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Spider woman by Brenda Hale

Spider woman

Brenda Hale

eBook

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Taste by Stanley Tucci

Taste

Stanley Tucci

eBook

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Noble ambitions by Adrian Tinniswood

Noble ambitions

Adrian Tinniswood

eBook

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Rationality by Steven Pinker

Rationality

Steven Pinker

eBook

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The man from the future by Ananyo Bhattacharya

The man from the future

Ananyo Bhattacharya

eBook

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Ottolenghi Test Kitchen by Yotam Ottolenghi

Ottolenghi Test Kitchen

Yotam Ottolenghi

eBook

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Nests by Susan (Botanical artist) Ogilvy

Nests

Susan (Botanical artist) Ogilvy

eBook

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Brothers in arms by James Holland

Brothers in arms

James Holland

eBook

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The 10:10 diet by Sarah Di Lorenzo

The 10:10 diet

Sarah Di Lorenzo

eBook

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Busted again!  by Ron McQuilter

Busted again!

Ron McQuilter

Book

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No protocol for me  by Maurice Harvey

No protocol for me

Maurice Harvey

Book

"Maurice Harvey is probably the most widely travelled photojournalist from New Zealand, having been to 160 countries and territories. His travels began in Africa in 1960 where for seven years he lived in Central and West Africa, then in later years, ...

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Drawing with charcoal  by Kate Boucher

Drawing with charcoal

Kate Boucher

Book

"Charcoal is a versatile and dramatic medium with incredible potential for expression. This stunning book shows you how to create a drawing using its subtle, complex and bold qualities to best effect. Through step-by-step demonstrations and tasks, it...

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Crafting authentic paper flowers  by Sophie Longhurst

Crafting authentic paper flowers

Sophie Longhurst

Book

"The delicate art of paper flower craft has been around for centuries, originating in China in 100BC. Since then, the art has remained a powerful tool in calming the mind and encouraging a slower pace of life. Whatever your background, lifestyle or.....

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A knitter's guide to shawl design  by Emma Vining

A knitter's guide to shawl design

Emma Vining

Book

"As a desirable item of fashion, a cherished gift or a wardrobe essential, the shawl enjoys enduring popularity among knitters and non-knitters alike. The most admired of these beautiful accessories are designed with inspiration drawn from a wide range...

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How to frame your own pictures  by Jane Warren

How to frame your own pictures

Jane Warren

Book

"This book introduces readers with no previous knowledge of the craft to simple techniques for creative home picture-framing. It shows how investing in a few essential hand tools and basic materials can save you hundreds of dollars on your framing costs,...

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On the loom  by Maryanne Moodie

On the loom

Maryanne Moodie

Book

"In On the Loom, Maryanne Moodie brings the ancient art of weaving to the modern day in a comprehensive guide packed with step-by-step tutorials and beautiful photography. Learn the basics of this simple and beautiful craft with valuable information on...

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Archie 100  by Natalie (Art museum curator) Wilson

Archie 100

Natalie (Art museum curator) Wilson

Book

"A tribute to portraiture, as well as the artists and sitters, Archie 100: A Century of the Archibald Prize marks 100 years of Australia's oldest and most-loved annual portraiture award. Curator Natalie Wilson unearths fascinating stories behind more...

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The shortest history of England  by J. M. (James M.) Hawes

The shortest history of England

J. M. (James M.) Hawes

Book

"With Brexit, Boris and new baby royals, there's no better time to discover the true history of England - and how the past throws striking light on the present. The only other countries in Europe so riven by geography and history are Italy and Germany,...

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Man Ray  by Arthur Lubow

Man Ray

Arthur Lubow

Book

"Man Ray (1890-1976), a founding father of Dada and a key player in French Surrealism, is one of the central artists of the twentieth century. He is also one of the most elusive. In this new biography, journalist and critic Arthur Lubow uses Man Ray's...

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If God is love, don't be a jerk  by John Pavlovitz

If God is love, don't be a jerk

John Pavlovitz

Book

"Imagine for a moment what the world might look like if we as people of faith, morality, and conscience actually aspired to this mantra. What if we were fully burdened to create a world that was more loving and equitable than when we arrived? What if...

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The modern preserver's kitchen  by Kylee Newton

The modern preserver's kitchen

Kylee Newton

Book

"With over 30 recipes for jams, chutneys, ferments and pickles, and 70 dishes in which to use them, The Modern Preserver's Kitchen is the ideal cookbook for those who want to make the most of each season's offerings"--Publisher's description.

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Needle felting teddy bears for beginners  by Judy Balchin

Needle felting teddy bears for beginners

Judy Balchin

Book

"Needle-felting is an easy and fun technique, requiring little in the way of expensive materials or equipment. Its accessibility means it's becoming more and more popular, and award-winning authors Judy Balchin and Roz Dace show how to make 20 wonderful...

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Annabel Karmel's new complete baby & toddler meal planner  by Annabel Karmel

Annabel Karmel's new complete baby & toddler meal planner

Annabel Karmel

Book

"Best-selling children's cookery author and weaning expert Annabel Karmel updates her most trusted cookbook with this special, fully updated and extended edition for its 30th anniversary. The book now includes NEW finger food guidance and over 200 si...

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Deliciously healthy menopause  by Severine Menem

Deliciously healthy menopause

Severine Menem

Book

"For anyone anticipating or experiencing menopause, this is the ideal nutrition and lifestyle cookbook to inspire and empower you throughout this time of change and transformation. The first section introduces the "food as medicine" approach with an ...

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The gut-loving cookbook  by Alana Macfarlane

The gut-loving cookbook

Alana Macfarlane

Book

"A follow-up to The Gut Stuff, this is an accessible, easy-to-follow cookbook that offers easy How-Tos so you can add fermented food seamlessly into your daily diet for a healthy, happy gut. All recipes have been carefully constructed to include the top...

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15-minute stretch  by Suzanne Martin

15-minute stretch

Suzanne Martin

Book

"Quick, easy-to-use exercise sequences for time-poor people, demonstrated step by step for effective results. Fit exercise into your busy life with short but effective stretching programmes. Do the demands of modern life leave you feeling stiff and sore?...

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A bake for all seasons  by Paul Hollywood

A bake for all seasons

Paul Hollywood

Book

"A Bake for All Seasons is The Great British Bake Off's ode to Nature, packed with timely bakes lovingly created to showcase seasonal ingredients and draw inspiration from the changing moods and events of the year. Whether you're looking to make the best...

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DIY tie-dye  by Heidi Kundin

DIY tie-dye

Heidi Kundin

Book

"Tie-dye is hotter than ever! So get ready to master the classic tie-dye T-shirt, but also go beyond the basic to discover new patterns, techniques, and possibilities for DIY clothing, accessories, and home decor. With thirty-five fun projects to c...

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How to draw bold manga characters  by author Ebimo

How to draw bold manga characters

author Ebimo

Book

"Elevate your manga drawings to the next level with help from a Japanese professional! Manga drawing expert and author Ebimo is an action film junkie who taught herself to draw by studying martial arts films. In this book, she brings those techniques,...

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Why be happy when you could be normal?  by Jeanette Winterson

Why be happy when you could be normal?

Jeanette Winterson

Book

"The shocking, heart-breaking - and often very funny - true story behind Oranges Are Not The Only Fruit. In 1985 Jeanette Winterson's first novel, Oranges Are Not The Only Fruit, was published. It tells the story of a young girl adopted by Pentecostal...

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Killing Juanita  by Peter Rees

Killing Juanita

Peter Rees

Book

"On the morning of 4 July 1975, Juanita Nielsen, a wealthy heiress, Sydney newspaper publisher and anti-development campaigner went to an appointment at a Kings Cross Nightclub and simply disappeared. For over a quarter of a century, the Juanita Nielsen...

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Spark  by Timothy J. Jorgensen

Spark

Timothy J. Jorgensen

Book

"A fresh look at electricity and its powerful role in life on EarthWhen we think of electricity, we likely imagine the energy humming inside our home appliances or lighting up our electronic devices-or perhaps we envision the lightning-streaked clouds...

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Last letter to a reader  by Gerald Murnane

Last letter to a reader

Gerald Murnane

Book

"In the first days of spring in his eighty-second year, Gerald Murnane began a project which would round off his career as a writer - he would read all of his books in turn and prepare a report on each. His original intention was to lodge the reports...

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Urban potters  by Katie Treggiden

Urban potters

Katie Treggiden

Book

"Clay is back: the age-old craft of ceramics is being embraced by a new generation of urban makers and collectors. This book explores the contemporary revival of pottery, focusing on six inspiring cities, their history and their makers. Twenty-eight ...

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Sugar, I love you  by Ravneet (Pastry chef) Gill

Sugar, I love you

Ravneet (Pastry chef) Gill

Book

"Following on from the bestselling The Pastry Chef's Guide, Ravneet Gill returns to elevate homemade patisserie to the next level. Having laid down the basics and demystified the technicalities of baking in her first book, this second offering, Sugar...

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Baking with The Bread Lady  by Sarah (Cookbook author) Gonzalez

Baking with The Bread Lady

Sarah (Cookbook author) Gonzalez

Book

"In Baking with The Bread Lady, popular baker and teacher Sarah Gonzalez--lovingly known as "The Bread Lady"--shares her love for the art of baking that grew from family tradition and the popularity of her Spring Hill, Tennessee, bakery. Growing up in...

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The hidden histories of houseplants  by Maddie Bailey

The hidden histories of houseplants

Maddie Bailey

Book

"The Hidden Histories of House Plants explores the world's most common house plants, and their journeys to our homes This book isn't just a dry exploration of historical cultivation; the narrative explores the plants' places in social history, art, p...

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The complete guide to crochet dolls and animals

The complete guide to crochet dolls and animals

Book

"From selecting yarns and learning the basics of crochet to assembling your projects and adding whimsical details, The Complete Guide to Crochet Dolls And Animals makes any amigurumi project possible! Hundreds of photos demonstrate the best crochet stitches...

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The energy alignment method  by Yvette Taylor

The energy alignment method

Yvette Taylor

Book

"The Energy Alignment Method - EAM® is a transformational energy and self-help process. The technique brings together Chinese medicine, manifesting, law of attraction, elements of kinesiology, neuroscience research, NLP, positive psychology and easte...

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Everybody needs beauty  by Samantha (Poet) Walton

Everybody needs beauty

Samantha (Poet) Walton

Book

"This book represents, genuinely, a moment of ground-breaking importance for how we think about nature, access and wellbeing in late capitalism. Everybody is talking about the healing properties of nature. Hospitals are being retrofitted with gardens,...

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Wonderland  by Annie Leibovitz

Wonderland

Annie Leibovitz

Book

"Legendary photographer Annie Leibovitz's surprising account of her encounters with fashion over five decades. 'Looking back at my work, I see that fashion has always been there,' Annie Leibovitz observes in the preface to Wonderland. 'Fashion plays a...

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A history of the world with the women put back in  by Kerstin Lücker

A history of the world with the women put back in

Kerstin Lücker

Book

"Once upon a time, history was written by men, for men and about men. Women were deemed less important, their letters destroyed, their stories ignored. Not any more. This is the story of women who went to war, women who stopped war and women who stayed...

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The Afrominimalist's guide to living with less  by Christine A. Platt

The Afrominimalist's guide to living with less

Christine A. Platt

Book

"When Platt set out on her journey to live with less, she just wanted to tame the chaos in her closet. After struggling with the austerity and whiteness of mainstream minimalism, she realized why minimalism often seems unattainable for so many: the emphasis...

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Beautiful botanical embroidery  by Alice Makabe

Beautiful botanical embroidery

Alice Makabe

Book

"As embroidery continues to grow as a contemporary craft of choice, discover the beauty of botanical embroidery with this collection of 30 exquisite motifs and projects inspired by flowers, fruit, foliage and other natural forms. Stitch your way through...

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Banana breads, loaf cakes & other quick bakes

Banana breads, loaf cakes & other quick bakes

Book

"In 2020, banana bread had a moment. When the first lockdown arrived, anxious shoppers quickly stocked up on food but then found themselves with cupboards full of flour and fruit bowls overspilling with rapidly ageing bananas. The answer was simple and...

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The Tunisian crochet handbook  by Toni Lipsey

The Tunisian crochet handbook

Toni Lipsey

Book

"From designer Toni Lipsley of TL Yarn Crafts, an introduction to Tunisian crochet, featuring stitches, techniques, and twenty new and exclusive patterns for you and your home"--Publisher's description.

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Egyptian mythology  by Garry J. Shaw

Egyptian mythology

Garry J. Shaw

Book

"Join Egyptologist Garry J. Shaw on a tour up the Nile, through a beautiful and fascinating landscape populated with a rich mythology: the stories of Horus, Isis, Osiris, and their enemies and allies, tales of vengeance, tragedy, and fantastic metamo...

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How to survive family holidays  by Jack Whitehall

How to survive family holidays

Jack Whitehall

Book

"One part Lonely Planet, one part tell-all family memoir, this is the definitive and hilarious guide on how to survive your family holiday, by Jack Whitehall, with a little bit of help from Michael and Hilary Whitehall. No one family has more experience...

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The Fran Lebowitz reader. by Fran Lebowitz

The Fran Lebowitz reader.

Fran Lebowitz

Book

"A brilliant collection of acerbic, wisecracking and hilarious essays from New York icon Fran Lebowitz, star of Martin Scorsese's hit Netflix series, Pretend It's a City. Fran Lebowitz is a New York legend. Arriving in the city over fifty years ago, she...

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Consumed  by Arifa Akbar

Consumed

Arifa Akbar

Book

"Consumed is a story of sisterhood, grief, the redemptive power of art and the strange mythologies that surround tuberculosis. It takes us from Keats's deathbed and the tubercular women of opera to the resurgence of TB in modern Britain today. Arifa travels...

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The chessmaster checklist  by Andy Soltis

The chessmaster checklist

Andy Soltis

Book

"An instructional book about the crucial questions that masters ask themselves before committing to a move. Beginners learn to ask themselves the key questions. As they improve, they ask more sophisticated questions: 'What did my opponent's last move...

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Date smart  by Carla Marie Manly

Date smart

Carla Marie Manly

Book

"Sometimes we have huge expectations for the ideal relationship, but dating isn't about being perfect or catching the perfect partner; it's all about creating compassionate self-awareness and stronger self-esteem. A must-read for daters, this no-nonsense...

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What kind of woman  by Kate Baer

What kind of woman

Kate Baer

Book

"A stunning and honest debut poetry collection about the beauty and hardships in being a mother, a wife, and a woman"--Publisher's description.

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Crying in H Mart  by Michelle Zauner

Crying in H Mart

Michelle Zauner

Book

"From the indie rockstar of Japanese Breakfast fame, and author of the viral 2018 New Yorker essay that shares the title of this book, an unflinching, powerful memoir about growing up Korean-American, losing her mother, and forging her own identity. In...

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Amazon unbound  by Brad Stone

Amazon unbound

Brad Stone

Book

"From the bestselling author of The Everything Store, an unvarnished picture of Amazon's unprecedented growth and its billionaire founder, Jeff Bezos, revealing the most important business story of our time. With the publication of The Everything Store...

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Norma Kamali  by Norma Kamali

Norma Kamali

Norma Kamali

Book

"In her first book, fashion legend Norma Kamali offers readers a stylish, inspiring, and heartfelt handbook for gliding boldly through each of life's decades with purpose and power. Manifesto, memoir, and essential guide, its pages are informed by 50...

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Manhunt: the Night Stalker  by Colin Sutton

Manhunt: the Night Stalker

Colin Sutton

Book

"The second real-life case from detective and Sunday Times bestselling author, Colin Sutton. What does it take to catch a predator who has terrorised southeast England for over fifteen years? Delroy Grant - dubbed the Night Stalker - was one of the n...

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The James Bond film guide  by Will Lawrence

The James Bond film guide

Will Lawrence

Book

"The James Bond Film Guide has it all: facts on the stories, characters, vehicles, gadgets, and locations of each 007 movie. This authorized guide takes fans through six decades of one of the entertainment industry's greatest, most-enduring film fran...

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Garfield fat cat 3-pack. Vol. 4  by Jim Davis

Garfield fat cat 3-pack. Vol. 4

Jim Davis

Book

"A collection of six Garfield colorful comic books, focusing on his love of food and fun"--Publisher's description.

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How to teach relativity to your dog  by Chad Orzel

How to teach relativity to your dog

Chad Orzel

Book

""A ... romp through one of the greatest theories of modern physics, [this book] will teach you everything you ever wanted to know about space, time and anything else you might have slept through in high school physics class."--Back cover"--Publisher...

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