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The new French wine : The producers  by Jon Bonne

The new French wine : The producers

Jon Bonne

"A comprehensive reference guide to the producers and their wines, similarly detailed by region. From Burgundy to Bordeaux and everywhere in between, this is sure to be the resource on modern French wine for decades to come. The companion volume is a...

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The new French wine : The producers  by Jon Bonne

The new French wine : The producers

Jon Bonne

"A comprehensive reference guide to the producers and their wines, similarly detailed by region. From Burgundy to Bordeaux and everywhere in between, this is sure to be the resource on modern French wine for decades to come. The companion volume is a...

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Collected poems  by Gary. author. Mutton

Collected poems

Gary. author. Mutton

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Collected poems  by Gary. author. Mutton

Collected poems

Gary. author. Mutton

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Crochet monsters  by Megan Lapp

Crochet monsters

Megan Lapp

"With more than 35 Monster body options, plus myriad variations for limbs, mouths and teeth, horns, antennae, tails, scales, and so much more, you will never make the same Monster twice. Choose from wide-open mouths with fangs to adorable Monsters with bunny...

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Notes on shapeshifting  by Gabi Abrão

Notes on shapeshifting

Gabi Abrão

"Gabi Abrão's Notes on Shapeshifting is an ode to existing in physical form, fully aware of the changing energy that flows through every aspect of it. As Abrão writes, 'tapping into the ether body to take a break from the demands of the earth body, / making...

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The fearless birth book  by Emma Armstrong

The fearless birth book

Emma Armstrong

"It's common for women to feel nervous, powerless, and damn right fearful of what to expect when giving birth, but certified hypnobirthing coach and doula Emma Armstrong is here to arm you with the tools you need to shape your birth experience. Whether you're...

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The nones  by Ryan P. Burge

The nones

Ryan P. Burge

"In The Nones: Where They Came From, Who They Are, and Where They Are Going, Second Edition, Ryan P. Burge details a comprehensive picture of an increasingly significant group--Americans who say they have no religious affiliation. The growth of the nones in...

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The rules of work  by Richard Templar

The rules of work

Richard Templar

"A definitive code for personal success. For some people, work is a breeze. They glide effortlessly onwards and upwards, always saying and doing the right thing, getting paid more, getting promotions, getting results. Is there something successful people know...

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Universal consciousness is profoundly personal  by Harri Aalto

Universal consciousness is profoundly personal

Harri Aalto

"This book continues to describe Harri Aalto's unique experiences and approach to Self-realization, providing a compelling and colorful - sometimes humorous - understanding through descriptions, personal experiences, and short stories"--Publisher's...

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The cultural revolution  by Frank Dikötter

The cultural revolution

Frank Dikötter

"After the economic disaster of the Great Leap Forward that claimed tens of millions of lives from 1958 to1962, an aging Mao Zedong launched an ambitious scheme to shore up his reputation and eliminate those he viewed as a threat to his legacy. The stated goal...

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And then one day  by Amelia Hill

And then one day

Amelia Hill

"This heartfelt book for women on a journey of self discovery, proves that healing, transformation and fresh starts are closer than we realise when we decide to see everything from a brave new perspective"--Publisher's description.

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A new art

A new art

"In the 19th century, numerous photographers chose the same motifs as Impressionist painters: the forest of Fontainebleau, the cliffs of Étretat or the modern metropolis of Paris. They, too, studied the changing light, seasons and weather conditions. From its...

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Transsexual apostate  by Debbie Hayton

Transsexual apostate

Debbie Hayton

"In 2016, Debbie Hayton underwent gender reassignment surgery. Fast forward to today, and Hayton's refusal to validate the standard gender identity orthodoxy has led to excommunication by the trans activist community. What happened? In a compelling first-hand...

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Journey in Christian apologetics and philosophy  by Andrew F. Smith

Journey in Christian apologetics and philosophy

Andrew F. Smith

"Searching for practical ways to confront the most profound issues in the Church today? Is faith “the size of a mustard seed” enough for an enquiring Christian mind? Why are Christians of all ages – but especially young adults – turning away from God? Andrew...

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The no bullshit guide to staying sober  by MacLean Maree

The no bullshit guide to staying sober

MacLean Maree

"After the overwhelmingly positive response from her book The no bullshit guide to getting sober, Maree McLean realised it was time for a follow up book after readers and listeners flooded her inbox with triumphant tales of getting sober followed by...

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The regenerative materials movement

The regenerative materials movement

"The Regenerative Materials Movement: Dispatches from Practitioners, Researchers, and Advocates draws on the expertise of a diverse range of thought leaders across the industry who share their stories, research, revelations, and insights in a series of...

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Billy in the wars  by Bill Wyman

Billy in the wars

Bill Wyman

"Billy in the Wars is the illustrated memoir of ex-Rolling Stone Bill Wyman, recalling his experiences as a young boy growing up in wartime Britain. Bill brings history to life through the personal lens of his childhood memories, where grim anecdotes of war...

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Doll couture  by Kenneth D. King

Doll couture

Kenneth D. King

"Meet Lola, a down-and-out performer who is ready to change her life with the help of a cast of zany characters from the world of New York fashion. All she needs is some courage and the right clothes to catch her big break. Lola's story is the design...

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From hoping to having  by Julie Poole

From hoping to having

Julie Poole

"Are you struggling to create the life you want, that you deserve? It’s my promise to you that the life that you truly want is there waiting for you and I want to help you to step into it. This book has powerful, positive Affirmations for Manifesting and...

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Unyielding  by Thomas L. Rempfer

Unyielding

Thomas L. Rempfer

"Unyielding tackles a recurring topic of national importance as a history lesson for future generations. Controversial illegal medical mandates impacted military populations for many decades, but it was not until the COVID-era that the American people...

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Living with the Himalayan masters  by Swami Rama

Living with the Himalayan masters

Swami Rama

"In this inspirational collection of stories Swami Rama relates his experiences with the great teachers who guided his life, including Tagore, Mahatma Gandhi, Sri Aurobindo, and Ramana Maharshi. Living with the Himalayan Masters documents Swami Rama's...

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New ground  by Esther (Curator) Adler

New ground

Esther (Curator) Adler

"The Los Angeles-based master printer and publisher Jacob Samuel collaborated with some of the most influential artists of our time, introducing painters, sculptors, photographers, and even performance artists to etching, a printmaking technique with a...

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The prince of the marshes  by Rory Stewart

The prince of the marshes

Rory Stewart

"Iraq. September 2003; it's six months after the US-led invasion, and the country is in anarchy - the infrastructure has collapsed, terrorist attacks have begun and the coalition has decided to rule directly via the Coalition Provisional Authority (CPA). Rory...

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Ending body burnout  by Filipa Bellette

Ending body burnout

Filipa Bellette

"While busy-ness, overworking, addictive-doing, people pleasing & perfectionism might be the "norm" - it's NOT "normal". And it's a major contributor to health issues. All these stressors, if left unchecked, can cause body burnout - energy, mood, gut & other...

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Find more birds  by Heather Wolf

Find more birds

Heather Wolf

"A photo-filled trove of tips for seeing more birds wherever you look, from crowd favourites (hummingbirds, owls, eagles) to species you've never spotted before. What's the one thing everyone wants to know about birds? How to find them! Every day on social...

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Staying connected with your teen  by Yshai Boussi

Staying connected with your teen

Yshai Boussi

"When it comes to your teen, do you feel like you're walking on eggshells? Do they lash out at you when you try to set limits, or stomp off to their room and slam the door at the slightest criticism? Welcome to the teen years! Emotions and hormones are running...

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And then? And then? What else?  by Daniel Handler

And then? And then? What else?

Daniel Handler

"Writing as Lemony Snicket, Daniel Handler has led several generations of young readers into that special and curious space of being hopelessly lost, and joyfully finding yourself, in the essential strangeness of literature. The wondrous and perilous journey...

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Good fat is good for girls  by Elizabeth Bright

Good fat is good for girls

Elizabeth Bright

"In Good Fat Is Good for Girls, Dr. Elizabeth Bright confronts historical myths about female adolescence that still harm young women's health today. She traces biased medical practices from the Victorian era through the over-prescription of hormones and...

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The crisis of culture  by Olivier Roy

The crisis of culture

Olivier Roy

"Are we confronting a new culture--global, online, individualistic? Or is our existing concept of culture in crisis, as explicit, normative systems replace implicit, social values? Olivier Roy's new book explains today's fractures via the extension of...

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Squarespace from signup to launch  by Kelsey Gilbert Kreiling

Squarespace from signup to launch

Kelsey Gilbert Kreiling

"You may have heard about Squarespace and even started a trial site, but launching it can be a real challenge for new users. While the basic features look simple enough, shaping Squarespace to fit your business needs requires expert help. That's where author...

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The prophets of doom  by Neema Parvini

The prophets of doom

Neema Parvini

"Linear and progressive views of history have dominated the popular imagination for the past seventy years in a worldview wedded to the inexorable rise of globalisation and GDP-growth at any cost. However, the end of the Cold War failed to produce the end of...

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The puppy no one wanted  by Barby Keel

The puppy no one wanted

Barby Keel

"Just as she's struggling to accept her brother's leukemia diagnosis, Barby Keel faces another disruption in her life: a boisterous, large-hearted Irish Wolfhound puppy named Teddy. Can the love of a gentle giant help Barby through the unimaginable? And will...

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Good dogs  by Helen (Author of Good dogs) Cook

Good dogs

Helen (Author of Good dogs) Cook

"From the faces behind TV2's hit show The dog house NZ comes a mix of practical information and stories of successful dog love matches, highlighting what it takes to be a responsible - and happy - dog owner. Gavin and Helen Cook run Country Retreat Animal...

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The knee osteoarthritis handbook  by G. Lorimer Moseley

The knee osteoarthritis handbook

G. Lorimer Moseley

"This book is for anyone with painful knee osteoarthritis (OA). Whether you have had treatment or surgery, or not - it's for everyone with knee OA. It is your personal recovery guide"--Publisher's description.

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Mastery  by Arturo E. Hernandez

Mastery

Arturo E. Hernandez

"For anyone looking to learn a new skill, teach someone else to do the same, or to better understand how our brains evolve and excel, this fascinating tour of cognition will reveal the path to surprising potential"--Publisher's description.

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What do bees think about?  by Mathieu Lihoreau

What do bees think about?

Mathieu Lihoreau

"Explore the mind of a bee and learn what drives its behavior. Have you ever observed a bee up close and wondered what was going on inside its head? Like ours, insects' brains take up most of the space in their heads, but their brains are smaller than a grain...

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This monstrous obsession  by James L. Baker

This monstrous obsession

James L. Baker

"In his emotional, thorough, tender, and urgent new book, This Monstrous Obsession, James Baker, M.D., M.P.H., lays out the truths about addiction care that anyone with a loved one suffering from addiction must know. He writes not only as a veteran of hospice...

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Grace & style  by Grace Helbig

Grace & style

Grace Helbig

"From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Grace's Guide and the host of The Grace Helbig Show on E! comes a beautifully illustrated, tongue-in-cheek book about style that lampoons fashion and beauty guides while offering practical advice in Grace...

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Gwinganna gourmet

Gwinganna gourmet

"Nestled in the heart of the breathtaking Tallebudgera Valley in Queensland, Australia, lies a sanctuary like no other. Gwinganna Lifestyle Retreat sprawls across 200 hectares of pristine rainforest and untouched bushland, where native wildlife, lush flora and...

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Family-based treatment for eating disorders piece by piece  by James Lock

Family-based treatment for eating disorders piece by piece

James Lock

"The book illustrates how parents who are participating in family-based treatment (FBT) for their child's eating disorder (ED) may enhance their chances of achieving optimal outcomes for their child by more successfully navigating the challenges that often...

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Get honest or die lying  by Charlamagne Tha God

Get honest or die lying

Charlamagne Tha God

"From Charlamagne Tha God, host of the morning radio phenomenon The Breakfast Club, and founder and CEO of iHeartRadio's Black Effect Podcast Network, a rundown on how small talk from small minds has taken over our world, and the BIG conversations needed to...

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Doing it all  by Whitney Casares

Doing it all

Whitney Casares

"In Doing It All, pediatrician and mother of two Whitney Casares offers stressed-out working moms a path away from chaos, burnout, and overwhelm and towards a purposeful, values-aligned life"--Publisher's description.

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Composition & narrative

Composition & narrative

"As an established authority on art and design with a growing stable of high-calibre artist-authors, 3dtotal Publishing is uniquely placed to produce Artists' Master Series. Launched in 2021 with Artists' Master Series: Color & Light, the second volume in this...

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You are a channel  by Sara Landon

You are a channel

Sara Landon

"From celebrated channel of The Council, author of The Wisdom of the Council, comes a step-by-step guide to channeling, empowering you to access higher wisdom and receive guidance from your guides and soul team. In You Are a Channel, you will discover how...

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How leaders learn  by David Novak

How leaders learn

David Novak

"When you put learning at the center of everything you do, you'll grow your career, boost your leadership skills, enrich your relationships, and increase your joy and fulfillment in life. But even for people who are naturally curious and interested in solving...

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Veggie family cookbook  by Claire (Chef) Thomson

Veggie family cookbook

Claire (Chef) Thomson

"The Veggie Family Cookbook is the new essential kitchen bible for year-round family cooking. Claire Thomson writes foolproof, delicious recipes that will please everyone around the table – as a professional chef and mum of three (two of which are vegetarian),...

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The umbrella murder  by Ulrik Skotte

The umbrella murder

Ulrik Skotte

"London, September 1978: exiled Bulgarian dissident Georgi Markov is murdered in broad daylight on Waterloo Bridge with what appears to be a poison-tipped umbrella. It would become the most infamous unsolved killing of the Cold War. Many years later, young...

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Tacos  by Nud Dudhia

Tacos

Nud Dudhia

"Over 50 recipes for the ULTIMATE taco experience. London street food legends turned restaurateurs Nud Dudhia and Chris Whitney, of breddos Tacos fame, have travelled the Americas in pursuit of the perfect taco, visiting as many regions, cities and taqueros as...

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The magic words  by Joseph Fasano

The magic words

Joseph Fasano

"A DIY poetry book from the author behind the viral online sensation. For fans of Wreck this Journal, A Poem for Every Day of the Year and Burn After Writing. Discover the joy of expressing what's inside you, with fill-in-the-blank poems that are sparking a...

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How to drink wine  by Carlo DeVito

How to drink wine

Carlo DeVito

"This comprehensive guide to wine appreciation teaches you everything you need to know, from selecting the perfect bottle to pairing it with your favorite meal. Wine is more than just a drink--it's a passion, a lifestyle, and an art form. But for many people,...

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How to drink whiskey  by Carlo DeVito

How to drink whiskey

Carlo DeVito

"This comprehensive guide to whiskey appreciation teaches you everything you need to know, from selecting the perfect bottle to savoring its complex flavors and aromas"--Publisher's description.

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Gut  by Austin Chiang

Gut

Austin Chiang

"Gut: An Owner's Guide is an informative, practical, and engaging introduction to this hidden-away part of the body. We tend to only pay attention to our gut when it tries to tell us something, when it feels uncomfortable or something goes wrong. This...

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Bake with Benoit Blin  by Benoit Blin

Bake with Benoit Blin

Benoit Blin

"Develop your baking skills, understand the building blocks to baking brilliantly and learn core techniques to use in Benoit's foolproof recipes. Each recipe is one of three levels, so you can start with the basics and work your way up from baking novice to...

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The aura + chakra healing companion  by Kat Fowler

The aura + chakra healing companion

Kat Fowler

"Start working with auras and chakras right away with this fun and accessible guide. Auras are the storybook of your soul. They reflect your personal vibration, intentions, and manifestations as well as hold energy from other people and the environment. Most...

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Poetry unbound  by Padraig Ó Tuama

Poetry unbound

Padraig Ó Tuama

"This inspiring collection, curated by the host of the Poetry Unbound, presents fifty poems about what it means to be alive in the world today. Each poem is paired with Pádraig's illuminating commentary that offers personal anecdotes and generous insights into...

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Do the work  by Megan Pillow

Do the work

Megan Pillow

"Challenge your biases and broaden your understanding of power and how we wield it with this essential guide. Power is complex. But 'Do The Work' is a guide to navigating those complexities. From ancient theories of power to contemporary examples, from...

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Bipolar general  by Gregg F. Martin

Bipolar general

Gregg F. Martin

"Maj. Gen. Gregg Martin cut a striking figure in the Army: athletic, quick witted, devout, and studious, he was a natural leader. Thanks to his engineering and leadership knowhow, Martin was chosen to lead the thousands of combat engineers who paved the way...

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Embroidery on knits  by Judit Gummlich

Embroidery on knits

Judit Gummlich

"Transform your knits with a handful of simple embroidery stitches: a cosy cardigan embellished with bright flowers, a dragonfly on the front of a sweater and mittens with plants climbing up the back of the hand. This timeless embroidery book features 18...

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My child is trans, now what?  by Benjamin Greene

My child is trans, now what?

Benjamin Greene

"My Child Is Trans, Now What? is for parents and loved ones of transgender youth and young adults at any stage in their journey. Trans education free of judgment is in short supply, and this book combines personal stories, key resources, and emotional support...

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The farmer's wife  by Helen Rebanks

The farmer's wife

Helen Rebanks

"Helen Rebanks' beautifully written memoir takes place across a single day on her working farm in the Lake District of England. Weaving past and present, through a journey of self-discovery, the book takes us from the farmhouse table of her grandmother and...

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Military jet aircraft  by Robert Jackson

Military jet aircraft

Robert Jackson

"Military Jet Aircraft provides a detailed look at more than 50 of the most important jet-engine aircraft developed between 1945 and the present day. Aircraft profiled include dedicated interceptors, bombers, and reconnaissance platforms, as well as modern...

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Robots and the people who love them  by Eve Herold

Robots and the people who love them

Eve Herold

"The latest developments in robotics and artificial intelligence and a preview of the coming decades, based on research and interviews with the world's foremost experts. If there's one universal trait among humans, it's our social nature. Having relationships...

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Zinn & the art of road bike maintenance  by Lennard Zinn

Zinn & the art of road bike maintenance

Lennard Zinn

"From basic repairs like how to fix a flat tire to advanced overhauls of drivetrains and brakes, Lennard Zinn's clearly illustrated guide makes every bicycle repair and maintenance job easy for everyone"--Publisher's description.

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The Orvis ultimate book of fly fishing

The Orvis ultimate book of fly fishing

"The Orvis Ultimate Book of Fly Fishing is a grand tour of the world of fly-fishing strategies and techniques, from Orvis's world-famous team of experts and advisors. In large format with rich and helpful color photos and drawings, the book covers everything...

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I'm mostly here to enjoy myself  by Glynnis MacNicol

I'm mostly here to enjoy myself

Glynnis MacNicol

"Come to Paris, August 2021, when the City of Lights was still empty of tourists and a thirst for long-overdue pleasure gripped those who wandered its streets. After New York City emptied out in March 2020, Glynnis MacNicol, aged forty-six, unmarried with no...

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The homegrown herbal apothecary  by Devon Young

The homegrown herbal apothecary

Devon Young

"Unlock the benefits of growing and preparing your own restorative herbal remedies at home in this complete guide to cultivating your herbal practice. Devon Young, professional herbalist, trusted author and creator of the blog Nitty Gritty Life, shares her...

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Bird brother  by Rodney Stotts

Bird brother

Rodney Stotts

"In Bird Brother, Rodney Stotts shares his remarkable journey to becoming a conservationist and one of America's few Black master falconers. For Rodney, a job pulling trash from the Anacostia River with the Earth Conservation Corps began as a side gig to...

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Chicken soup for the soul. Me and my cat

Chicken soup for the soul. Me and my cat

"We're all crazy about our cats. We can't get enough of them, and we can't read enough about them. This book contains 101 of our very best cat stories from Chicken Soup for the Soul's extensive library. Get cozy, cuddle with your cat and immerse yourself in...

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Our way home  by Heide Hendricks

Our way home

Heide Hendricks

"The glorious Connecticut property of Heide Hendricks and Rafe Churchill (of the architecture and interior design firm Hendricks Churchill) illustrates how a late nineteenth-century farmhouse can be adapted for stylish and comfortable twenty-first-century...

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Every day easy air fryer  by Urvashi Pitre

Every day easy air fryer

Urvashi Pitre

"Everybody knows how difficult it can be to get a delicious meal on the table night after night, not to mention a healthy one made from real and readily-available ingredients. Enter the air fryer, the must-have, revolutionary kitchen device. As Urvashi Pitre,...

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We are still here  by Christiane Sanderson

We are still here

Christiane Sanderson

"This essential guide shows how to be a better listener to adult survivors of child sexual abuse. Survivors share how the different types of abuse they experienced still affect their lives; renowned psychologist Christiane Sanderson reveals what their stories...

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Talk money to me  by Jason Tartick

Talk money to me

Jason Tartick

"What's one thing you know you overspend on, but can't live without? If you were given one million dollars, what would you do with it? Answers to questions like these reveal your greatest interests and priorities in life, and they can do the same for your...

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The marriage of spirit  by Leslie Temple-Thurston

The marriage of spirit

Leslie Temple-Thurston

"The Marriage of Spirit is a handbook for spiritual awakening. It directly addresses how we can experience divine presence in our lives and offers simple, powerful exercises for creating balance and harmony. Based in the ancient teachings of the reconciliation...

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Southern hospitality at home  by Susan Sully

Southern hospitality at home

Susan Sully

"From Susan Sully comes this book of inspirations for those who are enamored with the ever-enchanting Southern way of living. The words "Southern hospitality" conjure up a wealth of welcoming images, from breezy porches with white colonnades and the seductive...

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Smart startups  by Catalina Daniels

Smart startups

Catalina Daniels

"Two startup company founders and angel investors go inside eighteen companies founded by Harvard Business School graduates, uncovering surprising lessons for success and unexpected pitfalls essential for aspiring entrepreneurs. Conventional "wisdom" holds...

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Waving goodbye  by Warren Kozak

Waving goodbye

Warren Kozak

"To those around me—my friends, my colleagues, even my daughter—I appear normal, but in one very fundamental way, I am not. The old me left with my wife. I'm not sure who this new person is—I am still evolving. But I will tell you this with absolute certainty:...

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Burnout  by Hannah Proctor

Burnout

Hannah Proctor

"How activists and revolutionaries have navigated the emotional dimension of political experience. In the struggle for a better world, setbacks are inevitable. Defeat can feel overwhelming at times, but it has to be endured. How then do the people on the front...

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A little history of psychology  by Nicky Hayes

A little history of psychology

Nicky Hayes

"In this fascinating history, leading expert Nicky Hayes tells the story of psychology across the centuries and around the world. Hayes introduces key thinkers, including Carl Jung, Anna Freud, Frantz Fanon, and Daniel Kahneman. We see how they tried to expand...

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Vertical gardening  by Martin Staffler

Vertical gardening

Martin Staffler

"Vertical Gardening reveals the art of growing flowers, vegetables, succulents and herbs vertically, with low-cost and sustainable DIY projects. Ideal for gardeners patios, balconies and compact gardens, this book will help you to transform your space into a...

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Spice  by Roger Crowley

Spice

Roger Crowley

"The story of the sixteenth-century’s epic contest for the spice trade, which propelled European maritime exploration and conquest across Asia and the Pacific. Spices drove the early modern world economy, and for Europeans they represented riches on an...

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Émile Durkheim  by Marcel Fournier

Émile Durkheim

Marcel Fournier

"This book will become the standard work on the life and thought of Émile Durkheim, one of the great founding fathers of sociology. Durkheim remains one of the most widely read thinkers in the social sciences and every student of sociology, anthropology and...

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NATO  by Sten Rynning

NATO

Sten Rynning

"A wide-ranging new history of NATO, from its origins to the present day--published for the alliance's seventy-fifth anniversary. For seven decades, NATO's stated aim has been the achievement of world peace--but playing great power politics always involves...

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Why surrealism matters  by Mark Polizzotti

Why surrealism matters

Mark Polizzotti

"Why does Surrealism continue to fascinate us a century after André Breton's Manifesto of Surrealism? How do we encounter Surrealism today? Mark Polizzotti vibrantly reframes the Surrealist movement in contemporary terms and offers insight into why it...

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Spinoza  by Ian Buruma

Spinoza

Ian Buruma

"Ian Buruma explores the life and death of Baruch Spinoza, the Enlightenment thinker whose belief in freedom of thought and speech resonates in our own time"--Publisher's description.

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The ways of the lord  by Saint Hildegard

The ways of the lord

Saint Hildegard

"Hildegard of Bingen was a woman ahead of her time whose curiosity knew no bounds. A rare female voice in the Church, Hildegard wrote prolifically on religious subjects while practicing medicine, writing plays, composing music, and founding two nunneries. Her...

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WHAT  by John Cooper Clarke

WHAT

John Cooper Clarke

"Dr John Cooper Clarke's dazzling, scabrous voice has reverberated through pop culture for decades, his influence on generations of performance poets and musicians plain for all to see. In WHAT, the original 'People's Poet' comes storming out of the gate with...

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Overcoming ageism

Overcoming ageism

"Everyone experiences age-related bias at some point in their careers, but for women the costs are greater, since gender and age accrue to make you a double target for bias. Sure, there are laws and organizational rules prohibiting age-related discrimination,...

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A firehose of falsehood  by Teri Kanefield

A firehose of falsehood

Teri Kanefield

"A Firehose of Falsehood: The Story of Disinformation breaks down disinformation tactics and offers tools for defending and restoring truth. Using examples from Darius I of ancient Persia (522-486 BCE), to blood libel of the Middle Ages, to Soviet...

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Everyone who is gone is here  by Jonathan Blitzer

Everyone who is gone is here

Jonathan Blitzer

"New Yorker journalist Jonathan Blitzer has been covering the immigration crisis at America's southern border since it began, but the current emergency is the end of a much larger story. In this, his first book, Blitzer goes back to the beginning, to the...

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Cuddly crochet plushies  by Glory Shofowora

Cuddly crochet plushies

Glory Shofowora

"Crochet the softest, coziest, most squishable stuffed animals of your dreams with this collection of easy patterns from Glory Shofowora. Explore the woodlands, jungle, farm, ocean, and even mystical realms, with adorable projects, like Rae the Raccoon, Miso...

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Scandi needlecraft  by Clare Youngs

Scandi needlecraft

Clare Youngs

"35 gorgeous embroidered and appliquéd sewing projects incorporating the finest elements of Scandinavian crafting tradition. Suitable for every skill level, beginners can try the simple table runner, and more experienced crafters can make a cute reindeer soft...

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Crochet granny squares and more  by Laura Strutt

Crochet granny squares and more

Laura Strutt

"Whether you are just starting to crochet or you fancy a modern approach to classic patterns, this book provides you with plenty of inspiration to get back to basics and reignite your love of granny squares, circles, triangles and more. Starting with...

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DC cocktails  by Travis Mitchell

DC cocktails

Travis Mitchell

"Seersucker summer days, cherry blossoms in the spring, L'Enfant-designed avenues and parks, marble monuments, and a political atmosphere governed by the American electorate--the District is where big things happen, over candlelit cocktails as much as in the...

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Vancouver cocktails  by Janet Gyenes

Vancouver cocktails

Janet Gyenes

"Breathe in the fresh mountain air and kick back with a drink—these signature recipes from Vancouver hotspots pay homage to this modern, glittering city. With over 100 recipes and dozens of bartender profiles, you can drink like a local wherever you are....

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Portland cocktails  by Nicole Schaefer

Portland cocktails

Nicole Schaefer

"Portland Cocktails is an elegant collection of over 100 recipes inspired by the City of Roses. These signature drink recipes from Portland hotspots pay homage to this vibrant city. With over 100 recipes and dozens of bartender profiles, you can drink like a...

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Dare to dream  by Lowell Sheppard

Dare to dream

Lowell Sheppard

"Lowell Sheppard had a life-long dream: to buy a sailboat, live on it, learn how to sail, and then cross the Pacific Ocean...solo and by the time he was 70. When he finally announced that he was going to do just that, he was at the ripe age of 64...because he...

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Losing a kingdom, gaining the world  by Ambrogio A. Caiani

Losing a kingdom, gaining the world

Ambrogio A. Caiani

"An ambitious, authoritative history of the Roman Catholic Church in the modern age. Despite its many crises, especially in Western Europe, there are still 1.2 billion Catholics in the world and the Church remains a powerful, controversial and defiantly...

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Jean-Michel Basquiat  by Dieter Buchhart

Jean-Michel Basquiat

Dieter Buchhart

"The artist's most inspired works in one volume. Jean-Michel Basquiat--artist and art world provocateur--took New York City by storm with his powerful and complex works that relentlessly engaged with charged sociopolitical issues, including race, police...

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Wish by Julia Michaels

Wish

Julia Michaels

Printed music

If you've been wishing to play the music from your favorite new Disney musical, this souvenir songbook is just what you need! It features full-color scenes and seven songs from the soundtrack arranged for piano and voice with guitar chords. Songs include: At...

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