Be The Expert/Ask the Expert/Become the Expert (hosted by Katie at Doing Dewey): 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 … Continue reading Grief: Be the Expert, Ask the Expert, Become the Expert
This week's prompt for Nonfiction November is Book Pairing (hosted by Sarah of Sarah’s Book Shelves)! This week, I'm pairing up a nonfiction book with a fiction title. Sometimes it's fun to read a book and then dive a little bit deeper into the reality that inspired that content! This may be one of … Continue reading Fiction + Nonfiction Book Pairings
November TBR (aka: Hopefuls): What should I read first?
It's #NonficNov! I'm joining in with the nonfiction fun set up by: Katie of Doing Dewey, Julz of Julz Reads, Rennie of What's Nonfiction?, Sarah of Sarah's Book Shelves, and Leann of Shelf Aware. This week, I'm looking back on My Year in Nonfiction (host: Julz of Julz Reads). Here is a list of some of … Continue reading My Year in Nonfiction
The thing I loved about this book the most was the atmospheric writing. I was immediately transported to a magical place full of wonders my mind could hardly fathom. Morgenstern is so descriptive that I could see the circus so vividly, it felt like I was watching a movie. I’m not sure I’ve ever read … Continue reading 6 Books to Read if You Liked The Night Circus
Another month, another TBR! *** Talking To Strangers: What We Should Know About the People We Don't Know by Malcolm Gladwell (Little Brown) - Pub Date: September 10, 2019 I listened to Gladwell on The Bill Simmons Podcast (thank you, Sarah, for the recommendation) and immediately moved this book up on my TBR. The Sweetest Fruits … Continue reading October TBR (aka: Hopefuls)
The phone pulled me from my sleep at 6:15 am. Not totally with it, I answered the phone and heard the voice of my friend: "Get up! Turn on the tv! A plane hit the World Trade Center!" As we watched the smoke rise to the sky, we were under the assumption that this was … Continue reading Remembering 9/11: 18 Years Later