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Adolf Hitler
The Definitive Biography
Written by John Toland


Format: eBook, 1120 pages
On Sale: May 21, 2014
Price: $13.99

A national bestseller with more than 370,000 copies in print, this is "the first book that anyone who wants to learn about Hitler or the war in Europe must read... a marvel of fact."--Newsweek Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
Keats: Poems

Written by John Keats


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: May 21, 2014
Price: $

These Everyman's Library Pocket Poets hardcover editions are popular for their compact size and reasonable price which do not compromise content. Poems: Keats contains a full selection of Keats's work, including his lyric poems, narrative poems, letters, and an index of first lines. Read more >
Also available as a hardcover.
Three Jack Reacher Novellas (with bonus Jack Reacher's Rules)

(Available May 20, 2014)
Three Jack Reacher Novellas (with bonus Jack Reacher's Rules)
Written by Lee Child, Read by Dick Hill and Lee Child
Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
ISBN: 9780553397734
Our Price: $14.99
 Quantity: 1 
Three Jack Reacher Novellas (with bonus Jack Reacher's Rules)
Deep Down, Second Son, High Heat, and Jack Reacher's Rules
Written by Lee Child
Read by Dick Hill and Lee Child


Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
On Sale: May 20, 2014
Price: $14.99

This compilation includes three Jack Reacher novellas and the ultimate fan guide Jack Reacher's Rules.

Deep Down:
In thriller master Lee Child’s short story Deep Down, Jack Reacher must track down a spy in soldier’s clothing—by matching wits with four formidable females. Three are clean—but the fourth may prove fatal.
 
Summoned by Military Intelligence... Read more >
Also available as an unabridged audiobook download.
Three Jack Reacher Novellas (with bonus Jack Reacher's Rules)
Deep Down, Second Son, High Heat, and Jack Reacher's Rules
Written by Lee Child
Read by Dick Hill and Lee Child


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: May 20, 2014
Price: $14.99

This compilation includes three Jack Reacher novellas and the ultimate fan guide Jack Reacher's Rules.

Deep Down:
In thriller master Lee Child’s short story Deep Down, Jack Reacher must track down a spy in soldier’s clothing—by matching wits with four formidable females. Three are clean—but the fourth may prove fatal.
 
Summoned by Military Intelligence... Read more >
Also available as an unabridged audio CD.
Air Gear Omnibus 3

(Available May 20, 2014)
Air Gear Omnibus 3
Written by Oh!Great
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781612624020
Our Price: $19.99
 Quantity: 1 
Air Gear Omnibus 3

Written by Oh!Great


Format: Trade Paperback, 592 pages
On Sale: May 20, 2014
Price: $19.99

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Aleister Crowley

(Available May 20, 2014)
Aleister Crowley
Written by Tobias Churton
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781780283845
Our Price: $19.95
 Quantity: 1 
Aleister Crowley
The Biography: Spiritual Revolutionary, Romantic Explorer, Occult Master and Spy
Written by Tobias Churton


Format: Trade Paperback, 496 pages
On Sale: May 20, 2014
Price: $19.95

Churton's illuminating biography includes a detailed account of Crowley's adventures as a British spy during World War I; his astonishing family background, with secrets that have remained hidden for over a century; his philosophical, scientific and psychological brilliance, comparable to say, Sigmund Frued; and his rich legacy of highly original ideas... Read more >
The Astonishing Works of John Altoon

(Available May 20, 2014)
The Astonishing Works of John Altoon
Written by Tim Nye, Contribution by Robert Creeley, Walter Hopps and Dr. Milton Wexler
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781580933865
Our Price: $75.00
 Quantity: 1 
The Astonishing Works of John Altoon

Written by Tim Nye
Contribution by Robert Creeley, Walter Hopps and Dr. Milton Wexler


Format: Hardcover, 232 pages
On Sale: May 20, 2014
Price: $75.00

A beautifully produced monograph devoted to the paintings and drawings of John Altoon, a central figure in the Los Angeles art scene of the 1950s and 1960s.
 
Haunting and erotic, Altoon’s colorful paintings and intimate drawings capture a magical moment in postwar California, between the Beat Generation and the... Read more >
The Annals of Unsolved Crime

(Available May 20, 2014)
The Annals of Unsolved Crime
Written by Edward Jay Epstein
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781612193175
Our Price: $16.95
 Quantity: 1 
The Annals of Unsolved Crime

Written by Edward Jay Epstein


Format: Trade Paperback, 368 pages
On Sale: May 20, 2014
Price: $16.95

One of America’s most acclaimed investigative journalists re-investigates some of the most notorious and mysterious crimes of the last 200 years

The beloved head of the UN dies in a tragic plane crash . . . witnesses unearthed years later suggest it wasn’t an accident. Theories behind the mysterious death of... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a hardcover.
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...

Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a hardcover.
Another Great Day at Sea

(Available May 20, 2014)
Another Great Day at Sea
Written by Geoff Dyer
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307911582
Our Price: $24.95
 Quantity: 1 
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...

Read more >
Also available as an unabridged audiobook download and an eBook.
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...

Read more >
Also available as an unabridged audiobook download and a hardcover.
Back Lane Wineries of Napa, Second Edition

Written by Tilar Mazzeo


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: May 20, 2014
Price: $12.99

This updated guide to the small and "secret" back-lane wineries and tasting rooms of Napa profiles over 70 hard-to-find, authentic boutique estates that feature world-class, artisanal wines revered by locals and critics.

Of the hordes of tourists who visit Napa each year, many are becoming frustrated by the crowded tasting rooms, lack... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
Back Lane Wineries of Sonoma, Second Edition

Written by Tilar Mazzeo


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: May 20, 2014
Price: $12.99

This updated guide to the small and "secret" back-lane wineries and tasting rooms of Sonoma profiles over 70 hard-to-find, authentic boutique estates that feature world-class, artisanal wines revered by locals and critics.

Of the hordes of tourists who visit Sonoma each year, many are becoming frustrated by the crowded tasting rooms, lack... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
Back Lane Wineries of Napa, Second Edition

(Available May 20, 2014)
Back Lane Wineries of Napa, Second Edition
Written by Tilar Mazzeo
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781607745907
Our Price: $19.99
 Quantity: 1 
Back Lane Wineries of Napa, Second Edition

Written by Tilar Mazzeo


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: May 20, 2014
Price: $19.99

This updated guide to the small and "secret" back-lane wineries and tasting rooms of Napa profiles over 70 hard-to-find, authentic boutique estates that feature world-class, artisanal wines revered by locals and critics.

Of the hordes of tourists who visit Napa each year, many are becoming frustrated by the crowded tasting rooms, lack... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
Back Lane Wineries of Sonoma, Second Edition

(Available May 20, 2014)
Back Lane Wineries of Sonoma, Second Edition
Written by Tilar Mazzeo
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781607745921
Our Price: $19.99
 Quantity: 1 
Back Lane Wineries of Sonoma, Second Edition

Written by Tilar Mazzeo


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: May 20, 2014
Price: $19.99

This updated guide to the small and "secret" back-lane wineries and tasting rooms of Sonoma profiles over 70 hard-to-find, authentic boutique estates that feature world-class, artisanal wines revered by locals and critics.

Of the hordes of tourists who visit Sonoma each year, many are becoming frustrated by the crowded tasting rooms, lack... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
Swinging Britain: Fashion in the 1960s

Written by Mark Armstrong


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: May 20, 2014
Price: $12.95

The 1960s is one of the most exciting fashion decades of the twentieth century,
where British pop and youth culture created a stylish look that set trends all around
the world. This book reveals how the 1960s British look was inspired by social
changes and championed by innovative new designers like Mary Quant. Their
unconventional... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
British Sports Cars of the 1950s and 60s

(Available May 20, 2014)
British Sports Cars of the 1950s and 60s
Written by James Taylor
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747814320
Our Price: $12.95
 Quantity: 1 
British Sports Cars of the 1950s and 60s

Written by James Taylor


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: May 20, 2014
Price: $12.95

Nobody built sports cars like British manufacturers in the 1950s and 1960s. There was something very special about the combination of low-slung open two-seater bodywork with a spartan interior, a slick sporting gearchange and a rorty exhaust note. This was wind-in-the-hair motoring, and it was affordable by the average young man...

Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
British Sports Cars of the 1950s and 60s

Written by James Taylor


Format: eBook, 56 pages
On Sale: May 20, 2014
Price: $12.95

Nobody built sports cars like British manufacturers in the 1950s and 1960s. There was something very special about the combination of low-slung open two-seater bodywork with a spartan interior, a slick sporting gearchange and a rorty exhaust note. This was wind-in-the-hair motoring, and it was affordable by the average young man...

Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
Brunette Ambition

(Available May 20, 2014)
Brunette Ambition
Written by Lea Michele
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780804139076
Our Price: $21.00
 Quantity: 1 
Brunette Ambition

Written by Lea Michele


Format: Hardcover, 208 pages
On Sale: May 20, 2014
Price: $21.00

The star of the hit show Glee shares her experiences and insider tips on beauty, fashion, inner strength, and more in an illustrated book that’s part memoir, part how-to, and part style guide.
 
Lea Michele is one of the hardest working performers in show business.  Whether she’s starring as Rachel Berry on... Read more >
Brunette Ambition

Written by Lea Michele


Format: eBook, 208 pages
On Sale: May 20, 2014
Price: $11.99

The star of the hit show Glee shares her experiences and insider tips on beauty, fashion, inner strength, and more in an illustrated in an illustrated book that’s part memoir, part how-to, and part style guide.
 
Lea Michele is one of the hardest working performers in show business.  Whether she’s starring as... Read more >
Brunette Ambition

(Available May 20, 2014)
Brunette Ambition
Written by Lea Michele, Read by Lea Michele
Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
ISBN: 9780804193894
Our Price: $25.00
 Quantity: 1 
Brunette Ambition

Written by Lea Michele
Read by Lea Michele


Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
On Sale: May 20, 2014
Price: $25.00

The star of the hit show Glee shares her experiences and insider tips on beauty, fashion, inner strength, and more in an illustrated book that’s part memoir, part how-to, and part style guide.
 
Lea Michele is one of the hardest working performers in show business.  Whether she’s starring as Rachel Berry on... Read more >
Also available as an unabridged audiobook download, eBook and a hardcover.
Brunette Ambition

Written by Lea Michele
Read by Lea Michele


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: May 20, 2014
Price: $12.50

The star of the hit show Glee shares her experiences and insider tips on beauty, fashion, inner strength, and more in an illustrated book that’s part memoir, part how-to, and part style guide.
 
Lea Michele is one of the hardest working performers in show business.  Whether she’s starring as Rachel Berry on... Read more >
Also available as an unabridged audio CD, eBook and a hardcover.
Carriage Terminology
An Historical Dictionary
Written by Don H. Berkebile


Format: eBook, 487 pages
On Sale: May 20, 2014
Price: $64.95

This reference work is the definitive source for the terminology, nomenclature, and illustrative diagrams for all known carriage types of the Western world, as well as many of the better known vehicles of other areas. Read more >
Cartwheel

(Available May 20, 2014)
Cartwheel
Written by Jennifer duBois
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780812985825
Our Price: $15.00
 Quantity: 1 
Cartwheel
A Novel
Written by Jennifer duBois


Format: Trade Paperback, 416 pages
On Sale: May 20, 2014
Price: $15.00

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY
Slate • Cosmopolitan • Salon • BuzzFeed • BookPage

Written with the riveting storytelling of authors like Emma Donoghue, Adam Johnson, Ann Patchett, and Curtis Sittenfeld, Cartwheel is a suspenseful and haunting novel of an American foreign exchange student arrested for murder, and a father... Read more >
The Case for the Jordan Lead Codices

(Available May 20, 2014)
The Case for the Jordan Lead Codices
Written by David Elkington, Jennifer Elkington, Margaret Barker, Philip Davies and Keith Hearne
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781780289953
Our Price: $60.00
 Quantity: 1 
The Case for the Jordan Lead Codices
The Mystery of the Sealed Books
Written by David Elkington, Jennifer Elkington, Margaret Barker, Philip Davies and Keith Hearne


Format: Hardcover, 176 pages
On Sale: May 20, 2014
Price: $60.00

The Case For the Jordan Lead Codices presents a series of essays by eminent scholars underlining the case for proper analysis and restoration of the codices back to Jordan. For the first time, a very thorough analysis of the metal and its origins is argued by a senior analyst in the private... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
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