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The Magnolia Story

Chip Gaines · Thomas Nelson
Pages: 208
Format: Hardcover

National Bestseller--New York Times, USA Today, Wall Street Journal, Publisher's Weekly

Are you ready to see your fixer upper?

These famous words are now synonymous with the dynamic husband-and-wife team Chip and Joanna Gaines, stars of HGTV's Fixer Upper. As this question...

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Bit by Bit: How Video Games Transformed Our World

Andrew Ervin · Basic Books
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

An acclaimed critic argues that video games are the most vital art form of our time
Video games have seemingly taken over our lives. Whereas gamers once constituted a small and largely male subculture, today 67 percent of American households play video games. The average gamer is now thirty-four...
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Black Privilege: Opportunity Comes to Those Who Create It

Charlamagne Tha God · Touchstone
Pages: 285
Format: Hardcover

Instant New York Times Bestseller
Charlamagne Tha God - the self-proclaimed "Prince of Pissing People Off," co-host of Power 105.1's The Breakfast Club, and "hip-hop's Howard Stern" - shares his unlikely success story as well as how embracing one's...
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Can I Go Now?: The Life of Sue Mengers, Hollywood's First Superagent

Brian Kellow · Viking
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

"To call Sue Mengers a 'character' is an understatement, unless the word is written in all-caps, followed by an exclamation point and modified by an expletive. And based on Brian Kellow's assessment in his thoroughly researched Can I Go Now? even that description may be playing...
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Believe Me: A Memoir of Love, Death and Jazz Chickens

Eddie Izzard · Blue Rider Press
Pages: 368
Format: Hardcover

Critically acclaimed, award-winning British comedian and actor Eddie Izzard details his childhood, his first performances on the streets of London, his ascent to worldwide success on stage and screen, and his comedy shows which have won over audiences around the world.

Over the course...

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Ghostbuster's Daughter: Life with My Dad, Harold Ramis

Violet Ramis Stiel · Blue Rider Press
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

From the daughter of Ghostbusters star Harold Ramis (and featuring a Foreword by Seth Rogen) comes a hilarious and heartwarming account of his life, work, and legacy.

Most of us know Harold Ramis as the filmmaker and actor who brought warmth and humor to the big screen...
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Bret Easton Ellis · Knopf
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

Combining personal reflection and social observation, Bret Easton Ellis's first work of nonfiction is an incendiary polemic about this young century's failings, e-driven and otherwise, and at once an example, definition, and defense of what "freedom of speech" truly means.

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Room to Dream

DAVID LYNCH · Random House
Pages: 512
Format: Hardcover

The extraordinary, highly anticipated memoir from visionary filmmaker David Lynch

In this memoir, David Lynch, co-creator of Twin Peaks and writer and director of groundbreaking films like Eraserhead, The Elephant Man, Blue Velvet and Mulholland Drive, opens...
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A Beginner's Guide to Writing Minecraft Plugins in JavaScript

Walter Higgins · Peachpit Press; 1 edition
Format: Book

The book is for anyone who wants to learn how to modify Minecraft--no previous programming experience required! The book uses JavaScript, a popular programming language for creating websites and scripting. Aimed at kids who already play Minecraft, this guide will teach coding through a series...
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My Sister, the Serial Killer: A Novel

Oyinkan Braithwaite · Anchor
Pages: 240
Format: Paperback


Korede's sister Ayoola is many things: the favorite child, the beautiful one, possibly sociopathic. And now Ayoola's third boyfriend in a row is dead,...
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Louie, Take a Look at This!: My Time with Huell Howser

LUIS FUERTE · Prospect Park Books
Pages: 200
Format: Hardcover

Huell Howser, the exuberant, hugely popular host of California's Gold and other California public-television shows, was always exclaiming to the camera, "Louie, take a look at this!" Now, three years after Howser's death, Louie - aka Luis Fuerte, a five-time Emmy-winning...
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Unity 4 Fundamentals: Get Started at Making Games with Unity

Alan Thorn · Focal Press
Pages: 296
Format: Paperback

Get ahead of the game with Unity 4. The Unity engine is the tool of choice for many indie and AAA game developers. Unity 4 Fundamentals gives readers a head start on the road to game development by offering beginners a comprehensive, step by step introduction to the latest Unity 4 engine....
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In such good company : eleven years of laughter, mayhem, and fun in the sandbox

Carol Burnett · Crown Archetype
Pages: 320
Format: Print book

Comedy legend Carol Burnett tells the hilarious behind-the-scenes story of her iconic weekly variety series, The Carol Burnett Show.

Who but Carol Burnett herself has the timing, talent, and wit to pull back the curtain on the Emmy-Award winning show that made television...
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Write Screenplays that Sell: The Ackerman Way: Newly Revised and Updated!

Hal Ackerman · Tallfellow Press
Pages: 305

You don't have to attend film school to take a screenwriting course with the master teacher in the field - it's all in his book Meet Hal Ackerman, up close and personal, just as hundreds of his students have known him through the years. Hal Ackerman offers a treasure trove of information...
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Did You Just Eat That?: Two Scientists Explore Double-Dipping, the Five-Second Rule, and other Food Myths in the Lab

PAUL DAWSON · W. W. Norton & Company
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

Is the five-second rule legitimate?
Are electric hand dryers really bacteria blowers?
Am I spraying germs everywhere when I blow on my birthday cake?
How gross is backwash?

When it comes to food safety and germs, there are as many common questions as there are misconceptions....

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