The Nine Lives of Florida’s Famous Key Marco Cat

Meet the author (and the famous Key Marco Cat!) at the Marco Island Historical Museum on Thursday, September 23 at 5pm. For more information, visit our calendar. “An outstanding book on one of North America’s most iconic artifacts. We follow the Cat from its origins as a tree in a forest a few centuries ago … Continue reading The Nine Lives of Florida’s Famous Key Marco Cat

The State You’re In

Meet the author at these upcoming events!September 14, 7:00 p.m. | Tombolo Books | St. Petersburg, Florida | Sold outSeptember 19, 3:00 p.m. | Oxford Exchange | Tampa, FloridaSeptember 23, 7:00 p.m. | Florida Southern College | Lakeland, FloridaSeptember 24, 7:00 p.m. | Midtown Reader | Tallahassee, FloridaOctober 15, 6:00 p.m. | Florida Birding and Nature … Continue reading The State You’re In

The Ecology of the Trees, Shrubs, and Woody Vines of Northern Florida

“An excellent account of the ecology of the trees, shrubs, and woody vines of northern Florida. The information is based on a lifetime of experience studying Florida’s woody plants and will be useful to foresters, biologists, students of the natural sciences, and anyone interested in the biota of the region.”—Walter Judd, author of Plant Systematics: A … Continue reading The Ecology of the Trees, Shrubs, and Woody Vines of Northern Florida

Free eBooks for July 2021

Looking for a good summer read? These ten free eBooks invite readers to explore the Sunshine State, illuminating the inspiration for Disney World and taking readers beyond the Orlando theme parks to learn about Florida's filmmakers and sculptors, the human heritage of Miami, and even the firsthand experiences of Hurricane Maria refugees. You can enjoy … Continue reading Free eBooks for July 2021

Florida Native Plant Society 2021

The Florida Native Plant Society 40th Annual Conference takes place virtually this weekend. If you are attending the conference, view our virtual booth here. Read on for highlights of our gardening book sale. Shop All Books in Our Gardening Sale Use code FNPS21 for discounts and free shipping. The Ecology of the Trees, Shrubs, and … Continue reading Florida Native Plant Society 2021

The Florida Manatee, Second Edition

Praise for the first edition:   “The conception of the simple sea cow is being turned on its head by the recent work of Roger L. Reep. . . . Where earlier scientists saw in the manatee’s brain the evidence of deficient intelligence, Dr. Reep sees evolution’s shaping of an animal perfectly adapted to its environment.”—New York … Continue reading The Florida Manatee, Second Edition

Awards for Our Florida Books and Authors

Congratulations to our many authors who are recognized in this year's Florida Book Awards and Florida Historical Society Awards. All of the winning books can be purchased with a discount in our spring sale using code SPR21, valid through June 30. Florida Book Awards Coordinated by the Florida State University Libraries, the Florida Book Awards … Continue reading Awards for Our Florida Books and Authors

Author-Editor Chat: Mark Jerome Walters and Stephanye Hunter

In Florida Scrub-Jay: Field Notes on a Vanishing Bird, Mark Jerome Walters—a journalist and veterinarian—travels the state to report on the natural history and current predicament of Florida’s flagship bird. Released this spring, Florida Scrub-Jay is a thoughtful reflection on the ethical and emotional weight of protecting a species in an age of catastrophe.  Stephanye Hunter, the … Continue reading Author-Editor Chat: Mark Jerome Walters and Stephanye Hunter