WWW Wednesday, 9-June-2021

9 Jun

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 made it through another chapter of Lateral Thinking by Edward de Bono. Steady progress forward, still a ways from finishing, through.
I’m paused on The Hangman’s Replacement: Sprout of Disruption by Taona Dumisani Chiveneko while I push forward with my buddy read. I’ll get back to it, I know, but it may take some time.
My ready buddy and I met to talk about the first part of A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles and we’ve moved on to Part II. So far, we’re not sure what we’re in for but we’re both enjoying the writing. We’ll see.
I decided to stick with New York 2140 by Kim Stanley Robinson on audio. There’s a lot going on but the characters seem to be overlapping so I’m curious how they’ll end up coming together. I’m hoping this one move quickly!

Recently finished: Nothing more finished this week. Oh well. Next week doesn’t look good either. I might have to kiss some of the reading goals for 2021 goodbye. I did manage to post my review of The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead on Monday, so please check that out!

Reading next: If I ever finish my ebook, I’ll pick up Dollface by Renee Rosen next. I’m looking forward to some 1920s fun.

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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41 Responses to “WWW Wednesday, 9-June-2021”

  1. The Gal Herself June 9, 2021 at 2:02 AM #

    I’m interested in your experience with New York 2140. Is it harder to keep track of overlapping stories on audio?

    Here’s my WWW. I’ve got a classic mystery and a more romantic one, hot off the presses.
    https://onegalsmusings.blogspot.com/2021/06/wwwwednesday_0848452903.html

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    • Sam June 9, 2021 at 12:12 PM #

      It hasn’t been too hard because they’re overlapping well and the narration switches between them frequently so that I’m not forgetting any characters. Happy reading!

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  2. Lisa Potter June 9, 2021 at 2:25 AM #

    I’m glad you’re both enjoying A Gentleman in Moscow.

    My WWW post this week: https://liseysreads.wordpress.com/2021/06/09/www-wednesday-19-9-june-2021/

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    • Sam June 9, 2021 at 12:13 PM #

      Hoping I finish this next section soon so we can talk more about it. Happy reading!

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  3. Lola June 9, 2021 at 3:07 AM #

    A Gentleman in Moscow and The Underground Railroad are both books I’d like to get to at some point! At the rate I’m going it won’t be any time soon! 😂

    My WWW this week: https://lolaetlavie.wordpress.com/2021/06/09/www-wednesdays-9-june-2021/

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    • Sam June 9, 2021 at 12:14 PM #

      Slow and steady wins the race, right? I’ve got a bunch of love to get to, too. It will just take time. Happy reading!

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    • Sam June 9, 2021 at 12:15 PM #

      If I finish before my baby’s born, I’ll consider it a win haha. Happy reading!

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  4. whatcathyreadnext June 9, 2021 at 4:59 AM #

    I shouldn’t worry too much about your progress with your challenge goals just yet. There’s still plenty of the year left 😁 Glad you and your reading buddy are still enjoying A Gentleman in Moscow.

    Here’s my WWW https://whatcathyreadnext.wordpress.com/2021/06/09/wwwwednesday-9th-june-2021/

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    • Sam June 9, 2021 at 12:15 PM #

      Having Baby on the way isn’t making me feel great about catching up, though! I’ll try to be positive. Happy reading!

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  5. Stephanie - Bookfever June 9, 2021 at 5:47 AM #

    Happy reading, Sam!

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    • Lady Tessa June 9, 2021 at 8:16 AM #

      Steady progress is always the key. I hope you keep enjoying all the books you have on your plate. I think Dollface with its twenties fun does sound like great read.

      My WWW: https://wp.me/p9U47P-3lo

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      • Sam June 9, 2021 at 12:19 PM #

        Thanks! I tend to enjoy my 20s reads. Happy reading!

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  6. booksteastories June 9, 2021 at 6:15 AM #

    Dollface sounds interesting! Have a good week!

    WWW Wednesday 9th June 2021

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    • Sam June 9, 2021 at 12:17 PM #

      I’m hoping I can start it soon. Happy reading!

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  7. Clemence June 9, 2021 at 6:28 AM #

    uuuuuuuuuuuh, dollface sounds interesting! ~ I hope you keep enjoying your readings ♥

    here’s my post for the week: https://booksxorxmisery.wordpress.com/2021/06/09/www-wednesday-june-9th-2021/

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    • Sam June 9, 2021 at 12:19 PM #

      Thanks! I need something fun so I hope to start it soon. Happy reading!

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  8. Laurel-Rain Snow June 9, 2021 at 8:57 AM #

    New York 2140 looks good! I haven’t written a post for this week…I may still do so. Enjoy!

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    • Sam June 9, 2021 at 12:20 PM #

      Thanks for joining the conversation even without a post. Happy reading!

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  9. Kwizgiver June 9, 2021 at 9:17 AM #

    A Gentleman in Moscow was a DNF for me (the wrong book at the wrong time). I had another great reading week!

    https://www.kwizgiver.com/2021/06/www-wednesday_9.html

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    • Sam June 9, 2021 at 12:21 PM #

      Sorry to hear that! I think I’m enjoying it more than my buddy. It seems like a bit of a slow start. Happy reading!

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  10. The Unseen Library June 9, 2021 at 10:59 AM #

    Sounds like a fun collection of books. Good luck getting through all of them.
    My WWW Wednesday for this week:

    WWW Wednesday – 9 June 2021

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    • Sam June 9, 2021 at 12:21 PM #

      Thanks! I’m trying to be disciplined about it as much as possible. Happy reading!

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  11. Sarah @The Great Morrison Migration June 9, 2021 at 11:21 AM #

    I enjoyed your Underground Railroad review. It has been a while since I read that, so it was a good refresher before I watch the series on Amazon. I enjoyed Gentleman in Moscow more than I thought I would, and I think there are interesting things to discuss. Have a great week of reading! My WWW: https://greatmorrisonmigration.wordpress.com/2021/06/09/www-wednesdays-june-9-2021/

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    • Sam June 9, 2021 at 12:22 PM #

      I hope you like the Amazon series! I’m excited to watch it soon since it’s fresh in my mind. Happy reading!

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  12. Yvonne (It's All About Books) June 9, 2021 at 3:08 PM #

    I hope you will enjoy the rest of A Gentleman In Moscow! It wasn’t what I expected either when I started reading it, but it ended up being a favorite. Have a great week and happy reading! Here’s my WWW.

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    • Sam June 10, 2021 at 5:03 AM #

      My mom said she loved it, too. Looking forward to getting further into it. Happy reading!

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  13. Jolie June 9, 2021 at 3:20 PM #

    Dollface looks interesting. Can’t wait to read your review. Here’s mine:

    WWW Wednesday: June 9th 2021

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  14. libgirlbooks June 9, 2021 at 4:18 PM #

    Some interesting reads going for you at the moment. Here’s my post for this week: WWW Wednesday – June 9, 2021

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  15. Ryan June 9, 2021 at 6:28 PM #

    I hope you’re able to turn things around with your reading challenges. There’s still half a year left, don’t lose hope! Happy reading 🙂

    WWW Wednesday – June 9, 2021

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    • Sam June 10, 2021 at 5:05 AM #

      With a baby due in August, the rest of the year doesn’t look promising if I’m behind already! Happy reading.

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      • Ryan June 10, 2021 at 5:26 AM #

        Fair enough, that will certainly take precedence 😅

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  16. Louisa Paarsmarkt June 10, 2021 at 12:10 AM #

    Yeah for steady progress and enjoying the buddy read! Hope you keep enjoying! Here are my answers: https://writingcrazyme.blogspot.com/2021/06/www-wednesday-530-june-9th.html

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    • Sam June 10, 2021 at 5:05 AM #

      Thank you; I think we’ll meet again soon. Happy reading!

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