Suggested Readings

If you want to learn more about Fossil-Lagerstätten or paleontology in general check out some of my recommendations below divided between lighter and more academic-leaning readings.

Lighter Science Books

Written in  Stone: Evolution, the fossil Record, and our Place in Nature by Riley Black (formerly Brian Switek)

Flying Dinosaurs: How Fearsome Reptiles Became Birds by John Pickrell

The Amber Forest: A Reconstruction of a Vanished World by George and Roberta Poinar


Academic Science Books

Introduction to Paleobiology and the Fossil Record by Michael Benton and David Harper

Exceptional Fossil Preservation ed. Bottjer, Etter, Hagadorn, and Tang

Oceans of Kansas by Mike Everhart

The Lost World of Fossil Lake by Lance Grande

Fossil Ecosystems of North America by John Nudds and Paul Selden

Biodiversity of Fossils in Amber from the Major World Deposits ed by David Penney

Evolution of Fossil Ecosystems by Paul Selden and John Nudds