Author: Kimberly Karalius

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May 13
{ARC Review+Giveaway} Love Charms and Other Catastrophes by @kkaralius @SwoonReads

{ARC Review+Giveaway} Love Charms and Other Catastrophes by @kkaralius @SwoonReads

Note: This is a series that must be read in order, and this review will contain spoilers for book 1. If you are new to the series, you can find more information abouttThe first book, Love Fortunes and Other Disasters HERE. Love Charms and Other Catastrophes is the second book in the magical young adult series, Grimbaud by Kimberly Karalius. The first book, Love Fortunes and Other Disasters  was one of my favorite books of 2015. It is the kind of book that puts a perma smile on your face, and Love Charms and Other Catastrophes is no different. You do need to read these books in order, so if you have not checked out the first book yet, you really do need to. The series is set in the magical town of Grimbaud. I love the cover of these books so much, because their whimsical feel helps me imagine Grimbaud with the same touch of whimsy. Does that make sense? The town also reminded me of the Kissing Town from the… Read more »

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Jun 16
{Review} Love Fortunes and Other Disasters by Kimberly Karalius @kkaralius @SwoonReads

{Review} Love Fortunes and Other Disasters by Kimberly Karalius @kkaralius @SwoonReads

I feel like it has been so, so long since I have had a 5 star book read. But I am super happy to add Love Fortunes and Other Disasters by Kimberly Karalius to my list of favorite 5 star books. This book made my heart smile. It got a little hairy and crazy at the end and I almost took .5 stars off my review rating, and then I about slapped myself. (That is a case of one of those times when I am thinking through my reviewer hat and letting it over weigh my emotions about a book, and I didn’t want to do that here.) I just loved this book too much to give it anything less than 5 full stars. Love Fortunes and Other Disasters is set in the magical town of Grimbaud. I love the cover of the book because its whimsical feel helped me imagine Grimbaud with the same touch of whimsy. Does that make sense? The town also reminded me of the Kissing Town from… Read more »

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