Excited for August 2012 + Giveaway
There are so many FANTASTIC books coming out in August! Definitely going to break the bank. How about you? Which ones are you most excited for?
SO MANY AWESOME BOOKS come out EVERY month. And this month? TOO MANY. I don’t know what I’m going to do because I basically want to buy them all. It’s going to be hard, guys! Which ones are you most excited for?
Please note that this is clearly not ALL of the books coming out in August. Also note that sometimes release dates change and I don’t catch them!
I’ve been highlighting each month’s releases since November of 2010. View past editions by clicking here.
Check out the bottom of the post for a giveaway!
Skylark by Meagan Spooner – Amazon | Goodreads
Eee, I have heard fantastic things about Skylark and I’m excited to get my hands on a copy!
The Spy Princess by Sherwood Smith – Amazon | Goodreads
“Just right for fans of Tamora Pierce.” Uhm, yes please.
The Waiting Sky by Lara Zielin – Amazon | Goodreads
I’m obsessed with storm chasers.
Auracle by Gina Rosati – Amazon | Goodreads
I’ve heard great things from Allison, the other half of Good Books and Good Wine, and I can’t wait to see what I think!
Between You & Me by Marisa Calin – Amazon | Goodreads
This one’s written in script form! This really intrigues me.
The Boy Recession by Flynn Meaney – Amazon | Goodreads
TALK ABOUT IT
Glitch by Heather Anastasiu – Amazon | Goodreads
I was not really a fan of Glitch (you can read my review here), but I’m excited to see what you guys think!
Liar & Spy by Rebecca Stead – Amazon | Goodreads
Eeep, middle grade!
Rift by Andrea Cremer – Amazon | Goodreads
Okay, I still haven’t finished the Nightshade series, but I’m so stoked for Rift!
Starting From Here by Lisa Jenn Bigelow – Amazon | Goodreads
I love heartfelt contemps and this one looks right up my alley!
Throne of Glass by Sarah J. Maas – Amazon | Goodreads
I LOVED THRONE OF GLASS. You can read my full review here. Trust me, you want this book.
Wake by Amanda Hocking – Amazon | Goodreads
I’m intrigued by the storyline and I’m a sucker for the boy next door.
Counting Backwards by Laura Lascarso – Amazon | Goodreads
I love books set in places that differ form the usual settings! And yay, contemp!
False Memory by Dan Krokos – Amazon | Goodreads
False Memory sounds like an awesome, intense read. I’m a sucker for dystopian/sci-fi books!
Intentions by Deborah Heiligman – Amazon | Goodreads
Another amazing sounding contemp!
Kissing Shakespeare by Pamela Mingle – Amazon | Goodreads
She goes back in time. To Shakespeare’s time. I am all over this!
Touched by Cyn Balog – Amazon | Goodreads
TALK ABOUT IT
The Unnaturalists by Tiffany Trent – Amazon | Goodreads
Witches. Steampunk. London. Blurbed by Tamora Pierce. That is all.
Spookygirl by Jill Baguchinsky – Amazon | Goodreads
I love, love books featuring ghosts and I can’t wait to read Spookygirl!
The Treachery of Beautiful Things by Ruth Frances Long – Amazon | Goodreads
I’m not usually a faerie person, but this book sounds interesting and intense!
Heaven by Alexandra Adornetto – Amazon | Goodreads
I’m not the hugest fan of these books, but I’m definitely going to finish this series!
Over You by Emma McLaughlin AND Nicola Kraus – Amazon | Goodreads
I’ve read this one and it is definitely a fun, cute contemp!
The Raft by S.A. Bodeen – Amazon | Goodreads
The Sinister Sweetness of Splendid Academy by Nikki Loftin – Amazon | Goodreads
YAY awesome middle grade!
Smashed by Lisa Luedeke – Amazon | Goodreads
And another amazing sounding contemp! I love the ones that touch on deep issues and I have a feeling Smashed definitely fits the bill!
The Sweetest Spell by Suzanne Selfors – Amazon | Goodreads
A fantasy with a huge focus on chocolate. Yes please.
Foretold by Various – Amazon | Goodreads
Look at that list of names on this anthology!
Okay, I’m switching things up here! I’m including a giveaway of one of the books featured in this Excited For post. I’ve wanted to do this for several months now, but I keep forgetting to include it with the initial post! To enter, just follow the rules and fill out the rafflecopter form :) This giveaway will last ALL month until next month’s giveaway!
13 years or older
Winner has 48 hours to respond to my e-mail
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Tara’s List of Books She Can’t Believe She Forgot
Defiance by CJ Redwine
Spark by Bridget Kemmerer
Speechless by Hannah Harrington
If I Lie by Corrine Jackson
The Lost Girl by Sangu Mandanna
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