August TBR 2020

Welcome to another TBR post! This month, just like last month, my TBR is going to be quite short. That is for a couple of reasons. First, I plan on reading some of my longer books this month, which means that I won’t be able to read as many books. Second, I want to slow down my reading a bit to focus on some other things, especially since I’m going back to school in a month. I’ve already read around 80 books this year, which is really great, but there’s no need for me to read so fast, so I want to take it slow for now!

Anyway, let’s just get into the books!

Just Friends by Dyan Sheldon

This is my e-book pick from my TBR jar for the month! I honestly don’t know what to expect from it, and I have no idea what it’s about, but it’s been on my TBR for a long time now. I’m looking forward to finally knocking it off of my list.

If I’m being real truthful, though, I don’t really have too much interest in reading this one, and I have a feeling I won’t like it. I want to at least give it a try, though.

King of Scars by Leigh Bardugo

I got this book on libby finally- which means I absolutely must read it this month! It’ll probably be one of the first books I read, actually. I’m really excited about it, and I’ve heard some great things.

I’ve really missed reading about Nikolai, even though I didn’t really love him as much as everyone else seems to. Maybe this book will make me care for him a bit more?? I don’t know, we’ll see!

A Little Life by Hanya Yanagihara

Yes, I’ve decided to make this month the one that I conquer this book. I realized that I’m going back to school in September, and I don’t want to read this book there, surrounded by my housemates, because they’ll then witness me sobbing for hours straight (which I’m expecting to do from this book). So, to avoid that, I figured I should probably get to it now!

That way, I can cry from the comfort of my own home. I am worried about this book because of it’s size, too. It’s so long and intimidating, but apparently I’m forcing myself to get over that fear this month.

A Conjuring of Light by V.E. Schwab

Everyone has been yelling at me to read this book and finish the trilogy! I hear ya, and I’m going to do just that!! I was able to get the audiobook of this one, which means it should hopefully be a decently fast read. I honestly can’t remember how the last book ended, so I’m going to have to read an online recap before then, but I really have loved the first two books. Maybe this one will be my favorite!

What books are on your TBR for the month? Have you read any of the ones I’m planning to? Tell me all of your thoughts in the comments, I want to know!

24 thoughts on “August TBR 2020

  1. Haha omg wow. I thought I was the only one. My partner works from home now and we live in a small apartment. I want several days of uninterrupted time so I can sob without anyone around.

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  2. Ooh major props to you for reading A Little Life!! I’m so intimidated by that book (and I think it’s a bit too sad for me…). I can’t wait to see your thoughts on it though! Happy August!

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  3. Ooohh cannot wait to hear your thoughts on A Little Life, def a good call to read it before going back to school so you don’t have to be Emotional™ in front of everyone!! I can’t wait to hear your thoughts on these reads and hope you have a relaxing month! ❤️

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  4. King of Scars! yes! I BAVE BEEN WANTING TO READ IT AS WELLL! And A Little Life tooo!! But it’s just something about the cover – with the guy looking as if he is in excruciating pain that just….it scares me off, i don’t know why!! 🥺😭😭😭 But maybe your review of it will finally let me decide whether I should read it or not! WILL WAIT FOR IT!! 😉

    Have fun with your August TBR Jessica! I HOPE YOU ENJOY READING EVERY SINGLE ONE OF THESE!! ❤️

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