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Immortal Words

Written by Terry Breverton


Format: eBook, 384 pages
On Sale: November 5, 2013
Price: $12.95

Immortal Words is an anthology of history’s most memorable, uplifting and thought-provoking quotations from all ages and nations. The texts are drawn not only from the works and words of great writers, thinkers and orators, but also from less well-known sources such as gravestones, book dedications, speeches and political manifestos, letters... Read more >
Words of Wisdom

Written by Gareth Southwell


Format: eBook, 384 pages
On Sale: November 5, 2013
Price: $16.95

Words of Wisdom brings together 360 of philosophy’s most famous quotations, explaining their meaning and telling the stories behind them. Western philosophy may be said to have begun in ancient Greece, where, inscribed in his temple at Delphi, the words of the god Apollo commanded those who sought wisdom to first... Read more >
Immortal Last Words

Written by Terry Breverton


Format: eBook, 384 pages
On Sale: September 3, 2013
Price: $12.95

Immortal Last Words is a fascinating, diverse collection of history’s most uplifting, entertaining and thought-provoking dying remarks and final farewells.

The 370 entries in this book have been drawn from some of history’s greatest statesmen, poets, scientists, novelists and warriors—the eminent men and women who have shaped events over the last... Read more >
Quotes Every Man Should Know
Quotes Every Man Should Know
Written by Nick Mamatas
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781594746369
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Quotes Every Man Should Know

Written by Nick Mamatas


Format: Hardcover, 144 pages
On Sale: August 13, 2013
Price: $9.95

Filled with the wit of Winston Churchill, the insight of Aristotle, and the genius of George Carlin, this pocket-size companion is a thinking man's arsenal of quotes, quips, and comebacks. Quotes Every Man Should Know offers in-depth investigations into "who said what," counterquotes for common clichés, and tips for citing sayings without... Read more >
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Quotes Every Man Should Know

Written by Nick Mamatas


Format: eBook, 144 pages
On Sale: August 13, 2013
Price: $9.95

Filled with the wit of Winston Churchill, the insight of Aristotle, and the genius of George Carlin, this pocket-size companion is a thinking man's arsenal of quotes, quips, and comebacks. Quotes Every Man Should Know offers in-depth investigations into "who said what," counterquotes for common clichés, and tips for citing sayings without sounding...

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El Gran Libro de las Frases Celebres
El Gran Libro de las Frases Celebres
Written by Arturo Ortega Blake
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9786073114073
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El Gran Libro de las Frases Celebres

Written by Arturo Ortega Blake


Format: Trade Paperback, 656 pages
On Sale: July 16, 2013
Price: $17.00

El vasto universo del conocimiento al alcance de todos.

A partir de un esmerado cuidado en la selección y la edición, esta compilación reúne más de 13,000 frases y abarca cientos de temas, que en su conjunto representan una forma eficaz y contundente de transmitir el conocimiento de todos los tiempos.
He aquí... Read more >
Mom Candy
Mom Candy
Written by Jena Pincott
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780375723827
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Mom Candy
1,000 Quotes of Inspiration for Mothers
Written by Jena Pincott


Format: Hardcover, 400 pages
On Sale: April 16, 2013
Price: $16.99

Sweet, satisfying and calming, Mom Candy is the perfect pick-me-up gift for mothers of all ages. With 1,000 quotes, reflections, and insights Mom Candy gets at the heart of motherhood—from the anticipation of pregnancy and the arrival of a new baby, through the early years and the school days, to the lifelong bond... Read more >
Sunbeams, Revised Edition
Sunbeams, Revised Edition
Edited by Sy Safransky
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781583943564
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Sunbeams, Revised Edition
A Book of Quotations
Edited by Sy Safransky


Format: Trade Paperback, 208 pages
On Sale: January 3, 2012
Price: $15.95

The only thing that makes life possible is permanent, intolerable uncertainty: not knowing what comes next” (Ursula K. Le Guin). “Life must be lived forwards, but can only be understood backwards” (Søren Kierkegaard). “When they tell you to grow up, they mean stop growing” (Tom Robbins). If brevity is the soul... Read more >
Geek Wisdom
Geek Wisdom
Written by N. K. Jemisin, Genevieve Valentine, Eric San Juan and Zaki Hasan, Edited by Stephen H. Segal
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781594745270
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Geek Wisdom

Written by N. K. Jemisin, Genevieve Valentine, Eric San Juan and Zaki Hasan
Edited by Stephen H. Segal


Format: Hardcover, 224 pages
On Sale: August 2, 2011
Price: $14.95

THE GEEKS HAVE INHERITED THE EARTH.

Computer nerds are our titans of industry; comic-book superheroes are our Hollywood idols; the Internet is our night on the town. Clearly, geeks know something about life in the 21st century that other folks don’t—something we all can learn from. Geek Wisdom takes as gospel some... Read more >
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Geek Wisdom

Written by N. K. Jemisin, Genevieve Valentine, Eric San Juan and Zaki Hasan
Edited by Stephen H. Segal


Format: eBook
On Sale: August 2, 2011
Price: $14.95

THE GEEKS HAVE INHERITED THE EARTH.

Computer nerds are our titans of industry; comic-book superheroes are our Hollywood idols; the Internet is our night on the town. Clearly, geeks know something about life in the 21st century that other folks don’t—something we all can learn from. Geek Wisdom takes as gospel some... Read more >
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Stupid Movie Lines
Stupid Movie Lines
Written by Kathryn Petras and Ross Petras
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307800954
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Stupid Movie Lines
The 776 Dumbest Things Ever Uttered on the Silver Screen
Written by Kathryn Petras and Ross Petras


Format: eBook, 224 pages
On Sale: July 6, 2011
Price: $8.99

The creme de la crud of screen history

"War! War! That's all you think of, Dick Plantagenet! You burner! You pillager!"
--Virginia Mayo as Lady Edith to George Sanders in King Richard and the Crusaders (1954)

"Visits? That would indicate visitors."
--Army captain learning of alien visits in Plan 9 from Outer Space (1959)

"When I'm... Read more >
Paper Lanterns
Paper Lanterns
Edited by Sy Safransky, Tim McKee and Andrew Snee
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781583942468
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Paper Lanterns
More Quotations from the Back Pages of The Sun
Edited by Sy Safransky, Tim McKee and Andrew Snee


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
On Sale: May 3, 2011
Price: $16.95

Spanning regions, eras, religions, and philosophies, Paper Lanterns is a thoughtful collection of quotations that have appeared in The Sun magazine, which boasts a loyal readership of 70,000 people. With quotes by writers, artists, mystics, humorists, philosophers, and others, the book takes readers on a journey through innocence and experience, love... Read more >
Women Know Everything!
Women Know Everything!
Written by Karen Weekes
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781594745065
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Women Know Everything!

Written by Karen Weekes


Format: Trade Paperback, 480 pages
On Sale: February 15, 2011
Price: $16.95

WIT AND WISDOM FROM A TO Z

With more than 3,000 quotations on everything from fashion and feminism to men, marriage, friendship, history, technology, sports, and more, this massive compilation proves once and for all that women know everything! Each page offers wisdom, wit, and inspiration from a host of legendary women—from Jane Austen and Colette to Madonna, Marilyn... Read more >
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Women Know Everything!

Written by Karen Weekes


Format: eBook
On Sale: February 15, 2011
Price: $16.95

WIT AND WISDOM FROM A TO Z

With more than 3,000 quotations on everything from fashion and feminism to men, marriage, friendship, history, technology, sports, and more, this massive compilation proves once and for all that women know everything! Each page offers wisdom, wit, and inspiration from a host of legendary women—from Jane Austen and Colette to Madonna, Marilyn... Read more >
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776 Stupidest Things Ever Said
776 Stupidest Things Ever Said
Written by Ross Petras and Kathryn Petras
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307764621
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776 Stupidest Things Ever Said

Written by Ross Petras and Kathryn Petras


Format: eBook, 240 pages
On Sale: December 8, 2010
Price: $7.99

A connoisseur's compendium of Freudian slips,  spoonerisms, double-talk, and utter bosh from famous  and infamous figures past and present -- a  complete course in anti-eloquence by the foot-in-mouth  champions of all time.


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A Trail of Memories
A Trail of Memories
Written by Angelique L'Amour
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307768414
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A Trail of Memories
The Quotations Of Louis L'Amour
Written by Angelique L'Amour


Format: eBook, 240 pages
On Sale: December 1, 2010
Price: $10.99

For decades, generations of readers have shared their favorite passages of favorite Louis L'Amour novels and short stories: parents with their children, neighbors with their friends, executives with their staff and clergy with their congregations. They pass around dog-eared copies of the books, underlined and yellowing, recalling words that echoes in... Read more >
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The 267 Stupidest Things Democrats/Republicans Ever Said
The 267 Stupidest Things Democrats/Republicans Ever Said
Written by Ted Rueter
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307432520
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The 267 Stupidest Things Democrats/Republicans Ever Said

Written by Ted Rueter


Format: eBook, 128 pages
On Sale: August 4, 2010
Price: $8.99

A hilarious bipartisan collection of rants, malapropisms, doublespeak, and just plain idiocy from lifelong politicians and Washington wannabes.

Whether it's a Republican mayor on crime -- "The streets are safe in Philadelphia. It's only the people who make them unsafe (Frank Rizzo) -- or his Democratic counterpart on the same subject... Read more >
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Advice to Writers
Advice to Writers
Written by Jon Winokur
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307554154
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Advice to Writers
A Compendium of Quotes, Anecdotes, and Writerly Wisdom from a Dazzling Array of Literary Lights
Written by Jon Winokur


Format: eBook, 240 pages
On Sale: April 28, 2010
Price: $13.99

In Advice to Writers, Jon Winokur, author of the bestselling The Portable Curmudgeon, gathers the counsel of more than four hundred celebrated authors in a treasury on the world of writing. Here are literary lions on everything from the passive voice to promotion and publicity: James Baldwin on the practiced illusion... Read more >
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LOVE
LOVE
Written by B.C. Aronson
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307496621
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LOVE
Quotes and Passages from the Heart
Written by B.C. Aronson


Format: eBook, 224 pages
On Sale: March 3, 2010
Price: $13.99

“True love is like ghosts, which everybody talks about and few have seen.”
Francois, Duc de La Rochefoucauld, Writer

“To have a good friend is the purest of all God's gifts, for it is a love that has no exchange of payment. It is not inherited, as with a family. It is not... Read more >
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Consider This...
Consider This...
Written by Barbara Ann Kipfer
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307494580
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Consider This...
Questions That Make You Think
Written by Barbara Ann Kipfer


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: February 10, 2010
Price: $11.99

Over 1,000 provocative, thought-provoking questions are posed in the latest book by bestselling author, Barbara Ann Kipfer. Tackling philosophical questions in a fun, engaging way, this impulse purchase is bound to provoke hours of conversation with friends, colleagues, and family. Examples include:

*What makes something beautiful?
*Does everything in life have... Read more >
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You Don't Have to Be Buddhist to Know Nothing
You Don't Have to Be Buddhist to Know Nothing
Edited by Joan Konner
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781591027577
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You Don't Have to Be Buddhist to Know Nothing
An Illustrious Collection of Thoughts on Naught
Edited by Joan Konner


Format: Hardcover, 333 pages
On Sale: October 27, 2009
Price: $17.00

" ‘Nothing’ is the force
That renovates the World."
—EMILY DICKINSON

"I love talking about nothing….It is the only thing I know anything about." –OSCAR WILDE

"Nothingness lies coiled in the heart of being—like a worm." —JEAN-PAUL SARTRE

"Who in this world has not felt the power of this: a nothing!"—VICTOR HUGO

Whether a subject of... Read more >
The Speaker's Book of Quotations, Updated and Revised
The Speaker's Book of Quotations, Updated and Revised
Written by Henry O. Dormann
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307568267
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The Speaker's Book of Quotations, Updated and Revised

Written by Henry O. Dormann


Format: eBook, 336 pages
On Sale: July 29, 2009
Price: $13.99

FROM THE WORLDS OF BUSINESS, POLITICS, HISTORY, LITERATURE, ENTERTAINMENT, AND MORE . . .

"Think how much happier women would be if, instead of endlessly fretting about what the males in their lives are thinking, they could relax, secure in the knowledge that the correct answer is: very little."
--DAVE BARRY

"I'd tell you... Read more >
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The Quotable Douchebag
The Quotable Douchebag
Compiled by Margaret Mcguire
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781594744259
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The Quotable Douchebag
A Treasury of Spectacularly Stupid Remarks
Compiled by Margaret Mcguire


Format: Trade Paperback, 144 pages
On Sale: July 1, 2009
Price: $12.95

Did he really just say that?!?
 
Douchebags have a gift for speaking the unspeakable. Vain, arrogant, brash, and clueless, they’re the worst the male species has to offer—and now their most outlandish statements have been compiled into a single volume. The Quotable Douchebag features dozens of boneheaded and tasteless remarks... Read more >
The Leader's Mentor
The Leader's Mentor
Written by Ian Jackman
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307537119
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The Leader's Mentor

Written by Ian Jackman


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: March 25, 2009
Price: $12.99

What Makes a Leader?

“Leadership is the thing that wins battles. I have it but I’ll be damned if I can define it.” –General George S. Patton

Leadership is often daunting. Because every situation is different, there is no foolproof, one-size-fits-all approach to learning the ropes. Instead there are a dizzying number of...
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To Quote a Queer
To Quote a Queer
Edited by John Lessard
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781594742231
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To Quote a Queer

Edited by John Lessard


Format: Trade Paperback, 480 pages
On Sale: April 1, 2008
Price: $18.95

We’re here! We’re queer! And we’re hilarious!
 
Not to mention clever, eloquent, bitchy, poetic, luminous, and dead-on brilliant! To Quote a Queer features more than 2,000 quotations from the LGBT community and icons of queer culture on a wide range of subjects, including
 
     •  Childhood: “Bike-riding and tree-climbing... Read more >
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