WWW WEDNESDAYS is a weekly meme hosted by Sam @ Taking On A World Of Words and is all about answering the three questions below.
- WHAT ARE YOU CURRENTLY READING?
Both current reads I’ve only started recently, so I can’t say too much about them yet other than that they will both help complete challenges. The first is All The Birds In The Sky by Charlie Jane Anders, a very interesting sounding mix of science fiction with romance I’m really looking forward to continue even though I’m not impressed by what I’ve read so far. The second book I’ve started is set during the Civil War: Fallen Land by Taylor Brown. I’m not too far into the story, but so far it looks promising as well.
- WHAT DID YOU RECENTLY FINISH READING?
A recent knee injury basically left me sitting on my butt all day, so I managed to finish a lot of books since last week.
* The first book I finished was Random by Tom Leveen, which turned out to be a really quick and interesting read about the consequences of (cyber)bullying. Definitely recommended!
* I then picked up Where Things Come Back by John Corey Whaley, a book I was really looking forward to but turned out to be a bit disappointing. It was too religious to my taste, read a bit slow and it took a long time for the two different storylines to connect and make sense.
* I then read Not If I See You First by Eric Lindstrom which was entertaining enough, although the love triangle slightly spoiled the story for me. It’s one of the first books with a blind main character I’ve read though (All The Light We Cannot See being the first as far as I can remember.)
* I was in the mood for non fiction so I read Steal Like An Artist by Austin Kleon afterwards, which turned out to be brilliant. Highly entertaining and relatable and definitely something I would recommend to anyone trying to be creative.
* I then realized that even though I quite a few of Katie Alender‘s books on my TBR, I never actually read any of them, so I picked up Famous Last Words. I really enjoyed this horror/ghost story and would have given it an even higher rating if it weren’t for the annoying love triangle.
* The last book I managed to finish is Ice Like Fire by Sara Raasch, which turned out to be a disappointment. I enjoyed the first book and the love triangle didn’t bother me that much back then, but the sequel is different. Both the main character Meira and the love triangle really started to bother me, the pace slowed down quite a bit and the plot was all over the place… I don’t like her new mission and the many ‘plot twists’ didn’t really make sense other than being able to confuse you more. More about my complains in the full review…
- WHAT DO YOU THINK YOU’LL READ NEXT?
I want to pick up A Darker Shade Of Magic by V.E. Schwab (and the sequel A Gathering Of Shadows), but after I finished Ice Like Fire I needed a little time off before I start another fantasy read. Random question: does ADSOM have a love triangle? Because I really don’t think I can take another love triangle right now…
Other books I have been wanting to read that aren’t fantasy and I will probably pick up first are The Girl In The Ice by Robert Bryndza and The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah… My new TBR jar pick is still The Conspiracy Of Us by Maggie Hall.