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My Genealogy Bookshelf

These are books I highly recommend to anyone who is working on researching their family history to keep on their shelf as reference books.


A Pocket Guide to Writing in History, Mary Lynn Rampolla

BCG Genealogy Standards Manual, By the Board for Certification of Genealogists

Courthouse Research for Family Historians, Christine Rose

Family Tree Historical Maps Book, Allison Dolan

Genealogy Basics in 30 minutes, Shannon Combs-Bennett

Guide to Genealogy Research in the National Archives of the United States

Guide to Naturalization Records of the United States, Christina K. Schaefer

Long-Distance Genealogy: Researching your family history from home, Christine Crawford-Oppenheimer

Roots for Kids: A Genealogy Guide for Young People, Susan Provost Beller

Searching for Your Ancestors in Historic Newspapers, Claudia C Breland

Weekend Genealogist: timesaving techniques for effective research, Marcia Yannizze Melnyk

My Lifestyle Shelf

The books I have on my Minimalist Lifestyle shelf include topics such as minimalism, lifestyle, self-awareness, and finances. 

How to Survive Change...You Didn't Ask For, M. J. Ryan

Minimalism: Live a Meaningful Life, Joshua Fields Millburn & Ryan Nicodemus

Minimalist Home: A Room-by-Room Guide, Joshua Becker

Girl Reading on Bed

My Highly Recommend Reads 

I love reading and enjoy sharing what I have read with others. These books include historical events, mysteries, novels, and much more. 

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