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    Books inspired by Slavic lore

    Hello bookworms!! Welcome to a post that I have been wanting to write for a very long time: Books inspired by Slavic lore. I know this may seem like a super random topic, but hear me out. A few weeks ago we did a Top 5 Tuesday topic called top 5 retellings. As you may know, retellings are one of…

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    Top 5 retellings

    Hello bookworms!! Welcome to Top 5 Tuesday!! This week’s topic is top 5 retellings. I have to be completely honest here… This week’s topic is 100% for me and my love of retellings. I’m not even going to apologise for this.   However, don’t be fooled into thinking this list is going to be all fantasy books that are retellings…

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    Top 5 books with buildings or vehicles on the cover

    Hello bookworms!! Welcome to Top 5 Tuesday!! This week’s topic is top 5 books with buildings or vehicles on the cover. I have to say, my main goal for this week’s topic was so I could have a week to gush over the covers for The Firebird trilogy by Gray and Klune’s book. Honestly, they are some of my favourite…

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    2020 WRAP UP!!

    Hello bookworms!! Welcome to the 2020 wrap up!! I can’t believe we’re already in February 2021. I feel like by the time I get to doing to wrap up for this year it’ll be June 2022… BUT, we’re here now and I’m ready and raring to go. Well… maybe not ‘raring’ per se. But I’m ready. I’m also expecting this…

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    Top 5 books I’m glad I read

    Happy Tuesday bookworms!! Today’s top 5 Tuesday post is top 5 books I’m glad I read. Today is my FOURTH blogging anniversary (according to WordPress who like to track these things). In the last four years I reviewed a lot of books and found some amazing friends. It took me quite some time to figure out what I wanted my…

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    Top 5 characters U-Z

    Happy Tuesday bookworms!! Today’s Top 5 Tuesday post is top 5 characters whose names start with the letters U-Z. We are finally at the end of the alphabet!! *Genuinely down to “some” now!! Yes, I’d like to say that this list is much smaller than other weeks (but still over the 5 that it should be…)!! Please don’t forget to…

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    Top 5 characters K-O

    Happy Tuesday bookworms!! Today’s top 5 Tuesday is favourite characters whose names start with the letters K-O. I may have let it get *slightly* out of control this week… Look, M is hard, ok? There’s just TOO MANY amazing people (fictional or otherwise) whose names start with M. What can I say?! ? Please don’t forget to either link back…

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    August 2020 wrap up

    Hello bookworms!! Welcome to the August 2020 wrap up!! So apparently August is over, and I barely even noticed. And it’s now almost halfway through September and I haven’t done my wrap-up (until now), and what even is organisation?!! I was behind on blog-hopping, and updating goodreads. And I still AM behind on my spreadsheets, review copies, writing blog posts…

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    WWW Wednesday – 19 August 2020

    Hello bookworms!! Welcome to WWW Wednesday – 19 August 2020! This 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? What are you currently reading? What do you think you’ll read next? Ahhh… remember last week when I was all “oh no! I’m…

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    WWW Wednesday – 12 August 2020

    Hello bookworms!! Welcome to this week’s WWW Wednesday – 12 August 2020!! This 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? And, what do you think you’ll read next? I am super late posting this week……

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    WWW Wednesday – 5 August 2020

    Hello bookworms!! Welcome to this week’s WWW Wednesday – 5 August 2020 (where I completely forgot to write a post because I was having NERVES over Top 5 Tuesday…)!! This 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? What are you currently…

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    August 2020 TBR

    Good morning bookworms!! Welcome to the August 2020 TBR!! You know why Joanne (this is how I’m probs going to refer to her from now on) being a total transphobic troll is the worst thing ever? Because she has RUINED EVERYTHING. We can’t feel joy about the series any more, (and I will forever have an incomplete set of the…

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    Anticipated releases book tag

    Good morning bookworms! In the past couple of … months (eeek) Evelyn @ Evelyn Reads and Siobhan @ Siobhan’s Novelties have both tagged me in this one. I am so glad you did, and so sorry that I have not responded as yet! Rules: Thank the person (or persons) who nominated you Answer all the questions down below Pingback to the creator: Ellyn…

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    July '19 book haul

    Good morning bookworms! Book haul categories are as follows: book boxes book purchases (book mail, instore and digital) review copies (book mail and digital), and bookish items (book related, but not actual books). I subscribe to three monthly boxes: OwlCrate, FairyLoot and the book-only subscription for LitJoy. Here is what arrived in June: FairyLoot’s June box theme was Broody Banter, and…

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    February '19 book haul

    Good morning bookworms! We’re experiencing a really strange end-of-season heat wave in Aus at the moment, so I’ve been lying under an air-conditioner instead of reading everyone’s blog posts this week. I’m so sorry! I will catch up on the weekend! (It was 41°C today – roughly 106°F.) As per the new normal, we are splitting this into four sections:…

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    ABC Book Challenge: B

    Good morning bookworms! During 2019 I am participating in the ABC Book Challenge! Previous letters: A 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 continue with the letter…