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  • The Ambition of a Potato

    This collection of the best of seven years of author Deborah Makarios’s blog frolics hilariously through the alphanumeric system, from Adventures in Fantastical Taxidermy (how to make a severed Jabberwock head of your very own) to 10 Reasons Why Cuttlefish are Amazing.Along the way it takes in the madness of crochet hook sizing, cats and their assorted lunacies, shopping for swimwear, the ... Read more

    $1.50 NZD

  • The Wound of Words

    There are words which change lives...forever.Andrei just wants a chance with the girl of his dreams, but he knows she’s keeping a secret from him—an imperial secret, a disturbing secret, and one that will not leave Andrei and his love alone.Now he’s on the run from a murderous monster, with only one chance to save himself and those he loves: hunt down the heart of the dreadful curse that has ... Read more

    $4.49 NZD

  • Restoration Day

    Princess, pawn—or queen?Princess Lily was born to be queen of Arcelia, where the land itself has life and magic growing in it. Yet she leads a pawn’s existence in the shadow of her guardians’ control. She dreams of the day when she will take her rightful place in the world.At last her chance arrives, with a quest for the three Requisites of Restoration Day, the royal rite which renews the life of ... Read more

    $4.49 NZD

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  • A Slip of the Keyboard

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    Terry Pratchett in his own wordsWith a foreword by Neil GaimanTerry Pratchett earned a place in the hearts of readers the world over with his bestselling Discworld series – but in recent years he became equally well-known as an outspoken campaigner for causes including Alzheimer’s research and animal rights. A Slip of the Keyboard brings together the best of Pratchett’s non fiction writing on his ... Read more

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  • Peas & Queues

    The Minefield of Modern Manners

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    How do you get rid of unwanted guests? What do you do if there's a racket in the quiet carriage? How should you eat peas, and behave in queues? How to behave, like how to punctuate, is an aspect of life that many are no longer taught - and getting it wrong is the stuff of comedy at best and humiliation at worst. Thankfully, Sandi Toksvig has come to the rescue with her entertaining guide to modern ... Read more

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  • 100 Quotations to Make You Think!

    This is a collection of quotations by authors unknown. Some are serious, others are funny. And some are very insightful. It's a mixture of new and old quotations collected from various sources over the years. The booklet is aimed at someone who will enjoy finding their own meaning from the various insights shared by these unknown authors. ... Read more

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  • Raven Smith’s Trivial Pursuits

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  • Mark Forysth's Gemel Edition

    The Etymologicon and The Horologicon ebook bundle

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    The Etymologicon springs from Mark Forsyth’s Inky Fool blog about the strange connections between words. The Horologicon – which means ‘a book of things appropriate to each hour’ - follows a day in the life of unusual, beautiful and forgotten English words. ... Read more

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  • Collins Rhyming Dictionary

    If it’s time for a rhyme, or you need a satiric lyric, the Collins Rhyming Dictionary is the fastest and easiest way to refine your line.The most accessible way to find the rhyme you need. Other rhyming dictionaries are characterised by the use of obscure words for padding, subsections for disyllabic and trisyllabic rhymes, and reverse phonetic order – but we avoid such complications and, as a ... Read more

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  • Release the Bats

    Writing Your Way Out Of It

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    When DBC Pierre burst onto the scene in 2003, he arrived with no particular literary education. Finding he had something to say, he made the journey solo to that place where dreams and demons live, to try and turn feelings into words.Part biography, part reflection and part practical guide, Release the Bats explores the mysteries of why and how we tell stories, and the craft of writing fiction. ... Read more

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  • The Little Book of Common Sense

    Or Pause for Thought with Wogan

    Sir Terry Wogan shares his opinion on just about everything from money, relationships, manners, fame, to life in general.This little work is designed to bring you back, again and again, to refresh your view and attitude to life, living and everything in between. You will find no easy answers to your dilemmas here, rather an alternative view of how to approach them. Or to be honest, just Sir Terry ... Read more

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