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Hello hello! This week's host for Nonfiction November isKatie at Doing Dewey, who is encouraging us to talk about Nonfiction Favorites:  We’ve talked about how you pick nonfiction books in previous years, but this week I’m excited to talk about what makes a book you’ve read one of your favorites. Is the topic pretty much all that matters? [...]

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Nonfiction November Week 3 Wrap-Up

You guys, I had such a good time reading all the posts for this week's Nonfiction November prompt, Be the Expert/Ask the Expert/Become the Expert. I'm sorry this wrap up is getting published so late, I had a crazy week and just finished commenting on the last post a few minutes ago. Here are the [...]

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Because putting together book lists is my favorite thing – I’m really excited to be hosting this week’s topic of Nonfiction November – Be the Expert/Ask the Expert/Become the Expert: Three ways to join in this week! You can either share three or more books on a single topic that you have read and can [...]

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The first week of Nonfiction November was so much fun. I didn't get to read all of the posts because of some life constraints, but the ones I did get to read were great. Thanks to everyone who has participated so far! The second weekly prompt for Nonfiction November is Book Pairing, hosted by Sarah [...]

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Nonfiction November is here! It feels a bit like the month snuck up on me, but Minnesota got our first snow of the season and I switched to my flannel sheets, so I guess that's where we are with the year. The first weekly prompt for Nonfiction November is Your Year in Nonfiction, and will be hosted [...]

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Who is getting excited for Nonfiction November! Something about knowing the event was on the horizon really kicked my nonfiction reading into gear this month -- more than half of what I've picked up in October has been nonfiction. It feels really good to be getting back into that groove. I'm also excited to share [...]

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Happy Fall 2017 Readathon!

This is a collection of my tweets, photos, blog posts and general updates from the Fall 2017 edition of Dewey's 24-Hour Readathon on Saturday, October 21.

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Dewey's 24-Hour Readathon is coming! The Readathon is probably my favorite day of the whole year. There's nothing more indulgent or nerdy that sitting down to read for an entire day with the rest of the bookish Internet. To get ready, I've been focusing on my five major strategies for Readathon success -- choosing short [...]

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Happy Sunday! A couple of weeks ago Jenny at Reading the End decided to launch a little project called Something on Sunday, a way to celebrate the little things in life and share some love for the things that matter most. She encouraged people to blog every Sunday "about something that kept you on your feet [...]

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Do you love November? Do you love nonfiction? Then consider joining Julie (JulzReads), Sarah (Sarah’s Book Shelves), Katie (Doing Dewey), Lory (Emerald City Book Review) and I for Nonfiction November, a month-long celebration of everything nonfiction. Before I get into the logistics and prompts, I hope you'll give me a little space for some reminiscing. [...]

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