Thursday, May 15, 2014

Nightstand Reading




Do you keep books on your nightstand? 

Whatever I'm currently reading usually ends up there, along with other random things. 

Yesterday I looked at my nightstand and realized that I have a relatively small stack of books - just five, in fact.  Here's the list from top to bottom:

Have you read this blog?  Robyn is a friend of a friend so although I've never read her blog before, I went to the book signing here in Omaha.  As she read a couple excerpts from the book and shared her story, I knew I would like the book!  

This book is by a fellow Redbud and it is one I'm reviewing for BookLook Bloggers.  I'm not too far in, but I can tell that it is a book that has the potential to impact many people.  I am looking forward to writing a review when I finish it.

It is impossible to be a good Christian writer and not read Anne Lamott, right??  Although I've known of Anne for years, I haven't read any of her books.  But when a different Anne (of Modern Mrs. Darcy) posted Shauna Niequist's book recommendations for writers and it contained not one, but TWO Anne Lamott books, I knew it was time.  I'm so looking forward to digging into these.

Another Anne Lamott!  And also from Shauna Niequist's recommended list.    

I love this little book by Lauren Winner.  This is probably the third or fourth time I've read it!

Also hanging out on my nightstand is a book of crossword puzzles, a book on toddler speech, a bottle of melatonin, Starbucks tea, lotion, Kleenex, and nine bobby pins.



What's on YOUR nightstand??


**All opinions are my own.  Forgiving Our Fathers and Mothers was given to me by the publisher in exchange for a review that will be posted soon.  All other books were purchased on my own or given as gifts.

2 comments:

  1. One thing I noticed when browsing through your site is your love for books! I would love to offer you a copy of my book: Journey Through Deployment for you to review if you are interested. It's currently available on PDF and Kindle and coming out in print this month! www.singingthroughtherain.net/journey-through-deployment

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  2. Erin @ Omaha Public LibraryMay 23, 2014 at 2:26 PM

    It's pretty easy for a nightstand to be a catch-all of sorts, but I think books -- whether being read or not -- look nice atop one. :)

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