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The Good Mother's Guide

by Ladies' Homemaker Monthly Cider Mill Press (December 10, 2014)

This fun, retro volume shows moms how to maintain peace and prosperity for their familys- well, maybe not. Things like sending the little ones off to bed before hubby gets home so he won't have to be disturbed...


Scary Mommy's Guide to Surviving the Holidays

by Jill Smokler Pocket Star (November 17, 2014)

From New York Times bestselling author and acclaimed “Scary Mommy” blogger Jill Smokler comes a funny and practical guide filled with essays, recipes, and tried-and-true tips sure to get any parent through...


How Did I Get to Be Forty

by Judith Viorst Simon & Schuster (October 21, 2014)

And so you’ve reached that time in life when you’re stating to pick investments over adventure, clean over scenic, comfortable over intense; when, even though in your heart of hearts you’re only seventeen,...


Forever Fifty

by Judith Viorst Simon & Schuster (October 21, 2014)

Judith Viorst is known and loved by readers of all ages, for children's books such as Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day; nonfiction titles, including the bestseller Necessary Losses;...


It's Hard to Be Hip Over Thirty

by Judith Viorst Simon & Schuster (October 21, 2014)

Bringing together some of the best of Judith Viorst’s witty and perceptive poetry—and featuring the illustrations from the original edition by John Alcorn—Viorst explores the all-too-true ironies and absurdities...


The Mensch Handbook

by Max Gross Skyhorse (October 21, 2014)

For years after college, Max Gross was a schlubby ne'er-do-well sporting an unwieldy Jewfro. He fought off double-chins and man-boobs. His style of dress was reminiscent of a stoned urban slacker. Young Max...


Letters from My Sister

by Eve Lederman & Faye Lederman Skyhorse (September 30, 2014)

Eve and Faye’s correspondence began with a simple letter about a bad job interview or bad hair day, seeking comfort from hundreds of miles away. As their adult lives unfolded, gender roles, career choices,...


Not with My Daughter!

by Terry Vaughan Skyhorse (September 16, 2014)

Every father experiences the anxiety of knowing that one day his daughter is going to do the inevitable and start dating. In addition to cleaning his shotgun, he can become her date’s worst nightmare by also...


Unicorn Executions and Other Crazy Stuff My Kids Make Me Draw

by Steve Breen & Kim Jong Un Skyhorse (May 06, 2014)

In this quirky collection of drawings, Steve Breen explores the random (and sometimes horrifying) pleas of his children to draw everything from Jedi-corns to mutant presidents.

Featuring one hundred original...


More From Magnolia

by Allysa Torey Simon & Schuster (March 09, 2010)

A cupcake can change your life. Ever since Magnolia Bakery opened its doors in 1996, people have been lining up day and night to satisfy their sugar cravings -- patiently waiting in line at the old-fashioned...


Mother Knows Best?

by Sue Castle Skyhorse (June 01, 2012)

Will a little warm milk really help you go to sleep? (Yes—although cold milk works just as well.) Does turning a light off for a few minutes actually use more energy than it saves? (No.) Is chicken soup the...


Texts from Bennett

by Mac Lethal Gallery Books (September 03, 2013)

A family story for the twenty-first century, based on the phenomenally popular Texts from Bennett Tumblr blog, this epistolary novel chronicles the year that Bennett and the rest of his freeloading family moved...


Shut Up, You're Welcome: Thoughts on Life, Death, and Other Inconveniences

by Annie Choi Gallery Books (July 09, 2013)

From the author of Happy Birthday or Whatever, an outright hilarious and heartfelt collection of personal essays about everything from underwear to musical theater.

ANNIE CHOI HATES MUSICAL THEATER. SHE THINKS...


Sometimes I Feel Like a Nut: Essays and Observations From An Odd Mom Out

by Jill Kargman HarperCollins (February 01, 2011)

The star of Bravo’s new comedy Odd Mom Out and author of The Ex Mrs. Hedgefund and Wolves in Chic Clothing firmly believes in Woody Allen’s magical math equation: Comedy = Tragedy + Time. Sometimes I Feel...


Happily Ever After: A Light-hearted Guide to Wedded Bliss

by Jane Fearnley-Whittingstall & Stephanie von Reiswitz Atria Books/Marble Arch Press (May 07, 2013)

Does he habitually leave his socks on the bathroom floor? Does she insist on interrupting your favourite programme to make you explain the plot (when she’s clearly not interested in it anyway)?

Never fear....


I Can Barely Take Care of Myself: Tales From a Happy Life Without Kids

by Jen Kirkman Simon & Schuster (April 16, 2013)

In this instant New York Times bestseller that’s “boldly funny without being anti-mom” (In Touch), comedian and Chelsea Lately regular Jen Kirkman champions every woman’s right to follow her own path—even...


Instant Mom

by Nia Vardalos HarperOne (April 02, 2013)

"Some families are created in different ways but are still, in every way, a family."

Writer and star of My Big Fat Greek Wedding, Nia Vardalos firmly believed she was supposed to be a mom, but Mother Nature and...


Crappy Children's Art

by Maddox Gallery Books (November 20, 2012)

Previously published as I Am Better Than Your Kids.

From the New York Times bestselling author of The Alphabet of Manliness, the creator of “The Best Page in the Universe,” and overall genius, comes an outrageous,...


Bro Code for Parents: What to Expect When You're Awesome

by Barney Stinson & Matt Kuhn Gallery Books (October 02, 2012)

The newest book in the New York Times bestselling “Barney Stinson” canon teaches prospective parents everything they need to know to have a legendary kid.

So you’re going to be a parent.

You might be asking...


Cheat: A Man's Guide to Infidelity

by Bill Burr, Joe DeRosa & Robert Kelly Simon & Schuster (October 09, 2012)

MONOGAMY HAS MET ITS MATCH

When it comes to scoring on the side, this book is your best friend.

Comedians Bill Burr, Joe DeRosa, and Robert Kelly have experienced the rich pleasures and unspeakable risks of...


#Team Bride: How to plan the perfect party for your BFF

by HarperCollins HarperCollins (March 07, 2019)

#TEAMBRIDE is the essential handbook to make sure your BFF has the hen party of her dreams!

Look no further for the perfect hen party keepsake for your #teambride!

Perfect for party bags, this cute book is packed...


Jokes for Mom

by Jo King Racehorse (May 07, 2019)

Learn how to be the funniest, most wisecracking mom around!

Mom, does your family drive you crazy? Do you enjoy complaining to your girlfriends about your husband and your in-laws? Do you need some inspiration...


From Schlub to Stud

by Max Gross Skyhorse (August 17, 2008)

Knocked Up revealed that schlubs really can become studs—here's how! For years after college, Max Gross was a schlubby ne'er-do-well sporting an unwieldy Jewfro. He fought off double-chins and man-boobs. His...


The Man's Manual

by Gregg Stebben & Denis Boyles Skyhorse (June 17, 2008)

Every man needs to know how to flirt with a waitress, right? And how to make sure beer is part of every meal, not just breakfast? And how to work out to actually get a workout? Now all this information, and...


Grandma Rules

by Jill Milligan & Michael Milligan Skyhorse (May 05, 2009)

A response to all those grandmother books with flowers and puppies on the cover, Grandma Rules is a book for the hip, baby boomer grandma who realizes that after all the work she put into her own kids, she can...


The Little Red Book of Dad's Wisdom

by Nick Lyons & Tony Lyons Skyhorse (May 01, 2011)

A collection of more than 270 memorable quotations about the relationships between fathers and their sons and daughters—some wise, some thoughtful, and some downright hilarious. The musings, advice, and observations...


The Simple Joys of Grandparenting

by Abigail R. Gehring & Martha M. Gehring Skyhorse (May 01, 2012)

Beautifully illustrated and chock full of everything you need to be a great grandparent, this is the perfect gift for new grandpas and grandmas. In these pages you’ll find classic stories and poems from Rudyard...


11 Points Guide to Hooking Up

by Sam Greenspan Skyhorse (June 08, 2011)

Most everyone has been, or will be, one half of a budding romantic relationship at least once—but not everyone knows how to successfully navigate those first-date butterflies, the potentially steamy bedroom...


How to Plan Your Own Destination Wedding

by Sandy Malone Skyhorse (March 15, 2016)

Ten years ago, when Sandy Malone was planning her Caribbean destination wedding, there was no Pinterest, no Instagram, and no Wedding Wire. The Knot and the Wedding Channel were in their infancy. And Malone...


Mommyfesto

by Leanne Shirtliffe Skyhorse (November 11, 2014)

The goal of parenting is to train your children to have slightly better manners than a dog. If you’ve achieved that by the end of day (or even if you’ve failed majestically trying), it is important to celebrate...


Mama, Mama, Only Mama

by Lara Lillibridge Skyhorse (May 07, 2019)

"Laugh-out-loud amusing and all-around entertaining." —Library Journal

"A frank and valuable remembrance, and a good coping manual for parents." —Kirkus Reviews

A Single Mom Shares Her Inspiring and Hilarious...


Grandchildren Keep You Young

by Mary McBride & Christine Tripp Meadowbrook (June 19, 2012)

Ever since anyone can remember, grandmas have been stuck with baby-sitting while parents enjoy a night on the town...or two weeks in the Bahamas. Now there's help for beleaguered grandmas from Mary McBride,...


Does This Baby Make Me Look Straight?

by Dan Bucatinsky Atria Books (June 05, 2012)

In 2005, Dan Bucatinsky and his partner, Don Roos, found themselves in an L.A. delivery room, decked out in disposable scrubs from shower cap to booties, to welcome their adopted baby girl—launching their...


To What Miserable Wretches Have I Been Born?

by Suzanne Weber Atria Books (April 10, 2012)

 Q: How do you breed contempt?

A: Have a baby.

 Hey. It’s me. Your baby. Let me say, first off, that I love you. I do. You’re a great parent. You do a lot of things right. I know how devoted you are to...


The New Dad Dictionary

by Chris Illuminati Adams Media (March 06, 2015)

Parenting techniques and theories--on Dad's terms!

Are you ready for cluster feedings and cradle cap? How about meconium and jaundice? With The New Dad Dictionary, you no longer have to page through parenting...


Oops! How to Rock the Mother of All Surprises

by Tracy Moore Adams Media (September 18, 2013)

"Ready or not, here comes baby!

Talk about a bump in the road. Whether you were waiting until "the right time" to have kids or hoped and pleaded the day wouldn't come, you'll breathe a sigh of relief when you...


Dude, You're Getting Married!

by John Pfeiffer Adams Media (November 01, 2013)

Everything you need to know before your her big day!

From one dude to another, the advice in Dude, You're Getting Married! will get you laughing and help you get your s**t together before the big day. From feigning...


Oh Boy, You're Having a Girl

by Brian A Klems Adams Media (March 18, 2013)

Rules for Raising Little Girls

"As the father of a daughter, I wish I'd read this very funny book sooner, if only to know that it's OK for a grown man to wear a tutu." - Dave Barry

"Required reading for any parent...


The Kid Turned Out Fine

by Paula Ford-Martin Adams Media (March 27, 2006)

Every parent knows that moment of recognition—and relief—that only another parent can provide when sharing confessions of parenting guilt. In this book, more than thirty mothers share their stories of all...


I-SPY AT THE SCHOOL GATE: My Mum’s Better Than Your Mum (I-SPY for Grown-ups)

by Sam Jordison HarperCollins (November 03, 2016)

From Sam Jordison, author of the bestselling Crap Towns series, comes I-SPY for Grown-ups.

The I-SPY concept is very simple: it’s like the ‘I spy with my little eye’ game, only instead of all the tedious...


The Egg and I

by Betty Macdonald Harper Perennial (November 01, 2016)

When Betty MacDonald married a marine and moved to a small chicken farm on the Olympic Peninsula in Washington State, she was largely unprepared for the rigors of life in the wild. With no running water, no...


My Miserable Lonely Lesbian Pregnancy

by Andrea Askowitz Cleis Press (April 03, 2008)

In this memoir of her 40 weeks and five days in hell, Andrea Askowitz takes an unflinching look at her pregnant life from struggling with hormones to poor body image to a self imposed exile from family to take...


Christmas Letters from Hell

by Michael Lent Gallery Books (October 30, 2007)

Who doesn't love to open the mailbox during the holidays and find a newsletter? Whether it's a juicy missive from a college roommate inadvertently revealing her husband's wandering eye, a self-congratulatory...


CP Time

by Jl King Strebor Books (February 20, 2007)

Everyone has a story of being the victim of CP time. It's been responsible for the termination of jobs and relationships, and for delaying weddings and even funerals. CP Time is the first book to examine a behavior...


Alexander and the Wonderful, Marvelous, Excellent, Terrific Ninety Days

by Judith Viorst Simon & Schuster (October 23, 2007)

Judith Viorst is known and loved by readers of all ages, for children’s books such as Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day; nonfiction titles, including the bestseller Necessary Losses;...


Weddiculous

by Jamie Lee HarperOne (December 27, 2016)

In this irreverent wedding guide, MTV’s wedding planning guru and star of Girl Code, comedian and bride-to-be Jamie Lee, offers practical advice and hilarious insights on how to stay sane while planning your...


Pacify Me

by Chris Mancini Gallery Books (May 12, 2009)

You're having a baby. That's it. Game over, man.

Life as you know it is done.

Go ahead, freak out. Comic Chris Mancini was terrified of his impending fatherhood. But soon after throwing up upon seeing the little...


You'll Lose the Baby Weight

by Dawn Meehan Howard Books (November 02, 2010)

You’ll Lose the Baby Weight is a humorous look at pregnancy and childbirth. The author shares the parts about pregnancy that your doctor doesn’t tell you--like how many times you are asked to pee whether...


No Wonder My Parents Drank

by Jay Mohr Simon & Schuster (May 11, 2010)

YOU’LL NEVER SLEEP IN THIS TOWN AGAIN

From Saturday Night Live to stand-up, from a blockbuster film career to the star of CBS’s hit television show Gary Unmarried, Jay Mohr is one of the funniest people in...


Confessions of a Scary Mommy

by Jill Smokler Gallery Books (April 03, 2012)

Sometimes I just let my children fall asleep in front of the TV.

In a culture that idealizes motherhood, it’s scary to confess that, in your house, being a mother is beautiful and dirty and joyful and frustrating...