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WWW: May 1, 2019

May 1, 2019

WWW Wednesday is hosted by Taking On a World of Words. It’s a meme that takes place every Wednesday, where the posters discuss 3 Ws:

  1. What are you currently reading?
  2. What did you recently finish reading?
  3. What do you think you’ll read next?


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This week, my “finish or DNF” goal will be my reread of Dead Until Dark!

  1. Sorcery of Thorns — 44%
    • I finally located my ARC (whoops) and started reading this again, and dear gods, it is amazing. I’ve been too busy the last couple of days to read anything at all and it’s killing me because I want to binge the rest of this in one sitting.
  2. Dead Until Dark (reread) — 48%
    • I have no idea why this reread is taking me so long! I usually fly through rereads. I think it’s because Bill is getting on my nerves so much.
  3. Godsgrave — 24%
    • Same as last week, I haven’t had the damn time to just sit down and spend a few hours with my favorite assassin lady.
  4. In Darkness, Delight — 6%
    • I’ve gotta hurry up and read this! I feel like my buddy read partner, Cassie, must be hating how long this is taking me. 😭😂 I’m sorry, Cassie! ♥
  5. New Orleans Rush — 10%
    •  This has been cute so far, it just hasn’t hooked me yet.
  6. The Name of the Wind — 5%
    • I know this will probably take me forever to read since it’s so long, but I am LOVING it so far. I’ve been alternating between the print copy & audiobook and enjoying both formats a lot.
  7. The Right Swipe — 9%
    • I love this author’s writing style so far! Again, I’ve just been too busy, but once I get a free evening, I think I’ll read it all in one go, honestly.
  8. Decluttering at the Speed of Life — 13%
    • I’ve had this on loan from the library for ages and finally started it a few nights ago, and it’s pretty great so far. I don’t like self-help books much, but this has such a great narrative voice and she makes a lot of good points already.
  9. The Foxhole Court — 8%
    • This is pretty okay so far — I think I’ll like it more when I get further in.
  10. A Girl Like Her — 20% (reread)
    • Yes, I know I JUST reread this a few weeks ago, but: 1) it’s my comfort reread of choice when I’m busy or stressed, and 2) I found out that, since I had bought the ebook in the past, the audiobook was only $1.99! I’m loving this narrator.


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EMOJI KEY:
✨ review copy
🍰 graphic novel/manga/poetry
📆 from this month’s TBR
🤷‍♀️ mood read
❌ DNF/set aside for later
🔁 reread

So busy. So tired of being so busy.

  1. ❌ The Gentle Art of Swedish Death Cleaning (not what I expected!)
  2. 🤷‍♀️ The Fortune Box ⭐⭐
  3. ❌ The Last Time I Lied (nope, can’t do it.)
  4. 🍰🔁 Monstress, Vol. 1 ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ (I liked it even better this time than the 1st time!)
  5. 🍰🤷‍♀️ Fence, Vol. 2 ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐


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Given how many current reads I have, the chances of me getting to more than 1 or 2 of these is slim to none, but I’m going to be optimistic. 😂

  1. Middlegame
  2. Ragged Alice
  3. Little Darlings
  4. Shout Out
  5. The Bride Test
  6. Hope and Other Punchlines
  7. House of Skin


Have you read any of the titles I mentioned in this post, or are any on your TBR? Let me know in the comments!

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  • Reply alisbooks May 1, 2019 at 3:03 pm

    I need to read Sorcery of Thorns!!

  • Reply authortialee May 1, 2019 at 3:26 pm

    I’m impressed with your currently reading list!!! I don’t think I’ve ever read more than three books at a time! I just finished Wildcard and I’m trying to decide what to read nex.

  • Reply Bookish Pisces May 1, 2019 at 3:36 pm

    You got it babe! Don’t stress yourself out, take some time for you when you can 🥰

  • Reply ich lese May 1, 2019 at 3:42 pm

    Do these WWWs help you stay on schedule? I kinda like the idea but worry it’s too much pressure. I don’t even lay out my reading list by weeks. I have small monthly goals but that’s it.

    • Reply Destiny @ Howling Libraries August 6, 2019 at 1:10 am

      Sorry for the incredibly late reply, but yes, I do feel like these WWW posts help me keep on track a little bit, at least! 🙂

  • Reply Malka @ Paper Procrastinators May 1, 2019 at 3:58 pm

    So glad to here Sorcery of Thorns is good! I hope you have more time for it soon! And Name of the Wind is so, so good! I can’t wait to hear what you think!

  • Reply Brianna Gonzales May 1, 2019 at 4:32 pm

    Love it! You are so organized

  • Reply anovelglimpse May 1, 2019 at 6:14 pm

    I hope NO Rush hooks you soon! I’ve heard it’s good!

  • Reply fictionnochaser May 1, 2019 at 7:15 pm

    I love that you are reading so many at once. Lately I have had at least six going because my attention span and mood are running my reading life. Good luck!

  • Reply ChrissiReads May 2, 2019 at 12:37 am

    Your books always look so interesting! 🙂 Have a great reading week!

  • Reply Keri May 4, 2019 at 6:11 pm

    Ahhh, The Name of the Wind–I still need to read that book! Glad to hear you’re enjoying it so far!
    Sad to hear that you DNF-ed The Last Time I Lied tho. I just picked up a copy of that book. :/ What didn’t you like about it?
    Also Monstress, yess! I’ve only read the first volume and should really get back to the series. Going to go request the second volume at my library now…

    • Reply Destiny @ Howling Libraries August 6, 2019 at 1:10 am

      Such a late reply, I’m sorry! Did you end up liking The Last Time I Lied? I just couldn’t get into it but I think I would like to give it another try sometime.

      • Reply Keri August 7, 2019 at 11:12 am

        You’re all good! And I did really end up loving The Last Time I Lied! I was completely addicted while reading it and couldn’t stop thinking about it when it wasn’t in my hands. I do have to say that I never read thrillers tho so I don’t really have any standards or anything to compare it to? But yeah, I still found it incredibly fascinating.
        Hope ya enjoy it if ya decide to give it another try!

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