You’ll Never Know Happy Unless You Know Sad: The Truthful Review

Mar 4th, 2019 Caffeine Addled Ramblings 5 min read

I always find that the second you discover someone new, they seem to be everywhere! All of a sudden you can’t go on a train, flick through a magazine or newspaper, or even scroll down your social media timeline without seeing them. Were they always there and you’ve only just started to notice? Or is the universe trying to tell you something?  This person is so...

No Shame, No Regrets, Just Me: The Unfiltered Review

Jan 7th, 2019 Caffeine Addled Ramblings 8 min read

In late October 2017, I decided that I needed to make some drastic changes in order to begin the process of recovery. It was a difficult process and, on a number of occasions, I almost went back on everything I had done. Reclaimed every string I had cut. But, with the right people in my corner and a rage that bubbled in my stomach every...

Isabella: The Bullet Review

Oct 8th, 2018 Caffeine Addled Ramblings 4 min read

At the end of last month, one of our favourite writers, Cristina Hodgson, released the third part of her Chantelle Rose series: Isabella. This instalment in the series follows Chantelle as she receives a surprise invitation that opens up the door to her long-since deceased mother’s past. New love challenges old, bonds and formed and broken, and Chantelle’s quest for the truth may destroy everyone...

The Heart Hidden Behind The Wall Of Thorns

Sep 17th, 2018 Caffeine Addled Ramblings 4 min read

I start reading eagerly: On the eve of her wedding, a girl paces her room. In her hands, a bag of boar’s blood. She plans to flee the castle by faking her own death. Her sister, a small, sickly creature with a cheery disposition, is to go with her. Wait. Purloined? In THAT sentence? Okay then… The girl is a huntress, but here she is...