www wednesday // 9-4-19

Posted September 4, 2019 by cottoncandybookwitch in www wednesday / 6 Comments

WWW Wednesday is a book blog meme hosted by Taking On A World of Words where book bloggers answer these questions:

  • What are you currently reading?
  • What are you reading next?
  • What did you just finish reading?

 

just finished

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I know: you’re as shocked as I am that I decided to give this book another try. I posted a really ranting review of a it a while ago and still stand by most of the stuff I said and think it is an utterly trash YA book, but also I also kind of enjoyed it? I’m still giving it two stars though because I skimmed the end because I wanted the garbage to stop and it just got too predictable. It is definitely still a bad Grisha trilogy knock off and I probably won’t be reading book 2 because the characters are all dry as toast and super contrived and cliche, but I will be scouring the internet to see if my predicted ship sails.

 

currently reading

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I decided to read an August release I missed, HOUSE OF SALT AND SORROWS. This book sounds very Ocean Gothic, which should definitely be a genre, and is also a retelling of the Twelve Dancing Princesses, which I’ve read a couple retellings of in the past. I haven’t seen any reviews of it yet but I still have hopes that it will be good!

 

reading next

A quick breakdown of why I’m debating between these books:

  • A Dress for the Wicked – Project Runway comp
  • Kingdom of Souls – witch doctors and selling your soul for magic
  • Serpent & Dove – witches & a holy war

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6 responses to “www wednesday // 9-4-19

  1. I’m sorry you didn’t like Wicked Saints. I really enjoyed reading it. I’m actually about to start the next book in the trilogy. The rest of these books sound good as well. Happy reading!

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