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Wired for Story
Wired for Story
Written by Lisa Cron
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781607742463
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Wired for Story
The Writer's Guide to Using Brain Science to Hook Readers from the Very First Sentence
Written by Lisa Cron


Format: eBook, 272 pages
On Sale: July 10, 2012
Price: $11.99

This guide reveals how writers can utilize cognitive storytelling strategies to craft stories that ignite readers’ brains and captivate them through each plot element.

  Imagine knowing what the brain craves from every tale it encounters, what fuels the success of any great story, and what keeps readers transfixed. Wired for Story reveals these... Read more >
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National Geographic Pocket Guide to Rocks and Minerals of North America
National Geographic Pocket Guide to Rocks and Minerals of North America
Written by Sarah Garlick
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781426212826
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National Geographic Pocket Guide to Rocks and Minerals of North America

Written by Sarah Garlick


Format: Trade Paperback, 184 pages
On Sale: April 1, 2014
Price: $12.95

This basic beginner's field guide to North American geology helps anyone identify common rocks, minerals, gems, fossils, and land formations. In a logical, user-friendly, highly visual format, this new title--one of an expanding collection of National Geographic pocket guides--offers key facts about dozens of rocks and minerals, how to hunt and... Read more >
Panic in Level 4
Panic in Level 4
Written by Richard Preston
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780812975604
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Panic in Level 4
Cannibals, Killer Viruses, and Other Journeys to the Edge of Science
Written by Richard Preston


Format: Trade Paperback, 240 pages
On Sale: June 16, 2009
Price: $15.00

Panic in Level 4 is a grand tour through the eerie and unforgettable universe of Richard Preston, filled with incredible characters and mysteries that refuse to leave one’s mind. Here are dramatic true stories from this acclaimed and award-winning author, including

• the phenomenon of “self-cannibals,” who suffer from a rare genetic... Read more >
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A Short History of Nearly Everything
A Short History of Nearly Everything
Written by Bill Bryson
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780767908177
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A Short History of Nearly Everything

Written by Bill Bryson


Format: Hardcover, 560 pages
On Sale: May 6, 2003
Price: $32.00

Bill Bryson is one of the world’s most beloved and bestselling writers. In A Short History of Nearly Everything, he takes his ultimate journey–into the most intriguing and consequential questions that science seeks to answer. It’s a dazzling quest, the intellectual odyssey of a lifetime, as this insatiably curious writer attempts... Read more >
Zoobiquity
Zoobiquity
Written by Barbara Natterson-Horowitz and Kathryn Bowers
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307477439
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Zoobiquity
The Astonishing Connection Between Human and Animal Health
Written by Barbara Natterson-Horowitz and Kathryn Bowers


Format: Trade Paperback, 416 pages
On Sale: April 9, 2013
Price: $15.95

New York Times Bestseller

A Discover Magazine Best Book of 2012

An O, The Oprah Magazine “Summer Reading” Pick
Finalist, 2013 AAAS/Subaru SB&F Prize for Excellence in Science Books

Do animals overeat? Get breast cancer? Have fainting spells?
 
Inspired by an eye-opening consultation at the Los Angeles Zoo, which revealed that a monkey experienced the same...

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The Joy of Living
The Joy of Living
Written by Yongey Mingyur Rinpoche and Eric Swanson, Foreword by Daniel Goleman
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307347312
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The Joy of Living
Unlocking the Secret and Science of Happiness
Written by Yongey Mingyur Rinpoche and Eric Swanson
Foreword by Daniel Goleman


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: May 27, 2008
Price: $15.00

An illuminating perspective on the science of meditation—and a handbook for transforming our minds, bodies, and lives

In The Joy of Living, world-renowned Buddhist teacher Yongey Mingyur Rinpoche—the “happiest man in the world”—invites us to join him in unlocking the secrets to finding joy and contentment in the everyday. Using the basic... Read more >
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National Geographic Science of Everything
National Geographic Science of Everything
Written by National Geographic, Foreword by David Pogue
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426211683
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National Geographic Science of Everything
How Things Work in Our World
Written by National Geographic
Foreword by David Pogue


Format: Hardcover, 400 pages
On Sale: October 29, 2013
Price: $40.00

National Geographic answers all the questions about how things work--the science, technology, biology, chemistry, physics, and mechanics--in an indispensible book that reveals the science behind virtually everything. How does the voice of a distant radio announcer make it through your alarm clock in the morning? How does your gas stove work?... Read more >
The Story of Science: Aristotle Leads the Way
The Story of Science: Aristotle Leads the Way
Written by Joy Hakim
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781588341600
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The Story of Science: Aristotle Leads the Way
Aristotle Leads the Way
Written by Joy Hakim


Format: Hardcover, 256 pages
On Sale: November 17, 2004
Price: $24.95

Readers will travel back in time to ancient Babylonia, Egypt, and Greece. They will meet the world's first astronomers, mathematicians, and physicists and explore the lives and ideas of such famous people as Pythagoras, Archimedes, Brahmagupta, al-Khwarizmi, Fibonacci, Ptolemy, St. Augustine, and St. Thomas Aquinas. Hakim will introduce them to Aristotle—one... Read more >
My Brief History
My Brief History
Written by Stephen Hawking
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780345539137
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My Brief History

Written by Stephen Hawking


Format: eBook, 144 pages
On Sale: September 10, 2013
Price: $11.99

NATIONAL BESTSELLER

Stephen Hawking has dazzled readers worldwide with a string of bestsellers exploring the mysteries of the universe. Now, for the first time, perhaps the most brilliant cosmologist of our age turns his gaze inward for a revealing look at his own life and intellectual evolution.

 
My Brief History recounts... Read more >
A Natural History of the Senses
A Natural History of the Senses
Written by Diane Ackerman
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307763310
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A Natural History of the Senses

Written by Diane Ackerman


Format: eBook, 352 pages
On Sale: December 7, 2011
Price: $13.99

Diane Ackerman's lusciously written grand tour of the realm of the senses includes conversations with an iceberg in Antarctica and a professional nose in New York, along with dissertations on kisses and tattoos, sadistic cuisine and the music played by the planet Earth. "Delightful . . . gives the reader the... Read more >
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