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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Review: Mechanica, Lance Balchin

Review: Mechanica, Lance Balchin

Two hundred years into the future, humans are the only animal life left on Earth. There are still creatures, though – strange mechanical insects and birds that have evolved over the years from man-made designs. This book contains incredibly detailed pictures and descriptions of these Mechanica, as described by Miss Liberty… Read more »

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Review: The Great Dragon Bake Off, Nicola O’Byrne

Review: The Great Dragon Bake Off, Nicola O’Byrne

Flamie Oliver doesn’t want to be a terrifying dragon like the other dragons at the Ferocious Dragon Academy – he just likes to bake. It’s been a while since I’ve reviewed a kids’ book, but this one has both dragons and cake, so how could I resist?! My little dragons and… Read more »

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Review: The Raven Boys, Maggie Stiefvater

Review: The Raven Boys, Maggie Stiefvater

Magic, ghosts, ley lines, and ancient Welsh kings – Maggie Stiefvater’s The Raven Cycle is exactly the series I love to read, and I didn’t even know until I started reading The Raven Boys! “If you kiss your true love, he will die.” Blue Sargent’s family of psychics have been… Read more »

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Bout of Books Read-a-thon 17 – Goals

Bout of Books Read-a-thon 17 – Goals

Welcome to Tea in the Treetops, and Angelya’s goals list for yet another Bout of Books Read-a-thon! Here’s a bit of information about the read-a-thon: The Bout of Books read-a-thon is organized by Amanda @ On a Book Bender and Kelly @ Reading the Paranormal. It is a week long read-a-thon… Read more »

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Review: Criminal, KB Hoyle

Review: Criminal, KB Hoyle

This is my review for Criminal, the second book in KB Hoyle’s Breeder Cycle. It contains mild spoilers for the first book in the series, Breeder. This review forms part of the Criminal blog tour. My official stop will be here tomorrow, so check back in then for a guest… Read more »

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