Tag: nonfiction

Hidden Figures by Margot Lee Shetterly

Hidden Figures by Margot Lee Shetterly

Hidden Figures: The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped Win the Space Race by Margot Lee Shetterly Published by Blackstone Audio, HarperCollins on Sept. 6, 2016 Genres: History, Nonfiction Format: Audiobook Source: the library Purchase: Amazon Goodreads The phenomenal true story of the… June 9, 2017 Book Reviews 8 ★★★★★

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Fairy Homes and Gardens

Fairy Homes and Gardens

Fairy Homes and Gardens by Ashley Rooney and Barbara Purchia Published by Schiffer Publishing, Limited on 2014-10-28 Genres: Crafts, Gardening, Nonfiction Pages: 128 Format: eBook Source: the publisher Goodreads Many supernatural creatures are said to inhabit our world. Their magical, wonderland realm has been the subject of many books, movies,… Read more »

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The Yarn Whisperer, by Clara Parkes (review)

The Yarn Whisperer, by Clara Parkes (review)

Description:   Renowned knitter and author Clara Parkes ponders the roles knitting plays in her life via 22 captivating, poignant, and laugh-out-loud funny essays. Recounting tales of childhood and adulthood, family, friends, adventure, privacy, disappointment, love, and celebration, she hits upon the universal truths that drive knitters to create and… Read more »

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The Disappearing Spoon, by Sam Kean (guest review)

The Disappearing Spoon, by Sam Kean (guest review)

Category: Nonfiction; sciencePublisher: Little, Brown, & Company (2010)Book Source: Public library (audiobook) The Periodic Table is one of man’s crowning scientific achievements. But it’s also a treasure trove of stories of passion, adventure, betrayal, and obsession. The infectious tales and astounding details in The Disappearing Spoon follow carbon, neon, silicon,… Read more »

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The Sound of Paper, by Julia Cameron (Review)

The Sound of Paper, by Julia Cameron (Review)

Category: Nonfiction     Subject: Writing, creativity, and creative block How I got the book: Public library The Sound of Paper: Starting From Scratch is a series of related chapter or essays on creativity and creative blocks.  Author Julia Cameron (The Artist’s Way) begins each essay (or chapter) by musing on some… Read more »

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