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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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Review: Draekora & Launch

Review: Draekora & Launch

Lynette Noni’s much anticipated third book in the Medoran Chronicles, Draekora, is now available! Way back on May 16, I was lucky enough to join in with the re-run of the launch, at Mount Alvernia College in Brisbane. I say re-run, because the first attempt at the launch happened to… Read more »

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Podcast Episode #54 – A Court of Wanting and Rhysand

Podcast Episode #54 – A Court of Wanting and Rhysand

Welcome to the fifty-fourth episode of the Tea in the Treetops podcast hosted by Philippa and Anni. In this episode we review A Court of Wings and Ruin by Sarah J Maas (warning: major spoilers). We also discuss what we’ve been watching, reading and listening to recently (Hamilton, Sense8, Game of Thrones trailers)…. Read more »

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Review: Words in Deep Blue, Cath Crowley

Review: Words in Deep Blue, Cath Crowley

It is a truth universally acknowledged, that second-hand bookshops have a special mystery about them. There’s something about the smell and the feel of books that have been places and seen things. They store the collected memories of a community. Australian author Cath Crowley returns with Words in Deep Blue,… Read more »

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Podcast Episode #53 – Strange the Dreamer

Podcast Episode #53 – Strange the Dreamer

Welcome to the fifty-third episode of the Tea in the Treetops podcast hosted by Philippa and Anni. In this episode we review Strange the Dreamer by Laini Taylor (without spoilers to start with). We also review the recent Beauty and the Beast film, discuss 13 Reasons Why, and also chat about… Read more »

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Podcast Episode #52 – Caraval

Podcast Episode #52 – Caraval

Welcome to the fifty-second episode of the Tea in the Treetops podcast hosted by Philippa and Anni. In this episode we review Caraval by Stephanie Garber. We also chat about some books we’ve been reading and listening to, including the audiobook of Illuminae by Jay Kristoff and Amie Kaufman, and This Savage… 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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Review: Threader, Rebekah Turner

Review: Threader, Rebekah Turner

In the not-too-distant future, in a satellite town outside Sydney, the lower classes struggle to make ends meet, while the wealthy Citizens live inside the walls of the city. Josie, a young girl with a special ‘talent’, is keen on improving her position in life, and when she sees an… Read more »

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