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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...


Grammatically Correct

by Anne Stilman

How does good writing stand out? If its purpose is to convey facts, findings, or instructions, it need be read only once for its content to be clear. If its purpose is to entertain or to provoke thought, it...


How to Write Funny

by John Kachuba

Writing humor is subjective and challenging - thankfully, there are many ways to create it. How to Write Funny provides advice, insights and humor from more than twenty writers with a gift for making readers...


Engagement & Wedding Rings: The Definitive Buying Guide for People in Love

by Antoinette L. Matlins & Antonio C. Bonanno

Takes the fear and anxiety out of buying an engagement or wedding ring, restoring the romance and the magic of this once-in-a-lifetime experience. You'll find everything you need to know to select, buy and enjoy...


The Gentleman's Guide to Life: What Every Guy Should Know About Living Large, Loving Well, Feeling Strong, and Looking Good

by Steve Friedman

Whether you're a sensitive, bookish type or a beer-guzzling Cyber-jock--or just an average guy--The Gentleman's Guide to Life is a perfect and indispensable primer on looking, living, and feeling good, answering...


The Art of Civilized Conversation: A Guide to Expressing Yourself With Style and Grace

by Margaret Shepherd

Say It with Style

In our fast-paced, electronic society, the most basic social interaction—talking face-to-face—can be a challenge for even the most educated and self-assured individuals. And yet making conversation...


Speak Easy: Mary Lou's Rules for Engaging Conversation

by Mary Lou Lou Walker & Matthew Calkins

Award-winning teacher Mary Lou Walker presents 10 clear rules to making conversation rewarding and fulfilling in this casual compendium of wit and wisdom. Positing that conversation groups, or colloquies, make...


The Leader's Mentor

by Ian Jackman

What Makes a Leader?

“Leadership is the thing that wins battles. I have it but I’ll be damned if I can define it.” –General George S. Patton

Leadership is often daunting. Because every situation is different,...


Historical Dictionary of Track and Field

by Peter Matthews

The Historical Dictionary of Track and Field covers the history of this sport through a chronology, an introductory essay, appendixes, and an extensive bibliography. The dictionary section has over 500 cross-referenced...


Survival Mom: How to Prepare Your Family for Everyday Disasters and Worst-Case Scenarios

by Lisa Bedford

From the creator of TheSurvivalMom.com comes this first-of-its-kind guidebook for all the “prepper” moms keen to increase their family's level of preparedness for emergencies and crises of all shapes and...


Commander in Chic

by Mikki Taylor

With her “classic with a twist” sensibility, Michelle Obama oozes chic! Mikki Taylor, one of the nation’s foremost authorities on fashion, beauty, and style, has taken Mrs. Obama as her muse, to write...