What the Wenches Are Reading

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Some upcoming releases have the Wenches all atwitter! Today is the release of Sixth Grave on the Edge by Wench favorite Darynda Jones, so look for a review soon! And that's just the beginning of a summer (for Northern Hemisphere Wenches) filled with wonderful new books. Next up is the long awaited MOBY, Outlander #8, and several Wenches are preparing for that.

Click through to see what else has captured our attention this week, and share what you're reading in the comments below!



Angela:  Finished Shadow Kissed (Vampire Academy #3) by Richelle Mead. I enjoyed it, even if Rose continues to irritate me and it had a very nice twist in it. Well played Mead. Next up I'm delving into 11/22/63 by Stephen King as a buddy read. I haven't read any of his books so it should be interesting.

Anne: My in laws are in town to see the baby. So I didn't get much reading done this week.

Barb: I finally got caught up in something, although it was the last thing that I fell head-over-heels in love with. I finished reading Bloodlines and moved on to The Golden Lily. The foreshadowing is absolutely delicious, and I see so many little things that didn't mean much the first time around, filled with meaning as I know where they will lead. Sydney's attempt at dating Brandon Brody Brady Brayden is cracking me up, because of her adorable cluelessness. I really love this series. Is it July yet, and time for Silver Shadows?

Care: This week I plowed through Long Time Gone, Dirty Deeds, AND Daylight Again all by S.E. Jakes.  Holy cow.  I'm stuck.  I need to keep reading.  I'm on the cusp between being hooked and irrevocably sunk, and I'm not sure which way it's going to go.  But, since it's going to be a while before If I Ever comes out... I'll have to see if I can't find something else to read to keep me busy.
Donna: I've been rereading some favorite passages from the Outlander series. It won't be long now until Written In My Own Heart's Blood is released! Huzzah!

Kathi: I read the second half of An Echo in the Bone (Outlander #7) this week. I can’t believe I’m almost done with my reread and I’m amazed that it’s blown by so quickly. It’s going to be a verra long three weeks waiting for Written in my Own Heart's Blood to release. But I get such a kick out of the way Diana Gabaldon left the sh*t hitting the fan in every storyline at the end of Echo. Even after all these books, she keeps us guessing what in the world is going to happen next.

Merit: At last I started rereading the Outlander series. I am skimming through the books.  I read the first three books so far. I enjoy them all over again. It is not surprising of course that the second time provides new revelations. Some sentences that looked innocent to me the first time have a different meaning now. DG planted them like little gemstones here and there. I certainly needed this second time reading.

Zee: I LOVED Indigo Spell... so much. Adrian is wonderful! And Sydney is one of a kind! I love that. She is absolutely unique, with her prejudices and issues (which she will overcome.. slowly but surely) and they are so different, but so very amazing together. I am loving this series a whole lot more than I thought I would. Suffering through Vampire Academy was totally worth it. Onto The Fiery Heart! 

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  1. Outlander rereaders: have you read the Lord John Grey books? They're a nice little addition to the world. :)

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    1. I've read all but the Plague of Zombies, and I plan to read that when I'm done with Echo. I forced myself to read the LJG books after my Voyager reread, before DoA, so they would be in sequence, but I didn't have Zombies yet. (I say forced only because I was dying to get back to Outlander.) I liked The Scottish Prisoner best, but I am looking forward to the zombies! These books do fill in some details and add to the overall story, but I confess that I enjoy them best when they include some Jamie. (They're all kind of sad, too, since they take place while Claire is gone. It hurts to see Jamie so sad.)

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  2. I read a few books from the Lord John series. They are really good, the last one I read was Lord John and the plague of zombies, it is also the one I love most.

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    1. Merit that one sounds interesting. I've been leaving Lord John until I'm up to date with the Outlander books.

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