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Good for a Girl, by Lauren Fleshman (audio)

Subtitled: A Woman Running in a Man’s World Fleshman is a retired world-class professional runner, and this book is both her memoir and a treatise on the way women are approached and treated in the sports and running world. In … Continue reading

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Sunday Coffee – An Unacceptable Book

One of the books that I planned to read for RIP this year was a short nonfiction book called Haunted History of Old San Antonio. It was written by a married couple who run ghost tours in town, and it … Continue reading

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Two Short Nonfiction Books

I read both of these over the weekend – two short little nonfiction books that I’ve decided to mini-review because I don’t have much to say about either of them. Community Cats – Anne Beall Subtitled: A Journey Into the … Continue reading

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Tell Me Everything, by Erika Krouse (audio)

Subtitled: The Story of a Private Investigation Part memoir, part legal/true crime, Krouse details the work she did as a private detective on a landmark case involving sexual assault in the collegiate football arena. Over the course of several years, … Continue reading

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April Mini-Reviews

Very little reading happened in April, but here are some mini-reviews of the things that got read in the corners of busyness! Remote Control by Nnedi Okorafor This is a sci-fi future-world story of a girl who is somehow infected … Continue reading

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How to Take Awesome Photos of Cats, by Andrew Marttila

This is a layman’s how-to book for cat photography, including 1) working with cats, 2) photo photography, 3) dedicated cameras, and 4) editing. Everything is simplified down to non-technical terms for easy understanding even if you’re an amateur photographer. Plus … Continue reading

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American Portrait, by Multiple Authors

Subtitled: The Story of Us, Told by Us This is a collection put out by PBS about people’s lives (mostly**) through the first year of the pandemic. There were various prompts posted online (“The tradition I carry on is…” or … Continue reading

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Understanding Exposure, by Bryan Peterson

Subtitled: How to Shoot Great Photographs with Any Camera The subtitle says it all. This isn’t so much a how-to for working a camera in manual mode, but to help photographers understand more the ins and outs of doing so … Continue reading

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It Could Be Worse, by Beth Probst

Subtitled: A Girlfriend’s Guide for Runners Who Detest Running The title and subtitle basically describe the book. Beth Probst is a larger-bodied person who took up running as a kind of personal challenge, and uses every kind of running incentive … Continue reading

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Sunday Coffee – Nonfiction November

I’m not officially participating in Nonfiction November, or looking at the prompts etc, but for years I’ve associated November blogging with two things: NaNoWriMo and Nonfiction November. I’m not doing NaNo again this year – there’s a high likelihood that … Continue reading

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