Voices that Define the Holidays

Discover Books challenges you to join our reading challenge! This month is all about the holidays and the voices that have defined how we celebrate. Are you ready to learn more about beloved holiday traditions?

Discover Native American Stories and Voices

Since November is Native American Heritage Month, we at Discover Books wanted to amplify Native American voices through stories. As with all heritage months, it is important to learn more about another culture's traditions, histories, and contributions. In this blog, we hope to educate you about Native American culture, stories, voices, and book recommendations. We [...]

Best Memoirs on Mental Health

How's Your Mental Health? The stigma surrounding struggles with mental health continues to plague our society. But here's the thing: everyone battles mental health. Some battles are more serious than others. Some of us experience the struggles ourselves, while others watch helplessly from the sidelines as people we love fight daily. Many of us experience [...]

Business & Leadership Reading Challenge

As the end of this year's book challenge draws near, I am overwhelmed by the incredible people I've discovered while reading through these biographies. It seems fitting this Thanksgiving month to express gratitude for the numerous ways my life is blessed every day because of the talents and sacrifices of people I have never met.  [...]

History of Horror Books & Inspiration

Now that we’re in the thick of Spooky Season, it’s time to curl up with a horror novel and watch scary movies. When you think of horror, you probably think of works by Stephen King  – the king of horror! However, do you ever wonder why this genre is so popular or why disturbing stories [...]

Great Scientific Minds – Biology & Medicine

Did you enjoy the September reading challenge? Was there a great mind on the book list that resonated with you, or did you yearn to dig deeper into our explored ideas? Did you come to love Marie Curie, develop a fascination for code-breaking after reading about Elizabeth Smith, or do you now see Steve Jobs’ [...]

Discover Ann Patchett

Discover Author Ann Patchett In her online blog, Ann Patchett muses, "If you ever want to make an author truly happy, tell her you’re reading books from her backlist. It’s natural to pay attention to shiny new books while the backlist of older, still wonderful, books are ignored on a back shelf somewhere, but doing [...]

Advice for Reading to Young Children

Read 12.5 minutes a day to children to prepare them for school Childhood is the perfect time to learn the joy of reading. Reading books to children not only capture their imagination, but introduces new ideas, values, and vocabulary. In a study conducted by Ohio State’s Crane Center for Early Childhood Research and Policy, "a million [...]

Cook Around The World

The world has opened back up for the most part, but travel prices have gone through the roof. Food is at the heart of a culture, so if you want to try some new recipes and learn about new cultures through food, now is the time! Listed below are cuisines of ten different countries and [...]

Seven Biographies about Women

We compiled a list of books about brave, strong women who made a difference. They are female writers, industry leaders, and ordinary girls. They deduce how to break through the prejudice of the world and finally become unique themselves. Discover the story behind their actions. I Am Malala: The Girl Who Stood Up for Education and [...]