August 29, 2023

Lessons of Nature: From a Modern-Day Shepherd

Don F. Pickett explores correlations between nature and the nature of God in this theological treatise based on the teachings of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints.

Pickett’s experience as a modern-day shepherd frames his discussion of the nature of God and how it takes a quiet mind to notice that “things both […]

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April 11, 2022

Blue Zeus: Legend of the Red Desert

Blue Zeus is the story of the wild horses of the Red Desert of Wyoming, illustrated with photographs of the horses in their native environment.

The author, a professional photographer, begins visiting the 700,000-acre herd management area known as the Red Desert Complex in 2016. There, she discovers “the most beautiful stallion I have ever […]

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March 7, 2022

Thirty Years of Big Game Hunting: 1942-1972

One rainy day, Roderick Moore started making a list of every animal he’d killed from 1942 to 1972. That tally—31 deer, 14 moose, 29 caribou, one polar bear and numerous seals and walruses—along with his memories of each hunt, became Thirty Years of Big Game Hunting.

Moore spent 24 years living and hunting in Maine […]

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November 15, 2021

Plant Folklore: Myth or Truth

Connie L. Taylor’s book is the distillation of a lifetime of knowledge about the native and naturalized plants of Appalachia.

The plants in Plant Folklore, which is primarily a reference book, are divided into three sections: “Spring Wildflowers,” “Summer Wildflowers” and “Plants.” They are listed alphabetically by their most recognizable common name. The one- to […]

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January 5, 2021

Living Halfway

A Gen-X musician looks at his life so far with the help of four black-and-white childhood photos and encounters, real and imagined, with the girl he loved and others.

A towheaded toddler with a big guitar… a kindergartner in a Batman cape… a preteen in a blazer and tie… a nine-year-old at Disneyland. The author […]

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December 28, 2020

Borderland Birds: Nesting Birds of the Southern Border

In Borderland Birds, passionate birder, biologist, and retired National Park Service ranger Roland H. Wauer blends bird inventories of the U.S. border with Mexico with his personal observations of birds in this range for over four decades.

Following a brief introduction, the author offers 90 color photos and nearly 50 entries on individual nesting birds, […]

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February 3, 2020

Grass, miracle from the earth

Grass, miracle from the earth is part of the Hearing Others’ Voices series, a venture aimed towards providing general readers – particularly “sixth formers” (students in the final one-three years of secondary education in some countries)– with straightforward, “unstuffy” information to engage their interests.

This short volume explores a seemingly mundane topic: the humble weed […]

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January 3, 2020

Blossom—The Wild Ambassador of Tewksbury: The True Tale of an Amazing Deer

This riveting true story describes the astonishing bond created between a beautiful, wild creature and the woman who saved her.

In her memoir, Anna Carner, a farmer in Tewksbury, New Jersey, describes her life with a rescue deer she names Blossom. Carner found the newborn fawn “straining to breathe” and close to death. Gathering the […]

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December 9, 2019

Our Future in Nature: Trees, Spirituality, and Ecology

While visiting the Holy Land in the 1980s, Edmund Barrow was struck by the importance of trees in the dry, arid country that fostered the development of Islam, Christianity, and Judaism. He returned to Kenya, where he worked as a natural resource manager, and began to study the significance, to indigenous cultures, of groves worldwide that date back thousands of years. Our Future in Nature is the culmination of his lifetime’s research— a book that resembles a well-researched doctoral thesis

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