Thursday, December 08, 2011

Logomania Fate & Fortune, our new book is out!

We've got a new book out!  It's based on the Logomania column in The Star, the Malaysian national daily newspaper. 


If you're looking for a Christmas, Gregorian New Year or Chinese New Year present, please take a look.  And also please tell other people about it by Sharing this post. 

For those of you who don't know us very well, we make our living by writing. It's a team effort.  Au is senior snooperviser, Target stands on the keyboard, and Guido provides purrs while I do the writing.

Hope you like it!

Logomania: Fate and Fortune
By Ellen Whyte 
Published by MPH 2011
ISBN:
9789675997624

RPP RM32.90

Logomania: Fate and Fortune takes a look at Chinese and Western horoscope signs and the history of related popular phrases.

If you have you ever wondered why a rabbit punch is so dangerous, what fishing in troubled waters is about, or whether having a Midas touch is lucky or not, this book is for you.

Logomania: Fate and Fortune delves into the meaning and history of over 250 phrases.

Arranged by chapter so you can check out phrases linked by common imagery, and indexed so you can find the phrase you want quickly, this little reference is packed full of information. Each entry also comes with an example so that learners can see how the expression is used.

Click here to download a Sneak Peek printable PDF file.
Click here to buy online from MPH

27 comments:

sully86 said...

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GRAÇA said...

Hello friends I have been the visit because I was busy in preparing the draw that I decided to do the interviews that I've been doing.
Since liked both of the interview I did could come vote for him, because they are being drawn the best interview, which has more votes has my Christmas gift, can't give everyone so I decided to give one that you like more!

This on the blog:
presenteslovega-2 (selinhos) blogspot.com

Turrinhaas of
Kika

Brian said...

Congratulations, that is so cool and I love the cover!!!

Max the Quilt Cat said...

Very nice. Congratulations on the new book. I'm going to take a look at it. Looks very interesting.

pawhugs, Max

Clooney said...

Congrats on getting your new book out! That's fantastic. Sounds very cool.

Cheysuli and gemini said...

Wow. It sounds very fascinating.

GrammyMouseTails said...

Congrats on the new book! I bet you kitties are real slave drivers to your human. this sounds like a interesting book, I pass on the info!

♥♥♥ The OP Pack ♥♥♥ said...

congrats on the new book. Sounds very interesting.

Woos ~ Phantom, Thunder, Ciara, and Lightning

Carol said...

Congratulations! Fascinating subject, I'll take a peek at the download!

Fuzzy Tales said...

Concats on the new book! It does look very interesting!

Old Kitty said...

Oh wow! It looks good and ever so interesting! Yay! Congratulations for this wonderful team effort!! Good luck with it!! Take care
x

Hannah and Lucy said...

Concats on your new book.
Luv Hannah and Lucy xx xx

Remington said...

Congrats! I will check this out!

Cindy said...

Congratulations on your new book! I didn't realize you're a writer, either! I earn my living doing travel writing (online) although I've been interested in writing since I was a child. I want to write a book - but haven't yet. Congrats to your "staff" too!
Hugs, Cindy

Cindy said...

P.S. I just looked at your books. Gosh, I apologize for not taking a closer look at your blog before! I didn't realize "Katz Tales" was the title of a book you wrote! I think it's so cool you wrote about your cats. I've always wanted to write a romance novel, too! Will be taking a closer look! Hugs, Cindy

Spitty-the-Kitty said...

The Human thinks this sounds like a really interesting book. We is going to check it out.

Meanwhile, excellent snoopervising. You're all so organized!

Marg said...

That does look like a great book.
We will have to save up our green papers. Maybe Santa will bring it to us. Hope all of you have a super week end.

Milo and Alfie Marshall said...

WOW! Well done! xx

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Whisppy said...

Congratulations on your new book! Will go look for it at MPH.

Admiral Hestorb said...

Congratulations and like Brian, I love the cover. I wonder of the pages are tasty?

meowmeowmans said...

Congratulations on the new book! We just downloaded the pdf, so we can check it out. :)

Mekkan said...

I'm going to ask my husband to find a copy in Singapore when he stops there for transit. He always has enough time to enjoy strolling downtown. If he doesn't find one, then, I'm going to get online.

The Cat From Hell said...

Hi Gys!
Wow! That is mommy's kind of book. she has this fstination for words and she casts horoscopes...
Me stopped by to thanks yous for the purrs. The power of the Purrs has worked for daddy and he is home and feeling much better! Me is getting extra snuggles in this weekend!
Kisses
Nellie

Tamago said...

Oh how cool! Congratulations on your new book! This sounds very interesting!!

=^..^= said...

Oooh.... sounds totally interesting! We wanna read it!!!

~Slash & Bronzy

Indrani said...

Congratulations on your new book.