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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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    2020 WRAP UP!!

    Hello bookworms!! Welcome to the 2020 wrap up!! I can’t believe we’re already in February 2021. I feel like by the time I get to doing to wrap up for this year it’ll be June 2022… BUT, we’re here now and I’m ready and raring to go. Well… maybe not ‘raring’ per se. But I’m ready. I’m also expecting this…

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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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    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 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 characters A-E

    Happy Tuesday bookworms!! Today’s top 5 Tuesday topic is all about your favourite characters whose names begin with the letters A-E. Favourite characters!! Originally when I thought about this one I assumed I could fit my top 5 characters into one post. Then I just kept remembering others and, maybe it’s because I’ve read too many books (is this a…

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    2020 mid-year freak out!

    Hello bookworms!! A couple of weeks ago, the gorgeous duo of Marie and Nyx @ Drizzle Hurricane Books tagged me to do the mid-year freak out book tag. And I’m late to the party because I seem to be late at everything lately… Also, I don’t like to do this until after we hit the mid-way mark of the year…

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    February ’20 wrap up and March TBR

    Good morning bookworms! It’s time for the monthly wrap-up! During January… I got sick and had 2 migraines (new record). I also didn’t read anything for 11 days. That’s a pretty good record. Reading though? I read 6 books… which is the equal lowest number of books read per month in the last two years. (June 2019 was also 6…

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    An Ember in the Ashes – Sabaa Tahir

    Release date: 28 April 2015 Goodreads link Book Depository link Rating An Ember in the Ashes (An Ember in the Ashes, #1) blurb: An orphan fighting for her family. A soldier searching for his freedom. A story burning to be told. Laia is a Scholar living under the iron-fisted rule of the Martial Empire. When her brother is arrested in…

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    WWW Wednesday – 19 February 2020

    Good morning bookworms! WWW Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Sam @ Taking on a World of Words, where you answer the three following questions: What did you recently finish reading? What are you currently reading? What do you think you’ll read next? I’m trying to do the same symbols across the board now, so this is my little…

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    January ’20 wrap up and February TBR

    Good morning bookworms! It’s time for the monthly wrap-up for January! During January I read 9 books. Which was totally fine, unless you look at my reading pattern, which was kind of a joke!! (Week 1: nothing, week 2: 7 ebooks, week 3: 1 audiobook, week 4: nothing, last 4 days of month: 1 physical book.) I was kind of…

  • Sunshine Blogger Award #9

    Good morning bookworms! I know today would normally be Top 5 Tuesday, but Shanah is on a mini hiatus while she has the best sounding break – so I thought, “why don’t I try and catch up on some tags?!” So, the lovely Siobhan @ Siobhan’s novelties tagged me in the Sunshine blogger award back in June! (I mean, I’m kind…

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    July '19 book haul

    Good morning bookworms! Book haul categories are as follows: book boxes book purchases (book mail, instore and digital) review copies (book mail and digital), and bookish items (book related, but not actual books). I subscribe to three monthly boxes: OwlCrate, FairyLoot and the book-only subscription for LitJoy. Here is what arrived in June: FairyLoot’s June box theme was Broody Banter, and…