What We’re Reading Wednesday, March 22nd

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Happy Wednesday, book friends! This post is coming a little later in the morning than usual because my mom has been in town visiting and I wanted to see her off today. 

We’ve been running around town exploring and shopping, then spending our evenings watching Only Murders in the Building. So, definitely a bit less reading these last few days than usual. 

Since I moved to Pittsburgh and moved in with my husband, Mom and I haven’t really had any mother daughter time, so it was nice to spend time just the two of us while Mr. Your Book Friend is on a business trip. Or I should say just the three of us, because Azula is here too and she loves spending time with her grandma. 

Let’s get into the reading updates, little though I may have since last week! 

(Full disclosure: This post uses Bookshop.org affiliate links. Books marked with asterisks were received as complimentary review copies.)

Recent Reads

I haven’t finished any new books since last week. Alas, my Goodreads challenge informs me I’m now only two books ahead of schedule instead of three. 

Current Reads

Still working on the same two books as last week! Morning read is Witches of America, though I’ve spent my mornings with my chatty extroverted mother this week instead. 

I started Play the Fool*, one of my NetGalley titles, and am enjoying it so far. It’s a mystery where a tarot reader tries to solve the disappearance of her friend, so a bit outside my usual genre but I couldn’t resist! 

Up Next & On to You

No idea what I’ll read next since I’m still very much in the middle of these two books! But there’s certainly no lack of books on my TBR cart and my NetGalley shelf to choose from. 

What about you, book friends? What are you reading right now, and how is it treating you? 


Top 5 Tuesday: Book Spine Poetry

Happy Tuesday, book friends! I’m here with another Top 5 Tuesday post today.

Top 5 Tuesday is a weekly meme created by Bionic Bookworm, now hosted by Meeghan Reads. If you’re interested in participating, check out their blog to get the details and the prompts for each week. This week, we’re making a poem using the spines of books from our shelves. This gives me flashbacks to Intro to Poetry in college, which was easiy my least favorite required class for my major. Nevertheless, we’re going to try and have fun with this one!

Okay, here’s my book spine poem:


Early Morning Riser,

Just Listen.

This Time Next Year,

We Could Be Heroes.

Honestly, not half bad if I do say so myself! This was a different twist on Top 5 Tuesday and I enjoyed the challenge, even if my dog had questions about what I was doing grabbing books from the shelf so early in the morning.

Do your book spines make any interesting poems? Let me know!