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    Top 5 books I liked better than the adaptations

    Hello bookworms!! Welcome to Top 5 Tuesday!! This week’s topic is top 5 books I liked better than the adaptations. Well… last week we probably all surprised ourselves and came up with a lot of adaptations that were better than the original. But let’s get back onto our high horses, because the book is always* better. Yes, that’s right. Today’s…

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    June 2021 Top 5 Tuesday topics

    Hello bookworms!! Welcome to the June 2021 Top 5 Tuesday topics!! June topics are a bit of a mishmash this year. I was so conflicted because I love doing pride themed posts, but last year when Shanah took a hiatus I decided to do my own top 5 posts revolving around queer books and authors over the month of June.…

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    Top 5 adaptations I liked better than the books

    Hello bookworms!! Welcome to Top 5 Tuesday!! This week’s Top 5 Tuesday is top 5 adaptations I liked better than the books. It’s inconceivable, really, but sometimes I have loved the adaptation more than the original text. I know, I can’t believe I said it either!! It’s basically sacrilegious. So, today let’s talk about really great adaptations. I had to…

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    Top 5 books I wish had TV adaptations

    Hello bookworms!! Welcome to Top 5 Tuesday!! This week’s Top 5 Tuesday is top 5 books I wish had TV adaptations. We finally finished watching the Netflix adaptation of Shadow and Bone on the weekend, and I loved it!! Seriously, I didn’t even mind the things that they changed – it only added to the story. Besides, don’t we all…

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    April 2021 wrap up

    Hello bookworms!! It’s time for the April 2021 wrap up. Which was only like a week ago. Who is this person who has already posted FOUR times this month?! Apparently we met organisation, and are now friends. Who knew?! Don’t get me wrong, life is still kicking my butt a little. OK, maybe a lot. But I’m trying very hard…

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    Let’s Talk Bookish: Why I read Middle Grade books

    Hello bookworms!! Today I’ve jumped on the bandwagon for Let’s Talk Bookish topic: Why I read middle grade books. But really this is just an excuse for me to to scream about why I love middle grade fiction. And also YA. Even though I am a real-live adult. Allegedly. Let’s Talk Bookish is hosted by Rukky @ Eternity Books, and…

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    April 2021 book haul

    Hello bookworms!! Welcome to the April 2021 book haul!! A monthly post where I shame myself for never achieving my goal of buying less than I read… Thankfully, April was much better than March was. And by better, I mean that there were far fewer books added to my collection!!

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    Top 5 books I wish had movie adaptations

    Hello bookworms!! Welcome to Top 5 Tuesday!! This week’s Top 5 Tuesday is top 5 books I wish had movie adaptations. I’ve been so enamoured recently with all of the adaptations. Netflix in particular is killing it – and I am especially excited since Alice Oseman has announced how closely she has been involved with the Heartstopper adaptation (creator, screenwriter…

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    May 2021 Top 5 Tuesday topics

    Hello bookworms!! Welcome to the May 2021 Top 5 Tuesday topics!! Sorry they are late – I had plans to post this earlier on the weekend, but I worked really late on Friday, and then I was out with a migraine on Saturday. Which meant my Sunday then was really busy because I had to catch up on life admin…

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    March 2021 wrap up

    Hello bookworms!! It’s time for the March 2021 wrap up. Which was basically forever ago because April has been a TIME. Is it just me, or is 2021 shaping up to be somehow worse than 2020?? Just like in February, I can’t seem to stay on top of things. Except where I was failing at everything except two things before,…

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    Top 5 graphic novels

    Hello bookworms!! Welcome to Top 5 Tuesday!! This week’s Top 5 Tuesday is top 5 graphic novels. Another week, another nice topics!! Look at me being somewhat prepared for April to smack me in the face!! Was I prepared for this month?? No, not even in the slightest. But, let’s talk about happy things!! Graphic novels!! Or, at least graphic…

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    March 2021 book haul

    Hello bookworms!! Welcome to the March 2021 book haul!! A monthly post where I shame myself for never achieving my goal of buying less than I read… This month in particular is going to be… BIG!! Admittedly, March 2020 was far worse than March 2021… Yes, this time last year I was struggling to fit 29 books in my wrap…

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    Top 5 debut novels

    Hello bookworms!! Welcome to Top 5 Tuesday!! This week’s Top 5 Tuesday is top 5 debut novels. Wow… I’m so glad that I decided to be nice to us all, and have such a normal topic for today!! I mean, who doesn’t love talking about their favourite debut novels – the hardest part is limiting it to a top 5.…

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    Top 5 books I would re-rate

    Hello bookworms!! Welcome to Top 5 Tuesday!! This week’s Top 5 Tuesday is top 5 books I would re-rate. So, I used to be one of those people who would finish a book, and depending on how happy the ending of a book was, it would essentially determine my rating. It doesn’t even really make sense to me now, and…

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    Top 5 books I wish I could read for the first time again

    Hello bookworms!! Welcome to Top 5 Tuesday!! This week’s Top 5 Tuesday is top 5 books I wish I could read for the first time again. Which is quite a mouthful, but I’m so tired and I can’t think of a better way to phrase it!! If you missed the April topics post, please click here!! Top 5 Tuesday was…

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    Top 5 UNREAD middle grade books

    Hello bookworms!! Welcome to Top 5 Tuesday… on a Tuesday this week!! This week’s Top 5 Tuesday is a FREEBIE, so l’m doing top 5 unread middle grade books. And… it’s more of a top 13. Surprise! #sorrynotsorry Yes, last week’s post reminded me of all the unread middle grade books that I’m hoarding (book dragon tendencies). And we all…

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    April 2021 Top 5 Tuesday topics

    Hello bookworms!! Welcome to the April 2021 Top 5 Tuesday topics!! April topics!! I did think about going with an Easter theme, but alas, my poor antibiotic laden brain couldn’t make it work… I kind of tried for a spring-ish new beginnings theme (although it is Autumn here now.) So, please enjoy some topics that I’ve had sitting on a…

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    Top 5 middle grade books

    Hello bookworms!! Welcome to Top 5 Tuesday… on a Saturday!! This week’s Top 5 Tuesday is top 5 middle grade books. I’m so sorry friends. I’ve been so sick with a chest infection this week that all I’ve been doing is sleeping, reading and drinking tea. Which normally would sound absolutely amazing, and like the best staycation ever… Except I’m…

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    Top 5 books that got me into reading

    Hello bookworms!! Happy Tuesday!! This week’s Top 5 Tuesday is top 5 books that got me into reading. I have always been a reader, but there were definitely years where I read less. Giant peaks and troughs over time as I got busy with other things, and then came back to reading. Usually the coming back was due to reading…

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    February 2021 wrap-up

    Hello bookworms!! It’s time for the February 2021 wrap-up. AND I’m even doing it earlier than I have been, although it is halfway through March… Despite it only being two weeks ago, I have no idea what happened in February. Is it just me or is this year just one long blur so far?? I just can’t seem to keep…

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    Top 5 books I wish I had read when I was younger

    Hello bookworms!! Happy Tuesday!! This week’s Top 5 Tuesday is top 5 books I wish I had read when I was younger. Yes, today we’re talking about those books that could have helped shape our lives earlier… if only we had read them (or they existed) when we were young’uns. These in particular are books that younger me would have…

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    Monday Minis: Soulbound series by Hailey Turner

    Hello bookworms!! Welcome (officially) to Monday Mini’s, where today I want to talk about the Soulbound series by Hailey Turner. In general, I will (hopefully) be posting some mini reviews for either books in a series, or stand-alones all by the same author, or… somehow otherwise related. Or maybe I’ll just write some mini book reviews. Who knows?! Honestly, I…

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    February 2021 book haul

    Hello bookworms!! Welcome to the February 2021 book haul!! A monthly post where I shame myself for never achieving my goal of buying less than I read… (spoiler – March will be no different, it’s the 6th and I’m already over my 5 book limit…) Actually, come to think of it, I still haven’t posted my goals for 2021… But…

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    Top 5 books from my childhood

    Hello bookworms!! Happy Tuesday!! This week’s Top 5 Tuesday is top 5 books from my childhood. Yes, today we’re talking about our favourite stories from when we were children. For some of us that was not so long ago. For others… well… I just rated a book that was set in the decade I was born as “historical fiction”. And…