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July 2018 TBR

Welcome to my monthly TBR pile post. This month, I opted for having less “have to read” books and a bunch of “tentative TBR” books that I can pick up based on my mood if I made it through all of the “have to read” books. We shall see how this goes! Since it’s summer and my schedule isn’t very set, I thought that this would be best. To see what I read and reviewed in June, be sure to check out my June monthly wrap up post!

Here it is! My beautiful July 2018 TBR (not in the order that I’ll be reading them):

Note: The “Currently Reading (Summer Edition)” candle is from
the shop Canterbury Road Co., and you can use
my rep code FLAVIA17 to save at checkout!

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Sea Witch by Sarah Henning

Everyone knows what happens in the end.
A mermaid, a prince, a true love’s kiss.
But before that young siren’s tale, there were three friends.
One feared, one royal, and one already dead.


Ever since her best friend, Anna, drowned, Evie has been an outcast in her small fishing town. A freak. A curse. A witch.

A girl with an uncanny resemblance to Anna appears offshore and, though the girl denies it, Evie is convinced that her best friend actually survived. That her own magic wasn’t so powerless after all. And, as the two girls catch the eyes—and hearts—of two charming princes, Evie believes that she might finally have a chance at her own happily ever after.

But her new friend has secrets of her own. She can’t stay in Havnestad, or on two legs, unless Evie finds a way to help her. Now Evie will do anything to save her friend’s humanity, along with her prince’s heart—harnessing the power of her magic, her ocean, and her love until she discovers, too late, the truth of her bargain.

The rise of Hans Christian Andersen’s iconic villainess is a heart-wrenching story of friendship, betrayal, and a girl pushed beyond her limits—to become a monster.

When Life Gives You Demons
by Jennifer Honeybourn

Sixteen-year-old Shelby Black has spent the past year training to be an exorcist. Her great-uncle Roy—a Catholic priest and Shelby’s guardian—believes she has a gift for expelling demons, and he’s put her through exorcist boot camp hell, but he still doesn’t trust her to do an exorcism on her own.

High school is hard enough without having to explain that you fight demons for a living, so Shelby keeps her extracurricular activity quiet, especially from Spencer, her cute math tutor. Secrets run in Shelby’s family, though: her mother has been missing ever since an exorcism went horribly wrong, and Uncle Roy is tight-lipped about it. But Shelby’s hell-bent on finding her mom, no matter what—even if what it ends up costing her her soul AND a date with Spencer.

Spill Zone: The Broken Vow
by Scott Westerfeld and Alex Puvilland

Note: This book is a sequel and there may be spoilers for book 1 in the synopsis! Beware! Also, I do not have my copy of this book in hand yet, which is why it was not included in the above photo!

All hell breaks loose in the second volume of New York Times–bestselling author Scott Westerfeld’s visionary graphic novel duology.

Three years ago an event destroyed the small city of Poughkeepsie, forever changing reality within its borders. Strange manifestations and lethal dangers now await anyone who enters the Spill Zone. Addison got close enough to the Spill Zone to touch it, literally. She survived the encounter, but came back changed.

It turns out she’s not alone. North Korea has its own Spill Zone, and a young man named Don Jae is the only one who made it out alive. Alive, but changed. Now Addison, Don Jae, and, curiously, a rag doll named Vespertine, share an unholy bond and uncanny powers.

From Scott Westerfeld, the inspired imagination behind the New York Times bestsellers Uglies and Leviathan, comes The Broken Vow, the second volume of our highly anticipated new graphic novel series.

Bright We Burn by Kiersten White

Note: This book is a sequel and there may be spoilers for books 1 and 2 in the synopsis! Beware!

Haunted by the sacrifices he made in Constantinople, Radu is called back to the new capital. Mehmed is building an empire, becoming the sultan his people need. But Mehmed has a secret: as emperor, he is more powerful than ever . . . and desperately lonely. Does this mean Radu can finally have more with Mehmed . . . and would he even want it?

Lada’s rule of absolute justice has created a Wallachia free of crime. But Lada won’t rest until everyone knows that her country’s borders are inviolable. Determined to send a message of defiance, she has the bodies of Mehmed’s peace envoy delivered to him, leaving Radu and Mehmed with no choice. If Lada is allowed to continue, only death will prosper. They must go to war against the girl prince.

But Mehmed knows that he loves her. He understands her. She must lose to him so he can keep her safe. Radu alone fears that they are underestimating his sister’s indomitable will. Only by destroying everything that came before–including her relationships–can Lada truly build the country she wants.

Claim the throne. Demand the crown. Rule the world.

– Tentative TBR –

If I end up reading through the above books really quickly, I have some
other books lined up that I really want to get to this summer!


21 thoughts on “July 2018 TBR

    1. Ahhh that’s good to hear! I’ve heard mixed things about Sea Witch haha. Hope we both love Bright We Burn and Neverworld Wake!!! Happy reading to you too!

  1. One of Us is Lying made my list for favorite books for 2017, and it was a surprise inclusion because I didn’t expect to be as engrossed in the story as I was. And I have Save the Date on my current TBR and should be picking it up very soon.

    Happy Reading!

    1. Yeeees! I’ve heard nothing but good things about One of Us is Lying! And I hope that we both enjoy Save the Date 🙂

      Happy reading to you too!

    1. Oh my gosh thank youuuu! And I keep hearing nothing but good things about One of Us is Lying! :O So fingers crossed I’ll love it too!

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