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1700 : Scenes from London Life

By Maureen Waller
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Maureen Waller
More than a capital city, Londoners had witnessed the unthinkable - the public execution of a king at Whitehall. Thousands had died in the Plague of 1665, then the Great Fire of 1666. But from the ashes rose a modern city, rebuilt with the shining dome of Christopher Wren's St Paul's Cathedral, symbolising a new strength and confidence. London, with a population of over half a million, was now Europe's largest, richest and most cosmopolitian city. Maureen Waller describes a familiar yet alien world. Using anecdotes, detail and amusing contrasts, she draws on court records newspapers, and recorded eyewitness accounts to create a vividly colourful vision. of a city at a unique moment in its history.
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50 Ways to Let Go and Be Happy

By Chuck Spezzano
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Chuck Spezzano
This book is for anyone who has ever suffered a loss and feels that it is holding up their life. Letting go is one of the most valuable healing principles, because there is no problem which does not involve some form of holding on or attachment.Although this book is especially written for those who have lost in relationships, its principles are equally effective for other kinds of losses. Some of the lessons and exercises included are:- Choosing happiness- Learning the difference between love and need- Letting go of guilt- Changing life patterns- Goal setting and trusting
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50 Self-Help Classics

By Tom Butler-Bowdon
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Tom Butler-Bowdon
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The 10-Minute Life Coach

By Fiona Harrold
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Fiona Harrold
Fiona Harrold's BE YOUR OWN LIFE COACH had great success with its powerfully inspiring message to take control of our lives and achieve our wildest dreams. Now, she shows us how in just 10 minutes each day we can accelerate towards attaining our goals. Follow her winning strategies and:- Believe in yourself 100%- Propel yourself into taking action- Turn into a natural optimist- Live a bigger, more interesting lifeFiona's is the winning formula to open the door to life's vast opportunities. Believe in yourself and others will too.
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1215: The Year of Magna Carta

By Danny Danziger, John Gillingham, Danny Danziger
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Danny Danziger, John Gillingham, Danny Danziger
On 15 June 1215, rebel barons forced King John to meet them at Runnymede. They did not trust the King, so he was not allowed to leave until his seal was attached to the charter in front of him.This was Magna Carta. It was a revolutionary document. Never before had royal authority been so fundamentally challenged. Nearly 800 years later, two of the charter's sixty-three clauses are still a ringing expression of freedom for mankind: 'To no one will we sell, to no one will we deny or delay right or justice'. And: 'No free man shall be taken or imprisoned or in any way ruined, except by the lawful judgement of his peers or by the law of the land'.1215 - THE YEAR OF THE MAGNA CARTA explores what it was like to be alive in that momentous year. Political power struggles are interwoven with other issues - fashion, food, education, medicine, religion, sex. Whether describing matters of state or domestic life, this is a treasure house of a book, rich in detail and full of enthralling insights into the medieval world.
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365 Days Of Sensational Sex

By Lou Paget
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Lou Paget
With her sophisticated but sizzling approach to sex, Lou Paget has fast become one of the world's most popular 'sexperts', clocking up three massive bestselling sex titles to her name. Now she returns with a brand new title - for the first time focusing on keeping the passion alive and energised within a relationship. 365 Days of Sensational Sex is the ultimate guide to having mind-blowing sex again and again in a stable relationship. Lou addresses the questions that everyone wants answered - What is it that makes some people such great lovers and what are they doing that keeps the fire burning? - and reveals the tips and techniques that will help us to do just that. Writing in a easily accessible one-a-day format, she provides both men and women with refreshing, savvy and informative essays on:* Secrets and advice on maintaining an attitude to sex that is open, curious and passionate.* Hot tips for creating a sexual atmosphere in your relationship.* The most popular types of sexual fantasies and how to ask for what you want.* Lou's greatest techniques for hot foreplay, sensational positions and trying something new.* Frequently asked questions and the very best of the lesser known sexual titbits.
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12 Books That Changed The World

By Melvyn Bragg
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Melvyn Bragg
When we think of great events in the history of the world, we tend to think of war, revolution, political upheaval or natural catastrophe. But throughout history there have been moments of vital importance that have taken place not on the battlefield, or in the palaces of power, or even in the violence of nature, but between the pages of a book. In our digitised age of instant information it is easy to underestimate the power of the printed word. In his fascinating new book accompanying the ITV series, Melvyn Bragg presents a vivid reminder of the book as agent of social, political and personal revolution. Twelve Books that Changed the World presents a rich variety of human endeavour and a great diversity of characters. There are also surprises. Here are famous books by Darwin, Newton and Shakespeare - but we also discover the stories behind some less well-known works, such as Marie Stopes' Married Love, the original radical feminist Mary Wollstonecraft's A Vindication of the Rights of Woman - and even the rules to an obscure ball game that became the most popular sport in the world . . .
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10 Career Essentials

By Donna Dunning
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Donna Dunning
There are many books to help you choose a career, but few to help you excel in the workplace once you are working. Over the course of a lifetime, people can spend 80,000 hours on the job. With this much time invested, author Donna Dunning asserts that your career should be interesting, motivating and rewarding. And in our competitive, rapidly changing society, you need to know how to be effective and competent at work or you may find yourself unemployed or passed over for promotion. Focusing on day-to-day behaviour and providing practical tips and strategies, 10 Career Essentials becomes your personal career coach by showing you how to work effectively, get recognition and steer your career in the direction you want to go. The ideas such as optimizing your outlook, exceeding expectation and thriving in uncertainty may sound simple, but applying them takes skill and practice. 10 Career Essentials provides the key self-assessment tools and tips to stimulate learning and improve your ability to implement your personal career strategy to its fullest.
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50 Ways to Improve your Italian: Teach Yourself

By Valeria Malandra
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Valeria Malandra
Is this the right course for me?Do you have a working knowledge of Italian, but want to improve? Allow this book to come to your rescue and eliminate basic errors and slips of the pen. Each one of 50 top tips for improving your spoken and written Italian is presented and analyzed across a whole double page, with explanations as to where and why people sometimes go wrong. The tips are grouped into grammar, spelling, false friends, pronunciation and cultural faux pas sections. Polish your Italian with this brand new series from Teach Yourself - the No. 1 brand in language learning. 50 ways to improve your Italian touches all essential bases and is divided into easily digestible sections.Learn effortlessly with an easy-to-read page design and interactive features:InsightsInstant help with common problems and quick tips for success, based on Valeria Malandra's many years of experience.SummariesQuick refreshers to help you remember the key facts.GrammarEasy-to-follow building blocks to give you a clear understanding.PronunciationDon't sound like a tourist - polish your pronunciation before you go.Download our free app, Teach Yourself Library, from the App Store or Google Play to access the free audio.
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50 Ways to Improve your German: Teach Yourself

By Sieglinde Klovekorn-Ward
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Sieglinde Klovekorn-Ward
Is this the right course for me?Do you have a working knowledge of German, but want to improve? Allow this book to come to your rescue and eliminate basic errors and slips of the pen. Each one of 50 top tips for improving your spoken and written German is presented and analyzed across a whole double page, with explanations as to where and why people sometimes go wrong. The tips are grouped into grammar, spelling, false friends, pronunciation and cultural faux pas sections. Polish your German with this brand new series from Teach Yourself - the No. 1 brand in language learning. 50 Ways to Improve your German touches all essential bases and is divided into easily digestible.Learn effortlessly with a new easy-to-read page design and interactive features: InsightsInstant help with common problems and quick tips for success, based on Sieglinde Klövekorn-Ward's many years of experience.SummariesQuick refreshers to help you remember the key facts.GrammarEasy-to-follow building blocks to give you a clear understanding.PronunciationDon't sound like a tourist - polish your pronunciation before you go.Download our free app, Teach Yourself Library, from the App Store or Google Play to access the free audio.
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50 Ways to Improve your Spanish: Teach Yourself

By Keith Chambers
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Keith Chambers
Do you have a working knowledge of Spanish, but want to improve? Allow this book to come to your rescue and eliminate basic errors and slips of the pen. Each one of 50 top tips for improving your spoken and written Spanish is presented and analyzed across a whole double page, with explanations as to where and why people sometimes go wrong. The tips are grouped into grammar, spelling, false friends, pronunciation and cultural faux pas sections. Polish your Spanish with this brand new series from Teach Yourself - the No. 1 brand in language learning. 50 Ways to Improve your Spanish touches all essential bases and is divided into the following easily digestible sections:InsightsInstant help with common problems and quick tips for success, based on Keith Chambers' many years of experience.SummariesQuick refreshers to help you remember the key facts.GrammarEasy-to-follow building blocks to give you a clear understanding.PronunciationDon't sound like a tourist - polish your pronunciation before you go.Download our free app, Teach Yourself Library, from the App Store or Google Play to access the free audio.
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50 Ways to Improve your French: Teach Yourself

By Lorna Wright, Marie-Jo Morelle
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Lorna Wright, Marie-Jo Morelle
Do you have a working knowledge of French, but want to improve it? This book will help you to eliminate basic errors and slips of the pen. Each one of 50 top tips for improving your spoken and written French is presented and analysed across a whole double page, with explanations as to where and why people sometimes go wrong. The tips are grouped into grammar, spelling, false friends, pronunciation and cultural faux pas sections. 50 ways to improve your French touches all essential bases and is divided into the following easily digestible sections:InsightsInstant help with common problems and quick tips for success, based on Lorna Wright and Marie-Jo Morelle's many years of experience.SummariesQuick refreshers to help you remember the key facts.GrammarEasy-to-follow building blocks to give you a clear understanding.PronunciationDon't sound like a tourist - polish your pronunciation before you go.Download our free app, Teach Yourself Library, from the App Store or Google Play to access the free audio.
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50 Ways to Improve your Portuguese: Teach Yourself

By Helena Tostevin, Manuela Cook
Authors:
Helena Tostevin, Manuela Cook
Do you have a working knowledge of Portuguese, but want to improve? Allow this book to come to your rescue and eliminate basic errors and slips of the pen. Each one of 50 top tips for improving your spoken and written Portuguese is presented and analyzed across a whole double page, with explanations as to where and why people sometimes go wrong. The tips are grouped into grammar, spelling, false friends, pronunciation and cultural faux pas sections. Polish your Portuguese with this brand new series from Teach Yourself - the No. 1 brand in language learning. 50 Ways to Improve your Portuguese touches all essential bases and is divided into the following easily digestible sections:InsightsInstant help with common problems and quick tips for success, based on Manuela Cook and Helena Tostevin's many years of experience.SummariesQuick refreshers to help you remember the key facts.GrammarEasy-to-follow building blocks to give you a clear understanding.PronunciationDon't sound like a tourist - polish your pronunciation before you go.Download our free app, Teach Yourself Library, from the App Store or Google Play to access the free audio.
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50 Philosophy Classics

By Tom Butler-Bowdon
Authors:
Tom Butler-Bowdon
For over 2000 years, philosophy has been our best guide to the experience of being human, and the true nature of reality. From Aristotle, Plato, Epicurus, Confucius, Cicero and Heraclitus in ancient times to 17th century rationalists Descartes, Leibniz and Spinoza, from 20th-century greats Jean-Paul Sartre, Jean Baudrillard and Simone de Beauvoir to contemporary thinkers Michael Sandel, Peter Singer and Slavoj Zizek, 50 Philosophy Classics explores key writings that have shaped the discipline and had an impact on the real world. Philosophy can no longer be confined to academia, and 50 Philosophy Classics shows how powerful it can be as a tool for opening our minds and helping us think. Whether you are fascinated or daunted by the big questions of how to think, how to be, how to act and how to see, this is the perfect introduction to some of humanity's greatest minds and their landmark books.
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100 Days to Victory: How the Great War Was Fought and Won 1914-1918

By Saul David
Authors:
Saul David
Saul David's 100 DAYS TO VICTORY is a totally original, utterly engaging account of the Great War - the first book to tell the story of the 'war to end all wars' through the events of one hundred key days between 1914 and 1918.The history of any war is more than a list of key battles and Saul David shows vividly how the First World War reached beyond the battlefield, touching upon events and lives which shaped the conduct and outcome of the conflict. Ranging from the young Adolf Hitler's reaction to the assassination of Archduke Ferdinand, through a Zeppelin raid on Scarborough, the tragic dramas of Gallipoli and the battlefields of the Western Front to the individual bravery of the first Indian VC, Saul David brings people and events dramatically to life. 100 DAYS TO VICTORY is a 360 degree portrait of a global conflict that stretched east from the shores of Britain to the marshes of Iraq, and south from the forests of Russia to the bush of German South East Africa. Throughout his gripping narrative we hear the voices of men and women both eminent and ordinary, some who were spectators on the Home Front, others - including Saul David's own family - who were deeply embroiled in epic battles that changed the world forever. 100 DAYS TO VICTORY is the work of a great historian and supreme story teller. Most importantly, it is also an enthralling tribute to a generation whose sacrifice should never be forgotten.
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The 5 Levels of Leadership

By John C. Maxwell
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John C. Maxwell
One of the most established authorities on leadership today, John C. Maxwell speaks to over 350,000 people each year. His most popular topic is THE FIVE LEVELS OF LEADERSHIP, which he now shares with readers. The five levels include:1. Position - People follow because they have to.2. Permission - People follow because they want to.3. Production - People follow because of what you have done for the organization.4. People Development - People follow because of what you have done for them personally.5. Personhood - People follow because of who you are and what you represent.Through in-depth explanations and examples, Maxwell describes each stage and shows readers how they can move to the next level to become more influential,respected, and successful leaders.
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100 Mandalas for Mindfulness

By Jean-Luc Guérin
Authors:
Jean-Luc Guérin
Our lives are busy and full of distraction. We crave stillness and calm from the pressures of the modern world. Relax and unwind with these 100 sophisticated colouring-in designs for adults. Each pattern is based around the ancient idea of the mandala. A traditional meditation aid, the mandala helps to create a moment of quiet by focusing the mind. It helps us to notice our connection with the world in the here and now. 100 Mandalas for Mindfulness is filled with unique illustrations that invite you to think outside the box, to be daring with colour and try new techniques: felt-tips, pencils, ballpoint pens and glitter. Each page is an opportunity to reflect your mood and express your true self. Focus, relax and discover the pleasure of creating your own beautiful mandalas.
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The 50 Secrets of Self-Confidence

By Richard Nugent
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Richard Nugent
What would a little extra confidence mean to you?You might do better at work, feel more comfortable in social situations, be more open to new experiences. Confidence can do amazing things for you. If you've ever done anything well you already know how to do confidence. The secret is to know what it looks, sounds and feels like for you, and then replicate it in areas where confidence doesn't come so easily. Instant confidenceMost people are brought up thinking you're either confident or not. That's not the case. Confidence isn't something you have or don't have; it's something you do or don't do. We all have it and can trigger it in an instant regardless of situation, experience or external factors. Get the confidence habitThis book is packed with strategies for increasing confidence. By choosing one or two at a time and using them, your confidence will grow significantly no matter what your starting point. Apply the tools, techniques and principles you are about to read and you will have all the confidence you could ever need in any situation.The 50 Secrets of Self-Confidence was first published as Secrets of Confident People.
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2071

By Chris Rapley, Duncan Macmillan
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Chris Rapley, Duncan Macmillan
How has the climate changed in the past? How is it changing now? How do we know?And what kind of a future do we want to create?
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1916: Verdun to the Somme

By Saul David
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Saul David
This special ebook has been created by historian Saul David from his acclaimed work 100 Days to Victory: How the Great War was Fought and Won, which was described by the Mail on Sunday as 'Inspired' and by Charles Spencer as 'A work of great originality and insight'. Through key dates from the introduction of conscription in Britain on 27 January 1916, to the first day of the Somme on 1 July 1916, Saul David's gripping narrative is an enthralling tribute to a generation of men and women whose sacrifice should never be forgotten.
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