There's just one more month before it's back to school-assigned books like The Great Gatsby and The Catcher in the Rye — will you be making the most of your limited literary freedom? We have a few suggestions on how to spend those waning personal reading hours.

August's young adult releases include the conclusion to the supernatural detective series Jackaby and new offerings filled with magical realism and terrifying, dystopian futures. So, take your pick and let us know what you're most excited to read in the comments below.

Honorable mentions:
The Secret History of Us by Jessi Kirby (August 1)
When I Am Through With You by Stephanie Kuehn (August 1)
The Hearts We Sold by Emily Lloyd-Jones (August 8)
The Rattled Bones by S.M. Parker (August 22)
Wonder Woman: Warbringer by Leigh Bardugo (August 29)
Zero Repeat Forever by Gabrielle Prendergast (August 29)

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