A delightful collection of the wild, the weird, and the wonderful culled from the Wall Street Journa l's popular, and long-standing A-hed column. One of the Wall Street Journal 's most popular features for more than seventy years, the daily A-hed columnnamed for a headline that looked like a letter Ahas diverted readers from the more glum news of war, economic woe, natural disasters, and manmade malfeasance. Covering a wide range of lunacy and the unusual from across the nation and the world, the A-hed continues to enchant longtime readers. Now, the best A-hed stories from recent years have been bundled into this delightful collection. There are romantic tales, including the Japanese infidelity phone (it keeps trysts secret) and the story of wingmen and wingwomen who escort wallflowers to nightspots and maneuver them into the arms of prospective catches. Lovers of dogs, cats, and fish will learn how a Marine Corps bulldog got promoted to sergeant, how a grumpy cat acquired a Hollywood agent, and will be left wondering if a 63-pound carp named Benson died naturally in England or was the victim of foul play. From pantyhose (or mantyhose) for men to a campaign to recruit youthful nudists, a hairdo archeologist to five escaped wallabies and hippies smoking catnip, these stories will make readers laugh and keep them entertained.
THEY TAUGHT HIM TO KILL. NOW THEY WANT HIM DEAD. 'One of the best new series characters since Jack Reacher' Lisa Gardner * It's been five years since Carter Blake parted ways with top-secret government operation Winterlong. They brokered a deal at the time: he'd keep quiet about what they were doing, and in return he'd be left alone. But news that one of Blake's old allies, a man who agreed the same deal, is dead means only one thing - something has changed and Winterlong is coming for him. Emma Faraday, newly appointed head of the secret unit, is determined to tie up loose ends. And Blake is a very loose end. He's been evading them for years, but finally they've picked up his trace. Blake may be the best there is at tracking down people who don't want to be found, but Winterlong taught him everything he knows. If there's anyone who can find him - and kill him - it's them. It's time for Carter Blake to up his game. * Hi gh-stakes action, blistering tension and a deadly game of cat and mouse, THE TIME TO KILL is the must-read new thriller from Mason Cross: 'Terrific stuff!' Ian Rankin 'Mason Cross is a thriller writer for the future who produces the kind of fast-paced, high octane thrillers that I love to read.' Simon Kernick 'So pacy I'm exhausted! Definitely one to read if you like your thrillers thrilling.' Emma Kavanagh 'One of the most interesting 'loner' heroes to have arrived in recent years . . . Told with pace and vigour by a writer who seems to have a natural aptitude for thrillers, it is not to be missed.' Daily Mail 'My kind of book.' Lee Child * If you like Lee Child's Jack Reacher, you will LOVE the race-against-time Carter Blake series: 1. The Killing Season 2. The Samaritan 3. The Time To Kill 4. Don't Look for Me 5. Presumed Dead * Each Carter Blake thriller can be read as a standalone or in series order *
This attractive box includes The Beauty Buyble book and dozens of amazing product samples you won't be able to wait to get your hands on! Indulge yourself--and find out what products work best for your hair, skin, and face! Going to the cosmetic counter can be one of the most abusive experiences in a woman's daily routing. Where else do you pay for the privilege of being told, You need a new look? The salesperson, who has no clue about what's right for you, sells you $150 worth of makeup and skin care products you may not need or that may irritate your skin. How do you know which mascara truly lengthens, curls, or offers the blackest black? Which lipstick really does stay on all day without drying your lips? The Beauty Buyble is a one-step reference to the year's best beauty buys and products. It takes out the guesswork, making it easier for you to find the best hair care, makeup, skin care, and beauty tools available on the market. This helpful, accessible book lists product in the low-, middle-, and high-end price range so you can find the item that's right for you and that will truly enhance your beauty. The clean, concise format helps you find just what you need -- and the authors offer advice from celebrity hair stylists, makeup artists, and real women to help you get the best out of your beauty purchases! Includes tips and secrets from the top names in beauty! Sally Hershberger, celebrity stylist and spokesperson for John Frieda Oscar Blandi, celebrity stylist Rebecca Restrepo, New York-based makeup artist Mark Garrison, celebrity stylist Katherine Hickland, owner and founder of Cat Cosmetics Orlando Pita, celebrity stylist Lorri Goddard-Clark, celebrity colorist Dr. Dennis Gross, dermatologist in New York City Carla Kay, Cloutier celebrity manicurist
With a hugely popular following on Facebook, On the Prowl has developed a regular daily following of more than 100,000 cat lovers from around the world. In On the Prowl the best of Rupert Fawcett's brilliantly observed, touchingly true cartoons come together in book form for the first time. Featuring the secret thoughts and conversations of cats of every size, shape and breed, this gorgeous book is a celebration of our favourite feline friends.