Threshold: How Smart Homes Change Us Inside and Out

An urgent and cautionary examination of the totalizing effect of smart home technology on the lives of those who live in them—and those who don’t Smart homes are here—domestic spaces bristling with networked technologies that appear to enhance work, entertainment, logistics, health, and security. But these technologies may also extract a cost in attention, money, and privacy. In Threshold, communication …

Who is a Worthy Mother

Nearly every person in the United States is affected by adoption. Adoption practices are woven into the fabric of American society and reflect how our nation values human beings, particularly mothers. In the wake of the U.S. Supreme Court’s overturning of Roe v. Wade, the renewed debate over women’s reproductive rights places an even greater emphasis on adoption. As a …

Unruly Figures

A fascinating look at the lives of twenty rebels and rule-breakers throughout history and what made their contributions to society—in science, politics, art, and more—transformative. By the author and host of the popular Unruly Figures Substack newsletter and podcast. Unruly Figures gives you access to the lives and often untold stories of twenty of history’s most fascinating individuals. Of all …

Remote and Hybrid Work – What Everyone Needs to Know

In Remote and Hybrid Work: What Everyone Needs to Know®, Barbara Z. Larson addresses key questions regarding the contemporary workplace: what is the difference between virtual work and remote work? How common is remote work, and what changed due to the COVID-19 pandemic? Is there a particular type of person who is better suited for remote work? What are the …

Off Earth: Ethical Questions and Quandries for Living in Outer Space

Can we do better in space than we’ve done here on Earth? We’ve pinpointed the destination, refined the technology, designed the habitat. Are we forgetting something? A timely reminder that it’s not just rocket science, this book explores the all-too-human issues raised by the prospect of settling in outer space. Accordingly, her work highlights the complex ethical challenges that accompany …

Security Chaos Engineering: Sustaining Resilience in Software and Systems

Cybersecurity is broken. Year after year, attackers remain unchallenged and undeterred, while engineering teams feel pressure to design, build, and operate “secure” systems. Failure can’t be prevented, mental models of systems are incomplete, and our digital world constantly evolves. How can we verify that our systems behave the way we expect? What can we do to improve our systems’ resilience? …

Navigating Life with Multiple Sclerosis

This book will serve as a practical guide for meeting the challenges of this life-long disease. MS may cause a myriad of symptoms and varies greatly from person to person. The authors demystify MS and offer practical solutions and guidance based upon their extensive combined clinical and research experience. The book tackles many of the common symptoms experienced by the …

The Artifice of Intelligence

AI is becoming ubiquitous. Whatever its arrival portends for our future, whether riches or ruin, it cannot be avoided. The Artifice of Intelligence explores two questions at the heart of a theological response to AI. Is it possible for human beings to have authentic relationships with an AI? How does the increasing presence of AI change the way humans relate …

Why Tammy Wynette Matters

With hits such as “Stand By Your Man” and “Golden Ring,” Tammy Wynette was an icon of American domesticity and femininity. But there were other sides to the first lady of country. Steacy Easton places the complications of Wynette’s music and her biography in sharp-edged relief, exploring how she made her sometimes-tumultuous life into her work, a transformation that was …

Mass Shootings

Mass Shootings in America

This work examines mass shootings in the United States, focusing on events from 1966 to 2016. In addition to providing essential information about each shooting, it surveys underlying causes of such events and potential reforms to prevent future ones. This book is an informed and informative resource for understanding the reasons for and consequences of mass shootings in America. It …

Holistic Homesteading

“For those interested in living off their land and starting a homesteading lifestyle, this book does a great job providing practical tips, recipes, and inspiration to get started on a sustainable path.” —Loni Wetherell, Library Journal #1 Best Seller in Greenhouses, Sewing, Energy, House Plans, and Container Gardening Make healthier life choices to heal yourself and the environment through self-sufficiency. …

Adulting with ADHD

Adulting with ADHD

Adulting with ADHD was created to help adults who are newly diagnosed, undiagnosed, or find themselves struggling with new ADHD symptoms in adulthood. Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder has commonly been thought of as a childhood struggle, and many are uninformed about the ways it can impact their adult life. This book provides education on the ways this diagnosis affects your …

Life Transitions

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