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ALCAEIS--YOU AND ME AND WHY WE ARE IN LOVE
A quirky collection of illustrated vignettes about love in its many forms Like all great ideals, Love--the kind written with a capital letter--often seems elusive. So then maybe it's better, as Aurelia Alcais does, to talk about the kind written in lower case, the more intimate kind of love, the kind that intertwines with our lives and creeps into the cracks of the everyday. With simple and elegant illustrations, You & Me & Why We Are in Love tells us about love in all its forms, not concerning itself with who or what you love, but above all, how you love. There's the requited love that Daisy has for nature, and then there's David who buys flowers for his wife of twenty years, not to mention Jean, the punk rocker who is secretly looking for a girl who is just like his grandmother. Oddly charming and surprisingly sweet, You & Me & Why We Are in Love is the perfect impulse purchase for anyone engaged in matters of the heart.
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Price: $7.45

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AMY WINEHOUSE
AMY WINEHOUSE
146831447
Price: $35.00

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AND THEN YOURE DEAD
AND THEN YOURE DEAD
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Price: $16.00

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ARM
ARM
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Price: $15.99

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BLOUNT ABOUT 3 BRICKS SHY
BLOUNT ABOUT 3 BRICKS SHY
082295834
Price: $21.95

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CHANGE OF SEASONS
CHANGE OF SEASONS
125008265
Price: $29.99

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COLEMAN--DISCOVERING GETTYSBURG
Gettysburg. Does any other single word in any language invoke so much passion and angst, enthusiasm and sadness, as do those ten letters? But what IS Gettysburg, exactly? I am almost embarrassed to say I discovered the answer to that question--or at least approached an answer--only late in life. Of course, Gettysburg is a small charming city nestled in south-central Pennsylvania, but in so many ways it beggars description. For about half the year its streets are mainly empty, its businesses quiet, the weather cold and blustery. For the other months, however, the place literally teems with hundreds of thousands of visitors, bustling streets and shops, and more than a handful of unique larger-than-life characters whose fan base spans the globe. And then there is the battle--the event--of the Civil War. The battle that raged there during the first days of July 1863 at the price of more than 50,000 casualties decided much (just how much depending upon who you believe) and forever stamped that place with its passion and angst and enthusiasm and its lingering, forever sadness. Its monuments and guns and plaques tell the story of the colossal clash of arms and societies, just as its National Cemetery bears silent witness to at least part of the cost of that bloody event. And somehow this "greatest little town in America," this mammoth battle, its influential characters (living and dead), its deep meaning and profound influence on our society largely escaped me for nearly six decades. That ended a couple years ago when I finally paid a visit. My journey from the uninitiated to the fully converted only took a short time, but I felt compelled to pen my experiences as they unfolded. And so you hold in your hands Discovering Gettysburg: An Unconventional Introduction to the Greatest Little Town in America and the Monumental Battle that Made It Famous. In it, you will visit with me a host of famous and off-the-beaten-path places on the battlefield, explore the historic town of Gettysburg as it is today, chat with some of the town's fascinating "resources," and follow along, as I did, with some of the most engaging storytelling I have ever had the pleasure of hearing. And nowhere inside will you be bothered with footnotes or stumble your way through academic mumbo jumbo. Thankfully, my friend and award-winning cartoonist Tim Hartman agreed to provide the magnificent maps and outstanding caricatures that grace this book. Discovering Gettysburg is, I fully admit, rather unconventional. But so is the place, the event, and the experience of that hallowed ground.
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Price: $25.00

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DE HENNEZE--FRENCHWOMAN'S GUIDE TO SEX AFTER SIXTY
A Frenchwoman's advice for how women--and men--of a certain age can enjoy love, sex, and desire in their sixties and seventies and beyond. With wit and a soupcon of irreverence, Marie de Hennezel shows that there is no age limit for erotic joy. Through interviews with countless older French women and men, de Hennezel uncovers a plethora of tips for enjoying a rich and satisfying sex life after age sixty. She suggests that perhaps the most important point is to have a positive self-image--to love yourself--and instead of worrying about wrinkles and other outward signs of aging, to cultivate an inner youthfulness, which, combined with a certain maturity, she says, can be sexier than youth all by itself. It is better to skip the plastic surgery and intense workouts at the gym and focus on sensuality, pleasure, and emotional intimacy instead. Other tips for how to keep that certain je ne sais quoi include forgetting about sexual performance, shifting from thinking about the body you have (how it looks in the mirror) to focusing on the body you are (how it feels), and being able to surrender during love and sex. Bringing a sense of humor and a bit of playfulness to the boudoir doesn't hurt either.
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Price: $8.95

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Evans - Broad Band

If you loved Hidden Figures or The Rise of the Rocket Girls, you’ll love Claire Evans’ breakthrough book on the women who brought you the internet—written out of history, until now.

“This is a radically important, timely work,” says Miranda July, filmmaker and author of The First Bad Man. The history of technology you probably know is one of men and machines, garages and riches, alpha nerds and brogrammers—but from Ada Lovelace, who wrote the first computer program in the Victorian Age, to the cyberpunk Web designers of the 1990s, female visionaries have always been at the vanguard of technology and innovation.

In fact, women turn up at the very beginning of every important wave in technology. They may have been hidden in plain sight, their inventions and contributions touching our lives in ways we don’t even realize, but they have always been part of the story.

VICE reporter and YACHT lead singer Claire L. Evans finally gives these unsung female heroes their due with her insightful social history of the Broad Band, the women who made the internet what it is today.

Seek inspiration from Grace Hopper, the tenacious mathematician who democratized computing by leading the charge for machine-independent programming languages after World War II. Meet Elizabeth “Jake” Feinler, the one-woman Google who kept the earliest version of the Internet online, and Stacy Horn, who ran one of the first-ever social networks on a shoestring out of her New York City apartment in the 1980s.

Join the ranks of the pioneers who defied social convention to become database poets, information-wranglers, hypertext dreamers, and glass ceiling-shattering dot com-era entrepreneurs. This inspiring call to action shines a light on the bright minds whom history forgot, and shows us how they will continue to shape our world in ways we can no longer ignore.

Welcome to the Broad Band. You’re next.



ISBN-10: 0735211752
ISBN-13: 9780735211759
Release Year: 2018
Publisher: Portfolio

073521175
Price: $27.00

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FRAZER--AND FROM THE COALTIPS A TREE WILL RISE
Photographer LaToya Ruby Frazier (born 1982) grew up in Braddock, PA, a borough in the American Rust Belt ravaged by the steel-industry crisis that hit the US during the Reagan administration. In this former bastion of the steel industry, the artist was raised in her Afro-American family, whose story she told in The Notion of Family. Her 2016 residency at Grand-Hornu allowed her to pursue her work on postindustrial society in Belgium, turning her camera to the Borinage, a mining region whose intense activity in the 19th century was diminished by a series of crises that led to the closure of the last mine in 1976. Testimonies gathered by Frazier from the former miners and their families have resulted in And from the Coaltips a Tree Will Rise, an extensive collection of portraits, landscapes and still lifes.
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Price: $50.00

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Hale - American Mom
A celebration of motherhood from the nineteenth century through the present day, as seen through American pop culture. There is nothing more American than Mom and apple pie. But how exactly have Americans viewed motherhood over the years? Take a stunning visual journey through American motherhood from the Civil War to today as portrayed in magazines, ads, cartoons, television, music, film, and more. This lavishly illustrated book goes decade by decade, covering everything from the origins of Mother's Day in the nineteenth century to the courage and sacrifice of wartime moms; from iconic '50s TV moms like June Cleaver and Lucille Ball to the Supermoms of the 1980s . . . to today's moms, who turn to social media to help their families' busy lives hang together. Also covered are innovative and pioneering moms, moms of the White House, and moms who created great works of art, music, and literature. These captivating images and messages paint a story of an evolving America--and of the fierce, adaptable American woman. Filled with inspirational quotes, fun facts, and famous moms, American Mom is an ideal gift for Mother's Day, baby showers, anniversaries, birthdays, and more.
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Price: $19.95

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HOBDAY--200 WOMEN
From historic world leaders to brilliant scientists, artists, and modern-day pioneers, What Would She Do? shares twenty-five incredible women's stories that educate and empower. Learn about the remarkable achievements and attitudes of feminist trailblazers such as Cleopatra, Amelia Earhart, Malala Yousafzai, Michelle Obama, and other brave women who overcame huge obstacles to accomplish great things. Featuring stunning illustrations from diverse artists, this beautiful book will inspire young readers and prepare them to face any challenge by simply asking, "What would she do?"
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Price: $50.00

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IN THIS TOGETHER
IN THIS TOGETHER
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Price: $17.99

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JANE WELSH CARLYLE & HER
JANE WELSH CARLYLE & HER VICTORIAN WORLD
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Price: $37.50

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Karbo -- In Praise of Difficult Women
From Frida Kahlo and Elizabeth Taylor to Nora Ephron, Carrie Fisher, and Lena Dunham, this witty narrative explores what we can learn from the imperfect and extraordinary legacies of 29 iconic women who forged their own unique paths in the world.

Smart, sassy, and unapologetically feminine, this elegantly illustrated book is an ode to the bold and charismatic women of modern history. Best-selling author Karen Karbo (The Gospel According to Coco Chanel) spotlights the spirited rule breakers who charted their way with little regard for expectations: Amelia Earhart, Helen Gurley Brown, Edie Sedgwick, Hillary Clinton, Amy Poehler, and Shonda Rhimes, among others. Their lives--imperfect, elegant, messy, glorious--provide inspiration and instruction for the new age of feminism we have entered. Karbo distills these lessons with wit and humor, examining the universal themes that connect us to each of these mesmerizing personalities today: success and style, love and authenticity, daring and courage. Being "difficult," Karbo reveals, might not make life easier. But it can make it more fulfilling--whatever that means for you.

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Price: $26.00

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LARK--CONVERSATIONS WITH MY DAD

Create a treasured keepsake with this journal for sons and daughters to complete together with their dads. When you were a kid, what did you think you were going to be when you grew up? What is the first big responsibility you remember having? Start a conversation with your dad! This book offers plenty of guided questions to get him talking about his most vivid memories and important milestones, as well as space to safeguard his favorite photos and mementos. Both parent and child will cherish this beautiful and precious record of your dad's life.


    • ISBN-10:1454710659
    • ISBN-13: 9781454710653
    • Release Year: 2018
    • Publisher: Lark Books

    145471065
    Price: $14.95

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LARK--CONVERSATIONS WITH MY MOM
Create a treasured keepsake with this journal for sons and daughters to complete together with their moms. When you were a kid, what did you think you were going to be when you grew up? What's something you wish you had asked your parents, but never have? Start a conversation with your mom! This book offers plenty of guided questions to get her talking about her most vivid memories and important milestones, as well as space to safeguard her favorite photos and mementos. Both parent and child will treasure this beautiful keepsake, and the precious record of your mom's life it holds.
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Price: $14.95

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Luna - Your Story is Your Power
In a very real sense we define our lives through our stories. Understand these stories, along with the motivations behind them, and we can positively change how our future unfolds. With this premise, Elle Luna, the author of The Crossroads of Should and Must, and the psychotherapist Susie Herrick present Your Story Is Your Power.

Beautifully designed and illustrated with Luna's watercolor artwork throughout, this inspiring and practical hands-on guide shows women how to uncover and understand their own stories in order to live more confident, unapologetic lives. Your Story Is Your Power is like a guided introspection, bringing us from the influences that created the way we think and engage with the world into our own personal stories. By using a series of psychologically astute exercises that focus on the reader's experience of being female, the reader will identify and understand how she is shaped by family, cultural stereotypes, personality type, personal myths, and more. And as in any successful therapy, the heart of this knowledge gained leads to a clearer sense of self and purpose, both in one's personal life and in the larger community of women.

Balanced with examples and stories of both authors, along with their shared sense of humor and measured outrage, Your Story Is Your Power is a personal, thoughtful, motivating, gorgeous gift to help every woman take control of her future.

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Price: $17.95

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LUST AND WONDER
LUST AND WONDER
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Price: $15.99

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NEVERTHELESS
NEVERTHELESS
006240970
Price: $28.99

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OS LITTLE BOOK OF CALM AN
OS LITTLE BOOK OF CALM AND COMFORT
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Price: $17.99

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RESCHER NI JOURNEY THROUG
RESCHER NI JOURNEY THROUG
082296335
Price: $19.95

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SMIT--EVERYTHING GROWS WITH LOVE
Relish life, love, and friendship--and share it with everyone you love. Created by the editors of Flow magazine, Everything Grows with Love features dozens of uplifting quotes and sayings in original graphics and hand-lettering by 20 contributing artists and illustrators. On each page, affirmations, motivational sayings, and quotes are illuminated in gorgeous calligraphy, playful photomontages, and exquisite embroidery. These are sweet expressions of inspiration and wonder: From little things big things grow. You've got to have a little rain to make a rainbow. Love is all you need. Collect moments, not things. Life is beautiful. Be happy, so that when others look at you they are happy too. Perfect for Valentine's Day, wedding showers, birthdays, or simply as a pick-me-up for a friend or relative, it's an ode to creativity, inspiration, and, above all else, love.
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Price: $9.95

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Tarnowska - For My Dad

Celebrate dad with this attractive quote-filled book! It makes the perfect gift for Father's Day, or any day at all. "I cannot think of any need in childhood as strong as the need for a father's protection." --Sigmund Freud. Give something special to dad! These heartwarming quotes about fathers come from ancient proverbs, various religious traditions, politicians, and great writers and thinkers such as Shakespeare, Twain, Kipling, F. Scott Fitzgerald, and more.


    • ISBN-10:1454928840
    • ISBN-13: 9781454928843
    • Release Year: 2018
    • Publisher: Sterling Publishing

    145492884
    Price: $14.95

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Tarnowska - For My Mom
Celebrate mom with this attractive quote-filled book! It makes the perfect gift for Mother's Day, or any day at all. "I think my life began with waking up and loving my mother's face." --George Eliot. Tell mom you love her with this beautiful gift book featuring quotes from Balzac, Oscar Wilde, Kate Chopin, Louisa May Alcott, Zora Neale Hurston, and many others.
145492883
Price: $14.95

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TORLES--MAKING LOVE POTIONS
Herbs are hot! And in Making Love Potions, best-selling author Stephanie L. Tourles shows you how to bring that heat into your bedroom. Tourles playfully presents 64 easy recipes for natural body oils, balms, tonics, bath blends, and sweet treats to share with your special someone. This celebration of life and pleasure arouses the senses with such irresistible recipes as "Come Hither" Body Powder, Cocoa-Chai "Kiss 'n' Make Up" Lip Butter, and Vanilla Intrigue Massage Oil. Most recipes use simple, common ingredients, making them both easy and quick to prepare. With beautiful illustrations and engaging explanations of the power that herbs, flowers, and natural oils have over our physical bodies, Making Love Potions is the perfect gift for herb lovers -- and all lovers -- everywhere.
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Price: $16.95

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Westover - Educated

An unforgettable memoir in the tradition of The Glass Castle about a young girl, who, kept out of school, leaves her survivalist family and goes on to earn a PhD from Cambridge University.

Tara Westover was seventeen the first time she set foot in a classroom. Born to survivalists in the mountains of Idaho, she prepared for the end of the world by stockpiling home-canned peaches and sleeping with her “head-for-the-hills bag.” In the summer she stewed herbs for her mother, a midwife and healer, and in the winter she salvaged in her father’s junkyard. The family was so isolated from mainstream society that there was no one to ensure the children received an education, and no one to intervene when one of Tara’s older brothers became violent. As a way out, Tara began to educate herself, learning enough mathematics and grammar to be admitted to Brigham Young University. Her quest for knowledge would transform her, taking her over oceans and across continents, to Harvard and to Cambridge. Only then would she wonder if she’d traveled too far, if there was still a way home.

With the acute insight that distinguishes all great writers, Westover has crafted a universal coming-of-age story that gets to the heart of what an education offers: the perspective to see one’s life through new eyes, and the will to change it.

ISBN-10: 0399590501
ISBN-13: 9780399590504
Release Year: 2018
Publisher: Random House

039959050
Price: $28.00

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WRIGHT--BEER JOURNAL

Explore beer styles and log your tastings in this compact journal. The Beer Journal is more than just a journal. This compact guide is a crash course in the many styles of beer and how to approach them in a tasting. Perfect for newcomers to the craft beer scene as well as longtime fans of the beverage, this book is an excellent way to learn about styles you've yet to try. These pages are filled with useful information on the beers themselves and tips to having the best tasting experience possible. Author Chris Wright even includes examples of beers on the market to help readers as they navigate the beer aisle. Packed with useful information, this informative guide will teach readers all about: The many styles of beer Their taste profiles What sets one style apart from another Origin stories Glassware Suggested food pairings The comprehensive tasting logs enable readers to keep track of the details of each particular beer they try--from brewer, beer name, and style to color, flavor, and body. Other worksheets give readers the opportunity to journal their brewery tours and food pairing experimentations. From lagers and wheat beers to sours and stouts, The Beer Journal is your guide to a complete tasting experience.


    • ISBN-10: 1510714715
    • ISBN-13: 9781510714717
    • Release Year: 2017
    • Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing

    151071471
    Price: $6.45

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