Hi everyone! Happy Wednesday and welcome to my weekly reading update post or the WWW Wednesdays. WWW Wednesday is a meme formerly hosted by MizB at A Daily Rhythm and revived on Taking On a World of Words.
WWW Wednesday takes place every Wednesday, where bloggers discuss their 3 Ws:
- What are you currently reading?
- What did you recently finish reading?
- What do you think you’ll read next?
I received this review copy of The Cold is in her Bones from the publisher and I was so excited to get this because this is a Medusa retelling. Hopefully, I’ll love it and I will know today because it’s a short read and I’m almost done.
Synopsis: Milla knows two things to be true: Demons are real, and fear will keep her safe.
Milla’s whole world is her family’s farm. She is never allowed to travel to the village and her only friend is her beloved older brother, Niklas. When a bright-eyed girl named Iris comes to stay, Milla hopes her loneliness might finally be coming to an end. But Iris has a secret she’s forbidden to share: The village is cursed by a demon who possesses girls at random, and the townspeople live in terror of who it will come for next.
Now, it seems, the demon has come for Iris. When Iris is captured and imprisoned with other possessed girls, Milla leaves home to rescue her and break the curse forever. Her only company on the journey is a terrible new secret of her own: Milla is changing, too, and may soon be a demon herself.
I finished reading The Glass Woman recently and I’ll publish a review for it this week.
Synopsis: 1686, ICELAND. AN ISOLATED, WINDSWEPT LAND HAUNTED BY WITCH TRIALS AND STEEPED IN THE ANCIENT SAGAS.
Betrothed unexpectedly to Jón Eiríksson, Rósa is sent to join her new husband in the remote village of Stykkishólmur. Here, the villagers are wary of outsiders.
But Rósa harbours her own suspicions. Her husband buried his first wife alone in the dead of night. He will not talk of it. Instead he gives her a small glass figurine. She does not know what it signifies.
The villagers mistrust them both. Dark threats are whispered. There is an evil here – Rósa can feel it. Is it her husband, the villagers – or the land itself?
Alone and far from home, Rósa sees the darkness coming. She fears she will be its next victim . . .
I want to finish reading The Dollmaker by Nina Allan next, to be followed by The Hunting Party and then The Doll Factory. All of these are review copies that hve been gifted to me by their publishers and I really want to publish my review before the release of The Dollmaker and The Doll Factory.
What are you currently reading or finished reading? Have you read any of the titles I’ve listed? If not, do you want to read any of them? Let me know in the comments!