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    Top 5… Authors: K-O

    Good evening bookworms! Late again, but this week it’s my fault… Today’s Top 5 Tuesday is authors from K-O, which is a continuation from last week’s topic! As I mentioned before, I’m also going to try and not do the obvious choices for letters (there won’t be any Jay Kristoff’s or Holly Black’s on my list) so long as I can find someone else (although you can bet that Maggie Stiefvater will be in the S spot)! Top 5 Tuesday is hosted by the super lovely Shanah over at the…

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    Top 5… non-cats!

    Good morning bookworms! Today’s Top 5 Tuesday post actually doesn’t exist because Shanah is taking a mini hiatus. However, I don’t know what to do with Tuesdays any more, so I’m still here ranting about something… 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 that are coming up! This week I’m merging a list topic I’ve been thinking about for AGES, with what is essentially a…

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    Top 5… under 300 pages

    Good morning bookworms! Today’s Top 5 Tuesday post top 5 books under 300 pages! 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 that are coming up! If anyone is struggling on hitting books under 300 pages for their NEWTs this month, this is a great topic for you to get recommendations!! OK, so I’m going smallest to largest here… … so of course we need to…

  • Sunshine Blogger Award #6

    Good morning bookworms! I was tagged by Siobhan @ Siobhan’s Novelties to for the Sunshine Blogger Award back in April (sorry Siobhan!). If you haven’t checked out her blog, you really should! It’s filled with the most delightful reviews of some great books, tags and challenges. It’s really just a lot of fun! Let’s get down to it! Rules Thank the person who nominated you and provide a link back to their blogging site. Answer the questions. Nominate 11 other bloggers and ask them 11 new questions. Notify the nominees about it…

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    Top 5… P, Q, R, S, T

    Good morning bookworms! Today’s Top 5 Tuesday post is ‘P, Q, R, S, T’! Yes, we are making our way through the alphabet. My A-E post is HERE, the F-J post is HERE, and the K-O post is HERE. 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 that are coming up! This week is pretty fantasy heavy… but in a strange twist of fate, also heavy…

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    Top 5… sequels I need to get to

    Good morning bookworms! Today’s Top 5 Tuesday is ‘sequels I need to get to’. 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! My original thought when I saw this topic was ‘OMG – this post could go on for DAYS…’, but really, I’m a binge reader. If I want to read a book, then I: tend to wait until all the…

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    Top 5… worlds I want to live in

    Today’s Top 5 Tuesday is ‘worlds I want to live in’. 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! So, surprisingly, this is NOT going to be a list of my top 5 worlds in books, because truth be told, there’s a very small chance that I would actually survive long enough in them to enjoy anything, should I even make…

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    Top 5… books with magic

    Today’s Top 5 Tuesday is ‘books with MAGIC’. 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! Ahh Shanah, this is a topic I can totally get behind!! So, it may surprise you (keep your poker faces on, friends) that I read a LOT of fantasy novels. And, while there are fantasy novels that don’t have magic in them, I tend…

  • Book review: Goldenhand by Garth Nix

    Goldenhand – Garth Nix

    Release date: 11 October 2016 Rating: ★★★★★★★★★ – 9/10 Goodreads link Book Depository link Goldenhand (The Old Kingdom series #5) blurb: Lirael is no longer a shy Second Assistant Librarian – she’s now the Abhorsen-in-Waiting, with a new hand, one of gilded steel and Charter Magic.  When she discovers Nicholas Sayre lying unconscious, she uses her powers to save him.  But the attack has left Nicholas tainted with Free Magic, so together they embark on a dangerous journey to seek help at Lirael’s childhood home, the Clayr’s Glacier. Ferin, a young…