Books set in New Orleans

March 18th, 2015 Kimberly Feature 82 Comments

18th Mar
Books set in New Orleans

With my planned trip to New Orleans, I thought I would share some books set in the famous city. To me NOLA is a mecca for all things paranormal and mysterious. I have picked up books solely because they are set in this wonderfully rich historical city known as one of the most haunted cities in the world. A mix of wonderful cultures and religious beliefs have made this resilient city a popular tourist destination.

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Nonna’s Corner – Valentine Books for the Little Ones

February 7th, 2015 Kimberly Feature, Review 29 Comments

7th Feb
Nonna’s Corner – Valentine Books for the Little Ones

I am very excited to begin a new feature here at Caffeinated called Nonna’s Corner. In January I became a Nonna for the first time. I fully intend to share my love of reading with this precious little girl. Once a month I will feature book reviews for children and hope to weave in age appropriate books and gadgets as my granddaughter grows. From my house to your house I hope you enjoy these discoveries. Grab a cup of coffee and check out these adorable stories. They are perfect Valentine Books for the Little Ones…

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Mini Pot Pies and The Lost Imperials series

February 4th, 2015 Kimberly Feature 92 Comments

4th Feb
Mini Pot Pies and The Lost Imperials series

To spice things up on Wednesdays between “Waiting On” posts and reviews, I am going to share ”Recipe and a Book Recommendation.” Today I have an easy meal that is perfect for cold winter nights and is sure to please even the pickiest eater in your family. Mini Pot pies that are easy to prepare and take less than 30 minutes to cook. Just add a nice salad and your done. For today’s book recommendation I have the Lost Imperial series by Sherry D. Ficklin and Tyler Jolley. The first book Extracted made my top ten in 2013 and Prodigal, book two and Riven book three release in May making this the perfect time to read Extracted. Look for the giveaway below 🙂

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Caffeinated Confession -Open Ended Novels

January 24th, 2015 Kimberly Feature 52 Comments

24th Jan
Caffeinated Confession -Open Ended Novels

Open Endings can be both wonderful and infuriating but most of the time I actually like them. I know some of you are rolling your eyes and yes there have been times when we are left wondering if somehow we are missing the final pages in our ARC or finished copy. Truth be told though, most of the time I kind of prefer them…

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Snicker Salad and Pierce Brown

January 7th, 2015 Kimberly Feature 77 Comments

7th Jan
Snicker Salad and Pierce Brown

To spice things up on Wednesdays between reviews, I am going to share ”Recipe and a Book Recommendations.” Today I am sharing a salad that is so easy to make the whole family can be involved. It’s yummy and nutritious. If you haven’t read Pierce Brown’s Red Rising fantasy trilogy you are in for a treat. Red Rising his debut novel rocked the reading world and offers a rich tale for young and old. It made Caffeinated’s top ten list for 2014 and won several awards. Golden Son the second in the trilogy released this week. I cannot recommend this series enough! From the writing to the world Brown weaved magic. You know that book you wish everyone would read? Yep, that is this series for me. Grab a cup of coffee and enjoy…

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