Special Feature: Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them

Special Feature: Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them

Hi everyone! I realise it has been a little quiet on the review front around here lately, but in the meantime, I got the chance to go and see Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them, the new film in the world of Harry Potter. If you’re interested in reading… Read more »

November 23, 2016 Uncategorized 0

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Podcast Episode #48 – Wishlists, Gifts and Fandoms

Podcast Episode #48 – Wishlists, Gifts and Fandoms

Welcome to the forty-eighth episode of the Tea in the Treetops podcast hosted by Philippa and Angelya. In this episode, we list the books we are hoping to find under our Christmas trees, as well as give some suggestions of our favourite books that you might like to give your bookish loved… Read more »

November 19, 2016 Uncategorized 3

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Review and Giveaway: Moon Chosen, PC Cast

Review and Giveaway: Moon Chosen, PC Cast

Welcome to the Moon Chosen blog tour! Scroll down to enter to win a copy of Moon Chosen, thanks to Pan Macmillan Australia. Mari lives with her mother in a burrow, deep in the forest with the rest of their Earth Walker clan. Every three nights, the tribe must be… Read more »

November 18, 2016 Uncategorized 1 ★★★★

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Review: Swarm, Scott Westerfeld et al

Review: Swarm, Scott Westerfeld et al

The sequel to Zeroes, Swarm, brings us back to the world of six teens with unusual powers. The Zeroes are working on developing their powers in their purpose-built nightclub, but when some unexpected visitors arrive and all hell breaks loose, they discover that they are not the only ones in the world… Read more »

November 14, 2016 Uncategorized 0 ★★★★

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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 »

November 4, 2016 Uncategorized 1 ★★★★★

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Blogaversary Giveaway and October Wrap Up

Blogaversary Giveaway and October Wrap Up

It’s November already, and that means it’s our blogaversary. Tea in the Treetops was officially launched three years ago today! If you’d like to enter our giveaway, please scroll down. I’d like to say a special thank you to my co-host, Philippa – thanks for chatting books with me whenever… Read more »

November 1, 2016 Uncategorized 8

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Series Spotlight: The Raven Cycle, Maggie Stiefvater

Series Spotlight: The Raven Cycle, Maggie Stiefvater

Kings and dreamers, psychics and sentient forests – Maggie Stiefvater’s The Raven Cycle is a masterpiece in creepy paranormal fantasy. This review is spoiler-free. The hectic life of a book reviewer means that I wasn’t supposed to be binge-reading a series right now, but after I read The Raven Boys… Read more »

October 26, 2016 Uncategorized 2 ★★★★★

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Review: The Book of Whispers, Kimberley Starr

Review: The Book of Whispers, Kimberley Starr

The Book of Whispers is Kimberley Starr’s winner of the Text Prize for 2015. It’s a story of love, loss and demons, in the crusade to free Jerusalem from the Saracens. Luca, the son and heir of the Conte de Falconi, sees demons, a fact he keeps well hidden after his attempted… Read more »

October 20, 2016 Uncategorized 3 ★★★★½

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Review: Stealing Snow, Danielle Paige

Review: Stealing Snow, Danielle Paige

Danielle Page’s Stealing Snow is a dark, romantic retelling of The Snow Queen. Sounds amazing, right? Sadly, the story doesn’t live up to the premise. Snow has lived most of her 17 years in a mental institution in upstate New York. Her mother visits her from time to time, but… Read more »

October 14, 2016 Uncategorized 2 ★★

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Review: Paper and Fire, Rachel Caine

Review: Paper and Fire, Rachel Caine

This review is for Paper and Fire, the second book in Rachel Caine’s Great Library series. It contains spoilers for the first book, Ink and Bone. You can listen to Philippa’s and my thoughts about Ink and Bone in our joint review.

October 12, 2016 Uncategorized 0 ★★★

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