WWW Wednesday: April 15, 2020

WWW Wednesday was last hosted by MizB at A Daily Rhythm and has found a new home with Sam @ Taking on a World of Words. Just answer the three questions below about how your reading is going this week and leave a link to your post in the comments for others to look at. Don’t forget to check all the other participants. It is the #1 way I keep my TBR overflowing!

The Three Ws are:

What are you currently reading?
What did you recently finish reading?
What do you think you’ll read next?



Last week I did so well reading and balancing life in general (relatively speaking, of course). Just look at the mess I have made of my reading list!

Tap and A History of the World in 100 Objects are two nonfiction books that I am working through deliberately chapter by chapter everyday (or, in the case of 100 objects, object by object.) So, those are progressing just as I want.

Doll Bones should have been a quick middle grade book. I was sucked immediately into this book but, fairly early in the story the kids take off on a bus in the middle of the night without adults and, I’ll admit, I couldn’t…handle that idea? Maybe? For whatever reason, it upset me more than entertained me and so I did a hard pivot into audiobook land.

The Misadventures of an Awkward Black Girl by Issa Rae has been keeping me company while I clean or work out and I’ve been listening to Catching Fire while I do any hobbies at night. Issa Rae’s book is new to me and I am more than 50% through.  Catching Fire is a re-read.I am trying to limit my television watching and social media and these two audiobooks are easier to turn to than silence. I am really enjoying both of them.

Finally, I have been reading The Princess Bride before bed. I have found re-reading to be a great comfort during this time and I have a beautiful copy that I am finally enjoying.

Seriously though, this is too many books at once! I feel slightly crazy just looking at them all.


This week’s readings are all brought to you by some of the worst insomnia I have experienced in quite some time! I borrowed both The Bromance Book Club and Twice in a Blue Moon from my online library. The Bromance Book Club was such a great twist on the typical contemporary romance and I could have hung out forever with this group of caring guys.

I didn’t enjoy Twice in a Blue Moon nearly as much as I did The UnHoneymooners. I thought the authors did a wonderful job building the hate to love relationship in UnHoneymooners but failed to convince me that the dude deserved forgiveness for his massive betrayal in Twice. Sam can suck it.


I really need to crack into Crown of Feathers. It is the book I selected for my Magical Readathon. Also, I have been invited to a virtual bookclub and they are reading The Starless Sea. I haven’t heard enough positive things about this book to purchase a copy so I have decided that I will only read and join if I can get a copy from the library. Is this some semblance of self-control returning? Probably not….

Tell me, please!

What’s on your WWW?



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  1. Enjoy your reading! I hope you get to Crown of feathers! It is one of my faves!
    I’m currently reading Hero at the fall and listening to Recursion!


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  2. I’m impressed that you can read so many books at once! I’ve never been able to do more than tnree.

    I’ve been thinking about The Starless Sea for a while now. I really liked the writing of The Night Circus so I wondered if it would feel similar!

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    1. That is so good to hear! You know when you read one amazing book by an author (or authors in this case) and then a stinky one you are really left wondering how the third will go. I will check out their others! Do you have a favorite?

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      1. It depends on what you are looking for. They actually write a variety of stuff. Love & Other Words is really good and emotional. They have older series that are sexier romances. Then there’s Dating You/Hating You, Roomies and some of their others that fall in between. They also have a great YA book called Autoboyography. Roomies or Dating You/Hating You might be a good place to start.

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    1. You know what? I LOVE this re-branding of my massive currently reading pile. Because, honestly, I am scattered but I am loving all of these books. Thank you!

      (I also couldn’t control myself and bought Starless Sea and started it last night. Thank goodness for electronic books!)

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  3. Molly, I think re-reading favourites and listening to audiobooks rather than watching nerve-inducing television or social media is a great idea. 🙂 But wow, that is a lot of books to have on the go at once! I usually have about 3 on the go, but at the minute I am struggling to read 2! 😅Happy reading!

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  4. Oh my goodness, I’m reading way too many books right now too, but it doesn’t compare to yours! I love how quickly you’ve pivoted when something isn’t working 🙂

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  5. Wow! That’s a lot of books to read at once, I don’t know how you’re doing it…I hope you enjoy ‘The Starless Sea’, I want to get to it soon but I don’t know when I’ll have the time!

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  6. Ahh, I loved the 100 objects book when I read it a few years ago — I think there was also a radio version that I’ve been tempted to listen to, because I’m sure I’ve forgotten most of the details!

    I’m finding myself reading a lot of different books at the same time, but I’m taking it in stride and just trying to enjoy what I can enjoy. If something isn’t working, ah well, it can wait.


  7. Doll Bones does sound like a fabulous read, but I’m not surprised it ended up being a bit heavy. Definitely sounds like a book you have to be in the right mood to read. Oooh, I want to read Crown of Feathers, too! I can’t wait to see what you think of it! Happy reading.

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