Nonfiction Favorites

By Reading is Like Breathing

By Reading is Like Breathing

Outliers: The Story of Success

Malcolm Gladwell

$18.99 $17.47

One of my favorite books of all time.

Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind

Yuval Noah Harari

$24.99 $22.99

Another wonderful book that makes you think. Hari lays out 70,000 years worth of history in a way that is insightful and captivating.

The Moment of Lift: How Empowering Women Changes the World

Melinda Gates

$26.99 $24.83

A great read, especially for those interested in human rights/female empowerment. Gates weaves personal stories from her philanthropic work in with data-backed arguments of why supporting women around the world has huge benefits on families, communities, and society as a whole.

Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption

Bryan Stevenson

$17.00 $15.64

Another of my all-time favorite books. The incredible story of Bryan Stevenson and Equal Justice Initiative's work to advocate on the behalf of death row inmates (many of them wrongly convicted), and others whom the justice system has failed. This book is a must-read for everyone.

Hidden Figures: The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped Win the Space Race

Margot Lee Shetterly

$17.99 $16.55

Fascinating read about a group of brilliant, courageous women.

The Boys in the Boat: Nine Americans and Their Epic Quest for Gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics

Daniel James Brown

$18.00 $16.56

Another one of my favorite books! It's such an interesting read, and pulled me in from the first page. Also loved that it was set in the Pacific Northwest.

Furious Hours: Murder, Fraud, and the Last Trial of Harper Lee

Casey Cep

$26.95 $24.79

Fascinating read and so well written!

Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance

Angela Duckworth

$18.99 $17.47

Half the Sky: Turning Oppression Into Opportunity for Women Worldwide

Nicholas D. Kristof and Sheryl Wudunn

$16.00 $14.72

Factfulness: Ten Reasons We're Wrong about the World--And Why Things Are Better Than You Think

Ola Rosling, Anna Rosling Rรถnnlund, et al.

$27.99 $25.75