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The Summoner's Handbook

by Taran Matharu Feiwel & Friends (October 02, 2018)

"The ability to summon is passed down through the blood..."

Summoner: One who is gifted with the ability to summon demonic creatures that are emotionally connected to their human counterparts. As brought to life...


Historical Dictionary of Chinese Foreign Affairs

by Lawrence R. Sullivan & Robert L. Paarlberg Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (September 18, 2018)

In an act of totally unnecessary and wanton destruction, British forces in China during the Second Opium War (1856-1860) looted and destroyed much of the Old Imperial Summer Palace (Yuanmingyuan) including three...


Scots Dictionary: The perfect wee guide to the Scots language (Collins Little Books)

by Collins Dictionaries Collins (September 06, 2018)

A highly popular and informative guide to the Scots language in an attractive format. Contains words and phrases from both literary and everyday language, this is the perfect wee dictionary of Scots for native...


You/Poet

by Rayna Hutchison & Samuel Blake Adams Media (September 04, 2018)

Offering a variety of advice for tapping into your creative voice, sharing your work online, and honing your writing skills, You/Poet shows you how to express yourself creatively through the art of poetry.

You...


Best Movies of the 80s

by Helen O'Hara Portable Press (September 04, 2018)

Travel back in time to the most bodacious movie decade ever!

Don't miss this trip through the movies that defined the ’80s era. Packed with photos and memorabilia of Hollywood stars, this collection of classic...


Uncle John's Actual and Factual Bathroom Reader

by Bathroom Readers' Institute Portable Press (September 04, 2018)

It’s an actual fact—Uncle John is the most entertaining thing in the bathroom!

Uncle John and his team of devoted researchers are back again with an all-new collection of weird news stories, odd historical...


Historical Dictionary of Unitarian Universalism

by Mark W. Harris Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (August 24, 2018)

The Unitarian Universalist religious movement is small in numbers, but has a long history as a radical, reforming movement within Protestantism, coupled with a larger, liberal social witness to the world. Both...


Historical Dictionary of Belarus

by Grigory Ioffe & Vitali Silitski Jr. Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (August 15, 2018)

Belarus is one of fifteen successor states of the former Soviet Union. It’s the only post-Soviet state that is in full of control of its territory and has no territorial conflicts with its neighbors. It’s...


Epic Fails

by Salvador Jimenez Murguia Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (August 15, 2018)

Many of the most successful innovations—from the light bulb to the Internet—have often resulted from ingenuity, ambition, and dedication. Such achievements have changed lives for the better. Yet for every...


Historical Dictionary of Medieval Philosophy and Theology

by Stephen F. Brown & Juan Carlos Flores Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (July 15, 2018)

This second edition concentrates on various philosophers and theologians from the medieval Arabian, Jewish, and Christian worlds. It principally centers on authors such as Abumashar, Saadiah Gaon and Alcuin...


50 Successful Stanford Application Essays

by Gen Tanabe & Kelly Tanabe SuperCollege (June 20, 2018)

  • This title helps students applying to all selective colleges
  • Authors Gen and Kelly Tanabe have lifetimes sales of more than 785,000 books
  • The authors’ newsletter has more than 250,000 subscribers
  • Colleges...

  • Historical Dictionary of Botswana

    by Barry Morton & Jeff Ramsay Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (June 13, 2018)

    The death of Botswana’s last founding father, Sir Ketumile Quett Masire, in June 2017, marked the end of an era. Since the release of the Fourth Edition of Historical Dictionary of Botswana in 2008, Botswana...


    Knowledge Unbound

    by Peter Suber The MIT Press (June 08, 2018)

    In these texts, Suber makes the case for open access to research; answers common questions, objections, and misunderstandings; analyzes policy issues; and documents the growth and evolution of open access during...


    A Research Guide to Psychology

    by Deborah Dolan Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (June 08, 2018)

  • Definition and deep background sources
  • Specialized dictionaries, encyclopedias, and handbooks
  • Current research - Journal Articles and Annual Reviews
  • Tests and Measures
  • Bibliographies
  • U.S. Government Resources
  • Biographical...

  • Encyclopedia of Christianity in the Global South

    by Mark A. Lamport, Katalina Tahaafe-Williams, Philip Jenkins & Fenggang Yang et al. Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (May 31, 2018)

    Christianity has transformed many times in its 2,000-year history, from its roots in the Middle East to its presence around the world today. From the mid-twentieth century onward the presence of Christianity...


    Fart Dictionary

    by Scott Sorensen Running Press (May 29, 2018)

    The one and only Fart Dictionary is a hilarious, illustrated collection of fart definitions for every occasion, covering a wide range of topics. Whether it's politics, poetry, karaoke, Mardi Gras, Food Network,...


    Referencing for Genealogists

    by Ian G. Macdonald The History Press (May 28, 2018)

    Reliable genealogical conclusions depend on reliable data. Central to any good investigation is an appreciation of where the data came from so that other investigator can re-examine it and re-establish the conclusions...


    Bless Your Heart & Mind Your Mama

    by Polly Powers Stramm Globe Pequot Press (May 25, 2018)

    Southerners have a way with words! As Southern Living says “Southerner’s shun the simple, the straightforward, and the direct in favor of more colorful means of self-expression, Southern style.” There...


    Badass Affirmations

    by Becca Anderson Mango (May 15, 2018)

    A funny, inspirational banquet of delicious bon mots, quips, and unforgettable one-liners from movie stars, musicians, politicians, and women writers. Sometimes shocking, always entertaining, everyone from Rihanna...


    Learning English at School

    by Dr. Kelleen Toohey Multilingual Matters (May 11, 2018)

    This fully revised edition provides a comprehensive discussion of how insights and concepts from new materialism and posthumanism might be used in investigating second language learning and teaching in classrooms....


    The Encyclopedia of American Animated Television Shows

    by David Perlmutter Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (May 04, 2018)

    Once consigned almost exclusively to Saturday morning fare for young viewers, television animation has evolved over the last several decades as a programming form to be reckoned with. While many animated shows...


    CASEY STENGEL - The Cambridge Book of Essential Quotations

    by Sebastian Simcox Gramercy Park Press (May 01, 2018)

    Here are the most essential quotations culled from as wide a variety of source materials available. They have been compiled, edited and carefully selected for inclusion in this book.


    EVITA & JUAN PERON - The Cambridge Book of Essential Quotations

    by Sebastian Simcox Gramercy Park Press (May 01, 2018)

    Here are the most essential quotations culled from as wide a variety of source materials available. They have been compiled, edited and carefully selected for inclusion in this book.


    DANIELLE STEEL - The Cambridge Book of Essential Quotations

    by Sebastian Simcox Gramercy Park Press (May 01, 2018)

    Here are the most essential quotations culled from as wide a variety of source materials available. They have been compiled, edited and carefully selected for inclusion in this book.


    CARL SANDBURG - The Cambridge Book of Essential Quotations

    by Sebastian Simcox Gramercy Park Press (May 01, 2018)

    Here are the most essential quotations culled from as wide a variety of source materials available. They have been compiled, edited and carefully selected for inclusion in this book.


    RICHARD PRYOR - The Cambridge Book of Essential Quotations

    by Sebastian Simcox Gramercy Park Press (May 01, 2018)

    Here are the most essential quotations culled from as wide a variety of source materials available. They have been compiled, edited and carefully selected for inclusion in this book.


    Presidents: Every Question Answered

    by Carter Smith Thunder Bay Press (May 01, 2018)

    From George Washington to Barack Obama, an entertaining and educational overview of our nation’s chief executives.

    The highest office of our country has been a challenging one to occupy, from the times of a...


    Wicked Weird & Wily Yankees

    by Stephen Gencarella Globe Pequot Press (May 01, 2018)

    Incredible Stories of the Prophets, Vagabonds, Fortune-Tellers, Hermits, Lords, and Poets Who Shaped New England

    New England has been a lot of things—an economic hub, a cultural center, a sports mecca—but...


    The Official U.S. Army Combat Skills Handbook

    by Department of the Army & Matt Larsen Lyons Press (May 01, 2018)

    Modern combat is chaotic, intense, and shockingly destructive. A soldier will experience confusing and often terrifying sights, sounds, smells, and dangers—and he must learn to survive and win despite them....


    The Thorn Necklace

    by Francesca Lia Block & Grant Faulkner Da Capo Press (May 01, 2018)

    For devotees of Bird by Bird and The Artist's Way, a memoir-driven guide to healing through the craft of writing

    A cinematic exploration of the writing life by Francesca Lia Block, the bestselling author of...


    The Sex Issue

    by The Editors of Goop & Gwyneth Paltrow Grand Central Publishing (May 01, 2018)

    An eye-catching, conversation-sparking book that answers all your questions on sexuality, seduction, and sex by the editors of GOOP.

    A beautifully illustrated, gift-y, sometimes shocking, fact-filled book that...


    Historical Dictionary of the Hittites

    by Charles Burney Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (April 17, 2018)

    The Hittites created one of the great civilizations of the ancient world, although it remained almost unknown until excavations in the early 20th century revealed the extent and importance of its culture. For...


    Hoax: A History of Deception

    by Ian Tattersall & Peter N?vraumont Hachette Books (April 17, 2018)

    The most audacious and underhanded deceptions in the history of mankind, from sacred relics to financial schemes to fake art, music, and identities.

    World history is littered with tall tales and those who have...


    Essential Retirement Planning for Solo Agers

    by Sara Geber & Harry "Rick" Moody Mango (April 15, 2018)

    Over fifty, retiring and childless by choice?

    Are you among the fifteen million Americans over fifty and childless by choice? Solo aging gracefully and a happy retirement can be yours!

    Baby Boomers retiring: American...


    Historical Dictionary of Medical Ethics

    by Laurence B. McCullough Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (April 11, 2018)

    Medical ethics is the disciplined study of medical morality, with two goals: critically appraising current medical morality and identifying how it should be improved. Medical morality has three components. Physicians,...


    Historical Dictionary of the Barack Obama Administration

    by Michael J. Pomante Ii & Scot Schraufnagel Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (April 06, 2018)

    Barack Obama, the first African-American president of the United States. In a country with a rich history of racial animosities, Obama represents a notable deviation in the trajectory of America’s presidential...


    Microbiological Guidelines

    by Collective Die Keure Publishing (April 03, 2018)

    Food plays an essential part in everyday life.

    Food should be tasty, healthy, sustainable and preferably not too expensive. But food should also be safe and with sufficient guarantees on maintaining good quality...


    The Natural Home

    by Isabelle Louet & Sylvie Fabre Hachette Books (April 03, 2018)

    A charming, comprehensive, and easy guide to clean naturally and create a toxin-free house.

    With The Natural Home, you'll discover how to clean everything in your house the healthy way with just a few inexpensive,...


    ROGER CORMAN -  The Cambridge Book of Essential Quotations

    by Sebastian Simcox Gramercy Park Press (April 01, 2018)

    Here are the most essential quotations culled from as wide a variety of source materials available. They have been compiled, edited and carefully selected for inclusion in this book.


    TOM PETTY - The Cambridge Book of Essential Quotations

    by Sebastian Simcox Gramercy Park Press (April 01, 2018)

    Here are the most essential quotations culled from as wide a variety of source materials available. They have been compiled, edited and carefully selected for inclusion in this book.


    ROSS PEROT - The Cambridge Book of Essential Quotations

    by Sebastian Simcox Gramercy Park Press (April 01, 2018)

    Here are the most essential quotations culled from as wide a variety of source materials available. They have been compiled, edited and carefully selected for inclusion in this book.


    JOHN FORD - The Cambridge Book of Essential Quotations

    by Sebastian Simcox Gramercy Park Press (April 01, 2018)

    Here are the most essential quotations culled from as wide a variety of source materials available. They have been compiled, edited and carefully selected for inclusion in this book.


    YOKO ONO - The Cambridge Book of Essential Quotations

    by Sebastian Simcox Gramercy Park Press (April 01, 2018)

    Here are the most essential quotations culled from as wide a variety of source materials available. They have been compiled, edited and carefully selected for inclusion in this book.


    ROBERT ALTMAN - The Cambridge Book of Essential Quotations

    by Sebastian Simcox Gramercy Park Press (April 01, 2018)

    Here are the most essential quotations culled from as wide a variety of source materials available. They have been compiled, edited and carefully selected for inclusion in this book.


    SIMONE DE BEAUVOIR - The Cambridge Book of Essential Quotations

    by Sebastian Simcox Gramercy Park Press (April 01, 2018)

    Here are the most essential quotations culled from as wide a variety of source materials available. They have been compiled, edited and carefully selected for inclusion in this book.


    The Delaplaine  JUSTIN BIEBER - His Essential Quotations

    by Andrew Delaplaine Gramercy Park Press (April 01, 2018)

    Here are the most essential quotations culled from as wide a variety of source materials available. They have been compiled, edited and carefully selected for inclusion in this book.


    JOHN MADDEN - The Cambridge Book of Essential Quotations

    by Sebastian Simcox Gramercy Park Press (April 01, 2018)

    Here are the most essential quotations culled from as wide a variety of source materials available. They have been compiled, edited and carefully selected for inclusion in this book.


    The Best Advice Ever Given, New and Updated

    by Steven Price Lyons Press (April 01, 2018)

    In need of a bit of good advice? Well here is the best advice ever recorded--a compendium of personal tips, traditional proverbs, and clever observations from the literary, political, and entertainment world....


    The Orvis Guide to Leaders, Knots, and Tippets

    by Tom Rosenbauer Lyons Press (April 01, 2018)

    Every fly fisher knows how crucial leader construction and knot tying are. But with continual changes in line technology, what served as effective leader and tippet connections a decade ago might not be optimal...


    My Alphabet

    by Stella Rumbam Library For All (March 30, 2018)