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Culture in a small country  by Roger Horrocks

Culture in a small country

Roger Horrocks

Book

"[This book] provides a remarkably wide-ranging but [in depth] account of the arts in New Zealand. Combining new perspectives on the past with a unique view of the situation toady during the pandemic, this is essential reading for everyone with an interest...

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Spring clean  by Sabreen Islam

Spring clean

Sabreen Islam

Book

"Sabreen Islam is an author and singer-songwriter based in Auckland, New Zealand. A writer since childhood, Sabreen crafts personal and powerful tales through poetry, song and literature. These poems discuss her journeys through mental health and rel...

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Draw your world  by Samantha Dion Baker

Draw your world

Samantha Dion Baker

Book

"See the world around you in a whole new way with this inspiring guide to nature drawing, urban sketching, travel drawing, drawing from memory or photos, and sketch journaling. See the world around you in a whole new way with this inspiring guide to ...

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A season in blue  by Edyta Sitar

A season in blue

Edyta Sitar

Book

"Embrace and enjoy! Now more than ever, quilters appreciate the joy of immersing themselves in the beauty of quilts. Reveling in classic blue and white, acclaimed author and designer Edyta Sitar of Laundry Basket Quilts shares an inspiring gallery of...

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Your guide to the national parks  by Michael Joseph Oswald

Your guide to the national parks

Michael Joseph Oswald

Book

"His full-color travel guidebook is the ultimate tool to simplify your travel planning. Detailed maps highlighting popular attractions and trailheads help visualize your itinerary. Lodging, camping, and hiking tables make choosing where to stay and what...

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Lugged bicycle frame construction  by Marc-Andre R. Chimonas

Lugged bicycle frame construction

Marc-Andre R. Chimonas

Book

"Contrary to popular belief, building a strong well-aligned bicycle frame does not require thousands of dollars of tools or weeks of hands-on training. This manual instructs the reader how to construct a quality lugged bicycle frame using inexpensive...

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Vegan Richa's Instant Pot cookbook  by Richa Hingle

Vegan Richa's Instant Pot cookbook

Richa Hingle

Book

"As Vegan Richa, Richa Hingle has a devoted following of readers who love her flavorful, easy-to-make vegan comfort foods. Her first book, Vegan Richa's Indian Kitchen, offered "traditional and creative recipes for the home cook," as the subtitle says....

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The architecture of health  by Michael P. Murphy

The architecture of health

Michael P. Murphy

Book

"A story about the design and life of hospitals-how they are born and evolve, the forces that shape them and the shifts that conspire to incapacitate them. Reading architecture through the history of hospitals offers a tool for unlocking the elementa...

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Journeys through the Radiant Citadel  by Justice Ramin Arman

Journeys through the Radiant Citadel

Justice Ramin Arman

Book

"An anthology of thirteen stand-alone adventures set in wondrous lands for the world's greatest roleplaying game"--Publisher's description.

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Mordenkainen presents monsters of the multiverse

Mordenkainen presents monsters of the multiverse

Book

"Sparkling with the musings of the wizard Mordenkainen, this tome features a host of creatures for use in the Dungeons & Dragons roleplaying game. Compiling and updating monsters that originally appeared in previous D&D fifth edition releases, these ...

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The Tao of Pooh and The Te of Piglet  by Benjamin Hoff

The Tao of Pooh and The Te of Piglet

Benjamin Hoff

Book

"Winnie-the-Pooh has a certain way of doing things which, as Benjamin Hoff brilliantly demonstrates, seems strangely close to the ancient principles of Taoist philosophy. Taoism emphasises living in harmony with the Tao, the way of the universe, just...

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Books make a home  by Damian Thompson

Books make a home

Damian Thompson

Book

"Books fulfil myriad functions in our lives. They provide information, foster our enthusiasms and spark our memories. But these personal treasures also add colour and a true sense of personality to our homes. Books Make a Home explores the important role...

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Why we travel  by Patricia Schultz

Why we travel

Patricia Schultz

Book

"For years Patricia Schultz has been telling us where to go-her 1,000 Places to See Before You Die® books and calendars have sold millions of copies to eager travelers looking to explore new destinations and round out bucket lists. Now, in a beautifu...

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365 days of colour in your garden  by Nick Bailey

365 days of colour in your garden

Nick Bailey

Book

"A beautifully photographed and inspirational guide to maintaining colour in your garden throughout the year. In 365 Days of Colour in Your Garden, BBC Gardeners' World presenter Nick Bailey shows you how to plant and manage your garden, whatever its...

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Booze & vinyl. Vol. 2  by André Darlington

Booze & vinyl. Vol. 2

André Darlington

Book

"A follow-up to the bestselling listening party guide, Booze & Vinyl, this is an all-new collection of groundbreaking music paired with mood-setting cocktails. Get set to party with 70 great records--organized by theme, from Rockin' to Beats, Mellow to...

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COPD for dummies  by Kevin Felner

COPD for dummies

Kevin Felner

Book

"Make your home COPD friendly. Your reassuring guide to understanding and managing COPD and getting on with your life. Want to know more about COPD? This straightforward guide provides clear information about this progressive disease, explaining how ...

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Breathing lessons  by MeiLan K. Han

Breathing lessons

MeiLan K. Han

Book

"An authoritative, accessible guide to how our lungs work and how to protect them. Most of us pay little attention to the workings of our lungs, but the COVID-19 pandemic has sparked interest in their functioning and fear about the risks they face. Dr....

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Asthma and allergies for dummies  by author Asthma Victoria

Asthma and allergies for dummies

author Asthma Victoria

Book

"Sneezes and sniffles all the time? This book nurses your nose through hay fever and sensitivity to moulds, covers allergic skin and food reactions, and offers advice on achieving better breathing and coping with bad bug bites. Packed with up-to-date...

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1945  by Peter Caddick-Adams

1945

Peter Caddick-Adams

Book

"March 1945. Allied troops are poised to cross the Rhine and sweep on into Germany. Victory is finally within their grasp. But if they believe this victory can be easily won, they face swift disillusionment. The final 100 days of the Second World War...

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Essence of shibari  by Shin Nawakiri

Essence of shibari

Shin Nawakiri

Book

"The art of kinbaku, also known as shibari, is an elegant way to connect with a partner or enjoy some erotic spice in your life. Explore the history of kinbaku, the practical ways to use shibari for graceful and steamy play, the psychology of bondage...

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Notes from your therapist  by Allyson Dinneen

Notes from your therapist

Allyson Dinneen

Book

"Daily inspiration in the form of hand-written notes on emotions, emotional intelligence, and relationships, based on the popular Instagram account @notesfromyourtherapist"--Publisher's description.

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Kia ora Precious Jewels  by Azra Moeed

Kia ora Precious Jewels

Azra Moeed

Book

"This book is not a scholarly text reporting research, nor does it intend to show someone how to teach. I present learnings about teaching and how important my students, my Precious Jewels have been in my growth as a teacher. It is about me growing up...

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Jacques Louis David  by Jacques Louis David

Jacques Louis David

Jacques Louis David

Book

"Jacques Louis David: Radical Draftsman will be the first exhibition devoted to works on paper by the celebrated French artist who navigated vast artistic and political divides throughout his life - from his birth in Paris in 1748 to his death in exile...

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Deeper into the wood  by Ruth Pavey

Deeper into the wood

Ruth Pavey

Book

"Over twenty years ago, Ruth Pavey bought four acres of scrub woodland above the Somerset Levels and set out to improve the lush haven for birds, insects and all manner of wildlife. Beneath the shade of the trees she spent two decades planting, she n...

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Krazy Kat collection  by George Herriman

Krazy Kat collection

George Herriman

Book

"Hailed as the most creative comic strip of all time, Krazy Kat offers a witty, raucous, and poetic portrayal of a love triangle between a mouse, a cat, and a dog. Krazy, a free-spirited, gender-fluid feline (sometimes referred to as he, sometimes sh...

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Aboriginal screen-printed textiles from Australia's Top End

Aboriginal screen-printed textiles from Australia's Top End

Book

"Aboriginal Screen-Printed Textiles from Australia's Top End presents the work of contemporary Australian textile artists working at five Aboriginal-owned art centers in the Northern Territory: Tiwi Design, Jilamara Arts and Crafts Association, Injalak...

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Simple & natural soapmaking  by Jan (Nerdy Farm Wife) Berry

Simple & natural soapmaking

Jan (Nerdy Farm Wife) Berry

Book

"Create fabulous modern soaps the truly natural, eco-friendly way. With this new comprehensive guide, herbalist Jan Berry offers everything the modern-day enthusiast needs to make incredible botanical soaps. Beginners can join in the sudsy fun with d...

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8 steps to reverse your PCOS  by Fiona (Naturopath) McCulloch

8 steps to reverse your PCOS

Fiona (Naturopath) McCulloch

Book

"Author and naturopathic doctor Fiona McCulloch dives deep into the science underlying the mysteries of PCOS, offering the newest research and discoveries on the disorder and a detailed array of treatment options. Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is the...

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Dinner for one  by Sutanya Dacres

Dinner for one

Sutanya Dacres

Book

"When Sutanya Dacres married her French boyfriend and moved to Paris at twenty-seven, she felt like she was living out her very own Nora Ephron romantic comedy. Jamaican-born and Bronx-raised, she had never dreamed she herself could be one of those A...

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Everyday optimism  by Dani DiPirro

Everyday optimism

Dani DiPirro

Book

"In this practical guide to remaining optimistic in tough times, social media hit Dani DiPirro expands on content from her popular online platforms, exploring how to be more 'positively present' in all aspects of life and providing specific, action-o...

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The Wakanda files  by Troy Benjamin

The Wakanda files

Troy Benjamin

Book

"An in-world book from the Marvel Cinematic Universe, The Wakanda Files--compiled by request of Shuri (Black Panther and Avengers: Infinity War) as part of her quest to improve the future for all people--is a collection of papers, articles, blueprints,...

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My father and other animals  by Sam Vincent

My father and other animals

Sam Vincent

Book

"Sam Vincent is a twenty-something writer in the inner suburbs, scrabbling to make ends meet, when he gets a call from his mother: his father has stuck his hand into a woodchipper, but 'not to worry - it wasn't like that scene in Fargo or anything'. When...

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Devil-land  by Clare Jackson

Devil-land

Clare Jackson

Book

"Among foreign observers, seventeenth-century England was known as 'Devil-Land': a diabolical country of fallen angels, torn apart by seditious rebellion, religious extremism and royal collapse. Clare Jackson's dazzling, original account of English h...

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Andrew Martin interior design review. Volume 25

Andrew Martin interior design review. Volume 25

Book

"Vintage or modern? Sleek minimalism or splendid opulence? Scandinavian hygge or Neon Art? For all that is emerging and on trend in the world of interiors, look no further than this anniversary edition of the interior design bible showcases the diver...

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Fly girl  by Ann Hood

Fly girl

Ann Hood

Book

"Ann Hood's adventurous years as a TWA flight attendant. In 1978, in the tailwind of the Golden Age of air travel, flight attendants were the epitome of glamor and sophistication. Fresh out of college and hungry to experience the world, Ann Hood joined...

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Building thinking classrooms in mathematics  by Peter Liljedahl

Building thinking classrooms in mathematics

Peter Liljedahl

Book

"Building Thinking Classrooms offers invaluable guidance for educators to effectively implement in their classrooms. Dr. Peter Liljedahl has provided comprehensive and meaningful tasks, accompanying detailed research and explanations, for creating the...

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More fish more veg  by Tom Walton

More fish more veg

Tom Walton

Book

"A delicious answer to eating more sustainably: simple, family-friendly flavours with easy seafood techniques by renowned recipe writer and chef Tom Walton. Tom Walton is renowned for his low-fuss, max-flavour, family-friendly food. More Fish, More Veg...

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Ultimate road trips  by Andrew Collins

Ultimate road trips

Andrew Collins

Book

"Ultimate Road Trips: USA & Canada provides detailed itineraries for 32 amazing driving routes and adventures, from enthralling national parks to charming small towns. Including epic journeys like California’s Highway 1, the Canadian Rockies, coastal...

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Explore Australia 2023

Explore Australia 2023

Book

"Explore Australia 2023 is the latest edition of the country's longest-running and most trusted travel guide. Now in its 39th edition, this guidebook has been completely revised and updated to reflect the way we travel across the continent, making it...

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Africa in fashion  by Ken Kweku Nimo

Africa in fashion

Ken Kweku Nimo

Book

"Africa in Fashion explores the kaleidoscope of craft cultures that have shaped African fashion for centuries and captures the intriguing stories of contemporary and avant-garde African brands. Part One looks at Africa's rich cultural heritage and place...

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The Lighthouse of Stalingrad  by Iain MacGregor

The Lighthouse of Stalingrad

Iain MacGregor

Book

"The sacrifices that enabled the Soviet Union to defeat Nazi Germany in the Great Patriotic War 1941-45 are sacrosanct. The foundation of their eventual victory was laid during the battle for the city of Stalingrad, resting on the banks of the river Volga....

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Weekends with Matt  by Peter Coleman

Weekends with Matt

Peter Coleman

Book

"Weekends with Matt is a classic odd-couple tale of two very different men and the common ground that can be found over a shared passion. It was somewhere between the chardonnay and the zinfandel that Peter realised he didn't have a clue about wine. On...

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How to plant a room and grow a happy home  by Morgan Doane

How to plant a room and grow a happy home

Morgan Doane

Book

"Whether you're a total novice, a newly minted plant parent or an experienced indoor gardener, this book will help you take the next step to having a well-planted home. Featuring cool plant projects and styling ideas to make the most of your houseplants,...

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Persiana everyday  by Sabrina Ghayour

Persiana everyday

Sabrina Ghayour

Book

"The all-new collection of more than 100 crowd-pleasing recipes for everyday eating from the author of the award-winning, Sunday Times bestselling cookbook Persiana. Designed to ensure maximum flavour with the greatest of ease - including no-cook, qu...

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Cricket grounds  by Brian Levison

Cricket grounds

Brian Levison

Book

"A history of beloved cricket grounds from around the world. Using a Then and Now format, historic pictures of cricket grounds are paired with their modern-day equivalent to show the dramatic changes that have taken place. Cricket Grounds Then and Now...

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Art against despair.

Art against despair.

Book

"One of the most unexpectedly useful things we can do when we're feeling glum or out of sorts is to look at pictures. The best works of art can lift our spirits, remind us of what we love and return perspective to our situation. A few moments in front...

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Ice bound  by Joy McCann

Ice bound

Joy McCann

Book

"The vast polar region to our south may seem far removed from the daily lives of Australians, but it exerts a profound influence on our island continent, shaping not only our weather but also our sense of place and history. In 'Ice Bound', Dr Joy McCann...

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Texas hold'em  by Mark Harlan

Texas hold'em

Mark Harlan

Book

"Playing Texas Hold'em is about the most fun you can have with two cards in your hand. Navigating the slang, rules, and intricacies of the game can be challenging, though. With Texas Hold'em For Dummies, 2nd Edition, you'll learn the tricks you need to...

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Reading financial reports  by Lita Epstein

Reading financial reports

Lita Epstein

Book

"Your personal roadmap to becoming fluent in financial reports. At first glance, the data in financial reports might seem confusing or overwhelming. But, with the right guide at your side, you can learn to translate even the thickest and most complex...

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World cocktail adventures  by Loni Carr

World cocktail adventures

Loni Carr

Book

"World Cocktail Adventures is a virtual cocktail tour in book form by creative duo Loni Carr and Brett Gramse of The Whiskey Ginger. With a total of 40 unique cocktail recipes featured, each recipe includes easy-to-access ingredients and a variety of...

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Wonderdog  by Jules Howard

Wonderdog

Jules Howard

Book

"How dogs defied science and changed the way we think about animals. What do dogs really think of us? What do dogs know and understand of the world? Do their emotions feel like our own? Do they love like we do? Driven by his own love of dogs, Charles...

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The trap  by David Icke

The trap

David Icke

Book

"David Icke's The biggest secret, first published in 1998, has been called the 'Rosetta Stone' of the conspiracy movement for the way it exposed how the pieces fit and the nature of the force behind human control. The trap is the 'Rosetta Stone' of i...

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Gilmore girls  by Elena P. Craig

Gilmore girls

Elena P. Craig

Book

"Oy with the poodles already! The first official collection of recipes inspired by the world of the fast-talking Gilmore Girls. Gilmore Girls: The Official Cookbook features dishes from every corner of Stars Hollow and beyond, including the Dragonfly...

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The five stages of collapse  by Dmitry Orlov

The five stages of collapse

Dmitry Orlov

Book

" A user's guide to economic, political, social and cultural collapse. In the face of political impotence, resource depletion, and catastrophic climate change, many of us have become reconciled to an uncertain future. However, popular perception of how...

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A sustainable future

A sustainable future

Book

"For centuries the garden has served as a central element in Muslim culture, but also in the development of modern cities. The gardens created by the Aga Khan Trust for Culture, seen in this fascinating book, show how these urban oases are catalysts ...

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New school macramé  by Terri L. Watson

New school macramé

Terri L. Watson

Book

"In this book, fibre artist Terri Watson shares her new school approach to creating contemporary knotted macramé canvases, using just a few simple knots. Featuring ten step-by-step projects and a library of over hundred patterns to create a wide variety...

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The mothers and daughters of the Bible speak  by Shannon Bream

The mothers and daughters of the Bible speak

Shannon Bream

Book

"In The Mothers and Daughters of the Bible Speak, Shannon Bream examines the lives of biblical women to see how God's plans can turn our worlds upside down. She tells the story of Jochebed, a mother who took enormous risks to protect her son, Moses, ...

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Morocco  by Catherine Scotto

Morocco

Catherine Scotto

Book

"Discover the colors and textures of 21st-century Morocco in this enticing collection of lush and inviting photographs of homes, gardens, hotels, and historic sites. Brimming with inspiration, this guide introduces readers to the next generation of i...

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Moody blooms  by Tricia Guild

Moody blooms

Tricia Guild

Book

"In the designs of Tricia Guild, atmosphere is everything. Patterns, colour, texture, furniture and furnishings interweave to create spaces that have all the depth and meaning of installation art. Yet just as an outfit never feels complete without a spritz...

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The modern cheeseboard  by Morgan McGlynn

The modern cheeseboard

Morgan McGlynn

Book

"The Modern Cheeseboard is a how-to guide that breaks the cheeseboard down into its components- cheese, meat, produce, crunch, dip, garnish. This sumptuous guide gives you everything you need to put together the perfect cheeseboard for any occasion, with...

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Living plantfully  by Lindsey Harrad

Living plantfully

Lindsey Harrad

Book

"Lindsey Harrad is the former editor of the UK's bestselling and award-winning vegetarian magazine. In Living Plantfully, she gathers together all the wellness wisdom she has acquired over 20 years of journalistic experience, as well as drawing on the...

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Fix your fashion  by Laura Strutt

Fix your fashion

Laura Strutt

Book

"Fantastic fashion that won't cost you the earth. What is a 'fashion footprint'? What's the problem with fast fashion? And is there any alternative to it? This inspirational guide is your sustainable sourcebook full of activities and practical tips on...

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English paper piecing workshop  by Jenny Jackson

English paper piecing workshop

Jenny Jackson

Book

"A collection of 18 English paper piecing (EPP) projects and techniques by EPP expert and TV presenter, Jenny Jackson. EPP is a traditional patchwork technique which is done by hand making it the perfect 'sofa sewing' project that can be done while relaxing...

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Danger on our doorstep  by Jim Molan

Danger on our doorstep

Jim Molan

Book

"What are Australia's options in confronting a rising and belligerent China? For the first time in nearly 80 years, war on our doorstop is not just possible, it is likely. Former army major general and Liberal Party senator Jim Molan has fought wars,...

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Crepe paper blooms, bugs & butterflies  by Eileen Lim

Crepe paper blooms, bugs & butterflies

Eileen Lim

Book

"Paper florist Eileen Lim shares her secrets to crafting flowers and insects from crepe paper, with step-by-step photos and full-size templates. Learn to make paper roses, peonies, dahlias, daffodils, tulips and more, as well as how to combine flowers...

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Backroads of Route 66  by Jim Hinckley

Backroads of Route 66

Jim Hinckley

Book

"The Backroads of Route 66 explores the landmarks, natural wonders, and historical gems left to be explored off the beaten path of America's most famous byway. This wonderfully illustrated, up-to-date guide to the natural, cultural, and historical gems...

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The power of photography  by Peter Fetterman

The power of photography

Peter Fetterman

Book

"The Power of Photography lies in its ability to ignite emotions across barriers of language and culture. This collection of iconic images, compiled by pioneering collector and gallerist Peter Fetterman, celebrates the photograph's unique capacity fo...

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Vogue  by Carol Woolton

Vogue

Carol Woolton

Book

"From couture to costume jewellery, the brilliant pieces featured on the pages of British Vogue for more than a century have encapsulated the fashion zeitgeist of each new age for which they were created. Adorning princesses and rock chicks alike, the...

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Geography is destiny  by Ian Morris

Geography is destiny

Ian Morris

Book

"The story of Britain, from its first moments as an island to its possible future. Geography is Destiny tells the history of Britain and its changing relationships with Europe and the wider world, from its physical separation at the end of the Ice Age...

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Syndrome K  by Christian Jennings

Syndrome K

Christian Jennings

Book

"For the first time, the remarkable full story of how the Holocaust was fought in Italy is told in English. Rome, spring 1944. The Nazi's persecution of Italian Jews was at its height. Giovanni Borromeo, the head physician at a hospital on the River ...

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English grammar for ESL learners  by Edward Swick

English grammar for ESL learners

Edward Swick

Book

"For clear, precise explanations of all aspects of English grammar, look no further than [this book]! As a beginning learner of English, you might find that grammar concepts can be confusing. To make progress with your English skills, you need guidance...

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Art life  by Sig Bergamin

Art life

Sig Bergamin

Book

"Architect and designer Sig Bergamin is known for his eclectic vision and vivid interiors that are the perfect mélanges of chic. A constant traveller, Bergamin loves collecting treasures wherever he goes - totems that inspire and evolve his craft. He...

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Rafa Nadal  by Dominic Bliss

Rafa Nadal

Dominic Bliss

Book

"This book is the complete guide to one of the greatest tennis players of the 21st century, winner of 20 grand slam men's singles titles, the King of the Clay, Spain's raging bull, Rafael Nadal. This fully illustrated biography charts his journey to the...

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Extraordinary escapes  by Gemma Bowes

Extraordinary escapes

Gemma Bowes

Book

"Extraordinary Escapes uncovers the hidden treasures that the UK has to offer, featuring unique and characterful holiday homes from the hit Channel 4 series, plus many more. These incredible getaways showcase England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ire...

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World cruising destinations  by Jimmy Cornell

World cruising destinations

Jimmy Cornell

Book

"One of the most influential cruising yachtsmen writing today, Jimmy Cornell has sailed over 200,000 miles on all the oceans of the world, including three circumnavigations and voyages to the Arctic and Antarctic. His successful guide to sailing around...

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Homes for families  by Joni Vandewalle

Homes for families

Joni Vandewalle

Book

"Many people assume that becoming a parent means sacrificing a stylish interior, but these creatively designed homes show that it doesn't have to be that way. When lifestyle journalist Joni Vandewalle's daughter was born she was disappointed to discover...

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Brave hearted  by Katie Hickman

Brave hearted

Katie Hickman

Book

"The true-life story of women's experiences in the 'Wild West' is more gripping, more heart-rending, and more stirring than all the movies, novels, folk-legends and ballads that popular imagination has been able to create. Whether they were the hard-...

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Wet felting  by Natasha Smart

Wet felting

Natasha Smart

Book

"Wet felting is an incredible textile art form that offers enormous opportunity for genuine creativity and innovation. This beautiful book is a complete guide to the process, from the basic techniques through to using embellishment materials to decorate...

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Paint with thread  by Emillie Ferris

Paint with thread

Emillie Ferris

Book

"Slow down and embroider your way through the changing seasons with the beautiful debut book from embroidery artist and rising star Emillie Ferris. Needlepainting, also known as thread painting or silk shading, is a form of embroidery that creates a ...

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The last days of the dinosaurs  by Riley Black

The last days of the dinosaurs

Riley Black

Book

"In The Last Days of the Dinosaurs, Riley Black walks readers through what happened in the days, the years, the centuries, and the million years after the impact, tracking the sweeping disruptions that overtook this one spot, and imagining what might...

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HBR guide to crafting your purpose  by John Coleman

HBR guide to crafting your purpose

John Coleman

Book

"Stop searching for purpose. Build it. We're living through a crisis of purpose. Surveys indicate that people feel less and less connected to the meaning of their work. Individuals everywhere are asking, "How can I find my purpose?" That's the wrong ...

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Not far from Brideshead  by Daisy Dunn

Not far from Brideshead

Daisy Dunn

Book

"Set in the world that Evelyn Waugh immortalised in Brideshead Revisited, this is a true and often funny story of the thriving of knowledge and spirit of fun and foreboding that characterised Oxford between the two world wars"--Publisher's descriptio...

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Recreating Titanic and her sisters  by Tad Fitch

Recreating Titanic and her sisters

Tad Fitch

Book

" Bringing the world of Titanic and her sisters back to life as never before through the captivating original artwork of talented artists. Immerse yourself in another era in this stunning new book from J. Kent Layton, Tad Fitch and Bill Wormstedt. Telling...

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Joy of jigsaws  by Holly Lambert

Joy of jigsaws

Holly Lambert

Book

"Are you already a puzzle fan? Or do you want to find a new hobby? Have you ever wondered how to make your own jigsaw puzzles or simply broaden your puzzling hobby? Then here is a book for you! Whether you are an avid fan or a beginner, this book will...

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The love that dares  by Rachel Smith

The love that dares

Rachel Smith

Book

"A good love letter can speak across centuries, and reassure us that the agony and the ecstasy one might feel today have been shared by lovers long gone. In The Love That Dares, queer love speaks its name through a wonderful selection of surviving le...

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The lives of moths  by Andrei Sourakov

The lives of moths

Andrei Sourakov

Book

"Moths are among the most underappreciated insects on the planet, yet they make up the majority of some 180,000 known species of Lepidoptera. Filled with striking images, The Lives of Moths looks at the remarkable world of these amazing and beautiful...

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The illustrated directory of guitars  by Nick Freeth

The illustrated directory of guitars

Nick Freeth

Book

"The most comprehensive reference book available to collectors, luthiers, musicians and the general reader. The Illustrated Directory series provide enthusiasts with a fully illustrated, comprehensive, hardcover reference book packed with timelines, ...

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Women on waves  by Jim Kempton

Women on waves

Jim Kempton

Book

"Few subjects in the world of sports and or the outdoors is more timely or compelling than women's surfing. From smart, strong, fearless women shattering records on 80-foot waves to professional athletes fighting for equal pay and a more fair and just...

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Secret Britain  by Mary-Ann Ochota

Secret Britain

Mary-Ann Ochota

Book

"Britain is full of ancient wonders: not grand like the Egyptian pyramids, but small, strange places and objects that hint at a deep and enduring relationship with the mystic. This beautifully illustrated book unearths more than fifty of our greatest...

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Be your own equine sports coach  by Alison Lincoln

Be your own equine sports coach

Alison Lincoln

Book

"As riders, we often spend many hours training independently without regular access to high quality coaches, sport psychologists, biomechanic specialists or exercise physiologists. This can be the difference between performing well and performing to the...

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A furious devotion  by Richard Balls

A furious devotion

Richard Balls

Book

"Punk protagonist, legendary drinker, Irish musical icon. The complete and extraordinary journey of the Pogues' notorious frontman from outcast to national treasure has never been told - until now. A Furious Devotion: The Life of Shane MacGowan vivid...

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Your magickal year  by Melinda Lee Holm

Your magickal year

Melinda Lee Holm

Book

"Your Magickal Year is like always having a wise witchy friend by your side. Within these pages you will find all you need to know to help you live your best magickal life, even if you are a complete novice in the metaphysical arts. Tarot priestess Melinda...

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Advanced bread baking at home  by Daniele Brenci

Advanced bread baking at home

Daniele Brenci

Book

"Brenci walks you through every step of his master sourdough process, including guidelines on using time and temperature to your advantage for awe inspiring bread every single time. Unlock the secrets of ancient grains, and there's even an entire cha...

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Otherlands  by Thomas (Paleobiologist) Halliday

Otherlands

Thomas (Paleobiologist) Halliday

Book

"What would it be like to experience the ancient landscapes of the past as we experience the reality of nature today? To actually visit the Jurassic or Cambrian worlds, to wander among their spectacular flora and fauna, to witness their continental shifts?...

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The betrayal of Anne Frank  by Rosemary Sullivan

The betrayal of Anne Frank

Rosemary Sullivan

Book

"Over thirty million people have read The Diary of a Young Girl, the journal teen-aged Anne Frank kept while living in an attic with her family and four other people in Amsterdam during World War II, until the Nazis arrested them and sent them to a.....

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The least of us  by Sam Quinones

The least of us

Sam Quinones

Book

"Quinones was among the first to see the dangers of synthetic drugs and a new generation of kingpins whose product could be made in Magic Bullet blenders. In fentanyl, traffickers landed a painkiller a hundred times more powerful than morphine. They laced...

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Tracing your Scottish ancestry through church and states records   by Chris Paton

Tracing your Scottish ancestry through church and states records

Chris Paton

Book

"Despite its Union with England and Wales in 1707, Scotland remained virtually independent from its partners in many ways, retaining its own legal system, its own state church, and its own education system. In Tracing Scottish Ancestry Through Church...

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The Diana chronicles  by Tina Brown

The Diana chronicles

Tina Brown

Book

""Twenty years after her death, Princess Diana remains a mystery. Was she "the people's princess," who electrified the world with her beauty and humanitarian missions? Or was she a manipulative, media-savvy neurotic who nearly brought down the monarchy?...

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The examined life  by Stephen Grosz

The examined life

Stephen Grosz

Book

""We are all storytellers – we make stories to make sense of our lives. But it is not enough to tell tales. There must be someone to listen. In his work as a practising psychoanalyst, Stephen Grosz has spent the last twenty-five years uncovering the...

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The origin of species  by Charles Darwin

The origin of species

Charles Darwin

Book

""Still considered one of the most important and ground-breaking books of science ever written, Darwin's ... exploration of tyhe evolutiuonary process challenged most of the strong beliefs of the Western world. Forced to question the idea of the Crea...

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Organizing solutions for people with ADHD  by Susan C. Pinsky

Organizing solutions for people with ADHD

Susan C. Pinsky

Book

"If you're one of the 10 million American adults with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), every day is a struggle to keep your home, your office, your electronics, and your calendar organized. Organizing Solutions for People with ADHD, 2nd...

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Batavia  by Peter FitzSimons

Batavia

Peter FitzSimons

Book

"The Batavia was the pride of the Dutch East India Company but during its maiden voyage it struck the unseen and treacherous reef in the Abrolhos Islands, 80 kilometres off the Western Australian coast. at midnight on 4 June 1629. And as the weather....

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Rework  by Jason Fried

Rework

Jason Fried

Book

""From the founders of the trailblazing software company 37signals, here is a different kind of business book - one that explores a new reality. Today, anyone can be in business. Tools that used to be out of reach are now easily accessible. Technology...

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Sevens sisters  by Rikki Swannell

Sevens sisters

Rikki Swannell

Book

The Black Ferns Sevens have been the dominant force in the Women's World Sevens Series since its inception in 2012, with five series titles, as well as claiming gold at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics. Their recent runaway success has been forged on the back...

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Vienna behind the façades  by Jenny Haworth

Vienna behind the façades

Jenny Haworth

Book

"f you think you know Vienna, think again. Vienna: Behind the facades - a personal journey is the story of Jenny Haworth's life-long love affair with Vienna, a personal memoir that pulls back the curtain and reveals the secrets of a city that once co...

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Straight arrows and fast bullets  by Peter Hill

Straight arrows and fast bullets

Peter Hill

Book

"Nock an arrow or load your rifle and get set to experience some old-school hunting tales told by a real character who has devoted his life to hunting! From when he was a young boy growing up in Hamilton in the 1970s, Peter Hill has been obsessed with...

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The autistic brain  by Temple Grandin

The autistic brain

Temple Grandin

Book

"Offers author's own experience as an autistic person alongside remarkable new discoveries about the autistic brain, as well as genetic research. This book highlights long-ignored sensory problems as well as the need to treat autism symptom by symptom,...

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A woman's place is in the brewhouse  by Tara Nurin

A woman's place is in the brewhouse

Tara Nurin

Book

"Dismiss the stereotype of the bearded brewer. It's women, not men, who've brewed beer throughout most of human history. Their role as family and village brewer lasted for hundreds of thousands of years--through the earliest days of Mesopotamian civi...

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Refactoring  by Martin Fowler

Refactoring

Martin Fowler

Book

"For more than twenty years, experienced programmers worldwide have relied on Martin Fowler's Refactoring to improve the design of existing code and to enhance software maintainability, as well as to make existing code easier to understand. This eage...

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Revenge  by Tom Bower

Revenge

Tom Bower

Book

"Meghan Markle's trajectory from unknown actress to world icon is remarkable. After a childhood spent on Hollywood film sets, she fought hard for stardom. But even when she landed her breakthrough role, her lifelong dream of celebrity remained elusive....

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How to make work not suck  by Carina Maggar

How to make work not suck

Carina Maggar

Book

"In this straight-talking guide to the real world of work, discover genuinely useful advice that will help you find the confidence to go for that promotion, quit your job, break into that industry, nail that pitch or climb over a creative brick wall....

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The workout bucket list  by Greg Presto

The workout bucket list

Greg Presto

Book

"Do leg day like America's toughest firefighter, join a bicycle race in the mountains of Colorado, or get pumped like a POTUS with this unique and well researched collection of exercises that will encourage and inspire you to try some of the most cha...

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100 questions & answers about chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)  by Campion Quinn

100 questions & answers about chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)

Campion Quinn

Book

"This book provides information about COPD, including topics such as diagnosis, medical, surgical, and rehabilitative treatment options, how to work with your physician to improve your health and avoid hospitalizations, cautions and pre-cautions, smo...

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How to take over the world  by Ryan North

How to take over the world

Ryan North

Book

"A tongue-in-cheek introduction to the science of comic-book supervillainy, revealing the true potential of today's most advanced technologies. Taking over the world is a lot of work. Any supervillain is bound to have questions: What's the perfect location...

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How to read and why  by Harold Bloom

How to read and why

Harold Bloom

Book

""Information is endlessly available to us; where shall wisdom be found?" is the crucial question with which renowned literary critic Harold Bloom commences this impassioned book on the pleasures and benefits of reading well. For more than forty years,...

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The fashion designer survival guide  by Mary Gehlhar

The fashion designer survival guide

Mary Gehlhar

Book

"The industry authority and consultant to hundreds of fashion design entrepreneurs offers behind-the-scenes insight and essential information to launch and grow your own fashion label. You'll hear from experts in social media, financing, and sales, along...

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The other way  by David Trubridge

The other way

David Trubridge

Book

The other way marries a designer's visual response to the details and textures of the land with poetic, descriptive and philosophical writing about the land and his relationship with it. There are 13 themed Chapters, each one of which is based on one...

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Strength for the journey

Strength for the journey

Book

When someone has dementia, traditional books can become incomprehensible and meaningless. This title from the popular range of Pictures to Share books is designed to be accessible and entertaining for anyone with mid to later stage dementia who may r...

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Slenderman  by Kathleen Hale

Slenderman

Kathleen Hale

Book

"The first full account of the Slenderman stabbing, a true crime narrative of mental illness, the American judicial system, the trials of adolescence, and the power of the internet. On May 31, 2014, in the Milwaukee suburb of Waukesha, Wisconsin, two...

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How to build a puppy ...into a healthy adult dog  by Julia Robertson

How to build a puppy ...into a healthy adult dog

Julia Robertson

Book

"Dogs do not demonstrate discomfort or pain in a way that can be easily translated by us humans, so we often miss that they are physically struggling. Understanding that making some very simple changes to our homes, activities, exercise regimes and how...

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Garden of your dreams  by Charlie Albone

Garden of your dreams

Charlie Albone

Book

"Let award-winning garden designer and landscape expert from Better Homes & Gardens Charlie Albone walk you through the process of turning your outdoor space into your own personal oasis. Start by identifying your dream design style, then learn how to...

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Pimp your air fryer  by Jake Grigg

Pimp your air fryer

Jake Grigg

Book

"If you are hoping for a standard air fryer cookbook, this book is not for you! Pimp Your Air Fryer goes against what you think a cookbook is. Written by Jake Grigg, aka the Air Fryer Guy, it is a recipe book that is not only fun and light-hearted, but...

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How to talk when kids won't listen  by Joanna Faber

How to talk when kids won't listen

Joanna Faber

Book

"Do you struggle with having honest and open conversations with your child? Do you find yourself not knowing what to say when faced with a tricky topic? From homework hassles to temper tantrums, sibling rivalry to bedtime battles, every parent has felt...

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We, the oppressors  by Jack Davy

We, the oppressors

Jack Davy

Book

"Ecological oppresion: In 1958, China declared war on sparrows, destroying its own crops and contributing to the deaths of more than 10 million people. Economic oppression: In the nineteenth century, the Shuar people of Ecuador were driven by economi...

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Don't forget to scream  by Marianne Levy

Don't forget to scream

Marianne Levy

Book

"Like grief or falling in love, becoming a mother is an experience both ordinary and transformative. You are prepared for the sleeplessness and wonder, the noise and the chaos, the pram in the hall. But the extent to which this new life can turn your...

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If Nietzsche were a narwhal  by Justin Gregg

If Nietzsche were a narwhal

Justin Gregg

Book

"What if human intelligence is actually more of a liability than a gift? After all, the animal kingdom, in all its diversity, gets by just fine without it. At first glance, human history is full of remarkable feats of intelligence, yet human exceptionalism...

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The pyramid of lies  by Duncan Mavin

The pyramid of lies

Duncan Mavin

Book

"The Pyramid of Lies by international financial journalist Duncan Mavin, is the true story of Lex Greensill, the Australian farmer who became a high-flying billionaire banker before crashing back down to earth, exposing a tangled network of flawed fi...

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Inside the mind of John Wayne Gacey  by Brad Hunter

Inside the mind of John Wayne Gacey

Brad Hunter

Book

"In this book the author enters the mind of John Wayne Gacy, the real-life 'Killer Clown', often said to be the inspiration for Stephen King's evil Pennywise in It. Gacy lured victims to his home with the promise of work or a warm bed and then duped them...

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Energize  by Simon Alexander Ong

Energize

Simon Alexander Ong

Book

"How to manage your energy to supercharge your productivity, performance and happiness. Your energy is the fuel that makes everything in your life possible. So how can you reach your full potential if you're always tired, stressed and struggling through...

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Stronger  by Dinesh Palipana

Stronger

Dinesh Palipana

Book

"A puddle of water on a highway changed Dinesh Palipana's life forever. Halfway through medical school, Dinesh was involved in a catastrophic car accident that caused a cervical spinal cord injury. After his accident, his strength and determination saw...

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Dad's guide to pregnancy  by Justin Coulson

Dad's guide to pregnancy

Justin Coulson

Book

"Learn how to be a great dad and partner with this practical, hands-on guide to welcoming the newest member of your family. How does my baby develop over 9 months? What can I do to be supportive during pregnancy and labour? And exactly how sleepless are...

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You'll be a wonderful dad  by Ailsa Wild

You'll be a wonderful dad

Ailsa Wild

Book

"You'll Be a Wonderful Dad is your practical and emotional guide on fatherhood in the lead up and months following the birth of a baby. Once a letter to a dear friend and quickly passed on from dad to dad, Ailsa Wild's warm and encouraging words of p...

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You have not yet been defeated  by Alaa Abd el-Fattah

You have not yet been defeated

Alaa Abd el-Fattah

Book

"Alaa Abd el-Fattah is arguably the most high-profile political prisoner in Egypt, if not the Arab world, rising to international prominence during the revolution of 2011. A fiercely independent thinker who fuses politics and technology in powerful prose,...

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A book of seeing  by Roger Horrocks

A book of seeing

Roger Horrocks

Book

Everyone with sight knows the pleasure of colours, the fascination of faces and bodies, the subtle forms of nature, and the curious patterns of art. This book is for everyone who would like to delve deeper into their experience of seeing. "Richly textured...

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Grounded  by Alisa Bryce

Grounded

Alisa Bryce

Book

"An Aussie scientist digs up some dirt about the history and science of soil. Life on land could not exist without soil. Almost everything we need can be traced to the soil- food, fibre, medicines, even oxygen produced by plants. What would we be without...

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Three things to help heal the planet  by Ana Santi

Three things to help heal the planet

Ana Santi

Book

"What began as a personal to-do list for Ana Santi has transformed into a book for anyone, anywhere, who may not have yet changed their habits for the future of the planet and humanity but would like to start now. We hear news of illegal levels of ai...

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Tarot by numbers  by Liz Dean

Tarot by numbers

Liz Dean

Book

"In Tarot by Numbers, best-selling tarot author, Liz Dean, shows readers a simple and fun method to quickly read the tarot by looking at the card's number. Do you want to learn tarot, but feel overwhelmed by all the card meanings? Tarot by Numbers teaches...

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Right here, right now  by Natalie Isaacs

Right here, right now

Natalie Isaacs

Book

"The science is clear: if we continue to burn fossil fuels at current rates, the Earth will continue to warm. Already, the consequences of climate change are upon us. Now, in this powerful call to action with optimism at its heart, the founder of the...

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Embrace kids  by Taryn Brumfitt

Embrace kids

Taryn Brumfitt

Book

"Imagine a world where young people don’t feel held back by their bodies. Where we appreciate each other for who we are and what we do rather than what we look like. Body image, and the associated issues of weight, food and physical activity, are hot...

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Betrayal  by Robert Mazur

Betrayal

Robert Mazur

Book

"Three years after undercover agent Robert Mazur infiltrated Pablo Escobar's Medellin drug cartel, he re-emerged, a half-million-dollar bounty still on his head, with a new identity for a risky new sting. Deployed to Panama, he worked, travelled, partied...

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Before the Big Bang  by Laura Mersini-Houghton

Before the Big Bang

Laura Mersini-Houghton

Book

"What came before the Big Bang, and what exists outside of the universe it created? Until recently, scientists could only guess at what lay past the edge of spacetime. But as pioneering theoretical physicist Laura Mersini-Houghton explains, new scien...

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Under the banner of heaven  by Jon Krakauer

Under the banner of heaven

Jon Krakauer

Book

"Jon Krakauer's literary reputation rests on insightful chronicles of lives conducted at the outer limits. He now shifts his focus from extremes of physical adventure to extremes of religious belief within our own borders, taking readers inside isola...

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Help!  by Oliver Burkeman

Help!

Oliver Burkeman

Book

"What is the secret behind happiness? In an attempt to find out, Burkeman tackles a range of subjects from stress, procrastination, laughter, time management and creativity. It's a subject that has occupied some of the greatest philosophers of all time,...

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Putin's trolls  by Jessikka Aro

Putin's trolls

Jessikka Aro

Book

"A chilling account of Russian information warfare, Putin's Trolls exposes the individuals and organizations behind the Kremlin's coordinated, military-style social media operations against the Western world. In this courageous and unflinching book,....

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The pocket atlas of human anatomy  by Chris Jarmey

The pocket atlas of human anatomy

Chris Jarmey

Book

"Revised and updated- a user-friendly illustrated guide to human anatomy, written for students and practitioners. This concise, pocket-sized guide is a full-color on-the-go reference for students and practitioners of anatomy, massage, physical therap...

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How to grow through what you go through  by Jodie Cariss

How to grow through what you go through

Jodie Cariss

Book

"In a world which can sometimes be challenging, frightening, overwhelming and complex, it's not surprising that sometimes we don't feel okay. This is what makes us human, but so often we are tempted to push those difficult feelings away or distract o...

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Saving nature one yard at a time  by David C. Deardorff

Saving nature one yard at a time

David C. Deardorff

Book

"Discover 100 ways to support endangered plant and wildlife species in your community and beyond. David Deardorff and Kathryn Wadsworth present 100 home projects designed to inspire and empower anyone who wants to help save our native flora and fauna...

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The invisible trauma  by Dave Morgan

The invisible trauma

Dave Morgan

Book

"In any war the health of a fit soldier can drastically change in an instant and so it was for the men and women in the Vietnam War. While the consequences of major physical injury from a high velocity gunshot wound or from shrapnel from an exploding...

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You can have a better period  by Le'Nise Brothers

You can have a better period

Le'Nise Brothers

Book

"You Can Have A Better Period is a straight-talking resource to help women understand their menstrual cycles and finally get answers to questions such as: "why am I so moody right before my period?," "are periods supposed to be so painful?," "why is my...

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Overthinking about you  by Allison Raskin

Overthinking about you

Allison Raskin

Book

"Dating is hard-but when you live with anxiety, OCD, and/or depression, dating can feel like a minefield. At last, a book that focuses solely on mental health and dating-an intersection that demands attention, given that one in five Americans will experience...

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Radical confidence  by Lisa Bilyeu

Radical confidence

Lisa Bilyeu

Book

"Radical Confidence is the story of how Lisa unpaused her life to cofound a company that went from zero to a billion dollars in just five years and become a leader in the world of personal development. Transforming herself with a growth mindset, Lisa...

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Get that job. CVs and resumes

Get that job. CVs and resumes

Book

"The ultimate guide to marketing yourself in CV or resume, and ensuring you make a professional impression in any job search"--Publisher's description.

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I wish I knew this earlier  by Toni Tone

I wish I knew this earlier

Toni Tone

Book

"We've all been on promising dates that left us feeling worse in the long run, suffered from breakups we might have mishandled, or stayed in relationships which should have worked but didn't. So what are we missing? Don't panic! Toni Tone is here to give...

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The book of awakening  by Mark Nepo

The book of awakening

Mark Nepo

Book

"Philosopher-poet and cancer survivor Mark Nepo opens a new season of freedom and joy--an escape from deadening, asleep-at-the wheel sameness--that is both profound and clarifying. His spiritual daybook is a summons to reclaim aliveness, liberate the...

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Heiresses  by Laura Thompson

Heiresses

Laura Thompson

Book

"New York Times bestselling author Laura Thompson returns with Heiresses, a fascinating look at the lives of heiresses throughout history and the often tragic truth beneath the gilded surface. Heiresses: surely they are among the luckiest women on earth....

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Save your gallbladder naturally  by Sandra Cabot

Save your gallbladder naturally

Sandra Cabot

Book

"This is a book to help everyone affected by disease of the gallbladder or bile duct. Gallbladder disease can be painful and frightening, which is why so many people are rushed off to surgery to have their gallbladder removed. Is this the best thing to...

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Freakonomics  by Steven D. Levitt

Freakonomics

Steven D. Levitt

Book

"Which is more dangerous, a gun or a swimming pool? What do schoolteachers and sumo wrestlers have in common? Why do drug dealers still live with their moms? How much do parents really matter? How did the legalization of abortion affect the rate of v...

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