What's Waiting on My E-Reader? September 21, 2020

By Shannon Navin - Ndgrad95reads

By Shannon Navin - Ndgrad95reads

Purity

Jonathan Franzen

$17.00 $15.64

I read The Corrections a LONG time ago and loved that family saga so I'm excited to read another Franzen that focuses on family in an entirely different way. Pip Tyler is on her way to discovering why she lives in such strange circumstances in this coming-of-age story that includes (I hear) a murder.

The Tattooist of Auschwitz

Heather Morris

$16.99 $15.63

I'm a sucker for a WWII novel and this one is exciting to me because it's based on real interviews from a tatooist from Auschwitz. Described as both harrowing and hopeful, I can't wait to dig into this one. I'll have my tissues at the ready!

Mexican Gothic

Silvia Moreno-Garcia

$27.00 $24.84

On a mission to save her cousin in the remote Mexican countryside, Noemi is drawn into both the circumstances that surround her and the house that she resides in itself!

The Book of Longings

Sue Monk Kidd

$28.00 $25.76

I've read some Sue Monk Kidd...but nothing like this. Set in the time of Jesus, this book explores the life of Ana...an 18-year-old who actually meets Jesus. Religious or not, Christian or not...I understand that this is tale not to be missed!

Sex and Vanity

Kevin Kwan

$26.95 $24.79

If you didn't know, you just might miss it but this book is an homage to A Room with a View. From the author of Crazy, Rich, Asians...this retelling is a bit of a departure for Kwan but no less fun than his usual romps!

The Glass Hotel

Emily St John Mandel

$26.95 $24.79

Emily St. John Mandel! For everyone whose been asking 'What's next?' since Station Eleven...here it is! Another story of survival...this is not dystopian or post apocalyptic, St. John Mandel takes us to a world underground to explore the life of a woman gone missing!

Between the World and Me

Ta-Nehisi Coates

$26.00 $23.92

Written as a letter from father to son, Coates broaches all of the 'big topics' that should be thoughtfully considered in modern America. I gave this book to my mom for Mother's Day and she loved it...I can't wait to read it for myself!

Beach Read

Emily Henry

$16.00 $14.72

Not the stuff of fluff that you might think! This is a serious book about two writers who are struggling with their craft and what happens when they decide to exchange roles. I thought this was going to be a 'meet cute!' Boy, was I wrong!

The Alice Network

Kate Quinn

$16.99 $15.63

Not even sorry that there is more than one WWII book on my list! :) This one follows one woman who is struggling with her life circumstances in the years post-WWII through 30 years. Something comes up 30 years later that takes her right back where she was and I, for one, and here for it!

Maybe You Should Talk to Someone: A Therapist, Her Therapist, and Our Lives Revealed

Lori Gottlieb

$28.00 $25.76

As a strong proponent and recipient of the great gifts of therapy, I couldn't wait to get my hands on Gottlieb's book. Promising to tell us all about what goes on behind those closed doors, this book drew my voyeuristic self in easily. What I'm learning about myself as I read however, is the happy surprise!