With restrictions now at their most lax since March 2020, many people are spending the last month of summer running all over the country, from clubs to gigs to weddings. However, if you're taking things slow this August (or you like to read on your party bus), we're here to inform you that this month has a whole new selection of captivating books to keep you entertained.
This month, the team is turning its attention to a host of new reads, exploring everything from shapeshifting women to war-torn countries. To take a peek at all the books we’re reading this August, click through the slideshow ahead...
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If you suspect your partner is sitting on a pile of hidden debt, clear the air by creating a safe place to share financial secrets. Unless you pay your credit cards off in full each month, you risk carrying high-interest debt. Let's say you have excellent credit, but your partner has spent years haphazardly paying bills, and their credit score is poor.
What does the future hold for Peloton Interactive (NASDAQ: PTON) now that our world is starting to return to normal after the chaos caused by the pandemic? Motley Fool contributor Jon Quast recently tackled this issue by sharing his take with fellow contributor Jason Hall and Millionacres editor Deidre Woollard. This video clip comes from Motley Fool Backstage Pass and was recorded on Sept. 3.
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New Delhi [India], September 19 (ANI): Former Union Minister Babul Supriyo, who left the BJP to join Trinamool Congress, thanked West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and the TMC for making him a part of the party's 'playing 11'.
Two of the Premier League’s early-season form teams go head-to-head at the London Stadium this afternoon as West Ham host Man United. The Hammers have continued their momentum from last season with an unbeaten start to the campaign and are riding high after a superb victory away from home to Dinamo Zagreb on their Europa League bow on Thursday night. Man United, meanwhile, came into this weekend top of the Premier League and though Liverpool’s victory over Crystal Palace on Saturday has sent them to the head of the table, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side know victory will take them level on points with their rivals.
Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) [India], September 19 (ANI): As Kerala is all set to re-open schools on November 1, Education Minister V Sivankutty on Sunday said a comprehensive plan is being prepared in consultation with various stakeholders for the re-opening of educational institutions.
Personal finance guru Alan Steel, 74, died on Wednesday after battling the virus for a month. Mr Steel was also against masks and lockdowns. Mr Steel was best known in his industry for being the first to expose the problems at Equitable Life - where the insurer’s policyholders lost billions of pounds in savings.
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Philippine boxing icon and senator Manny Pacquiao says he will run for president in the 2022 elections. Pacquiao accepted the nomination of his PDP-Laban party at its national convention on Sunday, pledging to honestly serve the Filipino people who he said have been waiting for a change of government. “I am a fighter, and I will always be a fighter inside and outside the ring,” Pacquiao, 42, said in his speech.