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The Indiana Jones Handbook
The Indiana Jones Handbook
Written by Denise Kiernan and Joseph D'Agnese
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781594742217
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The Indiana Jones Handbook

Written by Denise Kiernan and Joseph D'Agnese


Format: Hardcover, 176 pages
On Sale: March 1, 2008
Price: $18.95

Live the Adventure!
 
For every fan who’s dreamed of cracking a bullwhip, rescuing lost treasures, and evading giant runaway boulders, The Indiana Jones Handbook features essential information for would-be adventurers of all ages. Complete with helpful diagrams, step-by-step instructions, and full-color photography, this thrilling guide shows readers:
 
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Field Guide to Luck
Field Guide to Luck
Written by Alys R. Yablon
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781594742170
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Field Guide to Luck
How to Use and Interpret Charms, Signs, and Superstitions
Written by Alys R. Yablon


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
On Sale: February 1, 2008
Price: $15.95

Take Control of Your Destiny!
 
From the good luck provided by shamrocks, rabbits’s feet, and horseshoes to the misfortune caused by broken mirrors, black cats, and umbrellas opened indoors, our lives are filled with signs and superstitions that guide our destiny and influence our fate.
 
Fortunately, Field Guide... Read more >
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Jokes Every Man Should Know
Jokes Every Man Should Know
Edited by Don Steinberg
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781594742286
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Jokes Every Man Should Know

Edited by Don Steinberg


Format: Hardcover, 144 pages
On Sale: February 1, 2008
Price: $9.95

The Only Joke Book You’ll Ever Need
 
Featuring:
     •  Nine Jokes about Heaven and Hell
     •  Eight Jokes Just for Kids
     •  Nineteen Jokes Definitely Not for Kids
     •  Six Jokes about Lightbulbs
     •  Seven Jokes about Bars
     •  The World’s Only Funny Knock-Knock... Read more >
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Gotcha Capitalism
Gotcha Capitalism
Written by Bob Sullivan
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780345504883
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Gotcha Capitalism
How Hidden Fees Rip You Off Every Day-and What You Can Do About It
Written by Bob Sullivan


Format: eBook0
On Sale: January 22, 2008
Price: $13.99

What is Gotcha Capitalism?

Coughing up $4 fees for ATM transactions. Iron-clad cell phone contracts you can’t get out of with a crowbar. Paying big bucks for insurance you don’t need on a rental car or forking over $20 a day for supposedly “free” wireless internet. Every day we use banks... Read more >
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Gotcha Capitalism
Gotcha Capitalism
Written by Bob Sullivan
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780345496133
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Gotcha Capitalism
How Hidden Fees Rip You Off Every Day-and What You Can Do About It
Written by Bob Sullivan


Format: Trade Paperback, 368 pages
On Sale: December 26, 2007
Price: $14.95

What is Gotcha Capitalism?

Coughing up $4 fees for ATM transactions. Iron-clad cell phone contracts you can’t get out of with a crowbar. Paying big bucks for insurance you don’t need on a rental car or forking over $20 a day for supposedly “free” wireless internet. Every day we use banks... Read more >
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The Gentleman's Guide to Life
The Gentleman's Guide to Life
Written by Steve Friedman
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307422040
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The Gentleman's Guide to Life
What Every Guy Should Know About Living Large, Loving Well, Feeling Strong, and Looking Good
Written by Steve Friedman


Format: eBook, 176 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $9.99

Whether you're a sensitive, bookish type or a beer-guzzling Cyber-jock--or just an average guy--The Gentleman's Guide to Life is a perfect and indispensable primer on looking, living, and feeling good, answering all your questions about clothes, career, fitness, love, and lust.

How do I move up without selling out?
How do I help... Read more >
Let's Dance
Let's Dance
Written by Cal Pozo, Foreword by Pierre Dulaine
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781578262410
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Let's Dance
The Complete Book and DVD of Ballroom Dance Instruction for Weddings, Parties, Fitness, and Fun
Written by Cal Pozo
Foreword by Pierre Dulaine


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $19.95

Master any dance in minutes with the first major dance instructional book/DVD from America’s bestselling dance instructor

Cal Pozo, director of the bestselling “Dancing with the Stars–Cardio Dance” DVD and creator of the multi-platinum award-winning “Learn to Dance in Minutes” series, has taught more than three million people how to dance with... Read more >
Casino Confidential
Casino Confidential
Written by Anonymous
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781594741951
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Casino Confidential

Written by Anonymous


Format: Trade Paperback, 176 pages
On Sale: December 1, 2007
Price: $15.95

In Casino Confidential, a veteran pit boss and dealer (who must remain anonymous) takes readers behind the scenes to show where casinos are most vulnerable—and which bets are simply a waste of money. Through chapters on blackjack, Texas hold ’em, roulette, craps, baccarat, slot machines, and more, readers will learn:
 
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Your Survival
Your Survival
Written by Bob Arnot and Mark Cohen
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781578262625
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Your Survival
Protect Yourself from Tornadoes, Earthquakes, Flu Pandemics, and other Disasters
Written by Bob Arnot and Mark Cohen


Format: Hardcover, 160 pages
On Sale: October 9, 2007
Price: $24.95

As Seen on FOX and CNN.

***Includes important information on PANDEMICS and what you can do to protect yourself and your family from contagious diseases such as EBOLA.***


Dr. Bob Arnot, America’s most trusted medical correspondent, and Mark Cohen, present Your Survival, a practical handbook that makes planning for... Read more >
The Official Nancy Drew Handbook
The Official Nancy Drew Handbook
Written by Penny Warner
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781594741944
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The Official Nancy Drew Handbook

Written by Penny Warner


Format: Hardcover, 176 pages
On Sale: October 1, 2007
Price: $16.95

Girl Detectives—get your roadsters in gear!
 
Perfectly coiffed, with Titian hair to die for, an ever-adoring fiancé, and the best sidekicks a girl could want, Nancy Drew is still finding clues, escaping from villains, solving mysteries, and saving the day—all without mussing those gorgeous tresses.
 
And now, so can... Read more >
The Long-Distance Relationship Guide
The Long-Distance Relationship Guide
Written by Caroline Tiger
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781594742064
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The Long-Distance Relationship Guide

Written by Caroline Tiger


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
On Sale: July 1, 2007
Price: $14.95

A Survival Guide for the Geographically Challenged
 
The phone company might think long distance is the next best thing to being there, but The Long-Distance Relationship Guide knows better: long-distance relationships require hard work, commitment, a sturdy travel bag, a good calling plan, a healthy sense of humor, supportive friends—and... Read more >
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Cook's Cards: Semi-Homemade Cooking
Cook's Cards: Semi-Homemade Cooking
Written by Sandra Lee
Format: Non-traditional book
ISBN: 9781594741432
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Cook's Cards: Semi-Homemade Cooking

Written by Sandra Lee


Format: Non-traditional book, 120 pages
On Sale: April 1, 2007
Price: $16.95

Fabulous Food—Fast!
 
Sandra Lee, host of the popular Food Network show Semi-Homemade Cooking with Sandra Lee, shares more than 50 easy-to-follow recipes for cuisine that tastes like homemade. By combining 70% store-bought ingredients and 30% fresh foods, you can create family-pleasing, gourmet-tasting dishes—all in less time than it takes to... Read more >
Positive Discipline A-Z
Positive Discipline A-Z
Written by Jane Nelsen, Ed.D., Lynn Lott and H. Stephen Glenn
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307345578
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Positive Discipline A-Z
1001 Solutions to Everyday Parenting Problems
Written by Jane Nelsen, Ed.D., Lynn Lott and H. Stephen Glenn


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
On Sale: March 27, 2007
Price: $16.99

As a parent, you face one of the most challenging—and rewarding—roles of your life. No matter how much you love your child, there will still be moments filled with anger, frustration, and, at times, desperation. What do you do? Over the years, millions of parents just like you have come to... Read more >
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Positive Discipline A-Z
Positive Discipline A-Z
Written by Jane Nelsen, Ed.D., Lynn Lott and H. Stephen Glenn
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307383129
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Positive Discipline A-Z
1001 Solutions to Everyday Parenting Problems
Written by Jane Nelsen, Ed.D., Lynn Lott and H. Stephen Glenn


Format: eBook0
On Sale: March 27, 2007
Price: $12.99

As a parent, you face one of the most challenging—and rewarding—roles of your life. No matter how much you love your child, there will still be moments filled with anger, frustration, and, at times, desperation. What do you do? Over the years, millions of parents just like you have come to... Read more >
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Field Guide to Seafood
Field Guide to Seafood
Written by Aliza Green
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781594741357
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Field Guide to Seafood

Written by Aliza Green


Format: Trade Paperback, 384 pages
On Sale: March 1, 2007
Price: $15.95

At last, a field guide to identifying and selecting seafood from around the world, including barramundi, lobsterette, wahoo, and more!
 
With the daunting array of fish and shellfish available in today’s market, Field Guide to Seafood is a must-have for every seafood consumer!
 
This helpful guide offers a comprehensive... Read more >
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The Cubicle Survival Guide
The Cubicle Survival Guide
Written by James F. Thompson
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780812976762
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The Cubicle Survival Guide
Keeping Your Cool in the Least Hospitable Environment on Earth
Written by James F. Thompson


Format: Trade Paperback, 240 pages
On Sale: February 27, 2007
Price: $12.95

Help. . . . Cubicle Life Is Killing Me!

Leaving no stone unturned, no ergonomic chair unadjusted, and no leftovers in the communal fridge uneaten, this hilarious guide to cubicle life will be the salvation for the more than forty million Americans stuck in cubicles. By turns uproariously funny and enormously useful... Read more >
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How to Tell if Your Boyfriend Is the Antichrist
How to Tell if Your Boyfriend Is the Antichrist
Written by Patricia Carlin, Illustrated by Michael Miller
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781594741401
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How to Tell if Your Boyfriend Is the Antichrist
(and if he is, should you break up with him?)
Written by Patricia Carlin
Illustrated by Michael Miller


Format: Hardcover, 112 pages
On Sale: February 1, 2007
Price: $12.95

Boyfriend From Hell or Perfect Angel?
 
Your days of dating liars, cheaters, and total scumbags are over! Here are identifying characteristics for more than 70 potential boyfriends, along with advice about who to keep and who to kick to the curb. Find out if your guy is:
 
     &bull... Read more >
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Fine Waters
Fine Waters
Written by Michael Mascha
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781594741197
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Fine Waters

Written by Michael Mascha


Format: Hardcover, 192 pages
On Sale: October 1, 2006
Price: $24.95

The Epicure’s Guide to Bottled Water
 
Not all bottled water is created equal—but how do you differentiate natural, untreated waters from the thousands of processed waters? This illustrated companion reveals the epicurean pleasures of water and shows you how to select bottled waters that will tempt your palate.
 
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The Handbook of Style
The Handbook of Style
As told to Francine Maroukian and Sarah Woodruff
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781594740534
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The Handbook of Style

As told to Francine Maroukian and Sarah Woodruff


Format: Trade Paperback, 176 pages
On Sale: October 1, 2006
Price: $16.95

Expert Advice for Improving Your Look
 
The Handbook of Style is packed with fashion and beauty techniques every woman should know—straight from today’s top hair stylists, skin specialists, fashion designers, and makeup artists. Learn how to:
 
     •  Make a smoky eye, from Jeanine Lobell of Stila Cosmetics
     •  Become... Read more >
The Zombie Survival Guide
The Zombie Survival Guide
Written by Max Brooks, Read by Marc Cashman
Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
ISBN: 9780739342725
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The Zombie Survival Guide
Complete Protection from the Living Dead
Written by Max Brooks
Read by Marc Cashman


Format: Unabridged Compact Disc0
On Sale: September 12, 2006
Price: $29.95

From the author of the #1 New York Times bestseller, World War ZThe Zombie Survival Guide is your key to survival against the hordes of undead who may be stalking you right now. Fully illustrated and exhaustively comprehensive, this book covers everything you need to know, including how to understand zombie... Read more >
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The Zombie Survival Guide
The Zombie Survival Guide
Written by Max Brooks, Read by Marc Cashman
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780739342732
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The Zombie Survival Guide
Complete Protection from the Living Dead
Written by Max Brooks
Read by Marc Cashman


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download0
On Sale: September 12, 2006
Price: $15.00

From the author of the #1 New York Times bestseller, World War ZThe Zombie Survival Guide is your key to survival against the hordes of undead who may be stalking you right now. Fully illustrated and exhaustively comprehensive, this book covers everything you need to know, including how to understand zombie... Read more >
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Field Guide to Dreams
Field Guide to Dreams
Written by Kelly Regan
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781594740190
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Field Guide to Dreams

Written by Kelly Regan


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
On Sale: September 1, 2006
Price: $15.95

At last, a field guide to identifying and interpreting dream symbols, from falling to flying!
 
Dreams can be mysterious, exhilarating, and terrifying—but they don’t have to be confusing. With Field Guide to Dreams, you’ll unravel the hidden meanings behind these mysterious subconscious messages. For example, you may find yourself naked... Read more >
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The Packing Book
The Packing Book
Written by Judith Gilford
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781580087834
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The Packing Book
Secrets of the Carry-on Traveler
Written by Judith Gilford


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: September 1, 2006
Price: $14.99

Fully updated for the 21st-century traveler, this definitive packing guide will empower overpackers to throw down their brick-like suitcases and become carry-on pros. The Packing Book reveals the secrets of packing efficiently, with time-saving tips, techniques, and technologies. Packing consultant Judith Gilford describes her famed Bundle Method step by step, so... Read more >
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Are You a Geek?
Are You a Geek?
Written by Tim Collins
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780440336280
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Are You a Geek?

Written by Tim Collins


Format: eBook, 140 pages
On Sale: August 29, 2006
Price: $7.99

Let’s face it–we all do geeky things, from checking e-mail obsessively to playing video games to tripping over our own feet. But here’s your chance to find out just how much of a geek you really are. With 1,000 questions for every area of your life–from childhood to lifestyle to entertainment... Read more >
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Are You a Geek?
Are You a Geek?
Written by Tim Collins
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780385340151
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Are You a Geek?
1,000 Ways to Find Out
Written by Tim Collins


Format: Trade Paperback, 144 pages
On Sale: August 29, 2006
Price: $10.00

Let’s face it–we all do geeky things, from checking e-mail obsessively to playing video games to tripping over our own feet. But here’s your chance to find out just how much of a geek you really are. With 1,000 questions for every area of your life–from childhood to lifestyle to entertainment... Read more >
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