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The Books on My August 2018 Reading List

The books on my August 2018 reading list, including P.S. I Still Love You, Summer Wives, In the Woods, and Prairie Fires.

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As promised last month, I’m planning to keep my August reading list on the lighter side and throw in some good summer reads. I haven’t found summer reading time as easy to come by as I’d hoped, and I don’t expect that to change as we near the start of school over the next few weeks. Here’s what I hope to read this month.

Books on my 2018 reading list. | MindJoggle.com

 

I’m linking up with Literary Quicksand, Rachel at Never Enough Novels, and Allison at My Novel Life who are all co-hosting the first TBR Mix ‘n Mingle. The first Wednesday of each month we’ll share the books we’re planning to read.

New on My August Reading List

P.S. I Still Love You (To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before)

P.S. I Still Love You (To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before)

Author: Jenny Han

I read To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before last month and it was light and sweet. The next in the series will be perfect for a busy month, and I may even squeeze in the third book if I can grab it from the library.

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The Summer Wives: A Novel

The Summer Wives: A Novel

While The Summer Wives doesn’t necessarily sound like a light, fun read, it does seem to fall under good summer reading. This promises drama among rich people in an island setting. Does it get more escapist than that?

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First Frost

First Frost

I’m not much for magical realism, but I’ve heard some raves about Sarah Addison Allen. A time when I’m looking for light summer reads seems just right for giving her a shot.

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Holdovers from July

I added some library holds at the last minute and they came in quickly, so I was derailed from a couple of my original July reading plans (luckily, the books were worth it). I’m still planning on getting to these two:

In the Woods

In the Woods

Author: Tana French
This first novel in the Dublin Murder series has been on my list for a while; I wanted to get to it in July but got sidetracked. I’ve already read the second in the series and found it smart and gripping. Now I plan to start over with the first and work through the series in order.
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Prairie Fires: The American Dreams of Laura Ingalls Wilder

Prairie Fires: The American Dreams of Laura Ingalls Wilder

I wanted to read this biography of Laura Ingalls Wilder last month but I somehow missed the notice when my library hold came in. Such is life; my turn is coming up again soon, and I will read this in August!

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What are you planning to read in August?

 

The books on my August 2018 reading list. | MindJoggle.com

Books to read in August 2018. | MindJoggle.com

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