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Confident Women by Tori Telfer

I'm new to actually enjoying nonfiction, but author Tori Telfer made it easy in Confident Women. I often get a crime bug in me, and I was looking for something longer and more substantial than an internet article, but I didn't want to feel like I was doing required reading on a subject that truly interests me.

The Big Flower Fight

The Big Flower Fight (2020) is a British reality show in which teams of florists, artists, and garden designers compete to create stunningly ambitious sculptures matching the theme of each episode. Some of the challenges the contestants face include making a giant throne using only edible plants, making a dress entirely out of flowers, and recreating a scene from a fairytale.

Unbroken by Laura Hillenbrand

Unbroken (2014) by Laura Hillenbrand tells the remarkable story of Olympic runner Louis Zamperini.  Louis was made to run by his brother Pete, who saw the boy had talent but realized that it would also keep him out of trouble.  He eventually went on to compete in the 1936 Olympics in Berlin, where he shook Hitler's hand.