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A behind-the-scenes look at the making of The Princess Bride, including lots of Andre the Giant anecdotes.

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The Single Man's Guide to Cooking With Beer Streeter F. McClure / Phoenix Books, Inc. / $16.95 / 9781607477587 / 1607477580 / Cookbook / Hardcover / On Sale: May 11, 2010 / Great beer cooking recipes such as Spring Break Beer Fish, Brew Stew, No Date Saturday Night Beef Stroganoff, Beer Battered Onion Rings, and Man Straw.

The Behavior Savior: The Enlightened Path to the Perfect Pet Dina Zaphiris / Phoenix Books, Inc. / $17.95 / 9781607477570 / 1607477572 / Pets / Trade Paper / On Sale: Jun 08, 2010 / Dina Zaphiris, Malibu's "Dog Trainer to the Stars," has created a simple, successful system to solve any pet problem, from aggression to separation anxiety.

Fifty-One/Fifty, The Magical Adventures of a Single Life Kristen McGuiness / Phoenix Books, Inc. / $23.95 / 9781607477563 / 1607477564 / Memoir / Hardcover / On Sale: May 4, 2010 / Embarking on a social experiment: 51 dates in 50 weeks