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1 Nonsense - Jamie Holmes
Auteur : Jamie Holmes
Genre : Psychology
An illuminating look at the surprising upside of ambiguity—and how, properly harnessed, it can inspire learning, creativity, even empathy
 
Life today feels more overwhelming and chaotic than ever. Whether it’s a confounding work problem or a faltering relationship or an unclear medical diagnosis, we face constant uncertainty. And we’re continually bombarded with information, much of it contradictory.
 
Managing ambiguity—in our jobs, our relationships, and daily lives—is quickly becoming an essential skill. Yet most of us don’t know where to begin.
 
As Jamie Holmes shows in Nonsense, being confused is unpleasant, so we tend to shutter our minds as we grasp for meaning and stability, especially in stressful circumstances. We’re hard-wired to resolve contradictions quickly and extinguish anomalies. Thi

2 Nonsense - W.J. May
Auteur : W.J. May
Genre : Paranormal
Everyone needs to be a hero at one point in their life.

The small town of Elliot Lake will never be the same again. Six friends have become five and one is to blame, leaving the four remaining to pick up the pieces of their lives and try to carry one.

While mourning the death of their friend, Rylee, and dealing with Kieran's betrayal, Zoe, Heidi, Brent, and Seth all go to Mexico with Zoe's father for their winter break. While there, they discover Zoe's father has kept a few secrets of his own, and after Kieran secretly visits, Zoe begins to suspect that there's more to the story of Rylee's death than there seems.

Despite having a good time in Mexico, the past events come back to haunt them when they return to Elliot Lake. With tempers flaring and the sting from Kieran's betrayal still fresh in their minds, the friends begin to doubt if they can ev

Grammar
3 No Nonsense Grammar - PBS LearningMedia
Auteur : PBS LearningMedia
Genre : Education
This book gives teachers access to differentiated lesson plans and activities they need to guide students through the intricacies of everyday grammar. Resources in this book are aligned to Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts & Literacy. Video resources are from PBS LearningMedia’s “No Nonsense Grammar” series. The content in this book can be used in grades 4-8, with some material also usable in high school.

4 Big Book of Nonsense Part 3 - Colin West
Auteur : Colin West
Genre : Humor
Jam-packed with the very best nonsense rhymes and tricky tongue-twisters, this wonderfully exuberant collection contains quirky, color illustrations from Colin West and lashings of his wildly wacky verse! With sections such as 'Crazy Characters' and 'Stories in Stanzas' this brilliant book features poems and wordplay to satisfy nonsense-lovers everywhere!

5 Nonsense - Robert J. Gula
Auteur : Robert J. Gula
Genre : Philosophy
Nonsense is the best compilation and study of verbal logical fallacies available anywhere. It is a handbook of the myriad ways we go about being illogical—how we deceive others and ourselves, how we think and argue in ways that are disorderly, disorganized, or irrelevant. Nonsense is also a short course in nonmathematical logical thinking, especially important for students of philosophy and economics. A book of remarkable scholarship, Nonsense is unexpectedly relaxed, informal, and accessible.
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Cherish
7 How To Get A Man To Cherish You...If You're His Wife - Stephan Labossiere
Auteur : Stephan Labossiere
Genre : Family & Relationships
Being his wife is only the beginning... 

Do you long to be adored, treasured, valued, and held dear by your husband? It’s not too late! How to Get a Man to Cherish You...if You’re His Wife will help you change the way you’re treated by the man you love.

You’ll start by hitting the RESET button on your relationship. I will give you strategies and practical ways to tap into and maximize your own feminine energy for the good of your marriage. You deserve the love you’ve always desired.

This is a must read for every wife and bride-to-be! Being his wife is only the beginning. Every woman wants to be cherished by her husband. How to Get a Man to Cherish You shows you how to create this reality in your own marriage. Order Your Copy Today!

Infinite
8 A Sense of the Infinite - Kate Everson
Auteur : Kate Everson
Genre : Self-Improvement
Find infinity in the finite world and feel a sense of peace and joy in your life. It is there for the asking. Inspiring.

9 The Real-Life MBA - Jack Welch & Suzy Welch
Auteur : Jack Welch & Suzy Welch
Genre : Management & Leadership
The business titans and #1 New York Times and Wall Street Journal bestselling authors of Winning return with a modern, essential guide for everyone in business today—and tomorrow—that explores the most pressing challenges related to creating winning strategies, leading and managing others, and building a thriving career.

In the decade since their blockbuster international bestseller Winning was published, Jack and Suzy Welch have dug deeper into business, traveling the world consulting to organizations of every size and in every industry, speaking before hundreds of audiences, working closely with entrepreneurs from Mumbai to Silicon Valley, and, in 2010, starting their own fully accredited online MBA program, which now has approximately 1,000 students enrolled. Over the same time frame, Jack has advised more than seventy-five companies through private equity, and dozens m

10 Skinny Bitch - Kim Barnouin & Rory Freedman
Auteur : Kim Barnouin & Rory Freedman
Genre : Diet & Nutrition
Not your typical boring diet book, this is a tart-tongued, no-holds-barred wakeup call to all women who want to be thin. With such blunt advice as, "Soda is liquid Satan" and "You are a total moron if you think the Atkins Diet will make you thin," it's a rallying cry for all savvy women to start eating healthy and looking radiant. Unlike standard diet books, it actually makes the reader laugh out loud with its truthful, smart-mouthed revelations. Behind all the attitude, however, there's solid guidance. Skinny Bitch espouses a healthful lifestyle that promotes whole grains, fruits, and vegetables, and encourages women to get excited about feeling "clean and pure and energized."

Dangerous
11 Hard Facts, Dangerous Half-Truths, and Total Nonsense - Jeffrey Pfeffer & Robert I. Sutton
Auteur : Jeffrey Pfeffer & Robert I. Sutton
Genre : Management & Leadership
The best organizations have the best talent. . . Financial incentives drive company performance. . . Firms must change or die. Popular axioms like these drive business decisions every day. Yet too much common management “wisdom” isn’t wise at all— but, instead, flawed knowledge based on “best practices” that are actually poor, incomplete, or outright obsolete. Worse, legions of managers use this dubious knowledge to make decisions that are hazardous to organizational health.

Jeffrey Pfeffer and Robert I. Sutton show how companies can bolster performance and trump the competition through evidence-based management, an approach to decision-making and action that is driven by hard facts rather than half-truths or hype. This book guides managers in using this approach to dismantle six widely held—but ultimately flawed—management beliefs in core areas including leade

Believe
12 Do You Believe in Magic? - Paul A. Offit, M.D.
Auteur : Paul A. Offit, M.D.
Genre : Medical
From leading medical expert Paul A. Offit, M.D., 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

In Do You Believe in Magic?, Paul Offit, M.D., reveals how alternative medicine—an unregulated industry under no legal obligation to prove its claims or admit its risks—can actually be harmful to our health.

Using dramatic real-life stories, Offit separates the sense from the nonsense, showing why any therapy—alternative or traditional—should be scrutinized. He also shows how some nontraditional methods can do a great deal of good, in some cases exceeding therapies offered by conventional practitioners.

An outspoken advocate for science-based health advocacy who is not afraid to

13 More Nonsense - Edward Lear
Auteur : Edward Lear
Genre : Humor
This is a melody book. Lear's second collection of limericks appeared in 1872 in More Nonsense Pictures, Rhymes Botany &c., published by Robert Bush. This book, as the title suggests, contained not only limericks, but also botanies and a collection of twenty-six other 'nonsense rhymes and pictures' describing as many characters (mainly animals) so as to form an alphabet. Though the name given these is the same he used for the limericks, they are not really 'rhymes', but rather short prose descriptions.

14 Market Sense and Nonsense - Jack D. Schwager & Joel Greenblatt
Auteur : Jack D. Schwager & Joel Greenblatt
Genre : Investing
Bestselling author, Jack Schwager, challenges the assumptions at the core of investment theory and practice and exposes common investor mistakes, missteps, myths, and misreads

When it comes to investment models and theories of how markets work, convenience usually trumps reality. The simple fact is that many revered investment theories and market models are flatly wrong—that is, if we insist that they work in the real world. Unfounded assumptions, erroneous theories, unrealistic models, cognitive biases, emotional foibles, and unsubstantiated beliefs all combine to lead investors astray—professionals as well as novices. In this engaging new book, Jack Schwager, bestselling author of Market Wizards and The New Market Wizards, takes aim at the most perniciously pervasive academic precepts, money management canards, market myths and investor errors. Like

15 You Have No Idea - Vanessa Williams & Helen Williams
Auteur : Vanessa Williams & Helen Williams
Genre : Biographies & Memoirs
The highly anticipated first book by a widely respected entertainer whose career highlights include The Right Stuff, Ugly Betty, Desperate Housewives, and former Miss America
When Vanessa Williams was growing up, she had a plan: She’d go to college and major in musical theater; afterward she’d get her MFA from the Yale School of Drama, and then she would embark on a successful career on Broadway. And to make sure she stayed on that path, her mother, Helen Williams, gave her a list of things that she should never— ever—do.  Near the top of that list was “never ever pose nude for anyone.”  So when Vanessa became the first African-American woman to win the title of Miss America in September 1983 (an accomplishment that she never planned for or desired), only to be forced to resign ten months later due to a nude photo scandal, the lives of both Vaness

Jumblies
16 The Jumblies and Other Nonsense Verses - Edward Lear
Auteur : Edward Lear
Genre : Fiction
In addition to The Jumblies, which has been adopted as the titular piece, this volume includes such prime favourites as The Owl and the Pussy Cat, The Duck and the Kangaroo, and The Dong with a Luminous Nose. For the benefit of those whose memories of the Nonsense Songs are not as fresh as they should be, it may be repeated that Mr. Lear did not illustrate them as fully as was his custom; some, indeed, had no drawings at all, and others merely a headpiece. The Publishers feel, therefore, that in re issuing the songs adequately illustrated, they are but bringing them into line with Mr. Lear's other works. Oliver Wendell Holmes has said in a well known poem, that There is nothing that keeps its youth So far as I know but a tree and truth. He might have added certain writings; and among those that are as fresh to day as when they were written are the Nonsense Books of Edward Lear. Several g

17 Nonsense Songs - Edward Lear
Auteur : Edward Lear
Genre : Humor
It is a poetry book. A nonsense song is a type of song written in fun using nonsense syllables at least in the chorus. Such a song generally has a simple melody and a quick (or fairly quick) tempo. The roots of this song type can be traced as far back as 'Shoo, Fly, Don't Bother Me' and 'Jimmy Crack Corn' to the 1890s 'Ta-ra-ra Boom-de-ay'. This last was a kind of can-can with an obvious accent on the 'boom'. Mostly it was a way of letting off steam.

18 Nonsense Novels - Stephen Leacock
Auteur : Stephen Leacock
Genre : Fiction & Literature
Nonsense Novels sends up the silliest conventions of the ghost story, the detective story, the rags-to-riches story, the adventure story, the shipwreck story, and, of course, the story itself, among other things. Here the close cultivation of cliché yields a bumper crop of absurdity and the utterly ludicrous turns up at every new twist of the tale. This is a satirical masterpiece.

Endings
19 No Happy Endings - Nora McInerny
Auteur : Nora McInerny
Genre : Biographies & Memoirs
The author of It’s Okay to Laugh and host of the popular podcast Terrible, Thanks for Asking—interviews that are “a gift to be able to listen [to]” (New York Times)—returns with more hilarious meditations on her messy, wonderful, bittersweet, and unconventional life.

Life has a million different ways to kick you right in the chops. We lose love, lose jobs, lose our sense of self. For Nora McInerny, it was losing her husband, her father, and her unborn second child in one catastrophic year.

But in the wake of loss, we get to assemble something new from whatever is left behind. Some circles call finding happiness after loss “Chapter 2”—the continuation of something else. Today, Nora is remarried and mothers four children aged 16 months to 16 years. While her new circumstances bring her extraordinary joy, they are also tinged with sadness over the love

20 The Nonsense of Dreams - Cassie Lynne Valler
Auteur : Cassie Lynne Valler
Genre : Sci-Fi & Fantasy
Have you ever wondered if dreams are more than your subconscious remembering? Discover Liz's strange interaction with her own vivid dream.

21 The Year of No Nonsense - Meredith Atwood
Auteur : Meredith Atwood
Genre : Self-Improvement
In the vein of How to Stop Feeling Like Sh*t, a practical guide to acknowledging and getting rid of the nonsense and bs in your life

Exhausted and overworked lawyer, triathlete, wife, and mom Meredith Atwood decided one morning that she'd had it. She didn't take her kids to school. She didn't go to work. She didn't go to the gym. When she pulled herself out of bed hours later than she should have, she found a note from her husband next to two empty bottles of wine and a stack of unpaid bills: You need to get your sh*t together.

And that's what Meredith began to do, starting with identifying the nonsense in her life that was holding her back: saying "yes" too much, keeping frenemies around, and more. In The Year of No Nonsense, Atwood shares what she learned, tackling struggles with work, family, and body image, and also willpower a

22 Nonsense Books - Edward Lear
Auteur : Edward Lear
Genre : Humor
It is a melody book. Edward Lear, the artist, Author of "Journals of a Landscape Painter" in various out-of-the-way countries, and of the delightful "Books of Nonsense", which have amused successive generations of children, died on Sunday, January 29, 1888, at San Remo, Italy, where he had lived for twenty years. Few names could evoke a wider expression of passing regret at their appearance in the obituary column; for until his health began to fail he was known to an immense and almost a cosmopolitan circle of acquaintance, and popular wherever he was known. Fewer still could call up in the minds of intimate friends a deeper and more enduring feeling of sorrow for personal loss, mingled with the pleasantest of memories; for it was impossible to know him thoroughly and not to love him. London, Rome, the Mediterranean countries generally, Ceylon and India, are still all dotted with survivo

Excellence
23 Excellence Wins - Horst Schulze
Auteur : Horst Schulze
Genre : Management & Leadership
Jim Collins, author of Good to Great, co-author of Built to Last: "Horst Schulze created a culture of service that should be a model for all of us. By committing to the highest standards of professionalism - and creating the right systems to achieve them - he inspired thousands to embrace the core ideal of sheer unadulterated excellence. Schulze now shares his story, and his methods, so that the rest of us can be uplifted and taught by the master himself."

Dan Cathy, chairman and CEO, Chick-fil-A: "Horst Schulze's influence on my family and our business is undeniable. His approach to customer service revolutionized the hotel industry and set a high bar for all of us. His new book, Excellence Wins, weaves Horst's personal story with the practical wisdom he's gleaned from an incredible career of servant leadership. It's a must read for leaders and anyone passionate about serving

Fashionable
24 Fashionable Nonsense - Alan Sokal & Jean Bricmont
Auteur : Alan Sokal & Jean Bricmont
Genre : Science & Nature
In 1996 physicist Alan Sokal published an essay in Social Text--an influential academic journal of cultural studies--touting the deep similarities between quantum gravitational theory and postmodern philosophy. Soon thereafter, the essay was revealed as a brilliant parody, a catalog of nonsense written in the cutting-edge but impenetrable lingo of postmodern theorists. The event sparked a furious debate in academic circles and made the headlines of newspapers in the U.S. and abroad.

Now in Fashionable Nonsense: Postmodern Intellectuals' Abuse of Science, Sokal and his fellow physicist Jean Bricmont expand from where the hoax left off. In a delightfully witty and clear voice, the two thoughtfully and thoroughly dismantle the pseudo-scientific writings of some of the most fashionable French and American intellectuals. More generally, they challenge the widespread n

25 To Hell with the Hustle - Jefferson Bethke
Auteur : Jefferson Bethke
Genre : Christianity
This is your wake-up call to resist the Hustle culture and embrace the slowness of Jesus.

Our culture makes constant demands of us: Do more. Accomplish more. Buy more. Post more. Be more.

In following these demands, we have indeed become more: More anxious. More tired. More hurt. More depressed. More frantic.

What we are doing isn't working!

In a society where hustle is the expectation, busyness is the norm and information is king, we have forgotten the fundamentals that make us human, anchor our lives, and provide meaning.

Jefferson Bethke, New York Times bestselling author and popular YouTuber, has lived the hustle and knows we need to stop doing and start becoming.   

After reading this book, you will discover:
How to proactively set boundaries in your lif

Drolleries
26 Nonsense Drolleries - Edward Lear
Auteur : Edward Lear
Genre : Poetry
This is a charming rendition of this classic poem. Interestingly the cat is the male and the owl is the female at the end of the story, and is ambiguous in the beginning. which is written by Edward lear.

Skincare
27 The Skincare Bible - Dr Anjali Mahto
Auteur : Dr Anjali Mahto
Genre : Health & Fitness
'I now feel safe in the knowledge that I'm armed with the latest science-backed information about how to care for my skin' Chloe Brotheridge, author of The Anxiety Solution

We all know that taking good care of our skin is the key to any effective health and beauty regime. But with so much conflicting information out there, the path to healthy skin can seem far from clear.

Dr Anjali Mahto is one of the UK's leading consultant dermatologists. Equipped with years of expertise and the most up-to-date evidence, she sets out to cut through the noise and distinguish the nuggets from the nonsense. Chia seeds won't make your skin glow and lilac water is never going to reduce acne scarring. And, when it comes to the best products, high price doesn't necessarily mean high quality.

Tackling common complaints such as acne and dryness, rosacea and agin

Skincare
28 Skincare - Caroline Hirons
Auteur : Caroline Hirons
Genre : Health & Fitness
As seen on This Morning

Straight-talking advice from the Skincare Queen

Caroline Hirons is the authority in skincare – and for the first time, she’s sharing her knowledge with the world. With over 100 million views of her blog and over 13 million views of her YouTube videos, she cuts out the jargon, tells you what you do and don’t need, and is finally going to get the nation off face wipes for good!

Skincare is the go-to book for people of all ages and skin types who want to feel and look fantastic. It explains the facts, the myths and the best way to get good skin – on any budget. With everything from Caroline’s signature cheat sheets, simple tips and tricks to glow (inside and out!) understanding ingredients lists, and advice on how to choose the products that are right for you, this is the ultimate guide to healthier, brighter skin.


Teenage
29 The Grown-Up's Guide to Teenage Humans - Josh Shipp
Auteur : Josh Shipp
Genre : Family & Relationships
Nautilus Gold Award Winner: Parenting & Family

A practical guide to understanding teens from bestselling author and global youth advocate Josh Shipp.

In 2015, Harvard researchers found that every child who does well in the face of adversity has had at least one stable and committed relationship with a supportive adult. But Josh Shipp didn’t need Harvard to know that. Once an at-risk foster kid, he was headed straight for trouble until he met the man who changed his life: Rodney, the foster parent who refused to quit on Shipp and got him to believe in himself.

Now, in The Grown-Up’s Guide to Teenage Humans, Shipp shows all of us how to be that caring adult in a teenager’s life. Stressing the need for compassion, trust, and encouragement, he breaks down the phases of a teenage human from sixth to twelfth grade, examining the changes, goals, and m

30 It's Our Ship - Captain D. Michael Abrashoff
Auteur : Captain D. Michael Abrashoff
Genre : Management & Leadership
Captain D. Michael Abrashoff, legendary commander of the USS Benfold, continues in the same vein of his bestselling book It's Your Ship with the knowledge he's gained from his speaking to and advising some of the top business minds in the world.

The story of Captain Abrashoff and his command of USS Benfold has become legendary inside and outside the Navy. By governing his ship with his unique management techniques, Abrashoff turned the Benfold into a model of naval efficiency, with amazing cost savings, the highest gunnery score in the Pacific Fleet, and a highly motivated and top performing crew.

In It's Your Ship, he first demonstrated how to bring his successful management techniques from the ship to the boardroom. Now, in his newest book It's Your Ship, in the same rugged, can-do voice, Abrashoff will focus on the leadership,

31 When God's Ways Make No Sense - Larry Crabb
Auteur : Larry Crabb
Genre : Christianity
It doesn't take too much living before we realize that life never goes quite the way we want it to. But when things get hard and we don't understand what God is doing, what is our first impulse? Is it to resist him and run away like Jonah? Or is it to trust him even while trembling in fear of suffering like Habbakuk? 

In this powerful exploration of God's often mysterious and counterintuitive ways, Dr. Larry Crabb challenges readers to seize the opportunities for growth and maturity that come our way when we experience troubles and failures. Rather than pushing back against adversity, he invites us to look closer at what God is doing in our lives when it feels like he is far from us. Unpacking the stories of two very different prophets, Crabb lights the way to a life of resting in the goodness of a God who is always working out his plan for our lives.

Anthology
32 A Nonsense Anthology - Carolyn Wells
Auteur : Carolyn Wells
Genre : Poetry
Within this anthology are poets who never worried about making sense, to read any of these poems aloud is a lyrical delight to the ear. They are filled with the types of words that can be relished on the tongue and in their own way are far more beautiful than logic.

Jabberwocky
Babylit
33 Jabberwocky: A BabyLit® Nonsense Primer - Jennifer Adams & Alison Oliver
Auteur : Jennifer Adams & Alison Oliver
Genre : Words
The slithy toves and borogoves invite you to take an adventure through the tumtum trees in Jabberwocky: A BabyLit Nonsense Primer. Jennifer Adams cleverly pulls text from Little Master Carroll’s original poem and pairs it with Alison Oliver’s bright and cheery illustrations to create a whimsical tale.  

• Fixed layout presentation that mirrors the visual reading experience found in a printed picture book.
• Read Aloud includes word highlighting in sync with the voice narration. This serves as spelling and pronunciation aids for little kids.
• Supports text searches, dictionary & wikipedia lookups.

34 Fear Is Not the Boss of You - Jennifer Allwood
Auteur : Jennifer Allwood
Genre : Christianity
YOUR FUTURE AND YOUR DESTINY ARE TOO IMPORTANT. DISCOVER HOW TO GET UNSTUCK AND OVER YOUR FEAR.

This book is for any woman who has ever been overwhelmed with indecision, paralyzed with fear, or just plain stuck. With no-nonsense biblical truth, Fear Is Not the Boss of You is a loving kick in the backside that will catapult you into ACTION. Successful entrepreneur, business coach, and girl next door Jennifer Allwood is your guide to show you why you can't stay stuck, teaching you how to get out of your own way and get on the road to fulfilling the life of your dreams--even if you're afraid.

Whether you're thinking of launching a new business, adopting a child, writing a book, or competing in a triathlon, Jennifer will motivate you to move from paralyzing fear into courageous obedience and action. With stories, straightforward truth, and practical tips you can apply t

35 How to Write a Damn Good Novel - James N. Frey
Auteur : James N. Frey
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
Written in a clear, crisp, accessible style, this book is perfect for beginners as well as professional writers who need a crash course in the down-to-earth basics of storytelling. Talent and inspiration can't be taught, but Frey does provide scores of helpful suggestions and sensible rules and principles.

An international bestseller, How to Write a Damn Good Novel will enable all writers to face that intimidating first page, keep them on track when they falter, and help them recognize, analyze, and correct the problems in their own work.

Friendly
Reports
Effective
Writing
Consultants
Professionals
36 Reader-Friendly Reports: A No-nonsense Guide to Effective Writing for MBAs, Consultants, and Other Professionals - Carter A. Daniel
Auteur : Carter A. Daniel
Genre : Management & Leadership
The book that has taught thousands of students how to write winning business reports

For more than 30 years, Carter A. Daniel has been teaching MBA students at Rutgers University the art of effective business communication with the aid of his eminently practical guide Reader-Friendly Reports.

Now available to the public for the first time, this beloved resource gives you everything you need to translate your hard-won figures, conclusions, and insights into concise and powerful reports. No definition of communication, no history, no theory, no diagrams Reader-Friendly Reports simply shows you how to:
Target your audience Determine your purpose Develop your points Organize your ideas Make smooth transitions Conduct research Illustrate with clear graphs and charts
Reader-Friendly Reports (the “Daniel Manual”) is the A to Z

Strange
37 Strange Planet - Nathan W. Pyle
Auteur : Nathan W. Pyle
Genre : Humor
Straight from the mind of New York Times bestselling author Nathan W. Pyle, Strange Planet is an adorable and profound universe in pink, blue, green, and purple, based on the phenomenally popular Instagram of the same name!

Strange Planet covers a full life cycle of the planet’s inhabitants, including milestones such as:

The Emergence Day
Being Gains a Sibling
The Being Family Attains a Beast
The Formal Education of a Being
Celebration of Special Days
Being Begins a Vocation
The Beings at Home
Health Status of a Being
The Hobbies of a Being
The Extended Family of the Being
The Being Reflects on Life While Watching the Planet Rotate

With dozens of never-before-seen illustrations in addition to old favorites, this fixed-format e-book offers a sweet and hilarious look at a distant world not all th

Anywhere
38 Almost Anywhere - Krista Schlyer
Auteur : Krista Schlyer
Genre : Biographies & Memoirs
What do you do when your world ends?
At twenty-eight years old, Krista Schlyer sold almost everything she owned and packed the rest of it in a station wagon bound for the American wild. Her two best friends joined her—one a grumpy, grieving introvert, the other a feisty dog—and together they sought out every national park, historic site, forest, and wilderness they could get to before their money ran out or their minds gave in.

The journey began as a desperate escape from urban isolation, heartbreak, and despair, but became an adventure beyond imagining. Chronicling their colorful escapade, Almost Anywhere explores the courage, cowardice, and heroics that live in all of us, as well as the life of nature and the nature of life.

This eloquent and accessible memoir is at once an immersion in the pain of losing someone particularly close and espe

39 The Best Nonsense Verses - Various Authors
Auteur : Various Authors
Genre : Poetry
This book is a collection of nonsense verses poems chosen by Josephine Dodge Daskam.

Curious
40 Nonsense! The Curious Story of Edward Gorey - Lori Mortensen
Auteur : Lori Mortensen
Genre : Social Studies
A beautifully illustrated and lyrical picture-book biography of eccentric and beloved writer and artist Edward Gorey

In this lyrical biography of one of literature’s most creepily creative authors and illustrators, kids will learn about the inspiration behind a generation of creators, from Lemony Snicket to Tim Burton.

Known for, among other things, wearing a large fur coat wherever he went, storyteller Edward Gorey was respected for both his brilliance and his eccentricity. As a child, he taught himself to read and skipped several grades before landing at Harvard (after a brief stint in the army). Then he built a name for himself as a popular book illustrator. After that, he went on to publish well over one hundred of his own books, stories that mingled sweetness and innocence, danger and darkness, all mixed with his own brand of

Minutes
41 Can I Have 5 Minutes of Your Time? - Hal Becker
Auteur : Hal Becker
Genre : Business & Personal Finance
Can I Have 5 Minutes of Your Time? is one of the best selling books on sales to come along in over 20 years. The ideas and concepts inside have been used by tens of thousands of people to increase their sales performance.

42 Mr. Nonsense - Roger Hargreaves & Jim Dale
Auteur : Roger Hargreaves & Jim Dale
Genre : Social Issues
Get ready for the second invasion of Little Miss and Little Mr. Men! That's right—those zany, pint-sized characters are back. Easy enough for young readers and witty enough for adults! Mr. Nonsense finds a good friend—in the laughable Mr. Silly.

Hundred
Pictures
43 Edward Lear's One Hundred Nonsense Pictures and Rhymes - Edward Lear
Auteur : Edward Lear
Genre : Fairy Tales, Myths & Fables
‘One Hundred Nonsense Pictures and Rhymes’ is a delightful collection of Edward Lear’s nonsense limericks and illustrations between 1846 and 1877. This edition has been specifically formatted and the 100 illustrations optimised for digital reading devices.

Winsome
44 Winsome Winnie and other New Nonsense Novels - Stephen Leacock
Auteur : Stephen Leacock
Genre : Fiction & Literature
In the mood for uproarious satire? Check out Stephen Leacock's collection Winsome Winnie and Other New Nonsense Novels. Mercilessly skewering the overwrought melodramas that were popular around the turn of the century, this series of short tales will definitely tickle your funny bone.

Fishing
45 Kayak Fishing - Cory Routh
Auteur : Cory Routh
Genre : Sports & Outdoors
In this new Second Edition Cory Routh covers everything you will need to know for safe, fun and successful kayak fishing. Kayak Fishing gives you a quick, clear understanding of the essential information you'll need to get started in the growing sport of kayak fishing. Learn how to choose the right kayak for fishing. Full-color photographs throughout. Learn which PFDs and paddles to select. Kayak safety and self-rescues. Basic paddle strokes and maneuvering. Basic and advanced kayak rigging. Transporting your kayak. Choosing the right fishing gear. Tides and currents. Stealth and presentation. Fighting and landing fish. Freshwater fishing. Salt water fishing. Fly-fishing techniques. Fishing unfamiliar places. Kayak fishing instructor and guide listings. Helpful resource section of Web Sites, and organizations.

46 Small Solar - Peter B Marks
Auteur : Peter B Marks
Genre : Lifestyle & Home
A No-Nonsense Guide to Powering Your Shed, Boat or Caravan With Free Solar Power. Explains All the Jargon Found In Specifications for Solar Panels, Charge Controllers and Rechargeable Batteries. How to Choose Components, Size Your System and Wire It All Up.

47 Horse Sense and Nonsense - Cindy Hale
Auteur : Cindy Hale
Genre : Humor
Horse lovers know all too well that keeping a horse is practically a full-time job-with lots of fun and, well, goof-ups. For those new horse owners who sometimes wonder if their horse is smarter than they are, Horse Sense and Nonsense is a great reminder that the "joys" of owning a horse are universal. This refreshing spoof of the usually staid horse owner's manual blends common-sense advice with side-splitting spins on the issues of horses and horse ownership. Whether nodding your head in agreement or giving a hearty horse laugh, you'll delight in reading Horse Sense and Nonsense.

Fishing
Montana
48 Fly Fishing Montana - Brian Grossenbacher & Jenny Grossenbacher
Auteur : Brian Grossenbacher & Jenny Grossenbacher
Genre : United States
From the Beaverhead River to the Yellowstone River, Brian and Jenny Grossenbacher guide you through their beautiful home state. Learn where and how to fish Montana–a fly angler's mecca. You’ll gain a quick, clear understanding of the essential information needed to fly fish Montana’s most outstanding waters. 30 detailed maps accompany each water. Full-color photographs throughout. Learn where and how to fish. Learn which flies to use where. Helpful resource section of fly shops, guides, and organizations.

History
49 The No-Nonsense Guide to World History - Chris Brazier
Auteur : Chris Brazier
Genre : World
Most people's knowledge of world history is hazy and incomplete at best. This updated No-Nonsense Guide gives a full picture, revealing the hidden histories and communities left out of conventional history books—from the civilizations of Africa, Asia, and Latin America to the history of women. The new final chapter includes material on the financial crisis and the world response to climate change.

Chris Brazier is co-editor at New Internationalist. His previous books include Vietnam: The Price of Peace. He is principal writer for UNICEF's The State of the World's Children report.

Factory
50 The Nonsense Factory - Bruce Cannon Gibney
Auteur : Bruce Cannon Gibney
Genre : Political Science
A withering and witty examination of how the American legal system, burdened by complexity and untrammeled growth, fails Americans and threatens the rule of law itself, by the acclaimed author of A Generation of Sociopaths.
Our trial courts conduct hardly any trials, our correctional systems do not correct, and the rise of mandated arbitration has ushered in a shadowy system of privatized "justice." Meanwhile, our legislators can't even follow their own rules for making rules, while the rule of law mutates into a perpetual state of emergency. The legal system is becoming an incomprehensible farce. How did this happen?
In The Nonsense Factory, Bruce Cannon Gibney shows that over the past seventy years, the legal system has dangerously confused quantity with quality and might with legitimacy. As the law bloats into chaos, it staggers on only by excusin
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