Author: Robie Rogge
Publisher: Clarkson Potter
Each day presents an opportunity to find delight, whether in your surroundings, your work, your relationships, your insights, or your actions. This journal will guide you to look inside and outside yourself to discover and appreciate what makes you happiest. a With prompts and exercises, the wise words of writers, musicians, philosophers, and leaders will help you reflect on what fills you with joy. You'll measure your happiness at the outset and along the way; after a year's worth of delight, your smile will be bigger than ever.
Author: Alexander James
Publisher: Merrell Pub Limited
Tokyo at night is a thrilling place. The buildings are illuminated by neon, while the sidewalks and bars are packed with bustling crowds. And, just as in many other cities around the world, the streets are full of taxis. What makes Tokyo so unique, however, are the signs on top of its taxi cabs. Hundreds of taxi firms operate in the city, and each has its own distinctive illuminated sign. Stars, globes, lanterns, cherry blossoms and even frogs and waving cats all feature in an array of vibrant colors. Photographer Alexander James set himself the task of capturing the most eye-catching of these signs – no mean feat, because some of the firms have as few as four cars on the road. In spite of having to work long, unsociable hours, the drivers take great pride in offering the highest standards of service and in keeping their cabs spotlessly clean, allowing the bright lights to reflect off the gleaming surfaces. Sharing some of the anecdotes he has heard from taxi drivers during his late-night travels, James portrays a city that literally dazzles after dark.
Author: Martin M. Pegler
Publisher: Fairchild Books
A brand new edition of the bestselling text aimed at anyone in merchandising - from store planners and manufacturers to visual merchandisers. Pegler zeroes in on all aspects of visual merchandising and display, from classic techniques to the most avant-garde developments. Hundreds of textual and visual examples reveal how to add interest to window and interior displays, optimizing the retailer's image and the target market.
Author: Sharleen Cooper Cohen
Publisher: Trafford Publishing
Four women are linked by a passion for the same man, Belson McKintridge, a legendary screen idol and notorious womanizer. McKintridge risks everything for one desperate, international scam, setting forces in motion that will change the ladies' exotic world forever. In Beverly Hills, nearly everything and everyone is for sale. Phyllis McKintridge, the beautiful daughter of Felix Anhalt, a wealthy real estate magnate, is married to Belson's grandson, Peter. Peter is heir to the fabulous McKintridge estate that includes thousands of acres of choice Beverly Hills property, several houses, a golf course and a huge staff of servants. But Phyllis must learn the painful cost of love and how fleeting her happiness can be in the face of much stronger forces. Marla Gilbert is not content to stay home with her two children and wonders if it's truly her husband's business that keeps him away so much. When she throws herself into a new career as an interior designer, it opens up avenues of fulfillment she did not associate with the business world. Vicky Feinstein is a novelist, struggling desperately to be accepted by the right people. She grew up on the wrong side of the tracks in the Beverly Hills and fights her own needs and desires in an attempt to get what she thinks she wants. Kept on the outside by the powerful Belson McKintridge and the vindictive Leslie Paxton Winokur, she claws her way until she gains entry into their exclusive inner sanctum, only to discover it is rotten to the core. Leslie Paxton Winokur used her talent and fierce ambition to escape her life in a small Texas town and become the top interior designer in Beverly Hills. But her many secrets and strong desire for revenge finally destroy her only chance to have what she really craves. Here in this golden lotus land of glamour, sensuality and seduction, these four women share a rivalry and drama that no other playground of the rich and famous can match. And no pleasure or passion can compare to the sweetness of revenge against Belson McKintridge.
Author: Annie Sloan
Publisher: Ryland Peters & Small
The French interior evokes a way of life to aspire to, with its good food, unhurried pace and, above all, its past for which many people feel nostalgia. Developed over hundreds of years, the French look reflects all tastes, from the cultivated grandeur of the chateau to the simplicity of rural living, and can be adapted to every home. Creating the French Look is divided into four styles: ‘Chateau’, ‘Country’, ‘Provençal’ and ‘Parisian’, and each “look” is applied to living rooms, kitchens, dining rooms, bedrooms and bathrooms plus outdoor living spaces. As well as describing each overall style, focusing on colours and fabrics, Annie Sloan emphasizes the details and accents required by each one, and, aided by 25 clearly explained step-by-step projects, shows how to achieve it. Among other things, she explains how to paint and distress furniture, and describes how to cover an armoire door with embroidered voile. Whatever interior you desire, this book will guide your choices from the grand statement of the painted armoire to the finishing touch of a little posy of lavender.
Author: Chuck Palahniuk
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
The first rule about fight club is you don't talk about fight club. Chuck Palahniuk showed himself to be his generation’s most visionary satirist in this, his first book. Fight Club’s estranged narrator leaves his lackluster job when he comes under the thrall of Tyler Durden, an enigmatic young man who holds secret after-hours boxing matches in the basement of bars. There, two men fight "as long as they have to." This is a gloriously original work that exposes the darkness at the core of our modern world.
Author: Marla Brooks
Publisher: Schiffer Pub Limited
Sometimes good intentions aren't good enough and we need a little help to make it though the workday. Some people pray, others put their noses to the grindstone. Now you can take a different path and resolve workplace issues in a magickal way. This special spell book is an easy-to-follow guide to 51 spells, ritual explanations, and cautions covering pesky, job-related hurdles. Get a raise or promotion, hold "thy" tongue, gather inspiration, melt away stress, or just make "them" leave you alone! You can do it! Magick can help!
Author: Mary L. Martin, Kim Hufford
Publisher: Schiffer Pub Limited
Take a historical journey to Pasadena, California, through rare views of vintage postcards spanning the early 1900s through the 1960s. See how this city in the suburbs of Los Angeles offered Californians entertainment, beautiful sights, and a place to call home, where exquisite architecture has withheld the test of time. Visit Marengo Avenues overhanging pepper trees, and East Colorado Street, where the annual Tournament of Roses takes place every New Years Day. Become immersed in Pasadenas lovely landscaping that lasts all year, including lush orange groves and floral gardens.
Author: Chuck Palahniuk
Publisher: Dark Horse Comics
This edition collect Fight club 2 #1-#10 and the Fight club 2 Free Comic Book Day 2015 story.
Author: Dayna Winters, Patricia Gardner, Angela Kaufman
Publisher: Schiffer Pub Limited
This is an essential guide for all Witches wanting to go beyond the basic understanding of Magickal tools. Starting out with fundamental information on Magickal paraphernalia, their use and care, this book also examines how to intricately weave the Magickal with the mundane so that you can breathe Magickal energies into every aspect of your home, inside and out. Many students of Magick, after learning of the basic tools and their uses, forget to take the extra step of integrating Magick into their everyday existence. Witchcraft is not something you do; it's a way of life. Magickal applications should not be confined to rituals or spell work. For the modern-day Witch, Magick does not just exist in the sanctuary or temple, but flows through the practitioner and into every space in and around the home. For both the beginning or practiced Witch.
Author: Julia Glass
In Julia Glass's fifth book since her acclaimed novel Three Junes won the National Book Award, she gives us the story of an unusual bond between a world-famous writer and his assistant—a richly plotted novel of friendship and love, artistic ambition, the perils of celebrity, and the power of an unexpected legacy. When the revered children's book author Mort Lear dies accidentally at his Connecticut home, he leaves his property and all its contents to his trusted assistant, Tomasina Daulair, who is moved by his generosity but dismayed by the complicated and defiant directives in his will. Tommy knew Morty for more than four decades, since meeting him in a Manhattan playground when she was twelve and he was working on sketches for the book that would make him a star. By the end of his increasingly reclusive life, she found herself living in his house as confidante and helpmeet, witness not just to his daily routines but to the emotional fallout of his strange boyhood and his volatile relationship with a lover who died of AIDS. Now Tommy must try to honor Morty's last wishes while grappling with their effects on several people, including Dani Daulair, her estranged brother; Meredith Galarza, the lonely, outraged museum curator to whom Lear once promised his artistic estate; and Nicholas Greene, the beguiling British actor cast to play Mort Lear in a movie. When the actor arrives for the visit he had previously arranged with the man he is to portray, he and Tommy are compelled to look more closely at Morty's past and the consequences of the choices they now face, both separately and together. Morty, as it turns out, made a confession to Greene that undermines much of what Tommy believed she knew about her boss—and about herself. As she contemplates a future without him, her unlikely alliance with Greene—and the loyalty they share toward the man whose legacy they hold in their hands—will lead to surprising upheavals in their wider relationships, their careers, and even their search for love.
Author: Faye D. Resnick, Brian E. Walker, Mike Walker
Publisher: Newstar Pr
An intimate account of Nicole Brown Simpson's marriage, her husband's abuse, and events leading up to her death, as told by her best friend
Author: Linwood Barclay
From New York Times bestselling author Linwood Barclay comes an explosive novel set in the peaceful small town of Promise Falls, where secrets can always be buried—but never forgotten… After his wife’s death and the collapse of his newspaper, David Harwood has no choice but to uproot his nine-year-old son and move back into his childhood home in Promise Falls, New York. David believes his life is in free fall, and he can’t find a way to stop his descent. Then he comes across a family secret of epic proportions. A year after a devastating miscarriage, David’s cousin Marla has continued to struggle. But when David’s mother asks him to check on her, he’s horrified to discover that she’s been secretly raising a child who is not her own—a baby she claims was a gift from an “angel” left on her porch. When the baby’s real mother is found murdered, David can’t help wanting to piece together what happened—even if it means proving his own cousin’s guilt. But as he uncovers each piece of evidence, David realizes that Marla’s mysterious child is just the tip of the iceberg. Other strange things are happening. Animals are found ritually slaughtered. An ominous abandoned Ferris wheel seems to stand as a warning that something dark has infected Promise Falls. And someone has decided that the entire town must pay for the sins of its past…in blood. From the Hardcover edition.
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