Review: Words in Deep Blue, Cath Crowley

Review: Words in Deep Blue, Cath Crowley

It is a truth universally acknowledged, that second-hand bookshops have a special mystery about them. There’s something about the smell and the feel of books that have been places and seen things. They store the collected memories of a community. Australian author Cath Crowley returns with Words in Deep Blue,… Read more »

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Podcast Episode #53 – Strange the Dreamer

Podcast Episode #53 – Strange the Dreamer

Welcome to the fifty-third episode of the Tea in the Treetops podcast hosted by Philippa and Anni. In this episode we review Strange the Dreamer by Laini Taylor (without spoilers to start with). We also review the recent Beauty and the Beast film, discuss 13 Reasons Why, and also chat about… Read more »

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Wrap-up: March 2017

Wrap-up: March 2017

The end of March has arrived, so it’s time to take a look back at the month. You might have noticed a distinct lack of reviews around here this month. Well, the uni assignment season has started in earnest, and the time for writing book reviews that aren’t for assignment… Read more »

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Podcast Episode #52 – Caraval

Podcast Episode #52 – Caraval

Welcome to the fifty-second episode of the Tea in the Treetops podcast hosted by Philippa and Anni. In this episode we review Caraval by Stephanie Garber. We also chat about some books we’ve been reading and listening to, including the audiobook of Illuminae by Jay Kristoff and Amie Kaufman, and This Savage… Read more »

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Wrap-up: February 2017

Wrap-up: February 2017

Hi everyone! It’s the end of another month (okay, it was a short one), so it’s time to take a look back. I read seven books (This Savage Song by Victoria Schwab not pictured), and listened to The Signature of All Things by Elizabeth Gilbert on audio. I also read… Read more »

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Review: The Cruelty, Scott Bergstrom

Review: The Cruelty, Scott Bergstrom

Gwendolyn is a drifter, a typical diplo-brat hopping from country to country with her diplomat father. When Gwen’s father goes missing on a trip to Paris, she realises that the authorities have no idea where he is, and are scaling back their search. Taking the alias Sofia, Gwen travels to Europe… Read more »

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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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