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Big Book of Hacks for Minecrafters [electronic resource (e-book)].
With more than 100 million registered Minecraft accounts and rights picked up by Warner Brothers for a "The Lego Movie" style, action-adventure film, Minecraft is on its way to becoming the next big children's brand. While there are several successful game guides on the market already, this book will be the first unofficial hacker's" super-guide dedicated to fighting mobs, building , and much more that is especially geared toward seven- to twelve-year-old Minecrafters. With The Big Book of Hacks for Minecrafters, kids will learn how to build awesome structures, defense strategies for fending off hostile mobs, and great tips on mining, farming, and more! Other tips will help gamers: know which animals to domesticate and how to do it properly; use potions and enchantments; build and customize a survival home; select appropriate weaponry; and much more! Packed with expert tips, cheats, and hacks on building, fighting, farming, enchanting, mining, and more, The Big Book of Hacks for Minecrafters shows exactly how the experts bring their amazing structures to life (like a Japanese pagoda or underwater dome) and fight every single type of mob (from Blazes to Zombie Pigmen and everything in between). Illustrated guides will let every kid follow along with each tip step-by-step to master the Minecrafting world.

Happy Little Rabbit [electronic resource (e-book)].
'He was a happy little rabbit who grew up to be as warm as his mother and as fast as his father...' The Happy Little Rabbit is a playful and loving tale of one little rabbit and his happy home. From the hidden treasure of Margaret Wise Brown, author of children's classics Goodnight Moon, Runaway Bunny and One More Rabbit.

Strange History [electronic resource (e-book)].
This exciting title from the folks at the Bathroom Readers' Institute contains the strangest short history articles from over 30 Bathroom Readers along with 50 all-new pages. From the 20th century to the Old West, from the Age of Enlightenment to the Dark Ages, from ancient cultures all the way back to the dawn of time, Strange History is overflowing with mysterious artifacts, macabre legends, kooky inventions, reality-challenged rulers, boneheaded blunders, and mind-blowing facts. Read about... - The curse of Macbeth - Stupid history: Hollywood style - The secret LSD experiments of the 1960s - In search of the lost "Cloud People" of Peru - The Swedish queen who declared war on fleas - Unearthing the past with the Outhouse Detectives - The Apollo astronaut who swears he saw a UFO - How to brew a batch of 5, 000-year-old beer - The brutal bloodbaths at Rome's Coliseum - Ghostly soup from ancient China - The bathroom of the 1970s And much, much more!

Strays [electronic resource (e-book)] / Garrett Leigh.
Work, sleep, work, repeat. Nero's lonely life suits him just fine until his best friend, Cass, asks him to take on a new apprentice - a beautiful young man who's never set foot in a professional kitchen. Despite his irritation and his lifelong ability to shut the world out, Nero is mesmerised by the vibrant stray, especially when he learns what drove him to seek sanctuary on Nero's battered old couch. Lenny Mitchell is living under a cloud of fear. Pursued by a stalker, he has nowhere left to run until Nero offers him a port in a storm - a job at the hottest restaurant in Shepherd's Bush. Kitchen life proves heady and addictive, and it's not long before he finds himself falling hard and fast for the man who has taken him in. Fast-forward a month and a neither man can imagine life without the other, but one thing stands in their way: a lifetime of horrors Nero can't bring himself to share with Lenny. Or can he? For the first time ever, happiness is there for the taking, and Nero must learn to embrace it before fate steps in and rips it away.

Strength training for women : training programs, food, and motivation for a stronger, more beautiful body [electronic resource (e-book)].
Sculpt and tone your body with fitness training programs and wholesome recipes worthy of the woman you are! Desk-bound nine-to-five jobs, childbirth, and household duties are tough on a woman's body, which is why strength training is so important for the modern-day woman. As she juggles multiple tasks throughout the day, a woman must also take time out for herself to strengthen her body physically, as well as from the inside out. Easy to follow and accompanied by step-by-step photographs, the training programs in Strength Training for Women, which are suitable for women of varying skill levels, will have you perspiring, aching, and then enjoying the results. Follow a three-stage model that begins with basic strength training for each major muscle group, followed by trainings to develop your minor muscles, and finally a program to burn off the remaining excess fat, revealing a new, healthy, wonderfully toned you. A full supplementary chapter on food will also educate you on what you should eat and when, providing a weekly eating schedule and some of Olga Rönnberg's healthiest and most delicious recipes. Watch as your muscles and skeleton become stronger, resulting in a stronger, healthier, and more beautiful body fit for the woman you are!

Sugar detox [electronic resource (e-book)] / Filippa Salomonsson ; translation: Gun Penhoat ; photography: Karla Garcia and Ulrika Pousette.
In Sugar Detox, you'll learn how your body and mind can be transformed by eliminating one toxic component from your diet - sugar. Holistic health coach Filippa Salomonsson explains how everyday problems such as low energy levels, mood swings, and even weight gain can be eradicated by removing sugar from your diet. With her three-week program, Salomonsson starts you on a life-long journey that shows you how to cleanse and purify your body of unnecessary toxins and keep sugar out of your life for good. In learning how to create and maintain a nutritionally delicious and sugar-free lifestyle, Sugar Detox teaches you how to achieve a balanced relationship with food where sugar will no longer have any power over your choices. Recipes included in this valuable manual include: - Colorful quinoa bowl - Power loaf with avocado - Coco chia pudding - Red hot Thai curry - Beauty green smoothie - And many more!

Summary and analysis of hillbilly elegy: a memoir of a family and culture in crisis 1. Based on the Book by J.D. Vance [electronic resource (e-book)] / Various Authors.
So much to read, so little time? This brief overview of Hillbilly Elegy tells you what you need to know-before or after you read J.D. Vance's book. Crafted and edited with care, Worth Books set the standard for quality and give you the tools you need to be a well-informed reader. This short summary and analysis of Hillbilly Elegy includes: Historical context; Chapter-by-chapter overviews; Character profiles; Important quotes; Fascinating trivia; Glossary of terms; Supporting material to enhance your understanding of the original work. About Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis by J.D. Vance: Hillbilly Elegy is both an honest, heartbreaking memoir about what it's really like to grow up in poverty and strife and a searing, thought-provoking take on the growing class divide in America. Hillbilly Elegy touches on how, as a country, we got here-and what, must be done to reverse the damage. As Ivy League-educated lawyer and Sillicon Valley principal J.D. Vance looks back on his childhood in Jackson, Kentucky, and Ohio, he recalls a youth marred by violence, poverty, and substance abuse, but also one of deep love and family loyalty. He tackles difficult questions about social class, upward mobility, and what it means to feel disenfranchised in your own country. His highly personal account guides readers to an understanding of rural conservatives, and how an entire segment of people transformed from New Deal democrats to right-wing Republicans. The summary and analysis in this ebook are intended to complement your reading experience and bring you closer to a great work of nonfiction.

Summary and Analysis of The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks: Based on the Book by Rebecca Skloot [electronic resource (e-book)].
So much to read, so little time? This brief overview of The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks tells you what you need to know-before or after you read the original book. Crafted and edited with care, Worth Books set the standard for quality and gives you the tools you need to be a well-informed reader. This short summary and analysis of The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot includes: - Historical contex - tPart-by-part summary - Context and analysis - Detailed timeline of key events - Cast of characters - Important quotes - Fascinating trivia - Supporting material to enhance your understanding of the original work

Tartine bread [electronic resource (e-book)].
For the home or professional bread-maker, this is the book. It comes from a man many consider to be the best bread baker in the United States: Chad Robertson, co-owner of Tartine Bakery in San Francisco, a city that knows its bread. To Chad, bread is the foundation of a meal, the center of daily life, and each loaf tells the story of the baker who shaped it. He developed his unique bread over two decades of apprenticeship with the finest artisan bakers in France and the United States, as well as experimentation in his own ovens. Readers will be astonished at how elemental it is. A hundred photographs from years of testing, teaching, and recipe development provide step-by-step inspiration, while additional recipes provide inspiration for using up every delicious morsel.

Tax-Free Wealth : How to Build Massive Wealth by Permanently Lowering Your Taxes [electronic resource (e-book)].
Tax-Free Wealth is about tax planning concepts. It's about how to use your country's tax laws to your benefit. In this book, Tom Wheelwright will tell you how the tax laws work. And how they are designed to reduce your taxes, not to increase your taxes. Once you understand this basic principle, you no longer need to be afraid of the tax laws. They are there to help you and your business not to hinder you. Once you understand the basic principles of tax reduction, you can begin, immediately, reducing your taxes. Eventually, you may even be able to legally eliminate your income taxes and drastically reduce your other taxes. Once you do that, you can live a life of Tax-Free Wealth.