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Saturday, April 26, 2008

Non-Fiction Five Challenge

I'm sure that I can do this book challenge, so I'm signing up! Basically, a participant needs to read 5 non-fiction books between May and September. At least one needs to be a different category than the others. (I learned of this challenge via Maggie.) I'm sure several of mine will be history or genealogy related, but I've got a few others from different categories that I've been wanting to read, so I'm going to sign up. If I'm lucky, my Advance Review Copy from March will arrive from Gefen Publishing House that I obtained through the LibraryThing Early Reviewers' Program. It will fit nicely into this challenge.

May 20, 2008:

1. Gilbert, Elizabeth. Eat, Pray, Love: One Woman's Search for Everything Across Italy, India and Indonesia. (read May 15, 2008)
2. Webb, James. Born Fighting: How the Scots-Irish Shaped America. (read May 21, 2008)
3. Rubin, Chana. Food for the Soul: Traditional Jewish Wisdom for Healthy Eating. (read May 22, 2008)
4. Maxwell, Nancy Kalikow. Sacred Stacks: The Higher Purpose of Libraries and Librarianship. (read June 30, 2008)
5. Andros, Howard S. Buildings and Landmarks of Old Boston: A Guide to the Colonial, Provincial, Federal, and Greek Revival Periods, 1630-1850. (read July 28, 2008)

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5 Comments:

  • What fun and perfect timing. I just ordered my first book this morning. Thanks for the heads up!

    By Blogger Moultrie Creek, at 1:04 PM  

  • Welcome to the Non-Fiction Five Challenge, Lori! I'm glad you are joining in on the fun. :)

    I look forward to seeing what you choose to read.

    Happy Reading!

    By Blogger Joy, at 9:27 AM  

  • Yay! I love me some nonfiction! ;D

    By Blogger Maggie, at 1:09 PM  

  • I tried leaving a message and maybe it did and maybe it didn't go through? Anyhoo, I'm thrilled you are doing the challenge. I love me some nonfiction! :D

    By Blogger Maggie, at 1:11 PM  

  • Congratulations on finishing the challenge! :)

    By Blogger Joy, at 6:51 PM  

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