WWW Wednesday: What Am I Reading? #amreading

WWW Wednesday is a meme from Sam at Taking On A World Of Words

The Three Ws are:

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

I’m currently reading Hope by Terry Tyler.  I’ve seen some outstanding reviews for this book, and I loved her Project Renova series.

‘We haven’t elected a Prime Minister, we’ve elected a lifestyle’.

As the fourth decade of the 21st century looms, new PM Guy Morrissey and his fitness guru wife Mona (hashtag MoMo) are hailed as the motivational couple to get the UK #FitForWork, with Mona promising to ‘change the BMI of the nation’.

Lita Stone is an influential blogger and social media addict, who watches as Guy and Mona’s policies become increasingly ruthless. Unemployment and homelessness are out of control. The solution? Vast new compounds all over the country, to house those who can no longer afford to keep a roof over their heads.

These are the Hope Villages, financed by US corporation Nutricorp.

Lita and her flatmates Nick and Kendall feel safe in their cosy cyberspace world. Unaware of how swiftly bad luck can snowball, they suspect little of the danger that awaits the unfortunate, behind the carefully constructed mirage of Hope.

Terry Tyler’s nineteenth published work is a psychological thriller that weaves through the darker side of online life, as the gap between the haves and the have-nots grows ever wider. Whether or not it will mirror a dystopian future that awaits us, we will have to wait and see. 

I just finished The Gate (Astral Conspiracy #1) by D.L. Cross.  If you’re a fan of government coverups, X-Files, and alien invasion, grab a copy of of this book.  You can’t go wrong.  I need the next one ASAP!

He lost his job. He lost his girl. Now it’s all he can do not to lose his life.

Landon Thorne is a disgraced archaeologist, a laughing stock in his field because of his unconventional beliefs – he’s an ancient astronaut theorist. No one takes him seriously.

Until an alien armada targets Earth.

Now Landon’s in high demand – by the US government and someone far more sinister.

They race across two continents to the Gate of the Gods, the one place on Earth that might give humans an advantage over the aliens. But no one is prepared for what they’ll find.

And not everyone will make it out alive.

Next, I’ll read The Light at the Bottom of the World by London Shah.  Isn’t that a beautiful cover?  The reviews have been strong for this one.  Living below the ocean’s surface?  I had to read it.

Hope had abandoned them to the wrath of all the waters.

At the end of the twenty-first century, the world has changed dramatically, but life continues one thousand feet below the ocean’s surface. In Great Britain, sea creatures swim among the ruins of Big Ben and the Tower of London, and citizens waver between fear and hope; fear of what lurks in the abyss, and hope that humanity will soon discover a way to reclaim the Earth.

Meanwhile, sixteen-year-old Leyla McQueen has her own problems to deal with. Her father’s been arrested, accused of taking advantage of victims of the Seasickness-a debilitating malaise that consumes people,often claiming their lives. But Leyla knows he’s innocent, and all she’s interested in is getting him back so that their lives can return to normal.

When she’s picked to race in the action-packed London Submersible Marathon, Leyla gets the chance to secure his freedom; the Prime Minister promises the champion whatever their heart desires. The race takes an unexpected turn, though, and presents her with an opportunity she never wanted: Leyla must venture outside of London for the first time in her life, to find and rescue her father herself.

Now, she’ll have to brave the unfathomable waters and defy a corrupt government determined to keep its secrets, all the while dealing with a secretive, hotheaded companion she never asked for in the first place. If she fails, or falls prey to her own fears, she risks capture-and her father might be lost forever.

33 thoughts on “WWW Wednesday: What Am I Reading? #amreading

  1. OMG, I need to read The Gate even more now! The way you describe it sounds freaking awesome, and as I’ve said, I’m forever 100% on board for disgraced archaeologists.

    I’ve been wanting to read The Light at the Bottom of the World, too! I just … haven’t yet. But yes, that cover is so lovely, and I can’t wait to see what you think of it! Happy reading.

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    1. The good news about The Gate is that more books in the series are coming – more aliens! If you enjoy disgraced archaeologist, this is definitely for you, Sammie.

      I’m really excited about The Light – should be getting to it in the next couple of days.

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      1. Landon is definitely a disgraced archaeologist, and four more books are planned. (One is done, one is almost done, and the other two are outlined.) They start coming out in January of 2020 and will release roughly every three weeks, so you don’t have long to wait. Thanks for the interest!

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