Unsurprisingly I have fallen so far behind with NaNoWriMo that I feel like I’ve stopped trying to catch up. I had put reading on the backburner a little in favour of writing but in the past few days I’ve realised that, if I’m falling behind with writing anyway, I might as well read a little more. So I have a literal stack of books checked out from the library right now (precariously balanced on the shelves above where my head is when I sleep) and I really need to get to finishing them. So I suppose if I had a theme for this Friday Reads it would be library books. Here we go…
Magnus Chase and the Sword of Summer by Rick Riordan – I never thought much of Percy Jackson when I tried to read the first book in the series, but this series features Norse mythology and if nothing else I love a good reference to Heimdall and Yggdrasil! Enjoying this a lot so far, I like Magnus’ voice and Sam feels like a breath of fresh air.
The Cuckoo’s Calling by Robert Galbraith – I’m not much of a crime reader, I’m sure that phrase will crop up in a lot of people’s reviews of the Cormoran Strike books. Because it’s a JK Rowling book and therefore nothing will put me off reading it, even if she were writing Westerns or something. I’m enjoying this so far, I love Robin’s attitude and intelligence and Cormoran is growing on me so all signs are promising.
Girlboss by Sophia Amoruso – I’ve heard this mentioned so many times and … I know nothing about Sophia Amoruso, in fact I’ve never heard of Nasty Gal. It’s just never been on my radar but I’m curious as to why people love it so I picked it up from my local library. The font is huge and it’s short so it shouldn’t take me too long to find out what the deal is with this book. I’m hoping to be pleasantly surprised since it’s not really something I’d pick up normally.
And there we have my Friday Reads. What books are you all perusing this weekend? Anyone read the books I’m working on at the moment? Would love to hear any thoughts/comments/recommendations!