August Releases: Finally Harley Quinn!

MOVIES:

August has arrived and with it perhaps the movie I’ve been anticipating longest- since the Comic-Con trailer dropped, last year.

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Suicide Squad  (August 5th:) Harley Quinn on the big screen at long last! I’m so hoping this will live up to the expectations.

(Currently Wonder Woman is fulfilling my “I can’t wait for this one thanks a lot Comic-Con!” movie slot.)

Florence Foster Jenkins (August 12) with Meryl Streep and Hugh Grant seems to be getting really good word of mouth. I’m torn on this one. I love the actors but I hate seeing people being embarrassed even if it’s only on film.

I’ll probably catch up with some releases I’ve missed and The Nice Guys will be out on DVD August 23rd – probably still in my top three of the year.

BOOKS:

Books!

The most exciting one for me is definitely :

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Furthermore by Tahereh Mafi (August 30th) All you really have to do is give me a wild adventure and a heroine called Alice and I’ll be happy.

Other releases that caught my eye include:

The Thousandth Floor by Katherine McGee (August 30th)

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A Torch Against the Night (August 30th) I haven’t actually read the first book in this series but it was $1.99 on Amazon so I bought it.

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Jay Kristoff’s Nevernight comes out August 9th!

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The Telling by Alexandra Sirowy

Despite the fact the date for this is August 2nd my Barnes and Noble had it out this weekend. Which mostly means I will be living at Barnes and Noble the weekend before Crooked Kingdom comes out 🙂 On the off chance they put it on shelves early!

July wasn’t a great reading month for me but I’m hopeful for August. (Since it’s starting with a return to Harry Potter’s world that’s a good sign!)

Hopefully everyone will have a great and happy August no matter what you read, watch or do!

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