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    August 2021 book haul

    Hello bookworms!! Welcome to the August 2021 book haul!! A monthly post where I usually shame myself for never achieving my goal of buying less than I read, or sticking to my buying goal. Except apparently I am achieving these goals now? At least for July and now August anyway!! To be honest, lockdown is possibly helping me achieve my…

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    July 2021 book haul

    Hello bookworms!! Welcome to the July 2021 book haul!! A monthly post where I shame myself for never achieving my goal of buying less than I read, or sticking to my buying goal. Except in July, which is both, unprecedented and unexpected. In fact, this is going to be a pretty sad and sorry list… June was my birthday month,…

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    June 2021 book haul

    Hello bookworms!! Welcome to the June 2021 book haul!! A monthly post where I shame myself for never achieving my goal of buying less than I read… June is my birthday month, so I always feel that it and December kind of get an exemption from my goal… Unless of course the number of books is ridiculous. And this year…

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    May 2021 book haul

    Hello bookworms!! Welcome to the May 2021 book haul!! A monthly post where I shame myself for never achieving my goal of buying less than I read… EXCEPT!! I actually achieved my book haul goal this month?!! Which… is the first time this year!! I’m actually really excited about this!! In case you aren’t aware (which, fair, because I still…

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    April 2021 book haul

    Hello bookworms!! Welcome to the April 2021 book haul!! A monthly post where I shame myself for never achieving my goal of buying less than I read… Thankfully, April was much better than March was. And by better, I mean that there were far fewer books added to my collection!!

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    March 2021 book haul

    Hello bookworms!! Welcome to the March 2021 book haul!! A monthly post where I shame myself for never achieving my goal of buying less than I read… This month in particular is going to be… BIG!! Admittedly, March 2020 was far worse than March 2021… Yes, this time last year I was struggling to fit 29 books in my wrap…

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    February 2021 book haul

    Hello bookworms!! Welcome to the February 2021 book haul!! A monthly post where I shame myself for never achieving my goal of buying less than I read… (spoiler – March will be no different, it’s the 6th and I’m already over my 5 book limit…) Actually, come to think of it, I still haven’t posted my goals for 2021… But…

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    January 2021 book haul

    Hello bookworms!! Welcome to the January 2021 book haul!! It’s a new year and a new way for me to break my new book buying ban!! Ummm… huzzah?!! Not that I’ve posted it yet… *cough* but my plan for book buying this year is similar to my one from last year. Last year it was no more than 10 books…

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    Top 5 bookish resolutions

    Hello bookworms!! Happy Tuesday!! Today’s Top 5 Tuesday is top 5 bookish resolutions. Today is the first Top 5 Tuesday for 2021, and I want to know what your plans are!! I would also like to know what my own plans are… And of course, writing this post is the first time I’ve thought about them. If you missed the…

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    December 2020 book haul

    Happy New Year bookworms!! Welcome to the final book haul for 2020, and the first post for 2021 – the December 2020 book haul!! I was mostly good in December. In fact, I was so good that I got books from Santa which was lovely. However, this does mean that I ended up well over my 10 book limit for…

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    November 2020 book haul

    Hello bookworms!! Welcome to the November 2020 book haul!! I was SUPER WELL BEHAVED in November. For the first time this year since January, I actually stuck to my 10 book limit!! Even with two review books!! HOORAY!! Book haul categories are as follows: subscription boxes book purchases (book mail, in-store, digital* and gifts) review copies (book mail and digital)…

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    October 2020 book haul

    Good morning bookworms!! It’s time for the October 2020 book haul!! October was slightly out of control, but I’m refusing to take responsibility because I got A LOT of review books last month. Which is great because it means publishers are liking me. But it’s also bad because I now have more review books that I can read for the…

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    September 2020 book haul

    Good morning bookworms!! It’s time for the September 2020 book haul!! September was slightly over my limit of 10. But only SLIGHTLY!! So, I feel like I’m getting back on track!! *cough* Book haul categories are as follows: book boxes book purchases (book mail, in-store, digital* and gifts) review copies (book mail and digital) * Not counting Kindle Unlimited

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    August 2020 book haul

    Good morning bookworms!! It’s time for the August 2020 book haul!! August was… surprisingly ok-ish. The thing that tips me over was my enormously huge graphic novel order, as it all came at once… But we will get to that soon!! Book haul categories are as follows: book boxes book purchases (book mail, in-store, digital* and gifts) review copies (book…

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    July 2020 book haul

    Good morning bookworms!! It’s time for the July 2020 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 purchases (book mail, in-store, digital* and gifts) review copies (book mail and digital) *…

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    June ’20 book haul

    Good morning bookworms!! It’s time for the monthly book haul!! June is birthday month… so it got *slightly* out of hand… oops?! Also, I still have so many vouchers because I haven’t been to the shops in weeks!! *commence cackling* Book haul categories are as follows: book boxes book purchases (book mail, in-store, digital* and gifts) review copies (book mail…

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    May ’20 book haul

    Good morning bookworms!! It’s time for the monthly book haul!! We’re keeping on at reasonable numbers over here – I mean, I’m still gaining more than I am reading (please help me), but it’s not outrageous!! Book haul categories are as follows: book boxes book purchases (book mail, in-store, digital* and gifts) review copies (book mail and digital) * Not…

  • Book review: The Switch by Beth O'Leary

    The Switch – Beth O’Leary

    Release date: 28 April 2020 Goodreads link Book Depository link Rating The Switch blurb: On a two-month sabbatical after blowing a big presentation at work, Leena escapes to her grandmother Eileen’s house for some overdue rest. Eileen is newly single and about to turn eighty.  She’d like a second chance at love, but her tiny Yorkshire village doesn’t offer many…

  • Book review: The Map From Here to There by Emery Lord

    The Map From Here to There – Emery Lord

    Release date: 5 March 2020 Goodreads link Book Depository link Rating The Map From Here to There (The Start of Me and You, #2) blurb: Paige Hancock is finally living her best life. She has everything she needs: 💖 Great friends (core four forever) 💖 A boyfriend who totally gets her (even if Max is in Italy all summer long)…

  • 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…

  • Book Review Banner: Against the Rules & Make Your Move

    Against the Rules / Make Your Move – Laura Heffernan

    Against the Rules Release date: 15 October 2019 Goodreads link Book Depository link Rating Against the Rules (Gamer Girls, #2) blurb: Holly has taken herself out of the dating game since breaking up with her cheating, thieving ex. She barely notices Marc, who comes into the game store every week, hoping to get her attention. Her friends insist it’s time…

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    October ’19 wrap up

    Good morning bookworms! It’s time for the October wrap-up! During October I read 13 books – which is an appropriately spooky number!! I also finally read the remainder of the Bloodlines series, and I think I loved it more than Vampire Academy… I just, love Sydrian so much!! 😍 (Also, I don’t know if “Sydrian” is a thing, but I’m making…

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    WWW Wednesday – 9 October 2019

    Good morning bookworms! Welcome to this week’s WWW Wednesday! What is this, you ask? Well, it’s a weekly meme hosted by Sam @ Taking on a World of Words. All you have to do is answer the three following questions: What did you recently finish reading? What are you currently reading? What do you think you’ll read next? Also, don’t forget…

  • Book review: Wayward Son

    Wayward Son – Rainbow Rowell

    Release date: 24 September 2019 Goodreads link Book Depository link Pan MacMillan (for Aussie’s) Rating Wayward Son (Simon Snow, #2) blurb: Come on, Simon Snow. Your hero’s journey might be over – but your life has just begun. Simon Snow did everything he was supposed to do. He beat the villain. He won the war. He even fell in love.…