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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 creatures on the cover

    Hello bookworms!! Welcome to Top 5 Tuesday!! This week’s topic is top 5 books with creatures on the cover. Yes, In August we are doing a ‘scavenger hunt’ type of month, where each week there is a different theme for you to pick covers by. I wanted to pick some topics that everyone can participate in this month, as I’ve…

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    August 2021 TBR and the MS Readathon

    Hello bookworms!! Welcome to the August 2021 TBR post, where I will also be talking about the MS Readathon. So… I admit that I get pretty shady when it comes to TBRs. The last one I posted was for Middle-Grade March. And it was so bad that I didn’t read a single thing ON the TBR. But not just that.…

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    Top 5 hyped books I didn’t like

    Hello bookworms!! Welcome to Top 5 Tuesday!! This week’s topic is top 5 hyped books I didn’t like. *cough* Fair warning, there are going to be some unpopular opinions ahead. Seriously. I’m not expecting any crossovers with you all today. Because today we’re talking about our top 5 hyped books that we didn’t like. And I didn’t like some of…

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    Top 5 books I would re-rate

    Hello bookworms!! Welcome to Top 5 Tuesday!! This week’s Top 5 Tuesday is top 5 books I would re-rate. So, I used to be one of those people who would finish a book, and depending on how happy the ending of a book was, it would essentially determine my rating. It doesn’t even really make sense to me now, and…

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    2020 WRAP UP!!

    Hello bookworms!! Welcome to the 2020 wrap up!! I can’t believe we’re already in February 2021. I feel like by the time I get to doing to wrap up for this year it’ll be June 2022… BUT, we’re here now and I’m ready and raring to go. Well… maybe not ‘raring’ per se. But I’m ready. I’m also expecting this…

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    Top 5 Tuesday 2020 wrap-up

    Hello bookworms!! Happy Tuesday!! The very last Top 5 Tuesday of 2020 is a freebie!! Although, I also said that I’ll be doing a Top 5 Tuesday 2020 wrap-up for the year, just like I did in 2019. For a wrap-up, I usually just go through all the previous weeks where I said I would do something by the end…

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    Top 5 books with disability

    Hello bookworms!! Happy Tuesday!! This coming Thursday is International Day of People with Disability (aka IDPwD). And to celebrate, today’s Top 5 Tuesday is top 5 books with disability. I really wanted to highlight this day because it’s something very close to my heart. Partly because I have family, friends and colleagues with disability. And partly because I work for…

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    Julie and the Phantoms bookish tag

    Hello bookworms!! Welcome to an original, Julie and the Phantoms bookish tag!! ??? Please excuse me for a moment while I just SCREAM INTO THE ABYSS about what an absolutely perfect show Julie and the Phantoms is.* Julie And The Phantoms GIF from Julieandthephantoms GIFs Yes, I watched this amazing show, not once, but TWICE during October (and once again…

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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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    Top 5 black and orange books

    Good morning bookworms!! Happy Tuesday!! Welcome to a new month of Top 5 Tuesday!! This month we have a kind of Halloween theme going on, and today’s topic is top 5 black and orange books. I feel like black and orange are Halloween colours. (But also, what do I know? I live in Australia and we don’t celebrate Halloween…) Top…

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    Top 5 characters P-T

    Happy Tuesday bookworms!! Today’s top 5 Tuesday post is favourite characters whose names begin with the letters P-T. Acknowledging that this week is definitely out of control again. But next week should be FINE!! Even with 6 letters. Also… YOU CAN’T MAKE ME CHOOSE!! (Actually, I have dialled it back some… kind of… not really… maybe I should delete this…

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    Top 5 characters I would dress up as

    Good morning bookworms!! Happy Tuesday!! This week’s topic is top 5 characters I would dress up as!! 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…

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    Top 5 books where something went wrong

    Happy Tuesday bookworms!! Welcome to this week’s Top 5 Tuesday: books where something went wrong!! 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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    2020 mid-year freak out!

    Hello bookworms!! A couple of weeks ago, the gorgeous duo of Marie and Nyx @ Drizzle Hurricane Books tagged me to do the mid-year freak out book tag. And I’m late to the party because I seem to be late at everything lately… Also, I don’t like to do this until after we hit the mid-way mark of the year…

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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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    The Birthday book tag

    Good morning bookworms! Happy birthday to me! I did this tag last year on my birthday, and I thought it would be fun to see what has changed!! The original creator of this tag is Antonia @ Always Books. Thanks Antonia, I hope you had a good birthday last month!! Also, we’re definitely using the cupcake dividers today!! BIRTHDAY CAKE…

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    May ’20 wrap-up

    Good morning bookworms! 2020 has been a time. One of my friends was joking that she and her sister are going to make a tour band style t-shirt for 2020, but instead of concerts, it’s just going to be all the shit that is going on in the world this year against each month. I imagine it’s going to look…

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    May ’20 book haul

    Good morning bookworms!! It’s time for the monthly book haul!! We’re keeping on at reasonable numbers over here – I mean, I’m still gaining more than I am reading (please help me), but it’s not outrageous!! Book haul categories are as follows: book boxes book purchases (book mail, in-store, digital* and gifts) review copies (book mail and digital) * Not…

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    WWW Wednesday – 20 May 2020

    Good morning bookworms! 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 reading? What are you currently reading? What do you think you’ll read next?   SYMBOLS   Symbol Key Symbol Key Symbol Key ⚔️ fantasy ⛱ contemporary ? sci-fi ?…

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    WWW Wednesday – 13 May 2020

    Good evening bookworms! Yes… good ‘evening’… For some unknown reason (because it’s not like I’m not working every day), I have lost the ability to figure out which day is which, and so I have subsequently missed Top 5 Tuesday and almost WWW Wednesday this week. This is what happens when you don’t schedule your posts, friends!! WWW Wednesday is…

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    May ’20 TBR

    Good morning bookworms! How are we already a third of the way through the year? I feel like 2020 has taken about 39 seconds, but also 6 years. I have aged 13 years since being at home. All. The. TIME. However, I can’t shouldn’t complain too much, because I know I am fortunate to still have a job – I…

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    BE Spring ’20: It’s Mandrake Potting Time!

    Good afternoon bookworms! Yup, time to herd all those screaming baby mandrakes back to the potting shed so we can put them in bigger pots to help them grow big and strong! Don’t forget your earmuffs! This post is part of Bookending Spring 2020, which is organised by Sam & Clo! Today’s post, “It’s Mandrake Potting Time” is hosted by me! If…

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    O.W.L.s read-a-thon TBR 2020

    Good morning book wizards and witches! IT’S O.WL.s TIME AGAIN!!! If you don’t know what O.W.L.s are then… you should read Harry Potter. OR you can watch Gintare’s video on YouTube about it!! But, very basically, Gintare (@BookRoast) runs a bi-annual read-a-thon based on the fifth and seventh year wizarding tests at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. O.W.L.s (Ordinary…