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19 Books I Want to Read in 2019

Hello friends!

Every year I make it a point to pick out some things I want to do, books I want to read, shows I want to watch, etc. Today, I wanted to share the 19 books that  I plan on reading this year!

A few of them are rereads that I’ve been wanting to do for a while, while some are from authors that I enjoyed and want to check more out from.  A lot of them are books that I’ve heard so much about in the book community that I want to finally read!  I’ve been on GoodReads for almost 5 years now, and some books on this list have been on my TBR for just as long – that’s wild.

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The Grownup by Gillian Flynn

Hello friends!  I’ve been bad about reading lately, but I’m slowly getting into picking up more books.  This one has broken quite a slump, so hurray for that!

I’ve never read a Gillian Flynn book before (shockingly!), so when I saw that my library had this available to listen to on audiobook and I had a long day at work ahead of me, I decided to pick it up.  I grabbed it due to a YouTuber recommendation, and so knew basically nothing going into it.

This review is going to be spoiler-free.  I don’t want to give away what happens, as that is the entire point of this short story!  Now, let’s get into my thoughts.

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The Safe Word by Karen Long

Hello, friends!  It’s been a while, hasn’t it?  I’ve been working on trying to find balance in my life with a new full time job and what I want to do now that I’m done with school, but I’m ready to dive headfirst back into this!

This is going to be a spoiler-FREE review of The Safe Word by Karen Long, which is the first novel in the DI Eleanor Raven series.  I’m trying to read my MASSIVE backlog of books from when I first got on Netgalley and requested pretty much everything, and this is one of the lucky winners that was on my Spookathon TBR.

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August TBR

Hello friends!  I am back to tell you all about the books I plan to read in August.

August is definitely the month of NetGalley. I have 3 ARC’s I want to read that release this month, which is super exciting!

I also didn’t finish 5 books in July, which means they’re being moved forward to this month.  Here’s July’s TBR in case you were curious, as I’m not going to say much about them this month!

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