Valerie Michael

Valerie Michael is a book-ish, outdoors-y, burger-eating, beer-drinking scientist from Pittsburgh, PA. She is obsessed with books and hiking in equal measure and she’d be happy to show you pictures on her iPhone of her two dogs. Follow her on Twitter @valeriexcm.

Best Science/Nature Books Published This Summer

Excellent books about science and nature that came out this summer!

100 Must-Read Books About Nature

Books about birds, bugs, and everything else about the natural world

There is Nothing Inevitable About Democracy: An Interview with Marilynne Robinson

We talk with Pulitzer Prize winner Marilynne Robinson about faith, Trump, and Hamilton.

5 Books to Watch for in June

New releases coming this month you're going to want to add to your TBR.

New Nature-y Books To Read During April Showers

A round-up of books about the natural world that are perfect for spring-time reading.

For Your Valentine’s Day Hangover: 10 Literary Love Quotes That Won’t Make You Want to Vomit

Podcasts Hosted by Authors

Last Minute Gift Recommendations Based On What You Gave Them Last Year

Reading Pathway: Oliver Sacks

Books About Birds