"This book version of La Jetee is, to my mind, astonishingly beautiful. It brings a total freshness to the work and a new way to use photos to deal with dramatic events. Not a film's book, but a book in its own right;the real cine-roman announced in the film's credits.";Chris MarkerLa Jetee, the leg..
Secret societies have both fascinated and frightened people for hundreds of years. Often the infamous Illuminati is mentioned as the core of conspiracies which span the globe. The Illuminati is actually a historical secret society which had goals of revolutions and world domination dating back to th..
Heralded as Best Acting Teacher in LA by Back Stage magazine, Hollywoods most sought after acting teacher Howard Fine reveals the winning technique that has garnered his students international acclaim and the industrys highest honors in his astonishing book FINE ON ACTING. During his twenty-five yea..
Join the teaching revolution that's sweeping the U.S. ... and the world 100,000 registered members of WholeBrainTeaching.com worldwide, 4,000,000 YouTube views, 10,000,000 pages of free ebooks downloaded from WholeBrainTeaching.com, one of the world's largest, free, education websites If your ramb..
Review: Founder & CEO of the Atrial Fibrillation Association (AFA) writes... .".". well written, easy to understand, comprehensive and a great resource for patients and caregivers living with atrial fibrillation."" Trudie C Lobban, MBE, Founder & CEO, Atrial Fibrillation Association (AFA) Founder & ..
"A box of tissues should be included in the purchase price of this book.... I finished THE COLOR OF HEAVEN in a matter of hours, but I've no doubt the read and the lessons imparted through Sophie's story will stay with me... probably forever. THE COLOR OF HEAVEN is an incredibly poignant and unbelie..
The Old Car Nut Book was designed with the idea that EVERYONE in the old car hobby has a story or two to tell. These are stories from regular Old Car Nuts from across America. Contributors range from people like the average Joe at a car show to collectors and restorers that are very well known and r..
Bestselling author Chris Mooney uses cutting-edge research to explain the "psychology" behind why today's Republicans reject reality--it's just part of who they are.From climate change to evolution, the rejection of mainstream science among Republicans is growing, as is the denial of expert consensu..
Inside the lives of homeless teens--moving stories of pain and hope from Covenant House"Almost Home" tells the stories of six remarkable young people from across the United States and Canada as they confront life alone on the streets. Each eventually finds his or her way to Covenant House, the large..
Hilarious and heartwarming dog stories from nine renowned authors: - Ann M. Martin - Jon Muth - Mark Teague - Margarita Engle - Thacher Hurd - Valerie Hobbs - Matt de la Pena - Pam Munoz Ryan - Wendy Orr For young readers who have ever wanted, known or loved a dog, the short stories in this an..
"Once, a long time ago, I walked down a night-darkened road called Firefly Lane, all alone, on the worst night of my life, and I found a kindred spirit. That was our beginning. More than thirty years ago. TullyandKate. You and me against the world. Best friends forever. But stories end, don't they? ..
"Funny...odd, original, and nearly unclassifiable...unlike any novel I can think of."--David Haglund, The New York Times Book Review"Brutally honest and stylistically inventive, cerebral, and sexy."--San Francisco Chronicle"Named a Book of the Year by""""The New York Times Book Review"," ""The New Y..
"The Life of the Automobile" is the first comprehensive world history of the car. The automobile has arguably shaped the modern era more profoundly than any other human invention, and author Steven Parissien examines the impact, development, and significance of the automobile over its turbulent and ..
"Breakfast on Mars and 37 Other Delectable Essays "will inspire students to think differently about the much-feared assignment in elementary and middle schools around the country: essay writing.Rebecca Stern's fifth-grade students were bored to death with essay writing, and the one thing Rebecca nee..
It was a dark and stormy night... In 1962, Madeleine L'Engle debuted her novel A Wrinkle in Time, which would go on to win the 1963 Newbery Medal. Bridging science and fantasy, darkness and light, fear and friendship, the story became a classic of children's literature and is beloved around the worl..
The Minimalists show you how to disconnect from our conditioned material state and reconnect to our true essence: love people and use things. This is not a book about how to live with less, but about how to live more deeply and more fully.
--Jay Shetty, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Think..
A storybook based on The LEGO(R) MOVIE 2(TM), as told by Emmet himself! Includes one page of stickers! A storybook with stickers based on The LEGO(R) MOVIE 2(TM)! Things have gotten different since the events of Taco Tuesday . . . DUPLO Aliens have destroyed Bricksburg, and now it is called Apo..
"The Black Swan "is a standalone book in Nassim Nicholas Taleb's landmark Incerto series, an investigation of opacity, luck, uncertainty, probability, human error, risk, and decision-making in a world we don't understand. The other books in the series are "Fooled by Randomness, Antifragile, "and "Th..
The New York Times bestseller that introduced the business world to a future that's already here--now in paperback with a new chapter about Long Tail Marketing and a new epilogue. Winner of the Gerald Loeb Award for Best Business Book of the Year In the most important business book since The Tipping..
""One Shot at Forever" is powerful, inspirational. . . . This isn't merely a book about baseball. It's a book about heart."--Jeff Pearlman, "New York Time"s bestselling author of "Boys Will Be Boys" and "The Bad Guys Won" In 1971, a small-town high school baseball team from rural Illinois, playing w..
"This year, learn to listen for the voice of the One who loves you most." We know for sure that God speaks to His people. Throughout the pages of Scripture, time after time, He guides, instructs, corrects, inspires, encourages, and reveals. Inspired writers even call Him "the Word." He has always be..
Temperance Brennan, like her creator Kathy Reichs, is a brilliant, sexy forensic anthropologist called on to solve the toughest cases. But for Tempe, the discovery of a young girl's skeleton in Acadia, Canada, is more than just another assignment. Evangeline, Tempe's childhood best friend, was also ..
From memoir to journalism, personal essays to cultural criticism, this indispensable anthology brings together works from all genres of creative nonfiction, with pieces by fifty contemporary writers including Cheryl Strayed, David Sedaris, Barbara Kingsolver, and more. Selected by five hundred write..
The lives of a sixteen-year-old Nigerian orphan and a well-off British woman collide in this page-turning #1 "New York Times "bestseller and book club favorite from Chris Cleave. We don't want to tell you too much about this book. It is a truly special story and we don't want to spoil it. Neverthele..
Author and activist Kevin Powell and contributors Lasana Omar Hotep, Jeff Johnson, Byron Hurt, Dr. William Jelani Cobb, Ryan Mack, Kendrick B. Nathaniel, and Dr. Andre L. Brown tap into the social and political climate rising in the African American community with this collection of essays for Black..
Giving new meaning to the term "fast food" Rest-stop grade F meat patty? Nah. Nuggets of reconstituted poultry bits? Pass. Deep-fried fish discus? No, really, thanks all the same. It's time to bid farewell to the roadside meal as you know it. Nearly twenty years ago, Chris Maynard and Bill Schelle..
The definitive anthology of children's poetry, collected by a beloved authorYears in the making, this full-color treasury contains nearly two hundred poems, all of them handpicked by Bill Martin Jr. Traditional children's poems are presented alongside contemporary pieces, and the collection is c..
From Ralph McQuarrie and Joe Johnston to Doug Chiang, Ryan Church, Iain McCaig, Erik Tiemens, and the next generation of animation and video-game artists, "Star Wars Art: Concept "collects, for the first time ever, the very best "Star Wars "conceptual artwork. As curated by George Lucas, the artwork..
"Theme: Labeling and classifying." Doggy Dog is a dog, for sure. But is he a potato? A piece of cheese? This seemingly nonsensical line of questioning is actually an exercise in categorization and identification . . . and a funny one, at that Chris Raschka's award-winning brushstrokes add just the ..
Recently widowed Mary Fassler buys a Miniature Schnauzer, Rufus, and her world is turned sideways in the midst of her grief. It seems that Rufus speaks. And not just to her. He also talks to God. When Rufus begins sharing advice that could result in major changes, Mary gets the feeling the pooch mig..
Don't miss this "whopper" ("Publishers Weekly") of a thriller from #1 "New York Times" bestselling author Kathy Reichs in her "cleverly plotted" ("The New York Times") Temperance Brennan series, the inspiration for the hit FOX television series "Bones." John Lowery was declared dead in 1968--the vic..
#1 "New York Times "bestselling author Kathy Reichs, a producer of the Fox hit show "Bones," is back with her fifteenth "pulse-pounding" ("Publishers Weekly") novel featuring North America's favorite forensic anthropologist, Tempe Brennan--a story of infanticide and murder set in the high stakes, hi..
This fascinating examination of the earliest years of Christianity reveals how the man we call St. Paul shaped Christianity as we know it today. Historians know almost nothing about the two decades following the crucifixion of Jesus, when his followers regrouped and began to spread his message. Duri..
"From masterful storyteller Michael J. Tougias comes a new, heart-stopping true-life tale of maritime disaster, his most thrilling and amazing story yet. "In May 2005, Tom Tighe, captain of a forty-five-foot-long sailboat named the "Almeisan, "and his first mate, Loch Reidy, welcomed three new crewm..
What do Apple CEO Steve Jobs, comedian Chris Rock, prize-winning architect Frank Gehry, and the story developers at Pixar films all have in common? Bestselling author Peter Sims found that rather than start with a big idea or plan a whole project in advance, they make a methodical series of little b..
Fresh new ways to create fabulous paintings with mixed media techniques "Acrylic Solutions" provides the "hows" behind a multitude of effects you've admired in other artists' works--and then some Based on the popular online teaching collaboration of Chris Cozen and Julie Prichard, this book illustr..
Some friends fade away....Others disappear. Now in paperback, a riveting mystery that will "keep the pages turning" (Chris Crutcher, author of Staying Fat for Sarah Byrnes"). Imagine you and your best friend head out West on a cross-country bike trek. Imagine that you get into a fight--the cheap SOB..
A teen at boarding school grapples with life, love, and rugby in a heartbreakingly funny novel. Ryan Dean West is a fourteen-year-old junior at a boarding school for rich kids. He's living in Opportunity Hall, the dorm for troublemakers, and rooming with the biggest bully on the rugby team. And he's..
A teen at boarding school grapples with life, love, and rugby in this unforgettable novel that is "alternately hilarious and painful, awkward and enlightening" ("Publishers Weekly," starred review). Ryan Dean West is a fourteen-year-old junior at a boarding school for rich kids. He's living in Oppor..
Delve into the extraordinary abilities of the twelve-year-old mind in this "fast-paced, superhero-tinged spy novel" ("Publishers Weekly"), the thrilling start to a middle grade series that expands the possibilities of power. No one has any confidence in twelve-year-old Christopher Lane. His teachers..
"Zen Pencils" is an exciting and unique new comic form that takes inspirational and famous quotations and adapts them into graphic stories. From icons like Confucius, Marie Curie, and Henry David Thoreau, to Presidents Theodore Roosevelt and Calvin Coolidge, to contemporary notables like Ira Glass, ..
Starting with a Holy Spirit encounter about the Old Testament saint, Enoch, author Chris Carter shares the encouraging - even astounding - news about the limitless access we have into God's presence and glory. Through teachings, experiences, dreams, and visions, the author reveals how the Lord's goo..
From the author of the #1 international bestseller "The Orchid House," the mesmerizing story of two Irish families entangled by a tragic past that seems destined to repeat itself To escape a recent heartbreak in New York, Grania Ryan returns to her family home on the rugged, wind-swept coast of Irel..
#1 "New York Times" bestselling author Karen Kingsbury proves it's never too late for love in this heartwarming story about childhood friends, broken lives, and an age-old promise. Years ago, the day before Ellie moved from Georgia to California, she and her best friend Nolan sat beneath the Spanish..
DIY fever + quality meat mania = old-school butchery revival Artisan cooks who are familiar with their farmers market are now buying small farm raised meat in butcher-sized portions. Dubbed a rock star butcher by the New York Times, San Francisco chef and self-taught meat expert Ryan Farr demystifi..
This is a complete sausage-making manual from meat mastermind Ryan Farr, with more than 100 how-to pictures. Detailed descriptions of the process provide accessible and authoritative information for all levels of cooks. DIY cooks, weekend warriors and meat lovers will learn the secrets behind Farr's..
Chris Baty, founder of the wildly successful literary marathon known as
National Novel Writing Month, has completely revised and expanded his
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AUTHOR Chris McMullen earned his Ph.D. in physics from Oklahoma State University and currently teaches physics at Northwestern State University of Louisiana. He developed the "Improve Your Math Fluency" series of workbooks to help students become more fluent in basic math skills.CONTENTS This "Algeb..
A beautiful new edition of Nicholas Sparks's classic novel to celebrate the 10th Anniversary of the film adaptation starring Ryan Gosling and Rachel McAdams. Every so often a love story so captures our hearts that it becomes more than a story-it becomes an experience to remember forever. The Notebo..
Miles Ryan's life seemed to end the day his wife was killed in a hit-and-run accident two years ago. As deputy sheriff of New Bern, North Carolina, he not only grieves for her and worries about their young son Jonah but longs to bring the unknown driver to justice. Then Miles meets Sarah Andrews, Jo..
"The Essential Smart Football" is an examination of football's most important strategies and ideas, through the lens of the game's best coaches, players, and schemes. Brilliantly written and eschewing unnecessary jargon and technicality, it makes a major contribution to our understanding of football..
From the author of "Forever, Interrupted"--hailed by Sarah Jio as "moving, gorgeous, and at times heart-wrenching"--comes a breathtaking new novel about modern marriage, the depth of family ties, and the year that one remarkable heroine spends exploring both. When Lauren and Ryan's marriage reaches ..
The coauthor of the #1 "New York Times" bestseller "American Sniper," the critically acclaimed memoir of SEAL sniper Chris Kyle, brings his talents to a riveting novel packed with the action, danger, and camaraderie that are part of daily life for these elite warriors--and introduces a new SEAL hero..
A COMBATIVE RELATIONSHIP. A RED-HOT ATTRACTION. AND NO TIME TO BE ALONE TOGETHER. Just when Chloe's career starts to take off, Bennett wishes it would all slow down long enough to spend a wild night alone with his intern-cum-girlfriend. Preferably one in which he can show her he's still the boss. Af..
A beautiful bastard of a groom-to-be. A bachelor-party-crashing bride. And one unforgettable night on the Vegas strip. When Bennett's friends steal him away from Chloe for a weekend of shenanigans and strippers in Vegas, their first stop doesn't exactly go as planned. Their scheme for a guys' weeken..
One beautiful bastard of a groom. The most beautiful bitch of a bride. A panty-ripping office hook-up turned true love everlasting. Wedding bells can't chime soon enough for Chloe Mills and Bennett Ryan. Chloe, exasperated and stressed by all the last-minute to-dos, is on the verge of saying "I do" ..
Now a major Lifetime movie event--Book Three of the Dollanganger series that began with "Flowers in the Attic"--the novel of forbidden love that captured the world's imagination and earned V.C. Andrews a fiercely devoted fanbase. They hide the shocking truth to protect their children. But someone wh..
AUTHOR Chris McMullen earned his Ph.D. in physics from Oklahoma State University and currently teaches physics at Northwestern State University of Louisiana. He developed the "Improve Your Math Fluency" series of workbooks to help students become more fluent in basic math skills.WHAT TO EXPECT This ..