As Chimney Sweepers Come to Dust (Flavia de Luce, #7)

As Chimney Sweepers Come to Dust (Flavia de Luce, #7)Hard on the heels of the return of her mother s body from the frozen reaches of the Himalayas, Flavia, for her indiscretions, is banished from her home at Buckshaw and shipped across the ocean to Miss Bodycote s Female Academy in Toronto, her mother s alma mater, there to be inducted into a mysterio

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Advanced Physical Chemistry (Chemistry Lessons, #3)

Advanced Physical Chemistry (Chemistry Lessons, #3)After four lousy boyfriends in a row, chemical engineer Penny Popplestone swears off men until she can figure out why they keep cheating on her But her no men resolution hits a snag when the mysterious and superhumanly hot barista at her favorite coffee shop strikes up a friendship with her Penny

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Blend

BlendWhen the widowed owner of the wine bar Vineyard decides she wants to take some time off and travel abroad, she leaves her business in the very capable hands of the two women she trusts most her daughter Piper and Vineyard s general manager, Lindsay For Lindsay Kent, Vineyard is her dream job She

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Proof: The Science of Booze

Proof: The Science of BoozeHumans have been perfecting alcohol production for ten thousand years, but scientists are just starting to distill the chemical reactions behind the perfect buzz In a spirited tour across continents and cultures, Adam Rogers takes us from bourbon country to the world s top gene sequencing labs, int

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Energy: A Human History

Energy: A Human HistoryPulitzer Prize and National Book Award winning author Richard Rhodes reveals the fascinating history behind energy transitions over time wood to coal to oil to electricity and beyond.People have lived and died, businesses have prospered and failed, and nations have risen to world power and declined

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A is for Arsenic: The Poisons of Agatha Christie

A is for Arsenic: The Poisons of Agatha ChristiePeople are fascinated by murder The popularity of murder mystery books, TV series, and even board games shows that there is an appetite for death, and the unusual or macabre the method, the better With gunshots or stabbings the cause of death is obvious, but poisons are inherently myster

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Caesar's Last Breath: Decoding the Secrets of the Air Around Us

Caesar's Last Breath: Decoding the Secrets of the Air Around UsIt s invisible It s ever present Without it, you would die in minutes And it has an epic story to tell.In Caesar s Last Breath, New York Times bestselling author Sam Kean takes us on a journey through the periodic table, around the globe, and across time to tell the story of the air we breathe, w

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Rust: The Longest War

Rust: The Longest WarA thrilling drama of man versus nature detailing the fierce, ongoing fight against the mightiest and unlikeliest enemy rust It has been called the great destroyer and the evil The Pentagon refers to it as the pervasive menace It destroys cars, fells bridges, sinks ships, sparks house fires

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Molecules: The Elements and the Architecture of Everything

Molecules: The Elements and the Architecture of EverythingIn his highly anticipated sequel to The Elements, Theodore Gray demonstrates how the elements of the periodic table combine to form the molecules that make up our world Everything physical is made up of the elements and the infinite variety of molecules they form when they combine with each other.

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Napoleon's Buttons: How 17 Molecules Changed History

Napoleon's Buttons: How 17 Molecules Changed HistoryThough many factors have been proposed to explain the failure of Napoleon s 1812 Russian campaign, it has also been linked to something as small as a button a tin button, the kind that fastened everything from the greatcoats of Napoleon s officers to the trousers of his foot soldiers When tempera

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The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie (Flavia de Luce, #1)

The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie (Flavia de Luce, #1)It is the summer of 1950 and at the once grand mansion of Buckshaw, young Flavia de Luce, an aspiring chemist with a passion for poison, is intrigued by a series of inexplicable events A dead bird is found on the doorstep, a postage stamp bizarrely pinned to its beak Then, hours later, Flavia find

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