Tag: young adult

Review: Soundless, Richelle Mead

Review: Soundless, Richelle Mead

A stand-alone story involving an isolated Chinese village, written by a well-established YA author: Sounds amazing, right? Well, in a lot of ways, it was. The book is only short and the pace is relentless, at least once Fei leaves the village. I loved the idea of a village perched… Read more »

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Series Spotlight: The Lunar Chronicles, Marissa Meyer

Series Spotlight: The Lunar Chronicles, Marissa Meyer

This Series Spotlight features one of our favourite series from the last few years, The Lunar Chronicles.  1. Cinder – Jan 2012  2. Scarlet – Jan 2013  3. Cress – Jan 2014  4. Winter – Nov 2015  3.5. Fairest – Jan 2015  Collected short stories – Feb 2016 Cinder was… Read more »

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Podcast Episode #35: #BTCYA Brisbane

Podcast Episode #35: #BTCYA Brisbane

  Welcome to the thirty-fifth episode of the Tea in the Treetops podcast hosted by Philippa and Angelya. Are you a new listener? Welcome! You might like to listen to our new three-minute intro to find out about who we are and what you can expect to hear on the… Read more »

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Review: Ice Like Fire, Sara Raasch

Review: Ice Like Fire, Sara Raasch

This review is for the second book in this series, and so contains spoilers for the first. You may wish to go and listen to Philippa and I chat (in a non-spoilery way) about Snow Like Ashes instead!

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Review: A Madness So Discreet

Review: A Madness So Discreet

This novel is set in historical, 19th century America and delves into the fine lines between what is normal versus what makes one insane.  Set in a time where it takes very little to judge one mad, this book provides an enjoyable “whodunit” premise while making a subtler argument that… Read more »

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Review: The Unquiet by Mikaela Everett

Review: The Unquiet by Mikaela Everett

Its a real thrill when you start a book without any real expectations and you find yourself completely blown away.  That’s what The Unquiet by Mikaela Everett was for me and I have found this review a hard one to write because I just want everyone to go out and… Read more »

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Podcast Episode #34: Busy Times

Podcast Episode #34: Busy Times

  Welcome to the thirty-fourth episode of the Tea in the Treetops podcast hosted by Philippa and Angelya. Are you a new listener? Welcome! You might like to listen to our new three-minute intro to find out about who we are and what you can expect to hear on the… Read more »

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Review: The Immortal Heights, Sherry Thomas

Review: The Immortal Heights, Sherry Thomas

In this epic conclusion to the Elemental Trilogy, Iolanthe and Titus must continue to avoid the forces of the mage realm of Atlantis, while continuing on their ultimate quest to bring down the evil Bane, who has been using sacrificial magic to prolong his own life for hundreds of years…. Read more »

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