#WWW Wednesday – July 04, 2018

It’s time for WWW Wednesday! This blog hop is hosted by Sam over at A World Of Words. Link up with us by commenting on Sam’s post for this week, and just answer the three questions.

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What have you recently finished reading?

As predicted, I finished Unearthed by Amie Kaufman and Meagan Spooner last Wednesday night after my post. It was fun, and I have to admit the cliffhanger has me intrigued enough to consider reading the sequel, but it was not quite what I had hoped. My review is scheduled for this Friday.

Still, that was better than I Had Such Friends by Meg Gatland-Veness, which is being pimped as the #LoveOzYA debut of 2018 and I just… did not like it at all. Well, I didn’t like the main character, but in a contemporary novel written in first person, that pretty much equates to not liking the book, too. Still,  it was a quick read and I received it an as ARC so I can’t complain too much.  Here’s my full review.

I also posted my review of Zombie Playlist by K. J. Chapman. Click here to read it.

What are you currently reading

Station Eleven by Emily St John Mandel is on hold while I listen to A Mask of Shadows, the third Frey and McGray novel by Oscar de Muriel. The format is a bit different to the first two books and that took a bit of getting used to. My favourite thing about this series is the banter between the two main characters and so far, they’ve been separated a lot in this one, so that’s a bit disappointing.

I am also reading Blackwing by Ed McDonald which was recommended to me by a friend. He’s quite picky about his fantasy, so I have pretty high hopes. It’s an industrialised fantasy world, not a straight medieval fantasy, which I am glad about, as I’m not in the mood for the latter. But this is intriguing so far.

No movement on All Quiet on the Western Front by Erich Maria Remarque this week.

What do you think you will read next?

I’m still leaning towards The Olmec Obituary by L. J. M. Owens. Also, if you’re interested, I posted my planned July/August TBR here.  Let me know if you’ve read any on there!

What are you reading this week?~ EmilyP.S. If you’re  interested, head over to my writing blog, Letting the Voices Out, to read a snippet of my current WIP here.

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12 thoughts on “#WWW Wednesday – July 04, 2018

    • Emily Wrayburn says:

      So I had to read your comment a couple of times to figure out the joke, but now I feel I missed an opportunity by not saying it myself that way in the post! Yeah, I am mostly just reading a few chapters each weekend, but I didn’t get around to it this weekend. It’s not really one for reading in dribs and drabs on the bus and that sort of thing.

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    • Emily Wrayburn says:

      I hear you. I’ve been meaning to read it since it was first released, and now there are three books in the series and I’m still getting there. I’ve even owned a copy for over a year now!

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    • Emily Wrayburn says:

      Yeah, I kinda wish I had done the same! I was only somewhat interested by the synopsis but I thought I would give it a go. I do enjoy YA contemporaries so it wasn’t entirely out of my scope, but it just missed the mark so hard.

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    • Emily Wrayburn says:

      It only came out towards the end of last year. I think they had both been working on individual projects in the meantime (and Kaufman’s work with Jay Kristoff, of course).

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