Corporate Survival Guide for Your Twenties

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Welcome to the corporate world friend! A world where things aren’t fair, some people are mean, and if you want to succeed, your boss has to like you. In her new book Corporate Survival Guide for Your Twenties: A Guide to Help You Navigate the Business World, Kayla Buell, founder of the award-winning blog Lost GenY Girl, helps you face the corporate world post-college. Navigating a corporate working world filled with pitfalls and traps is not easy – there’s no app for that.. Should you speak up in meetings? Should you stay quiet? Should you eat at your desk? What should you wear? And what do you do when someone blasts you via e-mail? In Corporate Survival Guide for Your Twenties, Buell shows the early career professional understands what best to do to launch your kick-ass career!

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Middle East Exodus

The tragedy of the Middle East has brought about the greatest refugee migration since World War II and a crisis in Europe. Desperate people are pouring across borders in search of sanctuary or escape, and some believe the very existence of the EU could be at stake. The mood across Europe is hardening. Join us as journalists of the Independent explore this 21st century exodus.

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Purrs of Wisdom

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Ingrid King explores our relationships with cats by combining her professional expertise with compassionate insights into how cats can inspire, soothe and even help heal us. In Purrs of Wisdom, King artfully delivers pearls of wisdom celebrating all our relationships, feline, human or otherwise. You’ll want to savor each chapter and purr-haps revisit those that strike a personal chord.

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My Fairytale Wedding

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Desiree Siegfried-Hartsock, star of ABC’s The Bachelorette (2013 season), gives her best advice on how to have an extraordinary wedding, on an ordinary budget. In My Fairytale Wedding, Siegfried-Hartsock demystifies wedding planning and budgeting, offering super-practical tips on how to make your wedding a fabulous and memorable event. From small family weddings at home to breath-taking destination weddings, Siegfried-Hartsock guides you through everything you need for your dream wedding without breaking the bank.

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Hustle Away Debt

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Forbes calls David Carlson’s personal finance blog Young Adult Money “a must read for millennials.” Hustle Away Debt, Carlson’s new book, gives millennials drowning in debt – student and otherwise – a lifeline. Carlson details his secrets to getting out of debt through the concept of “side hustles.” He shows how side hustles can help you develop new sources of income that allow you to pay off debt faster. He also shows how this can lead you to explore new fields you might not have otherwise worked in and how you can pick up useful skills for your full-time job – all while developing your earning potential to the fullest.

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New Grad Job Hacks

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Just graduated college? Still waiting for the perfect job that was supposed to be dropped in your lap after the graduation ceremony? Wondering when you get to start that marvelous and rewarding career you always dreamed about? New Grad Job Hacks is here to help. Career expert YouTuber and blogger Matt Tran, takes you step-by-step through how to make the most of your degree. Tran’s blog www.engineeredtruth.com has helped thousands of new grads figure out their best paths to fulfilling careers. In New Grad Job Hacks, Tran guides us from job fairs to social media, from internships to job shadowing and teaches how to research companies, interview, negotiate, and get that job offer you always wanted.

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She's Just Not That Into You

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As Editor-in-Chief at TheFabFemme.com, Aryka Randall has become the authority on Girl+Girl love, especially for women of color. Now in her first book, She's Just Not That Into You, Randall tells her story and gets the conversation heated up on queer dating, relationships, open commitments, living arrangements, work, money, love, sex and lust. She’s Just Not That Into You covers everything from reality checks your friends won't give you and learning to love yourself to avoiding toxic relationships and why serial dating often leads to disaster – the kind of advice any young woman in love or looking for love needs.

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The Film Buff's Bucket List

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Theaters around the world are dominated by comic book heroes, ice princesses, apocalyptic love-struck teens, and whatever masterpiece Pixar is rolling out. It’s clear that cinema is as healthy as ever. Oscar-worthy directors, indie geniuses and foreign artists are creating stunning, boundary-pushing work. Since the turn of the century, movie lovers have been enjoying a second golden age. But which films are the best of the best? What are the top movies since 2000 to see before you die? Chris Stuckmann, one of YouTube’s most popular film reviewers (70+ million views) gives us his best of the best! In his book debut, Stuckmann delivers his list of the very best 50 Movies since 2000 – with that style and punch that YouTube viewers have come to love. These are the films you must see before you die.

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Yogi Cats

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No other creature in the animal kingdom embodies the spirit of Yoga quite like cats. Blending meditation with exercise and the calming nature of cats, Yogi Cats truly defines what it means to be flexible and at one. From beginner to the expert, yoga poses are meant to bring out the best from your body and mind. Stretch and grow with these serene, adorable and energetic cats as they explain and attempt famous poses along with instructions and practical wisdom for you to try.

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Tortitude

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Explore the wonderful world of tortoiseshell cats and tortoiseshell cat behavior. Tortoiseshell cats and calico cats are often confused. If a tortoiseshell cat has adopted you as her owner (tortoiseshell cats are almost exclusively female), you probably know that the only difference between a tortoiseshell cat and a calico cat is the absence or presence of white spots. This book, Tortitude, is about Tortoiseshell cats or torties. Tortoiseshell cat behavior. With about 2 million tortoiseshell cats in the United States, these special felines tend to be strong-willed, a bit hot-tempered, and often very possessive of their humans. Other words used to describe torties are fiercely independent, feisty and unpredictable. In Tortitude: The BIG Book About Cats With a BIG Attitude, cat expert Ingrid King (The Conscious Cat) brings her professional and personal experience to explore why these cats are so special. With expert insights combined with stunning photography and passages dedicated to the cats and their passionate guardians, King offers a new perspective on these exceptional cats.

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A Time Conscious Life

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Stephen R. Covey’s First Things First has inspired millions. Today’s generation will be newly inspired by this collection of motivating and inspirational philosophy from one of the greatest teachers of all time. A Time Conscious Life shares classic and universal perspectives on utilizing the time we have to live, love, learn, and leave a legacy. Through striking infographics and inspirational quotes, both new readers and long-time Covey admirers will discover this life-changing material in a fresh new package. Readers will also find a Personal Journal to help process the insights gleaned from the book. This book is more than an inspiration, it is an introduction to important principles needed to live, love, learn and leave a legacy through living a Time Conscious life.

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Inspire Trust

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From Stephen R. Covey—the New York Times Bestselling author—comes a new approach to establishing trust. 


Dr. Covey’s The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People inspired millions by providing them with the tools needed to become the best version of their selves. In Inspire Trust, Covey takes that philosophy one step further by helping you become a highly-trusted, impactful leader in your organization. Once you commit to 13 behaviors that qualify you as a capable leader, you will inspire a profound culture of trust in others and achieve greater success.

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10 Minute Beauty Hacks

Looking for some extra sleep in the morning? 10 Minute Beauty Hacks is for you. From college students to working moms, these hacks will help you look fabulous in no time. 10 Minute Beauty Hacks will show you how to look professional and great all day long – and get you out the door on time. We’ve thrown in a few hacks for your nighttime adventures too. We’ve got fast, fun, and innovative solutions to keep your face looking and feeling its best in as little time as possible. Hacks like using cold spoons to reduce puffiness, using coconut oil as makeup remover, blotting a shiny nose with a paper toilet cover, rubbing fabric softener sheets to get that bar smell out of your hair, heating your eyelash curler, using Vaseline as mascara, or using baby oil to get shine in your hair. These shortcuts will let you hit the snooze button one more time with no guilt at all.

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An Effective Life

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Stephen R. Covey’s The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People has inspired millions. Today’s generation will be newly inspired by Covey’s An Effective Life, a new approach to practicing the motivating principles taught by one of the greatest teachers of all time. An Effective Life shares original new perspectives on life and self-evaluation, striking infographics, and inspirational quotes in a fresh new package designed for the generation early in their careers and for those long-time Covey admirers who seek to improve their work and personal lives based on principles. You’ll also find a Personal Journal to help you process the insights you’ve gleaned from the book. This book is more than an inspiration, it is an introduction to important principles needed to live An Effective Life.

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A Self-Guided Workbook for Highly Effective Teens

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Updated and redesigned, A Self-Guided Workbook for Highly Effective Teens by Sean Covey is a short, quick, and user friendly companion to the bestselling The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teens. This compact workbook provides the same engaging activities, interactives, and self-evaluations but now graphically more engaging to help teens understand and apply the power of the Habits. Sean Covey has helped countless teens make better decisions and improve their sense of self-worth.

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Self Integrity

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From Stephen R. Covey—the New York Times Bestselling author—comes a new approach to understanding your integrity. 


Dr. Covey’s The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People inspired millions by providing them with the tools needed to become the best version of their selves. In Self-Integrity, Covey takes that philosophy one step further by helping you identify the governing values of life as you align yourself with them. When you discover your purpose and direction you will develop a clear understanding of your everyday actions allowing you to translate your values into the workings of each aspect of your life.

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48 HOURS IN EUROPEAN CAPITALS

Every Saturday in The Independent’s award-winning Traveller section, “48 hours” stories explore new and exciting city-break itineraries. This collection is a wonderful reference tool for travellers looking for inspiration. The cities chosen encompass well-known and less-visited destinations, and offer travellers everything from dazzling architecture to world-class museums, designer shopping and historic landmarks.

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48 HOURS IN NORTH AMERICAN CITIES

Every Saturday in The Independent’s award-winning Traveller section, our “48 hours” stories explore new and exciting city-break itineraries. Now, 25 years after the series was first launched, we’ve produced this special, designed to help you get the most from a visit to a selection of 20 key North American cities. Among them, you can choose from New York’s dizzying nightlife, the rollercoaster thrills of Orlando, the Hollywood glitter of Los Angeles or Vancouver’s great outdoors. We’ve also included a range of accommodation options to suit your budget.

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