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Have a flick through our collection of nonfiction eBooks on a wide range of topics. This list updates when we add new titles to our collection.

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Murder most florid by Mark A. Spencer

Murder most florid

Mark A. Spencer

eBook

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Mukiwa by Peter Godwin

Mukiwa

Peter Godwin

eBook

"Mukiwa begins in the magnificent mountains of eastern Rhodesia in the 1960s. In the eyes of young Peter Godwin, the land is an endless source of wonder and adventure: of leopard hunting, witch doctors, lepers, and snakes. Then one day he stumbles upon...

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Pure & beautiful vegan cooking by Kathleen Henry

Pure & beautiful vegan cooking

Kathleen Henry

eBook

Pure & Beautiful Vegan Cooking is a cookbook that speaks to your heart and soul, helping you to connect with others, the earth and yourself as you prepare beautiful, wholesome meals. Kathleen Henry's cooking is inspired by the pure and nourishing abundance...

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Essential skills for struggling learners by Erik von Hahn

Essential skills for struggling learners

Erik von Hahn

eBook

This innovative planning guide provides a thorough understanding of the skills that contribute to learning-and a systematic way to help K-12 students with a wide range of learning difficulties.

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The way home by Mark Boyle

The way home

Mark Boyle

eBook

It was 11pm when I checked my email for the last time and turned off my phone for what I hoped would be forever.

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The philosophical life by Jim Miller

The philosophical life

Jim Miller

eBook

Before the good life was reduced to a bottle of Prozac, it was philosophers who offered answers to the most fundamental questions about who we are and how to live well. In The Philosophical Life, James Miller returns to this vibrant tradition with short...

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Life-giving choices by Lucinda Secrest McDowell

Life-giving choices

Lucinda Secrest McDowell

eBook

Life-Giving Choices helps women in their quest to find that which brings life, joy, and meaning in a world of endless opportunities. This sixty-day devotional journal helps readers identify personal challenges, find freedom, and be reminded of truths...

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System Administration Ethics by Igor Ljubuncic

System Administration Ethics

Igor Ljubuncic

eBook

Successfully navigate through the ever-changing world of technology and ethics and reconcile system administration principles for separation of duty, account segmentation, administrative groups and data protection. As security breaches become more co...

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The stars are legion by Kameron Hurley

The stars are legion

Kameron Hurley

eBook

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Jubilee by Toni Tipton-Martin

Jubilee

Toni Tipton-Martin

eBook

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Pink sari revolution by Amana Fontanella-Khan

Pink sari revolution

Amana Fontanella-Khan

eBook

Sampat Devi Pal was married at 12, and essentially illiterate. Today she leads a vibrant vigilante campaign that's securing women's rights across India: the Pink Gang. When Sheelu was arrested for stealing from a powerful politician in the badlands of...

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Frankenstein's cat by Emily Anthes

Frankenstein's cat

Emily Anthes

eBook

From the petri dish to the pet shop, meet the high-tech menagerie of the near future, as humans reinvent the animal kingdom Fluorescent fish that glow near pollution. Dolphins with prosthetic fins. Robot-armoured beetles that military handlers can send...

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The cancer survivors club

The cancer survivors club

eBook

The Cancer Survivors Club is a collection of truly inspirational, uplifting and assuring survival stories. These poignant personal accounts from normal people, demonstrate an extraordinary determination to survive against the odds. It proves with sur...

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The history of medicine by Mark Jackson

The history of medicine

Mark Jackson

eBook

In a world burdened by chronic conditions and mutating viruses, with a health service strained to its limits, the history of medicine challenges our understanding of what it means to be healthy. By illuminating the ailments and methods of the past, our...

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Welcome to your child's brain by Sandra Aamodt

Welcome to your child's brain

Sandra Aamodt

eBook

Neuroscientists Aamodt and Wang illuminate how children's brains grow - and how they can be nurtured, scientifically, to reach their full potential. The authors investigate common child-rearing wisdom, exposing bad brain trainingA"" products and the ...

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Cloning by Aaron D. Levine

Cloning

Aaron D. Levine

eBook

Should we clone extinct or endangered species? Are we justified in using stem cells to develop cures? When will we clone the first human? Ever since Dolly the sheep, questions like these have rarely been far from the public consciousness, and cloning...

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The Palestine-Israeli conflict by Dan Cohn-Sherbok

The Palestine-Israeli conflict

Dan Cohn-Sherbok

eBook

With coverage of all the recent events, the new edition of this best-selling book gives a thorough and accessible account of the history behind the Palestine–Israeli conflict, its roots, and the possibilities for the future. The book is divided into...

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Biodiversity by John I. Spicer

Biodiversity

John I. Spicer

eBook

In this steadfast and yet witty guide, biologist John Spicer examines biodiversity, giving the reader an insight into the myriad of organisms that surround us.

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Magic by Robert Ralley

Magic

Robert Ralley

eBook

Tracing magic's fascinating history back to its earliest beginnings, Robert Ralley reveals its influence on religion, science, and society. From charms and curses to rites and spells, spanning the black magic of demons to David Blaine's endurance tests,...

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Kicking the Kremlin by Marc Bennetts

Kicking the Kremlin

Marc Bennetts

eBook

Discusses the wave of anti-Putin sentiment that has surged in Russia since his reelection in 2011, including interviews with members of the infamous Pussy Riot, top opposition leaders, and Kremlin insiders. -- Provided by publisher.

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Making habits, breaking habits by Jeremy Dean

Making habits, breaking habits

Jeremy Dean

eBook

Habits are more powerful than your will – if you know how to make them work for you Two strings are hanging from a ceiling, one at the centre of the room, one near the wall. You're asked to tie the strings together, but you can't reach both at the...

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The Buddha by John Strong

The Buddha

John Strong

eBook

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Evolutionary psychology by R. I. M. (Robin Ian MacDonald) Dunbar

Evolutionary psychology

R. I. M. (Robin Ian MacDonald) Dunb...

eBook

Starting with its origins in the work of Charles Darwin, the book covers all the key areas of evolutionary psychology, including the role played by genetics in our sexual behavior, parental decision-making, and how babies learn about and adapt to the...

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Critical thinking by Sharon M. Kaye

Critical thinking

Sharon M. Kaye

eBook

We are bombarded daily with vast amounts of information, much of it using faulty logic. From adverts to blogs, television to newspapers, knowing what to believe is a daunting task. Critical Thinking: A Beginner's Guide teaches you how to analyze peop...

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Caroline's dilemma by Bettina Bradbury

Caroline's dilemma

Bettina Bradbury

eBook

Caroline Kearney faced a heart-breaking dilemma. She was 31 years old and had six children when her husband died in 1866. She had hoped that her sons would inherit the sheep station they owned in the Wimmera in Victoria. But she had no right to it herself....

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The 7 laws of magical thinking by Matthew Hutson

The 7 laws of magical thinking

Matthew Hutson

eBook

<Div>Everyone &#x96; even the most jaded and sceptical &#x96; believes in &#x91;magic', in the form of luck, mind over matter, the power of similarities, jinxes, and destiny. In this wonderful exploration of psychology, Matthew Hutson takes us on a f...

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Aquinas by Edward Feser

Aquinas

Edward Feser

eBook

One of the most influential philosophers and theologians in history, St. Thomas Aquinas was the father of modern philosophy of religion, and is infamous for his ""proofs"" for God's existence. In this cogent introduction to the great Saint''s work, E...

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Loserthink by Scott Adams

Loserthink

Scott Adams

eBook

"No matter how smart or well-informed you are, you're probably trapped in a mental prison without knowing it. Scott Adams, the world-famous creator of Dilbert and New York Times bestselling author of Win Bigly, teaches us how to recognize and avoid t...

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Half Life by F. E. Close

Half Life

F. E. Close

eBook

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The 60-second philosopher by Andrew Pessin

The 60-second philosopher

Andrew Pessin

eBook

Philosophy means ""love of knowledge"" in Greek. Unfortunately, as much as we all love knowledge, we don't all have the time to spend acquiring it! This fabulous little book provides the perfect antidote. Split into 60 one-minute chapters, Andrew Pessin...

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Frank & fearless by Nicholas Cowdery

Frank & fearless

Nicholas Cowdery

eBook

When I walked through the office door each day, I knew that almost every decision I made would make someone unhappy ... Frank and Fearless is a gripping and forthright account of some of the toughest cases faced by Nicholas Cowdery during his time as...

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Shadow state by Alan (News reporter) White

Shadow state

Alan (News reporter) White

eBook

Every year the British government spends 80 billion outsourcing public services. Today, private companies are responsible for fulfilling some of the most sensitive and important roles of the state - running prisons and providing healthcare, transport,...

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Zen and the art of consciousness by Susan Blackmore

Zen and the art of consciousness

Susan Blackmore

eBook

Who are you? When are you? What were you conscious of a moment ago? This groundbreaking book sees acclaimed psychologist Susan Blackmore combining the latest scientific theories about mind, self, and consciousness with a lifetime's practice of Zen. Framed...

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The new Yiddish kitchen by Simone (Chef) Miller

The new Yiddish kitchen

Simone (Chef) Miller

eBook

A modern take on the great Jewish cooking tradition. It's a lifesaver for Jewish home cooks around the world who have cut processed grains and/or dairy from their diets. With 100 traditional Jewish foods adapted for the Paleo diet, photos to go with each...

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Criminal psychology

Criminal psychology

eBook

How does the mind of a criminal work? How can you stop criminals from re-offending? What does being in prison do to your mind? From lie detection to psychological profiling, Professor Ray Bull and his team of experts demonstrate how understanding the...

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Never say die by Fiona author. Crawford

Never say die

Fiona author. Crawford

eBook

Never Say Die takes in dusty archives, rainy pitch-side evenings and heart-breaking and heart-warming interviews -- including with FIFA and FFA board members, Matildas past and present, W-League coaches and players, state and club administrators. But...

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Pastry love by Joanne Chang

Pastry love

Joanne Chang

eBook

A must-have baking bible from the James Beard award-winning baker and owner of the beloved Flour bakeries in Boston

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Bipolar disorder -- by Sarah Owen

Bipolar disorder --

Sarah Owen

eBook

This title includes personal experience of living with bipolar disorder and features material from first-hand interviews with eminent psychiatrists, research scientists, psychologists, pharmacists and therapists.

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Marx by Andrew Collier

Marx

Andrew Collier

eBook

Breathing new life into the achievements of Karl Marx, this accessible and jargon-free introduction is a timely reminder of his undiminished influence. Andrew Collier''s engaging text not only introduces the reader to Marx the revolutionary, but also...

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Judaism by Lavinia Cohn-Sherbok

Judaism

Lavinia Cohn-Sherbok

eBook

In this clear and authoratative guide, Lavinia and Dan Cohn-Sherbok concisely examine the Jewish faith and its practices and explore what it means to be a Jew today. From the nature of God to the divisions within Judaism and from worship to customs, Judaism:...

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A change of affection by Becket Cook

A change of affection

Becket Cook

eBook

The powerful, dramatic story of how a successful Hollywood set designer whose identity was deeply rooted in his homosexuality came to be suddenly and utterly transformed by the power of the gospel. When Becket Cook moved from Dallas to Los Angeles af...

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Protecting Tanner Hollow by Lynette Eason

Protecting Tanner Hollow

Lynette Eason

eBook

Four novellas from bestselling author Lynette Eason take you to the town of Tanner Hollow and the men and women who keep it safe, trusting each other with their lives--and sometimes their hearts.

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Climate change by Emily Boyd

Climate change

Emily Boyd

eBook

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Lasagna by Anna Hezel

Lasagna

Anna Hezel

eBook

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Dance with chance by Spyros Makridakis

Dance with chance

Spyros Makridakis

eBook

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Swim, Bike, Bonk by Will McGough

Swim, Bike, Bonk

Will McGough

eBook

Just as George Plimpton had his proverbial cup of coffee in the NFL as the un-recruited and certainly unwanted fourth-string quarterback for the Detroit Lions, so, too, did Will McGough immerse himself in a sport he had no business trying. Like Plimpton,...

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Neuroscience of selling by John Asher

Neuroscience of selling

John Asher

eBook

Sales is not just about logic and emotion. Extraordinary salespeople are top earners because they understand the deeper levels of the brain and how buyers think.

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Insight Guides Turkey pocket guide

Insight Guides Turkey pocket guide

eBook

Perfect day itineraries and top travel tips in a pocket-sized package. Plan your trip, plan perfect days and discover how to get around - this pocket-sized guide is a convenient, quick-reference companion to discovering fun and interesting things to do...

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The little library year by Kate (Food writer) Young

The little library year

Kate (Food writer) Young

eBook

The Little Library Year takes you through a full twelve months in award-winning food writer Kate Young's kitchen. Here are frugal January meals enjoyed alone with a classic comfort read, as well as summer feasts to be eaten outdoors with the perfect beach...

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The Moves That Matter by Jonathan Rowson

The Moves That Matter

Jonathan Rowson

eBook

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Sympathy for the Drummer by Mike Edison

Sympathy for the Drummer

Mike Edison

eBook

Sympathy for the Drummer: Why Charlie Watts Matters is both a gonzo rush-capturing the bristling energy of the Rolling Stones and the times in which they lived-and a wide-eyed reflection on why the Greatest Rock 'n' Roll Band in the World needed the ...

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Easy Rider by Steven Bingen

Easy Rider

Steven Bingen

eBook

In 1969 a man walked upon the moon, the Woodstock music festival was held in upstate New York, Richard Nixon was sworn in as the president of the United States, the Beatles made their last public appearance, as did, after a fashion, Judy Garland, Dwight...

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1956 by Nick (Journalist) Richardson

1956

Nick (Journalist) Richardson

eBook

-- This was the year when Melbourne hosted the Summer Olympics, the first edition of the Games to be held outside Europe and North America. It also heralded the arrival of television in Australia. In this year, Prime Minister Robert Menzies grappled with...

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Trains, Jesus, and murder by Richard Allan Beck

Trains, Jesus, and murder

Richard Allan Beck

eBook

Cash sang about and for people on the margins. He famously played concerts in prisons, where he sang both murder ballads and gospel tunes in the same set. It's this juxtaposition between light and dark, writes Richard Beck, that makes Cash one of the...

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Khaki files by Neeraj Kumar

Khaki files

Neeraj Kumar

eBook

December 13, 2001: Pak-based terrorists carry out an audacious attack on the Indian Parliament killing eight security personnel and a gardener; all five terrorists are killed in their gun-battle with policemen deployed at the citadel of Indian democracy;...

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For small creatures such as we by Sasha (Alexandra Rachel Druyan) Sagan

For small creatures such as we

Sasha (Alexandra Rachel Druyan) Sag...

eBook

A charming book, ringing with the joy of existence.' - Richard Dawkins'How often have you asked yourself: What is the meaning of life? Sasha Sagan finds it everywhere - with her family, around the world, and especially among the stars... Read her work;...

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She rises late and her kids make her breakfast by Kerri L. Pomarolli

She rises late and her kids make her breakfast

Kerri L. Pomarolli

eBook

Make Time for God--and Ice Cream! Want a deeper relationship with God, but with the clock constantly ticking down the rounds, you can't seem to find the time? Kerri Pomarolli, a comedian and mom living life in LA, knows all about the never-ending search...

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Breaking and mending by Joanna (Psychiatrist) Cannon

Breaking and mending

Joanna (Psychiatrist) Cannon

eBook

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The Markandeya Purana

The Markandeya Purana

eBook

A marvellous amalgam of mythology and metaphysics, the Markandeya Purana unfolds as a series of conversations, in which the sage Markandeya is asked to answer some deeper questions raised by events in the Mahabharata. These illuminating exchanges evolve...

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Beauty by Bri Lee

Beauty

Bri Lee

eBook

You were either fit and trim or you weren't working hard enough. Your body was how you conveyed wealth and status to your peers, it was a personality trait, a symbol of goodness and values: an ethical ideal. In recent decades women have made momentous...

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The Herald Diary by Ken Smith

The Herald Diary

Ken Smith

eBook

What are folk desperate for these days? A laugh, we reckon. And fortunately the readers of The Herald newspaper agree, as over the past year they have sent the newspaper's Diary column their funniest moments, whether it's about the daft things that happen...

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Something is Killing the Children. no. 2 by James Tynion

Something is Killing the Children. no. 2

James Tynion

eBook

Children are dying in the town of Archer's Peak and the ones who survive bring back terrible stories. A strange woman named Erica Slaughter has appeared and says she fights these monsters behind the murders, but that can't possibly be true. Monsters ...

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Firefly, no. 10 by Greg Pak

Firefly, no. 10

Greg Pak

eBook

REVOLUTION! Zoe has finally returned with a Browncoat army to save Mal and depose Boss Moon. But a lot has changed since she left--and she has no way to know that Mal and Boss Moon are allies, bound by mutual respect. With the Browncoats taking over ...

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The daughter from a wishing tree by author Sudhā Mūrti

The daughter from a wishing tree

author Sudhā Mūrti

eBook

Did you know that the Trinity often turned to goddesses to defeat the asuras?Did you know that the first clone in the world was created by a woman?The women in Indian mythology might be fewer in number, but their stories of strength and mystery in the...

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My brother, Muhammad Ali by Rahaman Ali

My brother, Muhammad Ali

Rahaman Ali

eBook

'Rahaman has, at last, written the definitive biography on his late brother, which tells the real Ali story' - Mike TysonMore words have been written about Muhammad Ali than almost anyone else. He was, without doubt, the world's most-loved sportsman....

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Once & Future. no. 3 by Kieron Gillen

Once & Future. no. 3

Kieron Gillen

eBook

Gran and Duncan are in a race against time to get back to the Otherworld. The sword in the stone awaits, and he who pulls the sword from the stone becomes King.

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Flying with memories by Lucia Dărămuș

Flying with memories

Lucia Dărămuș

eBook

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You'll never see daylight again by Michaella McCollum

You'll never see daylight again

Michaella McCollum

eBook

Michaella was just a regular girl, spending the summer working at a bar in Ibiza, until she was approached by a man who asked her if she'd like to make some quick, easy money...and her decision would change her life forever. Her image was broadcast all...

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The Reasonability of Marriage In A Changing World by Anderson Henry. Ruffin

The Reasonability of Marriage In A Changing World

Anderson Henry. Ruffin

eBook

Society once based its actions on Christian absolute values built on biblical principles. Christian absolutes are those truths and standards of Scriptures which cannot change. They are becoming less affirmative and less practical in the world today. We...

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When Werewolves Attack by Del Howison

When Werewolves Attack

Del Howison

eBook

The history of lycanthrope stretches back to man's beginnings. From cave drawings and tribal folklore, from the Inquisition to the 20th Century, man's fascination with werewolves has never wavered. New information is uncovered daily and the field of study...

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Hell is round the corner by 1968- author. Tricky

Hell is round the corner

1968- author. Tricky

eBook

Tricky is one of the most original music artists to emerge from the UK in the past 30 years. His signature sound, coupled with deep, questioning lyrics, took the UK by storm in the early 1990s and was part of the soundtrack that defined the post-rave...

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Super Green Super Easy by Sally Obermeder

Super Green Super Easy

Sally Obermeder

eBook

Easy and deliciously nourishing salads, one-pot meals, bowls, one-tray wonders, smoothies and snacks from the authors of the mega-bestselling Super Green Smoothies.

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Reinforcement Learning Algorithms with Python by Andrea Lonza

Reinforcement Learning Algorithms with Python

Andrea Lonza

eBook

With this book, you will understand the core concepts and techniques of reinforcement learning. You will take a look into each RL algorithm and will develop your own self-learning algorithms and models. You will optimize the algorithms for better pre...

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Herbal beauty by Caleb (Caleb J.) Warnock

Herbal beauty

Caleb (Caleb J.) Warnock

eBook

Self-sufficiency expert Caleb Warnock teams up with certified master herbalist Kirsten Skirvin to write Herbal Beauty: All-Natural Skin, Body, and Hair Care. Advice and recipes for homemade beauty products include: All-natural shampoo, Skin care, Lot...

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101 amazing uses for apple cider vinegar by Susan (Holistic nutritional consultant) Branson

101 amazing uses for apple cider vinegar

Susan (Holistic nutritional consultant)...

eBook

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Copenhagen Cult Recipes by Susie Theodorou

Copenhagen Cult Recipes

Susie Theodorou

eBook

Home-cook recipes that channel the heart and hygge of Danish lifestyle and location shots from one of the world's most instagrammable cities.

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Rust Programming Cookbook by Claus Matzinger

Rust Programming Cookbook

Claus Matzinger

eBook

This book comes with a lot of application-specific recipes to kick-start your development of real-world high-performance applications with the Rust programming language and integrating Rust units into your existing applications. You will find 80 prac...

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Becoming free by Christy Monson

Becoming free

Christy Monson

eBook

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Learn React Hooks by Daniel Bugl

Learn React Hooks

Daniel Bugl

eBook

This ultimate guide on React Hooks helps you modernize managing state and effects in React apps using Hooks. You will learn various types of Hooks and how it integrates with Context and Suspense APIs. You will create custom Hooks and learn to use Hooks...

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Testing Vue. js Components with Jest by Alex Jover. Morales

Testing Vue. js Components with Jest

Alex Jover. Morales

eBook

Through this comprehensive guide, you'll learn several techniques to develop robust and bug-free applications, including shallow rendering, snapshot testing, and dependency mocking.

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101 amazing uses for coconut oil by Susan (Holistic nutritional consultant) Branson

101 amazing uses for coconut oil

Susan (Holistic nutritional consultant)...

eBook

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Before I forget by Geoffrey Blainey

Before I forget

Geoffrey Blainey

eBook

Now in his late-eighties, and listed by the National Trust as a 'Living Treasure', in Before I Forget Geoffrey Blainey reflects on his humble beginnings as the son of a Methodist Minister and school teacher, one of five children, and a carefree childhood...

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Sur/petition by Edward De Bono

Sur/petition

Edward De Bono

eBook

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Mud and Stars by Sara Wheeler

Mud and Stars

Sara Wheeler

eBook

There is a literal Russian landscape, and there is its emotional, literary counterpart. In Mud and Stars, award-winning writer Sara Wheeler sets out to explore both. With the writers of the Golden Age as her guides - Pushkin, Tolstoy, Gogol and Turgenev,...

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Arafat and Abbas by Menachem Klein

Arafat and Abbas

Menachem Klein

eBook

This landmark volume presents vivid and intimate portraits of Palestinian Presidents Yasser Arafat and Mahmoud Abbas, revealing the impact these different personalities have had on the struggle for national self-determination. Arafat and Abbas lived ...

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Die Klinik by Noah Gordon

Die Klinik

Noah Gordon

eBook

A razor-sharp hospital drama by the author of the international best-sellers The Physician and Shaman. At Suffolk County General Hospital, three brilliant young men are brought together by their ambition and passionate dedication to life

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How to window box by Chantal Aida Gordon

How to window box

Chantal Aida Gordon

eBook

From the founders of the popular gardening blog The Horticult comes a guide to the window box, the container garden that is by far the most accessible garden for any skill level, space, or quality of light. The sixteen indoor and outdoor projects range...

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Troubleshooting & Maintaining Your PC All-in-One For Dummies by Dan Gookin

Troubleshooting & Maintaining Your PC All-in-One For Dummies

Dan Gookin

eBook

Stop being a prisoner to your PC! Need a PC problem fixed in a pinch? Presto! Troubleshooting & Maintaining Your PC All-in-One For Dummies offers 5 books in 1 and takes the pain out of wading through those incomprehensible manuals, or waiting for a h...

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