Nonfiction November is Coming!

Apologies for the slightly later-than-unusual announcement this year, but: life. Little delay aside, I’ve got the very best news: Nonfiction November is happening again this year!

We not only have some wonderful new nonfiction-loving hosts to introduce, but we have a new topic plus five whole weeks planned this year. Not to mention all-new Instagram prompts and giveaways. Are you excited yet? I am so, so excited!

Here’s the calendar, with the topic and linky for your posts going up on Monday of that week at the host’s blog:

Week 1: (November 1-5) – Your Year in Nonfiction with Rennie at What’s Nonfiction: Take a look back at your year of nonfiction and reflect on the following questions – What was your favorite nonfiction read of the year? Do you have a particular topic you’ve been attracted to more this year? What nonfiction book have you recommended the most? What are you hoping to get out of participating in Nonfiction November?  

Week 2: (November 8-12) – Book Pairing with Katie at Doing Dewey: 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. Maybe it’s a historical novel and you’d like to get the real history by reading a nonfiction version of the story. 

Week 3: (November 15-19) – Be The Expert/ Ask the Expert/ Become the Expert with Veronica at The Thousand Book Project: Three ways to join in this week! You can either share 3 or more books on a single topic that you have read and can recommend (be the expert), you can put the call out for good nonfiction on a specific topic that you have been dying to read (ask the expert), or you can create your own list of books on a topic that you’d like to read (become the expert). 

Week 4: (November 22-26) – Stranger Than Fiction with Christopher at Plucked from the Stacks: This week we’re focusing on all the great nonfiction books that *almost* don’t seem real. A sports biography involving overcoming massive obstacles, a profile on a bizarre scam, a look into the natural wonders in our world—basically, if it makes your jaw drop, you can highlight it for this week’s topic.

Week 5: (November 29-December 3) — New to My TBR with Jaymi at The OC Bookgirl: It’s been a month full of amazing nonfiction books! Which ones have made it onto your TBR? Be sure to link back to the original blogger who posted about that book! 

We’ve got a fantastic folder of graphics to choose from and use for your posts – access them here: https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1tD_-4IglUKdzzGeVTWBZYEESEr1y7h1M

Instagram Nonfiction Book Party – Photo Challenge & Giveaway
This year we’re excited to have a new host for our Instagram friends with giveaways, daily photo challenges and more! Jaymi at @theocbookgirl is running the monthlong Instagram festivities.

If you’re interested in participating in Nonfiction November on your blog and on Instagram, check Jaymi’s page at http://www.instagram.com/theocbookgirl for all the details.

Here’s the calendar for the Instagram photo challenges:

Jaymi will be doing giveaways and prize packs under the hashtag #NonfictionBookParty, so make sure to get in on that if you’re on Instagram!

Are you planning on participating this year? I sure hope so!

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