Podcast Episode #13: Brisbane Writers Festival

September 11, 2014 Podcast 0


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

In this episode we discuss the events we attended as part of the Brisbane Writers Festival weekend including the Love YA event at the Brisbane Square Library! We met some great authors and listened to some interesting discussions.

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.


Brisbane Writers Festival – 3-7 September 2014 – bwf.org.au

Love YA Festival – 12pm-5pm Saturday September 6 at the Brisbane Square Library.

Films – If I Stay (22 August)

DISCUSSION TOPIC: Brisbane Writers Festival / Love YA Event

Laini Taylor (Daughter of Smoke and Bone series)

Isobelle Carmody (Obernewtyn Chronicles)

Kirilee Barker (The Book of Days)

Sean Williams (Twinmaker Series)

Steph Bowe (All This Could End)

Jeann of Happy Indulgence blog

Amie Kaufman (These Broken Stars, Illuminae, also a novella from Tarver’s point of view – This Night So Dark, releasing for free October 7)

Other books mentioned: The Queen’s Thief series by Megan Whelan Turner, The Dark is Rising by Susan Cooper

Angelya & Philippa meet Laini Taylor!

Angelya & Philippa meet Laini Taylor!


YA, Frozen, Fault in Our Stars and Dr Who fandoms!




Awaken trilogy (HMH Books for Young Readers) by Katie Kacvinsky
Book 3: Still Point (Review) – coming out September 2014

The Hundred  (Little, Brown Books for Young Readers) by Kass Morgan
Book 1: The 100 (Review)

Snow Like Ashes (Balzer + Bray) by Sarah Raasch
Book 1: Snow Like Ashes  – coming out October 2014

The Magisterium (Random House Childrens UK) by Holly Black & Cassandra Clare
Book 1: The Iron Trials  – coming out September 2014

Sweet Unrest by Lisa Maxwell

Of Scars and Stardust by Andrea Hannah


The Gateway Chronicles by K.B. Hoyle
Book 6: The Bone WhistleSeptember 18

Endgame: The Calling by James Frey and Nils Johnson-Shelton

The Book of Days by KA Barker

The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern



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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