www wednesday // 8-21-19

Posted August 21, 2019 by cottoncandybookwitch in www wednesday / 3 Comments

WWW Wednesday is a book blog meme hosted by Taking On A World of Words where book bloggers answer these questions:

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

 

just finished

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Tbh, this should actually say “just DNFed.” Yes, you read that correctly: I DNFed Evelyn Hugo. I’m still sad about it. The main reason I felt like I should DNF it were that I had a couple of major things spoiled for me by the book community including the main romance and what happens with Monique’s father, and also the sex stuff really bothered me and I was worried it would end up being too triggering. I did like the writing even though it wasn’t as amazing as in DAISY JONES, so it’s possible I’ll come back to it, but I think I might give other Taylor Jenkins Reid books a try first. But I am very salty that the book community spoiled the biggest part of the book. I guess that’s what I get for reading reviews but it’s still disappointing.

 

currently reading

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I’ve been psyched for this book for what feels like forever, but definitely from since before that AMAZING cover was revealed. This is honestly the most on-brand book for me and I’m hoping it continues being enjoyable. It’s about Esme Pearl, a teenager who has a babysitting “club” with her best friend Janis until gorgeous Cassandra Heaven moves to town, and weird things start happening around Esme. There has already been a creepy child incident and lots of girl power and awesome fashion (though honestly I could do without so many fashion descriptions, but it’s not bad), so I have high hopes that this will continue to be awesome. Also, it’s surprisingly and unexpectedly funny? I was expecting quirky but not to actually LOL, so that’s a nice surprise.

 

reading next

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Okay so maybe I’ll reread SEA WITCH next so I can read SEA WITCH RISING??? But also I really want to read NINTH HOUSE for my birthday this weekend. Reading my eARC of it will be my ultimate birthday gift to myself. I’m a little worried this one will be triggering for me as well but I am going to try to soldier on through because I love Leigh Bardugo she is my queen and I need to read this book that is sure to be a dark masterpiece.

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3 responses to “www wednesday // 8-21-19

  1. Oh no I’m so sorry you DNFed Evelyn Hugo, it’s so bothering that you got spoiled for it all 🙁
    I’m so happy you’re enjoying your current read though, I love that cover! And I can’t wait to hear what you think of Ninth House, I’ve been curious about that one, but also scared that it might be too triggering.

    • cottoncandybookwitch

      Yeah, that’s my one fear about night house too. I hope we both end up liking it though!

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