Happy Hump Day,
Hope you’re having a good week so far. Just two more days til the weekend! All right, let’s get right to the post.
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?
Thou shalt kill.
A world with no hunger, no disease, no war, no misery. Humanity has conquered all those things, and has even conquered death. Now scythes are the only ones who can end life—and they are commanded to do so, in order to keep the size of the population under control.
Citra and Rowan are chosen to apprentice to a scythe—a role that neither wants. These teens must master the “art” of taking life, knowing that the consequence of failure could mean losing their own.
Opinion so far:
I’m buddy reading this with Gigi aka The Beachy Reader and I’ve gotta say I’m loving it so far. I’m only about 10% in, but this is a great dystopian world that I’ve gotta know more about. Stay tuned!
Dan and Liss are witches. The Black Book granted them that power. Harnessing that power feels good, especially when everything in their lives makes them feel powerless.
During a spell gone wrong, Liss’s boyfriend is snatched away by an evil entity and presumed dead. Dan and Liss’s friendship dies that night, too. How can they practice magic after the darkness that they conjured?
Months later, Liss discovers that her boyfriend is alive, trapped underground in the grips of an ancient force. She must save him, and she needs Dan and the power of The Black Book to do so. Dan is quickly sucked back into Liss’s orbit and pushes away her best friend, Alexa. But Alexa has some big secrets she’s hiding and her own unique magical disaster to deal with.
When another teenager disappears, the girls know it’s no coincidence. What greedy magic have they awakened? And what does it want with these teens it has stolen?
Set in the atmospheric wilds of California’s northern coast, Sasha Laurens’s thrilling debut novel is about the complications of friendship, how to take back power, and how to embrace the darkness that lives within us all.
Opinion so far:
I did not technically finish this book, but it is the last thing I read. Why you ask? Because I simply refuse to waste my time on a bad book. Even 10% through I could tell this wasn’t for me, so I stopped.
Disjointed flow and characters that bicker way too much were the main reason, but I didn’t see much promise of this being something I would end up enjoying, so there you have it.
I do not recommend this book, but if you are curious enough to check out my review of what I did read, click the link below.
Book Review: A Wicked Magic
PS: I’ve been slightly underwhelmed by the quality of new books coming out, so once I’m done with my current library books I won’t be focusing on them as much. It’s just not worth it. Quality wins out in the end.
Next on my TBR:
Opinion so far:
Up next on my TBR is another Animorphs, hurray! This one sounds promising because in the blurb it mentions some Andalites have finally made it to Earth. Can’t wait!
After that is my second to last new release library rental. This one has generally good reviews so I am PRAYING that it doesn’t suck or disappoint too much like others have recently.
Last but not least is the last new release from the library. This one has some bad reviews, but you know what? I’m gonna at least try it out. Don’t disappoint me, book!
After these books, I’m going to take another hard look at my TBR and what I really want to read instead of what’s new in the literary world, especially since I’ve been putting off starting some promising series and indie works for quite some time.
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!
Happy Reading Everyone!
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I’ve heard good things about Scythe, hope you enjoy it!
So far its amazing!