August Wrap Up

This is my second ever Wrap Up post and the difference between the first month I did this (July) and August is quite apparent. While I read (and listened to) almost 11 books in July, the number has come down to 7 in August.

So without further ado, I will tell you of the books I read in the month.

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The Girl You Forgot     

e-ARC Provided by the Author

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The story is executed seamlessly and in a way that made me feel the sadness following these two around and I was rooting for them until the very end. The end where for a moment the wording was such that it gave me a mini heart attack but it was all for naught and I am happy with the ending. Full Review here

 

Archangel's Storm     

e-book (Reread)

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The naunces of the characters and their customs struck a chord of a sort as I live in a nearby region and I have read much about Indian courts in history books. That made the story all the more real for me even with angels (I want a pair too, okay!) and vampires. With it’s hauntingly poignant moments, I really liked this story. Full Review here.

 

Otto Eckhart's Ordeal     

e-book (Blog Tour read)

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One thing, apart from the historical aspect, that I loved about the book was to see the very visible character development of Otto, our main character. We see how in a span of months, not only he mans up to his responsibilities but also that he matures considerably to become a sort of hero. Full Review here.

 

Jar of Hearts     

Paperback (Bookclub Read)

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The story gets a whopping 4.5 but the copy edits ruined it a little and I am knocking a .5 for that. After reading the Author’s note, I can’t help but get to rest of Jennifer Hiller’s books. A full review to follow.

 

 

The Power     

e-book (Bookclub read)

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I did not like this book despite all the praises I had heard prior to reading it. The only reason I did not DNF it was because of the discussion to be had. It was reverse sexism and though I understand it is good to show the mirror to the world, I believe the subtle message in the narrative was that men are superior to women. There was a lot of scope but… As of right now, not sure if I will even bother with penning a proper review.

MURDER IS ANNOUNCED     

Paperback (For my Twelve Months and a Twelve Letter name challenge)

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I have never previously realised this about Agatha Christie but despite having loved the plot of the story, I have to say that it highly racist and highly sexist!

 

 

The Inheritance Games      

e-book (Blog Tour Read)

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As it is for a Blog Tour, I can’t post the review beforehand but do stop by on the 3rd of September for the review. In the meanwhile, let me tell you that I loved the story! Way more than I thought I will!

 

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Before I close, let me also add that during the month of August 2020, I watched all the episodes of The Inheritors on Netflix and started Legend of The Blue Sea.

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Have you read any of these books or watched these shows? What did you think of them? Share your thoughts with me down in the comments.

 

Ciao

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