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Review: Love, Lies and Spies, Cindy Anstey

Review: Love, Lies and Spies, Cindy Anstey

It’s the early nineteenth century – the time of the war against Napoleon and the Regency in England. Young people of the Aristocracy and their overbearing parents are descending on London for a summer of parties, gambling and general licentiousness, to see and to be seen, and to snag a… Read more »

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Podcast Episode #39: Pride & Prejudice & Zombies

Podcast Episode #39: Pride & Prejudice & Zombies

Welcome to the thirty-ninth episode of the Tea in the Treetops podcast hosted by Philippa and Angelya. In this episode we welcome a special guest: our friend Jo from MiFlix blog. We review the Pride and Prejudice and Zombies film, and also diverge onto several topics, including YA films and books. This episode… Read more »

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Review: Lady Helen and the Dark Days Club, Alison Goodman

Review: Lady Helen and the Dark Days Club, Alison Goodman

Lady Helen’s adventures have been described by one publicist as “Elizabeth Bennet meets Buffy”, and that pretty much sums this book up in a few words. By turns witty, delicious Regency society drama and dark, action-packed adventure, I could not put it down. Lady Helen Wrexhall is about to step… Read more »

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Review: Newt’s Emerald, Garth Nix

Review: Newt’s Emerald, Garth Nix

If you’re familiar with Garth Nix’s other works (eg Sabriel, A Confusion of Princes, Troubletwisters), then it may come as something of a surprise that he is a big fan of Georgette Heyer and Jane Austen! Newt’s Emerald was certainly a rather unexpected story from my point of view –… Read more »

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