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Cinfhen
Decades: A Century of Fashion | Cameron Silver, Rebecca DiLiberto
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Ok Littens, I‘ve given this A LOT of thought and I‘ve come up with my #Top10ofTheDecade #NonFictionEdition
These are the 10 books from 2010-2019 that left the greatest impression on me
Have you read these?? Do you agree?? PLEASE share your #Top10ofTheDecade #NonFictionEdition with me
I‘m still thinking of my ten fiction choices 😬I‘m tagging a random 10 friends to get this hashtag started but EVERYONE is encouraged to share their favorites❣️❣️❣️

Bookwormjillk The only one I‘ve read is Unbroken and I definitely believe it belongs there. 4d
britt_brooke This is a fabulous list! I‘ve read all except Behind the Beautiful Forevers, which I‘m now, of course, stacking. 📚😊 Fall and Rise will definitely make my list. I‘ll have to think this over. Thanks for the tag! 🤗 4d
Suet624 Trevor Noah, for sure. 4d
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britt_brooke I also really loved Evicted, The Trauma Cleaner, and Five Days at Memorial. 4d
Kimberlone Great idea! 4d
Booksnchill Oh, I‘ll rummage in my memory attic and post my list- how interesting! 4d
4thhouseontheleft I definitely agree with some of these that I have read: Henrietta Lacks, Just Mercy, and Trevor Noah. Maybe Beautiful Forevers, too. I need to do my list. 4d
mdm139 I haven‘t read all of these, but I personally love The Lost City of the Monkey God and Killers of the Flower Moon and The Feather Thief. 4d
squirrelbrain Gosh, that‘s very difficult! I‘ll have a think but so many to choose from.... 🤔 4d
Cinfhen I love that expression memory attic @Booksnchill I can‘t wait to see what treasures you find!!! I totally loved Lost City of Monkey God @mdm139 and Killers and Feather Thief were good too....what else would you add??!! 4d
Cinfhen I‘m looking forward to your lists @britt_brooke @4thhouseontheleft @squirrelbrain 10 years of books is a lot to unwind. 4d
Cinfhen Thanks @Bookwormjillk @Suet624 @Kimberlone I‘m sure I probably left at a few that I‘ll regret/remember later on 🤓Please share your lists or if nonfiction isn‘t your thing you could share the fiction edition!!!! I‘m still mulling that list over 🙄 4d
Soubhiville I completely agree with two of these I‘ve read- Born a Crime and Hunger. Now I have to add a bunch to my TBR 😁. I‘m going to think about my top 10 lists, but I‘m not sure I can narrow it down that much! 4d
Hooked_on_books Man, that‘s going to be tough! It could take me a while. I‘ve read 7 of these, all excellent. Just Mercy, Evicted, and Hunger are all likely to make my list. 4d
Kimberlone @Cinfhen I‘m going to have to think about it for awhile too! 4d
TrishB I‘ve read 3.5 😁 (good for me!) and have one on the pile! Members of Henrietta Lacks family were at my uni a few weeks ago for a conference on ethics and data! 4d
Lindy Nice list! The five of your choices that I‘ve read were 5-star reads for me: Behind the Beautiful Forevers; Immortal Life; Evicted; Trauma Cleaner; and Hunger. So hard to choose a top ten. 4d
Cinfhen That‘s cool @TrishB I‘m tagging you when I do the #Top10ofTheDecade #FictionEdition although I wonder if you‘ll be able to narrow it down!!!! 4d
Cinfhen I know!!! I tried to choose books that taught me something, interested me and stayed with me @Lindy @Soubhiville @Hooked_on_books but it‘s REALLY DIFFICULT to settle on 10! 4d
TrishB I‘m going to lose sleep over that! 😁 4d
Cinfhen Hahaha @TrishB I‘ve changed my fiction list a dozen times and I‘ve narrowed it down to 13 😅 4d
Mdargusch I‘m making my list now. Unbroken is one of my choices too! 👍🏼 4d
Kalalalatja Great idea! I‘ll have to think it over while falling asleep, like @TrishB 😬 4d
BarbaraBB Great list, although I don‘t read much NF. I loved The Trauma Cleaner and hated Hunger. I‘ll have to think of my fiction top 10, while falling asleep 💤 too! 💕 4d
Bookwormjillk @Cinfhen I looked at my list and I only had 8, but then I added Unbroken so I‘m up to 9. 🤪 They are Outliers, Destiny of the Republic, Bossy Pants, The Power of Habit, Pat and Dick (about Richard Nixon), Glitter and Glue, Sally Ride, and Save Me The Plums. 4d
jenniferw88 I better see Gone Girl on your fiction list! 🤣🤣🤣 am going to post #bottom10ofthedecade lists tomorrow lol. 4d
KarenUK Read 4, really want to read 5 days at memorial..... Fantastic list 😊💕👍 (edited) 4d
ReadingEnvy Um I would struggle to pick a top ten for 2019! 4d
BarbaraTheBibliophage Gaaaaahhh! I can not even imagine narrowing ten years down to ten books. I need about 50! 🤪🤪 4d
Crazeedi This is a great idea! I'm checking my reads to come up with my list 4d
vivastory I've only read Evicted & I definitely agree with that 4d
erzascarletbookgasm I‘ve only read Born A Crime, Just Mercy and Immortal Life. (edited) 4d
erzascarletbookgasm Books published or read in the last decade? 4d
Cinfhen I did books that were PUBLISHED from 2010 -2019 @erzascarletbookgasm 4d
Cinfhen Making the nonfiction list wasn‘t as difficult as a fiction list @vivastory @Crazeedi @BarbaraTheBibliophage @ReadingEnvy but I do think my top reads of 2019 are ALL nonfiction 🎉🎉🎉 4d
Cinfhen Gone Girl is 1000% in my BEST list @jenniferw88 and THE GREAT ALONE would be on my #Bottom10ofTheDecade 😘 4d
Cinfhen I‘m tagging you for #Top10ofTheDecade #FictionEdition @BarbaraBB @Kalalalatja @KarenUK so start thinking ♥️😛 4d
Crazeedi @Cinfhen I agree, that fiction may be difficult! 4d
Cinfhen What‘s Sally Ride about @Bookwormjillk ??? And I forgot how much I LOVED Bossy Pants!!!! I‘m gonna check out the Nixon book for an upcoming 2020 nonfiction challenge 4d
Kalalalatja Fiction! That‘s even harder 😅😅 4d
Bookwormjillk @Cinfhen It‘s a really good biography of Sally Ride. I picked it up randomly at an airport and couldn‘t stop reading. 3d
Cinfhen I wasn‘t familiar with the astronaut Sally Ride. #LiveAndLearn 🤓 @Bookwormjillk (edited) 3d
4thhouseontheleft I think I need to separate out memoirs for their own category, none of them ended up making my Top 10 (working on posting now!), but I read some excellent ones. 3d
Cinfhen I know!! It was hard to separate the memoirs because there have been so many in the last 10 years @4thhouseontheleft but Born A Crime just stood out for me🙌🏻 3d
4thhouseontheleft @Cinfhen That was one I left on the cutting room floor along with Becoming and a few others. The only one that made the cut is Maya Angelou. ☺️ 3d
Riveted_Reader_Melissa Great idea, and great list! 3d
BookNAround I‘ll eventually do thins @Cinfhen but I have 3 more nonfiction books I‘m hoping to read by the end of the year and I don‘t want to choose prematurely in case one or all of them are amazing. 😉 17h
Cinfhen I‘m looking forward to your list / whenever you get to it @BookNAround 🥰 16h
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4thhouseontheleft
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I've been pondering what to choose for #Booked2020 #LiveandLearn, and seem to have settled on a book about climate change. I plan on going in-depth into this topic next year. The Climate Reality Project has an excellent list on their blog, I plan on reading all 5 of these next year!

https://www.climaterealityproject.org/blog/book-club-five-must-read-books-about-...

Also works for the Climate Change prompt for #nonfiction2020!
#NFNov

Riveted_Reader_Melissa That will definitely work. I‘ll have to check it out! 3w
4thhouseontheleft @Riveted_Reader_Melissa So, I've actually downloaded the syllabus for the Cambridge Environmental Management curriculum and I am using that as the basis for my own Self-Study. I feel like I talk about climate change all the time, but I only have a surface level knowledge. I want to dig deep into the science. 😃 3w
Emilymdxn The overstory is one of my favourite novels ever written! It‘s a long one but so rewarding. The uninhabitable earth is really good too! Hope you don‘t mind a million comments but I‘ll tag a couple of books I‘ve learned a lot from here as I did a deep dive into climate reading this year! This one is my favourite from a political perspective 3w
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Emilymdxn This book on sea level rise and flooding specifically is probably the book I quote from most in conversations about climate change 3w
Emilymdxn And this one was a great history that helped me understand how the western world got to the place it‘s at at the moment from the 70s to now 3w
4thhouseontheleft Stacked, stacked and stacked!! I'd love any resources or recommendations you want to throw my way. 3w
Riveted_Reader_Melissa I‘ll just add more, this one is excellent, I was thinking aboit rereading it this next year. (edited) 3w
Riveted_Reader_Melissa Adjacent, but also good was this one I read this year. 3w
Riveted_Reader_Melissa Sounds like a great plan. Share your syllabus when you‘re ready. That sounds like it make a great NF Buddy/Group read. 3w
Riveted_Reader_Melissa By they way, did you get my email address yesterday while I had it posted....it took it down late last night, I wasn‘t sure if it was a good idea to leave it posted indefinitely. 3w
4thhouseontheleft @Riveted_Reader_Melissa oops, I don't think I did. Sorry, I've been kind of all over the place this weekend. I'm having some serious ADHD moments lately. 😂 3w
4thhouseontheleft @Riveted_Reader_Melissa The 6th Extinction is high on my list! It was actually on the wish list I gave my parents, but then I realized that my climate change denying family probably would not buy it for me. 🙄So I will probably be buying it myself sometime before the New Year. 3w
4thhouseontheleft @Riveted_Reader_Melissa Got it, and sending you an email now, so you can delete your email. 😁 3w
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Cinfhen
Wolf Hall | Hilary Mantel
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Dear sweet Helen, I definitely fancy a buddyread of Wolf Hall for #Booked2020 #LiveAndLearn 🤓You‘re the BEST!!! Thanks for the lovely card and gifts!!!! I‘m very excited for my study guide, since I know ZERO English History😬 Looking Forward xx

squirrelbrain I also know nothing about that period of English history! 😳 Looking forward to a #buddyread! 3w
TrishB I‘ll be so interested to see what you think of this. It‘s a difficult writing style and I suspect may be even more difficult if you don‘t know the history! Study guide is a great idea. I‘m very excited about the final one next year. 3w
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CarolynM I really hope you like it. I wasn't keen to read it (it was a book group pick) but once I started I literally could not put it down. I loved it. I'm not sure why people struggle with the writing, you just need to remember that if she just says "he" she means Cromwell? 3w
Cinfhen Need to Google Cromwell 😬 @CarolynM 3w
CarolynM Thomas Cromwell NOT Oliver! 3w
Cinfhen Hahaha!!! Ok / thanks @CarolynM xx 3w
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xicanti
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Pickpick

I don‘t assign star ratings to religious texts, but THE ART OF LIVING would rank high if I did. It‘s valuable, affecting, and applicable to people at all stages of their spiritual journey. Thich Nhat Hanh writes from a Buddhist perspective without assuming the reader‘s Buddhism, and I‘m sure people of all faiths will find much to consider in here.

He‘s also inspired me to dig deeper. I hereby commit to reading at least 12 Buddhist texts in 2020.

4thhouseontheleft Great goal! 3w
xicanti @4thhouseontheleft I‘m excited. I‘ve already started adding books to my library list, 3w
4thhouseontheleft I have been thinking about what to read for the #LiveandLearn #Booked2020 prompt, and the #pop20 book on something you know nothing about, and it‘s turning into a whole study plan for next year that will be way more than 2 books. 😂 3w
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xicanti @4thhouseontheleft the best book challenge prompts lead you down fun rabbit holes like that! 3w
jenniferw88 And this is on my radar 3w
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Cinfhen
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Pickpick

WOW!! Such a comprehensive and complicated subject matter but never dry or overly academic. So much to contemplate. I wish I read this with my bookclub as there were numerous ethical and moral issues. I can‘t even imagine putting myself in any of these peoples shoes. Epilogue was interesting as it mentions Hurricane Sandy and the lessons learnt from Katrina.
#NonFictionNovember
#BookClubWorthy
#LiveAndLearn

Cinfhen Thank you so much @Bklover for this book!!! I never would have picked it up on my own and it was a 5 star read!!!! 1mo
Bklover Glad you liked it! I just sent you an email- let me know if you don‘t get it❤️ 1mo
Reviewsbylola Off to see if my library has it on audio. 😆 1mo
Cinfhen Just responded @Bklover 😘 1mo
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TrishB
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#likeaprayer #movember
Have a couple of Chernobyl books on my kindle that I haven‘t got to yet!

Cinfhen That‘s going to be a subject I plan on tackling in 2020. #SoManyBooksSoLittleTime #LiveAndLearn 1mo
TrishB @Cinfhen great idea 👍🏻 I‘m going to get some planing done once I get to my holidays! Still one more to finish for #booked2019 1mo
Cathythoughts Planning sounds like a good idea. I‘m completely without a plan ... 🤔... maybe a Litsy diary for 2020 💡 1mo
TrishB @Cathythoughts me too! I want to plan when I feel relaxed and less stressed with work! 1mo
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Reviewsbylola
Emily Dickinson: Poems | Emily Dickinson
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Emily was quite the #beautifulstranger. She rarely left her bedroom, much less her house, and often insisted on speaking to visitors through her closed from door. #movember

cathysaid I feel ya, Emily. 💕 1mo
Cinfhen Interesting #LiveAndLearn 1mo
BarbaraBB I didn‘t know! Interesting fact! 1mo
emilyhaldi My kinda gal 1mo
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4thhouseontheleft
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Okay, peer pressure. 😂😂

This is my tentative stack for Winter #Booked2020. All subject to change.

1. Children of Blood and Bone - Tomi Adeyemi
2. A Gentleman in Moscow - Amos Towles
3. The Modern Witchcraft Book of Tarot - Skye Alexander
4. The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo - Taylor Jenkins Reid
5. Girls of Paper and Fire - Natasha Ngan
6. Lost in Translation - Ella Sanders

TheBookAddict That looks like a good stack. I have some of those on my TBR. 1mo
Cinfhen I was thinking Gentleman in Moscow would be perfect for hat 🎩 1mo
Cinfhen And im considering reading Children of Blood for #YApocAuthor 1mo
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4thhouseontheleft @Cinfhen I was originally going to go with a head covering, like🧕 but Gentleman in Moscow has been on my tbr for a while now! 1mo
Cinfhen There are so many options for that prompt!! I actually own 6 books that would have worked 1mo
BarbaraTheBibliophage Nice plan! Like your #liveandlearn pick! I‘ve been thinking about getting my deck out again. 1mo
4thhouseontheleft @BarbaraTheBibliophage That‘s actually the prompt I‘m most likely to change! I have so many to choose from for #liveandlearn! 1mo
Scochrane26 The gentleman in Moscow ❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️ 1mo
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Cinfhen
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I‘m following the lead of some others and posting my very tentative #WinterPicks for #Booked2020 🎉I own all 6 books which helps with my goal this year...to use at least half the books I own for challenges. I also choose 3 nonfiction picks. Can‘t wait to see what others are planning to read🤓

Sace Oooo... Who will lead us looks interesting! 1mo
Sace *Who Will Lead Us 1mo
TrishB I have a Place for Us- which prompt are you using that for? I haven‘t started any planning yet! 1mo
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TrishB I didn‘t even know what that meant so thank you 😘 1mo
BarbaraBB Interesting choices. Which one is set in Hollywood and which one is about learning? 1mo
Sace I've got several books on Hasidim that I should *finally* read. 1mo
Cinfhen @Sace I was surprised that this book was suggested for bookclub but it received an unanimous vote 1mo
Cinfhen I think the author may Skype in with us @Sace 1mo
BarbaraBB Thanks! I‘ll look into them! 1mo
Cinfhen @TrishB a millennial author is someone born between 1982 and 2004 (the closest range to "official" when it comes to millennials) FYI ( just ask Siri) 1mo
Cinfhen My pleasure @BarbaraBB 🥰 1mo
TrishB Ta 😘 1mo
Bookzombie I really enjoyed The Lady from the Black Lagoon and is perfect for the Hollywood catagory. 🙂 1mo
BarbaraTheBibliophage Great picks, just as I expected! 😘 1mo
Cinfhen Awwww, thanks @BarbaraTheBibliophage I choose all my Spring picks too 🙈all from books I own!!!! 1mo
Cinfhen I‘m excited to hear that @Bookzombie I bought it from Audible a few weeks ago on a #DailyDeal 😊 1mo
BarbaraTheBibliophage @Cinfhen I have to find some time to work on my 2020 spreadsheet. Of course, I still have several weeks. But still, I‘m anxious to make my picks! 1mo
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