It’s oh, so quiet…

It’s oh, so quiet…

Hello lovely readers! I do apologise for the silence around here. I’ve moved house now, but still do not have any internet, or, in fact, an assembled desk or computer. That makes blogging difficult, but don’t despair! I’ll return very soon with lots of reviews, plus a special podcast episode to… Read more »

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Review: Empire of Storms, Sarah J Maas

Review: Empire of Storms, Sarah J Maas

At last, the fifth book in Sarah J Maas’ Throne of Glass series, Empire of Storms, has arrived. This series is turning into an epic tale, the threads of which are weaving together in this penultimate book. Although I loved reading it, there were a few things that I didn’t like… Read more »

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Podcast Episode #46 – A Musical Interlude

Podcast Episode #46 – A Musical Interlude

Welcome to the forty-sixth episode of the Tea in the Treetops podcast hosted by Philippa and Angelya. In this episode, Angelya brings you a musical interlude. How do authors use music to help them set the mood for their work? Sarah J Maas recently posted her full playlists for A Court… Read more »

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Review: Ignite the Shadows, Ingrid Seymour

Review: Ignite the Shadows, Ingrid Seymour

Marci is a high school student by day and hacker by night, but from a young age, she has had strange attacks from her ‘shadows’. When she discovers the group IgNiTe, they explain that she’s not alone with these attacks, and that the shadows are in fact an insidious threat from a… Read more »

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Wrap-up: August 2016

Wrap-up: August 2016

The end of August has arrived, so it’s time to look back on the month. I read thirteen books this month, including two audio books and three graphic novels. It doesn’t feel like I’ve read that much recently though, due to a big re-read of Queen of Shadows, to prepare… Read more »

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Review: Mechanica, Lance Balchin

Review: Mechanica, Lance Balchin

Two hundred years into the future, humans are the only animal life left on Earth. There are still creatures, though – strange mechanical insects and birds that have evolved over the years from man-made designs. This book contains incredibly detailed pictures and descriptions of these Mechanica, as described by Miss Liberty… Read more »

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Review: The Raven Boys, Maggie Stiefvater

Review: The Raven Boys, Maggie Stiefvater

Magic, ghosts, ley lines, and ancient Welsh kings – Maggie Stiefvater’s The Raven Cycle is exactly the series I love to read, and I didn’t even know until I started reading The Raven Boys! “If you kiss your true love, he will die.” Blue Sargent’s family of psychics have been… Read more »

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