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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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The first, the few, the only by Deepa Purushothaman

The first, the few, the only

Deepa Purushothaman

eBook

"A deeply personal call to action for women of color to find power from within and join together in community, advocating for a new corporate environment where we all belong-and are accepted-on our own terms"--

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The Teen Interpreter by Terri Apter

The Teen Interpreter

Terri Apter

eBook

The Teen Interpreter is a generous roadmap for enjoying the most challenging, and rewarding, parenting years. Once children hit adolescence, it seems as if overnight "I love you" becomes "leave me alone," and any question from a parent can be dismissed...

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The everything guide to remote work by Jill Duffy

The everything guide to remote work

Jill Duffy

eBook

"During COVID-19, working from home became the new normal. Now, both employers and employees find that the remote work they were forced to adjust to may be, well, better-financially, sustainably, and even in terms of overall morale and productivity. ...

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There are no accidents by Jessie Singer

There are no accidents

Jessie Singer

eBook

"A journalist recounts the surprising history of accidents and reveals how they've come to define all that's wrong with America. We hear it all the time: "Sorry, it was just an accident." And we've been deeply conditioned to just accept that explanation...

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Between me and myself by Sandra A. Willson

Between me and myself

Sandra A. Willson

eBook

On 29 April 1959, Sandra Willson, a twenty-year-old trainee psychiatric nurse from Paddington, devastated by the break-up of her relationship with her female lover, left her home and hailed a taxi. Asking the driver to take her to a remote location on...

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Including you by C. T. Ross

Including you

C. T. Ross

eBook

Why should you strive to make your internal communications more inclusive?Employees who feel a sense of belonging in their workplaces are more successful, more influential, and contribute more. With a bottom line like that, the choice is clear. Whether...

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Everything I need I get from you by Kaitlyn Tiffany

Everything I need I get from you

Kaitlyn Tiffany

eBook

"A thrilling and riotous dive into the world of superfandom, One Direction, and the fangirls who shaped the social internet"--

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January fifteenth by Rachel Swirsky

January fifteenth

Rachel Swirsky

eBook

"One of the best speculative writers of the last decade."--John ScalziJanuary Fifteenth--the day all Americans receive their annual Universal Basic Income payment. For Hannah, a middle-aged mother, today is the anniversary of the day she took her two...

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God is dead by Andy McGrath

God is dead

Andy McGrath

eBook

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Storm from the East by Robert Marshall

Storm from the East

Robert Marshall

eBook

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The precipice of mental health by Achea Redd

The precipice of mental health

Achea Redd

eBook

The mental health crisis is worse than ever: In an age of increasing isolation, insecurity, and loss, people are suffering, and not everyone is able to afford or access the help that they need. Mental health activist Achea Redd wants to change that, ...

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How to live your life by Ruskin Bond

How to live your life

Ruskin Bond

eBook

It's a letter with advice ... it's Ruskin Bond's definition of Life!Be whatever you want to be ... Give it your heart and soul, and you will have made something of your life, my friend. You are all my sons and daughters when it comes to telling you --HOW...

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Legends of drag by Harry James Hanson

Legends of drag

Harry James Hanson

eBook

Drag has officially transcended the underground and exploded into the mainstream. Queens have more visibility than ever, and it's been hard won through decades of perseverance, imagination, and intergenerational support within local drag communities....

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The devil took her by Michael Botur

The devil took her

Michael Botur

eBook

Melanie's increasingly disturbing journal entries have to be delusional ravings--if they're not, there's something terrible out there, snatching runaways in the night and spiriting them off to somewhere unspeakable. In his debut collection of horror ...

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Dirty pictures by Brian Doherty

Dirty pictures

Brian Doherty

eBook

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Dear Papa

Dear Papa

eBook

"An intimate and illuminating glimpse at Ernest Hemingway as a father, revealed through a selection of letters he and his son Patrick exchanged over the span of twenty years. In the public imagination, Ernest Hemingway looms larger than life. But the...

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Jack Reacher by Lee Child

Jack Reacher

Lee Child

eBook

"In this short piece, the creator of Jack Reacher shares the origins of the ex-military cop who now makes use of his skills in the civilian world--a place where he never feels quite at home. In addition, Lee Child reflects on writing and his own life...

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Lincoln Rhyme by Jeffery Deaver

Lincoln Rhyme

Jeffery Deaver

eBook

"Winner of multiple awards including the Edgar Grand Master, Jeffery Deaver presents a tale and a brief biography of the quadriplegic crime-scene expert who provides his services to the New York Police Department--as well as federal and international...

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A dream of a woman by Casey Plett

A dream of a woman

Casey Plett

eBook

"Centering transgender women seeking stable, adult lives, A Dream of a Woman finds quiet truths in prairie high-rises and New York warehouses, and in freezing Canadian winters and drizzly Oregon days. In "Hazel and Christopher," two childhood friends...

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Redesigning work by Lynda Gratton

Redesigning work

Lynda Gratton

eBook

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Where the money is by Adam Seessel

Where the money is

Adam Seessel

eBook

A fresh, value-based guide to making money in a stock market now dominated by tech stocks. Technological change is reshaping the economy in a way not witnessed since Henry Ford introduced the assembly line. A little more than ten years ago, only two of...

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Becoming a gardener by Catie Marron

Becoming a gardener

Catie Marron

eBook

"Filled with specially commissioned color photography, watercolors, and fine art, Becoming a Gardener is a beautifully designed first-hand account of what it means to become a gardener. Catie Marron details her experience over eighteen months, documenting...

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Tools by Jeff Waldman

Tools

Jeff Waldman

eBook

Featuring over 500 entries on tools categorized by function, Compendium of Tools is a celebration of home improvement and skilled craftwork. The book covers a variety of tools used by amateurs, both hand tools and power tools, and offers some backgro...

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My pretty brown doll by Yolanda (Crochet expert) Jordan

My pretty brown doll

Yolanda (Crochet expert) Jordan

eBook

Presents a collection of customizable patterns for African American dolls, with patterns for clothing and detailing techniques.

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Seen and Unseen by Marc Lamont. Hill

Seen and Unseen

Marc Lamont. Hill

eBook

"A riveting exploration of how the power of visual media over the last few years has shifted the narrative on race and reignited the push towards justice by the New York Times bestselling author of the "worthy and necessary" (The New York Times) Nobody...

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Tax Secrets Of The Rich by Allan Mason

Tax Secrets Of The Rich

Allan Mason

eBook

Ever wondered how the wealthy seem to pay less tax than the average person?As the saying goes, there are only two things certain in life: death and taxes. While tax may be a boring subject, unfortunately it is something we all need to master. In this...

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Direct by Kathryn Judge

Direct

Kathryn Judge

eBook

"An expert on financial markets and regulation explains how middlemen like Amazon, Walmart, and big banks have become so powerful and have entrenched their dominance in the market, providing tips for readers so they can engage in more direct, ethical...

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Essential tennis by Ian Westermann

Essential tennis

Ian Westermann

eBook

The essential book from online tennis coaching sensation Ian Westermann, founder of EssentialTennis.comWhat's the number one thing stopping you from playing your best tennis?Ian Westermann, founder of the world's #1 online tennis instruction portal,....

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

The 7 habits of highly effective families

Stephen R. Covey

eBook

Fully revised and Updated!A new edition Stephen R. Covey's New York Times bestselling classic to help you create and sustain a strong family culture in a turbulent world The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Families is a practical guide to navigating the...

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What are Viruses? by MyJoVE Corporation

What are Viruses?

MyJoVE Corporation

eBook

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The queen by Andrew Morton

The queen

Andrew Morton

eBook

For years she prayed for her mother to give birth to a son. She longed to be spared her destiny as Britain's future Queen. Her dream was to live in the country surrounded by children, dogs and horses. But Elizabeth did her duty, the young princess pl...

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Somewhere we are human

Somewhere we are human

eBook

"Introduction by Pulitzer Prize-winning author Viet Thanh Nguyen-- A unique collection of 44 groundbreaking essays, poems, and artwork by migrants, refugees and Dreamers-including award-winning writers, artists, and activists-that illuminate what it is...

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How you get famous by Nicole Pasulka

How you get famous

Nicole Pasulka

eBook

"A madcap adventure through a tight-knit world of drag performers making art and mayhem in the greatest city on earth. Ten years ago, an aimless coat check girl better known today as Merrie Cherry sweet-talked her boss into giving her $100 to host a drag...

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Too Migrant, Too Muslim, Too Loud by Mehreen Faruqi

Too Migrant, Too Muslim, Too Loud

Mehreen Faruqi

eBook

A no-holds-barred memoir and outspoken manifesto from Senator, role model, and modern Australian hero Mehreen Faruqi.

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Saved by cake by Marian Keyes

Saved by cake

Marian Keyes

eBook

"Learn to bake with Britain's favourite women's fiction author Marian Keyes, in her startlingly honest cook-book Saved by Cake. Saved by Cake gives an extremely honest account of Marian Keyes' battle with depression, and how baking has helped her. A ...

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You are not a before picture by Alex Light

You are not a before picture

Alex Light

eBook

"An urgent, enlightening and empowering guide to disavowing diet culture and learning to make peace with our bodies, from body confidence and anti-diet advocate, Alex Light. When we look in the mirror, so many of us see a 'before' picture: the miserable...

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The sunny nihilist by Wendy Syfret

The sunny nihilist

Wendy Syfret

eBook

"In an era defined by stress and selfishness, self-care, and obsessive individuality, emptiness can offer peace. A balm for the soul of burnt-out Millennials - disillusioned with the search for meaning through career success, a beautiful life and a b...

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When they win, you win by Russ Laraway

When they win, you win

Russ Laraway

eBook

From the legendary Silicon Valley manager who inspired Radical Candor, the three simple rules for creating happy, engaged teams.Businesses everywhere are plagued by managers who seem to think that keeping their staff miserable is the best way to deli...

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Raising antiracist children by Britt Hawthorne

Raising antiracist children

Britt Hawthorne

eBook

A must-have guide to raising inclusive, antiracist children from educator and advocate, Britt Hawthorne.Raising antiracist children is a noble goal for any parent, caregiver, or educator, but it can be hard to know where to start. Let Britt Hawthorne...

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Endless forms by Seirian Sumner

Endless forms

Seirian Sumner

eBook

'A funny and beautifully written welcome to the enigmatic, weird and wonderful world of wasps' DAVE GOULSON, author of SILENT EARTH There may be no insect with a worse reputation than the wasp, and none guarding so many undiscovered wonders. Where bees...

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Speaking in tongues by Tom Tilley

Speaking in tongues

Tom Tilley

eBook

From the outside, Tom Tilley's childhood seemed ordinary. The first son of a pastor, he grew up in a beautiful country town where life revolved around football, his loving family and their Pentecostal faith. But behind church doors, a strictly enforced...

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Bi by Julia Shaw

Bi

Julia Shaw

eBook

"Significant strides have been made in recent years in the movement for LGBTQ+ rights, visibility and empowerment, but the conversation is far from over. After years of feeling the crushing dearth of information on bisexuality, psychological scientist...

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Speak up! by Amy H. Handlin

Speak up!

Amy H. Handlin

eBook

Speak Up! teaches students how and why they should reach out and connect with their professors. Author Amy Handlin provides thoughtful and strategic advice based on her 25+ years of teaching and advising experience. Students know it's important to connect...

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Our wild farming life by Lynn Cassells

Our wild farming life

Lynn Cassells

eBook

"As seen on the BBC's This Farming Life The inspirational story of Lynbreck Croft-a regenerative Scottish farm rooted in local food, community, and the dreams of two women. Lynn and Sandra left their friends, family, and jobs in England to travel north...

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IIan Flemming's war by Mark (Writer on naval Simmons

IIan Flemming's war

Mark (Writer on naval Simmons

eBook

The first book to explore in detail the link between the work of Ian Fleming at Naval Intelligence during the Second World War and the 007 plots.

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A time code by Ruth Ozeki

A time code

Ruth Ozeki

eBook

"A revelatory short memoir from the bestselling author of A TALE FOR THE TIME BEING and Zen Buddhist priest Ruth Ozeki about how her face has shaped and been shaped by her life. What did your face look like before your parents were born? In THE FACE:...

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The 'Bad' Girl's guide to better by Casey Beros

The 'Bad' Girl's guide to better

Casey Beros

eBook

For fans of Fleabag and Bridget Jones, this is a tongue-in-cheek self-help guide for those who've failed, f*cked up and felt bad about themselves - written by health journalist Casey Beros, who wishes she'd learned a few fundamental truths in life a ...

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Did Muhammad exist? by Robert Spencer

Did Muhammad exist?

Robert Spencer

eBook

Is there any sound historical evidence that the prophet of Islam actually existed, or is the entire story of Muhammad fable or fiction?It is a question that few have thought--or dared--to ask. Virtually everyone, Muslim and non-Muslim alike, takes for...

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Outlander kitchen by Theresa Carle-Sanders

Outlander kitchen

Theresa Carle-Sanders

eBook

With the discovery of a New World comes an explosion of culinary possibilities. The later novels in Diana Gabaldon's Outlander series and the Lord John Grey series have Jamie, Claire, Lord John, and friends embark on their revolutionary adventures across...

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My invented country by Isabel Allende

My invented country

Isabel Allende

eBook

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Knowing the song by Colin Gibson

Knowing the song

Colin Gibson

eBook

Starting with the New Zealand Supplement to With One Voice in 1982, the New Zealand Hymnbook Trust has worked faithfully to make the best contemporary, local hymns available to churches and choirs in our country. Their key music books - Alleluia Aote...

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Currently between husbands by Cathrine Mahoney

Currently between husbands

Cathrine Mahoney

eBook

Trust me, there is life and love (and plenty of laughter) after divorce, even when your ex is one of Australia's highest profile sport stars. Actually, I Don't Like Cricket Or Blow Jobs! (And to be honest, I suck at both.) Yes, that was what I origin...

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Three sheets to the wind by Adam Courtenay

Three sheets to the wind

Adam Courtenay

eBook

How a motley crew of merchant seamen walked 600 miles to save 7000 gallons of rum By the bestselling author of The Ship That Never Was When, in 1796, Calcutta-based Scottish merchants Campbell & Clark dispatched an Indian ship hurriedly renamed the Sydney...

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All in by W. Allen. Morris

All in

W. Allen. Morris

eBook

All In: Risking Everything for Everything that Matters by author W. Allen Morris is a freedom manual for hard-driving, success-oriented leaders who are ready to explore the terra incognita of their hidden self in order to find and experience the life...

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The invisible Trauma by Dave Morgan

The invisible Trauma

Dave Morgan

eBook

"In any war the health of a fit soldier can drastically change in an instant and so it was for the men and women in the Vietnam war. While the consequences of major physical injury from a high velocity gunshot wound or from shrapnel from an exploding...

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Ariella Nyssa's self-love bible by Ariella Nyssa

Ariella Nyssa's self-love bible

Ariella Nyssa

eBook

Are you ready to celebrate yourself - every part of you? Ariella Nyssa has inspired hundreds of thousands of people with her personal story and message of body confidence. In this interactive guide, she shares her experiences and advice as she invites...

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Standing in my own shoes

Standing in my own shoes

eBook

21 Kiwi Olympians and Paralympians share what they learned about 'success' from their experiences in Tokyo. Some of the athletes recorded themselves speaking the letters. There are letters from athletes like Lisa Carrington, Hamish Bond and Lydia Ko....

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The enduring, invisible, and ubiquitous centrality of whiteness

The enduring, invisible, and ubiquitous centrality of whiteness

eBook

"A comprehensive collection on the topic of whiteness from writers in the field of mental health and activism. An up-front, close, and fresh examination of the impact of whiteness and how it contributes to our troubled race relationships, this book posits...

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Cues by Vanessa van Edwards

Cues

Vanessa van Edwards

eBook

"It's not enough to have great ideas. You also need to know how to communicate them. What makes someone charismatic? Why do some people captivate a room, while others have trouble managing a small meeting? What makes some ideas spread, while other good...

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Fishing in the good old days by Robert Kearney

Fishing in the good old days

Robert Kearney

eBook

A reflection on the fishing exploits of yore contrasted against our changing environment. Bob Kearney has been addicted to recreational fishing and is a devout keeper of the legends and lore of the Australian angler. He is also a world authority on f...

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Ko au ko e tama Niue by David Riley

Ko au ko e tama Niue

David Riley

eBook

Fourteen Niue young people worked with teacher-writer David Riley, to bring you this book - Ko Au Ko e Tama Niue. The stories they've written demonstrate their immense pride in being Niue. You'll read about a beloved ancestor, swimming in Niue, fishing...

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South Island tiny house by Corianne Holmes

South Island tiny house

Corianne Holmes

eBook

"Back in 2014, my husband and I risked everything to move to New Zealand to start a new life together. A tiny house on wheels was never part of our original plans but I can't imagine what our lives would be like if we hadn't built the South Island...

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Cross stitch for the earth by Emma Congdon

Cross stitch for the earth

Emma Congdon

eBook

Stitch for a greener future with this stunning collection of environment and nature-focused designs from leading cross-stitch designer Emma Congdon. Whether it's a plea to save the bees, clean up the oceans, appreciate nature, or unplug from technology,...

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A dolphin called Jock by Melody Horrill

A dolphin called Jock

Melody Horrill

eBook

When Melody Horrill began communications at the University of South Australia she was a troubled and lost young woman, hiding behind a carefully crafted exterior. She had experienced a lifetime of emotional and physical trauma mainly at the hands of ...

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Speak by Tunde Oyeneyin

Speak

Tunde Oyeneyin

eBook

"SPEAK is a book about how to transform grief, setbacks and flaws into growth, self-confidence and triumph, from the massively popular Peloton instructor and fitness personality Tunde Oyeneyin. On any given day, thousands of devoted people clip into their...

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The Press by Arthur O'Connor

The Press

Arthur O'Connor

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Poems & fragments by author Sappho

Poems & fragments

author Sappho

eBook

This second, expanded edition of Josephine Balmer's classic translation of the Greek poet Sappho has new, recently-discovered fragments, including the Brothers Poem, the Kypris Song and the Cologne Fragment. In a new essay on these additions she discusses...

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Burning questions by Margaret Atwood

Burning questions

Margaret Atwood

eBook

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Straits by Felipe Fernandez-Armesto

Straits

Felipe Fernandez-Armesto

eBook

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Rough draft by Katy Tur

Rough draft

Katy Tur

eBook

-- Rough Draft Intimate and captivating, Rough DraftTo what extent do we each get to write our own story?

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Autobiography by Angela Y. (Angela Yvonne) Davis

Autobiography

Angela Y. (Angela Yvonne) Davis

eBook

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1Q84 by Haruki Murakami

1Q84

Haruki Murakami

eBook

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Homesickness by Colin Barrett

Homesickness

Colin Barrett

eBook

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Living lightly by Nicola (Nicola Joan) Turner

Living lightly

Nicola (Nicola Joan) Turner

eBook

"The food we eat, the clothes we wear, the stuff we buy, the waste we create - how we consume is having a massive impact on our own wellbeing, and the wellbeing of the planet. How do you reduce your impact when you don't want to compromise your lifestyle?...

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The beginner's guide to oil painting by Craig Stephens

The beginner's guide to oil painting

Craig Stephens

eBook

"Craig Stephens has a simple motto for painting: With a brush, some paints and a willingness to learn, anyone can do it. With that mindset, Craig takes his most essential lessons, boils them down to their basics and teaches you everything you need to...

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The red of my blood by Clover Stroud

The red of my blood

Clover Stroud

eBook

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Partnering by Jean Oelwang

Partnering

Jean Oelwang

eBook

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Island notes by Tim Higham

Island notes

Tim Higham

eBook

An off-grid house on Aotea Great Barrier Island promises to fulfil one man's dreams, until cracks start to appear. Part Man Alone, part love story, Island Notes explores questions of belonging, loss and impermanence and whether the life, seas and forests...

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Rumours of spring by Farah Bashir

Rumours of spring

Farah Bashir

eBook

"Rumours of Spring is the unforgettable account of Farah Bashir’s adolescence spent in Srinagar in the 1990s. As Indian troops and militants battle across the cityscape and violence becomes the new normal, a young schoolgirl finds that ordinary...

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Supernatural by Michael S. Heiser

Supernatural

Michael S. Heiser

eBook

Dr. Michael S. Heiser, a Scholar-in-Residence at Faithlife Corporation, presents fifteen years of research on what the Bible says about the unseen world of the supernatural unfiltered by tradition or by theological presuppositions. People shouldn't b...

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Wild nights

Wild nights

eBook

"In this soul-stirring collection of timeless verse, five legendary female poets address life's pains and sorrows as well as its joys and renewals. The poems appeal to the heart, providing companionship on the rugged path that all must tread. The ros...

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Poisoned heart by Vera Ramone King

Poisoned heart

Vera Ramone King

eBook

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