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    538 Ways to Live, Work, and Play Like a Liberal
    By Justin Krebs
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    There are hundreds of ways to lead a more environmentally friendly, socially conscious, and liberally minded life—ways that can even be enjoyable. What readers will find in this friendly inclusive book are simple steps, lifestyle adjustments, and ideas that entertain: Watching MSNBC instead of Fox News... [READ MORE]
    The Adventure of English
    The Biography of a Language
    By Melvyn Bragg
    (Arcade Publishing)
    Here is the riveting story of the English language, from its humble beginnings as a regional dialect to its current preeminence as the one global language, spoken by more than two billion people worldwide. In this groundbreaking book, Melvyn Bragg shows how English conquered the world. It is a magnificent... [READ MORE]
    1,001 Words and Phrases You Never Knew You Didn't Know
    Hopperdozer, Hoecake, Ear Trumpet, Dort, and Other Nearly Forgotten Terms and Expressions
    By W. R. Runyan
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    As times change so do the things we use and what we call them. W.R. Runyan has compiled a fascinating collection of words and phrases that, once common everywhere in America, are little known today. This book is a celebration of our linguistic past that will be a treat from word lovers everywhere. Do... [READ MORE]
    The Armageddon Survival Handbook
    How to Prepare Yourself for Any Possible Scenario
    By Rainer Stahlberg
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    Growing up in Soviet-dominated Hungary, Rainer Stahlberg developed an increasing wariness of the world around him. When he was wounded in the Hungarian uprising of 1956, he resolved to never be caught unprepared again. Let him prepare you for any crisis. Here he details a step-by-step plan for surviving... [READ MORE]
    1,001 Pearls of Teachers' Wisdom
    Quotations on Life and Learning
    Edited by Erin Gruwell, Foreword by Frank McCourt
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    The Little Book of Teachers’ Wisdom is a fun and inspirational book packed with words of wisdom on the art of teaching. With more than 3,000 entries, it includes the thoughts on the art of teaching from hundreds of teachers, professors, authors, and politicians, including Aristotle, the Buddha, Mark... [READ MORE]
    The Book of Common Fallacies
    Falsehoods, Misconceptions, Flawed Facts, and Half-Truths That Are Ruining Your Life
    By Philip Ward, With Julia Edwards
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    Long before Snopes.com and Wikipedia, The Book of Common Fallacies set out to debunk popular beliefs and set the record straight. By tracking down the facts and citing experts in a multitude of fields, Philip Ward points out the senseless ideas that we have come to accept as fact. Newly updated with... [READ MORE]
    Balloon Flying Handbook
    FAA-H-8083-11A
    By
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    A thrilling blend of adventure and science, the art of flying hot air balloons has never been easier to enjoy. In this newly revised edition of the Federal Aviation Administration’s Balloon Flying Handbook, pilots of any skill level will find an easy-to-understand overview of balloon aeronautics along... [READ MORE]
    Bullying
    Replies, Rebuttals, Confessions, and Catharsis
    Edited by Maria Luisa Arroyo, Edited by Magdalena Gomez
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    Physical, emotional, verbal, and now cyber bullying are an increasing problem in our nation’s schools and within our children’s social networks. How can we understand it? Community leaders and activists Gómez and Arroyo worked with children, teenagers, and parents—both the victims and the bullies—to... [READ MORE]
    52 Prepper Projects
    A Project a Week to Help You Prepare for the Unpredictable
    By David Nash, Introduction by James Talmage "Dr Prepper" Stevens
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    Are you and your family self-reliant? Will you be able to provide for them and keep them safe? The best way to prepare for the future is not through fancy tools and gadgets—it’s experience and knowledge that will best equip you to handle the unexpected. Everyone begins somewhere, especially with disaster... [READ MORE]
    Abused, Confused, and Misused Words
    A Writer's Guide to Usage, Spelling, Grammar, and Sentence Structure
    By Mary Embree
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    Have you been putting bullion in your soup? Is incorrect spelling starting to have a negative affect on your term papers? Do you wonder what someone is inferring when they tell you to pick up a dictionary? These are just a few of the commonly misunderstood words discussed and explained in Abused, Confused,... [READ MORE]
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