From former SNL "Weekend Update" host and legendary stand-up Colin Quinn comes a controversial and laugh-out-loud investigation into cultural and ethnic stereotypes.Colin Quinn has noticed a trend during his decades on the road-that Americans' increasing political correctness and sensitivity have forced us to tiptoe around the subjects of race and ethnicity altogether. Colin wants to know: What are we all so afraid of? Every ethnic group has differences, everyone brings something different to the table, and this diversity should be celebrated, not denied. So why has acknowledging these cultural differences become so taboo? In THE COLORING BOOK, Colin, a native New Yorker, tackles this issue head-on while taking us on a trip through the insane melting pot of 1970s Brooklyn, the many, many dive bars of 1980s Manhattan, the comedy scene of the 1990s, and post-9/11 America. He mixes his incredibly candid and hilarious personal experiences with no-holds-barred observations to definitively decide, at least in his own mind, which stereotypes are funny, which stereotypes are based on truths, which have become totally distorted over time, and which are actually offensive to each group, and why. As it pokes holes in the tapestry of fear that has overtaken discussions about race, THE COLORING BOOK serves as an antidote to our paralysis when it comes to laughing at ourselves . . . and others.
Published by: Grand Central Publishing | Publication date: 06/09/2015Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 226 pages
Coloring Stress and Depression Away with Adult Coloring Books: How to Color Adult Coloring Books Like a Maestro to Overcome Depression, Anxiety, and Stress
Like a lot of people, I grew up stressed and depressed, barely hanging on to my sanity as I entered the working world. And I heard all the same clichés about how to unwind and enjoy life from “well meaning” people. Be grateful. Be kind. Be mindful. But I'd grown up with a cellphone, and anytime I wasn't doing SOMETHING, I felt like I was wasting time. Coloring books were a massive help. I learned that mindfulness and meditation wasn't about staring quietly into space for 15 minutes and trying not to fidget. It was about getting a clear head and living in the now. The only problem is that I was walking around the college campus with a coloring book – which was NOT helping my popularity.But years later, everybody's learning what I learned back then… if I could clear my mind with a coloring book, I could do it outdoors, I could do it while surfing, I could do it with my family… You know, unless the kids are being REALLY loud that day.Coloring books, as inexpensive as they are, were the number one tool for giving me peace of mind in my life.And as I get a little older, I find myself going back to them over and over.Can I tell you a few things you might not know about coloring?
- You can color practically anything. Contrary to popular believe, you don't have to spend the day coloring in flowers and swirls and flowers and swirls and MORE flowers and MORE swirls. There's tons of variety from pop culture to modern art to sci-fi to amazing landscapes – anything you can imagine.
- You can get REALLY GOOD at this. Nobody wants to make the kind of stuff they made in grade school. I'll show you how to use simple texture and detail to make cool, eyepopping work.
- You can learn about art. I wan't really an artistic person, but the more I colored, the more I learned about layering, countour hatching, blending, the more I understood how art worked and could tell "good" stuff from bad stuff.
- It just feels good. Inside, you're going to learn how therapeutic this is – a tool to push away negativity, stress, and anxiety.
Publication date: 05/12/2018Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 120 pages
'I love Beth Good's quirky style!' - bestselling author, Katie FfordeFour twenty-somethings in a Cornish seaside town are in the worst muddle of their lives. Can joining a local Colouring Book Club change their fortunes and colour them happy again? Or have they strayed too far outside the lines?A perfect feel-good romantic novel set in gorgeous sunny Cornwall! Also available in paperback.A full-length romance from Beth Good, author of the popular ODDEST LITTLE SHOP romcom series and winner of a Kindle All-Stars Award for top indie sales. Beth Good also writes under other names, including bestselling thriller writer Jane Holland, and Victoria Lamb, winner of a RoNA for Romantic YA Novel of the Year 2013.
Published by: Thimblerig Books | Publication date: 10/18/2016Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 196 pages
The adult colouring book of Belgium: a relaxing adult colouring book journey through Belgium (Relaxartation 22)
A stunning collection of beautiful and evocative images from throughout Belgium. This book takes you on a journey through a country with a rich social and cultural history. A country with three official languages famous for chocolate and beer has to be worth exploring. Enjoy this fun and relaxing way to de-stress your mind as you create pictures that will amaze family and friends. Each image is accompanied by a selection of high-definition images to inspire your creativity, along with some interesting facts and trivia. As this is an e-book it allows you to print the colouring pages and colour images as many times as you like!
Published by: Sean Buckley | Publication date: 09/16/2016Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 196 pages
Denmark is often said to be the happiest country in the world. That's down to one thing: hygge.'Hygge has been translated as everything from the art of creating intimacy to cosiness of the soul to taking pleasure from the presence of soothing things. My personal favourite is cocoa by candlelight...'You know hygge when you feel it. It is when you are cuddled up on a sofa with a loved one, or sharing comfort food with your closest friends. It is those crisp blue mornings when the light through your window is just right.Who better than Meik Wiking to be your guide to all things hygge? Meik is CEO of the Happiness Research Institute in Copenhagen and has spent years studying the magic of Danish life. In this beautiful, inspiring book he will help you be more hygge: from picking the right lighting and planning a dinner party through to creating an emergency hygge kit and even how to dress.Meik Wiking is the CEO of the Happiness Research Institute in Copenhagen. He is committed to finding out what makes people happy and has concluded that hygge is the magic ingredient that makes Danes the happiest nation in the world.
Published by: Penguin Life | Publication date: 09/01/2016Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 203 pages
Not today, Satan.The cheeky, larger-than-life drag queen and outrageous comic - 'The Joan Rivers of the Drag World' (New York Times) - who isn't afraid to shock or offend brings her trademark acerbic wit and sharp commentary to the page in an uproarious illustrated collection of advice.When it comes to insult comics, Bianca Del Rio is in a class by herself. Fierce, funny, and fabulous - a would-be love child sired by John Waters and birthed by Joan Rivers - Bianca sandblasted her name in the annals of pop culture on RuPaul's Drag Race. Thanks to her snarky frankness, impeccable comedic timing, and politically incorrect humour, she became the show's breakout star, winning its sixth season.In Blame It On Bianca Del Rio, Bianca shares her opinions loudly and proudly, offering raucous, hilarious, no-holds-barred commentary on the everyday annoyances, big and small, that color her world, and make it a living, albeit amusing, hell for anyone who inhabits it. A collection of biting advice filled with vibrant photos from Bianca's twisted universe, Blame It On Bianca Del Rio will shock you and keep you laughing. But be warned: it is not for the faint of heart!
Published by: Virgin Digital | Publication date: 06/14/2018Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 272 pages
Educator, parent, and toddler approved—200+ fun, educational toddler activities to establish key learning skills at each developmental milestone.When you play with your toddler they learn essential skills that they don’t learn alone. That’s why former teacher turned stay-at-home mom, Angela Thayer, filled The Play & Learn Toddler Activities Book with more than 200 toddler activities specifically meant for you and your little one to play and learn together. With toddler activities that reinforce critical skills for each stage of learning, your toddler will learn to make connections, solve problems, and practice language skills while spending meaningful time with you.The Play & Learn Toddler Activities Book includes:
- An overview of toddler development to help you determine your child’s level of readiness for particular toddler activities
- Over 200 fun toddler activities for children ages 12 months to 3 years, divided by learning category and complete with materials lists, activity times, prep times, and messiness ratings
- Activity classification icons to quickly identify which type of learning is associated with each of the toddler activities
Published by: Rockridge Press | Publication date: 03/13/2018Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 282 pages
A revolutionary, yet simple guide to better health from the star of BBC1's Doctor in the House.In The Four Pillar Plan, Dr Rangan Chatterjee presents an easily accessible plan for taking control of your health and your life.Everyday health revolves around Dr Chatterjee's four pillars: relaxation, food, sleep and movement. By making small, achievable changes in each of these key areas you can create and maintain good health - and avoid illness.It's not about excelling at any one pillar - what matters is the balance across all the things you do, including:· an electronic 'sabbath' once a week· aiming for 12 hours every day without food· exposure to sunlight first thing each morningBased on cutting edge research and his own experiences as a doctor, this book contains fascinating case studies from real patients. Practical and potentially life-changing, The Four Pillar Plan is an inspiring and easy-to-follow guide to better health and happiness.
Published by: Penguin Life | Publication date: 12/28/2017Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 195 pages
Colorist's Special Effects - color interior: Step by step guides to making your adult coloring pages POP!
This book is bursting with approx. 60 STEP BY STEP guides/techniques to items commonly found Items commonly found in ADULT COLORING BOOKS... such as:Various gems, clouds, fairy wings, spotted mushrooms, skintone, eyes, waterdrops, gem bugs, flowers, hearts, dazzling mermaid scales, glinting crystals, glowing lanterns, soap bubbles, gold crown, chrome ePLEASE NOTE: This book is the KINDLE VERSION of the COLOR interior paperback.. therefore you cannot color on the pages themselves... However!!... PRACTICE PAGES for kindle customers to download and print are available... details are at the end of the kindle book.helenclaireart.co.uk
Published by: Helenclaireart | Publication date: 05/25/2017Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 86 pages
Adult Coloring: Your Complete Guide to Adult Coloring Benefits, Best Mediums, Tips and Techniques to Make the Most of Your Coloring Hobby
Love coloring? Your guide to the best coloring books, mediums, tips and techniques and so much more!Just to say ‘Thank you’ for checking out this book we would like to give you 10 FREE coloring pages! Go to freecoloringbooklet.com to grab your free booklet now! The world of coloring is not just for the kids anymore! Today, more adults than ever are escaping and taking their mind and imagination to a tranquil place that they create. This is what adult coloring books offer you. When you choose to use an adult coloring book as a form of relaxation and therapy you are being good to yourself, something that we should all be! It is an indulgent experience that is good for the mind, heart, and soul, while also friendly on the pocket book. And unlike many hobbies and interests that people pursue, you do not have to spend a lot of money to really enjoy this hobby. In Adult Coloring you will learn a lot about how to actually color those beautiful pictures that you have likely begun seeing. Plus, you will gain a greater understanding of the personal benefits of coloring, all the amazing ways that you can display your beautiful results, and know just what mediums will best work for you. It is all about exploration of your imagination and limits…and fun! Lots of fun. Today is your day to learn and to begin enjoying adult coloring.SCROLL UP AND CLICK ‘BUY’ TO ORDER YOUR COPY INSTANTLY
Published by: The Fruitful Mind | Publication date: 04/09/2016Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 40 pages