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Friday Finds #August 12th

Friday Finds is a meme currently hosted by Jenn @ Books and a BeatThis is an opportunity to share the books that you have recently found and added to your TBR collection.

I added three books to my TBR pile this week.

SOSSOS: Summer of St. George by Briana Gaitan- I read this one as soon as I got it so you can read my review here.

 When we were 16, we made a pact.
When we were 17, we decided to follow through.
When we were 18, we decided to spend our final summer together.
Because at the end of the summer, we would show them.
Our deaths would show the world- they can’t treat us this way any longer.
This is our SOS, our Summer of St. George.
Murphy and her cousin Poppy have been BFFs forever. They share everything- including a birthday.
When they make a pact to commit suicide after high school, they decide to have one last summer of fun with NO consequences and nothing holding them back.
As the Summer of St. George begins, things don’t go as planned. Murphy doesn’t expect to fall in love and she doesn’t expect to find a boy that makes her want to live. His name is Liam, and after spending two years in the Air Force living in Japan, he’s trying to integrate back into American society. As a self-proclaimed “Jack-of-all-trades” he knows things about Murphy that she isn’t quite ready to admit to herself. And he is determined to haunt her, peel back layer after layer of lies until she can’t run from the truth anymore.
This is our SOS, this is our Summer of St. George.


coverCover Me in Darkness by Eileen Rendahl

Amanda Sinclair has to fight harder than most for everything she has after fleeing the cult that left her brother dead at her mother’s hand. Amanda works a quiet job in quality control for a small cosmetics company, trying to leave her past behind her—until she learns that her mother has committed suicide in the mental ward where she’s been locked away for the past ten years.

At first, Amanda believes that her mother killed herself, but when she looks through the personal belongings left behind, it seems her death may be related to the upcoming parole hearing for cult leader Patrick Collier. Teaming up with her mother’s psychologist, Amanda starts to peel away the layers of secrets that she’s built between herself and her own past, and what she finds is a truth that’s almost too big to believe.


edieWatching Edie by Camilla Way

 Beautiful, creative, a little wild… Edie was the kind of girl who immediately caused a stir when she walked into your life. And she had dreams back then—but it didn’t take long for her to learn that things don’t always turn out the way you want them to.

Now, at thirty-three, Edie is working as a waitress, pregnant and alone. And when she becomes overwhelmed by the needs of her new baby and sinks into a bleak despair, she thinks that there’s no one to turn to…

But someone’s been watching Edie, waiting for the chance to prove once again what a perfect friend she can be. It’s no coincidence that Heather shows up on Edie’s doorstep, just when Edie needs her the most. So much has passed between them—so much envy, longing, and betrayal. And Edie’s about to learn a new lesson: those who have hurt us deeply—or who we have hurt—never let us go, not entirely…

So those are my new books. How about you?Did you add any books to your bookshelf this week?Have you read of my new finds?Let me know.


Happy Friday!


7 comments on “Friday Finds #August 12th

  1. Shruti | This is Lit
    August 12, 2016

    All three sound like great reads! I ordered two classics (Penguin Little Black) through Amazon. Waiting on those now.😁

    • Diana
      August 15, 2016

      Thanks Shruti. I hope that you will enjoy the books that you ordered. Happy reading and have a lovely week:-)

  2. missbooksandthings
    August 12, 2016

    SOS sounds really interesting. Should probably put it on my TBR-list that just keeps on growing 😛

    • Diana
      August 15, 2016

      haha my TBR list keeps growing too and I always find new additions for it. I hope that you will enjoy SOS if you read it. Thanks for stopping by. Have a great week and happy reading.

      • missbooksandthings
        August 27, 2016

        I belive I will. Haha yes that TBR just keeps on growing more than you can actually read 😛

  3. Yvo
    August 12, 2016

    Great finds! All three of these sound like great reads. Happy reading!

    • Diana
      August 15, 2016

      Thanks YVo. Happy reading and travels. Have a wonderful week.

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