Happy Hump Day everyone!
I hope you’re ready for some great book recommendations! Let’s get right into it.
Every Wednesday I participate in a meme called WWW Wednesday.
This meme is a challenge where you simply share what you’re reading, what you’ve recently finished, and what you hope to read in the near future.
The meme is currently handled by Taking On A World of Words, and anybody can participate.
Simply read the 3 W questions below and answer them should you want to:
- What are you currently reading?
- What did you recently finish reading?
- What do you think you’ll read next?
In the summer of 1986, Billy Collins is sent to his own personal Hell – summer camp. The remote Camp Genesis offers desperate parents a place to “straighten” out their gay teenagers with the help of the puritanical Katherine Creevey.
Besides the typical horsing around, campfire tales and summer games, the Genesis program forces gay and questioning teens into humiliating gender-based lessons. While Billy wants nothing more than to escape Camp Genesis, he can’t help worrying that something even more sinister is hiding just out of sight.
Unknown to Billy, two campers were murdered three years ago. Just days after Billy and the new campers arrive, people start to go missing, and it’s up to Billy and his new friend Jem to find out what’s really going on. Is a maniac on the loose? Is history repeating itself? One thing’s for sure – at Camp Genesis, you have to fight to survive…
Opinion so far:
I’m reading this along with Iseult Murphy, and I’m loving every second of this campy LGBT horror. It reads like a movie, and I’m really invested in it. I’m just under a third of the way through and hope to finish this sometime tomorrow or Friday. Here’s hoping it continues to be as great as it’s been so far!
James Martin is a teacher, a powerful Psychic, and an alcoholic. He used to work for the Center for Magical Research and Development, a facility that houses people who can’t control their supernatural abilities, but left after one of his students was killed, turning to vodka to soothe his emotional pain. The problem is he still has one year left on his contract.
When James is forced to return to the CMRD, he finds himself confronting the demons of his past and attempting to protect his new class from a possible death sentence, because if they don’t pass their final exams, they’ll be euthanized.
James also discovers that his class isn’t bringing in enough sponsors, the agencies and world governments who supply grants and ultimately purchase graduates of the CMRD, and that means no profit for the facility. James and his students face impossible odds—measure up to the facility’s unreachable standards or escape.
Opinion so far:
This was a solid, superpowered read. Action, drama, and great characters made this very memorable, and I can’t wait to read more by this author!
Magic or Die Book Review
Next on my TBR:
Opinion so far:
Next up on my immediate TBR is Burn by Patrick Ness. I’m excited about this new release, and my library supplied me with the sweet hookup. Can’t wait!
After that I’ll continue my Animorphs journey. I like the idea of Rachel as a cheetah and second-in-command, so here’s hoping it doesn’t disappoint!
Following Animorphs is my buddy read with Misty’s Book Space of The Darkest Part of the Forest by Holly Black. This one has something of a fairytale edge to it, and me and Misty were intrigued enough to give this a go.
Last but certainly not least is another new release, A Wicked Magic by Sasha Laurens. Though this has conflicting reviews on GoodReads (yes,I’m a book stalker) I’m really excited about this and am hopeful the reviews are wrong.
Wish me luck on my reads!
That’s a Wrap!
Okay folks, that’s my WWW Wednesday for this week.
What does your reading pile look like? Have you read any of the books on my list? Do you have any opinions or feedback on the books I chose? Feel free to share in the comments, and don’t forget to subscribe or follow my bookish journeys!
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I love the cover on A Wicked Magic! It’s artsy and creepy and has a cat.:-) Up next for me is A Stick of Doublemint by Gene O’Neill. It’s a crime suspense supernatural story . . . sounds great!
Right? Major props on the cover for sure. I freaked when I saw it. Kitty cat!
Oh what an interesting title, but I can see where the reference is from. I hope you enjoy it!
I’ve not read any Patrick Ness but I got one of his books in a book box earlier this year and I really need to read it.
Here’s mine https://bookwormsanonymous.blog/2020/08/05/www-wednesday-24/
Oh really? Which book of his? I read A Monster Calls and it was amazing!
Nice reading picks! 🙂
Burn, I think?! Maybe? I can’t remember and it’s at the bottom of a very large TBR pile.
Aha! Well I guess we will both have to see how that book is. Its next on my tbr since it became available at my library. Fingers crossed!
Glad you’re enjoying Camp Carnage–it does look like a fun horror. 🙂
Yeah it’s written like a horror flick so I really am enjoying it. Not perfect, but kinda close.
I’m looking forward to our next buddy read. I’m still waiting for it to get to my library but I will let you know as soon as I pick it up.
Okay, cool! I figured I’d give you adequate time. We can always push the date back if needed.