On My Nightstand - October 5, 2020

By Shannon Navin - Ndgrad95reads

By Shannon Navin - Ndgrad95reads

Red Letter Days

Sarah-Jane Stratford

$17.00 $15.64

A female screenwriter in the 1950s who gets caught up in the Red Menace and labeled a Communist. I love the 1950s and can't wait to read this progressive story!

Haunting Paris

Mamta Chaudhry

$16.00 $14.72

When a secret letter sends the protagonist searching for a child...you'll be caught up in a riveting WWII story!

The Cactus League

Emily Nemens

$27.00 $24.84

A human story...a baseball story! There are few things I love more than baseball and books about relationships. Right up my alley...yours too?

There There

Tommy Orange

$16.00 $14.72

12 Native Americans are traveling to the Oakland Powwow. This story is compelling enough that I'm reading it again...and getting a whole different take on the story!

The Losers Club

Andrew Clements

$7.99 $7.35

Alec starts a club to get around a rule he can't abide...and so that he can do more reading (a kid after my own heart!) What happens when his plans for the club spiral out of control? You'll have to read along to find out...

Fuzzy Mud

Louis Sachar

$7.99 $7.35

From the author of Holes, this is a story of friendship and bravery. To avoid a bully, one character goes out of his way and discovers a mountain of trouble!

The Graveyard Book

Neil Gaiman and Dave McKean

$8.99 $8.27

Nobody Owens lives in a graveyard! This is my first Gaiman and I'm super excited...not sure if this is the right place to begin, but I'm about to find out!

Separation Anxiety

Laura Zigman

$16.98 $15.62

This story looks at a woman my age (mid-forties) and her marriage. What happens when she starts wearing her dog (no...seriously) and begins to feel connected to another being again? I hear this is a well-worth-your-time read about finding happiness!

The Jamie Drake Equation

Christopher Edge

$6.99 $6.43

With his dad traveling in space, Jamie picks up a signal from the universe that he feels compelled to investigate. This is the story of a young boy yearning to become a hero.

August Isle

Ali Standish

$7.99 $7.35

What truths might Miranda uncover when she agrees to spend her summer on the island where her mother grew up? New friendships, new information and a new look at her own life...this book is a coming of age story for the Middle Grade set that has gotten tremendous reviews!