Hello Color: 25 Bright Ideas for DIY Decor

Hello Color: 25 Bright Ideas for DIY Decor

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TARGET CONSUMER: Millennial women who are interested in crafting and DIY, especially Rachel's fans. Young home owners and apartment dwellers. Gift givers. Say goodbye to dull décor and hello to color with 25 simple DIY projects with Rachel Mae Smith, the pink-haired proprietor of popular lifestyle blog...[more]


Back to the Future:

Back to the Future:

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Great Scott!! The latest in Quirk's series of Pop Classic Picture Books (following HOME ALONE, THE X-FILES, and E.T.) takes readers on a wild time-traveling trip BACK TO THE FUTURE! The biggest movie of 1985 is now the wildest and wackiest picture book of 2018! Even 30 years after its theatrical debut, BACK...[more]


Stuff Every Wine Snob Should Know

Stuff Every Wine Snob Should Know

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From tips for tasting at home to picking the perfect bottle for a BYOB, this how-to handbook is a must-have for wine lovers everywhere. Wine may be one of the world's oldest beverages, but it's never been a better time to pour a glass. Whether you prefer robust reds or crisp, zippy whites, you'll find...[more]


Stuff Every Beer Snob Should Know

Stuff Every Beer Snob Should Know

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From the bestselling STUFF series comes this handy pocket guide to buying, tasting, and appreciating beer. From classic craft beers to trendy microbreweries, beer is booming nationwide. Whether you prefer light lagers or hearty stouts, you'll find lots to drink in in this pocket-sized guide packed with...[more]


My Lady's Choosing:  An Interactive Romance

My Lady's Choosing: An Interactive Romance

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This scandalous chooseable-path romance novel demands you determine your own romantic adventure-and satisfy all your earthly desires along the way! Endless scenarios of high romance, deep desire, and quivering...comedy await your tender caress in this chooseable path romance novel. You are the plucky...[more]


E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial

E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial

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Arriving just in time for the 35th anniversary of the film, this picture book adaptation will introduce everyone's favorite alien to a new generation of fans! When the movie E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial was released in 1982, it enchanted millions of kids and surpassed Star Wars to become the highest-grossing...[more]


The Astrology of Everyone

The Astrology of Everyone

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Use the power of the stars to perfect your relationships with friends, family, partners...everyone you know! Do you know how to live peacefully with a Taurus? Discuss money issues with a Cancer? Improve your sex life with a Scorpio? The Astrology of You and Me offers help and guidance direct from the...[more]


Princesses Behaving Badly

Princesses Behaving Badly

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You think you know her story. You’ve read the Brothers Grimm; you’ve watched the Disney cartoons; you cheered as these virtuous women lived happily ever after. But the lives of real princesses couldn’t be more different. Sure, many were graceful and benevolent leaders--but just as many were...[more]


Manfried the Man

Manfried the Man

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In the world of Manfried the Man, the roles of cats and humans are reversed: humanoid cats are in charge, while tiny, dim-witted, lovable little people are kept as pets. Manfried, a stray man taken in by slacker Steve Catson, becomes the Garfield to his John Arbuckle: lazy, selfish, and sometimes maddening...[more]


Paperbacks from Hell

Paperbacks from Hell

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Celebrating the weird, gory, feaky, amazing horror fiction of the 70s and 80s. With vintage art, hilarious commentary, recommended reading, and poignant creator biographies. SEE the amazing vintage book covers featuring well-dressed skeletons, evil dolls, knife-wielding killer crabs! READ the shocking plots...[more]


Stuff Every Vegetarian Should Know

Stuff Every Vegetarian Should Know

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From the bestselling STUFF series comes this pocket-sized guide to eating a fresh, plant-based diet. Ready to try a diet that's greener, healthier, and better for the planet? Stuff Every Vegetarian Should Know is the perfect easy and approachable guide to the world of eating, cooking, and living meatfree. Featuring...[more]


Kid Authors

Kid Authors

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From the team that brought young readers KID ATHLETES, KID PRESIDENTS, and KID ARTISTS comes KID AUTHORS, a lively look into the childhoods of the world's most beloved writers. With the best elements of KID PRESIDENTS, KID ATHLETES and KID ARTISTS--colorful illustrations, kid-relatable subjects, and real...[more]


The X-Files: Earth Children Are Weird

The X-Files: Earth Children Are Weird

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One the most beloved TV shows of all time is now a sweet, silly, sci-fi bedtime story! The truth is out there (in the backyard)! In The X Files: Earth Children Are Weird, best pals Dana (Scully) and Fox (Mulder) have pitched a tent in the backyard for an overnight sleepover. But the night is full of...[more]


Cinemaps

Cinemaps

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Acclaimed artist Andrew DeGraff has created beautiful hand- painted maps of all your favorite films, from King Kong and North by Northwest to The Princess Bride, Fargo, Labyrinth, Pulp Fiction, even The Breakfast Club - with the routes of every major character charted in meticulous cartographic detail....[more]


10 Dead Comedians

10 Dead Comedians

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This hilarious pastiche of Agatha Christie's AND THEN THERE WERE NONE embraces all the classic conventions of the Golden Age of Mystery -- with a thoroughly contemporary cast of characters! TARGET CONSUMER: Men and Women 18+ who enjoy classic mysteries...and contemporary comedy. After starring in a hit...[more]


Geekerella

Geekerella

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Cinderella meets cosplay in this geeky YA romance that takes place once upon a con... Danielle "Elle" Wittimer is an ordinary geek with an ordinary geeky dream--to attend ExcelsiCon, the best, fantastic-est, OMG can't-handle-the-feels no-nerdy-holds-barred comics convention in the entire Eastern seaboard....[more]


Warren the 13th and the Whispering Wood

Warren the 13th and the Whispering Wood

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At the conclusion of Tania Del Rio and Will Staehle's first novel, Warren the 13th and the All-Seeing Eye, we learned that the Warren Hotel had secret mechanical legs--and the book ended with the hotel walking off into the sunset. This sequel reunites Warren, Petula, and the entire hotel staff for an all-new...[more]


Literary Yarns

Literary Yarns

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An adorable way to spin a yarn: literary amigurumi characters who are easy to crochet and unreasonably cute! What's the perfect gift for your English-major friend or literature lover? How about an adorable miniature Moby Dick? What's the ideal project to make while you're watching televised period dramas and...[more]


How to Eat a Lobster

How to Eat a Lobster

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Some culinary mysteries have delicious solutions. From simple tips (crème brûleè) to techniques that take some practice (chopsticks), How to Eat a Lobster will answer your questions with clear instructions and clever illustrations. Sometimes an evening is going really well...until the crawfish arrive....[more]


Let's Find Momo Board Book

Let's Find Momo Board Book

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Babies, toddlers, and kids will love playing hide-and-seek with Momo the adorable border collie, who's patiently hiding in the bright, friendly photos in this board book. This sturdy board book features 11 bright and colorful photo spreads featuring Momo the super-cute border collie hiding on a farm,...[more]


The Spectacular Sisterhood of Superwomen

The Spectacular Sisterhood of Superwomen

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This collection spotlights awesome female superheroes, detectives, gals-next-door, and other characters from the earliest comics to the present day. Complete with vintage art, publication details, and enthusiastic commentary by comics publisher and researcher Hope Nicholson. Think comic books can't feature...[more]


Stuff Every Gardener Should Know

Stuff Every Gardener Should Know

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Here are dozens of terrific tips and tricks for planning, growing, and harvesting your garden! Your garden is something to celebrate--it can be rewarding, beautiful, productive, and so much more. And this book can help you decide where to take it next! It features interesting and useful stuff you really...[more]


Recipes Every College Student Should Know

Recipes Every College Student Should Know

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College Cooking 101: You have a microwave, a mini-fridge, and a very strict budget. What's the easiest path to a satisfying study break snack? College cooking is a special challenge. The dorm kitchen is small, you're on a budget, and your RA is going to be mad if you set off the smoke alarm again. Fortunately,...[more]


Secret Lives of the US Presidents

Secret Lives of the US Presidents

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The classic Quirk compendium of presidential biographies is back, revised just in time to include America's newest commander in chief. With presidential politics at a fever pitch these days, it's hard to keep fact from fiction--but throughout the history of our country, our leaders have had lives way...[more]


Miss Peregrine's Journal for Peculiar Children

Miss Peregrine's Journal for Peculiar Children

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Miss Peregrine's Journal for Peculiar Children Past readers of the Miss Peregrine's Peculiar Children series Diarists This beautifully designed journal features vintage black-and white photos and quotes from all three books in the best selling Miss Peregrine series.


Yum-Yum Bento All Year Around

Yum-Yum Bento All Year Around

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TARGET CONSUMER: Home cooks Parents Shape your favorite seasonal foods into a variety of yummy, adorable bento boxes. A sequel to Quirk favorite Yum-Yum Bento Box (over 50,000 copies sold!), this book features 50 bento lunches based on time of year--gingerbread friends in winter, fluttering butterflies...[more]


Wonder Women

Wonder Women

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TARGET CONSUMER: Fans of The Fangirl's Guide to the Galaxy & Sam Maggs People interested in women's history, women's studies, feminism and girl power. Lively and well-researched profiles of some of the world's greatest unknown women in STEM and beyond, from Fangirl's Guide author Sam Maggs. Everybody's...[more]


Stuff Every Cook Should Know

Stuff Every Cook Should Know

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TARGET CONSUMER: Home cooks Recent graduates Gift givers A practical guide to showing your stuff in the kitchen. The latest in Quirk's best-selling Stuff series, Stuff Every Cook Should Know is an indispensible reference for any kitchen. With entries on how to make a meal plan, common ingredient substitutions,...[more]


The Legion of Regrettable Supervillains

The Legion of Regrettable Supervillains

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TARGET CONSUMER: Fans of comics and pop culture Illustrators and designers From banjo-playing Nazis to gangster gorillas, superhero comics have featured some of the weirdest antagonists ever published. This definitive collection of oddball supercrooks presents the most regrettable supervillains of all,...[more]


Our Perfect Marriage

Our Perfect Marriage

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TARGET CONSUMER: Recently engaged & married couple with a sense of humor Gift givers An unconventional guided journal filled with lighthearted and humorous prompts for married couples. Quick! What's your spouse's... Guilty pleasure food? Weirdest body part? Worst dinner party story? Most unforgiveable...[more]


Crafting with Feminism

Crafting with Feminism

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A humorous, sassy, and girl-powered book of 25 feminismthemed craft projects. Feminism meets DIY in this fun and feisty book of easy crafts to make and share. With projects like merit badges ("started an all-girl band," "rocked roller derby"), power panties ("no means no"), "burning bra" flame lingerie, feminist...[more]


The Art of Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children

The Art of Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children

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A beautiful behind-the-scenes look at the art and making of the Miss Peregrine movie, by two of Tim Burton's longtime collaborators. This visual tour of the movie world of Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children created by iconic filmmaker Tim Burton is sure to be a must-have for fans of the series!...[more]


Kid Artists

Kid Artists

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From the team that brought young readers KID ATHLETES and KID PRESIDENTS comes KID ARTISTS, a lively look into the childhoods of the world's most renowned artists. Young readers asked and we listened: kid artists are here! With the best elements of KID PRESIDENTS and KID ATHLETES--colorful illustrations, kid-relatable...[more]


Around the World in 80 Purées

Around the World in 80 Purées

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Broaden your baby's palate one meal at a time: 100 baby- and toddler-friendly recipes that celebrate flavors from around the world. We've all heard stories of one-year-olds in Japan slurping up miso soup and six-month-olds in India tasting warm curried lentil dal. There's no need to limit your baby's...[more]


Last Call at the Nightshade  Lounge

Last Call at the Nightshade Lounge

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A sharp and funny urban fantasy for "new adults" that mixes boozy magical concoctions, high-octane demon-fighting, and a twist of wit and strains it all through the terrifying experience that is post-college life. College grad Bailey Chen has a few demons: no job, no parental support, and a rocky relationship...[more]


My Best Friend's Exorcism

My Best Friend's Exorcism

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It's BEACHES meets THE EXORCIST in this heartwarming & horrifying coming-of-age novel by author Grady Hendrix (Horrorstor, Quirk, 2014). Two high school BFFs find their friendship tested when one of them is possessed by a demon. Abby and Gretchen have been BFFs since fifth grade, when they bonded over...[more]


Men with Cats

Men with Cats

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Photographer and cat enthusiast David Williams celebrates the loyal friendships between men and their feline companions. Featuring slice-of-life portraits of more than 50 cat-owning men and the kitties who have stolen their hearts. 50-75 photos of a variety of men with their cats, captured on camera at...[more]


Geek Parenting

Geek Parenting

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Like its companion title Geek Wisdom, Earth's Mightiest Parents offers advice--in this case, parenting advice--to geeks, nerds, fanboys/girls of all types, taken from the movies, TV shows, comics, and other pop-culture sources they love. It's a combination spell book, prime directive, and holy grail...[more]


The Jersey Shore Cookbook

The Jersey Shore Cookbook

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Eat your way down the shore: Delicious recipes featuring the best local foods, plus 50 of the essential restaurants, bakeries, markets, and other food destinations that created them. New Jersey Shore Cookbook will feature 50 recipes to make on your trip to the shore--recipes that spotlight fresh seafood...[more]


Dad Magazine

Dad Magazine

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A gift book designed to look like a magazine for dads, touching on all the lovably weird hobbies, rules, and bad fashion choices that make dads the men we love and love to laugh with (and sometimes at). Contents include feature articles, photo shoots, quizzes, advice columns, horoscopes, and tons of...[more]


Nick and Tesla's Solar-Powered Showdown

Nick and Tesla's Solar-Powered Showdown

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Another fast-paced mystery in the popular Nick and Tesla series, featuring a new case to crack and all-new gadgets that kids can build themselves! Super-smart kid inventors Nick and Tesla Holt have outsmarted crooks, spies, and kidnappers. This time they attempt to crack their biggest mystery yet: where...[more]


Stuff Every Graduate Should Know

Stuff Every Graduate Should Know

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From the bestselling series of handy how-to guides comes a book for young adults taking their first steps into the Real World. Just because you've got a diploma in hand doesn't mean you know everything! When the cap and gown comes off and the real world takes over, look no further than STUFF EVERY GRADUATE SHOULD...[more]


Maple

Maple

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Maple syrup is much more than a perfect topping for pancakes—it’s a simple and seasonal way to add welcome sweetness to every meal. From fast and nutritious entrees like Maple Tahini Chicken and Broccoli to more sophisticated fare like Maple Cider Brined Pork, these easy recipes will change your...[more]


Making Dough

Making Dough

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Pastry baking is one half creativity, one half science, and one half old-fashioned know-how. If that seems confusing, don’t worry: Making Dough makes perfect sense out of the often-intimidating task of preparing homemade pastry dough. With helpful diagrams, easy-to-follow recipes, and step-by-step...[more]


The Big Book of Bill Murray

The Big Book of Bill Murray

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He’s the sort of actor who can do Hamlet and Charlie’s Angels in the same year. He shuns managers and agents and once agreed to voice the part of Garfield because he mistakenly believed it was a Coen brothers film. Bill Murray’s extraordinary career is rich with fascinating anecdotes, contradictions,...[more]


Stuff Every Bride Should Know

Stuff Every Bride Should Know

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Wedding planning doesn’t have to be stressful! From budgeting to bachelorette parties to writing your own vows, this pocket-sized manual is packed with tips to plan, execute, and enjoy the perfect engagement and wedding. It’s a personal wedding planner you can carry in your pocket . . . the perfect...[more]


Home Alone

Home Alone

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The classic movie is now an illustrated Christmas storybook! Eight-year-old Kevin McCallister wished his family would disappear. He never thought his wish would come true! Home Alone arrived in theaters 25 years ago, and it remains the #1 highest-grossing live-action comedy film of all time. Now,...[more]


Hillary Rodham Clinton Presidential Playset

Hillary Rodham Clinton Presidential Playset

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Includes paper dolls, pantsuits, fashion accessories, and more! It may not be an election year, but you can cast your vote early with the Hillary Rodham Clinton Presidential Playset! This fold-out book features replicas of the Oval Office and other White House locations, plus perforated paper dolls of...[more]


Kid Athletes

Kid Athletes

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The author and illustrator of Kid Presidents have reteamed to share 20 true tales from the childhoods of famous athletes. From Babe Ruth (so incorrigible that his parents put him in reform school at age 7) to Muhammad Ali (who learned to fight at age 12 after a thief stole his bicycle), Kid Athletes...[more]


Warren the 13th

Warren the 13th

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Curses! Witches! Secret codes! Monsters! And more! Meet Warren the 13th, a cursed 12-year-old Victorian bellhop who’s terribly unlucky . . . yet perpetually optimistic, hard-working, and curious. Orphan Warren’s pride and joy is his family’s hotel, but he’s been miserable ever since his evil...[more]


Mrs Peregrine 3: Library of Souls

Mrs Peregrine 3: Library of Souls

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The epic conclusion to the best-selling series! Time is running out for the Peculiar Children. With a dangerous madman on the loose and their beloved Miss Peregrine still in danger, Jacob Portman and Emma Bloom are forced to stage the most daring of rescue missions. They’ll travel through a war-torn...[more]


Stuff Every Geek Should Know

Stuff Every Geek Should Know

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Packed with tips, articles, and how-tos on everything from performing Jedi mind tricks to creating your own cosplay gear to wooing the geek of your dreams, Stuff Every Geek Should Know is an indispensable guide to life, the universe, and everything geeky. Featuring content from Quirk's nerdiest titles...[more]


The Fangirl's Guide to the Galaxy

The Fangirl's Guide to the Galaxy

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Fanfic, cosplay, cons, books, memes, podcasts, vlogs, OTPs and RPGs and MMOs and more—it’s never been a better time to be a girl geek. The Fangirl’s Guide to the Galaxy is the ultimate handbook for ladies living the nerdy life, a fun and feminist take on the often male-dominated world of geekdom....[more]


Summer Cocktails!

Summer Cocktails!

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Discover your new favorite summer cocktail: Use fresh, seasonal ingredients to create delicious cocktails and small plates. A follow-up companion to the recently released WINTER COCKTAILS, SUMMER COCKTAILS offers more than 70 cocktails and small bites for the warmer months. The drinks are classic, sophisticated,...[more]


Nick and Tesla's Special Effects Spectacular

Nick and Tesla's Special Effects Spectacular

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featuring a new case to crack and all-new gadgets that kids can build themselves! Bright siblings and amateur inventors Nick and Tesla Holt are back in this fifth installment. Fresh off their last case at the museum, the kids are in for a whole new mystery to solve, and they can only do it with their...[more]


Stuff Every Golfer Should Know

Stuff Every Golfer Should Know

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Golf at the top of your game. From course etiquette to golf travel tips to playing in the rain, this book is packed with Stuff Every Golfer Should Know. The next book in Quirk's "Stuff" series, Stuff Every Golfer Should Know is a handy guide to the golfing life. Sections include "About the Game," "The...[more]


Find Momo Coast to Coast

Find Momo Coast to Coast

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Momo loves to hide—and you’ll love looking for him! In this follow-up to Find Momo, the canine Instagram superstar (and his best buddy, Andrew Knapp) travel across the United States and Canada, visiting iconic landmarks and unique off-the-map marvels. Look for Momo hiding in Grand Central Station,...[more]


The Mystery Writers of America Cookbook

The Mystery Writers of America Cookbook

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The Mystery Writers of America have joined forces to deliver this superb collection of more than 100 wickedly good recipes. From Mary Higgins Clark’s Celebratory Giants Game Night Chili and Harlan Coben’s Crabmeat Dip to Scott Turow’s Innocent Frittata and Kathy Reich’s Shrimp Scampi, this cookbook...[more]


The League of Regrettable Superheroes

The League of Regrettable Superheroes

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For every superhero hitting the big time with a blockbuster movie, there are countless failures, also-rans, and D-listers. The League of Regrettable Superheroes affectionately presents one hundred of the strangest superheroes ever to see print—from Atoman to Zippo—complete with backstories, vintage...[more]


Stuff Every Groom Should Know

Stuff Every Groom Should Know

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The latest installment in the bestselling STUFF series helps grooms get ready for the biggest day of their lives. The best-selling Stuff series is back with Stuff Every Groom Should Know, the last little black book a husband-to-be will ever need. From overcoming proposal jitters to planning the ultimate...[more]


How to Make Your Baby an Internet Celebrity

How to Make Your Baby an Internet Celebrity

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Watch out, Anne Geddes! These adorable babies are Web-savvy and they’re gonna eat your lunch. Quirk’s How to Make Your Cat an Internet Celebrity showed cat lovers everywhere how to become global multimedia entrepreneurs. Now new parents can share the wealth thanks to this delightful companion volume....[more]


Madeleines

Madeleines

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The petite shell-shaped cakes known as madeleines are versatile, pretty, and absolutely delicious. Made famous by Marcel Proust in his novel In Search of Lost Time, this classic French treat is now loved the world over. Beautifully illustrated and lovingly researched, Madeleines features recipes for...[more]


Silhouette Masterpiece Theater: Hugs and Misses

Silhouette Masterpiece Theater: Hugs and Misses

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Wilhelm Staehle’s Silhouette Masterpiece Theater (silhouettemasterpiecetheater.com) is the rare Web comic that deserves to be printed. Each panel in the popular weekly strip features a painstakingly detailed etching carved from a beautiful painting; the results are gorgeous and very funny. These two...[more]


Silhouette Masterpiece Theater: Stars and Swipes

Silhouette Masterpiece Theater: Stars and Swipes

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Wilhelm Staehle’s Silhouette Masterpiece Theater (silhouettemasterpiecetheater.com) is the rare Web comic that deserves to be printed. Each panel in the popular weekly strip features a painstakingly detailed etching carved from a beautiful painting; the results are gorgeous and very funny. These two...[more]


Nick and Tesla’s Super Cyborg Gadget Glove

Nick and Tesla’s Super Cyborg Gadget Glove

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Another electrifying adventure—and cybernetic contraption—from Quirk’s favorite kid scientists! Bright siblings—and amateur inventors—Nick and Tesla Holt are back in this fourth installment of their whiz-bang middle grade series. With the mystery of the spy’s identity solved, the kids face...[more]


Jane Austen Cover to Cover

Jane Austen Cover to Cover

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Two centuries of covers from the world’s most beloved author Jane Austen’s six novels are true classics, still immensely popular some 200 years after their first publication. But although the celebrated stories never change, the covers are always different. Jane Austen Cover to Cover compiles two...[more]


Kid Presidents

Kid Presidents

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Because every president started out as a kid. The kids who grew up to be president were like a lot of other children. Some struggled with schoolwork and got into fights; others pranked their teachers and infuriated their parents. William Howard Taft was forced to take dance lessons. Gerald Ford struggled...[more]


Tic Tac Tome

Tic Tac Tome

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Think you’re pretty smart? Turn the pages to play your moves and watch as Tic Tac Tome beats you forward, backward, and diagonally. Tic Tac Tome features more than 1,400 pages, hundreds of draws and losses, and just one way for a clever reader to win. No apps, batteries, or touch screens required—Tic...[more]


Find Momo: A Hide-and-Seek Photography Book

Find Momo: A Hide-and-Seek Photography Book

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It's an art/photography book, it's a game book, and it's the best gift book for doglovers since William Wegman started photographing his weimaraners. FIND MOMO invites readers to play hide and seek with Momo the border collie, a playful dog who's particularly good at hiding in a variety of beautiful...[more]


How to Make Your Cat an Internet Celebrity

How to Make Your Cat an Internet Celebrity

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For decades, we believed the keys to personal wealth were a college diploma and marketable job skills—but no more. Today, your best hope for financial security is literally right at your feet: it’s your cat. The Internet offers an unprecedented opportunity for cats to become superstar “personalities”...[more]


Haute Dogs

Haute Dogs

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Haute Dogs gives the classic cookout staple a fresh and tasty twist, with recipes inspired by everything from south-of-the-border BBQ to Japanese fusion to modern food-cart cuisine. Handcraft your own top-notch dogs, buns, and condiments with stepby- step from-scratch instructions, and brush up on your...[more]


How to Succeed in Business without Really Crying

How to Succeed in Business without Really Crying

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Part memoir, part guide to life, and all incredibly funny, How to Succeed in Business without Really Crying is a book by a woman—and for women—who are driven, determined, and definitely not afraid to “lean in.” Carol Leifer is lucky to have had a long career in comedy, from 1970s stand-up to...[more]


Nick and Tesla’s Robot Army Rampage

Nick and Tesla’s Robot Army Rampage

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When a rash of robberies hits the town of Half Moon Bay, 11-year old sleuths Nick and Tesla are determined to catch the criminals, but to do so, they\'ll have to build a hots of new gadgets and gizmos! In this robot-themed follow up to Nick and Tesla\'s High Voltage Danger Lab, the brother and sister...[more]


Nick and Tesla’s Secret Agent Gadget Battle

Nick and Tesla’s Secret Agent Gadget Battle

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On the heels of NICK AND TESLA\'S HIGHVOLTAGE DANGER LAB and NICK AND TESLA\'S ROBOT ARMY RAMPAGE, here comes a third book of middlegradeadventures (and topsecret contraptions!) In this third installment, 11 year old wizkids Nick and Tesla discover that someone in the quiet town of Half Moon Bay has...[more]


The Last Policeman 3: World of Trouble

The Last Policeman 3: World of Trouble

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The third and final installment in the Edgar Award winning "preapocalyptic" Last Policeman series featuring detective Hank Palace. With the doomsday asteroid looming, Detective Hank Palace has found sanctuary in the woods of New England, secure in a well-stocked safe house with other onetime members...[more]


Stuff Every College Student Should Know

Stuff Every College Student Should Know

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On the heels of the bestselling STUFF EVERY MAN SHOULD KNOW, JOKES EVERY MAN SHOULD KNOW, and STUFF EVERY WOMAN SHOULD KNOW comes a book for all the stuff they DON\'T teach you in class. Learn to survive all nighters, cram for exams, to actually doing their own laundry and deal with roommate drama...[more]


The Ultimate Worst-Case Scenario Survival Handbook

The Ultimate Worst-Case Scenario Survival Handbook

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With over 9 million copies sold worldwide, the Worst-Case Scenario series has been preparing readers for dangers of all kinds for more than a decade. This handsome large-format hardcover compendium is truly the ultimate guide for handling life’s inevitable Worst-Case Scenarios, collecting—for the...[more]


 The Complete Worst-Case Scenario Survival Handbook: Dating & Sex

The Complete Worst-Case Scenario Survival Handbook: Dating & Sex

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Blind dates, bad kissers, breakup texts, nightmare hook ups—it’s a jungle out there! Luckily, the authors of the bestselling Worst-Case Scenario series have created the most comprehensive handbook for surviving the wilds d’amour through every phase of a relationship, from courting and getting...[more]


Quotes Every Man Should know

Quotes Every Man Should know

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The perfect companion to Stuff Every Man Should Know (160,000 net) and Jokes Every Man Should Know (140,000 net), Quotes Every Man Should Know is chock full of aphorisms, bons mots, and universal truths for every occasion. With sections on immortal quotations, inspirational quotations, humorous quotations, famously...[more]


Sprinkles!

Sprinkles!

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Here’s a guide to baking delicious desserts with a colorful twist: sprinkles! Of course you can scatter them over cakes and pies—but you can also swirl them into waffles, “embroider” them on cookies, and freeze them in pretty popsicles. Jackie Alpers shares dozens of creative, colorful, super-fun...[more]


Winter Cocktails

Winter Cocktails

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When the days grow shorter and the air gets crisp, it’s time to gather with friends for drinks that’ll put a rosy glow on your chilly cheeks. In Fireside Cocktails, Maria del Mar Sacasa and Tara Striano share more than 50 recipes for cold-weather cocktails and mixed beverages, including mulled ciders,...[more]


Photo Doodles: A Creative Sketchbook

Photo Doodles: A Creative Sketchbook

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Great for artsy kids who have outgrown coloring books! You’ve never seen a doodle book quite like this one! Photo Doodles invites young artists and designers to complete more than a hundred different photographs, everything from rollercoasters and soda can labels to book covers and imperial palaces....[more]


Strange Tales from Lovecraft MiddleSchool: Substitute Creature

Strange Tales from Lovecraft MiddleSchool: Substitute Creature

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In our newest book, Substitute Creature, after a giant storm dumps over a meter of snow on the town, Robert and his friends find themselves trapped in Lovecraft Middle School. They have no choice but to spend the night sleeping in classrooms and facing off against a sinister substitute teacher.


100 Ghosts: A Gallery of Harmless Haunts

100 Ghosts: A Gallery of Harmless Haunts

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Cut two eyeholes into a bedsheet and BOO! You’ve got yourself a classic Halloween icon. But what happens if you tie the bed sheet in knots? What happens when you set it on fire, hang it from a clothesline, or put a llama underneath it? 100 Ghosts is a brilliantly simple artistic exploration of an icon...[more]


Pom-Poms!

Pom-Poms!

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They’re soft, they’re colorful, and they add a touch of whimsy to everything they meet. They’re pompoms! And they’re more adorable than ever. This delightfully illustrated craft book takes readers through more than 25 pomdecorated crafts, from cozy home decor projects to striking outfit accessories...[more]


Nick & Tesla High Voltage Lab

Nick & Tesla High Voltage Lab

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Nick and Tesla are a smart12-year-old brother and sister with a knack for science, electronics, and getting into trouble. When their parents mysteriously vanish, they’re sent to live with their Uncle Eli, a brilliant inventor who engineers top-secret gadgets for a classified government agency. It’s...[more]


The Geek's Guide to Dating

The Geek's Guide to Dating

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You keep your action figures in their original packaging. Your bedsheets are officially licensed Star Wars merchandise. You’re hooked on science fiction and video games, but now you’ve discovered an even bigger obsession: the new girl who just moved in down the hall. What’s a geek to do? Take...[more]


Thomas Jefferson’s Crème Brûlée

Thomas Jefferson’s Crème Brûlée

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In 1784, Thomas Jefferson struck a deal with his slave, 19-year-old James Hemings. The Founding Father was traveling as ambassador to Paris and wanted to bring James along “for a particular purpose”—to master the art of French cooking. In exchange for James’s cooperation, Jefferson would...[more]


The Resurrectionist

The Resurrectionist

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Philadelphia. The late 1870s. A city of cobblestone sidewalks and horse-drawn carriages. Home to the famous anatomist and surgeon Dr. Spencer Black. The son of a “resurrectionist” (aka grave robber), Dr. Black studied at Philadelphia’s esteemed Academy of Medicine, where he develops an unconventional...[more]


The Last Policeman 2: Countdown City

The Last Policeman 2: Countdown City

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Set three months before the deadly asteroid 2011GV1 is due to hit Earth, this Last Policeman sequel chronicles the further adventures of Hank Palace. The Concord Police Department is now operating under the auspices of the U.S. Justice Department, and Hank is out of a job—until he’s hired by a business...[more]


Noodlemania

Noodlemania

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Kids love pasta! It’s fun, easy to make, and good to eat. Noodlemania! serves up 50 great recipes to play with in the kitchen, from crazy-cute Super Stuffed Slugs and Ladybug Salad to savory Totally Tortellini Kabobs and Big Fat Cheesy Shells. It even has recipes for sweet desserts and snacks, like...[more]


Strange Tales from Lovecraft MiddleSchool: Teacher's Pest

Strange Tales from Lovecraft MiddleSchool: Teacher's Pest

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You were terrified by Professor Gargoyle. You were repulsed by The Slither Sisters. But nothing can prepare you for the madness and mayhem of Teacher’s Pest—volume three of Tales from Lovecraft Middle School! Young Howard Mergler appears to be the very model of a teacher’s pet—he earns straight...[more]


Wedding Dogs

Wedding Dogs

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Wedding Dogs captures man’s best friend at 75 weddings—dogs as the best man, maid of honor, ring bearer, or another member of the wedding party! Decked out in little doggy tuxedos or sporting a wreath of roses around their necks, these pooches share in the wedding couple’s big day. Each photograph...[more]


Cooking with Flowers

Cooking with Flowers

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Bring simple, fresh flower recipes to your kitchen table! Edible flowers are abundant and easy to cook with but are often overlooked as being intimidating or too fancy. Cooking with Flowers is filled with special confections and easy everyday treats that everyone will love, from jewel-toned Violet Jam...[more]


Jokes Every Woman Should Know

Jokes Every Woman Should Know

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The next book in Quirk’s best-selling Stuff series, Jokes Every Woman Should Know is filled with hilarious jokes, stories, and one-liners. Topics include men, marriage, being single, careers, kids, gynecology, money, and much more. With more than 100 jokes, alternate versions, and tips on timing,...[more]


Mrs Peregrine 2: Hollow City

Mrs Peregrine 2: Hollow City

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Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children was the surprise best seller of 2011—an unprecedented mix of YA fantasy and vintage photography that enthralled readers and critics alike. Publishers Weekly called it “an enjoyable, eccentric read, distinguished by well-developed characters, a believable...[more]


The Kickstarter Handbook

The Kickstarter Handbook

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So you want to produce a short film. Or design a new line of jewelry. Or manufacture a revolutionary solar-powered garden sprinkler. There’s just one catch: You need $100,000 to finance your dreams, and your checking account has barely enough to cover next month’s rent. Enter Kickstarter.com—a...[more]


Swissted: Vintage Rock Posters Remixed and Reimagined

Swissted: Vintage Rock Posters Remixed and Reimagined

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Swissted takes rock concert posters of the ’70s, ’80s, and ’90s and remixes and reimagines them through a Swiss modernist lens. The result is some of the coolest images you’ve ever seen! The book features 200 posters, all micro-perforated and ready to frame. Or keep them bound in one collection...[more]


Who's On First?

Who's On First?

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“Who’s on first. What’s on second. I Don’t Know’s on third.” One of the classic comedy sketches of all time is now transformed into a priceless picture book—and it’s a great read for kids of all ages. Follow the mistaken identities, confusion, and lots of laughs as Rabbit and Bear act...[more]


Breakfast for Dinner

Breakfast for Dinner

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Adored by many, it’s time for breakfast to take center stage at the dinner table! Inside this magnificent breakfast-anytime cookbook, you’ll find breakfast recipes with a twist. It covers hearty main dishes, quick and easy sides and starters, and delicious drinks and desserts. Enjoy Sunny-Side-Up...[more]


Monkey Farts

Monkey Farts

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Kids love jokes and everyone in the family will enjoy this small size companion to Jokes Every Man Should Know (120,000 copies sold to date). Monkeyfarts! is guaranteed to be a hit on the playground and at holiday gatherings! US$8.99


The Last Policeman

The Last Policeman

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Classic Mystery fans and science-fiction readers alike will enjoy this genre twist as The Last Policeman presents a fascinating portrait of a pre-apocalyptic United States dissolving into dissipation and despair. Most people have abandoned their jobs. But not Detective Hank Palace. As our story opens,...[more]


Strange Tales from Lovecraft Middle School: Professor Gargoyle

Strange Tales from Lovecraft Middle School: Professor Gargoyle

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Follow the adventures of Lovecraft Middle School and 11 year-oldsRobert, Glenn and Carina, as creepy things keep on happening. In \'Professor Gargoyle\', 11-year old Robert and his new friends Glenn and Carina discover that the school library might be a portal to another world, one teeming with monsters,...[more]


Strange Tales from Lovecraft Middle School: The Slither Sisters

Strange Tales from Lovecraft Middle School: The Slither Sisters

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Follow the adventures of Lovecraft Middle School and 11 year-oldsRobert, Glenn and Carina, as creepy things keep on happening. In The Slither Sisters, we follow Robert and his friends deeper into the world of Lovecraft Middle School and its bizarre parallel dimension, where they meet a pair of mysterious...[more]


Pure Vanilla

Pure Vanilla

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Poor Vanilla--her sexy sister Chocolate gets all the attention! But now Quirk is giving this unappreciated ingredient the complete makeover it deserves. Pure Vanilla is a gorgeous cookbook celebrating the world\'s most heavenly and ambrosial flavour in recipes for breakfast, cakes and cookies, custards,...[more]


Tiny Food Party!

Tiny Food Party!

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In Tiny Food Party, Jenny Park and Teri Lyn Fisher share dozens of quick and easy recipes for bite size munchies, such as Two Bite Cheesecakes, savory miniature onion rings made from shallots, and adorable breakfast tarts. With full color photographs of every recipes, plus tips and tricks for downsizing...[more]


Fill in the Blank

Fill in the Blank

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With more than 100 different spreads to envision, design and draw, Fill in the Blank offers everything you need to jump start your imagination. Want to design a tattoo? Here is a body. Want to build a new castle on the cliff side? Here is the landscape. These exercises are guaranteed to make you think...[more]


Born this Way

Born this Way

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Based on the popular blog, Born this Way shares more than 100 different memories of growing up gay, lesbian , bisexual,or transgendered. Childhood photographs are accompanied by sweet, funny and at times heartbreaking personal stories. This intimate little book is a wonderful gift and gives young people...[more]


Craft a Day

Craft a Day

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Make something new every day of the year! Craft a Day offers daily inspiration along with weekly themes to kick start your imagination. Author Sarah Goldschadt provides whimsical ideas for basic crafts that require no advance skills or crazy crafting tools; these projects are as fun and easy to make...[more]


Worst-Case Scenario an Ultimate Adventure Novel: Amazon

Worst-Case Scenario an Ultimate Adventure Novel: Amazon

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A new adventure begins in the Amazon jungle with the third installment of the WCS Ultimate Adventure series! Join an expedition of students crossing the Amazon from the source of the Amazon river, all the way to the ocean! You’ll be faced with real dangers and decisions, and your choices will determine...[more]


Worst-Case Scenario an Ultimate Adventure Novel: Deadly Seas

Worst-Case Scenario an Ultimate Adventure Novel: Deadly Seas

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Join one of the youngest crews to ever sail around the world in this fourth installment of the Worst Case Scenario Ultimate Adventure Novel series! Faced with fearsome dangers and difficult decisions, your choices will determine your fate on the deadly seas. Will you survive tropical storms, high winds,...[more]


Zombie Tarot

Zombie Tarot

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There are people who love zombies. There are people who love tarot decks. And there’s an incredibly large group of people who love both. The Zombie Tarot will follow the format of our acclaimed HOUSEWIVES TAROT with 78 full-color illustrations from acclaimed artist/designer Paul Kepple, and helpful...[more]


The Thorn and the Blossom

The Thorn and the Blossom

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When Evelyn Morgan walks into Thorne & Son, a bookstore in the Cornish village of Clewes, she doesn\'t know that she\'s going to meet the love of her life. When Brendan Thorne sells her a medieval poem called The Book of the Green Knight, he doesn\'t know that it will shape his future. After that first...[more]


Stuff Every Mom Should Know

Stuff Every Mom Should Know

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On the heels of the successful Stuff Every Woman Should Know comes the volume that we don’t know what we’d do without: Stuff Every Mom Should Know. Full of the priceless, practical wisdom that moms of all ages need to know, from Baby-Proofing like an Expert to Making a Long Wait Fun, from Hosting...[more]


Stuff Every Dad Should Know

Stuff Every Dad Should Know

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On the heels of the successful Stuff Every Man Should Know (over 70,000 sold!) comes the volume that we don’t know what we’d do without: Stuff Every Dad Should Know. Full of the priceless, practical wisdom that dads of all ages need to know, from “Baby-clothes dos and don’ts” to “How to deal...[more]


Presidential Campaign Posters

Presidential Campaign Posters

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Includes 100 Ready-to-Frame Posters! Shepard Fairey’s instant-classic “Hope” poster for Barack Obama elevated the age-old art of the campaign poster back into the forefront of American awareness. Now Quirk digs through the Library of Congress archives and finds that our political history is full...[more]


Marshmallow Madness

Marshmallow Madness

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Approximately 50 recipes! Once you\'ve had a fresh, homemade marshmallow, it\'s suddenly like you\'ve never really had one before. Marshmallow Madness! is a sweet and beautifully photographed cookbook full of easy-to-follow recipes for classic homemade mallows like Chocolate and Vanilla Bean, as well...[more]


Cookie Dough Cookbook

Cookie Dough Cookbook

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Approximately 50 recipes! 100% Egg-Free! Kitchen magician and blogger Lindsay Landis shares her secret recipes for yummy (and egg-free) cookie doughs that you can eat raw, plus more than 50 recipes for delicious cookie dough desserts. US$18.95


Taft 2012

Taft 2012

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He is the perfect presidential candidate. Conservatives love his hard-hitting Republican résumé. Liberals love his passion for peaceful diplomacy. The media can’t get enough of his larger-than-life personality. Regular folks can identify with his larger-than-life physique. And all the American people...[more]


Pregnancy Owner's Kit

Pregnancy Owner's Kit

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The Pregnancy Instruction Kit shall contain the following elements: • 1 copy of Pregnancy Instruction Manual • 10 invitation cards and envelopes for the baby shower • 1 poster • 1 pregnancy notebook • 1 magnet that allows to write on it and erase with useful numbers, plus pen


Worst-Case Scenario Ultimate Adventure: Mars

Worst-Case Scenario Ultimate Adventure: Mars

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In this ultimate adventure join the youngest crew of astronauts ever to make the trip to Mars! You’ll be faced with real dangers and decisions, and your choices will determine your fate on the Red Planet. Will you achieve your mission and return home to Earth safely, successfully earning the title...[more]


Gig Posters Volume II

Gig Posters Volume II

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Here are 707 indie rock concert posters from the archives of Gigposters.com -- including 101 full-size posters that are perforated and ready to frame! Since 2001, Gigposters.com has been the Internet\'s premier resource for rock-show poster art; their massive online database showcases more than 100,000...[more]


Cookiepedia

Cookiepedia

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THE COOKIEPEDIA is a trusty, durable, and cozy-cute cookie book reminiscent of the old Betty Crocker volumes and hand-bound church-group cookbooks made by our mothers and grandmothers. Inside, you\'ll find easy illustrated instructions for all the classic homemade cookie recipes: --Chocolaty cookie...[more]


Boetry

Boetry

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Why don\'t more guys read poetry? Because it doesn\'t speak to them. As contemporary poets tackle subjects like incest, menstruation, and pine cones, regular guys are left scratching their heads. Who can speak for Everyman? Who will give voice to his passions, his fears, his dreams? Who can articulate...[more]


Bedbugs

Bedbugs

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Alex and Susan Wendt are the perfect couple in search of the perfect Brooklyn brownstone--and the house at 56 Cranberry Street is too good to pass up. Sure, the landlady seems a little eccentric. And the creepy handyman drops too many strange remarks about the previous tenants. But the sidewalk is lined...[more]


The Worst-Case Scenario Handbook: Paranormal

The Worst-Case Scenario Handbook: Paranormal

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On hit TV shows, in best-selling books, blockbuster films, video games, and comics, pop culture has been overrun by hordes of vampires, zombies, werewolves, ghosts, wizards, and other paranormal creatures. Luckily, the authors of the Worst-Case Scenario Survival Handbook series are back with all-new,...[more]


Horrorstör

Horrorstör

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Something strange is happening at the Orsk furniture superstore in Columbus, Ohio. Every morning, employees arrive to find broken Kjerring wardrobes, shattered Bräcken glassware, and vandalized Liripip sofabeds—clearly, someone or something is up to no good. To unravel the mystery, five young employees...[more]


The Star Trek Book of Opposites

The Star Trek Book of Opposites

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Quirk boldly goes where no OPPOSITES book has gone before with this campy, hilarious, and collectible impulse book. Part real children’s book, part STAR TREK humor book, THE STAR TREK BOOK OF OPPOSITES will feature full-color photographs of classic Star Trek’s most famous characters, villains, and...[more]


Micro Crafts

Micro Crafts

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Open this little book of Micro Crafts for a tiny world of miniature arts and crafts! Full-color photos illustrate 25+ completed projects, each smaller than a spool of thread. Simple step-by-step instructions, detail photos, and process illustrations provide everything you’ll need for crafting scraps,...[more]


Geek Wisdom

Geek Wisdom

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The 21st century is a world where, more than ever, information and ideas are power—which means it's a world where the people with information and ideas are the most desirable people of all. After years of being pantsed after class and mocked for our obsessions with math, sci-fi and computers, finally,...[more]


Little Old Lady Recipes

Little Old Lady Recipes

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Thousands of cookbooks feature fancy gadgets, slick celebrity chefs, and exotic ingredients that are hard to pronounce. But what about the little old lady recipes that are the true stars of the potluck, the church social, and every single holiday party since the dawn of time? Whatever happened to cheesy...[more]


Insults Every Man Should Know

Insults Every Man Should Know

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Jokes Every Man Should Know armed guys with humor to entertain any audience. Dirty Jokes Every Man Should Know gave them the material to take it to the next level. But sometimes, a fellow’s pals just will not cut him a break—and for those occasions, Quirk is proud to presents Insults Every Man Should...[more]


Worst-Case Scenario Ultimate Adventure: Everest

Worst-Case Scenario Ultimate Adventure: Everest

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Have you ever wondered what it would be like to climb THE WORLD’S TALLEST MOUNTAIN? Now’s your chance! In this real adventure, you’ll be part of the youngest team ever to climb Mount Everest. You’ll be faced with real dangers and real decisions, and it’ll be up to you to make all the right...[more]


The Worst-Case Scenario Handbook Junior Edition Weird

The Worst-Case Scenario Handbook Junior Edition Weird

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You never know when you might encounter something magical, mythical, out-of-this-world, or just plain freaky, so make sure you’re prepared. This book is packed with secrets and tips from folklore, history, and science that will help you get through the strangest situations. Inside you’ll find...[more]


The Worst-Case Scenario Handbook Junior Edition Survive-O-Pedia

The Worst-Case Scenario Handbook Junior Edition Survive-O-Pedia

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What’s a Survive-o-pedia? An exciting combination of encyclopedia and survival guide, this awesome book tells you the where, what, why, and how of survival in all kinds of extreme situations! Discover the science behind surviving such challenges as: • getting caught in a mudslide • facing...[more]


Dreadfully Ever After: Pride and Prejudice and Zombies

Dreadfully Ever After: Pride and Prejudice and Zombies

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Pride and Prejudice and Zombies was the surprise publishing phenomenon of 2009; the book spent more than 40 weeks on the New York Times Bestseller list and pioneered a bizarre micro-genre of monster mash-up literature. PPZ’s prequel, Dawn of the Dreadfuls, was also a New York Times Bestseller. Now...[more]


Meowmorphosis

Meowmorphosis

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Quirk leads mashup lit into bold new territory, turning the formula inside out to infuse Franz Kafka’s horrific masterpiece “The Metamorphosis” with the fuzziest, snuggliest, most adorable invaders possible: kittens! Gregor Samsa is a humble young man who supports his unemployed parents and teenage...[more]


Yo Momma is Extraordinary

Yo Momma is Extraordinary

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We’ve all heard Yo Momma jokes before. They’re heartless, hurtful, and cruel. “Yo momma so stupid, she needs two hours to watch 60 Minutes.” “Yo momma so ugly, they filmed Gorillas in the Mist in her shower.” Now, just in time for Mother’s Day, Quirk Books is proud to present Yo Momma So...[more]


Worst-Case Scenario Survival Handbook: Junior Edition: Gross

Worst-Case Scenario Survival Handbook: Junior Edition: Gross

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Boogers. Barf. Bad Breath. Whether it’s the rotting cheese in the back of the fridge or the B.O. from the sweaty armpit right next to you, there’s a whole lot of gross out there. This book has all the tips and tricks you’ll need to deal with all that “yuck” without losing your lunch along...[more]


Stuff Every Husband Should Know

Stuff Every Husband Should Know

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On the heels of the successful Stuff Every Man Should Know and Stuff Every Woman Should Know comes the volume that both genders will treasure: Stuff Every Husband Should Know. Full of the priceless, practical wisdom that all wives hope their husbands possess, from "How to Make Decisions" to "The Ten...[more]


The Pregnancy Test

The Pregnancy Test

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You’ve already heard the results of your first pregnancy test, and now you’re ready for the second! The Pregnancy Test answers all the blush-worthy questions you’d rather not ask your doctor: Why does my pee smell weird?; Can I skydive while pregnant?; If my baby only weighs 1 pound so far, why...[more]


On a Stick!: 80 Quick ‘n’ Tasty Recipes

On a Stick!: 80 Quick ‘n’ Tasty Recipes

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Why is it that delicious snacks often taste even better on a stick? Coconut Shrimp, Caramel Pears, and Haloumi Skewers are scrumptious hors d’oeuvres; Corndogs, Deep-Fried Candy Bars, and Fudge Puppies are junk food perfection. Everyone loves party food, cart food, and fair food on a stick! Just in...[more]


Skywriting Journal

Skywriting Journal

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The Skywriting Journal is a handy 160-page notebook full of fluffy white clouds, desert sunsets, lightening storms, and early morning sunbeams! It turns the sky into a canvas for notes, musings, doodles, and drawings.


The Art of Roughhousing

The Art of Roughhousing

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You see it everywhere: Active, physical, rough-and-tumble play—what some might call “roughhousing”—has become marginalized. Gym classes are being shortened; recess periods are being eliminated. Kids are safety-belted and helmeted to within an inch of their lives. Is it any wonder children retreat...[more]


Witch Craft

Witch Craft

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Open this little book of Witch Craft for a spellbinding collection of dark arts and crafts! Full-color photos of 25+ completed projects are accompanied by simple illustrated instructions for crafting scraps, found objects, and everyday items into wonderfully witchy treats. Each step-by-step project is...[more]


Night of the Living Trekkies

Night of the Living Trekkies

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Night of the Living Trekkies By It’s a zombie apocalypse and only one thing matters: What would Captain Kirk do? Just as Pride and Prejudice and Zombies blended monster mayhem with the world of regency romance, Night of the Living Trekkies mixes a zombie apocalypse with the enduring mythology...[more]


Android Karenina

Android Karenina

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Sense and Sensibility and Sea Mosters co-author Ben H. Winters is back with an all-new collaborator, legendary Russian novelist Leo Tolstoy, and the result is Android Karenina—an enhanced edition of the classic love story set in a dystopian world of robots, cyborgs, and interstellar space travel. As...[more]


Dawn of the Dreadfuls

Dawn of the Dreadfuls

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With more than one million copies in print, Pride and Prejudice and Zombies was the surprise publishing phenomenon of 2009. A best seller on three continents, PPZ has been translated into 21 languages and optioned to become a major motion picture. In this terrifying and hilarious prequel, we witness...[more]


Ms. Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children

Ms. Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children

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A mysterious island shrouded in fog. An abandoned orphanage that’s crawling with spiders and rats. A locked cabinet filled with crumbling 19th century photographs and files. When he seeks escape after a fight with his father, a young boy accidentally stumbles upon an abandoned building, only to discover...[more]


Home Economics

Home Economics

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Home Economics reintroduces readers to thrifty tips, down-home know-how, honest-to-goodness advice, and delicious recipes. Modeled on and compiled from vintage home-ec textbooks, this adorable guide contains everything needed to whip up and keep up a happy and healthy home life. It’s the art—and...[more]


Recipes Every Man Should Know

Recipes Every Man Should Know

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On the heels of the successful Jokes Every Man Should Know, Stuff Every Man Should Know, and Dirty Jokes Every Man Should Know we are proud to present a companion volume, Recipes Every Man Should Know, which shares the same format as Jokes and Stuff and features a wealth of easy-to-make recipes, valuable...[more]


The Encyclopedia of Sandwiches

The Encyclopedia of Sandwiches

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What’s in a Monte Cristo? Who eats Spaghetti Sandwiches? And what makes a sandwich a sandwich? Find out in the entertaining and illuminating Encyclopedia of Sandwiches, a handy pocket reference to the best food since, well, sliced bread. As Alan Davidson notes in the Oxford Companion to Food, “Sandwiches...[more]


Masterpuppet Theatre

Masterpuppet Theatre

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All the world’s a stage when the curtains rise on this theater-in-a-box! Masterpuppet Theatre features 60 paper finger puppets of your favorite Shakespeare characters—from Hamlet and Ophelia to Lady Macbeth, King Lear, Romeo, Juliet, Puck, Falstaff, and more, and a 96-page “folio” of scripts...[more]


The Complete Worst-Case Scenario Survival Handbook: Man Skills

The Complete Worst-Case Scenario Survival Handbook: Man Skills

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Series description: Danger! It lurks at every corner. Volcanoes. Sharks. Quicksand. Terrorists. The pilot of the plane blacks out and it\'s up to you to land the jet. What do you do? The Worst-Case Scenario Survival Handbook is here to help: jam-packed with how-to, hands-on, step-by-step, illustrated...[more]


The Worst Case Scenario: Business Survival Guide

The Worst Case Scenario: Business Survival Guide

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Series description: Danger! It lurks at every corner. Volcanoes. Sharks. Quicksand. Terrorists. The pilot of the plane blacks out and it\'s up to you to land the jet. What do you do? The Worst-Case Scenario Survival Handbook is here to help: jam-packed with how-to, hands-on, step-by-step, illustrated...[more]


The Worst Case Scenario Pocket Guide: San Francisco

The Worst Case Scenario Pocket Guide: San Francisco

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Series description: Danger! It lurks at every corner. Volcanoes. Sharks. Quicksand. Terrorists. The pilot of the plane blacks out and it's up to you to land the jet. What do you do? The Worst-Case Scenario Survival Handbook is here to help: jam-packed with how-to, hands-on, step-by-step, illustrated...[more]


The Worst Case Scenario Pocket Guide: Meetings

The Worst Case Scenario Pocket Guide: Meetings

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Series description: Danger! It lurks at every corner. Volcanoes. Sharks. Quicksand. Terrorists. The pilot of the plane blacks out and it\'s up to you to land the jet. What do you do? The Worst-Case Scenario Survival Handbook is here to help: jam-packed with how-to, hands-on, step-by-step, illustrated...[more]


The Worst Case Scenario Pocket Guide: Cats

The Worst Case Scenario Pocket Guide: Cats

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Series description: Danger! It lurks at every corner. Volcanoes. Sharks. Quicksand. Terrorists. The pilot of the plane blacks out and it\'s up to you to land the jet. What do you do? The Worst-Case Scenario Survival Handbook is here to help: jam-packed with how-to, hands-on, step-by-step, illustrated...[more]


The Worst Case Scenario Pocket Guide: Cars

The Worst Case Scenario Pocket Guide: Cars

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Series description: Danger! It lurks at every corner. Volcanoes. Sharks. Quicksand. Terrorists. The pilot of the plane blacks out and it\'s up to you to land the jet. What do you do? The Worst-Case Scenario Survival Handbook is here to help: jam-packed with how-to, hands-on, step-by-step, illustrated...[more]


Yum-Yum Bento Box

Yum-Yum Bento Box

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Japanese boxed lunches are called bento (or obento). These cute, yummy, healthy lunches are all the rage in Japan, where mothers think of them as an expression of love for their children. Bento boxes can be made from scratch, but they are also a great way to enjoy leftovers. Easy, nutritious, super-cute...[more]


Newly Wed Instructions Manual

Newly Wed Instructions Manual

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Another major life change—marriage—is addressed in the newest installment of our best-selling Owner’s and Instruction Manuals series. The Newlywed’s Instruction Manual is the perfect follow-up to Bride and Groom. The Newlywed’s Instruction Manual will deal with all the issues that arise during...[more]


Hip Snips

Hip Snips

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Following the success of smash hits Penis Pokey and What’s Your Poo Telling You? comes the latest impulse-y, crude, I-can’t-believe-they-are-publishing-this-book book—Hip Snips. Yes, it’s about trendy new hairstyles, but not where you think. The trendy new hairstyles are down there. That’s...[more]


Booze Cakes

Booze Cakes

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Booze Cakes are yummy and a little bit tipsy! This gorgeous full-color cookbook features easy, step-by-step recipes for time-tested Classic Booze Cakes, such as Black Forest Cake, Golden Rum Cake, and English Trifle; individually portioned and party-perfect Cocktail Cakes, such as Piña Colada Cake,...[more]


Old Men Drinks

Old Men Drinks

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Dozens of books exist about “sexy” drinks: the Cosmo, Sex on the Beach, Buttery Nipple. But what about the old man drink? The Old Fashioned. The Sidecar. The Gibson. What about them? It’s time to pay tribute to those timeless go-to drinks that the old man at the bar always orders. They’re back...[more]


The Smart Family’s Passport

The Smart Family’s Passport

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Family travel is the biggest segment of the travel market—more families travel than businessmen, couples, and any other demographic! The Smart Family’s Passport is a collection of valuable, useful, and money-saving tips for any family who loves to travel. All the tips come from real families—moms,...[more]


Secret Lives of Great Filmmakers

Secret Lives of Great Filmmakers

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On the heels of Secret Lives of Great Authors, Great Artists, and Great Composers comes Secret Lives of Great Filmmakers—a look at screen legends ranging from D.W. Griffith and Charlie Chaplin to Martin Scorcese and the Coen Brothers. Learn behind-the-scenes bios and true tawdry tales of your favorite...[more]


Stuff Every Woman Should Know

Stuff Every Woman Should Know

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On the heels of the successful Jokes Every Man Should Know and Stuff Every Man Should Know comes the companion for the fairer sex—Stuff Every Woman Should Know. Full of valuable information that can apply to women of all ages, from How to Throw a Party at a Moment’s Notice to How to Flirt...[more]


Soil Mates

Soil Mates

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Just like people, plants are searching for the perfect companion. That’s right, they’re looking for their soil mates, and it’s our job as gardeners to help these lovelorn veggies find each other. In Soil Mates, a sweet little guide to companion planting, you’ll learn why Broccoli loves Rosemary...[more]


Sense and Sensibility and Sea Monsters

Sense and Sensibility and Sea Monsters

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Pride and Prejudice and Zombies was our surprise hit of 2009, with more than 500,000 copies in print and tons of buzz from the New York Times, National Public Radio, the BBC, Slate, the Los Angeles Times, the Boston Globe, Entertainment Weekly, Time magazine, USA Today, the Washington Post, and many...[more]


Sherlock Holmes Handbook

Sherlock Holmes Handbook

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The first Sherlock Holmes adventure appeared in 1888, but today the detective is more popular than ever—witness the upcoming release of Sherlock Holmes, starring Robert Downey Jr. as the legendary Victorian sleuth and Jude Law as his faithful chronicler, Dr. John H. Watson. For readers who dream of...[more]


The Quotable Douchebag

The Quotable Douchebag

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At long last, here is the definitive collection of the douchiest remarks of all time. The Quotable Douchebag is the first quote book of its kind. With more than 1,000 amazingly douchey remarks, readers will finally be able to find the worst quotation for any occasion. Chock-full of dimwitted wisdom from...[more]


Dirty Jokes Every Man Should Know

Dirty Jokes Every Man Should Know

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Hot on the heels of Quirk’s surprise spring 2008 best seller, Dirty Jokes Every Man Should Know packages more than 100 of the raunchiest jokes you’ve ever heard, all packaged in a sophisticated little black book. Including: four jokes about lonely lumberjacks, six about popes, three about sheep,...[more]


Big Fat Lies!

Big Fat Lies!

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The brilliant minds at mental_floss have entertained millions of trivia buffs with their unique magazine and publishing program. Now they\'ve produced their first trivia card game. Each card contains two statements. One is true, the other is not. Can you spot the Big Fat Lie? Here\'s one from the...[more]


The Worst-Case Scenario™ Survival Handbook:Junior Edition Middle School

The Worst-Case Scenario™ Survival Handbook:Junior Edition Middle School

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Even for the nerves-of-steel creators of the Worst-Case Scenario Handbooks, there is a place so dangerous, frightening, and fraught with pitfalls that few ever want to return there. What is this awful place? Middle School! But it doesn’t have to be that way. Inside are practical instructions to help...[more]


Field Guide to Candy

Field Guide to Candy

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What’s the secret to making luscious lollipops and lemon drops? How do you make the perfect raspberry chocolate truffle? And what puts the crunch in buttercrunch toffee? Find out in Field Guide to Candy, a handy pocket reference to more than 100 candy recipes, complete with the fascinating historical...[more]


Jokes Every Man Should Know

Jokes Every Man Should Know

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Stuff Every Man Should Know

Stuff Every Man Should Know

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What should a man know? A little bit of everything! Impress the ladies, the children, and make other men jealous. Here’s a collection of facts, tips and how-to’s on everything from wine and beer, philosophy, sports, love and sex, fashion and etiquette, and more. This pint-sized reference for bar...[more]


Little Guide to Vintage Shopping

Little Guide to Vintage Shopping

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Vintage clothing never goes out of style, offering couture quality at a fraction of the price. In The Little Guide to Vintage Shopping, vintage dealer Melody Fortier demystifies the buying process, telling you just what to look for, what to avoid, and what to expect to pay. And so that you can put your...[more]


Secret Lives of Great Composers

Secret Lives of Great Composers

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In the fine tradition of Secret Lives of Great Authors and Secret Lives of Great Artists comes the latest entry in Quirk’s successful series: Secret Lives of Great Composers. You’ve heard their scores in countless movies, from Fantasia to Apocalypse Now--now get the skinny on their tumultuous lives,...[more]


The Grandparents’ Handbook

The Grandparents’ Handbook

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Author Elizabeth Laban writes, “Even though my mother was able to soothe my agitated infant immediately, there was a lot she didn’t remember – things like how to bathe and swaddle a baby, and what to avoid feeding a child younger than one year old. Some of these things may even have changed since...[more]


Teen Owner’s Manual

Teen Owner’s Manual

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From Pregnancy to Baby to Toddler, Quirk’s Owner’s and Instruction Manuals have taught parents everywhere (by the hundreds of thousands) all about the wonders, mysteries, and realities of impending and actual parenting. Now comes the final frontier: the moment when your pre-teen turns into a full-fledged...[more]


Penis Pokey Sketchbook

Penis Pokey Sketchbook

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By Christopher Behrens Following the huge success of Penis Pokey, here comes another hilarious, slightly inappropriate title: The Penis Pokey Sketchbook. Featuring a few new Pokey “situations,” activities, and you-complete-the-picture illustrations, this sketchbook will have you laughing your...[more]


Worst-Case Scenario Survival Handbook: Extreme Junior Edition

Worst-Case Scenario Survival Handbook: Extreme Junior Edition

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The Worst-Case Scenario Survival Handbook: Extreme Junior Edition -- The best-selling Worst-Case Scenario series returns with this \"extreme\" follow-up to the Junior Edition. Packed with funny, kid friendly instructions for the most extreme situations such as how to handle an encounter with a tarantula,...[more]


Gig Posters Volume 1

Gig Posters Volume 1

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With Gig Posters Volume I, here are 500-750 rock concert posters from the biggest artists in the business—including 100 perforated, full-size posters that you can tear out and hang anywhere. On the reverse of each poster is a short bio of the artist, plus images of his other notable posters. Where...[more]


Worst-Case Scenario Pocket Guide: New York City

Worst-Case Scenario Pocket Guide: New York City

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What New York City natives and tourists need to know, from getting a cab to chasing away cockroaches, stopping a runaway hot dog cart, and escaping a swarm of pigeons. From the Worst-Case Scenario folks, here is more invaluable advice for surviving life’s most dangerous and uncomfortable situations....[more]


Worst-Case Scenario Pocket Guide: Dogs

Worst-Case Scenario Pocket Guide: Dogs

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Dogs might be man’s best friend, but that doesn’t mean they don’t poop on the rug. The perfect book for dog owners and would-be dog owners. Points out the problems and solutions—puppy-proofing your home, removing skunk odors from your dog, how to teach an old dog new tricks, how to give your...[more]


Worst-Case Scenario Pocket Guide: Breakups

Worst-Case Scenario Pocket Guide: Breakups

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What could be more worst-case than breaking up with your lover? Includes what to do if you’re left at the altar; tell-tale signs your relationship is over; how to show up at a party alone; treating red, puffy eyes; and how to make your bed feel fuller. From the Worst-Case Scenario folks, here is...[more]


Worst-Case Scenario Pocket Guide: Retirement

Worst-Case Scenario Pocket Guide: Retirement

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Whether you retire young with your venture capital fortune or later with Social Security, retirement can be filled with great experiences—or perilous adventure in need of Worst-Case attention. This indispensable guide includes how to drive a golf cart in bad weather, how to deal with sea sickness on...[more]


Worst-Case Scenario Handbook: Extreme

Worst-Case Scenario Handbook: Extreme

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The Worst-Case Scenario Survival Handbook: Extreme Edition -- How could it get any worse? For the latest book in the phenomenally successful Worst-Case Scenario Survival Handbook series, the authors have pulled out all the stops, harkening back to the core appeal that made the first book a runaway...[more]


Worst-Case Scenario Almanac: Politics

Worst-Case Scenario Almanac: Politics

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The Worst-Case Scenario Almanac: Politics -- Leave it to the experts of the best-selling Worst-Case Scenario series to ferret out the most scandalous, dangerous, incompetent, and downright awful people to ever seek power. The most lavish palaces, the bloodiest coups, the stupidest declarations. . . ....[more]


Worst-Case Scenario Handbook: Complete

Worst-Case Scenario Handbook: Complete

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The Complete Worst-Case Scenario Survival Handbook -- The worst of the worst, all in one place! This deluxe desk reference includes a hardbound volume of the most popular scenarios from all 11 Worst-Case Scenario handbooks, plus the entire contents of all the books on a fully searchable CD. Avoid the...[more]


How to Live With a Huge Penis

How to Live With a Huge Penis

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For generations, conventional wisdom stated you could never sell a book with “penis” in the title—until Quirk’s Penis Pokey shattered all of the rules, racking up 100,000 in net sales in just 18 months. In this same tradition comes How to Live with a Huge Penis – a gift every man will cherish,...[more]


MBA Degree in a Box

MBA Degree in a Box

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With Law School and Med School in a Box, Quirk brought affordable graduate education to the masses. (Both boxes have netted 17,000 since publication in May 2007.) Quirk continues this tradition of quality education with MBA Degree in a Box, a crash course in business and finance. Contents include: Your...[more]


Sex Instruction Manual

Sex Instruction Manual

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The Sex Instruction Manual is a humorous but informative guide to the mechanics of sex. Using the characteristic techy tone of Quirk’s instruction manual series, The Sex Instruction Manual will teach readers the basic and advanced techniques of lovemaking, from aphrodisiacs to foreplay to various positions...[more]


Walls Notebook

Walls Notebook

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Haven’t you ever wanted to write on walls, legally? Well, here’s your chance! This fun journal presents real, unique walls for you to decorate with notes, scribbles, and drawings.


Wine Secrets

Wine Secrets

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Beginners and connoisseurs alike will appreciate the insights of the world’s top wine professionals in Wine Secrets, a collection of wisdom from more than 40 leading sommeliers, winemakers, chefs, wine writers, and critics. Author Marnie Old, herself a respected sommelier and wine educator, shares...[more]


Kitchen Garden Kit

Kitchen Garden Kit

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The Kitchen Garden Kit contains everything gardeners need to collect, store, and replant seeds for their favorite tried-and-true vegetables, from squash and cucumbers to peppers, peas, and heirloom tomatoes. Gardening expert and NPR personality Mike McGrath provides simple step-by-step instructions,...[more]


DadLabs Guide to Fatherhood

DadLabs Guide to Fatherhood

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So, Dad, the kid\'s butt is redder that a baboon\'s, and he\'s screaming like a crazed hockey fan. Powder or butt paste? Where can a new or expecting father go to get a bit of paternal wisdom and friendly advice on pregnancy and the first year with a new baby? How about to those experienced, approachable...[more]


Friend of Faux

Friend of Faux

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Men let you down. Therapy is expensive. When you need someone to talk you through a crisis or celebrate one of life’s minor victories, you need to know who will pick up the phone and who will let it go straight to voicemail. The former is a friend. The latter is…where it gets interesting. Friend...[more]


The Golf Guru

The Golf Guru

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Since 2002, readers of the world’s #1 golf magazine – Golf Digest – have submitted their most baffling and perplexing golf questions to John Barton, a.k.a. The Golf Guru: Is it ever okay for a man to use a colored golf ball? Am I entitled to a free drop if dog poop interferes with my lie or stance?...[more]


Worst-Case Scenario Survival Handbook, The: Life

Worst-Case Scenario Survival Handbook, The: Life

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An omnibus of fast-access survival advice on the full range of everyday life emergencies, The Worst-Case Scenario Survival Handbook: LIFE packs hundreds of instant, real solutions to daily crises—because getting through the day is survival enough. Diverging from the multi-step scenarios of the previous...[more]


Christopher Walken: A to Z

Christopher Walken: A to Z

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Over a career spanning 30+ years, Christopher Walken has generated an enormous cult following.(If you need proof, just search for “cowbell” on YouTube.) ChristopherWalken A to Z offers the first biography of this quirky show-business legend, with entries on everything from Actor’s Studio (the legendary...[more]


Pride and Prejudice and Zombies

Pride and Prejudice and Zombies

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It is a truth universally acknowledged that a zombie in possession of brains must be in want of more brains. So begins Pride and Prejudice and Zombies, an expanded edition of the beloved Jane Austen novel, featuring an all-new zombie subplot. As our story opens, a strange and mysterious plague has fallen...[more]


Rock Bible (The)

Rock Bible (The)

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The Rock Bible is a collection of rock rules and witty observations collected from the folks who know rock best—musicians, tour managers, tour promoters, the fans of Chunklet Magazine, and the magazine’s editor himself, Henry Owings. Featuring chapters on: A Book of Revelations, The Gospel According...[more]


Dracula's Heir

Dracula's Heir

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Dracula’s Guest: An Interactive Vampire Mystery By Sam Stall In 1897, Archibald Constable & Company published Bram Stoker’s Dracula, the most famous horror novel of all time. For reasons still debated by critics, the first chapter of Dracula was cut from the book just weeks before publication....[more]


Pardon my President

Pardon my President

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Pardon My President features more than 75 opportunities to say “I’m sorry” for President Bush—just sign your name, fold along the score lines, and add a stamp. Here are hilarious and heartbreaking apologies to the Dixie Chicks, Dan Rather, the nation of Iraq, gays and lesbians, the city of New...[more]


Field Guide to Cookies (The)

Field Guide to Cookies (The)

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What’s the secret to making foolproof friands? And what puts the snap in the very best ginger snaps? Find out in Field Guide to Cookies, a handy pocket reference to more than 100 cookie recipes, complete with the fascinating historical background, season, and helpful baking notes for each delicious...[more]


Your Big Fat Boyfriend

Your Big Fat Boyfriend

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Gaining weight is every woman’s worst nightmare, and according to Jenna Bergen, your big fat boyfriend may be the one to blame! Studies have shown that when a woman is in a relationship, she almost always gains weight. Your Big Fat Boyfriend explores why this phenomenon happens and what a woman can...[more]


Posters for the People

Posters for the People

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This lavish coffee-table book highlights 500 of the best posters produced by the Works Progress Administration (WPA) during the 1930s and 1940s. The WPA employed hundreds of out-of-work artists to raise awareness about public issues and civic life. These posters provide a snapshot of life (and graphic...[more]


Posters for the People: Postcards

Posters for the People: Postcards

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Here are 100 full-color postcards from Posters for the People: The Art of the WPA, an art book that will be published by Quirk in the same season. These posters have been celebrated for their inspiring messages about safety, good parenting, and strong personal hygiene. And while some of the messages...[more]


Mysterio’s Encyclopedia of Magic and Conjuring

Mysterio’s Encyclopedia of Magic and Conjuring

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Using the same “golden age of magic” aesthetic that made our Amazing Magical Wonder Deck so popular, Mysterio’s Encyclopedia of Magic and Conjuring is the how-to guide that Houdini never left behind. It features hundreds of tricks divided into various categories for ease of use: card magic, money...[more]


Color me Fierce!

Color me Fierce!

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Scribbling has never been so fashionable! Crayon Couture is an activity book for those who love the fashionable life . . . and for those who love to hate it. Games include color by number, connect the dots, and complete the drawing—it’s the perfect combo of retro coloring books and immature couture....[more]


First Timer’s Kit:

First Timer’s Kit:

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This handsome metal tin features a comprehensive sexual education, courtesy of the bizarre (and completely fictitious) medical expert Dr. Eric Ryland Horner. Contents include: Dr. Horner\'s textbook, How to Lose Your Virginity in 96 Pages (This book features a wealth of advice from a retired male doctor...[more]


The Art of the Video Game

The Art of the Video Game

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The Art of the Video Game is the first book to celebrate the artistry of video games, which are poised to define 21st-century entertainment. LA Times video games reporter Josh Jenisch celebrates the artistry of video games through a comprehensive survey of stunning examples from the biggest studios in...[more]


The Bride Instruction Manual

The Bride Instruction Manual

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The Bride’s Instruction Manual trims away all the unnecessary frills and gets right down to business, offering the bride-to-be all the essential information she needs to know as she prepares for the Big Day. Author Carrie Denny, editor of Philadelphia’s Elegant Weddings magazine, offers brides a...[more]


The Secret Lives of Great Artists

The Secret Lives of Great Artists

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Learn about the artists behind all your favorite works—and the works they’ve inspired: Michelangelo had such repellant body odor that his assistants couldn’t stand working for him; Gustav Klimt allegedly fathered at least 40 illegitimate children; Pablo Picasso did jail time for ripping off several...[more]


Creepy Cute Crochet

Creepy Cute Crochet

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One of today’s hippest craft trends is amigurumi, Japanese-inspired crochet and knit stuffed dolls that have inspired crafters everywhere to create gaggles of adorable creatures. Most patterns are for little kitties, bears, bunnies, and the like, but here’s an offering for those who prefer their...[more]


Pops!

Pops!

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A cultural trend has led to a proliferation of “kidults” who hang out at cupcake bakeries, shop for collectible toys, play in the kitchen, and never grow up. Pops! introduces these adults to a whole new frozen treat—one that is a fun, fashionable food. This original compendium includes more than...[more]


The Pregnancy Instruction Manual

The Pregnancy Instruction Manual

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The prequel to the book that started it all, The Pregnancy Instruction Manual is a fun, informative, accessible antidote to all those scary pregnancy books out there. Expectant moms (and dads) will find plenty to laugh—and learn—about as they chart the course of their new adventure. Each chapter...[more]


Baby Notecards—Baby Owner’s Manual

Baby Notecards—Baby Owner’s Manual

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Quirk extends its reach in the gift market to include a new line of notecards. Combining Quirk’s slightly twisted content and a package with total object appeal, this fresh, humorous line of stationery will appeal to our core market of young, urban consumers. Cards are large enough to hold a 4 x 6...[more]


Kitschy Stitches Notecards

Kitschy Stitches Notecards

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Quirk extends its reach in the gift market to include a new line of notecards. Combining Quirk’s slightly twisted content and a package with total object appeal, this fresh, humorous line of stationery will appeal to our core market of young, urban consumers. Cards are large enough to hold a 4 x 6...[more]


Gestures

Gestures

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Quirk extends its reach in the gift market to include a new line of notecards. Combining Quirk’s slightly twisted content and a package with total object appeal, this fresh, humorous line of stationery will appeal to our core market of young, urban consumers. Cards are large enough to hold a 4 x 6...[more]


To Quote a Queer

To Quote a Queer

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We’re here. We’re queer. And we’re hilarious—not to mention eloquent, bitchy, poetic, incisive, shrill, luminous, and dead-on brilliant. To Quote a Queer gathers together more than 3,000 of the most pert, sinister, and illuminating pearls of wisdom ever uttered . . . with a lisp. To Quote a Queer...[more]


The Anti-War Quote Book

The Anti-War Quote Book

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Public support of the Iraq War has reached an all-time low. According to a CBS News/NYT poll of 3/18/07: 72% of Americans disapprove of George W. Bush’s handling of the war, 61% of Americans think the U.S. should have stayed out of Iraq; and 63% of Americans would like to see a timetable for withdrawal...[more]


The Encyclopedia Shatnerica

The Encyclopedia Shatnerica

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A completely revised and updated edition of the 1998 book, The Encyclopedia Shatnerica, an irreverent A-to-Z encyclopedia covering all aspects of the life and career of actor William Shatner.


Secret Lives of Great Authors

Secret Lives of Great Authors

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You laughed at Secret Lives of the Presidents (80,000 net). You cried at Secret Lives of the First Ladies (25,000 net). Now it’s time to leave the history classroom and go down the hall to English 101. Here are irreverent and fun-filled bios of all the writers you were forced to read in high school...[more]


Margarita Mama

Margarita Mama

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Tired of skipping cocktails with the girls just because you’re pregnant? Feel more like your old self again with a batch of Alyssa Gusenoff’s pregnancy-appropriate, alcohol-free cocktails—you’ll be knocking ‘em back with the best of them. Margarita Mama offers 60+ delicious mocktails specifically...[more]


Field Guide to Luck

Field Guide to Luck

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The next time someone at a bar asks you for your star sign, go ahead and reveal it—along with your destiny number, birth number, and Chinese astrological sign. From the good luck of shamrocks, rabbits’ feet, and horseshoes to the bad luck of broken mirrors, black cats, and umbrellas opened indoors,...[more]


The Rookie Mom’s Handbook

The Rookie Mom’s Handbook

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There are plenty of activity books for babies and toddlers. But Rookie Moms is the first book of activities designed exclusively for new moms. Here are 250 enjoyable activities to help rookie moms maintain a sense of individuality and boost their confidence in their ability to leave the house, socialize,...[more]


Worst-Case Scenario Handbook, The: Great Outdoors

Worst-Case Scenario Handbook, The: Great Outdoors

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A complete survival guide for all outdoor mishaps, from what to do in a bear attack or an avalanche to the best way to extinguish a raging barbeque fire or pitch a tent in the rain. The book will cover anything and everything that has—or could—happen out there in the wild. With Worst Outdoor moments...[more]


Worst-Case Scenario Handbook: History

Worst-Case Scenario Handbook: History

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Best-seller history repeats itself with this dynamic new "almanac" format that broadens the scope and content of the Worst-Case Scenario handbooks. The Worst-Case Scenario Almanac: History offers step-by-step illustrated scenarios on how to win a joust, survive in a dungeon, and overcome other plights...[more]


The Groom Instructions Manual

The Groom Instructions Manual

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The women-centric world of wedding books is about to meet its male counterpart: The Groom’s Instruction Manual. Here’s everything a groom needs to know for his big day – presented with clear instructions and With a visual language that guys can understand. Here are tips on: Getting Engaged (Popping...[more]


Sci-Fi Baby Names

Sci-Fi Baby Names

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Here’s an irreverent twist on a perennial gift book genre: the baby name book meets the weird, unusual, otherworldly realm of science-fiction. Sci-Fi Baby Names compiles 500 distinctive surnames from sci-fi books, movies, and TV shows into a handy reference with a crazy, retro, sci-fi design. Think...[more]


100 Dogs Who Changed Civilization

100 Dogs Who Changed Civilization

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If you don’t believe that one dog has the power to alter civilization, then you’ve obviously never heard of Biche, Frederick the Great’s Italian Greyhound, who sparked a war between France and Prussia. Or Robot, the dog who discovered the prehistoric cave paintings in Lascaux, France. Or Laika,...[more]


Field Guide to Knitting

Field Guide to Knitting

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It’s been called “the new yoga.” Julia Roberts does it. Madonna, Sarah Jessica Parker, and Hilary Swank all do it. It’s knitting, a fiber art as old as time, and it’s sweeping the nation. But how can you know your knits from your purls? How can you put these simple methods together to create...[more]


This Saint Will Change Your Life

This Saint Will Change Your Life

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Calling all grave-diggers, astronauts, coin collectors, poets, and vegetarians! And if you’re a salesperson—or a publishing professional—you’ll want to read this, too! We have identified hundreds of men, women, and children who are eager to help you—specifically you—with your problems. We’re...[more]


The Crimes of Dr Watson

The Crimes of Dr Watson

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Every year brings dozens of new books about legendary detective Sherlock Holmes. Now Quirk is unveiling The Crimes of Dr. Watson, the first completely interactive Sherlock Holmes mystery. This book, complete with Victorian-era illustrations, contains an original novella in the form of a letter from Dr....[more]


Cinescopes

Cinescopes

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All those hours you’ve spent passively watching movies may offer the key to understanding the inner workings of your self. Analyze what your taste in movies reveals about your personality with Cinescopes, which combines the appeal of movie culture, pop psychology, and astrology. By applying a list...[more]


Casino Confidential

Casino Confidential

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The one sure bet when it comes to gambling is this: The house always wins. Sure, every year a small percentage of people comes out ahead. But in gambling, the big winners are always the casinos themselves. Unlike every other gambling book on the market, Casino Confidential is written from a pit boss’s...[more]


Anything for a Vote

Anything for a Vote

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These days, pundits throw up their hands in horror when Presidential candidates resort to negative campaigning. But the only surprise is why these guys are so shocked. Anything for a Vote is a whimsical look at 200+ years of bad behavior in presidential elections, from 1796 to the present day. It covers...[more]


Worst-Case Scenario Survival Handbook: Junior Edition, The

Worst-Case Scenario Survival Handbook: Junior Edition, The

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What could be more full of unforeseen pitfalls than the life of a kid? School, social life, family – in every sphere of life there are potentially disastrous situations. From cafeteria food to zits, from embarrassing siblings to over-enthusiastic teachers, from a back-breaking backpack to a runaway...[more]


How to Behave: Dating and Sex

How to Behave: Dating and Sex

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Is it ever okay to “embellish” your dating profile? What’s the best way to deal with close-talkers? How can you handle a date who shows too much PDA? Discover the answers to these and other burning questions in Caroline Tiger’s guide to modern love, How to Behave: Dating and Sex. You’ll learn...[more]


Baby Owner’s Starter’s Kit, The

Baby Owner’s Starter’s Kit, The

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Taking advantage of the fabulous success of The Baby Owner's Manual, The Baby Owner's Starter Kits is the perfect all-in-one gift for any hip parent-to-be. Includes The Baby Owner's Manual, Growth Chart, Diaper Changing and Swaddling Instructional Poster, Babysitter's Memo Pad, and decorative stickers...[more]


So Cute You Could Die!

So Cute You Could Die!

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What’s more cute than a kitten splayed out on her back? A dog viewed through a fisheye lens! A teensy tiny frog! Two seals kissing! A hippo snuggling with a tortoise! Guaranteed to produce more “awwws” than any book out there, So Cute You Could Die! is a small, chunky full-color celebration of...[more]


Evil Empire

Evil Empire

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The supposedly glorious history of British civilization is a lie, a long and bloody lie. Steve Grasse has discovered how the British Empire has had a hand in every major war of the millennium and every calamity facing us in the 21st century—starvation, poverty, Communists, terrorists, you name it—if...[more]


Smart Traveler’s Passport, The

Smart Traveler’s Passport, The

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Budget Travel isn’t just about the best travel experience at the lowest price—it’s also about traveling “the right way.” Their philosophy, “Vacations for real people,” has led them to their readership for guidance, and this collection of their readers’ best 393 travel tips is a great...[more]


Jane Austen Handbook, The

Jane Austen Handbook, The

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For many a modern girl, there is no better escape from the stress of everyday life than a day spent watching the 6-hour BBC production of Pride and Prejudice, fantasizing over landing her own Mr. Darcy. Based in the world of Jane Austen’s novels, but filled with contemporary insights, The Jane Austen...[more]


Med School in a Box

Med School in a Box

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Going to med school takes forever! Three years of classes, one year of internships, two years of residency – when will it end? It doesn’t have to be so difficult. Med School in a Box offers a complete medical education in a tiny metal box—all for a very affordable tuition of $14.95. It features:...[more]


Women Know Everything!

Women Know Everything!

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Here are 3000 quotes by women on virtually every subject imaginable: art, business, children, dating, elections, family, gardens, hairstyles, and more. You’ll find quotes from all the usual suspects – Eleanor Roosevelt, Abigail Adams, Florence Nightingale – but also plenty of quotes from newer,...[more]


Stacked Decks

Stacked Decks

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Mark Rotenberg has the world’s largest private collection of vintage erotica, and he’s already published two wildly popular books with Taschen, Forbidden Erotica (one of Taschen’s Top 25 Best-selling Titles of All Time) and Cheesecake! (republished as 1000 Forbidden Pictures). Stacked Decks showcases...[more]


100 Cats Who Changed Civilization

100 Cats Who Changed Civilization

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Cats are many things: fuzzy, cute, lazy, silly. But are they influential? Are they socially significant? Have some cats really altered the course of human civilization? The answer is yes! 100 Cats Who Changed Civilization offers factual accounts of cats who played myriad roles in human history, either...[more]


How to Survive a Horror Movie

How to Survive a Horror Movie

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Every month a new horror movie hits #1 at the box office. But nothing ever changes—and horror movie characters keep making the same stupid mistakes. Enter How to Survive a Horror Movie. It’s an illustrated guide to surviving every kind of horror movie obstacle, from axe-wielding psychopaths to haunted...[more]


Secret Lives of the Civil War

Secret Lives of the Civil War

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The author of Secret Lives of the U.S. Presidents and Secret Lives of the First Ladies returns with another bizarre look at history’s most celebrated personalities. With Secret Lives of the Civil War, Cormac O’Brien unearths a host of strange little-known facts about Abraham Lincoln, Jefferson Davis,...[more]


How to Tell if Your Boyfriend Is the Antichrist

How to Tell if Your Boyfriend Is the Antichrist

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Let’s face it—lust can seriously impair your judgment. It’s hard enough for most women to meet a sane, single, straight specimen—so who has time for a psychoanalytic debriefing with a hot new guy on the horizon? Enter Patricia Carlin’s hilarious and handy guide, How to Tell If Your Boyfriend...[more]


Law School in a Box

Law School in a Box

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Going to med school takes forever! 3 years of classes, 1 year of internships, 2 years of residency, and so on and so on and so on. It doesn’t have to be this difficult. Med School in a Box offers a complete medical education in a tiny metal box—all for a very affordable tuition of $14.95. Assembled...[more]


Field Guide to Seafood

Field Guide to Seafood

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Doctors now recommend eating fish or shellfish two to three days a week, to reap the plentiful health benefits. For many, however, this is a daunting suggestion—the variety and number of different kinds of fish and shellfish is overwhelming. Field Guide to Seafood has come to the rescue. Continuing...[more]


Television Without Pity

Television Without Pity

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The creators of Televisionwithoutpity.com know a thing or two about the guilty pleasures television has to offer; in fact, their website’s entire purpose is to give people a place to revel in their guilty televisual pleasures. Television Without Pity features 752 of their irreverent but spot-on observations...[more]


Museum of Kitschy Stitches, The

Museum of Kitschy Stitches, The

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The Museum of Kitschy Stitches is a full-color showcase of the hideous and shocking (and all-too real!) knitting and crocheting horrors from eras gone by. Museum “curator” Stitchy McYarnpants (aka Debbie Brisson) has trolled knitting patterns, advertisements, and catalogs for the most groan-inspiring...[more]


Let’s Paint the ‘90s!

Let’s Paint the ‘90s!

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Hey kids! Are you and your roommates stuck in the dorm with a pint of Jack Daniel’s and nothing to do? Then Let’s Paint the ‘90s! The Glory of Grunge! The Beauty of Baywatch! The Awesomeness of Arsenio! It’s all here, in 45 crudely-depicted scenes for you to color. We’ll even provide a paint...[more]



Baby Owner’s Games and Activities Book, The

Baby Owner’s Games and Activities Book, The

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You learned the basics of infant technology with The Baby Owner’s Manual. You tracked your baby’s development with The Baby Owner’s Maintenance Log. Now it’s time to enhance your baby’s performance with The Baby Owner’s Games and Activities Book. This illustrated guide (for units aged 0-36...[more]


Suburban Legends

Suburban Legends

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Ah, Suburbia! Land of carpools and cul-de-sacs! Home to good schools and green lawns! An idyllic place where nothing bad ever happens—right? Wrong. Life in the ‘burbs has a dark side—and Suburban Legends shows the worst of it. Here are 75 spooky tales of haunted housing developments, corpses buried...[more]


Field Guide to Dreams

Field Guide to Dreams

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You woke up in a sweat, or crying, or with a heartbeat so quick you feel like you just ran a mile. Who was the faceless man chasing you over the rainbow? What did it mean when you turned around and kissed him? Why were you naked!? Whether you want to find out what a dream symbol or person means or to...[more]


Fine Waters

Fine Waters

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Water is indeed everywhere—especially bottled water. High end restaurants now have “water lists” in addition to wine lists, water bars are opening up around the globe, and gourmet markets are selling dozens of different varieties of bottled waters. Consumers are beginning to recognize that bottled...[more]



Worst-Case Scenario, The: Daily Survival Calendar

Worst-Case Scenario, The: Daily Survival Calendar

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Discover on a daily basis the tricks and tips that may well save your life one day! A daily calendar adapted from the very successful Worst-Case Scenario Handbook series.


Home Owner's Manual, The

Home Owner's Manual, The

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At last! A Beginner's Guide to Home Technology. Your home: It's probably your biggest investment-but it doesn't come with an owner's manual! Through step-by-step instructions and helpful schematic diagrams, The Home Owner's Manual explores hundreds of frequently asked questions: How can I drain the sludge...[more]


Campfire Cuisine

Campfire Cuisine

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Campers wax rhapsodic about the pleasures of sleeping outdoors, breathing clean air, and communing with nature, all the while resigning themselves to eating unhealthy, unsatisfying foods around the campfire. Campfire Cuisine is here to change all that. Campfire Cuisine is a guide for lovers of both good...[more]


Haiku Mama

Haiku Mama

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This collection of irreverent haikus reflects on the reality of motherhood, from the television's role as babysitter to cleaning up a spilled plate of SpaghettiOs, from the smell of a dirty diaper to never having a private moment. It's the perfect gift for hip moms with young ones at home-it can be picked...[more]


How to Say 'Fabulous!' in 8 Different Languages

How to Say 'Fabulous!' in 8 Different Languages

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Gay tourism is booming! Recent articles in USA Today, Forbes, and the Wall Street Journal have described how cities around the world are spending millions to attract gay travelers. And with How to Say "Fabulous!" in 8 Different Languages, these men will know how to speak the language, regardless of...[more]


Pocket Dad

Pocket Dad

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When it comes to buying a car, fixing a clogged drain, barbecuing the juiciest steak, and polishing up your magic tricks, who are you going to turn to for all the practical advice you need to know? Dad, of course, has all the answers, but when Dad lives in another city and you're really on your own,...[more]


Marilyn Merlot and the Naked Grape

Marilyn Merlot and the Naked Grape

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Here's a dirty secret that everyone in the wine industry knows (but no one will ever admit): Most people can't distinguish a "bold, luscious Shiraz" from a "refreshing, virginal ruby Cabernet." Instead, most people buy a bottle of wine because it has an eye-catching label. Marilyn Merlot and the Naked...[more]


Executive's Almanac, The

Executive's Almanac, The

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Business doesn't have to be boring. Milton Moskowitz, international business journalist, has spent 50 years compiling his knowledge of the facts and quirks of the global business machine. The Executive's Almanac features some 200+ short, blurby factoids through lists, anecdotes, histories, diagrams,...[more]


Pregnancy Countdown Book, The

Pregnancy Countdown Book, The

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The average pregnancy lasts 280 days-and the suspense can often be excruciating! For those women looking for straight info or helpful advice, most books on the market will suffice. But until now, there's never been a book on the market that works as both a gift book AND a book of practical info. The...[more]


Peanut Butter & Co. Cookbook Recipes from the World’s Nuttiest Sandwich Shop, The

Peanut Butter & Co. Cookbook Recipes from the World’s Nuttiest Sandwich Shop, The

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In 1998, a cozy Greenwich Village café named Peanut Butter & Co. was born—with a menu consisting entirely of peanut butter creations. The restaurant was an instant hit, with features on Good Morning Americaand Nightline, and profiles in Time, Newsweek, and the New York Times. People liked their peanut...[more]


Kiss and Tell

Kiss and Tell

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What makes French kissing “French”? Who played the first game of Spin the Bottle? What compels millions of tourists to kiss the Blarney Stone? And—most importantly—what does Julia Roberts look for in a good kisser? The answers to these questions can be found in Kiss and Tell—an irreverent miscellany...[more]


Big Book of Porn, The

Big Book of Porn, The

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Porn is more mainstream than ever—witness recent bestsellers by Jenna Jameson, Traci Lords, The Vivid Girls, and Pamela Anderson. Continuing this fine tradition is The Big Book of Porn—a friendly, funny celebration of adult movies. Chapters include: •Know Your Classics: The 25 most important adult...[more]


How to Con Your Kid

How to Con Your Kid

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Children bring boundless joy into your life. They also bring temper tantrums, stubborn moods, and 90-decibel fits of hysterical screaming. Think we’re exaggerating? Just try getting one to finish his dinner. It’s time to spare the aggravation and take some action. How to Con Your Kidshows how parents...[more]


Field Guide to Herbs and Spices

Field Guide to Herbs and Spices

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It's the little things that make a meal taste so good--a sprig of rosemary simmering with the soup, chopped dill to infuse the yogurt, and cinnamon to give subtle heat to a bun. We're talking about herbs and spices, those essentials of cooking. But would you know your thyme from your sage? Cumin from...[more]



Worst-Case Scenario Survival Handbook: Wedding, The

Worst-Case Scenario Survival Handbook: Wedding, The

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Wedding dress torn? Cake collapsed? Groom gone missing? Despite all the planning, the happy couple might not actually be prepared for the “Big Day” and all that can go awry. Luckily, the authors of the phenomenally best-selling Worst-Case Scenario Survival Handbook series are back with all new, stepby-step...[more]


Worst-Case Scenario Survival Handbook, Book of Survival Questions

Worst-Case Scenario Survival Handbook, Book of Survival Questions

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The authors of the phenomenally best-selling Worst-Case Scenario Survival Handbook series have taught millions to prepare for the worst—but how can readers be sure they’re really ready? The Worst-Case Scenario Book of Questions collects more than 200 survival dilemmas, quizzes, and story problems...[more]


Worst-Case Scenario Survival Handbook:Travel

Worst-Case Scenario Survival Handbook:Travel

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Work is bad enough, but what if things go really wrong? The Worst-Case Scenario authors come to the rescue with expert advice for surviving dozens of nightmare on-the-job scenarios, whether in the office or on the loading dock. From savage bike messengers to a bag of pretzels stuck in the lunchroom vending...[more]


Field Guide to Cocktails

Field Guide to Cocktails

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Quirk’s popular Field Guideseries has taught readers how to identify stains, gestures, fruits and vegetables, meats, and even power tools. Now it’s time to kick back and relax—with Field Guide to Cocktails. Here are recipes for more than 200 libations, from tried-and-true classics like the Tom...[more]


Use this Book

Use this Book

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This book is designed to be used, not read. The Swiss Army knife of books, Use This Book! offers individual pages with a multitude of functions. There are pages that do double duty as a cup or a sun dial and others that serve as useful on-the-spot reference tools (time zone charts, metric conversion...[more]


Cat Owner’s Maintenance Log, The

Cat Owner’s Maintenance Log, The

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Most pet owners keep their veterinary records in a single place—and up until now, a generic notebook has had to do the trick. But with these two guided journals—based on our popular books The Dog Owner’s Manual and The Cat Owner’s Manual—monitoring the performance of your pet is easier than...[more]


Dog Owner’s Maintenance Log, The

Dog Owner’s Maintenance Log, The

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Most pet owners keep their veterinary records in a single place—and up until now, a generic notebook has had to do the trick. But with these two guided journals—based on our popular books The Dog Owner’s Manual and The Cat Owner’s Manual—monitoring the performance of your pet is easier than...[more]


Colorstrology

Colorstrology

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Colorstrology is a fascinating blend of astrology, numerology, and color theory that offers exciting new insights about our lives and relationships. Written by renowned astrologer Michele Bernhardt with the artists at Pantone, Inc., the global authority on color, the system features 366 “birthday colors”...[more]


Amazing Magical Wonder Deck, The

Amazing Magical Wonder Deck, The

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Astound your family, bewilder your friends and begin your career in magic with the amazing magical wonder deck! Simply lift the lid, read the illustrated book, and begin exploring the wonderful world of magic. The magic box contains a 52-card "tapered" deck - indistinguishable from ordinary playing...[more]



Space Tourist’s Handbook, The

Space Tourist’s Handbook, The

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In May 2001, billionaire Dennis Tito made history as the first “space tourist”—he’s the guy who paid $20 million to travelto the International Space Station. Since that landmark voyage, many others have followed in his footsteps—all courtesy of Space Adventures, the first travel agency devoted...[more]


Date Him or Dump Him

Date Him or Dump Him

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Haven’t you ever wondered, at the beginning of a relationship, if the two of you are on the same page? Date Him or Dump Him is here to help. An interactive tool that can guide you to read the signs already present in even the most budding of relationships, this book will advise you on the course the...[more]


Worst-Case Scenario Survival Handbook: College, The

Worst-Case Scenario Survival Handbook: College, The

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The college years are a time of noble pursuit of knowledge, self-betterment—and unending peril! Students are at risk from the moment they receive their acceptance letters. Fortunately, the authors of the phenomenally best-selling Worst-Case Scenario Survival Handbook series have come to the rescue,...[more]


Bathroom Companion

Bathroom Companion

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If you like SCHOTT’S MISCELLANY or UNCLE JOHN’S BATHROOM READER, have we got a book for you! Complete with trivia about toilets, dental floss, mouthwash, Band-Aids, plumbing, and other bathroom-related subjects, Bathroom Companion is chock full of bizarre info about the least-understood room in the...[more]


Secret Lives of the First Ladies

Secret Lives of the First Ladies

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As children, we learned about the first ladies from dry, sanitized textbooks that emphasized all of history’s major milestones. But how much about these ladies do you really know? Consider: Dolley Madison loved to chew tobacco. Mary Todd Lincoln conducted seances in the White House on a regular basis....[more]


Field Guide to Meat

Field Guide to Meat

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It’s inevitable—you find a fabulous recipe that you’re just dying to make, and it calls for “top round roast.” You head out to the grocery store, stand in the meat aisle, and stare blankly at the many different cuts of beef available, none of which are called “top round.” You can find “round...[more]


Ultimate Sports Handbook, The

Ultimate Sports Handbook, The

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“How’d they do that?!?” It’s the question every sports fan asks. How does Serena Williams return those serves? How does Derek Jeter hit those curveballs? How does PGA bowler Pete Weber always manage to pick up a 7-10 split? In The Ultimate Sports Handbook, you’ll learn how today’s biggest...[more]


Stuntwoman’s Workout, The

Stuntwoman’s Workout, The

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“Go big or go home.” That’s the stuntperson’s motto, whether diving from a tall building, being set on fire, going mano-a-mano with the bad guys, or outrunning an avalanche. It’s also the guiding philosophy behind the rigorous physical and mental training that the best stuntpeople use to prepare...[more]


Toddler Owner’s Manual, The

Toddler Owner’s Manual, The

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Just when you feel like you’ve mastered your infant’s maintenance routine, he begins to malfunction, refusing fuel, crying inexplicably in public, running away from you as you attempt to clothe him, climbing out of bed at 3 A.M. to roam the house. Your infant has upgraded to a toddler! But how can...[more]


Secret Lives of the US Presidents--Card Game

Secret Lives of the US Presidents--Card Game

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Every election year, people start to brush up on their knowledge of presidential trivia. If you still can’t tell your Tyler from your Polk, then it’s time to play Secret Lives of the U.S. Presidents trivia card game! Inspired by our book SECRET LIVES OF THE U.S. PRESIDENTS (Feb. 2004), this deck...[more]


Baby Owner’s Maintenance Log, The

Baby Owner’s Maintenance Log, The

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To a first-time parent, traditional baby journals seem alarmingly cute and cuddly. Anne Geddes? Winnie-the-Pooh? They’re enough to make any urban hipster cringe! Thankfully, The Baby Owner’s Maintenance Log presents a refreshing alternative to traditional baby journals. Written in the same tone as...[more]


Reality TV Handbook, The

Reality TV Handbook, The

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Richard Hatch. Kelly Clarkson. Trista Renn. We’ve seen them eat rats, belt out tunes, confess their darkest secrets, and even seduce total strangers. They are the stars of reality TV, and we love them, hate them, and want to be them. Here’s the book to teach you how. The Reality TV Handbook is your...[more]


Better than Homemade

Better than Homemade

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Better Than Homemade is a freewheeling cultural history of the innovative packaged foods that made America great, including Kool-Aid, Hamburger Helper, Hawaiian Punch, Bacos, Kraft Macaroni and Cheese, Pillsbury Crescent Rolls, On-Cor Salisbury Steak and Gravy—and many more appetizing morsels. As food...[more]


Kung Fu for Girls

Kung Fu for Girls

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Kung Fu for Girls is a funky, handbag-sized book full of practical advice on self-defense techniques for use in everyday situations. Being hassled at the bar? The man sitting next to you on the bus too close for comfort? Kung Fu for Girls gets you out of these tricky spots with style and a lot of humor....[more]


Housewives Tarot

Housewives Tarot

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This ain’t your grandma’s tarot deck. Don’t look for magicians or jewel-encrusted brass goblets. The Housewives Tarot features all 78 cards of a regular tarot deck—presented with hip, hilarious artwork that’s full of vacuum cleaners, sponges, jello molds, and other kitschy icons of ‘50s household...[more]


Cat Owner’s Manual, The

Cat Owner’s Manual, The

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In the tradition of our successful BABY OWNER’S MANUAL and DOG OWNER’S MANUAL, we are back again with everything you need to know about taking care of your cat in an instruction-manual format.
Paperback with rounded corners
30 2-color illustrations


Encyclopedida of guilty Pleasures, The

Encyclopedida of guilty Pleasures, The

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What’s your guilty pleasure? What do you secretly savor in the privacy of your own home, but would never admit to liking in the sophisticated company of your friends and coworkers? Now you can discover the history of all your favorite guilty pleasures in this mammoth A-to-Z compendium, complete with...[more]


Field Guide to Tools

Field Guide to Tools

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Finally, a field guide to all the tools available, with step-by-step instructions on how to use them. Full-color photos aid in identification, while detailed text explains the history and origin of the item, plus tips on what kind of job to use it on and just how to use it correctly. Includes all kinds...[more]


Chef’s Secrets

Chef’s Secrets

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Learn the kitchen secrets of the country’s top food professionals in Chef’s Secrets, a collection of wisdom from more than 80 leading chefs and food authorities including Sara Moulton, Charlie Palmer, Marcus Samuelsson, and James Peterson. Each chef will be introduced with basic profile information,...[more]


Be Safe!

Be Safe!

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Accidents happen. But what if you could lower the odds of one happening? What if, by carefully selecting the car you drive, the place you live, the way you cook meat, and the kind of job you have, you can be sure you’re living as safely as possible? Here’s the book to get you through life on the...[more]


Little Cold Book, The

Little Cold Book, The

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When you are stuck in bed with a cold, you feel awful, you’re lonely and bored, and you’re also a little depressed. You are wondering if you’re really as sick as you feel—and also if you’re doing enough to get better. Since your mom can’t be there for you now, here’s The Little Cold Book....[more]


Worst-Case Scenario Survival Handbook, The: Parenting

Worst-Case Scenario Survival Handbook, The: Parenting

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Forget quick sand and shark attacks, child rearing is the truly terrifying activity. Hands-on step by step instructions show you how to survive child rearing.


Long Distance Relationship Guide, The

Long Distance Relationship Guide, The

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It's an astonishing but true fact that about 2.4 million American marriages are "commuter marriages" where spouses live in different locations because of job opportunities. Expand that number to include all couples where one partner has moved away to start a new job or continue his/her education-then...[more]


Computer Waiting Games

Computer Waiting Games

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Things to Do While Downloading, Processing, or Crashing...


Dog Owner's Manual, The

Dog Owner's Manual, The

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Pee stains on the carpet. Barking at all hours of the night. That embarrassing thing he does with your leg. It's enough to make you cry out, "Why doesn't my dog have an owner's manual?" And now, thankfully, he does. Through step-by-step instructions and helpful schematic diagrams, The Dog Owner's Manual...[more]


Gladstone's Games to Go

Gladstone's Games to Go

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You've never seen a games book like this one. No cards, no dice, no spinners-no board. Most of the fifty games in this book have been around for years, others are modern twists on old favorites, and some are brand new. And not just for kids. With everything from Tic Tac Toe to Hinky Pinky, Gladstone's...[more]


Pocket Mom

Pocket Mom

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For anyone who's ever wondered where Mom is when you need her most, Pocket Mom comes to the rescue. This book is a collection of the essential practical wisdom of Mom, from cooking, housekeeping, and hygiene tips to advice on life, love, and getting along. You'll learn how to cook perfect rice, iron...[more]


Field Guide to Produce

Field Guide to Produce

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Grocery store aisles and farmers' market stalls are more colorful than ever, with heaping piles of familiar and strange produce. Sure, you'll recognize apples, pears, and celery, but would you know quince, amaranth, or kumquats if you saw them? Field Guide to Produce is a handy reference to nearly every...[more]


Undercover Golf

Undercover Golf

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Do minor obligations like family, work, and errands get in the way of your golf game? Fret no more. Time spent off the course doesn't have to be time spent off your game. Undercover Golf is your guide to perfecting your stance, your swing, your aim, and your putt no matter where you are-without your...[more]


Big Book o' Beer, The

Big Book o' Beer, The

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Here at last is the ultimate guide to the greatest beverage on earth. It's packed with informative prose, full-color photographs, and six frothy 12-ounce chapters of material: The History of Beer, The Atlas of Beer, Beer Can Crafts and Gear, Beer Connoisseurship, Applied Sciences, and Fine Arts. This...[more]


My First Book of Business Ethics

My First Book of Business Ethics

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The perfect gifts for today's busy execs and future corporate leaders, the Executive Board Book series isn't just good for a laugh-these books are actually basic primers on the essential aspects of corporate conduct. The timely My First Book of Business Ethics shares the fundamentals necessary for climbing...[more]


My First Book of Business Etiquette

My First Book of Business Etiquette

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The perfect gifts for today's busy execs and future corporate leaders, the Executive Board Book series isn't just good for a laugh-these books are actually basic primers on the essential aspects of corporate conduct. The timely My First Book of Business Ethics shares the fundamentals necessary for climbing...[more]


I'm Fine!

I'm Fine!

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Do you find yourself staring at your telephone and hoping it will ring? Are you haunted by recurrent images of your ex and his new girlfriend? Are you tempted to phone your ex-repeatedly-just to hear the sound of his voice? If you answered "yes" to any of these questions, it's time for you to take stock,...[more]


Amazing IRV's Handbook of Everyday Magic

Amazing IRV's Handbook of Everyday Magic

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Here's the ultimate modern guide to magic tricks for everyday situations, using cell phones, floppy disks, airsickness bags, TV remote controls, and other everyday items. This handbook features more than 40 do-it-yourself illusions to perform in your home, office, car, in transit, or out on the town,...[more]


Dirty Words of Wisdom

Dirty Words of Wisdom

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Dirty Words of Wisdom features timeless advice and profound profanity by everyone from Mark Twain and Eleanor Roosevelt to Bernie Mac, Ozzy Osbourne, and Margaret Cho. Here are just three of our favorites: "You can't talk about fucking in America. People say you're dirty. But if you want to talk about...[more]


Spy's Guide: Office Espionage, The

Spy's Guide: Office Espionage, The

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How to bug a meeting, booby-trap your briefcase, infiltrate the competition, and more...A Guide with easy steps to follow in order to become a true James Bond at work!


As Seen on TV

As Seen on TV

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50 amazing products and the commercials that made them famous.


Christmas List, The

Christmas List, The

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Forget visions of sugarplums and turkeys with trimmings. In this strange, surreal collection of full-color images, acclaimed photographer David Graham shows how Americans really experience Christmas-complete with tacky blinking lights, demented decorations, and the mess in the living room after all the...[more]


Mr Alexander's Four Steps to Love

Mr Alexander's Four Steps to Love

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True love is just four steps away! Put your best foot forward with Mr. Alexander's Four Steps to Love, a simple program for finding the soul mate you deserve. In just four easy steps, you'll learn how to visualize your perfect partner, show off your best features, meet 2,000 new people, and find the...[more]


Instant Aromatherapy

Instant Aromatherapy

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Finally, all of the benefits of aromatherapy, without the messy oil or incense! This board book contains five scents appropriate for different circumstances: scratch the bergamont before your meeting for self-assurance or on that long plane trip use the eucalyptus to drift off to sleep. This book for...[more]


Action Heroine's Handbook, The

Action Heroine's Handbook, The

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For every woman who wants to be as tough as Lara Croft, as nimble as the Bionic Woman, and as babe-a-licious as Charlie's Angels, The Action Heroine's Handbook shows how to conquer the bad guys in virtually any situation. This sequel to The Action Hero's Handbook (more than 150,000 copies in print!)...[more]


Worst-Case Scenario Survival Handbook, The: Work

Worst-Case Scenario Survival Handbook, The: Work

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Work is bad enough, but what if things go really wrong? The Worst-Case Scenario authors come to the rescue with expert advice for surviving dozens of nightmare on-the-job scenarios, whether in the office or on the loading dock. From savage bike messengers to a bag of pretzels stuck in the lunchroom vending...[more]


Worst-Case Scenario Survival Handbook, The: Golf

Worst-Case Scenario Survival Handbook, The: Golf

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The authors of The Worst-Case Scenario Survival Handbook take to the links! Dave and Josh join golf fanatic James Grace, drawing on their own tragic exploits and the experience of experts to help golfers survive dozens of dire situations. Learn how to finish a round with a broken arm, deal with a cigar...[more]


Worst-Case Scenario Survival Handbook, The: Holidays

Worst-Case Scenario Survival Handbook, The: Holidays

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Turkey on fire? No plans for New Year's Eve? Obnoxious relatives headed your way? The authors of the best-selling The Worst-Case Scenario Survival Handbook are here to help you survive the dangers of the holiday season, from Thanksgiving to New Year's Day. Learn how to rescue someone stuck in a chimney,...[more]


Field Guide to Stains

Field Guide to Stains

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At last, a field guide to identifying and doing battle with more than 100 stains, from tomato juice and tar to avocado and urine! Field Guide to Stains is divided into handy sections for easy access to information about stain removal when time is of the essence: Fruits and Vegetables, Sauces and Condiments,...[more]


Baby Owner's Manual, The

Baby Owner's Manual, The

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MORE THAN A 100,000 COPIES SOLD. (FEB 04) You've programmed your VCR, you've reinstalled Microsoft Windows, you can even check your e-mail on your Palm Pilot, but none of this experience will prepare you for the world's biggest technological marvel: A newborn baby. The Baby Owner's Manual has the...[more]


Perfect Drink for Every Occasion, The

Perfect Drink for Every Occasion, The

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Here is the first practical guide to booze. Simply flip to the occasion and we'll give you the libation, complete with recipes, secrets, and tips. Getting married tomorrow? Got a new job? Getting divorced? All of these occasions and more are covered. Chock-full of Margaritas, White Russians, Gin Rickeys,...[more]


Commuter Waiting Games

Commuter Waiting Games

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Finally, here is a guide to more than 50 how-to projects, puzzles, games, and activities to do while waiting for that train, sitting in traffic, or hoofing it on the way to work. From new sports (Airline Safety Card Volleyracket) and group participation activities (Airport Check-In Line Limbo) to amazing...[more]


Night of a Thousand Boyfriends

Night of a Thousand Boyfriends

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On every page, you have control of the story. Read your choices and turn to the correct page to advance the story. You can keep reading until you've had not one but many adventures! Night of a Thousand Boyfriends follows a young woman's quest for love in the big city, amidst the dangers of torn stockings,...[more]


Escape from Fire Island!

Escape from Fire Island!

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On every page, you have control of the story. Read your choices and turn to the correct page to advance the story. Escape from Fire Island! chronicles a gay man's vacation on Fire Island. Instead of finding love, he finds a deadly plague of Zombie Drag Queens, and he must save Fire Island from an army...[more]


Good Deed Guide, The

Good Deed Guide, The

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We all wish people would be nicer to one another, treat others with respect, and be good to fellow neighbors. But how exactly do you go about doing that these days? The Good Deed Guide has all the answers you're looking for. With over 130 tips and suggestions from four categories (Doing Good with First...[more]


Field Guide to Gestures

Field Guide to Gestures

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Did a girl across the bar just flip her hair while looking at you? Did a stranger just rub his chin in your direction? What messages are they trying to convey? Formatted like a classic field guide, but concerned with body language in all its forms, Field Guide to Gestures has a full-color insert with...[more]


Extreme Encounters

Extreme Encounters

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How It Feels to Be Drowned in Quicksand, Shredded by Piranhas, Swept Up in a Tornado, and Dozens of Other Unpleasant Experiences . . .


How to Behave

How to Behave

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How to Behave is a hip, irreverent, but entirely practical manual that tells you all you need to know about day-to-day survival in every venue. You'll learn how to share elbow space on an airplane armrest, how to confront a noisy filmgoer, and the proper way to position yourself when boarding a crowded...[more]


Action Hero Handbook, The

Action Hero Handbook, The

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Everyone wants to be an action hero: as smooth as James Bond, as clever as Captain Kirk, as tough as Charlie's Angels. And now you can: The Action Hero's Handbook is the ultimate guide to an action-packed lifestyle, with genuine step-by-step instructions on interrogating a suspect, catching a great white...[more]


Worst-Case Scenario, The: Dating and Sex

Worst-Case Scenario, The: Dating and Sex

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Our guide to dating and sex will ensure that you'll never get caught with your pants down! Learn how to fend off a pickup artist, determine if your date is an axe-murderer, have sex in a small space, and survive if you wake up next to someone whose name you don't remember.


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