MY WWW POST…

Today I’m participating in WWW Wednesdays, at Taking on a World of Words Here’s how it works:

The Three Ws are:

What are you currently reading?
What did you recently finish reading?
What do you think you’ll read next, and/or what are you eagerly awaiting?

CURRENTLY READING:

What You Wish For, by Katherine Center – (NetGalley – 7/14/20)

“The story’s message, that people should choose joy even (and especially) in difficult and painful times, seems tailor-made for this moment. A timely, uplifting read about finding joy in the midst of tragedy, filled with quirky characters and comforting warmth.”—Kirkus (starred review)

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BOOKS READ SINCE MY LAST POST OF 6/30/20:

The House Guest, by Mark Edwards

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Dead Letters, by Caite Dolan-Leach

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The Half Sister, by Sandie Jones

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EAGERLY ANTICIPATING:

I discovered this book on other blogs, and loved the blurb and the timeliness of it.  Nomadland:  Surviving America in the Twenty-First Century, by Jessica Bruder

The book is available now, so I plan to add it to my shelves soon.

Description:  “People who thought the 2008 financial collapse was over a long time ago need to meet the people Jessica Bruder got to know in this scorching, beautifully written, vivid, disturbing (and occasionally wryly funny) book.” —Rebecca Solnit

From the beet fields of North Dakota to the campgrounds of California to Amazon’s CamperForce program in Texas, employers have discovered a new, low-cost labor pool, made up largely of transient older adults. These invisible casualties of the Great Recession have taken to the road by the tens of thousands in RVs and modified vans, forming a growing community of nomads.

Nomadland tells a revelatory tale of the dark underbelly of the American economy—one which foreshadows the precarious future that may await many more of us. At the same time, it celebrates the exceptional resilience and creativity of these Americans who have given up ordinary rootedness to survive, but have not given up hope.

Soon to be a major motion picture. 

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That was my week.  What did yours look like?
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40 thoughts on “MY WWW POST…

    • Oh, it is, Cathy! I have loved every minute with these characters…and should finish it today. I’ve been a fan of this author since the first book I read, a review book.

      I hope you give her a try, and enjoy your picks today.

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  1. Looking forward to hearing what you think of What You Wish For. Sounds like it could be one of those instances when you get the right words at just the right time. For example, I don’t know why I reached for The Diary of Anne Frank last month, after not touching it in decades, but I’m very glad that’s what I happened to be reading now. Her words just all meant more now.

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