Lucky No 14 Reading Challenge

Lucky No 14 Reading Challenge

Hi everyone! Happy 2014 (it’s still January so I’m totally still allowed to say that)! Before we get too far into the year, it’s about time we signed up for some goals for the year. Hannah spied this great reading challenge over at Curiosity Killed the Bookworm, so we’ve decided… Read more »

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Review: Prince of Shadows, Rachel Caine

Review: Prince of Shadows, Rachel Caine

Romeo and Juliet is one of Shakespeare’s most well-known plays, especially with it being on the high school English curriculum in many schools and since the release of the film starring Leonardo DiCaprio and Clare Danes in 1996. The tragic tale involves two wealthy families in renaissance Verona, Italy, and the long-standing… Read more »

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Review: I Capture the Castle, Dodie Smith

Review: I Capture the Castle, Dodie Smith

It’s no secret that I love castles of all sorts. For Aussies, castles only exist as fairytale places for us until we are lucky enough to travel overseas to see a real one. When I finally got to, I turned into rabid castle addict and wide-eyed child despite being in… Read more »

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Australia Day Book Giveaway

Australia Day Book Giveaway

Welcome to everyone visiting as part of the Australia Day Giveaway Hop! This hop is kindly hosted by Book’d Out, where you can see the full list of participants (or see the link at the end of this post). If this is your first time here, Tea in the Treetops is… Read more »

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Review: Luminous Chaos, Jean-Christophe Valtat

Review: Luminous Chaos, Jean-Christophe Valtat

A year has passed in the polar city of New Venice, and recent elections mean that Brentford Orsini is no longer the Regent Doge. His successor decides to remove him and several of his supporters from the picture by sending him to set up a diplomatic mission in Paris. Psychomotive… Read more »

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Hannah’s Fantasy Hour: Pat Rothfuss AMA

Hallo! I’ve been thinking for a little while how to get myself book blogging again and I think this might be the perfect solution. A forum for me to babble incoherently (or herently!) about bookish stuff. I’m calling it my ‘Fantasy Hour’ but.. I doubt I’ll stick to just the… Read more »

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Review: The Turning, Tim Winton

Review: The Turning, Tim Winton

“Time doesn’t click on and on at the stroke. It comes and goes in waves and folds like water; it flutters and sifts like dust, rises, billows, falls back on itself.” Tim Winton is a beloved Australian author. I have only read one other novel by him (Breath), and I… Read more »

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