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Back to the Prairie: A Home Remade, a Life Rediscovered

Back to the Prairie: A Home Remade, a Life Rediscovered
$28.00
The New York Times bestselling author and star of Little House on the Prairie returns with a new hilarious and heartfelt memoir chronicling her journey from Hollywood to a ramshackle house in the Catskills during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Known for her childhood role as Laura Ingalls Wilder on the classic NBC show Little House on the Prairie, Melissa Gilbert has spent nearly her entire life in Hollywood. From Dancing with the Stars to a turn in politics, she was always on the lookout for her next project. She just had no idea that her latest one would be completely life changing.

When her husband introduces her to the wilds of rural Michigan, Melissa begins to fall back in love with nature. And when work takes them to New York, they find a rustic cottage in the Catskill Mountains to call home. But "rustic" is a generous description for the state of the house, requiring a lot of blood, sweat, and tears for the newlyweds to make habitable.

When the pandemic descends on the world, it further nudges Melissa out of the spotlight and into the woods. She trades Botox treatments for DIY projects, power lunching for gardening and raising chickens, and soon her life is rediscovered anew in her own little house in the Catskills.

ISBN/SKU: 
9781982177188
Publication Date: 
2022-05-10
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Blow Back

Blow Back
$29.00
A brilliant American president is also a psychopath. He has his finger on the red button. And he's about to start a world war with our most dangerous enemy. Put your finger on the order button. Push it to read James Patterson's best and scariest novel yet.

US President Keegan Barrett has swept into office on his success as Director of the CIA. Six months into his first term, he devises a clandestine power grab with deadly consequences.

Barrett personally orders CIA agents Liam Grey and Noa Himel to execute his plan, but their loyalties are divided. The CIA serves at the pleasure of the president, yet they've sworn to support and defend the Constitution of the United States against all enemies, foreign and domestic.

When the threat comes directly from the Oval Office, that's where the blowback begins.

ISBN/SKU: 
9780316499637
Publication Date: 
2022-09-12
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Bob Ross Happy Little Sticker Puzzles

Bob Ross Happy Little Sticker Puzzles
$15.99
Experience the joy of puzzling in these 15 sticker-puzzle challenges featuring the art of Bob Ross.

Bob Ross charmed viewers with his simple and efficient painting techniques, and now you too can discover the joy of creating amazing artworks with these puzzles. Each of the fifteen challenges in this book contains more than 100 sticker shapes to be placed in a tessellated grid. When you're done, you'll have a full-color glossy art poster that you can hang on your wall. The art of Bob Ross is featured in every puzzle, so you'll experience the enjoyment of seeing his works come to life as you complete the puzzles.

ISBN/SKU: 
9781684129157
Publication Date: 
2019-09-10
Author: 
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Clive Cussler's Dark Vector

Clive Cussler's Dark Vector
$29.94
Kurt Austin must find a vanished ship and stave off a global catastrophe in the latest novel in the #1 New York Times-bestselling series created by the "grand master of adventure" Clive Cussler.

A freighter carrying top-secret computers of unparalleled capability disappears in the Western Pacific. While searching for a lost treasure that once belonged to the famous Chinese pirate queen, Ching Shih, Kurt Austin and Joe Zavala are redirected to look for the missing vessel.

Discovering that the sinking of the ship is just part of an intricate web of deception, they find themselves in the middle of a cyber-war between rival groups of hackers, both of whom want to control the flow of data around the world.

With no allies except a group of pirates who operate under their own crude laws, Kurt and Joe must rescue a colleague held hostage--while keeping the computers out of Russian or Chinese hands and the world's digital information safe from the hackers.

ISBN/SKU: 
9780593419670
Publication Date: 
2022-05-24
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James Patterson by James Patterson

James Patterson by James Patterson
$29.00
"It's quite a life, Patterson's, and this fizzing, funny, often deeply moving memoir is a perfect way to understand the dizzying world of a best-selling writer." --Daily Mail

"Damn near addictive. I loved it . . . that Patterson guy can write!" -Ron Howard

THE INSTANT #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER--How did a kid whose dad lived in the poorhouse become the most successful storyteller in the world?

  • On the morning he was born, he nearly died.
  • His dad grew up in the Pogey- the Newburgh, New York, poorhouse.
  • He worked at a mental hospital in Massachusetts, where he met the singer James Taylor and the poet Robert Lowell.
  • While he toiled in advertising hell, James wrote the ad jingle line "I'm a Toys 'R' Us Kid."
  • He once watched James Baldwin and Norman Mailer square off to trade punches at a party.
  • He's only been in love twice. Both times are amazing.
  • Dolly Parton once sang "Happy Birthday" to James over the phone. She calls him J.J., for Jimmy James.
  • How did a boy from small-town New York become the world's most successful writer? How does he do it? He has always wanted to write the kind of novel that would be read and reread so many times that the binding breaks and the book literally falls apart. As he says, "I'm still working on that one."

    James Patterson by James Patterson is the most anticipated memoir of 2022.

    ISBN/SKU: 
    9780316397537
    Publication Date: 
    2022-06-06
    Author: 

    Just Tyrus: A Memoir

    Just Tyrus: A Memoir
    $28.00

    Pro wrestler and political commentator Tyrus goes deep into his wild but triumphant life story, from his painfully dysfunctional upbringing to bodyguarding for Snoop Dogg, to becoming a wrestling icon and one of the most provocative on-air voices today.

     

    "I loved Just Tyrus. I read it in one day and cheered for him when I got to the end. Tyrus has written a book that is at once raw, tender, intelligent, candid, and hilarious. Tyrus took a very rough start to his life and used perseverance, confident humility, and accountability to land firmly on his feet. What a triumph!" --Dana Perino, former White House Press Secretary to George W. Bush and Fox News anchor and host

     

    The product of a 1970s mixed marriage, George Murdoch learned to fight early in life, fending off both race-baiting bullies and the demons of a dysfunctional home. Couch surfing all through high school and most of college, the quick-witted, sharp-tongued giant played football, ran drugs, and bounced at clubs to try to survive. After a false start with the WWE, he eventually became Snoop Dogg's bodyguard and traveled the world with the hip hop legend, biding his time and honing his rap. When the WWE urged him to return, George became "Brodus Clay" and, for the next several years, reinvented himself numerous times under the watchful mentorship of the legendary Dusty Rhodes, "the American Dream." He was eventually christened "Tyrus," and shortly after, a chance social media encounter with Greg Gutfeld at Fox News resulted in Tyrus finding a new skill: sage social commentator. Ferociously funny, blunt, and tenacious, Just Tyrustraces his unlikely and spectacular rise. As always with Tyrus, it's in-your-face and offers no apologies.

     

    "George aka Tyrus aka the realest most blunt human being on the face of planet earth. Never had a problem telling you what was on his mind or how he felt, good or bad. Tough exterior but a heart of gold. Front liner, great friend, and excellent coach for my youth football team. His work ethic is obvious, taking him from football to bodyguard to pro wrestler to a superb personality on Fox News. I've seen him climb the ladder of success, and I'm happy that I was along for the journey." --Snoop Dogg

    ISBN/SKU: 
    9781637580660
    Publication Date: 
    2022-04-26
    Author: 
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    Killing the Legends: The Lethal Danger of Celebrity

    Killing the Legends: The Lethal Danger of Celebrity
    $30.00

    In the latest book in the multimillion-selling Killing Series, Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard tell the larger-than-life stories of Elvis Presley, John Lennon, and Muhammad Ali.

     

    The King is dead. The Walrus is shot. The Greatest is no more.

     

    Elvis Presley, John Lennon, and Muhammad Ali. These three icons changed not only the worlds of music, film, and sports, but the world itself. Their faces were known everywhere, in every nation, across every culture. And their stories became larger than life--until their lives spun out of control at the hands of those they most trusted.

     

    In Killing the Legends, Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard explore the lives, legacies, and tragic deaths of three of the most famous people of the 20th century. Each experienced immense success, then failures that forced them to change; each faced the challenge of growing old in fields that privilege youth; and finally, each became isolated, cocooned by wealth but vulnerable to the demands of those in their innermost circles.

     

    Dramatic, insightful, and immensely entertaining, Killing the Legendsis the twelfth book in O'Reilly and Dugard's Killing series: the most popular series of narrative history books in the world, with more than 18 million copies in print.

     

    ISBN/SKU: 
    9781250283306
    Publication Date: 
    2022-09-27
    Author: 
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    Mary Churchill's War

    Mary Churchill's War
    $28.95
    A unique and evocative portrait of World War II--and a charming coming-of-age story--from the private diaries of Winston Churchill's youngest daughter, Mary.

    "I am not a great or important personage, but this will be the diary of an ordinary person's life in war time. Though I may never live to read it again, perhaps it may not prove altogether uninteresting as a record of my life."

    In 1939, seventeen-year-old Mary found herself in an extraordinary position at an extraordinary time: it was the outbreak of World War II and her father, Winston Churchill, had been appointed First Lord of the Admiralty; within months he would become prime minister.

    The young Mary Churchill was uniquely placed to observe this remarkable historical moment, and her diaries--most of which have never been published until now--provide an immediate view of the great events of the war, as well as exchanges and intimate moments with her father. But these diaries also capture what it was like to be a young woman during wartime.

    An impulsive and spirited writer, full of coming-of-age self-consciousness and joie de vivre, Mary's diaries are untrammeled by self-censorship or nostalgia. From aid raid sirens at 10 Downing Street to seeing action with the women's branch of the British Army, from cocktail parties with presidents and royals to accompanying her father on key diplomatic trips, Mary's wartime diaries are full of color, rich in historical insight, and a charming and intimate portrait of life alongside Winston Churchill during a key moment of the twentieth century.

    ISBN/SKU: 
    9781639361618
    Publication Date: 
    2022-06-07
    Author: 
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    Sparring Partners: Novellas

    Sparring Partners: Novellas
    $28.95
    #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER - John Grisham is the acknowledged master of the legal thriller. In his first collection of novellas, law is a common thread, but America's favorite storyteller has several surprises in store.

    "Homecoming" takes us back to Ford County, the fictional setting of many of John Grisham's unforgettable stories. Jake Brigance is back, but he's not in the courtroom. He's called upon to help an old friend, Mack Stafford, a former lawyer in Clanton, who three years earlier became a local legend when he stole money from his clients, divorced his wife, filed for bankruptcy, and left his family in the middle of the night, never to be heard from again--until now. Now Mack is back, and he's leaning on his old pals, Jake and Harry Rex, to help him return. His homecoming does not go as planned.

    In "Strawberry Moon," we meet Cody Wallace, a young death row inmate only three hours away from execution. His lawyers can't save him, the courts slam the door, and the governor says no to a last-minute request for clemency. As the clock winds down, Cody has one final request.

    The "Sparring Partners" are the Malloy brothers, Kirk and Rusty, two successful young lawyers who inherited a once prosperous firm when its founder, their father, was sent to prison. Kirk and Rusty loathe each other, and speak to each other only when necessary. As the firm disintegrates, the resulting fiasco falls into the lap of Diantha Bradshaw, the only person the partners trust. Can she save the Malloys, or does she take a stand for the first time in her career and try to save herself?

    By turns suspenseful, hilarious, powerful, and moving, these are three of the greatest stories John Grisham has ever told.

    ISBN/SKU: 
    9780385549325
    Publication Date: 
    2022-05-31
    Author: 
    Publisher: 

    Star Wars Sticker Art Puzzles

    Star Wars Sticker Art Puzzles
    $15.99
    Use the power of the Force to complete each of these stickering challenges!

    Puzzle your way through this book with fifteen full-color stickering challenges featuring full-color art of your favorite classic Star Wars characters. Each of the more than 100 sticker shapes in each puzzle fits into a tessellated grid; when you're done, you'll have a glossy art poster to frame and hang on your wall. Ideal for Star Wars fans and puzzle enthusiasts, this book will provide hours of enjoyment as you complete each scene.

    ISBN/SKU: 
    9781684128846
    Publication Date: 
    2019-10-01
    Author: 
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