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    NCIS LA book tag

    Good morning bookworms! Well, we’re less than a week from Christmas and this year has just FLOWN by. I’m so ridiculously behind on tags at the moment that I think I’m going to have to schedule a day of the week for them for catching up next year!! However, today’s tag is brought to us by the amazing Clo @ Cuppa Clo. Clo and I both love NCIS LA and when she said she was creating a tag for it, I basically squeeeeeed with joy, jumped up and down, and…

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    Waffle book tag

    Good morning bookworms! I am a little late with yesterday today’s post. I’ve had a really busy week with work and travel, and yesterday I was sitting on the plane drafting this for you all (photo evidence attached!!). Then when I landed I forgot to post, and I still need to finish my monthly wrap up and challenge wrap up for November too! But I WILL get there!! Back in September the lovely Siobhan @ Siobhan’s Novelties tagged me in the Waffle book tag, and I am so pleased because…

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    Top 5… couples I don’t think stayed together

    Good afternoon bookworms! Today’s Top 5 Tuesday is ‘couples I don’t think stayed together’! Top 5 Tuesday is hosted by the super lovely Shanah over at the Bionic Bookworm. You can visit her here, and join in for Top 5 Tuesday by checking out all the amazing topics that are coming up! AH-HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA! I feel so validated in last week’s topic because I started screaming about couples already. (Would you believe that I never even looked at this week’s topic until now?!) So, shall we dig in more on my ranting!!…

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    Book recommendations: Overwatch edition #3

    Good morning bookworms! Welcome back to another edition of… books I would recommend to Overwatch characters! (Click here for edition 1, and edition 2!) So, I must admit, I was expecting some new characters to be announced at BlizzCon earlier this month… but they announced Overwatch 2 instead!! Which is exciting!! It’s still in development, but I’m looking forward to finding out more!! And the new short made me cry (not surprising… but it was a happy cry), and I can’t wait to show you it after we get through all…

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    Midnight Beauties – Megan Shepherd

    Release date: 13 August 2019 Goodreads link Book Depository link Rating Midnight Beauties (Grim Lovelies, #2) blurb: Ever since she discovered her affinity for magic, seventeen-year-old Anouk has been desperate to become a witch. It’s the only way to save her friends who, like Anouk, are beasties – animals enchanted into humans. But unlike Anouk, the other beasties didn’t make it out of the battle at Montélimar in one piece. With her friends now trapped in their animal forms and imprisoned by Prince Rennar, Anouk is forced into a sinister…

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    Top 5… F, G, H, I, J

    Good morning bookworms! Today is my 400th post!! 😱  That  feels like a lot, so I thought I’d mention it. 🎉 Today’s Top 5 Tuesday post is ‘F, G, H, I, J’! Yes, we are making our way through the alphabet. Last week’s post of A-E is HERE. Top 5 Tuesday is hosted by the super lovely Shanah over at the Bionic Bookworm. You can visit her here, and join in for Top 5 Tuesday by checking out all the amazing topics that are coming up! OK, F is for The Foxhole…

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    A-Z Bookish Tag

    Good morning bookworms! This morning I am so excited to come to you with this tag!! I had seen it doing the rounds for AGES and was somewhat sad (and slightly miffed 😂) that no one had tagged me in it. In fact, I was on the verge of stealing it from someone’s blog when the amazing Bex @ Becca Leighanne tagged me to do it! (Thanks for saving me Bex!) There’s no actual rules, but I feel weird diving straight into a post, so I’m making them up…? (I…

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    ABC Book Challenge: G

    Good morning bookworms! During 2019 I am participating in the ABC Book Challenge! Previous letters: A | B | C | D | E | F Please keep in mind that books that literally start with ‘A’, ‘An’ or ‘The’ will be posted in the group of the second word, as per the A-Z Reading Challenge, and my entire movie collection. Also, I am trying out a new layout… so bear with me for a bit!! Without any further ado, let’s begin with the letter G. Books that I LOVE that start with…

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    The Sleeping Beauty book tag

    Good morning bookworms! The lovely Siobhan at Siobhan’s Novelties has tagged me in the Sleeping Beauty tag. I love this tag because even though The Little Mermaid was my fave movie as a kid, Aurora was my favourite princess. I mean, how can you not love her? She has two of the loveliest names and SHE NAPS. Napping is my favourite hobby, after reading. Best Princess ever… after Merida (because I can’t go past a Princess who could shoot you either). Sleeping Beauty | A Main/Title Character Who is Overshadowed…

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    Top 5… books I need to read in 2019

    Good morning bookworms! Brief interlude: OMG I am finally home!! Technically we got home yesterday just after lunch, but after driving just over 1100km (~685 miles) in 1.5 days I am EXHAUSTED! Also, still on my summer holidays for another 3 weeks, so plenty of time to keep reading. (Also, I literally read 1.5 books while I was away, and that 1 book that I finished? It was Saga Vol 1 which is like 10 pages… FFS Meeghan!! Why did you lug that suitcase of books around everywhere with you?!)…

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    2018 WRAP-UP & 2019 GOALS!!

    Good morning bookworms! I have been procrastinating writing this post for about two weeks now… in fact, every time I get close to being ready with it, I discover a new graph I can add to it. However, I need to accept that it will never be perfect (I mean, seriously, what is?) and just roll with it. Also, I need to finish writing my 2019 goals, because, we’re already in 2019 and I should have some… right?! PS: This is going to be the longest post EVER, so I’m…

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    November ’18 wrap-up and December TBR

    Good morning bookworms! It’s December!! I can’t believe another year is basically over!! November wrap-up During November I completed my Goodreads challenge!! HOORAY!! I read 11 books, and although this was a high number for me, this month was a bit less satisfactory than normal because I had some lower ratings. Book Author Series Format TBR? Reread? Rating (/10) Fence C. S. Pacat Fence (Issue #11) Comic Y 7 Mort Terry Pratchett Discworld (#4) Paperback Y X 8 Grim Lovelies Megan Shepherd Hardback Y 8 They Both Die at the…

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    Grim Lovelies – Megan Shepherd

    Release date: 2 October 2018 Rating: ★★★★★★★★ – 8/10 Goodreads link Book Depository link Grim Lovelies (Grim Lovelies, #1) blurb: Seventeen-year-old Anouk envies the human world, where people known as Pretties lavish themselves in fast cars, high fashion, and have the freedom to fall in love. But Anouk can never have those things, because she is not really human. Enchanted from animal to human girl and forbidden to venture beyond her familiar Parisian prison, Anouk is a Beastie: destined for a life surrounded by dust bunnies and cinders serving Mada Vittora, the…

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    WWW Wednesday – 14 Nov 2018

    Hello booknerds! Starting from last week, I’m taking part in WWW Wednesday! What is this, you ask? Well, it’s a weekly meme hosted by Taking on a World of Words. All you have to do is answer the three following questions: What are you currently reading? What did you recently finish reading? What do you think you’ll read next? So, without further ado, let’s get started! What I recently finished reading… As of last night, I finished Grim Lovelies (review to come) and on the weekend I did finish my reread of…

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    WWW Wednesday – 7 Nov 2018

    Hello booknerds! Starting from today I’m going to be taking part in WWW Wednesday! What is this, you ask? Well, it’s a weekly meme hosted by Taking on a World of Words. All you have to do is answer the three following questions: What are you currently reading? What did you recently finish reading? What do you think you’ll read next? So, without further ado, let’s get started! What I am currently reading… I am currently reading the following two books (because I am baaaaad and still haven’t finished my…

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    October ’18 book haul

    As usual, we are splitting this into three sections: book boxes, book mail (online purchases that arrived), and book purchases (ebooks and in-store). October book boxes As I mentioned last month, I have pared back my subscription boxes to three companies: OwlCrate, FairyLoot and the super amazing book-only subscription for LitJoy. Here is what arrived in October: September’s LitJoy arrived in the first week of October. The theme was Secrets and Shadows and the book was For a Muse of Fire by Heidi Heilig FairyLoot’s October theme was Beautiful Deceptions, and the…

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    October ’18 wrap-up and November TBR

    I can’t believe we’re nearly at Christmas! And 2019 is right around the corner… how time has flown this year! October wrap-up During October I read 7 books, and they were all amazing! I did add an additional column to my usual table, as I thought I should probably start marking off whether these books were on my TBR… Let me know what you think! Book Author Series Format TBR list? Reread? Rating (/10) Catwoman: Soulstealer Sarah J Maas DC Icons (#3) Hardback Y 8 Fence C. S. Pacat Fence…