WWW Wednesday (April 18th 2018)

WWW Wednesday (April 18th 2018)

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WWW Wednesday was formerly hosted by MizB @ A Daily Rhythm and is currently being hosted by Sam @ Taking On A World of Words.

I’m in the middle of reading a book since my last one but I’m not doing a lot of progress since I’m in a hectic period of my critical care class. I have my first day on the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) for my internship and I’m extremely stressed. It’s definitely not helping that it’s a 12 hours shift 😪. So I thought it would be fun to have a small update with a WWW Wednesday. I don’t think I would be able to make it a weekly post since the chances of finishing a book every week seem slim, but I’m definitely going to try to make more similar posts (like Top Ten Tuesdays) to update more often this blog. And also because they’re really fun to do!

Anyways onto the actual post. The Three Ws are:

  1. What are you currently reading?

  2. What did you recently finish reading?

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

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Review: The Queen of Hearts by Kimmery Martin

Review: The Queen of Hearts by Kimmery Martin

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★★★.3/5 | Goodreads


Zadie Anson and Emma Colley have been best friends since their early twenties, when they first began navigating serious romantic relationships amid the intensity of medical school. Now they’re happily married wives and mothers with successful careers–Zadie as a pediatric cardiologist and Emma as a trauma surgeon. Their lives in Charlotte, North Carolina are chaotic but fulfilling, until the return of a former colleague unearths a secret one of them has been harboring for years.

As chief resident, Nick Xenokostas was the center of Zadie’s life–both professionally and personally–throughout a tragic chain of events in her third year of medical school that she has long since put behind her. Nick’s unexpected reappearance during a time of new professional crisis shocks both women into a deeper look at the difficult choices they made at the beginning of their careers. As it becomes evident that Emma must have known more than she revealed about circumstances that nearly derailed both their lives, Zadie starts to question everything she thought she knew about her closest friend.


This title card was probably the hardest to make because I just wanted to add so much but the book cover was already beautiful as it was. So after basically an hour of playing around – adding and removing stuff – I just resigned myself and opted to leave it as it was, lol. This is probably one of the most aesthetic cover I’ve ever seen, I’m kind of bummed I have the Ebook and not the physical copy to display it on my shelf.

Anyways, yay for book #4 of the year! My goal of reading 1 book this year has been surpassed by 400%, which is ah-ma-zing 😂. I’m attributing this to procrastination, though, so I don’t know if it’s supposed to be a good thing or not 🤷‍♀️. Like I mentioned in my last post, I heard about this book through a BookTuber and what really attracted me was the medical aspect of the plot. I’m not a fan of Grey’s Anatomy, which is a shocker because I feel like everyone in my class is insanely obsessed with that show. I don’t like that show because of its over-the-top drama and unrealistic plots and portrayal of the medical field. So, I was hoping that this book was not going to be basically an episode of Grey’s on paper. I’m happy to say that this wasn’t a hit and miss and that I really enjoyed it!

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Review: Restore Me (Shatter Me #4) by Tahereh Mafi

Review: Restore Me (Shatter Me #4) by Tahereh Mafi

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★★★★★/5| Goodreads


Juliette Ferrars thought she’d won. She took over Sector 45, was named the new Supreme Commander, and now has Warner by her side. But she’s still the girl with the ability to kill with a single touch—and now she’s got the whole world in the palm of her hand. When tragedy hits, who will she become? Will she be able to control the power she wields and use it for good?


I read the Shatter Me series back in 2015. They were on sale in the iBook store and I was looking for something to read. I knew they were quite popular but I haven’t heard much on the story. I pretty much dove into the series blind and it ended up being the best reads of the year. I’m pretty sure I flew through them. So it was no surprised when I learned that there was going to be a sequel to the series, it got me excited to read again, something that I haven’t felt in a while. I quickly went through the trilogy to remind myself of the pig lines of the plot and the world so that I wouldn’t be too lost when Restore Me would come out. Re-reading some parts of the book really reminded me why I loved the series and how beautiful Tahereh Mafi’s writing is.

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TAG: Three Days, Three Quotes – Day I

TAG: Three Days, Three Quotes – Day I

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I have been neglecting this blog for a couple of days already and I need to post something before the guilt eats me up. The reason I’ve been gone for a while is a combination of hectic hours at work, laziness + procrastination and the beginning of hockey playoffs consuming my life (guilty hockey fan here).

Luckily, I’ve been nominated by the awesome Liam @ Hey Ashers! to participate in the Three Days, Three Quotes tag.

Three rules :

  1. Thank the person who nominated you
  2. Post a quote for three consecutive days
  3. Nominate three bloggers each day

This quote is from Angels & Demons by Dan Brown. Not only it is one of my favorite book, it is probably one of my most favorite quote ever. He knows how to get to my soul. And Vittoria (the one who says this line) is such a badass character.

I would like to nominate Trang & Lashaan @ Bookidote, Rose @ Rose Read and Luna @ LuniReads 😊

TAG: Harry Potter

TAG: Harry Potter

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I was lucky enough to get tagged by my good friends Trang and Lashaan @ Bookidote to do the Harry Potter tag! It’s a brand new tag that they invented and I have to tell you, it is very clever. There’s only one rule: you cannot use a Harry Potter book in your answers 😉

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Unboxing: Fairy Loot – retellings

Unboxing: Fairy Loot – retellings

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I’ve recently ordered the March box from a new subscription box called Fairy Loot. It was waiting for me on my doorstep, this morning. I was so excited to open it because the theme for March was retellings and I know I love them. I really like the concept of a subscription box, when I open one I feel like it’s my birthday 😂

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Review: Passenger by Alexandra Bracken

Review: Passenger by Alexandra Bracken

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★★★.5/5 | Goodreads

Passage, n.
i. A brief section of music composed of a series of notes and flourishes.
ii. A journey by water; a voyage.
iii. The transition from one place to another, across space and time.

In one devastating night, violin prodigy Etta Spencer loses everything she knows and loves. Thrust into an unfamiliar world by a stranger with a dangerous agenda, Etta is certain of only one thing: she has traveled not just miles but years from home. And she’s inherited a legacy she knows nothing about from a family whose existence she’s never heard of. Until now.

Nicholas Carter is content with his life at sea, free from the Ironwoods—a powerful family in the colonies—and the servitude he’s known at their hands. But with the arrival of an unusual passenger on his ship comes the insistent pull of the past that he can’t escape and the family that won’t let him go so easily. Now the Ironwoods are searching for a stolen object of untold value, one they believe only Etta, Nicholas’ passenger, can find. In order to protect her, he must ensure she brings it back to them—whether she wants to or not.

Together, Etta and Nicholas embark on a perilous journey across centuries and continents, piecing together clues left behind by the traveler who will do anything to keep the object out of the Ironwoods’ grasp. But as they get closer to the truth of their search, and the deadly game the Ironwoods are playing, treacherous forces threaten to separate Etta not only from Nicholas but from her path home… forever.

If I’m being honest to myself, I don’t know how to feel about this book. I really wanted to love this book and I think my high expectations got the best of me.

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