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The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild-Creating a Champion
by Dark Horse Books

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English

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Publication Date

November 20, 2018

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<b>This oversized hardcover is the ultimate companion to the award-winning video game<i> The Legend of Zelda(TM): Breath of the Wild</i> and includes material from both of its DLC packs</b><br /><br />This book features nearly fifty pages of sketches and official illustrations from Takumi Wada, two-hundred and ninety-six pages of design artwork and commentary about the making of the game from the creators, a fifty-five-page historical section that divulges the history of Hyrule as it is known in-game, and interviews with key members of the development team--Hidemaro Fujibayashi, Satoru Takizawa, Takumi Wada, and Eiji Aonuma. Witness the making of a champion!<br /><br /><b>**Cover Subject To Change**</b>
The Forbidden Groom: Texas Titan Romances
by Sarah Gay

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English

Pages

116

Publication Date

April 29, 2018

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A tale of Forbidden Love and Forgiveness...<br /><br />Cole isn't looking for love. In fact, it's forbidden by his agent until a new contract can be negotiated with the Texas Titans. His resolve is tested when Maggie, the spunky caterer, catches him when he falls. What he doesn’t plan on is falling for her.<br /><br />Maggie, a Park City firefighter, needs a change of scenery. The cold winters and traumatic rescues have stolen her optimism. When she is offered a position in sunny Dallas, Texas, she jumps at it. But after a group of NFL players crash her first event, Maggie's amazing opportunity fizzles. Cole, the handsome football player, has not only ruined her prospects and wounded her pride, he has bewitched her with his good looks and warm demeanor. She may find the true love she has always dreamed of if she can forgive him. Will her pride or his determination win?<br /><br />Additional books in the Texas Titan Series:<br />The Ghost Groom by Jennifer Youngblood<br />The Fearless Groom by Cami Checketts<br />The Tough Groom by Taylor Hart<br />The Dream Groom by Taylor Hart<br />The Persistent Groom by Jennifer Youngblood<br />The Trustworthy Groom by Cami Checketts<br />The Second Chance Groom by Taylor Hart<br />The Miracle Groom by Lucy McConnell
Am I There Yet?: The Loop-de-loop, Zigzagging Journey to Adulthoo...
by Mari Andrew

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English

Pages

192

Publication Date

March 27, 2018

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<b><i>New York Times </i>bestseller</b><br /><br />This on-point guide to growing up by Instagram sensation Mari Andrew captures the feelings and comical complexities of millennials and adulthood with essays and illustrations. In the journey toward adulthood, it is easy to find yourself treading the path of those who came before you; the path often appears straight and narrow, with a few bumps in the road and a little scenery to keep you inspired. But what if you don’t want to walk a worn path? What if you want to wander? What if there is no map to guide you through the detours life throws your way? From creating a home in a new city to understanding the link between a good hair dryer and good self-esteem to dealing with the depths of heartache and loss, these tales of the twentysomething document a road less traveled—a road that sometimes is just the way you’re meant to go.
The Redeemed Groom: Bachelor Billionaire Romances: The Legendary ...
by Taylor Hart

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English

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Publication Date

April 22, 2018

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Sloane Kent, famous Country music star, is only in Jackson, Wyoming, for one reason: lay down the music for his next album. Since his mother passed away and his girlfriend left him, his inspiration is shot. While on a run, he witnesses what appears to be a young woman who needs help and he finds himself hopping on a Greyhound Bus headed for Las Vegas.<br />Hope Jones is in danger, but she does not need a celebrity super star around. When Sloane tells her a completely untrue story about running from a stalker, her nurturing side nags at her to help. Too bad he made the whole thing up! Offended, she tells him to take a long walk in the desert and leave her alone.<br />After, reluctantly, sharing dinner with him at a bus stop, breaking down in Rawlin’s, Wyoming, and hypothesizing about having thirteen children and living in a broken down fire station together, she finds herself more intrigued with the famous Country Music Star.<br />When her ex-fiance tracks her down and puts both of their lives in jeopardy, Hope has to make a choice—trust in Sloane or lose everything.<br /><br />
Bad Girls Throughout History: 100 Remarkable Women Who Changed th...
by Ann Shen

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English

Pages

216

Publication Date

September 06, 2016

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Aphra Behn, first female professional writer. Sojourner Truth, activist and abolitionist. Ada Lovelace, first computer programmer. Marie Curie, first woman to win the Nobel Prize. Joan Jett, godmother of punk. The 100 revolutionary women highlighted in this gorgeously illustrated book were bad in the best sense of the word: they challenged the status quo and changed the rules for all who followed. From pirates to artists, warriors, daredevils, scientists, activists, and spies, the accomplishments of these incredible women vary as much as the eras and places in which they effected change. Featuring bold watercolor portraits and illuminating essays by Ann Shen, <em>Bad Girls Throughout History</em> is a distinctive, worthy tribute.
Double Vision: The Unerring Eye of Art World Avatars Dominique an...
by William Middleton

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English

Pages

784

Publication Date

March 27, 2018

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<b>The first and definitive biography of the celebrated collectors Dominique and John de Menil, who became one of the greatest cultural forces of the twentieth century through groundbreaking exhibits of art, artistic scholarship, the creation of innovative galleries and museums, and work with civil rights.</b><br /><br />Dominique and John de Menil created an oasis of culture in their Philip Johnson-designed house with everyone from Marlene Dietrich and René Magritte to Andy Warhol and Jasper Johns. In Houston, they built the Menil Collection, the Rothko Chapel, the Byzantine Fresco Chapel, the Cy Twombly Gallery, and underwrote the Contemporary Arts Museum. <br />     Now, with unprecedented access to family archives, William Middleton has written a sweeping biography of this unique couple. From their ancestors in Normandy and Alsace, to their own early years in France, and their travels in South America before settling in Houston. We see them introduced to the artists in Europe and America whose works they would collect, and we see how, by the 1960s, their collection had grown to include 17,000 paintings, sculptures, drawings, photographs, rare books, and decorative objects. <br />     And here is, as well, a vivid behind-the-scenes look at the art world of the twentieth century and the enormous influence the de Menils wielded through what they collected and built and through the causes they believed in.
Hart to Heart (MyHeartChannel Romances)
by Chelsea Hale

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English

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Publication Date

April 22, 2018

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<b>Love is her profession—but the one who blames her for his broken engagement just might change her view on love.</b><br /><br />Sydney Hart is good at love. That’s what her popular MyHeartChannel says anyway. She’s always trending as she gives out relationship advice and date ideas each week as she focuses on helping others find love and romance. She has little time to help in her parents’ restaurant—the best BBQ place in South Carolina, that with a little help could be a successful franchise.<br /> <br />Mark Atwater is the best business consultant in all of South Carolina, or at least he was until his breakup knocks the wind out of his sails. He blames the MyHeartChannel star, Sydney, for giving his now ex-fiancée bad advice.<br /> <br />When he relocates to Charleston to help a new client, sparks fly when he runs into Sydney. He can’t back out of the job—this is his chance to prove to his business partner that he’s serious—and seriously over his ex-fiancée interfering with his job.<br /> <br />Sydney has dreamed of franchising, but she won’t be able to convince them without outside help, and Mark is the best. Both of them will have to figure out a way to work together if they want to achieve their dreams.<br /> <br />Too bad working together means sharing an office. When Mark decides to help Sydney with her MyHeartChannel he gets more than he bargained for, and Sydney is in over her head, wishing she could give herself objective love advice when her heart is on the line.
The Despair of Monkeys and Other Trifles: A Memoir by Françoise ...
by Françoise Hardy

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English

Pages

336

Publication Date

May 15, 2018

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<p>“I was for a very long time passionately in love with her, as I’m sure she’s guessed. Every male in the world, and a number of females also were, and we all still are.” —David Bowie</p><p>“Françoise was the ultimate pin-up of most hip bedroom walls, and I know for a fact that Brian Jones and Mick Jagger, John Lennon, Paul McCartney, and many other pop stars were desperately interested in having Françoise Hardy become their girlfriend in some way.” —Malcolm McLaren</p><p>Françoise Hardy is best known in Europe for originating the famed “Yé-Yé” sound in pop music which began a cultural scene in the early 1960s. Her teenage success grew as she became a much-photographed fashion model and actress. Adored for her shy beauty and emotional songwriting, she sang hit songs in French, Italian, and German. In <em>The Despair of Monkeys and Other Trifles</em>, she bares her soul and tells the truth of her relationships, fears, and triumphs as well as the hard-won wisdom carved from a life well-lived.</p><p>This unusually-titled memoir has sold millions of copies in its French, German, Italian, and Spanish editions in recent years. This first English-language release is expertly translated by Jon E. Graham. The book contains dozens of images in addition to Hardy’s intimate recollections of her upbringing and career.</p><p><strong>Françoise Hardy</strong>, an accomplished songwriter and lyricist also collaborated with accomplished songwriters such as Leonard Cohen, Serge Gainsbourg, and Patrick Modiano. Both her early pop work and later material in a complex and mature style helped generate a dedicated cult following. Both her husband, Jacques Dutronc, and son, Thomas Dutronc, are respected musicians in France.</p>
Walt Disney: An American Original (Disney Editions Deluxe)
by Bob Thomas

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English

Pages

379

Publication Date

December 05, 2017

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Walt Disney is an American hero--the creator of Mickey Mouse, and a man who changed the face of American culture. After years of research, with the full cooperation of the Disney family and access to private papers and letters, Bob Thomas produced the definitive biography of the man behind the legend--the unschooled cartoonist from Kansas City who went bankrupt on his first movie venture but became the genius who produced unmatched works of animation. Complete with a rare collection of photographs, Bob Thomas' biography is a fascinating and inspirational work that captures the spirit of Walt Disney.
Gong and Chalice: Epic LitRPG Adventure (Fayroll - Book 4)
by Andrey Vasilyev

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English

Pages

433

Publication Date

August 27, 2017

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I believe Vasilyev to be the only author who's achieved such a credible mix of real life and virtual reality. This alone is enough to put Fayroll in Top-5 of Russian LitRPG titles.<br />G. Akella, the author of "Realm of Arkon."<br />Coups, brides, and quests. A recruitment office and a Recruitment Sergeant, it’s a new thing for Hagen the Warrior but nostalgia for Kif as he ponders joining a ‘Free Company’ heading South. But is he ready for what awaits him? And is the final Dryad worth it as the quest comes to its epic conclusion.<br />As the Dryad Quest finally comes to an end, Kif must first start a revolution in Fayroll. Only a Palace Coup can complete the quest and change the rulers of the West. Finally, he gets to meet an old God of Fayroll, but it isn’t as he expected; Kif gets drawn into an even bigger and more important quest than anyone could have imagined. Are his manners good enough to please the god so that he can do it? Probably not; but only he can decide if he continues the adventure with the knowledge that time is running out, as his Villa Bride waits for him, and his punishment if he fails to return to her in time.<br />Meanwhile, in the real world a ‘nice’ visit from Vika’s sister, the mysterious Elina, reveals a gaming secret and causes turmoil for Harry; not to mention troublesome work colleagues, and an expanding staff, as The Fayroll Times grows in popularity and staff. It is a busy time for Kif.<br />Expertly mixing the real world and game world like few other books can achieve this series is a masterpiece of LitRPG. The synergy between the worlds is natural and both the in-game and real-world narratives are highly engaging and entertaining while developing the story to an exciting climax.<br />Fayroll continues to grow as a series. With a return of good humor, excellent descriptions and its almost cinematic imagery, Vasilyev continues to demonstrate his exceptional skills as a writer. The fans of Fayroll enjoy the series with every new book. This is an excellent example of LitRPG filled with all the fantasy and sword and sorcery a reader could ask for.<br />Translated by Jared Firth, keeping close to the original text of Vasilyev's fantasy Juggernaut, including cultural references adapted for the English mindset. This is especially beneficial when it comes to the author's sense of humor.<br /><br />Andrey Vasilyev's writing career began in 2013 when he had "run out of things to read." Since then, the creator of the Fayroll series has secured himself a reputation as a top author in the relatively new, yet extremely popular genre of LitRPG. A blend of sword and sorcery, cyberpunk meets Sci-Fi and a heroic fantasy at The Cutting Edge of virtual reality.<br />

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