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    2022 mid year book tag

    Hello friends!! Welcome to the 2022 edition of the mid year book tag. We sometimes call it the mid-year freak out… but that implies I only freak out at mid-year. Which is categorically untrue. So, I’m now calling it a book tag. The mid year book (freak out) tag was created by Ellie (EarlGreyBooks) and Chami (formerly at ReadLikeWildfire). The…

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    Top 5 books with crowns

    Hello friends!! Welcome to Top 5 Tuesday!! This week’s topic is top 5 books with crowns!! Yes, we’re back on scavenger hunts ― and I’m happy to say these are the last lot until next year. Crowns are very symbolic of books about royalty… but also surprisingly dominant on books where they overthrow the monarchy. Particularly fantasy novels!! I had…

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    Top 5 illustrated books

    Hello friends!! Welcome to Top 5 Tuesday!! This week’s topic is top 5 illustrated books!! The proviso being that ‘illustrations’ can include fancy chapter dividers, beautiful drop caps, multimedia written books, or pretty end pages. There is no need to limit yourself to picture books on this one. Like most kids, picture books played a huge part of my childhood.…

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    Top 5 magic systems

    Hello friends!! Welcome to Top 5 Tuesday!! This week’s topic is top 5 magic systems!! Of course, if you don’t read fantasy books, then you are more than welcome to take a *freebie* this week. Not sure about everyone else, but I find some magic systems a bit of a miss… and some are fine, but never really explained that…

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    June 2022 book haul

    Hello friends!! Welcome to the June 2022 book haul!! A post where I talk about all the books that I bought and received in the previous month. June was… surprisingly low in book count ― which is awesome. Because I also didn’t read that many books. I started the month off strong, and then, well, life happened ― as it…

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    Top 5 books of 2022… so far

    Hello bookworms!! Welcome to Top 5 Tuesday!! This week’s topic is top 5 books of 2022… so far! I don’t know about you all, but I am having a HARD TIME wrapping my brain around the fact that we are halfway through the year already. Like, how is it the end of June 2022?! My tiny little brain cannot fathom…

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    Top 5 rainy day reads

    Hello bookworms!! Welcome to Top 5 Tuesday!! This week’s topic is top 5 rainy day reads. The summer sun was not meant for boys like me. Boys like me belonged to the rain. Benjamin Alire Sáenz said it best, and with skin like mine, I definitely belong to the rain. Which includes being indoors, on a comfy armchair, snuggled under…

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    WWW Wednesday – 15 June 2022

    Hello bookworms!! Welcome to this week’s WWW Wednesday — 15 June 2022!! WWW Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Sam @ Taking on a World of Words, where you answer the three following questions: What did you recently finish? What are you currently reading? And, what do you think you’ll read next? Let’s see what I have been reading!

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    WWW Wednesday – 8 June 2022

    Hello bookworms!! Welcome to this week’s WWW Wednesday — 8 June 2022!! WWW Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Sam @ Taking on a World of Words, where you answer the three following questions: What did you recently finish? What are you currently reading? And, what do you think you’ll read next? You know, I was thinking about actually…

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    May 2022 book haul

    Hello bookworms!! Welcome to the May 2022 book haul!! A monthly post where I talk about all the books that I hauled in the previous month. Well friends, my plan was to catch up on all the blogging I missed in May last weekend. Unfortunately that plan went out the window when I ended up in hospital for salmonella food…

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    June 2022 TBR

    Hello bookworms!! Welcome to the June 2022 TBR post!! A monthly post where I talk about all the books that I plan to read in the next month. Well, the year was going pretty well until I tried to read The Atlas Six, and then I fell off the reading wagon… FAIL. And then… well, I guess I just kind of…

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    January 2022 wrap up

    Hello bookworms!! Welcome to the January 2o22 wrap up. Yes, January. Which ended 3 months ago. In fact, you might have noticed that I haven’t done a single wrap up so far this year. (Then again, you might not have.) You see, to go with this new year of blogging, I’ve been thinking about how I want my wrap ups…

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    Top 5 anticipated reads for Apr-Jun 2022

    Hello bookworms!! Welcome to Top 5 Tuesday!! This week’s topic is top 5 anticipated reads for Apr-Jun 2022. Yes, it’s a new month, a new quarter and thank goodness the last scavenger hunt is over. I’m hoping this month’s topics are vague enough for everyone to enjoy, no matter what genre you read!! Also, it’s always nice to look at…

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    Top 5 books I will definitely* read in 2022

    Hello bookworms!! Welcome to Top 5 Tuesday!! This week’s topic is top 5 books I will definitely* read in 2022!! Yes, we’re still in that hopeful, glossy stage of January where we can make promises that we (generally) intend to fill. It’s lovely, isn’t it!! You might be thinking, “Gosh… this topic looks… familiar?” Which is totally fair because we…

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    WWW Wednesday – 12 January 2022

    Hello bookworms!! Welcome to this week’s WWW Wednesday — 12 January 2022!! WWW Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Sam @ Taking on a World of Words, where you answer the three following questions: What did you recently finish? What are you currently reading? And, what do you think you’ll read next? Let’s see what I read!

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    The Wanderlust Book tag

    Hello bookworms!! Welcome to today’s post: the The Wanderlust Book tag. Yes, I am still attempting to chase down and tick off my 50+* outstanding tags. Advice: don’t ever let it get this bad!! Almost exactly two years ago (I am 14 days short), our favourite Discworld Librarian, The Orangutan Librarian, tagged me to do The Wanderlust Book tag. And…

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    WWW Wednesday – 5 January 2022

    Hello bookworms!! Welcome to this week’s WWW Wednesday — 5 January 2022!! So, here we are, another new year, and the last three days of 2021 as well. WWW Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Sam @ Taking on a World of Words, where you answer the three following questions: What did you recently finish? What are you currently…

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    January 2022 TBR

    Hello bookworms!! HAPPY NEW YEAR!! Welcome to the January 2022 TBR post. Yes, I know what you’re thinking (maybe). I am terrible at sticking to TBRs. But, the aim for 2022 is to turn over a new leaf and try sticking to them. Because the very few times I actually tried sticking it, it… wasn’t awful? So, I’m trying. However,…

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    Top 5 bad tropes done well

    Hello bookworms!! Welcome to Top 5 Tuesday!! This week’s topic is top 5 bad tropes done well. Which means, we are in November, and we’re ALLLL about the tropes!! And after last week’s ‘tropes I dislike‘, it’s time to put my money where my mouth is (but not literally, because gross — there are so many germs on money) and…

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    Top 5 tropes I can’t get enough of

    Hello bookworms!! Welcome to Top 5 Tuesday!! This week’s topic is top 5 tropes I can’t get enough of. Which means, we are in November, and we’re ALLLL about the tropes!! (Which, let’s be honest, is a much happier place than last month’s horror-fest.) Yes, hello, I’m Meeghan, and I am MUSH for certain tropes. Like, creamy mashed potatoes mush.…

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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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    15 books that I’m currently reading

    Hello bookworms!! Today I want to address the chaos that is my life, and the 15 books that I’m currently reading. PLEASE SEND HELP. I mean, who even knows how these things happen. I certainly don’t, and I’m living it. But more than that, I want to look at each of the books I’m “currently reading” and decide once and…

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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…