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London's Statues and Monuments

Written by Peter Matthews


Format: eBook, 248 pages
On Sale: July 24, 2012
Price: $10.95

The streets and public spaces of London are rich with statues and monuments commemorating the great people of history. From the monumental Nelson's Column in Trafalgar Square and Sir Christopher Wren's Great Fire Monument to the charming Peter Pan statue in Kensington Gardens, and the bronze of Paddington Bear on the... Read more >
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On Method Acting
On Method Acting
Written by Edward Dwight
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307823779
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On Method Acting

Written by Edward Dwight


Format: eBook, 208 pages
On Sale: July 11, 2012
Price: $7.99

Practiced by such actors of stature as Marlon Brando, Robert De Niro, Julie Harris, Dustin Hoffman, and Ellen Burstyn (not to mention the late James Dean) the Method offers a practical application of the renowned Stanislavsky technique.

On Method Acting demystifies the "mysteries" of Method acting -- breaking down the various steps... Read more >
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Remember Everything You Read
Remember Everything You Read
Written by Dr. Stanley D. Frank
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307820440
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Remember Everything You Read

Written by Dr. Stanley D. Frank


Format: eBook, 212 pages
On Sale: June 13, 2012
Price: $6.99

For the first time, in a book, the secrets that have made the completely revised Evelyn Wood learning program so effective and popular are revealed so that the general public may enter this incredible and dynamic learning process. Read more >
Stuff Every American Should Know
Stuff Every American Should Know
Written by Denise Kiernan and Joseph D'Agnese
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781594745829
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Stuff Every American Should Know

Written by Denise Kiernan and Joseph D'Agnese


Format: Hardcover, 144 pages
On Sale: June 5, 2012
Price: $9.95

This pocket-sized companion is filled with stuff every American should know.
 
Who played the first game of baseball? What’s a bicameral congress? Where did Mount Rushmore come from? Who is Geronimo and who do we yell his name when we jump?
 
Stuff Every American Should Know answers these questions... Read more >
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Stuff Every American Should Know

Written by Denise Kiernan and Joseph D'Agnese


Format: eBook
On Sale: June 5, 2012
Price: $9.95

This pocket-sized companion is filled with stuff every American should know.
 
Who played the first game of baseball? What’s a bicameral congress? Where did Mount Rushmore come from? Who is Geronimo and who do we yell his name when we jump?
 
Stuff Every American Should Know answers these questions... Read more >
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London's Statues and Monuments
London's Statues and Monuments
Written by Peter Matthews
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747807988
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London's Statues and Monuments

Written by Peter Matthews


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: May 22, 2012
Price: $19.95

The streets and public spaces of London are rich with statues and monuments commemorating the great people of history. From the monumental Nelson's Column in Trafalgar Square and Sir Christopher Wren's Great Fire Monument to the charming Peter Pan statue in Kensington Gardens, and the bronze of Paddington Bear on the... Read more >
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Stuff Every Dad Should Know

Written by Brett Cohen


Format: eBook
On Sale: May 1, 2012
Price: $9.95

You’ve Got Children. We’ve Got Answers.

From changing diapers and burping babies to building sand castles and hosting a sleepover party, this book is loaded with Stuff Every Dad Should Know. Readers will discover: 

     •  How to Rid a Room of Monsters
     •  How to Squelch a Temper Tantrum
    ... Read more >
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Stuff Every Dad Should Know
Stuff Every Dad Should Know
Written by Brett Cohen
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781594745539
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Stuff Every Dad Should Know

Written by Brett Cohen


Format: Hardcover, 144 pages
On Sale: May 1, 2012
Price: $9.95

You’ve Got Children. We’ve Got Answers.

From changing diapers and burping babies to building sand castles and hosting a sleepover party, this book is loaded with Stuff Every Dad Should Know. Readers will discover: 

     •  How to Rid a Room of Monsters
     •  How to Squelch a Temper... Read more >
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The Pregnancy Countdown Book
The Pregnancy Countdown Book
Written by Susan Magee, Contribution by Kara Nakisbendi, M.D.
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781594745737
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The Pregnancy Countdown Book
Nine Months of Practical Tips, Useful Advice, and Uncensored Truths
Written by Susan Magee
Contribution by Kara Nakisbendi, M.D.


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: April 3, 2012
Price: $14.95

The average pregnancy lasts 280 days—and the suspense can be excruciating! The Pregnancy Countdown Book counts down the biggest milestones every step of the way, with one page of helpful information for each day of your pregnancy. Here are tips from doctors and mothers, amusing anecdotes and quotes, and all of... Read more >
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Stuff Every Mom Should Know

Written by Heather Gibbs Flett and Whitney Moss


Format: eBook
On Sale: March 27, 2012
Price: $9.95

A Mother Should Trust Her Instincts

Or so they say. But when you’re not completely sure how to handle a parenting problem, Stuff Every Mom Should Know has the answers, including:

     •  How to Swaddle a Baby
     •  Fifteen Birthday-Party Survival Tips
     •  The Truth about Potty Training
     •  The... Read more >
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Stuff Every Mom Should Know
Stuff Every Mom Should Know
Written by Heather Gibbs Flett and Whitney Moss
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781594745522
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Stuff Every Mom Should Know

Written by Heather Gibbs Flett and Whitney Moss


Format: Hardcover, 144 pages
On Sale: March 27, 2012
Price: $9.95

A Mother Should Trust Her Instincts

Or so they say. But when you’re not completely sure how to handle a parenting problem, Stuff Every Mom Should Know has the answers, including:

     •  How to Swaddle a Baby
     •  Fifteen Birthday-Party Survival Tips
     •  The Truth about... Read more >
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Preparing for Your Move Abroad
Preparing for Your Move Abroad
Written by Rona Hart
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781857336443
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Preparing for Your Move Abroad
Relocating, Settling In and Managing Culture Shock
Written by Rona Hart


Format: Trade Paperback, 240 pages
On Sale: March 6, 2012
Price: $19.95

This comprehensive, step-by-step guide is designed to prepare you for your move abroad and to enable you to manage the transition effectively. Alone in the market, it combines the practical, cultural, and psychological aspects of relocation, and helps to allay the fears and reduce the stresses that accompany this major event...

Read more >
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Insults Every Man Should Know

Written by Nick Mamatas


Format: eBook
On Sale: November 1, 2011
Price: $9.95

Hard-Hitting Insults for Every Occasion

Including

     •  Insulting Someone’s Intelligence
     •  Insulting Someone’s Sexual Prowess
     •  Insults for the Office
     •  Insults on Game Day
     •  Insults throughout History
     •  Insults from around the World

Plus insulting gestures, backhanded compliments, comebacks, all the... Read more >
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Insults Every Man Should Know
Insults Every Man Should Know
Written by Nick Mamatas
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781594745249
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Insults Every Man Should Know

Written by Nick Mamatas


Format: Hardcover, 144 pages
On Sale: November 1, 2011
Price: $9.95

Hard-Hitting Insults for Every Occasion

Including

     •  Insulting Someone’s Intelligence
     •  Insulting Someone’s Sexual Prowess
     •  Insults for the Office
     •  Insults on Game Day
     •  Insults throughout History
     •  Insults from around the World

Plus insulting gestures, backhanded compliments, comebacks, all the... Read more >
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Little Old Lady Recipes
Little Old Lady Recipes
Written by Meg Favreau, Photographed by Michael E. Reali
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781594745188
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Little Old Lady Recipes
Comfort Food and Kitchen Table Wisdom
Written by Meg Favreau
Photographed by Michael E. Reali


Format: Hardcover, 160 pages
On Sale: November 1, 2011
Price: $14.95

Celebrity chefs? Immersion blenders? Who needs ’em?!?

Little Old Lady Recipes honors the extraordinary women who create potluck dinners, church socials, and the best desserts you’ve ever tasted. Every page features their simple, no-frills recipes for pot roast, meat loaf, dumplings, corn bread, fried chicken, bundt cake, and other old-time favorites—along... Read more >
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This Saint Will Change Your Life
This Saint Will Change Your Life
Written by Thomas J. Craughwell
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781594745287
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This Saint Will Change Your Life

Written by Thomas J. Craughwell


Format: Trade Paperback, 480 pages
On Sale: November 1, 2011
Price: $19.95

Heaven Help Us!

Your days of worry and frustration are over. Whoever you are, whatever you do, there’s a patron saint who wants to help you—specifically you—with your troubles. This Saint Will Change Your Life features 300 patron saints for every person and situation imaginable.

     •  There are patron saints for... Read more >
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This Saint Will Change Your Life

Written by Thomas J. Craughwell


Format: eBook
On Sale: November 1, 2011
Price: $19.95

Heaven Help Us!

Your days of worry and frustration are over. Whoever you are, whatever you do, there’s a patron saint who wants to help you—specifically you—with your troubles. This Saint Will Change Your Life features 300 patron saints for every person and situation imaginable.

     •  There are patron saints for... Read more >
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The Modern Gentleman, 2nd Edition
The Modern Gentleman, 2nd Edition
Written by Phineas Mollod and Jason Tesauro
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781607740193
Our Price: $13.99
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The Modern Gentleman, 2nd Edition
A Guide to Essential Manners, Savvy, and Vice
Written by Phineas Mollod and Jason Tesauro


Format: eBook, 356 pages
On Sale: May 24, 2011
Price: $13.99

Refine your cool with this quintessential sourcebook of manners and mischief. Author–raconteurs Phineas Mollod and Jason Tesauro offer timely advice and timeless wisdom for adventurous gents curious about:

JAZZ & FLASKMANSHIP
FRIENDS & GAFFES
DATING & ENTERTAINING
TWEETIQUETTE & MODERN LIT
TUXEDOS & TATTOOS
CAVIAR & CRASH PADS
BYO, BBQ & IOUs
 
With... Read more >
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The Pregnancy Countdown Book

Written by Susan Magee
Contribution by Kara Nakisbendi, M.D.


Format: eBook
On Sale: May 18, 2011
Price: $14.95

The average pregnancy lasts 280 days—and the suspense can be excruciating! The Pregnancy Countdown Book counts down the biggest milestones every step of the way, with one page of helpful information for each day of your pregnancy. Here are tips from doctors and mothers, amusing anecdotes and quotes, and all of... Read more >
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Recipes Every Man Should Know

Written by Susan Russo and Brett Cohen


Format: eBook
On Sale: May 18, 2011
Price: $9.95

Gentleman, start your ovens!
 
We’re mixing bacon with brownies! We’re pouring beer into chili! We’re stirring up tomato gravy so thick and tasty, we refuse to call it sauce! This easy pocket-sized companion shows you how to make all the food a man can’t live without, including:
 
     • ... Read more >
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Stuff Every Woman Should Know

Written by Alanna Kalb


Format: eBook
On Sale: May 18, 2011
Price: $9.95

This pocket-sized companion features everything a woman should know including:
 
     •  How to Ask for a Raise
     •  Ten Stylish Pieces Every Woman Should Own
     •  How to Throw a Football
     •  Good Responses to Bad Pick-Up Lines
     •  How to Host a Cocktail Party
... Read more >
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Lessons at the Fence Post
Lessons at the Fence Post
Written by Paul D. Cummings
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307775702
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Lessons at the Fence Post

Written by Paul D. Cummings


Format: eBook, 208 pages
On Sale: April 27, 2011
Price: $7.99

"Remember, life is a marathon and not a sprint.
Train yourself to go the distance."

The homespun wisdom that young Paul Cummings received while he and his granddad talked beside an Arkansas fence post has enriched his life beyond measure. Now he shares with us a treasure-trove of nearly two hundred inspiring insights... Read more >
The Modern Gentleman, 2nd Edition
The Modern Gentleman, 2nd Edition
Written by Phineas Mollod and Jason Tesauro
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781607740063
Our Price: $15.99
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The Modern Gentleman, 2nd Edition
A Guide to Essential Manners, Savvy, and Vice
Written by Phineas Mollod and Jason Tesauro


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
On Sale: April 26, 2011
Price: $15.99

Refine your cool with this quintessential sourcebook of manners and mischief. Author–raconteurs Phineas Mollod and Jason Tesauro offer timely advice and timeless wisdom for adventurous gents curious about:

JAZZ & FLASKMANSHIP
FRIENDS & GAFFES
DATING & ENTERTAINING
TWEETIQUETTE & MODERN LIT
TUXEDOS & TATTOOS
CAVIAR & CRASH PADS
BYO, BBQ & IOUs
 
With... Read more >
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Getting into Money: A Career Guide
Getting into Money: A Career Guide
Written by Cheri Fein
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307779175
Our Price: $2.99
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Getting into Money: A Career Guide
A Career Guide
Written by Cheri Fein


Format: eBook, 240 pages
On Sale: March 30, 2011
Price: $2.99

Everything you need to know to break into today's most challenging and rewarding careers. Featuring interviews with the most successful executives in finance.


From the Trade Paperback edition. Read more >
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The Jane Austen Handbook
The Jane Austen Handbook
Written by Margaret Sullivan
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781594745058
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The Jane Austen Handbook

Written by Margaret Sullivan


Format: Hardcover, 224 pages
On Sale: March 8, 2011
Price: $16.95

Every young lady dreams of a life spent exchanging witty asides with a dashing Mr. Darcy, but how should you let him know your intentions? Seek counsel from this charming guide to Jane Austen’s world. Its step-by-step instructions reveal the practicalities of life in Regency England, including sensible advice on:

     •  How to behave... Read more >
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