New on the Stack in April 2017

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Why did I get it: I don’t remember how it ended up on my TBR list. Why did I get it: Looking for a short audio book, and it was one of the first ones available. Amethyst by Lauren Royal
How did I get it: Freebie from Amazon. Even graphic novels. Why did I get it: Next in the William Monk series. Why did I get it: Loved Bo at Ballard Creek, and wanted to read more of Bo’s story. I’m hoping for a Mary Roach-style look at the topic, but if the tone isn’t right, I may be sending it right back. Why did I get it: For a project I’m working on. Gone Fishing by Tamera Will Wissinger, illustrated by Matthew Cordell
How did I get it: Bought it. I’d love for you to join us and add a link to your own post or Instagram picture sharing your books! I must read it! May B by Caroline Starr Rose
How did I get it: Bought it. Why did I get it: A graphic novel continuing the Cinder series? By linking up, you’re granting me permission to use and/or repost photographs from your linked post or Instagram. Why did I get it: I love this book. Gone Camping by Tamera Will Wissinger, illustrated by Matthew Cordell
How did I get it: Bought it. They can be purchases, library books, ebooks, whatever it is you’ll be reading! Unmentionable: The Victorian Lady’s Guide to Sex, Marriage, and Manners by Therese Oneill
How did I get it: Borrowed it electronically from the library. Rivers of London: Body Work by Ben Aaronovitch and Andrew Cartmel, illustrated by Lee Sullivan
How did I get it: Borrowed it from the library. Why did I get it: It kept appearing across my path, and I took it as a sign that I should read it. New on the Stack in April 2017
May 3, 2017 By Sheila Leave a Comment Welcome to New on the Stack, where you can share the latest books you’ve added to your reading pile. Keeping the Castle by Patrice Kindl
How did I get it: Borrowed it electronically from the library. Entries completely unrelated to this theme or linked to your homepage may be deleted. Saveur: The New Comfort Food – Home Cooking from Around the World by James Oseland
How did I get it: Borrowed it electronically from the library. Why did I get it: It was on a major sale, and I couldn’t resist. Clean My Space: The Secret to Cleaning Better, Faster, and Loving Your Home Every Day by Melissa Maker
How did I get it: Borrowed it from the library. It’s a fun way to see what others will soon be reading, and get even more ideas of books to add to my “I want to read that!” list. <div align=”center”><a href=”http://deliberatereader.com” title=”The Deliberate Reader”><img src=”http://deliberatereader.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/01/New-on-the-Stack-button.jpg” alt=”The Deliberate Reader” style=”border:none;” /></a></div>
3. Loving My Actual Life: An Experiment in Relishing What’s Right in Front of Me by Alexandra Kuykendall
How did I get it: Borrowed it electronically from the library. Why did I get it: I don’t remember how I discovered this title, but it may be a fun historical read. The Sky is Falling by Kit Pearson
How did I get it: Bought it. A.k.a., it was free, so all I’m spending is a little digital storage space. πŸ˜‰

At Home in the World: Reflections on Belonging While Wandering the Globe by Tsh Oxenreider
How did I get it: Borrowed it electronically from the library. Please visit the person’s blog or Instagram who linked up directly before you and leave them a comment. Other People’s Dirt by Louise Rafkin
How did I get it: Borrowed it electronically from the library. Why did I get it: Fell for the cover, but I do know and trust Saveur’s recipes. The linkup will be open until the end of the month. Why did I get it: Adding to my poetry collection for homeschool. “New on the Stack” Link-up Guidelines:
1. 5. Why did I get it: I’m reading everything I can find in the Peter Grant series. Why did I get it: Adding to my poetry collection for homeschool. Why did I get it: Fell for the cover, but the premise sounds intriguing. πŸ˜‰

The Blue Jay by Michelle Schlicher
How did I get it: Freebie from Amazon. (Because on social media or in next month’s post, I hope to feature some of the books that catch my attention from this month.) Heinlein
How did I get it: Borrowed the audio from the library. Have Spacesuit Will Travel by Robert A. Nonfiction
Packing for Mars: The Curious Science of Life in the Void by Mary Roach
How did I get it: Borrowed it electronically from the library. Why did I get it: If on the off chance I’m ever in the mood for this sort of title, now I have one ready to read. A Sudden Fearful Death by Anne Perry
How did I get it: Borrowed it electronically from the library. 4. 2. Why did I get it: Another graphic novel in the Peter Grant series. Why did I get it: It sounded interesting enough to download as a freebie. Why did I get it: It’s June’s book club title

Wires and Nerve by Marissa Meyer, illustrated by Douglas Holgate
How did I get it: Borrowed it from the library. Why did I get it: I love Mary Roach. Book Scavenger by Jennifer Chambliss Bertman
How did I get it: Bought it. Why did I get it: Catherine mentioned it in a recent conversation I had with her and I was curious about it. Rivers of London: Night Witch by Ben Aaronovitch and Andrew Cartmel, illustrated by Lee Sullivan
How did I get it: Borrowed it from the library. If I ever get it finished you’ll hear all about it. Fiction
Uprooted by Naomi Novik
How did I get it: Borrowed it electronically from the library. Why did I get it: I’m excited to read this new release – I followed her travels while they were happening, and am fascinated by this idea. Why did I get it: I love memoirs. Share your posts or Instagram pictures about the new-to-you books you added to your reading stack last month. Link back to this post – you can use the button below if you’d like, or just use a text link. Cork Dork: A Wine-Fueled Adventure Among the Obsessive Sommeliers, Big Bottle Hunters, and Rogue Scientists Who Taught Me to Live for Taste by Bianca Bosker
How did I get it: Borrowed it electronically from the library. Bo at Idatirod Creek by Kirkpatrick Hill
How did I get it: Borrowed it from the library.

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