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Hyperbole and a Half: Unfortunate Situations, Flawed Coping Mechanisms, Mayhem, and Other Things That Happened
FROM THE PUBLISHER: Every time Allie Brosh posts something new on her hugely popular blog Hyperbole and a Half the internet rejoices. Touching, absurd, and darkly comic, Allie Brosh’s highly anticipated book Hyperbole and a Half showcases her unique voice, leaping wit, and her ability to capture complex emotions with deceptively simple illustrations. This full-color, beautifully illustrated edition features more than fifty percent new ...
Let Me Off at the Top!: My Classy Life and Other Musings
The autobiography every true American has been waiting for: a shockingly candid and raw confessional from a national treasure. From his humble beginnings in a desolate Iowa coal mining town, his years at Our Lady Queen of Chewbacca High School to his odds-defying climb to the dizzying heights of becoming America’s most trusted and beloved television News Anchor, Ron Burgundy pulls no punches in Let Me Off at the Top! In his very own words ...
The Other Wes Moore: One Name, Two Fates
Spiegel & Grau
Two kids named Wes Moore were born blocks apart within a year of each other. Both grew up fatherless in similar Baltimore neighborhoods and had difficult childhoods; both hung out on street corners with their crews; both ran into trouble with the police. How, then, did one grow up to be a Rhodes Scholar, decorated veteran, White House Fellow, and business leader, while the other ended up a convicted murderer serving a life sentence? Wes Moore, ...
I Could Pee on This: And Other Poems by Cats
Cat lovers will laugh out loud at the quirkiness of their feline friends with these insightful and curious poems from the singular minds of housecats. In this hilarious book of tongue-in-cheek poetry, the author of the internationally syndicated comic strip Sally Forth helps cats unlock their creative potential and explain their odd behavior to ignorant humans. With titles like "Who Is That on Your Lap?," "This Is My Chair," "Kneel Before Me," ...
No Way Out - And Other Scary Short Stories for Halloween
Includes two free additional short stories. That's three 'terrorific' short stories for kids and teens at one low price. No Way out - Mike takes a bet to go inside a haunted house, but will he live long enough to collect? Also includes: The Price of Friendship - How much is a best friend worth? Joey finds out the hard way. Hobgoblin Horror - Jake only volunteered at the retirement home because Shelby works there. So, it's no wonder he's ...
The Other Side of the Bridge
Kate Hewitt Limited, 2013
Ava Lancet has lost her job, her marriage, and her baby when she discovers she has inherited her grandmother’s dilapidated farmhouse in a tiny village in central Greece. With the kind of emotional impulsiveness that has frustrated her stony-faced husband for years, she decides to move there and recover from life’s sorrows. It only takes a few minutes in her new home to realize just what a dump it is, and how ridiculously rash her ...
The Other Side of Love (Forever Love)
Love isn't always candy and butterflies Noah Beaumont knows the complete joy and the utter devastation that love can bring. He's haunted by his past and the secrets that he holds inside, but is trying to move on with his life. He thinks he may finally have met his match in Robin, but then the calls from Skylar start coming in. Zane Beaumont was broken when he thought his brother Noah was dead, but now that he knows the truth and Noah is ...
Good to Great: Why Some Companies Make the Leap...And Others Don't
The Challenge: Built to Last, the defining management study of the nineties, showed how great companies triumph over time and how long-term sustained performance can be engineered into the DNA of an enterprise from the verybeginning. But what about the company that is not born with great DNA? How can good companies, mediocre companies, even bad companies achieve enduring greatness? The Study: For years, this question preyed on the mind of ...
There's More to Life Than This: Healing Messages, Remarkable Stories, and Insight About the Other Side from ...
Brassy and beloved medium Theresa Caputo, star of the hit television show Long Island Medium , opens the door to her world and invites you to experience her exceptional gift of communicating with those who’ve crossed over to the Other Side. The always funny, frank, and down-to-earth medium—whether she’s talking to her family, the local butcher, or the souls of those who’ve passed on—began communicating with Spirit at the age of ...
The Other Side of Us (Harlequin Superromance)
Harlequin Superromance, 2013
The making of a good neighbor The best thing between Oliver Barrett and Mackenzie Williams is a fence. Ever since Oliver's new-neighbor gestures were met with unfriendly responses, he's decided to keep his distance. After all, he's in this seaside town to get his life on track again. That doesn't include working hard to get on Mackenzie's good side—no matter how intriguing she may be. His intentions are put to the test, however, when his ...
Guillermo del Toro Cabinet of Curiosities: My Notebooks, Collections, and Other Obsessions
Guillermo Del Toro
Over the last two decades, writer-director Guillermo del Toro has mapped out a territory in the popular imagination that is uniquely his own, astonishing audiences with Cronos , Hellboy , Pan's Labyrinth , and a host of other films and creative endeavors. Now, for the first time, del Toro reveals the inspirations behind his signature artistic motifs, sharing the contents of his personal notebooks, collections, and other obsessions. The result ...
The Other End of the Leash: Why We Do What We Do Around Dogs
Patricia B. McConnell
The Other End of the Leash shares a revolutionary, new perspective on our relationship with dogs, focusing on our behavior in comparison with that of dogs. An applied animal behaviorist and dog trainer with more than twenty years experience, Dr. Patricia McConnell looks at humans as just another interesting species, and muses about why we behave the way we do around our dogs, how dogs might interpret our behavior, and how to interact with our ...
Frog Trouble: . . . And Eleven Other Pretty Serious Songs
Workman Publishing Company
Hang on to yer hat, Cowboy. Yeeeee-hah! Boynton goes Country! With three Gold Record albums and a Grammy nomination to her credit, Boynton now brings you FROG TROUBLE, a terrific CD and illustrated songbook of her new and wildly original Country songs. And they’re sung by a truly amazing roster of Country Music’s biggest and brightest stars: Here’s Brad Paisley with Copycat , Dwight Yoakam singing I’ve Got a Dog , Alison Krauss on ...
I Could Chew on This: And Other Poems by Dogs
A New York Times bestseller? Oh, you know the dogs weren't going to let the cats get away with that! This canine companion to I Could Pee on This , the beloved volume of poems by cats, I Could Chew on This will have dog lovers laughing out loud. Doggie laureates not only chew on quite a lot of things, they also reveal their creativity, their hidden motives, and their eternal (and sometimes misguided) effervescence through such musings as "I ...
The Night Before Christmas and Other Popular Stories For Children
This collection contains sixteen classic Christmas tales, including The Night Before Christmas, The Fairy Christmas, and A Turkey for One.
Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me? (And Other Concerns)
Three Rivers Press
Mindy Kaling has lived many lives: the obedient child of immigrant professionals, a timid chubster afraid of her own bike, a Ben Affleck–impersonating Off-Broadway performer and playwright, and, finally, a comedy writer and actress prone to starting fights with her friends and coworkers with the sentence “Can I just say one last thing about this, and then I swear I’ll shut up about it?” Perhaps you want to know what Mindy thinks ...
Codependent No More: How to Stop Controlling Others and Start Caring for Yourself
Is someone else's problem your problem? If, like so many others, you've lost sight of your own life in the drama of tending to someone else's, you may be codependent--and you may find yourself in this book. The healing touchstone of millions, this modern classic by one of America's best-loved and most inspirational authors holds the key to understanding codependency and to unlocking its stultifying hold on your life. With instructive life ...
How to Draw Princesses and Other Fairy Tale Pictures (Dover How to Draw)
Barbara Soloff Levy
In just a few simple steps, fairy tale fans can learn to illustrate a bevy of beautiful princesses, dressed in stunning gowns. Once her royal highness has been created, the rest of her kingdom will follow. Three or four steps can also create other regal characters and details, such as princes, kings, queens, a fairy godmother, royal coach, horses, jewelry, tiaras, and more. There are even a fierce dragon and a magical unicorn! A ...
The Other Sister (Sister Series, #1)
Leanne Davis, 2013
General Travis Bains has two daughters, one who is good, and one who is bad. Everyone knows Lindsey is the good one, and Jessie is the bad one. Jessie Bains is the other sister, the bad sister, which she has proven more often than not, until the day she gets kidnapped and brutally raped. Will Hendricks, one of her father's soldiers, rescues her and brings her home, but fears she may be nearly destroyed by what is done to her. The most ...
The Other Boleyn Girl
Two sisters competing for the greatest prize: the love of a king When Mary Boleyn comes to court as an innocent girl of fourteen, she catches the eye of Henry VIII. Dazzled by the king, Mary falls in love with both her golden prince and her growing role as unofficial queen. However, she soon realizes just how much she is a pawn in her familys ambitious plots as the kings interest begins to wane and she is forced to step aside for her best ...
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