"e;Never was a book like this more urgently needed. Its combination of authority and experience makes it especially valuable. Its wisdom is based on the knowledge and understanding of how growing frail really afflicts older people. We who have known independence and freedom need to have our liv..
Two street kids get tangled in a plot over their heads - and risk an unexpected connection - in this heart-pounding thriller by Tim Wynne-Jones.Boy, did Blink get off on the wrong floor. All he wanted was to steal some breakfast for his empty belly, but instead he stumbled upon a fake kidnapping and..
The perfect gift for Christmas, this book includes all your favourite carols brought vividly to life with Aled's personal reminiscences of singing them and thoughts on why each is so special. Accompanied by the history of the words and music, and for nine of the carols the sheet music for piano.Incl..
Robert McKee's screenwriting workshops have earned him an international reputation for inspiring novices, refining works in progress and putting major screenwriting careers back on track. Quincy Jones, Diane Keaton, Gloria Steinem, Julia Roberts, John Cleese and David Bowie are just a few of his cel..
In one of the most acclaimed novels in recent memory, Edward P. Jones, two-time National Book Award finalist, tells the story of Henry Townsend, a black farmer and former slave who falls under the tutelage of William Robbins, the most powerful man in Manchester County, Virginia. Making certain he ne..
The Bears are on a steam train trip across Bear Country. Mama and Papa enjoy the scenery, but the cubs want to learn about the train. If they are lucky, Grizzly Jones might let them blow the whistle. Woo-hoo Beginning readers will feel like they are on board with the Bear family as they pass new sig..
One of the most acclaimed novels in recent memory, The Known World is a daring and ambitious work by Pulitzer Prize winner Edward P. Jones. The Known World tells the story of Henry Townsend, a black farmer and former slave who falls under the tutelage of William Robbins, the most powerful man in Man..
They were called America's Team. Led by Emmitt Smith, the charismatic Deion "Prime Time" Sanders, Hall of Famers Troy Aikman and Michael Irvin--and lorded over by swashbuckling, power-hungry owner Jerry Jones and his two hard-living coaches, Jimmy Johnson and Barry Switzer--the Cowboys seemed indomi..
It's been eight months since all the adults disappeared. Gone. They've survived hunger. They've survived lies. But the stakes keep rising, and the dystopian horror keeps building in Plague, Michael Grant's fourth book in the New York Times bestselling Gone series.A highly contagious fatal illness is..
It's been over a year since all the adults disappeared. Gone.In the time since every person over the age of fourteen disappeared from the town of Perdido Beach, California, countless battles have been fought: battles against hunger and lies and plague, and epic battles of good against evil. Light, M..
The members of Led Zeppelin are major deities in the pantheon of rock gods. The first and heaviest of the heavy metal monsters, they violently shook the foundations of rock music and took no prisoners on the road. Their tours were legendary, their lives were exalted--and in an era well known for sex..
The first history of the legendary knights since the Vatican momentously released the records of their trial and exonerationWho were the Templars? What was the secret of their wealth and power? Why did the pope and the king of France act to destroy them?The Knights Templar were founded on Christmas ..
He couldn't listen to music or talk on the phone without her jumping all over him about what they listened to up in Maine, or how they talked up in Maine, or how he better not go up to Maine and start acting ghetto. Maine. Anthony's mother didn't even know where it was until he'd shown it to her on ..
Davie Jones--an ugly duckling growing up in small-town Mississippi with a mother who couldn't get any meaner--is positive her life couldn't be any worse. Just when she's resigned herself to her fate, she sees a movie that will change her life--Sixteen Candles. But in her case, life doesn't imitate a..
Brilliant, funny, charming, imperious, Diana Vreeland--the fashion editor of Harper's Bazaar and editor-in-chief of Vogue--was a woman whose passion and genius for style helped define the world of high fashion for fifty years. Among her eclectic circle of friends were some of the most renowned and f..
Percy Jackson meets Indiana Jones in the New York Times bestselling epic adventure Seven Wonders The Colossus Rises is the first book in a seven-book series. This first installment chronicles the story of Jack McKinley, an ordinary kid with an extraordinary problem. In a few months, he's going to d..
Percy Jackson meets Indiana Jones in the New York Times bestselling epic adventure Seven Wonders! Lost in Babylon is the second book in a seven-book series by master storyteller Peter Lerangis. This sequel to the bestselling The Colossus Rises chronicles Jack McKinley and his friends as they carry o..
Percy Jackson meets Indiana Jones in the New York Times bestselling epic adventure Seven Wonders The Tomb of Shadows is the third book in a seven-book series by master storyteller Peter Lerangis. This sequel to the bestselling Lost in Babylon and The Colossus Rises chronicles the adventures of Jack ..
Baghdad is holding a secret superpower summit, but the word is out, and an underground organization in the Middle East is plotting to sabotage the talks. Into this explosive situation appears Victoria Jones, a young woman with a yearning for adventure who gets more than she bargains for when a wound..
The nation's capital that serves as the setting for the stories in Edward P. Jones's prizewinning collection, Lost in the City, lies far from the city of historic monuments and national politicians. Jones takes the reader beyond that world into the complicated lives of African American men, women, a..
Do you exude confidence and credibility? Can you command a room? Sylvia Ann Hewlett, one of the world's most influential business thinkers, cracks the code of Executive Presence (EP) for men and women intent on winning the next plum assignment and doing something extraordinary with their lives.You m..
Features new material on the Golden State Killer's case and an updated afterword by Patton Oswalt.#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERA BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR: Washington Post - Maureen Corrigan, NPR - Paste - Seattle Times - Entertainment Weekly - Esquire - Slate - Buzzfeed - Jezebel - Philadelphia Inq..
Diana, Catherine, Meghan...glamorous Princess Margaret outdid them all. Springing into post-World War II society, and quite naughty and haughty, she lived in a whirlwind of fame and notoriety. Blalock captures the fascinating, fast-living princess and her "set" as seen through the eyes of one of her..
Deep in the heart of the city. . .Miss Nancy saw somebody run off with her binoculars. . .Where did the thief go? And will she get her binoculars back?This sounds like a case for the High-Rise Private Eyes--Case #002, to be exact, The Case of the Climbing CatBecause no mystery is too mysterious, no ..
Gold Medal Winner--Tops Sales World's Best Sales and Marketing Book "Fast, fun and immensely practical." --JOE SULLIVAN, Founder, Flextronics "Move over Neil Strauss and game theory. "Pitch Anything" reveals the next big thing in social dynamics: game for business." --JOSH WHITFORD, Founder, Echelon..
"A bubbling caldron of ideas . . . Enlightening and valuable." --Mervyn Jones, New Statesman. The political and social revolutions of the nineteenth century, the pivotal writings of Goethe, Marx, Dostoevsky, and others, and the creation of new environments to replace the old--all have thrust us int..
E.V. Rieu's beloved translation of the great war epic of Western literature, revised and updated by D. C. H. Rieu One of the foremost achievements in Western literature, Homer's "Iliad" tells the story of the darkest episode of the Trojan War. At its center is Achilles, the greatest warrior-champio..
'I long to reach my home and see the day of my return. It is my never-failing wish' The epic tale of Odysseus and his ten-year journey home after the Trojan War forms one of the earliest and greatest works of Western literature. Confronted by natural and supernatural threats - shipwrecks, battles, ..
By turns bizarre, unsettling, spooky, and sublime, Ancient Sorceries and Other Weird Stories showcases nine incomparable stories from master conjuror Algernon Blackwood. Evoking the uncanny spiritual forces of Nature, Blackwood's writings all tread the nebulous borderland between fantasy, awe, wonde..
Puffin is updating the Puffin Storytapesa audio program and converting the cassette tapes to compact discs our list begins with three perennial classicsa Corduroy, Madeline, and Froggy Gets Dressedaas well as one modern classic new to Puffin audioaSkippyjon Jones. each Puffin picture book will be ..
Thereas so much more to being a groundhog than just putting on a show once a year, and Groundhog has decided itas time to tell the world the Hog truth. With the help of a few of his fans, Groundhog is ready to tell everything about himself, from how loud he can whistle (loud), to how fast he can run..
All Ida Mae Jones wants to do is fly. Her daddy was a pilot, and years after his death she feels closest to him when sheos in the air. But as a young black woman in 1940s Louisiana, she knows the sky is off limits to her, until America enters World War II, and the Army forms the WASPnWomen Airforce ..
The third book about the spunky second-grader, perfect for fans of Ramona Quimby, Junie B. Jones, and Frankly, Frannie Keena Ford loves writing in her journal. She keeps all of her thoughts in there, even if they are sometimes not-so-nice. One day, Keena accidentally leaves her journal in Tiffany H..
'The Portable Beat Reader' collects the most significant writing of the members, and spiritual descendants, of the Beat Generation, including Neal Cassady, Gregory Corso, Diane di Prima, Bob Dylan, Leroi Jones, and Michael McClure...
Three men meet on a ship bound for Haiti, a world in the grip of the corrupt Papa Doc and the Tontons Macoute, his sinister secret police. Brown the hotelier, Smith the innocent American, and Jones the confidence manthese are the comedians of Greenes title. Hiding behind their actors masks, they hes..
Celebrating its 75th anniversary, John Steinbeck's "Of Mice and Men" remains one of America's most widely read and beloved novels. Here is Steinbeck's dramatic adaptation of his novel-as-play, which received the New York Drama Critics' Circle Award for Best Play in 1937-1938 and has featured a numbe..
"Steel Magnolias" meets "The Help" in Beth Hoffman's "New York Times "bestselling Southern debut novel, "Saving CeeCee Honeycutt" Twelve-year-old CeeCee Honeycutt is in trouble. For years, she has been the caretaker of her mother, Camille, the town's tiara-wearing, lipstick-smeared laughingstock, a..
Book one of the "New York Times"-bestselling All Souls trilogy--"a wonderfully imaginative grown-up fantasy with all the magic of "Harry Potter" and "Twilight"" ("People") Deborah Harkness's sparkling debut, "A Discovery of Witches," has brought her into the spotlight and galvanized fans around the..
A lushly written, compelling tribute to trees-grounded in a wide range of scientific knowledge. Renowned scientist Diana Beresford-Kroeger presents an unforgettable and highly original work of natural history with "The Global Forest." She explores the fascinating and largely untapped ecological and ..
The #1 "New York Times"-bestselling sequel to "A Discovery of Witches"--"as enchanting, engrossing, and impossible to put down as its predecessor" ("Miami Herald") J. K. Rowling, Stephenie Meyer, Anne Rice--only a few writers capture the imagination the way that Deborah Harkness has with her "New Y..
The "New York Times "bestseller that tells the story of Britain's greatest and worst dynasty--"a real-life "Game of Thrones"" ("The Wall Street Journal") The first Plantagenet kings inherited a blood-soaked realm from the Normans and transformed it into an empire that stretched at its peak from Sco..
The #1 "New York Times "bestselling series finale and sequel to "A Discovery of Witches "and "Shadow of Night" Fans of the All Souls Trilogy sent this highly anticipated finale straight to #1 on the "New York Times" hardcover bestseller list. Bringing the series' magic and suspense to a deeply sati..
ANIMAL FARM George Orwell's classic satire of the Russian Revolution is an intimate part of our contemporary culture. It is the account of the bold struggle, initiated by the animals, that transforms Mr. Jones's Manor Farm into Animal Farm--a wholly democratic society built on the credo that All Ani..