Body Language and Relationships
Raised eyebrows, rubbing one’s chin, angled shoulders – what’s it all mean? Master the art of nonverbal communication and you’ll unlock these secrets and more. Body Language and Relationships is your quick course in interpreting body language in all types of romantic encounters. Now you’ll know just what your partner is thinking - without a word being said.
Get ready for the best years of your life! College Survival: Study Skills contains everything you need to know about earning that elusive 4.0. With advice from effective time management techniques, to forming study groups, to talking to professors, you'll be practicing your valedictorian speech in no time.
Roommates and Dorm Life
Get ready for the best years of your life! College Survival: Roommates and Dorm Life contains everything you need to know about living with a new person. With advice from the realities of dorm life, making contact with your roommate, settling disputes, and the importance of keeping a clean room, you’ll have a great first semesterand maybe even a life-long friendship!
Did you sleep through Intro to Philosophy? Does Plato leave you in the dark? Fear not! The Very Lazy Intellectual: Philosophy introduces you to both the major thinkers and the fundamentals of philosophical thought. With information on everyone from Socrates to Sartre, and theories from Epicureanism to Empiricism, you’ll have everything you need to solve your existential crises in no time.
No Fear In My Classroom
Teachers have a lot to worry aboutùfrom classroom management to school violence to job security to national mandates. Lucky for them, this book helps relieve those fears and allows them to focus on what theyÆre supposed to be doingùteaching. With a friendly, accessible format, teacher-turned-author Frederick Wootan supplies solutions to his fellow educatorsÆ fears, like:Are their students actually listening to them?Are they being fair about grading?What can they do about overly aggressive parents?How are budget cuts going to affect their classroom?WhatÆs to stop them from being laid off?With this book, teachers will build their confidence, take back their classrooms, and put the emphasis back on education.
Legal Words You Should Know
Every day, people find themselves in legal situations. Mortgages are put in place, attorneys draw up wills, and credit cards are set up all the time. However, how many people actually understood the legal contracts they were signing? There's no excuse for being ignorant of the law when it comes to a dispute with a bank, a mortgage lender, or a lawyer. This book defines 1,000 essential words from the worlds of civil law, estates, lending, and elder affairs, such as abatement, residuary beneficiary, trust deed, variable rate mortgage, right of rescission, and more. Each word will be clearly defined, and includes a pronunciation key and an example of usage. This guide ensures you will know the law in no time!
The Everything Bridesmaid Book
• The first edition of The Everything® Bridesmaid Book has sold more than 60,500 copies • Includes a new chapter on de-stressing the bride (and bridesmaids!), as well as updated information on nontraditional weddings, cost information, budget-minded ideas for hosting parties, and more • Everything® wedding titles have sold more than 1.5 million copies! Who plans the bridal shower? Does the dress have to be ugly? How much will all of this cost? Today's bridesmaids are finding their brides expect lots of help and enthusiasm when planning the big day. This is the perfect handbook for bridesmaids looking for practical advice on their integral role in the wedding. Featuring no-nonsense, updated information on how to: • Help her find the perfect dress • Keep the bride calm on her big day • Throw an unbelievable bridal shower • Make a memorable toast to the happy couple From knowing the proper etiquette to handling any and all responsibilities, this is the one guaranteed go-to resource for bridesmaids. With The Everything® Bridesmaid Book, 2nd Edition, they'll help plan a wedding to remember--and have fun doing it!
"I've had lots of kids come up and ask for my autograph, I've had a grandmother stop and ask me if I know a good place to buy underwear." --Prince William"Do you seriously expect me to be the first Prince of Wales in history not to have a mistress?" --Prince Charles"Being a princess isn't all it's cracked up to be." --Princess Diana"I really need a gin and tonic." --Camilla, Duchess of CornwallThey may be royalty, but the first family of Great Britain has made more than their share of gaffes, faux pas, and verbal blunders. In this book, the quips that tabloids kill for are finally collected in one volume. Whether they're covering up a scandal or smoothing a political mishap, you'll find all of their royal wit and witticism--both the good and the bad--in this cunning collection.
The Her Campus Guide to College Life
From dating to internships--everything you need to know about collegeGet ready for the best years of your life! Written by the experts behind Her Campus, this college guide is bursting with insider tips to help you navigate classes, relationships, and all your extracurriculars--including parties and Greek life. Whether you're a seasoned upperclassman or are starting freshman year in just a few months, you'll learn how to:Bond with your roommate and set ground rules for your new spaceBeat the Freshman 15 without having to give up dessertSnag a date with the cutie from your Lit classCope with stress and anxiety--even during finals week!Score jobs and internships that will help you transition into post-collegiette life You'll also get the lowdown on campus safety so you can enjoy all that college has to offer while avoiding the unfortunate scary parts that sometimes come with it. Complete with fun checklists and worksheets to help you carry out HC's essential advice, The Her Campus Guide to College Life shows you how to make the most out of your experience--in and outside the classroom.
Getting Ready for College
Get ready for the best years of your life!College Survival - Getting Ready for College contains everything you need to know about preparing for the next few years. With advice from deciding what to bring to your dorm room to the pitfalls of credit cards to the thrills of living on your own for the first time, you’ll be big man (or woman) on campus in no time.
Everything Essential Russian Book
All the basics of Russian—fast and easy! The Everything Essential Russian Book is perfect for a quick introduction to learning the Russian language.Whether you are planning a vacation or adding a valuable second language to your resume, this portable guide covers the most important basics, including how to: *Recognize and read Cyrillic letters *Pronounce Russian words like a native *Ask and answer everyday questions *Ask for directions, order dinner, or conduct business *Hold your own in a conversation With The Everything Essential Russian Book, you will see how exciting learning Russian can be!
The Unexpected Evolution of Language
This book is awesome awful!Did you know that "awful" first originated as a compliment? How about the fact that it was perfectly fine for someone to defecate in their living room? Or that at one time a bully was actually a sweetheart?You may think that these things sound outlandish, but hundreds of years ago, the words "awful," "defecate," and "bully" meant something entirely different than what we know today. The Unexpected Evolution of Language reveals the origins of 208 everyday terms and the interesting stories behind their shift in meaning.Arranged in alphabetical order, you will enjoy uncovering the backstories to terms like:Awful - worthy of respect or fear; inspiring aweBimbo - slang for a stupid, inconsequential manDefecate - to purify; cleanseInvest - to clothe; to dressNice - foolish; stupidRelay - hunting term meaning fresh pack of houndsFrom "aftermath" and "sophisticated" to "empty" and "prestige," you will aboslutely love seeing just what kind of damage time has done to the English language.
U.S. History 101
The stories of politicos and historic events are often turned into snooze-worthy lectures that even Benjamin Franklin would reject. This guide cuts out all the boring details and instead provides you with a thrilling lesson in U.S. history.From Thomas Jefferson and the Declaration of Independence to Barack H. Obama and the Great Recession, each page takes you on an unforgettable journey through the moments that completely changed this country. You'll also uncover hundreds of entertaining historical facts and stories that you won't be able to find anywhere else.So whether you're looking to unravel the mysteries of America's past or just want to learn more about our country's presidents, U.S. History 101 has all the answers--even the ones you didn't know you were looking for.
The Everything Essential Brazilian Portuguese Book
Brazilian Portuguese made fun--and fast!Whether you are planning a vacation, adding a valuable second language to your resume, or simply brushing up on your skills, The Everything Essential Brazilian Portuguese Book is your perfect introduction to the Portuguese language. With easy-to-follow instructions and simple explanations, this portable guide covers the most important basics of the language, including:The Portuguese alphabet and translationGreetings and conversation startersCommon questions and answersDescribing people and placesVerb tenses and sentence structureBasic conversation skills for dining out, conducting business, or shoppingWith The Everything Essential Brazilian Portuguese Book, you will be speaking--and understanding--Portuguese in no time!
The Craft of the Knot
A treasure trove of knot instruction and lore!The Craft of the Knot introduces you to the skill and beauty of knot tying. Filled with detailed instructions, history, and lore, you'll discover a wide range of uses for ordinary rope. From camping and climbing to crafts and sailing, this charming guide also includes knot illustrations for every occasion to show you how to master any tie.Whether you want to brush up on the basics of hitches and bends, or create complex and beguiling decorative knots, The Craft of the Knot provides you with the information you need to fasten the perfect knot every time.
The Everything Ingles Book
The Everything® Inglés Book le educara como: Evitar confusión y poder usar el ingles en conversaciones diariasTener las palabras adecuadas para ocasiones como el busco del trabajo y del apartmento, las compras, y mucho másLeer periodics, revistas, libros, y páginas de InternetUsar modismos y expresiones populares en la manera apropriadaLlena de pruebas y ejercicios que la ayuardán retener lo que aprende, The Everything® Inglés Book puede ser su mejor apoyo en la empresa de aprender inglés fácil y divertidamente.
Small Talk Savvy
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Why Do People Kiss the Blarney Stone?
Fáilte!Brew yourself a cuppa and settle in to discover...Why Do People Kiss the Blarney Stone? It's the closest you can feel to the Emerald Isle without boarding a plane! You'll tickle your noggin with spirited questions, including:How did a white bull start a war? What is Brian Boru's connection to Guinness? Why was 1847 known as Black '47? Where does peat come from? What's so special about the Book of Kells?This terrific little tome provides the answers to those questions and many more. With information on Irish history, mythology, and culture, you'll be able to go on and on about anything and everything about The Old Sod.
The Everything Everyday Math Book
All the math basics you'll ever need!It's not too late to learn practical math skills! You may not need to use quadratic equations very often, but math does play a large part in everyday life. On any given day, you'll need to know how long a drive will take, what to tip a waiter, how large a rug to buy, and how to calculate a discount. With The Everything Everyday Math Book, you'll get a refresher course in all the basics you need, including:Adding and subtracting fractionsUnderstanding percentagesUsing ratiosFinding area and perimeter You'll the learn formulas and shortcuts to help in hundreds of everyday situations, from budgeting and paying bills to shopping, redecorating, preparing taxes, and evaluating loans and other financial instruments. With this easy-to-follow guide, you'll never get stuck on a math problem again!
A Queen for All Seasons
The Queen of Clean with her royal tips for every season, an untidy home would almost be treason! Winter Make snow shoveling a breeze...store holiday decorations with no tangles...humidify dry indoor air...care for flannel sheets...make those Valentine's gems sparkle Spring Garden the natural way...allergy-proof your home...banish grass stains...color your Easter eggs Summer Prepare for family road trips...care for your camping equipment...keep bugs away without chemicals...clean your sports gear Fall Get organized for back to school...store your summer clothes properly...put away your air conditioner...prepare for stress-free holidays!
The Everything Executor and Trustee Book
Essential information for executors or trustees for wills and trusts!Being appointed the task of carrying out the terms of a will or trust is daunting, especially if it's your first time. The good news is you won't have to figure it out alone. Certified Trust and Financial Advisor Douglas D. Wilson takes the worry out of the process and provides information on important responsibilities that must be performed after a loved one dies. This all-in-one guide includes information on:Filing a will in courtHiring a lawyer or doing it yourselfNotifying beneficiariesFinding and managing the deceased's assetsPaying outstanding debts or taxesYou'll even find sample tax forms and step-by-step walk-throughs of what you'll need to know when overseeing asset distribution, terminating existing accounts, opening an estate bank account, and closing the estate. No matter your experience level, The Everything Executor and Trustee Book will be there to help you every step of the way!