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Monday, May 24, 2010

Nightstand

SO  I was very excited that today at  http://www.5minutesforbooks.com  was a link to people who talk about what is on there nightstand.  SO here is some info about what is on my nightstand.... 






This month I have been reading a lot. I finished a book from book sneeze called I am Hutterite by Mary-Ann Kirkby and I will be writing a review about it. It was a memoir about a girls experience living on a religious colony. 
  I am now reading a book that over 15 bloggers recommended entitled Redeeming Love by Francine Rivers.  It is my first christian fiction read.. So far I like it...








What are you reading and why? link up and tell us... take a picture if you can....
My reading habits.. started  when I was about 6 but my grandmother read to me early on.. from books like Charlotte's web to books like 
Black beauty. I dont' remember her reading many books with pictures. She would read me James Thurber.. and I could imagine his silly mischievous dogs.


 My dad's mom can read 3 books at a time, one in her loo and the others in different rooms in her home. I can't do this. I usually can only read one at a time. 


Reading in a moving vechile is not for me... My reading time is stolen moments at night in bed before I drift off.. 


On my nightstand for when I am done with Redeeming Love is 
In the Wild by Jon Krakauer it is a controversial story about a wealthy young man who in 1992 who decides to invent a new life for himself and wants to live off the land of Alaska...


How I pick a book is usually someone recommends or I am standing in a book store and a book speaks to me.. something about the cover or the blurb on the back... and then I must have it...


I enjoy your occasional self-help book too.


I loved Glass Castle so I have on my nightstand.. Half broke horses..

5 comments:

melodygreen said...

I need to do this... though I'm still working on most of the same ones I was last month! I just re-read Redeeming Love and loved it the second time as well. :) I hope that you enjoy it. I wish my nightstand looked as neat as yours!

Summer said...

Loved this post super cute! My hubby reads like 3 books at once too! I do good to read one and finish it LOL....

Thanks for your super sweet comment on my blog girlie! How are you feeling? I started the new med last week and it made me super sick to my stomach but I have noticed a little improvement with my muscle weakness so I am hoping that is a really good sign!!

Thanks for asking about me chicka
xoxo
Summer :0)

Upstatemomof3 said...

That is pretty much how I pick a book too. But I like just about everything. I rarely read a book that I really do not like.

morninglight mama said...

I read THE GLASS CASTLE twice over the last few years, but I wasn't compelled to pick up her new book... not sure why, but I think I read a review that wasn't that positive and I got that in my head... maybe I'll give it a go sometime.

Enjoy your reading!

bekahcubed said...

I'm one of those multiple-book-at-a-time readers. I generally have anywhere from three to 10(!) going at a time.

Glad to hear that you're enjoying Redeeming Love--it's one of my (along with what seems like half of the blogosphere's) favorites.

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