We can hardly believe it’s August already! Even though it feels like summer just began, back to school season is upon us and our vacations are coming to a close. But enough of the bad news! There are so many good books, movies, and shows to enjoy that have just recently debuted or are coming out before the end of summer! So make time to squeeze in another page-turner or feature film. Because, these are the titles, be it favorite novels hitting the big screen or binge-worthy reality TV, that you will want to read and watch this month!
Odds are you’ve read or at least heard of this RomCom novel (and its sequels) from Kevin Kwan – but if not, now is the time! And if you have, then you’re like us and have been anxiously awaiting its big screen debut with the Crazy Rich Asians Movie! Read, and now watch, the story of Singapore and Hong Kong’s wealthy and elite as they navigate romance, family drama and friendships, all told in a light and humorous voice.
Kristin Cavallari in Very Cavallari & True Roots
What can we say? We were as big of fans as the Laguna Beach-The Hills empire as the next gal, so when Kristin Cavallari steps back into the spotlight, we can’t not watch! The show follows the star, who’s now settled in Nashville and her latest baby, the jewelry line Uncommon James. Already have enough reality TV in your queue? You can still keep up with Kristin thanks to her uber healthy & delicious cookbook, True Roots.
Body Love by Kelly LeVeque
If you need a healthy kick in the pants, a new outlook on your body, or are just passionate about health in general, nutritionist Kelly LeVeque will meet you where you’re at in Body Love. Her debut book shares all her secrets (she works with celebs, y’all) and recipes like her famous Fab Four Smoothie!
When Life Gives You Lululemons by Laura Weisberger
When the author behind The Devil Wears Prada steps on the scene with a new title with a name all of us can relate to, you bet we’re going to pick it up! It follows everyone’s favorite character, Emily Charlton in a more subdued (or is it) suburban life… and naturally, Miranda Priestly makes a cameo.
The Guernsey Literary & Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Ann Shaffer
This easy-to-read, character rich tale of the quirky island of Guernsey during the German occupation hits Netflix on August 10! So be sure to pick up the book stat so you can say “I read it first”! And also because it’s incredibly charming.
Unfiltered: How to Be as Happy as You Look on Social Media by Jessica ABo
You can bet this television host, YouTuber, and professional speaker has something to say about social media. And it’s definitely something we all need to hear… Based on the fact that the life we live – and share – online isn’t always as perfect as it seems, Jessica helps readers find the root of their unhappiness and acknowledge the beauty of being a work in progress.
What’s on your read + watch list this month!?