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I Can't Remember the Title But the Cover Is Blue: Sketches from the Other Side of the Bookshop Counter
I Can't Remember the Title But the Cover Is Blue
Sketches from the Other Side of the Bookshop Counter
Paperback      ISBN: 1760529451

As any retail or service worker will tell you, customers can be irrational, demanding, abusive, and brain-scramblingly, mind-bendingly strange. They can also be kind, thoughtful, funny, and full of pathos. Something about the often-fraught interaction between customer and worker, with the dividing line of the counter between them, loosens inhibitions, and has a kind of hot-house effect on eccentricity. In I Can't Remember the Title But the Cover is Blue, veteran bookseller Elias Greig collects the best, worst, and downright weirdest customer encounters from his years working as a Sydney bookseller. From ill-behaved children to nostalgic seniors and everything in between, this hilarious and unpredictable book is the perfect gift for anyone who's ever been on the wrong side of a counter.

Love Sucks: The Truth about Romance from the World's Greatest Cynics
Love Sucks
The Truth about Romance from the World's Greatest Cynics
Hardcover      ISBN: 1925418693
The perfect anti-Valentine's gift, featuring 60 funny, cynical, and down right bitter quotes that prove that love should be avoided at all costs.

Are you tired of hearing about how "love is all you need" (no dice, the Beatles) and that "love will conquer all?" (Ugh ) Does the idea of red roses, balloons, teddy bears, love hearts, chocolates, and birds suddenly appearing make your teeth hurt with all of its sickly, saccharine, clich d insanity? How about some real talk? It's all a farce. Love sucks. As Oscar Wilde said, "Deceiving others. That is what the world calls a romance."

The reality is, love is a madness that makes fools of all of us, and we're definitely better off without it. In the words of Steve Martin, "Love is a promise delivered already broken." Whether you've been burned or broken hearted, or you're just wise to the idiocy of love that all the good folks are, know that you're not alone. Featuring gorgeously dark and quirky illustrations by Emma Munger, Love Sucks is a collection of funny, bitter, and brutally truthful quotes about how terrible love is, from music, film, literature, and history's great and jaded minds.
...and Then You Die of Dysentery: Lessons in Adulting from the Oregon Trail
...and Then You Die of Dysentery
Lessons in Adulting from the Oregon Trail
Hardcover      ISBN: 1328624390
A quirky, nostalgic send-up to the Oregon Trail computer game, featuring snarky and hard-earned life lessons from the trail.

Pack your wagons, find your ride-or-(literally) die friends, and roll up to Matt's General Store with a sack of cash--it's time to hit the Oregon Trail, twenty-first-century style ...And Then You Die of Dysentery is the perfect send-up to the sometimes frustrating, always entertaining, and universally beloved Oregon Trail computer game. Featuring a four-color design in the game's iconic 8-bit format, alongside pop culture references galore, the book offers 50 humorous, snarky lessons gleaned from the game's most iconic moments, including gems such as:
--Suffering from exhaustion is a real thing. (It's not just PR code for why a celebrity went to rehab.)
--If you hunt too frequently in one area, game will become scarce. (The first signs of gentrification )
--Invite your sweetie to cuddle with you while looking up at the stars. (The night sky was the original Netflix & Chill. Step 1: Loosen up Orion's belt...)

With its laugh-out-loud commentary and its absurdist nostalgia, ...And Then You Die of Dysentery is the ultimate trip down memory lane ... all the way to the Willamette Valley.
Strange Planet
Strange Planet
Hardcover      ISBN: 0062970704

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER - #1 WALL STREET JOURNAL BESTSELLER - USA TODAY BESTSELLER

Straight from the mind of #1 New York Times bestselling author of NYC Basic Tips and Etiquette and 99 Stories I Could Tell Nathan W. Pyle, Strange Planet is an adorable and profound universe in pink, blue, green, and purple, based on the phenomenally popular Instagram of the same name

Strange Planet covers a full life cycle of the planet's inhabitants, including milestones such as:

The Emergence Day
Being Gains a Sibling
The Being Family Attains a Beast
The Formal Education of a Being
Celebration of Special Days
Being Begins a Vocation
The Beings at Home
Health Status of a Being
The Hobbies of a Being
The Extended Family of the Being
The Being Reflects on Life While Watching the Planet Rotate

With dozens of never-before-seen illustrations in addition to old favorites, this book offers a sweet and hilarious look at a distant world not all that unlike our own.

I feel more attractive.
Honestly, you are.
It's the star damage.
I CRAVE STAR DAMAGE.

You Can Only Yell at Me for One Thing at a Time: Rules for Couples
You Can Only Yell at Me for One Thing at a Time
Rules for Couples
Hardcover      ISBN: 1250225132

The perfect Valentine's Day or anniversary gift: An illustrated collection of love and relationship advice from New Yorker writer Patricia Marx, with illustrations from New Yorker cartoonist Roz Chast.
Everyone's heard the old advice for a healthy relationship: Never go to bed angry. Play hard to get. Sexual favors in exchange for cleaning up the cat vomit is a good and fair trade.

Okay, not that last one. It's one of the tips in You Can Only Yell at Me for One Thing at a Time: Rules for Couples by the authors of Why Don't You Write My Eulogy Now So I Can Correct It: A Mother's Suggestions. This guide will make you laugh, remind you why your relationship is better than everyone else's, and solve all your problems.

Nuggets of advice include:

If you must breathe, don't breathe so loudly.

It is easier to stay inside and wait for the snow to melt than to fight about who should shovel.

Queen-sized beds, king-sized blankets.

Why not give this book to your significant or insignificant other, your anti-Valentine's Day crusader pal, or anyone who can't live with or without love?

How to Die Alone: The Foolproof Guide to Not Helping Yourself
How to Die Alone
The Foolproof Guide to Not Helping Yourself
Hardcover      ISBN: 1523504269
Meet Blair, viral Instagram sensation and antisocial icon, in this handbook to living your worst life, written and illustrated with laugh-out-loud wit by comedian Mo Welch.

For every brave soul who wants to just say no--no to meeting the gang for drinks, no to wishing a coworker happy birthday (unless there's free cake involved), and no to dating of any kind--here comes Blair, the master of living life in sweatpants and talking only to her cat. With her dark but totally honest perspective, Blair will teach you how to become an antisocial hermit, fail at your boring job, sabotage your relationship, and always--always--give yourself permission to choose the couch over the gym.
The Life-Changing Magic of Not Giving a F*ck: How to Stop Spending Time You Don't Have with People You Don't Like Doing Things You Don't Want to Do
The Life-Changing Magic of Not Giving a F*ck
How to Stop Spending Time You Don't Have with People You Don't Like Doing Things You Don't Want to Do
Hardcover      ISBN: 0316270725
The "genius" national bestseller on the art of caring less and getting more -- from the author of Get Your Sh*t Together and You Do You (Cosmopolitan).

Are you stressed out, overbooked, and underwhelmed by life? Fed up with pleasing everyone else before you please yourself? It's time to stop giving a f*ck.

This brilliant, hilarious, and practical parody of Marie Kondo's bestseller The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up explains how to rid yourself of unwanted obligations, shame, and guilt -- and give your f*cks instead to people and things that make you happy. The easy-to-use, two-step NotSorry Method for mental decluttering will help you unleash the power of not giving a f*ck about: Family drama Having a "bikini body" Iceland Co-workers' opinions, pets, and children And other bullsh*t

And it will free you to spend your time, energy, and money on the things that really matter. So what are you waiting for? Stop giving a f*ck and start living your best life today
Social Animals: A Berkley Bestiary
Social Animals
A Berkley Bestiary
Hardcover      ISBN: 163217040x

Artist Ryan Berkley is beloved for his iconic animal portraits. His fans have been clamoring for a book, and here it is: twenty-six animals with their backstories by his wife Lucy Berkley. This tongue-in-cheek illustrated social compendium will delight as well as make you think.

Gluttony: A Dictionary for the Indulgent
Gluttony
A Dictionary for the Indulgent
Hardcover      ISBN: 1440528055

The Seven Deadly Sins have sliced up the dictionary and taken what's theirs. No one vice is too greedy as each volume prides itself on having more than 500 entries. Word lovers will lust after these richly packaged volumes--and once you've collected all seven, you'll be the envy of all your friends.

Gluttony: A Dictionary for the Indulgent

Readers can devour word after word after word until they've had their fill. And then they can have some more. This bite-size book serves up a hefty sampling of juicy words. It's a wonderful treat for the Gluttonous.
Everything I Need to Know I Learned from Mister Rogers' Neighborhood: Wonderful Wisdom from Everyone's Favorite Neighbor
Everything I Need to Know I Learned from Mister Rogers' Neighborhood
Wonderful Wisdom from Everyone's Favorite Neighbor
Hardcover      ISBN: 1984826441
From Fred Rogers Productions, comes a delightful gift book that shows how the wisdom of Mister Rogers' Neighborhood is as relevant for adults as it is for children. With colorful illustrations and quotes that touch on themes of kindness, empathy, self-care, respect, and love, this is the feel-good book for our times.

More than just a children's television show host, Mister Rogers was the friend who helped us appreciate the good things in ourselves, in others, and in the world around us. As soon as he stepped through his front door to change into his cardigan and sneakers, we knew we would meet new people and discover new things. Revisit some of Mister Rogers' greatest guidance that we learned alongside Daniel Tiger, X the Owl, King Friday the XIII, Henrietta Pussycat, and more, including:

-You are special
-Be generous with your gratitude
-Feed the fish
-All kinds of feelings are okay
-Don't forget the fun
And other caring thoughts