W…W…W…Wednesday

In lieu of a book review this week I’m gonna do WWW Wednesday. This tag is hosted by Taking On A World Of Words and includes three W’s.

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

What are you currently reading?

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This morning, Kady thought breaking up with Ezra was the hardest thing she’d have to do.

This afternoon, her planet was invaded.

The year is 2575, and two rival megacorporations are at war over a planet that’s little more than an ice-covered speck at the edge of the universe. Too bad nobody thought to warn the people living on it. With enemy fire raining down on them, Kady and Ezra—who are barely even talking to each other—are forced to fight their way onto an evacuating fleet, with an enemy warship in hot pursuit.

But their problems are just getting started. A deadly plague has broken out and is mutating, with terrifying results; the fleet’s AI, which should be protecting them, may actually be their enemy; and nobody in charge will say what’s really going on. As Kady hacks into a tangled web of data to find the truth, it’s clear only one person can help her bring it all to light: the ex-boyfriend she swore she’d never speak to again.

I thought it was time to try some science fiction. It’s not usually my genre but so many people say that this book is a good gateway book because of the style of story telling. It’s told through documents, emails, interviews, ect. So far I love it.

What did you recently finish reading?

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Surrounded by enemies, the once-great nation of Ravka has been torn in two by the Shadow Fold, a swath of near impenetrable darkness crawling with monsters who feast on human flesh. Now its fate may rest on the shoulders of one lonely refugee.

Alina Starkov has never been good at anything. But when her regiment is attacked on the Fold and her best friend is brutally injured, Alina reveals a dormant power that saves his life—a power that could be the key to setting her war-ravaged country free. Wrenched from everything she knows, Alina is whisked away to the royal court to be trained as a member of the Grisha, the magical elite led by the mysterious Darkling.

Yet nothing in this lavish world is what it seems. With darkness looming and an entire kingdom depending on her untamed power, Alina will have to confront the secrets of the Grisha . . . and the secrets of her heart.

I loved Six of Crows so much that I decided to read the Grisha Trilogy. I don’t really know what I kept putting off reading this trilogy for so long. It was definitely my loss. I gave this book 5 stars.

What do you think you’ll read next?

I have two more novels checked out from the library so it’s a toss up depending on my mood.

 The Great Hunt’s synopsis

When a strange beast terrorizes the kingdom of Lochlanach, fear stirs revolt. In an act of desperation, a proclamation is sent to all of Eurona—kill the creature and win the ultimate prize: the daughter of King Lochson’s hand in marriage.

Princess Aerity knows her duty to the kingdom but cannot bear the idea of marrying a stranger… until a brooding local hunter, Paxton Seabolt, catches her attention. There’s no denying the unspoken lure between them… or his mysterious resentment.

Paxton is not the marrying type. Nor does he care much for spoiled royals and their arcane laws. He’s determined to keep his focus on the task at hand—ridding the kingdom of the beast—but the princess continues to surprise him, and the perilous secrets he’s buried begin to surface.

Inspired by the Grimm Brothers’ tale “The Singing Bone,” New York Times bestselling author Wendy Higgins delivers a dark fantasy filled with rugged hunters, romantic tension, and a princess willing to risk all to save her kingdom.

When’s Synopsis

Maddie Fynn is a shy high school junior, cursed with an eerie intuitive ability: she sees a series of unique digits hovering above the foreheads of each person she encounters. Her earliest memories are marked by these numbers, but it takes her father’s premature death for Maddie and her family to realize that these mysterious digits are actually death dates, and just like birthdays, everyone has one.

Forced by her alcoholic mother to use her ability to make extra money, Maddie identifies the quickly approaching death date of one client’s young son, but because her ability only allows her to see the when and not the how, she’s unable to offer any more insight. When the boy goes missing on that exact date, law enforcement turns to Maddie.

Soon, Maddie is entangled in a homicide investigation, and more young people disappear and are later found murdered. A suspect for the investigation, a target for the murderer, and attracting the attentions of a mysterious young admirer who may be connected to it all, Maddie’s whole existence is about to be turned upside down. Can she right things before it’s too late?

So this is my WWW Wednesday. Comment down below what you are currently reading. Hope you guys have a wonderful day and I can’t wait to chat with you!

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2 thoughts on “W…W…W…Wednesday

  1. Cait @ Paper Fury says:

    OH OH I LOVE ILLUMINAE!! I hope you enjoy it…and by “enjoy” I mean, good luck keeping your feels intact by the end. 😉 hehe. IT’S SOSO GOOD THOUGH!! I’m waiting for my library reserve of Gemina to come in because #need. I also love Shadow & Bone! I think Six of Crows is the best of the books, but I still like the original series a lot. Wait till book 2…you get Sturmhond WHO IS LITERALLY THE BEST.😍😍

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