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Harold and Jack

(Available August 19, 2014)
Harold and Jack
Written by Christopher Sandford
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781616149352
Our Price: $25.95
 Quantity: 1 
Harold and Jack
The Remarkable Friendship of Prime Minister Macmillan and President Kennedy
Written by Christopher Sandford


Format: Hardcover, 332 pages
On Sale: August 19, 2014
Price: $25.95

Acclaimed biographer Christopher Sandford tells the engrossing story of the unlikely friendship between British Prime Minister Harold Macmillan and President John F. Kennedy, a crucial political and personal relationship during the most dangerous days of the Cold War. 

This is the story of the many-layered relationship between two iconic leaders of the... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
Harold and Jack
The Remarkable Friendship of Prime Minister Macmillan and President Kennedy
Written by Christopher Sandford


Format: eBook
On Sale: August 19, 2014
Price: $11.99

Acclaimed biographer Christopher Sandford tells the engrossing story of the unlikely friendship between British Prime Minister Harold Macmillan and President John F. Kennedy, a crucial political and personal relationship during the most dangerous days of the Cold War. 

This is the story of the many-layered relationship between two iconic leaders of the... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover.
A Highlander's Obsession

Written by Vonnie Davis


Format: eBook, 302 pages
On Sale: August 19, 2014
Price: $2.99

In the vein of Jennifer Ashley’s Shifters Unbound series and Shelly Laurenston’s Pride Stories, Vonnie Davis introduces two wandering souls who discover that true love needs no words in this explosive, fantastical novel.
 
Somehow able to telepathically communicate with animals, Paisley Munro has found meaning in her so-called gifts by... Read more >
History of the Space Shuttle, Volume Two
Development of the Space Shuttle, 1972-1981
Written by T. A. Heppenheimer


Format: eBook, 504 pages
On Sale: August 19, 2014
Price: $32.95

Basing his work on virtually untapped NASA archives, T. A. Heppenheimer has produced the second volume of his definitive history of the space shuttle. Volume Two traces the development of the shuttle through a decade of engineering setbacks and breakthroughs, program-management challenges, and political strategizing, culminating in the first launch in... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
Invasion 1914
The Schlieffen Plan to the Battle of the Marne
Written by Ian Senior


Format: eBook
On Sale: August 19, 2014
Price: $9.99

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Island Raiders: the Commandos, the Channel Islands and the German Raid on Granville

Written by Will Fowler


Format: eBook, 250 pages
On Sale: August 19, 2014
Price: $9.95

The Channel Islands were the only part of the British Isles to be occupied by the Germans in World War II. Despite there being little military resistance to the German arrival, the Germans saw it as a considerable propaganda coup, using it to send the message that the mainland would be... Read more >
Juice Squeezers

(Available August 19, 2014)
Juice Squeezers
Written by David Lapham, Illustrated by David Lapham and Lee Loughridge
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781616554385
Our Price: $12.99
 Quantity: 1 
Juice Squeezers

Written by David Lapham
Illustrated by David Lapham and Lee Loughridge


Format: Trade Paperback, 128 pages
On Sale: August 19, 2014
Price: $12.99

Tunnels made by a legion of giant bugs crisscross the fields below Weeville, and only one thing can stop them from overrunning this quaint California town: the Juice Squeezers. A covert group comprised of scrawny tweens, the Squeezers are the only ones who can fit into the cramped subterranean battlefield and... Read more >
The Last Detective (Peter Diamond #1)

(Available August 19, 2014)
The Last Detective (Peter Diamond #1)
Written by Peter Lovesey
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781616955304
Our Price: $9.99
 Quantity: 1 
The Last Detective (Peter Diamond #1)

Written by Peter Lovesey


Format: Trade Paperback, 400 pages
On Sale: August 19, 2014
Price: $9.99

Introduction by Louise Penny

A woman's body has been found floating in a large reservoir just south of Bristol.  In order to solve the mystery of the "Lady in the Lake,"  Detective Superintendent Peter Diamond must locate two missing letters attributed to Jane Austen and defy his superiors on the force to... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a trade paperback.
Living In, Living Out
African American Domestics in Washington, D.C., 1910-1940
Written by Elizabeth Clark-Lewis


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: August 19, 2014
Price: $29.95

This oral history portrays the lives of African American women who migrated from the rural South to work as domestic servants in Washington, DC in the early decades of the twentieth century. In Living In, Living Out Elizabeth Clark-Lewis narrates the personal experiences of eighty-one women who worked for wealthy white... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
London Night and Day, 1951

(Available August 19, 2014)
London Night and Day, 1951
Written by Old House Books
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781908402936
Our Price: $9.95
 Quantity: 1 
London Night and Day, 1951
A Guide to Where the Other Books Don't Take You
Written by Old House Books


Format: Trade Paperback, 104 pages
On Sale: August 19, 2014
Price: $9.95

This unusual and entertaining guide to the capital gives a snapshot of the best places to visit. Arranged by hour of the day, it takes the reader on a journey around 1950s London, from your morning walk to your visit to the Turkish Bath and late-night taxi home. Includes recommended restaurants... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
The Notion of Authority

(Available August 19, 2014)
The Notion of Authority
Written by Alexandre Kojeve, Translated by Hager Weslati
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781781680957
Our Price: $24.95
 Quantity: 1 
The Notion of Authority

Written by Alexandre Kojeve
Translated by Hager Weslati


Format: Hardcover, 224 pages
On Sale: August 19, 2014
Price: $24.95

In The Notion of Authority, written in the 1940s in Nazi-occupied France, Alexandre
Kojève uncovers the conceptual premises of four primary models of authority, examining the practical application of their derivative variations from the Enlightenment
to Vichy France.

This foundational text, translated here into English for the first time, is the missing piece
in any discussion... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
The Notion of Authority

Written by Alexandre Kojeve
Translated by Hager Weslati


Format: eBook, 224 pages
On Sale: August 19, 2014
Price: $24.95

In The Notion of Authority, written in the 1940s in Nazi-occupied France, Alexandre
Kojève uncovers the conceptual premises of four primary models of authority, examining the practical application of their derivative variations from the Enlightenment
to Vichy France.

This foundational text, translated here into English for the first time, is the missing piece
in any discussion... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover.
Oh My Goddess! Volume 46

(Available August 19, 2014)
Oh My Goddess! Volume 46
Written by Kosuke Fujishima, Illustrated by Kosuke Fujishima
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781616554330
Our Price: $12.99
 Quantity: 1 
Oh My Goddess! Volume 46

Written by Kosuke Fujishima
Illustrated by Kosuke Fujishima


Format: Trade Paperback, 176 pages
On Sale: August 19, 2014
Price: $12.99

Somewhere inside the Judgment Gate, the minstrel learns the sad truth about the lady of the lake. Happiness can defy their fate for a time...but in the end, it will only turn to sadness again. So Keiichi and Belldandy are told by the power above them--but a couple who've prevailed on... Read more >
On the Seven Seas

(Available August 19, 2014)
On the Seven Seas
Written by Chris Peers
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781472801401
Our Price: $17.95
 Quantity: 1 
On the Seven Seas
Wargames Rules for the Age of Piracy and Adventure c.1500-1730
Written by Chris Peers


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: August 19, 2014
Price: $17.95

On the Seven Seas is a set of wargames rules covering the high adventure and low morals of the world of the pirate. From Drake and his sea-rovers to Blackbeard, the Barbary Corsairs and the Wo-k’ou of the Far East, pirates have haunted seas across the globe, preying on port and vessel... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
On the Seven Seas
Wargames Rules for the Age of Piracy and Adventure c.1500-1730
Written by Chris Peers
Illustrated by Steve Noon


Format: eBook
On Sale: August 19, 2014
Price: $14.95

On the Seven Seas is a set of wargames rules covering the high adventure and low morals of the world of the pirate. From Drake and his sea-rovers to Blackbeard, the Barbary Corsairs and the Wo-k’ou of the Far East, pirates have haunted seas across the globe, preying on port and vessel... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
Outcast London

(Available August 19, 2014)
Outcast London
Written by Gareth Stedman Jones
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781781680124
Our Price: $29.95
 Quantity: 1 
Outcast London
A Study in the Relationship Between Classes in Victorian Society
Written by Gareth Stedman Jones


Format: Trade Paperback, 480 pages
On Sale: August 19, 2014
Price: $29.95

 At the time the largest city in the world, Victorian London intrigued and appalled politicians, clergymen, novelists and social investigators. Dickens, Mayhew, Booth, Gissing and George Bernard Shaw, to name but a few, developed a morbid fascination with its sullied streets and the sensational gulf between London classes. Outcast London  explores the London economy, in... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
Outcast London
A Study in the Relationship Between Classes in Victorian Society
Written by Gareth Stedman Jones


Format: eBook
On Sale: August 19, 2014
Price: $24.95

In the second half of the nineteenth century, Victorian middle and upper classes felt increasingly threatened by the masses of “outcast London.” Gareth Stedman Jones, working from a mass of statistical and documentary evidence, argues that after 1850 London passed through a crisis of social and economic development. Outcast London is... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
Panzerfaust and Panzerschreck

(Available August 19, 2014)
Panzerfaust and Panzerschreck
Written by Gordon Rottman, Illustrated by Johnny Shumate
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781782007883
Our Price: $18.95
 Quantity: 1 
Panzerfaust and Panzerschreck

Written by Gordon Rottman
Illustrated by Johnny Shumate


Format: Trade Paperback, 80 pages
On Sale: August 19, 2014
Price: $18.95

These lethal man-portable anti-tank weapons enabled Wehrmacht infantry to destroy T-34 and Sherman tanks. Written by an expert on anti-tank warfare, this book reveals the fascinating development history of the Panzerfaust and Panzerschreck and accessess the tactics that were employed by the soldiers using these two feared weapons.

Two of World War...

Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
Panzerfaust and Panzerschreck

Written by Gordon Rottman
Illustrated by Johnny Shumate


Format: eBook
On Sale: August 19, 2014
Price: $15.95

These lethal man-portable anti-tank weapons enabled Wehrmacht infantry to destroy T-34 and Sherman tanks. Written by an expert on anti-tank warfare, this book reveals the fascinating development history of the Panzerfaust and Panzerschreck and accessess the tactics that were employed by the soldiers using these two feared weapons.

Two of World War...

Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
Percy Jackson's Greek Gods

Written by Rick Riordan
Read by Jesse Bernstein


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: August 19, 2014
Price: $25.00

A publisher in New York asked me to write down what I know about the Greek gods, and I was like, Can we do this anonymously? Because I don't need the Olympians mad at me again. But if it helps you to know your Greek gods, and survive an encounter with... Read more >
Also available as an unabridged audio CD.
Pockety

(Available August 19, 2014)
Pockety
Written by Florence Seyvos, Illustrated by Claude Ponti, Translated by Mika Provata-Carlone
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781782690252
Our Price: $9.99
 Quantity: 1 
Pockety
The Tortoise Who Lived as She Pleased
Written by Florence Seyvos
Illustrated by Claude Ponti
Translated by Mika Provata-Carlone


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: August 19, 2014
Price: $9.99

A very moving journey through grief: Pockety the tortoise has things to teach you

In this simple story about grief, and the continuation of life, a tortoise mourns her lost friend, learns to live alone, and finds ways of being happy again. Moving, funny, and insightful, Pockety captures the feelings of losing... Read more >
Railway Ribaldry

(Available August 19, 2014)
Railway Ribaldry
Written by William Heath Robinson
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781908402943
Our Price: $14.95
 Quantity: 1 
Railway Ribaldry
Being 96 pages of railway humour
Written by William Heath Robinson


Format: Hardcover, 96 pages
On Sale: August 19, 2014
Price: $14.95

First published for the centenary of the Great Western Railway in 1935, Railway Ribaldry is an affectionate and humorous look at life on board the company's famous trains, incorporating some of William Heath Robinson's own trademark madcap contraptions.

Featuring almost 100 cartoons - including amusing takes on the varied duties of railway... Read more >
The Real Thing

Written by Cassie Mae


Format: eBook, 240 pages
On Sale: August 19, 2014
Price: $2.99

In this electrifying novel from Cassie Mae, two close friends surprise themselves by shifting from platonic love to sexual attraction.
 
Eric Matua has one friend—his best friend and childhood sweetheart, who needs a place to stay for the summer. Mia Johnson has thousands of friends—who live in her computer. Along... Read more >
The Ring of Nibelung

(Available August 19, 2014)
The Ring of Nibelung
Written by P. Craig Russel, Illustrated by P. Craig Russel and Lovern Kindzierski
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781616554019
Our Price: $29.99
 Quantity: 1 
The Ring of Nibelung

Written by P. Craig Russel
Illustrated by P. Craig Russel and Lovern Kindzierski


Format: Hardcover, 424 pages
On Sale: August 19, 2014
Price: $29.99

The Eisner Award-winning series, finally collected in one volume, presents one of the grandest stories of Western civilization, now one of the most explosive epics in the history of comics. Giants plot against gods, who in turn tear human lovers apart, while the lives of great warriors are ruined, and murder... Read more >
The Scorched Earth

(Available August 19, 2014)
The Scorched Earth
Written by Drew Karpyshyn
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780345549365
Our Price: $15.00
 Quantity: 1 
The Scorched Earth

Written by Drew Karpyshyn


Format: Trade Paperback, 448 pages
On Sale: August 19, 2014
Price: $15.00

New York Times bestselling author Drew Karpyshyn has long thrilled readers with his kinetic, fast-paced storytelling style. Now he returns with The Scorched Earth, the second novel in his acclaimed series about four young people who will either save the world or bring about its destruction.
 
The Children of Fire—four... Read more >
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