WWW Wednesday, 29-September-2021

29 Sep

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!


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 some steps forward with The Girl with Ghost Eyes by M.H. Boroson again. It’s a good way to pass time with a sleeping baby on my chest when I know they’re going to wake up again soon. I’m actually feeling like I can finish this one now.
I’m getting a few pages in at a time with True History of The Kelly Gang by Peter Carey. I don’t get a lot of time in the evening to enjoy it right now. Once my baby is asleep, it’s a mad dash to join them in dreamland. We never know how long it’s going to last!
I was able to start The Chocolate War by Robert Cormeir and make some good progress! I must have read this book before because a few scenes have been very familiar. Possibly I read it in middle school. I don’t remember how it ends at all so I’ll push forward.


Recently finished: I was able to wrap up The King of Crows (Diviners #4) by Libba Bray last week and even wrote my review which posted on Monday. I haven’t finished a series in a while so this one felt good. I had some issues with the pacing on this last book, but I still enjoyed it and felt like it wrapped up pretty well. I gave the book Four out of Five Stars. I’d recommend the series overall.


Reading next: I’m going to guess I’ll fly through Cormier and will need a new audiobook sooner than anything. I went through my TBR and my library’s digital offerings and found a lot that were available that I wasn’t aware of before. Next up for me will be The Perfect Stranger by Megan Miranda. This is one my sister in law gave me for Christmas and I hadn’t had time to pick up yet. I’m looking forward to a thriller!

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.

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37 Responses to “WWW Wednesday, 29-September-2021”

  1. Emily Jane September 29, 2021 at 5:30 AM #

    I remember when I had a baby sleeping on me and I was able to read! He is now 3 so I only get the odd nap! The Perfect Stranger looks like a good book. There is nothing like a good thriller! Here is my W W W Wednesday offering: https://wordpress.com/post/budgettalesblog.wordpress.com/1383


    • Sam September 29, 2021 at 6:27 AM #

      I haven’t read a thriller in awhile so I’m looking forward to it. Happy reading!

      Liked by 1 person

  2. Lisa Potter September 29, 2021 at 5:42 AM #

    It’s nice to revisit a story sometimes so I hope even if you have previously read The Chocolate War that you continue to enjoy it.

    My WWW post is: https://liseysreads.wordpress.com/2021/09/29/www-wednesday-35-29-september-2021/


    • Sam September 29, 2021 at 6:28 AM #

      Thank you! I’m liking the pace of it so far. Happy reading!


  3. whatcathyreadnext September 29, 2021 at 6:09 AM #

    I’m pleased you were able to finish your book, that you enjoyed it and even found time to write your review. Well done for making good use of Baby’s sleep time!

    My WWW https://whatcathyreadnext.wordpress.com/2021/09/29/wwwwednesday-29th-september-2021/


    • Sam September 29, 2021 at 6:29 AM #

      It took a while to figure out! They almost have a routine now, kind of. It’s starting to be a little predictable haha. Happy reading!


  4. Constance September 29, 2021 at 7:39 AM #

    I briefly worked with Libba Bray and her husband who is an agent at Penguin many years ago. I haven’t read this series but I have enjoyed some of her other books. I like the variety of your recent reading. Hope you are getting some sleep!
    Here is my entry: https://perfectretort.blogspot.com/2021/09/www-wednesday-september-29.html


    • Sam September 29, 2021 at 9:55 AM #

      Unlike you, this is the only Bray I’ve read. Glad to her you enjoyed her other work. Maybe I’ll find time to pick it up eventually. Happy reading!


  5. Adira September 29, 2021 at 8:18 AM #

    Congrats one finishing the Diviners series! I hope you continue to have a great week!

    Here is my WWW Wednesday post:

    WWW Wednesday – The One That’s Really Short 


    • Sam September 29, 2021 at 9:56 AM #

      Thanks, happy reading!


  6. Sarah @The Great Morrison Migration September 29, 2021 at 9:55 AM #

    I think it’s a great time for a thriller! I enjoyed my last Megan Miranda read. Have a great week! My WWW: https://greatmorrisonmigration.wordpress.com/2021/09/29/www-wednesdays-september-29-2021/


    • Sam September 29, 2021 at 9:57 AM #

      October always seems like a good time for thrillers. Happy reading!

      Liked by 1 person

  7. Amy @ A Librarian and Her Books September 29, 2021 at 10:39 AM #

    The Perfect Stranger looks really intriguing! Hope you enjoy it. Here is my WWW post.


    • Sam September 29, 2021 at 10:46 AM #

      Thanks, I’m hoping to start soon. Happy reading!


  8. JdV September 29, 2021 at 11:05 AM #

    Yay that you finished King of Crows. You really sound as though you’re back in a reading groove now. Here’s my WWW Wednesday for this week.https://devoil.wordpress.com/2021/09/29/www-wednesday-29th-september/


    • Sam September 29, 2021 at 11:24 AM #

      I hope the groove continues. It would be nice to get a little bit of a pattern back. Happy reading!


  9. Stephanie - Bookfever September 29, 2021 at 11:39 AM #

    Yay! You finished a book! 😀


    • Sam September 29, 2021 at 11:49 AM #

      I know, right?! So glad to have that progress to celebrate. Happy reading!


  10. nickimags @ Secret Library Book Blog September 29, 2021 at 12:10 PM #

    It’s so good to see you finishing and starting new books Sam, it must be a great feeling!
    Here’s my link for this week: https://thesecretlibrarysite.wordpress.com/2021/09/29/www-wednesdays-29-09-21-happyshrugday😉-wwwwednesdays/


    • Sam September 29, 2021 at 3:36 PM #

      It feels like I’m somewhat normal again, haha. We’ll see how long it lasts. Happy reading!


  11. Ryan September 29, 2021 at 12:50 PM #

    A book that seems familiar but you swear you haven’t read before would be maddening to me. I hope you enjoy reading it regardless. Have a great week!

    WWW Wednesday – September 29, 2021


    • Sam September 29, 2021 at 3:37 PM #

      I must have read it almost 20 years ago. I have no idea how it ends haha. Happy reading!


  12. The Unseen Library September 29, 2021 at 1:39 PM #

    Good job getting through some books.
    My WWW Wednesday for the week:

    WWW Wednesday – 29 September 2021


    • Sam September 29, 2021 at 3:38 PM #

      Thanks, I hope it continues. Happy reading!

      Liked by 1 person

  13. silverbuttonbooks September 29, 2021 at 1:57 PM #

    I love a thriller – especially in the Fall! I hope you enjoy it. Designating different books for different times in my day is how I get multiple books read but I haven’t ever had a While You Were Sleeping stack – love it!

    Here is my WWW: https://silverbuttonbooks.com/2021/09/29/www-wednesday-september-29-2021/

    Have a great week!


    • Sam September 29, 2021 at 3:39 PM #

      Haha it’s a good time to read. The Baby sleeps best when they’re held. Happy reading!

      Liked by 1 person

  14. Louisa Paarsmarkt September 29, 2021 at 2:32 PM #

    Yeah for a finished book, and audiobooks! I love Megan Miranda’s writing, so I hope you enjoy once you pick it up! Here’s my answers: https://writingcrazyme.blogspot.com/2021/09/www-wednesday-546-september-29th.html


    • Sam September 29, 2021 at 3:36 PM #

      This will be my first Miranda book and I’m looking forward to it. Happy reading!


  15. addyinbookland September 29, 2021 at 5:47 PM #

    The Perfect Stranger sounds interesting! It’s been a while since I’ve read a good thriller novel.

    My WWW post: https://addyinbookland.wordpress.com/2021/09/29/www-wednesday9292021/


    • Sam September 29, 2021 at 7:28 PM #

      I’m looking forward to a fast pace! Happy reading.


  16. bookswithcassie September 30, 2021 at 1:17 AM #

    Megan Miranda is one of my go to thriller authors but I haven’t yet read The Perfect Strangers.

    WWW 9.29.21


    • Sam September 30, 2021 at 6:58 AM #

      This is my first of hers so I’m glad to hear of a fan! Happy reading.

      Liked by 1 person


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