WWW Wednesday, 11-March-2020

11 Mar

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!IMG_1384-0

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 listened to very little of Lethal White by Robert Galbraith (aka J.K. Rowling) while I was on vacation so I’m back at it now and I’m hopeful I can finish it this week. I’ve got some more running going on than normal which gives me a good chance to catch up and finish it up.
I read very little of White Oleander by Janet Fitch, too. Maybe a chapter? Maybe? I’ll hope to get back on this one now that I’m returning to work and quiet lunches.
I’m loving Fingersmith by Sarah Waters. There was already one huge twist that I adored and I think there will be at least one more coming. I’m about 250 pages in but took a pause to read a book club book.
The book club pick is August Snow by Stephen Mack Jones. I think it will be a quick read so I’m not too concerned about getting through it before the meeting.

Recently finished: Again, nothing. I had so much fun on vacation that I forgot to read much!

Reading Next: I plan to pick up Cuando era puertorriqueña by Esmeralda Santiago as soon as I find time for a print read. I’ve put my Spanish-language read for the year off for too long!
I’ll need an audiobook next and I’ve decided on a physical audiobook of The Girl Who Takes an Eye for an Eye by David Lagercrantz. I may even start this one before I finish up with Galbraith since I usually run an eaudio along with a physical one to keep myself entertained on runs.

As a reminder, I’m out of the country on vacation. I will not be replying to comments this week in order to enjoy my vacation. I’ll check periodically to approve any new poster’s comments. All reading is suspect, this post is planned well in advance.

Leave a comment with your link and 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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63 Responses to “WWW Wednesday, 11-March-2020”

  1. Laurel-Rain Snow at 1:20 AM #

    I have enjoyed a couple of books by Sarah Waters, so I’m curious about Fingersmith. I also loved White Oleander. I hope you finally get to finish it.

    Here is MY WWW POST

    Liked by 1 person

    • Sam at 7:46 AM #

      I’m trying to be ok with slow reading right now haha. Happy reading!

      Liked by 1 person

  2. Katie at 5:18 AM #

    I’m so glad that vacation has treated you so well!

    Here’s my contribution to WWW Wednesday at The Cozy Burrow. Please come say hi!


  3. whatcathyreadnext at 5:41 AM #

    Glad you’re enjoying Fingersmith and that you managed to cram in some reading during your travels.

    Here’s my WWW: https://whatcathyreadnext.wordpress.com/2020/03/11/wwwwednesday-11th-march-2020/

    Liked by 1 person

    • Sam at 7:47 AM #

      Plane rides are great for reading. Happy reading!


  4. Ryan at 6:38 AM #

    Happy to hear you enjoyed your vacation 🙂 Looks like you haven’t wasted any time getting more books on the go since getting back. Happy reading!



  5. Tessa Pulyer at 6:40 AM #

    I’ll have to take a closer look at Fingersmith. It piqued my interest. My WWW this week:


    • Sam at 7:48 AM #

      It’s been great so far. I hope to return to it in force soon. Happy reading!

      Liked by 1 person

  6. Chai @ Like Chai Tea at 6:42 AM #

    I admire you for being able to read while on vacation/travelling. I always get distracted by so many things. Glad you were making progress in reading!

    My WWW: https://likechaitea.blogspot.com/2020/03/cant-wait-www-wednesday-03112020.html

    Liked by 1 person

    • Sam at 7:48 AM #

      It’s always good for me to unwind at the end of the day with a book, even on vacation. Happy reading!


  7. Jocelyn at 7:01 AM #

    The book I’m reading right now, The Starless Sea, mentions Sarah Waters. I’ve read The Stranger (the book the character is reading), but not Fingersmith. I own it though! I should get to reading it.

    My WWW: https://alittlenerdtoldme.wordpress.com/2020/03/11/www-wednesday-11th-of-march-2020/


    • Sam at 7:49 AM #

      I’m about to start a Buddy Read of Starless Sea! I hope you’d recommend it. Happy reading!

      Liked by 1 person

      • Jocelyn at 8:05 AM #

        I’m only about 100 pages in but I’m seriously liking it. Enjoy your buddy read! I need to find a buddy to read with haha

        Liked by 1 person

  8. lilisblissfulpages at 7:09 AM #

    I need to have The Girl who takes an eye for an eye. The title itself is already intriguing. 🙂

    Here’s my WWW: https://lilisblissfulpages.wordpress.com/2020/03/11/www-wednesday-03-11-2020/

    Liked by 1 person

  9. I hope you enjoy your current and upcoming reads. Here’s my post:

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  10. I saw someone else reading Fingersmith last week, and they said they enjoyed it, too! August Snow sounds like a good read. Happy reading!

    Here’s my WWW post.


  11. overtheshill at 10:12 AM #

    Glad to hear your vacation is so fun you didn’t have time for reading! Those are the best kinds. Here’s my WWW this week: https://overtheshill.wordpress.com/2020/03/11/www-wednesday-march-11-2020/


    • Sam at 10:15 AM #

      We were on our feet the whole time, it was great but exhausting. Happy reading!

      Liked by 1 person

  12. The Unseen Library at 10:16 AM #

    I saw Lethal White when it first came out and thought it sounded good. Will have to try and read it at some point.

    My WWW Wednesday for the week:


    • Sam at 11:11 AM #

      The whole series is awesome. I look forward to continuing it. Happy reading!


  13. Glad to hear that you are enjoying Sarah Waters. I’ve been wanting to read something by her for a while. Hope you are enjoying your vacation and staying safe! My WWW: https://greatmorrisonmigration.wordpress.com/2020/03/11/www-wednesdays-march-11-2020/


    • Sam at 11:11 AM #

      Made it safely home over the weekend. And I think I’m finally over my jet lag. Happy reading!

      Liked by 1 person

  14. higgy88 at 11:00 AM #

    Enjoy your vacation! Here is my link https://ladybookdragon.com/2020/03/11/www-wednesday-11-03-2020/


  15. anovelglimpse at 11:15 AM #

    Having so much fun on vacation is a great reason not to have read anything!

    My WWW Wednesday.


    • Sam at 3:22 PM #

      For sure! I wish I always had such a solid excuse haha. Happy reading!

      Liked by 1 person

  16. silverbuttonbooks at 11:34 AM #

    It would have been sad to pop over to here to see that your vacation had you stuck inside reading – I’m so glad you are having a good time!

    Here is my WWW: http://silverbuttonbooks.com/2020/03/11/www-wednesday-march-11-2020/

    Safe travels!


  17. jessicabookworm at 4:31 PM #

    I hope you had a great vacation 😀 Here’s my WWW post: https://thebookwormchronicles.wordpress.com/2020/03/11/www-wednesday-11th-march-2020/ 🙂


    • Sam at 5:33 PM #

      It was great and I already want to go back. Happy reading!


  18. _forbookssake at 4:42 PM #

    I’m glad you had fun on your vacation! 🙂

    Here’s my WWW post: http://forbookssake.home.blog/2020/03/11/www-wednesday-11th-march-2020/


  19. WordsAndPeace at 5:02 PM #

    That new audiobook has an intriguing title, I hope you enjoy it.
    My post is here https://wordsandpeace.com/2020/03/08/sunday-post-28-3-8-2020/


    • Sam at 5:35 PM #

      Thanks! This series has great titles. Happy reading!


  20. Books and Shadows at 5:06 PM #

    Vacaying is the best excuse for little reading getting done. I can’t wait for my turn!



    • Sam at 5:36 PM #

      Do you have one planned? It’s always fun to plan. Happy reading!

      Liked by 1 person

      • Books and Shadows at 5:42 PM #

        My friend and I really want to go across the pond, but with everything that’s happening with Corona it’s been put on hold 🙁


      • Sam at 5:53 PM #

        Maybe look at booking now for a few month out? Prices have dropped!


  21. Yvo at 8:03 PM #

    I’m happy to hear you enjoyed your vacation! I loved seeing your photos on Instagram. Have a wonderful week and happy reading! Here’s my WWW.


    • Sam at 8:53 PM #

      I’m glad you liked them! I hope to travel again soon. Happy reading!

      Liked by 1 person

  22. bookswithcassie at 1:42 AM #

    Ah, Fingersmith sounds so good I’ve added it to my TBR!



    • Sam at 7:39 AM #

      Awesome!! I’m looking forward to getting back to it. Happy reading!


  23. I think that series by Stieg Larsson was the first thing I EVER added on Goodreads years ago, yet I still haven’t read it! I hope you had a lovely vacation 🙂

    Here’s my WWW. Better late then never!



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