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Witches, Sluts, Feminists: Conjuring the Sex Positive

Witches, Sluts, Feminists: Conjuring the Sex Positive

by Kristen J Sollee

Don't judge this book by its cover!

5out of 5 by Mauricio 16 minutes ago

Witch, Sluts, Feminists: Conjuring the Sex Positive is written by Kristen J. Sollee. Sollee is an author, manager, and instructor. She has worked for various notable news publications, held lectures ... More

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Russian Futurism, Vol. 5

Russian Futurism, Vol. 5

performed by Novosibirsk "Filarmonica" String Quartet

Russian Futurism For String Quartet

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4out of 5 by Gissinglover 1 hour ago

The budget-priced Arte Nova label has issued five CDs devoted to the now obscure music of the Russian Futurists. I took advantage of the low price on these recordings to explore works and composers ... More

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Witches, Sluts, Feminists: Conjuring the Sex Positive

Witches, Sluts, Feminists: Conjuring the Sex Positive

by Kristen J Sollee

A Treat for lovers of feminists

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5out of 5 by Adelita 3 hours ago

Witches, Sluts, Feminists: Conjuring the Sex Positive by Kristen J. Sollee a treat for lovers of sex and feminists empowerment. The purpose of this book is about the feminist legacy of the witch ... More

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No Less Days

No Less Days

by Amanda G Stevens

David carries the weight of centuries...

4out of 5 by J. Augustine 16 hours ago

Barbour is best known for their sweet historical romances and novella collections so my curiosity was piqued when I read the blurb for No Less Days and, even though it is marked as suspense, it ... More

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Nikolai Miaskovsky: Cello Concerto; Cello Sonatas 1 & 2

Nikolai Miaskovsky: Cello Concerto; Cello Sonatas 1 & 2

performed by Andrei Pisarev (piano), Kyril Rodin (cello), Russian Philharmonic Orchestra, Konstantin Krimets (conductor)

Miaskovsky For Cello

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5out of 5 by Gissinglover 21 hours ago

This CD was my introduction to the music of the Twentieth Century Russian composer Nikolai Miaskovsky (1881 - 1950). I was able to purchase the CD virtually risk-free on the budget-priced Arte Nova ... More

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Terra (the Portal Series, Book 2)

Terra (the Portal Series, Book 2)

by Richard Bowker, Ma

I'm eagerly awaiting book 3 in this series!!

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5out of 5 by Wendy B 1 day ago

I'm not usually a big fan of alternate-universe stories, but "alternative history novel" Terra and its predecessor, The Portal, have piqued my interest in this genre. Mr. Bowker cleverly manages to ... More

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P.S. I Still Love You

P.S. I Still Love You

by Jenny Han

You will love this if you read the first one!

5out of 5 by Alondra 1 day ago

All i want to tell you is that so far this book is super good, the first one I enjoyed it so much and this one even better. More

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To All the Boys I've Loved Before

To All the Boys I've Loved Before

by Jenny Han

Really liked it, recommend

5out of 5 by Alondra 1 day ago

This book is really cute and good, contemporary. This is the first book in the series and I think that is an amazing start, you will enjoy it all the way, you will want to read the other two books. ... More

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The Beautiful Cure: Harnessing Your Body's Natural Defences

The Beautiful Cure: Harnessing Your Body's Natural Defences

by Daniel M. Davis

Fantastic book

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5out of 5 by John 1 day ago

I haven't finished reading this book yet. It is a fascinating look at the immune system and how the body fights disease. It is also an inside look at how science and scientists work and how they ... More

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The Theory of Happily Ever After

The Theory of Happily Ever After

by Kristin Billerbeck

Lighthearted

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3out of 5 by Claudia 1 day ago

My favorite part of this book is the quotes at the beginning of each chapter from the book Science of Bliss written by our fictional main character, Dr. Margaret K. Maguire, a scientist who studies ... More

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Prokofiev: Sinfonia Concertante; Miaskovsky: Cello Concerto

Prokofiev: Sinfonia Concertante; Miaskovsky: Cello Concerto

performed by Alexander Dedyuhkin (piano), Mstislav Rostropovich (cello), Malcolm Sargent (conductor)

Early Rostropovich

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5out of 5 by Gissinglover 2 days ago

I became familiar with the beautiful cello concerto by Nicolai Miaskovsky (1881 -- 1950)on a budget-priced release on Arte Nova with the gifted Kyrill Rodin as cellist and Konstantin Krimets ... More

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Shostakovich: String Quartets (Complete), Vol. 5

Shostakovich: String Quartets (Complete), Vol. 5

performed by Eder Quartet

Shostakovich's Last Quartets

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5out of 5 by Gissinglover 2 days ago

A great deal of the music of Shostakovich (1906 - 1975) was composed under the specter of communism and the fear of political pressure. But in his chamber music and in his last works, Shostakovich ... More

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Picture Us In The Light

Picture Us In The Light

by Kelly Loy Gilbert

A Beautiful Story

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3out of 5 by spellbindingstories 2 days ago

I wasn't exactly sure what I would be getting myself into when I picked up this book, but it ended up being a very beautiful story. The leading character, Danny, is where the focus of the story lies ... More

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Cartel Wives: How an Extraordinary Family Brought Down El Chapo and the Sinaloa Drug Cartel

Cartel Wives: How an Extraordinary Family Brought Down El Chapo and the Sinaloa Drug Cartel

by Mia Flores, Olivia Flores

Brilliant

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5out of 5 by Readerready 3 days ago

This book was brilliant, an interesting read that I couldn't put down. A well wrote true story from the wives of twin US informants who helped the US government, bring down the notorious El Chapo and ... More

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My Spiritual Journey: Personal Reflections, Teachings, and Talks

My Spiritual Journey: Personal Reflections, Teachings, and Talks

by Dalai Lama, Sofia Stril-Rever

The Dalai Lama's Appeal To The World

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5out of 5 by Gissinglover 3 days ago

So many books by or with the Dalai Lama have been written in English that I was surprised to learn that the Dalai Lama has also published original books in other languages. Thus Dalai Lama's new book ... More

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All Roads Shattered: A Collection of Dark Fiction Short Stories and Poems

All Roads Shattered: A Collection of Dark Fiction Short Stories and Poems

by Lisa Diaz Meyer

Literary Titan

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5out of 5 by LiteraryTitan 4 days ago

All Roads Shattered by Lisa Meyer is the third book in the All Roads collection. This collection of dark fiction stories and poems begins with The Outposts III, which satisfyingly continues with the ... More

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Natural Causes: An Epidemic of Wellness, the Certainty of Dying, and Killing Ourselves to Live Longer

Natural Causes: An Epidemic of Wellness, the Certainty of Dying, and Killing Ourselves to Live Longer

by Barbara Ehrenreich

Natural Causes

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3out of 5 by Sharon 4 days ago

Very disappointed in this book. I was hoping for the author to write about what "choices" people had in end-of-life decisions, but she went on in great detail about macrophages, self, I, religion, ... More

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Nelson Textbook of Pediatrics, 2-Volume Set

Nelson Textbook of Pediatrics, 2-Volume Set

by Robert M Kliegman, MD, Bonita M D Stanton, MD, Joseph St Geme, MD

Only One of two volumes sent

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1out of 5 by Horace F 4 days ago

I ordered this used text book which clearly says two volumes and only received Volume 2.
The book received is badly worn as well
The seller must have known that there was only one of the two volumes More

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The Radical King

The Radical King

by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Cornel West (Editor)

The Radical And The Dreamer

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5out of 5 by Gissinglover 4 days ago

April 4, 2018, marked the 50th year commemoration of the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. It was an appropriate occasion to think about King and his importance. Among other ways, King's ... More

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An American Vendetta: Hatfield and McCoy Feud

An American Vendetta: Hatfield and McCoy Feud

by T C Crawford, F Keith Davis (Foreword by), Steven M Stone (Introduction by)

Great reprinted book. Fast shipment.

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5out of 5 by Phyllis L 4 days ago

I've been waiting for a reprint of this rare book for a long time and now it is here. Thanks for getting this out quickly to me. More

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Dragon Ascendants

Dragon Ascendants

by Paul E Vaughn

Literary Titan

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4out of 5 by LiteraryTitan 5 days ago

Imagine if you will for a moment a medieval fantasy drama being brewed in a cauldron: throw in a measure of How to Train Your Dragon, add a dash of Game of Thrones, sprinkle in some of The Hobbit all ... More

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Jeremy Poldark: A Novel of Cornwall, 1790-1791

Jeremy Poldark: A Novel of Cornwall, 1790-1791

by Winston Graham

Poldark Series

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5out of 5 by Betty 5 days ago

Had to have the books and the PBS series. Welcome edition to the collection. Condition is excellent and delivery was fast. More

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Why I Wave the Confederate Flag, Written by a Black Man: The End of Niggerism and the Welfare State

Why I Wave the Confederate Flag, Written by a Black Man: The End of Niggerism and the Welfare State

by Trafford Publishing (Creator)

Plain truth

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5out of 5 by Doug Diamond 5 days ago

The truth about racism that is so starkly honest and to the point that it got the author murdered. Worth reading and promoting to others at any cost. More

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