Reference & Language Books

The World Almanac and Book of Facts 2019 Cover Image
By Sarah Janssen (Editor)
$14.99
ISBN: 9781600572227
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Published: World Almanac - December 4th, 2018

Get thousands of facts at your fingertips with this essential resource.

The World Almanac® and Book of Facts is America's top-selling reference book of all time, with more than 82 million copies sold. For more than 150 years, this compendium of information has been the authoritative source for all your entertainment, reference, and learning needs.


Dreyer's English: An Utterly Correct Guide to Clarity and Style Cover Image
$25.00
ISBN: 9780812995701
Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order Now
Published: Random House - January 29th, 2019

A witty, informative guide to writing from Random House’s longtime copy chief and one of Twitter’s leading language gurus—in the tradition of The Elements of Style
 
“Utterly delightful . . . will stand among the classics on how to use the English language properly.”—Elizabeth Strout


8 Steps to Paying Less for College: A Crash Course in Scholarships, Grants, and Financial Aid (College Admissions Guides) Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9780525568001
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Published: Princeton Review - January 15th, 2019

FINANCIAL AID MADE EASY! This concise, easy-to-follow guide breaks the confusing college financial aid process down into 8 simple steps to help you afford your education.


The Library Book Cover Image
$22.40
ISBN: 9781476740188
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Published: Simon & Schuster - October 16th, 2018

A REESE WITHERSPOON x HELLO SUNSHINE BOOK CLUB PICK

A WASHINGTON POST TOP 10 BOOK OF THE YEAR * A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER and NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK OF 2018

“A constant pleasure to read…Everybody who loves books should check out The Library Book.” —The Washington Post
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The Old Farmer's Almanac 2019 Cover Image
$7.95
ISBN: 9781571987730
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Published: Old Farmer's Almanac - September 4th, 2018

America’s oldest and largest farmer’s almanac is back with its famous 80% accurate long-range weather predictions for 2019!


Wit's End: What Wit Is, How It Works, and Why We Need It Cover Image
$23.95
ISBN: 9780393254945
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - November 13th, 2018

Much more than a knack for snappy comebacks, wit is the quick, instinctive intelligence that allows us to think, say, or do the right thing at the right time in the right place. In this whimsical book, James Geary explores every facet of wittiness, from its role in innovation to why puns are the highest form of wit.


1,000 Books to Read Before You Die: A Life-Changing List Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9781523504459
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Published: Workman Publishing Company - October 2nd, 2018

“The ultimate literary bucket list.” —The Washington Post
“If there’s a heaven just for readers, this is it.” —O, The Oprah Magazine
        

Celebrate the pleasure of reading and the thrill of discovering new titles in an extraordinary book that’s as compulsively readable, entertai


Bibliophile: An Illustrated Miscellany Cover Image
By Jane Mount (Illustrator)
$24.95
ISBN: 9781452167237
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Published: Chronicle Books - September 11th, 2018

Perfect gift for book lovers, writers and your book club

Book lovers rejoice! In this love letter to all things bookish, Jane Mount brings literary people, places, and things to life through her signature and vibrant illustrations.

Readers of Jane Mount's Bibliophile will delight in:


On Reading Well: Finding the Good Life Through Great Books Cover Image
By Karen Swallow Prior, Leland Ryken (Foreword by)
$19.99
ISBN: 9781587433962
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Published: Brazos Press - September 4th, 2018

Publishers Weekly starred review
A Best Book of 2018 in Religion,
Publishers Weekly


National Geographic Almanac 2019: Hot New Science - Incredible Photographs - Maps, Facts, Infographics & More Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781426219818
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Published: National Geographic - October 23rd, 2018

A one-of-a-kind annual featuring surprising facts, stunning color photos, arresting infographics, and illuminating maps that present the world in a whole new way.


It's All Relative: Adventures Up and Down the World's Family Tree Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781476734507
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Published: Simon & Schuster - October 2nd, 2018

#1 New York Times bestselling author A.J. Jacobs undergoes a hilarious, poignant quest to understand what constitutes family—where it begins and how far it goes—in It’s All Relative, a “thought-provoking…delightful, easy-to-read, informative book” (Kirkus Reviews, starred review).

A.J.


Lonely Planet Italian Phrasebook & Dictionary Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9781787014688
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Published: Lonely Planet - September 1st, 2018

Lonely Planet Italian Phrasebook & Dictionary is your handy passport to culturally enriching travels with the most relevant and useful Italian phrases and vocabulary for all your travel needs. Order an espresso like a local, ask shop keepers about the latest fashions and bargain for fresh produce at the market; all with your trusted travel companion.


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Northshire Saratoga Store

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ph. (toll free) 855.339.5990
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