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25 Fascinating Nonfiction Reads

Posted about 14 days ago by Connie C

Posted in Cooking, Home and Garden, eBooks and Audiobooks, History and Politics and Nonfiction | Tagged with autobiographies, biographies, books, capital punishment, crime, dinosaurs, FBI, feminism, history, home schooling, memoirs, Native Americans, opioid abuse, political activists, public libraries, Schizophrenics, serial killers, Shipwrecks, true crime, true stories, women, World War II and WWII

A variety of nonfiction books for people who prefer real stories.

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Two Librarians, Too Many Books: Squad Goals

Posted 2 months ago by Allison Fiscus

Posted in eBooks and Audiobooks, Fiction, History and Politics, New Books and Movies and Nonfiction | Tagged with autobiographies, biographies, memoirs, Readers' Advisory, reading recommendations and Two Librarians, Too Many Books

It’s almost summer which means it’s almost peak-reading season which means it’s time for us to yell at each other about all the books there are to read (and for you to sit back and enjoy the show!). Read on for a lightly-edited-for-clarity transcription of our chat on the books about the best squads around.

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HerStory: Intersectional Feminism

Posted 5 months ago by Rebecca S

Posted in History and Politics and Nonfiction | Tagged with autobiographies, discrimination, feminism, feminists, intersectionality, memoirs, racism, sexism, social issues, Steinem Sisters Collection, women authors, women's history and Women's History Month

In celebration of Women's History Month, join the Steinem Sisters Collection for HerStory: Intersectional Feminism. Featuring four of the Toledo region’s most celebrated women’s activists and forward-thinkers, this special program will investigate how the feminist movement can be more diverse and inclusive through a renewed focus on intersectionality.

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10 Best Biographies of 2018

Posted 7 months ago by April S

Posted in eBooks and Audiobooks, New Books and Movies and Nonfiction | Tagged with aging, anecdotes, autobiographies, best books of 2018, Best Books of the Year, biographies, essays, farmers, Humor, memoirs, mortality, notable books, personality tests, psychology, reading recommendations, slavery, slaves and wit

Biographies, autobiographies, essays and memoirs from famous and not so famous, but very interesting people sharing intimate details of their lives.

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A Year Of ...

Posted about 1 year ago by Sarah H

Posted in Children and Parenting, Cooking, Home and Garden, eBooks and Audiobooks, Health and Wellness and History and Politics | Tagged with adventure travel, ambition, autobiographies, compulsive hoarding, goals, gratitude, happiness, housekeeping, Humor, inspiration, journeys, memoirs, motivation, personal growth, personal narratives, relationships, self-actualization, self-confidence, self-discovery, self-improvement, year long memoir projects and year-long projects

How much can one person accomplish in the span of a year - continue reading to find out.

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