Podcast Episode #51 – 2017 TBR – #LoveOZYA Edition

Podcast Episode #51 – 2017 TBR – #LoveOZYA Edition

Welcome to the fifty-first episode of the Tea in the Treetops podcast hosted by Philippa and Anni. In this episode we list some anticipated spec-fic #LoveOZYA books coming out in 2017 (that’s YA books by Aussie authors, for the uninitiated). We also chat about some books we’ve been reading, including… Read more »

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Blog Tour: Freeks, Amanda Hocking

Blog Tour: Freeks, Amanda Hocking

Mara and her mother are part of a travelling side show, along with others with supernatural abilities. Mara herself does not have any powers, apart from the odd gut feeling, but her mom is a necromancer – able to speak with the dead. When they set up in the town… Read more »

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Review and Giveaway: Norse Mythology, Neil Gaiman

Review and Giveaway: Norse Mythology, Neil Gaiman

Neil Gaiman, master storyteller, is back. This time, he’s retelling ancient tales of the Norse gods –  the likes of Odin, Thor and Loki. Interested in finding out where Thor got his hammer? Or why the tides ebb and flow? You’ll find the answers in these stories. There are fifteen stories… Read more »

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Review: Windwitch, Susan Dennard

Review: Windwitch, Susan Dennard

Windwitch is the second book in Susan Dennard’s Witchlands series. In Truthwitch, Safiya and Iseult flee their home after causing trouble for a Guildmaster. Safi is a Truthwitch – magically able to discern whether someone is telling the truth, and people are after her for her skills. Iseult’s Threadwitch abilities… Read more »

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Wrap-up: January 2017

Wrap-up: January 2017

Happy new year! It seems silly to say that when it’s already February, but January flew past in a flash so I’m in denial. I’m also in denial about the political craziness going on in the world, so I’m going to ignore it completely and talk about books, because they… Read more »

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Podcast Episode #50 – Load your 2017 TBR

Podcast Episode #50 – Load your 2017 TBR

Welcome to the fiftieth episode of the Tea in the Treetops podcast hosted by Philippa and Anni. Happy new year! It’s our fiftieth episode and to celebrate, we’re giving away presents! See below for details. We take a look back on the great time we’ve had making this podcast so far,… Read more »

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Discussion: Dream YA Fantasy Author Panel

Discussion: Dream YA Fantasy Author Panel

Who is your favourite author? Is there a particular author you’d love to meet in person? I’ve been to a number of writer’s festivals and conventions over the last few years, and I love meeting authors and hearing them speak about their stories and wiring processes. I especially love to hear… Read more »

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Review and Giveaway: To The Sea, Christine Dibley

Review and Giveaway: To The Sea, Christine Dibley

Set on the beautiful and wild Tasmanian coastline, To The Sea is the magical story of a missing teenager. Zoe Kennett disappears from her family’s home next to calm waters, and it’s DI Tony Vincent’s job to organise the search for her body. A young girl couldn’t possibly have survived… Read more »

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Review: The Fifth Avenue Artists Society, Joy Callaway

Review: The Fifth Avenue Artists Society, Joy Callaway

Ginny Loftin is a writer, living in the Bronx with her mother and artistic siblings. Ginny is shattered when her childhood friend and love of her life, Charlie, proposes to another woman at his mother’s insistence. Lost in grief, she pours out her worries into a novel, and is convinced to… Read more »

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