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Success on your own terms by James B. Rosseau

Success on your own terms

James B. Rosseau

eBook

"Passion comes from inside. Stoke it. Setbacks happen. Find your way around, over, and through them. Be willing to receive, then give back. Pay it forward. Many young people--perhaps four out of five or more--are dissatisfied with their jobs. Why bother...

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Sea glass jewelry by Lindsay Furber

Sea glass jewelry

Lindsay Furber

eBook

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Reading style by Jenny Davidson

Reading style

Jenny Davidson

eBook

A professor, critic, and insatiable reader, Jenny Davidson investigates the passions that drive us to fall in love with certain sentences over others and the larger implications of our relationship with writing style. At once playful and serious, immersive...

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Plant-powered for life by Sharon Palmer

Plant-powered for life

Sharon Palmer

eBook

-- Plant-Powered for Life Soon enough, you'll:Collect a plant-powered pantry arsenalMake friends with soySpice it up!Honor the growing seasons of plantsEnjoy sweets--when they're worth it Whatever your starting point, this handy guide (complete with ...

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Liar, temptress, soldier, spy by Karen Abbott

Liar, temptress, soldier, spy

Karen Abbott

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Karen Abbott, the <New York Times</ bestselling author of <Sin in the Second City</ and "pioneer of sizzle history" <(USA Today</), tells the spellbinding true story of four women who risked everything to become spies during the Civil War.</ Karen Ab...

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Learning responsive web design by Clarissa Peterson

Learning responsive web design

Clarissa Peterson

eBook

"Deliver an optimal user experience to all devices-including tablets, smartphones, feature phones, laptops, and large screens-by learning the basics of responsive web design. In this hands-on guide, UX designer Clarissa Peterson explains how responsive...

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How to be a power connector  by Judy Robinett

How to be a power connector

Judy Robinett

eBook

In this book, super-networker Judy Robinett argues that strategic relationship planning should be your top priority. With high-value connections, you'll tap into a dynamic "power grid" of influence guaranteed to accelerate your personal and professio...

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Fetch the Devil by Clint Richmond

Fetch the Devil

Clint Richmond

eBook

In 1938, Hazel Frome, the wife of a powerful executive at Atlas Powder Company, a San Francisco explosives manufacturer, set out on a cross-country motor trip with her twenty-three-year-old daughter, Nancy. When their car broke down in El Paso, Texas,...

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Doctored by Sandeep Jauhar

Doctored

Sandeep Jauhar

eBook

"A memoir-expose of the health-care system by a cardiologist and much-praised author"--Provided by publisher.

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Cupcakes, cookies, and pie, oh, my! by Karen Tack

Cupcakes, cookies, and pie, oh, my!

Karen Tack

eBook

The New York Times best-selling authors of Hello, Cupcake! and What's New, Cupcake' are back, applying their oversized imaginations not just to cupcakes but to cookies, pies, cakes, and other treats, with projects that are more hilarious, more specta...

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Cleo by Helen Brown

Cleo

Helen Brown

eBook

A warm and often funny book about love, loss and redemption. It's also a book about small black cat who helped mend a family's broken hearts by sheer force of her personality.

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Casting off by Emma Bamford

Casting off

Emma Bamford

eBook

As a journalist for the Independent, Emma Bamford is swept along with the London rat race, lost amongst the egos of Fleet Street. Surrounded by budget cuts and bullies, the thrill of a breaking news story is no longer enough. And at 31, still struggling...

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Basic Tagalog For Foreigners And Non-Tagalogs by Paraluman S. Aspillera

Basic Tagalog For Foreigners And Non-Tagalogs

Paraluman S. Aspillera

eBook

Basic Tagalog takes a friendly and innovative approach, emphasizing the structure of the Tagalog language rather than just vocabulary. This user-friendly Tagalog textbook teaches more than 2,000 Tagalog words and expressions with over 500 being added...

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A house in the mountains by Caroline Moorehead

A house in the mountains

Caroline Moorehead

eBook

In the late summer of 1943, when Italy changed sides in the War and the Germans - now their enemies - occupied the north of the country, an Italian Resistance was born. Ada, Frida, Silvia and Bianca were four young Piedmontese women who joined the Re...

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Tasty every day

Tasty every day

eBook

Celebrate every mealtime with full flavour food - faff-free! Whether you're short on time, ingredients or clean pans, this book is packed full of banging dishes that make it easy for you to create and enjoy fancy fare from the comfort of your own home....

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All my cats by Bohumil Hrabal

All my cats

Bohumil Hrabal

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Transcendence by Gaia Vince

Transcendence

Gaia Vince

eBook

Humans are the most successful species on Earth; a planet-altering force of nature. Meanwhile, our closest living relatives, the now-endangered chimpanzees, continue to live as they have for millions of years. Yet we evolved through the same process....

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Don't be evil by Rana Foroohar

Don't be evil

Rana Foroohar

eBook

Today Google and Facebook receive 90% of the world's news ad-spending. Amazon takes half of all ecommerce in the US. Google and Apple operating systems run on all but 1% of cell phones globally. And 80% of corporate wealth is now held by 10% of companies...

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97,196 words by Emmanuel Carrère

97,196 words

Emmanuel Carrère

eBook

97,196 Words introduces Emmanuel Carrère's shorter work to an English-language audience. Featuring more than thirty extraordinary texts written over an illustrious twenty-five-year period of Carrère's creative life, the book shows a remarkable mind at...

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The man who solved the market by Gregory Zuckerman

The man who solved the market

Gregory Zuckerman

eBook

Jim Simons is the greatest moneymaker in modern financial history. His record bests those of legendary investors, including Warren Buffett, George Soros and Ray Dalio. Yet Simons and his strategies are shrouded in mystery. The financial industry has ...

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The two popes by Anthony McCarten

The two popes

Anthony McCarten

eBook

On 28 February 2013, a 600-year-old tradition was shattered: the conservative Pope Benedict XVI made a startling announcement. He would resign. Reeling from the news, the College of Cardinals rushed to Rome to congregate in the Sistine Chapel to pick...

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Galileo's error by Philip Goff

Galileo's error

Philip Goff

eBook

Understanding how brains produce consciousness is one of the great scientific challenges of our age. Some philosophers argue that consciousness is something “extra,” beyond the physical workings of the brain. Others think that if we persist in our st...

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Music theory for dummies by Michael Pilhofer

Music theory for dummies

Michael Pilhofer

eBook

"Grasp the concepts needed to compose, deconstruct, and comprehend music Whether you're a student of music or a music lover, Music Theory For Dummies presents you with essential information on how to read, write, and understand music, as well as helpful...

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Mengele by David George Marwell

Mengele

David George Marwell

eBook

"A gripping account of the infamous Nazi doctor, from a former Justice Department official tasked with uncovering his fate. One of the most notorious war criminals of all time, Dr. Josef Mengele has come to symbolize both the evil of the Nazi regime and...

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India in the Persianate Age by Richard Maxwell Eaton

India in the Persianate Age

Richard Maxwell Eaton

eBook

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The falcon thief by Joshua Hammer

The falcon thief

Joshua Hammer

eBook

"A rollicking true-crime adventure about a rogue who trades in rare birds and their eggs-and the wildlife detective determined to stop him"--

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Unholy alliance by Peter Levenda

Unholy alliance

Peter Levenda

eBook

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Tightrope by Nicholas D. Kristof

Tightrope

Nicholas D. Kristof

eBook

-- Half the Sky With stark poignancy and political dispassion, Tightrope draws us deep into an "other America." The authors tell this story, in part, through the lives of some of the children with whom Kristof grew up, in rural Yamhill, Oregon, an area...

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I Choose Elena by Lucia Osborne-Crowley

I Choose Elena

Lucia Osborne-Crowley

eBook

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The Power of Showing Up by Daniel J. Siegel

The Power of Showing Up

Daniel J. Siegel

eBook

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The scientist and the spy by Mara Hvistendahl

The scientist and the spy

Mara Hvistendahl

eBook

"A riveting true story of industrial espionage in which a Chinese-born scientist is convicted of trying to steal U.S. trade secrets, by a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in nonfiction. In September 2011, sheriff's deputies in Iowa encountered three n...

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Anxiety is really strange by Steve Haines

Anxiety is really strange

Steve Haines

eBook

"What is the difference between fear and excitement and how can you tell them apart? How do the mind and body make emotions? When can anxiety be good? This science-based graphic book addresses these questions and more, revealing just how strange anxiety...

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Get out of your head by Jennie Allen

Get out of your head

Jennie Allen

eBook

"Speaker and Bible teacher Jennie Allen hears all the time from women who feel stuck in patterns of frustration and defeat. In her search for a solution, she's learned that the greatest spiritual battle of our generation is taking place between our ears....

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The Longing for Less by Kyle Chayka

The Longing for Less

Kyle Chayka

eBook

"More than just a story of an abiding cultural preoccupation, The Longing For Less peels back the commodified husk of minimalism to reveal something surprising and thoroughly alive." -Jenny Odell, author of How to Do Nothing "Thoughtful and absorbing...

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All you have to do is ask by Wayne E. Baker

All you have to do is ask

Wayne E. Baker

eBook

"University of Michigan Professor and cofounder, with Adam Grant, of Give and Take Inc, shows us how to master one of life's most critical skills: the ability to ask for help. Often, there is a simple and seemingly obvious act standing between us and...

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The phantom prince by Elizabeth Kendall

The phantom prince

Elizabeth Kendall

eBook

Details the author's six-year relationship with serial killer Ted Bundy. Originally published in 1981, this expanded edition includes a new introduction and a new afterword by the author, never-before-seen photos, and a startling new chapter from the...

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Loose parts 4 by Lisa Daly

Loose parts 4

Lisa Daly

eBook

"In the newest installment of the popular, award-winning Loose Parts series, Lisa Daly and Miriam Beloglovsky focus on family engagement and competency building. Lisa and Miriam explain the value of loose parts, detail how to integrate loose parts into...

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It takes what it takes by Trevor Moawad

It takes what it takes

Trevor Moawad

eBook

"From a top mental conditioning coach who has transformed the lives and careers of elite athletes, Fortune 500 CEOS, and military personnel, battle-tested strategies that will give readers tools to manage negativity and achieve any goal"--

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You can have it all, just not at the same damn time by Romi Neustadt

You can have it all, just not at the same damn time

Romi Neustadt

eBook

"Bestselling author, motivational speaker, entrepreneur, and life and business coach Romi Neustadt has a message for women: You CAN have it all--just not at the same damn time. Romi Neustadt is a mom of two, a wife, a daughter, bestselling author, sp...

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Arms and the Covenant, 1938 by Winston Churchill

Arms and the Covenant, 1938

Winston Churchill

eBook

This inspiring collection of campaign speeches from the British Prime Minister bring his oratory brilliance and powers of persuasion to life. Legendary politician and military strategist Sir Winston Churchill was a master not only of the battlefield,...

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Stieg & me by Eva Gabrielsson

Stieg & me

Eva Gabrielsson

eBook

There is only one person who can tell the real Stieg Larsson story, and that is his lifelong companion Eva Gabrielsson. This is her book. The keys to the 'Stieg Larsson phenomenon' all lie with Stieg Larsson, the man, and no one knew him like Eva. Here...

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Requiem for a species by Clive Hamilton

Requiem for a species

Clive Hamilton

eBook

We know how dire the future looks. We know how little time we have left to act. Yet we continue to ignore the warnings ... One of Australia's sharpest thinkers explores the reasons why and offers his vison of our new future.

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Rodin by Joel Alessandra

Rodin

Joel Alessandra

eBook

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Boomerang by Michael (Michael M.) Lewis

Boomerang

Michael (Michael M.) Lewis

eBook

Presents the author's darkly humorous investigation of the effects of the 2008 financial bubble on other countries before taking aim at greedy debtors in California and Washington, D.C.

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Unsinkable by Abby Sunderland

Unsinkable

Abby Sunderland

eBook

The stirring narrative of "Unsinkable" tells sixteen-year-old Abby Sunderland's remarkable true story of attempting to become the youngest person ever to sail solo around the world. More people have flown into outer space than have sailed solo around...

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The spy who tried to stop a war by Marcia Mitchell

The spy who tried to stop a war

Marcia Mitchell

eBook

SOON TO BE A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE STARRING KEIRA KNIGHTLEY, MATT SMITH, RALPH FIENNES AND MATTHEW GOODE FEATURING A NEW INTRODUCTION FROM THE AUTHOR In January 2003, 28-year-old GCHQ translator Katharine Gun received an email from the US National Sec...

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Poilâne by Apollonia Poilâne

Poilâne

Apollonia Poilâne

eBook

"For the first time, Poilâne provides detailed instructions so bakers can reproduce its unique "hug-sized" sourdough loaves at home, as well as the bakery's other much-loved breads and pastries. It tells the story of how Apollonia Poilâne, the third-...

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Vegetable kingdom by Bryant Terry

Vegetable kingdom

Bryant Terry

eBook

"More than 100 beautifully simple recipes that teach you the basics of a great vegan meal centered on real food, not powders or meat substitutes--from the James Beard Award-winning chef and author of Afro-Vegan Food justice activist and author Bryant...

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Suffer strong by Katherine (Stroke victim) Wolf

Suffer strong

Katherine (Stroke victim) Wolf

eBook

"Profoundly inspiring, compellingly vulnerable, and surprisingly funny, Suffer Strong offers readers the hard-won insights of beloved authors Katherine and Jay Wolf and incorporates practical strategies for weathering suffering and embracing resilience...

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Death sentence by Jerry Bledsoe

Death sentence

Jerry Bledsoe

eBook

In this eye-opening account of a tragic American story, Jerry Bledsoe takes us from the peaceful beauty of rural North Carolina to the grim finality of the execution chamber, where last-minute appeals for clemency from influential allies went unheeded....

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The Impossible First by Colin O'Brady

The Impossible First

Colin O'Brady

eBook

-- The Impossible First reveals how anyone can reject limits, overcome immense obstacles, and discover what matters most.

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The dirty, lazy, keto cookbook by Stephanie Laska

The dirty, lazy, keto cookbook

Stephanie Laska

eBook

After losing 140 pounds, bestselling author Stephanie Laska shares her unconventional weight loss secrets and 100 easy, accessible recipes so you too can experience the fun behind the keto lifestyle with lots of humor and zero judgement. You don't have...

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Cold War Navy SEAL by James M. Hawes

Cold War Navy SEAL

James M. Hawes

eBook

For the first time, a Navy SEAL tells the story of the US's clandestine operations in North Vietnam and the Congo during the Cold War. Sometime in 1965, James Hawes landed in the Congo with cash stuffed in his socks, morphine in his bag, and a basic....

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The art of wayfinding by Meadow DeVor

The art of wayfinding

Meadow DeVor

eBook

"This is a personal development book that teaches a powerful tool for self-inquiry embodied through a practice of yoga. This book solves the problem of feeling stuck, lost, or confused. The solution is a powerful inner navigation technique that will ...

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How to Live Like a Crazy Rich Asian by Philip Choo

How to Live Like a Crazy Rich Asian

Philip Choo

eBook

Indulge in the fantastical lifestyle through this vibrant coffee table book! Philip Choo has been running a Crazy Rich Asians tour in Singapore since 2014-and this book will transport you directly there! Being a local, he has insider knowledge of rea...

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Chasing vines Group experience   by Beth Moore

Chasing vines Group experience

Beth Moore

eBook

Join bestselling author Beth Moore on a six-session journey to discover the true meaning of a fruitful, God-pleasing, meaning-filled life.In this companion to her nonfiction book Chasing Vines, Beth Moore explores the ways God delights in watching th...

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Cool beans by Joe Yonan

Cool beans

Joe Yonan

eBook

"A modern and fresh look at the diverse world of beans and pulses, including 125 recipes for globally inspired vegetarian mains, snacks, soups, and even desserts"--

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Dangerous prayers by Craig Groeschel

Dangerous prayers

Craig Groeschel

eBook

"In Dangerous Prayers, New York Times bestselling author Craig Groeschel helps readers discover the power and the joy of communicating authentically--and dangerously--with God"--

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You can only yell at me for one thing at a time by Patricia (Patricia A.) Marx

You can only yell at me for one thing at a time

Patricia (Patricia A.) Marx

eBook

"An illustrated collection of love and relationship advice from New Yorker writer Patricia Marx, with illustrations from New Yorker cartoonist Roz Chast. Everyone's heard the old advice for a healthy relationship: Never go to bed angry. Play hard to ...

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Total gut balance by Mahmoud A. (Mahmoud Afif) Ghannoum

Total gut balance

Mahmoud A. (Mahmoud Afif) Ghannoum

eBook

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Big flavors from Italian America

Big flavors from Italian America

eBook

Celebrate the generous, comforting red sauce cooking that defines Italian America. Dig into the best of Italian American cooking with recipes that would make any nonna proud. Bubbling lasagna and drop meatballs are hard to resist, but save room for B...

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The tradition by Jericho Brown

The tradition

Jericho Brown

eBook

"Jericho Brown's daring new book The Tradition details the normalization of evil and its history at the intersection of the past and the personal. Brown;s poetic concerns are both broad and intimate, and at their very core a distillation of the incre...

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Half broke by Ginger Gaffney

Half broke

Ginger Gaffney

eBook

"An alternative prison ranch in New Mexico conducts a daring experiment: setting the troubled residents out to retrain an aggressive herd of horses. The horses and prisoners both arrive at the ranch broken in one way or many- the horses often abandoned...

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The scentual garden by Kenneth Druse

The scentual garden

Kenneth Druse

eBook

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Mr Nobody by Catherine Steadman

Mr Nobody

Catherine Steadman

eBook

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The Hippopotamus defence by Alessio de Santis

The Hippopotamus defence

Alessio de Santis

eBook

The Hippopotamus Defence is just what a club player needs. It's a straightforward and clear-cut chess opening that avoids the ever growing body of mainline theory. It's universal: Black can use the Hippo against virtually all of White's choices (1.e4,...

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In the flo by Alisa Vitti

In the flo

Alisa Vitti

eBook

How women can improve their productivity, happiness, and physical well-being by keeping their natural cycles in mind and working with them (rather than ignoring them). The Cycle Diet book teaches women how to use their 28-day cycle to optimize their life...

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Destroying fear by John Ramirez

Destroying fear

John Ramirez

eBook

Fear is a form of torment the enemy tries to plague people with in order to paralyze them, to steal their purpose and destiny from God's best. None of us is immune to these attacks. Jesus came to destroy fear and set the captives free. Speaking as one...

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Sydney Noir and New Age by Hae-Lyun Kang

Sydney Noir and New Age

Hae-Lyun Kang

eBook

This memoir is an exploration of past lives, rebirthing, astrology, numerology, of experiencing God, and of visiting South Korea and Japan before my brother shot at Prince Charles.

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VIRTUAL INSANITY by Lara McKenzie

VIRTUAL INSANITY

Lara McKenzie

eBook

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Rifleman by Victor Gregg

Rifleman

Victor Gregg

eBook

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How to fix your sh*t by Sháá Wasmund

How to fix your sh*t

Sháá Wasmund

eBook

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Visions from the Upside Down

Visions from the Upside Down

eBook

Over 200 artists present their own unique visions of Stranger Things in a stunning, full-color celebration of the runaway hit Netflix series.In honor of Stranger Things, the innovative pop culture enthusiasts at Printed In Bloodare proud to present the...

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The laundromat by Jake Bernstein

The laundromat

Jake Bernstein

eBook

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Not a diet book by James Smith

Not a diet book

James Smith

eBook

This is NOT a diet book. Are you sick of always wearing black and getting undressed in the dark? Are you fixated with a number on the scales? Are you afraid to step into the gym and commit to a routine' Is your confidence at an all-time low' Is all of...

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A la mesa con Darwin by Jonathan W. Silvertown

A la mesa con Darwin

Jonathan W. Silvertown

eBook

What do eggs, flour, and milk have in common? They form the basis of crepes of course, but they also each have an evolutionary purpose. Eggs, seeds (from which flour is derived by grinding) and milk are each designed by evolution to nourish offspring...

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Please stop touching me ... and other haikus by cats by Jamie Coleman

Please stop touching me ... and other haikus by cats

Jamie Coleman

eBook

Pease Stop Touching MeEvery time you doI have to lick everywhereIt's so exhaustingFrom the author of What I Lick Before Your Face comes this hilarious companion, Please Stop Touching Me ... and Other Haikus by Cats.Jamie Coleman returns with this bri...

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The Rough guide to Namibia by Sara Humphreys

The Rough guide to Namibia

Sara Humphreys

eBook

The Rough Guide to Namibia Make the most of your time on Earth with the ultimate travel guides. World-renowned 'tell it like it is' travel guide. Discover Namibia with this comprehensive and entertaining travel guide, packed with practical information...

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Reappearing Church by Mark Sayers

Reappearing Church

Mark Sayers

eBook

What if the rise of secularism is good news for the church? There's no doubt about it: church attendance is on the decline, record numbers of people are claiming a spiritual life with no religious affiliation, and our world is becoming increasingly.....

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Rough Guide to Sweden

Rough Guide to Sweden

eBook

The Rough Guide to SwedenMake the most of your time on Earth with the ultimate travel guides.World-renowned 'tell it like it is' travel guide.Discover Sweden with this comprehensive and entertaining travel guide, packed with practical information and...

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The witchhunters by Simon J. Blake

The witchhunters

Simon J. Blake

eBook

Hong Kong, 1980.A British police officer minutes away from being arrested by colleagues for sex crimes is found dead in his locked bedroom. There are multiple wounds to his chest; his used service revolver by his side. There's only one possible concl...

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