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    2020 challenges and goals

    Good morning bookworms! Welcome to my rant post where I’ll be discussing all the things I want to accomplish this year, while simultaneously whining about how I signed up for too many things last year, and oh yeah, I still haven’t read a book yet in 2020.* As per 2019, I have signed up to a LOT of challenges for 2020. And by that I mean, more than I can cope with. HUZZAH!! 🎉 So, we’ll do a quick challenge overview, talk about how I’m going to tackle this each…

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    2019 challenge wrap-up

    Good morning bookworms! Welcome to the 2019 challenge wrap-up! I’ll have another post with all my 2020 challenges in together as well. Goodreads Read 120 of 90 books. While I did finish my challenge in October. I finished my secret challenge (of 100 books) in November! (I actually read 122 books this year but Goodreads has erased Memento by Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff from its catalogue, and I also read a beta novel this year.) Beat the Backlist I read 57 of 50 backlist books during 2019. Not all…

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    November ’19 challenge wrap-up

    Good morning bookworms! Welcome to the November challenge wrap-up!! Goodreads Read 102 of 90 books. While I did finish my challenge in October, I finished my secret challenge (of 100 books) in November. All in all, a good reading year, and with a month still to go! Beat the Backlist Read 49 of 50 books. Uhhh… reminder to me to read one more in December!! (There is a column on the original list where I have marked off the books I have read.) Beat the Backlist Epic Reading Bingo I…

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    October ’19 challenge wrap-up

    Good morning bookworms! Welcome to the September/October challenge wrap-up!! Also known as the post where each month I go “CRAP! I forgot to check what Sophie’s prompt is for the Ultimate Reading Challenge this month” and then try and retrofit my errors into something that works… 😓 Goodreads Read 92 of 90 books. I finished my challenge in October!! SUCCESS!!!! Beat the Backlist Read 47 of 50 books. (There is a column on the original list where I have marked off the books I have read.) Beat the Backlist Epic…

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    August '19 challenge wrap-up

    Good morning bookworms! Welcome to the August challenge wrap-up!! Also known as the post where each month I go “CRAP! I forgot to check what Sophie’s prompt is for the Ultimate Reading Challenge this month” and then try and retrofit my errors into something that works… 😓 Goodreads Read 71 of 90 books. Definitely on track!! (And no, this doesn’t count the beta I read this year…) Beat the Backlist Read 42 of 50 books. (There is a column on the original list where I have marked off the books…

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    July '19 challenge wrap-up

    Good morning bookworms! I have been a bad blogger!! Kind of… I mean, I’ve been busy this week, and I’ve come to the very end of all my pre-written, scheduled posts… so I missed a couple of posts this week!! But I’m also trying hard not to kick myself for this as well!! Book Ending Summer ’19 and Tidyathon During the month of July I participated in Book Ending Summer, and Tidyathon! Clo @ Book Dragons and Sam @ Fictionally Sam did a fabulously amazing job organising #BookEndingSummer, and I did…

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    June '19 challenge wrap-up

    Good morning bookworms! Uhhhh, it would appear that I just didn’t do a challenge wrap-up for May… Classic Meeghan! Challenge wrap-ups are the post where I discern how badly I am going at each of the ELEVEN challenges I signed up for at the start of the year… (sign up posts part 1 and part 2) WHHYYYYY??? If you’re after my monthly reading wrap-up click HERE, and if you’re after my haul, click HERE. *PHEW!* All of the updates below will be my progress as at midnight 30 June 2019. Goodreads…

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    April '19 challenge wrap-up

    Sooooooooo… my eleven challenges… (sign up posts part 1 and part 2) This is my March recap on how I’m going against them.  If you’re after my monthly reading wrap-up click HERE, and if you’re after my haul, click HERE. *PHEW!* All of the updates below will be my progress as at midnight 28 February 2019. Goodreads Read 44 of 90 books. (So close to halfway!!) Beat the Backlist Read 33 of 50 books. (There is a column on the original list where I have marked off the books I have…

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    March '19 challenge wrap-up

    Good morning bookworms! A-HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA, remember how organised I was at the start of the year? I had my posting schedule payed out, I was weeks ahead with my posts! I even had spreadsheets that I was keeping up to date with everything including page numbers and Goodreads links! And now here we are in April and my life is falling to pieces. (I mean, that’s a slight exaggeration, but you get the picture!) Because eleven challenges (sign up posts part 1 and part 2) clearly weren’t enough for me, you would…

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    February '19 challenge wrap-up

    Good morning bookworms! Sooooooooo… my eleven challenges… (sign up posts part 1 and part 2) This is my February recap on how I’m going against them.  If you’re after my monthly reading wrap-up click HERE, and if you’re after my haul, click HERE. *PHEW!* All of the updates below will be my progress as at midnight 28 February 2019. Goodreads Read 23 of 90 books. Beat the Backlist Read 17 of 50 books. (I have added another column to the original list and marked off the books I have read.) Beat…

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    Emergency Contact – Mary H. K. Choi

    Release date: 8 January 2019 Goodreads link Book Depository link Rating Emergency Contact blurb: For Penny Lee high school was a total nonevent. Her friends were okay, her grades were fine, and while she’d somehow landed a boyfriend, they never managed to know much about each other. Now Penny is heading to college in Austin, Texas, to learn how to become a writer. It’s seventy-nine miles and a zillion light-years away from everything she can’t wait to leave behind. Sam’s stuck. Literally, figuratively, emotionally, financially. He works at a cafĂ©…

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    January '19 challenge wrap-up

    Good morning bookworms! Sooooooooo… my eleven challenges… (sign up posts part 1 and part 2) This is my January recap on how I’m going against them.  If you’re after my reading wrap-up click HERE, and if you’re after my haul, click HERE. *PHEW!* All of the updates below will be my progress as at midnight 31 January 2019. NEWTs Read-a-thon I’m putting my NEWTs first because this isn’t a monthly check-in. I won’t post the whole table because it’s HUGE. Just the subjects that I passed with the books I read!…

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    Other 2019 challenges that I may have signed up for…

    Good morning bookworms! Remember when I was all “ARGHHH!! EIGHT IS TOO MANY CHALLENGES!!!!”? Welllllll, you see, I might have signed up for three more. (Because I am CLEARLY an idiot…) Year of the Asian The first extra reading challenge is called Year of the Asian and hosted by: Lily from Sprinkles of Dreams Vicky from Vicky Who Reads CW from The Quiet Pond, and Shelea from Shut Up, Shelea. This one goes all year, and the premise is to read as many books written by Asian authors as you can, and because I have scared myself into failing ALL…