Author: Courtney Kendler

Courtney recently graduated from Michigan State University where she studied journalism and media arts. She was thrilled when she found out she would be interning at North Atlantic Books, and has thus found herself embarking on a new and exciting adventure in California. Courtney lives in Berkeley and hopes to become a professional book editor or literary agent. Until then, she spends her free time reading, crafting, and watching reality TV and MSU football.

The Ice Giant: 8 Things You Didn’t Know about Uranus

Every one of us remembers being in science class in elementary school and giggling uncontrollably when our teacher started talking about the planet Uranus. Unfortunately, those are probably the only memories we have when it comes to the “Ice Giant” planet. But, with help from books like Divine Love Astrology and Person-to-Person Astrology, we now …continue

New Release: Water Wars

In her new book, Water Wars: Privatization, Pollution, and Profit, award-winning scientist and activist Vandana Shiva details the severity of the global water shortage, exposing the destruction of the earth and the disenfranchisement of the world’s poor as they are stripped of their rights to a precious natural resource. The book takes readers on a …continue

The Morning Star: 9 Things You Didn’t Know about Venus

We’ve all heard the quote, “Men are from Mars; women are from Venus,” but how many of us actually know why that saying stands? Do you know its astrological significance, or the mythology behind the only planet in our solar system named after a female figure? With help from Divine Love Astrology and Person-to-Person Astrology, …continue

New Release: The Haumāna Hula Handbook for Students of Hawaiian Dance

In her new book, The Haumāna Hula Handbook for Students of Hawaiian Dance, Māhealani Uchiyama offers readers a unique look into the origins, language, etiquette, ceremonies, and spiritual culture of hula. Growing up during the early Civil Rights Movement, Uchiyama initially trained as a ballerina. Given the limited opportunities available to young women of color …continue