Bookish Happenings in August 2018

Here are bookish happenings for the month of August! I’l share with you exciting bookish events such as new releases, movie releases related to books, holidays, conferences, and others. I can’t get everything, but hopefully you enjoy the information I have provided. 🙂

Release dates are for the book/movie in the United States, so it may not be accurate if you’re living in another country.

Links to Amazon are affiliate links, other links are just for your convenience. 🙂

Movie Releases

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August 3 – Christopher Robin
August 3 – The Darkest Minds
August 15 – Crazy Rich Asians
August 17 – The Wife
August 17 – The Little Mermaid
August 24 – The Bookshop
August 31 – The Little Stranger

Book Releases

August 7

Catwoman: Soul Stealer by Sarah J. Maas (Book 3 in the D.C. Icons series) (preorder swag details here)
Dance of Thieves
by Mary Pearson (preorder swag details here)
Let Me List the Ways by Sarah White
#Murdertrending by Gretchen McNeil (preorder swag details here)
These Rebel Waves by Sara Raasch
Temper by Nicky Drayden (preorder swag details here)

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August 8

The Sandman Universe by Neil Gaiman

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August 14

Percy Jackson and the Olympians: The Lightning Thief Illustrated Edition by Rick Riordan
A Touch of Gold by Annie Sullivan (preorder swag details here)

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August 17

The Charm of You by Jennifer Probst

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August 21

To Be Honest by Maggie Ann Martin (preorder swag details here)

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August 28

City of Ghosts by Victora Schwab (preorder swag details here)
Mirage
 by Somaiya Daud (preorder swag details here)
Resistance by Jennier Nielsen
Ruin of Stars by Linsey MIller (Book 2 in the Mask of Shadows series) (preorder swag details here)
Seafire by Natalie Parker

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Events

August 3 – Toronto Urban Book Expo (Toronto, Canada)
August 3-4 – Rocky Mountain Book and Paper Festival (Denver, CO)
August 3-5 – National Book Club Conference (Atlanta, GA)
August 9 – Book Lover’s Day
August 10-11 – Once Upon a Book (Frankenmuth, MI)
August 17-19 – Writivism Festival (Kampala, Uganda)
August 18 – Apostrophe Day
August 18 – Bad Poetry Day
August 18 – Mississippi Book Festival (Jackson, MS)
August 19 – Hugo Awards Presented (San Jose, CA)
August 22-26 – Beijing International Book Fair (Beijing, China)
August 24-26 – Bubonicon Science Fiction and Fantasy Convention (Albuquerque, NM)
August 25 – Seattle Urban Book Expo (Seattle, WA)
August 30 – Frankenstein Day
August 31-September 2 – Decatur Book Festival (Decatur, GA)

Let me know if you go to any of these events, I’d love to hear about them! What bookish happenings are you most looking forward to?

❤ Annette

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Bookish Happenings in July 2018

It’s quite a bit late this month (sorry!) but here are the “bookish happenings” for July 2018. Here I share with you awesome bookish events such as new releases, movie releases related to books, holidays, conferences, and other events. Obviously I’m not going to be able to cover everything, but if your reading palate is similar to mine, then hopefully you’ll find this information useful.

Release dates are for the book/movie in the United States, so it may not be accurate if you’re living in another country.

Links to Amazon are affiliate links, other links are just for your convenience. 🙂

Movie Releases

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July 6 – Ant Man and the Wasp
July 13 – Don’t Worry, He Won’t Get Far on Foot
July 27 – Teen Titans Go! To the Movies

Book Releases

July 10

The Brink of Darkness by Jeff Giles (preorder swag details here) (Book 2 in the Edge of Everything Series)
The Broken Vow by Scott Westerfeld and Alex Puvilland (Book 2 in the Spill Zone series)
Fawkes by Nadine Brandes
Spinning Silver by Naomi Novik (preorder swag details here)
When We Found Home by Susan Mallery

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July 17

Competence by Gail Carriger (Book 3 in the Custard Protocol series
Nyxia Unleashed by Scott Reintgen (preorder swag details here) (Book 2 in the Nyxia Triad)

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July 20

Ghost from the Past by Nathan Gregory (preorder swag details here)

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July 24

Contagion by Erin Bowman (preorder swag details here)
Endless Water, Starless Sky by Rosamund Hodge (preorder swag details here) (Sequel to Bright Smoke, Cold Fire)
Grace and Fury by Tracy Banghart (preorder swag details here)
Sanctuary by Caryn Lix (preorder swag details here)
Thrawn: Alliances by Timothy Zahn (preorder swag details here)

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July 31

The Darkest Legacy by Alexandra Bracken (preorder swag details here)
Forget You, Ethan by Whitney G.
In High Cotton by Denise Grover Swank (Book 2 in the Neely Kate Mystery series)
Ms. Marvel Vol. 9 by G. Willow Wilson

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Events

All month – Read an Almanac month

July 14 – Atlanta African American Book Festival (Atlanta, GA)
July 15 – Soulful Chicago Bookfair (Chicago, IL)
July 17-22 – Hemingway Days (Key West, FL)
July 20-21 – South Florida Book Fest (Fort Lauderdale, FL)
July 21 – Harlem Book Fair (Harlem, NY)
July 30 – National Paperback Book Day
July 31 – Harry Potter Day

Let me know if you go to any of these events, I’d love to hear about them! What bookish happenings are you most looking forward to in July?

❤ Annette

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Bookish Happenings in June 2018

Welcome back to month two of “bookish happenings”. Here I try to share with you awesome bookish events such as new releases, movie releases related to books, holidays, conferences, and other events. Obviously I’m not going to be able to cover everything, but if your reading palate is similar to mine, then hopefully you’ll find this information useful.

Release dates are for the book/movie in the United States, so it may not be accurate if you’re living in another country.

Links to Amazon are affiliate links, other links are just for your convenience. 🙂

Movie Releases

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June 1 – Breath
June 22 – Jurassic World

Book Releases

June 5

Always Forever Maybe by Anica Rissi
The Art of French Kissing by Brianna Shrum
Blazing Summer by Denise Grover Swank
Breakout
 by Kate Messner (preorder swag details here)
Fat Girl on a Plane by Kelly deVos
Invisible Ghosts by Robyn Schneider
Little Do We Know by Tamra Stone (preorder swag details here)
Mariam Sharma Hits the Road by Sheba Karim
More Than Meets the Eye by Karen Witemeyer
Save the Date by Morgan Matson (preorder swag details here)
Smoke in the Sun by Renee Ahdieh (Book 2 in the Flame in the Mist series)
The Start of Something Good by Jennifer Probst

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June 12

Final Draft by Riley Redgate
A Reaper at the Gates
by Sabaa Tahir (preorder swag details here) (Book 3 of An Ember in the Ashes series)

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June 26

Bluestone & Vine by Donna Kauffman (Book 2 in the Blue Hollow Falls series)
Cardcaptor Sakura: Clear Card – Volume 4 by CLAMP
The Museum of Us by Tara Redd

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Events

All month – Audiobook appreciation month
June 1-2 – Sacramento Black Book Fair (Sacramento, CA)
June 2-3 – BookCon (New York, NY)
June 8-10 – African Americans on the Move Book Club Awards (Atlanta, GA)
June 9-10 – Printers Row Lit Fest (Chicago, IL)
June 11 – Caribbean Lit Fest (Brooklyn, NY)
June 14-16 – Romance Slam Jam Book Lover’s Convention (Kansas City, MO)
June 15 – Denver Comic-Con (included because one of my favorite authors will be there)
June 15-17 – Nantucket Book Festival (Nantucket, MA)
June 16 – Memphis Literary Arts Festival (Memphis, TN)
June 21-26 – American Library Association Conference and Exhibition (New Orleans, LA)
June 22-24 – 4th Street Fantasy Convention (Minneapolis, MN)
June 23 – Austin’s African American Book Festival (Austin, TX)

Let me know if you go to any of these events, I’d love to hear about them! Also let me know what you think of this feature – is this something you would like to continue to see?

❤ Annette

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Bookish Happenings in May 2018

Hi all! This is a new monthly feature I want to add to my blog. I’ll try it out and see if it works. 🙂 Basically I’m going to try to contain any awesome bookish news such as new releases, movie releases related to books, and events. Obviously I’m not going to be able to cover everything, but if your reading palate is similar to mine, then hopefully you’ll find this information useful.

Release dates are for the book/movie in the United States, so it may not be accurate if you’re living in another country.

Links to Amazon are affiliate links, other links are just for your convenience. 🙂

Movie Releases

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May 18 – On Chesil Beach
May 18 – Book Club
May 18 – Deadpool 2
May 25 – Mary Shelley

Book Releases

May 1

Bookish Boyfriends by Tiffany Schmidt
Burning Maze by Rick Riordan (Book 3 in the Trials of Apollo series)
A Court of Frost and Starlight by Sara J. Maas (Book 3.1 in the A Court of Thorns and Roses series) (preorder swag details here)
Outcast by Taran Matharu (Book 4 in the Summoner series) (preorder swag details here)
Royals by Rachel Hawkins
The Theory of Happily Ever After by Kristin Billerbeck
When the Beat Drops by Anna Hecker

      

May 8

The Girl and the Grove by Eric Smith (pre-order swag details here)
The High Tide Club by Mary Kay Andrews
The Way You Make Me Feel by Maurene Goo
Whatshisface by Gordan Korman

   

May 13

How to Marry a Werewolf by Gail Carriger

May 15

All of This is True by Lygia Day Penaflor
In His Image by Jen Wilkin
My So-Called Bollywood Life by Nisha Sharma
Yumi by Renee Adieh (Book 1.75 in the Flame in the Mist series)

   

May 22

From Twinkle, With Love by Sandhya Menon (preorder swag details here)
Fury Born by Claire Legrand (preorder swag details here)

 

May 29

Ella by Sarah Price (Book 2 in the Amish Fairytale series)
Legendary by Stephanie Garber (Book 2 in the Caraval series) (preorder swag details here)
LIFEL1K3 by Jay Kristoff (preorder swag details here)

  

Events

April 30-May 5 – Children’s Book Week
May 1 – Mother Goose Day
May 2 – Harry Potter Day (Anniversary of Battle of Hogwarts)
May 3-6 – Festival of Literary Diversity (Brampton, ON)
May 3-6 – Greater St. Louis Book Fair (Maryland Heights, MO)
May 5 – Madtown Author Daze (Madison, WI)
May 5 – Yallwest Book Festival (Santa Monica, CA)
May 5 – Free Comic Book Day
May 11-17 – Reading is Fun Week
May 12 – Limerick Day
May 15 – May 20 RT Booklover’s Convention (Reno, NV)
May 19 – Gaithersburg Book Festival (Gaithersburg, MD)
May 19 – Greater Rochester Teen Book Fest (Rochester, NY)
May 20 – Books in Bloom Literary Festival (Eureka Springs, AR)
May 21 – National Readathon Day
May 25 – Towel Day (In celebration of Douglas Adams, author of Hitchiker’s Guide to the Galaxy)
May 25-28 – BayCon (Fantasy and science fiction convention) (San Mateo, CA)
May 30-June 1 Book Expo America (New York City, NY)

Let me know if you go to any of these events, I’d love to hear about them! Also let me know what you think of this feature – is this something you want to see in the future?

❤ Annette

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