The Art of Calligraphy Letters

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Learn How to Create Calligraphy Letters—Easily

Learn the art of beautiful calligraphy writing from an Italian master in this jam-packed workbook and guide to the art of calligraphy.

Hand lettering for beginners or experienced writers. Each page has a step-by-step guide showing you how to easily perfect your lettering, calligraphy writing, or cursive handwriting skills. Practice and find your own unique modern calligraphy writing style.

Calligraphy practice and fun for all levels. Enjoy creating beautiful and calming designs. Delight in forming cute letters. Find peace as you go at your own pace of learning. Craft your own beautiful personalized cards, placeholders, agendas, notes, and other works of art.

Inside, you’ll find:

  • Pages full of step-by-step instructions on how to do calligraphy
  • An assortment of calligraphy letter designs 
  • Tips for quickly building your calligraphy and cursive handwriting skills

If you liked creative lettering and enjoyed calligraphy books such as The Ultimate Guide to Modern Calligraphy & Hand Lettering, The Lost Art of Handwriting Workbook, or Modern Lettering, you’ll love Laura Toffaletti’s The Art of Calligraphy Letters.

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Bees Make the Best Pets

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All the Buzz for Beekeeping Beginners

#1 Bestseller in Entomology 

What happens when a writer sets up a backyard beehive? You get a beekeeping book full of fun and fascinating facts about honey bees and our other favorite pollinators.

A nature guide book for beekeeping beginners. Full of trivia, tips, legends, and lore—this quirky bee book swarms with interesting information, so you can have fun, learn stuff, grow your farm, or just relax. Writer and beekeeper Jack Mingo lives with half a million bees, and has picked up a thing or two at his bee farm. In this collection of humorous and often unusual observations, Mingo shows us a glimpse of the mystical and matriarchal world of bees.

The save the bees sign you’ve been looking for. How many legs do bees have? Enough not to crowd your bed at night. They don't track mud or bugs into your house, and they won’t bark and whine. They even greet you with raw honey and beeswax. And these are just some of the reasons bees make the best pets of all. Whether you’re a beekeeping beginner, looking to save the bees, or interested in fun nature facts about bugs and insects, there’s something here for every nature lover.

Step into Mingo’s hive for tidbits like:

  • Fun and interesting tips and tricks for beekeeping beginners
  • Knowledge about the color, quality, and benefits of local honey
  • The history and legendary stories of bees, like the role they played in the Civil War and the Legend of the Caroling Bees

If you liked Beekeeping for Dummies, The Beekeeper’s Handbook, or Beekeeping for Beginners, you’ll love Bees Make the Best Pets.

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Baseball Memories & Dreams

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Discover What Made Baseball America’s Pastime 

#1 New Release in Baseball Statistics

Baseball Memories & Dreams celebrates the iconic moments, heroes, and trends that define baseball for its millions of fans  

This compendium of baseball writing covers it all—recollections of Hall of Famers and narratives from top baseball writers; stories on the rich iconography and history of the game across the full diversity of players, teams, and leagues; and reflections on the way America’s pastime has shaped our culture. Selected from the Baseball Hall of Fame’s member magazine, Baseball Memories & Dreams brings to life the best of baseball. 

More than just a baseball history book. Revel in America’s pastime and explore baseball history in articles written by notable sports writers, Hall of Famers, media personalities, and the Hall’s own expert historians. Baseball Memories & Dreams showcases the best of baseball facts, baseball biographies, and baseball media personalities into a robust catalogue of known and unknown information.

Get the inside scoop into the lives of baseball giants like Johnny Bench, Peter Gammons, John Grisham, Tim Kurkjian, Ichiro Suzuki, Joe Torre, and more. From their stories, gain insight into each individual life to see just what trials and hardships made these men into the best baseball players in history. With Baseball Memories & Dreams in hand, you’ll see America’s pastime in a new light.

Inside, you’ll find over 70 articles on America’s pastime, highlighting:

  • Baseball facts, baseball biographies, stats, and artifacts—and the history and lore behind them
  • Coverage of Black, Hispanic, and woman players
  • Stories about baseball’s great players, teams, and rivalries, as well as the moments that trace the game’s wide-ranging history 

If you enjoy baseball books—best sellers like The Baseball 100Cloudbuster Nine, or Talking to GOATS—you’ll love Baseball Memories & Dreams.

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The Great Book of Journaling

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Journaling Techniques for Growing, Healing, and Creativity 

“When Lynda [Monk] talks about her own journaling practice, a spirit of flexibility infuses her approach.”—Rebecca Kochenderfer, Journaling.com

#1 New Release in Nonfiction Writing Reference and Writing Skills

The Great Book of Journaling provides calming tools for quelling worry and anxiety from psychotherapist Eric Maisel. As well as expert writing tips from Lynda Monk, Director of the International Association for Journal Writing.

Journal Writing for High Self-Esteem. This is the next-generation book on journaling techniques that introduces a younger generation to the immense benefits of journaling and provides all journal writers with the tools they need to grow, heal, and deepen their personal writing experience.

Utilize Therapeutic Writing. Journal writing can promote individual healing, creativity, and community-building. The Great Book of Journaling offers multiple perspectives on journaling techniques in an easy-to-use, practical format, along with providing a comprehensive introduction to various techniques and methods for deepening your personal writing. 

Learn from the Best. We’ve rounded up 40 of the top journal experts in the world to explain exactly what journal writing can do for you! The Great Book of Journaling is full of practical tips, evidence-based research, and rich anecdotes from their coaching, teaching, therapy work with journal writers, or their personal journal writing. 

The Great Book of Journaling can help:

  • Create high self-esteem, self-love, and self-confidence
  • Improve your health and your sense of wellbeing 
  • Calm your worry and anxiety  
  • Serve your creative needs 
  • Deepen your personal writing

Readers of books on journal writing such as Mindfulness Journal, The Self-Discovery Journal, or No Worries will love The Great Book of Journaling.

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The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Graduates

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The College Graduation Gift Idea That Says Congratulations

Gift your graduate the timeless life-wisdom of The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People in this special edition designed to celebrate the college graduation milestone.

Start them off strong with this invaluable graduation gift idea. College graduation is a major life event, and the steps taken after are crucial to setting your graduate up for success. This book helps new graduates begin this new phase of their life with positivity and momentum. It includes questions to challenge their current beliefs, and daily inspiration with quotes and powerful affirmations to lead them to a successful and fulfilling life.

Develop highly effective habits. The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Graduates is based on the international bestseller (over 40 million sold), The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen Covey. Start your college graduate off in life with timeless words of affirmation, inspiring quotes, and thought-provoking questions. Help them build and maintain good habits and stay focused and motivated.

Packed with the proven keys to creating highly effective people, this book also includes:

  • Thought-provoking questions on topics like trust and responsibility
  • Affirmations for success, focus, and positivity
  • Inspirational words from successful people 

If you enjoyed other FranklinCovey bestsellers such as The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People: Guided Journal, The 7 Habits on the Go, A Self-Guided Workbook for Highly Effective Teens, or The 6 Most Important Decisions You'll Ever Make; then you will love The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Graduates.

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Afirmaciones atrevidas

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Afirmaciones positivas y frases motivadoras para mujeres poderosas

“No matter how you use it, there can be benefits for you and your daily life.”―Nerdy Girl Express

#1 Bestseller in Popular Culture, Quotations, Women’s Studies, Love & Marriage Humor, Self-Esteem, LGBT, and Trivia

Afirmaciones atrevidas está repleto de afirmaciones positivas y de semblanzas de heroínas poderosas de la vida real. Este libro es el regalo perfecto de empoderamiento femenino, tanto para ti como para tus mejores amigas.

Las mujeres poderosas necesitan afirmaciones positivas. Ninguna mujer se levanta de la cama sabiéndose increíble y lista de tener un día estupendo. Muchas veces nos encontramos apresurándonos, trabajando arduamente para complacer y hacer felices a los demás en vez de pensar en nosotras mismas. Afirmaciones atrevidas detiene la negatividad con hechos y pasajes sobre mujeres empoderadas.

Descubre citas y afirmaciones motivadoras de mujeres poderosas. En Afirmaciones atrevidas, la reina de las afirmaciones y de la vida positiva Becca Anderson te recuerda que eres bastante increíble. Con este libro de afirmaciones motivadoras, te llenarás de entusiasmo con frases inspiradoras hechas por y para mujeres. Junto a estas frases de empoderamiento femenino obtendrás un nuevo conocimiento, a través de una mezcla de biografías breves y perfiles extensos, de las mujeres increíbles que han dejado huella en este mundo. Y cuando termines de aprender sobre estas mujeres temerarias, te reafirmarás con ejercicios de escritura en tu diario.

Lee Afirmaciones atrevidas y:

  • Aprende el hábito de afirmarte cada día
  • Empodérate y refuerza tu autoestima
  • Serás motivada por anécdotas divertidas, palabras sabias y dichos atrevidos

A los lectores de libros de afirmaciones y frases positivas para mujeres como Let That Sh*t Go, A Year of Positive Thinking, o Beautifully Said les encantarán las frases inspiradoras que encontrarán en Afirmaciones atrevidas.

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Friends Are Everything

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Appreciate your True Friends with Friendship Quotes and Stories

“BJ Gallagher ... motivates and teaches with empathy, understanding, and more than a little humor.”—Debba Haupert, of the Girlfriendology Podcast

True friends are hard to find and even harder to describe. But with real life stories, friendship quotes, inspirational quotes, and anecdotes about the ups and downs and ins and outs of friendships, Friends are Everything has everything you ever need for friendship empowerment.

Beautiful friendships of all shapes and sizes. To bestselling author B.J. Gallagher, there are so many types of friends. There are friends who tell you what you don’t want to hear, friends who help you be your best self, friends who forgive you when you hurt them, friends who respect your boundaries. There are neighbors, best friends, childhood friends, spiritual friends, friends who are family, friends who are lovers, friends at work, and the list goes on. Get ready to dive into what it really means to love a friend and what it means to be one.

Inspirational quotes for your girlfriends. With more than three dozen inspiring stories from girlfriends across the country, affirmative acronyms, and female empowerment quotes, Friends are Everything is a heartfelt celebration of friendships across all generations and a perfect gift to share with your bestie.

Inside Friends are Everything, find friendship quotes, inspirational quotes, and words of empowerment in heartwarming and entertaining stories such as:

  • “Please, Help Me Stop Shooting Myself in the Foot!”
  • “Finding Mr. Probably Right”
  • “A Woman’s Wheels”

If you enjoyed books like That's What She SaidTell Me More; or Hey Friend, I Wrote a Book About You, then you’ll love Friends are Everything.

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The Bartender's Ultimate Guide to Cocktails

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Fantastic Alcohol Facts, Cocktail Culture, and More

“A wealth of knowledge and experiences from virtually every corner of cocktail culture.”― T.A. Breaux, Author of Breaux Absinthe: The Exquisite Elixir

#1 Bestseller in Alcoholic Drinks & Beverages

Peruse the interesting histories and lore of alcohol as you fill your cocktail glass and sip a drink―hand-made by you―using one of the many artisanal yet simple recipes inside. Learn fun alcohol facts and tidbits you’ll bring with you everywhere you go.

Learn, concoct, and be merry. Are you brand new to alcohol and don’t know where to start? Are you more experienced but looking for something that gives context to the art of mixology? Books with nothing but recipes get stale fast, but this bartender bible is a cocktail codex, combining all the facets of alcohol and classic cocktails―recipes, traditions, stories, and more―so you’ll always find something interesting within.

Step into yesteryear and peer at the history of classic cocktails through the lens of those who have created and loved mixed drinks throughout time. Alcohol’s culture is a storied saga full of lore, anecdotes, and experiences. Author Cheryl Charming gathers information from almost every corner of the drinking world and brings it all together in one fun, easy to read, and informative love letter to the heritage of the drinks we all love today.

Inside The Bartender’s Ultimate Guide to Cocktails, you’ll find:

  • Recipes for basic bar drinks and classic cocktails everyone should know, like the Manhattan
  • Advice from your favorite bartender on everything alcohol―facts like what makes the perfect ice cube, bar tool essentials, and the best places to get specialty drinks or artisanal bitters
  • Cultural anecdotes, myths, and stories about drinks, their origins, and their rise to popularity

If you liked Liquid IntelligenceThe Drunken Botanist, or Death & Co, you’ll love The Bartender’s Ultimate Guide to Cocktails.

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The Complete Handbook of Quantum Healing

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The Holistic Healing Handbook for a Homeopathic Household

“A thoughtful, comprehensive synthesis of a multifaceted approach to healing”—Belleruth Naparstek, LISW, BCD, creator of the Health Journeys Guided Imagery series

#1 New Release in Diseases & Physical Ailments

Heal your body naturally using an array of well-researched and long-practiced techniques. This easy-to-understand holistic healing library provides multiple healing approaches to the most common ailments, so you’ll have access to the best approach for you and will be feeling better in no time.

Holistic healing made easy. Our lives are intertwined with the unexpected. We are bound to become ill or get hurt, probably multiple times in our lives. When that happens, Complete Handbook of Quantum Healing makes healing your body easy by providing an A-Z reference guide of over 100 health issues, each with healing options using different types of holistic medicine, so you’ll be sure to find the best approach—or approaches—for you.

See real results through trusted techniques. A perfect holistic healing gift or addition to anyone’s natural health kit, Complete Handbook of Quantum Healing seamlessly blends new-world science with old-world knowledge. With her deep understanding of both the medical and the spiritual side of healing, author Deanna Minich, PhD, translates her medical knowledge to simple holistic healing techniques that anyone can use and that have been shown to work.

Inside, you’ll find:

  • An A-Z list of over 100 common ailments
  • 7 self-healing options for each ailment including herbal medicines, essential oils, crystals, and more
  • Self healing quotes, meditations, and healing energy exercises to restore the body and the soul

If you like natural healing books such as The Modern Herbal Dispensary, Medical Medium, or When the Body Says No, you’ll love Complete Book of Quantum Healing.

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Comma Sense

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Guide for Grammar, Voice, and Sentence Structure

“If you're going to have one grammar book on your shelf, make it this one!” —Dani Alcorn, COO at Writing Academy and cofounder of Writer's Secret Sauce

#1 New Release in Writing, Research & Publishing Guides, Composition and Language, Grammar Reference, Semantics, Vocabulary Books, Study & Teaching Reference, Reading Skills, and editing

Comma Sense by Ellen Feld is a style guide for all things grammar. Learn the rules of adverbs, punctuation, abbreviations, prepositions, and much more. Feld shows you how to write technically, professionally, and personally.

Grammar for everyone. Master English grammar with Ellen Feld. Comma Sense goes above and beyond the average grammar book. Professional writers, students, novices, and experts can benefit from learning or relearning the basics of grammar and beyond: em dashes, parentheticals and parallelism, diction and logic, run-on sentences and sentence fragments, and more. Become a master of capitalization and punctuation, subjects and predicates, and contractions and possessives.

Test Your Knowledge. After every chapter, take a quiz to practice your new grammatical skills in this great grammar workbook. At the end of the book, a comprehensive test allows you to utilize all you have learned.

Inside, you’ll find:

  • The basics of grammar and beyond
  • Tips for better writing
  • Terrific supplementary resources

Readers who enjoyed The Elements of Style; Actually, the Comma Goes Here; The Blue Book of Grammar and Punctuation; or The Perfect English Grammar Workbook will love Comma Sense: A Guide to Grammar Victory. Workbook will love Comma Sense: Your Guide to Grammar Victory.

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Back From the Future

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A Fan’s Look at the Back to the Future Franchise

“Brad Gilmore's book not only offers new perspectives and a deeper understanding of Back to the Future, it reminds us why we fell in love with it in the first place." ─Mark Ellis, Comedian & Movie Critic

#1 Bestseller in Movies, Guides & Reviews

There’s a host of information out there on the Back to the Future trilogy, but never before has there been a book like this.

The history of the films, cartoons, toys, and more. The Back to the Future series is a timeless collection greatly revered by all audiences. The beauty of this book by Brad Gilmore is that it doesn’t present the history of the film as textbook information. He discusses these films from a place of passion and so effectively reveals how the history behind the movies is just as engaging as the films themselves.

Unheard details and trivia.  Gilmore, a radio and television host and host of Back to the Future: The Podcast, is an expert on all things Back to the Future. Pairing his knowledge with his passion for the films, Gilmore uses this book to discuss details and movie trivia that reveal just why the trilogy has stood the test of time. As a fan speaking to fellow fans, he dives into fan theories and provides answers to many questions readers have—because they are the very questions he himself has asked.

Check out this must-have book and learn things you never knew:

  • Completed timelines of all the main characters from the franchise
  • In-depth studies of various Back to the Future fan theories that will surprise and intrigue you
  • A detailed comparison of the films’ predictions of the future to our world today

Fans of books like Back to the Future: The Classic Illustrated StorybookBack to the Future: The Ultimate Visual HistoryBack to the Future: Untold Tales and Alternate Timelines, or We Don’t Need Roads: The Making of the Back to the Future Trilogy, will love Back From the Future.

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Let Us Give Thanks

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A Thankfulness Daily Devotional for Women

Saying grace before a meal is one of our loveliest time-honored traditions. Let Us Give Thanks is your essential prayerbook for giving thanks, offering 365 beautiful blessings for every day of the year.

Devotional prayers for every supper. From eighteenth-century Thanksgiving prayers to sincere expressions of thankfulness by Anne Lamott, Mark Nepo, Thich Nhat Hahn, Alice Walker, and more, blogger and bestselling author Becca Anderson’s gathering of graces shows us how to begin each meal with an open heart. Coming from a long line of religious teachers, Becca brings a deep understanding of practiced gratitude to this daily devotional for women, men, families, friends, or anyone wanting to give thanks a try.

Inspirational meditations year-round. Whether you're accustomed to giving a blessing or new to this sacred art, this bounty of blessings brings spirituality to your meals and special gatherings, helping you to give thanks each day. The graces compiled here are universal, with special attention paid to how easily the words can be spoken by the whole family—kids included.

Let Us Give Thanks offers:

  • 365 thankful thoughts—a new grace for every family meal
  • Spiritual meditations from the Bible, Native American texts, and Buddhism
  • A daily devotional for women, men, or anyone dedicated to gratefulness, with inspiration from a variety of sources

If you enjoyed Good Days Start With Gratitude; Worry Less, Pray More; or A Year of Positive Thinking, you’ll love Let Us Give Thanks.

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So You Think You Know Baseball

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Baseball Facts and MLB Trivia for the Ultimate Baseball Fan

#1 New Release in Statistics and Baseball History

In this third title published by National Baseball Hall of Fame Books, test your knowledge of baseball trivia against the experts—the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum.

The history of baseball is etched in its trivia. No American sport is chronicled through its trivia and statistics more than baseball. Now, the National Baseball Hall of Fame presents the ultimate baseball trivia book, So You Think You Know Baseball

Hit it out of the park at your MLB trivia night or in an after-dinner baseball quiz with your family. Selected by the historians and curators at the Baseball Hall of Fame, over 100 years of rich baseball history is packed into this virtual reference guide of facts, figures, and fascinating tidbits about our national pastime. 

In So You Think You Know Baseball, find 450 challenging baseball trivia questions organized into nine themed chapters covering a wide range of baseball history:

  • Baseball Firsts – famous firsts for almost every aspect of baseball history
  • First Year Phenoms – rookie sensations and first year wonders
  • Legendary Sluggers – Mickey Mantle, Willie Mays, Babe Ruth & more
  • Historic Hurlers – celebrated pitchers and their remarkable accomplishments on the mound
  • Record Breakers – notable players and teams who left their mark in the record books
  • Hall of Famers – baseball’s all-time greats enshrined in Cooperstown
  • Baseball in Pop Culture – discover the many ways baseball has influenced American culture
  • The Postseason – highlighting the celebrated moments in World Series history
  • Baseball Potpourri – unique facts about America’s Pastime

Also don’t miss other titles published by National Baseball Hall of Fame Books, Picturing America’s Pastime, Memories from the Microphone, and Baseball Memories and Dreams.

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The Origin of Names, Words and Everything in Between

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Origin of Names

Dive Into the Fun Facts Behind Names and Word Origins

#1 Bestseller in Words, Language & Grammar, Etymology

The best-selling book is back in it’s second volume with more names, more words, and even more in-between than before!

What’s in a name?  The answer is far more complex and interesting than you may think. From the person behind the popular Youtube channel, NameExplain, comes the second volume of his best-selling book The Origin of Names, Words and Everything in Between. This new book is a fun, interesting and educational journey through the world of etymology. It covers a huge array of names from a variety of topic areas, and includes a bunch of  random facts behind the names. From first names, to bodies of water―there’s no name big or small, important or obscure that won’t be explained.

Find fun facts. Presented in a light and entertaining manner, The Origin of Names compels you to learn a ton of things you didn’t know you wanted to know. Unlike a dictionary, everything in this book is easy to understand and can be read from start to finish, or in short bursts. It’s also a lot more fun to read―Patrick explains each name with jokes and quips you’re bound to enjoy, and it’s full of pictures too! Be the know-it-all you always wanted to be.

In The Origin of Names you’ll:

  • Learn fascinating word origins and bizarre name meanings
  • Be able to entertain yourself and friends with random facts
  • Gain honor and renown for your unrivaled knowledge of etymology

If you enjoyed books like Interesting Stories For Curious People, Stuff You Should Know, or The Great Book of American Idioms, then you’ll love The Origin of Names, Words and Everything in Between: Volume II.

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A Little Book of Thank Yous

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Say “Thank You” With a Happy Heart

“With this book, you’ll find yourself moving towards a happier and more fulfilling life. Gratitude is easy to embrace and very powerful.” ―Nina Lesowitz, bestselling author of Living Life as a Thank You

#1 New Release in Etiquette Guides & Advice

To say “Thank You” and to mean it benefits everybody. Kindness makes us strong, so write your thanks, message it, shout it from the rooftops—it's good for the one who hears it and better for the one who says it.

Discover why gratitude is important and the wonder of expressing gratitude daily. Gratitude brings abundance to you and to those around you—we all like to be acknowledged for our efforts. Author Addie Johnson shows us just how easy it is to improve your friendships and other relationships by expressing words of thanks. She offers us gratitude practices to grab on the run or to sit with and ponder, describes gratitude affirmations, and sets out to teach herself—and her readers—how to say “Thank You.”

This “Thank You” book is a small book with a great big heart. We all have things to be grateful for. Feeling gratitude is something that we can all relate to, and this theme runs throughout A Little Book of Thank Yous. From Winston Churchill to Barack Obama, from Shakespeare to Virginia Woolf to Meister Eckhart, Addie Johnson pulls the best gratitude quotes from people from all walks of life. 

Inside A Little Book of Thank Yous, learn about:

  • Gratitude affirmations and practices to help keep a thankful mindset
  • How to say thank you in a meaningful way, for almost any occasion
  • Words of radiance from historical figures and everyday people

If you liked books such as Words to the Rescue, The 5 Languages of Appreciation, or Thanks for the Feedback, you’ll love A Little Book of Thank Yous.

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The High School Survival Guide

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A Great Graduation Gift Idea for Your 9th Grade or 8th Grade Graduate

“High School Survival Guide teaches you how to survive both school and life!" –Lenoria Addison, Partner Manager, AwesomenessTV

#1 Best Seller in Test Preparation, SSAT & COOP, and Mindfulness & Meditation

Learn from The High School Survival Guide and be your most organized, productive, motivated, and confident self as you prepare to become a high school freshman.

A step-by-step guide to high school success. We’re all told to study hard in high school but we’re never taught how. And what about balancing the increasing workload and demands of teenage life? According to Jessica Holman’s step-by-step guide, you don’t have to sacrifice your life to be a high school success.

The ultimate graduation book for high school freshmen. You’re a 9th grade or 8th grade graduate and about to enter high school. It’s both exciting and nerve-wrecking. So many students feel anxious, stressed, and overwhelmed at the thought of starting high school. But what if you can love high school, form amazing friendships, grow your self-esteem, and get an excellent education all at the same time?

How to study, how to get good grades, and more. High school is all about learning how to learn. In The High School Survival Guide, learn everything from setting up the ideal study space to building confidence and setting effective goals! Whether you’re looking for middle school graduation gifts or teen gifts, The High School Survival Guide teaches you how to:

  • Identify which study methods work best for you
  • Improve your focus during class
  • Avoid burnout and manage study-related stress and anxiety

If you’re looking for high school graduation gifts for her, books for teens, or 8th grade graduation gifts for girls─or enjoyed reading 7 Habits of Highly Effective TeensHow to Be a High School Superstar, or A Smart Girl's Guide─then you’ll love The High School Survival Guide.

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The Art of Pilgrimage

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The Spiritual Traveler’s Travel Guide

“A must read before a trip.” ―Escape

“One of the greatest travel books I have ever read.” ―Peter Feibleman, author of Lilly: Reminiscences of Lillian Hellman

#1 Bestseller in Atlases & Maps

The classic guide to making travel meaningful. The Art of Pilgrimage is a travel guide full of inspiration for the spiritual traveler.

Not just for pilgrims. We are descendants of nomads. And although we no longer partake in this nomadic life, the instinct to travel remains. Whether we’re planning a trip or buying a secondhand copy of Siddhartha, we’re always searching for a journey, a pilgrimage. With remarkable stories from famous travelers, poets, and modern-day pilgrims, The Art of Pilgrimage is for the mindful traveler who longs for something more than diversion and escape.

Rick Steves with a literary twist. Through literary travel stories and meditations, award-winning writer, filmmaker and host of the acclaimed Global Spirit PBS series, Phil Cousineau, shows readers that travel is worthy of mindfulness and spiritual examination. Learn to approach travel with a desire for risk and renewal, practicing intentionality and being present.

Spiritual travel for the soul. If you’re looking for reasons to travel, this is it. Whether traveling to Mecca or Memphis, Stonehenge or Cooperstown, one’s journey becomes meaningful when the traveler’s heart and imagination are open to experiencing the sacred. The Art of Pilgrimage shows that there is something sacred waiting to be discovered around us.

Inside find:

  • Inspirational stories, myths, parables, and quotes from many travelers and many faiths
  • How to see with the “eyes of the heart”
  • Over 70 illustrations

If you enjoyed books like The Pilgrimage by Paulo Coelho, Unlikely PilgrimZen on the Trail, or Pilgrimage─The Sacred Art, then The Art of Pilgrimage is a travel companion you’ll want to have with you.

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Memories from the Microphone

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Voices of the Game

Curt Smith is “…the voice of authority on baseball broadcasting.” —USA Today

#1 New Release in Photography, Baseball Statistics, Photo Essays, and Photojournalism

In this second in a series of Baseball Hall of Fame books, celebrate the larger-than-life role played by radio and TV baseball announcers in enhancing the pleasure of our national pastime.

Commemorate the 100th anniversary of baseball broadcasting. The first baseball game ever broadcast on radio was on August 5, 1921 by Harold Wampler Arlin, a part-time baseball announcer on Pittsburgh’s KDKA, America’s first commercially licensed radio station. The Pirates defeated the Phillies 8-5.

An insider’s view of baseball. Now you can own Memories from the Microphone and experience baseball from author Curt Smith. He has spent much of his life covering baseball radio and TV, and previously authored baseball books including the classic Voices of The Game.

Relive baseball’s storied past through the eyes of famed baseball announcers. Organized chronologically, Memories from the Microphone charts the history of baseball broadcasting. Enjoy celebrated stories and personalities that have shaped the game—from Mel Allen to Harry Caray, Vin Scully to Joe Morgan, Ernie Harwell to Red Barber.

Also discover:

  • Images from the Baseball Hall of Fame’s matchless archive
  • Anecdotes and quotes from Curt Smith’s original research
  • Interviews with broadcast greats
  • Little-known stories, such as Ronald Reagan calling games for WHO Des Moines in the 1930s
  • Accounts of diversity in baseball broadcasting, including the TV coverage of Joe Morgan and earlier Hispanic pioneers Buck Canel and Rafael (Felo) Ramirez
  • A special section devoted to the Ford C. Frick Award and inductees since its inception in 1978

Also take a nostalgic trip down baseball's memory lane with other Baseball Hall of Fame books:  Picturing America’s Pastime, So You Think You Know Baseball, and Baseball Memories and Dreams.

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