Auckland Libraries: eBooks nonfiction new titles

eBooks nonfiction new titles

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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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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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The twilight saga. Part 2 Breaking dawn. by Carter Burwell

The twilight saga. Part 2 Breaking dawn.

Carter Burwell

eBook

"Solo piano arrangements of ten dramatic tunes from Carter Burwell's score to the final Twilight installment..."--Publisher's description.

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The saddest songs ever

The saddest songs ever

eBook

"Grab your tissues with this collection of 40 heart-wrenching piano/vocal/guitar arrangements of classic and contemporary songs..."--Publisher's description.

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Real R & B book. C instruments

Real R & B book. C instruments

eBook

Popular songs and R&B melodies for C instruments, in lead sheet format; includes chord symbols. The songs are arranged alphabetically by title. Lyrics are included in the lead sheets for each song.

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The new standards

The new standards

eBook

"64 pop hits which have become modern-day standards are included in this collection for piano, voice and guitar..."--Publisher's description.

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The Muppets

The Muppets

eBook

"The first foray in a dozen years from our felt friends, The Muppets has been delighting theatre audiences. Here are 12 great songs from the hit-packed soundtrack..."--Publisher's description.

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The most requested pop/folk songs

The most requested pop/folk songs

eBook

"60 songs including: Aquarius ; At seventeen ; Brand new key ; Fire and rain ; Longer ; Oh happy day ; Suzanne ; Take me home, country roads ; Where have all the flowers gone?"--Cover.

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The most requested jazz standards

The most requested jazz standards

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75 jazz classics arranged for piano, vocal and guitar.

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Didn't see that coming by Rachel (Event planner) Hollis

Didn't see that coming

Rachel (Event planner) Hollis

eBook

"Mega-bestselling author, teacher and self-help leader Rachel Hollis offers her devoted followers and new readers alike a short guide to seizing difficult moments for the learning experiences they are and finding value in them"--

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Mill town by Kerri Arsenault

Mill town

Kerri Arsenault

eBook

A galvanizing and powerful debut, Mill Town is an American story, a human predicament, and a moral wake-up call that asks: what are we willing to tolerate and whose lives are we willing to sacrifice for our own survival' Kerri Arsenault grew up in the...

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You're not enough (and that's okay) by Allie Beth Stuckey

You're not enough (and that's okay)

Allie Beth Stuckey

eBook

"Is the pressure to "lean in," "wash your face," and believe you are a "badass" actually making you miserable? Well, there's good news: you don't have to give in. When faced with disappointment, self-doubt, and failure, we rely on positivity mantras and...

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Librarian tales by William Ottens

Librarian tales

William Ottens

eBook

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Doesn't hurt to ask by Trey Gowdy

Doesn't hurt to ask

Trey Gowdy

eBook

"The former federal prosecutor and congressman for South Carolina breaks down the art of persuasion into a few shockingly simple, easy-to-follow, and proven steps that will help readers win arguments, gain support for their cause, and convey their me...

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A black man in Trumpland by Issac J. Bailey

A black man in Trumpland

Issac J. Bailey

eBook

"An award-winning journalist deals forthrightly with what it means to be black in Trump Country. In A Black Man in Trumpland, South Carolina-based journalist Issac J. Bailey reflects on a wide range of topics that have been increasingly dividing Amer...

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I am these truths by Sunny Hostin

I am these truths

Sunny Hostin

eBook

The co-host of "The View" and ABC News senior legal correspondent traces her journey from a biracial child in a South Bronx housing project to a successful and influential Washington, D.C. attorney and journalist.

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Houseplants for all by Danae Horst

Houseplants for all

Danae Horst

eBook

"A guide to selecting and growing plants for your home, including a plant profile quiz"--

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Aoc

Aoc

eBook

With a preface by Keegan-Michael Key In the vein of Notorious RBG, seventeen writers explore the multiple meanings of a young Latina politician who has already made history. From the moment Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez beat a ten-term incumbent in the pr...

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You are never alone by Max Lucado

You are never alone

Max Lucado

eBook

Friend, do you ever find yourself convinced that no one cares' That no one can help you, hear you, or heed your call'If so, I have an encouraging word: you are not alone. I don't mean you aren't alone infeelingalone. I mean you are not alone, period....

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The last stargazers by Emily Levesque

The last stargazers

Emily Levesque

eBook

The story of the people who see beyond the stars Humans from the earliest civilizations were spellbound by the night sky-craning their necks each night, they used the stars to orient themselves in the large, strange world around them. Stargazing is a...

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You ought to do a story about me by Ted Jackson

You ought to do a story about me

Ted Jackson

eBook

"This masterpiece of dogged and loving reporting will astonish you and touch your heart. The struggles and quest for redemption of football star Jackie Wallace make for a fall-from-grace tale that's both unsettling and uplifting."--Walter Isaacson, author...

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Compromised by Peter Strzok

Compromised

Peter Strzok

eBook

"When he opened the FBI investigation into Russia's election interference, Peter Strzok had already spent more than two decades defending the United States against foreign threats. His career in counterintelligence ended shortly thereafter, when the ...

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The Socrates Express by Eric Weiner

The Socrates Express

Eric Weiner

eBook

The New York Times bestselling author of The Geography of Bliss embarks on a rollicking intellectual journey, following in the footsteps of history's greatest thinkers and showing us how each'from Epicurus to Gandhi, Thoreau to Beauvoir'offers practical...

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Ace by Angela Chen

Ace

Angela Chen

eBook

"Ace" delves into the lives of those who identify using the little-known sexual orientation of asexuality and shows what all of us can learn-about desire, identity, culture, and relationships-when we use an asexual lens to see the world"--

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Modern comfort food by Ina Garten

Modern comfort food

Ina Garten

eBook

A collection of all-new soul-satisfying dishes from America's favorite home cook! In Modern Comfort Food, Ina Garten shares 85 new recipes that will feed your deepest cravings. Many of these dishes are inspired by childhood favorites--but with the vo...

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Just feed me by Jessie James Decker

Just feed me

Jessie James Decker

eBook

Country star Jessie James Decker shares her favorite meals, from comforting soups to recipes that the whole family will love.

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Welcome home by Myquillyn Smith

Welcome home

Myquillyn Smith

eBook

"Welcome Home is your guide to embracing the four seasons and celebrations at home, with more fun and less fuss. Myquillyn Smith will help you use your home the way you've always dreamed, as you become a hustle-free hostess and infuse your Cozy Minimalist...

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How to lead by David M. Rubenstein

How to lead

David M. Rubenstein

eBook

"The essential leadership playbook. Learn the principles and guiding philosophies of Bill Gates, Jeff Bezos, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Warren Buffet, Oprah, and many others through illuminating conversations about their remarkable lives and careers"--

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27 essential principles of story by Daniel Joshua Rubin

27 essential principles of story

Daniel Joshua Rubin

eBook

Open your notebook, take out your pen, and welcome a bold new approach to teaching the art of great storytelling. In 27 lessons, drawn from 27 critical moments at the heart of 27 diverse narratives'from plays, novels, movies, television, and even songs...

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Sugar Shock

Sugar Shock

eBook

Discover how to identify hidden sugar traps in your food while reducing your sugar intake, losing weight, and improving your overall health Did you know that you may be consuming the equivalent of 22 teaspoons of added sugar a day? Added sugar are in...

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We're better than this by Elijah Cummings

We're better than this

Elijah Cummings

eBook

Baltimore Congressman Elijah Cummings was known for saying "We're better than this." He said it in Baltimore, a city on the verge of explosion over police treatment of citizens. He said it in Congress when microphones were shut down, barring free speech....

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The writer's library

The writer's library

eBook

"Moving, joyful, and insightful collection of conversations with today's living literary legends about the books that changed their lives, made them think, and brought them joy, from 'American's Librarian' Nancy Pearl and noted playwright Jeff Schwag...

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How to they/them by Stuart Getty

How to they/them

Stuart Getty

eBook

"Ever wonder what "nonbinary" or "gender nonconforming" really means? Why would someone choose to identify that way? And how the heck do you use "they/them" pronouns for a singular person - isn't it supposed to be plural? This charming and disarming ...

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Everything Beautiful in Its Time: Seasons of Love and Loss by Jenna Bush Hager

Everything Beautiful in Its Time: Seasons of Love and Loss

Jenna Bush Hager

eBook

"The former first daughter and granddaughter ... shares moving, funny stories about her beloved grandparents and the wisdom they passed on that has shaped her life"--

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Chaat by Maneet Chauhan

Chaat

Maneet Chauhan

eBook

Explore the bold flavors, regional dishes, and stunning scenery of India with Chopped judge and James Beard Award-winning chef Maneet Chauhan. In Chaat, Maneet Chauhan explores India's most iconic, delicious, and fun-to-eat foods coming from and inspired...

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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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Money hacks by Lisa Rowan

Money hacks

Lisa Rowan

eBook

Achieve all of your financial goals with these 300 easy solutions to all your personal finance questions'from paying off your student loans to managing investments. Are you looking for ways to decrease your spendingand start increasing your savings' Need...

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Eleanor by David Michaelis

Eleanor

David Michaelis

eBook

Prizewinning bestselling author David Michaelis presents a breakthrough portrait of Eleanor Roosevelt, America's longest-serving First Lady, an avatar of democracy whose ever-expanding agency as diplomat, activist, and humanitarian made her one of the...

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His truth is marching on by Jon Meacham

His truth is marching on

Jon Meacham

eBook

"John Lewis, who at age twenty-five marched in Selma and was beaten on the Edmund Pettus Bridge, is a visionary and a man of faith. Using intimate interviews with Lewis and his family and deep research into the history of the civil rights movement, M...

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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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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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101 Disney Songs for Viola

101 Disney Songs for Viola

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! Songs include: Beauty and the Beast * Can You Feel the Love Tonight * A Dream Is a Wish Your Heart Makes * Evermore...

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101 Disney songs for horn

101 Disney songs for horn

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! Songs include: Beauty and the Beast * Can You Feel the Love Tonight * A Dream Is a Wish Your Heart Makes * Evermore...

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100 Most Beautiful Christmas Songs

100 Most Beautiful Christmas Songs

eBook

(Piano/Vocal/Guitar Songbook). Arrangements for piano, voice and guitar of 100 all-time Christmas favorites, both sacred and secular in nature. Includes: Angels We Have Heard on High * Baby, It's Cold Outside * Christmas Time Is Here * Do You Hear What...

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100 Light Classics for Piano Solo

100 Light Classics for Piano Solo

eBook

(Piano Solo Songbook). This unique collection features 100 piano solo arrangements of light classics by George Gershwin, Leroy Anderson, Edith Piaf, and more. Songs include: An American in Paris * Bohemian Rhapsody * Bugler's Holiday * Clair de Lune *...

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100 Christmas Carols for Ukulele

100 Christmas Carols for Ukulele

eBook

(Ukulele). Take the uke along when you go Christmas caroling this year! This massive collection includes 100 of your favorite carols: Angels We Have Heard on High * Away in a Manger * The Boar's Head Carol * Coventry Carol * Deck the Hall * The First...

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O brother, where art thou?

O brother, where art thou?

eBook

(Banjo). This stellar collection contains banjo tab arrangements of 12 bluegrass/folk songs from this Grammy-winning Album of the Year.

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Motown 50th anniversary songbook

Motown 50th anniversary songbook

eBook

"With more than 180 No. 1 hit songs worldwide, Berry Gordy's legendary Motown Records forged the careers of superstars such as Diana Ross & the Supremes, Smokey Robinson & the Miracles, the Four Tops, Stevie Wonder, and the Temptations. Celebrating the...

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Haven't you heard? by Marie Le Conte

Haven't you heard?

Marie Le Conte

eBook

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Life's a banquet by Robin Bennett

Life's a banquet

Robin Bennett

eBook

When life gives you lemons, add ginLife's a Banquet is the unofficial 'guide book' to negotiating your way through life – through education, family life and business, to relationships, marriage, failure and rejection.Aged 21, Robin Bennett was set to...

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Rescued from the ashes by Leokadia Schmidt

Rescued from the ashes

Leokadia Schmidt

eBook

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Social engineering by Michael Erbschloe

Social engineering

Michael Erbschloe

eBook

This book analyzes of the use of social engineering as a tool to hack random systems and target specific systems in several dimensions of society. It shows how social engineering techniques are employed well beyond what hackers do to penetrate comput...

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Mammoth metal

Mammoth metal

eBook

(Guitar Recorded Versions). Shred your axe and thrash your big hair through the air with this jam-packed collection of metal favs in note-for-note guitar trancriptions with tab.

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The boy who disappeared by Valerie Nettles

The boy who disappeared

Valerie Nettles

eBook

On 2 November 1996, sixteen-year-old Damien Nettles went out for the evening with friends in his home town of Cowes, Isle of Wight. CCTV recorded him in a chip shop at approximately 23:40 and then again on the High Street just after midnight. He hasn't...

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Travel goals

Travel goals

eBook

Be inspired and empowered by this collection of transformative travel experiences. From sleeping under the stars or learning a new craft, to more ambitious challenges like taking a big trip alone, helping to rebuild a community or saving an endangered...

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Light masterworks

Light masterworks

eBook

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

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The dog lover's guide to travel by Kelly E. Carter

The dog lover's guide to travel

Kelly E. Carter

eBook

"National Geographic's ultimate resource for traveling with your furry friend features hundreds of dog-friendly places to pamper your pooch, from doggie daycare to canine cruises. Special features include walks you can take with your dog, insider tips...

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Epic rivalry by Von Hardesty

Epic rivalry

Von Hardesty

eBook

Chronicles the epic race to the moon between the United States and the Soviet Union, discussing both countries' space exploration programs, the scientists and political leaders involved, and the key achievements and disasters of both.

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The nature of nature by Enric Sala

The nature of nature

Enric Sala

eBook

"The Nature of Nature explores how the natural world works, outlines the consequences of its unraveling by our activities, and offers practical solutions-with a description of societal and economic benefits. The first ten chapters of this book are a....

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Split by A. S. Patrić

Split

A. S. Patrić

eBook

In this compelling anthology of personal essays, curated by award-winning author Lee Kofman, some of Australia's most beloved writers reveal, for the first time, powerful, occasionally funny and often heartbreaking stories of significant endings and ...

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Kent State by artist Derf

Kent State

artist Derf

eBook

From bestselling author Derf Backderf comes the untold story of the Kent State shootings'timed for the 50th anniversary ' On May 4, 1970, the Ohio National Guard gunned down unarmed college students protesting the Vietnam War at Kent State University....

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