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WWW Wednesday, 29-June-2022

29 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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51I9OngSemL._SX328_BO1,204,203,200_Currently reading: I’m making decent progress with Into White by Randi Pink but not flying through it like I thought I might. The story is fine, maybe a little heavy handed at times. There’s a lot that’s unique about this story, but there’s also a lot that seems cliche and predictable. We’ll see how it wraps up.
I finally started Rebeldes (The Outsiders) by S.E. Hinton! I know it will be slow because it’s a lot of concentration for me to read in another language. It does help that this is written for a YA audience so the reading level is appropriate for me. We’ll see how it goes.
I needed a new ebook and settled on up Troubled Blood by Robert Galbraith (J.K. Rowling). I know there’s controversy surrounding this book so I’m a little apprehensive to see what that’s all about. I’m not very far in yet and trying to remember what had happened in the previous book still. I hope it comes back to me soon.

KellyRecently finished: I know it may seem hard to believe, but I finished True History of The Kelly Gang by Peter Carey! I remembered the end of the Ned Kelly movie I’ve seen so I knew I was getting close to a good conclusion in the book and powered through the ending. It was enjoyable and it feels so good to finally have finished it!
I flew through Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald – The Original Screenplay by J.K. Rowling. I remembered that screenplays move quickly, but I forgot they moved this quickly! I had a good chunk of time on Friday and wrapped this up quickly! The review might be a bit delayed, but I’ll get to it soon-ish.

AND I wrote two reviews! This has been one of my most productive weeks since the little one was born. I reviewed Where the Light Enters by Sara Donati on Monday. This was an okay read for me, but it didn’t get me excited enough to want to read the (eventual) third book in the series. I can happily put this one to rest. I gave it Three out of Five Stars.
I also reviewed A House at the Bottom of a Lake by Josh Malerman this week, my review going up on Tuesday. This was a fun, quick read that I powered through while rocking baby to sleep. Four out of Five Stars from me.

15850930Reading next: I’ve just started so many books that it’s hard to think about this! It will probably be an audiobook that I need next. I got a copy of Dollface by Renée Rosen when I needed to use up some Google Play Store money and I think I’ll grab that next. It’s been a while since I enjoyed a 1920s novel!

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Book Review: Where The Light Enters by Sara Donati (3/5)

27 Jun

I listened to the first book in this series a few years ago and I remembered feeling a bit frustrated at the end when it was clear that the story wasn’t over. After such a long book, that wasn’t the feeling I wanted. But I’d enjoyed the writing and the the characters and decided to put the second book on my TBR. I remembered a lot of the story when I picked this one up. I’m not sure I’ll give a third installment another try.

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Cover image via Amazon

Where the Light Enters (Waverly Place #2) by Sara Donati

Other books by Donati reviewed on this blog:

The Gilded Hour (Waverly Place #1)

Summary from Amazon:

Obstetrician Dr. Sophie Savard returns home to the achingly familiar rhythms of Manhattan in the early spring of 1884 to rebuild her life after the death of her husband. With the help of Dr. Anna Savard, her dearest friend, cousin, and fellow physician she plans to continue her work aiding the disadvantaged women society would rather forget.

As Sophie sets out to construct a new life for herself, Anna’s husband, Detective-Sergeant Jack Mezzanotte calls on them both to consult on two new cases: the wife of a prominent banker has disappeared into thin air, and the corpse of a young woman is found with baffling wounds that suggest a killer is on the loose.  In New York it seems that the advancement of women has brought out the worst in some men. Unable to ignore the plight of New York’s less fortunate, these intrepid cousins draw on all resources to protect their patients.

I had really mixed feelings on this book. The characters are well drawn and I felt I enjoyed the plot that was shared. However, it dragged far too much for me. Each scene, I wondered to myself ‘Is this really relevant?’ There was so much detail that it dragged on and on and on. This was a 26 hour audiobook and I feel like I could summarize it verbally in less than a minute.

Donati’s characters are wonderfully drawn. I felt like I knew them well and they had some nice nuances. However, I’m not sold on them as a whole. I felt there were far too many characters and some had minimal or no role in this part of the story. Ned and Bambina barley showed up at all, for example. Maybe Donati has bigger plans for them later, but they were pointless in this book and I felt overwhelmed remembering all the names of the characters in this book. Also, I felt the mentalities of the characters were far ahead of their times and it took me out of the setting far too often. Yes there were many side characters and antagonists who seemed to fit the time period, but most of the main characters had very 21st Century views in the middle of the 1800s.

Anna was the easiest character to like. It felt like she took more of a backseat in this installment than she had in the previous book where she was the main focus. Sophie shown more in this book and while I liked her, she also felt incomplete to me. A bit part of Anna and Sophie’s identities are being doctors and Sophie wasn’t working in this book. I think she was meant to feel a bit adrift after Cap’s death but it didn’t make for a very compelling lead character.

Without giving away a moment that was meant to feel like a big reveal but didn’t hit too hard, I did have a moment I related to Anna. Like her, I value my career a lot and am proud of how hard I worked to get to where I am. She has accomplished a lot and is right to be proud of it and what she’s been able to accomplish.

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Sara Donati Image via Penguin Books

There wasn’t a part of this book I particularly enjoyed. I think that’s a part of why it didn’t wow me. The ending was exciting as the team made progress on the murders that plagued the first book. However, it was so slow and drawn out that it felt like a relief to finally get there and less like an exciting conclusion.

Tonino’s plot line was a huge disappointment to me. The first book focused on him so much and developed him so much, and it seemed to come to nothing. I don’t see how his story developed his sisters, either. I find the two girls interchangeable and I forget often which is which. After being such a focus of the first book, they seemed like an afterthought and inconvenience to the author in this book.

The audiobook was read by Kate Reading, a different narrator than the first book. This isn’t something I run into frequently so I wonder why the change was made. However, I’ve listened to books narrated by Reading before and I enjoy her as a narrator. She did voices for all the characters well and kept the story full of emotion and as much suspense as possible for the duration. I now wonder which of the two will get an eventual third installment.

The story focuses a lot on medicine and disease. I’m thinking specifically of Tonino and Nora, both of whom are seen as incurable and are treated very differently. How we care for the ill varies depending on their age, condition, and history. As doctors, Sophie and Anna treat everyone but these characters make us call into question why car differs and the justice of it. Is Nora less deserving of care because of her past actions and beliefs? It’s hard to say because of what she’s done and what’s been done to her. It’s a good moral quandary for a book, but maybe not one this long.

Writer’s Takeaway: This book was a lesson in length. There was way too much going on in this book and I think a lot of it could have been cut. Characters could be cut, scenes, and subplots. As rich as the world was, it was at the expense of my interest. I felt pulled in so many directions, I didn’t know where to look and it ended up being exhausting.

In the end it had it’s ups and downs, but I think I’m done with this series. Three out of Five Stars.

Until next time, write on.

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Review of “Where the Light Enters” (The Waverly Place Series #2) by Sara Donati | Courtney Reads Romance

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.

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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!

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WWW Wednesday, 8-June-2022

8 Jun

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What are you currently reading?
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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.

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WWW Wednesday, 1-June-2022

1 Jun

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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.

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WWW Wednesday, 25-May-2022

25 May

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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.

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WWW Wednesday, 18-May-2022

18 May

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What are you currently reading?
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What do you think you’ll read next?

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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.

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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

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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.

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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

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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.

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