WWW Wednesdays – September 18, 2019

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

Time for another WWW Wednesdays, which is brought to you by Sam @ Taking on a World of Words. If you too want to participate, answer the above questions and post that link on Sam’s page.

I’ve made some good progress with my Stephen King reads this month (A Focus on Authors Reading Challenge). I have so many thoughts and opinions about what I’ve read so soon, that I can barely contain myself and wait until the final review I will make at the end of the month.

Currently Reading

See how I am trying to balance out my horror reads with a little Christmas romance thrown in the mix?!

Finished Reading

Focus on Authors Challenge: Christine by Stephen King – audiobook = ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ½
Focus on Authors Challenge: Apt Pupil by Stephen King – ebook = ♦ ♦ ♦
Stay Sexy and Don’t Get Murdered by Karen Kilgariff & Georgia Hardstark – audiobook = ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦

*Click on the title of the book for my full review. All Stephen King reads will be reviewed at the end of September.*

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What are y’all reading this week? Leave a comment and/or your WWW links below!

HAPPY READING!!!

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WWW Wednesdays – September 11, 2019

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

Time for another WWW Wednesdays, which is brought to you by Sam @ Taking on a World of Words. If you too want to participate, answer the above questions and post that link on Sam’s page.

I’ve started my month of reading Stephen King for my Focus on Authors Challenge. I have only ever read Stephen King’s novella Rita Hayworth and Shawshank Redemption prior to this month. What are your favorite Stephen King reads?

Currently Reading

Recently Finished

Book Girl by Sarah Clarkson – audiobook = ♦ ♦
Focus on Authors Challenge: 
Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell – ebook = ♦ ♦ ♦ ½
Focus on Authors Challenge: On Writing by Stephen King – book/audiobook = ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ½
IRL Book Club: Recollections of Things to Come by Elena Garro – ebook = ♦ ♦ ♦ ½

*Some titles have links to my review. All Stephen King reads will be reviewed at the end of September.*

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What are y’all reading? Tell me what you are reading or post your WWW link in the comments!

HAPPY READING!!!

WWW Wednesdays – August 28, 2019

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

Time for another WWW Wednesdays, which is brought to you by Sam @ Taking on a World of Words. If you too want to participate, answer the above questions and post that link on Sam’s page.

I got back into my reading groove this last week. This is mostly thanks to the Bout of Books readathon. It helped me focus my free time on reading. I managed to make progress on both my Focus on Authors and my Reading the Classics challenges.

Currently Reading

Finished Reading

IRL Readalong: East of Eden by John Steinbeck – book = ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ½
Focus on Authors: Carry On by Rainbow Rowell – audiobook = ♦ ♦ ♦
The Home Edit by Clea Shearer – audiobook = ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦

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What are y’all reading? Tell me what you are reading or post your WWW link in the comments!

HAPPY READING!!!

WWW Wednesdays – August 21, 2019

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

Time for another WWW Wednesdays, which is brought to you by Sam @ Taking on a World of Words. If you too want to participate, answer the above questions and post that link on Sam’s page.

I got back last week from my road trip around Ireland and Northern Ireland and am now getting back to my beautiful books. Surprisingly, I did not read AT ALL on vacation. That is so unlike me, but I really wanted to embrace the sights on this trip and got to spend quality time with my husband that does not get to happen too often. I did, however, visit some amazing bookstores in Ireland. Here are just some of my bookstore purchases:

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I’m also trying to catch up on some reading by participating in the Bout of Books Readathon that started on Monday. Anyone else participating?

Currently Reading

Finished Reading

Focus on Authors: One Summer by Bill Bryson – audiobook = ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦
Focus on Authors: Notes from a Small Island by Bill Bryson – ebook = ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦

Becoming by Michelle Obama – audiobook/book = ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ½
IRL Book Club: Tigerman by Nick Harkaway – ebook = ♦ ♦ ♦
Happiness Hacks by Alex Palmer – audiobook = ♦ ♦ ♦ ½

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What are y’all reading? Tell me what you are reading or post your WWW link in the comments!

HAPPY READING!!!

WWW Wednesdays – July 31, 2019

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

Time for another WWW Wednesdays, which is brought to you by Sam @ Taking on a World of Words. If you too want to participate, answer the above questions and post that link on Sam’s page.

I spent much of the last week watching my niece and nephew, who kept me too busy and exhausted to being able to read much. I don’t know how you mothers out there find time or energy to read.

I’m about to head out in two days on my final summer vacation trip of the year. Ireland & Northern Ireland here I come! (This should explain my choice to read Frank Delaney’s Ireland.) In preparation for the trip, I have plenty of Kindle books downloaded and managed to decide on one physical book I will take with me and leave behind when I am finished. Normally I find that accommodations tend to have a little library I can donate to. Plus, who am I kidding, I will definitely be visiting bookstores while I am there and will most likely buy at least one more book. I’m packing an extra bag in case I get carried away.

Currently Reading


Finished Reading
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Ireland by Frank Delaney (definitely helped me look forward to my upcoming adventures) – audiobook = ♦ ♦ ♦

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I’m about to finish my month of reading Bill Bryson and will be moving on to reading Rainbow Rowell soon (Focus on Authors Challenge). I’m switching from some nonfiction to YA, so it should be a different reading experience for sure.

What are y’all reading? Tell me what you are reading or post your WWW link in the comments!

HAPPY READING!!!

WWW Wednesdays – July 24, 2019

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

Time for another WWW Wednesdays, which is brought to you by Sam @ Taking on a World of Words. If you too want to participate, answer the above questions and post that link on Sam’s page.

Over the weekend, I participated in the 24in48 Readathon. I loved every moment of reading I managed to squeeze into my the weekend! Did you participate? How did you do?

Currently Reading

Finished Reading

Focus on Authors Challenge: The Road to Little Dribbling by Bill Bryson – audiobook = ♦ ♦ ♦
Dreams from My Father by Barack Obama – audiobook = ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦
NetGalley & Bookish First ARC: The Book Charmer by Karen Hawkins – ebook/book = ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ (click on the title for my full review)

Excerpt from the audiobook addition of Dreams from My Father of Barack Obama’s speech while running for US State Senator:

“There is not a liberal America and a conservative America. There is the United States of America. There is not a black America and a white America, a latina America, an asian America. There’s the United States of America.”

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What are y’all reading? Please feel free to share your WWW posts or tell me how your 24in48 Readathon went if you participated.

HAPPY READING!!!

WWW Wednesdays – July 17, 2019

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

Time for another WWW Wednesdays, which is brought to you by Sam @ Taking on a World of Words. If you too want to participate, answer the above questions and post that link on Sam’s page.

I’ve been a bit MIA the last few weeks. I had a busy time at work and then got to go on vacation to visit my folks in my hometown of Milwaukee. This was a busy vacation, so I didn’t get to read too much, but since I am playing catch-up, it looks like I read a lot. I’m back on track with reading for book clubs and starting my Bill Bryson’s reads for my monthly reading challenge (A Focus on Authors Reading Challenge). I hope to read lots this weekend for the 24in48 Readathon. Anyone else participating?

Currently Reading

Finished Reading

IRL Book Club: The Power by Naomi Alderman – audiobook/ebook = ♦ ♦ ♦ ½
Focus on Authors Challenge:
 The Mysterious Affair at Styles by Agatha Christie – audiobook = ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦
Focus on Authors Challenge: Murder is Easy by Agatha Christie – book = ♦ ♦ ♦ 
HP Litsy Buddy Read:
 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows by J. K. Rowling – audiobook = ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦
Mount TBR: The Nanny Diaries by Emma McLaughlin – book = ♦ ♦ ♦ ½

*Click on book title for my full review.*

Reading Next

Hope y’all are having a wonderful summer! Feel free to post your WWW links below or tell me what you are currently reading!

HAPPY READING!!!