The Man Who Invented Christmas by Les Standiford

I was looking for one last non-fiction book for the year to make it an even 12—a lot for me, and I’ve been in the mood for Christmas reading, if you haven’t noticed from my last few posts. Which led me to The Man Who Invented Christmas. No, Charles Dickens …

American Eden: David Hosack, Botany, and Medicine in the Garden of the Early Republic by Victoria Johnson

I have to thank Katie at Doing Dewey and her Nonfiction Reading Challenge for encouraging me to read more non-fiction this year. This is the 9th non-fiction book I’ve read this year, which is the most since Amber was little and I’d read aloud to her. We used to read …