Review: Three Dark Crowns, Kendare Blake

Review: Three Dark Crowns, Kendare Blake

Three queens, one destined to rule, the others to die. It’s a harsh fate – triplets separated at the age of six and raised in separate camps, each with a special gift to be trained. In order for one of them to take the throne, they must kill their two sisters… Read more »

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Review: Carousel, Brendan Ritchie

Review: Carousel, Brendan Ritchie

Did you ever dream, as a kid, how awesome it would be to be trapped in a shopping centre overnight? Nox, Taylor and Lizzy are trapped in Carousel Shopping Centre in Perth. Nox already knows Taylor and Lizzy – they are are twin sisters, in a band, Canadian, lesbians, and awesome. There’s nothing… Read more »

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Wrap-up: September 2016

Wrap-up: September 2016

The end of September has arrived, so it’s time to look back on the month. During this month, a lot of my time was taken up with packing and moving house, then unpacking again. I did, however, go to work during most of that time so there was still plenty of… Read more »

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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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