Determined to see her son Henry on the throne of England, Margaret Beaufort arranges politically advantageous marriages, sends her son out of the country, and lays secret plans for a battle between the houses of York and Lancaster.
Shares "bro-style" advice for prospective parents that declares that the cool time of life is over once children arrive and explains how to render a child's life awesome in spite of parental lameness.
The only American to have climbed all 14 of the world's 8.000-meter peaks sets his sights on Mount Everest, the highest peak on earth, in this thrilling book that combines his own climbs as well as narratives of some of the more famous and infamous climbs throughout the last century.
A loving and candid profile of the late performing artist by his brother traces their shared childhoods, Michael's meteoric rise to fame, the scandals that overshadowed his career and the private dynamics behind his public persona and tragic early death. 200,000 first printing.
Collects autobiographical, illustrated essays and cartoons from the author's popular blog and related new material that humorously and candidly deals with her own idiosyncrasies and battles with depression.
Based on the authors discoveries about her great-grandfather, this stunning debut novel takes place over three days when World War II comes to the doorstep of an ordinary German family living in an idyllic, rural village near the Swiss border. Faced with the terrible new reality, the ties that bind are put to the test...