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I am always very nosy when it comes to seeing what other people are currently reading, listening to and watching. So, to help with my own nosiness, I have started writing a monthly post in which I share what I am reading, listening to and watching. Here is this month's currently I'm...

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August Book Haul!

Another month, means another book haul! Last months haul was small, this months haul is quite a bit bigger. Throughout August I hauled 14 books even though I wanted to buy an awful lot more. This haul consists of a few pre-orders, some presents for myself and some gifted to me by publishers. Here is my August book haul!

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Lies Like Wildfire – Jennifer Lynn Alvarez

The monsters have known each other their whole lives. This is their final summer before college - time to hang out, fall in love and dream about the future. Until they accidentally start a forest fire which destroys their hometown and leaves death in its wake. Desperate for the truth to remain hidden, the group make a pact of silence. But the twisted secret begins to spin out of control and when one of the friends disappears they all become suspects. We know how it starts but where does it end?

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What I Read in August?

August has been long but it is has been a very busy month and I have read a lot of books. Throughout August, I have read a total of 14 books, which is incredible for me. So, I am back with another what I’ve read this month post! I have some thoughts that I wanted to share on the books I read throughout August. Here is a bunch of mini reviews for the books I read in August!

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How to Kill Your Family – Bella Mackie

I have killed several people (some brutally, others calmly) and yet I currently languish in jail for a murder I did not commit. When I think about what I actually did, I feel somewhat sad that nobody will ever know about the complex operation that I undertook. Getting away with it is highly preferable, of course, but perhaps when I’m long gone, someone will open an old safe and find this confession. The public would reel. After all, almost nobody else in the world can possibly understand how someone, by the tender age of 28, can have calmly killed six members of her family. And then happily got on with the rest of her life, never to regret a thing.

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Take Me With You When You Go – David Levithan & Jennifer Niven

Subject: You. Missing. Ezra Ahern wakes up one day to find his older sister, Bea, gone. No note, no sign, nothing but an email address hidden somewhere only he would find it. Ezra never expected to be left behind with their abusive stepfather and their neglectful mother - how is he supposed to navigate life without Bea? Bea Ahern already knew she needed to get as far away from home as possible. But a message in her inbox changes everything, and she finds herself alone in a new city - without Ez, without a real plan - chasing someone who might not even want to be found. As things unravel at home for Ezra, Bea confronts secrets about their past that will forever change the way they think about their family. Together and apart, broken by abuse but connected by love, this brother and sister must learn to trust themselves before they can find a way back to each other.

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What’s on my Netgalley TBR?

I love sharing what is new on my Netgalley TBR each month. I love talking about the books I'm excited for and it makes me even more excited to read them. There have been so many incredible books on my Netgalley shelf over the years and it is a place that I've found so many new authors. Here is what's new on my Netgalley shelf / TBR!

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Love & Other Natural Disasters – Misa Sugiura

When Nozomi Nagai pictured the ideal summer romance, a fake one wasn’t what she had in mind. That was before she met the perfect girl. Willow is gorgeous, glamorous, and…heartbroken? And when she enlists Nozomi to pose as her new girlfriend to make her ex jealous, Nozomi is a willing volunteer. Because Nozomi has a master plan of her own: one to show Willow she’s better than a stand-in, and turn their fauxmance into something real. But as the lies pile up, it’s not long before Nozomi’s schemes take a turn toward disaster…and maybe a chance at love she didn’t plan for.