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#1 KNIFE CURVE

$7.95
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079946030358
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'Til Death Do Us Part

'Til Death Do Us Part
$7.99
The author of the New York Times bestseller The Girl Who Knew Too Much returns to Victorian London in a novel of deadly obsession...

Calista Langley operates an exclusive "introduction" agency in Victorian London, catering to respectable ladies and gentlemen who find themselves alone in the world. But now, a dangerously obsessed individual has begun sending her trinkets and gifts suitable only for those in deepest mourning--a black mirror, a funeral wreath, a ring set with black jet stone. Each is engraved with her initials.

Desperate for help and fearing that the police will be of no assistance, Calista turns to Trent Hastings, a reclusive author of popular crime novels. Believing that Calista may be taking advantage of his lonely sister, who has become one of her clients, Trent doesn't trust her. Scarred by his past, he's learned to keep his emotions at bay, even as an instant attraction threatens his resolve.

But as Trent and Calista comb through files of rejected clients in hopes of identifying her tormentor, it becomes clear that the danger may be coming from Calista's own secret past--and that only her death will satisfy the stalker...

ISBN/SKU: 
9780515156362
Publication Date: 
2017-05-02
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100 Pablo Picassos

100 Pablo Picassos
$14.99
Did you know that Pablo Picasso created over 50,000 works of art in his lifetime? Or that he also wrote poetry? Did you know that his simple drawing of a dove became an international symbol of peace?

Pablo Picasso is one of the most celebrated artists in the world, and this vibrant book shows his life in a remarkably original way. By featuring 100 illustrations of Pablo Picassos throughout the pages, young readers will explore the artist's life from his childhood to his major contributions to modern art, from his love for pets to his endless curiosity about life. The book also invites readers to count the Picassos all the way to 100, adding an educational element while discovering the life and work of the great Pablo Picasso.

Guided Reading Level: N3

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9781938093326
Publication Date: 
2015-05-12
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100 Places Every Woman Should Go

100 Places Every Woman Should Go
$16.95
With its breezy reviews and insightful advice, 100 Places Every Woman Should Go encourages women of any age to see the world -- in a group, with a friend, or solo -- and inspires them to create their own list of dreams. Based on her own explorations of many countries, states, and regions, and on interviews with travelers, award-winning author Stephanie Elizondo Griest highlights 100 special destinations and challenging activities -- from diving for pearls in Bahrain to racing a camel, yak, or pony across Mongolia; to dancing with voodoo priestesses in Benin and urban cowboys in Texas; to taking a mud bath in a volcano off the coast of Colombia. Divided into such sections as "Places Where Women Made History," "Places of Indulgence," and "Places of Adventure," this guidebook includes timely contact information, resources, and recommended reading. "Ten Tips For Wandering Women" features safety precautions plus pointers on haggling, packing, and staying parasite-free. Vivid portraits of free spirits like Frida Kahlo ("A tequila-slamming, dirty joke-telling smoker, this famous artist was bisexual and beautiful") help travelers expand their experience.
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9781932361476
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100 Secrets of the Art World

$9.95
What do major artists consider their best-kept secret? What is regarded as confidential knowledge among the key players of the global art market? In 100 Secrets of the Art World, the most powerful international individuals share their insights.

Edited by Thomas Girst and Magnus Resch (author of the bestselling Management of Art Galleries), this indispensable and fun guide to contemporary art contains exclusive anecdotes, advice and personal stories from artists, museum directors, gallerists, auction house insiders, collectors and many more. Contributors include Jeff Koons, Zaha Hadid, Marina Abramovic, Ólafur Elíasson and John Baldessari, as well as directors and curators from the Centre Pompidou, the Guggenheim, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Museum of Modern Art, Tate Modern, the Nationalgalerie and elsewhere, including Philip Tinari, Hans Neuendorf, Matthew Slotover, Hans Ulrich Obrist, Daniel Birnbaum, Klaus Biesenbach, Jeffrey Deitch, Larry Gagosian, Alexandra Munroe and others.

Thoughtful and often critical entries make this informative publication an entertaining read for anyone interested in contemporary art.

Thomas Girst is an art historian and the worldwide Head of Cultural Engagement at the BMW Group. His most recent publications include The Duchamp Dictionary (2014) and Art, Literature, and the Japanese American Internment (2015).

Magnus Resch is an author, art entrepreneur and lecturer at the University of St. Gallen. His most recent publications include the Art Collector Report (2015) and the bestseller Management of Art Galleries (2015).

ISBN/SKU: 
9783863359614
Publication Date: 
2016-10-25
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100,000+ Baby Names

100,000+ Baby Names
$13.99
The most helpful, complete, and yearly up-to-date name book

What's new about names? The new edition of 100,000+ Baby Names by Bruce Lansky features the most up-to-date lists of names, trends, advice, and fascinating facts about names, including:

  • Hundreds of newly popular names and variations
  • The latest list of top 100 names for boys and girls
  • The latest naming trends: what's hot and what's not
  • The most rapidly rising and falling top 1,000 names
  • Updated lists of names to consider, including names of newly famous people and fictional characters
  • The most popular gender-neutral names and their rates of use (more for boys, more for girls, or 50/50)
  • New (and classic) celebrity baby names

  • And our list of names from around the world keeps growing! Here you'll find more than 100,000 names--complete with origins, meanings, variations, and famous namesakes. You'll find names from major linguistic and ethnic groups of origin, including English (19,000 names), Latin (11,000 names), Greek (11,000 names), American (11,000 names), Hebrew (9,000 names), Hispanic (9,000 names), French (8,000 names), Irish (7,000 names), and German (6,000 names)--plus thousands of Scottish, Welsh, Italian, Russian, Japanese, Chinese, Scandinavian, Polish, Native American, Hawaiian, Korean, Thai, Vietnamese, Australian/Aboriginal, African, and Hindi names. The list features unique spellings of popular names that are catching on, plus newly popular names and variations not listed in other books and websites.

    ISBN/SKU: 
    9780684039992
    Publication Date: 
    2006-03-01
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    101 Organic Gardening Hacks

    101 Organic Gardening Hacks
    $19.99

    Shawna Coronado, one of America's most creative gardeners, gives you her library of clever gardening tricks in 101 Organic Gardening Hacks.

    If you ask garden author Shawna Coronado what a hack is, she might just wave her hand toward her own back yard. She could be pointing at the garden bench she created from leftover wood posts and a few cinder blocks, or the rows of wine bottles buried soldier-style along a winding pathway, or even the garden soil itself, which is blended by hand from an organic soil recipe she devised.

    In 101 Organic Garden Hacks you'll find the top tips, tricks, and solutions Shawna has dreamed up in her career as one of America's most creative gardeners. Some are practical timesavers; others offer clever ways to upcycle everyday items in your garden.

    One characteristic every hack shares is that they are completely organic and unfailingly environmentally friendly. Divided into a dozen different categories for easy reference, each hack is accompanied by a clear photo that shows you exactly how to complete it. If you are looking for resourceful ways to improve your garden and promote green living values right at home, you'll love paging through this fascinating, eye-catching book.

    ISBN/SKU: 
    9781591866626
    Publication Date: 
    2017-01-01
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    101 Things for Kids to Do Outside

    101 Things for Kids to Do Outside
    $19.95

    Let them go outside and play! More parents are heeding the advice of specialists who urge them to do just that. By playing outside with friends, kids learn valuable interpersonal and negotiation skills and how to make decisions. Outdoor play teaches about the natural world, fosters creativity, and encourages physical activity.

    101 Things For Kids To Do Outside is ideal for parents, teachers, and all those working with youth. This book is ideal for the children who like gaming, TV, movies, the soft couch, and even too many snacks. The kids who believe "there's nothing to do outside" can learn and be encouraged to experience the joy of outdoor play.

    Each activity is described in language easy for a 6- to 9-year-old and illustrated with engaging graphics. Younger children may need direction, at least the first time. Large pictures display all the fun to be had. The activities range from 10 minutes to hours and hours of fun. Some require creativity, make-believe or physical exertion but they are all outside. Perfect for rainy days, sunshiny days, even snowy days.

    Examples of the 101 activities are:

  • Weave a bird's nest
  • Set up a potion lab
  • Make nature rubbings
  • Build a crawl tunnel
  • Hold a mini Olympics
  • Build a human sundial
  • Make a nature walk bracelet
  • Capture animal tracks
  • Fly a homemade kite
  • Make a rain gauge
  • Make a snow maze.
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    9781770857117
    Publication Date: 
    2016-02-23
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    13 LESSONS FOR PLEASING THE DIVINE : A WITCH'S PRIMER

    $29.95
    This combination of printed and interactive text is designed to teach seekers how to practice the old ways, with an online test to bring the initiate into the Elijah coven through 21st century technology. Spells and chants combine with the basics of Wiccan history, belief, and practice.
    ISBN/SKU: 
    9781578632459
    Publication Date: 
    2001-10-01
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    13 Reasons Why (MTI)

    13 Reasons Why (MTI)
    $10.99
    THE #1 NEW YORK TIMES AND INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER

    Featuring cover art from the Netflix original series executive produced by Selena Gomez, with exclusive interviews and photos inside!


    "Eerie, beautiful, and devastating." --Chicago Tribune

    "A stealthy hit with staying power. . . . thriller-like pacing." --The New York Times

    "Thirteen Reasons Why will leave you with chills long after you have finished reading." --Amber Gibson, NPR's "All Things Considered"


    You can't stop the future.

    You can't rewind the past.
    The only way to learn the secret . . . is to press play.

    Clay Jensen returns home from school to find a strange package with his name on it lying on his porch. Inside he discovers several cassette tapes recorded by Hannah Baker--his classmate and crush--who committed suicide two weeks earlier. Hannah's voice tells him that there are thirteen reasons why she decided to end her life. Clay is one of them. If he listens, he'll find out why.

    Clay spends the night crisscrossing his town with Hannah as his guide. He becomes a firsthand witness to Hannah's pain, and as he follows Hannah's recorded words throughout his town, what he discovers changes his life forever.

    Need to talk? Call 1-800-273-TALK (8255) anytime if you are in the United States. It's free and confidential.

    Find more resources at 13reasonswhy.info.

    Find out how you can help someone in crisis at bethe1to.com.

    ISBN/SKU: 
    9780451478290
    Publication Date: 
    2017-03-07
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