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Angela Oliver

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Angela Oliver, "LemurKat", is an author and illustrator. She loves cute and quirky, weird and wonderful, wildlife, and they often find a way to creep into her stories. Angela Oliver has a BSc in zoology and psychology, and enjoys adventuring around the world: visiting such places as Australia, Hawaii, and Madagascar. She resides in the garden city of Christchurch, New Zealand.

Angela Oliver has two novels to her name: "Aroha's Grand Adventure", an animal adventure story set in New Zealand, and "Fellowship of the Ringtails", the first in the series described as "epic fantasy, with lemurs". She does not tend to write human characters, favoring the challenge of non-human protagonists.

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Angela Oliver Go for a walk. Draw a picture. Talk to myself. Talk to my friends. Force myself to free write. Stepping away from the computer seems to be the best…moreGo for a walk. Draw a picture. Talk to myself. Talk to my friends. Force myself to free write. Stepping away from the computer seems to be the best thing to get the creative juices a-flowing. The moment there's no longer the cursor blinking at me, I suddenly feel free.

I should buy more notebooks.(less)
Angela Oliver Being able to make random comments with other writers when out having coffee like "oh man, I can't believe it, I had to kill Juliette today. I tried…moreBeing able to make random comments with other writers when out having coffee like "oh man, I can't believe it, I had to kill Juliette today. I tried to save her, I really did, but... well... it was just not meant to be."

Also, having the characters come to life in your head, developing personalities and finding out where their adventures might take them.(less)
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In memory of Sir Pterry

Today I am in mourning, for today one of my favourite authors stepped out of this world and into the next (if you believe in that kind of thing). That author is Sir Terry Pratchett. He had struggled for eight years with alzheimers and finally it got the better of him.

I first discovered the Discworld close to 30 years ago, when desperately seeking something new to read in our tiny local library.... Read more of this blog post »
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Description: A short story starring my infamous weka, Aroha. (that's a flightless native New Zealand bird)
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I've been wanting to read this book even before it existed! Like many people, when I read "Fangirl", I was eager to know Simon's story. And now I do. And it's great. Sure, there's cliches there - it's essentially a twist on Harry Potter after all - ...more
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A vampire, a wizard and ... well, Simon, take a roadtrip across America. In the beginning, Simon is trapped in ennui and depression after the events of Carry On, Bas is still Bas, and Penny is somehow both irritating and entertaining.

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I enjoyed the world building and the plot moved at a steady pace, keeping me reading (once in finally sat down and read more than two chapters I finished it in a day). Some chars were stronger than others and the main char, Myra, and her single ...more
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'Rising Heat' lives up to its name, starting sweet and romantic with the tales escalating in heat to a grand polyamorous finale. Each story is distinctly different, showcasing the diversity of romantic styles - from the tongue-in-cheek playful humor ...more
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Beautifully written and absolutely heart-wrenching. This was a very emotional read that has left me with a feeling of bittersweet melancholy. I know that the characters were (for the most part) fictious but their loss struck a chord - a loss that ...more
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Thorns and Fangs by Gillian St. Kevern
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Starts pretty full-on with the scorching erotica then turns into a rollercoaster of a thriller. An extremely compelling read - I devoured it in two days.
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