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9788415803904
¥173.31 Book Depository ¥273.54 Amazon CA ¥295.24 Amazon UK ¥321.60 AbeBooks ¥475.58 Better World Books
A gritty but tender novel about family and poverty in the days leading up to Hurricane Katrina.
9780143506447
¥153.57 Readings ¥159.49 AbeBooks ¥160.74 Fishpond ¥168.65 Fishpond NZ ¥169.63 The Nile NZ
The Footy Kids series, written by Lorraine Wilson and first published in the 1980s, has been rebooted for 2015 and features 18 titles - one per club.
9781781487785
¥102.35 Book Depository ¥129.89 Blackwell's ¥132.74 AbeBooks ¥139.68 Wordery ¥165.56 Amazon UK
The author of this book has spent years, living with, managing, and learning about her bipolar disorder. Her decision to write the book came from her own experiences, particularly those after diagnosis. "No-one advised me on what to do. No one told me what to expect, how to manage it or more importantly, what I could do to stay well. It is what has inspired me to write this". Become Your Own Bipolar Life Coach is "a positive message to those dealing with the curve balls that living with bipolar disorder can throw - a message of practical hope". Broken down into manageable chapters at the end of which are Top Tips and Action Points that you can keep referring back to, it is as useful for the recently diagnosed, as for those who are looking to better manage and improve their lives with bipolar disorder. This straight talking and clear manual is based on the different methods and approaches the author has used to improve her life and her relationship with bipolar disorder. Written with candour this insightful book, based on first-hand experience, empowers you to Become Your Own Bipolar Life Coach. You can contact the author at becomeyourownbipolarlifecoach@hotmail.co.uk
9781904859901
¥91.20 Book Depository ¥105.07 Wordery ¥106.72 Kennys ¥122.81 AbeBooks ¥127.92 Blackwell's
On a damp night in February 2003, as the US prepared to invade Iraq, five Catholic worker activists scrambled across runways and broke into a hangar at Shannon Airport. Swinging hammers and a pickaxe, they did more than 2.5 million in damages to a US Navy transport plane. The five were hit with the full weight of the law, and were quickly condemned by the media and much of the anti-war movement. But three and a half years later, a Dublin jury decided they were innocent of any crime.
9781631210730
¥80.73 Book Depository ¥111.73 AbeBooks ¥124.65 Amazon US ¥138.18 Amazon UK ¥147.12 Powells Books
In this compact guide, Rick Steves covers the essentials of the Basque Country with coverage of St. Jean-de-Luz, The Bay of Biscay, and Bayonne. Visit the Eglise St. Jean Baptiste, the Plaza de la Constitucion, and experience both the French and Spanish aspects of the region. You'll get Rick's firsthand advice on the best sights, eating, sleeping, and nightlife, and the maps and self-guided tours will ensure you make the most of your experience. More than just reviews and directions, a Rick Steves Snapshot guidebook is a tour guide in your pocket.
9780743210768
¥143.61 AbeBooks ¥146.99 Amazon US ¥351.76 Amazon CA
The seeds for the ground-breaking Simple Abundance, Sarah Ban Breathnach's hugely successful bestseller, were first planted in Mrs. Sharp's Traditions. In this revised, redesigned edition of her charmingly illustrated Victorian style- and sourcebook, Sarah introduces to her legions of new readers the old-fashioned pleasures of family, customs, and home.
9781472139955
¥77.66 Book Depository ¥84.05 Kennys ¥96.90 Wordery ¥109.54 AbeBooks ¥121.80 Amazon CA
World-renowned Stanford University psychologist Carol Dweck, in decades of research on achievement and success, has discovered a truly groundbreaking idea-the power of our mindset. Dweck explains why it's not just our abilities and talent that bring us success-but whether we approach them with a fixed or growth mindset. She makes clear why praising intelligence and ability doesn't foster self-esteem and lead to accomplishment, but may actually jeopardise success. With the right mindset, we can motivate our kids and help them to raise their grades, as well as reach our own goals-personal and professional. Dweck reveals what all great parents, teachers, CEOs, and athletes already know: how a simple idea about the brain can create a love of learning and a resilience that is the basis of great accomplishment in every area.
9781841767918
¥101.05 Wordery ¥106.15 Book Depository ¥128.00 AbeBooks ¥132.46 Blackwell's ¥175.48 Amazon US
The first deployment of the V-1 was in June 1944 when, following two years of tests, Hitler gave the order to attack England. Known to the Allies as the "Buzz Bomb" or "Doodlebug", the V-1 was the world's first cruise missile. This book explores the V-1 in detail, from its initial concept, first use in 1944, the various Allied counter-measures, and the later use of the V-1 during the Battle of the Bulge. The major foreign derivatives, including the US copy "JB-2 Loon" and numerous post-war Soviet variants, are also covered.
9780062654182
¥78.57 Kennys ¥89.37 Book Depository ¥104.89 Wordery ¥108.97 Blackwell's ¥111.79 AbeBooks
In this a charming, satirical "children's" book, BuzzFeed's lead animal editor and an acclaimed art director/illustrator poke fun at our contemporary, hyper-connected, and often mundane millennial age and the absurdities of the #blessed time and place in which we all now live. Welcome to "Digi Valley," the epitome of twenty-first-century urban life! The animal-people who call it home do cool things: life coach, cat landlord, baby DJ teacher, app developer, iPhone photographer, new media consultant, beauty blogger, and, of course, freelancer. On the street, in the coffee shop, at the farmer's market, or the local vegan cafe, you'll meet new friends like Frances and Sadie, Freelance Frank, Realtor Rick, and Bethany the Beauty Blogger as they bike, drive, bus, hoverboard, and Uber their way around town-or just sit and enjoy a latte while doing important things on their devices. Everybody in Digi Valley is very, very busy-texting, tweeting, video chatting, sending selfies, swiping for dates, and binging on their favorite shows. Whether you're looking for a job at the latest media startup or want to publish your own web series, this urban mecca has something for everyone.And with the emotionally sensitive, tech-friendly Digi Valley Elementary School, it's a great place to raise kids too! In What Are We Even Doing With Our Lives? Chelsea Marshall and Mary Dauterman have created an authentic fictional world that illuminates the funny, silly, earnest experience of millennial life. But watch out when the unthinkable happens-the internet goes down! Filled with dozens of illustrated spreads, What Are We Even Doing With Our Lives? is the most honest children's book for all ages ever written ...like seriously.
9780544668294
¥82.01 Book Depository ¥91.54 AbeBooks ¥105.98 Wordery ¥112.88 Kennys ¥113.17 Blackwell's
On remote Codfish Island off the southern coast of New Zealand live the last ninety-one kakapo parrots on earth. These trusting, flightless, and beautiful birds the largest and most unusual parrots on earth have suffered devastating population loss. Now, on an island refuge with the last of the species, New Zealand s National Kakapo Recovery Team is working to restore the kakapo population. With the help of fourteen humans who share a single hut and a passion for saving these odd ground-dwelling birds, the kakapo are making a comeback in New Zealand. Follow intrepid animal lovers Sy Montgomery and Nic Bishop on a ten-day excursion to witness the exciting events in the life of the kakapo.
9780878440030
¥276.73 Amazon CA ¥316.45 Amazon US ¥479.03 Readings ¥554.69 AbeBooks ¥572.09 Better World Books
The story of Rutledge's return after 44 years to Hampton Plantation, his boyhood home. Built in 1730, the stately mansion and its extensive grounds and woodlands are now one of South Carolina's state parks. The restoration of this house and reminiscences about Rutledge's early years there captures the unique spirit of Hampton. Hampton Plantation whose two-thousand acres spread along the southern bank of the great Santee River in coastal South Carolina had been in the Rutledge family since 1686. From this house, the British Colonel Banastre Tarleton stole the parish Bible and prayer book. It served as the headquarters of General Francis Marion, the Swamp Fox of the Revolution. Once, when surprised by "No-Quarter" Tarleton, he broke the arm off the ebony Chippendale chair in which he was dozing. Here lived Edward Rutledge, the Signer, and John Rutledge, the able Governor of South Carolina. In 1791, when George Washington made his triumphal tour of the South he stayed at Hampton.This is the book that earned Rutledge a Nobel Prize nomination.
9781434234537
¥55.25 Book Depository ¥66.58 Wordery ¥72.38 Kennys ¥87.53 Blackwell's ¥89.48 AbeBooks
Fourteen-year-old Amy Kestrel is a powder pig. Often hidden beneath five layers of hoodies, this bleach-blonde, CO ski bum is tough to spot on the street. However, get her on the slopes, and she’s hard to miss. Shredding since the age of three, Amy’s well-to-do parents support her ambitions both emotionally and financially. She’s always got the latest and greatest gear ? custom boards, top-of-the-line boots, and killer shades. But when a strange group of masked men threaten her favorite mountain, she'll need every ounce of the one thing she lacks . . . confidence.
9780072408157
¥1,042.78 AbeBooks ¥1,098.27 Better World Books
PLEASE READ THIS! MY LIFE DEPENDS ON IT! Okay, maybe that was a bit melodramatic, but I'm sorry, I'm feeling a bit melodramatic at the moment. Here's the deal. My name is Brooklyn Pierce, I'm fifteen years old, and I am decisionally challenged. Seriously, I can't remember the last good decision I made. I can remember plenty of crappy ones though. Including that party I threw when my parents were out of town that accidentally burned down a model home. Yeah, not my finest moment, for sure. But see, that's why I started a blog. To enlist readers to make my decisions for me. That's right. I gave up. Threw in the towel. I let someone else decide which book I read for English. And whether or not I accepted an invitation to join the debate team from that cute-in-a-dorky-sort-of-way guy who gave me the Heimlich maneuver in the cafeteria. (Note to self: chew the melon before swallowing it.) I even let them decide who I dated! Well, it turns out there are some things in life you simply can't choose or have chosen for youlike who you fall in love with. And now everything's more screwed up than ever. But don't take my word for it. Read the book and decide for yourself. You'll laugh, you'll cry, you'll scream in frustration. Or maybe that's just me. After all, it's my life.
9781449971700
¥133.63 Book Depository ¥136.52 Blackwell's ¥140.25 Wordery ¥156.27 Amazon US ¥156.52 AbeBooks
Welcome to New Washington, the most prolific center of technological and thaumatological research in the 23rd century.For nearly two hundred years, the largest city in the former United States has been struggling to rebuild the culture that was dealt a hefty blow by the return of magic. Some might say that this goal has been reached or surpassed, but the average metropolitan citizen's way of life has been irrevocably altered on a day-to-day basis. Weapons are worn openly on the streets. Magical certification is a basic requirement of even the most mundane office job.There is one institution, though, that has survived the changed culture of the modern world: the supermarket.On the corner of 15th Street and Neimuth Avenue, the employees of the neighborhood Securemarket(tm) face a host of challenges that only New Washington can offer: Corporate Knights, gun-toting customers, monsters disguised as cereal boxes, and, most frightening of all ... employee romance.Join Steve, Zap, Alan, Matt, and the rest of the afternoon shift as they struggle to survive a far more difficult adventure than a hardened mercenary will ever face: retail.
9781844009794
¥157.30 Book Depository ¥183.30 Blackwell's ¥186.92 Kennys ¥190.03 AbeBooks ¥205.28 Wordery
The Cath Kidston Crochet Tin is an irresistible gift set that is a perfect introduction to this traditional craft. Bringing her usual modern take to crochet, Cath Kidston has designed a colourful patch cushion that will cheer up any room. Using double-knitting weight yarn in six upbeat, bright Cath Kidston colours, you can now make your very own Cath Kidston cushion. Packaged in a bright floral design, re-useable tin, this gift set includes everything you need to make the cushion including six balls of double-knitting weight yarn, one red metal 4mm crochet hook plus a double-sided pattern sheet that gives all the instructions for making up the cushion. In addition, the gift set includes a 48 page paperback booklet containing all the essential information on the basic crochet techniques, including foundation chains, single crochet, double crochet, changing colours and finishing off. There are even some alternative ideas for what else you can make with your crochet patches in case one cushion isn't for you. With the clearly written instructions accompanied by explanatory diagrams, this set will tempt everyone to pick up a hook and start crocheting.
9780871134691
¥100.49 Book Depository ¥122.53 AbeBooks ¥124.96 Wordery ¥129.63 Blackwell's ¥144.45 Amazon CA
Each year some sixty billion dollars are spent on foreign aid throughout the world. Whether in donations to charities such as Save the Children, Oxfam, CARE, UNICEF, or the Red Cross, in the form of enormous loans from the World Bank, or as direct payments from one government to another, the money is earmarked for the needy, for relief in natural disasters?floods or famines, earthquakes, or droughts?and for assistance in the development of nations.The magnitude of generosity from the world’s wealthy nations suggests the possibility of easing, if not eliminating, hunger, misery, and poverty; in truth, however, only a small portion of this sixty billion dollars is ever translated into direct assistance. Thanks to bureaucratic inefficiency, misguided policies, large executive salaries, political corruption, and the self-perpetuating ?overhead" of the administrative agencies, much of this tremendous wealth is frittered away, as Graham Hancock’s alarming and comprehensive book reveals. Hancock cuts through the smoke screens and hot air of the ?aristocracy of mercy" to provide a critical look at a multinational business that has never been subject to strict accountability.Lords of Poverty is a case study in betrayals of a public trust. The shortcomings of aid are numerous, and serious enough to raise questions about the viability of the practice at its most fundamental levels. Hancock’s report is thorough, deeply shocking, and certain to cause critical reevalua
9780500519516
¥285.99 Kennys ¥338.68 AbeBooks ¥354.97 Amazon UK ¥355.24 Blackwell's ¥382.00 Amazon CA
Description: A striking, sumptuous portfolio of catwalk and behind-the-scene images of John Galliano's highly creative collections for his eponymous label. John Galliano's (b. 1960) ascent in the world of fashion design was swift and filled with acclaim for his bold, quick-witted sensibility and his theatrical flair. He became head designer for Givenchy in 1995, and then for Christian Dior in 1996, and directed his own fashion label between 1996 and 2011. He was named Designer of the Year at the British Fashion Awards four times. Currently creative director of the Paris-based fashion house Maison Margiela, Galliano has fascinated the fashion world with his often outrageous and whimsical creations, including some of the most memorable collections of the 20th century: from the iconic Suzie Sphinx collection to luxurious and edgy reinventions of Chinese, Peruvian, Yemeni, or Mongolian costumes. Unfolding chronologically with short texts by fashion expert Claire Wilcox introducing each collection, John Galliano: Unseen captures the designer's mesmerizing creations for his eponymous label (including rich and idiosyncratic details) and the intense backstage work of Galliano's trusted collaborators. Robert Fairer's long stint as backstage photographer for Vogue gives him a unique perspective, and his exquisite photographs of Galliano's collections, many of which are published here for the first time, offer insights into the extravagance and playfulness of one of the world's most flamboyant, innovative, and controversial fashion designers at the zenith of his career.
9780735210622
¥166.38 Book Depository ¥168.11 Amazon US ¥183.94 Wordery ¥186.38 AbeBooks ¥188.67 Blackwell's
Daniel H. Pink, the #1 bestselling author of Drive and To Sell Is Human, unlocks the scientific secrets to good timing to help you flourish at work, at school, and at home. Everyone knows that timing is everything. But we don't know much about timing itself. Our lives are a never-ending stream of "when" decisions: when to start a business, schedule a class, get serious about a person. Yet we make those decisions based on intuition and guesswork. Timing, it's often assumed, is an art. In When: The Scientific Secrets of Perfect Timing, Pink shows that timing is really a science. Drawing on a rich trove of research from psychology, biology, and economics, Pink reveals how best to live, work, and succeed. How can we use the hidden patterns of the day to build the ideal schedule? Why do certain breaks dramatically improve student test scores? How can we turn a stumbling beginning into a fresh start? Why should we avoid going to the hospital in the afternoon? Why is singing in time with other people as good for you as exercise? And what is the ideal time to quit a job, switch careers, or get married? In When, Pink distills cutting-edge research and data on timing and synthesizes them into a fascinating, readable narrative packed with irresistible stories and practical takeaways that give readers compelling insights into how we can live richer, more engaged lives.
9781481472173
¥115.97 Book Depository ¥123.65 Amazon US ¥140.39 AbeBooks ¥144.66 Blackwell's ¥153.04 Wordery
Nadia's family is forced to flee their home in Aleppo, Syria, when the Arab Spring sparks a civil war in this timely coming-of-age novel from award-winning author N.H. Senzai. Silver and gold balloons. A birthday cake covered in pink roses. A new dress. Nadia stands at the center of attention in her parents' elegant dining room. This is the best day of my life, she thinks. Everyone is about to sing "Happy Birthday," when her uncle calls from the living room, "Baba, brothers, you need to see this." Reluctantly, she follows her family into the other room. On TV, a reporter stands near an overturned vegetable cart on a dusty street. Beside it is a mound of smoldering ashes. The reporter explains that a vegetable vendor in the city of Tunis burned himself alive, protesting corrupt government officials who have been harassing his business. Nadia frowns. It is December 17, 2010: Nadia's twelfth birthday and the beginning of the Arab Spring. Soon anti-government protests erupt across the Middle East and, one by one, countries are thrown into turmoil. As civil war flares in Syria and bombs fall across Nadia's home city of Aleppo, her family decides to flee to safety. Inspired by current events, this novel sheds light on the complicated situation in Syria that has led to an international refugee crisis, and tells the story of one girl's journey to safety.
9781412996068
¥525.18 Amazon US ¥656.45 AbeBooks ¥724.05 Book Depository ¥759.14 Kennys ¥775.70 Blackwell's
In this cutting edge new textbook Shelia Kennison provides a comprehensive introduction to the field of language development. Taking a broad perspective that covers the period before birth through old age, Kennison covers all of the many facets of this exciting field. Throughout the text there is a strong integration of world languages and bilingualism; the biological basis of language (including cognitive neuroscience and the socio-cultural influences on language); language development across cultures; grammatical development; and language-related delays and disorders. Each chapter includes multiple pedagogical features such as key terms, review questions, suggested projects, recommended readings and videos. In addition, there are special features highlighting examples that illustrate the diversity of human languages, noteworthy research discoveries, and case histories of extraordinary individuals.
9781760120719
Do you love Billie B Brown? Then this collection is for you. It includes all 20 books in the Billie B Brown series!
9789814189736
¥197.62 Blackwell's ¥198.24 Book Depository ¥209.83 Wordery ¥233.22 Amazon UK
Robert Kuok is one of the most highly respected businessmen in Asia. But this legendary Overseas Chinese entrepreneur, commodities trader, hotelier and property mogul has maintained a low profile and seldom shed light in public on his business empire or personal life. That is, until now. In these memoirs, the 94-year-old Kuok tells the remarkable story of how, starting in British Colonial Malaya, he built a multi-industry, multinational business group. In reflecting back on 75 years of conducting business, he offers management insights, discusses strategies and lessons learned, and relates his principles, philosophy, and moral code. Kuok has lived through fascinating and often tumultuous times in Asia - from British colonialism to Japanese military occupation to post-colonial Southeast Asia and the dramatic rise of Asian economies, including, more recently, China. From his front-row seat and as an active participant, this keen, multi-cultural observer tells nearly a century of Asian history through his life and times. Readers interested in business, management, history, politics, culture and sociology will all enjoy Robert Kuok's unique and remarkable story.
9780230704237
¥339.65 AbeBooks ¥418.48 Better World Books ¥446.62 Amazon US
Emily Gravett is an author/illustrator of unique talent and skill and has won both the Kate Greenaway Medal and the Nestle Children's Book Prize Bronze Award twice. Firstly for her debut picture book Wolves in 2005 and again for Little Mouse's Big Book of Fears in 2008. A former traveller, Emily has now settled in Brighton with her partner and their daughter.
9780241264348
¥293.98 Powells Books ¥420.86 Readings ¥435.75 AbeBooks
Take a fresh look at India's great epic with The Illustrated Mahabharata and rediscover the lost kingdoms, dynasties, and characters of the Mahabharata. Follow the tale as it unfolds through 18 parvas with stunning photographs, paintings, sculptures, and historical artefacts. Discover the principal characters of the Mahabharata and their family trees, and understand key moments from the birth of Pandavas and Kauravas to the death of the elders. Know the Mahabharata with this beautiful retelling of India's greatest epic.
9780935111507
¥85.34 AbeBooks ¥361.86 Better World Books
SOS Help For Emotions - Managing Anxiety, Anger, And Depression (Revised 2014) is a self-help book that is fun to read and easy to apply. To see SOS Videos and all SOS Books, click on (by Lynn Clark Author) just below the Main Title of this book. By understanding and applying insights and techniques from this book, you will learn useful self-help methods from cognitive behavior therapy. You will gain insight into changing your thoughts and feelings and for becoming more successful in attaining your goals. Knowing the five steps of Emotional Intelligence (EQ) will help you to deal with difficult people more effectively. Most people believe that bad events (such as a large credit card debt) and unpleasant people (an overly critical boss) directly cause high levels of anxiety, anger, depression and other miserable feelings. However, SOS teaches what we believe and tell ourselves about the bad events and those difficult people primarily determine our upsetness. When you believe that other people and bad events directly cause your emotions, how do you go about helping yourself to feel better? You cannot help yourself feel better. You are stuck in a rut if you believe that you must change other people or the world before you can feel better. Some people think getting very angry will cause others to change. However, others will not change as a result of your anger. Successful people find a way to change their anger into calmness and then to go about achieving their goals. SOS teache
9780310269700
¥187.17 Powells Books
When we call ourselves Christians, we expect that our love for Jesus, our hunger for His presence, our urgent longing to see Him again will be a constant, motivating force in our lives, writes Anne Graham Lotz. Yet sometimes ...in the busyness of our days or the duties of our jobs or the familiar habits of our worship or the everyday routine of our homes, the longing becomes complacency, and we sleep through opportunities to be with Him. Anne knows from personal experience that it’s then, as we’re drifting in comfortable complacency, that we most need a wake-up call—a jolt that pushes us to seek out a revival of our passion for Jesus that began as a blazing fire but somehow has died down to an ineffective glow. The revival we need now is not a tent meeting or a series of church services designed to save the lost. It’s something completely different: authentic, personal revival. In I Saw the Lord, Anne shares the revival lessons she has carried to audiences throughout the world, showing you how you can experience an authentic, deeper, richer relationship with God in a life-changing, fire-blazing revival. It begins here. Now. Open this book and hear the wake-up call. Then get ready for the fire of revival to fall ... on you!
9398712306994
¥292.33 Readings ¥341.30 The Nile AU
Utopia is a satirical comedy set inside the offices of the Nation Building Authority, a newly created government organization responsible for overseeing major infrastructure projects. It follows the working lives and frustrations of the people charged with turning these grand political dreams into reality. From new roads and rail lines to airports and high-rise urban developments, Utopia examines the forces that go into creating a very well-designed white elephant. Following a host of bureaucratic nightmares, budgetary blowouts, endless PR spin and pointless meetings, the team behind this multi-award winning production are proud to present their latest white elephant--Utopia Seasons 1 and 2 Box Set--re-branded and re-packaged for a new generation of nation builders. Utopia proves that if you build it, they won't necessarily come!
9783942214209
¥167.13 Book Depository ¥175.73 Kennys ¥178.29 Blackwell's ¥183.57 AbeBooks ¥219.86 Wordery
Cookie Mueller (1949-1989) was a firecracker, a cult figure, a wild child, a writer, a go-go dancer, a mother and a queer icon. A child of suburban 1950s Maryland, she made her name first as an actress in the films of John Waters, and then as an art critic and columnist, a writer of hilarious stories and a maven of New York's downtown art world. Edgewise, by Berlin-based actress and writer Chloé Griffin, tells the story of Cookie's life through an oral history composed of more than 80 interviews with the people who knew her, including John Waters, Mink Stole, Gary Indiana, Sharon Niesp, Max Mueller, Linda Yablonsky, Richard Hell, Amos Poe and Raymond Foye. The contributors take us from the late-1960s artist communes of Baltimore to 1970s Provincetown and New York, through 1980s Berlin and Positano. Along with the text, Edgewise includes artwork, unpublished photographs and archival material and photography by Philip-Lorca diCorcia, David Armstrong, Robert Mapplethorpe, Peter Hujar and others.
9789573318316
¥475.20 AbeBooks ¥494.09 Better World Books
Ha li po te (4) - huo bei de kao yan ('Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire' in Traditional Chinese Characters)
9780730324218
¥139.59 Book Depository ¥165.49 AbeBooks ¥230.14 Powells Books ¥255.48 The Nile NZ ¥259.17 The Nile AU
This is the only money guide you’ll ever need. That’s a bold claim, given there are already thousands of finance books on the shelves. So what makes this one different? Well, you won’t be overwhelmed with a bunch of ‘tips’ … or a strict budget (that you won’t follow). You’ll get a step-by-step formula: open this account, then do this; call this person, and say this; invest money here, and not there. All with a glass of wine in your hand. This book will show you how to create an entire financial plan that is so simple you can sketch it on the back of a serviette … and you’ll be able to manage your money in 10 minutes a week. You’ll also get the skinny on: • Saving up a six-figure house deposit in 20 months • Doubling your income using the ‘Trapeze Strategy’ • Saving $77,641 and wipe almost seven years off your mortgage • Finding a financial advisor who won’t rip you off • Handing your kids (or grandkids) a $140,000 cheque on their 21st birthday • Why you don’t need $1 million to retire … with the ‘Donald Bradman Retirement Strategy’. Sound too good to be true? It’s not. This book is full of stories from everyday Aussies — single people, young families, empty nesters, retirees — who have applied the simple steps in this book and achieved amazing, life-changing results. And you’re next. About the Author SCOTT PAPE is the Barefoot Investor. A fiercely independent investment advisor who, for over a decade, has reached millions of Australians through his newspaper columns, and on TV and radio. In 2014 he and his family lost everything in a bushfire...but what they did next—that's the real story.
9780765378699
¥87.33 AbeBooks ¥144.76 Better World Books ¥249.57 Powells Books ¥306.70 The Nile NZ ¥321.54 The Nile AU
The only hope for the survival of the human race, Flynn Carroll, must stop aliens who have found a way to eliminate humanity by controlling the mind of the president of the United States.
9780409334623
¥738.44 The Nile NZ ¥751.46 The Nile AU ¥764.34 Readings ¥870.55 AbeBooks
Principles of Australian Contract Law sets out the general principles of contract law in a manner suitable for students. This text is written in an accessible style, while at the same time introducing the relevant language that is specific to contract law. The text has a clear structure which makes it easy to navigate the material. The explanatory approach will help students to develop their analytical and problem-solving skills necessary for successful legal practice.Focusing on a study of the relevant case and statute law, the text covers: * History and theory * Formation of a contract* Terms of a contract * Vitiating factors * Discharge * Illegality * Remedies based on contract * Other bases of relief* Third party rights Principles of Australian Contract Law is a text designed to support single semester courses in contract law.
0025192314155
¥177.29 Deep Discount
From the producers of Battlestar Galactica, Caprica and Farscape comes the third season of Defiance. Nolan and Irisa return to the ruins of Defiance seven months after the complete destruction of New York City. They find the town on the verge of war with the Votanis Collective, led by the notorious General Rahm Tak. To beat impossible odds and to save Defiance from the brutality of the Votanis Collective, the town turns to the mysterious Omec, a long-lost race of Votans with a blood-stained past
9781786495259
¥57.17 Book Depository ¥73.39 Kennys ¥79.35 Wordery ¥97.22 AbeBooks ¥120.25 Blackwell's
Call Me By Your Name is the story of a sudden and powerful romance that blooms between seventeen-year-old Elio and his father's house guest Oliver during a restless summer on the Italian Riviera. Unrelenting currents of obsession and fear, fascination and desire threaten to overwhelm the lovers who at first feign indifference to the charge between them. What grows from the depths of their souls is a romance of scarcely six weeks' duration, and an experience that marks them for a lifetime. For what the two discover on the Riviera and during a sultry evening in Rome is the one thing they both already fear they may never truly find again: total intimacy.
9780571339105
¥75.11 Kennys ¥84.59 Blackwell's ¥86.56 Book Depository ¥99.73 AbeBooks ¥113.29 Wordery
The eye-popping, gob-smacking, rib-tickling phenomenon that is QI serves up a brand new selection of 1,423 facts to bowl you over.Bees can play football.Cholesterol is good for you.Camels gave humans the common cold.English has 3,000 words relating to drunkenness.In 1851 all the 436,800 sandwiches sold in London were ham.Books used to be put on shelves with their spines facing inwards.A German airline allows an extra kilo of hand luggage, provided it's books.There are more trees on Earth than there are stars in the Milky Way.Iceland has more volcanoes than footballers.
9780071115940
¥525.52 Better World Books ¥843.14 AbeBooks
Suitable for one- or two-semester courses. This book features several illustrations and photos, interesting narrative, traditional organization, and comprehensive coverage.
9780753140246
¥835.90 Readings ¥917.16 AbeBooks
The beginning of the hilarious and irreverent series that has more than 80 million copies worldwide, <em>The Color of Magic</em> is where we meet tourist Twoflower and wizard guide Ricewind, and follow them on their always-bizarre journeys. A writer who has been compared to Mark Twain, Kurt Vonnegut, and Douglas Adams, Sir Terry Pratchett has created a complex, yet zany world filled with a host of unforgettable characters who navigate around a profound fantasy universe, complete with its own set of cultures and rules. Book Description <em>Imagine, if you will . . . </em> <em>a flat world sitting on the backs of four elephants who hurtle through space balanced on a giant turtle. In truth, the Discworld is not so different from our own. Yet, at the same time, very different . . . but not so much.</em> In this, the maiden voyage through Terry Pratchett's divinely and recognizably twisted alternate dimension, the well-meaning but remarkably inept wizard Rincewind encounters something hitherto unknown in the Discworld: <em>a tourist!</em> Twoflower has arrived, Luggage by his side, to take in the sights and, unfortunately, has cast his lot with a most inappropriate tour guide—a decision that could result in Twoflower's becoming not only Discworld's first visitor from elsewhere . . . but quite possibly, portentously, its very last. And, of course, he's brought Luggage along, which has a mind of its own. And teeth.
9780842388559
¥692.31 AbeBooks
America's God & Country Inspirations Perpetual Calendar, spiral-bound softcover, by William J. Federer, Tyndale House Publishers. Each date presents a highlight of what occurred on this day in the lives of historical figures along with their respective quotes.
9780522860580
'Thousands of people come to watch particular players because there is something about them that they can connect with and that excites, and Liam is doing just that…But he's also showing that he's a great man, a special person.' —Jimmy Stynes, President of the Melbourne Football Club.Known as the 'Warlpiri Warrior,' the 'Jurrahcane' and 'Cougar,' Liam Jurrah is a rising star of the AFL, known for his startling displays of skill, artistry and the 'deadly' impact of his football ability. But despite Liam's prodigious talent, he is a relative newcomer to the AFL.This book tells the incredible journey travelled by Liam, a fully initiated Warlpiri man, from the remote Aboriginal desert community of Yuendumu to the MCG, as the first of his kind to play football at an elite level.Written by the man whose family provided a home for Liam when he first moved to Melbourne, this is the story of how Liam learned about life in the 'big smoke,' his time at Collingwood and his recruitment by Jimmy Stynes and the Melbourne Football club. Along the way the book describes how the author and his family came to understand and treasure the richness of Liam's Warlpiri culture. According to Martin Flanagan, “Liam Jurrah is like no other sports story in Australia, and possibly the world, at this time.”
9781631406799
¥170.69 Kennys ¥177.80 Book Depository ¥195.28 AbeBooks ¥209.39 Blackwell's ¥275.18 Powells Books
Angel: Season Six picks up where the television series left off! Volume 2 of a two-volume set, this collection contains Angel: After the Fall, Vol. 4, Angel: Aftermath, and Angel: Last Angel in Hell.
9781594631849
¥99.30 Book Depository ¥105.06 Wordery ¥114.08 Kennys ¥123.81 AbeBooks ¥143.87 Blackwell's
Combining the deft social analysis of Where Good Ideas Come From with the optimistic arguments of Everything Bad Is Good for You, New York Times bestselling author and one of the most inspiring visionaries of contemporary culture, Steven Johnson, maps the ways a connected world will be both different and better. Steven Johnson proposes that a new model of political change is on the rise transforming everything from local government to classrooms to health care. It’s a compelling new political worldview that breaks with traditional categories of liberal or conservative thinking. Johnson explores this innovative vision through a series of fascinating narratives: from the "Miracle on the Hudson" to the planning of the French railway system; from the battle against malnutrition in Vietnam to a mysterious outbreak of strange smells in downtown Manhattan; from underground music video artists to the invention of the Internet itself. At a time when the conventional wisdom holds that the political system is hopelessly gridlocked with old ideas, Future Perfect makes the timely and uplifting case that progress is still possible. 
9780908606627
Feeling very frisky, a little black dog enjoys chasing all the cats he meets until he comes across Scarface Claw.
9780131424159

Java

by ( Jul, 2005 )
¥989.31 Book Depository ¥993.86 Blackwell's ¥999.66 Kennys ¥1,039.68 AbeBooks ¥1,229.66 Better World Books
Java, an object-oriented language with many standard libraries, offers both complexities and opportunities. This introductory book makes use of a new approach to understanding programming in Java. Provides an objects-first approach to programming. Introduces object-oriented graphics and writing methods early in the book. Motivates readers to use event-driven programming. Reinforces the importance of understanding several threads. For anyone interested in the programming language of Java.
9781849838153
¥94.95 Kennys ¥115.05 Book Depository ¥122.96 AbeBooks ¥146.99 Blackwell's ¥163.94 Wordery
Cenzo is a world-weary fisherman, determined to sit out the rest of the war. He’s happy to stay out of the way of the SS, quietly going about his business of fishing in the lagoons of northern Italy. Then one night, instead of pulling in his usual haul, Cenzo fishes a young woman out of the canal. Guilia is an Italian Jew who has managed to escape capture and is determined to find her family. This meeting results in them both taking an entirely unexpected journey, and Cenzo suddenly finds himself thrown headlong into the world of international wartime politics, where everyone has their own agenda and nowhere is safe…
9781844034529
¥256.04 Better World Books ¥296.82 AbeBooks
Cartoons have never been more popular! Budding cartoonists-try your hand at this fantastic, fun graphic art form, with the help of this fully illustrated guide. From ancient graffiti to modern strips and animation, here's the fascinating history of cartooning, and everything needed to get started: guidance on tools and materials for hand-drawn cartoons; advice on computer hardware and software; and all the techniques, including hand lettering. Learn to create characters; convey mood and movement; use humor; tell stories in pictures; and work in superhero, comic book, Marvel, Lichtenstein, Manga, and other popular styles. Includes master classes, plus plenty of tips for beginning professionals, the best reference sources, what clients want, and how to present and sell work.
9781432900588

Atoms

by ( Jun, 2007 )
¥1,424.43 AbeBooks ¥1,512.08 Better World Books
Explains how scientists learned about atoms; describes atomic structure, how atoms combine into molecules, and how they respond to changes around them; and suggests related activities.
9780761429203
¥175.43 Book Depository ¥294.69 AbeBooks
Provides comprehensive information on spiders and the process of how they make webs.
9781477809570
¥101.22 Book Depository ¥116.84 AbeBooks ¥132.19 Wordery ¥166.40 Powells Books ¥230.59 Readings
Mona Berman has it all—a twenty-year marriage, a successful career as a romance novelist, and three teenage daughters. But when her husband, Brian, leaves her for someone younger, thinner, blonde, and French, she has to step back and take a good, long look at her life.First, her career. She can’t continue to write about "Happily Ever After," so she changes the heroine of her new book from a hot young thing to a forty-something woman who manages to find happiness without a man. Her agent isn’t too happy—the heroine is how old? She doesn’t get the guy in the end? How is that even possible?But Mona is tough, and she’s got Anthony, her personal assistant, and a few good friends to cheer her on and keep the stiff martinis flowing. And Ben. Ben is her plumber, but not your average plumber. He’s smart enough to know that Brian was never good enough for her, and sexy enough to be cast as the romantic lead in quite a few of her books. The sound of his voice alone can send her imagination into full romantic overdrive.Then she meets Mitch, who might be just the guy for her. And there’s still Ben, who’s managed to come to her rescue more than once. But—there’s a book to publish, a soon-to-be-ex-husband to deal with, and what has Aunt Lily done this time? Can Mona work this all out? Can life imitate art, and can Mona write her own happy ending?
9781618931313
¥147.64 Book Depository ¥173.04 Kennys ¥177.27 Wordery ¥178.44 AbeBooks ¥191.57 Blackwell's
There is no organization whose inner workings are more secretive than the Vatican - the spiritual and physical centre - of the Catholic Church. Now, with a dynamic new leader in Pope Francis, all eyes are upon the Church, as this immensely popular Pope seeks to bring it back from the right to the centre, in what can almost be described as a populist stance. With topics including politics, women, finance, scandal, and reform at the fore, never before have so many eyes been upon the Church in what could be its defining moment for modern times.Now, the most respected journalist covering the Vatican and the Catholic Church today takes readers inside the inner workings of the Vatican to reveal its machinery, and the man at the helm in a way that no other writer can.The Boston Globe has stated that John L. Allen "is basically the reporter that bishops and cardinals call to find out what's going on within the confines of the Vatican."