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Start.: Punch Fear in the Face, Escape Average and Do Work That Matters

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Start.: Punch Fear in the Face, Escape Average and Do Work That Matters

Start.: Punch Fear in the Face, Escape Average and Do Work That Matters by Jon Acuff
English | December 17th, 2019 | ISBN: 1937077594 | 272 pages | EPUB | 3.92 MB

Wall Street Journal best-selling author Jon Acuff reveals the steps to getting unstuck and back onto the path of being awesome.

Home Truths: The UK's chronic housing shortage – how it happened, why it matters and the way to solve it

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Home Truths: The UK's chronic housing shortage – how it happened, why it matters and the way to solve it

Home Truths: The UK's chronic housing shortage – how it happened, why it matters and the way to solve it by Liam Halligan
English | November 20th, 2019 | ISBN: 1785904698 | 304 pages | EPUB | 1.13 MB

Housing is increasingly unaffordable in many parts of the UK, with prices and rents rising much faster than earnings because, over many decades, far too few homes have been built. Since the 2008 financial crisis, the homes shortage has become more acute – sending housing affordability to the top of the political agenda.

Mother Matters: A Holistic Guide to Being a Happy, Healthy Mom

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Mother Matters: A Holistic Guide to Being a Happy, Healthy Mom

Mother Matters: A Holistic Guide to Being a Happy, Healthy Mom by Dayna M. Kurtz
English | April 1st, 2018 | ISBN: 1945547782 | 270 pages | EPUB | 3.54 MB

Millions of mothers are born each year. From the moment a baby is born, the world seems to focus on childcare, but what about mothercare? Enter Dayna Kurtz, the brains behind Huffington Post's Mother Matters blog. From postpartum depression and "baby blues" to healing meals and postnatal exercise, Kurtz guides new and veteran mothers alike through the best practices to care for themselves during their first year of motherhood. Her unique approach also includes less common methods like acupressure, expressive arts therapy, and more to help mothers boost their mental health and reclaim their identity. Backed by irrefutable research and personal anecdotes, Mother Matters is the guide every mother needs to not only survive but thrive!

Wake Up to What Matters: A Guide to Tibetan Buddhism for the Next Generation

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Wake Up to What Matters: A Guide to Tibetan Buddhism for the Next Generation

Wake Up to What Matters: A Guide to Tibetan Buddhism for the Next Generation by Avikrita Vajra Sakya
English | December 3rd, 2019 | ISBN: 1611806607 | 152 pages | EPUB | 2.73 MB

An introduction to the Dharma for millennials by a young Tibetan lama.

Switched on Pop: How Popular Music Works, and Why it Matters

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Switched on Pop: How Popular Music Works, and Why it Matters

Switched on Pop: How Popular Music Works, and Why it Matters by Nate Sloan, Charlie Harding
English | November 21st, 2019 | ISBN: 0190056657 | 224 pages | EPUB | 2.30 MB

Pop music surrounds us - in our cars, over supermarket speakers, even when we are laid out at the dentist - but how often do we really hear what's playing? Switched on Pop is the book based on the eponymous podcast that has been hailed by NPR, Rolling Stone, The Guardian, and Entertainment Weekly for its witty and accessible analysis of Top 40 hits. Through close studies of sixteen modern classics, musicologist Nate Sloan and songwriter Charlie Harding shift pop from the background to the foreground, illuminating the essential musical concepts behind two decades of chart-topping songs.

More Orgasms Please: Why Female Pleasure Matters

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More Orgasms Please: Why Female Pleasure Matters

More Orgasms Please: Why Female Pleasure Matters by The Hotbed Collective
English | July 4th, 2019 | ISBN: 1529110041 | 368 pages | EPUB | 11.08 MB

A FRANK, FUNNY AND EMPOWERING CELEBRATION OF FEMALE PLEASURE

Media (Why It Matters)

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Media (Why It Matters)

Media (Why It Matters) by Nick Couldry
English | November 15th, 2019 | ISBN: 1509515151, 1509515143 | 164 pages | EPUB | 0.17 MB

From TV bulletins to social media newsfeeds, the media plays a massive role in shaping the world as we see it. In fact, different media have helped make possible our world of independent nations, binding together disparate communities through shared cultural touchstones, such as the press and national broadcasters. With the transfer of people’s lives to the online world, the media has become crucial to almost every aspect of how human beings live. A new social order is being built through our relations with media, but what power over us does this give to corporations and governments?

The Journey Matters: Twentieth-Century Travel in True Style

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The Journey Matters: Twentieth-Century Travel in True Style

The Journey Matters: Twentieth-Century Travel in True Style by Jonathan Glancey
English | November 7th, 2019 | ISBN: 1786494167 | 384 pages | EPUB | 14.74 MB

What was it really like to take the LNER's Art Deco Coronation streamliner from King's Cross to Edinburgh, to cross the Atlantic by the SS Normandie, to fly with Imperial Airways from Southampton to Singapore, to steam from Manhattan to Chicago on board the New York Central's 20th Century Limited or to dine and sleep aboard the Graf Zeppelin?

Sympathy for the Drummer: Why Charlie Watts Matters

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Sympathy for the Drummer: Why Charlie Watts Matters

Sympathy for the Drummer: Why Charlie Watts Matters by Mike Edison
English | November 5th, 2019 | ISBN: 1493047736 | 264 pages | EPUB | 6.84 MB

Sympathy for the Drummer: Why Charlie Watts Matters is both a gonzo rush—capturing the bristling energy of the Rolling Stones and the times in which they lived—and a wide-eyed reflection on why the Greatest Rock 'n' Roll Band in the World needed the world's greatest rock 'n' roll drummer.

Why Bowie Matters (Why Music Matters, Book 2)

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Why Bowie Matters (Why Music Matters, Book 2)

Why Bowie Matters (Why Music Matters, Book 2) by Will Brooker
English | October 15th, 2019 | ISBN: 0008313725 | 240 pages | EPUB | 1.80 MB

A unique, moving and dazzlingly researched exploration of the places, people, musicians, writers and filmmakers that inspired David Jones to become David Bowie, what we can learn from his life's work and journey, and why he will always matter. When David Bowie died on 10th January 2016, it seemed the whole world was united in mourning. His greatest hits were sung tearfully in pubs up and down Britain, garlands of flowers were left at the Aladdin Sane mural in his old stomping ground of Brixton and tributes poured in from a galaxy of stars.

A Theory of Everything (That Matters): A Brief Guide to Einstein, Relativity, and His Surprising Thoughts on God

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A Theory of Everything (That Matters): A Brief Guide to Einstein, Relativity, and His Surprising Thoughts on God

A Theory of Everything (That Matters): A Brief Guide to Einstein, Relativity, and His Surprising Thoughts on God by Alister McGrath
English | October 8th, 2019 | ISBN: 1496438078 | 240 pages | EPUB | 3.42 MB

In Light of Today's Scientific Achievements, Do We Need God Anymore?

The Making of Her: Why School Matters

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The Making of Her: Why School Matters

The Making of Her: Why School Matters by Clarissa Farr
English | August 22nd, 2019 | ISBN: 0008271305, 0008271321 | 304 pages | EPUB | 3.24 MB

What is school for and why does it matter? The Making of Her asks the big questions. What are the challenges facing students and their teachers today? How do we educate girls to become tomorrow's leaders? What is the role of a school in a modern, virtual world? This book takes a provocative look at our education system, laying bare the day-to-day experience of school for students, teachers and families. Now, in the twenty-first century, what does it take for every student, regardless of background, to find their passion, reach towards excellence and flourish? Clarissa Farr pulls together everything she has learned during her extraordinary leadership career into a message for our time. If we care about the future for our schools and young people, here are the changes we must make.