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Parks and Recreation: The Official Cookbook cover art

Parks and Recreation: The Official Cookbook

Parks and Recreation: The Official Cookbook is the ultimate way for fans to visit the kitchens, restaurants, and Harvest Festivals of Pawnee, IN, without ever leaving their homes.

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The Star Trek Book of Friendship

You Have Been, and Always Shall Be, My Friend

Created by fans for fans, with a foreword from Star Trek: Voyager’s Robert Picardo and Ethan Phillips, this is a first-of-its-kind, fully authorized celebration of Star Trek’s most enduring and endearing friendships.

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Bob Ross' Happy Little Night Before Christmas

Bob Ross’ Happy Little Night Before Christmas

A fully authorized and beautifully illustrated instant classic that’s perfect for families, fans, and painters of all ages.

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I'm Dreaming of a Chris for Christmas cover

I’m Dreaming of a Chris for Christmas

A Hunky Hollywood Coloring and Activity Book for the Holidays

An adult coloring and activity book featuring the most notable celebrities named Chris, it's the perfect holiday gift or stocking stuffer!

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From the Blog

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Live Like a Vulcan, Love Like a Wookiee, Laugh Like a Hobbit at Mysterious Galaxy

Geek out with us! Mysterious Galaxy hosted Robb Pearlman, author of Live Like a Vulcan, Love Like a Wookiee, Laugh Like a Hobbit, and Erin Macdonald, amazing astrophysicist and Star Trek science consultant, for a delightfully nerdy conversation about the book. Tune in and watch the replay! Conversation highlights include: Life lessons Robb and Erin… Read more Live Like a Vulcan, Love Like a Wookiee, Laugh Like a Hobbit at Mysterious Galaxy

Bob Ross' Happy Little Night Before Christmas at Book Passage

Bob Ross’ Happy Little Night Before Christmas at Book Passage

Christmas is here early! Get in the holiday spirit with a conversation around and reading of Bob Ross’ Happy Little Night Before Christmas by our own Robb Pearlman, hosted by the wonderful folks at Book Passage. Conversation highlights include: The story of how Robb first discovered Bob Ross, and why Bob has stuck with him… Read more Bob Ross’ Happy Little Night Before Christmas at Book Passage

Things We Loved This Week #9

Things We Loved This Week #9

In this week’s Things We Loved This Week we share (spoiler alert)…the things we loved! Read on for our pop culture recommendations including a new Hollywood Chris coloring book, reflections on Stephen King and Star Trek, and a can’t-miss conversation about Bob Ross and Christmas. Our latest book, which came out this week! I’m Dreaming of… Read more Things We Loved This Week #9