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The Lost Spells Cover Image
By Robert MacFarlane, Jackie Morris (Illustrator)
$26.00
ISBN: 9781487007799
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Published: Anansi International - October 27th, 2020

Since its publication in 2017, The Lost Words has enchanted readers with its poetry and illustrations of the natural world. Now, The Lost Spells, a book kindred in spirit and tone, continues to re-wild the lives of children and adults.


Floriography: An Illustrated Guide to the Victorian Language of Flowers Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781524858148
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Published: Andrews McMeel Publishing - September 15th, 2020

A charming, gorgeously illustrated botanical encyclopedia for your favorite romantic, local witch, bride-to-be, or green-thumbed friend.

Floriography is a full-color guide to the historical uses and secret meanings behind an impressive array of flowers and herbs.


The Vocabulary Builder Workbook: Simple Lessons and Activities to Teach Yourself Over 1,400 Must-Know Words Cover Image
By Chris Lele, Magoosh (With)
$10.99
ISBN: 9781939754813
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Published: Zephyros Press - March 20th, 2018

Improve your vocabulary with simple lessons and activities

Building your vocabulary requires more than flash cards. That's why leading test-prep expert, Chris Lele, developed a new method for introducing words into your vocabulary. With The Vocabulary Builder Workbook, you'll gain and retain a fundamental understanding of more than 1,400 essential words.


Save the Cat! Writes a Novel: The Last Book On Novel Writing You'll Ever Need Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780399579745
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Published: Ten Speed Press - October 9th, 2018

The first novel-writing guide from the best-selling Save the Cat! story-structure series, which reveals the 15 essential plot points needed to make any novel a success.


On Writing Well: The Classic Guide to Writing Nonfiction Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780060891541
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Published: Harper Perennial - April 5th, 2016

"On Writing Well is a bible for a generation of writers looking for clues to clean, compelling prose." –New York Times

A beloved classic, this definitive volume on the art of writing nonfiction celebrates its thirtieth anniversary.


Gotham Writers' Workshop: Writing Fiction: The Practical Guide From New York's Acclaimed Creative Writing School Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781582343303
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Published: Bloomsbury USA - August 1st, 2003

Gotham Writers' Workshop has mastered the art of teaching the craft of writing in a way that is practical, accessible, and entertaining. Now the techniques of this renowned school are available in this book.


The Library Book Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781476740195
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Published: Simon & Schuster - October 1st, 2019

Susan Orlean’s bestseller and New York Times Notable Book is “a sheer delight…as rich in insight and as varied as the treasures contained on the shelves in any local library” (USA TODAY)—a dazzling love letter to a beloved institution and an investigation into one of its greatest mysteries.


Three Sheets to the Wind: The Nautical Origins of Everyday Expressions Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781493042272
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Published: Lyons Press - May 1st, 2019

The origins of a remarkable number of everyday words and phrases are anchored in our seafaring past. Three Sheets to the Wind: The Nautical Origins of Everyday Expressions is an entertaining compilation revealing the maritime roots of common English expressions.


Say What You Mean: A Mindful Approach to Nonviolent Communication Cover Image
By Oren Jay Sofer, Joseph Goldstein (Foreword by)
$16.95
ISBN: 9781611805833
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Published: Shambhala - December 11th, 2018

Find your voice, speak your truth, listen deeply—a guide to having more meaningful and mindful conversations through nonviolent communication


Dreyer's English: An Utterly Correct Guide to Clarity and Style Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780812985719
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Published: Random House Trade Paperbacks - August 4th, 2020

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • A sharp, funny grammar guide they’ll actually want to read, from Random House’s longtime copy chief and one of Twitter’s leading language gurus
 

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY O: The Oprah Magazine Paste Shelf Awareness


Nine Nasty Words: English in the Gutter: Then, Now, and Forever Cover Image
$24.00
ISBN: 9780593188798
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Published: Avery - May 4th, 2021

A New York Times bestseller
 
One of the preeminent linguists of our time examines the realms of language that are considered shocking and taboo in order to understand what imbues curse words with such power--and why we love them so much.


1100 Words You Need to Know Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9781438010427
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Published: Barrons Educational Series - January 1st, 2018

A Barron's best-seller for more than five decades!

This brand-new edition of 1100 Words You Need to Know has been expanded and updated, and includes:

  • Word lists and definitions
  • Analogy exercises
  • Words-in-context exercises
  • Idiom indexes
  • An updated Pronunciation Guide

All new words for students to learn are placed in the context