Non-Fiction Friday

NonFictionFriday2Non-Fiction Friday is a link-up where you can find all of the awesome non-fiction happenings of the week. Be sure to link-up your non-fiction posts too!

Non-Fiction News and Resources

  • Goodreads is always having a ton of giveaways and they conveniently let you sort them by genre. Here are the non-fiction giveaways.
  • On a less non-fiction related note, goodreads also has a pretty cool feature where you can browse books based on setting or year published
  • EarlyWord has a list of 5 Titles You Need to Know Next Week, non-fiction books they think will definitely be best sellers
  • An interesting little article about the author overcoming her bias against non-fiction
  • Non-fiction titles coming out next week which I’m excited for include:
    • Bolivar: American Liberator
    • Lean In: For Graduates
    • Year of No Sugar: A Memoir
    • Regenesis: How Synthetic Biology Will Reinvent Nature and Ourselves
    • The Galapagos: A Natural History



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9 Responses to Non-Fiction Friday

  1. Jennifer @ The Relentless Reader

    Thank you for this post! :D I usually read a lot of nonfiction but I haven’t so far in ’14. I need all the help I can get!
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    • I love non-fiction, but fiction gets so much hype on other blogs, I definitely have to work to fit it in sometimes! I hope you find some great non-fiction to read this year :)

  2. Sophie

    I love those Goodreads features too! And I actually didn’t know that you can search giveaways by tags, so thanks for sharing! :) I’m reading Year of No Sugar right now and liking it so far. Regenesis sounds pretty cool, but scares me a little bit, haha.
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    • I think Year of No Sugar sounds fascinating, but possibly also overwhelming! From the book description, it seems as though a lot more of our food contains sugar than just the desserts so cutting it entirely could be very difficult. I actually work on a DNA binding protein which could be used for synthetic biology applications so Regenesis sounded like a perfect read for me :)

  3. C.J.

    Thanks for sharing the EarlyWord website. I’m going to bookmark it because I love book previews.
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  4. TracyK

    How did you find those features at Goodreads? I love the one for settings especially.
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    • That’s a good question! I think I heard about them from two different bloggers, but I can’t remember who or I would have credited them in the post. I probably bookmarked them over a year ago and didn’t keep track of how I originally got there. Thanks for adding a link! I love books about books :)

  5. TracyK

    I added a link. The book is about fiction, but it is a mystery reference book… that I loved.
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