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Historic Tales of Whoop-Up Country

by Ken Robison The History Press (October 05, 2020)

Withdrawal of the mighty Hudson Bay Company from present-day Alberta and Saskatchewan created a lawless environment with new economic opportunities. A cross-border trading bond arose with growing steamboat mercantile...


A Guide to Tracing Your Family History using the Census

by Emma Jolly Pen and Sword Family History (August 30, 2020)

The census is an essential survey of our population, and it is a source of basic information for local and national government and for various organizations dealing with education, housing, health and transport....


Uncle John's Truth, Trivia, and the Pursuit of Factiness Bathroom Reader

by Bathroom Readers' Institute Portable Press (September 03, 2019)

It’s all about the facts—and Uncle John is back with a ton of them!

For the 32nd year, Uncle John and his loyal researchers have teamed up to bring you the latest tidbits from the world of pop culture, history,...


Eerie Alabama

by Alan Brown & Kari Schultz The History Press (August 26, 2019)

Mysterious creatures, strange happenings and ghost stories. Alabama has them all and more - despite its glorious depictions.

Alabama claims an abundance of fascinating mysteries and legends despite being known...


Hidden History of Monmouth County

by Muriel J. Smith, Rick Geffken, Christina Johnson & Allan Dean The History Press (August 12, 2019)

Monmouth County's past encompasses more than just sandy beaches and rural farm life.

George Washington fought at the Battle of Monmouth as the region played a pivotal role in the birth of the republic. Henry...


The CIA World Factbook 2019-2020

by Central Intelligence Agency Skyhorse (June 18, 2019)

The ultimate, comprehensive guide to country-by-country statistics around the world.

From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, The CIA World Factbook 2019-2020 offers complete and up-to-date information on the world's...


Reader's Digest Extraordinary Uses for Ordinary Things New Edition

by Reader's Digest Reader's Digest (June 11, 2019)

An updated edition, now fully illustrated and in color, of the classic guide to using common household items to replace, restore, repair, or revive almost anything in your household—including yourself.

When...


Encyclopedia

by Avner Shakarov Austin Macauley Publishers (February 28, 2019)

Having spent a good many years as a researcher of African art, I understand that education is of critical importance. This Encyclopedia is designed to bring benefits of knowledge to students, artists, collectors...


The Official Book Club Guide: The Binding

by Kathryn Cope HarperCollins (January 10, 2019)

An essential tool for all reading groups – a detailed guide to exciting debut novel, The Binding!

A comprehensive guide to Bridget Collins’ The Binding, this discussion aid includes a wealth of information...


The World Almanac and Book of Facts 2019

by Sarah Janssen. World Almanac (December 11, 2018)

Get thousands of fully searchable facts at your fingertips with this essential resource.

The World Almanac® and Book of Facts is America's top-selling reference book of all time, with more than 82 million copies...


FAR/AIM 2019: Up-to-Date FAA Regulations / Aeronautical Information Manual

by Federal Aviation Administration Skyhorse (November 20, 2018)

All the information you need to operate safely in US airspace, fully updated.

If you’re an aviator or aviation enthusiast, you cannot be caught with an out-of-date edition of the FAR/AIM. In today’s environment,...


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...


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...


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...


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...


The CIA World Factbook 2018-2019

by Central Intelligence Agency Skyhorse (May 08, 2018)

The ultimate, comprehensive guide to country-by-country statistics around the world.

From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, The CIA World Factbook 2018-2019 offers complete and up-to-date information on the world's nations....


Cape Cod Curiosities

by Robin Smith-Johnson The History Press (May 07, 2018)

Cape Cod may be a popular tourist destination, but it has more than its share of strange and unique history.

The Pukwudgies were two- to three-foot beings with smooth gray skin, hairy faces and horns. These shape-shifting,...


Doctor Who: The Book of Whoniversal Records

by Simon Guerrier Harper Design (March 06, 2018)

A fact-packed, full-color illustrated collection of records that celebrates the best, biggest and most memorable moments from the world of Doctor Who.

Doctor Who: The Book of Whoniversal Records is a handy compilation...


The Scratch & Sniff Guide to Beer

by Justin Kennedy & Rich Higgins Harper Design (December 26, 2017)

Foreword by Master Cicerone Rich Higgins

Discover everything there is to know about beer with this sensational companion guide, packed with trivia, entertaining games, and fascinating anecdotes about the origins...


The World Almanac and Book of Facts 2018

by Sarah Janssen World Almanac (December 05, 2017)

The 150th Anniversary special edition of the best-selling reference book of all time! The ebook format allows curious readers to keep millions of searchable facts at their fingertips.

The World Almanac® and...


The Guinness Book of Superlatives

by Guinness World Records Clydesdale (November 07, 2017)

Imagine the world before Google or Facebook, when books were the only source of recorded fact. Originally published in 1956, The Guinness Book of Superlatives is the very first book in a series that would one...


The Times Companion to 2017: The best writing from The Times

by Ian Brunskill Times Books (November 02, 2017)

A year of political upheaval, sporting thrills, and continuing global conflict. The Times Companion to 2017 is a selection of authoritative and entertaining writing on politics, war, culture, sport and current...


Orphan Black Classified Clone Reports

by Dr. Delphine Cormier Harper Design (November 01, 2017)

From the secret files of Dr. Delphine Cormier, comes this ultimate guide to all of the characters, conspiracies, and shadowy organizations in the smart, innovative BBC America television thriller Orphan Black....


Research Methods for the DBA

by Nathalie Mitev, L. Martin Cloutier & Françoise Chevalier Éditions Ems (September 20, 2019)

The thesis completed as part of the Doctorate in Business Administration, called the DBA, requires the candidate to choose from a wide range of research methods and tools so this project can become reality....


Uncle John's OLD FAITHFUL 30th Anniversary Bathroom Reader

by Bathroom Readers' Institute Portable Press (September 12, 2017)

Celebrate the big 3-0 with this thrilling 30th edition of Uncle John's Bathroom Reader—and cheers to 30 more!

What's even more trusty and awe-inspiring than Old Faithful, the Yellowstone geyser that erupts...


Scottish History: From Bannockburn to Holyrood (Collins Little Books)

by John Abernethy Collins (September 07, 2017)

From prehistoric Scotland to the Brexit referendum, this little book covers all of the main events in Scottish history.

A concise and excellent guide to Scottish history and how Scotland has come to be what...


Clans and Tartans: Traditional Scottish tartans (Collins Little Books)

by Scottish Tartans Authority Collins (September 07, 2017)

The perfect introduction to Scottish tartans. Produced in association with the Scottish Tartans Authority, this Little Book focuses on the history of the world famous Scottish tartan. Optimised for colour tablets....


Doctor Who: A Brief History of Time Lords

by Steve Tribe Harper Design (June 06, 2017)

THE book the Time Lords (including the Doctor) read when studying at the Academy, the full-color in-world history that pieces together the true story of Gallifrey from the many and contradictory accounts that...


Strange Science

by Editors of Portable Press Portable Press (June 01, 2017)

It's scientifically proven: this book is full of seriously strange stuff!

This amazing volume from the Bathroom Readers' Institute contains the strangest short science articles from dozens of Bathroom Readers—along...


Kiss Kiss, Bang Bang: The Boom in British Thrillers from Casino Royale to The Eagle Has Landed

by Mike Ripley & Lee Child HarperCollins (May 18, 2017)

WINNER OF THE HRF KEATING AWARD FOR BEST NON-FICTION CRIME BOOK 2018

An entertaining history of British thrillers from Casino Royale to The Eagle Has Landed, in which award-winning crime writer Mike Ripley reveals...


Instrument Flying Handbook (Federal Aviation Administration)

by Federal Aviation Administration Skyhorse (May 02, 2017)

This is the FAA's primary pilot resource for instrument flight rules and training. It (IFR) covers everything pertinent to operating an aircraft, both in instrument meteorological conditions (IMC) and without...


Aviation Instructor's Handbook

by Federal Aviation Administration Skyhorse (May 02, 2017)

The Aviation Instructor’s Handbook was developed by the FAA in order to help beginning ground instructors, flight instructors, and aviation maintenance instructors understand the basics of flight instruction....


Instrument Procedures Handbook (Federal Aviation Administration)

by Federal Aviation Administration Skyhorse (May 02, 2017)

This is the new 2015 edition of the FAA's previous "Instrument Procedures Handbook" (previously the FAA-H-8083-16).

This book covers all of the information needed to operate safely within the airspace system....


Emily Post's Etiquette, 19th Edition

by Lizzie Post & Daniel Post Senning William Morrow (April 18, 2017)

Completely revised and updated with a focus on civility and inclusion, the 19th edition of Emily Post’s Etiquette is the most trusted resource for navigating life’s every situation

From social networking...


The Big Book of Braiding

by Bjorn Axen Harper Design (March 14, 2017)

A stunning visual collection of more than fifty different braided hair styles, with detailed instructions and helpful photographs that show how to create them.

From the big screen to the runway to the red carpet,...


I Am a Feminist

by Adams Media Adams Media (January 01, 2017)

We are the ones we've been waiting for. --June Jordan

Empowering, inspiring...evolving. From Susan B. Anthony to Amy Schumer, the feminist movement has grown in number and purpose for hundreds of years--from...


The World Almanac and Book of Facts 2017

by Sarah Janssen World Almanac (December 06, 2016)

Get thousands of facts right at your fingertips with this essential resource.

The World Almanac® and Book of Facts is America's top-selling reference book of all time, with more than 82 million copies sold....


The CIA World Factbook 2017

by Central Intelligence Agency Skyhorse (November 22, 2016)

A country-by-country guide to the world.

From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, The CIA World Factbook 2017 offers complete and up-to-date information on the world’s nations. This comprehensive guide is packed with...


The Times Companion to 2016: The best writing from The Times

by Ian Brunskill Times Books (November 03, 2016)

A year of political earthquakes, global sporting events and continuing terror threats. The Times Companion to 2016 covers some of the most insightful journalism from the newspaper. These are the stories behind...


Uncle John's UNCANNY Bathroom Reader

by Bathroom Readers' Institute Portable Press (November 01, 2016)

The most trusted name in trivia has done it again!

What’s so uncanny about the 29th annual edition of Uncle John’s? This enduring book series has been delivering entertaining information to three generations...


The Event Safety Guide

by Event Safety Alliance Skyhorse (September 27, 2016)

EBOOK ONLY FRENCH EDITION

The Event Safety Guide is the United States’ first published safety guidance directed specifically at the live event industry. Culled from existing life safety standards and the insight...


Memoir Your Way

by The Memoir Roundtable Skyhorse (September 06, 2016)

A new approach to family and personal memoirs that includes many creative formats.

Memoir Your Way inspires family storykeepers to create a memoir using a craft you already know or are inspired to learn to create...


Conservation Directory 2017

by Lindsey Breuer Carrel Books (September 06, 2016)

Do you want to take action to protect Earth’s environment? Are you interested in learning more about wildlife conservation and environmental groups? The Conservation Directory 2017 is a great resource for...


Do Geese Get Goose Bumps?

by Bathroom Readers' Institute Portable Press (September 01, 2016)

A Q&A book full of things you didn't know you need to know.

Find the answers to hundreds of life's most perplexing questions in this entertaining collection from the editors at Portable Press (the team behind...


The Complete U.S. Army Survival Guide to Tropical, Desert, Cold Weather, Mountain Terrain, Sea, and NBC Environments

by Department of the Army & Jay McCullough Skyhorse (August 09, 2016)

Within this indispensable guide, you’ll find every tip that you’ll ever need to thrive in any type of landscape, in any degree of climate. From managing the heat of the tropics to combatting the chill of...


The Nordic Theory of Everything

by Anu Partanen Harper (June 28, 2016)

A Finnish journalist, now a naturalized American citizen, asks Americans to draw on elements of the Nordic way of life to nurture a fairer, happier, more secure, and less stressful society for themselves and...


The Secret Symbols of the Dollar Bill

by David Ovason William Morrow (May 17, 2016)

Do you know the true meaning of a dollar?

Few people do. Now an expert on arcane symbolism uncovers the fascinating secret meanings behind the design of the money we use every day.

In The Secret Symbols of the...


Charlie Whistler's Omnium Gatherum

by Philip Delves Broughton Harper (May 17, 2016)

In the tradition of The Dangerous Book for Boys, a visually dazzling compendium of practical knowledge, fascinating trivia, and worldly wisdom for young boys—designed as a charming and informal full-color...


The Little Black Book of Lawyer's Wisdom

by Tony Lyons Skyhorse (May 03, 2016)

A handy guide to legal wisdom past and present.

To be a lawyer or a politician or a judge, one must dedicate their lives to serving the public good. For anyone considering a career in law or anyone interested...


The Baseball Maniac's Almanac

by Stuart Shea, Ken Samelson & Bert Randolph Sugar Sports Publishing (March 15, 2016)

An addictive read that is sure to spark conversation wherever baseball is spoken, this updated edition of The Baseball Maniac’s Almanac is part reference, part trivia, part brain teaser, and absolutely the...