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    Top 5 series I will start in 2023

    Hello friends!! Welcome to Top 5 Tuesday*!! This week’s topic is top 5 series I will start in 2023!! Umm, not sure about you all, but there are a few series on my shelves that I haven’t even started yet. And by ‘a few’… I mean lots. It’s quite embarrassing really. Why do I keep buying books in a series…

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    Top 5 books I will definitely* read in 2023

    Hello friends!! Welcome to Top 5 Tuesday#!! This week’s topic is top 5 books I will definitely* read in 2023!! * As per every year, by “definitely” we mean “maybe”. Because I never actually hold myself to account with these (and nor should you if you don’t want to). No promises made are a contractual obligation. The TBR police won’t…

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    Top 5 bookish resolutions for 2023

    Hello friends!! Welcome to Top 5 Tuesday!! This week’s topic is top 5 bookish resolutions for 2023!! You know how last week I said I really love doing the anticipated reads post because it shows me all the shiny new books that I want to buy?? Well I’ve decided that I hate the bookish resolutions post for the exact same…

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    Top 5 anticipated reads of Jan-Mar 2023

    Hello friends!! Welcome to Top 5 Tuesday!! This week’s topic is top 5 anticipated reads of Jan-Mar 2023!! YES!! I actually love doing these posts every quarter, because I get to look at all the shiny new books coming out ― and it’s literally the only time I let myself do this. Not because I’m punishing me, on a book…

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    Top 5 Tuesday topics: Jan-Mar 2023

    Hello bookworms!! Welcome to the Top 5 Tuesday topics post: Jan-Mar 2023!! Annoyingly, I wrote this post in mid-December for 2022, but then just got completely distracted by life. So let’s pretend this was still two weeks ago: On one hand I cannot wait for 2022 to be over. On the other hand, HOW is it 2023 already? It still…

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    Top 5 book covers of 2022

    Hello friends!! Welcome to Top 5 Tuesday!! This week’s topic is top 5 book covers of 2022!! YES ― we are in the last few weeks of 2022!! Honestly, as much as I have had some good things come to me this year, I am also very ready for it to be OVER. I just want a fresh slate to…

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    Top 5 books I meant to read in 2022

    Hello friends!! Welcome to Top 5 Tuesday!! This week’s topic is top 5 books I meant to read in 2022!! Let’s be honest, this is a LOOOOOONG list, not just 5 books. I meant to read a lot of my backlist this year. But… it didn’t happen. In fact, it’s likely I won’t even make my 2022 Goodreads goal for…

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    Top 5 books with AU royals

    Hello friends!! Welcome to Top 5 Tuesday!! This week’s topic is a FREEBIE, and I decided to do top 5 books with AU royals!! Yes, last week we did ‘books set in an alternate universe’, and while I was trying to tackle HOW exactly I would answer that, I considered doing books that are similar to our world, but have…

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    Top 5 books set in an alternate universe

    Hello friends!! Welcome to Top 5 Tuesday!! Last week’s topic was top 5 books set in an alternate universe!! I was having a hard time picking whether I do books that are similar to our world, but have 1 key difference, or books about actual alternate universes OR do I just do straight up fantasy?! DECISIONS, DECISIONS… However, I decided…

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    Top 5 books set in the future

    Friends!! HELLO!! Welcome to Top 5 Tuesday!! This week’s topic is top 5 books set in the future!! Speaking of things set in the future (but not really), I need to explain my completely unintentional absence hiatus from all things books. Including this amazing T5T community. Remember how I got that amazing promotion / job opportunity back in September? WELL……

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    Top 5 anticipated reads for Oct-Dec 2022

    Hello friends!! Welcome to Top 5 Tuesday!! This week’s topic is top 5 anticipated reads for Oct-Dec 2022! Not sure about you all, but I am moderately terrified that we’re in the last quarter of 2022. I’m pretty sure I say something similar every time we start a new month… but also, where did 2022 go?! Because I’m pretty sure…

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    Top 5 things a bookworm would NEVER do

    Hello friends!! Welcome to Top 5 Tuesday!! This week’s topic is top 5 things a bookworm would NEVER do!! This month has been all light-hearted, tongue-in-cheek topics (inspired by my TikTok doom-scrolling), and I hope everyone has been enjoying it as the small break I intended it for. Speaking of smol breaks, I inadvertently had one this month. I was…

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    Top 5 Tuesday topics: Oct-Dec 2022

    Hello bookworms!! Welcome to the Top 5 Tuesday topics post: Oct-Dec 2022!! I know what you’re thinking… these are so VERY late. I really should have put them up a month ago. But life has been weird. And it wasn’t until I went to check (on my own blog no less) what was coming up in July that I realised:…

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    Top 5 ways to catch a bookworm

    Hello friends!! Welcome to Top 5 Tuesday!! This week’s topic is top 5 ways to catch a bookworm!! September is the month for tongue-in-cheek topics (inspired by my TikTok doom-scrolling), and I hope everyone has been enjoying it for the laugh it is meant to be. A lot of bookworms that I know (including myself) are very introverted. And in…

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    Top 5 books with bones

    Hello friends!! Welcome to Top 5 Tuesday!! This week’s topic is top 5 books with bones!! Yes, we’re back on scavenger hunts ― and I’m happy to say these are the last lot until next year. Yes friends, it is the last week of August, which means that we have made it to the end of the last scavenger hunt…

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    Top 5 books with shields

    Hello friends!! Welcome to Top 5 Tuesday!! This week’s topic is top 5 books with shields!! Yes, we’re back on scavenger hunts ― and I’m happy to say these are the last lot until next year. Last week we had swords, so this week we’re doing shields. It’s a nice juxtaposition. At first I thought “oh, what have I done?!”…

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    Top 5 books with swords

    Hello friends!! Welcome to Top 5 Tuesday!! This week’s topic is top 5 books with swords!! Yes, we’re back on scavenger hunts ― and I’m happy to say these are the last lot until next year. Swords, I would say, could be an indicator or historical fiction, romance, or fantasy, so hopefully this will be a pretty easy week for…

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    Top 5 books with crowns

    Hello friends!! Welcome to Top 5 Tuesday!! This week’s topic is top 5 books with crowns!! Yes, we’re back on scavenger hunts ― and I’m happy to say these are the last lot until next year. Crowns are very symbolic of books about royalty… but also surprisingly dominant on books where they overthrow the monarchy. Particularly fantasy novels!! I had…

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    Top 5 books with keys

    Hello friends!! Welcome to Top 5 Tuesday!! This week’s topic is top 5 books with keys!! Yes, we’re back on scavenger hunts ― but I swear on my life, there will be no more until 2023!! After August that is. I’d like to give myself some credit on the synchronicity of the scavenger hunts. Last time we started with top…

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    Top 5 illustrated books

    Hello friends!! Welcome to Top 5 Tuesday!! This week’s topic is top 5 illustrated books!! The proviso being that ‘illustrations’ can include fancy chapter dividers, beautiful drop caps, multimedia written books, or pretty end pages. There is no need to limit yourself to picture books on this one. Like most kids, picture books played a huge part of my childhood.…

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    Top 5 magic systems

    Hello friends!! Welcome to Top 5 Tuesday!! This week’s topic is top 5 magic systems!! Of course, if you don’t read fantasy books, then you are more than welcome to take a *freebie* this week. Not sure about everyone else, but I find some magic systems a bit of a miss… and some are fine, but never really explained that…

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    Top 5 books set at school

    Hello friends!! Welcome to Top 5 Tuesday!! This week’s topic is top 5 books set at school!! Hilariously, I don’t actually think anyone is at school at the moment. I stand corrected that the northern hemisphere is still on summer break, and even in Australia most schools are on their two-week winter break this week. So… I guess I just…

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    Top 5 anticipated reads for Jul-Sep 2022

    Hello friends!! Welcome to Top 5 Tuesday!! This week’s topic is top 5 anticipated reads for Jul-Sep 2022! Semi related, but I spent this past weekend building an actual database of everyone who I have ever discovered (and linked back to) who has done a Top 5 Tuesday topic. Which means, I will be able to come and visit blogs…

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    Top 5 books of 2022… so far

    Hello bookworms!! Welcome to Top 5 Tuesday!! This week’s topic is top 5 books of 2022… so far! I don’t know about you all, but I am having a HARD TIME wrapping my brain around the fact that we are halfway through the year already. Like, how is it the end of June 2022?! My tiny little brain cannot fathom…