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  • How to Eat a Lobster

    And Other Edible Enigmas Explained

    by Ashley Blom ...
    Learn the answers to modern food and etiquette questions with this beautifully illustrated guide for curious foodies everywhereFor adventurous foodies everywhere, How to Eat a Lobster is the perfect handbook for handling every tricky dining situation you can imagine (and a few you can’t) with grace, style, and minimal splatter. With easy-to-follow instructions and helpful illustrations, you’ll ... Read more

    $1.99 USD

  • Life Skills

    How to Cook, Clean, Manage Money, Fix Your Car, Perform CPR, and Everything in Between

    by Julia Laflin ...
    A Book of Necessary Skills to Help You Function and Thrive in Everyday Life!Do you want to be an independent adult that knows how to live life to its full potential? Do you want to be the one that everyone comes to for advice? You’ve picked up the right book! Full of useful advice and practical skills that everyone should know, this comprehensive how-to guide will provide you with the essential ... Read more

    $9.99 USD

  • Your Guide to College Writing

    by Daniel Couch ...
    Your Guide to College Writing is a practical handbook for academic writers. This book teaches you the rules for college research and writing and shows you how to follow them in real-world examples. By starting with the basics of paragraphs, sentences, punctuation, word choice, research, and guides to MLA, APA, and Chicago styles, you’ll become comfortable with the building blocks of writing in ... Read more

    $15.89 USD

  • Becoming Abolitionists

    Police, Protests, and the Pursuit of Freedom

    **"An informed, provocative, astute consideration of salvific alternatives to contemporary policing and imprisonment." — Starred Review, Kirkus"With deep insight and moral clarity, Purnell invites us not only to imagine a world without police, but to muster the courage to fight for the more just world we know is possible. Becoming Abolitionists is essential reading for our times." — Michelle ... Read more

    $17.99 USD


  • Fatherhood, Authority, and British Reading Culture, 1831-1907

    During a period when the idea of fatherhood was in flux and individual fathers sought to regain a cohesive collective identity, debates related to a father’s authority were negotiated and resolved through competing documents. Melissa Shields Jenkins analyzes the evolution of patriarchal authority in nineteenth-century culture, drawing from extra-literary and non-narrative source material as well ... Read more

    $49.49 USD

  • The Road

    by Jack London ...
    The Road by Jack LondonJack London (January 12, 1876 – November 22, 1916), was an American author who wrote The Call of the Wild and other books. A pioneer in the then-burgeoning world of commercial magazine fiction, he was one of the first Americans to make a huge financial success from writing. ... Read more

    $1.09 USD

  • The English Countryside

    by Ruth Binney ...
    series Amazing & Extraordinary Facts
    Fun facts about rural England, including lost villages, where to find orchids and fossils, the lives of shepherds, and the truth behind crop circles.Amazing & Extraordinary Facts: The English Countryside explores the flora and fauna, customs and traditions that give the English countryside its unique charm and special identity. From the standing stones and carvings of our ancestors to the modern ... Read more

    $6.29 USD

  • Penn Statements, Vol. 40

    Student Compositions from the Program in Writing and Rhetoric

    Penn Statements is a reader of student essays and compositions from courses offered through Penn State's Program in Writing and Rhetoric. All essays are submitted by students and are used as examples of student writers engaging with rhetorical principles. ... Read more

    $18.99 USD

  • The Secret Sister

    A compelling suspense novel about family and secrets

    by M. M. DeLuca ...
    How far would you go for family?Anna’s done bad things before. Neglected and unloved as a child, she had to do whatever it took to keep herself and her little sister, Birdie, safe. But the worst thing she’s ever done is let her sister walk out of a diner when they were teenagers. She would never see her sister again.Years later, and Anna is a new person. After a whirlwind romance, she’s married ... Read more

    $0.99 USD

  • The New Jim Crow

    Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness

    • Best seller history: 250+ weeks on New York Times paperback non-fiction bestseller list, including as recently as December 2018.• New 10th anniversary preface: covering events of the past decade; we expect to serialize this.• New York Times columnist: Alexander is now a regular op-ed columnist, writing for the daily paper and the Sunday Review. • Tie-in with YA edition.• New cover· New 10th ... Read more

    $13.69 USD

  • Just Mercy

    A Story of Justice and Redemption

    **#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • NOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE STARRING MICHAEL B. JORDAN AND JAMIE FOXX • A powerful true story about the potential for mercy to redeem us, and a clarion call to fix our broken system of justice—from one of the most brilliant and influential lawyers of our time.“[Bryan Stevenson’s] dedication to fighting for justice and equality has inspired me and many others and ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • Media Literacy in Action

    Questioning the Media

    by Renee Hobbs ...
    The blurring of entertainment, information, and persuasion is reshaping work, life, and citizenship. As a result, our relationship to media has never been so important nor so complex. By asking critical questions about what they watch, listen to, read, and use, students can be better prepared to be responsible communicators who can use a variety of formats and genres for self-expression and ... Read more

    $68.39 USD

  • Do I Make Myself Clear?

    Why Writing Well Matters

    by Harold Evans ...
    A wise and entertaining guide to writing English the proper way by one of the greatest newspaper editors of our time.Harry Evans has edited everything from the urgent files of battlefield reporters to the complex thought processes of Henry Kissinger. He's even been knighted for his services to journalism. In Do I Make Myself Clear?, he brings his indispensable insight to us all in his definite ... Read more

    $3.99 USD

  • 人性的弱點:暢銷不墜的成功學經典,向卡內基學習交心溝通術與好感度人際學

    How to Win Friends and Influence People

    Translated by 韓文橋 ...
    series 人際關係
    *世界出版史上僅次於《聖經》的長銷經典,出版逾80年,暢銷超過1500萬冊!*社交心理、人際溝通與成功學的必讀聖經!*股神巴菲特從二十歲起就奉為人生圭臬的案頭書!「想說服別人,要先激發對方的渴望,了解對方的需求。能做到這一點,就能左右逢源。」――戴爾.卡內基被譽為二十世紀最偉大心靈導師和成功學大師的卡內基,在一九一二年發揮自身的銷售與演講長才,創立了獨有的卡內基訓練課程,在美國各地大受歡迎。卡內基認為,能夠被人喜歡,而且也喜歡別人才叫「成功」。也就是說,成功的第一要素是要懂得如何建立好人際關係。人與人之間若要有效溝通,必須了解「人性的弱點」,了解人們都渴望受重視的天性,進而能真心讚美他人。本書囊括卡內基教學二十多年來的精華,詳細說明如何與人相處的哲學和技巧,並輔以諸多真實的故事與例子加以印證,包含三大人際關係技巧、六種受歡迎的方法、十二條獲得認同的法則,以及說服人的九種訣竅。他筆... ... Read more

    $8.02 USD

  • Sherlock Holmes and the Case of the Curly Haired Company

    Mandarin Companion Graded Readers: Level 1, Simplified Chinese Edition

    series Mandarin Companion #1
    Mandarin Companion: New graded readers for a new generation of Chinese learners. Now you can read book in Chinese that are fun and accelerate your language learning. Every book in the Mandarin Companion series is carefully written to use characters, words, and grammar that a learner is likely to know.Level 1 is written using approximately 300 unique Chinese characters and intended for Chinese ... Read more

    $7.99 USD

  • Perfect7Daily Salads

    An Anti-Inflammatory Guide For Women Over Forty-Five

    Perfect7Daily Salads is the author's solution to reduce age-related arthritis and overcome the challenges of healthy eating. Written for women (and men) over age forty-five who struggle with similar age-related chronic inflammation when nothing else works. This book introduces a step-by-step guide through a new anti-inflammatory diet that promotes the reduction of inflammation in the body while ... Read more

    $7.99 USD

  • Dear Writer, Are You In Burnout?

    by Becca Syme ...
    series QuitBooks for Writers #2
    I know what you're feeling right now...Chances are good, if you clicked on this title, you're confused, frustrated, overwhelmed... maybe even angry.Not because I know something about you personally. Not because I'm spying on you, or I've re-programmed your Alexa or Siri to dictate your conversations to me and keep them on my hard drive. No. I know what you're feeling, because it's the same thing ... Read more

    $4.99 USD

  • The World Atlas of Coffee

    From beans to brewing - coffees explored, explained and enjoyed

    The worldwide bestseller - 1/4 million copies sold'Written by a World Barista Champion and co-founder of the great Square Mile roasters in London, this had a lot to live up to and it certainly does. Highly recommended for anyone into their coffee and interested in finding out more about how it's grown, processed and roasted.' (Amazon customer)'Whether you are an industry professional, a home ... Read more

    $7.99 USD $0.99 USD

  • Because Internet

    Understanding the New Rules of Language

    AN INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER!!Named a Best Book of 2019 by TIME, Amazon, and The Washington PostA Wired Must-Read Book of Summer“Gretchen McCulloch is the internet’s favorite linguist, and this book is essential reading. Reading her work is like suddenly being able to see the matrix.” —Jonny Sun, author of everyone's a aliebn when ur a aliebn too<s... ... Read more

    $4.99 USD

  • Art & Fear

    Observations on the Perils (and Rewards) of Artmaking

    The book appeals equally to beginning and advanced artists. It is widely used as a required or recommended text in art classes. It has garnered over one hundred reviews and a nearly perfect five-star rating on the website. Over 250,000 copies have been sold. It has also been published in French and Korean language editions. ... Read more

    $10.69 USD

  • Learning First, Technology Second

    The Educator's Guide to Designing Authentic Lessons

    by Liz Kolb ...
    Learning with technology doesn’t happen because a specific tool “revolutionizes” education. It happens when proven teaching strategies intersect with technology tools, and yet it’s not uncommon for teachers to use a tool because it’s “fun” or because the developer promises it will help students learn.  Learning First, Technology Second offers teachers the professional learning they need to move ... Read more

    $17.95 USD

  • Understanding Show, Don't Tell (And Really Getting It)

    Skill Builders, #1

    by Janice Hardy ...
    series Skill Builders #1
    **Do you struggle with show, don't tell? You don't have to. **Award-winning author Janice Hardy (and founder of the popular writing site, Fiction University) takes you deep into one of the most frustrating aspects of writing--showing, and not telling. She'll help you understand what show, don't tell means, teach you how to spot told prose in your writing, and reveal why common advice on how to fix ... Read more

    $3.99 USD

  • Bayesian Analysis of Time Series

    In many branches of science relevant observations are taken sequentially over time. Bayesian Analysis of Time Series discusses how to use models that explain the probabilistic characteristics of these time series and then utilizes the Bayesian approach to make inferences about their parameters. This is done by taking the prior information and via Bayes theorem implementing Bayesian inferences of ... Read more

    $49.49 USD

  • Endurance

    Shackleton's Incredible Voyage

    Experience one of the greatest adventure stories of the modern age: The harrowing tale of British explorer Ernest Shackleton's 1914 attempt to reach the South Pole.In August 1914, polar explorer Ernest Shackleton boarded the Endurance and set sail for Antarctica, where he planned to cross the last uncharted continent on foot. In January 1915, after battling its way through a thousand miles of pack ... Read more

    $13.99 USD