IT’S WEDNESDAY!!! Which means it’s time for another WWW Wednesday post. Also, I’m feeling summery hence the number of palm leaves on my posts all of a sudden ☀
WWW Wednesday is a weekly tag hosted by Taking on a World of Words. To participate, you just answer the following questions:
What are you currently reading?
What did you recently finish reading?
What do you think you’ll read next?
1. What are you currently reading?
So the plan this week was to read Seven Years Gone: Unbound which is book four by the late Liz Iavorschi-Braun. Unfortunately, it was released on ebook only and it was book three with books fours cover. So after a 20-minute conversation with Amazon, they have refunded me and are going to tell me when the issue will be resolved so that I can order it again.
Anyway, I decided to read a standalone novel rather than dive headfirst into another series and since I have read the Lunar Chronicles and I have a thing for fairytale retellings Heartless seems like a good choice.
I’m currently 150 pages into it and it’s made me hungry each time I have picked it up due to the amount of talking of food and tea parties. I was hungry on page one after the talk of some Lemon Tarts. I’m not sure I can make my way through this book without the help of copious cakes and chocolate. 🥞🥧🍰🍭🍫🍿🍪
2. What did you recently finish reading?
I finished it. It took me a while due to the recovery from my surgery causing all sorts of pressure on my face but it’s done. I did enjoy this book and after the who fantasy scene I have found myself in it was a really enjoyable read.
To go from one feminist book set in the past to one in the present I thought was a good thing as that way I had an insight and good compare the differences. I wasn’t sure whether I’d like the blog post format (ironic with the fact that i’m currently writing this on a blog) but I got used to it and I did like the subtexts and the way she had to explain things like the fact that her grandmother was talking to the dishwasher and clarified it was a person and not an appliance.
I thought this novel was true to life as men and women can do the same things but only the women will be penalised. Like Laura Steven’s writes
“Basically, if you’re a woman, you’re damned if you do and damned if you don’t.”
So if you would like to check out my review of The Exact Opposite of Okay you can find it here.
3. What will you read next?
Since my current read is Heartless and last weeks choice was a toss-up between two books my next read will be.
What have you been reading recently? Let me know in the comments below!