Just finished The Feather Thief, one of the rare non-fiction selections I’ve picked up by my own choice. It’s a quirky read, an outlandish tale of a 2009 museum burglary by a 20-year-old flute player and salmon-fly tying enthusiast who stole hundreds of endangered bird specimens in order to sell the feathers to others in the fly-tying community. With links to scientists of Darwin’s day, the Victorian fashion scene, the black market, and a 19th century hobby that has found new life through the internet, it focuses on a heist so unusual that you can’t make this stuff up. It’s an odd mix of natural history and true crime, but an enjoyable read for those who love the uniquely strange stories that can only be found in real life. 🐦🦚🦜 #read #bookstagram #currentread #nonfiction #truecrime #naturalhistory #heist #bookaesthetic #bookreview #bookish #bookobsessed #bookcommunity #feather #feathers #pussywillow #spring #reads #igr#igreads #igread #instabook #instaread #instareads #birds #science #bookpic #aesthetic
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Father. Defender. Champion of the defenseless. Loving. Caring. Holy. What other names for the Lord can you discern from this one passage? Can you find other places in His Word were He is mentioned, named, or evidenced by His nature that confirms this? “A father to the fatherless, a defender of widows, is God in his holy dwelling.” Psalm 68:5 NIV . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . #nonfiction #wip #author #religion #spirituality #book #jesus #christ #lord #amwriting #amediting #christianity #theology #insight #leaders #wisdom #authorsofinstagram #bible #salvation #belief #confession #iam #YHWH #EHYEH #inhim #rule #authority #indieauthor #selfpub
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This is one of the few non-fiction books I read as quickly as if it were fiction. I loved it. It shares a lot of interesting info about the historical and societal factors shaping our views on romantic relationships. I appreciated how it presents polyamory as an option, rather the “right” way to express love. #bookstagram #ilovebooks #poetry #ilovepoetry #writing #ilovewriting #writingcommunity #poetrycommunity #poe#poetsofinsta #wri#writersofinsta #blackwritersofinstagram #blackwomanwriter #writersofinsta #reading #ilovereading #readersofinsta #readers#readetsofig #poetsofinsta #love #relationships #polyamory #polyamorous #society #sex #sexpositive #non#nonfictionbooks #nonfiction #theethicalslut #history
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“Emeralds of Oz” will be published in just more than two weeks! I hope you’ll take a little time to learn more about it through this video and by going to emeraldsofoz.com. 🌈👠👠💚 #emeraldsofoz #author #publishing #book #bookrelease #nonfiction #selfhelp #wizardofoz #thewizardofoz #dorothy #toto #yellowbrickroad
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Information Book Awards longlist age 7 - 12 part 1, too many fab books to fit on one post!(link to full longlist in comments)
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Trustworthy. Refuge. Hiding Place. Safe One. Stronghold. Defender. What other names for the Lord can you discern from this one passage? Can you find other places in His Word were He is mentioned, named, or evidenced by His nature that confirms this? “I will say to the Lord, “My refuge and my fortress, My God, in whom I trust!” Psalm 91:2 NASB . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . #nonfiction #wip #author #religion #spirituality #book #jesus #christ #lord #amwriting #amediting #christianity #theology #insight #leaders #wisdom #authorsofinstagram #bible #salvation #belief #confession #iam #YHWH #EHYEH #inhim #rule #authority #indieauthor #selfpub
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On April 25, 1953, Francis Crick and James Watson publishes a description of the double helix structure of DNA. The Librarian's Almanac has a book for that, https://librariansalmanac.com/ #librariansAlmanac #library #books #science #dna #genetics #medicine #booktography #theimmortallifeofhenriettalacks #henriettalacks #nonfiction #nonfictionbooks
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