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  • Time of Fog and Fire: A Molly Murphy Mystery (Molly Murphy Mysteries) [Rhys Bowen] (Tapa Blanda)
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    Precio:  $1,529.00 $1,539.00
    Expira: 22/10/2019

    Time of Fog and Fire: A Molly Murphy Mystery (Molly Murphy Mysteries) [Rhys Bowen] (Tapa Blanda)

    - Autor: Rhys Bowen- Idioma: Ingles- Formato: Papel -Tapa Blanda- Editorial: Minotaur Books- ISBN-13: 9781250052070- Páginas: 288- Dimensiones: 22.40cm. x 14.88cm. x 1.93cm.- Peso: 0.32 kg.- Descripción:From the author of In Farleigh Field...Molly Murphy Sullivan's husband Daniel, a police captain in turn-of-the-century New York City, is in a precarious position. The new police commissioner wants him off the force altogether. So when Daniels offered an assignment from John Wilkie, head of the secret service, hes eager to accept. Molly cant draw any details of the assignment out of him, even where hell be working. But when she spots him in San Francisco during a movie news segment, she starts to wonder if hes in even more danger than she had first believed. And then she receives a strange and cryptic letter from him, leading her to conclude that he wants her to join him in San Francisco. Molly knows that if Daniels turning to her rather than John Wilkie or his contacts in the police force, something must have gone terribly wrong. What can she do for him that the police cant? Especially when she doesnt even know what his assignment is? Embarking on a cross-country journey with her young son, Molly cant fathom whats in store for her, but she knows it might be dangerous―in fact, it might put all of their lives at risk, in Rhys Bowen's Time of Fog and Fire...
  • Unf*ck Your Habitat: You're Better Than Your Mess [Rachel Hoffman] (Tapa Dura)
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    Precio:  $2,019.00 $1,539.00
    Expira: 22/10/2019

    Unf*ck Your Habitat: You're Better Than Your Mess [Rachel Hoffman] (Tapa Dura)

    - Autor: Rachel Hoffman- Idioma: Ingles- Formato: Papel -Tapa Dura- Editorial: St. Martin's Griffin- ISBN-13: 9781250102959- Páginas: 224- Dimensiones: 21.44cm. x 13.89cm. x 1.96cm.- Peso: 0.55 kg.- Descripción:"The perfect housekeeping guide for somebody who is overwhelmed with their mess and cant figure out how to start." –Lifehacker"An accessible guide on how to clean for normal people." –Livestrong"It actually changed my life and my home; Im serious." –Book RiotFinally, a housekeeping and organizational system developed for those of us who'd describe our current living situation as a "f*cking mess" that we're desperate to fix. Unf*ck Your Habitat is for anyone who has been left behind by traditional aspirational systems. The ones that ignore single people with full-time jobs; people without kids but living with roommates; and people with mental illnesses or physical limitations. Most organizational books are aimed at traditional homemakers, DIYers, and people who seem to have unimaginable amounts of free time. They assume we all iron our sheets, have linen napkins to match our table runners, and can keep plants alive for longer than a week. Basically, they ignore most of us living here in the real world!Interspersed with lists and challenges, this practical, no-nonsense advice relies on a 20/10 system (20 minutes of cleaning followed by a 10-minute break; no marathon cleaning allowed) to help you develop lifelong habits. It motivates you to embrace a new lifestyle in manageable sections so you can actually start applying the tactics as you progress. For everyone stuck between The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up and Adulting, this philosophy is more realistic than aspirational, but the goal is the same: not everyone will have a showcase of a home, but whatever your habitat, you deserve for it to bring you happiness, not stress...
  • Algorithms to Live By: The Computer Science of Human Decisions [Brian Christian - Tom Griffiths] (Tapa Blanda)
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    Precio:  $1,949.00 $1,659.00
    Expira: 22/10/2019

    Algorithms to Live By: The Computer Science of Human Decisions [Brian Christian - Tom Griffiths] (Tapa Blanda)

    - Autor: Brian Christian, Tom Griffiths- Idioma: Ingles- Formato: Papel -Tapa Blanda- Editorial: Picador- ISBN-13: 9781250118363- Páginas: 368- Dimensiones: 23.62cm. x 15.88cm. x 2.49cm.- Peso: 0.50 kg.- Descripción:What should we do, or leave undone, in a day or a lifetime? How much messiness should we accept? What balance of the new and familiar is the most fulfilling? These may seem like uniquely human quandaries, but they are not. Computers, like us, confront limited space and time, so computer scientists have been grappling with similar problems for decades. And the solutions theyve found have much to teach us.In a dazzlingly interdisciplinary work, Brian Christian and Tom Griffiths show how algorithms developed for computers also untangle very human questions. They explain how to have better hunches and when to leave things to chance, how to deal with overwhelming choices and how best to connect with others. From finding a spouse to finding a parking spot, from organizing ones inbox to peering into the future, Algorithms to Live By transforms the wisdom of computer science into strategies for human living...
  • Edgedancer: From the Stormlight Archive [Brandon Sanderson] (Tapa Dura)
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    Precio:  $1,499.00 $1,079.00
    Expira: 22/10/2019

    Edgedancer: From the Stormlight Archive [Brandon Sanderson] (Tapa Dura)

    - Autor: Brandon Sanderson- Idioma: Ingles- Formato: Papel -Tapa Dura- Editorial: Tor Books- ISBN-13: 9781250166548- Páginas: 272- Dimensiones: 17.91cm. x 11.61cm. x 2.62cm.- Peso: 0.31 kg.- Descripción:From #1 New York Times bestselling author Brandon Sanderson, a special gift edition of Edgedancer, a short novel of the Stormlight Archive (previously published in Arcanum Unbounded).Three years ago, Lift asked a goddess to stop her from growing older--a wish she believed was granted. Now, in Edgedancer, the barely teenage nascent Knight Radiant finds that time stands still for no one. Although the young Azish emperor granted her safe haven from an executioner she knows only as Darkness, court life is suffocating the free-spirited Lift, who can't help heading to Yeddaw when she hears the relentless Darkness is there hunting people like her with budding powers. The downtrodden in Yeddaw have no champion, and Lift knows she must seize this awesome responsibility.Other Tor books by Brandon Sanderson The Cosmere The Stormlight Archive The Way of Kings Words of Radiance Edgedancer (Novella) Oathbringer The Mistborn trilogy Mistborn: The Final Empire The Well of Ascension The Hero of Ages Mistborn: The Wax and Wayne series Alloy of Law Shadows of Self Bands of Mourning Collection Arcanum Unbounded Other Cosmere novels Elantris Warbreaker The Alcatraz vs. the Evil Librarians series Alcatraz vs. the Evil Librarians The Scrivener's Bones The Knights of Crystallia The Shattered Lens The Dark Talent The Rithmatist series The Rithmatist Other books by Brandon Sanderson The Reckoners Steelheart Firefight Calamit...
  • The Language of Thorns: Midnight Tales and Dangerous Magic [Leigh Bardugo] (Tapa Dura)
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    Precio:  $1,889.00 $1,859.00
    Expira: 22/10/2019

    The Language of Thorns: Midnight Tales and Dangerous Magic [Leigh Bardugo] (Tapa Dura)

    - Autor: Leigh Bardugo- Idioma: Ingles- Formato: Papel -Tapa Dura- Editorial: Imprint- ISBN-13: 9781250122520- Páginas: 288- Dimensiones: 24.33cm. x 16.18cm. x 2.31cm.- Peso: 0.70 kg.- Descripción:Inspired by myth, fairy tale, and folklore, #1 New York Times-bestselling author Leigh Bardugo has crafted a deliciously atmospheric collection of short stories filled with betrayals, revenge, sacrifice, and love.Enter the Grishaverse...Love speaks in flowers. Truth requires thorns. Travel to a world of dark bargains struck by moonlight, of haunted towns and hungry woods, of talking beasts and gingerbread golems, where a young mermaid's voice can summon deadly storms and where a river might do a lovestruck boy's bidding but only for a terrible price.Perfect for new readers and dedicated fans, the tales in The Language of Thorns will transport you to lands both familiar and strange―to a fully realized world of dangerous magic that millions have visited through the novels of the Grishaverse.This collection of six stories includes three brand-new tales, each of them lavishly illustrated and culminating in stunning full-spread illustrations as rich in detail as the stories themselves. An Imprint BookThis title has Common Core connections.A New York Times Bestseller "Lushly designed and wonderfully rendered ... Bardugo doesnt twist familiar tales so much as rip them open." ―Booklist, starred review "Strong writing, compelling stories, and gorgeous illustrations make this collection a must-have." ―School Library Journal, starred review"Gorgeously otherworldly...Any lover of retellings or original fairy tales will enjoy." ―Kirkus Reviews"Marvelous tales, as full of twists and delights and strangeness as anything found in the Grimm Brothers. Leigh Bardugo is a master." ―Kelly Link, author of Get in Trouble"Elegantly crafted...stylishly intricate illustrations...all fans of the darker side of folktales and folktale-like stories will find the stories satisfyingly full of pain, danger, and vengeance." ―Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books, starred review"Gorgeous, cruel and almost wistful windows onto the dreamscapes and hard lessons of [Bardugos] alternate universe ... fairy tales with all the darkness intact." ―NPR Book Review"Those who seem innocent are shown to be guilty, one-dimensional characters become more complicated, and mothers who once were absent are given presence and power." ―Mashable"This new collection will intrigue, awe, frighten, and inspire both stalwart fans and new readers looking for a heady spoonful of fantasy." ―Hypable "This nightmare-inducing collection is short but powerful, each tale as brilliant and absorbing as the one before... brilliant storytelling" ―Romantic Time...
  • Wintersong: A Novel [S. Jae-Jones] (Tapa Dura)
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    Precio:  $2,589.00 $1,829.00
    Expira: 22/10/2019

    Wintersong: A Novel [S. Jae-Jones] (Tapa Dura)

    - Autor: S. Jae-Jones- Idioma: Ingles- Formato: Papel -Tapa Dura- Editorial: A Thomas Dunne Book for St. Martin's Griffin- ISBN-13: 9781250079213- Páginas: 448- Dimensiones: 21.67cm. x 14.71cm. x 3.78cm.- Peso: 0.55 kg.- Descripción:"Wintersong is a maze of beauty and darkness, of music and magic and glittering things, all tied together with exquisite writing. This is a world you will want to stay lost in." ―Marie Lu, #1 New York Times bestselling authorDark, romantic, and unforgettable, Wintersong is an enchanting coming-of-age story for fans of Labyrinth and Beauty and the Beast.The last night of the year. Now the days of winter begin and the Goblin King rides abroad, searching for his bride...All her life, Liesl has heard tales of the beautiful, dangerous Goblin King. Theyve enraptured her mind, her spirit, and inspired her musical compositions. Now eighteen and helping to run her familys inn, Liesl cant help but feel that her musical dreams and childhood fantasies are slipping away.But when her own sister is taken by the Goblin King, Liesl has no choice but to journey to the Underground to save her. Drawn to the strange, captivating world she finds―and the mysterious man who rules it―she soon faces an impossible decision. And with time and the old laws working against her, Liesl must discover who she truly is before her fate is sealed.Rich with music and magic, S. Jae-Jones's Wintersong will sweep you away into a world you wont soon forget."This was Labyrinth by way of Angela Carter. Deliciously romantic, with a nuanced Goblin King and a strong heroine, this story was rife with fairy tales, music, and enchantment." ―Roshani Chokshi, New York Times bestselling author of The Star-Touched Quee...
  • Caraval [Stephanie Garber] (Tapa Dura)
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    Precio:  $1,769.00 $1,829.00
    Expira: 22/10/2019

    Caraval [Stephanie Garber] (Tapa Dura)

    - Autor: Stephanie Garber- Idioma: Ingles- Formato: Papel -Tapa Dura- Editorial: Flatiron Books- ISBN-13: 9781250095251- Páginas: 416- Dimensiones: 24.41cm. x 16.64cm. x 3.45cm.- Peso: 0.66 kg.- Descripción:Whatever you've heard about Caraval, it doesn't compare to the reality. It's more than just a game or a performance. It's the closest you'll ever find to magic in this world...Scarlett has never left the tiny island where she and her beloved sister, Tella, live with their powerful, and cruel, father. Now Scarletts father has arranged a marriage for her, and Scarlett thinks her dreams of seeing Caraval, the far-away, once-a-year performance where the audience participates in the show, are over.But this year, Scarletts long-dreamt of invitation finally arrives. With the help of a mysterious sailor, Tella whisks Scarlett away to the show. Only, as soon as they arrive, Tella is kidnapped by Caravals mastermind organizer, Legend. It turns out that this seasons Caraval revolves around Tella, and whoever finds her first is the winner.Scarlett has been told that everything that happens during Caraval is only an elaborate performance. But she nevertheless becomes enmeshed in a game of love, heartbreak, and magic with the other players in the game. And whether Caraval is real or not, she must find Tella before the five nights of the game are over, a dangerous domino effect of consequences is set off, and her sister disappears forever.Welcome, welcome to Caraval . . . beware of getting swept too far away.New York Times bestseller#1 IndieNext PickPublishers Weekly Flying StartEntertainment Weekly Best 10 YA Books of 2017Amazon Best Book of the YearBarnes & Noble Best Book of the YearBuzzFeed Best Book of the Year"The Hunger Games meets The Night Circus. Grade: A-." ―Entertainment Weekly"Impressive, original, wondrous." ―USA Today"Spellbinding." ―US Weekly"Magnificent." ―Publishers Weekly, starred review"I lost myself in this world." ―Sabaa Tahir, author of An Ember in the Ashes"Beautifully written." ―Renee Ahdieh, author of The Wrath and the Dawn"Shimmers with magic." ―Marie Rutkoski, author of The Winners Curse"Darkly enchanting." ―Kiersten White, author of And I Darken"Decadent." ―Roshani Chokshi, author of The Star-Touched Queen"Like stepping into a living dream." ―Stacey Lee, author of Outrun the Moon"Destined to capture imaginations." ―Kirkus Reviews"Ideal for fans of The Night Circus, Stardust, and The Hunger Games." ―School Library Journa...
  • The Dry: A Novel [Jane Harper] (Tapa Dura)
    Precio:  $2,219.00

    The Dry: A Novel [Jane Harper] (Tapa Dura)

    - Autor: Jane Harper- Idioma: Ingles- Formato: Papel -Tapa Dura- Editorial: Flatiron Books- ISBN-13: 9781250105608- Páginas: 336- Dimensiones: 24.33cm. x 16.48cm. x 3.10cm.- Peso: 0.57 kg.- Descripción:INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER"A breathless page-turner, driven by the many revelations Ms. Harper dreams up...Youll love [her] sleight of hand...A secret on every page." ―The New York Times"One of the most stunning debuts I've ever read... Every word is near perfect." ―David BaldacciA small town hides big secrets in The Dry, an atmospheric, page-turning debut mystery by award-winning author Jane Harper.After getting a note demanding his presence, Federal Agent Aaron Falk arrives in his hometown for the first time in decades to attend the funeral of his best friend, Luke. Twenty years ago when Falk was accused of murder, Luke was his alibi. Falk and his father fled under a cloud of suspicion, saved from prosecution only because of Lukes steadfast claim that the boys had been together at the time of the crime. But now more than one person knows they didnt tell the truth back then, and Luke is dead.Amid the worst drought in a century, Falk and the local detective question what really happened to Luke. As Falk reluctantly investigates to see if theres more to Lukes death than there seems to be, long-buried mysteries resurface, as do the lies that have haunted them. And Falk will find that small towns have always hidden big secrets...
  • The Return of the Witch: A Novel (The Witch's Daughter) [Paula Brackston] (Tapa Blanda)
    Precio:  $1,279.00

    The Return of the Witch: A Novel (The Witch's Daughter) [Paula Brackston] (Tapa Blanda)

    - Autor: Paula Brackston- Idioma: Ingles- Formato: Papel -Tapa Blanda- Editorial: St. Martin's Griffin- ISBN-13: 9781250118394- Páginas: 336- Dimensiones: 20.65cm. x 14.17cm. x 2.29cm.- Peso: 0.37 kg.- Descripción:Paula Brackston's debut novel, The Witch's Daughter, was the little book that could--with a captivating story, remarkable heroine, and eye-catching package, it has now netted over 200,000 copies in all formats. Now Paula returns with its sequel The Return of the Witch, another bewitching tale of love and magic, featuring her signature blend of gorgeous writing, a fabulous and intriguing historical backdrop, and a headstrong and relatable heroine readers will cheer for.After five years in the Summerlands, Gideon has gained his freedom. Elizabeth knows he will go straight for Tegan, and that she must protect the girl she had come to regard as her own daughter. In the time since she the dramatic night in Batchcombe woods, Tegan has traveled the world learning from all manner of witches, and she is no longer the awkward teenager and novice spellcaster she once was. However, her skills are no match for Gideon's dark, vengeful power, and he succeeds in capturing her. Will Elizabeth be able to find her? Will they be able to defeat their nemesis once and for all?In a breathless journey that takes them through history to the 17th and 19th centuries, witch pursues warlock. Three people steeped in magic weave a new story, but not all will survive until the end...
  • Lamp Black, Wolf Grey: A Novel [Paula Brackston] (Tapa Blanda)
    Precio:  $1,149.00

    Lamp Black, Wolf Grey: A Novel [Paula Brackston] (Tapa Blanda)

    - Autor: Paula Brackston- Idioma: Ingles- Formato: Papel -Tapa Blanda- Editorial: St. Martin's Griffin- ISBN-13: 9781250069689- Páginas: 336- Dimensiones: 20.85cm. x 13.92cm. x 2.24cm.- Peso: 0.37 kg.- Descripción:Artist Laura Matthews finds her new home in the Welsh mountains to be a place so charged with tales and legends that she is able to reach through the gossamer-fine veil that separates her own world from that of myth and fable. She and her husband Dan have given up their city life and moved to Blaencwm, an ancient longhouse high in the hills. Here she hopes that the wild beauty will inspire her to produce her best art and will give her the baby they have longed for. But this high valley is also home to others, such as Rhys the charismatic loner who pursues Laura with fervor. And Anwen, the wise old woman from the neighboring farm who seems to know so much but talks in riddles. And then there is Merlin. Lamp Black, Wolf Grey tells both Laura's story and Merlin's. For once he too walked these hills, with his faithful grey wolf at his heel. It was here he fell in love with Megan, nurse-maid to the children of the hated local noble, Lord Geraint. Merlin was young, at the start of his renowned career as a magician, but when he refuses to help Lord Geraint it is Megan who may pay the price.From New York Times bestselling author Paula Brackston, Lamp Black, Wolf Grey is an enchanting tale of love and magic featuring her signature blend of gorgeous writing, an intriguing historical backdrop, and a relatable heroine that readers are sure to fall in love with...
  • The Book of Speculation: A Novel [Erika Swyler] (Tapa Blanda)
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    Precio:  $1,469.00 $1,429.00
    Expira: 22/10/2019

    The Book of Speculation: A Novel [Erika Swyler] (Tapa Blanda)

    - Autor: Erika Swyler- Idioma: Ingles- Formato: Papel -Tapa Blanda- Editorial: St. Martin's Griffin- ISBN-13: 9781250055637- Páginas: 384- Dimensiones: 20.68cm. x 13.92cm. x 2.59cm.- Peso: 0.42 kg.- Descripción:FIRST ST. MARTIN'S GRIFFIN EDITION. 2016 deluxe( w/ flaps and deckle edges) trade paperback, Erika Swyler (The Mermaid Girl). Simon Watson, a young librarian, lives alone in a house that is slowly crumbling toward the Long Island Sound. His parents are long dead. His mother, a circus mermaid who made her living by holding her breath, drowned in the very water his house overlooks. His younger sister, Enola, ran off six years ago and now reads tarot cards for a traveling carnival. One June day, an old book arrives on Simon's doorstep, sent by an antiquarian bookseller who purchased it on speculation. Fragile and water damaged, the book is a log from the owner of a traveling carnival in the 1700s, who reports strange and magical things, including the drowning death of a circus mermaid. Since then, generations of "mermaids" in Simon's family have drowned--always on July 24, which is only weeks away. - Amazo...
  • The Lost Time Accidents: A Novel [John Wray] (Tapa Blanda)
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    Precio:  $2,429.00 $1,939.00
    Expira: 22/10/2019

    The Lost Time Accidents: A Novel [John Wray] (Tapa Blanda)

    - Autor: John Wray- Idioma: Ingles- Formato: Papel -Tapa Blanda- Editorial: Picador- ISBN-13: 9781250117984- Páginas: 512- Dimensiones: 22.20cm. x 14.43cm. x 3.33cm.- Peso: 0.57 kg.- Descripción:"A wonderful, delirious, layered confection . . . It is a conga line of a novel, a full brass band of a novel, an epic." ---Annalisa Quinn, NPRIn his ambitious and fiercely inventive new novel, The Lost Time Accidents, John Wray takes us from turn-of-the-century Viennese salons buzzing with rumors about Einsteins radical new theory to the death camps of World War Two, from the golden age of postwar pulp science fiction to a startling discovery in a Manhattan apartment packed to the ceiling with artifacts of modern life.Haunted by a failed love affair and the darkest of family secrets, Waldemar Waldy Tolliver wakes one morning to discover that he has been exiled from the flow of time. The world continues to turn, and Waldy is desperate to find his way back---a journey that forces him to reckon not only with the betrayal at the heart of his doomed romance but also the legacy of his great-grandfathers fatal pursuit of the hidden nature of time itself.Part madcap adventure, part harrowing family drama, part scientific mystery---and never less than wildly entertaining---The Lost Time Accidents is a bold and epic saga set against the greatest upheavals of the twentieth century...
  • The Two-Family House: A Novel [Lynda Cohen Loigman] (Tapa Blanda)
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    Precio:  $1,559.00 $1,419.00
    Expira: 22/10/2019

    The Two-Family House: A Novel [Lynda Cohen Loigman] (Tapa Blanda)

    - Autor: Lynda Cohen Loigman- Idioma: Ingles- Formato: Papel -Tapa Blanda- Editorial: St. Martin's Griffin- ISBN-13: 9781250118165- Páginas: 320- Dimensiones: 20.75cm. x 14.07cm. x 2.13cm.- Peso: 0.35 kg.- Descripción:"An emotional but dreamy novel that...will transport you far, far away from your next dreary Monday morning. You may do a lot of sobbing, but don't worry, you'll be smiling by the end." ―Bustle, "12 Spring Break Reads To Help You Escape Normal Life"**Buzzfeed, "14 Of The Most Buzzed-About Books"**Popsugar, "6 Books You Should Read""A novel you won't be able to put down." ―Diane Chamberlain, New York Times bestselling authorBrooklyn, 1947: In the midst of a blizzard, in a two-family brownstone, two babies are born, minutes apart. The mothers are sisters by marriage: dutiful, quiet Rose, who wants nothing more than to please her difficult husband; and warm, generous Helen, the exhausted mother of four rambunctious boys who seem to need her less and less each day. Raising their families side by side, supporting one another, Rose and Helen share an impenetrable bond forged before and during that dramatic winter night.When the storm passes, life seems to return to normal; but as the years progress, small cracks start to appear and the once deep friendship between the two women begins to unravel. No one knows why, and no one can stop it. One misguided choice; one moment of tragedy. Heartbreak wars with happiness and almost, but not quite, wins. Moving and evocative, Lynda Cohen Loigman's debut novel The Two-Family House is a heart-wrenching, gripping multigenerational story, woven around the deepest of secrets...
  • Never Let You Go: A Novel [Chevy Stevens] (Tapa Dura)
    Precio:  $2,279.00

    Never Let You Go: A Novel [Chevy Stevens] (Tapa Dura)

    - Autor: Chevy Stevens- Idioma: Ingles- Formato: Papel -Tapa Dura- Editorial: St. Martin's Press- ISBN-13: 9781250034564- Páginas: 416- Dimensiones: 24.41cm. x 16.36cm. x 3.53cm.- Peso: 0.46 kg.- Descripción:"Stevens's taut writing and chilling depiction of love twisted beyond recognition make this a compelling read." ―Publishers Weekly, Starred Review"Disturbing, suspenseful, and just a little nerve-wracking." ―Library JournalEleven years ago, Lindsey Nash escaped into the night with her young daughter and left an abusive relationship. Her ex-husband, Andrew, was sent to jail and Lindsey started over with a new life. Now, Lindsey is older and wiser, with her own business and a teenage daughter who needs her more than ever. When Andrew is finally released from prison, Lindsey believes she has cut all ties and left the past behind her. But she gets the sense that someone is watching her, tracking her every move. Her new boyfriend is threatened. Her home is invaded, and her daughter is shadowed. Lindsey is convinced its her ex-husband, even though he claims hes a different person. But has he really changed? Is the one who wants her dead closer to home than she thought? With Never Let You Go, Chevy Stevens delivers a chilling, twisting thriller that crackles with suspense as it explores the darkest heart of love and obsession...
  • Away in a Manger: A Molly Murphy Mystery (Molly Murphy Mysteries) [Rhys Bowen] (Tapa Blanda)
    Precio:  $1,319.00

    Away in a Manger: A Molly Murphy Mystery (Molly Murphy Mysteries) [Rhys Bowen] (Tapa Blanda)

    - Autor: Rhys Bowen- Idioma: Ingles- Formato: Papel -Tapa Blanda- Editorial: Minotaur Books- ISBN-13: 9781250052063- Páginas: 256- Dimensiones: 20.95cm. x 14.27cm. x 1.75cm.- Peso: 0.28 kg.- Descripción:It's Christmastime in 1905 New York City, and for once, Molly Murphy Sullivan is looking forward to the approaching holidays. She has a family of her own now: she and Daniel have a baby son and twelve-year-old Bridie is living with them as their ward. As Molly and the children listen to carolers in the street, they hear a lovely voice, the voice of an angel, and see a beggar girl huddled in a doorway, singing "Away in a Manger." Bridie is touched by the girl's ragged clothes and wants to help her out if they can. They give her a quarter, only to watch a bigger boy take it from her. But Molly discovers the boy is the girl's older brother. They've come from England and their mother has disappeared, and they're living with an aunt who mistreats them terribly.Molly quickly realizes that these children are not the usual city waifs. They are well-spoken and clearly used to better things. So who are they? And what's happened to their mother? As Molly looks for a way to help the children and for the answers to these questions, she gets drawn into an investigation that will take her up to the highest levels of New York society.This is another compelling and richly drawn mystery from New York Times bestseller Rhys Bowen...
  • The Edge of Dreams: A Molly Murphy Mystery (Molly Murphy Mysteries) [Rhys Bowen] (Tapa Blanda)
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    Precio:  $2,239.00 $1,629.00
    Expira: 22/10/2019

    The Edge of Dreams: A Molly Murphy Mystery (Molly Murphy Mysteries) [Rhys Bowen] (Tapa Blanda)

    - Autor: Rhys Bowen- Idioma: Ingles- Formato: Papel -Tapa Blanda- Editorial: Minotaur Books- ISBN-13: 9781250052056- Páginas: 320- Dimensiones: 20.78cm. x 13.87cm. x 2.34cm.- Peso: 0.39 kg.- Descripción:Molly Murphy Sullivan s husband Daniel a captain in the New York City police force is stumped He s chasing a murderer whose victims have nothing in common nothing except for the taunting notes that are delivered to Daniel after each murder And when Daniel receives a note immediately after Molly and her young son Liam are in a terrible train crash Daniel and Molly both begin to fear that maybe Molly herself was the target Molly s detective instincts are humming but finding the time to dig deeper into this case is a challenge She s healing from injuries sustained in the crash and also sidetracked by her friends Sid and Gus s most recent hobby dream analysis And when Molly herself starts suffering from strange dreams she wonders if they just might hold the key to solving Daniel s murder case Rhys Bowen s characteristic blend of atmospheric turn of the century history clever plotting and sparkling characters will delight readers in The Edge of Dreams the latest in her bestselling Molly Murphy serie...
  • City of Darkness and Light: A Molly Murphy Mystery (Molly Murphy Mysteries) [Rhys Bowen] (Tapa Blanda)
    Precio:  $1,509.00

    City of Darkness and Light: A Molly Murphy Mystery (Molly Murphy Mysteries) [Rhys Bowen] (Tapa Blanda)

    - Autor: Rhys Bowen- Idioma: Ingles- Formato: Papel -Tapa Blanda- Editorial: Minotaur Books- ISBN-13: 9781250051608- Páginas: 336- Dimensiones: 20.70cm. x 14.05cm. x 2.24cm.- Peso: 0.37 kg.- Descripción:From the author of In Farleigh Field...Molly and Daniel Sullivan are settling happily into the new routines of parenthood, but their domestic bliss is shattered the night a gang retaliates against Daniel for making a big arrest. Daniel wants his family safely out of New York City as soon as possible. In shock and grieving, but knowing she needs to protect their infant son Liam, Molly agrees to take him on the long journey to Paris to stay with her friends Sid and Gus, who are studying art in the City of Light.But upon arriving in Paris, nothing goes as planned. Sid and Gus seem to have vanished into thin air, and Molly's search to figure out what happened to them will lead her through all levels of Parisian society, from extravagant salons to the dingy cafes where starving artists linger over coffee and loud philosophical debates. And when in the course of her search she stumbles across a dead body, Molly, on her own in a foreign country, starts to wonder if she and Liam might be in even more danger in Paris than they had been at home.As Impressionism gives way to Fauvism and Cubism, and the Dreyfus affair rocks France, Molly races through Paris to outsmart a killer in City of Darkness and Light, Rhys Bowen's most spectacular Molly Murphy novel yet...
  • Lillian Boxfish Takes a Walk: A Novel [Kathleen Rooney] (Tapa Dura)
    Precio:  $2,199.00

    Lillian Boxfish Takes a Walk: A Novel [Kathleen Rooney] (Tapa Dura)

    - Autor: Kathleen Rooney- Idioma: Ingles- Formato: Papel -Tapa Dura- Editorial: St. Martin's Press- ISBN-13: 9781250113320- Páginas: 304- Dimensiones: 21.72cm. x 14.73cm. x 2.84cm.- Peso: 0.55 kg.- Descripción:NOW A NATIONAL INDIE BESTSELLER"Transporting...witty, poignant and sparkling."―People (People Picks Book of the Week)"Prescient and quick....A perfect fusing of subject and writer, idea and ideal."―Chicago Tribune"Extraordinary...hilarious...Elegantly written, Rooney creates a glorious paean to a distant literary life and time―and an unabashed celebration of human connections that bridge past and future.―Publishers Weekly (starred and boxed)"Rooney's delectably theatrical fictionalization is laced with strands of tart poetry and emulates the dark sparkle of Dorothy Parker, Edna St. Vincent Millay, and Truman Capote. Effervescent with verve, wit, and heart, Rooneys nimble novel celebrates insouciance, creativity, chance, and valor."―Booklist (starred review)"In my reckless and undiscouraged youth," Lillian Boxfish writes, "I worked in a walnut-paneled office thirteen floors above West Thirty-Fifth Street..." She took 1930s New York by storm, working her way up writing copy for R.H. Macys to become the highest paid advertising woman in the country. It was a job that, she says, "in some ways saved my life, and in other ways ruined it."Now its the last night of 1984 and Lillian, 85 years old but just as sharp and savvy as ever, is on her way to a party. Its chilly enough out for her mink coat and Manhattan is grittier now―her son keeps warning her about a subway vigilante on the prowl―but the quick-tongued poetess has never been one to scare easily. On a walk that takes her over 10 miles around the city, she meets bartenders, bodega clerks, security guards, criminals, children, parents, and parents-to-be, while reviewing a life of excitement and adversity, passion and heartbreak, illuminating all the ways New York has changed―and has not. A love letter to city life in all its guts and grandeur, Lillian Boxfish Takes a Walk by Kathleen Rooney paints a portrait of a remarkable woman across the canvas of a changing America: from the Jazz Age to the onset of the AIDS epidemic; the Great Depression to the birth of hip-hop.Lillian figures she might as well take her time. For now, after all, the night is still young...
  • A Wrinkle in Time: The Graphic Novel [Madeleine L'Engle] (Tapa Blanda)
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    Precio:  $2,209.00 $1,499.00
    Expira: 22/10/2019

    A Wrinkle in Time: The Graphic Novel [Madeleine L'Engle] (Tapa Blanda)

    - Autor: Madeleine L'Engle- Idioma: Ingles- Formato: Papel -Tapa Blanda- Editorial: Square Fish- ISBN-13: 9781250056948- Páginas: 416- Dimensiones: 21.06cm. x 13.69cm. x 2.84cm.- Peso: 0.50 kg.- Descripción:A graphic novel adaptation of Madeleine L'Engle's ground-breaking science fiction and fantasy classic, now a major motion picture."Know somebody who hasn't met Mrs Whatsit, Mrs Who or Mrs Which? Larson's colorful panels bring Madeleine L'Engle's brilliant time-travel favorite to life in an exciting new way. This is page-turning eye candy of the highest order." ―James PattersonThe world already knows Meg and Charles Wallace Murry, Calvin O'Keefe, and the three Mrs―Who, Whatsit, and Which―the memorable and wonderful characters who fight off a dark force and save our universe in the Newbery Award–winning classic A Wrinkle in Time. But in 50 years of publication, the book has never been illustrated. In the graphic novel, Hope Larson takes the classic story to a new level with her vividly imagined interpretations of tessering and favorite characters, like the Happy Medium and Aunt Beast. Perfect for delighting old fans and winning over new ones, this graphic novel adaptation is a must-read.A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L'Engle is now a major motion picture from Disney, directed by Ava DuVernay, starring Storm Reid, Oprah Winfrey, Reese Witherspoon and Mindy Kaling.Praise for A Wrinkle in Time: The Graphic Novel:"Know somebody who hasn't met Mrs Whatsit, Mrs Who or Mrs Which? Larson's colorful panels bring Madeleine L'Engle's brilliant time-travel favorite to life in an exciting new way. This is page-turning eye candy of the highest order." ―James Patterson"This adaptation is fabulous for presenting a fresh vision to those familiar with the original, but it's so true to the story's soul that even those who've never read it will come away with a genuine understanding of L'Engle's ideas and heart." ―Booklist, starred review"The memorable story of Meg Murry, Charles Wallace Murry, and Calvin O'Keefe's adventure across space and time is conveyed with all the intellectual and emotional impact of the original novel." ―BCCB"Larson has remained true to the story, preserving the original chapter format and retaining L'Engle's voice. Black-and-white artwork is accented with blue, echoing the original cover color." ―School Library JournalBooks by Madeleine L'EngleA Wrinkle in Time QuintetA Wrinkle in TimeA Wind in the DoorA Swiftly Tilting PlanetMany WatersAn Acceptable TimeA Wrinkle in Time: The Graphic Novel by Madeleine L'Engle; adapted & illustrated by Hope LarsonIntergalactic P.S. 3 by Madeleine L'Engle; illustrated by Hope Larson: A standalone story set in the world of A Wrinkle in Time.The Austin Family ChroniclesMeet the Austins (Volume 1) The Moon by Night (Volume 2) The Young Unicorns (Volume 3)A Ring of Endless Light (Volume 4) A Newbery Honor book!Troubling a Star (Volume 5)The Polly O'Keefe booksThe Arm of the StarfishDragons in the WatersA House Like a LotusAnd Both Were YoungCamillaThe Joys of Lov...
  • How to Hygge: The Nordic Secrets to a Happy Life [Signe Johansen] (Tapa Dura)
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    Precio:  $2,609.00 $1,999.00
    Expira: 22/10/2019

    How to Hygge: The Nordic Secrets to a Happy Life [Signe Johansen] (Tapa Dura)

    - Autor: Signe Johansen- Idioma: Ingles- Formato: Papel -Tapa Dura- Editorial: St. Martin's Griffin- ISBN-13: 9781250122032- Páginas: 192- Dimensiones: 23.04cm. x 17.14cm. x 2.57cm.- Peso: 0.77 kg.- Descripción:The "Danish coziness" philosophy is fast becoming the new "French living" in terms of aspirational lifestyle books and blogs. There are countless viral articles comparing the happiness levels of Americans versus Danes. Their homes are more homey; their people are more cheerful. Its an attitude that defies definition, but there is a name for this slow-moving, stress-free mindset: hygge (pronounced "hoo-ga"). Hygge values the idea of cherishing yourself: candlelight, bakeries, and dinner with friends; a celebration of experiences over possessions, as well as being kind to yourself and treasuring a sense of community.How to Hygge by chef and author Signe Johansen is a fresh, informative, lighthearted, fully illustrated how-to guide to hygge. Its a combination of recipes, helpful tips for cozy living at home, and cabin porn: essential elements of living the Danish way―which, incidentally, encourages a daily dose of "healthy hedonism." Who can resist that...
  • Furiously Happy: A Funny Book About Horrible Things [Jenny Lawson] (Tapa Blanda)
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    Precio:  $1,879.00 $1,519.00
    Expira: 22/10/2019

    Furiously Happy: A Funny Book About Horrible Things [Jenny Lawson] (Tapa Blanda)

    - Autor: Jenny Lawson- Idioma: Ingles- Formato: Papel -Tapa Blanda- Editorial: Flatiron Books- ISBN-13: 9781250077028- Páginas: 352- Dimensiones: 20.95cm. x 13.92cm. x 2.57cm.- Peso: 0.39 kg.- Descripción:#1 New York Times Bestseller In Furiously Happy, a humor memoir tinged with just enough tragedy and pathos to make it worthwhile, Jenny Lawson examines her own experience with severe depression and a host of other conditions, and explains how it has led her to live life to the fullest:"I've often thought that people with severe depression have developed such a well for experiencing extreme emotion that they might be able to experience extreme joy in a way that normal people' also might never understand. And that's what Furiously Happy is all about."Jennys readings are standing room only, with fans lining up to have Jenny sign their bottles of Xanax or Prozac as often as they are to have her sign their books. Furiously Happy appeals to Jenny's core fan base but also transcends it. There are so many people out there struggling with depression and mental illness, either themselves or someone in their family―and in Furiously Happy they will find a member of their tribe offering up an uplifting message (via a taxidermied roadkill raccoon). Let's Pretend This Never Happened ostensibly was about embracing your own weirdness, but deep down it was about family. Furiously Happy is about depression and mental illness, but deep down it's about joy―and who doesn't want a bit more of that...
  • Scarcity: The New Science of Having Less and How It Defines Our Lives [Sendhil Mullainathan - Eldar Shafir] (Tapa Blanda)
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    Precio:  $2,099.00 $1,499.00
    Expira: 22/10/2019

    Scarcity: The New Science of Having Less and How It Defines Our Lives [Sendhil Mullainathan - Eldar Shafir] (Tapa Blanda)

    - Autor: Sendhil Mullainathan, Eldar Shafir- Idioma: Ingles- Formato: Papel -Tapa Blanda- Editorial: Picador- ISBN-13: 9781250056115- Páginas: 304- Dimensiones: 20.95cm. x 13.97cm. x 2.06cm.- Peso: 0.35 kg.- Descripción:In this provocative book based on cutting-edge research, Sendhil Mullainathan and Eldar Shafir show that scarcity creates a distinct psychology for everyone struggling to manage with less than they need. Busy people fail to manage their time efficiently for the same reasons the poor and those maxed out on credit cards fail to manage their money. The dynamics of scarcity reveal why dieters find it hard to resist temptation, why students and busy executives mismanage their time, and why the same sugarcane farmers are smarter after harvest than before.Once we start thinking in terms of scarcity, the problems of modern life come into sharper focus, and Scarcity reveals not only how it leads us astray but also how individuals and organizations can better manage scarcity for greater satisfaction and success...
  • Disrupt You!: Master Personal Transformation, Seize Opportunity, and Thrive in the Era of Endless Innovation [Jay Samit] (Tapa Dura)
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    Precio:  $2,679.00 $2,399.00
    Expira: 22/10/2019

    Disrupt You!: Master Personal Transformation, Seize Opportunity, and Thrive in the Era of Endless Innovation [Jay Samit] (Tapa Dura)

    - Autor: Jay Samit- Idioma: Ingles- Formato: Papel -Tapa Dura- Editorial: Flatiron Books- ISBN-13: 9781250059376- Páginas: 304- Dimensiones: 24.10cm. x 16.05cm. x 2.59cm.- Peso: 0.55 kg.- Descripción:In today's volatile business landscape, adaptability and creativity are more crucial than ever. It is no longer possible-or even desirable-to learn one set of job skills and to work your way up the ladder. At the same time, entrepreneurs with great ideas for new products or technologies that could change the world often struggle to capture the attention of venture capital firms and incubators; finding the funding necessary to launch a start-up can feel impossible. The business leaders of our future must anticipate change to create their own opportunities for personal satisfaction and professional success. In Disrupt You!, Jay Samit, a digital media expert who has launched, grown, and sold start-ups and Fortune 500 companies alike, describes the unique method he has used to invent new markets and expand established businesses. Samit has been at the helm of businesses in the ecommerce, digital video, social media, mobile communications, and software industries, helping to navigate them through turbulent economic times and guide them through necessary transformation so that they stay ahead of the curve. In Disrupt You!, he reveals how specific strategies that help companies flourish can be applied at an individual level to help anyone can achieve success and lasting prosperity-without needing to raise funds from outside investors. Incorporating stories from his own experience and anecdotes from other innovators and disruptive businesses-including Richard Branson, Steve Jobs, Elon Musk, YouTube, Circ du Soleil, Odor Eaters, Iams, Silly Putty, and many more-Samit shows how personal transformation can reap entrepreneurial and professional rewards. Disrupt You! offers clear and empowering advice for anyone looking to break through; for anyone with a big idea but with no idea how to apply it; and for anyone worried about being made irrelevant in an era of technological transformation. This engaging, perspective-shifting book demystifies the mechanics of disruption for individuals and businesses alike...
  • The Storyteller's Secret: From TED Speakers to Business Legends, Why Some Ideas Catch On and Others Don't [Carmine Gallo] (Tapa Dura)
    Precio:  $2,099.00

    The Storyteller's Secret: From TED Speakers to Business Legends, Why Some Ideas Catch On and Others Don't [Carmine Gallo] (Tapa Dura)

    - Autor: Carmine Gallo- Idioma: Ingles- Formato: Papel -Tapa Dura- Editorial: St. Martin's Press- ISBN-13: 9781250071552- Páginas: 288- Dimensiones: 24.16cm. x 16.23cm. x 2.97cm.- Peso: 0.79 kg.- Descripción:How did a Venice Beach T-shirt vendor become television's most successful producer? How did an entrepreneur who started in a garage create the most iconic product launches in business history? How did a timid pastor's son overcome a paralyzing fear of public speaking to captivate sold-out crowds at Yankee Stadium, twice? How did a human rights attorney earn TED's longest standing ovation, and how did a Facebook executive launch a movement to encourage millions of women to "lean in"?They told brilliant stories.In The Storyteller's Secret: From TED Speakers to Business Legends, Why Some Ideas Catch on and Others Don't, keynote speaker, bestselling author, and communication expert Carmine Gallo reveals the keys to telling powerful stories that inspire, motivate, educate, build brands, launch movements, and change lives. The New York Times has called a well-told story "a strategic tool with irresistible power" - the proof lies in the success stories of 50 icons, leaders, and legends featured in The Storyteller's Secret: entrepreneurs like Richard Branson, Sara Blakely, Elon Musk, Steve Jobs, and Sheryl Sandberg; spellbinding speakers like Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Bryan Stevenson, and Malala Yousafzai; and business leaders behind famous brands such as Starbucks, Southwest Airlines, Wynn Resorts, Whole Foods, and Pixar. Whether your goal is to educate, fundraise, inspire teams, build an award-winning culture, or to deliver memorable presentations, a story is your most valuable asset and your competitive advantage. In The Storyteller's Secret, Gallo explains why the brain is hardwired to love stories - especially rags-to-riches stories - and how the latest science can help you craft a persuasive narrative that wins hearts and minds. "The art of storytelling can be used to drive change," says billionaire entrepreneur Richard Branson. And since the next decade will see the most change our civilization has ever known, your story will radically transform your business, your life, and the lives of those you touch. Ideas that catch on are wrapped in story. Your story can change the world. Isn't it time you shared yours...
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