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    2020 challenges and goals

    Good morning bookworms! Welcome to my rant post where I’ll be discussing all the things I want to accomplish this year, while simultaneously whining about how I signed up for too many things last year, and oh yeah, I still haven’t read a book yet in 2020.* As per 2019, I have signed up to a LOT of challenges for 2020. And by that I mean, more than I can cope with. HUZZAH!! 🎉 So, we’ll do a quick challenge overview, talk about how I’m going to tackle this each…

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    2019 WRAP-UP!!

    Good afternoon bookworms! Ahhh… the dreaded annual wrap-up. I mean, it’s not really “dreaded”… it just takes me ages to write and so I procrastinate it forever. Except, this year I was pretty good at keeping my spreadsheets up to date, so *hopefully* this won’t be as terrible as my brain is making it out to be!!* PS: This is going to be another long post, so apologies in advance! * Spoiler, it was just as bad as last year!! I did NOT fill out that spreadsheet as well as…

  • Sunshine Blogger Award #11

    Good morning bookworms! I was tagged by the amazing Siobhan @ Siobhan’s Novelties to do the Sunshine Blogger Award in July… eek!! 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 by commenting on one of their blog posts. List the rules and display the sunshine blogger award logo on your site or on your post. Questions from Siobhan Which…

  • Mrs Claus’ Read-a-thon

    Good evening bookworms! Welcome to another edition of “Meeghan signs herself up for more things than she can handle”… or can she? Who knows?! She can definitely stop talking about herself in the third person though… *mh-hm* Anyway… Gorgeous Sam @ Fictionally Sam is hosting this wonderful read-a-thon, and due to the fact that I’ve been devouring romance books like they’re going out of fashion (FYI, they’re not), I thought it was appropriate that I sign up for the thing! That started this morning! Huzzah! (Also, huge shout out to…

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    Who Am I? book tag

    Good morning bookworms! TODAY’S POST, is my 500th blog post. 500 posts. I don’t even want to consider how many hours I’ve spent tell you guys all my ramblings, but I did just want to say, THANK YOU for being here with me. I really appreciate you guys and just want you to know how much it means to me that you all support me. Which is, A LOT. I wanted to find something fun to do today to celebrate, so I started look through a bunch of tags (that…

  • 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 and Critical Role… Try not to analyse this combination too much… So, I guess the update is: I’m still sick and at home, but I’m starting to feel better… and hey,…

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    You know when you take on too much…

    Good morning bookworms! You know that feeling you get when you’re SO EXCITED for everything, and so you sign up to it all, and then about a third of the way through whatever time period you start to realise that you’ve overloaded yourself and then panic and anxiety start to set in, and then you start to spiral and you end up in a weird mental trance state where nothing makes you feel anything, but everything is too hard and you just cry a lot and cut yourself off from…

  • Sunshine Blogger Award #9

    Good morning bookworms! I know today would normally be Top 5 Tuesday, but Shanah is on a mini hiatus while she has the best sounding break – so I thought, “why don’t I try and catch up on some tags?!” So, the lovely Siobhan @ Siobhan’s novelties tagged me in the Sunshine blogger award back in June! (I mean, I’m kind of catching up?!) 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…

  • Sunshine Blogger Award #8

    Good morning bookworms! Back in … April (oh gawd, I am officially six months behind on these…) the most lovely Ruqs @ Many Bookish Things tagged me in the Sunshine Blogger Award!! Friends, I just have to say (and please don’t think I’m complaining), as much as I love doing these (because the questions are always different), I am drowning a little in tags at the moment!! I’m trying to only post one per week, but if this is number 8, then I have about 8 more to do –…

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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 good one? Yes, I loved it!! 3. What made it good? One of the characters had this beautiful growth throughout the story, so even though the end of Volume 1…

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    Top 5… series I need to finish

    Good morning bookworms! Today’s Top 5 Tuesday is ‘series I need to finish’. 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! Gentlefriends, I must say, it’s not very often that I start a series and don’t finish it quickly. The only real hinderance here is if I choose to DNF it (a la Hush, Hush), or if I’m waiting for the…

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    Off Tangent Thoughts… while organising your bookshelf

    Good morning bookworms! Today we are doing another Off Tangent Thoughts (OTT) which was created by Charvi @ Not Just Fiction. This fortnight’s topic is a freebie because it’s the 5th week of the month, so I am going back to the very first prompt: thoughts you have while organising your bookshelf. However… instead of off-tangent thoughts (because my books are currently sorted by rainbow, so it’s really just a “is this blue spine redder or yellower than the one next to it?”) I’m going to explain my shelving thoughts…

  • Sunshine Blogger Award #7

    Good morning bookworms! I was tagged by Ruqs @ Many Things Bookish to for the Sunshine Blogger Award in April. OMG Ruqs, I’m so sorry it’s taken me so long to get back to you!! 💕 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 by commenting on one of their blog posts. List the rules and display the sunshine blogger award…

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    Book Addiction Tag

    Good morning bookworms! Sorry, I’m a bit late with posting today as I went to the Darkdawn book launch in Melbourne last night, and I am tired! I met up with some friends and after we exited the bookstore (at 9:30pm) we went out for dinner and then I took the tram back to my hotel room (where I proceeded to stay up late continuing my reread of Nevernight…) So this morning I took full advantage of the late check out and then did a small shop along Collins St.…

  • 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…

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    Off Tangent Thoughts… during read-a-thons

    Good morning bookworms! Today we are doing another Off Tangent Thoughts (OTT) which was created by Charvi @ Not Just Fiction. This fortnight’s topic is thoughts I have during read-a-thons. I LOVE read-a-thons. I love getting a list of prompts and finding books that work for them. I’m just really bad at the execution of them… because… I am a mood reader. 😭 OMG! A read-a-thon! *cue internal SQUEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE!!!!!* *pores over list of prompts* *runs around room finding books that match each prompt* *opens giant ‘BOOKS’ spreadsheet* *creates new tab*…

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    Off Tangent Thoughts… when someone reads a book I love

    Good evening bookworms! I somehow forgot today was Sunday, so I didn’t schedule this post (also I am so tired from travel and packing)!! Today, albeit later than usual, we are doing another Off Tangent Thoughts (OTT) which was created by Charvi @ Not Just Fiction. This fortnight’s topic is thoughts I have when someone reads a book I love. I was going to split this one into two: thoughts I have if I recommended it, and thoughts I have if they randomly read it, but after I drafted them…

  • Versatile Blogger Award #2

    Good evening bookworms! Remember that time I said something along the lines of… But this year I had a plan… And sometimes I miss a day, or I don’t post what I was going to, but that’s life. I try and schedule posts when I can, but it’s not always easy. I imagine I’ll probably miss some days when we move interstate in June. But you take the good with the bad, and you do the best you can. A-HAHAHHAHAHAHAHAHA. Life has been a bitch lately. But I’m going to…