Beer School

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BEER SCHOOL ─ AN INSIDER'S GUIDE TO THE WORLD'S GREATEST DRINK THE WONDERFUL WORLD OF CRAFT BEERS: Since its invention 6,000 years ago, beer has come a long way. The legends of the craft beers industry have made sure everyone's within reach of great beer. But, how do you make sure you get your hands on the right brew? BEERS OF THE WORLD: Welcome to Beer School, brought to you by the heroes of the Craft Beer Channel, a guide to everything you need to know about the wide and wonderful beers of the world. In Beer School, we define and detail the finest artisan crafts, including: • Ales • Lagers • Porters • Stouts • IPA beers CRAFT BEERS CRASH COURSE: With the lowdown on everything from hop varieties and barrel ageing, to serving temperatures and glassware, Beer School helps you get the best from every sip. You will learn about the: • Grain • Mash • Water • Hops • Boil • Yeast • Fermentation And, • Serving • Storing • Pouring • Tasting

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Colour My Canada

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Colour your journey through the provinces and territories stretching from the Atlantic to the Pacific and up to the Arctic. Colour elaborately hand-drawn pen and ink illustrations of some of the most iconic destinations in the True North—from Wasaga Beach, down through Yonge Street and across to the Hudson Bay, enjoy all the treasures Canada has to offer. Each page contains facts about the beaver country, so regardless if you’re from Vancouver or have never been to Alberta or are a first-time visitor to L’Anse aux Meadows, you'll have your own relaxing colouring experience for years to come.

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LaToya's Life

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LaToya Forever ─ Life, love and laughter with a great YouTube star

YouTube star: LaToya "LaToya Forever" Ali has been putting a smile on people’s faces since 2009 when she first picked up a video camera and started sharing her fascinating thoughts, hilarious stories and moments from her life. She soon became one of the great YouTube stars. A hugely successful black woman as well as great YouTube star, LaToya continues to capture the hearts of millions with her playful, quirky, and inspirational vlog (and with the help of her adorable daughter and loving husband).

How she became LaToya Forever: However, LaToya didn’t always fit in. In this no-hold-barred inspirational memoir, she carefully looks back on her journey from friendless to “internet famous,” and her step-by-step journey from self-consciousness to self-loving. In her words, “Just being able to connect with people from all walks of life. My videos have made an impact…I feel like I’m making a positive change in the world.”

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Tea-spiration

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Looking for unique gifts for women? Tea-spiration, the tea lovers book may be just what you're looking for! The tea lovers book: Tea-spiration aims to create a quiet movement where one can experience devotions, comfort, inspiration and the simple joys of life. Tea drinkers know that tea, the wonderful drink, can help them slow down and savor life's moments. Unique gifts for women: In her debut book, Lu Ann Pannunzio (http://theteacupoflife.com/), uplifts and inspires readers in a way that does more than just telling them a story about tea and its history. As in life, tea is about the little things we need to experience (devotions, inspiration, reflection, comfort). Each page of Tea-spiration is filled with feelings and moments (big or small) that tea enhances; simple joys that not everyone may notice or take the time to savor. Sometimes all you really need is a cup, water and some leaves to create your own wonderful cup of tea experience. So, take pleasure in this tea lovers book, along with that special cup of tea, and stop and appreciate the simple joys of life!

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Terrorism in Europe

Europe is facing an unprecedented and growing terror threat as homegrown extremists inspired by jihadis and an Islamic State squeezed by the West are desperate to attack outside the ‘caliphate’. Terrorism in Europe: In the Crosshairs, examines this extreme threat to Europe through a collection of articles by journalists of The Independent.

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The ABC's of LGBT+

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Hello and welcome to The ABC’s of LGBT+. Ashley Mardell, one of the most trusted voices on YouTube presents a detailed look at all things LGBT+. Along with in-depth written definitions, personal anecdotes, helpful infographics, links to online videos, and more, Mardell aims to provide a friendly voice to a community looking for information. Beyond those searching for a label, this book is also for allies and LGBT+ people simply looking to pack in some extra knowledge! Knowledge is a critical part of acceptance, learning about new identities broadens our understanding of humanity, heightens our empathy, and allows us different, valuable perspectives. These words also provide greater precision when describing attractions and identities. There is never anything wrong with having and efficient, expansive vocabulary!

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Racism in America

Bestselling author and syndicated columnist on issues of race in the U.S., Leonard Pitts has received death threats and been subjected to harassment by neo-Nazis. Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for commentary in 2004, he has authored hundreds of articles addressing the charged subject of race. In Racism in America, the best of Leonard Pitts is presented in a collection of Miami Herald articles.

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Eclectic Wicca

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More and more people are straying from mainstream religion because they dislike its dogmatic structure. And, in turn, many of them are looking to Paganism, particularly eclectic Paganism. Eclectic Wicca details the history of this belief system and the path Wiccans can take in the 21st century. This book is for anyone who has a personal desire to take control of their lives, connect with nature and understand why they do the things they do. See shows the reader how they can customize their own effective and sacred form of religion, their own brand of Wicca. Eclectic Wicca does not strive to convert anyone. Instead, this book seeks to teach readers about a faith that many see as taboo.

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Zen Kittens

The Tao of Meow 

Is it time to “paws and reflect?” Cats are mysterious and even enigmatic, one of the indicators they hold the keys to great wisdom. Is your cat really meditating when staring off into space? Perhaps your kitten is sleeping or maybe they are deeply contemplating the very meaning of life. In every cat’s clear-eyed gaze lies a hint of secrets only they know. Cats will only come to you when they are ready but kittens are always ready for companionship and a good cuddle. These adorable furballs embody the precepts of Zen Buddhism - harmony of body and mind and living fully in the present moment. Kittens exemplify the Power of Meow with their simplicity, grace and blissful Buddha-nature. Each feline Zen Master in this lovely volume will get you one step closer to enlightenment as you follow the Four-Pawed Path. If you are looking for calm, clarity and insight into the teachings of Buddha, this is the purrrrfect book for you!

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TRUCK NUTS

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All Trucks All The Time! Your truck is your career, your office, your passion. But which truck is the truck for you? Truck Nuts, the debut book by Kent "Mr. Truck" Sundling, takes on the challenge of breaking down all the ins and outs of trucks. With the help of Andre Smirnov from The Fast Lane Trucks, this book embarks on a journey of four wheels, endless horsepower and a matching attitude.

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FINS AT 50

Take a trip down memory lane, Dolfans. The Perfect Season. Dan Marino. The “clock” play. Don Shula. The hook and lateral. Larry Csonka. Beating the ’85 Bears. The No-Name Defense. The Marks Brothers. The Killer B’s. Garo’s kick winning the longest playoff game. Paul Warfield, Larry Little and the rest of the Hall of Famers. This scrapbook of pictures, stories, stats and more from the sports pages of the Miami Herald will conjure fond memories for Dolphins fans everywhere.  

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Behind the Cape

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The Last Son of Krypton, Kal-El, Clark Kent, the Man of Steel...Superman. The most iconic character to come from the pages of comic books has a tremendously detailed history that has never been explained like this. In his debut book, Rob Jefferson of Comic Explained assembles Superman’s entire publication history - breaking down every facet from the time period of his creation, its impact on his creators to the subsequent success and birth of the superhero genre. From paper to the big screen, Superman has transcended multiple generation, inspiring millions of readers and viewers along the way. This is his story, explained by one of the leading voices of comics from the world of YouTube.

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Coloring Outside the Lines

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Taking the coloring craze by storm, teen illustrator Malika Anjali, turns the tables on the phenomenon by offering up the first coloring book for adults by a kid. Malika presents the unique beauty of hand-drawn imperfections as she details what the world looks like through the eyes of a 13 year-old girl. Taking inspirations from the jungle growing in her backyard with its lovely leafy trees and blossoming flowers as well as friends from the animal world, Malika's pages present a unique spin on art that you won't necessarily find in secret gardens or enchanted forests. Her work reminds us all of our own artistic aspirations and that, more often than not, happiness can be found right in your own backyard.

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Cooking for Sugar

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Cooking for Sugar is the definitive cookbook for any dog parent. Rosalyn Acero, founder of Golden Woofs, includes over 30 recipes to share with your pup. This beautifully photographed, user-friendly, bowl-licking collection of cooking tips, recipes and anecdotes is the perfect gift to share with any dog-loving parent. Going beyond the recipes, Acero includes detailed nutritional facts. With one in four pets being classified as obese leading to joint problems, digestive disorders, and more, caring for your best friend can feel scary. But with homemade, nutrition-conscious meals, you’ll avoid all the unknown, all the chemicals and all the dangers of pre-processed bags of mystery. Your dog will forever be grateful as you cook FOR them!

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Cubanisms

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Cubanisms ─ The evolution of Cuban slang, Spanish slang, and Spanglish

The history of Spanish slang: Spanish is a unique language. From Argentina to Spain, accents, meanings, connotations and more get lost between borders. Cubanisms by Pedro García-Menocal details the diverse history of the Spanish language as it evolved in the Lost City.

The humor of Spanish slang: With beautifully traditional illustrations from noted Cuban artist Gustavo “Garrincha” Rodriguez, Cubanisms embraces the hilarious and historic value of words and their interpretations. This funny and informative collection will keep you laughing and learning all the way from Havana to Santiago.

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IRAQ

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In Iraq: The West Shakes Up The Middle East, The Independent continues its series of History As It Happened books. Over the past 15 years the US and its allies should have had the greatest interest in maintaining a Middle East status quo. But, as Cockburn details in a series of insightful articles published in The Independent, the West has been the most radical instrument of change in the Middle East.

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ISIS

In ISIS: Battling the Menace, Patrick Cockburn provides unique insights into the Islamic State scourge. He traces the origin of ISIS, confronts the horror of its methods, and details its threat to the Middle East and the world at large through a series of his articles published by The Independent.

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Mom Boss

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Mom Boss — Super Mom, Great Business Woman

Entrepreneurial Mom: Learn how to be a super mom and a great business woman in a step-by-step guide to developing, incubating, and marketing your business without taking the joy out of family life with kids—being an active parent while being an active business entrepreneur.

Badass Business Woman: Where Sophia Amoruso’s #GirlBoss left off for young millennials breaking into the business world, Mom Boss picks up and continues the mission for all the entrepreneurial moms out there. Mom Boss proves that being successful isn’t about degrees or sacrifices, it’s about balance and power. It’s where instinct meets intelligence. Every mom has it in her to be a badass business woman. Nicole Feliciano charts the course for building a successful career without sacrificing being a great mom.

Mom Boss: The first book by Nicole Feliciano the Founder & CEO of Momtrends MediaMomtrends Media provides busy women with a daily dose of style. Each day Nicole and her team of editors, interpret trends for moms, keeping in mind that modern women want to look and feel great, but they are working with less time and less energy than they had before the kids came along. Nicole and her team are there to help and inspire women to look and feel their best. Social media is her playground, and she's built a loyal following by making fashion fun and accessible.

Successful Business Woman: Before launching Momtrends Media, Nicole graduated from Vanderbilt University with a degree in English Literature, and spent a decade working in fashion -- most notably as an executive with Polo Ralph Lauren. When she became a mom in 2005, the business woman and fashion maven embarked on her social media career and began contributing to Babble.com, Time Out New York Kids, and many more online publications. Seeing a void in the blogosphere, she launched Momtrends.com in 2007. Momtrends continues to be the cornerstone of her media empire. 

Mom Boss includes:

• tips on how to develop, incubate, and market your business without taking the joy out of family life
• valuable self assessment exercises
• step by step advise, inspiration, and tried and true business and personal tips
• insights into how to be a successful and happy business woman and mom

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