Read My Name – a 2019 Reading Challenge

I hosted a version of this challenge WAAAYYYYYY back in the late 2000s. I decided to bring it back. Please note: Although this blog is a nonfiction blog, this challenge is for fiction as well as nonfiction. GOAL: Read books with your first, middle or last name as an author name, character name, place name… Read More »

I’m Participating in the Short-A-Thon #shortathon18

Two bloggers had a great idea to make a short-a-thon – a readathon where you read your short books. From Dec 21 to Dec 31 we will read all our short books, thus getting them out of the way and encouraging reading during the holiday season. Here is a list of the books I’ll be… Read More »

I’m #5 of the Top 25 Nonfiction Blogs

Blog awards are subjective and sometimes created to bring attention to the award giver but I don’t care, I’m happy about this award. Feedspot gathered the Top 25 Nonfiction Blogs and I made #5! These blogs combine those writing for nonfiction authors/writers and other nonfiction book bloggers like me (yay them!) Go check out the… Read More »

November 2018 Monthly Wrap-Up

I haven’t done a monthly wrap up in a while but I’d like to start doing them again. November Monthly Wrap-Up So.. the month of November is the month I decided to go back to being a part of the book blogging community instead of just doing book reviews. I missed you guys! Books I… Read More »

The Absence of Fiction

This blog is for nonfiction reviews only but it didn’t start out that way. I reviewed all kinds of fiction, mostly picture books and YA fiction because that’s what I preferred. Somewhere along the way I stopped reading fiction (except picture books to my kids) and decided to make the blog nonfiction only. I decided… Read More »

Learn Something New 2019 Reading Challenge #LSNReadingChallenge

The reason I love nonfiction books so much is because I can learn so many things. Whether you are learning to knit, or fix cars, or ideas for parenting, or how to play guitar, nonfiction books can help you do it. This reading challenge is simple but fun, just how I like my reading challenges.… Read More »

Have Your Reading Tastes Changed?

Everyone likes different types of books whether it be political nonfiction or YA fantasy or historical fiction. But have you always loved what you loved? Did you like something different before as well? Is it normal to change reading tastes? This is what I’ve been thinking about lately. Have Your Reading Tastes Changed? This is… Read More »