WWW Wednesday, 25-November-2015

25 Nov

Welcome to WWW Wednesday! This meme was formerly hosted by MizB at Should be Reading and revived here on Taking on a World of Words. Just answer the three questions below and leave a link to your post in the comments for others to look at. No blog? No problem! Just leave a comment with your responses. Please, take some time to visit the other participants and see what others are reading. So, let’s get to it!


The Three Ws are:

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

MalalaCurrently reading:  I hit 80% in Cloud Atlas by David Mitchell. I find the parts with Luisa more interesting so I’m glad to be back to that.
Nothing with I Am Malala by Malala Yousafzai.
I’m still working through Sense and Sensibility by Jane Austen. I’m about 25% of the way in so doing well enough. I hope to finish it this month, but that might not happen.
Nothing with Animal Farm by George Orwell. Another book on standby.
I’m really enjoying All The Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr. It’s a great story and the audio on this one is incredible.

Recently finished: None this week! Too much NaNo time, not enough reading time!

Station ElevenReading Next: No change here, either. Next is Emily St. John Mandel’s Station Eleven which is tempting me on the side of my bed, waiting for me.
The other is One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel Garcia Marquez. Again, sitting there and trying to push me through S&S every day.

Leave a comment with your link and a comment (if you’re so inclined). Take a look at the other participant links in the comments and look at what others are reading.

Have any opinions on these choices?

Until next time, write on.

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52 Responses to “WWW Wednesday, 25-November-2015”

  1. Rachel @ One Little Bookshelf November 25, 2015 at 1:58 AM #

    I’ve been meaning to read All The Light We Cannot See for ages! I hope you’re enjoying it 🙂 Here’s my WWW


    • Sam November 25, 2015 at 12:18 PM #

      I really am. Hope you can soon. Happy Wednesday!

      Liked by 1 person

  2. cleopatralovesbooks November 25, 2015 at 2:12 AM #

    Good to hear you are enjoying the Anthony Doeer – coming up very soon for me too! Here is my Wednesday post for this week https://cleopatralovesbooks.wordpress.com/2015/11/25/this-week-in-books-november-25/


    • Sam November 25, 2015 at 12:20 PM #

      You’ll probably finish before I do at my pace. Happy Wednesday!

      Liked by 1 person

  3. rathertoofondofbooks November 25, 2015 at 3:17 AM #

    Station Eleven is brilliant! I hope you get to start it this week and that you enjoy it.

    Here’s my WWW Wednesday:


    • Sam November 25, 2015 at 12:22 PM #

      It’s driving me to finish S&S. Happy Wednesday!


  4. bookboodle November 25, 2015 at 4:08 AM #

    Good news on Cloud Atlas! The more I read your posts each week, the more unwilling I am to read it…think I’d really struggle.
    Here’s my WWW – http://bookboodle.co.uk/2015/11/25/www-wednesday-november-25th 🙂

    Liked by 1 person

    • Sam November 25, 2015 at 12:25 PM #

      Especially as an ebook, it seems unending!! Happy Wednesday!

      Liked by 1 person

  5. Claire | Art and Soul November 25, 2015 at 4:13 AM #

    I’ve been thinking about putting All the Light We Cannot See on my TBR, I’ll wait til you finish and give us your opinion 🙂
    Here’s my WWW: https://clairehuston.wordpress.com/2015/11/25/www-wednesday-25th-november-2015/


    • Sam November 25, 2015 at 12:27 PM #

      Midway update is all positive! I’ll keep you updated. Happy Wednesday!

      Liked by 1 person

  6. Emily Witt November 25, 2015 at 5:00 AM #

    I’m glad the audio for All the Light We Cannot See is good, I’m thinking that’s how I’ll get to it.

    Here’s my post: https://keysandopenmind.wordpress.com/2015/11/25/www-wednesday-and-wippet-wednesday-25-november-2015/


    • Sam November 25, 2015 at 12:30 PM #

      It’s been great, I recommend it. Happy Wednesday!


  7. Amy November 25, 2015 at 5:15 AM #

    For me, Sense and Sensibility was a slower read compared to some of Austen’s other books, especially Pride and Prejudice. I hope you can finish it by the end of the month like you want to!

    Here’s my post: https://warmdayswillnevercease.wordpress.com/2015/11/25/www-wednesday-25th-november-2015/

    Happy reading!


    • Sam November 25, 2015 at 12:33 PM #

      Thank you! It might be hard with the holiday weekend but I’ll try. Happy Wednesday!

      Liked by 1 person

  8. Yvo November 25, 2015 at 7:35 AM #

    Good to hear you are enjoying All The Light We Cannot See! I’m really looking forward to that one.

    Happy Wednesday! Here’s my WWW.


    • Sam November 25, 2015 at 5:06 PM #

      Hope you get to it soon, I think you’ll like it. Happy Wednesday!

      Liked by 1 person

  9. Alice @ Raptureinbooks November 25, 2015 at 8:41 AM #

    Great post and happy reading!
    Here’s my post: https://raptureinbooks.wordpress.com/2015/11/25/www-wednesday-21-25th-november-2015/

    Liked by 1 person

  10. Clare Stone November 25, 2015 at 9:14 AM #

    Well done for getting to 80% in Cloud Atlas! You are so nearly finished! Glad you are enjoying All the Light We Cannot See.


    • Sam November 25, 2015 at 12:38 PM #

      I keep thinking I’m so close, but it probably equates to 100 pages remaining. Happy Wednesday!


  11. Kwizgiver November 25, 2015 at 10:04 AM #

    I loved All The Light. Here’s my answer: http://www.kwizgiver.com/2015/11/www-wednesday_25.html


    • Sam November 25, 2015 at 5:08 PM #

      I’m liking it a lot, too. Happy Wednesday!


  12. anovelglimpse November 25, 2015 at 11:04 AM #

    I’ve heard Station Eleven is amazing. I hope to read it some day. Here’s my WWW Wednesday: https://anovelglimpse.wordpress.com/2015/11/25/www-wednesday-november-25-2015/


    • Sam November 25, 2015 at 12:42 PM #

      I hope to start it next week. Fingers crossed! Happy Wednesday!

      Liked by 1 person

  13. Kendra November 25, 2015 at 11:28 AM #

    If I hadn’t finished a book last Wednesday night, I would have no books in my recently finished. This week has been crazy busy! Happy Wednesday! My WWW post: http://readsandtreats.com/2015/11/25/www-wednesday-16/


    • Sam November 25, 2015 at 5:10 PM #

      Right before the holidays is never a good time for me to finish books. I’m hoping for progress.. eventually. Happy Wednesday!

      Liked by 1 person

  14. klgd2008 November 25, 2015 at 11:45 AM #

    Happy Wednesday!


    Liked by 1 person

  15. charliegirlteachergirl November 25, 2015 at 12:01 PM #

    Station Eleven has caught my eye! That cover is intriguing!



    • Sam November 25, 2015 at 5:12 PM #

      I like the cover a lot but the synopsis is even better to me. Happy Wednesday!


  16. Lefty @ The Left-Handed Book Lover November 25, 2015 at 1:08 PM #

    I reallly need to read Sense and Sensibility (and everything else by Jane Austen–love her!) Here is my WWW Wednesday:



    • Sam November 25, 2015 at 5:14 PM #

      I’ve only read Pride and Prejudice and that was in high school so it’s long overdue for me. Happy Wednesday!


    • Sam November 25, 2015 at 5:17 PM #

      I’m having trouble commenting on your blog. It’s always nice to read a series straight through. Especially one that comes recommended by a friend. Happy reading and thanks for participating in WWW Wednesday!


  17. Thechroniclesofabookworm November 25, 2015 at 1:11 PM #

    ohhh I heard good things about All the light we cannot see. I can’t wait to get my hands on it.
    Here’s my first WWW Wednesday: https://thechroniclesofabookworm.wordpress.com/2015/11/25/www-wednesday/


    • Sam November 25, 2015 at 5:20 PM #

      Welcome to WWW Wednesday! It’s really good so far, I think you’ll like it when you get a chance to read it. Happy Wednesday!


  18. Alana November 25, 2015 at 1:21 PM #

    Happy Wednesday everyone! Here’s this week’s list: http://alanacking.blogspot.com/2015/11/www-wednesday-november-25.html

    Liked by 1 person

  19. readersandmore November 25, 2015 at 1:30 PM #

    Sounds like you made great progress even though you were working hard on NaNo


    • Sam November 25, 2015 at 5:24 PM #

      I’m trying to do both but it’s wearing me out! Good thing November is almost over. Happy Wednesday!

      Liked by 1 person

      • readersandmore November 25, 2015 at 6:36 PM #

        I bet! I love(d) November but it will be good for you to take a breather 🙂 Happy Wednesday!


  20. Haley M. (@hmills96) November 25, 2015 at 1:44 PM #

    Getting ready for #ReadWomen next month! http://ilayreading.com/2015/11/25/www-wednesday-11252015/


    • Sam November 25, 2015 at 5:24 PM #

      What?!?! What is this? I might need to join in… Happy Wednesday!


  21. alilovesbooks November 25, 2015 at 2:21 PM #

    I think Sense and Sensibility is the one Austen I’ve never read. Will be interested to see what you think.

    Here’s my WWW



    • Sam November 25, 2015 at 5:26 PM #

      I hope to finish soon and get a review up in early December when NaNoWriMo calms down. Happy Wednesday!

      Liked by 1 person

  22. bookwxrm November 25, 2015 at 2:24 PM #

    I have been wanting to read Animal Farm and All the Light We Cannot See for a while. I also had some trouble getting through Sense and Sensibility, I just couldn’t make it more than halfway through. Here’s my WWW Wednesday:



    • Sam November 25, 2015 at 5:27 PM #

      I’m almost half way through now and it finally seems interesting. I hope I can power through to the end! Happy Wednesday!


  23. bibliophilebookclub November 25, 2015 at 5:13 PM #

    https://bibliophilebookclub.wordpress.com/2015/11/25/www-wednesday/ Managed to start my www Wednesday over on my blog! 😊


  24. curiousdaisy November 26, 2015 at 8:31 AM #

    I’m a day late again…sorry. I’ve been thinking about reading Malala. Happpy reading! https://ireadboooks.wordpress.com/2015/11/26/www-wednesday-on-thursday-november-26-2015/


    • Sam November 26, 2015 at 9:46 AM #

      I hope to get back to it soon! Happy Thursday!



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