The Three Ws are:
What are you currently reading?
What did you recently finish reading?
What do you think you’ll read next, and/or what are you eagerly awaiting?
Currently Reading: Fear: Trump in the White House, by Bob Woodward, the most intimate portrait of a sitting president ever published during the president’s first years in office.
BOOKS FINISHED SINCE LAST WEEK (Titles/Covers Linked to My Reviews):
The Golden State (e-book), by Lydia Kiesling
Cross Her Heart (e-book), by Sarah Pinborough
The Lies We Told (e-book), by Camilla Way – (NetGalley – 10/9/18)
Tell Me Lies, by Carola Lovering, is a book I have been seeing around the blogs. “Everyone remembers the one. No, not that one. The other one. The one you couldn’t let go of. The one you’ll never forget.“
Synopsis: Lucy Albright is far from her Long Island upbringing when she arrives on the campus of her small California college, and happy to be hundreds of miles from her mother, whom she’s never forgiven for an act of betrayal in her early teen years. Quickly grasping at her fresh start, Lucy embraces college life and all it has to offer—new friends, wild parties, stimulating classes. And then she meets Stephen DeMarco. Charming. Attractive. Complicated. Devastating.
Confident and cocksure, Stephen sees something in Lucy that no one else has, and she’s quickly seduced by this vision of herself, and the sense of possibility that his attention brings her. Meanwhile, Stephen is determined to forget an incident buried in his past that, if exposed, could ruin him, and his single-minded drive for success extends to winning, and keeping, Lucy’s heart.
Lucy knows there’s something about Stephen that isn’t to be trusted. Stephen knows Lucy can’t tear herself away. And their addicting entanglement will have consequences they never could have imagined.
Alternating between Lucy’s and Stephen’s voices, Tell Me Lies follows their connection through college and post-college life in New York City. With psychological insight and biting wit, this keenly intelligent and staggeringly resonant novel chronicles the yearning ambitions, desires, and dilemmas of young adulthood, and the difficulty of letting go, even when you know you should.
My week has been interesting so far. What does yours look like?