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The Little Book for Boys

by M. L. Stratton

Curious and charmingRambunctious and sillyShy and sweetNo matter what type he is, a little boy is something to celebrate!--and this book is the perfect keepsake to remind them just how special they are. With songs, poems, lullabies, rhymes, and games, this timeless treasury celebrates all things. From Little Jack Horner to Pick-Up Sticks--these time-honored traditions will create unforgettable memories for every kind of little boy for years to come.

Vegan Junk Food

by Lane Gold

Did you know that Fruit Loops, Baked Lay's Potato Chips, and Cracker Jacks are vegan? Going vegan doesn't mean you have to only eat broccoli and tofu. It doesn't mean you have to eat "healthy" all the time. Most importantly, it doesn't mean you have to give up on eating just for fun. Everyone likes to pig out every now and then and vegans crave salt, sugar, and comfort food just like the rest of us. Vegan Junk Food provides 225 delicious recipes like: Barbecue "Chicken" Pizza; Chocolate Raspberry Muffins; Vegan Whoopie Pies; Hawaiian Rum Cake; "Bacon" Wrapped Water Chestnuts; and Jalapeno Poppers. With 2 inserts of full-colour photos, Vegan Junk Food will have readers hungry for more!

Roget's Thesaurus of Words for Intellectuals

by David Olsen Michelle Bevilacqua

Have you struggled for just the right phrase when grappling with a class assignment? Crafting an office memo, do you want greater clarity and concision? Pounding away at a last-minute blog entry, haven't you ever thought, There has to be a better word for this? Now there is. Under the time-tested and respected banner of Roget's Thesaurus, here is an array of words and their definitions organized by meaning. With this volume at your side, you need never be stalled or stymied for an appropriate expression, whether speaking of the higher reaches of philosophy or holding forth on art, music, or poetry--or other highbrow pastimes. The more you expand your vocabulary, the richer and clearer your writing and conversation will become. And the better you'll be able to say exactly what you mean, joining intellectual discussions with confidence that you've found just the right words.

Death of a Hawker (Amsterdam Cops #4)

by Janwillem van de Wetering

Amsterdam is normally sedate but today there is a riot in Newmarket Square. Constables have blocked access to adjoining Straight Tree Ditch Road all day. When the body of the "King" of the local street market is found in a room in his house on that street, his head bashed in, there are only two suspects: his lovely sister or the up-stairs boarder. Which one is the killer? Grijipstra and de Gier must discover the murderer's identity before another crime can be committed. "Death of a Hawker is the fourth in the internationally acclaimed Amsterdam Cops series.

Brainwashing for Beginners

by Meghan Rowland Chris Turner-Neal

Readers, buy this book. You will never read a book that is this important. You will care for this book as if it is your own child. You will feel overwhelming anxiety and nausea without this book. You will no longer need any other entertainment after buying this book. You will buy this book for you and your friends. Readers possibly will not be manipulated by the above sentences. However, this humorous guide will provide these inexperienced, future mind persuaders with the tools and techniques of the brainwashing trade to achieve their most immediate life objectives. Readers will learn how to: manipulate friends to believe your viewpoints; repeat phrases until they are jarred into their families' thoughts; use Pavlovian reinforcement to persuade significant others to do housework. With Brainwashing for Beginners, readers will convince and convert the world around them today. Buy this book.

The Everything Guide to Narcissistic Personality Disorder

by Cynthia Lechan Goodman M.eD Barbara Leff Lcsw

Narcissistic Personality Disorder, often mistaken for a too-big ego or inflated self-esteem, is in actuality a severe psychological condition that ruins marriages, social relationships, work environments, and the sufferer's own sense of self. Although perceived as self-confident and arrogant, narcissists are really victims of devastatingly low self-esteem and insecurity. The Everything Guide to Narcissistic Personality Disorder is a comprehensive resource for readers who need guidance, including information on: Identifying the symptoms in themselves and their loved ones Different types of narcissists Living with a narcissistic (one-way) relationship Treatment options and methods Preventing narcissism in children and young adults Recovering from a narcissistic relationship with a parent, spouse, or friend Complete with an exclusive section on the epidemic of "net narcissism" due to social media, The Everything Guide to Narcissistic Personality Disorder is the complete guide to a misunderstood disorder that impacts millions everyday.

Project Garden

by Stacy Tornio

The family that gardens together, grows together! In this beautiful, project-by-project guide, mom and master gardener Stacy Tornio will inspire gardeners young and old to explore, innovate, and cultivate through simple projects that will get a garden growing at any time of year. Your whole family be inspired to:Tend beautiful, practical gardens that work in any spacePlant flowers as colorful as they are hardyWhip up delicious meals from vegetables you planted yourselfDecorate your garden with nature-inspired craftsGive the gift of growing, with divided plants, cuttings, and seeds you save yourselfBest of all, whether you are tending flowerbeds in spring, stewing July's tomatoes, or coaxing bulbs to bloom mid-winter, you'll be doing it together.

The Unofficial Hunger Games Cookbook

by Emily Ansara Baines

"Here's some advice. Stay alive." --Haymitch Abernathy When it comes to The Hunger Games, staying alive means finding food any way possible. Katniss and Gale hunt live game, Peeta's family survives on the bread they make, and the inhabitants of the Seam work twelve-hour days for a few handfuls of grain--all while the residents of the Capitol gorge themselves on delicacies and desserts to the heart's desire. For the first time, you will be able to create delicious recipes from the humble District 12 to the extravagant Capital, including:French Bread from the Mellark Family Bakery Katniss's Favorite Lamb Stew with Dried Plums Rue's Roasted Parsnips Gale's Bone-Pickin' Big Game Soup Capitol-Grade Dark Chocolate Cake If you're starving for more from Katniss, Peeta, and Gale, this cookbook is sure to whet your appetite!

The Everything Guide to Thyroid Disease

by Winnie Yu Scherer Theodore C. Friedman MD PhD

Thyroid disease affects millions of patients every year. The Everything Guide to Thyroid Disease is an authoritative, updated resource for all readers, offering helpful and professional guidance on: how the thyroid functions (and malfunctions!); who is at risk for thyroid disease; well-known thyroid disorders like hyper and hypothyroidism; thyroid disease in pregnant women and young children; and treatment options and living with the disease. The Everything Guide to Thyroid Disease is the reassuring guide readers need, whether they are a patient, spouse, or parent.

The Parchment Paper Cookbook

by Brette Sember

What if you could whip up healthy, mouthwatering meals that your family loved--without making a mess?Well, it's as easy as parchment paper. You'll find that cooking in parchment paper is akin to cooking in foil--if foil were French, fast, and environmentally friendly. In this cookbook, award-winning author and food writer Brette Sember shows you how parchment paper cooking can revolutionize the way you cook--and save you time and money, not to mention the grief that often accompanies dinnertime.With simple instructions on the art of parchment paper folding and preparation, you'll fold your way to your family's hearts with such nutritious, delicious offerings as:Swedish MeatballsThai Chicken with Lemongrass and Coconut RiceStuffed Flank SteakScallops CoquillesLamb and Yogurt WrapsArtichoke PizzaPortobellos with Goat Cheese and SpinachQuick BaclavaPeach Pie TurnoversYou can forget dirty pots and pans. With this cookbook, dinner just got easier, faster, cleaner--and tastier!

Bad Austen

by Peter Archer Jennifer Lawler

Imagine Mansfield Park set on the Jersey Shore. Or Mr. Darcy heading up the Starship Enterprise. Or Emma Woodhouse traveling through time to indulge her matchmaking. If you think that sounds like bad Austen, you couldn't be more right. It is a truth universally acknowledged that an author as popular as Jane Austen should be imitated, expanded upon, and parodied. Now, in the tradition of the Bad Hemingway and Bad Faulkner contests, comes a new collection of hilarious efforts to write the worst excerpt from the novel Jane Austen never wrote. Bad Austen: Because the only thing better than good Austen is bad Austen!

The Everything KIDS' Baseball Book

by Greg Jacobs

Do you know: How players make it into the hall of fame? Who holds the record for the most stolen bases? What the "curse of the Bambino" is? The Everything Kids' Baseball Book, 7th Edition answers these questions and more! From the ballpark to the backyard and beyond, all the action, fun, and excitement of America's favorite pastime is captured in this new edition! Packed with the latest and greatest information and more than thirty fun puzzles and activities, this book teaches you everything you ever wanted to know about: The history of baseball Your favorite American and National League teams Ballparks around the country Baseball legends and current players Fantasy baseball teams College baseball And much, much more! STATS, LLC reporter Greg Jacobs gives you all the know-how you need to bat a thousand-from baseball history and trivia to player stats and the rules of the game. It's sure to be a grand-slam hit!

The Everything Vegetarian Slow Cooker Cookbook

by Amy Snyder Justin Snyder

Who wouldn't want a scrumptious, healthy, all-veggie meal that's ready to eat as soon as you walk in the door? In today's hustle-and-bustle world, it can be difficult to find the time to create meatless dishes that don't take hours to prepare. But with this cookbook, you'll find simple, satisfying recipes for hundreds of meals, including:Spicy Seitan Buffalo StripsVegan Spinach and Artichoke DipCitrusy BeetsSlow-Roasted Garlic and Tomato SaucePeanut Butter CakeComplete with an array of vegan options and substitutions, this versatile cookbook has everything you need to create healthy, delicious meals--without spending the day in the kitchen!

Gobbledygook

by William Wilson

blad: To strike hard or buffet. kring: To focus on with laser-like intensity. stridhana: Under Hindi law, property belonging to a woman. Two of these words and their definitions are right. One word and its meaning have been made up. But which one? Only if you've read this book will you know for sure!* This fun, fascinating book boasts hundreds of obscure, outdated, and outrageous words. You and your friends will spend hours of fun debating, shouting, laughing, and mulling over such obtuse gems as galliardise, telestich, and quidnunc. And you'll have even more fun guessing the lexicographical imposters, scoring points, and outwitting your family and friends. Let the word games begin! *And you won't find out which one is fake unless you buy the book!

Self-Care for Life

by Alexander Skye Lester Meera

The best way to take care of your self is to take care of your Self. With its unique three-fold approach, this book helps you nurture and nourish the mind, body, and spirit within the natural course of every day: Mind Take a break from the (bad) news. It's hard to find spiritual sustenance and renewal in a world rocked by tension. So turn off the television and radio, stay off the Internet, and stop the daylong bombardment of negativity from virtually every media outlet. Body Drink a cup of gyokuro tea. Theanine is an amino acid that increases alpha brainwave activity--and gyokuro tea is chock full of it. One cup of this Japanese green tea and you'll be calmer and wiser for up to four hours. Spirit Choose a natural talisman. A talisman is a token chosen to create a certain effect. Crystals, stones, and feathers are natural talismans you can use to protect yourself from anxiety, relieve stress, and remind you who you really are. From alternative medicine and ayurvedic nutrition to chakra healing and tantric sex, this book allows you to weave self-care into the weft and woof of your lives, transforming your lives--moment to moment, hour to hour, day to day.

Networking to Win

by John K. Waters Steve Bookbinder

Social media networks are the fastest, most cost-efficient, and effective way for businesses to expand their business and promote their products. Steve Bookbinder, social media business guru, and John K. Waters, veteran hi-tech report, show businesses how to take advantage of the Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter, along with dozens of other social media sites to access millions of potential clients and customer.

The Everything Love Signs Book

by Jenni Kosarin

Dress conservatively to attract a Pisces.Impress a Sagittarian with good wine and ethnic food.Want to know if a Scorpio is interested? Flirt with his friend!Every sun sign has its own allure, passions, and desires. With this guide, you'll learn which one is the perfect match for you! You'll also learn the secrets of attracting and pleasing any sign, including how to:Find the best (and avoid the worst) sun-sign matchesAct and dress to be irresistible to any sign Predict your lover's likes and dislikesMake your partner a better lover With in-depth quizzes and descriptions of the relationship characteristics, dating habits, and compatible matches of each sign, this entertaining guide will bring you a truly cosmic love life!

The Everything Guide to the Middle East

by Arthur G. Sharp MA

The Middle East has long been a place where religions, cultures, and politics clash--today more than ever. How can a region called "the cradle of civilization" continue to face uprisings and violence? This guide is an objective, professional, and informed resource that will help you understand the fascinating area, covering such topics as:All the Middle Eastern nations (including Egypt, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Palestine, Jordan, Kuwait, Turkey, and Syria)The history of the first civilizations and the rise of empiresThe roots of the Palestinian/Israeli conflictThreats of ongoing terrorism and the demise of Osama bin LadenRecent revolutions and coups in nations like Egypt and their futurePacked with easy-to-follow information and history, this handbook will broaden your understanding while following current headlines. With this guide, you'll learn to appreciate the rich cultural heritage of this region.

Train Your Brain to Get Rich

by Teresa Aubele Doug Freeman JD LLM

You really can think yourself rich--when you program your gray matter to make money. In this groundbreaking guide, neuroscientist Dr. Teresa Aubele teams up with finance whiz Doug Freeman, business consultant Dr. Lee Hausner, and Psychology Today blogger Susan Reynolds to help you capitalize on your brain--literally. This one-of-a-kind method draws upon the most recent breakthroughs in neuroscience, biology, and psychology to show you how to: Make more money, by reprogramming your brain to identify the best opportunities Invest more wisely, by short-circuiting the pleasure center that facilitates your faulty reasoning Rebound from financial setbacks, without getting trapped by your brain's fight-or-flight response Create more wealth, by focusing your mind on innovation and creativity Keep more of what you make, by tricking your brain into taking the long view This book is your ticket to a more money-minded brain, a bigger bank account, and a richer life--one fortune at a time!

The Quotable A**hole

by Eric Grzymkowski

Whoever said, "sticks and stones may break your bones, but words will never hurt you" never met an a**hole. Here, you'll find more than 1,200 of the most biting quotes, comments, and comebacks ever uttered, including:"I would like to take you seriously, but to do so would be an affront to your intelligence." --George Bernard Shaw"Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the former." --Albert Einstein"If they can make penicillin out of moldy bread, they can sure make something out of you." --Muhammed AliYou won't just find quotes from typical a**holes like Winston Churchill, Joseph Stalin, and Mark Twain, either. You'll also see what happens when practically perfect folks like Walt Disney, Mahatma Ghandi, and Audrey Hepburn lose their cool.So embrace your dark side and get ready to enjoy every over-confident, over-blown, over-the-top a**hole comment you'll ever need.

The Complete Sun Tzu for Business Success

by Gerald A. Michaelson Steven Michaelson

Business today is war. As you and your company fight your way back from the recession, you need to take the high ground and make a stand. You need to know how to recapture customers, boost your profit margins, rally your workforce, and identify the competition's weakness to gain an advantage. More than twenty-five centuries ago, the brilliant Chinese military theorist Sun Tzu explained how to accomplish these things. True, he was talking about warfare. But as you'll see in this comprehensive survey, his strategies apply equally well to today's business scene. With the help of Gerald and Steven Michaelson, two of the greatest experts in applying Sun Tzu to today's business climate, you'll learn how to use ancient wisdom to manage your workforce, execute your policies, and find success in both business and your personal life. Use this book to map a battle plan for victory!

Renegotiate Your Marriage

by Bonnie Jacobson

When you got married, you and your spouse made a contract. Oh, not the one you signed in church or at the registry office. It was a contract no one but the two of you knew about. One that sets the terms of your relationship. But that contract can and does change. It changes when: you or your spouse lose your job; your first child is born; the kids leave home; and, your spouse cheats on you. Big changes in your life mean big changes in your marriage as well. And in this guide to a happy, healthy marriage you'll learn how to renegotiate your marriage during the ups and downs of life so that it can survive. Most of all, you'll learn the secrets to renegotiating your marriage contract so both of you remain committed to a strong, healthy, and happy wedlock.

The Everything Guide to Preventing Heart Disease

by Murdoc Khaleghi

If you have heart disease, you know that beating this condition involves more than just taking medication or trying to eat healthier--it entails a complete lifestyle overhaul! This guide takes a contemporary medical and holistic approach to fighting the disease, and helps you make the changes that can mean the difference between life and death. This guide includes:Information on how heart disease affects your body, and what medications, diets, and exercises effectively combat itA specific focus on preventing heart disease in young adults and adolescentsUp-to-the-minute medical advice, stress-reduction techniques, and alternative therapies150 delicious, heart-healthy recipesThis book places power and control back into your hands, arming you with the knowledge and tools you need to fight back against heart disease and live a happier, healthier life.

The Everything Parent's Guide to Eating Disorders

by Angie Best-Boss

You don't know what to do. Your once happy, carefree child has begun abusing food and fallen into a pattern of disordered eating that is literally taking her life. You watch in horror as she binges and purges, starves herself, compulsively eats, or takes pills and supplements. There is no such thing as a harmless eating disorder. Your child is in danger and she needs your help.Children with an eating disorder need their parents to be prepared, engaged, knowledgeable, and ready to do battle on their behalf. With the professional, accessible advice presented here, you can get the support you need.This guide helps you:Promote positive body image--at any ageInstill healthy eating habitsRecognize warning signsFind the right treatment optionsStay positive and encourage your childThis book provides an all-encompassing look at eating disorders--the symptoms, the causes, and the treatments--so you can feel confident about the steps you need to take to help your child overcome this illness.

The 101 Habits of Highly Successful Screenwriters, 10th Anniversary Edition

by Karl Iglesias

You can struggle for years to get a foot in the door with Hollywood producers--or you can take a page from the book that offers proven advice from twenty-one of the industry's best and brightest! In this tenth anniversary edition, The 101 Habits of Highly Successful Screenwriters, 2nd Edition peers into the lives and workspaces of screenwriting greats--including Terry Rossio (the Pirates of the Caribbean franchise), Aline Brosh McKenna (Morning Glory), Bill Marsilii (Deja Vu), Derek Haas and Michael Brandt (Wanted), and Tony Gilroy (the Bourne franchise). You will learn best practices to fire up your writing process and your career, such as: Be Comfortable with Solitude Commit to a Career, Not Just One Screenplay Be Aware of Your Muse's Favorite Activities Write Terrible First Drafts Don't Work for Free Write No Matter What This indispensable handbook will help you hone your craft by living, breathing, and scripting the life you want!

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