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9780062320407 PRESIDENT ME (Hard Cover) ADAM CAROLLA HARPER US S$32.00 ART

9781421560908 TURNING POINT (Hard Cover) HAYAO MIYAZAKI SIMON AND SCHUSTER S$41.00 ART

9780062323354 THE ART OF HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON 2 (Hard Cover) LINDA SUNSHINE HARPER US S$52.00 ART

9781476738260 MOM IN THE MOVIES (Hard Cover) TURNER CLASSICS MOVIES & RICHARD CORLISS SIMON AND SCHUSTER S$35.00 ART

Imagine a world where New York Times bestselling author, comedian, actor, television, and podcast host Adam Carolla is the President of the United States. Can’t do it? You don’t have to! Adam has done it for you! Podcast king Adam Carolla first shared his unique, but always funny world view in his New York Times bestseller In Fifty Years We’ll All Be Chicks—but he’s not done.

In the mid-1990s, filmmaker Hayao Miyazaki moved from success to success as his work found an audience outside of Japan. His animated films of the era, including Princess Mononoke, Howl’s Moving Castle, and Ponyo, were internationally lauded, and Miyazaki won an Academy Award® in 2003 for his popular and critical hit Spirited Away.

Filled with more than 300 images, the official illustrated tie-in to the second chapter of the DreamWorks Animation critically acclaimed Academy Award® nominated How to Train Your Dragon trilogy is based on the characters in Cressida Cowell’s bestselling series and features an introduction by the voice of Stoick the Vast,

From the cozy all-American mom to the terrifying Mommie Dearest or the protective Sigourney Weaver in Aliens, when it comes to mothers on the silver screen, it takes all kinds. Turner Classic Movies and film historian Richard Corliss present Mom in the Movies, the definitive, fully illustrated guide to the many ways that Hollywood has celebrated, vilified and otherwise memorialized dear old Mom.

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9781608873449 GODZILLA (Hard Cover) MARK COTTA VAZ PERSEUS INTERNATIONAL S$66.00 ART

9780007255757 THE YEAR OF READING DANGEROUSLY (Hard Cover) ANDY MILLER HARPER UK S$26.00 BIO

9780552777476 MASTERING THE ART OF SOVIET COOKING (Soft Cover) ANYA VON BREMZEN TRANSWORLD S$20.00 BIO

Published to coincide with the release of Warner Bros. and Legendary’s Godzilla, directed by Gareth Edwards, this visually stunning book presents an extraordinary new vision for the beloved character through a dynamic selection of concept illustrations, sketches, storyboards, and other pre-production materials. Godzilla: The Art of Destruction is the definitive book on one of the most anticipated films of 2014. Featuring interviews with the director and key crew and cast members, the book tells the complete story of the making of Godzilla from concept to final frames.

A working father whose life no longer feels like his own discovers the transforming powers of great (and downright terrible) literature in this laugh-out-loud memoir. Andy Miller had a job he quite liked, a family he loved and no time at all for reading. Or so he kept telling himself. But, no matter how busy or tired he was, something kept niggling at him. Books. Books he'd always wanted to read. Books he'd said he'd read, when he hadn't. Books that whispered the promise of escape from the 6.44 to London. And so, with the turn of a page, began a year of reading that was to transform Andy's life completely.

In this sweeping, tragicomic memoir, Anya recreates seven decades of the Soviet experience through cooking and food, and reconstructs a moving family history spanning three generations. Her narrative is embedded in a larger historical epic: Lenin's bloody grain requisitioning, World War II starvation, Stalin's table manners, Khrushchev's kitchen debates, Gorbachev's disastrous anti-alcohol policies and the ultimate collapse of the USSR.

9780007382835 ASHES ACCORDING TO BUMBLE (Soft Cover) DAVID LLOYD FONTANA1 S$20.00 BIO Fully updated paperback edition, taking in a glorious summer and disastrous winter for English cricket, as seen by Bumble. This is a new collection of yarns from his years at the crease and at the microphone. It's the book that Bumble's fans have been waiting for. In this updated paperback edition, Bumble brings readers right up-to-date on an alternately brilliant and horrifying year for English cricket.


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Cover art to come 9780007382712 BECOMING JOHNNY VEGAS (Soft Cover) JOHNNY VEGAS FONTANA1 S$18.00 BIO How did an eleven-year-old Catholic trainee priest from St Helens grow up to become the North West of England's answer to Lenny Bruce? That's just one of the many questions answered by this eyepoppingly frank memoir. Becoming Johnny Vegas establishes its author as the poet laureate of the Pimblett's pie. Once you've finished this darkly hilarious tale of family, faith and the creative application of alcohol dependency, you'll never look at a copy of the Catholic men's society newsletter the same way again.

9780062248565 THE ART OF NEIL GAIMEN (Hard Cover) HAYLEY CAMPBELL HARPER US S$47.00 BIO

9780061243004 THE OUTSIDER (Soft Cover) JIMMY CONNORS HARPER US S$23.00 BIO

9781439199589 JOHN WAYNE: THE LIFE AND LEGEND (Hard Cover) SCOTT EYMAN SIMON AND SCHUSTER S$44.00 BIO

With unprecedented access to Neil Gaiman’s personal archives, author Hayley Campbell gives an insider’s glimpse into the artistic inspirations and musings of one of the world’s most visionary writers. Over the last twenty-five years, Neil Gaiman has mapped out a territory in the popular imagination that is uniquely his own. Complete with running commentary, interview text, and annotated material that contextualizes the visual material, this deluxe compendium contains never-before-seen material and promises to be every bit as inspired as Gaiman is himself.

The Outsider is a no-holds-barred memoir by the original bad boy of tennis, Jimmy Connors. Connors ignited the tennis boom in the 1970s with his aggressive style of play, turning his matches with John McEnroe, Bjorn Borg, and Ivan Lendl into prizefights. But it was his prolonged dedication to his craft that won him the public's adoration. More than just the story of a tennis champion, The Outsider is the uncensored account of Connors' life, from his complicated relationship with his formidable mother and his storybook romance with tennis legend Chris Evert…

John Wayne was one of Hollywood’s most famous and most successful actors, but he was more than that. He became a symbol of America itself. He epitomized the Western film, which for many people epitomized America. He identified with conservative political causes from the early 1930s to his death in 1979, making him a hero to one generation of Americans and a villain to another. But unlike fellow actor Ronald Reagan, Wayne had no interest in politics as a career.

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9780062330918 THE LOYAL LIEUTENANT (Hard Cover) GEORGE HINCAPIE HARPER US S$32.00 BIO

9780062327031 WASTED UPDATED EDITION (Soft Cover) MARYA HORNBACHER HARPER US S$21.00 BIO

9780062323194 TAKING THE LEAD (Hard Cover) DEREK HOUGH HARPER US S$32.00 BIO

Cover art to come 9780061915413 JOHN QUINCY ADAMS (Hard Cover) FRED KAPLAN HARPER US S$35.00 BIO

Trading on the sterling reputation that enabled him to survive a widely publicized doping confession, American cyclist “Big George” Hincapie—a record seventeen-time Tour de France participant, Olympian, and key witness in the Lance Armstrong doping case— offers an insightful account of his esteemed career and a sports era defined by performance-enhancing drug use. Hincapie speaks openly about his relationship with Armstrong, how he himself began doping, and why he quit long before the headline-making revelations. His personal evolution is the journey of a man dedicated to coming clean about his past and to restore honor to the sport he loves.

A classic of psychology and eating disorders, now reissued with an important, and perhaps controversial, new afterword by the author, Wasted is New York Times bestselling author Marya Hornbacher’s highly acclaimed memoir that chronicles her battle with anorexia and bulimia. Vivid, honest, and emotionally wrenching, Wasted is the memoir of how Marya Hornbacher willingly embraced hunger, drugs, sex, and death—until a particularly horrifying bout with anorexia and bulimia in college forever ended the romance of wasting away.

Derek Hough, the dashing Emmy Award-winning fan favorite, and only four-time champion of the hit ABC reality show Dancing With the Stars, tells the inspiring story of his life and career, and shares insider tips of how he transforms his celebrity dance partners into confident, charismatic champions. For eleven seasons, millions of people have tuned in to Dancing with the Stars to watch Derek Hough, the talented, consummate competitor whose skill and commitment have made him the show’s all-time champion.

Fred Kaplan, the acclaimed, award-winning author of Lincoln, returns with John Quincy Adams, an illuminating biography of one of the most overlooked presidents in American history—a leader of sweeping perspective whose progressive values helped shape the course of the nation. Meticulously researched and masterfully written, John Quincy Adams paints a rich portrait of this brilliant leader and his significance to the nation and our own lives.


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Cover art to come 9781476753614 OPPOSITE OF LONELINESS (Hard Cover) MARINA KEEGAN SIMON AND SCHUSTER S$31.00 BIO An affecting and hope-filled posthumous collection of essays and stories from the talented young Yale graduate whose title essay captured the world’s attention in 2012 and turned her into an icon for her generation. Marina Keegan’s star was on the rise when she graduated magna cum laude from Yale in May 2012. She had a play that was to be produced at the New York International Fringe Festival and a job waiting for her at the New Yorker. Tragically, five days after graduation, Marina died in a car crash.

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9780062116291 CLOUDS OF GLORY (Hard Cover) MICHAEL KORDA HARPER US S$47.00 BIO

9781451685718 LOVE LIFE (Hard Cover) ROB LOWE SIMON AND SCHUSTER S$37.00 BIO

9781476773551 VIEW FROM ABROAD (Hard Cover) BETTE MIDLER SIMON AND SCHUSTER S$42.00 BIO

New York Times bestselling author Michael Korda's fresh, contemporary single volume historical biography of General Robert E. Lee—perhaps the most famous and least understood legend in American history and one of our most admired heroes. Michael Korda, author of Ulysses S. Grant and the bestsellers Ike and Hero, paints a vivid and admiring portrait of Lee as a brilliant general, a devoted family man, and principled gentleman who disliked slavery and disagreed with secession, yet who refused command of the Union Army in 1861 because he could not "draw his sword" against his beloved Virginia.

ROB LOWE IS BACK WITH STORIES HE ONLY TELLS HIS BEST FRIENDS.

With her brassy voice and bold performances making the world finally pay attention, she needs no introduction. Grammy award– winning singer, Academy Award– nominee, Broadway star of her critically acclaimed one-woman show and beloved actress in The Rose, Beaches and Down and Out in Beverly Hills—Bette Midler is a household name whose career and fans span generations.

When Rob Lowe’s first book was published in 2011, he received the kind of rapturous reviews that writers dream of and rocketed to the top of the bestseller list. Now, in Love Life, he expands his scope, using stories and observations from his life in a poignant and humorous series of true tales about men and women, art and commerce, fathers and sons, addiction and recovery, and sex and love.

Cover art to come 9780062132796 HOWEVER LONG THE NIGHT (Soft Cover) AIMEE MOLLOY HARPER US S$21.00 BIO In However Long the Night, Aimee Molloy tells the unlikely and inspiring story of Molly Melching, an American woman whose experience as an exchange student in Senegal led her to found Tostan and dedicate almost four decades of her life to the girls and women of Africa. This moving biography details Melching's beginnings at the University of Dakar and follows her journey of 40 years in Africa, where she became a social entrepreneur and one of humanity's strongest voices for the rights of girls and women.

9780062322159 ANCHORBOY (Soft Cover) JAY ONRAIT HARPER US S$24.00 BIO TOP TEN THINGS YOU’LL LEARN WHEN YOU READ THIS BOOK: 10) Jay was beaten up by an MMA fighter on live television 9) Interviewing Will Ferrell can be a harrowing experience 8) Jay once ruined a perfectly good pair of underwear on Christmas Eve 7) Failing as a stand-up comedian can lead to a job in broadcasting 6) Jay ran a marathon to get a ticket for the 2010 men's Olympic goldmedal hockey game… 5) Jay was sexually harassed at TSN by a senior citizen every day for ten years…

9781451694581 SEX, DRUGS, RATT & ROLL (Soft Cover) STEPHEN PEARCY SIMON AND SCHUSTER S$22.00 BIO

9780062247582 JASON PRIESTLEY (Hard Cover) JASON PRIESTLEY HARPER US S$32.00 BIO

Women. Spandex. Drugs. Hair spray. . . . Welcome to heavy metal rock ’n’ roll, circa 1980, when all you needed was the right look, burning ambition, and a chance. Cranking out metal just as metal got hot, Ratt was the perfect band at the perfect time, and their hit single “Round and Round” became a top-selling anthem. The bigger Ratt got, the more excessive lead singer Stephen Pearcy and his “pussy pirates” became. There was nothing these guys wouldn’t snort, drink, bed, or break.

Jason Priestley, star of the iconic hit television series Beverly Hills, 90210 and one of the biggest teen idols of the 1990s, chronicles the highs and lows of his life and career in this charming and honest memoir. The hit Fox show Beverly Hills, 90210 became a cultural touchstone of the 1990s and propelled its young cast to mega-stardom, including Jason Priestley, who played honorable Midwestern transplant Brandon Walsh.


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Cover art to come 9780062267405 TIBETAN PEACH PIE (Hard Cover) TOM ROBBINS HARPER US S$33.00 BIO Internationally bestselling novelist and American icon Tom Robbins delivers the long awaited tale of his wild life and times, both at home and around the globe. Tom Robbins’ warm, wise, and wonderfully weird novels—including Still Life With Woodpecker, Jitterbug Perfume, and Fierce Invalids Home From Hot Climates—provide an entryway into the frontier of his singular imagination.

9781476763309 WOMEN OF DUCK COMMANDER (Hard Cover) KAY ROBERTSON SIMON AND SCHUSTER S$36.00 BIO An Inside Look at the Robertson Women In the pages of this book, you’ll find both fun and inspirational stories . . . Kay shares the honest story of her relationship with Phil—and his wild and philandering years— and the challenges of being a teenage mother. Even more amazing, she shares the forgiveness she offered Phil and how they have now celebrated forty-eight years of marriage.

9781451645583 I INVENTED THE MODERN AG (Soft Cover) RICHARD SNOW SIMON AND SCHUSTER S$24.00 BIO

9780062231840 INSTANT MOM (Soft Cover) NIA VANDALOS HARPER US S$22.00 BIO

From the acclaimed popular historian Richard Snow, who “writes with verve and a keen eye” (The New York Times Book Review), comes a fresh and entertaining account of Henry Ford and his invention of the Model T—the ugly, cranky, invincible machine that defined twentiethcentury America.

In Instant Mom, Nia Vardalos, writer and star of My Big Fat Greek Wedding, tells her hilarious and poignant road-to-parenting story that eventually leads to her daughter and prompts her to become a major advocate for adoption. Moments after Nia Vardalos finds out she has been nominated for an Oscar for the screenplay for My Big Fat Greek Wedding, she is alone and en route to a fertility clinic, trying yet again for a chance at motherhood.

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9781451665079 HAPPY MONEY (Soft Cover) ELIZABETH DUNN SIMON AND SCHUSTER S$21.00 BUS

9781451692280 BOOM (Hard Cover) RUSSELL GOLD SIMON AND SCHUSTER S$36.00 BUS

9780062276698 CONSOLE WARS (Soft Cover) BLAKE J HARRIS HARPER US S$32.00 BUS

9781476700267 BALANCE (Soft Cover) GLENN HUBBARD SIMON AND SCHUSTER S$23.00 BUS

If you think money can’t buy happiness, you’re not spending it right. Two rising stars in behavioral science explain how money can buy happiness—if you follow five core principles of smarter spending. Happy Money offers a tour of new research on the science of spending. Most people recognize that they need professional advice on how to earn, save, and invest their money. When it comes to spending that money, most people just follow their intuitions. But scientific research shows that those intuitions are often wrong.

Russell Gold, a brilliant and dogged investigative reporter at The Wall Street Journal, has spent more than a decade reporting on one of the biggest stories of our time: the spectacular, worldchanging rise of “fracking.” Recognized as a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize and a recipient of the Gerald Loeb Award for his work, Gold has traveled along the pipelines and into the hubs of this country’s energy infrastructure; he has visited frack sites from Texas to North Dakota; and he has conducted thousands of interviews with engineers and wildcatters, CEOs and roughnecks, environmentalists and politicians.

Following the success of The Accidental Billionaires and Moneyball comes Console Wars—a mesmerizing, behind-the-scenes business thriller that chronicles how Sega, a small, scrappy gaming company led by an unlikely visionary and a team of rebels, took on the juggernaut Nintendo and revolutionized the video game industry.

A quarter century after Paul Kennedy’s The Rise and Fall of the Great Powers, Glenn Hubbard and Tim Kane present a bold, sweeping account of why powerful nations and civilizations break down under the heavy burden of economic imbalance. Introducing a profound new measure of economic power, Balance traces the triumphs and mistakes of imperial Britain, the paradox of superstate California, the long collapse of Rome, and the limits of the Japanese model of growth.


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Cover art to come 9781476734934 GERONIMO (Hard Cover) MIKE LEACH SIMON AND SCHUSTER S$35.00 BUS Playing cowboys and Indians as a boy, legendary college football coach Mike Leach always chose to be the Indian—the underdog whose success turned on being a tough, resourceful, ingenious fighter. And the greatest Indian military leader of all was Geronimo, the Apache warrior whose name is so symbolic of courage that World War II paratroopers shouted it as they leaped from airplanes into battle. Told in the style of The 48 Laws of Power, Leach’s compelling and inspiring book examines Geronimo’s leadership approach and the timeless strategies, decisions, and personal qualities that made him a success.

9780062270467 ETIQUETTE ADVANTAGE IN BUSINESS (Hard Cover) PETER POST HARPER US S$33.00 BUS Completely revised and updated, the third edition of the Posts' The Etiquette Advantage in Business is the ultimate guide professionals need to navigate everyday and unusual situations in the office— the key to professional and personal success.

9781593601904 PERFECT RESUME (Soft Cover) DAN QUILLEN SIMON AND SCHUSTER S$14.00 BUS HR Director and "Get a Job!" author Dan Quillen shows readers how to craft an incredible resume that will get job-seekers in the door! This is the follow-on book to the author's "Get a Job!" book (Fall 2013), and is the first in a series of books written by Dan Quillen.

9780062270450 THE EXPLOSIVE CHILD (Soft Cover) ROSS W. GREENE HARPER US S$22.00 CHD Screaming, swearing, crying, hitting, kicking, spitting, biting...these are some of the challenging behaviors we see in kids who are having difficulty meeting our expectations. These behaviors often leave parents feeling frustrated, angry, overwhelmed, and desperate for answers. In this fully revised and updated book, Dr. Ross Greene helps you understand why and when your child does these things and how to respond in ways that are nonpunitive, nonadversarial, humane, and effective.

Cover art to come 9780062322166 THE FEAR FIX (Soft Cover) SARAH CHAN RADCLIFFE HARPER US S$23.00 CHD

While serious anxiety affects one in five children and teens, virtually every child has anxious moments and frightened feelings. The Fear Fix approaches anxiety as a normal process of thinking and feeling that occurs naturally in people of all ages. Friendly and authoritative, the book helps parents understand the difference between “normal” and more serious anxiety so that parents know when professional help is required and when “home treatment” is appropriate..

9780007544592 DINNER’S ON (Hard Cover) BARRY LEWIS HARPER UK S$40.00 CKY

9781476734897 AMERICA’S MOST WANTED RECIPES (Soft Cover) RON DOUGLAS SIMON AND SCHUSTER S$22.00 CKY

'He's a regular guy - he's not a chef and he's not formally a cook, and he was a virgin in the kitchen ...I love his enthusiasm for food, having a laugh and for family, and I think, at the end of the day, that's what food is about. Viva Virgin Kitchen!' Jamie Oliver Three years ago Barry Lewis couldn't boil an egg. Now he's a rising star of the food world and one of the country's hottest new cooks.

Ron Douglas fires up his outrageously successful America’s Most Wanted Recipes series in this essential guide to recreating the most popular grilled dishes from the country’s most famous restaurants.

9781451662221 CARLA’S COMFORT FOODS (Soft Cover) CARLA HALL SIMON AND SCHUSTER S$41.00 CKY For Carla Hall, co-host of ABC’s The Chew, food is a wonderful way to forge connections with and between people. In her delicious new cookbook, Carla’s Comfort Foods, she finds inspiration by going around the world in search of the universal home-cooked flavors of comfort. Spinning standbys into distinctive new recipes, she combines the beloved flavors of home with the most delectable, enticing spices and tastes of international cuisine.


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9781476725994 MEAT (Hard Cover) PAT LAFRIEDA SIMON AND SCHUSTER S$68.00 CKY

9781451635683 4 INGREDIENTS CHOCOLATE (Soft Cover) KIM McCOSKER SIMON AND SCHUSTER S$22.00 CKY

Pat LaFrieda, the third generation butcher and owner of America’s premier meatpacking business, presents the ultimate book of everything meat. With more than 75 mouthwatering recipes for beef, pork, lamb, veal, and poultry, this magnificent cookbook is a feast for all the senses as it celebrates the food that people really love to eat.

The internationally bestselling author of the sensational 4 Ingredients series is back with super easy sweets and treats that look and taste like four-star creations, all using 1-2-3 . . . 4 ingredients! Wish you could prepare lavish, mouthwatering desserts and small bites with little money and time, but don’t know where to start? This lively, resourceful, fully illustrated cookbook is your answer.

9780062255402 THE HIP GIRL’S GUIDE TO THE KITCHEN (Soft Cover) KATE PYNE HARPER US S$27.00 CKY The author of The Hip Girl’s Guide to Homemaking shows you how to love your kitchen and learn to make creative, delicious food without breaking your budget. Even if you only know how to use the microwave, you can become a confident cook with Kate Payne’s The Hip Girl’s Guide to the Kitchen.

9780062322173 THE FLAVOUR PRINCIPLE (Hard Cover) LUCY WAVERMAN HARPER US S$41.00 CKY Organized around eleven distinctive tastes, from spicy to tart to bitter and beyond, The Flavour Principle features more than thirty gorgeous menus with complementary—and sometimes surprising—beverage pairings. Covering flavours from all over the world, this cookbookis a journey around the globe. Modern and eclectic in approach, The Flavour Principle has broad appeal to food and wine lovers. Like A Matter of Taste before it, The Flavour Principle sets a new standard in food-andbeverage pairing cookbooks.

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9781472341211 3D COOKIE KITTHE-PRINCESSES (Soft Cover) PARRAGON S$12.00 CKY No short description available

9781472341785 3D COOKIE KITTHE – DINOSAURS (Soft Cover) PARRAGON S$12.00 CKY No short description available.

9780007335527 THE MIGHTY DEAD: MHY HOME MATTERS (Hard Cover) ADAM NICOLSON HARPER UK S$38.00 HIS

9780307476418 LAURANCE IN ARABIA (Soft Cover) SCOTT ANDERSON RANDOM HOUSE S$30.00

In this passionate, deeply personal book, Adam Nicolson explains why Homer matters - to him, to you, to the world - in a text full of twists, turns and surprises. This is a genre-defying book of vast ambition - a memoir that takes the reader on a spectacular and deeply profound, tender journey through Adam's life, his love of Homer and why this great ancient poet still matters to us all in our search to understand what it is to be human, to love, to lose, to grow old and to die. Adam Nicolson is one of the greatest writers of landscape and sea - and this book does not disappoint.

Based on years of intensive primary document research, LAWRENCE IN ARABIA definitively overturns received wisdom on how the modern Middle East was formed. Sweeping in its action, keen in its portraiture, acid in its condemnation of the destruction wrought by European colonial plots, this is a book that brilliantly captures the way in which the folly of the past creates the anguish of the present.


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9780062279347 SEXTANT (Hard Cover) DAVID BARRIE HARPER US S$30.00 HIS In the tradition of Dava Sobel's Longitude comes sailing expert David Barrie's compelling and dramatic tale of invention and discovery—an eloquent elegy to one of the most important navigational instruments ever created, and the daring mariners who used it to explore, conquer, and map the world. Since its invention in 1759, a mariner's most prized possession has been the sextant.

9781416547785 BROTHERS (Soft Cover) GEORGE HOWE COLT SIMON AND SCHUSTER S$24.00 HIS

9780593072806 THE ARIADNE OBJECTIVE (Hard Cover) WES DAVIES TRANSWORLD S$43.00 HIS

9780307911582 ANOTHER GREAT DAY AT SEA (Hard Cover) GEOFF DYER RANDOM HOUSE S$34.00 HIS

From the bestselling National Book Award finalist, a “masterful blend of history and memoir” (San Francisco Chronicle) featuring the author’s three brothers as well as iconic brothers in history—John and Henry David Thoreau; Vincent and Theo van Gogh; John Harvey and Will Kellogg; Edwin and John Wilkes Booth; and Harpo, Chico, Groucho, Gummo, and Zeppo Marx. This book is a revelation for any parent of sons, any sibling, anyone curious about how a man’s life can be molded by his brothers.

In the bleakest years of WWII, when it appeared that nothing could slow the German army, Hitler set his sights on the Mediterranean island of Crete, the ideal staging ground for German domination of the Middle East. But German command had not counted on the strength of the Cretan resistance or the eccentric band of British intelligence officers who would stand in their way, conducting audacious sabotage operations in the very shadow of the Nazi occupation force. The Ariadne Objective tells the remarkable story of the secret war on Crete from the perspective of these amateur soldiers – scholars, archaeologists, writers – who found themselves serving as spies in Crete…

As a child Geoff Dyer spent long hours making and blotchily painting model fighter planes. So the adult Dyer jumped at the chance of a residency aboard an aircraft carrier. Another Great Day at Sea chronicles Dyer's experiences on the USS George H.W. Bush as he navigates the routines and protocols of "carrierworld," from the elaborate choreography of the flight deck through miles of walkways and hatches to kitchens serving meals for a crew of five thousand to the deafening complexity of catapult and arresting gear.

9780062227232 U.S MARSHALS (Hard Cover) MIKE EARP HARPER US S$32.00 HIS

9781476765198 BROWN READERS (Soft Cover) JEFFREY EUGENIDES SIMON AND SCHUSTER S$22.00 HIS

9780061989483 SHOT ALL TO HELL (Soft Cover) MARK LEE GARDNER HARPER US S$22.00 HIS

Blending history and memoir, retired U.S. Marshal Mike Earp—a descendant of the legendary lawman Wyatt Earp—offers an exclusive and fascinating behind-the-scenes look at the most storied law enforcement agency in America, illuminating its vital role in the nation’s development for more than two hundred years. Mike Earp spent his career with the U.S. Marshals Service, reaching the number three position in the organization’s hierarchy before he retired…

•In celebration of Brown University’s 250th anniversary, this collection of newly commissioned essays, comics, and poems features fifty bestselling, prize-winning writers, poets, and artists reflecting on their time on College Hill. Focusing on college life at one of America’s most interesting universities, this anthology includes works—many published for the first time—from some of today’s most remarkable and diverse writers who attended Brown from the 1950s to the present.

Shot All to Hell by Mark Lee Gardner recounts the thrilling life of Jesse James, Frank James, the Younger brothers, and the most famous bank robbery of all time. Follow the Wild West's most celebrated gang of outlaws as they step inside Northfield's First National Bank and back out on the streets to square off with heroic citizens who risked their lives to defend justice in Minnesota.

9780062242723 AMERICAN GUN (Soft Cover) CHRIS KYLE HARPER US S$22.00 HIS Chris Kyle—fallen hero and #1 bestselling author of American Sniper—reveals how ten legendary guns forever changed U.S. history. At the time of his tragic death in February 2013, former Navy SEAL Chris Kyle, the top sniper in U.S. military history, was finishing one of the most exciting missions of his life: a remarkable book that retold American history through the lens of a hand-selected list of firearms. Kyle masterfully shows how guns have played a fascinating, indispensable, and often underappreciated role in our national story.


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Cover art to come 9781476772943 D-DAY (Soft Cover) JOHNATHAN MAYO SIMON AND SCHUSTER S$22.00 HIS

9780062240101 STRAIGHT FLUSH (Soft Cover) BEN MEZRICH HARPER US S$22.00 HIS

9780062097682 LINCOLN’S BISHOP (Hard Cover) GUSTAV NIEBUHR HARPER US S$32.00 HIS

9780007520800 THE CRUEL VICTORY (SOFT COVER) PADDY ASHDOWN HARPER UK S$40.00 HIS

Told in a purely chronological style, this fascinating account vividly details the authentic stories of regular people caught up in the historical events of DDay.

Straight Flush is the true story of a group of University of Montana frat brothers who turned a weekly poker game in the basement of a local bar into one of the largest online poker companies in the world. At its height, the group's online empire was bringing in revenues of over a million dollars a day. The industry they launched grew so huge so fast, and in such a grey area of US and international law, at first it was never really clear whether their actions were legal or criminal.

In the tradition of Doris Kearns Goodwin's Team of Rivals comes Gustav Niebuhr's compelling history of Abraham Lincoln's decision in 1862 to spare the lives of 265 condemned Sioux men, and the Episcopal bishop who was his moral compass, helping guide the president's conscience. Lincoln's Bishop is illustrated with 16 pages of black-and-white photos. .

In the tradition of Doris Kearns Goodwin's Team of Rivals comes Gustav Niebuhr's compelling history of Abraham Lincoln's decision in 1862 to spare the lives of 265 condemned Sioux men, and the Episcopal bishop who was his moral compass, helping guide the president's conscience. More than a century ago, during the formative years of the American nation, Protestant churches carried powerful moral authority, giving voice to values such as mercy and compassion, while boldly standing against injustice and immorality.

June 6, 1944 was a truly historic day, but it was also a day where ordinary people found themselves in extraordinary situations...

Cover art to come 9780857500830 BUNKER HILL (Soft Cover) NATHANIEL PHILBRICK TRANSWORLD S$22.00 HIS Nathaniel Philbrick, the acclaimed historian and bestselling author of In the Heart of the Sea and The Last Stand, shines new and brilliant light on the momentous beginnings of the American Revolution, and those individuals - familiar and unknown, and from both sides - who played such a vital part in the early days of the conflict that would culminate in the defining Battle of Bunker Hill. Written with passion and insight, even-handedness and the eloquence of a born storyteller, Bunker Hill brings to life the robust, chaotic and blisteringly real origins of America.

9781439176849 9780857522290 HIPPY DINNERS:A MEMOIR OF A THE WAR BELOW (Soft Cover) RURAL CHILDHOOD JAMES SCOTT (Hard Cover) SIMON AND SCHUSTER ABBIE ROSS S$22.00 HIS TRANSWORLD S$28.00 HIS In 1972 Abbie Ross' cosmopolitan “Beautifully researched and parents move the family from masterfully told” (Alex Kershaw, London to rural North Wales, New York Times bestselling author exchanging a town house in of Escape from the Deep), this is Islington for a remote farmhouse the riveting story of the heroic and on a hill. Abbie's Liverpudlian tragic US submarine force that grandparents - dedicated followers helped win World War II in the of Liberace, sleek in scented Pacific. mohair and patent leather - are sure they've lost their minds. For Focusing on the unique stories of Abbie, though, the only cloud on three of the war’s top submarines— the horizon is the nearby hippy Silversides, Drum, and Tang—The commune and its inhabitants… War Below vividly re-creates the Rich with detail that reveals a camaraderie, exhilaration, and fear whole world, Hippy Dinners is very of the brave volunteers who took funny and full of heart. It is also a the fight to the enemy’s coastline in delicate and astute portrait of the World War II. brutal realities of ‘a simple life’.

9780062313164 THE MOST DANGEROUS ANIMAL OF ALL (Hard Cover) GARY L STEWARD S$32.00 HIS “I promise that you’ve never read anything like The Most Dangerous Animal of All. Mesmerizing from the first page, the story includes a shattering surprise that will sear itself in your memory. Be prepared to read non-stop; this really is a book you won’t be able to put down.” (Jeff Guinn, author of Manson: The Life and Times of Charles Manson)


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9781451626926 DYLANOLOGISTS (Hard Cover) DAVID KINNEY SIMON AND SCHUSTER S$35.00 HOB

Adolf Hitler despised cricket, considering it un-German and decadent. And Berlin in 1937 was not a time to be going against the Fuhrer's wishes. But hot on the heels of the 1936 Olympics, an enterprising cricket fanatic of enormous bravery, Felix Menzel, somehow persuaded his Nazi leaders to invite an English team to play his motley band of part-timers.

Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist David Kinney enters into the world of obsessive Bob Dylan followers (aka the “Dylanologists”) to deliver an immersive work on the artist’s singular impact on American culture.

9781476752693 FEARLESS GENIUS (Hard Cover) DOUG MENUEZ SIMON AND SCHUSTER S$61.00 HOB An eye-opening chronicle of the Silicon Valley technology boom, capturing key moments in the careers of Steve Jobs and more than seventy other leading innovators as they created today’s digital world In the spring of 1985, a technological revolution was under way in Silicon Valley, and documentary photographer Doug Menuez was there in search of a story—something big.

HEALTH

Cover art to come 9780062315472 150 BEST MINIMALIST HOUSE IDEAS (Hard Cover) ALEX SANCHEZ HARPER US S$41.00 HOB

9780758293718 EYE CARE REVOLUTIONS (Soft Cover) ROBERT ABEL KENSINGTON PUBLISHING S$28.00 HTH

9780062228291 THE SPARK SOLUTIN (Soft Cover) BECKY HAND HARPER US S$22.00 HTH

Filled with hundreds of lush, full-color photographs, 150 Best Minimalist Interior Ideas profiles beautiful minimalist rooms around the globe and presents tips, tricks, and techniques revealing how to create your own gorgeous, sophisticated interiors. One of the most popular contemporary interior design trends, minimalism highlights the essence of a room, stressing clean lines, clutterfree spaces, and a limited color palette.

Filled with hundreds of lush, fullcolor photographs, 150 Best Minimalist Interior Ideas profiles beautiful minimalist rooms around the globe and presents tips, tricks, and techniques revealing how to create your own gorgeous, sophisticated interiors. One of the most popular contemporary interior design trends, minimalism highlights the essence of a room, stressing clean lines, clutter-free spaces, and a limited color palette.

From the experts behind the New York Times bestseller The Spark and the creators of SparkPeople.com comes The Spark Solution, a breakthrough two-week diet program deemed one of the "Best Diets" by U.S. News & World Report. Designed to help you lose weight and optimize your health, The Spark Solution is a dynamic, comprehensive, and proven program.

DO YOU BELIEVE IN MAGIC? (Soft Cover) PAUL A OFFIT HARPER US S$22.00 HTH In Do You Believe in Magic?, medical expert Paul A. Offit, M.D., offers a scathing exposé of the alternative medicine industry, revealing how even though some popular therapies are remarkably helpful due to the placebo response, many of them are ineffective, expensive, and even deadly.


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9781476714721 PRAYFIT DIET (Hard Cover) JIMMY PENA SIMON AND SCHUSTER S$34.00 HTH

9781451624427 BIG FAT SURPRISE (Hard Cover) NINA TEICHOLZ SIMON AND SCHUSTER S$37.00 HTH

In The PrayFit Diet, Peña offers an easy, effective program— including shopping lists, daily menus, and simple, delicious recipes—to help you lose up to 20 pounds in 33 days. A healthy body, he explains, is not about restriction of either calories or food groups. Instead, it’s all about eating in...

Dish up the red meat, eggs, and whole milk! In this well researched and captivating narrative, veteran food writer Nina Teicholz proves how everything we’ve been told about fat is wrong. For decades, Americans have cut back on red meat and dairy products full of “bad” saturated fats… In The Big Fat Surprise, Teicholz reveals how sixty years of nutrition science has gotten it so wrong: how overzealous researchers have made basic scientific mistakes that, through a mix of ego and...

9780062130792 WOMANCODE (Soft Cover) ALISA VITTI HARPER US S$21.00 HTH

9781476734774 HONEST TODDLER (Hard Cover) BUNMI LADITAN SIMON AND SCHUSTER S$22.00 HUM

With WomanCode, holistic health coach Alisa Vitti shows women how to maintain health and vitality with a food-based program to rebalance their hormones. Alisa Vitti found herself suffering through the symptoms of polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS), and was able to heal herself through food and lifestyle changes. Relieved and reborn, she made it her mission to empower other women to be able to do the same.

Are you the confused parent of a toddler?

POLITICS

Are you constantly disappointing the 2T in your life? Are you tired, stressed out, and looking for relief? I can’t help you with that last one, but if you want to become an A+ servant to your small child, this book is for you. Who better to teach you about toddlers than another toddler?

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9780062336149 THE OFFICIAL QUOTABLE DOCTOR WHO (Hard Cover) CAVAN SCOTT HARPER US S$28.00 HUM

9780062329646 EVERYBODY DIES (Hard Cover) KEN TANAKA HARPER US S$21.00 HUM

The first-ever collection of the most intelligent, strangest, mysterious, and wonderful quotes from all fifty years of the BBC America hit television series Doctor Who. Over the years, Doctor Who has become one of the most popular science fiction series to date, with an ever growing and extremely dedicated fan base.

Nobody likes to think about death, but the world would be awfully crowded without it. From YouTube sensation Ken Tanaka and actor David Ury, who was crushed by an ATM on AMC's Breaking Bad, comes Everybody Dies, a colorful story and delightful assemblage of games that makes it easy-even fun- to come to grips with mortality.

9781451646085 CENTER HOLDS (Soft Cover) JOHNATHAN ALTER SIMON AND SCHUSTER S$24.00 POL In The Center Holds, Jonathan Alter provides the first full account of America at the crossroads. With exclusive reporting and rare historical insight, he pierces the bubble of the White House and the presidential campaigns in a landmark election that marked the return of big money and the rise of big data. He tells the epic story of an embattled president fighting back with the first campaign of the Digital Age.

9781451627527 ROBERTS COURT (Soft Cover) MARCIA COYLE SIMON AND SCHSUTER S$22.00 POL For eight years, the Roberts Court has been at the center of a constitutional maelstrom. In this acclaimed account, the much-honored, expert Supreme Court reporter Marcia Coyle reveals the fault lines in the conservativedominated court led by Chief Justice John Roberts Jr.


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Cover art to come 9780307956989 CHINA’S SECOND CONTINENT (Hard Cover) HOWARD W. FRENCH RANDOM HOUSE S$38.00 POL

9781439191262 ON LOOKING (Soft Cover) ALEXANDRA HOROWITZ SIMON AND SCHUSTER S$22.00 PSY

9781451699135 SENSATION (Hard Cover) THALMA LOBEL SIMON AND SCHUSTER S$36.00 PSY

From the prize-winning investigative reporter: a trenchant, immersive account of the burgeoning Chinese presence in Africa-a developing empire already shaping the future of the world's incipient superpower and its fastest growing continent. Former "New York Times" bureau chief in Africa and China, Howard W. French is uniquely positioned to tell the story of this seismic geopolitical development. Through meticulous onthe-ground reporting, French draws a nuanced portrait of China's economic, political, and human presence across the African continent.

From the author of the #1 New York Times bestseller Inside of a Dog, this “elegant and entertaining” (The Boston Globe) explanation of how humans perceive their environments “does more than open our eyes...opens our hearts and minds, too, gently awakening us to a world—in fact, many worlds—we’ve been missing” (USA TODAY).

Color and temperature, darkness and light, rough and smooth textures—all these sensations influence your inner world and your actions with unexpected power. In Sensation, one of the world’s leading experts on human behavior, Dr. Thalma Lobel, shares an exciting, completely new view of physical intelligence, or embodied cognition.

9780062333193 DOGFIGHT AT THE PENTAGON (Soft Cover) WALL STREET JOURNAL HARPER US S$22.00 REF A delightful collection of the wild, the weird, and the wonderful culled from the Wall Street Journal’s popular, and long-standing A-hed column. One of the Wall Street Journal’s most popular features for more than seventy years, the daily A-hed column—named for a headline that looked like a letter A—has diverted readers from the more glum news of war, economic woe, natural disasters, and manmade malfeasance.

RELIGION

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9781455584017 A TRAVEL GUIDE TO LIFE:TRANSFORMING YOUR SELF FROM HEAD TO SOUL (Soft Cover) ANTHONY DESTEFANO HACHETTE BOOK GROUP S$23.00 REL

9781451669169 LORD IS MY SHEPHERD (Soft Cover) ROBERT J. MORGAN SIMON AND SCHUSTER S$21.00 REL

9780062311757 THE GREAT OMMISION (Soft Cover) DALLAS WILLARD HARPER US S$22.00 REL

For the many inspired by Anthony DeStefano's A Travel Guide to Heaven -a remarkable tour of the pleasures God has in store for us in the next and everlasting lifemore inspiration is here in A TRAVEL GUIDE TO LIFE, offering an enlightening tour of the kind of deeply meaningful and happy life we can live here on earth. DeStefano outlines the path that can lead each and every one of us to renewed faith, understanding and fulfillment.

Bestselling author Robert J. Morgan explores the rich meaning and transcendent comfort of the world's bestknown and most-loved poem: Psalm 23. "The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want. He makes me to lie down in green pastures; He leads me beside the still waters. He restores my soul; He leads me in the paths of righteousness for His name's sake. Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil; For You are with me; Your rod and Your staff, they comfort me…"

Willard boldly challenges the thought that we can be Christians without being disciples, or call ourselves Christians without applying this understanding of life in the Kingdom of God to every aspect of life on earth. He calls on believers to restore what should be the heart of Christianity -- being active disciples of Jesus Christ. Willard shows us that in the school of life, we are apprentices of the Teacher whose brilliance encourages us to rise above traditional church understanding and embrace the true meaning of discipleship -- an active, concrete, 24/7 life with Jesus.

Cover art to come 9780062311795 KNOWING CHRIS TODAY (Soft Cover) DALALS WILLARD (Soft Cover) HARPER US S$22.00 REL

At a time when popular atheism books are talking about the irrationality of believing in God, Willard makes a rigorous intellectual case for why it makes sense to believe in God and in Jesus, the Son.


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Cover art to come 9780062296108 THE DIVINE CONSPIRACY CONTINUED (Hard Cover) DALLAS WILLARD HARPER US S$31.00 REL

9780062306463 KEEPING THE BEES (Soft Cover) LAURENCE PACKER HARPER US S$22.00 SCI

Dallas Willard, the author of the bestselling spiritual classic, The Divine Conspiracy, now fulfills his revolutionary vision of how the kingdom of God is made real on earth in this sequel, the last book he was working on before his recent death.

In Keeping the Bees, Laurence Packer, a melittologist whoselife revolves around bees, debunks many myths about thesecreatures and takes us behind the scenes with scientists aroundthe world who are working to save these fascinating creaturesbefore it’s too late.

9781476725635 ENCHANTED OBJECTS (Hard Cover) DAVID ROSE SIMON AND SCHUSTER S$38.00 SCI

9781476747415 WINDOW ON ETERNITY (Hard Cover) EDWARD O. WILSON SIMON AND SCHUSTER S$40.00 SCI

In the tradition of Who Owns the Future? and The Second Machine Age, an MIT Media Lab scientist imagines how everyday objects can intuit our needs and improve our lives.

A Window on Eternity is a stunning book of splendid prose and gorgeous photography about one of the biologically richest places in Africa and perhaps in the world. Gorongosa National Park in Mozambique was nearly destroyed in a brutal civil war, then was reborn and is now evolv-ing back to its original state. Edward O. Wilson’s personal, luminous description of the wonders of Gorongosa is beautifully complemented by Piotr Naskrecki’s extraordinary photographs of the park’s exquisite natural beauty.

We are now standing at the precipice of the next transformative development: the Internet of Things.

SELF-HELP

Cover art to come 9780062131317 MIND WHIPERING (Soft Cover) TARA BENNETT GOLEMAN HARPER US S$21.00 SH

9781451667721 MOTIVATION MANIFESTO (Hard Cover) BRENDON BURCHARD SIMON AND SCHUSTER S$37.00 SH

9781582704227 MAKING MARKS (Soft Cover) ELAINE CLAYTON SIMON AND SCHUSTER S$25.00 SH

With her book Mind Whispering, Tara BennettGoleman, the New York Times bestselling author of Emotional Alchemy, draws on the the fields of cognitive psychology, neuroscience, and Eastern traditions to present a workable means to overcome the negative patterns in our lives.

In The Motivation Manifesto, worldrenowned motivational speaker and bestselling author Brendon Burchard gives readers a step by step guide and a passionate manifesto for living up to their potential. With his trademark verve, he teaches readers the six practices that will help them achieve greatness in an increasingly busy and pessimistic world. Readers will learn: Practice One: Stop Belittling Yourself; Practice Two: Own Your Role; Practice Three: Reclaim Your Agenda; Practice Four: Transform Energy; Practice Five: Inspire Excellence, and Practice Six: Make the Moment Matter.

In Making Marks, you’ll learn that every single line, smudge, or spot you make contains visual imagery with the power to heal the past, develop your sense of empathy, and reveal solutions and answers you never realized before. You don’t need to have any specific experience or skills to benefit from this book; through simple steps and interactive exercises, people of all ages and artistic abilities can gain insight and learn to reconnect with their creative selves.

9781476764689 7 HABITS OF HIGHLY EFFECTIVE TEENS (Soft Cover) SEAN COVEY SIMON AND SCHUSTER S$22.00 SH A companion to the New York Times bestselling book The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teens, this engaging personal workbook provides fun, supplementary activities and thought provoking exercises to help you understand and apply the power of the 7 Habits in your life. Imagine you had a playbook—a step-by-step guide to help you get from where you are now to where you want to be in the future. Your goals, your dreams, your plans…they are all achievable. You just need the tools to help you get there.


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9781451699586 MACHIAVELLI FOR MOMS (Soft Cover) SUZANNE EVANS SIMON AND SCHUSTER S$20.00 SH Machiavelli for Moms is the story of a rash, even crazy experiment: a year of using Machiavelli’s The Prince to “rule” one disobedient family. As mother-of-four Suzanne Evans soon found out, a little bit of coercion, manipulation, and cunning can go a long way when running a kingdom— and a household.

9781451667400 SKINNYGIRLS SOLUTIONS (Soft Cover) BETHENNY FRANKEL SIMON AND SCHUSTER S$22.00 SH

9780062127778 UNTANGLING THE MIND (Soft Cover) DAVID THEODORE GEORGE HARPER US S$21.00 SH

In Skinnygirl Solutions, New York Times bestselling author Bethenny Frankel offers her best tips on home, health, family, career, style, and, of course, sex. Her no-nonsense advice extends beyond the first adult steps and well into real relationships, established careers, and mommyhood. Skinnygirl Solutions offers many practical tips on how to lead a well-balanced life…

Free yourself from emotional turmoileven when that turmoil is caused by others! We have a much greater understanding of human behavior now than we did just a few decades ago. Yet even with this greater understanding of the human mind, why we do what we do can sometimes seem like a mystery. People are often left with unsettling questions about their own (or others') behavior. We ask ourselves, Why did I make a spectacle of myself? Why am I so stressed? Why am I constantly so negative?

9781476759708 MARRY SMART (Hard Cover) SUSAN PATTON SIMON AND SCHUSTER S$34.00 SH

9781476757063 OPENING HEAVEN’S DOOR (Hard Cover) PATRICIA PEARSON SIMON AND SCHUSTER S$35.00 SH

You’re single and you know what you want in your life. And if your dreams include getting married and having children, this fresh new approach to finding the right one at the right time shows the way to make those dreams a reality.

The first book by a respected journalist on Nearing Death Awareness—similar to NearDeath Experience—this groundbreaking, beautifully written exploration will forever alter your perceptions of the nature of death and life. In a book that will spark intense debate, award-winning journalist Patricia Pearson reveals the widespread and underreported phenomenon of receiving consoling messages and visions from people who have recently died—before the news of death has even been sent.

9781582704579 BREATHING ROOM (Soft Cover) MELVA GREEN SIMON AND SCHUSTER S$22.00 SH

Bless your clutter. Yes, you heard right: Bless it. Bless everything in your life that is superfluous, broken, burdensome, and overwhelming—because it is all here to teach you an important lesson, perhaps the most important lesson there is: what really matters.

9781476739915 IT AIN’T OVER… TILL (Hard Cover) MARLO THOMAS SIMON AND SCHUSTER S$36.00 SH

9781476762975 TEN GREATEST GIFTS I GIVE (Soft Cover) STEVEN W, VANNOY SIMON AND SCHUSTER S$22.00 SH

But anyone who has ever tried to make a big life change knows it can be a bit more complicated— and frightening— than that. How do you get up the nerve and confidence to actually take the leap? No one knows better than the women profiled in this powerful book by actress, activist, and bestselling author Marlo Thomas.

For more than twenty years, The 10 Greatest Gifts I Give My Children has helped parents find the joy in parenting. But they aren’t the only ones who can benefit from Vannoy’s wisdom: In the years since this book was first published, Vannoy has used the same principles to help businesses create healthier and more fulfilling workplaces. By mirroring Vannoy’s parenting approach, business managers can create more focused and productive employees.


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Cover art to come 9781476739229 HE TEXTED (Hard Cover) LISA WINNING SIMON AND SCHUSTER S$31.00 SH

9781476766966 INFINITE WORDS (Soft Cover) ZANE SIMON AND SCHUSTER $22.00 SH

You’re a busy, intelligent, modern woman. You stay on top of work e-mail. You “like” all the baby photos your sister posts on Facebook. You found your dream job through LinkedIn. But when your crush texts you “Sup?” every few days, yet never asks you out, what the hell does that mean?

As a reference book, Infinite Words identifies the oft-made mistakes and keys to success that will help a determined writer flourish. Zane explores what makes great scripts for film and television, successful manuscripts for print and electronic books, as well as how to adapt a book for film. Using a straightforward, accessible, practical approach, Zane also offers a variety of writing exercises, memory devices, and other methods to help you become the best writer you can be.

These days, dating is more confusing than ever. Friending? Following? Liking? Poking? Linking? LOLing? WTF?

9780061906091 WHAT DO WOMEN WANT? (Soft Cover) DANIEL BERGNER HARPER US S$22.00 SOC

9781451644708 GIVE WAR AND PEACE A CHANCE (Hard Cover) ANDREW D, KAUFMAN SIMON AND SCHUSTER S$38.00 SOC

In What Do Women Want? Adventures in the Science of Female Desire, critically acclaimed journalist Daniel Bergne disseminates the latest scientific research and paints an unprecedented portrait of female lust: the triggers, the fantasies, the mind-body connection (and disconnection), the reasons behind the loss of libido, and, most revelatory, that this loss is not inevitable.

From a popular Tolstoy scholar: an entertaining, thought-provoking, and accessible argument for why War and Peace is more relevant to readers now than ever.

SPORT

Cover art to come 9781476773889 CONFORM (Soft Cover) GLENN BECK SIMON AND SCHUSTER S$20.00 SOC

#1 bestselling author and popular radio and television host Glenn Beck considers the hot-button issue of education in the US, exposing the weaknesses of the Common Core school curriculum and examining why liberal solutions fail.

978145665413 HUMOR CODE (Hard Cover) PETER McGRAW SIMON AND SCHUSTER S$36.00 SOC

9780593073353 CLIMBS AND PUNISHMENT (Soft Cover) FELIX LOWE TRANSWORLD S$31.00 SPO

Two guys. 19 experiments. Five continents. 91,000 miles. And a book that will forever change the way you think about humor.

Cycling journalist Felix Lowe makes the leap from raconteur to rouleur, taking to the saddle for the first time in 10 years to complete his very own grand tour of Europe. Lowe's light-hearted and entertaining travelogue charts his progress as he cycles 1,700-miles from Barcelona to Rome, crossing three countries and cycling over three mountain ranges, taking in some of cycling's most fabled climbs. As he follows in the tracks of some of the world's greatest wheelmen, Lowe will put professional cycling's three major stage races -

Part road-trip comedy and part social science experiment, a scientist and a journalist detail their epic quest to discover the secret behind what makes things funny.

9781476733203 DUEL FOR THE CROWN (Hard Cover) LINDA CARROL SIMON AND SCHUSTER S$36.00 SPO

From the moment they first galloped head-to-head in Saratoga Springs, the two chestnut colts showed they were the stuff of racing legend. Alydar, all muscle with a fearsome closing kick, was already the popular favorite to win the Kentucky Derby. Affirmed, deceptively laidback streamlined elegance, was powered forward by his steely determination not to settle for second place.


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9781451694741 MOUNTAIN (Soft Cover) ED VIESTURS SIMON AND SCHUSTER S$22.00 SPO REACHING THE SUMMIT IS OPTIONAL. GETTING BACK DOWN IS MANDATORY. In The Mountain, veteran worldclass climber and bestselling author Ed Viesturs—the only American to have climbed all fourteen of the world’s 8,000meter peaks—trains his sights on Mount Everest in richly detailed accounts of expeditions that are by turns personal, harrowing, deadly, and inspiring.

9781612387437 MOON BRITISH COLUMBIA (Soft Cover) ANDREW HEMPSTEAD PERSEUS INTERNATIONAL S$30.98 TRV Canada resident and avid outdoorsman Andrew Hempstead gives you his unique perspective on British Columbia, from dining at the best of Vancouver’s 3,000 restaurants and cafés to skiing and snowboarding on the worldclass slopes of Whistler/Blackcomb. Hempstead offers unique trip ideas that utilize the region’s amazing outdoor options, such as Winter Fun and B.C. Road Trip.

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9781612382944 MOON ST. LOUIS BROOKE S FOSTER (Soft Cover) PERSEUS INTERNATIONAL S$27.88 SPO

9781612385129 MOON NORTH CAROLINA COAST (Soft Cover) JASON FRYE PERSEUS INTERNATIOANL S$23.23 TRV

As a St. Louis resident, Brooke S. Foster knows the best ways to experience the Gateway City, from must-see sights like the Gateway Arch and the City Museum to great Northern Italian cuisine on the Hill. Foster provides travelers with unique trip strategies to help organize their visit, such as Blues, Barbecue, and Beer: A Legendary St. Louis Weekend; and From the Butterfly House to the Gigantic Slide: St. Louis with Kids.

North Carolina resident and local writer Jason Frye offers his unique perspective on the North Carolina Coast, from beach-combing and birdwatching on the Outer Banks to exploring the culture closer to the mainland. Filled with exciting outdoor excursions—like golfing in Nags Head and hiking in the Croatan National Forest—as well as information on choosing the best beaches to visit, which historic lighthouses to check out, and how the seasonal weather varies, Moon North Carolina Coast gives travelers the tools they need to create a more personal and memorable experience.

9781612387468 MOON VICTORIA & VANCOUVER ISLAND (Soft Cover) ANDREW HEMPSTEAD PERSEUS INTERNATIONAL S$23.23 TRV

9781612387116 MOON WISCONSIN (Soft Cover) THOMAS HUHTI PERSEUS INTERNATIOANL S$34.08 TRV

9781612387482 MOON MONTREAL & QUEBEC CITY (Soft Cover) PERSUES INTERNATIONAL SACHA JACKSON S$30.98 TRV

Canada expert Andrew Hempstead offers helpful tips for visiting these beautiful areas, from enjoying afternoon tea in Victoria to fishing off the shores of Vancouver Island. Hempstead uses his local knowledge to craft unique trip strategies for all interests, such as Family Fun. Complete with details on visiting the Royal London Wax Museum, whalewatching in Johnstone Strait, and hiking through Goldstream Provincial Park, Moon Victoria & Vancouver Island gives travelers the tools they need to create a more personal and memorable experience.

Born and bred "Cheesehead" Thomas Huhti offers an insider’s view of Wisconsin, from the bars and pubs of Madison to the beaches and water parks of the Wisconsin Dells. Huhti is a perfect tour guide, providing unique trip ideas such as the Frank Lloyd Wright Tour. Packed with information on dining, transportation, and accommodations, this handbook has many options for a range of travel budgets.

Writer Sacha Jackson guides travelers to the highlights of Montréal and Québec City, from the trendy bars, restaurants, and festivals of Montréal to the original city walls and historic center of Québec City. Jackson also offers unique trip ideas, like Canadian History 101: Where it Started and Edible Québec:

9781612387833 MOON VIRGINIA (Soft Cover) MICHAELA GAASERUD PERSEUS INTERNATIONAL S$27.88 TRV Area native and current Virginia resident Michaela Riva Gaaserud covers the best of the Old Dominion, from getting some sun on Colonial Beach to seeing the Beauregard Civil War Cemetery. With original trip ideas for a variety of interests, as well as comprehensive coverage of the area’s best sights, this guidebook is the perfect addition to any trip.


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9781612387567 MOON OREGON (Soft Cover) McRAE JEWELL PERSEUS INTERNATIONAL S$34.08 TRV

9781612387499 MOON MICHIGAN (Soft Cover) LAURA MARTONE PERSEUS INTERNATIONAL S$30.98 TRV

Outdoors enthusiasts and Portland residents Judy Jewell and W. C. McRae offer unique insight into Oregon's many offerings, from its lush forests and deep river canyons to its award-winning wines and friendly cities. Jewell and McRae include unique trip strategies that connect with travelers’ specific interests, such Natural History Road Trip, Eastern Oregon Ramble, and The Wine Route—a seven-day tour of the state's numerous wineries.

World traveler Laura Martone spends summers with her family on Michigan’s Big Bear Lake, and she shares her favorite Michigan experiences, from indulging at the National Cherry Festival in Traverse City to exploring Detroit's rhythmic roots and auto museums. Martone provides itineraries for trekking through the Upper Peninsula, touring lighthouses on the Great Lake shoreline, and splurging on a luxury B&B on the popular Mackinac Island.

9781612387550 MOON COASTAL OREGON (Soft Cover) JEWELL McRAE PERSEUS INTERNATIONAL S$27.88 TRV Outdoor enthusiasts W. C. McRae and Judy Jewell share their extensive knowledge of coastal Oregon, from the best places to grab a seaside snack to the most scenic hikes along the Coastal Trail. McRae and Jewell also outline a variety of suggested travel strategies, including Riding the Pacific Waves, Foraging the Coast, and Coastal Road Trip—.

9781612387659 RICK STEVE’S CROATIA AND SLOVENIA (Soft Cover) STEVE HEWITT PERSUES INTERNATIONAL S$34.08 TRV

9781612385556 RICK STEVES’ POCKET LONDON (Soft Cover) STEVES OPENSHAW PERSEUS INTERNATIONAL S$20.13 TRV

9781612385563 RICK STEVES’ POCKET ROME (Soft Cover) STEVE OPENSHAW PERSEUS INTERNATIONAL S$20.13 TRV

With this guide, you’ll explore charming towns and undiscovered natural wonders. Stroll atop the walls that encircle romantic Dubrovnik, wander through the Roman ruins in the heart of bustling Split, and set sail to the islands of Korcula and Hvar on the glimmering Adriatic. Feel the spray from the waterfalls at Plitvice Lakes National Park. Drive…

Included in Rick Steves' Pocket London— Sights: the National Portrait Gallery, Courtauld Gallery, Tate Britain, Tate Modern, Victoria and Albert Museum, and the Bankside Walk Walks and Tours: the Westminster Walk, Westminster Abbey Tour, National Gallery Tour, West End Walk, British Museum Tour, British Library Tour, The City Walk, St. Paul’s Cathedral Tour, and Tower of London Tour

Included in Rick Steves' Pocket Rome— Sights: the National Museum, Palatine Hill, Trajan’s Column, Market, and Imperial Forums, Baths of Diocletian, Appian Way, St. Peter-in-Chains, Pilgrim’s Tour of Rome, Jewish Ghetto, and Capitoline Museums Walks and Tours: the Colosseum Tour, Roman Forum Tour, Night Walk Across Rome, Pantheon Tour, Vatican Museum Tour, St. Peter’s Basilica Tour, and Borghese Gallery

9781612387529 MOON MAINE (Soft Cover) HILARY NANGLE PERSUES INTERNATIONAL S$34.08 TRV Award-winning writer and Maine native Hilary Nangle provides an insider’s view of the Pine Tree State, from the “in” restaurants and grills of Portland to the historic towns and villages of the Acadia Region. Nangle is the perfect tour guide, providing travelers with unique itineraries like Microbrews of Maine.

9781612385549 RICK STEVES’ POCKET PARIS (Soft Cover) SMITH STEVES PERSEUS INTERNATIONAL S$20.13 TRV Included in Rick Steves' Pocket Paris— Sights: the Orangerie Museum, Rodin Museum, Army Museum and Napoleon’s Tomb, Left Bank Walk, Cluny Museum, ChampsElysees Walk, Marais Walk, Pompidou Center, Carnavalet Museum, and Picasso Museum Walks and Tours: the Historic Paris Walk, Louvre Tour, Orsay Museum Tour, Eiffel Tower Tour, Rue Cler Walk, and Versailles Day Trip


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9781612387192 MOON CLEVELAND (Soft Cover) DOUGLAS TRATTNER PERSEUS INTERNATIONAL S$27.88 TRV Award-winning journalist and Cleveland native Douglas Trattner knows the best way to experience this often overlooked mecca. After investigating every nook and cranny of his favorite city, he now shares his expertise in Moon Cleveland. Whether you’re interested in exploring the 20,000 acres of Cleveland's Metroparks or spending the afternoon indoors at the famous Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Trattner guides you to exciting activities for all ages—

9781743601013 GREAT ADVENTURES (PAPERBACK) 1 LONELY PLANET S$38.73 TRV The follow-up to the successful Great Journeys; Showcasing some of the world's best adventure experiences; includes expert content , inspirational photographs and practical planning tips

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Freelance writer and editor Carter G. Walker introduces you to the best of Montana and Wyoming, from the towering pines of Montana's Glacier Country to the art scene and high style of Jackson Hole and Cody. A longtime resident of Montana, Walker has plenty of unique trip ideas to offer, including Outdoor Adventures, Native American History & Culture, and Old West Meets New West.

Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisher Lonely Planet Kuala Lumpur, Melaka & Penang is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Scale (by elevator!) the glistening Petronas Towers, spend-up big in one of KL's air-conditioned shopping malls or sample local street food, all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of Kuala Lumpur, Melaka & Penang and begin your journey now! Inside Lonely Planet's Kuala Lumpur, Melaka & Penang Travel Guide:

9781742205625 DISCOVER CANADA 2 (Soft Cover) LONELY PALNET S$38.73 TRV Covers all the top Canadian destinations, including Vancouver, Montreal, Niagra Falls, Toronto, Quebec City, Banff, Victoria, Whistler and Lake Louise; Illustrated feature on Vancouver's Stanley Park; Expanded focus on food and drink


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