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AReedCollett
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For #nonfictionnovember, I am reading about the lives of the women who are known as Jack the Ripper's 'canonical five'. It's fascinating that many of the things I thought I knew were actually hear say or fake news at the time. Really appreciate the author focusing on getting to the truth of these women's lives, which makes thier stories more tragic. Definitely a great read!

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Cinfhen
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Continuing on with my #MusicalMemoirs for #NonFictionNovember ♥️🎼🎸🎧🎤 I love when musicians/ performers/ artists surprise you with their humility and veracity. Love that Jon Cain hums, strums and croons as he shares his journey (😉)

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FelinesAndFelonies
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My Final Three books for #nonfictionnovember.

I'm reading all three and alternating. Did anyone love one of these more than the others?

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Soubhiville
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This will be my last for #nonfictionnovember.
Meg Lowman was the first scientist to dedicate her studies to the canopy- the very tops of the trees. She studies leaves, branches, life cycles of trees, which has led to studies on the creatures who live in and eat leaves. Mostly insects, but also birds and mammals.

Fun fact I learned: in many spider species the female is up to 100 times the size of the male 😱😬.

Another job I think I‘d love!

Soubhiville Lowman discussed her challenges as a female scientist in what is overwhelmingly a male dominated field. She goes into a lot of detail about jobs she felt forced out of. Also towards the end there is a lot of info about how she was drawn to studies, how she got funded, and naming others who worked with her. It got dull there for me- I was here more for tree science, so I admit to zoning out some of the businessy bits. 2d
Lindy Stacked! 🌳❤️ 2d
Hooked_on_books Oh man, sexism is real! I‘m sure I would relate to her on that. I read a book once about the redwoods (I don‘t remember the title) and was fascinated to learn that there‘s a whole ecosystem in the canopy, including other plants, including trees, growing up there. What a fascinating place is our earth! 🌍 9h
Soubhiville @Hooked_on_books I got to see some of that sort of thing- plants growing in the trees- in the Cloud Forest in Monte Verde Costa Rica. The sky bridges gave me a view of life like I‘ve never seen it. Also got to see strangler fig trees there. There are some so big and so old that with the host tree gone and disintegrated, it‘s possible to climb several stories high inside the strangler fig. So strange and so varied! 9h
Hooked_on_books Climb several stories inside a fig?!? That‘s amazing! I‘m glad there are books like this bringing wonders to everyone who can‘t see them for themselves. Maybe if we get enough people educated about what is here to protect, people will get serious about protecting it. 9h
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SayersLover
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Absolutely delightful! I learned some fascinating facts about Frances Hodgson Burnett. The book also has lots of lovely pictures: photos of Burnett‘s life & her gardens, various illustrations from different editions of “The Secret Garden” and even some drawings/paintings of flowers. Will be appealing to anyone who loves flowers, gardens, and of course, “The Secret Garden!” Will have to read more by this author…

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DarkMina
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173 of 2021. #nonfictionnovember
Author delves into the events of what she calls the long year of 1774 beginning with the Boston Tea Party and its effects leading up to Lexington and Concord. Lots of in depth well -researched information. Not a light read for sure. ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

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