Podcast Episode #5: Dreams of Gods and Monsters

May 1, 2014 Podcast 2

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Welcome to the 5th episode of the Tea in the Treetops podcast hosted by Philippa and Angelya.

In this episode we

  • discuss some upcoming books
  • do a joint book review of Dreams of Gods & Monsters, Laini Taylor (spoiler free!)
  • discuss book blogging and review books
  • and also answer our first listener question about the Divergent film!
  • Don’t forget to listen right at the end for a sneaky bonus track ūüôā

We hope you enjoy listening and we would love to hear your feedback – anything you would like us to talk about in particular? Just let us know!

You can listen to past episodes of the podcast, as well as the various ways to subscribe on the main podcast page.

Our title music is titled Sea of Dreams and has been used with the kind permission of the composer, Bart Stoop. You can hear more of Bart’s beautiful music at facebook.com/BartStoop.



Pushing the Limits Series by Katie McGarry (Harlequin Teen Australia)
Book 3: Crash Into You

The Murder Complex Series by Lindsay Cummings (Greenwillow Books)
Book 1: The Murder Complex coming out 10th June 2014

After the End Series by Amy Plum (HarperTeen)
Book 1: After the End coming out 6th May 2014

House of Ivy & Sorrow by Natalie Whipple (HarperTeen)

Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn (Broadway Books)


A Creature of Moonlight by Rebecca Hahn (HMH Books for Young Readers) coming out 6th May 2014

The Girl With All The Gifts by M.R. Carey (Orbit) coming out 10th June 2014 (originally Jan 2014)

Blood of Eden Series by Julie Kagawa  (Harlequin Teen Australia)
Book 3: The Forever Song


Dreams of Gods & Monsters by Laini Taylor (Little, Brown & Company / Hatchette Australia)

Philippa: four-stars         Angelya: four-half-stars

Other Books in the Series:

Book 1: Daughter of Smoke & Bone¬†(Philippa’s Review, Angelya’s Review)
Book 2: Days of Blood & Starlight¬†(Angelya’s Review)
Novella: Night of Cake & Puppets


Book Blogging: The phases of dealing with review books. Inspired by the article “Finding Diamonds in the Rough” by Anya, On Starships and Dragonwings. We also mention Netgalley and Edelweiss for review e-book sources.


Penny asks:

What did you think of the Divergent movie, and the differences from the book? 

Email | Goodreads | Amazon.com | Twitter | Instagram Philippa lives in Brisbane, Australia with her partner and two daughters. She is an avid reader and reviewer of Young Adult literature as well as being a student midwife, closet geek, procrastibaker and coffee addict.

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