#GuestPost: book review of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

This guest post is long overdue and not because we were both meant to post each other’s review long before now, but more because I should really start including more guest posts on A Book and Tea.  Today, I’m joined by my good friend and Pokemon chum, Charlotte. She’s kindly going to review Harry Potter and theContinue reading “#GuestPost: book review of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child”

Book Review: Resistance is Futile by Jenny T. Colgan

Format: Paperback Publisher: Orbit Published: 2nd June 2016 Pages: 336 Pages The Blurb Connie thinks she’s never met anyone quite like Luke Beith before. She has no idea how right she is. As a high-ranking mathematician in a male-dominated field – with bright red hair – Connie’s used to being considered a little unusual. ButContinue reading “Book Review: Resistance is Futile by Jenny T. Colgan”

Book Review: The Arrival of Missives by Aliya Whiteley

Format: Paperback Published: 9th May 2016 Publisher: Unsung Stories Pages: 120 Pages The Blurb The Arrival of Missives is a genre-defying story of fate, free-will and the choices we make in life. In the aftermath of the Great War, Shirley Fearn dreams of challenging the conventions of rural England, where life is as predictable asContinue reading “Book Review: The Arrival of Missives by Aliya Whiteley”

Book Review: The Humans by Matt Haig

Format: Paperback Publisher: Canongate Books Published: July 2013 Pages: 285 Pages The Blurb Body-snatching has never been so heartwarming… The Humans is a funny, compulsively readable novel about alien abduction, mathematics, and that most interesting subject of all: ourselves. Combine Douglas Adams’s irreverent take on life, the universe, and everything with a genuinely moving loveContinue reading “Book Review: The Humans by Matt Haig”

Cinder by Marissa Meyer

Format: Paperback Publisher: Puffin Books Published: 9th January 2012 Pages: 390 Pages Series: The Lunar Chronicles The Blurb Humans and androids crowd the raucous streets of New Beijing. A deadly plague ravages the population. From space, a ruthless lunar people watch, waiting to make their move. No one knows that Earth’s fate hinges on oneContinue reading “Cinder by Marissa Meyer”

Red Queen – Victoria Aveyard

Format: Paperback Publisher: Orion Publishing Published: 12th February 2015 Pages: 383 Pages The Blurb This is a world divided by blood – red or silver. The Reds are commoners, ruled by a Silver elite in possession of god-like superpowers. And to Mare Barrow, a seventeen-year-old Red girl from the poverty-stricken Stilts, it seems like nothing willContinue reading “Red Queen – Victoria Aveyard”