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WWW Wednesday, 3-May-2023

3 May

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 found a new technique to finish up The Name of the Wind by Patrick Rothfuss in a reasonable amount of time. I’m still waiting on an interlibrary loan and instead of starting something new, I got a physical copy of this to read. I’m reading it before bed at night and getting through it much faster than I was on my phone. I’ll try to find the right spot in the ebook should I need to switch back, but I think this might be how I finish it up.
My reading buddy and I started The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue by V.E. Schwab and I’m in love so far! We did a short first section to see how fast we’d read it, but I think we’ll have to do longer sections on this so we’re not meeting multiple times per week! This is a really fast read for such a long book.
I needed a new audiobook and something to make me laugh sounded like a good plan. I grabbed Broken (in the best possible way) by Jenny Lawson. I’m a big fan of Lawson and looking forward to this one! I have a signed copy at home, but she reads me the audiobook, so I still think it’s an upgrade.

Recently finished: What a big week for me! Lágrimas en el mar (Salt to the Sea) by Ruta Sepetys late last week which was an amazing feeling. It’s always great to finish my Spanish read of the year! This one took me almost two months, though I had some interruptions. I posted my review on Monday so please go check it out! I gave the book Four out of Five stars.
I was able to finish The Rebel Wife by Taylor M. Polites, too! I went for a longer run on Saturday and knocked out the last bit of it. I really wasn’t a big fan of this one. The confusion I had at the beginning about who was who was a bad first impression. However, the character relationships didn’t develop in a way I found believable and I never connected with the main character. I’ll write my review this weekend but my initial rating is Two out of Five stars.

Reading next: I’m waiting on my loan of Scene & Structure by Jack M. Bickham. Hopefully it will be in soon and I can get started! It’s been a while since I had some non fiction on my plate.

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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