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Andrea K Höst

Australian writer of science fiction and fantasy.
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July
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February 2016
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Back in 2010, I was halfway through writing The Sleeping Life when I decided to embark on self-publishing my backlist, so I s...
The Sleeping Life - Andrea K. Höst
updated shelf
November 2013
06
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Third book in the magical cats series, hitting much of the same notes as before: female friendships, sensible heroine, cats w...
Copycat Killing - Sofie Kelly
October 2013
07
reviewed: Shadows by Robin McKinley
"Shadows" is McKinley channelling Diana Wynne Jones, a fact which is foregrounded by the book's dedication. The focus on fam...
Shadows - Robin McKinley
September 2013
21
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September 2013
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After their father's stroke, the Appledores move to the old family property - and discover a town of science, unusually smart...
The Water Castle - Megan Frazer Blakemore
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September 2013
07
reviewed:
This starts off in pathos porn mode. Elnora, neglected by a mother in severe grieving mode, endures some humiliation at scho...
A Girl of the Limberlost - Gene Stratton-Porter
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August 2013
30
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A pleasant contemporary high school romance about people "on the outer" making and deepening connections. [Or 'geek love sto...
Life in Outer Space - Melissa Keil
August 2013
09
reviewed:
I picked this up because a friend has a story in it. Interesting collection overall, though there were a couple of stories I...
Gears and Levers 3: A Steampunk Anthology - Irene Radford
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finished reading:
August 2013
05
reviewed:
A nice thick collection of original fiction.Usually I don't notice themes of short story collections (unless the book is suit...
Next - Simon Petrie, Robert Porteous, Martin Livings, Steve Simpson, Shauna O'Meara, Daniel   Simpson, Ian McHugh, Gillian Polack, Robert Phillips, Leife Shallcross, Craig Cormick, Chris McGrane, Catherine Whittle, Helen Stubbs, Richard L. Lagarto, Adam Browne, Kris Ashton, Davi
finished reading:
July 2013
28
reviewed:
Good basic dictionary with nice illustrations.Found myself more than a little annoyed by this description of Medb, though:"Sh...
Dictionary of Celtic Myth and Legend - Miranda J. Green
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July 2013
12
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Of the Clarkesworld issues I've read, this has so far been the strongest. [It's now about 1/3 new fiction, 1/3 reprinted fict...
Clarkesworld Magazine Issue 81 - Neil Clarke,  E. Lily Yu,  Jacob Clifton,  Graham Templeton,  Sarah Monette,  Elizabeth Bear,  Paul J. McAuley,  Jason Heller,  Jeremy L. C. Jones,  Daniel Abraham,  David Melvin
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