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Astrologically Incorrect is an entertaining and edgy guide to people management. Unlike other books, which just skim the surface of the twelve sun signs, Astrologically Incorrect exposes the fetishes, neuroses, and hang-ups of each and every member of the zodiac. Astrology is the easiest way to find out how another person's mind works--and get that mind to work in your best interests. Aimed at cosmic novices and astrologers alike, Astrologically Incorrect shows you how to wield power by using sun and rising signs to take charge in personal relationships. Astrologer Terry Marlowe gives you all the insight you need to manipulate friends, lovers, and bosses into doing favors, screwing the cap back on the toothpaste, and giving you a raise!
Mix cocktails like a pro in no time with more than 1,000 innovative recipes! Designed for every skill level, this behind-the-bar handbook boasts recipes for shots, cordials, and punches along with classic, mixed, hot, blended, and nonalcoholic drinks. Cocktail expert Cheryl Charming shows you how to: Choose and use glassware, mixers, and tools Mix hundreds of crowd-pleasing drinks Pick the perfect drink for every occasion Cure nasty hangovers Completely revised and updated, The Everything Bartender's Book, 3rd Edition packs 250 new recipes. Miss Charming reveals the secrets that every great bartender--or home host--needs to know!
Hundreds of delicious, grain-, gluten-, and dairy-free recipes! Butternut Squash Soup. Coconut Shrimp. Dark Chocolate Brownies. The Big Book of Paleo Recipes shows you how to create hundreds of flavorful paleo meals that keep you feeling full throughout the day. From hearty breakfast staples to satisfying entrees to mouthwatering desserts, each recipe uses fresh, paleo-approved ingredients, so you never have to worry about what's on your plate. With more than 500 paleo dishes to choose from, you will keep your family happy and healthy with easy-to-make recipes like: Sausage Egg Bake Buffalo Chicken Wings Apples-and-Onions Pork Chops Ginger-Lime Salmon Apple Cranberry Crisp Complete with step-by-step instructions and plenty of preparation tips, The Big Book of Paleo Recipes has everything you need to make grain-, gluten-, and dairy-free meals in no time!
A unique food plan to combat your acid reflux!If you're one of the millions of Americans who suffers from acid reflux, there is hope - in the form of a new low-carbohydrate, low-glycemic diet that can help quiet the painful symptoms of acid reflux. A low-carbohydrate, whole-food diet can reduce inflammation and allow your entire digestive system to heal. Inside, you'll find more than 180 recipes for delicious grain-free, low-glycemic, all-natural meals, including:Spinach and Gorgonzola Egg-White OmeletGarlic and Cheddar BiscuitsPear and Ginger SmoothieGrilled Pork and Mango Salsa SandwichThai Chicken with Peanut Dipping SauceRosemary Pork Chops with Apples and RaisinsAsian Sesame-Crusted ScallopsBeef BourguignonBean and Vegetable ChiliSmooth Cauliflower Soup with CorianderDark Chocolate, Walnut, and Hazelnut TorteNut-Crusted Key Lime PieWith The Everything Guide to the Acid Reflux Diet, you'll learn that living with acid reflux doesn't mean giving up flavorful and satisfying foods.
Hundreds of highly entertaining facts, quotes, and more! Weed. Pot. Mary Jane. Grass. No matter what you call marijuana, it's still dope. Bursting with mind-blowing marijuana facts, this all-inclusive look at cannabis offers hundreds of reasons to celebrate your favorite herb. Each page highlights weed's best features with unbelievable stories and trivia, cool ways to inhale, and quotations from legendary stoners. With details on everything from infusing alcohol with THC to get a better high to the history behind the world's oldest weed stash, this book keeps you entertained long after your buzz wears off. Dope: Because getting high doesn't mean you can't learn something awesome.
Investment banker Jonathan Davis has spent the last ten months renovating his Italian villa and getting over a nasty divorce from his supermodel wife. As a favor to a friend, he escorts Olivia Chapman to a medieval festival and can't help but fall for the gorgeous woman. When he discovers she's a model, however, his innate sense of risk analysis tells him to bail. Then his ex-wife abandons his previously unknown daughter at his door, and it's Olivia who steps in to help. But does Jonathan dare capitalize on his desire and venture his heart again?Olivia Chapman has hidden her ugly childhood scars under the glamour of her modeling career. She thinks her pretty face is her only asset, until she discovers a talent for motherhood when a frightened toddler literally arrives on the doorstep. Olivia can't bear to see another child go unloved. But caring for Hannah means staying with Jonathan, a man she finds almost impossible to resist.When a big surprise leaves both Olivia and Jonathan reeling, their mutual attraction could end up destroying their futures . . . or healing the past once and for all.Sensuality Level: Sensual
With her penchant for premonitions, Michelle Slade has always had trouble connecting with other people, and a horrific attack five years ago only made her isolation worse. But working to help defenseless animals with her rescue organization, Cats Alive, has given her new purpose and joy in life. When several homeless cats start vanishing into thin air, she's determined to get to the bottom of this mystery.Casey Mitchell has always kept his private identity as a were-lynx secret. But he's drawn to Michelle, and when he begins to help investigate the odd circumstances surrounding the cats' disappearance, he uncovers a powerful businessman's diabolic designs on the unassuming woman.Now both he and Michelle are in grave danger, and their survival depends on trusting each other with secrets better left unspoken. Will these two lonely souls triumph and find true love . . . or lose everything?Sensuality Level: Sensual
A refresher course in high school academics! What is Sir Isaac Newton's second law of motion? When do you use a colon in a sentence? How do you solve a Pythagorean Theorem equation? Back to School tests you on the concepts you learned in high school and probably don't remember. Each chapter crams four years of academics into easy-to-read entries that provide you with the most important facts on everything from mathematics and chemistry to literature and art history. Complete with a challenging final exam, you'll find out if you have what it takes to graduate at the top of the class with Back to School.
Discover a librarian's secret stash of great reads!We've all been there: in the library, head tilted sideways, doing our best to navigate a blur of spines and titles to find one worth reading. Luckily, the hunt is over. Librarian, author, and book devourer Gina Sheridan has sorted through the stacks to compile a list of read-worthy titles you may have skipped over in your search. Check These Out is her secret stash of books that have captivated her mind and soul throughout the years. Inside, she reveals a wide range of extraordinary yet uncommon stories that will completely change the way you view the world, from Michael Dorris's A Yellow Raft in Blue Water to Herman Melville's The Confidence-Man: His Masquerade. After each suggestion, Sheridan offers a hilariously clever summary as well as surprising details about the book or author.Complete with a checklist to keep track of the titles you've read, Check These Out will help you discover a whole new world of literature you won't believe you missed.
Discover the power of coconut oil! Deemed a miracle solution by health experts around the world, coconut oil is praised for its ability to optimize body weight, enhance one's appearance, and dramatically reduce the risk of disease. Coconut Oil for Health shows you how to use the all-natural product in your daily health and beauty routine--from speeding weight-loss to taming flyaways to smoothing fine lines and wrinkles. Featuring step-by-step instructions and plenty of helpful tips, this book provides 100 coconut oil solutions that help: Boost metabolism and support weight loss Strengthen the immune system and fight off disease Treat unsightly blemishes, repel insects, and soothe sunburns Promote healthy skin, hair, and nails There's really nothing coconut oil can't handle--from whitening teeth to improving digestion to alleviating arthritis pain--and all without the need for dangerous chemicals or costly procedures. With Coconut Oil for Health, you will discover all the benefits that a simple jar of coconut oil can bring.
Harper Roland has abandoned his job as a war correspondent, and returned home a weary, jaded 37-year-old. Uncertain of the future, he begins a search for enduring love--hoping to also regain his ability to see the beauty of the world. The novel's sweeping tale encompasses four continents, and ultimately leads Harper back to the chaos he longed to escape. The result is a view of the contemporary world, in which place and history are mere starting points for the deeper journey into the geography of the human heart. "...Calvin Baker...works in a rarefied strain of literature whose practitioners include Faulkner and Morrison, Calvino and Cormac McCarthy: allegorists whose stories are tinged by parable and psalm even as their sensibility remains keenly attuned to the avant garde. Grace is a tale of existential isolation juxtaposed against a sense of interpersonal connection that borders on the Brahmanic...a book so universal and timeless you could almost believe it had been unearthed from a medieval crypt, even as its critical but always compassionate observation of human folly positions it squarely within the increasingly fractious...postmodern world." --Dale Peck, author of Visions and Revisions and The Garden of Lost and Found
Viv McCloud is back on the Formula One tour with a new career, a new philosophy, and a new haircut. As the former highly visible girlfriend of two rival drivers, she's now a TV journalist determined to kick some ass in this male-dominated world. Her first assignment is to draw out the secrets behind reclusive Belgian driver Adam Fontaine.Engineer-turned-driver Adam has always been partial to order and control in his life. The fans call him Mr. Spock and he understands engines much better than he does women. A troubled past has left him untrusting and suspicious, and he's in no mood to hand over his life story to Viv or anyone--especially not on live TV.Viv's job is on the line even as she falls in love with her subject. Can she scratch beyond the Vulcan-like exterior to reveal the red-blooded man underneath? And if she does, will his secrets ruin their chances of finding a happily ever after?Don't miss the fast-paced conclusion to this popular F1 series.Sensuality Level: Sensual
Top art expert Gemma Gilmore can easily spot a fake from across a crowded gallery. So she wonders why the smoking-hot man standing alone in the far corner of the auction room isn't bidding. She and her killer five-inch pumps vow to find out.Mac Buchanan is on an undercover assignment that leaves no room for small talk and soft emotions. When one of the expensive paintings Gemma authenticated turns out to be a fake, he's the prime investigator, and he's determined not to let her breathtaking sex appeal whitewash a serious crime.But even facing off over a $50 million art fraud case isn't enough to contain their blazing sexual chemistry. Time and again, passion draws them together, but they're driven apart by an ever-increasing web of lies, set-ups, and betrayals.When the truth behind the fraud is revealed, will their relationship shatter or will they discover their intense connection is the real thing?Sensuality Level: Spicy
Life has held nothing but pain and guilt for Susannah Walsh since her children died in an accident and her marriage fell apart. When a friend offers her a vacation house in Maine for some relaxation, she thinks it's the perfect chance to escape from her grim reality - for good.But fate has other plans for Susannah. Shortly after she reaches the retreat, she's attacked and knocked unconscious, only to wake in the bed of a handsome but unfriendly stranger. As it turns out, her troubles have just begun, for the year is 1905 . . .Adrian Sinclair doesn't know what to make of the distressed woman he saved from a raging storm. Her speech and clothing are odd, her behavior is very impertinent, and most peculiarly, she claims to be from the future. But when his withdrawn son, Corey, quickly bonds with the woman, he agrees to let her stay at his family's estate.As Susannah gets to know the Sinclairs, she finds herself passionately attracted to Adrian and powerfully drawn to Corey. Can a woman with no future change her fate in the past? Or will the dangerous secrets lurking at Blue Hill Manor turn deadly?Sensuality Level: Sensual
The 4th book in the Coleman and Dinah Greene mystery series! The fellowship at the Art Museum of Great Britain was too good for Dinah to pass up. She never expected that she'd find herself homesick and unhappy. With her husband Jonathan busy opening a London branch of his investment banking business and with her cousin Coleman home in New York, struggling to get her second magazine up to speed, Dinah feels very much alone. Fortunately, she makes friends with Rachel Ransome and, through her, meets a member of the royal family. Things seem to be turning around...until Rachel comes under the suspicion of the Palace Police, sweeping Dinah into her troubles. Now Coleman needs to come to England to help as the source of Rachel's difficulties becomes more apparent--and more vexing. Can the three women join forces to extricate themselves from a conflict that goes back centuries?
Learn the basic techniques and tried-and-true secrets of making authentic Southern foods from down-home cook Diana Rattray. Featuring recipes for everything from classic comfort food to French-influenced Cajun fare, this wide-ranging cookbook offers an inviting introduction to America's favorite cuisine.Recipes include:Perfect Buttermilk BiscuitsShrimp CreoleSouthern Fried Chicken with Cream GravyGlazed Cola HamRemoulade SaucePraline Cheesecake with Pecan CrustWith 300 delicious recipes, The Everything Southern Cookbook is all you need for your next big bash or home-cooked family dinner.
Classically delicious meals made surprisingly simple! Buon appetito! From bruschetta to veal scaloppini to tiramisu, Italian cuisine is beloved the world over. But who has time to make complicated, traditional recipes every night? The Everything Easy Italian Cookbook shows you how to recreate classic Italian dishes at home, without difficult cooking techniques, intricate steps, or hard-to-find ingredients. Featuring irresistible Italian favorites, including: Garlic and Olive Bruschetta Fontina and Parmesan Polenta with Sun-Dried Tomatoes Pasta e Fagioli (Pasta and Bean Soup) Osso Buco with Polenta Dumplings Chicken Marsala Eggplant Meatballs Sicilian Pizza Tomato and Parmesan Risotto Roasted Potato and Garlic Gnocchi Lobster Ravioli Classic Biscotti Gelato alla Nutella (Hazelnut Nutella Swirl Gelato) From sauces to homemade pasta to desserts and more, you'll find 300 simple and authentic Italian recipes you can make at home. This cookbook will have you in and out of kitchen fast, with foolproof meals straight from the culinary capital of the world!
Protect your gut and improve your life! If you're struggling with digestive disorders, relief is in sight! Scientists have discovered that many common ailments can be linked to an unhealthy gut. And poor gut health causes more problems than IBS and heartburn alone--it's also responsible for weight gain, skin conditions, and depression, too. But you can take simple steps to restore healthy gut flora, which can reduce or eliminate symptoms of a wide range of diseases, including diabetes, arthritis, and chronic fatigue syndrome. This all-inclusive and natural guide to gut health also features 150 nutritious recipes to promote healthy gut flora, including: Fluffy Coconut Pancakes Garlicky Veggie-Packed Omelet Old-Fashioned Sweet Potato Hash Browns Romaine and Avocado Salad Roast Lemon Chicken Butternut Squash Chowder Pork Loin with Baked Apples Scallops with Chives Thai Vegetable Curry Apple Pie Smoothie Walnut Pecan Brownies with Raspberry Sauce Banana-Coconut Bread The Everything Guide to Gut Health gives you the tools you need to heal intestinal problems and lead a healthier, happier life!
Parenting techniques and theories--on Dad's terms! Are you ready for cluster feedings and cradle cap? How about meconium and jaundice? With The New Dad Dictionary, you no longer have to page through parenting tomes to understand what everyone is talking about. From engorgement to independent play, author Chris Illuminati offers a crash course in today's parenting language, guiding you through the foreign territory of doctor visits, magazines, and conversations with Mom. Featuring hundreds of real-life explanations for popular words and phrases, each entry not only translates these textbook terms into plain English, but also teaches you what changes to expect from your baby--and Mom--during this time. So stop banging your head against the wall and discover everything you need to know about raising your child with The New Dad Dictionary!
Sadism on a stick! Get ready for the bitter taste of SchadenFreezers! This dark twist on your favorite frozen treat has some serious bite. From racist grandmas to underappreciated janitors, no one is safe in this compilation of colorfully depraved jokes! What kind of sandwich does a ballerina eat? (Yeah right.) Why did the circus close? (A long, chilling list of animal rights violatons.) How many lives does a cat have? (Only one.)
Find your faction with this aptitude test! Ever wonder what faction you'd be placed in if you were a part of the bestselling Divergent series? Would you be dauntless like Christina, erudite like Caleb, or divergent like Tris? Filled with hundreds of personality questions, this book guides you through different scenarios to help you demonstrate your virtues, uncover your strengths, and discover your true faction. You'll go through the rigorous process of determining what group you belong to--the Abnegation (the selfless), Amity (the peaceful), Candor (the honest), Dauntless (the Brave), or Erudite (the intellectual)--or if you're divergent and best suited for more than one faction. Your results will also detail why you belong in that division and how your life will change upon initiation. Complete with advice for being the best member of your faction, The Unofficial Divergent Aptitude Test challenges you to prove that you have what it takes to live in Tris's world.
From dating to internships--everything you need to know about college Get ready for the best years of your life! Written by the experts behind Her Campus, this college guide is bursting with insider tips to help you navigate classes, relationships, and all your extracurriculars--including parties and Greek life. Whether you're a seasoned upperclassman or are starting freshman year in just a few months, you'll learn how to: Bond with your roommate and set ground rules for your new space Beat the Freshman 15 without having to give up dessert Snag a date with the cutie from your Lit class Cope with stress and anxiety--even during finals week! Score jobs and internships that will help you transition into post-collegiette life You'll also get the lowdown on campus safety so you can enjoy all that college has to offer while avoiding the unfortunate scary parts that sometimes come with it. Complete with fun checklists and worksheets to help you carry out HC's essential advice, The Her Campus Guide to College Life shows you how to make the most out of your experience--in and outside the classroom.
Everyone in the small town of Bridge Haven, Missouri, knows that the not-so-dearly-departed Edna Bixley was a witch. Except her niece, Phoebe Cabot, who has never paid the gossips any mind. Since she was just let go from her job ("fired" sounds so harsh), Phoebe has agreed to get Edna's house ready to put on the market.When a sweet, little stray dog shows up, Phoebe has no idea that it's actually a demon. Or that she's the one who inadvertently caused its appearance.But Noah Rossi knows, and he's determined to stop Phoebe's meddling in matters she doesn't understand. The trouble is, Phoebe can't seem to stop summoning demons. What can one extremely sexy but slightly in-over-his-head wizard do to keep her from accidentally destroying the universe?Sensuality Level: Behind Closed Doors
Fresh, sustainable foods and delicious, handcrafted dishes--right at home! Vibrant, crisp greens. Juicy, vine-ripened tomatoes. Sweet, mouthwatering strawberries. With Grow. Cook. Preserve., you'll grow sustainable produce right in your own home. Whether you have a giant backyard or just a balcony, this book shows you how to build a thriving garden and feed your family nutritious, homegrown food all year long. From where to plant and what crops to sow to maintaining a balanced ecology, you'll learn everything you need to know about cultivating sustainable foods, including how to: Grow vegetables and fruits by season Create the ideal composting environment Reduce your water usage * Preserve and can your harvests Craft farm-to-table entrees, desserts, sauces, jellies, and more Whether you're looking to lower your carbon footprint or just want to serve your family fresh, organic meals, Grow. Cook. Preserve. will help you build a sustainable lifestyle from the ground up.
An essential handbook for righting grammatical errors! Was the computer affected by a virus or effected by it? Did you see two deers in the woods or two deer? Should the lab report be sent to Tom and me or Tom and I? If I Was You... provides the tools you need to correct the grammatical mistakes you've been making. Each entry includes sample sentences that highlight the error as well as a straightforward explanation of why it's wrong and the correct grammar usage. Whether you're working on a term paper or an important business presentation, this indispensable handbook shows you how to rectify your grammatical goofs and effectively communicate with others. Covering everything from verbs and pronouns to punctuation and sentence structure, If I Was You... is the only guide you need to master the principles of grammar, avoid common errors, and write more impressively.