Miscellaneous Magic: Happy 3rd Blogiversary, H&WR!

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Can you believe it’s been three whole years?

That’s right! Today is Hail & Well Read’s 3rd blogiversary, and it’s so exciting! If you’d asked me three years ago where I thought my blog would be, I wouldn’t have possibly guessed here. And yet, that’s exactly where we are, and I couldn’t be more delighted!

And even better, today is for celebrating. I’ll be answering your questions from the post I set up a couple weeks ago, just for this purpose, and I’ll be revealing the winner of my giveaway! How much more exciting can it get?

(The answer is very, provided you are excited about bunnies. 👀)

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Top 5 Tuesday || Summer Reads

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We’re teetering on the edge of summer, and it’s time to get those seasonal TBRs ready!

I’ll admit that I’m actually not great at crafting a seasonal TBR. Mostly, I organize my reading based on ARC review deadlines and which books have been sitting on my shelf the longest (or which ones are demanding my attention the loudest). But Shanah @ Bionic Bookworm Blog decided that today’s T5T is for celebrating summer reads, so what do you know?

It’s about to get summery as hell here. Might want to go grab a beach towel and some sunscreen before you start, okay?

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2020, Here We Come! || Blog Resolutions

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Listen, even if this year’s resolutions didn’t go so swimmingly, we’re headed toward a whole new year, and more importantly, a whole new decade! We might as well set some goals worth achieving, and see how it shakes out in the new year, right?

So here’s where I hope The Words Gremlin is going, and a little bit about where we’ve been.

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Top 5 Tuesday || Books I’d Like for Christmas

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We’re a week and some away from Christmas, Shanah @ Bionic Bookworm Blog has decided today’s the best day to share the five books at the top of my wishlist! We’ll see if my family gets me any of these, or if they just turn me loose with a B&N gift card instead. 😂

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Top 5 Tuesday || Books I Didn’t Get to in 2019

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We’re all guilty of having a TBR pile we just can’t seem to reach the bottom of. Here’s a few of the books I didn’t manage to read this year, books that are getting bumped up to the front of my list, thanks to Shanah @ Bionic Bookworm Blog deciding that today’s T5T topic would force me to think about what I’ve had to cut from my schedule!

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Top 5 Tuesday || Spooky Atmospheres

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Top 5 Tuesday has been a little slow this month here at The Words Gremlin, if only because spooky season is mostly not my thing (and because the two other prompts this month were for booktube and audiobooks, neither of which my brain allows me to consume without CONSTANT DISTRACTION 😩). Atmosphere, though, is, and Shanah @ Bionic Bookworm Blog has made sure today’s prompt is perfect for Halloween sitting just around the corner!

So let’s get spooky, shall we?

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Top 5 Tuesday || Fall Reading Recommendations

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Fall is here at last (not that it really feels like it yet), and what better way to celebrate than book recs? Thankfully, Shanah @ Bionic Bookworm Blog decided that was a perfect T5T prompt for today, and if you poke through all kinds of posts today, I suspect your fall TBR will be all set for the moment cooler weather arrives!

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