Category: Blog Events

Nonfiction November: Stranger than Fiction

This week’s prompt asks about books that are “Stranger Than Fiction”, hosted by Christopher at Plucked from the Stacks. The books in this post aren’t untruthful in any way, they just tell dramatic stories that, if they were fiction, you might find hard to believe.  These stories have all the elements of fiction — character development,…

Nonfiction November: My Year in Reading Nonfiction

It’s Nonfiction November, a five-week event of discussions on everything related to nonfiction. This week’s prompt, hosted by What’s Nonfiction, is about looking back at our year of reading nonfiction.  What was our favorite read, what did we recommend most often, and which topics were we drawn to?  I’ve read 15 nonfiction books so far this…

Top Ten Online Book Resources

This week’s Top Ten Tuesday topic (hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl) is our favorite online book resources, which is something I have lots of opinions about. Sites for book tracking, reviewing, and recommendations.  This year I started using The StoryGraph in addition to Goodreads.  At the moment I’m still using both, but I hope…

Books on My Fall TBR List

This week’s Top Ten Tuesday, hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl, is the list of books on my fall to-be-read list. I felt really good about my summer TBR list, so I’ve decided to go back to planning my reading a bit more. The first are three books I’ve already started (maybe they don’t really…

My 20 Books of Summer

I’ve generally been avoiding reading lists lately, except for this one. I love everything about summer, including thinking about what I want to read. Cathy’s 20 Books of Summer challenge is simple — it’s just a list of 20 books we plan to read over the next three months. This is coming in a bit…