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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… books I'd like to re-review

    Good morning bookworms! Today’s Top 5 Tuesday is a freebie, so I’ll be doing my top 5 books I’d like to re-review. 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 we have coming up! FYI, this is something I’ve been trying to figure out how to weave into a discussion post for a few weeks now, so this might be exactly the opening I’ve been…

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    ABC Book Challenge: D

    Good morning bookworms! During 2019 I am participating in the ABC Book Challenge! Previous letters: A | B | C 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 begin with the letter D. Books that I LOVE that start with the letter D Dangerous Minds by Janet Evanovich The Darkest Part of the Forest by Holly Black Darkfall…

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    2018 WRAP-UP & 2019 GOALS!!

    Good morning bookworms! I have been procrastinating writing this post for about two weeks now… in fact, every time I get close to being ready with it, I discover a new graph I can add to it. However, I need to accept that it will never be perfect (I mean, seriously, what is?) and just roll with it. Also, I need to finish writing my 2019 goals, because, we’re already in 2019 and I should have some… right?! PS: This is going to be the longest post EVER, so I’m…

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    Joy Of Christmas Book Tag

    We are so close to Christmas it’s ridiculous! I am currently eating my weight in gingerbread and lounging under the air conditioner because it’s supposed to be starting at 31°C (87°F) moving to 36°C (97°F) this week but it definitely feels hotter than that! Definitely a week to lie by the pool under an umbrella (skin cancer is real kids) reading books if I ever saw one. Onto more JOYous notes (hahaha), I saw this tag on Kristin Kraves Books and Siobhan’s Novelties and thought I would undertake it myself!…

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    Top 5… fantasy

    Today’s Top 5 Tuesday is ‘fantasy (YA or adult)’. 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 we have coming up! Shanah, you are EVIL!!! How can you make me pick only five??? I have to double it… And then add some more… First off the bat is (surprise!!) The Nevernight Chronicle by Aussie author Jay Kristoff (Nevernight is book one). I know, I know,…

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    The Darkest Part of the Forest – Holly Black

    Release date: 19 January 2016 Rating: ★★★★★★★★ – 8/10 Goodreads link Book Depository link The Darkest Part of the Forest blurb: In the woods there is a glass coffin. And in it sleeps a boy with horns on his head and ears as pointed as knives. Hazel and her brother, Ben, live in Fairfold, where humans and the Folk exist side by side. Since they were children, Hazel and Ben have been telling each other stories about the boy in the glass coffin: that he is a prince and they are valiant…

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    Top 5… villains more interesting than the hero

    Today’s Top 5 Tuesday is ‘villains more interesting than the hero’. 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 we have coming up! Hmmmm… THIS is going to be fun! Basically all Holly Black books tick this box. Not that I find the heroes boring, just that the seeming ‘bad guy’ (initially) is usually more fun! Although, they also mostly turn out to be the…

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    July ’18 wrap-up and August TBR

    I don’t know about you guys, but I feel like I’m just adding the same books onto my TBR, and then every month I have to admit that I didn’t read them (again), only to add them again for next month. I’m still kind of reading slump-ishly at the moment. Work is killing me, and I’ve been sick, and winter here is so depressing! I can’t wait for the sun to come back… July wrap-up I read more rereads than I normally do this month. This isn’t because I’m running…

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    July ’18 book haul

    ARGHHHHH! I had some real issues this month with my book boxes from June. My FairyLoot box got stolen from my front porch when it was delivered, so I thought that was the end of that, but then FairyLoot said they would send me a replacement box, so I am very happy about that (and it arrived with my July box)! The other June boxes all arrived very late as well (with the exception of OwlCrate). As usual, we are splitting this into three sections: book boxes, online purchases (book…

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    June ’18 wrap-up and July TBR

    Jeez… July 4 already and I still haven’t posted my June wrap-up! Where does the time go? I’m feeling more and more like the white rabbit every month! I have to admit, that reading slump I was on during the the second half of May, totally spilled over into June. I didn’t read anything until 22 June (well, I read a ‘self-help’ book, but I don’t really count it). Bu then I smashed out four books and a comic in the last 8 days of the month, so it was…