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The Little Blue Book of Travel Wisdom

by Julie Ganz Skyhorse (November 04, 2014)

From the early explorers to space travelers and holiday jetsetters, those in transit have acknowledged both the benefits and downsides of life on the go. The Little Blue Book of Travel Wisdom is a collection...


The Little Black Book of Political Wisdom

by Sanford L. Jacobs Skyhorse (November 04, 2014)

Politics. It's a word that carries a great deal of weight, and there have been many words spoken about it ever since human beings decided it might be a good idea to come down from the trees and form some kind...


The Little Red Book of Kitchen Wisdom

by Nicole Frail, Matthew Magda & Kerri Frail Skyhorse (April 01, 2014)

From Thomas Keller to Julia Childhundreds of quotes that are sure to please anyone who loves to cook, bake, drink, and eat.

As American chef and food writer James Beard once said, "Food is our common ground,...


The Little Red Book of Graduate Wisdom

by Michael Pipper Skyhorse (April 01, 2014)

Advice, inspiration, and consolation for those facing life after school.

Sometimes graduates need a gift that is a little more comprehensive than Oh, the Places You’ll Go! This small book is packed full of...


1,001 Pearls of Spiritual Wisdom

by Kim Lim Skyhorse (April 01, 2014)

The most inspirational and thought-provoking ruminations on spirituality.

1,001 Pearls of Spiritual Wisdom collects the most comforting and thought-provoking thoughts ever spoken and written. Not bound by any...


The Little Red Book of Yoga Wisdom

by Kelsie Besaw Skyhorse (January 07, 2014)

In Hinduism, Buddhism, and Jainism, the word yoga means “spiritual discipline.” Modern yoga is thought of mainly in the context of its postures, but the actual meaning of yoga goes much deeper than that....


The Little Red Book of Love

by Kari Belsheim Skyhorse (January 07, 2014)

“At the touch of a lover, everyone becomes a poet.”

—Plato

“Who, being loved, is poor?”

?Oscar WildeLove is all around us, and it has inspired the most moving words ever spoken or set to the page. Inside...


The Little Red Book of Grandmother's Wisdom

by Holly Rubino Skyhorse (November 01, 2013)

For first-timers, veterans, or those hoping to join the ranks real’ soon, here is a collection of more than 250 memorable quotations that capture the ups and downs and all points in between of what it means...


The Little Red Book of Cowboy Wisdom

by Stephen Brennan & Johnny D. Boggs Skyhorse (October 01, 2013)

From real, larger-than-life showmen like Buffalo Bill to silver-screen gunslingers like John Wayne, the cowboy has become an international symbol of honor, adventure, valor, daring, and courage. The era of the...


The Little Red Book of Leadership Lessons

by Donald J. Palmisano & Bobby Jindal Skyhorse (October 19, 2012)

In the weeks following the presidential election, the question of what truly makes a good leader is on everyone's mind. Anyone can claim to be a leader in times of calm, but crisis situations separate the true...


Passages

by Chuck Wechsler Skyhorse (December 07, 2011)

This fascinating, 200-page book features the quotes from the best hunting, fishing, and nature writers to ever grace the pages of Sporting Classics. It's laced with poignant passages from hunting stories by...


The Little Black Book of Mafia Wisdom

by Wesley Jacques Skyhorse (November 01, 2012)

"Don't let your tongue be your worst enemy." --John "Sonny" Franzese

"You can go a long way with a smile. You can go a lot farther with a smile and a gun." --Al Capone

"I never lie to any man because I don't fear...


Common Phrases

by Max Cryer Skyhorse (October 01, 2010)

In day-to-day speech we use words and phrases without a passing thought as to why we use them or where they come from. Max Cryer changes all that by showing how fascinating the English language really is. Did...


The Quotable Lawyer

by Tony Lyons Skyhorse (March 22, 2010)

The legal system and the lawyers who operate in (and around) it have influenced society and continue to do so today. In this age of the slip-and-fall, “false” advertising, and medical “malpractice,” it’s...


1,001 Pearls of Golfers' Wisdom

by Jim Apfelbaum & Arnold Palmer Skyhorse (May 15, 2012)

There’s an old adage about sports writing that says “the smaller the ball, the better the writing.” The quotes that make up 1,001 Pearls of Golfer’s Wisdom prove that to be most definitely true! Including...


1,001 Pearls of Life-Changing Wisdom

by Elizabeth Venstra Skyhorse (March 29, 2016)

In this extensive collection of words to enlighten your mind and uplift your spirit, you will find something applicable to any problem, situation, or conundrum, as well as the inspiration for living your everyday...


499 Words Every College Student Should Know

by Stephen Spignesi Skyhorse (August 29, 2017)

Words equal credibility. The more articulate a person is, the more seriously they will be taken—by everyone.

On any given day, you might read “abrogate” used in a USA Today article; or “demagogue”...


Words from the Wise

by Rosemarie Jarski Skyhorse (November 17, 2007)

When faced with life's greatest quandaries, there's just one place to go for advice: all your beloved heroes and heroines. These 6,000 thought-provoking quotations cover almost every imaginable dilemma and come...


Schadenfreude

by Lawrence Dorfman Skyhorse (November 01, 2013)

Schadenfreude: noun, often capitalized 'shä-d?n-?fro?i-d? Schadenfreude i/'???d?nfr??d?/ (German: ['?a?d?n?f???d?]): pleasure derived from the misfortunes of others.

"Revenge is a dish best served cold."

We've...


Words Gone Wild

by Jim Bernhard Skyhorse (June 01, 2010)

Chock-full of jokes and entertaining twists of the tongue, this lighthearted but scholarly guide to humorous language is a sure?re hit with word lovers. The examples are entertainingly bawdy, with a delightful...


Endangered Phrases

by Steven D. Price Skyhorse (June 22, 2011)

Person to person" (and station to station"), bar sinister," the weed of crime bears bitter fruit," between the devil and the deep blue sea," will o' the wisp," poor as Job's turkey" . . . these are just a few...


Abused, Confused, and Misused Words

by Mary Embree Skyhorse (December 13, 2012)

Have you been putting bullion in your soup? Is incorrect spelling starting to have a negative affect on your term papers? Do you wonder what someone is inferring when they tell you to pick up a dictionary? These...


The Little Green Book of Mothers' Wisdom

by Carissa Bonham Skyhorse (April 07, 2020)

“My home is green enough to be healthy but chill enough to be happy.” —Leah Segedie, Green Enough

 

In an era of online mom-shaming, Carissa Bonham likes to keep things authentic when discussing the...


The Sarcasm Handbook

by Lawrence Dorfman & James Michael Naccarato Skyhorse (August 22, 2017)

From the author of the bestselling Snark series comes the premiere guide to satire, sneering, jeering, and mockery in their finest forms. A surviving knight of many a verbal joust, Larry Dorfman has become an...


The Little Red Book of New York Wisdom

by Gregg Stebben, Ed Koch & Pat Farnack Skyhorse (October 17, 2017)

Whether you love its pace or are mystified by its immensity, New York City has a seemingly limitless capacity to spark both refreshingly blunt observations and eloquent descriptions of its daily life and motion....


True Genius

by Elizabeth Venstra Skyhorse (September 17, 2008)

The earliest form of the word genius" referred to a person who powerfully influenced the character, conduct, or fortunes of another. Times have changed and with them the various connotations of the word genius,"...


The Snark Handbook

by Lawrence Dorfman Skyhorse (September 01, 2009)

It's impossible to go a full day without using snark, so why fight it? Snark is everywhere, from television to movies to everyday life. This lively collection provides hours of entertainment--better than an...


The Snark Handbook: Sex Edition

by Lawrence Dorfman Skyhorse (September 01, 2011)

According to NewYorker.com, Lawrence Dorfman assembled a heroic collection. I spent an hour in a state of catharsis, reveling in the sufficiency of the insults," in his previous homage to snarkdom (Insult Edition...


The Snark Handbook: Insult Edition

by Lawrence Dorfman Skyhorse (October 13, 2010)

The bestselling book on the art of the insult is back and it's more blasphemous than ever. Author and snark connoisseur Lawrence Dorfman does his absolute worst, dishing out hundreds of clever insults for all...


Snark! The Herald Angels Sing

by Lawrence Dorfman Skyhorse (September 15, 2011)

Bah! Humbug! It's that time of year again….Time to spend too much, drink too much, eat too much, smile falsely, dig down deep to try and find "good cheer," battle crowds, try to find parking in over-crowded...


Love Miscellany

by Deborah A. Levine Skyhorse (December 27, 2011)

Ah, love everyone wants to experience it, and if they have it, they want more. This collection of letters, quotations, and fun facts will satisfy every curious reader. Love Miscellany reveals a fascinating history...


The Little Red Book of Hope

by Nick Lyons & Tony Lyons Skyhorse (April 20, 2013)

Hope is an interesting thing. Some think it’s foolish, often misplaced, and at rarer times devastating; but more agree that hope is an integral and beautiful part of life, something that implicitly makes us...


Literary Love

by Isobel Carlson Skyhorse (February 04, 2014)

A collection of quips and quotes from some of the greatest writers ever, on the subject that has inspired so much of their work–love.

All around the world, every second of the day, people are falling in love....


Scottish Miscellany

by Jonathan Green Skyhorse (October 27, 2010)

With Scottish Miscellany, author Jonathan Green lets you revel in the fun and fascinating explanations behind Scottish traditions and folklore, giving you the answers to questions you’ve always had—or never...


Jesus on Forgiveness

by Joseph B. Healy Skyhorse (November 17, 2015)

The act of forgiveness is not something that comes easily to most of us. Too often we become angry or judgmental instead of forgiving others. It can be difficult to remember we have all made mistakes or done...


The Little Black Book of Lawyer's Wisdom

by Tony Lyons Skyhorse (May 03, 2016)

A handy guide to legal wisdom past and present.

To be a lawyer or a politician or a judge, one must dedicate their lives to serving the public good. For anyone considering a career in law or anyone interested...


John Stuart Mill on Tyranny and Liberty

by Joseph B. Healy Skyhorse (February 02, 2016)

The United States was founded on the importance of civil liberties—protections for the individual against the control of others, whether those are other people or the government. Freedom for each person is...


Jack London on Adventure

by Jack London Skyhorse (June 02, 2015)

Jack London was a writer, but more than that, he was an adventurer who wrote about his adventures. Growing up working class in San Francisco, London diligently scrounged out a life riding trains, pirating oysters,...


Darwin on Evolution

by Charles Darwin Skyhorse (June 02, 2015)

The father of evolution imbibed history with his controversial book On the Origin of Species. As a young scientist studying natural history, Charles Darwin set out on the HMS Beagle for a five-year voyage that...


Washington on Leadership

by George Washington Skyhorse (February 03, 2015)

George Washington is most famous for leading America to victory during the American Revolution and for being the first president of the United States. One does not have those successes without being a great...