Tag: aussie

Review: Mechanica, Lance Balchin

Review: Mechanica, Lance Balchin

Two hundred years into the future, humans are the only animal life left on Earth. There are still creatures, though – strange mechanical insects and birds that have evolved over the years from man-made designs. This book contains incredibly detailed pictures and descriptions of these Mechanica, as described by Miss Liberty… Read more »

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Review: Thorne, Charlotte McConaghy

Review: Thorne, Charlotte McConaghy

Two nations, a fragile peace treaty, a reluctant prince, and a young group of adventurers… The story Charlotte McConaghy started in Avery continues eighteen years later, with all the action, romance and brilliant storytelling of the first book. I invited Tracy, friend-of-the-Treetops, to help me with a joint review after we… Read more »

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Special Feature: #AusYABloggers Blog Hop

Special Feature: #AusYABloggers Blog Hop

  Welcome to Tea in the Treetops’ stop on the #LoveOzYA blog hop! This week, the Aussie YA Bloggers and Readers group (on Goodreads and Facebook) are celebrating our #LoveOzYA books with a blog hop, hosted by Happy Indulgence. Please, let me recommend you a few of my favourite Aussie reads,… Read more »

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Top Ten Tuesday: Ten Books Set in Australia

Top Ten Tuesday: Ten Books Set in Australia

Welcome to Top Ten Tuesday! This weekly shared “meme” has a different theme each week and is shared by many blogs. Our ten books aren’t usually in any particular order. Top Ten Tuesday is hosted at The Broke and the Bookish. For a list of past and future Top Ten Tuesday topics… Read more »

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Review: The Road to Winter, Mark Smith

Review: The Road to Winter, Mark Smith

Mark Smith’s The Road to Winter has a sticker on the front, saying, “Guaranteed great read or your money back”. I’m happy to report that I thought it was, indeed, great! I’ll be keeping a hold of my copy. Finn has been living with just his dog, Rowdy, for two… Read more »

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Review: The Riders of Thunder Realm, Steven Lochran

Review: The Riders of Thunder Realm, Steven Lochran

A young hero, riding a dinosaur on an epic quest with three companions in a steampunk world? Yes, this story is as awesome as it sounds! Joss, a prentice at Round Shield Ranch, accidentally finds himself part of the Paladero Tournament. His confidence manages to land him a place on the… Read more »

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Review: Yellow by Megan Jacobson

Review: Yellow by Megan Jacobson

Fourteen-year-old Kirra is from the wrong side of the tracks, living with her alcoholic mum and putting up with being bullied by her so-called friends at school. She thinks she’s really losing it when a secluded phone box near the beach starts ringing one day, but the boy on the… Read more »

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