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Diplomatic baggage  by Brigid Keenan

Diplomatic baggage

Brigid Keenan

Book

"Brigid Keenan was a glamorous, successful young London fashion journalist. But falling in love with a diplomat saw her leave behind the gift chairs of the Paris salons for a large chicken shed in the forests of Nepal. Thirty years later (at the farewell...

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One woman's war by Eileen Younghusband

One woman's war

Eileen Younghusband

eAudiobook

The Second World War is dominated by heroic tales of men defending their country against a formidable enemy, but what about the women who also played their part in fighting for freedom? Eileen Younghusband was just 18 when she joined the Women's Auxiliary...

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Quicksand by Henning Mankell

Quicksand

Henning Mankell

eAudiobook

In January 2014 I was informed that I had cancer. However, Quicksand is not a book about death and destruction, but about what it means to be human. I have undertaken a journey from my childhood to the man I am today, writing about the key events in my...

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Fire woman by Josephine (Fire fighter) Reynolds

Fire woman

Josephine (Fire fighter) Reynolds

eAudiobook

When seventeen-year-old Josephine Reynolds signed up to the Norfolk Fire Service in 1982, there was no such thing as a firefighter - only fireMEN. Nevertheless, she was determined to stick it out. From the gruelling fifteen months of training - wrest...

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Old Nelson

Old Nelson

Book

"This thoroughly interesting slice of Nelson region history is drawn from an extensive private collection. The images include many street scenes and town vistas, as well as themes such as public occasions, unfortunate events, sport and recreation, tr...

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The promise and the dream  by David. author. Margolick

The promise and the dream

David. author. Margolick

Book

No issue in America in the 1960s was more vital than civil rights, and no two public figures were more crucial in the drama of race relations in this era than Martin Luther King, Jr. and Robert F. Kennedy. Fifty years after they were both assassinated,...

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At home at Highclere  by Fiona Carnarvon

At home at Highclere

Fiona Carnarvon

Book

'Written by the current lady of the manor, this book gives complete access to the world-renowned historic country house and showcases the art of entertaining, past and present. Highclere Castle, famed as the setting for Downton Abbey, is the epitome of...

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Soviet Destroyers of World War II  by Alexander Hill

Soviet Destroyers of World War II

Alexander Hill

Book

"The Soviet Navy that faced the German onslaught in 1941 boasted a mixture of modern warships, often built with foreign technical assistance, and antiquated warships from the Tsarist era that were modernized for the conflict. Some Soviet naval vessels...

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The 30-minute runner  by Duncan Larkin

The 30-minute runner

Duncan Larkin

Book

"The 30-Minute Runner takes a simplified approach to training, which is to break down everything into one thirty-minute session per day, a manageable segment for first-time runners and those who may be in decent shape but lead incredibly busy lives. ...

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Baking soda for health  by Britt Brandon

Baking soda for health

Britt Brandon

Book

"Baking soda has been a kitchen staple for generations, but its uses extend far beyond cookie recipes and as refrigerator deodorizers. With its adsorptive and alkaline properties, baking soda is the perfect natural remedy for numerous health and beauty...

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Corvette  by Larry Stevens

Corvette

Larry Stevens

Book

"Corvette celebrates the vehicle that defined high-performance. Debuting in the early 1950s as a concept car, the Chevy Corvette became an instant symbol of automotive ingenuity and since then has introduced generations to a lifelong love of American...

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Living a life you love  by Joyce Meyer

Living a life you love

Joyce Meyer

Book

Encourages readers to shift their perspectives on their day-to-day experiences so that they can learn to love every moment in life and accept the happiness that is promised by God.

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Adrenal fatigue relief  by Sorrel Davis

Adrenal fatigue relief

Sorrel Davis

Book

"Learn how to reclaim your health and energy without complicated regiments or costly supplements and therapies. Get to the bottom of what's making you feel bad and discover easy-to-use, time tested techniques that can help!" --Publisher description.

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Jaws  by Sandra Kahn

Jaws

Sandra Kahn

Book

A book about the genetic evolution on the jaw from a award winning Stanford scientist and author of over 50 books. The evolution of modern speech, instead of just grunts, led to an important change in human anatomy. The top of the larynx leading to our...

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The complete remote pilot  by Bob Gardner

The complete remote pilot

Bob Gardner

Book

"This textbook is for anyone interested in pursuing and obtaining a Remote Pilot certificate - required to operated drones for commercial uses. The authors explain in a friendly, readable style and comprehensively cover all the details involved in th...

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Fit at mid-life  by Samantha Brennan

Fit at mid-life

Samantha Brennan

Book

A uniquely feminist approach to how women can break free from what society thinks and get active in their forties, fifties, and beyond. Drawing from their personal experiences as well as the latest research, Samantha Brennan and Tracy Isaacs deliver a...

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The practice of the presence of God  by of the Resurrection Lawrence

The practice of the presence of God

of the Resurrection Lawrence

Book

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Seek and destroy  by Paul Harrison

Seek and destroy

Paul Harrison

Book

"In 2015 No.3 Squadron Royal New Zealand Air Force celebrated 50 years of continuous helicopter operations since it reformed in August 1965. Seek and Destroy is the official history of the machines and personnel that make up the colourful and wide-ra...

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The numerology of the I Ching  by Alfred Huang

The numerology of the I Ching

Alfred Huang

Book

"The first book to cover the complete Taoist teachings on form, structure, and symbol in the I Ching. - Provides many new patterns and diagrams for visualizing the layout of the 64 hexagrams. - Includes advanced teachings on the hosts of the hexagrams,...

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Iron kingdom  by Christopher M. Clark

Iron kingdom

Christopher M. Clark

Book

Offers a history of the vanished state from its beginning as a group of territorial fragments to its rise to become one of the most powerful nations in Europe, detailing Prussia's influential and critical role in modern times and its dissolution by the...

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The skull of Alum Bheg  by Kim A. Wagner

The skull of Alum Bheg

Kim A. Wagner

Book

In 1963, a human skull was discovered in a pub in Kent in south-east England. A brief handwritten note stuck inside the cavity revealed it to be that of Alum Bheg, an Indian soldier in British service who was executed during the aftermath of the 1857...

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Seven types of atheism  by John Gray

Seven types of atheism

John Gray

Book

"A meditation on the importance of atheism in the modern world - and its inadequacies and contradictions - by one of Britain's leading philosophers'When you explore older atheisms, you will find some of your firmest convictions - secular or religious...

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How to be a happy academic  by Alexander Clark

How to be a happy academic

Alexander Clark

Book

"Want to be an effective, successful, and happy academic? This book hones your skills, showcases your strengths, and helps you manage all professional apsects of academic life. With their focus on life-long learning and positive reflection, Alex and ...

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Relational hermeneutics

Relational hermeneutics

Book

"Relational Hermeneutics is a unique cross-disciplinary collection that aims to decolonise the mindsets of the Pacific people who have been shaped by the global neo-liberal frameworks of development that benefit only a few at the expense of many, fra...

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Work  by Andrea Komlosy

Work

Andrea Komlosy

Book

"Say the word "work," and most people think of some form of gainful employment. Yet this limited definition has never corresponded to the historical experience of most people--whether in colonies, developing countries, or the industrialized world. That...

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Tattoo street style  by Alice Snape

Tattoo street style

Alice Snape

Book

"Tattoo Street Style features 450 original and striking portraits of tattooed people from all over the world and their amazing body art. Showcasing all the artists, studios and styles you should know about, curated from within the tattoo community by...

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Keep marching  by Kristin Rowe-Finkbeiner

Keep marching

Kristin Rowe-Finkbeiner

Book

"Keep Marching is a practical guide and highly researched examination of the barriers that hold women back-and how to overcome them... This book provides proven tactics, policy solutions, and strategies any woman can use to build her power. Did you know...

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First three Shelby Cobras  by Gordon Bruce

First three Shelby Cobras

Gordon Bruce

Book

"The First Three Shelby Cobras tells the story of three remarkable cars, the first AC Cobras created by the legendary Carroll Shelby in 1962 and now favorites of sports-car enthusiasts throughout the world.The prototype CSX2000 has been described as the...

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Troubleshooting and repairing diesel engines  by Paul (Paul K.) Dempsey

Troubleshooting and repairing diesel engines

Paul (Paul K.) Dempsey

Book

Solve diesel engine problems quickly and easily using the latest methods. This hands-on guide shows, step by step, how to save time and money by learning to identify and fix virtually any diesel engine problem yourself. Thoroughly updated to cover the...

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Tirpitz  by Daniel Knowles

Tirpitz

Daniel Knowles

Book

"Referred to by Winston Churchill as ‘the Beast’, ‘Tirpitz’ was Germany’s last great battleship and was one of the largest and heaviest battleships ever constructed by a European navy. Sister ship to the infamous ‘Bismarck’, ‘Tirpitz’ may be referred...

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Drawing physics  by Don S. (Don Stephen) Lemons

Drawing physics

Don S. (Don Stephen) Lemons

Book

"The subject of 'Seeing Physics' is our understanding of the physical universe as organized into 51 one thousand-word essays each anchored in a drawing that conveys a key idea. Each essay expands on the science of the drawing and places it in a broader...

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Eye of the shoal  by Helen Scales

Eye of the shoal

Helen Scales

Book

"There's something about fish that leaves a cold, slimy whiff in many people's minds. Either that, or fish are simply 'food'; catching fish to eat is so deeply ingrained that we fish for fish, but we don't pigeon a pigeon or deer a deer. It's difficult...

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My kid is driving me crazy  by Tamara Arnold

My kid is driving me crazy

Tamara Arnold

Book

"My Kid is Driving Me Crazy helps mothers thrive while living with a child with mental illness. Mental illness in a loved one sucks! Some days, all moms want to do is stay in bed, because facing reality seems insurmountable. Living with her son, who ...

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Dunkirk: nine days that saved an army  by John Grehan

Dunkirk: nine days that saved an army

John Grehan

Book

"The epic of Dunkirk has been told many times, but the numerous accounts from surviving soldiers and sailors were often a blur of fear and fighting with the days mingling into each other, leaving what is, at times, a confusing picture. In this book, adopting...

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Nieuwpoort, sector 1917  by Kristof Jacobs

Nieuwpoort, sector 1917

Kristof Jacobs

Book

"The centennial of World War I has brought countless largely forgotten stories—of bravery and suffering, heroism and devastation—to light for the first time in generations. This book performs that service for one of the most interesting, yet least we...

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"Pouring with rain - troops fed up"  by Dennis Williams

"Pouring with rain - troops fed up"

Dennis Williams

Book

"In September 1918 Second Army was the weakest of the British Armies on the Western Front; many of its formations had been rebuilt through young conscripts and men reclassified as fit for the frontline. It was, however, commanded by General Herbert P...

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Before intelligence failed  by Mark Wilkinson

Before intelligence failed

Mark Wilkinson

Book

"In the wake of the 2003 Iraq War, the term 'intelligence failure' became synonymous with the Blair Government and how it had used intelligence to construct a case for war. This book examines British secret intelligence over the thirty years preceding...

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Amadeus  by Peter Shaffer

Amadeus

Peter Shaffer

Book

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart is a genius, the most brilliant musician the world will ever see. But the court of eighteenth-century Vienna doesn't recognize his talents - only Antonio Salieri, the Court Composer, does, and he is tortured by what he hears. ...

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Why materialism is baloney  by Bernardo Kastrup

Why materialism is baloney

Bernardo Kastrup

Book

"The present framing of the cultural debate in terms of materialism versus religion has allowed materialism to go unchallenged as the only rationally-viable metaphysics. This book seeks to change this. It uncovers the absurd implications of materialism...

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Utility-style  by Sharon Holland

Utility-style

Sharon Holland

Book

"This book includes tweleve well illustrated projects, ranging from table runners to a queen-sized quilt. Each fast-pieced project is great for beginners, with skill-building design tips and suggestions throughout. These lovely patterns are a reason...

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Me & McDuff  by Leslie Oschmann

Me & McDuff

Leslie Oschmann

Book

"Since she was a girl, Leslie Oschmann longed for two things: a dog of her own, and the chance to make things by hand every day. With her impeccable creative taste, Oschmann became a successful visual director. But something was still missing. She bravely...

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Edible ensembles  by Gretchen Röehrs

Edible ensembles

Gretchen Röehrs

Book

"Gretchen Roehrs's art uses line drawings along with perfectly placed foods to represent the forms, colors, and textures of fashionable clothing: the result is stylish ensembles that would not be out of place in fashion magazines and look good enough...

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The coast of Maine  by Carl Heilman

The coast of Maine

Carl Heilman

Book

"With its picturesque harbours, rugged mountains, and secluded islands, the coast of Maine offers some of the most spectacular scenery in America."--Publisher's description.

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Chip Kidd. Book 2  by Chip Kidd

Chip Kidd. Book 2

Chip Kidd

Book

"presents the recent work of a designer described as a design demigod, and the closest thing to a rock star in graphic design. According to the Huffington Post, Chip Kidd is the Meryl Streep of book design. Universally recognized as an American master...

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Fit & focused in 52  by Daniel Stewart

Fit & focused in 52

Daniel Stewart

Book

Fitness exercises for the horse rider.

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Curlew moon  by Mary Colwell

Curlew moon

Mary Colwell

Book

Curlews are the UK's largest wading bird, about the size of a herring gull on long legs. They are particularly known for their evocative calls which embody wild places; they provoke a range of emotions that many have expressed in poetry, art and musi...

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Penguins in the desert  by Eric Loudon Wagner

Penguins in the desert

Eric Loudon Wagner

Book

"Every year, hundreds of thousands of Magellanic penguins gather to breed at Punta Tombo, Argentina, along a windswept edge of the Patagonian desert, and for more than three decades, biologist Dee Boersma has joined them. Penguins in the Desert follows...

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Kenneth D. King's Smart Fitting solutions  by Kenneth D. King

Kenneth D. King's Smart Fitting solutions

Kenneth D. King

Book

"No matter your size or shape, Kenneth D. King will teach you how to make perfect-fitting garments every time. In this comprehensive resource, Kenneth shows the home sewer how to understand her shape and fitting options, as well as how to identify bad...

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A spirituality of caregiving  by Henri J. M. Nouwen

A spirituality of caregiving

Henri J. M. Nouwen

Book

"If you provide care for another person, whether you are a family member or a professional caregiver, you know that caregiving is hard, sometimes unappreciated work. But have you ever considered that it isn't easy to be the care receiver?"--Amazon.co...

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Fruit  by Bernadette Wörndl

Fruit

Bernadette Wörndl

Book

"We often associate fruit in recipes with preserves, cakes, sorbets, and desserts--all sweet dishes. However, fruit can be an incredible complement to savory dishes too. Adding blackberries to a duck breast-- and-chard recipe or caramelized pears to ...

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The gospel of the Flying Spaghetti Monster  by Bobby Henderson

The gospel of the Flying Spaghetti Monster

Bobby Henderson

Book

A humorous look at intelligent design as presented through the religious beliefs of "Pastafarianism." It argues that the Flying Spaghetti Monster (FSM) is the real creator of the universe through a compilation of FSM scripture, observances, rites, and...

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Feed the baby hummus  by Lisa Lewis

Feed the baby hummus

Lisa Lewis

Book

"Parenting practices vary widely between countries and cultures. For example, in countries such as the Philippines, breastfeeding after age one year is common, and parents can make their own decision about what is right for their family. In Korea, babies...

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Faith  by Jimmy Carter

Faith

Jimmy Carter

Book

All his life, President Jimmy Carter has been a courageous exemplar of faith. Now he shares the lessons he learned. He writes, "The issue of faith arises in almost every area of human existence, so it is important to understand its multiple meanings....

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Half the sky  by Luise Guest

Half the sky

Luise Guest

Book

"Half the sky is the first major book on contemporary women artists in China. The dynamic artistic centres of China are producing some of the most interesting and compelling contemporary art of our time. But there are fascinating stories as yet insuf...

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Kuala Lumpur undercover II  by Paik Leong Ewe

Kuala Lumpur undercover II

Paik Leong Ewe

Book

"Exposé of the red-light districts of Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia) as well as in Bangkok (Thailand) and Batam and Karimun Islands (Indonesia). Part of the bestselling Undercover series, including Bali Undercover and Jakarta Undercover (vols. I & II). As eight...

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Karman  by Giorgio Agamben

Karman

Giorgio Agamben

Book

"What does it mean to be responsible for our actions? In this brief and elegant study, Giorgio Agamben traces our most profound moral intuitions back to their roots in the sphere of law and punishment. Moral accountability, human free agency, and even...

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One square mile of hell  by John F. Wukovits

One square mile of hell

John F. Wukovits

Book

"In the Tarawa atoll lies the tiny islet of Betio. In November of 1943, the men of the 2nd Marine Division watched as bombardments destroyed the island's Japanese defenses. But when the Marines landed, the Japanese poured out of their protective bunkers...

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The art of Sea of Thieves

The art of Sea of Thieves

Book

""Rare's Sea of Thieves allows friends to team up for legendary pirate adventure. Now, Dark Horse offers an unprecedented look at the fantastic ships, characters, and loot with The Art of Sea of Thieves! Featuring hundreds of pieces of art with commentary...

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The moderate soprano  by David Hare

The moderate soprano

David Hare

Book

"A man of great passions, John Christie wooed his opera singer wife with a determination befitting a man who won the Military Cross at the Battle of Loos. Now, in 1934, this Etonian science teacher's admiration for the works of Wagner has led him to embark...

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Masters of modern soccer  by Grant Wahl

Masters of modern soccer

Grant Wahl

Book

"Masters of Modern Soccer is the definitive thinking fan's guide to modern soccer. For a supporter of any team, from the U.S. national teams to Manchester United, or any competition, from Mexico's Liga MX to the World Cup, this book reveals what players...

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A library miscellany  by Claire Cock-Starkey

A library miscellany

Claire Cock-Starkey

Book

"What can be found in the Vatican's Secret Archive? How many books did Charles Darwin's library aboard the Beagle hold? Which library is home to a colony of bats? Bursting with potted histories, quirky facts and enlightening lists, this book explores...

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XXL  by Billy Law

XXL

Billy Law

Book

"Through 70 incredible dishes covering snacks, burgers, mains, desserts and drinks, Billy taps into the contemporary street food scene. This is not food for the faint-hearted or those into clean eating or the paleo lifestyle. These are honest-to-good...

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Nature  by Stephanie Redfern

Nature

Stephanie Redfern

Book

"Stitched Textiles: Nature is the fourth title in this successful theme-based series. It contains an extensive section on techniques, featuring step-by-step guides to machine- and hand-stitching, attaching embellishments and found objects to your wor...

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The art of God of War  by Evan Shamoon

The art of God of War

Evan Shamoon

Book

"Go behind the scenes of the latest entry in one of the most popular video game series on Playstation. Packed with concept art and design work, this is a must for any fan of the God Of War series and the perfect companion piece to anyone playing the ...

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On the road & off the record with Leonard Bernstein  by Charlie Harmon

On the road & off the record with Leonard Bernstein

Charlie Harmon

Book

"Leonard Bernstein reeked of cheap cologne and obviously hadn't showered, shaved, or slept in a while. Was he drunk to boot? He greeted his new assistant with, "What are you drinking?" Yes, he was drunk. Charlie Harmon was hired to manage the day-to-day...

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Joshua  by John Dennen

Joshua

John Dennen

Book

"Over the last 8 years Anthony Joshua has pounded his way to the top of the boxing world. In April 2017 he faces the notorious Ukrainian, Wladimir Klitschko, in the fight that commentators are labelling the fight of the century. The famous Wembley Stadium...

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Reputation by Taylor Swift

Reputation

Taylor Swift

Printed music

(Easy Piano Personality). Taylor's 2017 album release continues her chart-topping success, debuting on the Billboard 200 chart at number 1, led by the previously released singles Look What You Made Me Do and .. .Ready for It. Our songbook features...

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Sheet music anthology by Jimmy Buffett

Sheet music anthology

Jimmy Buffett

Printed music

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Punchneedle creations  by Pamela Gurney

Punchneedle creations

Pamela Gurney

Book

"The projects: Lovely lavender, purple potted blooms, mobile phone carriers, a hen with her friend, a floral bouquet in wool, beautiful brooches, pretty pink blooms, superb silks on satin, Leesa's bag, vibrant velvet daisies, pretty pansies, tortoise...

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Southern quilts  by Mary W. Kerr

Southern quilts

Mary W. Kerr

Book

"In more than 270 color images, hundreds of quilts, juxtaposed for the first time, celebrate and explore the South's rich quilting history. Quilt expert Mary W. Kerr joins 13 other textile historians to show why Southern quilts have a distinctiveness...

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René Magritte  by René Magritte

René Magritte

René Magritte

Book

"When René Magritte reached his 40s, something unexpected happened. The painter, who had honed an iconic Surrealist style between 1926 and 1938, suddenly started making paintings that looked almost nothing like his earlier work. First he adopted an.....

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Hello color  by Rachel Mae Smith

Hello color

Rachel Mae Smith

Book

"Liven up your apartment and make your home space vibrant with 25 simple and fun step-by-step home accessory projects all doable in under 30 minutes! like pop-tastic wall art, colorful coasters, and bold and bright dishes and mugs. No matter whether she...

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Landwhale  by Jes Baker

Landwhale

Jes Baker

Book

"By the author of Things No One Will Tell Fat Girls and a heroine of the body positivity movement, an intimate, gutsy memoir about being a fat woman, Jes Baker burst onto the body positivity scene when she created her own ads mocking Abercrombie & Fitch...

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The road to Marvel Studios Avengers, Infinity War  by Eleni Roussos

The road to Marvel Studios Avengers, Infinity War

Eleni Roussos

Book

"The Avengers have come a long way since they first assembled to fight off an alien invasion. The past five years have brought more and more challenges, and Earth's Mightiest Heroes have always risen to face them. But have they finally met their match...

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Universe in creation  by Roy Gould

Universe in creation

Roy Gould

Book

We know the universe has a history, but does it also have a story of self-creation to tell? Yes, in Roy R. Gould's account. He offers a compelling narrative of how the universe--with no instruction other than its own laws--evolved into billions of galaxies...

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Harvey Milk  by Lillian Faderman

Harvey Milk

Lillian Faderman

Book

"Harvey Milk-charismatic, eloquent, and a smart-aleck-was elected to the San Francisco Board of Supervisors in 1977 but had served for less than one year when he was shot by a homophobic fellow Supervisor. Milk's assassination made him the most famous...

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The mammoth book of the World Cup  by Nick Holt

The mammoth book of the World Cup

Nick Holt

Book

An all-encompassing, chronological guide to football's World Cup, one of the world's few truly international events. From its beginnings in 1930 to the modern all-singing, all-dancing self-styled 'greatest show on Earth', every tournament is covered ...

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Once upon a chef  by Jennifer Segal

Once upon a chef

Jennifer Segal

Book

"Let popular blogger and busy mother Jenn Segal teach you how to make delicious weeknight meals the whole family will love, with 100 tested and perfected recipes from The Once Upon a Chef Cookbook."--

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Ruth Asawa. by Ruth Asawa

Ruth Asawa.

Ruth Asawa

Book

"David Zwirner is pleased to announce the gallery's first exhibition dedicated to the work of Ruth Asawa since having announced the representation of the artist's estate earlier this year, which will take place at the 537 West 20th Street location. T...

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Slayer stats  by Simon Guerrier

Slayer stats

Simon Guerrier

Book

"Discover everything you ever wanted to know about the hit show Buffy the Vampire Slayer in this humorously illustrated infographic book. This one-of-a-kind infographic guide to all things Buffy blends striking illustrations with a bounty of facts and...

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The Graham Kerr cookbook  by Graham Kerr

The Graham Kerr cookbook

Graham Kerr

Book

"Kerr's knowing and fun-loving approach to home cooking was ahead of its time, and has more in common with Mario Batali's or Jamie Oliver's outlook than with his 1960s contemporaries. Like Batali, Kerr was a passionate cook who was also not afraid to...

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Nurture  by Carole Bamford

Nurture

Carole Bamford

Book

"Take a journey around our farms, into our cottages, bakery and kitchen. Educate yourself about the importance of soil, biodiversity and bees. Plant a window box or a garden which will provide you with food and joy year-round and use the fruit and ve...

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The wicked healthy cookbook  by Chad Sarno

The wicked healthy cookbook

Chad Sarno

Book

"THE WICKED HEALTHY COOKBOOK takes badass plant-based cooking to a whole new level. The chefs have pioneered innovative cooking techniques such as pressing and searing mushrooms until they reach a rich and delicious meat-like consistency. Inside, you'll...

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Chasing New Horizons  by Alan Stern

Chasing New Horizons

Alan Stern

Book

"On July 14, 2015, something amazing happened. More than 3 billion miles from Earth, a small NASA spacecraft called New Horizons screamed past Pluto at more than 32,000 miles per hour, focusing its instruments on the long-mysterious icy worlds of the...

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Queer sex  by Juno Roche

Queer sex

Juno Roche

Book

"In this frank, funny and poignant book, transgender activist Juno Roche discusses sex, desire and dating with leading figures from the trans and non-binary community. Calling out prejudices and inspiring readers to explore their own concepts of intimacy...

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My parent's keeper  by Jody Gastfriend

My parent's keeper

Jody Gastfriend

Book

"When it comes time to provide care for those who once cared for us, where can we turn? This book offers practical guidance for a broad range of caregiving situations when family caregivers assume their new role. Uses the latest research and draws on...

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Fashion embroidery  by Jessica Jane Pile

Fashion embroidery

Jessica Jane Pile

Book

"This practical step-by-step guide to haute couture embroidery covers everything from machine and hand stitching, to tambour beading, goldwork and monogramming. Whether you are interested in adding monogrammed initials to your favourite bathrobe, stitching...

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Simply vibrant  by Anya Kassoff

Simply vibrant

Anya Kassoff

Book

"A colorful take on whole foods cooking--everyday dishes that are seasonal, clean, and nourishing, from the author of The Vibrant Table. Cooking vibrant, healthy vegetarian dishes doesn't need to be time-consuming. These simple, everyday recipes are in...

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Green escapes  by Toby Musgrave

Green escapes

Toby Musgrave

Book

"An insider's guide to the world's greatest 'secret' gardens, green spaces, and pocket parks tucked away in cities around the globe Cities everywhere are graced with charming but little-known, off-the-beaten-track gardens and green spaces, offering u...

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Milk!  by Mark Kurlansky

Milk!

Mark Kurlansky

Book

"Mark Kurlansky's first global food history since the bestselling Cod and Salt; the fascinating cultural, economic, and culinary story of milk and all things dairy--with recipes throughout. According to the Greek creation myth, we are so much spilt milk;...

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Another kind of life

Another kind of life

Book

"At a time when individual rights are being contested and when those on the fringes of society feel deeply threatened, this powerful photographic compilation delivers a message of humanity and inclusiveness that transcends geopolitical and cultural b...

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Not that bad

Not that bad

Book

"In this valuable and revealing anthology, cultural critic and bestselling author Roxane Gay collects original and previously published pieces that address what it means to live in a world where women have to measure the harassment, violence, and agg...

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Charlotte Lennox  by Susan Carlile

Charlotte Lennox

Susan Carlile

Book

"Charlotte Lennox (c. 1729-1804) was an eighteenth-century English novelist whose most celebrated work, The Female Quixote (1752), is just one of eighteen works spanning a forty-three year career. Susan Carlile's critical biography of Lennox focuses on...

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My patients like treats  by Duncan MacVean

My patients like treats

Duncan MacVean

Book

"Physicians used to make house calls. Today, a few veterinarians still do. Duncan MacVean, DVM, is one such vet. His patients range from cats and dogs to pigs and lizards--each of them a unique personality. Every animal and every home is different, but...

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From docks and sand  by Adrian Gregson

From docks and sand

Adrian Gregson

Book

"This book is a study of the importance and significance of community identity to a fighting unit in the First World War. In this case the unit in question is primarily 7th King’s Regiment and more widely the 55th West Lancashire Division, 1914-18. The...

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