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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>
Writer's Market 2018: The Most Trusted Guide to Getting Published
by Writer's Digest Books

Language

English

Pages

896

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>
Black Friday Deals: Gift Ideas for Friends, Family, and Coworkers
by , Kyla Sok

Language

English

Pages

Publication Date

November 21, 2017

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Every year the holiday season comes around and people like you & I struggle to come up with<br />great gift ideas that show all the people in our lives just how important they are to us. This year<br />my girlfriend Kyla and I did some research and catalogued our favorite ideas for each kind of<br />relationship we have.<br /><br />Links to the items are in the titles so you can easily click on them or just use them as suggestions!<br /><br />This book is great for anyone who:<br /><br />-Has friends and family that deserve thoughtful gifts<br />-Needs ideas for different types of relationships (brothers, sisters, coworkers, etc.)<br />-Wants to get an awesome jumpstart on their holiday shopping<br /><br />And anyone else that is looking for the next purchase idea for himself/herself!!
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!
MEMES: Ultimate Memes & Jokes 2017 – Memes of May Book 20 - Fu...
by Jimble Bimbleton

Language

English

Pages

3184

Publication Date

October 12, 2017

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<h2>NEW MEMES IN EVERY BOOK! Fresh and hilarious memes from 2017 </h2><br /><h3> FREE BONUS BOOKS INSIDE!</h3><br /><br /><b>Download for FREE using Kindle Unlimited </b><br />Dank. Fresh. Hilarious.<br /><br />This book contains over 3000 pages of memes! I’ve gathered here the best memes on the internet for you to easily browse in one place. <br />Since we love laughing at funny memes and pictures, we decided to create a series of books showcasing hilarious memes we find throughout the day from all over the internet. We’ve even found some memes in that old crusty sock you keep under your bed…<br />Book is not appropriate for young kids. May have adult language or adult themes. Reader discretion is advised<br /><br />HAVE FUN! And let us know what you liked and where we can improve by leaving a review! <br />Memes n memes n memes n memes….<br />
Metaphors Be With You: An A to Z Dictionary of History's Greatest...
by Mardy Grothe

Language

English

Pages

528

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>
Chess Opening Names: The Fascinating & Entertaining History Behin...
by Nathan Rose

Language

English

Pages

231

Publication Date

July 15, 2017

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<h2><strong>The people, places and stories behind the chess openings and their names </strong></h2><br />When we play chess, the first few moves define the game . You probably know the names already: the Sicilian Defense, the Ruy Lopez, the French Defense, the Caro-Kann, the Benoni, the London System, the Scandinavian Defense and so on.<br /><br /><b>But most chess players don't know WHY the openings are called what they are.</b><br />In this entertaining book, bestselling author Nathan Rose lays out the origins of over 50 standard chess openings and their names. The tales are often deeply connected to the lives of the leading chess grandmasters, the historical events taking place at the time, and the critical chess world championship contests. All these stories are collected together in this, the first book dedicated to uncovering them.<br /><br /><b>The names of the chess openings tell the history of chess.</b><br />You will meet larger than life characters such as Bobby Fischer, Aron Nimzowitsch, Alexander Alekhine, Frank Marshall, Siegbert Tarrasch, Wilhelm Steinitz, and Paul Morphy. Some of these men won their fame in the chess world championship, while some gained wider renown for reasons other than their ability to play chess. You will be agog at Paul Morphy's stunning conquest of Europe and subsequent disappearance, the outrageous antics of Aron Nimzowitsch upon losing a game, and the eccentric names Alexander Alekhine gave his cats.<br /><br />You will also travel through the places and events that defined chess in the early years. As David Shenk showed in "The Immortal Game", the history of chess has often mirrored the history of society. There's the 1972 world chess championship that pitted the Soviet Union's Boris Spassky against America's irascible Bobby Fischer in the "Match of the Century". The 1939 chess olympiad in Argentina which coincided with the outbreak of World War II. The unveiling of the "Mechanical Turk" chess-playing contraption in 18th-century Vienna. And let's not forget the triumph of Deep Blue over Garry Kasparov.<br /><br /><b>Over 50 standard chess openings and variations.</b><br /><br /><b>The People:</b><br />Ruy Lopez<br />Philidor Defense<br />Evans Gambit<br />Petrov's Defense<br />Schliemann-Jaenisch Gambit<br />Falkbeer Countergambit<br />Staunton Gambit<br />Anderssen's Opening<br />Morphy's Defense<br />Caro-Kann Defense<br />Bird's Opening<br />Winawer Variation<br />Albin Countergambit<br />Steinitz Variation<br />Chigorin Defense<br />Alapin's Opening<br />Maroczy Bind<br />Tarrasch Defense<br />Marshall Defense<br />Rubinstein Variation<br />Alekhine's Defense<br />Grunfeld Defense<br />Reti Opening<br />Nimzowitsch Defense<br />Najdorf Variation<br />Pirc Defense<br />Torre Attack<br />Grob's Attack<br />Larsen's Opening<br />Benko Gambit<br />Fischer Defense<br /><br /><b>The Places:</b><br />English Opening<br />Scotch Opening<br />French Defense<br />Dutch Defense<br />Danish Gambit<br />Indian Defense<br />Scandinavian Defense<br />Sicilian Defense<br />Catalan Opening<br />Baltic Opening<br />Slav Defense<br />London System<br />Paris Opening<br />Berlin Defense<br />Vienna Game<br />Budapest Gambit<br />Leningrad Variation<br />Scheveningen Variation<br /><br /><b>The Stories:</b><br />Dragon Variation<br />Giuoco Piano<br />Benoni Defense<br />Grand Prix Attack<br />Orangutan Opening<br />Fried Liver Attack<br /><br /><b>Impress your friends with superior opening knowledge - without the tedious study! </b><br />Knowing the history of chess will prove your cleverness even more effectively than winning over the board. Once you have read this book, you can speak of your temptation to play the Sicilian Defense, but instead play Alekhine's Defense. Then, you can explain the origins of the names to your opponent. Even if you lose the game, your opponent will still be impressed!<br /><br /><b>Enjoy this capitvating romp through the names of the first few moves.</b><br />This book is brisk, enjoyable addition to any chess player's library. Prepare to be surprised, amazed, amused and informed.
Children's Writer's & Illustrator's Market 2018: The Most Trusted...
by Writer's Digest Books

Language

English

Pages

410

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>
hello amazon: How to Contact Amazon Customer Support: Contact Ama...
by Dr. Geek

Language

English

Pages

30

Publication Date

November 18, 2017

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Customer Reviews
<h2>A Book for Every Amazon User</h2><br /><h1><b> Know The Effective Way to Contact Amazon Customer Service </b></h1><br /><h3>The Ultimate Guide that walks through everything you need to know about Amazon Customer Service. </h3> <br />As a service taker, a customer normally contacts the service giver once there is any disruption in the service. Considering the diverse services offered by Amazon, customers mainly contact the Amazon customer service department for returning an item or gift, claiming for fund of payment and exchanging or replacing an item. Moreover, customers also have queries regarding their accounts and Amazon services. <br />Considering this huge number of customers, Amazon doesn't provide the always-floating 'Contact Us' option. Rather, Amazon has systematically developed a level one support system consisting FAQs and self-help and anticipates customer to be able to solve issues themselves. They do provide other conventional customer support platforms such as phone, chat, and email which are resided in level two support. Thus, a proper know-how information is required to getting in touch with Amazon customer support team. <br /><br />Thus, this book has been prepared to provide a systematic guideline to get in touch with Amazon customer support system. Thus, some sequential steps are required to be executed to contact Amazon. This book provides a concise and rational guide to getting in touch with Amazon Customer Support Personnel. Hence, this booklet claims to be a handy resource for any Amazon service taker. <br /><br /><b>Features</b><br /><ul><br /><li>Analysis on Amazon and its Customer Service </li><br /><li>Presents the Method to Contact Amazon Customer Service Over Phone Directly</li><br /><li>Discusses on the Method to Contact Amazon in the Guided Way</li><br /><li>Pitfalls to avoid while Contacting</li><br /><li>All the Steps are Described with Graphical Examples </li></ul><br /><h2><strong>*** Download this book now ***</strong></h2>

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