Hello and welcome to a new week of WWW Wednesday, a weekly series hosted by Sam at Taking on a World of Words. In it, we share our reading progress for the week by answering three questions beginning with W and invite others to do the same.
The Three Ws are:
- What are you currently reading?
- What did you just finish reading?
- What will you read next?
What am I currently reading?
I’m just now starting The Nature of Witches by Rachel Griffin. I’ve had my eye on this one for a while, because I’ve seen a lot of buzz about this one from other bloggers. I’ve also been intermittently reading poems over the last couple of weeks from Rilke’s New Poems collection, which contains both the German and English translations of his two volumes of poetry, translated by Joseph Cadora. On audio, I’ve been mostly enjoying Peaces by Helen Oyeyemi. This is a very eclectic book with a very unique plot and interesting characters. I’m not quite sure what I think yet, but I look forward to reviewing this one later.
What have I just finished reading?
I quite literally just finished Laurie Frankel’s One Two Three and decided to do this WWW post before I start working on my review. Not sure if I’ll get that posted today, so it may be tomorrow but I’ll get to it soon. I also finished Antkind this week and got my review posted at the beginning of the week. You can find it here. Definitely an interesting read, for sure.
What will I read next?
I’m mostly allowing the library to help me choose my next reads based on the due dates of my checked out titles and whether or not there are or aren’t holds on them from other readers. For that reason, my next read will be Nine Perfect Strangers by Liane Moriarty. There are no holds on it, but it’s due mid-month and I’ve already maxed my renewals. That will leave me with just two books left in this batch of library checkouts. I turn 3 books in today when I make my journey over there.
On audio, I don’t really know! I’m going to leave that one up to fate and my feelings at the time. I’m pretty close to the end of Peaces, so I figure I’ll have that decision to make tomorrow. That’s it for me this week. Happy reading, and feel free to share your progress this week with me!
I’m don’t read poetry very often but I’m intrigued by the Rilke books as I’ve seen him quoted in quite a novels over the years.
I’m the same way. I rarely read poetry and often feel very dumb when I do, because interpretation of poetry certainly isn’t very polished for me. His are very lyrical and I do enjoy them, even if I sometimes need the transcribers explanatory paragraph to tell me what the heck I’m supposed to get out of it! 😂
You have an intriguing list today. Here’s mine. https://ginaraemitchell.com/www-wednesday-4-august-2021/
I have had Nine Perfect Strangers on my Kindle for a while…and want to read it before the miniseries comes on Hulu.
I haven’t read any of hers I haven’t liked. This is the last one I have yet to read. Looking forward to the series as well
I hear so many people rave about Rilke and I really need to remember to check him out. I’ve read one Helen Oyeyemi book and I enjoyed how weird yet beautiful her style is.
I really am enjoying the Oyeyemi. Agree with you on her style. Definitely unique and very compelling.
I am intrigued by the poetry. I’ve heard of Rilke but never read anything by him. I always mean to read more poetry but never seem to get round to it. Maybe I need to create a poetry challenge for myself?
That’s a great idea! The reading challenge I’m doing this year has really encouraged me to step outside my comfort zone.