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10 New Nonfiction Book Releases For May 2024

These 10 new books hitting shelves in May 2024 will have something for every kind of reader.

The Most Popular Nonfiction Books of 2024 So Far, According to Goodreads

Here are the most popular nonfiction books of 2024 so far, according to Goodreads. Titles span from essay collections to memoir to science.

Books on Parenting and Pregnancy for the First-Time Parent

Need a starting place? So did this overwhelmed newbie. Find books on parenting and pregnancy curated by one first-time parent for another.

Empowering LGBTQ+ Self-Improvement and Wellness Books

We're here! We're queer! And we need some goddamn self-care! Find the inspiration you need in these LGBTQ+ self-improvement books.

8 Useful Books About Focusing to Improve Your Attention Span

Focusing is hard, whether as a result of neurodivergence, or just living in the modern world. These books about focusing give useful hints.

Lighting Up Our Brains: Books about Reading

Find nonfiction and fiction titles that focus on examining the act of reading and how it affects our day-to-day lives.

10 of the Best Books about Octopuses. Or Octopi. Or Octopodes. Whatever You Call Them.

Find the best nonfiction and fictional octopus books for adults to learn more about these weird and wonderful creatures.

8 Genre-Blending Nonfiction Books You Need To Read

These genre-blending nonfiction books defy true categorization, offering us new ways to view the world around us.

10 of the Best New Nonfiction Books To Read in April 2024

Whether you're a nonfiction novice or a true stories pro, some of these new nonfiction books out April 2024 are sure to catch your eye.

8 Nonfiction Books That SFF Fans Will Love

Adventure, new worlds, historical magic: these nonfiction books explore topics that science fiction and fantasy lovers will enjoy.