Tag: fantasy

Review: Bitroux: The Metalsmith, Jordan Harcourt-Hughes

Review: Bitroux: The Metalsmith, Jordan Harcourt-Hughes

Merouac is overseeing the construction of one of the railway lines being built across the continent, and building metal trinkets in his time off. He has just started looking after his young niece, Evra, after her mother died. Merouac thinks he might be losing it when he begins to see… Read more »

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Review: Pennyroyal Academy, MA Larson

Review: Pennyroyal Academy, MA Larson

A young girl is lost in an enchanted forest, her only idea of where to go a flyer depicting a princess of the Pennyroyal Academy. The academy is taking in all sorts of boys and girls and training them to be princesses and knights, just like the famous Princess Cinderella and… Read more »

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Review: Avery, Charlotte McConaghy

Review: Avery, Charlotte McConaghy

Click here to purchase this book from Bookworld. Ava’s bondmate Avery was brutally killed in a failed attack on the barbaric Pirenti Queen, but unlike other Kayans, Ava didn’t perish along with her mate. Because of this, she was cast out of her home. As a half-walker – someone with… Read more »

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Review: Akarnae, Lynette Noni

Review: Akarnae, Lynette Noni

Alex turns up to start the year at her new boarding school, only to step through a doorway into the Akarnae Academy – a school in the world of Medora. It’s not long before there’s a strange threat to the school and Alex must use her knowledge of the ancient and enigmatic… Read more »

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Review: Monstrous, MarcyKate Connolly

Review: Monstrous, MarcyKate Connolly

This is Philippa and Angelya’s joint audio review for MarcyKate Connolly’s new stand-alone middle-grade fantasy book, Monstrous. The review is an extract from episode 21 of Tea in the Treetops Podcast, originally recorded on February 18, 2015. This is a spoiler-free review, although we do hint at how things turn out. You’ve been… Read more »

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Review: Eat the Sky, Drink the Ocean, Kirsty Murray

Review: Eat the Sky, Drink the Ocean, Kirsty Murray

Eat the Sky, Drink the Ocean is a collection of short, speculative stories written and illustrated by Australian and Indian authors. Some are collaborations, while others were written independently. There are several stories that use pictures but most are in the usual short story format. Some of the Aussie authors… Read more »

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Review: Rivers of London, Ben Aaronovich

Review: Rivers of London, Ben Aaronovich

Peter Grant is a new constable in the Metropolitan Police, hoping to be assigned a decent posting. Instead, he takes a witness account from a ghost who saw a man have his head knocked off. This lands Peter a position working with Chief Inspector Thomas Nightingale, a paranormal investigator and wizard…. 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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