August 2020 Wrap-Up

Hiya friends! Presenting to you a wrap-up for the books I read in August 2020. I read 8 books this month, which is again a personal high for me, thanks to the blog tours I participated in. Without further ado, let’s dive into the recap.

Monthly Wrap-Up: August 2020
Monthly Wrap-Up: August 2020
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July 2020 Wrap-Up

Hiya friends! This post is a wrap-up for the books I read in July 2020. This is the first time I am doing a wrap-up post. 🙂 I read 5 books this month, which is a personal high for me. Without further ado, let’s dive into the recap.

Monthly Wrap-Up: July 2020
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The 4 Things That Earn 5-Star Book Reviews

I am by no means a critical reader. All I want is a good story to make me forget the world. However, as a reader and a book reviewer, I do look for certain elements in a fiction book, which compel me to rate it 5 stars. I have listed the four most important ones below –

The 4 things that earn 5-star book reviews
The 4 things that earn 5-star book reviews
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Five Incredible Books I Read in First Half of 2020

Six months of this crazy year, 2020, have passed. Our generation is sure to remember this year for the rest of our lives. In these tough times, books kept me company (what else can you expect from a book blogger).

Below are five of the books that I enjoyed reading the most.

Five Incredible books I read in first half of 2020 - Debjani's Thoughts Book Blog
Five Incredible books I read in first half of 2020
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4 Simple Grammar Tips To Improve Your Blog Posts

As a blogger, you are responsible for respecting your readers’ time. Grammar is an essential tool in any writer’s toolbox, and bloggers/content creators are essentially writers. To hold your readers’ attention, it is important that your posts have good grammar. It is impossible to collate the entire world of grammar in a single post. So, here I have tried pointing out the key mistakes that (in my humble opinion) most of us commit.

4 simple grammar tips to improve your blog post
4 simple grammar tips to improve your blog post
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5 Ghanaian Proverbs That Will Powerfully Influence Your Life

Proverbs are pearls of wisdom about life handed to us by our elders. They hold generations of wisdom within them, waiting for us to imbibe their meanings. Proverbs are mostly specific to a culture, but their meanings can be universally understood.

A few days back, I had the pleasure to read a book, Black Volta by Pete KJ, which is based in Ghana. The richly woven story with its exceptionally well-developed cast of characters and vivid descriptions of Ghana left a deep impression on me.

Moreover, the author, Pete KJ, has occasionally used Ghanaian proverbs in the novel. This piqued my curiosity and prompted me to learn more about them.

We are all familiar with the English proverbs. Now, let’s have a look at some Ghanaian proverbs.

Presented below are some of the Ghanaian proverbs that resonated with me. Many of these proverbs are specific to Akan, a southern group of Ghana.

5 Ghanaian proverbs to powerfully influence your life
5 Ghanaian proverbs to powerfully influence your life
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