Pointless Book #3

Author: Alfie Deyes

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1681883619

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 192

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To the delight of his thriving fan base, YouTuber Alfie Deyes extends all the fun of the Pointless Blog to his third interactive activity book! Featuring never-before-seen content, fan contributions, the exclusive Pointless Book app, and more, Pointless Book #3 is the most engaging book in the series. For the first time in the Pointless series, fans were given an opportunity to directly contribute to the process by designing pages, writing pages, and helping to select the cover. Pointless Book #3 is fully illustrated and packed with a host of games, activities, and pranks. All the great content is accompanied by the Pointless Book app that chronicles Alfie completing the same challenges and includes never-before-seen content. You don’t miss this exciting and unique addition to the Pointless Book series!

The Scrapbook of My Life

Author: Alfie Deyes

Publisher: Bonnier Publishing Ltd.

ISBN: 1910536938

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 184

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Hey guys, I'm Alfie and welcome to The Scrapbook of My Life! Inside this book you'll read all about the day I was born and what it was like growing up with my family in Brighton. Read stories from my childhood and teen years, right up until present day, and, of course, all about how my crazy YouTube journey began and my thoughts on what the future holds. I've had some amazing adventures and met some awesome people along the way, and like everything I do I wanted to share it all with you. The Scrapbook of My Life also includes a free app with exclusive digital content.

The 100 Most Pointless Things in the World

A Pointless Book Written by the Presenters of the Hit BBC 1 TV Show

Author: Alexander Armstrong,Richard Osman

Publisher: Coronet

ISBN: 1444762060

Category: Humor

Page: 320

View: 3171

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The world is full of pointless things. From rail replacement bus services to chip forks. From war to windchimes. From people who put cushions on beds to people who read the bit they write about the book on amazon. Look around you right now. Just about the only thing that isn't pointless is you. You look amazing. Join Alexander Armstrong and Richard Osman, the hosts of BBC1 quiz show Pointless as they take you on a journey through The 100 Most Pointless Things in the World. Filled with play-along quiz questions and unlikely facts, their hilarious collection of musings on some of the most pointless things found in everyday modern life is the perfect blend of the obscure, the fascinating and the downright silly.

The Very Pointless Quiz Book

Author: Alexander Armstrong,Richard Osman

Publisher: Coronet

ISBN: 144478272X

Category: Games & Activities

Page: 336

View: 7631

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Let hosts Alexander Armstrong and Richard Osman guide you through the quiz rounds with their trademark warmth and humour and battle it out against your friends and family for Pointless glory. Perfect for playing along alone or with family and friends, The Very Pointless Quiz Book will test your knowledge and tease your brains. So how good are you at Pointless? Really? Do you think you've got enough in-depth knowledge of Regional Railways, African Countries With No Coastline and Types of Lettuce to carry off the coveted Pointless trophy? Well let's see shall we? Here's your chance to step up to the podium (metaphorically speaking of course, chances are you'll be sitting somewhere very comfortably with either a mug of tea or a roll of Andrex within easy reach) put that knowledge to the test, and see just how far you can go in a genuine four-round Pointless ordeal. Right, if everyone's ready, let's play Pointless...

The 100 Most Pointless Arguments in the World

Author: Alexander Armstrong,Richard Osman

Publisher: Coronet

ISBN: 1444762095

Category: Humor

Page: 352

View: 4401

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We've all had them, those pointless arguments that are seemingly impossible to solve. We've been round in circles trying to work out what came first, the chicken or the egg? Don't get us started on the debate of what we are all here for? And you're bound to have had sleepless nights pondering which ingredient you simply can't do without in a full English Breakfast - sausage or bacon. Well worry no more, here to help you solve some of life's biggest - and most pointless - conundrums are Alexander Armstrong and Richard Osman. So, does God exist? and what is the most pointless sport - ballet or darts? With a witty and intelligent collection of stand-up pieces, quizzes, cryptic brainteasers and pointless facts, Alexander Armstrong and his pointless friend Richard Osman will put the world to rights and finally answer the 100 Most Pointless Arguments in the World....Ever.

Pointless History of the World

Author: Richard Osman,Alexander Armstrong

Publisher: Coronet

ISBN: 9781473623231

Category:

Page: 320

View: 3997

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A Pointless History of the World is a complete[1] and meticulously researched[2] series of essays on our rich and glorious past. Alexander Armstrong and Richard Osman, two of the world's foremost experts on Things Before Their Time[3] take you on a step-by-step journey through history. From the Big Bang to the Fall of the Roman Empire, from the Ice Age to the Evolution of Language, from Henry VIII to Last of the Summer Wine: all of civilisation is here. A publishing first, this thoroughly comprehensive and highly ambitious quest through Time and Space is interspersed with questions for all the family from TV's most popular tea-time quiz show, Pointless. This is Alexander and Richard's biggest book yet. The book no historian can afford to be without[4], it comes complete with introduction and footnotes[5]. [1] Highly selective [2] Largely cobbled together from what we can remember from school [3] That's not even a thing [4] Under no circumstances to be used for reference [5] Um...

Username: Regenerated

Author: Joe Sugg

Publisher: Running Press

ISBN: 0762461519

Category: Comics & Graphic Novels

Page: 192

View: 9692

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The second book by YouTube star Joe Sugg, Username: Regenerated picks up after the events of Username: Evie. In it, Evie is coming to terms with e.scape's reboot and the loss of avatar Lionel. She is desperate to gain access to the virtual reality again and pretends to have feelings for real-world Lionel so he'll fix the program. When he discovers that she's using him, real-world Lionel deletes e.scape in a fit of anger. Immediately regretting what he's done, he finds an older version, reboots it, and inadvertently brings an earlier virtual reality back to life. Meanwhile, in the e.scape, avatar Lionel befriends one of the brutes. After the reboot, the brute finds a computer that allows him to escape to the real world. Once he's gone, avatar Lionel quickly discovers what happened and goes after his friend. The two stories become intertwined with old friends reunited, new dangers faced, and Evie confronting a part of her past that she thought was long gone.

The A-Z of Pointless

A brain-teasing bumper book of questions and trivia

Author: Alexander Armstrong,Richard Osman

Publisher: Coronet

ISBN: 1444782754

Category: Games

Page: 432

View: 8517

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Journey from A-Z, playing 26 rounds of Pointless with family and friends and enjoy facts, banter and musings from Alexander Armstrong and Richard Osman. Inside you'll find hundreds of questions for all the family from TV's most popular quiz show, Pointless. (You will also find thousands of answers, which is very handy.) Taking you on a journey from A to Z you will learn amazing facts, from Agincourt and Andy Warhol to Zinedine Zidane and Zimbabwe, and everything in between. As an added bonus Alexander Armstrong and Richard Osman, also reveal their exclusive A to Z of behind the scenes gossip and Pointless secrets, all written with their trademark wit, alongside exclusive drawings by Moose Allain. Everyone you know will love this book. Except maybe for that couple you met on holiday, and, be honest, you didn't really like them anyway. I mean, she was alright, but what was up with him?

Girl Online: On Tour

The Second Novel by Zoella

Author: Zoe Sugg

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1501100335

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 352

View: 3280

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"Penny joins her rock-star boyfriend on the road in Europe. Can Penny learn to balance life and love on the road, or will she lose everything in pursuit of the perfect summer?"--

Hello Life!

Author: Marcus Butler

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1501129996

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 256

View: 9736

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Learn how to be an almost adult in this indispensable guide from British YouTube star Marcus Butler. For a twenty-three-year-old, Marcus Butler knows a lot about life—and not just from his own experiences but from the millions of followers on YouTube who chat with him on his irreverent channel, known for its mix of hilarious sketches, light-hearted banter, and deeply empathetic take on serious issues. In this funny, colorful handbook, the warm and totally down-to-earth star shares his trademark big-brotherly advice for navigating the trickier aspects of modern living. Inside you’ll find Marcus’s thoughts on: -Being healthy—including his nutritious eating tips, favorite gym-free exercises, and butt-kicking hacks for getting in shape -Dating—from finding the courage to be yourself, to banishing first-date nerves, to rebooting a broken heart -Surviving life crises—such as his parents’ difficult divorce, the pain of watching a close friend spiral into anorexia and self-harm, and his regrets over giving in to bullies and giving up on a sport he loved -Getting the life you want—lessons for staying organized, handling pressure, thinking positively, and breaking world records! Part autobiography, part self-help guide, HELLO LIFE! is a candid and playful look inside Marcus Butler’s life—the failures, the successes, and the lessons he’s learned along the way.

Beautiful & Pointless

A Guide to Modern Poetry

Author: David Orr

Publisher: Harper Collins

ISBN: 0062079417

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 240

View: 2816

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"David Orr is no starry-eyed cheerleader for contemporary poetry; Orr’s a critic, and a good one. . . . Beautiful & Pointless is a clear-eyed, opinionated, and idiosyncratic guide to a vibrant but endangered art form, essential reading for anyone who loves poetry, and also for those of us who mostly just admire it from afar." —Tom Perrotta Award-winning New York Times Book Review poetry columnist David Orr delivers an engaging, amusing, and stimulating tour through the world of poetry. With echoes of Francine Prose’s Reading Like a Writer, Orr’s Beautiful & Pointless offers a smart and funny approach to appreciating an art form that many find difficult to embrace.

Plotless, Pointless, Pathetic

Author: Joshua Wright

Publisher: Allen & Unwin

ISBN: 9781865087856

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 170

View: 1288

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Funny, irreverent and immensely readable, this romping comic novel follows the hilarious misadventures of a knight, Sir Glame, and his horse, Bill. ;

Girl Online: Going Solo

The Third Novel by Zoella

Author: Zoe Sugg

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1501162128

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 336

View: 2268

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Award-winning YouTuber and blogger Zoe “Zoella” Sugg presents the third novel in her New York Times bestselling Girl Online series. Every time I walk around a corner there’s another reminder of him. Even though I’m sure he must be far away from where I am, I keep thinking I see him in a crowd of people just ahead of me....Am I going crazy? You know that saying that goosebumps happen when someone walks over your grave? That’s the same feeling I get—shivery, cold, a little bit scared—and it always makes me feel a bit pathetic. What can I do to drive the ghosts away and feel normal again? Penny’s life is back to normal. As she starts the school year, she’s ready to face the world—alone. Noah has gone off the radar after ending his world tour early, and no one, including Penny, knows where he is or why he’s left everything behind. So when Penny accepts Megan’s invitation to visit her performing arts school, it seems like an opportunity to make some new friends. Helping everyone else might be the right remedy—Elliot needs her friendship more than ever, as does her new friend Posey, who she can really help deal with her stage fright. And when charming Scottish photographer Callum comes along, Penny has more than her fair share of distractions. But is he the right kind of distraction? Can Penny truly move on when Noah’s shadow seems to haunt her around every corner?

The Hidden Brain

How Our Unconscious Minds Elect Presidents, Control Markets, Wage Wars, and Save Our Lives

Author: Shankar Vedantam

Publisher: Spiegel & Grau

ISBN: 9781588369390

Category: Social Science

Page: 288

View: 1936

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The hidden brain is the voice in our ear when we make the most important decisions in our lives—but we’re never aware of it. The hidden brain decides whom we fall in love with and whom we hate. It tells us to vote for the white candidate and convict the dark-skinned defendant, to hire the thin woman but pay her less than the man doing the same job. It can direct us to safety when disaster strikes and move us to extraordinary acts of altruism. But it can also be manipulated to turn an ordinary person into a suicide terrorist or a group of bystanders into a mob. In a series of compulsively readable narratives, Shankar Vedantam journeys through the latest discoveries in neuroscience, psychology, and behavioral science to uncover the darkest corner of our minds and its decisive impact on the choices we make as individuals and as a society. Filled with fascinating characters, dramatic storytelling, and cutting-edge science, this is an engrossing exploration of the secrets our brains keep from us—and how they are revealed.

Love, Tanya

Author: Tanya Burr

Publisher: Penguin UK

ISBN: 1405921412

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 256

View: 5920

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Love, Tanya is the first book from YouTube sensation Tanya Burr. Hi everyone and welcome to Love, Tanya! This book is really close to my heart, because it's inspired by my journey to becoming confident and feeling happy about who I am. I wanted to write a book to share the things I've learnt with you - to reveal my top tips on fashion, beauty, love, friendship, YouTube... and loads more! Plus, there is room for you to list your own hopes and dreams alongside mine - so get creative and get involved! I'd love it if this book became a keepsake you can turn to whenever you need some guidance or a little pick me up. I hope you enjoy it! Love, Tanya

147 Things

A hilariously brilliant guide to this thing called life

Author: Jim Chapman

Publisher: Pan Macmillan

ISBN: 1509854185

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: N.A

View: 4730

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'It's Sapiens for teenagers.' The Times LIFE IS WEIRD. Nothing gives you a sense of perspective like finding out just how weird. I'm an extremely curious chap and with this book I wanted to share the content of my noggin, because I think these are the 147 things that have helped me through this thing we call life. Sometimes because it shows how lucky we are to be here at all, but often because I’m a moron and learned whatever lesson it taught me the hard way, and I’d like to save you the pain of making the same mistakes (I refer here to the waxing of my pubic hair). Ever wondered if first times are over-rated (hint: they are), whether you’ll ever find the one (hint: there are 7 billion of us) or pondered the sheer unlikelihood of the you who is you being in the world right now? If so, then YouTube superstar and fact-obsessed, over-sharer Jim Chapman is here to explain it all – whether it’s why your heart actually aches after a break-up, what’s happening when you get hangry, or why people are just so plain RUDE online. Along the way, we’ll find out how much fun he has when Tanya’s sleep-talking and why he looked like a gangly T-rex with wonky teeth when he was a teenager. As with his videos, no subject is off-limits, as Jim lifts the lid on his life and his relationships, sharing embarrassing stories and things he’s learnt along the way (trust us, the thing about kangaroos will really freak you out).

Username: Evie

Author: Joe Sugg

Publisher: Running Press Book Publishers

ISBN: 0762460105

Category: Comics & Graphic Novels

Page: 192

View: 8423

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The Pointless Journey

Author: Jeffrey Gillespie

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780956051998

Category: Fiction

Page: 56

View: 3184

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Ever fancied going on a journey around the world, or going on a pointless journey? Well, now you can! This book will surely get you interested.

Pointless

Author: Jeff Connor

Publisher: Headline

ISBN: 1786484536

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 224

View: 5205

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The inside, in-depth and indiscreet story of a season with Britain's worst football club, East Stirlingshire. The Shire are lucky if all eleven players make it to a game, they have an average home attendance at their dilapidated Firs Park ground of 200 and they ended the 2004/05 season bottom of the Scottish Third Division – for the third consecutive year. Granted access to all areas, Jeff Connor gets into the dressing room, the board room and the dug-out. But, above all, he gets into the spirit of the club. He began the season a scoffing cynic and finished it lost in admiration for one of the dottiest sporting institutions in Britain as the Shire attempted to reach the promised land; SECOND bottom of the Scottish Third Division. At times funny, sad, heart-warming and embarrassing, as events on and off the pitch unfold, Pointless is an unmissable insight into a unique football team

This Book Loves You

Author: PewDiePie

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1101999063

Category: Young Adult Nonfiction

Page: 256

View: 5023

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This Book Loves You by PewDiePie is a collection of beautifully illustrated inspirational sayings by which you should live your life. If you follow each and every one, your life will become easier, more fabulous, more rewarding. Imagine what a chilled-out and wonderful human being people would think you were if you lived by the simple principle "You can never fail if you never try." Your wasted life would be an inspiration to others. Think of all the pointless, unhappy striving you could simply give up. Throw away that guitar! Give up on your dreams! Embrace your astounding mediocrity. This Book Loves You has something for everyone--or at least everyone willing to give up and stop caring. If all else fails, remember: "Don’t be yourself. Be a pizza. Everyone loves pizza."