Cats in Hats
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 96

Cats in Hats

Jazz cats in fedoras, feisty cats in Viking horns, gourmand cats in chef’s hats, Burmese cats in bonnets, and the always popular Siamese in a sombrero—no one rocks a hat quite like a cat. Featuring more than forty two-page spreads consisting of color photos alongside hilarious captions and informative text, Cats in Hats is a fun, joyful compendium of some exquisite combinations of felines and head wear. They say cats have nine lives, but no one’s ever told us how many hats they have...

The Snuggie Sutra
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 144

The Snuggie Sutra

The Snuggie is a pop culture icon that quickly developed its own cult of awareness. Few of us were asking for a blanket with sleeves, but that's because we'd forgotten how to dream. Once we'd purchased our Snuggies, we quickly realized our world had changed for the better. Now, we want to show you just what makes the Snuggie cozy and sexy. Brilliantly illustrated with drawings of couples in flagrante delicto, our comprehensive guide includes--in ascending order of difficulty--everything from "The Warm and Snuggie" (for beginners) to "The Yes Ma'am" (perfect for hiding your flaws--not that you have any, of course!) to "The Night In" (which works great when you're staying home to page through ...

Freeks
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 384

Freeks

Step into a wondrously strange new world with this dazzling new standalone novel by Amanda Hocking, New York Times bestselling author of The Kanin Chronicles! Mara has become used to the extraordinary. Roaming from place to place with Gideon Davorin’s Traveling Carnival, she longs for an ordinary life where no one has the ability to levitate or predict the future. She gets her chance when the struggling sideshow sets up camp in the small town of Caudry, and she meets a gorgeous local guy named Gabe. But before long, Mara realizes there’s a dark presence lurking in the town that’s threatening the lives of her friends. She has seven days to take control of a power she didn’t know she had in order to save everyone she cares about—and change the future forever. In the pages of Freeks, Amanda Hocking once again proves her ability to create amazing characters and enchanting worlds that will capture your imagination and never let go.

A Crown of Wishes
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 352

A Crown of Wishes

From the author of The Star-Touched Queen comes a beautiful lush fantasy, Roshani Chokshi's A Crown of Wishes. Gauri, the princess of Bharata, has been taken as a prisoner of war by her kingdom’s enemies. Faced with a future of exile and scorn, Gauri has nothing left to lose. Hope unexpectedly comes in the form of Vikram, the cunning prince of a neighboring land and her sworn enemy kingdom. Unsatisfied with becoming a mere puppet king, Vikram offers Gauri a chance to win back her kingdom in exchange for her battle prowess. Together, they’ll have to set aside their differences and team up to win the Tournament of Wishes – a competition held in a mythical city where the Lord of Wealth promises a wish to the victor. Reaching the tournament is just the beginning. Once they arrive, danger takes on new shapes: poisonous courtesans and mischievous story birds, a feast of fears and twisted fairy revels. Every which way they turn new trials will test their wit and strength. But what Gauri and Vikram will soon discover is that there’s nothing more dangerous than what they most desire.

Keep Quiet
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 352

Keep Quiet

New York Times bestselling and Edgar Award winning author Lisa Scottoline is loved by millions of readers for her suspenseful novels about family and justice. Scottoline delivers once again with Keep Quiet, an emotionally gripping and complex story about one man's split-second decision to protect his son - and the devastating consequences that follow.Jake Buckman's relationship with his sixteen-year-old son Ryan is not an easy one, so at the urging of his loving wife, Pam, Jake goes alone to pick up Ryan at their suburban movie theater. On the way home, Ryan asks to drive on a deserted road, and Jake sees it as a chance to make a connection. However, what starts as a father-son bonding oppor...

When the Moon Was Ours
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 288

When the Moon Was Ours

  • Type: Book
  • -
  • Published: 2016-10-04
  • -
  • Publisher: Macmillan

Winner of the 2016 Tiptree Award! Longlisted for the 2016 National Book Award for Young People's Literature Stonewall Book Award Honor “McLemore’s second novel is such a lush surprising fable, you half expect birds to fly out of the pages... McLemore uses the supernatural to remind us that the body’s need to speak its truth is primal and profound, and that the connection between two people is no more anyone’s business than why the dish ran away with the spoon.” --Jeff Giles, New York Times Book Review Anna-Marie McLemore’s debut novel The Weight of Feathers was greeted with rave reviews, a YALSA Morris Award nomination, and spots on multiple “Best YA Novels” lists. Now, McLem...

Crochet-opedia
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 224

Crochet-opedia

  • Type: Book
  • -
  • Published: 2013-06-11
  • -
  • Publisher: Macmillan

A comprehensive guide for craft aficionados covers fundamentals from holding a hook and working a chain stitch to reading patterns and mastering various techniques, sharing insights into how to avoid common mistakes while providing a directory of color swatches and 30 photograph-complemented projects.

Modern Mindfulness
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 144

Modern Mindfulness

In Modern Mindfulness, Rohan Gunatillake argues that to lead more mindful, calm and happy lives, switching off is the last thing we need to do. Instead he gives readers ideas, principles, and techniques to bring awareness, composure, and kindness whatever they are doing. Filled with over sixty practical exercises, the author’s mobile mindfulness approach gives the benefits of meditation to even the busiest of lives. Ideas from Modern Mindfulness: - Learn to fade out instead just falling asleep - Learn to watch TV mindfully (yes, it’s possible!) - Make mobility part of mindfulness (we’re always on the move!) - Use technology for good instead of evil (no need to do a digital detox). - Learn to “whack-a-thought” and stay centered

The Inevitable Collision of Birdie & Bash
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 256

The Inevitable Collision of Birdie & Bash

"One of 2017's biggest debuts... Obsession-worthy." - Bustle "Smart, raw, often biting in its reflections of the haves and have-nots, this debut will appeal to fans of John Green’s An Abundance of Katherines... Candace Ganger’s breathtaking debut is a must-have for every shelf." - Patty Blount, award-winning author of Some Boys Sebastian Alvaréz is just trying to hold the pieces together, to not flunk out, to keep his sort-of-best friend Wild Kyle from doing something really bad. And to see his beloved Ma through chemo. But when he meets Birdie Paxton, a near-Valedictorian who doesn’t realize she’s smoking hot in her science pun T-shirt, at a party, an undeniable attraction sparks. ...

Duke Sucks
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 208

Duke Sucks

  • Type: Book
  • -
  • Published: 2012-01-31
  • -
  • Publisher: Macmillan

An irreverent critique of the college basketball team explores the cultural reverberations of its 2010 national championship win while citing numerous examples from Duke's history to explain why the authors believe that the team deserves to be reviled. Original.