Reading Challenge: August 2015

Reading Challenge ImageFirst things first, my original reading challenge blog was posted to my What Heather Thinks blog and you can see past posts there! I decided to move this one over to Happy Heather so any future updates can be found here. Now that that’s taken care of let’s move on to what I read in August and how the challenge is coming!

How To Be A Good WifeHow to Be A Good Wife by Emma Chapman

I could not put this book down. It’s a psychological thriller about a woman named Marta who begins to have visions of a blonde girl no one else can see. Throughout the story the reader has to figure out if Marta is remembering repressed memories after going off a medication she has taken for years or if she’s losing her mind. I read this in two sittings and less than 24 hours.

Learn more here.

 

The Culture SecretThe Culture Secret: How to Empower People and Companies No Matter What You Sell by David Vik

It’s no secret, I’m a bit of a culture nerd. I love finding ways to improve company culture and advocate for employees. I picked this one up purely because of the title but was really excited when I found out that the author used to work for Zappos which has a reputation for amazing culture. I would advise not reading this before bed, I got all kinds of inspired and wanted to take notes so it wasn’t the best way to wind down at the end of the day.

Learn more here. 

And unfortunately that’s all I was able to¬†complete in August. I did start another book called The Forgotten Garden which I’m really enjoying but it’s really long so I couldn’t finish it in the month. I’ll tell you more about it in my September update!

Goal Standings

21/35 total books (three behind, I’ve got to pick things up!)
2/5 Happy Books
2/5 Business Books
2/5 Biographies

Looks like I need to get caught up on my goals!

 

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