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Younger Next Year

The authors of Younger Next Year boldly claim you can turn back your biological clock. By following their suggestions, a person in their sixties or seventies can be fitter and healthier than they were in their fifties. The book is … Continue reading

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The Sound of a Wild Snail Eating

While bedridden and convalescing from a long and mysterious illness, author Elisabeth Tova Bailey adopts a snail. A visiting friend brings her some potted violets and, living among them, a common forest snail. Bailey is barely able to sit up … Continue reading

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The Disordered Cosmos

From a very young age, Chanda Prescod-Weinstein knew she wanted to be a scientist. By sixth grade, she’s reading about things called quarks that make up everything we can see in the universe. At 13, her mother drives her away … Continue reading

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Four Thousand Weeks

On the cusp of a new year, it’s natural to reflect on our lives, to take stock of the things we’ve accomplished and the dreams we have yet to fulfill. Are we living our life the way we really want … Continue reading

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The Hidden Habits of Genius

Geniuses are among the most admired people in human history. Geniuses like Albert Einstein, Ludwig van Beethoven, Nikola Tesla, Marie Curie, and Toni Morrison all stand way out there on the extreme edges of achievement in their respective fields. But … Continue reading

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Nonfiction November 2022 Week 5: New to My TBR

It’s been a wonderful month of sharing and celebrating with nonfiction bloggers! Now it’s time to wrap it all up with Jaymi @ The OC BookGirl hosting this final week. “It’s been a month full of amazing nonfiction books! Which … Continue reading

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The Book of Roads and Kingdoms

The Book of Roads and Kingdoms was a total impulse buy. On a recent vacation to Australia, I saw it prominently displayed in a Dymocks book shop. I’d never heard of the author and it’s about a topic I know … Continue reading

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Nonfiction November 2022 Week 4: Worldview Changers

Wow, it’s already Week 4 of Nonfiction November! Our host this week is Rebekah @ She Seeks Nonfiction and the topic is Worldview Changers: “One of the greatest things about reading nonfiction is learning all kinds of things about our … Continue reading

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Nonfiction November 2022 Week 3: Stranger Than Fiction

Welcome to Week 3 of Nonfiction November hosted by Christopher @ Plucked From The Stacks. The topic this week is Stranger Than Fiction: “This week we’re focusing on all the great nonfiction books that *almost* don’t seem real. A sports … Continue reading

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Nonfiction November 2022 Week 2: Book Pairings

It’s Week 2 of Nonfiction November and the theme is Book Pairings hosted by Rennie @ What’s Nonfiction. “This week, pair up a nonfiction book with a fiction title (or another nonfiction!). It can be a “If you loved this … Continue reading

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