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Year of the Asian Reading Challenge 2019!

I’ve been trying to be better about going around and commenting to other people’s posts. I was looking at the lovely Book Rambler’s blog and saw her Year of the Asian Reading Challenge post. I could not have signed up more quickly.

Basically, the idea is that you make a pledge to read as many books by Asian authors as you can and I am living for it.

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Facing Death: My Top 5 Nonfiction Books About Death

Death is a part of life. There’s no escaping it and while some people dread death and others embrace it, we’re fascinated by it. For example, think of the last movie you saw without a death in it. Even Disney movies kill off their villains most of the time.

So lately, I’ve been reading a lot about death. I was always fascinated by the True Crime side of things, but never really thought about what it would be like on the other side. Books about death or facing death can take on all sorts of feelings. Usually they fall into two camp: the serious and the irreverent.

For obvious reasons, I find the irreverent more fun. While they can still be terrifying and unnerving, they take the edge off a bit. I’m not including adventure nonfiction in this list, but if you’re looking for those, you can find them here.

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