Book Gifts 2013 Under $10 - Book Gift Guide for 2013

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Deadrise: A Ben Blackshaw Novel


Description: Award-winning writer Robert Blake Whitehill’s amazing breakout thriller Deadrise: A Ben Blackshaw Novel... Diving the Chesapeake Bay for oysters after a late season hurricane, former S.E.A.L. Ben Blackshaw discovers the recent wreck of a speedboat mired on the bottom. It’s jammed with millions in gold bullion, and one other box that turns out to be a suitcase dirty bomb…its time counting down to zero just twenty-four hours away. But the real shock is yet to come. At the helm of the wreck bobs a corpse; a man Ben has not seen in fifteen years: his father. That’s when Chalk and his jackals descend upon the god-fearing people of Smith Island. To repel Chalk’s invasion, Ben and his Smith Island irregulars must set aside a corrosive mistrust of each other brought on by the influx of untold wealth. After a rocky start, Ben finally persuades a small cadre– including his smart, no-nonsense Natural Resources Police officer fiancé LuAnna, and his impassive oyster culler Knocker Ellis - that their recent hardscrabble times could be set right if they manage to keep this orphaned gold for themselves, and somehow stop that nuclear bomb before it blows them all out of the Chesapeake.

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Whisper Of Crows

Whisper of crows novel cover

Description: Somebody smart once said, "that which is real, is that which never changes." Kanaan James is a disturbed teenage boy obsessed with his childhood friend Abigail Caulfield. A horrible accident leaves Abigail stricken with amnesia and Kanaan, desperate for her attention, convinces her they are soul mates, running from the law. In the midst of a passionate love affair, while hiding in an old abandoned house deep in the woods, Kanaan is forced to test the boundaries of his own humanity.

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Daily Decadence: The Art Of Sensual Living By Sherri Dobay


Description: Combine the free spirit of Anais Nin with a generous helping of the bestselling Intercourses: An Aphrodisiac Cookbook and the result is Daily Decadence: The Art of Sensual Living. It’s a momentary farewell to daily routines and a welcoming parlay to inspired decadence, to the fabulous things all around and ready to delight us. Through stories, recipes, wine selections, and original art by the author, readers are invited to stop, open their eyes and themselves to touch-taste-feel and celebrate something luxuriant each day. Daily Decadence is takes readers on a sexy adventure full of romantic escapes, simple yet sumptuous meals, creative encounters, horse tales, moonlit escapades and enchanted revelations - all paired with author Sherri Dobay's sassy wine picks and evocative tasting notes. Designed to inspire and created with love, Daily Decadence will remind readers to stop for a moment and focus one’s awareness softly, opening the senses in all directions to take in one’s own dazzling world, renewed and enlivened.

Price: $9.99 to $15.00 Visit the Website

Brand Delusions By Bill Leider

Brand Delusions: Exploding the myths and helping you improve your Brand - professionally and personally

Description: Brand Deulsions offers an entertaining new look at modern organization culture, business and personal branding. With interconnected, complex, and well developed characters everyone can identify with, Brand Delusions takes a look at branding from the vantage points of everyone in a company’s hierarchy. A page turner filled with information you wish you had learned in college, and lessons you can apply as a manager, employee, executive, or entrepreneur, Brand Delusions is a must-read. Available online (Ebook: $9.99. Soft-Cover: $19.95).

Price: $9.99 to $19.95 Visit the Website

"A Southern Solution" By Alan Beck

Description: Laugh Or Else It Will Hurt Given all the turmoil in our country today about the economy, our debt, foreign policy, you name it - there is only one possible solution, says satirist Alan Beck. Laugh. “If you can’t laugh at it, it’s only going to hurt,” says Beck. “Conveying the message of our downward spiral is important as we seem to stall at any important decisions in our society.” A Southern Solution is a dark satire about the disappearing American Dream. The main character's plans for a lazy, margarita-fueled retirement are thrown into chaos when a zany cast of characters steps into the picture. Both the FBI and the Chinese government seem to have bigger plans for him, and Kopfklopper soon finds himself in a dizzying whirlwind of political intrigue. As he works his way through the mess, he finds the key to balancing America’s national budget without negatively impacting anyone, and now the clock is ticking as he decides whether to become the next big politician or to stick with his new life of leisure on the beach. Beck believes A Southern Solution will appeal to mature audiences disillusioned with the current political, economical and ethical state of America, much like his main character. He takes serious events happening around the world today and puts a humorous twist on them in order to engage readers, rather than bore us with a recap of the events we live through day after day.

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Reflected In You: A Crossfire Novel

Reflected in You: A Crossfire Novel

Description: THE #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER Gideon Cross. As beautiful and flawless on the outside as he was damaged and tormented on the inside. He was a bright, scorching flame that singed me with the darkest of pleasures. I couldn't stay away. I didn't want to. He was my addiction... my every desire... mine. My past was as violent as his, and I was just as broken. We'd never work. It was too hard, too painful... except when it was perfect. Those moments when the driving hunger and desperate love were the most exquisite insanity. We were bound by our need. And our passion would take us beyond our limits to the sweetest, sharpest edge of obsession...

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New Samurai Action Manga (graphic Novel) RUROUNI KENSHIN: RESTORATION From VIZ Media

RUROUNI KENSHIN manga © 1994 by Nobuhiro Watsuki/SHUEISHA Inc.

Description: Fans of the original RUORINI KENSHIN series, as well as those interested in action, adventure, romance, historical intrigue, and samurai culture will love this new manga (graphic novel) from VIZ Media, North America's largest distributor and licensor of anime and manga. Offering a twist on his original smash hit samurai story-RUROUNI KENSHIN, creator Nobuhiro Watsuki's artwork, particularly his energetic action sequences shine in this new tale of a wandering swordsman during Japan’s chaotic Meiji Restoration - RUROUNI KENSHIN: RESTORATION. Kenshin, a slight and mild-mannered young man who once served as an assassin for anti-Shogunate forces returns with his reverse-bladed katana and deadly skills. During the violent upheaval of the Bakumatsu era (1853-1968), Hitokiri Battosai was a feared and ruthless assassin. But now that the Meiji Restoration has begun to heal the wounds of civil war, Battosai has taken up a new name and calling - he is now Rurouni Kenshin, a ronin (masterless) wanderer who has vowed only to draw his sword to protect those in need. But not everyone is pleased with Kenshin’s new direction, and enemies from his dark past have vowed to bring him down. Action packed from the first page! Creator Nobuhiro Watsuki has earned a multitude of accolades for RUROUNI KENSHIN, which became an international sensation selling more than 57 million copies and inspiring an animated TV series, and several successful animated feature films. Free chapter preview Rated ‘T’ for Teens. (Digital edition is also available on

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Shares important lessons about overcoming obstacles, achieving goals, and pulling together when it matters most!

Description: Former pro basketball player and successful children’s writer A.D. Erving has not only penned the first of his inspiring and exciting kid’s/young adult 10-book e-book “The Dream Ten Series – “David’s Miracle” - which follows a group of young underdogs who get rejected from their own local club basketball team and proceed to form their own - but has enlisted NBA superstar Stephen Curry to become the brand ambassador for the books! “The Dream Ten - “David’s Miracle” focuses on 12-year-old David “the Brain” Malone, who, at 4 feet and 6 inches, is the shortest boy on the team. But what he lacks in height he makes up for in speed and agility. When David and his friends get rejected by the prestigious Raymond Hills Warriors, their local club basketball team, what do they do? They form their own team, the Dream Ten! With a little help from a local hoops legend, Michael Erwin, and with a lot of hard work, the boys learn to confront the unforgiving challenges of youth basketball, including their biggest rival: Dennis “the Truck” McDonald. Filled with exhilarating basketball action, this heartfelt story will really give kids something to cheer about!

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Burden Lifters: Every Woman's Daily Guide To A Healthy, Happy Life

Burden Lifters: Every Woman's Daily Guide to a Healthy, Happy Life

Description: Burden Lifters: Every Woman's Daily Guide to a Healthy, Happy Life offers all women regardless of age, marital status or profession, a message of practical hope for facing life’s challenges successfully by utilizing the plentiful supply of resource that God extends through robust scriptural promises, intimate caring relationships, as well as a generous supply of buoyant faith-full, healthy-living instruction.

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The Couple's Retirement Puzzle: 10 Must-Have Conversations For Transitioning To The Second Half Of Life

Roberta K. Taylor

Description: We are in the midst of a "longevity revolution" with more than seventy-eight million baby boomers pioneering a new life stage characterized by living and working longer, developing second or third careers and taking advantage - as never before -- of new opportunities for learning and growth. Couples in midlife and beyond are being challenged to redefine retirement and reinvent themselves and their relationships in order to enjoy a sense of meaning, purpose and belonging in the second half of life."The Couple's Retirement Puzzle: 10 Must-Have Conversations for Transitioning to the Second Half of Life" is filled with conversations such as: • If, When and How to Retire • Let's Talk About Money• Changing Roles and Identity• Time Together, Time Apart• Health and WellnessThe book provides real-life examples as well as tips and techniques that can help couples learn to communicate more effectively and plan together for the next part of life.

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Who Knew 10,0001 Easy Solutions To Everyday Problems

Who Knew?: 10,001 Easy Solutions to Everyday Problems

Description: Who Knew?: 10,001 Easy Solutions to Everyday Problems is filled with thousands of simple solutions to everyday problems and easy , innovative ways to make a dollar go farther. Find out how to turn packing peanuts into must-have beauty products, keep jeans from fading by using vinegar, deter garden pests with aluminum, remove old bumper stickers with cold cream and more; all with the flip of a page.

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Great Kitchen Secrets

Great Kitchen Secrets

Description: Great Kitchen Secrets by Chef Tony spills the beans on some of the world’s best cooking and food preparation tips. Learn how to take the acid out of tomato sauce, why you should always cook stew with a cork in it, how to make old coffee new, how to tell the age of your eggs and more. Also included in the book are kitchen safety, cleaning, and organizational tips.

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Books Of Responsibility

There are 16 books in the collection, each addressing a specific character trait.

Description: “Books of Responsibility” from Young People's Press are beautiful story books that span a wide range of ages. The books help children establish a rich foundation of social-emotional development and learn habits of good character such as sharing, patience, fairness and more. Each book contains a collection of stories from around the word relating to the topic of the book. These books are like little pieces of literature with gorgeous, vibrant artwork throughout. The stories also emphasize diversity as the lessons and stories are adapted from cultures around the world. The collection is appropriate for reading level grades 2 – 5, but the books also serve as excellent storybooks for toddlers, pre-schoolers and kindergarteners who are learning their social skills.

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Be You-T-Full: Looking Your Best With Botox, Lasers And Other Magical Cosmetic Treatments

Be You-T-Full: Looking your best with Botox, lasers and other magical cosmetic treatments

Description: Dr. Beth Haney, DNP, a board certified family nurse practitioner and doctor of nursing practice, guides you through the maze of cosmetic treatments to find out what is best for your skin type. Are you seeing brown spots, more wrinkles around your eyes? What can you do? This book provides answers those questions and many more about Botox, lasers, Juvederm, Dysport, Microdermabrasion, peels, skincare and more. With over 160 pages of information and before and after pictures, you will be able to navigate your way to finding the best solution to stay "looking younger" longer. It’s whimsical, forward thinking, easy to read, and provides you a “Go To” solution. Join OC Housewives Tamra Barney and Vicki Gunvalson and read how you can TURN BACK THE CLOCK on aging! Author information: Dr. Beth Haney holds a doctorate in nursing practice and a master’s degree in nursing science. She is the owner of Luxe Aesthetic Center in Yorba Linda and is President of the California Association for Nurse Practitioners. She see’s over 3,000 patients a year who want to look and feel better. Learn more about brown spots, anti-aging, cosmetic treatments and more. Turn back the clock on aging! Available in paperback ($19.95) Kindle version ($9.99)

Price: $9.95 to $19.95 Visit the Website

Diary Of A Beverly Hills Matchmaker

Diary of a Beverly Hills Matchmaker

Description: In Diary of a Beverly Hills Matchmaker, Marla takes her readers for a hilarious romp through her days as an L.A. matchmaker and her daily struggles to keep her self-esteem from imploding in a town where looks are everything and money talks. From juggling the demands her out-of-touch clients to trying her best to meet the capricious demands of an insensitive boss to the ups and downs of her own marriage to a Latin husband who doesn't think that she is 'domestic' enough, Marla writes with charm and self-effacement about the universal struggles that all women face in their lives. Readers will laugh, cringe, and cry as they journey with her through outrageous stories about the indignities of dating in Los Angeles, dealing with overblown egos, vicariously hobnobbing with celebrities, and navigating the wannabe-land of Beverly Hills. In a city where perfection is almost a prerequisite, even Marla can't help but run for the Botox every once in a while.

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Accountability Citizenship


Description: Voter apathy in the United States is reaching epic proportions. Data from the Statistical Abstract of the United States indicates that only 37 percent of eligible residents participated in the 2002, 2006, and 2010 Congressional elections. Additionally, voter participation in federal elections from 1932 through 2010 was an average of 17 percent lower in non-presidential election years than in presidential election years. Have you ever wondered why more Americans don’t vote today? How has this decrease in voter turnout affected the quality of our leadership and our country? In the new book, Accountability Citizenship, army veteran, former political insider, executive, and author, Stephen P. Tryon, reveals how the decades-old decline in U.S. voter participation has affected the country, and why it’s imperative that ordinary Americans get more involved in the business of Washington, D.C. Written from a non-partisan perspective, Tryon presents the ultimate toolkit to empower individual citizens to participate in the American political process, and a step-by-step guide to restoring empowerment and efficiency in the government.

Price: $9.40 to $20.69 Visit the Website

Poignant Memoir On Early Onset Alzheimer's Disease

Beside The Mountain: Finding Strength and Courage Through My Father's Early Onset Alzheimer's Disease

Description: Beside The Mountain: Finding Strength and Courage Through My Father's Early Onset Alzheimer's Disease by Stefania Silvestri is a poignant new memoir detailing Silvestri's struggle as a caretaker from the age of 14. Her father was first diagnosed with the disease at age 48 and quickly declined, eventually not being able to do much of anything for himself. One reviewer/caretaker has said: "As a child of a parent who is suffering from Alzheimer's, Stefania has thrown a life preserver to all of us who are drowning in the trials of this disease. We know we are not alone, and that there is hope to surviving."

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Nail-biting Thriller Leads Reader On The Greatest Treasure Hunt Of All Time

The Countershaded Ibex

Description: One man’s distress over the explosive standoff that dominates the current Middle East conflict is the backdrop for this rollicking adventure, in the mold of the most exciting exploits of Indiana Jones. Combining historical, biblical and present-day political realities, The Countershaded Ibex by Andrew Warren is filled with nail-biting action, murder, Middle Eastern conflicts and Vatican secrets. The plot begins when Max Gilbert, a renowned professor of Middle Eastern studies and intrepid explorer, receives a middle-of-the-night phone call from a stranger half way around the world, who claims to know the secret of the vast buried treasure described in one of the Dead Sea scrolls.

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What would mankind do – both moral and immoral - if faced with an apocalyptic situation?

Description: James North, former U.S. Navy intelligence officer and political analyst, uses the complex and highly controversial issue of climate change to examine a very dark question in his new thought-provoking international thriller, Deep Deception. What would mankind do – both moral and immoral - if faced with an apocalyptic situation on earth as a result of irreversible global warming? Deep Deception begins as Caroline Dupré’s world is turned upside down when her political activist husband, François Dupré, is killed during a protest he organized in Malaysia that turned into a deadly riot. But François’ tragic death was no random act of violence. He was assassinated to stop him from revealing information that could destroy the sinister plans of a powerful and politically well-connected American oil tycoon. Soon after the activist’s death, the people who killed him discover that Caroline also holds information, albeit unwittingly, that could expose them. As people around her begin disappearing and her son is kidnapped, Caroline, in a race against time, struggling with killers hired by one of the world’s most powerful men, realizes that she must use her wit and steely resolve to save herself, her son, and possibly millions from certain death. Deep Deception will keep you on the edge of your seat...AND looking over your shoulder at this very real global threat.

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White Coat And Sneakers By Hillary Chollet

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Description: It’s a story that engenders pride and determination in the hearts of Americans everywhere: a young man, Hillary Chollet, is born the great-grandson of a slave – he’s accepted at Tulane University but they rescind their offer because his skin is too dark. So he moves on…to Cornell University, where he is a football and basketball legend, earns his medical degree and becomes a surgeon. In the incredible new book White Coat and Sneakers Hillary Chollet’s son, Hillary Chollet Jr., takes readers on a thought-provoking journey from modern day Los Angeles to turn-of-the-century Louisiana.

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MELANCHOLY OF MECHAGIRL Is An Exciting New Collection Of Fantasy/Sci Fi Stories & Poems From Best Selling Author-Catherynne M. Valente

MELANCHOLY OF MECHAGIRL from VIZ Media's SciFi/Fantasy imprint Haikasoru

Description: MELANCHOLY OF MECHAGIRL, released under VIZ Media’s Haikasoru imprint, is a collection of imaginative stories and poems from New York Times Best Selling Author, Catherynne M. Valente, and is rated ‘T’ for Teens. The collection includes - a woman who dreams of machines; a paper lantern that falls in love; the most compelling video game that you’ve never played – and that nobody can ever play twice. The Haikasoru imprint publishes some of the most compelling contemporary Japanese science fiction and fantasy stories for English-speaking audiences in the US. Though this is the first release by a non-Japanese author, Catherynne Valente’s vivid prose and Japanese inspirations make this collection a perfect fit for the popular imprint. This collection includes the celebrated novella- Silently And Very Fast, the award-nominated-13 Ways of Looking at Space/Time, and Ghosts of Gunkankima. $14.99 U.S. - $16.99 Canada *eBook edition also available for $8.99 U.S. & Canada (*for the Amazon Kindle, Apple’s iBooks Store, and the Barnes & Noble’s Nook Book Store.) From VIZ Media (

Price: $8.88 to $16.99 Visit the Website


Takes readers of all ages on a fantastic voyage into magical inter-dimensions

Description: Robin Howard author of the Jim Long Space Agent Astral Adventure series believes that when we enter into the worlds of science fiction and fantasy we are leaving the normal physical world that’s just the respite we need from today’s hectic times. As a young boy, Howard was captivated by the 50’s era of science fiction and fantasy. Battle of the Archangels, the newest release and book five of his incredible action series, continues the adventures of space agent Jim Long - a character, complete with matchstick figures and storylines, conjured up in Howard’s 13-year-old mind. Battle of the Archangels takes readers on a unique science fiction experience that is seamlessly interwoven with fantasy, the author’s own supernatural experiences and a touch of the paranormal to create a trip through time they won’t soon forget. Agent and astral traveler Jim Long is ordered to explore a slowly fermenting and escalating disorderly chaos amongst planets with peaceful advanced civilizations. For readers of all ages, Battle of the Archangels goes beyond an amazing science fiction tale to explore the meaning of existence between God, humankind and Archangels to prove there is more to life than we will ever know in this lifetime.

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Do You Live On Purpose?

Description: “Do You Live on Purpose?” details an approach to life that encourages readers to move forward with passionate action in order to achieve their dreams. The book is about finding, living and being challenged by our true purpose. The novel does not solve problems or challenges; instead, it brings past behaviors and current events to light. It asks readers to have a purpose behind their current routines.

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SPA WARS: The Ugly Truth About The Beauty Industry

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Description: “Spa Wars: The Ugly Truth About the Beauty Industry” the new book by Consumer Advocate, Beauty Myth Buster and Certified Esthetician Lora Condon brings together the funniest true stories and the professional insight gleamed from over 15 years in the Spa and beauty industry. Irreverent, insightful, hilarious and actionable, “Spa Wars” is an invaluable tome for beauty junkies and wellness purists alike.

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BARRAGE Manga (graphic Novel) For Teens

BARRAGE Vol. 1 from VIZ Media

Description: Volume 1 of one of the latest manga series from VIZ Media -BARRAGE is an exciting space battle fantasy series by creator Kouhei Horikoshi. The series, which debuted in Japan in Weekly Shonen Jump in May 2012 is set on a planet called Industria, which is in a state of chaos, and its fate lays in the hands of Astro, a kid from the slums! In order to save the planet, Astro will have to battle terrifying aliens while learning how to fight from his even more frightening guardian, the exacting knight Tiamat. A not-to-be-missed new series from VIZ Media. VOL. 1 rates 'T' for teens US/$7.99 CANADA/$9.99

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REDAKAI VOL. 1 Manga (Graphic Novel) For All Ages

REDAKAI Vol. 1 manga (graphic novel) for all ages from VIZ Media

Description: Action fans of all ages will be thrilled with the original graphic novel series REDAKAI, inspired by the innovative trading card game (developed by Spin Master) and the Cartoon Network animated series. REDAKAI Volume 1 follows the adventures of Team Stax as they race against competitors searching the world for mystical Kairu energy, the primal power of the universe. In the hands of good, Kairu is a living energy that guides the universe. But in the hands of evil, Kairu is the most destructive power in the world. Those who can harness it can eventually obtain the highest rank of Kairu warrior: Redakai. Ky, Maya and Boomer are Team Stax. Together they plan to conquer the Kairu! REDAKAI appeals to fans of all ages with it's "old-school adventure mixed with sci-fi and modern gaming-based storytelling." This title is rated "A" - appropriate for all ages and is a new series under the VIZ Kids imprint from VIZ Media (the largest publisher, distributor and licensor of manga (graphic novels) and anime in North America, $7.99 U.S. price / $9.99 Canada price

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VOLTRON FORCE®, VOL. 5: DRAGON DAWN Manga (graphic Novel) For All Ages

Voltron Force ™ & © World Events Productions. Under license to Classic Media

Description: In this riveting outer space action graphic novel series VOLTRON FORCE®, VIZ Media brings a continuation of the classic ‘80s cartoon, Voltron: Defender of the Universe, with updated story lines and characters for a whole new generation. These all-new, original adventures featuring Larmina, Daniel and Vince, the Voltron Force cadets will delight fans of all ages. Years ago, Voltron mysteriously disappeared, and the five lions were scattered throughout the universe. Over time, the lions were recovered by the original Voltron Force: Lance, Pidge, Hunk, Princess Allura, and Commander Keith. Now, with the help of three new recruits, Voltron rises again, to defend the universe once more! In this latest volume, there’s a species of dragon on Planet Doom that hatches every hundred years. The eggs are just about to hatch, and Maahox orders the Drule army to collect them and ship them off to Planet Arus! Will the dragon dawn be too much for the Voltron Force? VOLRON became a pop-culture icon and globally recognized when it was introduced in the 1980’s as a hit television series also inspiring a best-selling toy line. Rated "A" appropriate for all ages. price $7.99 U.S. and $9.99 in Canada

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Both a ‘rite of passage’ and a unique commentary on the social issues of a pre-feminist era without mass tourism, easy communication and the contraception pill

Description: What was it like to be an independent head-strong young woman in the fifties; before the feminist movement, the consumer boom of the Sixties, cheap air travel, universal TV and the internet? Where traditional values were still very strong? Valerie Thornhill, internationally known art historian and winner of The People’s Book Prize 2012, answers those questions and takes readers on an incredible journey through history with her stunning new memoir 1955 The Summer When... 1955 The Summer When... recalls the excitement and apprehension of a first year Cambridge student invited to stay with her Professor in Paris. Travelling across a continent recovering from six years of war, Valerie Thornhill’s journey is filled with fantastic adventures and formative life experiences along the way including: a dramatic scene at a bullfight in Spain; an attempt made at the Alhambra in Granada to recruit her for the white slave trade; pursued by Italian men, she dates four in one day and ends up with Francesco, a war veteran; being arrested in Milan and narrowly escaping prison; attending a literary reception in Paris where she meets some famous, avant-garde intellectuals of the day including Simone de Beauvoir, Francoise Sagan and Count Guy de Lavalliere.

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Fern Michaels Makes Surprise Return To Bestselling "Sisterhood" Series With GOTCHA!

GOTCHA! by Fern Michaels

Description: A publishing legend and the author of more than 53 consecutive New York Times and USA Today bestsellers, Fern Michaels has long been cherished by readers for her poignant tales of love and family. Among the most beloved and enduring characters created by Fern Michaels are those of the Sisterhood, a group of seven very unique women bonded by unforgettable adventures and indelible friendship. The series was first introduced with WEEKEND WARRIORS, which debuted on the New York Times, USA Today and Publishers Weekly bestsellers lists. Another 19 New York Times and USA Today bestselling adventures followed until 2011, when HOME FREE was announced as the twentieth and final book in the Sisterhood. Fern Michaels fans thought they had to bid farewell to her most popular series. However, in July 2013 Fern Michaels reignites the Sisterhood with GOTCHA!, a surprise 21st installment featuring the return of the series’ beloved characters, a thrilling storyline and original recipes. Once again, the Sisterhood proves that payback is worth waiting for, especially when it’s delivered by expert hands.

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Description: Under the VIZ KIDS imprint, VIZ Media’s MR. MEN And LITTLE MISS collection features comic book versions of characters from the popular Mr. Men And Little Miss™ series of children’s books, originally created by author Roger Hargreaves in 1971. LITTLE MISS DAREDEVIL: THE INCREDIBLE RACE takes readers along for a wild ride as this spunky LITTLE MISS scales the top of Mount Dillydale, takes a wrong turn and rockets into outer space, and proves that no thrill’s too thrilling for Little Miss D!

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MAMESHIBA: WE COULD BE HEROES graphic novel for all ages

Description: MAMESHIBA: WE COULD BE HEROES graphic novel (manga) rated for all ages from VIZ Media's VIZ Kids imprint Are they beans? Are they dogs? Not quite either one – they're Mameshiba! These cute friends are back for more laughs, more trivia, and more adventure! This time, the intrepid legumes travel to a magical land, combine to form a giant robot, and help a friend in love. Plus, Tiger Bean stars in three adorable shorts created by Lark Pien (Long Tail Kitty, Mr. Elephanter)! $6.99 U.S. / $7.99 Canada

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Featuring “Accidental Detective” Kristen Maroney

Description: Author Susan LaDue is back with Tropical Scam, the newest book in her compelling Kristen Maroney Mystery series, featuring Kristen, “the accidental sleuth” who is too nosy for her own good! This time, LaDue goes deep into the danger zone of the Caribbean’s unregulated real estate industry and the regrettable greed it evokes. If you work in the tourist industry in the Caribbean, summer is a time of too much heat and too little money. Boutique owner Kristen is busy trying to sell off last season's inventory when her friend Claire tells her that a mutual friend, Flor, is a victim of a shady real estate deal. Thinking only to help Flor, Kristen unearths widespread real estate fraud. Unhappy at the exposure, the fraudsters come after Kristen in a big way, and she is forced to bring them to justice or suffer irreparable harm. “Tropical Scam, along with the other mystery books in the series, stand out because they’re “quickies” and can be read in a single sitting,” adds LaDue. “Along with the added bonus that reading a Kristen Maroney mystery is like taking a short vacation to the Caribbean!”

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WINX CLUB, VOL. 4: DRAGON’S FLAME (graphic Novel For All Ages)

Winx Club © 2012 Rainbow and Viacom. (Copyright All Rights Reserved. Nickelodeon and all related titles and logos are trademarks of Viacom International Inc.)

Description: The WINX CLUB graphic novels follow the magical adventures of five best friends – Bloom, Stella, Musa, Tecna and Flora – at Alfea, a school for fairies in the amazing dimension of Magix. This group of beautiful fairies fights evil using their unique magical powers! As they battle scary monsters and troublemaking witches, the girls become stronger fairies and closer friends. In volume 4, after The Trix steal the power of the Dragon Flame from Bloom, they set out to seize control of the whole Magix dimension! As the Winx Club battles The Trix and Bloom tries to get her power back, some unexpected help comes from Aisha – the Fairy of Waves – and the magical Pixies! From VIZ Media $6.99 U.S. / $7.99 Canada

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Bad Idea by Damon Suede

Description: Reclusive comic book artist Trip Spector spends his life doodling super-square, straitlaced superheroes, hiding from his fans, and crushing on his unattainable boss until he meets the dork of his dreams. Silas Goolsby is a rowdy FX makeup creator with a loveless love life and a secret streak of geek who yearns for unlikely rescues and a truly creative partnership. In the new book Bad Idea, bestselling author Damon Suede (whose first novel Hot Head was #1 in the gay romance genre on Amazon for 6 months) provides readers with a compelling love story – but this is not your grandmother’s romance novel!

Price: $6.99 to $16.19 Visit the Website

VIZ Media Brings HELLO KITTY To Comics! (Perfect Holiday Gift!)

Hello Kitty: HERE WE GO! (© 1976, 2013 SANRIO CO., LTD)

Description: Just in time for holiday gift giving VIZ Media brings the first ever HELLO KITTY comic book adventures with the release of Vol. 1 - HERE WE GO! In this first-ever-HELLO KITTY comic book adventure- Hello Kitty fans can can join her as she explores an underground realm, moonlights as an international super spy, climbs the Himalayas, travels back in time, and discovers that sometimes, the best place to get away from it all is between the pages of a good book. Plus, guest artist Susie Ghahremani takes Hello Kitty on some unexpected detours! Story and Art by Jacob Chabot and Jorge Monlongo Rated "A' For all Ages. $7.99 Also Available in digital on VIZ Manga for iOS, Android, Nook and web browsers. Coming in January 2014 Vol 2 - HELLO KITTY DELICIOUS!

Price: $6.99 to $7.99 Visit the Website

Ugly Dolls Vol. 2 - SHHHHHHHH! Graphic Novel

SHHHHHHHH! (UGLY DOLLS TM, ®, and © 2013, Pretty Ugly, LLC. All Rights Reserved)

Description: UGLY DOLLS Vol. 2 - SHHHHHHHH! This is the perfect holiday gift for the Ugly Dolls fan in your life - An adorable followup to VIZ Media's hit release of the new-first time ever comic starring the beloved UGLY DOLLS. Everything is very, very quiet. Especially the secret secrets: identities, hiding places and crushes. Plus there's a library, donuts and the silent science of ninjocity. We'd like to tell you more, but it's all very hush-hush. So get in there and read all about it! Silently, of course. This adventure includes special guest artists Chanmen, Peter Fowler and Bwana Spoons! Rated "A" for all ages (If you missed it - be sure to pick up Ugly Dolls Vol. 1 GOIN PLACES'! This was the first ever comic for the beloved UGLY DOLLS with a fun adventure as the Uglys rocket into space, travel back in time and sail the seven seas. Or at least one of them. -and coming in January - UGLY DOLLS Vol. 3-EAT DAT

Price: $6.99 to $7.99 Visit the Website

Childrens Book: Some Parts Are NOT For Sharing

Algunas Partes NO Son Para Compartir

Description: Some Parts are NOT for Sharing is a child’s first book on body safety. This book describes to very young children age’s 0-7 years what to do if they encounter unwanted touch. With the information in this book children will be informed about what areas are private and what to do if someone touches them in these areas. This book is fun and non- threatening. It is a must read for every parent and child. There is no greater gift a parent can give their child than the gift of safety. To read the entire book visit: This book is also available in Spanish.

Price: $6.99 to $7.00 Visit the Website

Wonderword Puzzle Books

Enjoy A Wonderword Puzzling Book Today!

Description: Wonderword puzzling books are excellent gift-giving options for all ages and are the perfect size for stocking stuffers. For more than 30 years, Wonderword has delighted and challenged puzzle players every day. Legendary puzzle creator David Ouellet builds each puzzle by hand. Puzzles are themed, often bringing in pop culture and trending topics. Wonderword volume books are available at the low cost of $6.95.

Price: $6.95 to $11.95 Visit the Website

INDIAN AFFAIRS ~ Can Love Triumph Over Destiny?

37the novel, available at (Kindle)

Description: Turning conventional wisdom on its head, Washington socialite Alessandra O'Quinn and her lover, Indian shaman Manuel Mondragon, defy time, space, politics and family to come together in the sweeping canvas of the 1920's New Mexico outpost of Taos. The question is: Can they defy destiny to stay together? The story follows Alessandra, who has been exiled to Taos to either recover from tuberculosis or die. Her lover, Manuel, battles for her health and her love as Alessandra in turn battles her father and her husband for her right to independence. Alessandra willingly takes on the Bureau of Indian Affairs on behalf of the Taos Indians who have been fighting for rights to Blue Lake - the lake revered by the tribe who believe their ancient culture was created out of its sacred waters. As a place of ritual worship, the Indians also believe the lake is essential to their religion and everyday life. Against this beautiful, historic backdrop, pass Mabel Dodge Luhan, Willa Cather, Dr. Carl Jung, Georgia O'Keeffe and D.H. Lawrence, among other prominent personages of the day.

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Black Tortoise And The Dynasty Dragon By Eileen Wacker

Award winning children's book series, Fujimini Island Adventures

Description: A popular series throughout the Hawaiian Islands, the award winning Fujimini Adventure series introduces children to Asian culture and important life lessons through an array of endearing stories that all take place on the fictitious Fujimini Island. The series will be introduced on mainland this fall. Written by award winning author Eileen Wacker, the series features a collection of Asian inspired animals, such as the Pink and Green Hamster, Red Penguin, Samurai Tortoise among other adorable animals that all live on the magical Fujimini Island. Each adventure-based story has an educational message and a happy ending. The series currently consists of 5 books that target the 5-8 year old reader. Each book contains a Fujimini Adventure Series Glossary that explains different Asian items found in the stories such as bonsai tree, chopsticks, sushi, moon festival, samurai warriors, etc. and adds to the fun of the stories.

Price: $5.99 to $10.99 Visit the Website


Great. Beautifully crafted; well-written, with a loving attention to detail. Among the best of its genre. -

Description: Keith Yatsuhashi, brings a wildly original fusion of Japanese myth, culture, and history to a heart-pounding epic of warring gods and gigantic beasts to his debut release, Kojiki! When eighteen-year-old Keiko Yamada’s father dies unexpectedly, he leaves behind a one way ticket to Japan, an unintelligible death poem about powerful Japanese spirits and their gigantic, beast-like Guardians, and the cryptic words: “Go to Japan in my place. Find the Gate. My camera will show you the way.” Alone and afraid, Keiko travels to Tokyo, determined to fulfill her father’s dying wish. There, beneath glittering neon signs, her father’s death poem comes to life. Ancient spirits spring from the shadows. Chaos envelops the city, and as Keiko flees its burning streets, her guide, the beautiful Yui Akiko, makes a stunning confession--that she, Yui, is one of a handful of spirits left behind to defend the world against the most powerful among them: a once noble spirit now insane. Keiko must decide if she will honor her father’s heritage and take her rightful place among the gods. Kojiki’s very unique spin of using strong female characters to fight epic battles is a great draw for readers of all ages!

Price: $5.99 Visit the Website

VIZ Media Releases Volume 3 Of The MAMESHIBA Series In Time For Holiday!


Description: Mameshiba:ENCHANTED (Volume 3) The third volume in VIZ Media's Mameshiba comic from their newly launched kids brand-Perfect Square is a great comic for kids (or "kids-at-heart".) There's magic in the air! Cranberry Bean is under a spell, Edamame's kitchen is haunted, and Sword Bean is protecting the newest members of the Mameshiba family: Babyshiba! It’s all fun and games until someone upsets a magic tortoise! Rated "A" for all ages. Also available via VIZ Manga for iOS, Android and web browsers iBookstore, Kindle, Nook. and Perfect Square App for iPad. If you missed either of the first volumes be sure to pick them up-kids will love this series! Mameshiba:WE COULD BE HEROES (Vol. 2) and Mameshiba: ONE THE LOOSE (Vol 1)

Price: $5.99 to $6.99 Visit the Website


Just Hatched Products

Description: Just Hatched, a brand new baby care line by Garcoa Labs, takes the guesswork out of bathtime. A Sulfate/Paraben/Phthlate and Gluten-Free baby care collection, Just Hatched is love and sunshine bottled with "No Yucky Stuff Inside." Each product,Bright Baby (Shampoo), Happy Baby (Body Wash) and Soft Baby (Body Lotion), is formulated with the mildest and most natural ingredients, all at an affordable price. Just Hatched features yummy-smelling scents including tapioca, coconut, milk and sugar and the brand will debut three new products in 2012: Butter My Bottom (Tushy Cream), Love My Baby (Body Oil) and Precious Baby (Dusting Powder).

Price: $5.00 to $6.00 Visit the Website

Mom! I Want To Be A Star By Irene "The Dray" Dreayer

The Ultimate Showbiz Handbook by Hollywood's #1 Kid Talent Expert

Description: The ultimate showbiz “how to” guide for aspiring kids and their parents written by Hollywood’s #1 Kid Talent Expert & Disney/ABC/The WB Executive Producer Irene Dreayer (The Dray). Most parents and kids don’t understand the steps or how to navigate the ins and outs of the industry. Most make critical mistakes. As Hollywood’s only trusted career coach for kid talent, Irene Dreayer developed THE DRAY WAY as her proven method for guiding showbiz kids and their parents on how to audition correctly, handle the business side and deal with issues such as image and rejection. The Dray Way is her method for working with kids and training parents on how to pursue this business we call show in a strategic manner, the right way. “Mom! I Want To Be A Star” is entertaining, fun to read and a wonderful opportunity for families to explore together their child’s dream and desire to become a star.

Price: $4.99 to $14.99 Visit the Website


“You may have met one without even noticing. You may have kissed one and been disappointed that he or she never called you. They may have been Arash.”

Description: Author Elke Schuster is addicted to creating new worlds and settings. When she woke one morning with a particular fantasy story in mind, she knew she needed some special creatures to go along with it. Fairies? No. Vampires? Overdone. When a writer friend suggested that angels were the ‘new’ vampires she mulled it over but decided to introduce a new player in the world of fantasy creatures: the Arash, descendants of the stars whose name means ‘bright.’ More human than vampires, but powerful enough to be alluring, Schuster made them the “stars” of her newest release Arash, Vol. 1, Shadow Hunt, the first in a four-book series. Livia is the black sheep of her family, self-conscious and underachieving. That is, until she meets her new friends: the exuberant Natalie, her brother Rupert, the sculptor, intelligent librarian Will, stunning interior designer Ruth, and arrogant horse breeder Cassius. The group of mismatched friends makes Livia feel as if she may fit in somewhere for the first time in her life. Then she begins to suspect that her so-called friends are not who they claim to be. They hold a secret that could change Livia’s life forever.

Price: $4.99 Visit the Website

New Fantasy Adventure For Teens-MAGI: THE LABYRINTH OF MAGIC Manga (graphic Novel Series)

MAGI: THE LABYRINTH OF MAGIC MAGI © 2009 Shinobu OHTAKA/SHOGAKUKAN (manga series from VIZ Media)

Description: MAGI: THE LABYRINTH OF MAGIC manga (graphic novel series) is a captivating new reimagining of the classic story One Thousand and One Nights (also known as the Arabian Nights.) Deep within the desert lie the mysterious Dungeons, vast stores of riches there for the taking by anyone lucky enough to find them and brave enough to venture into the depths from where few have ever returned. Plucky young adventurer Aladdin means to find the Dungeons and their riches, but Aladdin may be just as mysterious as the treasures he seeks. With an enchanting mix of comedy, fantasy, and adventure with dungeons full of treasures and deadly traps hiding mysterious magical beings is an adventure of a lifetime as the journey takes the characters across deadly deserts and exotic locales in search of fame, fortune, and their destiny! The new series, by Shinobu Ohtaka from VIZ Media is rated ‘T’ for Teens, $9.99 U.S. - $12.99 Canada ALSO AVAILABLE DIGITALLY $4.99 from and for digital download through the VIZ MANGA App for the Apple iPad®, iPhone® and iPod® touch, Android-powered smart phones, and also for NOOK tablets and devices.

Price: $4.99 to $12.99 Visit the Website

FarFaria, The Popular Children's Storybook IPad App

FarFaria, the Storybook App

Description: FarFaria, dubbed the “Netflix for children’s books” by USA TODAY, is an iPad app that helps kids develop a passion for reading and encourages families to read together. Aimed at children ages 2 though 9, FarFaria’s library boasts over 250 beautifully illustrated, captivating stories, with five new titles added weekly. FarFaria’s rich experience offers children unlimited access to an exciting world of stories, including offline reading, the popular “Read To Me” feature, and “Reading Level Badges” to help parents identify stories appropriate for their child. FarFaria’s subscription price remains at just $3.99 per month, and new users can download a free trial with full access from the iPad App Store.

Price: $3.99 to $39.99 Visit the Website

StoryBots Starring You! StoryBooks

StoryBots Starring You® StoryBooks App

Description: StoryBots Starring You® StoryBooks App is the perfect app for parents with toddlers. JibJab Media Inc, has taken their award winning Starring You® technology and created an expansive portfolio of fun and beautifully executed story books that families by put kids names and faces in the center of fantastic stories that are sure to become favorites to create a magical and hilarious reading experience! The remarkable artwork in multiple design styles comes alive with engaging animations and unique sound effects. Placing the reader in some very unusual circumstances, the stories are fun, witty and delightful for children AND their parents. Parents and kids alike also enjoy reading with images of friends and family in the stories! Since launching, StoryBots StoryBooks has consistently been a top 10 grossing iPad book app, with downloads covering 89 countries. Starring You StoryBooks are part of the StoryBots portfolio of products that are one price for the entire franchise - kind of a "Netflix" of kids eBooks! StoryBots Starring You® StoryBooks, use a digital playground to encourage parents and kids to HAVE FUN reading together in an AD FREE ZONE! The StoryBots Starring You StoryBooks app never has pop ups, or ads, so you can stay in the story!

Price: $3.99 to $4.99 Visit the Website


The Earl’s Outrageous Lover...Why Love and Passion Rarely Follow a Predictable Path.

Description: With over 40 successful novels to her credit the spirited and sexy characters Elizabeth Lennox brings to life in her newest release The Earl’s Outrageous Lover proves that love and passion rarely follow a predictable path. Jessica Mallory is outrageous, flamboyant and carefree. And… she has a wealthy father who is still trying to control her even from the grave. According to her father’s will, if Jessica isn’t married by age 25 – a scant two weeks away – his companies will all be dismantled, putting thousands of employees on the street. Not wanting to see so many people lose their livelihood, Jessica unwillingly puts aside her dream of finding true love in a quest to marry in fourteen days. Lord Edward Livingston - scheduled, organized and deliberate - has been enlisted by his uncle to find Jessica a suitable husband from his aristocratic bachelor pool. But even when Edward first meets her, and the crazy woman is wearing red cowboy boots, he finds himself falling for Jessica despite his better judgment. Everything about the gorgeous Jessica is the exact opposite of what Edward thinks he needs in a wife and yet neither can fight the attraction they have for the other.

Price: $2.99 to $6.99 Visit the Website

Sticky DOT Comics IPAD APP FOR KIDS - From VIZ Media -

sticky DOT comics - iPAD APP for kids from VIZ Media

Description: This is an exciting and fun new digital destination for young readers, which includes Parent-Trusted Manga & Graphic Novels titles. This new kids comics app for the Apple iPad® and iPad® mini brings the best all-ages comics to the iPad featuring favorite characters kids are familiar with and will introduce them to some news too! sticky DOT comics is available for free download through the iTunes Store. Individual volumes are available for purchase and download in the U.S. and Canada within the application for a debut price of $2.99-$3.99 per volume. Readers are encouraged to check the app regularly, for new series and volumes as well as FREE previews that will be added frequently. Kids can securely browse, download and read a diverse collection of popular manga and graphic novels taking their family-friendly favorites on the go in this iPad app - many for the first time ever in digital form! FREE CHAPTER 1 PREVIEWS. -some of the titles now available are: POKÉMON ADVENTURES POKÉMON ADVENTURES: DIAMOND AND PEARL/PLATINUM POKÉMON BLACK AND WHITE POKÉMON: DIAMOND AND PEARL ADVENTURE! MAMESHIBA: ON THE LOOSE! LITTLE MISS SUNSHINE: HERE COMES THE SUN! MR. STRONG: GOOD THING I CAME ALONG! REDAKAI VOLTRON FORCE

Price: $2.99 to $3.99 Visit the Website

Book Series: The Obliging Fairies Of Dream World By Autistic Artist Courtney Benton

The Obliging Fairies of Dream World

Description: Imagine having your own magical fairy work like a personal assistant, sprinkling fairy dust to fix all of life's little issues. Courtney Benton, a thirty-something autistic artist, has drawn her signature fairies for decades with the intention being just that. Each fairy is created with the goal of helping people in a particular area of life--ranging from serious issues such as the Healthy Pregnancy, Sell Your House, and Defeat Autism Fairies--to more lighthearted problems, like the Lose the Muffin Top Fairy, and the Stop Cooking Disgusting Things Fairy. Courtney teamed up with author Heather Leigh Hunt (who happens to be her sister) to bring some of her most beloved fairies, along with a dose of humor, to your world. The Obliging Fairies of Dream World is available in both paperback and e-book through Amazon, and should be available for order through Barnes and Noble very soon. For the remainder of 2013, 100 percent of the proceeds from every book sale will go to Autism Speaks.

Price: $1.99 to $10.00 Visit the Website

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