July Wrap-Up & August TBR

Hello my beautiful doves! It is time to share my July wrap-up and August TBR..

July Wrap-Up

ARCs & Gifted


  • The Wolf and the Woodsman by Ava Reid – ★★★★★
  • Kingdom of the Wicked by Kerri Maniscalco – ★★★★
  • Transcendent Kingdom by Yaa Gyasi – ★★★★★

Physical TBR


  • Total books read: 9
  • Total pages read: 3k
  • Average rating: 4.54

I am honestly so satisfied in my reading month for July! I have been very busy, so I am happy I was able to fit a good mix in. Even happier that they were all mostly 4-5 star reads!

Did you read any of these books? What was your favourite July read?

August Readathons

As always, I plan to take part in readathons. I just like making TBRs to be honest..

Read Your TBRathon

read a book chosen by someone elsethe ones we’re meant to find by joan he
read a tiny book (under 200 pages)adorable by ida marie hede
finish a book with a one word titleanimal by lisa taddeo
read a book you started but never finishedpainting time by maylis de kerangal
read a book that has 3 colours or more on the coverno such thing as perfect by emma hughes
read a book that starts with ‘the’the maidens by alex michaelides
read a translated bookafter the sun by jonas eika
read a five stars predictionsmall favors by erin a. craig
read a book that’s outside your comfort zonecursed bunny by bora chung

Women in Translation Month

I am not sure where this is hosted or how it started, but every August the book community reads translated novels written by women. Most publishers with a focus on translating novels celebrate this every year. Below are the books I plan to read.

  • Adorable by Ida Marie Hede
  • Painting Time by Maylis de Kerangal
  • Cursed Bunny by Bora Chung

August Blog Tours

  • Afterlove by Tanya Byrne – Aug 3
  • She Who Became the Sun by Shelley Parker-Chan – Aug 4
  • The Turnout by Megan Abbott – Aug 6
  • The Silence of Scheherazade by Defne Suman – Aug 31

Book Club Picks & Buddy Reads

There are of course other books I want to read, but these are mainly what I hope to get through!

What are you most excited to read this month?

we are all stardust and stories…

3 thoughts on “July Wrap-Up & August TBR

  1. The Wolf and the Woodsman is on my TBR so was glad to see you dated it so high! And One Last Stop & Kingdom of the Wicked are too! I loved From Blood and Ash so I hope you enjoy it!


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