Genre: Dystopia

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Podcast Episode #56 – The Handmaid’s Tale

Podcast Episode #56 – The Handmaid’s Tale

Welcome to the fifty-sixth episode of the Tea in the Treetops podcast hosted by Philippa and Anni. In this episode, we discuss The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood (spoiler-free!) and the TV series adaptation. We also discuss what we’ve been watching, reading and listening to recently (A Monster Calls, Game of… 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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Review: The Cage by Megan Shepherd

Review: The Cage by Megan Shepherd

While this was an easy read unfortunately this book was a bit of a disappointment for me.  The very idea of humans being caged by aliens in a zoo like environment to be watched and researched I found fascinating and terrifying but unfortunately the majority of this book read more… Read more »

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Review: An Ember in the Ashes, Sabaa Tahir

Review: An Ember in the Ashes, Sabaa Tahir

– A very compelling story in a harsh but interesting world. I just found the level of violence a bit high, especially towards children. There has been a lot of hype surrounding the release of this book, so I was very excited to read it. Unfortunately, I didn’t enjoy it as… Read more »

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Review: The Mime Order, Samantha Shannon

Review: The Mime Order, Samantha Shannon

Click here and listen to a clip from the audio book edition, from audible.com! The Mime Order is the second book in the series that started with The Bone Season. I’ve tried to avoid spoilers for the first one but you might like to read my review of that book instead…. Read more »

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Review: Breeder, KB Hoyle

Review: Breeder, KB Hoyle

Breeder Seventeen is a genetically perfect young woman with one purpose: To help increase the human population by bearing “contributions” for the Unified World Order. She’s already carried one contribution, but something went wrong with her second pregnancy and she finds herself feeling more and more unhappy with her supposedly perfect… Read more »

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Review: Captive, Aimée Carter

Review: Captive, Aimée Carter

In a future United States, the rich upper classes live in luxury while the underclasses suffer. Kitty has been Masked – her appearance surgically changed to look exactly like the Prime Minister’s niece, Lila Hart. She is living a life of luxury and comfort, but secretly helping the Blackcoats plan… Read more »

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Review: Stillpoint, Katie Kacvinsky

Review: Stillpoint, Katie Kacvinsky

This series has to be one of the most underrated YA trilogies I can think of.  I picked up Awaken on a whim when going through my dystopian phase back in 2011 and simply adored it.  I felt that it was such a believable scenario considering how humanity is with its… Read more »

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Review: The 100, Kass Morgan

Review: The 100, Kass Morgan

I was super excited to get this book, I haven’t seen the TV show but keep waiting for it to start showing here in Australia on free to air TV (apparently channel GO acquired the rights).  So I started to read this with great anticipation and I think I must… Read more »

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