Hard Luck (Diary of a Wimpy Kid, Book 8)

By Jeff Kinney

Greg Heffley's on a wasting streak. His ally, Rowley Jefferson, has ditched him, and discovering new buddies in center institution is proving to be a tricky job. to alter his fortunes, Greg makes a decision to take a bounce of religion and switch his judgements over to probability. Will a roll of the cube flip issues round, or is Greg's existence destined to be simply one other hard-luck tale?  

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By Caroline Blackwood

Corrigan is right now a mordant comedy of manners and a really glossy morality play. in view that her husband’s demise, the more and more frail Mrs. Blunt has had simply her journeys to his grave to appear ahead to. Her raucous housekeeper’s dialog, and cooking, are top forgotten. Nadine, her daughter, is an rare, uneasy customer. Then at some point a captivating, wheelchair-bound Irishman indicates up at Mrs. Blunt’s door in seek of charitable contributions. Corrigan is an arch manipulator, Mrs. Blunt is his mark, and prior to lengthy we observe that they're made for every different. because the develop ever extra entrenched, Nadine fears for her mother’s security (or is it for her personal inheritance?).

With Corrigan Caroline Blackwood takes an extended, not easy examine our dearly loved notions of saints and sinners, sufferers and villains, patrimony and current excitement, and winks.

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The Light Fantastic (Discworld)

By Terry Pratchett

The side-splitting sequel to The colour of Magic, The gentle wonderful by New York Times bestselling writer Sir Terry Pratchett takes readers on one other offbeat trip with bumbling wizard Rincewind and hapless vacationer Twoflower—both final noticeable falling off the sting of Discworld.

The destiny of Pratchett’s replacement myth macrocosm are within the bumbling duo’s palms because it hurtles its method towards a foreboding purple celebrity, threatening the destiny of the whole universe. 

Sharp, sardonic, and brilliantly humorous, during this 3rd installment within the bestselling Discworld sequence, Pratchett once more earns his grasp satirist recognition, with witty wordplay and irreverent storytelling that enthusiasts are absolute to love.

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Spell or High Water (Magic 2.0)

By Scott Meyer

The adventures of an American hacker in Medieval England proceed as Martin Banks takes his subsequent step at the trip towards learning his reality-altering powers and enjoyable his future.

A month has handed considering the fact that Martin helped to defeat the evil programmer Jimmy, and issues couldn’t be going greater. with the exception of his love existence, that's. Feeling far-off and misplaced, Gwen has journeyed to Atlantis, a tolerant and benevolent nation ruled by means of the Sorceresses, and a spot identified to be a secure haven to all lady time-travelers.

Thankfully, Martin and Philip are invited to a summit in Atlantis for the entire leaders of the time-traveler colonies, and now Martin thinks this can be an opportunity to aim back with Gwen. in fact, this can be Martin Banks we’re conversing approximately, so homicide, secret, and excessive intrigue all get within the method of a man who simply wishes another shot to get the woman.

The follow-up to the hilarious Off to Be the Wizard, Scott Meyer’s Spell or excessive Water proves that it doesn't matter what powers you could have over the years and house, you can’t regulate rotten success.

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Confessions of a Male Nurse (The Confessions Series)

From the folks who introduced you the bestselling Confessions of a GP. From stampeding nudes to under the influence of alcohol youngsters, younger nurse Michael Alexander by no means quite knew what he was once getting himself into. yet now, 16 years on the grounds that he used to be first embarked on his nursing profession - because the simply guy in a gynaecology ward - he is pretty well handled every little thing: physique elements that come off in his arms; youngsters with phantom pregnancies; medical professionals not able to inform the adaptation among their left and correct; violent drunks; making a song relations; sexism...and loads of nudity. Confessions of a Male Nurse is a touching, surprising and often hilarious account of 1 man's lifestyles in nursing.

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The Mexican Pet: More "New" Urban Legends and Some Old Favorites

By Jan Harold Brunvand

"A uniquely enjoyable booklet: edifying scholarship, diverting social history."—Elaine Kendall, Los Angeles Times

"[The e-book] captures the spirit of convivial storytelling or even encourages the job. . . . Many readers . . . could be gratified to understand that Brunvand intends to proceed this sequence of comfortable, unofficial tours into well known legends. Admirers of curiosa and the psychology of crowds can't find the money for to overlook them." —Kirkus studies

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How to Archer: The Ultimate Guide to Espionage and Style and Women and Also Cocktails Ever Written

By Sterling Archer

Lying is like ninety five% of what I do. yet believe me: during this ebook, I’ll inform you precisely the right way to develop into a grasp undercover agent similar to me. evidently, you won’t be nearly as good at it as i'm, yet that’s simply because you’re you, and I’m Sterling Archer.

I be aware of, i do know, it sucks no longer being me.

But don’t beat your self up approximately it, simply because I’m going to teach you the entire strong stuff—what to put on; what to drink; the right way to seduce girls (and, whilst helpful, men); easy methods to beat up males (and, while useful, women); find out how to inform the adaptation among name women and hookers (hint: while they’re useless, they’re simply hookers) and every thing approximately guns, mystery units, mendacity ex-girlfriends, and turtlenecks. In a note? How to Archer.

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The Bible of Unspeakable Truths

By Greg Gutfeld

From Greg Gutfeld --New York instances bestselling writer of The pleasure of Hate and host of Fox News's The 5 and Red Eye -- comes a considerably much less hardcover-y, extra paperback-y model of his vintage Bible of Unspeakable Truths.

Greg Gutfeld, the acclaimed host of the preferred, nightly Fox information express Red Eye, has packed this publication packed with his so much competitive (and humorous) diatribes -- every one bankruptcy exploring Unspeakable Truths that reduce correct to the middle and cross way past simply politics. Greg deconstructs popular culture, media, youngsters, sickness, race, nutrition, intercourse, famous person, present occasions, and approximately any other element of existence, with Truths together with yet no longer restricted to: "if you are over 25 and nonetheless use party as a verb, then you are past redemption," "the media sought after poultry flu to kill thousands," "attractive humans do not write for a living," "death row inmates make the easiest husbands," and "the urge to punch Zach Braff within the face is totally natural."

With an irreverent voice, superb wit, and a company tackle near to every little thing, this can be a handbook for the way to contemplate stuff, by means of a man who has considered accurately that very same stuff. And, whether you disagree with Greg, this ebook will make you laugh--guaranteed.*

*Not assured

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Telling Tales: A History of Literary Hoaxes

By Melissa Katsoulis

Whilst Dionysus the Renegade faked a Sophocles textual content in 400BC (cunningly putting the acrostic 'Heraclides is unaware of letters') to humiliate an educational rival, he cleared the path for 2 millennia of more and more outlandish literary hoaxers. the trail from his mischievous stunt to extra severe tricksters just like the arguable memoirist and Oprah-duper James Frey, takes in each type of author: from the spiritual zealot to the bored scholar, through the vengeful educational and the out-and-out joker. yet even if hoaxing for popularity, funds, politics or uncomplicated leisure, each one wrongdoer represents whatever targeted approximately why we write. Their tales communicate volumes approximately how interpreting, writing and publishing have grown out of the wonderful and personal locations of the prior into big-business, TV-book-club-led mass-marketplaces which, a few may say, are ripe for the ripping. For the 1st time, the full historical past of this interesting sub-genre of worldwide literature is published. appropriate for bookworms of every age and persuasions, this is often actual crime for those who do not like actual crime, and literary heritage for the traditionally illiterate. A deal with to learn all the way through or to dip into, it'll make you're thinking that two times subsequent time you slip among the covers of an writer you do not know...

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Quarter Life Poetry: Poems for the Young, Broke and Hangry

The writer of the preferred Quarter existence Poetry Tumblr and Instagram tackles real-life truths of labor, funds, intercourse, and plenty of different 20-something demanding situations during this laugh-out-loud choice of poetry.

Samantha Jayne is familiar with that lifestyles post-college is not as glamorous as all undergrads imagine it will be... simply because she's presently residing it. At 25, Samantha started growing doodles and humorous poems approximately her #struggle to percentage with buddies on Instagram. To her shock, those poems have been picked up through 20-somethings all over the global who agreed, "This is actually us."

At a time whilst it sort of feels like each person else is getting married, snagging a dream activity, and paying off their scholar loans, Samantha's poetry captures the voice of youngsters in all places who recognize that your 20s can occasionally be the complete opposite of "the most sensible years of your life."

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