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Podcast Episode #46 – A Musical Interlude

Podcast Episode #46 – A Musical Interlude

Welcome to the forty-sixth episode of the Tea in the Treetops podcast hosted by Philippa and Angelya. In this episode, Angelya brings you a musical interlude. How do authors use music to help them set the mood for their work? Sarah J Maas recently posted her full playlists for A Court… Read more »

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Review: Passenger, Alexandra Bracken

Review: Passenger, Alexandra Bracken

This is Philippa and Angelya’s joint audio review for Alexandra Bracken’s new debut book, Passenger. The review is an extract from episode 42 of Tea in the Treetops Podcast, originally recorded on 17 May 2015. This is a spoiler-free review. Thanks to the Co-op for providing Angelya with a copy of… Read more »

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Review: The Wrath and the Dawn, Renée Ahdieh

Review: The Wrath and the Dawn, Renée Ahdieh

The Wrath and the Dawn is a retelling of A Thousand and One Nights, with a slight fantasy twist and a few delicious romantic moments. My full review of The Wrath and the Dawn can be found over on the Co-op blog, but here is a musical interlude to listen to… Read more »

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Review: You Are the Music, Victoria Williamson

Review: You Are the Music, Victoria Williamson

Have you ever wondered how we get earworms? Or whether unborn babies really hear the Mozart played to them? If you’re curious about how music affects us throughout our lives, you might find You Are the Music an interesting read. It’s been a while since I’ve read a non-fiction book… Read more »

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Review: City of Lost Dreams, Magnus Flyte

Review: City of Lost Dreams, Magnus Flyte

At a nearby table an Englishman ranted about the poor curation of the Freud Museum, while his wife did a crossword and complained of “Platz fatigue.” “This café was the favorite place of Dr. Freud,” Alessandro said to Sarah. “How do you think Freud would have interpreted a dream of… Read more »

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Review: City of Dark Magic, Magnus Flyte

Review: City of Dark Magic, Magnus Flyte

Prague. Praha. The name actually meant “threshold”. Pollina had said the city was a portal between the life of the good and … the other. A city of dark magic, Alessandro had called it. Sarah Weston is a musicologist and scholar of Beethoven at a Boston college. She is surprised at an invitation to study some… Read more »

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