2020

Hi all!

Since it’s the end of the year, which still doesn’t feel real, I thought I’d look back on my reading year with a survey.

I’ve adapted this from questions for Cait at paper fury. It looked like fun and the pie chats looked so cute. You will be glad to know that I found a way to simplify the pie chart making process, and now have a spreadsheet which I fill in throughout the year and it automatically makes the charts yay!!

Also this is for the all books I’ve read in 2020 so not all where released this year.

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Quarterly Check-in

Hello,

2020 is offical over! I am sure we are all thrilled about this. Since we have started a new year I thought give a little update my reading challenges and overall stats for the fourth and final quarter of 2020.

Also there are pie charts! Yay for charts!

These stats look at all the books I’ve read so far in 2020, with a little disclaimer that not all the books have been released in 2020.

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2021 Reading Challenges & Goals

Hello,

Thank god it is finally the end of 2020! What a disaster of a year, which I am sure we are glad to see the back of. I didn’t do all the well at sticking to my goals — in particular not buying books — but yet it was a horrible and stressful year so I’m not being too hard on myself.

So, since it’s only fitting, I thought I’d share with you my goals and challenges for 2021.

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Secret Plunge







Author: Jasmin Miller

First Published: 23 July 2020

Rating: 4 out of 5.





“Sometimes we have to chose the wrong partner first to be able to tell who the right one is. To find our soul’s true mate.”   

I will start by saying that I was given an ARC copy in exchange for an honest review. These opinions are my own. Thank you so much to Jasmin for sending a copy my way!

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Blog Tour: A Golden Fury






Author: Samantha Cohoe

Publisher: Wednesday Books

First Published: 13 October 2020

Rating: 4 out of 5.

 







“If alchemy was our religion, then we were its priests. We held the power, and we would reap the rewards, but the burdens were ours alone.”

I will start by saying that I was given an ARC copy in exchange for an honest review. These opinions are my own. Thank you so much Meghan Harrington and team at Wednesday Books for sending a copy my way. I am very thankful for be part of this Blog Tour. 

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Quarterly Check-in

Hello,

Oh my god I cannot believe that we are in October already. And what a weird start to the year we have all had. Since we have moved into October — my favourite month! — I thought give a little update my reading challenges and overall stats for the third quarter of the year.

Also there are pie charts! Yay for charts!

These stats look at all the books I’ve read so far in 2020, with a little disclaimer that not all the books have been released in 2020.

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N.E.W.T.s Magical Readathon 2020 TBR

Hello,

This year marks the third year of the N.E.W.T.s readathon which is hosted on BookTube by G from Book Roast. It’s a month long Harry Potter themed readathon where each for each book you read, will go towards your N.E.W.T exams. This is a continuation of the O.W.L.s readathon which happened in April.

This will be the last of the N.E.W.T.s. Given the near constant derogatory comments J.K Rowling has made towards the trans community G has decided that she will no longer continue with the O.W.L.s and N.E.W.T.s. I commend G’s decision as the comments made were horrible and honestly not things I believe should be said. It’s 2020 you would think and hope that as a society we would’ve reach an overall point of acceptance for all minority groups and it pains me to see that this is not the case. 

At this stage it looks like G is planning for the magical readathon will be back in 2021 but with a new magical universe that she’s created. I have no doubt that it will be amazing. G is a seriously creative person—you just have to look at the career guides she created to know that—so I’m exciting to see what will happen.

Unlike with the O.W.L.s were you are only required to complete one book per subject, in the N.E.W.Ts you may be required to read multiple books per subject to prove your skill. Each subject in the N.E.W.Ts will contain three prompts, each for a specified grade. The grades are Acceptable (A), Exceeded Expectations (E) and Outstanding (O).

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Quarterly Check-in

Hello,

Oh my god I cannot believe that we are in July already. And what a weird start to the year we have all had. Since we have moved into July I thought give a little update my reading challenges and overall stats for the second quarter of the year.

Also there are pie charts! Yay for charts!

These stats look at all the books I’ve read so far in 2020, with a little disclaimer that not all the books have been released in 2020.

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June Romanceopoly TBR

Hello,

I am here today with my next Romanceopoly TBR. The board is getting pretty full which is going to make it interesting. One side only has one prompt left.

Like the name suggests, it’s romanced themed Monopoly game which is designed to get you to explore a range of different sub genres. Each neighbourhood has been replaced by a genre and each street has a unique challenge within that genre. Although, some neighbourhoods are a little more diverse and offer a melting pot of different genres to delve into.

The challenge is hosted by the ladies over at PeaceLoveBooksxo and Under the Covers Book Blog. For all the information about the challenge and recommendations can be found at the Romanceopoly website.

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Romanceopoly Readathon TBR

Hello,

The lovely ladies over at Romanceopoly have announced the round 1 readathon for the Romanceopoly challenge. The goal of the readathon is to catch up on any challenges if you are a bit behind.

The readathon is taking place from April 27 to May 3.

The readathon is hosted by the ladies over at PeaceLoveBooksxo and Under the Covers Book Blog. For all the information about the challenge and recommendations can be found at the Romanceopoly website.

On to my TBR!

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