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New Zealand's great walks  by Paul Hersey

New Zealand's great walks

Paul Hersey

Book

New Zealand's Great Walks are world class. In a country blessed with hundreds of spectacular tracks to choose from, these are considered the best of the best. They pass through some of our most breathtaking landscapes - including golden sand beaches,...

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图解黄帝内经. by 王羽嘉

图解黄帝内经.

王羽嘉

Book

本书以《黄帝内经·素问》古本为基础,集合了多位专家和学者的建议,对原著进行了全新图解式的解读,本书以300余幅插画、320张示意图表,一目了然地解释中医经典内涵,力求把这部传统医学经典著作中艰涩的医学知识变得通俗易懂,将书中抽象晦涩的内容以形象直观的形式呈现,让读者零基础也能轻松读懂这本中医经典。

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红楼造梦局  by 黄子真

红楼造梦局

黄子真

Book

作者以奇思妙想游弋于曹雪芹的鸿篇巨制,造梦红楼,从独特视角解读红楼,其情真,其意切。她趣解红楼,洞悉大观园,行文新意频出,让读者兴趣盎然。

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王羲之行书集字名言二百句  by 李文采

王羲之行书集字名言二百句

李文采

Book

从王羲之流传下来的经典碑帖中精心集字成名言二百句,字体忠于原作,内容充满正能量。

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带上思维导图去旅行  by 袁坚

带上思维导图去旅行

袁坚

Book

和孩子外出旅行时,相信你也会经常遇到上面的问题,而这也正是为什么作者建议要“带上思维导图去旅行”的原因。本书详细介绍了如何在旅行准备、行程制定、游玩过程、归来总结等每个阶段巧妙运用思维导图,激发孩子的好奇心,拓展孩子的思维,从而更好地带领孩子探索各种未知的奇幻之旅。

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五十岁, 我辞职了  by 稻垣惠美子

五十岁, 我辞职了

稻垣惠美子

Book

描述了作者稻垣惠美子将五十岁作为人生转折点,辞职后开始新的人生旅程的前后经过,以及在这一过程中的所思所想。

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在中国大地上  by Paul Theroux

在中国大地上

Paul Theroux

Book

从80年代走来,一路沧桑巨变,但我们当下的摇摆与困境也都似曾相识。

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英语思维就是要刻意练习  by 王乐平

英语思维就是要刻意练习

王乐平

Book

这本书不仅可以让读者对英语这门语言有更全面、更深刻的理解,避免学习误区,更能帮助他们通过自学在短时间内掌握英语这门语言的口语和书面表达技巧,并为他们语言能力的进一步提升指明方向和路线图。28天实战训练,一本书快速搞定英语学难题。

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试飞英雄  by 张子影

试飞英雄

张子影

Book

任何一种航空器从设计到成熟都离不开试飞。试飞员队伍是一个特殊的群体,他们工作性质特殊,任务艰巨却行踪神秘,出生入死却鲜为人知。他们中的许多人,从投身这个职业直到退休离开,一直默默无闻,还有一些人,已经永远离我们而去。试飞员的高度,界定着一个国家航空工业乃至国家国防工业的高度。

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高龄老人照护手册

高龄老人照护手册

Book

本书文字简明,通俗易懂,内容翔实,涵盖了高龄老人照护的方方面面,理论与实用性兼备,具有针对性和可操作性,可供从事照护高龄老人的照护工作者、居家照护高龄老人的家属和广大高龄老人自我照护时参考使用,也适合从事老年健康保健、疾病诊疗以及养老服务的工作者参考。

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海德堡笔记 = Notes from Heidelberg  by 张清华

海德堡笔记 = Notes from Heidelberg

张清华

Book

《海德堡笔记》是作者张清华在海德堡大学讲学间隙的欧游杂记,作者带着对遥远的异域文明的好奇,行走于城市和乡间,注目于那些山水、松林、河水、街道、建筑以及陌生的人和生命。读者不仅可以在作者诗性的语言之中遇见欧洲那些沉静而美丽的景色——千娇百媚的海德堡、碧蓝柔亮的涅卡河、黑苍苍的日耳曼森林、尖顶林立的教堂、梦幻般的巴黎、雄伟而落寞的雅典卫城、夕光中的爱琴海以及展翅欲飞的天鹅、群群片片的鸟雀,等等......

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培养孩子就是培养大脑  by 成田奈绪子

培养孩子就是培养大脑

成田奈绪子

Book

作者遵循大脑发育规律,养育孩子其实可以很简单:好好吃饭+好好睡觉+好好运动,就是好的早教。

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只想遇见你的人生  by 焦桐

只想遇见你的人生

焦桐

Book

这是一封写了32年的20万字情书。身为两个女儿的父亲,普普通通,却又情深似海。焦桐以半辈子的烹煮实践,呵护生命中的女人,用最细的刻度记录爱与成长。全书分为两部分,第一部分按照女儿们的成长时间为顺序,由他家不同的家庭菜写到生活和感悟,在日常的陪伴中,用爱和美食见证女儿的成长。第二部分写的是初为人父时对孩子出生的记录和当时的感想,抒情、深情、细腻、绵密而笨拙。 时光辗转,重要的并非食物了,父女牵着手进餐馆吃饭,再牵着手散步回家,空气中充盈着幸福感。

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墨西哥简史 = Nueva historia mínima de México  by Pablo Escalante

墨西哥简史 = Nueva historia mínima de México

Pablo Escalante

Book

此书一直被视作研究墨西哥历史时的不可绕过的著作,至今在全球范围内已被翻译成包括盲文在内的15种语言出版。随着时间流逝,关于墨西哥历史的新资料和新论断不断涌现,很多曾经存疑或者有争议的部分现在也得到了清晰的界定。因此,此次新出版的《墨西哥简史》在旧版本的基础上,采用了新的历史阶段划分方式、新的研究史料、新的研究方法、新的解读思路和研究视角,涵盖了更为广泛的论述范围,并通过简洁明晰的写作方式回答了在墨西哥这片土地上存在的几乎全部问题,让这一历史读本兼具了娱乐性和教育性。

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解决人生难题的关键思维  by 王希

解决人生难题的关键思维

王希

Book

本书从管理情绪、坚守目标、打破思维、积攒人脉、诚信等方面阐述情商高的人如何做事的学问,通过大量贴近生活的生动案例以及深入浅出的理论分析,给予你关于“提高情商,会做事”的有效建议。

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从ABC到脱口秀速成宝典  by 张波

从ABC到脱口秀速成宝典

张波

Book

学了这么多年英语,还是无法流畅得说出地道的英语口语。本书旨在帮助学习者解决困扰他们多年的英语学习瓶颈问题。通过科学的内容编排,循序渐进,将英语学习中的重点难点一网打尽,同时夯实基础,让你在短时间内提升英语综合能力,既听得懂,又说得出,脱口而出地道英语口语。

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善用幽默, 全世界都会欢迎你  by 夏天

善用幽默, 全世界都会欢迎你

夏天

Book

幽默是生活中的调味剂,可以让生活变得更多姿多彩。同样,幽默的人不止会为自己的生活增加欢乐,更能给别人带去愉悦。在生活中,我们都希望遇到幽默的人,喜欢幽默的生活方式。那我们不如将自己变成幽默的人,为别人、为生活带去欢乐。相信所有人都会喜欢我们。

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浓缩睡眠法  by 松本美荣

浓缩睡眠法

松本美荣

Book

浓缩睡眠法不仅能帮你改善睡眠,还能通过提升睡眠质量,让你从疲劳中尽快恢复,改善日常表现。睡眠质量提升了,睡眠时间自然就减少了。这样,你还能有更多的可支配时间,过上自己理想中更丰富多彩的优质人生。

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如何培养高情商的孩子  by 彭清清

如何培养高情商的孩子

彭清清

Book

本书以儿童心理学为基础,以情绪情感、精神、意识和语言等各个方面为切入点,进行由面到点,再由点及面的阐述,生动形象地向父母们展示如何与孩子相处,才有助于培养孩子的情商,也明确指出,父母必须拥有高情商才能更好地教育孩子,更有效地提升孩子的情商。

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30秒说出关键点  by 黄仁杰

30秒说出关键点

黄仁杰

Book

生活中离不开语言交流,简洁而有效的话语往往是语言沟通的助力器。30秒能说出关键点,瞬间就会抓住人心,赢得讲话的主动权。

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把话说进孩子心里  by 刘杰

把话说进孩子心里

刘杰

Book

本书以孩子的心理为基础,从教育孩子,批评孩子,赞赏孩子等诸多角度分析孩子心理,也给父母切实可行的参考意见,再辅以生动的案例,让父母更加理性地面对孩子,把话说到孩子心里.

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趣说中国史  by 趣哥

趣说中国史

趣哥

Book

本书用群聊方式将中国史上的422位皇帝置入一个空间中,从朝代更替、货币、国库盈亏、文学、艺术、政绩等13个主题展开讨论,借由群中帝王对话的形式呈现出中国各个朝代的迭代更替、历史要件和王朝兴衰、浮沉。

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如何跟你的狗聊量子物理 = How to teach quantum physics to your dog  by Chad Orzel

如何跟你的狗聊量子物理 = How to teach quantum physics to your dog

Chad Orzel

Book

让主导未来的前沿科学, 升级你的世界观, 构建量子物理知识框架, 启蒙量子思维认知体系。

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齿健身安

齿健身安

Book

本书旨在帮助大家呵护口腔健康,及早防治牙病。该书融科学性、实用性、通俗性、趣味性于一体,深入浅出,有高度,有温度,适合口腔疾病患者和家属阅读、参考。

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在婚姻中安住  by 申屠李平

在婚姻中安住

申屠李平

Book

婚姻是高投入、高风险的人生事业,必须悉心经营,付出更多的心血和指挥。本书结合作者的咨询与授课案例,总结了婚姻忠诚、亲子教育、婆媳矛盾、日常琐事等婚姻中常见的问题,分三步带你在婚姻中安住。第一,自查你的婚姻,树立正确的婚姻观,了解婚姻中出现问题的根源;第二,在婚姻中疗愈,帮助你成为更好的自己;第三,分享幸福婚姻小练习,“让婚姻因我而美丽”。

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你身边的儿科医生  by 吴相珉

你身边的儿科医生

吴相珉

Book

《你身边的儿科医生》是一本以0̃3岁的宝宝为主要护理对象的育儿科普书籍,作者从儿科医生的视角,结合奶爸的身份,详述了孩子会出现的各种生理、病理问题以及喂养方法、护理方法,从乳头混淆、黄疸、斜颈、皮肤病、感冒,到检查视力、接种疫苗、睡眠训练、培养饮食习惯……本书以图文结合的方式,用浅显易懂的语言一一进行了详细说明。

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中国传统色  by 郭浩

中国传统色

郭浩

Book

《中国传统色》的两位作者查找中日色彩相关文献近400部,严谨考据384种中国传统色名;根据24节气72物候,在几十万件故宫文物中选取应时应节的96件,从文物中提取传统色。色名与色值两相对应,互为考证,最终完成这本以时间为轴,以文物为依托,展现中国传统色色彩体系的著作。

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断舍离  by 山下英子

断舍离

山下英子

Book

断=断绝不需要的东西,舍=舍弃多余的废物,离=脱离对物品的执着。扔掉不需要的东西,才能得到重要的东西。立足当下自我,践行新陈代谢式美学思维。健康、金钱、婚恋、家庭、时间、家居、事业、临终……总会遇见人生的各种美好!脱离心中执念,人生才能轻盈前行!

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像高手一样发言  by 久久

像高手一样发言

久久

Book

表达与沟通,不仅仅只是个人意愿的简单表达,更多的是职务行为的一种外化和体现,有着特殊的限制和要求。本书结合常见的工作场景,通过拆解、论证、分析诸多真实的职场案例,挖掘其中讲话的特点和规律,提供“好好说话”的公式和方法。

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茶日子  by 李启彰

茶日子

李启彰

Book

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轻松自降血压

轻松自降血压

Book

许多中年人带着高血压过日子而不自知!可怕的是,不痛不痒的高血压,会悄悄祸害全身各大脏器! 要想让高血压刷刷刷地降下来,掌握科学知识和生活窍门,一点儿都不难! 全图解·超简单·特实用——《轻松自降血压》,热卖日本的健康图解书!

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我即我脑  by Dick Swaab

我即我脑

Dick Swaab

Book

本书是荷兰最有趣、最具独创性的大脑研究者斯瓦伯一生脑研究工作的总结,也是关于这些工作的社会效应的讨论。作者在书中展示了从大脑在母亲子宫内的孕育,到死亡后科研人员对大脑标本的研究,其间所包含的有关大脑功能和人类疾病相关的重要信息。

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简化  by Brooke McAlary

简化

Brooke McAlary

Book

《简化》这本书提出的秘诀(5种仪式+2种节奏+三大应用)帮助你利用每天的例行公事来进行这项简化目标的练习。每天只要花费5分钟,甚至一分钟,将日常的琐事仪式化,赋予它节奏感,你将会发现你能在享受当下的同时让你的大脑得到休息。

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种种有情, 种种可爱  by 张晓风

种种有情, 种种可爱

张晓风

Book

张晓风用其温柔笔触描摹人世间的种种般般,有浓得化不开的情,有厚得举不动的爱,有远得看不尽的生,也有近得摸不着的死。这是张晓风笔下的有情有味的世界。

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如何活出自主人生  by Monika A. Pohl

如何活出自主人生

Monika A. Pohl

Book

很多人想要取悦他人、避免冲突,常常因为别人的期望而忽视自己的需求,因此听任外界的摆布,无法主宰自己的人生。本书通过阐释道理、分析个案、设计练习的方式,帮助人们处理与工作、伴侣、家人、时代及自己的关系。从而让人们学会认识自己的价值,与自己内心的批评家和解,相信自己的直觉,最终过上自主的生活。.

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厉害的人, 早已戒掉了情绪 = Powerfull people always manage emotion well  by 蔷薇

厉害的人, 早已戒掉了情绪 = Powerfull people always manage emotion well

蔷薇

Book

这是一本帮助读者摆脱情绪失控的困扰、赢得优秀人生的励志书。我们人生中许多不必要的麻烦都是由情绪失控造成的,如果能减少负面情绪的干扰,我们遇事就能保持更加清明的头脑,做出对自身更有利的选择。本书运用大量生动的案例和专业的心理学知识,从各方面帮助读者消灭负面情绪、告别失控人生。

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雕刻青春  by 王夏歌

雕刻青春

王夏歌

Book

《雕刻青春——澳洲留学札记》用二十一个篇章,以札记的形式记录了作者在澳大利亚墨尔本留学期间的经历,其间穿插了“琐记”“语录”等小篇幅文字,交错间,展开叙述和回忆,勾勒出作者完整的留学生活。作者从“别离”写到“离别”,将申请学校、申请奖学金、上课、旅行、参加城市活动、参与社团活动等多方面的留学生活按照时间顺序讲述给读者,以期将自己的经验传授给同样需要申请出国留学的读者,更想要把自己对生活的认真态度传递给更多的人。

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写你想读的文章  by 田中泰延

写你想读的文章

田中泰延

Book

写作是人类表达自我的最简单的方式之一,想要写得优秀,那么写你想读的文章即可!人气专栏作家田中泰延用这样的“佛系”写作方法赢得了500万的阅读量,也为自己带来了无数惊喜和快乐。

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半小时漫画宋词  by 陈磊

半小时漫画宋词

陈磊

Book

抛开枯燥的讲解,丢掉公式化的赏析,用幽默的方式讲述严肃的知识,让你在哈哈大笑中掌握考试的重点,并重新爱上宋词。翻开本书,了解伟大词人一生的悲欢离合,感受千古名句背后的喜怒哀乐。

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半小时漫画科学史  by 陈磊

半小时漫画科学史

陈磊

Book

用爆笑漫画讲清复杂的科学发展史,让你在嘻嘻哈哈中对那些耳熟能详的科学家与科学故事耳目一新。

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半小时漫画科学史. by 陈磊

半小时漫画科学史.

陈磊

Book

用爆笑漫画讲清复杂的科学发展史,让你在嘻嘻哈哈中对那些耳熟能详的科学家与科学故事耳目一新。

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名校背后  by 周洲

名校背后

周洲

Book

由著名主持人周洲深度访谈11组常春藤联盟高校学子家庭所得。不同于市面上常见的理论性较强的家教书,通过11组家庭中父母与孩子亲述的成长故事,周洲为读者还原了成功背后的教养秘诀,提炼出简单有效的教育方法,并最终总结出养育孩子过程中父母不可或缺的七大父母力:爱与沟通、环境创设、价值引导、适应与探索、发展与成长、审美与创造、全球视野。这是一本阅读感轻松,故事性与工具性兼具的非常规家教书。

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深喜  by 曾建梅

深喜

曾建梅

Book

本书写的是一个外省女孩到榕城福州生活工作的过程。这个过程除了生存,还有找寻,找寻自我、塑造自我、成为自我的过程,映射出的是一代人相似的成长轨迹。 成长的生命中少不了痛苦、迷茫、犹疑与孤独,同时又不乏欣喜、自足与静定时刻。

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颈椎病自我保健不求人

颈椎病自我保健不求人

Book

从中医药角度对颈椎病的预防、治疗及自我保健方法做了较为系统、全面的阐述.

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人间至美  by 朱光潜

人间至美

朱光潜

Book

《人间至美:朱光潜经典散文集》精选了《谈美》《谈美书简》《谈修养》《给青年的十二封信》等朱光潜先生各个时期的作品中通俗且经典的篇目,涵盖人生、美学、处世哲学、自我修养、文艺等多个主题,将文字与生活的美意完美融合,字字珠玑,妙语横生,引领读者从全新的视角认识自己所生活着的至美的人间,抛开功利目的,像草木虫鱼一样顺着上天所赋予的本性自在生活。

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As the world burns  by Lee Van der Voo

As the world burns

Lee Van der Voo

Book

Award-winning investigative journalist Lee Van der Voo reports on Juliana v. the United States. Combining unparalleled access to the plaintiffs and reporting on the natural disasters that form an urgent backdrop to the story, van der Voo shares a timely...

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Chaos under heaven  by Josh Rogin

Chaos under heaven

Josh Rogin

Book

The behind-the-scenes story of America's chaotic, high-stakes confrontation with Beijing, from an award-winning Washington Post columnist and peerless observer of the U.S.-China relationship. The war began as soon as Donald Trump won the presidency. In...

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Drawn to type  by Marty Blake

Drawn to type

Marty Blake

Book

Illustrated lettering is one of the most recognisable trends in design, but how do you take your work in this area to new levels and make your projects stand out from the crowd? Illustrator, designer and educator Marty Blake takes you through the craft...

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This sporting life  by Robert Colls

This sporting life

Robert Colls

Book

This is a history of sport as one of England's great civil cultures. It addresses 'sports' as athletic competitions, 'sport' as fun and games and showing off, and sporting occasions as a mixture of both. The subject does not lend itself to simple def...

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Pansy  by Andrea (Poet) Gibson

Pansy

Andrea (Poet) Gibson

Book

In PANSY, Gibson balances themes of love, gender, politics, sexuality, illness, family and forgiveness with stunning imagery and a fierce willingness to delve into the exploration of what it means to truly heal. Each turn of the page represents both that...

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Accelerate progress with reading  by Katie Pennicott

Accelerate progress with reading

Katie Pennicott

Book

Accelerate Progress with Reading sets out a well-structured reading programme that has a proven track record. It shows how to maintain students' focus during independent activities, making their learning purposeful, meaningful and accountable. The book...

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Crush calories in 20 minutes  by Richard W. Kerrigan

Crush calories in 20 minutes

Richard W. Kerrigan

Book

Crush Calories in 20 Minutes is designed to transform your body in 20 minutes with calorie-counted recipes, workouts and mindset hacks. There is nothing complicated about losing weight at all, yet so many of us struggle. Well not anymore! With this b...

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Nepal one day at a time  by Patti Shales Lefkos

Nepal one day at a time

Patti Shales Lefkos

Book

Life was disintegrating. Within the space of three years Patti Shales Lefkos and husband, Barry Hodgins, had been evacuated by helicopter from Nepal’s Everest Base Camp Circuit to a Kathmandu hospital where he had a stent installed, her older sister ...

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The highest common denominator  by Miki Kashtan

The highest common denominator

Miki Kashtan

Book

What if people -- even longtime enemies -- could transform conflicts into creative dilemmas they feel motivated to solve together in an atmosphere that builds connection and trust? What if employees could leave a meeting empowered and with a joint sense...

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The abundant garden  by Niva Kay

The abundant garden

Niva Kay

Book

Niva and Yotam Kay of Pakaraka Permaculture, on the Coromandel Peninsula of Aotearoa New Zealand, share their long experience in organic gardening in this comprehensive book on how to create and maintain a productive and regenerative vegetable garden....

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Wild creations  by Hilton Carter

Wild creations

Hilton Carter

Book

Carter, the Instagram star of the plant world and creator of green interiors has given us glimpses into many stunning plant-filled homes where ivy and creeping figs hang miraculously from ceilings, moss and ferns grow effortlessly to create living wa...

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James Martin's complete home comforts  by James Martin

James Martin's complete home comforts

James Martin

Book

Complete Home Comforts contains over 150 of James Martin’s favourite recipes from his hit TV show. This is James in his comfort zone, cooking the food he loves best. This irresistible collection of recipes ranges from fancy dinners to impress friends,...

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All thirteen  by Christina Soontornvat

All thirteen

Christina Soontornvat

Book

On June 23, 2018, twelve young players of the Wild Boars soccer team and their coach enter a cave in northern Thailand seeking an afternoon's adventure. But when they turn to leave, rising floodwaters block their path out. The boys are trapped! Before...

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Divorced, beheaded, sold  by Maria (Historian) Nicolaou

Divorced, beheaded, sold

Maria (Historian) Nicolaou

Book

"Maria Nicolaou reveals how people ended their marriages in the days before divorce was readily available. Some used unofficial methods, like simply moving on to the next spouse and quietly committing bigamy, or if they could afford it, seeking a leg...

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Mathematics for human flourishing  by Francis Edward Su

Mathematics for human flourishing

Francis Edward Su

Book

An inclusive vision of mathematics-its beauty, its humanity, and its power to build virtues that help us all flourish. For mathematician Francis Su, a society without mathematical affection is like a city without museums. To miss out on mathematics is...

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The total gym ball workout  by Steve (Personal trainer) Barrett

The total gym ball workout

Steve (Personal trainer) Barrett

Book

Designed for the fitness enthusiast and fitness professional alike, The Total Gym Ball Workout is exactly what the title suggests: a 'one stop shop' to getting the most out of training with this bestselling piece of equipment.

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The imperial mode of living  by Ulrich Brand

The imperial mode of living

Ulrich Brand

Book

With the concept of the Imperial Mode of Living, Brand and Wissen highlight the fact that capitalism implies uneven development as well as a constant and accelerating universalisation of a Western mode of production and living. The logic of liberal m...

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Eat smarter  by Shawn Stevenson

Eat smarter

Shawn Stevenson

Book

In Eat Smarter, nutritionist, bestselling author, and #1-ranked podcast host Shawn Stevenson breaks down the science of food with a 30-day program to help you lose weight, reboot your metabolism and hormones, and improve your brain function. Most imp...

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Beyond  by Stephen Walker

Beyond

Stephen Walker

Book

9.07 a.m., April 12, 1961. A top-secret rocket site in the USSR. A young Russian sits inside a tiny capsule on top of the Soviet Union’s most powerful intercontinental ballistic missile - originally designed to carry a nuclear warhead - and blasts into...

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Lapsed  by Monica Dux

Lapsed

Monica Dux

Book

A memoir of the author's Catholic upbringing and her gradual distancing of herself from the teachings of the Catholic Church, as well as a discussion of the decline of religion and the scandals that have affected the Church in recent years.

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Cleopatra  by Alberto Angela

Cleopatra

Alberto Angela

Book

One of Italy's most revered cultural figures reconstructs the extraordinary life of the legendary Cleopatra at the height of her power in this epic story of passion, intrigue, betrayal, and war. Our world today would not be the same without Cleopatra....

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National Trust book of baking  by Sybil Kapoor

National Trust book of baking

Sybil Kapoor

Book

A new edition of Sybil Kapoor's classic 2012 book for the National Trust. Baking is one of life's great pleasures. In the new edition of this beautiful cookery book Sybil Kapoor brings together an inspiring collection of baking recipes, both sweet and...

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Daniel Craig  by Sarah Marshall

Daniel Craig

Sarah Marshall

Book

The most successful Bond of all time. One of the most stylish men in Britain. A United Nations ambassador. Skydiving with the Queen herself. Is there anything Daniel Craig can't do? With the release of No Time to Die, Craig will appear for the fifth time...

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Car crash  by Lech Blaine

Car crash

Lech Blaine

Book

Lech Blaine was just seventeen when he was in a crash that killed his best friends and changed his life. On an evening in 2009, seven teenage boys piled into a car to go to a party. They never arrived. The driver, who was not drunk or high, made a ro...

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Secrets of a Devon Wood  by Jo Brown

Secrets of a Devon Wood

Jo Brown

Book

Walking one day in the woods behind her cottage in Devon, nature illustrator and blogger Jo Brown became captivated by the sight of a Green Dock Beetle on a leaf and took a photograph of it in order to be able to draw it. That first tiny emerald bug ...

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The book of the earthworm  by Sally Coulthard

The book of the earthworm

Sally Coulthard

Book

Without these little engineers of the earth, the world's soils would be barren, and our gardens and fields wouldn't be able to grow the food we need to survive. Worms recycle decaying plants, putting nutrients back into the soil; they provide a food source...

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Managing your career

Managing your career

Book

Move ahead in your career--without leaving your family behind. What happens when you're no longer setting goals and chasing dreams that work for you alone? When the career choices you make have ripple effects on your family? Can you uproot your household...

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Close your eyes... sleep  by Grace (Hypnotherapist) author. Smith

Close your eyes... sleep

Grace (Hypnotherapist) author. Smit...

Book

Expert hypnotherapist and author of Close Your Eyes, Get Free, which sold approximately 9K copies, Grace Smith returns with the third title in her series, Close Your Eyes, Sleep, which will help readers train their restless minds to get the deep, res...

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Begin again  by Eddie S. Glaude

Begin again

Eddie S. Glaude

Book

The struggles of Black Lives Matter and the attempt to achieve a new America have been challenged by the presidency of Donald Trump, a president whose time in the White House represents the latest failure of America to face the lies it tells itself about...

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How to do the work  by Nicole LePera

How to do the work

Nicole LePera

Book

As a clinical psychologist, Dr Nicole LePera found herself frustrated by the limitations of traditional psychotherapy. Wanting more for her patients - and for herself - she began a journey to develop a united philosophy of mental, physical and spiritual...

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Consciousness rising  by Nicky Sutton

Consciousness rising

Nicky Sutton

Book

How do you know if you're experiencing a spiritual awakening? If your sense of self is dissolving, or your perceptions of reality and purpose are transforming uncontrollably, then it's possible. Sometimes a significant life event, such as a loss, sud...

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Raising resilient children with a borderline or narcissistic parent  by Margalis Fjelstad

Raising resilient children with a borderline or narcissistic parent

Margalis Fjelstad

Book

Children can be negatively affected emotionally by a narcissistic or borderline parent, but the other parent can do a lot to mitigate those effects by using compassion, open communication, honesty, validation, and unique problem-solving skills. The a...

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Between Five Eyes  by Anthony R. Wells

Between Five Eyes

Anthony R. Wells

Book

A detailed look at UK-US intelligence through a personal lens based on working uniquely for UK intelligence as a British citizen and US intelligence as a US citizen. UK-US intelligence and the wider Five Eyes community of Canada, Australia and New Zealand...

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Kate Kelly  by Rebecca Wilson

Kate Kelly

Rebecca Wilson

Book

Kate Kelly, the daring sister of legendary bushranger Ned Kelly, was mysteriously found dead in a lagoon outside the NSW town of Forbes in 1898. At the inquest, Kate's husband Bricky Foster claimed that she was addicted to drink and frequently spoke ...

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Sleep easy  by Bernice Tuffery

Sleep easy

Bernice Tuffery

Book

Bad sleep sucks. Sleep deficiency defies our biology and sabotages our days. Yet more than a third of us struggle to get to sleep or stay asleep at night. We can shake off the odd sleepless night, but when sleep difficulties persist, things start to ...

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The modern guide to crystal healing  by Philip Permutt

The modern guide to crystal healing

Philip Permutt

Book

In this comprehensive guide, best-selling author and crystal expert Philip Permutt reveals the amazing ability of crystals to heal and energize, with details of over 400 crystals and how they can help a huge range of common ailments and enhance every...

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The boy who drew Auschwitz  by Thomas Geve

The boy who drew Auschwitz

Thomas Geve

Book

Thomas Geve was just 15 years old when he was liberated from Buchenwald concentration camp on 11 April 1945. It was the third concentration camp he had survived. Upon arrival at Auschwitz- Birkenau, Thomas was separated from his mother and left to fend...

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The beat of life  by Reinhard Friedl

The beat of life

Reinhard Friedl

Book

The heart is our most important -- and perhaps most mysterious -- organ. Every day it pumps 9000 litres of blood and beats around 100,000 times. But the heart is more than just a pump. In all major human cultures, it is seen as the source of love, sy...

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The plant power doctor  by Gemma Newman

The plant power doctor

Gemma Newman

Book

Are you ready to discover the power of plants? Let's dive in. Just imagine if what you put on your plate could not only improve your health right now but also make you healthier in the future. This book shows you, and your loved ones, how to make enj...

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Ayurveda for depression  by L. Eduardo Cardona-Saclemente

Ayurveda for depression

L. Eduardo Cardona-Saclemente

Book

The ancient system of Ayurveda has been used for more than 5 millennia to treat all manner of ailments and bring the body back into a state of balance. An integrated model that nourishes both inner and outer wellness, Ayurvedic wisdom can empower you...

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How to just eat it  by Laura (Nutritionist) Thomas

How to just eat it

Laura (Nutritionist) Thomas

Book

Laura Thomas PhD shows you how to actually break the diet cycle and free yourself from restrictive dieting and punishing exercise, one step at a time. How to Just Eat It is a practical and interactive guide from bestselling author of Just Eat It and ...

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Wild rituals  by Caitlin O'Connell

Wild rituals

Caitlin O'Connell

Book

In a world of modern technology where we find ourselves living at a greater distant from nature and each other, Wild Rituals shows us the profound ways we are similar to the wild creatures that captivate us. Through the lens of the animal kingdom, th...

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Good enough  by Eleanor Ross

Good enough

Eleanor Ross

Book

Exploring the way in which our quest to succeed and our pursuit of perfection blinds us to what life is all about, Good Enough combines sobering memoir and the science, stats and people propping up the myth of success. Have you ever felt average? That...

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Nazis & nobles  by Stephan Malinowski

Nazis & nobles

Stephan Malinowski

Book

While often confidently referred to, the 'fateful' role played by the German nobility is rarely, if ever, investigated in any real detail. Nazis and Nobles now fills this gap, providing the first systematic investigation of the role played by the nobility...

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Eat better forever  by Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall

Eat better forever

Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall

Book

In Eat Better Forever, Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall gives you all the tools to improve your eating habits, and therefore your life permanently. And to help it all happen, he's added his 100 healthiest recipes yet. In this ground-breaking book, instead...

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Is Einstein still right?  by Clifford M. Will

Is Einstein still right?

Clifford M. Will

Book

Albert Einstein is often viewed as the icon of genius, and his theories are admired for their beauty and correctness. Yet the final judge of any theory is the rigorous test of experiment, not the fame of its inventor or the allure of its mathematics....

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Inventing Elvis  by Mathias Haeussler

Inventing Elvis

Mathias Haeussler

Book

This book explores the ways in which Elvis Presley projected cultural images of changing US identities during the Cold War both at home and abroad. Demonstrating the role of popular music and consumerism in the cultural struggle between East and West,...

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Jet man  by Duncan Campbell-Smith

Jet man

Duncan Campbell-Smith

Book

The biography of Frank Whittle - RAF pilot, mathematician of genius, inventor of the jet engine and British hero. The story of Frank Whittle - RAF pilot, mathematician of genius, inventor of the jet engine and British hero. In 1929, a twenty-two-year...

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The official Downton Abbey Christmas cookbook  by Regula Ysewijn

The official Downton Abbey Christmas cookbook

Regula Ysewijn

Book

This elegant coffee table cookbook highlights the luxe and elegance of the Christmas at Downton Abbey and features a collection of traditional British holiday recipes, from appetizers to desserts, that were popular during the Edwardian period. Take a...

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Exercised  by Daniel Lieberman

Exercised

Daniel Lieberman

Book

This highly engaging landmark work, a natural history of exercise--by the author of the best seller The Story of the Human Body--seeks to answer a fundamental question: were you born to run or rest The first three parts of Exercised roughly follow th...

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Naked  by Caroline Foran

Naked

Caroline Foran

Book

In her new bestseller, Naked: Ten Truths to Change Your Life, Caroline Foran is back with her no-frills, bullsh*t- free style to show us how some of our ingrained thoughts and beliefs prevent us from fulfilling our potential and shows us how by changing...

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Hiding in plain sight  by Sarah Kendzior

Hiding in plain sight

Sarah Kendzior

Book

From New York Times bestselling author Sarah Kendzior comes the bitingly honest examination of the calculated rise to power of Donald Trump since the 1980s and the erosion of American liberty. The story of Donald Trump's rise to power is the story of...

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Art nouveau Prague  by Petr Wittlich

Art nouveau Prague

Petr Wittlich

Book

Since the collapse of the Iron Curtain in 1989, Prague has become one of Europe's--and the world's--most popular tourist destinations. As in London, Paris, and Rome, visitors flock to the gorgeous buildings and monuments that grace the streets of Pra...

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How to raise the perfect dog  by Cesar Millan

How to raise the perfect dog

Cesar Millan

Book

"Cesar Millan's ultimate guide for first-time dog owners as well as 'pack leader' veterans who want expert techniques on correctly training a new puppy."--

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The Yoga sūtras of Patañjali  by Edwin F. (Edwin Francis) Bryant

The Yoga sūtras of Patañjali

Edwin F. (Edwin Francis) Bryant

Book

From the Publisher: A landmark new translation and edition. Written almost two millennia ago, Patanjali's work focuses on how to attain the direct experience and realization of the purusa: the innermost individual self, or soul. As the classical treatise...

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Hitler. Ascent, 1889-1939  by Volker Ullrich

Hitler. Ascent, 1889-1939

Volker Ullrich

Book

Given his status as arguably the most despised political figure in history, it is surprising that there have only been four serious biographies of the Fuhrer since the 1930s. Perhaps even more surprisingly, his biographers have been more interested in...

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Of mystics and mistakes  by Jaggi Vasudev

Of mystics and mistakes

Jaggi Vasudev

Book

"There are only two types of people Mystics and Mistakes," says Sadhguru, leaving readers in no doubt of the category to which they belong! That sounds damning. But mistakes can thankfully be rectified. And that is the hope this book holds out to seekers....

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Hands of light  by Barbara Ann. Brennan

Hands of light

Barbara Ann. Brennan

Book

"In this book the author presents an in depth study of the human energy field for people who seek happiness, health and their full potential. Our physical bodies exist within a larger "body," a human energy field or aura, which is the vehicle through...

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Benjamin Franklin  by Walter Isaacson

Benjamin Franklin

Walter Isaacson

Book

"Isaacson provides the full sweep of Benjamin Franklin's amazing life, from his days as a runaway printer to his triumphs as a statesman, scientist, and Founding Father. He chronicles Franklin's tumultuous relationship with his illegitimate son and g...

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Armies of the Russo-Polish War 1919-21  by Nigel Thomas

Armies of the Russo-Polish War 1919-21

Nigel Thomas

Book

"In 1917 Poland was recognised as a state by Russia, but the Bolshevik coup threatened this. The Polish leader Marshal Pilsudski hurried to build an army around Polish World War I veterans, and in 1918 war broke out for Poland's independence, involving...

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The diary of Princess Pushy's sister : Part 1  by Samantha Markle

The diary of Princess Pushy's sister : Part 1

Samantha Markle

Book

Samantha Markle shares her insights and perspectives on growing up with father Thomas W. Markle, being a sister to the much-younger Meghan Markle, building a life as a single mom in Southern California managing MS and a screenwriting career, as well ...

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Broken  by Jenny Lawson

Broken

Jenny Lawson

Book

As Jenny Lawson's hundreds of thousands of fans know, she suffers from depression. In Broken (in the best possible way), she explores her experimental treatment of transcranial magnetic stimulation with brutal honesty. But also with brutal humor: "People...

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Tiny plants  by Leslie F. Halleck

Tiny plants

Leslie F. Halleck

Book

Longing to nurture your houseplant addiction without cramping your space or style? If you can't squeeze another giant leafy friend onto your plant shelf, author Leslie Halleck is here to inform you that tiny is the new BIG! In Tiny Plants, you'll discover...

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The secret agent's pocket manual

The secret agent's pocket manual

Book

With the embodiment and expansion of organisations such as the British SOE and the American OSS and the supply of special forces units which operated behind enemy lines, clandestine warfare became a permanent part of the modern military and political...

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Racial justice

Racial justice

Book

Seize this moment to advance racial justice at your organization. In the wake of widespread anti-racism demonstrations across the world, many companies have spoken out forcefully. They've made unprecedented commitments to equity and launched ad campaigns...

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Dark commerce  by Louise I. Shelley

Dark commerce

Louise I. Shelley

Book

Though mankind has traded tangible goods for millennia, recent technology has changed the fundamentals of trade, in both legitimate and illegal economies. In the past three decades, the most advanced forms of illicit trade have broken with all histor...

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Flower colour theory   by Darroch Putnam

Flower colour theory

Darroch Putnam

Book

Leading floral designers Putnam & Putnam are back - now with the ultimate flower-arrangement reference book. The follow-up to Darroch and Michael Putnam's acclaimed bestselling debut, Flower Colour Theory is the only guide that uses colour theory as....

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Gift mindset  by Renée Giarrusso

Gift mindset

Renée Giarrusso

Book

In this fascinating book, author and leadership coach, Renee Giarrusso teaches us how to view challenging situations and people as "gifts"; each is valuable for the lessons it teaches us. With the right mindset we can learn to embrace them and apply ...

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White feminism  by Koa Beck

White feminism

Koa Beck

Book

A timely and impassioned exploration of how our society has commodified feminism and continues to systemically shut out women of colour. Join the important conversation about race, empowerment, and inclusion with this powerful new feminist classic and...

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The fatburn fix  by Catherine Shanahan

The fatburn fix

Catherine Shanahan

Book

A proven plan to optimize your health by reclaiming your natural ability to burn body fat for fuel The ability to use body fat for energy is essential to health-but over decades of practice, renowned family physician Catherine Shanahan, M.D., observed...

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Scoundrels, cads, and other great artists  by Jeffrey K. Smith

Scoundrels, cads, and other great artists

Jeffrey K. Smith

Book

Scoundrels, Cads, and Other Great Artists introduces people to great art by showing the more salacious side of the personal lives of great artists. The book not only tells the stories of twelve artists, but explores how to look at art and the separat...

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Chi health cycle  by Jost Sauer

Chi health cycle

Jost Sauer

Book

Are you feeling run-down, stressed-out, overcommitted and unwell? Do you want to achieve greater productivity, lose weight, sleep better, improve fitness and prevent illness and disease? Based on the ancient health secrets of Traditional Chinese Medicine,...

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You've got to be kidding  by Todd Alexander

You've got to be kidding

Todd Alexander

Book

They say it takes 10,000 hours to master a new skill. Well 60,000 hours since Todd and Jeff's tree change, they should have nailed country life, right? Sure, they've made great wine, built stunning villas and even learnt how to look after rescued farm...

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From burnout to balance  by Harriet Griffey

From burnout to balance

Harriet Griffey

Book

In this book wellbeing expert Harriet Griffey highlights how persistent, even low-level stress can escalate to crisis point if left unchecked. With information on how to recognise symptoms and understand the impact of burnout on both body and mind, this...

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The Pembrokeshire murders  by Steve Wilkins

The Pembrokeshire murders

Steve Wilkins

Book

The dramatic and compelling account of how a serial killer was finally unmasked after evading justice for more than twenty years. Soon to be a major TV series starring Luke Evans. 1980s. In the beautiful, unspoiled landscape of Pembrokeshire, a serial...

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Toproping  by Bob Gaines

Toproping

Bob Gaines

Book

"Toproping" is rock climbing with the rope anchored at the top of the climb, as opposed to "lead" climbing, where a climber places protection as he or she goes. Having a top anchor lessens the potential distance of a fall and creates a more controlle...

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A year at the château  by Dick Strawbridge

A year at the château

Dick Strawbridge

Book

Like many couples, Dick and Angel had long dreamed of living in France, but where others might settle for a modest bolthole in the French countryside, the Strawbridges fell in love with a 19th-century fairytale chateau, complete with 45 rooms, seven....

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