Oh the Moon: Stories from the Tortured Mind of Charlyne Yi

From actress, comic, musician, and author Charlyne Yi comes this choice of illustrated, interconnected brief tales and anecdotes that blends comedy, wonderful adventures, and a typhoon of  emotions that may make you must snicker and cry on the related time—reminiscent of the works of Demetri Martin, Shel Silverstein and John Cassavetes.

Charlyne Yi takes readers from a sky choked with vengeful clouds to the depths of a frog’s abdominal, and to Hell and back—literally—in this choice of brief tales that showcases her designated style.

Equal components whimsical, hilarious, heartbreaking, and terrifying, those brief stories—both written and illustrated by way of Charlyne—can be learn individually, yet are hooked up thematically following the problems of affection at each age:

• Forgive Me: What occurs whilst the tiniest boy of all time is the single factor status among the world’s biggest child and an indignant mob? Who may possibly ever love anything so small? Or so big?

• She’s All Legs: during this highly spiced, action-packed romance, Agatha, a girl who's actually simply legs and a head, comes to a decision to seek down and kill the satan himself. alongside the best way she meets Cassady, an Elvis impersonator along with his personal, mysterious gripe with the darkish Lord.

Short, one-page anecdotes, poems, reflections, and imagery also are included.

Strange, heartfelt, and lovely, Oh the Moon exhibits you like within the manner that in simple terms Charlyne Yi’s superb, witty brain can.

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Kill Your Friends: A Novel

By John Niven

Because the 20th century breathes its final, with Britpop at its zenith, twenty-seven-year-old A&R guy Steven Stelfox is slashing and burning his method via London’s track undefined. Blithely crisscrossing the globe looking for the subsequent megahit—fueled via greed and inhuman amounts of cocaine—Stelfox freely indulges in an endless orgy of self-gratification. however the is altering quick and the hits are drying up, and the one means he’s going to salvage his sagging profession is by means of taking the belief of “cutthroat” to murderous new degrees.

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Damn, It Feels Good to Be a Banker: And Other Baller Things You Only Get to Say If You Work on Wall Street

By Leveraged Sellout

In a single be aware: egregious.

Damn It Feels sturdy to Be a Banker is a Wall road epic, a conflict cry for the hundreds of younger execs at the back of desks at funding Banks, Hedge money, and personal fairness retailers world wide. With chapters like "No. we don't have any 'hot inventory information' for you," "Mergers are a girl's most sensible friend," and "Georgetown i would not permit my maids' young children pass there," the e-book captures the genuine essence of being in excessive finance.

DIFGTBAB thematically walks via Wall highway tradition, declaring its intricacies: the bushleagueness of a Men's Warehouse swimsuit or squared-toe sneakers, the ability of 80s pop, and the significance of Microsoft Excel shortcut keys as regarding ever with the ability to have any major worldwide impact.

The publication positive factors a number of, vibrant illustrations of Bankers of their average kingdom (ballin'), and, in real ebook 2.0 model, a variety of, insightful reviews from genuine readers of the commonly well known web site LeveragedSellOut.com.

Thorough and well-executed, it is lens into the center of a regularly misunderstood, unfairly stereotyped subset of our society. The view--breathtaking.

Reader Responses

"After analyzing this clueless propaganda, I strongly think that you're a racist, misogynist jerk. FYI, dimension 6 is not fat." --Banker Chick

"Strong to very strong." --John Carney, Editor-In-Chief, Dealbreaker.com

"I used to think beautiful reliable approximately making $200K/year." --Poor individual

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Timmy Failure: Now Look What You've Done

By Stephan Pastis

The clueless, comically self-confident child detective returns in a sequel to the New York instances bestseller Timmy Failure: errors have been Made.

"When you lose desire, locate it." —Timmy Failure

He doesn’t prefer to pull rank. to bare that he’s this man: Timmy Failure, founder, president, and CEO of the best detective enterprise on the town, maybe the kingdom. yet he's.

And he’s approximately to crack the largest case of his new release: a faculty pageant to discover a stolen globe. It’s his price tag to bringing domestic a $500 prize, that's sure to set him up for all times. yet a person is obviously attempting to video game the approach. Hoodwink. Con. Defraud. So it’s as much as Timmy Failure, with the doubtful support of overall, his lazy polar-bear accomplice, and his not going new best friend, eccentric Great-Aunt Colander, to discover the way to avenge those shenanigans. Defeat this injustice.
If he can merely get his access shape in on time.

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The Green Man (New York Review Books Classics)

By Kingsley Amis

Maurice Allington has reached center age and is haunted by way of dying. As he says, “I in truth can’t see why each person who isn’t a toddler, everyone who’s theoretically sufficiently old to have understood what dying potential, doesn’t spend all his time brooding about it. It’s arresting thought.” He additionally occurs to possess and run a rustic lodge that's haunted. the golf green guy opens as Maurice’s father drops lifeless (had he noticeable anything within the room?) and maintains as family and friends convene for the funeral.

Maurice’s difficulties are many and extending: the best way to take care of his personal declining future health? easy methods to achieve out to a teenage daughter who watches television forever? how one can get his top friend’s spouse within the sack? how to define one other drink? (And another.) after which there's regularly loss of life.

The eco-friendly guy is a ghost tale that hits a reside nerve, a truly black comedy with an uncannily chuffed finishing: in different phrases, Kingsley Amis at his top.

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Horrid Henry and the Scary Sitter

By Francesca Simon

DISCOVER THE sequence girls and boys world wide like to READ!

Horrid Henry encounters the worst babysitter on the earth; traumatizes his mom and dad on an extended motor vehicle journey; is going trick-or-treating at Halloween (with disastrous results); and emerges effective from a raid on Moody Margaret's mystery Club.

Francesca Simon is likely one of the world's best-loved kid's authors. She is the one American to have ever received the Galaxy e-book Award, and her construction, Horrid Henry, is the number one bestselling bankruptcy ebook sequence within the UK—with successful television exhibit and over fifteen million copies bought! each one e-book comprises 4 easy-to-read tales and hilarious illustrations via the single and in simple terms Tony Ross, so even the main reluctant of readers can not face up to Henry's outstanding expertise for trouble!

FIND OUT extra approximately HORRID HENRY AT JABBERWOCKYKIDS.COM!

PRAISE FOR HORRID HENRY

"Henry's over-the-top habit, the characters' snappy discussion, an d Ross's hyperbolic line paintings w in poor health have interaction even the mo st reluctant readers."
Publishers Weekly

"Like Dennis the threat and Curious George, Horrid Henry is both discovering hassle or growing it, and the children are loopy approximately his antics."
Meredith Smith, grade institution instructor, DolceBellezza.blogspot.com

"Kids will love analyzing the laugh-out-loud humorous tales approximately somebody whose habit is even worse than their own."
School Library Journal

"Will make you snicker out loud."
Sunday Times

Why Horrid Henry?

Kids love it!
"I love the Horrid Henry books through Francesca Simon. they've got plenty of humorous bits in. And Henry constantly will get into trouble!"
Mia, age 6, BBC studying is Fun

"It's effortless to work out why Horrid Henry is the bestselling personality for 5-8 yr olds."
Liverpool Echo

Because it truly is funny
"My boys love this booklet and i've truly had tears operating down my face and needed to cease interpreting as a result of guffawing so tough. My oldest son is rereading all of the books during this sequence on his personal now and he nonetheless loves them. chuffed reading!"
T. Franklin, Parent

"A glossy comedian classic."
SF stated, parent kid's Books complement

Kids get to be harmlessly rebellious
"Henry is a beguiling hero who has entranced thousands of reluctant readers... little rebels will love this assortment or even little angels can be secretly extremely joyful through Henry's anti-heroic behaviour."
Herald

Henry's naughtiness is a yardstick opposed to which teenagers can get a feeling in their personal ethical goodness and social justice
"What is excellent concerning the books is that Henry by no means does whatever that's subversive. She creates an charisma of excellent naughtiness (of which teenagers are in awe) yet issues out that he operates inside a secure and safe world."
Emily Turner, Angels And Urchins Magazine

Reaches an important age workforce - young ones who're studying to read
"I have attempted out the Horrid Henry books with teams of young ones as a father or mother, as a babysitter, and as a instructor. young children like to both pay attention them learn aloud or to learn them themselves. The books are spot on for the 5-8 age variety and are enjoyable for the adults who proportion them too."
Danielle corridor, Teacher

The constitution presents new readers with a true feel of accomplishment
"My son is 7 years previous and a huge Horrid Henry fan. This e-book lived as much as his expectancies! Horrid Henry is like such a lot boys: he continuously has a plan and is often stepping into mischief! It was once a laugh, and he couldn't placed it down. cannot look forward to the following. He learn it conceal to hide through himself in 2 days! That for me sells a e-book! He cannot stay up for the following one to be released. He has steered it to all his friends."
Mrs. Tami Gold, Parent

Reaches either girls and boys equally
"Wonderfully beautiful to women and boys alike, a important rarity at this age."
Judith Woods, occasions Books

A international publishing phenomenon with 12 million copies sold!

WHAT everyone is asserting approximately HORRID HENRY:

"Parents interpreting them aloud should be consoled to find that Henry can continually be relied upon to act worse than any in their personal offspring." Independent

"An totally very good sequence and absolutely a winner with all little ones. My son took this publication as his favorite in the course of publication week at his institution and switched over a number of young children to the reason. lengthy stay Francesca Simon and her significant books! extra, extra please!"

"My 5-year-old adores them loads he could not wait to begin interpreting as a result of them."

"I fairly like Horrid Henry and prefer interpreting it to my dad. it is funny!"
Matthew, nine, St. Albans

"Horrid Henry is a wonderful anti-hero: monstrously egocentric and grasping, he does issues most youngsters simply dream about... a latest comedian classic."
The Guardian

"My 6-year-old son has now learn the entire sequence unaided and is kind of content material to re-read the tales many times. My 5-year-old is loss of life in order to learn good sufficient so she will learn them independently too!"

"Henry is admittedly naughty and makes me snigger. he is very humorous and he has plenty of adventures."
Martha, age five, Bella

"A flicker of popularity needs to go through such a lot lecturers and oldsters after they learn Horrid Henry. there is a tiny little bit of him in all of us."
Child Education

"It did not even make it to the library cabinets and there is a lengthy ready checklist for it! sufficient said."
Nancy Astee, baby Education

"A convinced needs to for each instructor - interpreting approximately Henry makes your naughtiest baby appear like a saint!"

"As a instructor of 8-year-olds, it really is nice to get a chain of books my type love... They torment me to lend them the books to allow them to learn them on their lonesome. desire I say more?"

Francesca Simon used to be born within the usa and attended either Yale and Oxford universities. For ten years she labored as a contract journalist. She now writes complete time and has had many books released, together with the bestselling Horrid Henry sequence and a number of other photo books. She lives in North London, England, together with her husband, Martin, and her son, Josh.

Tony Ross is a prolific illustrator of books for kids, together with Francesca Simon's Horrid Henry sequence, Martyn Beardsley's Sir Gadabout tales, and, after all, as his personal tales. Tony has develop into one of many best-known creators of unique and standard photo books and his paintings has been bought everywhere in the world.

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Timbre (Livre 30) (French Edition)

By Terry Pratchett

Moite von Lipwig, escroc patenté, a le choix entre los angeles peine de mort ou los angeles path de los angeles Poste. Un choix difficile vehicle le provider postal d'Ankh-Morpok est en pleine déroute. Tous ses prédécesseurs sont d'ailleurs morts dans des stipulations mystérieuses... Sa undertaking sera d'autant plus compliquée qu'il devra faire face à un redoutable concurrent, Jeanlon Sylvère, maître de los angeles technologie du clic-clac, bien plus rapide qu'une lettre ! Mais Moite a plus d'un journey dans son sac de facteur. Et une bien jolie assistante...

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Castle Kidnapped

Fort Perilous is a magic fort filled with secret and experience, yet occasionally even magic castles can pass awry. this actual fort has the facility to ship its site visitors to 144,000 exchange worlds, each one a gorgeous voyage to the unknown. yet every one voyage turns out to backfire. machine whiz child Jeremy is caught on a planet of golf-playing dinosaurs. Gentrified Gene reveals himself a on a planet overrun with amazon ladies the place the queen has taken a specific shine to him and in basic terms Lord of the citadel Incarnadine can st

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The Iron Hand of Mars: A Marcus Didius Falco Mystery

By Lindsey Davis

"A seamless mixing of humor, background, and adventure." Publishers Weekly
A detective novel of old Rome.
When wild Germanic troops insurgent and a Roman basic disappears, Emperor Vespasian turns to the only guy he can belief: Marcus Didius Falco, Imperial Rome's solution to Columbo. Slipping undercover into Germania, Falco meets with disarray, torture, and homicide in his quest to discover a Druid priestess who on my own can convince the barbarians to embody peace.

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