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Moon Travel

Moon Galápagos Islands (Third Edition)

Lisa Cho
Authors:
Lisa Cho

Take the Trip of a Lifetime with Moon Travel Guides!The Galapagos archipelago is one of the most beautiful, wild, and untouched places on earth. Travel back in time with Moon Galápagos Islands.Strategic tour information with advice on visiting sustainably, which boats to take, how long to stay, and where to stop along the wayDetailed maps and directions for exploring on your ownActivities and ideas for every traveler: Spot blue-footed boobies, frigates, albatross and pelicans just as Darwin did when formulating the Theory of Evolution. Snorkel past playful sea lions and gentle sea turtles, or dive with hammerheads and whale sharks. Walk along sandy beaches where marine iguanas sun themselves on the rocks or hike through forests of cacti and along otherworldly lava trails with breathtaking ocean views.Curated advice from local expert and bioengineer Lisa ChoIn-depth coverage of Santa Cruz, San Cristóbal, Isabela, Floreana, and the remote uninhabited islands of Santiago, Fernandina, Española, and Genovesa, as well as the gateway cities of Quito and GuayaquilBackground information on the history, landscape, and diverse wildlife of the archipelago, including how and where to see each animal while protecting their habitatFull-color with vibrant, helpful photosEssential insight for travelers on eco-tourism, health and safety, transportation, and accommodations, packaged in a book light enough to fit in your day packWith Moon Galápagos Islands' practical tips, myriad activities, and an expert's view on the best things to do and see, you can plan your trip your way.

Running Press Adult

A Big Important Art Book (Now with Women)

Danielle Krysa
Authors:
Danielle Krysa
Running Press Adult

The Zombie Gnome Defense Guide

Shaenon K. Garrity, Andrew Farago
Authors:
Shaenon K. Garrity, Andrew Farago

Compiled from the notes of four zombie gnome experts (among them a Van Helsing-like zombie gnome hunter and a gardening columnist), this guide includes a detailed study of zombie gnome habits, hiding places, and offensive tactics, as well as an intimate history of the zombie gnome rise and eventual war with humanity. Empty-eyed, shambling, and hungry for human ankles, the zombie gnome population is on the rise, infesting the backyards of suburbia and attacking innocent lawn ornaments everywhere. While chances of human survival are minimal, readers can arm themselves with The Zombie Gnome Defense Guide to combat their tiny, undead enemies.Offering strategies for defense against a zombie gnome invasion, the book provides an extensive list of essential weapons and DIY home-fortification tips. Rare illustrations of zombie gnomes in their natural habitat and a priceless collection of never-before-seen photos (housed in an envelope in the back of the book) make this the go-to guide for survivalists in a zombie gnome-infested world.

Moon Travel

Moon San Diego (Fourth Edition)

Ian Anderson
Authors:
Ian Anderson

Craft beer and fish tacos, world-class beaches and water sports, and museums and zoos: get to know this SoCal hotspot with Moon San Diego.Inside you'll find:* Flexible, strategic itineraries that can be adapted for your schedule, budget, and interests, including: "The Best of San Diego," "Best Beaches," "Best Craft Breweries," and "Family-Friendly San Diego"* Detailed maps of each neighborhood* The top attractions and unique activities in each area: Hop on the San Diego Trolley to explore historic Old Town (including the birthplace of Pueblo San Diego), or window shop in upscale La Jolla. Lounge on some of the best beaches in Southern California, try a surfing lesson, or take a boat out for the day. Say hi to the pandas and polar bears at the renowned San Diego Zoo and Safari Park, or stroll through the myriad museums in Balboa Park. Catch a local theater production, sample award-winning Mexican food, and grab a happy hour pint at one of the countless local breweries* Suggestions for day trips from San Diego, including Anza-Borrego State Park, Temecula, and Tijuana (with tips for those planning to cross the border for a day!)* Expert, local insight from San Diego native, craft brew enthusiast, and avid surfer Ian Anderson* Honest advice on when to go, where to stay, and how to get around* Full-color, vibrant photos throughout* Thorough information, including background on the landscape, plants and animals, climate, and local cultureWith Moon San Diego's curated advice, myriad activities, and local insight, you can experience the city your way.Can't enough of the Golden State? Try Moon California. Hitting the road? Try Moon California Road Trip.

Running Press Mini Editions

Zombie Gnome

Andrew Farago, Shaenon K. Garrity
Authors:
Andrew Farago, Shaenon K. Garrity

Our successful Wee Little Garden Gnome kit has been infected--by the undead! Zombie Gnome is a flesh-eating spin on everyone's favorite lawn ornament and makes a delightfully gruesome decoration for the home, garden, or office.This kit includes:* Mini zombie gnome figurine* Two-sided backdrop with chilling scenes* 32-page illustrated Zombie Gnome Defense Guide mini book

Da Capo Press

My Damage

Keith Morris, Jim Ruland
Authors:
Keith Morris, Jim Ruland

Keith Morris is a true punk icon. No one else embodies the sound of Southern Californian hardcore the way he does. With his waist-length dreadlocks and snarling vocals, Morris is known the world over for his take-no-prisoners approach on the stage and his integrity off of it. Over the course of his forty-year career with Black Flag, the Circle Jerks, and OFF!, he's battled diabetes, drug and alcohol addiction, and the record industry...and he's still going strong.My Damage is more than a book about the highs and lows of a punk rock legend. It's a story from the perspective of someone who has shared the stage with just about every major figure in the music industry and has appeared in cult films like The Decline of Western Civilization and Repo Man. A true Hollywood tale from an L.A. native, My Damage reveals the story of Morris's streets, his scene, and his music--as only he can tell it.

Running Press Adult

Ava Gardner

Kendra Bean, Anthony Uzarowski
Authors:
Kendra Bean, Anthony Uzarowski

Ava: A Life in Movies is a gorgeous illustrated tribute to a legendary life. Authors Kendra Bean and Anthony Uzarowski take a closer look at the Academy Award-nominated actress's famous screen roles while shedding new light on the creation and maintenance of her glamorous image, her marriages, and her friendships with famous figures such as Ernest Hemingway, John Huston, and Tennessee Williams. From the backwoods of Grabtown, North Carolina to the bullfighting rings of Spain, from the MGM backlot to the Rome of La Dolce Vita, Ava: A Life in Movies takes readers on the stunning and exciting journey of a life lived to the fullest and through four decades of film history with one of its most iconic stars

Basic Books

Bit by Bit

Andrew Ervin
Authors:
Andrew Ervin

Video games have seemingly taken over our lives. Whereas gamers once constituted a small and largely male subculture, today 67 percent of American households play video games. The average gamer is now thirty-four years old and spends eight hours each week playing-and there is a 40 percent chance this person is a woman.In Bit by Bit, Andrew Ervin sets out to understand the explosive popularity of video games. He travels to government laboratories, junk shops, and arcades. He interviews scientists and game designers, both old and young. In charting the material and technological history of video games, from the 1950s to the present, he suggests that their appeal starts and ends with the sense of creativity they instill in gamers. As Ervin argues, games can be art because they are beautiful, moving, and even political.

Nation Books

The Torture Report

Sid Jacobson
Authors:
Sid Jacobson
Constable

When We Rise

Cleve Jones
Authors:
Cleve Jones
Basic Books

The Magic of Math

Arthur Benjamin
Authors:
Arthur Benjamin

A New York Times Bestseller Arthur Benjamin . . . joyfully shows you how to make nature's numbers dance." ,Bill Nye The Magic of Math is the math book you wish you had in school. Using a delightful assortment of examples,from ice-cream scoops and poker hands to measuring mountains and making magic squares,this book revels in key mathematical fields including arithmetic, algebra, geometry, and calculus, plus Fibonacci numbers, infinity, and, of course, mathematical magic tricks. Known throughout the world as the mathemagician," Arthur Benjamin mixes mathematics and magic to make the subject fun, attractive, and easy to understand for math fan and math-phobic alike. A positively joyful exploration of mathematics." , Publishers Weekly , starred review Each [trick] is more dazzling than the last." , Physics World

Orbit

The High Druid's Blade

Terry Brooks
Authors:
Terry Brooks

***50 MILLION TERRY BROOKS COPIES SOLD AROUND THE WORLD***THE SHANNARA CHRONICLES IS NOW A MAJOR TV SERIES'Terry's place is at the head of the fantasy world' Philip PullmanSECRETS REVEALED. POWERS UNLEASHED. A LEGEND IN THE MAKING . . . It is said that Paxon Leah is descended from the royals and warriors who once waged war with magical weapons. But those heroes are long gone now, and there is nothing enchanted about the antique sword that hangs above Paxon's fireplace. Little does Paxon know though, that extraordinary circumstances are about to overturn his simple world . . . and rewrite his destiny.Praise for Terry Brooks:'A master of the craft . . . required reading' Brent Weeks'I can't even begin to count how many of Terry Brooks's books I've read (and re-read) over the years' Patrick Rothfuss, author of The Name of the Wind'I would not be writing epic fantasy today if not for Shannara' Peter V. Brett, author of The Painted Man'If you haven't read Terry Brooks, you haven't read fantasy' Christopher Paolini, author of EragonThe Defenders of Shannara:THE HIGH DRUID'S BLADETHE DARKLING CHILDTHE SORCERER'S DAUGHTER

Running Press Mini Editions

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutagen Ooze and Illustrated Book

Running Press
Authors:
Running Press

This kit includes a canister of green glow-in-the-dark mutagen ooze, ten temporary tattoos, two magnets, and a 48-page full-colour book on the history of TMNT.

Running Press Mini Editions

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Light-and-Sound Talking Keychain and Illustrated Book

Running Press
Authors:
Running Press

Relive some of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles' most iconic moments with this cool light-and-sound keychain featuring memorable quotes from those heroes in a half-shell. Shaped like a sewer lid from the turtles' lair where they trained in the art of ninjutsu, this TMNT branded keychain also glows green. Kit also includes two magnets and a 48-page illustrated book.

Little, Brown Young Readers US

Nighttime Ninja

Barbara DaCosta, Ed Young
Contributors:
Barbara DaCosta, Ed Young
Rick Steves

The Dog Lover's Companion to the San Francisco Bay Area

Maria Goodavage, Phil Frank
Authors:
Maria Goodavage, Phil Frank

The Dog Lover's Companion to the San Francisco Bay Area has the inside scoop on the best dog runs, parks, beaches, hiking trails, camping areas, pet-friendly businesses, and much more. Local author Maria Goodavage and her trusty companion Jake have dug up many surprising resources available to dogs in the Bay Area, such as baseball games, cable-car adventures, and ferry trips. For the less outdoorsy dog, there are bookstores, cafés, and even winery visits! Packed with helpful maps, up-to-date leash laws, and a useful "paw" ranking system for all locations in the book, The Dog Lover's Companion to the San Francisco Bay Area is a dog's best friend.

Bulfinch

Ansel Adams At 100

John Szarkowski
Authors:
John Szarkowski

ANSEL ADAMS AT 100 was published in conjuction with an outstanding international exhibition that opened in August 2001 at the Museum of Modern Art in San Francisco and has travelled to Chicago, New York, Los Angeles, Berlin and London. This book presents a fresh look at Adams' classic images, an unexpected and sometimes unfamiliar body of his work, offering the first serious effort to reconsider Adams' contribution to the art of photography in half a century. A critical and interpretive essay on this master photographer by John Szarkowski speaks of the importance of Adams as a modern artist.The book boasts extremely high production values, featuring 110 tritone images printed on a special paper, a linen cloth binding with matching slipcase and a reproduction print (suitable for framing) embossed with the AA seal and inserted in an envelope at the back of the book. Without a doubt, this is the most important and influential book yet published on Ansel Adams.

Matthew K. Manning

Matthew K. Manning is the author of over forty books and dozens of comic books. His work ranges from the popular Batman: A Visual History to a series of graphic novels featuring the military's bomb squad in Afghanistan. Over the course of his career, Manning has written books starring Batman, Superman, Scooby-Doo, Iron Man, Wonder Woman, Flash, Green Lantern, and Harley Quinn, among others. Manning is currently writing the highly anticipated crossover comic book series Batman/Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Adventures.

With author Mira Grant

How to Make Brain Cupcakes

So you’re preparing your ultimate zombie-themed dinner party, and you’re stuck for a dessert. Or you’re entertaining a zombie who’s recently gone vegetarian, and is jonesing for those good old days of gray matter and the delicious taste of human brains. Whatever your reasons, you need a brainy treat that puts the “sweet” back into “sweetmeats.”

Kendra Bean

Kendra Bean is a historian and curator. She is the author of Vivien Leigh: An Intimate Portrait. She runs the popular classic film blog VivAndLarry.com. Her writing has also been published by the British Film Institute and Bright Lights Film Journal, and she has lectured on cinema at the National Portrait Gallery (London), Victoria and Albert Museum, the BFI, the San Francisco Presidio Officers' Club, and the Walt Disney Family Museum. She lives in London.