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This 1 New York Times best-selling guide to decluttering your home from Japanese cleaning consultant Marie Kondo takes readers step-by-step through her revolutionary KonMari Method for simplifying organizing and storing Despite constant efforts to declutter your home do papers still accumulate like snowdrifts and clothes pile up like a tangled mess of noodles Japanese cleaning consultant Marie Kondo takes tidying to a whole new level promising that if you properly simplify and organize your home once you ll never have to do it again Most methods advocate a room-by-room or little-by-little approach which doom you to pick away at your piles of stuff forever The KonMari Method with its revolutionary category-by-category system leads to lasting results In fact none of Kondo s clients have lapsed and she still has a three-month waiting list With detailed guidance for determining which items in your house spark joy and which don t this international bestseller featuring Tokyo s newest lifestyle phenomenon will help you clear your clutter and enjoy the unique magic of a tidy home and the calm motivated mindset it can inspire
Winner of the 2016 Pulitzer Prize for Drama and Eleven Tony Awards including Best MusicalLin-Manuel Miranda s groundbreaking musical Hamilton is as revolutionary as its subject the poor kid from the Caribbean who fought the British defended the Constitution and helped to found the United States Fusing hip-hop pop R B and the best traditions of theater this once-in-a-generation show broadens the sound of Broadway reveals the storytelling power of rap and claims our country s origins for a diverse new generation HAMILTON THE REVOLUTION gives readers an unprecedented view of both revolutions from the only two writers able to provide it Miranda along with Jeremy McCarter a cultural critic and theater artist who was involved in the project from its earliest stages-- since before this was even a show according to Miranda--traces its development from an improbable perfor mance at the White House to its landmark opening night on Broadway six years later In addition Miranda has written more than 200 funny revealing footnotes for his award-winning libretto the full text of which is published here Their account features photos by the renowned Frank Ockenfels and veteran Broadway photographer Joan Marcus exclusive looks at notebooks and... emails interviews with Questlove Stephen Sond heim leading political commentators and more than 50 people involved with the production and multiple appearances by Presi dent Obama himself The book does more than tell the surprising story of how a Broadway musical became a national phenomenon It demonstrates that America has always been renewed by the brash upstarts and brilliant outsiders the men and women who don t throw away their shot more
Writing about yourself is a funny business But in a project like this the writer has made one promise to show the reader his mind In these pages I ve tried to do this Bruce Springsteen from the pages of Born to Run In 2009 Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band performed at the Super Bowl s halftime show The experience was so exhilarating that Bruce decided to write about it That s how this extraordinary autobiography began Over the past seven years Bruce Springsteen has privately devoted himself to writing the story of his life bringing to these pages the same honesty humor and originality found in his songs He describes growing up Catholic in Freehold New Jersey amid the poetry danger and darkness that fueled his imagination leading up to the moment he refers to as The Big Bang seeing Elvis Presley s debut on The Ed Sullivan Show He vividly recounts his relentless drive to become a musician his early days as a bar band king in Asbury Park and the rise of the E Street Band With disarming candor he also tells for the first time the story of the personal struggles that inspired his best work and shows us why the song Born to Run reveals more than we previously realized Born to Run will be revelatory for anyone who has ever... enjoyed Bruce Springsteen but this book is much more than a legendary rock star s memoir This is a book for workers and dreamers parents and children lovers and loners artists freaks or anyone who has ever wanted to be baptized in the holy river of rock and roll Rarely has a performer told his own story with such force and sweep Like many of his songs Thunder Road Badlands Darkness on the Edge of Town The River Born in the U S A The Rising and The Ghost of Tom Joad to name just a few Bruce Springsteen s autobiography is written with the lyricism of a singular songwriter and the wisdom of a man who has thought deeply about his experiences more
Simple ideas lasting loveFalling in love is easy Staying in love that s the challenge How can you keep your relationship fresh and growing amid the demands conflicts and just plain boredom of everyday life In the 1 New York Times bestseller The 5 Love Languages you ll discover the secret that has transformed millions of relationships worldwide Whether your relationship is flourishing or failing Dr Gary Chapman s proven approach to showing and receiving love will help you experience deeper and richer levels of intimacy with your partner starting today The 5 Love Languages is as practical as it is insightful Updated to reflect the complexities of relationships today this new edition reveals intrinsic truths and applies relevant actionable wisdom in ways that work Includes the Couple s Personal Profile assessment so you can discover your love language and that of your loved one
1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER The compelling inspiring and comically sublime story of one man s coming-of-age set during the twilight of apartheid and the tumultuous days of freedom that followedNAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY Michiko Kakutani New York Times Newsday Esquire NPR Booklist Trevor Noah s unlikely path from apartheid South Africa to the desk of The Daily Show began with a criminal act his birth Trevor was born to a white Swiss father and a black Xhosa mother at a time when such a union was punishable by five years in prison Living proof of his parents indiscretion Trevor was kept mostly indoors for the earliest years of his life bound by the extreme and often absurd measures his mother took to hide him from a government that could at any moment steal him away Finally liberated by the end of South Africa s tyrannical white rule Trevor and his mother set forth on a grand adventure living openly and freely and embracing the opportunities won by a centuries-long struggle Born a Crime is the story of a mischievous young boy who grows into a restless young man as he struggles to find himself in a world where he was never supposed to exist It is also the story of that young man s relationship with his fearless... rebellious and fervently religious mother his teammate a woman determined to save her son from the cycle of poverty violence and abuse that would ultimately threaten her own life The stories collected here are by turns hilarious dramatic and deeply affecting Whether subsisting on caterpillars for dinner during hard times being thrown from a moving car during an attempted kidnapping or just trying to survive the life-and-death pitfalls of dating in high school Trevor illuminates his curious world with an incisive wit and unflinching honesty His stories weave together to form a moving and searingly funny portrait of a boy making his way through a damaged world in a dangerous time armed only with a keen sense of humor and a mother s unconventional unconditional love Praise for Born a Crime A compelling new memoir By turns alarming sad and funny Trevor Noah s book provides a harrowing look through the prism of Mr Noah s family at life in South Africa under apartheid Born a Crime is not just an unnerving account of growing up in South Africa under apartheid but a love letter to the author s remarkable mother Michiko Kakutani The New York Times An unforgettable memoir Parade What makes Born a Crime such a soul-nourishing pleasure even with all its darker edges and perilous turns is reading Noah recount in brisk warmly conversational prose how he learned to negotiate his way through the bullying and ostracism What also helped was having a mother like Patricia Nombuyiselo Noah Consider Born a Crime another such gift to her and an enormous gift to the rest of us USA Today Noah thrives with the help of his astonishingly fearless mother Their fierce bond makes this story soar People Noah s electrifying memoir sparkles with funny stories and his candid and compassionate essays deepen our perception of the complexities of race gender and class Booklist starred review A gritty memoir studded with insight and provocative social criticism with flashes of brilliant storytelling and acute observations Kirkus Reviewsmore
Creative Lettering and Beyond combines the artistic talents and inspirational tips and tutorials of several professional hand letterers and calligraphers for a dynamic and interactive learning experience After a brief introduction to the various tools and materials artists and lettering enthusiasts will learn how to master the art of hand lettering and typography through engaging easy-to-follow step-by-step projects prompts and exercises From the basic shape and form of letters to cursive script spacing and alignment artists will discover how to transform simple words phrases and quotes into beautiful works of hand-lettered art The interactive format and step-by-step process offers inspirational instruction for a wide variety of fun projects and gift ideas including hand-rendered phrases on paper and digitally enhanced notecards Artists will also discover how to apply lettering to linen coffee mugs calendars and more Numerous practice pages and interactive prompts throughout the book invite readers to put their newfound lettering skills to use as well as work out their artistic ideas Covering a variety of styles and types of lettered art including calligraphy illustration chalk lettering and more artists will find a plethora of... exercises and tips to help them develop their own unique lettering style With comprehensive instructions and fun inspirational exercises and projects Creative Lettering and Beyond is a must-have resource for anyone who wants to learn this beautiful and stylish art form more
With superb reproductions of breathtaking Ansel Adams photographs the Ansel Adams Wall Calendar remains a beloved annual bestseller The 2017 Wall Calendar features thirteen exquisite high-quality reproductions of Adams photographs carefully selected and ordered to reflect the changing seasons These stunning images--majestic mountain vistas dramatic waterfalls and landscapes of the American West--will delight all year long Printed on high-quality photographic paper the calendar s pages will stand up to a year of hanging and the large-scale duotone photo reproductions are suitable for framing at year s end Each month s page has plenty of room to record family appointments events and reminders A classic and popular now as ever the Ansel Adams Wall Calendar is an elegant addition to any home or office
80 OFF Available for 24 99 5 99 On Special Sale Until July 7 This book is part of the I m Coloring series After the success of Screw You I m Coloring Alex Fleming decided to create a new book with brand new designs brand new swear words and expressions but with the same goal - make you laugh have fun and unwind This Vulgar Adult Coloring Book Features 26 Delectable Coloring Pages Beautiful Designs To Relieve Stress Have Fun Single-Sided Pages At 8 5x11 Includes Digital PDF Of The Book Inside Includes A 15 Bonus Some of the words and expressions you ll come accross Seriously Bitch Dickwad Get the hell out For Fuck s Sake You re a special kind of Asshole Douchenozzle And so many more Order now and start this incredibly delightful impolite journey You re going to love it Tags swear word coloring book swear word adult coloring book sweary coloring book adult coloring books swearing coloring book swear coloring book swear word coloring book swear word adult coloring book sweary coloring book adult coloring books swearing coloring book swear coloring book
48 Unique Designs to Color Dozens of coloring pages designed for adults Garden Designs Animals Mandalas and Paisley Patterns Each coloring page is designed to help relax and inspire The variety of pages ensure something for every skill level Use your choice of coloring tool pens pencils markers crayons Each coloring page is on a separate sheet
Celebrate wild America The magic of the water s edge at Big Sur in Northern California A trumpeter swan swimming in the early morning fog over Wonder Lake in Denali National Park Sunlight streaming through the bald cypresses in a Louisiana swamp A flock of snow geese covering the sky in Montana AUDUBON NATURE CALENDAR showcases a dozen North American natural treasures and landscapes with exquisite full-color portraits and fascinating text America the pristine America the dramatic America the unforgettable each of these images is a tribute to the power and beauty of nature
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