Tag: Nonfiction

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 an important topic  to understand right now.  So here are some…

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.   Each week will be a topic hosted by a different blog. This…

2019 Reading Challenges

This year I’m going to avoid signing up for any new challenges, but will continue with the ones I enjoyed most last year. The TBR Pile Challenge, hosted by Roof Beam Reader, asks you to take 12 books, plus two alternates, that have been on your TBR list for over a year.  I often find…

Review: Awkward by Ty Tashiro

We think of awkwardness as something to make fun of, or maybe something to pity. It makes us uncomfortable.  This book looks at awkwardness in a different way, explaining what it is, why some of us have it, and how we can deal with it.  This book was really interesting because it explained a lot…

Review of Tell Me More by Kelly Corrigan

I picked up this book on NetGalley because I’m interested in improving my communication skills.  Corrigan’s book is exactly what it says it is: a book about twelve things that are important to learn but hard to say. I was particularly interested in the title, Tell Me More, because listening is a skill I’m working…

Nonfiction November: My Beloved World by Sonia Sotomayor

For anyone who is thinking about becoming a lawyer, or trying to make the most of their legal career, I highly recommend Sotomayor’s memoir. I also recommend it to anyone who simply wants to be inspired by this smart, caring, and dedicated woman. I picked up this book because Hillbilly Elegy got me thinking about…