Tag Archives: Arts & Literature

Zombie Spaceship Wasteland

Author: Patton Oswalt Publisher: Scribner Product Description Prepare yourself for a journey through the world of Patton Oswalt, one of the most creative, insightful, and hysterical voices on the entertain­ment scene today. Widely known for his roles in the films Big Fan and Ratatouille, as well as the television hit The King of Queens, Patton […]

The Man Who Invented Christmas: How Charles Dickens’s A Christmas Carol Rescued His Career and Revived Our Holiday Spirits

Rating: (18 reviews) Author: Les Standiford Publisher: Crown Product Description As uplifting as the tale of Scrooge itself, this is the story of how one writer and one book revived the signal holiday of the Western world. Just before Christmas in 1843, a debt-ridden and dispirited Charles Dickens wrote a small book he hoped would […]

If You’re Happy and You Know It

Rating: (13 reviews) Author: Annie Kubler Publisher: Child’s Play International Product Description The words to a familiar nursery song encourage babies and their parents to have fun together.

A Child’s Christmas in Wales (Godine Storyteller)

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: Dylan Thomas Publisher: David R Godine Product Description This is one of Ardizzone’s last books, and in our mind one of his best; a gentle and beguiling memoir of a Christmas spent in Cardiff when Thomas was a child. Ardizzone’s quick, sure brushwork is not only the perfect complement to a […]

Singin’ and Swingin’ and Gettin’ Merry Like Christmas

Rating: (12 reviews) Author: Maya Angelou Publisher: Random House Trade Paperbacks Product Description In this third self-contained volume of her autobiography, which began with I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, Maya Angelou moves into the adult world. Maya struggles to support herself and her son through a series of odd jobs and weathers a […]

The Man Who Invented Christmas: How Charles Dickens’s A Christmas Carol Rescued His Career and Revived Our Holiday Spirits

Rating: (14 reviews) Author: Les Standiford Publisher: Crown Product Description As uplifting as the tale of Scrooge itself, this is the story of how one writer and one book revived the signal holiday of the Western world. Just before Christmas in 1843, a debt-ridden and dispirited Charles Dickens wrote a small book he hoped would […]

21: Bringing Down the House – Movie Tie-In: The Inside Story of Six M.I.T. Students Who Took Vegas for Millions

Rating: (401 reviews) Author: Ben Mezrich Publisher: Pocket Star Product Description The long-running New York Times bestseller that has become a cultural phenomenon, Bringing Down the House is an action-filled caper carried out by the unlikeliest of cons — supersmart geeks. Gambling pervaded the M.I.T. campus, and genius kids with money and glittering futures were […]

If You’re Happy and You Know It (Baby Board Books)

Rating: (5 reviews) Author: Annie Kubler Publisher: Child’s Play International Product Description This award winning series has been specifically designed for babies. A great introduction to books through well-known nursery songs and interactive text. Ages: birth – 2 years Manufacturer: Marlon Creations

Animal, Vegetable, Miracle: A Year of Food Life

Rating: (5 reviews) Author: Barbara Kingsolver, Camille Kingsolver, Steven L. Hopp Publisher: HarperCollins Book Description Bestselling author Barbara Kingsolver returns with her first nonfiction narrative that will open your eyes in a hundred new ways to an old truth: You are what you eat. “As the U.S. population made an unprecedented mad dash for the […]

Mad for Miley: An Unauthorized Biography: An Unauthorized Biography

Rating: (3 reviews) Author: Lauren Alexander Publisher: Price Stern Sloan Book Description Miley Cyrus is taking the world by storm as Disney Channel’s Hannah Montana— her soundtrack album debuted at number one on the Billboard charts, she’s signed a four-album deal with Hollywood Records, she has a hit show on Disney Channel, and she went […]