Five freebie reads for Sunday, January 13! These books won’t stay free for long!

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A Short History of the World

by Christopher Lascelles
4.2 stars – 304 reviews
Text-to-Speech and Lending: Enabled
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THE NEW YORK TIMES and AMAZON BEST-SELLER

“A clearly written, remarkably comprehensive guide to the greatest story on Earth – man’s journey from the earliest times to the modern day. Highly recommended” – Dan Jones, author of The Plantagenets: The Kings Who Made England

“Just what we all wanted but were too scared to ask for: everything that ever happened in one digestible, readable book” – Matt Ridley

There is an increasing realisation that our knowledge of world history – and how it all fits together – is far from perfect. A Short History of the World aims to fill the big gaps in our historical knowledge with a book that is easy to read and assumes little prior knowledge of past events.

The book does not aim to come up with groundbreaking new theories on why things occurred, but rather gives a broad overview of the generally accepted version of events so that non-historians will feel less ignorant when discussing the past.

While the book covers world history from the Big Bang to the present day, it principally covers key people, events and empires since the dawn of the first civilisations in around 3500 BC. To help readers put events, places and empires into context, the book includes 36 specially commissioned maps to accompany the text.

The result is a book that is reassuringly epic in scope but refreshingly short in length. An excellent place to start to bring your historical knowledge up to scratch. Once you have read this, you will never feel exposed again!

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Instant Pot Cookbook for Beginners: 1000 Day Quick and Easy Instant Pot Recipes Meal Plan: The Most Complete Instant Pot Recipe Cookbook for Beginners … Instant Pot Pressure Cook

by Katie Banks
4.0 stars – 54 reviews
Lending: Enabled
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Instant Pot Cookbook for Beginners

The only Instant Pot Recipe Cookbook you need in your Kitchen

New to Instant Pot Cooking? Well, here you will find the detailed instructions summarized to understand the basics of your favourite kitchen tool. Whether you are a complete beginner or an advanced user, you will make great use of this cookbook and the recipes in it.

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California Dreams (Second Chances Series Book 2)

by Morris Fenris
4.6 stars – 68 reviews
Text-to-Speech and Lending: Enabled
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What happens when you have two widows, two men, one precocious four-year old, and a life-threatening disease? Dreams come true.

After Jane’s husband was killed in action, she let her dreams of becoming a famous chef, living by the ocean and having a family of her own, die with him. Now that she’s been given a second chance, will she realize all of her dreams, or play it safe?

When Grace’s husband was killed in action, she got the surprise of her life – a baby girl, Daniella. With her daughter’s life hanging in the balance, will she take a leap of faith and realize the resurrection of her dreams, or play it safe?

Follow Jane and Grace as they realize that true love can come around twice, you just have to be willing to take a chance on your lost dreams.

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The Untimely Death Box Set

by James Kipling
3.8 stars – 21 reviews
Text-to-Speech and Lending: Enabled
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A mystery thriller collection you will not forget.

10 gripping novels full of action, suspense, mystery, plot twists.

Do you love stories that are packed full of mystery, suspense, twists and turns? Then you will love all 10 mystery thriller novels in this box set. These books are readers’ favorites with over 330 rave reviews.. This collection is put together for a short time only for your reading pleasure.

Almost half a million words of tense, gripping mystery thrillers.

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Doctor Death: Harold Shipman (British Criminals Book 1)

by Michael Newton
Text-to-Speech and Lending: Enabled
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Britain’s most prolific known serial killer wasn’t a ripper or strangler. He was a licensed physician, bound in theory by the good medical practice guidelines of the General Medical Council established in 1858, making care of patients his “first concern” while “being open, honest, and acting with integrity.”

The “healer” nicknamed Doctor Death achieved none of those goals. But even knowing what he did, the question still remains: Why did he kill?

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The Grimm Chronicles, Vol. 1 (The Grimm Chronicles Box Set)

by Ken Brosky
4.2 stars – 152 reviews
Text-to-Speech and Lending: Enabled
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200 years ago, the Brothers Grimm unleashed their stories upon the world. Now the characters of the Grimms’ stories walk among us, cursed by a corrupting black magic. With every day that passes, they grow more evil. More dangerous.For 18-year-old Alice Goodenough, summer vacation was supposed to mean part-time work at the local library. But when she comes across a mysterious creature and a magic pen, she finds herself suddenly thrust into the role of the Hero. It is now her responsibility to wipe out the Corrupted once and for all. She has no choice in the matter. The Corrupted are everywhere, and only Alice can see them for what they truly are.This book contains the first 3 episodes of the critically acclaimed series:Episode 1: Prince Charming Must Die!Alice Goodenough has been chosen to be the new hero, but not before undergoing a test to see if she’s worthy.

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