Non-Fiction November – Week 1

 

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Nonfiction November is a month-long celebrating non-fiction books.

It is hosted by Julie (JulzReads), Sarah (Sarah’s Book Shelves), Katie (Doing Dewey), Rennie (What’s Nonfiction) . Each week, they’ll be a different prompt, with a different host.  

This week’s (Oct. 29 – Nov. 2) discussion is hosted by Julie @ Julz Reads
We are to look back on your NF reading this year:

Take a look back at your year of nonfiction and reflect on the following questions –

I was surprised when I pulled up my NF reads from Goodreads, to find that I had only read 9 NF books (altho I had read more NF children’s books) All but 2 I rated at 5*.

#NeverAgain by David Hogg

In Conclusion, Don’t Worry About It by Lauren Graham

The 57 Bus by Dashka Slater

Notes on a Nervous Planet by Matt Haig

Dear Ijeawele by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Heal Yourself With Journaling Power by Mari McCarthy

Design Your Next Chapter by Debbie Travis

Dear Fahrenheit 451 by Ann Spence

Anthony Bourdain Remembered by CNN

 

What was your favorite nonfiction read of the year?

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The 57 Bus and Anthony Bourdain Remembered.

 

Do you have a particular topic you’ve been attracted to more this year?

I seemed to be attracted to looking deeper inside – about hate, fear, memory, feminism.

 

What nonfiction book have you recommended the most?

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Notes on a Nervous Planet

 

What are you hoping to get out of participating in Nonfiction November?

This November, I hope to read more: memoirs and books about writing (as this is NaNoWriMo month as well)

 

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