Wednesday, July 1, 2009

Non-Fiction Five July Reviews

Non-Fiction Five Challenge
Post your July reviews in the comments below using the following format:

Your name and title of book: Trish - The Hot House
Your *URL: http://trishsbooks.blogspot.com/2009/03/hot-house-life-inside-leavenworth.html

I'll add them to this post so you have a list to click through (so *please leave a url I can copy and paste--if you want to leave a clickable link, that's fine in addition to the url).

JULY REVIEWS:

1. Becky - To Be a Slave
2. Jeane - It's Not About the Bike
3. Natasha - That Went Well, Adventures in Caring for My Sister
4. Alyce - Lumber Ghosts
5. Alyce - Long Walk to Freedom
6. J.T. Oldfield - The Third Jesus
7. Lynne - To Hell and Back
8. CB James - On Writing
9. Scrap Girl - Waiting on Manana
10. Corinne - Why Darwin Matters: The Case Against Intelligent Design
11. Corinne - Gift from the Sea
12. Corinne - An Edible History of Humanity
13. Alyce - Crazy for the Storm
14. Alyce - Alex & Me
15. Peta - The Burma Chronicles
16. Christina - Silent Spring
17. Jeane - Seaworthy
18. Jeane - Splendid Solution
19. Matt - The Hitler Myth
20. Matt - The Invasion of America
21. Matt - Weakness is a Crime: The Life of Bernarr Macfadden
22. Jeanette - Fred Astaire
23. Jeanette - Posters for the People: Art of the WPA
24. Book Psmith - Stephen Fry in America
25. Cath - Trains and Buttered Toast, a collection of radio broadcasts/essays
26. Nymeth - 84 Charing Cross Road
27. Lula O - The Wives of Henry the VIII
28. Scrap Girl - Angels in the Hair
29. Amanda - Mind-Rain
30. Katrina - The Long Way Down
31. CB James - The Great Mortality
32. Becky - Clara's War
33. Heather J - The Lost Men
34. Heather J - The Island at the Center of the World
35. Heather J - The Secret Doorway
36. Trish - The Complete Maus
37. Peta - Dreams From My Father
38. CB James - The Shakespeare Riots
39. Krin - Gipsy Moth Circles the World
40. Amanda - A Room of One's Own
41. Mish - The Female Brain

See June Reviews

27 comments:

Becky said...

My review of To Be A Slave by Julius Lester. It's a collection of primary accounts. Highly recommended!

Lynne said...

I read TO HELL AND BACK by Audie Murphy. The review is here.

Lynne said...

Here's the correct link for TO HELL AND BACK.

C. B. James said...

On Writing by Stephen King. It's terrific.

http://readywhenyouarecb.blogspot.com/2009/07/on-writing-memoir-of-craft-by-stephen.html

Scrap girl said...

here is my review for the nonfiction challenge.

http://serendipityteacher.blogspot.com/2009/07/waiting-on-manana-by-miranda-innes.html

I can't believe I only have one book left to read to complete the challenge.

Corinne said...

This was a deep one :)

Why Darwin Matters: The Case Against Intelligent Design by Michael Shermer

http://corinnesbookreviews.blogspot.com/2009/07/review-why-darwin-mattersthe-case.html

Corinne said...

So, I'll just throw the other two I've done into this month :)

Gift From the Sea by Anne Morrow Lindbergh

http://corinnesbookreviews.blogspot.com/2009/05/review-gift-from-sea-by-anne-morrow.html

and

An Edible history of Humanity by Tom Standage

http://corinnesbookreviews.blogspot.com/2009/05/review-edible-history-of-humanity-by.html

Alyce said...

I've got two more. I've been in a very nonfiction mood this month.

Crazy For the Storm by Norman Ollestad

http://athomewithbooks.blogspot.com/2009/07/crazy-for-storm-by-norman-ollestad.html


Alex & Me by Irene Pepperberg

http://athomewithbooks.blogspot.com/2009/07/alex-me-by-irene-pepperberg-review.html

Peta said...

The Burma Chronicles - Guy Delisle

http://thebookling.blogspot.com/2009/07/burma-chronicles-guy-delisle.html

Christina said...

Christina - Silent Spring
http://stacksofbooks.blogspot.com/2009/07/silent-spring-by-rachel-carson.html

Jeane said...

I've read two more.

Seaworthy by T.R. Pearson

http://dogeardiary.blogspot.com/2009/07/seaworthy_10.html

Splendid Solution by Jeffrey Kluger

http://dogeardiary.blogspot.com/2009/07/splendid-solution.html

Jeanette said...

http://jeanettesbooks.blogspot.com/2009/07/fred-astaire.html

Review of Fred Astaire biography. Unfortunately I did not really enjoy it all.

Jeanette said...

Another one from me.
Posters for the People: Art of the WPA

http://jeanettesbooks.blogspot.com/2009/07/posters-for-people-art-of-wpa.html

Book Psmith said...

Stephen Fry in America

http://bookpsmith.blogspot.com/2009/07/book-review-stephen-fry-in-america.html

Cath said...

Trains and Buttered Toast, a collection of radio broadcasts/essays by John Betjeman:

http://read-warbler.blogspot.com/2009/07/john-betjeman.html

Nymeth said...

84 Charing Cross Road by Helene Hanff

http://www.thingsmeanalot.com/2009/07/84-charing-cross-road-by-helene-hanff.html

When I picked this up I actually thought it was an epistolary novel and not a collection of real letters. But it's real, so I'm counting it :P

Lula O said...

Lula O (The Wives of Henry the VIII)

http://strictlyletters.blogspot.com/2009/07/wives-of-henry-viii-by-antonia-fraser.html

Scrap girl said...

Here is my final one. BOO HOO.

http://serendipityteacher.blogspot.com/2009/07/angels-in-my-hair-by-lorna-byrne.html

I have loved this challenge and look forward to joining in again next year.

Amanda said...

Hey! I have one for you: Mind-Rain, edited by Scott Westerfeld (literary analysis):

http://zenleaf.blogspot.com/2009/07/mind-rain-edited-by-scott-westerfeld.html

katrina said...

katrinasreads - Long Way Down by Charley Boorman and Ewzn McGregor

http://katrinasreads.blogspot.com/2009/07/my-thoughts-long-way-down-by-charley.html

krin said...

krin - Gipsy Moth Circles the World
http://krinek.blogspot.com/2009/07/gipsy-moth-circles-world-by-sir-francis.html

Becky said...

My review of Clara's War by Clara Kramer.

Heather J. said...

Trish - I just realized that I don't think I've posted links to ANY of the books I've read for the challenge so far ... oops! So these aren't all from July, but here are my reviews anyway.

Heather J. - The Lost Men

http://age30books.blogspot.com/2009/05/lost-men.html

Heather J. - The Island at the Center of the World

http://age30books.blogspot.com/2009/05/island-at-center-of-world.html

Heather J. - The Secret Doorway

http://age30books.blogspot.com/2009/06/secret-doorway-beyond-imagination.html

Peta said...

Another one for me - http://thebookling.blogspot.com/2009/07/dreams-from-my-father-barack-obama.html

C. B. James said...

The Shakespeare Riots

http://readywhenyouarecb.blogspot.com/2009/07/shakespeare-riots-by-nigel-cliff.html

I think that may be five.

Amanda said...

Last book for the NFF challenge, and I'm done!

A Room of One's Own
http://zenleaf.blogspot.com/2009/07/room-of-ones-own-by-virginia-woolf.html

Mish said...

The Female Brain by Louann Brizendine

http://ruinedbyreading.net/?p=72