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    Top 5 books that scared me

    Hello bookworms!! Welcome to Top 5 Tuesday!! This week’s topic is top 5 books that scared me. Which means, we are in the spooky month of October!! OK, so we know that I don’t actually read horror books, and the thrillers I do read are more crime books than anything else. Although, I do love me a good Janet Evanovich…

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    July-August 2021 wrap up

    Hello bookworms!! It’s time for the July-August 2021 wrap up. Because we are finally catching up on things!! YAAAAAAY!! (Oh, I seriously hope that sentence doesn’t come back to jinx me…) Unfortunately I actually spoiled August’s big news in the May-June wrap up when I told you that I got a new job… Which is unfortunate since I also stopped…

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    Books inspired by Slavic lore

    Hello bookworms!! Welcome to a post that I have been wanting to write for a very long time: Books inspired by Slavic lore. I know this may seem like a super random topic, but hear me out. A few weeks ago we did a Top 5 Tuesday topic called top 5 retellings. As you may know, retellings are one of…

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    This or that tag

    Hello bookworms!! Welcome to me attempting to catch up on the 51 tags I haven’t done!! With today’s post: the this or that tag. I was tagged to do this THREE times in 2020. Which, scarily, is not the largest number of times I’ve been tagged to do a post. Oops?! So, huge thanks to the following amazing bloggers for…

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    Top 5 horror/thriller tropes that don’t scare you

    Hello bookworms!! Welcome to Top 5 Tuesday!! This week’s topic is top 5 horror/thriller tropes that don’t scare you. Which means, we are in the spooky month of October!! I actually don’t read a lot of thriller books (and no horror books), so… not exactly sure what I was thinking when I wrote these prompts. It’s entirely possible that I…

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    September 2021 book haul

    Hello bookworms!! Welcome to the September 2021 book haul!! A monthly post where I usually shame myself for never achieving my goal of buying less than I read, or sticking to my buying goal. Or at least I did in July and August anyway. I was clearly feeling so confident and pleased with my last two hauls that I decided to…

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    2021 mid-year freak out

    Hello bookworms!! Welcome to the (very late) 2021 mid-year freak out tag. I do normally post this in early July (I’m a stickler that July 2 is the midpoint of the calendar year), but July got away from me, and then so did August, and September. So, you’re getting it in in October. But rest assured, I haven’t added anything…

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    May-June 2021 wrap up

    Hello bookworms!! It’s time for the May-June 2021 wrap up. Hahahaha, honestly, I would not even be surprised if you think I’ve incorrectly titled this post. Because it is many, many months late. After May’s epic organisation (which lasted for a whole two weeks), we’re back to being super late with everything… And I do mean SUPER late. To be…

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    Top 5 sequels I would sell my soul for

    Hello bookworms!! Welcome to Top 5 Tuesday!! This week’s topic is top 5 sequels I would sell my soul for. I mean, I don’t actually want to sell my soul. Soul-selling is completely optional. Coincidentally I read a dark, gothic fantasy book this week that has a character you could probably sell your soul to… And that’s definitely not for…

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    Top 5 standalone books

    Hello bookworms!! Welcome to Top 5 Tuesday!! This week’s topic is top 5 standalone books. Yes, last week was all about the series, but this week it’s about how much magic authors can fit into a single volume. Also, I am SO SORRY this is late. I’ve been having technical difficulties on the blog all week, and I ended up…

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    Top 5 series of all time

    Hello bookworms!! Welcome to Top 5 Tuesday!! This week’s topic is top 5 series of all time. THIS is going to be a “big call” post. Maybe even one where the decisions I make below are going to be ‘die on the hill’ ones. But the real question is… do we agree? Only joking!! That’s not really important. The important…

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    15 books that I’m currently reading

    Hello bookworms!! Today I want to address the chaos that is my life, and the 15 books that I’m currently reading. PLEASE SEND HELP. I mean, who even knows how these things happen. I certainly don’t, and I’m living it. But more than that, I want to look at each of the books I’m “currently reading” and decide once and…

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    Top 5 retellings

    Hello bookworms!! Welcome to Top 5 Tuesday!! This week’s topic is top 5 retellings. I have to be completely honest here… This week’s topic is 100% for me and my love of retellings. I’m not even going to apologise for this.   However, don’t be fooled into thinking this list is going to be all fantasy books that are retellings…

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    Top 5 Tuesday topics: October-December 2021

    Hello bookworms!! Welcome to the Top 5 Tuesday topics post: October-December 2021!! Yes, it’s the spooky wrap up time of the year!! We are staying with the quarterly topics, as I’ve had some great feedback from you all about it. Also, you’ll see some repeats in December because I really love doing wrap-up posts towards the end of the year!!…

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    August 2021 book haul

    Hello bookworms!! Welcome to the August 2021 book haul!! A monthly post where I usually shame myself for never achieving my goal of buying less than I read, or sticking to my buying goal. Except apparently I am achieving these goals now? At least for July and now August anyway!! To be honest, lockdown is possibly helping me achieve my…

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    Top 5 books with people on the cover

    Hello bookworms!! Welcome to Top 5 Tuesday!! This week’s topic is top 5 books with people on the cover. It’s the final week of our month-long scavenger hunt. Each week has been a different theme for you to pick covers by. I hope everyone had a lot of fun – I definitely did!! Also, apologies for the delay on this…

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    July 2021 book haul

    Hello bookworms!! Welcome to the July 2021 book haul!! A monthly post where I shame myself for never achieving my goal of buying less than I read, or sticking to my buying goal. Except in July, which is both, unprecedented and unexpected. In fact, this is going to be a pretty sad and sorry list… June was my birthday month,…

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    Top 5 books with buildings or vehicles on the cover

    Hello bookworms!! Welcome to Top 5 Tuesday!! This week’s topic is top 5 books with buildings or vehicles on the cover. I have to say, my main goal for this week’s topic was so I could have a week to gush over the covers for The Firebird trilogy by Gray and Klune’s book. Honestly, they are some of my favourite…

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    Top 5 books with plants on the cover

    Hello bookworms!! Welcome to Top 5 Tuesday!! This week’s topic is top 5 books with plants on the cover. I am actually quite keen for this week’s topics because plants on book covers is legit one of my favourite things ever. In case you can’t tell by my blog headers, I’m a plant fan. Mostly succulents, but in the past…

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    Top 5 books with creatures on the cover

    Hello bookworms!! Welcome to Top 5 Tuesday!! This week’s topic is top 5 books with creatures on the cover. Yes, In August we are doing a ‘scavenger hunt’ type of month, where each week there is a different theme for you to pick covers by. I wanted to pick some topics that everyone can participate in this month, as I’ve…

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    Top 5 books with food on the cover

    Hello bookworms!! Welcome to Top 5 Tuesday!! This week’s topic is top 5 books with food on the cover. Yes, In August we are doing a scavenger type of month, where each week there is a different theme for you to pick covers by. I wanted to pick some topics that everyone can participate in this month, as I’ve noticed…

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    August 2021 TBR and the MS Readathon

    Hello bookworms!! Welcome to the August 2021 TBR post, where I will also be talking about the MS Readathon. So… I admit that I get pretty shady when it comes to TBRs. The last one I posted was for Middle-Grade March. And it was so bad that I didn’t read a single thing ON the TBR. But not just that.…

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    Top 5 hyped books I didn’t like

    Hello bookworms!! Welcome to Top 5 Tuesday!! This week’s topic is top 5 hyped books I didn’t like. *cough* Fair warning, there are going to be some unpopular opinions ahead. Seriously. I’m not expecting any crossovers with you all today. Because today we’re talking about our top 5 hyped books that we didn’t like. And I didn’t like some of…

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    Top 5 hyped books I’m not interested in reading

    Hello bookworms!! Welcome to Top 5 Tuesday!! This week’s topic is top 5 hyped books I’m not interested in reading. *cough* So… awkward times ahead… Today we’re talking about hyped books that we just don’t care for. Maybe it’s the topic, or the blurb isn’t that interesting to you. Perhaps that’s not a genre you like to read. Or maybe…