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9 Children’s Biography Books for Budding Historians

These children's biography books introduce young readers to important figures and moments in history, including Through My Eyes by Ruby Bridges.

8 Knockout New Nonfiction Books to Read in July 2023

The truth is in here! Build your brain and increase your smarts with these 8 great new nonfiction books to read in July of 2023.

8 Excellent LGBTQ+ Nonfiction Manga

As we wrap up Pride Month, celebrate the real lives of queer people in a different part of the world through these LGBTQ+ nonfiction manga!

8 Beautiful Books of Queer Science & Nature Writing

These beautiful examples of queer science and nature writing explore queer identity and celebrate nature in all its complex glory, including How Far the Light Reaches by Sabrina Imbler.

Grifters and Swindlers and Cons, Oh My! 10 Riveting White Collar Crime Books

Whether they’re craven ghouls or weirdo hucksters you find yourself rooting for, these white collar crime books are decidedly fascinating. Take for instance Big Dirty Money: The Shocking Injustice and Unseen Cost of White Collar Crime by Jennifer Taub.

9 of the Best New Nonfiction Releases to Read in June 2023

June 2023 brings us an embarrassment of riches in new nonfiction books, including nature memoirs and a look at the Troubled Teen Industry in The Elissas by Samantha Leach.

Truly Terrifying: 24 Must-Read Nonfiction Books for Horror Fans

Here's a list of must-read nonfiction for horror fans, because the truth may be stranger than fiction, but it's often scarier as well.

Cookbook Showdown: The Best BBQ Sauce Recipes, Tested

One home chef tests a variety of BBQ sauce recipes from popular cookbooks. Which sauce can take the heat?

9 Beautiful Nonfiction Books by Trans & Nonbinary Asian Authors to Read Right Now

These nonfiction books by trans and nonbinary Asian authors will have you rethinking what you know about nature, gender, and life itself. Start with How Far the Light Reaches by Sabrina Imbler.

Guilty Pleasures: 12 True Crime Classics

These influential and thought-provoking true crime classics, including Columbine by Dave Cullen, do more than tell a ripping tale of evil deeds.