Tag: Nonfiction

Review: Get Well Soon by Jennifer Wright

Your first reaction to reading a book about the history of infectious diseases might be “why would I want to read that right now?” But this book was fascinating. It was published in 2017, well before COVID, yet it has so much to say about people… Continue Reading “Review: Get Well Soon by Jennifer Wright”

My Year in Reading Challenges

At the beginning of 2020 I focused on four challenges: Read Harder, Reading Nonfiction, Reading Around the World, and reading books I already owned.  My goal in January was to keep things a little simpler.  And then 2020 happened. I ended up reading a… Continue Reading “My Year in Reading Challenges”

Nonfiction November: Books I’ve Added to My To-Be-Read List

This week’s host for Nonfiction November is Katie @ Doing Dewey, and it’s about the nonfiction titles we’ve added to our TBR list this month. Below I’m highlighting just a few of the books I hope to read. Here for It; Or How to Save… Continue Reading “Nonfiction November: Books I’ve Added to My To-Be-Read List”

Nonfiction November: Reading about Race

This week’s Nonfiction November prompt is hosted by Rennie @ What’s Nonfiction: Week 3: (November 16-20) – Be The Expert/Ask the Expert/Become the Expert: Three ways to join in this week! You can either share 3 or more books on a single topic that you have read… Continue Reading “Nonfiction November: Reading about Race”

Nonfiction November: Book Pairings

This week’s Nonfiction November prompt comes from Julie @ Julz Reads: This week, pair up a nonfiction book with a fiction title. It can be a “If you loved this book, read this!” or just two titles that you think would go well together. Dopesick… Continue Reading “Nonfiction November: Book Pairings”

Nonfiction November: My Year in Reading Nonfiction

This year I’m returning to Nonfiction November, one of my favorite blogging events. This event is hosted by Leann @ ShelfAware, Katie @ Doing Dewey, Julie @ Julz Reads,  and Rennie @ What’s Nonfiction to discuss our favorite nonfiction reads of the year. The first question comes from… Continue Reading “Nonfiction November: My Year in Reading Nonfiction”

Review: No Visible Bruises by Rachel Louise Snyder

I’m adding this book to my list of nonfiction books I wish everyone would read.  It addresses the many misconceptions about domestic violence, like: It’s a relationship issue, not a crime. It’s not that bad, or she would leave. He doesn’t seem like a… Continue Reading “Review: No Visible Bruises by Rachel Louise Snyder”

Best Reads of 2020, So Far

We’re a quarter of the way into the year — does anyone else feel like March has gone on forever?  I’ve been having trouble coming up with meaningful things to write about, so I thought I’d share some of my favorite books so far.… Continue Reading “Best Reads of 2020, So Far”

Reading Challenges in 2020

I had to think this year about how many challenges to take on.  Too many and you make reading too stressful.  And yet there are so many I’d like to participate in.  My husband “challenged” me to limit myself to three, which I’m not… Continue Reading “Reading Challenges in 2020”

Review: Maybe You Should Talk to Someone by Lori Gottlieb

It seems fitting to discuss a book about therapy the day after Thanksgiving, a holiday that raises so many complicated family issues — though hopefully yours was lovely!  This book has plenty of buzz already without my review, but I loved it.  It’s unlike… Continue Reading “Review: Maybe You Should Talk to Someone by Lori Gottlieb”

Nonfiction November: Books about the U.S. Immigration System

This week’s Nonfiction November topic is hosted by Katie at Doing Dewey, and the subject is to talk about nonfiction books on a specific topic (“Be the Expert/Ask the Experts/Become the Expert”).  I’ve been reading a lot this year about immigration, because it’s such… Continue Reading “Nonfiction November: Books about the U.S. Immigration System”

Nonfiction November: My Year in Nonfiction

This month is Nonfiction November, a celebration of all things nonfiction.  I’ve read some fantastic nonfiction this year and I’m proud of myself for reading more nonfiction than I used to.  I enjoy this event because I get so many good nonfiction recommendations for next year.  … Continue Reading “Nonfiction November: My Year in Nonfiction”

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