Dog Shaming 2017 Day-to-Day Calendar

By Pascale Lemire

Dogshaming.com is celebration principal for the phenomenon that's puppy shaming, the place proprietors publish pictures in their canine with an indication detailing their most modern undesirable habit. yet frequently, the responsible get together is too darned lovely to stick within the doghouse for long.

The Dog Shaming 2017 daily Calendar positive aspects an all-new collection of full-color pictures from the site’s funniest cute-but-criminal puppies. numerous puppy breeds are integrated.

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Flash for Freedom! (Flashman)

By George MacDonald Fraser

A video game of playing cards leads Flashman from the jungle death-house of Dahomey to the slave nation of Mississippi as he dabbles within the slave exchange in quantity III of the "Flashman Papers". whilst Flashman used to be inveigled right into a online game of pontoon with Disraeli and Lord George Bentinck, he was once making an subconscious selection approximately his personal destiny - wouldn't it lie in the home of Commons or the West African slave exchange? used to be there, for that topic, greatly distinction? once more Flashman's allure, cowardice, treachery, lechery and fleetness of foot see the cute rogue triumph via the surface of his chattering the teeth.

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Holy Cow: A Modern-Day Dairy Tale

A rollicking, globe-trotting experience with a twist: a four-legged heroine you will not quickly forget.

Elsie Bovary is a cow, and an attractive chuffed one at that - her lengthy, lazy days are spent consuming, snoozing, and talking to her ally, Mallory. One evening, Elsie and Mallory sneak out in their pasture; yet whereas Mallory is attracted to flirting with the neighboring bulls, Elsie reveals herself attracted to the farmhouse. throughout the window, she sees the farmer's relatives collected round a brilliant field God - and what the field God unearths approximately anything referred to as an "industrial meat farm" shakes Elsie's knowing of her international to its center.

There's just one resolution: get away to a greater, more secure international. And so a motley workforce is shaped: Elsie; Jerry - excuse me, Shalom - a cranky, Torah-reading pig who is lately switched over to Judaism; and Tom, a clever (in his personal brain, not less than) turkey who cannot fly, yet who can paintings an iPhone together with his beak. Toting stolen passports and slapdash human disguises, they head for the airport.

Elsie is our wise-cracking, pop-culture-reference-dropping, slyly witty narrator; Tom - who does finally learn how to fly (sort of) - dispenses psychiatric suggestion in a pretend German accessory; and Shalom, rejected by means of his followed humans in Jerusalem, finally ends up without notice uniting Israelis and Palestinians. David Duchovny's charismatic creatures aspect the way in which towards a mutual figuring out and attractiveness that the realm desperately needs.

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Surviving the Applewhites

By Stephanie S. Tolan

Will somebody tackle Jake Semple?

Jake Semple is infamous. Rumor has it he burned down his old style and bought kicked out of each college in his domestic state.

Only one position will take him now, and that is a house tuition run via the Applewhites, a chaotic and hilarious relatives of artists. the one person who does not healthy the Applewhite mould is E.D.—a clever, brilliant woman who instantly clashes with the unruly Jake.

Jake thinks surviving this one may be a breeze . . . yet is he particularly as tricky or as undesirable as he seems?

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I Can't Believe it's Not Better: A Woman's Guide to Coping With Life

I cannot think it isn't greater

is a suite of reports, essays, recommendation, and drawings from author and comic Monica Heisey. Created that will help you reside your most sensible lifestyles, this ebook deals pointers on every thing from place of work politics to sexting, from how you can make your condo seem like you learn layout blogs to the place to cry in public. very important courses like "How to monitor actually Hours of television At A Time" can help you style your lifestyles out for reliable, whereas thought—provoking own essays akin to "Pizzas i've got enjoyed" and useful workouts like "Are You Being Flirted With, A Quiz" offer a few gravitas and viewpoint that will help you navigate this contemporary international. Plus there's a very bizarre brief tale approximately bees.

Funny, clever and captivating, this e-book is the suitable accompaniment for your subsequent existence hindrance, or at the very least a simple and applicable present for the niece you do not know rather well yet are looking to impress.

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No Relation

In his fourth novel, winner of the 2011 Canada Reads pageant and "CanLit's topped king of chuckles" (Telegraph-Journal) Terry Fallis's sharp, humorous wit takes readers into the area of id, inheritance, and belonging, begging the query: What's in a reputation?
     This is the tale of a tender copywriter in big apple urban. he is labored on the related supplier for fifteen years, and with a up to date advertising below his belt, lifestyles is nice. Then, one morning this copywriter reveals himself unceremoniously fired from his task, and after he catches his live-in female friend relocating out in their residence a pair hours later, he is additionally unmarried. think it or now not, those aren't the largest difficulties during this copywriter's lifestyles. there is something greater, anything that has been haunting him his complete lifestyles, whatever that he will by no means have the ability to shake. Meet Earnest Hemmingway.
     what is in a reputation? good, in the event you percentage your moniker with the likes of a few of the main respected, notorious, and infrequently dreaded names in heritage, lots. this is often Earnest's lifelong plight, yet anything more moderen is on his plate: His father is pressuring him to come back domestic and play an lively function in operating the kin garments company. And as a posh familial conflict performs out, Earnest's inherited identify leads him in unforeseen instructions. Wry, shrewdpermanent, and totally attractive, No Relation is Terry Fallis on the most sensible of his shape.

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Candyfreak: A Journey through the Chocolate Underbelly of America

By Steve Almond

A self-professed candyfreak, Steve Almond set out looking for a much-loved sweet from his early life and located himself on a journey of the small sweet businesses which are persevering in a industry the place substantial businesses dominate.

From the dual Bing to the Idaho Spud, the Valomilk to the Abba-Zaba, and discontinued bars reminiscent of the Caravelle, Marathon, and Choco-Lite, Almond uncovers a trove of singular sweet bars made by means of unsung heroes operating in outdated factories to supply anything they love. And in actual candyfreak type, Almond lusciously describes the wealthy tastes that he has enjoyed seeing that youth and keeps to crave at the present time. Steve Almond has written a comic book yet finally bittersweet tale of the way he grew up on candy-and how, for greater and worse, the sweet has grown up, too.

Candyfreak is the scrumptious tale of 1 man's lifelong obsession with sweet and his quest to find its origins in America.

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Judy Moody and the Bad Luck Charm

By Megan McDonald

Will Judy’s fortunate penny lead her to the nation’s capital — or to third-grade C-A-L-A-M-I-T-Y? And what do her spelling-bee nemesis and a potbellied pig need to do with it?

The fortunate penny in Judy Moody’s pocket definite does appear to be operating. She can’t cease profitable — at bowling, spelling, the unbeatable Prize Claw, every thing! needless to say and absolute optimistic, she’ll trip that wave of fine fortune all of the option to Washington, D.C. be careful, District of Cool, the following comes Judy Moody, the luckiest child ever, till . . . oh, no! Her fortunate penny simply did a abdominal flop right into a porcelain bowl of yucky, blucky UNluck. Has the coin’s magic long gone kerflooey?Are a few humans, like Jessica Finch or Stink, destined to have all of the good fortune, whereas she, Judy Moody, will get caught with a backyard choked with three-not-four leaf clovers, a squealing potbellied pig in an elevator, and a squashed penny with cooties? ROAR!

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The Naked Lady Who Stood on Her Head: A Psychiatrist's Stories of His Most Bizarre Cases

By Gigi Vorgan

“Stories of human habit at its so much extreme….With humor, compassion, empathy, and perception, Small searches for and reveals the humanity that lies hidden less than even the main extraordinary symptoms.”
—Daniel H. purple, writer of Drive and A entire New Mind

A psychiatrist’s tales of his such a lot extraordinary situations, The bare woman Who Stood on Her Head by Gary Small, M.D., and Gigi Vorgan—co-authors of The reminiscence Bible—offers a desirable and hugely unique investigate the peculiarities of the human brain. within the vein of The guy Who Mistook His spouse for a Hat, Awakenings, and the opposite bestselling works of Oliver Sacks, The bare woman Who Stood on Her Head surprises, enthralls, and illuminates because it specializes in clinical mysteries that will stump and amaze the bright brains on residence, M.D.

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