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Easy Pop Melodies

Easy Pop Melodies

eBook

(Guitar Method). Hal Leonard Pop Melody Supplements are the unique books that supplement any guitar method books 1, 2 or 3. The accompanying audio features every song recorded by a full band, so you can hear how each song sounds and then play along when...

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The gringo trail by Mark Mann

The gringo trail

Mark Mann

eBook

'... there I was in the middle of Bogotá, coked up to my eyeballs, in a hallway holding two machetes, while some drunk Colombians argued about whether or not to blow up a bar with a live hand grenade...' Asia has the hippie trail. South America has the...

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The more the merrier by Stephanie Barden

The more the merrier

Stephanie Barden

eBook

A sequel to "Cinderella Smith" finds Cinderella resolving to win an upcoming spelling bee when she learns that the champion will get to pick the class party theme, an effort that is challenged when her onetime friend starts bullying her for no apparent...

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The misadventures of awkward black girl by Issa Rae

The misadventures of awkward black girl

Issa Rae

eBook

"In the bestselling tradition of Sloane Crosley's I Was Told There'd Be Cake and Mindy Kaling's Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me?, a collection of humorous essays on what it's like to be unabashedly awkward in a world that regards introverts as hap...

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The man who saved the union by H. W Brands

The man who saved the union

H. W Brands

eBook

A masterful biography of the Civil War general and two-term president who saved the Union twice, on the battlefield and in the White House, holding the country together at two critical turning points in our history.

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The longest climb by Dominic Faulkner

The longest climb

Dominic Faulkner

eBook

The Longest Climb is the utterly compelling account of Dominic and his team's expedition from the Dead Sea to the peak of Everest. His team EverestMax were the first ever to make this extraordinary journey. Following an old Victorian route, Dominic c...

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The ultimate Christmas fake book

The ultimate Christmas fake book

eBook

"The 6th edition of this bestseller features over 270 traditional and contemporary Christmas hits! Includes the melody line, lyrics and chords..."--Publisher's description.

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The little book of common sense investing by John C Bogle

The little book of common sense investing

John C Bogle

eBook

Is all about common sense. Owning a diversified portfolio of stocks and holding it for the long term is a winner's game. Trying to beat the stock market is theoretically a zero-sum game (for every winner, there must be a loser), but after the substantial...

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The twilight saga. Eclipse

The twilight saga. Eclipse

eBook

"Includes 17 songs from the soundtrack to the mega-hit movie... also contains fabulous color photos of Bella, Edward and Jacob!"--Publisher's description.

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The light garden of the Angel King by Peter Levi

The light garden of the Angel King

Peter Levi

eBook

From time immemorial Afghanistan has both been a fortress of faith and a mountainous crossroads. Through its high valleys merchants traded Chinese porcelains, bundles of indigo cloth, sacks of lapis lazuli, golden jewellery, emeralds and fine carvings...

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Superman's not coming by Erin Brockovich

Superman's not coming

Erin Brockovich

eBook

"Water. The single most necessary element to sustain life. Brockovich warns that America's water crisis isn't looming on the horizon--it's already here. Superman Isn't Coming makes clear that the most precious resource on planet Earth is alarmingly polluted...

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The man who ate too much by John Birdsall

The man who ate too much

John Birdsall

eBook

The definitive biography of America's best-known and least-understood food personality, and the modern culinary landscape he shaped. In the first portrait of James Beard in twenty-five years, John Birdsall accomplishes what no prior telling of Beard's...

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A better man by Michael Ian Black

A better man

Michael Ian Black

eBook

"Michael Ian Black takes a poignant look at manhood, written in the form of a heartfelt letter to his teenage son before he leaves for college. Black offers a radical plea for rethinking masculinity and teaching young men to give and receive love"--

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Every day we get more illegal by Juan Felipe Herrera

Every day we get more illegal

Juan Felipe Herrera

eBook

Included in Publishers Weekly's Top 10 Poetry Books of 2020 and LitHub's Most Anticipated Books of the Year! A State of the Union from the nation's first Latino Poet Laureate. Trenchant, compassionate, and filled with hope. "Many poets since the 1960s...

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Help yourself by Lindsay Maitland Hunt

Help yourself

Lindsay Maitland Hunt

eBook

"More than 125 gut-healthy recipes, plus advice and strategies to relieve inflammation-induced symptoms such as fatigue, weight gain, mood swings, and chronic pain"--

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All we can save by Sherri Mitchell

All we can save

Sherri Mitchell

eBook

Provocative and illuminating essays from women at the forefront of the climate movement who are harnessing truth, courage, and solutions to lead humanity forward There is a renaissance blooming in the climate movement: leadership that is more...

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Homeschooling for dummies by Jenny Kaufeld

Homeschooling for dummies

Jenny Kaufeld

eBook

Select the right curriculum Create the perfect homeschooling space Design a schedule that works for you What you should know to become a homeschooling pro! Interest in homeschooling was booming even before the coronavirus pandemic inspired many parents...

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This just speaks to me by Hoda Kotb

This just speaks to me

Hoda Kotb

eBook

"In this all-new collection of beloved quotes, This Just Speaks to Me, #1 New York Times bestselling author Hoda Kotb offers inspiration, wisdom, and hope 365 days a year"--

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Mad at the world by William Souder

Mad at the world

William Souder

eBook

A resonant biography of America's most celebrated novelist of the Great Depression. The first full-length biography of the Nobel laureate to appear in a quarter century, Mad at the World illuminates what has made the work of John Steinbeck an enduring...

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Sitting pretty by Rebekah Taussig

Sitting pretty

Rebekah Taussig

eBook

"From disability advocate with a PhD in disability studies and creative nonfiction, and creator of the Instagram account @ sitting pretty, an essay collection based on a lifetime of experiences in a paralyzed body, tackling themes of identity, access...

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100 cookies by Sarah Kieffer

100 cookies

Sarah Kieffer

eBook

From celebrated blogger Sarah Kieffer of The Vanilla Bean Baking Blog! 100 Cookies is a go-to baking resource featuring 100 recipes for cookies and bars, organized into seven chapters. Chocolatey, fruity, crispy, chewy, classic, inventive'there's a f...

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Game of thrones by Ramin Djawadi

Game of thrones

Ramin Djawadi

eBook

(Easy Piano Songbook). This folio presents a compilation of 11 powerful themes arranged for piano solo from the award-winning show featuring music by Ramin Djawadi. Includes: The Bear and the maiden fair, The children, Finale, Game of thrones, Goodbye...

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The essential collection early keyboard. Gold

The essential collection early keyboard. Gold

eBook

This episode of the The Essential Collection series presents some of the finest works by composers such as J.S. Bach, G.F. Handel, Purcell, William Byrd, and Domenico Scarlatti. This digital edition contains both sheet music and full audio tracks dem...

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The Faber music piano anthology by Melanie (Pianist) author. Spanswick

The Faber music piano anthology

Melanie (Pianist) author. Spanswick

eBook

A beautiful collection of core repertoire from the great composers, presented in progressive order. Selected by pianist Melanie Spanswick, it is ideal for pianists of every level. This is the full eBook edition of The Faber Music Piano Anthology in.....

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The great harmonica songbook

The great harmonica songbook

eBook

(Harmonica). The songbook no harmonica player should be without! Features 45 pop, rock, Broadway, movie hits and standards specially arranged for diatonic harmonica.

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The great big book of children's songs

The great big book of children's songs

eBook

(Big Note Songbook). 73 classics for kids, including: ABC-DEF-GHI, Beauty and the Beast, Bein' green, The Brady bunch, "C" is for cookie, The candy man, Casper the friendly ghost, Everything is beautiful, I'm Popeye the Sailor Man, Kum ba yah, Let's go...

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The great American songbook. Jazz

The great American songbook. Jazz

eBook

(Piano/Vocal/Guitar Songbook). A great resource of 100 classics of American songwriting arranged for piano and voice with guitar chord frames.

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Fault in our stars

Fault in our stars

eBook

(Piano/Vocal/Guitar Songbook). All 16 songs from the soundtrack for this 2014 breakout blockbuster hit based on a novel by John Green, in arrangements for piano, voice and guitar. Includes Ed Sheeran's "All of the stars", "Boom clap" by Charli XCX, plus:...

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The Disney fake book

The Disney fake book

eBook

(Fake Book). This third edition features even more Disney favorites, including hits from their most recent movie and television releases. 240 songs in all, including: Almost there, Be our guest, Beyond my wildest dreams, Breaking free, Circle of life,...

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Disney fake book

Disney fake book

eBook

(Fake Book). This fourth edition features even more Disney favorites, including hits from their most recent movie and television releases. 240 songs in all, including: The bare necessities, Be our guest, Beauty and the Beast, Can you feel the love t...

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The definitive jazz collection

The definitive jazz collection

eBook

(Piano/Vocal/Guitar Songbook). A once-in-a-lifetime collection of 88 of the greatest jazz songs ever compiled into one volume.

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The big book of Disney songs

The big book of Disney songs

eBook

(Instrumental Folio). This mammoth collection includes instrumental solos of more than 70 Disney classics.

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The best songs ever

The best songs ever

eBook

(Easy Guitar). 78 all-time hits arranged for easy guitar, including: All I ask of you, Beauty and the Beast -- Body and soul, Crazy, Georgia on my mind, Endless love, Imagine, In the mood, Just the way you are, Let it be, Longer, Memory, Moon river, ...

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The first 20 minutes by Gretchen (Journalist) Reynolds

The first 20 minutes

Gretchen (Journalist) Reynolds

eBook

"Discover the amazing restorative powers of chocolate milk on tired muscles, how running can actually be good for your knees and how even just 20 minutes of regular exercise can transform your health and well-being. Right now, modern science is revol...

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Best songs ever

Best songs ever

eBook

(Easy Piano Songbook). A fresh selection of 71 favorites arranged for easy piano: All the things you are, Body and soul, Candle in the wind, Edelweiss, Fly me to the Moon, Georgia on my mind, Imagine, The Lady is a tramp, My way, Memory, Tears in heaven,...

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The first twenty minutes personal trainer  by Gretchen (Journalist) Reynolds

The first twenty minutes personal trainer

Gretchen (Journalist) Reynolds

eBook

Much of what we thought we knew about fitness is turning out to be wrong. You should always stretch before exercising? Wrong! Sit-ups are good for you? Wrong! In the ideal companion to her brilliant and bestselling The First 20 Minutes, Gretchen Reyn...

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The best songs ever

The best songs ever

Book

(Piano/Vocal/Guitar Songbook). The 9th edition of this bestseller includes 71 all-time hits.

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101 Disney songs. Flute

101 Disney songs. Flute

eBook

(Instrumental Folio). If you play an instrument and you're a Disney fan, you'll love this collection of 101 favorites to learn and play!

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101 Disney songs. Clarinet

101 Disney songs. Clarinet

eBook

(Instrumental Folio). If you play an instrument and you're a Disney fan, you'll love this collection of 101 favorites to learn and play!

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Square metre gardening by Mel Bartholomew

Square metre gardening

Mel Bartholomew

eBook

"Adapted from the U.S. bestseller All New Square Foot Gardening, this new edition applies the proven principles of square foot gardening to the European growing environment. The entire book has been converted to the metric system, but the adaptations...

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I catch killers by Gary Jubelin

I catch killers

Gary Jubelin

eBook

Serial killings, child abductions, organised crime hits and domestic murders. This is the memoir of a homicide detective. Here I am: tall and broad, shaved head, had my nose broken three times fighting. Black suit, white shirt, the big city homicide ...

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The new New Zealand by William Edward Moneyhun

The new New Zealand

William Edward Moneyhun

eBook

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Dear Oliver by Peter Wells

Dear Oliver

Peter Wells

eBook

When writer and historian Peter Wells found a cache of family letters amongst his elderly mother's effects, he realised that he had the means of retracing the history of a not-untypical family swept out to New Zealand during the great nineteenth-century...

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On time and water by 1973- author. Andri Snær Magnason

On time and water

1973- author. Andri Snær Magnason

eBook

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Love in the Blitz by Eileen Alexander

Love in the Blitz

Eileen Alexander

eBook

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The chiffon trenches by André Leon Talley

The chiffon trenches

André Leon Talley

eBook

'Honestly and candidly captures fifty sublime years of fashion' Manolo Blahnik Discover what truly happens behind the scenes in the world of high fashion in this detailed, storied memoir from style icon, bestselling author and former Vogue creative d...

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Economics in the Age of COVID-19 by Joshua Gans

Economics in the Age of COVID-19

Joshua Gans

eBook

A guide to the pandemic economy: essential reading about the long-term implications of our current crisis. The COVID-19 pandemic has unleashed a firehose of information (much of it wrong) and an avalanche of opinions (many of them ill-founded). Most of...

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Show me where it hurts by Kylie Maslen

Show me where it hurts

Kylie Maslen

eBook

My body dictates who I am. I work the way I do because of my body, I vote the way I do because of my body and I live the way I do because of my body. It is not my body that is at fault, but society's failure to deal with bodies like mine. I might be in...

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The golden maze by Richard Fidler

The golden maze

Richard Fidler

eBook

Beloved ABC broadcaster and bestselling author of Ghost Empire and Saga Land, Richard Fidler is back with a personally curated history of the magical city that is Prague. In 1989, Richard Fidler was living in London as part of the provocative Australian...

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Oak papers by James Canton

Oak papers

James Canton

eBook

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Everyday fresh by Donna Hay

Everyday fresh

Donna Hay

eBook

From Australia's bestselling and most trusted cook comes a stunning new book featuring super-fresh, super-fast recipes to help you feel nourished and energised ... and ready to savour life. 'One of the questions I get asked most frequently is if I still...

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The doctor who fooled the world by Brian Deer

The doctor who fooled the world

Brian Deer

eBook

The news breaks first as a tale of fear and pity. Doctors at a London hospital claim a link between autism and a vaccine given to millions of children: MMR. Young parents are terrified. Immunisation rates slump. And as a worldwide 'anti-vax' movement...

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In their shoes by Jamie Windust

In their shoes

Jamie Windust

eBook

"This empowering guide shows you how to live your best non-binary life, and offers experienced advice for non-binary people on how to navigate the world and their evolving identity. Covering everything from fashion and dating, to work and growing up,...

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The 3-chord songbook

The 3-chord songbook

Book

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

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Teach yourself to play guitar chords

Teach yourself to play guitar chords

eBook

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

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The official downton abbey afternoon tea cookbook by Downton Abbey

The official downton abbey afternoon tea cookbook

Downton Abbey

eBook

Afternoon tea is a revered and treasured English tradition'and no one knows better how to prepare and enjoy a proper tea than the residents of Downton Abbey. With this alluring and vibrant cookbook, fans of the PBS series and anglophiles alike can stage...

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The official downton abbey cookbook by Annie Gray

The official downton abbey cookbook

Annie Gray

eBook

This venerable British tradition continues to be hugely popular, bringing a sense of nostalgia, civility, and elegance to all who enjoy it.

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Vegetable of the day by Kate McMillan

Vegetable of the day

Kate McMillan

eBook

From the best-selling Williams Sonoma'Of The Day'series, comes a compilation of 365 favorite recipes, ranging from soups, salads, desserts, and one pot, vegetable, and healthy dishes. Find inspiration for cooking any day of the year in this indispens...

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American crisis by Andrew M. Cuomo

American crisis

Andrew M. Cuomo

eBook

Governor Andrew Cuomo tells the riveting story of how he took charge in the fight against COVID-19 as New York became the epicenter of the pandemic, offering hard-won lessons in leadership and his vision for the path forward. When COVID-19 besieged the...

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First, wear a face mask by Philip M. Tierno

First, wear a face mask

Philip M. Tierno

eBook

"This Book Will Keep You Safer Than a Face Mask offers calming, straightforward advice to address the ongoing spread of COVID-19 as well as arming readers with knowledge about infectious diseases for every cold and flu season. This practical, myth-bu...

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The new air fryer cookbook by Williams Sonoma Test. Kitchen

The new air fryer cookbook

Williams Sonoma Test. Kitchen

eBook

In this new collection of fantastic recipes designed for the air fryer, discover how easy it is to prepare healthier fried, baked, roasted, and grilled foods with this clever cooking tool. Its patented design uses hot air flow to quickly cook delicious,...

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Alone together

Alone together

eBook

A collection of essays, poems, and interviews to serve as a lifeline for negotiating how to connect and thrive during this stressful time of isolation as well as a historical perspective that will remain relevant for years to come. All net profits will...

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Radio girl by David Dufty

Radio girl

David Dufty

eBook

All around Australia, former WRANs and navy men regard the woman they know as Mrs Mac with a level of reverence usually reserved for saints. Yet today no-one has any idea of who she was and how she rescued Australia's communication systems in World War...

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Take a stand! by Sharon M. Kaye

Take a stand!

Sharon M. Kaye

eBook

""Take a Stand!" (grades 9-12) helps teens develop critical thinking skills by examining debates on issues directly relevant to their lives (that you won't find in most classroom materials)"--

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Small Space Style by Whitney Leigh. Morris

Small Space Style

Whitney Leigh. Morris

eBook

Interior design maven Whitney Leigh Morris makes living in under 400 square feet look elegant and effortless-even with a husband, baby, and two Beagles in the mix. In her debut book, Whitney shares her ideas and practices for making any tiny space ef...

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Show mom how by Sarah Hines-Stephens

Show mom how

Sarah Hines-Stephens

eBook

Moms-to-be or new moms will find humor, help, and inspiration in Show Mom How, a fully illustrated, step-by-step guide to everything a mom needs to know from pregnancy through baby's first year.

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This is a Cookbook by Max and Eli. Sussman

This is a Cookbook

Max and Eli. Sussman

eBook

Do you want to feast on the most delicious sandwiches the world has ever seen? Get drunk and whip up the most stupidly awesome late-night snacks? Learn to cook food that's so much better than frozen or microwaved garbage that friends will be paying you...

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Girl with a gun by Diana Nammi

Girl with a gun

Diana Nammi

eBook

Diana Nammi became a fighter with the Peshmerga when she was only seventeen. Originally known as Galavezh, she grew up in the Kurdish region of Iran in the 1960s and 70s. She became involved in politics as a teenager and, like many students, played a...

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Summer by Karl Ove Knausgård

Summer

Karl Ove Knausgård

eBook

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The 7 habits of highly effective people by Stephen R. Covey

The 7 habits of highly effective people

Stephen R. Covey

eBook

*New York Times bestseller'over 40 million copies sold* *The #1 Most Influential Business Book of the Twentieth Century* One of the most inspiring and impactful books ever written, The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People has captivated readers for nearly...

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Mindful as f*ck by Emily Horn

Mindful as f*ck

Emily Horn

eBook

Calm the hell down, live in the now, and get mindful as f*ck with these quick and snarky ways to live in the moment. When the entire world seems on your ass about something, taking a second to chill out, collect your thoughts, and process your stress...

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Smooth jazz

Smooth jazz

eBook

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

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Simple songs

Simple songs

eBook

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

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Simple Christmas songs

Simple Christmas songs

eBook

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

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Selections from 100 greatest pop songs

Selections from 100 greatest pop songs

eBook

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

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Sacred songs for classical guitar

Sacred songs for classical guitar

Printed music

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

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Romantic sheet music collection

Romantic sheet music collection

eBook

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

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Rock hits for ukulele

Rock hits for ukulele

eBook

A hot collection of 20 hits arranged for uke.

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Pop favorites for fingerstyle guitar

Pop favorites for fingerstyle guitar

eBook

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

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Play mandolin today!

Play mandolin today!

eBook

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

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Pirates of the Caribbean

Pirates of the Caribbean

eBook

(Violin Play-Along). The Violin Play-Along series will help you play your favorite songs quickly and easily. Just follow the music, listen to the audio to hear how the violin should sound, and then play along using the separate backing tracks. With the...

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Piano styles of 23 pop masters by Mark Harrison

Piano styles of 23 pop masters

Mark Harrison

eBook

(Keyboard Instruction).Here are the melodic and harmonic techniques of 23 iconic performers, including Ray Charles, Herbie Hancock, Norah Jones, Alicia Keys, Elton John and Stevie Wonder, to name just a few. The accompanying audio is designed to allow...

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Piano solos for every occasion

Piano solos for every occasion

eBook

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

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Piano solos for Advent, Christmas & Epiphany

Piano solos for Advent, Christmas & Epiphany

eBook

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

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Over the rainbow & other favorites

Over the rainbow & other favorites

eBook

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

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