February 13, 2017

First Lines Literature Coffee Mug – The Greatest Opening Lines Of Literature, From Anna Karenina to Slaughterhouse Five – Comes in a Fun Gift Box – by The Unemployed Philosophers Guild


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Brought to You by The Unemployed Philosophers Guild

The origins of the Unemployed Philosophers Guild are shrouded in mystery. Some accounts trace the Guild's birth to Athens in the latter half of the 4th century BCE. Allegedly, several lesser philosophers grew weary of the endless Socratic dialogue endemic in their trade and turned to crafting household implements and playthings. (Hence the assertions that Socrates quaffed his hemlock poison from a Guild-designed chalice, though vigorous debate surrounds the question of whether it was a "disappearing" chalice.)

Others argue that the UPG dates from the High Middle Ages, when the Philosophers Guild entered the world of commerce by selling bawdy pamphlets to pilgrims facing long lines for the restroom. Business boomed until 1211 when Pope Innocent III condemned the publications. Not surprisingly, this led to increased sales, even as half our membership was burned at the stake.

More recently, revisionist historians have pinpointed the birth of the Guild to the time it was still cool to live in New York City's Lower East Side. Two brothers turned their inner creativity and love of paying rent towards fulfilling the people's needs for finger puppets, warm slippers, coffee cups, and cracking up at stuff.


Featuring 24 opening lines of some of the greatest works of literature.
12 oz. mug. Dishwasher and microwave safe.
From the Unemployed Philosophers Guild. Don't worry. We are employed, just not as philosophers. We're a small, Brooklyn based company specializing in gifts for the sophisticated gift giver. For whatever you need, we have presents of mind.
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February 13, 2017

Eyes of the Hammer (The Green Berets) (Volume 1)


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Eyes of the Hammer by NY Times Bestselling Author, former Green Beret and West Point Graduate, Bob Mayer, is “Exciting and authentic! Author Mayer, a Green Beret himself, gave me a vivid look at the world of the Army’s Special Forces. His portrayal of Green Beret operations and techniques takes you deep into the world of Special Operations.” W.E.B. Griffin.

A US Special Forces team lead by Green Beret Dave Riley is on a top secret mission to take down drug traffickers in Colombia, but while doing so they are faced with betrayal by their own government.

The team is carrying sterilized weapons and unmarked uniforms and the operation is “off the books.”

Of course, nothing is as it seems, especially once the CIA gets involved. Throw in an Israeli mercenary and betrayal, Dave Riley and his team soon find themselves wondering what the real mission is and will they become collateral damage from all the double-dealing going on back in Washington.

Eyes of the Hammer is the first book in the bestselling Green Beret Series written by a man who has “been there, done that.”

The Green Beret Series:

Eyes of the Hammer Dragon Sim-13 Cut Out Synbat Eternity Base Z And Introducing Horace Chase: Chasing the Ghost Chasing the Lost Chasing the SonUsed Book in Good Condition
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February 13, 2017

Spilled Milk: Based on a true story


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"Randis later would testify at a criminal trial against her father,who was sentenced to prison for his crimes. He was sentenced to up to 16 years in 2004. Her painful -- and ultimately triumphant -- story isrecounted in Randis' first novel, "Spilled Milk." - Brown, Stacy. Interview with the Pocono Record Newspaper

"Spilled Milk is a story about resilience. The strength of the human mind and will power to live a better life." - The Weekly Sparkle

"Beautifully written, hauntingly real, Spilled Milk is a must read for any young adult today." - F.P Lione, Author

Brooke Nolan is a battered child who makes an anonymous phone call about the escalating brutality in her home.

When social services jeopardize her safety condemning her to keepher father's secret, it's a glass of spilled milk at the dinner tablethat forces her to speak about the cruelty she's been hiding. In herpursuit for safety and justice Brooke battles a broken system thatpushes to keep her father in the home.

When jury members and a love interest congregate to inspire her tofight, she risks losing the support of family and comes to therealization that some people simply do not want to be saved.

Spilled Milk is a novel of shocking narrative, triumph and resiliency.


Check out bestselling author K.L. Randis's much-anticipatedPILLBILLIES series, now on sale, an intoxicating ride into the world ofaddiction and those who sustain it.
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February 13, 2017

Hygge

"Hygge: How to be Happy, Improve Health, and Eliminate Stress Through Cosy and Simple Living" by Jesse Robertson

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Hygge is an aspect of Danish culture which is based on simple, cosy living, being content and relieving stress. It is something which has been practiced in the country for generations and is now gaining international recognition for its benefits to health and general wellbeing. Now you can learn some of the secrets of Hygge by reading this concise and illuminating book of the subject. Hygge: How To Be Happy, Improve Health and Eliminate Stress Through Cosy and Simple Living, takes a look at the ideals of this practice and how you can implement them in your daily life. The book looks at Hygge and the rules which govern it, in many different forms, with chapters on:
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  • Getting the Hygge lifestyle
  • The dont's of Hygge
This incredible book really could change the way you live and the way you see the world for ever. Who wouldn’t want less stress in their lives? Who doesn’t want to be able to live comfortably and to be happy and content with what they possess? With Hygge, you can have all of these things and more. Get a copy of the fantastic book today. Hygge will change your life.

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