Reference & Language Books

Guinness World Records 2023 By Guinness World Records Cover Image
$29.95
ISBN: 9781913484200
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Published: Guinness World Records - September 13th, 2022

3... 2... 1... We have lift off on another fully revised and updated Guinness World Records annual. The 2023 edition takes readers on a journey that's out of this world, revealing the latest and greatest record-breaking achievements here on Planet Earth and across the vast distances of space.


Stuff They Don't Want You to Know By Ben Bowlin, Matt Frederick, Noel Brown Cover Image
$29.99
ISBN: 9781250268563
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Published: Flatiron Books - October 11th, 2022

“Interesting...Bowlin's calmly rational approach to the subject of conspiracy theories shows the importance of logic and evidence.”—Booklist

"A page-turning book to give to someone who believes in pizza pedophilia or that the Illuminati rule the world."—Kirkus Reviews


Wild Maps for Curious Minds: 100 New Ways to See the Natural World By Mike Higgins, Manuel Bortoletti (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Mike Higgins, Manuel Bortoletti (Illustrator)
$19.95
ISBN: 9781615198924
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Published: The Experiment - November 8th, 2022

The natural world has never been wilder

With 100 fiercely fun, curiously captivating, and amazingly adventurous maps


Which nations have launched animals into space? Where are the world’s cat people? How many humans live in high-risk zones for natural disasters? How far do you have to travel to hug all fifteen of the world’s oldest trees?


Spine Poems: An Eclectic Collection of Found Verse for Book Lovers By Annette Dauphin Simon Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9780063208223
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Published: Harper Design - September 6th, 2022

A charming, clever, and original collection of more than 100 spine poems–a popular form of found poetry composed by arranging book spines—illustrated with 110 full-color photographs.


Bibliophile Noteblock By Jane Mount (By (artist)) Cover Image
By Jane Mount (By (artist))
$16.95
ISBN: 9781797203744
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Published: Chronicle Books - August 2nd, 2022

This beautiful and handy notepad, made to look a little vintage book, is perfect for bibliophiles!

Featuring the art of Jane Mount, this chunky notepad is encased in a cloth "cover" with foil stamping, giving it the look of a well-loved vintage book.


Great Short Books: A Year of Reading—Briefly By Kenneth C. Davis Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781982180034
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Published: Scribner - November 22nd, 2022

A delightful, entertaining guide to some of the best short novels of all time from a bestselling historian, author, and lifelong reader.

Fall back into the joys of literature with an extraordinary book for book lovers: a compulsively readable, deeply engaging list of great short novels.


The 2023 Old Farmer's Almanac By Old Farmer's Almanac Cover Image
$8.95
ISBN: 9781571989215
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Published: Old Farmer's Almanac - August 30th, 2022

Banned Books: The World's Most Controversial Books, Past and Present (DK Gifts) By DK Cover Image
By DK
$17.99
ISBN: 9780744056280
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Published: DK - August 30th, 2022

Immerse yourself in the stories behind the most shocking and infamous books ever published!

Censorship of one form or another has existed almost as long as the written word, while definitions of what is deemed “acceptable” in published works have shifted over the centuries, and from culture to culture.


Fiske Guide to Colleges 2023 By Edward Fiske Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9781492665007
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Published: Sourcebooks - July 19th, 2022

"The best college guide you can buy."—USA Today


The Price You Pay for College: An Entirely New Road Map for the Biggest Financial Decision Your Family Will Ever Make By Ron Lieber Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062867315
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Published: Harper Paperbacks - August 2nd, 2022

Named one of the best books of 2021 by NPR

New York Times Bestseller and a New York Times Book Review Editor’s Choice pick


Valedictorians at the Gate: Standing Out, Getting In, and Staying Sane While Applying to College By Becky Munsterer Sabky Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250619051
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Published: Holt Paperbacks - August 2nd, 2022

Named one of Grown & Flown's “Best Book on College Admissions and Paying for College”


What About the Baby?: Some Thoughts on the Art of Fiction By Alice McDermott Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781250849229
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Published: Picador - August 16th, 2022

A collection of essays, lectures, and observations on the art of writing fiction from Alice McDermott, winner of the National Book Award and unmatched "virtuoso of language and image" (Rebecca Steinitz, The Boston Globe)