• Bookending Winter: Winter Vacation

    Bookending Winter: Winter Vacation

    Hello bookworms!! Welcome back to Bookending Winter – and your last day with me as your host!! Today’s prompt is Winter Vacation!! Before we get started, I would love to thank our wonderful organisers – Clo (@ Cuppa Clo) and Sam (@ Fictionally Sam). I know I say this every day, but I do genuinely love them both. They both give…

  • Bookending Winter: Box It Up

    Bookending Winter: Box It Up!

    Hello bookworms!! Welcome back to Bookending Winter, where today’s prompt is Box It Up!! Before we get started, here’s today’s reminder to check out the fabulous hosts for Bookending events: Clo (@ Cuppa Clo) and Sam’s (@ Fictionally Sam) are seriously fantastic!! If you want to check out some of the past 25 days of prompts (including yesterday’s), please click…

  • Bookending Winter: Christmas Down Under

    Bookending Winter: Christmas Down Under

    Merry Christmas bookworms!! Welcome back to Bookending Winter, where today’s prompt is Christmas Down Under!! Don’t forget to check out Clo (@ Cuppa Clo) and Sam’s (@ Fictionally Sam) blogs, our wonderful hosts. They’re some of my favourite bloggers, and some of my favourite people too!! If you want to check out some of the past 24 days of prompts…

  • Bookending Winter: Under the Mistletoe

    Bookending Winter: Under the Mistletoe

    Hello bookworms!! Welcome to Bookending Winter, and today’s post: Under the Mistletoe!! I have been pretty out of the loop this month, but I am trying my hardest!! HUGE thanks to Clo (@ Cuppa Clo) and Sam (@ Fictionally Sam) for putting my hosting days towards the end of the month!! Love you both, so much!! Please check out their…

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    Top 5 books of 2020

    Happy Tuesday bookworms!! Today’s Top 5 Tuesday is top 5 books of 2020. Yes, it’s the penultimate post for the year and we are looking at your top 5 books of 2020!! This one is always hard for me because I always have a list of like 30 books that I loved every year, but I guess I can leave…

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    Top 5 Tuesday topics – January 2021

    Hello bookworms!! Welcome to the Top 5 Tuesday topics – January 2021!! I can’t believe we’re about to be in a new year. 2020 has been a TIME, and while I don’t know if things will start to get any better, especially in other parts of the world, I’m keeping my fingers crossed for our little bubble in Australia. So,…

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    Top 5 covers of 2020

    Hello bookworms!! Happy Tuesday!! Today’s Top 5 Tuesday is top 5 covers of 2020. Yes, we are continuing our wind up of 2020 with your favourite book covers. They might be brand new books or perhaps redesigns or alternate covers of backlist titles that came out this year. If you missed the December topics post, please click here!! Top 5…

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    Top 5 books on my holiday wishlist

    Hello bookworms!! Happy Tuesday!! Today’s Top 5 Tuesday is top 5 books on my holiday wishlist. Yes, this week we are sharing all the books that we wish someone would gift us this holiday season, or perhaps on your next birthday. Or whatever the next gifting thing in your life is. Feel free to share your post with your loved…

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    November 2020 book haul

    Hello bookworms!! Welcome to the November 2020 book haul!! I was SUPER WELL BEHAVED in November. For the first time this year since January, I actually stuck to my 10 book limit!! Even with two review books!! HOORAY!! Book haul categories are as follows: subscription boxes book purchases (book mail, in-store, digital* and gifts) review copies (book mail and digital)…

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    Top 5 books with disability

    Hello bookworms!! Happy Tuesday!! This coming Thursday is International Day of People with Disability (aka IDPwD). And to celebrate, today’s Top 5 Tuesday is top 5 books with disability. I really wanted to highlight this day because it’s something very close to my heart. Partly because I have family, friends and colleagues with disability. And partly because I work for…

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    Top 5 Tuesday – December 2020 topics

    Hello bookworms!! Welcome to the December 2020 Top 5 Tuesday topics!! November has been interesting… I thought I was catching up on life when I had a break from work in October… Then life exploded in November. It was a time. So, December topics!! We are in the final month of 2020!! Countdown time!! This month is full of wrap…

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    October 2020 wrap up

    Hello bookworms!! Welcome to the October 2020 wrap-up!! Yes, I am posting this 2 days before the end of November, because I have been trash this month. Like more so than usual… what the hell is even happening?! Honestly, I barely even remember what happened last week, let alone a month ago, so be prepared for a wild ride of…

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    Top 5 recommendations from friends

    Hello bookworms!! Happy Tuesday!! Today’s Top 5 Tuesday is top 5 recommendations from friends. Yes, this week I want to shout out our long-suffering friends who are constantly screaming at us to read books that they love. These friends are the life-blood of any book lover because they give us someone to scream into the abyss with. They will hold…

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    Julie and the Phantoms bookish tag

    Hello bookworms!! Welcome to an original, Julie and the Phantoms bookish tag!! 👻👻👻 Please excuse me for a moment while I just SCREAM INTO THE ABYSS about what an absolutely perfect show Julie and the Phantoms is.* Julie And The Phantoms GIF from Julieandthephantoms GIFs Yes, I watched this amazing show, not once, but TWICE during October (and once again…

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    Top 5 books I’m glad I read

    Happy Tuesday bookworms!! Today’s top 5 Tuesday post is top 5 books I’m glad I read. Today is my FOURTH blogging anniversary (according to WordPress who like to track these things). In the last four years I reviewed a lot of books and found some amazing friends. It took me quite some time to figure out what I wanted my…

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    Top 5 books I haven’t read yet

    Good morning bookworms!! Welcome to today’s Top 5 Tuesday!! This week’s Top 5 Tuesday is top 5 books I haven’t read yet. I have to say, this was always one of my least fave topics when Shanah would post it… so of course I had to do it too. I seem to be creating topics that give me the most…

  • Book review Instant Karma by Marissa Meyer

    Instant Karma – Marissa Meyer

    Book review: Instant Karma by Marissa MeyerRelease date: 10 November 2020Goodreads linkBook Depository linkPan MacMillan link for Aussie’sRating Instant Karma – Marissa Meyer blurb: Chronic overachiever Prudence Daniels is always quick to cast judgement on the residents of her coastal town. Her dreams of karmic justice are fulfilled when, after a night out with her friends, she wakes up with…

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    October 2020 book haul

    Good morning bookworms!! It’s time for the October 2020 book haul!! October was slightly out of control, but I’m refusing to take responsibility because I got A LOT of review books last month. Which is great because it means publishers are liking me. But it’s also bad because I now have more review books that I can read for the…

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    Top 5 new authors

    Happy Tuesday bookworms!! Welcome to today’s Top 5 Tuesday!! This week’s topic is top 5 new authors. Whether they are new to you, or debut authors, this is all about the authors that you discovered in 2020. Also, welcome to November: the months where I hopefully do more than just post Top 5 Tuesday posts… *cough* Let’s not talk about…

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    Top 5 Tuesday – November 2020 topics

    Good morning bookworms!! Welcome to the Top 5 Tuesday – November 2020 topics post!! Well… with all the blog post drafting I was doing last week for November, you’d think that I would have scheduled our November ’20 Top 5 Tuesday topics!! I’m kind of at a loss as to why I didn’t?! But, here they are… slightly late. But still…

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    Top 5 creepy characters

    Happy Tuesday bookworms!! Welcome to today’s Top 5 Tuesday, and today’s topic is top 5 creepy characters!! This month we have a kind of Halloween theme going on, which I am definitely regretting because I do not read creepy / spooky books. LUCKILY, I have awesome book friends (hi team!!) who reminded me of some super creeps I know!! Top…

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    Top 5… books with witches

    Good morning bookworms!! Happy Tuesday!! Welcome to today’s Top 5 Tuesday!! This month we have a kind of Halloween theme going on, and today’s topic is top 5 books with witches. Or top 5 witches! Whatever floats your boat. I made this prompt for a tag I created last year for Bookending Autumn, and I just wanted to share it,…

  • Book review: Where I'm Home by Erin Bowlen

    Where I’m Home – Erin Bowlen

    Book review: Where I’m Home by Erin BowlenRelease date: 3 June 2020Goodreads linkBook Depository linkRating Where I’m Home (The Aoife O’Reilly series #2) by Erin Bowlen blurb: It’s been three years since Aoife O’Reilly decided to leave her life in Ballyclara behind. With a new career and a new man in her life, Aoife is seemingly at peace with her…

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    Top 5 books with ghosts 👻

    Happy Tuesday bookworms!! Today’s Top 5 Tuesday topic is top 5 books with ghosts!! This month we have a kind of Halloween theme going on so let’s talk about your fave ghosts ghosts. I don’t read spooky or horror books, so please sit back and get comfortable while I find some fantasy books that have ghosts in them… (ahhh… why…