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The Lost Gift: A Christmas Story - Kallie George

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In this charming Christmas-themed picture book that feels like a classic, four animals deliver a lost package for Santa. It s Christmas Eve, and Bird, Rabbit, Deer, and Squirrel are eagerly waiting for Santa to fly overhead. When he does, a gift tumbles out of his sleigh, landing in the woods. The friends find the gift and read the tag: For the new baby at the farm. Love, Santa. And so, in spite of Squirrel s grumbling It s not our baby they set off on a long journey to deliver it. Sweet, poignant, and starring a cast of truly adorable characters, this is a story sure to be shared year after year at Christmastime... Zistiť viac >>



Cracking the GMAT - 2018 Edition

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IF IT'S ON THE TEST, IT'S IN THIS BOOK. Get all the prep you need to ace the GMAT--including 2 full-length computer-adaptive practice tests for realistic exam preparation, up-to-date content reviews for every test section, and extra practice online. Techniques That Actually Work. - Step-by-step problem-solving guides for the toughest question types - Detailed examples of how to use process of elimination to your advantage - Key strategies to help you work smarter, not harder Everything You Need to Know to Help Achieve a High Score. - Comprehensive subject coverage of all GMAT topics - A thorough review of necessary Math, Verbal, Writing, and Integrated Reasoning skills - Bulleted chapter summaries for quick reference Practice Your Way to Perfection. - 2 full-length CAT practice exams with .. Zistiť viac >>



Fire and Blood : 300 Years Before a Game of Thrones (a Targaryen History) - George R. R. Martin

Fire and Blood : 300 Years Before a Game of Thrones (a Targaryen History) - George R. R. Martin shop >>

The thrilling history of the Targaryens comes to life in this masterly work by the author of A Song of Ice and Fire, the inspiration for HBO's Game of Thrones. With all the fire and fury fans have come to expect from internationally bestselling author George R. R. Martin, this is the first volume of the definitive two-part history of the Targaryens in Westeros. Centuries before the events of A Game of Thrones, House Targaryen--the only family of dragonlords to survive the Doom of Valyria--took up residence on Dragonstone. Fire and Blood begins their tale with the legendary Aegon the Conqueror, creator of the Iron Throne, and goes on to recount the generations of Targaryens who fought to hold that iconic seat, all the way up to the civil war that nearly tore their dynasty apart. What really.. Zistiť viac >>



Go Set a Watchman - Harper Leeová

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Go Set a Watchman is set during the mid-1950s and features many of the characters from To Kill a Mockingbird some twenty years later. Scout (Jean Louise Finch) has returned to Maycomb from New York to visit her father Atticus. She is forced to grapple with issues both personal and political as she tries to understand both her father’s attitude toward society, and her own feelings about the place where she was born and spent her childhood. Harper Lee was born in 1926 in Monroeville, Alabama. She attended Huntingdon College and studied law at the University of Alabama. She is the author of To Kill a Mockingbird and has been awarded numerous literary awards including the Pulitzer Prize and the Presidential Medal of Freedom. Go Set a Watchman is set during the mid-1950s and features many o.. Zistiť viac >>



Night Of The Ninth Dragon:Magic Tree House #55 - Mary Pope Osborne

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Magic Tree House is the #1 bestselling chapter book series! In their NEW adventure, Jack and Annie return to Camelot! Please come to Camelot. When Jack and Annie receive a mysterious note inviting them to Camelot, they wonder what their mission is -- and who has called for them! The magic tree house whisks them through time and space, where they find that the castle of Camelot has been attacked and King Arthur himself has been gravely wounded. To save the kingdom -- and the king -- Jack and Annie must solve a riddle, trick a band of robbers, and journey to the worlds of myth to find a missing dragon. And everything has to happen in less than one day! Mary Pope Osborne delivers another thrilling adventure where history, magic, humor, and danger all come together in the compelling Magic Tree.. Zistiť viac >>



The IVF Diet : The 12-Week Plan to Support IVF Treatment and Help Couples Conceive - Zita West

The IVF Diet : The 12-Week Plan to Support IVF Treatment and Help Couples Conceive - Zita West shop >>

More and more couples are turning to IVF each year to help them conceive, and yet there are still many questions to be answered. "What makes IVF succesful?" and "what else can we do to support our treatment?" are two of the most important queries couples can have, and here, Zita West offers solutions. Nutrition and lifestyle advice, psychological and emotional support and a positive mindset all play an important part in helping couples conceive, and can even make the difference between a successful and unsuccessful outcome. This book not only advises how to prepare for IVF, but why it's so important, and the step-by-step diet and lifestyle plan is a clear way to support your treatment... Zistiť viac >>



Life Will Be the Death of Me : . . . and - Chelsea Handlerová

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The funny, sad, super-honest, all-true story of Chelsea Handler's year of self-discovery--featuring a nerdily brilliant psychiatrist, a shaman, four Chow Chows, some well-placed security cameras, various family members (living and departed), friends, assistants, and a lot of edibles "This will be one of your favorite books of all time."--Amy Schumer In a haze of vape smoke on a rare windy night in L.A. in the fall of 2016, Chelsea Handler daydreams about what life will be like with a woman in the White House. And then Donald Trump happens. In a torpor of despair, she decides that she's had enough of the privileged bubble she's lived in--a bubble within a bubble--and that it's time to make some changes, both in her personal life and in the world at large. At home, she embarks on a year of s.. Zistiť viac >>



I am Not Your Negro - James Baldwin

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National Bestseller Nominated for the Academy Award for Best Documentary To compose his stunning documentary film I Am Not Your Negro, acclaimed filmmaker Raoul Peck mined James Baldwin's published and unpublished oeuvre, selecting passages from his books, essays, letters, notes, and interviews that are every bit as incisive and pertinent now as they have ever been. Weaving these texts together, Peck brilliantly imagines the book that Baldwin never wrote. In his final years, Baldwin had envisioned a book about his three assassinated friends, Medgar Evers, Malcolm X, and Martin Luther King. His deeply personal notes for the project have never been published before. Peck's film uses them to jump through time, juxtaposing Baldwin's private words with his public statements, in a blazing examin.. Zistiť viac >>



Of Love and Desire - Louis de Berniéres

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Of Love and Desire is a rich collection of love poems from Louis de Bernieres, written over a lifetime, and capturing its many forms – from rapture, infatuation, urgency, to sorrow, heartache and disillusion. Poetry was de Bernieres’ first and greatest literary love, a passion evident in the musicality and emotion of his poems, which are full of stories and the truth of lived experience. This, his second collection, bears the mark of many influences, from the classical Persian poets, to Neruda, to Quintus Smyrnaeus, to Brian Patten. Beautifully illustrated by Donald Sammut, this is an indispensable companion on the lover’s journey. Louis de Bernieres is the best-selling author of Captain Corelli’s Mandolin, which won the Commonwealth Writers’ Prize, Best Book in 1995. His most.. Zistiť viac >>



Bridget Joness Baby the Diaries - Helen Fieldingová

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The new Bridget Jones novel As Bridget careers towards baby-deadline, tortured by Smug Mothers miming her ticking biological clock, a series of classic Bridget Jones moments finally leads her into pregnancy – but just not quite as intended. It’s a pregnancy full of cheesy potatoes, outlandish advice from Drunken Singletons and Smug Mothers, chaos at scans and childbirth classes, high jinks and romance, joy and despair – but all of it dominated by the terribly awkward question – ‘Who’s the Father?’ Helen Fielding is the author of Bridget Jones's Diary, Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason, and Bridget Jones: Mad About the Boy, and was part of the screenwriting team on the associated movies. Bridget Jones's Baby: The Diaries is her sixth novel. She has two children and lives in L.. Zistiť viac >>



Tools of Titans - Timothy Ferriss

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New York Times Bestseller. The latest groundbreaking tome from Tim Ferriss, the best-selling author of The 4-Hour Workweek. From the author: "For the last two years, I've interviewed nearly two hundred world-class performers for my podcast," The Tim Ferriss Show. The guests range from super celebs (Jamie Foxx, Arnold Schwarzenegger, etc.) and athletes (icons of powerlifting, gymnastics, surfing, etc.) to legendary Special Operations commanders and black-market biochemists. For most of my guests, it's the first time they've agreed to a two-to-three-hour interview, and the show is on the cusp of passing 100 million downloads. "This book contains the distilled tools, tactics, and 'inside baseball' you won't find anywhere else. It also includes new tips from past guests, and life lessons from .. Zistiť viac >>



Voyager: (Outlander 3) :Film Tie In-Now the Starz hit series Outlander - Diana Gabaldonová

Voyager: (Outlander 3) :Film Tie In-Now the Starz hit series Outlander - Diana Gabaldonová shop >>

NOW THE STARZ ORIGINAL SERIES OUTLANDER In this rich, vibrant tale, Diana Gabaldon continues the story of Claire Randall and Jamie Fraser that began with the now-classic novel Outlander and continued in Dragonfly in Amber. Sweeping us from the battlefields of eighteenth-century Scotland to the exotic West Indies, Diana Gabaldon weaves magic once again in an exhilarating and utterly unforgettable novel. VOYAGER Their passionate encounter happened long ago by whatever measurement Claire Randall took. Two decades before, she had traveled back in time and into the arms of a gallant eighteenth-century Scot named Jamie Fraser. Then she returned to her own century to bear his child, believing him dead in the tragic battle of Culloden. Yet his memory has never lessened its hold on her . . . and he.. Zistiť viac >>



Sex, Likes and Social Media : Talking to Our Teens in the Digital Age - Deana Puccio

Sex, Likes and Social Media : Talking to Our Teens in the Digital Age - Deana Puccio shop >>

Welcome to the world of the Digital Native, where self-esteem is measured in Likes, everyone is sexting and 'Pimps and Hoes' is an acceptable party theme. Dates have been replaced with swipes, rape jokes are hilarious and 'No' means 'Yes'. For most parents, the digital landscape that our kids and teens are growing up in is uncharted territory. How do we know if they're happy? How do we talk to them about sex and relationships? How do we give them the new tools they need when we don't have them ourselves? This book is here to help. Based on their professional work with young people, parents and teachers - and their experiences with their own children - Deana Puccio and Allison Havey give you the tools. With top tips, stats and conversation starters on everything from porn to University life.. Zistiť viac >>



MemoRandom 2: UltiMatum CZ - Anders de la Motte

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Chci jen jedinou věc. Všechno, co máš. Z jezera Mälaren poblíž školicího centra švédské vládnoucí strany bylo vyloveno lidské tělo, dokonale naporcované a už částečně rozložené. Případ přistane na stole kriminální inspektorky Julie Gabrielssonové. Čí je to mrtvola a kdo si dal takovou práci, aby ji nebylo možné identifikovat? Policistu Davida Saraca pronásledují démoni minulosti. Poté co jen o vlásek unikl smrti, drží ho na izolovaném oddělení daleko od Stockholmu – prý pro jeho dobro. David by rád navždy umlčel hlasy ve své hlavě. Je to všechno tvoje práce, Davide, šeptají mu. Byl to tvůj plán. Tvoje chyba. A pak dostane nabídku, která změní jeho názor… UltiMatum je adrenalinem nabitý thriller z krutého, nemilosrdného s.. Zistiť viac >>



MemoRandom: MemoRandom - Anders de la Motte

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David Sarac pracuje pro stockholmskou policii. Vyhledává a nabírá informátory ve věcech organizovaného zločinu a dohlíží na ně. Manipulace, úplatky a výhrůžky jsou u něj běžnou praxí, dokud však přinášejí výsledky, nikdo se na nic neptá. Po těžké autonehodě ztratí David paměť. A s ní i kontrolu nad rozvětvenou sítí vlastních podvodů a lží. Najednou se sám stává lákavou kořistí pro ty, kdo se chtějí dostat k jeho tajemstvím. Klíčem k nim je člověk vystupující pod krycím jménem Janus. Mnoho lidí z obou stran zákona je ochotno jít přes mrtvoly, jen aby odhalili jeho pravou identitu. Nebo aby ji chránili? Kriminální thriller z pera Anderse de la Motte, autora napínavé trilogie Game, Buzz a Bubble, vychází ve 21 zemích, pr.. Zistiť viac >>



The Grand design - Leonard, Stephen Hawking, Mlodinov

The Grand design - Leonard, Stephen Hawking, Mlodinov shop >>

When and how did the universe begin? Why are we here? Is the apparent 'grand design' of our universe evidence for a benevolent creator who set things in motion? Or does science offer another explanation? In The Grand Design, the most recent scientific thinking about the mysteries of the universe is presented in language marked by both brilliance and simplicity. Model dependent realism, the multiverse, the top-down theory of cosmology, and the unified M-theory - all are revealed here. This is the first major work in nearly a decade by one of the world's greatest thinkers. A succinct, startling and lavishly illustrated guide to discoveries that are altering our understanding and threatening some of our most cherished belief systems, The Grand Design is a book that will inform - and provoke .. Zistiť viac >>



Parade´s  End - Ford Ford Madox

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The Great War changes everything. In this epic tale, spanning over a decade, war turns the world of privileged, English aristocrat Christopher Tietjens upside down. It forces him to question everything he holds dear – social order, morality, marriage and loyalty. And it rocks the very foundations of English society. This is a powerful story about love, betrayal and disillusionment in a time of horror and confusion by one of Britain’s finest novelists. Ford Madox Ford's monumental novel came to our screens in August 2012 as a major BBC adaptation, with a screenplay by the legendary playwright Tom Stoppard and a stellar cast that included Benedict Cumberbatch. This edition of the novel includes all four parts, originally published separately between 1924 and 1928... Zistiť viac >>



12 Rules for Life: An Antidote to Chaos - Jordan B. Peterson

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#1 NATIONAL BESTSELLER #1 INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER What does everyone in the modern world need to know? Renowned psychologist Jordan B. Peterson's answer to this most difficult of questions uniquely combines the hard-won truths of ancient tradition with the stunning revelations of cutting-edge scientific research. Humorous, surprising and informative, Dr. Peterson tells us why skateboarding boys and girls must be left alone, what terrible fate awaits those who criticize too easily, and why you should always pet a cat when you meet one on the street. What does the nervous system of the lowly lobster have to tell us about standing up straight (with our shoulders back) and about success in life? Why did ancient Egyptians worship the capacity to pay careful attention as the highest of gods? .. Zistiť viac >>



The Handmaid´s Tale - Margaret Atwoodová

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'It isn't running away they're afraid of. We wouldn't get far. It's those other escapes, the ones you can open in yourself, given a cutting edge' Offred is a Handmaid. She has only one function: to breed. If she refuses to play her part she will, like all dissenters, be hanged at the wall or sent out to die slowly of radiation sickness. She may walk daily to the market and utter demure words to other Handmaid's, but her role is fixed, her freedom a forgotten concept. Offred remembers her old life - love, family, a job, access to the news. It has all been taken away. But even a repressive state cannot obliterate desire. Includes exclusive content: In The 'Backstory' you can read Margaret Atwood's account of how she came to write this landmark dystopian novel... Zistiť viac >>



The Prague Orgy - Philip Roth

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In quest of the unpublished manuscript of a martyred Yiddish writer, the American novelist Nathan Zuckerman travels to Soviet-occupied Prague in the mid-1970s. There, in a nation straightjacketed by totalitarian Communism, he discovers a literary predicament, marked by institutionalised oppression, that is rather different from his own. He also discovers, among the oppressed writers with whom he quickly becomes embroiled in a series of bizarre and poignant adventures, an appealingly perverse kind of heroism. The Prague Orgy, consisting of entries from Zuckerman's notebooks recording his sojourn among these outcast artists, completes the trilogy and epilogue Zuckerman Bound. It provides a startling ending to Roth's intricately designed magnum opus on the unforeseen consequences of art.In 19.. Zistiť viac >>



By Its Cover (Brunetti 23)

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By Its Cover is the much anticipated twenty-third instalment in Donna Leon's bestselling crime series, where Commissario Brunetti is better than ever as he addresses questions of worth and value alongside his ever-faithful team of Ispettore Vianello and Signorina Elettra. When several valuable antiquarian books go missing from a prestigious library in the heart of Venice, Commissario Brunetti is immediately called to the scene. The staff suspect an American researcher has stolen them, but for Brunetti something doesn’t quite add up. Taking on the case, the Commissario begins to seek information about some of the library’s regulars, such as the ex-priest Franchini, a passionate reader of ancient Christian literature, and Contessa Morosini-Albani, the library's chief donor, and comes t.. Zistiť viac >>



The Assassination of Gianni Versace: Vulgar Favours (Film Tie In) - Maereen Orth

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A true story of dark forces that ended a colourful life. The basis for American Crime Story: The Assassination of Gianni Versace, a 10-part drama series on BBC2, starring Penelope Cruz and Ricky Martin, this is the unforgettable account of a sociopath, his savage crimes, and the devastation he left in his wake. In the glamorous and hedonistic fashion world in the 1990s there was one world-famous name that everyone knew - Gianni Versace. Vulgar Favours details the events that led to his murder at the hands of Andrew Cunanan on July 15th, 1997. Maureen Orth, investigative journalist, was researching an article for Vanity Fair about the Miami Beach serial killer two days before Versace was brutally killed outside his mansion by Cunanan. Drawing on over 400 interviews and thousands of pages of.. Zistiť viac >>



My Brief History

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My Brief History recounts Stephen Hawking's improbable journey, from his post-war London boyhood to his years of international acclaim and celebrity. Lavishly illustrated with rarely seen photographs, this concise, witty and candid account introduces readers to a Hawking rarely glimpsed in previous books: the inquisitive schoolboy whose classmates nicknamed him `Einstein'; the jokester who once placed a bet with a colleague over the existence of a black hole; and the young husband and father struggling to gain a foothold in the world of academia... Zistiť viac >>



Kursk (Film Tie In) - Robert J. Moore

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At 11.30 a.m. on Saturday 12 August 2000, two massive explosions roared through the shallow Arctic waters of the Barents Sea. The Kursk, pride of the Northern Fleet and the largest attack submarine in the world, was hurtling towards the ocean floor. In Kursk (originally published as A Time to Die), award-winning journalist Robert Moore vividly recreates this disaster minute by minute. Venturing into a covert world where the Cold War continues out of sight, Moore investigates the military and political background to the tragedy. But above all, he tells the nail-bitingly poignant human story of the families waiting ashore, of the desperate efforts of British, Norwegian and Russian rescuers, and of the Kursk sailors, trapped in the aft compartnemt, waiting for rescue, as a horrified world f.. Zistiť viac >>



All We Ever Wanted: A Novel - Emily Giffin

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Nina Browning is living the good life after marrying into Nashville’s elite. More recently, her husband made a fortune selling his tech business, and their adored son has been accepted to Princeton. Yet sometimes the middle-class small-town girl in Nina wonders if she’s strayed from the person she once was. Tom Volpe is a single dad working multiple jobs while struggling to raise his headstrong daughter, Lyla. His road has been lonely, long, and hard, but he finally starts to relax after Lyla earns a scholarship to Windsor Academy, Nashville’s most prestigious private school. Amid so much wealth and privilege, Lyla doesn’t always fit in—and her overprotective father doesn’t help—but in most ways, she’s a typical teenaged girl, happy and thriving. Then, one photograph, snapp.. Zistiť viac >>



The Librarian of Auschwitz - Antonio G. Iturbe

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For readers of The Tattooist of Auschwitz and The Choice: this is the story of the smallest library in the world - and the most dangerous. 'It wasn't an extensive library. In fact, it consisted of eight books and some of them were in poor condition. But they were books. In this incredibly dark place, they were a reminder of less sombre times, when words rang out more loudly than machine guns...' Fourteen-year-old Dita is one of the many imprisoned by the Nazis at Auschwitz. Taken, along with her mother and father, from the Terezin ghetto in Prague, Dita is adjusting to the constant terror that is life in the camp. When Jewish leader Freddy Hirsch asks Dita to take charge of the eight precious books the prisoners have managed to smuggle past the guards, she agrees. And so Dita becomes t.. Zistiť viac >>



Pig Wrestling: The Brilliantly Simple Wa - Lindsay Pete

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`This enjoyable book could bring about profound change' Professor Steve Peters author of The Chimp Paradox ARE YOU WRESTLING WITH A PIG OF A PROBLEM? Pig Wrestling is a simple story with a powerful message. Read it in under an hour, and you'll be ready to tackle any type of sticky situation in work or life. Meet a stressed Young Manager, whose teams are at each other's throats. At his local coffee bar he shares his frustrations with his barista - who turns out to be more than he seems. It's the start of a journey into Pig Wrestling - a process that can be used to resolve any seemingly impossible problem. By reframing the issue we can all create change, whenever and wherever we need it most. Developed out of the authors' work in elite sports and business - including Manchester City, Ol.. Zistiť viac >>



Wonder - R.J. Palaciová

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'My name is August. I won't describe what I look like. Whatever you're thinking, it's probably worse.' Auggie wants to be an ordinary ten-year-old. He does ordinary things - eating ice cream, playing on his Xbox. He feels ordinary - inside. But ordinary kids don't make other ordinary kids run away screaming in playgrounds. Ordinary kids aren't stared at wherever they go. Born with a terrible facial abnormality, Auggie has been home-schooled by his parents his whole life. Now, for the first time, he's being sent to a real school - and he's dreading it. All he wants is to be accepted - but can he convince his new classmates that he's just like them, underneath it all? Now featuring a brand-new chapter told by bully Julian, Wonder is a funny, frank, astonishingly moving debut to read in one s.. Zistiť viac >>



Raising Steam (Discworld Novel 40) - Terry Pratchett

Raising Steam (Discworld Novel 40) - Terry Pratchett shop >>

It’s all change for Moist von Lipwig, swindler, conman, and (naturally) head of the Royal Bank and Post Office. A steaming, clanging new invention, driven by Dick Simnel, the man with t’flat cap and t’sliding rule, is drawing astonished crowds - including a few particularly keen young men armed with notepads and very sensible rainwear – and suddenly it’s a matter of national importance that the trains run on time. Moist does not enjoy hard work. His . . .vital input at the bank and post office consists mainly of words, which are not that heavy. Or greasy. And it certainly doesn’t involve rickety bridges, runaway cheeses or a fat controller with knuckledusters. What he does enjoy is being alive, which may not be a perk of running the new railway. Because, of course, some peopl.. Zistiť viac >>



Bridget Jones´s Baby : The Diaries - Helen Fieldingová

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The new Bridget Jones novel, 8.45 P.M. Realise there have been so many times in my life when have fantasised about going to a scan with Mark or Daniel: just not both at the same time. Before motherhood, before marriage, Bridget, with biological clock ticking very, very loudly, finds herself unexpectedly pregnant at the eleventh hour: a joyful pregnancy which is dominated, however, by a crucial but terribly awkward question - who is the father? Mark Darcy: honourable, decent, notable human rights lawyer? Or Daniel Cleaver: charming, witty, notable fuckwit? 9.45 P.M. It's like they're two halves of the perfect man, who'll spend the rest of their lives each wanting to outdo the other one. And now it's all enacting itself in my stomach. In this gloriously funny, touching story of baby-deadline.. Zistiť viac >>



On Tyranny - Timothy Snyder

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THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER'These 128 pages are a brief primer in every important thing we might have learned from the history of the last century, and all that we appear to have forgotten' ObserverHistory does not repeat, but it does instruct.In the twentieth century, European democracies collapsed into fascism, Nazism and communism. These were movements in which a leader or a party claimed to give voice to the people, promised to protect them from global existential threats, and rejected reason in favour of myth. European history shows us that societies can break, democracies can fall, ethics can collapse, and ordinary people can find themselves in unimaginable circumstances.History can familiarise, and it can warn. Today, we are no wiser than the Europeans who saw democracy yield to t.. Zistiť viac >>



Sherlock:The Sing og four - Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

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Sherlock and Dr Watson receive a visit from Mary Morsten, who offers up a particularly cryptic puzzle for them to solve. Her father went missing six years ago and since then she has received a pearl for every year he has not re-appeared. Now, the treasure's sender has requested a meeting and she would like Sherlock and Watson to accompany her... Zistiť viac >>



Midnight Sun: Blood on Snow 2 - Jo Nesbo

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The new book from the number one bestselling author of The Son and The Snowman, Jo Nesbo Jon is on the run. He has betrayed Oslo’s biggest crime lord: The Fisherman. Fleeing to an isolated corner of Norway, to a mountain town so far north that the sun never sets, Jon hopes to find sanctuary amongst a local religious sect. Hiding out in a shepherd’s cabin in the wilderness, all that stands between him and his fate are Lea, a bereaved mother and her young son, Knut. But while Lea provides him with a rifle and Knut brings essential supplies, the midnight sun is slowly driving Jon to insanity. And then he discovers that The Fisherman’s men are getting closer….. Zistiť viac >>



Emotional Intelligence

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Everyone knows that high IQ is no guarantee of success, happiness, or virtue, but until the discoveries of modern brain researchers, theorists could only guess why. Daniel Goleman's fascinating report from the frontiers of psychology and neuroscience offers us startling new insight into our "two minds" -- the rational and the emotional -- and how they together shape our destiny. Beginning deep in the brain, Emotional Intelligence shows us the exact mechanism of an "emotional hijack," when passion overcomes reason. Through vivid examples, Goleman then delineates the crucial skills of emotional intelligence, and shows how they determine our success in relationships and work, and even our physical well-being. What emerges is a crucial new way to talk about being smart. The.. Zistiť viac >>



The People Vs Tech: How the internet is killing democracy (and how we save it) - Jamie Bartlett

The People Vs Tech: How the internet is killing democracy (and how we save it) - Jamie Bartlett shop >>

`This book could not have come at a better moment... The People Vs Tech makes clear that there is still time - just - for us to take back control.' - Camilla Cavendish, Sunday Times The internet was meant to set us free. Tech has radically changed the way we live our lives. But have we unwittingly handed too much away to shadowy powers behind a wall of code, all manipulated by a handful of Silicon Valley utopians, ad men, and venture capitalists? And, in light of recent data breach scandals around companies like Facebook and Cambridge Analytica, what does that mean for democracy, our delicately balanced system of government that was created long before big data, total information and artificial intelligence? In this urgent polemic, Jamie Bartlett argues that through our unquestioning embra.. Zistiť viac >>



Adultery - Paulo Coelho

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Paulo Coelho’s life remains the primary source of inspiration for his books. He has flirted with death, escaped madness, dallied with drugs, withstood torture, experimented with magic and alchemy, studied philosophy and religion, read voraciously, lost and recovered his faith and experienced the pain and pleasure of love. In searching for his own place in the world, he has discovered answers for the challenges that everyone faces. He believes that, within ourselves, we have the necessary strength to find our own destiny. His novel The Alchemist has sold more than 65 million copies and has been cited as an inspiration by people as diverse as Malala Yousafzai and Pharrell Williams. Paulo Coelho’s books have sold more than 175 million copies worldwide. He is the writer with the most foll.. Zistiť viac >>



Cockroaches - Jo Nesbo

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Harry is on a special mission Detective Harry Hole arrives in a steaming hot Bangkok. The Norwegian ambassador has been found dead in a seedy motel room, and Harry has been sent to investigate. It’s clear that the Ambassador’s family are hiding some secrets of their own, but few people are willing to talk. He needs to solve a crime and avoid a scandal When Harry lays hands on some incriminating CCTV footage, things only get more complicated. The man who gave him the tape goes missing, and Harry realises that failing to solve a murder case is by no means the only danger that faces the unwary. But in an unfamiliar city, who can you trust? Jo Nesbo is a musician, songwriter, economist and author. His first crime novel featuring Harry Hole was published in Norway in 1997 and was an ins.. Zistiť viac >>



The Diary of a Young Girl

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Anne Frank's The Diary of a Young Girl is among the most enduring documents of the twentieth century. Since its publication in 1947, it has been read by tens of millions of people all over the world. It remains a beloved and deeply admired testament to the indestructible nature of the human spirit. Restored in this Definitive Edition are diary entries that were omitted from the original edition. These passages, which constitute 30 percent more material, reinforce the fact that Anne was first and foremost a teenage girl, not a remote and flawless symbol. She fretted about and tried to cope with her own sexuality. Like many young girls, she often found herself in disagreements with her mother. And like any teenager, she veered between the carefree nature of a child and the full-fledged sorro.. Zistiť viac >>



The Girl on the Train Film Tie-in - Paula Hawkinsová

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THE RUNAWAY SUNDAY TIMES NO.1 BESTSELLER AND THRILLER OF THE YEAR 'Really great suspense novel. Kept me up most of the night. The alcoholic narrator is dead perfect' STEPHEN KING Rachel catches the same commuter train every morning. She knows it will wait at the same signal each time, overlooking a row of back gardens. She’s even started to feel like she knows the people who live in one of the houses. ‘Jess and Jason’, she calls them. Their life – as she sees it – is perfect. If only Rachel could be that happy. And then she sees something shocking. It’s only a minute until the train moves on, but it’s enough. Now everything’s changed. Now Rachel has a chance to become a part of the lives she’s only watched from afar. Now they’ll see; she’s much more than just th.. Zistiť viac >>



Son - Jo Nesbo

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SONNY’S ON THE RUN Sonny is a model prisoner. He listens to the confessions of other inmates, and absolves them of their sins. HE’S BEEN LIED TO HIS WHOLE LIFE But then one prisoner’s confession changes everything. He knows something about Sonny’s disgraced father. SONNY WANTS REVENGE He needs to break out of prison and make those responsible pay for their crimes. Jo Nesbo played football for Norway’s premier league team Molde, but his dream of playing professionally for Spurs was dashed when he tore ligaments in his knee at the age of eighteen. After three years military service he attended business school and formed the band Di derre (Them There). Their second album topped the charts in Norway, but he continued working as a financial analyst, crunching numbers during the d.. Zistiť viac >>



Sherlock Holmes Volume 1 - Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

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Since his first appearance in Beetons Christmas Annual in 1887, Sir Arthur Conan Doyles Sherlock Holmes has been one of the most beloved fictional characters ever created. Now, in two volumes, this new Bantam edition presents all 56 short stories and 4 novels featuring Conan Doyles classic hero -- a truly complete collection now available in paperback! Volume I includes the early novel, A Study in Scarlet, that introduced the eccentric genius of Sherlock Holmes to the world. This baffling murder mystery, with the cryptic word Rache written in blood, first brought Holmes together with Dr. John Watson. Next, The Sign of Four presents Holmess famous "seven percent solution" and the strange puzzle of Marry Mortson in the quintessential locked room mystery. Also included are Holmes's feats of e.. Zistiť viac >>




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