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In the Company of Trees

by Andrea Sarubbi Fereshteh Adams Media (January 15, 2019)

Fascinating facts, trivia, and stories celebrating nature and the magnificent life of trees and their invaluable place in our lives, including beautiful, full-color photographs throughout.

When was the last time...

Your Wedding Astrologer

by Karen Christino Adams Media (December 18, 2018)

The stars are here to help you plan your wedding! Use this guide to find astrologically based advice on everything you need to plan the perfect cosmically customized wedding—from choosing the right dress,...


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.


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...

101 Things You Didn't Know about the Civil War

by Thomas Turner Adams Media (October 02, 2018)

Get the lowdown on America’s Bloodiest War—the Civil War—with this essential guide to 101 interesting and unexpected facts about this defining event in US history.

Do you know which state first seceded...

101 Things You Didn’t Know about Da Vinci

by Cynthia Phillips & Shana Priwer Adams Media (January 16, 2018)

Timed to coincide with the release of Walter Isaacson’s latest biography on the famous painter and inventor, as well as the latest thriller in Dan Brown’s Da Vinci Code series, this book includes 101 in-depth...

The Everything Guide to Writing Your First Novel

by Hallie Ephron Adams Media (November 18, 2010)

For an aspiring novelist, nothing is more intimidating than a blank page or computer screen. This step-by-step guide helps you get past that hurdle, start writing, and cross the finish line to first draft in...

Where a Dobdob Meets a Dikdik

by Bill Casselman Adams Media (September 18, 2010)

How many people know how to pronounce humhumunukunukuapuaa*? How many even know what it is?

Bill Casselman does. Dictionary in hand, he'll lead you along the highways and byways of English--the world's wackiest,...

The Everything Wedding Book

by Shelly Hagen Adams Media (August 18, 2004)

You've imagined your wedding day since you were a child, and now it's finally approaching. You want everything on that special day to be absolutely perfect - from the ceremony to the flowers to the music. Filled...

Back to School

by Benjamin Smith Adams Media (December 05, 2014)

A refresher course in high school academics!

What is Sir Isaac Newton's second law of motion? When do you use a colon in a sentence? How do you solve a Pythagorean Theorem equation? Back to School tests you on...

What Do I Do If...?

by Eric Grzymkowski Adams Media (March 06, 2015)

Easy solutions for life's toughest scenarios

When there's a 1 in 12 million chance of a shark attack occurring and a 1 in 5 chance of bed-bug infestation, it's easy to see which scenario is worth preparing for....

The Civilized Guide to Tabletop Gaming

by Teri Litorco Adams Media (November 04, 2016)

Don't Be a Beardy Gamer

"A very funny and useful read on its own, but it also makes a great gift for that sore loser in your life." --The New York Times

"An indispensable, laugh-out-loud guide to the pitfalls...

College Hacks

by Keith Bradford Adams Media (July 03, 2015)

Hacks every college student needs to know!

Want to ace your next exam? Claim victory as a beer pong champ? Remove that gross stain from your shirt before your interview? College Hacks gives you the tricks and...

The Mother of the Bride Guide

by Katie Martin Adams Media (November 04, 2016)

A contemporary guide for today's mother of the bride!

Congratulations! Your daughter is engaged! Now it's time to start planning the big event. The Mother of the Bride Guide will help you get your daughter down...

Now I Know

by Dan Lewis Adams Media (September 18, 2013)

Praise for the Webby Award-winning newsletter: "I eagerly read 'Now I Know' every day. It's always fresh, always a surprise, and always interesting!" --Jimmy Wales, founder of Wikipedia and Wikia

Did you know...

Now I Know More

by Dan Lewis Adams Media (November 01, 2014)

"Every story in the book is interesting, and Lewis includes a 'bonus fact' at the end of each story, which is a mini mind bender on its own." --BoingBoing

"A mind-tickling encyclopedia...Now I Know is a treat...

A Beginner's Guide to Online Genealogy

by Michael Dunn Adams Media (December 05, 2014)

Use online tools to discover your family's history!

Today, with millions of records available online, it's never been easier to chart your family history and discover your roots. But with hundreds of ancestors...

Nature is the Worst

by E. Reid Ross Adams Media (January 02, 2017)

500 of the most absurd and horrifying things that happen in nature!


Crashing waves, stunning sunsets, sprawling landscapes. Nature is beautiful, right? Wrong. Nature Is the Worst. Need proof?

  • The giant pitcher...

If I Was You...

by Lauren Sussman Adams Media (November 07, 2014)

An essential handbook for righting grammatical errors!

Was the computer affected by a virus or effected by it? Did you see two deers in the woods or two deer? Should the lab report be sent to Tom and me or Tom...

The Big Book Of Words You Should Know To Sound Smart

by Robert W Bly Adams Media (November 06, 2015)

The ultimate word book for aspiring intellectuals!

The most compendious collection of words for aspiring scholars, this book helps you hold your own in intellectual discourse. Featuring 2,400 sophisticated, obscure,...

The Everything Mother of the Bride Book

by Katie Martin Adams Media (April 04, 2015)

Expert advice for the perfect wedding day!

She's met "the one" and set the date - now she needs your help to plan the big event! The Everything Mother of the Bride Book, 4th Edition is completely updated and...

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 No-Wheat Cookbook

by Kimberly A Tessmer Adams Media (July 18, 2013)

250 wheat-free and worry-free recipes

Many of your favorite meals may be filled with wheat products that leave you feeling tired and bloated, but that doesn't mean you have to give them up entirely. With The...

101 Things You Didn't Know About Da Vinci

by Shana Priwer Adams Media (July 01, 2005)

Thanks to the international bestseller The Da Vinci Code, people are more fascinated with Leonardo Da Vinci than ever. This multitalented man--arguably the greatest genius of all time--was not only a magnificent...

The Everything Guide To Writing A Novel

by Joyce Lavene & Jim Lavene Adams Media (September 10, 2004)

This step-by-step guide teaches you the tricks of the trade, with advice on all you need to know to compete in the world of fiction. Whether you are seeking to hone your writing style, shape an existing work-in-progress,...

Adams Resume Almanac

by Richard J Wallace Adams Media (June 01, 2005)

A revised edition of the most comprehensive resume guide on the market! A must for the successful job search, The Adams Resume Almanac, 2nd Edition contains everything a candidate needs to know in order to craft...

The Everything Guide to Ayurveda

by Heidi E Spear Adams Media (December 18, 2011)

Combining the Sanskrit words "ayur" (life) and "veda" (knowledge), Ayurveda is an ancient Indian practice for living that dates back thousands of years. Ayurveda promotes a mind-consciousness-body balance that,...

The Everything Creative Writing Book

by Wendy Burt-Thomas Adams Media (May 18, 2010)

Many people can write. But writing well enough to get published takes hours of practice, the ability to take criticism, and expert advice. Filled with stories and tips from published authors, this easy-to-use...

The Everything Writing Poetry Book

by Tina D Eliopulos & Todd Scott Moffett Adams Media (June 01, 2005)

'Poetry is what gets lost in translation.' --Robert Frost

Giving voice to ''what gets lost in translation'' is the challenge every poet faces. With The Everything Writing Poetry Book, that challenge just got...

The Everything Jewish Wedding Book

by Rabbi Hyim Shafner Adams Media (November 17, 2008)

From reciting the Kiddush (sanctification prayer) to building the chuppah (wedding canopy), the details of a Jewish wedding can be overwhelming! This wedding guide helps newlyweds understand tradition and plan...

The Everything Guide to Writing Nonfiction

by Richard D Bank & Jenna Glatzer Adams Media (November 18, 2009)

Everyone wants to be a published writer. But only a few manage to break into print. In this guide, Richard D. Bank provides expert advice to help you reach your goals of writing and selling articles, essays,...

The Everything Guide to Writing Graphic Novels

by Mark Ellis & Melissa Martin Ellis Adams Media (January 01, 2008)

Create your own illustrated world with The Everything Guide to Writing Graphic Novels!

Watchmen. V for Vendetta. A History of Violence. The Sandman. 300.

You’ve read them, you’ve loved them, and now you want...

Brainwashing for Beginners

by Meghan Rowland & Chris Turner-Neal Adams Media (October 15, 2011)

Readers, buy this book.

You will never read a book that is this important.You will care for this book as if it is your own child.You will feel overwhelming anxiety and nausea without this book.You will no longer...

The Everything Classical Mythology Book

by Nancy Conner Adams Media (January 18, 2010)

Romance, betrayal, passion, tragedy, violence, and scandal. No, it's not the latest reality TV search for love--it's classical mythology.

For years, people have turned to the ancient Greek and Roman myths for...

A Year of Living Sinfully

by Eric Grzymkowski Adams Media (November 18, 2011)

Your whole life you've done the right thing. Given to charity. Helped old ladies across the street. Rescued stray kittens. But now you're tired of being good all the time. It's time to walk a darker path.


The Misanthrope's Guide to Life

by Meghan Rowland & Chris Turner-Neal Adams Media (August 18, 2011)

Misanthrope, n.:

1.) One who hates mankind; a curmudgeon; a loner;

2.) The guy in your office who responded to your e-mail of baby photos with "D-. Passing, but not college material";

3.) A Realist

From The Misanthrope's...

All About Mom

by Dahlia Porter & Gabriel Cervantes Adams Media (February 15, 2006)

Nothing else in life compares to the one-of-a-kind bond mothers have with their children. Filled with more than 400 heartfelt reflections from such luminaries as Sylvia Plath, Booker T. Washington, Abraham Lincoln,...

101 Things You Didn't Know About The Freemasons

by Barb Karg & John K Young Adams Media (January 19, 2007)

The Freemasons include some of the greatest minds in history, such as Darwin and Churchill. They also stand accused of some of the bloodiest acts humanity has ever seen. Many even believe that they control the...

How to Kick Someone's Ass

by E.R. Silverman Adams Media (May 18, 2010)

A drunk giant comes charging at you in a bar.

Go with a roundhouse kick, Judo hip throw, or Karate punch to bring him to the ground.

Your cheapskate neighbor refuses to pay you back.

The next time he's on vacation,...

The Everything Guide to Getting Published

by Randy Landenheim-Gil Adams Media (December 15, 2011)

You've always wanted to be an author. And now you're ready to get started. But getting that manuscript written and published is not so easy. In this guide, you'll find the expert advice of industry insiders--editors,...

The Everything Guide to the Middle East

by Arthur G Sharp Adams Media (September 15, 2011)

The Middle East has long been a place where religions, cultures, and politics clash--today more than ever. How can a region called "the cradle of civilization" continue to face uprisings and violence? This guide...

A Witch's Grimoire

by Judy Ann Nock Adams Media (August 01, 2005)

Creating and keeping of a book of shadows is an instrumental step in the study of magick and witchcraft. A Witch's Grimoire helps serious practitioners explore their love of the Craft, deepen their study of...

The Hobo Handbook

by Josh Mack Adams Media (June 18, 2011)

No one said life on the road would be easy. Navigating the rails, mapping bus lines, and hitching rides. Dealing with hunger when you don't have a nickel to chew on. Picking up an odd job here and making a few...

The Everything U.S. Constitution Book

by Ellen M Kozak Adams Media (May 18, 2011)

Debates over constitutional rights impact you every day as an American citizen. But do you know what the U.S. Constitution actually says? This accessible guide contains the complete text of the Constitution,...

The Everything Big Book of Jokes

by Evan C Thomas Adams Media (June 13, 2014)

Have you heard the one about...

You'll laugh yourself silly with The Everything Big Book of Jokes! Inside this sidesplitting collection, you'll find only the most popular kinds of jokes, riddles, and funnies...

The Everything Essential French Book

by Bruce Sallee & David Hebert Adams Media (April 11, 2014)

All the basics of French--fast and easy!

Whether you are planning a vacation, adding a valuable second language to your resume, or simply brushing up on your skills, The Everything Essential French Book is your...

The Everything Guide to Writing a Romance Novel

by Christie Craig & Faye Hughes Adams Media (August 17, 2008)

Every year, thousands of romance manuscripts are submitted to publishers, but only the best are eventually published. This simple guide—written by two awardwinning romance novelists—will show readers what...

Math for Grownups

by Laura Laing Adams Media (June 18, 2011)

Ever wish you'd paid more attention in math class? From third grade to senior year of high school, it went in one ear and out the other, didn't it?

But now you're staring at the new washer and dryer, trying...

How to Become an Intellectual

by Nick Kolakowski Adams Media (March 18, 2012)

A Capacious and Quintessential Guide


#1: Carry a Scholarly Book (at All Times)

#12: Know Your Manet from Your Monet

#14: Be Proficient in at Least One Classical Instrument

#64: Learn to Recite Romantic-Era...

A Cup of Comfort Stories for Weddings

by Helen Kay Polaski Adams Media (January 15, 2012)

A Cup of Comfort Stories for Weddings pays tribute to that most important of days when you and your soul mate make your everlasting love for each other “official.” You’ll share in both the excitement of...