Buy Fiction, Non-Fiction Books & e-books Little, Brown Book Group

Search Our Books

Book Title

Filter By

Clear all
Our books

Rock Your Presentation

By Nigel Barlow
Authors:
Nigel Barlow
This book will protect your audiences from the following disorders:· Death by PowerPoint· Tedium· Compulsive fidgeting· Losing-the-Will-to-Live SyndromeNearly all of us have to pitch or present our ideas, whether in a formal setting like a theatre, at a company conference, in a classroom or even selling a concept one-to-one to our boss. In Rock your Presentation, Nigel Barlow, a professional keynote speaker and creative coach to many of the world's most famous organisations, gives you inspiring insights and practical techniques to 'rock up' your presentation or speech. Many of these tips come from exploring what makes great music so moving and impactful, and are easy to apply to make your own talks more dynamic and memorable. Try changing your key for different emotional impact; come up with a stronger chorus and an exciting climax; create your speaker's rider; be a protest singer to unleash your passion; and learn when and how to go unplugged to touch your audience. Whether you want to create a whole new presentation or tune up a tired old one, Rock Your Presentation will give you plenty of fresh ideas.
  • More

Rick Steves Snapshot Reykjavik

By Cameron Hewitt, Ian Watson, Rick Steves
Authors:
Cameron Hewitt, Ian Watson, Rick Steves
You can count on Rick Steves to tell you what you really need to know when traveling in Reykjavík.In this compact guide, Rick Steves covers everything you need to know about Reykjavík, including tips on arrival, orientation, and transportation. Journey through the era of the Vikings at the Saga Museum, soak in the famous Blue Lagoon Hot Springs, and admire Iceland's classic and modern architecture. Sample deliciously fresh seafood, visit the Icelandic Symphony, and pick up a cozy Nordic sweater as a souvenir. You'll get firsthand advice on how to get the most out of the top sights, along with recommendations for good value hotels and authentic local restaurants. The maps and self-guided tours will ensure you make the most of your experience. More than just reviews and directions, a Rick Steves Snapshot is a tour guide in your pocket.Rick Steves Snapshot guides consist of excerpted chapters from Rick Steves European country guidebooks. Snapshot guides are a great choice for travelers visiting a specific city or region, rather than multiple European destinations. These slim guides offer all of Rick's up-to-date advice on which sights are worth your time and money. They include good-value hotel and restaurant recommendations, with no introductory information (such as overall trip planning, when to go, and travel practicalities).

Rick Steves Pocket Venice (Third Edition)

By Gene Openshaw, Rick Steves
Authors:
Gene Openshaw, Rick Steves
Rick Steves Pocket Venice truly is a tour guide in your pocket.This colorful, compact guidebook includes Rick's advice for prioritizing your time, whether you're spending 1 or 7 days in Venice. Everything a busy traveler needs is easy to access: a neighborhood overview, city walks and tours, sights, handy food and accommodations charts, an appendix packed with information on trip planning and practicalities, and a fold-out city map.Rick Steves Pocket Venice includes the following walks and tours:* St. Mark's Square Tour* St. Mark's Basilica Tour* Doge's Palace Tour* Frari Church Tour* St. Mark's to Rialto Walk* Rialto to Frari Church Walk* St. Mark's to San Zaccaria Walk
  • More

Rick Steves Greece: Athens & the Peloponnese (Fifth Edition)

By Rick Steves
Authors:
Rick Steves

Rick Steves Croatia & Slovenia (Seventh Edition)

By Cameron Hewitt, Rick Steves
Authors:
Cameron Hewitt, Rick Steves
You can count on Rick Steves to tell you what you really need to know when traveling to Croatia and Slovenia.With this guide, you'll explore charming towns and undiscovered natural wonders. Stroll atop the walls that encircle romantic Dubrovnik, wander through the Roman ruins in the heart of bustling Split, and set sail to the islands of Korcula and Hvar on the glimmering Adriatic. Feel the spray from the waterfalls at Plitvice Lakes National Park. Drive mountain passes in Slovenia's idyllic Julian Alps, and take side-trips to Montenegro's dramatic Bay of Kotor and the Turkish-flavored city of Mostar in Bosnia-Herzegovina.Rick's candid, humorous advice will guide you to good-value hotels and restaurants. He'll help you plan where to go and what to see, depending on the length of your trip. You'll get up-to-date recommendations on what's worth your time and money. More than just reviews and directions, a Rick Steves guidebook is a tour guide in your pocket.

Rick Steves Best of France (Second Edition)

By Rick Steves, Steve Smith
Authors:
Rick Steves, Steve Smith
Hit France's can't-miss art, sights, and bites in two weeks or less with Rick Steves Best of France!* Expert advice from Rick Steves on what's worth your time and money* Two-day itineraries covering Paris, Normandy, the Loire, Dordogne, Provence, the French Riviera, and Burgundy* Over 60 full-color maps and vibrant photos* Rick's tips for beating the crowds, skipping lines, and avoiding tourist traps*The best of local culture, flavors, and haunts, including walks through the most interesting neighborhoods and museums* Trip planning strategies like how to link destinations and design your itinerary, what to pack, where to stay, and how to get around* Suggestions for side trips to Versailles, Chartres, Reims, Giverny, Oradour-sur-Glane, Carcassonne, Pont du Gard, Les Baux, Vaison-la-Romaine, Côtes du Rhône, Villefranche-sur-Mer, Cap Ferrat, Monaco, Antibes, Beaune, Chamonix, and ColmarExperience France's Old World romance and New World excitement for yourself with Rick Steves Best of France!Planning a longer trip? Rick Steves France 2018 is the classic, in-depth guide to exploring the country, updated annually.Time for a shorter getaway? Colorful Rick Steves Pocket guidebooks like Rick Steves Pocket Parisare perfect when you have a week or less. Pocket guides include fold-out city maps.
  • More

Rick Steves Best of Germany (Second Edition)

By Rick Steves
Authors:
Rick Steves
Hit Germany's can't-miss art, sights, and bites in two weeks or less with Rick Steves Best of Germany!* Expert advice from Rick Steves on what's worth your time and money* Two-day itineraries covering Munich, Bavaria, Rothenburg and the Romantic Road, the Rhine Valley, Berlin, and Salzburg, Austria* Over 60 full-color maps and vibrant photosRick's tips for beating the crowds, skipping lines, and avoiding tourist traps* The best of local culture, flavors, and haunts, including walks through the most interesting neighborhoods and museums* Trip planning strategies like how to link destinations and design your itinerary, what to pack, where to stay, and how to get around* Suggestions for side trips to Dachau Memorial, Würzburg, Nürnburg, Burg Eltz, Cologne, Baden-Baden, Frankfurt, Dresden, and HamburgExperience Germany's Old World romance and New World excitement for yourself with Rick Steves Best of Germany!Planning a longer trip? Rick Steves Germany 2018is the classic, in-depth guide to exploring the country, updated annually.Time for a shorter getaway? Colorful Rick Steves Pocket guidebooks to Vienna, Munich, and Salzburg are perfect when you have a week or less. Pocket guides include fold-out city maps.
  • More

Rick Steves Scandinavia (Fifteenth Edition)

By Rick Steves
Authors:
Rick Steves
You can count on Rick Steves to tell you what you really need to know when traveling in Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Finland, and Estonia.With this guide, you'll set sail to Europe's most prosperous corner: a smörgåsbord of Viking ships, deep green fjords, stave churches, brooding castles, and colorful farmhouses. Explore the sleek, modern capital cities of Copenhagen, Oslo, Stockholm, Helsinki, and Tallinn. Cruise through Stockholm's scenic archipelago, and sample the Baltic charms of Tallinn. Delve deep into Norway's scenic Sognefjord and bike through the idyllic Danish countryside on the castaway island of Ærø. And take some time out from sightseeing to get your blood pumping in a steamy Finnish sauna.Rick's candid, humorous advice will guide you to good-value hotels and restaurants. He'll help you plan where to go and what to see, depending on the length of your trip. You'll get up-to-date recommendations on what's worth your time and money. More than just reviews and directions, a Rick Steves guidebook is a tour guide in your pocket.
  • More

Rambo on Their Minds

By Gayle Lynds, David Morrell
Authors:
Gayle Lynds, David Morrell
An original short story from iconic thriller collection Match Up, edited by Lee Child, featuring a never-before-seen pairing between bestsellers Gayle Lynds and David Morrell, featuring Liz Sansborough and the legendary Rambo.For more exciting short story pairings, don't miss all eleven short stories in Match Up!
  • Russian Roulette

    By Sara Sheridan
    Authors:
    Sara Sheridan
    Brighton 1956When Mirabelle's on-off boyfriend, Superintendent Alan McGregor, is taken off a gruesome murder case because the key suspect is an old school friend, Mirabelle steps in to unravel the tangle of poisoned gin, call girls and high stakes gambling that surrounds the death. It isn't long before McGregor's integrity is called into question and Mirabelle finds herself doubting him. So when a wartime hero's body turns up on the Sussex Downs, she is glad that McGregor is caught up in a mystery of his own as Brighton's establishment closes ranks. Mirabelle is in a dangerous situation though and she doesn't have McGregor watching her back on this one. And when the dead man on the Downs turns out to have been a member of a deadly thrillseekers club, related to the earlier murder, Mirabelle is determined to uncover the truth and free the innocent people who are bearing the brunt of the cover up. As her relationship with McGregor reaches breaking point, she has to draw on all her wartime experience to stand up for what she believes in - even if it means their relationship may not survive.'With sharp blows delivered for gender and racial equality, Sheridan's story builds to a chilling climax' Daily Mail'This consistently impressive series is a kind of "hard-boiled cosy", combining an emphasis on atmosphere and the lives of the recurring characters with a stern eye for post-war strugges against inequality and deference' Morning Star
    • More
  • Rituals

    By Kelley Armstrong
    Authors:
    Kelley Armstrong
    Olivia Jones must make a choice. Caught between two rival supernatural forces, Liv was granted a brief period in which to make her decision. Now that time has run out. Whichever side she chooses, someone she loves will pay. Her lover, Ricky. Gabriel Walsh, the man she knows she cannot, must not love. Her parents, already trapped in prison.And now there is a new, terrifying power rising - one that doesn't distinguish between good and evil intentions. It feeds on chaos and destroys without mercy. Unless Liv acts fast, no one will survive. In this gripping thriller, international bestselling author Kelley Armstrong brings the Cainsville series to a powerful, richly rewarding climax.
    • More
  • RCP 9: Simples and Rarities Suitable and Honourable to the College

    By Alastair Compston
    Authors:
    Alastair Compston
    • More

    Rick Steves Best of Ireland (Second Edition)

    By Pat O'Connor, Rick Steves
    Authors:
    Pat O'Connor, Rick Steves
    Hit Ireland's can't-miss sights, bites, and history in two weeks or less with Rick Steves Best of Ireland!* Expert advice from Rick Steves on what's worth your time and money* Two-day itineraries covering Dublin, Kilkenny, Kinsale, Kenmare and the Ring of Kerry, Dingle Town and Peninsula, County Clare, Galway, Aran Islands, Belfast, Portrush and the Antrim Coast* Over 50 full-color maps and vibrant photosRick's tips for beating the crowds, skipping lines, and avoiding tourist traps* The best of local culture, flavors, and haunts, including walks through the most interesting neighborhoods and museums* Trip planning strategies like how to link destinations and design your itinerary, what to pack, where to stay, and how to get around* Suggestions for side trips to Valley of the Boyne, Wicklow Mountains, Rock of Cashel, Cobh, Blarney Castle, Connemara and Mayo, Bangor, and DerryExperience Ireland's legendary warmth and beauty for yourself with Rick Steves Best of Ireland!Planning a longer trip? Rick Steves Ireland 2018 is the classic, in-depth guide to exploring the country, updated annually.

    Robert F. Kennedy: Ripples of Hope

    By Kerry Kennedy
    Authors:
    Kerry Kennedy

    Rick Steves Snapshot Scottish Highlands (First Edition)

    By Rick Steves, Cameron Hewitt
    Authors:
    Rick Steves, Cameron Hewitt
    You can count on Rick Steves to tell you what you really need to know when traveling in the Scottish Highlands.In this compact guide, Rick Steves covers the essential spots of the region, including Loch Ness, Balmoral Castle, and Inverness. Follow the Speyside Whisky trail, cut through the Cairngorms, spot kelpies in Falkirk, and admire Loch Lomond. You'll get Rick's firsthand advice on the best sights, eating, sleeping, and nightlife, and the maps and self-guided tours will ensure you make the most of your experience. More than just reviews and directions, a Rick Steves Snapshot guide is a tour guide in your pocket.Rick Steves Snapshot guides consist of excerpted chapters from Rick Steves European country guidebooks. Snapshot guides are a great choice for travelers visiting a specific city or region, rather than multiple European destinations. These slim guides offer all of Rick's up-to-date advice on what sights are worth your time and money. They include good-value hotel and restaurant recommendations, with no introductory information (such as overall trip planning, when to go, and travel practicalities).

    Rick Steves Switzerland (Ninth Edition)

    By Rick Steves
    Authors:
    Rick Steves
    You can count on Rick Steves to tell you what you really need to know when visiting Switzerland.This book guides you through bustling Zürich and charming Luzern its with flower-bedecked bridges. Crisscross the mountains on cable cars, trains, and hiking paths. Find an alpine retreat in the cliff-hanging village of Gimmelwald. Marvel at the Matterhorn, relax in Lugano, and take an unforgettable swim in Bern. Cruise Lake Geneva and savor the cozy small-town atmosphere of Appenzell. After a day of sightseeing and hiking the Alps, treat yourself to a glass of local wine, cheese fondue, and delicious Swiss chocolate.Rick's candid, humorous advice will guide you to good-value hotels, B&Bs, and restaurants in cities, villages, and resort towns. You'll learn how to plan scenic rail journeys, and which sights are worth your time and money. More than reviews and directions, a Rick Steves guidebook is a tour guide in your pocket.
    • More

    Rick Steves Pocket Florence (Third Edition)

    By Gene Openshaw, Rick Steves
    Authors:
    Gene Openshaw, Rick Steves
    Rick Steves Pocket guidebooks truly are a tour guide in your pocket. This colorful compact guidebook includes Rick's advice for prioritizing your time, whether you're spending 1 or 7 days in Florence. Everything a busy traveler needs is easy to access: a neighborhood overview, city walks and tours, sights, handy food and accommodations charts, an appendix packed with information on trip planning and practicalities, and a fold-out city map.Rick Steves' Pocket Florence includes the following walks and tours:* Renaissance Walk* Accademia Tour: Michelangelo's David* Uffizi Gallery Tour* Bargello Tour* Duomo Museum Tour
    • More

    Repertoire

    By Jessica Battilana
    Authors:
    Jessica Battilana
    Simple, stunning recipes for home cooks, from the writer of the "Repertoire" column for the San Francisco ChronicleHome cooks don't need dozens of cookbooks or hundreds of recipes. They just need one good book, with about 75 trustworthy, versatile, and above all, delicious recipes that can stand alone or be mixed-and-matched into extraordinary meals.That's what Repertoire is: Real recipes, from real life, that really work.After nearly two decades in the kitchen and writing about food, this is the way San Francisco Chronicle writer Jessica Battilana really cooks at home. These are her best recipes, the ones she relies on the most--for a quick weeknight supper, a special dinner party, when a friend drops by for a drink and a snack, for the chocolate cake that never fails. The knowledge, freedom, and flexibility that comes from cooking these recipes is all you really need in the kitchen.With a salad for every season, pantry pastas, many meatballs, chewy cookies, and more, Repertoireputs the perfect dish for every occasion within reach.

    Rick Steves Snapshot Edinburgh (Second Edition)

    By Rick Steves
    Authors:
    Rick Steves
    You can count on Rick Steves to tell you what you really need to know when traveling in Edinburgh.In this compact guide, Rick Steves covers the essentials of Edinburgh. Take in the gorgeous and ancient architecture, or visit during the world's biggest arts festival. You'll get firsthand advice on the best sights, eating, sleeping, and nightlife, and the maps and self-guided tours will ensure you make the most of your experience. More than just reviews and directions, a Rick Steves Snapshot guide is a tour guide in your pocket.Rick Steves Snapshot guides consist of excerpted chapters from Rick Steves European country guidebooks. Snapshot guides are a great choice for travelers visiting a specific city or region, rather than multiple European destinations. These slim guides offer all of Rick's up-to-date advice on what sights are worth your time and money. They include good-value hotel and restaurant recommendations, with no introductory information (such as overall trip planning, when to go, and travel practicalities).

    The Ranger Way

    By Kris 'Tanto' Paronto
    Authors:
    Kris 'Tanto' Paronto
    • More