WWW Wednesday: finding my motivation again!

March 31, 2022

It’s time for another WWW Wednesday!

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


What I’m currently reading:

I missed last week’s WWW post because I haven’t been reading a lot lately, I’m feeling a little overwhelmed by all the things I want to do to catch up on my bookish goals, and I was feeling really demotivated, to be honest! I started to write this post last week and realized I didn’t even have the energy to post an update. (And then I forgot to schedule it for Wednesday, so it’s an extra day late lol)

I’m feeling a lot better this week, though! I started a new mental health medication about a week and a half ago, and I think a lot of my demotivation last week was stemming from side effects and generally not feeling very well, but I think I’m ready to get back into the swing of things.

I definitely have more current reads than I would like to at the moment, but I’m not yet interested in setting any of these aside for later because I’m genuinely enjoying them all. I thought for a long time that my problem was too many current reads, but maybe a bigger element is that I’m putting too much pressure on myself to finish books quickly instead of just recognizing that sometimes, a book is going to sit on my currently-reading stack for a little while, and that’s okay! I’ll get there when I get there.


What I recently finished:

I didn’t do a whole lot of reading over the past two weeks, between the new meds, a LOT of time playing video games with my spouse and kiddo, and too much social media. 😅

  • gallant // v.e. schwab
    I loved this even more than I expected to.
  • dead silence // s.a. barnes
    This was one of my most anticipated 2022 releases, and I’m so glad I finally got over my own apprehension about my self-built hype for it and dove back in, because it did NOT disappoint!
  • damaged goods // talia hibbert
    A re-read I enjoyed SO much. ♥
  • fix her up // tessa bailey (DNF)
    This was my first attempt at a Tessa Bailey book, and sadly, I DNFed it around the halfway mark because I couldn’t stand the hero.
  • the taking of jake livingston // ryan douglass (DNF)
    Another DNF. The writing in this was sadly just… not enjoyable at all.

What I’ll read next:

My only real goal for the coming week is to work on current reads enough to start a few buddy reads I’m looking forward to!


What are you reading right now, or what did you recently finish? Let me know in the comments!


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Just a horror aficionado/geek girl trying to juggle motherhood, reading, blogging, gaming, and everyday life.

13 Comments
    1. I HATED Fix Her Up. It was just dreadful- I consider it the worst book I read in 2019. But I did enjoy a Tessa Bailey Christmas stand-alone called Window Dressing.

      1. Oh noooo, worst book of 2019?! That’s really bad! 😂 I’m glad I DNFed it now! I’m glad you liked the Christmas book, though, because I really wanted to check that out later this year!

    1. I’m glad you loved Dead Silence, such a creepy story! And it did not go where I thought it would😁

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