When I first saw this, I got kind of panicky. I am an avid reader. I keep books beside our bed, beside the bathtub, in my diaper bag and purse.
I am probably one of the last people in my age group to not have a Kindle. But it’s not because I judge those who do.
It’s because I don’t think I could control myself if I could impulse-buy books at the press of a button.
My toddler does need diapers, ya know. . . .
So this week, I processed the books that have stood out to me in some way and changed me–as a reader, writer, and person.
Here are ten of my favorite nonfiction books that, for one reason or another, have stayed with me through the years:
Oh, the power of reading.
What are some of your favorite books and why?
Now swing by my blog to read about my ten favorite novels! http://www.jolinapetersheim.com/blog
Jolina Petersheim is the bestselling author of The Outcast, which Library Journal gave a starred review and named one of the best books of 2013. Jolina’s sophomore novel, The Midwife, releases June 1 and taps into her and her husband’s unique Amish and Mennonite heritage that originated in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. They now live in the mountains of Tennessee with their young daughter. Whenever she’s not busy chasing this adorable toddler, Jolina is hard at work on her next novel.