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WWW Wednesday – August 15th, 2018

Welcome to WWW Wednesday which is currently being hosted by Sam @ Taking On A World of Words. It’s really just a place to do little update on what all you’ve been reading lately. Anyone is welcome to join, just leave a link to your post in the comments and be sure to give the appropriate credit to Sam!

The Three W’s are:

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

What are you currently reading?

  • Orphan Monster Spy by Matt Killeen – audiobook
  • Lion Heart (Scarlet, #3) by A.C. Gaughen – audiobook
  • Spinning Silver by Naomi Novik – physical ARC

I haven’t listened to either of my audiobooks this past week… Oops.

I’m enjoying Spinning Silver so far. It’s definitely an interesting take on the original tale and I like how Novik has remade it into her own. I’m not too far into the book right now and so it’ll be interesting to see where the story goes from here. So far there hasn’t been a sign of any romance, but I wouldn’t mind if some shows up further in the novel. I always like at least a little bit in the background. Guess I’m a romantic at heart..

What did you recently finish reading?

  • Sightwitch (The Witchlands, #0.5) by Susan Dennard
  • Smoke and Iron (The Great Library, #4) by Rachel Caine – REVIEW
  • Brunette Ambition by Lea Michele

I’m absolutely in love with The Great Library series, so I don’t think it’s any surprise that the latest book blew me away. It was fast paced from start to finish and you could really feel the intensity of the situation our characters were in. I was on the edge of my seat the entire book! I also loved how we got points of views from almost all of the main characters at one point or another. It really brought a new facet to this series. I highly recommend it!

Sightwitch is only my second novella, but OH. MY. GOSH. It was soooo good, y’all. I loved how engrossing the story was. It really brought me back into this world and made me realize how much I had missed it. I definitely see a reread of the previous two books in my near future before Bloodwitch comes out early next year.

While Brunette Ambition wasn’t the Glee behind-the-scenes book that I was hoping for, I still enjoyed it. Michele started from the beginning as she grew up on Broadway and all of the life lessons she learned there. I also loved that she included some of her favorite recipes and skincare regimen. While I was hoping for a more in-depth look into her time on Glee, I can’t say that I was disappointed by the direction she took. This book was released less than a year after Cory Monteith’s death, and I believed was actually delayed due to that tragedy. I think it was easier for her to focus on things other than what would bring up memories of him.

What do you think you’ll read next?

  • Renegades (Renegades, #1) by Marissa Meyer – physical book
  • Tower of Dawn (Throne of Glass, #6) by Sarah J. Maas – physical book
  • Love & Luck by Jenna Evans Welch – physical book

What are you currently reading? What books did you finish this week? What are you planning on reading next? Have you read any of the books on my list? If so, what did you think of them? Leave a link to your WWW Wednesday post in the comments below!

15 thoughts on “WWW Wednesday – August 15th, 2018

    1. I think she’s actually written two, which is just so awesome! I’m actually going through a Glee rewatch/obsession revival right now and that’s what got me interested in her book. I definitely recommend it if you’re interested in learning more about her background and time on Broadway… Thank you! I’m excited to get to it finally!

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      1. I’ll get my hands on them soon!! I don’t think I coud re watch Glee, watching Lea-Cory chemistry breaks my heart 😭

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  1. I really can’t wait to read The Great Library series, it makes me so happy to see you’re enjoying it so much! It sounds like such a cool series and I am loving this world already. Can’t wait to give it a try 🙂 I also really want to read Renegades and Love & Luck, they both sound SO good! 😀
    Happy reading! 😀

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