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The Wine Bible
by Karen MacNeil

Language

English

Pages

1008

Publication Date

October 13, 2015

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<DIV>Announcing the completely revised and updated edition of <I>The Wine Bible</I>, the perennial bestselling wine book praised as <I>“The most informative and entertaining book I’ve ever seen on the subject”</I> (Danny Meyer), <I>“A guide that has all the answers” </I>(Bobby Flay), <I>“Astounding”</I> (Thomas Keller), and <I>“A magnificent masterpiece of wine writing”</I> (Kevin Zraly).<BR /><BR /> Like a lively course from an expert teacher, <I>The Wine Bible</I> grounds the reader deeply in the fundamentals while layering on informative asides, tips, amusing anecdotes, definitions, glossaries, photos (all new for this edition), maps, labels, and recommended bottles. Karen MacNeil’s information comes directly through primary research; for this second edition she has tasted more than 10,000 wines and visited dozens of wine regions around the world. New to the book are wines of China, Japan, Mexico, and Slovenia. And through it all the reader becomes ever more informed—and, because of the author’s unique voice, always entertained: “In great years Pétrus is ravishing, elegant, and rich—Ingrid Bergman in red satin.” Or, describing a Riesling: “A laser beam. A sheet of ice. A great crackling bolt of lightning.”<BR />  </DIV>
Why Dogs Can't Eat Chocolate: How Medicines Work and How You Can ...
by Louise Achey

Language

English

Pages

160

Publication Date

December 01, 2013

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<DIV><B>A pharmacist explains the science behind prescription medications—with helpful hints for avoiding adverse reactions and side effects.</B><BR />  <BR /> If you are one of the millions who take at least one prescription drug regularly, how can you stay safe when their effects can be so unpredictable—and occasionally even dangerous? Just as chocolate has a very different effect on your dog than it does on you, prescription drugs don’t always work the same from person to person.<BR />  <BR /> In this book, a pharmacist and award-winning medical educator simplifies the complex and confusing information about pharmaceuticals, reveals the three “Ds” of taking medicine safely, and explains in a clear and entertaining way what happens in our bodies when we take a medicine or supplement—to help you make safer, smarter choices for your own health.<BR />  </DIV>
The Complete America's Test Kitchen TV Show Cookbook 2001 - 2019:...
by America's Test Kitchen

Language

English

Pages

1040

Publication Date

October 02, 2018

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<b>This lively collection includes every recipe from all 19 seasons of the hit TV show with more than 1,200 foolproof recipes and dozens of tips and techniques. Learn what happens in the test kitchen before and during filming the show.</b><br /><br />All your new favorites are here--from Chinese Pork Dumplings and Chicken Picatta to French-Style Scrambled Eggs and Skillet-Roasted Brussels Sprouts to Lemon Bars and Easy Holiday Sugar Cookies. With this newly revised and updated edition, you'll have 19 years of great cooking and expertise from America's most-trusted test kitchen.
250+ Best Kindle Fire & Fire HD Apps (Over 200 FREE APPS)
by , Jenna Edwards

Language

English

Pages

180

Publication Date

July 04, 2014

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At Last, the Only Book You Need to Discover the Best Kindle Fire & Fire HD Apps - Over 200 FREE APPS and Free Lifetime Updates<br />This is it! The Number 1 Best Seller in Computers and Technology The one and only Amazon e-book you need to find the top apps for the Kindle Fire. Forget wasting hours on research, we've done it for you. Forget confusion, we've tried and tested every app. And forget about getting left behind, with our free lifetime updates we'll keep you up to speed with the best paid and free Kindle Fire apps on the Amazon Appstore. UPDATED May 2015 - Kindle Fire FREE APPS and paid apps now clearly marked.<br /><br />Perfect for the New Fire Tablet Owner<br />Whether you've just bought your Kindle Fire tablet , are discovering Kindle Fire apps for the first time, looking for free apps for the Kindle Fire or simply want to discover great apps that you might have missed the first time round, then this Amazon e-book is for you. And if you are looking for a clear and comprehensive user guide for your Kindle, check out our Kindle Fire HD User Guide.<br /><br />Free Lifetime Updates to Keep you Current<br />The best apps today might not be the best apps tomorrow. What's hip and what's not in the Amazon Appstore can change in the blink of an eye. That's why we're releasing updates of this book on a regular basis and you can receive them absolutely free even after you've purchased this book.<br /><br />Something for Everyone in the Most Comprehensive Guide Available <br />How many app reviews and recommendations do you need to create the most comprehensive guide available? 100 apps reviewed? 200 apps reviewed? We didn't set ourselves a number, we just kept searching for great paid and free apps until we'd found something for everyone. And when we'd finished we had more than 250 apps covering 20 different categories and over 200 free apps reviewed; a truly comprehensive resource.<br /><br />Tried and Tested for Fire HD Tablets<br />Not every app in the Amazon Appstore will work on your Kindle Fire; many are developed for other android tablets or mobile phones. That's why, for your peace of mind, every app reviewed and recommended in this book has been tested by us and approved by Amazon to work with your Kindle Fire or Fire HD.<br /><br />Unbiased Reviews and Recommendations<br />We only care about one thing, bringing you honest and helpful reviews of the best Kindle apps available. We don't develop apps, we don't sell apps and we don't get paid to write app reviews. We just love apps and use them all the time.<br /><br />Intuitive Navigation and Easy One Click Selection<br />With our clear and easy to use table of contents you can navigate seamlessly to the categories that matter to you and your family. In each category discover our favorite "Must Have" app. Read reviews of all the top Kindle Fire apps and our recommendations for the best of the rest. Find an app you like and with one click redirect immediately to the relevant product page in Amazon's Appstore for the full app description and download options.<br /><br />Bonus Material<br />If you're just getting to know your Kindle Fire for the first time then take a look at our bonus material where you will learn how to purchase and download apps, understand permissions and set parental controls.<br /><br />Over 250 Apps in these 20 Categories<br />Books, Comics & Reading <br />Education & Reference <br />Entertainment <br />Finance <br />Food, Drink & Cooking <br />Games<br />Health & Fitness <br />Kids <br />Lifestyle & Hobbies <br />Music <br />News & Magazines<br />Novelty <br />Photography, Art & Creativity <br />Productivity<br />Shopping <br />Social Networking & Communications<br />Sports<br />Travel, Navigation & City Info <br />Utilities <br />Weather
The Unofficial Guide to Universal Orlando 2018 (The Unofficial Gu...
by Seth Kubersky

Language

English

Pages

392

Publication Date

December 12, 2017

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<b>THE Comprehensive Guide to Universal Orlando</B><BR><BR><i>The Unofficial Guide to Universal Orlando</i> by <b>Seth Kubersky</b> is packed with detailed, specific information on every ride, show, and restaurant in the resort, including insider details on Harry Potter's Hogsmeade and Diagon Alley, as well as the new waterpark Volcano Bay. <BR><BR>Compiled and written by a former Universal Orlando employee, and based upon decades of research from a team whose work has been cited by such diverse sources as USA Today and Operations Research Forum, <i>The Unofficial Guide to Universal Orlando</I> provides step-by-step detailed touring plans that allow you to make the most of every minute and dollar during your Universal Orlando vacation.<BR><BR> The guide includes info on where to find the cheapest Universal Orlando admission tickets, how to save big on Universal on-site hotel rooms and skip the regular lines in the parks, when to visit Universal Orlando for the lightest crowds, and everything else you need to know for a stress-free Universal Orlando experience.</BR>
How to Be Debt Free: A simple plan for paying off debt: car loans...
by Avery Breyer

Language

English

Pages

111

Publication Date

November 15, 2016

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Have debt? Find out how to spend less on interest and more on the things you want. Take some time for straight talk and proven strategies.<br /><br />Because you’ve seen all the goofy ideas and fads that don’t work. Now it’s time to get back to basics with <b>a simple, time-tested, step-by-step plan that anyone can follow</b>. <br /><br />Arm yourself with the truth about getting out of debt. <br /><br /><h2>Knowledge is power and you’re going to get it.</h2><br /> Find out:<br /><br />•Whether your mortgage is good or bad (the answer may surprise you!)<br />•About <b>the Power Pay Off Plan (and how Sam saved 20 grand)</b><br />•The <b>secrets to successfully get out of debt</b><br />•<b>Where to find the money</b> you need for debt free living<br />•<b>How much money</b> you ought to be putting towards paying off debt<br />•<b>The truth about debt consolidation</b> (including pitfalls to avoid)<br />•How to use <b>insurance to protect yourself</b> from the unexpected<br />•<b>What to do next</b>, once you’ve started on the road to wealth<br /><br /><b>Your student loans, mortgage, car loans, and credit card balances can all be gone with the straightforward strategies you’ll learn in this book.</b> You don’t have to feel stress, shame, or embarrassment over it for one moment longer. You’re going to take control and change your life for the better.<br /><br />You’ll also get <b>free access to The Debt Destroyer</b>. This wickedly good tool will create <b>a customized plan</b> for you to <b>pay off debt</b> and ensure that more of your money stays in your pocket.<br /><br />You don’t have to tackle this alone, and you don’t have to be rich to pull this off. If you want debt help on a budget - with <b>straight talk</b> and no tricks - you’ll find <b>everything you need</b> right here. Debt relief can be yours.<br /><br /><h2>Buy this book today and get started. It’s your turn to get ahead. </h2><br /><br />(Formerly published as <i>"Your Road to Wealth Starts Here"</i>.)
THE ULTIMATE MEDICAL MARIJUANA STRAIN REFERENCE AND GROWING GUIDE...
by Michael Blood

Language

English

Pages

316

Publication Date

August 29, 2017

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Nearly everyone is now aware that Marijuana has significant medical value. <br />What most do not realize is that different strains have profoundly different effects – <br />that this or that strain may be remarkable at healing arthritis, other strains will do little or nothing for.<br />Indeed, many conditions will actually be exacerbated by some strains! <br />For instance, most people think, “Pot makes you hungry” – and while a majority of strains <br />are excellent for people needing to gain weight, there are actually several strains that SURPRESS <br />appetite! (They are excellent for weight loss). Another blatant example is anxiety – while there are <br />many strains that dramatically decrease anxiety, there are many, many others that worsen it! <br />This is true down the line with most conditions. <br />This work represents over two years of research reading nearly every book on the subject of <br />Medical Marijuana and visiting hundreds of on-line sites on the topic. The largest number of <br />conditions I ever found listed in once cite was 30! This book lists over 120 Conditions cross<br />referenced with over 500 different Strains. <br />With each strain, to the extent the information is available ANYWHERE you are informed of its <br />type (Cannabis sativa or Cannabis indica – or in the case of hybrids {most strains are hybrids of <br />the two} the percentage of each, the THC%, the CBD%, the parent strains, the original breeder, <br />the taste, smell, any specific growing needs and characteristics, the flowering time (from 28 days <br />from seed to harvest to up to 20 weeks of flowering (AFTER initial growth) and the expected bud <br />weight at harvest (38 grams to over 9 Kilograms). <br />Whether you have Arthritis, Migraines, Hyperhidrosis, Cancer (and all the problems with chemo.), <br />PTSD or any one of the over 120 conditions listed (Including over 60 strains for sexual arousal alone) <br />this is a MUST HAVE BOOK!<br />Additionally, if you are considering growing, this is essential and, again, a must have<br />Book.<br />
Overdressed: The Shockingly High Cost of Cheap Fashion
by Elizabeth L. Cline

Language

English

Pages

267

Publication Date

June 14, 2012

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Until recently, Elizabeth Cline was a typical American consumer. She’d grown accustomed to shopping at outlet malls, discount stores like T.J. Maxx, and cheap but trendy retailers like Forever 21, Target, and H&M. She was buying a new item of clothing almost every week (the national average is sixty-four per year) but all she had to show for it was a closet and countless storage bins packed full of low-quality fads she barely wore—including the same sailor-stripe tops and fleece hoodies as a million other shoppers. When she found herself lugging home seven pairs of identical canvas flats from Kmart (a steal at $7 per pair, marked down from $15!), she realized that something was deeply wrong. <p><br />Cheap fashion has fundamentally changed the way most Americans dress. Stores ranging from discounters like Target to traditional chains like JCPenney now offer the newest trends at unprecedentedly low prices. Retailers are pro­ducing clothes at enormous volumes in order to drive prices down and profits up, and they’ve turned clothing into a disposable good. After all, we have little reason to keep wearing and repairing the clothes we already own when styles change so fast and it’s cheaper to just buy more. </p><p><br />But what are we doing with all these cheap clothes? And more important, what are they doing to us, our society, our environment, and our economic well-being? </p><p><br />In <i>Overdressed, </i>Cline sets out to uncover the true nature of the cheap fashion juggernaut, tracing the rise of budget clothing chains, the death of middle-market and independent retail­ers, and the roots of our obsession with deals and steals. She travels to cheap-chic factories in China, follows the fashion industry as it chases even lower costs into Bangladesh, and looks at the impact (both here and abroad) of America’s drastic increase in imports. She even explores how cheap fashion harms the charity thrift shops and textile recyclers where our masses of cloth­ing castoffs end up.</p><p><br />Sewing, once a life skill for American women and a pathway from poverty to the middle class for workers, is now a dead-end sweatshop job. The pressures of cheap have forced retailers to drastically reduce detail and craftsmanship, making the clothes we wear more and more uniform, basic, and low quality. Creative inde­pendent designers struggle to produce good and sustainable clothes at affordable prices.</p><p><br />Cline shows how consumers can break the buy-and-toss cycle by supporting innovative and stylish sustainable designers and retailers, refash­ioning clothes throughout their lifetimes, and mending and even making clothes themselves.</p><p><i><br />Overdressed </i>will inspire you to vote with your dollars and find a path back to being well dressed and feeling good about what you wear.</p>
Laptop Battery Troubleshooting
by Bill Platt

Language

English

Pages

11

Publication Date

April 01, 2017

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If you are getting really annoyed at your laptop computer, because it always needs recharged after just a few minutes use, the common assumption is that maybe the battery is worn out and needs replaced.<br /><br />But don't race to the computer store just yet...<br /><br />The actual life of a laptop battery will vary with computer usage habits. For most users, it is not uncommon to experience differences in battery life, of anywhere from just under one hour to over two hours in each sitting. <br /><br />If you are experiencing shorter battery life cycles, say 10 to 15 minutes, be sure to read the rest of this short guide and put to use the advice it offers.<br /><br />If this technique works to restore battery life to your laptop battery, then you might just be able to save yourself the cost of a premature battery replacement.<br /><br />There are several factors to take into consideration when determining if the time has come to replace your battery. This information may also apply to that new battery or new computer you have recently purchased, that has been giving you fits.
The Complete Guide to High-End Audio
by Robert Harley

Language

English

Pages

577

Publication Date

March 01, 2015

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<div><B>An updated edition of what many consider the “bible of high-end audio” </B><BR>  <BR> In this newly revised and updated fifth edition, Robert Harley, editor in chief of the <I>Absolute Sound</I> magazine, tells you everything you need to know about buying and enjoying high-quality hi-fi. With this book, discover how to get the best sound for your money, how to identify the weak links in your system and upgrade where it will do the most good, how to set up and tweak your system for maximum performance, and how to become a more perceptive and appreciative listener. Just a few of the secrets you will learn cover high-end sound on a budget, how to do it cheap and still do it right; five system set-up mistakes and how to avoid them; how to make your speakers sound up to 50% better, at no cost; how to choose and set up a computer-based music system; how to find the one speaker in 50 worth owning; and why all 100-watt amplifiers don't sound the same. Since the first edition's publication in 1994,<I> The Complete Guide to High-End Audio</I> has been considered the essential reference on high-quality music reproduction, with more than 150,000 copies sold in five languages.</div>

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