Beyond true crime, these are some of my favorite nonfiction titles of 2019. Not only were these books a great story—they're true! 1. A Woman of No Importance: The Untold Story of the American Spy Who Helped Win World War II by Sonia Purnell I love learning about corners of history that weren't taught in … Continue reading 2019 in review: 3 favorite nonfiction titles
One of the biggest changes this past year is that I've become a fan of nonfiction. I used to dislike reading nonfiction (see this post), but this year I've found myself enjoying nonfiction just as much—if not more—than fiction. Read more about my reading reflections on 2019 and goals for 2020 here! 1. Bad Blood: … Continue reading 2019 in review: 3 Favorite True Crime books
Title: Give and Take: Why Helping Others Drives Our Success Author: Adam GrantMy rating: 5 / 5In a nutshell: You probably have to work with other people on a daily basis. Give and Take provides a new model for doing business that is based on the golden rule, and I found it compelling. Even if you don't regularly … Continue reading Give and Take by Adam Grant | Book Review
Musings on the beginning of a new year and reflections on 2017. Plus, my favorite books of 2017!
Title: Blue Like Jazz Author: Donald Miller My rating: 3 / 5 Genre: Nonfiction, Memoir TL;DR: I didn't find the writing style sophisticated or completely enjoyable, but the perspective and ideas presented make this one worth the read. Expect to be challenged and prepare to ask yourself questions about your own version of faith. You get a strange mix … Continue reading Old book, new review: Blue Like Jazz by Donald Miller