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El Chapo by Noah Hurowitz

El Chapo

Noah Hurowitz

eAudiobook

A stunning investigation of the life and legend of Mexican kingpin Joaquín Archivaldo "El Chapo" Guzmán Loera, building on Noah Hurowitz's revelatory coverage for Rolling Stone of El Chapo's federal drug-trafficking trial.This is the true story of how...

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Walking the invisible by Michael Stewart

Walking the invisible

Michael Stewart

eAudiobook

See through the eyes of the Brontës as you immerse yourself in their lives and landscapes, wandering the very same paths they each would have walked in search of the inspiration behind their novels and poetry. An 'imaginative and elegant trek through...

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The window seat  by Aminatta. author. Forna

The window seat

Aminatta. author. Forna

Book

"Aminatta Forna is one of our most important literary voices, and her novels have won the Windham Campbell Prize and the Commonwealth Writers' Prize for Best Book. In this elegantly rendered and wide-ranging collection of new and previously published...

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Progress & developments of the churches in the Samoan islands  by Fuimaono Fini Aitaoto

Progress & developments of the churches in the Samoan islands

Fuimaono Fini Aitaoto

Book

"If you're interested in Church-related events on the American Samoan islands during the early twenty-first century, then you need this book. Following up on his first book on the history of the Assemblies of God Church in American Samoa, author Fuimaono...

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The murders of Christopher Watts  by Cheryln Cadle

The murders of Christopher Watts

Cheryln Cadle

Book

"On August 13, 2018 Christopher Watts murdered his pregnant wife and two toddler daughters. Cheryln Cadle contacted him and started visiting him in prison. Christopher started writing her letters from his prison cell in Wisconsin. These letters had h...

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Duped!  by Les Kelly

Duped!

Les Kelly

Book

Full history, intrigue and facts of Predator Free New Zealand. The story behind Predator Free NZ and how, through a tapestry of theft and deception, successive governments have sabotaged the original concept and plans while setting up their own 'pois...

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Dress codes  by Richard T. (Richard Thompson) Ford

Dress codes

Richard T. (Richard Thompson) Ford

Book

"A law professor and cultural critic offers an eye-opening exploration of the laws of fashion throughout history, from the middle ages to the present day, examining the canons, mores and customs of clothing rules that we often take for granted"--Publ...

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What would Maisie do?  by Jacqueline Winspear

What would Maisie do?

Jacqueline Winspear

Book

"Throughout fifteen years and fourteen books, the Maisie Dobbs series has had a resounding impact on fans. Over the years, readers have shared with author Jacqueline Winspear how Maisie's stories have resonated with them or helped them through a diff...

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Wild nights out  by Chris Salisbury

Wild nights out

Chris Salisbury

Book

"Take a walk into the wild darkness. Learn how to call for owls, walk like a fox and expand your sensory perceptions. Wild Nights Out is a hands-on guide for those who wish to take kids (of all ages) outdoors for an adventurous, fun, even slightly sc...

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RVs & campers  by Christopher Hodapp

RVs & campers

Christopher Hodapp

Book

"Live down by the beach one week and way up in the mountains the next? It sounds like an impossible dream, but motor-homers do it all the time. Whatever draws you to the mobile life--adventurous domestic vacations or permanently itchy feet--RVs & Campers...

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Last shot  by Jock Zonfrillo

Last shot

Jock Zonfrillo

Book

"From reckless drug addict to one of Australia's top chefs and television stars: MasterChef judge Jock Zonfrillo's powerful life story will shock and inspire. Jock's life spiralled out of control when he tried heroin for the first time as a teenager ...

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Fox & I  by Catherine Raven

Fox & I

Catherine Raven

Book

"Catherine Raven has lived alone since the age of 15. After finishing her PhD in biology, she built herself a tiny cottage on an isolated plot of land in Montana, in a place as far away from other people as possible. She viewed the house as a way station,...

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Below the edge of darkness  by Edith Widder

Below the edge of darkness

Edith Widder

Book

"Edith Widder grew up wanting to become a marine biologist. But after complications from surgery caused her to go temporarily blind while at university, she became fascinated by light, and her focus turned to bioluminescence. On her first visit to the...

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Embroidered animals  by Yumiko Higuchi

Embroidered animals

Yumiko Higuchi

Book

"A lively and accessible book featuring embroidery motifs and sewing projects that highlight the wonder and beauty of the animal kingdom with designs for foxes, cats, owls, zebras, and pandas. From elegant birds to adorable rabbits and wonderfully si...

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Trejo  by Danny Trejo

Trejo

Danny Trejo

Book

"On screen, Danny Trejo is the most recognisable anti-hero in Hollywood - killed at least a hundred times, he steals every scene he's in. But off screen, he is so much more. The ultimate hard-knock-lifer, and a true man of the world, he has all the s...

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The invisible life of us  by Kate Jones

The invisible life of us

Kate Jones

Book

"Kate Jones and Mandy Hose have experienced the highs and lows of parenting - and they wouldn't change a thing. The pair met a decade ago and bonded over their premature twins with additional needs and their remarkable capacity for love, laughter and...

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My Amy  by Tyler James

My Amy

Tyler James

Book

"Written with a searing honesty and published for the tenth anniversary of Amy Winehouse's death, My Amy is an evocative portrait of unbreakable lifelong friendship - and a devastating study into fame, addiction and self-sabotage. Only one person knows...

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Provence style  by Shauna Varvel

Provence style

Shauna Varvel

Book

"An intimate tour of quintessential Provencal style, featuring chic homes and interior details inspired by this picturesque region. Thirty years after the publication of Peter Mayle's bestselling memoir A Year in Provence, the sun-drenched southern F...

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In plain sight  by Ross Coulthart

In plain sight

Ross Coulthart

Book

"Award-winning investigative journalist Ross Coulthart has been intrigued by UFOs since mysterious glowing lights were reported near New Zealand's Kaikoura mountains when he was a teenager. The 1978 sighting is just one of thousands since the 1940s, and...

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A radical awakening  by Shefali Tsabary

A radical awakening

Shefali Tsabary

Book

"Dr. Shefali Tsabary was 44 years old when she had an epiphany: the only person stopping her from harnessing her inner power was herself. Awoken to the patriarchal forces that shape female consciousness, Dr. Shefali dedicated her life to inspiring women...

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Crying in H Mart  by Michelle Zauner

Crying in H Mart

Michelle Zauner

Book

"From the indie rockstar of Japanese Breakfast fame, and author of the viral 2018 New Yorker essay that shares the title of this book, an unflinching, powerful memoir about growing up Korean-American, losing her mother, and forging her own identity. In...

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Slug  by Hollie McNish

Slug

Hollie McNish

Book

"The new collection of poetry and prose from the Ted Hughes Award-winning author of Nobody Told Me. From Finnish saunas and soppy otters to grief, grandparents and Kellogg's anti-masturbation pants, Slug is a book which holds a mirror lovingly up to the...

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Batch but better  by Lizzie Kamenetzky

Batch but better

Lizzie Kamenetzky

Book

"Batch but not boring - delicious, clever ideas to save money and reduce waste by turning one meal into three. With the addition of just a few store cupboard staples or a handful of fresh ingredients picked up on your way home, Batch But Better shows...

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The lost Café Schindler  by Meriel Schindler

The lost Café Schindler

Meriel Schindler

Book

"Kurt Schindler was an impossible man. His daughter Meriel spent her adult life trying to keep him at bay. Kurt had made extravagant claims about their family history. Were they really related to Franz Kafka and Oscar Schindler, of Schindler's List fame?...

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Perversion of justice  by Julie K. Brown

Perversion of justice

Julie K. Brown

Book

"For many years, billionaire Jeffrey Epstein's penchant for teenage girls was an open secret in the high society of Palm Beach, Florida and Upper East Side, Manhattan. Charged in 2008 with soliciting prostitution from minors, Epstein was treated with...

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A room of her own  by Robyn Lea

A room of her own

Robyn Lea

Book

"A Room of Her Own features the dazzling homes of twenty extraordinary women around the globe. Across sitting rooms and studios, salon-style hangs and table settings, this is a book of daring inspiration. In this new Renaissance period - a time of ar...

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Invisible walls  by Hella Pick

Invisible walls

Hella Pick

Book

"From Kindertransport survivor to pioneering Foreign Correspondent at the Guardian - the extraordinary life of Hella Pick. A trailblazer for women in journalism, Hella Pick arrived in Britain in 1939 as a child refugee from Austria. Over nearly four ...

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Hormone repair manual  by Lara Briden

Hormone repair manual

Lara Briden

Book

"The Hormone Repair Manual is a must-have guide to understanding and overcoming the symptoms of perimenopause and menopause. Naturopath Lara Briden has more than 20 years' experience in women's health. Her fresh approach aims to overturn the stigma o...

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Land  by Simon Winchester

Land

Simon Winchester

Book

"From the bestselling author Simon Winchester, a human history of land around the world: who mapped it, owned it, stole it, cared for it, fought for it and gave it back. In 1889, thousands of hopeful people raced southward from the Kansas state line ...

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Moon USA national parks  by Becky Lomax

Moon USA national parks

Becky Lomax

Book

"From misty mountains in the east to the redwoods in the west; from the glaciers of Alaska to the volcanoes of Hawaii, Lomax shows readers the top experiences in each park. Whether you're trekking to striking vistas, rafting wild rivers, or camping under...

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Rich dad poor dad  by Robert T. Kiyosaki

Rich dad poor dad

Robert T. Kiyosaki

Book

"Taking to heart the message that the poor and middle class work for money, but the rich have money work for them, the author lays out a financial philosophy based on the principle that income-generating assets always provide healthier bottom-line...

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Bird collector  by Alison Glenny

Bird collector

Alison Glenny

Book

A patchy archive of hallucinatory field notes, dictionary definitions from inside a dream, and diary entries from an alternate history. This collection of strange poems maintains both excitement and melancholy like the two-edged blade of a letter ope...

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How to draw cool stuff  by Catherine V. Holmes

How to draw cool stuff

Catherine V. Holmes

Book

"How to Draw Cool Stuff: Holidays, Seasons and Events is a step-by-step drawing guide that illustrates popular celebrations, holidays and events for your drawing pleasure. From the Chinese New Year to April Fools' Day, Father's Day to Halloween, Christmas...

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Lieutenant-Colonel David Cossgrove V.D.  by Kevin White

Lieutenant-Colonel David Cossgrove V.D.

Kevin White

Book

"David Cossgrove was undoubtedly one of the key players in the social reforms of the 20th Century. Early in 1908, David was watching a self-formed patrol of Boy Scouts undertaking adventurous activities on a riverbank, near their homes in Kaiapoi, Ca...

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Sight reading. Initial-Grade 2 Piano. by James Treweek

Sight reading. Initial-Grade 2 Piano.

James Treweek

Printed music

"This progressive method provides a carefully paced approach to the sight reading requirements of Trinity grade exams. For each grade there are ten lessons, each with a clear area of focus. Stage-appropriate sight reading tips, both general and specific...

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World religions  by John Bowker

World religions

John Bowker

Book

"An essential guide to learning everything you need to know about the history, central practices, and the key teachings of many religions. A compelling and insightful guide for uncovering and understanding a variety of the world's major religions. This...

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Montessori for every family  by Tim Seldin

Montessori for every family

Tim Seldin

Book

"This parenting book shows you how to make magical Montessori memories, every day. This beautiful, modern Montessori book for parents outlines the key principles of this parenting approach and shows you how you can easily apply this at home. It provides...

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Every. Night. Of. The. Week.  by Lucy Tweed

Every. Night. Of. The. Week.

Lucy Tweed

Book

"Welcome to Every Night of the Week, a cookbook for people who don't like hard-and-fast recipes, by food and recipe writer, stylist and Instagram genie Lucy Tweed. Some days you want to cook; other days the goal is simply 'food in mouths'. MONDAY has...

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Futuresteading  by Jade Miles

Futuresteading

Jade Miles

Book

"Futuresteading is a practical and inspirational guide to living in a way that values tomorrow: a slower, simpler, steadier existence that is healthier for you, your home, and the environment. Whether you live in a city apartment, in the suburbs or on...

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Life is tough, but so are you  by Briony Benjamin

Life is tough, but so are you

Briony Benjamin

Book

"Viral video producer Briony Benjamin was a few months into a new job when she started feeling crappy... All. The. Time. Doctors told her she was just stressed and should rest more and learn to meditate. But it turns out she had cancer all through her...

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F**k, I think I'm dying  by Claire Eastham

F**k, I think I'm dying

Claire Eastham

Book

"Claire Eastham is not a doctor or an academic, but over a seven-year period, she has experienced 371 panic attacks (and counting), and learnt a thing or two along the way. Part memoir, part guide, F**k I Think I'm Dying is an intimate, honest and u...

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Simply Raymond  by Raymond Blanc

Simply Raymond

Raymond Blanc

Book

"Featuring recipes from Raymond's ITV series - SIMPLY RAYMOND BLANC. 'Of the many cookery books that I have written, this one has the most extraordinary story,' says Raymond Blanc. His long-held plan to write a simple cookbook - inspired by his mother,...

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Eat what you grow  by Alys Fowler

Eat what you grow

Alys Fowler

Book

"Imagine a garden that is as beautiful as it is productive, that gives you fresh, wholesome, chemical-free food with flavours that go way beyond anything the shops can offer. In Eat What You Grow, Alys shows you how to create a rich, biodiverse garden...

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GENTLE AND FIERCE by BERRY VANESSA

GENTLE AND FIERCE

BERRY VANESSA

eBook

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True tracks by Terri Janke

True tracks

Terri Janke

eBook

Indigenous cultures are not terra nullius -- nobody's land, free to be taken. True Tracks paves the way for the respectful and ethical engagement with Indigenous knowledges and cultures. Using real-world cases and personal stories, Meriam/Wuthathi lawyer...

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French connection by Alexis Bergantz

French connection

Alexis Bergantz

eBook

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A blood condition by Kayombo Chingonyi

A blood condition

Kayombo Chingonyi

eBook

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The School by Brendan James Murray

The School

Brendan James Murray

eBook

Brendan James Murray has been a high school teacher for more than ten years. In that time he has seen hundreds of kids move through the same hallways and classrooms - boisterous, angry, shy, big-hearted, awkward - all of them on the journey to adulthood....

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How to make good things happen by Marian Rojas Estapé

How to make good things happen

Marian Rojas Estapé

eBook

"An empowering journey through the mechanisms of the mind from one of the world's leading mental health experts. For those in pursuit of a better life, psychiatrist Marian Rojas Estapé presents the essential guide to neuroscience-driven mindfulness.....

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A Chosen Destiny by Drew McIntyre

A Chosen Destiny

Drew McIntyre

eBook

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The better brain by Julia J. Rucklidge

The better brain

Julia J. Rucklidge

eBook

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Letters to Camondo by Edmund De Waal

Letters to Camondo

Edmund De Waal

eBook

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Media Unmade by Tim Burrowes

Media Unmade

Tim Burrowes

eBook

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Gut Health Hacks by Lindsay Boyers

Gut Health Hacks

Lindsay Boyers

eBook

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The secret wisdom of nature  by Peter Wohlleben

The secret wisdom of nature

Peter Wohlleben

Book

"In The Secret Wisdom of Nature, master storyteller and international sensation Peter Wohlleben takes readers on a thought-provoking exploration of the vast natural systems that make life on Earth possible. In this tour of an almost unfathomable worl...

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Intermittent fasting action plan  by Lee (Holistic nutritionist) Holmes

Intermittent fasting action plan

Lee (Holistic nutritionist) Holmes

Book

"Tired of restrictive diets telling you what and how much to eat? Not seeing results no matter how much you work out? Intermittent fasting is the way to go, and there's no better guide than this one. Research has uncovered the benefits to intermittent...

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How to draw cool stuff  by Catherine V. Holmes

How to draw cool stuff

Catherine V. Holmes

Book

"Each lesson starts with an easy-to-draw shape that will become the basic structure of the drawing. From there, each step adds elements to that structure, allowing the artist to build on their creation and make a more detailed image. Starting with the...

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The plant-based athlete  by Matt Frazier

The plant-based athlete

Matt Frazier

Book

"A captivating and persuasive scientific exploration of the athletic benefits of a plant-based diet, featuring interviews with stars who've made the switch from meat to plants"--Publisher's description.

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Empty nest

Empty nest

Book

"In this stunning anthology Carol Ann Duffy has selected 99 poems exploring parenting. The special bond between parent and child is both powerful and unique. And yet there is a time when that bond must ease, where our grip on that dear one must loosen,...

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Making vegan meat  by Mark Thompson

Making vegan meat

Mark Thompson

Book

"Foodie enthusiast and Youtuber Mark "Saustache" is here to show you a multitude of vegan and vegetarian dishes that will satisfy your tastebuds and have your guests exclaiming, "Wait! That's Vegan?" From mouthwatering BBQ ribs made from mushrooms to...

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Take one fish  by Josh Niland

Take one fish

Josh Niland

Book

"Forget everything you thought you knew about fish cookery with Take One Fish. There are no rules when it comes to cooking fish according to James Beard award winning chef Josh Niland, only an endless world of possibilities. With 60 mind-blowing recipes...

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Recipe for a kinder life  by Annie Smithers

Recipe for a kinder life

Annie Smithers

Book

"In this generous account of life on the land and in the kitchen, trailblazing cook Annie Smithers chronicles her quest for a more sustainable existence, in harmony with the environment and the self. Part meditation, part memoir, the book offers prac...

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One dish fish  by Lola Milne

One dish fish

Lola Milne

Book

"60 fuss-free, one-dish fish recipes to cook in the oven. Fish and seafood can be wonderfully quick to prepare and cook, but as ingredients they strike fear into the hearts of many - even those who otherwise feel confident in the kitchen. All of the recipes...

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The camping cookbook  by Annie Bell

The camping cookbook

Annie Bell

Book

"In this beautifully illustrated book, Annie Bell shows you how to make delicious and winning camping recipes with just the barest of essentials to hand. Using a travelling barbecue, one-ring burner or a tripod and pot, she creates portable feasts such...

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Down the highway  by Howard Sounes

Down the highway

Howard Sounes

Book

"Bob Dylan was the first figure in the history of popular music to challenge the domination of the three-minute pop song and to bring serious ideas and poetry into the song lyric. A true revolutionary, he was also the first pop performer to adopt the...

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The skinnytaste air fryer cookbook  by Gina Homolka

The skinnytaste air fryer cookbook

Gina Homolka

Book

"The must-have cookbook for any air fryer, with flavorful recipes that are healthy, convenient, and quick to prepare. #1 New York Times bestselling author Gina Homolka is beloved for her incredible recipes that transform your favorite, comforting foods...

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Jane Austen's best friend  by Zöe Wheddon

Jane Austen's best friend

Zöe Wheddon

Book

"All fans of Jane Austen everywhere believe themselves to be best friends with the beloved author and this book shines a light on what it meant to be exactly that. Jane Austen's Best Friend; The Life and Influence of Martha Lloyd offers a unique insight...

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A world on the wing  by Scott Weidensaul

A world on the wing

Scott Weidensaul

Book

"Bird migration remains perhaps the most singularly compelling natural phenomenon in the world. Nothing else combines its global sweep with its inherent ability to engender wonder and excitement. The past two decades have seen an explosion in our und...

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Crazy sweet creations  by Ann Reardon

Crazy sweet creations

Ann Reardon

Book

"Offering a fun-filled step-by-step dessert cookbook, Ann Reardon teaches you how to create delicious and impressive pastries, cakes and sweet creations. Join food scientist Ann Reardon, host of the award-winning YouTube series How to Cook That, as s...

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How to grill vegetables  by Steven Raichlen

How to grill vegetables

Steven Raichlen

Book

"America's grilling guru offers a primer for how to grill vegetables - with lots of creative flavors and techniques - whether you're eating main dishes that highlight vegetables, or you're rounding out the barbecue menu with grilled garden-fresh sides....

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Listen like you mean it  by Ximena Vengoechea

Listen like you mean it

Ximena Vengoechea

Book

"Could there be a more relevant book for our times? While there are plenty of books on persuasion, none tells us how to influence others through the quiet art of understanding. Vengoechea implores us to truly hear other people (maybe for the first time)...

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The interior silence  by Sarah Sands

The interior silence

Sarah Sands

Book

"Suffering from information overload, unable to sleep, Sarah Sands, former editor of the BBC's Today programme, has tried many different strategies to de-stress... only to reject them because, as she says, all too often they threaten to become an exercise...

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The New Great Depression  by James Rickards

The New Great Depression

James Rickards

Book

"The current crisis is not like 2008 or even 1929. The new depression that has emerged from the COVID pandemic is the worst economic crisis in U.S. history. Most fired employees will remain redundant. Bankruptcies will be common, and banks will buckle...

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Under a white sky  by Elizabeth Kolbert

Under a white sky

Elizabeth Kolbert

Book

"The Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Sixth Extinction returns to humanity's transformative impact on the environment, now asking: After doing so much damage, can we change nature, this time to save it? That man should have dominion "over all the...

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How to draw cool stuff  by Catherine V. Holmes

How to draw cool stuff

Catherine V. Holmes

Book

"How to Draw Cool Stuff shows simple step-by-step illustrations that make it easy for anyone to draw cool stuff with precision and confidence. These pages will guide you through the basic principles of illustration by concentrating on easy-to-learn shapes...

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