Apr 12

Best non fiction books of 2014

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Non Fiction is another genre I enjoy. When I read non fiction though I usually read true crime books. Sometimes I will read about someone I heard about on the news or something.

You can see a full list of the different genre’s on Goodreads. As always here is a list of the genre’s I’ve previously shared:

Business Genre

Debut Goodreads Author Genre

Fantasy Genre


Food & Cookbooks

Graphic Novels & Comics

Historical Fiction

History & Biography



Memoir & Autobiography

Middle Grade & Children’s 

Mystery & Thriller

Non Fiction Collage

1. 10% Happier: How I Tamed the Voice in My Head, Reduced Stress Without Losing My Edge, and Found Self-Help That Actually Works by Dan Harris

2. All Joy and No Fun: The Paradox of Modern Parenthood by Jennifer Senior

3. Bad Feminist: Essays by Roxane Gay

4. Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End by Atul Gawande

5. Console Wars: Sega, Nintendo, and the Battle that Defined a Generation by Blake J. Harris

6. Dataclysm: Who We Are (When We Think No One’s Looking) by Christian Rudder

7. Men Explain Things to Me by Rebecca Solnit

8. No Place to Hide: Edward Snowden, the NSA, and the U.S. Surveillance State by Glenn Greenwald

9. One Nation: What We Can All Do to Save America’s Future by Ben Carson

10. The Divide: American Injustice in the Age of the Wealth Gap by Matt Taibbi

11. The Future of the Mind: The Scientific Quest to Understand, Enhance, and Empower the Mind by Michio Kaku

12. The Innovators: How a Group of Hackers, Geniuses and Geeks Created the Digital Revolution by Walter Isaacson

13. The Opposite of Loneliness: Essays and Stories by Marina Keegan

14. The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History by Elizabeth Kolbert

15. The Empathy Exams: Essays by Leslie Jamison

16. The Tale of the Dueling Neurosurgeons: The History of the Human Brain as Revealed by True Stories of Trauma, Madness, and Recovery by Sam Kean

17. The Underground Girls of Kabul: In Search of a Hidden Resistance in Afghanistan by Jenny Nordberg

18. This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. The Climate by Naomi Klein

19. Waking Up: A Guide to Spirituality Without Religion by Sam Harris

20. What If?: Serious Scientific Answers to Absurd Hypothetical Questions by Randall Munroe

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Hi, I’m Gina and owner of this blog. I'm married with numerous nieces and a nephews. I live in the Pittsburgh PA area. To work with me for a review for you, contact me at: gina@ginaslibrary.info

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