I guess summer reading technically ends when school starts up, which for some poor souls is only in a week or two.
But we're adults, and that means we still have a full month of poolside reads and margaritas ahead of us. Sorry, kids! (When there's a benefit to being older, one must always exploit it.)
Get the 411 on what's burning up our TBR list, then hit us up in the comments with your August picks!
A Torch Against the Night by Sabaa Tahir
Turn ons: FINDING OUT WTF HAPPENS, Laia and Elias, Laia and Keenan, MORE SUSPENSE!
Nice Girls Endure by Chris Struyk-Bonn
Turn-ons: Body image issues, self-love, finding confidence within
The Gilded Cage by Lucinda Gray
Turn-ons: Gothic mystery, unexpected and sassy heiress,
Whatever.: Or How Junior Year Became Totally [email protected] by S.J. Goslee
Turn-ons: Slacker teen, self-discovery, "mother-effin' cheerleaders"
The Monster on the Road Is Me by J.P. Romney
Turn-ons: Japan, narcoleptic naps, "a ruthless mountain demon that is hell-bent on vengeance"
Ghostly Echoes (Jackaby #3) by William Ritter
Turn-ons: More Jackaby and Abigail, Jenny's backstory
Nevernight (The Nevernight Chronicle #1) by Jay Kristoff
Turn-ons: fledgling killer, assassin school, quest for vengeance
The Beauty of Darkness (The Remnant Chronicles #3) by Mary E. Pearson
Turn-ons: Lia + Rafe, Pearson's storytelling, the final book in the Remnant Chronicles
The Thousandth Floor by Katharine McGee
Turn-ons: New York City, juicy drama, ensemble cast of characters, the future
Thieving Weasels by Billy Taylor
Turn-ons: One last con, humor, family of criminals
Spontaneous by Aaron Starmer
Turn-ons: Spontaneous combustion, humor, Bon Jovi
Enter Title Here by Rahul Kanakia
Turn-ons: Rahul Kanakia's debut, overachiever cuts loose, writing process
Unscripted Joss Byrd by Lygia Day Peñaflor
Turn-ons: Acting industry, author's background in teaching young actors