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The bestseller code - anatomy of the blockbuster novel by Archer, Jodie. The bestseller code - anatomy of the blockbuster novel

"What if there was an algorithm that could predict which novels become mega-bestsellers? Are books like Dan Brown's The Da Vinci Code and Gillian Flynn's Gone Girl the Gladwellian outliers of publishing? The Bestseller Code boldly claims that the New York Times bestsellers in fiction are predictable and that it's possible to know with 97% certainty if a manuscript is likely to hit number one on the list as opposed to numbers two through fifteen. The algorithm does exist; the code has been cracke

Sep 28, 2016
The Beltway Bible - a totally serious A-Z guide to our no-good, corrupt, incompetent, terrible, depressing, and sometimes hilarious government by Nelson, Eliot, author. The Beltway Bible - a totally serious A-Z guide to our no-good, corrupt, incompetent, terrible, depressing, and sometimes hilarious government

"How is legislation crafted? How do you lose an election? What do "bundler," "quorum call" and "omnibus" mean? Why do some of the White House's most important meetings occur at a Starbucks? Why are Washington insiders obsessed with something called JumboSlice? What, exactly, is a "skintern?" Eliot Nelson, one of Washington's funniest and most admired young journalists, knows how the sausage factory works and his new book, The Beltway Bible, is every citizen's must-have owner's manual. Arranged f

Sep 28, 2016
Belichick and Brady - Two Men, the Patriots, and How They Revolutionized Football by Holley, Michael Belichick and Brady - Two Men, the Patriots, and How They Revolutionized Football

Sep 28, 2016
Beginning Illumination - Learning the Ancient Art, Step by Step by Travers, Claire Beginning Illumination - Learning the Ancient Art, Step by Step

Sep 28, 2016
The beginner's guide to divination - learn the secrets of astrology, numerology, tarot, and palm reading--and predict your future. by Adams Media (COR) The beginner's guide to divination - learn the secrets of astrology, numerology, tarot, and palm reading--and predict your future.

Introduces the divinatory arts of astrology, numerology, tarot, and palm reading and teaches how to use each to predict the future.

Sep 28, 2016
Astrology 101 - from sun signs to moon signs, your guide to astrology by Sears, Kathleen, author. Astrology 101 - from sun signs to moon signs, your guide to astrology

Briefly reviews the history of astrology; describes characteristics of the four elements, the twelve houses, and sign compatibility; and covers topics in advanced astrology.

Sep 28, 2016
Astrology - the only book you'll ever need by Jackson, Cass, author. Astrology - the only book you'll ever need

Sep 28, 2016
Astrology & fortune telling - including tarot, palmistry, I Ching, and dream interpretation by Morningstar, Sally, author. Astrology & fortune telling - including tarot, palmistry, I Ching, and dream interpretation

Designed to teach readers how to develop their divination skills, looks at a wide variety of fortune-telling techniques including dream therapy, runes, and astrology.

Sep 28, 2016
The art of Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children by Gallo, Leah, author. The art of Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children

Shares stills, behind the scenes images, and visual effects concepts from the film, as well as insights from the cast and crew.

Sep 28, 2016
The American war in Vietnam - crime or commemoration? by Marciano, J. D, author. The American war in Vietnam - crime or commemoration?

Sep 28, 2016
American hero - the true story of Tommy Hitchcock - sports star, war hero, and champion of the war-winning P-51 Mustang by Aldrich, Nelson W, author. American hero - the true story of Tommy Hitchcock - sports star, war hero, and champion of the war-winning P-51 Mustang

Presents the life of Tommy Hitchcock, the World War I fighter pilot and war hero, legendary polo player, who the prominent socialite Tom Buchanan in "The Great Gatsby" is modeled after.

Sep 28, 2016
All the Gallant Men - An American Sailor's Firsthand Account of Pearl Harbor by Stratton, Donald/ Gire, Ken All the Gallant Men - An American Sailor's Firsthand Account of Pearl Harbor

Sep 28, 2016
Advent in Narnia - reflections for the season by Haverkamp, Heidi, author. Advent in Narnia - reflections for the season

Collects twenty-eight Advent devotions featuring scriptural passages, questions for reflection, and excerpts from C.S. Lewis's "The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe."

Sep 28, 2016
Accidental Medical Discoveries - How Tenacity and Pure Dumb Luck Changed the World by Winters, Robert W. Accidental Medical Discoveries - How Tenacity and Pure Dumb Luck Changed the World

Sep 28, 2016
The divine dance - the Trinity and your transformation by Rohr, Richard, author. The divine dance - the Trinity and your transformation

"Drawing from Scripture, theology, and the deepest insights of mystics, philosophers, and sages throughout history, the authors present a compelling alternative to aloof and fairytale versions of God: God as Community...as Friendship...as Dance"--

Sep 28, 2016
Fodor's essential Australia by Atkinson, Lee, author. Fodor's essential Australia

"Fodor's correspondents highlight the best of Australia, including the glamorous beaches outside Sydney, the magnificent Great Barrier Reef, and the rugged beauty of the Outback. Our local experts vet every recommendation to ensure you make the most of your time, whether it's your first trip or fifth,"--back cover.

Sep 28, 2016
Dream a world anew - the African American experience and the shaping of America by Dream a world anew - the African American experience and the shaping of America

Sep 28, 2016
Dinner at the long table by Tarlow, Andrew, author. Dinner at the long table

"ANDREW TARLOW has grown a restaurant empire on the simple idea that a meal can somehow be beautiful and ambitious, while also being unfussy and inviting. From the acclaimed owner of Brooklyn|s Diner, Marlow & Sons, Marlow & Daughters, Reynard, The Ides, Achilles Heel, She Wolf Bakery, Marlow Goods, Roman|s, and the Wythe Hotel comes this debut cookbook capturing a year|s worth of dishes meant to be shared among friends. Personal and accessible, Dinner at the Long Table brings Tarlow|s keen eye

Sep 28, 2016
Danielle Walker's against all grain celebrations - a year of gluten-free, dairy-free, and Paleo recipes for every occasion by Walker, Danielle (Chef) Danielle Walker's against all grain celebrations - a year of gluten-free, dairy-free, and Paleo recipes for every occasion

Sep 28, 2016
Ceramics - contemporary artists working in clay by Singleton, Kate (Kate J.), 1983- author. Ceramics - contemporary artists working in clay

"This beautiful modern volume presents the work of 30 contemporary artists who have turned to clay to shape their most innovative ideas into stunning works of art. From cups shaped like crystals to a tree trunk made of porcelain and stoneware planters painted to look like ladies, popular curator and blogger Kate Singleton collects here whimsical pieces with narrative, graphic, curious, and organic qualities that blur the line between fine art, design, and craft. Featuring a unique package with a

Sep 28, 2016