W.W.W. Wednesdays: April 23, 2014

W.W.W. Wednesdays: April 23, 2014

As there is still an hour left is Wednesday, I would like to introduce one of the two new initiatives I hope to keep up with on Sitting in the Stacks. 

WWW Wednesdays comes from the blog Should Be ReadingEvery Wednesday, Should Be Reading, and other blogs, such as Heart of Sultana, post the three Ws of reading:
• What are you currently reading?
• What did you recently finish reading?
• What do you think you’ll read next? Read more

The Sinfully Good End of Summer Read (brought to you by the Devil himself)

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I, Lucifer
by Glen Duncan

 

Does anyone else remember the song “One of Us” by Joan Osborne? Well, what if Satan was one of us?  In Glen Duncan’s book I, Lucifer humanity is graced by a mortal, fleshly Lucifer.  I, Lucifer is the tell all, or as Lucifer corrects “tell some,” about the famous story of the fallen angel.  Yet, there’s a twist.  God has offered to let Lucifer return to heaven if he can live out a mortal life without being too sinful.  Lucifer, taking the offer as a joke, accepts a one-month trial in the body of Declan Gunn, but he discovers human life isn’t as much of a joy ride as he expected. Read more