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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You Deserve Nice Things

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Coloring with TheLatestKate

Find Your Daily Peace and Relax Your Mind With TheLatestKate’s Art Therapy Activities

A gently supportive and encouraging coloring book by Kate Allan, creator of TheLatestKate and author of You Can Do All Things, perfect for those dealing with anxiety.

Soothing art therapy from an empathetic source. In You Deserve Nice Things, Kate draws strengths from her own struggles with depression and anxiety. Each design gently argues against negativity that can come from low self-esteem and helps you on your journey towards managing anxiety. 

Experience real anxiety relief through art therapy activities. Each page of the You Deserve Nice Things coloring book offers a supportive animal friend with a message of comfort, understanding, and mindfulness. Find inner peace and tranquility while coloring these uplifting, cute animals.

Inside, you’ll find:

  • 96 coloring pages, full of inclusive illustrations suitable for all ages and skill levels.
  • A collection of fun and sweet drawings that sparkle with comfort and provide anxiety relief 
  • Stress-relieving art therapy activities that will help you find relaxation from the daily grind of life 

If you enjoyed coloring books that help with managing anxiety like 100 Flowers, Mindfulness Coloring Book, or Plants and Flowers Coloring Book, you’ll love You Deserve Nice Things. Check out Kate Allan’s affirmation books You Can Do All Things, You’re Strong, Smart and You’ve Got This and It’s Your Weirdness that Makes You Wonderful, as well as her Thera-Pets card deck!


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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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Girls on Film

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On Movies, History, and Women  

With humor and honesty, Girls on Film looks at the good, the bad, and the unfairly written women in film. A celebration of the power of cinema and the hidden messages within media and culture, this collection of personal essays explores the women who inspired and confused a young film enthusiast.

A movie freak with a feminist message. In the tradition of feminist authors, film reporter Alicia Malone brings a collection of personal essays looking at the representation and impact of women on film. In addition to personal anecdotes and analysis, Girls on Film weaves in interviews from a diverse group of well-known women working in cinema today.

For fans of Trick Mirror and film books. A blend of women’s history books and film reviews, each chapter of Girls on Film looks at a female character representative of a stereotype or trope. As she explores hidden histories, Alicia connects these tropes to her very own journey in film.

In this authentic approach to film theory, you’ll find essays on:

  • The dumb blonde
  • The Cinderella transformation
  • The femme fatale

A follow-up to Backwards and in Heels and The Female Gaze, Girls on Film is the final book in Alicia’s women in cinema trilogy. If you enjoy feminism books, movie books, or cinema books—like Trick Mirror, You Play the Girl, Where the Girls Are, and Dolls! Dolls! Dolls!—then you’ll love Girls on Film.

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Bond, James Bond

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Breaking Down Six Decades of James Bond Movies

Hosts Mike Kalinowski and Brad Gilmore team up in this comprehensive breakdown of the longest running film series in the history of cinema. In Bond, James Bond, they explore the cinematic history of the James Bond collection to celebrate everything it got right and reflect on everything it got wrong.

The complete cinematic biographies of James Bond. Since his initial portrayal by Sean Connery, James Bond has become a timeless icon worldwide. Now, comes the first-ever era-by-era breakdown of the much loved international spy—on and off the silver screen. Following the men who portrayed James Bond—Daniel Craig, Pierce Brosnan, Timothy Dalton, Roger Moore, and Sean Connery—readers will discover the characteristics that made him resonate, as well as the less glamorous relics that made him evolve.

For fans of the Ian Fleming James Bond novels and movies. Cinephiles and fans can finally unscramble some of the best action movies of all time. Covering everything from cars to court cases, Bond, James Bond looks at the evolution of the 007 movies from all angles. Featuring bonus chapters on Bond women and musical scores, inside, you’ll also find:

  • The origins of 007 in the early James Bond books
  • Off-screen politics, drama, and movements that shifted the series trajectory
  • The “other” James Bond, comic books, and animated series

If you’re looking for Father’s Day gifts, gifts for men, or James Bond gifts—and enjoyed books like Some Kind of Hero, Nobody Does it Better, or Shaken—then you’ll love Bond, James Bond.

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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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Comma Sense

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Guide for Grammar, Voice, and Sentence Structure

 

#1 New Release in Writing, Research & Publishing Guides, Composition and Language, Grammar Reference, and Semantics

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 StyleActually, the Comma Goes HereThe 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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The Ultimate Baseball Trivia Book

#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 two other titles published by National Baseball Hall of Fame Books, Picturing America’s Pastime and Memories from the Microphone.

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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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The Simpsons Secret

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Have You Ever Wondered How “The Simpsons” Predict the Future?

“Did The Simpsons really, truly predict anything? I predict you’ll have to purchase this book to get the true story.” ―Bill Oakley, Simpsons writer and producer

#1 New Release in Animated Movies, Comedy Movies, and Comedy Television

Then, The Simpsons Secret is the book for you. Delve into some of the biggest predictions that came true on the show, and just how the Simpsons predict the future.

Simpson predictions from three-eyed fish to presidential elections. "The Simpsons" has been predicting major events with scary accuracy for over three decades. From Donald Trump's presidency to Disney buying 20th Century Fox (...years before it happened!). People just can't seem to get enough and are eager to know what they are going to predict next. This book goes behind the scenes of this adored cartoon series, and the family we’ve grown to love. Between Homer, Marge, Bart, Lisa, and the rest of the Simpsons family, the show has stolen our hearts, and also left us amazed at how often the Simpsons predict the future!

So how do they do it? Is it a crystal ball? A fountain of knowledge? Have the writers gained the ability to travel through time? As shocking as it may seem, the answer is actually a little simpler than that. The cartoon crew is not in a secret society that can see the future, nor have they mastered the art of time travel.

In The Simpsons Secret, learn more about:

  • How The Simpsons are able to predict so many major events
  • How the show writers and producers come up with these ideas
  • And so much more about your favorite old-school cartoon family

If you enjoyed books like Springfield ConfidentialThe Simpsons Family HistoryFriends Forever, or The Office, you’ll love The Simpsons Secret.

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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 Return of Sherlock Holmes

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Everyone’s Favorite British Detective Is Back!

Read the newest and most thrilling stories about the most famous super sleuth in this new novel by critically acclaimed author, Maxim Jakubowski.

Revisit Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s legacy. Sherlock Holmes and Watson have been household names and icons for generations. In this new anthology by Maxim Jakubowski, you can read all about the dynamic duo in a new light. From brand new stories, to deeper looks into famous Sherlock Holmes cases, you’ll fall in love with these short detective stories.

The perfect book for Sherlock and mystery fans alike. Whether you are a Sherlock super-fan, or an avid crime and mystery reader, The Return of Sherlock Holmes is the perfect novel for you. With brand new, mind-boggling stories, you can delve into the world of Sherlock Holmes and his crime-solving abilities. In this book, you can read:

  • All new Sherlock Holmes stories
  • The return of the world-famous British detective
  • And so much more!

If you enjoyed books like American Sherlock, Sherlock Holmes: The Complete Collection or Sherlock Holmes: Complete Collections & Stories, then you’ll love The Return of Sherlock Holmes.

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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
  • A multi-layered narrative exploring cultural, technological, and economic trends that changed fans’ experience of the game
  • 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 read the first in the series of Baseball Hall of Fame books Picturing America’s Pastime.

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Have Hope

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Find Hope Even in the Darkest Times with This Collection of Poems, Prayers, and Inspirational Quotes

“Have Hope is an essential companion to turn despair into hope, and put belief into action toward creating a better future.” —Becca Anderson, author of The Book of Awesome Women

#1 New Release in Spiritual Meditations

A life-affirming collection of 365 poems, prayers, and meditations that can support you through any trial and that you can carry with you wherever you go.

Inspirational words to help you navigate life's challenges. Reverend Maggie Oman Shannon, M.A., spiritual leader of Unity Spiritual Center of San Francisco, is the author of nine previous books that explore cross-cultural forms of prayer and spiritual practice. Now, for those of us dealing with events such as the global pandemic and with personal battles of life comes her latest book, Have Hope.

Daily affirmations for every need. Have Hope offers you daily affirmations and a hope-filled moment from history for each day. Now more than ever, we need inspirational words that can help create moments of peace. Through the everyday stress of your life, Have Hope is the perfect collection of prayers, meditations, and inspirational quotes that you can turn.

In Have Hope, Reverend Maggie Oman Shannon provides:

  • A collection of 365 daily affirmations for every occasion
  • Wisdom from every era and every major faith tradition
  • Ways to find hope through daily inspirational words and insightful meditations

If you enjoyed books like Prayers for Calm, I Really Needed This Today, or This Just Speaks to Me, then you’ll love Have Hope. Also, you will want to read and own Maggie Oman Shannon’s Prayers for Healing.

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