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August Books we're most excited about!

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The calendar has turned to a new month which means we get to share our picks for the top books of August! Join us as we dive into the new releases coming this month we're most excited for including everything from bestsellers to debut authors, fiction and nonfiction alike! We're crossing all genres here so there is something for everything. Be sure to connect with us and share your favorite new books as well. Our TBR list can never be too long...

Books mentioned in this episode:

Of Mess and Moxie by Jen Hatmaker

The Address by Fiona Davis

America 51 by Corey Taylor

The Last Tudor by Philippa Gregory

Hail to the Chin by Bruce Campbell and Craig Sanborn

Sour Grapes by Jenny Zhang

Warbringer by Leigh Bardugo

Clockwork Dynasty by Daniel Wilson

The Rattled Bones by S.M. Parker

The Half-Drowned King by Lianna Hartsuyker

Little and Lion by Brandy Colbert

The Readymade Thief by August Rose

See What I Have Done by Sarah Schmidt

The Hole by Hye-Young Pyun

Solo by Kwame Alexander

Things That Happened Before the Earthquake by Chiara Barzini

The Dark Net by Benjamin Percy

Girl in Snow by Danya Kukafka

The Red-Haired Woman by Orhan Pamuk

Are You Sleeping by Kathleen Barber

I'd Rather Be Reading: A Library of Art for Book Lovers

The Kelloggs by Howard Markel

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