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Weight loss for diabetes

Weight loss for diabetes

Book

In Australia, someone develops diabetes every five minutes, with more than one million Australians currently living with diabetes. While this is a startling number, there is much you can do to help prevent and manage diabetes with diet and lifestyle ...

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Too much and never enough  by Mary L. Trump

Too much and never enough

Mary L. Trump

Book

Mary Trump spent much of her childhood in her grandparents' large, imposing house in New York, where Donald and his four siblings grew up. She describes a nightmare of traumas, destructive relationships and a tragic combination of neglect and abuse. ...

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How to win  by Eva Wong

How to win

Eva Wong

Book

In Chinese military philosophy and political theory, the thirty-six strategies are considered "yin" or "shadow" in nature, meaning that they operate best in darkness and concealment. Desperate times call for desperate measures, and since the thirty-s...

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A short history of the world in 50 places  by Jacob Field

A short history of the world in 50 places

Jacob Field

Book

Discover the most impactful and incredible episodes from human history, from the prehistoric era to the early twenty-first century, through fifty of the most surprising and often less well-known places in the world. From the Olduvai Gorge in Tanzania,...

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The healing guide to flower essences  by Alena Hennessy

The healing guide to flower essences

Alena Hennessy

Book

The power of Nature to heal has been accepted for many millennia. Flowers inspire us with their beauty, beguile us with their fragrance, and can have medicinal properties in their oils and plant matter. However, the healing properties of flowers go e...

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Art fundamentals

Art fundamentals

Book

This essential book is written by industry experts who thoroughly address key basics including colour and light, composition, perspective and depth, and anatomy in a series of insightful chapters. As well as being the perfect introduction for newcomers,...

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Just add water  by Cynthia Gaylin Bigony

Just add water

Cynthia Gaylin Bigony

Book

Perfect for beginner designers and budding newcomers to flowers, this book demystifies the art of floral arrangements with 10 simple techniques plus over 20 stunning bouquet ideas, all presented in lush photographs with clear step-by-step instructions....

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Learning progressive web apps  by John M. Wargo

Learning progressive web apps

John M. Wargo

Book

An introduction to modern web app development that shows how to build apps that are reliable, fast, engaging, and take advantage of the latest Web APIs to combine the best of web and mobile apps. Essentially, these apps are websites built using JavaScript...

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MOS study guide for Microsoft Access expert exam MO-500  by Paul McFedries

MOS study guide for Microsoft Access expert exam MO-500

Paul McFedries

Book

This study guide helps readers prepare for the Microsoft Office Specialist Exam MO-500.

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Wedding photography success  by Russell R. Caron

Wedding photography success

Russell R. Caron

Book

Working as a wedding photographer requires a lot of planning, resourcefulness, and efficiency. There are many moving parts during the process leading up to the wedding day, and on the wedding day itself. After the wedding, there's much more work to b...

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Hand drawn Vancouver  by Emma FitzGerald

Hand drawn Vancouver

Emma FitzGerald

Book

Take a tour of Vancouver's sights and sidewalks with Emma FitzGerald's hand-drawn impressions of her hometown, a city filled with stories--funny, surprising, and sometimes dark--amidst the cherry blossoms, beaches, and forests. Included are more than...

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Tasty pride

Tasty pride

Book

Enjoy incredible recipes with personal stories from 75 inspirational LGBTQ+ cooks including Antoni Porowski and Yotam Ottolenghi. Try Preeti Mistry's Asparagus Nests with Green Garlic Salsa Verde, Ruby Tandoh's Fudgy Miso Brownies and Edd Kimber's Oa...

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Lord high executioner  by Frank Dimatteo

Lord high executioner

Frank Dimatteo

Book

Umberto "Albert" Anastasia was born in Italy at the turn of the century. Five decades later, he would be gunned down in a barber shop in New York City. What happened in the years in between--and why every crime family had reason to want him dead--is one...

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Prisoners of history  by Keith Lowe

Prisoners of history

Keith Lowe

Book

In this extraordinary history book, Keith Lowe uses monuments from around the world to show how different countries have attempted to sculpt their history in the wake of the Second World War, and what these memorials reveal about their politics and n...

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The Habsburgs  by Martyn C. Rady

The Habsburgs

Martyn C. Rady

Book

In The Habsburgs, Martyn Rady tells the epic story of a dynasty and the world they built - and then lost - over nearly a millennium. From modest origins, the Habsburgs grew in power to gain control of the Holy Roman Empire in the fifteenth century. Then,...

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No mercy, no leniency  by Cyril Cunningham

No mercy, no leniency

Cyril Cunningham

Book

This is the most authoritative and comprehensive British account ever published of the brutal North Korean and Chinese mistreatment of British POWs during the Korean War. The author, a psychologist, was a Scientific Advisor to the POW Intelligence Or...

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Who cares wins  by Lily Cole

Who cares wins

Lily Cole

Book

Optimism demands action. Optimism is an active choice. Optimism is not na?ve and it is not impossible. We are living in an age of turmoil, destruction and uncertainty. Global warming has reached terrifying heights of severity, human expansion has caused...

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The millennial whisperer  by Chris Tuff

The millennial whisperer

Chris Tuff

Book

Chris Tuff puts into context the ways Millennials differ from previous generations and shares practical steps companies and leaders can take to immediately boost productivity withour building an office full of ping pong tables, beer kegs, and partici...

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The fixed stars  by Molly Wizenberg

The fixed stars

Molly Wizenberg

Book

At age thirty-six, while serving on a jury, author Molly Wizenberg found herself drawn to a female attorney she hardly knew. Married to a man for nearly a decade and mother to a toddler, Wizenberg tried to return to her life as she knew it, but she felt...

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Hell and other destinations  by Madeleine Korbel Albright

Hell and other destinations

Madeleine Korbel Albright

Book

Leaving office in 2001 as America's first female Secretary of State, Albright considered the possibilities: she could write, teach, travel, give speeches, start a business, fight for democracy, help to empower women, campaign for favored political ca...

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Feel-good fitness  by Alysia Montaño

Feel-good fitness

Alysia Montaño

Book

Feel-Good Fitness from pro runner Alysia Montaño offers a year of fun and fresh fitness challenges that will build your strength and endurance. Alysia’s fitness challenges will make you smile while you sweat because Alysia’s not your typical fitness ...

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Reprehensible  by Mikey Robins

Reprehensible

Mikey Robins

Book

Rollicking and informative, Reprehensible: Polite Histories of Bad Behaviour is your guide through some of the most shameful behaviour indulged in by humanity's most celebrated figures, as told by Mikey Robins, one of Australia's most loved comedians....

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Funkey! Level 4  by Lindsey Berwin

Funkey! Level 4

Lindsey Berwin

Printed music

"Funkey! is a brand-new series of five books of short pieces, designed to develop students' sight-reading skills and awareness of key, using fun material which supports the sight-reading requirements of the ABRSM examination board"--Back cover.

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The CBD bible  by Dani Gordon

The CBD bible

Dani Gordon

Book

Cannabidiol, more commonly known as CBD, has become the hot new wellness ingredient, appearing in everything from oils to edibles and skincare products. Yet this brave new world of CBD and medical cannabis is full of pseudoscience, misinformation and...

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Trippin' with kids  by Peter Helliar

Trippin' with kids

Peter Helliar

Book

Don't let the kids stop you from travelling the world! From babyhood (when the kids require bigger suitcases than the grown-ups) to the teenage years (when the kids go reluctantly, but still enjoy having their parents pay for everything), Pete and Brij...

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Triathlete guide to sprint & Olympic triathlon racing  by Chris Foster

Triathlete guide to sprint & Olympic triathlon racing

Chris Foster

Book

The Triathlete Guide to Sprint and Olympic Triathlon Racing will help you discover the speed, thrill, and challenge of triathlon's most popular race distances.

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Cycling on form  by Tom Danielson

Cycling on form

Tom Danielson

Book

Former professional bike racer Tom Danielson shows how to transform your cycling from amateur to professional level.

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Japanese style companion planting  by Toshio Kijima

Japanese style companion planting

Toshio Kijima

Book

Japanese Style Companion Planting brings the techniques of a master farmer in Japan to home gardeners all over the world, with over 175 easy-to-follow color illustrations and detailed texts. Japanese gardeners typically work with small plots and are experts...

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Fantastic origami flying creatures  by Hisao Fukui

Fantastic origami flying creatures

Hisao Fukui

Book

Japanese origami expert Hisao Fukui shows you how to create incredibly realistic paper birds and flying insects, a winged dinosaur and even an undulating Chinese dragon! The easy-to-follow folding instructions and photos in this book present 24 challenging...

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Classic home cooking from Japan  by Asako Yoshida

Classic home cooking from Japan

Asako Yoshida

Book

Opening with Japan's top ten favorite comfort foods - from Deep Fried Crunchy Chicken to Japanese-Style Meat and Potato Hotpot - this cookbook is packed with authentic versions of the dishes that Japanese people eat every day.

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The Buddhist on death row  by David Sheff

The Buddhist on death row

David Sheff

Book

Jarvis Jay Masters's early life was a horror story whose outline we know too well. Born in Long Beach, California, his house was filled with crack, alcohol, physical abuse, and men who paid his mother for sex. He and his siblings were split up and sent...

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iPhone photography for everybody  by Gary (Photographer) Wagner

iPhone photography for everybody

Gary (Photographer) Wagner

Book

The iPhone and its camera is an amazing device for taking photos of the landscape. In addition to being able to take exceptional quality images, this camera also has a built-in computer and access to impressive software for converting its images to black...

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Pain studies  by Lisa Olstein

Pain studies

Lisa Olstein

Book

Pain Studies is a book-length lyric essay at the intersection of pain, perception, and language. Through the prism of migraine, Pain Studies episodically and idiosyncratically explores personal, cultural, medical, and literary histories of pain--how ...

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Tough country  by Mike Bellamy

Tough country

Mike Bellamy

Book

"Tall tales of New Zealand bushmen, tradies and back-country rouges. Mike Bellamy's father Barry is as tough as they come. Widely credited as the inspiration for Barry Crump's back-country character Sam Cash, Barry was a roving worker in rural North ...

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Body count  by Paddy Manning

Body count

Paddy Manning

Book

Suddenly, when the country caught fire, people realised what the government has not: that climate change is killing us. But climate deaths didn't start in 2019. Medical officers have been warning of a health emergency as temperatures rise for years, and...

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Weaving  by Mary Maddocks

Weaving

Mary Maddocks

Book

Weaving is an incredibly gentle, slow craft and a very meditative activity that provides people with an opportunity to escape the everyday grind and spend a couple of hours absorbed in making something with their hands. Mary Maddocks brings the ancient...

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Mark my words  by Lee Clark Mitchell

Mark my words

Lee Clark Mitchell

Book

Shows how punctuation and personality are intertwined through profiles of classic modernist authors.

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Cassandra Eason's healing crystals  by Cassandra Eason

Cassandra Eason's healing crystals

Cassandra Eason

Book

Cassandra Eason's unique directory offers accessible information on more than 120 crystals. Each crystal is explored in detail and set in context with its associated mythology, herbs, oils, incenses and astrological significance. Divided into sections...

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Home remedies  by Meredith Hale

Home remedies

Meredith Hale

Book

A handy guide, Home Remedies provides families with ordinary household remedies to treat over 100 common ailments safely, effectively, and inexpensively in an easy-to-use A-to-Z format. Discover easy remedies to help care for everyday health problems...

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The end of everything  by Katherine J. Mack

The end of everything

Katherine J. Mack

Book

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

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The book of seconds  by Mark Mason

The book of seconds

Mark Mason

Book

'Winning is everything', so they say. But actually second can be thrilling, intriguing, heroic and pure. You may not have heard of John Landy, Juerg Marmet or 'You Better Run', but that doesn't mean they're not worth knowing about. They are, respectively,...

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Red speedo  by Lucas Hnath

Red speedo

Lucas Hnath

Book

Ray's swum his way to the eve of the Olympic trials. If he makes the team, he'll get a deal with Speedo. If he gets a deal with Speedo, he'll never need a real job. So when someone's stash of performance-enhancing drugs is found in the locker room fr...

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Janey the vet  by Janey Lowes

Janey the vet

Janey Lowes

Book

In 2014 and in her mid-twenties, Janey Lowes had been a vet for just two years when she left her home in County Durham and went travelling. Visiting Sri Lanka, she was horrified to see the state of so many of the island's dogs, in particular the three...

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Mysteries  by Colin Wilson

Mysteries

Colin Wilson

Book

First published in 1978, Mysteries is the powerful and enlightening sequel to The Occult, continuing Colin Wilson's investigations into the paranormal, the occult and the supernatural. The experience of his own panic attacks gave Wilson his insight into...

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The quick roasting tin  by Rukmini Iyer

The quick roasting tin

Rukmini Iyer

Book

All 75 recipes in The quick roasting tin take less then 10 minutes to prepare and a maximum of 30 minutes in the oven. They are for people who want delicious home-made food which is wonderfully quick and easy. From worknight dinners through to family...

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The Buddha and the Badass  by Vishen Lakhiani

The Buddha and the Badass

Vishen Lakhiani

Book

The New York Times bestselling author of The Code of the Extraordinary Mind challenges everything you thought you knew about work, showing how aligning with your core values and fostering personal growth will lead to unimaginable success with a sense...

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Everything that makes us human  by Jay Jayamohan

Everything that makes us human

Jay Jayamohan

Book

'There are two ways to open a child's head. The pretty way and the quick way. Usually I shave the hair, use a scalpel to nick the skin then apply an electro-cautery device to burn down to bone level. It's a slow, precise method and it leaves almost n...

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Ten times happier  by Owen O'Kane

Ten times happier

Owen O'Kane

Book

Want to get happier? Not just a little but A LOT happier? Now you can with TEN TIMES HAPPIER by Owen O'Kane, psychotherapist, former NHS Clinical Lead and Sunday Times bestselling author of TEN TO ZEN. Modern life is a minefield for stress. Whether i...

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That will be England gone  by Michael Henderson

That will be England gone

Michael Henderson

Book

Neville Cardus once said there could be no summer in England without cricket. The 2019 season was supposed to be the greatest summer of cricket ever seen in England. There was a World Cup, followed by five Test matches against Australia in the latest...

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A schoolmaster's war  by Harry Rée

A schoolmaster's war

Harry Rée

Book

The wartime adventures of the legendary SOE agent Harry Ree, told in his own words. A school teacher at the start of the war, Harry Ree renounced his former pacifism with the fall of France in 1940. He was deployed into a secret branch of the British...

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The worlds of J.R.R. Tolkien  by John Garth

The worlds of J.R.R. Tolkien

John Garth

Book

This new book from renowned Tolkien expert John Garth connects the places which inspired Tolkien with their eventual appearances in his work. Organised by theme, Tolkien’s Worlds offers an illustrated biography of one of the world’s best-loved authors,...

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A house through time  by David Olusoga

A house through time

David Olusoga

Book

In recent years house histories have become the new frontier of popular, participatory history. People, many of whom have already embarked upon that great adventure of genealogical research, and who have encountered their ancestors in the archives an...

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Walking Chicago  by Robert Loerzel

Walking Chicago

Robert Loerzel

Book

With this newly updated guide in hand, visitors and locals can walk the streets of Chicago and discover why the town that brought us Michael Jordan, Al Capone, and Oprah is anything but a "Second City." Chicago's diverse neighborhoods represent a true...

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Galaxies  by David J. Eicher

Galaxies

David J. Eicher

Book

Have you ever wanted to explore the Milky Way? Are you curious about how black holes form (and what really happens if you get stuck in one)? Do you want to learn how to read the night sky from your back garden? Tour the most dazzling, fascinating, and...

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Essential Scandinavia  by Michelle Arrouas

Essential Scandinavia

Michelle Arrouas

Book

Whether you want to explore Norway's fjords and Denmark's historic sites, shop for innovative Swedish design and eat Nordic cuisine, or soak in an authentic Finnish sauna or Iceland's geothermal pools, the local Fodor's travel experts in Scandinavia are...

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Fifth sun  by Camilla Townsend

Fifth sun

Camilla Townsend

Book

Five hundred years ago, in November 1519, Hernando Cortés walked along a causeway leading to the capital of the Aztec kingdom and came face to face with Moctezuma. That story--and the story of what happened afterwards--has been told many times, but always...

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Málaga & Costa del Sol  by Andy Symington

Málaga & Costa del Sol

Andy Symington

Book

Malaga may be the smallest province in Andalucia, but it compensates with its significant population and economy, much of it based on tourism. The provincial capital is the vastly underrated Malaga, Andalucia's second largest city with a lively night...

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Central America  by Richard Arghiris

Central America

Richard Arghiris

Book

The sheer variety of options in Central America means that for once the cliche is true - there is something for everyone. The diversity of landscapes, cultures and opportunities excites, entices, and bewilders. The scope for adventurous holidays is v...

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Borneo  by Tamara Thiesen

Borneo

Tamara Thiesen

Book

Borneo travel guide travel information and holiday tips including Brunei, Sabah and Sarawak, wildlife, orangutan rehabilitation and birdwatching. Also covering accommodation and restaurants, trekking, diving and beaches, rainforests, the Danum Valley,...

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Crisis communication strategies  by Amanda Coleman

Crisis communication strategies

Amanda Coleman

Book

Crisis communication is high stakes work. For communications managers and PR professionals, it's likely to be the most stressful time of their working life. Crisis Communication Strategies is a must-have handbook for laying the groundwork before a crisis...

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The most beautiful job in the world  by Giulia Mensitieri

The most beautiful job in the world

Giulia Mensitieri

Book

Fashion is one of the most powerful industries in the world, accounting for 6 per cent of global consumption and growing steadily. Since the 1980s and the birth of the neoliberal economy, it has emerged as the glittering face of capitalism, bringing ...

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Fear less  by Pippa Grange

Fear less

Pippa Grange

Book

If we were truly free from fear, what could we achieve? We strive for success, but we are rarely happy. The more we try to win - putting on a brave face for work or family - the more we risk losing ourselves. And even reaching our goals can feel stra...

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Crossing the line  by John (Police officer) Sutherland

Crossing the line

John (Police officer) Sutherland

Book

As a society, we are captivated by policing; we watch police procedurals and fly-on-the-wall documentaries and absorb the headlines on the rolling news. Yet how much do we really know about the world that policing inhabits and reveals? In his deeply ...

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Growing young  by Marta Zaraska

Growing young

Marta Zaraska

Book

A smart, research-driven case for why optimism, kindness and strong social networks will help us live to 100. What to do to live long? From fountain-searching Ponce de Leon to pill-popping Silicon Valley techies humanity has been trying to pinpoint the...

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Battle of Britain  by Simon Pearson

Battle of Britain

Simon Pearson

Book

In Battle of Britain: The pilots and planes that made history, Ed Gorman and Simon Pearson paint a vivid picture of the men and their machines as the battle for air superiority over Britain is played out across the skies of Europe, from the west of Ireland...

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Keto-green 16  by Anna Cabeca

Keto-green 16

Anna Cabeca

Book

An innovative 16-day plan that combines the fat-burning benefits of a ketogenic diet with the brain-clearing and keto-flu protection of alkaline food, by the author of the international bestseller, The Hormone Fix. There is no question that going keto...

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Real life money  by Clare Seal

Real life money

Clare Seal

Book

Part memoir, part guide, Real Life Money takes the reader on a journey that can be adapted to their own pace and circumstances. It will cover everything from how to negotiate repayment terms with creditors and setting realistic budgets without punish...

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Chanel  by Justine Picardie

Chanel

Justine Picardie

Book

Justine Picardie's acclaimed illustrated biography of Coco Chanel (1883-1971), one of the twentieth century's most captivating personalities and a defining figure in fashion history. Whoever attempts to understand Chanel's life is confronted by count...

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A rip in heaven  by Jeanine Cummins

A rip in heaven

Jeanine Cummins

Book

A Rip in heaven is Jeanine Cummins' story of a night in April, 1991, when her two cousins Julie and Robin Kerry, and her brother, Tom, were assaulted on the Old Chain of Rocks Bridge, which spans the Mississippi River just outside of St. Louis. When,...

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The Russian job  by Douglas Smith

The Russian job

Douglas Smith

Book

In 1921, after six years of unrelenting war and revolution, Russia was in ruins. The economy had collapsed, the country was ravaged by disease and starvation claimed the lives of millions. People were so desperate for food that there were reports of....

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Draping: the complete course  by Karolyn Kiisel

Draping: the complete course

Karolyn Kiisel

Book

Draping - the art of using calico to design directly on a dress form - is an essential skill for fashion students. Covering the most basic to more advanced techniques, this series of master classes provides a complete course. Projects include dresses,...

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Building character

Building character

Book

As the modern world changes and evolves, so does the modern lifestyle. Our levels of home comfort, desires, and overall life satisfactions are being defined in new ways, often contrasting with notions of the "traditional" house design. We aim to live...

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Ballet  by Arthur Elgort

Ballet

Arthur Elgort

Book

Following his career-spanning monograph "The big picture", Arthur Elgort pays homage to his first love and eternal muse in this new collection of photographs. While glimpsing ballet through Elgort's lens we are taken not to the front of the stage but...

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The cosmic-chemical bond  by David A. Williams

The cosmic-chemical bond

David A. Williams

Book

Introducing astrochemistry to a wide audience, this book describes how molecules formed in chemical reactions occur in a range of environments in interstellar and circumstellar space, from shortly after the Big Bang up to the present epoch. Stressing...

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Tongue-tied  by Hanh Nguyen

Tongue-tied

Hanh Nguyen

Book

Words not only define our reality, they reveal and direct our attitudes toward that reality. This feature of language is especially problematic when it comes to our treatment of animals. In this supple, thoughtful, and closely argued work, Vietnamese...

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What's my teenager thinking?  by Tanith Carey

What's my teenager thinking?

Tanith Carey

Book

A practical guide to parenting 13-18 year olds that applies psychology to over 100 everyday scenarios. Parenting just got tougher. As the teenage brain rewires, hormones surge, and independence beckons, a perfect storm for family conflict emerges. But...

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Coaching winning sales teams  by Tim (Lecturer in behavioural economics and international sales management) Chapman

Coaching winning sales teams

Tim (Lecturer in behavioural economics...

Book

Great sales coaching positively impacts individual, team and organisational sales performance. However, in today's results-driven and time-poor business world, the embedding of sales coaching into everyday practice is often overlooked. This guide utilises...

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Hare + Klein. Interior  by Meryl Hare

Hare + Klein. Interior

Meryl Hare

Book

Distinguished by an aesthetic of understated luxury and attention to fine detail, Hare + Klein is synonymous with uncompromisingly comfortable, liveable interiors made exceptional by deceivingly effortless styling. Whether it's a stark inner-city war...

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Emily Kame Kngwarreye

Emily Kame Kngwarreye

Book

A new series of monographs on Australian female artists, selected with series editor Natalie King, curator and Enterprise Professor at the Victorian College of the Arts. These books are compact yet perfectly formed. They comprise 96 pages of the arti...

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The Ratline  by Philippe Sands

The Ratline

Philippe Sands

Book

As Governor of Galicia, SS Brigadeführer Otto Freiherr von Wächter presided over an authority on whose territory hundreds of thousands of Jews and Poles were killed, including the family of the author's grandfather. By the time the war ended in May 1945,...

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Not that I'd kiss a girl  by Lil O'Brien

Not that I'd kiss a girl

Lil O'Brien

Book

Lil O'Brien accidentally outed herself to her parents at the age of 19 when they overhead her talking to a friend about liking girls. Half an hour later she found herself on the side of the road, with instructions to come back and pick up her suitcase...

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Jikoni  by Ravinder Bhogal

Jikoni

Ravinder Bhogal

Book

Jikoni means 'kitchen' in Kiswahili, a word that perfectly captures Ravinder Bhogal's approach to food. Ravinder was born in Kenya to Indian parents; when she moved to London as a child, the cooking of her new home collided with a heritage that cross...

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War in the Tenasserim  by Alastair Shephard

War in the Tenasserim

Alastair Shephard

Book

"The entry of Japan into the Second World War with its attack on Pearl Harbour found the British defense of Burma very much unprepared. No invasion threat from the east had been envisaged. The British deemed the jungle and precipitous mountain ranges...

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Has China won?  by Kishore Mahbubani

Has China won?

Kishore Mahbubani

Book

The twenty-first century's great geopolitical contest has begun. A major trade war has broken out. American and Chinese naval vessels are having close encounters in the South China Sea. American congressmen and businessmen are cheering their governme...

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Rick Steves' Scotland  by Rick Steves

Rick Steves' Scotland

Rick Steves

Book

Comprehensive coverage for spending two weeks or more exploring Scotland. Rick's strategic advice on how to get the most out of your time and money, with rankings of his must-see favourites. Top sights and hidden gems, from the wild beauty of Orkney ...

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Aging in reverse  by Natalie Jill

Aging in reverse

Natalie Jill

Book

While many women over 40 hide their age, Natalie Jill flaunts hers: she's nearing 50 and at the top of her game as a fitness coach and instructor. Her message is clear and inspiring: you're not too old and you're not too late--you're just getting started!...

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Slovenia  by Rudolf Abraham

Slovenia

Rudolf Abraham

Book

DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Slovenia is your in-depth guide to the very best of Slovenia. Enjoy all that Slovenia has to offer with our DK Eyewitness Travel Guide. Experience the tranquility and beauty of Slovenia, including the peaks of the Alps, the...

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Wean in 15  by Joe Wicks

Wean in 15

Joe Wicks

Book

Wean your baby with help from record-breaking cookbook author and proud dad Joe Wicks, the nation's favourite PE teacher. All the reliable information you need to wean your baby from first foods to enjoying family mealtimes. Packed with simple and tr...

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The Royal Family  by Robert Jobson

The Royal Family

Robert Jobson

Book

A complete examination of the British Royal Family, looking behind the scenes at the Windsors' bloodline, family tree, personalities, residences, military connections, charity work, cars, pets and much more.

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Python one-liners  by Christian (Computer Scientist) Mayer

Python one-liners

Christian (Computer Scientist) Maye...

Book

Shows how to perform useful tasks with one line of Python code. Begins with a brief overview of Python, then moves on to specific problems that deal with essential topics such as regular expressions and lambda functions, providing a concise one-liner...

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The roasting tin around the world  by Rukmini Iyer

The roasting tin around the world

Rukmini Iyer

Book

The Roasting Tin Around the World covers all corners of the globe with brand new recipes. The greatest hits from each region are reworked into quick and easy one-tin meals. The dishes are perfect for weeknight dinners, lunch breaks and family favouri...

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Coming home to yourself  by 1931-1990 Osho

Coming home to yourself

1931-1990 Osho

Book

A beautifully illustrated collection of mindfulness exercises for grounding, relaxation, and finding inner peace, from contemporary mystic Osho. All of us have experienced moments of "coming home"--feeling relaxed, grounded, free of the restlessness ...

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Enemy of all mankind  by Steven Johnson

Enemy of all mankind

Steven Johnson

Book

Henry Every was the seventeenth century’s most notorious pirate. The press published wildly popular—and wildly inaccurate—reports of his nefarious adventures. The British government offered enormous bounties for his capture, alive or (preferably) dead....

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Fix this next  by Mike Michalowicz

Fix this next

Mike Michalowicz

Book

The biggest problem entrepreneurs have is that they don't know what their biggest problem is. If you find yourself trapped between stagnating sales, staff turnover, and unhappy customers, what do you fix first? Every issue seems urgent -- but there's...

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Wild your garden  by Jim Ashton

Wild your garden

Jim Ashton

Book

If we all made space for wildlife in our garden, we'd transform levels of biodiversity and help combat wildlife habitat loss, plummeting pollinator numbers, and carbon emissions. But it's not just a question of letting the weeds take over - there's an...

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Women don't owe you pretty  by Florence Given

Women don't owe you pretty

Florence Given

Book

Women Don't Owe You Pretty will tell you to... love sex, hate sexism, protect your goddamn energy, life is short, dump them, and that you owe men nothing, least of all pretty. Florence's debut book will explore all progressive corners of the feminist...

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Have a cigar!  by Bryan Morrison

Have a cigar!

Bryan Morrison

Book

When the music impresario Bryan Morrison died aged 66 in 2008, after two years in a coma following a polo accident, he left behind his unpublished memoir. As a music publisher, manager and agent, Morrison had represented the Pretty Things, Pink Floyd,...

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Next world tarot  by Cristy C. Road

Next world tarot

Cristy C. Road

Book

Featuring all of the finished art from Road's popular tarot, along with full card descriptions in both Spanish and English, as well as bonus sketches and other material. Featuring body outlaws, endangered cultures, and anti-colonial belief systems, e...

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Nelson's Navy  by Brian Lavery

Nelson's Navy

Brian Lavery

Book

Patrick O'Brian provides the forward to this edition of the most successful Conway Maritime title. This book is the perfect guide to Nelson's Navy for all those with an interest in the workings of the great fleet. The book is eminently readable and is...

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White fragility  by Robin J. DiAngelo

White fragility

Robin J. DiAngelo

Book

In this groundbreaking and timely book, antiracist educator Robin DiAngelo deftly illuminates the phenomenon of white fragility. Referring to the defensive moves that white people make when challenged racially, white fragility is characterized by emotions...

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The final choice  by Caralise Trayes

The final choice

Caralise Trayes

Book

"A Kiwi journalist on the hunt for the truth about assisted dying and the End of Life Choice Act. Join her on a journey of discovery as she tells the stories of those with terminal illness and interviews lawyers, doctors, ethicists and clerics around...

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Searching for Spiderman  by Ally Chumley

Searching for Spiderman

Ally Chumley

Book

Three-year-old William Tyrrell made headlines across Australia in 2014 after he disappeared while playing outside his foster grandmother’s house in Kendall on the Mid North Coast of New South Wales. Writer and researcher Ally Chumley, who has lived a...

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Digging Up Armageddon  by Eric H. Cline

Digging Up Armageddon

Eric H. Cline

Book

In 1925 a team of archaeologists was sent by famed archaeologist James Henry Breasted, the Director of the Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago, to search for the city that King Solomon built in the tenth century BCE. These excavations are...

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The cheating cell  by Athena Aktipis

The cheating cell

Athena Aktipis

Book

When we think of the forces driving cancer, we don't necessarily think of evolution. But evolution and cancer are closely linked, for the historical processes that created life also created cancer. The Cheating Cell delves into this extraordinary rel...

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Contemporary ceramic art  by Charlotte Vannier

Contemporary ceramic art

Charlotte Vannier

Book

Contemporary ceramicists are using cutting-edge technology, conceptual thinking and new platforms to push the boundaries of clay and broaden its appeal. A generation is emerging whose work is irreverent, playful and radical - but also beautiful - whi...

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2,000 guitars

2,000 guitars

Book

The incredible array of featured instruments is arranged alphabetically by maker/manufacturer for easy access. For convenient browsing, sections are further organized by subdivisions, including solid-bodied guitars, semi-solid-bodied guitars, acoustic...

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Peiper's war  by Danny S. Parker

Peiper's war

Danny S. Parker

Book

'A bad reputation has its commitments.' So wrote home Jochen Peiper from the fighting front in the East in 1943, characterizing his battle-hardened command during the Second World War. Peiper's War is a new serious work of military history by the ren...

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Diabetes meals for good health cookbook  by Karen Graham

Diabetes meals for good health cookbook

Karen Graham

Book

A diabetes cookbook for every day from a registered dietitian and certified diabetes educator. A new edition of the cookbook companion to Karen Graham's The Complete Diabetes Guide, with updated recipes based on new research and best practices. One in...

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Rich dad, poor dad  by Robert T. Kiyosaki

Rich dad, poor dad

Robert T. Kiyosaki

Book

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Ambulance heritage  by Richard Paramedic Emery

Ambulance heritage

Richard Paramedic Emery

Book

"If you have seen television programmes from overseas about paramedic services, you can't help but be impressed at the level of clinical expertise they bring to their job. What you may not know is that the very best of what you see on these peogrammes...

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