Why You Need Your Own Personal Ocean (and How to Get one!)

What is it about the ocean that brings calm, inspires us to dream, oh… and is filled with so many stories and so much science to keep our brains well fed? This summer librarians across the country are celebrating all things oceans with a cool summer reading theme: Ocean of Possibilities. I am so here… Read more »

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How to Tell the Kids! Today’s Groundbreaking Milky Way Discovery

There is nothing more exciting than scientific discovery! Nothing! And about space? Black Holes? In our Milky Way Galaxy? All the Better! Meet our very own Milky Way black hole! It’s called Sagittarius A* (pronounced Sagittarius A Star). And today The Event Horizon Telescope Team revealed the first image of our own black hole, at… Read more »

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Cause To Celebrate!

Anna Crowley Redding And Winnie the Pooh

Hello, friend. It’s the holiday season and I don’t know about you, but I am feeling all the feels. The lights, the tree, candles, egg nog, bring it on. I’m just waiting for our first Maine snowfall of the season which amazingly hasn’t happened yet, other than an overnight dusting that disappeared as soon as… Read more »

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Come Closer… because it’s GIVEAWAY TIME!

The weather may be cooler and Halloween behind us… but who says we have to give up on free treats? Not me! I received an exciting shipment of author copies of the audiobook and hardcover versions of Black Hole Chasers… and I’m in a mood to give three sets away. Soon you could be curling… Read more »

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Read like Elon! The Books Behind the Brain

Elon Musk's Favorite Books

Want to know what someone is thinking and how their thought process took shape? No quicker way to solve that mystery than to find out which books they read. When I researched Elon’s life for my book Elon Musk: A Mission to Save the World, I also looked into what he reads, which books influenced… Read more »

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A Junior Library Guild Gold Standard Selection

Would you just look at this!!!!! Such exciting news. Black Hole Chasers: The Amazing True Story of an Astronomical Breakthrough is a Junior Library Guild Gold Standard Selection. I can’t tell you how thrilled I am. First of all, this is a seal of approval from a group of talented people who know books, live for books,… Read more »

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