The Best Textbooks to Buy in 2021, Officially: The Winners of Textbook Awards

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The textbook market is thriving in 2021 — new titles, editions, and reprints appear every minute. But how can you possibly know which are the best textbooks in your subject? Is this introductory textbook of outstanding quality or, on the contrary, this edition appeared in the wake of the textbook pricing racket system? Checking upon Textbook Awards will definitely help you find college books that are based on the most recent scholarship and whose pedagogy is delivered according to the best practices! Find a digest of the best textbooks to buy in 2021 below — only award-winning books included!

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5 Best Chemistry Books for Undergraduates and Beginners

a list of chemistry books for undergraduates and beginners 

From my high school days, I remember that Chemistry books tended to be extremely tedious and complicated — only true science geeks could enjoy this convoluted reading. The times have changed! Now the shelves are filled with fascinating Chemistry books that are excellent for self-study and suitable for total beginners! If you are looking for an easy-read Chemistry book before university, when all the comprehensive studies begin, there will be a treat for you as well! Here is a list of chemistry books that every undergrad student should be familiar with! 

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Learning Languages as an Adult: From Language Textbooks to Planning Fallacies

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Have you heard that learning languages as an adult is terribly hard? Maybe these scientific elaborations have even prevented you from embarking on this language journey. However, with the right tools and practices at hand, being above your 20s will not hinder you in mastering a language of your choice. Intrigued? Read more about the myths of learning languages and discover the best studying strategies for your next linguistic endeavor! 

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Book Therapy: How Reading Books Can Help You Feel Better

book therapy can help you treat challenging mental states and live through difficulties

Book Therapy, also known as bibliotherapy, is a fantastic healing practice for book enthusiasts like you and me. It is no secret that books can help you solve problems, boost your mood, and offer condolences. And you do not have to exclusively turn to omnipresent self-help books. Our favorite fiction books, when chosen carefully and read therapeutically, can aid you in treating anxiety and loss as well as live through overwhelming emotions, both positive and negative. Discover how bibliotherapy works, and BooksRun will always support you when it comes to buying books and delivering them on time.

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20 Best History Books That Will Not Leave You Indifferent

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For all history fans out there — here is an ultimate list of 20 history books that you’d enjoy reading. These will suit humanities students, history enthusiasts, and anybody who is looking for an engaging read. Are you interested in prehistory or the Middle Ages? Or do you want to know more about black history? We have endeavored to include various histories in this collection, sorted more or less chronologically. So aficionados of contemporary history should scroll down without further ado! 

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Tips for Personal Energy Management to Overcome Fatigue and Burnout

personal energy management is useful for overcoming fatigue and low motivation

Feeling tired and low, always running out of time, lacking motivation, experiencing work from home burnout and zoom fatigue… Well, that’s most of us these days. Personal energy management can help you find a way out of this state of depletion and feel your best again. Have you heard of the “manage energy, not time” principle? We’ll explore it in more detail below, giving practical tips on improving your energy levels, overcoming fatigue, and preventing burnout. 

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10 Must-Read Books for Psychology Students — and for Anyone Interested

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Doubtfully there is any psychology student who is not familiar with general textbooks like Introduction to Psychology or Feldman’s Understanding Psychology. But what are other psychology books that will be interesting for young specialists, freshmen, applicants, and psychology-lovers? 

We’ve selected 10 must-read books for psychology students that you should read to get a better understanding of the field and ensure a fruitful, exciting career. It might be that you’ve come across some of the items on your syllabus. If not — you surely will so invest in your book collection now! If you are only choosing if this field is for you, there is no better way to know than to read a few books from the list as an experiment. Do these stories about clinical experiments, therapy, neurology, logical errors, and brain cells inspire you?

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Sustainable Book Publishing: How to Print and Read Eco-Friendly

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We have become quite conscious about the impact of our daily activities on the ecosystem: we are trying to implement new ways to reduce our footprint, plastic usage, natural resource extraction, and so on. But what is the situation with sustainable book publishing? Are books and college textbooks sustainable at all? Or should we all switch to digital alternatives?

We will explore in more detail if it is possible to maintain an eco-friendly printing industry. The publishing industry is one of the significant consumers of paper. Therefore, the question about the sustainability of paper manufacturing comes to the foreground. But it’s not the only issue that eco-friendly publishers have to deal with. Can the whole process of book production be more eco-friendly? What are the major challenges, and how publishers react to them? Should we adopt more sustainable reading habits?

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6 Lovely Ideas for Celebrating Valentine’s Day 2021

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Whether you feel like celebrating Valentine’s Day or not, it will be hard to withstand the festive mood. We hope you will not stay away from all those hearts and hugs. Instead, plunge into the celebration and give yourself a reason to smile and to treat the person you love the most — yourself. 

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The One Thing You Need to Know About Note-Taking Apps and Methods

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Best note-taking methods, apps, and styles have been discussed a million times. But not that many articles answer the most obvious concern: what exactly should we take notes of? Realizing your real aims is by far the main recipe for legible and useful notes. So instead of downloading another note-taking app, let’s learn that one thing you need to know about the best notes of your life.

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