11 Books On My Summer 2018 TBR

Last month I shared a post about some really exciting summer 2018 releases and while I’ll obviously do my best to get to as many of them as possible, there are also books that have already been released that I want to get to (some of them, finally get to) so that’s what we’ll be talking about.

There is one book that is on both lists but that’s because I am just so excited for it and I just know that I’ll get to it as soon as I can hold the physical copy in my hands. So, why don’t we start this list off with said book?

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bright we burnBright We Burn by Kiersten White

This is the final book in Kiersten White’s The Conqueror’s Saga and I don’t know if I’m ready for this story to end yet. Especially because I adore Lada and Radu and if Kiersten sticks to history at least one of them doesn’t make it out alive.

I stumbled upon this series pretty much by accident when I got accepted for the eARC of Now I Rise and I’m so happy I did because this is definitely one of my favourite series now and if you guys need some convincing to read this series, please check out this post I shared last year giving you 5 reasons to read Now I Rise (it’s spoiler free too!).

all these beautiful strangers.jpgAll These Beautiful Strangers

This is going to be my first mystery book and I’m really excited to dive into that genre! I’d gotten an email from the publisher asking if I’d be interested in reading & reviewing this book and honestly, it sounded so interesting I had to take a chance with a book outside my comfort zone. And since this releases in about 2 weeks, I’ll probably be reading this sooner rather than later.

In case you guys need some quick buzzwords as to what to expect with this book there is a secret society, a prestigious school, a semester-long game and dark family secrets.


Honestly, at this point, I think it’s starting to get ridiculous but I still haven’t read this book. I’ve had the audiobook since it was released but I keep picking up other books over this one. It’s almost like the fact that I promised to read this for a review on someone’s blog made me suddenly really unmotivated to actually get to this. But I’m making it my mission for the next four weeks to get to this. It needs to be done.

Ilsa, if you’re still up for that buddy read, please let me know when it’s best for you and we can get on it – no matter what I said in my reply to your comment. xD

the seven husbands of evelyn hugo.jpgThe Seven Husbands Of Evelyn Hugo

Literally, everyone seems to be reading this book at the moment which has made me really, really curious about it so I got the audiobook and I can’t wait to read this soon. I know this is adult rather than young adult, but a great book is a great book, right? And I don’t even know much about this book? If I remember correctly, this woman hires a journalist to tell her life story and that’s basically what this book is? And please, if that’s not it, don’t correct me. I want to know as little as possible! ๐Ÿ™‚


My last Alice Oseman book that I haven’t read yet! And apparently, this is also where we meet Nick and Charlie from the Heartstopper comics? Or at least I saw that there is like a Solitaire 1.5 that features them? I don’t know, but I guess I’ll find out once I read this book! And again, please don’t tell me what this is about. I want to go into it as blind as possible. I literally don’t even know what the synopsis on Goodreads says. And I don’t care. I’ve read both of Alice’s other books and loved them, so I’m hoping this will be the same. ๐Ÿ™‚


Look, let’s be honest here. I was going to read this book as part of the Spring Fling Readathon I did with Sandra and Caro – this was going to be our group read, but I kind of really slacked towards the end of the readathon and never even got to this book. But with Archnemesis releasing this fall I feel like it’s about god damn time that I get to this already. But this book is so big? And I don’t know if I’m ready for that type of commitment at the moment. I’ll do my best, let’s put it that way.

magnus chase and the gods of asgard 3.jpgMagnus Chase And The Gods Of Asgard – The Ship Of The Dead

I actually can’t believe that I haven’t read the finale to this trilogy yet, especially because I really enjoyed the previous books! I love Thor and what I’ve learned of Norse mythology from the movies so this was right up my alley and I can’t wait to find out how Rick Riordan wraps this story up! Also, this is going to be my first completed series by Rick! So that’s fun. ๐Ÿ˜€


The German translation of this has been sitting on my shelves for at least two months now and I feel quite bad about it, especially since it’s a review copy. But Nevernight just didn’t end up being as awesome as I had hoped, which definitely lessened my motivation to get to Godsgrave. Also, the book is like 700 pages long. That’s a beast of a book and a serious commitment. But since it’s a review copy, I obviously want to at least give it a chance so I’ll read it. Let’s all hope that this is going to be a better reading experience than Nevernight.

The Book Thief/ Red Rising / Will Grayson, Will Grayson

You may or may not remember that I said I was going to do the First Chapter Challenge and had people on Twitter vote for the three books I should give a try. Well, it’s finally time I actually get to that challenge and read the first (couple of) chapters of the three books that ended up winning. Not gonna lie, both The Book Thief and Red Rising have been on my TBR for years now so it’s about time I at least give them a chance! xD

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Now I want to know what books you guys have on your summer TBRs! Is there a specific genre you gravitate more towards during the summer? Or do your reading preferences stay the same year round? Let me know in the comments down below – I can’t wait to hear from you guys!

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20 thoughts on “11 Books On My Summer 2018 TBR

  1. All These Beautiful Strangers sounds soooo interesting and a secret society?? I’ll be looking for that when it comes out. Ehhh I heard that Furyborn is kind of disappointing and that it reinforces a bad trope about bisexual people? The concept is really cool tho but I probably won’t read it anytime soon. I haven’t even read Now I Rise but I’m so excited for Bright We Burn because I LOVED And I Darken aahhhh!! โค

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  2. I, too, need to read Renegades! I really hope I like it. I loved the Lunar Chronicles so Iโ€™m hoping I love Marissaโ€™s writing just as much in this book! I HOPE YOU ENJOY THE BOOK THIEF! Ugh. I love the way itโ€™s told. I also loved the themes and thought it had such a powerful message. I love it โค


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  3. Of all of the books you mentioned, Furyborn is the one I really want to read myself. I got to read a sampler a while back and it completely hooked me. Just want to get my hands on a copy somewhere. Books are released in South Africa quite a lot later than anywhere else. Wish me luck! Also, waiting to hear your thoughts on this one.

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      1. Chances are that I’ll hunt it down this month still. I cannot wait to get to it. Also, I cannot for the life of me get into audiobooks, I get distracted. But, I can sit days on end with books upon books, and never get distracted. How do you stay focused on the story? I am trying (unsuccessfully) to listen to Homeland – The Dark Elf (Drizzt) by R.A. Salvatore – but I keep getting lost and cannot keep track of the story.

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        1. I feel like I’ve kind of trained myself to it thanks to being someone who loves to study information by repeating it to themselves out loud over and over again. But it did take me a bit to get used to audiobooks still. I like listening to them when I’m walking around town or doing some shopping as it’s a nice companion and gives me something to do other than stare around aimlessly. xD Or doing chores!

          But I’ve also reread books in the physical and audiobook format at the same time which helps too! Maybe you could try that to get you started?

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  4. I haven’t read Evelyn Hugo either, but everyone is raving about this book and loving it so, so much. I’m curious to hear what you think of it! ๐Ÿ˜€
    I can’t waaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaait for you to read Solitaire,I loved that book so, so, so very much, I hope you’ll love it ๐Ÿ˜€
    Happy reading! ๐Ÿ˜€

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  5. *whispers* read Renegades, it will break your heart ๐Ÿ’—
    Apart from that you have some great books on your summer TBR like The Ship of the Dead! I also really have to get to Evelyn Hugo, as everyone is reading this ๐Ÿ˜ฎ I don’t have a copy of the book though ๐Ÿ˜ฆ


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