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    2019 Bookish Readers Choice Awards nominations

    Good evening bookworms! Something a little bit different for you today (not to mention very late)… I’m letting you all know my nominations for the the 2019 Bookish Reader’s Choice Awards, hosted by the amazingly talented Kal @ Reader Voracious! In case you weren’t aware, Kal is hosting the awards nominated by readers, and voted for by readers. I was going to post this earlier (like, when you all could still vote), but alas I had so much trouble making my own shortlist that I only just made the cut…

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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 part 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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    June '19 wrap up

    Good morning bookworms! OMG how are we in the second half of 2019 already?! So, I read 6 books in June (well, I DNF’ed 2, so I guess I only read 4?), and I’m trying very hard not to beat myself up for it. which is definitely my smallest monthly count for this year so far. However, I got through some review books, and that’s the main thing… (well, I’ve also already read 4 books in July, so I think I’m definitely coming up the other side of the slump!!)…

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    WWW Wednesday – 12 June 2019

    Good morning bookworms! Welcome to this week’s WWW Wednesday! What is this, you ask? Well, it’s a weekly meme hosted by Sam @ Taking on a World of Words. All you have to do is answer the three following questions: What did you recently finish reading? What are you currently reading? What do you think you’ll read next? So, without further ado, let’s get started! I finished a book! A review book! A FANTASY book! Huzzah! Key: 📖 physical book | 📱 ebook | 🎧 audiobook | 💥 webcomic Darkwood – Gabby Hutchinson Crouch (4⭐️ –…

  • Book review: Darkwood

    Darkwood – Gabby Hutchinson Crouch

    Release date: 13 June 2019 Goodreads link Book Depository link Rating Darkwood (The Darkwood Series #1) blurb: Magic is forbidden in Myrsina, along with various other abominations, such as girls doing maths. This is bad news for Gretel Mudd, who doesn’t perform magic, but does know a lot of maths. When the sinister masked Huntsmen accuse Gretel of witchcraft, she is forced to flee into the neighbouring Darkwood, where witches and monsters dwell. There, she happens upon Buttercup, a witch who can’t help turning things into gingerbread, Jack Trott, who…

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    May '19 wrap up

    Good morning bookworms! Is it just me, or is this year going crazy-fast?! May wrap-up So, I read 7 books in May, which is definitely my smallest monthly count for this year so far. I am still having a crazy fantasy-slump… so I decided to read a lot of enemies-to-lovers contemporary / romance books to combat it! Book Author Series Format Rating (/5) *secret beta read* Shhh It is a sequel!! eBook 5 The Big Kahuna Janet Evanovich Fox and O’Hare #5 Paperback 3.5 Small Kingdoms and Other Stories Charlaine…

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    WWW Wednesday – 5 June 2019

    Good morning bookworms! Welcome to this week’s WWW Wednesday! What is this, you ask? Well, it’s a weekly meme hosted by Sam @ Taking on a World of Words. All you have to do is answer the three following questions: What did you recently finish reading? What are you currently reading? What do you think you’ll read next? So, without further ado, let’s get started! Still fantasy slumping away 😂 The Hating Game – Sally Thorne (5🌟) I am STILL reading StepSister. (This book is neverending, I swear… although, I am…

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    May '19 book haul

    Good morning bookworms! We are getting back to our regularly scheduled content now… Our new normal categories are as follows: book boxes book purchases (book mail, instore and digital) review copies (book mail and digital), and bookish merch (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 May: Owlcrate’s May theme was Epic Adventures, and the book was We Hunt the Flame by Hafsah Faizal FairyLoot’s May box is yet to depart the UK, and I…

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    WWW Wednesday – 29 May 2019

    Good morning bookworms! Welcome to this week’s WWW Wednesday! What is this, you ask? Well, it’s a weekly meme hosted by Sam @ Taking on a World of Words. All you have to do is answer the three following questions: What did you recently finish reading? What are you currently reading? What do you think you’ll read next? So, without further ado, let’s get started! What I recently finished reading… I may have broken my slump-ish? But I’m still not reading fantasy, so I guess I’ll just keep reading contemporaries?! 😂 It’s…

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    WWW Wednesday – 22 May 2019

    Good morning bookworms! Welcome to this week’s WWW Wednesday! What is this, you ask? Well, it’s a weekly meme hosted by Sam @ Taking on a World of Words. All you have to do is answer the three following questions: What did you recently finish reading? What are you currently reading? What do you think you’ll read next? So, without further ado, let’s get started! What I recently finished reading… I am having the WORST reading month so far this year. But, there has been some good news too – we…