Enter to Win The Good News About Bad Behavior: Why Kids Are Less Disciplined Than Ever—And What to Do About It by Katherine Lewis. Today's parents live with an exhausting reality: persistent defiance from children. About half of the current generation of children will develop a mood or behavioral disorder or a substance addiction by age eighteen. And many parents feel increasingly unable to exert any influence over their children. In our highly connected age, the all-powerful parent is largely a thing of the past.
Enter to win a copy of Bake: 125 Show-Stopping Recipes, Made Simple by Lorraine Pascale (Pan Macmillan, 2017). (ARV $27.95) If everyday worries have got you down, whisk your stress away and bake. British television cook Lorraine Pascale has gathered a collection of 125 recipes for delectable desserts and savory bakes. Take your baking to the next level with impressive treats like Naked Pecan and Popcorn Layer Cake, Chocolate Layer Cake with Toasted Meringue, and Zebra cheesecake. The thorough instructions make it easy to knead, dust, and drizzle your way to success. Check out the Fancy Schmancy Cake Recipes slideshow for more impressive cakes that are easily accomplished.
Enter to Win Rent Party: Weekend Nights in Memphis and the Story of Southern Music
by Robert Gordon. The fabled city of Memphis has been essential to American music--home of the blues, the birthplace of rock and roll, a soul music capital. We know the greatest hits, but celebrated author Robert Gordon takes us to the people and places history has yet to record. A Memphis native, he whiles away time in a crumbling duplex with blues legend Furry Lewis, stays up late with barrelhouse piano player Mose Vinson and sips homemade whiskey at Junior Kimbrough's churning house parties. A passionate listener, he hears modern times deep in the grooves of old records by Lead Belly and Robert Johnson.
Enter to win a copy of Fierce: How Competing for Myself Changed Everything. This memoir outlines her inspiring story of dedication, perseverance and learning to think positive, even in the toughest times. Honest and heartfelt, frank and funny, Aly’s story will teach you how to rise above challenges, make your dreams come true and how to use your voice to speak the truth.
Enter to Win The Flying Mouse by Mariko Pratt. Merton the older mouse brother is obsessed with flying; Nuttal the younger greatly admires his brother and is very supportive of him...unlike the rest of the family. Together, they combine amateur woodworking skills and determination in an attempt to build the first mouse-powered glider. Along the way, they are joined by an unexpected ally--a bat that lives in the upstairs attic.
Enter to win a copy of Mad Magic. Win your own copy of this beautifully dark and rich Young Adult fantasy from Nicole Conway, bestselling author of the Dragonrider Chronicles. Don’t miss this one!
Enter to Win one of five copies of Jennifer Caloyeras's debut short fiction collection, UNRULY CREATURES.
In this collection rife with humor and pathos, alienated characters struggle to subvert, contain, control, and even escape their bodies.
Enter to win a copy of Earth Hates Me: True Confessions from a Teenage Girl. She’s the bomb!
Enter to Win 20th Century by Sam Sullivan. America, the early 20th century: in an alternate world not unlike our own, young David Emmers abandons his small town and travels to the fabled City, a place of unimaginable sights, sounds and possibilities. There he befriends Emory Van Dahlenworth, billionaire and famous industrialist, who takes the boy under his substantial wing and mentors him, turning a private young man into an infamous figure of public notoriety. From David's good fortune comes financial gain and vast wealth; a painful love affair, personal ruin, the betrayal of friends and the forging of lifelong enemies. Amidst a world of gods and movies, great dirigibles and buildings that touch the heavens, David will discover the pain of growing up while expanding outward in a time of vicious cycles and infinite potential, in an epic tale encompassing the entire century itself. From the author of "Phantasmagoria" and "The Fire Mountains," this is "20th Century," a journey seven years in the making.
Enter to win a copy of Stranger Things guide! Hey to all you Stranger Things fans who have binge watch both seasons (or have them in your queue to do so!). Get more into the world of Stranger Things with this all inclusive Notes from the Upside Down: An Unofficial Guide to Stranger Things! Get the inside scoop on details from the 80s used in the series, why we are so obsessed with Barb, how the Demogorgon was created and so much more.
Enter to win Great Books for Holiday.
We’ve scored awesome books (courtesy of our friends at Disney Books) that are great for you to enjoy . . . . or to give as gifts to your book-loving friends!
For fans of suspense: The Darkest Minds by Alexandra Bracken; for fans of thrillers: Suspect Red by L. M. Elliott; for superhero fans: Miles Morales: Spider-Man by Jason Reynolds; for fans of mystery (and PLL!) Follow Me by Sara Shephard; for fans of adventure books: Unearthed by Amie Kaufman and Meagan Spooner; and for fantasy lovers: Rosemarked by Livia Blackburne.
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Enter to win a copy of Mistress of All Evil: A Tale of the Dark Fairy by Serena Valentino.
We all know the story of Sleeping Beauty, but what about the other half of the story? What about the dark fairy, Maleficent? Why does she curse the innocent princess? This is a tale of love and betrayal, of magic and reveries. It is a tale of the Mistress of All Evil.
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Enter to win some Fall New Reads. With fall in the air, you need to update your TBR stack by your bed—and we have the perfect reads for you! Check out Select, Moxie, All the Wind in the World and The Dire King. We know you will want them all!
Enter to win a copy of Glazed, Filled, Sugared & Dipped: Easy Doughnut Recipes to Fry or Bake at Home by Stephen Collucci (Clarkson Potter, 2013). (ARV $17.99) Doughnut worry, be happy. We’re sure you’ll be very happy when you see recipes for doughnuts of all kinds in this cookbook. The more than 50 recipes include those for classic cake and yeast-raised doughnuts as well as instructions for zeppole, beignets, churros, bomboloni, and doughnut holes. Plus, the author has included recipes for glazes, fillings, and sauces to mix and match with your doughnuts. On the off chance you have leftover doughnuts (is that a thing?), try this Doughnut Pudding recipe. It’s sure to be a big hit.
Enter to win a copy of Submerge by Tobie Easton. Filled with romance, adventure and rich world building, Submerge will take you to into the lives of mermaids after The Little Mermaid‘s story ends. A fantastical journey!
Enter to win to win a copy of Dining In: Highly Cookable Recipes by Alison Roman (Clarkson Potter, 2017). (ARV $30) If you think it’s easier, and tastier, to order out instead of cooking…think again. Alison Roman has put together this collection of 125 recipes that not only are simple but also use quick tricks and techniques to have dinner ready in a snap. You’ll see how roasting citrus can bring out new flavors, keeping boiled potatoes in the fridge can result in quick crispy smashed potatoes and how hot honey browned butter can add life to a dish. Even the most novice of cooks will agree that Dining In can be easy and taste better than take out. The Easy Peasy Recipes slideshow has 13 recipe that even those starting out in the kitchen can make and the best part, they’re far from bland and boring.