The daughters of a ruthlessly ambitious family, Mary and Anne Boleyn are sent to the court of Henry VIII to attract the attention of the king, who first takes Mary as his mistress and then Anne as his wife.
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.
A portrait of the late lead singer of the iconic rock band Queen draws on insider access to trace his rise to fame, struggles with risky behavior, relationships with loved ones, and death from AIDS complications.
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.
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.
With more than 425,000 copies in print, THE BEST AMERICAN EROTICA series introduces its 2006 edition with dazzling stories from John Updike, David Sedaris and Tom Perrotta.
Explores the mysterious Priory of Sion organization, investigating key questions about the alleged descendants of Jesus and Mary Magdalene, Leonardo da Vinci's possible membership, and the identity of Grand Master Pierre Plantard.
Told from the perspective of Darcy, the first installment of a trilogy based on Jane Austen's "Pride and Prejudice" begins with his observations of the Bennet family during a disastrous Netherfield Park ball, and offers insight into his complicated past.
An expert on shopping behavior and motivation offers an analysis of consumers' tastes and habits, discussing why point-of-sale purchases are still the most significant, and why Internet shopping will not replace the mall.
Uses an A to Z format to answer questions about the history, people, societies and organizations, symbols, and locations presented in the novel "The Lost Symbol."
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To celebrate its fifteenth anniversary, the top-selling erotica franchise achieves a scorching new climax with a special edition showcasing the standout stories from the entire series.
Provides an in-depth study of fifty English words that are now part of the worldwide lexicon, examining the phenomenon of global English.
A thorough guide to the classic treat offers both casual and elegant fare--from Classic Swiss Fondue to Marinated Ahi with Wasabi Dipping Sauce to Mascarpone and Vanilla Bean Fondue, as well as broth-based fondues and hot pots--in a guide with over forty color photos.
Betrayal, vengeance, redemption, greed and love, are tied together by 20 contemporary masters of the genre, including David Baldacci, Sandra Brown, Lisa Scottoline, Jeffrey Deaver and more.