Wednesday, April 17, 2013

WWW Wednesdays (30) / Waiting on Wednesday (32): Man Made Boy

To play along, just answer the following three (3) questions…

• What are you currently reading?

• What did you recently finish reading?
• What do you think you’ll read next?

Last Monday, my summer class started and I'm trying to gauge whether this will affect my reading process. I hope not.

Currently Reading:

Harry Potter and the Chamber of the Secrets by J.K Rowling (Harry Potter #2)

Finished Reading:

Unraveling by Elizabeth Norris (Unraveling #1), Skin Deep by Laura Jarratt and Walking Disaster by Jamie McGuire (Beautiful Disaster #2)

I'm torn between liking and being frustrated with Unraveling. I loved Skin Deep. And Walking Disaster was okay, I liked the ending though.

Read Next:

The Beautiful and the Cursed by Page Morgan (The Dispossessed #1)

Waiting On Wednesday is a weekly event, originally started by Jill at Breaking the Spine, that highlights upcoming book releases everyone is waiting on.

Man Made Boy
by Jon Skovron

Expected publication: October 3rd 2013 by Viking Penguin

Blurb (Goodreads):

Love can be a real monster.

Sixteen-year-old Boy’s never left home. When you’re the son of Frankenstein’s monster and the Bride, it’s tough to go out in public, unless you want to draw the attention of a torch-wielding mob. And since Boy and his family live in a secret enclave of monsters hidden under Times Square, it’s important they maintain a low profile.

Boy’s only interactions with the world are through the Internet, where he’s a hacker extraordinaire who can hide his hulking body and stitched-together face behind a layer of code. When conflict erupts at home, Boy runs away and embarks on a cross-country road trip with the granddaughters of Jekyll and Hyde, who introduce him to malls and diners, love and heartbreak. But no matter how far Boy runs, he can’t escape his demons—both literal and figurative—until he faces his family once more.

This hilarious, romantic, and wildly imaginative tale redefines what it means to be a monster—and a man.


Is this is a super modern and twisted dark version of Pinocchio? If it is, then I want it.

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How about you? Which book/s are you wanting this Wednesday? Or the books you recently finished, currently reading and to read next? Share your links below! If you're not a blogger, share your books below! :)

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This week:
W: WWW Wednesdays (30) / Waiting on Wednesday (32): Man Made Boy
Release Day Blitz + Giveaway: Aberrant by Ruth Silver
F: Feature and Follow #18 * Book Review: Fractured Light by Rachel McClellan
Sat: Book Review: The Boys of Summer by C.J Duggan
Th/Sun: Book Review: Pivot Point by Kasie West

Last week:


  1. "Man made boy" does sound like it is inspired with Pinocchio. Sounds very interesting and has great cover. Can't wait too!
    Check out what I am waiting for this Wednesday...

  2. Ooh that does sound intriguing! I haven't heard of that one before!

    Here's my WoW

    Have a GREAT day!

    Old Follower :)

  3. You just gave me a heart-attack, I didn't know 'Walking Disaster' was out!! I'm so bad at keeping up with these things! Also, cheers for Harry Potter!! Thanks for sharing, I'm an old follower :)
    Here's my WWW post!
    Juli @ universe in Words

  4. Skin Deep looks good. I will have to check it out

    1. It's very lovely. You should read it! ;)

  5. The Beautiful and the Cursed looks interesting! Love the cover.

    1. It does!
      I own a different cover, though. But it makes it more interesting. ;D

  6. I love the sound of Man made Boy - at last a hero who isn't all pretty face, pecs and abs! You can find my WWW at:

    1. Agreed!
      But I still like to think that he's hiding some cuteness on his 'monster' form. ;)

  7. Oh my gosh, this sounds so fun. I hadn't heard of this one yet. Great pick!
    Here's my WoW


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