Author: Marina Snyder

Marina is the Marketing & Digital Programs Coordinator at North Atlantic Books. After living in New Orleans and Amsterdam, and exploring a couple of continents, she returned to the San Francisco Bay Area to work at NAB. She's passionate about astrology, nonfiction books, and sustainable living, as well as all things metaphysical.

Book Review: The Creative Art of Living, Dying & Renewal

Book Review by Gilles Marin, author of Healing From Within with Chi Nei Tsang and Five Elements, Six Conditions. From their first word, “Mahalo,” the authors introduce us to the very heart of the spirit that gave birth to their beautiful book. Mahalo nui loa: gratitude, in Hawaiian culture, does not come as an empty word. It comes …continue

New Release: Raw Chi

Raw Chi: Balancing the Raw Food Diet with Chinese Herbs by Rehmannia Dean Thomas is now available. Raw and high-raw diets continue to trend among people interested in health and fitness. Yet, do these diets provide all the nutrients that our bodies need? Those familiar with Traditional Chinese Medicine may know that practitioners strongly discourage consuming …continue

New Release: The Night Sky, Updated and Expanded Version

“A superb examination, geared to the layperson, of the science and anthropology of the stars and planets.” – New Age Journal “Ingenious metaphysical and philosophical ideas.” – Publishers Weekly Ever since Homo sapiens first looked up at the stars, our species has been searching for meaning in the mysteries of the night sky. Over the millennia, as our science, …continue

Electronic Books vs. Traditional Books: A Battle to the Death?

Since ebooks first appeared, people have debated whether or not this new media would come to replace traditional books, arguing over the advantages and disadvantages of each. The seemingly polarized dispute can sometimes make readers feel that they have to choose one side or the other, but is this really the case? Will the rising popularity …continue

New Release: The Concise Book of Trigger Points, Third Edition

The Concise Book of Trigger Points: A Professional and Self-Help Guide, Third Edition is now available. Understanding trigger points can provide a solution to many of our everyday aches and pains, from neck tightness to splitting headaches. Though trigger point theory may seem complex, The Concise Book of Trigger Points simplifies the science and clearly explains …continue

Mushrooms: Let Medicine Be Thy Food

Did you know that September is National Mushroom Month? Although this holiday doesn’t correspond to a mushroom season—since fungi don’t depend on sunlight, they can grow in the right conditions throughout the year—the timing still feels appropriate. With summer perennials preparing for colder months and autumn crops beginning to ripen, our diets should be shifting …continue