Books to Read August | 2020

Hello, book lovers! 💕

So when I was making my TBR list for this month, I went off of what I put on my Summer Reading Plans. I also knew based off of what I read in July, I didn’t want to put too many books on this list since I didn’t read as many books as I put on my TBR for last month. I noticed that a lot of these books are rereads. So, for the most part, August is going to be the month of rereads for me.

The rereads on this list are ones that I loved in the past, and I want to read again because I know that they’re going to make me happy. And I think that’s the type of book I want to read right now. Especially after reading Love, Creekwood by Becky Albertalli. I want to revisit the characters in these books that I loved like I did in that novella.

One books is The Poet X by Elizabeth Acevedo. This is another reason I wanted to read some books again. I read her recent book Clap When You Land last month, and it made me want to read her debut book again. I loved it; it made me feel so many things (it actually made me cry at the end if I am remembering right). I want to read more of her books, even though I already read all of the books that she’s published as of right now.

Another book that I want to read again is The Unexpected Everything by Morgan Matson. It’s been a while since I’ve read a Morgan Matson book, and I think it’s time to get back into one of her stories. I tend to read them in the summer, so being that it’s summer, it’d make sense that I’d read one of her books this month. And The Unexpected Everything is one of them that I haven’t read as many times as her other books. I mean, I remember the main character walks dogs. Though I remember it taking me a while to get through (and I mean it’s over 500 pages, so it’d probably take anyone a while to get through).

I also want to try to to reread Eliza and Her Monsters by Francesca Zappia. This is one of my favorite books that deals with mental illness. And I really loved it the first time I read it (and the second time too). I loved how unique it was in the fact that the main character was a content creator, someone you wouldn’t expect to have anxiety or depression or any kind of mental illness. But it’s so good, and I can’t wait to be with these characters again.

A few books on this list actually aren’t rereads. A couple are sequels in a series. One of them is a book that I got from my Book of the Month subscription back in June.

I want to continue with the Avatar comics, and I’m already ahead of the game. I read the first part of Avatar: The Last Airbender: The Search. I want to get to the next two parts, and if I’m feeling ambitious, I could read more in the series (since each comic is only 80 pages).

I want to continue the Raven Cycle by Maggie Stiefvater this month. I really enjoyed The Raven Boys, and I want to see what happens to the characters in the next book. I know I am late on this bandwagon, but I’m really excited to read the series.

I listened to it on audiobook, so that’s probably how I’ll read the next books. Having multiple character perspectives, it was great hearing the different voices in the narration.

One to Watch by Kate Stayman-London is the book that I got in June from my Book of the Month subscription. I haven’t gotten around to reading it yet, but it’s definitely one that I want to get through soon. I know I put this on my TBR for the past couple of months, but I do really want to read it. Eventually. A lot of these books are long, so I don’t know how many I’ll actually get to this month.

So those are the books that I want to get to this month. I’m really not sure how many of these books I will actually be able to get through this month. But I’m going to try my best. That might mean I might pick up a majority of the audiobooks for these books.

What books do you plan on reading this month? Have you read any of these books or plan on reading any of these books? I’d love to know in the comments below!

Published by The Reading Addict

I am a twenty-something-year-old who is an avid reader. I love anything from young adult fantasy to adult fiction to young adult contemporary. I also love to play video games and draw and watch movies and TV shows. And this is my safe space where I can gush about everything I love.

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