August 2017 Wrap-Up & Favorites

So… what a month. At first, it had been perfect. I went to New York (a work-related event) and then I traveled to Scotland with the family. I couldn’t ask for more. I even read some great books during my trips. But then I went home to Barcelona and the day after I arrived, the attack happened. So sad for everyone who was killed or injured. I hope this era of terror comes to an end as soon as possible… Anyway, here’s how I spent my reading month.

☼ Books I Read ☼

The Wardrobe Mistress by Meghan Masterson

The Other Girl by Erica Spindler

The Sisters of Alameda Street by Lorena Hughes

Yesterday by Felicia Yap

A Lesson in Violence by Jordan Harper

Working Fire by Emily Bleeker

My Absolute Darling by Gabriel Tallent

Lost Girls by Angela Marsons – Coming soon

The Room By The Lake by Emma Dibdin

The Power of the Dog by Don Winslow – Coming soon

Close to Home by Robert Dugoni – Coming soon

Hidden Killers by Lynda LaPlante – Coming soon

Good Friday by Lynda La Plante – Coming soon

Like This For Ever by Sharon Bolton – Coming soon

Too many great books this month! Lost Girls, Like This For Ever, The Power of the Dog, A Lesson In Violence, The Sisters of Alameda Street… Also, completely in love with the Tennison series!

☼ Book Haul ☼



Netgalley (I’m being soooo goooood :):

 ☼ Possible September TBR ☼

I Know A Secret by Tess Gerritsen

The Missing Girls by Carol Wyer

The Burning Girl by Claire Messud

The Last Weekend by Laura DiSilverio

When We Were Worthy by Marybeth Mayhew Whalen

Leopard at the door by Jennifer McVeigh

Maria In The Moon by Louise Beech

Snow Sisters by Carol Lovekin

The Angel by Katerina Diamond

Have you read any of these? 🙂 


22 thoughts on “August 2017 Wrap-Up & Favorites

  1. So sorry to hear about Barcelona attacks and I am with you, terrorism needs to end.

    Glad you enjoyed your trips to NY and Scotland. Your pictures were beautiful. Thanks for sharing:-) I look forward to discussing Leopard at the Door with you. Happy reading and have a wonderful September ❤


  2. What a month indeed, you’ve travelled all over the place and read soooo many books! As usual there are quite a few I’d like to read too, especially The Other Girl and My Absolute Darling. I look forward to your review of Close to Home. My review will be up next week… I’m really curious what you think. Personally, I liked it less than his previous novel. It was different all right. Nice book haul as well, highest on my wishlist is I Found You :-). Happy reading !


    1. Oh Inge, that’s exactly what I thought. It was my least favorite out of the 5 😦 Still liked it, but I wasn’t in love with it as with the others. Can’t wait for I found You, hope to read it soon!

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  3. Amazing reading and traveling month for you! I’m super curious about The Burning Girl, I’m on hold for it at my library. I want to hear your thoughts on the Lynda Laplante books as well. I hope you like Hum if you Don’t know the Words


  4. Wow! You get so many books in every month. I’m in awe!

    I’m listening to The Burning Girl right now and so far like it very much.

    I don’t even know what to say about terrorism anymore….hate it? There has to be a better way?


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