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RachelO
Untitled | Anonymous
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#ro17 #decemberwrapup

Possibly evidence that this year's #nonfictionchallenge17 had the required effect 😃 @Booksandcooks

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Debiw781
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Pickpick

Wow! This #nonfiction book is deceptively simple. Told from the perspective of a 7 year old girl, this book tells of her experiences in #Aleppo as#war reigns down upon her world.

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NatalieR
What Happened | Hillary Rodham Clinton
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This was an emotional read for me; more than I expected it to be. I mostly enjoyed the behind the scenes of her life on the campaign trail. I appreciate how she takes responsibility and I admire her strength. #stillwithher #keepgoing #nonfictionchallenge17

L_auren Can‘t bring myself to read this. I may have to wait until we have a new president-elect 2y
CoffeeK8 I started to read this right when it came out and it was too soon, but I can‘t wait to read it 2y
LadyRuthven I want to read this for history's sake and I am curious to hear her side of things but I feel its still too close to the events to not feel like propaganda for me. I will probably read after we get a new president and the emotions have died down. She does deserve to have her story told. She has done a lot for women in politics. 2y
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NatalieR @L_auren @CoffeeK8 @LadyRuthven Ladies, I completely understand! I‘m shocked she was able to put this book together so soon. There were times for me it emotionally felt too soon to be reading it. It‘s a good book. I recommend it when you‘re ready. 🙂 2y
kspenmoll I am thinking it might be a good audio book. Thoughts? 2y
NatalieR @kspenmoll Definitely! Read by the author made it a great experience. 2y
kspenmoll @NatalieR Thanks! I will get audio version when ready to listen. (edited) 2y
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Debiw781
Haunted Key West | David L Sloan
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Mehso-so

I bought this book in Key West this summer and finally read it. The brief sections like above were helpful to tell where the #ghosts hauntings are reported but the descriptions of the ghosts were just meh. We visited the lighthouse above though so it's still a nice keepsake from the trip. On and it qualifies for #signedsunday too.

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Megabooks Sorry it wasn‘t better, but it sounds like you had a fun time 😀 2y
Kaye Isn‘t it hard to find really good true ghost stories ? So many of them are just lacking. 2y
Debiw781 @Kaye Good point! At least this book gave locations for the events 2y
Debiw781 @Booksandcooks The trip was lots of fun! And the book does bring back memories so that helps😊 2y
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Debiw781
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Pickpick

I visited Cuba over the summer and started this #nonfiction book to get a general overview of the country. Finally finished the book today and it makes me long to go back and visit again. The book is short and provides basic information on Cuba's past and present history.

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swishandflick Love that! I'd love to go! 2y
Debiw781 @swishandflick This is one of the many pictures I took there. Loved it and highly recommend visiting. Hope you get to one day 😊 2y
Megabooks Wow! What an amazing trip. I‘d like to go someday as well @swishandflick 👍🏻 2y
Debiw781 @Booksandcooks I highly recommend it! I'm trying to convince my husband to go back 😊 2y
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BarbaraTheBibliophage
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Pickpick

This great nonfiction, based on a documentary, illuminated behind-the-scenes politics from the 1960s to today. White House Chiefs of Staff are neither elected not confirmed by the Senate. They‘re appointed by Presidents, work their butts off, and hopefully leave their mark before they collapse.

Full review www.TheBibliophage.com

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RachelO
The Colour of Magic | Terry Pratchett
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September was all about audio (I've never got thro' so many audiobooks before!) & catching up with challenges - just 4 to go on Read Harder now!

Faves this month: The colour of magic; signs for lost children; why I'm no longer talking to white people about race; winesburg, ohio.

My reading habits have changed totally this year. As well as audio, the nf book-a-month for #nonfictionchallenge17 has become a way of life! (Thanks @Booksandcooks !)

TrishB Cool 👍 I'm aiming for at least one NF a month too. 2y
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Suet624 I've become much more interested in NF in the last year too! 2y
PurpleyPumpkin Well done!👍🏽 2y
Megabooks Awesome job! Glad you enjoy you‘re new reading 😀😀😀 2y
Megabooks Your...brain fog or autocorrect 🤷🏻‍♀️🤷🏻‍♀️ 2y
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BarbaraTheBibliophage
Your Medical Mind: How to Decide What Is Right for You | Jerome Groopman, Pamela Hartzband MD
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This book talks about making decisions from medications, to surgeries, to end of life. It's got soulful patient stories, but also plenty of research. Review to come tomorrow. In the meantime, this quote.

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BellaBookNook Wow that is powerful. This sounds like a good read. Thanks for sharing. 2y
BarbaraTheBibliophage @BellaBookNook It is a good read. Well worth the time! 2y
minkyb Something to ponder for sure! 2y
BarbaraTheBibliophage @minkyb Yes! There's much to ponder in the whole book. 2y
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Bookzombie
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Pickpick

Even though I have watched Hannah's videos and enjoyed them, I wasn't originally interested in her book. However, I'm pleased that I took the time to listen to it. She does talk about her career, but it's the chapters on her childhood, her mother's mental issues, her father's strict religious beliefs, and her sexuality that really stand out. I highly recommend listening to Hannah narrate her story. #nonfictionchallenge17

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LauraJ
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Excellent history of the evolution of Bellevue Hospital and medicine.
#24in48 #nonfictionchallenge17

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