LIFE: THE FIRST FOUR BILLION YEARS: THE STORY OF LIFE FROM THE BIG BANG TO THE EVOLUTION OF HUMANS, by Martin Jenkins, Illustrated by Grahame Baker-Smith, Candlewick Press

Award-winning children's book creators Martin Jenkins and Grahame Baker-Smith team up for a large-scale look at our planet, from the big bang to the dinosaurs and beyond. Before humans took their first steps, there were billions of years of vibrant and varied life-forms on Earth. Discover the story of our planet during this time, from … Continue reading LIFE: THE FIRST FOUR BILLION YEARS: THE STORY OF LIFE FROM THE BIG BANG TO THE EVOLUTION OF HUMANS, by Martin Jenkins, Illustrated by Grahame Baker-Smith, Candlewick Press

EARTH GRIDS: THE SECRET PATTERNS OF GAIA’S SACRED SITES, by Hugh Newman, Wooden Books, Bloomsbury

In this beautiful little book, researcher Hugh Newman explores the science and history of Earth Grids, from Ancient Chinese medicine to the invention of longitude and latitude straight through to our current electrical system. Modern research into prehistoric architecture has found a pattern of building sites that suggests that our ancestors were aligning their sacred … Continue reading EARTH GRIDS: THE SECRET PATTERNS OF GAIA’S SACRED SITES, by Hugh Newman, Wooden Books, Bloomsbury

THE MOSQUITO, A HUMAN HISTORY OF OUR DEADLIEST PREDATOR, by Timothy C. Winegard, Allen Lane, Penguin Canada

A pioneering and ground-breaking work of narrative nonfiction that offers a dramatic new perspective on the history of humankind, showing how through millennia, the mosquito has been the single most powerful force in determining humanity's fate Why was gin and tonic the cocktail of choice for British colonists in India and Africa? What does Starbucks … Continue reading THE MOSQUITO, A HUMAN HISTORY OF OUR DEADLIEST PREDATOR, by Timothy C. Winegard, Allen Lane, Penguin Canada

DIGGING DEEP, HOW SCIENCE UNEARTHS PUZZLES FROM THE PAST, by Laura Scandiffio, Annick Press

Poisons, ice men, and graves, oh my! Every archeological find adds to our understanding of the world, but sometimes a discovery is made that is so startling and different that it changes the way we view history. Digging Deep showcases the most exciting examples of these lost puzzle pieces and how recent advances in science … Continue reading DIGGING DEEP, HOW SCIENCE UNEARTHS PUZZLES FROM THE PAST, by Laura Scandiffio, Annick Press

WE ALL FALL DOWN, by Daniel Kalla, Simon & Schuster

Not since Pandemic have we seen a thriller like this from bestselling author Daniel Kalla: The plague has hit Italy. Can Dr. Alana Vaughn find the source in time to save the world? No person is left unscathed, no family untouched. Death grows insatiable. Alana Vaughn, an infectious diseases expert with NATO, is urgently summoned … Continue reading WE ALL FALL DOWN, by Daniel Kalla, Simon & Schuster

VANISHED: TRUE TALES OF MYSTERIOUS DISAPPEARANCES, by Elizabeth Macleod, Annick Press

Gone—without a trace. No one loves a mystery more than Elizabeth MacLeod, author of the award-winning Bones Never Lie and Royal Murder. In her newest book, she presents six compelling stories about some of the world’s most bewildering disappearances. Readers will be captivated by such true tales as the Alcatraz prison break, where three dangerous … Continue reading VANISHED: TRUE TALES OF MYSTERIOUS DISAPPEARANCES, by Elizabeth Macleod, Annick Press

LOST ISLANDS, THE STORY OF ISLANDS THAT HAVE VANISHED FROM NAUTICAL CHARTS, by Henry Stommel, Dover Publications

Hundreds of islands that once appeared on nautical charts and general atlases are now known to have vanished — or never even existed. How were they detected in the first place? Henry Stommel, an oceanographer and senior scientist at Massachusetts' Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute, chronicles his fascinating research in documenting the false discoveries of these … Continue reading LOST ISLANDS, THE STORY OF ISLANDS THAT HAVE VANISHED FROM NAUTICAL CHARTS, by Henry Stommel, Dover Publications

THE SUPERPOWER FIELD GUIDE: BEAVERS, by Rachel Poliquin & Nicholas John Frith (illus), Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Company/HMH Books for Young Readers

Beavers, the first book in the new middle-grade nonfiction Superhero Field Guide series by Rachel Poliquin and award-winning illustrator Nicholas John Frith, is a delightfully informative, laugh-out-loud full-color look at the most unsuspecting of animal heroes, perfect for readers who like their facts served with a large dose of humor. Meet Elmer, an ordinary beaver. … Continue reading THE SUPERPOWER FIELD GUIDE: BEAVERS, by Rachel Poliquin & Nicholas John Frith (illus), Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Company/HMH Books for Young Readers

THE ANCIENT CELTS, by Barry Cunliffe, Oxford University Press

The archetypal `barbarians from the north', the Celts were feared for their ferocity in battle and admired as skilled craftsmen. For two and half thousand years the Celts have continued to fascinate all who have come into contact with them. THE ANCIENT CELTS presents an absorbing account of the tribes whose origins and identity still … Continue reading THE ANCIENT CELTS, by Barry Cunliffe, Oxford University Press

THE FORBIDDEN PLACE, by Susanne Jansson, Grand Central Publishing

In this "bone-chillingly cool crime debut" (Paula Hawkins, author of The Girl on the Train), a young biologist studying the remote Swedish wetlands stumbles upon a body--and finds that if the marsh's secrets can't stay buried, neither can hers... In the remote Swedish wetlands lies Mossmarken: the village on the edge of the mire where, … Continue reading THE FORBIDDEN PLACE, by Susanne Jansson, Grand Central Publishing