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Harry Potter - A Journey Through A History of Magic
by British Library

Language

English

Pages

215

Publication Date

October 20, 2017

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<b>The official companion book to the British Library exhibition and the ultimate gift for Harry Potter fans!</b><br />As the British Library unveils a very special new exhibition in the UK, <em>Harry Potter: A History of Magic</em>, readers everywhere are invited on an enchanting journey through the Hogwarts curriculum, from Care of Magical Creatures and Herbology to Defense Against the Dark Arts, Astronomy, and more in this eBook uncovering thousands of years of magical history.<p>Prepare to be amazed by artifacts released from the archives of the British Library, unseen sketches and manuscript pages from J.K. Rowling, and incredible illustrations from artist Jim Kay.</p><p>Discover the truth behind the origins of the Philosopher’s Stone, monstrous dragons, and troublesome trolls; examine real-life wands and find out what actually makes a mandrake scream; pore over remarkable pages from da Vinci’s notebook; and discover the oldest atlas of the night sky.</p><p>Carefully curated by the British Library and full of extraordinary treasures from all over the world, this is an unforgettable journey exploring the history of the magic at the heart of the Harry Potter stories.</p>
Counter Intelligence: Where to Eat in the Real Los Angeles
by Jonathan Gold

Language

English

Pages

349

Publication Date

December 01, 2000

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<p>Jonathan Gold has eaten it all. <i>Counter Intelligence</i> collects over 200 of Gold's best restaurant discoveries--from inexpensive lunch counters you won't find on your own to the perfect undiscovered dish at a beaten-path establishment. He reveals the hidden kitchens where Los Angeles' ethnic communities feed their own, including the best of cuisine from Argentina, Armenia, Brazil, Burma, Canton, Colombia, Cuba, Guatemala, India, Indonesia, Iran, Italy, Japan, Korea, Mexico, the Middle East, Nicaragua, Pakistan, Peru, Thailand, Vietnam and more. Not to mention the perfectly prepared hamburger and Los Angeles' quintessential hot dog.</p><p><i>Counter Intelligence</i> is the richest and most complete guide to eating in Los Angeles. The listings include where to find it and how much you'll pay (in many cases, not very much) with appendices that cover food types and feeding by neighborhood.</p>
iPagan
by Moon Books

Language

English

Pages

602

Publication Date

October 11, 2017

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<span><span>With fifty-nine contributions from over forty authors, iPagan is an anthology that covers Druidry, Shamanism, Witchcraft, Goddess Spirituality and a range of contemporary issues that affect Pagans across the globe. The book is an ideal introduction to the writing of each of the authors as well as an essential primer for anyone interested in modern Paganism and for those wishing to engage in current Pagan thinking.</span></span>
Writer's Market 2018: The Most Trusted Guide to Getting Published
by Writer's Digest Books

Language

English

Pages

900

Publication Date

August 31, 2017

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<div><b>The most trusted guide to getting published!</b><br /><br /> Want to get published and paid for your writing? Let <i>Writer's Market 2018</i> guide you with thousands of publishing opportunities--including listings for book publishers, consumer and trade magazines, contests and awards, and literary agents. These listings feature contact and submission information so you can get started right away.<br /><br /> Beyond the listings, you'll find all-new material devoted to the business and promotion of writing. Discover the secrets to writing better queries and selling more articles, tips to earn money from blogging, and how to develop a standout author brand. Plus, you'll learn how to create an effective e-mail newsletter, improve organization, and build a solid foundation for long-term writing success. This edition includes the ever-popular pay-rate chart and book publisher subject index.<br /><br /> You'll also gain access to:<ul><li>Lists of professional writing organizations</li><li>Sample query letters</li><li>A free digital download of Writer's Yearbook, featuring the 100 Best Markets: WritersDigest.com/WritersDigest-Yearbook-17.</li></ul>Includes exclusive access to the webinar "Funding Your Writing Career" from C. Hope Clark, founder of FundsForWriters.com and author of The Edisto Island Mysteries.</div>
Guide to Literary Agents 2018: The Most Trusted Guide to Getting ...
by Writer's Digest Books

Language

English

Pages

339

Publication Date

September 14, 2017

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<p>No matter what you’re writing - fiction or nonfiction, books for adults or children - securing a literary agent will help you get the best book deal possible from a traditional publisher. With listing information for more than 1,000 agents who represent writers and their books, <i>Guide to Literary Agents 2018</i> will be your go-to resource.<br />This updated edition of <i>GLA</i> includes:<ul><li>"New Agent Spotlights": Discover targeted profiles of literary agents who are actively building their client lists right now.</li><li>Informative articles on crafting the perfect first page, attending conferences, establishing a healthy critique group, and more.</li><li>A brand-new special genre section on science fiction and fantasy, plus online content for whatever genre you’re writing.</li></ul></p>
Jeff Herman's Guide to Book Publishers, Editors and Literary Agen...
by Jeff Herman

Language

English

Pages

672

Publication Date

September 01, 2016

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Still the Best Guide for Getting Published<br /><br />If you want to get published, read this book!<br /><br />Comprehensive index lists dozens of subjects and categories to help you find the perfect publisher or agent.<br /><br /><i>Jeff Herman’s Guide</i> unmasks nonsense, clears confusion, and unlocks secret doorways to success for new and veteran writers! This highly respected resource is used by publishing insiders everywhere and has been read by millions all over the world.<br /><br /><i>Jeff Herman’s Guide</i> is the writer’s best friend. It reveals the names, interests, and contact information of thousands of agents and editors. It presents invaluable information about more than 350 publishers and imprints (including Canadian and university presses), lists independent book editors who can help you make your work more publisher-friendly, and helps you spot scams. <i>Jeff Herman’s Guide</i> unseals the truth about how to outsmart the gatekeepers, break through the barriers, and decipher the hidden codes to getting your book published.<br /><br />Countless writers have achieved their highest aspirations by following Herman’s outside-the-box strategies. If you want to reach the top of your game and transform rejections into contracts, you need this book!
Novel & Short Story Writer's Market 2018: The Most Trusted Guide ...
by Writer's Digest Books

Language

English

Pages

515

Publication Date

September 14, 2017

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<p><i>Novel & Short Story Writer's Market 2018</i> is the only resource you need to get your short stories, novellas, and novels published. This edition of <i>NSSWM</i> features hundreds of updated listings for book publishers, literary agents, fiction publications, contests, and more, and each listing includes contact information, submission guidelines, and other essential tips.</p>Inside <i>Novel & Short Story Writer's Market</i>, you'll find valuable tips for:<ul><li>How to take your readers on a roller-coaster ride by mastering the art of the unexpected</li><li>Weaving foreshadowing and echoing into your story</li><li>Discovering the DNA - dialogue, narrative, and action - dwelling inside all memorable characters</li><li>Gaining insight from best-selling and award-winning authors, including Steve Berry, Liane Moriarty, Junot Díaz, and more</li></ul>
Children's Writer's & Illustrator's Market 2018: The Most Trusted...
by Writer's Digest Books

Language

English

Pages

419

Publication Date

October 19, 2017

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<div><b>The Most Trusted Guide to the World of Children's Publishing!</b><br /><br /> If you're a writer or an illustrator for young readers and your goal is to get published, <i>Children's Writer's & Illustrator's Market 2018</i> is just the resource you need. Now in its 30th edition, <i>CWIM</i> contains more than 500 listings for children's book markets, including publishers, literary agents, magazines, contests, and more, making it the definitive guide for anyone seeking to write or illustrate for kids and young adults.<br /><br /> These listings also include helpful information about who to contact, how to properly submit your work, and what categories each market accepts. Inside, you'll also find:<ul><li>Interviews with accomplished authors, such as Kwame Alexander, Dandi Daley Mackall, and Kenneth Oppel</li><li>Advice from 21 debut authors of picture books, middle-grade fiction, and young adult fiction sharing their personal journeys to success and publication</li><li>Roundtable discussions with agents on what they're currently seeking, interviews with authors who published with small presses, and informative articles on the craft of writing</li><li>A one-year subscription to the children's publishing content on WritersMarket.com (print version only)</li></ul>+ Includes exclusive access to the webinar "How to Query Agents for Children's Picture Books, Middle-Grade, and Young Adult Fiction" by agent Jennifer De Chiara of the De Chiara Literary Agency</div>
¡Calladito! Anda y Lavate La Boca: Pardon My Spanish! Dirty Span...
by Nikki Rojas

Language

English

Pages

208

Publication Date

November 01, 2011

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¡Calladito! Anda y Lavate la Boca.<br /><br />Lewd, rude, or crude! Bawdy, smutty, or snooty!<br />Mischievous, hilarious, or downright provocative!<br /><br />Any way you cut it, this is the most exhaustive<br />and the unprecedented collection of<br />Palabritas Sucias dirty little words in Spanish,<br />complete with English definition and replete<br />with refreshing examples of common usages.<br /><br />Copyrighted unique tabular format in its<br />presentation, this is an extremely valuable quick<br />reference for readers, writers, and the general public.<br />You will undoubtedly get a kick out of this booklet<br />with chuckles or perhaps steams under the collar.<br /><br />The sole purpose of this book is to promote understanding<br />between human beings. <br /><br />Readers must be of legal age,<br />and be warned that the authors, the editor, the publisher,<br />and the booksellers do not take credit, nor assume any<br />responsibility for the use and/or misuse of the content of this book.
Metaphors Be With You: An A to Z Dictionary of History's Greatest...
by Mardy Grothe

Language

English

Pages

523

Publication Date

December 06, 2016

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<p>Respected quotation anthologist and author of <em>Oxymoronica</em> and <em>Viva la Repartee</em> Dr. Mardy Grothe is at his best in <em>Metaphors Be with You</em>, an A to Z dictionary of 2,750 of history’s greatest metaphorical quotations, meticulously curated for writers, readers, and quotation lovers everywhere.</p><p>In <em>Metaphors Be with You</em>, Dr. Mardy Grothe has created the definitive reference on English’s finest metaphors, sourced from literature, politics, philosophy, Hollywood, religion, sports, comedy, history, religion, pop culture, and more. Arranged into two sections—"The Ten Best Things Ever Said" and "The Single Best Thing Ever Said"—<em>Metaphors Be with You</em> includes quotations on five hundred human interest topics and an introduction to the nature, importance, and sheer joy of metaphorical language.</p><p>Essential for writers, readers, and language aficionados, this breathtaking, beautifully designed sourcebook also contains elegantly integrated digital access to Dr. Mardy’s Dictionary of Metaphorical Quotations, the world’s largest online database of quotations containing metaphors, similes, and analogies. This one-of-a-kind synergy between print and technology offers a comprehensive look at the diversity of words and phrases we use to relate to, understand, and describe our world by providing access to detailed source information, innumerable "Error Alerts," and fascinating quotation backstories that will engage readers as they delve into metaphorical language and discover their own favorites.</p><p>Whether you’re crafting a speech, writing a novel, or simply searching for new ways to express yourself, this remarkable compendium is sure to inspire you with the perfect metaphor every time.</p>

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