Nonfiction Recommendation Engine

The Nonfiction Recommendation Engine is a semi-regular feature in which I offer personalized book recommendations based answers to a short list of questions. My real hope with the series is that other readers will jump in with recommendations in the comments, making each post a great resource for nonfiction reads.  One of my friends from high […]

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Life at my day job this week has been… strange, so I only have one recommendation to share today. But the request from Rhonda is a great one, so I’m excited to share it. Here’s what Rhonda is looking for: I read a lot of memoirs. I love fiction, but it has been a long time […]

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The Nonfiction Recommendation Engine is a semi-regular feature in which I offer personalized book recommendations based answers to a short list of questions. My real hope with the series is that other readers will jump in with recommendations in the comments, making each post a great resource for nonfiction reads. You can catch up with Part I, Part […]

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The Nonfiction Recommendation Engine is a semi-regular feature in which I offer personalized book recommendations based answers to a short list of questions. My real hope with the series is that other readers will jump in with recommendations in the comments, making each post a great resource for nonfiction reads. You can catch up with Part […]

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Hey, look! The Nonfiction Recommendation Engine is back, and this time with a snazzy new header. Thanks PicMonkey! With this feature, I ask readers to fill out a short list of questions that I’ll use to develop a couple of personalized book recommendations. But my real hope with the series is that other readers will jump in […]

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Many months ago, I tried to launch a feature that I, uncreatively, called the Nonfiction Recommendation Engine. Basically, I asked readers to fill out a short list of questions that I’d use to develop a couple of personalized book recommendations. The feature got a great response, but after two posts (Part I and Part II) […]

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A few months ago I started a new feature that I am (temporarily) calling the Sophisticated Dorkiness Nonfiction Recommendation. Readers fill out a short list of questions and I’ll use those answers to make some personalized recommendations. My real hope is that other blog readers will jump in and help out too, making each post a big […]

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Thank you to everyone who helped promote or decided to participate in my little nonfiction recommendation feature. I still haven’t thought of a name or a logo — pre-vacation brain can only handle so much — but I wanted to get the first recommendations up before everyone forgot about them. If you missed the introduction […]

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One of my favorite things about books is getting to offer recommendations. I’ve gotten to a point where I don’t take it personally if people don’t like books I suggest and instead take any misses as clues for how to be a better book pusher in the future. During Armchair BEA, I tried taking my […]

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