WWW Wednesday #43

Hey friends! I hope you are having a fantastic day! It is time for my weekly reading update, WWW Wednesday. WWW Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Sam @ Taking On A World of Words.

The Three W’s are:

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

Let’s get started!

All covers are from Goodreads

What I Just Finished:

Queen of Shadows and Empire of Storms: Both were spectacular, though EoS has some scenes and went from YA to NA. Honestly, the ending of EoS absolutely surprised me and I still can’t really believe it. We also got so many awesome women, men, males, and females and I’m so so happy about that.

Ink and Bone: This was really good and I’m curious to see what happens next. Jess was an interesting MC and I liked how he had amazing friendships with all the other characters. The plot and idea is awesome as well. I just wish that the other characters had a more prominent and active role in the story.

What I’m Currently Reading:

Just started this, and so far so good. Though she keeps rambling off with little side notes and I’m kind of annoyed and amused by this at the same time.

What I Plan To Read Next:

Next up is The Chain by Adrian McKinty.

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That’s it for this Wednesday. What are you reading? Have you read Ink and Bone? What did you think? Did the side characters feel very left out, to you, in the story? Let’s chat in the comments below! (Be sure to link to your WWW’s so that I can check them out!)

WWW Wednesday #42

Hey friends! I hope you are having a fantastic day! It is time for my weekly reading update, WWW Wednesday. WWW Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Sam @ Taking On A World of Words.

The Three W’s are:

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

Let’s get started!

All covers are from Goodreads

What I Just Finished:

Heir of Fire was really great. It was amazing seeing Celaena become the person that she is meant to be. And I absolutely loved the witches!! I can’t wait to see what happens to them in the later books! I didn’t really enjoy Chaol/Aedion’s point of view nor did I really care about what was happening in Rifthold until the end.

The Turn of the Key was also great. I enjoyed the suspense and the atmosphere created by all the weird things going on. I was honestly anxious enough that I stopped reading when night fell lol. But the more I think about the ending, the more it doesn’t make sense, and I wish it had been explained better.

I picked up This Is Where It Ends on a whim, and I kind of enjoyed it. The horrors of what was going on was so heartbreaking, and to know that it happens in real life rather frequently is so sad and outrageous. However, the characters were really flat and both Autumn and Claire annoyed me. Tomas, Sylv, and Matt were the only ones that I liked. I also didn’t really like how Tyler was portrayed. Overall, it was meh.

What I’m Currently Reading:

Queen of Shadows (11%): I’m seriously upset with Chaol right now. And I used to love him. His confrontation with Aelin went so badly, and I honestly wished she’d punched him maybe once, because obviously his ears are not working right.

What I Plan To Read Next:

Next up is either Ink and Bone, Empire of Storms, or Memory Man.

Chat with me

That’s it for this Wednesday. What are you reading? Have you read Ink and Bone? What did you think? Am I the only one who was seriously upset with Chaol in Queen of Shadows? Let’s chat in the comments below! (Be sure to link to your WWW’s so that I can check them out!)

WWW Wednesday #41

Hey friends! I hope you are having a fantastic day! It is time for my weekly reading update, WWW Wednesday. WWW Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Sam @ Taking On A World of Words.

The Three W’s are:

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

Note: I’ve been rather MIA lately. I’m behind on blog posts, comments, and blog hopping. All my amazing plans to write so many posts and be productive over the Winter break have flown right out the window. And well, I’m disappointed about that, but I ended up having a great time with my family, and I hope you all did too!

I’m going to work on catching up on all the posts and comments that I’ve missed, hopefully starting today. And I can’t wait to tell you guys about something amazing that happened this past December, and my plans for January and 2020 as a whole (coming in my wrap-up post)!! I’m equally nervous and excited.

So, basically I apologize for disappearing, and I am work on catching up on everything 💚


Since I missed last week’s WWW (and the last of the year and decade!!!!), I’m going to be talking about all the books I’ve read since my last WWW post on the 18th of December.

Now, let’s get started!

All covers are from Goodreads

What I Just Finished:

I managed to finish 98 books last year. Didn’t get to 100, but that’s alright, because I read 98 and that’s still an awesome number.

Capturing the Devil: This book was a disaster. Not a complete disaster, but still a disaster. The ridiculous twists, and the reveal at the end made no sense at all, and I was so frustrated with Audrey Rose. Being in her head is painful, because she thinks the exact same thing a hundred different ways. I’m just so glad that this series is over, and I honestly can’t see why I liked it in the first place. There were some good parts too (Liza, Daci, and Illeana met and their friendship is YESSS!!!), but overall, this was still a disappointing finale to this series.

The Late Show: Pretty good. I liked Renée and the mystery of who did it, as well as the rogue cop aspect. However, it just wasn’t a five star, and I wished that Renée had a partner to help her with the investigation.

I Hate Weddings: This was short, a little sweet, but also rather annoying. I don’t think MG books are for me.

Our House: This was great. I liked the alternating storylines, and the ending was super satisfactory. I didn’t like Fi much, but I understood her passion to protect her kids. Bram was the one I sympathized with the most, and I really hoped that he would be saved. It was really sad reading the story from his POV.

The Lincoln Lawyer: It was great. Not really memorable, but I enjoyed the legal drama, and liked some of the characters.

Ayesha At Last: This had pretty good representation. I liked the drama, and Khalid’s awkwardness. However, some of the characters annoyed me to no end, mainly Hafsa, and I didn’t like how everything was handled at the end. It was cute at times, annoying at others, and that ending wasn’t really good.

The Queen of Nothing: In two words: I’m disappointed. What. Happened. To. This. Book? Where is the plot?? All the snake drama happened, yes, but where did the amazing back-stabby political landmine plot go?? This book was so short, and it was so tame compared to The Wicked King, and I’ve been so hyped for this disappointment. I’m just really disappointed.

Standstill: I got this book for review from Reedsy, and I didn’t like it much at all. The idea was great, but the execution just wasn’t good.

What I’m Currently Reading:

Just started Heir of Fire. Hopefully this will be great!

What I Plan To Read Next:

Next up is The Turn of the Key by Ruth Ware and Ink and Bone by Rachel Caine.

Chat with me

That’s it for this Wednesday. What are you reading? Have you read Ink and Bone? What did you think? Have you read any of the books above? How many books did you read last year? What’s your reading goal for 2020? Let’s chat in the comments below! (Be sure to link to your WWW’s so that I can check them out!)

WWW Wednesday #40

Good morning. I hope you are having a great week! It is time for my weekly reading update, WWW Wednesday. WWW Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Sam @ Taking On A World of Words.

The Three W’s are:

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

Let’s get started!

All covers are from Goodreads

What I Just Finished:

Mistborn: The Final Empire: I guess you could say that the hype is real for this one. I really liked this, and all the characters. Ham, and Vin were my favorites, and I loved how Vin changed throughout the story. Kell was amazing because he’s a madman and a genius, as well as a phenomenal leader. But I still want to be mad at him for what he did. Elend’s potential as a character was ruined, and I am still mad about that, but overall this was really great.

Lock Every Door: This is a thriller and not really a mystery. The mystery wasn’t that great, and pretty much all of my suspicions and guesses were correct, so it was really meh because of that. However, I loved having Jules as the narrator, because I could feel her fear, and the atmosphere combined with her fear made this such a thrilling book. It was still disappointing, because the hype made me expect more.

Hungry Hearts: My hold is over. I managed to finish it up to 41% but now I’m going to have wait to borrow it again.

What I’m Currently Reading:

Capturing the Devil (24%): So far so good. That twist. I did not see that coming (which I don’t most of the time lol) but it makes sense and I’m curious to see what else happens. And Audrey Rose has gotten a grip about Thomas so I’m happy about that.

Blingsighted (0%): I’m going to start this, and hopefully it’ll be good! I’ve heard so much about Karin Slaughter’s thrillers, and I’m so excited to finally try one of her books.

What I Plan To Read Next:

Next up is The Late Show and Ninth House.

Chat with me

That’s it for this Wednesday. What are you reading? Have you read any of Karin Slaughter’s books? What did you think? Did Lock Every Door end up being disappointing for you too? Let’s chat in the comments below! (Be sure to link to your WWW’s so that I can check them out!)

Monthly TBR: December 2019

Good morning! Welcome back to another post, dear friends. Today, I’m going to be sharing with you my TBR for December, including the books that I’ve already read so far this month.

Last month, I had a TBR of 13 books, and I only read 8, which was kind of disappointing. But, I still think it helps me to have an idea of the books that I’m going to read, so I’m going to continue having a TBR. If I plan on reaching my GR goal, hopefully I’ll read 12 more books this month.

Let’s get started.

Already Read

  • Crown of Midnight by Sarah J. Maas. (Read: Dec. 1) This was so so so much better than the first book, and we actually got to see Celaena in action. The disaster that happened in the second half was nervewracking and the final reveal was surprising. However, it all made sense and I can’t wait to see where the rest of the series goes.
  • The Gilded Wolves by Roshani Chokshi. (Read Dec. 3) I really liked it, but the ending just left me feeling kind of disappointed? I’m not sure why, but it just didn’t feel right. I can defintiely see why it’s compared to Six of Crows, and while there are several similarities, both books are still different and unique in their own way. The characters were pretty great (Zofia, Enrique, and Hypnos were my favorite), the heists were okay, but the puzzles were amazing. That very last twist at the end though completely surprised me.
  • The Lines We Cross by Randa Abdel-Fattah. (Read Dec. 6) This was okay. I’m really disappointed, because the Muslim rep is pretty much non-existent. Mina was aggravating, Michael was meh, the politics were interesting, and I loved Paula, Nathan, Mum and Baba. But overall this book was just meh and very disappointing.

Currently Reading

  • Hungry Hearts. This is so far pretty good, but my two favorite stories are Moments to Return, and Kings and Queens. I loved all the food description in MTR and I really related to the MC’s fear of death, because I sometimes have moments where it terrifies me too. K&Q was really interesting and I would really love a full length novel about it. However, my hold is almost up for this, so I might have to wait to finish the rest of the book.
  • The Final Empire. I’m just a few chapters in, but I like Vin, Kell strikes me as a hot-headed genius, and I wish Camon would disappear off the face of the Earth 🙂

Library Borrows/Holds

I’m kind of tired of YA and Fantasy books right now, so I want to go back to reading more thrillers and mystery novels. However, I’ve already borrowed some fantasy books, so I’m still going to finish reading those.

  • Our House by Louise Candlish. On Hold, E-book

Chat with me

That’s it guys! This is going to double as my weekly reading update as well, so I’d love to hear what you are reading! Have you read any of the books above? Did The Gilded Wolves leave you feeling vaguely disappointed? What are some of your favorite thrillers? Chat with me in the comments below, and don’t forget to share your WWW posts so I can check them out!!