Are My Goodreads Recommendations Accurate?

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I’ve spent an increasing amount of time on Goodreads at the moment. Naturally, as i’m not working and spending more time reading and on my laptop than ever, i’ve found myself scrolling through people’s read lists, looking and my recommendations and honestly just having a look how well i did on previous years challenges.

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Goodreads Challenges (Blogmas)

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This year was my first year attempting to complete a reading challenge. I’ve always had some kind of idea of how many books i’d like to read in a year, and have always tried my best to beat last years achievements. However, 2017 is the first year in which i have added a challenge to my Goodreads and properly tracked my progress.

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Goodreads and NetGalley (Blogmas)

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As i’m sure most of you are aware, there has been a massive uproar within the book blogging community that centers around Goodreads and NetGalley. Both of these platforms have started to make it even more difficult for any bloggers outside of the U.S to acquire books for review, pushing aside many, many book bloggers around the world.

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Top 5 2017 Goals

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It’s the first Top 5 Wednesday of the month! This weeks topic is the goals that we want to achieve in 2017. These can be blog or channel goals, reading goals or even personal goals. The possibilities are endless on this post! I was planning to make a ‘bookish resolutions’ post at some point, but maybe that information is better off in here. I have few goals i want to achieve this year with the blog and reading, so here they are.

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Top 5 Series’ That Got Worse Each Season/Book

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This week is a little different as it is open to TV as well as books and I thought I would take up that opportunity and make this post a mixture between the two (I say, adding only one TV show). We have all experienced the feeling of picking up a book or starting a show and it’s brilliant and when you find out it’s a series, even better. Until you start to read or watch the next one and it all begins to snowball downhill… Here’s five of my choices!

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Top 5 Favourite Villains

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I’ve been really excited about this particular topic as I love finding interesting villains who are brilliant characters. There’s nothing better than reading a book and finding the villain to be just as interesting (if not more) than the protagonist and the heroes of the story. Normally, my first choice would be Bellatrix (I could write a whole post on her alone) but I’m going to be avoiding Harry Potter characters for this week as I want to mention some who maybe aren’t as obvious.

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Top 5 Books I Want To Re-Read

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This weeks Top 5 Wednesday post is the five books that i want to re-read the most. I have never been a lover of re-reading books unless i’m absolutely obsessed with them, i don’t see the point in revisiting stories unless you really really want to. But there are some books that i will re-read over and over again and still love. Here are the books that i currently want to re-read.

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