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Grit before grace  by Annah Stretton

Grit before grace

Annah Stretton

Book

"Grit to Grace offers lessons from a life shaped by grit, self-belief, and unwillingness to give up in the face of adversity. It is full of personal insights, tools, quotes and wisdom; something to keep on the shelf and refer back to whenever you need...

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Dress up!  by Linda Schmidt

Dress up!

Linda Schmidt

Book

"Whether for Halloween or just for fun any time at all -- slipping into a costume fires up the imagination and inspires hours of creative play. This book makes it quick and easy for busy parents and grandparents to craft special costumes that will be...

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Miniature Bonsai  by Terutoshi Iwai

Miniature Bonsai

Terutoshi Iwai

Book

"Miniature Bonsai reveals the Japanese art of super-mini bonsai gardening. This new book by Japanese expert Terutoshi Iwai shows you how to create exquisite super-mini bonsai that last for year with the right care! From choosing the plants and containers...

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Meeting Papa  by Michelle Campbell

Meeting Papa

Michelle Campbell

Book

Michelle is at the crossroads of her life-stuck in a 9-5 job going nowhere fast she suddenly decides to quit, handing in her lanyard I.D to live out her dream of walking from Cape Reinga to Bluff on Te Araroa. With her ever supportive partner Jack, the...

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Moonshadow  by Emma Eaglen

Moonshadow

Emma Eaglen

Book

"On the cusp of enjoying family life as a new mother, Emma’s life takes a sudden turn after her husbands terminal cancer diagnosis. Autobiographically based around contemporaneous writings of Emma Eaglen during her husbands illness and as a young wid...

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Assembly  by Mark Webster

Assembly

Mark Webster

Book

"New Zealand's car assembly industry began with the Colonial Motor Company piecing together Ford Model Ts in the early 1920s, and the first true production line came in 1926 with General Motors. For the next 70 years, as governments imposed tariffs o...

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Lag law

Lag law

Book

"Lag Law answers heaps of common questions you might have if you’re going to prison, you’re in prison, or you’re getting out of prison. It talks about your rights in prison, and sets out the laws and rules that affect you when you’re put in prison. Lag...

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Switchcraft  by Elaine Fox

Switchcraft

Elaine Fox

Book

"What is the key ingredient to a happy, successful life? There is no one-size-fits-all solution to dealing with life. Elaine Fox, one of the world's leading psychologists and performance coaches, has witnessed this time and again. In her work coaching...

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Breadsong  by Kitty Tait

Breadsong

Kitty Tait

Book

"'If you had told me at 14 when I couldn't even get out of bed with depression and anxiety that three years later I would have written a book I would never have believed you. But here it is - the story of the Orange Bakery. How I went from bed to bread...

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Yum!  by Nadia Lim

Yum!

Nadia Lim

Book

"YUM! is for anyone who wants to feed the family nutritious, delicious food. One of the best feelings you can have as a parent is when your child gobbles up a meal you’ve cooked for them, especially when you know it’s chockfull of good stuff. Any parent...

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Bunny Mellon style  by Linda Jane Holden

Bunny Mellon style

Linda Jane Holden

Book

"Bunny Mellon Style is the intimate story of one of the most unintentionally influential women of twentieth-century design. Learn how her style developed, take a look inside the family homes she designed, get the flavor of her collaborations with Fre...

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Love stories  by Trent Dalton

Love stories

Trent Dalton

Book

"In 2021, bestselling author Trent Dalton spent two months in Brisbane city centre asking passers-by to tell him their love stories. This is his account of that experience and his retelling of some of the stories he collected. Trent Dalton, Australia...

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The dressmakers of Auschwitz  by L. J. (Lucy J.) Adlington

The dressmakers of Auschwitz

L. J. (Lucy J.) Adlington

Book

"The powerful chronicle of the women who used their sewing skills to survive the Holocaust, stitching beautiful clothes at an extraordinary fashion workshop created within one of the most notorious WWII death camps. At the height of the Holocaust twe...

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The power of geography  by Tim Marshall

The power of geography

Tim Marshall

Book

"In this revelatory new book, Marshall takes us into ten regions that are set to shape global politics and power. Find out why the Earth's atmosphere is the world's next battleground; why the fight for the Pacific is just beginning; and why Europe's ...

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Empire of pain  by Patrick Radden Keefe

Empire of pain

Patrick Radden Keefe

Book

"The Sackler name adorns the walls of many storied institutions – Harvard, the Metropolitan Museum of Art – Oxford – the Louvre. They are one of the richest families in the world, known for their lavish donations in the arts and the sciences. The source...

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The awakened family  by Shefali Tsabary

The awakened family

Shefali Tsabary

Book

"What if I told you that you can put an end to all of your parenting struggles? That you can learn to parent without fear or anxiety? That you can end conflict with your children? That you can create close and connected relationships within your family?...

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The 5am Club  by Robin S. (Robin Shilp) Sharma

The 5am Club

Robin S. (Robin Shilp) Sharma

Book

""Legendary leadership and elite performance expert Robin Sharma introduced The 5am Club concept over twenty years ago, based on a revolutionary morning routine that has helped his clients maximize their productivity, activate their best health and b...

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Rich dad poor dad  by Robert T. Kiyosaki

Rich dad poor dad

Robert T. Kiyosaki

Book

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

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All about love  by bell hooks

All about love

bell hooks

Book

"Presenting radical new ways to think about love, the author examines the role of love in our personal and professional lives and how it can be used to end struggles between individuals, communities, and societies"--Publisher's description.

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Biophilia  by Sally Coulthard

Biophilia

Sally Coulthard

Book

"In this beautifully illustrated guide, best-selling author Sally Coulthard demonstrates how to transform your living and working spaces into places that put you in touch with nature. Eight inspiring chapters cover key elements for the 'biophilic hom...

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Right at home  by Ronda Kaysen

Right at home

Ronda Kaysen

Book

"New York Times Real Estate columnists and home experts Ronda Kaysen and Michelle Higgins share their insider knowledge in this essential, all-in-one resource for how to buy, decorate, organize and maintain your space. Whether you are shopping for a ...

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Sketchits!  by Christopher Hart

Sketchits!

Christopher Hart

Book

"This whimsical approach to drawing is like a blueprint for creativity! The fun starts with a colored impression that would-be artists can use as a guide. This basic impression invites you to fill in all of the details to create your own unique chara...

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The plant rescuer  by Sarah Gerrard-Jones

The plant rescuer

Sarah Gerrard-Jones

Book

"A simple, stylish and complete guide for any plant owner. Whether you have one or many house plants, this is the book your they want you to read. It answers every question, from where to position them at home, to how much watering is too much watering....

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Taste by Stanley Tucci

Taste

Stanley Tucci

Large Print

"Tucci grew up in an Italian family that put great import on food: the quality of ingredients, the careful preparation, the passing on of family recipes and cultural culinary traditions. He has written cookbooks, become involved in food-related charities,...

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Harry Potter  by Eric Bradley

Harry Potter

Eric Bradley

Book

"Since 1997 with the publication of the first book, Harry Potter has cast a spell over millions of Muggles around the world--not the least of all bewitched collectors. Harry Potter: The Unofficial Guide to the Collectibles of Our Favorite Wizard conjures...

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No fear gardening  by Charlie Hart

No fear gardening

Charlie Hart

Book

"Are you frightened of your garden? Terrified of accidentally bringing death to a sap-filled friend? Put off by the overwhelming number of species of plants and their baffling Latin names? Whether your garden is a sprawling country plot or a kitchen....

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Music theory practice papers 2021. ABRSM Grade 7. Model Answers.

Music theory practice papers 2021. ABRSM Grade 7. Model Answers.

Book

"Model answers for practice papers for ABRSM’s Grade 7 Theory exams."--Publisher's description.

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Music theory practice papers 2021. ABRSM Grade 6. Model Answers.

Music theory practice papers 2021. ABRSM Grade 6. Model Answers.

Book

"Model answers for practice papers for ABRSM’s Grade 6 Theory exams."--Publisher's description.

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Music theory practice papers 2021. ABRSM grade 4.

Music theory practice papers 2021. ABRSM grade 4.

Book

"ABRSM’s official Music Theory Practice Papers 2021 are essential resources for candidates preparing for our online Music Theory exams. They provide authentic practice material and are a reliable guide as to what to expect in the exam. Essential prac...

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Music theory practice papers 2021. ABRSM grade 3.

Music theory practice papers 2021. ABRSM grade 3.

Book

"ABRSM’s official Music Theory Practice Papers 2021 are essential resources for candidates preparing for our online Music Theory exams. They provide authentic practice material and are a reliable guide as to what to expect in the exam. Essential prac...

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Music theory practice papers 2021. ABRSM Grade 3. Model Answers.

Music theory practice papers 2021. ABRSM Grade 3. Model Answers.

Book

"Model answers for practice papers for ABRSM’s Grade 3 Theory exams."--Publisher's description.

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Music theory practice papers 2021. ABRSM grade 6.

Music theory practice papers 2021. ABRSM grade 6.

Book

"ABRSM’s official Music Theory Practice Papers 2021 are essential resources for candidates preparing for our online Music Theory exams. They provide authentic practice material and are a reliable guide as to what to expect in the exam. Essential prac...

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Music theory practice papers 2021. ABRSM grade 7.

Music theory practice papers 2021. ABRSM grade 7.

Book

"ABRSM’s official Music Theory Practice Papers 2021 are essential resources for candidates preparing for our online Music Theory exams. They provide authentic practice material and are a reliable guide as to what to expect in the exam. Essential prac...

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Music theory practice papers 2021. ABRSM Grade 2. Model Answers.

Music theory practice papers 2021. ABRSM Grade 2. Model Answers.

Book

"Model answers for practice papers for ABRSM’s Grade 2 Theory exams."--Publisher's description.

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Music theory practice papers 2021. ABRSM Grade 4. Model Answers.

Music theory practice papers 2021. ABRSM Grade 4. Model Answers.

Book

"Model answers for practice papers for ABRSM’s Grade 4 Theory exams."--Publisher's description.

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Music theory practice papers 2021. ABRSM grade 5.

Music theory practice papers 2021. ABRSM grade 5.

Book

"ABRSM’s official Music Theory Practice Papers 2021 are essential resources for candidates preparing for our online Music Theory exams. They provide authentic practice material and are a reliable guide as to what to expect in the exam. Essential prac...

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Music theory practice papers 2021. ABRSM Grade 5. Model Answers.

Music theory practice papers 2021. ABRSM Grade 5. Model Answers.

Book

"Model answers for practice papers for ABRSM’s Grade 5 Theory exams."--Publisher's description.

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Music theory practice papers 2021. ABRSM Grade 1. Model Answers.

Music theory practice papers 2021. ABRSM Grade 1. Model Answers.

Book

"Model answers for practice papers for ABRSM’s Grade 1 Theory exams."--Publisher's description.

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Music theory practice papers 2021. ABRSM grade 1.

Music theory practice papers 2021. ABRSM grade 1.

Book

"ABRSM’s official Music Theory Practice Papers 2021 are essential resources for candidates preparing for our online Music Theory exams. They provide authentic practice material and are a reliable guide as to what to expect in the exam. Essential prac...

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Music theory practice papers 2021. ABRSM grade 2.

Music theory practice papers 2021. ABRSM grade 2.

Book

"ABRSM’s official Music Theory Practice Papers 2021 are essential resources for candidates preparing for our online Music Theory exams. They provide authentic practice material and are a reliable guide as to what to expect in the exam. Essential prac...

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In love  by Amy Bloom

In love

Amy Bloom

Book

"Amy and Brian's world was changed forever with his diagnosis of early onset Alzheimer's. Forced to confront the daily frustrations and realities of the disease and its impact on their lives and marriage, Brian resolved not to let it dictate his life...

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The avoidable war  by Kevin Rudd

The avoidable war

Kevin Rudd

Book

"A war between China and the US would be catastrophic, deadly, and destructive. Unfortunately, it is no longer unthinkable. The relationship between the US and China, the world's two superpowers, is peculiarly volatile. It rests on a seismic fault of...

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Stolen focus  by Johann Hari

Stolen focus

Johann Hari

Book

"Why have we lost our ability to focus? What are the causes? And, most importantly, how do we get it back? For Stolen Focus, internationally bestselling author Johann Hari went on a three-year journey to uncover the reasons why our teenagers now focus...

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How to keep your brain young  by Kerryn Phelps

How to keep your brain young

Kerryn Phelps

Book

"In her standout new book, Professor Phelps addresses what we all fear: losing mental function as we age. While ageing physically is inevitable, ageing mentally is not. In this accessible book, Professor Phelps lays out the basics of the brain and the...

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Windswept & interesting  by Billy Connolly

Windswept & interesting

Billy Connolly

Book

"In his first full-length autobiography, comedy legend and national treasure Billy Connolly reveals the truth behind his windswept and interesting life. Born in a tenement flat in Glasgow in 1942, orphaned by the age of 4, and a survivor of appalling...

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These precious days  by Ann Patchett

These precious days

Ann Patchett

Book

"The international bestselling writer Ann Patchett has been described as 'one of the foremost chroniclers of the burdens of emotional inventory and its central place in American lives' and 'a master of her art' (Observer). In her new collection, with...

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This much is true  by Miriam Margolyes

This much is true

Miriam Margolyes

Book

"BAFTA-winning actor, voice of everything from Monkey to the Cadbury's Caramel Rabbit, creator of a myriad of unforgettable characters from Lady Whiteadder to Professor Sprout, MIRIAM MARGOLYES, OBE, is the nation's favourite (and naughtiest) treasure....

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What happened to you?  by Bruce Duncan Perry

What happened to you?

Bruce Duncan Perry

Book

"Oprah Winfrey and Dr. Perry explore how what happens to us in early childhood - both good and bad - influences the people we become. They challenge us to shift from focusing on, What's wrong with you? or Why are you behaving that way?, to asking, Wh...

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The anthropocene reviewed  by John Green

The anthropocene reviewed

John Green

Book

"A deeply moving and insightful collection of personal essays from #1 bestselling author John Green, adapted from his critically acclaimed podcast. The Anthropocene is the current geological age, in which human activity has profoundly shaped the planet...

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Atomic habits  by James Clear

Atomic habits

James Clear

Book

"James Clear, an expert on habit formation, reveals practical strategies that will teach you how to form good habits, break bad ones, and master the tiny behaviors that lead to remarkable results. He draws on proven ideas from biology, psychology, an...

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Braiding sweetgrass  by Robin Wall Kimmerer

Braiding sweetgrass

Robin Wall Kimmerer

Book

""A a botanist, Robion Wall Kimmerer has been trained to ask questions with the tools of science. As a member of the Citizen Potawatomi Nation, she embraces the notion that plants and animals are our oldest teachers. [Here], Kimmerer brings these lenses...

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世界兵器解码. by 贾超为

世界兵器解码.

贾超为

Book

本书首先从航空母舰的基本概念,基本分类入手;然后解析了现役航母的典型代表,包括其性能,参数,内部结构;最后介绍了航母基本战术运用,相关故事与战例等内容.

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学点法律, 避点坑  by 隋兵

学点法律, 避点坑

隋兵

Book

本书汇集了许多大家生活中经常碰到但又束手无策的法律难题, 用平实的语言把晦涩的法律条文"翻译"出来.针对每一个问题, 书中都给出详细的"法律操作指南", 手把手地教你维权.除此之外, 书中还选择了多个大家非常关心, 但又不明就里的法律"漏洞", 一一揭示这些法律秘密.

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Navigation  by Kingsley Smith

Navigation

Kingsley Smith

Book

"In Navigation: Kupe & Cook, Kingsley Smith traces the beginnings of travel by boat as man migrated out of Africa and arrived in Sahul: Australia-New Guinea, 50,000 years ago. He discusses the role of navigation in Literary societies, up to the voyages...

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Spellbound by Marcel  by Ruth Brandon

Spellbound by Marcel

Ruth Brandon

Book

"In 1915, a group of French artists fled war-torn Europe for New York. In the few months between their arrival--and America's entry into the war in April 1917--they pushed back the boundaries of the possible, in both life and art. The vortex of this....

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Tiny business, big money  by Elaine Pofeldt

Tiny business, big money

Elaine Pofeldt

Book

"An entrepreneur's complete guide to making it big while keeping things small. Small business specialist Elaine Pofeldt offers her blueprint for getting a running start with your microbusiness-that is, a business with no more than four employees, inc...

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Shamanism  by Mark Nelson

Shamanism

Mark Nelson

Book

"This comprehensive guide takes you into the highly experiential world of shamanism. You'll learn a variety of foundational topics, including how to take shamanic journeys and perform rituals such as divination and healing, as well as intermediate skills...

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Timecode of a face  by Ruth Ozeki

Timecode of a face

Ruth Ozeki

Book

"A revelatory treatise from the Booker-shortlisted author of A Tale for the Time Being about how her face has shaped and been shaped by her life. What did your face look like before your parents were born? Who are you? What is your true self? These are...

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Childless  by Sian Prior

Childless

Sian Prior

Book

"'I always wanted to have children. The earth might be in trouble, overpopulated, descending into ecological crisis, but I was always sure my kids would help make the world a better place. I would be a green-feminist super-mum, having it all. Nothing...

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Vinegar Hill  by Colm Tóibín

Vinegar Hill

Colm Tóibín

Book

"From the highly acclaimed author of Brooklyn, Colm Tóibín's first collection of poetry explores travel, sexuality, religion and belonging through a modern lens"--Publisher's description.

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Drive of a lifetime  by Jamie Whincup

Drive of a lifetime

Jamie Whincup

Book

"This is the definitive account of the career of the winningest Supercar driver of all time, Jamie Whincup, but it's also the story of the making of a champion - the drive, the belief, the grind and the teamwork that it takes to get to the top of the...

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Aftermath  by Preti Taneja

Aftermath

Preti Taneja

Book

"Usman Khan was convicted of convicted of terrorism-related offenses at age 20, and sent to high security prison. He was released eight years later, and allowed to travel to London for an event marking the fifth anniversary of Learning Together, a pr...

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Ordinary wonder  by Charlotte Joko Beck

Ordinary wonder

Charlotte Joko Beck

Book

"Based on 40+ transcripts from Charlotte Joko Beck's never-before published dharma talks, the book focuses on what Beck called "The Crux of Practice," learning what our Core-Beliefs are about our self and learning how to unlearn those beliefs and exp...

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The loft generation  by Edith Schloss

The loft generation

Edith Schloss

Book

"An artist at the center of a landmark era in American art, Schloss writes about the artists, poets, and musicians who were part of the postwar art movements in America. She covers both her life as an artist in America and later in Italy, where she c...

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Black looks  by bell hooks

Black looks

bell hooks

Book

"In the critical essays collected in Black Looks, bell hooks interrogates old narratives and argues for alternative ways to look at blackness, black subjectivity, and whiteness. Her focus is on spectatorship - in particular, the way blackness and black...

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Stop walking on eggshells for parents  by Randi Kreger

Stop walking on eggshells for parents

Randi Kreger

Book

"Drawing on the same powerful approach outlined in the self-help classic, Stop Walking on Eggshells-which has sold more than 1.5 million copies worldwide-this essential guide offers skills and strategies for parenting a child of any age with borderli...

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From living hell to living well  by Heidi Jennings

From living hell to living well

Heidi Jennings

Book

"Are you stuck in a living hell with your health? Are you tired of going around in circles trying to find a solution? Imagine being able to bounce out of bed in the morning with a clear head, an abundance of energy and a happy state of mind. Picture ...

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Treat yourself healthy  by Bridget Foliaki-Davis

Treat yourself healthy

Bridget Foliaki-Davis

Book

"Bridget's sixth cookbook is her answer for how you can have your cake and eat it! Because diet food sucks, this is not a diet book. It's a road-map on how to live. It's filled with recipes on how to have your optimum health and still enjoy your food...

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The emperors of Byzantium  by Kevin Lygo

The emperors of Byzantium

Kevin Lygo

Book

"The Byzantine empire was one of the most successful states of the Middle Ages, ruling over a huge terrain straddling Europe and western Asia for an unrivalled eleven hundred years. Yet its history remains largely unfamiliar. This chronicle brings th...

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How to... lose friends and influence white people  by Antoinette Lattouf

How to... lose friends and influence white people

Antoinette Lattouf

Book

"A guide through the balancing act of activist, advocate and ally, remembering that just because others are learning you don't need to be the teacher, from the dynamic and sharp co-founder of Media Diversity Australia, Antoinette Lattouf. Poignant, i...

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Three minutes with spirit  by Cael O'Donnell

Three minutes with spirit

Cael O'Donnell

Book

"Have you ever wondered if anything exists beyond what you can see around you? Or have you ever felt restless or dissatisfied, or as if something is calling out to you from somewhere that's not quite here? So many of us are searching for more beyond ...

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The rough guide to Devon & Cornwall  by Robert Andrews

The rough guide to Devon & Cornwall

Robert Andrews

Book

"Discover Devon and Cornwall with this comprehensive and entertaining travel guide, packed with practical information and honest recommendations by our independent experts. Whether you plan to hike the stunning cliffs of the Southwest Coast Path, go on...

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The impossible city  by Karen Cheung

The impossible city

Karen Cheung

Book

"Hong Kong has long been known as a city of extremes: a former colony of the United Kingdom that today exists at the margins of an authoritarian, ascendant China; a city rocked by mass protests, where residents take to the streets to rally against en...

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To start a war  by Robert Draper

To start a war

Robert Draper

Book

"Even now, after more than fifteen years, it is hard to see the invasion of Iraq through the cool, considered gaze of history. For too many people, the damage is still too palpable, and still unfolding. Most of the major players in that decision are still...

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The great experiment  by Yascha Mounk

The great experiment

Yascha Mounk

Book

""Some democracies are highly homogeneous. Others have long maintained a brutal racial or religious hierarchy, with some groups dominating and exploiting others. Never in history has a democracy succeeded in being both diverse and equal, treating members...

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Make you happen  by Jordanna Levin

Make you happen

Jordanna Levin

Book

"For decades you've been sold spiritual solutions and personal development that relies on mastering techniques and habits in order to 'fix' yourself. But what if the tools you've been searching for have been there inside you all along? Following Jord...

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Indelible city  by Louisa Lim

Indelible city

Louisa Lim

Book

"An award-winning journalist and longtime Hong Konger indelibly captures the place, its people, and the untold history they are claiming, just as it is being erased. Lim's deeply researched-and deeply personal-account casts often startling new light on...

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Tracing your Scottish family history on the Internet  by Chris Paton

Tracing your Scottish family history on the Internet

Chris Paton

Book

"Scotland is a land with a proud and centuries long history that far pre-dates its membership of Great Britain and the United Kingdom. Today in the 21st century it is also a land that has done much to make its historical records accessible, to help those...

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Here & hereafter  by Tyler Henry

Here & hereafter

Tyler Henry

Book

"From Tyler Henry, celebrated medium, comes the ultimate self-help guide detailing the insights the departed have communicated about how to live our best, most meaningful lives. Do you want to live more meaningfully, and in turn fulfill your life's p...

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Managing expectations  by Minnie Driver

Managing expectations

Minnie Driver

Book

"When I was six, I wrote my first short essay. The title given by the teacher was: 'When I grow up, I want to be...' and I wrote about how when I grew up, I wanted to be a farmer's daughter. My dad worked in insurance. Now, though, I realise how apt ...

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American muckraker  by James O'Keefe

American muckraker

James O'Keefe

Book

"This work of nonfiction explores the philosophy of a new mass movement of truth-tellers; its ethics, impacts on privacy, guidelines about deception, the discovery process of litigation, and the tension between secrecy and transparency--compiled from...

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No going home  by Toni Maguire

No going home

Toni Maguire

Book

"Daisy-May Jones was four years old when she was told by her parents the family was moving halfway across the world to Australia for a better life. Leaving everything behind, including her beloved grandparents, Daisy-May spent a happy and secure few ...

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Superyacht captain  by Brendan O'Shannassy

Superyacht captain

Brendan O'Shannassy

Book

"This book is the tale of an ordinary boy whose career takes him on a most extraordinary journey. One that begins with messing about in boats in a sleepy coastal Australian town, and ends as one of the most successful and respected superyacht captains...

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My year in meals  by Rachael Ray

My year in meals

Rachael Ray

Book

"MY YEAR IN MEALS will give fans a glimpse into Rachael's own kitchen diary--what she herself cooked for her family for one whole year. From everyday meals to complicated culinary feats and meals she ate while traveling, this book will offer a side of...

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McCarthy's field guide to grammar  by Michael McCarthy

McCarthy's field guide to grammar

Michael McCarthy

Book

"Remember all those grammar rules from school? No? Most of us don't. Mike McCarthy, renowned corpus linguist and co-author of the 900-page Cambridge Grammar of English answers the awkward questions that regularly bother us about English grammar. In t...

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Drugs without the hot air  by David J. Nutt

Drugs without the hot air

David J. Nutt

Book

"The dangers of illegal drugs are well known and rarely disputed, but how harmful are alcohol and tobacco by comparison? What are we missing by banning medical research into magic mushrooms, LSD and cannabis? Can they be sources of valuable treatments?...

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The secret to a healthy spine  by Jason Gilbert

The secret to a healthy spine

Jason Gilbert

Book

"The Secret to a Healthy Spine is the definitive instructional manual, a user's guide, on how to care for, maintain, and rectify problems when they occur. It presents a refreshing, common-sense approach to spinal care, one that I am sure will not only...

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The Irish difference  by Fergal Tobin

The Irish difference

Fergal Tobin

Book

"A fascinating and entertaining historical investigation into what makes Ireland so different from its neighbours and why that led to independence. For hundreds of years, the islands and their constituent tribes that make up the British Isles have lived...

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Before & laughter  by Jimmy Carr

Before & laughter

Jimmy Carr

Book

"In his mid-twenties, Jimmy was bored, boring, unfulfilled and underachieving. He wasn't exactly depressed, but he was very sad. Think of a baby owl whose mum has recently died in a windmill accident. He was that sad. This book tells the story of how...

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Cultish  by Amanda Montell

Cultish

Amanda Montell

Book

"What causes people to join-- and more importantly, stay in-- extreme groups? The answer, Montell believes, has nothing to do with freaky mind-control wizardry or Kool-Aid. She argues that the key to manufacturing intense ideology, community, and us/...

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A state of fear  by Laura Dodsworth

A state of fear

Laura Dodsworth

Book

"This is a book about fear. Fear of a virus. Fear of death. Fear of losing our jobs, our democracy, our human connections, our health and our minds. It's also about how the government weaponised our fear against us – supposedly in our best interests –...

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From the veg patch  by Kathy Slack

From the veg patch

Kathy Slack

Book

"Everyday vegetable dishes to share with friends and family. ‘Kathy’s enthusiasm for veg is infectious. We need more people like her flying the flag for veg’ Anna Jones ‘Kathy’s writing is wonderful and her recipes are to die for’ Gill Meller Kathy Slack...

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Heavy light  by Horatio Clare

Heavy light

Horatio Clare

Book

"Heavy Light is the story of a breakdown, a journey through mania, psychosis and treatment in a psychiatric hospital and onwards to release, recovery and healing. After a lifetime of ups and downs, Horatio Clare was committed to hospital under Section...

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Can you make this thing go faster? : Volume eight  by Jeremy Clarkson

Can you make this thing go faster? : Volume eight

Jeremy Clarkson

Book

"These days, you might know him better as a tractor-driving Gentleman Farmer, but Jeremy Clarkson wasn't always a horny-handed son of the soil. Not at all... Back in the day Jeremy was far more likely to be found gunning around the world in a haze of...

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Eat well for less every day  by Jo Scarratt-Jones

Eat well for less every day

Jo Scarratt-Jones

Book

"Recipes for the whole family to eat healthily day in and day out. Discover how to make healthy and affordable food for everyday life, without falling back into the ready meal rut. "Eat Well for Less Every Day" features 80 effortlessly delicious recipes...

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Letting go  by Alexander Hanscombe

Letting go

Alexander Hanscombe

Book

"The stunning and heartbreaking story of the young son of Rachel Nickell - who witnessed the brutal attack on his mother and whose childhood was shaped by the media storm that followed. A coming-of-age story that begins with a tragedy but ends in opt...

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Eat well for less  by Jo Scarratt-Jones

Eat well for less

Jo Scarratt-Jones

Book

"Do you find it difficult to budget for your weekly shop? Are you tempted by impulse buys and special deals? Do you make the same meals week in, week out? Eat Well for Less shows you how to create more nutritious dishes for your family while spending...

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Making movies  by Sidney Lumet

Making movies

Sidney Lumet

Book

"The award-winning director journeys inside the world of film to illuminate the arduous process of creating movies, discussing the art and craft of directing, writers and actors, the camera, art direction, editing, sound tracks, and more"--Publisher'...

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