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The 3-chord songbook

The 3-chord songbook

Book

(Strum and Sing). The Strum & Sing series provides an unplugged and pared-down approach to your favorite songs just the chords and the lyrics, with nothing fancy. These easy-to-play arrangements are designed for both aspiring and professional musicians....

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Teach yourself to play guitar chords

Teach yourself to play guitar chords

eBook

(Guitar Educational). Teach Yourself to Play Guitar was created specifically for the student with no music-reading background. This new volume specific to guitar chords is also designed for beginning guitarists. Topics covered include: open- and...

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Pale rider by Laura Spinney

Pale rider

Laura Spinney

eAudiobook

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Smooth jazz

Smooth jazz

eBook

(Saxophone Play-Along). The Saxophone Play-Along Series will help you play your favorite songs quickly and easily. Just follow the notation, listen to the audio to hear how the saxophone should sound, and then play-along using the separate backing tr...

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Simple songs

Simple songs

eBook

50 popular songs are presented in this collection of authentic, simple drum transcription.

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Simple Christmas songs

Simple Christmas songs

eBook

"Includes chords and lyrics for 50 holiday songs"--Page 1 of cover.

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Selections from 100 greatest pop songs

Selections from 100 greatest pop songs

eBook

A great collection of over 90 of the best and/or most influential pop songs of all time as chosen by the folks at MTV and Rolling Stone and documented in the popular video special.

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Sacred songs for classical guitar

Sacred songs for classical guitar

Printed music

(Guitar Solo). 15 beautiful solo guitar arrangements in standard notation and tab that are perfect for church interludes.

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Romantic sheet music collection

Romantic sheet music collection

eBook

(Piano/Vocal/Guitar Songbook). Piano/vocal/guitar arrangements of over 30 songs perfect for expressing that loving feeling.

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Rock hits for ukulele

Rock hits for ukulele

eBook

A hot collection of 20 hits arranged for uke.

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Pop favorites for fingerstyle guitar

Pop favorites for fingerstyle guitar

eBook

"More than 20 favorites arranged for fingerstyle guitar in notes & tab."--Publisher's description.

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Play mandolin today!

Play mandolin today!

eBook

(Play Today Instructional Series). Perfect for use on its own or as a supplement to the Play Mandolin Today! method, this book/audio package features 10 pop & folk favorites and downloadable professional-quality audio with full-band demo and play-along...

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The foal  by Jane Axon

The foal

Jane Axon

Book

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Piano solos for every occasion

Piano solos for every occasion

eBook

(Piano Solo Songbook). Over 60 most-requested songs arranged for piano solo.

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Piano solos for Advent, Christmas & Epiphany

Piano solos for Advent, Christmas & Epiphany

eBook

(Piano Solo Songbook). This collection offers a refreshing variety of 15 solos to enhance seasonal worship services.

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Over the rainbow & other favorites

Over the rainbow & other favorites

eBook

(Ukulele Play-Along). The Ukulele Play-Along series will help you play your favorite songs quickly and easily, with incredible backing tracks to help you sound like a bona fide pro! Just follow the written music, listen to the audio to hear how the u...

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Naturally, delicious desserts  by Danny Seo

Naturally, delicious desserts

Danny Seo

Book

"Editor-in-Chief of Naturally, Danny Seo magazine Danny Seo returns after his smash hit Naturally, Delicious with Naturally, Delicious Desserts, an exciting cookbook packed with approximately 100 dessert recipes that are organic, creative, and delici...

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At the center of all beauty  by Fenton Johnson

At the center of all beauty

Fenton Johnson

Book

A meditation on solitude as a font of creativity and spirituality. Known for his lyrical prose and clear insight, Fenton Johnson explores what it means to be not "single"-meaningless outside of coupledom-but "solitary," able to be alone, inclined to mine...

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Intrépide  by Clem Gorman

Intrépide

Clem Gorman

Book

It is hard for us to imagine the oppressed lives of single women in the first half of the twentieth century. Yet a few Australian women took a leap into the unknown and carved careers for themselves in Paris. They studied, painted, and haunted galleries...

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Behind the horror  by Lee Mellor

Behind the horror

Lee Mellor

Book

Uncover the twisted tales that inspired the big screen's greatest screams. Which case of demonic possession inspired The Exorcist? What horrifying front-page story generated the idea for A Nightmare on Elm Street? Which film was inspired by an 18th-c...

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Birds

Birds

Book

Thomas Hardy notes the thrush's 'full-hearted evensong of joy illimited', Gilbert White observes how swallows sweep through the air but swifts 'dash round in circles' and Rachel Carson watches sanderlings at the ocean's edge, scurrying 'across the beach...

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Windows 10  by Andy Rathbone

Windows 10

Andy Rathbone

Book

A guide to the latest release of the Windows operating system covers its updated features, applications, hardware requirements, customization, and troubleshooting.

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Rethinking success  by J. Douglas Holladay

Rethinking success

J. Douglas Holladay

Book

Success does not come with an instruction manual. Too often "successful" people end up feeling empty, isolated, and depressed because they have lost focus on what is most important in their lives. Rethinking Success can help anyone, no matter their f...

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Healthy me, healthy us  by Les Parrott

Healthy me, healthy us

Les Parrott

Book

Relationships are rife with disappointment--but they are also the primary source of personal happiness. So it is no surprise that the number one question Drs. Les and Leslie Parrott hear over and over is, What's the single most important thing you can...

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Color, thread & free-motion quilting  by Teri Lucas

Color, thread & free-motion quilting

Teri Lucas

Book

This book focuses on color and thread in quilting, as well as containing tips on machine quilting and a collection of quilting designs, to make a quilt that's all up to you.

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Code name Madeleine  by Arthur J. Magida

Code name Madeleine

Arthur J. Magida

Book

The dramatic story of Noor Inayat Khan, secret agent for the British in occupied France. During the critical summer months of 1943, Noor Inayat Khan was the only wireless operator transmitting secret messages from Nazi-occupied France to the Special ...

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Chicken  by Paul R. Josephson

Chicken

Paul R. Josephson

Book

Why has the chicken become the meat par excellence, the most plentifully eaten and popular animal protein in the world, consumed from Beijing to Barcelona? As renowned historian Paul Josephson shows, the story of the chicken's rise involves a whole host...

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Once upon a Tyne  by Anthony David McPartlin

Once upon a Tyne

Anthony David McPartlin

Book

Ant and Dec hold a special place in the hearts of TV viewers everywhere. This is their epic story, with never-before-seen photography and the very best tales from their 30 years in TV. Ant: As the old Chinese proverb says, 'Good things come in pairs'....

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A bird a day  by Dominic Couzens

A bird a day

Dominic Couzens

Book

The beauty and fascination of birds is unrivalled. Every day of the year, immerse yourself in their world with an entry from A Bird of Day, where Dominic Couzens offers an insight into everything from the humble Robin to Emperor Penguins, who are in the...

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Bookkeeping  by Veechi Curtis

Bookkeeping

Veechi Curtis

Book

Be confident about your bookkeeping knowledge! If you're not sure you know your assets from your equity, this is the book for you! But whether you're a small business owner confronting bookkeeping for the first time or a bookkeeping pro who wants to learn...

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A furious sky  by Eric Jay Dolin

A furious sky

Eric Jay Dolin

Book

The best-selling author of Leviathan returns with the first major historical account of America's hurricanes, and reveals how they've shaped our nation. From the moment European colonists laid violent claim to this land, hurricanes have had a profound...

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Unleashed  by Frances Frei

Unleashed

Frances Frei

Book

Authors Frances Frei and Anne Morriss champion a bold redefinition of leadership and offer a real-world guide for unleashing greatness in other people and, ultimately, yourself. When leaders want to improve, they find an abundance of ideas to help bu...

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Fire in Paradise  by Alastair Gee

Fire in Paradise

Alastair Gee

Book

Bay Area-based reporters for The Guardian, Alastair Gee and Dani Anguiano, relate the story of the worst American wildfire in a century, weaving together a portrait of the remarkable California community of 27,000 souls, destroyed wholesale in a fire...

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The anxiety first aid kit  by Rick (Psychologist) Hanson

The anxiety first aid kit

Rick (Psychologist) Hanson

Book

If you're feeling unprecedented levels of stress and anxiety right now, please know that you aren't alone. In these extreme and uncertain times, it's natural to be in a constant state of mental and physical strain. Whether you're dealing with job loss,...

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First they took Rome  by David Broder

First they took Rome

David Broder

Book

A provocative look at Italy's political disaster from the Cold War to today. 67% of Italian 18 to 34 year-olds still live with their parents. Over a third of them are unemployed. Economic growth has been close to nil for over two decades. The Eurozon...

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The sensitives  by Oliver Broudy

The sensitives

Oliver Broudy

Book

A compelling exploration of the mysteries of environmental toxicity and the community of 'sensitives'--people with powerful, puzzling symptoms resulting from exposure to chemicals, fragrances, and cell phone signals, that have no effect on 'normals'.

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Magnetized  by Carlos Busqued

Magnetized

Carlos Busqued

Book

Over the course of one week in September 1982, the bodies of four taxi drivers were found in Buenos Aires. Each murder was carried out with the same cold precision. The assailant: a nineteen-year-old boy, odd and taciturn, who gave the impression of ...

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Our time is now  by Stacey Abrams

Our time is now

Stacey Abrams

Book

Voter suppression has plagued America since its inception, and so has the issue of identity-who is really American and what that means. When tied together, as they are in our modern politics, citizens are harmed in overt, subtle, and even personal ways....

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Wild abandon  by Jennifer Barclay

Wild abandon

Jennifer Barclay

Book

'There's something about abandoned places which moves me and captures the imagination.' So says seasoned travel writer Jennifer Barclay as she walks with her dog and her backpack through the deserted spaces of the Dodecanese, islands that were once b...

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Build your own computer  by Hugh Pittman

Build your own computer

Hugh Pittman

Book

Learn how to: select and buy modern personal computer (PC) components, plan and build a PC, and test a PC system and troubleshoot typical problems. Build your own Computer provides a practical guide to building a modern personal computer hardware system....

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The answer is ...  by Alex Trebek

The answer is ...

Alex Trebek

Book

Since debuting as the host of Jeopardy! in 1984, Alex Trebek has been something like a family member to millions of television viewers, bringing entertainment and education into their homes five nights a week. Last year, he made the stunning announcement...

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The antiracist  by Kondwani Fidel

The antiracist

Kondwani Fidel

Book

What would happen if people started moving beyond the conversation and took action to combat racism? We are in an era where many Americans express the sentiment, "I thought we were past that," when a public demonstration of racism comes across their ...

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Live free or die  by Sean Hannity

Live free or die

Sean Hannity

Book

Built on principles of freedom, rugged individualism, and self-sufficiency, no country has ever accumulated more power and wealth, abused it less, or used that power more to advance the human condition. Yet as America blossomed, left-wing radicalism ...

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Paul Smith  by Paul Smith

Paul Smith

Paul Smith

Book

Created in close collaboration with design legend Sir Paul Smith, Paul Smith celebrates the iconic brand through the lens of 50 objects, chosen by Sir Paul himself for the inspiration they have provided him over the years. The carefully-selected objects...

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Rebel without a clause  by Susan Butler

Rebel without a clause

Susan Butler

Book

The English language is changing constantly. We invent new words and phrases, we mash up idioms, we mispronounce, misuse, misappropriate. Sue Butler has heard it all and is ready to defend and disagree with common usage. Veering from tolerance to outrage,...

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Quick and easy cake toppers

Quick and easy cake toppers

Book

This book contains 100 gorgeous decorations to make using sugarpaste, all carefully chosen from Search Press's best-selling 20 to Make series. There's a handy tools and techniques section at the start of the book, followed by 100 fabulous projects covering...

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The country camera  by Christina G. (Christina Gillian) Ferens

The country camera

Christina G. (Christina Gillian) Fe...

Book

Companion volume to The Country Diary of a New Zealand Lady. Written in a style engaging to the general reader, The Country Camera focuses on definitive aspects of the birds' daily lives and expands on the subject photographically. The images are int...

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Navigation  by Sara Hopkinson

Navigation

Sara Hopkinson

Book

This book is a simple introduction to charts, navigation, pilotage, passage planning and basic tidal calculations. It assumes no knowledge, uses informal language and great graphics to make the subject live. It is the next best thing to attending one...

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HTML in easy steps  by Mike McGrath

HTML in easy steps

Mike McGrath

Book

HTML in easy steps, 9th edition instructs you how to employ the latest development for web page design with HyperText Markup Language (HTML). Modern web browsers support exciting features of the HTML standard that allows easy creation of stunning web...

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Japanese for professionals

Japanese for professionals

Book

A comprehensive course for students who need to use Japanese in a business environment. "Japanese for Professionals" is a serious and detailed manual of the language of trade, commerce, and government, aimed at intermediate students who work with Japanese...

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Origami fold-by-fold  by John Montroll

Origami fold-by-fold

John Montroll

Book

Bestselling origami artist John Montroll offers a new collection of 35 original origami models, presented in order of complexity. They start with simple one-star models (ladybug, butterfly, sailboat) and progress to very complex four-star models (gir...

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Knitting from Fair Isle  by Mati Ventrillon

Knitting from Fair Isle

Mati Ventrillon

Book

For this captivating collection of 20 beautiful patterns, knit designer Mati Ventrillon drew her inspiration from the colorful designs that were created by the women of Fair Isle more than two centuries ago. Mati's original interpretations of the tra...

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Intermittent fasting cookbook  by Nicole Poirier

Intermittent fasting cookbook

Nicole Poirier

Book

The Intermittent Fasting Cookbook is a quick-start guide to the how of intermittent fasting, with meal plans and recipes for various IF patterns and protocols.

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The tyranny of merit  by Michael J. Sandel

The tyranny of merit

Michael J. Sandel

Book

These are dangerous times for democracy. We live in an age of winners and losers, where the odds are stacked in favour of the already fortunate. Stalled social mobility and entrenched inequality give the lie to the promise that "you can make it if you...

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Last mission to Tokyo  by Michel (Lawyer) Paradis

Last mission to Tokyo

Michel (Lawyer) Paradis

Book

A narrative account of the Doolittle Raids of World War II traces the daring Raiders attack on mainland Japan, the fate of the crews who survived the mission, and the international war crimes trials that defined Japanese-American relations and changed...

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The mysterious life and faked death of Jesse James  by Daniel J. Duke

The mysterious life and faked death of Jesse James

Daniel J. Duke

Book

A deep investigation into historical documents that prove the notorious outlaw Jesse James faked his own death • Presents the legend of Jesse James and counters it with the real story, based on family records • Provides photographic evidence, a journal...

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Memoirs of a kamikaze  by Kazuo Odachi

Memoirs of a kamikaze

Kazuo Odachi

Book

An incredible, untold story of survival and acceptance that sheds light on one of the darkest chapters in Japanese history. This book tells the story of Kazuo Odachi who-in 1943, when he was just 16 years-old-joined the Imperial Japanese Navy to become...

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Not for you  by Ronen Givony

Not for you

Ronen Givony

Book

There has never been a band like Pearl Jam. The Seattle quintet has recorded eleven studio albums; sold some 85 million records; played over a thousand shows, in fifty countries; and had five different albums reach number one. But Pearl Jam's story is...

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Stories we tell ourselves  by Richard Holloway

Stories we tell ourselves

Richard Holloway

Book

Throughout history we have told ourselves stories to try and make sense of what it all means: our place in a small corner of one of billions of galaxies, at the end of billions of years of existence. In this new book Richard Holloway takes us on a pe...

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Untwisted  by Paul Jennings

Untwisted

Paul Jennings

Book

Sometimes, rather than making you laugh or cry out in surprise, a story will instead leave you wondering about human fragility. In the telling of his own tale, children's author and screenwriter Paul Jennings demonstrates how seemingly small events can...

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Murder maps  by Drew D. Gray

Murder maps

Drew D. Gray

Book

Elegant period maps and compelling crime analysis illuminate this disquieting volume, which reexamines the most captivating and intriguing homicides of the nineteenth century. Organized geographically, the elements of each murder--from the prior movements...

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A partridge in a pear tree  by Kerry Lord

A partridge in a pear tree

Kerry Lord

Book

This is a unique collection of crochet patterns for the 12 birds of Christmas. Taking inspiration from the famous Christmas carol, Kerry Lord has created this unique crochet collection. Including John the Spotted Woodpecker for 12 Drummers Drumming, Lydia...

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Word for today  by Roly Sussex

Word for today

Roly Sussex

Book

For the first time, the best of ABC presenter Roly Sussex's popular 'Words for Today' program are collected in book form. A must-read for all language nerds. Did you know that the word salary comes from the Latin sal for 'salt', since part of the payment...

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Mystical places  by Sarah Baxter

Mystical places

Sarah Baxter

Book

Travel writer Sarah Baxter expertly curates the world's most wonder-filled sites where magic is made manifest. Discover the history and geography of each site and learn their most significant and spellbinding stories, with suggestions of features to look...

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Signs of life  by Stephen Fabes

Signs of life

Stephen Fabes

Book

A young doctor cycles around the world and discovers how societies treat their most vulnerable, in this thought-provoking and witty medical odyssey In 2010, Stephen Fabes rode away from his career as an emergency doctor in London, on a journey that would...

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MOS study guide for Microsoft Word exam MO-100  by Joan Lambert

MOS study guide for Microsoft Word exam MO-100

Joan Lambert

Book

Demonstrate your expertise with Microsoft Word! Designed to help you practice and prepare for Microsoft Office Specialist: Word Associate (Word and Word 2019) certification with this official Study Guide.

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The inside out of flies  by Erica McAlister

The inside out of flies

Erica McAlister

Book

The Inside Out of Flies is a look under the bonnet at the astonishing mechanics of fly anatomy. Erica McAlister reveals the engineering miracles embodied in each species of fly and some of the fascinating implications they hold for human technology. ...

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Nothing much happens  by Kathryn Nicolai

Nothing much happens

Kathryn Nicolai

Book

Busy minds need a place to rest. Whether you find yourself struggling to sleep, awake in the middle of the night, or even just anxious as you move through the day, in Nothing Much Happens, Kathryn Nicolai offers a healthy way to ease the mind before ...

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Is the Moon upside down?  by Greg Quicke

Is the Moon upside down?

Greg Quicke

Book

During his younger days working as a bush mechanic and pearl diver in remote WA, Greg Quick spent countless nights lying in a swag and staring at the stars. That daily distraction grew into a passion that has seen him become one of Australia's best known...

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First time knits  by Louise (Designer) Walker

First time knits

Louise (Designer) Walker

Book

Created for absolute beginners, Louise Walker's exciting book introduces the basics with plenty of step-by-step photos, and new techniques rolled out as needed. Most of the projects--from a turtle coaster to a bobble hat--use easy-to-handle super-chunky...

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Killing time  by Jimmy Barnes

Killing time

Jimmy Barnes

Book

For a musician, killing time is an occupational hazard, hours and years slip by as you drive between towns, queue at airports, wait around at soundchecks and rest between tours. There's a lot of time to kill. My first two books sought to unpack a tro...

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Everything  by Abigail Ahern

Everything

Abigail Ahern

Book

Maximalism, or the more is more world of decorating, is here! The style that embraces the all-out--beautiful color palettes, luxurious textiles, patterns, and embellishment--has made a comeback. Maximalism is the epitome of passion, one in which Scan...

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Coming undone  by Terri White

Coming undone

Terri White

Book

A powerful, raw and unflinchingly honest account of a life come undone. To everyone else, Terri White appeared to be living the dream, named one of Folio's Top Women in US Media and accruing further awards for the magazines she was editing. In reality,...

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A century of colour in design  by David Harrison

A century of colour in design

David Harrison

Book

Discover the dazzling history of colour in design, from Bauhaus to Memphis and beyond. This curated anthology of furniture, fabric, lights and decorative objects shows how colour has defined key designs over the last century.

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The big book of Mars  by Marc Hartzman

The big book of Mars

Marc Hartzman

Book

Mars has been a source of fascination and speculation ever since the Ancient Sumerians observed its blood-red hue and named it for their god of war and plague. But it wasn t until 1877, when canals were observed on the surface of the Red Planet, suggesting...

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501 Italian verbs  by John Colaneri

501 Italian verbs

John Colaneri

Book

This brand-new edition of 501 Italian Verbs provides language learners with fingertip access to a carefully curated selection of the 501 most common Italian verbs--in all tenses and moods! Each verb is listed alphabetically in chart form-one verb per...

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501 French verbs  by Christopher Kendris

501 French verbs

Christopher Kendris

Book

The original and most trusted verb book in the market with over 50 years of proven excellence! Provides students, travelers, and adult learners with fingertip access to the 501 most common and useful French verbs in all 15 tenses and moods. Fluency in...

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Never leave a man behind  by Mick Dawson

Never leave a man behind

Mick Dawson

Book

Mick Dawson tells the story of kayaking around the Falkland Islands with friend and fellow Royal Marines veteran Steve Grenham, who was struggling to cope with the effects of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), and the extraordinary tale of his 2,...

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The illustrated world of couture  by Megan (Fashion illustrator) Hess

The illustrated world of couture

Megan (Fashion illustrator) Hess

Book

Hundreds of hours, many expert hands and unimaginable metres of fabric: couture is truly wearable art, where creativity and craftsmanship collide. Megan Hess has spent her career documenting fashion's most beautiful people, places and pieces. In The....

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Forever wandering  by Emilie Ristevski

Forever wandering

Emilie Ristevski

Book

Forever Wandering documents the endless beauty of our natural world. Photographer and the creative mind behind @helloemilie, Emilie Ristevski, invites you on a journey through her lens with a collection of otherworldly landscapes and photographic studies...

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Christmas with Kim-Joy  by 1991- author. Kim-Joy

Christmas with Kim-Joy

1991- author. Kim-Joy

Book

Kim-Joy's baked creations have charmed fans since she was in the final of the Great British Bake Off 2018. Following on from her bestselling debut book, Baking with Kim-Joy, she's turning to everyone's favourite time of year – Christmas! Sharing her ...

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Photoshop elements tips, tricks & shortcuts in easy steps  by Nick Vandome

Photoshop elements tips, tricks & shortcuts in easy steps

Nick Vandome

Book

Photoshop Elements Tips, Tricks and Shortcuts in easy steps is written for new users as well as those wanting to take photo editing to the next level. It not only offers a concise guide to using the software but it goes further, providing a wealth of...

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100 essential crochet stitches  by Val Pierce

100 essential crochet stitches

Val Pierce

Book

100 Essential Crochet Stitches is the ultimate "Go-To" guide for 100 of the most essential crochet stitches. Ideal for beginners or a great reference guide for more experienced crocheter's, this reference book is essential for all who want to hone t...

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The botanical beauty hunter  by Maddy Dixon

The botanical beauty hunter

Maddy Dixon

Book

The Botanical Beauty Hunter is a practical guide filled with recipes, advice and the secrets behind everything natural beauty, from ancient Ayurvedic beauty rituals to superfoods to eat for healthy beautiful skin. Drawing on her knowledge as a natural...

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The step-by-step Instant Pot cookbook  by Jeffrey Eisner

The step-by-step Instant Pot cookbook

Jeffrey Eisner

Book

Instant Pots are the hottest kitchen appliances on the market, with more than six million sold. But many cooks remain bewildered by them. Enter Jeffrey Eisner, whose popular website Pressure Luck demystifies the magic of the Instant Pot for users of ...

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Economists at war  by Alan Bollard

Economists at war

Alan Bollard

Book

Wartime is not just about military success. Economists at War tells a different story - about a group of remarkable economists who used their skills to help their countries fight their battles during the Chinese-Japanese War, Second World War, and the...

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A visual protest  by author Banksy

A visual protest

author Banksy

Book

Decades before he blew the lid off the high-stakes art world by shredding a work immediately following its purchase at an auction, Banksy was committing acts of artistic protest on the streets, walls, and bridges of cities throughout the world. We still...

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Forgotten peoples of the ancient world  by Philip Matyszak

Forgotten peoples of the ancient world

Philip Matyszak

Book

The ancient world saw the birth and collapse of great civilizations. In mainstream history the Classical world is dominated by Greece and Rome, and the Biblical world is centred on the Hebrews. Yet the roughly four-and-a-half thousand years (4000 BC-AD...

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The preacher's wife  by Kate Bowler

The preacher's wife

Kate Bowler

Book

Since the 1970s, an important new figure has appeared on the center stage of American evangelicalism--the celebrity preacher's wife. Although most evangelical traditions bar women from ordained ministry, many women have carved out unofficial positions...

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Remain in love  by Chris Frantz

Remain in love

Chris Frantz

Book

Chris Frantz met David Byrne at the Rhode Island School of Art & Design in the early 1970s. Together - and soon with Frantz's future wife, Tina Weymouth - they formed Talking Heads and took up residence in the grimy environs of Manhattan's Lower East...

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Collagen  by Jessica Bippen

Collagen

Jessica Bippen

Book

A unique protein found in all animals, collagen can help improve skin, hair, nails, bones, and joints, as well as the digestive and immune systems. In this user-friendly guide, Jessica Bippen shares her knowledge of collagen and it benefits with information...

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Cosmology's century  by P. J. E. (Phillip James Edwin) Peebles

Cosmology's century

P. J. E. (Phillip James Edwin) Peeb...

Book

From Nobel Prize-winning physicist P.J.E. Peebles, the story of cosmology from Einstein to today. Modern cosmology began a century ago with Albert Einstein's general theory of relativity and his notion of a homogenous, philosophically satisfying cosm...

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Comida Mexicana  by Rosa Cienfuegos

Comida Mexicana

Rosa Cienfuegos

Book

Mexican food might seem easy to imitate. But a taco with soul? Now that's a different story. Many have wrestled with this ancient cuisine and its punch-in-the-face flavours. Most have failed. Thankfully, Comida Mexicana is the real deal. Rosa Cienfue...

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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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Black Spartacus  by Sudhir Hazareesingh

Black Spartacus

Sudhir Hazareesingh

Book

Among the defining figures of the Age of Revolution, Toussaint Louverture is the most enigmatic. Though the Haitian revolutionary’s image has multiplied across the globe—appearing on banknotes and in bronze, on T-shirts and in film—the only definitive...

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Maangchi's big book of Korean cooking  by author Maangchi

Maangchi's big book of Korean cooking

author Maangchi

Book

Despite the huge popularity of Korean restaurants, there has been no comprehensive book on Korean cooking--until now. Maangchi's Big Book of Korean Cooking is a wide, deep journey to the heart of a food-obsessed culture. The book contains the favorite...

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Bad data  by Peter Schryvers

Bad data

Peter Schryvers

Book

Big data is often touted as the key to understanding almost every aspect of contemporary life. This critique of "information hubris" shows that even more important than data is finding the right metrics to evaluate it. The author, an expert in enviro...

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