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Admissions Essay Boot Camp

(Available August 5, 2014)
Admissions Essay Boot Camp
Written by Ashley Wellington
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781607746126
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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

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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 >
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Cracking the AP English Language & Composition Exam, 2015 Edition

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Cracking the AP English Language & Composition Exam, 2015 Edition
Written by Princeton Review
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780804125284
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Cracking the AP English Language & Composition Exam, 2015 Edition

Written by Princeton Review


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: August 5, 2014
Price: $18.00

EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO SCORE A PERFECT 5. Equip yourself to ace the AP English Language & Composition Exam with The Princeton Review's comprehensive study guideincluding thorough content reviews, targeted strategies for every question type, and 2 full-length practice tests with complete answer explanations.

We don't have to tell you how... Read more >
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Words for Pictures
Words for Pictures
Written by Brian Michael Bendis, Foreword by Joe Quesada
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780770434359
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Words for Pictures
The Art and Business of Writing Comics and Graphic Novels
Written by Brian Michael Bendis
Foreword by Joe Quesada


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
On Sale: July 22, 2014
Price: $24.99

Best-selling Marvel Comics writer Brian Michael Bendis reveals the comic book writing secrets behind his work on The Avengers, Ultimate Spider-Man, All-New X-Men, and more.

One of the most popular writers in modern comics, Brian Michael Bendis reveals the tools and techniques he and other top creators use to create some of the most... Read more >
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Words for Pictures
Words for Pictures
Written by Brian Michael Bendis, Foreword by Joe Quesada
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780770434366
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Words for Pictures
The Art and Business of Writing Comics and Graphic Novels
Written by Brian Michael Bendis
Foreword by Joe Quesada


Format: eBook, 224 pages
On Sale: July 22, 2014
Price: $14.99

Best-selling Marvel Comics writer Brian Michael Bendis reveals the comic book writing secrets behind his work on The Avengers, Ultimate Spider-Man, All-New X-Men, and more.

Arguably the most popular writer in modern comics, Brian Michael Bendis shares the tools and techniques he uses to create some of the most popular comic book... Read more >
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Dancing on the Head of a Pen
Dancing on the Head of a Pen
Written by Robert Benson
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781400074358
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Dancing on the Head of a Pen
The Practice of a Writing Life
Written by Robert Benson


Format: Hardcover, 192 pages
On Sale: July 15, 2014
Price: $14.99

In this masterful blend of the practical and the spiritual, Robert Benson invites you into the work and rewards of a writer’s life. More than a primer on effective writing, Dancing on the Head of a Pen is a winsome guide to the place in the heart where the life of... Read more >
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Dancing on the Head of a Pen
Dancing on the Head of a Pen
Written by Robert Benson
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307458148
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Dancing on the Head of a Pen
The Practice of a Writing Life
Written by Robert Benson


Format: eBook, 192 pages
On Sale: July 15, 2014
Price: $9.99

In this masterful blend of the practical and the spiritual, Robert Benson invites you into the work and rewards of a writer’s life. More than a primer on effective writing, Dancing on the Head of a Pen is a winsome guide to the place in the heart where the life of... Read more >
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How to Teach Your Children Shakespeare
How to Teach Your Children Shakespeare
Written by Ken Ludwig
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307951502
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How to Teach Your Children Shakespeare

Written by Ken Ludwig


Format: Trade Paperback, 368 pages
On Sale: July 1, 2014
Price: $14.00

A foolproof, enormously fun method of teaching your children the classic works of William Shakespeare
 
To know some Shakespeare provides a head start in life. His plays are among the great bedrocks of Western civilization and contain the finest writing of the past 450 years. Many of the best novels, plays, poems, and films in... Read more >
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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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Another Great Day at Sea
Another Great Day at Sea
Written by Geoff Dyer, Read by Jonathan Cowley
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780553397635
Our Price: $15.00

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Another Great Day at Sea
Life Aboard the USS George H.W. Bush
Written by Geoff Dyer
Read by Jonathan Cowley


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: May 20, 2014
Price: $15.00

From a writer “whose genre-jumping refusal to be pinned down [makes him] an exemplar of our era” (NPR), a new book that confirms his power to astound readers.
 
As a child Geoff Dyer spent long hours making and blotchily painting model fighter planes. So the adult Dyer jumped at the chance of...

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Another Great Day at Sea
Another Great Day at Sea
Written by Geoff Dyer
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307911582
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Another Great Day at Sea
Life Aboard the USS George H.W. Bush
Written by Geoff Dyer


Format: Hardcover, 208 pages
On Sale: May 20, 2014
Price: $24.95

From a writer “whose genre-jumping refusal to be pinned down [makes him] an exemplar of our era” (NPR), a new book that confirms his power to astound readers.
 
As a child Geoff Dyer spent long hours making and blotchily painting model fighter planes. So the adult Dyer jumped at the chance of...

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Another Great Day at Sea
Another Great Day at Sea
Written by Geoff Dyer
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307911599
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Another Great Day at Sea
Life Aboard the USS George H.W. Bush
Written by Geoff Dyer


Format: eBook, 208 pages
On Sale: May 20, 2014
Price: $12.99

From a writer “whose genre-jumping refusal to be pinned down [makes him] an exemplar of our era” (NPR), a new book that confirms his power to astound readers.
 
As a child Geoff Dyer spent long hours making and blotchily painting model fighter planes. So the adult Dyer jumped at the chance of...

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With the Beatles

Written by Lewis Lapham


Format: eBook, 168 pages
On Sale: May 20, 2014
Price: $15.00

Halfway between the summer of love and the Tet offensive, the Beatles went to India to study with the Maharishi—and Lewis Lapham, esteemed Harper's editor and award-winning writer, was there. WITH THE BEATLES is a remarkable book of cultural commentary on that seminal '60s moment.

The ashram in Rishikesh, India was the... Read more >
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Writing from the Senses
Writing from the Senses
Written by Laura Deutsch
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781611800449
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Writing from the Senses
59 Exercises to Ignite Creativity and Revitalize Your Writing
Written by Laura Deutsch


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: May 13, 2014
Price: $14.95

Break through writer's block using your five senses!
The sensory details that infuse our everyday experience—the smell of a favorite dish cooking, the texture of a well-worn coat, hearing a song that reminds you of a person or a time in your life—can be used to add richness and spark to what... Read more >
The Best Punctuation Book, Period
The Best Punctuation Book, Period
Written by June Casagrande
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781607744948
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The Best Punctuation Book, Period
A Comprehensive Guide for Every Writer, Editor, Student, and Businessperson
Written by June Casagrande


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: April 15, 2014
Price: $11.99

This all-in-one reference is a quick and easy way for book, magazine, online, academic, and business writers to look up sticky punctuation questions for all styles including AP (Associated Press), MLA (Modern Language Association), APA (American Psychological Association), and Chicago Manual of Style.

Punctuate with Confidence—No Matter the Style

Confused about punctuation? There’s... Read more >
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The Best Punctuation Book, Period
The Best Punctuation Book, Period
Written by June Casagrande
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781607744931
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The Best Punctuation Book, Period
A Comprehensive Guide for Every Writer, Editor, Student, and Businessperson
Written by June Casagrande


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: April 15, 2014
Price: $14.00

This all-in-one reference is a quick and easy way for book, magazine, online, academic, and business writers to look up sticky punctuation questions for all styles including AP (Associated Press), MLA (Modern Language Association), APA (American Psychological Association), and Chicago Manual of Style.

Punctuate with Confidence—No Matter the Style

Confused about punctuation?... Read more >
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The Elements of Journalism, Revised and Updated 3rd Edition
The Elements of Journalism, Revised and Updated 3rd Edition
Written by Bill Kovach and Tom Rosenstiel
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780804136792
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The Elements of Journalism, Revised and Updated 3rd Edition
What Newspeople Should Know and the Public Should Expect
Written by Bill Kovach and Tom Rosenstiel


Format: eBook, 352 pages
On Sale: April 1, 2014
Price: $11.99

The Book That Every Citizen and Journalist Should Read

“What this book does better than any single book on media history, ethics, or practice is
weave . . . [together] why media audiences have fled and why new technology and megacorporate ownership are putting good journalism at risk.” —Rasmi Simhan, Boston Globe

“Kovach... Read more >
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The Elements of Journalism, Revised and Updated 3rd Edition
The Elements of Journalism, Revised and Updated 3rd Edition
Written by Bill Kovach and Tom Rosenstiel
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780804136785
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The Elements of Journalism, Revised and Updated 3rd Edition
What Newspeople Should Know and the Public Should Expect
Written by Bill Kovach and Tom Rosenstiel


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
On Sale: April 1, 2014
Price: $15.00

Revised and updated with a new preface and material on the rise of social media, the challenges facing printed news, and how journalism can fulfill its purpose in the digital age.
 
Seventeen years ago, the Committee of Concerned Journalists gathered some of America’s most influential newspeople to ask the question... Read more >
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Word Power Made Easy
Word Power Made Easy
Written by Norman Lewis
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307817495
Our Price: $7.99
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Word Power Made Easy
The Complete Handbook for Building a Superior Vocabulary
Written by Norman Lewis


Format: eBook, 544 pages
On Sale: March 18, 2014
Price: $7.99

The most effective vocabulary builder in the English language provides a simple, step-by-step method that will increase your knowledge and mastery of written and spoken English. Word Power Made Easy does more than just add words to your vocabulary. It teaches ideas and a method of broadening your knowledge as an... Read more >
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Advice to the Writer
Advice to the Writer
Written by Stephen Koch
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780812993721
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Advice to the Writer
The Writer's Guide to Plot, Revision, and Autobiography: A Digital Pamphlet: Excerpted from The Modern Library's Writer's Workshop
Written by Stephen Koch


Format: eBook, 15 pages
On Sale: February 25, 2014
Price: $0.99

From Stephen Koch, former chair of Columbia University’s graduate creative writing program, comes essential and practical advice drawn from The Modern Library Writer’s Workshop.
 
With nearly thirty years of teaching experience, Stephen Koch has earned a reputation as an astute and benevolent mentor; and with Advice to the Writer, his... Read more >
Living Language Irish, Complete Edition
Living Language Irish, Complete Edition
Written by Living Language
Format: Package
ISBN: 9780307972422
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Living Language Irish, Complete Edition
Beginner through advanced course, including 3 coursebooks, 9 audio CDs, and free online learning
Written by Living Language


Format: Package, 336 pages
On Sale: February 25, 2014
Price: $49.95

Irish Gaelic, Complete Edition is a unique multimedia course that takes you from a beginner to an advanced level in one convenient package.
 
At the core of Irish Gaelic, Complete Edition is the Living Language Method™, based on linguistic science, proven techniques, and over 65 years of experience. Our method teaches you the whole language, so... Read more >
Living Language Irish, Essential Edition
Living Language Irish, Essential Edition
Written by Living Language
Format: Package
ISBN: 9780804159678
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Living Language Irish, Essential Edition
Beginner course, including coursebook, 3 audio CDs, and free online learning
Written by Living Language


Format: Package, 224 pages
On Sale: February 25, 2014
Price: $22.95

The Essential package is a unique multimedia introduction to Hebrew.
 
At the core of Irish Gaelic, Essential Edition is the Living Language Method™, based on linguistic science, proven techniques, and over 65 years of experience. Our method teaches you the whole language, so you can express yourself, not just recite memorized words... Read more >
The News: A User's Manual
The News: A User's Manual
Written by Alain De Botton
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307911728
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The News: A User's Manual

Written by Alain De Botton


Format: eBook, 272 pages
On Sale: February 11, 2014
Price: $13.99

The news is everywhere. We can’t stop constantly checking it on our computer screens, but what is this doing to our minds?
 
We are never really taught how to make sense of the torrent of news we face every day, writes Alain de Botton (author of the best-selling The Architecture of Happiness)... Read more >
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The News: A User's Manual
The News: A User's Manual
Written by Alain De Botton
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307379122
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The News: A User's Manual

Written by Alain De Botton


Format: Hardcover, 272 pages
On Sale: February 11, 2014
Price: $26.95

The news is everywhere. We can’t stop constantly checking it on our computer screens, but what is this doing to our minds?
 
We are never really taught how to make sense of the torrent of news we face every day, writes Alain de Botton (author of the best-selling The Architecture of Happiness)... Read more >
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550 AP Calculus AB & BC Practice Questions
550 AP Calculus AB & BC Practice Questions
Written by Princeton Review
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780804124461
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550 AP Calculus AB & BC Practice Questions

Written by Princeton Review


Format: eBook, 352 pages
On Sale: January 28, 2014
Price: $10.99

THE PRINCETON REVIEW GETS RESULTS. Get extra preparation for an excellent AP Calculus AB & BC score with 550 extra practice questions and answers. This eBook edition has been optimized for digital reading with cross-linked questions, answers, and explanations.

Practice makes perfect—and The Princeton Review’s 550 AP Calculus AB &... Read more >
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