• All packing has been done, I don’t think I’ve forgotten anything but we’ll soon see😂
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Now for a nice relax with my favourite person tonight💕
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There’s a new post up for the Needlemouse blog tour too (Link in bio✌🏻)
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There should be plenty more posts going up whilst I’m away 🙊
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  • Another lovely weekend passes by. This one filled with Lego building, food and watching the new series of Stranger Things💕
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I adore Steve. He’s such a sweetheart.
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Tonight I’m curling up with my next read and tomorrow I’m being cooked for- I know, very lucky🙊
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There’s a new post up all about my last read as part of the Blog Tour!
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What’s your favourite thing to cook?
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#blog #blogger #book #bookblogger #bookish #bookreview #blogtour #bookstagram #bookstagrammer #bloggersofinstagram #davidmogogodhunter #suyidaviesokingbowa
  • Just under a week till holiday number one begins and I’m starting to look at what I’m taking with me 🙊
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This little red number is definitely coming!💃🏻
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After a tiring day I’m spending the evening on the couch with a book and wine...definitely need wine😂
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Question: are you a super prepared packer orrr are you a throw it all in the morning you go kinda person? 🤔
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  • So June was an amazing reading month! And a pretty great month in general.
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I went away with my favourite person, went to some bookish events and ate a lot of wonderful food💕
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And we finally got sun! What’s your go to ‘summer read’?
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The full wrap up is on my blog (link in bio✌🏻) and there’s also a little fun post about some books I think Hufflepuffs would enjoy💛
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  • I spent all last night and all this morning binge watching The Dragon Prince after seeing @bookswithchloe recommend it. All I can say is I need season three😍
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The rest of today will be spent photo taking in prep for going on holiday!
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I finally have a TBR for it too...and I’m going to work on one for the NEWTS read-a-thon👏🏻
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There’s an unboxing of the @fairyloot June Broody Banter box now up on my blog (link in bio✌🏻)
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It’s my favourite box to date!
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Have you ever used any bookish sub boxes? Is there another I need to try?
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  • #AD - Gifted
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I’m having a much needed day of rest today!
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Hay fever is no joke but at the same time sooo ridiculous. I mean I’m allergic to grass and trees when you think about it😂
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Tomorrow I have a full day of post writing planned until my favourite person gets home💕
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There’s another new review up of Once & Future up on my blog (link in bio✌🏻)
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Spoiler - I loved it.
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  • #AD - Gifted
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In full holiday prep mode but I cannot for the life of me pick what books to take!
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I have a few ideas and two holidays...help!
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I’m also going to try and do ARC August this year. Wish me luck🤞🏻
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There’s also a review of this amazing book up on my blog (link in bio✌🏻)
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My Dark Vanessa is now an all time favourite of mine and is due to be published in 2020!🙊
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  • I said there were a lot of reviews currently up on my blog (link in bio✌🏻)
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I adored The Star-Touched Queen. It was magical, dark and full of the most beautiful writing😍
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  • I had a wonderful evening with my favourite families eating so much amazing food and drinking all of the gin💕
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Seriously, I mean all the gin😂
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There’s a fair few reviews up on my blog at the moment (link in bio✌🏻)
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One of which is for The Man with the Twisted Lip by Arthur Conan Doyle - what a fab little story!
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  • After a lovely little night out eating lots of cheese, drinking and even ending up in a pub quiz I’m now I’m my lazy clothes having laptop time💕
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Alllll the prep is being done for before I go on holiday😂
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There’s a new review up of Norroway Volume One (Link in my bio✌🏻)
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#bookstagrammer #bookstagram #bloggersofinstagram #bookish #bookblogger #blogger #bookworm #graphicnovels #comics #bookshelf #bookaholic #datenight
  • #AD - Gifted
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I’ve spent most of my night binge watching Titans. I think I’ve found a new favourite show😍
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It’s everything I love about the Titans but soooo much darker!
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There’s also a new review up on my blog (link in bio✌🏻)
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I didn’t think I could get so emotional over a children’s book😂
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Books Top 5 Wednesday

Top 5 Wednesday: Books You Didn’t Get to In 2017

January 15, 2018

What is Top 5 Wednesday?

Top 5 Wednesday is a weekly book meme hosted by Sam of Thoughts on Tomes on YouTube. Here is the link for the Goodreads group where you can find the list of topics and such. 

This weeks topic is: Books You Didn't Get to In 2017

1.Name of The Wind by Patrick Rothfuss

I've said to myself for years that I want to read this. I know it's one that I'm going to love but I just haven't yet got to it. I think it's the size that intimidates me. Particularly at the moment with Uni, large books have been put on hold in favour of getting through my required reading. I might try and participate in a Tome Topple readathon (hosted by Sam of Thoughts on Tomes) to get through this one this year. 

You can find the Goodreads page here

2. This Savage Song by V.E Schwab

I read and adored the books of the Shades of Magic series in 2017 and promised myself that I was going to read all of V.E Schwab's backlist. That didn't happen...so I plan on doing it within 2018. 

I have a review for A Gathering of Shadows here

I have a review for A Conjuring of Light here

You can find the Goodreads page here

3. Geekerella by Ashley Poston

So many people told me to read this in 2017... I wanted to be one of them alas. I never got to it. I think Fi (fabulous blog here) and Kimi (equally fabulous book blog here) are liable to hunt me down if I don't read this soon... 

You can find the Goodreads page here

4. The Book Thief by Marcus Zusak

The Book Thief is such a highly acclaimed novel now and I just need to get to it. I know I'm going to love it. It's set in a period of history I'm incredibly interested in and have been for years. I will have read this by the end of 2018. 

You can find the Goodreads page here

5. The Night Circus by Erin Morgernstern

After reading Caraval by Stephanie Garber (review here) I wanted all the circus literature...and I read none of the circus literature. Okay thats a slight lie, I read Freeks by Amanda Hocking (review here) but the one that I kept telling myself I was going to read was the Night Circus. And I didn't... this year...this year...

You can find the Goodreads page here

Please hold me accountable and make sure I read these!

What books didn't you get to in 2017? Do you plan to read them this year?

Thank-you for reading,

Katie x 

  • Reply
    Kristina
    January 15, 2018 at 10:28 pm

    Same for the night circus! However I tried but it was simply too complicated and I was too lost of what was going on in the middle of it only xD soo I didn’t finished it and placed it back onto my tbr; someday, I’ll finish it!!

    • Reply
      Katie - A Novel Idea
      January 15, 2018 at 10:38 pm

      This was me with Withering Heights! However, I’m determined to read more Classics this year. I’m going to be joining in with the Bronte 200 book club this year…let’s see how well that goes!

      Katie x

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