Top 5 Tips: Being A Brilliant Beta Reader

Nov 19th, 2018 Caffeine Addled Ramblings 4 min read

Earlier this month, I was asked to be a beta reader for a friend. The novel was a YA romance with what she described as a rather controversial backbone. It’s rare I take on beta reads. For one, I cannot retain information I read from a screen to save my life - my poor Kindle has been sitting beside my bed untouched by all book...

Top 5 Reads to Get You in The Valentine’s Day Spirit

Feb 12th, 2018 Caffeine Addled Ramblings 6 min read

What makes romance novels so perfect for you? Is it the strong female lead that fights everyone standing in her way until she gets what she wants? Is it the imperfect love interest that has to battle his demons until he’s worthy of the woman he’s fallen so hopelessly in love with? Or is it the journey riddled with bend after bend, catastrophe after catastrophe,...