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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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A spanner in the works

A spanner in the works

Book

"Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is a 'silent epidemic' and can lead to long term cognitive, communication, emotional, physical, behavioral and lifestyle changes for the individual and their families/whanau. This book is a compilation of 12 stories from...

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New Zealand pubs  by Peter (Peter Leon) author. Janssen

New Zealand pubs

Peter (Peter Leon) author. Janssen

Book

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Gardening in New Zealand  by Dennis Greville

Gardening in New Zealand

Dennis Greville

Book

"In this book Dennis Grenville delivers expert gardening advice on a month by month basis to ensure your lawns are greener, your borders are prettier and your crops are more plentiful."--Publisher description.

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Excellent short walks in the South Island  by Peter (Peter Leon) Janssen

Excellent short walks in the South Island

Peter (Peter Leon) Janssen

Book

"This completely revised and updated New Zealand best-selling walking book, inveterate tramper Peter Janssen presents more than 450 short walks in the South Island and Stewart Island that are ideal for those people who like to stretch their legs without...

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The guide to travelling in New Zealand with the family  by Gaye Miller

The guide to travelling in New Zealand with the family

Gaye Miller

Book

"If you’re looking for great travel ideas for taking your family around New Zealand then The Guide to Travelling in New Zealand with the Family is the perfect companion. When you are travelling with toddlers or teenagers, the better prepared you are,...

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September 12  by Anthony Phelps

September 12

Anthony Phelps

Book

Artist's book with 100 A4 landscape pages featuring over 50 photographs, many previously unseen, from the Springbok Tour protests of 1981 showing the people, marches and often violent clashes between the police, protesters and spectators around Eden ...

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Steel architecture  by Angus Macdonald

Steel architecture

Angus Macdonald

Book

"Steel Architecture offers a re-interpretation of Modernist design through an examination of the history of metal-framed buildings, from the mills, warehouses and spectacular glasshouses of the nineteenth century to the multi-form, tall towers which ...

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The finest colors for artists  by Jörg Lesczenski

The finest colors for artists

Jörg Lesczenski

Book

"A truly colorful history of the finest manufacturer of artists' paint: H. Schmincke & Co. Since its founding in 1881, H. Schmincke & Co has been a premier producer of artists' paints. Artists such as Otto Dix, Emil Nolde and Oskar Kokoschka relied o...

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Draping for fashion design  by Theresa Parker

Draping for fashion design

Theresa Parker

Book

"This practical book explains how to achieve great designs and creative cuts by seeing ideas come to life three dimensionally. By manipulating and pinning fabric on the dress form or house model, fashion designers can visualise their ideas and become...

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Modern crochet style  by Lindsey Newns

Modern crochet style

Lindsey Newns

Book

"Modern Crochet Style is packed full of crochet makes for you and your home. Designer Lindsey Newns, of Lottie and Albert, has created 15 different projects to delight and inspire throughout the seasons. From t-shirt yarn bath mats and raffia beach bags,...

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Classic New Zealand cycle trails  by author Kennett Brothers

Classic New Zealand cycle trails

author Kennett Brothers

Book

"Guides you to a nationwide network of the best biking holidays ... includes full ride descriptions ... including maps and elevation charts, plus valuable tips for everyone, from beginner riders through to seasoned veterans"--Publisher's description.

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The art and soul of Dune  by Tanya Lapointe

The art and soul of Dune

Tanya Lapointe

Book

"Frank Herbert's science fiction classic 'Dune' will be seen like never before in the breathtaking film adaptation from acclaimed director Denis Villeneuve. Now fans can be part of the creative journey of bringing Herbert's seminal work to life with The...

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Amigurumi farmyard  by Josefine Bjørn Knudsen

Amigurumi farmyard

Josefine Bjørn Knudsen

Book

"Crochet your own amigurumi farmyard! Over 20 fabulously cute, quirky and easy to make crocheted farmyard animals, vegetables and accessories using easy-to-follow patterns. Create your very own farmyard with these amazingly cute amigurumi crocheted p...

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Stolen focus  by Johann Hari

Stolen focus

Johann Hari

Book

"Why have we lost our ability to focus? What are the causes? And, most importantly, how do we get it back? For Stolen Focus, internationally bestselling author Johann Hari went on a three-year journey to uncover the reasons why our teenagers now focus...

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Eat more, live well  by Megan Rossi

Eat more, live well

Megan Rossi

Book

"It has never been so delicious to eat healthy! Treat yourself to delicious gut-loving recipes and lifestyle hacks from the bestselling author of Eat Yourself Healthy, this New Year! Want to enjoy delicious food that is actually good for your body? F...

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15-minute better back  by Suzanne Martin

15-minute better back

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 programmes for the back. Does the daily grind take a toll on your back? Do you struggle...

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Becoming aware  by Daniel J. Siegel

Becoming aware

Daniel J. Siegel

Book

"This hands-on user's guide to the groundbreaking Wheel of Awareness meditation practice featured in the bestseller Aware takes readers step-by-step through a 21-day journey to discover what it means to be truly present and aware in our daily lives. In...

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The Mayo Clinic diabetes diet

The Mayo Clinic diabetes diet

Book

"This #1 New York Times bestseller adapted for people with diabetes is full of tools and menus designed to kick-start weight loss to control your blood sugar. From Mayo Clinic -- a leader in health and nutrition and the #1 ranked hospital for Diabetes...

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Kārearea  by Mamari Stephens

Kārearea

Mamari Stephens

Book

"My journey into law and mātauranga is one more defined by absence, understanding of loss, whakamā, accident and a sense of coming in from the cold, than by any programmatic acquisition of expertise. This collection of writing from Māmari Stephens (Te...

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Timeless Paris  by Marin Montagut

Timeless Paris

Marin Montagut

Book

"Discover the studios and shops where artisans hand­craft and sell exquisite items on-site in charming Parisian locations where the skill has been passed on for decades - or centuries - of continuous operation. These often-hidden gems provide unique ...

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The Day of the Dead  by Chloë Sayer

The Day of the Dead

Chloë Sayer

Book

"This anthology considers how the Day of the Dead has been celebrated in visual art and culture, from the traditional and iconic illustrations of Manuel Manilla and Jose Posada to the paper cuts of Aaron Velasco Pacheco, folk art of the Linares family...

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The Simcha cookbook  by Avi Shemtov

The Simcha cookbook

Avi Shemtov

Book

"The Simcha Cookbook features Chef Avi Shemtov's critically acclaimed cuisine, which is centered around bringing people together for a delicious shared experience. From chickpea poutine to crispy salmon rice, shakshuka, and spicy chocolate halvah the...

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Best wishes, warmest regards  by Daniel Levy

Best wishes, warmest regards

Daniel Levy

Book

"Capturing the essence and alchemy of all six seasons of what is now considered to be one of the most groundbreaking comedy television series of the last decade, Best Wishes, Warmest Regards is a gift to fans everywhere who have made the show their o...

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Quilt as-you-go made clever  by Jera Brandvig

Quilt as-you-go made clever

Jera Brandvig

Book

"Jera Brandvig's signature quilt-as-you-go method is back with brand new techniques and ideas! Create pretty projects using small, manageable pieces of fabric that can be made into different shapes and sizes from a creative and fresh perspective"--Pu...

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Origami pets and other animals  by Muneji Fuchimoto

Origami pets and other animals

Muneji Fuchimoto

Book

"Fold wonderful paper models of all your favorite pets, zoo animals and other wildlife! From a cute cat and a fabulous frog to five different dog breeds (with cool clothes to dress them in!) to a lovable lion and a cuddly koala. The easy-to-follow in...

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The hungry eye  by Leonard Barkan

The hungry eye

Leonard Barkan

Book

"In discussions of arts and culture, food and drink are often relegated to the realms of mere decoration or mere necessity. However, like the term taste, which begins as one of the five senses but comes to be understood as the most sweeping term for ...

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Lamborghini  by Mattia Balsamini

Lamborghini

Mattia Balsamini

Book

"A portrait of Lamborghini and the country that birthed it through 21 cars, 21 regions and 21 photographers. For this splendid volume, 21 contemporary Italian photographers, each representing their respective regions, have been called upon by Lamborghini...

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Peace, love, and pasta  by Scott Conant

Peace, love, and pasta

Scott Conant

Book

"In his most personal cookbook yet, Conant shares recipes for restaurant-quality Italian meals that you can make easily in your home kitchen. He learned early on to appreciate the nuances of different flavors in using simple, fresh ingredients over canned...

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Light space life

Light space life

Book

"A monograph on leading South African architecture studio SAOTA. Light Space Life is the first monograph from internationally recognized South African architecture studio SAOTA, known for crafting exceptional modern buildings that forge powerful connections...

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Tarot and divination cards  by Laetitia Barbier

Tarot and divination cards

Laetitia Barbier

Book

"Used for self-exploration or divination, tarot has, for more than 500 years, been the most popular and accessible of all esoteric tools, looming large in today's mainstream culture. Why? Because the cards are inexpensive and easy to carry-a perfect ...

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On board  by Derek Bissonnette

On board

Derek Bissonnette

Book

"Anything is possible when it's time to put a serving board together. That freedom's an exciting prospect-until the endless options become overwhelming. On Board cuts through any confusion, breaking down one artfully arranged spread after another so you...

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Coral reefs  by Charles (Charles R. C.) Sheppard

Coral reefs

Charles (Charles R. C.) Sheppard

Book

"Corals are among the most varied lifeforms on Earth, ranging from mushroom corals and leather corals to button polyps, sea fans, anemones, and pulse corals. Bridging the gap between plant and animal, these marine invertebrates serve as homes to reef...

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The nature seed  by Lucy (Journalist) Jones

The nature seed

Lucy (Journalist) Jones

Book

"Many of us want to spend more time outside with our kids - but what do we do when we're there, and why is a connection to nature so important and wonderful anyway? The Nature Seed is a practical and philosophical guide for anyone with children in their...

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Wild kilted yoga  by Finlay Wilson

Wild kilted yoga

Finlay Wilson

Book

"Viral Scottish yoga star Finlay Wilson is back with Wild Kilted Yoga. Get ready for more tartan, more dramatic scenery and more tips and tricks to make your yoga practice extra special. This beautiful book features four special yoga sequences that can...

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Sparkling wine for modern times  by Zachary Sussman

Sparkling wine for modern times

Zachary Sussman

Book

"This is the definitive guide to sparkling wine today, complete with profiles of exemplary producers, bottle recommendations, colorful infographics, and illustrated guides. Sparkling Wine for Modern Times considers sparkling wine traditions and offerings...

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30 minute Mowgli  by Nisha Katona

30 minute Mowgli

Nisha Katona

Book

"Spice-packed, punchy, fresh Indian-inspired dishes to get on the table in 30 minutes or under. This is the food that Nisha Katona, TV chef and creator and face of the Mowgli Indian restaurants, cooks at home - super speedy, made with easily sourced....

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Spooky food  by Cayla Gallagher

Spooky food

Cayla Gallagher

Book

"80 sweet and savory recipes for any Halloween lover to bake if you dare! From the cute and classic to ghoulish and gory, this book spans the spooky spectrum and has you covered for the entire season. From the very first crisp day of fall, our attent...

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A funny life  by Michael McIntyre

A funny life

Michael McIntyre

Book

"Michael's first book ended with his big break at the 2006 Royal Variety Performance. Waking up the next morning in the tiny rented flat he shared with his wife Kitty and their one-year-old son, he was beyond excited about the new glamorous world of ...

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Living well by design  by Melissa Penfold

Living well by design

Melissa Penfold

Book

"From an international authority on design, how to create a home that engages your senses and reflects your personality. Melissa Penfold, Australia's foremost authority on style and design, regularly attracts a worldwide audience of more than 1.8 million...

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The healthy garden  by Kathleen Norris Brenzel

The healthy garden

Kathleen Norris Brenzel

Book

"A gardening book for the times we live in, The Healthy Garden combines practical advice for starting a garden with a rare view into how home gardening builds resilience, personal happiness, and community strength. Filled with savvy tips from dozens ...

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Rise & run  by Shalane Flanagan

Rise & run

Shalane Flanagan

Book

"For athletes, breakfast is always the main topic of conversation when out on a morning run. Shalane Flanagan and Elyse Kopecky believe (and science confirms) that what you eat at the start of the day impacts everything: your mood, your work output, ...

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Atlas of dark destinations  by Peter Hohenhaus

Atlas of dark destinations

Peter Hohenhaus

Book

"Dark tourism is on the rise, with more and more travellers choosing to engage meaningfully with sites of tragic significance in order to better understand and reflect on devastating world events. This book is your passport to over 300 dark...

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The nutmeg's curse  by Amitav Ghosh

The nutmeg's curse

Amitav Ghosh

Book

"The Nutmeg's Curse: Parables for a Planet in Crisis frames climate change and the Anthropocene as the culmination of a history that begins with the discovery of the New World and of the sea route to the Indian Ocean. Ghosh makes the case that the po...

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Immune  by Philipp Dettmer

Immune

Philipp Dettmer

Book

"Although everyone who has ever had a cold is familiar with the human immune system and its importance, few understand just how complex and intricate the immune system is. In Immune, Internet creator and storyteller Philipp Dettmer takes readers on a...

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Projects from the minimalist woodworker  by Vic Tesolin

Projects from the minimalist woodworker

Vic Tesolin

Book

"A follow-up to Vic's much-lauded first book, The Minimalist Woodworker, this book is a celebration of the small tool set needed to create beautiful work and and expansion of the techniques and skills learned in that first book. Like a seasoned woodw...

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A mystical practical guide to magic  by Aliza Einhorn

A mystical practical guide to magic

Aliza Einhorn

Book

"Part grimoire, part handbook, and part spiritual travelogue, A Mystical Practical Guide to Magic is a personal and practical compendium for creating your own magical life. The author writes from real life experience, as practitioner and teacher, sharing...

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Chihuly and architecture

Chihuly and architecture

Book

"Forty years of Dale Chihuly's spectacular site-specific glass installations are captured in this large-format publication examining architectural commissions, temporary art installations, and museum exhibitions around the world. Chihuly's installations...

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Guarded by dragons  by R. A. Gekoski

Guarded by dragons

R. A. Gekoski

Book

"Rick Gekoski has been traversing the rocky terrain of the rare book trade for over fifty years. The treasure he seeks is scarce, carefully buried and often jealously guarded, knowledge of its hiding place shared through word of mouth like the myths of...

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Gardens in my life  by Arabella Lennox-Boyd

Gardens in my life

Arabella Lennox-Boyd

Book

"Arabella Lennox-Boyd is one of the foremost garden designers in the world. She has created some of the country's most stunning private gardens, in addition to commissions for the Serpentine Sackler Gallery and projects for Sting and Trudie Styler. L...

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Sensual massage for beginners  by Sydney Price

Sensual massage for beginners

Sydney Price

Book

"Press Here! Sensual Massage for Beginners is an introductory guide to practicing the art of sensual massage, with yourself and/or a partner-learn through beautiful illustrations, step-by-step instruction, and expert advice. Sexuality is an integral part...

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The art of repair  by Molly Martin

The art of repair

Molly Martin

Book

"For Molly Martin, it all started with a pair of socks. Her favourite pair. When the heels became threadbare, her mother got out her darning mushroom and showed her how to reinforce the thinning stitches and bring them back to life. She has been stitching...

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Kāinga  by Paul Tapsell

Kāinga

Paul Tapsell

Book

"Through his own experience and the stories of his tīpuna, Paul Tapsell (Te Arawa, Tainui) charts the impact of colonisation on his people. Alienation from kāinga and whenua becomes a wider story of environmental degradation and system collapse. This...

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Weaving  by Katie Treggiden

Weaving

Katie Treggiden

Book

"Weaving is an ancient craft with a fascinating history, and one that keeps evolving. Today it is being adopted and reinvented by makers in cities all over the world. From rugs and wall hangings to artistic installations and subversive interventions,...

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The first forty days  by Heng Ou

The first forty days

Heng Ou

Book

"The first 40 days after the birth of a child offer an essential and fleeting period of rest and recovery for the new mother. Based on author Heng Ou s own postpartum experience with zuo yuezi, a set period of confinement, in which a woman remains at...

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Literacy across the divide  by Lisa author. Emerson

Literacy across the divide

Lisa author. Emerson

Book

"This book examines significant questions related to information literacy learning and student transition to higher education in Aotearoa New Zealand. It investigates important questions for student transitions: What does it mean to be information-literate...

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How I faked my own death  by Harry Gordon

How I faked my own death

Harry Gordon

Book

"Harry Gordon a businessman, feeling under extreme pressure and decided to faked his own death. When his empty dinghy was found floating in a river on the North Coast of New South Wales an extraordinary chain of events were set in place.His family assumed...

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