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May Currently Reading | ’17

05 May

Hello it’s May! πŸ˜€ That means it’s not April! That means my project is over! I know I’ve been yapping about this damn thing for months, BUT I’M JUST SO HAPPY IT’S OVER OH MY GOODNESS.

And now on to what I’m currently reading! πŸ˜€


The Mad Ship by Robin Hobb

The Mad Ship (Liveship Traders, #2)I’m the closest to finishing this one out of any of them – less than 100 pages left! And it’s getting preeeetty intense, man. This one is a buddy read with Zezee :”D We’ve been slowly tackling all of Hobb’s books for a while now – it’s fun!

I have a weird love-hate relationship with Hobb’s books. I really like everything I’ve read from her, but reading her books just takes so much out of me emotionally, man. It’s draining.

 

The Gene: An Intimate History by Siddhartha Mukherjee

The Gene: An Intimate HistoryThis one is being listened to on audio. I’ve been slipping with this one lately though – I find that if I’m under stress *cough*project*cough* I just wanna blast Scandanavian power metal on the way to work instead of listening to science. But now that stress is gone, science it is. :”D

 

 

Forgotten Realms Campaign Setting by Ed Greenwood

Forgotten Realms Campaign Setting (Forgotten Realms)This one has been and likely will continue to be on my currently reading list for a while – it’s a ‘about’ book for a dungeons and dragons setting – not exactly something you binge, haha. I’m enjoying it though – it’s allowing me to flesh out the background of my character nicely. πŸ˜€

 

 

The Broken Eye by Brent Weeks

The Broken Eye (Lightbringer, #3)GUYS. I’VE BEEN WAITING TO READ THIS BOOK FOR FOREVER. I finished the second one last month and have been waiting to pick this up until after I had finished my coding project – I knew if I picked it up before that I would never finish the code, haha. So I made it my reward to myself for finishing. πŸ˜€

I’M LOVING IT SO FAR, BY THE WAY.

 

A Court of Wings and Ruin by Sarah J Maas

A Court of Wings and Ruin (A Court of Thorns and Roses, #3)I’m totally on this train now, peeps. I wasn’t for the loooongest time. And then I read the first book and found it to be decent if not a bit unhealthy and then the second one was so much better (except the word ‘sheathing’ was used too much). And this third one – I’m rather digging it so far. It’s definitely highlighted some goods and bads about the book, but I’ll get to those in the blabber I write about the thing when I’m done with it. Because there will definitely be a blabber, yo.

So far I’ve figured out the wings bit, but still am clueless about the ruin bit.

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And that’s it! I hope to finish at least a few of these before picking up more. Five books at once is a looooot. Happy reading!

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7 responses to “May Currently Reading | ’17

  1. Analee @ Book Snacks

    05/05/2017 at 8:55 pm

    Ooh I hope you enjoy ACoWaR!! ❀ You're reading so many books ahah, that's great!

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  2. Zezee

    05/06/2017 at 8:16 am

    Yea man. Hobb does drag out those emotional moments. They make me feel heavy n tired by the end of the book.

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  3. theorangutanlibrarian

    05/06/2017 at 8:25 pm

    hahaha yes, she does use “sheathing” quite a bit. It also took me a while to get into it, but now I’m fully on board!

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    • embuhlee

      05/07/2017 at 8:46 am

      Same here. In all three books actually, ran into the same issue at the beginning – took a bit to get into. xD It’s weird, haha.

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