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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Q&A and Giveaway: A Monster Calls, Patrick Ness

Q&A and Giveaway: A Monster Calls, Patrick Ness

Patrick Ness’ A Monster Calls is a beautiful story about a young boy dealing with his mother’s illness and impending loss. The film, starring Sigourney Weaver, Liam Neeson and Felicity Jones, was originally released in other countries much earlier in the year, but here in Australia it’s finally getting a… Read more »

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Special Feature: #LoveOzYABloggers 1: High School

Special Feature: #LoveOzYABloggers 1: High School

Welcome to the first #LoveOzYABloggers prompt. #LoveOzYABloggers is hosted by #LoveOzYA, a community led organisation dedicated to promoting Australian young adult literature. Keep up to date with all new Aussie YA releases with their monthly newsletter, or find out what’s happening with News and Events, or submit your own! Since you’ll mainly find Fantasy and Sci-fi books… Read more »

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Podcast Episode #55 – TBR Load for Late 2017

Podcast Episode #55 – TBR Load for Late 2017

Welcome to the fifty-fifth episode of the Tea in the Treetops podcast hosted by Philippa and Anni. In this episode, we’re halfway through 2017 already! We take a look at some books that are coming out later this year. We also discuss what we’ve been watching, reading and listening to recently (Game… Read more »

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Review: Heartstone, Elle Katherine White

Review: Heartstone, Elle Katherine White

Pride and Prejudice, with Dragons, you say? Where do I sign? I wanted to love this book so much. I mean, I’ve read quite a few P&P retellings now, and even watched one, but none of them really hold a candle to the original story, do they? But this… this… Read more »

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Review: Draekora & Launch

Review: Draekora & Launch

Lynette Noni’s much anticipated third book in the Medoran Chronicles, Draekora, is now available! Way back on May 16, I was lucky enough to join in with the re-run of the launch, at Mount Alvernia College in Brisbane. I say re-run, because the first attempt at the launch happened to… Read more »

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