WWW Wednesday (November 7th, 2018)

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WWW Wednesday is hosted by Sam @ Taking on a World of Words! All you have to do is answers the following three questions:

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

Currently Reading-

The Silence of the Girls by Pat Barker

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I am about 100 pages in to The Silence of the Girls and I predict that it will end up being one of my favourite books of the year.  Pat Barker is a brilliant writer.  There are so many passages that I need to write down.  So beautiful! It is a tough and dark read though so I am reading it a little bit at a time.  It is interesting to see another perspective on Achilles and Patroclus after reading A Song of Achilles.

How to Be a Boy by Robert Webb

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I am listening to the audiobook of this book for Non-Fiction November, and it really hilarious so far!  I knew nothing about Robert Webb going in to this but I am now interested in what he has to say.  He narrates his story so well and I think a lot of people will relate to him!

Just Finished-

Killers of the Flower Moon by David Grann

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Killers of the Flower Moon is a novel that I think every one should read.  It is amazing to me that I knew nothing about this story before I read the book. It is appalling what happened to the Osage people.  It is also being made in to a movie starring Leonardo DiCaprio and I have faith that the adaption is safe in his hands!

Every Breath by Nicholas Sparks

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If you enjoy Nicholas Sparks, you’ll love Every Breath! I think it is my favourite of his novels that has come out in the last few years.  I love that it is based on a true story.  It is very romantic and I enjoyed the main characters and the setting.  Of course there is insta-love and it is cheesy but that is what I am looking for when I go in to a Sparks’ novel!

The Next Person You Meet in Heaven by Mitch Albom

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I went to a Mitch Albom signing and it was amazing.  I doubt there is a better speaker than him out there! I am hoping to write up a post all about the event soon! The Five People You Meet in Heaven is one of my favourite books of all time and I was thrilled to hear there was a sequel.  I found this book just as moving, heartbreaking, and inspirational and the first one.

Calypso by David Sedaris

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Calypso was my first David Sedaris novel and I now get all of the hype! There is something really special about the way he writes about his life and I can’t quite put my finger on it.  I am not invested in him, his partner, and his whole family.  There were a lot of laugh of loud moments and things I related to!

Reading Next

Little Shop of Found Things by Paula Brackston

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Raincoast Books sent me a copy of The Little Shop of Found Things and I am really excited to read it.  I have heard great things about Paul Brackston’s other novel, The Witch’s Daughter. “A new series about a young woman whose connection to antiques takes her on a magical adventure.” Doesn’t that sound interesting?

I am also going to read another non-fiction book for Non-Fiction November, I am just not sure which one yet!

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Have you read any of these books? What did you think?

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9 thoughts on “WWW Wednesday (November 7th, 2018)

  1. I’ve been hesitant on The Silence of the Girls, because while it seems like something I would love, it also seems pretty dark and grim. If you-or even someone else on my feed-winds up loving it, perhaps I might give it a try after all.

    And The Little Shop of Found Things is on my radar as well! Also that cover just looks absolutely gorgeous, doesn’t it?

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