Books I Want to Read in August 2021

Hey guys! Today I’ll be sharing the books that I want to read in August and I’ve got a few from last month that I didn’t manage to read. I’ve picked out nine books and they’re a mixture of crime and fantasy. So let’s get into it!

Never Saw Me Coming by Vera Kurian: I’m currently reading this one and I’m loving it so far! It’s different to what I was expecting as there’s multiple POVs and I originally thought it would just be from Chloe’s perspective. I don’t mind at all though because so far it’s very interesting and I love how there’s Chloe’s plot and then another plot involving a potential serial killer as students are being murdered on campus. I can’t wait to see where this goes!

Dare to Know by James Kennedy: This one publishes in September so I’ll definitely prioritise it this month so that I can get my review up in time for its release. I’m so looking forward to reading it because the synopsis sounds so fascinating and unique as it follows an unnamed narrator whose death prediction model says he died 23 minutes ago, but he’s very much alive. I’m very intrigued by this plot already!

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Books I Want to Read in July 2021

Hey guys! Today I’ll be talking about all the incredible books I want to read in July. I’ve been gifted so many beautiful proofs so I’ll be diving into them this month. Here’s what I want to read:

The Collation Unit by David Jarvis: First up is this spy thriller about what goes on behind closed doors in the intelligence world. It sounds very technical as it’s about technology and how computers overwhelmed the Secret Services so they created The Collation Unit to monitor everything. It sounds very interesting and I do love spy thrillers.  

Red Wolf by Rachel Vincent: This is a Red Riding Hood retelling and I don’t know too much about it since the synopsis is quite vague. I just know that it follows sixteen-year-old Adele and she has been told to steer clear of the woods that surround her village. I love when a synopsis is as vague as possible because I tend to enjoy the book more when I don’t know what to expect. I’m looking forward to reading this! 

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Books I Want to Read in June 2021

Hey guys! Today I’ll be picking out the books I want to read in June and I’ve got a few ARCs that I need to read and then there’s some popular books that I want to check out. I read a lot last month so I’m hoping that I can read either the same or a similar amount this month. Here’s what I want to read:

The Disappearing Act by Catherine Steadman: I’m actually reading this now so I might have finished it by the time this post is published. This story follows Mia Eliot, a British actress who has travelled to LA for pilot season, hoping she can make it in Hollywood. At an audition, she meets Emily and agrees to do a favour for her but then Emily mysteriously disappears and Mia is the last person to see her. When a woman turns up claiming to be Emily, who looks nothing like Mia remembers, she ends up investigating Emily’s disappearance and why someone would pretend to be her. I absolutely loved the sound of this and I was really intrigued by the setting. I don’t think I’ve read a thriller about an actress before and I’m looking forward to seeing how Hollywood is portrayed. So far I am enjoying it and the mystery surrounding Emily’s disappearance is superb. I’m definitely going to end up enjoying this.

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Books I Want to Read in May 2021

Hey guys! Today I’ll be talking about the books I want to read in May. I’ve picked out a good selection and a mix of crime and fantasy, though it’s leaning more towards crime! Here’s what I want to read:

Everyday Magic by Charlie Laidlaw: This is the first book I want to read in May and it was kindly sent to me by the author. I’ve read a few of Charlie’s books and I’ve thoroughly enjoyed them so I’m looking forward to this one. It follows Carole Gunn who is living an unfulfilled life so she decides to revisit places that are special to her in order to better understand herself. I’m already intrigued by it and it definitely sounds like it will be an uplifting read. It comes out at the end of the month so keep an eye out for my review.

A Dark and Hollow Star by Ashley Shuttleworth: This has been on a few TBRs already, but I have finally started reading it so you’ll definitely see it on my May wrap up! I’m determined to finally move it from my TBR shelf to my read shelf.

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Books I Want to Read in April 2021

Hey guys! I can’t believe that it’s already time to share my April TBR. This year is going by fast considering we’ve spent the first three months in lockdown. I’ve been struggling to keep on top of my reading so I’m going to try switching it up by reading paperbacks and smaller books instead. I’ve been reading chunky books so maybe I miss holding a small paperback? I’ll try anything at this point to get out of my slump! Here’s what I’m planning on reading:

A Good Girl’s Guide to Murder by Holly Jackson: I picked this one up randomly on my week off and so far I am loving it. It follows Pippa Fitz-Amobi as she sets out to uncover who really killed schoolgirl Andie Bell five years ago. I’m not that far in yet but I’m finding the interview transcripts really interesting and all the investigating Pip is doing. I can’t wait to get further into it!

A Dark and Hollow Star by Ashley Shuttleworth: Ok, this is not a small paperback, it’s a very big hardback from Illumicrate but I have been itching to read it and it’s supposed to be similar to Cassandra Clare’s books, which I love! I’m really looking forward to this one and diving back into the fae realm. This one is about a group of teenagers who are working together to stop a killer before the fae realm is exposed to the human world. It sounds incredible!

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Books I Want to Read in March 2021

Hey guys! Today I’m sharing with you the books I want to read in March 2021 and it has one of my most anticipated books (you can probably guess which one)! I’m hoping I’ve overcome the horrible slump I was in in February and that I can get a lot of books read but we’ll see. I’ve picked out six books that I’d like to read and here they are:

Don’t Wake Up by Liz Lawler: I’ve been wanting to read this one for so long and I finally caved and bought it. I’m currently reading it now and so far it’s pretty interesting. The synopsis really hooks you in with “Alex Taylor wakes up tied to an operating table. The man who stands over her isn’t a doctor.” I’m really curious to see what happens with this one and how reliable the main character is!

Chain of Iron by Cassandra Clare: I don’t currently have a copy of this but I’ll be reading it as soon as my copy arrives! I loved the first book so much and I’m really excited to continue the journey with these characters in Chain of Iron. I have no idea what’s going to happen but I’m sure Cassie will have a few shocking twists up her sleeve.

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Books I Want to Read in February 2021

Hey guys! Today I am sharing with you the books I’ve picked out to read in February. Actually, I got some help from Goodreads because I couldn’t decide what to read. I’ve picked out the first three and the rest were chosen randomly by Goodreads. They are older books that I’ve had sitting on my shelf for years so that’s good that I might finally get round to them. Here’s what I’ll be reading:

A Court of Wings and Ruin by Sarah J. Maas: So this is the first book I’ll be reading and probably the one that’ll take me the longest. I’m excited to see what Feyre does and how she’ll take down the invading king, but at the same time I’m keeping my expectations low because I just know the romance between Feyre and Rhysand will be unbearable. I’m not particularly bothered about their romance and I just know “mate” will be mentioned a ridiculous amount of times. I don’t want the romance to completely take over the fantasy part and the threat of the invasion but I’m thinking it will. But I’ve come this year and I’m determined to finish this series.

A Sky Beyond The Storm by Sabaa Tahir: I think this was on my December TBR but I never ended up getting to it and then in January I was focused on reading other series. It’s time now to finish the Ember Quartet and get another series ticked off my list! I’m nervous but I’m excited to see how Sabaa wraps this series up.

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Books I Want to Read in January 2021

Hey guys! I still can’t believe 2020 is finally over and that I’m sharing my first TBR post of 2021 with you today. Let’s hope we have a better year! I decided to change up the title a bit I got bored of using ‘[Month, year] TBR’. Hopefully this title is a bit more exciting? Anyway, for this month I’m going to be starting my resolutions by reading my newest books and continuing with some series! Here’s what I want to read:

Burnt Island by Kate Rhodes: I recently spoke about this in my Christmas book haul so I won’t go into detail again, but this is the third book in the DI Ben Kitto series and I’ve been really enjoying it. The fourth book comes out in paperback later this year so I need to catch up ready for its release!

The Jigsaw Man by Nadine Matheson: I was lucky enough to be sent an ARC of this in November and it comes out in February so I’ll definitely be reading it this month. It sounds so thrilling and I’m really excited to get into it. There’s a serial killer on the loose and his work matches that of the notorious Jigsaw Killer who is behind bars. The police are racing to catch him before more bodies are found, but so is the Jigsaw Killer. Will it take a killer to catch the killer? Ahh, it sounds so good! I have high hopes for it.

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Books I Want to Read in 2021

Hey guys! Today I am going to be talking about some books that I want to read in 2021, mainly because I didn’t get round to them this year due to me having an uncontrollable TBR pile. I would try and sneak some of these in now, but let’s be honest it’s not going to happen. They’ll definitely be on my radar for next year though!

One of Us Is Next by Karen M. McManus: I was so excited for this to be released and I’m gutted that I didn’t get round to reading it. If you’re not familiar with One of Us Is Next, it’s the sequel to One of Us Is Lying, which is about five students going to detention, but only four of them leaving alive. I was going to read One of Us Is Next but I want to reread the first book before I do that, as I don’t remember too much of the plot. I know the sequel is set a year after the events that happened in One of Us Is Lying, so it does still tie into the first book. I would love to read it early next year!

King of Scars by Leigh Bardugo: I keep putting this one off despite really wanting to read it as I want to read the Six of Crows duology first. Everyone raves about those books but I wasn’t that keen on Six of Crows, hence why it’s taking me so long to read Crooked Kingdom and King of Scars. If you’ve read this duology and enjoyed it, please let me know because I need someone to encourage me to read it!

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