WWW Wednesday is a weekly book meme run by Sam over at Taking on a World of Words. Check out her post and others over on her blog!
The Three Ws are:
What are you currently reading?
What did you recently finish reading?
What do you think you’ll read next?
Over the weekend I started reading To Be Taught, If Fortunate by Becky Chambers, finally making up my mind on what I’d be starting next. I only read it on and off throughout the day on Sunday and I’m already 40% of the way through, so I expect this really won’t be a long read at all, I just haven’t picked it up again over the last couple of days. So far it’s an enjoyably optimistic view on the future of space travel, presenting a more grounded science fiction than the author’s Wayfarers series. As the narrative frame suggests, it’s not all elation over scientific discovery, and there’s already a poignant quality with regards to the reality of space travel, so I’m really curious to see how things go wrong.
Over the weekend I also finished reading Star Wars: Age of Resistance, the collector’s edition magazine about the sequel trilogy of Star Wars films. I’d really like to know who wrote and edited this, because the quality of the writing continued to be a little spotty towards the end, specifically regarding awkward syntax and errors in design and grammar. It wasn’t filthy with them, but there were enough that it stuck out. It did include some excellent high quality stills from each film, nice concept art, and appreciable insight from the actors and other people involved in the production, so it was still a more positive reading experience overall.
For sure, for sure I’m going to start reading Feet of Clay by Terry Pratchett soon. I was much better about finishing these Discworld books in their respective quarter of the year in 2020, this being a little down to the wire. There’s also an ARC I’m looking to start reading too, though I don’t think I’ll be able to finish it before the release at the end of the month. It seems I’ve slowed down on reading comics as well, which I should turn around too. There’s still so many of those to catch up on.
Until next week, thank you for reading! Feel free to share your own post down below.
10 thoughts on “WWW Wednesday – March 17, 2021”
Oh lots of fantasy! I keep meaning to pick up Terry Pratchet. My husband really likes his stuff and we have enough of his books around the house.
It’s really worth checking out. The beauty of the series is you can start almost wherever you want. I hope you enjoy it when you do pick one up.
I’m really hoping to get into Becky Chambers this year. Her covers are so gorgeous!! I’m glad you are enjoying it so far.
I’m really excited to read more of her stuff. I hope you get the chance this year too!
I do love scifi books that are on the optimistic side. I like how they can go either way, but in a sense it’s like a nice way of looking to the future. Happy reading!
Enjoy your reading!
I’m currently reading Baptism of Fire and listening to Take a Hint Dani Brown!
Happy reading! I am starting the Discworld books from the beginning starting in April and I’ve never read any of them before so I am super excited!
That’s awesome! I started reading them that way too, back at the beginning of 2016. I’m slowly but surely making my way through.
Its such a big endeavor! It’s the biggest series I’ve ever been determined to read but I am intimidated 🤣
I know how you feel lol A slow and steady pace of a handful of books a year has worked well for me, though, for what it’s worth.