Top 5 Tuesday: Books for Hufflepuffs!

Forgive me readers, for I have sinned. I've been in a major book slump and have been super slacking in February. I think I went so hard in January that I kind of fell off this month and have been feeling meh about everything I'm reading. It's gotten so bad that I've been going back and re-reading random parts of various books I've loved over the years because I just can't sink my teeth into anything these days. However, I've been slogging for a couple of weeks and it's high time I get back on the wagon and start reading some new books again!

However, today I wanted to participate in Top 5 Tuesday, a weekly meme hosted by Bionic Book Worm because today's topic is Top 5 books to give Hufflepuffs! As a loud and proud Hufflepuff myself, I couldn't resist the opportunity to participate in this weeks meme!

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Top 5 Tuesday: Badass Female Characters!

Ya'll, I can not get enough of this topic! One of the tropes I love the most in reading is women who overcome adversity - and in general, strong and amazing female leads. I don't know if it's just my general passion for women and their strength, or because the entertainment industry is so dominated by men. Either way, strong female characters are a MUST for me. It's so refreshing that there's so many to find in books these days, and I look forward to seeing more and more of this in the future. So, obviously, I couldn't pass up the opportunity to participate in this topic so you're getting TWO posts in ONE day! T5T is a weekly meme hosted by Bionic Book Worm where different topics are explored. if you haven’t checked out her weekly prompts you definitely should – they’re super fun!

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Thoughtful Thursdays: World Building!

So I've talked about a lot of different book topics on Thursday's, along with touching on kitchen essentials as well. As you all well know by now, my previous go-to genre, and one of my absolute favorites is Fantasy. Not all Fantasy novels are created equal though - some focus on strong character building or building worlds that are a little too contrived and artificial for me to get into. Obviously, none of these are realistic because that's what Fantasy is - but I like my worlds grounded in thought, I like my "rules of magic" to have consistency and not feel arbitrary. So, in the spirit of getting back to my roots, I thought I'd do a post about my favorite novels, with the best world building!

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