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WWW Wednesday | 20/11/2019

WWW-Wednesday

Happy Wednesday! I haven’t done a WWW Wednesday for a few weeks so here I am back at it!
This tag/meme is hosted on Taking on a World of Words. It’s a super simple meme, you just answered the three W questions.

The Three Ws are:

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

Emma by Jane Austen
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This is my least favourite Austen novel I’ve read so far (not sure anything will live up to Pride and Prejudice) but it wasn’t too bad.


Currently Reading:

Ivanhoe by Walter Scott

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Reading this for class. It’s taking an age. Boring.


Reading Next:

The Testaments by Margaret Attwood

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This audiobook just became available at my library so I’m excited to read it!
I have heard such mixed things about this book, I’m interested to see where I’ll stand.
I don’t really think THT needed a sequel but there we go.


What are you currently reading?


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WWW Wednesday | 06/11/2019

WWW-Wednesday

Happy Wednesday!
This tag/meme is hosted on Taking on a World of Words. It’s a super simple meme, you just answered the three W questions.

The Three Ws are:

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

Crownbreaker by Sebastien de Castell (audiobook)Image result for crownbreaker audiobook

Last book in the Spellslinger series *cries*
This was a good ending to what has been an amazing series. I will seriously miss these books. I’ll have a review up for this soon.


Currently Reading:

Emma by Jane Austen (audio + physical)Image result for emma by jane austen audiobook uk jenny

I’m reading this for uni and I’m switching between reading and audiobook, just to make things quicker. It’s a pretty big book! Hoping I’ll enjoy it as much as Sense and Sensibility and Pride and Prejudice.


Reading Next:

Ivanhoe by Walter ScottImage result for ivanhoe penguin cover

This is for uni. I have no idea what to expect from this book. I’ll probably switch between reading and audiobook for this too.

*Warrior of the Altaii by Robert Jordan

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I was lucky enough to be sent a copy of this! (Thank you Jamie-Lee at Tor UK)
I’ve never read any Robert Jordan, I’d really like to read the Wheel of Time series but it’s just so big and the books are all big, I just don’t have time right now. I thought I’d start with this since it’s small and so I can try out his writing without too much commitment.


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Happy Reading


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WWW Wednesday | 23/10/2019

WWW-Wednesday

Happy Wednesday!
This tag/meme is hosted on Taking on a World of Words. It’s a super simple meme, you just answered the three W questions.

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

Recently Finished:

Darkdawn by Jay Kristoff

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I HAVE FINALLY FINISHED!
It took so long to get through but I am finally done. (also kinda disappointed more in my review here)

Reasons To Stay Alive by Matt Haig (Audiobook)
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Such an amazing read, great for those with mental health problems (mainly depression + anxiety). This book really hit home with me and I recommend it to everyone. Even those without depression and anxiety because it could help put into words how people with those illnesses feel and live.
The book is read by the author himself, which makes it so much more personal.


Currently Reading:

Crownbreaker by Sebastien De Castell (Audiobook)
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Last book in the Spellslinger series! I’m so excited and sad about this book. It has been an amazing series so far, I cannot wait to see how it ends.

Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen (reread)

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I have to read this for class, this is a reread for me and I’m actually looking forward to seeing what I get from it this time around + studying it.
I’m probably going to switch back and forth audiobook and physical for this.


Reading Next:

For Uni:
Emma by Jane Austen
Ivanhoe by Walter Scott

For pleasure/review:
Into the Crooked Place by Alexandra Christo
Giant Days by Allison, Treiman + Cogar


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More Austen + Some Medieval Robin Hood // WWW Wednesday | 16/10/2019

WWW-Wednesday

Happy Wednesday!
This tag/meme is hosted on Taking on a World of Words. It’s a super simple meme, you just answered the three W questions.

The Three Ws are:

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

Sense and Sensibility by Jane Austen

Ballads I read for uni:
Robin Hood and the Monk
Robin Hood and the Potter
These medieval ballads are as thrilling as the sound and very difficult to read. What have I signed up for?! Sadly, I can’t count these on Goodreads but I still read them and I want that to be noted! (LOL)

Currently Reading:

Darkdawn by Jay Kristoff (still)
I’ve been reading this forever now. It’s been weeks and I just haven’t had the time to read it (unfortunately) I hope to finish it asap!!

Reasons To Stay Alive by Matt Haig

Reading Next:

Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen

I also have a bunch of arcs I need to read and review asap!


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A Very Austen WWW Wednesday | 9/10/2019

WWW-Wednesday

Happy Wednesday!

This week’s post is very Austen centred. I have been mainly Jay Kristoff focused in the last god knows how many WWW Wednesday’s I’m glad to be featuring something else!
I started my second year of university last week and this semester I’m doing a whole module on Jane Austen. There’s going to be an abundance of her appearing over the next month as I read most of her books.

If you didn’t know already, WWW Wednesday is hosted on Taking on a World of Words. It’s a super simple meme, you just answered the three W questions.

The Three Ws are:

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

Teenage Writings by Jane Austen

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This was odd. It was quite a drag to read but it was for uni so I had to read it to be able to study it. It’s not something I ever would’ve picked up for fun.


Currently Reading:

Darkdawn by Jay Kristoff (still)

Sense and Sensibility by Jane Austen


Reading Next:

Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen

This will be a reread for me, I read this last year, I think. I’m excited to revist this book and study it in detail!


I am also want to pick up: Saga Vol 3 by Brian K. Vaughan + Fiona Staples

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I have a loooot of reading for class, hence why I haven’t finished Darkdawn yet, so I thought a graphic novel would be a good idea to pick up next. It’s quick and easy to read and I have been dying to continue this series: It’s incredible!
The first two are on *Kindle Unlimited, worth signing up for a trial purely for them!
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WWW Wednesday | 25/09/2019

WWW-Wednesday

Happy Wednesday!
Sorry I’ve been SO inactive. Having no wifi is horrendous in general but especially as a blogger! I’m going to try and schedule as many posts as I can as I start uni soon.
But I’m back with another WWW Wednesday!

This tag/meme is hosted on Taking on a World of Words. It’s a super simple meme, you just answered the three W questions.

The Three Ws are:

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

Godsgrave by Jay Kristoff

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I finally finished Godsgrave! I can get to the final book at last and complete the series!!
I am in such a bad reading slump. These books are taking me ages to get through but I’m enjoying them regardless. Godsgrave was better than Nevernight – which started too slow for my liking. This book was faster paced and more exciting. I LOVED the setting so much, it was so cool to experience.
Full review coming soon!


Currently Reading:

Darkdawn by Jay Kristoff

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The cliffhanger Godsgrave ended on was BRUTAL. I am so glad this book was waiting next to me. I IMMEDIATELY picked up this book after Godsgrave. I HAD to know what happened next. I am hoping my reading slump has finally gone since I’m actually excited about reading again. Will Darkdawn beat Godsgrave?! I’m dying to find out how it all ends. Hopefully, I won’t be disappointed.


Reading Next:

Sense and Sensibility by Jane Austen

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Uni starts next week so I need to get a move on with my required reading!
I’m doing a whole lot of Jane Austen this semester so she will be appearing in a lot of WWW Wednesdays/Wrap up and potentially reviews!
I’ll probably be switching between audiobook and physical book for this.
PS. How beautiful is this edition of S&S?! All my JA books are the Arcturus editions – they are seriously beautiful.


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WWW Wednesday | 18/09/2019

WWW-Wednesday

Happy Wednesday!
This tag/meme is hosted on Taking on a World of Words. It’s a super simple meme, you just answered the three W questions.

The Three Ws are:

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

Godsgrave by Jay Kristoff

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You’re probably all sick of seeing Jay Kristoff on every WWW Wednesday I post but here he is again. (lol) So far I’m enjoying Godsgrave, I love Mia as a character and I can’t wait to see where the story goes!

I’m also reading Teenage Writings by Jane Austen.
This is for a class I’m taking this semester, which hasn’t started yet, but I thought I’d get ahead with my required reading.

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Recently Finished:

Nothing since Nevernight.
I need to up my reading game, I’m in such a slump lately.

Reading Next:

Darkdawn by Jay Kristoff

Hoping to binge both Godsgrave and Darkdawn back to back.


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