#WWWWednesday: 26 August

Can someone please tell me where August went because… Is it really already the final full week of August?

Hello, hello and welcome back to another episode of WWW Wednesday, a weekly meme hosted by Sam @ Taking On A World of Words, which means I’ll be answering these questions:

  1. What did you read last?
  2. What are you currently reading?
  3. What will you read next?

Since my last WWW check in I’ve managed to read these five books. I feel like I’m missing books that I’ve read and just didn’t mark on Goodreads but if that’s the case then… we might just never know LOL My brain has been shrouded in a fog of lethargy lately and it can get really frustrating when this happens!

Ignite the Sun by Hanna Howard ★★★☆☆
This was an enjoyable, fast-paced and adventure filled story with lots of our favourite magical creatures. It’s the perfect read for fantasy newbies or fantasy lovers who aren’t looking for anything complicated or for anything “new”. Read my review!

Starcross Manor by Christie Barlow ★★★☆☆
This was a fun and easy read about mistaken first impressions, community and good friendships that left me feeling hopeful and warm. Our protagonists are older in this romance and I liked that focus as it’s rare to read about people above the age of 30/35 finding love! Read my review!

The Heart of a Peach by Jess B. Moore ★★★½
With such an adorable cover, I was surprised by the darker themes in this book. CW: abuse (emotional/mental), gaslighting. There’s also insta-love (a trope I hate), but I was able to look past that and rooted for the characters and their HEA. This was a surprising and enjoyable romance. Read my review!

The Little Wedding Shop by the Sea by Jane Linfoot ★★★☆☆
I’ve mixed feelings about this one. I liked the story, most characters and even the slow burn enemies-to-lovers romance, but as the story went on (and it really rolled on for quite a while) I found myself getting too irritated with our MC, Poppy. Still, it’s a sweet story set in a cute town and I wouldn’t mind coming back to read more around the wedding shop. Review coming soon!

Accidentally in Love by Belinda Missen ★★★★☆
This was the romance I didn’t know I needed this weekend. I love me a strong heroine who knows what she’s worth and what she wants out of life and goes for it 100%. Katharine was a great heroine and Kit is a hero that will steal your heart (although he could be immature at times). Loved the family relationships, especially the bond between Katharine and her brother, and the banter had me laughing out loud multiple times! Would definitely recommend it. Review coming soon!

I’ve put aside all the books I started over the weekend and am focusing on His Only Wife. I’m reading this as part of the blog tour organised by the publisher, Algonquin Books. I haven’t seen it hyped or read any reviews about it but so far (at 20%) I’m really enjoying it and it’s quite easy to read! My stop on the tour is later this week so be on the look out for my review then 😉

In all honesty I have absolutely no idea. I have quite the few blog tours booked in September but with my mood being all over the place, I don’t know what I feel like picking up next. Fantasy? More contemporary romance? More chicklit? I guess we’ll see once I finish what I’m reading 😊

How is your reading week going and what are you currently reading? Hope the rest of your week goes well!

14 thoughts on “#WWWWednesday: 26 August

  1. I have been in such a mood lately. I have decided not to do a TBR or readathon next month. I’ve been doing readathons since March and I just need a break to read whatever. I feel like the pressure is getting to me to read my TBR. haha! I hope you have a great week ahead! ❤

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    1. Girl, yes. I totally feel this. I’ve been *trying* to slow down on my blog tour sign ups because I kind of got to this point last week where I got tired of it 😂 Even though it has also been keeping me going, I also feel like it’d be good to take a break soon! Reading without pressure is so key but it’s so easy to get caught up in the book community lol I hope you had a great week, lovely! 💜

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      1. Yes, it’s really hard to say no. I get asked and I’m so pressured and just say yes. haha. Then there’s like an awesome book and you sign up, not thinking you will get picked, then you do. Oops. hehe. Same with ARC’s. I only have one ARC do next month and it’s so exciting because I have no TBR beyond that! I hope you have a great week too!! ❤

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