WWW Wednesday: February 28th, 2018

Hello, friends! How’s your reading coming along? It’s time for another WWW Wednesday!

WWW Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Sam@Taking on a World of Words.
To participate, just answer the three questions below and link back to her or put the link to your post in the comment section of her blog so that others can look at your answers!

The Three Ws are:

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

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Monthly Wrap-Up: February 2018

Hello, bookworms! I know it’s a bit early, but welcome to another wrap-up post!
Although I didn’t get to read as much as I had initially planned during my holiday in Okinawa, I managed to finish as many as 11 books!!
Given that February is the shortest month of the year, I think I did great (yeah, I know. I’m giving myself a pat on the back 😛 )

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Review: A Totally Awkward Love Story

Sam and Hannah only have the holidays to find ‘The One’. Their lobster. But instead of being epic, their summer is looking awkward. They must navigate social misunderstandings, the plotting of well-meaning friends, and their own fears of being virgins for ever to find happiness. But fate is at work to bring them together. And in the end, it all boils down to love. (Goodreads)

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February Book Haul

Hello, book lovers! How are you doing lately?
Oh my gosh, I seemed to have done it again… despite my strong pledge NOT to buy books that are NOT absolutely necessary, I ended up buying way too many more books than I had originally planned…

Oh, well, what’s done is done. No use crying over spilt milk. So, let’s take a look at my crazy book haul! Continue reading

24-Hour Readathon February Edition

Hello, bookworms! As you might already know, I did my second 24-Hour Readathon with Lili@Lili’s Blissful Pages from Saturday 6 p.m. to Sunday 5:59 pm!

Honestly, I’m a bit sleepy and tired right now lol  The last time I did my own readathon at the beginning of February, I started it after taking some nap and that power nap seemed to have done wonders.
But surprisingly enough, I didn’t fall asleep as long as I did the last time. I did take some naps every now and then, but I managed to wake up and I think I only slept like an hour or so. Yay me! Continue reading

Review: The Well of Ascension by Brandon Sanderson

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Vin, the street urchin who has grown into the most powerful Mistborn in the land, and Elend Venture, the idealistic young nobleman who loves her, must build a healthy new society in the ashes of an empire. Three separate armies attack. As the siege tightens, an ancient legend seems to offer a glimmer of hope. But even if it really exists, no one knows where to find the Well of Ascension or what manner of power it bestows. (Goodreads)

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Silver Thaw by Catherine Anderson

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From the New York Times bestselling author of the Coulter and Harrigan Family novels comes a brand-new contemporary romance series about first love, second chances, and hope reborn…

After years of living in fear of her husband, Amanda Banning has left him and moved to Mystic Creek, Oregon, for a fresh start. But she’s having a tough time providing for herself and her six-year-old daughter. Writing her secret yearnings on slips of paper and sending them into the wind helps her cling to the hope that things will get better…and that she can find happiness again.

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24-Hour Readathon (February 2018)

Hello, dear my friends! Lili@Lili’s Blissful Pages and I decided to do another 24-Hour Readathon starting 6 p.m. in your time!
This has been decided only a couple of hours ago (although it’d been discussed before, but we hadn’t set the exact time), so it’s short notice, but I hope you can join us!!
Here’s Lili’s post announcing our 24-hour readathon. We will welcome your participation! The more, the merrier!!

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Hi Guys,

I have an announcement!!!

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This idea was born few weeks ago. My friend,Noriko (Diary of a Bookfiend) just finished her very first 24-hour Readathonand needless to say, she enjoyed it despite her lack of sleep. I want to do it too and so we decided to do it together. Weekend seems the best time to do it and if possible, we’ll do this every last weekend of the month. 

downloadInitially, we thought of having rules but decided against it in the end. We won’t follow them anyway. LOL. 🙂 🙂 Seriously, we just plan to read and that’s it. Maybe, tweet once in a while about our reads, and how sleepy we are. Or how badly we want need coffee. 

If you guys wanna join Noriko and me, we’d love to have you on board. I’m sure it will be more fun with you all…

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Audiobook Review: The Player by Denise Grover Swank

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Divorce attorney Blair Hansen is convinced that marriage should be based on practicality, not passion. But as her own wedding approaches, she finds herself remembering her law school boyfriend, the only man she’s ever loved, and regretting what might have been. Garrett Lowry is a divorce attorney who’s ready to settle down. The problem is that he can’t find a woman who suits him nearly as well as the one he loved and lost. He broke her heart by playing the field after their breakup-something he’s always regretted. But after months of pining for Blair, Garrett stumbles across her in a freak coincidence, and then destiny keeps throwing them together. He’s convinced that it’s a sign that they should give their love a second chance. Can Garrett convince Blair that a player once isn’t a player forever and that happy endings aren’t just for dreamers?Contains mature themes. (Goodreads)

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