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    March ’20 book haul

    Good morning bookworms!! It’s time for the monthly book haul!! Also… cast your mind back to the start of the year when I said I wanted to keep my hauls under 10 books per month? cough Ummm… you see, that really didn’t happen last month. I think I went crazy. I’m not even sure what happened. Maybe it was like an out of body experience? As per the new prettiness of the blog, book haul categories are as follows: book boxes book purchases (book mail, in-store, digital* and gifts) review…

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    March ’20 wrap-up

    Good morning bookworms! Let’s talk about March… ooof. I am telling you, someone needs to pull the plug on 2020 and let’s just restart this year, because between fire, floods and worldwide pandemic, I am done with 2020, and we’re only one quarter through. On a happier note, let’s talk about all the GOOD things from last month.   I read, a surprising, 9 books in March. Now, I know 9 isn’t normally a surprising number for me; however, up until the 28th of March I had only finished 5…

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    WWW Wednesday – 11 March 2020

    Good morning bookworms! WWW Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Sam @ Taking on a World of Words, where you 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, Of Wonderland’s prompts for March are BLUE BOOKS! Which is totally doable!! Symbol Key Symbol Key Symbol Key 📖 physical book 📱 ebook 🎧 audiobook 💥 comic / graphic novel 👯‍♀️ buddy read ✳️ reread ⚔️ fantasy ⛱ contemporary ☄️ sci-fi 🏰 historical fiction ❤️…

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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, as per the A-Z Reading Challenge, and my entire movie collection. This one is gonna be a LOOOONG one, friends – so I’m only doing Sa-Si, and it’s STILL the…

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    April '19 wrap-up and NO TBR?!

    Good morning bookworms! We are one third into the year. Two more of these to go and we’ll be seeing 2020. (One more to go and I’ll have most of my anticipated reads for this year in my hot little hands!!!!) April wrap-up So, I read 10 books in April, which is mildly significant. (At this rate I might hit my Goodreads challenge of 90 books in October.) What is significant is that in this bunch, I had a 400+ page book, a 500+ page book, and an 800+ page…

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    O.W.L.s read-a-thon wrap-up 2019

    Good morning book wizards and witches! Holy moly! Thank god that’s over. WHYYYYY do I think that signing up for reading challenges is a good idea? I am a MOOD READER. I am BAD at this. Let’s go see what I actually read this month, and then we can discuss how I am NOT *spoiler alert* going to be an Alchemist. If you don’t know about O.W.L.s you can click on my post from last year HERE, or you can go watch G @ Book Roast‘s video HERE. OWLs TBR…

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    March '19 book haul

    Good morning bookworms! As per normal, we are splitting this into three sections: book boxes, book mail (online purchases that arrived), and book purchases (ebooks and in-store). Unfortunately (for my bank account) my mini slump did not cross over into the purchasing of books… I bought a lot this month. I apologise in advance for that if anyone is frustrated by my spending. I can only say that I’m in my 30’s and have a well paying job. I do run giveaways on my Instagram twice per year to share…

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    WWW Wednesday – 3 Apr 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? So, without further ado, let’s get started! What I recently finished reading… Well, I think my slump is officially over. I haven’t read a huge amount this week, but it did start with…

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    O.W.L.s Read-a-thon TBR 2019

    Good morning book wizards and witches! Today I was going to post my book haul for March, but that got pushed back so that I can announce my OWLs read-a-thon TBR! So, if you don’t know about O.W.L.s you can click on my post from last year HERE, or you can go watch G @ Book Roast‘s video HERE. Careers OK, so I am really undecided on which Wizarding Career I want to aim for with my NEWTs. I mean, obviously there’s some I don’t care for. But Alchemist is…

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    January '19 wrap-up and February TBR

    Good morning bookworms! So… it is at this point in time that I realise that 11 challenges is going to create a SUPER LONG monthly wrap-up post. How did this not occur to me until now? What I am going to trial this month is my usual monthly wrap-up (and TBR) post, and then a secondary challenges progress post (coming out soon). Let’s see how long this lasts for! January wrap-up I had a stellar reading month, despite travelling a LOT. In fact, I’m going to give you some small…

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    WWW Wednesday – 9 Jan 2019

    Good morning bookworms! Welcome to this week’s WWW Wednesday! What is this, you ask? Well, it’s a weekly meme hosted by 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? So, without further ado, let’s get started! What I recently finished reading… I think between all the driving (like, SO. MUCH. DRIVING.) I haven’t had as much time to read as I wanted… but I’ve…

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    December ’18 wrap-up and January TBR

    Good morning bookworms! Wow… I can’t believe another year is over!! They are certainly going by a lot faster than I recall (I know this is about being older and perception of time, etc. but it’s still feeling awfully fast…) December wrap-up During December I read a couple of books, although not as many as I would have liked to finish! Book Author Series Format TBR? Reread? Rating (/10) Hush, Hush Becca Fitzpatrick Hush, Hush (#1) Paperback Y 6 Crescendo Becca Fitzpatrick Hush, Hush (#2) eBook 6 Fence C. S.…

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    WWW Wednesday – 2 Jan 2019

    Good morning bookworms! HAPPY NEW YEAR to everyone who is west of the GMT! Welcome to this week’s WWW Wednesday! What is this, you ask? Well, it’s a weekly meme hosted by 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? So, without further ado, let’s get started! What I recently finished reading… After my mini book slump post Christmas fiasco, I got stuck…

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    December ’18 book haul

    HAPPY NEW YEAR BOOK NERDS!! Before we get started, I just want to say thanks for all your support last year – you guys are the greatest. Also, 2018 can go jump in a lake. Bring on 2019! (FYI, it was mostly just December that was awful, but this year will be better!!) As usual, we are splitting this into three sections: book boxes, book mail (online purchases that arrived), and book purchases (ebooks and in-store), PLUS because I received some gorgeous things in the mail, I’ve added another section…