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The Complete Stephen King Universe

by Stanley Wiater, Christopher Golden & Hank Wagner

The myriad worlds and universes King has created are, in reality, one world, one universe. Here is the guide to that universe.

The Complete Stephen King Universe is the only definitive reference work that examines...


How I Write

by Janet Evanovich & Ina Yalof

How many people would kill to be a bestselling novelist? Especially one like Janet Evanovich.Writers want to know how a bestselling author thinks, writes, plans, and dreams her books. And they are primed for...


Social Sciences: Sound Smarter Without Trying Harder

by Adams Media

Does studying Freud leave you crying for your mother? Have you had a laissez-faire approach to learning economics? Fear not! The Very Lazy Intellectual: Social Science details the most popular social sciences,...


Words You Should Know 2013: The 201 Words from Science, Politics, Technology, and Pop Culture That Will Change Your Life This Year

by Nicole Cammorata

The most influential words and phrases of 2013!

Every day, hundreds of new words join our vocabulary, whether they're scientific creations, cultural terms, or politically and historically charged additions....


God Save the Queen

by Summersdale

A wealth of fascinating facts about Queen Elizabeth II

She's one of the most well-known women on the planet, but while many people know of her love of animals, her taste in fashion, and her attendances at Royal...


The Classics: Sound Smarter Without Trying Harder

by Adams Media

Can't recall anything about the ancient world? Unsure of the difference between Cronus and Saturn? Fear not! The Very Lazy Intellectual: The Classics immerses you in the culture of the ancient Greek and Roman...


Improve Your English: English in the Workplace: Hear and see how English is actually spoken--from real-life speakers

by Stephen E. Brown & Ceil Lucas

A revolutionary new DVD that teaches you practical English using real conversations

Improve Your English: English in the Workplace combines the video advantages of DVDs with the educational benefits of fluent...


The Words You Should Know to Sound Smart: 1200 Essential Words Every Sophisticated Person Should Be Able to Use

by Bobbi Bly

This book is a tongue-in-cheek guide to words that any well-educated, witty person should be able to drop into cocktail conversation. The reader is encouraged to toss off words such as "disestablishmentarianism,"...


The Dickson Baseball Dictionary (Third Edition)

by Paul Dickson & Skip McAfee

The definitive work on the language of baseball—one of the “Five Best Baseball Books” (Wall Street Journal). Hailed as “a staggering piece of scholarship” (Wall Street Journal) and “an indispensable...


50 Self-Help Classics: 50 Inspirational Books to Transform Your Life from Timeless Sages to Contemporary Gurus

by Tom Butler-Bowdon

Discover the proven classics of personal transformation and the books that have served as catalysts of change for millions.


Screenplay: The Foundations of Screenwriting

by Syd Field

From concept to character, from opening scene to finished script..

Here are easily understood guidelines to make film-writing accessible to novices and to help practiced writers improve their scripts. Syd Field...


365 Manners Kids Should Know: Games, Activities, and Other Fun Ways to Help Children and Teens Learn Etiquette

by Sheryl Eberly

If you’ve ever cringed at the sight of your ten-year-old waltzing through the neighbor’s front door without an invitation, or struggled to teach your teenager proper “netiquette” for navigating the complicated...


As a Man Thinketh: Classic Wisdom for Proper Thought, Strong Character, and Right Actions

by James Allen

Timeless Wisdom for the Modern Man

In the years since its publication in 1902, As a Man Thinketh has set thousands of men on the pathway to personal and financial growth. Now, in this unique rendition of James...


Ugetsu Monogatari or Tales of Moonlight and Rain (Routledge Revivals): A Complete English Version of the Eighteenth-Century Japanese collection of Tal

by Ueda Akinari

Ugetsu Monogatari, or Tales of Moonlight and Rain numbers among the best-loved Japanese classics. These nine illustrated tales of the supernatural from eighteenth-century Osaka combine popular appeal with a...


Fiske 250 Words Every High School Graduate Needs to Know

by Edward Fiske

Learn the words you need to succeed in college and beyond! With a powerful vocabulary on your side, a world of possibilities opens up. It is a gift of confidence and knowledge for college, your career, and beyond....


How to Look Expensive: A Beauty Editor's Secrets to Getting Gorgeous without Breaking the Bank

by Andrea Pomerantz Lustig

Glamour's "Beauty Sleuth" reveals tricks of the trade to help you look fabulously high-end—in any economy.

Andrea Pomerantz Lustig has spent twenty years as a beauty editor, and her contact list is packed...


On Writing the College Application Essay, 25th Anniversary Edition

by Harry Bauld

What does an admissions officer look for in a college application essay?

You. It's that simple. There's no formula, no trick, no strategy, says Harry Bauld, a former Ivy League admissions officer. But with acceptance...


Hot Sex

by Tracey Cox

The ultimate bedside companion--packed with erotic yet practical tips for men and women

Practical, down-to-earth, explicit and fun, Hot Sex is the must-have sex and relationships book for every man and woman....


Wired for Story: The Writer's Guide to Using Brain Science to Hook Readers from the Very First Sentence

by Lisa Cron

This guide reveals how writers can utilize cognitive storytelling strategies to craft stories that ignite readers’ brains and captivate them through each plot element.

  Imagine knowing what the brain craves...


The Art of Shaving

by Eric Malka & Myriam Zaoui

The average man will shave approximately 20,000 times over the course of his life, spending the equivalent of 139 full days doing it. He will shave off 27 feet of hair, from a total of 30,000 whiskers on his...