Good Omens: The Nice and Accurate Prophecies of Agnes Nutter, Witch

By Neil Gaiman, Terry Pratchett

According to The great and actual Prophecies of Agnes Nutter, Witch (the world's basically completely actual publication of prophecies, written in 1655, prior to she exploded), the area will finish on a Saturday. subsequent Saturday, actually. in advance of dinner.

So the armies of fine and Evil are gathering, Atlantis is emerging, frogs are falling, tempers are flaring. every little thing seems to be going in accordance with Divine Plan. other than a just a little fussy angel and a fast-living demon—both of whom have lived among Earth's mortals because the starting and feature grown relatively keen on the lifestyle—are no longer truly watching for the arrival Rapture.

And somebody turns out to have lost the Antichrist . . .

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

By B.J. Novak

B.J. Novak's One thing more: tales and different Stories is an ceaselessly pleasing, strangely delicate, and startlingly unique debut that indications the coming of an excellent new voice in American fiction.

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

discovering suggestion in questions from the character of perfection to the icing on carrot cake, One extra Thing has at its center the main human of phenomena: love, worry, desire, ambition, and the interior stirring for the single elusive aspect that will simply make anyone whole. throughout a blinding diversity of topics, topics, tones, and narrative voices, the numerous items during this assortment are like not anything else, yet they've got something in universal: they proportion the playful humor, deep middle, sharp eye, inquisitive brain, and altogether electrifying spirit of a author with a fierce devotion to the leisure of the reader.

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Flashman and the Mountain of Light (Flashman Papers, Book 9)

By George MacDonald Fraser

This 9th quantity of The Flashman Papers, faithfully edited and transcribed by means of Fraser, unearths that Sir Harry Flashman is again in India, the place his saga started. This time, our hero is shipped by means of Her Majesty's mystery carrier to secret agent at the corrupt court docket of Lahore, on India's Northwest Frontier. Flashy's so much not easy take advantage of but is as politically intelligent and punctiliously lewd as ever.

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How I Survived Bullies, Broccoli, and Snake Hill (Middle School Series, Book 4)

By James Patterson, Chris Tebbetts

Rafe Khatchadorian, the hero of the bestselling center university sequence, is prepared for a enjoyable summer season at camp--until he reveals out it's a summer time school camp! fortunately, Rafe simply makes pals together with his troublemaking cabin buddies and bunkmate, a boy nicknamed Booger-Eater, who places up with never-ending teasing from the opposite young children. Rafe quickly realizes there's extra to somebody than a nickname, even though, and Booger-Eater will be the type of buddy you will want in your facet while the men from the Cool Cabin assault.

This fourth booklet within the vastly renowned center tuition sequence is an unforgettable summer time of hi-jinks, new buddies, and surprises, all informed with the hilarity and honesty readers have come to count on from blockbuster writer James Patterson.

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The Ladybird Book of the Hipster (Ladybirds for Grown-Ups)

By Joel Morris

From bestselling authors Jason Hazeley and Joel Morris - a nugget of knowledge within the exceptional Ladybirds for Grown Ups sequence. This pleasant ebook is the newest within the sequence of Ladybird books that have been particularly deliberate to assist grown-ups with the area approximately them. the big transparent script, the cautious number of phrases, the widespread repetition and the considerate matching of textual content with images all allow grown-ups to imagine they've got taught themselves to manage. that includes unique Ladybird art along brilliantly humorous, fresh textual content. additionally to be had: the way it Works: The Husband the way it Works: The spouse the way it Works: the mummy The Ladybird publication of the Mid-Life trouble The Ladybird e-book of the Hangover The Ladybird booklet of Mindfulness The Ladybird booklet of the Shed The Ladybird e-book of relationship The Ladybird ebook of the Hipster

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Dr. Seuss Goes to War: The World War II Editorial Cartoons of Theodor Seuss Geisel

For many years, readers in the course of the global have loved the fantastic tales and illustrations of Theodor Seuss Geisel, higher often called Dr. Seuss. yet few be aware of the paintings Geisel did as a political cartoonist in the course of international conflict II, for the hot York day-by-day newspaper PM. In those terribly trenchant cartoons, Geisel offers "a provocative heritage of wartime politics" (Entertainment Weekly). Dr. Seuss is going to War gains good-looking, large-format reproductions of greater than 200 of Geisel’s cartoons, along "insightful" (Booklist) statement by way of the historian Richard H. Minear that locations them within the context of the nationwide weather they reflect.

Pulitzer Prize–winner artwork Spiegelman’s creation locations Seuss firmly within the pantheon of the prime political cartoonists of our time.

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The Restaurant at the End of the Universe

By Douglas Adams

"DOUGLAS ADAMS IS a very good SATIRIST."
--The Washington put up ebook World
Facing annihilation by the hands of the warlike Vogons is a curious time to have a yearning for tea. it might probably simply take place to the cosmically displaced Arthur Dent and his curious comrades in fingers as they hurtle throughout area powered through natural improbability--and desperately looking for a spot to eat.
Among Arthur's motley shipmates are Ford Prefect, an established pal and specialist contributor to the Hitchhiker's advisor to the Galaxy; Zaphod Beeblebrox, the three-armed, two-headed ex-president of the galaxy; Tricia McMillan, a fellow Earth refugee who is long past local (her identify is Trillian now); and Marvin, the moody android who suffers not anything and not anyone very gladly. Their vacation spot? the final word sizzling spot for a night of apocalyptic leisure and wonderful eating, the place the nutrition (literally) speaks for itself.
Will they make it? the reply: difficult to claim. yet take into consideration that the Hitchhiker's advisor deleted the time period "Future ideal" from its pages, because it was once came upon to not be!
"What's such enjoyable is how a laugh the galaxy seems via Adams' sardonically foolish eyes."
--Detroit unfastened Press

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I Can't Believe it's Not Better: A Woman's Guide to Coping With Life

I cannot think it is not higher

is a suite of news, essays, suggestion, and drawings from author and comic Monica Heisey. Created that can assist you dwell your top existence, this publication deals pointers on every little thing from office politics to sexting, from how you can make your condo seem like you learn layout blogs to the place to cry in public. vital courses like "How to monitor actually Hours of television At A Time" can assist you type your lifestyles out for solid, whereas thought—provoking own essays comparable to "Pizzas i've got enjoyed" and priceless workouts like "Are You Being Flirted With, A Quiz" offer a few gravitas and viewpoint that can assist you navigate this contemporary global. Plus there's a very bizarre brief tale approximately bees.

Funny, clever and captivating, this publication is the right accompaniment on your subsequent lifestyles main issue, or at the least a simple and applicable reward for the niece you do not know rather well yet are looking to impress.

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Suck It, Wonder Woman!: The Misadventures of a Hollywood Geek

By Olivia Munn

Now the big name of NBC's excellent undefined, Olivia Munn's hilarious first selection of essays, Suck It ask yourself lady, deals up such tales like "Thought's approximately My First Agent's Girlfriend's Vagina," in which Olivia skewers lifestyles in Hollywood. In "Sex: What you are able to do to assist your self Have extra of It," she frankly will get right down to the company of having it on, together with suggestion on the way to thoroughly wrap it and bag it. In "What to Do while the Robots Invade (Yes, When!)," Olivia bargains beneficial info on. . .what to do whilst the robots invade! This e-book additionally contains such convenient treasures as a timeline of significant moments in Geek historical past, a turn ebook, and an unofficial FAQ part. Suck It, ask yourself girl! brings Olivia Munn's superb wit, and lightning-fast gown alterations to a global that wishes extra scrapbooking, sea monkeys, and a freakin' hoverboard!

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The Birds of the Air

By Alice Thomas Ellis

Like Ellis's renowned The resort on the fringe of the area, this novel is determined within the Christmas season. right here, the social comedy of the Marsh family's festivities is determined opposed to the backdrop of a mother's grief over the dying of her son.

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