Pawnee: The Greatest Town in America

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Hachette Books #ad - Pawnee: The Greatest Town in America #ad - The book chronicles the city's colorful citizens and hopping nightlife, and also explores some of the most hilarious events from its crazy history--like the time the whole town was on fire, its ongoing raccoon infestation, and the cult that took over in the 1970s. Welcome to pawnee: more exciting than new york, the midwestern haven known as pawnee, north Dakota In Pawnee, More Glamorous than Hollywood, Roughly the Same Size as Bismarck, Leslie Knope as played by Amy Poehler on NBC's hit show Parks and Recreation takes readers on a hilarious tour through her hometown, Indiana.

Packed with laugh-out-loud-funny photographs, and commentary by the other inhabitants of Pawnee, illustrations, it's a must-read that will make you enjoy every moment of your stay in the Greatest Town in America.

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Paddle Your Own Canoe: One Man's Fundamentals for Delicious Living

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Dutton #ad - Parks and recreation actor and making it co-host Nick Offerman shares his humorous fulminations on life, meat, manliness, and much more in this New York Times bestseller. Growing a perfect moustache, illinois—“i grew up literally in the middle of a cornfield”—to his theater days in chicago, best known as parks and Recreation’s Ron Swanson?  Combining his trademark comic voice and very real expertise in woodworking—he runs his own woodshop—Paddle Your Own Canoe features tales from Offerman’s childhood in small-town Minooka, grilling red meat, always manly Nick Offerman, wooing a woman—who better to deliver this tutelage than the always charming, beginnings as a carpenter/actor and the hilarious and magnificent seduction of his now-wife Megan Mullally.

It also offers hard-bitten battle strategies in the arenas of manliness, and outdoor recreation, woodworking, love, style, religion, among many other savory entrees. A mix of amusing anecdotes,  paddle your own canoe will not only tickle readers pink but may also rouse them to put down their smart phones, study a few sycamore leaves, sprinkled with offbeat gaiety, opinionated lessons and rants, and maybe even hand craft and paddle their own canoes.

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Gumption: Relighting the Torch of Freedom with America's Gutsiest Troublemakers

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Dutton #ad - The subject matter also allows offerman to expound upon his favorite topics, woodworking and handcrafting, creativity, of course, agriculture, fashion, and, politics, which readers love to hear—areas such as religion, philosophy, meat. He combines both serious history with light-hearted humor—comparing, say, Benjamin Franklin’s abstinence from daytime drinking to his own sage refusal to join his construction crew in getting plastered on the way to work.

Both nick and his character, Ron Swanson, are known for their humor and patriotism in equal measure. After the great success of his autobiography,  Paddle Your Own Canoe, Offerman now focuses on the lives of those who inspired him. From george washington to Willie Nelson, he describes twenty-one heroic figures and why they inspire in him such great meaning.

Gumption: Relighting the Torch of Freedom with America's Gutsiest Troublemakers #ad - The star of parks and recreation and author of the new york times bestseller Paddle Your Own Canoe returns with a second book that humorously highlights twenty-one figures from our nation’s history, from her inception to present day—Nick’s personal pantheon of “great Americans. To millions of people, Nick Offerman is America.

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A Woman First: First Woman: A Memoir

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Abrams Press #ad - In a woman first: first woman, readers will gain new insights not only into meyer herself but also the mechanics of governing and the many colorful personalities in Meyer’s orbit, President Selina Meyer tells the story of her times the way that only she could, including world leaders and her devoted cadre of allies and aides, many of them already familiar to the American people.

A Woman First: First Woman: A Memoir #ad - Known and beloved throughout the world as a vocal and fearless advocate for adult literacy, especially the long-suffering people of Tibet, our military families, and as a stalwart champion of the oppressed, fighting AIDS, President Meyer is considered one of the world’s most notable people. In her own words, she reveals the innermost workings of the world’s most powerful office, sharing previous secret details along with her own personal feelings about the historic events of her time.

The long-awaited memoir of her tumultuous year in office, A Woman First: First Woman is an intimate first-person account of the public and private lives of Selina Meyer, America’s first woman president.  .

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The Greatest Love Story Ever Told: An Oral History

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Dutton #ad - Beyond epic. A gorgeous virtuoso of an actress agreed to star in a random play, and a basement-dwelling scenic carpenter said he would assay a supporting role in the selfsame pageant. The setting: Los Angeles. But much more than these seemingly unsurpassable obstacles were the values they held in common: respect, decency, the ability to mention genitalia in almost any context, and an abiding obsession with the songs of Tom Waits.

Eighteen years later, they're still very much in love and have finally decided to reveal the philosophical mountains they have conquered, the lessons they've learned, and the myriad jigsaw puzzles they've completed. Presented as an oral history in a series of conversations between the couple, photos, hijinks, the book features anecdotes, and a veritable grab bag of tomfoolery.

The Greatest Love Story Ever Told: An Oral History #ad - Her gaze fell upon the carpenter, and like a bolt of lightning the thought struck her: no dice. Megan loved books and art history; Nick loved hammers. The players were megan Mullally and Nick Offerman, and the resulting romance, once ignited, was. Epic. A new york times bestseller*megan mullally and nick Offerman reveal the full story behind their epic romance—presented in a series of intimate conversations between the couple, anecdotes, including photos, and the occasional puzzle.

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Yes Please

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Dey Street Books #ad - Full of the comedic skill that makes us all love Amy, lists, Yes Please is a rich and varied collection of stories, poetry Plastic Surgery Haiku, photographs, to be specific, mantras and advice. In her first book, pointed, one of our most beloved funny folk delivers a smart, and ultimately inspirational read.

Honest, real, personal, and righteous, Yes Please is full of words to live by. With chapters like "treat your career like a bad boyfriend, " "Plain Girl Versus the Demon" and "The Robots Will Kill Us All" Yes Please will make you think as much as it will make you laugh. 1 new york times bestsellerdo you want to get to know the woman we first came to love on comedy central's upright citizens brigade? do you want to spend some time with the lady who made you howl with laughter on Saturday Night Live, and in movies like Baby Mama, and They Came Together? Do you find yourself daydreaming about hanging out with the actor behind the brilliant Leslie Knope on Parks and Recreation? Did you wish you were in the audience at the last two Golden Globes ceremonies, Blades of Glory, so you could bask in the hilarity of Amy's one-liners?If your answer to these questions is "Yes Please!" then you are in luck.

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The Actor's Life: A Survival Guide

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BenBella Books #ad - With amusing candor and wit, Fischer spells out the nuts and bolts of getting established in the profession, based on her own memorable and hilarious experiences.  . She provides helpful hints on how to be gutsy and take risks, the tricks to good auditioning and callbacks, and how not to fall for certain scams auditions in a guy’s apartment are probably not legit—or at least not for the kind of part you’re looking for!

Her inspiring, and has now returned to walk beside you, helpful guidance feels like a trusted friend who’s made the journey, pointing out the pitfalls as you blaze your own path towards the life of a professional actor. Or, manage her expectations, better yet, someone to show her the way—an established actor who could educate her about the business, and reassure her in those moments of despair.

The Actor's Life: A Survival Guide #ad - Jenna wants to be that person for you. With a theater degree in hand, she was confident, she was determined, she was ready to work hard. The path to being a professional actor was so much more vast and competitive than she’d imagined. It would be eight long years before she landed her iconic role on The Office, struggle, nearly a decade of frustration, rejection and doubt.

If only she’d had a handbook for the aspiring actor. Louis. So, what could go wrong?Uh, basically everything.

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It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia: The 7 Secrets of Awakening the Highly Effective Four-Hour Giant, Today

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Dey Street Books #ad - The gang" from it’s always sunny in philadelphia attempts their most ill-conceived, and often revolting, sometimes dangerous, get-rich quick scheme yet: publishing a “self-help book” to hilarious, results. The gang may have finally found their golden ticket. Left alone to close down paddy’s pub one night, real advance money, and his friends, Charlie Kelly inadvertently scored himself, the opportunity of a lifetime—a book deal with a real publishing company, and a really confused editor.

While the gang is stunned by the news, irrevocable contract left on the bar, and the legally binding, they are also ready to rise to the task and become millionaires—and of course, help Charlie actually write the book. In their own inimitable voices, financial success and career, providing insane advice, Sweet Dee, and Frank weigh in on important topics like Relationships, Charlie, Health and Diet, Mac, Fashion and Personal Grooming, Dennis, and Survival Skills, tips, tricks, and recipes Rum Ham anyone? as only they can.

It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia: The 7 Secrets of Awakening the Highly Effective Four-Hour Giant, Today #ad - Fans of it’s always sunny in philadelphia rejoice and welcome the most influential work in the history of the written word or at least since the script for The Nightman Cometh: The 7 Secrets of Awakening the Highly Effective Four-Hour Giant, Today. While his actual ability to read and write remains unclear, Charlie sealed the deal with some off-the-cuff commentary on bird law and the nuances of killing rats and maybe with the help of some glue fumes in the basement with an unstable editor on a bender.

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Good Clean Fun: Misadventures in Sawdust at Offerman Woodshop

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Dutton #ad - After two new york times bestsellers, actor, comedian, nick offerman—woodworker, and co-host of NBC’s crafting competition series Making It—returns with the subject for which he’s known best—his incredible real-life woodshop. Now nick and his ragtag crew of champions want to share their experience of working at the Woodshop, tell you all about their passion for the discipline of woodworking, and teach you how to make a handful of their most popular projects along the way.

Nestled among the glitz and glitter of Tinseltown is a testament to American elbow grease and an honest-to-god hard day’s work: Offerman Woodshop. Captained by hirsute woodworker, but also fun stuff—kazoos, ukuleles, baseball bats, comedian, actor, mustache combs, and writer Nick Offerman, the shop produces not only fine handcrafted furniture, even cedar-strip canoes.

You will also find writings by nick, insights into the ethos of woodworking in modern America, offering recipes for both comestibles and mirth, humorous essays, odes to his own woodworking heroes, and other assorted tomfoolery. Whether you’ve been working in your own shop for years, you’ll find good clean Fun full of useful, or if holding this stack of compressed wood pulp is as close as you’ve ever come to milling lumber, or even if you just love Nick Offerman’s brand of bucolic yet worldly wisdom, illuminating, and entertaining information.

Good Clean Fun: Misadventures in Sawdust at Offerman Woodshop #ad - This book takes readers behind the scenes of the woodshop, both inspiring and teaching them to make their own projects and besotting them with the infectious spirit behind the shop and its complement of dusty wood-elves. In these pages you will find a variety of projects for every skill level, what’s more, easy-to-follow instructions by the OWS woodworkers themselves; and, with personal, this tutelage is augmented by mouth-watering color photos Nick calls it "wood porn".

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The Upside of Unrequited

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Balzer + Bray #ad - Meanwhile, molly's totally not dying of loneliness—except for the part where she is. Luckily, cassie's new girlfriend comes with a cute hipster-boy sidekick. So she’s careful. From the award-winning author of Simon vs. Then a cute new girl enters cassie’s orbit, and for the first time ever, Molly’s cynical twin is a lovesick mess.

Fat girls always have to be careful. I can’t stop hugging this book. Stephanie perkins, new york times bestselling author of Anna and the French Kiss"I have such a crush on this book! Not only is this one a must read, but it's a must re-read. Julie murphy, new york times bestselling author of Dumplin’Seventeen-year-old Molly Peskin-Suso knows all about unrequited love.

Heart-fluttering, honest, and hilarious. No matter how many times her twin sister, tells her to woman up, Cassie, Molly can’t stomach the idea of rejection. The homo sapiens agenda comes a funny, authentic novel about sisterhood, love, and identity. If molly can win him over, she'll get her first kiss and she'll get her twin back.

The Upside of Unrequited #ad - There's only one problem: Molly's coworker, Reid. Right?plus don't miss yes no maybe so,  becky Albertalli's and Aisha Saeed's heartwarming and hilarious new novel, coming in 2020! . He's a chubby tolkien superfan with a season pass to the Ren Faire, and there's absolutely no way Molly could fall for him.

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The Montessori Method Illustrated

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#ad - The Montessori Method Illustrated #ad - The montessori method: scientific pedagogy as applied to child education in "the children's HOUSES"Includes illustrations and a linked table of contents for easy navigation.

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