5 Reasons You Should Watch Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries

Posted August 23, 2015 by Ely in TV / 12 Comments
5 Reasons You Should Watch Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries

I’m a bit of a crime show enthuasist, I’ll try anything and I love most of them—Castle, Rizzoli & Isles, The Closer, Poirot, Marple. One of my absolute favourites is an Australian show called Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries. These are also a series of books by Kerry Greenwood, but today I just wanted to focus […]

One True Thing by Nicole Hayes

Posted August 21, 2015 by Michelle in Reviews / 2 Comments
One True Thing by Nicole Hayes

Title: One True Thing Author: Nicole Hayes Genre: Contemporary, Young Adult Publisher: Random House Australia Release Date: May 2015 Format: Paperback Pages: 400 Frankie is used to never being alone, being a politicians daughter means there is always someone either in your face or in your mums. It is election time and Frankies Mum is […]

Jurassic Park by Michael Crichton

Posted August 20, 2015 by Ely in Reviews / 5 Comments
Jurassic Park by Michael Crichton

Title: Jurassic Park Series: Jurassic Park #1 Author: Michael Crichton Genre: Science Fiction Publisher: Ballantine Books Release Date: May 14th 2012 (first published 1990) Format: E-Book Pages: 466 Source: Purchased An astonishing technique for recovering and cloning dinosaur DNA has been discovered. Creatures once extinct now roam Jurassic Park, soon-to-be opened as a theme park. […]

In Which Ely Drowns in WIPs

Posted August 19, 2015 by Ely in Writing / 13 Comments
In Which Ely Drowns in WIPs

Back on the old blog I wrote a post about all of my WIPs (works in progress) at the time. It was pretty popular, so I thought I’d do it again today. A lot of these are the same as last time, but I’ve worked out more details on most of them. Anyway, let’s go.

Top Ten Auto-buy Authors

Posted August 18, 2015 by Ely in Top Ten Tuesday, Uncategorized / 21 Comments
Top Ten Auto-buy Authors

Top Ten Tuesday is hosted by The Broke and the Bookish, and you can find more about this meme here. This is our first Top Ten Tuesday here on Tea & Titles and the topic this week is top ten auto-buy authors. Like last week, we’ll be showing our top five each. 1. Patrick Ness […]

Why We Need More Disability in YA

Posted August 15, 2015 by Ely in Other / 12 Comments
Why We Need More Disability in YA

This isn’t something I’ve really shared with the internet, but I was born with a mobility disability. This disability has changed over time and it doesn’t really have a name or clarification anymore as it’s been altered by an operation gone wrong. This all happened when I was young—about 7 or 8, and I’ve been […]

Forgotten by Cat Patrick

Posted August 14, 2015 by Michelle in Reviews / 4 Comments
Forgotten by Cat Patrick

Title: Forgotten Author: Cat Patrick Genre: Contemporary, Mystery Publisher: Hardie Grant Books Release Date: June 1st, 2011 Format: Paperback Pages: 277 London Lane can remember forwards but forget backwards. Every night her memory resets and yesterday is gone but tomorrow, tomorrow is no secret to her. What happens then when she begins to fall in […]

Mistakes in the Background by Laura Dockrill

Posted August 13, 2015 by Ely in Reviews / 2 Comments

Title: Mistakes in the Background Author: Laura Dockrill Genre: Poetry Publisher: HarperCollins Release Date: October 1st 2008 Format: Paperback Pages: 96 Source: Purchased Feast your eyes on a treasury of words and illustrations from one of the most exciting young talents around, recently voted by The Times as one of the top ten literary talents […]

To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before by Jenny Han

Posted August 9, 2015 by Ely in Reviews / 2 Comments
To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before by Jenny Han

Title: To All the Boys I've Loved Before Series: To All the Boys I've Loved Before #1 Author: Jenny Han Genre: Young Adult, Contemporary Publisher: Scholastic Release Date: August 7th, 2014 Format: Paperback Pages: 420 Source: Purchased Lara Jean keeps her love letters in a hatbox her mother gave her. One for every boy she’s […]