WWW Wednesdays (August 22nd)

WWW Wednesdays is a weekly bookish meme hosted by MizB of ShouldBeReading.  Answer three questions, What did you just finish, What are you currently reading and What is up next?

I just finished reading Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn. It was interesting…I didn’t much like the characters, but the storyline forces you to read and finish quickly.  I also read Lucretia and the Kroons.  Ok short story and a prequel to a new story.

I am almost finished with Spirit Bound by Richelle Mead.  It is pretty good, Rose is yelling a lot right now, she needs anger management classes.  I have to read it right away though as I promised it during  a paperbackswap.com game and need to mail it off soon.  I am also reading My Life as a White Trash Zombie by Diana Rowland.  It is silly and enjoyable.  I will be finishing with it as soon as I get a couple hours free.

Next up…I am about half way through Snow Escape by Roberta Goodman.  The story is great and is a tense thriller, but I had to put it down to read Gone Girl as I borrowed my mom’s iPad to read the book (she needed it back quickly).  The publisher doesn’t let you loan!  Lame!

What are you reading this week?

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About ocdreader

I love to read! I always have a book or four going, I have more books in my to-be-read pile than I can read in a year and yet I continue to haunt the bookstores. I have a problem, but I somehow soldier on. I enjoy talking books, so pass on your recommendations and thoughts - I would love to hear them.
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25 Responses to WWW Wednesdays (August 22nd)

  1. As always, I stand in awe of your eclectic taste. It’s what makes your blog so fascinating – apart from your vibrant personality, of course!

    • ocdreader says:

      Ah, thanks. I think it might scare some people, you never know what you will find! I keep reading about bizarro books on Jess Resides Here, I might have to try one of those soon 🙂

  2. I just finished Never Let me Go, and now I’m reading Henry & June by Anaïs Nin.

    • ocdreader says:

      I have Henry & June gathering dust…I should pick that up. Maybe after I read your review!!

      • It’s definitely a book for people who not only read books of the classic type… It’s kind of hard to understand how one can really live a life like that.
        But it’s a nice read though.

  3. I can’t wait to see what you think of Spirit Bound and the Zombie one. Both interest me.

    • ocdreader says:

      I love that we all have each others backs by boldly going where others imagine, really to pave the way for good reading. 🙂 LOL (Its early and I am a bit of a dork)

  4. Irish says:

    LOL Yes Rose does need anger management…but she’s a good character, I like her. I’ve heard a lot about Gone Girl one day I’ll have to jump on that band wagon.

    My WWW Wednesday is here.

    • ocdreader says:

      Don’t learn anything too spoilery about Gone Girl before you read (or try not too). My review will try to remain as spoiler free as possible, once I get around to writing it. I learned a couple of things and it colored by feelings about the characters I think. Thanks for swinging by!

  5. Gigi Ann says:

    Sad to say I’ve never heard of any of these books, I suppose it has to do with the age thing! I am more into cozies. This week I am finishing up a 12 book series, only have two more to read, and I will have completely read the whole 12 book series.

    Thanks for stopping by for a visit to My Reading Corner today.

    • ocdreader says:

      I just read a nice cozie which made me think I should read more, it made me so happy! Lisa Kleypas’ Rainshadow Road – so sweet and lovely!

  6. Chris says:

    That cover to My Life as a White Trash Zombie is pretty gruesome. Sounds like a fun title, though.

    Thanks for visiting my post!

  7. Nutschell says:

    I’ve heard a lot about Gillian and her books. I’ll definitely be checking them out 🙂
    Nutschell
    http://www.thewritingnut.com

  8. People are loving “Gone Girl” and I’m excited to get to it.
    If you want to talk about not liking the characters, have a look at Sara Levine’s Treasure Island!!!
    The main character is awful, but I still enjoyed the read as a whole.
    http://wellreadfish.blogspot.com/2012/08/www-wednesday_22.html

  9. Kwizgiver says:

    I agree that I did not like the characters in Gone Girl, but I sure couldn’t put it down!

  10. SPIRIT BOUND! LOL the classes.. would they even work? ;D lol
    http://booknookgirl.blogspot.com/2012/08/wow-www.html

  11. April Hernandez says:

    I have seen a couple of friends who have read Gone Girl. I think that will be on my beg, borrow, or buy list.

    • ocdreader says:

      It is definitely worth reading. Emotionally, I was left pretty confused and amazed, but the book itself was really well done. I think it will be an awesome bookclub discussion!

  12. Haven’t heard of those book before. Hope you enjoy your read, though!
    Thanks for droppin by my WWWWs!
    Michelle Shouts Random

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