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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!! 🎉 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… 😓 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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    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 playing the Bookish Games, I’ve had a lot on… and I think I need more naps. I definitely need to get over this chest infection. My face, throat and chest…

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    Bookending Autumn '19 and Tidyathon Goals

    Good morning bookworms! I have had a very busy week, well month really! It has been full of travel and planning days (for work) and then a migraine… so, I haven’t been around much. However, all this is about to change. Because… I’M ONE OF THE HOSTS FOR BOOKENDING AUTUMN!! Clo @ Cuppa Clo and Sam @ Fictionally Sam run this each quarter, and I had so much fun taking part in Bookending Summer a couple of months back, that I thought I would throw my hat in the ring…

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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… 😓 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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    Book Addiction Tag

    Good morning bookworms! Sorry, I’m a bit late with posting today as I went to the Darkdawn book launch in Melbourne last night, and I am tired! I met up with some friends and after we exited the bookstore (at 9:30pm) we went out for dinner and then I took the tram back to my hotel room (where I proceeded to stay up late continuing my reread of Nevernight…) So this morning I took full advantage of the late check out and then did a small shop along Collins St.…

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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! Clo @ 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 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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    Bookending Summer '19 and Tidyathon Goals

    Good evening bookworms! Oh wow. I am pretty sure my consistent blogging has spiralled beyond my control. So, this is my effort to get back on track! (You know, now that I can sit down for longer than 20 minutes at a time…) Bookending Summer ’19 Clo @ Book Dragons and Sam @ Fictionally Sam are organising #BookEndingSummer, and while I was on time to sign up (just), I have been a bit lax about writing a post to say what I will be doing. But that all stops now!…

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    April '19 challenge wrap-up

    Sooooooooo… my eleven challenges… (sign up posts part 1 and part 2) This is my March recap on how I’m going against them.  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…