Non-Fiction Friday


Non-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

  • I enjoyed this list of non-fiction on strange topics, including Stiff by Mary Roach, which I’ve heard great things about
  • This eShorts seem like an interesting new way of publishing non-fiction
  • I liked this list of non-fiction recommendations too, but I mostly thought it was awesome that these librarians are giving personalized recommendations!
  • It also reminded me of Kim at Sophisticated Dorkiness‘s new feature – the Non-Fiction Recommendation Engine – in which she also shares fantastic personalized recommendations.
  • Out of the three Andrew Carnegie Medal Non-Fiction nominees, I’ve only read Five Days At Memorial
  • and the exciting non-fiction being published this week includes:
    • The Little Girl Who Fought the Great Depression: Shirley Temple and 1930s America
    • Signed, Sealed, Delivered: Celebrating the Joys of Letter Writing
    • The Object Parade: Essays
    • Home Sweet Anywhere: How We Sold Our House, Created a New Life, and Saw the World



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12 Responses to Non-Fiction Friday

  1. tanya

    I finally have another non fiction link for you and I loved it. It’s about the lives of normal people living in Cuba. Great read.
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  2. C.J. @ ebookclassics

    I liked the list of non-fiction on strange topics. I read Eat Shoots and Leaves ages ago. I’ve heard good things about Stiff, but wonder if it’s kinda gross.
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    • I feel that way about all of Mary Roach’s books! Some of the other topics she tackles include digestion and sex, both topics which seem like they could involve some oversharing. I’ve only read good reviews though :)

  3. Katie @ Words for Worms

    Dude, I FINALLY read some nonfiction!!! Wahoo! Now I can play along!
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  4. Sophie

    The weird reads list is pretty cool, and I’ve actually heard of (and am excited about reading) most of these books. I don’t know what that says about me, haha. I have Eats, Shoots & Leaves sitting on my desk right now… so many books, so little time!

    The personalized reading lists from Denver Public Library and Kim are great! And I haven’t read any of the Andrew Carnegie Medal nominees, be it fiction or non-fiction, but I’m interested in reading On Paper and Five Days at Memorial at some point. I know Five Days at Memorial was very popular during Nonfiction November last year, so I’m hoping to get to it soon.
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    • I’d only heard of Stiff and Eats, Shoots & Leaves, but I thought they all sounded interesting! Nothing wrong with liking non-fiction on esoteric topics in my opinion, but I’m probably biased :) I liked Five Days at Memorial pretty well and I loved Nonfiction November. Hopefully that will happen again this year.

  5. Monika @ Lovely Bookshelf

    I love your Non-Fiction Friday posts. I get lost in your links. It’s like a rabbit trail of the internet made just for me! :)
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  6. Tamara

    Finally, finally, FINALLY have some nonfiction links so I can play along with your link-up! So excited…. And gasp- I’ll have one for this Friday, too!
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