Read and TBR for August and September

Why does work have to get in the way? Lol. I think I’d be much happier with a two-day work week and a five day weekend to catch up on my reading, reviewing and blogging. I’m pretty sure I’m not alone on this one 😏. Unfortunately my blogging time is even more limited now with some extra projects at work so I probably won’t be posting as regularly as I’d like to. However, I’ve also seriously limited how many author requests I take on which has freed up reading hours to catch up on some favourite series I follow.

Long hours at work or not, reading is still my stress relief and I managed to get through 7 new novels in August and I finally finished Corelli’s Mandolin, bringing my tally for the month to 8. I must have been relieving a lot of stress since the start of year as I managed to complete my Goodreads Challenge in August too 🤔. When Sally Comes Marching Home was the book that sealed it for me for 2019.

Here’s what I read in August.

August was a mixed bag of reads as I knocked off romance, cozy mystery, suspense and historical fiction books! Haunted House Ghost, Buried in the Stacks and Freaky Witches were my cozy mysteries. On the romance front, I read Hollywood Heir and The Secret to Happiness. Historical fiction reading brought me Corelli’s Mandolin and When Sally Comes Marching Home. Romantic suspense novel, Merciful Fate rounds off the list. I made good use of my Kindle Unlimited subscription in August, reading 4 through the program. Unfortunately, I didn’t knock any off the physical shelf. Ah well..

For September, I want to work on a Lily Harper Hart series I haven’t read in a while and catch up on the Miss Fortune series too. I accepted a NetGalley invitation for Emma Heatherington’s latest and I’m looking forward to it. Finally I’d like to read Meg Medina’s award winning Yaqui Delgado book.

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Rewrite the Stars by Emma Heatherington

Fortune’s Furlough by Jana DeLeon

Yaqui Delgado Wants to Kick Your Ass by Meg Medina

Grave Decisions by Lily Harper Hart

The Sisters of Alameda Street by Lorena Hughes

What about you? What are your reading plans for the month?

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    1. Freaky Witches is part of the Mystic Caravan series. It’s supposed to be cozy for the most part but I do find the series is a little bit darker than the average cozy. I call the series a ‘cozy fantasy’ Lol
      I’m a lecturer at a small college. We’re going through some major administrative changes so it’s not a very comfortable environment at the moment. Hopefully things will settle and improve by next year 🤷🏻‍♀️

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