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    Top 5 rainy day reads

    Hello bookworms!! Welcome to Top 5 Tuesday!! This week’s topic is top 5 rainy day reads. The summer sun was not meant for boys like me. Boys like me belonged to the rain. Benjamin Alire Sáenz said it best, and with skin like mine, I definitely belong to the rain. Which includes being indoors, on a comfy armchair, snuggled under…

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    Top 5 books that remind you of a season

    Hello bookworms!! Welcome to Top 5 Tuesday!! This week’s topic is top 5 books that remind you of a season. The season here is freaking cold. Hence my desire to run away for a tropical island holiday last week. But, instead of making the getaway plans that I so desperately want to plan, let’s talk about all the books that…

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    Top 5 books I want to reread in 2022

    Hello bookworms!! Welcome to Top 5 Tuesday!! This week’s topic is top 5 books I want to reread in 2022.   Thank goodness we’re past the mean topics of February. I’m telling you, I cannot wait for the March topics. But I do need to sort out the April-June topics as well. I promise they will all be nice though!!…

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    Top 5 books that changed my life

    Hello bookworms!! Welcome to Top 5 Tuesday!! This week’s topic is top 5 books that changed my life. Now that we’ve been looking at our new beginnings all month, it’s time to see what inspired us!!   Honestly, why do I come up with these topics? I’m sure this sounded like a wonderful idea two months ago when I was…

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    December 2021 wrap up

    Hello bookworms!! It’s time for the December 2021 wrap up. It is finally 2022!! I mean, it’s been 2022 for like a week now, but YAY!! This is (the first of my many) final wrap ups of 2021. THANK GOODNESS. I mean, I’m not convinced that 2022 will be any better than 2021, but I can still be hopeful for…

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    WWW Wednesday – 5 January 2022

    Hello bookworms!! Welcome to this week’s WWW Wednesday — 5 January 2022!! So, here we are, another new year, and the last three days of 2021 as well. 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? What are you currently…

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    WWW Wednesday – 29 December 2021

    Hello bookworms!! Welcome to this week’s WWW Wednesday — 29 December 2021!! And also technically for 22 December because I was noticeably absent last week… Oops?! Yes, that’s right. As soon as I announced I was informally doing Blogmas, everything fell over. Maybe the trick is to never announce I’m doing anything… 🤔 WWW Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted…

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    WWW Wednesday – 15 December 2021

    Hello bookworms!! Welcome to this week’s WWW Wednesday — 15 December 2021!! Remember last week when I said “Blogmas is going well”? HAHAHAHAHAHA. Yeah, that was a time. 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? What are you currently…

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    November 2021 book haul

    Hello bookworms!! Welcome to the November 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. November is definitely the worth month on record for 2021. I *may* have gone slightly overboard with black Friday sales. But honestly, I don’t regret it.…

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    The Ultimate Recommendations tag

    Hello bookworms!! Welcome to me attempting to catch up on the 50 tags I *still* haven’t done!! With today’s post: the Ultimate Recommendations tag. I was tagged to do this by the very lovely Destiny @ Howling Libraries… ummm… two years ago?! (I think this is part of me not quite believing we’re in 2021. Yes, let’s blame me being…

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    November 2021 TBR

    Hello bookworms!! Welcome to the November 2021 TBR post. Now, I know that it’s unusual for me to write a TBR. You know, especially because I never stick to them… (Remember in March when I wrote a TBR for Middle Grade March and then only read smutty romance on Kindle Unlimited? No? Oh… me neither… 😳👀) Well, Gintare, who used…

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    Top 5 standalone books

    Hello bookworms!! Welcome to Top 5 Tuesday!! This week’s topic is top 5 standalone books. Yes, last week was all about the series, but this week it’s about how much magic authors can fit into a single volume. Also, I am SO SORRY this is late. I’ve been having technical difficulties on the blog all week, and I ended up…

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    August 2021 TBR and the MS Readathon

    Hello bookworms!! Welcome to the August 2021 TBR post, where I will also be talking about the MS Readathon. So… I admit that I get pretty shady when it comes to TBRs. The last one I posted was for Middle-Grade March. And it was so bad that I didn’t read a single thing ON the TBR. But not just that.…

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    Bookending Winter: Under the Mistletoe

    Hello bookworms!! Welcome to Bookending Winter, and today’s post: Under the Mistletoe!! I have been pretty out of the loop this month, but I am trying my hardest!! HUGE thanks to Clo (@ Cuppa Clo) and Sam (@ Fictionally Sam) for putting my hosting days towards the end of the month!! Love you both, so much!! Please check out their…

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    Julie and the Phantoms bookish tag

    Hello bookworms!! Welcome to an original, Julie and the Phantoms bookish tag!! ??? Please excuse me for a moment while I just SCREAM INTO THE ABYSS about what an absolutely perfect show Julie and the Phantoms is.* Julie And The Phantoms GIF from Julieandthephantoms GIFs Yes, I watched this amazing show, not once, but TWICE during October (and once again…

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    Top 5 characters P-T

    Happy Tuesday bookworms!! Today’s top 5 Tuesday post is favourite characters whose names begin with the letters P-T. Acknowledging that this week is definitely out of control again. But next week should be FINE!! Even with 6 letters. Also… YOU CAN’T MAKE ME CHOOSE!! (Actually, I have dialled it back some… kind of… not really… maybe I should delete this…

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    The Birthday book tag

    Good morning bookworms! Happy birthday to me! I did this tag last year on my birthday, and I thought it would be fun to see what has changed!! The original creator of this tag is Antonia @ Always Books. Thanks Antonia, I hope you had a good birthday last month!! Also, we’re definitely using the cupcake dividers today!! BIRTHDAY CAKE…

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    April ’20 wrap-up

    Good morning bookworms! April… jeez… I’m glad that’s over!! The world is still in isolation… Am I doing anything productive?? Not really!! Let’s talk about what happened last month… I survived the O.W.L.s, and managed to hit all the prompts I needed in order to go for the careers I want for my N.E.W.T.s!! I almost missed Potions because I…

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    Top 5… cute romances

    Good morning bookworms! Today’s Top 5 Tuesday is cute romances! Honestly, this topic warms my cold, little soul. Partially because it’s now post-ANZAC day here and so it went from 20º days to 7º days in the span of a week, and partially because I have been reading so many adorable romance stories to keep me sane lately!! Top 5…

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    WWW Wednesday – 29 April 2020

    Good afternoon 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? So, I’ve had a WEEK since last Thursday. You may have noticed that I haven’t posted…

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    WWW… Thursday? – 23 April 2020

    Good afternoon 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? However, as you might have noticed, it’s currently Thursday on this side of the international date…

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    WWW Wednesday – 15 April 2020

    Good afternoon 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? I’m currently doing my OWLs (as per my TBR post)… and I finally read some books!!…

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    Top 11?… Authors: P-Z

    Good morning bookworms! Yes, I know, it’s supposed to be a Top 5, but this week had 6 letters (U-Z) AND I’m playing catch up with last week’s letters (P-T) because the blog was doing its 72 hour transfer to self-hosting thing, so I missed it!! As I mentioned before, I’m also going to try and not do the obvious…

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    Top 5… books that weren’t what I expected (+ bonus top 5)

    Good morning bookworms! Today’s Top 5 Tuesday is top 5 books that weren’t what I expected (in a good way). Plus, as an UNEXPECTED bonus (see what I did there?!) you’re also getting last week’s anticipated books for 2020 because I had drafted it, and forgot to schedule it. Top 5 Tuesday is hosted by the super lovely Shanah over…