This Is as Big as It Gets


  • Author: Michael R. Whitcomb
  • Release Date : 2016-07-29
  • Genre: Fiction & Literature
  • File Size: 287873 Bytes


This book is fiction and could fill several niches in the marketplace. Reluctant readers, those learning English as a second language, trivia buffs, and fans of Beatles spring to mind. This Is as Big as It Gets tells the story of two boys who meet and pair up with two girls. The four of them then banter as they try to put the world to rights while coping with stepparents, sexism, abused parents, sick parents, a plague of rats, death, suicide, and a terrorist attackbut not necessarily in that order. Interspersed with these dramas is an offbeat modern fairy tale told by one of the boys; it is so well received that he decides to write a book. His friends try to help him with ideas, and they get sidetracked by idioms, song lyrics, jokes, palindromes, a...

So Much To Tell


  • Author: Valerie Grove
  • Release Date : 2010-05-06
  • Genre: Biographies & Memoirs
  • File Size: 5090460 Bytes


Kaye Webb, a journalist with no publishing experience, burst into the world of children's books in 1961 and changed the face of children's publishing forever. Her child-like enthusiasm and shrewd business mind led her to become Puffin's most successful editor and the genius behind the Puffin Club, which opened up the exciting world of authors and books to children across Britain. But whilst Kaye's professional life had worked out beautifully, her private life had been the reverse. Kaye had two husbands before her marriage to the artist Ronald Searle, and the torment of his sudden and shocking departure never left her.Yet to the outside world Kaye Webb remained passionate and unstoppable. This is the unknown story of the woman who brought the joy of b...

It Gets Worse
Score: 5
From 8 Ratings

It Gets Worse


  • Author : Shane Dawson
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2016-07-19
  • Genre: Humor
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781501132858


It Gets Worse Book Description :

THE INSTANT #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER New York Times bestselling author Shane Dawson returns with another highly entertaining and uproariously funny essay collection, chronicling a mix of real life moments both extraordinary and mortifying, yet always full of heart. Shane Dawson shared some of his best and worst experiences in I Hate Myselfie, the critically acclaimed book that secured his place as a gifted humorist and keen observer of millennial culture. Fans felt as though they knew him after devouring the New York Times, Publishers Weekly, Los Angeles Times, and Wall Street Journal bestseller. They were right… almost. In this new collection of original personal essays, Shane goes even deeper, sharing never-before-revealed stories from his li...

Don t Worry  It Gets Worse
Score: 3
From 10 Ratings

Don t Worry It Gets Worse


  • Author : Alida Nugent
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2013-05-07
  • Genre: Humor
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781101613825


Don t Worry It Gets Worse Book Description :

Alida Nugent graduated college with a degree in one hand and a drink in the other, eager to trade in parties and all-nighters for “the real world.” But post-grad wasn’t the glam life she imagined. Soon buried under a pile of bills, laundry, and three-dollar bottles of wine, it quickly became clear that she had no idea what she was doing. But hey, what twentysomething does? In Don’t Worry, It Gets Worse, Nugent shares what it takes to make the awkward leap from undergrad to “mature and responsible adult that definitely never eats peanut butter straight from the jar and considers it a meal.” From trying to find an apartment on the black hole otherwise known as Craigslist to the creative maneuvering needed to pay off student loans and still ...

Wait  It Gets Worse
Score: 5
From 1 Ratings

Wait It Gets Worse


  • Author : Lydia Slaby
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 2019-03-19
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 1633310280


Wait It Gets Worse Book Description :

Lydia Slaby was 33 years old and had everything she believed would make her happy: three fancy private school degrees, a successful husband who was in the inner circles of Barack Obama's presidential campaign, a high-paying job as an attorney--even an enviable yoga practice. But under the surface Lydia's life was in free fall. Her new marriage was one argument after another, she had a job she never wanted, and for some reason she had begun to rapidly lose weight, eventually turning a strange shade of yellowish-green. When she made a doctor's appointment to talk about the toll of extreme stress, she was instead admitted with a diagnosis of lymphoma. As a cancer survivor, Lydia tries to piece back together her marriage, her career, and her own worth. I...

It Gets Worse

It Gets Worse


  • Author : NICHOLAS. LEZARD
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 2019-08-15
  • Genre:
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 1784632104


It Gets Worse Book Description :

It Gets Worse is the second instalment of Nicholas Lezard's rueful, dissolute life. Beginning where his first volume, Bitter Experience Has Taught Me, ended, Nick's fortunes have not improved. At home in the Hovel, his bachelor existence makes a further descent into chaos, yet the misadventures are faced with sardonic wit, pathos and something like dissident wisdom....

I Hate Myselfie
Score: 4.5
From 8 Ratings

I Hate Myselfie


  • Author : Shane Dawson
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2015-03-10
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781476791548


I Hate Myselfie Book Description :

A collection of 20 original, unstinting essays by the young YouTube vlogger and creator of Not Cool shares intimate insights into his personal life, highlighting moments from his childhood, his rise on YouTube and his experiences as a filmmaker. Original....

No More Poems
Score: 2.5
From 6 Ratings

No More Poems


  • Author : Rhett Miller
  • Publisher : Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
  • Release Date : 2019-03-05
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780316416498


No More Poems Book Description :

Acclaimed singer-songwriter Rhett Miller teams up with Caldecott Medalist and bestselling artist Dan Santat in a riotous collection of irreverent poems for modern families. In the tradition of Shel Silverstein, these poems bring a fresh new twist to the classic dilemmas of childhood as well as a perceptive eye to the foibles of modern family life. Full of clever wordplay and bright visual gags--and toilet humor to spare--these twenty-three rhyming poems make for an ideal read-aloud experience. Taking on the subjects of a bullying baseball coach and annoying little brothers with equally sly humor, renowned lyricist Rhett Miller's clever verses will have the whole family cackling....

The Terrible Two
Score: 4
From 15 Ratings

The Terrible Two


  • Author : Mac Barnett
  • Publisher : Abrams
  • Release Date : 2015-01-13
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781613127636


The Terrible Two Book Description :

Miles Murphy is not happy to be moving to Yawnee Valley, a sleepy town that’s famous for one thing and one thing only: cows. In his old school, everyone knew him as the town’s best prankster, but Miles quickly discovers that Yawnee Valley already has a prankster, and a great one. If Miles is going to take the title from this mystery kid, he is going to have to raise his game. It’s prankster against prankster in an epic war of trickery, until the two finally decide to join forces and pull off the biggest prank ever seen: a prank so huge that it would make the members of the International Order of Disorder proud. In The Terrible Two, bestselling authors and friends Mac Barnett and Jory John have created a series that has its roots in classic midd...

Why Things Are Going to Get Worse   And Why We Should Be Glad

Why Things Are Going to Get Worse And Why We Should Be Glad


  • Author : Michael Roscoe
  • Publisher : New Internationalist
  • Release Date : 2014-12-15
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781780261775


Why Things Are Going to Get Worse And Why We Should Be Glad Book Description :

The good times have gone forever and we must now adjust to a new reality of job creation and degrowth....

For Better and Worse
Score: 4
From 13 Ratings

For Better and Worse


  • Author : Margot Hunt
  • Publisher : MIRA
  • Release Date : 2018-12-11
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781488088544


For Better and Worse Book Description :

On their first date back in law school, Natalie and Will Clarke bonded over drinks, dinner and whether they could get away with murder. Now married, they’ll put the latter to the test when an unchecked danger in their community places their son in jeopardy. Working as a criminal defense attorney, Nat refuses to rely on the broken legal system to keep her family safe. She knows that if you want justice…you have to get it yourself. Shocked to discover Nat’s taken matters into her own hands, Will has no choice but to dirty his, also. His family is in way too deep to back down now. He’s just not sure he recognizes the woman he married. Nat’s always been fiercely protective, but never this ruthless or calculating. With the police poking holes in...