Welcome to week 4 of Nonfiction November! I don’t know about you, but for me, the month has gone by faster than I would have believed possible. I’ve loved seeing everyone’s discussions and nonfiction reviews and I hope you’ve all been having a good time too. This week, we’re going to share the nonfiction books we’ve discovered through other blogger’s posts this month and hopefully set ourselves up for some more great nonfiction throughout the next year. This week’s topic is: New to My TBR: 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! Here are some of the books I’ve discovered:
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I received a free trial of Anne Knows Books in exchange for my feedback and honest review.
When I was invited to a free trial of Anne Knows Books, I was intrigued. The idea of having someone take the time to learn your tastes in books and recommend books for you personally seemed very fun and kind of decadent to me. Honestly, it’s not a service I would have tried had I not been offered a free trial. I have a very hard time saying no to ARCs, so I typically accept as many as I can, which means paying to have another book to read every month didn’t sound like something I needed. However, I enjoyed the service enough that I’d like to share it with you since I think some of you might really enjoy it.
As you may or may not have noticed, things have been a bit slow around the blog lately. That’s because for the last two weeks, I’ve been in the Philippines and Thailand! The picture above is the view from the front of the International Rice Research Institute, which I visited for about one week to do research with some collaborators. It was very hot (100F and felt like 113F one day!) and very humid, but incredibly beautiful. Continue reading
Well folks, the votes are in and it was a close one! So close in fact, that we thought it would be fun to do read-alongs of the top two books, since both got a lot of votes. I was most excited for Cleopatra, so I’ll be hosting this read-along with the lovely Becca from I’m Lost In Books. Kim (Sophisticated Dorkiness) and Leslie (Regular Ruminations) were both most excited about The Restless Sleep, so they’ll be hosting that read-along. Continue reading
Trying to figure which books you have to request or put on hold at your library now? Tamara from Traveling With T and I are here to help! Every three months, we’ll share the books we’re most looking forward too in the next quarter, which means that today it’s time to share our top picks from October to December. Whether you love nonfiction or romance, literary fiction or cozy mysteries, we’ve got you covered! Continue reading