WWW Wednesday, 19-October-2022

19 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: Yet again, nothing with Soldiers’ Pay by William Faulkner. I’m trying to think when I can dedicate some time to this one. I try not to use screens before bed and that’s some of my best reading time. Any thoughts?
I have been making good progress in Powering Up by Anne Doyle. I use it to wind down for a few minutes after work, give my eyes a break from screens for a bit. I’m hoping I’ll have this one finished in a week or two.
I took a massive chunk out of Mississippi Trial, 1955 by Chris Crowe the first day I started it. I was driving all over and had it running, getting through a quarter of it! It’s not what I expected from the cover (I didn’t read much of the description) but I think it will be an interesting read.

Recently finished: I wrapped up Easy Prey by Catherine Lo on Saturday morning. I’ll be honest, the ending ruined it for me. I was into the story and trying to figure out the twist and I kind of called it, but I hated how it wrapped up. I think it was unrealistic and sent a really bad message. I haven’t written my review yet so this is subject to change, but I’m giving it Two out of Five stars so far.

Reading next: I’m going to keep executing my plan for finishing When Are You Reading? Challenge this year. Next physical book is going to be Sophie’s Choice by William Styron. I hear a lot about this book but don’t have much of an idea of the plot so I’m excited to read it!

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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23 Responses to “WWW Wednesday, 19-October-2022”

  1. Laurel-Rain Snow October 19, 2022 at 12:48 AM #

    Sophie’s Choice is a good one! Enjoy your week, and here’s MY WWW POST

    Liked by 1 person

  2. Luna October 19, 2022 at 3:10 AM #

    Ohh loving your list here. Sophie’s Choice is interesting. I still need to read Easy Prey!

    Here’s my post: https://tinyurl.com/2p97pe6y

    Liked by 1 person

  3. whatcathyreadnext October 19, 2022 at 4:00 AM #

    Sorry to hear Easy Prey was a disappointment. I really enjoyed Sophie’s Choice although it covers some tough topics. I’ll be interested to learn what you make of it.

    My WWW https://whatcathyreadnext.wordpress.com/2022/10/19/wwwwednesday-19th-october-2022/

    Liked by 1 person

  4. Emily Jane October 19, 2022 at 4:23 AM #

    I try to leave a period of time for reading, but it doesn’t always happen. I have books on my phone that I can whip out at a moment’s notice…

    It’s a shame about the ending of Easy Prey. I find that an ending often defines the star rating that I give a book.

    Have a great week!

    Emily @ Budget Tales Book Blog
    My post:

    WWW Wednesday – Currently Reading, Finished Reading, Reading Next

    Liked by 1 person

  5. Janette October 19, 2022 at 4:25 AM #

    Sorry that Easy Prey was a disappointment. It’s always a shame when you get all the way through a book and then hate the ending. Here’s my WWW post for this week. https://witchyreading.wordpress.com/2022/10/19/www-wednesday-october-19/

    Liked by 1 person

  6. _forbookssake October 19, 2022 at 5:45 AM #

    I’m sorry to hear you didn’t enjoy how Easy Prey ended! A bad ending really can ruin an entire book.

    My WWW: http://forbookssake.home.blog/2022/10/19/www-wednesday-19th-october-2022/

    Liked by 1 person

  7. Kwizgiver October 19, 2022 at 9:14 AM #

    I haven’t read Sophie’s Choice but the movie is amazing!

    Here’s mine: https://www.kwizgiver.com/2022/10/www-wednesday_19.html

    Liked by 1 person

  8. Lisa's * Everyday Life October 19, 2022 at 10:57 AM #

    WWW Wednesday

    My books post.

    Liked by 1 person

  9. Morgan October 19, 2022 at 11:08 AM #

    Sophie’s Choice sounds interesting! I will have to see if the library has it available. It’s also a movie with Meryl Streep & Kevin Kline!

    Here’s my WWW Wednesday post! 🙂

    Liked by 1 person

  10. Jorie October 19, 2022 at 11:18 AM #

    Hallo, Hallo everyone,

    After a bit of an unexpected pause, I am returning to WWW with my announcement about #SpooktasticReads which is our mini-event in October as a chase up to Halloween courtesy of the team behind @WyrdAndWonder of which I am a co-host. You’ll find what I’m reading via my Spooktastic TBR post!


  11. The Unseen Library October 19, 2022 at 11:42 AM #

    Good luck with your reading, I hear that Sophie’s Choice is a heartbreaking book, so have fun with that.
    My post for the week:

    WWW Wednesday – 19 October 2022

    Liked by 1 person

  12. Louisa Paarsmarkt October 19, 2022 at 6:22 PM #

    Sorry that that end wasn’t great. But yeah for getting that chunk read! Here’s my answers: https://writingcrazyme.blogspot.com/2022/10/www-wednesday-601-october-19th.html

    Liked by 1 person

  13. bookbabenails October 19, 2022 at 8:06 PM #

    Ah it’s always such a bummer when the ending of a book ruins the whole thing for you!

    Liked by 1 person

  14. Ryan October 19, 2022 at 8:11 PM #

    Sorry to hear Easy Prey ended on a bad note for you. Hopefully the rest of your reading turns out better. Have a great week!

    WWW Wednesday – October 19, 2022

    Liked by 1 person

  15. lexirosereads October 19, 2022 at 9:55 PM #

    As always reading more books I probably should at one time

    Liked by 1 person

  16. silverbuttonbooks October 19, 2022 at 9:57 PM #

    I started Sophie’s choice years ago and I have no idea why I stopped reading it. It probably got lost in my “currently reading” stack! Have a wonderful week.

    Here is my WWW:http://silverbuttonbooks.com/2022/10/20/www-wednesday-october-19-2022/

    Liked by 1 person

  17. Davida Chazan October 20, 2022 at 6:49 AM #

    Sophie’s Choice is really good… not easy going, but still good. And WAY better than the movie which was all kitsch and scenery (with Streep only having sex with all her clothes on).

    Liked by 1 person

  18. Bean October 20, 2022 at 11:25 AM #

    I have not read any of these honestly! I’m intrigued!

    Liked by 1 person


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