Blog Tour & Interview: Through The White Wood by Jessica Leake

Apr 8th, 2019 Caffeine Addled Ramblings 20 min read

When the Advanced Reader’s Copy of Jessica Leake’s Through The White Wood arrived a little over a month ago (literally with my name on it) nothing could stop me from getting down to business and reading every last word. I read sections that were cut from the final print, I read handwritten annotations from Jessica herself, I even read the section about the back about mythology and...

Interviewing a Writer: Jessica Leake

Sep 3rd, 2018 Caffeine Addled Ramblings 13 min read

Earlier this year, I discovered a new YA fantasy novel: Beyond A Darkened Shore by Jessica Leake. Despite the fact that it was 450 pages, I finished it within two days. To say I struggled to put it down is an understatement. I was in love from the very second I opened it and as I turned the last page, I found myself going into instant withdrawal,...

Going Beyond A Darkened Shore with Ginny Cuthbert

Jun 18th, 2018 Caffeine Addled Ramblings 3 min read

Like many readers, I hate finishing good books. It’s not just about not wanting the book to end, but also because I can never pick what to read next. What on earth is going to be better than what I’ve just read? How can anyone create characters to rival those I’ve just spent the past week with? Will any villain be able to live up...