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


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


August 21

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

to be honest

August 28

City of Ghosts by Victora Schwab (preorder swag details here)
 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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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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One comment

  1. Ahhh I love these updates! They save my life hahaha.

    Also I’m super pumped to see Crazy Rich Asians…but I can’t decide whether I should read the book beforehand or not…….


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