Science & Nature

I'm constantly investigating nature - nature, meaning everything.

WHAT IF?: SERIOUS SCIENTIFIC ANSWERS TO ABSURD HYPOTHETICAL QUESTIONS

Randall Munroe

From the creator of the wildly popular webcomic xkcd, hilarious and informative answers to important questions you probably never thought to ask. Millions of people visit xkcd.com each week to read Randall Munroe’s iconic webcomic. His stick-f...

PEOPLEWARE: PRODUCTIVE PROJECTS AND TEAMS (THIRD EDITION)

Tom DeMarco

Demarco and Lister demonstrate that the major issues of software development are human, not technical. Their answers aren't easy--just incredibly successful. New second edition features eight all-new chapters. For this third edition, the authors hav...

THE GIRL WITH ALL THE GIFTS

M. R. CAREY

The Girl With All the Gifts is a breathtaking and heart-pounding thriller. It's action-packed, suspenseful and riveting from the first page to the very last one. Melanie, the main character of the book, is a special girl - a very special one. Her doc...

THE UGLY STEPSISTER (UNFINISHED FAIRY TALES BOOK 1)

Aya Ling

What if you are trapped in a fairy tale book?When Kat accidentally rips apart an old childhood picturebook, she's magically transported into the world of Cinderella--as Katriona, one of the ugly stepsisters! To get back, she'll have to complete the...

META

TOM REYNOLDS

It's one thing to write an entertaining science fiction novel, but if you want to create an exciting superhero story, you'll have to put your heart and mind into it. It's pretty hard to surprise the fans, but Tom Reynolds is one of the few writers wh...

FOR MAGNUS CHASE

RICK RIORDAN

Hotel Valhalla Guide to the Norse Worlds is a beautifully written, charming and highly entertaining book that will be a great read both for you and your kids. Rick Riordan is considered to be one of the best writers in the genre of children's books,...

STORIES OF YOUR LIFE AND OTHERS

TED CHIANG

Very few people know that Stories of Your Life, a modern-day masterpiece by Mr. Ted Chiang, is the novel that the upcoming Hollywood blockbuster, Arrival, is heavily based on. Yes, the one with the giant alien ships and Amy Adams. And the book also i...

I CONTAIN MULTITUDES

ED YONG

The Microbes Within Us and a Grander View of Life is a fascinating and intriguing journey into the world of popular science. It's got tons of useful and highly entertaining info on one of the most groundbreaking discoveries in biology. Life on planet...

NAVIGATORS OF DUNE

BRIAN HERBERT

The Great Schools of Dune series is constantly being named by the critics as one of the best trilogies in modern-day science fiction, and Brian Herbert delivered a jaw-dropping finale with Navigators of Dune. Are you ready to know how the story ends?...

ANNIHILATION: A NOVEL (THE SOUTHERN REACH TRILOGY)

Jeff VanderMeer

Area X has been cut off from the rest of the continent for decades. Nature has reclaimed the last vestiges of human civilization. The first expedition returned with reports of a pristine, Edenic landscape; the second expedition ended in mass suicide,...

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