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The World Almanac and Book of Facts 2015

by Sarah Janssen World Almanac (December 09, 2014)

Get thousands of facts right at your fingertips with this updated 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. Published...


The Gifted Boss: How to Find, Create and Keep Great Employees

by Dale Dauten HarperCollins e-books (May 17, 2011)

Want freedom from management, mediocrity and morons?

Ever wonder what the best bosses know that you don't?

Do you want to have great employees, people who don't need to be managed and who make everyone around...


Mitt Romney in His Own Words

by Phillip Hines Threshold Editions (April 03, 2012)

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney has articulated his vision for America’s future in an election-year tumult of campaign speeches and media interviews; now, this essential collection of Romney’s...


Grace's Guide

by Grace Helbig Touchstone (October 21, 2014)

#1 New York Times Bestseller

By the host of The Grace Helbig Show on E! and the it’sGrace YouTube channel, comedian Grace Helbig offers an irreverent and illustrated guide to life for anyone faced with the...


SAS Survival Handbook, Third Edition

by John 'Lofty' Wiseman William Morrow Paperbacks (November 11, 2014)

The ultimate guide to surviving anywhere, now updated with more than 100 pages of additional material, including a new chapter on urban survival

"A classic. ... Addresses every conceivable disaster scenario....


Easy Fixes For Everyday Things

by Editors at Reader's Digest Reader's Digest (October 14, 2014)

Maybe your smartphone fell in water or you spilled coffee on your computer keyboard. Perhaps your iron won't produce steam or your refrigerator is making an odd noise. It could be that your watch face has been...


Change Your Clothes, Change Your Life

by George Brescia Gallery Books (August 19, 2014)

Open the door to harmonious, powerful, and positive dressing with a guide that’s like The Secret—for your wardrobe. In this groundbreaking how-to book, style expert George Brescia shows you how to transform...


25,000+ Baby Names

by Bruce Lansky Meadowbrook (March 22, 2011)

Select the perfect name for your new baby!

Not sure what to name your child?

Torn between a traditional family name and an up-and-coming name?

Or maybe you don't even know where to start?

Let 25,000+ Baby Names...


A Collection of Chinese Maxims

by Yin Haibo & Yin Bangyan Simon & Schuster (May 06, 2014)

A beautiful collection of Chinese maxims now available in both the original Chinese and in English translation. They cover such diverse topics as government, learning, cultivation of character, affections, and...


The Mindful Writer

by Dinty W. Moore Wisdom Publications (April 10, 2012)

Going beyond the typical "how to write" book, The Mindful Writer illuminates the creative process: where writing and creativity originate, how mindfulness plays into work, how to cultivate good writing habits,...


Inspiring Generosity

by Barbara Bonner Wisdom Publications (April 01, 2014)

Inspiring stories and beautifully typeset quotations about generosity. WARNING: This book might change your life.

The desire to act generously arrives like an uninvited guest, unexpectedly, like a lightning bolt,...


Your Pinkie Is More Powerful Than Your Thumb: And 333 Other Surprising Facts That Will Make You Wealthier, Healthier and Smarter Than Everyone Else

by Mark Di Vincenzo HarperCollins e-books (March 01, 2011)

Mark Di Vincenzo, the New York Times bestselling author of Buy Ketchup in May and Fly at Noon, brings us another book of fascinating, eminently useful facts certain to make you healthier, wealthier, and wiser....


Big Secrets

by William Poundstone HarperCollins e-books (February 22, 2011)

The Book That Gives the Inside Story on Hundreds of Secrets of American Life --Big Secrets.

Are there really secret backward messages in rock music, or is somebody nuts? We tested suspect tunes at a recording...


The Insult Dictionary

by Julie Tibbott Reader's Digest (April 18, 2013)

Do you long for the days when a jerk was a “cad”? Want to tell that “swillbelly” to clean up his table manners and that grumbling “glump” to stop whining? Would you like a way of saying simpleton...


Don't Screw It Up!

by Laura Lee Reader's Digest (March 07, 2013)

Do you know how to tie your shoe? Or do you just think you do but you’ve actually been screwing it up for decades like most people have?

This witty, light book takes a fresh spin on all the mistakes we make...


Homemade

by Editors of Reader's Digest Reader's Digest (February 14, 2008)

For the first time in one book, here are low-cost, all-natural replacement recipes for 713 name-brand products that you buy week in and week out at the supermarket, pharmacy, or discount store. Save a fortune...


Quotable Quotes

by Editors of Reader's Digest Reader's Digest (March 31, 1997)

A collection of words of wisdom, wry witticisms, provocative opinions, and inspiring reflections-from Benjamin Franklin to Colin Powell, Abraham Lincoln to Mother Teresa, Margaret Mead to Garrison Keillor. From...


Extraordinary Uses for Ordinary Things

by Editors of Reader's Digest Reader's Digest (March 22, 2007)

When you have a problem, don’t run to the store and waste good money, just open your pantry door—and EXTRAORDINARY USES FOR ORDINARY THINGS. You’d be amazed at what you can do with baby oil, bleach, duct...


In the Loop & Up to Speed

by Caroline Taggart Reader's Digest (October 11, 2012)

The bottom line is this: The workplace is a minefield of business jargon that people exchange on a daily basis, and it can all start to sound like everyone around you is speaking another language. So if you...


13 Things They Won't Tell You

by Editors of Reader's Digest Reader's Digest (September 13, 2012)

Every month, Reader’s Digest asks selected experts from a different profession to spill their secrets. Readers walk a mile in their shoes and see things that are enlightening, horrifying, and give them a whole...


Family Handyman Trade Secrets

by Editors of Reader's Digest Reader's Digest (June 14, 2012)

We all have household projects that we keep putting off because we don’t quite know how to go about doing them or we simply don’t have the time. Now, Trade Secrets can help you shorten your to-do list by...


I Used to Know That: World History

by Emma Marriott Reader's Digest (April 12, 2012)

It can be difficult to keep different historical events and figures straight in your head, which is why I Used to Know That: World History presents major episodes in history with short, easily understood sections....


How to Do Just About Anything

by Editors of Reader's Digest Reader's Digest (May 10, 2012)

Wouldn't it be nice to have a single volume that tells you how to, say, learn the basics of calligraphy, develop an aerobic exercise routine, and increase your computer memory? How to Do Just about Anything...


How to Be Safe

by Lipman, Ira A. Reader's Digest (November 22, 2011)

How to Be Safe is the most comprehensive safety and security manual on the market, encouraging individuals to take a positive, preventive approach to their own safety.

 

This well-researched reference, written...


Opening Pandora's Box

by Ferdie Addis Reader's Digest (October 13, 2011)

Are you known to strike like a thunderbolt when things don't go your way?

Are you fortunate enough to have the Midas touch?

Have you ever been struck by Cupid's arrow?

Classically derived expressions are commonly...


I Used to Know That: Civil War

by Fred DuBose Reader's Digest (April 14, 2011)

As the 150th anniversary of the Civil War approaches, the fascination with all things Civil War continues ever more strongly. With I Used to Know That: Civil War, snippets of history class will come rushing...


Under the Covers and between the Sheets

by C. Alan Joyce Reader's Digest (October 19, 2010)

Bibliophiles, grab your glasses! Here is a compendium of interesting--and often scandalous--facts and quips about the literary world. Featuring authors and tomes of yesteryear and yesterday, from Tolkien's Middle-...


The Classics

by Caroline Taggart Reader's Digest (October 19, 2010)

It's no myth: this lively refresher course fills in all you need to know about ancient studies-from Zeus's throne to the fall of Rome-in pithy little quips. It covers the impressive advances made by Greek and...


Oh, Say Did You Know?

by Fred DuBose Reader's Digest (October 19, 2010)

With wit and charm, Oh Say Did You Know serves up 300 intriguing events and ideas that helped shape the United States. Gain valuable insight into the intricacies of every period of American history, from colonial...


My Fair Wedding

by David Tutera Gallery Books (January 11, 2011)

Fans of WE tv’s My Fair Wedding have watched celebrity wedding planner David Tutera miraculously create celebrations that are each as unique as, and perfectly suited to, the bride herself—and in keeping...


15,000+ Baby Names

by Bruce Lansky Meadowbrook (January 11, 2011)

You'll find a name for your new baby in this book!  15,000+ Baby Names was designed to let you easily scan through a list girls' and boys' names to find the right name for your new baby.  This book includes: ...


The World's Greatest Wine Estates

by Robert M. Parker Simon & Schuster (December 14, 2010)

Over the past twenty-five years, renowned critic Robert M. Parker, Jr., has visited both legendary and fledgling wineries all over the world and has tasted hundreds of thousands of wines. Only a fraction of...


How to Buy and Sell (Just About) Everything

by Jeff Wuorio Free Press (June 15, 2010)

How to Buy & Sell (Just About) Everything

The Ultimate Buyer's Guide for Daily Life

Don't make another purchase before you buy this ultimate buyer's guide. With more than 550 how-to solutions, these pages...


The Very Best Baby Name Book

by Bruce Lansky Meadowbrook (October 12, 2010)

The Very Best Baby Name Book has 60,000+ names and 300+ helpful lists of names to consider, making it a leading choice for parents-to-be.  It also includes several features such as how to throw a baby-name...


Oh No She Didn't: The Top 100 Style Mistakes Women Make and How to Avoid Them

by Clinton Kelly Gallery Books (October 12, 2010)

Muffin tops. Scrunchies. Suntan hose. Slut shoes. Visible panty line.

Who hasn’t had the unfortunate experience of witnessing—or (gasp!) actually wearing—one of these fashion disasters?

The atrocities...


The Royal Guide to Spot and Stain Removal

by Linda Cobb Pocket Books (June 15, 2010)

"Out, damned spot!"

For some, it's an obsession. For the Queen of Clean® it's a snap! Now you can tame even the most vexing spots and stains with this handy pocket guide, drawn from the royal bestsellers Talking...


The English is Coming!

by Leslie Dunton-Downer Touchstone (September 14, 2010)

English has fast become the number one language for everything from business and science, diplomacy and education, entertainment and environmentalism to socializing and beyond—virtually any human activity...


The New Beauty Secrets

by Laura Mercier Atria Books (June 22, 2010)

Laura Mercier's philosophy is simple. A perfect face -- radiant, flawless, and soft -- is the first and most important step in achieving your best possible look. For years Laura has been transforming celebrities...


Swell Holiday

by Cynthia Rowley & Ilene Rosenzweig Atria Books (June 22, 2010)

Every day's a holiday in Swellville. But December is the swellest time of all.

Coauthors of the breakthrough style manuals, Swell: A Girl's Guide to the Good Life and Home Swell Home: Designing Your Dream Pad,...


Shaking the Family Tree

by Buzzy Jackson Touchstone (July 06, 2010)

“WHO ARE YOU AND WHERE DO YOU COME FROM? ”

As a historian, Buzzy Jackson thought she knew the answers to these simple questions—that is, until she took a look at her scrawny family tree. With a name like...


Dear Hubby, About Your Retirement

by Nancy Robison Touchstone (June 15, 2010)

Advice Only a Loving Wife Can Give

Destined to become the perfect retirement gift, Dear Hubby, About Your Retirement is filled with wisdom, warmth, and gentle advice from a wife to her husband.

This unique book...


The Swell Dressed Party

by Cynthia Rowley & Ilene Rosenzweig Atria Books (June 22, 2010)

The bestselling authors of Swell: A Girl's Guide to the Good Life, Home Swell Home: Designing Your Dream Pad, and Swell Holiday: Turning Up the Twinkle have delighted readers with their groundbreaking manuals...


Barguments

by Doug Hanks Gallery Books (March 04, 2008)

If you could marry into any family, which would you choose?

Who talks about sex more: men or women?

Is it harder to be a pitcher or a running back?

Name the best television theme song of all time.

Who would...


Healthy Teens, Body and Soul

by Andrea Marks & Betty Rothbart Touchstone (January 28, 2003)

This breakthrough book covers the head-to-toe, outside-inside health needs of today's 10- to 21-year-olds. Written by experts in adolescent medicine and parent-child relationships, this comprehensive reference...


Cause of Death

by Jack Mingo, Erin Barrett & Lucy Autrey Wilson Pocket Books (December 15, 2009)

FACE IT. WE CAN GO ANYTIME.

BUT IN SO MANY DIFFERENT WAYS!

Death becomes you, and it's just another fact of life explored in Cause of Death, a revealing abundance of startling data, false perceptions, bizarre...


In Memoriam

by Terence Foley & Amanda Bennett Touchstone (August 06, 1997)

A comprehensive planning guide to help ease the difficult responsibilities involved in honoring a life that has ended.

A unique guide leads friends and family members through each step of planning a funeral or...


Occasions

by Kate Spade Simon & Schuster (March 30, 2004)

Every occasion calls out for something extra, whether it's flowers you set on the table, foods to honor a special gathering, or the selection of music. For both hostess and guest, consideration of those around...


Green Barbarians

by Ellen Sandbeck Scribner (December 29, 2009)

Sandbeck preaches a return to a more primitive way of life—a life with more joy and fewer household products. Green Barbarians demonstrates that by mustering a bit of courage and relying less on many modern...


How to Organize (Just About) Everything

by Peter Walsh Free Press (December 15, 2009)

Professional organizer Peter Walsh presents this witty and enormously practical guide to getting it—and keeping it—all together.

With more than 500 easy-to-follow how-to instructions, How to Organize (Just...


Parker's Wine Bargains

by Robert M. Parker Simon & Schuster (November 03, 2009)

Yes, you can buy world-class wine on a budget. With Parker's Wine Bargains, America's most infl uential wine critic offers a guide to the world's best wines priced at $25 or less.

Robert M. Parker, Jr.,...