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    April 2021 wrap up

    Hello bookworms!! It’s time for the April 2021 wrap up. Which was only like a week ago. Who is this person who has already posted FOUR times this month?! Apparently we met organisation, and are now friends. Who knew?! Don’t get me wrong, life is still kicking my butt a little. OK, maybe a lot. But I’m trying very hard…

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    March 2021 wrap up

    Hello bookworms!! It’s time for the March 2021 wrap up. Which was basically forever ago because April has been a TIME. Is it just me, or is 2021 shaping up to be somehow worse than 2020?? Just like in February, I can’t seem to stay on top of things. Except where I was failing at everything except two things before,…

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    February 2021 wrap-up

    Hello bookworms!! It’s time for the February 2021 wrap-up. AND I’m even doing it earlier than I have been, although it is halfway through March… Despite it only being two weeks ago, I have no idea what happened in February. Is it just me or is this year just one long blur so far?? I just can’t seem to keep…

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    January 2021 wrap-up

    Hello bookworms!! Yes, it’s the last day of February and here I am doing my January 2021 wrap-up… I swear I am trying to stay on top of blogging… it’s just so hard some weeks!! (Months? Years?) On the plus side, I am on top of blog-hopping, so yay me!! Umm… January was a time. I normally take time off…

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    November and December 2020 wrap-up

    Hello bookworms!! Welcome to the November AND December 2020 wrap-up. Because I didn’t get organised enough to publish the November one and now it’s two thirds of the way through January and I haven’t even done the full 2020 wrap-up yet. Because what even is being organised in this day and age??? Honestly, I barely even remember what happened last…

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    October 2020 wrap up

    Hello bookworms!! Welcome to the October 2020 wrap-up!! Yes, I am posting this 2 days before the end of November, because I have been trash this month. Like more so than usual… what the hell is even happening?! Honestly, I barely even remember what happened last week, let alone a month ago, so be prepared for a wild ride of…

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    September 2020 wrap up

    Good morning bookworms!! Welcome to the September 2020 wrap up!! September is done, so that’s another month checked off for 2020 in this seemingly endless year. And while I’m not American and don’t live in the US, I can’t help but feel that the worst for this year is not over yet. (Yes, I am talking about the upcoming election.…

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    August 2020 wrap up

    Hello bookworms!! Welcome to the August 2020 wrap up!! So apparently August is over, and I barely even noticed. And it’s now almost halfway through September and I haven’t done my wrap-up (until now), and what even is organisation?!! I was behind on blog-hopping, and updating goodreads. And I still AM behind on my spreadsheets, review copies, writing blog posts…

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    July 2020 wrap up

    Hello bookworms!! Welcome to the July 2020 wrap up!! Did I completely forget that July is over and I haven’t done a wrap up yet? Yes, I did. Along with not doing all the other things I meant to do in July… (like that challenge update… which is still coming…) July… was a month. I do feel a bit like…

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    June ’20 wrap-up

    Good evening bookworms! Does anyone else feel like this year has simultaneously taken 30 seconds, and 8 years?! I am so tired, but also, where the hell did this year go? How are we already more than halfway through? Thankfully I have a week of holidays coming up. I’m hoping that I can use some of that time to catch…

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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…

  • Book review: Only Mostly Devastated

    Only Mostly Devastated – Sophie Gonzales

    Release date: 3 March 2020 Goodreads link Book Depository link Rating Only Mostly Devastated blurb: When Ollie meets Will over the summer break, he thinks he’s found his Happily Ever After. But once summer’s ended, Will stops texting him back, and Ollie finds himself short of his fairytale ending. A family emergency sees Ollie uprooted and enrolled at a new…

  • Sunshine Blogger Award #10

    Good morning bookworms! I’M BAAAAAAAACKK!! (But like, not in that terrifying murder-clown way. Just like, in the normal, ‘hey, it’s been a while, nice to see you’ way!!) For those of you unaware, that pesky chest infection that took me down is actually pneumonia… and I’ve been at home for what feels like WEEKS binge watching a lot of Miraculous…

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    Mystery Blogger Award

    Good morning bookworms! The amazingΒ Andy @ Andy Winder – YA Writer tagged me in the Mystery Blogger Award, which sounds awesome because it sounds MYSTERIOUS!! and also because I’ve not been nominated (or tagged?) to do this one before!! THANK YOU ANDY!! πŸ’• What’s the Mystery Blogger Award? β€œIt’s an award for amazing bloggers with ingenious posts. Their blog not…

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    The ‘Relationshipper’ book tag

    Good morning bookworms! I have been trawling the interwebs to find inspiration for content, and came across the masterlist of masterlists. Yep, you heard me. I found a blog post that has THE ULTIMATE TOP 100 BOOK TAGS. *Formulates evil plans to take over the world by forcing everyone to do tags all the time.* (Only joking! Also, let me…

  • Book Review: A Thousand Perfect Notes

    A Thousand Perfect Notes – C.G. Drews

    Release date: 7 June 2018 Goodreads link Book Depository link Rating A Thousand Perfect Notes blurb: Beck’s mother, a once famous pianist, lives out her shattered dreams through her son. Crushed by her violence, and forced to play the piano until his hands bleed, Beck is broken until August comes along. August, with her bare feet and doodled hands. August,…

  • Book review: The Brightsiders

    The Brightsiders – Jen Wilde

    Release date: 22 May 2018 Goodreads link Book Depository link Rating: The Brightsiders blurb: As a rock star drummer in the hit band the Brightsiders, Emmy King’s life should be perfect. But there’s nothing the paparazzi love more than watching a celebrity crash and burn. When a night of partying lands Emmy in the hospital, she’s branded the latest tabloid…

  • The Darkest Part of the Forest by Holly Black

    The Darkest Part of the Forest – Holly Black

    Release date: 19 January 2016 Rating:Β β˜…β˜…β˜…β˜…β˜…β˜…β˜…β˜…Β β€“ 8/10 Goodreads link Book Depository link The Darkest Part of the Forest blurb: In the woods there is a glass coffin. And in it sleeps a boy with horns on his head and ears as pointed as knives. Hazel and her brother, Ben, live in Fairfold, where humans and the Folk exist side by…