WWW Wednesday, 8-December-2021

8 Dec

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: Absolutely nothing with The Girl with Ghost Eyes by M.H. Boroson. This last week was absolutely nuts for no reason I can think of looking back. I’m just glad to have made it through!
I didn’t make progress with True History of The Kelly Gang by Peter Carey either. As I’ve said before, I’m not sure when my physical reading will pick up again, but it’s not going to be the immediate future!
I did listen to a little bit of The Ghosts of Eden Park by Karen Abbott on the one run I was able to do. I’m still enjoying it and I think this is the one book I’ll continue to make progress in.

Recently finished: Yet again, nothing this week. I’ve thought about putting together a list of all the kids books I read each week but I don’t feel justified counting those toward my Goodreads challenge for the year.

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Reading next: I still plan on Tabula Rasa by Ruth Downie but I’m guessing I won’t start this one until 2022 at the rate I’m going. Better late than never?

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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44 Responses to “WWW Wednesday, 8-December-2021”

  1. Laurel-Rain Snow December 8, 2021 at 12:48 AM #

    Enjoy your books and your week, and here’s MY WWW POST

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  2. Lisa Potter December 8, 2021 at 2:06 AM #

    Enjoy your week, whatever it brings.

    My WWW post is: https://liseysreads.wordpress.com/2021/12/08/www-wednesday-35-8-december-2021/

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  3. JdV December 8, 2021 at 2:27 AM #

    You could still put the children’s books on here without putting them on your Goodreads list? Enjoy whatever you are reading and here is my WWW for this week https://devoil.wordpress.com/2021/12/08/www-wednesday-8th-december/

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    • Sam December 8, 2021 at 5:42 AM #

      That’s a thought! I’ll try to think through the best ways to share some children’s books here. Some of them are really worthy of being shared. Happy reading!

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  4. elenasquareeyes December 8, 2021 at 2:49 AM #

    Hope you have a good week and enjoy your books 🙂
    My WWW Wednesday

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  5. Jen | Books on the 7:47 December 8, 2021 at 3:21 AM #

    Oh a kids books list is a great idea – I’m always on the lookbook for great new children’s books for my boys!

    My WWW: https://booksonthe747.com/2021/12/08/www-wednesday-8th-december-2021/

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    • Sam December 9, 2021 at 5:14 AM #

      I’m going to have to think about the best way to do this! It might be a bit before I really have the brain space to put it to work lol. Happy reading!

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  6. _forbookssake December 8, 2021 at 3:55 AM #

    I’d be very interested in reading your list of children’s books!
    Hope you have a good week 🙂

    My WWW: http://forbookssake.home.blog/2021/12/08/www-wednesday-8th-december-2021/

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    • Sam December 9, 2021 at 5:15 AM #

      It’s seeming like this might be the way forward! Happy reading.

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  7. nickimags @ Secret Library Book Blog December 8, 2021 at 4:08 AM #

    Kids book do count! If they’re on Goodreads they go towards your challenge! But I know what you mean, because they are so short. Seriously though you’re reading them. Anyway here’s my link this week: https://thesecretlibrarysite.wordpress.com/2021/12/08/www-wednesdays-08-12-21-happyshrugday%f0%9f%98%89-wwwwednesdays-secretlibrarybookblog/

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    • Sam December 9, 2021 at 5:16 AM #

      It just seems unfair to count a book I read in give minutes the same as I count Game of Thrones lol. Happy reading!

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  8. Karen @ The Well-Read Pirate Queen December 8, 2021 at 4:22 AM #

    Pretty sure those who write the kids books would think that they count, so go ahead and count them!
    Here’s mine for the week : https://wellreadpiratequeen.blogspot.com/2021/12/www-wednesday-8-december-2021.html

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    • Sam December 9, 2021 at 5:17 AM #

      That’s a really good way of thinking about it! I guess it doesn’t feel like it’s in line with the goal I originally set out for myself. I still want to track and recognize the books Baby reads, though. Happy reading!

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  9. Ryan December 8, 2021 at 5:37 AM #

    On top of all the life changes you’ve had, it’s usually a hectic time of year anyway. Late is definitely better than never. Happy reading!

    WWW Wednesday – December 8, 2021

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    • Sam December 9, 2021 at 5:18 AM #

      So true! I’ve got years ahead to get back to my previous levels of books. Happy reading!

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  10. whatcathyreadnext December 8, 2021 at 5:54 AM #

    I hope you’re able to grab yourself more reading time over the next few weeks.

    Here’s my WWW https://whatcathyreadnext.wordpress.com/2021/12/08/wwwwednesday-8th-december-2021/

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    • Sam December 9, 2021 at 5:22 PM #

      Thank you! At least some audio time, right? Happy reading!

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  11. The Gal Herself December 8, 2021 at 6:05 AM #

    Count me in! I’d love to hear about the children’s books.

    Here’s my WWW. I’ve got holiday chick-lit and a bitchy (but entertaining) royal biography.
    https://onegalsmusings.blogspot.com/2021/12/wwwwednesday.html

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    • Sam December 9, 2021 at 5:23 PM #

      This is seeming like a popular idea! I’ll look into how I can make it happen. Happy reading!

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  12. Denise @ Life With No Plot December 8, 2021 at 7:46 AM #

    I agree with the others here that you should count your children’s books! If you don’t want to count them towards your “official” reading goals, maybe have a separate goal or separate list for them? I think it would be fun!

    My WWW: https://lifewithnoplot.com/2021/12/08/www-wednesday-december-8-2021/

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    • Sam December 9, 2021 at 5:24 PM #

      I have a separate Goodreads shelf, I’m just terrible at updating it lol. Maybe some day haha. Happy reading!

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  13. Emily Jane December 8, 2021 at 8:59 AM #

    Finding time to physically read can be so tough! I have a toddler running round so audio is a no no for me too. I never thought of putting down the books I read to him! I think that still counts as reading! Goodreads does do Children’s books as I have a little shelf for him on my app. A lot of his books aren’t on there, but it’s nice that some are!

    Emily @ Budget Tales Book Blog

    WWW Wednesday post:
    https://wordpress.com/post/budgettalesblog.wordpress.com/4052

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    • Sam December 9, 2021 at 5:25 PM #

      I’ve only tried adding a few so far and I’ve had good luck. I’m really behind on counting all the baby’s books, though! Happy reading.

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      • Emily Jane December 10, 2021 at 3:59 PM #

        My son has enough books to start his own library 😂 Happy reading 😊

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  14. Stephanie - Bookfever December 8, 2021 at 9:00 AM #

    I would count the kids books too. Reading is reading no matter what!

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    • Sam December 9, 2021 at 5:26 PM #

      Maybe not toward my reading goal, but I’ll try to find some way to track them. Happy reading!

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  15. Jolie December 8, 2021 at 10:30 AM #

    I’ve had a few nuts weeks myself. And I would count the kids books!!! Here’s mine:

    WWW Wednesday: December 8th, 2021

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    • Sam December 9, 2021 at 8:42 PM #

      I think my nuts weeks are just beginning! I’ve got a childhood worth to go haha. Happy reading!

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  16. booksteastories December 8, 2021 at 11:22 AM #

    Don’t stress about your reading progress, it happens to us all! https://booksteastories.wordpress.com/2021/12/08/www-wednesday-8th-december-2021/

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    • Sam December 9, 2021 at 8:43 PM #

      Thank you! Sometimes life interrupts. Happy reading!

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  17. Louisa Paarsmarkt December 8, 2021 at 1:41 PM #

    Yeah this past week, and the current one, have been pretty crazy. Work is just drowning in stuff to do! Here’s my answers: https://writingcrazyme.blogspot.com/2021/12/www-wednesday-556-december-8th.html

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    • Sam December 9, 2021 at 8:45 PM #

      Oddly, work has slowed down a bit for me, life has just been crazy. Happy reading!

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  18. Leslie December 8, 2021 at 2:37 PM #

    Sometimes I want to add kids books to my GR just to see how many I can get. Also, I can’t forget the several times we read the same one over and over before going onto the next. haha! Have a great week!

    W.W.W. 12/8/21

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    • Sam December 9, 2021 at 8:46 PM #

      I’ve been reading them two days in a row as if that will help it sink in lol. I’m hoping to do the 1000 Books Before Kindergarten goal! Happy reading.

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      • Leslie December 13, 2021 at 4:51 PM #

        That’s awesome! I haven’t heard of that but going to google it… lol!

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  19. Kwizgiver December 8, 2021 at 4:23 PM #

    I’m all about the holidays this week! A couple of fun holiday-themed books!

    https://www.kwizgiver.com/2021/12/www-wednesday_0824999806.html

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  20. bookswithcassie December 9, 2021 at 12:36 AM #

    Any kind of reading done while raising babies and toddlers definitely counts!!

    WWW 12.8.21

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    • Sam December 12, 2021 at 10:34 PM #

      The little we can squeeze in haha. Happy reading!

      Liked by 1 person

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