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Review: City of Fallen Angels, Cassandra Clare

Review: City of Fallen Angels, Cassandra Clare

City of Fallen Angels is the start in a new trilogy featuring the Shadowhunters and Downworlders (such as Vampires, Warlocks, Werewolves etc) who live in the New York City area. I was so excited to get back into the story with Clary and the gang after enjoying the first few episodes… Read more »

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Review: Fangirl, Rainbow Rowell

Review: Fangirl, Rainbow Rowell

Have you ever been part of a fandom? Thought about what might happen next in the story? Collected random snippets compulsively on Pinterest? (Okay maybe that’s just me.) This book is for you. Cath’s twin sister Wren is embracing college life, going to parties and making new friends. Quiet, socially anxious… Read more »

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Series Spotlight: The Lunar Chronicles, Marissa Meyer

Series Spotlight: The Lunar Chronicles, Marissa Meyer

This Series Spotlight features one of our favourite series from the last few years, The Lunar Chronicles.  1. Cinder – Jan 2012  2. Scarlet – Jan 2013  3. Cress – Jan 2014  4. Winter – Nov 2015  3.5. Fairest – Jan 2015  Collected short stories – Feb 2016 Cinder was… Read more »

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Review: Illuminae, Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff

Review: Illuminae, Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff

When the mining colony on Kerenza IV is attached by the BeiTech mega-corporation, only three ships escape carrying civilian refugees as well as their own crew – the Alexander, the Copernicus and the Hypatia. Overcrowded and damaged, the ships are chased towards the nearest hyperspace jump point by the BeiTech… Read more »

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Review: The Copper Gauntlet, Cassandra Clare and Holly Black

Review: The Copper Gauntlet, Cassandra Clare and Holly Black

Callum Hunt and his Chaos-ridden wolf Havoc are about to head back to the Magisterium school for his second year. This time, Call is harbouring a terrible secret about himself, and throughout this book Call struggles to come to terms with his feelings about, well, pretty much everything. With proper fourteen-year-old… Read more »

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Review: How To Be Happy, David Burton

Review: How To Be Happy, David Burton

I’ve lied to you already. I don’t know how to be happy. Yeah, sorry. Awkward. Okay, let me rephrase. I don’t know how to make you happy. But I have a pretty good idea about what would help. As you may have heard already, I spent the last weekend at… Read more »

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Review: Ink and Bone, Rachel Caine

Review: Ink and Bone, Rachel Caine

This is Philippa and Angelya’s joint audio review for Rachel Caine’s new fantasy book, Ink and Bone. The review is an extract from episode 30 of Tea in the Treetops Podcast, originally recorded on August 20, 2015. You can find links to all our podcast episodes on the main podcast page…. Read more »

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Review: In Search of Lost Dragons, Elian Black’Mor

Review: In Search of Lost Dragons, Elian Black’Mor

A beautiful book full of paintings, sketches, old-looking photographs and other assorted bits and pieces relating to Black’Mor’s journey around the world, in search of mysterious creatures. In Search of Lost Dragons was originally published in French in three separate parts, but has now been combined and translated into English and presented… Read more »

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Review: Lifespan of Starlight, Thalia Kalkipsakis

Review: Lifespan of Starlight, Thalia Kalkipsakis

Scout is an illegal living in Melbourne in 2084. She has no ID chip implanted to make her a citizen, but she and her mum get by on one set of rations and Scout’s hacking abilities to get by. Everything changes when Scout witnesses something amazing in Footscray Park –… Read more »

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Podcast Episode #23: A Dance With Dragons

Podcast Episode #23: A Dance With Dragons

Welcome to the twenty-third episode of the Tea in the Treetops podcast hosted by Philippa and Angelya. In this episode we welcome our first special guest – our friend Zara! We chat about the Game of Thrones TV series and the Song of Ice and Fire book series, plus some other… Read more »

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