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Basic Italian (audio)

Basic Italian (audio)

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Learning a new language is now made simpler with Basic, an affordable self-study audio course using the Berlitz conversational approach lauded by millions. Includes a companion, full-color illustrated coursebook. 6 CDs.
Basic Spanish (audio)

Basic Spanish (audio)

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Learning a new language is now made simpler with Basic, an affordable self-study audio course using the Berlitz conversational approach lauded by millions. Includes a companion, full-color illustrated coursebook. 6 CDs.
Believing the Lie

Believing the Lie

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After writing sixteen Inspector Lynley novels, "New York Times" bestselling author Elizabeth George has millions of fans waiting for the next one. As "USA Today" put it, "It's tough to resist George's storytelling, once hooked." With Believing the Lie, she's poised to hook countless more.

Inspector Thomas Lynley is mystified when he's sent undercover to investigate the death of Ian Cresswell at the request of the man's uncle, the wealthy and influential Bernard Fairclough. The death has been ruled an accidental drowning, and nothing on the surface indicates otherwise. But when Lynley enlists the help of his friends Simon and Deborah St. James, the trio's digging soon reveals that the Fairclough clan is awash in secrets, lies, and motives.

Deborah's investigation of the prime suspect-Bernard's prodigal son Nicholas, a recovering drug addict-leads her to Nicholas's wife, a woman with whom she feels a kinship, a woman as fiercely protective as she is beautiful. Lynley and Simon delve for information from the rest of the family, including the victim's bitter ex-wife and the man he left her for, and Bernard himself. As the investigation escalates, the Fairclough family's veneer cracks, with deception and self-delusion threatening to destroy everyone from the Fairclough patriarch to Tim, the troubled son Ian left behind.

Berlitz Language: Cantonese Chinese for Your Trip

Berlitz Language: Cantonese Chinese for Your Trip

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Being able to speak a little of the local language enhances any trip abroad, and this beginner-level Cantonese audio course contains all the key travel phrases you need to communicate with confidence.

The 60-minute audio CD features native Cantonese speakers using phrases you're likely to encounter in typical travel situations. In no time, you will be able to meet and greet people, be familiar with numbers, time and days of the week, find your way around transport, shops, and restaurants, and make new friends. The case includes a sturdy booklet that is easily extracted and portable.

It features phonetic transcriptions of the phrases on the CD, plus handy tips and key word reminders. The contents of the CD can be easily downloaded to your iPod or MP3 player.

Berlitz Language: German for Your Trip ( Berlitz for Your Trip )

Berlitz Language: German for Your Trip ( Berlitz for Your Trip )

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Being able to speak a little of the local language enhances any trip abroad, and this beginner-level German audio course contains all the key travel phrases you need to communicate with confidence.

The 60-minute audio CD features native German speakers using phrases you're likely to encounter in typical travel situations. In no time, you will be able to meet and greet people, be familiar with numbers, time and days of the week, find your way around transport, shops, and restaurants, and make new friends.

The case includes a sturdy booklet that is easily extracted and portable. It features phonetic transcriptions of the phrases on the CD, plus handy tips and key word reminders. The contents of the CD can be easily downloaded to your iPod or MP3 player.

Berlitz Spanish for Your Trip

Berlitz Spanish for Your Trip

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Being able to speak a little of the local language enhances any trip abroad, and this beginner-level Spanish audio course contains all the key travel phrases you need to communicate with confidence. The 60-minute audio CD features native Spanish speakers using phrases you're likely to encounter in typical travel situations. In no time, you will be able to meet and greet people, be familiar with numbers, time and days of the week, find your way around transport, shops, and restaurants, and make new friends. The pack includes a sturdy booklet with a phonetic transcription of the phrases on the CD, plus handy tips and key word reminders. The contents of the CD can be easily downloaded to your iPod or MP3 player.
Best and Second Best Car Talk

Best and Second Best Car Talk

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It's a laugh-out-loud collection of wisecracks, automotive first aid, and roadside philosophy. Tom and Ray have gathered the most outrageous and humorous segments from their weekly call-in radio show, including "Eggs Prestone," "Bad Hair Days," "Clinton Sends Vowels to Bosnia," "Gail, the Tollgate Fugitive," and the Tappet Brothers personal favorite, the tale of Max and his little Schnauzer.
Best of Wait Wait Dont Tell Me More Famous People Play Not My Job

Best of Wait Wait Dont Tell Me More Famous People Play Not My Job

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Billy Collins, U.S. poet laureate from 2001 to 2003, plays a game called, "I can feel it coming in the air tonight," in which he responds to questions about musician Phil Collins. Al Gore tries to match his former boss' mastery of the My Little Pony children's show in a game called "Maybe you can beat Bill Clinton at this." Olympian Jackie Joyner-Kersee rhymes with "cursy," so she is invited to play a game called "May Thunder Blast Your Head!" about curses from around the world. Of course. Also featuring Eryka Badu, Tony Danza, Jack Gantos, and Jeff GarlinPanelists Alonzo Bodden, Tom Bodett, Brian Babylon, Luke Burbank, Amy Dickinson, Adam Felber, Peter Grosz, Kyrie O'Connor, P.J. O'Rourke, Paula Poundstone, Roxanne Roberts, Mo Rocca, and Faith Salie offer plenty of comic highlights as host Peter Sagal and "official scorekeeper" Carl Kasell guide their esteemed guests through unpredictable moments under the intense heat of public radio's glorious spotlight.
Best of Wait WaitDont Tell Me

Best of Wait WaitDont Tell Me

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The first Wait Wait . . . Don't Tell Me! collection focused on the best of the "Not My Job" segment of the program. This second collection skims the cream off the entire archive of the show, with selections from "Who's Carl This Time?" "Lightning Fill in the Blank," "The Listener Limerick Challenge," "Not My Job" and more. Panelists include author and humorist Roy Blount Jr., author and radio anomaly Tom Bodett, syndicated advice Amy Dickinson ("Ask Amy"), journalist P.J. O'Rourke, Washington Post columnist Roxanne Roberts, Boston Globe writer Charlie Pierce, comedian Paula Poundstone, and television personality Mo Rocca.
Big Magic

Big Magic

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The perfect gift for Mother's Day!

The instant #1 NEW YORK TIMES Bestseller

"A must read for anyone hoping to live a creative life... I dare you not to be inspired to be brave, to be free, and to be curious." --PopSugar

From the worldwide bestselling author of Eat Pray Love the path to the vibrant, fulfilling life you've dreamed of

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Readers of all ages and walks of life have drawn inspiration and empowerment from Elizabeth Gilbert's books for years. Now this beloved author digs deep into her own generative process to share her wisdom and unique perspective about creativity. With profound empathy and radiant generosity, she offers potent insights into the mysterious nature of inspiration. She asks us to embrace our curiosity and let go of needless suffering. She shows us how to tackle what we most love, and how to face down what we most fear. She discusses the attitudes, approaches, and habits we need in order to live our most creative lives. Balancing between soulful spirituality and cheerful pragmatism, Gilbert encourages us to uncover the "strange jewels" that are hidden within each of us. Whether we are looking to write a book, make art, find new ways to address challenges in our work, embark on a dream long deferred, or simply infuse our everyday lives with more mindfulness and passion, Big Magic cracks open a world of wonder and joy.

Bilingual Preschool Songs That Teach English-French [With Lyrics and Activities Booklet]

Bilingual Preschool Songs That Teach English-French [With Lyrics and Activities Booklet]

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Suitable for pre-schoolers, this book and audio CD lets them sing and participate in bilingual songs and games and a rhyming game that teaches names of animals, counting, directions, polite expressions, places in the community, and counting. Sung by native speakers these songs are a suitable introduction to the new language (English or French).
Bird

Bird

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Entrenched secrets, mysterious spirits, and an astonishing friendship weave together in this extraordinary and haunting debut.

Nothing matters. Only Bird matters. And he flew away.

Jewel never knew her brother Bird, but all her life she has lived in his shadow. Her parents blame Grandpa for the tragedy of their family's past; they say that Grandpa attracted a malevolent spirit--a duppy--into their home. Grandpa hasn't spoken a word since. Now Jewel is twelve, and she lives in a house full of secrets and impenetrable silence.

Jewel is sure that no one will ever love her like they loved Bird, until the night that she meets a mysterious boy in a tree. Grandpa is convinced that the boy is a duppy, but Jewel knows that he is something more. And that maybe--just maybe--the time has come to break through the stagnant silence of the past.

Birdsong Ear Training Guide

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Blood Lance

Blood Lance

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A medieval knight turned private investigator is joined by Geoffrey Chaucer in his latest case featuring "clever twists and convincing period detail" (Publishers Weekly).

Private investigator and former knight Crispin Guest faces his most complicated case yet when he witnesses a body fall from London bridge into the frigid River Thames. Though the man's death is declared a suicide, Guest sees evidence of foul play. His investigation leads him to Sir Thomas Saunfayl, an old acquaintance from his knighthood days. It seems the dead man was bargaining with Sir Thomas for the Spear of Longinus, the weapon used to pierce the side of Christ on the Cross, which grants invincibility to its owner.

After his friend Geoffrey Chaucer arrives in London, all too eager to help find the spear, Guest finds himself trying to solve a conundrum of many parts, all centered around the same dangerous and coveted relic. With evocative period detail and an unforgettable cast of characters, Blood Lance was a Kirkus Reviews "Top 10 Hot Crime Novels" of Fall 2012.

"A lively tale of historical interest smoothly combined with a worthy mystery." --Kirkus Reviews

Bossy Pants

Bossy Pants

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Spirited and whip-smart, these laugh-out-loud autobiographical essays are a masterpiece from the Emmy Award-winning actress and comedy writer known for 30 Rock, Mean Girls, and SNL (Sunday Telegraph).

Before Liz Lemon, before Weekend Update, before Sarah Palin, Tina Fey was just a young girl with a dream: a recurring stress dream that she was being chased through a local airport by her middle-school gym teacher. She also had a dream that one day she would be a comedian on TV.

She has seen both these dreams come true.

At last, Tina Fey's story can be told. From her youthful days as a vicious nerd to her tour of duty on Saturday Night Live; from her passionately halfhearted pursuit of physical beauty to her life as a mother eating things off the floor; from her one-sided college romance to her nearly fatal honeymoon -- from the beginning of this paragraph to this final sentence.

Tina Fey reveals all, and proves what we've always suspected: you're no one until someone calls you bossy.

Includes Special, Never-Before-Solicited Opinions on Breastfeeding, Princesses, Photoshop, the Electoral Process, and Italian Rum Cake!

Brain on Fire

Brain on Fire

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An award-winning memoir and instant New York Times bestseller that goes far beyond its riveting medical mystery, Brain on Fire is the powerful account of one woman's struggle to recapture her identity. When twenty-four-year-old Susannah Cahalan woke up alone in a hospital room, strapped to her bed and unable to move or speak, she had no memory of how she'd gotten there. Days earlier, she had been on the threshold of a new, adult life: at the beginning of her first serious relationship and a promising career at a major New York newspaper. Now she was labeled violent, psychotic, a flight risk. What happened? In a swift and breathtaking narrative, Susannah tells the astonishing true story of her descent into madness, her family's inspiring faith in her, and the lifesaving diagnosis that nearly didn't happen. "A fascinating look at the disease that . . . could have cost this vibrant, vital young woman her life" (People), Brain on Fire is an unforgettable exploration of memory and identity, faith and love, and a profoundly compelling tale of survival and perseverance that is destined to become a classic.
Breathing

Breathing

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This guide presents a complete course of eight breathing exercises that Dr Andrew Weil uses in his own life, and has prescribed to many patients.
Bridget Jones Mad About the Boy

Bridget Jones Mad About the Boy

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A GoodReads Reader's Choice
Bridget Jones one of the most beloved characters in modern literature (v.g.) is back! In Helen Fielding's wildly funny, hotly anticipated new novel, Bridget faces a few rather pressing questions:
What do you do when your girlfriend s sixtieth birthday party is the same day as your boyfriend s thirtieth?
Is it better to die of Botox or die of loneliness because you re so wrinkly?
Is it wrong to lie about your age when online dating?
Is it morally wrong to have a blow-dry when one of your children has head lice?
Is it normal to be too vain to put on your reading glasses when checking your toy boy for head lice?
Does the Dalai Lama actually tweet or is it his assistant?
Is it normal to get fewer followers the more you tweet?
Is technology now the fifth element? Or is that wood?
If you put lip plumper on your hands do you get plump hands?
Is sleeping with someone after two dates and six weeks of texting the same as getting married after two meetings and six months of letter writing in Jane Austen s day?
Pondering these and other modern dilemmas, Bridget Jones stumbles through the challenges of loss, single motherhood, tweeting, texting, technology, and rediscovering her sexuality in Warning! Bad, outdated phrase approaching! middle age.
In a triumphant return after fourteen years of silence, "Bridget Jones: Mad About the Boy" is timely, tender, touching, page-turning, witty, wise, outrageous, and bloody hilarious.

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