Laura's November 2021 Reading (Episode 83)

By Library Laura

By Library Laura
Stitches: A Handbook on Meaning, Hope and Repair

Stitches: A Handbook on Meaning, Hope and Repair

Anne Lamott

$17.95 $16.69

Short and sweet book on suffering and hope

Garden City: Work, Rest, and the Art of Being Human.

Garden City: Work, Rest, and the Art of Being Human.

John Mark Comer

$19.99 $18.59

A great book about God's calling and our lives

Live No Lies: Recognize and Resist the Three Enemies That Sabotage Your Peace

Live No Lies: Recognize and Resist the Three Enemies That Sabotage Your Peace

John Mark Comer

$25.00 $23.25

Looking forward to reading this newest book by John Mark Comer

Operating Instructions: A Journal of My Son's First Year

Operating Instructions: A Journal of My Son's First Year

Anne Lamott

$16.95 $15.76

A book about new motherhood, which was a great read the month before our first son is born.

Goldwater Ridge

Goldwater Ridge

Hannah Kaye

$10.99

A fun middle grade western adventure

Out of My Mind

Out of My Mind

Sharon M. Draper

$9.99 $9.29

Out of my Heart is the sequel to this book. A school story about a girl who is non-verbal and has cerebral palsy who learns to communicate and has a photographic memory

Out of My Heart

Out of My Heart

Sharon M. Draper

$18.99 $17.66

This long-awaited sequel is a camp story and is full of joy

Set Me Free

Set Me Free

Ann Clare Lezotte

$18.99 $17.66

I read this one in November. The sequel to Show Me a Sign. A deaf girl travels to a manor to help teach a younger deaf-mute girl to communicate...but things are not as they seem.

Show Me a Sign

Show Me a Sign

Ann Clare Lezotte

$18.99 $17.66

Middle grade historical fiction (Set Me Free is the sequel) - A deaf girl is taken away from her island home to be studied for science.

Now May You Weep

Now May You Weep

Deborah Crombie

$8.99

The 9th book in a mystery series I've been enjoying. This one is set in Scotland which I appreciated!

Once Upon a Wardrobe

Once Upon a Wardrobe

Patti Callahan

$24.99 $23.24

A historical fiction story-within-a-story that is perfect for lovers of Narnia and C.S. Lewis

A Spindle Splintered

A Spindle Splintered

Alix E. Harrow

$17.99 $16.73

A fractured fairytale / feminist retelling of Sleeping Beauty -- novella length

The Complete 8-Book Ramona Collection: Beezus and Ramona, Ramona and Her Father, Ramona and Her Mother, Ramona Quimby, Age 8, Ramona Forever, Ramona the B

The Complete 8-Book Ramona Collection: Beezus and Ramona, Ramona and Her Father, Ramona and Her Mother, Ramona Quimby, Age 8, Ramona Forever, Ramona the B

Beverly Cleary and Jacqueline Rogers

$63.92 $59.45

I've been listening to this series on audio and it's so fun and nostalgic. Kids are funny.

Cold-Blooded Myrtle (Myrtle Hardcastle Mystery 3)

Cold-Blooded Myrtle (Myrtle Hardcastle Mystery 3)

Elizabeth C. Bunce

$17.95 $16.69

A middle grade mystery set in Victorian England. I've been enjoying this series.

Kaleidoscope

Kaleidoscope

Brian Selznick

$19.99 $18.59

This book is beautiful and I read it in November. I did feel like I was missing something when it comes to the common thread tying these short stories together though.

The Invention of Hugo Cabret

The Invention of Hugo Cabret

Brian Selznick

$24.99 $23.24

I mentioned this book in the context of Kaleidoscope...beautiful book and highly recommend.

The Vanderbeekers Make a Wish

The Vanderbeekers Make a Wish

Karina Yan Glaser

$16.99 $15.80

The 5th book in the Vanderbeekers series. I loved the backstories we learned about their extended families in this one and it sets up book 6, which I can't wait to read now!

Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

J. K. Rowling and Mary Grandpré

$10.99 $10.22

I decided to re-read Harry Potter on audio

Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

J. K. Rowling and Mary Grandpré

$10.99 $10.22

I decided to re-read Harry Potter on audio

Well Matched

Well Matched

Jen DeLuca

$16.00 $14.88

A romance set in a Renaissance Faire...the third book in this series that I've been enjoying

To Sir, with Love

To Sir, with Love

Lauren Layne

$16.00 $14.88

A "Shop around the Corner" retelling set in a champagne shop

Hana Khan Carries on

Hana Khan Carries on

Uzma Jalaluddin

$16.00 $14.88

I mentioned this book as another "Shop Around the Corner" retelling I enjoyed earlier this year

500 Miles from You

500 Miles from You

Jenny Colgan

$16.99 $15.80

the third book in the Scottish Bookstore series, Not my favorite of the bunch but still a good story

Pablo Neruda: Poet of the People

Pablo Neruda: Poet of the People

Monica Brown and Julie Paschkis

$18.99 $17.66

A beautiful picture book biography of the poet Pablo Neruda

The Dreamer

The Dreamer

Pam Muñoz Ryan and Peter Sís

$8.99 $8.36

I mentioned having read this middle grade book about Pablo Neruda in the last year or two