books by Hyperion Books
Tales from the Odyssey, Part 1
Mary Pope Osborne
Giants and Cannibals! Wonders and Witches! One Amazing Hero. Brave Odysseus is far from home, tossed by stormy seas, and cursed by an angry one-eyed giant. If he ever wants to see his family again, he will have to face hungry cannibals, outwit a beautiful witch, and sail past a six-headed serpent. His journey is the ultimate test of endurance and courage. In this exciting series, best-selling author Mary Pope Osborne retells Homer's Odyssey ...
Always Looking Up: The Adventures of an Incurable Optimist
Hyperion e-books, 2009
There are many words to describe Michael J. Fox: Actor. Husband. Father. Activist. But readers of Always Looking Up will soon add another to the list: Optimist. Michael writes about the hard-won perspective that helped him see challenges as opportunities. Instead of building walls around himself, he developed a personal policy of engagement and discovery: an emotional, psychological, intellectual, and spiritual outlook that has served him ...
Hyperion Books, 2005
In SCAR TISSUE Anthony Kiedis, the charismatic and highly articulate frontman of the Red Hot Chili Peppers, recounts his remarkable life story, and the history of the band itself. He tells of his childhood living in LA with his unconventional father; an early life spent hobnobbing with celebrities and becoming a child film actor; setting up the band with his school friend Flea in the early 80s; discovering a love of live performance and ...
We Are in a Book!
Hyperion Books, 2010
The Memory Bible: An Innovative Strategy for Keeping Your Brain Young
Hyperion Books, 2003
Clear, concise, prescriptive steps for improving memory loss and keeping the brain young -- from one of the world's top memory experts. Everybody forgets things sometimes -- from your keys to your lunch date to the name of an acquaintance. According to Dr. Gary Small, the director of the UCLA Center on Aging, much of this forgetfulness can be eliminated easily through his innovative memory exercises and brain fitness program -- now available for ...
The Unexpected Legacy of Divorce: The 25 Year Landmark Study
Judith S. Wallerstein
Julia M. Lewis
Hyperion Books, 2001
Finally in paperback, the New York Times bestseller that has fundamentally changed the way children of divorce see themselves as adults--updated with a new preface by the author. Divorce is at once a widespread reality and a painful decision, so it is no surprise that this landmark study of its long-term effects should both spark debate and find a large audience. In this compelling, thought-provoking book, Judith Wallerstein explains that, ...
Coming to Our Senses: Healing Ourselves and the World Through Mindfulness
Hyperion Books, 2006
From the bestselling author and renowned mindfulness teacher, scientist, and educator. . .a guide to living a meaningful life. This follow-up to the widely praised national bestseller Wherever You Go, There You Are is yet another revolutionary offering from Jon Kabat-Zinn, showing readers how the power of mindfulness can bring radical change to their lives. In the national bestseller Wherever You Go, There You Are , Jon Kabat-Zinn struck a ...
Cosbyology: Essays and Observations from the Doctor of Comedy
Hyperion Books, 2002
Now in paperback, the national bestseller from the funniest man in America, who looks back at his life . . . bit by bit. With more than 200,000 hardcover copies in print, Bill Cosby's Cosbyology has landed on bestseller lists nationwide, including the New York Times and USA Today . In this wonderfully funny collection of stand-up material that touches on everything from childhood and marriage to school, sports, and work, Bill Cosby ...
In the Electric Mist with Confederate Dead
James Lee Burke
Hyperion Books, 1993
Haunted by the reemergence of a forty-year-old unsolved murder, detective Dave Robicheaux must also contend with a spate of serial killings of prostitutes and local dissension about the movie company that is shooting in town.
The Wild Girl: A Novel
Hyperion Books, 2006
A Selection of the Book-of-the-Month Club, Doubleday Book Club, and Literary Guild In this novel based on historical fact, orphaned Chicago teenager Ned Giles heads west to leave his troubles behind. He joins the Great Apache Expedition of 1932 out of Douglas, Arizona, in search of the son of a Mexican landowner kidnapped by Apaches. The expedition's goal is complicated when they encounter an Apache girl captured during a Mexican massacre of ...
Hyperion Books, 2010
Three years ago, Sophie Mercer discovered that she is a witch. Her non-gifted mother has been supportive, consulting Sophie's estranged father-a warlock-only when necessary. But when Sophie attracts too much human attention for a prom-night spell gone horribly wrong, it's her dad who exiles her to "Hex Hall", an isolated reform school for wayward Prodigium, a.k.a. witches, fairies, and shape-shifters. By the end of her first day, Sophie has ...
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