#WWWWednesday | What I #amreading This Week – May 18, 2022

  • What am I currently reading?
  • What did I just finish?
  • What am I reading next?

I’m about halfway done Never Coming Home by Hannah Mary McKinnon. I really like the narration. He speaks to the reader sometimes, and I find that just very interesting. I can’t wait to see who is messing with him.

  • Genre: Domestic Thriller
  • Pages: 368 pages
  • Publisher: MIRA
  • Publication Date: May 24, 2022
First comes love. Then comes murder. Lucas Forester didn’t hate his wife. Michelle was brilliant, sophisticated and beautiful. Sure, she had extravagant spending habits, that petty attitude, a total disregard for anyone below her status. But she also had a lot to offer. Most notably: wealth that only the one percent could comprehend. For years, Lucas has been honing a flawless plan to inherit Michelle’s fortune. Unfortunately, it involves taking a hit out on her. Every track is covered, no trace left behind, and now Lucas plays the grieving husband so well he deserves an award. But when a shocking photo and cryptic note show up on his doorstep, Lucas goes from hunter to prey. Someone is on to him. And they’re closing in. Told with dark wit and a sharply feminist sensibility, Never Coming Home is a terrifying tale of duplicity that will have you side-eyeing your spouse as you dash to the breathtaking end.

I admit it – I always worry about reading books written by blog friends – for reasons you can imagine (what if I hate it, etc..). But I shouldn’t have worried about reading Teri’s duology because boy it delivered. I read the two books in two days and couldn’t put either down. My review will be posted tomorrow on the publication day for The Insurgent,

  • Genre: YA SciFy/Dystopian
  • Pages: 175 pages
  • Publisher: Black Rose
  • Publication Date: May 19, 2022
If a megalomaniac threatened your family, would you give up your freedom for them? Would you give up your soul? Asher Solomon is faced with that choice. And makes the ultimate sacrifice. Exactly as Director Silas Reeves expected him to. Unable to live as the Colony’s premier assassin, Ash retreats to a corner of his mind, ceding control of his body to the alter-ego he was engineered to be—Subject A36. As he’s unleashed to battle the Insurgents, the only family he ever knew, the tide of war shifts in Silas’s favor. Combined with his expansion into new territories, the director is poised to take over the world. But the Insurgents don’t give up easily. Not on their cause, and not on their people. With the help of a few double agents deep in the Colony, they stand a fighting chance at ending Silas’s reign. In order to shut down the program, they face almost insurmountable odds. And their most dangerous foe—their former champion turned killing machine, A36.

Did you notice all the mentions about dragons in the blurb of Together We Burn by Isabel Ibanez? Be still my heart! I actually was invited to an author event about an hour and a half away with Isabel Ibanez. I must say, it has me thinking of making the trip.

  • Genre: YA Fantasy
  • Pages: 368 pages
  • Publisher: Wednesday Books ( St. Martin’s Press)
  • Publication Date: May 31, 2022
Isabel Ibañez’s Together We Burn is a lush, enchanting standalone fantasy inspired by medieval Spain, filled with romance, adventure and just the right amount of danger. An ancient city plagued by dragons Eighteen-year-old Zarela Zalvidar is a talented flamenco dancer and daughter of the most famous Dragonador in Hispalia. People come for miles to see him fight in their arena, which will one day be hers. But disaster strikes during one celebratory show, and in the carnage, Zarela’s life changes in an instant. A flamenco dancer who must become a dragon hunter to save her family legacy With the Dragon Guild trying to wrest control of her inheritance from her, Zarela has no choice but to train to become a Dragonador. But when the most talented dragon hunter left in the land — the infuriatingly handsome Arturo Díaz de Montserrat — withholds his help, Zarela cannot take no for an answer. Without him, her world will burn.

What are you reading? Do you love it?

16 Replies to “#WWWWednesday | What I #amreading This Week – May 18, 2022”

  1. Ack – it was such a surprise when I scrolled down! Thanks so much for your kind words, Tessa – I’m thrilled you enjoyed Asher and his journey. I’m also getting ready to read Together We Burn. It’s really down to the wire with my May NG books.

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    1. I really did enjoy it a lot ☺️. I can’t wait to start Together We Burn and I have been doing a balancing act on that wire for too long now.

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