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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 anticipated reads for Jul-Sep 2022

    Hello friends!! Welcome to Top 5 Tuesday!! This week’s topic is top 5 anticipated reads for Jul-Sep 2022! Semi related, but I spent this past weekend building an actual database of everyone who I have ever discovered (and linked back to) who has done a Top 5 Tuesday topic. Which means, I will be able to come and visit blogs…

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    Top 5 books of 2021

    Hello bookworms!! Welcome to the last official Top 5 Tuesday of 2021!! Which means that this week’s topic is top 5 books of 2021!! Yes, we made it!! Most of us on time (me decidedly late for the majority of this month). I was hanging out to finish work, but that happened five days ago and I haven’t stopped since.…

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    Top 5 new authors of 2021

    Hello bookworms!! Welcome to Top 5 Tuesday!! This week’s topic is top 5 new authors of 2021!! Yes, we are in the final weeks of the year, which means we are in wrap up mode. *thank goodness* I don’t know about you all, but I am hanging out for my work to finish this year. I am exhausted. And I…

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    October 2021 wrap up

    Hello bookworms!! It’s time for the October 2021 wrap up. WOOT!! October was a time. I was so ready to post all of the things… and then… my blog broke. It BROKE. I was staring at an <error 500> message for a whole day thinking “what does this even mean?!”. Then I contacted my blog’s server host and they couldn’t…

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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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    October 2021 book haul

    Hello bookworms!! Welcome to the October 2021 book haul!! A monthly post where I usually shame myself for never achieving my goal of buying less than I read, or sticking to my buying goal. And October was an interesting month… Because I read 13 books and I hauled 13 books. I had a bunch of preorders come in, which I…