Tag: Nonfiction November

Nonfiction November: Be the Expert

Posted November 15, 2020 by Lory in events / 26 Comments
Nonfiction November: Be the Expert

Hosted by Rennie of What’s Nonfiction), there are three ways to join in Nonfiction November this week! You can either share 3 or more books on a single topic that you have read and can recommend (be the expert), you can put the call out for good nonfiction on a specific topic that you have […]

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Should memoirs be considered fiction?

Posted November 11, 2020 by Lory in discussions / 23 Comments
Should memoirs be considered fiction?

  I remember how it rocked my world when a New Yorker article showed that Madeleine L’Engle’s portrayal of her life and family in her Crosswicks journals was more of a fictional construct. Since then I’m cautious about assigning factual truth to memoirs, but I tend to give the authors some leeway. Goodness knows, if […]

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Nonfiction November: Book Pairing

Posted November 8, 2020 by Lory in events / 19 Comments
Nonfiction November: Book Pairing

This week’s Nonfiction November topic is Book Pairing (hosted by Julz of Julz Reads): This week, pair up a nonfiction book with a fiction title. It can be a “If you loved this book, read this!” or just two titles that you think would go well together. Maybe it’s a historical novel and you’d like to […]

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Nonfiction November: My Year in Nonfiction

Posted November 3, 2020 by Lory in events / 30 Comments
Nonfiction November: My Year in Nonfiction

Hooray, it’s Nonfiction November! This is a yearly event that a lot of us look forward to. The topic this week is Your Year in Nonfiction, hosted by Leann of Shelf Aware: Take a look back at your year of nonfiction and reflect on the following questions – What was your favorite nonfiction read of the […]

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Nonfiction November: Book Pairing

Posted November 6, 2019 by Lory in events / 12 Comments
Nonfiction November: Book Pairing

Hooray, it’s Nonfiction November, one of my favorite blog events! Click on the link for a complete schedule. This week’s topic is “Book Pairings,” hosted by Sarah’s Book Shelves — pair up a fiction and nonfiction book you’ve read, that are linked in some way. I did not have to look far to find a […]

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How should fiction and nonfiction mix?

Posted November 18, 2018 by Lory in discussions / 41 Comments
How should fiction and nonfiction mix?

This week’s Nonfiction November topic, hosted by Rennie of What’s Nonfiction, is Reads Like Fiction. Nonfiction books often get praised for how they stack up to fiction. Does it matter to you whether nonfiction reads like a novel? If it does, what gives it that fiction-like feeling? Does it depend on the topic, the writing, […]

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Nonfiction November: Fiction/Nonfiction pairing

Posted November 7, 2018 by Lory in events / 28 Comments
Nonfiction November: Fiction/Nonfiction pairing

Welcome to Nonfiction November! This week’s topic is one of my favorites; I find it great fun to look back at my fiction and nonfiction reading and see which titles go together, out of a seemingly random assemblage of books. I have three pairings for you this year. If you have a post, please let […]

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Nonfiction November wrap-up: New to My TBR

Posted December 1, 2017 by Lory in events / 6 Comments
Nonfiction November wrap-up: New to My TBR

It’s been a veritable feast of nonfiction books this month! Thank you to everyone who has made this such an amazing event once more. Here’s a roundup of those who shared their new TBR additions this week. (Sorry about the linky problems everybody — I’m not sure what happened, but most links seemed to come […]

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Nonfiction November: New To My TBR

Posted November 27, 2017 by Lory in events / 49 Comments
Nonfiction November: New To My TBR

It’s my pleasure to host this final week of Nonfiction November, with the topic New To My TBR: It’s been a month full of amazing nonfiction books! Which ones have made it onto your TBR? Be sure to link back to the original blogger who posted about that book! I’ve gone through every link from […]

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What makes a nonfiction favorite?

Posted November 19, 2017 by Lory in discussions / 40 Comments
What makes a nonfiction favorite?

This week’s topic for Nonfiction November, hosted by Katie of Doing Dewey, is 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? Are there particular […]

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