Tag: non-fiction

Review: Self-Care for Autistic People by Megan Anna Neff

Review: Self-Care for Autistic People by Megan Anna Neff

Self-Care for Autistic People by Megan Anna Neff My Rating: Genre: Non-fiction/ self help/ self-care/ austism Blurb: Ditch the stigma, celebrate your identity, and put yourself first with these 100+ exercises that reinforce the idea that neurodiversity is a strength and teaches you how to relax, destress, find your community, practice self-love, and more. When you’re autistic, it can be tough to prioritize wellness. Self-Care for Autistic People can help you engage in some neurodivergent self-care—without pretending to be neurotypical. You’ll find more than 100 activities that help you accept yourself, destigmatize autism, find your community, and take care of […]

Posted June 10, 2024 by Lola in Non-Fiction, Review / 1 Comment

Review: Notes for Neuro Navigators by Jolene Stockman

Review: Notes for Neuro Navigators by Jolene Stockman

Notes for Neuro Navigators Jolene Stockman My Rating: 5 stars Genre: Neurodivergent Blurb: “Being autistic is full-on, but being in the life of someone who is autistic? This can be epic, world-changing love.” In a world built for neurotypicals, how can you help autistic loved ones navigate their way to happiness? Packed with strategies and honest, down-to-earth advice, autistic author Jolene Stockman explores the myriad ways you can boost the autistic in your life: from creating safe spaces and supporting self-care, to changing your own perspective, and advocating for them with others. Picking up this book is the next step […]

Posted December 21, 2023 by Lola in Non-Fiction / 2 Comments

Review: Mindful Conversation by Peter Gibb

Review: Mindful Conversation by Peter Gibb

Mindful Conversation Peter Gibb My Rating: 5 stars Genre: Non-Fiction/ Communication Blurb: Expand your world with deeper connection and more compelling expression. Stir in less anxiety, less struggle, more peace. In short, better relationships, improved satisfaction, and joy. This book explores the three levels of conversation in a delightful mix of inspiration, practical advice, humor, stories, and practice exercises to guide you along the path. If you’ve ever felt left out or wondered why others don’t pay attention to what you say, felt stuck about how to start (or end) a conversation, or been “triggered” by the very person you […]

Posted April 11, 2023 by Lola in Non-Fiction, Review / 2 Comments

Review: A Pocket Guide to Pigeon Watching by Rosemary Mosco

Review: A Pocket Guide to Pigeon Watching by Rosemary Mosco

A Pocket Guide to Pigeon Watching: Getting to Know the World’s Most Misunderstood Bird by Rosemary Mosco My Rating: 5 stars Genre: Non-fiction/ Pigeons/ Animals Blurb: Pigeons coo, peck and nest all over the world, yet most of us treat them with indifference or disdain. So Rosemary Mosco, a bird-lover, science communicator, writer, and cartoonist (and co-author of The Atlas Obscura Explorer’s Guide for the World’s Most Adventurous Kid) is here to give the pigeon’s image a makeover, and to help every town- and city-dweller get closer to nature by discovering the joys of birding through pigeon-watching. Fact: Pigeons are […]

Posted November 2, 2021 by Lola in Non-Fiction, Review / 4 Comments

Review: Early Readers Catch the Worms by Carol Beth Anderson

Review: Early Readers Catch the Worms by Carol Beth Anderson

Early Readers Catch the Worms by Carol Beth Anderson My Rating: 4 stars Genre: Non-fiction/ self publishing Blurb: Empower yourself to build teams of alpha, beta, and ARC readers who follow through and help you write better novels! Ever throw an apple away because you found a worm inside? Worms slither into novel manuscripts too … weaknesses and errors that make readers want to throw away a book (or trash it in reviews)! But effective early readers catch those worms. This comprehensive guide will teach you to get results from your alpha and beta readers with these tools: *Practical, step-by-step […]

Posted February 16, 2021 by Lola in Non-Fiction, Review / 3 Comments

Review: Write Great Beginnings by Sandra Gerth

Review: Write Great Beginnings by Sandra Gerth

Write Great Beginnings (The Writer’s Guide Series) by Sandra Gerth My Rating: 4 stars Genre: Non-fiction/ Writing Blurb: The beginning is the most important part of your book. The first chapter—probably even the first page—is what makes agents and editors accept or reject a manuscript, and it’s what makes readers decide to buy a book or pick another. But writing a compelling opening is hard because there are so many things a great beginning needs to do and so many mistakes to avoid. In this book, Sandra Gerth draws on her experience as an editor and best-selling author to teach […]

Posted October 21, 2020 by Lola in Non-Fiction / 2 Comments

Review: Writing Killer Cover Copy by Elena Johnson

Review: Writing Killer Cover Copy by Elena Johnson

Writing Killer Cover Copy by Elana Johnson My Rating: 4 stars Genre: Non-fiction/ self publishing Blurb: Craft cover copy that will convert browsers into buyers at a higher rate, entice readers to buy and read immediately, and sell more books! Writing killer cover copy is an essential skill for anyone who’s written a book, especially authors running their own self-publishing business. Combined with the cover of a book, it’s the most essential piece in an Indie author’s arsenal that can help increase conversions and sell more books. And the best part? Authors have ultimate control over their cover copy! You […]

Posted August 11, 2020 by Lola in Non-Fiction, Review / 2 Comments