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3 a.m. Epiphany

3 a.m. Epiphany

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Discover Just How Good Your Writing Can Be

If you write, you know what it's like. Insight and creativity - the desire to push the boundaries of your writing - strike when you least expect it. And you're often in no position to act: in the shower, driving the kids to school...in the middle of the night.

The 3 A.M. Epiphany offers more than 200 intriguing writing exercises designed to help you think, write, and revise like never before - without having to wait for creative inspiration. Brian Kiteley, noted author and director of the University of Denver's creative writing program, has crafted and refined these exercises through 15 years of teaching experience.

You'll learn how to:

- Transform staid and stale writing patterns into exciting experiments in fiction
- Shed the anxieties that keep you from reaching your full potential as a writer
- Craft unique ideas by combining personal experience with unrestricted imagination
- Examine and overcome all of your fiction writing concerns, from getting started to writer's block

Open the book, select an exercise, and give it a try. It's just what you need to craft refreshing new fiction, discover bold new insights, and explore what it means to be a writer.

It's never too early to start--not even 3 A.M.

30 Days to a More Powerful Vocabulary (Revised)

30 Days to a More Powerful Vocabulary (Revised)

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Elevate your vocabulary in just thirty days with this informative, fun, and accessible guide to utilizing powerful language.

Do you occasionally misuse or misunderstand certain words? Do you sometimes find yourself at a loss to express exactly what you mean? Are you tired of having people seemingly talk "above" you? If you answered "yes" to any of these questions, then 30 Days To A More Powerful Vocabulary is the perfect solution. Millions of people have improved their academic performance, job skills, and self-esteem, just by spending fifteen minutes a day completing the simple exercises and self-tests within this bestselling guide. You will learn, step-by-step, how to increase your language power with word roots, find persuasive words to sell your ideas, and learn new words daily with a full pronunciation key. Whether you're a student or simply wanting to expand your vocabulary, you can enjoy a more intimate comprehension of the English language in just one month!

360 Degree Leader

360 Degree Leader

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Learn how to lead with maximum impact, regardless of your position, through this masterclass distillation of John C. Maxwell's thirty years of experience teaching people how to make a significant difference in their organizations.

Don't wait for that promotion!

Start leading NOW... right where you are!

What's the number one question leadership expert John C. Maxwell is asked while conducting his leadership conferences? How can I implement what you teach when I'm not the top leader?

Is it possible to lead well when you're not the top dog? How about if the person you work for is a bad leader? The answer is a resounding yes!

Welcome to The 360° Leader. People who desire to lead from the middle of organizations face unique challenges. And they are often held back by myths that prevent them from developing their influence. Dr. Maxwell, one of the globe's most trusted leadership mentors, debunks the myths, shows you how to overcome the challenges, and teaches you the skills you need to become a 360° leader.

If you have found yourself trying to lead from the middle of the organization, as the vast majority of professionals do, then you need Maxwell's insights. You have a unique opportunity to exercise influence in all directions-up (to the boss), across (among your peers), and down (to those you lead).

The good news is that your influence is greater than you know. Practice the disciplines of 360° leadership and the opportunities will be endless... for your organization, for your career, and for your life.

365 New Words-A-Year Calendar

365 New Words-A-Year Calendar

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The bestselling word calendar celebrates the love of language every day, perfect for word lovers, readers, writers, crossword buffs, and students. Here are hundreds of smart, unexpected, and useful words compiled by the editors at Merriam-Webster, America's most-respected dictionary. The spiritual ("ahimsa"), the political ("roorback"), the 21st century ("vaporware"), the comical ("higgledy-piggledy"), the million-dollar ("pachydermatous"), and more. Entries include definition, pronunciation, sample sentences, word history, and miscellany: Did you know "facetious" is one of the few English words that uses the vowels "a, e, i, o, u" in order?
400 Must Have Words for the TOEFL

400 Must Have Words for the TOEFL

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This study guide and textbook to help you master the core vocabulary and basic written and spoken language skills of the TOEFL.
5 lb. Book of GRE Practice Problems

5 lb. Book of GRE Practice Problems

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Developed for students taking the Revised GRE General Test, the 5 lb. Book of GRE Practice Problems provides over 1,800 practice questions (more than any other book!) that include everything from beginner-level problems to over 200 of the toughest problems available anywhere.

Manhattan Prep's 5 lb. Book of GRE Practice Problems is an essential resource for students of any level who are preparing for the Revised GRE General Exam. With 33 chapters and over 1,800 practice problems, students can build fundamental skills in math and verbal through targeted practice. Plus, with easy-to-follow explanations and step-by-step applications, each question will help students cement their understanding of those concepts tested on the GRE.

Purchase of this book includes access to an online video introduction and to the Manhattan Prep Challenge Problem Archive.

5 lb. Book of GRE Practice Problems: 1,800+ Practice Problems in Book and Online

5 lb. Book of GRE Practice Problems: 1,800+ Practice Problems in Book and Online

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Manhattan Prep's best-selling 5 lb. Book of GRE Practice Problems has been updated to include an online companion of lessons from Interact(R) for GRE, our revolutionary interactive, on-demand learning platform. In addition, the book now includes new mixed timed sets, a cheat sheet of key math rules, and micro drills to test individual skills. The heart of the book is over 1,800 practice problems covering every topic tested on the GRE, making it an essential resource for students at any level.

Developed by our expert instructors, the problems in this book are sensibly grouped into practice sets and mirror those found on the GRE in content, form, and style. Students can build fundamental skills in math and verbal through targeted practice while easy-to-follow explanations and step-by-step applications help cement their understanding of the concepts tested on the GRE. In addition, students can take their practice to the next level with learning modules from Interact(R) for GRE, our revolutionary interactive, on-demand learning platform.

5 People Who Died During Sex: 100 Other Terribly Tasteless Lists

5 People Who Died During Sex: 100 Other Terribly Tasteless Lists

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All in perfectly bad taste

Prepare to be amazed, appalled, disgusted, and hugely entertained by this compendium of indelicate oddities. Nothing is too inane, too insane, too bizarre, or too distasteful for this incredible, seemingly impossible, but absolutely true collection of facts from across the ages and around the world.

Did you know...

...that Pope Benedict XII was such a hardened boozer that he inspired the expression "drunk as a pope"? (From "10 Historic Drunks")

...that as a special honeymoon treat, Prince Charles read Princess Diana passages from the works of Carl Jung and Laurens van der Post? (From "History's 10 Least Romantic Honeymoons")

...that the best-dressed gentlemen in medieval England exposed their genitals below a short-fitting tunic? (From "History's 10 Greatest Fashion Mistakes")

...that Alfred Hitchcock suffered from ovophobia--fear of eggs? (From "10 Phobias of the Famous")

...that King Louis XIV only took three baths in his lifetime, each of them under protest?
(From "10 Great Unwashed")

...that in 1930, Sears customers became enraged when the catalog was first printed on glossy, non-absorbent paper?
(From "12 Magical Moments in Toilet Paper History")

50 Essays: A Portable Anthology

50 Essays: A Portable Anthology

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'50 Essays' is a compact collection of classic and contemporary essays. Learning how to read good writing effectively is crucial to learning how to write and think critically - and '50 Essays' is full of exceptional prose and many opportunities to practice reading, thinking, and writing about it.
500 Advanced Words: GRE Vocabulary Flash Cards

500 Advanced Words: GRE Vocabulary Flash Cards

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Manhattan Prep and its top-notch GRE instructors release the most comprehensive set of GRE flash cards on the market. "500 Advanced Words" is the second in a 2-volume set of flash cards.

Always study with the most up-to-date prep! Look for GRE Vocabulary Flashcards: 500 Advanced Words, ISBN 978-1-5062-4973-5, on sale July 2, 2019.

Publisher's Note: Products purchased from third-party sellers are not guaranteed by the publisher for quality, authenticity, or access to any online entitles included with the product.

500 Letters for Difficult Situations: Easy-to-Use Templates for Challenging Communications

500 Letters for Difficult Situations: Easy-to-Use Templates for Challenging Communications

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Giving difficult news clearly and sensitively is no easy task. However, there are ways to say the right thing at the right time. 500 Letters for Difficult Situations offers helpful templates for when you need to say something tactfully and gracefully. Inside, you'll find letters to guide you through the most challenging communications, including how to:
  • Express sympathy for the bereaved
  • Explain why a relationship isn't working
  • Offer condolences for those who are going through a divorce
  • Give a notice of termination from employment
  • Reprimand an employee for poor performance
  • 500 Letters for Difficult Situations ensures that you know what to say and how to say it.
    500 Writing Prompts

    500 Writing Prompts

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    Writer's block: every author knows the feeling. When inspiration dries up, even the simplest of ideas feels distant, and coming up with anything new seems downright impossible, sometimes your brain just needs a little kick to get going again. That's where 500 Writing Prompts comes in.

    This expansive list of topics will get your writing juices flowing in a thought-provoking, entertaining, and fun way. When your brain is caught in a jam, these prompts will allow you to finally pick up that pen and write-the first step to overcoming writer's block and finding success!

    Some prompts included:

    - Write a story from the perspective of a hamster trying to figure out the world beyond his cage.
    - Modernize a popular fairy tale.
    - Which animal would you say is your "spirit animal"? Why?
    - Write a short story about a time-traveling person who makes a tiny change in their childhood that completely changed their present.
    - What book best defines your personal struggles? Explain the parallels.
    - What major childhood event do you think strengthened your character most? Why?
    - After you meet a goal you have set for yourself, what do you do next?
    - If you hear your smoke alarm going off and you see smoke and you only have time to grab one thing, what do you grab? Why?
    - Do you think learning can be a hobby? Why or why not?
    - Tutorials are popular on YouTube. What is something you could do a tutorial video for? What would you call the video and what makes you an expert?
    - How might you consider people watching a hobby? How do you think people watching can benefit you?
    - Write a script for a commercial selling shampoo that erases the last 12 hours of your memory.
    - Describe what it was like learning how to ride a bike.
    - Write a story about a comedic magician who discovers real magic.
    - What would you do with a drone?

    *Book includes one to two prompts per page.

    501 English Verbs

    501 English Verbs

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    501 English Verbs gives the conjugations or conjugated forms of the irregular and regular verbs most frequently used in speech and writing. Each verb is presented alphabetically, one verb per page, with the page head showing the verb in its infinitive form. The verb's principal parts are then given in active and passive voices above a table format in which the verb is listed in its first-, second-, and third-person singular and plural forms in all tenses.
    501 English Verbs [With CDROM]

    501 English Verbs [With CDROM]

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    ESL students quickly discover that knowing the meanings of commonly used verbs--then learning how to use them in all their many tenses and forms--is a vital part of becoming fluent in the new language. This brand-new edition of Barron's 501 English Verbs now comes with a bonus CD-ROM that offers helpful practice exercises in verb conjugation and a concise grammar review. The book presents the most common regular and irregular English verbs alphabetically arranged in table form, one verb per page, and completely conjugated in all tenses. The book also reviews rules of grammar applicable to verb usage, provides a bilingual list of hundreds more regular verbs, and offers tips on idiomatic verb usage. Tinted page-edge tabs offer language students quick alphabetical reference.
    501 Essential French Verbs

    501 Essential French Verbs

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    Learning another language can be a rewarding but daunting task, especially in terms of verbs and their many tenses, irregularities, and exceptions. This handy compilation of more than 500 common French verbs will benefit beginners, advanced students, and everyone in between. Each page focuses on an individual verb, presenting full conjugations of multiple tenses, plus several sentences that illustrate the verb's usage. This book is equally suitable as a classroom text or as a guide to independent study."
    501 Essential Spanish Verbs

    501 Essential Spanish Verbs

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    Verbs are the backbone of any language, and if you can't conjugate them, you can't communicate. This compilation of more than 500 common verbs helps beginners as well as the most advanced Spanish students. Each page focuses on an individual verb, presenting full conjugations of multiple tenses, plus several sentences that illustrate common usage. This book is equally suitable as a classroom text or as a guide to independent study."
    501 French Verbs

    501 French Verbs

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    The new, updated edition of this popular book of French verbs and general language guide is now printed in two colors for increased ease of reference. The most important and most commonly used French verbs are presented alphabetically in chart form, one verb per page, and conjugated in all persons and tenses, both active and passive. This thorough guide to the use of verbs features many additional references and tips, including a bilingual list of more than 1,250 additional French verbs, helpful expressions and idioms for travelers, and verb drills and tests with questions answered and explained. French language students will also find an index of English-French verbs, a section on verbs used in French idiomatic expressions, and more than 1,000 additional French regular verbs conjugated like the book's model verbs.
    501 French Verbs: With CD-ROM

    501 French Verbs: With CD-ROM

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    Barron's is today and always has been the Number-One reference source for verb usage in virtually every major language. Leading all competition, the best selling 501 French Verbs beats all less well-established rivals with its brand-new 6th edition. It's printed in two colors, it features tinted page edges for ease of reference, and it comes with extra help for French language students in the form of a CD-ROM. The book presents the most important and most commonly used French verbs arranged alphabetically with English translations in chart form, one verb per page, and conjugated in all persons and tenses, both active and passive. The accompanying CD-ROM gives students practice exercises in verb conjugation plus a concise grammar review. This combined book and software package is a comprehensive guide to French verb usage with a wealth of reference material and language tips, including a bilingual list of more than 1,250 additional French verbs, helpful expressions and idioms for travelers, and verb drills and short tests with all questions answered and explained.