Reads for Lovers of Science and the Natural World

If science and the vast, natural world intrigue you, then check out this curated reading list. Filled with scientific guides and insightful explorations of nature and sustainability, this is an excellent list to enjoy as Spring nears and life begins anew once more. Rational Answers to Stupid Questions by Eric Peterson (Science, General) Rational Answers... Continue Reading →

An Interview with Eric Peterson: Teacher, Online Creator, Author

Eric Peterson is a high school science teacher and a content creator from California. He is widely known on TikTok and YouTube as Planet Peterson. He is best known for talking to flat Earthers, evolution deniers, and other science deniers online. His book takes approximately one hundred of the most common arguments used against mainstream science and debunks them all.

Books to Help You Practice Gratitude

It’s the season of gratitude! Take some time to enjoy the crisp, November air and ponder your reasons to be thankful. Expressing gratitude is comforting and healing – and is one of the best practices to include in a happy life. Here are some books that both encourage and inspire you to be grateful for the goodness in your life.

Trending Non-Fiction Books to Read in September

Summer may be over, but these three books are shining bright. If you’re in need of a new non-fiction book, this is a great place to start. Critically acclaimed by our editors and extremely relevant, each of these popular books is certainly a worthy addition to your TBR pile this Fall.

Book of the Day: Hitchhiking to Madness

Hitchhiking to Madness will leave you speechless. It is such an awe-inspiring, complicated tale and at times it is so rich with lasting lessons that you must remind yourself that it is a true story. While covering pertinent social themes and thoughtful insight on the horrors of mental illness, Dr. Carol Hamilton chronicles a life journey like no other.

Book of the Day: Bases Loaded

Baseball is deeply engrained into American history. As a result, it also is powerfully associated with American literature – from the 19th century to the present day. Many renowned authors have utilized America’s pastime as a central driving force in plot, story arch, and character development. This book, Bases Loaded, offers an in-depth exploration of the rich history of baseball in literature, acting as an annotated bibliography of novels that dive deep into the world of this beloved game.

Book of the Day: Heal Forward

Heal Forward reminds us that everybody has something. We’re all scarred and damaged in a sense. But in this book, we learn that persevering through the darkness shapes us, and grants us tremendous strength.

Three New Books You Need to Read in August

Summer might not last forever, but a good book does. So, check out these three books that have received high praise and acclaim from readers. In fact, I found them to be not only the top books of the summer, but also the top books this year. I encourage you to check them out as you enjoy the warm, golden days of August.

Book of the Day July 17th, 2023

Filled with local flare and an undeniable passion for baking, How Our Hearts Were Stollen is a must-have for all readers who appreciate this culinary art. Written by St. Louis native Rich Gaynor, the book takes you on a fulfilling journey through the rich history of St. Louis independent bakeries from the early 1900s to the present. It is a thoughtful, heartfelt love letter to baking – and the independent bakeries that made a lasting impact on American history.

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