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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 >
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.
550 AP European History Practice Questions

(Available August 5, 2014)
550 AP European History Practice Questions
Written by Princeton Review
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780804124904
Our Price: $16.99
 Quantity: 1 
550 AP European History Practice Questions

Written by Princeton Review


Format: Trade Paperback, 416 pages
On Sale: August 5, 2014
Price: $16.99

THE PRINCETON REVIEW GETS RESULTS. Get extra preparation for an excellent AP European History score with 550 practice questions and answers.

Practice makes perfect—and The Princeton Review’s 550 AP European History Practice Questions gives you everything you need to work your way to the top. Inside, you’ll find tips and strategies for... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
900 Practice Questions for the Upper Level SSAT & ISEE

(Available August 5, 2014)
900 Practice Questions for the Upper Level SSAT & ISEE
Written by Princeton Review
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780804124867
Our Price: $18.99
 Quantity: 1 
900 Practice Questions for the Upper Level SSAT & ISEE

Written by Princeton Review


Format: Trade Paperback, 544 pages
On Sale: August 5, 2014
Price: $18.99

PRACTICE MAKES PERFECT ... and The Princeton Review brings you all the practice you need to ace the Upper Level SSAT or ISEE and get into the private school of your choice.

The Secondary School Aptitude Test (SSAT) and Independent School Entrance Examination (ISEE) are crucial parts of the application process for... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
Admissions Essay Boot Camp

(Available August 5, 2014)
Admissions Essay Boot Camp
Written by Ashley Wellington
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781607746126
Our Price: $14.99
 Quantity: 1 
Admissions Essay Boot Camp
How to Write Your Way into the Elite College of Your Dreams
Written by Ashley Wellington


Format: Trade Paperback, 176 pages
On Sale: August 5, 2014
Price: $14.99

Founder of elite college prep agency Mint Tutors and upcoming star of Bravo's tentatively titled Ivy League Confidential, Ashley Wellington shares hard-hitting essay-writing advice tailored to each student's strengths and potential pitfalls, inspiring students to write as if guided by their own personal college admissions tutor.

Your Own Pocket Essay Tutor

... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
Admissions Essay Boot Camp
How to Write Your Way into the Elite College of Your Dreams
Written by Ashley Wellington


Format: eBook, 208 pages
On Sale: August 5, 2014
Price: $11.99

Founder of elite college prep agency Mint Tutors and upcoming star of Bravo's tentatively titled Ivy League Confidential, Ashley Wellington shares hard-hitting essay-writing advice tailored to each student's strengths and potential pitfalls, inspiring students to write as if guided by their own personal college admissions tutor.

Your Own Pocket Essay Tutor

... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
Aisthesis

(Available August 5, 2014)
Aisthesis
Written by Jacques Ranciere, Translated by Zakir Paul
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781781683088
Our Price: $19.95
 Quantity: 1 
Aisthesis
Scenes from the Aesthetic Regime of Art
Written by Jacques Ranciere
Translated by Zakir Paul


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
On Sale: August 5, 2014
Price: $19.95

Composed in a series of scenes, Aisthesis–Rancière’s definitive statement on the aesthetic–takes its reader from Dresden in 1764 to New York in 1941. Along the way, we view the Belvedere Torso with Winckelmann, accompany Hegel to the museum and Mallarmé to the Folies-Bergère, attend a lecture by Emerson, visit exhibitions in... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a hardcover.
Alvin Ho: Allergic to Babies, Burglars, and Other Bumps in the Night

(Available August 5, 2014)
Alvin Ho: Allergic to Babies, Burglars, and Other Bumps in the Night
Written by Lenore Look, Illustrated by LeUyen Pham
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780385386005
Our Price: $6.99
 Quantity: 1 
Alvin Ho: Allergic to Babies, Burglars, and Other Bumps in the Night

Written by Lenore Look
Illustrated by LeUyen Pham


Format: Trade Paperback, 192 pages
On Sale: August 5, 2014
Price: $6.99

Here is the fifth book in the beloved and hilarious Alvin Ho chapter book series, which has been compared to Diary of a Wimpy Kid and is perfect for beginning and reluctant readers.

Alvin, an Asian American second grader who's afraid of everything, has started to notice his mother getting bigger... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a hardcover.
Alvin Ho: Allergic to the Great Wall, the Forbidden Palace, and Other Tourist Attractions

Written by Lenore Look
Illustrated by LeUyen Pham


Format: eBook, 176 pages
On Sale: August 5, 2014
Price: $7.99

Here’s the sixth book in the beloved and hilarious Alvin Ho chapter book series, which has been compared to Diary of a Wimpy Kid and is perfect for both beginning and reluctant readers.

Alvin, an Asian American second grader who’s afraid of everything, is taking his fears to a whole new... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover and a hardcover library binding.
Alvin Ho: Allergic to the Great Wall, the Forbidden Palace, and Other Tourist Attractions

(Available August 5, 2014)
Alvin Ho: Allergic to the Great Wall, the Forbidden Palace, and Other Tourist Attractions
Written by Lenore Look, Illustrated by LeUyen Pham
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9780385369732
Our Price: $18.99
 Quantity: 1 
Alvin Ho: Allergic to the Great Wall, the Forbidden Palace, and Other Tourist Attractions

Written by Lenore Look
Illustrated by LeUyen Pham


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 176 pages
On Sale: August 5, 2014
Price: $18.99

Here’s the sixth book in the beloved and hilarious Alvin Ho chapter book series, which has been compared to Diary of a Wimpy Kid and is perfect for both beginning and reluctant readers.

Alvin, an Asian American second grader who’s afraid of everything, is taking his fears to a whole new... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a hardcover.
Alvin Ho: Allergic to the Great Wall, the Forbidden Palace, and Other Tourist Attractions

(Available August 5, 2014)
Alvin Ho: Allergic to the Great Wall, the Forbidden Palace, and Other Tourist Attractions
Written by Lenore Look, Illustrated by LeUyen Pham
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780385369725
Our Price: $15.99
 Quantity: 1 
Alvin Ho: Allergic to the Great Wall, the Forbidden Palace, and Other Tourist Attractions

Written by Lenore Look
Illustrated by LeUyen Pham


Format: Hardcover, 176 pages
On Sale: August 5, 2014
Price: $15.99

Here’s the sixth book in the beloved and hilarious Alvin Ho chapter book series, which has been compared to Diary of a Wimpy Kid and is perfect for both beginning and reluctant readers.

Alvin, an Asian American second grader who’s afraid of everything, is taking his fears to a whole new... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a hardcover library binding.
Angus and Sadie

(Available August 5, 2014)
Angus and Sadie
Written by Cynthia Voigt, Read by Wendy Carter
Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
ISBN: 9780553396355
Our Price: $30.00
 Quantity: 1 
Angus and Sadie

Written by Cynthia Voigt
Read by Wendy Carter


Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
On Sale: August 5, 2014
Price: $30.00

Angus is black and white and strong.

Sadie is reddish brown and white and small.

"They don't look much alike," says Missus.

"They don't act much alike," says Mister.

Angus and Sadie are brother and sister. Angus is bigger. He is a good, brave, and clever dog -- and he likes that. Sadie isn't as... Read more >
Also available as an unabridged audiobook download.
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