Bash, Alex: The Imbible: Drinking Games for Times You’ll Never Remember With Friends You’ll Never Forget, St. Martin’s Press, 2008 – College senior Alex Bash has designed the ultimate party tool. Packed with 150 drinking games, this collection includes everything from the basics to television-themed games to games inspired on the web. World Rights sold. Debut Author
Baur, John; Summers, Mark: The Pirate Life: Unleashing Your Inner Buccaneer, Citadel, 2008 – John “Ol’ Chumbucket” Baur and Mark “Cap’n Slappy” Summers are back with more Pirattitude, this time focusing on bringing out your inner pirate in every day life. They explaining everything from pirate dating protocol to pirate business principals to pirate politics. World Rights sold.
Baur, John; Summers, Mark: Pirattitude: So You Wanna Be a Pirate? Here’s How!, New American Library, 2005 – Set sail for high-seas hijinks and nautical nonsense with those paragons of Pirattitude who invented the famous International Talk Like a Pirate Day. Whether readers are old hands at pirating or hopeless landlubbers, the Pirate Guys will have them pirate-savvy in no time. World Rights sold.
Cocks, Heather; Morgan, Jessica: Go Fug Yourself Presents The Fug Awards, Simon Spotlight Entertainment, 2008 – Fashion critiques of celebrity outfits from the authors of a popular web site.
Deck, Jeff; Herson, Benjamin: The Great Typo Hunt: Changing The World, One Punctuation Error at a Time, Harmony, 2010 – Two young men set off on a quest to right the wrongs of punctuation, and find more than they’d bargained for (the typos become a window into history, education, racism, and life), until they correct one error and fall onto the wrong side of the law. Debut Authors
Gallagher, Todd: Andy Roddick Beat Me with a Frying Pan: Taking the Field with Pro Athletes and Olympic Legends to Answer Sports Fans’ Burning Questions, Three Rivers Press, 2007 – To settle more than thirty of sports’ greatest (and most ridiculous) debates, Todd Gallagher has teamed up with coaches, general managers and athletes. But he doesn’t just ask questions. He puts these debates to the test. The results are hilarious and enlightening. World Rights sold. Debut Author
Hirshenson, Janet; Jenkins, Jane: A Star is Found: Our Adventures Casting Some of Hollywood’s Biggest Movies, Harcourt, 2006 & 2007 – Two of the top casting directors in the business, who have cast everyone from the Harry Potter kids to the new James Bond, offer an insider’s tour of their crucial craft—spotting stars in the making.
Mell, Eila: Fashion Week, Running Press, Spring 2011 – For seventeen years, New York Fashion Week took place under the tents of Bryant Park. This all-access pass inside the tents includes never-before-seen photos and stories from the runways, parties, and backstage. Each chapter includes the fashion, designer, model, beauty, and event highlights that marked each season since 1994.
Petrucelli, Alan: Morbid Curiosity: The Disturbing Demises of the Famous and Infamous, Perigee, October 2009 – The strange, startling and utterly fascinating stories behind the world’s most notorious celebrity deaths. From JFK to Marilyn Monroe, from Heath Ledger to Anna Nicole Smith, the deaths of the rich and famous spark endless speculation and tabloid fodder. Their lives—and deaths—are grave matters. Noted journalist and dead-celeb expert Alan W. Petrucelli unearths the most disturbing, unexpected, occasionally humorous, and often outright appalling details of the final moments of the rich and powerful.
Wierenga, Lucinda “Sandy Feet”: Sandcastles Made Simple, Stewart Tabori & Chang, 2005 – Lucinda “sandy feet” Wierenga, explains the art of making dream sand-castles. From handstacking towers, to walls and arches, this book delves deep into this amazing artform. Many of the techniques are geared for older kids and but there are also tips for the tiniest of hands.Debut Author