey’s ~ Amazon (AU, CA, UK, US) ~ Barnes & Noble ~ Book Depository ~ Booktopia ~ Dymocks~ Kobo […]

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Twice Dead, Caitlin Seal, Earl Grey Editing, books and tea, tea and books

Twice Dead by Caitlin Seal

Published: September 2018 by Charlesbridge Teen Format reviewed: E-book (mobi) Series: The Necromancer’s Song #1 Genres: YA Fantasy Source: NetGalley Reading Challenges: RIP XIII Available: Publisher (print) ~ Abbey’s ~ Amazon (AU, CA, UK, US) ~ Barnes & Noble ~ Book Depository ~ Booktopia ~ Dymocks ~ Indiebound ~ Kobo Disclaimer: I was provided with […]

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