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There have already been so many amazing new books come out this year. And get ready to add some more to your #TBR list. There’s something for everyone with these 6 new book releases for August 2018.
Let’s take a closer look.
If You Leave Me by Crystal Hana Kim
If You Leave Me by Crystal Hana Kim features a gorgeous, vivid cover. The story is about love, family and war on the Korean peninsula. An emotionally riveting debut novel about war, family, and forbidden love—the unforgettable saga of two ill-fated lovers in Korea and the heartbreaking choices they’re forced to make in the years surrounding the civil war that still haunts us today. You can buy the novel on Amazon here.
A River of Stars by Vanessa Hua
A River of Stars by Vanessa Hua is receiving praise from the very talented Celeste Ng, author of Little Fires Everywhere. The story is about modern-day motherhood, immigration, and identity, a pregnant Chinese woman makes her way to California and stakes a claim to the American dream. It’s reportedly a vivid examination of home and belonging, and a moving portrayal of a woman determined to build her own future. You can buy the novel on Amazon here.
The Third Hotel by Laura Van Den Berg
The Third Hotel by Lauren Van Den Berg is receiving buzz from The Washington Post, Oprah Magazine, InStyle and more. In Havana, Cuba, a widow tries to come to terms with her husband’s death―and the truth about their marriage―in Laura van den Berg’s surreal, mystifying story of psychological reflection and metaphysical mystery. The Third Hotel is reportedly a propulsive, brilliantly shape-shifting novel from an inventive author at the height of her narrative powers. You can buy the novel on Amazon here.
The Bucket List by Georgia Clark
Pure Wow calls The Bucket List by Georgia Clark one of the best reads of the summer. The story is about a young woman who, after discovering she has the breast cancer gene, embarks on an unforgettable bucket list adventure. The Bucket List is is said to be perfect for fans of Amy Poeppel and Sophie Kinsella. You can buy the novel on Amazon here.
Vox by Christina Dalcher
Vox by Christina Dalcher is being marketed to fans of The Handmaid’s Tale. Set in a United States in which half the population (aka women) has been silenced, Vox is the story of what one woman will do to protect herself and her daughter. You can buy the novel on Amazon here.
The Air You Breathe by Frances de Pontes Peebles
The Air You Breathe by Frances de Pontes Peebles is the story of an intense female friendship fueled by affection, envy and pride–and each woman’s fear that she would be nothing without the other. Traveling from Brazil’s inland sugar plantations to the rowdy streets of Rio de Janeiro’s famous Lapa neighborhood, from Los Angeles during the Golden Age of Hollywood back to the irresistible drumbeat of home, The Air You Breathe is reportedly a moving portrait of a lifelong friendship. You can buy the novel on Amazon here.
Which one are you most excited to read? Let me know!