Review: Esme’s Wish, Elizabeth Foster

Review: Esme’s Wish, Elizabeth Foster

Esme’s Wish is Elizabeth Foster’s debut fantasy book for middle grade to young adult readers. Esme’s mother was lost at sea, but Esme knows that can’t be the whole truth. When her father remarries and she’s left alone with her horrible aunt while the newlyweds are off on honeymoon, she… Read more »

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Wrap-up: October 2017

Wrap-up: October 2017

It’s the first of November, and that means it’s time for Tea in the Treetops’ blogaversary! Four years ago, a bunch of friends banded together to start this blog, and although many have gone on to other projects and fun things, I’m still here and keeping on writing, and Philippa’s… Read more »

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Review: This Mortal Coil, Emily Suvada

Review: This Mortal Coil, Emily Suvada

Emily Suvada’s debut novel, This Mortal Coil, is set in a terrifying future where a destructive plague threatens the human race. In this future, cybertechnology has progressed so far that everyone is implanted with a bud in their arm at birth, which grows into a neural network controlled with a… Read more »

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Podcast Episode #58 – Christmas is Coming

Podcast Episode #58 – Christmas is Coming

Welcome to the fifty-eighth episode of the Tea in the Treetops podcast hosted by Philippa and Anni. In this episode, we discuss some exciting news, and we recommend some books to buy for Christmas presents this year. We also discuss what we’ve been watching, reading and listening to recently. This… Read more »

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Giveaway: Esme’s Wish, Elizabeth Foster

Giveaway: Esme’s Wish, Elizabeth Foster

Esme’s Wish is Elizabeth Foster’s debut novel, and it has been described as appealing to fans of Tamora Pierce and other friendship-based fantasies such as Lynette Noni’s Medoran Chronicles. I’m very pleased to be able to give away two finished copies of the book to residents of Australia. You can… Read more »

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Review: Godsgrave, Jay Kristoff

Review: Godsgrave, Jay Kristoff

Godsgrave is the much-anticipated sequel to Jay Kristoff’s Nevernight – one of my favourite books of 2016. I had loved the brutal world of the Red Church and of the wider world of Itreya, the twists, the lies and the deceit. I looked forward to getting back into it all…. Read more »

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Review: Beautiful Mess, Claire Christian

Review: Beautiful Mess, Claire Christian

Claire Christian’s Beautiful Mess was the winner of the Text Prize for 2016, and for good reason. This important book examines the issues of depression and anxiety, but also grief of those left behind after a suicide. It might sound like a grim start, and it is to a certain… Read more »

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Wrap-up: September 2017

Wrap-up: September 2017

It’s October, and Queensland has already had our first spring heatwave. Summer is coming! After so many awesome books came out during September, I’m finding myself drowning under the tbr pile. I have so many books I want to read next that I can’t decide which one to start with!… Read more »

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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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