WWW Wednesday, 6-October-2021

6 Oct

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 got through another chunk of The Girl with Ghost Eyes by M.H. Boroson. I’ve found Baby sleeps well when we to outside so I’ve taken to sitting on the porch and reading with her strapped to my chest. We are all fans so far.
I’ve barley read any of True History of The Kelly Gang by Peter Carey since it’s a physical book and it’s hard to hold while holding a baby. I’m sure I’ll get through it eventually, but it will be a bit of a process.
I had a fair amount of Google Play Store credit and I decided to use it to buy an audiobook. I went with The Running Man by Richard Bachman (Stephen King) since my library didn’t own a copy. I’ve just started but looking forward to this one!

81vZZPOsZ8LRecently finished: I flew through The Chocolate War by Robert Cormeir this past week. We took a lot of walks where I got to listen and Baby is on a little bit of a schedule now which allows me to cook so I have that time for books, too. I found this one a bit stereotypical and a bit over simplistic but still enjoyable. I’ll try to have a review out next week. I’ll give the book Three out of Five Stars.


Reading next: I went in a slightly different direction than planned for my audiobook but I’ll still keep The Perfect Stranger by Megan Miranda on deck to listen to next. Audiobooks seem to be the only format I have time for now so I anticipate this one coming up next despite having just started a new audio.

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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48 Responses to “WWW Wednesday, 6-October-2021”

  1. Laurel-Rain Snow October 6, 2021 at 12:30 AM #

    I liked The Perfect Stranger. Enjoy your books and your week, and here’s MY WWW POST


    • Sam October 6, 2021 at 9:19 AM #

      Good to hear! I hope I can start it soon. Happy reading!


  2. Lisa Potter October 6, 2021 at 12:59 AM #

    Love Stephen King, and The Running Man would make a great audiobook I think. Hope you enjoy.

    My WWW post is: https://liseysreads.wordpress.com/2021/10/06/www-wednesday-36-6-october-2021/


  3. JdV October 6, 2021 at 2:16 AM #

    Haven’t read any of those but glad that you are getting into a routine with baby. Enjoy your audio books. My WWW post is here https://devoil.wordpress.com/2021/10/06/www-wednesday-6th-october/


    • Sam October 6, 2021 at 9:22 AM #

      Thanks! It feels so good to be reading consistently again. Happy reading!


  4. booksteastories October 6, 2021 at 2:37 AM #

    The Girl With Ghost Eyes sounds interesting! Have a great week!

    WWW Wednesday 6th October 2021


    • Sam October 6, 2021 at 9:22 AM #

      I’m getting into some solid action and enjoying that. Happy reading!


  5. whatcathyreadnext October 6, 2021 at 3:30 AM #

    I haven’t read any of the books you mention but I love the picture of you on your porch reading while Baby snoozes beside you.

    Here’s my WWW https://whatcathyreadnext.wordpress.com/2021/10/06/wwwwednesday-6th-october-2021/


    • Sam October 6, 2021 at 9:23 AM #

      It’s more like she’s strapped to my chest, but it’s pretty accurate haha. We’re on the porch now. Happy reading!

      Liked by 1 person

  6. stargazer October 6, 2021 at 3:53 AM #

    Audiobooks are so useful in all kind of situations! If it wasn’t for audiobooks, I doubt I would get any reading done. Happy reading!

    WWW Wednesday, 06-10-2021


    • Sam October 6, 2021 at 9:24 AM #

      So true! They’re great when your hands are limited with a little one. Happy reading!

      Liked by 1 person

  7. Lola October 6, 2021 at 4:03 AM #

    It’s nice when you find a bit of a routine. It took my girl six months when she was small to have any semblence of a routine. She did always sleep best strapped to me though!
    My WWW this week: https://lolaetlavie.wordpress.com/2021/10/06/www-wednesdays-6-october-2021/


    • Sam October 6, 2021 at 9:25 AM #

      The baby carrier is a life saver! I can write book reviews, do the dishes, even take a nap and Baby just keeps sleeping. I love it. Happy reading!

      Liked by 1 person

  8. nickimags @ Secret Library Book Blog October 6, 2021 at 5:02 AM #

    Sounds lovely sitting outside and reading with your baby, Sam.
    Here’s my link for this week: https://thesecretlibrarysite.wordpress.com/2021/10/06/www-wednesdays-06-10-21-happyshrugday%f0%9f%98%89-wwwwednesdays/


    • Sam October 6, 2021 at 9:25 AM #

      It’s a great escape when I’m able to do it. Easily the best part of my day. Happy reading!


  9. theekellybee October 6, 2021 at 6:40 AM #

    babies on schedules are everything. hope you have a great rest of the week and weekend.

    my post: https://blessedmommysc.blogspot.com/2021/10/www-wednesday-2.html


    • Sam October 6, 2021 at 9:26 AM #

      Thank you! I’m starting to work again so it’s great to be developing a schedule with Baby. Happy reading!


  10. Ryan October 6, 2021 at 8:37 AM #

    I’m excited to hear more of your thoughts on The Running Man. I saw the movie adaptation ages ago, but haven’t ever read it. I occasionally remember it and get curious, but haven’t ever gotten around to picking it up. Happy reading!

    WWW Wednesday – October 6, 2021


    • Sam October 6, 2021 at 9:27 AM #

      I’ll have to try and find the movie adaptation when I finish! It’s a rather short audiobook so it should be soon. Happy reading!


  11. silverbuttonbooks October 6, 2021 at 9:23 AM #

    I love when Fall comes and everyone’s reading list starts to look spooky, scary and suspenseful! Congrats on finishing your book. I have trouble holding a book on handed even without adding a baby into the mix! Thank goodness for audiobooks right?

    Here is my WWW: https://wordpress.com/post/silverbuttonbooks.com/9118

    Have a great week!


    • Sam October 6, 2021 at 9:28 AM #

      Honestly! Audio and ebooks are my saviors right now. Baby in one hand, book in the other. Happy reading!


  12. Yvonne (It's All About Books) October 6, 2021 at 9:35 AM #

    I really enjoyed The Perfect Stranger! I hope it will work for you as well. Have a wonderful week and happy reading! Here’s my WWW.


    • Sam October 6, 2021 at 9:36 AM #

      Thanks! I’m looking forward to enjoying some books this week. Happy reading!


  13. lilisblissfulpages October 6, 2021 at 11:17 AM #

    I think I’m gonna read The Running Man, I just read some reviews and I have a good feeling I will like it. 🙂

    Here’s my WWW, Sam:

    WWW Wednesday, 10/06/2021


    • Sam October 6, 2021 at 12:55 PM #

      I’m really liking it so far, I hope you enjoy it, too. Happy reading.

      Liked by 1 person

  14. Sarah @The Great Morrison Migration October 6, 2021 at 11:56 AM #

    For years I didn’t think I could handle reading Stephen King, but I finally read some of his books a couple years ago and loved most of what I read. I am currently tackling “It” for the first time, which I am enjoying. Have a great week! My WWW: https://greatmorrisonmigration.wordpress.com/2021/10/06/www-wednesdays-october-6-2021/


    • Sam October 6, 2021 at 12:55 PM #

      This one is a bit more scifi than horror, which is more up my ally. I’m enjoying it so far. He set it in the future when it was written, but 2025 isn’t so far away now! Happy reading.


  15. The Unseen Library October 6, 2021 at 12:09 PM #

    Enjoy the books, it sounds like a fun collection.
    My post:

    WWW Wednesday – 6 October 2021


    • Sam October 6, 2021 at 12:57 PM #

      Thanks, I’ve got a great bunch right now. Happy reading!

      Liked by 1 person

  16. susanlynknits October 6, 2021 at 12:15 PM #

    Audiobooks are great for walks out when you’re busy. Here’s mine for this week: https://susanlynknits.com/2021/10/06/www-wednesday-october-6-2021/


    • Sam October 6, 2021 at 12:58 PM #

      I took an audiobook walk this morning and it was wonderful. Happy reading!


  17. Stephanie - Bookfever October 6, 2021 at 12:24 PM #

    Nothing wrong with having only time for audiobooks right now. They’re such a useful format for reading!


    • Sam October 6, 2021 at 12:58 PM #

      Thank you. It’s a great way for me to feel like I’m keeping up without a free hand. Happy reading!


  18. Kwizgiver October 6, 2021 at 1:54 PM #

    When I read The Chocolate War, it was a revelation because YA was a new genre (this was back in the very early 80s). But for as amazing as I thought it was then, I guess it doesn’t quite stand the test of time.


  19. Louisa Paarsmarkt October 7, 2021 at 12:22 AM #

    Sounds like a really great week! And TBR deviations, oh, man, they happen! Today I deviated hard and read 2 books, one that I was kinda planning on, but not today, and it’s sequel, which I did just read on Sept. 28. Opps! (A Deadly Education and The Last Graduate! Such great books!)


    • Sam October 12, 2021 at 9:05 PM #

      Great books are always worth the reread. Glad you enjoyed them. Happy reading!



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