The Casual Vacancy by J. K. Rowling (Hardcover)
When Barry Fairweather dies unexpectedly in his early forties, the little town of Pagford is left in shock. Pagford is, seemingly, an English idyll, with a cobbled market square and an ancient abbey, but what lies behind the pretty façade is a town at war. Rich at war with poor, teenagers at war with their parents, wives at war with their husbands, teachers at war with their pupils...Pagford is not what it first seems. And the empty seat left by Barry on the town's council soon becomes the catalyst for the biggest war the town has yet seen. Who will triumph in an election fraught with passion, duplicity and...
Books With Style Harper'S Bazaar: Greatest Hits - No Color
A dazzling coffee table book from America's longest running fashion magazine, Harpers Bazaar: Greatest Hits is a collection of more than 300 photographs that chronicle the best fashion of our time. * By Glenda Bailey, Stephen Gan, and Elizabeth Hummer. * Hardcover, 320 pages * 10" x 13" x 1.25" * Imprint: Abrams. * ISBN 13: 978 1419700705. Available sizes: One Size
Book of Secrets
Did you know there's a secret daily flight from the United States to Cuba? Or, that in 1966, the U.S. government smashed a bacteria-laden light bulb inside the New York subway system? Or that there are quite a few abandoned underground New York subway stations? Or, that there's an entire (now-abandoned) underground movie theater in France? Of course not, because they are secrets. And this book is full of them. That's why it's called [insert eerie music here] the Book of Secrets. OOOOoooooo...
Sneakiest Uses for Everyday Things
From alternative energy simulations to sneaky animated origami to paper airplane experiments, Sneakiest Uses for Everyday Objects is jam-packed with engaging and educational projects for the wannabe detectives, scientists, and adventurers in us all. This book is volume 3 in the awesome Sneaky Uses series by famed author and gadget-man, Cy Tymony...