New In Non-Fiction 2020

New In Non-Fiction 2020

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With the state of the world currently in turmoil, why not read something to keep you updated with current events? Or just something that keeps you more connected with the world. These nonfiction picks are filled with amazing stories that are written about true events and facts about the world. These new books are ones you are going to want to read right away.   1. Prison by Any Other Name by Maya Schenwar and Victoria Law Image via Amazon Prison by Any Other Name, is about criminal justice reform, and how there are other ways of imprisionment without putting …

NaNoWriMo Is Over… Now What?

NaNoWriMo Is Over… Now What?

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With the month of November drawn to a close, so too does NaNoWriMo end. NaNoWriMo, for those who might not be familiar, is the month-long writing challenge that pushes writers to write 50,000 words in thirty days. For some, this is a good way to help crank out first drafts of projects. For others, the act of writing so much is exhausting and it will only end in burnout. This challenge is not made simpler by the fact that November is by no means an easy month. For students, this month means working on final papers for class or preparing …

5 Quotes To Help You Kick Your NaNoWriMo Slump

5 Quotes To Help You Kick Your NaNoWriMo Slump

With the month winding down and NaNoWriMo writers working to reach their respective 50,000 word goals, it should come as no surprise that many of these NaNo participants are experiencing a writer’s slump. Some of these individuals might be dealing with deadlines that relate to school, or perhaps work is taking its toll as the holidays fast approach. Or maybe it’s just good old fashioned writer’s block — the scourge of all writers. Regardless, this is the time of the month where NaNo writers are confronted by their exhaustion, and they have to make the choice to keep working towards …

8 of Michelle Obama’s Must-Reads

8 of Michelle Obama’s Must-Reads

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Book lovers and Obama supporters alike wait with anticipation every year to hear Barrack Obama’s book picks for that summer. Fortunately, you now have another round of books to choose from thanks to Michelle who has a few book recommendations of her own. Despite your ever-growing to-be-read pile, when Michelle Obama tells you to read a certain book, you listen! Following the release of her own memoir, Becoming, Michelle reveals eight more must-reads in her “By the Book” interview, published on December 6, 2018 in the New York Times. Other titles come from an interview with Jenna Bush Hager and …

8 of Michelle Obama's Must-Reads

8 of Michelle Obama's Must-Reads

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Book lovers and Obama supporters alike wait with anticipation every year to hear Barrack Obama’s book picks for that summer. Fortunately, you now have another round of books to choose from thanks to Michelle who has a few book recommendations of her own. Despite your ever-growing to-be-read pile, when Michelle Obama tells you to read a certain book, you listen! Following the release of her own memoir, Becoming, Michelle reveals eight more must-reads in her “By the Book” interview, published on December 6, 2018 in the New York Times. Other titles come from an interview with Jenna Bush Hager and …