Bookentine 2017 Wrap-Up

Posted February 22, 2017 by Ely in Wrap-Up / 5 Comments
Bookentine 2017 Wrap-Up

As many of you know we here at Tea and Titles just hosted a little readathon called Bookentine and now that it’s over, it is time to fill you in on how we both did. MICHELE I had planned to read three books during this week long readathon but I didn’t quite manage it. The […]

23 things I’ve learned in life

Posted February 16, 2017 by Michelle in Lists / 5 Comments
23 things I’ve learned in life

Today is my 23rd Birthday and in my 23 years I like to think I’ve accumulated some wisdom and knowledge that is worthy of sharing with you today. My words of wisdom are just things that have helped me and have lead me to become the woman I am today and I hope you take […]

The 365 Poetry Challenge

Posted February 12, 2017 by Michelle in Writing / 4 Comments
The 365 Poetry Challenge

Hi all, today I wanted to talk about an idea I had recently to challenge myself  and share with you something I’m planning on doing every day for a year. From the title it seems pretty obvious what I plan on doing but let me explain it to you in a little more detail. I […]

Avalanche: A Love Story by Julia Leigh

Posted February 11, 2017 by Ely in Reviews / 0 Comments
Avalanche: A Love Story by Julia Leigh

Title: Avalanche: A Love Story Author: Julia Leigh Genre: Memoir Publisher: Hamish Hamilton Release Date: May 2nd 2016 Format: Paperback Pages: 144 Source: Library In this brave and lucid account, Julia Leigh broaches a challenging life event often left undiscussed: how the struggle to have a child can take an agonizing toll. Leigh’s experience at […]

Stella Prize Longlist 2017: My Pre-Reading Thoughts

Posted February 9, 2017 by Ely in TBR / 1 Comment
Stella Prize Longlist 2017: My Pre-Reading Thoughts

I have to start this post by apologising for disappearing for a few days. Michelle was out of town for her brother’s wedding, and I was just lazy and too busy talking about ice hockey players with Angel to post. But it’s that time of year again—The Stella Prize longlist has been announced. Last year […]

Michelle’s January Wrap-Up

Posted February 2, 2017 by Michelle in Wrap-Up / 7 Comments
Michelle’s January Wrap-Up

How is it already February? I mean WHAT??? Time has flown so much already but I am ready for the rollar coaster this year is going to put me on. Let’s see what I got up to this month. Books I had a fairly decent reading month this month but did not reach the goal […]

Currently Watching

Posted February 1, 2017 by Ely in TV / 8 Comments
Currently Watching

I’ve watched a tonne of TV in the past month. More excitingly, though, I’ve actually watched a tonne of good TV in the past month. I get disinterested in TV really quickly, so when I do actually find something that keeps my interest then I tend to obsess over it. Anyway, here are a couple […]

Our 2017 Bookentine TBR’s

Posted January 31, 2017 by Ely in TBR / 11 Comments
Our 2017 Bookentine TBR’s

Bookentine is getting very close and we are so excited to be doing it for a third year in a row. It was so fun picking which books we wanted to read for this contemporary themed readathon and we would love to hear what you picked to read aswell. If you weren’t sure about the […]

The Abyss Surrounds Us by Emily Skrutskie

Posted January 28, 2017 by Ely in Reviews / 1 Comment
The Abyss Surrounds Us by Emily Skrutskie

Title: The Abyss Surrounds Us Series: The Abyss Surrounds Us #1 Author: Emily Skrutskie Genre: YA Fantasy Publisher: Flux Release Date: February 8th 2016 Format: Paperback Pages: 273 Source: Library For Cassandra Leung, bossing around sea monsters is just the family business. She’s been a Reckoner trainer-in-training ever since she could walk, raising the genetically-engineered […]

Our Favourite OZYA Contemporaries

Posted January 26, 2017 by Ely in Recommendations / 3 Comments
Our Favourite OZYA Contemporaries

In our series of posts relating to contemporary recommendations on the lead up to Bookentine, we could not go past recommending some of our favourite Australian Contemporary Reads. MICHELLE The books that I picked for this list were not only written by Australians but also set in Australia, I did this intentionally so that if […]