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WWW Wednesday, 22-June-2022

22 Jun

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: This has been a really great week! I made some progress in True History of The Kelly Gang by Peter Carey, mostly because I’m really determined to finish it soon. Hopefully I will, but it’s still a matter of finding some time to read before bed which isn’t always an option right now.
I started two new titles this week! The first is Into White by Randi Pink. This is a free audiobook I picked up a few years ago. I’m not completely sold on it yet, but I’m making good progress. I’m afraid it’s going to feel a little heavy handed at the end which may change how I feel about it.
I also started Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald – The Original Screenplay by J.K. Rowling. This is my ebook right now. I’m hoping it reads quickly, as those are the best types of ebooks. I’ve found time to read while I nurse my baby so we’ll see how long that holds up until they figure out what I’m doing.

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Recently finished: I wrapped up Where the Light Enters by Sara Donati! This was a monster of an audiobook so I’m so glad to say I’ve finished it. I’m working on a review, hopefully for next week.
I finished an ebook! Can you believe it? I wrapped up A House at the Bottom of a Lake by Josh Malerman in the middle of the night when Little One woke up and just needed to be held for a bit. Reading this horror story in the middle of the night might not have been one of my best ideas, but I avoided nightmares so I’m still calling it a win.

51I9OngSemL._SX328_BO1,204,203,200_Reading next: I keep looking at Rebeldes (The Outsiders) by S.E. Hinton on my shelf because I really want to read it. It’s helping keep me motivated to move through my books.

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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Until next time, write on.

You can follow me on Goodreads, Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, and Instagram. I’m available via email at SamAStevensWriter@gmail.com. And as always, feel free to leave a comment!

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WWW Wednesday, 15-June-2022

15 Jun

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: I read about three pages from True History of The Kelly Gang by Peter Carey which is the most I’ve read in a while, sadly. I’m not sure why physical book time has dropped from my routine. I’ll see if I can make it a priority again this week and make some movement.
I’ve got two hours left Where the Light Enters by Sara Donati. Strangely, that doesn’t feel like a lot with how long this book is! I’m hoping I can finish it this month.
I’m trying to push myself to pick up A House at the Bottom of a Lake by Josh Malerman more and it seems to be working! It helps that this is such a short book. I’m almost half way through it already!

Recently finished: None this week. However, I’m feeling more optimistic than normal that I can get a book or two here in the next few weeks. We’ll see how I do!

51I9OngSemL._SX328_BO1,204,203,200_Reading next: Knowing that my next physical book is Rebeldes (The Outsiders) by S.E. Hinton is pushing me to finish Kelly Gang a bit faster. I’ve been wanting to reread this for ages!

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.

You can follow me on Goodreads, Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, and Instagram. I’m available via email at SamAStevensWriter@gmail.com. And as always, feel free to leave a comment!

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WWW Wednesday, 8-June-2022

8 Jun

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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Kelly

Currently reading: No movement in True History of The Kelly Gang by Peter Carey this week. I got food poisonings and have been slow to recover from it. Sleep has been hard for me so reading before I fall asleep has not been a priority.
I got through a pretty good chunk of Where the Light Enters by Sara Donati. I haven’t been running much, but I did have a doctor’s appointment that was a fair drive and got me a lot of listening time. So there’s positives to everything, right?
I read a little bit more from A House at the Bottom of a Lake by Josh Malerman. I thought it wasn’t much but with how short this book is, it made a decent impact! I’m curious how fast I’ll get through this one.

Recently finished: Nothing new finished. However, my review of The Girl with Ghost Eyes by M.H. Boroson went up on Monday. Go check it out!

51I9OngSemL._SX328_BO1,204,203,200_Reading next: I’ll grab Rebeldes (The Outsiders) by S.E. Hinton as a physical book next. Though I’m starting to think I’ll need an audiobook or ebook sooner than a physical one.

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.

You can follow me on Goodreads, Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, and Instagram. I’m available via email at SamAStevensWriter@gmail.com. And as always, feel free to leave a comment!

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WWW Wednesday, 1-June-2022

1 Jun

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: I don’t think I read anything in True History of The Kelly Gang by Peter Carey this week. It was a holiday weekend and I spent a lot of time with family and was happy-exhausted to a point I didn’t read. It was a great time!
Similarly, I didn’t listen to much in Where the Light Enters by Sara Donati either. I think I hit 75%. I feel like I’ll finish this one up soon once I can find some time to run again.
I was able to start A House at the Bottom of a Lake by Josh Malerman! This is a really quick read and I’m already 10% done after picking it up twice. I hadn’t realized it was so short which will be a welcome change.

Recently finished: Nothing new finished this week. I’ll have my review of The Girl with Ghost Eyes posted on Monday so be on the look out for that!

51I9OngSemL._SX328_BO1,204,203,200_Reading next: My plan is still to pick up Rebeldes (The Outsiders) by S.E. Hinton as soon as I can regularly find time for my physical book again.

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.

You can follow me on Goodreads, Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, and Instagram. I’m available via email at SamAStevensWriter@gmail.com. And as always, feel free to leave a comment!

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WWW Wednesday, 25-May-2022

25 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!

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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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Kelly

Currently reading: This wasn’t a great week for True History of The Kelly Gang by Peter Carey. I might have picked it up one night. I’ve been getting better sleep, though! So at least one thing is improving.
I keep making decent progress in Where the Light Enters by Sara Donati. I just renewed it for the third time and I’m over 70%! I’m hoping to wrap this one up reasonably soon.

GhostRecently finished: Y’all are never going to believe this. I finished The Girl with Ghost Eyes by M.H. Boroson! I read a short chapter while baby was falling asleep and realized I only had one more to go! I finished that a day or two later and I can’t believe I’m finally done with it! I’ll be working on a review, not sure when I’ll be able to finish it and get it posted. I gave the book Two out of Five Stars so I have a lot to process. Maybe by Monday?

51I9OngSemL._SX328_BO1,204,203,200_Reading next: This means that the next time I find a moment to start an ebook, I’ll be picking up A House at the Bottom of a Lake by Josh Malerman! I’m excited to have this one so close at hand. It seems like it’s a shorter one so that is great for my slow ebook reading.
Hopefully now I can focus on finishing my physical book so I’ll pick up Rebeldes (The Outsiders) by S.E. Hinton. I’m looking forward to revisiting this story.

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.

You can follow me on Goodreads, Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, and Instagram. I’m available via email at SamAStevensWriter@gmail.com. And as always, feel free to leave a comment!

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WWW Wednesday, 18-May-2022

18 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!

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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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Ghost

Currently reading: I might have read a page in The Girl with Ghost Eyes by M.H. Boroson, all because I didn’t want to report here that I’d read nothing yet again. I’m so close to the end, I just wish I could carve out time that was good for this.
I was slow in True History of The Kelly Gang by Peter Carey again. Our schedule change is still an adjustment and I’ve prioritized sleep again so less time for reading. I’m still tired so I must not be doing it well.
Again, my only progress has been in Where the Light Enters by Sara Donati. I’ve found time to run and I’ve been driving around which are my two biggest chunks of time to listen to this. I never would have guessed I’d make such steady progress on a 26 hour audiobook, but I’m happy with my pace.

Recently finished: One day…

91tzXN8Fp0LReading next: Maybe I’ll start A House at the Bottom of a Lake by Josh Malerman before Halloween.
I hope to find time to pick up Rebeldes (The Outsiders) by S.E. Hinton soon. I think it will take me a while to read so the sooner I can grab it, the better.

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.

You can follow me on Goodreads, Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, and Instagram. I’m available via email at SamAStevensWriter@gmail.com. And as always, feel free to leave a comment!

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WWW Wednesday, 11-May-2022

11 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!

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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 in The Girl with Ghost Eyes by M.H. Boroson again. We had some big schedule changes last week so I haven’t found a way to fit this into my schedule again yet. Maybe this week as things slow down.
With those big schedule changes, I didn’t have as much time for True History of The Kelly Gang by Peter Carey. I’m getting less sleep and reading before bed becomes the first thing to go when that happens.
Surprisingly, I made some decent progress in Where the Light Enters by Sara Donati. I’m over half way done now and moving forward well. The story is still slow and dragging a bit, but I’ll press forward.

Recently finished: Nothing seems even close to finished just now. I’ll have to see how the week goes before I’m ready to even guess what will go there.

51I9OngSemL._SX328_BO1,204,203,200_Reading next: I’d hoped that reading A House at the Bottom of a Lake by Josh Malerman next might motivate me to finish my ebook, but no such luck yet.
I am excited to pick up Rebeldes (The Outsiders) by S.E. Hinton as my next physical book. I think it will be a slow read for me so it would be good to get to this as soon as I can. I hope that’s not too far off.

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.

You can follow me on Goodreads, Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, and Instagram. I’m available via email at SamAStevensWriter@gmail.com. And as always, feel free to leave a comment!

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WWW Wednesday, 4-May-2022

4 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!

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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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Kelly

Currently reading: I’ll get to The Girl with Ghost Eyes by M.H. Boroson. I’m not in a rush and it’s just hanging out, so I’m not too worried about this one.
I’ve made some good steps forward with True History of The Kelly Gang by Peter Carey. Baby has been going down earlier and sleeping well so I’ve gotten some good reading time in!
Still moving steadily through Where the Light Enters by Sara Donati. This one feels like it’s dragging quite a bit so I’m getting a bit frustrated with it at this point, but I’ll carry on.

Recently finished: It sounds crazy, but I think Kelly Gang will be the next one here and I don’t think I’m too far away from that!

51I9OngSemL._SX328_BO1,204,203,200_Reading next: The plan is still for A House at the Bottom of a Lake by Josh Malerman to be my next ebook.
If I’m right and need a new physical book next, it’s past time for me to do my Spanish book of the year! My amazing husband got me Rebeldes (The Outsiders) by S.E. Hinton. This is one of my all time favorite books so I’m excited to explore it in Spanish.

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.

You can follow me on Goodreads, Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, and Instagram. I’m available via email at SamAStevensWriter@gmail.com. And as always, feel free to leave a comment!

Some of the links on this post may be affiliate links. Taking on a World of Words is a participant in affiliate programs designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by linking to products. If you purchase a product or service through an affiliate link, your cost will be the same but Sam will automatically receive a small commission. Your support is greatly appreciated.

WWW Wednesday, 27-April-2022

27 Apr

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?

Note: For users of Blogspot blogs, I’m unable to comment on your posts as a WordPress blogger unless you’ve enabled Name/URL comments. This is a known WordPress/Blogspot issue. Please consider enabling this to participate more fully in the community.


Ghost

Currently reading: Again, nothing with The Girl with Ghost Eyes by M.H. Boroson. I know I’m close to finishing it, but I really have no push to get through to the end.
I’m making steady progress in True History of The Kelly Gang by Peter Carey and I’m picking it up most nights. I’m getting to the point in the story I’m more familiar with so it’s losing some novelty for me but I’m still enjoying the writing.
I’ve gotten to a third of the way through Where the Light Enters by Sara Donati. It feels great to be making progress in this chunk of a book. I can tell I’m starting to get some time for myself again which is kind of nice.

Recently finished: Come back later.

91tzXN8Fp0LReading next: I know I’ll eventually have something here that will move to my ‘Currently Reading’ area, but it seems so far away. I hope to pick up A House at the Bottom of a Lake by Josh Malerman next. We’ll see what happens.

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.

You can follow me on Goodreads, Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, and Instagram. I’m available via email at SamAStevensWriter@gmail.com. And as always, feel free to leave a comment!

Some of the links on this post may be affiliate links. Taking on a World of Words is a participant in affiliate programs designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by linking to products. If you purchase a product or service through an affiliate link, your cost will be the same but Sam will automatically receive a small commission. Your support is greatly appreciated.

WWW Wednesday, 20-April-2022

20 Apr

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: I keep forgetting to read The Girl with Ghost Eyes by M.H. Boroson when I get time. I’ve been playing Wordle and variants of it to the point of obsession. I should read instead. This is a bad habit.
I keep picking away at True History of The Kelly Gang by Peter Carey and I know I’ll finish it eventually, but it’s still not a priority over sleep. I think I’ve got my ducks in a row so I’m not pushing it.
I keep surprising myself with my progress in Where the Light Enters by Sara Donati. I never would have guessed I’d be a quarter through it already! I’m feeling great about this.

Recently finished: I keep trying.

91tzXN8Fp0LReading next: Maybe if I think about how much I want to read A House at the Bottom of a Lake by Josh Malerman, I’ll actually make progress with an ebook. I’ll see if that works this week.

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.

You can follow me on Goodreads, Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, and Instagram. I’m available via email at SamAStevensWriter@gmail.com. And as always, feel free to leave a comment!

Some of the links on this post may be affiliate links. Taking on a World of Words is a participant in affiliate programs designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by linking to products. If you purchase a product or service through an affiliate link, your cost will be the same but Sam will automatically receive a small commission. Your support is greatly appreciated.