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Barack Obama
A riveting, deeply personal account of history in the making—from the president who inspired us to believe in the power of democracy

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • NAMED ONE OF THE TEN BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY THE NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY The Washington Post • Jennifer Szalai, The New York Times • NPR • The Guardian • Marie Claire
 
In the stirring, highly anticipated first volume of his presidential memoirs, Barack Obama tells the story of his improbable odyssey from young man searching for his identity to leader of the free world, describing in strikingly personal detail both his political education and the landmark moments of the first term of his historic presidency—a time of dramatic transformation and turmoil.

Obama takes readers on a compelling journey from his earliest political aspirations to the pivotal Iowa caucus victory that demonstrated the power of grassroots activism to the watershed night of November 4, 2008, when he was elected 44th president of the United States, becoming the first African American to hold the nation’s highest office.

Reflecting on the presidency, he offers a unique and thoughtful exploration of both the awesome reach and the limits of presidential power, as well as singular insights into the dynamics of U.S. partisan politics and international diplomacy. Obama brings readers inside the Oval Office and the White House Situation Room, and to Moscow, Cairo, Beijing, and points beyond. We are privy to his thoughts as he assembles his cabinet, wrestles with a global financial crisis, takes the measure of Vladimir Putin, overcomes seemingly insurmountable odds to secure passage of the Affordable Care Act, clashes with generals about U.S. strategy in Afghanistan, tackles Wall Street reform, responds to the devastating Deepwater Horizon blowout, and authorizes Operation Neptune’s Spear, which leads to the death of Osama bin Laden.

A Promised Land is extraordinarily intimate and introspective—the story of one man’s bet with history, the faith of a community organizer tested on the world stage. Obama is candid about the balancing act of running for office as a Black American, bearing the expectations of a generation buoyed by messages of “hope and change,” and meeting the moral challenges of high-stakes decision-making. He is frank about the forces that opposed him at home and abroad, open about how living in the White House affected his wife and daughters, and unafraid to reveal self-doubt and disappointment. Yet he never wavers from his belief that inside the great, ongoing American experiment, progress is always possible.

This beautifully written and powerful book captures Barack Obama’s conviction that democracy is not a gift from on high but something founded on empathy and common understanding and built together, day by day.
Brandon Sanderson

The Stormlight Archive saga continues in Rhythm of War, the eagerly awaited sequel to Brandon Sanderson's #1 New York Times bestselling Oathbringer, from an epic fantasy writer at the top of his game.

After forming a coalition of human resistance against the enemy invasion, Dalinar Kholin and his Knights Radiant have spent a year fighting a protracted, brutal war. Neither side has gained an advantage, and the threat of a betrayal by Dalinar’s crafty ally Taravangian looms over every strategic move.

Now, as new technological discoveries by Navani Kholin’s scholars begin to change the face of the war, the enemy prepares a bold and dangerous operation. The arms race that follows will challenge the very core of the Radiant ideals, and potentially reveal the secrets of the ancient tower that was once the heart of their strength.

At the same time that Kaladin Stormblessed must come to grips with his changing role within the Knights Radiant, his Windrunners face their own problem: As more and more deadly enemy Fused awaken to wage war, no more honorspren are willing to bond with humans to increase the number of Radiants. Adolin and Shallan must lead the coalition’s envoy to the honorspren stronghold of Lasting Integrity and either convince the spren to join the cause against the evil god Odium, or personally face the storm of failure.

Other Tor books by Brandon Sanderson

The Cosmere

The Stormlight Archive
The Way of Kings
Words of Radiance
Edgedancer (Novella)
Oathbringer
Rhythm of War

The Mistborn trilogy
Mistborn: The Final Empire
The Well of Ascension
The Hero of Ages

Mistborn: The Wax and Wayne series
Alloy of Law
Shadows of Self
Bands of Mourning

Collection
Arcanum Unbounded

Other Cosmere novels
Elantris
Warbreaker

The Alcatraz vs. the Evil Librarians series
Alcatraz vs. the Evil Librarians
The Scrivener's Bones
The Knights of Crystallia
The Shattered Lens
The Dark Talent

The Rithmatist series
The Rithmatist

Other books by Brandon Sanderson

The Reckoners
Steelheart
Firefight
Calamity

A Macmillan Audio production from Tor Books

Matthew McConaughey
From the Academy Award®–winning actor, an unconventional memoir filled with raucous stories, outlaw wisdom, and lessons learned the hard way about living with greater satisfaction
 
“Unflinchingly honest and remarkably candid, Matthew McConaughey’s book invites us to grapple with the lessons of his life as he did—and to see that the point was never to win, but to understand.”—Mark Manson, author of The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck

I’ve been in this life for fifty years, been trying to work out its riddle for forty-two, and been keeping diaries of clues to that riddle for the last thirty-five. Notes about successes and failures, joys and sorrows, things that made me marvel, and things that made me laugh out loud. How to be fair. How to have less stress. How to have fun. How to hurt people less. How to get hurt less. How to be a good man. How to have meaning in life. How to be more me.
 
Recently, I worked up the courage to sit down with those diaries. I found stories I experienced, lessons I learned and forgot, poems, prayers, prescriptions, beliefs about what matters, some great photographs, and a whole bunch of bumper stickers. I found a reliable theme, an approach to living that gave me more satisfaction, at the time, and still: If you know how, and when, to deal with life’s challenges—how to get relative with the inevitable—you can enjoy a state of success I call “catching greenlights.”
 
So I took a one-way ticket to the desert and wrote this book: an album, a record, a story of my life so far. This is fifty years of my sights and seens, felts and figured-outs, cools and shamefuls. Graces, truths, and beauties of brutality. Getting away withs, getting caughts, and getting wets while trying to dance between the raindrops.
 
Hopefully, it’s medicine that tastes good, a couple of aspirin instead of the infirmary, a spaceship to Mars without needing your pilot’s license, going to church without having to be born again, and laughing through the tears.
 
It’s a love letter. To life.
 
It’s also a guide to catching more greenlights—and to realizing that the yellows and reds eventually turn green too.
 
Good luck.
Nora Roberts

#1 New York Times bestselling author Nora Roberts begins The Dragon Heart Legacy—a new trilogy of adventure, romance, and magick in The Awakening.

In the realm of Talamh, a teenage warrior named Keegan emerges from a lake holding a sword—representing both power and the terrifying responsibility to protect the Fey. In another realm known as Philadelphia, a young woman has just discovered she possesses a treasure of her own...

When Breen Kelly was a girl, her father would tell her stories of magical places. Now she’s an anxious twentysomething mired in student debt and working a job she hates. But one day she stumbles upon a shocking discovery: her mother has been hiding an investment account in her name. It has been funded by her long-lost father—and it’s worth nearly four million dollars.

This newfound fortune would be life-changing for anyone. But little does Breen know that when she uses some of the money to journey to Ireland, it will unlock mysteries she couldn’t have imagined. Here, she will begin to understand why she kept seeing that silver-haired, elusive man, why she imagined his voice in her head saying Come home, Breen Siobhan. It’s time you came home. Why she dreamed of dragons. And where her true destiny lies—through a portal in Galway that takes her to a land of faeries and mermaids, to a man named Keegan, and to the courage in her own heart that will guide her through a powerful, dangerous destiny...

A Macmillan Audio production from St. Martin's Press

James Patterson
Ernest Cline

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • Now a major motion picture directed by Steven Spielberg.

“Enchanting . . . Willy Wonka meets The Matrix.”—USA Today • “As one adventure leads expertly to the next, time simply evaporates.”—Entertainment Weekly

A world at stake. A quest for the ultimate prize. Are you ready?

In the year 2045, reality is an ugly place. The only time Wade Watts really feels alive is when he’s jacked into the OASIS, a vast virtual world where most of humanity spends their days.

When the eccentric creator of the OASIS dies, he leaves behind a series of fiendish puzzles, based on his obsession with the pop culture of decades past. Whoever is first to solve them will inherit his vast fortune—and control of the OASIS itself. 

Then Wade cracks the first clue. Suddenly he’s beset by rivals who’ll kill to take this prize. The race is on—and the only way to survive is to win.

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY Entertainment Weekly • San Francisco Chronicle • Village Voice • Chicago Sun-Times • iO9 • The AV Club

“Delightful . . . the grown-up’s Harry Potter.”—HuffPost

“An addictive read . . . part intergalactic scavenger hunt, part romance, and all heart.”—CNN

“A most excellent ride . . . Cline stuffs his novel with a cornucopia of pop culture, as if to wink to the reader.”—Boston Globe

“Ridiculously fun and large-hearted . . . Cline is that rare writer who can translate his own dorky enthusiasms into prose that’s both hilarious and compassionate.”—NPR

“[A] fantastic page-turner . . . starts out like a simple bit of fun and winds up feeling like a rich and plausible picture of future friendships in a world not too distant from our own.”—iO9

“Uma obra-prima de thriller e mistério! O autor fez um trabalho magnífico no desenvolvimento das personagens com um lado psicológico tão bem trabalhado que temos a sensação de estar dentro das suas mentes, sentindo os seus medos e aplaudindo os seus sucessos. A história é muito inteligente e mantém-nos interessados durante todo o livro. Pleno de reviravoltas, este livro obriga-nos a ficar acordados até à última página.”

--Books and Movie Reviews, Roberto Mattos (re Sem Pistas)

 

DESPEDAÇADAS é o livro #12 da série de mistério de Riley Paige que começou com o bestseller SEM PISTAS (Livro #1) – um livro de pode descarregar gratuitamente com mais de 1000 opiniões de cinco estrelas!

 

Neste thriller de cortar a respiração, mulheres estão a ser encontradas mortas em linhas de caminho-de-ferro pelo país, obrigando o FBI a entrar numa corrida contra o tempo para apanhar o assassino em série.

 

A Agente Especial do FBI Riley Paige pode ter encontrado finalmente alguém ao seu nível: um assassino sádico que ata as vítimas aos carris para serem atropeladas por comboios. Um assassino suficientemente inteligente para evitar ser capturado em vários estados – e suficientemente encantador para passar desapercebido. Riley percebe que necessitará de todas as suas faculdades para entrar na mente doente deste assassino – uma mente que a própria Riley não sabe se quer penetrar.

 

E tudo com um twist final tão chocante que nem a própria Riley o poderia esperar.

 

Um thriller psicológico negro com suspense de cortar a respiração, DESPEDAÇADAS é o livro #12 de uma nova série alucinante – com uma inesquecível nova personagem – que o obrigará a não largar o livro até o terminar.

“Uma obra-prima de thriller e mistério! O autor fez um trabalho magnífico no desenvolvimento das personagens com um lado psicológico tão bem trabalhado que temos a sensação de estar dentro das suas mentes, sentindo os seus medos e aplaudindo os seus sucessos. A história é muito inteligente e mantém-nos interessados durante todo o livro. Pleno de reviravoltas, este livro obriga-nos a ficar acordados até à última página.”

--Books and Movie Reviews, Roberto Mattos (re Sem Pistas)

 

ENTERRADOS é o livro #11 da série de mistério de Riley Paige que começou com o bestseller SEM PISTAS (Livro #1) – um livro de pode descarregar gratuitamente com mais de 1000 opiniões de cinco estrelas!

 

Um assassino em série está a matar a grande velocidade e, em cada cena de crime, deixa uma assinatura invulgar: uma ampulheta.

 

A sua areia deve cair em 24 horas – e quando esgotar o tempo, uma nova vítima aparece.

 

Com intensa pressão dos meios de comunicação social e numa frenética corrida contra o tempo, a Agente Especial do FBI Riley Paige é chamada, juntamente com a sua nova parceira, a resolver o caso. Ainda a lidar com a situação ocorrida com Shane Hatcher, tentando resolver a sua vida familiar e ajudar Bill a reerguer-se, Riley tem muito em que pensar. E entrar na mente obscura do assassino, poderá levá-la ao seu limite.

 

Um thriller psicológico negro com suspense de cortar a respiração, ENTERRADOS é o livro #11 de uma nova série alucinante – com uma inesquecível nova personagem – que o obrigará a não largar o livro até o terminar.

 

O Livro #12 da série de Riley Paige também já está disponível.
“Uma obra-prima de thriller e mistério! O autor fez um trabalho magnífico no desenvolvimento das personagens com um lado psicológico tão bem trabalhado que temos a sensação de estar dentro das suas mentes, sentindo os seus medos e aplaudindo os seus sucessos. A história é muito inteligente e mantém-nos interessados durante todo o livro. Pleno de reviravoltas, este livro obriga-nos a ficar acordados até à última página.”

--Books and Movie Reviews, Roberto Mattos (re Sem Pistas)

SEM SAÍDA é o livro #13 da série de mistério de Riley Paige que começou com o bestseller SEM PISTAS (Livro #1) – um livro de pode descarregar gratuitamente com mais de 1000 opiniões de cinco estrelas!

Neste thriller psicológico negro, um marido rico aparece morto e a sua mulher maltratada é acusada do crime. Ela pede ajuda a Riley – mesmo tudo apontando para a sua culpa.

Mas quando outro marido rico e violento aparece morto, o FBI é chamado e a Agente Especial Riley Paige interroga-se: será uma coincidência? Ou poderá ser obra de um assassino em série?

Começa então um jogo do gato e do rato quando Riley Paige compreende que enfrenta um assassino brilhante e imprevisível, um assassino sem um motivo claro – e determinado a continuar a matar até ser apanhado.

Um thriller pleno de ação com suspense de cortar a respiração, SEM SAÍDA é o livro #13 de uma nova série alucinante – com uma inesquecível nova personagem – que o obrigará a não largar o livro até o terminar.

O Livro #14 da série de Riley Paige estará disponível em breve.

"O ANEL DO FEITICEIRO tem todos os ingredientes para um sucesso instantâneo: intrigas, conspirações, mistério, cavaleiros e relacionamentos repletos de corações partidos, traições e desilusões. Ele vai deixar você entretido por horas, e vai satisfazer públicos de todas as idades. Recomendado para a biblioteca permanente de todos os leitores do gênero de fantasia."

—Books and Movie Reviews, Roberto Mattos (sobre Em Busca de Heróis)

 

“Uma fantasia épica envolvente.”

—Kirkus Reviews (sobre Em Busca de Heróis)

 

“O começo de algo extraordinário.”

—San Francisco Book Review (sobre Em Busca de Heróis)

 

UM SONHO DE MORTAIS é o livro nº15 na série bestseller O ANEL DO FEITICEIRO, que começa com EM  BUSCA DE HERÓIS (Livro nº1) - download gratuito!

 

Em UM SONHO DE MORTAIS, Thorgrin e seus irmãos lutam para se libertar das garras dos piratas e continuar em sua busca por Guwayne. Ao encontrarem amigos e inimigos inesperados, magia e armas, dragões e humanos, seus destinos serão alterados para sempre. Será que eles finalmente serão capazes de encontrar Guwayne?

 

Darius e alguns amigos sobrevivem ao massacre de seu povo, mas acabam se tornando prisioneiros e são jogados na Arena do Império. Algemados e enfrentando oponentes inimagináveis, sua única esperança de sobrevivênvia é lutarem juntos, como irmãos.

 

Gwendolyn desperta de seu torpor e descobre que ela e seus companheiros sobreviveram à travessia do Grande Deserto e, ainda mais espantoso, que alcançaram uma terra além de suas imaginações mais férteis. Ao serem levados para a corte, os segredos dos ancestrais de Gwendolyn que são revelados para ela mudarão o seu destino para sempre. 

 

Erec e Alistair, ainda prisioneiros em alto mar, lutam para se libertar das garras da frota do Império em uma fuga noturna corajosa e ousada. Quando as chances parecem estar contra eles, uma surpresa inesperada pode dar a eles uma segunda chance para a vitória - e outra chance para continuar o ataque ao coração do Império.

 

Godfrey e sua turma, aprisionados mais uma vez e prestes a serem executados, têm mais uma chance de escapar. Após terem sido traídos, eles querem mais do que uma fuga - eles querem vingança.

 

Volúsia fica cercada por todos os lados ao tentar atacar a capital do Império e terá que invocar uma magia mais poderosa do que nunca se deseja provar que é realmente uma Deusa e se tornar a Líder Suprema do Império. Mais uma vez, o destino do Império será decidido.

 

Com uma ambientação e construção de personagens sofisticada, UM SONHO DE MORTAIS é um conto épico de amizades e amantes, rivais e pretendentes, cavaleiros e dragões, intrigas e maquinações políticas, do processo de tornar-se adulto, de corações partidos, de enganos, ambições e traições. É um conto de honra e coragem, de destino e magia. É uma fantasia que nos leva até um mundo que jamais esqueceremos, e que atrai leitores de todas as idades e gêneros.

 

“Uma fantasia espirituosa... Apenas o começo do que promete ser uma série épica para jovens adultos.”

—Midwest Book Review (sobre Em Busca de Heróis)

 

“De leitura rápida e fácil…você quer saber o que acontece a seguir e não vai querer abandonar o livro.”

—FantasyOnline.net (sobre Em Busca de Heróis)

“Recheado de ação …. A escrita de Rice é solida e a premissa é intrigante."

—Publishers Weekly (sobre Em Busca de Heróis) 

Ignorámos a verdade durante milhares de anos porque não olhámos para o que estava à nossa frente. Distraímo-nos com facilidade com os nossos problemas, com o drama das nossas vidas, com os altos e baixos dos acontecimentos do mundo e perdemos a maior descoberta de todas, aquela que está mesmo diante dos nossos olhos e que pode evitar o nosso sofrimento e proporcionar-nos uma felicidade infinita. Todas as perguntas obterão resposta, todos os desejos se tornarão realidade. Nunca mais terá medo nem voltará a sofrer. Esta é a maior revelação da sua vida. Este é o seu destino. O Maior Segredo é um salto quântico que levará o leitor para além do mundo material, mergulhando-o na esfera do espiritual, onde todas as possibilidades estão abertas. Os ensinamentos contidos nestas páginas incluem exercícios acessíveis que podem ser imediatamente postos em prática e revelações profundas que fazem com que o medo e a incerteza, a ansiedade e a dor se desvaneçam. Repleta de palavras iluminadoras da autoria de mestres espirituais de todo o mundo, tanto do passado como do presente, O Maior Segredo é uma obra-prima cuja sabedoria proporciona aos leitores de todo o mundo a receita para acabarem com o sofrimento e para uma vida de profunda felicidade. "O Segredo mostrou-lhe como criar o que quer que queira ser, fazer ou ter. Nada mudou; é tão verdade hoje como sempre foi. Este livro revela a maior descoberta que um ser humano alguma vez poderá fazer, mostra-lhe o caminho para contornar a negatividade, os problemas e tudo aquilo que não deseja e para mergulhar numa vida de felicidade e êxtase constantes." — Em O Maior Segredo
From FOX & Friends Weekend cohost Pete Hegseth comes a collection of inspiring stories from fifteen of America’s greatest heroes—highly decorated Navy SEALs, Army Rangers, marines, Purple Heart recipients, combat pilots, a Medal of Honor recipient, and more—based on FOX Nation’s hit show of the same name.

After three Army deployments—earning two Bronze Stars and a Combat Infantryman’s Badge—Pete Hegseth knows what it takes to be a modern warrior. In Modern Warriors he presents candid, unfiltered conversations with fellow modern warriors and digs for real answers to key questions like: What inspired them to serve? What is their legacy? What does sacrifice really mean to them? How do they handle loss? And what can civilians learn from this latest generation of veterans?

From the skies over Afghanistan to the seas of the Mediterranean to the treacherous streets of Iraq, these brave men and women take you inside the firefight, sharing the harrowing realities of war. Hegseth uses their experiences to facilitate conversations about the raw truths of combat, including the difficulties of transitioning back home, while also celebrating these soldiers’ contributions to preserving our nation’s most precious gift—freedom.

In addition to the oral history, Modern Warriors presents dozens of personal, rarely shared photos from the battlefield and the home front. Together these stories and images provide an unvarnished representation of battlefield leadership, military morale, and the strain of war. This book is the perfect keepsake and gift for anyone who wants to know what it means, and what it truly takes, to be a patriot.

History called on Harry Truman to unite the Western world against Soviet communism, but first he had to rally Republicans and Democrats behind America’s most dramatic foreign policy shift since George Washington delivered his farewell address. How did one of the least prepared presidents to walk into the Oval Office become one of its most successful?

The year was 1947. The Soviet Union had moved from being America’s uneasy ally in the Second World War to its most feared enemy. With Joseph Stalin’s ambitions pushing westward, Turkey was pressured from the east while communist revolutionaries overran Greece. The British Empire was battered from its war with Hitler and suddenly teetering on the brink of financial ruin. Only America could afford to defend freedom in the West, and the effort was spearheaded by a president who hadn’t even been elected to that office. But Truman would wage a domestic political battle that carried with it the highest of stakes, inspiring friends and foes alike to join in his crusade to defend democracy across the globe.

In Saving Freedom, Joe Scarborough recounts the historic forces that moved Truman toward his country’s long twilight struggle against Soviet communism, and how this untested president acted decisively to build a lasting coalition that would influence America’s foreign policy for generations to come. On March 12, 1947, Truman delivered an address before a joint session of Congress announcing a policy of containment that would soon become known as the Truman Doctrine. That doctrine pledged that the United States would “support free peoples who are resisting attempted subjugation by armed minorities or by outside pressures.” The untested president’s policy was a radical shift from 150 years of isolationism, but it would prove to be the pivotal moment that guaranteed Western Europe’s freedom, the American Century’s rise, and the eventual collapse of the Soviet Union. 

Truman’s triumph over the personal and political struggles that confronted him following his ascension to the presidency is an inspiring tale of American leadership, fierce determination, bipartisan unity, and courage in the face of the rising Soviet threat. Saving Freedom explores one of the most pivotal moments of the twentieth century, a turning point when patriotic Americans of both political parties worked together to defeat tyranny.

New York Times bestselling author Sharyl Attkisson takes on the media’s misreporting on Black Lives Matter, coronavirus, Joe Biden, Silicon Valley censorship, and more.

When the facts don’t fit their Narrative, the media abandons the facts, not the Narrative. Virtually every piece of information you get through the media has been massaged, shaped, curated, and manipulated before it reaches you. Some of it is censored entirely. The news can no longer be counted on to reflect all the facts. Instead of telling us what happened yesterday, they tell us what’s new in the prepackaged soap opera they’ve been calling the news.

For the past four years, five-time Emmy Award–winning investigative journalist and New York Times bestselling author Sharyl Attkisson has been collecting and dissecting alarming incidents tracing the shocking devolution of what used to be the most respected news organizations on the planet. For the first time, top news executives and reporters representing every major national television news outlet—from ABC, CBS, NBC, and CNN to FOX and MSNBC—speak frankly, confiding in Attkisson about the death of the news as they once knew it. Their concern transcends partisan divides.

Most frightening of all, a broad campaign in the media has convinced many Americans not only to accept but to demand censorship over journalism. It is a stroke of genius on the part of those seeking to influence public opinion: undermine public confidence in the news, then insist upon “curating” information and divining the “truth.” The thinking is done for you. They’ll decide which pesky facts shouldn’t cross your desk by declaring them false, irrelevant, debunked, unsafe, or out-of-bounds.

We have reached a state of utter absurdity, where journalism schools teach students that their own, personal truth or chosen narratives matter more than reality. In Slanted, Attkisson digs into the language of propagandists, the persistence of false media narratives, the driving forces behind today's dangerous blend of facts and opinion, the abandonment of journalism ethics, and the new, Orwellian definition of what it means to report the news. 

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Agatha Christie
Tim Dorsey

The "compulsively irreverent and shockingly funny" (Boston Globe) Tim Dorsey returns with an insanely entertaining tale in which the inimitable Serge A. Storms sees dead people and investigates a creepy urban myth that may be all too real.

Though another devastating hurricane is raking Florida, its awesome power can’t stop the Sunshine State’s most loyal son, Serge A. Storms, from his latest scenic road trip: a cemetery tour. With his best bro Colman riding shotgun, Serge hits the highway in his ’69 gold Plymouth Satellite, putting pedal to the metal on a grand tour of the past. Beginning in Key West, the sunshine boys’ odyssey includes a forgotten mass grave in Palm Beach county holding the remains of African Americans killed by the Great Hurricane of 1928, and the resting place of one world-famous television dolphin (RIP Flipper) from the 1960s.

But one deadland—a haunted old sugar field—holds more than just the bones of those who’ve passed. For years, local children have whispered about a boogeyman hiding among the stalks. Could it be the same maniac known as Naked Florida man who’s been raising hell all over the place?

There are few things Serge loves more than solving a good mystery and bestowing justice on miscreants who sully his beloved home’s good name. With his partner bong boy, Florida’s psycho superhero will find the truth in this hilariously violent delight—packed with history, lore, and plenty of motel antics—from the insanely ingenious Tim Dorsey.

Phil Stutz
The groundbreaking New York Times bestseller featuring five uniquely effective tools to help you embrace your shadow, learn the secret of true confidence, and bring about dynamic personal growth—as seen on Goop and The Dr. Oz Show

Phil Stutz and Barry Michels’s tools will be featured in an upcoming Netflix original documentary directed by Jonah Hill and co-produced by Joaquin Phoenix

The Tools offers a solution to the biggest complaint patients have about therapy: the interminable wait for change to begin. The traditional therapeutic model sets its sights on the past, but Phil Stutz and Barry Michels employ an arsenal of techniques—“the tools”—that allow patients to use their problems as levers that access the power of the unconscious and propel them into action. Suddenly, through this transformative approach, obstacles become opportunities—to find courage, embrace discipline, develop self-expression, deepen creativity.
 
For years, Stutz and Michels taught these techniques to an exclusive patient base, but with The Tools, their revolutionary, empowering practice becomes available to every reader interested in realizing the full range of their potential. The authors’ goal is nothing less than for your life to become exceptional—exceptional in its resiliency, in its experience of real happiness, and in its understanding of the human spirit.

“An ‘open secret’ in Hollywood . . . [Stutz and Michels] have developed a program designed to access the creative power of the unconscious.”—The New Yorker
AN INSTANT #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
 
“How To will make you laugh as you learn…With How To, you can't help but appreciate the glorious complexity of our universe and the amazing breadth of humanity's effort to comprehend it. If you want some lightweight edification, you won't go wrong with How To.” —CNET
 
“[How To] has science and jokes in it, so 10/10 can recommend.” —Simone Giertz

The world's most entertaining and useless self-help guide from the brilliant mind behind the wildly popular webcomic xkcd and the bestsellers What If? and Thing Explainer

For any task you might want to do, there's a right way, a wrong way, and a way so monumentally complex, excessive, and inadvisable that no one would ever try it. How To is a guide to the third kind of approach. It's full of highly impractical advice for everything from landing a plane to digging a hole.

Bestselling author and cartoonist Randall Munroe explains how to predict the weather by analyzing the pixels of your Facebook photos. He teaches you how to tell if you're a baby boomer or a 90's kid by measuring the radioactivity of your teeth. He offers tips for taking a selfie with a telescope, crossing a river by boiling it, and powering your house by destroying the fabric of space-time. And if you want to get rid of the book once you're done with it, he walks you through your options for proper disposal, including dissolving it in the ocean, converting it to a vapor, using tectonic plates to subduct it into the Earth's mantle, or launching it into the Sun.

By exploring the most complicated ways to do simple tasks, Munroe doesn't just make things difficult for himself and his readers. As he did so brilliantly in What If?, Munroe invites us to explore the most absurd reaches of the possible. Full of clever infographics and fun illustrations, How To is a delightfully mind-bending way to better understand the science and technology underlying the things we do every day.
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • A one-of-a-kind Star Wars experience that sheds new light on the original film.

On May 25, 1977, the world was introduced to Han Solo, Luke Skywalker, Princess Leia, C-3PO, R2-D2, Chewbacca, Obi-Wan Kenobi, Darth Vader, and a galaxy full of possibilities. In honor of the fortieth anniversary, more than forty contributors lend their vision to this retelling of Star Wars. Each of the forty short stories reimagines a moment from the original film, but through the eyes of a supporting character. From a Certain Point of View features contributions by bestselling authors, trendsetting artists, and treasured voices from the literary history of Star Wars:

• Gary Whitta bridges the gap from Rogue One to A New Hope through the eyes of Captain Antilles.
• Aunt Beru finds her voice in an intimate character study by Meg Cabot.
• Nnedi Okorofor brings dignity and depth to a most unlikely character: the monster in the trash compactor.
• Pablo Hidalgo provides a chilling glimpse inside the mind of Grand Moff Tarkin. 
• Pierce Brown chronicles Biggs Darklighter’s final flight during the Rebellion’s harrowing attack on the Death Star.
• Wil Wheaton spins a poignant tale of the rebels left behind on Yavin.

Plus thirty-four more hilarious, heartbreaking, and astonishing tales from:
Ben Acker • Renée Ahdieh • Tom Angleberger • Ben Blacker • Jeffrey Brown • Rae Carson • Adam Christopher • Zoraida Córdova • Delilah S. Dawson • Kelly Sue DeConnick • Paul Dini • Ian Doescher • Ashley Eckstein • Matt Fraction • Alexander Freed • Jason Fry • Kieron Gillen • Christie Golden • Claudia Gray • E. K. Johnston • Paul S. Kemp • Mur Lafferty • Ken Liu • Griffin McElroy • John Jackson Miller • Daniel José Older • Mallory Ortberg • Beth Revis • Madeleine Roux • Greg Rucka • Gary D. Schmidt • Cavan Scott • Charles Soule • Sabaa Tahir • Elizabeth Wein • Glen Weldon • Chuck Wendig

All participating authors have generously forgone any compensation for their stories. Instead, their proceeds will be donated to First Book—a leading nonprofit that provides new books, learning materials, and other essentials to educators and organizations serving children in need. To further celebrate the launch of this book and both companies’ longstanding relationships with First Book, Penguin Random House has donated $100,000 to First Book, and Disney/Lucasfilm has donated 100,000 children’s books—valued at $1,000,000—to support First Book and their mission of providing equal access to quality education. Over the past sixteen years, Disney and Penguin Random House combined have donated more than eighty-eight million books to First Book.
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • “Stranger Things meets the South. Chilling, hilarious, and suspenseful—I loved it!”—Felicia Day
 
From the authors of Rhett & Link's Book of Mythicality and creators of Good Mythical Morning . . . 

It’s 1992 in Bleak Creek, North Carolina—a sleepy little place with all the trappings of an ordinary Southern town: two Baptist churches, friendly smiles coupled with silent judgments, and an unquenchable appetite for pork products. Beneath the town’s cheerful façade, however, Bleak Creek teens live in constant fear of being sent to the Whitewood School, a local reformatory with a history of putting unruly youths back on the straight and narrow—a record so impeccable that almost everyone is willing to ignore the suspicious deaths that have occurred there over the past decade.

At first, high school freshmen Rex McClendon and Leif Nelson believe what they’ve been told: that the students’ strange demises were all just tragic accidents, the unfortunate consequence of succumbing to vices like Marlboro Lights and Nirvana. But when the shoot for their low-budget horror masterpiece, PolterDog, goes horribly awry—and their best friend, Alicia Boykins, is sent to Whitewood as punishment—Rex and Leif are forced to question everything they know about their unassuming hometown and its cherished school for delinquents.

Eager to rescue their friend, Rex and Leif pair up with recent NYU film school graduate Janine Blitstein to begin piecing together the unsettling truth of the school and its mysterious founder, Wayne Whitewood. What they find will leave them battling an evil beyond their wildest imaginations—one that will shake Bleak Creek to its core.

Praise for The Lost Causes of Bleak Creek

“The Lost Causes of Bleak Creek is like your best friend from high school—kind of weird and a little twisted, but no matter how much trouble they caused, they always made you laugh. You don’t have to be a GMM fan to realize . . . The Lost Causes of Bleak Creek, Will It Awesome Book? F@*# yeah!”—Kurt Sutter, creator of Sons of Anarchy

“Most people don’t read books, let alone write them. That puts Rhett and Link in the top 1% of smart people in the world. Read this book.”—Rachel Bloom, co-creator of Crazy Ex-Girlfriend

“It’s scary, it’s fun, and it’s one hell of a carnival ride.”—Kirkus Reviews
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