Hi everyone, Just a quick note to say that this blog has now moved. I've made the decision to shift over to a self-hosted site to try and grow a more professional blog. All of the posts from this blog will be available over at http://www.coffeestarsbooks.com Everything from June 2019 onwards will feature my new… Continue reading This blog has MOVED!
Hi bookish lovelies, Just to let you all know, I should be back to uploading with a nice, newly re-designed blog, on the 27th of May. Thank you all for being patient, and I look forward to sharing my new posts and designs with you then!
Hi everyone, I've recently decided to redesign my book blog. For a while now, I've not been feeling particularly motivated to post. So I've chosen to spend a bit of time doing some graphic design things to redesign my blog. I imagine this will involve me changing the themes and things, so quite major changes.… Continue reading Brief Hiatus
A Psalm of Storms and Silence by Roseanne A. Brown. When is it released: 31st August 2021. What is it about? Karina lost everything after a violent coup left her without her kingdom or her throne. Now the most wanted person in Sonande, her only hope of reclaiming what is rightfully hers lies in a… Continue reading Wishlist Wednesday: A Psalm of Storms and Silence
The Mask Falling by Samantha Shannon PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS REVIEW WILL CONTAIN SPOILERS FOR THE OTHER BOOKS IN THE BONE SEASON SERIES. HOWEVER, IT WILL NOT CONTAIN SPOILERS FOR THE MASK FALLING. If you haven't read the series up to this book yet, you may want to return to this page at a later… Continue reading The Mask Falling Book Review
Queen of Volts by Amanda Foody From Goodreads: Return to the City of Sin, where the final game is about to begin…and winning will demand the ultimate sacrifice.Only days after a corrupt election and brutal street war, one last bloodthirsty game has begun. The players? The twenty-two most powerful, notorious people in New Reynes.After realizing… Continue reading
The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue by V.E. Schwab From Goodreads: A Life No One Will Remember. A Story You Will Never Forget. France, 1714: in a moment of desperation, a young woman makes a Faustian bargain to live forever and is cursed to be forgotten by everyone she meets. Thus begins the extraordinary life… Continue reading The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue Book Review
Okay, so this review will be a little bit different from any others that I have written, mostly because along with reviewing the book, I want to talk about the manipulative marketing techniques the author appears to have employed in order to boost sales of his books. This review will contain spoilers, mostly because this… Continue reading The Blackstone Ritual Book Review: A Discussion About Author Ethics
The Bone Shard Daughter by Andrea Stewart From Goodreads: The emperor's reign has lasted for decades, his mastery of bone shard magic powering the animal-like constructs that maintain law and order. But now his rule is failing, and revolution is sweeping across the Empire's many islands. Lin is the emperor's daughter and spends her days… Continue reading The Bone Shard Daughter Book Review
Challenger Deep by Neal Shusterman From Goodreads: Caden Bosch is on a ship that's headed for the deepest point on Earth: Challenger Deep, the southern part of the Marianas Trench. Caden Bosch is a brilliant high school student whose friends are starting to notice his odd behaviour. Caden Bosch is designated the ship's artist in residence… Continue reading Challenger Deep Book Review