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    December 2021 book haul

    Hello bookworms!! Welcome to the December 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. In case you aren’t aware (which, fair, because I never made an announcement post, although I do mention this every month — and I WILL be…

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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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    Top 5 covers of 2021

    Hello bookworms!! Welcome to Top 5 Tuesday!! This week’s topic is top 5 covers of 2021!! Although, I have to say, it’s been super hard picking a top 5 for this… I feel like publishers have been sending out their A-game this year. I haven’t seen any duplicate snakes on ten different books once. (LOL, remember when that happened?!) Also,…

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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…

  • Author interview with Lyndall Clipstone

    Author interview with Lyndall Clipstone

    Hello bookworms!! Welcome to today’s post, where I get to share a very auspicious occasion with you — an author interview with Lyndall Clipstone, who is the debut Aussie author of Lakesedge. Lakesedge is a gothic-inspired fantasy YA novel that came out in September (August in Australia), but is PERFECT for the spooky season. If you would like to see my…

  • Book review Lakesedge by Lyndall Clipstone

    Lakesedge by Lyndall Clipstone

    So, you know how I identify as a fantasy reader, but in actual fact I read more romance than anything else... Well, Lakesedge by Lyndall Clipstone has actually prompted the biggest surge in fantasy books on my TBR than anything else in the past two years. And it's the perfect read for October.

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    Top 5 spooky worlds

    Hello bookworms!! Welcome to Top 5 Tuesday!! This week’s topic is top 5 spooky worlds. Which means, we are in the spooky month of October!! Despite my intense dislike of horror stories, I am a big fan of a spooky atmospheric fantasy novel. Which usually means, spooky worlds. So this week, we’re actually looking at some of my fave stories!!…

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    September 2021 wrap up

    Hello bookworms!! It’s time for the September 2021 wrap up. FINALLY!! Remember how we were catching up on things?? And it was all going so well?? And then I somehow broke my blog, and couldn’t post for over a week because I couldn’t even access it?? Yeah. That was a time. So, it looks like I did jinx myself. But…

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    Top 5 horror/thriller tropes that don’t scare you

    Hello bookworms!! Welcome to Top 5 Tuesday!! This week’s topic is top 5 horror/thriller tropes that don’t scare you. Which means, we are in the spooky month of October!! I actually don’t read a lot of thriller books (and no horror books), so… not exactly sure what I was thinking when I wrote these prompts. It’s entirely possible that I…

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    September 2021 book haul

    Hello bookworms!! Welcome to the September 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. Or at least I did in July and August anyway. I was clearly feeling so confident and pleased with my last two hauls that I decided to…