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The Penguin Lessons

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by Tom Michell
Tom Michell is in his roaring twenties: single, free-spirited and seeking adventure. He has a plane ticket to South America, a teaching position in a prestigious Argentine boarding school, and endless summer holidays. He even has a motorbike, Che Guevara style. What he doesn't need is a pet. What he really doesn't need is a pet penguin.
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Wreck This Journal: Now in Colour

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by Smith, Keri
Now in spectacular full colour throughout, a special 10th anniversary edition of the internationally bestselling journal that started it all--with more than 7 million copies sold!Perhaps you're a seasoned Wreck-er, having made your way through one or more copies of Wreck This Journal. Or maybe you're new to the phenomenon (little do you know, this experience might just change your life). Whatever the case, ...
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How to Argue with a Cat: A Human's Guide to the Art of Persuasion

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by Heinrichs, Jay
Cats are masters in the art of persuasion. They get humans to do what they want, when they want. So if you could learn to make a cat to do your bidding, then surely any human - colleague, friend, boss, partner - would bow to your magic?
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Doctor Who: Dr. Seventh (Roger Hargreaves)

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by Hargreaves, Adam
The greatest mash-up in the Whoniverse continues in this adventure starring the Seventh Doctor!Dr. Seventh and his trusty companion Ace are on the prowl as they stumble upon a pack of fiendish feline foes. Doctor Who meets Roger Hargreaves' Mr Men in this series of fun and charming stories, written and illustrated by Adam Hargreaves.
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Beneath Another Sky: A Global Journey into History

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by Davies, Norman
Native Lands is Norman Davies's account of a global circumnavigation, of the places he visited and the history he found there, from Abu Dhabi to Singapore, the settlement of Tasmania to the short-lived Republic of Texas. As in Vanished Kingdoms, Davies's historical gaze penetrates behind the present to see how things became as they are, and how peoples came to tell themselves the stories which make up their...
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Beartown

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by Backman, Fredrik
The Scandal is published in America as BEARTOWN . . . AN INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER The Scandal tells of a terrible crime that fractures a town and all of the people in it. When a bad thing happens, who will have the courage to stand against everyone else? 'As popular Swedish exports go, Backman is up there with ABBA and Stieg Larsson.' The New York Times Book Review 'Late one evening towards...
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Sea Survival

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by UNKNOWN
**The Air Ministry's emergency survival series makes the perfect gift for those who think they'd survive the world's most hostile environments - or at least imagine they could do!**First issued to airmen in the 1950s, the Air Ministry's Sea Survival guide includes original and authentic emergency advice to crew operating over the ocean. With original illustrations and text, these survival guides provide an ...
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Curiocity: In Pursuit of London

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by Lloyd-Rose, Matt
Shortlisted for a 2016 Edward Standford Travel Writing Award. Curiocity is a new A to Z exploring every aspect of life in London. Its 26 chapters weave together the city's stories with striking reflections, practical ideas and itineraries, and contributions from London voices such as Monica Ali and Iain Sinclair. The book is illustrated by artists including Chris Riddell, Isabel Greenberg and Steven Appl...
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Start Where You are: A Journal for Self-Exploration

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by Patel, Meera Lee
Start Where You Are is an interactive journal designed to help readers nurture their creativity, mindfulness, and self-motivation. It helps readers navigate the confusion and chaos of daily life with a simple reminder: that by taking the time to know ourselves and what those dreams are, we can appreciate the world around us and achieve our dreams. Featuring vibrant hand-lettering and images that have attra...
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The Push: A Climber's Journey of Endurance, Risk and Going Beyond Limits

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by Caldwell, Tommy
'A real page-turner . . . captivating and deeply moving' Climb magazine In 2015 freeclimber Tommy Caldwell spent 19 days summiting Yosemite's vertical, 3000-foot Dawn Wall - the hardest climb in history. It was the culmination of seven years planning and a lifetime's determination. Here, he recounts how he got there, the falls and set backs (being held hostage, losing his index finger, the break-up of...
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The Gift: Ten Spiritual Lessons for the Modern World from my Grandftaher Mahatma Gandhi

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by Gandhi, Arun
Gandhi was an icon, but what would he teach us if we knew him as a man? Arun Gandhi reveals his Grandfather's ten vital and extraordinary lessons, more relevant than ever, in his SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLING, The Gift (formerly published as The Gift of Anger). . .
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Cabin Porn: Inspiration for Your Quiet Place Somewhere

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by Klein, Zach
'Addictive ...a charter for wistfulness' Observer 'An enchanting rabbit hole of handmade houses' The New York Times 'The Bible of pared back, natural living' Der Spiegel 'Take a deep breath and let the inspiration sink in' GQ Cabin Porn began as an on-line project created by a group of friends to inspire their own home building. As they collected more photos, their site attracted thousand...
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The New Mrs Clifton

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by Buchan, Elizabeth
'A gripping, immensely satisfying novel with a twist in the tale' Red'Wrapped in the roots of the sycamore was a skeleton; the remains of a woman, between twenty-five and thirty. She had carried a child . . .'At the close of the Second World War, Intelligence Officer Gus Clifton returns to London. On his arm is Krista, the German wife he married secretly in Berlin. For his sisters, this broken woman is not...
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Finish This Book

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by Smith, Keri
Dear Reader, One dark and stormy night, I found some strange scattered pages abandoned in a park... I collected and assembled them, trying to solve the mystery of this unexpected discovery, and I am now passing the task on to you. Your mission is to become the new author of this work. You will continue the research and provide the content. In order to complete the task, you will have to undergo som...
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Faking Friends

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by Fallon, Jane
Your best friend stole your fiance. Do you run away and hide, or start planning your revenge? Find out in Sunday Times bestselling author Jane Fallon's BRAND NEW novel. A TOP 5 SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER 'A deftly plotted, witty tale of revenge. It's a romcom with attitude - a perfect wicked pleasure to begin a NEW YEAR OF READING' The Mail on SundayBest friend, soulmate, confidante . . . backstabber. Amy thou...
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Doctor Who: Dr. Eighth (Roger Hargreaves)

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by Hargreaves, Adam
The greatest mash-up in the Whoniverse continues in this adventure starring the Eighth Doctor!Two warring races. One Time Lord. Dr. Eighth finds himself stuck in middle of an ancient feud and must rely on his wits to save the day. Doctor Who meets Roger Hargreaves' Mr Men in this series of fun and charming stories, written and illustrated by Adam Hargreaves.
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Nobody Leaves: Impressions of Poland

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by Kapuscinski, Ryszard
'A peculiar genius with no modern equivalent, except possibly Kafka' - Jonathan Miller. Regarded as a central part of Kapuscinski's work, these vivid portraits of life in the depths of Poland embody the young writer's mastery of literary reportage. When the great Ryszard Kapuscinski was a young journalist in the early 1960s, he was sent to the farthest reaches of his native Poland between foreign assi...
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Blue Light Yokohama

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by Obregon, Nicolas
Setagaya ward, Tokyo Inspector Kosuke Iwata, newly transferred to Tokyo's homicide department, is assigned a new partner and a secondhand case. Blunt, hard as nails and shunned by her colleagues, Assistant Inspector Noriko Sakai is a partner Iwata decides it would be unwise to cross. A case that's complicated - a family of four murdered in their own home by a killer who then ate ice cream, surfed the web ...
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The Worm and the Bird

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by Bickford-Smith, Coralie
Deep below the earth, Worm dreams of having more space. There's not much room down there. Above, Bird waits, through sun and rain and wind. As the day goes on, will they both find what they are looking for? From the author of The Fox and the Star, this is a book about searching and hoping, and how the smallest moment can be beautiful.
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The Gritterman

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by Weeks, Orlando
'Sometimes it feels like I might be the only person awake in the whole country. People might find that a lonely thought. Not me...' As the rest of the world sleeps, the Gritterman goes out to work. Through the wind and the snow. Through the blue-black hours when time slips away, he grits the paths and the pavements and the roads. For him, a life without gritting is no life at all... A song for the ...
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