Series: Bernice Gets Carried AwayHardcoverHannah E. Harrison9780803739161$19.99JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 3 - 5Jul 14, 2015
A gorgeously illustrated tale of one very grumpy catBernice is having a truly terrible time at her friend’s birthday party. First, everyone else gets a piece of cake with a frosting rose. Bernice does not. Then, everyone else gets strawberry-melon soda. Bernice gets the prune-grapefruit juice. And it’s warm. And the last straw is the one lousy (squished) gumdrop she gets from the pinata. So when the balloons arrive, Bernice knows just what she has to do: grab them all. And then, poor grumpy Bernice gets carried up, up, and away. Luckily, she fi... + Read More
Left to their own devices by their alcoholic mother, Ada and Sam cultivate an insular world into which they soon draw a third wheel – a pockmarked, limping wallflower named Dorrie. In the years spanning childhood to young adulthood, these three troubled girls learn to lean on each other completely, finding ways to fill each other up and to tear each other down. But when a horrible accident turns their reality upside down, they find they must decide whether they will continue to foster their familiar, codependent cycle, or whether they will brea... + Read More
Series: CosmosapiensHuman Evolution From the Origin Of the UniverseHardcoverJohn Hands9781468312447$50.95SCIENCE Feb 12, 2016
Who are we, and how did we get here? These are two of the most fundamental and far-reaching questions facing scientists and cosmologists alike, and have rested at the center of human intellectual endeavor since its beginning. They are questions that stretch across numerous disciplines: philosophy, theology, evolutionary biology, and mathematics are just some of the fields looking to explain the emergence of human life. But with so many groups seeking answers using so many different methods, it can be nearly impossible to tell what sort of progr... + Read More
Series: Red SpeedoA PlayPaperbackLucas Hnath9781468310849$19.95DRAMA May 23, 2017
Ray’s swum his way to the eve of the Olympic trials. If he makes the team, he’ll get a deal with Speedo. If he gets a deal with Speedo, he’ll never need a real job. So when someone’s stash of performance-enhancing drugs is found in the locker room fridge, threatening the entire team’s Olympic fate, Ray has to crush the rumors or risk losing everything. A sharp and stylish play about swimming, survival of the fittest, and the American dream of a level playing field—or of leveling the field yourself.
Series: Right of BoomThe Aftermath of Nuclear TerrorismPaperbackBenjamin Schwartz9781468312546$21.95POLITICAL SCIENCE Jan 05, 2016
In Right of Boom, national security specialist Benjamin Schwartz looks at what could happen after a nuclear explosion takes place in the United States, the event that Presidents Obama and Bush, as well as would-be Presidents Mitt Romney and Hillary Clinton, have acknowledged as the greatest single national security threat we face. Hypothesizing an explosion in downtown Washington, D.C., Schwartz maps out the likely ramifications while going deep into history to explore the limited range of options available to a Commander in Chief. Drawing from... + Read More
Series: Last Escaper, TheThe Untold First-Hand Story of the Legendary World War II Bomber Pilot, "CoolerPaperbackPeter Tunstall9781468312539$23.50BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY Mar 22, 2016
The product of a lifetime’s reflection, The Last Escaper is Peter Tunstall’s unforgettable memoir of his days in the British Royal Air Force and as one of the most celebrated British POWs of World War II. Tunstall was an infamous tormentor of his German captors. Dubbed the “cooler king” on account of his long spells in solitary, he once dropped a water “bomb” directly in the lap of a high-ranking German officer. He also devised an ingenious method for smuggling coded messages back to London. But above all he was a highly skilled pilot, loyal fr... + Read More
A nameless angel has been out of God’s favor since things went wrong with his last mission, 2,000 years ago. He has spent the intervening millennia watching the humanity he so loves fall into moral disrepair. Lately, he’s been watching Will, a businessman attempting to expose his company’s dark dealings to the press. Will’s campaign is not going well. In a moment of weakness and bravado, the angel decides to take over Will—“jumping in” as he did over two millennia ago. What follows is a mortal struggle between good and evil, as cosmic forces fi... + Read More
SOUND THE DEEP WATERS is a beautiful anthology of poetry and art by women from the Victorian Age. Divided into four sections: “Love’s Bitter Sweets,” “Moments of Delight,” “Dreams and Realities,” and “Last Songs,” this gift-sized book contains works by poets such as Christina Rossetti, Emily Jane Bronte, and Elizabeth Barrett Browning and is illustrated with Pre-Raphaelite images. Pamela Norris has skillfully selected paintings and poems that put the reader into the heart of the Victorian world, and the result is a lovely select... + Read More
Series: The GuardsmanA PlayPaperbackRichard Nelson9781468311105$19.50DRAMA May 17, 2016
Budapest’s most beautiful young actress is notorious for affairs that only last six months. When she finally marries, she chooses the city’s most handsome and talented young actor. Five and a half months later, suspecting his new wife is getting restless, the actor takes on his most daring role yet—disguising himself as a dashing Emperor’s guardsman—to test her fidelity and win her love. But the more he woos his wife as this guardsman, the more insanely jealous he gets of the character he feels compelled to play. This new translation by Richard... + Read More
Series: Keith RichardsA Life In PicturesHardcoverAndy Neill9781468312690$48.95MUSIC Mar 29, 2016
Featuring more than 300 photographs in color and black-and-white. Among those who took the pictures in this book are legendary photographers Jim Marshall, Terry O’Neill, Deborah Feingold, Neil Preston and Mark Seliger. If many of Keith Richards’ adventures have passed into folklore, never before has there been quite such a comprehensive collection of portraits and candid shots collected to match the passing moments: police busts, global superstardom, a legendary Glastonbury set, a satisfying appearance in the Pirates Of The Caribbean movie fran... + Read More
Series: Exhibit 'A'Short Plays and MonologuesPaperbackNeil LaBute9781468313192$23.50FICTION Jan 26, 2016
In the title play, Exhibit ‘A’, an artist pushes the boundaries of his art to a previously untouched frontier, challenging the very definition of “art.” 10K explores the territory where fantasy and desire merge, as a man and woman share secrets while traversing a suburban jogging path. Here We Go Round the Mulberry Bush is a tense confrontation between two men in a park. In Happy Hour, a guy and a gal meet cute in a bar. I’m Going To Stop Pretending (That I Didn’t Break Your Heart) lays bare a couple at the bitter end of a relationship, where d... + Read More
Series: ADELEThe BiographyPaperbackChas Newkey-Burden9781468313383$19.50BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY Jan 27, 2016
The newly revised, definitive account of the Grammy-winning soul singer’s life story, illustrated with 16 color photos and now fully updated to include the making of her eagerly anticipated new album, 25After years of rumors, Adele’s long-awaited third album 25 was finally announced in late 2015, and with it came claims that she was to single-handedly “save the music industry.” Such is the influence of Adele―a young mother from north London with the most powerful voice in the world. Adele’s breathtaking songs have seen her top the charts in ove... + Read More
Series: Mis pedazos rotosSanando las heridas del abuso sexual a través de la fé, la familia y el amorPaperbackRosie Rivera9781101991084$23.50BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY Feb 02, 2016
The sister of legendary Mexican-American singer Jenni Rivera opens up for the first time about her own triumph over tragedy, abuse, and addiction.With unflinching candor and courage, Rosie Rivera recounts her very personal and very difficult story—from a childhood filled with love and praise to sexual abuse at the hands of a family member to her sister’s untimely death.Traumatized by the abuse, Rosie’s life spiraled into a never-ending cycle of addiction, depression, and promiscuity, culminating in a suicide attempt. But, thanks to the uncondit... + Read More
Series: Jane YellowrockBlood in Her VeinsNineteen Stories from the World of Jane YellowrockPaperbackFaith Hunter9780451475756$21.00FICTION Feb 02, 2016
New York Times bestselling author Faith Hunter presents a comprehensive collection of stories starring everyone’s favorite “smart, sexy, and ruthless”* shapeshifting skinwalker... In this must-have collection of stories, experience nineteen thrilling adventures from the world of vampire-hunter Jane Yellowrock, including many fan favorites and two all-new novellas. Read about the first time Jane put the pedal to the metal in “The Early Years,” and the last thing a werewolf will ever see as Jane delivers justice in “Beneath a Bloody Moon.” Get ... + Read More
From the acclaimed author of Cloud and The Dutch Wife, an early novel of Gothic terror that creeps into the blood and captivates with hypnotic fascination.On his deathbed, Ezra Stevenson’s grandfather bequeaths him a macabre tale of domestic violence. Driven to investigate his grandfather’s account of the four Mackenzie children and their monstrous family history, Ezra embarks on a horrific voyage of discovery, deception and revelation.
Series: The MysteriumPaperbackEric McCormack9780143198406$23.00FICTION Dec 27, 2016
A powerful, sharply detailed story of creeping dread from one of the country’s most daring and inventive novelists.What young reporter could resist the opportunity to be the only journalist allowed into a town on which a news blackout has been imposed? When James Maxwell is invited to the town of Carrick, he discovers the entire population is suffering from a strange and unnatural plague. Is a poisoner at work?
Series: Puffin ClassicsLittle MenPaperbackLouisa May Alcott9780141366081$6.99JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 10Mar 08, 2016
The beloved Puffin Classics line—re-releasing with brand new covers!The third book about the March family and their friends. With two sons of her own, and twelve rescued orphan boys filling the informal school at Plumfield, Jo March (now Jo Bhaer) couldn’t be happier. But despite the warm and affectionate help of the whole March family, boys have a habit of getting into scrapes and there are plenty of troubles and adventures ahead.
Series: Les MiserablesPaperbackVictor Hugo9780241248744$26.00FICTION Mar 08, 2016
Victor Hugo’s thrilling masterpiece comes into Penguin Classics black spine in translator Christine Donougher’s “magnficent achievement” (TLS)Called “one of the half-dozen greatest novels of the world” by Upton Sinclair, Les Misérables is a genuine literary treasure and it emerges in its full glory in Christine Donougher’s masterful translation. Victor Hugo’s epic tale of injustice, heroism, and love follows the fortunes of Jean Valjean, an escaped convict determind to put his criminal past behind him. As Valjean’s story winds itself from a low... + Read More
The beloved Puffin Classics line—re-releasing with brand new covers! This edition of Around the World in Eighty Days features a new introduction by celebrity survivalist Bear Grylls!All aboard for a thrilling race against time!Phileas Fogg bets his friends he can circumnavigate the globe in just eighty days. So he sets out from London with his faithful servant Passeportout on an incredible journey. Going by train, steamship, sailing-boat, sledge, and even elephant, they face many surprises - and setbacks - along the way. There is no time to los... + Read More
Love tattoos? Then this Adult Mad Libs is for you, featuring 21 original stories all about getting inked!If you love tattoos, you’ll want to pick up a copy of Get Inked Mad Libs. It includes 48 pages of original stories inspired by tattoos, tattoo history and culture, and what it means to get inked! At only $4.99, this book makes an excellent buy for friends who love tattoos as well.
Series: Pocket Dolly WisdomWitty Quotes and Wise Words From Dolly PartonHardcoverHardie Grant Books9781784880446$9.95HUMOR Mar 08, 2016
“I’m not offended by all the dumb blonde jokes because I know I’m not dumb—and I’m not blonde either.” “Don’t get so busy making a living that you forget to make a life.” “People are always asking me in interviews, ‘What do you think of foreign affairs?’ I just say, ‘I’ve had a few.’”Dolly Parton—or the Dolly Lama, as she has been called—is renowned for her hilarious quotes, witty one-liners, and self-deprecating humor. In Pocket Dolly Wisdom, the Queen of Country’s best quotes have been compiled into a handy pocket-sized edition, perfect for... + Read More
Series: Puffin ClassicsJo's BoysPaperbackLouisa May Alcott9780141366098$6.99JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 10Mar 08, 2016
The beloved Puffin Classics line, re-releasing with brand new covers!The fourth and last book about the March family. Ten years after the school at Plumfield was founded, there is now a college, built with a legacy from old Mr Lawrence. All Jo’s original children are grown young men, scattered around the world, and graceful young women with high ambitions. But young men face as many troubles as children do, and they are still ’Jo’s boys’.
Series: Puffin ClassicsGulliver's TravelsPaperbackJonathan Swift9780141366302$7.99JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 10Apr 19, 2016
The beloved Puffin Classics line—re-releasing with brand new covers! This edition of Gulliver’s Travels features a new introduction from the world of the great Terry Pratchett.Follow in the footsteps of Gulliver on his incredible voyages!Gulliver meets some extraordinary people and remarkable creatures during the course of his exciting voyages around the world. From a race of miniature folk to some surprisingly gentle giants and wise horses, Gulliver sees society from many different perspectives. Back in England life seems very ordinary after a... + Read More
Series: True NorthPaperbackBernie Finkelstein9780771047954$21.00BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY Mar 22, 2016
One of the all-time greats in Canadian music recounts his life and times in the business from the 1960s to the present. True North —by producer, record label owner, and manager of great music acts, Bernie Finkelstein—is now available as a paperback.In this wildly entertaining and outspoken memoir, the producer, label owner, and artist manager opens up about his childhood; breaking into the Greenwich Village scene with The Paupers at age 19; discovering Bruce Cockburn; producing the “loudest band in the world,” Kensington Market; managing and pr... + Read More
Series: Iris GracePaperbackArabella Carter-Johnson9781405925570$24.99PSYCHOLOGY Mar 28, 2016
’Ever since we came home with Thula, this precious magical kitten has cast a spell over Iris. They sit beside each other as Iris paints, and new doorways to communication have been opened, doors we had previously feared might be locked forever.’ Iris Grace is six years old and severely autistic. For the first few years of her life she barely communicated at all - she hardly ever looked up when her parents walked into a room, she rarely smiled or spoke. Her mother Arabella despaired - Iris seemed to be trapped in her own world, unreachable... + Read More
Series: Eat Pray Love Made Me Do ItLife Journeys Inspired by the Bestselling MemoirCD-AudioVarious9780735289260$41.00SELF-HELP Mar 29, 2016
True stories inspired by one of the most iconic, beloved, bestselling books of our time; a companion to the 10th anniversary edition of Eat Pray Love. In the ten years since its electrifying debut, Elizabeth Gilbert’s Eat Pray Love has become a worldwide phenomenon, empowering millions of readers to set out on paths they never thought possible, in search of their own best selves. Here, in this candid and captivating collection, nearly fifty of those readers—people as diverse in their experiences as they are in age and background—share their sto... + Read More
“BRAVE NEW WORLD” BY DAVID BISHOPA year after the fateful events of the Odessa Summit, the world is a very different place. It’s certainly no longer friendly for Evolved Humans—or “Evos”—who are held responsible for what happened. If the government doesn’t find you, there are some tenacious and merciless Evo-hunters out there who will.Based on Tim Kring’s original drafts of the script for the season premiere of Heroes Reborn and includes content not seen in the TV show.“A MATTER OF TRUST” BY TIMOTHY ZAHNAs the number of Evolved Humans increases... + Read More
Series: 1 Page at a Time (Blue)A Daily Creative CompanionPaperbackAdam J. Kurtz9780143129882$20.00SELF-HELP May 03, 2016
A quirky interactive page-a-day journal based on a popular Tumblr blogHave you ever wished you had a secret companion - a pen pal, a life coach, an imaginary friend, maybe even a friend“in real life” - to help you navigate the ups and downs of daily life, helping you find hope and sweet surprises at everyturn? Illustrator Adam J. Kurtz has had that wish - and has channeled it into a delightful, funny, engaging interactive journal.Each of the 365 prompts in the book presents a chance to draw, write, make a list, imagine, dream, or otherwise crea... + Read More
Soon to be a major motion picture starring Ewan McGregor, Naomie Harris, Stellan Skarsgård, and Damian Lewis.In the wake of the collapse of Lehmann Brothers and with Britain on the brink of economic ruin, a young English couple takes a tennis vacation in Antigua. There they meet Dima, a Russian who styles himself the world’s Number One money-launderer, who wants, among other things, a game of tennis. Back in London, the couple is subjected to an all-night interrogation by the British Secret Service who also need their help. Their acquiescence w... + Read More
Series: 1 Page at a Time (Red)A Daily Creative CompanionPaperbackAdam J. Kurtz9780143129875$20.00SELF-HELP May 03, 2016
The popular illustrated journal featured in Buzzfeed, Refinery29, and more - now with two new covers (red and blue)Have you ever wished you had a secret companion - a pen pal, a life coach, an imaginary friend, maybe even a friend“in real life” - to help you navigate the ups and downs of daily life, helping you find hope and sweet surprises at everyturn? Illustrator Adam J. Kurtz has had that wish - and has channeled it into a delightful, funny, engaging interactive journal.Each of the 365 prompts in the book presents a chance to draw, write, m... + Read More
“CATCH AND KILL” BY DUANE SWIERCZYNSKIA nationwide tragedy took away Luke and Joanne Collins’ son, and now they roam the country in search of those they feel were responsible for his death. Their goal is simple: catch and kill.“SAVE THE CHEERLEADER, DESTROY THE WORLD” BY KEITH R. A. DECANDIDOWhen she jumped off a Ferris wheel in Central Park and survived, Claire Bennet changed the world. Now “Evos” - Evolved Humans - are exposed. In this story we discover what happened to Claire after that fateful moment.“A LONG WAY FROM HOME” BY KEVIN J. ANDER... + Read More
The National Museum of American History—our country’s largest history museum and one of the Smithsonian’s most visited—preserves three million objects that capture the American story. From this vast collection, curators have handpicked more than 150 of the Museum’s most valued and amazing treasures—from the hat Lincoln wore the night he was assassinated to Jacqueline Kennedy’s inaugural gown and Dorothy’s ruby slippers; from Alexander Graham Bell’s telephone to Edison’s light bulb and Albert Einstein’s pipe; from an early box of Crayolas... + Read More
A is for…A cosy dormouse B is for…Snoozing little Bunnies C is for…Come outside to play! This whimsical board book takes you gently through the alphabet and is a stylish and gentle introduction to the world of Peter Rabbit. With beautiful line artwork, this is a must-have for any baby or toddler’s bookshelf.
Series: Baby PresentBoard bookRachel Neumann9781941529249$12.95JUVENILE NONFICTION Age (years) to 3Apr 26, 2016
Baby Present combines the inherent love babies have for one another with a tongue-in-cheek take on mindfulness for their parents and caretakers. This is for the perfect gift for the emerging generation of calm, cool, kids and their caretakers! A wide diversity of the most photogenic 6—9 month-olds, all from Oakland and Berkeley, California, has been captured mid-smile while making unmistakable eye-contact with the infants to whom this book will be read. Baby Present celebrates the unadulterated ability all infants have to be in the present, sho... + Read More
Experience the timey-wimey travels of the Doctor moment by moment with this historical Doctor Who colouring book. Inside you’ll find the Doctor’s greatest friends and foes from throughout all of history, with original illustrations featuring Churchill, Shakespeare, Van Gogh, Dickens, Madame de Pompadour and many more. Colour in kings and queens, Romans and Egyptians, Viking villages and erupting volcanoes…not forgetting the occasional dinosaur on a spaceship. With 45 brand new images to colour, Travels in Time is a fantastic addition to any c... + Read More
Series: I Let You GoPaperbackClare Mackintosh9780451488596$24.00FICTION May 03, 2016
The smash London Times bestseller, with over half a million copies sold….a twisty, psychological thriller with “an astonishing intensity that drags you in and never—ever—lets you go.” (Daily Mail, UK)On a rainy afternoon, a mother’s life is shattered as her son slips from her grip and runs into the street…Jenna Gray moves to the remote Welsh coast, desperate to leave behind the heartbreak of the accident and heal from the loss of her child and her painful past. At the same time, a pair of police investigators tries to get to the bottom of this ... + Read More
The hardcover reissue of #1 New York Times bestselling author Ken Follett’s “extraordinary…monumental masterpiece” (Booklist).A departure for the bestselling thriller writer, this historical epic stunned readers and critics alike with its ambitious scope and gripping humanity. Today, it stands as a testament to Follett’s unassailable command of the written word and to his universal appeal.The Pillars of the Earth tells the story of Philip, prior of Kingsbridge, a devout and resourceful monk driven to build the greatest Gothic cathedral the worl... + Read More
Series: Resolution WayPaperbackCarl Neville9781910924129$15.95FICTION Jun 21, 2016
A financially comfortable but troubled young London author, Alex Hargreaves stumbles across the work of an unknown writer from the early 1990s, Vernon Crane, and presuming the missing Crane is dead, decides to pass the work off as his own. The problem is that the novel he wishes to plagiarize has been split among Crane’s disparate and scattered group of friends, all of whom, twenty years later, are struggling with the demands of a life in a Britain in which current trends toward inequality and the concentration of political power have accelerat... + Read More
Colonel S—biomedical engineer, explosives expert, and the Malaysian government go-to hitman—has been doing the dirty work of the rich and corrupt for years now and is ready for his final job. One that will ensure the domination of the Muslims over the Malaysian state. The target? Kuala Lumpur International Airport. All he needs is a little help from his old friend and protégé, Dr. Jay Ghosh. Despite the dangerous circumstances and Jay’s own tragic Malaysian history, which he has been running from for 30 years, he cannot refuse the man who once ... + Read More
Series: Alone Against the NorthAn Expedition into the UnknownPaperbackAdam Shoalts9780143193975$22.00BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY May 10, 2016
The age of exploration is not over.Adam Shoalts was no stranger to the wilderness. He had hacked his way through jungles, had stared down bears and climbed mountains. And now, one spot on the map called out to him irresistibly. Cutting through the forbidding landscape of the Hudson Bay Lowlands is a river no hunter, no explorer, has left any record of paddling. It is far from any important waterways, and about as far from civilization as one can get. It was this river that Shoalts was obsessively determined to explore.What Shoalts discovered as... + Read More
Series: SapiensA Brief History of HumankindPaperbackYuval Noah Harari9780771038518$23.00HISTORY May 10, 2016
Destined to become a modern classic in the vein of Guns, Germs, and Steel, Sapiens is a lively, groundbreaking history of humankind told from a unique perspective—and it is now available in paperback.100,000 years ago, at least six species of human inhabited the earth. Today there is just one: us. Homo Sapiens.How did our species succeed in the battle for dominance? Why did our foraging ancestors come together to create cities and kingdoms? How did we come to believe in gods, nations, and human rights; to trust money, books, and laws; and to be... + Read More
Series: Girls RisingA Guide to Nurturing a Confident and Soulful AdolescentPaperbackUrana Jackson9781941529188$28.95PSYCHOLOGY May 17, 2016
This guide for adults working with adolescent girls will help them explore and develop their emotional, social, and spiritual selves.Young people are hungry and capable of engaging in meaningful explorations of themselves and the world around them. Adolescent girls especially have a deep desire and capacity to know themselves and explore their own spirituality. Girls Rising is a workbook of activities designed for educators, mental health clinicians, youth workers, parents, and, in some cases, peer educators working with girls ages 13 — 17 that... + Read More
Don’t miss these fantastic adventures collected from the Tenth Doctor Archive! The Tenth Doctor Archives collect many stories from the Doctor’s adventures, with contributions from numerous talented writers and artists. Collects: Through Time and Space, and Doctor Who Vol. 1: Fugitive.Story Locale: Space/ alien worlds/ past/ present/ futureSeries Overview: The Tenth Doctor Archives collect many stories from the Doctor’s adventures, with contributions from numerous talented writers and artists
Series: WildflowerPaperbackDrew Barrymore9781101983812$22.00BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY May 17, 2016
Award-winning actress Drew Barrymore shares funny, insightful, and profound stories from her past and present in this New York Times Bestseller, now in trade paperback.Wildflower is a portrait of Drew’s life in stories as she looks back on the adventures, challenges, and incredible experiences of her earlier years. It includes tales of living on her own at 14 (and how laundry may have saved her life), getting stuck in a gas station overhang on a cross country road trip, saying goodbye to her father in a way only he could have understood, and ma... + Read More
The Hell on Earth as we know it comes to an end. In a drastic change, one of the most terrifying creatures in existence has been released. Can the BPRD defend the world—and humanity—or is this finally the end? This volume collects B.P.R.D. Hell on Earth #135-#139.“It’s a good a time as any to check in with a series that started as a Hellboy spin-off but has become a force in its own right.”—Comicbookresources.com“Just as in the pages of Hellboy, there’s a strong sense that big things are lurking right around the corner for our heroes.”—ign.comS... + Read More
Series: Escape to Shakespeare's WorldA Colouring Book AdventureNovelty bookWilliam Shakespeare9780141371214$14.99JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 8 - 12May 31, 2016
A beautiful, intricate colouring book, full of romantic, inspirational and dramatic quotes from the favourite plays and poems of William Shakespeare. An ideal choice for older children and adults, in a beautiful square format designed to fit comfortably into handbag, briefcase or schoolbag. Gloriously intricate illustrations provide a soothing occupation for the millions of fans of adult colouring books. A perfect way to celebrate Shakespeare 400.
Series: BlacktopJustin #1HardcoverLJ Alonge9780399542756$21.00YOUNG ADULT FICTION Age (years) from 12Jun 07, 2016
An action-packed basketball series from author LJ Alonge set on the courts of Oakland, CA.Justin has a list of goals stashed under his mattress. Number 1 is “figure out life plans.” Number 5 is “earn Zen Master rating in WoW.” Nowhere on that list is “play the crew from Ghosttown,” but that’s the type of trouble that always seems to finds him. The debut title from LJ Alonge’s new basketball series pulses with action on and off the court. With wit, humor, and honesty, Justin unfolds over one hot summer.From the Paperback edition.
Experience the thrill of flying some of the world’s most important airplanes and spacecraft. Best of the National Air and Space Museum provides unprecedented access to the most popular museum in the world. The Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum hosts an average of seven million visits every year. The Udvar-Hazy Center—three football fields long and ten stories high—receives more than one million visits annually. Best of the National Air and Space Museum features the best of both museums, from the Challenger space shuttle and the Wright... + Read More
Series: BlacktopJanae #2HardcoverLJ Alonge9780399542763$21.00YOUNG ADULT FICTION Age (years) from 12Jun 07, 2016
An action-packed basketball series from author LJ Alonge set on the courts of Oakland, CA.Janae works every day at her Granny’s Strange Goods Superstore, selling lucky rabbits’ feet and other useless junk. And every night, after closing up shop, she dominates the courts with her boys. When the chance comes around to take her game to the next level, she knows she’ll make the cut. It’s all about skill—luck’s got nothing to do with it. Right?From the Paperback edition.
Mirror’s Edge: Catalyst, has set the bar for elegant design and stunning visuals in video games. Dark Horse’s oversized collection of 20 high quality art prints allows you to experience the gorgeous world of the smash-hit video game whenever and wherever you desire!
Series: The Age of JihadIslamic State and the Great War for the Middle EastHardcoverPatrick Cockburn9781784784492$39.99POLITICAL SCIENCE Oct 11, 2016
From the award-winning author of The Rise of Islamic State, the essential story of the Middle East’s disintegrationThe Age of Jihad charts the turmoil of today’s Middle East and the devastating role the West has played in the region from 2001 to the present. Beginning with the US-led invasion of Afghanistan, Cockburn explores the vast geopolitical struggle that is the Sunni–Shia conflict, a clash that shapes the war on terror, western military interventions, the evolution of the insurgency, the civil wars in Yemen, Libya and Syria, the Arab Spr... + Read More
Series: The Story of the JewsFinding The Words: 1000BCE-1492CEPaperbackSimon Schama9780143171935$24.95HISTORY Dec 05, 2017
In this magnificently illustrated cultural history—the tie-in to the PBS and BBC series The Story of the Jews—Simon Schama details the story of the Jewish people, tracing their experience across three millennia, from their beginnings as an ancient tribal people to the opening of the new world in 1492.It is a story like no other: an epic of endurance against destruction, of creativity in oppression, joy amid grief, the affirmation of life against the steepest of odds. The first of two volumes, The Story of the Jews spans the millennia and the co... + Read More
Series: The Art of MoneyA Life-Changing Guide to Financial HappinessHardcoverBari Tessler9781941529201$29.95BUSINESS & ECONOMICS Jun 14, 2016
This is the book your money–savvy best friend, therapist, and accountant would write if they could. It’s the book about money for people who don’t even want to think about money, until the arrival of that inevitable day when we all realize we must come to terms with this thing called money. Everyone has pain and challenges, strengths and dreams about money, and many of us mix profound shame into that relationship. In The Art of Money, Bari Tessler offers an integrative approach that creates the real possibility of “money healing,” using our re... + Read More
Series: Extreme TrustTurning Proactive Honesty and Flawless Execution into Long-Term Profits, Revised EditionPaperbackDon Peppers9780143108559$23.00BUSINESS & ECONOMICS Jun 21, 2016
Not so long ago, being reasonably trustworthy was good enough. But soononly the extremely trustworthy will thrive.If you mistakenly click to order 22 bags of chips from Peapod, the company will pop a notice on your screen warning that you are about to buy more than 10 of an item. Not because it would be illegal or unethical for Peapod to profit from your error, but because one surefire way to earn the trust of customers is to help them avoid making mistakes and doing things that aren’t in their own interest, even when their mistakes might actu... + Read More
A Mad Libs with 21 original stories based on the much-anticipated feature film, Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens.Are you a longtime Star Wars fan, or did you fall in love with the franchise after seeing The Phantom Menace? Either way, you’re likely just as excited as we are about the release of The Force Awakens. Our Mad Libs features 21 all-new stories based on the seventh film in the perenially popular Star Wars franchise. Pick up a copy for yourself and every Star Wars fan you know!
It’s been 20 years since the first invasion. The international community has recovered and rebuilt its defences using salvaged alien technology. However, before the last ship was destroyed in 1996, the aliens sent a distress signal. Now, that signal has been answered and humanity is under a threat greater than any it has faced before. The Art & Making of Independence Day Resurgence takes readers from the aftermath of the ’96 invasion, through the rebuilding of the planet, and the new, terrifying threat about to hit Earth. From sketch to scre... + Read More
Series: Un Tejido MagicoEl Bosque Tropical de Isla Barro Colorado (Spanish Edition)HardcoverEgbert Giles Leigh Jr.9781935623946$57.00SCIENCE Jun 28, 2016
Barro Colorado Island is the crown jewel of the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, and the most thoroughly studied tropical rainforest on Earth. This book reveals the extreme interconnections of life in a tropical forest, with lavishly beautiful full-color photographs. It gives an eyewitness view of the fascinating biodiversity, ecology, and evolution of tropical forests. A Magic Web has particular value for scientists and environmentalists, as it offers a comprehensive review of more than 100 years of biological research of a tropical ra... + Read More
WINNERTHE 2016 STELLA PRIZEAUSTRALIAN INDIE BEST FICTION BOOK AND OVERALL BOOK OF THE YEAR AWARDSFINALISTVICTORIAN PREMIER’S AWARDLONG-LISTEDTHE MILES FRANKLIN AWARDThe Natural Way of Things is at once lucid and illusory, a brilliantly plotted novel of ideas that reminds us of mankind’s own vast contradictions—the capacity for savagery, selfishness, resilience, and redemption all contained by a single, vulnerable body. This gripping, provocative, and timely book will resonate with its readers for many years.Drugged, dressed in old-fashioned rag... + Read More
Series: Peter RabbitHardcoverBeatrix Potter9780241248249$31.95JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) to 3Jun 28, 2016
A beautiful, deluxe cloth book for Peter Rabbit fans.A luxury cloth book made from beautiful soft fleece. A perfect gift for any newborn babies.
Series: SommeInto the BreachPaperbackHugh Sebag-Montefiore9780670918393$29.95HISTORY Jul 26, 2016
An extraordinary and fresh account of the most famous battle in World War One.No conflict better encapsulates all that went wrong on the Western Front than the Battle of the Somme in 1916. The tragic loss of life and stoic endurance by troops who walked towards their death is an iconic image which will be hard to ignore during the centennial year.Despite this, this book shows the extent to which the Allied armies were in fact able repeatedly to break through the German front lines. By focusing on the first-hand experiences of both Allied and en... + Read More