Weekly Reading Check-In: 05/20/20

Happy Wednesday everyone!  Time for another weekly check-in using WWW Wednesday, a meme hosted by Taking on a World of Words. Want to participate?  Simply answer the three questions below and tag the host site!  Book covers link to Goodreads.

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

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Currently Reading: BLOODY ROSE by Nicholas Eames
I’m only five chapters into BLOODY ROSE at the time of writing this post, and I’m already blissfully happy.  The second I cracked open the book and saw the map of the Heartwyld, it was like snuggling into a warm blanket.  I almost never read books in a series so closely together, but KINGS OF THE WYLD put me in such a happy state of mind, I couldn’t wait to get back to that world.  For those who don’t know, BLOODY ROSE is the standalone sequel that follows a bard who falls into the mercenary band of the titular Bloody Rose, daughter of one of the characters of KINGS OF THE WYLD. I imagine I’ll have this finished before I check in next week, so stay tuned!

Recently Finished: THE LAST SUN by K.D. Edwards
I decided to break up KINGS OF THE WYLD and BLOODY ROSE so I didn’t burn out on them, and after perusing my books, decided tackling an urban fantasy from my backlist would be a good chance of pace.  THE LAST SUN was a bit of a journey though – I was not clicking with it at first and even briefly considered setting it down and trying again later.  Thank god I persevered because it finally won me over and left me salivating for the sequel!  I’ll have my full review up later this week, but I can see why so many of you squeal over this series.

Probable Next Read: ???
This one is going to be partly a mood read decision, but also partly decided by how quickly I get through BLOODY ROSE.  With the end of #WyrdandWonder in sight, I need to start turning my eyes to my June review pile which is..umm…a lot.  Choices were made.  I would love to squeeze in one more backlist read before the month is out, so we’ll see what happens!  I’ll soon be back to my monthly TBRs, where I’ll have a better sense of what’s in the pipeline week to week, but for now I’m going to ride this mood read train until the bitter end!

5 thoughts on “Weekly Reading Check-In: 05/20/20

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  1. I really need to pick up Kings of the wyld, it sounds so good! I will probably order it the next time I order books 🙂


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  2. Yeah, I just took a look at my June pile and um. I needed to start on it three weeks ago, lol. Glad you love Bloody Rose! OMG so many things are going to happen!!

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