I'm thrilled to be your host this week for Nonfiction November Week 2: Book pairings! This used to be my least favorite week since I don't read fiction anymore. Once I started hosting, out of necessity I began pairing nonfiction books and podcasts, and this year tweaked the prompt a bit to give you some... Continue Reading →
Nonfiction November is Coming!
It's the most wonderful time of year again! Time to celebrate stories filled with facts and footnotes, truth being stranger than fiction, and very, very long subtitles. That's right: Nonfiction November is coming! Here's the lineup for this year: Week 1: (Oct 31-Nov 4) – Your Year in Nonfiction: Take a look back at your... Continue Reading →
Nonfiction November Week 5: New to My TBR
Last week of Nonfiction November already? Say it ain't so but it is in fact so! Jaymi is our host this week and here's our prompt: 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... Continue Reading →
Nonfiction November Week 4: Stranger Than Fiction
Nonfiction November continues to fly by! I've been very excited for this week's prompt, courtesy of Christopher at Plucked from the Stacks: 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... Continue Reading →
Nonfiction November Week 1: Your Year in Nonfiction
Hello and welcome: Happy first day of Nonfiction November! I'm your host this week for the kickoff, and I could not be more thrilled. Here's our topic: 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... Continue Reading →
Used Books from SecondSale.com + Discount + Giveaway!
If you've been reading here awhile, you know I never push any products on readers (except really good books). So I promise it's something I recommend highly if I'm promoting it. You also may also know how much I love used books. I like the idea of recycling them, and I appreciate being able to... Continue Reading →
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... Continue Reading →
Nonfiction November Wrap-Up
To end Nonfiction November this year, Julie, Katie and I recorded an episode of Leann's Shelf Aware podcast. We talked Nonfiction November history, reading preferences, and a bunch of other stuff. It was so much fun to get to chat about books with my fellow hosts and I hope it's fun to listen to! I... Continue Reading →
Nonfiction November Week 4: New to My TBR
Yet again, Nonfiction November flies by and here we are in the last week already. It's been such a bright spot for me this year, and I hope for everyone who participated too! Our host this week is Katie @ Doing Dewey, and here's the prompt: New to My TBR : It’s been a month... Continue Reading →
Nonfiction November Week 2: Book / Podcast Pairing
I had such grand plans for pairing week, a Nonfiction November favorite, this year. But then, as you already know, 2020 happened, and for some reason I was barely even listening to podcasts, so that went out the window. A reminder of this week's prompt, hosted by Julie @ Julz Reads: This week, pair up... Continue Reading →
Medical Nonfiction for Lay Readers
There was a time I didn't want to read one word about bodies or medicine, but maybe because of developing chronic health issues myself, or again living in the US uninsured, but as I mentioned in my first Nonfiction November post, I've been drawn to medical-related nonfiction lately. Here are three targeted at lay readers... Continue Reading →
Nonfiction November Week 1: Year in Nonfiction
Happy first (second? what is time?) day of Nonfiction November! I'm even more excited than usual to celebrate nonfiction right now, mainly because 2020 hasn't been a spectacular reading year for me (in addition to every other reason it's been the worst, obviously). My attention has been spread unusually thin and my reading is basically... Continue Reading →