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Let Them Eat Cake! (Mr. Peabody & Sherman)

By Fabio Laguna, James Gallego

Mr. Peabody & Sherman hits theatres March 7, 2014!

DreamWorks Animation brings Jay Ward's vintage comic strip Mr. Peabody & Sherman to the massive monitor in an all-new comedy event for the total relatives. Mr. Peabody is the world's smartest one that simply so occurs to be a puppy. while his "pet" boy, Sherman, makes use of their time-traveling WABAC desktop with no permission, the occasions in heritage spiral uncontrolled to disastrous and comical effects! It's as much as this such a lot unforeseen of father-son groups to place issues again on target. teenagers a long time three to 7 will get pleasure from this full-color Pictureback storybook that retells one of many movie's most fun time-traveling adventures.

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Billy Bunter's Beanfeast (Billy Bunter, Book 11)

By Frank Richards

One other Billy Bunter event at Greyfriars university.

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Uncle John's How to Fight A Bear and Win: And 50 Other Survival Tips You'll Hopefully Never Need (Uncle John's Bathroom Reader)

By Bathroom Readers' Institute

For greater than 25 years, Uncle John’s toilet Reader has helped readers research impressive issues. Now, Uncle John indicates you the way to do belongings you didn’t know the way to do . . . and possibly should not, by no means, never really do, until you’re in a survival state of affairs and very, rather, quite need to. Uncle John’s tips on how to struggle a endure and Win is a brand new method of survival courses and how-to books. This booklet presents step by step directions for a way to make-do in any rugged terrain. but when you’re looking forward to "how to begin a fire," re-evaluate. This isn’t the type of ebook that tells you ways to make a fireplace through rubbing sticks jointly — it tells you the way to make a fireplace utilizing a vehicle battery.

It additionally tells you:
• the best way to swing from a vine like Tarzan
• how you can land an aircraft in an emergency
• tips to struggle a endure . . . and win
• easy methods to practice emergency surgical procedure within the woods
• tips to determine what bugs you could — and can't — eat
And plenty, plenty more.

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American Spirit: A Novel

By Dan Kennedy

While Matthew, a forty-something media govt, reveals his task, healthiness, and marriage crumbling, he is going local: Lives in his automobile. Dips his toe in drug-running. Contemplates tune lyrics. Takes a truly reliable pottery category. prior to lengthy he’s on a stumbling, agonizingly humorous imaginative and prescient quest that takes him from a strip-mall parking zone to Yellowstone nationwide Park to a Bali scientific sanatorium, from an not going romance with a Hollywood agent focusing on scorching younger vampire roles to severe RVing with a disgraced Wall road dealer.

In this heroic and hilarious debut novel, Dan Kennedy offers us an everyman who takes us to the neon-lit edges of latest American existence.

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Does God Get Diarrhea?: Flushing 4,000 Years Of Lies, Myths, And Fairy Tales Down The Toilet

By Odin Zeus McGaffer

In a global the place faith is usually loose from ridicule, out comes a e-book that in actual fact steps over the road and smashes the protecting veil that surrounds the entire lies, myths, and fairy stories. McGaffer wastes no time in hammering faith with good judgment, crude humor, and blatant disrespect. Does God Get Diarrhea demonstrates the extraordinary absurdity of Christianity via tearing aside the Bible's asinine claims, critiquing the miracles of Christ, and exposing God as a hateful, bloodthirsty, mass assassin. no longer for the faint of center, this booklet certainly does not beat round the burning bush by way of tolerating barbaric beliefs and primitive production theories. Does God Get Diarrhea promises what many non-believers were too nervous to assert for millions of years with a big twist of sturdy humor. The identify itself is sufficient to elevate the eyebrows of even the main liberal minded contributors and is certain to offend nearly each person. snort your manner via this publication as you find the ugly truth of faith, the intense harm it has brought on to our society, and the bleak destiny of a superstitious planet. caution: This ebook includes photo content material, foul language, and cause. All of that are dangerous for your healthiness. "Disgusting...an illiberal and insensitive rant incorrect for anyone." - Reverend J.A. David, Pentecostal Minister "Pure dust and bathroom humor. McGaffer has a whole loss of appreciate for religion." - Joseph F., Christian writer and Pastor "McGaffer can be first in line to have his head sliced off on Judgment Day, and that i cannot think about someone extra deserving." - Mark L., Christian Extremist "Horribly offensive...this ebook will be banned from shelves." - Mary P., Sunday institution instructor

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One More Thing: Stories and Other Stories (Vintage Contemporaries)

By B.J. Novak

B.J. Novak's One thing more: tales and different Stories is an forever enjoyable, unusually delicate, and startlingly unique debut that signs the coming of a super new voice in American fiction.

A boy wins a $100,000 prize in a field of Frosted Flakes—only to find how claiming the winnings may perhaps get to the bottom of his relatives. a lady units out to seduce motivational speaker Tony Robbins—turning for aid to the famed motivator himself. a brand new arrival in Heaven, crushed with concepts, procrastinates over a long-ago promise to go to his grandmother. We additionally meet Sophia, the 1st artificially clever being able to love, who falls for a guy who may not be prepared for it himself; a vengeance-minded hare, passionate about scoring a rematch opposed to the tortoise who ruined his existence; and post-college neighbors who try and determine tips on how to host an intervention within the period of Facebook. alongside the way in which, we research why donning a pink T-shirt on a daily basis is the foremost to discovering love, how February obtained its identify, and why the inventory marketplace is usually simply . . . down.

discovering notion in questions from the character of perfection to the icing on carrot cake, One extra Thing has at its middle the main human of phenomena: love, worry, wish, ambition, and the internal stirring for the only elusive point that may simply make someone entire. throughout a stunning diversity of matters, topics, tones, and narrative voices, the numerous items during this assortment are like not anything else, yet they've got something in universal: they proportion the playful humor, deep middle, sharp eye, inquisitive brain, and altogether electrifying spirit of a author with a fierce devotion to the leisure of the reader.

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I Had Trouble in Getting to Solla Sollew

By Dr. Seuss

A comedian vintage via Dr. Seuss with a message approximately bullying turns 50!

Dr. Seuss tackles troubles--bullies, terrain, climate, war--in the rhyming vintage I Had hassle in attending to Solla Sollew. When our hero stubs his toe, he comes to a decision to discover a much less difficult position to dwell. quickly he is off on a trip "to the town of Solla Sollew, at the banks of the gorgeous River Wah-Hoo, the place they by no means have issues! At least, very few." yet among his encounters with the Midwinter Jicker and the Perilous Poozer of Pompelmoose cross, he quickly unearths out that confronting his difficulties could really be more uncomplicated than operating clear of them. A shaggy dog story that may be learn merely for leisure, I Had hassle in attending to Solla Sollew is additionally a good selection for beginning discussions approximately bullying and dealing with as much as problems in lifestyles. on hand for a restricted time in simple terms with a peel-off fiftieth Anniversary decal at the conceal, this can be a superb present for any celebration that may motivate plenty of dialog!

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Work! Consume! Die!: I Am Actually Almost Completely Insane Now

By Frankie Boyle

Brace your self, Frankie's again, and he is extra outspoken and brilliantly beside the point than ever. There are fears that this yr might see the beginning of a double-dip recession, or worse nonetheless a double-dip-with-misery-sprinkles and f**k-where's-my-job?-sauce. Why now not chortle into the howling void as taloned hands achieve as much as devour you with Frankie Boyle's new booklet, paintings! eat! Die! In paintings! devour! Die! stand-up comedy's favorite pessimist, Frankie Boyle, bargains his outrageous, laugh-out-loud, cynical rant on existence as he understands it. He describes your truth as considered via a bloodshot eye pressed opposed to a shit-smeared telescope, thinking about hell: * 'Charlie Sheen's lifestyles involves happening large drug benders with teams of porn stars. If he straightened himself out he may have a truly mediocre occupation as a bit-part Hollywood actor. taking part in the position of Martin Sheen's corpse. he is loopy like a fox! and in addition really loopy. What a sad waste, now not being Charlie Sheen is. How majestic will probably be for him to die, probably relatively quickly, figuring out that once they make a film of his lifestyles, will probably be a porno.' * 'The X issue should be allowed to teach product placements. that is strong ads. final sequence I realised that taking a look at the judges on my own had made me subconsciously purchase a gnome, a scrag-end of mutton, a vacuous model and a suspected gay.' * 'The Taliban are working out of bullets. Operation 'Get our troops to take in them with their our bodies' is eventually paying off. The Taliban are discovering it most unlikely to pay money for crucial offers - eventually we are battling on equivalent phrases. yet let's now not get complacent. simply because they're working out of bullets we shouldn't think our boys will not get shot. consider, the united states troops have nonetheless received plenty.' A no-holds-barred journey de strength of comedian writing, paintings! devour! Die! is Frankie Boyle at his brutal, taboo-busting top. this is often not anything roughly than the clanging name to fingers of a loss of life mechanical God.

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Waiter Rant: Thanks for the Tip--Confessions of a Cynical Waiter (P.S.)

By Steve Dublanica

According to The Waiter, eighty percentage of shoppers are great humans simply trying to find whatever to devour. the remainder 20 percentage, although, are socially maladjusted psychopaths.

Eye-opening, outrageous, and unabashed—replete with stories of purchaser stupidity, smug misbehavior, and unseen tidbits of human grace within the very unlikely places—Waiter Rant offers the server's certain perspective, revealing surefire secrets and techniques to getting solid carrier, right tipping etiquette, and how you can make sure that your waiter will not spit in your food.

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Don't Tell Mum: Hair-raising Messages Home from Gap-year Travellers

By Simon Hoggart, Emily Monk

The e-mail house is an important a part of each gap-year traveller's trip. the place as soon as the inside track of narrowly surviving a bus crash at the dirt-roads of India, waking as much as gunfire in Honduras or warding off marriage proposals from whole strangers might have made it domestic simply at the again of a slow-moving battered postcard, nowadays these tantalizing info and bad blunders are actually recorded instantly and dispensed liberally for each buddy and friend to wince at.

In Don't inform Mum, Simon Hoggart and Emily Monk have accumulated jointly the funniest, such a lot surreal, such a lot alarming gap-year emails right into a treasure-trove of correspondence. followed through their depraved remark, Don't inform Mum supplies the aspiring tourist the low-down on what to not do while trotting the globe.

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