Language Lover's Puzzle Book
By George Bredehorn
The verdict on these word games will be unanimous: they¿re the best, most enjoyably challenging ever! Here¿s just a bit of what awaits you inside:Split decisions, give you a few letters that repeat in two words and then you fill in the blanks.The Ultimate Crossword features numbers in each box that stand for letters: figure out the connections and you¿re on your way to completing the puzzle.Go Two by Two: Only two different letters are needed to complete these miniature criss-cross puzzles.Words are playing hide and seek in Big Words a Hiding: The grid conceals five words that have ten letters or more. Start anywhere and search left, right, up, or down ¿ but not diagonally.
Lateral Logic Puzzles
By Erwin Brecher
Lateral Mindtrap Puzzles
Learn to look at fun puzzles in a new light!Defy the odds and match wits with evil geniuses!
The Law Of Total Tricks Flipper
By Ron Klinger
By Mick Wall
In 'The Ace of Spades', Motörhead's most famous song, Lemmy, the born-to-lose, live-to-win frontman of the band sang, 'I don't want to live forever'. Yet as he told his friend of 35 years, former PR and biographer Mick Wall, 'Actually, I want to go the day before forever. To avoid the rush...'. This is his strange but true story. Brutally frank, painfully funny, wincingly sad, and always beautifully told, LEMMY: THE DEFINITIVE BIOGRAPHY is the story of the only rock'n'roller never to sell his soul for silver and gold, while keeping the devil, as he put it, 'very close to my side'. From school days growing up in North Wales, to first finding fame in the mid-60s with the Rockin' Vicars; from being Jimi Hendrix's personal roadie ('I would score acid for him'), to leading Hawkwind to the top of the charts in 1972 with 'Silver Machine' ('I was fired for taking the wrong drugs'); from forming Motörhead ('I wanted to call the band Bastard but my manager wouldn't let me'), whose iconoclastic album NO SLEEP 'TIL HAMMERSMITH entered the UK charts at No. 1.Based on Mick's original interviews with Lemmy conducted over numerous years, along with the insights of those who knew him best - former band mates, friends, managers, fellow artists and record business insiders - this is an unputdownable story of one of Britain's greatest characters. As Lemmy once said of Wall, 'Mick Wall is one of the few rock writers in the world who can actually write and seems to know anything about rock music. I can and do talk to him for hours - poor bastard.' With the hard part of his journey now over, Lemmy is set to become a legend. LEMMY: THE DEFINITIVE BIOGRAPHY explains exactly how that came to be.
Like a Bat Out of Hell
By Mick Wall
'A passionate, pacey tome you should do anything for a copy of' - Kerrang! ****"I never wanted to be a big star. I just wanted to be the biggest at what I do! Powerful, unstoppable, heavy - when that word still meant something good!" - Meat Loaf, as told to Mick Wall Everything in the story of Meat Loaf is big. From the place he was born (Texas); to the family he was born into (his father weighed 22 stone, his uncle weighed over 40 stone, while Meat Loaf himself weighed 17 stone before he was even in his teens); to the sound he made (a colossal collision between Richard Wagner, Phil Spector and Bruce Springsteen); and of course the records he sold - nearly 50 million in Britain and America alone. Now, on the eve of the 40th anniversary of Bat Out of Hell, the album that gave rise to Meat Loaf's astonishing career, and the premiere of Bat Out Of Hell: The Musical, Mick Wall, who has interviewed Meat Loaf on numerous occasions throughout his career, pulls back the curtains to reveal the soft-hearted soul behind the larger-than-life character he created for himself. From a tumultuous childhood with an alcoholic father to the relentless abusive bullying he endured, nobody could have predicted Meat Loaf's meteoric rise to fame. But when the messianic rock opera Bat Out of Hell was released in 1977, it became one of the biggest albums of all time, selling over 45 million copies worldwide to date. Its release marked the start of a rollercoaster ride of incredible highs and seemingly career-ending lows. By the 80s, Meat Loaf was battling with drug and alcohol addiction and escalating money problems that would eventually lead to a nervous breakdown. But just when it seemed like it was all over, the astonishing success of Bat Out of Hell II and the mega-hit 'I'd Do Anything For Love (But I Won't Do That)' marked an extraordinary new wave of success. Now, Mick Wall will bring this extraordinary story up to date, drawing on the hours he spent with Meat Loaf, both in interviews and on tour, as well as offering up a unique insight from those who have known him best.
Little Giant Encyclopedia Of Logic Puzzles
By Norman D. Willis
A fun, challenging puzzle book which does not rely on previous knowledge memory, wordplay or deception.Nine different types of logic puzzles, which have been separated into sections, and vary in difficulty.
Little Giant Encyclopedia of Checker Puzzles
By Robert Pike
Universally popular, the ¿mind sport¿ of checkers is one of the world¿s oldest board games, and one of the most elegantly structured. Although children can readily understand its most basic rules, on a higher level checkers can demand great depth of strategic thought. Each is winningly solvable in no more than six and a half moves, and often less by the player who moves first. In numerous problems, the winner even seems at a serious disadvantage from the start. Quite a few of the solutions list alternative patterns of play that depend on the moves chosen by the player destined to lose.
Little Giant Encyclopedia Of IQ Tests
By Philip J Carter, Kenneth A. Russell
25 brain-stumping IQ quizzes featuring wordplay, diagrams, numerical challenges and moreQuestions are deliberately challenging and entertainingAssess your performance by allowing yourself 90 minutes per test
Little Giant Encyclopedia Of Mensa Mind Teasers
Challenge yourself with crosswords crypto-quotes, picture puzzles, wordplay, brainteasers, brain bogglers, brain benders, brain bafflers, and much more! You¿ll need to focus, ponder, sharpen your wits, and think outside the box to tackle these tricky conundrums. There are mathematical mysteries, questionable quotations, enjoyable enigmas, and plenty of other perplexing puzzles. Hints and all the answers are included. Think you¿re up to this little giant collection?
Logical Bridge Play
By Hugh Kelsey
As Hugh Kelsey says in his introduction, the brilliant card player achieves his results with a combination of logic and flair. And although many people may think flair plays a disproportionate part, the expert player, in fact, produces his sometimes unbelievable results almost entirely by the application of logic. LOGICAL BRIDGE PLAY teaches you just how to apply logic to your card play in making the correct inferences and deductions, and in assessing the timing - the opportunity to become a master player is yours for the taking.
The Lost Gardens Of Heligan
By Tim Smit
The glorious No.1 bestsellerUntil the First World War, the estate gardens at Heligan were one of the glories of Cornwall. Thereafter, through growing neglect, they slipped gradually to sleep. This is the amazing story of their rediscovery and restoration, or the Victorian vision and ingenuity which first created that subtropical paradise, and of the modern obsession and improvisation which recreated it.