Kingdom of Exiles is the first book in the Beast Charmer series, and it set up a beautiful world that I can't wait to explore in more books. The description of the world itself is enough to keep me coming back. Maxym M. Martineau knows how to make it feel like you're there exploring the cities and forests side by side with the characters.
**ARC Provided in exchange for an honest review** Publication: 5/7/2019 Series: The Kiss Quotient #2 Series Books Reviewed: The Kiss Quotient #1 Read: February 2019 Format: Digital Rating: 5 Caffeinated Stars Goodreads Summary: Khai Diep has no feelings. Well, he feels irritation when people move his things or contentment when ledgers balance down to the... Continue Reading →
The Travelling Cat Chronicles by Hiro Arikawa is tragic, beautiful, simplistic, and precisely what I needed to read.
Publication: August 10th, 2004 Read: Almost every year since 2008 Format: Digital Rating: 5 Caffeinated Stars Summary: “One school. Twenty voices. Endless possibilities. There’s the girl who is in love with Holden Caulfield. The boy who wants to be strong who falls for the girl who’s convinced she needs to be weak. The girl who... Continue Reading →
I'm typically not a lover of Science Fiction. I almost always stick to the fantasy side of the SciFi/Fantasy spectrum, but this book sparked my interest.
I realized that I never actually published this review on my blog. It's up on various other sites, but I failed at putting it here, so it is better late than never. Publication: August 7, 2018 Series: Play On #2 Read: August 2018 Format: Digital ARC Rating: 5 Caffeinated Stars Summary: The New York Times... Continue Reading →
**ARC Provided by the NetGalley in exchange for an honest review** Publication: August 28th, 2018 Series: Mask of Shadows #2 Read: August 2018 Format: eBook Rating: 5 Caffeinated Stars Goodreads Summary: The thrilling conclusion to the Mask of Shadows duology that weaves a tale of magic, shadows, and most importantly, revenge. As one of the... Continue Reading →
Publication: January 10, 2017 Series: Winternight Trilogy, #1 Read: November 2017 Format: Audiobook Rating: 5 Caffeinated Stars Summary: "A magical debut novel for readers of Naomi Novik's Uprooted, Erin Morgenstern's The Night Circus, and Neil Gaiman's myth-rich fantasies, The Bear and the Nightingale spins an irresistible spell as it announces the arrival of a singular talent with a gorgeous... Continue Reading →