Here are three of the books I've read in March that I did not enjoy as much as I thought I would...
“If a hiker gets lost in the mountains, people will coordinate a search. If a train crashes, people will line up to give blood. If an earthquake levels a city, people all over the world will send emergency supplies. This is so fundamentally human that it's found in every culture without exception. Yes, there are assholes who just don't care, but they're massively outnumbered by the people who do.”
Andy Weir - The Martian (hardback by The Crown Publishing Group)
“I have never understood how people can blithely disregard the damage they do by following their hearts. Who was it said that following your heart is a good thing? It is pure egotism, a selfishness to conquer all.”
Paula Hawkins - The Girl On The Train (paperback by DoubleDay Books)
“My needs were simple. I didn't bother much with themes or felicitous phrases and skipped fine descriptions of weather, landscapes and interiors. I wanted characters I could believe in and I wanted to be made curious about what was to happen to them.”
Ian McEwan - Sweet Tooth (hardback by Jonathan Cape)
Should you want to find out more about these books, here's the video where I talk about them:
See you soon!