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Ladies Who Drink: A Stylishly Spirited Guide to Mixed Drinks and Small Bites

by Anne Keenan Higgins Marisa Bulzone

A perfect housewarming gift or entertaining guide for any gathering of your gal pals, this is a gloriously glamorous excursion into the world of cocktails. Ladies Who Drink is a one-of-a-kind cocktail book that brings together classic and modern drink recipes, small-bite pairings, entertaining ideas, and to-die-for original fashions presented in a gorgeous array of scenes by illustrator Anne Keenan Higgins. Broken down by occasions like game day, book club, barbeque, or Sunday brunch, as well as moods like April in Paris, seaside sunset, or Mardi Gras, Ladies Who Drink is a dazzling entertaining guide filled with ideas for all your fun-filled occasions.

Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star: A Light-Up Bedtime Book

by Florence Weiser

Real twinkle lights make this bedtime board book of a classic lullaby the perfect read for any sleepy child. Adapted from the classic lullaby, Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star captures the gentle magic of bedtime. With a brand new ending, the song encourages children to fall asleep peacefully beneath the stars. Florence Weiser's soft, soothing illustrations depict an array of animal babies at their bedtimes, inspiring a calming nighttime atmosphere. This board book is complete with twinkling lights that make each page glow while parents and children settle in for their nightly routine. Families will delight in this adorable new take on a familiar lullaby and enjoy the tranquility of its sleepy, rhyming verse.

Tiny Blessings For Mealtime

by Amy Parker Sarah Walsh

Sweet, simple blessings that encourage thoughtful gratitude before mealtime. Food provides many blessings like helping us grow up strong, filling our house with yummy smells, and bringing us together. Let's give thanks for the food we eat! With thoughtful verse and illustrations that highlight the warmth of home, parents and children will delight in the simple blessings included in this sweet padded-cover board book.

Do Big Small Things

by Bruce Poon Tip

Armed with this rough-and-tumble field journal, prepare to embark on a wondrous, eclectic journey packed with inspiration and activities from around the globe. Page by page, it will challenge you to write, rip, make, and share as you blast out of your comfort zone, dream big, and pay it forward. Wherever you find yourself-on a plane, trekking through Nepal, or in your living room-this book will inspire you to create a vibrant record of your adventures and to push the limits of your mind. The result is a deeply personal gallery of shared surprises, hidden treasures, sudden epiphanies, meaningful connections, and lasting changes.Full of simple, playful prompts and eye-opening visuals, and brimming with worldly wisdom, healthy irreverence, and a sense of boundless possibility, this book is your map, your companion, your record of the small things you do that add up to something bigger.

To Say I Love You (Another Way... #3)

by Anna Martin

Sequel to Of Being Yours An Another Way... StoryAfter six years of romance and kink, Jesse Ross and Will Anderson have had their ups and downs and come through them stronger and happier. But when Jesse's mother dies unexpectedly, Jesse is forced to return to his childhood home in Georgia to help his family cope. Will transfers from Seattle to his company's Atlanta office, but love their way is out of the question while they're staying in Jesse's parents' home. So Will buys a small house for them to fix up and find some privacy. When their lives start to settle back into something like normality, Will and Jesse resume their recently neglected BDSM relationship. Along with the security of Jesse's submission comes trouble, as a local man tries to lure a lonely, grieving Jesse away from Will, and one of Will's coworkers causes tension between them. Both men are forced to reassess what really matters, and where their romance is heading next.

Bound for Trouble

by Em Lynley

Daniel "Deke" Kane is a broken man, facing the end of his career in the FBI. He's on desk duty after a botched drug raid left the suspects and two children dead. He's got one chance to prove himself, or the only thing he'll be investigating is the Help Wanted ads. Ryan Griffiths has been on the run for ten years. Forced onto the streets when his father kicked him out, Ryan earns his living in other men's beds. Finding his john dead in a hotel room drives him under the radar until a favorite client gives him a chance at a safe, clean life. But Ryan's relatively stable new world shatters when Deke Kane catches up with him. When Deke's tasked to take down a drug dealer with terrorist ties and a taste for the dark side of BDSM, his only chance to get close is the suspect's interest in Ryan, and he convinces Ryan to become a confidential informant. In return, Deke offers Ryan immunity from his past. As Ryan falls under the drug lord's domination, Deke finds himself falling for Ryan. Now Deke has to choose between Ryan's safety and his own future.

Special Effect

by Russell J. Sanders

Graduating senior, theater lighting wunderkind, and closeted gay, Nick Fortunati volunteers with The Streetwise Players in the dark corners of The Laughton, a creepy old movie palace decorated in Grand Guignol style. But his father wishes Nick would use his intellect and his scholarship to become a biotech engineer and earn a prosperous living for his future family. Nick loves his dad and wants to please him, but he dreams of a career in theater. And he wants a male lover. Unfortunately, his homophobic father won't approve of either. When Nick's at his loneliest, out of the corners of the theater and into his life comes trouble-laden Steve Stripling, a man with little memory of his past other than his name. Meanwhile, Nick's introduced to the dashing Wash Vitek and is torn between the two men. His situation is further complicated because he doesn't know if Wash is gay. Nick resolves to solve the mystery surrounding Steve and help the young man recover his memories, even though by doing so, he risks losing the first love he's ever found.

Tiny Blessings For Giving Thanks

by Amy Parker Sarah Walsh

Sweet, simple blessings that encourage thoughtful gratitude for life's daily gifts and wonders. This accessible, wholesome board book is perfect for teaching babies and toddlers how to count their blessings every day. With simple, graspable text that inspires mindful thinking, and warm, vibrant illustrations, For Giving Thanks will fill children's minds with positive thoughts and help them appreciate life's special gifts.

The Perfect Percival Priggs

by Julie-Anne Graham

Percival Priggs seems to be the perfect child. His parents are perfect, his grandparents are perfect, and even his pets are perfect. Percy's shelf is packed with gleaming trophies, from Exceptional Excellence in Equations to Spouting Sensational Sonnets. But with all the practice required, Percy never has a free moment. And when he tries to take on too many things at once, an imperfect mess ensues!Percy always worries that his parents will not love him if he does not smile his prize-winning smile and perform perfectly in every competition. But after Mr. and Mrs. Priggs reveal their own humorous imperfections, Percy knows they are proud of him exactly as he is.In her debut picture book, Julie-Anne Graham addresses the pressure a child may feel to appear happy as well as to do everything perfectly. Her artful whimsy and humor warmly convey a message of reassurance, love, and acceptance no matter the messes or successes that occur.[Excerpt:]"Percy was entered in so many categories!He didn't even like half the things he had been entered in.So he came up with a plan to finish faster . . .”

Go, Pea, Go!

by Chris Sonnenburg Joe Moshier

Pea Junior is in a race, and he must go, go, go! He can't stop to sing in the rain or take a ride on the town's old steam train. He can't stop for a stroll or a tempting sushi roll. The Pea Bowl feels so far, but his family and friends believe in him, and Pea Junior reaches his ultimate goal!This energetic picture book is perfect for encouraging and reassuring any young reader who is struggling with the anxiety of potty training and the fear of failure. Bright, colorful illustrations accompany the positive encouragement provided by the read-aloud rhyming text and the repeated refrain of "Go, Pea, Go!”A potty chart, a sheet of stickers, and the lyrics and music notation for the "Go, Pea, Go!” song are included to make an easy, all-in-one, go-to book for parents to help ease the pressure of the race to the Pea Bowl.[Excerpt:]"Pea's been trying so hardand the finish line is near.'You can do it!'His friends and family cheer.”

Butterfly Park

by Elly Mackay

When a little girl moves to a new town, she finds a place called Butterfly Park. But when she opens the gate, there are no butterflies.Determined to lure the butterflies in, the girl inspires her entire town to help her. And with their combined efforts, soon the butterflies-and the girl-feel right at home.Elly MacKay's luminous paper-cut illustrations and enchanting story encourage community, friendship, and wonderment in the beauty of everyday life.

Doodle Diary of a New Mom: An Illustrated Journey Through One Mommy's First Year

by Lucy Scott

When Lucy Scott gave birth to her adorable daughter Lois, nothing prepared her for the momentous task of caring for this new little person. Compelled to preserve the memories of her first year, Lucy started drawing, and so emerged Doodle Diary of a New Mom. From baby's first trip to the pediatrician to her shrine to wet wipes, this funny collection of Lucy's doodles depicts dozens of dramatic, terrifying, and unforgettable new-mom moments. Sadly, and much to Lucy's dismay, she still cannot find any chapters in any parenting book on surviving the first trip to a bar with a baby.

Us Three (One Voice #1)

by Mia Kerick

One Voice: Book OneIn his junior year at a public high school, sweet, bright Casey Minton's biggest worry isn't being gay. Keeping from being too badly bullied by his so-called friends, a group of girls called the Queen Bees, is more pressing. Nate De Marco has no friends, his tough home life having taken its toll on his reputation, but he's determined to get through high school. Zander Zane's story is different: he's popular, a jock. Zander knows he's gay, but fellow students don't, and he'd like to keep it that way. No one expects much when these three are grouped together for a class project, yet in the process the boys discover each other's talents and traits, and a new bond forms. But what if Nate, Zander, and Casey fall in love--each with the other and all three together? Not only gay but also a threesome, for them high school becomes infinitely more complicated and maybe even dangerous. To survive and keep their love alive, they must find their individual strengths and courage and stand together, honest and united. If they can do that, they might prevail against the Queen Bees and a student body frightened into silence--and even against their own crippling fears.

Finally Home (The Traveler and the Tourist)

by Zee Kensington

Sequel to Krung Thep, City of AngelsThe Traveler and the Tourist: Book TwoAfter one night in Bangkok turned into ten days trekking together, novice backpacker Marco and seasoned travel writer Chris parted ways thinking they'd never see each other again. Three months later, Marco still can't forget the greatest adventure of his life--or the gorgeous guy he shared it with. Too afraid to come out to his family, Marco is suffocating in his suburban Southern California life, until Chris announces he's coming to LA. Chris has spent the past four years wandering alone, rebuilding himself from the ashes of a failed journalism career. He arrives in Los Angeles eager to eat, write, and resume the sexy, casual fun he had enjoyed with Marco. But when Chris finds his friend is a terrified closet-case at home, he's determined to help Marco confront his fears. Priorities change when Chris's father suffers a stroke, and Chris rushes to New York City to face a harsh homecoming with the family he abandoned. When Marco defies his parents to be at Chris's side, Chris begins to realize there may be more to their relationship than just work and play, and that Marco may be the one to show Chris what it means to finally be home.

A Royal Affair (A Royal Affair #1)

by John Wiltshire

A Royal Affair: Book OneDoctor Nikolai Hartmann represents himself as a learned man of science who believes wholly in the rational and scientific above all else. In reality, he is a man haunted by an unusual past and running from his own nature. While the Reformation transforms much of Europe, it has yet to touch Hesse-Davia; this is a land mired in superstition with cruel punishments for crimes such as witchcraft and sodomy. While traveling to the dying king's bedside to offer his medical expertise, Nikolai is set upon by a bandit. Reaching the king's ancient stronghold, he discovers his mysterious brigand is the beautiful, arrogant Prince Aleksey. Aleksey is everything Nikolai is not: unguarded, passionate and willful. Despite their differences, Nikolai feels an irresistible desire for the young royal that keeps him in Aleksey's thrall. But Hesse-Davia is a dangerous world for a newly crowned king who wants to reform his country--and for the man who loves him.

A Treasury of Christmas Classics: Includes The Night Before Christmas, The Twelve Days of Christmas, and The Nutcracker

by Running Press

MOM'S CHOICE AWARDS GOLD AWARD RECIPIENT FOR CHILDREN"S PICTURE BOOKS"The stockings were hung by the chimney with care, in the hopes that St Nicholas soon would be there.”Celebrate Christmas with three holiday favorites, The Nutcracker, The Twelve Days of Christmas, and The Night Before Christmas in this exquisite illustrated collection. From E.T.A. Hoffmann's magical, romantic tale to the joyful Christmas carol to Clement C. Moore's cherished poem of St. Nicholas, this magical treasury is filled with love, warmth, and yuletide cheer.

Nonna Tell Me a Story: Lidia's Egg-citing Farm Adventure

by Renee Graef Lidia Bastianich

It is a sleepover extravaganza when Nonna Lidia has her grandkids over for a night full of campfire stories and homemade food. As they all share a meal of omelets the next morning, Nonna Lidia reminisces about growing up on the farm, raising chickens, and gathering their eggs, which inspires a family trip to the local farm, where the kids can have their own chicken-and-egg adventures.With farm-fresh recipes focused on chicken and eggs, America's beloved Italian-American chef Lidia Matticchio Bastianich offers a variety family-friendly dishes and fun, safe ways kids can help cook. Buon appetito!

Dirty Library: Twisted Children's Classics and Folked-Up Fairy Tales

by Mary Dauterman Peter Antosh

ARE YOU MY BABY DADDY?Based on the popular blog of the same name, Dirty Library reimagines 45 classic children's books and gives them a delightfully raunchy and hilarious new spin.Titles include: Where the Girls Gone Wild Things Are Handjob and Gretel Puss in Booze If You Give a Mouse a Roofie Are You My Baby Daddy? and more!

Hickory Daiquiri Dock: Cocktails with a Nursery Rhyme Twist

by Tim Federle

Move over, Mother Goose. Congratulations, and welcome to parenthood! Babies are a miracle, but even miracles poop. A lot. Thank goodness she’s got your twinkling eyes, he’s got your perfect nose, and we’ve got your aching back. Welcome to Hickory Daiquiri Dock: Cocktails with a Nursery Rhyme Twist--the ultimate gift for new parents everywhere. Featuring 20 classic nursery rhymes with a decidedly grown-up twist, it’s time to lose the rattle, pick up a shaker, and throw yourself an extremely quiet party. Especially if you’ve finally gotten the baby to sleep, which is always worth toasting to. Drinks include: --Eeny, Martini, Miny, Mo --Jack and Coke (and Jill) --Ring Around the Rosé --Old MacDonald Had a Flask --Baa, Baa, Black Russian --and more!

BAMF

by Sjd Peterson

With his fauxhawk, sleeve tattoos, and visible piercings, Ridley Corbin has the whole badass vibe going on in spades. The image serves him well as the self-proclaimed protector of the underdog, and he wants nothing more than to be Alex Firestone's hero. Alex, a mild-mannered library assistant, has moved to Slater, a quiet college town, hoping to hide from his past. He keeps to himself, but that doesn't save him from catching the unwanted attention of the campus bully. But not all is as it seems. Alex's past comes calling, and it's time he becomes top dog.

Gravitational Attraction

by Angel Martinez

2nd EditionA mysterious distress call draws the crew of courier ship Hermes to what appears to be an empty, drifting troop vessel--empty except for the blood and gore spattered corridors and a lone survivor locked in a holding cell. Drawn to the handsome, traumatized man, the crew's comm officer, Isaac Ozawa, makes Turk his personal responsibility, offering him the kindness and warmth he needs after the horror he experienced. Isaac knows firsthand what it's like to be different and an outcast, and this cements their bond. Once a promising pilot, Isaac was left with a damaged body when his brain didn't meld with the high-tech implant needed to fly fighter ships. Turk's brain is no better. The result of a military experiment gone wrong, his natural abilities have been augmented to a dangerous degree. When an amoral, power-hungry admiral kidnaps Isaac and uses him to convince Turk to become the cataclysmic weapon he's hungered for, it will take Turk's strength, the ingenuity of the Hermes crew, the help of the enigmatic Drak'tar, and Isaac's own stubborn will to save them.1st Edition published by Silver Publishing, February 2012

You Can't Go Home Again

by Michael Murphy

In work and in love, life has taught seasoned police officer Jack that closeness only leads to pain. But Jack is wracked with guilt when his rookie partner Kevin is shot during an undercover assignment and dies in his arms. Why didn't he take the time to get to know the rookie a little? At the funeral, Jack takes a liking to Kevin's brother, Devin. But Jack knows making a connection can cause more hurt, and living on opposite coasts is an added obstacle. With his brother dead, Devin feels a responsibility to Kevin's pregnant widow, Marie. He packs up and moves east, only to have Marie, outraged that he's put his life on hold, slam the door in his face. Devin turns to the only other person he knows in town. As much as it goes against his philosophies on life, Jack takes him in without hesitation. Their tentative exploration into romance is interrupted when Devin is mistaken for his dead brother and taken captive. Just as Jack opens his heart, reality slams into him. But he can't lose anyone else. More than the need to simply save a captive drives Jack to find Devin and bring him home.

Sharon Tate: Recollection

by Debra Tate Roman Polanski

Considered by many to be the most beautiful woman of her generation, Sharon Tate remains a fascinating pop icon and a poster child for the 1960s. What most struck those who knew Sharon was her gentle nature and the sheer perfection of her face, but she was far more than just a beauty. The few films she made during her brief career, including Valley of the Dolls, Eye of the Devil, and The Fearless Vampire Killers, have taken on a cult status. Over forty years since her last film, Sharon's spirit and charisma lives strong in the memories of those who knew her best, and her style continues to inspire the worlds of fashion, beauty, art, and film.Sharon Tate: Recollection is a one-of-a-kind celebration of Sharon's life and career, her influence as a fashion icon throughout the world, and in effect presents a sociological portrait of the 1960s-its youth culture, the sexual revolution, Hollywood's changing studio system, and the rise of independent cinema. In this dazzling photo book, Sharon Tate's story emerges through quotes and short essays-recollections-by her sister, Debra Tate, as well as by those who knew and who have been influenced by her. An all-star cast contributing memories and thoughts on Sharon includes Jack Nicholson, Warren Beatty, Robert Evans, Mia Farrow, Raquel Welch, Hugh Hefner, Michelle Phillips, Patty Duke, Barbara Parkins, Jane Fonda, Drew Barrymore, and Kelly Osbourne. The book is filled with hundreds of rare and unpublished photos of Sharon Tate taken by the likes of Milton Greene, David Bailey, Terry O'Neill, Richard Avedon, Bert Stern, Norman Parkinson, Philippe Halsman, John Engstead, and more.What emerges from these pages is a stunning tribute to an unforgettable life.

Tiny Pie

by Mark Bailey Michael Oatman

Ellie the elephant discovers a live cooking show for mice happening right in her kitchen

Change the Way You See Everything through Asset-Based Thinking: Through Asset-based Thinking

by Hank Wasiak Kathryn D. Cramer

This brilliantly simple book on the philosophy known as Asset-Based Thinking, instills success-oriented habits in even the most die-hard cynic. Its transformational lessons--conveyed through unique photographic metaphors and inspiring stories from real people--reveal how the slightest shift in perception can lead to monumental results in both business and in life. ABT is not just positive thinking, but rather a systematic observation of "what works." Kathryn Cramer, an acclaimed corporate consultant, and Hank Wasiak, a creative icon of the advertising industry, have produced a work that looks and works like no other business or self-help book-because it IS like no other book. Change the Way You See Everything is a revolutionary approach to every aspect of life that bears not just reading, but re-reading, and sharing with people in your circle. You'll never look at the world the same way again.

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