List of Over 1000 Popular Books

List of over 1000 popular books up until early 2016.

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Title: Jesus Calling: Enjoying Peace in His Presence

Uniquely inspired treasures from heaven for every day of the year by missionary Sarah Young. Jesus Calling is a devotional filled with uniquely inspired treasures from heaven for every day of the year. After many years of writing in her prayer journal, missionary Sarah Young decided to listen to God with pen in hand, writing down whatever she believed He was saying to her. It was awkward at first, but gradually her journaling changed from monologue to dialogue. She knew her writings were not inspired as Scripture is, but journaling helped her grow closer to God. Others were blessed as she shared her writings, until people all over the world were using her messages. They are written from Jesus' point of view, thus the title Jesus Calling. It is Sarah's fervent prayer that our Savior may bless readers with His presence and His peace in ever deeper measure.
Author(s): Sarah Young
ISBN 13: 9781591451884
Pages: 400
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Title: Churches

A detailed illustrated examination of the world's churches, both ancient and modern, offers essays on various aspects of religious architecture and a look at the newly restored Sistine Chapel ceiling.
Author(s): Judith Dupre
ISBN 13: 9780060194383
Pages: 168

Title: Where the Wild Things Are

Now, in celebration of this special anniversary, introduce a new generation to Max's imaginative journey to where the wild things are.
Author(s): Maurice Sendak
ISBN 13: 9780060254926
Pages: 48

Title: Where the Sidewalk Ends

If you are a dreamer, come in, If you are a dreamer, A wisher, a liar, A hope-er, a pray-er, A magic bean buyer … Come in … for where the sidewalk ends, Shel Silverstein’s world begins.
Author(s): Shel Silverstein
ISBN 13: 9780060256678
Pages: 176

Title: The Intelligent Investor: The Definitive Book on Value Investing. A Book of Practical Counsel

More than one million hardcovers sold Now available for the first time in paperback!

The Classic Text Annotated to Update Graham's Timeless Wisdom for Today's Market Conditions

The greatest investment advisor of the twentieth century, Benjamin Graham taught and inspired people worldwide. Graham's philosophy of "value investing" -- which shields investors from substantial error and teaches them to develop long-term strategies -- has made The Intelligent Investor the stock market bible ever since its original publication in 1949.

Over the years, market developments have proven the wisdom of Graham's strategies. While preserving the integrity of Graham's original text, this revised edition includes updated commentary by noted financial journalist Jason Zweig, whose perspective incorporates the realities of today's market, draws parallels between Graham's examples and today's financial headlines, and gives readers a more thorough understanding of how to apply Graham's principles.

Vital and indispensable, this HarperBusiness Essentials edition of The Intelligent Investor is the most important book you will ever read on how to reach your financial goals.

"The best book ever written for the stockholder."--John Train, author and investment counselor

Author(s): Benjamin Graham
ISBN 13: 9780060555665
Pages: 640
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Title: Mere Christianity

The most popular of C. S. Lewis' works of nonfiction, Mere Christianity has sold several million copies worldwide. It brings together Lewis' legendary broadcast talks of the war years, talks in which he set out simply to "explain and defend the belief that has been common to nearly all Christians at all times." Rejecting the boundaries that divide Christianity's many denominations, Lewis finds a common ground on which all Christians can stand together, and provides an unequaled opportunity for believers and nonbelievers alike to hear a powerful, rational case for their faith. It is a collection of scintillating brilliance that remains strikingly fresh and confirms C. S. Lewis' reputation as one of the leading writers and thinkers of our age.

Author(s): C. S. Lewis
ISBN 13: 9780060652920
Pages: 256
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Title: The Screwtape Letters

<p>In this humorous and perceptive exchange between two devils, C. S. Lewis delves into moral questions about good vs. evil, temptation, repentance, and grace. Through this wonderful tale, the reader emerges with a better understanding of what it means to live a faithful life.</p>
Author(s): C. S. Lewis
ISBN 13: 9780060652937
Pages: 224
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Title: A Tree Grows in Brooklyn

The American classic about a young girl's coming-of-age at the turn of the century. This P.S. edition features an extra 16 pages of insights into the book, including author interviews, recommended reading, and more.
Author(s): Betty Smith
ISBN 13: 9780060736262
Pages: 528

Title: Kitchen Confidential: Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly

A deliciously funny, delectably shocking banquet of wild-but-true tales of life in the culinary trade from Chef Anthony Bourdain, laying out his more than a quarter-century of drugs, sex, and haute cuisine—now with all-new, never-before-published material

New York Chef Tony Bourdain gives away secrets of the trade in his wickedly funny, inspiring memoir/expose. Kitchen Confidential reveals what Bourdain calls "twenty-five years of sex, drugs, bad behavior and haute cuisine."

Author(s): Anthony Bourdain
ISBN 13: 9780060899226
Pages: 352

Title: Be an Outrageous Older Woman

In a society that worships youth and relegates its seniors to second-class citizen status, many elderly women end up ignored, mourning their lost youth. It doesn't have to be that way, says Dr. Ruth Harriet Jacobs, Remarkable Aging Smart Person and self-proclaimed troublemaker. Her solution: Be An Outrageous Older Woman. A unique guide to living it up in the senior years, this feisty book addresses the many issues faced by older women in a sassy, humorous and yes, even outrageous way.
Author(s): Ruth H. Jacobs
ISBN 13: 9780060952532
Pages: 320

Title: Charlottes Web

Charlotte's Web is the story of a little girl named Fern who loved a little pig named Wilbur—and of Wilbur's dear friend Charlotte A. Cavatica, a beautiful large grey spider who lived with Wilbur in the barn.
Author(s): E. B. White;Kate DiCamillo
ISBN 13: 9780061124952
Pages: 192
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Title: Game

This is not fiction. These men really exist. They live together in houses known as Projects. And Neil Strauss, the bestselling author, spent two years living among them, using the pseudonym Style to protect his real-life identity.
Author(s): Neil Strauss
ISBN 13: 9780061240164
Pages: 464

Title: Influence: The Psychology of Persuasion

Influence, the classic book on persuasion, explains the psychology of why people say "yes" and how to apply these understandings. Dr. Robert Cialdini is the seminal expert in the rapidly expanding field of influence and persuasion. His thirty-five years of rigorous, evidence-based research along with a three-year program of study on what moves people to change behavior has resulted in this highly acclaimed book.

You'll learn the six universal principles, how to use them to become a skilled persuader and how to defend yourself against them. Perfect for people in all walks of life, the principles of Influence will move you toward profound personal change and act as a driving force for your success.

Author(s): Robert B. Cialdini
ISBN 13: 9780061241895
Pages: 336
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Title: Dear Cary

The actress/filmmaker tells the story of her turbulent marriage to Hollywood legend Cary Grant, capturing the glitz and glamour of Hollywood's greatest period of stardom and revealing the dark stories of love and betrayal hidden from public ...
Author(s): Dyan Cannon
ISBN 13: 9780061961403
Pages: 352

Title: 150 Best Eco House Ideas

Included here are the latest innovations in sustainable home design, including solar paneling, wind energy systems, environmentally-friendly heating and cooling solutions, thermal glazing, and trombe walls. 150 Best Eco House Ideas covering ...
Author(s): Marta Serrats
ISBN 13: 9780061968792
Pages: 600

Title: Chronicles of Narnia Movie Tie-in Box Set (Featuring The Voyage of the Dawn Treader)

<p>Narnia . . . where a dragon awakens . . . where stars walk the earth . . . where anything can happen.</p> <p>Experience The Chronicles of Narnia in its entirety in time for <b>The Voyage of the Dawn</b> Treader, the third movie in the motion picture epic. This movie tie-in box contains the rack editions of all seven of C. S. Lewis's classic stories:</p> <ul> <li><b>The Magician's Nephew</b></li> <li><b>The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe</b></li> <li><b>The Horse and His Boy</b></li> <li><b>Prince Caspian</b></li> <li><b>The Voyage of the Dawn Treader</b></li> <li><b>The Silver Chair</b></li> <li><b>The Last Battle</b></li> </ul> <p>The box features stills from the movie, and each book inside has cover art by Cliff Nielson and the original black-and-white interior illustrations by Pauline Baynes. The journey begins long before the Dawn Treader sets sail and ends long after its voyage, so don't miss out on any part of this definitive fantasy series of our time!</p>
Author(s): C. S. Lewis
ISBN 13: 9780061992889
Pages: 1662
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Title: Following Atticus: Forty-eight High Peaks, One Little Dog, and an Extraordinary Friendship

After a close friend died of cancer, middle-aged, overweight, acrophobic newspaperman Tom Ryan decided to pay tribute to her in a most unorthodox manner. Ryan and his friend, miniature schnauzer Atticus M. Finch, would attempt to climb all forty-eight of New Hampshire’s four-thousand-foot peaks twice in one winter while raising money for charity. It was an adventure of a lifetime, leading them across hundreds of miles and deep into an enchanting but dangerous winter wonderland. At the heart of the amazing journey was the extraordinary relationship they shared, one that blurred the line between man and dog.
Author(s): Tom Ryan
ISBN 13: 9780061997112
Pages: ooks#volumes

Title: Big Nate Blasts Off

Nate has a crush on Ruby. But after his scrap with Randy Betancourt makes headlines in the Weekly Bugle, he's got a problem WAY worse than detention! Can Nate bounce back? And will the annual Mud Bowl be a blast . . . or a bust?
Author(s): Lincoln Peirce
ISBN 13: 9780062111111
Pages: 224

Title: The End of Diabetes

Author(s): Joel Fuhrman
ISBN 13: 9780062219985

Title: The Pioneer Woman Cooks: Dinnertime

The Pioneer Woman Cooks: Dinnertime includes delicious, easy-to-make recipes for comfort classics, 16-minute meals, freezer-friendly food, as well as soups, main dish salads, and a favorite of her own family: breakfast for dinner.
Author(s): Ree Drummond
ISBN 13: 9780062225245
Pages: 400
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Title: Yes Please

Did you wish you were in the audience at the last two Golden Globes ceremonies, so you could bask in the hilarity of Amy's one-liners? If your answer to these questions is "Yes Please!" then you are in luck.
Author(s): Amy Poehler
ISBN 13: 9780062268358
Pages: 352
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Title: #AskGaryVee: One Entrepreneur's Take on Leadership, Social Media, and Self-Awareness

"This book is a place where I talk about things that are important to you." Gary Vaynerchuk—the inspiring and unconventional entrepreneur who introduced us to the concept of crush it—knows how to get things done, have fun, and be massively successful. A marketing and business genius, Gary had the foresight to go beyond traditional methods and use social media tools such as Twitter, Facebook, and YouTube to reach an untapped audience that continues to grow.
Author(s): Gary Vaynerchuk
ISBN 13: 9780062273123
Pages: 320
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Title: LaRose

In this literary masterwork, Louise Erdrich, the bestselling author of the National Book Award-winning The Round House and the Pulitzer Prize nominee The Plague of Doves wields her breathtaking narrative magic in an emotionally haunting ...
Author(s): Louise Erdrich
ISBN 13: 9780062277022
Pages: 256
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Title: How to Read Literature Like a Professor Revised Edition

This revised edition includes new chapters, a new preface, and a new epilogue, and incorporates updated teaching points that Foster has developed over the past decade.
Author(s): Thomas C. Foster
ISBN 13: 9780062301673
Pages: 368
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Title: Natchez Burning

From #1 New York Times bestselling author Greg Iles comes the first novel in his Natchez Burning trilogy—which also includes The Bone Tree and the upcoming Mississippi Blood—an epic trilogy that interweaves crimes, lies, and secrets ...
Author(s): Greg Iles
ISBN 13: 9780062311085
Pages: 800

Title: The Alchemist

This story, dazzling in its powerful simplicity and soul-stirring wisdom, is about an Andalusian shepherd boy named Santiago who travels from his homeland in Spain to the Egyptian desert in search of a treasure buried near the Pyramids.
Author(s): Paulo Coelho
ISBN 13: 9780062315007
Pages: 208
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Title: Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind

Most books about the history of humanity pursue either a historical or a biological approach, but Dr. Yuval Noah Harari breaks the mold with this highly original book that begins about 70,000 years ago with the appearance of modern ...
Author(s): Yuval Noah Harari
ISBN 13: 9780062316097
Pages: 464
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Title: Stoned

Studded with lively personalities and fascinating details, Stoned tells the remarkable story of our abiding desire for the rare and extraordinary. What does the diamond on your finger have to do with the GI Bill?
Author(s): Aja Raden
ISBN 13: 9780062334695
Pages: 368

Title: Act Like a Lady, Think Like a Man, Expanded Edition

In this expanded edition, Steve includes an added section of all new advice, with tips on dealing with your partner's exes, spicing up your relationship, ensuring you're ready for that walk down the aisle, and much more.
Author(s): Steve Harvey
ISBN 13: 9780062351562
Pages: 304

Title: The Bridge Ladies: A Memoir

A fifty-year-old Bridge game provides an unexpected way to cross the generational divide between a daughter and her mother. Betsy Lerner takes us on a powerfully personal literary journey, where we learn a little about Bridge and a lot about life.
Author(s): Betsy Lerner
ISBN 13: 9780062354464
Pages: 320

Title: Door to Door: The Magnificent, Maddening, Mysterious World of Transportation

The Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and author of Garbology explores the hidden and costly wonders of our buy-it-now, get-it-today world of transportation, revealing the surprising truths, mounting challenges, and logistical magic behind every trip we take and every click we make. Transportation dominates our daily existence. Thousands, even millions, of miles are embedded in everything we do and touch. We live in a door-to-door universe that works so well most Americans are scarcely aware of it. The grand ballet in which we move ourselves and our stuff is equivalent to building the Great Pyramid, the Hoover Dam, and the Empire State Building all in a day. Every day. And yet, in the one highly visible part of the transportation world—the part we drive—we suffer grinding commutes, a violent death every fifteen minutes, a dire injury every twelve seconds, and crumbling infrastructure.
Author(s): Edward Humes
ISBN 13: 9780062372079
Pages: 384
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Title: he Longevity Book: The Science of Aging, the Biology of Strength, and the Privilege of Time

Cameron Diaz follows up her #1 New York Times bestseller, The Body Book, with a personal, practical, and authoritative guide that examines the art and science of growing older and offers concrete steps women can take to create abundant health and resilience as they age.
Author(s): Cameron Diaz
ISBN 13: 9780062375186
Pages: 272

Title: Pax

Pax is destined to become a classic, beloved for generations to come. Pax and Peter have been inseparable ever since Peter rescued him as a kit.
Author(s): Sara Pennypacker
ISBN 13: 9780062377012
Pages: 288

Title: SAS Survival Handbook, Third Edition

The ultimate guide to surviving anywhere, now updated with more than 100 pages of additional material Revised to reflect the latest in survival knowledge and technology, and covering new topics such as urban survival and terrorism, the ...
Author(s): John Lofty Wiseman
ISBN 13: 9780062378071
Pages: 672
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Title: The Negative Calorie Diet: Lose Up to 10 Pounds in 10 Days with 10 All You Can Eat Foods

The #1 New York Times bestselling author, chef, and healthy living expert Rocco DiSpirito returns with a revolutionary whole foods-based diet plan and cookbook featuring more than seventy-five delicious recipes and 100 color photographs.
Author(s): Rocco DiSpirito
ISBN 13: 9780062378132
Pages: 288

Title: Lose Weight by Eating

Lose weight by eating guilt-free, low-calorie, unprocessed versions of all your favorite foods, with this helpful, accessible diet and cookbook—featuring more than 130 clean eating recipes and gorgeous full-color photos—from the popular weight loss blogger who lost 150 pounds in eleven months. At 275 pounds, Audrey Johns was unhealthy and unhappy—until the day she vowed to give up the “fake food” and taught herself to cook her favorites from scratch. Within eleven months, Audrey mastered the kitchen, began to take better care of herself, and lost more than 150 pounds—over half her body weight
Author(s): Audrey Johns
ISBN 13: 9780062378699
Pages: ooks#volumes

Title: A Peoples History of the United States

With a new introduction by Anthony Arnove, this updated edition of the classic national bestseller reviews the book’s thirty-five year history and demonstrates once again why it is a significant contribution to a complete and balanced ...
Author(s): Howard Zinn
ISBN 13: 9780062397348
Pages: 768
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Title: The Arm: Inside the Billion-Dollar Mystery of the Most Valuable Commodity in Sports

Every year, Major League Baseball spends more than $1.5 billion on pitchers—five times the salary of all NFL quarterbacks combined. Pitchers are the lifeblood of the sport, the ones who win championships, but today they face an epidemic unlike any baseball has ever seen. One tiny ligament in the elbow keeps snapping and sending teenagers and major leaguers alike to undergo surgery, an issue the baseball establishment ignored for decades. For three years, Jeff Passan, the lead baseball columnist for Yahoo Sports, has traveled the world to better understand the mechanics of the arm and its place in the sport’s past, present, and future. He got the inside story of how the Chicago Cubs decided to spend $155 million on one pitcher. He sat down for a rare interview with Hall of Famer Sandy Koufax, whose career ended at 30 because of an arm injury. He went to Japan to understand how another baseball-obsessed nation deals with this crisis. And he followed two major league pitchers as they returned from Tommy John surgery, the revolutionary procedure named for the former All-Star who first underwent it more than 40 years ago. Passan discovered a culture that struggles to prevent arm injuries and lacks the support for the changes necessary to do so. He explains that without a drastic shift in how baseball thinks about its talent, another generation of pitchers will fall prey to the same problem that vexes the current one. Equal parts medical thriller and cautionary tale, The Arm is a searing exploration of baseball’s most valuable commodity and the redemption that can be found in one fragile and mysterious limb.
Author(s): Jeff Passan
ISBN 13: 9780062400369
Pages: 368
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Title: Never Split the Difference: Negotiating As If Your Life Depended On It

A former international hostage negotiator for the FBI offers a new, field-tested approach to high-stakes negotiations—whether in the boardroom or at home. Never Split the Difference takes you inside the world of high-stakes negotiations and into Voss’s head, revealing the skills that helped him and his colleagues succeed where it mattered most: saving lives. In this practical guide, he shares the nine effective principles—counterintuitive tactics and strategies—you too can use to become more persuasive in both your professional and personal life.
Author(s): Chris Voss
ISBN 13: 9780062407801
Pages: ooks#volumes
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Title: Go Set a Watchman

Here is an unforgettable novel of wisdom, humanity, passion, humor, and effortless precision—a profoundly affecting work of art that is both wonderfully evocative of another era and relevant to our own times.
Author(s): Harper Lee
ISBN 13: 9780062409867
Pages: 288
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Title: The Nest

Every family has its problems. But even among the most troubled, the Plumb family stands out as spectacularly dysfunctional. Years of simmering tensions finally reach a breaking point on an unseasonably cold afternoon in New York City as Melody, Beatrice, and Jack Plumb gather to confront their charismatic and reckless older brother, Leo, freshly released from rehab. Months earlier, an inebriated Leo got behind the wheel of a car with a nineteen-year-old waitress as his passenger. The ensuing accident has endangered the Plumbs' joint trust fund, “The Nest,” which they are months away from finally receiving. Meant by their deceased father to be a modest mid-life supplement, the Plumb siblings have watched The Nest’s value soar along with the stock market and have been counting on the money to solve a number of self-inflicted problems.
Author(s): Cynthia D´Aprix Sweeney
ISBN 13: 9780062414212
Pages: 368
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Title: How to Sell Your Art Online: Live a Successful Creative Life on Your Own Terms

An essential guide for artist that teaches them how to skip the gallery system, find their niche, and connect directly with collectors to profitably sell their art. For years, galleries have acted as gatekeeper separating artists and collectors. But with the explosion of the Internet, a new generation of savvy, independent artists is connecting with buyers and making a substantial living doing what they love.
Author(s): Cory Huff
ISBN 13: 9780062414953
Pages: 192

Title: Notorious RBG

An original hybrid of reported narrative, annotated dissents, rare archival photos and documents, and illustrations, the book tells a never-before-told story of an unusual and transformative woman who transcends generational divides.
Author(s): Irin Carmon;Shana Knizhnik
ISBN 13: 9780062415837
Pages: 240

Title: Bare Bones: I'm Not Lonely If You're Reading This Book

A touching, funny, heart-wrenching, and triumphant memoir from one of the biggest names in radio, the host of The Bobby Bones Show, one of the most listened-to drive time morning radio shows in the nation.
Author(s): Bobby Bones
ISBN 13: 9780062417343
Pages: 224
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Title: Power Souping

You’ll find more than 50 delicious soup recipes and an easy 3-step action plan: • 3-Day Detox: pure, clean souping to jump-start your weight loss • 3-Week Transformation: shed up to 15 pounds with tasty soups and other healthy meals ...
Author(s): Rachel Beller
ISBN 13: 9780062424921
Pages: 272

Title: First Women: The Grace and Power of America's Modern First Ladies

From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of the groundbreaking backstairs look at the White House, The Residence, comes an intimate, news-making look at the true modern power brokers at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue: the First Ladies, from Jackie Kennedy to Michelle Obama.
Author(s): Kate Andersen Brower
ISBN 13: 9780062439659
Pages: 400

Title: OpTic Gaming: The Making of eSports Champions

OpTic Gaming, the four-time Call of Duty Major League Gaming Champions and one of the top eSports teams in the world, now takes fans behind the controller—into the game and the minds of the greatest gamers in the world—in this fascinating and unique memoir and insider guide.
Author(s): H3CZ;NaDeSHot;Scump;BigTymer;Midnite;OpTic J;Fwiz
ISBN 13: 9780062449283
Pages: ooks#volumes
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Title: If I Only Had A Date

Author(s): Holly Madison
ISBN 13: 9780062457042
Pages: 304

Title: Our Great Big Backyard

Author(s): Laura Bush;Jenna Bush Hager
ISBN 13: 9780062468352
Pages: 40

Title: Lean in 15

Lean in 15 “isn’t a strict diet—it’s a lifestyle that will transform your body and the way you eat,” he makes clear. With Joe Wicks and Lean in 15, you’ll discover how to keep your body healthy, strong, and lean—forever.
Author(s): Joe Wicks
ISBN 13: 9780062493668
Pages: 224

Title: Goodnight Moon 60th Anniversary Edition

In a great green room, tucked away in bed, is a little bunny.
Author(s): Margaret Wise Brown
ISBN 13: 9780064430173
Pages: 32

Title: The SPIN Selling Fieldbook: Practical Tools, Methods, Exercises and Resources

The SPIN Selling Fieldbook includes: Individual diagnostic exercises Illustrative case studies from leading companies Practical planning suggestions Provocative questionnaires Practice sessions to prepare you for dealing with challenging ...
Author(s): Neil Rackham
ISBN 13: 9780070522350
Pages: 224

Title: Positioning: The Battle for Your Mind

Long considered required reading for anyone in business, this seminal marketing classic is now available in trade paperback.
Author(s): Al Ries;Jack Trout
ISBN 13: 9780071373586
Pages: 213
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Title: Crucial Conversations: Tools for Talking When Stakes Are High

The New York Times and Washington Post bestseller that changed the way millions communicate

“[Crucial Conversations] draws our attention to those defining moments that literally shape our lives, our relationships, and our world. . . . This book deserves to take its place as one of the key thought leadership contributions of our time.”
—from the Foreword by Stephen R. Covey, author of The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People

“The quality of your life comes out of the quality of your dialogues and conversations. Here’s how to instantly uplift your crucial conversations.”
—Mark Victor Hansen, cocreator of the #1 New York Times bestselling series Chicken Soup for the Soul®

The first edition of Crucial Conversations exploded onto the scene and revolutionized the way millions of people communicate when stakes are high. This new edition gives you the tools to:

  • Prepare for high-stakes situations
  • Transform anger and hurt feelings into powerful dialogue
  • Make it safe to talk about almost anything
  • Be persuasive, not abrasive
Author(s): Kerry Patterson
ISBN 13: 9780071771320
Pages: 288
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Title: Programming Arduino Getting Started with Sketches

This changed a few things that have caused two of the sketches in this book to break. The change that has caused trouble is that the classes 'Server' and 'Client' have been renamed to 'EthernetServer' and 'EthernetClient' respectively.
Author(s): Simon Monk
ISBN 13: 9780071784221
Pages: 176

Title: The TAB Guide to DIY Welding: Hands-on Projects for Hobbyists, Handymen, and Artists

The TAB Guide to DIY Welding shows you how to get started with MIG welding and metalworking. Inside, you'll find illustrated step-by-step instructions for making useful objects for around the home, as well as fun artistic projects. This easy-to-follow book takes you through setting up a metalworking studio, finding local resources for materials, and the safe operation of metal studio tools.
Author(s): Jackson Morley
ISBN 13: 9780071799683
Pages: 368

Title: CompTIA Network+ All-In-One Exam Guide, Sixth Edition (Exam N10-006)

Written by the leading expert on CompTIA certification and training, Mike Meyers, this authoritative guide covers exam N10-006 in full detail.
Author(s): Mike Meyers
ISBN 13: 9780071848220
Pages: 800

Title: Cissp All-In-One Exam Guide

Author(s): Harris
ISBN 13: 9780071849272
Pages: 1456

Title: Landmarks in Humanities

Landmarks in Humanities is a single-volume survey of global culture designed to help students of humanities, cultural history, and history of the arts to understand and appreciate the relevance of historical works and ideas to their own daily lives. In chronological sequence, Landmarks guides students on a journey of the most notable monuments of the human imagination and the most prominent ideas and issues that have shaped the course and character of the world’s cultures from prehistory to the present. The landmarks that mark this journey are the great works of their place and time and, in some cases, of all time. The text reflects the author's extensive background in the study of Humanities, which has enabled her to craft a narrative that is at once brief and comprehensive, giving students a thorough understanding of the interrelatedness of various modes of expression―art and architecture, literature, philosophy, and music--without overwhelming them with detail. Each of the text's fifteen chapters is centered on a key idea related to the period being discussed, and contains a series of valuable pedagogical features including timelines, high-quality maps, and boxed material. Each chapter also takes a unique cultural or historical point of view, often through primary sources, the stylistic relationship between two or more images and ideas or between text and image, and contemporaneous non-Western cultural landmarks and cross-cultural influences. In this edition, each chapter opens with “A First Look” at a landmark work that illustrates the key idea of the chapter and acts as a cultural guidepost to that chapter’s overarching theme. This new feature explains the artwork’s significance as a landmark in its own time as well as in ours.
Author(s): Gloria Fiero
ISBN 13: 9780073376646
Pages: 496
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Title: Fifty Shades of Grey

FIFTY SHADES OF GREY: When college student Anastasia Steele goes to interview young entrepreneur Christian Grey, she encounters a man who is beautiful, brilliant, and intimidating. The unworldly Ana realizes she wants this man, and Grey admits he wants her, too—but on his own terms. When the couple embarks on a daring, passionately physical affair, Ana discovers Christian’s secrets and explores her own desires.

FIFTY SHADES DARKER: Daunted by Christian’s dark secrets and singular tastes, Ana has broken off their relationship to start a new career. But desire for Christian still dominates her every waking thought. They rekindle their searing sensual affair, and while Christian wrestles with his inner demons, Ana is forced to make the most important decision of her life.
Author(s): E L James
ISBN 13: 9780099580577

Title: Clean Code

An extremely pragmatic method for writing better code from the start, and ultimately producing more robust applications.
Author(s): Robert C. Martin
ISBN 13: 9780132350884
Pages: 431

Title: Materials for Civil and Construction Engineers

Materials for Civil and Construction Engineers, 3/e is ideal for courses in Civil Engineering Materials, Construction Materials, and Construction Methods and Materials offered in Civil, Environmental, or Construction engineering departments ...
Author(s): Michael S. Mamlouk;John P. Zaniewski
ISBN 13: 9780136110583
Pages: 582
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Title: Of Mice and Men

While the powerlessness of the laboring class is a recurring theme in Steinbeck's work of the late 1930s, he narrowed his focus when composing <i>Of Mice and Men</i> (1937), creating an intimate portrait of two men facing a world marked by petty tyranny, misunderstanding, jealousy, and callousness. But though the scope is narrow, the theme is universal; a friendship and a shared dream that makes an individual's existence meaningful.
Author(s): John Steinbeck
ISBN 13: 9780140177398
Pages: 112

Title: The 48 Laws of Power

Amoral, cunning, ruthless, and instructive, this piercing work by the bestselling author of The 33 Strategies of War and Mastery distills 3,000 years of the history of power in to 48 well-explicated laws

As attention-grabbing in its design as it is in its content, this bold volume outlines the laws of power in their unvarnished essence, synthesizing the philosophies of Machiavelli, Sun-tzu, Carl von Clausewitz, and other great thinkers. Some laws teach the need for prudence ("Law 1: Never Outshine the Master"), the virtue of stealth ("Law 3: Conceal Your Intentions"), and many demand the total absence of mercy ("Law 15: Crush Your Enemy Totally"), but like it or not, all have applications in real life. Illustrated through the tactics of Queen Elizabeth I, Henry Kissinger, P. T. Barnum, and other famous figures who have wielded—or been victimized by—power, these laws will fascinate any reader interested in gaining, observing, or defending against ultimate control.

Also look out for Robert Greene's latest book, Mastery, and discover just what it takes to be great.

Author(s): Robert Greene
ISBN 13: 9780140280197
Pages: 480
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Title: Dear Zoo

Answering a child's request, the zoo keeps sending a wide assortment of animals until they find the perfect pet.
Author(s): Rod Campbell
ISBN 13: 9780140504460
Pages: 20

Title: The Big Tiny

"A personal memoir about downsizing and the author's experience building her own home and living the minimalist lifestyle"--
Author(s): Dee Williams
ISBN 13: 9780142181799
Pages: 304

Title: The Snail And the Whale

Wanting to sail beyond its rock, a tiny snail hitches a ride on a big humpback whale and then is able to help the whale when it gets stuck in the sand.
Author(s): Julia Donaldson
ISBN 13: 9780142405802
Pages: 32

Title: The Outsiders

The struggle of three brothers to stay together after their parent's death and their quest for identity among the conflicting values of their adolescent society.
Author(s): S. E. Hinton
ISBN 13: 9780142407332
Pages: 188

Title: Alexander Hamilton

A New York Times Bestseller, and the inspiration for the hit Broadway musical Hamilton! Pulitzer Prize-winning author Ron Chernow presents a landmark biography of Alexander Hamilton, the Founding Father who galvanized, inspired, scandalized, and shaped the newborn nation. In the first full-length biography of Alexander Hamilton in decades, Ron Chernow tells the riveting story of a man who overcame all odds to shape, inspire, and scandalize the newborn America. According to historian Joseph Ellis, Alexander Hamilton is “a robust full-length portrait, in my view the best ever written, of the most brilliant, charismatic and dangerous founder of them all.” Few figures in American history have been more hotly debated or more grossly misunderstood than Alexander Hamilton. Chernow’s biography gives Hamilton his due and sets the record straight, deftly illustrating that the political and economic greatness of today’s America is the result of Hamilton’s countless sacrifices to champion ideas that were often wildly disputed during his time. “To repudiate his legacy,” Chernow writes, “is, in many ways, to repudiate the modern world.” Chernow here recounts Hamilton’s turbulent life: an illegitimate, largely self-taught orphan from the Caribbean, he came out of nowhere to take America by storm, rising to become George Washington’s aide-de-camp in the Continental Army, coauthoring The Federalist Papers, founding the Bank of New York, leading the Federalist Party, and becoming the first Treasury Secretary of the United States.Historians have long told the story of America’s birth as the triumph of Jefferson’s democratic ideals over the aristocratic intentions of Hamilton. Chernow presents an entirely different man, whose legendary ambitions were motivated not merely by self-interest but by passionate patriotism and a stubborn will to build the foundations of American prosperity and power. His is a Hamilton far more human than we’ve encountered before—from his shame about his birth to his fiery aspirations, from his intimate relationships with childhood friends to his titanic feuds with Jefferson, Madison, Adams, Monroe, and Burr, and from his highly public affair with Maria Reynolds to his loving marriage to his loyal wife Eliza. And never before has there been a more vivid account of Hamilton’s famous and mysterious death in a duel with Aaron Burr in July of 1804. Chernow’s biography is not just a portrait of Hamilton, but the story of America’s birth seen through its most central figure. At a critical time to look back to our roots, Alexander Hamilton will remind readers of the purpose of our institutions and our heritage as Americans.
Author(s): Ron Chernow
ISBN 13: 9780143034759
Pages: 832
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Title: March

In a story inspired by the father character in Little Women and drawn from the journals and letters of Louisa May Alcott's father Bronson, a man leaves behind his family to serve in the Civil War and finds his marriage and beliefs ...
Author(s): Geraldine Brooks
ISBN 13: 9780143036661
Pages: 289

Title: Bettyville

Bettyville is Hodgman's memoir of secrets, silences and enduring love.
Author(s): George Hodgman
ISBN 13: 9780143107880
Pages: 288
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Title: Lost Ocean

From the creator of the worldwide bestsellers Secret Garden and Enchanted Forest, a beautiful new adult coloring book that takes you on a magical journey beneath the waves With this coloring book for adults, Johanna Basford invites color ...
Author(s): Johanna Basford
ISBN 13: 9780143108993
Pages: 80

Title: Getting to Yes: Negotiating Agreement Without Giving In

Getting to Yes offers a proven, step-by-step strategy for coming to mutually acceptable agreements in every sort of conflict. Thoroughly updated and revised, it offers readers a straight-forward, universally applicable method for negotiating personal and professional disputes without getting angry-or getting taken. Since its original publication nearly thirty years ago, Getting to Yes has helped millions of people learn a better way to negotiate. One of the primary business texts of the modern era, it is based on the work of the Harvard Negotiation Project, a group that deals with all levels of negotiation and conflict resolution.
Author(s): Roger Fisher
ISBN 13: 9780143118756
Pages: 240
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Title: A Discovery of Witches (All Souls Trilogy)

Book one of the New York Times–bestselling All Souls trilogy—"a wonderfully imaginative grown-up fantasy with all the magic of Harry Potter and Twilight” (People) Deborah Harkness’s sparkling debut, A Discovery of Witches, has brought her into the spotlight and galvanized fans around the world. In this tale of passion and obsession, Diana Bishop, a young scholar and a descendant of witches, discovers a long-lost and enchanted alchemical manuscript, Ashmole 782, deep in Oxford's Bodleian Library. Its reappearance summons a fantastical underworld, which she navigates with
Author(s): Deborah Harkness
ISBN 13: 9780143119685
Pages: 579

Title: Washington: A Life

Celebrated biographer Ron Chernow provides a richly nuanced portrait of the father of our nation and the first president of the United States. With a breadth and depth matched by no other one volume biography of George Washington, this crisply paced narrative carries the reader through his adventurous early years, his heroic exploits with the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War, his presiding over the Constitutional Convention, and his magnificent performance as America's first president. In this groundbreaking work, based on massive research, Chernow shatters forever the stereotype of George Washington as a stolid, unemotional figure and brings to vivid life a dashing, passionate man of fiery opinions and many moods.
Author(s): Ron Chernow
ISBN 13: 9780143119968
Pages: 904
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Title: The Invention of Wings

From the celebrated author of The Secret Life of Bees, a #1 New York Times bestselling novel about two unforgettable American women. Writing at the height of her narrative and imaginative gifts, Sue Monk Kidd presents a masterpiece of hope, daring, the quest for freedom, and the desire to have a voice in the world. Hetty “Handful” Grimke, an urban slave in early nineteenth century Charleston, yearns for life beyond the suffocating walls that enclose her within the wealthy Grimke household. The Grimke’s daughter, Sarah, has known from an early age she is meant to do something large in the world, but she is hemmed in by the limits imposed on women.
Author(s): Sue Monk Kidd
ISBN 13: 9780143121701
Pages: 384

Title: The Boys in the Boat

Traces the story of an American rowing team from the University of Washington that defeated elite rivals at Hitler's 1936 Berlin Olympics, sharing the experiences of such contributors as their enigmatic coach, a visionary boat builder and a ...
Author(s): Daniel Brown
ISBN 13: 9780143125471
Pages: 404
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Title: Getting Things Done: The Art of Stress-Free Productivity

Based on the premise that productivity is directly proportional to one's ability to handle tasks in a relaxed manner, the author offers strategies for self-management that minimize stress and enhance one's focus and efficiency. Since it was first published almost fifteen years ago, David Allen's Getting Things Done has become one of the most influential business books of its era, and the ultimate book on personal organization. "GTD" is now shorthand for an entire way of approaching professional and personal tasks, and has spawned an entire culture of websites, organizational tools, seminars, and offshoots. Allen has rewritten the book from start to finish, tweaking his classic text with important perspectives on the new workplace, and adding material that will make the book fresh and relevant for years to come. This new edition of Getting Things Done will be welcomed not only by its hundreds of thousands of existing fans but also by a whole new generation eager to adopt its proven principles.
Author(s): David Allen
ISBN 13: 9780143126560
Pages: 352
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Title: The Book of Life

"After traveling through time in Shadow of Night, the second book in Deborah Harkness's enchanting series, historian and witch Diana Bishop and vampire scientist Matthew Clairmont return to the present to face new crises and old enemies.
Author(s): Deborah Harkness
ISBN 13: 9780143127529
Pages: 576

Title: The Body Keeps the Score

An expert on traumatic stress outlines an approach to healing, explaining how traumatic stress affects brain processes and how to use innovative treatments to reactivate the mind's abilities to trust, engage others, and experience pleasure.
Author(s): Bessel Van Der Kolk
ISBN 13: 9780143127741
Pages: 464

Title: Me Before You: A Novel

Louisa Clark is an ordinary girl living an exceedingly ordinary life—steady boyfriend, close family—who has barely been farther afield than their tiny village. She takes a badly needed job working for ex–Master of the Universe Will Traynor, who is wheelchair bound after an accident. Will has always lived a huge life—big deals, extreme sports, worldwide travel—and now he’s pretty sure he cannot live the way he is. Will is acerbic, moody, bossy—but Lou refuses to treat him with kid gloves, and soon his happiness means more to her than she expected. When she learns that Will has shocking plans of his own, she sets out to show him that life is still worth living. A Love Story for this generation and perfect for fans of John Green’s The Fault in Our Stars, Me Before You brings to life two people who couldn’t have less in common—a heartbreakingly romantic novel that asks, What do you do when making the person you love happy also means breaking your own heart?
Author(s): Jojo Moyes
ISBN 13: 9780143130154
Pages: 448
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Title: The Girl in the Spider's Web: A Lisbeth Salander novel, continuing Stieg Larsson's Millennium Series

She is the girl with the dragon tattoo—a genius hacker and uncompromising misfit. He is a crusading journalist whose championing of the truth often brings him to the brink of prosecution. Late one night, Blomkvist receives a phone call from a source claiming to have information vital to the United States. The source has been in contact with a young female superhacker—a hacker resembling someone Blomkvist knows all too well. The implications are staggering. Blomkvist, in desperate need of a scoop for Millennium, turns to Salander for help. She, as usual, has her own agenda. The secret they are both chasing is at the center of a tangled web of spies, cybercriminals, and governments around the world, and someone is prepared to kill to protect it . . .
Author(s): David Lagercrantz
ISBN 13: 9780147520760
Pages: 624

Title: Life of Pi

This is a novel of such rare and wondrous storytelling that it may, as one character claims, make you believe in God. Can a reader ask for anything more? This is a book that has been read, treasured, and shared by millions of readers.
Author(s): Yann Martel
ISBN 13: 9780151008117
Pages: 319
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Title: The Color Purple

The Pulitzer Prize-winning novel that tells the story of two sisters through their correspondence. With a new Preface by the author.
Author(s): Alice Walker
ISBN 13: 9780151191543
Pages: 290

Title: A Pattern Language

Two hundred and fifty-three archetypal patterns consisting of problem statements, discussions, illustrations, and solutions provide lay persons with a framework for engaging in architectural design
Author(s): Christopher Alexander;Sara Ishikawa;Murray Silverstein
ISBN 13: 9780195019193
Pages: 1171

Title: The Elements of Style, Fourth Edition

"The Elements of Style" is one of the definitive texts on all elements of English language style, usage, and composition. Strunk covers such topics as "elementary Rules of Usage," "Elementary Principles of Composition," "A Few Matters of Form," "Words and Expressions Commonly Misused," and "Words Often Misspelled."
Author(s): William Strunk Jr.;E. B. White
ISBN 13: 9780205309023
Pages: 204

Title: The $12 Million Stuffed Shark

Looks at the economics and marketing strategies used to generate astronomical prices in the modwen art market.
Author(s): Don Thompson
ISBN 13: 9780230620599
Pages: 268

Title: Designing for Growth

Outlines the popular business trend through which abstract ideas are developed into practical applications for maximum growth, sharing coverage of its mindset, techniques and vocabulary to reveal how design thinking can address a range of ...
Author(s): Jeanne Liedtka;Tim Ogilvie
ISBN 13: 9780231158381
Pages: 227

Title: Introduction to Algorithms

A new edition of the essential text and professional reference, with substantial new material on such topics as vEB trees, multithreaded algorithms, dynamic programming, and edge-based flow.
Author(s): Thomas H. Cormen
ISBN 13: 9780262033848
Pages: 1292

Title: 101 Things I Learned in Architecture School (MIT Press)

101 THINGS I LEARNED IN ARCHITECTURE SCHOOL is a book that students of architecture will want to keep in the design studio and in their backpacks. It is also a book they may want to keep out of view of their professors, for it expresses in clear and simple language the things they tend to make murky and abstruse. These 101 concise lessons in design, drawing, the creative process, and presentation--from the basics of how to draw a line to the complexities of color theory--provide a much-needed primer in architectural literacy and make concrete what too often is left nebulous and open-ended in the architecture curriculum.
Author(s): Matthew Frederick
ISBN 13: 9780262062664
Pages: 216

Title: The Image of the City

The classic work on the evaluation of city form.
Author(s): Kevin Lynch
ISBN 13: 9780262620017
Pages: 194

Title: Learning from Las Vegas Rev Ed

Author(s): Robert Venturi Denise Scott Brown Steven Izenour
ISBN 13: 9780262720069
Pages: 192

Title: Endurance

' Sebastian Junger, author of the bestselling THEPERFECT STORM. In 1914 Sir Ernest Shackleton and a crew of 27 men set sail for the South Atlantic on board the Endurance. The object of the expedition was to cross the Antarctic overland.
Author(s): Alfred Lansing;Frank Hurley
ISBN 13: 9780297646808
Pages: 277

Title: Ancient Churches of Ethiopia

The kings of Aksum formally became Christian during the second quarter of the 4th century, making Ethiopia the second country in the world (after Armenia) officially to adopt the new faith. This landmark book is the first to integrate historical, archaeological, and art-historical evidence to provide a comprehensive account of Ethiopian Christian civilization and its churches—both built and rock-hewn—from the Aksumite period to the 13th century.
Author(s): David W. Phillipson
ISBN 13: 9780300141566
Pages: 288

Title: Women of Abstract Expressionism

A long-awaited survey of female Abstract Expressionist artists revealing the richness and lasting influence of their work
Author(s): Gwen F. Chanzit;Joan Marter;Robert Hobbs;Susan Landauer;Ellen G. Landau
ISBN 13: 9780300208429
Pages: 216

Title: Van Dyck

The first major examination of Anthony van Dyck s work as a portraitist and an essential resource on this aspect of his illustrious career "
Author(s): Stijn Alsteens;Adam Eaker
ISBN 13: 9780300212051
Pages: 320

Title: Van Goghs Bedrooms

A fascinating look at the genesis and meaning of Van Gogh s famed paintings of his bedroom "
Author(s): Gloria Groom;Louis van Tilborgh;David J. Getsy;Ella Hendricks;Inge Fiedler
ISBN 13: 9780300214864
Pages: 166

Title: Chanel: The Complete Karl Lagerfeld Collections (Catwalk)

Chanel opens with a brief history and analysis of the House of Chanel from its creation to the present, followed by a biographical profile of Karl Lagerfeld. The collections are explored chronologically with short texts that highlight each collection’s influences and iconic looks, revealing Lagerfeld’s inspired reinvention of classic Chanel style elements from season to season. he collections of Karl Lagerfeld have made headlines and dictated trends in the world of fashion ever since his first show for Chanel in 1983. This superbly illustrated and lavishly produced publication---with real cloth binding, irridescent foil stamping, and ribbons for bookmarking your favorite pages---depicts every Chanel collection created by Lagerfeld (more than 150 in all), providing a unique opportunity to chart the development of one of the world’s most influential fashion brands and discover some rarely seen collections.
Author(s): Patrick Mauriès
ISBN 13: 9780300218695
Pages: 632

Title: Hieronymus Bosch

An accessible survey on a genius artist, published to accompany the 500th anniversary of Bosch's death
Author(s): Matthijs Ilsink;Jos Koldeweij
ISBN 13: 9780300220131
Pages: 192

Title: Structures, Or, Why Things Dont Fall Down

"Rich and readable...personal, witty and ironic." --Scientific American
Author(s): James Edward Gordon
ISBN 13: 9780306812835
Pages: 395
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Title: Digging Up Mother: A Love Story

Doug Stanhope is one of the most critically acclaimed and stridently unrepentant comedians of his generation. What will surprise some is that he owes so much of his dark and sometimes uncomfortably honest sense of humor to his mother, Bonnie. It was the cartoons in her Hustler magazine issues that molded the beginnings of his comedic journey, long before he was old enough to know what to do with the actual pornography. It was Bonnie who recited Monty Python sketches with him, who introduced him to Richard Pryor at nine years old, and who rescued him from a psychologist when he brought that brand of humor to school. And it was Bonnie who took him along to all of her AA meetings, where Doug undoubtedly found inspiration for his own storytelling.
Author(s): Doug Stanhope
ISBN 13: 9780306824395
Pages: 336
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Title: Pat the Bunny

Gives children opportunities to touch a rabbit, smell flowers, look in a mirror, and participate in other activities enjoyed by Paul and Judy.
Author(s): Dorothy Kunhardt
ISBN 13: 9780307120007
Pages: 20

Title: The Romanovs

And how did they lose it all? This is the intimate story of twenty tsars and tsarinas, some touched by genius, some by madness, but all inspired by holy autocracy and imperial ambition.
Author(s): Simon Sebag Montefiore
ISBN 13: 9780307266521
Pages: 784

Title: Everybody's Fool: A novel

Everybody’s Fool is filled with humor, heart, hard times and people you can’t help but love, possibly because their various faults make them so stridently human. This is classic Russo—and a crowning achievement from one of the greatest storytellers of our time. Richard Russo, at the very top of his game, now returns to North Bath, in upstate New York, and the characters who made Nobody’s Fool (1993) a “confident, assured novel [that] sweeps the reader up,” according to the San Francisco Chronicle back then. “Simple as family love, yet nearly as complicated.” Or, as The Boston Globe put it, “a big, rambunctious novel with endless riffs and unstoppable human hopefulness.”
Author(s): Richard Russo
ISBN 13: 9780307270641
Pages: 496
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Title: Born to Run: A Hidden Tribe, Superathletes, and the Greatest Race the World Has Never Seen

An epic adventure that began with one simple question: Why does my foot hurt?
Isolated by Mexico's deadly Copper Canyons, the blissful Tarahumara Indians have honed the ability to run hundreds of miles without rest or injury. In a riveting narrative, award-winning journalist and often-injured runner Christopher McDougall sets out to discover their secrets. In the process, he takes his readers from science labs at Harvard to the sun-baked valleys and freezing peaks across North America, where ever-growing numbers of ultra-runners are pushing their bodies to the limit, and, finally, to a climactic race in the Copper Canyons that pits America’s best ultra-runners against the tribe. McDougall’s incredible story will not only engage your mind but inspire your body when you realize that you, indeed all of us, were born to run.
Author(s): Christopher McDougall
ISBN 13: 9780307279187
Pages: 304
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Title: Cesars Way

Presents a commonsense guide to understanding canine behavior, explaining how to use a dog's natural pack instincts to help fix behavioral issues and emphasizing the importance of exercise, discipline, and affection in a dog's life.
Author(s): Cesar Millan;Melissa Jo Peltier
ISBN 13: 9780307337979
Pages: 298
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Title: Sharp Objects

Reluctantly returning to her hometown after an eight-year absence to investigate the murders of two preteen girls, reporter Camille Preaker is reunited with her neurotic mother and enigmatic, thirteen-year-old half-sister as she works to ...
Author(s): Gillian Flynn
ISBN 13: 9780307341556
Pages: 254
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Title: Dark Places

After witnessing the murder of her mother and sisters, 7-year-old Libby Day testifies against her brother Ben, but 25 years later she tries to profit from her tragic history and admit that her story might not have been accurate.
Author(s): Gillian Flynn
ISBN 13: 9780307341570
Pages: 349
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Title: World War Z

An account of the decade-long conflict between humankind and hordes of the predatory undead is told from the perspective of dozens of survivors who describe in their own words the epic human battle for survival.
Author(s): Max Brooks
ISBN 13: 9780307346612
Pages: 342
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Title: Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking

The book that started the Quiet Revolution

At least one-third of the people we know are introverts. They are the ones who prefer listening to speaking; who innovate and create but dislike self-promotion; who favor working on their own over working in teams. It is to introverts—Rosa Parks, Chopin, Dr. Seuss, Steve Wozniak— that we owe many of the great contributions to society.

In Quiet, Susan Cain argues that we dramatically undervalue introverts and shows how much we lose in doing so. She charts the rise of the Extrovert Ideal throughout the twentieth century and explores how deeply it has come to permeate our culture. She also introduces us to successful introverts–from a witty, high-octane public speaker who recharges in solitude after his talks, to a record-breaking salesman who quietly taps into the power of questions. Passionately argued, superbly researched, and filled with indelible stories of real people, Quiet has the power to permanently change how we see introverts and, equally important, how they see themselves.

Now with Extra Libris material, including a reader’s guide and bonus content

Author(s): Susan Cain
ISBN 13: 9780307352156
Pages: 368
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Title: Half the Sky

Discusses the oppression of women in the developing world, sharing example stories about victims and survivors who are working to raise awareness, counter abuse, and campaign for women's rights.
Author(s): Nicholas D. Kristof;Sheryl WuDunn
ISBN 13: 9780307387097
Pages: 296

Title: The Road

In a novel set in an indefinite, futuristic, post-apocalyptic world, a father and his young son make their way through the ruins of a devastated American landscape, struggling to survive and preserve the last remnants of their own humanity.
Author(s): Cormac McCarthy
ISBN 13: 9780307387899
Pages: 287
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Title: Dead Wake

The #1 New York Times best-selling author of In the Garden of Beasts presents a 100th-anniversary chronicle of the sinking of the Lusitania that discusses the factors that led to the tragedy and the contributions of such figures as ...
Author(s): Erik Larson
ISBN 13: 9780307408877
Pages: 430

Title: Priceless

The creator of the FBI's Art Crime Team recounts his dramatic career, describing high-stakes undercover missions involving valuable stolen antiquities, in an account that covers his role in a famous unsolved crime.
Author(s): Robert K. Wittman;John Shiffman
ISBN 13: 9780307461483
Pages: 324

Title: The 4-hour Workweek

An edition expanded with more than 100 pages of new content offers a blueprint for a better life, whether one's dream is escaping the rat race, experiencing high-end world travel, earning a monthly five-figure income with zero management or ...
Author(s): Timothy Ferriss
ISBN 13: 9780307465351
Pages: 396
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Title: The Da Vinci Code

#1 Worldwide Bestseller More Than 80 Million Copies Sold


As millions of readers around the globe have already discovered, The Da Vinci Code is a reading experience unlike any other. Simultaneously lightning-paced, intelligent, and intricately layered with remarkable research and detail, Dan Brown's novel is a thrilling masterpiece from its opening pages to its stunning conclusion.

Author(s): Dan Brown
ISBN 13: 9780307474278
Pages: 608
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Title: Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail

<p class="null1">A Best Nonfiction Book of 2012: <i>The Boston Globe</i>, <i>Entertainment Weekly<br> </i>A Best Book of the Year: NPR, <i>St. Louis Dispatch, Vogue</i></p> <p>At twenty-two, Cheryl Strayed thought she had lost everything. In the wake of her mother’s death, her family scattered and her own marriage was soon destroyed. Four years later, with nothing more to lose, she made the most impulsive decision of her life. With no experience or training, driven only by blind will, she would hike more than a thousand miles of the Pacific Crest Trail from the Mojave Desert through California and Oregon to Washington State—and she would do it alone. Told with suspense and style, sparkling with warmth and humor, <i>Wild</i> powerfully captures the terrors and pleasures of one young woman forging ahead against all odds on a journey that maddened, strengthened, and ultimately healed her.</p>
Author(s): Cheryl Strayed
ISBN 13: 9780307476074
Pages: 336
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Title: The Parthenon Enigma

But through a close reading of a lost play by Euripides, accidentally discovered on a papyrus wrapping an Egyptian mummy, Joan Connelly began to develop a new theory that has sparked one of the fiercest controversies ever to rock the world ...
Author(s): Joan Breton Connelly
ISBN 13: 9780307476593
Pages: 485

Title: Why Nations Fail

An award-winning professor of economics at MIT and a Harvard University political scientist and economist evaluate the reasons that some nations are poor while others succeed, outlining provocative perspectives that support theories about ...
Author(s): Daron Acemoglu;James A. Robinson
ISBN 13: 9780307719225
Pages: 529
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Title: Losing My Virginity

That's the philosophy that has allowed Richard Branson, in slightly more than twenty-five years, to spawn so many successful ventures. From the airline business (Virgin Atlantic Airways), to music (Virgin Records and V2), to cola (Virgin Cola), to retail (Virgin Megastores), and nearly a hundred others, ranging from financial services to bridal wear, Branson has a track record second to none. Losing My Virginity is the unusual, frequently outrageous autobiography of one of the great business geniuses of our time. When Richard Branson started his first business, he and his friends decided that "since we're complete virgins at business, let's call it just that: Virgin." Since then, Branson has written his own "rules" for success, creating a group of companies with a global presence, but no central headquarters, no management hierarchy, and minimal bureaucracy. Many of Richard Branson's companies--airlines, retailing, and cola are good examples--were started in the face of entrenched competition. The experts said, "Don't do it." But Branson found golden opportunities in markets in which customers have been ripped off or underserved, where confusion reigns, and the competition is complacent. And in this stressed-out, overworked age, Richard Branson gives us a new model: a dynamic, hardworking, successful entrepreneur who lives life to the fullest. Family, friends, fun, and adventure are equally important as business in Branson's life. Losing My Virginity is a portrait of a productive, sane, balanced life, filled with rich and colorful stories: Crash-landing his hot-air balloon in the Algerian desert, yet remaining determined to have another go at being the first to circle the globe Signing the Sex Pistols, Janet Jackson, the Rolling Stones, Boy George, and Phil Collins Fighting back when British Airways took on Virgin Atlantic and successfully suing this pillar of the British business establishment Swimming two miles to safety during a violent storm off the coast of Mexico Selling Virgin Records to save Virgin Atlantic Staging a rescue flight into Baghdad before the start of the Gulf War . . . And much more. Losing My Virginity is the ultimate tale of personal and business survival from a man who combines the business prowess of Bill Gates and the promotional instincts of P. T. Barnum.
Author(s): Richard Branson
ISBN 13: 9780307720740
Pages: 588
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Title: The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest

The Girl in the Spider’s Web, the new book in the Millennium Series, is available now! In the third volume of the Millennium series, Lisbeth Salander lies in critical condition in a Swedish hospital, a bullet in her head. But she's fighting for her life in more ways than one: if and when she recovers, she'll stand trial for three murders. With the help of Mikael Blomkvist, she'll need to identify those in authority who have allowed the vulnerable, like herself, to suffer abuse and violence. And, on her own, she'll seek revenge--against the man who tried to killer her and against the corrupt government institutions that nearly destroyed her life.
Author(s): Stieg Larsson
ISBN 13: 9780307742537
Pages: 832
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Title: The Night Circus

he circus arrives without warning. No announcements precede it. It is simply there, when yesterday it was not. Within the black-and-white striped canvas tents is an utterly unique experience full of breathtaking amazements. It is called Le Cirque des Rêves, and it is only open at night. But behind the scenes, a fierce competition is underway: a duel between two young magicians, Celia and Marco, who have been trained since childhood expressly for this purpose by their mercurial instructors. Unbeknownst to them both, this is a game in which only one can be left standing. Despite the high stakes, Celia and Marco soon tumble headfirst into love, setting off a domino effect of dangerous consequences, and leaving the lives of everyone, from the performers to the patrons, hanging in the balance.
Author(s): Erin Morgenstern
ISBN 13: 9780307744432
Pages: 516

Title: Ready Player One

Nominated as one of America’s best-loved novels by PBS’s The Great American Read The worldwide bestseller—now a major motion picture directed by Steven Spielberg. In the year 2045, reality is an ugly place. The only time teenage Wade Watts really feels alive is when he's jacked into the virtual utopia known as the OASIS. Wade's devoted his life to studying the puzzles hidden within this world's digital confines—puzzles that are based on their creator's obsession with the pop culture of decades past and that promise massive power and fortune to whoever can unlock them. But when Wade stumbles upon the first clue, he finds himself beset by players willing to kill to take this ultimate prize. The race is on, and if Wade's going to survive, he'll have to win—and confront the real world he's always been so desperate to escape.
Author(s): Ernest Cline
ISBN 13: 9780307887443
Pages: 384
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Title: The Girl Who Played With Fire

Two reporters responsible for a sex-trafficking exposâe are murdered, and the fingerprints on the murder weapon belong to Lisbeth Salander, prompting the magazine's publisher, Mikael Blomkvist, to launch his own investigation to vindicate ...
Author(s): Stieg Larsson
ISBN 13: 9780307949509
Pages: 724
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Title: The Lost Symbol

The discovery of a mysterious object in the U.S. Capitol building and a subsequent kidnapping lead Harvard symbologist Robert Langdon into a web of mysterious codes, secret locations, and hidden knowledge.
Author(s): Dan Brown
ISBN 13: 9780307950680
Pages: 624
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Title: The Fast Metabolism Diet: Eat More Food and Lose More Weight

Haylie Pomroy has helped countless clients lose up to 20 pounds in just 4 weeks –all through the fat-burning power of food. Hailed as “the metabolism whisperer,” Haylie reminds us that food is not the enemy, it’s the rehab needed to rev-up your sluggish, broken-down metabolism and turn your body into a fat-burning furnace.
On this plan you’re going to eat a lot. You’re going to eat three full meals and at least two snacks a day – and you’re still going to lose weight. What you’re not going to do is count a single calorie or fat gram. You’re going not to ban entire food groups. You’re not going to go carb-free or vegan or go cold turkey on the foods you love. Instead, you’re going to rotate what you’re eating throughout each week according to a simple and proven plan carefully designed to induce precise physiological changes that will set your metabolism on fire.
Phase I (Monday-Tuesday): Lots of carbs and fruits Phase II (Wednesday-Thursday): Lots of proteins and veggies Phase III (Friday-Sunday): All of the above, plus healthy fats and oils
By keeping your metabolism guessing in this specific and deliberate way, you’ll get it working faster. This isn’t just a theory, it’s the results-based product of Haylie Pomroy’s successful programs.  It’s worked for celebrities, for athletes, and for people with chronic illnesses who need to lose weight, doctor’s orders.  Now it’s going to work for you.
In 4 weeks not only will you see the weight fall off, you’ll also see your cholesterol drop, your blood sugar stabilize, your energy increase, your sleep improve, and your stress dramatically reduce. All thanks to the miraculous power of real, delicious, satisfying food!
Plus, by switching up what you’re eating every few days, you’ll get to enjoy a greater variety of foods, so your palate will never feel bored or deprived.  Complete with 4 weeks of meal plans and over 50 recipes – including vegetarian, organic, and gluten-free options – this is the silver bullet for the chronic dieter who has tried every fad diet and failed, the first time dieter attempting to kick her metabolism into gear, and anyone who wants to naturally and safely eat her way to a skinner, healthier self.

Author(s): Haylie Pomroy
ISBN 13: 9780307986276
Pages: 272

Title: Boundaries: When to Say Yes, How to Say No to Take Control of Your Life

Having clear boundaries is essential to a healthy, balanced lifestyle. A boundary is a personal property line that marks those things for which we are responsible. In other words, boundaries define who we are and who we are not. Boundaries impact all areas of our lives: Physical boundaries help us determine who may touch us and under what circumstances -- Mental boundaries give us the freedom to have our own thoughts and opinions -- Emotional boundaries help us to deal with our own emotions and disengage from the harmful, manipulative emotions of others -- Spiritual boundaries help us to distinguish God's will from our own and give us renewed awe for our Creator -- Often, Christians focus so much on being loving and unselfish that they forget their own limits and limitations. When confronted with their lack of boundaries, they ask: - Can I set limits and still be a loving person? - What are legitimate boundaries? - What if someone is upset or hurt by my boundaries? - How do I answer someone who wants my time, love, energy, or money? - Aren't boundaries selfish? - Why do I feel guilty or afraid when I consider setting boundaries? Dr. Henry Cloud and Dr. John Townsend offer biblically-based answers to these and other tough questions, showing us how to set healthy boundaries with our parents, spouses, children, friends, co-workers, and even ourselves.
Author(s): Henry Cloud
ISBN 13: 9780310247456
Pages: 320
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Title: The Daniel Prayer: Prayer That Moves Heaven and Changes Nations

Many people today find that their prayers don’t “work.” And like a broken cell phone, DVD player, or TV remote, they throw prayer out as unnecessary “clutter” in their busy lives. Anne Graham Lotz has found that while prayer does work, sometimes the “pray-ers” don’t. So she has turned to the prophet Daniel for help. The Daniel Prayer is born deep within your soul, erupts through your heart, and pours out on your lips, words created by and infused with the Spirit of God quivering with spiritual electricity. It’s really not an everyday type of prayer. It’s a prayer birthed under pressure. Heartache. Grief. Desperation. It can be triggered by a sudden revelation of hope. An answer to prayer, a promise freshly received, a miracle that lies just over the horizon…
Author(s): Anne Graham Lotz
ISBN 13: 9780310262909
Pages: 288

Title: One Thousand Gifts: A Dare to Live Fully Right Where You Are

Just like you, Ann Voskamp hungers to live her one life well. Forget the bucket lists that have us escaping our everyday lives for exotic experiences. 'How,' Ann wondered, 'do we find joy in the midst of deadlines, debt, drama, and daily duties? What does the Christ-life really look like when your days are gritty, long--and sometimes even dark? How is God even here?' In One Thousand Gifts, Ann invites you to embrace everyday blessings and embark on the transformative spiritual discipline of chronicling God's gifts
Author(s): Ann Voskamp
ISBN 13: 9780310321910
Pages: 240

Title: The Circle Maker: Praying Circles Around Your Biggest Dreams and Greatest Fears

According to Pastor Mark Batterson in his book, The Circle Maker, “Drawing prayer circles around our dreams isn’t just a mechanism whereby we accomplish great things for God. It’s a mechanism whereby God accomplishes great things in us.” Do you ever sense that there’s far more to prayer, and to God’s vision for your life, than what you’re experiencing? It’s time you learned from the legend of Honi the Circle Maker―a man bold enough to draw a circle in the sand and not budge from inside it until God answered his prayers for his people. What impossibly big dream is God calling you to draw a prayer circle around? Sharing inspiring stories from his own experiences as a circle maker, Mark Batterson will help you uncover your heart’s deepest desires and God-given dreams and unleash them through the kind of audacious prayer that God delights to answer.
Author(s): Mark Batterson
ISBN 13: 9780310330738
Pages: 240

Title: The Purpose Driven Life: What on Earth Am I Here For?

Translated into over 50 languages, The Purpose Driven Life is far more than just a book; it is a guide to a spiritual journey that has transformed millions of lives.Once you take this journey, you’ll never be the same again. Living out the purpose you were created for moves you beyond mere survival and success to a life of significance—the life you were meant to live.
Author(s): Rick Warren
ISBN 13: 9780310337508
Pages: 368
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Title: The Nesting Place

Revealing the secret to decorating for real people, a popular blogger and self-taught decorator shows readers how to find the beauty in imperfection and build a home that welcomes everyone.
Author(s): Myquillyn Smith
ISBN 13: 9780310337904
Pages: 199

Title: The Case for Christ: A Journalist's Personal Investigation of the Evidence for Jesus

Retracing his own spiritual journey from atheism to faith, Lee Strobel, former legal editor of the Chicago Tribune, cross-examines a dozen experts with doctorates who are specialists in the areas of old manuscripts, textual criticism, and biblical studies. Strobel challenges them with questions like How reliable is the New Testament? Does evidence for Jesus exist outside the Bible? Is there any reason to believe the resurrection was an actual event?
Author(s): Lee Strobel
ISBN 13: 9780310339304
Pages: 320
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Title: Unashamed: Drop the Baggage, Pick up Your Freedom, Fulfill Your Destiny

Shame can take on many forms. It hides in the shadows of the most successful, confident and high-achieving woman who struggles with balancing her work and children, as well as in the heart of the broken, abused and downtrodden woman who has been told that she will never amount to anything. Shame hides in plain sight and can hold us back in ways we do not realize. But Christine Caine wants readers to know something: we can all be free. “I know. I’ve been there,” writes Christine. “I was schooled in shame. It has been my constant companion from my very earliest memories. I see shame everywhere I look in the world, including in the church. It creeps from heart to heart, growing in shadowy places, feeding on itself so that those struggling with it are too shamed to seek help from shame itself.”
Author(s): Christine Caine
ISBN 13: 9780310340706
Pages: 224

Title: Hope Heals: A True Story of Overwhelming Loss and an Overcoming Love

Katherine and Jay married right after college and sought adventure far from home in Los Angeles, CA. As they pursued their dreams, they planted their lives in the city and in their church community. Their son, James, came along unexpectedly in the fall of 2007, and just 6 months later, everything changed in a moment for this young family.
Author(s): Katherine Wolf
ISBN 13: 9780310344544
Pages: 256

Title: Wild and Free

" Co-authors and best friends Jess Connolly and Hayley Morgan have felt the same, until one essential question turned the tables on it all: If God is wild and free and he created women, what does this mean for us today?
Author(s): Zondervan
ISBN 13: 9780310345534
Pages: 240
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Title: Seeking Allah, Finding Jesus

In turn, many Muslims are hindered by cultural, intellectual, and theological barriers from understanding, or even rightly hearing, the gospel of Jesus Christ.In Seeking Allah, Finding Jesus, former devout Muslim Nabeel Qureshi describes ...
Author(s): Nabeel Qureshi
ISBN 13: 9780310515029
Pages: 296

Title: Visual Theology: Seeing and Understanding the Truth About God

We live in a visual culture. Today, people increasingly rely upon visuals to help them understand new and difficult concepts. The rise and stunning popularity of the Internet infographic has given us a new way in which to convey data, concepts and ideas. But the visual portrayal of truth is not a novel idea. Indeed, God himself used visuals to teach truth to his people. The tabernacle of the Old Testament was a visual representation of man’s distance from God and God’s condescension to his people. Each part of the tabernacle was meant to display something of man’s treason against God and God’s kind response. Likewise, the sacraments of the New Testament are visual representations of man’s sin and God’s response. Even the cross was both reality and a visual demonstration.
Author(s): Tim Challies
ISBN 13: 9780310520436
Pages: 160

Title: Babys First Book of Prayers

An illustrated collection of prayers for the very young.
Author(s): Melody Carlson
ISBN 13: 9780310702870
Pages: 96

Title: The Jesus Storybook Bible: Every Story Whispers His Name

The Moonbeam Award Gold Medal Winner in the religion category, The Jesus Storybook Bible tells the Story beneath all the stories in the Bible. At the center of the Story is a baby, the child upon whom everything will depend. Every story whispers his name. From Noah to Moses to the great King David---every story points to him. He is like the missing piece in a puzzle---the piece that makes all the other pieces fit together. From the Old Testament through the New Testament, as the Story unfolds, children will pick up the clues and piece together the puzzle. A Bible like no other, The Jesus Storybook Bible invites children to join in the greatest of all adventures, to discover for themselves that Jesus is at the center of God's great story of salvation---and at the center of their Story too.
Author(s): Sally Lloyd-Jones
ISBN 13: 9780310708254
Pages: 352
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Title: The Beginner's Bible: Timeless Children's Stories

Introduce children to the stories and characters of the Bible with this best-loved Bible storybook. With vibrant art and compelling text, more than 90 Bible stories come to life. Kids ages 6 and under will enjoy the fun illustrations of Noah helping the elephant onto the ark, Jonah praying inside the fish, and more, as they discover The Beginner's Bible just like millions of children before. The Beginner's Bible is the 2006 Retailers Choice Award winner in Children's Nonfiction.
Author(s): Kelly Pulley
ISBN 13: 9780310709626
Pages: 512

Title: Looking for Alaska

The author's chronicle of his year-long trek through Alaska introduces the people and places of the nation's "last frontier."
Author(s): Peter Jenkins
ISBN 13: 9780312261788
Pages: 434

Title: Lust & Wonder

With Augusten's unique and singular observations and his own unabashed way of detailing both the horrific and the humorous, Lust & Wonder is an intimate and honest memoir that his legions of fans have been waiting for.
Author(s): Augusten Burroughs
ISBN 13: 9780312342036
Pages: 304
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Title: Redemption Road

After thirteen years in prison, a good cop walks free. But for how long? And deep in the forest, on the altar of an abandoned church, the unthinkable has just happened... This is a town on the brink. This is a road with no mercy.
Author(s): John Hart
ISBN 13: 9780312380366
Pages: 432

Title: First 100 Words

Your little one will soon learn some essential first words and pictures with this bright board book. There are 100 color photographs to look at and talk about, and 100 simple first words to read and learn, too. The pages are made from tough board for hours of fun reading, and the cover is softly padded for little hands to hold
Author(s): Roger Priddy
ISBN 13: 9780312510787
Pages: 26

Title: The Nightingale

In the quiet village of Carriveau, Vianne Mauriac says goodbye to her husband, Antoine, as he heads for the Front. She doesn't believe that the Nazis will invade France … but invade they do, in droves of marching soldiers, in caravans of trucks and tanks, in planes that fill the skies and drop bombs upon the innocent. When a German captain requisitions Vianne's home, she and her daughter must live with the enemy or lose everything. Without food or money or hope, as danger escalates all around them, she is forced to make one impossible choice after another to keep her family alive.
Author(s): Kristin Hannah
ISBN 13: 9780312577223
Pages: 440
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Title: Hungry Girl Clean & Hungry

This book gives mainstream America delicious, satisfying, and clean recipes, using healthy ingredients found in supermarkets everywhere. The best part? The recipes are so easy,anyone can make 'em! Recipes like.
Author(s): Lisa Lillien
ISBN 13: 9780312676773
Pages: 368

Title: The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian

Budding cartoonist Junior leaves his troubled school on the Spokane Indian Reservation to attend an all-white farm town school where the only other Indian is the school mascot.
Author(s): Sherman Alexie
ISBN 13: 9780316013680
Pages: 229

Title: Outliers: The Story of Success

In the past decade, Malcolm Gladwell has written three books that have radically changed how we understand our world and ourselves: The Tipping Point, Blink, and Outliers. Regarded by many as the most gifted and influential author and journalist in America today, Gladwell has the rare ability to connect with audiences of tremendously varied interests. There are over 10 million copies of his books in print.

Now, Gladwell's landmark investigations into the world around us are collected together for the first time. Beautifully repackaged and redesigned, with newly added illustrations throughout each book, COLLECTED is a perfect treasury of prose and provocation for Gladwell fans old and new.

Author(s): Malcolm Gladwell
ISBN 13: 9780316017930
Pages: 336
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Title: The Lovely Bones

" So begins the story of Susie Salmon, who is adjusting to her new home in heaven, a place that is not at all what she expected, even as she is watching life on earth continue without her -- her friends trading rumors about her ...
Author(s): Alice Sebold
ISBN 13: 9780316044936
Pages: 368
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Title: The Goldfinch: A Novel

Theo Decker, a 13-year-old New Yorker, miraculously survives an accident that kills his mother. Abandoned by his father, Theo is taken in by the family of a wealthy friend. Bewildered by his strange new home on Park Avenue, disturbed by schoolmates who don't know how to talk to him, and tormented above all by his longing for his mother, he clings to the one thing that reminds him of her: a small, mysteriously captivating painting that ultimately draws Theo into the underworld of art. As an adult, Theo moves silkily between the drawing rooms of the rich and the dusty labyrinth of an antiques store where he works. He is alienated and in love--and at the center of a narrowing, ever more dangerous circle. The Goldfinch is a mesmerizing, stay-up-all-night and tell-all-your-friends triumph, an old-fashioned story of loss and obsession, survival and self-invention, and the ruthless machinations of fate.
Author(s): Donna Tartt
ISBN 13: 9780316055444
Pages: 784
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Title: Bossypants

Tina Fey reveals all, and proves what we've all suspected: you're no one until someone calls you bossy. (Includes Special, Never-Before-Solicited Opinions on Breastfeeding, Princesses, Photoshop, the Electoral Process, and Italian Rum Cake ...
Author(s): Tina Fey
ISBN 13: 9780316056861
Pages: 288
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Title: Room

Room is a tale at once shocking, riveting, exhilarating--a story of unconquerable love in harrowing circumstances, and of the diamond-hard bond between a mother and her child.
Author(s): Emma Donoghue
ISBN 13: 9780316098328
Pages: 352
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Title: The Flavor Bible: The Essential Guide to Culinary Creativity, Based on the Wisdom of America's Most Imaginative Chefs

Great cooking goes beyond following a recipe--it's knowing how to season ingredients to coax the greatest possible flavor from them. Drawing on dozens of leading chefs' combined experience in top restaurants across the country, Karen Page and Andrew Dornenburg present the definitive guide to creating "deliciousness" in any dish.
Author(s): Karen Page
ISBN 13: 9780316118408
Pages: 392
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Title: The Cuckoos Calling

A brilliant debut mystery in a classic vein: Detective Cormoran Strike investigates a supermodel's suicide. After losing his leg to a land mine in Afghanistan, Cormoran Strike is barely scraping by as a private investigator. Strike is down to one client, and creditors are calling. He has also just broken up with his longtime girlfriend and is living in his office. Then John Bristow walks through his door with an amazing story: His sister, thelegendary supermodel Lula Landry, known to her friends as the Cuckoo, famously fell to her death a few months earlier. The police ruled it a suicide, but John refuses to believe that. The case plunges Strike into the world of multimillionaire beauties, rock-star boyfriends, and desperate designers, and it introduces him to every variety of pleasure, enticement, seduction, and delusion known to man. You may think you know detectives, but you've never met one quite like Strike. You may think you know about the wealthy and famous, but you've never seen them under an investigation like this. Introducing Cormoran Strike, this is the acclaimed first crime novel by J.K. Rowling, writing under the pseudonym Robert Galbraith.
Author(s): Robert Galbraith
ISBN 13: 9780316206853
Pages: 464
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Title: The Silkworm

The novelist has just completed a manuscript featuring poisonous pen-portraits of almost everyone he knows. If the novel were to be published, it would ruin lives--meaning that there are a lot of people who might want him silenced.
Author(s): Robert Galbraith
ISBN 13: 9780316206891
Pages: 464
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Title: The Everything Store: Jeff Bezos and the Age of Amazon's visionary founder, Jeff Bezos, wasn't content with being a bookseller. He wanted Amazon to become the everything store, offering limitless selection and seductive convenience at disruptively low prices. To do so, he developed a corporate culture of relentless ambition and secrecy that's never been cracked. Until now. Brad Stone enjoyed unprecedented access to current and former Amazon employees and Bezos family members, and his book is the first in-depth, fly-on-the-wall account of life at Amazon. The Everything Store is the book that the business world can't stop talking about, the revealing, definitive biography of the company that placed one of the first and largest bets on the Internet and forever changed the way we shop and read.
Author(s): Brad Stone
ISBN 13: 9780316219280
Pages: 416
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Title: Presence: Bringing Your Boldest Self to Your Biggest Challenges

Have you ever left a nerve-racking challenge and immediately wished for a do over? Maybe after a job interview, a performance, or a difficult conversation? The very moments that require us to be genuine and commanding can instead cause us to feel phony and powerless. Too often we approach our lives' biggest hurdles with dread, execute them with anxiety, and leave them with regret. By accessing our personal power, we can achieve "presence," the state in which we stop worrying about the impression we're making on others and instead adjust the impression we've been making on ourselves. As Harvard professor Amy Cuddy's revolutionary book reveals, we don't need to embark on a grand spiritual quest or complete an inner transformation to harness the power of presence. Instead, we need to nudge ourselves, moment by moment, by tweaking our body language, behavior, and mind-set in our day-to-day lives. Amy Cuddy has galvanized tens of millions of viewers around the world with her TED talk about "power poses." Now she presents the enthralling science underlying these and many other fascinating body-mind effects, and teaches us how to use simple techniques to liberate ourselves from fear in high-pressure moments, perform at our best, and connect with and empower others to do the same. Brilliantly researched, impassioned, and accessible, Presence is filled with stories of individuals who learned how to flourish during the stressful moments that once terrified them. Every reader will learn how to approach their biggest challenges with confidence instead of dread, and to leave them with satisfaction instead of regret.
Author(s): Amy Cuddy
ISBN 13: 9780316256575
Pages: 352
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Title: Your Favorite Band Is Killing Me: What Pop Music Rivalries Reveal About the Meaning of Life

Through Hendrix vs. Clapton, Hyden explores burning out and fading away, while his take on Miley vs. Sinead gives readers a glimpse into the perennial battle between old and young. Funny and accessible, Hyden's writing combines cultural criticism, personal anecdotes, and music history--and just may prompt you to give your least favorite band another chance.
Author(s): Steven Hyden
ISBN 13: 9780316259156
Pages: 304

Title: Jacky Ha-Ha

James Patterson introduces his hilarious new heroine, Jacky Ha-Ha, a class clown who makes people laugh with her so they can't laugh at her.
Author(s): James Patterson;Chris Grabenstein
ISBN 13: 9780316262491
Pages: 384

Title: American Pharoah

History was made at the 2015 Belmont Stakes when American Pharoah won the Triple Crown, the first since Affirmed in 1978.
Author(s): Joe Drape
ISBN 13: 9780316268844
Pages: 256
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Title: The Seventh Sense: Power, Fortune, and Survival in the Age of Networks

Endless terror. Refugee waves. An unfixable global economy. Surprising election results. New billion-dollar fortunes. Miracle medical advances. What if they were all connected? What if you could understand why? The Seventh Sense examines the historic force now shaking our world--and explains how our leaders, our businesses, and each of us can master it.
Author(s): Joshua Cooper Ramo
ISBN 13: 9780316285063
Pages: 352
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Title: Disrupted: My Misadventure in the Start-Up Bubble

For twenty-five years Dan Lyons was a magazine writer at the top of his profession--until one Friday morning when he received a phone call: Poof. His job no longer existed. "I think they just want to hire younger people," his boss at Newsweek told him. Fifty years old and with a wife and two young kids, Dan was, in a word, screwed. Then an idea hit. Dan had long reported on Silicon Valley and the tech explosion. Why not join it? HubSpot, a Boston start-up, was flush with $100 million in venture capital. They offered Dan a pile of stock options for the vague role of "marketing fellow." What could go wrong? HubSpotters were true believers: They were making the world a better place ... by selling email spam. The office vibe was frat house meets cult compound: The party began at four thirty on Friday and lasted well into the night; "shower pods" became hook-up dens; a push-up club met at noon in the lobby, while nearby, in the "content factory," Nerf gun fights raged. Groups went on "walking meetings," and Dan's absentee boss sent cryptic emails about employees who had "graduated" (read: been fired). In the middle of all this was Dan, exactly twice the age of the average HubSpot employee, and literally old enough to be the father of most of his co-workers, sitting at his desk on his bouncy-ball "chair." Mixed in with Lyons's uproarious tale of his rise and fall at Hubspot is a trenchant analysis of the start-up world, a de facto conspiracy between those who start companies and those who fund them, a world where bad ideas are rewarded with hefty investments, where companies blow money lavishing perks on their post-collegiate workforces, and where everybody is trying to hang on just long enough to reach an IPO and cash out. With a cast of characters that includes devilish angel investors, fad-chasing venture capitalists, entrepreneurs and "wantrapreneurs," bloggers and brogrammers, social climbers and sociopaths, Disrupted is a gripping and definitive account of life in the (second) tech bubble.
Author(s): Dan Lyons
ISBN 13: 9780316306089
Pages: 256
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Title: I Am Malala

I AM MALALA is the remarkable tale of a family uprooted by global terrorism, of the fight for girls' education, of a father who, himself a school owner, championed and encouraged his daughter to write and attend school, and of brave parents ...
Author(s): Malala Yousafzai
ISBN 13: 9780316322423
Pages: 368

Title: Paul McCartney

This is the first definitive account of Paul's often troubled partnership with John Lennon, his personal trauma after the Beatles' breakup, and his subsequent struggle to get back to the top with Wings--which nearly got him murdered in ...
Author(s): Philip Norman
ISBN 13: 9780316327961
Pages: 608
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Title: Eat Fat, Get Thin

In his new book, bestselling author Dr. Mark Hyman introduces a new weight-loss and healthy living program based on the latest science and explains how to EAT FAT, GET THIN, and achieve optimum wellness along the way.
Author(s): Mark Hyman
ISBN 13: 9780316338837
Pages: 400

Title: Rise of the Rocket Girls

For the first time, Rise of the Rocket Girls tells the stories of these women--known as "human computers"--who broke the boundaries of both gender and science.
Author(s): Nathalia Holt
ISBN 13: 9780316338929
Pages: 304
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Title: The White Donkey: Terminal Lance

Abe gets more than he bargained for when his journey takes him to the middle east in war-torn Iraq. This is a story about a Marine, written and illustrated by a Marine, and is the first graphic novel about the war in Iraq from a veteran.
Author(s): Maximilian Uriarte
ISBN 13: 9780316362832
Pages: 288

Title: Cabin Porn

As the collection grew, the site attracted a following, which is now a huge and obsessive audience. The site features photos of the most remarkable handmade homes in the backcountry of America and all over the world.
Author(s): Zach Klein
ISBN 13: 9780316378215
Pages: 336

Title: Brain Maker

In BRAIN MAKER, Dr. Perlmutter explains the potent interplay between intestinal microbes and the brain, describing how the microbiome develops from birth and evolves based on lifestyle choices, how it can become "sick," and how nurturing ...
Author(s): David Perlmutter
ISBN 13: 9780316380102
Pages: 320

Title: 15th Affair (Women's Murder Club)

Lindsay Boxer has a beautiful baby daughter and a husband she loves unconditionally. She'd always been too focused on her career as a San Francisco police detective to wonder what domestic bliss might feel like, but now she knows, and she's never been happier. She can't imagine that a brutal murder at a luxury hotel, and the disappearance of a gorgeous blond woman from the scene, could have anything to do with her own life and marriage--yet soon both are unraveling, and Lindsay can't ignore disturbing clues that hit very close to home.
Author(s): James Patterson
ISBN 13: 9780316407076
Pages: 384
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Title: Humble & Kind

HUMBLE AND KIND is the keepsake hardcover volume that combines the emotional power of Tim McGraw's uplifting #1 single and video "Humble and Kind" to elegant line illustrations in a gift book for all seasons. Inspired by McGraw's own life experience as his eldest child embarked on her college career, every parent and graduate can relate to HUMBLE AND KIND; with tender clarity, the words reinforce lessons for mindful, compassionate living.
Author(s): Tim McGraw
ISBN 13: 9780316545754
Pages: 48

Title: The Catcher in the Rye

In an effort to escape the hypocrisies of life at his boarding school, sixteen-year-old Holden Caulfield seeks refuge in New York City.
Author(s): J.D. Salinger
ISBN 13: 9780316769174
Pages: 288
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Title: Wuthering Heights

Each Longman Cultural Edition consists of the complete text of a key literary work, supplemented by helpful annotations and followed by contextual materials that reveal the conversations and controversies of its historical moment.
Author(s): Emily Brontë;Alison Booth
ISBN 13: 9780321212986
Pages: 432

Title: Designing for Interaction

Describes effective approaches to interaction design, with information on developing a design strategy, conducting research, analyzing the data, creating concepts, and testing and deployment.
Author(s): Dan Saffer
ISBN 13: 9780321643391
Pages: 223

Title: The Anatomy Coloring Book

Why use this coloring book? For more than 35 years, The Anatomy Coloring Book has been the #1 best-selling human anatomy coloring book!
Author(s): Wynn Kapit;Lawrence M. Elson
ISBN 13: 9780321832016
Pages: 162

Title: Human Anatomy & Physiology

Also Available with MasteringA&P ® This title is also available with MasteringA&P - an online homework, tutorial, and assessment program designed to work with this text to engage students and improve results.
Author(s): Elaine Nicpon Marieb;Katja Hoehn
ISBN 13: 9780321927040
Pages: 1264

Title: Dont Make Me Think, Revisited

Offers observations and solutions to fundamental Web design problems, as well as a new chapter about mobile Web design.
Author(s): Steve Krug
ISBN 13: 9780321965516
Pages: 200

Title: Medical-Surgical Nursing

Preceded by: Medical-surgical nursing: assessment and management of clinical problems / Sharon L. Lewis ... [et al.]. 8th ed. c2011.
Author(s): Sharon L. Lewis;Shannon Ruff Dirksen;Margaret M. Heitkemper;Linda Bucher
ISBN 13: 9780323086783
Pages: 1824

Title: Pathophysiology

Preceded by Pathophysiology: the biologic basis for disease in adults and children / [edited by] Kathryn L. McCance, Sue E. Huether. 6th ed. c2010.
Author(s): Kathryn L. McCance;Sue E. Huether
ISBN 13: 9780323088541
Pages: 1840

Title: Painfully Rich

Author(s): John Pearson
ISBN 13: 9780333590331
Pages: 348

Title: The Killer Angels

Portraits of Lee, Longstreet, and other Civil War leaders are interwoven with historical detail to provide a fictional recreation of the bloody battle at Gettysburg
Author(s): Michael Shaara
ISBN 13: 9780345348104
Pages: 355
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Title: The autobiography of Malcolm X: As Told to Alex Haley

With its first great victory in the landmark Supreme Court decision Brown v. Board of Education in 1954, the civil rights movement gained the powerful momentum it needed to sweep forward into its crucial decade, the 1960s. As voices of protest and change rose above the din of history and false promises, one voice sounded more urgently, more passionately, than the rest. Malcolm X—once called the most dangerous man in America—challenged the world to listen and learn the truth as he experienced it. And his enduring message is as relevant today as when he first delivered it. In the searing pages of this classic autobiography, originally published in 1964, Malcolm X, the Muslim leader, firebrand, and anti-integrationist, tells the extraordinary story of his life and the growth of the Black Muslim movement to veteran writer and journalist Alex Haley . In a unique collaboration, Haley worked with Malcolm X for nearly two years, interviewing, listening to, and understanding the most controversial leader of his time.
Author(s): Malcolm X;Alex Haley
ISBN 13: 9780345350688
Pages: 460
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Title: The Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy

Chronicles the journeys, notions, and acquaintances of reluctant galactic traveler Arthur Dent, accompanied by never-before-published material from the late author's archives as well as commentary by famous fans.
Author(s): Douglas Adams
ISBN 13: 9780345391803
Pages: 216
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Title: Mindset: The New Psychology of Success

Dweck explains why it’s not just our abilities and talent that bring us success—but whether we approach them with a fixed or growth mindset. She makes clear why praising intelligence and ability doesn’t foster self-esteem and lead to accomplishment, but may actually jeopardize success. With the right mindset, we can motivate our kids and help them to raise their grades, as well as reach our own goals—personal and professional. Dweck reveals what all great parents, teachers, CEOs, and athletes already know: how a simple idea about the brain can create a love of learning and a resilience that is the basis of great accomplishment in every area.
Author(s): Carol S. Dweck
ISBN 13: 9780345472328
Pages: 277
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Title: The Passage

<p>This paperback edition includes:</p> <p>&nbsp;* &nbsp;&nbsp;A &nbsp;sneak preview of <i>The Twelve</i>, coming in 2012<br> &nbsp;* &nbsp;&nbsp;A &nbsp;revealing interview with author Justin Cronin</p> <p><b>NAMED ONE OF THE TEN BEST NOVELS OF THE YEAR BY TIME MAGAZINE AND ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY<br> <i>The Washington Post • Esquire • U.S. News &amp; World Report •</i> NPR’s <i>On Point • St. Louis Post-Dispatch • BookPage • Library Journal</i></b><br> &nbsp;<br> An epic and gripping tale of catastrophe and survival, <i>The Passage</i> is the story of Amy—abandoned by her mother at the age of six, pursued and then imprisoned by the shadowy figures behind a government experiment of apocalyptic proportions. But Special Agent Brad Wolgast, the lawman sent to track her down, is disarmed by the curiously quiet girl—and risks everything to save her. As the experiment goes nightmarishly wrong, Wolgast secures her escape—but he can’t stop society’s collapse. And as Amy walks alone, across miles and decades, into a future dark with violence and despair, she is filled with the mysterious and terrifying knowledge that only she has the power to save the ruined world.</p> <p><p>USA Today has named The Passage as a must summer read: Booksellers across the country are buzzing about this novel, which features a jacket blurb by Stephen King. Film rights have been bought by Fox 2000 for Ridley and Tony Scott.</p> </p>
Author(s): Justin Cronin
ISBN 13: 9780345504975
Pages: 800
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Title: The City of Mirrors

. . . The Passage can stand proudly next to Stephen King's apocalyptic masterpiece The Stand, but a closer match would be Cormac McCarthy's The Road."--Time "Read this book and the ordinary world disappears.
Author(s): Justin Cronin
ISBN 13: 9780345505002
Pages: 704
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Title: Bloodline (Star Wars)

From the New York Times bestselling author of Star Wars: Lost Stars comes a thrilling novel set in the years before the events of Star Wars: The Force Awakens. From the Hardcover edition.
Author(s): Ballantine;Claudia Gray
ISBN 13: 9780345511362
Pages: 336
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Title: The Language of Flowers

Discovering the symbolic meanings of flowers while languishing in the foster-care system, eighteen-year-old Victoria is hired by a florist when her talent for helping others is discovered, a situation that leads her to confront a painful ...
Author(s): Vanessa Diffenbaugh
ISBN 13: 9780345525550
Pages: 334

Title: Notorious Nineteen (Stephanie Plum Series #19)

#1 bestselling author Janet Evanovich’s Stephanie Plum novels are: “irresistible” (Houston Chronicle), “stunning” (Booklist), “outrageous” (Publishers Weekly), “brilliantly evocative” (The Denver Post), and “making trouble and winning hearts” (USA Today).
New Jersey bounty hunter Stephanie Plum is certain of three truths: People don’t just vanish into thin air. Never anger old people. And don’t do what Tiki tells you to do.
After a slow summer of chasing low-level skips for her cousin Vinnie’s bail bonds agency, Stephanie Plum finally lands an assignment that could put her checkbook back in the black. Geoffrey Cubbin, facing trial for embezzling millions from Trenton’s premier assisted-living facility, has mysteriously vanished from the hospital after an emergency appendectomy. Now it’s on Stephanie to track down the con man. Unfortunately, Cubbin has disappeared without a trace, a witness, or his money-hungry wife. Rumors are stirring that he must have had help with the daring escape . . . or that maybe he never made it out of his room alive. Since the hospital staff’s lips seem to be tighter than the security, and it’s hard for Stephanie to blend in to assisted living, Stephanie’s Grandma Mazur goes in undercover. But when a second felon goes missing from the same hospital, Stephanie is forced into working side by side with Trenton’s hottest cop, Joe Morelli, in order to crack the case.
The real problem is, no Cubbin also means no way to pay the rent. Desperate for money—or maybe just desperate—Stephanie accepts a secondary job guarding her secretive and mouthwatering mentor Ranger from a deadly Special Forces adversary. While Stephanie is notorious for finding trouble, she may have found a little more than she bargained for this time around. Then again—a little food poisoning, some threatening notes, and a bridesmaid’s dress with an excess of taffeta never killed anyone . . . or did they? If Stephanie Plum wants to bring in a paycheck, she’ll have to remember: No guts, no glory. . . .
Author(s): Janet Evanovich
ISBN 13: 9780345527745
Pages: 320
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Title: Notorious Nineteen

Tracking down a con man who has disappeared from the hospital after an emergency appendectomy, Stephanie Plum calls on Joe Morelli for help when a second felon goes missing from the same hospital.
Author(s): Janet Evanovich
ISBN 13: 9780345527769
Pages: 311

Title: The Racketeer

Author(s): John Grisham
ISBN 13: 9780345530578

Title: The Apartment

"A memorable ensemble cast of four young women share a beautiful loft apartment in New York City's Hell's Kitchen and experience the glamour and challenges of city life, love and career in this irresistible contemporary story.
Author(s): Danielle Steel
ISBN 13: 9780345531070
Pages: 336
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Title: Defending Jacob

When his fourteen-year-old son is charged with the murder of a fellow student, assistant district attorney Andy Barber is torn between loyalty and justice as facts come to light that lead him to question how well he knows his own son.
Author(s): William Landay
ISBN 13: 9780345533661
Pages: 435

Title: Top Secret Twenty-One: A Stephanie Plum Novel

Trenton, New Jersey’s favorite used-car dealer, Jimmy Poletti, was caught selling a lot more than used cars out of his dealerships. Now he’s out on bail and has missed his date in court, and bounty hunter Stephanie Plum is looking to bring him in. Leads are quickly turning into dead ends, and all too frequently into dead bodies. Even Joe Morelli, the city’s hottest cop, is struggling to find a clue to the suspected killer’s whereabouts. These are desperate times, and they call for desperate measures. So Stephanie is going to have to do something she really doesn’t want to do: protect former hospital security guard and general pain in her behind Randy Briggs. Briggs was picking up quick cash as Poletti’s bookkeeper and knows all his boss’s dirty secrets. Now Briggs is next on Poletti’s list of people to put six feet under.
Author(s): Janet Evanovich
ISBN 13: 9780345542939
Pages: 352
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Title: Gray Mountain

Losing her job at New York City's largest law firm in the weeks after the collapse of Lehman Brothers, Samantha becomes an unpaid intern in a small Appalachian community, where she stumbles upon dangerous secrets.
Author(s): John Grisham
ISBN 13: 9780345543257
Pages: 480
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Title: Leaving Time (with bonus novella Larger Than Life): A Novel

Throughout her blockbuster career, Jodi Picoult has seamlessly blended nuanced characters, riveting plots, and rich prose, brilliantly creating stories that “not only provoke the mind but touch the flawed souls in all of us” (The Boston Globe). Now, in her highly anticipated new novel, she has delivered her most affecting work yet—a book unlike anything she’s written before.
Author(s): Jodi Picoult
ISBN 13: 9780345544940
Pages: 496

Title: A Burglars Guide to the City

Whether picking padlocks or climbing the walls of high-rise apartments, finding gaps in a museum's surveillance routine or discussing home invasions in ancient Rome, A Burglar's Guide to the City has the tools, the tales, and the x-ray ...
Author(s): Geoff Manaugh
ISBN 13: 9780374117269
Pages: 304

Title: A Rage for Order

"A closely-reported work of literary journalism on the Arab Spring and its troubled aftermath"--
Author(s): Robert F. Worth
ISBN 13: 9780374252946
Pages: 272

Title: If Animals Kissed Good Night

Rhyming text explores what would happen if animals kissed like humans do, from a slow kiss between a sloth and her cub to a mud-happy kiss from a hippo calf to his father.
Author(s): Ann Whitford Paul
ISBN 13: 9780374300210
Pages: 32

Title: Night

A New Translation From The French By Marion Wiesel

Night is Elie Wiesel’s masterpiece, a candid, horrific, and deeply poignant autobiographical account of his survival as a teenager in the Nazi death camps. This new translation by Marion Wiesel, Elie’s wife and frequent translator, presents this seminal memoir in the language and spirit truest to the author’s original intent. And in a substantive new preface, Elie reflects on the enduring importance of Night and his lifelong, passionate dedication to ensuring that the world never forgets man’s capacity for inhumanity to man.

Night offers much more than a litany of the daily terrors, everyday perversions, and rampant sadism at Auschwitz and Buchenwald; it also eloquently addresses many of the philosophical as well as personal questions implicit in any serious consideration of what the Holocaust was, what it meant, and what its legacy is and will be.

Author Bio: Elie Wiesel is the internationally celebrated author, Nobel laureate, and spokesperson for humanity whose decision to dedicate his life to bearing witness for the Holocaust's martyrs and survivors found its earliest and most enduring voice in Night, his penetrating and profound account of the Nazi death camps. Born in the town of Sighet, Transylvania, he was a teenager when he and his family were taken from their home in 1944 to the Auschwitz concentration camp, and then to Buchenwald. Night is the terrifying record of Elie Wiesel's memories of the death of his family, the death of his own innocence, and his despair as a deeply observant Jew confronting the absolute evil of man.

Elie Wiesel is the author of more than forty internationally acclaimed works of fiction and nonfiction. He has been awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the United States of America Congressional Gold Medal, the French Legion of Honor, and, in 1986, the Nobel Peace Prize. He is the Andrew W. Mellon Professor in the Humanities and University Professor at Boston University.

An autobiographical narrative in which the author describes his experiences in Nazi concentration camps, watching family and friends die, and how they led him to believe that God is dead.

Author(s): Elie Wiesel
ISBN 13: 9780374500016
Pages: 144

Title: Thinking, Fast and Slow

Major New York Times bestsellerWinner of the National Academy of Sciences Best Book Award in 2012Selected by the New York Times Book Review as one of the best books of 2011A Globe and Mail Best Books of the Year 2011 TitleOne of The Economist's 2011 Books of the Year One of The Wall Street Journal's Best Nonfiction Books of the Year 2011

In the international bestseller, Thinking, Fast and Slow, Daniel Kahneman, the renowned psychologist and winner of the Nobel Prize in Economics, takes us on a groundbreaking tour of the mind and explains the two systems that drive the way we think. System 1 is fast, intuitive, and emotional; System 2 is slower, more deliberative, and more logical. The impact of overconfidence on corporate strategies, the difficulties of predicting what will make us happy in the future, the profound effect of cognitive biases on everything from playing the stock market to planning our next vacation each of these can be understood only by knowing how the two systems shape our judgments and decisions.
     Engaging the reader in a lively conversation about how we think, Kahneman reveals where we can and cannot trust our intuitions and how we can tap into the benefits of slow thinking. He offers practical and enlightening insights into how choices are made in both our business and our personal lives and how we can use different techniques to guard against the mental glitches that often get us into trouble. Winner of the National Academy of Sciences Best Book Award and the Los Angeles Times Book Prize and selected by The New York Times Book Review as one of the ten best books of 2011, Thinking, Fast and Slow is destined to be a classic.

One of the New York Times Book Review's Top 10 Books of 2011

Author(s): Daniel Kahneman
ISBN 13: 9780374533557
Pages: 512
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Title: A Field Guide to American Houses

Provides in-depth descriptions and illustrations of architectural styles and features of everyday domestic dwellings across the United States.
Author(s): Virginia Savage McAlester
ISBN 13: 9780375710827
Pages: 880

Title: Persepolis: The Story of a Childhood

<p>A <i>New York Times</i> Notable Book A <i>Time Magazine</i> “Best Comix of the Year”<br> A <i>San Francisco Chronicle</i> and <i>Los Angeles Times</i> Best-seller</p> <p>Wise, funny, and heartbreaking, <i>Persepolis</i> is Marjane Satrapi’s memoir of growing up in Iran during the Islamic Revolution. In powerful black-and-white comic strip images, Satrapi tells the story of her life in Tehran from ages six to fourteen, years that saw the overthrow of the Shah’s regime, the triumph of the Islamic Revolution, and the devastating effects of war with Iraq. The intelligent and outspoken only child of committed Marxists and the great-granddaughter of one of Iran’s last emperors, Marjane bears witness to a childhood uniquely entwined with the history of her country.</p> <p><i>Persepolis</i> paints an unforgettable portrait of daily life in Iran and of the bewildering contradictions between home life and public life. Marjane’s child’s-eye view of dethroned emperors, state-sanctioned whippings, and heroes of the revolution allows us to learn as she does the history of this fascinating country and of her own extraordinary family. Intensely personal, profoundly political, and wholly original, <i>Persepolis</i> is at once a story of growing up and a reminder of the human cost of war and political repression. It shows how we carry on, with laughter and tears, in the face of absurdity. And, finally, it introduces us to an irresistible little girl with whom we cannot help but fall in love.</p>
Author(s): Marjane Satrapi
ISBN 13: 9780375714573
Pages: 160
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Title: The Complete Persepolis: Now a Major Motion Picture

<p>Here, in one volume: Marjane Satrapi's best-selling, internationally acclaimed memoir-in-comic-strips.</p> <p><i>Persepolis</i> is the story of Satrapi's unforgettable childhood and coming of age within a large and loving family in Tehran during the Islamic Revolution; of the contradictions between private life and public life in a country plagued by political upheaval; of her high school years in Vienna facing the trials of adolescence far from her family; of her homecoming—both sweet and terrible; and, finally, of her self-imposed exile from her beloved homeland. It is the chronicle of a girlhood and adolescence at once outrageous and familiar, a young life entwined with the history of her country yet filled with the universal trials and joys of growing up.</p> <p>Edgy, searingly observant, and candid, often heartbreaking but threaded throughout with raw humor and hard-earned wisdom—<i>Persepolis</i> is a stunning work from one of the most highly regarded, singularly talented graphic artists at work today.</p>
Author(s): Marjane Satrapi
ISBN 13: 9780375714832
Pages: 352

Title: Van Gogh

Draws on newly available primary sources to present a profile that offers revisionist assessments of the influential artist's turbulent life and genius works.
Author(s): Steven Naifeh;Gregory White Smith
ISBN 13: 9780375758973
Pages: 953
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Title: The Book Thief

Trying to make sense of the horrors of World War II, Death relates the story of Liesel--a young German girl whose book-stealing and story-telling talents help sustain her family and the Jewish man they are hiding, as well as their neighbors ...
Author(s): Markus Zusak
ISBN 13: 9780375842207
Pages: 567
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Title: Wonder

Born with a facial deformity that initially prevented his attendance at public school, Auggie Pullman enters the fifth grade at Beecher Prep and struggles with the dynamics of being both new and different, in a sparsely written tale about ...
Author(s): R. J. Palacio
ISBN 13: 9780375869020
Pages: 315

Title: Healing After Loss: Daily Meditations For Working Through Grief

For those who have suffered the loss of a loved one, here are strength and thoughtful words to inspire and comfort.
Author(s): Martha Whitmore Hickman
ISBN 13: 9780380773381
Pages: 384

Title: Hyperion

A pilgrimage to the realm of the Shrike, a part-god/part-killing machine, provides the travellers the forum to tell their incredible stories
Author(s): Dan Simmons
ISBN 13: 9780385263481
Pages: 481

Title: The Skinnytaste Cookbook

Collects one hundred and fifty low-calorie recipes, including soups, chilis, salads, meatless main dishes, seafood, chicken, and poultry dishes, and desserts, with detailed nutritional information for each recipe.
Author(s): Gina Homolka;Heather K. Jones
ISBN 13: 9780385345620
Pages: 320
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Title: Do One Thing Every Day That Scares You Journal

A year's worth of fear-facing prompts
Author(s): Dian G. Smith;Robie Rogge
ISBN 13: 9780385345774
Pages: 368

Title: Things That Matter

The conservative columnist presents a collection of his writings on what he believes renders the "American experiment" vibrant and special, exploring topics ranging from health care and space exploration to religion and baseball.
Author(s): Charles Krauthammer
ISBN 13: 9780385349178
Pages: 387
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Title: Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead

Thirty years after women became 50 percent of the college graduates in the United States, men still hold the vast majority of leadership positions in government and industry. This means that women's voices are still not heard equally in the decisions that most affect our lives. In Lean In, Sheryl Sandberg examines why women's progress in achieving leadership roles has stalled, explains the root causes, and offers compelling, commonsense solutions that can empower women to achieve their full potential.

Sandberg is the chief operating officer of Facebook and is ranked on Fortune's list of the 50 Most Powerful Women in Business and as one of Time's 100 Most Influential People in the World. In 2010, she gave an electrifying TEDTalk in which she described how women unintentionally hold themselves back in their careers. Her talk, which became a phenomenon and has been viewed more than two million times, encouraged women to sit at the table, seek challenges, take risks, and pursue their goals with gusto.

In Lean In, Sandberg digs deeper into these issues, combining personal anecdotes, hard data, and compelling research to cut through the layers of ambiguity and bias surrounding the lives and choices of working women. She recounts her own decisions, mistakes, and daily struggles to make the right choices for herself, her career, and her family. She provides practical advice on negotiation techniques, mentorship, and building a satisfying career, urging women to set boundaries and to abandon the myth of having it all.&nbsp; She describes specific steps women can take to combine professional achievement with personal fulfillment and demonstrates how men can benefit by supporting women in the workplace and at home.&nbsp;

Written with both humor and wisdom, Sandberg's book is an inspiring call to action and a blueprint for individual growth. Lean In is destined to change the conversation from what women can't do to what they can.

Author(s): Sheryl Sandberg
ISBN 13: 9780385349949
Pages: 240
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Title: American Girls

Explores the changes in the way teenage girls are growing up in America, discussing the new norms, from extreme behaviors to lack of basic communication skills.
Author(s): Nancy Jo Sales
ISBN 13: 9780385353922
Pages: 416

Title: Takedown Twenty

Author(s): Janet Evanovich
ISBN 13: 9780385363174
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Title: The Wonderful Things You Will Be

From brave and bold to creative and clever, Emily Winfield Martin's rhythmic rhyme expresses all the loving things that parents think of when they look at their children. With beautiful, and sometimes humorous, illustrations, and a clever gatefold with kids in costumes, this is a book grown-ups will love reading over and over to kids—both young and old. A great gift for any occasion, but a special stand-out for baby showers, birthdays, and graduation. The Wonderful Things You Will Be has a loving and truthful message that will endure for lifetimes.
Author(s): Emily Winfield Martin
ISBN 13: 9780385376716
Pages: 36

Title: Hilo Book 1: The Boy Who Crashed to Earth

"When a mysterious boy falls from the sky, friends D.J. and Gina must discover the secrets of his identity and help him save the world"--
Author(s): Judd Winick
ISBN 13: 9780385386173
Pages: 208

Title: Ghettoside

Here is the kaleidoscopic story of the quintessential American murder -- one young black man slaying another -- and a determined crew of detectives whose creed was to pursue justice at all costs for its forgotten victims.
Author(s): Jill Leovy
ISBN 13: 9780385529990
Pages: 384

Title: Chasing the Last Laugh: Mark Twain's Raucous and Redemptive Round-the-World Comedy Tour

Mark Twain, the highest-paid writer in America in 1894, was also one of the nation’s worst investors. “There are two times in a man’s life when he should not speculate,” he wrote. “When he can’t afford it and when he can.” The publishing company Twain owned was failing; his investment in a typesetting device was bleeding red ink. After losing hundreds of thousands of dollars back when a beer cost a nickel, he found himself neck-deep in debt. His heiress wife, Livy, took the setback hard. “I have a perfect horror and heart-sickness over it,” she wrote. “I cannot get away from the feeling that business failure means disgrace.”
Author(s): Richard Zacks
ISBN 13: 9780385536448
Pages: 464

Title: At Home: Special Illustrated Edition: A Short History of Private Life

From one of our most beloved authors, a fascinating excursion into the history behind the place we call home—now richly illustrated with more than two hundred images in full color

Bill Bryson and his family live in a Victorian parsonage in a part of England where nothing of any great significance has happened since the Romans decamped. But, struck one day by the thought that “history mostly is masses of people doing ordinary things,” he began to consider how very little he knew about the ordinary things in life—most of them found inside his front door. At Home is the bestselling story of Bryson’s room-by-room journey around his house, a history of the world written without leaving home. The bathroom provides the occasion for the history of hygiene; the bedroom for an account of sex, death, and sleep; the kitchen for a discussion of nutrition and the spice trade. From architecture to electricity, from food preservation to epidemics, from the telephone to the Eiffel Tower, from crinolines to toilets—and the brilliant, creative, and often eccentric minds behind them—Bryson demonstrates that whatever happens in the world ends up in our houses, in the paint and the pipes and the pillows and every item of furniture.
In this handsome new edition of At Home, Bryson’s sparkling prose is enhanced by some two hundred carefully curated full-color images. Selected from a wide array of sources, these illustrations vividly bring his fascinating and entertaining domestic adventure to visual life. Bryson has one of the liveliest, most inquisitive minds on the planet, and he is a master at turning the seemingly mundane into an occasion for the most diverting exposition imaginable. When you’ve finished this book, you’ll see your house—and your daily life—in a new and revelatory light.

Author(s): Bill Bryson
ISBN 13: 9780385537285
Pages: 560

Title: Inferno

In his international blockbusters The Da Vinci Code, Angels & Demons, and The Lost Symbol, Dan Brown masterfully fused history, art, codes, and symbols. In this riveting new thriller, Brown returns to his element and has crafted his highest-stakes novel to date.

In the heart of Italy, Harvard professor of symbology, Robert Langdon, is drawn into a harrowing world centered on one of history’s most enduring and mysterious literary masterpieces…Dante’s Inferno.

Against this backdrop, Langdon battles a chilling adversary and grapples with an ingenious riddle that pulls him into a landscape of classic art, secret passageways, and futuristic science. Drawing from Dante’s dark epic poem, Langdon races to find answers and decide whom to trust…before the world is irrevocably altered.

Author(s): Dan Brown
ISBN 13: 9780385537858
Pages: 480
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Title: How to Babysit a Grandma

A little girl provides instructions for properly babysitting one's grandmother, such as taking trips to the park and singing duets.
Author(s): Jean Reagan
ISBN 13: 9780385753845
Pages: 32

Title: The Food Lab

In The Food Lab, Kenji focuses on the science behind beloved American dishes, delving into the interactions between heat, energy, and molecules that create great food.
Author(s): J. Kenji Lopez-Alt
ISBN 13: 9780393081084
Pages: 938
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Title: Paper: Paging Through History

Paper is one of the simplest and most essential pieces of human technology. For the past two millennia, the ability to produce it in ever more efficient ways has supported the proliferation of literacy, media, religion, education, commerce, and art; it has formed the foundation of civilizations, promoting revolutions and restoring stability. One has only to look at history’s greatest press run, which produced 6.5 billion copies of Máo zhuxí yulu, Quotations from Chairman Mao Tse-tung (Zedong)―which doesn’t include editions in 37 foreign languages and in braille―to appreciate the range and influence of a single publication, in paper. Or take the fact that one of history’s most revered artists, Leonardo da Vinci, left behind only 15 paintings but 4,000 works on paper. And though the colonies were at the time calling for a boycott of all British goods, the one exception they made speaks to the essentiality of the material; they penned the Declaration of Independence on British paper.
Author(s): Mark Kurlansky
ISBN 13: 9780393239614
Pages: 416

Title: Are We Smart Enough to Know How Smart Animals Are?

From world-renowned biologist and primatologist Frans de Waal, a groundbreaking work on animal intelligence destined to become a classic.
Author(s): Frans De Waal
ISBN 13: 9780393246186
Pages: 320

Title: Ship Fever: Stories

A collection of stories that consider the struggles of love and science includes the title work, in which a young Canadian doctor, treating Irish immigrants who have been driven out by the Great Famine, experiences one of history's most ...
Author(s): Andrea Barrett
ISBN 13: 9780393316001
Pages: 254

Title: Guns, Germs and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies

Winner of the Pulitzer Prize.

In this "artful, informative, and delightful" (William H. McNeill, New York Review of Books) book, Jared Diamond convincingly argues that geographical and environmental factors shaped the modern world. Societies that had had a head start in food production advanced beyond the hunter-gatherer stage, and then developed religion —as well as nasty germs and potent weapons of war —and adventured on sea and land to conquer and decimate preliterate cultures. A major advance in our understanding of human societies, Guns, Germs, and Steel chronicles the way that the modern world came to be and stunningly dismantles racially based theories of human history. Winner of the Pulitzer Prize, the Phi Beta Kappa Award in Science, the Rhone-Poulenc Prize, and the Commonwealth club of California's Gold Medal.

In this "artful, informative, and delightful (book)" ("New York Review of Books"), Jared Diamond offers a convincing explanation of the way the modern world came to be and stunningly dismantles racially based theories of human history.

Author(s): Jared Diamond
ISBN 13: 9780393317558
Pages: 496

Title: Liar's Poker: Rising through the Wreckage on Wall Street

The time was the 1980s. The place was Wall Street. The game was called Liar`s Poker.

Michael Lewis was fresh out of Princeton and the London School of Economics when he landed a job at Salomon Brothers, one of Wall Street`s premier investment firms. During the next three years, Lewis rose from callow trainee to bond salesman, raking in millions for the firm and cashing in on a modern-day gold rush. Liar`s Poker is the culmination of those heady, frenzied years a behind-the-scenes look at a unique and turbulent time in American business. From the frat-boy camaraderie of the forty-first-floor trading room to the killer instinct that made ambitious young men gamble everything on a high-stakes game of bluffing and deception, here is Michael Lewis`s knowing and hilarious insider`s account of an unprecedented era of greed, gluttony, and outrageous fortune.

In fiction there was Bonfire of the Vanities; in reality, there is Liar's Poker--the fascinating insider's account of what really happens on Wall Street. This irreverent and hilarious birds-eye view of Wall Street's heyday will appeal to anyone intrigued by the allure of million dollar deals. Now in trade paper.

Author(s): Michael Lewis
ISBN 13: 9780393338690
Pages: 310
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Title: The Big Short: Inside the Doomsday Machine

The real story of the crash began in bizarre feeder markets where the sun doesn't shine and the SEC doesn't dare, or bother, to tread: the bond and real estate derivative markets where geeks invent impenetrable securities to profit from the misery of lower- and middle-class Americans who can't pay their debts. The smart people who understood what was or might be happening were paralyzed by hope and fear; in any case, they weren't talking.

Michael Lewis creates a fresh, character-driven narrative brimming with indignation and dark humor, a fitting sequel to his #1 bestseller Liar's Poker. Out of a handful of unlikely-really unlikely-heroes, Lewis fashions a story as compelling and unusual as any of his earlier bestsellers, proving yet again that he is the finest and funniest chronicler of our time.

Author(s): Michael Lewis
ISBN 13: 9780393338829
Pages: 320
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Title: Flash Boys

Argues that post-crisis Wall Street continues to be controlled by large banks and explains how a small, diverse group of Wall Street men have banded together to reform the financial markets.
Author(s): Michael Lewis
ISBN 13: 9780393351590
Pages: 320
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Title: You're Only Old Once!: A Book for Obsolete Children

If laughter is the best medicine, then You’re Only Old Once! is a delightful new defense against aging. Anyone who has ever submitted to a battery of medical tests will empathize with Dr. Seuss’s Everyman as we follow him through his checkup with the experts at the Golden Years Clinic. From the initial Eyesight and Solvency Test through all the stops along Stethoscope Row to finally being “properly pilled” and “properly billed,” Dr. Seuss lightens the aches and pains of growing old with his inimitable wit and wisdom. A perfect gift for anyone over 50!

Dr. Seuss lightens the aches and pains of growing old with his inimitable wit and wisdom.

Author(s): Dr. Seuss
ISBN 13: 9780394551906
Pages: 48

Title: The Power Broker

Moses is pictured as idealist reformer and political manipulator as his rise to power and eventual domination of New York State politics is documented This is the first and foremost a brilliant multidimensional portrait of a man-an ...
Author(s): Robert A. Caro
ISBN 13: 9780394720241
Pages: 1246
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Title: The Fellowship of the Ring

Author(s): J. R. R. Tolkien
ISBN 13: 9780395489314

Title: A Field Guide to Edible Wild Plants of Eastern and Central North America

An illustrated handbook describes the most common edible plants, their range, uses as food, and suggested methods of cooking.
Author(s): Lee Peterson;Roger Tory Peterson
ISBN 13: 9780395926222
Pages: 330

Title: Interpreter of Maladies

A debut collection of short fiction blends elements of Indian traditions with the complexities of American culture in such tales as "A Temporary Matter," in which a young Indian-American couple confronts their grief over the loss of a child ...
Author(s): Jhumpa Lahiri
ISBN 13: 9780395927205
Pages: 198
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Title: Who Moved My Cheese?: An Amazing Way to Deal with Change in Your Work and in Your Life

With over a million copies in print, the #1 New York Times bestseller Who Moved My Cheese? An A-Mazing Way to Deal with Change in Your Work and in Your Life (G.P. Putnam's Sons) has grown from a guide and training tool for America's top corporations and organizations to a cultural phenomenon that is changing people's lives. While a few analytical or skeptical people find the story too simple on the surface, the vast majority of readers' responses reveal it is the clear simplicity that makes it so easy to understand and apply to changing situations at work or in life.

This amazing bestseller, written by Spencer Johnson, M.D., the co-author of The One Minute Manager®, the world's most popular management method, is reaching beyond the business community, where it has been the #1 Wall Street Journal Business Bestseller for more than 30 consecutive weeks. It is now being embraced by hundreds of thousands of readers-from community leaders and college coaches to parents and children-helping them to adapt to change. Whether it's the challenge of a changing relationship, or moving to a new neighborhood, or the downsizing and merging of corporations, people are finding that the simple story of Who Moved My Cheese? is an unthreatening and invaluable source of comfort and advice. It is no wonder that this diminutive tome has become a runaway bestseller!

Sometimes simple problems require simple answers. In just 96 pages, this humorous story uses simple metaphors and characters to encourage readers to embrace change and to adapt to new situations with an open mind and a motivated spirit. It follows four fictional characters, Sniff, Scurry, Hem and Haw, as they search for fulfillment in the maze of life.

Author(s): Spencer Johnson
ISBN 13: 9780399144462
Pages: 96
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Title: The Help

In Jackson, Mississippi, in 1962, there are lines that are not crossed.
Author(s): Kathryn Stockett
ISBN 13: 9780399155345
Pages: 451
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Title: The Last Star

"Cassie Sullivan, the survivor of an alien invasion, must rescue her young brother from the enemy with help from a boy who may be one of them"--Provided by publisher.
Author(s): Rick Yancey
ISBN 13: 9780399162435
Pages: 352
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Title: Robert B. Parker's Slow Burn (Spenser)

The fire at a boarded-up Catholic church raged hot and fast, lighting up Boston’s South End and killing three firefighters who were trapped in the inferno. A year later, as the city prepares to honor their sacrifice, there are still no answers about how the deadly fire started. Most at the department believe it was just a simple accident: faulty wiring in a century-old building. But Boston firefighter Jack McGee, who lost his best friend in the blaze, suspects arson.
Author(s): Ace Atkins
ISBN 13: 9780399170850
Pages: 320

Title: Super Mind: How to Boost Performance and Live a Richer and Happier Life Through Transcendental Meditation

In Super Mind, clinical psychiatrist and bestselling author Norman E. Rosenthal, M.D., shows how the incredibly simple daily practice of Transcendental Meditation (TM) can permanently improve your state of mind during the routine hours of waking life--placing you into a super-mind state of consciousness where you consistently perform at peak aptitude.
Author(s): Norman E Rosenthal MD
ISBN 13: 9780399174742
Pages: ooks#volumes

Title: The Obsession

Naomi Bowes lost her innocence the night she followed her father into the woods. In freeing the girl trapped in the root cellar, Naomi revealed the horrible extent of her father’s crimes and made him infamous. No matter how close she gets to happiness, she can’t outrun the sins of Thomas David Bowes. Now a successful photographer living under the name Naomi Carson, she has found a place that calls to her, a rambling old house in need of repair, thousands of miles away from everything she’s ever known. Naomi wants to embrace the solitude, but the kindly residents of Sunrise Cove keep forcing her to open up—especially the determined Xander Keaton. Naomi can feel her defenses failing, and knows that the connection her new life offers is something she’s always secretly craved. But the sins of her father can become an obsession, and, as she’s learned time and again, her past is never more than a nightmare away.
Author(s): Nora Roberts
ISBN 13: 9780399175169
Pages: 464
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Title: Extreme Prey

After the events in Gathering Prey, Lucas Davenport finds himself in a very unusual situation—no longer employed by the Minnesota BCA. His friend the governor is just cranking up a presidential campaign, though, and he invites Lucas to come along as part of his campaign staff. “Should be fun!” he says, and it kind of is—until they find they have a shadow: an armed man intent on killing the governor . . . and anyone who gets in the way.
Author(s): John Sandford
ISBN 13: 9780399176050
Pages: 416
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Title: The Very Hungry Caterpillar

THE all-time classic picture book, from generation to generation, sold somewhere in the world every 30 seconds! Have you shared it with a child or grandchild in your life?
Author(s): Eric Carle
ISBN 13: 9780399226908
Pages: 26

Title: The Day the Crayons Quit

Poor Duncan just wants to color. But when he opens his box of crayons, he finds only letters, all saying the same thing: His crayons have had enough! They quit! Beige Crayon is tired of playing second fiddle to Brown Crayon. Black wants to be used for more than just outlining. Blue needs a break from coloring all those bodies of water. And Orange and Yellow are no longer speaking—each believes he is the true color of the sun.
Author(s): Drew Daywalt
ISBN 13: 9780399255373
Pages: 40

Title: Doctor Who Coloring Book

Planets, galaxies, villains, heroes, the Doctor, the TARDIS and the time vortex--all intricately illustrated in this adult coloring book packed with original Doctor Who art. With 96 stunning pages to color, plus all the best quotes from the beloved TV show, this out-of-this-world adult coloring book is perfect for any creative Doctor Who fan.
Author(s): James Newman Gray
ISBN 13: 9780399542299
Pages: 96

Title: W is for Wasted (Kinsey Millhone Series #23)

Two dead men changed the course of my life that fall. One of them I knew and the other I’d never laid eyes on until I saw him in the morgue. The first was a local PI of suspect reputation. He’d been gunned down near the beach at Santa Teresa. It looked like a robbery gone bad. The other was on the beach six weeks later. He’d been sleeping rough. Probably homeless. No identification. A slip of paper with Millhone’s name and number was in his pants pocket. The coroner asked her to come to the morgue to see if she could ID him.
Author(s): Sue Grafton
ISBN 13: 9780399575242
Pages: 576
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Title: Secondhand Time

Here" "is an account of life in the aftermath of an idea so powerful it once dominated a third of the world.
Author(s): Svetlana Alexievich
ISBN 13: 9780399588808
Pages: 560

Title: Jack Reacher: Never Go Back

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER * SOON TO BE A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE * NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY KIRKUS REVIEWS Never go back--but Jack Reacher does, and the past finally catches up with him.
Author(s): Lee Child
ISBN 13: 9780399593253
Pages: 432
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Title: The Going to Bed Book

The beloved Boynton bedtime book now has a coordinating embroidered 12" X 16" blankie, made of soft 100% cotton flannel. Just right for providing quiet comfort to little ones from now through, oh, maybe a few years past college.
Author(s): Sandra Boynton
ISBN 13: 9780416455205
Pages: 16

Title: What Alice Forgot

<p class="null1">A “cheerfully engaging”* novel for anyone who’s ever asked herself, “How did I get here?”</p> <p>&nbsp;<b>&nbsp;</b></p> <p>Alice Love is twenty-nine, crazy about her husband, and pregnant with her first child.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>So imagine Alice’s surprise when she comes to on the floor of a gym (a gym! She HATES&nbsp;the gym) and is whisked off to the hospital where she discovers the honeymoon is truly over — she’s getting divorced, , she has three kids, and she’s actually 39 years old.&nbsp;Alice must reconstruct the events of a lost decade, and find out whether it’s possible to reconstruct her life at the same time. She has to figure out why her sister hardly talks to her, and how is it that she’s become one of those super skinny moms with really expensive clothes. Ultimately, Alice must discover whether forgetting is a blessing or a curse, and whether it’s possible to start over…</p> <p>*Kirkus Reviews</p>
Author(s): Liane Moriarty
ISBN 13: 9780425247440
Pages: 496

Title: Dead Ever After

After learning the devastating reason why vampire hunk Eric Northman has been cooling on their relationship, clairvoyant waitress Sookie Stackhouse becomes embroiled in a shocking murder that sends all of Bon Temps reeling in the final ...
Author(s): Charlaine Harris
ISBN 13: 9780425256398
Pages: 355
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Title: The Husbands Secret

But that letter is about to change everything, and not just for her: Rachel and Tess barely know Cecilia or each other, but they too are about to feel the earth-shattering repercussions of her husband's secret.
Author(s): Liane Moriarty
ISBN 13: 9780425267721
Pages: 464
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Title: Captive Prince

Bound to thrill long term online fans of the Captive Prince trilogy, this volume contains the original story in full alongside exclusive bonus short stories.
Author(s): C. S. Pacat
ISBN 13: 9780425274262
Pages: 292

Title: Big Little Lies

Madeline is a force to be reckoned with. She’s funny and biting, passionate, she remembers everything and forgives no one. Her ex-husband and his yogi new wife have moved into her beloved beachside community, and their daughter is in the same kindergarten class as Madeline’s youngest (how is this possible?). And to top it all off, Madeline’s teenage daughter seems to be choosing Madeline’s ex-husband over her. (How. Is. This. Possible?). Celeste is the kind of beautiful woman who makes the world stop and stare. While she may seem a bit flustered at times, who wouldn’t be, with those rambunctious twin boys? Now that the boys are starting school, Celeste and her husband look set to become the king and queen of the school parent body. But royalty often comes at a price, and Celeste is grappling with how much more she is willing to pay. New to town, single mom Jane is so young that another mother mistakes her for the nanny. Jane is sad beyond her years and harbors secret doubts about her son. But why? While Madeline and Celeste soon take Jane under their wing, none of them realizes how the arrival of Jane and her inscrutable little boy will affect them all.
Author(s): Liane Moriarty
ISBN 13: 9780425274866
Pages: 512
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Title: Field of Prey

Lucas Davenport investigates the discovery of several bodies in an abandoned Minnesota farmyard, discovering the work of a local serial killer who has been murdering one victim every summer for years.
Author(s): John Sandford
ISBN 13: 9780425275115
Pages: 432
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Title: Command Authority

The rise of a powerful new authority figure in Russia is based on a dark secret hidden decades in the past with unexpected ties to President Jack Ryan. Co-written by the best-selling author of The Gray Man series.
Author(s): Tom Clancy;Mark Greaney
ISBN 13: 9780425275139
Pages: 596
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Title: Gathering Prey

The terrifying new Lucas Davenport thriller from the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Field of Prey.
Author(s): John Sandford
ISBN 13: 9780425278857
Pages: 432
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Title: The World of Debbie Macomber

MAKE YOURSELF AT HOME The heartwarming novels of Debbie Macomber are known for their colorful locales, cheerful themes, and inspiring messages, and that spirit of comfort and generosity is on display throughout this one-of-a-kind collector ...
Author(s): Debbie Macomber
ISBN 13: 9780425286074
Pages: 96

Title: The Hunger Games

In a future North America, where the rulers of Panem maintain control through an annual televised survival competition pitting young people from each of the twelve districts against one another, sixteen-year-old Katniss's skills are put to ...
Author(s): Suzanne Collins
ISBN 13: 9780439023481
Pages: 374

Title: The Hunger Games

In a future North America, where the rulers of Panem maintain control through an annual televised survival competition pitting young people from each of the twelve districts against one another, sixteen-year-old Katniss's skills are put to ...
Author(s): Suzanne Collins
ISBN 13: 9780439023528
Pages: 374
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Title: Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (Harry Potter #2)

<p>The Dursleys were so mean and hideous that summer that all Harry Potter wanted was to get back to the Hogwarts School for Witchcraft and Wizardry. But just as he's packing his bags, Harry receives a warning from a strange, impish creature named Dobby who says that if Harry Potter returns to Hogwarts, disaster will strike.</p> <p>And strike it does. For in Harry's second year at Hogwarts, fresh torments and horrors arise, including an outrageously stuck-up new professor, Gilderoy Lockheart, a spirit named Moaning Myrtle who haunts the girls' bathroom, and the unwanted attentions of Ron Weasley's younger sister, Ginny.</p> <p>But each of these seem minor annoyances when the real trouble begins, and someone — or something — starts turning Hogwarts students to stone. Could it be Draco Malfoy, a more poisonous rival than ever? Could it possibly be Hagrid, whose mysterious past is finally told? Or could it be the one everyone at Hogwarts most suspects...Harry Potter himself!</p> <p>When the Chamber of Secrets is opened again at the Hogwarts School for Witchcraft and Wizardry, second-year student Harry Potter finds himself in danger from a dark power that has once more been released on the school. </p>
Author(s): J. K. Rowling
ISBN 13: 9780439064866
Pages: 352

Title: Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (Harry Potter #4)

The paperback edition of the legendary, record-breaking, best-selling fourth Harry Potter novel. Harry Potter is midway through his training as a wizard and his coming of age. Harry wants to get away from the pernicious Dursleys and go to the International Quidditch Cup. He wants to find out about the mysterious event that's supposed to take place at Hogwarts this year, an event involving two other rival schools of magic, and a competition that hasn't happened for a hundred years. He wants to be a normal, fourteen-year-old wizard. But unfortunately for Harry Potter, he's not normal - even by wizarding standards. And in his case, different can be deadly.
Author(s): J. K. Rowling
ISBN 13: 9780439139601
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Title: Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (Harry Potter #5)

In his fifth year at Hogwart's, Harry faces challenges at every turn, from the dark threat of He-Who-Must-Not-Be-Named and the unreliability of the government of the magical world to the rise of Ron Weasley as the keeper of the Gryffindor Quidditch Team. Along the way he learns about the strength of his friends, the fierceness of his enemies, and the meaning of sacrifice.
Author(s): J. K. Rowling
ISBN 13: 9780439358071
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Title: Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (Harry Potter #6)

The war against Voldemort is not going well; even the Muggles have been affected. Dumbledore is absent from Hogwarts for long stretches of time, and the Order of the Phoenix has already suffered losses. And yet . . . as with all wars, life goes on. Sixth-year students learn to Apparate. Teenagers flirt and fight and fall in love. Harry receives some extraordinary help in Potions from the mysterious Half-Blood Prince. And with Dumbledore's guidance, he seeks out the full, complex story of the boy who became Lord Voldemort -- and thus finds what may be his only vulnerability.
Author(s): J. K. Rowling
ISBN 13: 9780439785969
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Title: The Fiery Cross (Outlander Series #5)

New York Times bestselling author of Outlander

Diana Gabaldon mesmerized readers with her award-winning Outlander novels, four dazzling New York Times bestsellers featuring 18th-century Scotsman James Fraser and his 20th-century time-traveling wife, Claire Randall.

Now, in this eagerly awaited fifth volume, Diana Gabaldon continues their extraordinary saga, a masterpiece of pure storytelling and her most astonishing Outlander novel yet....

The year is 1771, and war is coming. Jamie Fraser’s wife tells him so. Little as he wishes to, he must believe it, for hers is a gift of dreadful prophecy — a time-traveler’s certain knowledge.

Born in the year of Our Lord 1918, Claire Randall served England as a nurse on the battlefields of World War II, and in the aftermath of peace found fresh conflicts when she walked through a cleftstone on the Scottish Highlands and found herself an outlander, an English lady in a place where no lady should be, in a time — 1743 — when the only English in Scotland were the officers and men of King George’s army.

Now wife, mother, and surgeon, Claire is still an outlander, out of place, and out of time, but now, by choice, linked by love to her only anchor — Jamie Fraser. Her unique view of the future has brought him both danger and deliverance in the past; her knowledge of the oncoming revolution is a flickering torch that may light his way through the perilous years ahead — or ignite a conflagration that will leave their lives in ashes....

Grand, sweeping, utterly unforgettable, Diana Gabaldon’s new novel is riveting entertainment, a vibrant tapestry of history and human drama. Crossing the boundaries of genre with its unrivaled storytelling, The Fiery Cross is a gift both to her millions of loyal fans and to the lucky readers who have yet to discover her.
Author(s): Diana Gabaldon
ISBN 13: 9780440221661
Pages: 1472
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Title: The Forgotten

Army Special Agent John Puller is the best there is. A combat veteran, Puller is the man the U.S. Army relies on to investigate the toughest crimes facing the nation. Now he has a new case--but this time, the crime is personal: His aunt has been found dead in Paradise, Florida. A picture-perfect town on Florida's Gulf Coast, Paradise thrives on the wealthy tourists and retirees drawn to its gorgeous weather and beaches. The local police have ruled his aunt's death an unfortunate, tragic accident. But just before she died, she mailed a letter to Puller's father, telling him that beneath its beautiful veneer, Paradise is not all it seems to be. What Puller finds convinces him that his aunt's death was no accident . . . and that the palm trees and sandy beaches of Paradise may hide a conspiracy so shocking that some will go to unthinkable lengths to make sure the truth is never revealed.
Author(s): David Baldacci
ISBN 13: 9780446573061
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Title: Battlefield of the Mind: Winning the Battle in Your Mind

Worry, doubt, confusion, depression, anger and feelings of condemnation: all these are attacks on the mind. If readers suffer from negative thoughts, they can take heart! Joyce Meyer has helped millions win these all-important battles. In her most popular bestseller ever, the beloved author and minister shows readers how to change their lives by changing their minds. She teaches how to deal with thousands of thoughts that people think every day and how to focus the mind the way God thinks. And she shares the trials, tragedies, and ultimate victories from her own marriage, family, and ministry that led her to wondrous, life-transforming truth--and reveals her thoughts and feelings every step of the way. This special updated edition includes an additional introduction and updated content throughout the book.
Author(s): Joyce Meyer
ISBN 13: 9780446691093
Pages: 288
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Title: The Pillars of the Earth

Author(s): Ken Follett
ISBN 13: 9780451232816
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Title: Fall of Giants

The first novel in The Century Trilogy follows the fates of five interrelated familiesNAmerican, German, Russian, English, and WelshNas they move through the world-shaking dramas of the First World War, the Russian Revolution, and the ...
Author(s): Ken Follett
ISBN 13: 9780451232854
Pages: 942
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Title: The Stranger

#1 New York Times bestselling master of suspense Harlan Coben's most shocking thriller yet, proving that a well-placed lie can help build a wonderful life-- and a secret has the same explosive power to destroy it. The Stranger appears out of nowhere, perhaps in a bar, or a parking lot, or at the grocery store. His identity is unknown. His motives are unclear. His information is undeniable. Then he whispers a few words in your ear and disappears, leaving you picking up the pieces of your shattered world. Adam Price has a lot to lose: a comfortable marriage to a beautiful woman, two wonderful sons, and all the trappings of the American Dream: a big house, a good job, a seemingly perfect life. Then he runs into the Stranger. When he learns a devastating secret about his wife, Corinne, he confronts her, and the mirage of perfection disappears as if it never existed at all. Soon Adam finds himself tangled in something far darker than even Corinne's deception, and realizes that if he doesn't make exactly the right moves, the conspiracy he's stumbled into will not only ruin lives--it will end them.
Author(s): Harlan Coben
ISBN 13: 9780451414137
Pages: 480
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Title: Winter of the World

A follow-up to the best-selling Fall of Giants continues the stories of five interrelated families from different world regions who struggle with social, political and economic turmoil in the years leading up to World War II. Reprint.
Author(s): Ken Follett
ISBN 13: 9780451468222
Pages: 928
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Title: 1984

Written in 1948, 1984 was George Orwell’s chilling prophecy about the future. And while 1984 has come and gone, his dystopian vision of a government that will do anything to control the narrative is timelier than ever... •Nominated as one of America’s best-loved novels by PBS’s The Great American Read• “The Party told you to reject the evidence of your eyes and ears. It was their final, most essential command.” Winston Smith toes the Party line, rewriting history to satisfy the demands of the Ministry of Truth. With each lie he writes, Winston grows to hate the Party that seeks power for its own sake and persecutes those who dare to commit thoughtcrimes. But as he starts to think for himself, Winston can’t escape the fact that Big Brother is always watching... A startling and haunting vision of the world, 1984 is so powerful that it is completely convincing from start to finish. No one can deny the influence of this novel, its hold on the imaginations of multiple generations of readers, or the resiliency of its admonitions—a legacy that seems only to grow with the passage of time.
Author(s): George Orwell
ISBN 13: 9780451524935
Pages: 336
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Title: Atlas Shrugged

At last, Ayn Rand's masterpiece is available to her millions of loyal readers in trade paperback. With this acclaimed work and its immortal query, "Who is John Galt?", Ayn Rand found the perfect artistic form to express her vision of existence. Atlas Shrugged made Rand not only one of the most popular novelists of the century, but one of its most influential thinkers. Atlas Shrugged is the astounding story of a man who said that he would stop the motor of the world--and did. Tremendous in scope, breathtaking in its suspense, Atlas Shrugged stretches the boundaries further than any book you have ever read. It is a mystery, not about the murder of a man's body, but about the murder--and rebirth--of man's spirit. Atlas Shrugged is the "second most influential book for Americans today" after the Bible, according to a joint survey conducted by the Library of Congress and the Book of the Month Club
Author(s): Ayn Rand
ISBN 13: 9780452011878
Pages: 1192
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Title: Confessions of an Economic Hit Man

Author(s): John Perkins
ISBN 13: 9780452287082
Pages: 303

Title: My Stroke of Insight

On December 10, 1996, Jill Bolte Taylor, a thirty-seven- year-old Harvard-trained brain scientist experienced a massive stroke in the left hemisphere of her brain. As she observed her mind deteriorate to the point that she could not walk, talk, read, write, or recall any of her life-all within four hours-Taylor alternated between the euphoria of the intuitive and kinesthetic right brain, in which she felt a sense of complete well-being and peace, and the logical, sequential left brain, which recognized she was having a stroke and enabled her to seek help before she was completely lost. It would take her eight years to fully recover.
Author(s): Jill Bolte Taylor
ISBN 13: 9780452295544
Pages: 206
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Title: Les Miserable

Les Misérables ; translated variously from French as The Miserable Ones, The Wretched, The Poor Ones, The Wretched Poor, The Victims) (1862) is a novel by French author Victor Hugo. It follows the lives and interactions of several French characters over a twenty-year period in the early 19th century, starting in the year of Napoleon's final defeat. The novel focuses on the struggles of ex-convict Jean Valjean, as he seeks to redeem himself. It examines the nature of good, evil, and the law, and expounds upon the history of France, architecture of Paris, politics, moral philosophy, antimonarchism, justice, religion, and the types and nature of romantic and familial love. The story is historical fiction because it contains factual, historic events, including the Paris Uprising of 1832 (often mistaken for the much earlier French Revolution).
Author(s): Victor Hugo
ISBN 13: 9780453005791

Title: How to Listen to Jazz

An acclaimed music scholar presents an accessible introduction to the art of listening to jazz
Author(s): Ted Gioia
ISBN 13: 9780465060894
Pages: 256

Title: Endurance

The resulting book has all the immediacy of a first-hand account, expanded with maps and illustrations especially for this edition.
Author(s): Alfred Lansing
ISBN 13: 9780465062881
Pages: 416

Title: The Design of Everyday Things

Reveals a current trend in smart design that can enable companies to move to or remain on the leading edge of the competitive frontier, offering a primer on how and why various products succeed or fail to satisfy consumers.
Author(s): Donald A. Norman
ISBN 13: 9780465067107
Pages: 257
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Title: The Energy Bus: 10 Rules to Fuel Your Life, Work, and Team with Positive Energy

<p class="null1">Praise for <i>The Energy Bus</i></p> <p>"Jon's book <i>The Energy Bus</i> and his talk to our team have been very useful tools in helping us build a positive team and culture where our players overcome negativity and challenges to perform at their highest potential."<br> —<b>Mike Smith</b>, Head Coach of the Atlanta Falcons</p> <p>"Given the challenges and adversity we face in business and life today, Jon Gordon provides a clear road map to navigate the negativity and pitfalls that too often sabotage individual and team success as he shines a light on the truths that define great leaders, great teams, and great energy. I especially loved the part about leading with purpose. I consider this a valuable book for anyone looking to bring out the best in themselves and their team."<br> —<b>Tom Gegax</b>, founder of Tires Plus</p> <p>"Purpose, vision, enthusiasm, and spirit are all critical elements for individual and team success. The Energy Bus does a masterful job of weaving together these principles to create a dynamic and entertaining read that will infuse you and your team with positive energy. Get on the bus and enjoy the ride."<br> —<b>Pat Williams</b>, Senior Vice President of the NBA's Orlando Magic</p> <p>"The world would be a much better place if we all focused on being positive. Gordon is 'the Pastor of Positive Energy' and I'm one of his believers."<br> —<b>Danny Gans</b>, Las Vegas Entertainer of the Year</p> <p>"Gordon so inspired our sales professionals with his positive energy that they were asking for more. Now, here is his philosophy in a book we can read and quote—and we will!"<br> —<b>Linda H. Sherrer</b>, President and CEO of Prudential Network Realty</p>
Author(s): Jon Gordon
ISBN 13: 9780470100288
Pages: 192
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Title: Meggs History of Graphic Design

"In addition to classic topics such as the invention of writing and alphabets, the origins of printing and typography, and postmodern design, the new Fifth Edition presents new information on current trends and technologies sweeping the ...
Author(s): Philip B. Meggs;Alston W. Purvis
ISBN 13: 9780470168738
Pages: 603

Title: Against the Gods

A blend of biography and history shows how famous scientists and creative amateurs developed the concepts of risk, risk management, and probability, paving the way for progress in business and technology
Author(s): Peter L. Bernstein
ISBN 13: 9780471295631
Pages: 383
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Title: Henry Hobson Richardson and His Works

Here is the first important study of the leading 19th-century architect, a pioneer of Romanesque Revival. The work is filled with plans, photographs, drawings, and detailed discussions of all of Richardson's major buildings, including Trinity Church in Boston, Harvard Law School, and others. Written by the first female architectural critic, it is the foundation of all later research on Richardson.
Author(s): Mariana Griswold Van Rensselaer
ISBN 13: 9780486223209
Pages: 152

Title: Room and Furniture Layout Kit

All you need to create the room of your dreams!
Author(s): Muncie Hendler
ISBN 13: 9780486242132
Pages: 16

Title: Castles

Concise, scholarly survey traces castle development from ancient roots in the Levant, through Roman times and the Middle Ages.
Author(s): Sidney Toy
ISBN 13: 9780486248981
Pages: 241

Title: Easy Origami

Includes illustrated instructions for origami projects that range from simple to challenging.
Author(s): John Montroll
ISBN 13: 9780486272986
Pages: 47

Title: The Picture of Dorian Gray

The novel was met with moral outrage by contemporary critics who, dazzled perhaps by Wilde's brilliant style, may have confused the author with his creation, Lord Henry, to whom even Dorian protests, 'You cut life to pieces with your ...
Author(s): Oscar Wilde
ISBN 13: 9780486278070
Pages: 176

Title: How to Draw People

Sequences of shapes added together provide a step-by-step demonstration of how to draw all types of people doing a variety of activities.
Author(s): Barbara Soloff Levy
ISBN 13: 9780486420608
Pages: 64

Title: Creative Haven Art Nouveau Animal Designs Coloring Book

Thirty-one elegant designs adapted from the works of Verneuil, Mucha, and other Art Nouveau masters. Features patterns inspired by swans, peacocks, and other creatures. Previously published asArt Nouveau Animal Designs Coloring Book.
Author(s): Marty Noble
ISBN 13: 9780486493107
Pages: 64

Title: Creative Haven Country Scenes Coloring Book (Adult Coloring)

Idyllic vignettes in the tradition of Currier & Ives' famous prints offer 31 full-page drawings of barns, meadows, covered bridges, birds, and other familiar sights of rural life. Relaxing and rustic images are printed on only one side of perforated pages for easy removal and display of finished pieces.
Author(s): Dot Barlowe
ISBN 13: 9780486494555
Pages: 64

Title: Creative Haven Creative Cats Coloring Book (Adult Coloring)

Cat fanciers and coloring enthusiasts will be enchanted with this gallery of original designs. More than 30 full-page portraits of pretty pussycats form a rich tapestry of motifs that includes hearts, flowers, and paisleys in various patterns. Pages are perforated and printed on one side only for easy removal and display. Specially designed for experienced colorists, Creative Cats and other Creative Haven® adult coloring books offer an escape to a world of inspiration and artistic fulfillment. Each title is also an effective and fun-filled way to relax and reduce stress.
Author(s): Dover
ISBN 13: 9780486789644
Pages: ooks#volumes

Title: Creative Haven Owls Coloring Book (Adult Coloring)

More than 30 fanciful full-page illustrations depict the wisest of birds in lush, tapestry-like settings. Covered with flowers, paisleys, and other fun-to-color patterns, these adorable owls are posed against vivid backgrounds brimming with intricate designs. Pages are perforated and printed on one side only for easy removal and display. Specially designed for experienced colorists, Owls and other Creative Haven® adult coloring books offer an escape to a world of inspiration and artistic fulfillment. Each title is also an effective and fun-filled way to relax and reduce stress.
Author(s): Marjorie Sarnat
ISBN 13: 9780486796642
Pages: 64

Title: Creative Haven Dream Doodles: A Coloring Book with a Hidden Picture Twist (Adult Coloring)

Twenty-eight intricate images offer a mind-expanding coloring experience. But there's more here than meets the eye ― look closely to find the bumblebees, teacups, mushrooms, and other surprising figures hidden amid the wild, swirling designs. Answers are included and illustrations are printed on one side of perforated pages for easy removal and display. Specially designed for experienced colorists, Dream Doodles with a Hidden Picture Twist and other Creative Haven® adult coloring books offer an escape to a world of inspiration and artistic fulfillment. Each title is also an effective and fun-filled way to relax and reduce stress.
Author(s): Creative Haven
ISBN 13: 9780486799025

Title: Creative Haven Enchanted Fairies Coloring Book

This enchanting book transports colorists to a world of magical fairies with 31 gorgeous portraits of winged sprites in flowery settings.
Author(s): Barbara Lanza
ISBN 13: 9780486799186
Pages: 64

Title: Price of Salt

Erotic, eloquent, and suspenseful, this story offers an honest look at the necessity of being true to one's nature.
Author(s): Highsmith Patricia
ISBN 13: 9780486800295
Pages: 256

Title: Creative Haven Dazzling Dogs Coloring Book

Thirty-one fanciful portraits form the perfect coloring book for dog lovers. Flowers, paisley patterns, and other ornaments highlight pictures of dogs on road trips, digging fossils, and reveling in nature.
Author(s): Marjorie Sarnat
ISBN 13: 9780486803821
Pages: 64

Title: Creative Haven Celestial Mandalas Coloring Book

Thirty-one heavenly illustrations offer colorists hours of creative relaxation.
Author(s): Marty Noble
ISBN 13: 9780486804804
Pages: 64

Title: Creative Haven Entangled Dragonflies Coloring Book

Thirty-one exuberant full-page illustrations to color feature dragonflies in imaginative renditions of natural settings.
Author(s): Angela Porter
ISBN 13: 9780486805689
Pages: 64

Title: Creative Haven Victorian Houses Architecture Coloring Book

A Gothic Revival with stained glass windows, a Queen Anne with turrets, and a Richardson Romanesque are among these 31 handsome, ready-to-color images, each accompanied by a fact-filled caption.
Author(s): A. G. Smith
ISBN 13: 9780486807942
Pages: 64

Title: Creative Haven The American House Architecture Coloring Book (Adult Coloring)

Thirty-one illustrations showcase the rich and varied architecture of residential homes across the United States. Arranged chronologically, the detailed drawings range from the saltbox house to the contemporary. Each picture is accompanied by an informative caption. Pages are perforated and printed on one side only for easy removal and display. Specially designed for experienced colorists, The American House Architecture and other Creative Haven® adult coloring books offer an escape to a world of inspiration and artistic fulfillment. Each title is also an effective and fun-filled way to relax and reduce stress. Originally published as The American House: Styles of Architecture.
Author(s): A. G. Smith
ISBN 13: 9780486807959
Pages: 64

Title: Creative Haven Circular Cities Coloring Book (Adult Coloring)

The world goes round with this unique coloring book and its circular images of cityscapes. Thirty-one intriguing illustrations range from the ancient allure of Cairo's pyramids to modern skyscrapers of Hong Kong, Dubai, Madrid, Miami, and other exciting cities. Includes identifying captions. Pages are perforated and printed on one side only for easy removal and display. Pages are perforated and printed on one side only for easy removal and display. Specially designed for experienced colorists, Circular Cities and other Creative Haven® adult coloring books offer an escape to a world of inspiration and artistic fulfillment. Each title is also an effective and fun-filled way to relax and reduce stress.
Author(s): David Bodo
ISBN 13: 9780486809021
Pages: 64

Title: Killing Floor (Jack Reacher Series #1)

<p>INTRODUCING REACHER: The First Jack Reacher Novel</p> <p>NEW INTRODUCTION BY THE AUTHOR</p> <p>Ex-military policeman Jack Reacher is a drifter. He’s just passing through Margrave, Georgia, and in less than an hour, he’s arrested for murder. Not much of a welcome. All Reacher knows is that he didn’t kill anybody. At least not here. Not lately. But he doesn’t stand a chance of convincing anyone. Not in Margrave, Georgia. Not a chance in hell.</p> <p>See Jack Reacher now in his first major motion picture.</p> <p>A former military cop hunts down his brother's killers in this searing tale of revenge and honor. The sleepy, forgotten town of Margrave, Georgia, hasn't seen a crime in decades, but within the span of three days it witnesses crimes that leave everyone stunned. BOMC Alternate. 368 pp. 35,000 print. </p>
Author(s): Lee Child
ISBN 13: 9780515153651
Pages: 560
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Title: The Collector

From #1 New York Times bestselling author Nora Roberts comes a novel about a woman who needs nothing, a man who sees everything, and the web of deceit, greed and danger that brings them together—and could tear them apart… When professional house-sitter Lila Emerson witnesses a murder/suicide from her current apartment-sitting job, life as she knows it takes a dramatic turn. Suddenly, the woman with no permanent ties finds herself almost wishing for one…
Author(s): Nora Roberts
ISBN 13: 9780515154122
Pages: 448
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Title: Planet Earth: As You've Never Seen It Before

A visual odyssey that will change the way we see our planet, this remarkable book, companion to the acclaimed Discovery Channel/ BBC series, is an enduring and awe-inspiring record of one of the most ambitious natural history projects ever undertaken. Using the latest aerial surveillance, state-of-the-art cameras, and high definition technology, the creators of Planet Earth have assembled more than 400 stunning photographs of wondrous natural landscapes from around the globe, including incredible footage of the rarely spotted, almost mythical creatures that live in these habitats. Many of the images reveal inaccessible places that few have seen and record animal behavior that has never been filmed or photographed before.
Author(s): Alastair Fothergill
ISBN 13: 9780520250543
Pages: 312

Title: Theodore Boone: The Scandal

Thirteen-year-old Theodore Boone knows every judge, police officer, and court clerk in Strattenburg. He has even helped bring a fugitive to justice. But even a future star lawyer like Theo has to deal with statewide standardized testing. When an anonymous tip leads the school board to investigate a suspicious increase in scores at another local middle school, Theo finds himself thrust in the middle of a cheating scandal. With insider knowledge and his future on the line, Theo must follow his keen instincts to do what’s right in the newest case for clever kid lawyer Theo Boone.
Author(s): John Grisham
ISBN 13: 9780525426394
Pages: 224

Title: After You

In the wake of an accident that leaves her back at home and in a support group, Louisa meets paramedic Sam Fielding, a man who might finally understand her, but she is forced to change her plans when someone from her past reappears.
Author(s): Jojo Moyes
ISBN 13: 9780525426592
Pages: 368
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Title: Valiant Ambition: George Washington, Benedict Arnold, and the Fate of the American Revolution

In September 1776, the vulnerable Continental Army under an unsure George Washington (who had never commanded a large force in battle) evacuates New York after a devastating defeat by the British Army. Three weeks later, near the Canadian border, one of his favorite generals, Benedict Arnold, miraculously succeeds in postponing the British naval advance down Lake Champlain that might have ended the war. Four years later, as the book ends, Washington has vanquished his demons and Arnold has fled to the enemy after a foiled attempt to surrender the American fortress at West Point to the British. After four years of war, America is forced to realize that the real threat to its liberties might not come from without but from within.
Author(s): Nathaniel Philbrick
ISBN 13: 9780525426783
Pages: 448
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Title: Originals: How Non-Conformists Move the World

The #1 New York Times bestseller that examines how people can champion new ideas and how leaders can fight groupthink, from the author of Give and Take Reading Originals made me feel like I was seated across from Adam Grant at a dinner party, as one of my favorite thinkers thrilled me with his insights and his wonderfully new take on the world. Malcolm Gladwell, author of Outliers and The Tipping Point Originals is one of the most important and captivating books I have ever read, full of surprising and powerful ideas. It will not only change the way you see the world; it might just change the way you live your life. And it could very well inspire you to change your world. Sheryl Sandberg, COO of Facebook and author of Lean In With Give and Take, Adam Grant not only introduced a landmark new paradigm for success but also established himself as one of his generation's most compelling and provocative thought leaders. In Originals he again addresses the challenge of improving the world, but now from the perspective of becoming original: choosing to champion novel ideas and values that go against the grain, battle conformity, and buck outdated traditions. How can we originate new ideas, policies, and practices without risking it all? Using surprising studies and stories spanning business, politics, sports, and entertainment, Grant explores how to recognize a good idea, speak up without getting silenced, build a coalition of allies, choose the right time to act, and manage fear and doubt; how parents and teachers can nurture originality in children; and how leaders can build cultures that welcome dissent. Learn from an entrepreneur who pitches his start-ups by highlighting the reasons not to invest, a woman at Apple who challenged Steve Jobs from three levels below, an analyst who overturned the rule of secrecy at the CIA, a billionaire financial wizard who fires employees for failing to criticize him, and a TV executive who didn't even work in comedy but saved Seinfeld from the cutting-room floor. The payoff is a set of groundbreaking insights about rejecting conformity and improving the status quo.
Author(s): Adam M. Grant;Sheryl Sandberg
ISBN 13: 9780525429562
Pages: 336
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Title: The Fault in Our Stars

Sixteen-year-old Hazel, a stage IV thyroid cancer patient, has accepted her terminal diagnosis until a chance meeting with a boy at cancer support group forces her to reexamine her perspective on love, loss, and life.
Author(s): John Green
ISBN 13: 9780525478812
Pages: 318
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Title: No Easy Day

A memoir of a former member of Navy SEAL Team 6 about his career in the military, including his firsthand account of the successful mission to kill Osama bin Laden.
Author(s): Mark Owen
ISBN 13: 9780525953722
Pages: 316

Title: Red Platoon

" In 2009, Clinton Romesha of Red Platoon and the rest of the Black Knight Troop were preparing to shut down Command Outpost Keating, the most remote and inaccessible in a string of bases built by the U.S. military in Nuristan and Kunar in ...
Author(s): Clinton Romesha
ISBN 13: 9780525955054
Pages: 400

Title: Fool Me Once

In "Fool Me Once," Coben once again outdoes himself.
Author(s): Harlan Coben
ISBN 13: 9780525955092
Pages: 400
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Title: The Songs of Jesus

The Book of Psalms is known as the Bible's songbook--Jesus knew all 150 psalms intimately, and relied on them to face every situation, including his death. Two decades ago, Tim Keller began reading the entire Book of Psalms every month.
Author(s): Timothy Keller;Kathy Keller
ISBN 13: 9780525955146
Pages: 384

Title: Meathead: The Science of Great Barbecue and Grilling

For succulent results every time, nothing is more crucial than understanding the science behind the interaction of food, fire, heat, and smoke. This is the definitive guide to the concepts, methods, equipment, and accessories of barbecue and grilling. The founder and editor of the world's most popular BBQ and grilling website,, Meathead applies the latest research to backyard cooking more than 100 thoroughly tested recipes.
Author(s): Meathead Goldwyn
ISBN 13: 9780544018464
Pages: 400
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Title: The Winter Fortress: The Epic Mission to Sabotage Hitler's Atomic Bomb

From the internationally acclaimed, best-selling author of Hunting Eichmann and The Perfect Mile, an epic adventure and spy story about the greatest act of sabotage in all of World War II. It’s 1942 and the Nazis are racing to be the first to build a weapon unlike any known before. They have the physicists, they have the uranium, and now all their plans depend on amassing a single ingredient: heavy water, which is produced in Norway’s Vemork, the lone plant in all the world that makes this rare substance. Under threat of death, Vemork’s engineers push production into overdrive
Author(s): Neal Bascomb
ISBN 13: 9780544368057
Pages: 400

Title: Zahav

Zahav tells an authoritative and personal story of how Solomonov embraced the food of his birthplace. With its blend of technique and passion, this book shows readers how to make his food their own.
Author(s): Michael Solomonov     Steven Cook
ISBN 13: 9780544373280
Pages: 352

Title: Visual Intelligence: Sharpen Your Perception, Change Your Life

An engrossing guide to seeing – and communicating – more clearly from the groundbreaking course that helps FBI agents, cops, CEOs, ER docs, and others save money, reputations, and lives. How could looking at Monet’s water lily paintings help save your company millions? How can checking out people’s footwear foil a terrorist attack? How can your choice of adjective win an argument, calm your kid, or catch a thief?
Author(s): Amy E. Herman
ISBN 13: 9780544381056
Pages: 336

Title: Peak: Secrets from the New Science of Expertise

From the world’s reigning expert on expertise comes a powerful new approach to mastering almost any skill. Have you ever wanted to learn a language or pick up an instrument, only to become too daunted by the task at hand? Expert performance guru Anders Ericsson has made a career studying chess champions, violin virtuosos, star athletes, and memory mavens. Peak condenses three decades of original research to introduce an incredibly powerful approach to learning that is fundamentally different from the way people traditionally think about acquiring a skill. Ericsson’s findings have been lauded and debated, but never properly explained. So the idea of expertise still intimidates us — we believe we need innate talent to excel, or think excelling seems prohibitively difficult. Peak belies both of these notions, proving that almost all of us have the seeds of excellence within us — it’s just a question of nurturing them by reducing expertise to a discrete series of attainable practices. Peak offers invaluable, often counterintuitive, advice on setting goals, getting feedback, identifying patterns, and motivating yourself. Whether you want to stand out at work, or help your kid achieve academic goals, Ericsson’s revolutionary methods will show you how to master nearly anything.
Author(s): Anders Ericsson;Robert Pool
ISBN 13: 9780544456235
Pages: 336
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Title: Little Blue Truck board book

Beep! Beep! Beep! Meet Blue. A muddy country road is no match for this little pick up--that is, until he gets stuck while pushing a dump truck out of the muck. Luckily, Blue has made a pack of farm animal friends along his route. And they're willing to do whatever it takes to get their pal back on the road. With a text full of truck sounds and animal noises to read aloud, here is a rollicking homage to the power of friendship and the rewards of helping others.
Author(s): Alice Schertle
ISBN 13: 9780544568037
Pages: 30

Title: Booked

In this middle grade novel-in-verseby the Newbery Medal-winning and Coretta Scott King Honor Award-winningauthor of"The Crossover, "soccer, family, love, and friendship, take center stage as twelve-year-old Nick learns the power of words as ...
Author(s): Kwame Alexander
ISBN 13: 9780544570986
Pages: 320

Title: The Whole30: The 30-Day Guide to Total Health and Food Freedom

Millions of people visit every month and share their stories of weight loss and lifestyle makeovers. Hundreds of thousands of them have read It Starts With Food, which explains the science behind the program. At last, The Whole30 provides the step-by-step, recipe-by-recipe guidebook that will allow millions of people to experience the transformation of their entire life in just one month.
Author(s): Melissa Hartwig
ISBN 13: 9780544609716
Pages: 432
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Title: Ted Talks

The definitive practical guide to public speaking, by Chris Anderson, the heralded curator of TED Talks, offering pragmatic tips and advice to anyone who wants to develop, polish, and refine their ability to deliver a powerful presentation.
Author(s): Chris J. Anderson
ISBN 13: 9780544634497
Pages: 256
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Title: Thing Explainer

Publishing November 24, 2015
Author(s): Houghton Mifflin Harcourt;Randall Munroe
ISBN 13: 9780544668256
Pages: 64
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Title: Five Easy Theses: Commonsense Solutions to America's Greatest Economic Challenges

America today confronts a host of urgent problems, many of them seemingly intractable, but some we are entirely capable of solving. In Five Easy Theses, James M. Stone presents specific, common-sense solutions to a handful of our most pressing challenges, showing how simple it would be to shore up Social Security, rein in an out-of-control financial sector, reduce inequality, and make healthcare and education better and more affordable. The means are right in front of us, Stone explains, in various policy options that — if implemented — could preserve or enhance government revenue while also channeling the national economy toward the greater good.
Author(s): James Stone
ISBN 13: 9780544749009
Pages: 288

Title: Helping Children Succeed

Author(s): Paul Tough
ISBN 13: 9780544935280
Pages: 144
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Title: Smile

An autobiography in graphic novel format describes how the author lost two of her front teeth in an accident when she was twelve, and her subsequent struggles with various corrective dental techniques throughout adolescence.
Author(s): Raina Telgemeier
ISBN 13: 9780545132060
Pages: 213

Title: Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows (Harry Potter #7)

Readers beware. The brilliant, breathtaking conclusion to J.K. Rowling's spellbinding series is not for the faint of heart--such revelations, battles, and betrayals await in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows that no fan will make it to the end unscathed. Luckily, Rowling has prepped loyal readers for the end of her series by doling out increasingly dark and dangerous tales of magic and mystery, shot through with lessons about honor and contempt, love and loss, and right and wrong. Fear not, you will find no spoilers in our review--to tell the plot would ruin the journey, and Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows is an odyssey the likes of which Rowling's fans have not yet seen, and are not likely to forget. But we would be remiss if we did not offer one small suggestion before you embark on your final adventure with Harry--bring plenty of tissues. The heart of Book 7 is a hero's mission--not just in Harry's quest for the Horcruxes, but in his journey from boy to man--and Harry faces more danger than that found in all six books combined, from the direct threat of the Death Eaters and you-know-who, to the subtle perils of losing faith in himself. Attentive readers would do well to remember Dumbledore's warning about making the choice between "what is right and what is easy," and know that Rowling applies the same difficult principle to the conclusion of her series. While fans will find the answers to hotly speculated questions about Dumbledore, Snape, and you-know-who, it is a testament to Rowling's skill as a storyteller that even the most astute and careful reader will be taken by surprise. A spectacular finish to a phenomenal series, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows is a bittersweet read for fans. The journey is hard, filled with events both tragic and triumphant, the battlefield littered with the bodies of the dearest and despised, but the final chapter is as brilliant and blinding as a phoenix's flame, and fans and skeptics alike will emerge from the confines of the story with full but heavy hearts, giddy and grateful for the experience. --Daphne Durham
Author(s): J. K. Rowling
ISBN 13: 9780545139700
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Title: Harry Potter Paperback Boxed Set (Books 1-7)

Now for the first time ever, J.K. Rowlingu2019s seven bestselling Harry Potter books are available in a stunning paperback boxed set! The Harry Potter series has been hailed as u201cone for the agesu201d by Stephen King and u201ca spellbinding sagau2019 by USA Today. And most recently, The New York Times called Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows the u201cfastest selling book in history.u201d This is the ultimate Harry Potter collection for Harry Potter fans of all ages!
Author(s): J. K. Rowling
ISBN 13: 9780545162074
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Title: Drama

Callie rides an emotional roller coaster while serving on the stage crew for a middle school production of Moon over Mississippi as various relationships start and end, and others never quite get going.
Author(s): Raina Telgemeier
ISBN 13: 9780545326995
Pages: 233

Title: The Raven King (The Raven Cycle, Book 4)

The fourth and final installment in the spellbinding series from the irrepressible, #1New York Times bestselling author Maggie Stiefvater.
Author(s): Maggie Stiefvater
ISBN 13: 9780545424981
Pages: 400
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Title: Star Wars: Jedi Academy

That is, until now... This inventive novel follows Roan's first year at Jedi Academy where, under the tutelage of Master Yoda, he learns that he possesses more strength and potential than he could have ever dreamed.
Author(s): Jeffrey Brown
ISBN 13: 9780545505178
Pages: 160
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Title: Sisters

Raina Telgemeier’s #1 New York Times bestselling, Eisner Award-winning companion to Smile! Raina can't wait to be a big sister. But once Amara is born, things aren't quite how she expected them to be. Amara is cute, but she's also a cranky, grouchy baby, and mostly prefers to play by herself. Their relationship doesn't improve much over the years, but when a baby brother enters the picture and later, something doesn't seem right between their parents, they realize they must figure out how to get along. They are sisters, after all.
Author(s): Raina Telgemeier
ISBN 13: 9780545540605
Pages: 208

Title: Mockingjay

Two-time Hunger Games survivor Katniss Everdeen is targeted by a vengeful Capitol that vows to make Katniss and all of District 12 pay for the current unrest.
Author(s): Suzanne Collins
ISBN 13: 9780545788298
Pages: 390

Title: Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone: The Illustrated Edition (Harry Potter, Book 1)

For the first time, J.K. Rowling's beloved Harry Potter books will be presented in lavishly illustrated full-color editions. Kate Greenaway-award-winning artist Jim Kay has created over 100 stunning illustrations, making this deluxe format a perfect gift as much for a child being introduced to the series, as for the dedicated fan.
Author(s): J.K. Rowling
ISBN 13: 9780545790352
Pages: 256
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Title: Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets: The Illustrated Edition (Harry Potter, Book 2)

The Dursleys were so mean and hideous that summer that all Harry Potter wanted was to get back to the Hogwarts School for Witchcraft and Wizardry. But just as he's packing his bags, Harry receives a warning from a strange, impish creature named Dobby who says that if Harry Potter returns to Hogwarts, disaster will strike. And strike it does. For in Harry's second year at Hogwarts, fresh torments and horrors arise, including an outrageously stuck-up new professor, Gilderoy Lockhart, a spirit named Moaning Myrtle who haunts the girls' bathroom, and the unwanted attentions of Ron Weasley's younger sister, Ginny. But each of these seem minor annoyances when the real trouble begins, and someone -- or something -- starts turning Hogwarts students to stone. Could it be Draco Malfoy, a more poisonous rival than ever? Could it possibly be Hagrid, whose mysterious past is finally told? Or could it be the one everyone at Hogwarts most suspects... Harry Potter himself?
Author(s): J. K. Rowling
ISBN 13: 9780545791328
Pages: 272
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Title: Pokémon Deluxe Essential Handbook: The Need-to-Know Stats and Facts on Over 700 Pokémon

Gotta read about 'em all! This revised and updated edition of the mega-bestselling Pokemon Essential Handbook includes stats and facts on over 700 Pokemon. It's everything you ever wanted to know about every Pokemon -- all in one place! This revised and updated edition of the 2012 bestseller has stats and facts on over 700 Pokemon. The book includes 64 new pages focusing on the new Kalos characters that just debuted in the Pokemon X & Y videogames, plus inside info on the new Mega Evolved Pokemon.
Author(s): Scholastic
ISBN 13: 9780545795661
Pages: 432
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Title: Kristys Great Idea

Adapted by the Eisner Award-winning creator of Smile, a graphic novel rendering of the first entry in the best-selling series introduces the original members of the Baby-Sitters Club when one of them suggests that they organize their ...
Author(s): Ann M. Martin
ISBN 13: 9780545813877
Pages: 192

Title: Study Hall of Justice

This inventive novel follows young Bruce Wayne and his friends Clark (Superman) and Diana (Wonder Woman) as they start a Junior Detective Agency to investigate their teachers and find out what's going on behind closed doors at Doomvale ...
Author(s): Derek Fridolfs
ISBN 13: 9780545825016
Pages: 176

Title: A Long Walk to Water

When the Sudanese civil war reaches his village in 1985, eleven-year-old Salva becomes separated from his family and must walk with other Dinka tribe members through southern Sudan, Ethiopia, and Kenya in search of safe haven.
Author(s): Linda Sue Park
ISBN 13: 9780547577319
Pages: 121

Title: The Hobbit (Deluxe Collector's Edition)

J.R.R. Tolkien's classic prelude to his Lord of the Rings trilogy

Bilbo Baggins is a hobbit who enjoys a comfortable, unambitious life, rarely traveling any farther than his pantry or cellar. But his contentment is disturbed when the wizard Gandalf and a company of dwarves arrive on his doorstep one day to whisk him away on an adventure. They have launched a plot to raid the treasure hoard guarded by Smaug the Magnificent, a large and very dangerous dragon. Bilbo reluctantly joins their quest, unaware that on his journey to the Lonely Mountain he will encounter both a magic ring and a frightening creature known as Gollum.

Written for J.R.R. Tolkien's own children, The Hobbit has sold many millions of copies worldwide and established itself as a modern classic.

Author(s): J. R. R. Tolkien
ISBN 13: 9780547928227
Pages: 320
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Title: The Diary of a Young Girl

Discovered in the attic in which she spent the last years of her life, Anne Frank's remarkable diary has since become a world classic—a powerful reminder of the horrors of war and an eloquent testament to the human spirit. In 1942, with Nazis occupying Holland, a thirteen-year-old Jewish girl and her family fled their home in Amsterdam and went into hiding. For the next two years, until their whereabouts were betrayed to the Gestapo, they and another family lived cloistered in the "Secret Annex" of an old office building. Cut off from the outside world, they faced hunger, boredom, the constant cruelties of living in confined quarters, and the ever-present threat of discovery and death. In her diary Anne Frank recorded vivid impressions of her experiences during this period. By turns thoughtful, moving, and amusing, her account offers a fascinating commentary on human courage and frailty and a compelling self-portrait of a sensitive and spirited young woman whose promise was tragically cut short.

The journal of a Jewish girl in her early teens describes both the joys and torments of daily life, as well as typical adolescent thoughts, throughout two years spent in hiding with her family during the Nazi occupation of Holland.

Author(s): Anne Frank
ISBN 13: 9780553296983
Pages: 304
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Title: A Brief History of Time

Now a decade later, this edition updates the chapters throughout to document those advances, and also includes an entirely new chapter on Wormholes and Time Travel and a new introduction.
Author(s): Stephen W. Hawking
ISBN 13: 9780553380163
Pages: 212
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Title: Emotional Intelligence

Everyone knows that high IQ is no guarantee of success, happiness, or virtue, but until Emotional Intelligence, we could only guess why. Daniel Goleman's brilliant report from the frontiers of psychology and neuroscience offers startling new insight into our "two minds"—the rational and the emotional—and how they together shape our destiny.

Through vivid examples, Goleman delineates the five crucial skills of emotional intelligence, and shows how they determine our success in relationships, work, and even our physical well-being. What emerges is an entirely new way to talk about being smart.

The best news is that "emotional literacy" is not fixed early in life. Every parent, every teacher, every business leader, and everyone interested in a more civil society, has a stake in this compelling vision of human possibility.

"...explains why empathy, self-awareness, and self- discipline is essential to success and positive human interaction."

Author(s): Daniel Goleman
ISBN 13: 9780553383713
Pages: 384
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Title: The Snowball: Warren Buffett and the Business of Life

Here is THE book recounting the life and times of one of the most respected men in the world, Warren Buffett. The legendary Omaha investor has never written a memoir, but now he has allowed one writer, Alice Schroeder, unprecedented access to explore directly with him and with those closest to him his work, opinions, struggles, triumphs, follies, and wisdom. The result is the personally revealing and complete biography of the man known everywhere as "The Oracle of Omaha." Although the media track him constantly, Buffett himself has never told his full life story. His reality is private, especially by celebrity standards. Indeed, while the homespun persona that the public sees is true as far as it goes, it goes only so far. Warren Buffett is an array of paradoxes. He set out to prove that nice guys can finish first. Over the years he treated his investors as partners, acted as their steward, and championed honesty as an investor, CEO, board member, essayist, and speaker. At the same time he became the world's richest man, all from the modest Omaha headquarters of his company Berkshire Hathaway. None of this fits the term "simple." When Alice Schroeder met Warren Buffett she was an insurance industry analyst and a gifted writer known for her keen perception and business acumen. Her writings on finance impressed him, and as she came to know him she realized that while much had been written on the subject of his investing style, no one had moved beyond that to explore his larger philosophy, which is bound up in a complex personality and the details of his life. Out of this came his decision to cooperate with her on the book about himself that he would never write. Never before has Buffett spent countless hours responding to a writer's questions, talking, giving complete access to his wife, children, friends, and business associates opening his files, recalling his childhood. It was an act of courage, as The Snowball makes immensely clear. Being human, his own life, like most lives, has been a mix of strengths and frailties. Yet notable though his wealth may be, Buffett's legacy will not be his ranking on the scorecard of wealth; it will be his principles and ideas that have enriched people's lives. This book tells you why Warren Buffett is the most fascinating American success story of our time.
Author(s): Alice Schroeder
ISBN 13: 9780553384611
Pages: 816
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Title: The Wolf of Wall Street

By day he made thousands of dollars a minute. By night he spent it as fast as he could, on drugs, sex, and international globe-trotting. From the binge that sank a 170-foot motor yacht and ran up a $700,000 hotel tab, to the wife and kids waiting at home, and the fast-talking, hard-partying young stockbrokers who called him king and did his bidding, here, in his own inimitable words, is the story of the ill-fated genius they called .
Author(s): Jordan Belfort
ISBN 13: 9780553384772
Pages: 528

Title: The Whole-Brain Child: 12 Revolutionary Strategies to Nurture Your Child's Developing Mind

“Simple, smart, and effective solutions to your child’s struggles.”—Harvey Karp, M.D.
“Daniel Siegel and Tina Payne Bryson have created a masterly, reader-friendly guide to helping children grow their emotional intelligence. This brilliant method transforms everyday interactions into valuable brain-shaping moments. Anyone who cares for children—or who loves a child—should read The Whole-Brain Child.”—Daniel Goleman, author of Emotional Intelligence
In this pioneering, practical book, Daniel J. Siegel, neuropsychiatrist and author of the bestselling Mindsight, and parenting expert Tina Payne Bryson offer a revolutionary approach to child rearing with twelve key strategies that foster healthy brain development, leading to calmer, happier children. The authors explain—and make accessible—the new science of how a child’s brain is wired and how it matures. The “upstairs brain,” which makes decisions and balances emotions, is under construction until the mid-twenties. And especially in young children, the right brain and its emotions tend to rule over the logic of the left brain. No wonder kids throw tantrums, fight, or sulk in silence. By applying these discoveries to everyday parenting, you can turn any outburst, argument, or fear into a chance to integrate your child’s brain and foster vital growth.            
Complete with age-appropriate strategies for dealing with day-to-day struggles and illustrations that will help you explain these concepts to your child, The Whole-Brain Child shows you how to cultivate healthy emotional and intellectual development so that your children can lead balanced, meaningful, and connected lives.
“[A] useful child-rearing resource for the entire family . . . The authors include a fair amount of brain science, but they present it for both adult and child audiences.”—Kirkus Reviews
“Strategies for getting a youngster to chill out [with] compassion.”—The Washington Post
“This erudite, tender, and funny book is filled with fresh ideas based on the latest neuroscience research. I urge all parents who want kind, happy, and emotionally healthy kids to read The Whole-Brain Child. This is my new baby gift.”—Mary Pipher, Ph.D., author of Reviving Ophelia and The Shelter of Each Other

“Gives parents and teachers ideas to get all parts of a healthy child’s brain working together.”—Parent to Parent

Author(s): Daniel J. Siegel
ISBN 13: 9780553386691
Pages: 192

Title: Rogue Lawyer: A Novel

On the right side of the law—sort of—Sebastian Rudd is not your typical street lawyer. His office is a customized bulletproof van, complete with Wi-Fi, a bar, a small fridge, and fine leather chairs. He has no firm, no partners, and only one employee: his heavily armed driver, who also so happens to be his bodyguard, law clerk, confidant, and golf caddie. Sebastian drinks small-batch bourbon and carries a gun. He defends people other lawyers won’t go near: a drug-addled, tattooed kid rumored to be in a satanic cult; a vicious crime lord on death row; a homeowner arrested for shooting at a SWAT team that mistakenly invaded his house. Why these clients? Because Sebastian believes everyone is entitled to a fair trial—even if he has to bend the law to secure one.
Author(s): John Grisham
ISBN 13: 9780553393484
Pages: 400
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Title: Sycamore Row: A Novel (Jake Brigance)

Seth Hubbard is a wealthy man dying of lung cancer. He trusts no one. Before he hangs himself from a sycamore tree, Hubbard leaves a new, handwritten will. It is an act that drags his adult children, his black maid, and Jake into a conflict as riveting and dramatic as the murder trial that made Brigance one of Ford County’s most notorious citizens, just three years earlier. The second will raises many more questions than it answers. Why would Hubbard leave nearly all of his fortune to his maid? Had chemotherapy and painkillers affected his ability to think clearly? And what does it all have to do with a piece of land once known as Sycamore Row?
Author(s): John Grisham
ISBN 13: 9780553393613
Pages: 464
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Title: A Spool of Blue Thread: A Novel

“It was a beautiful, breezy, yellow-and-green afternoon. . . . ” This is how Abby Whitshank always describes the day she fell in love with Red in July 1959. The Whitshanks are one of those families that radiate an indefinable kind of specialness, but like all families, their stories reveal only part of the picture: Abby and Red and their four grown children have accumulated not only tender moments, laughter, and celebrations, but also jealousies, disappointments, and carefully guarded secrets. From Red’s parents, newly arrived in Baltimore in the 1920s, to the grandchildren carrying the Whitshank legacy boisterously into the twenty-first century, here are four generations of lives unfolding in and around the sprawling, lovingly worn house that has always been their anchor.
Author(s): Anne Tyler
ISBN 13: 9780553394399
Pages: 384
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Title: The Martian

Stranded on Mars by a dust storm that compromised his space suit and forced his crew to leave him behind, astronaut Watney struggles to survive in spite of minimal supplies and harsh environmental challenges that test his ingenuity in ...
Author(s): Andy Weir
ISBN 13: 9780553418026
Pages: 387
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Title: Gone Girl

Marriage can be a real killer. One of the most critically acclaimed suspense writers of our time, New York Times bestseller Gillian Flynn takes that statement to its darkest place in this unputdownable masterpiece about a marriage gone terribly, terribly wrong. The Chicago Tribune proclaimed that her work “draws you in and keeps you reading with the force of a pure but nasty addiction.” Gone Girl’s toxic mix of sharp-edged wit and deliciously chilling prose creates a nerve-fraying thriller that confounds you at every turn. On a warm summer morning in North Carthage, Missouri, it is Nick and Amy Dunne’s fifth wedding anniversary. Presents are being wrapped and reservations are being made when Nick’s clever and beautiful wife disappears from their rented McMansion on the Mississippi River.
Author(s): Gillian Flynn
ISBN 13: 9780553418361
Pages: 419

Title: The Little Paris Bookshop

Monsieur Perdu calls himself a literary apothecary. From his floating bookstore in a barge on the Seine, he prescribes novels for the hardships of life. Using his intuitive feel for the exact book a reader needs, Perdu mends broken hearts and souls. The only person he can't seem to heal through literature is himself; he's still haunted by heartbreak after his great love disappeared. She left him with only a letter, which he has never opened. After Perdu is finally tempted to read the letter, he hauls anchor and departs on a mission to the south of France, hoping to make peace with his loss and discover the end of the story. Joined by a bestselling but blocked author and a lovelorn Italian chef, Perdu travels along the country’s rivers, dispensing his wisdom and his books, showing that the literary world can take the human soul on a journey to heal itself. Internationally bestselling and filled with warmth and adventure, The Little Paris Bookshop is a love letter to books, meant for anyone who believes in the power of stories to shape people's lives.
Author(s): Nina George
ISBN 13: 9780553418798
Pages: 416
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Title: Makers and Takers

Through colorful stories of both "Takers" and "Makers," she'll reveal how we change the system for a better and more sustainable shared economic future. From the Hardcover edition.
Author(s): Rana Foroohar
ISBN 13: 9780553447231
Pages: 304

Title: Skinnytaste Fast and Slow

Author(s): Gina Homolka;Heather K. Jones
ISBN 13: 9780553459609
Pages: 304

Title: Seuss-Isms! a Guide to Life for Those Just Starting Out...and Those Already on Their Way

An inspirational treasury of life advice features memorable quotes by Theodor Seuss Geisel and is complemented by cherished Dr. Seuss artwork from such classics as The Cat in the Hat, Green Eggs and Ham and Oh, the Places You'll Go!
Author(s): Dr. Seuss
ISBN 13: 9780553508413
Pages: 64

Title: Sam Walton, Made in America

Meet a genuine American folk hero cut from the homespun cloth of America's heartland: Sam Walton, who parlayed a single dime store in a hardscrabble cotton town into Wal-Mart, the largest retailer in the world. The undisputed merchant king of the late twentieth century, Sam never lost the common touch. Here, finally, inimitable words. Genuinely modest, but always sure if his ambitions and achievements. Sam shares his thinking in a candid, straight-from-the-shoulder style. In a story rich with anecdotes and the "rules of the road" of both Main Street and Wall Street, Sam Walton chronicles the inspiration, heart, and optimism that propelled him to lasso the American Dream.
Author(s): Sam Walton;John Huey
ISBN 13: 9780553562835
Pages: 346
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Title: The Wealth of Nations

It is symbolic that Adam Smith’s masterpiece of economic analysis, The Wealth of Nations, was first published in 1776, the same year as the Declaration of Independence. In his book, Smith fervently extolled the simple yet enlightened notion that individuals are fully capable of setting and regulating prices for their own goods and services. He argued passionately in favor of free trade, yet stood up for the little guy. The Wealth of Nations provided the first--and still the most eloquent--integrated description of the workings of a market economy.
Author(s): Adam Smith
ISBN 13: 9780553585971
Pages: 1231
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Title: The Name of the Wind

You may have heard of me' So begins the tale of Kvothe - currently known as Kote, the unassuming innkeepter - from his childhood in a troupe of traveling players, through his years spent as a near-feral orphan in a crime-riddled city, to ...
Author(s): Patrick Rothfuss
ISBN 13: 9780575081406
Pages: 661

Title: Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (Harry Potter #1)

In Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone, Harry, an orphan, lives with the Dursleys, his horrible aunt and uncle, and their abominable son, Dudley.

One day just before his eleventh birthday, an owl tries to deliver a mysterious letter—the first of a sequence of events that end in Harry meeting a giant man named Hagrid. Hagrid explains Harry's history to him: When he was a baby, the Dark wizard, Lord Voldemort, attacked and killed his parents in an attempt to kill Harry; but the only mark on Harry was a mysterious lightning-bolt scar on his forehead.

Now he has been invited to attend Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, where the headmaster is the great wizard Albus Dumbledore. Harry visits Diagon Alley to get his school supplies, especially his very own wand. To get to school, he takes the Hogwarts Express from platform nine and three-quarters at King's Cross Station. On the train, he meets two fellow students who will become his closest friends: Ron Weasley and Hermione Granger.

Harry is assigned to Gryffindor House at Hogwarts, and soon becomes the youngest-ever Seeker on the House Quidditch team. He also studies Potions with Professor Severus Snape, who displays a deep and abiding dislike for Harry, and Defense Against the Dark Arts with nervous Professor Quirrell; he and his friends defeat a mountain troll, help Hagrid raise a dragon, and explore the wonderful, fascinating world of Hogwarts.

But all events lead irrevocably toward a second encounter with Lord Voldemort, who seeks an object of legend known as the Sorcerer's Stone...

Rescued from the outrageous neglect of his aunt and uncle, a young boy with a great destiny proves his worth while attending Hogwarts School for Witchcraft and Wizardry.

Author(s): J. K. Rowling
ISBN 13: 9780590353427
Pages: 320
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Title: Timberline Lodge

This book with its breath-taking photos and engaging essays celebrates the Lodge and the people who cared enough to build and then preserve the house that Oregon built on Mount Hood.
Author(s): Jon Tullis
ISBN 13: 9780615383743
Pages: 169

Title: Well Fed

Offers information on following the paleo diet along with a collection of recipes, and variations, for sauces and seasonings, proteins, vegetables, salads, and fruits.
Author(s): Melissa Joulwan
ISBN 13: 9780615572260
Pages: 160
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Title: The Lord of the Rings Sketchbook

A large-format collection of drawings and paintings culled from the illustrated edition of the Lord of the Rings and the recent film trilogy includes more than 150 illustrations from the author as well as twenty full-color plates made for ...
Author(s): Alan Lee
ISBN 13: 9780618640140
Pages: 192

Title: Guerilla Marketing: How to Market Your Business Without Spending Any Money

When Guerrilla Marketing was first published in 1983, Jay Levinson revolutionized marketing strategies for the small-business owner with his take-no-prisoners approach to finding clients. Based on hundreds of solid ideas that really work, Levinson’s philosophy has given birth to a new way of learning about market share and how to gain it. In this completely updated and expanded fourth edition, Levinson offers a new arsenal of weaponry for small-business success including...
Author(s): Christer Holloman
ISBN 13: 9780618785919
Pages: 147
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Title: Teach Yourself to Play Guitar

Teach Yourself to Play Guitar
Author(s): David M. Brewster
ISBN 13: 9780634065408
Pages: 47

Title: Play Ukulele Today!: A Complete Guide to the Basics Level 1

This is the ultimate self-teaching method designed to offer quality instruction, terrific songs, and professional-quality audio with 61 full-demo tracks. It can be used by students who want to teach themselves or by teachers for private or group instruction. Simply follow the tips and lessons in the book as you listen to the teacher on the audio tracks. This book includes over 60 great songs and covers: songs, chords and melodies; picking and strumming; playing tips and techniques; music notation; and more. The audio is accessed online and features playback tools including the ability to change the tempo and loop challenging parts.
Author(s): Barrett Tagliarino
ISBN 13: 9780634078613
Pages: 48

Title: The Last Kids on Earth

Ever since the monster apocalypse hit town, average thirteen year old Jack Sullivan has been living in his tree house, which he's armed to the teeth with catapults and a moat, not to mention video games and an endless supply of Oreos and Mountain Dew scavenged from abandoned stores. But Jack alone is no match for the hordes of Zombies and Winged Wretches and Vine Thingies, and especially not for the eerily intelligent monster known only as Blarg. So Jack builds a team: his dorky best friend, Quint; the reformed middle school bully, Dirk; Jack's loyal pet monster, Rover; and Jack's crush, June. With their help, Jack is going to slay Blarg, achieve the ultimate Feat of Apocalyptic Success, and be average no longer! Can he do it?
Author(s): Max Brallier
ISBN 13: 9780670016617
Pages: 240

Title: Eat, Pray, Love: One Woman's Search for Everything Across Italy, India and Indonesia

This beautifully written, heartfelt memoir touched a nerve among both readers and reviewers. Elizabeth Gilbert tells how she made the difficult choice to leave behind all the trappings of modern American success (marriage, house in the country, career) and find, instead, what she truly wanted from life. Setting out for a year to study three different aspects of her nature amid three different cultures, Gilbert explored the art of pleasure in Italy and the art of devotion in India, and then a balance between the two on the Indonesian island of Bali. By turns rapturous and rueful, this wise and funny author (whom Booklist calls “Anne Lamott’s hip, yoga- practicing, footloose younger sister”) is poised to garner yet more adoring fans.
Author(s): Elizabeth Gilbert
ISBN 13: 9780670034710
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Title: How Buildings Learn

Presents an innovative illustrated analysis of contemporary buildings and architecture, making a convincing argument for creating structures that are adaptable and allow redefinition of space and design and construction integration. 25,000 ...
Author(s): Stewart Brand
ISBN 13: 9780670835157
Pages: 243

Title: The Shipping News

Surprising transformations take place when a newspaperman's elderly aunt and two daughters decide to move back to their family home on the coast of Newfoundland
Author(s): Annie Proulx
ISBN 13: 9780671510053
Pages: 337

Title: How To Draw Comics The Marvel Way

Illustrates hitherto mysterious methods of comic art using as examples such Mighty Marvel heroes as Thor, The Silver Surfer, Spider-Man, and The Hulk
Author(s): Stan Lee;John Buscema
ISBN 13: 9780671530778
Pages: 192
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Title: Ben Hogans Five Lessons

The professional golfer provides tips on the grip, stance, and swing of successful golf shots. A timeless classic with nearly one million copies in print, Ben Hogan’s Five Lessons outlines the building blocks of winning golf from one of the all-time masters of the sport—fully illustrated with drawings and diagrams to improve your game instantly. Ben Hogan, one of the greatest golfers in the history of the sport, believed that any golfer with average coordination can learn to break eighty—if one applies oneself patiently and intelligently. With the techniques revealed in this classic book, you can learn how to make your game work from tee to green, step-by-step and stroke by stroke. In each chapter, a different experience-tested fundamental is explained and demonstrated with clear illustrations—as though Hogan were giving you a personal lesson with the same skill and precision that made him a legend. Whether you’re a novice player or an experienced pro, Ben Hogan’s Five Lessons is a must-have reference for anyone who knows that fundamentals are where champions begin.
Author(s): Ben Hogan
ISBN 13: 9780671612979
Pages: 127
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Title: Beating the Street

Describes how readers can invest in twenty-two companies selected for the 1992 Roundtable
Author(s): Peter Lynch;John Rothchild
ISBN 13: 9780671891633
Pages: 332
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Title: Heart of Europe: A History of the Holy Roman Empire

The Holy Roman Empire lasted a thousand years, far longer than ancient Rome. Yet this formidable dominion never inspired the awe of its predecessor. Voltaire distilled the disdain of generations when he quipped it was neither holy, Roman, nor an empire. Yet as Peter Wilson shows, the Holy Roman Empire tells a millennial story of Europe better than the histories of individual nation-states. And its legacy can be seen today in debates over the nature of the European Union.
Author(s): Peter H. Wilson
ISBN 13: 9780674058095
Pages: 1008
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Title: A Place of My Own : The Education of an Amateur Builder

Author(s): Michael Pollan
ISBN 13: 9780679415329

Title: The National Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Birds

A revised edition of the popular field guide includes hundreds of all new, full-color photographs, along with information on diverse species of eastern birds, their characteristics, habitats and ranges, identification tips, and more. 200 ...
Author(s): John L. Bull
ISBN 13: 9780679428527
Pages: 796

Title: Into Thin Air: A Personal Account of the Mount Everest Disaster

Author(s): Jon Krakauer
ISBN 13: 9780679457527

Title: The Things That Matter

The acclaimed designer and author of the best-selling Home Rules presents a sumptuously illustrated guide to meaningful home decorating that builds on a premise that a house's objects reflect its owners, providing tours and stories about ...
Author(s): Nate Berkus
ISBN 13: 9780679644316
Pages: 308

Title: The Death and Life of Great American Cities

Originally published: New York: Random House, 1961.
Author(s): Jane Jacobs
ISBN 13: 9780679644330
Pages: 598

Title: The Death and Life of Great American Cities

Penetrating analysis of the functions and organization of city neighborhoods, the forces of deterioration and regeneration, and the necessary planning innovations
Author(s): Jane Jacobs
ISBN 13: 9780679741954
Pages: 458

Title: All the Pretty Horses

Cut off from the life of ranching he has come to love by his grandfather's death, John Grady Cole flees to Mexico, where he and his two companions embark on a rugged and cruelly idyllic adventure
Author(s): Cormac McCarthy
ISBN 13: 9780679744399
Pages: 301

Title: The English Patient

In an Italian villa at the end of World War II, a mysterious English patient lies nameless and burned in an upstairs room.
Author(s): Michael Ondaatje
ISBN 13: 9780679745204
Pages: 307

Title: The Inner Game of Tennis

Concentrates upon overcoming mental attitudes that adversely affect tennis performance, including learning to relax, effectively concentrating, and discarding bad habits
Author(s): W. Timothy Gallwey
ISBN 13: 9780679778318
Pages: 122

Title: Oh, the Places You'll Go!

Dr. Seuss’s wonderfully wise Oh, the Places You’ll Go! is the perfect send-off for grads—from nursery school, high school, college, and beyond! From soaring to high heights and seeing great sights to being left in a Lurch on a prickle-ly perch, Dr. Seuss addresses life’s ups and downs with his trademark humorous verse and illustrations, while encouraging readers to find the success that lies within. In a starred review, Booklist notes, “Seuss’s message is simple but never sappy: life may be a ‘Great Balancing Act,’ but through it all ‘There’s fun to be done.’” A perennial favorite and a perfect gift for anyone starting a new phase in their life!
Author(s): Dr. Seuss
ISBN 13: 9780679805274
Pages: 56
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Title: Where Is Baby's Belly Button? A Lift-the-Flap Book

Karen Katz's adorable babies play peekaboo in this delightful interactive book. The sturdy format and easy-to-lift flaps are perfect for parents and children to share.
Author(s): Karen Katz
ISBN 13: 9780689835605
Pages: 14

Title: Snoopy

Instead of doing what other dogs do, Charlie Brown's dog imagines himself chasing the German World War I pilot, the Red Baron.
Author(s): Darice Bailer;Charles M. Schulz
ISBN 13: 9780689851483
Pages: 32

Title: Waiter to the Rich and Shameless

Waiter to the Rich and Shameless is not just a peek into the secretive inner workings of a legendary five-star restaurant; it is not just a celebrity tell-all or a scathing corporate analysis.
Author(s): Paul Hartford
ISBN 13: 9780692543580
Pages: 258

Title: Adult Coloring Book

Enjoy the delightful, stress-relieving benefits of coloring for adults with Designs! Be sure to check check out these other titles from the Two Hoots Coloring Co. collection: Animal Kingdom Fantasy Forest
Author(s): Two Coloring
ISBN 13: 9780692591079
Pages: 98

Title: Ecclesiastes: Wisdom For Living Well: An In-depth Bible Study

Many of us have lives that are full. We have full bellies, full closets, full calendars, full trash cans, full purses and full email inboxes. But at the end of the day, we are empty. God made us all with a built in desire to find the meaning to life and to spend time on things that are meaningful.
Author(s): Courtney Joseph
ISBN 13: 9780692592120
Pages: 138

Title: Adult Coloring Book Designs: Stress Relief Coloring Book: Garden Designs, Mandalas, Animals, and Paisley Patterns

48 Unique Designs to Color! Dozens of coloring pages designed for adults Garden Designs, Animals, Mandalas, and Paisley Patterns Each coloring page is designed to help relax and inspire The variety of pages ensure something for every skill level Use your choice of coloring tool (pens, pencils, markers, crayons) Each coloring page is on a separate sheet
Author(s): Adult Coloring Book Designs/Twiggler
ISBN 13: 9780692597835
Pages: ooks#volumes

Title: Calm As F*ck - Adult Coloring Book: 30 Swear Words and Colorful Phrases

30 new pages of swear words and colorful phrases by best-selling publisher Oh No Coloring Books! Calm As F*ck is just as relaxing as it sounds! Color sassy phrases like “Life Isn’t a Garden So Stop Being a Ho” and “I Need You Like A Fish Needs a F***ing Bike”. Also included are classic swear words like “Bulls**t”, “B**ch”, and “A**hole”.
Author(s): Oh No Coloring Books
ISBN 13: 9780692659755
Pages: 64

Title: David: His Story Is Our Story: a Love God Greatly Study Journal

Have you ever wondered if God could really use someone like you? Then the story of David is for you. The shepherd. The king. The warrior. The friend. The sinner. The man of faith. David is known for carrying many titles over the span of his lifetime, but he is most often referred to as a man after God’s own heart. While David’s transparent faith was true and his loyalty to his Lord was real, an in-depth look into Scripture reveals that his life was also marked by times of drama, deceit, devastation, and doubt. How then is David known for being such an influential Bible hero? Unfaithful David served a faithful God. In this eight-week Love God Greatly Bible study, our look into the life of David will ultimately point us to a better Shepherd, Friend, and King: Jesus. On Mondays and Tuesdays of each week we’ll explore David’s life.
Author(s): Love God Greatly
ISBN 13: 9780692714836
Pages: 150

Title: Goodnight Moon Board Book 60th Anniversary Edition

"Recorded by arrangement with Harper & Row, Publishers, Inc."
Author(s): Margaret Wise Brown
ISBN 13: 9780694003617
Pages: 34

Title: The Story of Art - 16th Edition

In its new edition, this classic work continues its triumphant progress tirelessly for yet another generation, to remain the title of first choice for any newcomer to art or the connoisseur.
Author(s): E.H. Gombrich
ISBN 13: 9780714832470
Pages: 688

Title: The Photography Book

This is an unsurpassed collection of 500 superb images that represent the world's best photographers from the mid-19th century to today, arranged alphabetically by photographer, from pioneers such as Gustave Le Gray and Daguerre to icons ...
Author(s): Editors of Phaidon Press
ISBN 13: 9780714839370
Pages: 520

Title: Its Not How Good You Are, Its How Good You Want to Be

If you want to succeed in life or business, this book is a must. "
Author(s): Paul Arden
ISBN 13: 9780714843377
Pages: 128

Title: The Art of Forgery

The Art of Forgery: The Minds, Motives and Methods of the Master Forgers explores the stories, dramas and human intrigues surrounding the world's most famous forgeries - investigating the motivations of the artists and criminals who have ...
Author(s): Noah Charney
ISBN 13: 9780714867458
Pages: 296

Title: The High Line

The first full documentation that visually charts the journey of this global landmark from the designer's point of view. Hundreds of illustrations showcase every aspect of the project and its unforeseen influence in its entirety. Includes previously unpublished archival materials such as the drawings behind the original proposal and exclusive images of construction.
Author(s): James Corner Field Operations;Diller Scofidio & Renfro
ISBN 13: 9780714871004
Pages: ooks#volumes

Title: This Brutal World

A curated collection of some of the most powerful and awe-inspiring Brutalist architecture ever built This Brutal World is a global survey of this compelling and much-admired style of architecture. It brings to light virtually unknown Brutalist architectural treasures from across the former eastern bloc and other far flung parts of the world. It includes works by some of the best contemporary architects including Zaha Hadid and David Chipperfield as well as by some of the master architects of the 20th century including Le Corbusier, Mies van der Rohe, Frank Lloyd Wright, Louis Kahn, Paul Rudolph and Marcel Breuer.
Author(s): Peter Chadwick
ISBN 13: 9780714871080
Pages: 224
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Title: Seven Women: And the Secret of Their Greatness

Each of the world-changing figures who stride across these pages—Joan of Arc, Susanna Wesley, Hannah More, Maria Skobtsova, Corrie ten Boom, Mother Teresa, and Rosa Parks—is an exemplary model of true womanhood. Teenaged Joan of Arc followed God’s call and liberated her country, dying a heroic martyr’s death. Susanna Wesley had nineteen children and gave the world its most significant evangelist and its greatest hymn-writer, her sons John and Charles. Corrie ten Boom, arrested for hiding Dutch Jews from the Nazis, survived the horrors of a concentration camp to astonish the world by forgiving her tormentors. And Rosa Parks’ deep sense of justice and unshakeable dignity and faith helped launch the twentieth-century’s greatest social movement.
Author(s): Eric Metaxas
ISBN 13: 9780718021832
Pages: 256

Title: The Art of Work

Draws on personal experience, current research and compelling case studies to counsel readers on how to pursue and achieve a career that is both purposeful and fulfilling. By the author of Wrecked. Original.
Author(s): Jeff Goins
ISBN 13: 9780718022075
Pages: 240

Title: For the Love: Fighting for Grace in a World of Impossible Standards

Best-selling author Jen Hatmaker is convinced life can be lovely and fun and courageous and kind. She reveals with humor and style how Jesus’ embarrassing grace is the key to dealing with life's biggest challenge: people. The majority of our joys, struggles, thrills, and heartbreaks relate to people, beginning with ourselves and then the people we came from, married, birthed, live by, go to church with, don’t like, don’t understand, fear, compare ourselves to, and judge. Jen knows how the squeeze of this life can make us competitive and judgmental, how we can lose love for others and then for ourselves. She reveals how to: Break free of guilt and shame by dismantling the unattainable Pinterest life. Learn to engage our culture’s controversial issues with a grace-first approach. Be liberated to love and release the burden of always being right. Identify the tools you already have to develop real-life, all-in, know-my-junk-but-love-me-anyway friendships. Escape our impossible standards for parenting and marriage by accepting the standard of “mostly good.” Laugh your butt off.
Author(s): Jen Hatmaker
ISBN 13: 9780718031824
Pages: 224
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Title: Jesus Calling - Deluxe Edition Brown Cover: Enjoying Peace in His Presence

Experience peace in the presence of the Savior who is closer than you can imagine. This #1 bestselling 365-day devotional is written as if Jesus Himself is speaking directly to you—words of encouragement, comfort, and reassurance of His unending love.
Author(s): Sarah Young
ISBN 13: 9780718042820
Pages: 400
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Title: Minimalist Baker's Everyday Cooking: 101 Entirely Plant-based, Mostly Gluten-Free, Easy and Delicious Recipes

The highly anticipated cookbook from the immensely popular food blog Minimalist Baker, featuring 101 all-new simple, vegan recipes that all require 10 ingredients or less, 1 bowl or 1 pot, or 30 minutes or less to prepare Dana Shultz founded the Minimalist Baker blog in 2012 to share her passion for simple cooking and quickly gained a devoted worldwide following. Now, in this long-awaited debut cookbook, Dana shares 101 vibrant, simple recipes that are entirely plant-based, mostly gluten-free, and 100% delicious. Packed with gorgeous photography, this practical but inspiring cookbook includes..
Author(s): Dana Shultz
ISBN 13: 9780735210967
Pages: 304

Title: Strength Training Anatomy

A best-seller now features more than 600 full-color illustrations--adding 48 pages of new exercises and stretches for each of the major muscle groups--to give readers an understanding of how muscles perform while training, in a resource ...
Author(s): Frédéric Delavier
ISBN 13: 9780736092265
Pages: 192

Title: The Power of a Praying® Wife

Stormie joyfully inspires you to develop a deeper relationship with your husband by utilizing the amazing power of prayer. with practical advice on praying for specific areas of your husband's life, including his spiritual walk, his ...
Author(s): Stormie Omartian
ISBN 13: 9780736957496
Pages: 201

Title: The Complete Illustrated Childrens Bible

With nearly 300 beautiful two-page illustrations to capture even the youngest child's imagination and heart, this vast collection of the Bible's most-loved stories is just right for sharing together or reading alone throughout the day.
Author(s): Janice Emmerson
ISBN 13: 9780736962131
Pages: 608

Title: The Inspired Room

Take a full-color tour of Michaels's home and favorite family spaces alongside room-by-room ideas.
Author(s): Melissa Michaels
ISBN 13: 9780736963091
Pages: 208

Title: Let Gods Word Empower Your Prayers

How can you do that with great confidence? When you pray the Word and see His power move through you. This timeless collection of devotions centers on key passages of the Bible.
Author(s): Stormie Omartian
ISBN 13: 9780736965668
Pages: 208

Title: Natalie Jills 7-day Jump Start

Natalie Jill’s 7-Day Jump Start is a straightforward way to clean up your diet--and create a new lifestyle--one step at a time. After receiving a diagnosis of celiac disease and hitting rock-bottom, Natalie realized she needed to change.
Author(s): Natalie Jill
ISBN 13: 9780738219127
Pages: 256

Title: The 1964-1965 New York Worlds Fair

The 1964-1965 New York World's Fair was the largest international exhibition ever built in the United States.
Author(s): Bill Cotter;Bill Young
ISBN 13: 9780738536064
Pages: 128

Title: One Up On Wall Street

More than one million copies have been sold of this seminal book on investing in which legendary mutual-fund manager Peter Lynch explains the advantages that average investors have over professionals and how they can use these advantages to ...
Author(s): Peter Lynch
ISBN 13: 9780743200400
Pages: 304
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Title: The Power of Positive Thinking

"This book is written with the sole objective of helping the reader achieve a happy, satisfying, and worthwhile life.
Author(s): Dr. Norman Vincent Peale
ISBN 13: 9780743234801
Pages: 240
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Title: The Great Gatsby

The mysterious Jay Gatsby embodies the American notion that it is possible to redefine oneself and persuade the world to accept that definition. Gatsby's youthful neighbor, Nick Carraway, fascinated with the display of enormous wealth in which Gatsby revels, finds himself swept up in the lavish lifestyle of Long Island society during the Jazz Age. Considered Fitzgerald's best work, The Great Gatsby is a mystical, timeless story of integrity and cruelty, vision and despair.

The timeless story of Jay Gatsby and his love for Daisy Buchanan is widely acknowledged to be the closest thing to the Great American Novel ever written.

Author(s): F. Scott Fitzgerald
ISBN 13: 9780743273565
Pages: 192
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Title: Uncharted 4: A Thief's End Collector's Edition Strategy Guide

The Uncharted 4: A Thief's End Collector’s Edition Guide includes... Only in this Collector's Edition: Pirate Sigil Coin—Silver Variant - An important artifact from Nathan Drake’s latest adventure, this silver-colored Pirate Sigil Coin is exclusive to this Uncharted 4 Collector’s Edition Guide...
Author(s): Prima Games
ISBN 13: 9780744016628
Pages: 336

Title: Dark Souls III Collector's Edition: Prima Official Game Guide

The Dark Souls III Collector’s Edition Guide includes... Exclusive Darksign Journal: Ashen One, relax by the bonfire and take notes on the game, or simply use this satin-touch, 192 page, lined journal to reflect on your accomplishments after a long day’s toil. Only in this Collector’s Edition Guide..
Author(s): Prima Games
ISBN 13: 9780744017045
Pages: 400

Title: DOOM: Prima Collector's Edition Guide

The DOOM Collector's Edition Guide includes... EXCLUSIVE PREMIUM - This Collector’s Edition not only features exclusive artwork on the hardcover, but also a reversible dust jacket that can be framed and displayed...
Author(s): Prima Games
ISBN 13: 9780744017250
Pages: 272

Title: Star Ocean: Integrity and Faithlessness: Prima Collector's Edition Guide

The Star Ocean: Integrity and Faithlessness guide includes... Exclusive Lithographs: Featuring key art of Star Ocean: Integrity and Faithlessness, these deluxe lithograph posters are available only in this Collector’s Edition guide....
Author(s): Joseph Epstein
ISBN 13: 9780744017427
Pages: 320

Title: Pokémon Sun & Pokémon Moon: Official Collector's Edition Guide

The official hardcover strategy guide from Pokémon for the Pokémon Sun & Pokémon Moon video games! Be prepared for each part of your journey with the step-by-step walkthrough and extensive hints inPokémon Sun & Pokémon Moon: The Official Strategy Guide! From your first steps as a Trainer and through your adventure, this guide has the info and tips to help you play like the very best.
Author(s): Pokemon Company International
ISBN 13: 9780744017489
Pages: 368

Title: The Chicago School of Architecture

The perfect introduction to a style of architecture that has transformed the look of the modern age in America and the rest of the world, this book reveals Chicago's architecture as constantly pushing boundaries over a century and a half ...
Author(s): Rolf Achilles
ISBN 13: 9780747812395
Pages: 64

Title: Hope to Die (A Matt Scudder Mystery)

The fifteenth Matt Scudder mystery from NEW YORK TIMES bestseller Lawrence Block. Byrne and Susan Hollander stroll home from a concert on a fine summer's evening in New York. Some hours later, their daughter Kristin arrives home to discover her parents brutally killed and the house ransacked.
Author(s): Lawrence Block
ISBN 13: 9780752848174
Pages: 352

Title: What She Left Behind

In this stunning new novel, the acclaimed author of The Plum Tree merges the past and present into a haunting story about the nature of love and loyalty--and the lengths we will go to protect those who need us most. Ten years ago, Izzy Stone's mother fatally shot her father while he slept. Devastated by her mother's apparent insanity, Izzy, now seventeen, refuses to visit her in prison. But her new foster parents, employees at the local museum, have enlisted Izzy's help in cataloging items at a long-shuttered state asylum. There, amid piles of abandoned belongings, Izzy discovers a stack of unopened letters, a decades-old journal, and a window into her own past.
Author(s): Ellen Marie Wiseman
ISBN 13: 9780758278456
Pages: 336

Title: Lighthouses of the Pacific Coast: Your Guide to the Lighthouses of California, Oregon, and Washington (A Pictorial Discovery Guide)

Once beckoning to ocean-weary sailors, the lighthouses of the Pacific Coast still stand as beacons to adventurous travelers. Let this beautifully illustrated book conduct you to these classic lighthouses and treat you the fascinating stories behind these picturesque structures and the keepers who served in them. Along with the history of the lighthouses’ development and service, the book also delves into their technological evolution, with special attention to the architecture, the actual lights and lenses, and today’s movement to preserve and restore them. A breathtaking and edifying tour page by page, the book is also an ideal, informative guide for those who wish to venture into the living history of these coastal lighthouses.
Author(s): Randy Leffingwell
ISBN 13: 9780760336502
Pages: 176

Title: Audubon Birdhouse Book: Building, Placing, and Maintaining Great Homes for Great Birds

A visit to almost any home or garden center presents birders with numerous cute and colorful contraptions that are sold as bird homes. But the fact is, many of these products provide anything but a safe refuge for your feathered friends. Produced in association with the National Audubon Society, Audubon Birdhouse Book explains how to build and place functional DIY bird homes that are safe and appropriate for more than 20 classic North American species, from wrens to raptors.
Author(s): Margaret A. Barker
ISBN 13: 9780760342206
Pages: 160

Title: I Will Teach You to Be Rich

<p>At last, for a generation that's materially ambitious yet financially clueless comes <i>I Will Teach You To Be Rich</i>, Ramit Sethi's 6-week personal finance program for 20-to-35-year-olds. A completely practical approach delivered with a nonjudgmental style that makes readers want to do what Sethi says, it is based around the four pillars of personal finance— banking, saving, budgeting, and investing—and the wealth-building ideas of personal entrepreneurship.</p> <p>Sethi covers how to save time by not wasting it managing money; the guns and cars myth of credit cards; how to negotiate like an Indian—the conversation <i>begins</i> with "no"; why "Budgeting Doesn't Have to Suck!"; how to get things rolling—for real—with only $20; what most people don't understand about taxes; how to get a CEO to take <i>you</i> out to lunch; how to avoid the Super Mario Brothers trap by making your savings work harder than you do; the difference between cheap and frugal; the hidden relationship between money and food. Not to mention his first key lesson: Getting started is more important than being the smartest person in the room. Integrated with his website, where readers can use interactive charts, follow up on the latest information, and join the community, it is a hip blueprint to building wealth and financial security.</p> <p>Every month, 175,000 unique visitors come to Ramit Sethi's website,, to discover the path to financial freedom. They praise him thoughtfully ("Your site summarizes everything I want with my life—to be rich in finances, rich in experience, rich in family blessings," <i>Dan Esparza</i>) and effusively ("Dude, you rock. I love this site!" <i>Richard Wu</i>). The press has caught on, too: "Ramit Sethi is a rising star in the world of personal finance writing . . . one singularly attuned to the sensibilities of his generation. his style is part frat boy and part silicon Valley geek, with a little bit of San Francisco hipster thrown in" (<i>San Francisco Chronicle</i>). His writing is smart, his voice is full of attitude, and his ideas are uncommonly sound and refreshingly hype-free.</p>
Author(s): Ramit Sethi
ISBN 13: 9780761147480
Pages: 266

Title: What to Expect When You're Expecting

Announcing a brand new, cover-to-cover revision of America's pregnancy bible. What to Expect When You're Expecting is a perennial New York Times bestseller and one of USA Today's 25 most influential books of the past 25 years. It's read by more than 90% of pregnant women who read a pregnancy book—the most iconic, must-have book for parents-to-be, with over 14.5 million copies in print.

Now comes the Fourth Edition, a new book for a new generation of expectant moms—featuring a new look, a fresh perspective, and a friendlier-than-ever voice. It's filled with the most up-to-date information reflecting not only what's new in pregnancy, but what's relevant to pregnant women. Heidi Murkoff has rewritten every section of the book, answering dozens of new questions and including loads of new asked-for material, such as a detailed week-by-week fetal development section in each of the monthly chapters, an expanded chapter on pre-conception, and a brand new one on carrying multiples. More comprehensive, reassuring, and empathetic than ever, the Fourth Edition incorporates the most recent developments in obstetrics and addresses the most current lifestyle trends (from tattooing and belly piercing to Botox and aromatherapy). There's more than ever on pregnancy matters practical (including an expanded section on workplace concerns), physical (with more symptoms, more solutions), emotional (more advice on riding the mood roller coaster), nutritional (from low-carb to vegan, from junk food–dependent to caffeine-addicted), and sexual (what's hot and what's not in pregnant lovemaking), as well as much more support for that very important partner in parenting, the dad-to-be.

Overflowing with tips, helpful hints, and humor (a pregnant woman's best friend), this new edition is more accessible and easier to use than ever before. It's everything parents-to-be have come to expect from What to Expect...only better?.

A month-by-month pregnancy guide.

Author(s): Heidi Murkoff
ISBN 13: 9780761148579
Pages: 616

Title: Steal Like an Artist: 10 Things Nobody Told You About Being Creative

You don’t need to be a genius, you just need to be yourself. That’s the message from Austin Kleon, a young writer and artist who knows that creativity is everywhere, creativity is for everyone. A manifesto for the digital age, Steal Like an Artist is a guide whose positive message, graphic look and illustrations, exercises, and examples will put readers directly in touch with their artistic side.
Author(s): Austin Kleon
ISBN 13: 9780761169253
Pages: 140

Title: Project Smoke

Project Smoke is the How to Grill of smoking, both a complete step-by-step guide to mastering the gear and techniques and a collection of 100 explosively flavorful recipes for smoking every kind of food, from starters to desserts.
Author(s): Steven Raichlen
ISBN 13: 9780761181866
Pages: 336

Title: You Are a Badass

Offers a blunt and irreverent guide to achieving the money, relationships, career, and happiness that one desires through recognizing and doing away with self-sabotaging beliefs and behaviors.
Author(s): Jen Sincero
ISBN 13: 9780762447695
Pages: 256
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Title: The Dot

Vashti believes that she cannot draw, but her art teacher's encouragement leads her to change her mind.
Author(s): Peter Reynolds
ISBN 13: 9780763619619
Pages: 32

Title: Potty

Baby, a toddler, decides to use the potty for the first time.
Author(s): Leslie Patricelli
ISBN 13: 9780763644765
Pages: 28

Title: Raymie Nightingale

Two-time Newbery Medalist Kate DiCamillo returns to her roots with a moving, masterful story of an unforgettable summer friendship.
Author(s): Kate DiCamillo
ISBN 13: 9780763681173
Pages: 272

Title: One Second After

One man struggles to save his family and his small North Carolina town after America loses a war in one second, a war based upon an Electro Magnetic Pulse (EMP) weapon that will send America back to the Dark Ages.
Author(s): William R. Forstchen
ISBN 13: 9780765356864
Pages: 511
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Title: At Home: A Short History of Private Life

With his signature wit, charm, and seemingly limitless knowledge, Bill Bryson takes us on a room-by-room tour through his own house, using each room as a jumping off point into the vast history of the domestic artifacts we take for granted. As he takes us through the history of our modern comforts, Bryson demonstrates that whatever happens in the world eventually ends up in our home, in the paint, the pipes, the pillows, and every item of furniture. Bryson has one of the liveliest, most inquisitive minds on the planet, and his sheer prose fluency makes At Home one of the most entertaining books ever written about private life.

Author(s): Bill Bryson
ISBN 13: 9780767919395
Pages: 592

Title: The Apartment Therapy Complete Home Book

"The first-ever complete home book from Apartment Therapy, featuring every aspect of design and decorating from floor plans to paint, specific rooms to style approaches, with the goal of setting up and living well in a place you love"--
Author(s): Maxwell Ryan;Janel Laban
ISBN 13: 9780770434458
Pages: 320

Title: The Apache Wars

This is Mickey Free's story, but also the story of his contemporaries: the great Apache leaders Mangas Coloradas, Cochise, and Victorio; the soldiers Kit Carson, O. O. Howard, George Crook, and Nelson Miles; the scouts and frontiersmen Al ...
Author(s): Paul Andrew Hutton
ISBN 13: 9780770435813
Pages: 544

Title: The Fast Metabolism Diet Cookbook: Eat Even More Food and Lose Even More Weight

Turn your kitchen into a secret weapon for losing up to 20 pounds in 28 days through the fat-burning power of food! Use food as medicine to cook your way healthy in this must have companion to the bestselling diet sensation, The Fast Metabolism Diet. You will find over 200 simple, effective, mouthwatering, family-pleasing recipes designed to evoke change in your body with a plan that celebrates food, thrives on variety, and has you eating five to six times a day according to a three-phase plan strategically designed to keep your metabolism burning at lightning speeds. On phase 1 you will cook to unwind stress and support your adrenals with nourishing breakfasts like Strawberry Pancakes and French Toast with Peaches, as well as delicious entrees like the Mediterranean Turkey with Wild Rice, Halibut Stir Fry, and Brown Pasta with Meat Sauce. On Phase 2, you’ll be cooking to unlock stored fat and feed the liver with protein-rich salads like the Grilled Turkey Bacon and Asparagus Salad, the Chicken Fajita Salad, and luxurious dinners like Lamb with Green Beans , Filet Mignon and Cabbage, and Rosemary Pork Tenderloin with Mustard Greens. Then on Phase 3, it is time to use your kitchen to unleash the burn and ignite the Fast Metabolism hormones with high healthy fat meals like the Sprouted Grain Breakfast Burrito, Steak Fajita Avocado Wraps, and Fried egg with Olive Oil Spinach. You’ll prepare dairy free creamy soups and stews like Leek and Cauliflower Soup and Veggie Chili, and serve crowd-pleasing dinners like Turkey and Bell Pepper Casserole, and Cornish Game Hens with Mushroom Quinoa Stuffing As you cycle through all three phases each week you’ll add kindling to your metabolic fire with amazing snacks like sweet potato fries, crispy kale chips, and fresh fruit salad, or mounds of veggies served with dips and dressings like the Black Bean Cilantro Dip, Mango Salsa, or creamy White Bean and Dill Hummus. And to top it all off, for each phase you’ll be whipping up rich desserts and smoothies, like Baked Apple Crisp, Chocolate cherries, Coconut Almond Pudding, Melon-Mint Smoothie, and Blackberry Sorbet. Plus plenty of vegetarian, vegan, and gluten-free options, such as a hearty lentil chili, savory Artichoke-Avocado Salad, silky Butternut Squash Soup, and Garden Egg White Soufflé. Full of helpful and affordable hints for cooking on each of the three phases, a wealth of freezer-friendly recipes to cook in bulk, and dozens of slow cooker options that can be prepared in under 5 minutes, this is the ideal tool for the busy mom, the on-the-go professional, or anyone who wants to make delicious, nutritious, home-cooked food part of his or her Fast Metabolism lifestyle.
Author(s): Haylie Pomroy
ISBN 13: 9780770436230
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Title: Our Q & a a Day

With this one-sentence journal, couples can create a three-year time capsule of their relationship in the easiest way possible.Our Q&A a Day provides a question for every day of the year, with enough space for two people to jot down a one- ...
Author(s): Potter Style
ISBN 13: 9780770436681
Pages: 368

Title: Mother Angelica

Eleven years after the release of the definitive biography of Mother Angelica, audiences want to know the rest of her story. This is it.
Author(s): Raymond Arroyo
ISBN 13: 9780770437244
Pages: 240
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Title: The Action BibleThe Action Bible

Here’s the most complete picture Bible ever! And it features a captivating, up-to-date artwork style—making it the perfect Bible for today’s visually focused culture. The Action Bible presents 215 fast-paced narratives in chronological order, making it easier to follow the Bible’s historical flow—and reinforcing the build-up to its thrilling climax.
Author(s): Doug Mauss
ISBN 13: 9780781444996
Pages: 752
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Title: Civil War

The landscape of the Marvel Universe is changing, and it's time to choose: Whose side are you on? A conflict has been brewing from more than a year, threatening to pit friend against friend, brother against brother - and all it will take is a single misstep to cost thousands their lives and ignite the fuse.
Author(s): Mark Millar
ISBN 13: 9780785121794
Pages: 208
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Title: Deadpool Kills the Marvel Universe

What if everything you thought was funny about Deadpool was actually just disturbing? What if he decided to kill everyone and everything that makes up the Marvel Universe? What if he actually pulled it off? Would that be FUN for you? The Merc with a Mouth takes a turn for the twisted in a horror comic like no other!
Author(s): Cullen Bunn
ISBN 13: 9780785164036
Pages: 96
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Title: Deadpool by Daniel Way: The Complete Collection - Volume 1

Daniel Way's hilarious, action-packed run begins here! When the Merc with a Mouth is hired to rub out Wolverine, sparks will fly! But when both men can regenerate any wound in minutes, how can either one expect to finish off his foe? Daniel Way's hilarious, action-packed run begins here! When the Merc with a Mouth is hired to rub out Wolverine, sparks will fly! But when both men can regenerate any wound in minutes, how can either one expect to finish off his foe? And whoever wins will have to face Wolverine's murderous son, Daken! Then: The Skrulls have infiltrated Earth, but nobody warned them about Deadpool! The invaders replicate Deadpool's healing factor in a new generation of Super-Skrulls - but why is Deadpool himself leading this brigade against Earth? And when Norman Osborn double-crosses Deadpool, the maniacal merc unleashes a full-on assault against Avengers Tower! Norman must pull out all the stops - and that means deploying his new team of bloodthirsty, black-ops Thunderbolts!
Author(s): Daniel Way
ISBN 13: 9780785185321
Pages: 472
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Title: Color Your Own Civil War

Whose side are you on? Pencil crayons or felt-tip pens? Reach a decision across 120 pages of all-out costumed warfare, featuring Steve McNiven's exquisitely rendered artwork just waiting for you to add the color! Captain America and Iron Man are the feuding Avengers leading the two sides of heroes that battle it out over the rights and wrongs of Superhuman Registration. This War is far from Civil, as friendships and teams are torn apart, and one thing's for sure - the issues are anything but black-and-white.
Author(s): Steve McNiven
ISBN 13: 9780785195597
Pages: 120

Title: Marvel's Captain America: Civil War: The Art of the Movie

icking up where the blockbuster hit Marvel's Avengers: Age of Ultron left off, Marvel's Captain America: Civil War sees Steve Rogers leading the new team of Avengers in their continued efforts to safeguard humanity. After another international incident involving the Avengers results in collateral damage, political pressure mounts to install a system of accountability: A governing body will now determine when to enlist the team's services. The new status quo fractures the Avengers -leaving the world exposed to a nefarious plot from a new, shadowy player. Chris Evans and Robert Downey Jr. return as Captain America and Iron Man, two heroes with the same goal -to protect the world -but with very different methods.
Author(s): Marvel Comics
ISBN 13: 9780785198185
Pages: 272

Title: Players Handbook

A player's handbook for the newest edition of the role-playing game contains rules for character creation and advancement, backgrounds and skills, exploration, equipment, and spells.
Author(s): Wizards RPG Team
ISBN 13: 9780786965601
Pages: 320

Title: The Five Dysfunctions of a Team

"Every manager and executive will recognize themselves somewhere in this book. Lencioni distills the problems that keep even the most talented teams from realizing their full potential.
Author(s): Patrick M. Lencioni
ISBN 13: 9780787960759
Pages: 240
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Title: Small Eco Houses: Living Green in Style

Fresh perspectives on how good design can create stylish yet ecologically sound living spaces in small-scale homes. Anyone who has faced the challenges of limited living space will find inspiration in this survey of the latest trends in environmentally sensitive, small-scale residential designs. More than fifty residential spaces are profiled—from woodsy houses and repurposed barns to cool apartments and urban lofts—both inside and out. Most of the projects were designed by up-and-coming architects, and each design proves that small-scale efficiency as well as beautiful, thoughtful design can overcome the apparent constraints of a small setting. Environmental impact is a growing concern, so each project was chosen because of its ecological sensitivity.
Author(s): Cristina Paredes Benitez
ISBN 13: 9780789320957
Pages: 420

Title: The Bobs Burgers Burger Book

"Now fans can get the ultimate Bob' s Burgers experience at home with seventy-five straight-from-the-show-but-actually-edible Burgers of the Day.
Author(s): Loren Bouchard;The Writers of Bobs Burgers;Cole Bowden
ISBN 13: 9780789331144
Pages: 128

Title: Rocks and Minerals

Describes the properties and distinguishing characteristics of more than 500 rocks and minerals around the world, and includes a color photograph of each specimen.
Author(s): Chris Pellant
ISBN 13: 9780789491060
Pages: 256

Title: The Hiding Place

This 35th anniversary edition of a best-selling book recounts Corrie tenBoom's horrific experiences in Hitler's concentration camps, explains how she survived, and offers hope through her timeless message of courage and faith.
Author(s): Corrie ten Boom;Elizabeth Sherrill;John Sherrill
ISBN 13: 9780800794057
Pages: 269
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Title: Imagine Heaven

What will it look like? What is God like? What will we do forever? What about children and pets? This book will propel readers into an experience that will forever change their view of the life to come and the way they live life today.
Author(s): John Burke
ISBN 13: 9780801015267
Pages: 352

Title: Switch On Your Brain: The Key to Peak Happiness, Thinking, and Health

According to researchers, the vast majority--a whopping 75-98 percent--of the illnesses that plague us today are a direct result of our thought life. What we think about truly affects us both physically and emotionally. In fact, fear alone triggers more than 1,400 known physical and chemical responses in our bodies, activating more than thirty different hormones! Today our culture is undergoing an epidemic of toxic thoughts that, left unchecked, create ideal conditions for illnesses.
Author(s): Dr. Caroline Leaf
ISBN 13: 9780801018398
Pages: 240

Title: H Is for Hawk

One of the New York Times Book Review's 10 Best Books of the Year ON MORE THAN 25 BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR LISTS: including TIME (#1 Nonfiction Book), NPR, O, The Oprah Magazine (10 Favorite Books), Vogue (Top 10), Vanity Fair, Washington Post, Boston Globe, Chicago Tribune, Seattle Times, San Francisco Chronicle (Top 10), Miami Herald, St. Louis Post Dispatch, Minneapolis Star Tribune (Top 10), Library Journal (Top 10), Publishers Weekly, Kirkus Reviews, Slate, Shelf Awareness, Book Riot, Amazon (Top 20)
Author(s): Helen Macdonald
ISBN 13: 9780802124739
Pages: 320

Title: The Sympathizer: A Novel

The winner of the 2016 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, compared by critics to the works of Graham Greene, Denis Johnson, and George Orwell, The Sympathizer is a blistering exploration of identity, politics, and America, wrought in electric prose. The narrator, a Vietnamese army captain, is a man of divided loyalties, a half-French, half-Vietnamese communist sleeper agent in America after the end of the Vietnam War. A powerful story of love and friendship, and a gripping espionage novel, The Sympathizer examines the legacy of the Vietnam War in literature, film, and the wars we fight today.
Author(s): Viet Thanh Nguyen
ISBN 13: 9780802124944
Pages: 384
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Title: A Confederacy of Dunces

An obese New Orleans misanthrope who constantly rebukes society, Ignatius Reilly gets a job at his mother's urging but ends up leading a workers' revolt, in a twentieth anniversary edition of the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel. Reprint.
Author(s): John Kennedy Toole
ISBN 13: 9780802130204
Pages: 405
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Title: The Gathering

As nine members of the Hegarty clan gather for the wake of their drowned brother Liam, his sister Veronica remembers the secret he shared with her about what happened in their grandmother's house thirty years ago, a betrayal that spans ...
Author(s): Anne Enright
ISBN 13: 9780802170392
Pages: 260

Title: The Five Love Languages of Children

Does your child speak a different language? Sometimes they wager for your attention, and other times they ignore you completely. Sometimes they are filled with gratitude and affection, and other times they seem totally indifferent. Attitude. Behavior. Development. Everything depends on the love relationship between you and your child. When children feel loved, they do their best. But how can you make sure your child feels loved?

Since 1992, Dr. Gary Chapman's best-selling book The 5 Love Languages has helped millions of  couples develop stronger, more fulfilling relationships by teaching them to speak each others' love language. Each child, too, expresses and receives love through one of five different communication styles. And your love language may be totally different from that of your child. While you are doing all you can to show your child love, he may be hearing it as something completely opposite. Discover your child's primary language and learn what you can do to effectively convey unconditional feelings of respect, affection, and commitment that will resonate in your child's emotions and behavior.

Author(s): Gary Chapman
ISBN 13: 9780802403476
Pages: 224

Title: The 5 Love Languages

Previous edition issued under title: The five love languages for singles.
Author(s): Gary Chapman
ISBN 13: 9780802411402
Pages: 245

Title: The 5 Love Languages

Falling in love is easy. Staying in love that's the challenge! How can you keep your relationship fresh and growing amid the demands, conflicts, and just plain boredom of everyday life? In the #1 New York Times bestseller The 5 Love Languages, you'll discover the secret that has transformed millions of relationships worldwide. Whether your relationship is flourishing or failing, Dr. Gary Chapman's proven approach to showing and receiving love will help you experience deeper and richer levels of intimacy with your partner starting today.
Author(s): Gary Chapman
ISBN 13: 9780802412706
Pages: 208
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Title: Brunelleschis Dome

Brunelleschi's Dome is the story of how a Renaissance genius bent men, materials, and the very forces of nature to build an architectural wonder we continue to marvel at today.
Author(s): Ross King
ISBN 13: 9780802713667
Pages: 192

Title: Dragons Love Tacos

Explores the love dragons have for tacos and the dangers of feeding them anything with spicy salsa. By the award-winning team behind Those Darn Squirrels!
Author(s): Adam Rubin;Daniel Salmieri
ISBN 13: 9780803736801
Pages: 40

Title: Roller Girl

"A graphic novel adventure about a girl who discovers roller derby right as she and her best friend are growing apart"--
Author(s): Victoria Jamieson
ISBN 13: 9780803740167
Pages: 240

Title: Quiet Power

"A discussion of the power of introverts for kids and teens with a focus on school, family life, and friendship"--
Author(s): Susan Cain;Gregory Mone;Erica Moroz
ISBN 13: 9780803740600
Pages: 272

Title: The Book with No Pictures

A #1 New York Times bestseller, this innovative and wildly funny read-aloud by award-winning humorist/actor B.J. Novak will turn any reader into a comedian. You might think a book with no pictures seems boring and serious. Except . . . here’s how books work. Everything written on the page has to be said by the person reading it aloud. Even if the words say . .
Author(s): B.J. Novak
ISBN 13: 9780803741713
Pages: 380

Title: The Complete Guide to Self-Publishing Comics

For those looking to create comics on their own terms, this book provides a road map to success.
Author(s): Comfort Love;Adam Withers
ISBN 13: 9780804137805
Pages: 240

Title: Why Not Me?

In Why Not Me?, Kaling shares her ongoing journey to find contentment and excitement in her adult life, whether it’s falling in love at work, seeking new friendships in lonely places, attempting to be the first person in history to lose weight without any behavior modification whatsoever, or most important, believing that you have a place in Hollywood when you’re constantly reminded that no one looks like you.
Author(s): Mindy Kaling
ISBN 13: 9780804138161
Pages: 240

Title: Personal (with bonus short story Not a Drill): A Jack Reacher Novel

You can leave the army, but the army doesn’t leave you. Not always. Not completely, notes Jack Reacher—and sure enough, the retired military cop is soon pulled back into service. This time, for the State Department and the CIA. Someone has taken a shot at the president of France in the City of Light. The bullet was American. The distance between the gunman and the target was exceptional. How many snipers can shoot from three-quarters of a mile with total confidence? Very few, but John Kott—an American marksman gone bad—is one of them. And after fifteen years in prison, he’s out, unaccounted for, and likely drawing a bead on a G8 summit packed with enough world leaders to tempt any assassin
Author(s): Lee Child
ISBN 13: 9780804178754
Pages: 544
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Title: Make Me

“Why is this town called Mother’s Rest?” That’s all Reacher wants to know. But no one will tell him. It’s a tiny place hidden in a thousand square miles of wheat fields, with a railroad stop, and sullen and watchful people, and a worried woman named Michelle Chang, who mistakes him for someone else: her missing partner in a private investigation she thinks must have started small and then turned lethal. Reacher has no particular place to go, and all the time in the world to get there, and there’s something about Chang . . . so he teams up with her and starts to ask around. He thinks: How bad can this thing be? But before long he’s plunged into a desperate race through LA, Chicago, Phoenix, and San Francisco, and through the hidden parts of the internet, up against thugs and assassins every step of the way—right back to where he started, in Mother’s Rest, where he must confront the worst nightmare he could imagine. Walking away would have been easier. But as always, Reacher’s rule is: If you want me to stop, you’re going to have to make me.
Author(s): Lee Child
ISBN 13: 9780804178792
Pages: 576
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Title: Styled: Secrets for Arranging Rooms, from Tabletops to Bookshelves

It’s easy to find your own style confidence once you know this secret: While decorating can take months and tons of money, styling often takes just minutes. Even a few little tweaks can transform the way your room feels. At the heart of Styled are Emily Henderson’s ten easy steps to styling any space. From editing out what you don’t love to repurposing what you can’t live without to arranging the most eye-catching vignettes on any surface, you’ll learn how to make your own style magic. With Emily’s style diagnostic, insider tips, and more than 1,000 unique ideas from 75 envy-inducing rooms, you’ll soon be styling like you were born to do it.
Author(s): Emily Henderson
ISBN 13: 9780804186278
Pages: 304
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Title: Inspiralized: Turn Vegetables into Healthy, Creative, Satisfying Meals

The definitive cookbook for using a spiralizer: the kitchen gadget that turns vegetables and fruits into imaginative, low-carb dishes. On her wildly popular blog, Inspiralized, Ali Maffucci is revolutionizing healthy eating. Whether you’re low-carb, gluten-free, Paleo, or raw, you don’t have to give up the foods you love. Inspiralized shows you how to transform more than 20 vegetables and fruits into delicious meals that look and taste just like your favorite indulgent originals. Zucchini turns into pesto spaghetti; jicama becomes shoestring fries; sweet potatoes lay the foundation for fried rice; plantains transform into “tortillas” for huevos rancheros. Ali’s recipes for breakfast, snacks, appetizers, sandwiches, soups, salads, casseroles, rices, pastas, and even desserts are easy to follow, hard to mess up, healthful, and completely fresh and flavorful. Best of all, she tells you how to customize them for whatever vegetables you have on hand and whatever your personal goal may be—losing weight, following a healthier lifestyle, or simply making easy meals at home. Here, too, are tons of technical tips and tricks; nutritional information for each dish and every vegetable you can possibly spiralize; and advice for spiralizing whether you’re feeding just yourself, your family, or even a crowd. So bring on a hearty appetite and a sense of adventure—you’re ready to make the most of this secret weapon for healthy cooking.
Author(s): Ali Maffucci
ISBN 13: 9780804186834
Pages: 224
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Title: Shinto the Kami Way

Fifteen photographs, numerous drawings and Dr. Ono's text introduce the reader to two millenia of indigenous Japanese belief in the Kami - the sacred spirits worshipped in Shinto - and in communal life, the way of the Kami.
Author(s): Sokyo Ono;William P. Woodard;Sadao Sakamoto
ISBN 13: 9780804835572
Pages: 128

Title: Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?

Children see a variety of animals, each one a different color, and a teacher looking at them. On board pages.
Author(s): Bill Martin Jr.;Eric Carle
ISBN 13: 9780805047905
Pages: 26

Title: The Commissar Vanishes

A disturbing glimpse into the manipulation of photographs by Stalin shows retouched portraits
Author(s): David King
ISBN 13: 9780805052947
Pages: 192

Title: Getting the Love You Want: A Guide for Couples, 20th Anniversary Edition

Originally published in 1988, Getting the Love You Want has helped millions of couples attain more loving, supportive, and deeply satisfying relationships. The 20th anniversary edition contains extensive revisions to this groundbreaking book, with a new chapter, new exercises, and a foreword detailing Dr. Hendrix’s updated philosophy for eliminating all negativity from couples’ daily interactions, allowing readers of the 2008 edition to benefit from his ongoing discoveries during his last two decades of work.
Author(s): Harville Hendrix
ISBN 13: 9780805087000
Pages: 384

Title: Killing Jesus: A History

<br> Millions of readers have thrilled to bestselling authors Bill O’Reilly and historian Martin Dugard’s <i>Killing Kennedy</i> and <i>Killing Lincoln</i>, page-turning works of nonfiction that have changed the way we read history.&nbsp;Now the anchor of <i>The O’Reilly Factor</i> details the events leading up to the murder of the most influential man in history: Jesus of Nazareth. Nearly two thousand years after this beloved and controversial young revolutionary was brutally killed by Roman soldiers, more than 2.2 billion human beings attempt to follow his teachings and believe he is God. <i>Killing Jesus</i> will take readers inside Jesus’s life, recounting the seismic political and historical events that made his death inevitable - and changed the world forever.
Author(s): Bill O'Reilly
ISBN 13: 9780805098549
Pages: 304
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Title: Mans Search for Meaning

This book has become one of the most influential books in America; it continues to inspire us all to find significance in the very act of living.
Author(s): Viktor E. Frankl;Ilse Lasch;Harold S. Kushner
ISBN 13: 9780807014295
Pages: 165
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Title: Andy Warhol: 365 Takes

Presents a fascinating collection of paintings, ephemera, and personal memorabilia from the collection of Pittsburgh's Andy Warhol Museum, accompanied by commentaries from members of the museum staff and quotes from the artist's own ...
Author(s): Staff of Andy Warhol Museum
ISBN 13: 9780810943292
Pages: 744

Title: The Third Teacher

Written for anyone who has school-age children in their life, from educators and education decision-makers to parents and community activists, this book is intended to ignite a blaze of discussion and initiative about environment as an ...
Author(s): VS Furniture;Bruce Mau Design
ISBN 13: 9780810989986
Pages: 254

Title: Yves Saint Laurent

One of the most distinctive and influential designers of the second half of the twentieth century, Yves Saint Laurent takes his place in the pantheon of French couturiers, alongside Coco Chanel, Christian Dior, and Jeanne Lanvin. Yves Saint Laurent, the first comprehensive retrospective of his life’s work, will accompany an exhibition of some 250 garments from the collection of the Fondation Pierre Bergé–Yves Saint Laurent at the Petit Palais in Paris.
Author(s): Florence Chenoune;Farid Muller
ISBN 13: 9780810996083
Pages: 388
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Title: Vogue: The Covers

Since its first cover on December 17, 1892, Vogue has had people talking. Vogue: The Covers chronicles the extraordinary images that have reflected—and transformed—the world of style for more than 120 years. More than 300 of the most beautiful, provocative, and fashion-forward covers ever produced are highlighted alongside the history and stories behind the covers themselves. Organized in chronological order by decade, Vogue: The Covers begins with the illustrated covers from the magazine’s inception in 1892 and spans the 20th century to the present day, charting the evolution of fashion, art, culture, and photography for the past 120 years. Featuring the work of influential artists—Helmut Newton, Irving Penn, Richard Avedon, Bruce Weber, Herb Ritts, Steven Meisel, Annie Leibovitz, and Mario Testino—the book is a stunning celebration of the magazine and its unparalleled influence.
Author(s): Dodie Kazanjian
ISBN 13: 9780810997684
Pages: 272
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Title: Press Here

Using no special effects other than the reader's imagination, a series of dots multiplies, grows, or changes color by pressing, tilting, or blowing on the previous page.
Author(s): Herve Tullet
ISBN 13: 9780811879545
Pages: 56

Title: Unbroken

Relates the story of a U.S. airman who survived when his bomber crashed into the sea during World War II, spent forty-seven days adrift in the ocean before being rescued by the Japanese Navy, and was held as a prisoner until the end of the ...
Author(s): Laura Hillenbrand
ISBN 13: 9780812974492
Pages: 500
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Title: Buffett

Chronicles Warren Buffett's childhood ambitions, Columbia Business School education, investment strategies, early investments, and affiliation with American Express, Berkshire Hathaway, and ABC.
Author(s): Roger Lowenstein
ISBN 13: 9780812979275
Pages: 482
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Title: Start Something That Matters

Why this book is for you: • You’re ready to make a difference in the world—through your own start-up business, a nonprofit organization, or a new project that you create within your current job. • You want to love your work, work for what you love, and have a positive impact on the world—all at the same time. • You’re inspired by charity: water, method, and FEED Projects and want to learn how these organizations got their start. • You’re curious about how someone who never made a pair of shoes, attended fashion school, or worked in retail created one of the fastest-growing footwear companies in the world by giving shoes away. • You’re looking for a new model of success to share with your children, students, co-workers, and members of your community.
Author(s): Blake Mycoskie
ISBN 13: 9780812981445
Pages: 224
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Title: The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business

Identifies the neurological processes behind behaviors, explaining how self-control and success are largely driven by habits and providing guidelines for achieving personal goals and overall well-being by adjusting specific habits.
Author(s): Charles Duhigg
ISBN 13: 9780812981605
Pages: 383
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Title: Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption

Winner of the NAACP Image Award for Best Nonfiction Time Top 10 Nonfiction Book
Author(s): Bryan Stevenson
ISBN 13: 9780812984965
Pages: 368
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Title: When Breath Becomes Air

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • For readers of Atul Gawande, Andrew Solomon, and Anne Lamott, this inspiring, exquisitely observed memoir finds hope and beauty in the face of insurmountable odds as an idealistic young neurosurgeon attempts to answer the question What makes a life worth living? At the age of thirty-six, on the verge of completing a decade’s worth of training as a neurosurgeon, Paul Kalanithi was diagnosed with stage IV lung cancer. One day he was a doctor treating the dying, and the next he was a patient struggling to live. And just like that, the future he and his wife had imagined evaporated. When Breath Becomes Air chronicles Kalanithi’s transformation from a naïve medical student “possessed,” as he wrote, “by the question of what, given that all organisms die, makes a virtuous and meaningful life” into a neurosurgeon at Stanford working in the brain, the most critical place for human identity, and finally into a patient and new father confronting his own mortality. What makes life worth living in the face of death? What do you do when the future, no longer a ladder toward your goals in life, flattens out into a perpetual present? What does it mean to have a child, to nurture a new life as another fades away? These are some of the questions Kalanithi wrestles with in this profoundly moving, exquisitely observed memoir. Paul Kalanithi died in March 2015, while working on this book, yet his words live on as a guide and a gift to us all. “I began to realize that coming face to face with my own mortality, in a sense, had changed nothing and everything,” he wrote. “Seven words from Samuel Beckett began to repeat in my head: ‘I can’t go on. I’ll go on.’” When Breath Becomes Air is an unforgettable, life-affirming reflection on the challenge of facing death and on the relationship between doctor and patient, from a brilliant writer who became both.
Author(s): Paul Kalanithi;Abraham Verghese
ISBN 13: 9780812988406
Pages: 256
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Title: The Run of His Life

An eye-opening, behind-the-scenes look at the "crime of the century" and the legal proceedings that followed sheds new light on the arrest and trial of O. J. Simpson, the evidence in the case, and the role of the prosecution and defense. ...
Author(s): Jeffrey Toobin
ISBN 13: 9780812988543
Pages: 496

Title: 32 Yolks

"Before he earned his third Michelin star at his iconic restaurant, Le Bernardin, the James Beard Award for Outstanding Chef of the Year, became a regular guest judge on Bravo's Top Chef, even before he knew how to make a proper omelet, ...
Author(s): Eric Ripert;Veronica Chambers
ISBN 13: 9780812992984
Pages: 256

Title: Creativity, Inc.: Overcoming the Unseen Forces That Stand in the Way of True Inspiration

Creativity, Inc. is a manual for anyone who strives for originality and the first-ever, all-access trip into the nerve center of Pixar Animation—into the meetings, postmortems, and “Braintrust” sessions where some of the most successful films in history are made. It is, at heart, a book about creativity—but it is also, as Pixar co-founder and president Ed Catmull writes, “an expression of the ideas that I believe make the best in us possible.” For nearly twenty years, Pixar has dominated the world of animation, producing such beloved films as the Toy Story trilogy, Monsters, Inc., Finding Nemo, The Incredibles, Up, WALL-E, and Inside Out, which have gone on to set box-office records and garner thirty Academy Awards. The joyousness of the storytelling, the inventive plots, the emotional authenticity: In some ways, Pixar movies are an object lesson in what creativity really is. Here, in this book, Catmull reveals the ideals and techniques that have made Pixar so widely admired—and so profitable. As a young man, Ed Catmull had a dream: to make the first computer-animated movie. He nurtured that dream as a Ph.D. student at the University of Utah, where many computer science pioneers got their start, and then forged a partnership with George Lucas that led, indirectly, to his co-founding Pixar in 1986. Nine years later, Toy Story was released, changing animation forever. The essential ingredient in that movie’s success—and in the thirteen movies that followed—was the unique environment that Catmull and his colleagues built at Pixar, based on leadership and management philosophies that protect the creative process and defy convention, such as: • Give a good idea to a mediocre team, and they will screw it up. But give a mediocre idea to a great team, and they will either fix it or come up with something better. • If you don’t strive to uncover what is unseen and understand its nature, you will be ill prepared to lead. • It’s not the manager’s job to prevent risks. It’s the manager’s job to make it safe for others to take them. • The cost of preventing errors is often far greater than the cost of fixing them. • A company’s communication structure should not mirror its organizational structure. Everybody should be able to talk to anybody.
Author(s): Ed Catmull
ISBN 13: 9780812993011
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Title: The Summer Before the War

East Sussex, 1914. It is the end of England’s brief Edwardian summer, and everyone agrees that the weather has never been so beautiful. Hugh Grange, down from his medical studies, is visiting his Aunt Agatha, who lives with her husband in the small, idyllic coastal town of Rye. Agatha’s husband works in the Foreign Office, and she is certain he will ensure that the recent saber rattling over the Balkans won’t come to anything. And Agatha has more immediate concerns; she has just risked her carefully built reputation by pushing for the appointment of a woman to replace the Latin master. When Beatrice Nash arrives with one trunk and several large crates of books, it is clear she is significantly more freethinking—and attractive—than anyone believes a Latin teacher should be. For her part, mourning the death of her beloved father, who has left her penniless, Beatrice simply wants to be left alone to pursue her teaching and writing. But just as Beatrice comes alive to the beauty of the Sussex landscape and the colorful characters who populate Rye, the perfect summer is about to end. For despite Agatha’s reassurances, the unimaginable is coming. Soon the limits of progress, and the old ways, will be tested as this small Sussex town and its inhabitants go to war.
Author(s): Helen Simonson
ISBN 13: 9780812993103
Pages: 496
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Title: Smarter Faster Better: The Secrets of Being Productive in Life and Business

At the core of Smarter Faster Better are eight key productivity concepts from motivation and goal setting to focus and decision making that explain why some people and companies get so much done. Drawing on the latest findings in neuroscience, psychology, and behavioral economics as well as the experiences of CEOs, educational reformers, four-star generals, FBI agents, airplane pilots, and Broadway songwriters this painstakingly researched book explains that the most productive people, companies, and organizations don't merely act differently.
Author(s): Charles Duhigg
ISBN 13: 9780812993394
Pages: 400
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Title: Between the World and Me

A bold and personal literary exploration of America's racial history by "the single best writer on the subject of race in the United States" (The New York Observer) "This is your country, this is your world, this is your body, and you must ...
Author(s): Ta-Nehisi Coates
ISBN 13: 9780812993547
Pages: 152
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Title: Becoming Nicole

By age five, this conflict was tearing Wyatt--and the family--apart. Today, Wyatt is Nicole. She and Jonas are now graduating from high school. This is the story of a journey that could have destroyed a family, but instead united them"--
Author(s): Amy Ellis Nutt
ISBN 13: 9780812995411
Pages: 304

Title: Rising Strong

Social scientist Brené Brown has ignited a global conversation on courage, vulnerability, shame, and worthiness. Her pioneering work uncovered a profound truth: Vulnerability—the willingness to show up and be seen with no guarantee of outcome—is the only path to more love, belonging, creativity, and joy. But living a brave life is not always easy: We are, inevitably, going to stumble and fall. It is the rise from falling that Brown takes as her subject in Rising Strong. As a grounded theory researcher, Brown has listened as a range of people—from leaders in Fortune 500 companies and the military to artists, couples in long-term relationships, teachers, and parents—shared their stories of being brave, falling, and getting back up. She asked herself, What do these people with strong and loving relationships, leaders nurturing creativity, artists pushing innovation, and clergy walking with people through faith and mystery have in common? The answer was clear: They recognize the power of emotion and they’re not afraid to lean in to discomfort. Walking into our stories of hurt can feel dangerous. But the process of regaining our footing in the midst of struggle is where our courage is tested and our values are forged. Our stories of struggle can be big ones, like the loss of a job or the end of a relationship, or smaller ones, like a conflict with a friend or colleague. Regardless of magnitude or circumstance, the rising strong process is the same: We reckon with our emotions and get curious about what we’re feeling; we rumble with our stories until we get to a place of truth; and we live this process, every day, until it becomes a practice and creates nothing short of a revolution in our lives. Rising strong after a fall is how we cultivate wholeheartedness. It’s the process, Brown writes, that teaches us the most about who we are.
Author(s): Bren� Brown
ISBN 13: 9780812995824
Pages: 336
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Title: Millers Valley

"--More, about Rise and Shine "Quindlen's writing . . . wraps the reader in the warmth and familiarity of domestic life."--The Seattle Times, about Every Last One From the Hardcover edition.
Author(s): Anna Quindlen
ISBN 13: 9780812996081
Pages: 272

Title: Understanding Architecture

ÊA comprehensive yet accessible introduction to the elements and historical styles of architectural design, thoroughly illustrated with photos and plan drawings of many of the world's greatest buildings
Author(s): Leland M. Roth;Amanda Roth Clark
ISBN 13: 9780813349039
Pages: 816

Title: Draw 50 Buildings and Other Structures: The Step-by-Step Way to Draw Castles and Cathedrals, Skyscrapers and Bridges, and So Much More...

Draw 50 Buildings and Other Structures teaches aspiring artists how to draw with ease by following simple, step-by-step instructions. Celebrated author Lee J. Ames shows readers how to draw famous structures from all over the world, as well as an igloo, a barn and silo, a windmill, and even a teepee. Ames's illustration style and renowned drawing method has made him a leader in the step-by-step drawing manual, and the 31 books in his Draw 50 series have sold more than three million copies. Ames's instruction allows seasoned artists to refine their technique and guides amateurs to develop their own artistic abilities. Even the youngest artists can draw the tallest, grandest structures. It's easy to construct any type of building when it's done the Draw 50 way.
Author(s): Lee J. Ames
ISBN 13: 9780823086047
Pages: 64
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Title: Dear Pope Francis

In this unprecedented book, questions from children from across the world are presented to Pope Francis and the Pope himself answers each letter.
Author(s): Pope Francis
ISBN 13: 9780829444339
Pages: 76

Title: A Childs First Bible

Simple retellings of Bible stories from the Old and New Testaments, with simple questions at the end of each selection.
Author(s): Kenneth N. Taylor;Nadine Wickenden;Diana Catchpole
ISBN 13: 9780842331746
Pages: 255

Title: Heaven

This is a book about real people with real bodies enjoying close relationships with God and each other, eating, drinking, working, playing, traveling, worshiping, and discovering on a New Earth. Earth as God created it.
Author(s): Randy C. Alcorn
ISBN 13: 9780842379427
Pages: 516

Title: Great Houses of the South

From the bookish if slightly irregular Neoclassicism of Mount Vernon to the aristocratic European splendor of Biltmore, Great Houses of the South documents through vibrant new photography the many manifestations that this mythic, highly ...
Author(s): Laurie Ossman;Steven Brooke
ISBN 13: 9780847833092
Pages: 271

Title: Made in Russia

Offers a survey of commercial products created in Russia during the 1960s and 1970s through photographs and essays that describe the inspiration, design, and consumer success of each product.
Author(s): Michael Idov
ISBN 13: 9780847836055
Pages: 222

Title: From the Land

Author(s): Daniel Platt Gregory;Diane Keaton;Stanley Abercrombie
ISBN 13: 9780847840779
Pages: 437

Title: Suzanne Kasler

Lavishly illustrated, this beautiful second volume profiles a range of Kasler's recent work, from the designer's own exuberant Regency-style house in Atlanta's Buckhead to a family-oriented New England classic stone house in Greenwich and a ...
Author(s): Suzanne Kasler;Christine Pittel
ISBN 13: 9780847841004
Pages: 303

Title: One Mans Folly

When it comes to interiors style, antiques, and Southern vernacular architecture, Furlow Gatewood is a one-of-a-kind classic-this book presents his magical private enclave for the first time.
Author(s): Julia Reed
ISBN 13: 9780847842520
Pages: 223

Title: Jean-Louis Deniot

This book demonstrates a new, sophisticated classical style that is changing the scene for international design and offering inspiration and ideas to decorators, homeowners, and antiques enthusiasts.
Author(s): Diane Dorrans Saeks;Xavier Bejot
ISBN 13: 9780847843329
Pages: 288

Title: India Hicks: Island Style

India Hicks: Island Style invites readers into the charming world of Hibiscus Hill, . Timeless and under-decorated, her designs combine carefree island culture with British colonial form and formality.
Author(s): India Hicks
ISBN 13: 9780847845064
Pages: 221

Title: Out of the Box

"Published on the occasion of the traveling version of the exhibition, Out of the Box: The Rise of Sneaker Culture, co-organized by the American Federation of Arts and the Bata Shoe Museum"--Page 254.
Author(s): Bobbito Garcia;Elizabeth Semmelhack
ISBN 13: 9780847846603
Pages: 256
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Title: Martyn Lawrence Bullard: Design and Decoration

In his second book, Martyn Lawrence Bullard demonstrates how to bring a sense of luxury and glamour into spaces designed for comfort and modern living. As evidenced by the success of Live, Love, & Decorate, Martyn Lawrence Bullard is beloved for his ability to mix a broad range of styles in eclectic, sophisticated, yet always comfortable interiors. His trademark attention to detail, adventurous use of color and texture, and references to history are hallmarks of his style. Known for his commitment to quality, he travels the globe to source the world’s most beautiful objects.
Author(s): Martyn Lawrence Bullard
ISBN 13: 9780847847389
Pages: 240

Title: Past Perfect

The book focuses on Shapiro's two magnificent, much-imitated homes, which provide a broad array of examples related to living graciously with antiques, replicating the aura of antiquity, and the complex challenge of marrying centuries-old ...
Author(s): Richard Shapiro;Mayer Rus
ISBN 13: 9780847847402
Pages: 272

Title: The Gentlemans Farm

This sumptuous volume features gracious country homes that blend the very best of vernacular tradition, classical architecture, and high-style elegance.
Author(s): Laurie Ossman;Debra A. McClane
ISBN 13: 9780847848003
Pages: 272

Title: It's the Little Things: Creating Big Moments in Your Home Through The Stylish Small Stuff

Featuring beautiful design vignettes and arrangements from today’s top designers, Susanna Salk’s It’s the Little Things inspires us to be personal and artful with our decorating choices, creating spaces that reflect our personality. This jewel of a decorating book looks at the design details that make up a room’s decor, the stylish little touches that can help any room transcend the ordinary. Whether through the luxurious trim and tassel of a bedroom curtain, the whimsy of a uniquely upholstered chair in the dining room, a loose but lush visual landscape on an entry hall table, or a deeply personal arrangement of treasures upon a dressing table, this book celebrates how chic design can be when expressed through personal details and provides a wealth of vignettes to inspire home owners and designers.
Author(s): Susanna Salk
ISBN 13: 9780847848072
Pages: 272

Title: The Four Elements of Design

Based on Vicente Wolf's belief that the classical elements--earth, water, air, and fire--form the basic building blocks of great interior design, the book is divided into four sections.
Author(s): Vicente Wolf
ISBN 13: 9780847848157
Pages: 256

Title: Studio Job

Opulent, intricate, and ironic, the work of Studio Job combines an extraordinarily high level of craftsmanship with extreme ornamentation. Studio Job draws from the traditional and the topical, the organic and the artificial.
Author(s): Job Smeets;Glenn Adamson
ISBN 13: 9780847848300
Pages: 256

Title: Stone Houses of the English Countryside

Featuring exceptional photographs from Country Life, the renowned magazine of English country living, Stone Houses of the English Countryside profiles more than fifty of the Cotswolds region’s signature homes, from the earliest medieval stone houses to classic country houses. For more than one hundred years, Country Life magazine has published a weekly article devoted to a country house. Superbly illustrated with specially commissioned photographs, they form an unrivalled archive for lovers of stone houses in England, America, and beyond.
Author(s): Nicholas Mander
ISBN 13: 9780847848461
Pages: 208

Title: Beautiful

The first book from interior designer Mark D. Sikes is a celebration of American style today, showcasing chic and accessible ideas for every home.
Author(s): Mark D. Sikes
ISBN 13: 9780847848928
Pages: 256

Title: Heaven is for Real: A Little Boy's Astounding Story of His Trip to Heaven and Back, Deluxe Edition

Presents the story of the 4-year old son of a Nebraska pastor who during emergency surgery slips from consciousness and enters heaven. When Colton Burpo made it through an emergency appendectomy, his family was overjoyed at his miraculous survival. What they weren’t expecting, though, was the story that emerged in the months that followed―a story as beautiful as it was extraordinary, detailing their little boy’s trip to heaven and back.
Author(s): Todd Burpo
ISBN 13: 9780849948367
Pages: 62
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Title: Walkable City

Presents a plan for American cities that focuses on making downtowns walkable and less attractive to drivers through smart growth and sustainable design.
Author(s): Jeff Speck
ISBN 13: 9780865477728
Pages: 320

Title: The Animator's Survival Kit: A Manual of Methods, Principles and Formulas for Classical, Computer, Games, Stop Motion and Internet Animators

The definitive book on animation, from the Academy Award-winning animator behind Who Framed Roger Rabbit? Animation is one of the hottest areas of filmmaking today--and the master animator who bridges the old generation and the new is Richard Williams. During his fifty years in the business, Williams has been one of the true innovators, winning three Academy Awards and serving as the link between Disney's golden age of animation by hand and the new computer animation exemplified by Toy Story.
Author(s): Richard Williams
ISBN 13: 9780865478978
Pages: 392

Title: The Senior Cohousing Handbook, 2nd Edition

Successful aging requires control of one's life, and this generation of seniors -- the baby boomers -- will find this book holds a compelling vision for their future.
Author(s): Charles Durrett
ISBN 13: 9780865716117
Pages: 320

Title: Picasso Sculpture

Catalog of an exhibition held at The Museum of Modern Art, New York, September 14, 2015-February 7, 2016.
Author(s): Ann Temkin;Anne Umland
ISBN 13: 9780870709746
Pages: 352
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Title: Brilliant Beacons: A History of the American Lighthouse 1st Edition

In a work rich in maritime lore and brimming with original historical detail, Eric Jay Dolin, the best-selling author of Leviathan, presents an epic history of American lighthouses, telling the story of America through the prism of its beloved coastal sentinels. Set against the backdrop of an expanding nation, Brilliant Beacons traces the evolution of America's lighthouse system from its earliest days, highlighting the political, military, and technological battles fought to illuminate the nation's hardscrabble coastlines. Beginning with "Boston Light," America's first lighthouse, Dolin shows how the story of America, from colony to regional backwater, to fledging nation, and eventually to global industrial power, can be illustrated through its lighthouses.
Author(s): Eric Jay Dolin
ISBN 13: 9780871406682
Pages: 560

Title: Seven Days in Syria

Once in a decade comes an account of war that promises to be a classic.
Author(s): Janine Di Giovanni
ISBN 13: 9780871407139
Pages: 288

Title: Professional Real Estate Development

Thoroughly updated, this new edition includes numerous case studies of actual projects as well as small-scale examples that are ideal for anyone new to real estate development.
Author(s): Richard B. Peiser;David Hamilton
ISBN 13: 9780874201635
Pages: 404
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Title: Teaching Little Fingers to Play: A Book for the Earliest Beginner

A series for the early beginner combining rote and note approach. The melodies are written with careful thought and are kept as simple as possible, yet they are refreshingly delightful. All the music lies within the grasp of the child's small hands.
Author(s): John Thompson
ISBN 13: 9780877180203
Pages: 40

Title: National Electrical Code 2011

Presents the latest electrical regulation code that is applicable for electrical wiring and equipment installation for all buildings, covering emergency situations, owner liability, and procedures for ensuring public and workplace safety.
Author(s): National Fire Protection Association
ISBN 13: 9780877659143
Pages: 870

Title: Build Your Own Underground Root Cellar

There are now more than 170 titles in this series, and their remarkable popularity reflects the common desire of country and city dwellers alike to cultivate personal independence in everyday life.
Author(s): Phyllis Hobson
ISBN 13: 9780882662909
Pages: 32

Title: Timber Frame Construction

Discusses the basic tools and techniques of timber framing and provides instructions for building timber frame houses, sheds, barns, and garages If you have only dreamed about the beauty of building with timbers, this book will open your ...
Author(s): Jack Sobon;Roger Schroeder
ISBN 13: 9780882663654
Pages: 204

Title: Adult all-in-one course

Alfred's Basic Adult All-in-One Course is designed for the beginner looking for a truly complete piano course that includes lesson, theory, technic and popular repertoire in one convenient, all-in-one book.
Author(s): Willard A. Palmer;Morton Manus;Amanda Vick Lethco
ISBN 13: 9780882848181
Pages: 144

Title: The Norman Rockwell Treasury

Norman Rockwell’s works have always enchanted America with their clear-eyed and humorous picture of life in the country’s heartland: here are the very best of them, from the Saturday Evening Post covers to The Four Freedoms, a series of paintings done during World War II. Every image still exudes its fresh charm, unsullied by sentimentality: Santa, napping as the elves scurry about him and finish Christmas preparations; Grandma placing a large Thanksgiving turkey on the table, surrounded by her smiling family; a mother, stepping out of a slightly run-down apartment building with arms joyfully outstretched to greet her son, newly returned from the war.
Author(s): Thomas S. Buechner
ISBN 13: 9780883654118
Pages: 216

Title: The 22 Immutable Laws of Marketing: Violate Them at Your Own Risk!

There are laws of nature, so why shouldn't there be laws of marketing? As Al Ries and Jack Trout—the world-renowned marketing consultants and bestselling authors of Positioning—note, you can build an impressive airplane, but it will never leave the ground if you ignore the laws of physics, especially gravity. Why then, they ask, shouldn't there also be laws of marketing that must be followed to launch and maintain winning brands? In The 22 Immutable Laws of Marketing, Ries and Trout offer a compendium of twenty-two innovative rules for understanding and succeeding in the international marketplace. From the Law of Leadership, to The Law of the Category, to The Law of the Mind, these valuable insights stand the test of time and present a clear path to successful products. Violate them at your own risk.
Author(s): Al Ries
ISBN 13: 9780887306662
Pages: 143
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Title: Getting to Maybe

If you don’t know how to play 'Czar of the Universe' on law school exams (or why), get this book. And if you do want to learn how to think like a lawyer—a good one—get this book.
Author(s): Richard Michael Fischl;Jeremy R. Paul
ISBN 13: 9780890897607
Pages: 348

Title: Rapid Interpretation of EKGs

A caption explains the concept illustrated on each page, and a few simple sentences reinforce the concept with interactive ("programmed") learning, which links to the following page. --from publisher description.
Author(s): Dale Dubin
ISBN 13: 9780912912066
Pages: 368

Title: Love You Forever

A young woman holds her newborn son And looks at him lovingly. Softly she sings to him: "I'll love you forever I'll like you for always As long as I'm living My baby you'll be." So begins the story that has touched the hearts of millions worldwide. Since publication in l986, Love You Forever has sold more than 15 million copies in paperback and the regular hardcover edition..
Author(s): Robert Munsch
ISBN 13: 9780920668368
Pages: 32

Title: Love You Forever

As her son grows up from little boy to adult man, a mother secretly rocks him each night as he sleeps. A young woman holds her newborn son And looks at him lovingly. Softly she sings to him: "I'll love you forever I'll like you for always As long as I'm living My baby you'll be." So begins the story that has touched the hearts of millions worldwide. Since publication in 1986, Love You Forever has sold more than 15 million copies in paperback and the regular hardcover edition (as well as hundreds of thousands of copies in Spanish and French).
Author(s): Robert N. Munsch;Sheila McGraw
ISBN 13: 9780920668375
Pages: 32
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Title: Mütter Museum

A lavishly illustrated collection of historical medical photographs from the archives of the renowned Philadelphia museum focuses on rare and unseen pieces taken as physician records between the 1860s and 1940s.
Author(s): Laura Lindgren
ISBN 13: 9780922233281
Pages: 223

Title: The Complete Book of Essential Oils and Aromatherapy

A necessary resource for anyone interested in alternative approaches to healing, this book contains more than 600 easy-to-follow recipes for essential oil treatments and aromatherapy.
Author(s): Valerie Ann Worwood
ISBN 13: 9780931432828
Pages: 423

Title: Tiny Homes: Simple Shelter

There's a grassroots movement in tiny homes these days. The real estate collapse, the economic downturn, burning out on 12-hour workdays -- many people are rethinking their ideas about shelter -- seeking an alternative to high rents, or a lifelong mortgage debt to a bank on an overpriced home
Author(s): Lloyd Kahn
ISBN 13: 9780936070520
Pages: 224

Title: Tiny Homes on the Move

Depicts, in photos and stories, modern-day nomads who live in vans, pickup trucks, buses, trailers and on boats who enjoy all the comforts of home with the ability to pick up and travel somewhere else at a moment's notice.
Author(s): Lloyd Kahn
ISBN 13: 9780936070629
Pages: 211

Title: Emotional Intelligence 2.0

<p class="null1">For the first time ever in a book, Drs. Travis Bradberry and Jean Greaves unveil TalentSmart’s revolutionary program to help people identify their EQ skills, build these skills into strengths, and enjoy consistent performance in the pursuit of important life objectives.</p> <p>The book contains proven strategies from a decade-long effort to accurately measure and increase emotional intelligence. Trusted by upper-echelon leaders inside companies worldwide, these strategies will enable you to capitalize on the skills responsible for 58% of performance in all types of jobs.</p> <p class="null1">The new, enhanced online edition of the world’s bestselling emotional intelligence test, the Emotional Intelligence Appraisal®, will show you where your EQ stands today and what you can do to begin maximizing it immediately.</p> <p>Rooted in sound research involving more than 500,000 responses, this new edition of the test will:</p> <p>—Pinpoint which of the book’s 66 emotional intelligence strategies will increase your EQ the most.</p> <p>—Reveal the specific behaviors responsible for your EQ scores.</p> <p>—Allow you to test yourself a second time to measure how much your EQ has increased from your efforts.</p> <p>The book’s smooth narrative style turns rigorous research into memorable stories and practical strategies that anyone can use to his or her advantage.</p> <p class="null1">With 90% of top performers high in EQ, and EQ twice as important as IQ in getting where you want to go in life, who can afford to ignore it?</p>
Author(s): Travis Bradberry
ISBN 13: 9780974320625
Pages: 192
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Title: The Coaching Habit

In The Coaching Habit, coaching becomes a regular, informal part of your day so managers and their teams can wok less hard and have more impact.
Author(s): Michael Bungay-Stanier
ISBN 13: 9780978440749
Pages: 242
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Title: Starting Strength

Author(s): Mark Rippetoe;Lon Kilgore
ISBN 13: 9780982522738
Pages: 347

Title: Practical Programming for Strength Training

3rd edition
Author(s): Mark Rippetoe;Andy Baker (Powerlifter)
ISBN 13: 9780982522752
Pages: 256

Title: Super Duper Safety School: Safety Rules For Kids & Grown-Ups!

Parents always want to know how they can teach their children about personal safety without instilling fear and yet still get the important message across. Pattie Fitzgerald has taken her highly regarded children’s curriculum and created “Super Duper Safety School” to do just that.
Author(s): Pattie Fitzgerald
ISBN 13: 9780984747214
Pages: 42

Title: Cracking the Coding Interview: 189 Programming Questions and Solutions

This is a deeply technical book and focuses on the software engineering skills to ace your interview. The book includes 189 programming interview questions and answers, as well as other advice.
Author(s): Gayle Laakmann McDowell
ISBN 13: 9780984782857
Pages: 708

Title: The Phoenix Project

The company's new IT initiative, code named Phoenix Project, is critical to the future of Parts Unlimited, but the project is massively over budget and very late.
Author(s): Gene Kim;Kevin Behr;George Spafford
ISBN 13: 9780988262508
Pages: 384

Title: Tony Northrup's DSLR Book: How to Create Stunning Digital Photography

Stunning Digital Photography is much more than a book; it's a hands-on, self-paced photography class with over 12 hours of online training videos and free help from the author and other readers. That's why award-winning author and photographer Tony Northrup's book is the #1 photography e-book with over 100,000 readers.
Author(s): Tony Northrup
ISBN 13: 9780988263406
Pages: 241

Title: Go Pro

Over twenty years ago at a company convention, Eric Worre had an aha moment that changed his life forever. At that event he made the decision to Go Pro and become a Network Marketing expert. Since that time, he has focused on developing the skills to do just that. In doing so, Eric has touched and been touched by hundreds of thousands of people around the world. Now he shares his wisdom in a guide that will ignite your passion for this profession and help you make the decision to Go Pro and create the life of your dreams. In this definitive guidebook, you will learn to: -Find prospects -Invite them to your product or opportunity -Present your product -Follow up with your prospects -Help them become customers or distributors -Help them get started right -Grow your team by promoting events -And much, much more. Eric's wish is for you to make the decision to become a Network Marketing Professional. For you to truly Go Pro. Because it is a stone-cold fact that Network Marketing is a better way. Now let's go tell the world.
Author(s): Eric Worre
ISBN 13: 9780988667907
Pages: 149
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Title: Selling Art Online

Everything here is simple, but nothing is easy. You will work your butt off, especially at first, but as they say in gambling, "the juice is worth the squeeze." It will be hard, and you will love it. This book gives you freedom.
Author(s): Dave Conrey
ISBN 13: 9780990442103
Pages: 82

Title: CyberStorm

ometimes the worst storms aren't from Mother Nature, and sometimes the worst nightmares aren't the ones in our heads. Mike Mitchell, an average New Yorker already struggling to keep his family together, suddenly finds himself fighting just to keep them alive when an increasingly bizarre string of disasters start appearing on the world's news networks. As the world and cyberworld come crashing down, bending perception and reality, a monster snowstorm cuts New York off from the world, turning it into a wintry tomb where nothing is what it seems...
Author(s): Matthew Mather
ISBN 13: 9780991677191
Pages: 362
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Title: Soviet Bus Stops

Photographer Christopher Herwig first noticed the unusual architecture of Soviet-era bus stops during a 2002 long-distance bike ride from London to St. Petersburg. Challenging himself to take one good photograph every hour, Herwig began to notice surprisingly designed bus stops on otherwise deserted stretches of road. Twelve years later, Herwig had covered more than 18,000 miles in 14 countries of the former Soviet Union, traveling by car, bike, bus and taxi to hunt down and document these bus stops.
Author(s): Christopher Herwig
ISBN 13: 9780993191107
Pages: 192

Title: Quieting Your Heart: 6-Month Bible-Study Journal

Quieting Your Heart: 6-Month Bible-Study Journal is designed to draw you closer to God as you dig into His Word. The whimsical illustrations throughout make this journal a precious keepsake you'll want to hold on to. Unlike the popular Quieting Your Heart Prayer Journal, this journal is exclusively for Bible study providing space to...
Author(s): Darlene Schacht
ISBN 13: 9780995056701
Pages: 192

Title: The Lady in Gold

Shares the dramatic and fantastical events that shaped the creation of the Austrian Symbolist painter's most famous portrait, covering such topics as the story of the beautiful Viennese Jewish salon hostess who was his model, contributing ...
Author(s): Anne-Marie OConnor
ISBN 13: 9781101873120
Pages: 349

Title: In the Unlikely Event

Early reviewers have already weighed in: "Like many family stories, this one is not without its life-changing secrets and surprises. There is no surprise that the book is smoothly written, and its story compelling.
Author(s): Judy Blume
ISBN 13: 9781101873984
Pages: 512
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Title: Lab Girl

Here is an eloquent demonstration of what can happen when you find the stamina, passion, and sense of sacrifice needed to make a life out of what you truly love, as you discover along the way the person you were meant to be.
Author(s): Hope Jahren
ISBN 13: 9781101874936
Pages: 304
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Title: Green Metropolis

Full of the natural history of the parks along with interesting historical facts and interviews with caretakers, guides, local residents, guardians, and visitors, this beautifully illustrated book is a treasure trove of information about ...
Author(s): Elizabeth Barlow Rogers
ISBN 13: 9781101875537
Pages: 240

Title: Written in My Own Hearts Blood

In her now classic novel Outlander, Diana Gabaldon told the story of Claire Randall, an English ex-combat nurse who walks through a stone circle in the Scottish Highlands in 1946, and disappears . . . into 1743. The story unfolded from there in seven bestselling novels, and CNN has called it “a grand adventure written on a canvas that probes the heart, weighs the soul and measures the human spirit across [centuries].” Now the story continues in Written in My Own Heart’s Blood. 1778: France declares war on Great Britain, the British army leaves Philadelphia, and George Washington’s troops leave Valley Forge in pursuit. At this moment, Jamie Fraser returns from a presumed watery grave to discover that his best friend has married his wife, his illegitimate son has discovered (to his horror) who his father really is, and his beloved nephew, Ian, wants to marry a Quaker. Meanwhile, Jamie’s wife, Claire, and his sister, Jenny, are busy picking up the pieces.
Author(s): Diana Gabaldon
ISBN 13: 9781101884249
Pages: 1152
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Title: Trim Healthy Mama Plan

Based on the New York Times bestselling, self-published book Trim Healthy Mama comes a simplified, practical guide to starting and succeeding this unique fad-free diet that teaches readers to stop cravings and boost energy while losing ...
Author(s): Pearl Barrett;Serene Allison
ISBN 13: 9781101902639
Pages: 336

Title: Trim Healthy Mama Cookbook

A companion cookbook to the New York Times bestselling Trim Healthy Mama and Trim Healthy Mama Plan with more than 250 simple, healthy recipes.
Author(s): Pearl Barrett;Serene Allison
ISBN 13: 9781101902660
Pages: 512

Title: Cravings

Maybe she s on a photo shoot in Zanzibar. Maybe she s making people laugh on TV. But all Chrissy Teigen really wants to do is talk about dinner. Or breakfast. Lunch gets some love, too.
Author(s): Chrissy Teigen;Adeena Sussman
ISBN 13: 9781101903919
Pages: 240
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Title: The Silk Roads

In an increasingly globalized planet, where current events in Asia and the Middle East dominate the world's attention, this magnificent work of history is very much a work of our times"--
Author(s): Peter Frankopan
ISBN 13: 9781101946329
Pages: 672
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Title: Brave Enough

From the best-selling author of Wild, a collection of quotes--drawn from the wide range of her writings--that capture her wisdom, courage, and outspoken humor, presented in a gift-sized package that's as irresistible to give as it is to receive. Around the world, thousands of people have found inspiration in the words of Cheryl Strayed, who in her three prior books and in her "Dear Sugar" columns has shared the twists and trials of her remarkable life. Her honesty, spirit, and ample supply of tough love have enabled many of us, even in the darkest hours, to somehow put one foot in front of the other--and be brave enough.
Author(s): Cheryl Strayed
ISBN 13: 9781101946909
Pages: 160

Title: George R. R. Martins Official A Game of Thrones Coloring Book

ALL MEN MUST DRAW In a world where weddings are red, fire is green, and debts are paid in gold, countless images leap off the page thanks to the eye-popping intricacy of the vivid settings and details. Now, for the first time, fans of this blockbuster saga can fill in the blanks and marvel as this meticulously imagined universe comes to life, one sword, sigil, and castle at a time. With dozens of stunning original black-and-white illustrations from world-renowned illustrators Yvonne Gilbert, John Howe, Tomislav Tomić, Adam Stower, and Levi Pinfold, this unique collector’s item expands the reach of an international phenomenon with flying colors.
Author(s): George R. R. Martin
ISBN 13: 9781101965764
Pages: 96
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Title: Blockchain Revolution: How the Technology Behind Bitcoin Is Changing Money, Business, and the World

Blockchain is the ingeniously simple, revolution­ary protocol that allows transactions to be simul­taneously anonymous and secure by maintaining a tamperproof public ledger of value. Though it’s the technology that drives bitcoin and other digital cur­rencies, the underlying framework has the potential to go far beyond these and record virtually everything of value to humankind, from birth and death certifi­cates to insurance claims and even votes. Why should you care? Maybe you’re a music lover who wants artists to make a living off their art. Or a consumer who wants to know where that hamburger meat really came from. Perhaps you’re an immigrant who’s sick of paying big fees to send money home to loved ones. Or an entrepreneur looking for a new platform to build a business.
Author(s): Don Tapscott
ISBN 13: 9781101980132
Pages: 368
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Title: My Voice: A Memoir

In her current reign at Power 105.1 and for nearly two decades at New York’s Hot 97, Angie Martinez has had one of the highest rated radio shows in the country. After working her way up as an intern, she burst on the scene as a young female jock whose on-air “Battle of the Beats” segment broke records and became a platform for emerging artists like a young Jay Z. Angie quickly became known for intimate, high-profile interviews, mediating feuds between artists, and taking on the most controversial issues in hip hop. At age twenty-five, at the height of the East Coast/West Coast rap war, Angie was summoned by Tupac Shakur for what would be his last no-holds-barred interview—which has never aired in its entirety and which she’s never discussed in detail—until now.
Author(s): Angie Martinez
ISBN 13: 9781101990339
Pages: 288

Title: HTML and CSS

This book is for Web designers and programmers Online editors and content editors Marketing & e-commerce managers Bloggers and hobbyists You'll learn to Write HTML and CSS3 Structure web pages and sites Prepare images, audio, and video ...
Author(s): Jon Duckett
ISBN 13: 9781118008188
Pages: 512

Title: Fundamentals of Building Construction

This Sixth Edition has been fully updated and includes: More than 200 new or updated illustrations and photographs, as well as 70 new photorealistic renderings The latest innovations in glass, concrete, wood, and other materials Updated ...
Author(s): Edward Allen;Joseph Iano
ISBN 13: 9781118138915
Pages: 1007

Title: Make Space

"If you are determined to encourage creativity and provide a collaborative environment that will bring out the best in people, you will want this book by your side at all times.
Author(s): Scott Doorley;Scott Witthoft
ISBN 13: 9781118143728
Pages: 272

Title: Building Construction Illustrated

"This new edition of the revered classic remains as relevant as ever, providing the latest information in Francis D.K. Ching's signature style.
Author(s): Francis D. K. Ching
ISBN 13: 9781118458341
Pages: 480

Title: JavaScript and JQuery

This book will teach you how to make your websites more interactive, engaging, and usable. It does this by combining programming theory with examples that demonstrate how JavaScript and jQuery are used on popular sites.
Author(s): Jon Duckett
ISBN 13: 9781118531648
Pages: 640
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Title: AutoCAD 2014 For Dummies

Put away that pencil and paper and start putting the power of AutoCAD 2014 to work in your CAD projects and designs. From setting up your drawing environment to using text, dimensions, hatching, and more, this guide walks you through AutoCAD basics and provides you with a solid understanding of the latest CAD tools and techniques. You’ll also benefit from the full-color illustrations that mirror exactly what you’ll see on your AutoCAD 2014 screen and highlight the importance of AutoCAD’s Model view, which shows different line weights for printing in different colors.
Author(s): Bill Fane
ISBN 13: 9781118603970
Pages: 544

Title: Web Design with HTML, CSS, JavaScript and jQuery Set

A handy two-book set that uniquely combines related technologies Highly visual format and accessible language makes these books highly effective learning tools Perfect for beginning web designers and front-end developers
Author(s): Jon Duckett
ISBN 13: 9781118907443
Pages: 1152

Title: Architectural Graphic Standards

Architectural Graphic Standards features: Key architectural design and production processes—functional planning, environmental assessment, building resiliency, and architectural construction documentation Thorough coverage of materials: ...
Author(s): American Institute of Architects
ISBN 13: 9781118909508
Pages: 1100

Title: Windows 10 For Seniors For Dummies

If you're a first-time, over-50 Windows 10 user looking for an authoritative, accessible guide to the basics of this new operating system, look no further than Windows 10 For Seniors For Dummies. Written by an all-around tech guru and the coauthor of Windows 8.1 For Seniors For Dummies, it cuts through confusing jargon and covers just what you need to know: navigating the interface with a mouse or a touchscreen, customizing the desktop, managing printers and other external devices, setting up and connecting to simple networks, and storing files in the Cloud. Plus, you'll find helpful instructions on sending and receiving email, uploading, editing, and downloading pictures, listening to music, playing games, and so much more. Whether you're upgrading to the new Windows 10 operating system with the hopes of keeping in touch with loved ones via webcam or instant messenger, viewing videos, or simply making your life more organized and streamlined, all the guidance you need to make the most of Windows 10 is at your fingertips.
Author(s): Peter Weverka
ISBN 13: 9781119038597
Pages: 336

Title: CISSP Certified Information Systems Security Professional Study Guide

This Sybex Study Guide covers 100% of all exam objectives.
Author(s): James M. Stewart;Mike Chapple;Darril Gibson
ISBN 13: 9781119042716
Pages: 1104

Title: QuickBooks 2016 For Dummies

The perennial bestseller on QuickBooks—now covering QuickBooks 2016 If you're like most people involved with a small business, accounting is the last thing you want to spend a lot of time on. Luckily, QuickBooks 2016 For Dummies makes it easy to keep your finances under control so you can concentrate on other aspects of your business. In no time, you'll find out how to populate QuickBooks lists, create invoices and credit memos, record a sales receipt, track sales and inventory, pay bills, process payroll, track business checkbooks and credit cards, and so much more.
Author(s): Stephen L. Nelson
ISBN 13: 9781119126102
Pages: 408

Title: Building Codes Illustrated

This new fifth edition has been fully updated to align with the 2015 IBC, with changes clearly highlighted for quick reference and easy navigation.
Author(s): Francis D. K. Ching;Steven R. Winkel
ISBN 13: 9781119150923
Pages: 448

Title: Hey, Whipple, Squeeze This

Advertising is in the midst of a massive upheaval, and while creativity is still king, it's not nearly enough. This book is an essential resource for advertising professionals who need up-to-date digital skills to reach the modern consumer.
Author(s): Luke Sullivan;Edward Boches
ISBN 13: 9781119164005
Pages: 448

Title: The Ideal Team Player

"Pat Lencioni tells this story with simplicity, common sense, and amazing wisdom.
Author(s): Patrick M. Lencioni
ISBN 13: 9781119209591
Pages: 240
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Title: CEH V9

This DoD 8570.1-compliant study guide from Sybex includes: Full coverage of all exam topics in a systematic approach, so you can be confident you're getting the instruction you need for the exam Practical hands-on exercises to reinforce ...
Author(s): Oriyano
ISBN 13: 9781119252245
Pages: 550

Title: Big Little House

While part of a trend to address growing concerns about minimising consumption and lack of affordable housing, the book demonstrates that small dwellings are not always simply the result of budget constraints but constitute a deliberate ...
Author(s): Donna Kacmar
ISBN 13: 9781138024205
Pages: 208

Title: The Wizard of Oz

In this fascinating reinterpretation of L. Frank Baum's "The Wizard of Oz," artist Graham Rawle has stripped the epic story about Dorothy's journey to Oz of all remnants of Hollywood iconography.
Author(s): L. Frank Baum
ISBN 13: 9781169249516
Pages: 118

Title: The Hidden White House

This unrivaled story of political ambition and technical skill chronicles the biggest home-improvement job the nation had ever seen in 1948 when President Harry Truman, after almost falling through the ceiling in a bathtub, decided to ...
Author(s): Robert Klara
ISBN 13: 9781250000279
Pages: 384

Title: Humans of New York

Now an instant #1 New York Times bestseller, Humans of New York began in the summer of 2010, when photographer Brandon Stanton set out to create a photographic census of New York City. Armed with his camera, he began crisscrossing the city, covering thousands of miles on foot, all in an attempt to capture New Yorkers and their stories. The result of these efforts was a vibrant blog he called "Humans of New York," in which his photos were featured alongside quotes and anecdotes.
Author(s): Brandon Stanton
ISBN 13: 9781250038821
Pages: 304

Title: Humans of New York: Stories

Humans of New York: Stories presents a whole new group of people in stunning photographs, with a rich design and, most importantly, longer stories that delve deeper and surprise with greater candor.
Author(s): Brandon Stanton
ISBN 13: 9781250058904
Pages: 432

Title: The Auctioneer

Movie stars, musicians, and athletes compete with hedge funders and billionaires for the great art, and Simon is their pied piper; he wants to turn the world onto art and this book will be his message.
Author(s): Simon de Pury
ISBN 13: 9781250059789
Pages: 240

Title: Invision

Think you have a lot of pressure on your shoulders?
Author(s): Sherrilyn Kenyon
ISBN 13: 9781250063885
Pages: 368

Title: How Not to Die: Discover the Foods Scientifically Proven to Prevent and Reverse Disease

From the physician behind the wildly popular website, How Not to Die reveals the groundbreaking scientific evidence behind the only diet that can prevent and reverse many of the causes of disease-related death. The vast majority of premature deaths can be prevented through simple changes in diet and lifestyle. In How Not to Die, Dr. Michael Greger, the internationally-renowned nutrition expert, physician, and founder of, examines the fifteen top causes of premature death in America-heart disease, various cancers, diabetes, Parkinson's, high blood pressure, and more-and explains how nutritional and lifestyle interventions can sometimes trump prescription pills and other pharmaceutical and surgical approaches, freeing us to live healthier lives. The simple truth is that most doctors are good at treating acute illnesses but bad at preventing chronic disease. The fifteen leading causes of death claim the lives of 1.6 million Americans annually. This doesn't have to be the case. By following Dr. Greger's advice, all of it backed up by strong scientific evidence, you will learn which foods to eat and which lifestyle changes to make to live longer. History of prostate cancer in your family? Put down that glass of milk and add flaxseed to your diet whenever you can. Have high blood pressure? Hibiscus tea can work better than a leading hypertensive drug-and without the side effects. Fighting off liver disease? Drinking coffee can reduce liver inflammation. Battling breast cancer? Consuming soy is associated with prolonged survival. Worried about heart disease (the number 1 killer in the United States)? Switch to a whole-food, plant-based diet, which has been repeatedly shown not just to prevent the disease but often stop it in its tracks. In addition to showing what to eat to help treat the top fifteen causes of death, How Not to Die includes Dr. Greger's Daily Dozen -a checklist of the twelve foods we should consume every day.Full of practical, actionable advice and surprising, cutting edge nutritional science, these doctor's orders are just what we need to live longer, healthier lives.
Author(s): Michael Greger;Gene Stone
ISBN 13: 9781250066114
Pages: 576
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Title: Raw. Vegan. Not Gross.

Eschewing a strict or dogmatic approach to raw veganism, Laura's self-deprecating humor, candor about issues of food and body-image, and infectious enthusiasm make her the ideal guide and travel companion for people who want to fall back in ...
Author(s): Laura Miller
ISBN 13: 9781250066909
Pages: 224
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Title: Extreme Ownership: How U.S. Navy SEALs Lead and Win

This book explains the SEAL leadership concepts crucial to accomplishing the most difficult missions in combat and how to apply them to any group, team, or organization. Sent to the most violent battlefield in Iraq, Jocko Willink and Leif Babin’s SEAL task unit faced a seemingly impossible mission: help U.S. forces secure Ramadi, a city deemed “all but lost.” In gripping firsthand accounts of heroism, tragic loss, and hard-won victories in SEAL Team Three’s Task Unit Bruiser, they learned that leadership&#8213;at every level&#8213;is the most important factor in whether a team succeeds or fails.Willink and Babin returned home from deployment and instituted SEAL leadership training that helped forge the next generation of SEAL leaders. After departing the SEAL Teams, they launched Echelon Front, a company that teaches these same leadership principles to businesses and organizations. From promising startups to Fortune 500 companies, Babin and Willink have helped scores of clients across a broad range of industries build their own high-performance teams and dominate their battlefields. Now, detailing the mind-set and principles that enable SEAL units to accomplish the most difficult missions in combat, Extreme Ownership shows how to apply them to any team, family or organization. Each chapter focuses on a specific topic such as Cover and Move, Decentralized Command, and Leading Up the Chain, explaining what they are, why they are important, and how to implement them in any leadership environment. A compelling narrative with powerful instruction and direct application, Extreme Ownership revolutionizes business management and challenges leaders everywhere to fulfill their ultimate purpose: lead and win.
Author(s): Jocko Willink;Leif Babin
ISBN 13: 9781250067050
Pages: 320
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Title: Your Babys First Word Will Be DADA

Jimmy Fallon, host of NBC's The Tonight Show, is also a father and his hilarious picture book reveals what everyone already knows: that fathers wage a secret campaign to ensure that their babies' first word is “Dada!” Here he shows us ...
Author(s): Jimmy Fallon
ISBN 13: 9781250071811
Pages: 34

Title: Good for the Money

Legendary CEO Robert Benmosche's astonishing memoir, detailing how he pulled AIG back from the brink of bankruptcy and engineered one of history's most remarkable corporate turnarounds.
Author(s): Bob Benmosche
ISBN 13: 9781250072184
Pages: 288

Title: The Inquisition

Fletcher and his demon must prove themselves as warriors and heroes in this sequel to The Novice.
Author(s): Taran Matharu
ISBN 13: 9781250076311
Pages: 368

Title: Furiously Happy

This is a book about embracing everything that makes us who we are - the beautiful and the flawed - and then using it to find joy in fantastic and outrageous ways. Because as Jenny's mom says, "Maybe 'crazy' isn't so bad after all.
Author(s): Jenny Lawson
ISBN 13: 9781250077004
Pages: 352

Title: Im Fascinated by Sacrifice Flies

In the aftermath of the Steroid Era that stained the game of baseball, at a time when so many players are so rich and therefore have a sense of entitlement that they haven't earned, ESPN baseball commentator Tim Kurkjian shows readers how ...
Author(s): Tim Kurkjian
ISBN 13: 9781250077936
Pages: 256
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Title: You Don't Have to Be a Shark: Creating Your Own Success

Many people assume that effective sales ability demands a unique personality and an aggressive attitude. It's not true, and Robert Herjavec is proof. Known as the "Nice Shark" on the ABC's Emmy Award-winning hit show SHARK TANK, Robert Herjavec is loved by viewers, who respond to his affable nature. He has developed an honest and genuine approach to life and selling that has set him apart from his cut-throat colleagues, and rewarded him with a degree of wealth measured in hundreds of millions of dollars.
Author(s): Robert Herjavec
ISBN 13: 9781250092236
Pages: ooks#volumes
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Title: Untitled

Author(s): Anonymous
ISBN 13: 9781250096937
Pages: 256

Title: One with You

Heartbreakingly and seductively poignant, One with You is the breathlessly awaited finale to the Crossfire saga, the searing love story that has captivated millions of readers worldwide.
Author(s): Sylvia Day
ISBN 13: 9781250109309
Pages: 480
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Title: CompTIA A+ Certification All-in-One Exam Guide, Ninth Edition (Exams 220-901 & 220-902)

This bestselling on-the-job reference and test preparation guide has been fully revised for the new 2015 CompTIA A+ exam objectives Written by the leading authority on CompTIA A+ certification and training, this self-study book and CD has ...
Author(s): Mike Meyers
ISBN 13: 9781259589515
Pages: 1632

Title: Harry Potter and the Cursed Child - Parts I & II (Special Rehearsal Edition): The Official Script Book of the Original West End Production

The Eighth Story. Nineteen Years Later. Based on an original new story by J.K. Rowling, Jack Thorne and John Tiffany, a new play by Jack Thorne, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child is the eighth story in the Harry Potter series and the first official Harry Potter story to be presented on stage. The play will receive its world premiere in London’s West End on July 30, 2016. It was always difficult being Harry Potter and it isn’t much easier now that he is an overworked employee of the Ministry of Magic, a husband and father of three school-age children. While Harry grapples with a past that refuses to stay where it belongs, his youngest son Albus must struggle with the weight of a family legacy he never wanted. As past and present fuse ominously, both father and son learn the uncomfortable truth: sometimes, darkness comes from unexpected places."
Author(s): J. K. Rowling;Jack Thorne;John Tiffany
ISBN 13: 9781338099133
Pages: 320
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Title: The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

Author(s): Rebecca Skloot
ISBN 13: 9781400052172
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Title: The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

<p>Her name was Henrietta Lacks, but scientists know her as HeLa. She was a poor Southern tobacco farmer who worked the same land as her slave ancestors, yet her cells—taken without her knowledge—became one of the most important tools in medicine. The first “immortal” human cells grown in culture, they are still alive today, though she has been dead for more than sixty years. If you could pile all HeLa cells ever grown onto a scale, they’d weigh more than 50 million metric tons—as much as a hundred Empire State Buildings. HeLa cells were vital for developing the polio vaccine; uncovered secrets of cancer, viruses, and the atom bomb’s effects; helped lead to important advances like in vitro fertilization, cloning, and gene mapping; and have been bought and sold by the billions.</p> <p>Yet Henrietta Lacks remains virtually unknown, buried in an unmarked grave.</p> <p>Now Rebecca Skloot takes us on an extraordinary journey, from the “colored” ward of Johns Hopkins Hospital in the 1950s to stark white laboratories with freezers full of HeLa cells; from Henrietta’s small, dying hometown of Clover, Virginia—a land of wooden slave quarters, faith healings, and voodoo—to East Baltimore today, where her children and grandchildren live and struggle with the legacy of her cells.</p> <p>Henrietta’s family did not learn of her “immortality” until more than twenty years after her death, when scientists investigating HeLa began using her husband and children in research without informed consent. And though the cells had launched a multimillion-dollar industry that sells human biological materials, her family never saw any of the profits. As Rebecca Skloot so brilliantly shows, the story of the Lacks family—past and present—is inextricably connected to the dark history of experimentation on African Americans, the birth of bioethics, and the legal battles over whether we control the stuff we are made of.</p> <p>Over the decade it took to uncover this story, Rebecca became enmeshed in the lives of the Lacks family—especially Henrietta’s daughter Deborah, who was devastated to learn about her mother’s cells. She was consumed with questions: Had scientists cloned her mother? Did it hurt her when researchers infected her cells with viruses and shot them into space? What happened to her sister, Elsie, who died in a mental institution at the age of fifteen? And if her mother was so important to medicine, why couldn’t her children afford health insurance?&nbsp;<br> &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;<br> Intimate in feeling, astonishing in scope, and impossible to put down, <i>The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks</i> captures the beauty and drama of scientific discovery, as well as its human consequences.</p>
Author(s): Rebecca Skloot
ISBN 13: 9781400052189
Pages: 381
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Title: Eligible

What more could mainstream fiction readers ask for?"--Booklist (starred review) "Sittenfeld adeptly updates and channels Austen's narrative voice--the book is full of smart observations on gender and money. . .
Author(s): Curtis Sittenfeld
ISBN 13: 9781400068326
Pages: 512
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Title: Titan: The Life of John D. Rockefeller, Sr.

John D. Rockefeller, Sr.--history's first billionaire and the patriarch of America's most famous dynasty--is an icon whose true nature has eluded three generations of historians. Now Ron Chernow, the National Book Award-winning biographer of the Morgan and Warburg banking families, gives us a history of the mogul "etched with uncommon objectivity and literary grace . . . as detailed, balanced, and psychologically insightful a portrait of the tycoon as we may ever have" (Kirkus Reviews). Titan is the first full-length biography based on unrestricted access to Rockefeller's exceptionally rich trove of papers. A landmark publication full of startling revelations, the book will indelibly alter our image of this most enigmatic capitalist.
Born the son of a flamboyant, bigamous snake-oil salesman and a pious, straitlaced mother, Rockefeller rose from rustic origins to become the world's richest man by creating America's most powerful and feared monopoly, Standard Oil. Branded "the Octopus" by legions of muckrakers, the trust refined and marketed nearly 90 percent of the oil produced in America.
Rockefeller was likely the most controversial businessman in our nation's history. Critics charged that his empire was built on unscrupulous tactics: grand-scale collusion with the railroads, predatory pricing, industrial espionage, and wholesale bribery of political officials. The titan spent more than thirty years dodging investigations until Teddy Roosevelt and his trustbusters embarked on a marathon crusade to bring Standard Oil to bay.
While providing abundant new evidence of Rockefeller's misdeeds, Chernow discards the stereotype of the cold-blooded monster to sketch an unforgettably human portrait of a quirky, eccentric original. A devout Baptist and temperance advocate, Rockefeller gave money more generously--his chosen philanthropies included the Rockefeller Foundation, the University of Chicago, and what is today Rockefeller University--than anyone before him. Titan presents a finely nuanced portrait of a fascinating, complex man, synthesizing his public and private lives and disclosing numerous family scandals, tragedies, and misfortunes that have never before come to light.
John D. Rockefeller's story captures a pivotal moment in American history, documenting the dramatic post-Civil War shift from small business to the rise of giant corporations that irrevocably transformed the nation. With cameos by Joseph Pulitzer, William Randolph Hearst, Jay Gould, William Vanderbilt, Ida Tarbell, Andrew Carnegie, Carl Jung, J. Pierpont Morgan, William James, Henry Clay Frick, Mark Twain, and Will Rogers, Titan turns Rockefeller's life into a vivid tapestry of American society in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. It is Ron Chernow's signal triumph that he narrates this monumental saga with all the sweep, drama, and insight that this giant subject deserves. From the Hardcover edition.

Author(s): Ron Chernow
ISBN 13: 9781400077304
Pages: 832
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Title: Wild at Heart

John Eldredge revises and updates his best-selling, renowned Christian classic, Wild at Heart, and in it invites men to recover their masculine heart, defined in the image of a passionate God. And he invites women to discover the secret of a man’s soul and to delight in the strength and wildness men were created to offer. John Eldredge is the director of Ransomed Heart
Author(s): John Eldredge
ISBN 13: 9781400200399
Pages: 272
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Title: Love Does

Recounts lessons the author learned through taking on challenging and unique opportunities, offering commentary on the inherent compatibility of adventure and the Christian life as well as love's ability to encourage and inspire action.
Author(s): Bob Goff;Donald Miller
ISBN 13: 9781400203758
Pages: 224

Title: Jesus Calling: 365 Devotions for Kids

<p class="null1">Devotions written as if Jesus is speaking directly to a child's heart.<br> </p> <p>Based on her original <i>Jesus Calling</i>, this version has been adapted in a language and fashion that kids and tweens can relate to their everyday lives.</p> <p>After many years of writing in her prayer journal, missionary Sarah Young decided to listen to God with pen in hand, writing down what she believed He was saying to her through Scripture.Others were blessed as she shared her writings, until people all over the world were using her devotionals. They are written from Jesus’ point of view, thus the title <i>Jesus Calling</i>.<br> It is Sarah’s fervent prayer that our Savior may bless readers, and now young readers, with His presence and His peace in ever deeper measure.</p>
Author(s): Sarah Young
ISBN 13: 9781400316342
Pages: 382
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Title: God Bless You and Good Night

Giraffes, penguins, kangaroos, and other animals count their blessings from God as they get ready for bed.
Author(s): Hannah C. Hall
ISBN 13: 9781400322947
Pages: 20

Title: Jesus Calling - 10th Anniversary Expanded Edition: Enjoying Peace in His Presence

A rich relationship with Jesus is so much more than presenting Him with a list of requests. It includes listening—through reading the Bible and receiving His love for you. The #1 bestselling 365-day devotional Jesus Calling® is written as if Jesus Himself is speaking directly to you—words of encouragement, comfort, and reassurance of His unending love. In this special 10th-anniversary edition, Sarah Young shares her own prayer journal with you—including over 100 additional scriptures personally selected by the author. This beautiful keepsake edition, celebrating 10 years of Jesus Callingtouching lives all over the world, also includes a beautiful redesign of high-quality bonded leather cover that allows for personalization. Sarah’s writings are personal reflections based on Jesus’ own words of hope, guidance, and peace within Scripture. As you experience the devotions and the fresh look at Scripture, you will look forward to your time with Him. Experience a deeper relationship with the Lord as you savor the presence of the One who will never leave you.
Author(s): Sarah Young
ISBN 13: 9781400324293
Pages: 416
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Title: Batman

Chronicles the events that led to Bruce Wayne's becoming Batman and his first year fighting crime.
Author(s): Frank Miller
ISBN 13: 9781401207526
Pages: 144
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Title: Batman

Now Batman must race to stop his archnemesis before his reign of terror claims two of the Dark Knight's closest friends.
Author(s): Alan Moore
ISBN 13: 9781401216672
Pages: 64
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Title: Batman

When all of Batman's enemies begin acting out of character, the hero sets out to uncover the mastermind behind the strange phenomena.
Author(s): Jeph Loeb
ISBN 13: 9781401223175
Pages: 320
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Title: Wonder Woman: Earth One

Critically acclaimed, best-selling writer Grant Morrison (All-Star Superman, Batman, Inc.) once again pushes the boundaries of the graphic novel page in his mind-bending new take on the most powerful woman in the DC Universe.
Author(s): Grant Morrison
ISBN 13: 9781401229788
Pages: 144

Title: Preacher

Author(s): Garth Ennis;Steve Dillon
ISBN 13: 9781401230944
Pages: 368
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Title: Batman Vol. 2: The City of Owls

For over a century, the Court of Owls has ruled Gotham City in secret - their reach inescapable, their power unstoppable. Until they battled the Batman. Gotham's vigilante protector managed to escape the talons of the Court with his mind and body barely intact. The Dark Knight managed to win the battle with his deadly new aggresors, but certainly not the war. Batman was just the first part of their conquest. Now they have their sights set on something much bigger: Gotham City. A critical and commercial smash, BATMAN: THE CITY OF OWLS (collecting BATMAN 8-12 and BATMAN ANNUAL #1) continues the instant-classic saga of the Dark Knight's battle with Gotham City's oldest and darkest forces from the #1 New York Times best-selling creative team of writer Scott Snyder (AMERICAN VAMPIRE) and artist Greg Capullo (Spawn), plus an array of talented guest contributors!
Author(s): Scott Snyder
ISBN 13: 9781401237783
Pages: 208
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Title: Preacher Book One

Merging with a bizarre spiritual force called Genesis, Texan Preacher Jesse Custer becomes completely disillusioned with the beliefs that he had dedicated his entire life to. Now possessing the power of "the word," an ability to make people do whatever he utters, Custer begins a violent and riotous journey across the country. Joined by his gun-toting girlfriend Tulip and the hard drinking Irish vampire Cassidy, the Preacher loses faith in both man and God as he witnesses dark atrocities and improbable calamities during his exploration of America.
Author(s): Garth Ennis
ISBN 13: 9781401240455
Pages: 352
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Title: Preacher Book Two

In the continuing saga of the bizarre adventures of faithless Texas preacher Jesse Custer, Jesse, along with his girlfriend Tulip, and their friend Cassidy, the Irish vampire, head west to a party of Babylonian proportions. Then, Jesse heads for France to rescue Cassidy from the clutches of religious fanatics. His search leads him into a no-holds-barred battle against the forces of the mysterious organization known as The Grail. Also told here is the story of how Cassidy became a vampire in the first place.
Author(s): Garth Ennis
ISBN 13: 9781401242558
Pages: 368
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Title: Preacher Book Three

Preacher Jesse Custer continues his dark journey to find God, accompanied by his gun-toting girlfriend and Irish vampire buddy. In the continuing saga of the bizarre adventures of faithless Texas preacher Jesse Custer, Jesse, along with his girlfriend Tulip and their friend Cassidy, the Irish vampire, head down South in hopes of recovering from their encounter with the forces of the Grail. But during their planned down time Jesse must face off against an enraged Arseface, who seeks to avenge his father’s death, while Tulip deals with Cassidy’s startling declaration of love for her. Also includes a special story spotlighting the Saint of Killers and the story of Cassidy’s first and only encounter with his fellow vampires.
Author(s): Garth Ennis
ISBN 13: 9781401245016
Pages: 352
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Title: Watchmen

Considered the greatest graphic novel in the history of the medium, the Hugo Award-winning story chronicles the fall from grace of a group of super-heroes plagued by all-too-human failings. Along the way, the concept of the super-hero is dissected as the heroes are stalked by an unknown assassin. This edition of WATCHMEN, the groundbreaking series from Alan Moore, the award-winning writer of V FOR VENDETTA and BATMN: THE KILLING JOKE, and Dave Gibbons, the artist of GREEN LANTERN, features the high-quality, recolored pages found in WATCHMEN: THE ABSOLUTE EDITION with sketches, never-before-seen extra bonus materials and a new introduction by Dave Gibbons.
Author(s): Alan Moore
ISBN 13: 9781401245252
Pages: 448
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Title: DC: The New Frontier Deluxe Edition

Writer/illustrator Darwyn Cooke's critically acclaimed masterpiece DC: THE NEW FRONTIER is celebrated in this new edition featuring story pages, detailed annotations, alternate sequences and an extensive gallery of sketches, pinups, action ...
Author(s): Darwyn Cooke
ISBN 13: 9781401248888
Pages: 518

Title: Injustice: Gods Among Us Year Four

Meanwhile, how will Batman take advantage of all this godly interference? Writer Brian Buccellato and illustrator Bruno Redondo continue the NEW YORK TIMES best-selling series with INJUSTICE: GODS AMONG US YEAR FOUR VOL. 1.
Author(s): Brian Buccellato
ISBN 13: 9781401261306
Pages: ooks#volumes"

Title: Trust

"Trust in self, trust in God, trust in others, trust in life"-- Jacket.
Author(s): Iyanla Vanzant
ISBN 13: 9781401943981
Pages: 312

Title: Perfectly Imperfect

With his signature blend of boldness, insightfulness, humour and warmth, Baron offers what is destined to be an instant classic in the yoga book world.
Author(s): Baron Baptiste
ISBN 13: 9781401947538
Pages: 184

Title: Medical Medium

Now, in this revolutionary book, he gives readers access to all that he has learned in over 25 years of bringing people's lives back: a massive amount of healing information, much of which has never appeared anywhere before.
Author(s): Anthony William
ISBN 13: 9781401948290
Pages: 392

Title: The Allergy Solution: Unlock the Surprising, Hidden Truth about Why You Are Sick and How to Get Well

An epidemic of allergies is spreading around the world. One billion people suffer from allergic diseases such as asthma, hay fever, eczema, and food allergies. But this is just the tip of the iceberg. In this groundbreaking book, award-winning doctor Leo Galland, M.D., reveals the shocking rise of hidden allergies that lead to weight gain, fatigue, brain fog, depression, joint pain, headaches, ADHD, digestive problems, and much more. Astonishing new research shows how each of these is linked to the immune imbalance that is at the root of allergy. A brilliant clinician, Dr. Galland has unlocked the power of this breakthrough science to help thousands of patients who have struggled with mysterious symptoms answer the question: “Doctor, what’s wrong with me?” Here, he is joined by his son, Jonathan Galland, J.D., a passionate health writer and environmental advocate, in exposing the truth that just as the earth’s environment is out of balance, our bodies are out of balance. The modern world, with pollution, unhealthy eating habits, lack of exercise, and excessive exposure to antibiotics, is fueling the rise in allergies.
Author(s): Leo Galland M.D.
ISBN 13: 9781401949396
Pages: 352

Title: From Junk Food to Joy Food: All the Foods You Love to Eat...Only Better

We all want to look and feel better, but where’s the fun in nibbling on boring salads and choking down steamed broccoli? It’s tough sticking to a diet when you’re craving barbecue ribs, fettucine Alfredo, vegetable lo mein, and chocolate milkshakes. But best-selling author and TODAY show nutrition expert Joy Bauer is fresh from her kitchen with news for you: You can have your cheesecake and eat it, too! In these bright, colorful pages, Joy shares how you can drop the calories in your most fattening favorites—without compromising flavor. With a few simple tricks, she transforms a bacon cheeseburger from a whopping 1,100 calories to a mere 425 . . . and General Tso’s Chicken from an alarming 1,000 to a slimming 260.
Author(s): Joy Bauer
ISBN 13: 9781401950378
Pages: 276

Title: Housebuilding

Thoroughly updated and expanded, a complete guide to home construction helps do-it-yourselfers build or remodel their own homes, with new sections on environmentally friendly building alternatives, enhanced safety instructions, information ...
Author(s): R. J. DeCristoforo
ISBN 13: 9781402743160
Pages: 702

Title: Get Your House Right

The designer of the Gulf Coast rebuilt Katrina Cottages offers the “dos” and “don'ts” of livable home design, explaining how to build a beautiful, timeless home that relies on structural common sense, neighborhood appropriateness ...
Author(s): Marianne Cusato;Ben Pentreath;Richard Sammons;Leon Krier
ISBN 13: 9781402791031
Pages: 257

Title: One Thousand and One Things Every College Student Needs to Know

Harrison's latest dose of trademark wit and wisdom provides practical advice ranging from class enrollment and living on campus to study habits and more, that every student--and parent--can benefit from.
Author(s): Harry H. Harrison
ISBN 13: 9781404104341
Pages: 302

Title: Hatchet

Headed for Canada to visit his father for the first time since his parents' divorce, thirteen-year-old Brian is the sole survivor of a plane crash, with only the clothes he has on and a hatchet to help him live in the wilderness.
Author(s): Gary Paulsen
ISBN 13: 9781416936473
Pages: 192

Title: Louis Vuitton: The Birth of Modern Luxury Updated Edition

The first in depth portrait of one of the world's best known luxury brands, this elegant volume traces the remarkable history of the House of Vuitton, which has been making practical but stylish luggage, handbags and accessories for more ...
Author(s): Paul-Gerard Pasols;Pierre Leonforte
ISBN 13: 9781419705564
Pages: 560
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Title: Vogue and The Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute: Parties, Exhibitions, People

The Metropolitan Museum of Art’s annual Costume Institute exhibition is the most spectacular event of its kind. With subjects that both reflect the zeitgeist and contribute to its creation, each exhibi­tion—from 2005’s Chanel, to 2011’s Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty and 2013’s Punk—creates a provocative and engaging narrative attracting hundreds of thousands of visitors. The show’s opening-night gala, produced in collaboration with Vogue magazine and attended by the likes of Beyoncé, George Clooney, and Hillary Clinton, is regularly referred to as the Party of the Year. Covering the Costume Institute’s history and highlighting exhibitions of the 21st century curated by Harold Koda and Andrew Bolton, this book offers insider access of the first order.
Author(s): Hamish Bowles
ISBN 13: 9781419714245
Pages: 272

Title: Diary of a Wimpy Kid 10 Old School

Life was better in the old days. Or was it? That’s the question Greg Heffley is asking as his town voluntarily unplugs and goes electronics-free. But modern life has its conveniences, and Greg isn’t cut out for an old-fashioned world. With tension building inside and outside the Heffley home, will Greg find a way to survive? Or is going “old school” just too hard for a kid like Greg?
Author(s): Jeff Kinney
ISBN 13: 9781419717017
Pages: 224
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Title: The Career Code

Take your ambition to the next level and give your career the stylish edge it deserves. This is the must-have handbook for every woman at every stage of her career, no matter where she sits in the boardroom.
Author(s): Hillary Kerr;Katherine Power
ISBN 13: 9781419718021
Pages: 208

Title: The Imitation Game: Alan Turing Decoded

Award winning authors Jim Ottaviani and Leland Purvis present a historically accurate graphic novel biography of English mathematician and scientist Alan Turing in The Imitation Game. English mathematician and scientist Alan Turing (1912–1954) is credited with many of the foundational principles of contemporary computer science. The Imitation Game presents a historically accurate graphic novel biography of Turing’s life, including his groundbreaking work on the fundamentals of cryptography and artificial intelligence. His code breaking efforts led to the cracking of the German Enigma during World War II, work that saved countless lives and accelerated the Allied defeat of the Nazis. While Turing’s achievements remain relevant decades after his death, the story of his life in post-war Europe continues to fascinate audiences today.
Author(s): Jim Ottaviani
ISBN 13: 9781419718939
Pages: 240

Title: Nathan Hales Hazardous Tales

From Nathan Hale, #1 New York Times bestselling author and Texas Bluebonnet Award Master List maker, comes the definitive graphic novel about the Alamo.
Author(s): Nathan Hale
ISBN 13: 9781419719028
Pages: 128

Title: Draplin Design Co.: Pretty Much Everything

Esquire. Ford Motors. Burton Snowboards. The Obama Administration. While all of these brands are vastly different, they share at least one thing in com­mon: a teeny, little bit of Aaron James Draplin. Draplin is one of the new school of influential graphic designers who combine the power of design, social media, entrepreneurship, and DIY aesthetic to create a successful business and way of life.
Author(s): Aaron James Draplin
ISBN 13: 9781419720178
Pages: 256

Title: Beaches

Beaches features more than twenty cities across six continents: Australia: Sydney; North America: Santa Monica, Miami, San Francisco, Kaua'i, Chicago, The Hamptons, and Cancun; South America: Rio de Janeiro; Europe: Capri, Rimini, Forte dei ...
Author(s): Gray Malin
ISBN 13: 9781419720895
Pages: 144

Title: One-Punch Man

However, this average-looking guy has a not-so-average problem—he just can’t seem to find an opponent strong enough to take on! Every time a promising villain appears, he beats the snot out of ’em with one punch!
Author(s): ONE
ISBN 13: 9781421585642
Pages: 200

Title: The First 90 Days, Updated and Expanded

In this updated 10th anniversary edition, an internationally known leadership transition expert, drawing on real-world examples and groundbreaking research on leadership, emphasizes the importance of successful performance during the first ...
Author(s): Michael Watkins  
ISBN 13: 9781422188613
Pages: 304
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Title: Walt Disney Imagineering

Presented in a large, lavish format, this book is sure to be a must-have for every Disney collector.
Author(s): The imagineers
ISBN 13: 9781423107668
Pages: 192

Title: Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard, Book 1 The Sword of Summer

Magnus Chase has always been a troubled kid. Since his mother's mysterious death, he's lived alone on the streets of Boston, surviving by his wits, keeping one step ahead of the police and the truant officers. One day, he's tracked down by an uncle he barely knows-a man his mother claimed was dangerous. Uncle Randolph tells him an impossible secret: Magnus is the son of a Norse god. The Viking myths are true. The gods of Asgard are preparing for war. Trolls, giants and worse monsters are stirring for doomsday. To prevent Ragnarok, Magnus must search the Nine Worlds for a weapon that has been lost for thousands of years. When an attack by fire giants forces him to choose between his own safety and the lives of hundreds of innocents, Magnus makes a fatal decision. Sometimes, the only way to start a new life is to die . . .
Author(s): Rick Riordan
ISBN 13: 9781423160915
Pages: 528
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Title: Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard, Book 2 The Hammer of Thor

Thor's hammer is missing again. The thunder god has a disturbing habit of misplacing his weapon--the mightiest force in the Nine Worlds. But this time the hammer isn't just lost, it has fallen into enemy hands. If Magnus Chase and his friends can't retrieve the hammer quickly, the mortal worlds will be defenseless against an onslaught of giants. Ragnarok will begin. The Nine Worlds will burn. Unfortunately, the only person who can broker a deal for the hammer's return is the gods' worst enemy, Loki--and the price he wants is very high.
Author(s): Rick Riordan
ISBN 13: 9781423160922
Pages: 528
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Title: 5-Minute Marvel Stories

Marvel Super Heroes are quite busy saving the day from battling crooks and robbers to evil alien invaders, mutants, and super villains! Each of these twelve stories is the perfect length for reading aloud in about five minutes, making them perfect for jam-packed days. This treasury stars all your favorite Marvel Super Heroes-including Spider-Man and Iron Man-and features a padded cover, and action packed full-page and spot illustrations. Now the Super Heroes's adventures are the way to go before bedtime, on the go, or any moment!

Author(s): Marvel Press
ISBN 13: 9781423167228
Pages: 192

Title: Patina Farm

They also own Giannetti Home, a store that sells furniture and products for the home in their signature Patina style. The couple's work has been featured in the Veranda, Coastal Living, Good Housekeeping, the New York Times.
Author(s): Brooke Giannetti;Steve Giannetti
ISBN 13: 9781423640462
Pages: 176

Title: Monticello

Each of the guide's 144 pages is designed to showcase the topics in its five chapters: Thomas Jefferson, Before Your Visit, The House, The Plantation, and the Neighborhood.
Author(s): Peter Miller;Charley Miller
ISBN 13: 9781426215063
Pages: 144

Title: Armor of God (Bible Study Book)

All day, every day, an invisible war rages around you.
Author(s): Priscilla Shirer
ISBN 13: 9781430040279
Pages: ooks#volumes"
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Title: Blessings for a #1 Teacher

Inspirational Scripture verses and quotes will make every teacher feel appreciated and blessed. Size 5" x 7" Padded front cover, foiled title, full color insides 48 pages.
Author(s): Christian Art Gifts
ISBN 13: 9781432101510
Pages: 46

Title: "The Word in Color": Hardcover Biblical Inspiration Adult Coloring Book

Express your Faith in color! Uplifting Scripture is artistically presented on each page with complementary artwork, offering an opportunity for reflection and receiving encouragement from God's Word while you lose yourself in the tranquility of coloring. With the diversity of design styles, you'll have a hard time deciding which page to color first! Share the joy and invite others to join you - the perforated pages make this a shareable pastime. When you're finished, hang your artwork for constant inspiration. The glossy hardcover volume features embossed text and designs and a 5/8 inch coil binding.
Author(s): Christian Art Publishers
ISBN 13: 9781432115630
Pages: 104

Title: My Creative Bible KJV: Aqua Hardcover Bible for Creative Journaling

My Creative Bible is an exciting new concept in ways to experience the word of God in Scripture. This King James Version Journaling Bible is single-column printed, with two-inch-wide ruled margins for note-taking, scribing your reflections or creative expression. Nearly 400 hand-drawn, Scripture accompanying line-art illustrations are placed throughout the Bible to enhance embracement of The Word. There is an index of the Scripture artwork - line-art suitable for filling. Users will find this an invaluable visual tool for immersion and Bible study.
Author(s): Christian Art Publishers
ISBN 13: 9781432115920
Pages: 1410

Title: ESV Study Bible

Combining the best and most recent evangelical Christian scholarship with the highly regarded ESV text, the ESV Study Bible is one of the most comprehensive study Bibles ever published.
Author(s): Crossway Bibles
ISBN 13: 9781433502415
Pages: 2750

Title: New Morning Mercies

This devotional by best-selling author Paul David Tripp offers daily encouragement through 365 gospel-centered meditations aimed at helping readers trust God and rely on his grace each and every day.
Author(s): Paul David Tripp
ISBN 13: 9781433541384
Pages: 384

Title: Missional Motherhood: The Everyday Ministry of Motherhood in the Grand Plan of God

There's no such thing as “just” a mom. Despite the routine tasks and mundane to-do lists, motherhood is anything but insignificant. God has designed motherhood as part of his greater plan to draw people to himself—instilling all women, whether called to traditional mothering or not, with an eternal purpose in nurturing others. In this book, Gloria Furman searches the Scriptures for the mission of God in motherhood. She opens our eyes to God's life-giving promises—promises intended to empower each and every woman as she makes disciples in her home, in her neighborhood, and around the world.
Author(s): Gloria Furman
ISBN 13: 9781433552274
Pages: 224

Title: The Love Dare

Unconditional love is eagerly promised at weddings, but rarely practiced in real life. As a result, romantic hopes are often replaced with disappointment in the home. But it doesn’t have to stay that way. The Love Dare, the New York Times No. 1 best seller that has sold five million copies and was major plot device in the popular movie Fireproof, is a 40-day challenge for husbands and wives to understand and practice unconditional love. Whether your marriage is hanging by a thread or healthy and strong, The Love Dare is a journey you need to take. It’s time to learn the keys to finding true intimacy and developing a dynamic marriage.
Author(s): Alex Kendrick;Stephen Kendrick
ISBN 13: 9781433679599
Pages: 256
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Title: The Battle Plan for Prayer

Think of this book as a strategic guide to engaging with God, expecting His answers, and enlarging your vision of what He can do through someone like you.
Author(s): Stephen Kendrick;Alex Kendrick
ISBN 13: 9781433688669
Pages: 208
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Title: Fervent

"Shirer ... brings her new role from the 2015 film War room into the real lives of today's women, addressing the topics that affect them most: renewing their passion, refocusing their identity, negotiating family strife, dealing with ...
Author(s): Priscilla Shirer
ISBN 13: 9781433688676
Pages: 208

Title: Unashamed

The inspiring story of Lecrae's journey to faith and freedom explains why he's captivated so many.
Author(s): Lecrae Moore
ISBN 13: 9781433689123
Pages: 208
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Title: Looking for Lovely: Collecting the Moments that Matter

“I want you to take every step of your life with excitement for where you are headed. And I want you to feel beautiful and confident as you do.” But how? When the enemy whispers lies that you are not smart enough, pretty enough, or rich enough? Or you are too dumb, too loud, too quiet, too thin, too fat, too much or not enough? What if you don’t have what it takes to be who you really want to be? In Looking for Lovely, Annie F. Downs shares personal stories, biblical truth, and examples of how others have courageously walked the path God paved for their lives by remembering all God had done, loving what was right in front of them, and seeing God in the everyday—whether that be nature, friends, or the face they see in the mirror.
Author(s): Annie F. Downs
ISBN 13: 9781433689253
Pages: 208

Title: Crazy Love

<p><b>Revised &amp; Updated Edition!</b> God is love.&nbsp; Crazy, relentless, all-powerful love.&nbsp; Have you ever wondered if we're missing it?</p> <p>It's crazy, if you think about it. The God of the universe—the Creator of nitrogen and pine needles, galaxies and E-minor—loves us with a radical, unconditional, self-sacrificing love. And what is our typical response? We go to church, sing songs, and try not to cuss.&nbsp;Whether you've verbalized it yet or not, we all know something's wrong.</p> <p>Does something deep inside your heart long to break free from the status quo? Are you hungry for an authentic faith that addresses the problems of our world with tangible, even radical, solutions? God is calling you to a passionate love relationship with Himself. Because the answer to religious complacency isn't working harder at a list of do's and don'ts—it's falling in love with God. And once you encounter His love, as Francis describes it, you will never be the same. Because when you're wildly in love with someone, it changes everything.</p> <p>Learn more about <i>Crazy Love</i> at<br> &nbsp;</p>
Author(s): Francis Chan
ISBN 13: 9781434705945
Pages: 224
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Title: The Storyteller

Becoming friends with Josef Weber, an old man who's particularly loved in her community, Sage Singer is shocked when one day he asks her to kill him and reveals why he deserves to die, causing her to question her beliefs—and to wonder if ...
Author(s): Jodi Picoult
ISBN 13: 9781439102770
Pages: 460

Title: The Emperor of All Maladies

An assessment of cancer addresses both the courageous battles against the disease and the misperceptions and hubris that have compromised modern understandings, providing coverage of such topics as ancient-world surgeries and the ...
Author(s): Siddhartha Mukherjee
ISBN 13: 9781439170915
Pages: 573

Title: The Personal Internet Address & Password Organizer

Are you tired of losing track of those login/usernames and passwords you create every time you visit a new Web site?
Author(s): Peter Pauper Press
ISBN 13: 9781441303257
Pages: 160

Title: The Tower of London

The Tower of London is an icon of England’s history. William the Conqueror built the White Tower after his invasion and conquest in 1066, to dominate London and it has become infamous as a place of torture, execution and murder. The deaths of royals attracted most attention; the murder of Princes in the Tower, the beheading of Henry VIII’s wives, Anne Boleyn and Katherine Howard, and Lady Jane Grey, Henry's great-niece, and queen for just nine days. Few prisoners recorded their experiences, but John Gerard, a Catholic priest imprisoned during Elizabeth I’s reign, wrote of being questioned in the torture-room, which contained ‘every device and instrument of torture’. After being hung from manacles, his wrists were swollen and he could barely walk. Members of the aristocracy could not be tortured, and those incarcerated for a long time used their time to write. Sir Walter Raleigh wrote his vast History of the World in the Tower.
Author(s): Stephen Porter
ISBN 13: 9781445603810
Pages: 256

Title: Discovering Statistics Using IBM SPSS Statistics

The Fourth Edition focuses on providing essential content updates, better accessibility to key features, more instructor resources, and more content specific to select disciplines.
Author(s): Andy Field
ISBN 13: 9781446249185
Pages: 952

Title: Learning Python

Python is a popular open source, object-oriented programming language used for both standalone programs and scripting applications. Portable, powerful, and a breeze to use, there's no quicker way to master the language than to learn from expert teachers. This new edition of Learning Python puts you in the hands of Mark Lutz and David Ascher, two notable Python experts and trainers whose friendly, well-structured prose has guided many programmers to proficiency in the language. Learning Python, Second Edition offers programmers a comprehensive learning tool for Python and object-oriented programming. Thoroughly updated for the numerous language changes since the release of the first edition in 1999, this book introduces the basic elements of the latest release of Python 2.3 and covers new features, such as list comprehensions, nested scopes, and iterators/generators.

Beyond language features, this edition of Learning Python also includes new context for less-experienced programmers, including fresh overviews of object-oriented programming and dynamic typing, new discussions of program launch and configuration options, new coverage of documentation sources, and more. There are also new use cases throughout to make the application of language features more concrete. Learning Python starts by giving programmers all the information they'll need to understand and construct programs in the Python language, including types, operators, statements, classes, functions, modules, and exceptions. The authors then present more advanced material, showing how Python performs common tasks by offering real applications and the libraries available for those applications. There are exercises throughout the book to test your new skills. Learning Python, Second Edition is a self-paced book that allows readers to focus on the core Python language in depth. As you work through the book, you'll gain a deep and complete understanding of the Python language that will help you to develop larger applications on your own. This book is for anyone who doesn't want to stop at just learning Python, but wants to master it as well.

Author(s): Mark Lutz
ISBN 13: 9781449355739
Pages: 1562
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Title: Exploring Calvin and Hobbes

The catalog to an exhibition spotlighting the comic strip features an interview with the artist and information on the cartoonists who influenced him, his early work, the tools he used, the characters, and his depiction of various subjects.
Author(s): Bill Watterson;Robb Jenny
ISBN 13: 9781449460365
Pages: 160
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Title: Adulthood is a Myth: A Sarah's Scribbles Collection

Do you love networking to advance your career? Is adulthood an exciting new challenge for which you feel fully prepared? Ugh. Please go away. These casually drawn, perfectly on-point comics by the hugely popular young Brooklyn-based artist Sarah Andersen are for the rest of us. They document the wasting of entire beautiful weekends on the internet, the unbearable agony of holding hands on the street with a gorgeous guy, and dreaming all day of getting home and back into pajamas. In other words, the horrors and awkwardnesses of young modern life. Oh and they are totally not autobiographical. At all.
Author(s): Sarah Andersen
ISBN 13: 9781449474195
Pages: 112
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Title: Milk and Honey

milk and honey is a collection of poetry and prose about survival. About the experience of violence, abuse, love, loss, and femininity. The book is divided into four chapters, and each chapter serves a different purpose.
Author(s): Rupi Kaur
ISBN 13: 9781449474256
Pages: 208
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Title: Posh Adult Coloring Book: Thomas Kinkade Designs for Inspiration and Relaxation

In this unique coloring book, sixty-three of Thomas Kinkade's most popular paintings are presented in color across from the black line art of the same image to be colored.
Author(s): Thomas Kinkade
ISBN 13: 9781449478872
Pages: 128

Title: Yoga Anatomy 2nd Edition-Google Edition

Aimed at yoga enthusiasts and instructors, as well as a reference for fitness professionals and personal trainers, this book provides detailed anatomical illustrations of all standard yoga poses used by the majority of yoga practices.
Author(s): Leslie Kaminoff;Amy Matthews
ISBN 13: 9781450400244
Pages: 276

Title: Clinically Oriented Anatomy

The 7th edition features a fully revised art program to ensure consistency and cohesiveness of imaging style"--Provided by publisher.
Author(s): Keith L. Moore;Arthur F. Dalley;A. M. R. Agur
ISBN 13: 9781451119459
Pages: 1168

Title: The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People: Powerful Lessons in Personal Change

In The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, author Stephen R. Covey presents a holistic, integrated, principle-centered approach for solving personal and professional problems. With penetrating insights and pointed anecdotes, Covey reveals a step-by-step pathway for living with fairness, integrity, honesty, and human dignity -- principles that give us the security to adapt to change and the wisdom and power to take advantage of the opportunities that change creates.

With a balance of theory and practical examples, this guide to personal and professional life describes seven principles of life management. Targeted toward anyone who is interested in personal change, it guides you through private victory, public victory and renewal.

Author(s): Stephen R. Covey
ISBN 13: 9781451639612
Pages: 384
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Title: Steve Jobs

Draws on more than forty interviews with Steve Jobs, as well as interviews with family members, friends, competitors, and colleagues to offer a look at the co-founder and leading creative force behind the Apple computer company.
Author(s): Walter Isaacson
ISBN 13: 9781451648539
Pages: 630
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Title: An Invisible Thread

Presents the true story of a friendship that has spanned three decades, recounting how the author, a harried sales executive, befriended an eleven-year-old panhandler, changing both of their lives forever.
Author(s): Laura Schroff;Alex Tresniowski;Valerie Salembier
ISBN 13: 9781451648973
Pages: 238

Title: Hyperbole and a Half

Collects autobiographical, illustrated essays and cartoons from the author's popular blog and related new material that humorously and candidly deals with her own idiosyncrasies and battles with depression.
Author(s): Allie Brosh
ISBN 13: 9781451666175
Pages: 369
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Title: The Light Between Oceans

"A novel set on a remote Australian island, where a childless couple live quietly running a lighthouse, until a boat carrying a baby washes ashore"--
Author(s): M.L. Stedman
ISBN 13: 9781451681758
Pages: 352

Title: Contagious

Dynamic young Wharton professor Berger draws on his research to explain the six steps that make products or ideas contagious. Why do some products get more word of mouth than others? Why does some online content go viral?
Author(s): Jonah Berger
ISBN 13: 9781451686586
Pages: 256

Title: The Perks of Being a Wallflower

The Perks of Being a Wallflower is a story about what it’s like to travel that strange course through the uncharted territory of high school. The world of first dates, family dramas, and new friends.
Author(s): Stephen Chbosky
ISBN 13: 9781451696202
Pages: 224

Title: Doctor Sleep

Stephen King returns to the character and territory of one of his most popular novels ever, The Shining, in this instantly riveting novel about the now middle-aged Dan Torrance and the very special twelve-year-old girl he must save from a tribe of murderous paranormals. On highways across America, a tribe of people called the True Knot travel in search of sustenance. They look harmless—mostly old, lots of polyester, and married to their RVs. But as Dan Torrance knows, and spunky twelve-year-old Abra Stone learns, the True Knot are quasi-immortal, living off the steam that children with the shining produce when they are slowly tortured to death.
Author(s): Stephen King
ISBN 13: 9781451698855
Pages: 560

Title: Plenty

A collection of vegetarian recipes based on freshness and seasonality, and drawn from the diverse food cultures represented in London.
Author(s): Yotam Ottolenghi
ISBN 13: 9781452101248
Pages: 288
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Title: Darth Vader and Son

What if Darth Vader took an active role in raising his son? What if "Luke, I am your father" was just a stern admonishment from an annoyed dad? In this hilarious and sweet comic reimagining, Darth Vader is a dad like any other—except with all the baggage of being the Dark Lord of the Sith. Celebrated artist Jeffrey Brown's delightful illustrations give classic Star Wars® moments a fresh twist, presenting the trials and joys of parenting through the lens of a galaxy far, far away. Life lessons include lightsaber batting practice, using the Force to raid the cookie jar, Take Your Child to Work Day on the Death Star ("Er, he looks just like you, Lord Vader!"), and the special bond shared between any father and son.
Author(s): Jeffrey Brown
ISBN 13: 9781452106557
Pages: 64
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Title: Vaders Little Princess

Smart and funny illustrations by artist Jeffrey Brown give classic Star Wars moments a twist by bringing these iconic family relations together under one roof.
Author(s): Jeffrey Brown
ISBN 13: 9781452118697
Pages: 64
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Title: I Wish You More

Some books are about a single wish. Some books are about three wishes. The infallible team of Amy Krouse Rosenthal and Tom Lichtenheld have combined their extraordinary talents to create this exuberant book of endless good wishes.
Author(s): Amy Krouse Rosenthal
ISBN 13: 9781452126999
Pages: 40

Title: Goodnight Darth Vader

As Vader reads, the book looks in on favorite creatures, droids, and characters, such as Yoda, R2-D2, Han Solo, Chewbacca, Darth Maul, Admiral Ackbar, Boba Fett, and many others as they tuck in, yawn, and settle down to dream.
Author(s): Jeffrey Brown
ISBN 13: 9781452128306
Pages: 64
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Title: Geek-Art: An Anthology

For the first time, Geek-Art collects the work of nearly 100 international illustrators, graphic designers, photographers, and artists whose inspired interpretations of these beloved characters celebrate them with creative brilliance and a ...
Author(s): Thomas Olivri
ISBN 13: 9781452140483
Pages: 416

Title: How to Drive: Real World Instruction and Advice from Hollywood's Top Driver

Here's the ultimate guide to being the best—and safest—driver possible. And an absolute must for everyone with a learner's permit. Former Top Gear Stig and professional driver Ben Collins shares expert skills culled from a twenty year career as one of the best drivers in the world, famous for racing in the Le Mans series and NASCAR, piloting the Batmobile, and dodging bullets with James Bond. Refined over thousands of hours of elite-level performance in the physics of driving, his philosophy results in greater control and safer, more efficient and fun driving for all skill levels.
Author(s): Ben Collins
ISBN 13: 9781452145297
Pages: 272

Title: Fantastic Cities: A Coloring Book of Amazing Places Real and Imagined

This unique coloring book features immersive aerial views of real cities from around the world alongside gorgeously illustrated, Inception-like architectural mandalas. Artist Steve McDonald's beautifully rendered and detailed line work offers bird's-eye perspectives of visually arresting global locales from New York, London, and Paris to Istanbul, Tokyo, and Melbourne, Rio, Amsterdam, and many more. The adult coloring book's distinctive large square format offers absorbingly complex vistas to color, the crisp white pages are conducive to a range of artistic applications, and a middle margin keeps all the artwork fully colorable. Complementing the cityscapes are a selection of mind-bending labyrinthine architectural illustrations for still deeper meditative coloring adventures and imaginative flights of fancy.
Author(s): Steve McDonald
ISBN 13: 9781452149578
Pages: 60

Title: Fantastic Structures: A Coloring Book of Amazing Buildings Real and Imagined

In this eagerly awaited follow-up to the international bestseller Fantastic Cities, artist Steve McDonald uses his unique large-format approach working from actual photographs to create beautifully detailed line drawings of amazing buildings and other structures from around the world. The globe-trotting selection includes buildings from six continents—including Prague's Astronomical Clock, Russia's St. Basil's Cathedral, a Florentine bridge, a Romanian castle, an Indian palace, and many dozens more—alongside fun-to-color details from iconic structures such as the Eiffel Tower, London's Tower Bridge, and the Chrysler Building. The crisp white pages are conducive to a range of applications, and a middle margin keeps all the artwork fully colorable. A dozen imaginative architectural mandala illustrations round out this gorgeous adult coloring book.
Author(s): Steve McDonald
ISBN 13: 9781452153230
Pages: 60

Title: Superfood Smoothies: 100 Delicious, Energizing & Nutrient-dense Recipes

Everyone loves smoothies—and this is the ultimate smoothie book, written by Julie Morris, author of Superfood Kitchen and a superfood expert! Morris whips up 100 nutrient-rich recipes using the world's most antioxidant-, vitamin- and mineral-packed foods, and offers innovative culinary methods for making your smoothies incredibly nutritious and delicious. Whether you're looking for an energy boost, seeking a gentle cleanse, or just trying to get healthy, you'll be inspired to power up the blender!
Author(s): Julie Morris
ISBN 13: 9781454905592
Pages: 208
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Title: The Investment Answer

THE INVESTMENT ANSWER asks readers to make five basic but key decisions to stack the investment odds in their favor. The advice is simple, easy-to-follow, and effective, and can lead to a more profitable portfolio for every investor.
Author(s): Gordon Murray;Daniel C. Goldie
ISBN 13: 9781455503308
Pages: 96

Title: Cross My Heart

If he does anything to protect them, they will die. CROSS MY HEART is the most powerful Alex Cross novel ever, propelled by the ever-ingenious mind of James Patterson, the world's #1 bestselling writer.
Author(s): James Patterson
ISBN 13: 9781455515813
Pages: 448
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Title: Hope to Die

Widely praised by the greatest crime and thriller writers of our time, Cross My Heart set a jaw-dropping story in motion. Hope to Die propels Alex Cross's greatest challenge to its astonishing finish.
Author(s): James Patterson
ISBN 13: 9781455515837
Pages: 416
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Title: The Longest Ride

In the tradition of his beloved first novel, The Notebook, #1 New York Times bestselling author Nicholas Sparks returns with the remarkable story of two couples whose lives intersect in profound and surprising ways. Ira Levinson is in trouble. Ninety-one years old and stranded and injured after a car crash, he struggles to retain consciousness until a blurry image materializes beside him: his beloved wife Ruth, who passed away nine years ago. Urging him to hang on, she forces him to remain alert by recounting the stories of their lifetime together - how they met, the precious paintings they collected together, the dark days of WWII and its effect on them and their families. Ira knows that Ruth can't possibly be in the car with him, but he clings to her words and his memories, reliving the sorrows and everyday joys that defined their marriage.
Author(s): Nicholas Sparks
ISBN 13: 9781455520633
Pages: 496
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Title: The Escape

David Baldacci is one of the world's most popular, widely read storytellers. David Baldacci is one of the world's most popular, widely read storytellers. In his blockbuster thrillers Zero Day and The Forgotten, he enthralled readers with John Puller. A combat veteran and special agent with the U.S. Army, Puller is the man they call to investigate the toughest crimes facing the nation. But all his training, all his experience, all his skills will not prepare him for his newest case, one that will force him to hunt down the most formidable and brilliant prey he has ever tracked: his own brother. THE ESCAPE It's a prison unlike any other. Military discipline rules. Its security systems are unmatched. None of its prisoners dream of escaping. They know it's impossible . . . until now. John Puller's older brother, Robert, was convicted of treason and national security crimes. His inexplicable escape from prison makes him the most wanted criminal in the country. Some in the government believe that John Puller represents their best chance at capturing Robert alive, and so Puller must bring in his brother to face justice. But Puller quickly discovers that his brother is pursued by others who don't want him to survive. Puller is in turn pushed into an uneasy, fraught partnership with another agent, who may have an agenda of her own. They dig more deeply into the case together, and Puller finds that not only are her allegiances unclear, but there are troubling details about his brother's conviction . . . and someone out there doesn't want the truth to ever come to light. As the nationwide manhunt for Robert grows more urgent, Puller's masterful skills as an investigator and strengths as a fighter may not be enough to save his brother-or himself.
Author(s): David Baldacci
ISBN 13: 9781455521166
Pages: 512
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Title: The Target (Will Robie Series)

The President knows it's a perilous, high-risk assignment. If he gives the order, he has the opportunity to take down a global menace, once and for all. If the mission fails, he would face certain impeachment, and the threats against the nation would multiply. So the president turns to the one team that can pull off the impossible: Will Robie and his partner, Jessica Reel. Together, Robie and Reel's talents as assassins are unmatched. But there are some in power who don't trust the pair. They doubt their willingness to follow orders. And they will do anything to see that the two assassins succeed, but that they do not survive.
Author(s): David Baldacci
ISBN 13: 9781455521180
Pages: 464
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Title: The Hit

Will Robie is a master of killing. A highly skilled assassin, Robie is the man the U.S. government calls on to eliminate the worst of the worst-enemies of the state, monsters committed to harming untold numbers of innocent victims. No one else can match Robie's talents as a one, except Jessica Reel. A fellow assassin, equally professional and dangerous, Reel is every bit as lethal as Robie. And now, she's gone rogue, turning her gun sights on other members of their agency. To stop one of their own, the government looks again to Will Robie. His mission: bring in Reel, dead or alive. Only a killer can catch another killer, they tell him. But as Robie pursues Reel, he quickly finds that there is more to her betrayal than meets the eye. Her attacks on the agency conceal a larger threat, a threat that could send shockwaves through the U.S. government and around the world.
Author(s): David Baldacci
ISBN 13: 9781455521302
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Title: The Crossing

Harry Bosch teams up with Lincoln Lawyer Mickey Haller in the new thriller from #1 New York Times bestselling author Michael Connelly.
Author(s): Michael Connelly
ISBN 13: 9781455524143
Pages: 400
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Title: The Burning Room (A Harry Bosch Novel)

In the LAPD's Open-Unsolved Unit, not many murder victims die almost a decade after the crime. So when a man succumbs to complications from being shot by a stray bullet nine years earlier, Bosch catches a case in which the body is still fresh, but all other evidence is virtually nonexistent. Now Bosch and rookie Detective Lucia Soto are tasked with solving what turns out to be a highly charged, politically sensitive case. Beginning with the bullet that's been lodged for years in the victim's spine, they must pull new leads from years-old information, which soon reveal that this shooting may have been anything but random.
Author(s): Michael Connelly
ISBN 13: 9781455524181
Pages: 512
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Title: Grand Central

With stories about everything from the famous movies that have used Grand Central as a location to the celestial ceiling in the main lobby (including its stunning mistake) to the homeless denizens who reside in the building's catacombs, ...
Author(s): Sam Roberts
ISBN 13: 9781455525966
Pages: 320

Title: Home

Full of hundreds of beautiful photographs of seven of her own homes, as well as places she visits for inspiration, this book will be a treasure trove of beautiful rooms and hundreds of ideas and tips on putting together the home you've ...
Author(s): Ellen DeGeneres
ISBN 13: 9781455533565
Pages: 304

Title: Hamilton: The Revolution

Lin-Manuel Miranda's groundbreaking musical Hamilton is as revolutionary as its subject, the poor kid from the Caribbean who fought the British, defended the Constitution, and helped to found the United States. Fusing hip-hop, pop, R&B, and the best traditions of theater, this once-in-a-generation show broadens the sound of Broadway, reveals the storytelling power of rap, and claims our country's origins for a diverse new generation. HAMILTON: THE REVOLUTION gives readers an unprecedented view of both revolutions, from the only two writers able to provide it. Miranda, along with Jeremy McCarter, a cultural critic and theater artist who was involved in the project from its earliest stages--"since before this was even a show," according to Miranda--traces its development from an improbable perfor­mance at the White House to its landmark opening night on Broadway six years later. In addition, Miranda has written more than 200 funny, revealing footnotes for his award-winning libretto, the full text of which is published here.
Author(s): Lin-Manuel Miranda
ISBN 13: 9781455539741
Pages: 288
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Title: Work Rules!: Insights from Inside Google That Will Transform How You Live and Lead

This insight is the heart of WORK RULES!, a compelling and surprisingly playful manifesto that offers lessons including: Take away managers' power over employees Learn from your best employees-and your worst Hire only people who are smarter ...
Author(s): Laszlo Bock
ISBN 13: 9781455554799
Pages: 416
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Title: Memory Man

Now he introduces a startling, original new character: a man with perfect memory who must solve his own family's murder. MEMORY MAN Amos Decker's life changed forever--twice. The first time was on the gridiron.
Author(s): David Baldacci
ISBN 13: 9781455559817
Pages: 448
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Title: Esther the Wonder Pig: Changing the World One Heart at a Time

In the summer of 2012, Steve Jenkins was contacted by an old friend about adopting a micro piglet. Though he knew his partner Derek wouldn't be enthusiastic, he agreed to take the adorable little pig anyway, thinking he could care for her himself. Little did he know, that decision would change his and Derek's lives forever. It turned out there was nothing "micro" about Esther, and Steve and Derek had actually signed on to raise a full-sized commercial pig. Within three years, Tiny Esther grew to a whopping 600 pounds. After some real growing pains and a lot of pig-sized messes, it became clear that Esther needed much more space, so Steve and Derek made another life-changing decision: they bought a farm and opened the Happily Ever Esther Farm Sanctuary, where they could care for Esther and other animals in need.
Author(s): Steve Jenkins
ISBN 13: 9781455560783
Pages: 224

Title: Before the Fall

On a foggy summer night, eleven people--ten privileged, one down-on-his-luck painter--depart Martha's Vineyard on a private jet headed for New York. Sixteen minutes later, the unthinkable happens: the plane plunges into the ocean. The only survivors are Scott Burroughs-the painter-and a four-year-old boy, who is now the last remaining member of an immensely wealthy and powerful media mogul's family.
Author(s): Noah Hawley
ISBN 13: 9781455561780
Pages: 400
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Title: Tribe

TRIBE explains why we are stronger when we come together, and how that can be achieved even in today's divided world.
Author(s): Sebastian Junger
ISBN 13: 9781455566389
Pages: 192

Title: The Gods of Guilt

Defense attorney Mickey Haller returns with a haunting case in the gripping new thriller from #1 New York Times bestselling author Michael Connelly. Mickey Haller gets the text, "Call me ASAP - 187," and the California penal code for murder immediately gets his attention. Murder cases have the highest stakes and the biggest paydays, and they always mean Haller has to be at the top of his game. When Mickey learns that the victim was his own former client, a prostitute he thought he had rescued and put on the straight and narrow path, he knows he is on the hook for this one. He soon finds out that she was back in LA and back in the life. Far from saving her, Mickey may have been the one who put her in danger. Haunted by the ghosts of his past, Mickey must work tirelessly and bring all his skill to bear on a case that could mean his ultimate redemption or proof of his ultimate guilt. The Gods of Guilt shows once again why "Michael Connelly excels, easily surpassing John Grisham in the building of courtroom suspense" (Los Angeles Times).
Author(s): Michael Connelly
ISBN 13: 9781455575992
Pages: 416
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Title: It's All Easy: Delicious Weekday Recipes for the Super-Busy Home Cook

Gwyneth Paltrow is back to share more than 125 of her favorite recipes that can be made in the time it would take to order takeout (which often contains high quantities of fat, sugar, and processed ingredients). All the dishes are surprisingly tasty, with little or no sugar, fat, or gluten. From easy breakfasts to lazy suppers, this book has something for everybody. Yummy recipes include Chocolate Cinnamon Overnight Oats, Soft Polenta with Cherry Tomatoes, Chicken Enchiladas, Pita Bread Pizzas, Quick Sesame Noodles, and more! Plus, an innovative chapter for "on-the-go" meals (Moroccan Chicken Salad Wrap, Chopped Salad with Grilled Shrimp, and others) that you can take for lunch to work or school, to a picnic, or to eat while watching soccer practice!
Author(s): Gwyneth Paltrow
ISBN 13: 9781455584215
Pages: 288

Title: The Last Mile (Amos Decker series)

Convicted murderer Melvin Mars is counting down the last hours before his execution--for the violent killing of his parents twenty years earlier--when he's granted an unexpected reprieve. Another man has confessed to the crime. Amos Decker, newly hired on an FBI special task force, takes an interest in Mars's case after discovering the striking similarities to his own life: Both men were talented football players with promising careers cut short by tragedy. Both men's families were brutally murdered. And in both cases, another suspect came forward, years after the killing, to confess to the crime. A suspect who may or may not have been telling the truth.
Author(s): David Baldacci
ISBN 13: 9781455586455
Pages: 432
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Title: The Murder House

No. 7 Ocean Drive is a gorgeous, multi-million-dollar beachfront estate in the Hamptons, where money and privilege know no bounds. But its beautiful gothic exterior