Welcome to the twenty-sixth episode of the Tea in the Treetops podcast hosted by Philippa and Angelya.
This episode was recorded on tour. That’s right, we traveled south for just one day at the Sydney Writers Festival, including TeenCon 2015! In this episode we give a recap of our adventures, as well as a joint review of A Court of Thorns and Roses by Sarah J Maas. This episode was recorded on May 25th, 2015.
Thank you so much to all the publishers who made TeenCon such a great experience, especially Felicity (@penguinteenaus)! Also a big thank you to those we met and who gave us mini-interviews. A big shoutout to my sister Steph and her hubby who let us stay with them and their loungeroom recording space 🙂
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!
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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.
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Sydney Writers’ Festival
Panel: Realistic Issues in Teen Fiction – Erin Gough, Barry Jonsberg, Melina Marchetta and Laurie Halse Anderson
Panel: Books that Exploded – Liane Moriarty, Graeme Simsion, Terry Hayes
- Kat from Cuddlebuggery Book Blog
- Catriona @LittleBookOwl
- Tilly from Tilly and her Books
- Alison from Read Around the Rosie
Read now books:
- Lifespan of Starlight by Thalia Kalkipsakis
- Finding Audrey by Sophie Kinsella
- Red Queen by Victoria Aveyard
- Shadows by Paula Weston
- The Sin Eater’s Daughter by Melinda Salisbury
- A Thousand Pieces of You by Claudia Gray
- The Guy, The Girl, The Artist and his Ex by Gabrielle Williams
- A Court of Thorns and Roses by Sarah J Maas
- We All Looked Up by Tommy Wallach
- Spark by Rachael Craw
- Simon vs the Homo Sapiens Agenda by Becky Albertalli
Read later books:
- The Rest of Us Just Live Here by Patrick Ness
- Dangerous Lies by Becca Fitzpatrick
- Because You’ll Never Meet Me by Leah Thomas
- Zeroes by Scott Westerfeld, Margo Lanagan and Deborah Biancotti
- The Sacred Lies of Minnow Bly by Stephanie Oakes
- George by Alex Gino
- Adrift by Paul Griffin
- Risk by Fleur Ferris
- Winter (Lunar Chronicles #4) by Marissa Meyer
- Asking For It by Louise O’Neill
People we interviewed (thanks!):
- Sass – @sass_swift – Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell, On the Jellicoe Road by Melina Marchetta
- Elspeth – @Elspethlamorte – Arabella Strangely – A Court of Thorns and Roses by Sarah J Maas
- Cassie – The Magical Adventures of Cassie the Weird – @Cassietheweird – These Broken Stars by Amie Kaufman and Meagan Spooner
- Vivianne – This Book Saved My Life – @vivj32 – Spark by Rachel Craw
- Sarah – sorry.im.booked – Heir of Fire by Sarah J Maas
- Felicity – @PenguinTeenAus – Dumplin’ by Julie Murphy
Joint Review: A Court of Thorns and Roses by Sarah J Maas
Published May 5, 2015 by Bloomsbury
There are spoilers in this review, but we warn you before we say them!
Philippa’s rating – – Loved it!
Angelya’s rating – – I enjoyed parts of it, but… listen to the review to hear my thoughts 🙂
Other Books Mentioned
Fable by Various Authors (via The Pigeonhole)
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