Good morning, fellow bookworms. It is ‘Hump Day’ Wednesday which means we are halfway through the working week (if you’re at work) and it is time for WWW Wednesday! A weekly meme hosted by Taking on a World of Words, which simply involves answering the following Three Ws:
What are you currently reading?
What did you recently finish reading?
What do you think you’ll read next?
– Currently Reading –
The Favourite: Sarah, Duchess of Marlborough by Ophelia Field (2002) – This fascinating history of the life of this controversial favourite of Queen Anne, has surprisingly remained my main read in the last week. I have enjoyed spending longer finding out more of the real history behind the recent, critically-acclaimed film, The Favourite (2018); where Sarah was played by the brilliant Rachel Weisz.
Wolf Hall by Hilary Mantel (2009) – The award-winning, historical-fiction about the dramatic rise of Henry VIII’s right-hand man, Thomas Cromwell, is proving to be a slow start for me. It is written in a quirky perspective and writing style, which is taking a bit to get used to, but fingers crossed we’ll get there, as other bloggers have said it gets easier once your further in and gripped by the story.
Holy Bible – I have just started working my way back through the gospel of John in the New Testament, as well as dipping in and out of Joshua, Luke and the Psalms, as part of my church’s Morning Prayer livestreams. While in my church’s Sunday morning services we are to start a study of Paul’s letters in Philippians.
– Recently Finished –
Holy Bible – I finished working my way through the book of 2 Kings, another chronicle of the early kings of Israel and Judah, in the Old Testament.
In the last week, I have also shared my reviews of the short, epistolary classic, Lady Susan by Jane Austen and the Christian, classic non-fiction, The Problem of Pain by the celebrated Christian author, C.S. Lewis.
– Reading Next –
Soon I am hoping to start reading the classic adventure, Kim by Rudyard Kipling, off of my The Classics Club list; and the Christian non-fiction, Wholeness by Christy Wimber, our June book choice for my church’s book club.
Now over to you: What are you currently reading? What did you recently finish reading? What do you think you’ll read next?
Also please leave a link to your WWW posts in the comments, so I can come check them out, too!