Category Archives: Nonfiction

Task #19: A Book Based on a True Story – The Wright Brothers

Everyone knows the Wright brothers and what they did, but how many people really know about their lives and what it took for them to accomplish their goal of building the first plane piloted by a man? Do we know … Continue reading

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Task #12: A Book of Short Stories – David and Goliath

To start: I know that David and Goliath by Malcolm Gladwell isn’t an established book of short stories. But it is a set of short stories told in a manner that intertwines events and principles to bring the audiences attention … Continue reading

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Task #49: A Book You Started but Never Finished – Creativity Inc.

When it comes to the idea of running my own business, I have no idea what I would do. Maybe a writing workshop or a writers guild where writers work together, using each other as sounding boards to publish their … Continue reading

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Task #8: A Funny Book – At Home

I was disappointed with this task, not because of the book itself (At Home was a phenomenal read) but because it didn’t fit well into the category. For those of you familiar with Bill Bryson’s books you will know that … Continue reading

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Task 14: A Nonfiction Book – Why Gender Matters

In a day and age where gender equality is the goal and gender roles and boundaries become more and more skewed, it would do us good to take a moment out of our ever-busy lives and look at what makes … Continue reading

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Book #32: The Read-Aloud Handbook

If you plan to have children, if you have children, or if you work with children you should have a copy of this book. You don’t even have to read the whole thing. The chapters are divided clearly to inform … Continue reading

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Book #31: The Fear Project

Looking out over the cliffs edge everything falls away, revealing the world as seen only by those native to the sky. Green forest land and the clear blue of Lake Willoughby stretch out before me while green and grey pinnacles … Continue reading

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