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    Top 5 series of all time

    Hello bookworms!! Welcome to Top 5 Tuesday!! This week’s topic is top 5 series of all time. THIS is going to be a “big call” post. Maybe even one where the decisions I make below are going to be ‘die on the hill’ ones. But the real question is… do we agree? Only joking!! That’s not really important. The important…

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    Top 5 retellings

    Hello bookworms!! Welcome to Top 5 Tuesday!! This week’s topic is top 5 retellings. I have to be completely honest here… This week’s topic is 100% for me and my love of retellings. I’m not even going to apologise for this.   However, don’t be fooled into thinking this list is going to be all fantasy books that are retellings…

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    Top 5 Tuesday topics: October-December 2021

    Hello bookworms!! Welcome to the Top 5 Tuesday topics post: October-December 2021!! Yes, it’s the spooky wrap up time of the year!! We are staying with the quarterly topics, as I’ve had some great feedback from you all about it. Also, you’ll see some repeats in December because I really love doing wrap-up posts towards the end of the year!!…

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    August 2021 book haul

    Hello bookworms!! Welcome to the August 2021 book haul!! A monthly post where I usually shame myself for never achieving my goal of buying less than I read, or sticking to my buying goal. Except apparently I am achieving these goals now? At least for July and now August anyway!! To be honest, lockdown is possibly helping me achieve my…

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    Top 5 books with people on the cover

    Hello bookworms!! Welcome to Top 5 Tuesday!! This week’s topic is top 5 books with people on the cover. It’s the final week of our month-long scavenger hunt. Each week has been a different theme for you to pick covers by. I hope everyone had a lot of fun – I definitely did!! Also, apologies for the delay on this…

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    July 2021 book haul

    Hello bookworms!! Welcome to the July 2021 book haul!! A monthly post where I shame myself for never achieving my goal of buying less than I read, or sticking to my buying goal. Except in July, which is both, unprecedented and unexpected. In fact, this is going to be a pretty sad and sorry list… June was my birthday month,…

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    Top 5 books with buildings or vehicles on the cover

    Hello bookworms!! Welcome to Top 5 Tuesday!! This week’s topic is top 5 books with buildings or vehicles on the cover. I have to say, my main goal for this week’s topic was so I could have a week to gush over the covers for The Firebird trilogy by Gray and Klune’s book. Honestly, they are some of my favourite…

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    Top 5 books with plants on the cover

    Hello bookworms!! Welcome to Top 5 Tuesday!! This week’s topic is top 5 books with plants on the cover. I am actually quite keen for this week’s topics because plants on book covers is legit one of my favourite things ever. In case you can’t tell by my blog headers, I’m a plant fan. Mostly succulents, but in the past…

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    Top 5 books with creatures on the cover

    Hello bookworms!! Welcome to Top 5 Tuesday!! This week’s topic is top 5 books with creatures on the cover. Yes, In August we are doing a ‘scavenger hunt’ type of month, where each week there is a different theme for you to pick covers by. I wanted to pick some topics that everyone can participate in this month, as I’ve…

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    Top 5 books with food on the cover

    Hello bookworms!! Welcome to Top 5 Tuesday!! This week’s topic is top 5 books with food on the cover. Yes, In August we are doing a scavenger type of month, where each week there is a different theme for you to pick covers by. I wanted to pick some topics that everyone can participate in this month, as I’ve noticed…

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    Top 5 hyped books I didn’t like

    Hello bookworms!! Welcome to Top 5 Tuesday!! This week’s topic is top 5 hyped books I didn’t like. *cough* Fair warning, there are going to be some unpopular opinions ahead. Seriously. I’m not expecting any crossovers with you all today. Because today we’re talking about our top 5 hyped books that we didn’t like. And I didn’t like some of…

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    Top 5 hyped books I’m not interested in reading

    Hello bookworms!! Welcome to Top 5 Tuesday!! This week’s topic is top 5 hyped books I’m not interested in reading. *cough* So… awkward times ahead… Today we’re talking about hyped books that we just don’t care for. Maybe it’s the topic, or the blurb isn’t that interesting to you. Perhaps that’s not a genre you like to read. Or maybe…

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    June 2021 book haul

    Hello bookworms!! Welcome to the June 2021 book haul!! A monthly post where I shame myself for never achieving my goal of buying less than I read… June is my birthday month, so I always feel that it and December kind of get an exemption from my goal… Unless of course the number of books is ridiculous. And this year…

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    Top 5 hyped books on my TBR

    Hello bookworms!! Welcome to Top 5 Tuesday!! This week’s topic is top 5 hyped books on my TBR. Honestly I could have done a top 20 today. I have so many hyped books on my TBR because as soon as they become “hyped” they also go onto my “I’m now scared to read this pile” because I have been burned…

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    Top 5 hyped books I love

    Hello bookworms!! Welcome to Top 5 Tuesday!! This week’s topic is top 5 hyped books I love… and while I thought this topic would be easy, I actually really struggled far more than I was expecting to. In fact, it seems that as far as hyped books go, I don’t really read many at all!! A lot of the books…

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    Top 5 Tuesday topics: July-September 2021

    Hello bookworms!! Welcome to the Top 5 Tuesday topics post: July-September 2021!! Yes, I’ve decided to go quarterly, and see if I can’t start to get super organised in my life… (I am aware that this is not likely to help, but we can only try!!) Top 5 Tuesday was created by Shanah at Bionic Book Worm, and it is…

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    Top 5 queer books on my TBR

    Hello bookworms!! Welcome to Top 5 Tuesday!! This week’s topic is a freebie! I have slightly adjusted my topic for this week, which is now top 5 queer books on my TBR. My plan for this week was to rave about all the latest queer books that I have read this month. And now it’s the second last day of…

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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…

  • Book review: The Switch by Beth O'Leary

    The Switch – Beth O’Leary

    Release date: 28 April 2020 Goodreads link Book Depository link Rating The Switch blurb: On a two-month sabbatical after blowing a big presentation at work, Leena escapes to her grandmother Eileen’s house for some overdue rest. Eileen is newly single and about to turn eighty.  She’d like a second chance at love, but her tiny Yorkshire village doesn’t offer many…

  • Book review: The Map From Here to There by Emery Lord

    The Map From Here to There – Emery Lord

    Release date: 5 March 2020 Goodreads link Book Depository link Rating The Map From Here to There (The Start of Me and You, #2) blurb: Paige Hancock is finally living her best life. She has everything she needs: 💖 Great friends (core four forever) 💖 A boyfriend who totally gets her (even if Max is in Italy all summer long)…

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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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    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…

  • Sunshine Blogger Award #11

    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…