Monthly Wrap Up: July 2017

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Happy last day of July!

I really struggle in the summer; I am not a fan of the heat so I really spend most of July complaining and wishing Bath and Body Works would put out their fall candle selection.

I felt like I was incredibly busy this month and not doing much reading at all so I was surprised when I counted up my July titles and realized I managed to get 32 titles read!

I also hit my Goodreads Reading Challenge Goal!  I have read 213 books so far this year and that ain’t too shabby!

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Keep reading to see what books I read this month…there were quite a few gems!

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Book Review: Ten Dead Comedians (Fred Van Lente) @RandomHouseCA @fredvanlente @quirkbooks

Screen Shot 2017-07-11 at 10.07.43 AM.pngWhen nine washed up comedians, including a late night T.V host, an improv instructor, and a Vegas icon, are invited to the island of a legendary Hollywood funnyman, each selfishly take up the offer.   However, once they arrive they find they lack cell phone signal, the island is deserted and a dead body is swinging from the balcony.   As the plot progresses, and each member of their party is systematically killed, they must figure out who is doing the killing.

A take on Agatha Christie’s And Then There Were None and elements of the game Clue, Ten Dead Comedians: A Murder Mystery by Fred Van Lente reads like a classic. A partial satire of the genre and an intricately weaved plot made this one stand out from the pack of books releasing this summer.

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