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The Regiment by Rusty Firmin

The Regiment

Rusty Firmin

eBook

"This is the unforgettable chronicle of Rusty's combat experiences, transporting the reader back to the cutting edge of the SAS's deadly covert missions during the crises of the 80s and 90s. But even more fascinating is his intimate portrayal of what...

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Janey the vet  by Janey Lowes

Janey the vet

Janey Lowes

Book

In 2014 and in her mid-twenties, Janey Lowes had been a vet for just two years when she left her home in County Durham and went travelling. Visiting Sri Lanka, she was horrified to see the state of so many of the island's dogs, in particular the three...

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Mysteries  by Colin Wilson

Mysteries

Colin Wilson

Book

First published in 1978, Mysteries is the powerful and enlightening sequel to The Occult, continuing Colin Wilson's investigations into the paranormal, the occult and the supernatural. The experience of his own panic attacks gave Wilson his insight into...

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The quick roasting tin  by Rukmini Iyer

The quick roasting tin

Rukmini Iyer

Book

All 75 recipes in The quick roasting tin take less then 10 minutes to prepare and a maximum of 30 minutes in the oven. They are for people who want delicious home-made food which is wonderfully quick and easy. From worknight dinners through to family...

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The Buddha and the Badass  by Vishen Lakhiani

The Buddha and the Badass

Vishen Lakhiani

Book

The New York Times bestselling author of The Code of the Extraordinary Mind challenges everything you thought you knew about work, showing how aligning with your core values and fostering personal growth will lead to unimaginable success with a sense...

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Everything that makes us human  by Jay Jayamohan

Everything that makes us human

Jay Jayamohan

Book

'There are two ways to open a child's head. The pretty way and the quick way. Usually I shave the hair, use a scalpel to nick the skin then apply an electro-cautery device to burn down to bone level. It's a slow, precise method and it leaves almost n...

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Ten times happier  by Owen O'Kane

Ten times happier

Owen O'Kane

Book

Want to get happier? Not just a little but A LOT happier? Now you can with TEN TIMES HAPPIER by Owen O'Kane, psychotherapist, former NHS Clinical Lead and Sunday Times bestselling author of TEN TO ZEN. Modern life is a minefield for stress. Whether i...

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That will be England gone  by Michael Henderson

That will be England gone

Michael Henderson

Book

Neville Cardus once said there could be no summer in England without cricket. The 2019 season was supposed to be the greatest summer of cricket ever seen in England. There was a World Cup, followed by five Test matches against Australia in the latest...

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A schoolmaster's war  by Harry Rée

A schoolmaster's war

Harry Rée

Book

The wartime adventures of the legendary SOE agent Harry Ree, told in his own words. A school teacher at the start of the war, Harry Ree renounced his former pacifism with the fall of France in 1940. He was deployed into a secret branch of the British...

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The worlds of J.R.R. Tolkien  by John Garth

The worlds of J.R.R. Tolkien

John Garth

Book

This new book from renowned Tolkien expert John Garth connects the places which inspired Tolkien with their eventual appearances in his work. Organised by theme, Tolkien’s Worlds offers an illustrated biography of one of the world’s best-loved authors,...

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A house through time  by David Olusoga

A house through time

David Olusoga

Book

In recent years house histories have become the new frontier of popular, participatory history. People, many of whom have already embarked upon that great adventure of genealogical research, and who have encountered their ancestors in the archives an...

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Walking Chicago  by Robert Loerzel

Walking Chicago

Robert Loerzel

Book

With this newly updated guide in hand, visitors and locals can walk the streets of Chicago and discover why the town that brought us Michael Jordan, Al Capone, and Oprah is anything but a "Second City." Chicago's diverse neighborhoods represent a true...

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Expert witness by Anna Sandiford

Expert witness

Anna Sandiford

eBook

Forensic scientists are crime-solving sleuths producing slam-dunk evidence and tidy endings all in a day's work because being a forensic scientist is just like it is on the television, isn't it? In fact, it's so much more than this. From examining il...

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Amber morn by Brandilyn Collins

Amber morn

Brandilyn Collins

eBook

In book four of the Kanner Lake Series, a Saturday morning celebration at Java Joint coffee shop for the "Scenes and Beans" bloggers turns into terror when three gunmen burst into the coffee shop, shoot one person, and hold the rest hostage. Their demand:...

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You can't lie to me by Janine Driver

You can't lie to me

Janine Driver

eBook

A "New York Times"--Bestselling author and lie detection expert for the ATF, FBI, and CIA uncovers the tools to recognize liars in this easy-to-follow program that will help readers lead a confident, trust-filled life.

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Sand talk by Tyson Yunkaporta

Sand talk

Tyson Yunkaporta

eBook

This remarkable book is about everything from echidnas to evolution, cosmology to cooking, sex and science and spirits to Schr dinger's cat. Tyson Yunkaporta looks at global systems from an Indigenous perspective. He asks how contemporary life diverges...

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What to eat by Joanna Blythman

What to eat

Joanna Blythman

eBook

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On a wing and a prayer by Di Websdale-Morrissey

On a wing and a prayer

Di Websdale-Morrissey

eBook

In 1934, Melbourne's Lord Mayor announced a London-to-Melbourne air race to celebrate his city's centenary. The audacious plan captured imaginations across the globe: newspapers and magazines everywhere were filled with it; the world's pilots scrambled...

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The purpose-driven life by Rick Warren

The purpose-driven life

Rick Warren

eBook

This book will help you understand why you are alive and God's amazing plan for you--both here and now, and for eternity.

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Hug therapy by Stone Kraushaar

Hug therapy

Stone Kraushaar

eBook

Dr. Stone Kraushaar, a clinical psychologist known as "The Hug Doctor™" and the founder of "Hug Therapy™, brings us something more than a "feel good" book. It's a "do good" book. The 21-Day "Hugging Journey™" in this book will allow...

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Up all night by Carol Miller

Up all night

Carol Miller

eBook

The all-American chronicle of radio legend Carol Miller, from her rise to success in a male dominated world, to the rock stars she's known along the way, to, for the first time, the private story of her quietly waged battle with a deadly illness. As one...

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Beyond the front line by Mike McRoberts

Beyond the front line

Mike McRoberts

Book

Admired for his credibility and willingness to go to the hot spots, in a reporting career spanning 25 years, Mike is best known for his work in some of the world's most dangerous places, covering conflicts in Afghanistan, Iraq, Lebanon, Gaza, East Timor...

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Waiting to be heard by Amanda Knox

Waiting to be heard

Amanda Knox

eBook

Amanda Knox spent four years in a foreign prison for a crime she did not commit. In the fall of 2007, the 20-year-old college coed left Seattle to study abroad in Italy, but her life was shattered when her roommate was murdered in their apartment. After...

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Just an orange for Christmas by Christine Hunt Daniell

Just an orange for Christmas

Christine Hunt Daniell

eBook

When Christine Hunt Daniell sat down with pen and paper and talked with the 'old- timers' for this book, her motivation was to preserve more than the bland surface details of regional history. The stories are from the Wairarapa, but their core is es...

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Pack and rifle by Philip Holden

Pack and rifle

Philip Holden

eBook

First published in 1971 the book was immediately recognised as a classic of its genre. It recounts Philip Holden's adventures as a deer culler and contains a wealth of knowledge and hunting lore ready now to be taken up by a new generation of hunting...

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Ghost road by Anthony M. Townsend

Ghost road

Anthony M. Townsend

eBook

"A penetrating look at near-future disruption as truly autonomous vehicles arrive. For decades we have tried to build a car that will drive itself. Anthony M. Townsend's Ghost Road argues convincingly that the driverless car is a red herring. When se...

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Falastin by Sami Tamimi

Falastin

Sami Tamimi

eBook

Travelling through Bethlehem, East Jerusalem, Nablus, Haifa, Akka, Nazareth, Galilee and the West Bank, Sami and Tara invite you to experience and enjoy unparalleled access to Sami's homeland. As each region has its own distinct identity and tale to ...

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Aliens among us by Daniel Kariko

Aliens among us

Daniel Kariko

eBook

"With more than sixty stunning photographs of pillbugs, silverfish, moths, and other household insects, Aliens Among Us depicts a hidden world flourishing in our homes. Over the course of his photography career, Daniel Kariko came to realize that many...

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How to listen and how to be heard by Alissa Carpenter

How to listen and how to be heard

Alissa Carpenter

eBook

"Too often people avoid difficult conversations, but these discussions often need to happen to bring people together so we can all succeed. There's no denying that our workplaces are more diverse than ever. The best employees and leaders know that ha...

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Naruto. Vol. 28, Homecoming by Masashi Kishimoto

Naruto. Vol. 28, Homecoming

Masashi Kishimoto

eBook

It's been two years since Naruto left to train with Jiraiya. Now he reunites with his old friends to find out he's still not the most accomplished of his former teammates. But when one of them is kidnapped, it's up to Naruto to prove he's got the stuff...

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Storyville! by John Dufresne

Storyville!

John Dufresne

eBook

"A smart and funny guide to writing fiction, with engaging infographics that bring storytelling techniques to life. Whether you are daunted by a blinking cursor or frustrated trying to get the people in your head onto the page, writing stories can be...

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Stop surviving, start fighting by Jazz Thornton

Stop surviving, start fighting

Jazz Thornton

eBook

"Jazz Thornton first attempted to take her own life at the age of 12. Multiple attempts followed and she spent time in psychiatric wards and under medical supervision as she rode the rollercoaster of depression and anxiety through her teenage years -...

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Dark side of the moon by Wayne Biddle

Dark side of the moon

Wayne Biddle

eBook

A stunning investigation of the roots of the first moon landing forty years ago, this illuminating story of the dawn of the space age reaches back to the reactionary modernism of the Third Reich, using the life of "rocket scientist" Wernher von Braun...

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Fermenting Everything by Andy Hamilton

Fermenting Everything

Andy Hamilton

eBook

Kombucha, kimchi, kefir, and more! Yes, you can ferment nearly anything--for healthy, exciting, and tasty dishes Fermentation is the secret behind some of today's trendiest dishes. The bonus? It can even help build a healthier gut. With an ever-growing...

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Mindfulness solution by Ronald D. Siegel

Mindfulness solution

Ronald D. Siegel

eBook

Mindfulness offers a path to well-being and tools for coping with life's inevitable hurdles. And though mindfulness may sound exotic, you can cultivate it--and reap its proven benefits--without special training or lots of spare time. Trusted therapist...

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Ready for anything by Kathi Lipp

Ready for anything

Kathi Lipp

eBook

"There are those who've prepared, and those who wish they had. Let Kathi Lipp's Ready for Anything be your go-to guide for facing any unexpected crisis with confidence"--

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Witness by Ariel Burger

Witness

Ariel Burger

eBook

"In the vein of Tuesdays with Morrie, a devoted protégé and friend of one of the world's great thinkers takes us into the sacred space of the classroom, showing Holocaust survivor and Nobel Peace Prize recipient Elie Wiesel not only as an extraordinary...

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SETTLER'S COOKBOOK by YASMIN ALIBHAI-BROWN

SETTLER'S COOKBOOK

YASMIN ALIBHAI-BROWN

eBook

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Code name Madeleine by Arthur J. Magida

Code name Madeleine

Arthur J. Magida

eBook

The captivating story of the valiant Noor Inayat Khan, daughter of an Indian Sufi mystic and unlikely World War II heroine. Raised in a lush suburb of 1920s Paris, Noor Inayat Khan was an introspective musician and writer, dedicated to her family and...

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My bread by Jim Lahey

My bread

Jim Lahey

eBook

New York's premier baker shares his no-knead, slow-rise fermentation method for baking rustic, deep-flavored bread in a home oven.

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One bright moon by Andrew Kwong

One bright moon

Andrew Kwong

eBook

Andrew Kwong was only seven when he witnessed his first execution. The grim scene left him sleepless, anxious and doubtful about his fervour as a revolutionary in Mao's New China. Yet he knew if he devoted himself to the Party and its Chairman he would...

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Trespassers by Breena Bard

Trespassers

Breena Bard

eBook

Gabby Woods is looking forward to another summer vacation at her family's lake house, even though she would rather bury herself in a mystery novel than make new friends. But soon Gabby meets Paige, a snarky kid from Chicago, and they get caught up in...

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Stresshacking by Louise Lloyd

Stresshacking

Louise Lloyd

eBook

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Nature obscura by Kelly Brenner

Nature obscura

Kelly Brenner

eBook

"With wonder and a sense of humor, Kelly Brenner aims to help us rediscover our connection to the natural world that is just outside our front door--we just need to know where to look. Through explorations of a rich, varied urban landscape, Brenner reveals...

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Simply real eating by Sarah Adler

Simply real eating

Sarah Adler

eBook

"Forget diet perfection-discover a new approach to eating with this beautiful cookbook In this unique and welcoming cookbook, Sarah Adler invites readers to cultivate a healthy lifestyle that will actually last. The founder of Simply Real Health, Adler...

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100 ways to understand your cat by Roger K. Tabor

100 ways to understand your cat

Roger K. Tabor

eBook

Everything you need to understand about your cat is here in this essential owner's handbook.

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The journeys of trees by Zach St George

The journeys of trees

Zach St George

eBook

"An eye-opening investigation into forest migration past and present-and the people fighting to save its uncertain future. Forests are restless. Any time a tree dies or a new one sprouts, the forest that includes it has shifted. Today, however, an array...

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EXISTENTIAL KINK by Carolyn Elliott

EXISTENTIAL KINK

Carolyn Elliott

eBook

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The operators by James Rennie

The operators

James Rennie

eBook

Few outside the security services have heard of 14 Company. As deadly as the SAS yet more secret, the Operators of 14 Company are Britain's most effective weapon against international terrorism. For every bomb that goes off 14 Company prevent twelve....

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He was my chief by Christa Schroeder

He was my chief

Christa Schroeder

eBook

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The enneagram of belonging workbook by Christopher L. Heuertz

The enneagram of belonging workbook

Christopher L. Heuertz

eBook

Imagine who you might become if you could make peace with the whole of who you are, rather than over-identifying with the "best" of your type or rejecting the "worst" of its expressions.If self-awareness is the first step of the journey, self-acceptance...

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When all hell breaks loose by Cody Lundin

When all hell breaks loose

Cody Lundin

eBook

Describes the skills and supplies that individuals and families need to prepare for possible emergencies, and offers survival tips and advice related to shelter, water, food, first-aid, and self-defense.

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This is going to hurt by Adam Kay

This is going to hurt

Adam Kay

eAudiobook

Welcome to 97-hour weeks. Welcome to life and death decisions. Welcome to a constant tsunami of bodily fluids. Welcome to earning less than the hospital parking meter. Wave goodbye to your friends and relationships . . . Welcome to the life of a junior...

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The Neapolitan novels by Elena Ferrante

The Neapolitan novels

Elena Ferrante

eAudiobook

From one of Italy's most acclaimed authors, The Neapolitan Quartet is an exploration of the friendship between Lila and Lena, two bright young girls who grew up in the tough, rough streets of post-war Naples. This is no normal friendship; it's a frie...

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A less boring history of the world by Dave Rear

A less boring history of the world

Dave Rear

eAudiobook

Refreshes the parts other history books can't reach...A bit ropy on the Renaissance?In the dark about the Enlightenment?Or, in fact, do you need a revision course on the entire history of the world and want to read a witty, irreverent, definitely not...

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Galaxies  by David J. Eicher

Galaxies

David J. Eicher

Book

Have you ever wanted to explore the Milky Way? Are you curious about how black holes form (and what really happens if you get stuck in one)? Do you want to learn how to read the night sky from your back garden? Tour the most dazzling, fascinating, and...

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Essential Scandinavia  by Michelle Arrouas

Essential Scandinavia

Michelle Arrouas

Book

Whether you want to explore Norway's fjords and Denmark's historic sites, shop for innovative Swedish design and eat Nordic cuisine, or soak in an authentic Finnish sauna or Iceland's geothermal pools, the local Fodor's travel experts in Scandinavia are...

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Fifth sun  by Camilla Townsend

Fifth sun

Camilla Townsend

Book

Five hundred years ago, in November 1519, Hernando Cortés walked along a causeway leading to the capital of the Aztec kingdom and came face to face with Moctezuma. That story--and the story of what happened afterwards--has been told many times, but always...

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Málaga & Costa del Sol  by Andy Symington

Málaga & Costa del Sol

Andy Symington

Book

Malaga may be the smallest province in Andalucia, but it compensates with its significant population and economy, much of it based on tourism. The provincial capital is the vastly underrated Malaga, Andalucia's second largest city with a lively night...

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Central America  by Richard Arghiris

Central America

Richard Arghiris

Book

The sheer variety of options in Central America means that for once the cliche is true - there is something for everyone. The diversity of landscapes, cultures and opportunities excites, entices, and bewilders. The scope for adventurous holidays is v...

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Borneo  by Tamara Thiesen

Borneo

Tamara Thiesen

Book

Borneo travel guide travel information and holiday tips including Brunei, Sabah and Sarawak, wildlife, orangutan rehabilitation and birdwatching. Also covering accommodation and restaurants, trekking, diving and beaches, rainforests, the Danum Valley,...

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Crisis communication strategies  by Amanda Coleman

Crisis communication strategies

Amanda Coleman

Book

Crisis communication is high stakes work. For communications managers and PR professionals, it's likely to be the most stressful time of their working life. Crisis Communication Strategies is a must-have handbook for laying the groundwork before a crisis...

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The most beautiful job in the world  by Giulia Mensitieri

The most beautiful job in the world

Giulia Mensitieri

Book

Fashion is one of the most powerful industries in the world, accounting for 6 per cent of global consumption and growing steadily. Since the 1980s and the birth of the neoliberal economy, it has emerged as the glittering face of capitalism, bringing ...

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Fear less  by Pippa Grange

Fear less

Pippa Grange

Book

If we were truly free from fear, what could we achieve? We strive for success, but we are rarely happy. The more we try to win - putting on a brave face for work or family - the more we risk losing ourselves. And even reaching our goals can feel stra...

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Crossing the line  by John (Police officer) Sutherland

Crossing the line

John (Police officer) Sutherland

Book

As a society, we are captivated by policing; we watch police procedurals and fly-on-the-wall documentaries and absorb the headlines on the rolling news. Yet how much do we really know about the world that policing inhabits and reveals? In his deeply ...

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Growing young  by Marta Zaraska

Growing young

Marta Zaraska

Book

A smart, research-driven case for why optimism, kindness and strong social networks will help us live to 100. What to do to live long? From fountain-searching Ponce de Leon to pill-popping Silicon Valley techies humanity has been trying to pinpoint the...

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Battle of Britain  by Simon Pearson

Battle of Britain

Simon Pearson

Book

In Battle of Britain: The pilots and planes that made history, Ed Gorman and Simon Pearson paint a vivid picture of the men and their machines as the battle for air superiority over Britain is played out across the skies of Europe, from the west of Ireland...

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Keto-green 16  by Anna Cabeca

Keto-green 16

Anna Cabeca

Book

An innovative 16-day plan that combines the fat-burning benefits of a ketogenic diet with the brain-clearing and keto-flu protection of alkaline food, by the author of the international bestseller, The Hormone Fix. There is no question that going keto...

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Real life money  by Clare Seal

Real life money

Clare Seal

Book

Part memoir, part guide, Real Life Money takes the reader on a journey that can be adapted to their own pace and circumstances. It will cover everything from how to negotiate repayment terms with creditors and setting realistic budgets without punish...

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Chanel  by Justine Picardie

Chanel

Justine Picardie

Book

Justine Picardie's acclaimed illustrated biography of Coco Chanel (1883-1971), one of the twentieth century's most captivating personalities and a defining figure in fashion history. Whoever attempts to understand Chanel's life is confronted by count...

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A rip in heaven  by Jeanine Cummins

A rip in heaven

Jeanine Cummins

Book

A Rip in heaven is Jeanine Cummins' story of a night in April, 1991, when her two cousins Julie and Robin Kerry, and her brother, Tom, were assaulted on the Old Chain of Rocks Bridge, which spans the Mississippi River just outside of St. Louis. When,...

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The Russian job  by Douglas Smith

The Russian job

Douglas Smith

Book

In 1921, after six years of unrelenting war and revolution, Russia was in ruins. The economy had collapsed, the country was ravaged by disease and starvation claimed the lives of millions. People were so desperate for food that there were reports of....

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Draping: the complete course  by Karolyn Kiisel

Draping: the complete course

Karolyn Kiisel

Book

Draping - the art of using calico to design directly on a dress form - is an essential skill for fashion students. Covering the most basic to more advanced techniques, this series of master classes provides a complete course. Projects include dresses,...

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Building character

Building character

Book

As the modern world changes and evolves, so does the modern lifestyle. Our levels of home comfort, desires, and overall life satisfactions are being defined in new ways, often contrasting with notions of the "traditional" house design. We aim to live...

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Ballet  by Arthur Elgort

Ballet

Arthur Elgort

Book

Following his career-spanning monograph "The big picture", Arthur Elgort pays homage to his first love and eternal muse in this new collection of photographs. While glimpsing ballet through Elgort's lens we are taken not to the front of the stage but...

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Gurus of chaos by Saurabh Mukherjea

Gurus of chaos

Saurabh Mukherjea

eBook

The Indian stock market is many things to many people. Some are drawn to its thrill and promise but, more often than not, they fail to recognize the risk that accompanies the reward of a great ride. For many, the market and its workings defy logic a...

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