WWW Wednesday

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This is a weekly meme hosted by Taking On A World Of Words (SamAnnElizabeth) where we answer the three questions:

  • What are you currently reading?
  • What did you just finish reading?
  • What are you planning on reading next?

 

What are you currently reading?

What did you just finish reading?

Illuminae by Amie Kaufman (my review)

Tingle (Revenge #2) by Trevion Burns – rating: B+

Extraction by Xyla Turner – Rating: D

Body Language: My Sexy Russian by Ariel Arnold – Rating: B+ (although the title and cover is horrible, the book wasn’t bad at all – very surprising)

What are you planning on reading next?

WWW Wednesday

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This is a weekly meme hosted by Taking On A World Of Words (SamAnnElizabeth) where we answer the three questions:

  • What are you currently reading?
  • What did you just finish reading?
  • What are you planning on reading next?

What are you currently reading?

I actually mentioned that I would be reading The Picture of Dorian Gray in this edition of WWW’s.

What did you just finish reading?

Left by Shyla Colt – ★ ★ ★ (shortie/IR-Multicultural/Romance)

The Martian by Andy Weir – ★ ★ ★ ★ (science fiction/humor/space)

Tattered Love (Needle’s Kiss #1) by  Lola Stark – ★ ★ ★ (New Adult/romance/ex-military)

Power by Kenya Wright – ★ ★ ★ ★ (IR-Multicultural/Romance/Dark/bad boy)

Maze (The Ballerina #2) by Ursula Sinclair – ★ ★ ★ (New Adult/IR-Multicultural/bad boy)

What are you planning on reading next?

 

The Possibilities Are Endless

WWW Wednesday

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This is a weekly meme hosted by Taking On A World Of Words (SamAnnElizabeth) where we answer the three questions:

  • What are you currently reading?
  • What did you just finish reading?
  • What are you planning on reading next?

WHAT ARE YOU CURRENTLY READING?

Normally I read a minimum of three books at once, so right now I’m reading:

A Princess of Mars (John Carter, #1) – Science Fiction

Storm Front (Dresden Files, #1) – Paranormal

The Air He Breathes (The Elements, #1) – New Adult

Girl of Myth and Legend – YA/Fantasy

 

WHAT DID YOU JUST FINISH READING?

I haven’t actually finished any books recently, my schedule has been seriously chaotic, but these are the two most recent.

Sweet Tooth: Out of the Deep Woods (Sweet Tooth, #1) – Graphic Novel ★ ★ ★

Seer’s Burden (Strands, #1) – Paranormal ★ ★ ★ ★

WHAT DO YOU PLAN ON READING NEXT?

Well, I’m not really a planner but I do have three books in my line of sight.

Eleanor – Fantasy

Saga Vol. 4 – Graphic Novel

Dark Confessions: I’m cleaning out my  NetGalley TBR, which is extremely cluttered.

POPSUGAR READING CHALLENGE – List

I think we’re all pretty much familiar with the Popsugar Reading Challenge that comes out every year, however if you’re not I’ll direct you to a previous post that explains it. Now, I’ve made a list of the novels I’d LIKE to read for this challenge, but I’ll probably end up deviating from it. Here we go:

*I own

7/39

Red = Completed (or read)

A book based on a fairy tale

Cinder – Marissa Meyer

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A national book award winner

Holes – Louis Sachar

A YA bestseller

City of bones – Cassandra Clare*

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A book you haven’t read since high school

High school wasn’t that long ago for me, so I don’t know if I’m going to do this one.

A book translated to English

The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo – Stieg Larsson*

A Romance Set In The Future

Naked in Death – J. D. Robb

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A book set in Europe

Firelight by Kristen Callihan

A book that’s under 150 pages

Shrek! – William Steig

A New York Times Bestseller

The Girl on the Train – Paula Hawkins*

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Back to the Classics Challenge 2016 – List

You might remember this challenge from this post. If not, you should go check it out! Anyway, this is my list of novels to read for the challenge, but it could change. Any suggestions for the TBA’s?

A 19th Century Classic

  • Wuthering Heights – Emily Brontë

A 20th Century Classic

  • Sula – Toni Morrison

A classic by a woman author

  • To Kill a Mockingbird – Harper Lee

A classic in translation

Les Misérables – Victor Hugo

A classic by a non-white author

  • I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings – Maya Angelou

An adventure classic

  • Peter Pan – J. M. Barrie

A fantasy, science fiction, or dystopian classic

  • TBA

A classic detective novel

  • The Thin Man – Dashiell Hammett

A classic which includes the name of a place in the title

  • Princess of Mars – Edgar Rice Burroughs

A classic which has been banned or censored

  • The Rainbow by D. H. Lawrence (I’m giving you another shot here D. H., don’t let me down)

Re-read a classic you read in school (high school or college).

Again, this wasn’t long ago for me, so I don’t know If I’ll be doing this one.

A volume of classic short stories

  • TBA

 

Rory Gilmore Challenge – List

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Do you remember my challenge post? Well, this post is an extension of that, with the Rory Gilmore Challenge. This isn’t a yearly challenge, more like a several year challenge, and also intertwines with my classics challenge so here’s the list (It’s so Long):

19/339 (pathetic)

*I own

Red = Read (get it)

1984 by George Orwell
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain*
Alice in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll*
The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay by Michael Chabon
An American Tragedy by Theodore Dreiser
Angela’s Ashes by Frank McCourt
Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy
The Diary of a Young Girl by Anne Frank
The Archidamian War by Donald Kagan
The Art of Fiction by Henry James
The Art of War by Sun Tzu
As I Lay Dying by William Faulkner
Atonement by Ian McEwan*
Autobiography of a Face by Lucy Grealy
The Awakening by Kate Chopin*
Babe by Dick King-Smith
Backlash: The Undeclared War Against American Women by Susan Faludi
Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress by Dai Sijie
Bel Canto by Ann Patchett
The Bell Jar by Sylvia Plath
Beloved by Toni Morrison
Beowulf: A New Verse Translation by Seamus Heaney
The Bhagava Gita
The Bielski Brothers: The True Story of Three Men Who Defied the Nazis, Built a Village in the Forest, and Saved 1,200 Jews by Peter Duffy
Bitch in Praise of Difficult Women by Elizabeth Wurtzel
A Bolt from the Blue and Other Essays by Mary McCarthy
Brave New World by Aldous Huxley
Brick Lane by Monica Ali
Bridgadoon by Alan Jay Lerner
Candide by Voltaire*
The Canterbury Tales by Chaucer
Carrie by Stephen King
Catch-22 by Joseph Heller
The Catcher in the Rye by J. D. Salinger
Charlotte’s Web by E. B. White

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