Podcast Episode #57 – Upcoming Adaptations

Podcast Episode #57 – Upcoming Adaptations

Welcome to the fifty-seventh episode of the Tea in the Treetops podcast hosted by Philippa and Anni. In this episode, we discuss some upcoming science fiction TV adaptations that have been recently announced. We also discuss what we’ve been watching, reading and listening to recently (Game of Thrones). This episode was… Read more »

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Review: Heart of Mist, Helen Scheuerer

Review: Heart of Mist, Helen Scheuerer

Bleak is an orphan, making her living on the seas around Angove, plus whatever she can pickpocket. Most of it goes on drink, to try to shut out the voices that drive her mad most of the time. But when Kings Soldiers show up to collect her, she has no… Read more »

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Review: Vigil, Angela Slatter

Review: Vigil, Angela Slatter

Verity Fassbinder is half-human, half-Weyrd. From her unique position between two worlds, she keeps vigil over Brisbane, along with her boss and ex-boyfriend, Bela, and her friend and driver, Ziggi. Together, they investigate and deal with trouble that arises with the city’s Weyrd population. Most Weyrd live glamoured in plain… Read more »

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Wrap-up: August 2017

Wrap-up: August 2017

How is it September already? August was gone in a flash, I swear. I’ve been back into the swing of uni and things. I read a grand total of two books, but one of those was the enormous and intimidating Assassin’s Fate by Robin Hobb. It was so great to… Read more »

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Review: Assassin’s Fate, Robin Hobb

Review: Assassin’s Fate, Robin Hobb

How do I even begin to review an 850-page trilogy-ender with fifteen books worth of story behind it? Robin Hobb is the master of not only building a beautiful, detailed world, but also layered and relatable characters for her readers to laugh and cry with. In the case of this… Read more »

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Bout of Books Read-a-thon 20 – Goals

Bout of Books Read-a-thon 20 – Goals

Welcome to Tea in the Treetops, and Anni’s goals list for yet another Bout of Books Read-a-thon. Here’s a bit of information about the read-a-thon: The Bout of Books read-a-thon is organized by Amanda Shofner and Kelly @ Reading the Paranormal. It is a week long read-a-thon that begins 12:01am Monday,… Read more »

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Wrap-up: June/July 2017

Wrap-up: June/July 2017

July has come to and end, and since I seem to have completely missed the end of June, I’ll combine for a double-header wrap up. So I was supposed to be on holidays from my uni work, which should have theoretically opened up the time and brain-space for catching up… Read more »

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Giveaway: Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets

Giveaway: Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets

Are you interested in tickets to see Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets? Read on! Based on the ground-breaking comic book series, Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets is the visually spectacular new adventure film from Luc Besson, the legendary director of The Professional, The Fifth Element… Read more »

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Podcast Episode #56 – The Handmaid’s Tale

Podcast Episode #56 – The Handmaid’s Tale

Welcome to the fifty-sixth episode of the Tea in the Treetops podcast hosted by Philippa and Anni. In this episode, we discuss The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood (spoiler-free!) and the TV series adaptation. We also discuss what we’ve been watching, reading and listening to recently (A Monster Calls, Game of… Read more »

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Review: A Monster Calls (film)

Review: A Monster Calls (film)

The film version of A Monster Calls will be released in Australia on July 27 (this coming Thursday!). A review of the book is already up on this site, as well as a Q and A with the author, Patrick Ness, but let’s talk about the film. A Monster Calls… Read more »

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