Posted October 17, 2017
Dictionary Day celebrates the birthday of American lexicographer Noah Webster, who was born on October 16, 1758.
February 24, 2017
Check out some of Bookmasters’ publishers’ releases for February 2017:
The Origins of ISIS by Simon Mabon and Stephen Royle
Considered to be the first scholarly examination of how ISIS was formed, Simon Mabon and Stephen Royle provide the reader with a comprehensive overview of the roots, tactics, and ideology of ISIS, exploring the interactions of the various participants involved in the formative stages of the group. Includes previously unpublished sources.
Unmasked by Laurence Cockcroft and Anne-Christine Wegener
How corrupt is the West? Europe and North America's formal self-perception is one of high standards in public life. And yet, corruption is receiving ever greater attention in the European, American, and Canadian press, with high-profile cases affecting both the corporate and political worlds. Are Europe and the U.S. genuinely serious about fighting corruption, and if so, what measures will be taken to roll it back?
The Lancashire Witches by Philip C. Almond
The arraignment of the Lancashire witches in the assizes of Lancaster during 1612 is England's most notorious witch-trial. In this remarkable and authoritative treatment, published to coincide with the 400th anniversary of the case of the Lancashire witches, Philip C. Almond evokes all the fear, drama, and paranoia of those volatile times.
Madison Avenue Manslaughter, Second Edition by Michael Farmer
Madison Avenue Manslaughter outlines the hows and whys of steadily declining fees, increased workloads, diminishing industry morale, kickback scandals, and opacity characterizing relationships among advertisers, holding companies, media buying companies, and creative ad agencies. It has been called "required reading for everyone who works in advertising — marketers and agencies alike."
Microsoft Word Made Easy (2017 edition) by Rob Hawkins
Everyone, at home or in almost any job, needs to know how to use the fundamental modern tool that is Microsoft Word, so this timely new book provides information on all the basic capabilities and gives guidance on some of the more advanced techniques. This 2017 edition is updated to include Word 2016.
Yoga for Leaders by Stefan Hyttfors
A tsunami of new technology will mean industries, companies, and individuals will experience change at a rate and scale never seen before in human history. In this book, a leading futurist provides a unique perspective for understanding and managing such change. Hyttfors draws from the idea of yogic philosophy and the concept of mind mastery to help managers address the future of disruptive change.
Healing Herbs of Paradise by Dr. Al Sears, MD, CNS
In Healing Herbs of Paradise, Dr. Sears explains in detail the healing benefits and properties of Bali's tropical plants, fruits, and herbs. This beautiful coffee table book is full of striking photography and previously unknown knowledge about the curative and anti-aging qualities found in the exotic herbs and plants of Bali. A must-read book for those serious about health and wellness.
Remembering What Matters by Suzy LaForge
The Amazing Place serves more than 3,000 individuals each year through its dementia day program, caregiver support programs, and community education. This book tells lessons of grace and inspiration that can help you, whether your life has been touched by dementia or not, to remember what truly matters.
Struggle Well, Live Well by Dr. Kevin Gilliland
Licensed clinical psychologist Kevin Gilliland shares motivational life lessons learned and observed from more than 20 years of experience helping clients and their families.
The Book That Gets Better with Age by Tim Love
An engaging collection of aphorisms and stories about the things that can get better with age, this book offers an insightful and at times humorous look through the looking glass of aging.
A Dictionary of the Bible by William Smith
Sir William Smith’s A Dictionary of the Bible provides a truly comprehensive companion to the Bible. Its 5,000 entries and more than 3,000 pages offer detailed authoritative accounts of the people, places, cities, customs, plants, and animals in the Bible and of the books that make up the Old Testament, the New Testament, and the Apocrypha. For serious scholars.
Let’s be friends! By Christine Burger
The latest book in the series by Christine Burger, founder of luxury skincare line Noodle & Boo, Let's be friends! teaches young children how to make friends and how to be a good friend. Prosocial friendship skills help children keep friends by being kind, sharing, and including others in their friendship circles.
Whizz Kidz Crosswords by Arcturus Publishing
This book is jam-packed with super-cool crosswords, ranging from easy to advanced, and will provide hours of fun for puzzle whizzes ages 7 and up.
Whizz Kidz Sudoku by Arcturus Publishing
Jam-packed with number puzzles to complete, you'll be a Sudoku whizz in no time. Perfect for puzzlers ages 7 and up.
Whizz Kidz Wordsearch by Arcturus Publishing
Jam-packed with fun wordsearches to complete, this book will keep puzzle whizzes ages 7 and up entertained for hours.