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?
WHAT AM I CURRENTLY READING?
One better than last week!
I continue to work through both A History of the World in 100 Objects and Tap slowly but surely and they are each easy to pick up and read for a bit and then put down.
I am listening to Mockingjay as an audiobook and, even though this is a re-read for me, it is the book in the series I remember the least. Anytime I feel bad about being stuck inside this series reminds me how grateful I am that I don’t have to hunt my own food.
I am also re-reading The Princess Bride a little every night in an attempt to unwind. Re-Reads have become a source of comfort for me and have really helped me continue to escape the stress of this world for a bit through books.
I started Astrophysics for People in a Hurry by Neil DeGrasse Tyson as an audiobook. It is only four hours long but is packed so tightly with information. Honestly, it is leaving me with more questions than answers but the spark of curiosity is a joyful one.
Finally, I started Crown of Feathers by Nicki Pau Preto. This is one of the last books for my Magical Readathon. I am only 20 pages into it but I had to tear myself away to write this post!
WHAT DID I RECENTLY FINISH READING?
I finished The Misadventures of Awkward Black Girl by Issa Rae a few days ago. I really loved this memoire and it I have become low-key obsessed with Issa Rae. My only complaint is that the audiobook ended abruptly. It didn’t leave me wanting more as much as it made me feel like there was either poor editing or the author ran out of steam for writing.
I also borrowed One of Us is Next from me library (thank GOODNESS for e-loans!) and consumed this book. I loved One of Us is Lying and the author re-created the suspense and excitement all over again. I literally gasped out loud! Twice! I’m only 50 books behind on reviews but I cannot wait to write about this one.
Catching Fire was just as good the second time around. I do wish that there was more Peeta / Katniss action but maybe that is more to do with the lack of romance books in my stack than anything else this week.
I also managed to finish Doll Bones by Holly Black. I love Holly Black but I really didn’t enjoy this book. It was supposed to be a scary middle grade book but the whole thing was more of an adventure story. It was frustrating to read. The kids run away from home with a possessed doll and the whole thing just made me nervous. Interestingly, this book previously belonged to a kid and they had marked page 166 as “the scariest part.” I was so excited for the action to build to this moment but when I got there I realized that the scariest part was one kid confessing another kid’s crush. Not the scare I was expecting but can you imagine the social horror for a 12 year old??
WHAT WILL I READ NEXT?
I have to read The Map of Salt and Stars next (or another book that starts with “M”) to finish my Magical Readathon by the end of April.
Tell me, please!
What’s on your WWW?