The Selfie Vote: Where Millennials Are Leading America (And How Republicans Can Keep Up)
by: Broadside Books
Product rating: 5.0 with 6 reviews
The GOP’s leading millennial pollster offers an eye-opening look at America’s shifting demographics and reveals how these changes will affect future elections.
The American electorate is undergoing a radical transformation. Cultural factors are reshaping how a new generation of voters considers issues. Demographic shifts are creating an increasingly diverse electorate, and technological advances are opening new avenues for voter contact and persuasion.
Kristen Soltis Anderson examines these hot-topic trends and how they are influencing the way youth, women, and minorities vote. Blending observations from focus groups, personal stories, and polling results, the Republican pollster offers key insights into the changing nature of American politics. The Selfie Vote introduces you to tech-savvy political consultants and shows you how these hip young pollsters and consultants are using data mining and social media to transform electoral politics—including tracking your purchasing history. Make some purchases at a high-end culinary store? Crave sushi? Your choices outside the ballot box can reveal how you might vote. And anyone interested in the future of politics should know where these cultural trends are heading.
Data-driven yet highly readable, The Selfie Vote busts established myths about campaigns and elections while offering insights about what’s ahead—and what it could mean for American politics and governance.
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Keep Calm and Do the Snoopy Dance
by: Andrews McMeel Publishing
Product rating: 4.5 with 2 reviews
Oh, happy day! Make every day a happy one with this cheerful gift book combining Snoopy’s happy dance with joyful quotes on dancing and life.
Snoopy is the quintessential cartoon dog smile-bringer. From his bantering with Woodstock to his fantasy life, it’s no wonder that he’s the most popular Peanuts
cartoon character! And he’s never more endearing than when he’s expressing his ultimate joy of life by doing his happy dance (much to Lucy’s dismay!).
In the Keep Calm and Carry On
tradition of keeping a stiff upper lip, Keep Calm and Do the Snoopy Dance
urges you to maintain peace by celebrating the happiness of dance and being grateful for all the joys that there are in life.
More than 100 quotes and sayings are included in this charming gift book, highlighted with cartoons showing Snoopy in all his dancing splendor.
“To those of us with real understanding, dancing is the only pure art form!” — Snoopy
“I want women to be liberated and still be able to have a nice ass and shake it.” — Shirley MacLaine
“Will you, won’t you, will you, won’t you, will you join the dance?” — Lewis Carroll
“Everything in the universe has rhythm. Everything dances.” –Maya Angelou
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Take My Spouse, Please: How to Keep Your Marriage Happy, Healthy, and Thriving by Following the Rules of Comedy
Product rating: 5.0 with 2 reviews
This humorous take on marriage shows you how the true keys to marital bliss and success are—surprisingly—the same as the cardinal rules of comedy.
In love, as in comedy, timing is everything. One bad night doesn’t mean it’s time to quit. Have patience: great marriages, like a successful comedy career, take time. Turns out the cardinal rules of comedy have an uncanny resemblance to the “rules” of building a strong marriage. With humor and grace, Dani Klein Modisett shares a map for navigating your marriage through rough patches, bad jokes, and even nights when you bomb.
Take My Spouse, Please shows how thirteen tried-and-true rules of comedy, when applied to marriage, keep you and your spouse connected, enjoying each other, and getting through tough times. Along with anecdotes from well-known comedians, comedy writers, marriage counselors, and long-term spouses, Dani delivers the core premise: humor matters.
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Keep the Ghost
by: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Product rating: 4.5 with 32 reviews
Kayla is about to commit pseudocide. She’s met a couple of experts, and they’ve sold her on faking her death – wiping the slate clean, emerging a new person. But, she needs a witness. When Kayla begs, Sean gets roped in. I mean, nothing too serious: just lie about when he last saw her. Except, things fall apart in a hurry. The police don’t see an accident, they see murder – and Sean is their suspect. She’s vanished, and he’s facing prison. His only hope is to chase Kayla’s trail and reach out to the enigmatic strangers who make a life out of pretending to be dead. They call it enlightenment, but Sean calls it crazy. But at least they have a plan, even if the first step is to kill himself. Will Sean have the strength to take the plunge? And if he does, who will come out the other side?
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