10 Nonfiction Books I Can’t Shut Up About

Have you ever read a book you could not stop talking about? Even when it annoys all of your friends and family? That’s me. The worst culprit: nonfiction books. Because how can you resist sharing cool dinosaur facts? Since it is Nonfiction November, I thought I’d talk about the ten nonfiction books I can’t stop […]

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5 Fascinating Things I Learned from Reading Nonfiction This Year

It’s Nonfiction November, which means it is time to read ALL THE NONFICTION. Or at least listen to me talk about nonfiction all month (I have to annoy someone other than my coworkers with all the weird facts I learn). This year, I have read a lot of nonfiction books. And I have learned a […]

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Audiobook of the Month | October

I really enjoy listening to nonfiction as audiobooks. They’re easier to get through for me, probably because they force me to slow down and pay more attention – which is kind of important if you want to retain information. This month, I decided to listen to a memoir that has been on my TBR for […]

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Book Review | Vanity Fair’s Women on Women

I read A LOT. But I rarely read magazines. Mostly an article here or there if something catches my eye (probably on Twitter). And while I do occasionally read Vanity Fair articles, I don’t think I’ve ever read any of their profiles. Until now. Because I picked up their collection of profiles of great women, […]

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Book Review | Toil & Trouble

I have been a fan of Augusten Burroughs since I was seventeen and read Running with Scissors. Including that one, I have read five of his memiors (Magical Thinking, Possible Side Effects, The Wolf at the Table, and You Better Not Cry, in case you were wondering), plus his novel, Sellevision. And I have really […]

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Audiobook of the Month | September

Fall is the best season for reading. It’s cool and cozy and there is tea and pumpkin things. And I am so excited that it’s finally here (even though the weather hasn’t caught up yet. And this week, I realized that nothing makes my commute to work nicer than listening to an audiobook and appreciating […]

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Book Review | Barnum: An American Life

P. T. Barnum is as quintessentially American as Cornelius Vanderbilt or Andrew Carnegie. Most of us grew up at least being able to recognize the Barnum & Bailey’s animal crackers box or listening to ads for the circus on the television or radio a hundred years after P. T. Barnum actually lived. He is an […]

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