WWW Wednesday, 8-November-2017

8 Nov

Welcome to WWW Wednesday! This meme was formerly hosted by MizB at A Daily Rhythm 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!

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The Three Ws are:

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

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Currently reading: I’m still pushing forward with The Bluest Eye by Toni Morrison. I’ve had really busy lunch periods lately so I haven’t had much of a chance to read it during lunch but I’m squeezing in a few pages here and there. I should finish it before the end of the year with no problem.
The Book of Fate by Brad Meltzer is going to be a long haul. This is a long audiobook but I’m liking it so far. As with most thrillers, it’s very fast paced but I’m having fun trying to figure out who is involved in what and who knows what.
I’m trying to read My Jesus Year by Benyamin Cohen so I can start my next physical book. I really enjoy memoirs, especially religious memoirs, so this is really enjoyable for me and it’s a quick read anyway.

Recently finished: Nothing this week. I’ve made good progress in my books, but nothing new to share.

Reading Next: Our Souls at Night by Kent Haruf is sitting next to my bed, ready for me to finish Cohen’s book. I’m excited to read a new-to-me author and I’m hoping this goes well.


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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65 Responses to “WWW Wednesday, 8-November-2017”

  1. Laurel-Rain Snow November 8, 2017 at 1:17 AM #

    As I mentioned last week, I loved Our Souls at Night. I am also eager to read The Bluest Eye. Enjoy! Here’s MY WWW POST

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    • Sam November 8, 2017 at 11:54 AM #

      Thanks, I hope to start it soon. Happy reading!

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  2. Andrea @ Books for Muse November 8, 2017 at 1:19 AM #

    Great list!! Happy reading to everyone. Here’s mine https://booksformuse.wordpress.com/2017/11/08/www-wednesday-3/

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    • Sam November 8, 2017 at 11:55 AM #

      Thanks, happy reading to you as well.

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  3. alilovesbooks November 8, 2017 at 2:10 AM #

    You always seem to have really intriguing sounding books that I’ve never heard of before. Sounds like you’re enjoying all of them so I hope that continues

    Here’s my WWW https://iwuvbooks.wordpress.com/2017/11/08/www-wednesday-8th-november-2017/

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    • Sam November 8, 2017 at 11:55 AM #

      Thanks. I like to read a wide variety. Happy reading!

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  4. Chizurue November 8, 2017 at 2:32 AM #

    I read during my dinner periods and then straight to bed. 😀 Hopefully we get to squeeze our reading more. Happy reading!
    My wednesday reading progress: thememoryrune.wordpress.com/2017/11/08/wednesday-wondering-slowly-but-surely-reading/

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  5. lilisblissfulpages November 8, 2017 at 3:12 AM #

    I’m really intrigued with MY JESUS YEAR, looking forward to you review Sam. 🙂 I love religious memoirs. It’s really one of my dreams to write one in the future. 🙂 If I would write a memoir, it would be a religious one. 🙂
    This is my link:
    https://lilisblissfulpages.wordpress.com/2017/11/08/www-wednesday-5/

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    • Sam November 8, 2017 at 11:57 AM #

      Did you read The Year of Living Biblically by AJ Jacobs? It’s one of my favorites. Happy reading!

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  6. Margaret November 8, 2017 at 4:23 AM #

    MY JESUS YEAR sounds so interesting!

    Here’s my Wednesday post – booksplease.org/2017/11/08/my-week-in-books-8-november-2017/

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    • Sam November 8, 2017 at 11:58 AM #

      It’s been really well done so far. Happy reading!

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  7. Emily Wrayburn November 8, 2017 at 5:08 AM #

    I don’t know any of your books this week but I hope it’s a good reading week for you!

    Here’s my post

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    • Sam November 8, 2017 at 11:59 AM #

      Thanks, enjoy your books, too. Happy reading!

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  8. The Gal Herself November 8, 2017 at 5:45 AM #

    I’ve heard nothing but good things about Our Souls at Night. I’d like to read it before seeing the movie.

    This week I’ve got a wrenching biography, balanced by a lighter-than-air classic mystery.

    https://onegalsmusings.blogspot.com/2017/11/wwwwednesday.html

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    • whatcathyreadnext November 8, 2017 at 10:13 AM #

      Couldn’t reply on your blog as it wouldn’t let me use my WordPress account as my profile (known issue with Blogspot I think)

      A Murder is Announced is one of my favourite Agatha Christie’s – it’s really clever. Don’t worry I won’t tell you whodunit! I saw it on the stage recently as well (but I think the book was better).

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    • Sam November 8, 2017 at 11:59 AM #

      I’ll have to check out the movie as soon as I finish it. Happy reading!

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  9. Ryan November 8, 2017 at 8:15 AM #

    Our Souls At Night sounds intriguing. I may check that one out. I feel I don’t read enough literary fiction lately. Here’s my post for this week 🙂

    https://musewithmeblog.wordpress.com/2017/11/08/www-wednesday-2017-11-08/

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    • Sam November 8, 2017 at 12:00 PM #

      My book club really pushes me into that genre more than I would otherwise. Happy reading!

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  10. Priyasha November 8, 2017 at 8:30 AM #

    Hey I am back again with this weekly meme 💜.
    http://wp.me/p88tgm-cP ..

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  11. Jamie @ Fantasy Book Chick November 8, 2017 at 8:34 AM #

    My Jesus Year sounds interesting. I haven’t read any of these books. I hope you enjoy them!

    My WWW Wednesday: https://fantasybookchick.blogspot.com/2017/11/www-wednesdays.html

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    • Sam November 8, 2017 at 12:00 PM #

      Thanks. I’m a big fan of religious memoirs and I’m really liking it. Happy reading!

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  12. hmills96 November 8, 2017 at 9:19 AM #

    Here’s my #NaBloWriMo WWW Week 2 (1030 EST)! http://ilayreading.com/2017/11/08/www-wednesday-1182017-nablowrimo-edition/

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  13. jennsie13 November 8, 2017 at 9:26 AM #

    My Jesus Year does sound interesting!

    Here are mine for this week: https://jennexplainsityall.wordpress.com/2017/11/08/www-november-8-2017/

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    • Sam November 8, 2017 at 12:01 PM #

      I’m about half way in and really liking it. Happy reading!

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  14. whatcathyreadnext November 8, 2017 at 9:44 AM #

    You just about always have books listed that I’m not familiar with and they all sound intriguing (not so good for the bookish wishlist). I really like the sound of Our Souls at Night.

    I had to do a lot of reading this week to keep up with blog tour commitments (can’t think who signed me up for all those…oh yeah, me.) Here’s my WWW link: https://whatcathyreadnext.wordpress.com/2017/11/08/www-wednesdays-8th-november-17/

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    • Sam November 8, 2017 at 12:03 PM #

      Good luck! I haven’t signed up for a blog tour yet because I don’t think I could make the date commitments haha. Happy reading!

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      • whatcathyreadnext November 8, 2017 at 12:37 PM #

        I like doing them, I just need to get better at saying no so they’re more spaced out.

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  15. laurenisreadingblog November 8, 2017 at 9:46 AM #

    The Book of Fate sounds really good! Might just have to add that to my TBR 😉

    My post

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  16. Ambi @Scaredy Engines End of Line Library November 8, 2017 at 10:13 AM #

    I’ve seen the Book of Fate in my college library and really want to get it out… that is until I get the OTHER books I have at home under control… 😛

    Here’s my WWW:
    https://edwardsghostengine.wordpress.com/2017/11/08/www-wednesday-8-8-11-17/#more-5460

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    • whatcathyreadnext November 8, 2017 at 10:18 AM #

      Haha, you’re a book blogger – you will NEVER get your other books under control!

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    • Sam November 8, 2017 at 12:04 PM #

      Haha good luck. Books can be so tempting. Happy reading!

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  17. anovelglimpse November 8, 2017 at 10:34 AM #

    I don’t think I’ve ever read a religious memoir. I guess I’ll have to try one! That sounds interesting.
    My WWW Wednesday.

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    • Sam November 8, 2017 at 12:05 PM #

      I really liked AJ Jacobs’ The Year of Living Biblically. Happy reading!

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  18. readinaflash November 8, 2017 at 10:59 AM #

    I’ll be interested in your review on My Jesus Year. Here’s my post https://readinaflash.wordpress.com/2017/11/08/www-wednesday-70/

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    • Sam November 8, 2017 at 12:06 PM #

      I don’t think I’ll finish it by next week but I’m optimistic for the week after. Happy reading!

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  19. bettylouise31 November 8, 2017 at 12:38 PM #

    Mhttps://idahobluebird50.com/2017/11/08/www-wednesday-november-8/y first time and the link is

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  20. karenjo46 November 8, 2017 at 1:52 PM #

    Here’s my WWW Wednesday! I didn’t do one last week cause I just came back from vacation. I also didn’t get to read anything while on vacay, but recently finished 3 so yay!

    https://sincerelykarenjo.wordpress.com/2017/11/08/www-wednesdays-11/

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  21. M.T. DeSantis November 8, 2017 at 2:30 PM #

    Here’s to reading progress! And here’s my WWW Wed

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    • Sam November 8, 2017 at 4:04 PM #

      Here here! Happy reading!

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  22. silverbuttonbooks November 8, 2017 at 2:39 PM #

    WWW is the best thing about Wednesdays! I loved checking out everyone’s lists and I always feel just a little juvenile when I read the interesting things on your WWW posts – Religious Memoirs!?! wow. Here is my WWW post! https://silverbuttonbooks.com/2017/11/08/www-wednesday-11-8-17/

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    • Sam November 8, 2017 at 4:05 PM #

      I’m so glad you enjoy the meme! Religious memoirs have been a pleasure of mine for a few years now. I love memoirs and I think exploring another religion first hand is fascinating. Happy reading!

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  23. Laila@BigReadingLife November 8, 2017 at 2:54 PM #

    I’m new to WWW Wednesday – here’s my list! https://bigreadinglife.wordpress.com/2017/11/08/www-wednesday-november-8-2017/

    I love Kent Haruf but haven’t yet read that one. Plainsong is one of my favorite books.

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    • Sam November 8, 2017 at 4:05 PM #

      Welcome! I’ve heard great things about Haruf so I’m excited to finally read one of his. Happy Wednesday!

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  24. Kwizgiver November 8, 2017 at 5:08 PM #

    Happy reading!

    http://www.kwizgiver.com/2017/11/www-wednesday_8.html

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  25. Katelyn @ From Cover to Cover November 8, 2017 at 5:38 PM #

    The Book of Fate sounds so interesting! Looking forward to hearing your thoughts!

    Here is my post: https://katelynpdickinson.wordpress.com/2017/11/08/www-wednesday-11-8-17/

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    • Sam November 8, 2017 at 8:33 PM #

      It was fun listening to it as I cooked dinner tonight. Happy reading!

      Liked by 1 person

  26. Noel Bleu November 10, 2017 at 9:18 AM #

    I’ve been seeing these tags pop up everywhere, they are very cool. I’m new to book blogging and I missed it yesterday but I’ll be joining in next week.

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    • Sam November 10, 2017 at 4:44 PM #

      Great! I look forward to having you join us. Happy reading!

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