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The Art of the Graphic Memoir

by Tom Hart St. Martin's Press (November 06, 2018)

#1 New York Times bestselling author and Eisner-nominated cartoonist Tom Hart has written a poignant and instructive guide for all aspiring graphic memoirists detailing the tenets of artistry and story-telling...


The Movie Book of Answers

by Carol Bolt Hachette Books (October 23, 2018)

Still looking for a way to know what tomorrow will bring? Here's where you'll find the answers that only Hollywood could provide. A party favorite, this fun, weirdly wise little book is for you. The Movie Book...


The Literary Book of Answers

by Carol Bolt Hachette Books (October 23, 2018)

An updated, repackaged edition of the beloved divination tool - ask a yes or no question, open the book, find your answer - that's now sold more than a million copies worldwide.

Should you ask your boss for a...


The Book of Answers

by Carol Bolt Hachette Books (October 23, 2018)

Should you ask your boss for a raise? Call that cute guy you met at a party? Sell your Yahoo! stock? Tell your best friend her boyfriend's cheating on her?

Wouldn't it be nice to have a handy method of handling...


The Times On This Day: Facts and trivia for every day of the year

by James Owen Times Books (October 04, 2018)

Do you know when the Duke of Albemarle arranged Britain’s first boxing match, between his butler and his butcher? Or when the first speeding fine was issued for exceeding 2 mph in a built-up area?

The Times...


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:...


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...


Ancient Greek Philosophers

by Editors of Canterbury Classics & Kenneth C. Mondschein Canterbury Classics (October 02, 2018)

"Philosophy begins in wonder."

                                     --Plato

Have you ever wondered about the development of civilization? What topics were discussed in the...


Holiday Hacks

by Keith Bradford Adams Media (October 02, 2018)

Streamline and simplify your holiday season with this comprehensive guide filled with quick tips, easy hacks, and fun DIY project ideas—all designed for the most wonderful time of the year!

While the holidays...


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...


Exercise in Action: Core

by Hollis Lance Liebman Thunder Bay Press (September 25, 2018)

An instant visual guide to developing strong core muscles in your body.

It doesn’t matter if you’re a fitness novice or an elite athlete, or whether or not you have a gym membership. Developing a strong core...


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...


Living with Animals

by Natalie Porter & Ilana Gershon Cornell University Press (September 15, 2018)

Living with Animals is a collection of imagined animal guides—a playful and accessible look at different human-animal relationships around the world. Anthropologists and their co-authors have written accounts...


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...


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 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...


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...


A Gil Vicente Bibliography (2005–2015)

by Constantin C. Stathatos Lehigh University Press (September 01, 2018)

This is a compilation of contributions to the study of the Portuguese playwright Gil Vicente (1465–1536) which appeared between 2005 and 2015. Entries are grouped under three main headings: Editions and Adaptations,...


A Research Guide to Cartographic Resources

by Eva H. Dodsworth Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (August 31, 2018)

The interdisciplinary uses of traditional cartographic resources and modern GIS tools allow for the analysis and discovery of information across a wide spectrum of fields. A Research Guide to Cartographic Resources...


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...


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...


Historical Dictionary of Chad

by Mario J. Azevedo & Samuel Decalo Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (August 15, 2018)

Having achieved its independence from France in 1960, Chad has run into a serious crises of national building, which have continued to haunt it to the present day, making it one of the poorest and most politically...


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 Tajikistan

by Kamoludin Abdullaev Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (August 10, 2018)

Tajikistan is the poorest and only Persian-speaking country among the post-Soviet independent states. Historically, the Tajiks of Central Asia and Afghanistan along with the Persians of modern Iran came from...


How do religious figures induce the establishment of sects?

by Alejandro Cuevas-Sosa Grosvenor House Publishing (August 01, 2018)

Remarkable story of a research project on the bioenerscience – intuitional knowledge – and a particular way of interaction with the bioenergemal (‘spiritual’) universe called bioenergemal communication....


The United States Government Internet Directory 2018

by Mary Meghan Ryan Bernan Press (July 31, 2018)

Discover the depth of government information and services available online.

The United States Government Internet Directory serves as a guide to the changing landscape of government information online. The Directory...


Uncle John's New & Improved Briefs

by Bathroom Readers' Institute Portable Press (July 17, 2018)

Now Uncle John’s fans can get their dose of trivia…on the go!

Fresh from the package, Uncle John presents his spanking-clean new and improved Briefs! We’ve refreshed a fan favorite that includes many of...


Uncle John's New & Improved Funniest Ever

by Bathroom Readers' Institute Portable Press (July 17, 2018)

The title says it all: This is the funniest Uncle John book EVER, in the newest and most improved way. (It might even be the funniest book in the history of books, but Uncle John is much too modest to state...


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...


Dictionary of Gypsy Mythology

by Claude Lecouteux Inner Traditions/Bear & Company (July 10, 2018)

A comprehensive A-to-Z reconstruction of the oral tradition of the Rom--gypsies--based on sources never before available in English

• Presents the origin myths and magical traditions of the gypsies, including...


Business Writing for Technical People

by Carrie Marshall BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT (July 06, 2018)

Technically-minded people can struggle with business writing and many businesses get it wrong, losing their readers in avalanches of acronyms and jungles of technical jargon. It doesn’t have to be that way....


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...

  • Canada 2018-2019

    by Wayne C. Thompson Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (June 07, 2018)

    This is an annually updated presentation of Canada past and present continues to provide the reader an in-depth look at the country’s culture, geography, people, economy, politics and future. The combination...


    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.