Books have always been a place of refuge for me. They take me on new adventures, challenge my thought process, and expand my knowledge base. There’s something uniquely powerful about cracking open a new book and consuming every word. I love extracting facts, quotes, and snippets of wisdom and adding them to my personal bucket of knowledge. So it comes as no surprise that I chose the profession of evaluation, which affords me opportunities for continuous learning about programs, policies, methods, and research. To help spread more knowledge and to celebrate National Book Lovers Day (August 9), here are some of my recent and all-time favorites related to evaluation: Consulting Data & Data Analysis Data Visualization I would love to hear from you! What’s on your evaluation bookshelf?