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What the Apothecary Ordered
Questionable Cures Through the Ages
Written by Caroline Rance


Format: eBook
On Sale: August 10, 2014
Price: $10.95

This pocket handbook of medical advice draws together the most bizarre and disgusting cures recommended by healers to their patients from Ancient Greece to the twentieth century. It features such delightful treatments as gargling sugared snail juice for a sore throat (from 1920s Lincolnshire), soothing a child's teething pains with a... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover.
Bungalows

Written by Kathryn Ferry


Format: eBook
On Sale: August 10, 2014
Price: $7.95

 A bungalow is now understood to be a single story home but that definition is a modern one and when introduced to Britain in the late 1860s the bungalow concept implied much more. Its origins lay in India where the native dwelling of Bengal was appropriated by colonial officials. On its... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
The Dog Book
Dogs of Historical Distinction
Written by Kathleen Walker-Meikle


Format: eBook
On Sale: August 10, 2014
Price: $10.95

Excerpts:
 • Homer's Odysseus' ancient faithful dog Argos is the only one to recognize him when he returns from the Trojan War after twenty years. Now neglected and covered in fleas, Argos lay on a dung heap by the stables, but pricked up his ears at his master's approach, wagging his tail... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover.
Handbook of the United States of America, 1880
A Guide to Emigration
Written by LP Brockett


Format: eBook
On Sale: August 10, 2014
Price: $10.95

America’s “golden door” welcomed a huge wave of European immigrants between the 1880s and the 1920s. Millions passed through the gateway of the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island on their way to becoming Americans, and The Handbook of the United States is an authentic reproduction of one of the immigrants&rsquo...

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Also available as a trade paperback.
Horse Racing in Britain and Ireland

Written by Anne Holland


Format: eBook
On Sale: August 10, 2014
Price: $7.95

Historian and experienced rider Anne Holland explores the history of horse racing, from the horses and jockeys, the history and racecourses, to betting and race-goers. The "Sport of Kings," racing dates back to contests between chariots at the ancient Olympics. Racing came to Britain with the Romans, and its popularity, particularly among... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
London Night and Day, 1951
A Guide to Where the Other Books Don't Take You
Written by Old House Books


Format: eBook
On Sale: August 10, 2014
Price: $10.95

This unusual and entertaining guide to the capital gives a snapshot of the best places to visit. Arranged by hour of the day, it takes the reader on a journey around 1950s London, from your morning walk to your visit to the Turkish Bath and late-night taxi home. Includes recommended restaurants... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
Blind

Written by Rachel Dewoskin
Read by Annalie Gernert


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: August 7, 2014
Price: $27.50

When Emma Sasha Silver loses her eyesight in a nightmare accident, she must relearn everything from walking across the street to recognizing her own sisters to imagining colors. One of seven children, Emma used to be the invisible kid, but now it seems everyone is watching her. And just as she’s... Read more >
Also available as an unabridged audio CD.
Air Vagabonds
Oceans, Airmen, and a Quest for Adventure
Written by Anthony J. Vallone


Format: eBook, 312 pages
On Sale: August 6, 2014
Price: $29.95

Air Vagabonds is the story of the amazing, true (mis)adventures of a band of rogues piloting aircraft alone into exotic and deadly destinations.

In the late 1970s and through the 1980s the demand for light aircraft eclipsed anything seen before or since. This created the need for a small air force of... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover.
Chain and Bead Jewelry Geometric Connections
A New Angle on Creating Dimensional Earrings, Bracelets, and Necklaces
Written by Scott David Plumlee


Format: eBook, 160 pages
On Sale: August 6, 2014
Price: $17.99

In Chain and Bead Jewelry Geometric Connections, wirework jewelry designer Scott David Plumlee shares his techniques for creating an amazing array of original designs using copper, silver, brass, and gold jump rings, all inspired by geometric shapes.
 
By adapting and building on the traditional Byzantine chain configuration, Scott creates unique collections... Read more >
The Golden Cup

Written by Belva Plain


Format: eBook, 608 pages
On Sale: August 6, 2014
Price: $7.99

In this magnificent return to the world of Evergreen, Henrietta Roth, an extraordinary woman, fights to control her destiny; and three turbulent generations come vividly to life against a background of immigrant struggle, war, and passion.

"A page-turner... Hard to put down." -- The Washington Post Read more >
Also available as a paperback.
Harvest

Written by Belva Plain


Format: eBook, 432 pages
On Sale: August 6, 2014
Price: $7.99

An unforgettable novel yielding the fruit of hidden passions, corrosive secrets, and tragic rebellion that simultaneously shape and echo the fortunes of three generations. Read more >
Also available as a paperback.
The Longest Silence
A Life in Fishing
Written by Thomas McGuane


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: August 6, 2014
Price: $11.99

With ten books over a thirty-year span, Thomas McGuane has proven himself over and over again "a virtuoso . . . a writer of the first magnitude," as Jonathan Yardley wrote in the New York Times Book Review. "His sheer writing skill is nothing short of amazing." But he has devoted... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
The Oresteia
Agamemnon, Choephoroe, Eumenides
Written by Aeschylus
Translated by George Thomson
Introduction by Richard Seaford


Format: eBook, 176 pages
On Sale: August 6, 2014
Price: $6.99

One of the founding documents of Western culture and the only surviving ancient Greek trilogy, the Oresteia of Aeschylus is one of the great tragedies of all time.

The three plays of the Oresteia portray the bloody events that follow the victorious return of King Agamemnon from the Trojan War, at the...

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Also available as a hardcover.
Shah of Shahs

Written by Ryszard Kapuscinski


Format: eBook, 160 pages
On Sale: August 6, 2014
Price: $9.99

In Shah of Shahs Kapuscinski brings a mythographer's perspective and a novelist's virtuosity to bear on the overthrow of the last Shah of Iran, one of the most infamous of the United States' client-dictators, who resolved to transform his country into "a second America in a generation," only to be toppled... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
The Tao of Beauty

Written by Helen Lee


Format: eBook, 272 pages
On Sale: August 6, 2014
Price: $12.99

The Tao of Beauty proves that the latest beauty secrets are 5,000 years old. Ford fashion model Helen Lee comes from a long line of Chinese herbal practitioners, and when she found that Western beauty solutions were not helping her remedy the stress of a full-time modeling career, she turned back... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
Tapestry

Written by Belva Plain


Format: eBook, 560 pages
On Sale: August 6, 2014
Price: $7.99

Beginning in 1920, paralleling Hitler's rise to power, and encompassing World War II, Bleva Plain's new novel weaves the threads of history into a brilliant tapestry. As vivid events plunge the world into a dizzying vortex of change, an unforgettable American Family must summon up extraordinary courage to face birth, death... Read more >
Also available as a paperback.
Thirty Years' Musical Recollections

Written by E Newman


Format: eBook
On Sale: August 6, 2014
Price: $19.99

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Treasures

Written by Belva Plain


Format: eBook, 528 pages
On Sale: August 6, 2014
Price: $7.99

A story of family... the Osbornes -- two sisters  and a brother -- united by family ties but split  apart by different dreams. Lara, the happy young  wife, longs for the family that will make her life  whole. Connie, wild and lovely, is more like her  brother Eddy -- bright, ambitious, and ready to  seize all that... Read more >
Also available as an abridged audiobook download and a paperback.
Whispers

Written by Belva Plain


Format: eBook, 480 pages
On Sale: August 6, 2014
Price: $7.99

Robert and Lynn Ferguson are a picture-perfect couple  with two beautiful daughters and a lovely home in  an exclusive Connecticut community. Robert is on  the fast track of a major corporation. Lynn is  devoted to her family and good works. But in the  Ferguson's closed doors hide a painful secret Lynn must  keep from the world-and her... Read more >
Also available as an abridged audiobook download and a paperback.
2 A.M. at The Cat's Pajamas

Written by Marie-Helene Bertino


Format: eBook, 272 pages
On Sale: August 5, 2014
Price: $12.99

An enchanting and staggeringly original debut novel about one day in the lives of three unforgettable characters
 
Madeleine Altimari is a smart-mouthed, rebellious nine-year-old who also happens to be an aspiring jazz singer. Still mourning the recent death of her mother, and caring for her grief-stricken father, she doesn’t realize... Read more >
2 A.M. at The Cat's Pajamas

(Available August 5, 2014)
2 A.M. at The Cat's Pajamas
Written by Marie-Helene Bertino
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780804140232
Our Price: $25.00
 Quantity: 1 
2 A.M. at The Cat's Pajamas

Written by Marie-Helene Bertino


Format: Hardcover, 272 pages
On Sale: August 5, 2014
Price: $25.00

An enchanting and staggeringly original debut novel about one day in the lives of three unforgettable characters
 
Madeleine Altimari is a smart-mouthed, rebellious nine-year-old who also happens to be an aspiring jazz singer. Still mourning the recent death of her mother, and caring for her grief-stricken father, she doesn’t realize... Read more >
2 A.M. at The Cat's Pajamas

(Available August 5, 2014)
2 A.M. at The Cat's Pajamas
Written by Marie-Helene Bertino, Read by Angela Goethals
Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
ISBN: 9780804192132
Our Price: $35.00
 Quantity: 1 
2 A.M. at The Cat's Pajamas

Written by Marie-Helene Bertino
Read by Angela Goethals


Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
On Sale: August 5, 2014
Price: $35.00

An enchanting and staggeringly original debut novel about one day in the lives of three unforgettable characters
 
Madeleine Altimari is a smart-mouthed, rebellious nine-year-old who also happens to be an aspiring jazz singer. Still mourning the recent death of her mother, and caring for her grief-stricken father, she doesn’t realize... Read more >
Also available as an unabridged audiobook download, eBook and a hardcover.
2 A.M. at The Cat's Pajamas

Written by Marie-Helene Bertino
Read by Angela Goethals


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: August 5, 2014
Price: $20.00

An enchanting and staggeringly original debut novel about one day in the lives of three unforgettable characters
 
Madeleine Altimari is a smart-mouthed, rebellious nine-year-old who also happens to be an aspiring jazz singer. Still mourning the recent death of her mother, and caring for her grief-stricken father, she doesn’t realize... Read more >
Also available as an unabridged audio CD, eBook and a hardcover.
5,000 Awesome Facts (About Everything!) 2

(Available August 5, 2014)
5,000 Awesome Facts (About Everything!) 2
Written by National Geographic Kids
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426316951
Our Price: $19.99
 Quantity: 1 
5,000 Awesome Facts (About Everything!) 2

Written by National Geographic Kids


Format: Hardcover, 224 pages
On Sale: August 5, 2014
Price: $19.99

More exciting than a video game, this boredom-busting book is an explosion of information about sensational topics kids love: dessert, underwear, amusement parks, pirates, famous criminals, marsupials, Ancient Egypt, famous landmarks, you name it! The new 5,000 Awesome Facts (About Everything!) 2 has even more brain and eye candy rolled into... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover library binding.
5,000 Awesome Facts (About Everything!) 2

(Available August 5, 2014)
5,000 Awesome Facts (About Everything!) 2
Written by National Geographic Kids
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9781426316968
Our Price: $24.90
 Quantity: 1 
5,000 Awesome Facts (About Everything!) 2

Written by National Geographic Kids


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 224 pages
On Sale: August 5, 2014
Price: $24.90

More exciting than a video game, this boredom-busting book is an explosion of information about sensational topics kids love: dessert, underwear, amusement parks, pirates, famous criminals, marsupials, Ancient Egypt, famous landmarks, you name it! The new 5,000 Awesome Facts (About Everything!) 2 has even more brain and eye candy rolled into one beautifully designed... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover.
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