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Review: Obsidio, Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff

Review: Obsidio, Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff

Obsidio is the third and final book in the Illuminae Files series, and yes, I’ve waited way too long to read it, considering it came out back in March and I attended the launch! This review is spoiler-free for the entire series. If you haven’t heard of this series before,… Read more »

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Review: LIFEL1K3, Jay Kristoff

Review: LIFEL1K3, Jay Kristoff

In a post-apocalyptic USA, Eve lives with her grandfather in a world devastated by earthquakes and nuclear war. After Eve, her best friend Lemon Fresh and their robotic companions Cricket and Kaiser find a strange realistic-looking android known as a lifelike, they are forced to leave on a fast-paced mission… Read more »

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Review: Graevale, Lynette Noni

Review: Graevale, Lynette Noni

The fourth and penultimate book in Lynette Noni’s Medoran Chronicles, Graevale, has been highly anticipated since the dramatic end of book three. This review contains spoilers for the earlier books in the series, so you might like to read my review of book one, Akarnae instead. If not, read on!

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Review: Unearthed, Amie Kaufman and Meagan Spooner

Review: Unearthed, Amie Kaufman and Meagan Spooner

Unearthed is the first in a new series from Meagan Spooner and Amie Kaufman, authors of the Starbound Trilogy as well as other bestsellers. If you loved These Broken Stars, then there’s a good chance you’ll also enjoy Unearthed. The story is told from two points of view: Amelia (or… Read more »

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Review: Family Don’t End With Blood, Lynn S Zubernis

Review: Family Don’t End With Blood, Lynn S Zubernis

Family Don’t End with Blood is a collection of heartfelt essays about how one television show has changed the lives of viewers, and members of the cast. Some of the stories are joyful celebrations of fandom and learning to express enjoyment of perhaps less-than-mainstream entertainment. Others are frank descriptions of… Read more »

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Review: Beautiful Mess, Claire Christian

Review: Beautiful Mess, Claire Christian

Claire Christian’s Beautiful Mess was the winner of the Text Prize for 2016, and for good reason. This important book examines the issues of depression and anxiety, but also grief of those left behind after a suicide. It might sound like a grim start, and it is to a certain… Read more »

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Review: Vigil, Angela Slatter

Review: Vigil, Angela Slatter

Verity Fassbinder is half-human, half-Weyrd. From her unique position between two worlds, she keeps vigil over Brisbane, along with her boss and ex-boyfriend, Bela, and her friend and driver, Ziggi. Together, they investigate and deal with trouble that arises with the city’s Weyrd population. Most Weyrd live glamoured in plain… Read more »

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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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Q&A and Giveaway: A Monster Calls, Patrick Ness

Q&A and Giveaway: A Monster Calls, Patrick Ness

Patrick Ness’ A Monster Calls is a beautiful story about a young boy dealing with his mother’s illness and impending loss. The film, starring Sigourney Weaver, Liam Neeson and Felicity Jones, was originally released in other countries much earlier in the year, but here in Australia it’s finally getting a… Read more »

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