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NonFiction November Week Three: The Expert

Week 3: (November 16-20) – Be The Expert/Ask the Expert/Become the Expert is hosted by Rennie @ What’s Nonfiction : 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… Continue reading NonFiction November Week Three: The Expert

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Nonfiction November: The Trauma Cleaner by Sarah Kransnostein

“The opposite of trauma is not the absence of trauma. The opposite of trauma is order, proportion. It is everything in its place. It is one long green couch in a sunlit corner, looking like it was built for the space and waiting for you. It is an act of wilful seeing, a conscious choice… Continue reading Nonfiction November: The Trauma Cleaner by Sarah Kransnostein

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NonFiction November: What If? by Randall Munroe

Randall Munroe's book reads like a conversation with an extraordinarily mature and brilliant, toddler. This book may be reminiscent of the never ending conversations kids have with every response being "But, why?" with the addition of ludicrous suggestions and high level science and math. SYNOPSIS Randall Munroe left NASA in 2005 to start up his… Continue reading NonFiction November: What If? by Randall Munroe

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Nonfiction November Week One

I am fairly bursting with excitement. I have been participating in NonFiction November since 2018. NonFiction November feels fairly explanatory but I can't quite articulate how much the other bloggers have altered my own nonfiction reading habits. The first year, I just dipped my toes in the nonfiction reading pool. In 2019 I did better… Continue reading Nonfiction November Week One

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The Power of Habits, Why We Do What We Do by Charles Duhigg

My interest in habits continues and so I went back to the book that started it all. The Power of Habits reminded me that I had the power to make my life infinitely easier by building around good habits. SYNOPSIS A young woman walks into a laboratory. Over the past two years, she has transformed… Continue reading The Power of Habits, Why We Do What We Do by Charles Duhigg

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NonFiction Friday: The Poison Squad by Deborah Blum

My favorite nonfiction writer is back with another book on poisons! The Poison Squad was slow to grab my attention but once it did I could not put it down. SYNOPSIS From Pulitzer Prize winner and New York Times-bestselling author Deborah Blum, the dramatic true story of how food was made safe in the United States and… Continue reading NonFiction Friday: The Poison Squad by Deborah Blum

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Nonfiction Friday: Code Girls by Liza Mundy

We called on them and relied on their intelligence and perseverance for the most vital code breaking work during World War II and then told them it was their patriotic duty to return home. This book had me mesmerized for every minute and only served to spurn my curiosity about the women codebreakers of WWII.… Continue reading Nonfiction Friday: Code Girls by Liza Mundy