August TBR

5f86f-tbr     Happy August day one everybody!!

For most of us, this is the month we go back to school and different people have different feelings on that one. I always loved the first day of school and buying all new supplies, this year isn’t any different since I will be going to school as a college freshman! For those of you that don’t know, I will be an English-Creative Writing/Journalism double major at the University of Florida.

With going back to school means less time available for reading, sadly. I hope this month I will at least get to read these four since I don’t move to college until the middle of the month and can knock out maybe three of these books? Challenge accepted.

Let me know down below all the books you’re planning to read in August! Without further ado, here is my TBR for August 2017:

houseofhades.jpgThe House of Hades by Rick Riordan

It’s been like three weeks since I read Mark of Athena, and this book literally jumped to the top of my TBR and I couldn’t resist buying it. I need me some more Percy Jackson. The books are just so whimsical and magical-feeling, it’s so hard to read other books knowing I could read be reading this one.

 

 

twatd.jpgThe Wrath and the Dawn by Renee Ahdieh

Having first seen it mentioned on twitter, I was immediately interested because I love all of your recommendations and I cannot wait to read this. It’s about a girl who’s best friend was taken by either a king or an emporer, I’m not sure. This king/emporer takes a new wife every day and kills her each night, so this girl volunteers to be his next wife to get revenge. My heart is already pounding in suspense.

 

diabolic.jpgThe Diabolic by S.J. Kincaid

I am incredibly guilty of buying this book because it was only $3.97 at BAM and the cover was pretty cool. I have no idea what happens in this book, so I also feel incredibly bad about not being very helpful, haha. Here’s the gist from Goodreads in my own words: There’s a girl named Nemesis who is a diabolic (super badass) and protects a senator’s daughter with her life. The emporer, probably the villain, takes the daughter as a hostage of the galactic court, so Nemesis “becomes” her and travels to the court as the hostage. Then some badass stuff happens.

ACOMAF.jpgA Court of Mist and Fury by Sarah J. Maas

How long has it been since I read ACOTAR? Too long. I’ve been needing this book for months, multiple long months. I love this series and I really don’t want to wait to read this any longer.

 

 

 

Thanks for reading!

-Taylor

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20 thoughts on “August TBR

  1. I’m going to be finishing The Handmaid’s Tale, 1984, and Nickel and Dimed in August (the last two being required for the dreaded school year). And hopefully starting and finishing The Original Ginny Moon.

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      1. It is, but it can also be a really fun year! Senior year was my favorite year personally because junior year I had a really bad relationship lol but it’s really just on you, getting involved and making it fun. It’s your last year to impress colleges, so don’t have tooo much fun 😉

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      1. Lol yeah that one! I may or may not have added three more to it since then… I’m determined! and Rhys ad Fayre are amazing in that one!. I was so skeptical going in because I didn’t really love the first one. It was really really good but I wasn’t obsessed because I don’t like Tamlin.

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      2. Lol I’m so guilty of falling in love with Tamlin in the first book… but I hate him now because he couldn’t even treat Feyre like a human in the ending. And Rhysand is my LIFE ❤

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  2. I love The Heroes of Olympus series!! And The House of Hades is one of my favorites!! Also, I can’t wait to start The Court books. I’m in the middle of the Throne of Glass series right now and it is AMAZING!!! And I’ve heard so many great things about that series too!!

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