Be sure to check out Marcia Bjornerud's well recieved book, Timefulness: How Thinking Like a Geologist Can Help Save the World (September, 2018).
The Wall Street Journal's John McPhee’s comented that "[Timefulness is] a profound meditation on the richness, depth and entanglements of geologic time . . . elegantly condensing the landmark tomes of geology, from James Hutton’s Theory of the Earth . . . to Annals of the Former World."