WWW Wednesday

This is a meme hosted by Taking on a World of Words.  It asks three questions:

1.      What are you currently reading?

2.      What did you recently finish reading?

3.      What do you think you’ll read next?

I’m currently reading The Strangeworlds Travel Agency by L D Lapinski (publication April 2020). This is SO, SO good! I love portal magic and, the more I learn about the magical system in this book, the more I love it. The characters are brilliantly written and incredibly engaging and the world-building is wonderful – so clever!

Normally, I NEVER read more than one book at a time. BUT I made a bookish resolution to try to listen to audiobooks which I’ve never really got on with! I think I’ve worked out my problem – and found a solution! I used to listen to audiobooks in bed when I was tired, so I’d always drift off and miss loads. I’m now listening in the car going to and from work, and in class as I get organised in the morning – works perfectly for me! I’m currently listening to The Boy Who Fooled the World (on BorrowBox, a free library service), and it is utterly brilliant.

I read four books this week. Charlotte’s Web is such a wonderful story which did make me cry, and smile and take me back to my childhood – this is one I think I will read to my class this year. The Snowman by Michael Morpurgo is a beautifully magical and heartfelt story which I really enjoyed. Letters from the Lighthouse is truly brilliant. I read it in one sitting as I really couldn’t bear to stop reading. I really enjoyed Milton the Mighty which was a really fun story with an important message.

I was lucky enough to be sent both of these for review. I read Brightstorm at the start of 2019 and absolutely loved it, but I haven’t written a review as that was before I started my blog and knew of the existence of Goodreads! I will be using Brightstorm with my Year 4 class as an English unit, so this is perfect timing! I’m so excited to also have DarkWhispers to read immediately after (published February 2020).

What have you enjoyed reading recently? Have you read any of these?

8 thoughts on “WWW Wednesday

    1. It was just brilliant – really brought me back to my childhood growing up on a rural farm! I’m loving The Strangeworlds Travel Agency – hope you enjoy it too! I’ve got the audiobooks for The Happy Prince and A Little Princess – have you read any of these?

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