Happy Wednesday, everyone! WWW Wednesday is a weekly meme formerly hosted by MizB at A Daily Rhythm, now hosted by Sam at Taking on a World of Words. To participate, readers just need to answer the 3 ‘w’ questions below either on their blog or on Sam’s site in the comment section. It’s a fun and easy way to share recent reads with the community and see what everyone is up to 😊 Here are this week’s updates.
What are you currently reading?
Red Hands by Christopher Golden
Genre: Thriller / Horror
“When a mysterious and devastating bioweapon causes its victims to develop Red Hands, the touch of death, weird science expert Ben Walker is called to investigate…”
What did you recently finish reading?
Backstories by Simon Van der Velde
Genre: Literary Fiction
“Dreamers, singers, talkers and killers; they can dazzle with their beauty or their talent or their unmitigated evil, but inside themselves they are as frail and desperate as the rest of us. But can you see them? Can you unravel the truth?
The Blade Itself by Joe Abercrombie
Genre: Epic Dark Fantasy
“Logen Ninefingers, infamous barbarian, has finally run out of luck. Caught in one feud too many, he’s on the verge of becoming a dead barbarian…
Nobleman Captain Jezal dan Luthar, dashing officer, and paragon of selfishness…
Inquisitor Glokta, cripple turned torturer, would like nothing better than to see Jezal come home in a box. But then Glokta hates everyone…
Enter the wizard, Bayaz. A bald old man with a terrible temper and a pathetic assistant, he could be the First of the Magi, he could be a spectacular fraud, but whatever he is, he’s about to make the lives of Logen, Jezal, and Glokta a whole lot more difficult.
Murderous conspiracies rise to the surface, old scores are ready to be settled, and the line between hero and villain is sharp enough to draw blood…”
The Bride Test by Helen Hoang
Genre: Contemporary Romance
“Khai Diep has no feelings. Well, he feels irritation when people move his things or contentment when ledgers balance down to the penny, but not big, important emotions—like grief. And love. He thinks he’s defective. His family knows better—that his autism means he just processes emotions differently. When he steadfastly avoids relationships, his mother takes matters into her own hands and returns to Vietnam to find him the perfect bride…”
What do you think you’ll read next?
The Lost Apothecary by Sarah Penner
Genre: Fantasy, Historical Fiction
“A female apothecary secretly dispenses poisons to liberate women from the men who have wronged them—setting three lives across centuries on a dangerous collision course…”