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

AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF MOTHER JONES, by Mary Harris Jones

The Autobiography of Mother Jones by Mother Jones, 1925. Labor organizer Mother Jones worked tirelessly for economic justice. Mary Harris "Mother" Jones (1837–1930) was an Irish-American schoolteacher and dressmaker who became a prominent labor and community organizer. She then helped coordinate major strikes and cofounded the Industrial Workers of the World. While her opponents called … Continue reading AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF MOTHER JONES, by Mary Harris Jones

THE ARCHAEOLOGY OF WEAPONS: ARMS AND ARMOUR FROM PREHISTORY TO THE AGE OF CHIVALRY, by R. Ewart Oakeshott, Dover Publications

Premodern weapons of war receive a tremendously detailed and thorough accounting in this volume — the work of a noted authority on medieval arms in Europe. Covering a period of 30 centuries, the study, like a richly woven tapestry, vividly describes the development of arms and armor — beginning with the weapons of the prehistoric … Continue reading THE ARCHAEOLOGY OF WEAPONS: ARMS AND ARMOUR FROM PREHISTORY TO THE AGE OF CHIVALRY, by R. Ewart Oakeshott, Dover Publications

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

Crash Course: How To Edit Your Novel

This is from: Go Here For the complete book: I read it and found it full of interesting and helpful ideas/concepts.  If you enjoyed reading it, consider following the site by adding your email to the newsletter and tell the owner your thoughts! ‘How To Edit Your Novel’ is a guide designed for writers who … Continue reading Crash Course: How To Edit Your Novel

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

HOW TO DRAW A UNICORN AND OTHER CUTE ANIMALS, by Lulu Mayo

  Anyone can learn to draw adorable unicorns and other cute creatures using simple shapes in 5 easy steps. This book will show readers how to draw quirky, kawaii (super cute) animals in a wonderfully easy and inspiring way. Step by step, illustrator Lulu Mayo will explain how to draw various creatures by using simple … Continue reading HOW TO DRAW A UNICORN AND OTHER CUTE ANIMALS, by Lulu Mayo