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    2020 challenges and goals

    Good morning bookworms! Welcome to my rant post where I’ll be discussing all the things I want to accomplish this year, while simultaneously whining about how I signed up for too many things last year, and oh yeah, I still haven’t read a book yet in 2020.* As per 2019, I have signed up to a LOT of challenges for 2020. And by that I mean, more than I can cope with. HUZZAH!! ­čÄë So, we’ll do a quick challenge overview, talk about how I’m going to tackle this each…

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    2019 challenge wrap-up

    Good morning bookworms! Welcome to the 2019 challenge wrap-up! I’ll have another post with all my 2020 challenges in together as well. Goodreads Read 120 of 90 books. While I did finish my challenge in October. I finished my secret challenge (of 100 books) in November! (I actually read 122 books this year but Goodreads has erased Memento by Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff from its catalogue, and I also read a beta novel this year.) Beat the Backlist I read 57 of 50 backlist books during 2019. Not all…

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    November ’19 challenge wrap-up

    Good morning bookworms! Welcome to the November challenge wrap-up!! Goodreads Read 102 of 90 books. While I did finish my challenge in October, I finished my secret challenge (of 100 books) in November. All in all, a good reading year, and with a month still to go! Beat the Backlist Read 49 of 50 books. Uhhh… reminder to me to read one more in December!! (There is a column on the original list where I have marked off the books I have read.) Beat the Backlist Epic Reading Bingo I…

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    October ’19 challenge wrap-up

    Good morning bookworms! Welcome to the September/October challenge wrap-up!! Also known as the post where each month I go “CRAP! I forgot to check what Sophie’s prompt is for the Ultimate Reading Challenge this month” and then try and retrofit my errors into something that works… ­čśô Goodreads Read 92 of 90 books. I finished my challenge in October!! SUCCESS!!!! Beat the Backlist Read 47 of 50 books. (There is a column on the original list where I have marked off the books I have read.) Beat the Backlist Epic…

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    August '19 challenge wrap-up

    Good morning bookworms! Welcome to the August challenge wrap-up!! Also known as the post where each month I go “CRAP! I forgot to check what Sophie’s prompt is for the Ultimate Reading Challenge this month” and then try and retrofit my errors into something that works… ­čśô Goodreads Read 71 of 90 books. Definitely on track!! (And no, this doesn’t count the beta I read this year…) Beat the Backlist Read 42 of 50 books. (There is a column on the original list where I have marked off the books…

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    July '19 challenge wrap-up

    Good morning bookworms! I have been a bad blogger!! Kind of… I mean, I’ve been busy this week, and I’ve come to the very end of all my pre-written, scheduled posts… so I missed a couple of posts this week!! But I’m also trying hard not to kick myself for this as well!! Book Ending Summer ’19 and Tidyathon During the month of July I participated in Book Ending Summer, and Tidyathon!┬áClo @ Book Dragons and Sam @ Fictionally Sam did a fabulously amazing job organising #BookEndingSummer, and I did…

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    June '19 challenge wrap-up

    Good morning bookworms! Uhhhh, it would appear that I just didn’t do a challenge wrap-up for May… Classic Meeghan! Challenge wrap-ups are the post where I discern how badly I am going at each of the ELEVEN challenges I signed up for at the start of the year… (sign up posts┬ápart 1 and part 2) WHHYYYYY??? If you’re after my monthly reading wrap-up click HERE, and if you’re after my haul, click HERE. *PHEW!* All of the updates below will be my progress as at midnight 30 June 2019. Goodreads…

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    April '19 challenge wrap-up

    Sooooooooo… my eleven challenges… (sign up posts┬ápart 1 and part 2) This is my March recap on how I’m going against them.┬á If you’re after my monthly reading wrap-up click HERE, and if you’re after my haul, click HERE. *PHEW!* All of the updates below will be my progress as at midnight 28 February 2019. Goodreads Read 44 of 90 books. (So close to halfway!!) Beat the Backlist Read 33 of 50 books. (There is a column on the original list where I have marked off the books I have…

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    March '19 challenge wrap-up

    Good morning bookworms! A-HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA, remember how organised I was at the start of the year? I had my posting schedule payed out, I was weeks ahead with my posts! I even had spreadsheets that I was keeping up to date with everything including page numbers and Goodreads links! And now here we are in April and my life is falling to pieces. (I mean, that’s a slight exaggeration, but you get the picture!) Because eleven challenges (sign up posts┬ápart 1 and part 2) clearly weren’t enough for me, you would…

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    February '19 challenge wrap-up

    Good morning bookworms! Sooooooooo… my eleven challenges… (sign up posts┬ápart 1 and part 2) This is my February recap on how I’m going against them.┬á If you’re after my monthly reading wrap-up click HERE, and if you’re after my haul, click HERE. *PHEW!* All of the updates below will be my progress as at midnight 28 February 2019. Goodreads Read 23 of 90 books. Beat the Backlist Read 17 of 50 books. (I have added another column to the original list and marked off the books I have read.) Beat…

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    January '19 challenge wrap-up

    Good morning bookworms! Sooooooooo… my eleven challenges… (sign up posts┬ápart 1 and part 2) This is my January recap on how I’m going against them.┬á If you’re after my reading wrap-up click HERE, and if you’re after my haul, click HERE. *PHEW!* All of the updates below will be my progress as at midnight 31 January 2019. NEWTs Read-a-thon I’m putting my NEWTs first because this isn’t a monthly check-in. I won’t post the whole table because it’s HUGE. Just the subjects that I passed with the books I read!…

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    Consolidated 2019 book challenges list

    Good morning bookworms! AKJSHFANLTPWO!! WHAT HAVE I DONE?? To quote my fave superhero, I’ve “screwed the pooch”… Unfortunately, I don’t think I’m going to be offered a spot with the Avengers for it… Which is SUCH a shame, because I have the best mild superpower ever!! I… (get ready for this)… have A PARKING FAIRY. Do you know what a parking fairy is? It’s exactly what it sounds like. I have a tiny fairy that basically guarantees me a car space right out the front of where I want to…

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    Ringing in the New Year Book Tag

    Good morning bookworms! Right! I’m here to start the new year off with a bang! And what better way to do it, than to steal some tags that are about a year old, and recreate them and send them back out into the world? (No, but seriously, this was waaaaaay easier than creating my own tag.) So, we’re rebranding an end of 2017 tag as a start of 2019 tag. HOORAY! Rules: Link to the person who tagged you (umm, no one) Link to the creator of the tag (Bookmark…

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    December ’18 wrap-up and January TBR

    Good morning bookworms! Wow… I can’t believe another year is over!! They are certainly going by a lot faster than I recall (I know this is about being older and perception of time, etc. but it’s still feeling awfully fast…) December wrap-up During December I read a couple of books, although not as many as I would have liked to finish! Book Author Series Format TBR? Reread? Rating (/10) Hush, Hush Becca Fitzpatrick Hush, Hush (#1) Paperback Y 6 Crescendo Becca Fitzpatrick Hush, Hush (#2) eBook 6 Fence C. S.…

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    The 2019 A-Z Reading Challenge

    I’m making a start on getting organised for 2019, and one of the things that I found out about at the end of July in 2018 was the 2018 A-Z reading challenge hosted by Ginger Mom and the Kindle Quest. Now, I know that technically I could have absolutely signed up to start doing the 2018 challenge then (and actually still can until 1 December), but I do like to start these things with a clean slate and have an opportunity to finish the challenge, so I am just going…