New on the Stack in November 2017

Welcome to New on the Stack, where you can share the latest books you’ve added to your reading pile. I’d love for you to join us and add a link to your own post or Instagram picture sharing your books! It’s a fun way to see what others will soon be reading, and get even more ideas of books to add to my “I want to read that!” list.New on the Stack button

Nonfiction

Hello Mornings coverHello Mornings: How to Build a Grace-Filled, Life-Giving Morning Routine by Kat Lee

How did I get it: I pre-ordered a copy and was then sent a pre-release version.
Why did I get it: I have loved Hello Mornings and wanted to read Kat’s book.

Finish coverFinish: Give Yourself the Gift of Done by Jon Acuff

How did I get it: Borrowed it via audio from the library.
Why did I get it: He’s been on my list to try and when one of his audio books was available immediately I took it as a good chance to try him.

The 5AM Miracle coverThe 5 A.M. Miracle: Dominate Your Day Before Breakfast by Jeff Sanders

How did I get it: Borrowed it electronically from the library.
Why did I get it: I was searching for a different title in my library’s online catalog, and mistakenly clicked “borrow” on this one. Note to self: don’t try and scroll the catalog when you’re that tired that you can barely see straight.

Medium Raw coverMedium Raw: A Bloody Valentine to the World of Food and the People Who Cook by Anthony Bourdain

How did I get it: Borrowed it via audio from the library.
Why did I get it: He makes me laugh, and I’ve been meaning to try this one for some time.

The B.T.C. Old-Fashioned Grocery Cookbook coverThe B.T.C. Old-Fashioned Grocery Cookbook: Recipes and Stories from a Southern Revival by Alexe van Beuren and Dixie Grimes

How did I get it: Borrowed it electronically from the library.
Why did I get it: It popped up as a recommended title for me via my library website.

Thug Kitchen coverThug Kitchen: The Official Cookbook: Eat Like You Give a F*ck

How did I get it: Borrowed it from Amazon’s Prime library.
Why did I get it: Why not?

The Daniel Plan coverThe Daniel Plan: 40 Days to a Healthier Life by Rick Warren, Dr. Daniel Amen, and Dr. Mark Hyman

How did I get it: Borrowed it electronically from the library.
Why did I get it: Another “accidental” borrow along the lines of the 5 AM Miracle.

Fiction

Christmas with Anne coverChristmas with Anne by L.M. Montgomery

How did I get it: Borrowed it via audio from the library.
Why did I get it: A book group I joined is reading through many of Montgomery’s titles. This is December’s book.

In a Dry Season coverIn a Dry Season by Peter Robinson

How did I get it: Borrowed it electronically from the library.
Why did I get it: Next in the Alan Banks series.

The Bloody Tower coverThe Bloody Tower by Carola Dunn

How did I get it: Borrowed it via audio from the library.
Why did I get it: Next in the Daisy Dalrymple series.

The Red Door coverThe Red Door by Charles Todd

How did I get it: Borrowed it via audio from the library.
Why did I get it: Next in the Ian Rutledge series.

The Expats coverThe Expats by Chris Pavone

How did I get it: Borrowed it electronically from the library.
Why did I get it: Considering it as a possibility for my in-person bookclub.

Once Upon a Rose coverOnce Upon a Rose by Laura Florand

How did I get it: Kindle freebie.
Why did I get it: An acquaintance raved over it.

Swear on This Life coverSwear on This Life by Renée Carlino

How did I get it: Borrowed it electronically from the library.
Why did I get it: December’s book for my bookclub.

The Silver Music Box by Mina Baites

How did I get it: Kindle Prime selection.
Why did I get it: It sounded the most appealing of all the options.

The Flight of Gemma Hardy coverThe Flight of Gemma Hardy by Margot Livesey

How did I get it: Borrowed it electronically from the library.
Why did I get it: Catherine said nice things about it.

Ghosts of Greenglass House coverGhosts of Greenglass House by Kate Milford

How did I get it: Borrowed it electronically from the library.
Why did I get it: Sequel to Greenglass House.

Waiting for Normal coverWaiting for Normal by Leslie Connor

How did I get it: Borrowed it electronically from the library.
Why did I get it: Someone in my book group recommended it.

Love That Dog coverLove that Dog by Sharon Creech

How did I get it: Borrowed it electronically from the library.
Why did I get it: Novel in verse!

Hate That Cat coverHate that Cat by Sharon Creech

How did I get it: Borrowed it electronically from the library.
Why did I get it: Another novel in verse.

North of Nowhere coverNorth of Nowhere by Liz Kessler

How did I get it: Borrowed it electronically from the library.
Why did I get it: I don’t remember why this one was on my TBR.

My Brigadista Year coverMy Brigadista Year by Katherine Paterson

How did I get it: Borrowed it electronically from the library.
Why did I get it: It’s the newest release by Katherine Paterson – what more reason would I need?

Wishtree coverWishtree by Katherine Applegate

How did I get it: Borrowed it electronically from the library.
Why did I get it: Someone in my book group recommended it.

The Unbreakable Code coverThe Unbreakable Code by Jennifer Chambliss Bertman

How did I get it: Borrowed it electronically from the library.
Why did I get it: Sequel to Book Scavenger.

The Evolution of Calpurnia Tate coverThe Evolution of Calpurnia Tate by Jacqueline Kelly

How did I get it: Borrowed it electronically from the library.
Why did I get it: It’s been on my TBR for some time.

Real Friends coverReal Friends by Shannon Hale, illustrated by LeUyen Pham

How did I get it: Borrowed it electronically from the library.
Why did I get it: I love Shannon Hale.

the Vanderbeekers of 141st Street coverThe Vanderbeekers of 141st Street by Karina Yan Glaser

How did I get it: Borrowed it electronically from the library.
Why did I get it: I don’t remember how I heard about this one!


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Comments

  1. Finish and Hello Mornings sound right up my alley. I’m going to look for them on overdrive right now! Thanks for the linkup!

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