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Castle War (Castle Perilous, Book 4) by John DeChancie

By John DeChancie

Fort Perilous remains to be tottering from final year's conflict with the Hosts of Hell, and regaining balance proves a difficult balancing act. ahead of Jeremy can layout a software to calm the tremors of the universe, another depraved fact seems that threatens to topple every thing! citadel P. needs to face its evil dual, replete with its personal dastardly doppleganger army-with the shadow self ensues pretty much as good and Evil conflict it out within the 144,000th measurement!

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More Weird Things Customers Say in Bookshops by Jen Campbell

By Jen Campbell

Patron (holding up a book): What’s this? the key backyard? good, it’s no longer so mystery now, is it, when you consider that they bloody good wrote a e-book approximately it!

Weird issues clients Say in Bookshops used to be a Sunday instances bestseller, and will be chanced on displayed on book place counters up and down the rustic. The reaction to the booklet from booksellers around the globe has been considered one of heartfelt contract: it'll look that buyers are asserting weird and wonderful issues far and wide - from requesting books with images of Jesus in them, to looking for the simplest horse owner’s handbook that has a close bankruptcy on unicorns.

Customer: I had one of these overwhelm on Captain Hook whilst i used to be more youthful. Do you think that this implies i've got unresolved issues?

More bizarre issues buyers Say in Bookshops has but extra stories from the antiquarian bookstall the place Jen Campbell works, and incorporates a collection of ‘Weird Things...’ despatched in from different booksellers the world over. The publication is illustrated via the BAFTA profitable Brothers McLeod.

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How to Rescue a Dead Princess by Jeff Strand

By Jeff Strand

From the artistic genius who might have introduced you Hamlet, The Scarlet Letter, and a less-boring Moby Dick (if he'd been born on time) comes this outrageous comedian fable. It's a story choked with a lot experience, lots pleasure, rather a lot vocabulary, that each one who learn it's going to undergo a healthy of giddiness that would freak out each person of their basic area. It's the saga of Randall, a squire assigned to escort the beautiful Princess Janice on a diplomatic trip of maximum value. Then she will get killed. Now Randall needs to conquer determined odds and ridiculous hazards in his quest to deliver her again to life...before the whole commonplace fable Land falls into the evil clutches of The darkish One! Packed to the bursting aspect with unrestrained silliness (so ensure that you do carry it a secure distance out of your face whilst reading), the best way to Rescue a useless Princess is the unconventional all of the relatively cool individuals are examining this yr, an epic delusion on your kin to cherish nearly without end.

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Blandings Castle and Elsewhere (Blandings Castle, Book 3) by P. G. Wodehouse

By P. G. Wodehouse

The ivied partitions of Blandings fortress have seldom glowed as sunnily as in those marvelous tales -- yet there are snakes within the rolling parkland able to nip Clarence, the absent-minded 9th Earl of Emsworth, whilst he least expects it. For a begin the Empress of Blandings, within the operating for her first prize within the fats Pigs type on the Shropshire Agricultural exhibit, is off her foodstuff ­-- and will merely be coaxed again to the trough through a choice in her personal language. Then there's the feud with Head Gardener McAllister, aided through Clarence's sister, the terrifying woman Constance, and the terrible prospect of the summer season fête -- dual difficulties solved via the arriving of a delightfully rebellious little woman from London. yet to begin with there's the vexed subject of the custody of the pumpkin. Skipping an ocean and a continent, Wodehouse additionally treats us to a couple unputdownable tales of extra from the enormous Golden Age of Hollywood.

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In the Name of Jaysus!: Stuff That Drives Irish People Round by Colin Murphy, Brendan O'Reilly

By Colin Murphy, Brendan O'Reilly

Ever lose the pinnacle while the rustic grinds to a halt after centimetres of snow?

Do the parish-pump politicians, perennially pathetic health and wellbeing providers and virtually dead street symptoms force you to drink?

Are most of these anda million different maddening quirks of Irish society sapping your will to live?

In the identify of Jaysusis a hilarious rant approximately all issues exasperating,irritating and downrightinfuriatingin eire this day. If you're Irish - or if you happen to simply stay right here and feature to endureour traditionalmanner of doing issues arseways - then, within the identify of Jaysus, this is often the booklet for you!

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A Very Persistent Illusion by L. C. Tyler

By L. C. Tyler

Inventor of the Sorensen-Birtwistle Revised Scale of Girl-Rage, Chris has a stunning female friend (Virginia), likeable strength parents-in-law (Hugh and Daphne) and a vintage activities motor vehicle with a leather-covered apparatus stick.

Impending matrimony and the car's leaking roof appear to be the single clouds at the horizon. yet his it appears cozy global is grew to become the wrong way up while Hugh dies unexpectedly and Daphne (after one Irish Cream too many) finds a few stunning details. in the meantime ...In an resort, within the Danube Valley, within the 17th century, a undeniable cantankerous thinker turns out to have a few phrases of steerage for our modern day hero. We subscribe to Virginia and Chris (and Rene) as they search to discover the reality approximately Hugh, themselves and the which means of existence.

"A Very power Illusion" is a hilarious, highly creative and thought-provoking novel approximately love, insanity and fact. 'Compelling and shrewdpermanent, i actually couldn't placed it down. A deceptively gentle learn. I laughed out loud' - Alison Joseph, writer of the "Sister Agnes Mysteries".

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Gus Openshaw's Whale Killing Journal by Keith Thomson

By Keith Thomson

Moby Dick for the weblog new release.

Cat nutrition cannery employee Gus Openshaw has one aim in existence: to kill a whale. not only any whale, yet a huge, blubbery whale that ate his spouse, baby, and arm in the course of a vicious and unprovoked assault.

With a rickety boat and a seriously restrictive whale-hunting license, Gus units out to distinctive his revenge. alongside the best way, Gus retains an internet magazine - a weblog - to maintain the area knowledgeable approximately his misfit group, his clashes with pirates, his near-fatal incarceration, and his infatuation with a undeniable island princess.

Complete with stunning scrimshaw illustrations, Gus Openshaw's Whale-Killing magazine is the hilarious documentation of 1 man's obsessive pursuit of a big whale that will make Captain Ahab proud.

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How to Become an Intellectual: 100 Mandatory Maxims to by Nick Kolakowski

By Nick Kolakowski

A Capacious and critical Guide

Maxims:
#1: hold a Scholarly e-book (at All instances)
#12: understand Your Manet out of your Monet
#14: Be expert in no less than One Classical tool
#64: learn how to Recite Romantic-Era Poetry on Cue

If you're thinking that you wish a PhD in Greek and Roman philosophy from an Ivy League university to name your self an highbrow, re-evaluate your supposition. once you may perhaps envy the initials that stick with unique names of professors and the highbrow elite, it's now not the mortar board and scholarly gowns you need—it's the imprecise esoterica. during this primer, you'll discover ways to stroll the debate of the intelligentsia, leaving simpletons and pseudo-intellectuals on your dust.

Inside How to turn into an Intellectual, you'll find the prodigious truths each self-respecting realized individual lives by means of. This code of scholarly habit permits aspiring high-brows like your self to coach their unlucky lessers, amaze their Mensa associates, and galvanize their fellow clever people—one special bon mot at a time!

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This Is a Book by Demetri Martin

By Demetri Martin

From the popular comic, writer, superstar and government producer/multiple title-holder of Comedy Central's Important issues with Demetri Martin comes a daring, unique, and oblong type of humor book.

Demetri's first literary foray good points longer-form essays and conceptual items (such as Protagonists' Hospital, a melodrama in regards to the health facility medical professionals who deal with purely the flesh wounds and minor head scratches of Hollywood motion heroes), in addition to his trademark charts, doodles, drawings, one-liners, and lists (i.e., the area perspectives of optimists, pessimists and contortionists), Martin's fabric is diverse, yet his special voice and exceptional brain will hold readers in stitches from starting to finish.

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A Funny Thing About Love by Rebecca Farnworth

By Rebecca Farnworth

The humorous factor approximately love is that simply for those who imagine you've bought it looked after, it turns around and bites you at the behind.

Which is strictly what's occurred to Carmen Miller.

Her ex husband's female friend is pregnant, her occupation as a comedy agent goes down the pan, she's made a idiot of herself with fellow agent Will Hunter, a guy she's fancied for a long time, and to cap all of it she has to maneuver out of her flat. definitely issues can't get any worse.

Moving all the way down to Brighton to put in writing the television comedy sequence that she's regularly dreamed approximately, Carmen meets the divine Daniel. a guy so stunning, she doesn't even brain that he's bought lengthy hair. it appears Carmen's lifestyles is at the up again.

Until, that is... love bites again.

Looks like Carmen's again the place she begun. yet might or not it's that love isn't the matter? might be she's simply been making a choice on the incorrect males.

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