WWW Wednesday August 1, 2018


It is time for WWW Wednesday, my favorite meme! The gracious Sam from Taking On a World of Words continues to host even when she is on vacation! So, without further adieu, I give you…

What Did I Just Finished Reading?


I had a doozie of a week! Thanks to the Dewey’s 24 Hour (Reverse) Readathon I had a fire lit under me and I made reading a priority all week long. If you want to see how very poorly and erroneously my participation was you can read about it here. The above are the physical fiction books I read this week. The standouts are, hands down, Circe by Madeline Miller which I gushed about here and The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry by Gabrielle Zevin which I reviewed here. I also enjoyed Surprise Me by Sophie Kinsella and that review will be up on Saturday.

As for audiobooks, I finished Stuff Matters by Mike Miodownik and loved it. If you are looking for a non-fiction book narrated in a crisp British accent that uses everyday objects to explain quantum mechanics this one is for you. I will give this gem a more thorough review in my Non-Fiction Friday segment soon.

I am also on the hunt for more Graphic Novels for my Sunday Comics section. I read The Cardboard Kingdom by Chad Sell. It was a sweet short story graphic novel about accepting yourself and others through cosplay. I checked out Robot Dreams by Sara Aaron. And, finally, I got my hands on the second in a children’s series I love called Mighty Jack and the Goblin King by Ben Hatke.

What am I Currently Reading?


This week I continue to journey through The Two Towers. I am approximately one-third of the way through the book and still enjoying it. Those Ents, even though they are a favorite of mine from the movies, take forever to make a decision and that passage slowed me down. But, I plan to get back to around 20 pages a day.

I am also in the middle of both the graphic novel The Sandman Vol 1, Preludes and Nocturns by Neil Gaiman and the middle-grade book, Black Panther the Young Prince by Ronald L. Smith. Finally, just this morning I started listening to the audiobook of Homey Don’t Play That: The Story of In Living Color and the Black Comedy Revolution by David Peisner.

What Will I Read Next


I need to read a western for my Read Harder Challenge and instead of a cowboy perspective I thought I would go with the Native American viewpoint. Yesterday I saw a post by Amanda from Literary Weaponry raving about Daughter of the Pirate King and since I have it waiting on my shelf I decided it was up next.

Tell me, please!

How is your reading this week? You can list your books below or, as always, feel free to link to your WWW post.


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    1. I always want to like spoofs but there are some that just don’t tickle my funny bone. This one had a lot going for it but it wasn’t my style. It could also be that I had built it up so much in my head!


  1. You had such a great reading week.:)
    And I highly recommend Daughter of Pirate King… It was one of my best reads last year and I must say book 2 that was released earlier this year is so much better… So please read book 1.. hehe..

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  2. Oooh, what did you think about Ready Player One? I absolutely loved that book when I read it. Also, congrats on such a productive week! Readathons really get us all going, huh? 😀

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      1. I personally loved it, but that’s just cause I’m a sucker for vintage and 80’s trivia. And yess, definitely!!

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  3. What is a reverse readathon? I was trying to find out on their site but I couldn’t see it explained anywhere.

    What did you think of Ready Player One in the end? These were my thoughts.

    I really need to get on to reading Madeleine Miller’s books!

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    1. I am guessing because I couldn’t see it spelled out anywhere either – but I think it is usually 9 a.m. to 9 a.m. and they went from 9 p.m. – 9 p.m. this time. That is my best guess. I do wish they put it on the site though!


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