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Sister Bernadette's Barking Dog
The Quirky History and Lost Art of Diagramming Sentences
Written by Kitty Burns Florey


Format: eBook, 176 pages
On Sale: June 3, 2014
Price: $15.95

Once wildly popular in grammar schools across the country, sentence diagramming has fallen out of fashion. But are we that much worse for not knowing the word-mapping method?

Now, in this illustrated personal history that any language lover will adore, Kitty Burns Florey explores the rise and fall of sentence diagramming, including... Read more >
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Sometimes the Magic Works
Sometimes the Magic Works
Written by Terry Brooks
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780345463586
Our Price: $13.99
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Sometimes the Magic Works
Lessons from a Writing Life
Written by Terry Brooks


Format: eBook0
On Sale: March 4, 2003
Price: $13.99

In 1977, the New York Times Trade Paperback Bestseller list—back then the exclusive province of self-help guides, cartoon collections, and any number of cat books—played host to its very first work of fiction: The Sword of Shannara, an epic quest through a mythical land, by first-time author Terry Brooks. Nineteen New... Read more >
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Word Hero
Word Hero
Written by Jay Heinrichs
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307716378
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Word Hero
A Fiendishly Clever Guide to Crafting the Lines that Get Laughs, Go Viral, and Live Forever
Written by Jay Heinrichs


Format: eBook, 352 pages
On Sale: October 4, 2011
Price: $9.99

Yes, it’s true: you can learn how to be a verbal wizard!
 
Ever hear someone utter an unforgettable phrase and feel yourself reacting with with…well, awe?  Ever read a great quote and think I could never come up with anything that clever?  
 
Daunting as it may seem, there’s... Read more >
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Religious Signing
Religious Signing
Written by Elaine Costello, Ph.D.
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307422958
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Religious Signing
A Comprehensive Guide For All Faiths
Written by Elaine Costello, Ph.D.


Format: eBook, 240 pages
On Sale: August 26, 2009
Price: $16.99

Since the fourth century, when Spanish monks first started signing to communicate during their vows of silence, sign language has been used in religious communities of all faiths. Present-day American Sign Language (ASL) carries on that tradition. Like any living language, it continues to grow and change to meet the communication... Read more >
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More Word Smart
More Word Smart
Written by Princeton Review
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307945051
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More Word Smart

Written by Princeton Review


Format: eBook, 400 pages
On Sale: August 14, 2012
Price: $9.99

Build a More Impressive Vocabulary.

Did you know that:

   • The word "noisome" has nothing whatsoever to do with noise?
   • "Ordinance" and "ordnance" have two distinct meanings?
   • An "errant" fool is a fool who is lost, while an "arrant" fool is one whose foolishness is obvious?

If any of these facts caught you by surprise, then... Read more >
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The Weekend Novelist
The Weekend Novelist
Written by Robert J. Ray and Bret Norris
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307875051
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The Weekend Novelist

Written by Robert J. Ray and Bret Norris


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: August 24, 2011
Price: $13.99

Who doesn't dream of writing a novel while holding on to a day job? Robert J. Ray and coauthor Bret Norris can help readers do just that, with this proven practical and accessible step-by-step guide to completing a novel in just a year's worth of weekends. The Weekend Novelist shows writers... Read more >
The Killing Game

Written by Gary Webb


Format: eBook0
On Sale: January 4, 2011
Price: $16.95

Gary Webb had an inborn journalistic tendency to track down corruption and expose it. For over thirty-four years, he wrote stories about corruption from county, state, and federal levels. He had an almost magnetic effect to these kinds of stories, and it was almost as if the stories found him. It... Read more >
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On an Irish Island
On an Irish Island
Written by Robert Kanigel
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ISBN: 9780307957481
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On an Irish Island

Written by Robert Kanigel


Format: eBook, 336 pages
On Sale: February 7, 2012
Price: $11.99

On an Irish Island is a love letter to a vanished way of life, in which Robert Kanigel, the highly praised author of The Man Who Knew Infinity and The One Best Way, tells the story of the Great Blasket, a wildly beautiful island off the west coast of Ireland, renowned... Read more >
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You Are What You Speak
You Are What You Speak
Written by Robert Lane Greene
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780440339762
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You Are What You Speak
Grammar Grouches, Language Laws, and the Politics of Identity
Written by Robert Lane Greene


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: March 8, 2011
Price: $12.99

"An insightful, accessible examination of the way in which day-to-day speech is tangled in a complicated web of history, politics, race, economics and power." - Kirkus


What is it about other people’s language that moves some of us to anxiety or even rage? For centuries, sticklers the world over have donned the... Read more >
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When You Catch an Adjective, Kill It
When You Catch an Adjective, Kill It
Written by Ben Yagoda
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780767929318
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When You Catch an Adjective, Kill It
The Parts of Speech, for Better And/Or Worse
Written by Ben Yagoda


Format: eBook, 272 pages
On Sale: February 12, 2008
Price: $11.99

What do you get when you mix nine parts of speech, one great writer, and generous dashes of insight, humor, and irreverence? One phenomenally entertaining language book.

In his waggish yet authoritative book, Ben Yagoda has managed to undo the dark work of legions of English teachers and libraries of dusty grammar... Read more >
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