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Yay!! I've completed my #nonfiction2019!!! I can't believe that I read so many non-fiction this year! Can't wait to do another non-fiction bingo next year! Thanks @Riveted_Reader_Melissa for hosting! 😊💕👍


#SomethingAboutAMovement ➡️ She Said
#SomethingYouSawOnLitsy ➡️ The Butchering Art
#SomethingWithMusic ➡️ Sing!
#SomethingFromAnotherPointOfView ➡️ Differently Wired
#SomethingWithPolitics ➡️ Just Mercy

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thereadingowlvina #SomethingWithAnimals ➡️ Wicked Bugs ✅ #SomethingWithTravel ➡️ Alone 2mo
Amiable Awesome! Great job! 👍🏼 2mo
thereadingowlvina @Amiable Thank you!!! 😁 2mo
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Riveted_Reader_Melissa Great job! That‘s wonderful! 2mo
thereadingowlvina @Riveted_Reader_Melissa Thank you!!! This was fun and motivated me to read a lot of non-fiction 😁 2mo
Riveted_Reader_Melissa @thereadingowlvina That‘s so good to hear! I‘m so glad you found it motivating and fun. I‘ll definitely have a new card ready for next year, I‘m already working on it. 😉 2mo
thereadingowlvina @Riveted_Reader_Melissa That's awesome! Count me in! Can't wait! 😊 2mo
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This is my pick for #Nonfiction2019 #SomethingWithPolitics If you are interested in Russian royal dynasty and if you are looking for something light from history field, than I recommend this book. It‘s quick and well informative book about the world of unbelievable power, but some parts were just on the too trashy side ...

Riveted_Reader_Melissa I can‘t imagine pushing all that history into 12 hours. That‘s an impressive audiobook! Good job! 4mo
ValerieAndBooks I‘ve read some of his other books, so I might like this one too 😂! 4mo
Simona It‘s still enough informative if you aren‘t familiar with the Russian court, but it‘s lacking in some deeper analysis of the history... just okay/readable overview. @Riveted_Reader_Melissa @ValerieAndBooks (edited) 4mo
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I think I found this one because the author is going to be at the San Antonio book festival in April. I‘m sure I heard about Congresswoman Barbara Jordan growing up, but didn‘t remember much about her. This picture book biography is a great way to learn about her life. I wish she was still with us today. I also stacked a full length biography to read later. #nonfiction2019 #somethingwithpolitics

Bookzombie The full length biography is 9mo
Suet624 There are some great videos of her on YouTube. 9mo
Bookzombie @Suet624 Thanks! I will have to check them out. 9mo
Smrloomis Ooh, thanks for adding the full length biography. I stacked it too 🙌🏽 7mo
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I‘ve been a big Kamala (said comma-la) fan since the Kavanaugh hearings. Her tenacity in questioning those appearing before Senate committees is practically legendary. She‘d better be good at it—she‘s been a lawyer for decades. Her memoir fills in details about her family and childhood. But mostly why she fights for what she does.

Full review www.TheBibliophage.com
#thebibliophage2019 #readingthecandidates #nonfiction2019 #somethingwithpolitics

Riveted_Reader_Melissa That‘s exactly when she hit my radar too! So good at asking tough and important questions. 9mo
BarbaraTheBibliophage @Riveted_Reader_Melissa Yup! I linked to her questions of William Barr for Attorney General in my review. Just because I didn‘t want to watch Kavanaugh. 😝 9mo
UwannaPublishme Yay Kamala! And yay to you for another great review. 🙌🏻 9mo
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My first book of the year was “Becoming”, so it‘s #SomethingYouPick
Then I decided I‘d read some of my #MountTBR of Obama/Trump books before they got too outdated, so I followed up with:
“Fear” many #UnlikelyCharacters
“Shade” #SomethingWithPicture
“Thanks, Obama” #SomethingWithPolitics

And then:
“Sapiens” #SomethingWithHistory
“ColorOfLaw” #SomethingWithLaw
“We‘re Going to Need More Wine” which is VERY #SomethingPersonal


Lindy Zooming along. Good work! 9mo
Megabooks 👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻 9mo
xxjenadanxx What app do you use to add the book covers to the bingo boxes? 9mo
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Riveted_Reader_Melissa @xxjenadanxx I take a screenshot of them in Goodreads, and then use an app called Over 9mo
xxjenadanxx @Riveted_Reader_Melissa perfect, that‘s just what I needed to know! Thank you for helping me out :) 9mo
LeticiaToraci Where can I find an empty bingo card picture? 8mo
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I loved this book! In fact, I enjoyed it so much, I sent a copy to my Indian-American bff. Immigration is such a contentious point today. America (the person) did a great job of inviting participants from various parts of Asia, Africa, and Latin America as well as Native Americans. The writers are actors, activists, singers, politicians, etc. 5⭐️

#nonfiction2019 #somethingwithpolitics

Riveted_Reader_Melissa I‘m still on hold for this at the library, I‘m glad to hear you enjoyed it! 9mo
Megabooks @Riveted_Reader_Melissa I hope you like it! I‘ve really been enjoying essay collections lately. Some are better than others in this, but there were only 2/31 that I didn‘t think were as great as the others. 9mo
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Becoming | Michelle Obama
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Her grace, her compassion, her presence, honesty and intellect, it all shines through in this amazing memoir. There were so many emotional moments, and I truly learned from her story. This book is a gift to the world, and I am so grateful she is willing to share her story. ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

#Booked2019 #newtoyouauthor
#pop19 #recommendedbyacelebrity (Oprah and POTUS 44)
#nonfiction2019 #somethingwithpolitics

Riveted_Reader_Melissa I really enjoyed this one too! 10mo
Gaylagal2 I love her and this book !🤓 10mo
RealLifeReading I listened to the audiobook and loved every minute of it! 10mo
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Jovy I ❤️ Michelle and the audio was awesome! 10mo
Cinfhen Beautiful review 10mo
TrishB Great review ❤️ 10mo
Cathythoughts Beautiful review 👍🏻♥️ 10mo
rohit-sawant Lovely review! 10mo
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I‘d only heard of Ruby Ridge as being one of the catalysts,along with Waco, of McVeighs bombing in Oklahoma. But I didn‘t know any of the details until watching a doc on PayTV, which led me to this book. I feel frustrated & angry on finishing this,at the stupidity shown by the Weavers, but mostly at agencies that felt above reproach. Both ended in the deaths of two people. What a waste. #Booked2019 #RelatedToAPodcast #NonFiction2019 #LitsyAtoZ2019

Cinfhen Excellent review!! I‘m intrigued 11mo
RJHowe An intriguing incident that changed the way the federal agencies negotiate 10mo
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Still going strong with this enthralling non fiction about the standoff between a family of armed Christian survivalists & the FBI in 1992. It ended 11 days later with 3 people dead, including a teenage boy & his mother. I watched the PBS doc a few weeks ago & thought there was more to be told than was on the tv. Hoping to finish this before the end of the #24in48 #readathon #NonFiction2019 #SomethingWithPolitics #Booked2019 #RelatedToAPodcast

Cinfhen Nice choice!! I think this standoff was referenced in the memoir Educated! I briefly recall the episode. Fascinating (edited) 11mo
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