Tag: fae

Review: Empire of Storms, Sarah J Maas

Review: Empire of Storms, Sarah J Maas

At last, the fifth book in Sarah J Maas’ Throne of Glass series, Empire of Storms, has arrived. This series is turning into an epic tale, the threads of which are weaving together in this penultimate book. Although I loved reading it, there were a few things that I didn’t like… Read more »

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Review: A Court of Mist and Fury, Sarah J Maas

Review: A Court of Mist and Fury, Sarah J Maas

Finally, it’s here: one of the most highly anticipated YA sequels of this year. Sarah J Maas’ A Court of Mist and Fury takes us back to the world of the Faerie Courts and their enigmatic inhabitants. I wasn’t as big a fan of A Court of Thorns and Roses… Read more »

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Review: Queen of Shadows, Sarah J Maas

Review: Queen of Shadows, Sarah J Maas

  Where to begin with this review? There is so much to say about this book! Philippa and I had a chat soon after she finished it to try and put together a joint review, since we have both re-read the whole series over the last couple of weeks. Unfortunately… Read more »

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Review: Crimson Bound, Rosamund Hodge

Review: Crimson Bound, Rosamund Hodge

– A beautifully-told fairytale. The characters annoyed me, but the premise and world-building were excellent. Rachelle is bound to a forestborn (or fae), destined to become one of them at some point in the future. As a Bloodbound, she has supernatural strength and the ability to sense magic. She works as… Read more »

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Review: A Court of Thorns and Roses, Sarah J Maas

Review: A Court of Thorns and Roses, Sarah J Maas

This is Philippa and Angelya’s joint audio review for Sarah J Maas’s new fantasy book, A Court of Thorns and Roses. The review is an extract from episode 26 of Tea in the Treetops Podcast, originally recorded on May 25, 2015. This review contains spoilers! We do attempt to warn you before… Read more »

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Review: The Low Road, Daniel Kirk

Review: The Low Road, Daniel Kirk

“You take the high road, and I’ll take the low road…” I happened to be in the Junior section of my local library when I spied this enormous book with an elfin face peeking out along the spine. The Low Road is the first in a middle-grade series about Matt… Read more »

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Review: The Feral Child, Che Golden

Review: The Feral Child, Che Golden

A wild and relentless story about Maddy and her cousins on a perilous quest to rescue Stephen from the Winter Queen’s court. It’s been a while since I picked up a middle-grade book so I was looking for an exciting one, and The Feral Child certainly didn’t disappoint – this dark faery… Read more »

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Review: The Falconer, Elizabeth May

Review: The Falconer, Elizabeth May

You won’t find any flitting silver-winged faeries in this story, oh no. These faeries will rip your heart out given half a chance. With its steampunk-Scottish-faerie hunting premise, not to mention the gorgeous cover, I couldn’t resist this book. I really did enjoy reading it, too. Aileana and her faerie… Read more »

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Review: Stolen Songbird, Danielle L Jensen

Review: Stolen Songbird, Danielle L Jensen

Cécile is a young girl in a society much like a French aristocracy, about to follow her mother to the big city to become a professional singer. As she travels home one evening she is kidnapped and sold to the kingdom of trolls. Trolls are confined to their city of… Read more »

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Review: The Queen’s Choice, Cayla Kluver

Review: The Queen’s Choice, Cayla Kluver

Anya is a member of the Faerie royal family of Chrior, a kingdom cut off from the human world. After being named as the heir to the kingdom, Anya decides to leave behind her safe haven and travel into the human lands to find her cousins, both of whom have… Read more »

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