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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 for November too! But I WILL get there!! Back in September the lovely Siobhan @ Siobhan’s Novelties tagged me in the Waffle book tag, and I am so pleased because…

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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 A-Z Reading Challenge, and my entire movie collection. Without any further ado, let’s continue with the letter P. Books that I enjoyed that start with the letter P Pants on…

  • Sunshine Blogger Award #6

    Good morning bookworms! I was tagged by Siobhan @ Siobhan’s Novelties to for the Sunshine Blogger Award back in April (sorry Siobhan!). If you haven’t checked out her blog, you really should! It’s filled with the most delightful reviews of some great books, tags and challenges. It’s really just a lot of fun! Let’s get down to it! Rules Thank the person who nominated you and provide a link back to their blogging site. Answer the questions. Nominate 11 other bloggers and ask them 11 new questions. Notify the nominees about it…

  • 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?! Those people are wrong. (Sorry if you’re one of those people. And by ‘sorry’, I mean ‘#sorrynotsorry’.) I mean, just picture it. You’ve read this amazing series about a boy…

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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 a secret so your readers can guess Reveal the lie in a spoiler at the bottom of your post (you can use this HTML code: <details><Summary>Reveal the Lie</Summary>PUT YOUR LIE IN HERE!</details>)…

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    Top 5… books I need to be a movie

    Good morning bookworms! Today’s Top 5 Tuesday is ‘books I need to be a movie’. Top 5 Tuesday is hosted by the super lovely Shanah over at the Bionic Bookworm. You can visit her here, and join in for Top 5 Tuesday by checking out all the amazing topics we have coming up! FYI, THIS POST IS GOING TO GET REAL… To be perfectly honest, I kind of hate book to movie adaptations (I also generally hate book to TV adaptations, so there’s no favouritism going on). The only ones that…

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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) reading books if I ever saw one. Onto more JOYous notes (hahaha), I saw this tag on Kristin Kraves Books and Siobhan’s Novelties and thought I would undertake it myself!…

  • Book Review: Pride

    Pride – Ibi Zoboi

    Release date: 18 September 2018 Rating: ★★★★★★★★ – 8/10 Goodreads link Book Depository link Pride blurb: Zuri Benitez has pride. Brooklyn pride, family pride, and pride in her Afro-Latino roots. But pride might not be enough to save her rapidly gentrifying neighbourhood from becoming unrecognizable. When the wealthy Darcy family moves in across the street, Zuri wants nothing to do with their two teenage sons, even as her older sister, Janae, starts to fall for the charming Ainsley. She especially can’t stand the judgemental and arrogant Darius. Yet as Zuri and Darius…

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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 box)! The other June boxes all arrived very late as well (with the exception of OwlCrate). As usual, we are splitting this into three sections: book boxes, online purchases (book…

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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 Bookworm. You can visit her here, and join in for Top 5 Tuesday by checking out all the amazing topics we have coming up! I’m super excited about this because…

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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 the Bionic Bookworm, and you can check out her page here (please do, she’s amazing). So, most of this isn’t going to be any surprise to anyone who has read my blog…