After an unsuccessful stint with Motown Records, Mars signed with Atlantic Records in 2009. He became recognized as a solo artist after lending his vocals and co-writing the hooks for the songs... More > "Nothin' on You" by B.o.B, and "Billionaire" by Travie McCoy. He also co-wrote the hits "Right Round" by Flo Rida featuring Ke$ha, and "Wavin' Flag" by K'naan. In October 2010, he released his debut album, Doo-Wops & Hooligans. Anchored by the worldwide number one singles "Just the Way You Are" and "Grenade", the album peaked at number three on the Billboard 200. He was nominated for seven Grammys at the 53rd Grammy Awards, winning Best Male Pop Vocal Performance for "Just the Way You Are".< Less
Sylvie and Bruno, first published in 1889, and its 1893 second volume Sylvie and Bruno Concluded form the last novel by Lewis Carroll published during his lifetime.
The novel has two main plots; one... More > set in the real world at the time the book was published (the Victorian era), the other in the fantasy world of Fairyland. While the latter plot is a fairy tale with many nonsense elements and poems, similar to Carroll's Alice books, the story set in Victorian Britain is a social novel, with its characters discussing various concepts and aspects of religion, society, philosophy and morality.< Less
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A note from the author.
"I wanted to give a tribute to my best friend of more than 12 years by writing a children's book that will help kids... More > understand what a dog needs to stay happy and healthy. They need to know that being a pet owner is a serious responsibility. If you have ever spent much time with dogs, I think you will agree that there is a unique communication going on between man and animal. He may not be speaking in words, but at times, I can swear my real dog Bruno talks to me. The Bruno in my story actually does talk. I am betting that you will like what he has to say. My hope is that your child will come to love Bruno and his adventures as much as I do. Enjoy!"
Dave Hood< Less