I read may’be 4-6 books a month on a variety of different topics.
These topics range from property investing, biographies, business, marketing, sales, design and some fiction too (well you’ve got to have a break sometime haven’t you?).
I think that continual learning is really important and by reading books rather than watching television (although sadly I subscribe to that evil beast as well most night after 9.30pm), you can keep your mind occupied and the little grey matter might last a wee bit longer.
So, I’ve decided to share my books with you (if you don’t mind) so that if you’re feeling at a loose end one day and want a good read, something inspiring, something challenging, then you can cast an eye over my selection of oddities, choose one and know that at least you’ll be reading something that you may get some value out of (ie do most celebrities have much of value to tell us in their biographies?).
I will try and do a book review that always gives you pointers on content, ideas, writing style and value for money. That together with my comments should give you a good idea of whether its worth pursuing or not.
My top tip of the day for book reading is this:-
JOIN YOUR LOCAL LIBRARY – its possibly one of the best investments you will ever ever make.
- its free (and not a lot in life is anymore)
- its quiet so you can focus, relax (alas not with a cappucino but hey…) and concentrate
- they have tons of great books both old and new to choose from
- you can normally get 10 out at a time (and I always have the full 10 – why wouldn’t you?)
- you can order books in (practically any book) for about 50 pence
- you can generally take and return books to any library in the county
- you normally have at least 30 libraries of differing sizes in your locality to choose from
- even the smallest library will probably have 50 books that will be of interest to you – thats a good years reading right?
So, get yourself down to your local library today and join up – you won’t regret it.