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Reading Nonfiction: Notice & Note Stances, Signposts, and Strategies | Robert E. Probst, Kylene Beers
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Visit www.heinemann.com/ReadingNonfiction for special previews, videos, and more. "When students recognize that nonfiction ought to challenge us, ought to slow us down and make us think, then they're more likely to become close readers." That means we need to help them question texts, authors, and, ultimately, their own thinking. No matter the content area, with Reading Nonfiction's classroom-tested suggestions, you'll lead kids toward skillful and responsible disciplinary literacy. Picking up where their smash hit Notice & Note left off, Kylene Beers and Bob Probst write: "Fiction invites us into the writer's imagined world; nonfiction intrudes into ours and purports to tell us something about it." This crucial difference increases the responsibility of the nonfiction reader, so Kylene and Bob have developed interlocking scaffolds that every student can use to go beyond a superficial reading: 3 essential questions that set students up for closer, more attentive readings of nonfiction texts 5 Notice & Note nonfiction signposts that cue kids to apply the skills and processes that sophisticated readers use instinctively 7 proven strategies readers can use to clear up confusions when the text gets tough. We all know the value of helping students define nonfiction and understand its text structures. Reading Nonfiction goes the next crucial step-helping kids challenge the claims of nonfiction authors, be challenged by them, and skillfully and rigorously make up their mind about purported truths.
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CoffeeK8
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I did the monthly non-fiction challenge last year and can‘t wait to do this one too! #nonfiction2019

Riveted_Reader_Melissa So glad you are continuing too! I‘ve really enjoyed our nonfiction reading! 9mo
CoffeeK8 @Riveted_Reader_Melissa me too, it really expands my reading 9mo
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tricours
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Ooh, a very nicely color coordinated collection of things! Very soothing. You‘ve got good taste @Kalalalatja ! (And I‘m glad you used ribbon, I can use it in my crafts projects!) #2018nonfictionbookexchange

britt_brooke Such pretty wrapping! 2y
Kalalalatja I‘m so glad you like it! ☺️ 2y
Smarkies I love the tags on the packages as well. 2y
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catiewithac
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1️⃣ Nonfiction usually history; Buddhism
2️⃣ Slinging sub sandwiches at Blimpie‘s
3️⃣ night shift med/surg charge nurse
4️⃣ nurse 4-ever 💉
5️⃣ cappuccino and then coffee ☕️
#manicmonday @JoScho

CatchMyBookBreath Oh wow -we are very similar ! Ok, I'm not a nurse but most of my friends are either medical staff or geeks. 1y
catiewithac @CatchMyBookBreath I‘m only on Litsy and GR. I‘m going full throttle on Skin In The Game right now. I‘ve been plodding thru Kyle Harper‘s The Fate of Rome on audiobook. What are you reading?? 1y
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Lacythebookworm
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I posted my #2018NFBE package yesterday! Delivery expected on Monday @inwhichHeikereadsharder 📦📚

heikemarie Yay! Can‘t wait! 2y
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tricours
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I‘ve received my parcel for #nonfictionbookexchange! From Denmark, so it hasn‘t traveled very far, but I‘m super excited about it 😁

Kalalalatja Yay, I‘m glad it reached you safely 👏 2y
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LeslieO
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It's on the way and should be there Friday. #2018NFBE #bookswap #can'twait

heikemarie Yay!! 2y
heikemarie Hey there!! Have you heard about this being opened? Or did you get a tracking number? 2y
LeslieO According to the USPS it arrived last Friday. But no posting about receiving or opening. 2y
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tricours
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I‘ve been a terrible Litten lately! I sent my #2018nonfictionbookexchange package yesterday but didn‘t manage to take a picture of it (it was a boring looking box anyway!). The inside stuff is ok though 😁

heikemarie Getting it out is what matters, let‘s keep our eyes peeled! 2y
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britt_brooke
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Look what arrived today - thanks so much @MallenNC !! 💚

#2018NFBS #2018nonfictionbookswap

MallenNC I'm so glad this arrived in plenty of time for the opening date! I somehow missed the notification when you posted this. Now we just have to count down the days! 2y
britt_brooke @MallenNC I had to hide so I wouldn‘t be tempted! 😆 2y
MallenNC @britt_brooke My swap came the other day and I had to put it somewhere I don't spend a lot of time. 2y
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Kalalalatja
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I have finally gotten these two books wrapped and ready to go with some bookish goodies. I will send them out this afternoon, and I‘m pretty sure they will get there in time 🤞 #2018nonfictionbookexchange #2018nfbe

CoffeeCatsBooks So pretty! 💕 2y
batsy So pretty! 2y
Cinfhen Beautiful❤️ 2y
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erzascarletbookgasm They‘re pretty! 💙 2y
Lizpixie I have been after that Alice bookmark since the beginning of the year! I have every one except that😍 2y
ephemeralwaltz Gorgeous wrapping!!😍😍 2y
ElishaLovesBooks Beautiful! I need to get better at wrapping AND pictures taking! 😂😊 2y
britt_brooke Pretty!! 2y
swishandflick LOVE that paper! 😍 2y
Kalalalatja @CoffeeCatsBooks @batsy @Cinfhen @erzascarletbookgasm @ephemeralwaltz @britt_brooke @swishandflick thanks lovelies 😘 @ElishaLovesBooks haha this was one of my better wrapping days and picture days. Some days, I can do none of it right 😂 @Lizpixie it is so cute! Another reason to buy a new book 😉 2y
LeahBergen They both sound good. 👍🏻 2y
Kalalalatja @LeahBergen I want to read both of them! It was hard letting them go 😄 2y
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BarbaraTheBibliophage
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Pretty darn sure this came from @britt_brooke ... am I right? Just 15 days to wait and to get mine sent out! #2018nonfictionbookexchange #2018nfbe

britt_brooke 🙋🏼‍♀️ You‘re good!! 2y
BarbaraTheBibliophage @britt_brooke Thanks in advance! 💓 2y
britt_brooke @BarbaraTheBibliophage You are very welcome! 💚 2y
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Smarkies
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It has arrived! Well, it arrived last night but waited till this morning for a non-shadowy picture.
Thank you @batsy !
Can't wait until 15 March so have put it in a corner of my room with the hopes of staving off my itchy fingers. 😂😂

@inwhichHeikereadsharder
#2018nonfictionbookexchange
#2018NFBE

RachelO 🎉🎉🎉😍Still admiring the stamps on mine! 2y
batsy Hooray! 😊🎉🎉🎉 2y
heikemarie Update - still unopened?! 😬 2y
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Smarkies @inwhichHeikereadsharder barely. I have put it at the corner of my room and am counting down days. 😂😂😂 2y
BookishMe Hi... I emailed you about directing the TBD order to you. Please confirm the address so I can proceed. Thanks 2y
Smarkies @BookishMe ok. Replied. 😁 2y
BookishMe @Smarkies 👌🏾thanks 👌🏾 2y
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LeahBergen
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It‘s here!!! 🎉🎉🎉 And now I‘m off to figure out who sent it. Thank you, #2018NFBE match! ❤️

#2018NonfictionBookExchange

LeahBergen Is it from you, @Chrissyreadit ? 😀 2y
LeahBergen @Chrissyreadit Yay!! Thank you! 😘 2y
heikemarie You‘re good! I wasn‘t telling 😶 2y
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britt_brooke
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Wrapped, packed up, and ready to go out tomorrow!

#2018NFBE #2018nonfictionbookexchange

Librariana That's lovely wrapping paper! I like the colors and patterns 😊 2y
britt_brooke @Librariana Thank you! It‘s from World Market. I love their gift wrap ... and pretty everything in the store, if I‘m honest. 😆 2y
Emily92Bibliophile LOVE The wrapping paper- I‘ll have to remember that next time 😊 2y
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britt_brooke @Emily92Bibliophile Thanks! They have tiny rolls of really beautiful stuff. The floral one almost feels like fabric. 😍 2y
ReviewsbytheMrs Such cute wrapping 💜 2y
LeahBergen Is it going to 🇨🇦?? 2y
ephemeralwaltz Gorgeous wrapping! 2y
Mdargusch So pretty! ❤️ 2y
Jess7 Love this wrapping paper!!! So pretty!! 😍😍 2y
britt_brooke @Jess7 Thanks! 💚 2y
heikemarie Sooo pretty! Yay! 2y
BarbaraTheBibliophage It‘s here!! It‘s here!! And now I want to open it and enjoy that gorgeous paper for two whole weeks. (During which time I‘ll be brainstorming how best to preserve and reuse it!) ❤️🧡❤️🧡❤️ 2y
britt_brooke @BarbaraTheBibliophage 😆👏🏻 Hope you‘ll like all the goodies! The pretty paper is from World Market (and is even lovelier in person; almost like fabric). I love that place! (edited) 2y
BarbaraTheBibliophage @britt_brooke It‘s probably a good thing we don‘t have a World Market near here! 2y
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Librarybelle
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I‘m so excited, @JoeStalksBeck ...it arrived today! I can‘t wait to open it on the 15th. Thank you!! #nonfictionbookexchange

JoeStalksBeck Yay!!!! 2y
LeahBergen Ooo! 👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻 2y
heikemarie Soooooon. Yay! 2y
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catiewithac
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Package is ready to be mailed 📦 for the #nonfictionbookswap #NFBE

Look out for a tracking number soon @REPollock

@inwhichHeikereadsharder

REPollock OMGGGGG yay! My first swap, I can‘t wait! ❤️📚 2y
catiewithac @REPollock tracking # 9505512008838055215758 2y
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Librarybelle
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Boxed up and ready for the post office, this #nonfictionbookexchange box will be heading to the US West Coast tomorrow. I apologize to my match for the terrible wrapping job, but I did have some assistance from an extremely curious kitten!

Thank you for organizing @inwhichHeikereadsharder !

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Kalalalatja
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I finally picked this exciting package up from the post office - sorry it took so long @PagesOfKate but now it is safe and sound with me 👏 and I must say, I admite how on top of things you are, although it does mean more waiting time for me 😄

#2018NonfictionBookExchange

PagesOfKate Great news! It's my first exchange on litsy so perhaps I was a little premature with my posting... and overzealous with the parcel tape! 2y
Kalalalatja @PagesOfKate you never know how long it takes when it has to travel to another country, so I get it. 😊 and you can never use too much tape 😄😄 2y
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LeahBergen
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My #2018NonfictionBookExchange parcel is heading to the post office tomorrow. 🎉🎉🎉

#2018NFBE

Melissa_J Man, do I ever want some of that paper 😍 2y
JoeStalksBeck That paper ! Omg! 2y
eanderson Love The wrapping paper! (edited) 2y
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RachelO You are SUPER organised! 😍 2y
Kalalalatja Great paper! 2y
TricksyTails 😍 Amazing paper!!! 2y
KellyHunsakerReads Please please please tell me where to buy that paper! 2y
erzascarletbookgasm Love that paper! 👍 2y
LeahBergen @Melissa_J @JoeStalksBeck @eanderson @Kalalalatja @TricksyTails @erzascarletbookgasm Isn‘t it great?? I kind of want to wallpaper a room in it. 😂😂 2y
LeahBergen @Hunsakermountain I‘m in Canada and I found it at a little independent bookshop in my neighbourhood. I love it (and need to buy more)! 2y
LeahBergen @RachelO Ha! I‘m sending it quite a distance so I wanted to get right on it. 😆 2y
JoeStalksBeck Oh I would definitely wall paper my room! 2y
Bengali.bookworm Pretty paper!!!!!!! ❤️❤️❤️ 2y
britt_brooke That paper!!!!! 🤗 2y
Smarkies That paper is to die for! 2y
heikemarie Wonderful! And I agree that paper rocks!! 2y
Reviewsbylola That‘s amazing. ♥️ 2y
iread2much Best book themed paper I‘ve ever seen! 2y
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Simona
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For my match in #2018nonfictiobookexchange #2018NFBE - I just updated my nonfiction shelf with the books that I own. https://www.goodreads.com/review/list/11699787?shelf=nonfiction-in-my-library
Have fun with the researching 😘

BookishMe Wow! What a range of titles... You're quite a fan of Bill Bryson, aren't you ;)) 2y
Simona @BookishMe I haven‘t read all of them yet, but I can say from books that I had read, that I like very much his humorous style. 😁 2y
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Moray_Reads
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Thank you so much to @inwhichHeikereadsharder for setting up the #2018nonfictionbookexchange. And to my match, I don't own any of the nonfiction books on my Litsy to read shelf and there's more inspiration on my Goodreads nonfiction tbr shelf http://bit.ly/2DA1iyt

Sarah83 Great hat 😍 2y
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RachelO
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Well, I got all of a week into 2018 before signing up for a swap. Following @LitsySwaps finally pushed me over!

Details at Https://goo.gl/8keX1y

or check @inwhichHeikereadsharder 's page. (Thanks for organising this!)

So excited to do this one - one of rhe joys of Litsy has been meeting nonfiction readers. My nf reading has exploded being here!
#2018nonfictionbookexchange

heikemarie Glad you‘re excited, me too! Thanks for reposting!! 2y
LeahBergen I couldn‘t resist this one! 2y
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LitsySwaps
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heikemarie Thanks for the signal boost! 2y
LitsySwaps No problem @inwhichHeikereadsharder Happy to help! 2y
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guinsgirlreads
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I just have to sign up for all of these exchanges! Check this one out by @inwhichHeikereadsharder ! 🥂❤️

heikemarie 💜💜💜 awesome! So glad you‘ll be joining and thanks for sharing! 2y
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WarpedSweetness
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Another awesome exchange happening!

@inwhichHeikereadsharder #2018nonfictionbookexchange

heikemarie Woohoo! Can‘t wait!! 2y
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britt_brooke
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I could not pass up this exchange. 👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻 Thanks @inwhichHeikereadsharder for putting this together! Head over to her page for details. #2018nonfictionbookexchange

ptkpepe98 I am so tempted, and at the same time, my cup runneth over. I don't want to disappoint. I continue to think about this one.... 2y
heikemarie @ptkpepe98 I really hear you, and don‘t want to pressure you! I will say that there is an option to do the swap for 1-2 books only, 1-2 books with goodies, and an option for 3-5. That way if you‘re looking for minimal monetary and time investment, you can still enjoy the swap! 2y
heikemarie Thanks for posting, @britt_brooke I am super excited!! 2y
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britt_brooke @inwhichHeikereadsharder Such a wonderful idea. 💚 2y
LeahBergen I‘m in, too! 👏🏻 2y
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REPollock
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My first Litsy swap! Can‘t wait! I signed up for the #2018nonfictionbookexchange just now!Check out @inwhichHeikereadsharder's page for more details; the sign-up link is here https://docs.google.com/forms/d/182BvjmlgqF4UJN3DHSNZ2JWYY282GsZSQBbXNV3cP3s/vie... I really appreciate that there's several levels of participation!

heikemarie Yay!! Thanks for posting! 2y
catiewithac I joined this one too!!! 2y
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batsy
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I signed up for the #2018nonfictionbookexchange earlier today and you should too if you like reading various kinds of nonfiction ☺️ Check out @inwhichHeikereadsharder's page for more details; the sign-up link is here https://docs.google.com/forms/d/182BvjmlgqF4UJN3DHSNZ2JWYY282GsZSQBbXNV3cP3s/vie... I really appreciate that there's several levels of participation depending on what you're most comfortable with.

Kalalalatja I liked the different levels too! Such a great way to do it 👍 2y
LeahBergen I signed up, too! 👍🏻 2y
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batsy @LeahBergen Yay! 👍 2y
britt_brooke I‘m so happy you posted this because I had totally missed it. Just signed up! 2y
batsy @britt_brooke Yay, so glad to hear that! 2y
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tricours
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I wasn‘t going to sign up for any exchanges this year, but this one was too interesting to say no to! I really do like non-fiction, so this is exciting! #2018nonfictionbookexchange

julesG They are so tempting, these swaps. This one is, too, but I will only do one per quarter at the most. 2y
MatchlessMarie I‘ll be interestedly lurking on open day at everyone‘s picks! I‘m not allowed any more swaps till I get half way through the stacks I acquired from last years swaps. 😆 2y
britt_brooke I was going to wait a bit on exchanges, but I couldn‘t pass this up either! 2y
heikemarie You gotta choose the ones that call to you, and I‘m excited to do this one with y‘all!! 2y
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BeckyK
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I‘ve now signed up to my 2nd book swap 😍 yay! I can‘t wait to read more non-fiction!! 😊🎉 #2018nonfictionbookexchange

iread2much Yay! I love non-fiction! What kind of scientist are you? I‘m an information scientist 👩🏽‍🔬 (and a librarian) 2y
BeckyK @iread2much I‘m really looking forward to reading more non-fiction! 😊 I‘m a Biomedical Scientist in a Histopathology lab! Yours is so much better! 😊 2y
LeahBergen 👏🏻👏🏻 2y
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BeckyK @LeahBergen Thanks to you 😊 2y
batsy Oh, I was looking for this swap because I remember seeing it one day while scrolling through really fast. Thank you! This sounds great. 2y
heikemarie Thanks for posting and thanks @LeahBergen for the plug! @batsy , sign ups run until 1/19 hope you‘ll join us! 2y
batsy @inwhichHeikereadsharder Thank you, I'm gonna try! I really appreciate that you have different participation levels ☺️ 2y
iread2much @Beckykearns that sounds fascinating! My previous job (I recently moved into academia) was in a hospital system so it‘s always nice to find people to talk to who aren‘t grossed out by this kind of stuff at the dinner table. 😄 2y
BeckyK @batsy Yay! 😊 2y
BeckyK @iread2much Haha I can sympathise 😊 my boyfriend will ask about my day but then regret it 🙈 2y
iread2much @Beckykearns yeah, my husband is actually pretty good, but many of my friends not in the Health Sciences would just look at me all dumbfounded and grossed out 😂 2y
BeckyK @iread2much Exactly 😂 I find it quite funny! 2y
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heikemarie
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Just a reminder that signups for the #2018nonfictionbookexchange are open! Great people and great books, what could be better?! Sign ups for the 2018 Nonfiction Book Exchange! - https://goo.gl/8keX1y Share widely so everyone can get in on the fun!

Kalalalatja Do you have a sign up link? ☺️ 2y
heikemarie @Kalalalatja just added it!! https://goo.gl/8keX1y (Morning brain!!) 2y
Lacythebookworm Definitely want to join this one! 2y
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4thhouseontheleft Definitely interested in this one! 2y
Kalalalatja Awesome! I just signed up 👍 2y
BookwormAHN I signed up 😸 2y
heikemarie @Kalalalatja @BookwormAHN Yay!! It‘s shaping up to be a good one! 2y
heikemarie @Lacythebookworm @4thhouseontheleft Do itttttt all the cool kids are!!! 😬 2y
BeckyK I‘ve been trying to read more non fiction and desperate to join more book swaps so this is perfect! 😊 2y
BeckyK Signed up! :) 2y
heikemarie @Beckykearns Perfect!! I feel like a lot of@folks have “more nonfiction” on their resolution lists this year too. So excited you could join us! 2y
BeckyK @inwhichHeikereadsharder I‘ve noticed that too! Thank you, I‘m excited!! :) 2y
Annl @inwhichHeikereadsharder I filled out my form for the nonfiction exchange and wanted to check I would do any shipping. I accidentally checked something else. Sorry and thanks for doing this. I am excited about this exchange! 2y
heikemarie @Annl no worries! I changed it. 2y
ReadingRover My finger is hovering precariously over the link for this 😝 I‘ve done so many swaps that I promised myself I‘d stop before I go broke but it‘s so hard 😬 2y
heikemarie @ReadingRover it‘s sooo hard when there are so many fun ones! Stay strong if you‘ve committed to less 😂 remember that for this swap there‘s a 1-2 book with no add ons option that might be good if you change your mind before the 19th! 2y
ReadingRover @inwhichHeikereadsharder 😆 that‘s what‘s giving me hope! I still have time to decide and I can limit myself! 2y
heikemarie @ReadingRover 😂 hold fast to dreams... 2y
Debiw781 I've never done a book swap before but this one makes me curious enough to consider it 2y
heikemarie @Debiw781 it‘s a lot of fun! You have until next Friday to decide! 2y
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Librarybelle
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This looks so exciting! Head over to @inwhichHeikereadsharder for more details! #2018nonfictionbookexchange

I‘ll be signing up soon...site is https://goo.gl/8keX1y

heikemarie Yay! So excited - thanks for sharing! 2y
Cinfhen Love this idea but im gonna have to pass ☹️maybe next time @inwhichHeikereadsharder 2y
heikemarie @Cinfhen No worries - I understand! Maybe next time 😊 2y
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heikemarie
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Is t reading about real stuff super cool? The 2018 Nonfiction Book Exchange (#2018nonfictionbookexchange) is live! There are 3 ways to participate - send 1-2 books to your match, send 1-2 books and some goodies, or send 3-5 books! Click here to sign up (by January 19): https://goo.gl/8keX1y - Spread the news!

NCNY Woohoo! Signed up! 2y
heikemarie @NCNY I knew you‘d be excited! You read some good nonfiction! 2y
LeahBergen 👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻 2y
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iread2much Soooo cool! 2y
LeahBergen Hmm... I signed up but didn‘t receive an email confirmation. Would you be able to check if you received it? 2y
heikemarie @LeahBergen Doh! I did get it, and fixed it so the receipts send out moving forward. Sorry about that! 2y
Mdargusch Woohoo! I‘m in. 🙋🏼‍♀️ 2y
BarbaraTheBibliophage I‘m all over this one. Love me some nonfiction! Also will share. 👏🏻👏🏻📚📚 2y
heikemarie @BarbaraTheBibliophage Yay! Thank you. I‘m excited to see what kinds of great nonfiction show up! 2y
iread2much So excited for this! I signed up but didn‘t receive a confirmation email, hope it worked! 2y
heikemarie @iread2much I just checked, got yours! It slid under the radar before I sent up auto confirmation :) 2y
britt_brooke Ooh, I‘m just now seeing this. I love nonfiction, so I‘m definitely in! Thanks for doing this. Wonderful idea. 🙌🏻 2y
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DarcysMom
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I will definitely be doing this challenge! I significantly increased the amount of nonfiction I read in 2017 and #nonfiction2018 will help me keep my momentum.

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Riveted_Reader_Melissa
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Ok, I did the math & according to GR‘s I‘ve finished 45 non-fiction reads in 2017. For those of you thinking about #Nonfiction2018 notice there is everything from a picture books of protest signs, to graphic novel memoirs, short essays, collections of letters, celebrity stories, some politics, healthcare, race, Russia, immigration, humor, science, & history all mixed up in there, sometimes all in the same story. Really the choices are limitless.

Riveted_Reader_Melissa * Side note here... almost exactly 1/2 were on audiobook too. 2y
RebelReader I had to count mine and I read 27 nonfiction in 2017. Hopefully, this challenge will keep me more mindful to read more in 2018! 2y
Riveted_Reader_Melissa @RebelReader That‘s wonderful! I know this is the most nonfictions I‘ve ever read in a year. And for me, consciously thinking about it last year for that challenge made me a more active nonfiction reader and Litsy definitely helped by providing me with great recommendations for books I wouldn‘t even have known were out there otherwise. 2y
Hooked_on_books The choices are totally limitless! I love nonfiction and read a fair amount of it. 2y
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MallenNC
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I love reading nonfiction and definitely want to do more of it. This is a good challenge from @Riveted_Reader_Melissa One nonfiction per month in 2018. #nonfiction2018

Riveted_Reader_Melissa So glad you‘re joining us. 2y
MallenNC @Riveted_Reader_Melissa I‘m excited about this! Already thinking of what I want to read for January. 2y
Riveted_Reader_Melissa @MallenNC Lots of great choices out there and if you need recommendations just let us know! 2y
MallenNC @Riveted_Reader_Melissa I will! I am always looking for good narrative nonfiction and biographies 2y
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tracy_anne8
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I don't normally do reading challenges outside the Goodreads Challenge because I'm afraid I won't finish them. However, I think I might be able to finish this one. One of my goals for 2018 is to read more nonfiction. I think this will help that goal. I'll be make a tentative list by the 1st from my current #tbr pile. #nonfiction2018 @Riveted_Reader_Melissa

Riveted_Reader_Melissa Great! I can‘t wait to see what‘s on your list. 2y
mcipher This was a goal for me in 2017 and I didn‘t do that well with it... maybe 2018 is the year! 2y
tracy_anne8 @mcipher It was my goal also this year and I only did ok. I'm hoping this will help me this next year. I hope 2018 is the year for you too! 2y
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BarbaraTheBibliophage
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Want to read more nonfiction? Here‘s a great way to up your game to one book a month. @Riveted_Reader_Melissa

#nonfiction2018

Riveted_Reader_Melissa Thank you! 👍 2y
BarbaraTheBibliophage @LitsyHappenings Here‘s another to repost! 2y
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Gezemice I am definitely reading that many nonfiction books a month. My last two are non-fiction and I am listening to one now! 2y
BarbaraTheBibliophage @Gezemice I read 72 this year, and am reading another right now. So, I agree, one a month is easy peasy. 🙌🏻 2y
Gezemice @BarbaraTheBibliophage 72! 😲I think I read about 20 and thought that was a lot, lol! Edit: it was 30, I just counted it. So, one a month should not be hard! (edited) 2y
BarbaraTheBibliophage @Gezemice 30 is a lot too! To think, I used to say I “couldn‘t” read nonfiction. 2y
Gezemice @BarbaraTheBibliophage I have been seeking it out more and more. They work great on audio and are often way easier to read than fiction! 2y
BarbaraTheBibliophage @Gezemice They‘re great on audio, that‘s for sure! And a great nonfiction book often reads like fiction. It‘s hard to come up with stories that are more interesting than real life. 2y
Gezemice @BarbaraTheBibliophage So true! I got into nonfiction history because I wanted to know what really happened.... but some things that really happened would have been labelled as bad fiction because they were silly things that would seem too convenient! Now I read all sorts of nonfiction, not just history. Once you start, it is a slippery slope! 2y
RebelReader I would like to join this challenge. I already have a few I want to read in 2018 that I didn't get to this year. 😀 2y
BarbaraTheBibliophage @RebelReader You should join in! Just make sure you follow @Riveted_Reader_Melissa and tag the books you read so we can all share. 📚📚👏🏻👏🏻😎😎 2y
RebelReader @BarbaraTheBibliophage Thanks! I'll be sure to tag them. 2y
Riveted_Reader_Melissa @BarbaraTheBibliophage I used to say I couldn‘t read non-fiction either. I think it was college, after college I went through a huge reading slump and maybe read 1 book a year, and for years said I couldn‘t read non-fiction. So sad that for many of us school discourages reading instead of encouraging it. 2y
Riveted_Reader_Melissa @RebelReader That‘s the best part, it gives me ideas of more I want to read. 😉 2y
Riveted_Reader_Melissa @Gezemice Now I‘m going to have to go count mine too. You two are a bad influence on me. (not really 😂) 2y
Tkekacs Oh I need to do this year. I was NEVER a non- fiction reader but I have so many planned .Reading Unbroken this year got me hooked😊 2y
BarbaraTheBibliophage @Riveted_Reader_Melissa Maybe it was all those textbooks (dry and boring!) that turned me off NF. I never thought about it like that. Glad I‘ve recovered! 2y
BarbaraTheBibliophage @Tkekacs Join us! There are so many great NF books out there to learn from. 👏🏻👏🏻 2y
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Nonfiction Challenge 2018!

I‘ll be carrying on what @Booksandcooks started last year.

The challenge is to read 1 non-fiction book for each month in 2018.

The tag will be #nonfiction2018

Riveted_Reader_Melissa @Rcoco what types of things are you interested in? Science, politics, history, do you have any favorite shows like Gilmore Girls or The Princess Bride, are you interesting in learning more about anything specific, because whatever it is, I probably have a recommendation.😉 2y
GondorGirl I'm in! I read a lot of autobiographies/memoirs, but I'd like to branch out and read some different types of NF. 2y
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CoffeeK8 This sounds like a very doable challenge! I‘m in 😊 2y
Riveted_Reader_Melissa @GondorGirl Those were my gateway drug too! My first real love there was It‘s What I Do about a female photojournalist traveling, and photographing, through many war and conflict zones. If you like Science and space, try Packing for Mars, she writes about the early space program and a lot of it is quite funny, definitely read her asides in the footnotes. The lengths humans were willing to go to to get to space. I read this one after The Martian (edited) 2y
Riveted_Reader_Melissa @CoffeeK8 I see you‘re reading Thanks, Obama now. I just picked that one up on kindle sale yesterday, so it‘s definitely getting read in 2018. 2y
Rcoco @Riveted_Reader_Melissa I like literary memoirs and science history. My favorite nonfiction this year was killers of the flower moon and an American sickness 2y
Riveted_Reader_Melissa @Rcoco I didn‘t read the first, but American Sickness was quite eye-opening wasn‘t it? 2y
Riveted_Reader_Melissa @Rcoco I‘ll recommend for you both Packing For Mars, the science pick I recommended to GondorGirl above, and how about The New Jim Crow by Michelle Alexander which is recent history and very pertinent to issues in the news today. 2y
Johanna414 One of my goals for 2018 is to read more nonfiction. I won‘t commit to one a month, since I don‘t know how much reading I‘ll be able to do in general with the baby due in March... but considering I read like 5 NF titles this whole year, I‘d like to increase that number. 2y
Riveted_Reader_Melissa @Johanna414 Well then aim for one every other month....6 total! Anything over that will just be icing on the cake. And if you want to try and get 3 out of the way earlier in the year, say Jan, Feb, and March... I doubt anyone would hold it against you. 😉 2y
Johanna414 @Riveted_Reader_Melissa that sounds like a good plan! 2y
Riveted_Reader_Melissa @Johanna414 And if you get hung up later in the year, just let me know. There are some great memoirs that are very fun and meant to be listed to on audiobook, which you might enjoy listening to when you‘re doing your late night rocking. 👍 2y
Rcoco @Riveted_Reader_Melissa thank you. Added TBR!! 2y
Megabooks @Riveted_Reader_Melissa Sorry to steal your shine! I need to finish Jim Crow. I have the audiobook but I got sidetracked and need to come back. You‘re so awesome with the recs! 2y
Riveted_Reader_Melissa @Booksandcooks I can understand if real life interferes but please jump in whenever and wherever you want. You always have great recommendations for me. I Contain Multitudes is sitting on my kindle waiting for me, I though about picking up the audiobook too, I saw it‘s on audibles 2 for 1 end of the year sale. 2y
Riveted_Reader_Melissa @Booksandcooks Demon Under the Microscope looks good too! 2y
Rcoco @Booksandcooks thanks so much! Those sound right up my alley. Added tbr. I still use goodreads to keep track of what I want to add to my library queue. Also has anyone read 2y
BarbaraTheBibliophage You KNOW I‘m in for the again. I read 72 in 2017, so 2018 should be fun! 2y
Riveted_Reader_Melissa @Rcoco No! Was it good! 2y
Riveted_Reader_Melissa @BarbaraTheBibliophage I knew I could count on you! 2y
Rcoco I don‘t know. Waiting for my library to add it or at least audible 2y
BarbaraTheBibliophage Yes ma‘am. Just shared also! 2y
sammisho Plan on participating again this year! Read 15 which is a lot of NF for me! 2y
Riveted_Reader_Melissa @sammisho Good for you, once you work in a few they start growing on you! 2y
Riveted_Reader_Melissa @sammisho What was one of your favorites this past year? 2y
emilyesears Oh I read a lot more than 1 NF a month so I‘m in. 2y
lildeb_8 I think that's great! I'm in! #nonfiction2018 2y
her-my-oh-nee This would be great! I've been trying to read more non fiction for so long. I'm in. 2y
sammisho @Riveted_Reader_Melissa Born a Crime, The Princess Diarist, Notorious RBG and Original Gangstas. I hope to read more than celebrity memiors in 2018. I have a hard time reading physical books of NF and do mu h better with audio. So celebrity memoir/autobigraphy type books are easy to find on audio! 2y
TaciturnWhenReading This sounds like a great challenge! Count me in! 2y
mhillis I‘m in! I came very close to finishing this year‘s challenge so I‘d like to try again 2y
Juli This is a great idea. I have a couple of empowering reads I want to tackle this year! 2y
Riveted_Reader_Melissa @sammisho I loved all of those! The only one I haven‘t read is Original Gamgstas and you are right, they were all awesome on audiobook! Memories were my gateway to more NF. I listened to Carrie Fisher‘s Wishful Drinking too, which I also enjoyed. So maybe for you, branch out just a little bit, celebrity memoirs with a good history too (like Notorious RBG), and memoirs not by celebrities but other great people. Try Gloria Steinem‘s newest ... 2y
Riveted_Reader_Melissa @sammisho ...on audiobook, if your library has it. It‘s read by Debra Winger if I recall correctly and very good, or Lab Girl read by its author which mixes her memoir beautifully in with info about her life in science and studying plants 2y
Riveted_Reader_Melissa @emilyesears Great! You‘ll be able to help me give recommendations then! 2y
Riveted_Reader_Melissa @Rcoco Does your library work with Hoopla? I‘ve had good luck finding audiobooks there sometimes. 2y
Riveted_Reader_Melissa @her-my-oh-nee Yay! Glad you‘ll be joining us! 2y
Riveted_Reader_Melissa @TaciturnWhenReading Wonderful! Thanks for joining us! 2y
Riveted_Reader_Melissa @mhillis I‘ve been that way with many a challenge, usually it‘s just a stepping stone, and I get a bit closer every year until I get there. 2y
Riveted_Reader_Melissa @Juli What would you like to tackle this year? 2y
Juli @Riveted_Reader_Melissa I will give it the old college try! Thanks! 2y
Riveted_Reader_Melissa @Juli I meant, what empowering reads are you hoping to tackle this year? 2y
Juli @Riveted_Reader_Melissa oops I misread it. I want to read Smarter, Faster, Better and Thinking Fast and Slow along with Brene Brown‘s three books. I just got a new one too, but I forget the title. I would like to read Lucy Knisley‘s two graphic memoirs as well. 2y
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#Nonfiction2017 complete! Thanks for the challenge @Booksandcooks I not only read one a month, but quite a few more. 👍

#ChallengeCompleted2017

slategreyskies Will there be a nonfiction challenge for 2018 too? I don‘t read very much NF. I could really benefit from a challenge like that! :) 2y
Rcoco How was the Neil degrasse Tyson book? I bought this cheap on kindle but haven‘t started it yet. 2y
Megabooks Way to go Melissa! I had no doubt you would complete it! 2y
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Megabooks @slategreyskies I‘m not running one in 2018, but maybe someone else will... (not pressuring you Melissa, just wondering if anyone else wants to take over) (edited) 2y
GondorGirl @slategreyskies I too am curious if there will be a 2018 NF challenge. 2y
Megabooks @GondorGirl I won‘t be running one this year due to other commitments IRL, but hopefully someone else will do something with nonfiction! 2y
Riveted_Reader_Melissa @GondorGirl @slategreyskies Why don‘t we do we one if @Booksandcooks doesn‘t want to host, I don‘t mind. The rules are basically just to read at least 1 non-fiction book each month. 2y
Megabooks @Rcoco I really enjoyed it! 2y
slategreyskies I‘d love to do one like that. Sounds both fun and flexible! Doable, you know? :) 2y
Riveted_Reader_Melissa @Rcoco I listened to it on audiobook and enjoyed his voice reading it. But some went over my head in that format. I most likely will the-read it at some point. 2y
GondorGirl @Riveted_Reader_Melissa @slategreyskies So, the challenge was one NF book a month? 2y
britt_brooke Nicely done! 2y
Riveted_Reader_Melissa @GondorGirl Yes, that‘s what @booksandcooks did last year. 2y
Riveted_Reader_Melissa @Booksandcooks You sure you don‘t want to host again? I don‘t want to be stealing your idea. (edited) 2y
jhod I'd like to join! 2y
Rcoco I‘d like to as well. Need some ideas, tho, for good reads! 2y
Riveted_Reader_Melissa @Booksandcooks I just saw your earlier post, sorry I‘ve had internet issues all day, which was why I had time to work on the pretty photos.... but if you really don‘t mind, I‘d be honored to carry on the Nonfiction torch. 😉 2y
emilyesears I guess I technically completed this challenge too though I didn‘t know about it! 😜 (edited) 2y
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These are all my non-fiction books. I am going to attempt to organize them by subject. It‘s going to be complete chaos 😂😂

TaylorMay You can do it!!!! 2y
JoeStalksBeck @TaylorMay lol! I will but it‘s going to be bad 2y
DGRachel Good luck!! I only have two and a half shelves of non-fiction and nearly lost my mind trying to organize them. 😳 2y
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JoeStalksBeck @DGRachel thanks for not making me dread this more 😂😂😂 2y
DGRachel Just keeping it real. 🤣🤣But seriously, I tend to overthink things and I think it's harder to subject-group when you have as few nonfiction titles as I do. You'll be fine. 😘 2y
JoeStalksBeck @DGRachel I seriously hope so! I‘m gonna take pics and tag you when I‘m rolling in books and crying 😂😂😂 2y
Suet624 Good luck!!! 2y
JoeStalksBeck @suet64 lol thank you! I should recruit Littens for this 😂😂😂 2y
LauraBrook OMG that sounds like soooo much fun! Are you going to do it roughly chronologically too? Or by location too? Have been thinking of doing something similar myself, and I‘m getting stuck. 2y
Megabooks Wow! Cool!! 2y
LeahBergen Awesome. I'm coming over!! 😆 2y
JoeStalksBeck @LeahBergen come on lady! I could use the help ! You‘re professional at libraries! 2y
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Good morning Littens! Happy Monday! Wishing you all a great week ahead. ☺️

Does anyone know anything about this app? I believe you get a free trial, but then it's a pay-as-you-go. Any experience with it? Good? Eh? Not worth it??
Thanks!
#audiobooks #nonfiction

readinginthedark I've never heard of it, but I'm curious to see what you find out! 2y
suvata I downloaded it and it appears to be a lending library for nonfiction print and audiobooks. You get a 7 day free trial to check it out and then it costs from $4 to $6 a month to continue with the service. I don't read a lot of nonfiction so I decided it's not really worth it. Plus, I like to own the books in case I want to re-read them in the future. (edited) 2y
monkeygirlsmama Sounds nice if you love non-fiction that your own library doesn't carry, otherwise probably wouldn't be a big appeal. 2y
Lmstraubie @suvata @monkeygirlsmama Thanks for the feedback! 2y
suvata You're welcome 😊 2y
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Alright Litsy people- I'm at that point in writing my new book where I can't read fiction for a while because it influences me too much. In the past month I've written some bad Denis Johnson and some very bad DF Wallace. So bottom line: I need some nonfiction recommendations. I'll read anything.

Riveted_Reader_Melissa Great book about travel and journalism as well as making a life and some current issues. (edited) 2y
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RanaElizabeth Amazing literary memoir: 2y
Lizpixie This is a great book about the sinking of the Lusitania 2y
Riveted_Reader_Melissa If you like science, this one is excellent and not super technical 2y
Lizpixie An amazing book about the uprisings in America in the year between august 1969-august 1970 2y
Riveted_Reader_Melissa If you like Wonder Woman, great non-fiction about her creator and his less than normal lifestyle 2y
saresmoore Be careful what you wish for! 2y
Lizpixie A book about the rock music scene in 1971 2y
Lizpixie An abundance of riches!☺️ 2y
Lizpixie Or if you're after the definitive true crime story 2y
Lexeegee I read Stamped From The Beginning earlier this month. Really heavy subject matter but a very good read. 2y
Riveted_Reader_Melissa Maybe the Year of Yes would be encouraging as you go forward 2y
Riveted_Reader_Melissa @seebiscan Yes, Evicted is really good too. Ghettoside is on my list too. 2y
Ericmanciniwriter @Hollie 👏 👏 I'm going to have to quit my job to read all of these 2y
Ericmanciniwriter @Hooked_on__books great recs- thanks. Especially Dreamland 2y
Sue All the trigger warnings for this one 2y
KVanRead Thought about your book while reading this. Roger Williams features prominently :) 2y
mauveandrosysky I really loved Roxane Gay's new memoir. Oh, and this book is fascinating 2y
Ericmanciniwriter Thanks @diovival - great picks! 2y
Ericmanciniwriter @mauveandrosysky I have so many different feelings about Roxanne Gay and am definitely going to check out Hunger 2y
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Congratulations @Redwritinghood winner of the #5555giveaway!! I love that so many wonderful Littens entered and shared their favorite nonfiction books. My TBR has grown by leaps and bounds!! Thanks to everyone for making this such a great community! ❤️❤️❤️

@Redwritinghood contact me at meglwsn at gmail dot com to pick up your prize! 🎉🎉🎉🎉📚

Redwritinghood Oh my gosh! Can't believe I won! Thank you!💕💕 2y
Megabooks @Redwritinghood woo hoo!! 🎊🎊🍾🥂 You're welcome! 2y
tracyrowanreads 🎊🎉🎈🎁🎆 2y
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Bklover Congratulations @Redwritinghood !🎉🎉🎉 2y
christineandbooks Yay, congrats @RedRidingHood ! 🎉 2y
asiriusreader Yay!! Congrats @Redwritinghood !! 2y
ValerieAndBooks Thanks for doing this @booksandcooks and congrats to @Redwritinghood! (edited) 2y
Bundoolin Congrats! I love this community 💙 2y
LauraJ This was a fun giveaway. I loved reading everyone's answers. 2y
Cinfhen Thanks for the opportunity 😀congrats @Redwritinghood 💝💝💝 2y
LeahBergen 👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻 2y
Megabooks @tracyrowanreads @Bklover @christineandbooks @asiriusreader @ValerieAndBooks @Bundoolin @lauraj @Cinfhen @LeahBergen I'm glad everyone enjoyed the contest!! I really love all your answers. Hopefully I can run one again soon! 2y
Cinfhen Haha, you'll be at 6666 in no time 😘😘 2y
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Last repost! Winner will be announced tonight!

Saturday, I hit a really cool number of followers, plus I just love this community, obvs. 😎😎 So, I'm going to do a #5555giveaway! To enter, post about your favorite nonfiction book, tag me, and use the hashtag #5555giveaway.

Prize: $25 gift card to Book Outlet. Open to anyone who can get shipments from them. Winner will be chosen randomly after 6 PM ET on Monday May 15. Good luck!!! 🎉🎉🎉📚

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Repost for those who missed it last night!

Yesterday, I hit a really cool number of followers, plus I just love this community, obvs. 😎😎 So, I'm going to do a #5555giveaway! To enter, post about your favorite nonfiction book, tag me, and use the hashtag #5555giveaway.

Prize: $25 gift card to Book Outlet. Open to anyone who can get shipments from them. Winner will be chosen randomly after 6 PM ET on Monday May 15. Good luck!!! 🎉🎉🎉📚

ReadingEnvy Wow I didn't even know litsy had this many members! My number is in the hundreds and I felt pretty good about that. 2y
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks @ReadingEnvy me too lol 😂😂 2y
Megabooks @ReadingEnvy 😃 I've been around a long time! Since about the third week of Litsy's existence. 👍🏻👍🏻 (edited) 2y
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Megabooks @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks 😃 Hey, it's about having a good time! 2y
LitHousewife Congratulations!!!! 🎉🎉🎉 2y
Jenshootsweddings ❤️❤️❤️❤️ 2y
Reviewsbylola Wow, that's a lot of followers! 2y
tracyrowanreads Mad props!!! 🍾 As for fave non-fiction, I think it would have to be The Proud Tower, the book that revved my passion for the fin de siecle into high gear. #5555giveaway 2y
moranadatter Congrats!🎉🎂 2y
emilyhaldi Impressive! 2y
ValerieAndBooks Yay for you on hitting such a cool number, and thank you for your generous offer! I look forward to seeing others' recommendations. 2y
Dragon 😀👍🎉 2y
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So I've hit a really cool number of followers, plus I just love this community, obvs. 😎😎 So, I'm going to do a #5555giveaway! To enter, post about your favorite nonfiction book, tag me, and use the hashtag #5555giveaway.

Prize: $25 gift card to Book Outlet. Open to anyone who can get shipments from them. Winner will be chosen randomly after 6 PM ET on Monday May 15. Good luck!!! 🎉🎉🎉📚

britt_brooke Awesome! 👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻 2y
Jas16 Congratulations! This is an awesome thing to do. 2y
Nat_Reads 😍🎊🎉 2y
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Redwritinghood 🎉🎉🎉🎉 2y
LauraBrook What a great idea - one of the many reasons you're one of my favorite Littens! Congratulations!!! 2y
kspenmoll Congrats!!!! 💃🏼💃🏼💃🏼🎉🎉👏👏 2y
Dragon 😀👍🎉 2y
BekahB Congrats!! 🎉🎉 2y
CouronneDhiver Holy cow! That's a lot of people. 😮 2y
ptkpepe98 Wow! Amazing achievement. 2y
Cinfhen That's amazing 🎉🎉🎉🎉congrats 💙💙💙💙 2y
Megabooks Thank you so much! I love being a part of the community 😃😃 it's great to have a nice place to come everyday! @britt_brooke @Jas16 @Nat_Reads @Redwritinghood @LauraBrook @kspenmoll @dragon @BekahB @CouronneDhiver @ptkpepe98 @Cinfhen ❤️❤️❤️❤️ 2y
LauraJ A reflection of your awesomeness! 2y
LeahBergen 😘😘 2y
SaturnDoo Wool hooo👍👏💕🎉🎉 Congrats☺ 2y
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks That's awesome!!!!! 😊🎈🎉❤️ 2y
Soubhiville That is a fun number! Yay! 2y
lettersfromriya Congratulations! That's so cool! 2y
Caterina That's a lot of followers, congrats!! What a lovely idea too, you're part of why Litsy is such an amazing community. 💛 And I'm so enjoying seeing everyone's responses! 2y
asiriusreader Very cool!! Thanks for the chance to win! 2y
Megabooks Thank you! It's great to do something fun for everyone here! Book people really are the best people! ❤️❤️📚😘 @LauraJ @LeahBergen @SaturnDoo @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks @Soubhiville @lettersfromriya @Caterina @asiriusreader 2y
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#marchintoreading day 3: #recentnonfictionread

What nonfiction have you recently been reading? Share it with us!

Rose1 Brain on Fire, loved it! 3y
Tamra Stamped from the Beginning - in drips & drabs because it is dense with information. 3y
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Spiderfelt I brought this home from the library but haven't dipped in yet. 3y
anwade88 Or rather picking up where I had abandoned it quite a while ago 3y
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Hi Litsy! So I went a little crazy during nonfiction November, and over half the books I read were nonfiction. Since then, I've made more of an effort to explore these books.

I'm inviting anyone who wants to join me to read 1 nonfiction book per month in 2017. Any type of nonfiction counts: biographies, history, science, memoirs, etc.

Use the tag #nonfictionchallenge17 and tag me if you wish. (I'd love to see what everyone is reading!) Thanks!

Nat_Reads Great idea!!! 3y
AmandaL This is a great idea! 👍 3y
Reecaspieces I am in!!! I love biographies 3y
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ApoptyGina69 That's a new picture! 💖 3y
Owlizabeth Yes!! I'm trying to do more non- fiction this year! 3y
jessdean 👌🏽📚😃 3y
erinreads Definitely in! I need more nonfiction in my life. 3y
shanebeth love this idea! 3y
Cinfhen Totally in❤️sounds like a reasonable goal...1 nonfiction a month🤓 3y
bookdrunkard78 I'd love to do this. So many already in my tbr! 3y
Emiller I'm in! 3y
Bookzombie That's a great idea! I will add it to my challenges. 3y
kricheal I'm in! 3y
HardcoverHearts I'm in. I especially want to focus on political books because of president-elect-who-shall-not-named. I am interested in looking back at successful protest and resistance movements through time. 3y
Megabooks @MaleficentTheBookDragon Yay! 📚👍🏻 3y
Megabooks @HardcoverHearts I have a bunch of politics/history ones in my stack as well. Right now I'm reading a book about international politics/laws (or lack thereof), but I plan on reading domestic books too. Thanks for joining in! 3y
Megabooks @ApoptyGina69 Yes! New Year, new picture! 💁🏻 3y
BookishFeminist Count me in 😂 #TheYearofMagicalReadingChallenges. I won't say no to one this year 3y
MicheleinPhilly I'm in! My NF numbers for this year were abysmal. Life made it hard for me to read about real life this year. I just wanted to escape into fiction. 3y
Leelee.reads I've appreciated all the non-fiction you've exposed me to. My TBR is more balanced now, thanks to your posts! 3y
Megabooks @BookishFeminist I love how you always make me crack up!! 😂😂😂 Glad you're in 😃😃 3y
Megabooks @MicheleinPhilly Yay! Glad you're in 😃😃 It was weird for me; the worse things got, the more I wanted to read nonfiction! 3y
Megabooks @Leelee.reads Thank you so much! That compliment means a lot to me. 😊😊 3y
mhillis Great idea! I have a lot of nonfiction that I want to read at this point! 3y
Joybishoptx I just made this a goal for myself! So I'm for sure in! 😻 3y
jessdean Just looked thru my titles for the 3 challenges I'm doing & I've got 12😃 plus there's at least 4 more I would like to read as well. So excited for 2017 reading😁📚📚📚 3y
LeahBergen I really need to get in on this. 👍🏼 3y
Megabooks @mhillis @Joybishoptx @jessdean @LeahBergen Awesome!! So glad you're joining me!! 👏🏻📚😃 3y
mllemay Good plan! I'll try it out :) 3y
CherylDeFranceschi Yay! I love this challenge! 3y
Debiw781 I may try this one! 3y
NatalieR Count me in! I realize I've been drawn to reading a lot more nonfiction too. 📖 3y
Megabooks @mllemay @CherylDeFranceschi @Debiw781 @NatalieR Fantastic!! So excited to have you join me!! 📚🎉🥂 (edited) 3y
Redy2trvl Such a great challenge! Years ago I had a rule that I would read 1 nonfiction per 3 fiction. I've been breaking that rule for a long time now. Great idea! 3y
Megabooks @Redy2trvl I had that rule a few years ago too, and I've been glad to get back to nonfiction. I hope you enjoy it! 😊😊 3y
Marchpane LOVE IT. I'm gonna try to participate (may not manage every month, but any increase in non-fiction reads I'll count as a win). 3y
Megabooks @Marchpane Great!! Not every month is totally ok. I hope you find some great books! 3y
Linda906 I'm in! Just discovered that I prefer reading fiction books and listening to non-fiction audiobooks. I have a long commute on public transportation, so I like to do a little of both. Looking forward to seeing what everyone else chooses! 3y
TheBookDream Sounds good to me! 3y
Megabooks @Linda906 @TheBookDream Glad to have you on board! 📚😃 And nonfiction audiobooks are great! 3y
M-D Non fiction is what I mostly read or listen to with some fiction in between for buffers 😃. I think out of the 11 books I've read this year 7 of them have been non fiction. 3y
Megabooks @M-D Please tag me with what you read! I love finding new books! I've read 14 books this month and 7 of them have been NF! 3y
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Pickpick

Wonderful professional read. You knows it's good when you finish and you have colored flags poking out of the book.

#workreads

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