Tag: time travel

Review: Draekora & Launch

Review: Draekora & Launch

Lynette Noni’s much anticipated third book in the Medoran Chronicles, Draekora, is now available! Way back on May 16, I was lucky enough to join in with the re-run of the launch, at Mount Alvernia College in Brisbane. I say re-run, because the first attempt at the launch happened to… 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: Doctor Who: The Drosten’s Curse by AL Kennedy

Review: Doctor Who: The Drosten’s Curse by AL Kennedy

The Drosten’s Curse is an enjoyable romp with the Fourth Doctor as played by Tom Baker. It is written very much in the style of Douglas Adams, who actually wrote a few serials for Tom Baker’s era. It’s delightfully silly, and captures the Fourth Doctor’s lanky, grinning, egocentric self in glorious form…. Read more »

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Review: Time Salvager, Wesley Chu

Review: Time Salvager, Wesley Chu

James is a Chronman, sent back in time from the twenty-sixth century to salvage resources for the declining human population. Earth is a toxic wasteland, but there are still tribe-like populations scraping existence out of the land. When James breaks one of the cardinal Time Laws by bringing someone else… Read more »

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Podcast Episode #29: Travels in Time

Podcast Episode #29: Travels in Time

  Welcome to the twenty-ninth episode of the Tea in the Treetops podcast hosted by Philippa and Angelya. This episode is part of a series where we talk about YA books in a certain genre. This week we talk about books involving Time Travel – some of our favourites and some that… Read more »

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Review: Lifespan of Starlight, Thalia Kalkipsakis

Review: Lifespan of Starlight, Thalia Kalkipsakis

Scout is an illegal living in Melbourne in 2084. She has no ID chip implanted to make her a citizen, but she and her mum get by on one set of rations and Scout’s hacking abilities to get by. Everything changes when Scout witnesses something amazing in Footscray Park –… Read more »

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Review: Doctor Who: Engines of War, George Mann

Review: Doctor Who: Engines of War, George Mann

The Time War is raging across time and space, and the Time Lord formerly known as the Doctor is still battling on. He crash lands his TARDIS on the planet of Moldox, a planet occupied by Daleks, accidentally rescuing the human freedom fighter Cinder in the process. She agrees to… Read more »

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Doctor Who: Beautiful Chaos, Gary Russell

Doctor Who: Beautiful Chaos, Gary Russell

I’m a big fan of the Tenth Doctor, and when I saw that this story not only also features my favourite companion, Donna Noble, but that it was also flagged as a “favourite” and picked to be part of the 50th anniversary re-releases, I had to grab a copy. Almost… Read more »

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Review: Chasing Stars, Helen Douglas

Review: Chasing Stars, Helen Douglas

I am so glad I picked up Chasing Stars I really enjoyed this one!  The first book was a bit average, there was instalove and it was very much a younger teen novel, I also felt that the ending was rushed and it was a bit unsatisfactory.  While book 2 suffered from… Read more »

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Review: Doctor Who: Touched By An Angel, Jonathan Morris

Review: Doctor Who: Touched By An Angel, Jonathan Morris

“Don’t blink. Don’t even blink. Blink and you’re dead. They are fast – faster than you can believe. Don’t turn your back, don’t look away and don’t blink. Good luck.” – The Doctor, Blink (2006) Weeping Angels are one of the most scary (in my opinion) of the Doctor Who… Read more »

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