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501 German Verbs

by Henry Strutz Barrons Educational Series (January 11, 2017)

The most commonly used 501 German verbs are arranged alphabetically in a table format, one verb per page with English translation, and conjugated in all tenses and forms. This updated version includes an explanation...

501 French Verbs

by Christopher Kendris & Theodore N. Kendris Barrons Educational Series (March 08, 2016)

Learning the French language is easy with help from the 501 Verb Series ! Optimized for use on the Kindle, this book presents the most important and commonly used verbs from the French language. The verbs are...

Italian Now! Level 1, 2nd edition

by Marcel Danesi Barrons Educational Series (September 19, 2012)

A Simon & Schuster eBook. Simon & Schuster has a great book for every reader.

504 Absolutely Essential Words

by Murray Bromberg & Julius Liebb Barrons Educational Series (August 05, 2012)

A Simon & Schuster eBook. Simon & Schuster has a great book for every reader.

Dictionary of Real Estate Terms

by Jack P. Friedman, Jack C. Harris & J. Bruce Lindeman Barrons Educational Series (July 24, 2017)

Need to know real estate jargon? This quick-reference guide can help.

Home buyers and sellers, as well as real estate professionals, investors, and attorneys can rely on this quick-reference source. More than...

The Feminist Financial Handbook

by Brynne Conroy Mango (September 30, 2018)

Sometimes the best way to stick it to the man is by doing well for yourself. There’s just one problem: it’s hard to do well for yourself when systemic oppression has placed innumerable hurdles between you...

Writing About Literature in the Digital Age

by Gideon Omer Burton Open BookShelf (March 25, 2018)

This is a collection of short essays by students at Brigham Young University (Provo, Utah) who push the boundaries of traditional literary study to explore the benefits of digital tools in academic writing....

The Technique of the Mystery Story

by Carolyn Wells Open BookShelf (March 25, 2018)

Do you love mystery stories, such as the Sherlock Holmes stories and those of Edgar Allan Poe and Agatha Christie? Do you ever yearn to be a good writer of mysteries?

Carolyn Wells was a prolific author of mystery...

The Art of Public Speaking

by Dale Breckenridge Carnegie Open BookShelf (March 25, 2018)

Training in public speaking is not a matter of externals--primarily; it is not a matter of imitation--fundamentally; it is not a matter of conformity to standards--at all. Public speaking is public utterance,...

The Elements of Style

by William Strunk Jr. Open BookShelf (March 25, 2018)

The Elements of Style is an American English writing style guide. It is one of the most influential and best-known prescriptive treatments of English grammar and usage in the United States. It originally detailed...

Babel Fish Bouillabaisse

by Barbara Fister Open BookShelf (January 30, 2018)

As part of a sabbatical project, I have collected some things I’ve written into a lightly-edited, open access, Creative Commons-licensed volume. Some of this material comes from my personal blog, where I’ve...

How We Eat with Our Eyes and Think with Our Stomach

by Diana von Kopp, Melanie Mühl, Carolin Sommer & Brian Wansink The Experiment (November 01, 2017)

“Cut through the juice cleanses and paleo diets to bring back some common sense.”—The New York Times Book Review

Outsmart Your Impulses and Eat Better

A Belgian chocolate cake topped with a velvety homemade...

1,107 Baby Names That Stand the Test of Time

by Jennifer Griffin Workman Publishing Company (April 08, 2014)

There are tens of thousands of baby names out there—and books that dutifully list them. And then there is 1,107 Baby Names That Stand the Test of Time—a curated, considered, opinionated, and richly informative...

Can I Wear My Nose Ring to the Interview?

by Ellen Gordon Reeves Workman Publishing Company (April 23, 2009)

A witty, friendly, unexpected job hunter's bible that finally answers the real questions. Yes, if you're wedded to your nose ring, wear it to the interview. No, you shouldn't be e-mailing out hundreds of résumés....

The Anxious Gardener's Book of Answers

by Teri Dunn Chace Timber Press (April 21, 2012)

The Anxious Gardener's Book of Answers identifies the 100 most common gardening mistakes and gives gardeners the techniques to prevent them. Or, if it's too late and they've already goofed, there are tips to...

Gods and Heroes

by Korwin Briggs Workman Publishing Company (August 21, 2018)

Meet the Original Superheroes. 

Before there was Batman, Wonder Woman, or Black Panther...there was Indra, Hindu king of gods, who battled a fearsome snake to save the world from drought. Athena, the powerful...

Change Happens

by Kathryn Petras & Ross Petras Workman Publishing Company (March 20, 2018)


 “Just when I discovered the meaning of life, they changed it.” – GEORGE CARLIN

When change comes we have two options: Resist it, and lose. Or go with the flow, and grow. Which...

The Freelancer's Bible

by Sara Horowitz & Toni Sciarra Poynter Workman Publishing Company (October 23, 2012)

Amazingly, one-third of the American workforce is freelance—that’s 42 million people who have to wrestle with not just doing the work, but finding the work, then getting paid for the work, plus health care,...

So You Want to Start a Nursery

by Tony Avent Timber Press (July 11, 2003)

When Avent announced that he was quitting his job to build a specialty nursery, his former horticulture professor begged his student to reconsider, telling him he couldn't possibly make a profit "without doing...

On the Origins of Sports

by Gary Belsky & Neil Fine Artisan (April 19, 2016)

New York Times Bestseller

“Fascinating.”—Men’s Health, Best Beach Reads for Sports Fans

On the Origins of Sports is an illustrated book built around the original rules of 21 of the world’s most popular...

History Decoded

by Brad Meltzer & Keith Ferrell Workman Publishing Company (October 22, 2013)

It's an irresistible combination: Brad Meltzer, a born storyteller, counting down the world's most intriguing unsolved mysteries. And to make this richly illustrated book even richer, each chapter invites the...

Beer Hacks

by Ben Robinson Workman Publishing Company (October 02, 2018)

For the Love of Beer

In this tour de force of 100 top tips and tricks, Beer Hacks presents the very best and most creative ways to serve, share, store, and savor your favorite brews. There’s PROBLEM SOLVING:...

Taxidermy Art

by Robert Marbury Artisan (September 23, 2014)

In this collection of taxidermy art, you’ll find a winged monkey with a fez and a martini glass, a jewel-encrusted piglet, a bionic fawn, and a polar bear balancing on a floating refrigerator. Author Robert...

The Book of Nice

by Josh Chetwynd Workman Publishing Company (April 16, 2013)

Nice is the secret ingredient to a better life. It makes us happy. It may even be what makes us civilized—when we say thank you, shake hands, send flowers, we’re doing the nice things that bring people together....

The Horse-Lover's Encyclopedia, 2nd Edition

by Jessie Haas Storey Publishing, LLC (March 21, 2017)

Here is a completely revised, full-color second edition of the established go-to source for equestrian information. This comprehensive A-to-Z guide covers “everything horse” and bridges gaps in the equestrian...

The Encyclopedia of Animal Predators

by Janet Vorwald Dohner Storey Publishing, LLC (May 16, 2017)

Learn to identify threatening species through tracks, scat, and the damage they leave behind. Fascinating profiles of more than 50 predatory mammals, birds, and reptiles teach farmers, ranchers, homesteaders,...

The Beer Geek Handbook

by Patrick Dawson & Greg Kletsel Storey Publishing, LLC (May 03, 2016)

Does the beer buyer at the liquor store ask your advice? Do you understand the difference between a turbid and a single infusion mash? Do you travel with a tulip glass handy? Have you even eaten ramen just to...

Write to the Point

by Sam Leith The Experiment (September 04, 2018)

Good writers follow the rules. Great writers know the rules—and follow their instincts!

Finding the right words, in the right order, matters—whether you’re a student embarking on an essay, a job applicant...

How to Retire with Enough Money

by Teresa Ghilarducci Workman Publishing Company (December 15, 2015)

Here is a single-sit read than can change the course of your retirement. Written by Dr. Teresa Ghilarducci, an economics professor, a retirement and savings specialist, and a trustee to two retiree health-care...

Mother of the Bride

by Ilene Beckerman Algonquin Books (April 08, 2005)

“An account that is sweetly sentimental and brutally honest, touching and witty—in short, a true gem.” —Publishers Weekly, starred review

“A work that adds great luster to an already golden event.”...

The Useful Book

by David Bowers & Sharon Bowers Workman Publishing Company (June 14, 2016)

A modern and energetically designed encyclopedia of DIY with everything you need to know to roll up your sleeves and cook it, build it, sew it, clean it, or repair it yourself. In other words, everything you...

The Plant Lover's Guide to Tulips

by Richard Wilford Timber Press (April 08, 2015)

Tulips are one of the most popular spring-flowering bulbs. Available in a huge range of colors and in a wide array of shapes, they’re a mainstay of most spring gardens. They are the focus of festivals worldwide...

Up Your Game!

by Gary Belsky & Neil Fine Artisan (April 18, 2017)

Sound smart and play smarter with this compendium of the tricks, techniques, and unwritten rules every sports fan needs—from naming your fantasy team to betting with friends, doing a flip turn to investing...

The Safe Food Handbook

by Heli Perrett The Experiment (December 01, 2010)

The Safe Food Handbook is an essential guide for everyone, especially those most vulnerable to unsafe food—pregnant women, older adults, young children, those with serious health conditions—and anyone who...

What the Dormouse Said

by Amy Gash, Pierre Le-Tan & Judith Viorst Algonquin Books (October 01, 2004)

This one-of-a-kind collection reminds weary adults not to lose sight of the values and virtues they learned as kids. Here are over three hundred quotations from over two hundred well-loved children's books,...

"Nothing Is Worth More Than This Day."

by Kathryn Petras & Ross Petras Workman Publishing Company (April 05, 2016)

A book of inspirational quotations, Nothing Is Worth More Than This Day presents hundreds of reminders from some of the smartest people who ever lived—from Dr. Seuss to Erma Bombeck, Thich Nhat Hanh to Lena...

The Dictionary of Science for Gardeners

by Michael Allaby Timber Press (September 05, 2015)

A Library Journal Best Reference Pick of 2015!

Every gardener is a scientist. Pollination, native plants, ecology, climatology—these are just a few of the scientific concepts that play a key role in a successful...

Atlas Obscura

by Joshua Foer, Dylan Thuras & Ella Morton Workman Publishing Company (September 20, 2016)

It's time to get off the beaten path. Inspiring equal parts wonder and wanderlust, Atlas Obscura celebrates over 700 of the strangest and most curious places in the world.

Talk about a bucket list: here are...

The A to Z of Plant Names

by Allen J. Coombes Timber Press (July 16, 2012)

Botanical names can be baffling to even the most experienced gardener. But a plant's botanical name is more than just a handy label—it can tell a plant's country of origin, the shape of its leaves, the color...

Decoding Gardening Advice

by Jeff Gillman & Meleah Maynard Timber Press (May 22, 2012)

Covering more than 100 universal gardening "dos and don'ts," Decoding Gardening Advice is the first book to provide gardeners with the real answers. Jeff Gillman, the bestselling author of The Truth About...

Veganissimo A to Z

by Lars Thomsen & Reuben Proctor The Experiment (May 05, 2013)

veganissimo ve-gan-iss-i-mo

1. n : one who is vegan to the highest possible standard

2. adj : the most vegan

An Essential New Resource for Those Who Want to Reduce Their “Animal Footprint”

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"It Always Seems Impossible Until It's Done."

by Kathryn Petras & Ross Petras Workman Publishing Company (April 22, 2014)

Pursuing a dream is hard work, but the right words delivered at the right time—by people who’ve been there and done that—can give us just the motivation we need. The right words can rekindle our enthusiasm,...


by Sam Scholfield & Eliot Lucas The Experiment (August 09, 2011)

No One Is Safe from Awkward!

Ending a first date that falls flat. Drunk-texting your boss. Walking in when your roommate is getting it on. Running into the person you just dumped . . . in the grocery store, an...

How to Care for Aging Parents, 3rd Edition

by Virginia Morris & Jennie Chin Hansen Workman Publishing Company (February 11, 2014)

“The bible of eldercare”—ABC World News. “An indispensable book”—AARP. “A compassionate guide of encyclopedic proportion”—The Washington Post. And, winner of a Books for a Better Life Award....

How to Speak Science

by Bruce Benamran The Experiment (September 04, 2018)

As smartphones, supercomputers, supercolliders, and AI propel us into an ever more unfamiliar future, How to Speak Science takes us on a rollicking historical tour of the greatest discoveries and ideas that...

The Plant Lover's Guide to Dahlias

by Andy Vernon Timber Press (April 22, 2014)

Dahlias are the showgirls of the garden. A favorite of floral and landscape designers, they come in a wide range of jewel-like colors—rich reds and vibrant oranges, shocking pinks—and an engaging variation...

Dirr's Encyclopedia of Trees and Shrubs

by Michael A. Dirr Timber Press (March 17, 2016)

3500 photographs. Over 380 genera. More than 3700 species and cultivars.

With Dirr's Hardy Trees and Shrubs and Dirr's Trees and Shrubs for Warm Climates, Michael Dirr set the gold standard for horticultural...

The Plant Lover's Guide to Salvias

by John Whittlesey Timber Press (April 22, 2014)

Salvias are available in a huge range of sizes, colors, foliage, and hardiness, with over 900 species and hundreds of hybrids. Salvia’s popularity stems from how easy they are to grow, their multiple medicinal...

The Just Right Home

by Marianne Cusato & Daniel DiClerico Workman Publishing Company (April 12, 2013)

Thirty-seven million Americans move during any given year. Millions more think about it. They all want the same thing—a perfect place to live. But most of us have only the vaguest idea of what makes us happy,...

Veganissimo A to Z (Canadian Edition)

by Lars Thomsen & Reuben Proctor The Experiment (June 20, 2013)

veganissimo ve-gan-iss-i-mo

1. n : one who is vegan to the highest possible standard

2. adj : the most vegan

An Essential New Resource for Those Who Want to Reduce Their “Animal Footprint”

Substances obtained...