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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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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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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Scourge of the Seas of Time (and Space) edited by Catherine Lundoff

Published: December 2018 by Queen of Swords Press Format reviewed: E-book (epub) Genres: Fantasy, sci-fi, historical fiction, LGBTQIA Source: Publisher Available: Publisher (print and electronic) ~ Amazon (AU, CA, UK, US) ~ Barnes & Noble ~ Book Depository ~ Booktopia~ Indiebound ~ Kobo ~ Smashwords Disclaimer: I was provided with a free copy of this […]

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SciFiMonth 2018

November was SciFiMonth, a reading/media challenge run by Imyril of x+1 and Lisa of Dear Geek Place. The idea is to use the occasion as an excuse to consume all the science fiction you’ve been meaning to get to. Since I did so well with the RIP XIII reading challenge over September and October, I […]

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Icefall, Stephanie Gunn, Twelfth Planet Press, books and tea, tea and books, Earl Grey Editing

Icefall by Stephanie Gunn

Published: October 2018 by Twelfth Planet Press Format reviewed: E-book (epub) Genres: Science fiction Source: Publisher Reading Challenges: Australian Women Writers Challenge 2018, SciFiMonth Available: Publisher (electronic only) ~ Amazon (AU, CA, UK, US) ~ Kobo Disclaimer: I was provided with a free copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. The author […]

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