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 Participating in:  

BookLikes-opoly (May 20th - August 10th)

COYER Summer Hunt (June 1st - August 31st)

24 in 48 Read-a-thon (July 20th-21st)

Dewey's Reverse 24-Hour Read-a-thon (August 22nd-3rd)

Bout of Books Cycle 26 (August 19th-25th)

 

 

 

Currently reading

All the President's Men
Carl Bernstein, Bob Woodward
Progress: 47/336 pages
A Talent for Trouble
Jen Turano
Progress: 91/264 pages

2019 Reading Goals: Non-Fiction Science Reading List - Progress Report #1

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks - Rebecca Skloot Pale Rider: The Spanish Flu of 1918 and How It Changed the World - Laura Spinney The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History - Elizabeth Kolbert Code Girls: The True Story of the American Women Who Secretly Broke Codes in World War II (Young Readers Edition) - Liza Mundy Broad Band: The Untold Story of the Women Who Made the Internet - Claire L. Evans Rise of the Rocket Girls: The Women Who Propelled Us, from Missiles to the Moon to Mars - Nathalia Holt Upstream: Selected Essays - Mary Oliver Toms River: A Story of Science and Salvation - Dan Fagin Pandemic: Tracking Contagions, from Cholera to Ebola and Beyond - Sonia Shah The Disappearing Spoon: And Other True Tales of Madness, Love, and the History of the World from the Periodic Table of the Elements - Sam Kean

After three busy months, a check in on my progress with this reading project:

 

Read:

1. The Disappearing Spoon by Sam Kean (Flat Book Society pick)

2. Pandemic by Sonia Shah (substitute for a DNF)

 

DNF:

1. The Genius of Birds by Jennifer Ackerman

2. The Glass Universe by Dava Sobel

 

Currently reading The Fever by Sonia Shah (about malaria). Up next is Tom's River by Dan Fagin.

 

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In addition to the twelve books listed in this post, I hope to read a few of the Flat Book Society picks.

 

1. The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot

3. Pale Rider: The Spanish Flu of 1918 and How It Changed the World by Laura Spinney

4. Silent Spring by Rachel Carson

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

6. This Changes Everything by Naomi Klein

8. Code Girls by Liz Mundy

9. Rise of the Rocket Girls by Nathalia Holt

10. Broad Band by Claire L. Evans

11. Upstream: Selected Essays by Mary Oliver

12. Tom's River by Dan Fagin