Series I WILL complete this year!!!


I’ve just realised my first essay is due in less then 10 days. I haven’t even started it yet. I barely know what I’m doing. Suffice to say I’m feeling quite anxious about it all.

Am I going to start now? Well, I have tried but the creative and motivational juices just aren’t flowing. I’ll be more productive when I’m back at uni with a large supply of energy drinks and not on my dads couch with my two little siblings screaming in the next room.

And so. To make me feel somewhat productive, I’m continuing on with scheduling some posts and so today I’m going to be talking about some series I’m determined to finish this year!

I was super happy with how many series I managed to complete last year. Can’t remember the exact number off the top of my head right now, also can’t be bothered to look, but I’m hoping to do the same this year!

Brown Sisters by Talia Hibbert

I started this series last year and I am so annoyed that I couldn’t squeeze in the final book, Act Your Age Eve Brown. I’ve really enjoyed this series so far and the third book seems like it’s going to be super fun what with Eve being the chaotic youngest daughter and the book seemingly having grumpy/sunshine dynamic.

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Currently reading way too many books // December TBR


It’s been one of those days today. And by “one of those days” I mean I was on my bedroom floor crying this morning all because it was Derek’s last episode in Criminal Minds and named his fictional son after Spencer.

To make myself feel better I’ve eaten some Terry’s white chocolate orange (top tier) and plan on eating the rest of my ice-cream later. I also thought I’d talk about some books I’m gonna be hopefully reading this month!

So I’m currently read four books. Don’t ask me why. I don’t know how this happened. I was just very excited about starting all of these that I somehow did it all at once. Because I’m anticipating a busy month, I’ll be happy if I just finish these.

The Coldest Touch by Isabel Sterling – I’m only on chapter two but I’m already intrigued. Sapphic vampire’s have been all the range this year and I’ve not read enough of them at all. I enjoyed Sterling’s previous novels and look forward to continuing on with this one.

Homie by Danez Smith – After spending the first half of the semester reading poetry I liked one of those poets enough to read anything else by them. I read one collection of theirs already but had to wait for my hold to become available at the library.

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Anthologies: multiple stories for the price of one // TBR & Reccomendations

Hi, hey, hello 👋

I’m a bit drunk and merry. I’m flying home in two and a half weeks and I need to get my alcohol tolerance levels up or else I’m going to die when I get back. (Peer pressure doesn’t come from people your age, but people twice you’re age).

Despite the fact that I went out for a couple with my friend tonight, I still am here to talk to you about Anthologies!!

Over the last year and a bit I’ve found a new love for anthologies and I’ve fallen in love with them. Because of that, I thought today I’d talk a bit about the one’s I’ve enjoyed, and the one’s I really want to read.

Anothologies I’ve read and enjoyed

Together, Apart

Listen, I know none of us really want to re-live last year, we’re all doing our best to forget 2020 even existed but … I still think you should read this anthology.

This is a collection of romance stories set in Covid times, with characters meeting in unique ways during lockdown.

Does it romanticise a period that was rough for most people? Sure, but I feel like this is a good way to relive the not-so-bad bits.

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10 books to read before the end of the year :))

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I am currently reading my 90th book of the year. I set my Goodreads goal at 40 books for the year and thought that was aiming too high and here I am, nearly 50 books over that goal.

Since there’s still a month and a bit left in the year, I’m aiming high and am going to try and reach 100 books! Maybe I’m being slightly optimistic but I think I can do it. It’s ten books in a month and a half. Should be easy.

With that in mind, I figured I’d share what ten books I’m aiming to read by the end of the year. There’s a good chance these get swapped out for others down the road, especially with me still having things to read for uni, but right now these are my top priority.

In Other Lands by Sarah Rees Brennan – I keep getting drawn to this book, staring at it longingly from where it sits on my window sill. I really do want to read it, the only problem is that this book is chunky, and chunky books scare me even when I know I’m going to love it.

The Coldest Touch by Isabel Sterling – This is one of the new releases that’s kind of gone under the radar for me this year and that’s unacceptable. I really loved Sterling’s debut witchy novel so I’m excited to see what she has in store with vampires.

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Books I wish I’d read this Halloween👻

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So Halloween has come and gone with me writing exactly 0 posts for the occasion. #FakeBookBlogger. It’s not like I can use the excuse of “I was just so busy reading Halloween themed books, I didn’t have the time”. No, I’ve just generally not been very festive during the years Spooky Season which is honestly sad.

had to include this somewhere.

I spent my Hallween weekend watch all thee Fear Street movies with my housemate on Friday night. If you haven’t watched them yet, you’re missing out. Theyre so good!! I do recommend watching all three in one go though. Saturday I was working and Sunday I was back on the couch with my housemates watching movies again, this time Scary Movie and the not so Halloween-ey Burlusque.

I also didn’t read any spooky books, so today I come to you with five books I kind of wish I’d been able to read for Halloween :))

The Taking of Jake Livingston by Ryan Douglass

Does this book cover not just scream Halloween? I mean the colours, the ghostly hands reaching out and the terrified look in the eyes of who I’m guessing is Jake Livingston.

The Taking of Jake Livingston is said to Get Out vibes, and the tag line says that this is a horror story where survival isn’t guaranteed as it follows Jake, one of the only black boys at his school. Not only that but Jake can see ghosts and when he meets Sawyer, a troubled teen who killed six of his classmates and then himself who is set on revenge, things get complicated for Jake as everything he knows about the rules of ghosts is thrown out the windows.

It’s no secrete that I am weak for stories where the characters can see ghosts in some way or another so this is right up my alley.I actually was accepted for an ARC of this book this month and was holding out hope that I’d be able to pick it up, but of course that wasn’t the case.

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I’m physically incapable of reading everything and I’m sad // August TBR

Hi and hello, happy Friday.

I’m in a “I want to read everything right this instant” mood this month it seems which you would think would be a good thing but it’s not because I am physically incapable of reading everything at once which leads to me being like “well what do I want to read first?”. This is a hard question to answer which makes deciding my August TBR challenging too.

I’ve decided to give it a try though. I’m going to talk about my three current reads. Yes, three! And then from there I’ll narrow the books down at bit more. Don’t hold me to sticking to this TBR though.

My current reads:

Mark of the Wicked by Georgia Bowers – The Blog Tour for this book is fast approaching and I’m only 20% of the way through this book. Me leaving the ARCs I most need to read until the very last minute is becoming a habit that I need to get out of.

I’m unsure on this one so far. The thing I’m liking most is the main character and how she’s coming off as a bit of an anti-hero. She has magic and actually uses it for her own gain and to (minorly) hurt other people which is a really interesting take that I’m enjoying.

The Indigo Spell by Richelle Mead – I’m now onto the third book of the Bloodlines series and it’s a weird one. I really don’t think this spin-off is anywhere near as strong as the original Vampire Acadmey series in terms of plot. For me it’s the characters that are keeping me reading.

My Dark Vanessa by Kate Elizabeth Russell – I didn’t expect to pick this up this month, it was a bit of an impromptu decision but I’m happy with it. I’m not very far in due to the fact that this is the third book that I’m reading, but I think when I start getting into it I’ll fly through.

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☀Books I need to read this summer☀

Hey and howdy, happy Friday!!

Welp. I wore shorts to work for the first time this week and the temperature has been reaching highs of 37*C which can mean only one thing … It’s Summer Time baby!!

I’m officially done with school now so really my only responsibilities are working on the weekend. This leaves a whole lot of time for reading which I plan on capitalising 100%.

Today I bring to you six books, plus a series which I’m hoping to read this summer. I do have a hand written list which is a smidge (a lot) longer, but these are the main ones I’m hoping to get to!

Opposite of Always by Justin A. Reynolds

I haven’t even skimmed over the first page and I only have a bare understanding of the plot but I’m getting really good vibes from this book.

Opposite of Always is a YA contemporary novel with a twist as it follows two teenagers in love, but when one of them dies the other is somehow transported back in time to before the death. How the time travel happens, how one of them dies, I have no clue, but I’m really excited to find out!

As well as the good vibes, I am getting feeling that I’ll be bawling my eyes out at some point.

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Books I’ll probably be re-reading soon :)

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This year I’ve re-read more books then I was planning to. I love re-reading books and going back to the stories I’m so fond of, but I was really trying to find new things to love this year.

So far 15 books out of the 50 I’ve read have been re-reads and they’ve all brought me joy, and so I’m saying screw you to my original plans.

Here are 5 more I’m planning on reading for a second time sooner rather then later:

I just said above that re-reading books brings me joy, and yet these three books are all kind of depressing in their own ways 😂 Oh well.

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Please keep giving me all the f/f romances 💕

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I took my mum for her Covid Vaccine today and I have never been so jealous watching a person be stabbed in the arm before. I want it!

Besides from being jealous, today I come to you to talk about some F/F romances I’ve added to my TBR recently and am super hyped for!

We’ve come leaps and bounds when it comes to LGBTQ+ fiction but I feel like sometimes f/f stories are overshadowed by popular m/m books. I in no way want to take away from the importance of those stories, I just want to show a little love to the Sapphic books too, which I’m happy to see are slowly becoming just as hyped!!

The Lost Girls by Sonia Hartl

After the vampire craze of the early 2010’s which left us all burnt out and fed up with books and shows about blood-suckers, I’m happy to say I’m back on board. This is evident by the fact that I read the entire Vampire Academy series last month and can be found scrolling the Twilight Renaisance tag in the early hours of the morning.

What I’m really loving at the minute though is fresh and fun takes on vampire stories and The Lost Girls seems like it’s going to be just that.

Right from the bat we have the tag line of “it’s John Tucker Must Die with a feminist girl gang of vampires” which has me hooked. I’m getting really good vibes from this book already, and I’m excited to read it a soon as!

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It’s Pride Month Bitches🌈// June TBR

Helloo, happy Monday :))

So I more or less had a TBR planned and ready and then I realised it was June, meaning it was pride month.

I’m not saying I only read LGBTQ+ books in July for pride, but I do try and give extra focus to books with LGBTQ+ representation, especially this year because usually I’m swamped with school but I have more time on my hands then normal now.

Anyways, remembering what month we were about to be in, I took a look at my planned TBR and … it turns out more or less all the books I wanted to read were LGBTQ+ book so literally nothing needed changing😂

The first book on my TBR was going to be I Was Born for This by Alice Oseman but … I finished reading that before writing this so we’re going to have to wait till July to find out my thoughts and feelings … or until I write a review. IDK yet.

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