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9780062241351 DOWNTON ABBEY SCRIPT BK SEASON 2 (Soft Cover) JULIAN FELLOWES HARPER US S$29.00 ART
9780062280633 DOCTOR WHO: THE VAULT (Hard Cover) MARCUS HEARN HARPER US S$61.22 ART
9780062121394 UNIVERSE OF PETER MAX (Hard Cover) PETER MAX HARPER US S$41.00 ART
The full shooting scripts for the global phenomenon, Downton Abbey's second series. Complete with unseen scenes and Julian Fellowes' own commentary. Downton Abbey has become a national phenomenon and the most successful British drama of our time. Created by Oscarwinning writer Julian Fellowes, the series has delighted viewers and reviewers alike with stellar performances, ravishing sets and costumes but above all with a gripping plot.
Named in Guinness World Records as the longest running science fiction TV series in the world, the BBC-produced television program, Doctor Who, will celebrate its fiftieth year in 2013. Since its conception in 1963, the show has become a major part of British pop culture and has continued to garner new fans with each generation.
Enter The Universe According to Peter Max. A true Pop Art icon—one of the world’s most well-loved visual artists—Peter Max now offers us an intimate, unprecedented look at the inner workings of his imagination. Vibrantly colored artwork accompanies fifty evocative personal essays in which Max, for the first time ever, shares his life story and personal philosophies. Fans of pop art, psychedelic illustration, and the art of underground comics will revel in Max’s unique, unforgettable illustrations and in the details of his own captivating creative odyssey.
9781423130697 JERRY BRUCKHEIMER:WHEN LIGHTNING STRIKES (Hard Cover) MICHAEL SINGER HACHETTE BOOK GROUP S$90.00 ART In terms of his impact on the motion picture and television industries, from a world box office perspective, it's not only fair, but probably undeniable, to say that Jerry Bruckheimer is the most successful producer in the history of both mediums. One need merely look at Bruckheimer's resume to verify this statement.
Cover art to come 9780062207074 LIFE IS A GIFT (Soft Cover) TONY BENNETT HARPER US S$25.00 BIO One of the most well-known and beloved vocalists of our time, Tony Bennett is an American icon. Now, in this rich and beautiful memoir, the legendary Grammy and Emmy Awardwinning singer takes us behind the scenes of his multi-platinum career. Revealing, insightful, and always moving, Life Is a Gift tells the stories of Bennett's experiences in the music industry, what he learned, and who he met along the way, including Frank Sinatra, Nat King Cole, Ella Fitzgerald, Aretha Franklin, and Duke Ellington, as well as Amy Winehouse, John Mayer, and Lady Gaga.
9780007436132 HOW DID ALL THIS HAPPEN? (Soft Cover) JOHN BISHOP HARPER UK S$30.00 BIO
9781451657821 QUEEN OF KATWE (Soft Cover) TIM CROTHERS SIMON AND SCHUSTER S$25.00 BIO
If you're a man of a certain age you'll know there comes a point in life when getting a sports car and over-analysing your contribution to society sounds like a really good idea. With a good job in sales and marketing and a nice house in Manchester that he shared with his wife and kids, John Bishop was no different when he turned the dreaded 4-0. But instead of spanking a load of cash on a car that would have made him look like a senior stylist at Vidal Sassoon, he stumbled onto a pathway that ultimately lead him to become one of the nation's best loved comedians. It was a gamble, but boy, did it pay off.
One day in 2005 while searching for food, nine-year-old Ugandan Phiona Mutesi followed her brother to a dusty veranda where she met Robert Katende. Katende, a war refugee turned missionary, had an improbable dream: to empower kids in the Katwe slum through chess—a game so foreign there is no word for it in their native language. Laying a chess-board in the dirt, Robert began to teach. At first children came for a free bowl of porridge, but many grew to love the game that—like their daily lives—requires persevering against great obstacles. Of these kids, one girl stood out as an immense talent: Phiona.
9780007438136 DEAR ME, DON'T PANIC!: MEMOIRS OF A MIDLIFE (Soft Cover) CHRIS EVANS HARPER UK S$30.00 BIO With the milestone that is his 50th birthday just a few years away, Chris Evans reflects on his supposed 'midlife' and the crisis that's meant to hit us all. This much-awaited follow-up to Memoirs of a Fruitcake is the third instalment in Chris's story. Now a father of three, with two under 5, has the former bad boy of the media finally grown up? In his much-loved warm and witty style, Chris sets about finding the answers, bringing readers along with him as he continues his journey through life.
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NON-FICTION TITLES Oct 2013 BIOGRAPHY
9781451660012 THIS GENERATION (Soft Cover) HAN HAN SIMON AND SCHUSTER S$25.00 BIO
9780062238405 REMEMBERING WHITNEY (Soft Cover) CISSY HOUSTON HARPER US S$25.00 BIO
9781451640038 DRIVING THE SAUDIS (Soft Cover) JAYNE AMELIA LAARSON SIMON AND SCHUSTER S$25.00 BIO
This Generation is a compilation of essays and blog posts that tells the story of modern China from Han Han’s unique perspective. Writing on topics as diverse as racing, whoring, the Beijing Olympics, and how to be a patriot, he offers a funny and illuminating trip through a complex nation that most Westerners view as marching in lockstep. An entertaining and invaluable way for Americans to understand our rising Eastern partner and rival, This Generation introduces a dazzling talent who will long be remembered as a millennial time capsule.
The definitive account of Whitney Houston's astonishing life, groundbreaking career, and tragic death -complete with never-before-seen photographs -- from the only one who truly knows the story behind the headlines: her mother, Cissy Houston.Cissy has said little publicly about Whitney's heart-breaking death. Now, for the first time, she opens up and shares the unbelievable story of her daughter's life, as well as her own, and addresses Whitney's brightest and darkest moments
The true-to-life account of a female chauffeur hired to drive the Saudi royal family in Los Angeles After more than a decade of working in Hollywood, actress Jayne Amelia Larson found herself out of luck, out of work, and out of prospects. When she got hired to drive for the Saudi royal family vaca-tioning in Beverly Hills, Larson thought she’d been handed the golden ticket. She’d heard stories of the Saudis bestowing $20,000 tips and Rolex watches on their drivers, but when the family arrived at LAX with twenty million dollars in cash, Larson realized that she might be in for the ride of her life.
9780062103307 FRENCH KIDS EAT EVERYTHING (Soft Cover) KAREN LE BILLON HARPER US S$24.00 BIO French Kids Eat Everything is a wonderfully wry account of how Karen Le Billon was able to alter her children’s deep-rooted, decidedly unhealthy North American eating habits while they were all living in France.
Cover art to come 9781451626216 CUSTER (Soft Cover) LARRY MCMURTHY SIMON AND SCHUSTER S$29.00 BIO
9780062304810 EVERYTHING I LEARNED ABOUT LIFE, I LEARNED IN DANCE (Hard Cover) ABBY LEE MILLER S$25.00 BIO
9781476745053 SHOOTING STRAIGHT (Hard Cover) PIERS MORGAN SIMON AND SCHUSTER S$38.00 BIO
9780061944864 MICK JAGGER (Soft Cover) PHILIP NORMAN HARPER US S$27.00 BIO
This lavishly illustrated volume reassesses and celebrates the life and legacy of the West’s most legendary figure, George Armstrong Custer, from “one of America’s great storytellers” (The Wall Street Journal).On June 25, 1876, General George Armstrong Custer and his seventh cavalry attacked a large Lakota Cheyenne village on the Little Bighorn River in Montana Territory. He lost not only the battle but his life and the lives of his entire cavalry. “Custer’s Last Stand” was a spectacular defeat that shocked the country and grew into a legend that has reverberated in the national consciousness to this day.
Ultimate "Tiger Mom" Abby Lee Miller—the passionate, unapologetically outspoken, tough-as-nails star of Lifetime’s phenomenal hit Dance Moms and Abby's Ultimate Dance Competition—offers inspirational, tough love guidance for parents who want to help their children succeed and for readers of all ages striving to become the best they can be.
From ultimate media insider Piers Morgan, an adrenaline-fueled account of life at CNN, exclusive stories about his celebrity encounters, and details about his high-profile decision to take on the issue of gun control at its historical tipping point.
Throughout five decades of fronting the Rolling Stones, Mick Jagger has been seen as the ultimate arrogant superstar, whose sexual appetite rivals Casanova's and whose supposed reckless drug use touched off the most famous scandal in rock history. But Norman reveals a Jagger far more complex than the cold archseducer of myth: human, vulnerable, often impressive, sometimes endearing. Here at last is the real story of how a shy economics student became a modern Antichrist...of Jagger's vicious show trial and imprisonment in 1967...
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9781451654486 MAO (Soft Cover) ALEXANDER V. PANTSOV SIMON AND SCHUSTER S$30.00 BIO
9780062208316 TRIDENT (Soft Cover) JASON REDMAN HARPER US S$34.00 BIO
9781780575841 TOMMY DOC (Hard Cover) DAVID TOSSELL TRANSWORLD S$30.00 BIO
9781618937049 HUNGER GAMES- STARS (Soft Cover) BOOKAZINE S$19.00 BIO
This “comprehensive, judicious, and finely detailed” (Roderick MacFarquhar, The New York Review of Books) biography of Mao Zedong traces how he created a totalitarian government even more destructive and extreme than Stalin’s, while transforming China from an impoverished nation to a leading world power.
Redman’s book brings a powerful insight into the strength, determination, perseverance, and faith of being a Navy SEAL and wounded warrior. Recovering from wounds he received in combat, Redman reflects on his life within the Teams, the many valuable lessons he learned about leadership and overcoming adversity, and about receiving a second chance in life. He collected these reflections and turned them into a very unique book.
Tommy 'The Doc' Docherty was a combative Scotland international wing-half who became a brilliant but erratic manager. His 1960s Chelsea team was a glorious reflection of his colourful personality, and a decade later he reinvented his relegated Manchester United side as attacking force. This title reveals personal heartaches behind the laughter.
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9781455523641 THE SOUL OF IT ALL (Soft Cover) MICHAEL BOLTON HACHETTE BOOK GROUP S$23.00 BIO After four decades in the music industry, Michael Bolton has become one the most successful musicians of our time. THE SOUL OF IT ALL is his backstage pass into his life lived thus far-into the venues, busses, limos, and hotel rooms of stardom, and finally into his home and heart.
9780316200783 JOHN LENNON LETTERS (Soft Cover) JOHN LENNON HACHETTE BOOK GROUP S$35.00 BIO
9781455544806 ROSE KENNEDY'S FAMILY ALBUM (Hard Cover) CAROLINE KENNEDY HACHETTE BOOK GROUP S$67.00 BIO A selection of more than 300 images collected by Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy, many never seen before, featuring the beloved and revered Kennedy family: This remarkable history dates from 1878 through 1946-up to the aftermath of WWII and the beginning of JFK's political career--and covers everything from the family's first home to beach vacations, from children's birthdays to first Communions. -
"In its revelation of the man's psychology, THE JOHN LENNON LETTERS far surpasses all previous accounts by wives, lovers, halfsiblings, ex-aides, and even the best biographers." -- The Washington Post John Lennon was one of the greatest songwriters the world has ever known, creator of "Help!," "Come Together," "Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds," "Strawberry Fields Forever," "Imagine," and dozens more. But it was in his correspondence that he let his personality and poetry flow unguarded.
9781401324667 STRINGS ATTACHED (Hard Cover) JOANNE LIPMAN HACHETTE BOOK GROUP S$36.00 BIO THE FINE ART OF TOUGH LOVE. If you're lucky, somewhere in your past is that one person who changed your life forever. The one who pushed you to dream bigger and to reach higher, and who set you straight on what matters in life. Perhaps it was a coach, or a professor, or a family friend.
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NON-FICTION TITLES Oct 2013 BUSINESS
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9780316400763 80 20 MANAGER (INTL): THE SECRET TO WORKING LESS (Soft Cover) RICHARD KOCH HACHETTE BOOK GROUP S$25.00 BUS In his bestselling book The 80/20 Principle, Richard Koch showed readers how to put the 80/20 Principle--the idea that 80 percent of results come from just 20 percent of effort--into practice in their personal lives. Now in THE 80/20 MANAGER, he demonstrates how to apply the principle to management. An 80/20 manager learns to focus only on the issues that really matter, achieving exceptional results, and feeling successful everyday while working less hard in fewer hours.
9780062279194 THINK LIKE A FREAK INTL (Soft Cover) STEVEN D. LEVITT HARPER US S$27.00 BUS In this dynamic, essential book, they turn your brain inside-out,teaching you how to think like a freak. Levitt and Dubner analyze the decisions we make, the plans we create and the morals we choose, and they show how their insights can be applied to daily life to make smarter, harder and better decisions.
9781476734422 COLD HARD TRUTH ON MEN, WOMEN, & MONEY: 50 COMMON (Hard Cover) KEVIN O'LEARY SIMON AND SCHUSTER S$38.00 BUS This is simple advice, but it’s often the simple advice that’s easy to swallow and hard to follow. Kevin O’Leary understands that getting a handle on your personal finances can be challenging at any age. Whether you’re a parent struggling to explain savings to your children, a student contemplating a big loan to pay for school, a newly engaged couple considering joint bank accounts, or a baby boomer entering retirement, Kevin offers solid, practical advice to help you make and keep more money.
9780062273062 JAB, JAB, JAB, RIGHT HOOK (Soft Cover) GARY VAYNERCHUK HARPER US S$35.00 BUS When managers and marketers outline their social media strategies, they plan for the “right hook”—their next sale or campaign that’s going to knock out the competition. Even companies committed to jabbing— patiently engaging with customers to build the relationships crucial to successful social media campaigns— want to land the punch that will take down their opponent or their customer’s resistance in one blow. Right hooks convert traffic to sales and easily show results. Except when they don’t.
9780062122100 I SHOULDN'T BE TELLING YOU THIS (Soft Cover) KATE WHITE HARPER US S$22.00 BUS
9781455551903 ON THE BRINK REVISED (Soft Cover) HENRY POULSON HACHETTE BOOK GROUP S$27.00 BUS
Gives you all the secrets you need to become a success, go big with it, and savor every second. This title shares the five essential secrets every woman needs to know, as well as the crucial lesson you need to achieve your dreams: go big or go home-do what's unexpected and always keep your career trajectory in mind.
"For many people, what will be most striking about this foreword is the fact that I wrote it. It's not every day a partisan, liberal Democrat gets a call from a conservative, high-ranking member of the George W. Bush administration asking for a favorable introduction to anything. But when former secretary of the Treasury Henry M. Paulson, Jr., called, I was quick to agree to express in print my enthusiasm for his excellent recounting of some of the most important and controversial events in our recent national history."
9781451663907 HOW TO BE THE PARENT YOU ALWAYS WANTED TO BE (Soft Cover) TIM CROTHERS SIMON AND SCHUSTER S$25.00 CHD Adele Faber and Elaine Mazlish’s down-to-earth, respectful approach to parenting has improved the lives of countless families throughout the world. Now, the authors’ wisdom and advice are collected in this concise new edition of How to Be the Parent You Always Wanted to Be—an essential workbook and audio guide to their widely embraced and empowering methods of parenting—uniquely designed for busy parents on the go. Faber and Mazlish address the struggles parents face every day.
9780062270450 EXPLOSIVE CHILD 5TH ED. (Soft Cover) ROSS W. GREENE HARPER US S$24.00 CHD Almost everyone knows an explosive child, one whose frequent, severe fits of temper leave his or her parents standing helpless in their fear, frustration, and guilt. This book demonstrates why traditional treatments don't work for these kids and offers a fresh conceptual framework for understanding their behavior.
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9781476718712 PARENTING BY THE BOOK (Soft Cover) JOHN ROSEMUND SIMON AND SCHUSTER S$25.00 CHD With a down-to-earth, warm, and humorous style, one of America’s top family psychologists sets forth a virtually stress-free, biblically based system of childrearing that encourages family growth in harmony with God’s Word. Imagine respectful, responsible, obedient children who entertain themselves without TV or video games, do their own homework, and have impeccable manners. A pie-in-the-sky fantasy?
9780062225221 PIONEER WOMAN COOKS: YEAR OF HOLIDAYS (Hard Cover) DRUMMOND HARPER US S$37.00 CKY There's nothing more delicious than a holiday. Oh, is it ever true. Whether it's the anticipation of Christmastime or the ghoulish glee of Halloween, if I see a holiday on the horizon, I simply can't contain my excitement. There's just something about the traditions, the family togetherness, the resurfacing of childhood memories . . . the making of new ones. Holidays are wonderful, special, and fun . . . and they always make me happy. And one more thing: They make me want to cook!
9780062311825 EPIDEMIC (Soft Cover) ROBERT SHAW HARPER US S$22.00 CHD With years of study and first-hand experience, Dr. Robert Shaw exposes the roots of what he calls The Epidemic: the violence and the more subtle behaviour problems that are jeopardizing a generation. Dr. Shaw explains that the "advanced" parenting methods experts have promoted for the last thirty years have helped to create a nation of children who are detached loners, unable to form meaningful relationships. From infancy through the teen years, Dr. Shaw provides a map back to sanity that tracks specific misguided parenting techniques and shows parents how to get and keep their children on track and create the environment necessary for a healthy psychological future.
9780062309952 EAT TO LIVE COOKBOOK (Soft Cover) JOEL FUHRMAN REE HARPER US S$33.00 CKY Now, for the first time, the Eat to Live Cookbook makes it effortless to bring this revolutionary approach into your kitchen and life. With over 185 delicious and easy to prepare plant-based recipes for any time, any day, any occasion; an information-packed introduction that has everything you need to know about Dr. Fuhrman's approach; and an invaluable guide to choosing the best ingredients, the Eat to Live Cookbook is the ultimate kitchen resource. Eat the foods you love while losing weight and staying healthy.
9780062244833 VEGAN DIVAS COOKBOOK (Hard Cover) FERNANDA CAPOBIANCO HARPER US S$36.00 CKY Fernanda began her confectionary career as a manager and owner of the Payard Restaurant and Pastry shops in Rio de Janeiro. In The Vegan Divas Cookbook she makes vegan cooking easy and accessible, with more than 75 recipes for sweet and savory dishes without butter, eggs, or refined sugars and flour, accompanied by dozens of color photographs. Unlike many vegan cookbooks that rely heavily on grains and nuts, her fresh and wholesome recipes offer all the benefits of a plant-based diet, plus a light and healthy dose of flavor.
9781476754529 PAULA DEEN & FRIENDS (Soft Cover) PAULA DEEN SIMON AND SCHUSTER S$24.00 CKY A true crowd-pleaser, Paula Deen & Friends is a comprehensive and delicious collection of recipes that will bring family and friends together for all kinds of occasions.In Paula Deen & Friends, Food Network star and bestselling author Paula Deen turns to her friends and Southern “soul sisters” to share their stories, ideas for entertaining Southern style, and most important, more than 150 of the prized recipes they serve to their family and friends. “Southern girls really know how to entertain,” she says, “and they’ll find any excuse to share food with their loved ones. I want to show readers everywhere how to create these occasions for themselves.”
9780593072400 BREWING BRITAIN (Hard Cover) ANDY HAMILTON TRANSWORLD S$30.00 CKY
9780061742989 EMERIL'S COOKING WITH POWER (Soft Cover) EMERIL LAGASSE HARPER US S$33.00 CKY
Helps you discover how to tempt a lager lout off lager, which beer will win over wine lovers, the ideal temperature for serving ale, and the best glass to drink it from. This title features 40 recipes from ancient times to the modern day, uncovering secret ingredients.
Juggling work, home, and kids leaves home cooks with a limited amount of time to get hearty and delicious meals on the table for their families. Thankfully, appliances like slow cookers and fryers have made preparing great food easier, but cooks still have to figure out what to make. In Emeril's Cooking with Power, the beloved chef showcases more than 100 recipes for the top four countertop appliances—slow cooker, multi cooker, pres-sure cooker, and fryer.
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NON-FICTION TITLES Oct 2013 COOKERY
9781476713212 CALLIE'S BISCUITS AND SO (Hard Cover) CARRIE MOREY SIMON AND SCHUSTER S$44.00 CKY
9780062195319 SURPRISE-INSIDE CAKES (Hard Cover) AMANDA RETTKE HARPER US S$38.00 CKY
9780007518289 9781451662252 HOME COOKED (Hard Cover) CAN'T COOK BOOK (Hard Cover) JESSICA SEINFELDDONAL SKEHAN HARPER UK SIMON AND SCHUSTER S$38.00 CKY S$40.00 CKY
Carrie Morey started her company, Callie’s Charleston Biscuits, with a simple goal: She wanted to make her mother Callie’s delicious biscuits— unbelievably tender, buttery creations—accessible across the country. Carrie’s handmade biscuits combine unique, brilliant flavors— sharp cheddar with fresh chives, cracked black pepper with cream cheese and green onions, and cinnamon biscuits so buttery they melt in your mouth. The biscuits are an iconic Southern staple, but they are just the beginning.
From Amanda Rettke, founder of the popular blog I Am Baker, comes Surprise-Inside Cakes with recipes and techniques to make dozens of stunning, imaginative cakes for every occasion, each with something special inside. Whether it’s a striking, all-white cake with a secret red velvet heart baked inside; a St. Patrick’s Day cake, complete ...
Are you smart enough to dodge a telemarketer yet clueless as to how to chop a clove of garlic? Are you clever enough to forward an e-mail but don’t know the difference between broiling and baking? Ingenious enough to operate a blow-dryer but not sure how to use your blender? If you are basically competent, then Jessica Seinfeld’s The Can’t Cook Book is for you.
Bestselling TV cook Donal Skehan is back with 100 delicious new recipes for relaxed home cooking, which anyone can enjoy!
9781476748023 ESSENTIAL CAKE BOSS (Soft Cover) BUDDY VALASTRO SIMON AND SCHUSTER S$23.00 CKY
9780062088918 FRENCH KITCHEN COOKBOOK (Hard Cover) PATRICIA WELLS HARPER US S$44.00 CKY
9781472326959 RECIPES FROM AN INDIAN KITCHEN (Hard Cover) PARRAGON S$12.00 CKY
9781472327369 MAKE IT IN A JAR (Hard Cover) PARRAGON S$8.00 CKY
Here are the essentials from Buddy Valastro’s instant classic, the New York Times bestselling Baking with the Cake Boss, in a condensed, more affordable paperback package with a dynamic, new design. Here are extensive explanations and stepby-step photos that show how you can bake—and decorate— just like the Boss!Everyone who works at Carlo’s Bake Shop gets an on-the-job education on how to bake like a pro. Now you can get that training in The Essential Cake Boss, a collection of Buddy’s recipes and techniques that are the building blocks of his show-stopping desserts.
With The French Kitchen Cookbook, culinary legend Patricia Wells invites home cooks into her life in France, making the fresh and delicious recipes from her popular classes available to fans who dream of experiencing their own gastronomic adventure in the world's culinary capital. Beautifully designed and lavishly illustrated with stunning color photos, The French Kitchen Cookbook is a compilation and reflection on what she and her students have learned. Patricia Wells's meticulously written recipes express the basics—the rules that will help anyone become a better cook, while providing the deep satisfaction that comes from creating exquisite food from the freshest ingredients.
Experience the taste of real Indian home cooking. This comprehensive volume features 100 recipes that are easy to follow and deliver delicious, authentic results. This book provides an insight into the history of Indian cuisine, with stunning photographs of each finished dish and step by step pictures to guide you through any trickier process. Chapters include: Raitas, Chutneys and Pickles, Snacks and Appetizers, Main Dishes, Pulses, Rice and Breads, Desserts and Drinks.
In this stunning new book to accompany the 12-part primetime TV series, award-winning food writer Donal Skehan shows how easy and satisfying it is to serve great food every day.
Mix-up the way you bake, shakeup the recipes you make, and rethink the gifts you take with the help of Make it in a Jar! We’ve filled this book to the brim with irresistible recipes that can all be made in a jar. Discover delicious desserts, cute cakes and sensational savoury recipes as well as inspirational ideas for gifts. Pretty, practical and perfectly proportioned these recipes will capture your imagination so next time you cook you will want to Make it in a Jar!
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9781472329141 GRANDMA'S BEST BAKING (Hard Cover) PARRAGON S$12.00 CKY
9781476705729 1001 IDEAS THAT CHANGED (Hard Cover) ROBERT ARP SIMON AND SCHUSTER S$52.00 HIS
9780062290595 DAY KENNEDY WAS SHOT (Soft Cover) JIM BISHOP HARPER US S$25.00 HIS
9781416597773 DAYS OF GOD (Hard Cover) JAMES BUCHAN SIMON AND SCHUSTER S$38.00 HIS
Enjoy the world of classic baking with this collection of delicious, nostalgic baked treats. From Carrot Cake and Lemon Drizzle Cake through to Caramel Squares and Chocolate Flapjacks, there is something here for every sweet tooth!
An elegant addition to the successful “1001” series—a comprehensive, chronological guide to the most important thoughts from the finest minds of the past 3,000 years. From Democracy to Cultural Revolution, Courtly Love to Survival of the Fittest, and Kant’s Enlightenment to the Oedipus Complex, here are the big ideas that have revolutionized our world. 1001 Ideas That Changed the Way We Think offers a wealth of stimulation and amusement for any reader with a curious mind, showing how once-radical propositions have become accepted truths.
The bestselling, uncensored, minute-by-minute account of the tragic event that changed the world.
The 1979 Islamic revolution in Iran was one of the seminal events of our time. It inaugurated more than thirty years of war in the Middle East and fostered an Islamic radicalism that shapes foreign policy in the United States and Europe to this day. Drawing on his lifetime of engagement with Iran, James Buchan explains the history that gave rise to the Revolution, in which Ayatollah Khomeini and his supporters displaced the Shah with little diffi-culty. Mystifyingly to outsiders, the people of Iran turned their backs on a successful Westernized government for an amateurish religious regime.
Cover Art not finalized 9780062065841 CAMELOT'S COURT (Hard Cover) ROBERT DALLEK HARPER US S$40.00 HIS
9781476757674 THE BULLY PULPIT (Soft Cover) DORIS KEARNS GOODWIN SIMON AND SCHUSTER S$29.00 HIS
9780060545765 LIKE DREAMERS (Hard Cover) YOSSI KLEIN HALEVI HARPER US S$44.00 HIS
9780061992117 MARVEL COMICS (Soft Cover) SEAN HOWE HARPER US S$24.00 HIS
In his acclaimed biography of JFK, Robert Dallek revealed Kennedy, the man and the leader, as never before. In Camelot's Court, he takes an insider's look at the brain trust whose contributions to the successes and failures of Kennedy's administration were indelible.
After Presidents Franklin D. Roosevelt and Abraham Lincoln, Doris Kearns Goodwin wields her magic on another larger-than-life president, and another momentous and raucous American time period as she brings Theodore Roosevelt, the muckraking journalists, and the Progressive Era to life. As she focused on the relationship between Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt and Lincoln and his Team, Goodwin describes the broken friendship between Teddy Roosevelt and his chosen successor, William Howard Taft…
In June 1967, Israel achieved the unimaginable—a decisive victory against Egypt, Jordan, and Syria in the Six-Day War. The most symbolic triumph for the young nation was the reunification of Israeli West Jerusalem and Jordanian East Jerusalem, achieved at great cost by a group of paratroopers from the 55th Paratroopers Reserve Brigade. In restoring Jewish sovereignty to the Holy City, these men fulfilled the dream of two millennia, changing the history of Israel and of the Middle East. And as veteran journalist Yossi Klein Halevi shows in Like Dreamers, they played pivotal roles in shaping Israel's destiny long after their resounding military success.
Operating out of a tiny office on Madison Avenue in the early 1960s, a struggling company called Marvel Comics presented a cast of brightly costumed characters distinguished by smart banter and compellingly human flaws. This book reveals the outsized personalities behind the scenes of Marvel Comics.
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9780786033157 APPOINTMENT IN DALLAS (Soft Cover) HUGH C. McDONALD KENSINGTON S$14.00 HIS Offers an account of the author's journey into the dark heart of an unthinkable conspiracy - to bring to light shocking revelations of President John F Kennedy's assassination: the truth about the shooter on the Grassy Knoll; the fallacy of the "Single Bullet" theory; and, who fired the bullets that killed JFK, who fired the bullets that didn't.
9780062025838 LADY AND HER MONSTERS (Soft Cover) ROSEANNE MONTILLO HARPER US S$22.00 HIS The Lady and Her Monsters by Roseanne Motillo brings to life the fascinating times, startling science, and real-life horrors behind Mary Shelley's gothic masterpiece, Frankenstein.Montillo recounts how--at the intersection of the Romantic Age and the Industrial Revolution--Shelley's Victor Frankenstein was inspired by actual scientists of the period: curious and daring iconoclasts who were obsessed with the inner workings of the human body and how it might be reanimated after death.With true-life tales of grave robbers, ghoulish experiments, and the ultimate in macabre research--human reanimation--The Lady and Her Monsters is a brilliant exploration of the creation of Frankenstein, Mary Shelley's horror classic.
9780007180424 WARSAW 1944: THE FATEFUL UPRISING (Soft Cover) ALEXANDRA RICHIE HARPER UK S$30.00 HIS The dramatic story of the Warsaw Uprising, one of the last major battles of World War II, in which the Poles fought off German troops and police, street by street, for sixty-three days. The Warsaw Uprising of 1944 was a shocking event in a hideous war. This is the first account to recall the tragedy from both German and Polish perspectives and asks why, when the war was nearly lost, Hitler and Himmler returned to Warsaw bent on murder, deportation, and destruction. For the only time in European history a capital was entirely razed.
9780062079602 MEN WHO UNITED THE STATES (Hard Cover) SIMON WINCHESTER HARPER US S$38.00 HIS Simon Winchester, the acclaimed New York Times bestselling author of Atlantic and The Professor and the Madman, delivers his first book about America: a fascinating popular history that illuminates the men who toiled fearlessly to discover, connect, and bond the citizenry and geography of the U.S.A. from its beginnings.
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9781451651119 PRICE OF POLITICS (Soft Cover) BOB WOODWARD SIMON AND SCHUSTER S$25.00 HIS
9781618936752 TIME AMERICA'S SECRET AGENCIES (Soft Cover) BOOKAZINE S$20.00 HIS
9780618894253 FORGOTTEN ALLY:CHINA'S WORLD WAR II (Hard Cover) MITTER RANA HACHETTE BOOK GROUP S$45.00 HIS
9780062113276 LORI GOLDSTEIN (Hard Cover) LORI GOLDSTEIN HARPER US S$98.00 HOB
The Price of Politics chronicles the inside story of how President Obama and the U.S. Congress tried, and failed, to restore the American economy and set it on a course to fiscal stability. Woodward pierces the secretive world of Washington policymaking once again, with a close-up story crafted from meeting notes, documents, working papers, and interviews with key players, including President Obama and House Speaker John Boehner. Woodward lays bare the broken relationship between President Obama and the Congress.
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For decades, a major piece of World War II history has gone virtually unwritten. China was the fourth great ally, partner to the United States, the Soviet Union, and Great Britain, yet its drama of invasion, resistance, slaughter, and political intrigue remains little known in the West. In this emotionally gripping book, made possible through access to newly unsealed Chinese archives, Rana Mitter unfurls the story of China's World War II as never before and rewrites the larger history of the war in the process.
A stunning anthology of the work of visionary stylist Lori Goldstein, whose interpretations of fashion and beauty have produced some of the most groundbreaking and iconic images in fashion and popular culture. Lori Goldstein: Style Is Instinct publishes for the first time in book form the work of one of the world's most highly regarded stylists.
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9780062222763 EAT Q (Hard Cover) SUSAN ALBERS HARPER US S$34.00 HTH
9781476712741 IT'S PROBABLY NOTHING... (Hard Cover) MICKI MYERS SIMON AND SCHUSTER S$29.00 HTH
Susan Albers, Psy.D. presents a groundbreaking three-step program for conquering emotional eating—a practical, prescriptive, proactive approach using Emotional Intelligence that will help you slim down, eat healthfully and mindfully, and keep the pounds off. Introduced by the author of the bestselling The Hormone Cure, Sara Gottfried MD, Eat.Q. goes beyond traditional diet books to explore the link between emotions and eating, revealing how, when you increase your Emotional Intelligence, you naturally increase your ability to successfully manage your weight.
WHAT TO DO WHEN CANCER STRIKES? As a vibrant woman in her late thirties, a mother of two, poet, artist, and teacher, Micki Myers decided to confront her diagnosis head on with the sharpest tools in her arsenal: namely, her sense of humor and unbridled poetic license. The result is a charming, poignant, laugh-out-loud collection that hits all the highs (morphine) and lows (everything else) of being a cancer patient and surviving with your spirit intact (even if your boobs are not).
9780316234801 GRAIN BRAIN (Hard Cover) DAVID PERLMUTTER HACHETTE BOOK GROUP S$40.00 HTH
9780007426850 SCOTLAND'S JESUS: THE ONLY OFFICIALLY NON-RACIST (Soft Cover) FRANKIE BOYLE HARPER UK S$30.00 HUM
Renowned neurologist David Perlmutter, MD, blows the lid off a topic that's been buried in medical literature for far too long: carbs are destroying your brain. And not just unhealthy carbs, but even healthy ones like whole grains can cause dementia, ADHD, anxiety, chronic headaches, depression, and much more. Dr. Perlmutter explains what happens when the brain encounters common ingredients in your daily bread and fruit bowls, why your brain thrives on fat and cholesterol, and how you can spur the growth of new brain cells at any age.
Reading Scotland's Jesus should be like being called into the living room by your child shouting that they see a little red dot on the head of a TV newscaster, then riding the white hot bullet through the propaganda circuitry of his or her exploding brain. It's a funny book about the news, partly because it was decided that a pornographic book about Scottish Independence wouldn't really sell. In chapters ranging from International Politics to the Animal World, 'Scotland's Jesus' is allowed the opportunity to showcase his increasingly unsympathetic worldview and disintegrating psyche.
9781451687224 BEAUTIFUL INSIDE AND OUT (Soft Cover) GENA LEE NOLIN SIMON AND SCHUSTER S$25.00 HTH Gena Lee Nolin, a star of the hit TV series Baywatch, was the picture of perfect health. Then suddenly she was plagued by a baffling array of symptoms: exhaustion, brain fog, bloating, depression, hair loss, and debilitating changes in energy, weight, and mood, culminating in lifethreatening symptoms during her pregnancy. Like millions of American women, Nolin was struggling with undiagnosed thyroid disease. Thyroid problems leave women feeling anything but beautiful, and often they find themselves stigmatized by friends, family, the media—even doctors. But it doesn’t have to be that way!
9780911910988 MERCK MANUAL GO-TO HOME GUIDE FOR SYMPTOMS (Soft Cover) MD, ROBERT S PORTER SIMON AND SCHUSTER S$27.00 HTH The Merck Manual Go-To Home Guide for Symptoms takes complex medical information and makes it easy to understand and accessible to an everyday audience. It covers a wide range of everyday symptoms, from abdominal pain to wheezing, and almost everything in between. Every section provides a comprehensive look at each symptom's Causes: both common and less-common, Evaluation: warning signs, when to see a doctor, what the doctor does, and testing, Treatment: a wide-array of options.
9781476701691 SPANISH WITHOUT WORDS (Soft Cover) DAVID TARRADAS AGEA SIMON AND SCHUSTER S$10.00 HUM
9781455599738 UGANDA BE KIDDING ME (Hard Cover) CHELSEA HANDLER HACHETTE BOOK GROUP S$39.00 HUM
You don’t need words to speak Spanish. All you really need is this unique "phrase book" of the most common Spanish expressions, complete with authentic Spanish gestures and body language. It's the fastest and funniest way to learn Spanish ever published. You don’t need words to speak Spanish. You don't have to study Spanish, or travel to Spain or Latin America to communicate in Spanish, either. All you really need is this unique "phrase book" of the most common Spanish expressions, complete with authentic Spanish gestures and body language. It's the fastest and funniest way to learn Spanish ever published.
The new book of hilarious essays by the #1 New York Times bestselling author.
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9780857520418 PERV (Soft Cover) JESSE BERING TRANSWORLD S$30.00 PSY
9781476706962 BECAUSE I SAID SO! (Soft Cover) KEN JENNINGS SIMON AND SCHUSTER S$23.00 REF
9780062242648 SHAKE (Hard Cover) CARL DAVIDSON HARPER US S$23.00 PET
9780593071724 PURE JOY (Hard Cover) DANIELLE STEEL TRANSWORLD S$30.00 PET
Original, amusing, and brilliantly documented, Shake is a heartwarming collection of sixty-one beguiling dogs caught in the most candid of moments: mid-shake. This glorious, graphic volume will stop you dead in your tracks as you are presented with images of man's best friend caught in contortion: hair wild, eyes darting, ears and jowls flopping every which way.
Tells the story of how the author met a dog the size of a mouse, with a personality that could light up an entire room. In this book, from Minnie's arrival at home in San Francisco to clothes shopping jaunts in Paris, her adventures provide the backdrop for a look at the magic that dogs bring to our lives, and how they become part of the family.
Argues that we are all sexual deviants on one level or another. The author introduces us to the young woman who falls madly in love with the Eiffel Tower, a young man addicted to seductive sneezes, and a pair of deeply affectionate identical twins, among others. He challenges us to move beyond our attitudes towards 'deviant' sex.
Is any of it true? If so, how true? Ken Jennings wants to find out if parents always know best. Yes, all those years you were told not to sit too close to the television or swallow your gum or crack your knuckles are called into question by our country’s leading trivia guru. Jennings separates myth from fact to debunk a wide variety of parental edicts: no swimming after meals, sit up straight, don’t talk to strangers, and so on.
9780062188229 KNOWLEDGE IS BEAUTIFUL (Hard Cover) DAVID McCANDLESS HARPER US S$34.00 REF
9780062188311 HISTORICAL DAVID (Hard Cover) JOEL BADEN HARPER US S$34.00 REL
This is about much more than just information...This a fascinating and thoroughly modern glimpse of world knowledge, designed in David McCandless's inspirational and boundary-pushing signature visual style. Knowledge is Beautiful is the incredible, captivating follow-up to the bestseller Information is Beautiful.
The Historical David exposes an ambitious, ruthless, fleshand-blood man who achieved power by any means necessary, including murder, theft, bribery, sex, deceit, and treason. As Baden makes clear, the historical David stands in opposition not only to the virtuous and heroic legends, but to our very own self-definition as David’s national and religious descendants.
9781476757537 YOU HAVE IT IN YOU! WORKBOOK (Soft Cover) SHERYL BRADY SIMON AND SCHUSTER S$24.00 REL By exploring the lives of the Bible’s most remarkable characters, Pastor Sheryl Brady shows you how to dig deep within yourself to find the strength to overcome life’s challenges and succeed.In You Have it in You, Sheryl Brady explores the lives of the Bible’s most talented, faithful, and amazing people and reveals that they didn’t know that they had it in them either—not until God revealed the truth about their identity and abilities, often in the midst of perilous trials and challenging situations.
9780007532087 HOLY BIBLE: ENGLISH STANDARD VERSION (ESV) ANGLICISED COMPACT EDITION (Soft Cover) COLLINS ANGLICISED ESV BIBLES HARPER UK S$32.00 REL
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The Bible is an essential part of day-to-day life for Christians: this compact edition, with its cute fabric print, is the perfect accessory for the woman on the go and fits neatly into pockets and handbags.
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9780007532070 HOLY BIBLE: ENGLISH STANDARD VERSION (ESV) (Soft Cover) ALEXANDRA RICHIE HARPER UK S$30.00 REL The Bible is an essential part of dayto-day life for Christians: this compact edition, with its cute fabric print, is the perfect accessory for the woman on the go and fits neatly into pockets and handbags. The ESV Anglicised is a great choice for personal reading and devotion. It captures the majesty, truth and beauty of the Bible – clearly and compellingly.
9780062265289 PRESIDENT'S DEVOTIONAL (Hard Cover) JOSHUA DUBOIS HARPER US S$32.00 REL The President's Devotional lets you start each day with the words that have inspired President Barack Obama, collected by Joshua DuBois, President Obama's "Pastor-in-Chief" (Time magazine)—his spiritual advisor who also served as the executive director of the White House Office of Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnerships.
9781582704616 MY SON AND THE AFTERLIFE (Soft Cover) ELISA MEDHUS M.D. SIMON AND SCHUSTER S$25.00 REL An emotional journey through grief to healing and skepticism to belief— discover the answers that will change your life forever. Until her son Erik committed suicide at the age of twenty, Dr. Elisa Medhus never believed in life after death. But all of that changed when Erik began communicating with her from the other side.
9780062300454 UNAPOLOGETIC (Hard Cover) FRANCIS SPUFFORD HARPER US S$33.00 REL First published in the United Kingdom to great acclaim, Unapologetic is a wonderfully pugnacious defense of Christianity. But it isn't an argument that Christianity is true—because how could anyone know that (or indeed its opposite)? It's an argument that Christianity is recognizable, drawing on the deep and deeply ordinary vocabulary of human feeling, satisfying those who believe in it by offering a ruthlessly realistic account of the grown-up dignity of Christian experience.
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9780062089410 GOOD POPE (Soft Cover) GREG TOBIN HARPER US S$24.00 REL
9781451667998 SCIENCE OF MONSTERS (Soft Cover) MATT KAPLAN SIMON AND SCHUSTER S$25.00 SCI
9780307473271 UNIVERSE MAN, THE (Soft Cover) NEIL SHUBIN RANDOM HOUSE S$25.00 SCI
9781476700373 MESSAGE OF HOPE FROM THE ANGELS (Soft Cover) LORNA BYRNE SIMON AND SCHUSTER S$21.00 SH
"John XXIII was, in the best possible sense, a revolutionary--a Pope of modernization who kept in continuity with the church's past, yet made even the most enlightened of his 20th century predecessors seem like voices of another age."--Time magazine"The story of Good Pope John is always worth telling....Greg Tobin tells it very well.
We all know “there’s no such thing as monsters,” but our imaginations tell us otherwise. From the mythical beasts of ancient Greece to the hormonal vampires of the Twilight saga, monsters have captivated us for millennia. With the eye of a journalist and the voice of a storyteller, Matt Kaplan employs an entertaining mix of cutting-edge research and a love of lore to explore the history behind these fantastical fictions and our hardwired obsession with things that go bump in the night.
Just as the history of the earth is written in the rocks, so too is the universe’s 14-billion-year history written in the human body. Starting at the smallest level, with our very molecular composition, Shubin explores the question of why we are the way we are, tracing the formation of the planets, the moon, and the globe of Earth through the development of the organs, cells, and genes that make up human life.
Lorna Byrne sees angels with as much clarity as the rest of us see people, and she speaks to them every day. In A Message of Hope from the Angels, Lorna gives you the comfort of knowing that, no matter how alone you might feel, you always have a guardian angel by your side to support you.
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9780062204349 MOTHERS WHO CAN'T LOVE (Hard Cover) SUSAN FORWARD HARPER US S$34.00 SH
9781582704203 9781476715520 SPRITUAL SCIENCE OF EMMA FREAKIN' FABULOUS ON A CURTIS HOPKINS: (Hard Cover) BUDGET (Hard Cover) EMMA C. HOPKINS CLINTON KELLY SIMON AND SCHUSTER SIMON AND SCHUSTER S$24.00 SH S$38.00 SH
Over the course of thirty-five years as a therapist, Susan Forward has worked with a large number of women struggling to escape the emotional damage inflicted by the women who raised them. Subjected to years of criticism, competition, role reversal, smothering control, emotional neglect, and other forms of abuse, women raised by mothers who can't love are plagued by anxiety, depression, relationship problems, lack of confidence, and difficulties with trust.
In the latest addition to the popular Library of Hidden Knowledge series, Dr. Ruth Miller reveals the fundamental truths behind the work of a truly great spiritual thinker and philosopher. Emma Curtis Hopkins, a late-nineteenth century American spiritual leader and author, developed some illuminating and influential ideas about healing, the soul’s relationship with God, and life’s spiritual stages. Integrating current scientific, spiritual, and cultural understandings for modern-day interpretations, Miller helps you dig deep into Hopkins’ influential essay Esoteric Philosophy in Spiritual Science and summarizes her twelve lessons for exploring one’s spirituality.
You’ve seen him dish out lifestyle tips on ABC’s The Chew and serve up fashion advice on TLC’s What Not to Wear. Now Clinton Kelly—America’s favorite expert on, well, everything— applies his brilliant sense of style and humor to all aspects of life, from dining and entertaining to decorating and etiquette. And he does it all without spending a fortune!
9780062201232 MIRACLES HAPPEN (Soft Cover) BRIAN L WEISS HARPER US S$24.00 SH In his revolutionary book Miracles Happen, Brian Weiss M.D., the New York Times bestselling author of Many Lives, Many Masters, examines the physical, emotional, and spiritual healing that is possible when you freely accept and embrace the reality of reincarnation.
9781780576381 CELTIC: PRIDE AND PASSION (Hard Cover) JIM CRAIG & PAT WOODS TRANSWORLD S$30.00 SPO Looks at several lesser-known episodes in Celtic's history, including: the link between Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show and a dramatic Ne'erday match at Celtic Park; and the unforgettable night the 'playboy of the Eastern world' lit up Parkhead with a performance that helped to sow the seeds for a revolution at the club.
9781451650006 GOOD SELF, BAD SELF (Soft Cover) JUDY SMITH SIMON AND SCHUSTER S$25.00 SH Everyone must learn to live with personal missteps. Whether you’ve put yourself in an awkward situation, or you find that you’ve unwittingly created a full-blown crisis, Judy Smith is here to teach you how to look within to diffuse, mitigate, and resolve issues at their root.
9781780576596 RED MACHINE (Hard Cover) SIMON HUGHES TRANSWORLD S$37.00 SPO During the 1980s, Liverpool Football Club dominated English football, winning seven league titles, two European Cups, two FA Cups and four League Cups. This title interviews some of the colourful characters to have played for the club during that period.
9780544105850 THE JOY OF X (Soft Cover) STEVEN STROGATZ HACHETTE BOOK GROUP S$24.00 SCI Many people take math in high school and promptly forget much of it. But math plays a part in all of our lives all of the time, whether we know it or not. In "The Joy of" x, Steven Strogatz expands on his hit "New York Times "series to explain the big ideas of math gently and clearly, with wit, insight, and brilliant illustrations.” Whether he is illuminating how often you should flip your mattress to get the maximum lifespan from it or determining how many people you should date before settling down, Strogatz shows how math connects to every aspect of life.
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9781936976027 HOW NOT TO BE A DICK (Soft Cover) DOHERTY MEGHAN HACHETTE BOOK GROUP S$25.00 SH On the one hand, nobody wants to be a dick. On the other hand, dicks are everywhere! They cut in line, talk behind our backs, recline into our seats, and even have the power to morph into trolls online. Their powers are impressive, but with a little foresight and thoughtfulness, we can take a stand against dickishness today. How Not to Be a Dick is packed with honest and straightforward advice, but it also includes playful illustrations showing two well-meaning (but not always well behaved) young people as they confront moments of potential dickishness in their everyday lives.
9780316185400 THE OUTPOST:AN UNTOLD STORY OF AMERICAN VALOR (Soft Cover) JAKE TAPPER HACHETTE BOOK GROUP S$27.00 WAR At 5:58 AM on October 3rd, 2009, Combat Outpost Keating, located in frighteningly vulnerable terrain in Afghanistan just 14 miles from the Pakistani border, was viciously attacked. Though the 53 Americans there prevailed against nearly 400 Taliban fighters, their casualties made it the deadliest fight of the war for the U.S. that year. Four months after the battle, a Pentagon review revealed that there was no reason for the troops at Keating to have been there in the first place.
9780544031562 WAR PLAY (Hard Cover) MEAD COREY HACHETTE BOOK GROUP S$37.00 SOC How does the U.S. military train its soldiers for new forms of armed conflict, all within the constraints of diminished defense budgets? Increasingly, the answer is cutting-edge video game technology. Corey Mead shows us training sessions where soldiers undertake multiplayer "missions" that test combat skills, develop unit cohesion, and teach cultural awareness. He immerses himself in 3-D battle simulations so convincing that they leave his heart racing.
9780768937497 MASTER THE GED 2014 (Soft Cover) HACHETTE BOOK GROUP S$45.00 STD
9780768937596 MASTER THE GMAT 2014 (Soft Cover) HACHETTE BOOK GROUP S$55.00 STD
"Master the GED "is a comprehensive guide that offers the essential test-prep and review material for the high school equivalency diploma test, including practice tests, subject review, and expert tips on how to score high on "each" GED test. Readers will find the GED information they need to knowscoring and passing requirements, how to prepare, and what to expect on test day.
"Peterson's Master the GMAT 2014" has the complete information that GMAT test-takers need. It includes thorough review and practice questions for the Integrated Reasoning section as well as changes to the Essay section of the exam. Readers will find expert tips on essay writing and a thorough analysis of the types of verbal and quantitative questions they can expect on the exam. This no-nonsense guide to the GMAT includes essay-writing analysis and 6 complete practice tests, with access to 3 additional fulllength GMAT practice tests online.
9781455502806 9781743217078 BOOK OF JEZEBEL:ILLUSTRATED GREAT ESCAPE 1 ENCYC OF LADY THINGS (Soft Cover) (Hard Cover) LONELY PLANET ANNA HOLMES S$61.98 REF HACHETTE BOOK GROUP S$36.00 REF Within months of Jezebel's May 2007 The Perfect Getaway Beach paradises. Luxury hideaways. appearance on the new media scene, fans of the blog began referring to Cultural thrills. This showcase of themselves as "Jezzies" in comment the world s most enjoyable threads and organizing reader meetescapes celebrates the sheer ups in cities all over the world. By pleasure of travel. Take time out 2008, the devotion of the selfto indulge in romantic getaways, appointed Jezzies reached such a culinary adventures, musical fever pitch that the New York Times journeys and family holidays. Or ran a feature story about them and simply revel in pure relaxation. parody blogs and copycat websites You deserve it! began popping up right and left.
9781743218457 CALM (Soft Cover) LONELY PLANET S$23.23 REF
The follow-up best-seller to Happy. Share in the planet's secrets to a life of calm and serenity. Fascinating insights into cultural practices and how to apply these ideas in our own lives. Each secret uniquely illustrated and inspirational, perfect for browsing.
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9781743218471 BEST EVER PHOTOGRAPHY TIPS (Soft Cover) LONELY PLANET S$15.48 REF
9781743219492 THE FOOD BOOK MINI (Soft Cover) LONELY PLANET S$38.73 REF
A perfect gift for the new photographer, or a handy pocket guide to keep you on the road; covers all the basics of photography, from composition to post-effects; focus on smartphone photography: get the best from your mobile phone
A journey through the great cuisines of the world. Markets, street food, fine dining or raucous family feasts whether you travel to eat, or you re a foodie tied to your kitchen chair at home, you ll find plenty in these pages to satisfy your list for new flavors, textures and aromas. Journey through countries with the richest and proudest culinary traditions.
9781612386416 MOON VOLUNTEER VACATIONS IN LATIN AMERICA (Soft Cover) AMY E ROBERTSON PERSEUS INTERNATIONAL S$18.00 TRV Moon Volunteer Vacations in Latin America is the ultimate guide to the best volunteer experiences available in Latin America. Seasoned volunteer Amy E. Robertson shares her own expertise while inspiring readers to choose the right volunteer placement for their specific interests. Broken into chapters based on destination, the book gives a comprehensive overview of the best programs offered in each country and includes helpful information about housing, program costs, placement length, and much more.
9781743217283 LONELY PLANET'S BEST IN TRAVEL 2014 (Soft Cover) LONELY PLANET S$23.23 TRV It’s the Best of the Best. The best places to go and things to do all around the world right now! Drawing in the knowledge, passion and miles travelled by Lonely Planet s staff, authors and online community, we present a year s worth of travel inspiration to take you out of the ordinary and into some unforgettable experiences. Highlights Lonely Planet ranks the top 10 countries, regions and cities to visit in 2014. The best travel experiences for the year ahead, from cheering your team at the FIFA World Cup in Brazil to strolling the boulevards of Paris. More than 35 events mapped out month by month in the 2014 travel planner.
9781612385594 MOON LIVING ABROAD IN COSTA RICA (Soft Cover) ERIN V RHEENEN PERSEUS INTERNATIONAL S$30.00 TRV Erin Van Rheenen has made the move to Costa Rica herself, and in Moon Living Abroad Costa Rica, she uses her know-how to provide insight and firsthand advice on navigating the language and culture of this beautiful country. Erin outlines all the information you need—including how to obtain visas, arrange finances, set up your daily life, gain employment, and choose schools—in a smart, organized, and straightforward manner, making planning the move abroad manageable.
9781743218440 FORK IN THE ROAD 1 (Soft Cover) JAMES OSELAND LONELY PLANET S$24.78 TRV Tales of food, pleasure & discovery on the road. Join us at the table for this 34-course banquet of original stories from food-obsessed writers and chefs sharing their life-changing food experiences. The dubious joy of a twinkie, the hunger-sauced rhapsody of fish heads, the grand celebration of an Indian Wedding feast; the things we eat and the people we eat with remain powerful signposts in our memories, long after the plates have been cleared. Tuck in, and bon appetite!
9781612386331 MOON HOUSTON & THE TEXAS GULF COAST (Soft Cover) ANDY RHODES PERSEUS INTERNATIONAL S$25.00 TRV Texas resident Andy Rhodes knows the best ways to experience Space City and the surrounding areas, from catching a performance at The Orange Show Monument to hiking through one of the Piney Woods National Forests. Rhodes includes unique trip ideas like Texas Family Road Trip and Houston’s Huge History, as well as information on dining, transportation, and accommodations for a wide range of travel budgets.
9781612386539 RICK STEVES' ROME 2014 (Soft Cover) STEVES/OPENSHAW PERSEUS INTERNATIONAL S$30.00 TRV With the self-guided tours in this book, you’ll walk the same streets as the Caesars and discover the secrets of the Colosseum and the Roman Forum. Learn how to avoid the lines at the Vatican Museum and St. Peter’s Basilica. Take a night walk across the city and enjoy floodlit fountains and piazzas. Then grab a sidewalk table at the locals’ favorite trattoria and watch the world go by.
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9781612386638 RICK STEVES' PARIS 2014 (Soft Cover) STEVES/SMITH PERSEUS INTERNATIONAL S$30.00 TRV With the self-guided tours in this book, you’ll explore the grand Champs-Elysées, the eye-popping Eiffel Tower, and the radiant cathedral of Notre-Dame. Learn how to save money and avoid the lines at the Louvre and Orsay Museums. Enjoy the ambience of Parisian neighborhoods, and take a day trip to the glittering palace of Versailles, or to the Champagne-soaked city of Reims. Then grab a café crème at a sidewalk café and listen to the hum of the city. You’ll see why Paris remains at the heart of global culture.
9781741799385 VIENNA 7 (Soft Cover) ANTHONY HAYWOOD LONELY PLANET S$34.08 TRV Incl. Floorplans of the Kunsthistorisches Museum and the Imperial palaces; Now incl. A day trip to Salzburg; Full-colour pull-out map of Vienna
9781612387642 RICK STEVES' PROVENENCE & THE FRENCH RIVIERA (Soft Cover) STEVES/SMITH PERSEUS INTERNATIONAL S$30.00 TRV In this guide, you’ll find a dazzling mix of enjoyable cities, warm stone villages, Roman ruins, and breathtaking coastline. Experience Roman history with self-guided tours of the Pont du Gard aqueduct, Roman theater in Orange, and Arena in Arles. Explore sun-soaked Riviera beaches and resort towns, from cosmopolitan Nice to colorful Villefranche-sur-Mer. Get inspired by artistic masterpieces by Renoir, Matisse, Picasso, and Chagall. After a day of sightseeing, relax at a café with a view, dive into a bowl of bouillabaisse, and watch fishermen return to the harbor.
9781742201160 DISCOVER JAPAN 2ED (Soft Cover) CHRIS ROWTHORN LONELY PLANET S$43.38 TRV
9781742200606 BRAZIL 9 (Soft Cover) ST.LOUIS REGIS LONELY PLANET S$46.48 TRV World's best-selling guide to Brazil; Expanded coverage of the World Cup 2014's 12 host cities, incl. Rio de Janeiro, Sao Paulo, Salvador, Manaus and more; Features incl. Riverboat travel, the southern Wine Ctry, and Carnaval; Full-colour pullout map of Rio
9781742202044 DUBLIN 9 (Soft Cover) FIONN DAVENPORT LONELY PLANET S$35.63 TRV Colour illustrations of Trinity College, Glendalough monastic site and Newgrange prehistoric site; Extra coverage of food & drink, shopping and greater coverage of music and history; Full-colour pull-out map
The most authoritative highlights guide to Japan; Incl. Coverage of post-tsunami Tohoku (northern Honschu); Illustrated features on top sights Tokyo National Museum and Todai-ji (Todai temple in Nara)
9781741798968 AFRICA 13 (Soft Cover) SIMON RICHMOND LONELY PLANET S$61.98 TRV Africa is special: a continent of 54 immensely diverse countries that touches the soul with its splendid natural attractions, creativity and humanity. Simon Richmond, Lonely Planet Writer "Getting you to the heart of a place" Amazing experiences Inspirational images, destination highlights and author recommendations. Plan the perfect trip Planning features and top itineraries give you the freedom to create your ideal trip.Get off the beaten track Our authors uncover local secrets that will make your trip unique.
9781742204239 AUSTRALIA 17 (Soft Cover) MEG WORBY LONELY PLANET S$49.58 TRV Comprehensive on-the-road coverage, incl. To off-the-beaten track locations; features pre-trip planning features like Your Reef Trip (Great Barrier Reef) and Your Outback Trip (NT); New 3D plan of Sydney Harbour; Fullcolour Sydney city pull-out map
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9781742205786 ROME 8 (Soft Cover) DUNCAN GARWOOD LONELY PLANET S$34.08 TRV 5 walking tours; illustrated coverage of the Forum and sections on the Sistine Chapel and Roman architecture; Full-colour pull-out map
9781742208725 VENICE & THE VENETO 8 (Soft Cover) ALISON BING LONELY PLANET S$34.08 TRV The best coverage of one of the world's top tourism cities; all the top sites covered, as well as less visited areas such as Santa Croce and the Palladian villas; full-colour pull-out map of Venice
Published on Oct 29, 2013