Entertainment Gift Guide - Entertainment Gifts Under $14 for 2011

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For Every Woman Who Has Ever Wanted To Run Away!

For Every Woman Who Ever Wanted To Run Away

Description: Not every author is willing to write about such a sensitive subject…but award winning author Patricia Hickman writes compassionately about children with HIV in her new release The Pirate Queen, a story of a woman who thought her life was over until she opened it to a special child who taught her the meaning of love. And this author knows about suffering and about life taking unexpected turns. Over a decade ago…she and her daughter, Jessica, started an outreach to kids with HIV called Secret Angels Project. But soon after beginning this labor of love…Jessica was taken from Patricia in a car accident. So what happens when life takes a detour? The Pirate Queen tells the story of wife and mother Saphora Warren, who although the envy of all her friends, and model of southern gentility and accomplishment wants out of her present situation but instead finds herself on a pathway she wouldn’t have chosen. One she also wouldn’t have wanted to miss. Hickman, author of acclaimed novel Painted Dresses has won two Silver Angel Awards for Excellence in Media as well as a Romantic Times Reader’s Choice Gold Award for her novel Katrina’s Wings.

Price: $13.99 Visit the Website

Light 'n' Dark - Album With 11 Great Pop/ Dance Tracks By K'SANDRA Made Out Of Recycled Plastic

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Description: K'SANDRA is unveiling "Light 'n' Dark", an album which - even ahead of its release - has already earned two nominations at this year's Los Angeles Music Awards: Dance Artist of the Year, and Pop Single of the Year for "Finger on the Trigger". It features collaborations with producers and songwriters from Snoop Dogg, Usher, Seal, Fergie, and Slash, and even a duet with Durga McBroom of Pink Floyd fame. As K'SANDRA describes it, "it is music to move your feet, but with a rock 'n' roll heart". 5 of the CDs in circulation contain "golden tickets", the recipient of which will win a trip to attend a future K'SANDRA recording session or music video shoot (depending on artist's schedule). A winner will also be randomly drawn from among digital downloads.

Price: $13.99 to $14.99 Visit the Website

World Jazz CD, "Culmination" One Of The Top Chicago Jazz Recordings Of 2010

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Description: The World Jazz of Guitarist and NEA composer Donovan Mixon. His latest CD entitled Culmination was deemed one of the Top Chicago Jazz Recordings of 2010 on jazzchicago.net. Brad Walseth: Jazzchicago.net “Despite the obvious Middle-Eastern influences, this album is not what I would call your usual "world music," but rather combines Western jazz and classical music with Eastern melodic touches... Mixon's sliding rapid picking is reminiscent of fellow Chicago world music traveler Fareed Haque...Culmination is a highly engaging release from a guitarist/composer with a distinct style who I hope to hear much more from in the future.” Francesco Martinelli: Musica Jazz “He recorded with the likes of Lee Konitz, George Garzone and Eddie Henderson, and distilled his experiences into a personal style of relaxed elegance, where notes are carefully placed in an uncluttered, transparent texture.” Alexandra Ivanoff: Time Out Istanbul “It’s not ambient fare at all, but jazz with the proviso that you never know what’s coming next and it will definitely not hurt you. It’s billed as “global jazz” but it’s not world music in the current sense -- it’s Mixon’s personal take on his own jazz journeys and how they’ve shaped him.” Website: cdbaby.com/donovanmixon

Price: $13.97 Visit the Website

Missed Connections: Love, Lost & Found By Sophie Blackall

MISSED CONNECTIONS: LOVE, LOST & FOUND

Description: Each day, untold people have chance encounters with strangers and subsequently kick themselves for not being bold, brave, or spontaneous enough to formally introduce themselves. Like a message in a bottle, a “missed connection” classified is an attempt, however far-fetched, by one person to reach another on the strength of a remembered glance, smile, or fleeting conversation. The anonymous messages range from hopeful to despondent, romantic to salacious. In her critically acclaimed first book for adults, MISSED CONNECTIONS: LOVE, LOST & FOUND, New York Times bestselling illustrator Sophie Blackall creates a gorgeous illustrated homage to the mystery, pathos, and humor of actual “missed connections” classifieds found online. Blackall first became acquainted with “missed connections” postings upon a crowded subway car in March of 2009. A handsome fellow squeezed in beside her and they apologized in rounds for knocking elbows. Upon disembarking, he suddenly reappeared in the window, made eye contact, and mouthed two words just before the train pulled away. Sophie turned to the girl next to her. “What did he say?” she asked. “Missed connections,” the girl replied. Sophie had no idea what the girl was talking about, but when she got home, she sat at her computer, looked up “missed connections” … and was immediately hooked. Within days, Sophie’s own Missed Connections project was born—exquisite Chinese ink and watercolor paintings, each transforming one little detail of a “missed connections” post into a vibrant, fully imagined world.

Price: $13.95 Visit the Website

The Nice Girl's Guide To Talking Dirty

Talking Dirty

Description: Ignite your sex life with naughty whispers, hot fantasies and screams of passion. Talking dirty doesn't need to make you feel dirty. This sexy and gun guide shows how to wildly enhance your sexual experience without making you or your lover feel uncomfortable. The Nice Girl's Guide to Talking Dirty provides everything you need to spice up your sex life.

Price: $13.95 Visit the Website

Personally Autographed Book - Give Mom The Gift Of Laughter And Inspiration!

Queen of the Road by Doreen Orion

Description: The perfect gift for mom: An autographed copy of a book filled with laughter, adventure and inspiration. And, an author call in if she’s in a book club! All that and an adorable cover, too. Queen of the Road, the bestselling, humorous travel memoir, published by Random House, was a Borders Featured Book Club Pick and an Amazon Book Club pick. "Eat, Pray, Love - without the depression." - Denver Magazine. "A Charles Kuralt-Albert Brooks-style romp. Required Reading." - New York Post. "Beneath its fun and frothy exterior, you'll find in this wild ride across America's highways and byways a lovely portrait of a marriage that treats its ups and downs with humor and grace." – Elle Magazine. “The best of Bill Bryson and David Sedaris.” – Jonathan Kellerman. “I loved this book and I love this author.” – Jen Lancaster. “Hot summer read.” – Chicago Tribune. “Grade A.” – Rocky Mountain News. “Part travel memoir, part diva-on-a-bus-tour comedy.” - 5280. Email the author to get a free, signed bookplate for your mom to put in the book. And, if mom’s in a book club, Doreen will call in to it! Arrange both via: QueenOfTheRoadTheBook.com .

Price: $13.95 Visit the Website

LA Phil LIVE In A Theater Near You June 5th!

LA Phil LIVE dynamic conductor Gustavo Dudamel

Description: LA Phil LIVE: Gustavo Dudamel Conducts Brahms LA Phil LIVE is an immersive sight and sound experience, featuring full concert performances with the Los Angeles Philharmonic led by its dynamic music director Gustavo Dudamel, broadcast live from Walt Disney Concert Hall in Los Angeles. Power and beauty can be heard throughout Brahms’ Fourth Symphony, from the tragic first movement – the composer at his most dramatic and passionate – through the requiem-like second and surprisingly joyful third, to the climactic final chords of the forceful last movement. Dudamel also is joined by brothers Renaud and Gautier Capuçon for Brahms’ towering Double Concerto, Brahms’ final orchestral work. Check www.laphil.com/laphillive for local listings!

Price: $13.50 to $30.00 Visit the Website

The Playbook By Barney Stinson With Matt Kuhn

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Description: From the bestselling authors of The Bro Code comes THE PLAYBOOK: Suit up. Score Chicks. Be Awesome (On-sale October 5; Touchstone; $13.00 trade paperback; 978-1-4391-9683-0), by Barney Stinson with Matt Kuhn. Based on an episode of CBS’s hit comedy How I Met Your Mother, THE PLAYBOOK includes every scam, con, hustle, hoodwink, gambit, flimflam, stratagem, and bamboozle Barney has ever used—or ever hopes to use—to pick up chicks. While The Bro Code provided men with all the rules needed to become a “bro” and behave properly amongst other bros, THE PLAYBOOK is an indispensible guide to the fairer sex, in which Barney (portrayed by Neil Patrick Harris on the show) reveals his time-tested, can’t-miss pick-up maneuvers designed to wow the women. Learn more at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TV-NhfgoA7A. Other seduction methods preach “social dynamics” in which you insult women in an attempt to attract them. Rather than degrade women, The Playbook centers on the profound personal changes you can make to trick—er, entice—women into sleeping with you. If you’re wondering why you have to change who you are, consider this: is a woman more likely to sleep with a loser like you or an underwater bomb diffuser who grew up in an orphanage? It’s just science.

Price: $13.00 to $14.00 Visit the Website

Wallace & Gromit GPS VoiceSkin For Garmin GPS Units

Wallace & Gromit GPS VoiceSkin for Garmin units

Description: Garmin, in association with Aardman, Spot It Out and global branded GPS voice developer Locutio Voice Technologies, is proud to announce the launch of the Wallace and Gromit GPS voiceskin for all Garmin personal navigation devices. Users will be guaranteed an unforgettable journey with Wallace and his ever faithful friend Gromit who give turn-by-turn directions as their infamous van drives across the on-screen map. Wallace’s quintessentially British lines include, “Three cheers for the Gromit Positioning System, we have reached our destination! Put the kettle on lad.” And, “Are we nearly there yet? Only Gromit’s got his Tai-Chi class later, an’ I’m ready for me tea.” ensuring drivers and passengers will be entertained throughout their entire journey.

Price: $12.99 Visit the Website

Healthy Meals For Less: Great-Tasting Simple Recipes Under $1 A Serving

Healthy Meals for Less

Description: For women looking to spend less and still provide healthy meals for their families, Jonni McCoy's "Healthy Meals for Less" packs in over 200 delicious and healthy recipes for main dishes, desserts, appetizers, baked goods, snacks, and beverages. Each recipe includes a nutritional analysis, cost per serving, and a useful kitchen tip, making this a go-to cookbook for every night of the week!

Price: $12.99 Visit the Website

Saigon: The Greatest Story Never Told

The Greatest Story Never Told

Description: TV watchers of the HBO series Entourage, hip-hop fanatics, and curious bystanders can finally hear the much-anticipated debut album from actor and hip-hop artist SAIGON. The Greatest Story Never Told will be released on super producer Just Blaze's label, Fort Knocks Entertainment in conjunction with Abandoned Nation/Suburban Noize Records on February 15, 2011. The album was produced by Just Blaze, Kanye West, Buck Wild and Red Spyda and features guest appearances from Jay-Z, Bun B, Q-Tip, Swizz Beats, Faith Evans, Black Thought, Raheem DeVaughn, Marsha Ambrosius, Fat Man Scoop, Devin The Dude and Layzie Bone. The passionate artist exploded onto the music scene only a few years ago with classic mixtapes and street albums such as Warning Shots and Abandoned Nation (collaboration with DJ Whoo Kid and Just Blaze). SAIGON's guest appearance on the long-standing HBO series,Entourage increased his fan base and the public's interest by reaching an even broader audience. The skillful rapper is ready for the world to know what he looks like and hear his music. With his poetic flair and wild style, "I refuse to be a cookie cutter artist" he states. The official first single is the title track, "The Greatest Story Never Told" and SAIGON recently premiered the video on MTV Jams.

Price: $12.99 Visit the Website

"BADER FIELD; HOW MY FAMILY SURVIVED SUICIDE"

"Bader Field; How my Family Surviveid Suicide" Front Cover

Description: Our family's story is one of inspiration and hope. My latest book, "Bader Field; How My Family Survived Suicide" (Nightengale Press) is the emotional story of our family's struggle to survive after my older brother at age 22 took his life. I was just 16 years old. The effects on myself and my family were horrific, beyond description. As a father now, I have a completely different perspective. Please visit my website for an extensive overview of the book which took me over thirty years of persistence and determination to complete. www.carledavid.com. This is a journey of love, forgiveness and acceptance. My story needs to be told as this is an issue which is too often ignored and neglected. If these kids would only see the pain they cast on their families, I think they would pause and reconsider with the realization that there is always tomorrow. Having lived through and survived the horrific experience of my brother's suicide, I am awakened to the purpose in my life. I am paying it forward by illustrating the pain with which the surviving family members are imbued so perhaps it will draw someone back from that edge of desperation by showing them that they don't die alone. They take their family with them. Life is a gift and every day we wake up is a blessing.

Price: $12.95 to $15.95 Visit the Website

A Black Girls Guide To Dating White Men By Niki McElroy

A Black Girls Guide to Dating White Men by Niki McElroy

Description: A Black Girl’s Guide to Dating White Men is a guide to help Black women, young and old, maneuver through the dating process as it pertains to dating white men. It entails bits of history, stories, recipes and jokes. The Author urges black women to open their options and to give white men a try. Reviews: “I think many women limit themselves to dating only within their race. I believe we should be open-minded to all races. In dealing with white men, I’ve found myself thinking, ‘Either this guy isn’t into black girls, or he’s assuming I don’t have an interest in white men’. From reading Niki’s book, I’ve realized sometimes it’s neither, and just maybe, we could all use a little help. I believe Niki’s book delivers that help in a hilariously honest way.” - Meagan Good (actress)

Price: $12.95 Visit the Website

New Book Challenges Moms To Spend Time Like It's Money

Five Minute Mom's Club

Description: Busy moms often think "If I could just get organized, my life would be easier." Organization Expert Stephanie Vozza shows readers that organization is not the key to a happy home in her new book The Five-Minute Mom’s Club: 105 Tips to Make a Mom’s Life Easier. Vozza tackles household tasks by looking at each through "3D glasses": Don't, Delegate and Do. For each task, readers explore what would happen if they don’t do it, learn ways to delegate the task, and get several quick solutions to tasks where 'do' is the best option. The book also makes a great holiday gift under $15 and a percentage of the proceeds benefit the Pajama Program, a not-for-profit organization that gives warm pajamas and a new book to children in need, many awaiting adoption.

Price: $12.95 to $15.00 Visit the Website

Lovestyles: How To Celebrate Your Differences

Lovestyles: How to Celebrate Your Differences

Description: Lovers have differences— different desires, different values, different needs, different styles. Discover your style. Understand your partner's. And make the differences work to enrich your life. THE MORE YOU AND YOUR PARTNER ARE DIFFERENT, THE MORE YOU NEED THIS BOOK. No two people have exactly the same idea of what it takes to be successful in love. Most of us believe there is a “right” way to love, and if only we could figure it out, our loneliness and relationship struggles would all melt away. In this book, you’ll learn that everyone has a unique lovestyle, and there are many “right” ways to love. Discover what lovestyles are, how they evolve, how to communicate about love, and how to use your differences to create romance and excitement in your relationships. You can make your differences work for you to enrich your partnership and your lives.

Price: $12.95 Visit the Website

"The Abide Guide: Living Like Lebowski"

"The Abide Guide: Living Like Lebowski"

Description: A commercial flop in its initial release in 1998, "The Big Lebowski" has since emerged as a cult phenomenon complete with an annual fan festival, midnight movie screenings, and even its own religion. Now the founder of the Church of the Latter-Day Dude shares his own prophetic insights, along with the advice of his top disciples, to show readers how to lead a more relaxed, laid-back life based on the ways of Jeffrey “The Dude” Lebowski. Packed with tips, investigations, and far-out facts related to the movie, The Abide Guide holds the answers to all life’s questions. The book shows the easiest way to be Dude-like in a chaotic world, and it includes moral and inspirational life lessons from key scenes in the movie, the seven habits of highly lazy yet totally successful Dudes, and great Dudes from history. Now when life throws a gutter ball, it’s easy to just ask, What would the Dude do?

Price: $12.95 Visit the Website

Is That A Picasso On Your Fridge?: Kids "Masterpieces" Critiqued By An "Art Expert"

Is That a Picasso on Your Fridge?

Description: Age can’t constrain greatness. Mozart composed at five. Picasso was painting at seven. If one doubts that young children reveal signs of genius every time they touch crayon to paper, just ask any parent about the artwork on their refrigerator door. But regular people don’t understand “art,” so it is impossible for them to see the difference between the work of an idiot savant and a kid who’s just an idiot. Luckily, New York art critic Salvatore Consiglio is here to separate the wheat from the chaff in the field of children’s art. Not afraid to call it as he sees it, Consiglio is brutally honest to any young artists who submitted “derivative” or “uninspired” work for this book — telling them straight out if it is time to hang up the Magic Markers. When the paint has dried, "Is That a Picasso on Your Fridge?" emerges as a bitingly hilarious parody of parents’ love for their kids’ scribbles and art critics’ adoration of their own narcissistic opinions.

Price: $12.95 Visit the Website

Indie Sundance Film Festival Gift Bag Design

2011 Sundance Film Festival

Description: This design was featured in the IndiExhibit Sundance Film Festival Celebrity Gift Bag in 2011. This is the only store you can purchase this item! This design represents just a tiny fraction of the many outstanding film industry ideas that was produced online at Malibuitalian's Zazzle Store. This particular Hollywood theme t-shirt has a typical fit and is extremely comfortable. If you really get a kick out of this concept, browse for similar ideas by running searches for "hollywood theme", "stars", "sundance", or "film industry" – or check out this creative Zazzle designer malibuitalian's zazzle store.

Price: $12.95 to $45.95 Visit the Website

The New Dance Mix USA

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Description: After more than a decade, Phase One Communications re-launches the best-selling Dance Mix USA series. The 2 CD package includes 30 dance remixes from today’s hottest artists and DJs with never before heard exclusives, non-commercial tracks and underground club hits. Mixed by world-renowned DJ Louie DeVito, the compilation features such high profile artists as Lady Gaga, The Black Eyed Peas, Ke$ha, Mariah Carey, Train, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Selena Gomez, Kelly Rowland and Kelis. In the 1990s, you couldn’t turn on a TV set without seeing commercials for Dance Mix USA. All relevant club music during this time was packaged over seven volumes of Dance Mix USA from 1993 to 1997. The series was the first TV promoted album of its kind to hit the Billboard charts selling over an impressive 5 million units combined. With this release, DJ Louie DeVito collected his record-extending 15th Top 10 dance/electronic album with The New Dance Mix USA charting at #6 on Billboard’s Dance/Electronic Albums Chart. When you purchase the CD, you receive a free 1 month subscription with Sirius XM Satellite Radio.

Price: $11.00 to $12.00 Visit the Website

Blurb Instagram Photobooks

Benvoluto, by Ben Clemens

Description: Making a book is as quick and easy as taking a photo with Blurb’s Instagram photobooks, from $10.95. The Small Square (7 x7 inches) books make the perfect home for your favorite shots taken with the popular iPhone app, and are a great way to share them with those members of your family who might not be on Facebook quite yet.

Price: $10.95 Visit the Website

Hart Ramsey, My Next Heartbeat

Hart Ramsey

Description: Hart Ramsey returns with his second Contemporary Jazz album entitled My Next Heartbeat. My Next Heartbeat is the follow up to Hart's debut album Charge It To My Heart, and joining him once again are musical greats Eric Essix, Kelley O'Neal, and Rick Watford. My Next Heartbeat is co-produced by bassist Sean Michael Ray who has toured extensively with soul-extraordinaire Maxwell, John Waite, Alex Bugnon, Dionne Farris, and other notable artists in both the R&B and Jazz arenas. "Two Roads" is the lead track from My Next Heartbeat. Written by Hart Ramsey and Sean Michael Ray, the track features Ray on bass, Kelley O'Neal on saxophone, and Hart on keys and drum programming. Hart Ramsey is a sought after producer, keyboard player, engineer, songwriter, and is also the Sr. Founder and Pastor of Northview Christian Church with weekly services accommodating 6,000+. Hart explains, "from my early years of playing keyboards in R&B bands through my years of producing gospel artists, I've always loved the sound and feel of Contemporary Jazz." Hart pulls from his experiences, and continues on his musical journey by contributing to the art form he holds so dearly to his heart. My Next Heartbeat demonstrates his remarkable ability to create phenomenal music compositions that are rich with melodies, and represent his offering to Contemporary Jazz.

Price: $10.00 Visit the Website

"THE PASTA FAMILY" ITALIAN-AMERICAN CHILDREN'S BOOK

"THE PASTA FAMILY" Italian-American Children's Book

Description: Newark, New Jersey lifelong resident, 75 year-old mother of five and grandmother of two MARGUERITE CICCOLINI has written and published the delightful illustrated children’s book “THE PASTA FAMILY”, about a little girl’s first and most important life lesson. 

“THE PASTA FAMILY” is for ages 2-8. A charming journey into awareness and love, “THE PASTA FAMILY”’s colorful characters and inviting illustrations affirm the importance of parental support and understanding and bring a message of hope, forgiveness, and “old school” Italian-American family values to all. To order your very own hard copy of “THE PASTA FAMILY”, please visit: 

http://thepastafamily.com/

 http://www.amazon.com “THE PASTA FAMILY” proves that although customs may change with the times, family is the one tradition we can’t do without.

 Buona Fortuna from “THE PASTA FAMILY”!



Price: $10.00 Visit the Website

Making Money With Real Estate

Marco Kozlowski

Description: Let’s be honest, nobody wants to work forever. But when you stop working will your money still be working for you? For the average person, one of the best ways to create significant net worth and the wealth we desire is through income property investment and ownership. Real Estate allows you to build a continually growing passive income stream that works for you, even when you aren’t. You see, income property investments will continue to generate monthly rents as long as you own them. And that amount will grow each year if for no other reason than rental inflation. The annual passive income stream continues to grow without any help from you. Here are a few top US real estate experts. Marco Kozlowski Dave Lindahl Ron Legrand Armando Montelongo Each does seminars and bootcamps that cost a lot of money. Kozlowski seems to have a unique approach to buying and selling homes using auctions. For more information visit marcokozlowski.com His book is titled Power Principles for Success. This book is loaded with practical, proven success principles you can use immediately to move ahead faster and achieve a life of greatness.

Price: $10.00 to $15.59 Visit the Website

Tweet This Book: The 1,400 Greatest Quotes Of All Time In 140 Characters Or Less

Tweet This Book: The 1,400 Greatest Quotes of All Time in 140 Characters or Less

Description: Brevity may be the soul of wit, but 140 characters is the absolute limit on Twitter! Luckily, "Tweet This Book" allows you to spice up the microblog with the greatest quotes of all time. Each one is not only brief — it is officially tweetable. The quick, punchy quotes in this wonderfully diverse collection come from all circles and include literary greats; politicians like Abe Lincoln, Winston Churchill, and Barack Obama; and sports figures, musicians, and celebrities like Yogi Berra, Tupac Shakur, and Hunter S. Thompson. With an easy-to-use, A-to-Z organization by topic, you can quickly find the perfect quote for anything you want to tweet about.

Price: $10.00 Visit the Website

That’s Not Your Mommy Anymore: A Zombie Tale

That’s Not Your Mommy Anymore: A Zombie Tale

Description: In the ongoing effort to warn an unprepared world of the rising danger from zombie attacks, one vulnerable group has been left out — small children. "That’s Not Your Mommy Anymore" offers social workers, counselors, and educators a helpful new tool to communicate with hard-to-reach at-risk youth. This inviting and entertaining story helps early readers understand for themselves that a mom who has fresh brain casserole in the oven instead of her usual meatloaf is probably not their mommy anymore. This utterly twisted and incredibly funny take on the classic children’s book genre tells an entertaining story in rhyming text even as it teaches other telltale signs that mom has been bitten by a zombie! Rabid zombie fans will be highly entertained by this hilarious parody that adult readers are sure to love as much as the real children books they enjoyed as kids.

Price: $10.00 Visit the Website

How Women Can Learn To Celebrate This Natural Transition With Invaluable Tips From Experts

Womenopause: Stop Pausing and Start Living

Description: Womenopause provides readers with a guide to help them create their own ‘designer’ treatment plan that is tailored to their individual needs, and it covers everything from bone preservation, hormones, hot flashes, breast health, brain power, skin, fitness, sleep, sex – a multitude of things that women deal with while going through menopause. This book doesn’t profess to be a ‘cure’ but it certainly is an invaluable tool. It cuts through all the hype and ill-informed opinions that have plagued women for years, keeping them on a roller coaster ride of ‘trends of the day’ – and instead offers real solutions that work! The credentials of these professionals speak for themselves. Dr. Lovera Wolf Miller is a board certified obstetrician and gynecologist, a Fellow of the American College of Obstetrics & Gynecology, and a NAMS certified menopause practitioner. Dr. David Miller is boarded in pain and anesthesiology, taught neuroanatomy at UCLA, was an instructor of courses in physiology and neurophysiology, and is also a NAMS certified menopause practitioner.

Price: $10.00 to $20.00 Visit the Website

The New Dance Mix USA: In The Club

In The Club

Description: Phase One Communications released the next installment in The New Dance Mix USA series, In The Club on March 15. The 17-track compilation combines the sounds of Dance, Hip Hop, and New Wave from popular tracks with bounce lyrics. The album was mixed by the legendary DJ Ted The Dillinger and is a non-stop continuous blend of party remixes, featuring artists such as The Temper Trap, Deadmau5, and LMFAO, among others. Track Listing: 01. Temper Trap - Sweet Disposition (Axwell Mix) 02. DJ Mog feat. Sarah Lynn - Somewhere (Paul Kennedy Mix) 03. TV Rock feat. Rudy - In The Air (Axwell Remix) 04. Chessa & The Skinny Kidz - Freak Out 05. Bassjackers & Ralvero - Bang Like A 06. Chuckie & Hardwell - Move It 2 The Drum 07. Drop The Lime - Sex Sax (Bart B More Mix) 08. R3hab & Ferrucio Salvo - Pump The Party 09. Deadmau5 - Sofi Needs A Ladder 10. Diplo & Laidback Luke - Hey! 11. Paul Couture - Whoot! (Vegas & Victor Vango Mix) 12. Major Lazer feat. Vybz Kartel - Pon De Floor 13. Duck Sauce - Barbra Streisand 14. LMFAO - I Am Not A Whore 15. Chuckie & Silvio Ecomo - Moombah (Afrojack Remix) 16. Stromae feat. Kanye West & Gilbere Forte - AlorsOn Danse (Remix Edit) 17. Axwell, Ingrosso, Laidback Luke feat. Deborah Cox - Leave The WorldBehind (Dirty South Remix)

Price: $10.00 Visit the Website

Rescuing An Abused Or Neglected Dog Comes With A Reward - A Lifetime Of Unconditional Love

Our Rescue Dog Family Album

Description: Diane Pomerance will be the first to tell you that she and her husband didn’t set out to save or rescue dogs but the dogs ‘found’ them. In her latest book, Our Rescue Dog Family Album (Polaire Entertainment Group, Inc.), the love she has for these neglected, injured or abandoned animals is conveyed through every heartwarming story of 45 rescued dogs that were given the chance to replace pain and despair with joy, hope and contentment. The author of seven books about all aspects of living with and caring for animals and for sharing life with a special pet, Dr. Pomerance's most recent book Our Rescue Dog Family Album is a memorable tribute and collection of heartwarming stories and beautiful color photographs of the lives of 45 dogs they had rescued and adopted over the past several decades. In addition to this wonderful compilation of stories, Dr. Pomerance previously wrote six books in The Animal Companion Series that cover the gamut for every imaginable scenario for pet owners; from adopting the right animal companion and caring for aging animals, to helping cope with the loss of a beloved pet. She is also the narrator of her books on audio CD’s and a description of all of her books and CDs can be viewed. They can be purchased on her website at www.animalcompanionsandtheirpeople.com, amazon.com, etc.

Price: $10.00 to $20.00 Visit the Website

Lighthouse Book

You'll fall in love with Paula and champion her through trials and temptations.

Description: Want to read a book that takes you to another place and time, that is comfortable and inspiring and challenging? Do you love lighthouses? Paula, The Lighthouse Years is the true story of an Estonian immigrant, a mail-order bride, an abused woman, a lighthouse keeper and one woman’s triumph of spirit. It's history, adventure and an unforgetable love story. Starting in the 1930's, this book tells a timeless story you'll not soon forget.

Price: $10.00 to $21.00 Visit the Website

Canvas Photos

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Description: Canvas Prints are a perfect way to mount your memories, printed on canvas and stretched on a wooden frame. Select the dimensions of canvas prints you want, either one or even split across multiple canvases. Simply upload your image, it could be a photo you took, maybe one you bought or a picture of your art. We will print it, stretch it over a wooden frame and deliver your canvas prints to to your door!

Price: $10.00 to $100.00 Visit the Website

Us Weekly's Justin Bieber Bookazine

Us Weekly's Justin Bieber bookazine

Description: On Friday, January 14, Us Weekly will release a special edition bookazine featuring Justin Bieber called ‘Justin Bieber: My Private World.’ With the whole world being in love with the Biebs right now, this special publication would make the perfect Valentine’s Day gift for that mega-fan! It will be on stands through July 13. This Collector's Edition features photos, interviews, candid confessions about dating and fame, and six fold-out posters. The bookazine retails for $9.99.

Price: $9.99 Visit the Website

VK Lynne - Whiskey Or Water

VK Lynne

Description: VK Lynne, www.VKLynne.com, a rock-chick with bright red hair based out of LA. We recommend listening to “Black Halo”, “Mess Like You”, “Whiskey or Water” and “Salvation in the Skies” which offers a bit of holiday listening. VK recently joined with with Shane Gibson, formerly of Korn, and Anthony Tiny Biuso, formerly with The Dickies, and have started a new band: Spider Accomplice! We anticipate music by them by the beginning of the year!

Price: $9.99 to $19.99 Visit the Website

Executive: A Novel (e-formats: Kindle, IBook, Sony, Kobo, Nook)

Executive: A Novel

Description: A friendly fire incident in Afghanistan takes a serious toll… An unmanned aerial vehicle, out of control, brings death and wreaks havoc on American soil… An apparently successful corporation comes under scrutiny… A memorable incursion behind corporate closed doors, led by an up-and-coming executive on a mission to find the truth about the lives lost to the very technology that was mandated to protect them. Our skies aren't safe anymore… A thought-provoking page turner, Executive sizzles with plausible scenarios, conveyed in technical and business terminology at an unrelenting pace. Exploring the controversial territory of toxic leadership and its long term consequences, Executive delivers an insightful analysis spiced with cutting-edge technology and science, in an exciting, masterful thriller.

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Color Bleach +: Official Bleach Bootleg (Fanbook)

Color Bleach +: Official Bleach Booteg (from VIZ Media)

Description: Rated ‘T’ for Teens This indispensable guide takes you behind the scenes of the shadowy world of the Soul Reapers! Read all about the illustrious Thirteen Court Guard Companies, study for the grueling entrance examination, get fighting tips from a master, take the personality quiz, and much, much more! This book also includes 66 pages of full-color manga spun off from the original BLEACH series.

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“CADGER’S CURSE” TAPS INTO THE LITERARY INTRIGUE AROUND A PRICELESS ROBERT BURNS MANUSCRIPT

Cover of Cadgers Curse

Description: In 2009, poet and musician Robert Burns marked the 250th anniversary of the birth of this famous literary star. Diane Gilbert Madsen’s “Cadger’s Curse” pays tribute to this extraordinary creative in her debut novel of the DD McGil Literati Mystery series. Hired by a software giant in Chicago to vet some new trainees who need top security clearance, freelance insurance investigator DD McGil arrives at headquarters to find her brother-in-law dead. Her investigation of the trainees reveals strange connections, industrial espionage, and a counterfeiting operation that threatens the world economy. Meanwhile, DD’s Scottish aunt arrives for the holidays with what might be a long-lost, unpublished Robert Burns manuscript. Suspecting a fake, DD puts her antiquarian friend Tom Joyce in charge of authenticating the material. As more people die, DD soon discovers that she, too, is a target—but is the motive the money or the manuscript?

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Vampire Knight, Vol. 11

Vampire Knight Vol. 11, from VIZ Media

Description: Rated 'T+' for Older Teens. A fan favorite in Japan and America! Cross Academy is attended by two groups of students: the Day Class and the Night Class. At twilight, when the students of the Day Class return to their dorm, they cross paths with the Night Class on their way to school. Yuki Cross and Zero Kiryu are the Guardians of the school, protecting the Day Class from the Academy's dark secret: the Night Class is full of vampires! The Night Class at Cross Academy has been abolished. Zero still attends the Day Class while carrying out his duties as a vampire hunter. Yuki now lives hidden away at the Kuran residence with Kaname, but will she embrace the life of a pureblood vampire?

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Bleach Vol. 33

Bleach Vol. 33, from VIZ Media

Description: Rated 'T' for Teens. As seen on Adult Swim! Ichigo Kurosaki never asked for the ability to see ghosts--he was born with the gift. When his family is attacked by a Hollow--a malevolent lost soul--Ichigo becomes a Soul Reaper, dedicating his life to protecting the innocent and helping the tortured spirits themselves find peace. Find out why Tite Kubo's Bleach has become an international manga smash-hit! Ichigo's misson to rescue his friend Orihime from the Hollow world has turned into a struggle for survival against a succession of enemies, each one more powerful than the next. Now another vicious challenger has entered the fray, one that happens to know the startling truth about Ichigo's new friend Nel!

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Naruto Vol. 49

Naruto Vol. 49, from VIZ Media

Description: Rated 'T' for Teens. Read the smash-hit manga that's sold millions worldwide! Naruto is a young shinobi with an incorrigible knack for mischief. He's got a wild sense of humor, but Naruto is completely serious about his mission to be the world's greatest ninja! In the latest installment, The Gokage Summit Commences, the five leaders of the strongest villages in the ninja world meet to discuss the fate of their universe and how to deal with the ever-looming threat of the rogue organization, the Akatsuki. Plans are made that will affect Naruto deeply. The new Hokage, the leader of Naruto's village, is not afraid to make the final end move against Naruto's old pal, Sasuke!

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Ultimo Vol. 3

Ultimo Vol. 3, from VIZ Media

Description: Rated 'T' for Teens. A historic collaboration between comics legend Stan Lee (co-creator of SPIDER MAN, THE X-MEN and more) and famed Japanese manga creator Hiroyuki Takei (SHAMAN KING)! Pure Vice vs. Pure Virtue. Can one win without corrupting the other? Ultimo and Vice are Karakuri Doji, the mechanical embodiment of pure good and pure evil, devoid of human emotions that can cloud one's judgment. Their purpose: to battle to the death to prove once and for all whether good or evil is the most powerful force in the universe.

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You Might Be A Zombie And Other Bad News By Cracked.com

For the witty Dad who wants to dive into his intellectual comedy .

Description: 'You Might be a Zombie and Other Bad News' is the perfect gift for any Dad who likes to laugh. This hysterical book proves that history, science and comparative literature can amuse, inform and often shock even the most well-read individuals. Presented by Cracked.com’s expert editorial team, who aren’t afraid to seek, embrace and exploit the most fascinating trivia and unknown information; ‘You Might Be a Zombie and Other Bad News’ will have Dad gasping, laughing, and rereading the pages in disbelief. Available at Amazon, Barnes and Noble, Borders, Booka A Million, Powell's Books, Penguin.com, and Indie Bound.

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Home For The Holidays - A Minnesota Christmas Volume 2

Home for the Holidays: A Minnesota Christmas Vol. 2 - Available on iTunes

Description: Home for the Holidays: A Minnesota Christmas Vol. 2 features holiday music from 15 Minnesota singer/songwriters with proceeds supporting charity. The CD is available on iTunes for$9.99. Home for the Holidays: A Minnesota Christmas Vol. 2 features accomplished Minnesota musicians performing a selection of seasonal songs to raise money for charity and help make the season bright. “The holidays season is about giving to those who are less fortunate, each featured artist was asked to donate their time and talent to help spread cheer this season,” said producer and organizer Phil Thompson. “Whether it’s a gift for yourself or a loved one, Home for the Holidays: A Minnesota Christmas is a purchase you can feel good about.” Nonprofits benefiting from sales of the CD include: Second Harvest Heartland, Union Gospel Mission, Saint Paul Parks Conservancy and UnderConstruction. The CD is the official soundtrack of Holiday Lights in the Park, an annual neighborhood holiday light display of St. Paul’s Phalen Park presented by the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers’ (IBEW). Contact: Sarah Shamla 952-851-7279 [email protected]

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“HUNTING FOR HEMINGWAY” A DD MCGIL LITERATI MYSTERY

Cover of "Hunting for Hemingway"

Description: Diane Gilbert Madsen’s novel, HUNTING FOR HEMINGWAY, the second in the DD McGil Literati Mystery series poses the question what would happen if Ernest Hemingway’s long lost manuscripts were found? In 1922, when Hemingway’s wife traveled from Paris to meet him in Switzerland, a valise containing all of Hemingway’s earliest unpublished writings was stolen from her compartment at the train station. These manuscripts, missing nearly 90 years, would now have incalculable literary and monetary value. DD McGil, a thirty-something freelance insurance investigator, is thrust into the middle of a complex dilemma when Professor David Barnes, an old flame, shows up in Hemingway’s hometown claiming he has found the lost Hemingway manuscripts and is going to auction them off. Her client, American Insurance, has perhaps unwisely insured these manuscripts. Their CEO hires DD to help authenticate them because she knew David Barnes at one time, she has formal training in literature, and most importantly, he is trying to get DD back into bed. When David is found dead and DD is found at the scene of the crime, she becomes the prime suspect and must protect herself.

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A Fun Gift For Your Smart Friends

Word Games of Amusing Challenges

Description: SMART IS AS SMART DOES is a book full of intriguing word games that will tease and tickle the brains of anybody who values intelligence. The games are challenging, but most of all they’re fun. That’s because they are highly clever and have answers that are so easy and simple that they often elude the reader. When the answers are finally discovered, your friends will be surprised and amazed by how they could have overlooked anything so obvious. Three sections: (1) Brain Warm-ups, (2) Brain Workouts and (3) Brain Bogglers. Each section includes a humorous assessment of brain power. TV host and comedian Jeff Foxworthy and Queen of Comedy Betty White have endorsed the book. It’s a fun way for your friends to find out if they really are smart as the think they are.

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For Dads Who Think They're Smart

Amusing Brain Teasers for Ages 8 - 88

Description: Now your dad can prove that he really is a genius. But warn him first. The brain games in SMART IS AS SMART DOES are highly clever. Answers are obvious and uncomplicated but often overlooked. When finally discovered, dad will be totally surprised and will wonder how he could have possibly missed what seems so obvious. Both light-hearted and challenging, the brainteasers are just right to tantalize and tease the brains of dads (& moms) of all ages and educational levels. They’re a fun way to test and improve thinking, concentration and memory skills. Three sections: (1) Brain Warm-ups, (2) Brain Workouts and (3) Brain Bogglers. Each section includes a playful assessment of intelligence. TV host and comedian Jeff Foxworthy and Queen of Comedy Betty White have endorsed the book. Your family will love it too.

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Hart Ramsey, Charge It To My Heart

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Description: "From my early years of playing keyboards in R&B bands through my years of producing gospel artists, I've always loved the sound & feel of Contemporary Jazz. While contemplating my next musical direction I walked into the studio intending to create therapeutic melodies that would speak to the listener's heart. The result was a pleasant blend of songs that I call 'Charge It To My Heart.' Listen closely because melodies don't lie!" ~ Hart Ramsey Sought after producer, keyboardist, engineer, and songwriter Hart Ramsey takes his talents to center stage with the release of his debut album Charge It to My Heart via N-Coded Music. The album is co-produced by bassist Sean Michael Ray and features Eric Essix, Phil Davis, Kelley O’Neal, and Rick Watford. Charge It to My Heart is a Contemporary Jazz offering that blends unconventional harmonies and beautiful melodies making for a memorable musical journey reminiscent of greats such as Kirk Whalum and Jonathan Butler. Hart Ramsey will release “Centerpiece” as the lead single which according to The Urban Music Scene, “features more aggressive and distinct production work” and shows “just how fresh and creative Ramsey is as a musician and producer.”

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Marilyn Monroe Coloring Book With 64 Original Line Drawings!

Marilyn Monroe coloring book front cover!

Description: MARILYN MONROE Coloring Book! "COLOR ME MARILYN" – Classic Hollywood Moments BY ARTIST/AUTHOR EMANUEL EMANUELE AVAILABLE AT ALL ONLINE BOOKSELLERS AND FINE STORES NATIONWIDE FROM RUNNING PRESS www.ColorMeMarilyn.com 64 Original Line Drawings Commemorate Moments in Marilyn’s Life "Color Me Marilyn" – Classic Hollywood Moments is a unique and entertaining coloring book from artist/author Emanuel Emanuele was released August 3, 2010 from Running Press and has become an entertainment/collectible best seller online. An introduction and captions for each of the 64 drawings by Emanuele tell the story of Marilyn Monroe in chronological order. Emanuele, a Hollywood artist and author who specializes in drawing Hollywood icons of the Golden Age of Hollywood, is an ardent Marilyn fan and serious collector of Hollywood memorabilia. Each page is printed only on one side and perforated for easy framing and sharing. The coloring book will provide hours of activity, entertainment, creativity and fun! Color Me Marilyn – Classic Hollywood Moments is available online at all major book sellers’ websites and in local bookstores and major book store chains as well as gift and card shops. For more information please visit: www.ColorMeMarilyn.com ### Press Contact: David Roberson Roberson Public Relations [email protected] 310-925-8786

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No More Dating Pigs – You Are What You Date

No More Dating Pigs by Norah Marler

Description: No More Dating Pigs – You are What You Date by Norah Marler is a fun, self-help dating guide for single women of every age. Inspired by the appalling yet typical real life dating experiences of the author and her sisterhood, the handbook puts a name to tell-tale signs of “Pigs.” These warning signs will resonate with single women nationwide. Backed up by advice and examples, Norah’s book will put women on the road to true love. Instead of asking women to change, as many dating guides out now typically do, it teaches women how to spot a “pig” and how to stay away from him. “No More Dating Pigs” holds women – and men too – to a higher standard.For more information about the No More Dating Pigs book series or to find out where to purchase the book, please visit www.norahmarler.com.

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Handstand Kids Childrens' Cookbooks

Handstand Kids Italian Cookbook

Description: The Handstand Kids Cookbook Company offers fully illustrated international children's cookbooks (Mexican, Chinese, and Italian) that make great gifts for children ages 3-13. The Handstand Kids cookbooks introduce little chefs to the culture, language, and cuisine of a different country, while also encouraging healthy eating habits and the importance of giving back to the community. Our apron and chef’s hat also add a special touch to the child’s cooking experience, making mealtime fun again. Each cookbook kit comes uniquely packaged with a cooking accessory, and are now available at Bed Bath & Beyond retailers throughout the country. · The Handstand Kids Italian Cookbook is packaged in a pizza box with a chef's hat · The Handstand Kids Mexican Cookbook comes in a tortilla bag with a child-sized oven mitt · and the Handstand Kids Chinese Cookbook is packaged in a take-out box with a set of chopsticks

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Miss Spider's Bedtime Story For IPad

Miss Spider's Bedtime Story for iPad

Description: Miss Spider’s Bedtime Story, part of David Kirk’s beloved Miss Spider book series, has been transformed by Callaway Digital Arts into a dynamic, interactive app for iPad, designed to entertain and teach children in all stages of learning to read. Parents and children will relate to Miss Spider and her little bugs as she finds a creative way to get her household’s bedtime routine under control.Different Read modes allow children to listen to the narrated story, or read alone or with help—providing the perfect amount of challenge for early readers at different levels. Music, sound effects and David Kirk’s beautiful interactive illustrations accompany each Read mode, and a Watch mode brings Miss Spider and her family to life in lovingly rendered 3D animation. Miss Spider’s Bedtime Story for iPad also includes puzzles, games and coloring pages that encourage creativity and critical thinking skills.

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A Year Without A Santa Claus Figurines

Snow Miser

Description: Characters from the Christmas classic "A Year Without a Santa Claus" make perfect stocking stuffers! Heat Miser and Snow Miser come to life in miniature as Funko POP! vinyl figurines. Adults will remember this timeless stop-motion film from their childhoods, and children will fall in love with the fun story and catchy tunes. All the figurines are available retailers nationwide.

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2AM CLUB: WHAT DID YOU THINK WAS GOING TO HAPPEN?

2AM CLUB

Description: The 6 members of 2AM Club - vocalists Marc Griffin and Tyler Cordy, guitarist Matt Reagan, keyboard player Dave Dalton, drummer Ian O'Neill and bassist Matt Warshauer, AKA "Sauce"-bring a diverse array of influences to the table (Jay-Z to the Beatles, Duran Duran to the Beastie Boys, Stevie Wonder to The Strokes), effortlessly synthesizing the very best of all that has come before them to create music that is resoundingly modern. One part Seattle, one part Bay Area and one part Northeast, the group came together in Los Angeles in 2007 and honed their skills playing the local college scene before heading up and down the West Coast, booking, producing, and headlining their own gigs. After recording some demos with Jerry Harrison - a former member of the Talking Heads and Modern Lovers - 2AM Club played a now-legendary four-month residency they called "Tiny Porno" at the Derby in L.A., and word quickly spread that it was the place to be. They then picked up and transplanted to NYC to record What Did You Think Was Going To Happen? with producers Sam Hollander and Dave Katz (Boys Like Girls, Katy Perry, Gym Class Heroes).

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Kids Mystery Book Series Is Perfect Gift This Year

Chase For Home, Kids Mystery Book is Released for Holiday Season

Description: Encourage reading this holiday season with THE CHASE MANNING MYSTERY SERIES for kids. Think hit FOX television show “24”…for kids…a real-time thriller page-turner for readers 8-12 years old. Steve Reifman, author and National Board Certified third grade teacher from Roosevelt Elementary School in Santa Monica, California, introduces Chase For Home, the second installment of his Chase Manning Mystery Series (release date: November 26, 2010, $7.99) and sequel to the highly acclaimed Chase Against Time. For the latest Chase Manning news, up-to-date information and discount pricing visit www.stevereifman.com. Shoppers can purchase the 2 Book Set (Chase Against Time and Chase for Home) at a special discount of $14.99 at www.stevereifman.com. Chase Against Time and Chase For Home sell individually for $7.99 each. Shoppers can also visit Amazon.com to purchase books. Books three and four, Chase Under Pressure and Chase to the Finish, will be released at a later date.

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Taro And The Magic Pencil

Taro and the Magic Pencil, from VIZ Media

Description: Rated 'A' for All Ages A unique reading experience for ages 6 and up, mixing comic book elements with traditional prose. In addition, readers solve mazes, puzzles and riddles to move the stories along! Before his comic book drawings came to life, Taro was an ordinary boy. Now his characters are in danger, and it's up to him to save them! With the flick of a magic pencil, Taro transforms into Terrie (a terrier) and enters his comic book world. The adventures ahead are more amazing than anything he ever imagined!

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The Legend Of Zelda: The Phantom Hourglass

The Legend of Zelda: Phantom Hourglass, from VIZ Media

Description: Rated 'A' for All Ages. Based on the hit video game series! Link's friend Tetra is taken prisoner by a ghost ship, and Link falls overboard when he tries to save her. When he wakes up, he finds himself embarked on another fantastic quest! The discovery of the Phantom Hourglass sets Link on a journey to rescue Tetra, find the Sand of Hours and break the curse on the Temple of the Ocean King. Come aboard with Link for an amazing adventure on the high seas!

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Larry Kane's Death By Deadline

Death by Deadline by Larry Kane

Description: For over 45 years, Larry Kane has anchored and reported local TV news. So it’s little surprise that Kane’s new novel, Death by Deadline, examines the intrigue, betrayal and greed of local TV news. The new e-book tells how getting a story wrong coupled with government corruption can end in deadly results. The book is available on all e-reading devices and costs $7.99. Kane currently host of the Voice of Reason on CN 8 in Philadelphia and is a special contributor with commentary and analysis for KYW Newsradio, and an occasional contributor for the Philadelphia Inquirer. He is the only newsman to anchor at all three network stations in Philadelphia and spent a year anchoring the news at WABC-TV Eyewitness News in New York.

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The World Almanac And Book Of Facts 2012

Gracing the cover of this year's edition are singer Adele and Yankee shortstop Derek Jeter.

Description: Relied on for more than a century, America’s best-selling reference book offers the answers to this year’s most pressing questions. Which 2012 election candidate plans to lower the presidential salary to less than $40,000? How many millions of smartphones were sold in the United States over the past year? Which U.S. state has the highest public high school graduation rate? The answers can be found in The World Almanac and Book of Facts 2012. Gracing the cover of this year’s edition is singer Adele, whose 2011 album 21 broke the record for most consecutive weeks in the Top 5 of the Billboard 200. She’s joined by the Yankees’ star shortstop Derek Jeter, whose milestone 3,000th hit was a home run. The book also boasts a new feature on the Greatest Sports Upsets, with a list of the most surprising athletic outcomes of all time, inspired by Japan’s victory in the Women’s World Cup. Shifts in the American population are illustrated by sections like “The Changing United States” while “Year in Review” recaps the top headlines, strangest news stories and most striking images of 2011. For more information, visit www.worldalmanac.com.

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Ongo Is A Personal News Service That Redefines How Digital News Is Read, Discovered And Shared By Bringing Together The Best Content From A Variety Of Sources — All In One Place.

Ongo personal news service

Description: Ongo delivers the latest news from top sources including the Associated Press, New York Times Picks, USA TODAY and all original Washington Post content from The Washington Post print edition. Subscribers can choose to get additional news from a growing list of newspapers and magazines, creating a personal news experience like never before. While the Web offers unprecedented access to information, finding the news can be a fragmented and time consuming experience. Ongo offers customized news in a single format that's easy to read on your desktop, iPad or any web-enabled device. Ongo's team of editors saves you time by choosing the best content from a variety of sources. The team sifts through the stories of the day to surface a combination of the must-read news and the important stories you might not have seen otherwise. Whether it's business or sports, entertainment or politics — get all the news without ever leaving Ongo. With Ongo, it's easy to find, organize and share the news. Create your own personal news playlist with My Topics. Archive important stories or save them for later with Clippings. Ongo doesn't put up any barriers to sharing — even non-subscribers can view stories that are shared.

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Harry Potty And The Deathly Boring

Harry Potty and the Deathly Boring cover

Description: Following the killing of their mentor Dumb-as-a-door by the seemingly traitorous barista Frappe, Harry Potty, Don Measley and Whiny Stranger must find a way to defeat the nose-less dark lord Value-Mart (He-Whose-Prices-Can’t-Be-Beat) and his followers. Along with other characters such as Paco Malphy, Robby the elf, and Seriously Black, Harry with plunger ready must face the Odor Eaters in order to avenge the death of his parents and bring balance to the world of magic at Nosewarts.

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Bobby And Mandee's Good Touch Bad Touch By Robert Kahn

Bobby and Mandee's Good Touch Bad Touch by Robert Kahn

Description: Educate, before it’s too late! In this simple and engaging guide, Mandee and Bobby explain "good touches" (hugs and kisses from family members, a pat on the back, a handshake, or a high five) and "bad touches" (a hit, slap, punch, kick, bite, hard pinch, shove, or grabbing, tugging, scratching, tripping, or choking). They describe how to recognize each kind of touch, the differences between them, and how to respond. Then Bobby and Mandee talk about private areas and what to do if someone touches you in those places (“Tell a trusted adult! It isn’t your fault!”). They explain that it’s not okay to keep a secret about private areas, even if the person who touched you says that bad things might happen if you tell. When it comes to bad touches, Bobby triumphantly concludes, “Whether it is a stranger, or someone you know well, the rules to be safe are always the same: Say no! Run Away! And find a grown up friend to tell!” Author and former Deputy Sheriff Robert Kahn recommends that parents read this book with their children and encourage teachers to share it with the class! Helpful features include: Bobby and Mandee’s Touch Test – an 8-question quiz along with a page number for each answer 911 Tips for Parents – a guide for teaching kids when and how to dial 911 My List of Safe Grown-ups to Call – a blank form that parents and children can fill out together

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"My Sister's A Popstar" By Kimberly Greene

My Sister's A Popstar - Kimberly Greene

Description: Sam can’t wait for her big sister Danni to come home from touring so their family can get back to normal. Having a singing sensation for a sister is just too weird. But it seems things are only going to get weirder, as Danni’s been given her own reality TV series – and they’re all going to be filmed. No way does Sam want her life on screen, but the director convinces her to give it a go, at least for five days. Then it’s up to her to choose. Can she handle her starring role as a pop star’s little sister?

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The Most Important Letter You Will Ever Write

The Most Important Letter You Will Ever Write - New Updated Edition

Description: Give the gift of gratitude by writing a heartfelt handwritten letter your loved ones will treasure for years to come. Loved ones who have done, been, and meant so much to you deserve to know how grateful you truly are. It is important to tell them now, before it's too late. Don't know how to get started? Author and writing expert, Lilia Fallgatter, will show you how. Now available in hard copy and e-book formats.

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Business Mojo: Achieving Success Through Mystical Exploration

Business Mojo, by Judy Smith and Dan Smith

Description: The use of astrology and other forms of mystical exploration have statistically proven advantageous in starting dates and business decisions. From the on-site yoga classes at Nike, HBO, Forbes and Apple to Bill Gates’ visualizations of products before they become actual software, the power of numerology, astrology, visualization, etc. are just as important to your success as knowing how to run a business. In the new guide Business Mojo: Achieving Success Through Mystical Exploration, brother and sister entrepreneurs Judy Smith and Dan Smith break down the mystical powers that can be play a key role in business success. Drawing from personal experience and extensive research, they offer suggestions on how to change the way you think about your business, not through the standard practice of ‘positive thinking,’ but through the implementation of astrology, numerology, visualization, Feng Shui and even a bit of ‘magic’. Amazon link: http://www.amazon.com/Business-Mojo-Achieving-Mystical-Exploration/dp/1608448010/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1304022063&sr=1-1

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A Money Holder - The Way A REAL Man Should Carry His Money And Credit Cards- In A Broccoli Wad

The broccoli wad

Description: The “As Seen on TV” - Broccoli Wad. For the guy-on-the-go that needs all of their cards and cash in the same place this extra strong band made of silicone rubber is the new alternative to the money clip. No more bulky wallets that make a bulge in your pocket and draw attention to pick-pocketers. This sleek band will keep you from traveling around with extra receipts, cards, and extras you don’t need. · Keep your money, your credit cards and ID all in one secure place. · Carry the Broccoli Wad in your front pocket, where it's safe and secure, always within reach · It’s tough, it’s made of silicone Rubber - High Strength Silicone rubber · The Broccoli Wad won’t make the alarm go off when walking through airport security. Now you never have to take your money out of your pocket, for others to possibly grab.

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TenThousandMemories.com: Make Your Special Photo Memory Part Of An International Art Project

A Happy Memory

Description: Ten Thousand Memories (www.tenthousandmemories.com), the creation of distinguished art photographer Ted VanCleave, is a collaborative art project designed to bring memories to life on a grand scale. Ten thousand contributors are invited to share their photos (of events, families, vacations, children, landscapes, pets, and more) and the memories they represent – by submitting a photograph along with a brief text describing the memory depicted. One photograph from a contributor will be chosen and turned into a Master Photo Mosaic using all ten thousand contributed photos. In addition to limited edition art prints of the Master Photo Mosaic using one chosen photo, a Ten Thousand Memories coffee table book documenting the project will be published with all ten thousand photos and text plus profiles of select participating photographers. All contributed Ten Thousand Memories will be viewable on tenthousandmemories.com for twenty years, including photos and text plus a link to a site of each contributor’s choice. There is a nominal fee of $20 U.S. per photo to contribute to this project; for every photo submitted, contributors will receive one entry into the drawing for the one 48"x84" artist proof print of the Ten Thousand Memories Master Mosaic Collage ($6,000 value).

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Redbox Gifts

Redbox Gifts

Description: Last minute shoppers, Redbox introduces Redbox gifts for all of the entertainment lovers on your list! Redbox gifts are purchased online and the best part is that there are no delays; you schedule the delivery without the shipping costs and hassle! Redbox gifts can be purchased and arrive same day, perfect for all of the last minute shoppers. Available in DVD and game rentals, Redbox gifts are perfect for the teachers, colleagues, friends and family members on your list. Redbox gifts makes gift-giving simple and provides a lot of fun with many movie and game nights to come. Each Redbox gift is accompanied by a personalized message and one of many design options, customizable for everyone on your list. They can be delivered via email, text or Facebook and the delivery date can be selected. Redbox gifts are available at redbox.com in bundles of 5 first-night DVD rentals for $5 or 10 first-night DVD rentals for $10. Additional DVD night rentals are $1.20 per night. Redbox gifts can be redeemed at any Redbox kiosk.

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Funny's Stuff

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Rusted Hero's Self-Titled Debut Album

Rusted Hero's Self-Titled Debut Album Cover

Description: Some say rock music is dead. If it is, it just got a wakeup call. New York City-based band Rusted Hero just dropped their self-titled debut EP and it kicks ass start to finish. Already being compared to music heavyweights Guns N' Roses, the band delivers guitar-driven rock with killer hooks that will satisfy the music lover in your family. If you're looking to give the gift of awesome this season, pick this up on iTunes or at their website, RustedHero.com. The band is currently touring in support of the album in the NYC area.

Price: $5.00 to $7.00 Visit the Website

Blockbuster Holiday Gifts UNDER $50

Blockbuster Holiday Gifts Under $50

Description: Blockbuster holiday gifts UNDER $50: Perfect for a personalized gift: Build Your Own Box Set • Put together 3- ($24.99) or 5-disc ($39.99) sets of new movies $12.99 and under in a special gift box that doesn’t need wrapping • Or • Put together 3- ($19.99) or 5-disc ($29.99) sets of previously owned movies in a special gift box. • Show someone you really know them with a personalized selection of movies in one giftable box. Perfect for kids and families: the Blockbuster Giftable Kids Pass • Give one month, 6 month or 12 month passes for access to any kids/family movies and games o 1 month = $4.99 o 6 months = $24.99 (get 1 month free) o 12 months = $34.99 (get 4 months free) • Perfect for grandchildren, stocking stuffers and your nieces and nephews! Perfect for Blu-ray movie lovers: the Blockbuster Blu-ray Bundle • Get a Blu-ray player for only $49.99 (originally $99.99) when you sign up for a 1-year subscription to Blockbuster Combo Pass or Blockbuster Total Access • The Blockbuster Combo Pass ($7.50 for first month; $14.99 each month after) includes a subscription of unlimited access to every rental (game and movie) in-store, and one movie or game a month from Blockbuster’s online By Mail service • You can give both as gifts, or keep one for yourself and give the other away! • Perfect for preparing the family for long days indoors and family holiday entertaining!

Price: $4.99 to $50.00 Visit the Website

"The Heming Way"

The Heming Way, available June 7

Description: Humorist and former Esquire editor Marty Beckerman will be releasing a new book, The Heming Way, on June 7. The book takes a humorous look at Ernest Hemingway as “history’s ultimate man” – drunken, unshaven, meat-devouring, wife-divorcing, and gloriously self-destructive. With chapters including “For Whom the Beer Flows,” “Death in the Afternoon… Lunch is Served,” “A Farewell to Smooth Arms, Backs, Taints, Etc.,” and “The Old Man and the See You in Hell,” Beckerman encourages young men to bring back Hemingway’s legendary brand of rugged, alcoholic masculinity.

Price: $3.99 to $12.99 Visit the Website

Holiday Mini-Books Provide Unique, Affordable Holiday Gift

Holiday Mini Book - Lulu.com

Description: Each year when holiday shopping begins, people rush around, trying to find unique and affordable gifts. However, many people fail to discover that perfect present, and end up settling for whatever they can find at the last minute. This year, instead, many people are planning ahead and they will be turning to holiday mini-books for those on their shopping lists. Mini-books, which are miniature books, come in compact and wallet sizes – perfect for holiday stocking stuffers. People can use their own creativity in order to put together a mini-book that they can hand out to everyone on their list. Mini-books have been popular gifts for the past few holiday seasons, because they are easy to make, affordable and create lasting memories. Some popular holiday mini-book examples include: • Holiday cocktail book • Christmas cookie recipe book • Custom photo calendar for the New Year • Holiday photo book • Custom coupon book to provide unique coupons • Family-favorite recipe book • Genealogy picture and fact book • Children’s photo and story book • Sports-themed books to showcase a season in sports • Business books, including business cards, inspirational quotes, and end-of-year recap books Lulu provides anyone with the ability to publish books, eBooks, mini-books, photo books, calendars, cookbooks, and travel books.

Price: $3.99 to $5.99 Visit the Website

Out Of Time: A Paranormal Romance

Out of Time: A Paranormal Romance (Kindle Edition)

Description: Out of Time is an exciting time travel romance with a paranormal twist. When a mysterious accident sends Professor Simon Cross and his assistant, Elizabeth West, back in time to 1920s New York, they find it's more than a world of Prohibition and speakeasies. It's a world where the underground is run by the underworld, and where vampires and mobsters vie for power in the seedy underbelly of Jazz Age Manhattan. As a professor of the occult, Simon's life was a ritual of research and stoic solitude until he met Elizabeth West. A gambler's daughter, Elizabeth knows a bluff when she sees one. Behind Simon's icy glares and nearly impenetrable armor beats the heart of a man in desperate need of love. Simon spent his life searching for vampires and now that he's found one, it just might take from him the only woman he's ever loved. Together they fight demons real and imagined, as trials of murder, intrigue and danger push Simon and Elizabeth together and pull them apart. Out of Time is available at Amazon's Kindle store for $2.99.

Price: $2.99 Visit the Website

"The Boy Who Went To Bed Round And Woke Up Square": A Children's Picture E-Book

Cover Art: "The Boy Who Went to Bed Round and Woke Up Square"

Description: "The Boy Who Went to Bed Round and Woke Up Square" is a charming picture e-book. It tells the story of a boy who wakes up different than he was the night before and the complications that follow. Children and parents alike will enjoy this lively, amusing tale, written by Evan Rothman and illustrated by award-winning children's book creator Don Brown. "The Boy Who Went to Bed Round and Woke Up Square" can be purchased at Amazon.com and BarnesandNoble.com.

Price: $2.99 Visit the Website

A Movie Poster From Just Movie Posters.Com

Did Dad like Shrek? Well, then he would love a movie poster from Shrek for Father's Day.

Description: Doesn't Dad have enough ties and polo shirts? How about giving Dad a movie poster from his favorite movie. Just Movie Posters.Com (www.justmovieposters.com) has loads of movie posters such as: The Dark Knight, From Paris with Love, Rio, Shrek, and more. Just Movie Posters.Com sells one sheet posters (27 x 40 inches, the standard size for posters in the U.S.), mini-posters (11 x 17 inches or 13 x 19 inches) movie poster postcards, odd size posters and gift certificates for sale. Each item listing features a picture of the item, number of items available, price and other relevant information. Not sure which poster to get? A gift certificate works and those are available on Just Movie Posters.Com, as well.

Price: $1.00 to $31.00 Visit the Website

Nominate Dad For President Of The United States

Nominate Dad for President of the United States on a new social media app called Votocracy

Description: Looking for a different father's day gift this year? Nominate your Dad into the running for President of the United States on a new social media app called Votocracy. Votocracy is a social media platform that will put fun, passion and public engagement back into politics. With the end goal of discovering America’s favorite contender for the 2012 Presidency of the United States, Votocracy will allow voters to “like” their favorite candidate into a series of state primaries and, eventually, onto a nationally-televised reality show. For as little as $1, any man, woman or teen of voting age can register and start their campaign with Votocracy and gain access to millions of potential supporters through social media networks, national advertising campaigns, Votocracy’s online community, and through offline events. To participate fully – and to become an official Votocracy candidate – participants pay only a $99 registration fee. Candidates looking to spark serious change, compete in a friendly rivalry or grab their “15 minutes of fame” on national television are welcome. Regardless of the motive, Votocracy makes it easy and fun to participate – whether just testing the waters of a presidential campaign or launching a serious bid for the White House.

Price: $1.00 to $99.00 Visit the Website

Educational Music Apps And CD's

Free music widget on the home page!

Description: Kiboomu.com offers educational music apps. Choose from various selections, learn to play the piano, assist with special needs and more. You may also want to browse the numerous CD's, all of which are down-loadable and can be used at home, in the car or in the classroom. Kiboomu.com also offers free craft ideas, free song lyrics, multilingual printouts and much more.

Price: $0.99 to $4.99 Visit the Website

Charlie Williams "Dreams Come True" Single Release

Charlie Williams "Dreams Come True" available on iTunes 2/14

Description: Sixteen-year-old (budding superstar) Charlie Williams releases his single “Dream’s Come True” Valentine’s Day 2011, a full length feature album will follow later this year. Charlie has already made a name for himself in the classical crossover world – his debut album spent 22 weeks on Billboard Classical Crossover chart. “Dreams Come True” is set to the tune of Pachelbel’s Canon with original lyrics. It’s a classic love song – making Valentine’s Day the perfect release date and the song the perfect addition to your Valentine's Day mixtape! Click here to see Charlie perform the song live. I'd love to set up gift guide coverage on this. Thank you.

Price: $0.99 Visit the Website

Pop / R&B Sensation Quincy-G

Quincy - G at GBK Honors MTV Movie Awards

Description: Quincy Garvin known as Quincy-G is a popular R&B / pop artist from Buffalo New York who is sharing his musical talents with the world. His new album "To Be Continued" has something for everyone. Quincy's hit single "Be My Girlfriend" which was produced by Grammy Award nominees Richard Vission and Chico Bennett has caught fire across the nation. The music video for "Be my Girlfriend" which is directed by Hollywood director Nayip Ramos is also featured on YouTube under Quincy-G. Quincy's next hit single "Do it in the Club" featuring Rapper Glenwood Boogi offers listeners a chance to vibe and dance the night away. You can find the Quincy-G album "To Be Continued" on iTunes and his website www.Quincy-G.com. Keep an eye out for Quincy-G's new music video "Blown Away" which was performed at the GBK Honors MTV Movies Awards gift lounge.

Price: $0.10 to $10.00 Visit the Website

School Zone Publishing - Super Flash Action Workbook And Software Sets

Super Flash Preschool

Description: School Zone Publishing introduces a new way to help young minds take off and soar: Super Workbook and Flash Action Software sets that pair traditional pencil-and-paper learning with high-tech software, to teach essential reading or math skills in a flash! The new Super Flash Action Workbook and Software set titles include: • Super Flash Action Preschool Software & Workbook • Super Flash Action Kindergarten Software & Workbook • Super Flash Action Math Made Easy Software & Workbook (Grades 1-2) • Super Flash Action Reading Made Easy Software & Workbook (Grades 1-2) Each workbook is designed to teach age-appropriate skills in reading or math with fun-filled exercises and colorful illustrations, as well as build school readiness and confidence. Workbooks also feature easy tear-out pages for on-the-go learning. The complimentary Flash Action Software helps reinforce newly learned concepts with playful characters, sound effects, bright colors and interactive graphic animation. The software also promotes positive play and even cheers children on to encourage success.

Price: $0.01 to $20.00 Visit the Website

Slacker Radio

Slacker Radio Now Playing

Description: Slacker Radio offers a fully customizable and personal online radio experience that includes the most varied and compelling range of content offered by any Internet radio service. Slacker is the first music service to deliver three complementary tiers. From the entirely free Slacker Basic Radio service, to the ad-free and feature-rich Slacker Radio Plus and on-demand access with Slacker Premium Radio, Slacker meets the needs of all music fans. Whether listeners prefer a superior free personal radio experience or the power of a fully-loaded music subscription service, Slacker is the only offering to provide the full suite of options. The Slacker Radio experience includes over 150 expert-programmed music stations, ABC news, comedy, custom artist-hosted showcase stations and leading music festival stations along with personalized ESPN Sports content integration coming soon. With a music catalog that is over ten times larger than the leading radio competitor, Slacker Radio gives listeners the ultimate music discovery resource.

Price: $0.00 to $9.99 Visit the Website

New Book By Legendary Author Jack Eadon

Head Trip

Description: Envy, like greed, is characterized by an insatiable desire; they differ, however, for two main reasons. First, Greed is largely associated with material goods, whereas Envy may apply more generally. Second, those who commit the sin of Envy desire something that someone else has which they perceive themselves as lacking but they are often unaware of their own envy! Dante defined this as "love of one's own good perverted to a desire to deprive other men of theirs." In Dante's Purgatory, the punishment for the envious is to have their eyes sewn shut with wire, because they have gained sinful pleasure from seeing others brought low. Thomas Aquinas described Envy as "sorrow for another's good" I'll bet you have green eyes! You are most guilty of the sin of envy. You are convinced that what you have is never as good as the next persons, and it frustrates you to never be or have the best. As penance for your shallow materialism, you will be put into freezing water. (Yes, in hell, go figure.) To save yourself from such a fate, try the heavenly virtue of love. Envy, in Latin Invidia, is represented by the dog and color green.

Price: $0.00 to $17.00 Visit the Website

K-Pop Celebrities Call Fans’ Phones With Personalized Videograms

Image of StarCall App

Description: StarCall, an Android and iOS app created for Korean Pop (K-Pop) fans across the globe, gives fans exclusive behind-the-scenes access to the personal lives of the hottest K-Pop stars with its unique video calling feature that allows users to receive live news updates and video calls from their favorite K-Pop artists. StarCall videograms provide an intimate, first-of-its-kind glimpse into the lives of the top K-Pop stars, such as Girls' Generation, Super Junior, 2PM, Shinee and BoA. Fans can respond with their own video fan mail. StarCall also enables users to easily interact with their favorite K-Pop artists on Twitter and Facebook as well as receive targeted news feeds that deliver the hottest gossip and headlines. If you’re a K-Pop fan wanting to get a preview into the personal lives of your favorite artists, StarCall is the App for you.

Price: $0.00 to $5.00 Visit the Website

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