Category: Reviews

Review: Illuminae, Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff

Review: Illuminae, Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff

When the mining colony on Kerenza IV is attached by the BeiTech mega-corporation, only three ships escape carrying civilian refugees as well as their own crew – the Alexander, the Copernicus and the Hypatia. Overcrowded and damaged, the ships are chased towards the nearest hyperspace jump point by the BeiTech… Read more »

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Review: A Madness So Discreet

Review: A Madness So Discreet

This novel is set in historical, 19th century America and delves into the fine lines between what is normal versus what makes one insane.  Set in a time where it takes very little to judge one mad, this book provides an enjoyable “whodunit” premise while making a subtler argument that… Read more »

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Review: The Unquiet by Mikaela Everett

Review: The Unquiet by Mikaela Everett

Its a real thrill when you start a book without any real expectations and you find yourself completely blown away.  That’s what The Unquiet by Mikaela Everett was for me and I have found this review a hard one to write because I just want everyone to go out and… Read more »

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Review: The Immortal Heights, Sherry Thomas

Review: The Immortal Heights, Sherry Thomas

In this epic conclusion to the Elemental Trilogy, Iolanthe and Titus must continue to avoid the forces of the mage realm of Atlantis, while continuing on their ultimate quest to bring down the evil Bane, who has been using sacrificial magic to prolong his own life for hundreds of years…. Read more »

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Review: Black Widow: Forever Red, Margaret Stohl

Review: Black Widow: Forever Red, Margaret Stohl

Natasha Romanoff did not have a happy childhood, forced to train in the brutal Red Room under Ivan Somodorov. When Natasha returns years later to kill him, she uncovers Somodorov’s secret project, OPUS. While I’m not really a big comic reader, I do enjoy watching the Avengers movies and the… Read more »

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Review: Vader’s Little Princess, Jeffrey Brown

Review: Vader’s Little Princess, Jeffrey Brown

This book is just adorable. It’s hard to run a galactic Empire when you’re a single Dad to twins. He has a lot on his plate, poor chap. This little book contains a series of comic strips dealing with Leia’s childhood years, through to learning to drive the tie-fighter and dating… Read more »

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Review: Legacy of Kings, Eleanor Herman

Review: Legacy of Kings, Eleanor Herman

This is Philippa and Angelya’s joint audio review for Eleanor Herman’s new YA historical book, Legacy of Kings. The review is an extract from episode 33 of Tea in the Treetops Podcast, originally recorded on September 25, 2015. You can find links to all our podcast episodes on the main podcast… Read more »

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Review: Fool’s Quest, Robin Hobb

Review: Fool’s Quest, Robin Hobb

Fool’s Quest is the second book in the new Fitz and the Fool trilogy, and contains spoilers for the first book, Fool’s Assassin. You might like to read my review for that book instead.

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