Reading List: Those Lazy, Hazy, Crazy Days of Summer

We’ve got all your beach/road trip/park/picnic/pool/inside-with-AC reading needs covered with our Summer Reading Sale! The following books (and many more) are available for thirty percent off, now through July 14. 

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Great Plains Geology by R.F. Diffendal Jr.

Describes the distinct features of fifty-seven geologic sites, including fascinating places such as Raton Pass in Colorado and New Mexico, the Missouri Breaks of Montana, and the Ashfall Fossil Beds in Nebraska—perfect for a summer road trip through the Great Plains!

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Playing Through: Modern Golf’s Most Iconic Players and Moments by Jim Moriarty

Golf may have changed in the last thirty-five years, but Moriarty’s words show that no matter how far the ball flies, it still pits players against themselves, the elements, and their opponents to remain the game we all know and love.

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Apollo Pilot: The Memoir of Astronaut Donn Eisele by Donn Eisele, edited and with a foreword by Francis French

Unbeknownst to everyone, Eisele wrote in detail about his years in the air force and his time in the Apollo program. Long after his death, Francis French discovered Eisele’s unpublished memoir. Readers can now experience an Apollo story they assumed would never be written as well as the story behind its discovery.

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Flock Together: A Love Affair with Extinct Birds by B.J. Hollars

“This book should appeal to anyone with a curiosity about the world of nature. The topics, writing, and appealing voice of the author make this volume a most engaging read.”—Joel Greenberg, author of A Feathered River Across the Sky: The Passenger Pigeon’s Flight to Extinction

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Making My Pitch: A Woman’s Baseball Odyssey by Ila Jane Borders with Jean Hastings Ardell

Making My Pitch shows what it’s like to be the only woman on the team bus, in the clubhouse, and on the field. You can read about co-author Jean Ardell’s experience writing with Ila Borders here!