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Wanderlust

Wanderlust

Dream, discover, and uncover your next great adventure. Moon Travel Guides takes you on a journey around the world with Wanderlust: A Traveler’s Guide to the Globe.

Get inspired with lists of mythic locations, epic trails, ancient cities, and more that span the four corners. This stunning, hardcover book is packed with full-color photos, charming illustrations, and fascinating overviews of each destination, making it the perfect gift for dreamers and adventurers alike.

Walk along the Great Wall of China, climb the Atlas Mountains, or trek through Patagonia. Visit stunning national parks from Yellowstone in the US to Tongariro in New Zealand, explore the Gobi Desert, or set sail to the Greek Islands.

Eat your way through the best street food cities in the world, follow wine trails from Spain to Australia, and shop famous markets from the Grand Bazaar to the Marrakech souks.

Find the best places to stargaze from Chile to France, or witness jaw-dropping phenomena from reversing rivers and blooming deserts to fluorescent blue haze and the Aurora Boreales.

Filled with natural wonders, dazzling celebrations, quirky festivals, road trips, bucket-list sites, epic outdoor adventures, and cultural treasures, Wanderlust is the definitive book for the curious traveler.

Where will you go?
How Things Work

How Things Work

by Theodore Gray Photographs by Nick Mann
Million-copy bestselling author of The Elements, Molecules, and Reactions Theodore Gray applies his trademark mix of engaging stories, real-time experiments, and stunning photography to the inner workings of machines, big and small, revealing the extraordinary science, beauty, and rich history of everyday things.

Theodore Gray has become a household name among fans, both young and old, of popular science and mechanics. He’s an incorrigible tinkerer with a constant curiosity for how things work. Gray’s readers love how he always brings the perfect combination of know-how, humor, and daring-do to every project or demonstration, be it scientific or mechanical.
In How Things Work he explores the mechanical underpinnings of dozens of types of machines and mechanisms, from the cotton gin to the wristwatch to an industrial loom. Filled with stunning original photographs in Gray’s inimitable style, How Things Work is a must-have exploration of stuff–large and small–for any builder, maker or lover of mechanical things.
Wonder Woman: Magnets, Pin, and Book Set

Wonder Woman: Magnets, Pin, and Book Set

Channel the strength and power of Wonder Woman with this collectible set. Kit includes:

  • Enamel pin of the Wonder Woman logo and shield
  • 5 full-color magnets of Wonder Woman empowering phrases and artwork, housed in display sleeves
  • 48-page book following Wonder Woman’s adventures in films, featuring full-color photography and art throughout
  • Keepsake box with magnet closure
Friends: The One About You

Friends: The One About You

Let your best buds know that you’ll be there for them with this DIY gift book inspired by the gang from Friends: Rachel, Ross, Joey, Monica, Phoebe, and Chandler.
Whether or not your best pal has hair as awesome as Rachel, cooks like Monica, sings like Phoebe, or is as smooth as Joey, this is the perfect way to let them know you’re friends for life. Once you fill in the prompts, this book becomes a personalized gift full of ridiculous, potentially embarrassing, or sweet expressions of appreciation that are as quirky as your favorite friends. It’s up to you!
This attractive book features full-color photography from Friends throughout.
Activist

Activist

by KK Ottesen Read by KK Ottesen
A speech on the radio. A high school literature class. A promise made to a mother.
Activism begins in small ways and in unexpected places. In this inspiring book, over forty activists from Billie Jean King to Bernie Sanders and Angela Davis to Edward Snowden recount the experiences that sparked their journeys and share the beliefs that keep them going. These are citizens who met challenge with action. Their visions for peace, equality, and justice have reshaped American society—from voting to reproductive rights, and from the environment to the economy.
Cabin Porn: Inside

Cabin Porn: Inside

Learn to make your own quiet place somewhere with this inspiring journey inside tranquil cabins and handmade homes, from the creators of the wildly popular Cabin Porn phenomenon.

Cabin Porn began as an online project created by a group of friends to inspire their own homebuilding. It has grown into a global phenomenon, attracting thousands of submissions from fellow cabin builders and a passionate audience of millions interested in simple, efficient homes and the beauty of nature.

Cabin Porn: Inside invites readers into these handmade homes to discover rooms of warmth and simplicity, connected by the universal desire to bring a simple building to life in harmony with the land around it. Each of these tranquil getaways is a lesson in living simply and joyfully.

Here you will find hundreds of examples of what makes a cabin: the small details that enable their dwellers to live pleasantly and sustainably, as well as the mistakes and adaptations that reveal what builders must learn while creating their own homes. Perhaps most touching is the evidence that these homes have hosted charming and memorable evenings for the people who worked together to build them.

Full of spellbinding spaces of warmth and ingenious simplicity, Cabin Porn: Inside is an invitation to the cabin of your dreams and to the serenity of a simpler life.


Christmas Ideals 2019

Christmas Ideals 2019

Loyal readers are drawn to Ideals for its celebration of life’s most treasured moments. This 75th anniversary edition of Christmas Ideals continues a long legacy of providing inspiration and comfort to readers.

This classic collection of all things Christmas includes poetry, essays, quotations, and recipes, as well as Bible excerpts from the story of the first Christmas. Each carefully chosen selection is accompanied by beautiful, full-color artwork or photography, adding to the reasons loyal readers have sought out each year’s edition since 1944.
An additional 32 pages of retrospective content commemorates this landmark year, including re-created pages from throughout the decades, as well as classic recipes and a brief history of the long-lived publication.
Perfect for sharing with loved ones and friends, this special 75th anniversary edition of Christmas Ideals will bring Christmas to hearts and homes.
200 Women

200 Women

Compiled by Geoff Blackwell Compiled by Ruth Hobday by Kieran Scott Edited by Sharon Gelman Edited by Marianne Lassandro Read by Contributors Read by Geoff Blackwell Read by Ruth Hobday
In this ambitious global project, two hundred women share inspiring stories of success and courage, love and pain, redemption, and generosity.

This updated, abridged edition includes powerful new interviews and stirring quotes alongside selections from the original book, all answering the same five questions. Featuring empowering stories, this new edition is an illuminating listen for the modern woman.

• Equality is explored through diverse interviews with women from around the world
• Brave insightful interviews with women — famous as well as unknown, rich and poor, black and white, leaders, victims, survivors and heroes
• Women featured include Angela Davis, Alice Waters, Amber Heard, and Isabel Allende

Fans of In the Company of Women, The Atlas of Beauty, and Bad Girls Throughout History will love this book.
Hope, Never Fear

Hope, Never Fear

Award-winning photographer Callie Shell presents an intimate and moving portrait of Barack and Michelle Obama and the presidency that made history. This unique look behind the curtains spans more than eight years, following the journey from the Obama’s family home in Chicago to the most powerful house in the United States.

An in-depth introduction written and read by Shell is followed by a collection of personal stories from her time spent with the Obamas. These uniquely intimate anecdotes are interwoven with inspiring excerpts from live speeches by Barack and Michelle Obama, that reveal their warmth, compassion, and unending commitment to service.

Hope, Never Fear: A Personal Portrait of the Obamas, the audiobook, provides an affecting and deeply personal insight into this extraordinary couple who inspired and empowered millions of people around the world.

The audiobook edition features the following recordings of live speeches, among others:

Democratic National Convention, Denver, Colorado, USA, August 25, 2008
Democratic National Convention, Charlotte, North Carolina, USA, September 4, 2012
State of the Union Address, United States House of Representatives, Washington, DC, USA, January 28, 2014
United Nations General Assembly, New York City, New York, USA, September 24, 2014
State of the Union Address, United States House of Representatives, Washington, DC, USA, January 13, 2016
Democratic National Convention, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA, July 27, 2016
Interview with Oprah Winfrey, the White House, Washington, DC, USA, December 19, 2016 (Audio Courtesy of Harpo. Inc.)
Nelson Mandela Annual Lecture, Johannesburg, South Africa, July 17, 2018

© 2019 Callie Shell, ℗ 2019 Blackwell and Ruth Limited
Produced by Blackwell & Ruth for Chronicle Books Audio
All rights reserved
1, 2, Let's Say Boo

1, 2, Let's Say Boo

Sing, count, and laugh with baby in this adorable Halloween board book retelling of a classic nursery rhyme!

In this Halloween nursery rhyme reimagining, pets are getting in on the trick-or-treating fun! Featuring heart-melting animal photography and a simple counting lesson, this board book is a perfect seasonal sing-along for you and baby.
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