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 →

10 Upcoming Nonfiction Titles to Look For in 2022

Super late but better late than never when it comes to looking ahead to the year's new nonfiction, right? Right! Here's what's caught my eye in new and recent nonfiction releases: Longshot: The Inside Story of the Race for a COVID-19 Vaccine, by David Heath (January 18) - "Investigative journalist David Heath takes readers inside... Continue Reading →

21 New Release Favorites of 2021

Eking in at the veeeery last minute, I've compiled my new release favorites of 2021. Let's dive in! Unsurprisingly, nothing surpassed Elissa Washuta's White Magic for me. This memoir-in-essays is like nothing I've ever read before, although I've come across a lot of memoirs that attempt similar things less successfully. This uses a blend of... Continue Reading →

17 Favorites from the Backlist

It's the most wonderful time of the year: Christmas stresses are over and it's time for year-end favorites lists! I love dividing up my year's favorite books by new releases and backlist selections because it means I can include more books. Also, since my blogging has deteriorated into a truly awful state, I realized that... 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 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 →

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