The Little Book of Stoicism: Timeless Wisdom to Gain Resilience, Confidence, and Calmness by Jonas Salzgeber
Requirements: .ePUB reader, 719 KB, 285 pages, Retail
Overview: “How long are you going to wait before you demand the best for yourself?”
– Epictetus, Stoic philosopher
Where can you find joy? Gain strength? How should we face our fears? Deal with the death of a loved one? And what about those reoccurring depressing thoughts?
While traditional schooling doesn’t address such questions, it’s exactly what ancient schools of philosophy were all about: They taught you how to live. Even though these schools don’t exist anymore, you and I and most people are in as much need of a philosophy that guides us through life as we ever were.
This compelling, highly actionable guide shows you how to deal more effectively with whatever life throws at you and live up to your best self.
A mix of timeless wisdom and empowering advice, The Little Book of Stoicism will point the way to anyone seeking a calm and wise life in a chaotic world.
Genre: Non-Fiction > General
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Future’s Series: How It Works: Book of Dinosaurs 8th Edition, 2019
Requirements: .PDF reader, 24 MB
Overview: Before the extinction event that changed their world forever, dinosaurs and their reptilian relatives of the sea and sky ruled the prehistoric world. From Allosaurus to Zuniceratops, travel back in time to the age of the dinosaurs with the How It Works Book of Dinosaurs and discover these “terrible lizards” for yourself.
Genre: Magazines & Newspapers
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The Ultimate Plant and Garden Book by R.J. Turner
Requirements: .PDF reader, 153.2 MB
Overview: From choosing a garden style to selecting and caring for plants, here is everything the gardener needs to know in this comprehensive, lavishly illustrated, and eminently practical encyclopedia. 2,000 full-color photos.
Genre: Non-Fiction > General Gardening
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LaFosse & Alexander’s Essential Book of Origami: The Complete Guide for Everyone: Origami Book with 16 Lessons and Downloadable Instructional Video by Michael G. LaFosse, Richard L. Alexander
Requirements: ePUB Reader, 31MB
Overview: This comprehensive origami book contains 16 easy lessons-each revealing a different aspect of the paper folding magic that is origami!
World-renowned origami artists Michael G. LaFosse and Richard L. Alexander share their wisdom and expertise in this complete introduction to the world of origami paper folding. Beginning origami folders can progress through 16 step-by-step lessons. Each lesson features a project that’s been selected to encourage development of origami folding techniques in a highly enjoyable way. Most of the projects are original, never seen before in print.
In addition to presenting invaluable information about how to select your origami papers, how to preserve and display your origami creations, and even how to begin selling origami commercially-this origami book also presents the authors’ original "philosophy" of the paper folder’s art.
This indispensible origami book provides an understanding of how to: Understand the folding properties and limitations of various papers "Dance with the Paper" which means folding in the air instead of on a table Design your own original origami models Wet-fold paper money Make duo-sided paper by back-coating Prepare papers with pearlescent and lustrous paints for scintillating effects Pre-paint and wet-fold watercolor paper Understand how the paper’s grain impacts fold placement during wet-folding Fold multi-piece modular compositions
Genre: Non-Fiction | General | Children
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The Little Book of Letting Go: A Revolutionary 30-Day Program to Cleanse Your Mind, Lift Your Spirit and Replenish Your Soul by Hugh Prather
Requirements: .MP3 reader, 160 MB
Overview: Prather, whose five million-selling Notes to Myself helped invent self-help, does it again with a completely revolutionary program based on the principal of "letting go." In The Little Book of Letting Go, Prather offers a simple, three-step process for shedding our prejudices, preconceptions, and pre-judgments, and facing each moment with freshness and excitement. In this accessible, friendly book he explains why it is essential that readers learn to let go. He then takes readers on a 30-day plan of cleansing the mind, releasing the spirit and lifting the soul in chapters that include: Letting Go of Mental Pollutants, Letting Go of Emotional Fixation, Letting Go of Misery, Letting Go of Prediction and Control, Letting Go of Conflict Addiction, among others.
Genre: Audiobooks > Non-Fiction
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The Book of Laughter and Forgetting by Milan Kundera
Requirements: .M4B reader, 215 MB
Overview: Rich in its stories, characters, and imaginative range, The Book of Laughter and Forgetting is the novel that brought Milan Kundera his first big international success in the late 1970s. Like all his work, it is valuable for far more than its historical implications. In seven wonderfully integrated parts, different aspects of human existence are magnified and reduced, reordered and emphasized, newly examined, analyzed, and experienced.
Genre: Audiobooks > Fiction Literary, Classics
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The Comic Book Story of Beer: The World’s Favorite Beverage from 7000 BC to Today’s Craft Brewing Revolution by Jonathan Hennessey, Mike Smith
Requirements: .ePUB reader, 172 MB
Overview: A New York Times Best Seller
A full-color, lushly illustrated graphic novel that recounts the many-layered past and present of beer through dynamic pairings of pictures and meticulously researched insight into the history of the world’s favorite brew.
The History of Beer Comes to Life!
We drink it. We love it. But how much do we really know about beer? Starting from around 7000 BC, beer has emerged as a major element driving humankind’s development, a role it has continued to play through today’s craft brewing explosion. With The Comic Book Story of Beer, the first-ever nonfiction graphic novel focused on this most favored beverage, you can follow along from the very beginning, as authors Jonathan Hennessey and Mike Smith team up with illustrator Aaron McConnell to present the key figures, events, and, yes, beers that shaped and frequently made history. No boring, old historical text here, McConnell’s versatile art style-moving from period-accurate renderings to cartoony diagrams to historical caricatures and back-finds an equal and effective partner in the pithy, informative text of Hennessey and Smith presented in captions and word balloons on each page. The end result is a filling mixture of words and pictures sure to please the beer aficionado and comics geek alike.
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