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The 15-minute clean : the quickest way to a sparkling home
The 15-minute clean : the quickest way to a sparkling home
Crombie, Lynsey2021
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Cleaning has never been easier than with TV's Queen of Clean, Lynsey Crombie, and her guide to your new daily cleaning routine. No more mess, no more hours of chores on the weekend - just one 15-minute session per day that you will power through in a flash - leaving you to enjoy the rest of your ...
16 swipes : no breakfast : ignites a journey through an infamous "DATING APP" and how to laugh at the often ridiculous outcomes
16 swipes : no breakfast : ignites a journey through an infamous "DATING APP" and how to laugh at the often ridiculous outcomes
Powell, Mark Andrew2020
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16 Swipes takes you on a journey of discovery through a rinse cycle of Tinder dates, personal encounters, and struggles, as author Mark Powell navigates the sea of online profiles in search of his soul mate. Through a fair number of swipes and a very unfair number of breakfasts, you'll smile, spl...
50 greatest Bond cars
50 greatest Bond cars
2020
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The vehicles featured in this book were driven or pursued by the world's most celebrated spy. Stylish, fast, and specially equipped with state-of-the-art gadgets, each is rendered in full color showing the key features that set them among the world's greatest cars. With facts and figures plus the...
50 modern artists you should know
50 modern artists you should know
Weidemann, Christiane2017
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Starting with James Abbott McNeill Whistler and ending with Matthew Barney, nearly every prominent figure in Modern art is represented in vibrant double-page spreads that show how these artists redefined norms and challenged tradition. Fascinating biographical and anecdotal information about each...
500 walks : with writers, artists & musicians
500 walks : with writers, artists & musicians
2021
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Explore the diverse cultural and historical legacy of the world's greatest writers, artists and composers on foot. This unique trans-continental culture trip around the world presents a series of inspiring walks, treks, and hikes that vary between easy one-hour strolls, half day trails, and multi...
Abandoned Perth : memories and photos of the lost and found
Abandoned Perth : memories and photos of the lost and found
Jamet, Delphine2021
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Delphine Jamet has captured abandoned places in emotive form: places as dark as time; history forgotten in the folds of the subconscious mind; beauty in decay, a presentation of life open to our personal interpretations. Atmospheric scenes unfold before the light of torches, with glass crunching ...
All my mother's lovers : a novel
All my mother's lovers : a novel
Masad, Ilana2021
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Intimacy has always eluded twenty-seven-year-old Maggie Krause - despite being brought up by married parents, models of domestic bliss - until, that is, Lucia came into her life. But when Maggie's mum, Iris, dies in a car crash, Maggie returns home only to discover a withdrawn dad, an angry broth...
All quiet on the Western Front
All quiet on the Western Front
Remarque, Erich Maria, 1898-19702019
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Discover the most famous anti-war novel ever written. One by one the boys begin to fall... In 1914 a room full of German schoolboys, fresh-faced and idealistic, are goaded by their schoolmaster to troop off to the 'glorious war'. With the fire and patriotism of youth they sign up. What follows is...
All the pretty things
All the pretty things
Arsenault, Emily2021
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For Ivy, summer is nothing but spinning cotton candy at the Fabuland amusement park. That is, until her life becomes as unbalanced as a Tilt-A-Whirl when her best friend, Morgan, finds the dead body of their former classmate and ends up in the psych ward. The police claim that Ethan simply took a...
Almarina
Almarina
Parrella, Valeria, 1974-2021
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Can a prison free those who enter? Nisida, moored like a boat in the Mediterranean, is a small island nestled between Capri and Bagnoli, off the coast of Naples. Each day, through the early morning light, Elisabetta Maiorano travels across the city, passes by the guards on the way into the detent...
Ancient trees : trees that live for a thousand years
Ancient trees : trees that live for a thousand years
Parker, Edward, 1961-2012
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TREES & WILDFLOWERS. 'Among all the varied productions with which Nature has adorned the surfaces of the earth, none awakens our sympathies, or interests our imagination so powerfully as those venerable trees, which seem to have stood the lapse of ages...' John Muir, 1868 A fascinating celebratio...
Animals make us human
Animals make us human
2020
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A response to the devastating 2019-20 bushfires, "Animals Make Us Human" both celebrates Australia's unique wildlife and highlights its vulnerability. Through words and images, writers, photographers and researchers reflect on their connection with animals and nature. They share moments of wonder...
Anitgone rising
Anitgone rising
Morales, Helen2021
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The picture of classical antiquity most of us learned in school is framed in certain ways, glossing over misogyny while omitting the seeds of feminist resistance. Many of today's harmful practices, like school dress codes, exploitation of the environment, and rape culture, have their roots in the...
The art of Eric Carle
The art of Eric Carle
Carle, Eric2020
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Celebrate the beauty and joy of Eric Carle's artwork with this ultimate collection of his work, complete with essays, his bold, colorful collage illustrations, and so much more. Essays on the power of his art by his German publisher, Dr. Viktor Christen, and Takeshi Matsumoto, curator at the Chih...
Atlas of forgotten places : journey to abandoned destinations from around the globe
Atlas of forgotten places : journey to abandoned destinations from around the globe
Elborough, Travis2021
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Abandoned places are mysterious, strange, striking, neglected, hazardous and off-limits. Each sleeping monument offers a snapshot that transports you back in time, invites you to peer into hidden histories, unearth glamorous pasts and reveal dark truths. From a disused New York subway station to ...
Aue
Aue
Manawatu, Becky2022
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"aue" 1. (verb) to cry, howl, groan, wail, bawl. 2. (interjection) expression of astonishment or distress. Taukiri was born into sorrow. Aue can be heard in the sound of the sea he loves and hates, and in the music he draws out of the guitar that was his father's. It spills out of the gang violen...
[1 copy, 1 reserve]
Avoiding the ageing parent trap : essential information & solutions
Avoiding the ageing parent trap : essential information & solutions
Herd, Brian2021
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Informative and insightful, this is the essential family guide to preparing for ageing parents. This is a book that forces us to confront what most of us avoid - planning for our ageing parents. Our natural inclination is to wait and see what might happen. But when it does happen, or starts to un...
Ayoade on top : a voyage (through a film) in a book (about a journey)
Ayoade on top : a voyage (through a film) in a book (about a journey)
Ayoade, Richard, 1977-2019
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At last, the definitive book about perhaps the best cabin crew dramedy ever filmed: View From the Top starring Gwyneth Paltrow. In Ayoade on Top, Richard Ayoade, perhaps one of the most 'insubstantial' people of our age, takes us on a journey from Peckham to Paris by way of Nevada and other place...
Back to nature : how to love life -- and save it
Back to nature : how to love life -- and save it
Packham, Chris, 1961-2020
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One thing has become clear this year, we need nature more than ever. And although the natural world has never been more under pressure, there are still reasons to be hopeful. Through personal stories, conservation breakthroughs and fascinating scientific discoveries, Green Shoots captures the ess...
Be brave : an unlikely manual for erasing heartbreak
Be brave : an unlikely manual for erasing heartbreak
Farkas, J. M.2018
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Be Brave is the first in a series of erasures in which author JM Farkas puts a feminist, revisionist spin on classic literature. Permanent marker, meet Beowulf. A former high school English teacher, Farkas transforms Beowulf into an unlikely guide for the brokenhearted that is both irreverent and...
Be who you want : unlocking the science of personality change
Be who you want : unlocking the science of personality change
Jarrett, Christian2021
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Be Who You Want argues that contrary to the old adage, not only can the leopard change his spots, he can swap them for stripes, and that he can do so to his own advantage. In psychological terms, although our initial personality type is moulded by a combination of genetic influences and early exp...
Beloved beasts : fighting for life in an age of extinction
Beloved beasts : fighting for life in an age of extinction
Nijhuis, Michelle2021
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A vibrant history of the modern conservation movement - told through the lives and ideas of the people who built it. In the late nineteenth century, as humans came to realize that our rapidly industrializing and globalizing societies were driving other animal species to extinction, a movement to ...
The best Australian bush stories
The best Australian bush stories
2019
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Australia's national character and spirit have always been defined, rightly or wrongly, by 'the bush'. This entertaining, thought-provoking, humorous, nostalgic and, above all, highly readable collection of stories for the modern reader shows why the romance endures. From Jim Haynes, one of our m...
Beyond the ruby veil
Beyond the ruby veil
Fitzgerald, Mara2020
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"After Emanuela Ragno kills the one person in Occhia who can create water, she must find a way to save her city from dying of thirst"--
The biggest bluff : how I learned to pay attention, master myself, and win
The biggest bluff : how I learned to pay attention, master myself, and win
Konnikova, Maria2020
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Maria Konnikova had never actually played poker before and didn't even know the rules when she approached Erik Seidel -- Poker Hall of Fame inductee, winner of tens of millions of dollars in earnings -- and asked him to be her mentor. She had faced a stretch of personal bad luck, and her reflecti...
Birds of Western Australia
Birds of Western Australia
Nevill, Simon2018
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A photographic guide to birds in Western Australia.
Bittersweet : how sorrow and longing make us whole
Bittersweet : how sorrow and longing make us whole
Cain, Susan2022
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Loss and impermanence are inescapable, part of the warp and weft of our lives. They are essential to love, to growth, and to art. And yet, too often, we do not acknowledge loss, let alone honour the experience of it. Illuminating, thoughtful, and deeply necessary, Susan Cain's new book will help ...
Black Panther Party : a graphic novel history
Black Panther Party : a graphic novel history
Walker, David, 1968-2021
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A bold and fascinating graphic novel history of the Black Panther Party.
Breakthrough : spectacular stories of scientific discovery from the Higgs particle to black holes
Breakthrough : spectacular stories of scientific discovery from the Higgs particle to black holes
Chown, Marcus2021
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How does it feel to know something about the universe that no one has ever known before? And why is mathematics so good at revealing nature's secrets? This is the story of the scientists who, using mathematics, predicted the existence of unknown planets, black holes, invisible force fields, rippl...
A brief welcome to the universe : a pocket-sized tour
A brief welcome to the universe : a pocket-sized tour
Tyson, Neil deGrasse2021
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A Brief Welcome to the Universe offers a breathtaking tour of the cosmos, from planets, stars, and galaxies to black holes and time loops. Bestselling authors and acclaimed astrophysicists Neil deGrasse Tyson, Michael A. Strauss, and J. Richard Gott take readers on an unforgettable journey of exp...
Aue
Manawatu, Becky2022
[1 copy, 1 reserve]
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