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Hypertheticals: 50 Questions for Insane Conversations
Hypertheticals
50 Questions for Insane Conversations
Cards      ISBN: 0307587924
This addictive collection of outlandish hypothetical questions from an acclaimed pop-culture journalist is sure to stimulate unconventional conversations and unexpected debate at the dinner table or over your next video chat.

You are in an unfortunate situation in which you are forced to consider cannibalism in order to stay alive. WOULD YOU RATHER EAT BABIES OR ELDERLY PEOPLE?

You are offered a Brain Pill that will make you feel 10 percent more intelligent, but you will seem 20 percent less intelligent to everyone else. DO YOU TAKE THE PILL?

SUPPOSE YOU WAKE UP INHABITING BRUCE SPRINGSTEIN'S BODY. Your voice sounds just like Bruce's, but your musical ability is still entirely your own. You are scheduled to perform in a huge concert that night. WHAT DO YOU DO?

How would your mother answer these questions? Your best friend? Your significant other? PREPARE YOURSELF FOR SOME INSANE CONVERSATIONS.
Love Bible
Love Bible
Hardcover      ISBN: 1784882305

Love is a universal language, made even more so, with the help of this little book. Love Bible is full of 'I love you' in more than 365 languages, making it the perfect way to show anyone in your life how much you care.

The Snark Handbook: A Reference Guide to Verbal Sparring
The Snark Handbook
A Reference Guide to Verbal Sparring
Paperback      ISBN: 1602397600
Snark is everywhere from the school house t to the White House. This lively collection provides hours of snarky entertainment on sex, money, children, movies, and more. Do you have a snarky friend? Buy this for them. Are you snarky? Then buy it for yourself

At the heart of it, being in a state of snark can be one of the most useful tools at one's disposal and hence (yes, I used "hence"), a powerful way to get what you want. With snark, you can catch people completely off-guard, and royally piss them off.

Included here is the Snark Hall of Fame, the Best Snarky Responses to Everyday Dumbassness, and much more. The snark here covers:
  • Sex and Relationships
  • Children
  • Work and Money
  • Politics and the Media
  • Drugs and Drinking
  • Movies and Television
  • Music and Literature
  • And more

Here is a book that will make you laugh. It's a book that will make someone else cry. It's a book every student of the American psyche (that's all of us, Sparky) needs to have. Let loose. Let your inner anger become a positive rather than a negative, but most of all, have fun. (Yeah, like that's something you know how to do.)

"Why a handbook, a primer, a guidebook, a whatever? Why not? What are you, the New York Times Book Review? Because...that's why. I know we've got All Franken, Jim Norton, Denis Leary, and Lewis Black--all leading champions of nsark--but those guys down't look at the origins, at the history, of this fine and playful way of life. Within these pages are examples of snark that stretch back generations, that run the gamut from hilarity to satire."
Cults! Mad, Bad and Dangerous to Know: An Illustrated Guide
Cults! Mad, Bad and Dangerous to Know
An Illustrated Guide
Paperback      ISBN: 1999343905

A lavishly illustrated and luxuriously printed large format fold-out poster-guide showing 30 of the most notorious cults active in the US and Canada from the early 20th century to today. Mixing thorough research with lively text, the guide takes in the full spectrum of cult behaviour - sex, death, polygamy, religious mania, beings from Outer Space. We've all seen them: those tight-knit groups of fellow travellers, dressed in matching colored robes, shaking the can or passing out literature on street corners, smiling at some shared and secret observation. Cults are fascinating, even as we try not to look at them too closely. But when we do take a look, we find that like Tolstoy's happy families, cults are almost all alike. Take a big dollop of unresolved daddy (or mommy) issues and shake them up with physical isolation, a leadership hierarchy, mental manipulation, financial exploitation and sexual abuse, and you'll have the standard Cult Cocktail, ready to be garnished with unique beliefs to taste. Often, the first layers of membership are wonderful, providing the deepest sense of belonging that a lonely seeker has ever felt. It's only as the onion is peeled that the real community is revealed, and often then it is too late. We've collected thirty of the more interesting recent cults to stake a claim in North America, and boiled their complex histories down to bite size. Each one is an extraordinary example of how a whole new world can coalesce around charisma and faith, and how mad, bad and dangerous these worlds can be to know.

Everyday Offerings: Pick a Hand. Follow Its Lead. (Inspirational Notes, Self Help Book, Life Skills Book)
Everyday Offerings
Pick a Hand. Follow Its Lead. (Inspirational Notes, Self Help Book, Life Skills Book)
Hardcover      ISBN: 1452168873
Pick a Hand. Follow its Lead.

The future is in your hands: Readers will open this inviting book in their hands and see what it offers. Die-cut in the shape of a hand, each page falls open to reveal one of 75 prompts and charming illustrated objects that inspire positive guidance, reflection, and contemplation.
  • Each page offers a fresh perspective, a new direction, or a gentle reminder such as start small, play, let it go, unlock, look closer, and wait for the right moment.
  • Created by Lea Redmond, the author of the bestselling Letters to My... series, with art and illustrations by Flora Waycott
Fans of Lea Redmond's Letters to My... series and those interested in mindfulness and self-reflection will love the inspirations in Everyday Offerings.

Filled with 75 wise mementos to accompany you on the journey of everyday life.
  • An inspiring way to begin the day, a meditation practice, or reflection
  • Makes a wonderful gift
  • Uniquely designed book with simple yet poignant illustrations
Creative Lettering and Beyond Art & Stationery Kit: Includes a 40-page Project Book, Chalkboard, Easel, Chalk Pencils, Fine-Line Marker, and Blank Note Cards With Envelopes
Creative Lettering and Beyond Art & Stationery Kit
Includes a 40-page Project Book, Chalkboard, Easel, Chalk Pencils, Fine-Line Marker, and Blank Note Cards With Envelopes
Paperback      ISBN: 1633223418
Create hand-lettered pieces of art with the Creative Lettering and Beyond Art & Stationery Kit

Graduate your hand-lettering skills to art worthy of hanging on the wall. We've pulled together the artistic talents of four professional hand-letterersand calligraphers to give you complete instructions. Included are all the tools you'll need to get creating.

The Creative Lettering and Beyond Art & Stationery Kit comes beautifully packaged in a hardcover case filled with everything new letterers will need. Get a handle on drawing elegant lettering with the 40-page project book filled with lessons and inspiration, a slate board and easel for practice, notecards for finished projects, and all the art supplies you'll need.

You've no doubt seen how popular lettering has become on Instagram, Pinterest, and other sites.Even if you're new to lettering--or to making art entirely --these tips, techniques, and materials will have you completing project after project. With the Creative Lettering and Beyond Art & Stationery Kit, you'll be able to experiment with cursive script, get your feet wet with calligraphy, and embellish and illuminate hand-lettered artwork from day one.

This all-in-one art guide is perfect for the artist in your life. The highly giftable kit brings everything an artist needs for a weekend of artistic fun or a new skill for a lifetime.
Whine: 50 Perfect Wines to Pair with Your Child's Rotten Behavior
Whine
50 Perfect Wines to Pair with Your Child's Rotten Behavior
Hardcover      ISBN: 1631063359
This isn't your ordinary wine pairing book...this is wine pairing for the weary From sweet, pink wines to full-bodied reds, Whine has the humor (and libations) to help you survive parenthood.

Did your daughter just get out of bed for the twelfth time to ask for a glass of water? We've got the perfect ros for your sanity. Did your son just have a meltdown in the middle of the grocery store? We've got a Pinot for your pain. Has your child's math homework left you in a state of total depression? Try a Syrah to get you out of that funk.

Whine includes 50 perfect pairings to matchyour child's perfectly rotten behavior You'll also discover the best ways to open a wine bottle without a corkscrew (hint: use a shoe). As a bonus, each wine featured in the book comes with a sticker, so every time you sample a wine to match a rotten behavior, go ahead and add it to the Periodic Table of W(h)ine that folds out of the book. The sticker groupings will help you determine if your child has behavior problems, attitude problems, or just plain bad DNA

So whether you like your "juice" from the glass, the bottle, or the box, this is the perfect book to wine your way through the joys of day-to-day parenting.
Gin Rummy: Gin Lovers Playing Cards: Including Gin-Laced Cocktails
Gin Rummy
Gin Lovers Playing Cards: Including Gin-Laced Cocktails
Cards      ISBN: 1786273942

This beautifully illustrated deck of playing cards is perfect for round after round of gin or Gin Rummy--or any other card game. Featuring illustrations of 40 gins from around the world, plus 12 gin-based cocktails, the cards are accompanied by a booklet giving detailed background to the world's favorite juniper-based spirit, the 40 gins themselves, and recipes for all the cocktails. Perfect for a hand of cards or a handy refresher on how to mix a Tom Collins or Twisted Gin Fizz.

Me Without You
Me Without You
Hardcover      ISBN: 1452102988
A New York Times Bestselling Book that celebrates love

A sweet and simple way to say I love you to a special someone.

An adorable collection of color illustrations: Filled with scenarios that are simply incomplete without two, Me Without You is the perfect way to say, I love you. Whether it's I miss you in a long-distance relationship, I'm sorry after a spat, Valentine's Day, a wedding day, an anniversary, or a just because gift for a boyfriend or girlfriend, this uniquely charming book will brighten that special person's day again and again.
  • Celebrate love with endearing cartoons: Me without you is like...sky without blue...hair without do...cow without moo.
  • From famed illustrators Lisa Swerling and Ralph Lazar, best known for the Happiness Is... series and their cartoon lines Harold's Planet and Vimrod.
No matter the time or distance, it's always me and you.

From the first anniversary to the 50th and beyond, Me Without You is a sweet and simple way to say I love you to a special someone. A perfect romantic gift paired with flowers for Valentine's Day or left lovingly next to a coffee mug one morning, there is no better way to show the love of your life that there is simply no me without you.
Magic Library: Children's Classics
Magic Library
Children's Classics
TOY      ISBN: 1452173249

This classic amusement uses optical illusion to inspire creativity. Crafted from wood and hand painted to look like a stack of leatherbound children's books, this Jacob's ladder will keep the imaginations of kids of all ages in perpetual motion.