Read This Next

500 of the Best Books You’ll Ever Read

Author: Howard Mittelmark,Sandra Newman

Publisher: Harper Collins

ISBN: 9780062020222

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 464

View: 3215

Are you tired of bland, overly earnest reading guides that discuss the same old books? Read This Next by Sandra Newman and Howard Mittlemark is the answer. A smart, irreverent, honest, and truly hilarious guide to your 500 new favorite books, Read This Next is aimed at those readers and book groups that are looking for great reading suggestions with more variety and spice than the usual book club picks—while offering food for thought and laughter in equal measure.

Business Adventures

Zwölf lehrreiche Geschichten aus der Welt der Wall Street

Author: John Brooks

Publisher: Börsenbuchverlag

ISBN: 3864702763

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 480

View: 3760

Wenn Bill Gates in seinem Blog ein Buch zum "besten Wirtschaftsbuch" kürt und nebenbei erwähnt, dass er es sich vor Jahren von Warren Buffett geliehen hat, dann kommt das dabei heraus: Ein seit Jahren vergriffenes Werk wird wieder zum Bestseller. "Business Adventures" wurde erstmals im Jahr 1968 veröffentlicht. Es enthält zwölf Essays des New Yorker Journalisten John Brooks, in denen dieser beschreibt, wie sich das Schicksal gigantischer Unternehmen durch einen Schlüsselmoment entschied. Sie geben einen zeitlosen und tiefen Einblick in die Mechanismen der Wirtschaft und der Wall Street. Bis vor wenigen Monaten war das Buch jahrelang vergriffen. Dann lobte Bill Gates es über den grünen Klee. Der Rest ist Geschichte. "Business Adventures" schoss umgehend in die

Das Leben und das Schreiben


Author: Stephen King

Publisher: Heyne Verlag

ISBN: 3641054001

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 384

View: 9878

„Ich schreibe so lange, wie der Leser davon überzeugt ist, in den Händen eines erstklassigen Wahnsinnigen zu sein.“ Stephen King Während der Genesung nach einem schweren Unfall schreibt Stephen King seine Memoiren – Leben und Schreiben sind eins. Ein unverzichtbarer Ratgeber für alle angehenden Schriftsteller und eine Fundgrube für alle, die mehr über den König des Horror-Genres erfahren wollen. Ein kluges und gleichzeitig packendes Buch über gelebte Literatur. »Eine Konfession.« Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung


The Most Interesting Book You'll Ever Read about Germs

Author: Trudee Romanek

Publisher: Kids Can Press Ltd

ISBN: 177138199X

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 40

View: 7228

From the acclaimed Mysterious You series comes the most interesting book you'll ever read about germs.

Seven Days of Us

One of the best family dramas you'll ever read

Author: Francesca Hornak

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 0349415587

Category: Fiction

Page: 320

View: 6327

'One of the best books of the year' Hello! The joyful, sharply observed and life-affirming Christmas story for fans of One Day. Also a Radio 2 Bookclub pick. It's Christmas, and the Birch family is gathering for the first time in years. Olivia, the eldest daughter, has returned from treating an epidemic abroad and must go into quarantine for seven days. Her mother has decided it's the perfect opportunity to spend some 'special time' together. Her youngest sister wholeheartedly disagrees. Her father isn't allowed an opinion. When no one can leave the house, seven days for the Birches feels like an eternity. Especially when they're all harbouring secrets. One of whom is about to come knocking at their door... 'LOVED it! Warm and humane, funny and sad, with a great, twisty plot, Seven Days of Us is absolute pleasure reading from beginning to end. Francesca Hornak is a true talent. Just gorgeous!' Marian Keyes 'I loved this comic drama . . . the plot is genius . . . and the results are hilarious and touching' Daily Mail 'One of the best family dramas you'll ever read' Best 'Sharply observed by Hornak's satirical eye, this has "Working Title film deal" written all over it' Glamour 'Francesca Hornak is hilariously funny with characters that jump off the page, grab you, and just won't let go' Rosamund Lupton, bestselling author of Sister 'Expertly captures the joys and the tensions of spending any time with those who know you best. It thoroughly deserves to be this year's big Christmas hit' The i 'Absorbing, insightful and immensely enjoyable' Laura Barnett, bestselling author of The Versions of Us 'Compassionate, witty and wise' Saskia Sarginson, bestselling author of The Twins 'I LOVED Seven Days of Us. The story swallowed me up. It has all the makings of your classic rom-com, with characters that are both remarkable yet wonderfully relatable, thanks to Francesca Hornak's acutely observational storytelling. The family tension is all too real. Brilliant!' The Unmumsy Mum 'Gripping, powerfully emotional and life-affirming. I read it in one sitting!' Maeve Haran, bestselling author of Having it All 'Touching, funny, emotionally intelligent, Seven Days of Us is pure pleasure from beginning to end. It's stylishly written and totally engrossing. I really, really loved it' Adele Geras 'It's a cliché to say this book is a rollercoaster but the sun came up and the sun went down, people cried for help, and the bath overflowed, and I couldn't move, captivated by this extraordinary page-turner. The plot is compulsive and doesn't let up till the very last chapter. It has more twists and turns than Hampton Court Maze and yet Francesca Hornak guides one through it all with a confident hand until one puts it down, exhausted but exhilarated by such a rollicking good read. Terrific' Virginia Ironside 'An engrossing and funny study of a middle-class British family in crisis. I loved it!' Keith Stuart, bestselling author of A Boy Made of Blocks 'Witty and deeply heartfelt' Bestselling author Emily Giffin 'Hornak's wry, masterful portrayal of a family in crisis is filled with flawed and funny characters who will capture - and break - your heart' Fiona Davis, bestselling author of The Dollhouse 'Hornak's first novel is a farcical gem, perfect for fans of Matthew Norman and Emma Straub. Alternately tender and razor-sharp, Seven Days of Us will resonate with anyone who regresses the minute they step inside their childhood home' Booklist starred review 'A superb drama - smart and touching' Sunday Mirror

Die Antiquarin

Author: Sheridan Hay

Publisher: Rowohlt Verlag GmbH

ISBN: 3644300712

Category: Fiction

Page: N.A

View: 3519

Über die Liebe zu Büchern und die Liebe an sich Rosemary Savage liebt Bücher über alles. Eines Tages entdeckt sie bei einem ihrer Streifzüge durch New York das riesige Antiquariat «Arcade». Rosemary ist völlig verzaubert und eröffnet dem Inhaber, dass sie unbedingt hier arbeiten will. Zu ihrem Erstaunen wird sie sofort eingestellt – für die junge Frau geht ein Traum in Erfüllung. Gemeinsam mit ihrem eigenwilligen Kollegen Oscar erkundet sie bei jeder Gelegenheit den Buchladen. Durch Zufall stoßen die beiden auf ein verlorengeglaubtes Manuskript von Herman Melville, dem berühmten Autor von «Moby Dick». Ein sensationeller Fund. Doch auch andere sind diesem Schatz auf der Spur ... «Ein wunderbarer Roman über die Liebe zur Literatur.» (General-Anzeiger) «Eine Ferienlektüre, die man nicht so schnell aus der Hand legt.» (Hessische Allgemeine) «Die Sätze der Autorin sind wie Gedichte ... Absolut lesenswert.» (Badische Neueste Nachrichten)

The Smartest 401k Book You'll Ever Read

Maximize Your Retirement Savings...the Smart Way!

Author: Daniel Solin

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1440638233

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 240

View: 1404

This title has been removed from sale by Penguin Group, USA.

Don't Wake Up

The most gripping first chapter you will ever read!

Author: Liz Lawler

Publisher: Bonnier Publishing Fiction Ltd.

ISBN: 1785770586

Category: Fiction

Page: 368

View: 3067

The pitch-black bestselling psychological thriller for fans of Friend Request by Laura Marshall and I Am Watching You by Teresa Driscoll. Alex Taylor wakes up tied to an operating table. The man who stands over her isn't a doctor. The choice he forces her to make is utterly unspeakable. But when Alex re-awakens, she's unharmed - and no one believes her horrifying story. Ostracised by her colleagues, her family and her partner, she begins to wonder if she really is losing her mind. And then she meets the next victim. So compulsive you can't stop reading. So chilling you won't stop talking about it. Don't Wake Up is a dark, gripping psychological thriller with a horrifying premise and a stinging twist . . . 'Outstanding . . . a rollercoaster of a read' Angela Marsons Read what real readers have to say about DON'T WAKE UP: 'A gripping read right up to the end . . . fast-paced, well written and exciting' 'Full of twists . . . one of the best books I've read in a while' 'Mind-blowing. It kept me guessing from the beginning to the end' 'A perfect balance of suspense, drama, crime and mystery. A superbly executed book I could not stop reading!'

The Smartest Investment Book You'll Ever Read

The Simple, Stress-free Way to Reach Your Investment Goals

Author: Daniel R. Solin

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9780399532832

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 179

View: 7618

Presents a plan for personal financial success that emphasizes the use of trusted, brand-name fund managers, and shows investors how to create and monitor portfolios while avoiding common investment mistakes.

The Second Most Important Book You Will Ever Read

A Personal Challenge to Read the Bible

Author: Dan Patrick

Publisher: Thomas Nelson

ISBN: 1418518719

Category: Religion

Page: 240

View: 6004

So what's your excuse for failing to read the MOST important book ever written, the Bible? Don't think you can understand the Bible? No time for Bible reading? No relevancy of the Bible to your life? Questions about the Bible's authenticity? Although most Americans own a Bible, polls show that few people have read the Bible or even parts of it. Perhaps what most Americans don't know is that the Bible has life-changing information about how to get right with God know why you are alive today receive God's guidance...daily get through tough times have a successful marriage and family life know what you really believe with confidence manage your money and resources communicate with God build good relationships prepare for the future Dan Patrick's book is for those with little or no faith in God...for those who attend church but haven't read the Bible...and for serious Bible students. Read it, and then give a copy to a friend.

The Smartest Money Book You'll Ever Read

Everything You Need to Know About Growing, Spending, and Enjoying Your Money

Author: Daniel R. Solin

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1101553715

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 304

View: 3938

Stop working for money and put your money to work for you! Tens of thousands of readers trust Dan Solin's advice when it comes to investing, managing their 401(k)s, and planning for retirement. Now Solin offers the smartest guide to money management and financial planning yet. From managing your debt, boosting your savings, and owning (or renting) a home to buying insurance, maximizing investment returns, and retiring when you want to, The Smartest Money Book You'll Ever Read is your road map to financial freedom-and to enjoying yourself along the way.

Smartest 401(k) Book You'll Ever Read

Maximize Your Retirement Savings...the Smart Way!

Author: Daniel R. Solin

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1101458046

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 240

View: 6988

This book will change the way you think about and invest in your retirement savings plan-forever. Internationally bestselling author and consumer advocate Dan Solin challenges some basic and misguided assumptions about traditional retirement plans to reveal that: ? 401(k) and 403(b) plans are laden with Porky Pig fees, poor investment choices, and conflicts of interest. You may be better off just saying "No!" ? There is a simple way to make smart choices in these plans- and this book shows you exactly what to do and which funds to avoid. ? There is one investment that could be the key to a successful retirement plan. You can do it yourself, with pre-tax or after-tax money. Create your own, inflation-proof pension plan that is guaranteed to provide you with monthly income for as long as you live, and beyond! Smart Investing is not complicated. You have the power to make meaningful changes to your retirement savings plan-no matter what your age or financial status. "If you haven't taken a recent look at what your own retirement investments are doing and-perhaps even more important-how they are put together, reading Solin's smart little book might provide the impetus for action." -Miami Herald

Cooking, Laughing and Loving It

The Best Cookbook You Will Ever Read

Author: Jeff Lawrence

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 9781530180318


Page: 324

View: 5360

This is a one-of-a-kind cookbook that will inspire you to try new things so that everyone will enjoy your cooking more. In the book there are over 250 amazing recipes and 100 tips, along with many hilarious true stories that you will want to share with your family and friends for years to come.

La casa en Mango Street

Author: Sandra Cisneros

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783464202975


Page: 120

View: 1539

Todo moreno por todos lados, estamos seguros. Pero en un barrio de otro color nuestras rodillas comienzan a temblar traca traca y subimos las ventanillas de nuestros carros hasta arriba y nuestros ojos miran al frente. Sí. Así es.


Book One: The Merchant of Death, Book Two: The Lost City of Faar

Author: D.J. MacHale

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1416990887

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 784

View: 5163

Presents "The Merchant of Death" in which Bobby Pendragon is swept into an alternate dimension, where he is hailed as a savior, and "The Lost City of Faar" in which he and his uncle try to locate the legendary lost land of Faar.

Gotta Read It!

Five Simple Steps to a Fiction Pitch That Sells

Author: Libbie Hawker

Publisher: Running Rabbit Press


Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: N.A

View: 8510

Blurbs, product descriptions, query letters… no matter what you call them, they’re a chore to write. And yet the success of any novel can depend on its pitch. What’s an author to do? In this short, instructive ebook, Libbie Hawker takes the pain out of pitch-writing and shares the secrets of a perfect fiction pitch. Whether you’re an indie writer seeking to improve sales of your self-published novels or an author hoping to hook your dream agent with a can’t-resist query letter, GOTTA READ IT! Is the ebook for you. Learn which features signify great story to the subconscious mind, how to sort through the details of your plot to find the core of your novel, and how to write pitches for books with one, two, or many primary characters… all in five simple steps!

Ein wenig Leben


Author: Hanya Yanagihara

Publisher: Hanser Berlin

ISBN: 3446255583

Category: Fiction

Page: 960

View: 2796

"Ein wenig Leben" handelt von der lebenslangen Freundschaft zwischen vier Männern in New York, die sich am College kennengelernt haben. Jude St. Francis, brillant und enigmatisch, ist die charismatische Figur im Zentrum der Gruppe – ein aufopfernd liebender und zugleich innerlich zerbrochener Mensch. Immer tiefer werden die Freunde in Judes dunkle, schmerzhafte Welt hineingesogen, deren Ungeheuer nach und nach hervortreten. "Ein wenig Leben" ist ein rauschhaftes, mit kaum fasslicher Dringlichkeit erzähltes Epos über Trauma, menschliche Güte und Freundschaft als wahre Liebe. Es begibt sich an die dunkelsten Orte, an die Literatur sich wagen kann, und bricht dabei immer wieder zum hellen Licht durch.