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The Alliance: Managing Talent in the Networked Age

Reid Hoffman · Harvard Business Review Press
Format: Hardcover

A New York Times BestsellerIntroducing the new, realistic loyalty pact between employer and employee.The employer-employee relationship is broken, and managers face a seemingly impossible dilemma: the old model of guaranteed long-term employment no longer works in a business environment...
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10-Day Green Smoothie Cleanse

JJ Smith · Atria Paperback
Pages: 167
Format: Print book

The New York Times bestselling 10-Day Green Smoothie Cleanse will jump-start your weight loss, increase your energy level, clear your mind, and improve your overall health.Made up of supernutrients from leafy greens and fruits, green smoothies are filling and healthy and you will enjoy...
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Bottomland: A Novel

Michelle Hoover · Grove, 2016.
Pages: 336
Format: Print book

At once intimate and sweeping, Bottomland--the anticipated second novel from Michelle Hoover--follows the Hess family in the years after World War I as they attempt to rid themselves of the Anti-German sentiment that left a stain on their name. But when the youngest two daughters vanish...
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Pyrography Workbook: A Complete Guide to the Art of Woodburning

Sue Walters · Fox Chapel Publishing
Format: Print book

A best-seller! Renowned pyrographer Sue Walters teaches you everything you need to know to create stunning pyrography artwork with three step-by-step projects, original patterns, and an inspiring gallery of work. Includes information on equipment, safety, materials, pattern preparation,...
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Becoming Steve Jobs: The Evolution of a Reckless Upstart into a Visionary Leader

Brent Schlender · Random House Inc
Pages: 464
Format: Hardcover

#1 New York Times BestsellerThere have been many books - on a large and small scale - about Steve Jobs, one of the most famous CEOs in history. But this book is different from all the others. Becoming Steve Jobs takes on and breaks down the existing myth and stereotypes about Steve Jobs....
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The Paleo Kitchen: Finding Primal Joy in Modern Cooking

Juli Bauer · Victory Belt Publishing
Format: Book

George Bryant and Juli Bauer, two of the most insightful and well-respected Paleo powerhouses have united to bring a myriad of bold and delectable gluten grain-free Paleo recipes straight from their kitchens to yours in their new cookbook The Paleo Kitchen. Together, George and Juli...
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The World Atlas of Coffee: From Beans to Brewing -- Coffees Explored, Explained and Enjoyed

James Hoffmann · Firefly Books
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

Professionals and enthusiasts alike will love this beautiful book by James Hoffmann. From overviews of the world's most vibrant coffee-growing regions, to step-by-step brewing tutorials, the content is educational, thought-provoking, and substantial. I've already recommended this...
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As You Wish: Inconceivable Tales from the Making of The Princess Bride

Cary Elwes · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 259
Format: Hardcover

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER From actor Cary Elwes, who played the iconic role of Westley in The Princess Bride, comes a first-person account and behind-the-scenes look at the making of the cult classic film filled with never-before-told stories, exclusive photographs, and interviews with...
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The Bar Book: Elements of Cocktail Technique

Jeffrey Morgenthaler · Chronicle Books; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

Written by renowned bartender and cocktail blogger Jeffrey Morgenthaler, The Bar Book is the only technique-driven cocktail handbook out there. This indispensable guide breaks down bartending into essential techniques, and then applies them to building the best drinks. More than 60 recipes...
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Palace of Treason: A Novel

Jason Matthews · Scribner Book Company
Pages: 480
Format: Hardcover

From the bestselling, Edgar Award-winning author of the "terrifically good" (The New York Times) Red Sparrow, a compulsively readable new novel about star-crossed Russian agent Dominika Egorova and CIA's Nate Nash in a desperate race to the finish.Captain Dominika Egorova...
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The Ultimate Kauai Guidebook: Kauai Revealed

Andrew Doughty · Wizard Publications Inc.; All New 9th Edition edition
Format: Paperback

The finest guidebook ever written for Kauai. Now you can plan your best vacation--ever. This all new ninth edition is a candid, humorous guide to everything there is to see and do on the island. Best-selling author and longtime Hawaii resident, Andrew Doughty, unlocks the secrets of an island...
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The Rule of Thoughts

James Dashner · Delacorte
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

From James Dashner, the #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Maze Runner series, which includes The Maze Runner - now a #1 movie worldwide - and The Scorch Trials - soon to be a major motion picture from Twentieth Century Fox that hits theaters on September 18, 2015 - comes The Rule...
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Tinkerlab: A Hands-On Guide for Little Inventors

Rachelle Doorley · Roost Books
Format: Paperback

55 playful experiments that encourage tinkering, curiosity, and creative thinking from the creator of Tinkerlab.com - hands-on activities that explore art, science, and more. For children two and up.Kids are natural tinkerers. They experiment, explore, test, and play, and they learn a great...
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Zillow Talk: The New Rules of Real Estate

Spencer Rascoff · Grand Central Publishing
Format: Hardcover

How do you spot an area poised for gentrification? Is spring or winter the best time to put your house on the market? Will a house on Swamp Road sell for less than one on Gingerbread Lane? The fact is that the rules of real estate have changed drastically over the past five years. To understand...
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The Life We Bury

Allen Eskens · Seventh Street Books
Pages: 303
Format: Paperback

College student Joe Talbert has the modest goal of completing a writing assignment for an English class. His task is to interview a stranger and write a brief biography of the person. With deadlines looming, Joe heads to a nearby nursing home to find a willing subject. There he meets Carl...
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