Review: The Star-Touched Queen, Roshani Chokshi

Review: The Star-Touched Queen, Roshani Chokshi

Roshani Chokshi’s The Star-Touched Queen is a fairy tale with an Indian feel. It’s like A Court of Thorns and Roses meets Alice in Wonderland with a hint of Daughter of Smoke and Bone. Maya was born into the harem of the Raja of Bharata under an inauspicious horoscope. When her… Read more »

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Review: Heartless, Marissa Meyer

Review: Heartless, Marissa Meyer

Welcome to Tea in the Treetops’ stop in the Heartless Blog Tour! Marissa Meyer’s newest story, Heartless, is the origin story for the Queen of Hearts – you know, the borderline psychotic ruler with the tiny husband who screams “Off with her head!” at Alice during her trip to Wonderland?… Read more »

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Wrap-up: November 2016

Wrap-up: November 2016

Can you believe it’s already December? November seemed to fly by. I only got through eight books this month, two of which were novellas. That’s less than usual for me, partly because I was in a bit of a reading slump, but also because I am now obsessed with watching Supernatural… Read more »

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Podcast Episode #48 – Wishlists, Gifts and Fandoms

Podcast Episode #48 – Wishlists, Gifts and Fandoms

Welcome to the forty-eighth episode of the Tea in the Treetops podcast hosted by Philippa and Angelya. In this episode, we list the books we are hoping to find under our Christmas trees, as well as give some suggestions of our favourite books that you might like to give your bookish loved… Read more »

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Review and Giveaway: Moon Chosen, PC Cast

Review and Giveaway: Moon Chosen, PC Cast

Welcome to the Moon Chosen blog tour! Scroll down to enter to win a copy of Moon Chosen, thanks to Pan Macmillan Australia. Mari lives with her mother in a burrow, deep in the forest with the rest of their Earth Walker clan. Every three nights, the tribe must be… Read more »

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Review: Swarm, Scott Westerfeld et al

Review: Swarm, Scott Westerfeld et al

The sequel to Zeroes, Swarm, brings us back to the world of six teens with unusual powers. The Zeroes are working on developing their powers in their purpose-built nightclub, but when some unexpected visitors arrive and all hell breaks loose, they discover that they are not the only ones in the world… Read more »

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Review: Gemina, Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff

Review: Gemina, Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff

The second book in the Illuminae files series, Gemina, is finally here! This excellent sci-fi series continues, told in epistolary format via official documents and chat logs. Gemina is a parallel story to Illuminae, showing what was happening at Jump Station Heimdall immediately after the incident at Kerenza. A task force… Read more »

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