August Wrap Up

I am posting my august wrap up quite early since I will be flying to Hawaii next week and I don’t think I will get to finish any more books this month. I mostly read tiny books or books with hardly any text this month, just because I wanted the satisfaction of finishing a book, even though I did not have enough time to read. I wanted something quick that I could finish in a hour or so and that’s how ended up reading these short books or comic books.
But still I managed to finish 2 full length novels – one on audiobook and one physical book and a play – all of which got 5 stars from my side. It was a great reading month as I loved most of the books I read, which rarely happens.
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July Wrap Up

July was a pretty hectic month for me so I did not get much time to read and blog. Even this month is going to be hectic, probably even more than July so this might be the only post for august unless I feel compelled to review some book. I read 2 novels and 5 comic books in July. Even the two books that I read were pretty small in size. Out of these two, one was an audiobook which I listened to while commuting to and back from work.

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Book Stats and TBR for rest of 2017

It’s already July and half of the year is gone! I recently did some massive unhauls of books that I had read but not liked and some books which I had no intention of reading. Now half of my collection consists of unread books, since most of the read books which did not get 4 or 5 stars from my side have been sold or donated. These days as and when I finish reading a book, I decide if I want to keep it or donate it. That helps make room for books that I am more excited for.
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Wil Wheaton and audiobooks

I have never been a big fan of audiobooks and have not particularly liked audiobooks that much. That changed this month thanks to an audiobook.

I think my first audiobook was Ready Player One written by Ernest Cline and narrated by Wil Wheaton. Listening to that book was an amazing experience and mostly because of Wil Wheaton’s great narration, I ended up really enjoying the book. I even mentioned that I gave one extra star to the book mostly because I listened to it on an audiobook. This was back in 2011. After that, I never felt the need to try audiobooks.

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Alex + Ada comic series

This month was quite busy so I read many comic books since I did not have time to read entire novels. Comic books consume less time and mental energy as they are easier to browse in an hour or so. Alex + Ada is a quite popular science fiction series which is about Alex, a human and Ada, who is an android/robot. This series is a short series with just 3 trade paperback volumes which can be read in few hours time.

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