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W.W.W. Wednesdays is a weekly event brought to you by MizB from Should Be Reading.  To play along, answer the following questions:

  • What are you currently reading?
  • What did you recently finish reading?
  • What do you think you are going to read next?

Here is my WWW for today:

What are you currently reading?  I am reading Chasing the Last Whale by Thomas Wictor.  It is pretty good so far with a nice mix of humor and drama.  Check out the synopsis below:

whale

Synopsis:  Elliot Finell-an angry, maimed young man-meets Trey Gillespie, who is even angrier and more crippled in body and soul. They become friends, despite their utterly dissimilar backgrounds, temperaments, and worldviews. Elliot’s rage has cost him his health, his relationship with his family, and the love of his life, a moody Southerner with a secret. While navigating his strange friendship with Trey, Elliot tries to heal his damaged body. He finds that despite Trey’s negativity, this “evil Okie medicine man” somehow gives Elliot the strength to carry on.

When Trey suffers a crisis, he turns to Elliot with a request. Elliot can’t agree to help. In response, Trey commits a desperate act that triggers a memory Elliot has long repressed. Suddenly aware of the truth about himself, Elliot must decide if he will maintain the anger that has become habitual, the main component of his identity. By understanding what has really crippled him, he’s finally able to see how it has damaged so many others: his lost love, his family, the beautiful young woman who is his implacable nemesis, his ambiguous British friend, and of course Trey, a nuclear reactor of rage, suffering, and bitterness.

Clarity leaves Elliot faced with the most agonizing choices of his life.

“Chasing the Last Whale” examines intent and outcome. What constitutes a crime? How does victimhood end? Can mercy be immoral? Is love a choice?Does trauma always destroy? And can almost any subject be made funny?

What did you recently finish reading?  I just finished reading Trapped by Lawrence W. Gold, M.D.  It was really good!  There is a link to Dr. Gold’s website on the left sidebar.  You can see my review here.

What do you think you are going to read next?   I am going to read The Shifter’s Trail by Adam Alexander.  Check out the synopsis below.

shifter

Synopsis:  If an alien passed you in the street, would you know? Except for an unfortunate attachment to numbers, Andromeda Brown is an ordinary girl with an ordinary life at a perfectly ordinary school. Until, that is, circumstances throw her into contact with folks whose zip code is, quite literally, out of this world. Her new acquaintances are in trouble and desperately need her help. They are frantically looking for a freakish, shape shifting alien scientist who has been hanging out on planet Earth for, well, ages. And hard as it is to track down someone who can change appearance at will, Andromeda’s difficulties are multiplied by the fact that she and her friends are not the only ones on the shifter’s trail. Darker forces are at work. For if the shifter’s knowledge falls into the wrong hands, humanity is in for a very bad day.

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Comments
  1. curiousdaisies says:

    Hey 🙂

    Interesting choices this week. Especially The Shifter’s Trail. Here are my answers: http://ireadboooks.wordpress.com/2014/02/19/www-wednesdays-february-19-2014/

    Greetings,
    Stefani

  2. ChrissiReads says:

    Interesting choices this week! I don’t think I’ve heard of any of them! I hope you enjoy them! Happy Reading 🙂

  3. tonisbookblog says:

    Happy Wedensday, love your picks, Here are my answers: http://tonisbookblog.wordpress.com/2014/02/19/www-wednesday-19th-of-february-2014/

  4. Another inspired selection of books 🙂

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