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Go fast or go home  by Tim Hanna

Go fast or go home

Tim Hanna

Book

"Garth Hogan is a man who has lived life the fast lane. [He became] the first New Zealander to drive at more than 200 miles per hour, something he achieved at 'Thunderpark," Hastings in 1978 ... [30 years later] his Ford Roadster set a record when it...

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Her way  by Jacqui Thomas

Her way

Jacqui Thomas

Book

"Her Way is a collection of authentic stories of New Zealand female business founders succeeding in business here and internationally, doing so on their own terms, and with heart. Includes women from Auckland, Wellington, Christchuch, Nelson, Hawkes ...

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Re-create  by Liz Constable

Re-create

Liz Constable

Book

Re:Create is an easy to follow, how-to guide to making unique and personalised books by hand. The focus in this book is repurposing, reusing and recycling. Learn how to: Spot everyday items that can be repurposed into a book. Use collage, found items...

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Harry Turbott  by Garth Falconer

Harry Turbott

Garth Falconer

Book

Environmental design and landscape architecture are growing fields in New Zealand as people become more aware of the possibilities and benefits of sustainable development. From the early 1960s Harry Turbott played a key role in introducing these concepts...

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A Roderick Finlayson Reader  by Roderick Finlayson

A Roderick Finlayson Reader

Roderick Finlayson

Book

Roderick Finlayson (1904-1992) was one of the pioneering New Zealand writers who came to prominence in the 1930s. This selection of his fiction and non-fiction -- some of it unpublished, much of it previously uncollected -- edited with an introduction...

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From Fiji to Papua New Guinea & from Tuvalu to Vanuatu  by Ioannis Vasileiou

From Fiji to Papua New Guinea & from Tuvalu to Vanuatu

Ioannis Vasileiou

Book

"The relations between the European Union and the African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) states keep getting better and better over the years despite a number of unavoidable difficulties. In this book we methodically focus on the economic and trade profiles...

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Green hills and blue lagoons  by John Penisten

Green hills and blue lagoons

John Penisten

Book

"This is a reminiscence of life as a U.S. Peace Corps Volunteer in the Fiji Islands, South Pacific in 1968-69. These sketches describes the experiences , difficulties, and rewards of earning one's living in a foreign culture where one must learn to speak...

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The well-gardened mind  by Sue Stuart-Smith

The well-gardened mind

Sue Stuart-Smith

Book

The garden is often seen as a refuge, a place to forget worldly cares, removed from the "real" life that lies outside. But when we get our hands in the earth we connect with the cycle of life in nature through which destruction and decay are followed...

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Allen Carr's easy way to quit smoking without willpower  by Allen Carr

Allen Carr's easy way to quit smoking without willpower

Allen Carr

Book

Allen Carr's Easyway method is a global phenomenon - a clinically proven and 100% drug-free treatment for nicotine addiction. This book is the most up-to-date, cutting-edge, best-practice version of this method. It now includes advice on important co...

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When we dead awaken  by James Robins

When we dead awaken

James Robins

Book

On April 24th 1915 Armenian intellectuals of the Ottoman Empire were arrested en masse marking the beginning of the Armenian Genocide. The following day, April 25th 1915, saw the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps landing at Gallipoli. This book draws...

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Speedy MOB

Speedy MOB

Book

Speedy MOB works on the principle that if the cornerstone of your meal (e.g. pasta, rice, grains) takes ten minutes to cook, then any recipe can take 12-minutes to prepare, cook and serve. So, it’s time to prep like a boss and get creative with your ...

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How to listen and how to be heard  by Alissa Carpenter

How to listen and how to be heard

Alissa Carpenter

Book

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

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The cancer code  by Jason Fung

The cancer code

Jason Fung

Book

Our understanding of cancer is slowly undergoing a revolution, allowing for the development of more effective treatments. For the first time ever, the death rate from cancer is showing a steady decline-- but the 'War on Cancer' has hardly been won. F...

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Trump on trial  by Kevin Sullivan

Trump on trial

Kevin Sullivan

Book

Sullivan and Jordan, Washington Post reporters, put readers in the room for both sides of the now-famous phone call between Trump and Ukrainian president Zelensky on July 25, 2019, revealing the in-the-moment reactions of those listening to the call ...

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Cynical theories  by Helen Pluckrose

Cynical theories

Helen Pluckrose

Book

Have you heard that language is violence and that science is sexist? Have you read that certain people shouldn't practise yoga or cook Chinese food? Or been told that being obese is healthy, that there is no such thing as biological sex, or that only...

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No time like the future  by Michael J. Fox

No time like the future

Michael J. Fox

Book

The entire world knows Michael J. Fox as Marty McFly, the teenage sidekick of Doc Brown in Back to the Future; as Alex P. Keaton in Family Ties; as Mike Flaherty in Spin City; and through numerous other movie roles and guest appearances on shows such...

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Spellcrafting  by Gerina Dunwich

Spellcrafting

Gerina Dunwich

Book

The casting of spells is an ancient art that has played an important role in many of the cultures and religions throughout the world. Along with the worship of the old gods, spellcrafting was (and still is) an important aspect of the Old Religion known...

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Australia's greatest escapes  by Colin Burgess

Australia's greatest escapes

Colin Burgess

Book

A collection of stories about the most dangerous aspect of the Australian prisoner of war experience - escape. Here is all the adventure, suspense and courage of ordinary Australians who defied their captors; men who tunnelled to freedom, crawled by...

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The miracle typist  by Leon Silver

The miracle typist

Leon Silver

Book

In the tradition of THE TATTOOIST OF AUSCHWITZ, a heartbreaking true story of love, loss and survival against all odds during the Second World war. Conscripted into the Polish army as Hitler's ground and air forces are bearing down on his country, Jew...

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Hong Kong local  by ArChan Chan

Hong Kong local

ArChan Chan

Book

Hong Kong is a city practically bursting at the seams with incredible food and with people who love to eat it. The city's cultural and economic promise attracts dreamers and travelers from around the world, and its known as a one-of-a-kind melting pot...

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The end of everything  by Katherine J. Mack

The end of everything

Katherine J. Mack

Book

A rising star in astrophysics presents an accessible and eye-opening look at five ways the universe could end, and the lessons each scenario reveals about the most important concepts in cosmology.

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Blackout  by Candace Owens

Blackout

Candace Owens

Book

Owens, an American conservative political activist, believes that Black Americans have long been shackled to the Democrats, watching liberal politicians take the black vote for granted without pledging anything in return. She contends that the Democrat...

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Fast exercise  by Michael Mosley

Fast exercise

Michael Mosley

Book

"Just as Dr Michael Mosley's Fast Diet ? the original 5:2 ? alerted the world to a healthy new way to lose weight, Fast Exercise turns conventional wisdom on its head when it comes to the workout . . . Can you really get the benefits of exercise in just...

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Poems, 1962-2012  by Louise Glück

Poems, 1962-2012

Louise Glück

Book

The collected works of the Pulitzer Prize and National Book Critics Circle Award-winning writer explores her transfigured landscapes and offers insight into her unique form created to reflect the human drive to release the past in order to realize th...

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Psychomagic  by Alejandro Jodorowsky

Psychomagic

Alejandro Jodorowsky

Book

Psychotherapist and filmmaker Alejandro Jodorowsky offers strategies for using the power of dreams, theater, poetry, and shamanism to heal wounds and overcome psychological challenges.

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The alchemy of sexual energy  by Mantak Chia

The alchemy of sexual energy

Mantak Chia

Book

Mantak Chia presents Taoist practices for transforming sexual energy into self-healing energy and storing it in the organs. The practitioner combines mind power with the chi to draw cosmic energy into the body, which can then be used for healing.

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Stuck together  by Sarah Tuck

Stuck together

Sarah Tuck

Book

"Whether gloriously happy, or in the roughest of patches, there are two things that we can rely on: the love of friends and family, and the sharing of food. Enjoying a meal around the table can be filled with banter and laugher, celebration and joy,....

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Stand tall leadership  by Steven A. Bollar

Stand tall leadership

Steven A. Bollar

Book

Creating the right culture at school is essential to student success. It's what makes them excited to come in every day, be present and ready to learn, and achieve the goals that have been set out for them. Stand Tall Leadership provides a unique per...

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Diary of a pint-sized farmer  by Sally Urwin

Diary of a pint-sized farmer

Sally Urwin

Book

Sally Urwin and her husband Steve own High House Farm in Northumberland, which they share with two kids, Mavis the Sheepdog, one very Fat Pony, and many, many sheep. Set in a beautiful, wild landscape, and in use for generations, it's perfect for Sal...

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Bass guitar exercises  by Patrick Pfeiffer

Bass guitar exercises

Patrick Pfeiffer

Book

A guide to playing bass guitar that includes exercises to help beginning musicians learn how to master scales, chords, and arpeggios, what the basic finger and hand positions are, and how to refine tempo, time signature, phrasing, and dynamics.

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The fire of joy  by Clive James

The fire of joy

Clive James

Book

Essentially, this is Clive James' desert island poems: a selection of his favourite verse and a personal commentary on each. The Fire of Joy was the final book Clive James completed before his death in 2019. It takes its title from the French expression...

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Teach yourself about shares  by Roger Kinsky

Teach yourself about shares

Roger Kinsky

Book

Have you been searching for a share investing book that enables you to learn at your own pace? Whether you're new to investing or ready to take your portfolio to the next level, Teach Yourself About Shares explains everything you need to know about i...

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Mindfulness pocketbook  by Gill Hasson

Mindfulness pocketbook

Gill Hasson

Book

With over 100,000 copies sold, bestselling author Gill Hasson is back! Experts increasingly recognise that developing mindfulness skills is an effective way to improve performance, reduce stress, enhance emotional intelligence, increase life satisfaction,...

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Lonely Planet food. Gourmet trails

Lonely Planet food. Gourmet trails

Book

Get a taste of Australia and New Zealand with these 40 gourmet weekends. Each trail features a blend of food producers, farmers markets, restaurants and cafes, wineries and breweries, all combining to create a weekend-long itinerary that is not only ...

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Sew magical  by Mary Hertel

Sew magical

Mary Hertel

Book

Make 7 projects using 16 paper-pieced blocks featuring quilts, pillows, and a drawstring backpack-for dozens of possibilities.

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Walking in the wild  by Ken Duncan

Walking in the wild

Ken Duncan

Book

Walking in the Wild, by Ken Duncan, featuring spectacular wildlife photos from every continent, and a foreword by Ray Martin. This new title will be a timeless classic in large, coffee-table format. Premium quality printing plus spot varnish on all i...

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Down to earth  by Rhonda Hetzel

Down to earth

Rhonda Hetzel

Book

Rhonda Hetzel gently encourages readers to find the pleasure and meaning in a simpler life, sharing all the practical information she has gathered on her own journey. Whether you want to learn how to grow tomatoes, bake bread, make your own soap and ...

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Complete book of home preserving

Complete book of home preserving

Book

Features recipes for salsas, savory sauces, chutneys, pickles, relishes, jams, jellies, and fruit spreads, along with cooking tips, lists of essential tools and equipment, and guidelines for safe food preserving methods.

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Bill and Shirley  by Keith Ovenden

Bill and Shirley

Keith Ovenden

Book

Keith Ovendens stylish memoir focuses on the early period of his marriage to Helen Sutch, during which time her father, the more famous and controversial Bill, an enormously significant national figure, stood trial on charges of spying for the Russians....

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Best day walks Australia  by Anna Kaminski

Best day walks Australia

Anna Kaminski

Book

Lonely Planet Best Day Walks Australia is your passport to 60 escapes into nature. Stretch your legs away from the city by picking a walk that works for you, from just a couple of hours to a full day, from easy to hard. Stroll vine-striped hillsides,...

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Brickman's family challenge book  by Ryan McNaught

Brickman's family challenge book

Ryan McNaught

Book

Challenge each member of your household to a building competition that is the brainchild of Brickman himself, star judge of the smash hit TV show LEGO® Masters Australia and a LEGO Certified Professional. Each of the 30 challenges can be attempted at...

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Macramé couture  by Gwenaël Petiot

Macramé couture

Gwenaël Petiot

Book

Embellishments and accessories are on trend in the artisan fashion world, and macrame is the perfect method for creating contemporary garment embellishments. This book introduces the materials, the knots and techniques, and how to choose the best com...

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Betty Crocker bisquick quick to the table  by Betty Crocker

Betty Crocker bisquick quick to the table

Betty Crocker

Book

142 clever Bisquick recipes for quick and on-trend meals, including favorite basics and gluten-free options.

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The everything college cookbook  by Emma Lunsford

The everything college cookbook

Emma Lunsford

Book

Just because you're a college student doesn't mean you have to endure four years of Easy Mac and ramen noodles. Whether it's your first day in the dorms or your senior year, there are ways to skip the dining hall and make a variety of quick, easy, an...

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Livewired  by David Eagleman

Livewired

David Eagleman

Book

How can a blind person learn to see with her tongue or a deaf person learn to hear with his skin? What does a baby born without a nose tell us about our sensory machinery? Might we someday control a robot with our thoughts? And what does any of this have...

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How to cross stitch  by Sian Hamilton

How to cross stitch

Sian Hamilton

Book

How to Cross Stitch is the perfect starting point for all those wanting to learn this rewarding and accessible craft. This simple-to-follow project-based book takes you through the basic techniques of how to cross stitch. Each technique is clearly ex...

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Mastering drawing the human figure  by Jack Faragasso

Mastering drawing the human figure

Jack Faragasso

Book

Complete handbook by veteran instructor of the Art Students League, suitable for all: novices, students, professionals. Covers basic structure of head and body, light and shade, conveying action, depicting drapery, more.

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Nala's world  by Dean Nicholson

Nala's world

Dean Nicholson

Book

The @1bike1world Instagram sensation shares the full story of his life-changing relationship with his rescue cat, Nala, and their inspiring bicycle journeys through the refugee camps, remarkable terrains and animal shelters of the world.

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Arms and armor  by Dirk H. Breiding

Arms and armor

Dirk H. Breiding

Book

The Philadelphia Museum of Art's holdings of arms and armor are among the finest of their kind in the world. This volume reveals how arms and armor-uniting art, fashion, design, politics, and technology-can be seen as unique expressions of human crea...

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Lunch box

Lunch box

Book

As lunchtime rolls around and you (and your stomach) start thinking about food, it's all too easy to grab takeaway or eat something unhealthy on-the-go. Eating a yummy and nutritious lunch requires a little thought and preplanning which we've done for...

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Dumpling cats  by Sarah Sloyer

Dumpling cats

Sarah Sloyer

Book

Patterns and instructions to make 25 dumpling-shaped crochet cats inspired by the Pokemon-like craze Neko Atsume, a game that enables you to attract cats to your backyard and "collect" them. Easy-to-follow instructions which explain the creation of every...

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When Christmas comes by Debbie Macomber

When Christmas comes

Debbie Macomber

eBook

Deciding to spend Christmas in Boston with her daughter, widow Emily Springer, through the Internet, swaps houses with history professor Charles Brewster, but destiny intervenes when this unlikely couple is forced to spend the holidays together.

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SPSS statistics  by Jesus Salcedo

SPSS statistics

Jesus Salcedo

Book

If you're involved in research, marketing, data mining, or academics, you probably know how useful SPSS (Statistical Package for the Social Sciences) can be. Here's the guidebook that will get you up to speed on SPSS 27 before you know it. A wealth of...

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GarageBand  by Bob LeVitus

GarageBand

Bob LeVitus

Book

A guide to GarageBand describes how to use the program to turn a Mac, iPad, or iPhone into a recording studio to create, perform, and record music.

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Drums  by Jeff Strong

Drums

Jeff Strong

Book

Do you find yourself tapping on the tabletop whenever music plays? It's time to turn table-drumming into the real thing. The simple, easy-to-follow advice in this book gets you going, whether your goal is to start a band or just to play for your own ...

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Digital marketing  by Ryan Deiss

Digital marketing

Ryan Deiss

Book

The tools you need to step into the digital world and bring your marketing process up to date. In this book, you'll discover how digital tools can expand your brandl' reach and help you acquire new customers. Digital marketing is all about increasing...

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Pandora's jar  by Natalie Haynes

Pandora's jar

Natalie Haynes

Book

The Greek myths are among the world's most important cultural building blocks and they have been retold many times, but rarely do they focus on the remarkable women at the heart of these ancient stories. Stories of gods and monsters are the mainstay of...

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Fast. Feast. Repeat.  by Gin Stephens

Fast. Feast. Repeat.

Gin Stephens

Book

Change when you eat and change your body, your health, and your life! Diets don't work. You know you know that, and yet you continue to try them, because what else can you do? You can Fast. Feast. Repeat. After losing over eighty pounds and keeping every...

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Fermenting everything  by Andy Hamilton

Fermenting everything

Andy Hamilton

Book

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

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Can't even  by Anne Helen Petersen

Can't even

Anne Helen Petersen

Book

An incendiary examination of burnout in millennials-the cultural shifts that got us here, the pressures that sustain it, and the need for drastic change.

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Playful precut quilts  by Amanda Niederhauser

Playful precut quilts

Amanda Niederhauser

Book

Instruction for 15 blocks with simple straight-stitch sewing using precuts. Mix and match the 12" blocks to make 15 unique projects.

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Plant-powered beauty  by Amy Galper

Plant-powered beauty

Amy Galper

Book

You know your diet should be rich in plants for optimal health. So shouldn't the products you apply to your skin, which are absorbed into your body, also be filled with plants? If you've ever looked at the back of your so-called "natural" facial moisturizer...

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Rage  by Bob Woodward

Rage

Bob Woodward

Book

In 17 on-the-record interviews with Woodward over seven volatile months - an utterly vivid window into Trump's mind - the president provides a self-portrait that is part denial and part combative interchange mixed with surprising moments of doubt as ...

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Basket essentials  by Lora S. Irish

Basket essentials

Lora S. Irish

Book

Go beyond just following the steps--learn the methods to traditional basket weaving! The art of basketry has been passed down from generation to generation, and while there are several different kinds of baskets, this book is a comprehensive guide that...

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Psychology  by Adam (Psychologist) Cash

Psychology

Adam (Psychologist) Cash

Book

Psychology For Dummies takes you on the challenging and thrilling adventure into the astonishing science of why we do the things we do. Along the way you'll find out how psychology helps us improve our relationships, make better decisions, be more effective...

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Robin Ellis's Mediterranean vegetarian cooking  by Robin Ellis

Robin Ellis's Mediterranean vegetarian cooking

Robin Ellis

Book

Mediterranean cuisine is among the healthiest in the world and a vegetarian diet has been proven to be particularly health-giving for people who have diabetes. In this book British actor Robin Ellis shares his lifetime collection of healthy and simpl...

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The freedom circus  by Sue Smethurst

The freedom circus

Sue Smethurst

Book

Written by award-winning author and journalist Sue Smethurst, whose husband is Mindla and Michael's grandson, The Freedom Circus is an epic story of courage, hope, humanity, survival and, ultimately, love. When Sue Smethurst first sat down with her.....

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The decadent vegetable cookbook

The decadent vegetable cookbook

Book

With over 200 vegetarian recipes to choose from, you'll say yes to cruelty-free eating. Learn how to turn farm-fresh and seasonal vegetables into soups, stews, breakfasts, and even burgers year-round with handy instructions for canning, storing, and of...

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COVID  by Marc (Marc K.) Siegel

COVID

Marc (Marc K.) Siegel

Book

Life for citizens of the developed world before the pandemic was safer, easier, and healthier than for any other people in history thanks to modern medicine, science, technology, and intelligence - but COVID-19 has stolen that security and our nation's...

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One day I'll remember this : Volume II, 1987-1995  by Helen Garner

One day I'll remember this : Volume II, 1987-1995

Helen Garner

Book

Helen Garner’s second volume of diaries charts a tumultuous stage in her life. Beginning in 1987, as she embarks on an affair that she knows will be all-consuming, and ending in 1995 with the publication of The First Stone and the furore that followed...

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Making Christmas bright with papercrafts  by Alice Hörnecke

Making Christmas bright with papercrafts

Alice Hörnecke

Book

A delightful collection of 43 papercraft projects, ideal for crafters at every level. Includes photos, templates, and instructions for an origami wreath, cut-out snowflakes, place setting accessories, and much more.

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The time of our lives  by Robert Dessaix

The time of our lives

Robert Dessaix

Book

At the height of his powers in this remarkable (and often witty) book, Robert Dessaix addresses these increasingly urgent questions in inimitable prose and comes up with some surprising answers. From Java to Hobart via Berlin, Dessaix invites us to e...

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One hundred summers  by Vanessa Branson

One hundred summers

Vanessa Branson

Book

Taking the reader on a journey from the dying embers of Edwardian England, through the trauma of two world wars, the hedonism of London in the 1980s and 'Cool Britannia' in the 1990s right up to the present day, One Hundred Summers is a portrait of a...

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200 under 20g net carbs  by Lindsay Boyers

200 under 20g net carbs

Lindsay Boyers

Book

Let's face it2, staying on track with the keto diet can be a challenge. But now your search for the perfect keto-friendly recipes to help you keep track of your daily macros and carbohydrate goals is over! With 200 under 20g Net Carbs there is no guess...

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The climate cure  by Tim F. (Tim Fridtjof) Flannery

The climate cure

Tim F. (Tim Fridtjof) Flannery

Book

Emergencies test governments, organisations and individuals. Although Australia's prompt, science-led response to COVID-19 has not been perfect, it has saved tens of thousands of lives. But for decades, governments have ignored, ridiculed or understated...

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Why the Germans do it better  by John Kampfner

Why the Germans do it better

John Kampfner

Book

A critical and entertaining exploration of the country many in the West still love to hate, part memoir, part history, part travelogue. Raising important questions for our post-Brexit landscape, Kampfner asks why, despite its faults, Germany has become...

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117 things you should f*cking know about your world

117 things you should f*cking know about your world

Book

Did you know your irises are lying to you and all human eyes are actually brown? Want to know the absolute worst way to die, according to science? Did you know that a smoking psychedelic toad milk could alleviate depression for up to four weeks? 117 Things...

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Together  by Vivek Hallegere Murthy

Together

Vivek Hallegere Murthy

Book

In Together, the former Surgeon General addresses the overlooked epidemic of loneliness as the underpinning to the current crisis in mental wellness and offers solutions to create connection and stresses the importance of community to counteract the ...

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Limitless  by Jim Kwik

Limitless

Jim Kwik

Book

For the last 25 years, Jim Kwik has helped everyone from celebrities to CEOs to students improve their memory, increase their decision-making skills, learn to speed-read and unleash their superbrains. In Limitless, readers will learn Jim's revolution...

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The home edit  by Clea Shearer

The home edit

Clea Shearer

Book

A masterclass and look book in one, The Home Edit is filled with bright photographs and detailed tips, from placing plastic dishware in a drawer where little hands can reach to categorizing pantry items by color (there's nothing like a little ROYGBIV...

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Babies & toddlers  by Kaz Cooke

Babies & toddlers

Kaz Cooke

Book

"Now you have a baby, what are you going to do with it? Kaz Cooke, the author of the bestselling pregnancy book Up the Duff, has you covered from your very first day with a baby. With reassuring info, helpful suggestions, answers to your worries and ...

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