Series: Secret LivesSecret Lives of Great ComposersWhat Your Teachers Never Told You about the World's Musical MastersPaperbackElizabeth Lunday9781594744020$18.95BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY Aug 01, 2009
True tales of murder, riots, heartbreak, and great music. With outrageous anecdotes about everyone from Gioachino Rossini (draft-dodging womanizer) to Johann Sebastian Bach (jailbird) to Richard Wagner (alleged cross-dresser), Secret Lives of Great Composers recounts the seamy, steamy, and gritty history behind the great masters of international music. You’ll learn that Edward Elgar dabbled with explosives; that John Cage was obsessed with fungus; that Berlioz plotted murder; and that Giacomo Puccini stole his church’s organ pipes and sold th... + Read More
Be Afraid. Be Very Afraid. From ghosts, vampires, and zombies to serial killers, cannibalistic hillbillies, and haunted Japanese videocassettes, How to Survive a Horror Movie shows how to defeat every obstacle found in scary films. Readers will discover: • How to Perform an Exorcism • What to Do If You Did Something Last Summer • How to Persuade the Skeptical Local Sheriff • How to Vanquish a Murderous Doll • How to Survive an Alien Invasion • How to Tell If You’ve Been Dead Since the Beginning of the Mov... + Read More
Play with yourself—again and again! Every scene in Penis Pokey has one thing missing—and you have to complete the picture! This all-new edition features puzzles, connect-the-dots pictures, a maze, and a dry-erase marker for drawing your own creations.
Series: Skywriting JournalPaperbackByron Jorjorian9781594744914$18.95SELF-HELP Nov 01, 2010
Got your head in the clouds? Turn the sky into a canvas for notes, doodles, and drawings. Full of fluffy white clouds, desert sunsets, lightning storms, and early morning sunbeams, this trusty journal can be carried anywhere. The sky’s the limit!
Series: School in a BoxMed School in a BoxAll the Prestige for a Fraction of the PriceCardsmental_floss9781594741470$16.95HUMOR Feb 01, 2007
Who Needs the Ivy League? This handsome metal box features a complete medical education, courtesy of the distinguished faculty at Mental_Floss magazine. Contents include: • Our comprehensive textbook, Med School in 96 Pages • 10 Heroes of Medicine Trading Cards • 10 Extra Credit Flash Cards • Board Exam Trivia Challenge • Rolled College Diploma with Real Latin Words
Series: Field GuideField Guide to StainsHow to Identify and Remove Virtually Every Stain Known to ManPaperbackVirginia M. Friedman9781931686075$15.95HOUSE & HOME Sep 01, 2002
At last, a field guide to identifying and doing battle with more than 100 stains, from tomato juice to tar, from avocado to urine! Field Guide to Stains is divided into handy sections for easy access to information when time is of the essence: Fruits and Vegetables, Meat and Protein, Household Items, Garage and Yard, and more. Readers will learn more than just removal techniques—details include general descriptions and likely seasons, times, and areas of occurrence. Did you know that a yogurt stain is more likely to occur in January (when N... + Read More
Series: Owner's and Instruction ManualThe Toddler Owner's Manualperating Instructions, Trouble-Shooting Tips, and Advice on System MaintenancePaperbackBrett R. Kuhn Ph.D.9781594740268$18.95FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS May 01, 2005
At Last! A Beginner’s Guide to Toddler Technology Just when you’ve mastered your infant’s maintenance routine, he begins to malfunction, refusing fuel, crying inexplicably, and resisting your attempts to clothe him. Your infant has upgraded to a toddler! But how can you master your toddler’s changing technology? Through step-by-step instructions and helpful schematic diagrams, The Toddler Owner’s Manual explores hundreds of frequently asked questions: How should I react when my toddler throws a tantrum? How do I train my toddler for self–wa... + Read More
Series: School in a BoxMBA Degree in a BoxAll the Prestige for a Fraction of the PriceCardsmental_floss9781594743108$14.95HUMOR Mar 01, 2009
Who Needs the Ivy League? This handsome metal box features a complete business education, courtesy of the distinguished faculty at mental_floss magazine. Contents include: • Our comprehensive textbook, Business School in 96 Pages • 10 Captains of Industry Trading Cards • 10 Case Study Flash Cards • Final Exam Trivia Challenge • Rolled College Diploma with Real Latin Words
Series: Cooking with FlowersSweet and Savory Recipes with Rose Petals, Lilacs, Lavender, and Other Edible FlowersHardcoverMiche Bacher9781594746253$26.95COOKING Apr 02, 2013
Here are more than 100 recipes that will bring beautiful flower-filled dishes to your kitchen table! This easy-to-use cookbook is brimming with scrumptious botanical treats, from sweet violet cupcakes, pansy petal pancakes, daylily cheesecake, and rosemary flower margaritas to savory sunflower chickpea salad, chive blossom vinaigrette, herb flower pesto, and mango orchid sticky rice. Alongside every recipe are tips and tricks for finding, cleaning, and preparing edible blossoms. You’ll also learn how to infuse vinegars, vodkas, sugars, frosting... + Read More
Series: Hip SnipsYour Complete Guide to Dazzling Pubic HairPaperbackPablo Mitchell9781594744563$9.95HUMOR Mar 01, 2010
Are your pubes up to par? Don’t be caught with a frumpy patch down below! Hip Snips features illustrated instructions for styling your pubic hair in a variety of chic and fashionable designs, including: • The Landing Strip • The Dong Lengthener • The Handlebar • The Chewbacca • The Bea Arthur • and many, many more! Armed with Hip Snips and a handful of grooming accessories, you’ll wow your lover in more ways than one!
Series: Field GuideField Guide to LuckHow to Use and Interpret Charms, Signs, and SuperstitionsPaperbackAlys R. Yablon9781594742170$15.95BODY, MIND & SPIRIT Feb 01, 2008
Take Control of Your Destiny! From the good luck provided by shamrocks, rabbits’s feet, and horseshoes to the misfortune caused by broken mirrors, black cats, and umbrellas opened indoors, our lives are filled with signs and superstitions that guide our destiny and influence our fate. Fortunately, Field Guide to Luck can help you recognize dozens of influential charms, dates, sayings, and symbols wherever you encounter them. Learn what objects are on your side, which practices are best avoided, and where these curious beliefs come from. Th... + Read More
Series: Gig Posters Volume 2Rock Show Art of the 21st CenturyPaperbackClay Hayes9781594745430$45.00MUSIC Nov 01, 2011
Readers gave the first Gig Posters anthology a standing ovation—so for your viewing pleasure, here’s one heck of an encore: 700 more incredible posters from the archives of GigPosters.com, the Internet’s premier destination for concert poster art. It’s a mad jam of illustration and photography, collage and typography, bringing the contemporary music scene to exciting visual life for a generation of fans who’ve grown up in the post-album-art era.Gig Posters Volume 2 showcases bold artistic riffing by a hundred of today’s most talented designers,... + Read More
Will you find Mr. Right? Or Mr. Still-Lives-With-His-Mother? In Night of a Thousand Boyfriends, you’re going to have dinner with a man you’ve never met. It could be the perfect blind date—but the road to romance is fraught with danger: torn stockings, obnoxious roommates, maxed-out ATM cards, adulterous husbands, and worse. Can you surmount these obstacles and find true love? Or will you be alone in bed, remote control in hand, by 9:30? It all depends on the choices YOU make. If you suggest that things are moving a little too fast, turn to ... + Read More
Series: Secret LivesSecret Lives of Great FilmmakersWhat Your Teachers Never Told You about the World's Greatest DirectorsPaperbackRobert Schnakenberg9781594744341$16.95BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY Feb 01, 2009
Strange-But-True Tales of Cross-Dressers, Drug Addicts, Foot Fetishists, and Other Legendary Filmmakers. With outrageous and uncensored profiles of everyone from D. W. Griffith to Quentin Tarantino, Secret Lives of Great Filmmakers reveals the little-known secrets of all your favorite directors. Why did Charlie Chaplin refuse to bathe for weeks at a time? Was Alfred Hitchcock really missing a belly button? Is Walt Disney’s corpse preserved in a state of suspended animation? And why on earth did Francis Ford Coppola direct a 3-D pornographic ... + Read More
Boyfriend From Hell or Perfect Angel? Your days of dating liars, cheaters, and total scumbags are over! Here are identifying characteristics for more than 70 potential boyfriends, along with advice about who to keep and who to kick to the curb. Find out if your guy is: • Married with Children • A Cult Leader • A Player • An Extraterrestrial • Actually Twins • And Dozens More! Includes a handy index of personality traits so you can quickly decipher the hidden meaning of all your boyfriend’s behaviors.
Behold the secrets of the world’s greatest conjurer! Stretch handkerchiefs! Bend spoons! Until his untimely death on stage in 1936, the Amazing Mr. Mysterio was one of the world’s most celebrated magicians—a brilliant showman who rivaled Harry Houdini and Howard Thurston with his astonishing performances. And now, with the publication of Mysterio’s Encyclopedia of Magic and Conjuring, his secrets are finally made known to the world. This giant compilation of techniques and variations features illustrated step-by-step instructions for card t... + Read More
Reap What You Sow—Again and Again! Here’s everything you need to collect, store, and replant seeds of your favorite vegetables: • Tomatoes • Zucchini • Beans • Peppers • Eggplant • Pears • Cucumbers • Watermelon • Pumpkins Inside you’ll find 55 beautifully illustrated cards with simple step-by-step instructions, practical uses, delicious recipes, and 10 reusable seed envelopes ...and acres of gardening wisdom from radio personality Mike McGrath. Get read to dig in!
Series: Home EconomicsVintage Advice and Practical Science for the 21st-Century HouseholdHardcoverJennifer Mcknight Trontz9781594744617$16.95HOUSE & HOME Jul 01, 2010
“Housekeeping is becoming more and more a matter of science, and the laurels are bound to fall to the woman who conducts her household in a business-like way.” Let the thrifty sensibility of yesteryear be your guide as you shop for the most economical foods, choose wall colors scientifically, clean with natural products, look your best without breaking the bank, and budget your way to frugal efficiency. In this amazing collection of clever wisdom and practical advice drawn from vintage home-economics textbooks, you’ll find everything you nee... + Read More
Series: Field GuideField Guide to ProduceHow to Identify, Select, and Prepare Virtually Every Fruit and Vegetable at the MarketPaperbackAliza Green9781931686808$17.95COOKING Mar 01, 2004
At last, a field guide to identifying and selecting more than 200 fruits and vegetables from around the world! The perfect companion for every shopper, Field Guide to Produce offers tips for selecting, storing, and preparing everything from apples to zucchini. When an unfamiliar edible appears on your grocer’s shelf, simply flip through the full-color insert until you’ve found its photograph. Turn to the corresponding page to discover its country of origin, common uses, and season of harvest. This practical guide includes more than 200 fu... + Read More
Series: Field GuideField Guide to Herbs & SpicesHow to Identify, Select, and Use Virtually Every Seasoning on the MarketPaperbackAliza Green9781594740824$17.95COOKING Jan 01, 2006
Field Guide to Herbs & Spices will forever change the way you cook. With this practical guide—including full-color photographs of more than 200 different herbs, spices, and spice mixtures—you’ll never again be intimidated or confused by the vast array of spices available. Learn to discern the differences between the varieties of basil, the various colors of sesame seeds, the diverse types of sugar and salt, and even how to identify spice pastes like zhoug, harissa, and achiote. Each entry features a basic history of the herb or spice (saffro... + Read More
Inside Tips from Top Wine Experts Michael Mondavi, Jacques Pépin, Gina Gallo, and Kevin Zraly are just four of the contributors to Wine Secrets—a compilation of tips and tricks from today’s top wine experts, with advice on everything from buying and tasting to cooking and pairing. Readers will discover: • How to find the best wines by sticking to the classics • How to judge whether a wine is “good” • How to act like you know what you’re doing when ordering wine • How to guesstimate wine style from packaging clues ... + Read More
Series: Pops!Icy Treats for EveryonePaperbackKrystina Castella9781594742538$17.95COOKING May 01, 2008
Cool + Sweet + Refreshing = Pops! This innovative book gives the ice pop a flavor makeover, providing more than 100 recipes and variations for irresistible concoctions you’ve never tasted before. You’ll also learn fancy techniques for making whimsical pops that look as fun as they taste. Kids will enjoy the juicy pops and flip over the soda fountain and pudding pops. Grown-up kids will dig the energy-boosting coffee, tea, and healthy energy pops and delight in the sophisticated cocktail pops. And for the do-it-yourselfers, this book provides ... + Read More
Series: Kung Fu for GirlsSelf-Defense with StylePaperbackSimon Harrison9781931686938$9.95SPORTS & RECREATION Aug 01, 2004
Kung Fu for Girls is your guide to the art of self-defience with control, power, and, of course, style. You already have all of the tools─from your arms, head, butt, and legs to your cell phone, keys, high heels, and handbag─now learn how to use them! With this simple, stylish course in essential kung fu moves, you’ll gain the knowledge and confidence you need to stand up to any situation and keep you and your friends out of harm’s way. Stash the book in your handbag─don’t go out on the town without it!
Americans pride themselves in their knack for innovation, and nowhere has America’s can-do attitude been more apparent than at the supermarket. Need a cheese that is virtually indestructible? Want to find a way to stretch a pound of hamburger into a hearty main course for a family of five? Hard pressed for time to throw together a home-cooked meal? In the early decades of the twentieth century, and from the world wars to the cold wars, food producers and everyday dreamers met these challenges with the same ingenuity and resourcefulness that l... + Read More
Series: Owner's and Instruction ManualThe Baby Owner's Starter KitDiaryLouis Borgenicht M.D.9781594741753$27.95FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS Mar 01, 2007
The Baby Owner's Starter Kit includes: • The Baby Owner's Manual • Growth Chart, with stickers for marking baby's progress • Diaper Changing Instructional Poster • Babysitter's Memo Pad • Decorative magnet
The Art of the Video Game is the first book to celebrate an exciting new visual medium—complete with stunning digital artwork from the biggest design studios and game publishers in the business, including Electronic Arts, Activision, Sega, Sony, Midway, Eidos, and Konami. Every page features gorgeously rendered images (plus never-before-published sketches, models, and works-in-progress) from dozens of beloved games—everything from old school favorites like Tomb Raider and Sonic the Hedgehog to contemporary hits like Beautiful Katamari, Call of ... + Read More
Series: See Jane WriteA Girl's Guide to Writing Chick LitPaperbackSarah Mlynowski9781594741159$14.95LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES Jun 01, 2006
With chick lit novels popping up on every bestseller list, millions of readers are all thinking the same thing: I could write this stuff. I could write a bestseller and never go back to the office again! And here’s the guide that will show you how. Bestselling novelist Sarah Mlynowski and veteran chick lit editor Farrin Jacobs cover every stage of developing and selling your soon-to-be bestselling novel, with information on • developing an idea • learning the basics of plotting • deciding on a point of view ... + Read More
In 1998, a cozy Greenwich Village sandwich shop named Peanut Butter & Co. was born—with a menu consisting entirely of peanut butter creations. The restaurant was an instant hit and launched its own brand of gourmet peanut butter available nationwide. Now president and founder Lee Zalben continues to spread the joy of peanut butter with The Peanut Butter & Co. Cookbook. Here are more than eighty gooey recipes for everything from decadent desserts (Chocolate–Peanut Butter Pie) to delicious, nutritious snacks (Frozen Dark Chocolate–Banana Bites)... + Read More
Series: Dirty Words of WisdomA Treasury of Classic ?*#@! QuotationsHardcoverSam Stall9781931686648$12.95HUMOR Jul 01, 2003
A Timeless Treasury of Profane Proverbs With heartfelt advice by everyone from Eleanor Roosevelt and John Wayne to Bernie Mac, Ozzy Osbourne, and Margaret Cho, Dirty Words of Wisdom features an abundance of four-letter philosophy. “You can’t talk about fucking in America. People say you’re dirty. But if you want to talk about killing someone, that’s cool.” —Richard Pryor “In politics, you’ve got to learn that overnight chicken shit can turn into chicken salad.” —President Lyndon B. Johnson “The truth will set you free. But first it will... + Read More
Series: How Not to WriteHardcoverTerence Denman9781594740718$14.95LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES Jul 01, 2005
In a fast-paced workplace, where emails fly at lightning speed, precision and brevity are essential for good communication. But all too often we let spell-checkers do the dirty work—because many of us have forgotten the simple grammar rules we learned in school. In How Not to Write, Terence Denman, instructor with the U.K.-based Plain English Campaign, sets out the top 10 grammar myths and the 10 grammar rules to live and work by. Readers will learn to: • Position prepositions • Chop off unwanted auxiliaries • Root out pas... + Read More
Series: Owner's and Instruction ManualThe Home Owner's ManualOperating Instructions, Troubleshooting Tips, and Advice on System MaintenancePaperbackDan Ramsey9781594741036$18.95HOUSE & HOME Feb 01, 2006
At Last! A Beginner’s Guide to Home Technology Water stains on your ceiling. Dents and cracks in your drywall. Radiators that hiss and gurgle all night long. It’s enough to make you cry out, “Why doesn’t my house come with an owner’s manual?” And now—finally!—it does. Through step-by-step instructions and helpful schematic diagrams, The Home Owner’s Manual explores hundreds of frequently asked questions: What’s the best way to fix a leaky faucet? When should I have my chimney cleaned? How can I reset a circuit breaker without electrocutin... + Read More
Series: Undercover GolfAn Off-the-Links Guide to Improving Your Game--at Work, at Home, and on the SlyPaperbackJoe Borgenicht9781931686723$10.95SPORTS & RECREATION Apr 01, 2004
Getting through a day off the links Minor obligations like work and family shouldn’t stand in the way of your game. Undercover Golf will help you perfect your grip, your stance, your swing, and your putt—anytime, anywhere—without anyone catching on, and without clubs, balls or tees. You’ll learn how to: • Check proper hand position in a meeting • Practice weight distribution while drinking at a bar • Turn your center point while sweeping in the kitchen • Practice inside arm/knee pressure while hugging your significant ... + Read More
Series: Be Safe!Simple Strategies for Death-Free LivingHardcoverMelissa Heckscher9781931686716$10.95REFERENCE Sep 01, 2004
Better Safe Than Sorry The littlest things in your everyday life can have injurious or even deadly results. Tomorrow, you could be in line at the bank when a robbery occurs. You could catch hepatitis from your toothbrush. You could be killed at a baseball game. Do you know how to live more safely? Haven’t you wondered about the safest: • Seat on a Plane? • Lane on a Highway? • Way to Defrost Meat? • Stall in a Restroom? Be Safe! teaches you the safest strategies for everyday life, whether at home, at work, on the t... + Read More
Series: Fine WatersHardcoverMichael Mascha9781594741197$24.95COOKING Oct 01, 2006
The Epicure’s Guide to Bottled Water Not all bottled water is created equal—but how do you differentiate natural, untreated waters from the thousands of processed waters? This illustrated companion reveals the epicurean pleasures of water and shows you how to select bottled waters that will tempt your palate. • Reviews 100 of the world’s best-loved bottled water brands—their sources, composition, flavors, and historical backgrounds—along with expert analysis and full-color photos throughout. • Explains the characteristics of bot... + Read More
Series: The Rookie Mom's Handbook250 Activities to Do with (and Without!) Your BabyPaperbackHeather Gibbs Flett9781594742194$14.95FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS Feb 01, 2008
Bookstores are full of activity books for babies and toddlers, but The Rookie Mom’s Handbook is the only one designed exclusively for first-time mothers. Here are 250 enjoyable activities to help rookie moms maintain their individuality and boost their confidence about leaving the house, socializing, and doing things they’ve always liked to do — either with or without baby. Inspired by the popular blog www.rookiemoms.com, this handbook offers bite-sized activities organized according to the baby’s age. Some are crafty, some are adventurous, a... + Read More
Upon completing “The Curious Case of Benjamin Button” in 1922, F. Scott Fitzgerald declared it “the funniest story ever written” and “one of my two favorite stories.” It’s the strange tale of a man who is “born” 70 years old and mysteriously ages in reverse. This stunning graphic novel adaptation illustrates Benjamin Button’s many adventures: He falls in love, starts a family, and runs a successful business. In his later years, he goes to war and attends Harvard University. As an old man, he resembles a newborn baby and returns to the care of a... + Read More
We Screwed Up So You Don’t Have To So the kid’s butt is redder than a baboon’s and he’s screaming like a crazed hockey fan. What to do? Powder or butt paste? Who can a new father ask? Relax: The guys at DadLabs have you covered. Full of hilarious and practical information inspired by their award-winning Web site, DadLabs Guide to Fatherhood will teach you: • Why sex is overrated (and other lies new fathers tell themselves) • The incredibly disgusting varieties of baby poop • Why washing bottles will not make your balls f... + Read More
The Executive’s Almanac is an entertaining collection of facts and figures covering all aspects of business—from the assembly line to the bottom line; from the stock market to the supermarket. A sample of what’s in store: • The ratio of the salaries of the average worker to the average CEO is 301 to 1. • As of 2004, 8.3 million people in the world have $1 million to invest, spend, or save. • Blue Chip stocks got their name from poker, where blue chips are more valuable than white or red. • Starbucks was named for th... + Read More
This Book Could Cure Your Cold! (It Will At Least Cheer You Up.) Within, You’ll Find: • Who’s to blame for your illness • The best ways to make yourself comfortable • Time-tested home remedies • Recommended cold medicines and natural remedies And dozens of ways to amuse yourself while in bed recuperating. Make yourself a cup of hot tea and settle down with The Little Cold Book by your side. With plenty of rest, liquids, and a good bedside reading lamp, you’ll feel better in no time.
Business Etiquette—simple as A, B, C. The perfect little primer for today’s busy executive, My First Book of Business Etiquette offers essential advice and practical tips in a format even a child could understand!
What do Neil Diamond, Touched by an Angel, Pamela Anderson, The Boy in the Plastic Bubble, White castle hamburgers, Benny Hill, Thomas Kinkade, and the song “You Light Up My Life” have in common? They’re all guilty pleasures—and they’re all celebrated in this massive A-to-Z encyclopedia. Authors Sam Stall, Lou Harry, and Julia Spalding have unearthed fascinating trivia about literature (Valley of the Dolls, The Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue), television (The Real World, Land of the Lost), fashion (Members Only jackets, the WonderBra), and... + Read More
Business Ethics—simple as A, B, C. The perfect little primer for today’s busy executive, My First Book of Business Ethics offers essential advice and practical tips in a format even a child could understand!
The glory of grunge! The beauty of Baywatch! The awesome Arsenio Hall! Now all of your favorite ’90s moments and personalities have been assembled in a single book—and you can bring them to life with the enclosed paint set and brush. Let’s paint Bill Clinton! Let’s paint Vanilla Ice! Let’s paint the ’90s!
Series: Field GuideField Guide to ToolsHow to Identify and Use Virtually Every Tool at the Hardward StorePaperbackJohn Kelsey9781931686792$15.95HOUSE & HOME Sep 01, 2004
Finally, a field guide to identifying and utilizing more than 100 tools, from an awl to a propane torch, from a table saw to a screwdriver! Field Guide to Tools is the ultimate guide to all the gear any handyperson requires. Hardware stores, home stores, and garden stores are full of unrecognizable items—here’s how you can find out what tool is appropriate for your job and just how to go about employing it. Descriptive pages outline the basic history and use for each tool, inventive alternate functions, and operating principles; component p... + Read More
Series: The Bathroom CompanionA Collection of Facts About the Most-Used Room in the HouseHardcoverJames Buckley Jr.9781594740282$12.95REFERENCE Feb 01, 2005
It’s the most used room in the house—but how much do you know about it? Here’s the first book about the bathroom written exclusively for the bathroom! Set it on the back of the tank and learn something new on every visit—amazing facts and figures from history, science, pop-culture, and more. Don’t let you time in the bathroom be a waste!
Series: Gig Posters Volume IRock Show Art of the 21st CenturyPaperbackClay Hayes9781594743269$47.00MUSIC Apr 01, 2009
The Rock, Pop, Hip-Hop, Dance, Folk, Metal, Electronic, Indie Music Spectacular Here are more than 700 extraordinary posters from the archives of GigPosters.com—the Internet’s premier destination for concert poster art. With the rising popularity of MP3 files and streaming digital music—and the near-extinction of traditional album art—concert posters have become the most important visual representation of contemporary music. Gig Posters Volume I celebrates this dynamic medium with contributions from 101 top designers—including Rob Jones of ... + Read More
Are you haunted by recurrent images of your ex and his new girlfriend? Do thoughts of revenge keep you awake at night? Are you tempted to phone your ex—repeatedly—just to hear the sound of his voice? If you answered “yes” to any of these questions, it’s time for you to take stock, take charge, and move on. I’m Fine! provides sound advice and remedies for navigating the first 100 days after your breakup, with hilarious hand-drawn illustrations and page-a-day exercises.
Series: So Cute You Could Die!Puppies, Kittens, Bunnies Galore!HardcoverJennie Summers9781594741500$9.95JUVENILE NONFICTION Jan 01, 2007
A gallery of unbelievable cuteness: puppies, kittens, baby chicks, baby otters, baby monkeys, and many, many more!
Series: Yo Momma So ExtraordinaryA Treasury of Yo Momma ComplimentsPaperbackZachary Reese9781594744907$14.95HUMOR Apr 05, 2011
For generations, young men have used Yo Momma jokes to torment their closest friends (e.g., “Yo momma so ugly, they filmed Gorillas in the Mist in her shower!”). But here at Quirk, we reject these cruel and hurtful insults. We want to show yo momma the love and respect she deserves. And so we’ve created Yo Momma So Extraordinary—the first-ever book of Yo Momma compliments. This is how we roll: ♥ Yo momma so considerate, she puts sheets on the couch when I stay over so it looks like I slept on it. ♥ Yo momma so hygienic, she sings t... + Read More
In Pardon My Spanglish, stand-up comedian Bill Santiago chronicles the quintessentially American alegrías of his mother tongue: the quirky, hilariously improvisational fusion of inglés and español spoken by millions (even if they don’t know or admit que están doing it). With crash-course efficiency, cada página de este libro empowers your every step toward Spanglish mastery. How can you not love Spanglish? Twice the vocabulary, half the grammar! Readers will learn: • The outlaw syntax of Spanglish (as observed by a comedian with no form... + Read More
Series: Knitted IconsPaperbackCarol Meldrum9781594742095$15.95CRAFTS & HOBBIES Oct 01, 2007
Knit all your favorite icons—from the King to the Queen! From Madonna and Jackie O to Che Guevara and Chairman Mao, here are step-by-step instructions for creating gorgeous, eerily life-like knitted dolls of 25 legends of the screen, music, sports, and history. Including everyone from Mr. T and Elvis Presley to Gandhi, and Queen Elizabeth II, and even King Kong, Knitted Icons is full of memorable personalities and easy-to-use patterns. Each doll measures a substatial 10 inches tall—suitable for posing on your desk, bookshelf, or doll displa... + Read More
Series: First Timer's KitThe Safe, Effective Way to Lose Your VirginityCardsDr. Eric Ryland Horner D.V.M.9781594742675$14.95HUMOR Jul 01, 2008
Inside: • 10 Heroes of Intercourse Cards • Comprehensive Textbook • 10 Sexual Position Cards • Diploma (Suitable For Framing) First Timer’s Kit May Cause the Following Side Effects: Fatigue, numbness in extremities, unexpected lactation, mood swings, fever, ennui, nostalgia, cotton mouth, dropsy, banal dinner conversation, shin splints, nausea, dizziness, ringing in the ears, shortness of breath, dyspepsia, hot flashes, abdominal pain, lingering malaise, nosebleeds, stigmata, mossiness, bossa nova influenced heart pa... + Read More
A Fashion Tour-de-Farce! Welcome to The Museum of Kitschy Stitches, the astonishingly awful collection of the finest knitting and crocheting horrors the twentieth century has to offer. From hideous hats and gender-bending sweater sets to a set of bonus patterns that will bring the kitsch home, this gallery of notorious knits delivers it all. Remember, one person’s inspiration can become another’s desperation quicker than you can drop a stitch!
Series: Haiku Mama(Because 17 Syllables Is All You Have Time to Read)HardcoverKari Anne Roy9781594741098$12.95FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS Feb 01, 2006
Yay! The perfect time To strip down naked and scream— When Mommy’s on the phone. This irreverent collection of candid haiku is full of laugh-out-loud observations on dirty diapers, playdate anxiety, obnoxious purple dinosaurs, choking hazards, stay-at-home dads, and more. It’s a book of verse every new mother will appreciate. Read, laugh, roll your eyes, and know that you are not alone!
Series: Gladstone's Games to GoVerbal Volleys, Coin Contests, Dot Deuls, and Other Games for Boredom-Free DaysPaperbackJim Gladstone9781931686969$9.95GAMES & ACTIVITIES Mar 01, 2004
No Boards! No Boredom! Remember the games you used to play in the car as a kid? You’d enjoy playing them again, but you can’t quite remember all the rules, and besides, the games were awfully easy. Well, Gladstone’s Games to Go has come to the rescue. With updated classics and challenging original games, Gladstone’s Games to Go delivers antidotes to boredom and entertaining ways to spend down-time, whether you’re in transit, on vacation, or wiling away an afternoon at a cafe. You can play word games (like Grandmother’s House, Six Degrees, ... + Read More
Dozens of Activities for Grandparents and Grandchildren, Including: • Scavenger Hunts • Fruit Cobblers • Bath-Time Fun • Indoor Camping • Backyard Olympics • Yard Sales • Books • Creating a Family Newspaper • Ice Cream • Cakes • Games • Museum Trips • Apple Crumb Pies • Road Trips • Hunting Four-Leaf Clovers • Gingerbread Houses • Homemade Pickles • Fuse Beads And much, much more!
Series: Butt Rot & Bottom GasHardcoverEric Groves Sr.9781594742033$10.95LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES Aug 01, 2007
butt rot /b@t rät/ n. a fungal disease affecting the butt, or base, of a tree bot•tom gas /bä2-t@m gas/ n. a type of breathing gas carried in portable tanks and inhaled by under-water divers The English language is full of words that sound obscene but aren’t. Words like arsole (an organic chemical compound), crack spread (a calculation showing theoretical market values of petroleum), cunctator (a person who procrastinates, delays, or wastes time), and spotted dick (a traditional English dessert made with hot, thick custard). Seventh-grade E... + Read More
Series: Use This Book!DiaryMelissa Heckscher9781594740978$16.95REFERENCE Feb 01, 2006
It’s the Swiss Army Knife of Books! It slices! It dices! Use This Book can be employed in thousands of everyday situations: • Gardening Labels • Table Setting • Weight Chart • Cootie Catcher • Thank You Card • Signs • Emergency Procedures • Calendar • Survival Tips And that’s just the beginning. Make the perfect paper airplane. Study maps of the world. Save your space with a no parking sign. And much, much more. Don’t leave home without it!
Series: Interactive MysteriesThe Crimes of Dr. WatsonHardcoverJohn H. Watson M.D.9781594741999$24.95FICTION Nov 01, 2007
After the rooms at 221B Baker Street are set ablaze—and a mutilated corpse is discovered in the wreckage—Dr. John H. Watson is arrested and imprisoned at Coldbath Fields penitentiary. Writing from a cramped and dimly lit cell, Watson describes the mysterious events leading up to his arrest. Someone has been mailing him a series of cryptic warnings. His lifelong friend Sherlock Holmes has vanished in the raging waters of Reichenbach Falls. And Professor Moriarty’s criminal empire is expanding across Europe and throughout America. In a desperat... + Read More
“How do they do that?!?” It’s the question every sports fan asks. How does Serena Williams deliver such crushing serves? How does Michael Jordan slam dunk? How did Pelé perform his amazing gravity-defying bicycle kicks? In The Ultimate Sports Handbook, you’ll learn how today’s biggest sports stars play to win—complete with hands-on advice and training tips from celebrated athletes like Tiger Woods, Andy Roddick, Charles Barkley, Jerry Rice, Joe Frazier, and countless others. You’ll discover: • How to Sack the Quarterback • How... + Read More