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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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    September ’20 wrap-up

    Good morning bookworms!! Welcome to the September 2020 wrap-up!! September is done, so that’s another month checked off for 2020 in this seemingly endless year. And while I’m not American and don’t live in the US, I can’t help but feel that the worst for this year is not over yet. (Yes, I am talking about the upcoming election. Please…

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    August ’20 wrap-up

    Hello bookworms! So apparently August is over, and I barely even noticed. And it’s now almost halfway through September and I haven’t done my wrap-up (until now), and what even is organisation?!! I was behind on blog-hopping, and updating goodreads. And I still AM behind on my spreadsheets, review copies, writing blog posts and book reviews, instagram… life? In saying…

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    July ’20 wrap-up

    Hello bookworms! Did I completely forget that July is over and I haven’t done a wrap-up yet? Yes, I did. Along with not doing all the other things I meant to do in July… (like that challenge update… which is still coming…) July… was a month. I do feel a bit like the whole world is going to shit right…

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    June ’20 wrap-up

    Good evening bookworms! Does anyone else feel like this year has simultaneously taken 30 seconds, and 8 years?! I am so tired, but also, where the hell did this year go? How are we already more than halfway through? Thankfully I have a week of holidays coming up. I’m hoping that I can use some of that time to catch…

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    May ’20 wrap-up

    Good morning bookworms! 2020 has been a time. One of my friends was joking that she and her sister are going to make a tour band style t-shirt for 2020, but instead of concerts, it’s just going to be all the shit that is going on in the world this year against each month. I imagine it’s going to look…

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    The Stuck at Home tag

    Good morning bookworms!! I’m kind of excited about today, because I have not done a TAG in ages!! Like, literal months. *tries to find the last tag I did… gives up after scrolling for ever…* And this one is so great!! HUGE thanks to Sofii @ A Book. A Thought. for tagging me in this!! 💕 I’ve got a couple…

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    April ’20 wrap-up

    Good morning bookworms! April… jeez… I’m glad that’s over!! The world is still in isolation… Am I doing anything productive?? Not really!! Let’s talk about what happened last month… I survived the O.W.L.s, and managed to hit all the prompts I needed in order to go for the careers I want for my N.E.W.T.s!! I almost missed Potions because I…

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    BE Spring ’20: A Kind Word is Like a Spring Day

    Good afternoon bookworms! I’m weirdly excited for this post!! This post is part of Bookending Spring 2020, which is organised by Sam & Clo! Today’s post, “A Kind Word is Like a Spring Day” is hosted by me! If you want to do this prompt, please don’t forget to link back to this post! Prompt Explanation: As the saying goes “A kind…

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    Top 5… sanity savers!

    Good morning bookworms! Today’s Top 5 Tuesday is ‘sanity savers – things I’m enjoying while in isolation!’ Because so help me, I am starting to lose my mind… In saying that, today is day number… twenty-six that I have been in isolation. Now, that’s a lot for Australia. We had our first confirmed case in Canberra on 12 March, and…

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    March ’20 wrap-up

    Good morning bookworms! Let’s talk about March… ooof. I am telling you, someone needs to pull the plug on 2020 and let’s just restart this year, because between fire, floods and worldwide pandemic, I am done with 2020, and we’re only one quarter through. On a happier note, let’s talk about all the GOOD things from last month.   I…

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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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    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…

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    Life update – mini hiatus

    Good afternoon bookworms This is just a very small post to say that … well, I’m tired! I had all of these grand plans to start 2020 off with a bang, but between the crazy insane hot weather here, the threat of bushfires, and the smoke, I’m feeling a bit stressed at the moment. On top if all of this,…

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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…

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    2019 WRAP-UP!!

    Good afternoon bookworms! Ahhh… the dreaded annual wrap-up. I mean, it’s not really “dreaded”… it just takes me ages to write and so I procrastinate it forever. Except, this year I was pretty good at keeping my spreadsheets up to date, so *hopefully* this won’t be as terrible as my brain is making it out to be!!* PS: This is…

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    Good morning bookworms! I was tagged by the amazing Siobhan @ Siobhan’s Novelties to do the Sunshine Blogger Award in July… eek!! Let’s get down to it! Rules Thank the person who nominated you and provide a link back to their blogging site. Answer the questions. Nominate 11 other bloggers and ask them 11 new questions. Notify the nominees about…

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    December ’19 wrap up and January TBR

    Good morning bookworms! It’s time for the final monthly wrap-up for 2019, the December wrap-up! During December I read an excessive amount of books. For me. A grand total of 18 books, which is definitely my highest monthly total for the year!! This mostly had to do with Sam @ Fictionally Sam’s Mrs Claus’ Readathon, but also probably to do…

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    BE Winter ’19: Ways a Villain Could Ruin the Holidays

    Good evening bookworms! You all thought I forgot that I signed up for BE Winter, didn’t you?! Well, you’re probably right. I kept thinking to myself “there’s something that I meant to post this month…” and I just couldn’t remember. But then when I started to catch up on blog-hopping and I was seeing all the posts, that still didn’t…

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    November ’19 wrap up and December TBR

    Good morning bookworms! It’s time for the November wrap-up! During November I read a very reasonable 10 books. Honestly it feels like that long ago I can barely remember it… but we are almost nearly halfway through December, so I imagine that it did happen! Book Author Series Format Rating (/5) Cover Against the Rules Laura Heffernan Gamer Girls #2…

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    Blogger Recognition Award

    Good morning bookworms! Back in August the lovely Sofii @ A Book. A Thought. tagged me in the Blogger Recognition Award, and I feel so honoured. You all tag me in so many things, and I just want to tell you know how much it means to me!! I love you guys!! Let’s get down to it!   Rules Thank…

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    October ’19 wrap up

    Good morning bookworms! It’s time for the October wrap-up! During October I read 13 books – which is an appropriately spooky number!! I also finally read the remainder of the Bloodlines series, and I think I loved it more than Vampire Academy… I just, love Sydrian so much!! 😍 (Also, I don’t know if “Sydrian” is a thing, but I’m making…

  • Sunshine Blogger Award #10

    Good morning bookworms! I’M BAAAAAAAACKK!! (But like, not in that terrifying murder-clown way. Just like, in the normal, ‘hey, it’s been a while, nice to see you’ way!!) For those of you unaware, that pesky chest infection that took me down is actually pneumonia… and I’ve been at home for what feels like WEEKS binge watching a lot of Miraculous…

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    Liebster Award #5

    Good morning bookworms! I am so sorry that I have been away most of this last week. Between travel for work, getting a terrible chest infection (which I still have) and basically falling asleep every time I pick up a book, as well as continuing to make a DnD character for our new game that starts in a week AND…