August Reading Recap

Happy Friday!
August was insanely busy for me. I was doing some side work in the evenings again, I also moved out of my parents house so all the shopping & packing/unpacking, etc has been keeping me even busier. I did try my best to read a bunch & get caught up a little on my reading challenge. The last few months, I’ve been taking more trips to the library & I ended up loving it! Bookstores & buying books helps keep me sane but books that get read once start to add up, plus that would have been more for me to move! I haven’t gotten a library card to the library near me yet (unfortunately I need ID that has my new address, so it might be a while). I’m hoping I can get one soon because it is probably the most amazing library i’ve ever been into.

So with August coming to an end, here is my August Reading Recap & current TBR list!

2019 Reading Challenge
–  29/50 

Currently Reading: Modern Lovers by Emma Straub

Completed in August:

  • When Life Gives You Lululemons by Lauren Weisberger
  • Stay Sexy & Don’t Get Murdered by Karen Kilgariff
  • Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman
  • 99 Percent Mine by Sally Thorne

My Thoughts:

  • When Life Gives You Lululemons: I really like Lauren Wesiberger’s writing. This book was honestly what I needed to read. It was fun, it was scandalous, it was the perfect tanning read!
  • Stay Sexy & Don’t Get Murdered: I listened to this one, it was interesting. I’m just glad I didn’t pay for this one. If you like podcasts/true crime stuff, i’d recommend it
  • Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine: Eleanor is socially awkward & likes being on her own. The beginning of this book had me slightly confused but at times I even found myself laughing out loud (weird I know), but I really liked it & any book that makes you laugh is worth reading in my opinion.
  • 99 Percent Mine: Alright, this was super cute, I mean it was really predictable but super cute. I enjoyed it & I can’t wait to read some of Sally’s other novels now!

TBR List or as I like to call it the ‘what’s still unread on my bookshelf list’:
Again not being read in any order, crossing out books as I read

  • The Hobbit by J.R.R Tolkien
  • The Hypnotist Love Story by Liane Moriarty
  • An Innocent Fashion by R.J Hernandez
  • Moneyball by Michael Lewis
  • When Life Gives You Lululemons by Lauren Weisberger
  • Beautiful Day by Elin Hilderbrand
  • The Pale Horseman by Bernard Cornwall
  • Born to Run by Bruce Springsteen
  • Winter in Paradise by Elin Hilderbrand 
  • The New Rules of Work by Alexandra Cavoulacos & Kathryn Minshew
  • Waging Heavy Peace by Neil Young
  • Special Deluxe by Neil Young
  • All The Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr
  • The Last Mrs. Parrish by Liv Constantine
  • Bridget Jones: Mad about the Boy by Helen Fielding
  • Bridget Jones Baby by Helen Fielding
  • The Forever Summer by Jamie Brenner
  • You Are a Badass by Jen Sincero
  • Crazy Rich Girlfriend by Kevin Kwan
  • Family Trust by Kathy Wang
  • The Year of Less by Cait Flanders
  • Girl, Wash Your Face by Rachel Hollis 
  • Beautiful Day by Elin Hilderbrand
  • Chasing Harry Winston by Lauren Weisberger
  • All The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas
  • Modern Lovers by Emma Straub
  • Last Night At Chateau Marmont by Lauren Weisberger

What are you currently reading? 

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