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The eagle of the Ninth by Rosemary Sutcliff

The eagle of the Ninth

Rosemary Sutcliff

eAudiobook

Around 117 AD the Roman Ninth Legion was ordered to put down an uprising among the Caledonian tribes. Four thousand men vanished without a trace into the swirling mists of the north of Roman Britain. Many years after their disappearance, a young cent...

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Intimacy & desire by David Morris Schnarch

Intimacy & desire

David Morris Schnarch

eBook

In this groundbreaking book, Dr David Schnarch, one of the foremost experts on sexuality and relationships, explains why normal healthy couples in long-term relationships have sexual-desire problems, regardless of how much they love each other or how...

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How to do a liver transplant by Kellee Slater

How to do a liver transplant

Kellee Slater

eBook

When everything is in place and both teams are ready, someone cries out 'Cross-clamp!' Then it is on for young and old as the clock is ticking. Up to this point, it has been a careful and considered surgery. Now it is all about speed. We move like Ed...

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The revolution was televised by Alan Sepinwall

The revolution was televised

Alan Sepinwall

eBook

This book chronicles the remarkable transformation of the small screen over the past fifteen years. Focusing on twelve innovative television dramas that changed the medium and the culture at large, including The Sopranos, Oz, The Wire, Deadwood, The ...

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The Great War by Peter Hart

The Great War

Peter Hart

eBook

The Great War was the first truly global conflict, and it changed the course of world history. Empires fell, others were crippled and new contenders emerged. Economies crashed, and millions would be affected by the Depression that followed. Understanding...

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Payback by Margaret Atwood

Payback

Margaret Atwood

eBook

Payback is an intelligent, wide-ranging book that examines the metaphor of debt and the role it takes in our lives. Debt is like air - something we take for granted and never think about until things go wrong. This is not a book about debt management...

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Bill Bryson's The mother tongue by Devon Smith

Bill Bryson's The mother tongue

Devon Smith

eBook

In Mother Tongue: English and How It Got That Way, Bill Bryson guides us through the complicated history of the English language to figure out why it is the way it is. It's an interesting journey, part thesis and part pop science, that explains the m...

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Ngaio Marsh by Joanne Drayton

Ngaio Marsh

Joanne Drayton

eBook

While Ngaio Marsh had a larger-than-life public persona, she was fiercely protective of her private life. This fasinating biography of Ngaio Marsh pieces together both the public and private Marsh in a way that is as riveting as a crime novel. Through...

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Get rich blogging by Zoe Griffin

Get rich blogging

Zoe Griffin

eBook

"With tips from the authors of some of the world's most respected and financially successful blogs on fashion, music, film, men's lifestyle and women's lifestyle, this book explains how anyone can start up a blogging business from scratch. ... You'll...

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Yoga by Cheryl Isaacson

Yoga

Cheryl Isaacson

eBook

Yoga has been shown to benefit both mind and body in the short and long term; it opens doors to a healthy lifestyle, a supple body and personal peace. 20 Minutes to Master Yoga is a clear introduction to the practice and key postures, showing you how...

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Feng shui by Simon Brown

Feng shui

Simon Brown

eBook

Feng Shui is the ancient Oriental system of organising your home and workplace in a way that promotes health, happiness and success. Learning the basic principles can help you transform your environment. With this book you can learn the core ideas an...

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Food for babies & toddlers

Food for babies & toddlers

Book

Parents often worry about what to feed their kids, especially what to feed babies when they start eating solid foods. This book contains plenty of puree recipes for babies, as well as chunkier foods as they learn to chew. There are also recipes for t...

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Delicious recipes for your pressure cooker & slow cooker. Vol 2

Delicious recipes for your pressure cooker & slow cooker. Vol 2

Book

If you love your pressure cooker or slow cooker, you're always on the look out for a new dinner favourites. In our second volume, we've come up with 100+ all new recipes that will have you returning to your preferred cooker every night of the week. It...

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Baking

Baking

Book

Baking has always been The Weekly's favourite subject - this book has a wonderful collection of up-to-date recipes just crying out to become part of every home cook's repertoire. The recipes include everything from pies, tarts, pastries, cakes, biscu...

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Period queen  by Lucy Peach

Period queen

Lucy Peach

Book

As young girls, most of us were given the talk about how to manage our periods. It's the beginning of a tedious bloody grind, one of the last great taboos. But the truth is, the menstrual cycle has benefits - big, fantastic, daily, monthly, even life...

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Paris match  by John von Sothen

Paris match

John von Sothen

Book

In Brooklyn, John von Sothen fell in love with Anaïs, a French waitress. And then, one night in Paris, on the Pont Neuf, she agreed to marry him ("Bah, we can always get divorced!"). A couple of decades in, the two have become quatre, living in their...

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Mackenzie's Mission  by Rachael Casella

Mackenzie's Mission

Rachael Casella

Book

Rachael and Jonathan were thrilled to welcome their baby Mackenzie into the world and to start their new lives as parents. Little did they know that in a few months they would be tested to endurance and beyond. Like many other couples starting a fami...

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The great thermo meal prep cookbook  by Tracey Pattison

The great thermo meal prep cookbook

Tracey Pattison

Book

Works with any thermo device. Over 170 recipes. Get set for the week. Having a thermo device is like having an extra pair of hands in the kitchen. In this indispensable guide, kitchen whiz Tracey Pattison shows you how to put your device to work, pre...

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Everyone can bake  by Dominique (Chef) Ansel

Everyone can bake

Dominique (Chef) Ansel

Book

Dominique Ansel is the creator of beautiful, innovative, and delicious desserts, from the Frozen S'More to the Cronut, the croissant-doughnut hybrid that took the world by storm. He has been called the world's best pastry chef. But this wasn't always...

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The convict valley  by Mark Dunn

The convict valley

Mark Dunn

Book

The story of the second British penal settlement in Australia, where a notoriously brutal convict regime became the template for penal stations in other states. Mark Dunn explores relations between the white settlers and the local Aboriginal landholders,...

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Biological extinction

Biological extinction

Book

The rapidly increasing human pressure on the biosphere is pushing biodiversity into the sixth mass extinction event in the history of life on Earth. The organisms being exterminated are integral working parts of our planet's life support system, and their...

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Overkill  by Paul A. Offit

Overkill

Paul A. Offit

Book

Modern medicine has significantly advanced in the last few decades as more informed practices, thorough research, and incredible breakthroughs have made it possible to successfully treat and even eradicate many serious ailments. But while we have learned...

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Strange situation  by Bethany Saltman

Strange situation

Bethany Saltman

Book

How can we create strong attachments with our children and why does it matter? In this intimate, rigorous book, a mother investigates the often misunderstood science of attachment theory while navigating her relationships with her own daughter and mo...

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The pastry chef's guide  by Ravneet Gill

The pastry chef's guide

Ravneet Gill

Book

'Pastry is an art but it is also food so remember to stay in touch with your ingredients, reflect the seasons in your food and, for the love of God, don't use strawberries in December.' This is a book aimed at chefs and home bakers alike who FEAR baking....

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Diary of a young naturalist  by Dara McAnulty

Diary of a young naturalist

Dara McAnulty

Book

Diary of a Young Naturalist chronicles the turning of 15-year-old Dara McAnulty's world. From spring and through a year in his home patch in Northern Ireland, Dara spent the seasons writing. These vivid, evocative and moving diary entries about his c...

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Complete baking  by Caroline Bretherton

Complete baking

Caroline Bretherton

Book

What's the difference between beating and folding? What should "soft peaks" look like? How do you line a pastry crust? When it comes to baking, knowing what an instruction means can be the difference between a showstopper and a soggy bottom. That's w...

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The spectrum of sex  by Hida Viloria

The spectrum of sex

Hida Viloria

Book

This transformative guide completely breaks down our current understanding of biological sex and gender diversity. Introducing readers to seven variations of human sex, the book challenges the myth that sex and gender are binary and explores the inhe...

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Fairest  by Meredith Talusan

Fairest

Meredith Talusan

Book

A singular, beautifully written coming-of-age memoir of a Filipino boy with albinism whose story travels from an immigrant childhood to Harvard to a gender transition and illuminates the illusions of race, disability, and gender. Fairest is a memoir about...

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Madagascar  by Anthony Ham

Madagascar

Anthony Ham

Book

Lonely Planet's Madagascar is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Watch chameleons and lemurs in mountainous national parks, haggle like a local at the Marche Artisanal...

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Germany, Austria & Switzerland's best trips  by Marc Di Duca

Germany, Austria & Switzerland's best trips

Marc Di Duca

Book

Whether exploring your own backyard or somewhere new, discover the freedom of the open road with Lonely Planet's Germany, Austria & Switzerland's Best Trips. Featuring 33 amazing trips, plus up-to-date advice on the destinations you'll visit along the...

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Georgia, Armenia & Azerbaijan  by Tom Masters

Georgia, Armenia & Azerbaijan

Tom Masters

Book

Lonely Planet's Georgia, Armenia & Azerbaijan is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Wander Old Town's lanes in Georgia, slow down in Azerbaijan's outdoor cafes and see...

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Estonia, Latvia & Lithuania  by Anna Kaminski

Estonia, Latvia & Lithuania

Anna Kaminski

Book

Lonely Planet's Estonia, Latvia & Lithuania is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Soak up history in Estonia's Old Towns, enjoy a midsummer bonfire and beer in Lithuania,...

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Van Eyck

Van Eyck

Book

Flemish painter Jan Van Eyck (c. 1390-1441) towered above his contemporaries. With his unprecedented technique, scientific knowledge and unparalleled powers of observation, Van Eyck lifted oil painting to previously unseen heights and helped determine...

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Tour de force  by Roman Quaedvlieg

Tour de force

Roman Quaedvlieg

Book

From his first day in uniform as a policeman during the dying days of 'the Moonlight State' on the mean streets of Fortitude Valley, to undercover with bikies and gangs; working alongside colleagues solid and dubious until he reached the nation's corridors...

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Love like that  by Les Parrott

Love like that

Les Parrott

Book

In this inspiring, utterly practical new book, #1 New York Times bestselling author Dr. Les Parrott writes a viable prescription for becoming more loving with family, friends, coworkers, and even strangers. In his trademark approachable style, Dr. Pa...

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More miles than money by Garth Cartwright

More miles than money

Garth Cartwright

eBook

Armed only with a Greyhound ticket and enough money for his next beer, Garth Cartwright set out to see whether the American roots music he loved - blues and country, folk and soul - was still alive in the twenty-first century. His journey took him from...

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Nourishing the heart and soothing the nerves by Ruixian Zhang

Nourishing the heart and soothing the nerves

Ruixian Zhang

eBook

This series of books designed to help ordinary people recognize herbs, understand them in their daily life, then they can scientifically use herbs to preserve life. In order to make our bodies in the balance of yin and Yang, the harmony of five-zang organs...

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Mysteries of mysterious phenomenon by Zhouzi Fang

Mysteries of mysterious phenomenon

Zhouzi Fang

eBook

Is the end of the world really coming? Have the United States military ever caught aliens? Does the Kung Fu "acupoint pressing" exist in the world? Does your blood type decide your character?Be careful! Rumors, pseudoscience, false news and doctrines...

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Illustrated ways of massaging by Furong Yu

Illustrated ways of massaging

Furong Yu

eBook

This book describes in details ways of massaging for couples to practice at home, between husbands and wives, with many illustrations, is easy to read and easy to follow.

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How to understand your children by Wu Xiao

How to understand your children

Wu Xiao

eBook

Upgraded version of the most satisfing works Xiao Wu wrote in the past decade, which has been staying on the bestseller list for a consecutive 4 years. In the book, she introduces case studies as well as possible solutions for common developmental problems...

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Zhongguo li shi ming cheng = Historical cities in China by Huawen Fang

Zhongguo li shi ming cheng = Historical cities in China

Huawen Fang

eBook

This books is one of the books from the five-book series—Chinese Culture Series, this series is written in Chinese and English, is one of the National 11th Five Year Key Books in China, presents a vivid picture of China, and this book mainly tells the...

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Healthy diet full of love by Ye Zhang

Healthy diet full of love

Ye Zhang

eBook

Zhang Ye, a nutritionist and director of Nutrition Division of No. 309 Hospital of the People's Liberation Army. She has been working as a nutritionist for almost 30 years with rich clinic experience. She was invited to host many TV shows in different...

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Health and wisdom of menopause by Xiaoqing Fan

Health and wisdom of menopause

Xiaoqing Fan

eBook

Menopause is an very important period during a woman's life. Knowing the characters and common syndrom of this period helps women to treat it properly. The book provided practical ways to adapt the menopause mentally as well as recipes and medicine based...

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First step as a mother by Wu Xiao

First step as a mother

Wu Xiao

eBook

Breast Feeding is the first lesson every mom should learn after giving birth to their precious baby. Opportunity knocks but once. The book introduces scientific feeding methods advocated by La Leche League, which could certainly bring happiness and health...

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From midnight to guntown by John R. Hailman

From midnight to guntown

John R. Hailman

eBook

"As a federal prosecutor in Mississippi for over thirty years, John Hailman worked with federal agents, lawyers, judges, and criminals of every stripe. In From Midnight to Guntown, he recounts amazing trials and bad guy antics from the darkly humorous...

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Rachel's Irish family food by Rachel Allen

Rachel's Irish family food

Rachel Allen

eBook

Bring loved ones together with this collection of delicious and simple recipes that highlight the best of authentic Irish cooking. Over 100 recipes that offer the best in traditional and modern Irish cooking, from new twists on old classics to tried and...

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The fast diet by Michael Mosley

The fast diet

Michael Mosley

eBook

The official 5:2 diet. Is it possible to eat well, most of the time, and get slimmer and healthier as you do it? The fast diet it is. This revolutionary new approach to weight loss is really is as simple as it sounds: you eat normally five days a week,...

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The diaries of a Fleet Street fox by author Fleet Street Fox

The diaries of a Fleet Street fox

author Fleet Street Fox

eBook

"Fleet Street Fox's anonymity allows her to delve deep into the dark corners of that most guilty of pleasures - the tabloid exposé. Acerbic, funny, and revelatory, her diaries show the heart within the hack as she tries to recover from a betrayal as....

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Volume control by David Owen

Volume control

David Owen

Large Print

"The surprising science of hearing and the remarkable technologies that can help us hear better. Our sense of hearing makes it easy to connect with the world and the people around us. The human system for processing sound is a biological marvel, an i...

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Beetlejuice by Eddie Perfect

Beetlejuice

Eddie Perfect

Printed music

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Unnatural causes by Richard (Forensic pathologist) Shepherd

Unnatural causes

Richard (Forensic pathologist) Shep...

Large Print

"Dr Richard Shepherd is the UK's foremost forensic pathologist, his job to understand the deaths which may have no natural cause. From crime scene to court room, his findings are crucial to the pursuit of justice. His work has seen killers put behind...

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A short history of Europe by Simon (Historian) Jenkins

A short history of Europe

Simon (Historian) Jenkins

Large Print

"Europe has for two millennia been a remarkably successful continent. In this dazzling new history, bestselling author Simon Jenkins tells the story of its evolution from a battlefield of warring tribes to peace, wealth and freedom - a story that twists...

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Close to where the heart gives out by Malcolm Alexander

Close to where the heart gives out

Malcolm Alexander

Large Print

"In his forties, Malcolm gave up his job in suburban Glasgow when a persistent seed that had been growing inside him started to bloom, disrupting the foundations of his life. When he saw the job advert, 'urgent: island doctor needed', he applied imme...

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Fit 4 piano by Rae De Lisle

Fit 4 piano

Rae De Lisle

Printed music

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Wild kinship  by Monique Hemmingson

Wild kinship

Monique Hemmingson

Book

"Wild Kinship features 28 creative entrepreneurs in a wide range of industries across Australasia who have environmental sustainability at their core. Meet the industry leaders who are foraging a new path and changing the world in their wake. From tiny...

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So delish! by Simone Anderson

So delish!

Simone Anderson

eBook

Social media star and bestselling author of Journey to Health, Simone Anderson, serves up her favourite recipes.

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Ethics by Michel Foucault

Ethics

Michel Foucault

eBook

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I, robot by Peter Crouch

I, robot

Peter Crouch

eBook

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The magicians by Marcus Chown

The magicians

Marcus Chown

eBook

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Racism by Ali Rattansi

Racism

Ali Rattansi

eBook

There is often a demand for a short, sharp definition of racism, for example as captured in the popular formula Power + Prejudice = Racism. But in reality, racism is a complex, multidimensional phenomenon that cannot be captured by such definitions. In...

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Life Is a 4-Letter Word by David A. Levy

Life Is a 4-Letter Word

David A. Levy

eBook

Dr. David Levy brings his insights and expertise as a veteran psychologist, baby boomer, and actor on Cheers, Frasier, and One Day at a Time to Life Is a 4-Letter Word and shares a lifetime journey of personal reflections, growth, and wisdom with the...

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Prayers for Calm by Becca Anderson

Prayers for Calm

Becca Anderson

eBook

Prayers for Calm is a collection of quotes, meditations, prayers, and affirmations from many walks of life and all around to world to restore a sense of tranquility, peace, and centeredness to those who need it.

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The high table by Temi Wilkey

The high table

Temi Wilkey

eBook

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Death of England by Roy Williams

Death of England

Roy Williams

eBook

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The eprgenetics Revolution by Nessa Carey

The eprgenetics Revolution

Nessa Carey

eAudiobook

Nessa Carey's THE EPIGENETICS REVOLUTION looks at how modern biology is rewriting our understanding of genetics, disease and inheritance. At the beginning of this century, enormous progress had been made in genetics. The Human Genome Project finished...

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Monash's masterpiece by Peter FitzSimons

Monash's masterpiece

Peter FitzSimons

eAudiobook

The Battle of Le Hamel on 4 July 1918 was an Allied triumph, and strategically very important in the closing stages of WWI. A largely Australian force, commanded by the brilliant Sir John Monash, fought what has been described as the first modern battle...

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Unveiled by Esther Ahmad

Unveiled

Esther Ahmad

eAudiobook

Born the unwanted third daughter, Esther Ahmad grew up Muslim in Pakistan. Her faith and country drove every aspect of her first eighteen years, from what she wore and what she ate to her prospects for work and marriage, even to the manner of her...

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Ted Templeman by Ted Templeman

Ted Templeman

Ted Templeman

eAudiobook

Crafting smash hits with Van Halen, The Doobie Brothers, Nicolette Larson, and Van Morrison, legendary music producer Ted Templeman changed the course of rock history This autobiography (as told to Greg Renoff) recounts Templeman's remarkable life from...

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How to improve English speaking by Marvin L. Wiese

How to improve English speaking

Marvin L. Wiese

eAudiobook

This audiobook provides you with the key secrets you'll need to unlock the next level of fluency and open an entirely new world of fluency. With this audiobook by your side, you'll discover that taking your skills to the next level wasn't nearly as d...

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Crime in progress by Glenn Simpson

Crime in progress

Glenn Simpson

eAudiobook

Brought to you by Penguin. ** THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER** The never-before-told inside story of the Steele Dossier and the Trump-Russia investigation 'The best procedural yet written about the discovery of Trump's Russia ties' New York Times In the...

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For all who hunger by Emily M. D. Scott

For all who hunger

Emily M. D. Scott

eAudiobook

Emily Scott never planned on becoming a pastor. But when she started a church for misfits that met over dinner in Brooklyn, she discovered an unlikely calling--and an antidote to modern loneliness. "I absolutely devoured this exquisitely written...

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How to drag a body and other safety tips you hope to never need by Judith Matloff

How to drag a body and other safety tips you hope to never need

Judith Matloff

eAudiobook

A seasoned war correspondent, Columbia University professor, and safety consultant provides practical, proven strategies for women that gives them the power and resources to take on almost any crisis, disaster, or challenge--from hurricanes to harassment...

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Find your passion, build your career by Malcolm Johansson

Find your passion, build your career

Malcolm Johansson

eAudiobook

Would you like to uncover what you were truly meant to do on this planet? What if you could turn your life purpose into a sustainable career filled with passion and live the life you've always wanted to live? Find Your Passion - Build Your Career, has...

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Enemy of all mankind by Steven Johnson

Enemy of all mankind

Steven Johnson

eAudiobook

The New York Times bestselling author of Ghost Map and How We Got to Now returns with the story of a pirate who changed the world Most confrontations, viewed from the wide angle of history, are minor disputes, sparks that quickly die out. But every now...

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Mindful meditation mastery

Mindful meditation mastery

eAudiobook

Mindful meditation is actually very simple, yet it comes with great benefits. It's a Western practice with roots in thousands of years of Buddhism, where it's referred to as "Insight Meditation." As that name suggests, it is meant to develop our mental...

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Najwa Zebian by Najwa Zebian

Najwa Zebian

Najwa Zebian

eAudiobook

Najwa Zebian: The Collected Poems is an audio collection of Zebian's bestselling poetry, including the full text of Mind Platter, The Nectar of Pain, and Sparks of Phoenix. This bundled audiobook allows readers to access all of Zebian's moving work in...

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True crime England = Wahre Verbrechen Echte Kriminalfälle aus Grossbritannien by Adrian Langenscheid

True crime England = Wahre Verbrechen Echte Kriminalfälle aus Grossbritannien

Adrian Langenscheid

eAudiobook

"Brutal, sachlich, neutral in der Darstellung... unglaublich schockierend." eine Leserin "Ein paar der grausigsten und spannendsten Kriminalfälle, die Grossbritannien zu bieten hat. Ich konnte das Buch kaum aus der Hand legen." Franziska Singer...

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My four seasons in France by Janine Marsh

My four seasons in France

Janine Marsh

eAudiobook

A little over ten years ago, Janine Marsh and her husband gave up their careers in London to chase the good life in the countryside of northern France. Having overcome the obstacles of starting to renovate her dream home-an ancient, dilapidated barn-...

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Our final warning by Mark Lynas

Our final warning

Mark Lynas

eAudiobook

This book must not be ignored. It really is our final warning. Mark Lynas delivers a vital account of the future of our earth, and our civilisation, if current rates of global warming persist. And it's only looking worse. We are living in a climate e...

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Silicon Blues by Tom Schimmeck

Silicon Blues

Tom Schimmeck

eAudiobook

A rhythmic composition about the dark side of the Californian dream. The feature reports of the shrinking middle class and growing homelessness. Those affected describe their lives, their failures and their hopes. California's Silicon Valley, hailed as...

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Minimal by Madeleine Olivia

Minimal

Madeleine Olivia

eAudiobook

Brought to you by Penguin. Love yourself. Love the planet. We are facing an urgent climate crisis and we must all take action now. However, it can be difficult to know where to start when bombarded with overwhelming facts and statistics every day. We...

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The great sea by David Abulafia

The great sea

David Abulafia

eAudiobook

Brought to you by Penguin. For over three thousand years, the Mediterranean Sea has been one of the great centres of civilization. David Abulafia's The Great Sea is the first complete history of the Mediterranean, from the erection of temples on Malta...

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How we learn by Stanislas Dehaene

How we learn

Stanislas Dehaene

eAudiobook

Brought to you by Penguin. In today's technological society, with an unprecedented amount of information at our fingertips, learning plays a more central role than ever. In How We Learn, Stanislas Dehaene decodes its biological mechanisms, delving into...

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Next by Darrell Jay Bricker

Next

Darrell Jay Bricker

eAudiobook

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The next fifty things that made the modern economy  by Tim Harford

The next fifty things that made the modern economy

Tim Harford

Book

In Fifty Things that Made the Modern Economy, the revolutionary, acclaimed book, radio series and podcast, bestselling economist Tim Harford introduced us to a selection of fifty radical inventions that changed the world. Now, in this new book, Harford...

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How to be Australian  by Ashley Kalagian Blunt

How to be Australian

Ashley Kalagian Blunt

Book

After spending her twenties working abroad and travelling solo, Canadian Ashley convinces her career-oriented boyfriend Steve to relocate to sunny, carefree, no worries Australia for a year. Can learning how to be Australian teach Ashleigh about herself...

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Mezzaluna  by Michele J. Leggott

Mezzaluna

Michele J. Leggott

Book

"The selected poems of award-winning and critically acclaimed New Zealand poet Michele Leggott"--

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The gospel of the eels  by Patrik Svensson

The gospel of the eels

Patrik Svensson

Book

I can't recall us ever talking about anything other than eels and how to best catch them, down there by the stream. Actually, I can't remember us speaking at all. Maybe because we never did.' The European eel, Anguilla anguilla, is one of the strange...

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I know this to be true

I know this to be true

Book

'I Know This to Be True' is a global five-year project founded on original interviews to inspire a new generation of leaders. Truth, wisdom, inspiration and what really matters for the most inspiring leaders of our time. Politician, feminist and champion...

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Ripiro Beach  by Barron Caroline

Ripiro Beach

Barron Caroline

Book

Does DNA write our destinies? Or do the hands that nurture triumph over nature? What is it that determines who we really are? Caroline Barron's father never found his birth mother. After he dies suddenly on her twentieth birthday, Caroline develops a...

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Sex matters  by Alyson J. McGregor

Sex matters

Alyson J. McGregor

Book

A clarion call about the dangers of medicine for women, as well as a manual for how women can get the right care for their bodies. Sex Matters tackles one of the most urgent, yet unspoken issues facing women's health care today: all models of medical...

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Not in narrow seas  by B. H. Easton

Not in narrow seas

B. H. Easton

Book

Not in Narrow Seas is a major contribution to the history of Aotearoa New Zealand. It covers everything from the traditional gift-based Maori economy to the Ardern government's attempt to deal with the economic challenges of global warming, and is the...

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Tooth and veil by Noel O'Hare

Tooth and veil

Noel O'Hare

Book

"In 1921, the School Dental Service was established. A social experiment unique to New Zealand, it was lauded around the world and later modelled in 15 countries. This is the story of those on the front line of that experiment, the dental nurses who ...

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Nourishing you  by Caralee Fontenele

Nourishing you

Caralee Fontenele

Book

Caralee’s dishes are created for people with busy lives, who don’t want to sacrifice their health. Her food philosophy is to eat less processed food and more real foods from nature, while keeping cooking simple, delicious, quick and easy. Nourishing...

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When we do harm  by Danielle Ofri

When we do harm

Danielle Ofri

Book

Physician and author Danielle Ofri investigates how medical error could be killing 10% of patients and causing 33% of hospital deaths. These stories ask us to reconsider what happens when the medical system does us harm.

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The big o  by Patrick Skene

The big o

Patrick Skene

Book

The Big O by Patrick Skene is the story of Olsen Filipaina, a New Zealand Hall of Fame rugby league legend who was a pathfinder for the Maori and Pasifika players who today dominate the Australian National Rugby League. In a career that saw him play 29...

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Norco '80  by Peter Houlahan

Norco '80

Peter Houlahan

Book

Norco ’80 tells the story of how five heavily armed young men―led by an apocalyptic born-again Christian―attempted a bank robbery that turned into one of the most violent criminal events in U.S. history, forever changing the face of American law enfo...

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