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    Top 5 books I want to reread

    Hello bookworms!! Welcome to Top 5 Tuesday!! This week’s topic is top 5 books I want to reread. Yes, after *finally* finishing the original Grisha trilogy last month (spawned from watching Shadow and Bone), I have started rereading the Six of Crows duology. It’s funny because I remember LOVING the books, but when I looked at my review of them……

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    Top 5 adaptations I liked better than the books

    Hello bookworms!! Welcome to Top 5 Tuesday!! This week’s Top 5 Tuesday is top 5 adaptations I liked better than the books. It’s inconceivable, really, but sometimes I have loved the adaptation more than the original text. I know, I can’t believe I said it either!! It’s basically sacrilegious. So, today let’s talk about really great adaptations. I had to…

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    Bookending Winter: Under the Mistletoe

    Hello bookworms!! Welcome to Bookending Winter, and today’s post: Under the Mistletoe!! I have been pretty out of the loop this month, but I am trying my hardest!! HUGE thanks to Clo (@ Cuppa Clo) and Sam (@ Fictionally Sam) for putting my hosting days towards the end of the month!! Love you both, so much!! Please check out their…

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    The Bookish Baking tag

    Good morning bookworms!! Welcome to the Bookish Baking tag!! IT IS TIME!! Time to start catching up on book tags!! (Also, I apologise for anyone that has tagged me in anything in the last 2 years. That’s how far behind I am… ?) The lovely Luna @ Bookish Luna tagged me in the Bookish Baking tag back in August!! I…

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    October 2020 TBR

    Good morning bookworms!! Welcome to my October 2020 TBR!! So… it’s been a hot minute since I’ve written a TBR, and honestly, sometimes I even wonder why I do it, when it is abundantly clear that I very rarely stick to them!! But there are still a couple of books that I want to read before the end of the…

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    Top 5 characters K-O

    Happy Tuesday bookworms!! Today’s top 5 Tuesday is favourite characters whose names start with the letters K-O. I may have let it get *slightly* out of control this week… Look, M is hard, ok? There’s just TOO MANY amazing people (fictional or otherwise) whose names start with M. What can I say?! ? Please don’t forget to either link back…

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    Top 5 characters F-J

    Happy Tuesday bookworms!! This week’s top 5 Tuesday is all about your favourite characters whose names begin with the letters F-J. Umm, so this may really be “all” of my favourites. Look, I’m bad with limits ok? I’m a subscriber of the Mean Girls theory: Please don’t forget to either link back to a specific post of mine, or drop…

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    Top 5 books where something went right

    Good morning bookworms!! Happy Tuesday!! Today’s topic is Top 5 books where something went right!! Top 5 Tuesday is back!! If you missed the August topics post, please click here, to check what topics we have for the remainder of this month!! Also, if you’re mildly confused as to why it’s being hosted here instead of at Bionic Book Worm,…

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    June ’20 book haul

    Good morning bookworms!! It’s time for the monthly book haul!! June is birthday month… so it got *slightly* out of hand… oops?! Also, I still have so many vouchers because I haven’t been to the shops in weeks!! *commence cackling* Book haul categories are as follows: book boxes book purchases (book mail, in-store, digital* and gifts) review copies (book mail…

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    March ’20 book haul

    Good morning bookworms!! It’s time for the monthly book haul!! Also… cast your mind back to the start of the year when I said I wanted to keep my hauls under 10 books per month? cough Ummm… you see, that really didn’t happen last month. I think I went crazy. I’m not even sure what happened. Maybe it was like…

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    March ’20 wrap-up

    Good morning bookworms! Let’s talk about March… ooof. I am telling you, someone needs to pull the plug on 2020 and let’s just restart this year, because between fire, floods and worldwide pandemic, I am done with 2020, and we’re only one quarter through. On a happier note, let’s talk about all the GOOD things from last month.   I…

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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…

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    ABC Book Challenge: P

    Good morning bookworms! During 2019 I am participating in the ABC Book Challenge! Previous letters: A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M N | O 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…

  • Book plots should NOT be changed in tv/movie adaptations!

    Good morning bookworms! Welcome to my monthly rant discussion post! This month I’ll be talking about book to tv/movie adaptations, and why ‘creative’ tv/movie producers should be ousted in favour of sticking to the original plot lines. I know, I know. Some people enjoy the changes made as it presents new content and who knows where this could lead us?!…

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    Two truths and a lie (part 2)

    Good morning bookworms! I know I’ve already done this (link here for part one), but when the amazing Sarah Ames-Foley tagged me in this again, I couldn’t resist! Thank you Sarah! And if YOU haven’t already, go check out her awesome blog! Rules Create a post with your two bookish truths and one bookish lie – but be sure to keep it…

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    Joy Of Christmas Book Tag

    We are so close to Christmas it’s ridiculous! I am currently eating my weight in gingerbread and lounging under the air conditioner because it’s supposed to be starting at 31°C (87°F) moving to 36°C (97°F) this week but it definitely feels hotter than that! Definitely a week to lie by the pool under an umbrella (skin cancer is real kids)…

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    July ’18 book haul

    ARGHHHHH! I had some real issues this month with my book boxes from June. My FairyLoot box got stolen from my front porch when it was delivered, so I thought that was the end of that, but then FairyLoot said they would send me a replacement box, so I am very happy about that (and it arrived with my July…

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    Top 5… green, blue and purple covers!

    ARGH!! Monday was a public holiday in Australia (happy birthday Queenie!), so I thought that tomorrow was Tuesday so I nearly missed this week’s post! Luckily I saw Shanah’s post which reminded me I hadn’t finished mine yet!! Today’s Top 5 Tuesday is ‘green, blue and purple covers’, and is hosted by the super lovely Shanah over at the Bionic…

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    Top 5… opening lines

    FYI, I’m not sure why but apparently my scheduled posts aren’t scheduling…? So, here’s four weeks worth of Top 5’s! (But yes, three of them are from May… I mean, I worked so hard on them, and then they just sat here!) This Top 5 Tuesday post is ‘opening/first lines’, and is hosted by the super lovely Shanah over at…

  • Honeymoon adventure – UK part 1

    Every night when I go to sit down and write my blog posts I’m usually so exhausted that I have passed out by 8:00pm. It could also be the jet lag, or the fact that we have barely stopped since arriving in the country… Who knows these things? Upon leaving home, we realised that, in wanting to make the most…