Men, Women & Children: A Novel

By Chad Kultgen

The writer of the common American Male and The Lie returns with a surprising, salacious, and unusually refined new novel of the typical American relatives. Like Neil Strauss and Nick Hornby, Chad Kultgen has the capability to enthrall and astonish even the main ardent readers of up to date literary fiction. In males, ladies, and youngsters, his incisive imaginative and prescient, unerring prose, and red-light-district mind's eye are at their such a lot formidable and outstanding, as he explores the sexual pressures of junior highschool scholars and their mom and dad navigating the internet’s shared panorama of pornography, blogs, social networking, and its promise of possibilities, escapes, reinvented identities, and unforeseen conflicts.

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Bro on the Go

By Barney Stinson

From the hit television express How I Met Your Mother, an abbreviated, “on-the-Bro” model of the vintage New York Times bestseller The Bro Code, that includes a brand new advent via writer Barney Stinson.

When The Bro Code used to be first released in 2008, it took the realm via storm—becoming an immediate New York Times bestseller and shaping the habit and attitudes of Bros across the world. writer Barney Stinson anticipated not anything less.

yet for a few busy Bros, the traditional exchange paperback structure was once simply too great and chunky to slot into their completely adapted swimsuit. With this viewers in brain, Stinson now provides Bro at the Go, an analogous vintage traditions and directions for Bro habit, now packaged in a extra compact and impressive layout. that includes a brand new creation through the writer and an identical vintage Bro Code articles, amendments, and Brocabulary that made the unique the sort of hit, this e-book is vital studying for an individual who desires to be legen—wait for it—dary.

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Blame It on the Dog: A Modern History of the Fart

By Jim Dawson

Were you aware that James Joyce cherished to sniff his wife'¬?s farts? That a few fish converse by means of expelling fuel? Or that the Pentagon is constructing guns of mass olfactory destruction (WMOD)? That'¬?s only a whiff of what is in shop during this breathtaking follow-up to the best-selling fart heritage, WHO lower THE CHEESE?In BLAME IT at the puppy, eminent fartologist Jim Dawson sniffs out the newest and maximum new goods of the earlier century, from flatulent robotic canines and fart fetishists to poot-proof undies and anti-stink drugs. In fifty breezy chapters, he spills the beans approximately clinical (wind)breakthroughs, superstar butt rumblings, and real-life fartistes like Flatulina Fontanelle Boutier, our on-line world entertainer the Queen of Farts, and Mr. Methane, England'¬?s Prince of Poots. Plumbing the nether areas of politics, popular culture, and the (f)arts, this stinker a WC ebook will depart you gasping for air.

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Mislaid: A Novel

By Nell Zink

LONGLISTED FOR THE 2015 nationwide publication AWARD

A sharply saw, mordantly humorous, and startlingly unique novel from a thrilling, unconventional new voice—the writer of the acclaimed The Wallcreeper—about the making and unmaking of the yankee kinfolk that lays naked all of our assumptions approximately race and racism, sexuality and desire.

Stillwater collage in Virginia, 1966. Freshman Peggy, an ingénue with literary pretensions, falls lower than the spell of Lee, a blue-blooded poet and professor, and so they commence an ill-advised affair that leads to an unplanned being pregnant and marriage. the 2 are mismatched from the start—she’s a lesbian, he’s gay—but it takes a decade of emotional erosion prior to Peggy runs off with their three-year-old daughter, leaving their nine-year-old son behind.

Worried that Lee may have her devoted for her erratic habit, Peggy is going underground, adopting an African American character for her and her daughter. They squat in a home in an African-American payment, ultimately relocating to a housing venture the place not anyone questions their actual racial identities. As Peggy and Lee’s childrens develop up, they need to cope with different emotional concerns: Byrdie bargains along with his father’s compulsive honesty; whereas Karen struggles together with her mother’s lies—she is aware neither her genuine age, nor that she is “white,” nor that she has the other family.

Years later, a minority scholarship lands Karen on the college of Virginia, the place Byrdie is in his senior yr. ultimately the lengthy misplaced siblings will meet, environment off a sequence of misunderstandings and culminating in a comedic finale priceless of Shakespeare.

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Fangbone! Third-Grade Barbarian

By Michael Rex

As visible on Disney XD, a hilarious photo novel excellent for fanatics of Captain Underpants!
Eastwood undemanding has a brand new pupil, and he is not anything just like the different little ones in 3G. Fangbone is a barbarian warrior from one other international! And he is been charged with the duty of maintaining a dangerous weapon from Skullbania's vilest villain, Venomous Drool. Can Fangbone's new classmates crew as much as aid him overcome hound-snakes, lava-ferrets, and his first pop quiz?

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The Fuzzy Bunch: A Get Fuzzy Collection

By Darby Conley

Get Fuzzy is THE strip for puppy fans who comprehend that if their very own cats and canines may speak, they'd converse Buckyese and Satchelese.

House cats are recognized to be aloof, yet “cat-titude” reaches new heights in Get Fuzzy, the bitingly hilarious sketch from cartoonist Darby Conley. Get Fuzzy is a wry portrait of unmarried lifestyles, with pets. on the middle of this hot and fuzzy romp is Rob Wilco, a unmarried, mild-mannered advert government and father or mother of anthropomorphic scamps Bucky and Satchel. Bucky is a temperamental cat who sincerely wears the pants during this eccentric family. Satchel is a gradual pooch who attempts to stay impartial, yet often finally ends up at the receiving finish of Bucky's mischief. jointly, this not likely trio endures all of the trials and tribulations of a regular family...more or less.

The nationwide Cartoonists Society commemorated Get Fuzzy with a Reuben department award, naming it the simplest Newspaper cartoon of 2002.

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By Yahtzee Croshaw

In an international complete to bursting with would-be heroes, Jim could not be much less attracted to saving the day. His fireballs fizzle. he is tremendously grumpy. Plus, he is been lifeless for approximately sixty years. whilst a renegade necromancer wrenches him from everlasting shut eye and right into a global long past extraordinarily, bizarrely flawed, all Jim desires is to discover the way to die correctly, as soon as and for all.

On his facet, he is bought a couple of shambling corpses, a clumsy thief, and a strong demise want. yet he is up opposed to difficult odds: indignant mobs of adventurers, a physique falling aside on the seams — and a workforce of programmers racing a cut-off date to hammer out the previous few insects of their AI.

*Mogworld is the debut novel from video-game icon Yahtzee Croshaw (Zero Punctuation)!

With an particular one-chapter preview of Yahtzee Croshaw's subsequent novel, Jam—coming to bookstores in October 2012!

*Ben "Yahtzee" Croshaw's video evaluation web site, 0 Punctuation, gets over 2,500,000 unique hits a month, and has been approved via G4 Television.

*Yahtzee's weblog gets approximately 150,000 hits in step with day.

"The first valid breakout hit from the gaming neighborhood in contemporary memory."

-Boing Boing

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The Doomsday Survival Handbook: Bucket Lists for Every Conceivable Apocalypse

It's the tip Of The World...So Now What?

It's a truth: in a few shape or one other, Doomsday is upon us, and also you have to be as prepared as attainable for any and each eventuality. Zombies? convey 'em on! The Rapture? No challenge! Yorggh, the gigantic Moronic house Creature? Uh, now not a lot will be performed there. This publication may also help you separate the possibility from the chaff with its convenient dandy checklists and suggestions. whereas you will need to keep in mind that survival isn't assured, this publication will surely* enhance your odds of survival.

Discover the way to live to tell the tale Anything, Including:

•An invasion of area spiders
•The go back of dinosaurs
•Global warming
•Man-eating ponies
•The planet eater factor from superstar Trek

*Certainty no longer guaranteed

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The Year of Billy Miller

By Kevin Henkes

A 2014 Newbery Honor Book
A New York Times Bestseller

Award-winning, nationally bestselling writer Kevin Henkes introduces second-grader Billy Miller during this fast paced and shaggy dog story approximately friendship, sibling competition, and uncomplicated university. The yr of Billy Miller contains black-and-white artwork via Kevin Henkes and is ideal for enthusiasts of the Ramona books; Frindle, by way of Andrew Clements; and the Clementine series.

The New York Times declared: "Henkes's pleasant tale is limited and brilliant . . . forgoing the overdramatic or zany, it indicates the substance, heat and flexibility of fantastically universal relatives love." whilst Billy Miller has a mishap on the statue of the Jolly eco-friendly titanic on the finish of summer time holiday, he finally ends up with an immense lump on his head. What how to begin moment grade, with a lump in your head! because the 12 months is going via, even though, Billy figures out easy methods to navigate uncomplicated college, find out how to get pleasure from his little sister, and the way to be a extra grown up and dependable family member and a aid to his busy operating mother and stay-at-home dad. Newbery Honor writer and Caldecott Medalist Kevin Henkes grants a brief, gratifying, laugh-out-loud-funny college and relatives tale that includes a diorama homework task, a faculty poetry slam, cancelled sleepovers, and epic sibling mood tantrums. it is a ideal brief novel for the early uncomplicated grades.

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La huitième fille (Les annales du Dique-monde, Tome 3)

By Terry Pratchett

Sentant venir sa mort prochaine, le mage Tambour Billette organise le legs de ses pouvoirs, de son bourdon, de son fonds de trade. Nous sommes sur le Disque-monde (Vous y êtes ? Nous y sommes.) l. a. succession s’y opère de huitième fils en huitième fils. Logique. Ainsi procède le mage. Puis il meurt.
Or il apparaît que le huitième fils en reason est... une fille. Stupeur, désarroi, confusion : jamais on n’a vu pareille incongruité.
Trop tard ; los angeles transmission s’est accomplie au revenue de los angeles petite Eskarina. Elle entame son apprentissage sous l. a. houlette rétive de los angeles sorcière Mémé Ciredutemps...
Après l. a. Huitième Couleur et Le Huitième Sortilège... "Vous en redemanderez" (Thierry Bosch, los angeles Dépêche du Midi).

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