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    July ’20 book haul

    Good morning bookworms!! It’s time for the monthly book haul!! July… wasn’t terrible?!! The rest of my birthday book haul came in, so it was ok, but still more than I would have liked it to be!!     Book haul categories are as follows: book boxes book purchases (book mail, in-store, digital* and gifts) review copies (book mail and…

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    The Stuck at Home tag

    Good morning bookworms!! I’m kind of excited about today, because I have not done a TAG in ages!! Like, literal months. *tries to find the last tag I did… gives up after scrolling for ever…* And this one is so great!! HUGE thanks to Sofii @ A Book. A Thought. for tagging me in this!! 💕 I’ve got a couple…

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    BE Spring ’20: Knock Offs

    Good morning bookworms! It’s time for BookEnding Spring 2020!! (I mean technically it started like a week ago… but I was in a mini life slump… but aren’t we all?) But I’m here now and ready to go! This post is part of Bookending Spring 2020, which is organised by Sam & Clo! Today’s post, “Knock Offs” is hosted by our host…

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    10 amazing fantasy classics you should read (one day)

    Good morning bookworms! Just in case you haven’t heard me scream about this previously, YA wasn’t really a thing when I was growing up. You had board books for toddlers, picture books for children, then like this weird sort of tween stage (now lovingly referred to as middle grade) where you read 846 books from series such as The Babysitters’…

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    ABC Book Challenge: S (part 1)

    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 | P | Q | R Please keep in mind that books that literally start with ‘A’, ‘An’ or ‘The’ will be posted in the group of the second word,…

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    50 Bookish Questions tag

    Good morning bookworms! The loveliest Sam @ Fictionally Sam wrote this AH-MAZING tag, which is FIFTY bookish questions. FIFTY!! We might be here for a while today, so grab a drink and snacks, and strap yourself in! 1. What was the last book you read? The last book I finished was Heartstopper Vol 2 by Alice Oseman. 2. Was it a…

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    Top 5… K, L, M, N, O

    Good morning bookworms! Today’s Top 5 Tuesday post is ‘K, L, M, N, O’! Yes, we are making our way through the alphabet. My A-E post is HERE, and the F-J post is HERE. 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…

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    ABC Book Challenge: M

    Good morning bookworms! Quick life update: Remember how we moved house? Yeah, well I hurt my back lifting boxes, and then I ignored it, kind of hoping it would go away… A-HAHAHAHA. Life lesson for you all: Don’t do that. Because of my repeated ignoring, I managed to do more damage which has resulted in 3 sprained discs in my…

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    Top 5… debut novels

    Good morning bookworms! Today’s Top 5 Tuesday is ‘debut novels’, and I am KEEN. 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 that are coming up! Finding new authors is seriously one of my fave…

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    ABC Book Challenge: K

    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 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…

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    ABC Book Challenge: D

    Good morning bookworms! During 2019 I am participating in the ABC Book Challenge! Previous letters: A | B | C 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…

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    Top 5… books with magic

    Today’s Top 5 Tuesday is ‘books with MAGIC’. 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! Ahh Shanah, this is a topic I can totally get behind!! So, it may…

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    Top 5… fantasy

    Today’s Top 5 Tuesday is ‘fantasy (YA or adult)’. 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! Shanah, you are EVIL!!! How can you make me pick only five??? I have…

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    Top 5… series I won’t be finishing

    Today’s Top 5 Tuesday is ‘series that I won’t be finishing’, 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). OK! Umm, honestly? I can’t think of any series I’ve read recently that I wouldn’t finish, but I’m also not really the type of person…

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    Silverthorn – Raymond E Feist

    Release date: 7 May 1985 Rating: ★★★★★★★ – 7/10 Goodreads link Book Depository link Silverthorn (Riftwar Saga #3) blurb: With the Kingdom of the Isles at peace, Prince Arutha can at last look forward to marrying the Princess Anita in the city of Krondor. But the capital in the west harbours many shadows.  When Jimmy the Hand, a young thief in…

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    Magician – Raymond E Feist

    Release date: 1 October 1982 Rating: ★★★★★★★★★ – 9/10 Goodreads link Book Depository link Magician (The Riftwar Saga #1-2) blurb: The world had changed even before I discovered the foreign ship wrecked on the shore below Crydee Castle, but it was the harbinger of the chaos and death that was coming to our door. War had come to the Kingdom of…

  • Comfort books

    So, when I’m not feeling well I tend to throw out whatever new release ‘to be read’ pile I have accumulated and there is a handful of books that I always fall back on.  They either invoke a feeling of comfort, or they remind me of a good time from my past (which is basically the same thing as invoking…