August 2017 Wrap-Up


I think it would be fair to say that I raced through book in August. I am genuinely impressed with the number of books I read this month and that was definitely helped by the fact that I had a few days without Wi-Fi which meant I spent a lot of my evenings reading. Anyway, all of the books that I read this month I enjoyed – admittedly some more than others but here are some brief thoughts that I read in August.

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The Hype Made Me Read It | Round 1


A few years ago, I was awful at reading books purely because of the hype around them. Nowadays I tend to avoid books which have received insane amounts of hype – which is a habit I think I need to stop. I’ve picked out three books which in retrospect I definitely read and expected so much more than I got…

(Disclaimer: These are just my personal responses to books and I still appreciate the effort it takes to write a book.)

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