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    Top 5 series I will finish* in 2023

    Hello friends!! Welcome to Top 5 Tuesday!! This week’s topic is top 5 series I will finish* in 2023!! * And by “finish”, I mean “at least get caught up on”. You get a pass if the author releases more books. Because last week we did books series we are going to START. And if you want to start new…

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    Top 5 series I will start in 2023

    Hello friends!! Welcome to Top 5 Tuesday*!! This week’s topic is top 5 series I will start in 2023!! Umm, not sure about you all, but there are a few series on my shelves that I haven’t even started yet. And by ‘a few’… I mean lots. It’s quite embarrassing really. Why do I keep buying books in a series…

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    Top 5 books I will definitely* read in 2023

    Hello friends!! Welcome to Top 5 Tuesday#!! This week’s topic is top 5 books I will definitely* read in 2023!! * As per every year, by “definitely” we mean “maybe”. Because I never actually hold myself to account with these (and nor should you if you don’t want to). No promises made are a contractual obligation. The TBR police won’t…

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    Top 5 bookish resolutions for 2023

    Hello friends!! Welcome to Top 5 Tuesday!! This week’s topic is top 5 bookish resolutions for 2023!! You know how last week I said I really love doing the anticipated reads post because it shows me all the shiny new books that I want to buy?? Well I’ve decided that I hate the bookish resolutions post for the exact same…

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    Top 5 anticipated reads of Jan-Mar 2023

    Hello friends!! Welcome to Top 5 Tuesday!! This week’s topic is top 5 anticipated reads of Jan-Mar 2023!! YES!! I actually love doing these posts every quarter, because I get to look at all the shiny new books coming out ― and it’s literally the only time I let myself do this. Not because I’m punishing me, on a book…

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    Top 5 book covers of 2022

    Hello friends!! Welcome to Top 5 Tuesday!! This week’s topic is top 5 book covers of 2022!! YES ― we are in the last few weeks of 2022!! Honestly, as much as I have had some good things come to me this year, I am also very ready for it to be OVER. I just want a fresh slate to…

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    Top 5 books I meant to read in 2022

    Hello friends!! Welcome to Top 5 Tuesday!! This week’s topic is top 5 books I meant to read in 2022!! Let’s be honest, this is a LOOOOOONG list, not just 5 books. I meant to read a lot of my backlist this year. But… it didn’t happen. In fact, it’s likely I won’t even make my 2022 Goodreads goal for…

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    October 2022 book haul

    Hello friends!! Welcome to the October 2022 book haul!! A post where I talk about all the books that I bought and received in the previous month. You know, October was looking like a pretty good month. I had only received six physical books between review copies, book boxes and some light online shopping. And then on Friday 29 October,…

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    Top 5 books with AU royals

    Hello friends!! Welcome to Top 5 Tuesday!! This week’s topic is a FREEBIE, and I decided to do top 5 books with AU royals!! Yes, last week we did ‘books set in an alternate universe’, and while I was trying to tackle HOW exactly I would answer that, I considered doing books that are similar to our world, but have…

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    December 2022 TBR

    Hello friends!! Well, it’s finally happened. For the first time since I joined Goodreads (in 2013), it’s looking like I won’t hit my Goodreads goal. So, I’m making a December 2022 TBR (or really end of year as I do still have 4 days of November). I need to get my game face on. And that’s not even thinking about…

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    Top 5 books set in an alternate universe

    Hello friends!! Welcome to Top 5 Tuesday!! Last week’s topic was top 5 books set in an alternate universe!! I was having a hard time picking whether I do books that are similar to our world, but have 1 key difference, or books about actual alternate universes OR do I just do straight up fantasy?! DECISIONS, DECISIONS… However, I decided…

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    WWW Wednesday – 16 November 2022

    Hello bookworms!! Welcome to this week’s WWW Wednesday — 16 November 2022!! WWW Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Sam @ Taking on a World of Words, where you answer the three following questions: Let’s see what I have been reading! (All images will link to Goodreads if you click on them!)

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    Top 5 books set in the future

    Friends!! HELLO!! Welcome to Top 5 Tuesday!! This week’s topic is top 5 books set in the future!! Speaking of things set in the future (but not really), I need to explain my completely unintentional absence hiatus from all things books. Including this amazing T5T community. Remember how I got that amazing promotion / job opportunity back in September? WELL……

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    September 2022 book haul

    Hello friends!! Welcome to the September 2022 book haul!! A post where I talk about all the books that I bought and received in the previous month. We’re sitting at an amazingly low FOUR physical books for September, which is miles ahead of the 10 books in August AND the 17 books in July. However… I may have gone overboard…

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    Top 5 anticipated reads for Oct-Dec 2022

    Hello friends!! Welcome to Top 5 Tuesday!! This week’s topic is top 5 anticipated reads for Oct-Dec 2022! Not sure about you all, but I am moderately terrified that we’re in the last quarter of 2022. I’m pretty sure I say something similar every time we start a new month… but also, where did 2022 go?! Because I’m pretty sure…

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    Top 5 things a bookworm would NEVER do

    Hello friends!! Welcome to Top 5 Tuesday!! This week’s topic is top 5 things a bookworm would NEVER do!! This month has been all light-hearted, tongue-in-cheek topics (inspired by my TikTok doom-scrolling), and I hope everyone has been enjoying it as the small break I intended it for. Speaking of smol breaks, I inadvertently had one this month. I was…

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    2022 mid year book tag

    Hello friends!! Welcome to the 2022 edition of the mid year book tag. We sometimes call it the mid-year freak out… but that implies I only freak out at mid-year. Which is categorically untrue. So, I’m now calling it a book tag. The mid year book (freak out) tag was created by Ellie (EarlGreyBooks) and Chami (formerly at ReadLikeWildfire). The…

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    Top 5 ways to catch a bookworm

    Hello friends!! Welcome to Top 5 Tuesday!! This week’s topic is top 5 ways to catch a bookworm!! September is the month for tongue-in-cheek topics (inspired by my TikTok doom-scrolling), and I hope everyone has been enjoying it for the laugh it is meant to be. A lot of bookworms that I know (including myself) are very introverted. And in…

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    August 2022 book haul

    Hello friends!! Welcome to the August 2022 book haul!! A post where I talk about all the books that I bought and received in the previous month. We’re sitting at a delightfully low 10 books for August, which is at least much better than the 17 books in July. Still not great, but, progress is still progress!! This year there…

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    WWW Wednesday – 31 August 2022

    Hello bookworms!! Welcome to this week’s WWW Wednesday — 31 August 2022!! WWW Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Sam @ Taking on a World of Words, where you answer the three following questions: Let’s see what I have been reading!

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    Top 5 books with bones

    Hello friends!! Welcome to Top 5 Tuesday!! This week’s topic is top 5 books with bones!! Yes, we’re back on scavenger hunts ― and I’m happy to say these are the last lot until next year. Yes friends, it is the last week of August, which means that we have made it to the end of the last scavenger hunt…

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    WWW Wednesday – 24 August 2022

    Hello bookworms!! Welcome to this week’s WWW Wednesday — 24 August 2022!! WWW Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Sam @ Taking on a World of Words, where you answer the three following questions: Let’s see what I have been reading!

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    Top 5 books with shields

    Hello friends!! Welcome to Top 5 Tuesday!! This week’s topic is top 5 books with shields!! Yes, we’re back on scavenger hunts ― and I’m happy to say these are the last lot until next year. Last week we had swords, so this week we’re doing shields. It’s a nice juxtaposition. At first I thought “oh, what have I done?!”…

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    July 2022 book haul

    Hello friends!! Welcome to the July 2022 book haul!! A post where I talk about all the books that I bought and received in the previous month. Where in June we had a delightfully low four books added to my TBR… July is essentially the opposite. July usually ends up being a high-intake month for books, as my birthday is…