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Reviews for Open Me: 

“Poignant, funny and inspiring,  Open Me  is  a revealing and insightful memoir about finding the courage to choose and the wisdom to surrender.”

Catherine Cooper, author – White Elephant

Open Me is a brave, honest, touching and wildly adventurous true story. Leanne emerges from each page as a spiritual pied-piper, teaching us how to ask and listen, trust and let go.”

Darlene Stewart, Executive Director, Groups & Events, Cineplex

“Leanne’s book made me feel like I was participating in the intimate journey of her evolving soul as she openly shares her heart. She’s a natural story teller and any reader will enjoy this river of life that she recounts.”

Blair Styra, spiritual channel for Tabaash.

Open Me has all the ingredients of a wonderfully inspirational book – a true story, told with honesty, openness, and vulnerability. Already I have been inspired to make changes in my life.”

Kim Chamberlain, author & speaker

Open Me is a radiant reflection of personal turmoil, sadness, and fear unearthed and transformed into courage, joy and profound love.

Linda Christina Beauregard, speaker, author – I Gave Myself Cancer, I Can Take It Away! Alternatives Brought Me Back to Life

“We all have times in our lives when we feel off-kilter or off-track. We all suffer from self-doubt. Leanne has looked inside herself and examined her true purpose – such a journey takes courage and commitment and is not for the fainthearted. This book will help anyone who wants to do the same.”

Melissa Clark-Reynolds, Officer of the New Zealand Order of Merit

“Leanne has written an honest and compelling story of her fears, challenges and truths, taking me with her and allowing me to remember my own. She encourages all women to wake up to what they may be avoiding and to trust their own spirit.”

Kaya Singer, artist, mentor, author – Wiser & Wilder

View the Open Me website here : http://openme.ca

 

Alexi Littrell hasn’t told anyone what happened to her over the summer. Ashamed and embarrassed, she hides in her closet and compulsively scratches the back of her neck, trying to make the outside hurt more than the inside does.

When Bodee Lennox, the quiet and awkward boy next door, comes to live with the Littrells, Alexi discovers an unlikely friend in “the Kool-Aid Kid,” who has secrets of his own. As they lean on each other for support, Alexi gives him the strength to deal with his past, and Bodee helps her find the courage to finally face the truth.

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A tribute to the jeweller’s art looking at examples of precious earrings covering every period and style, from the classic Greek, through diamond and emerald girondoles, to the neoclassical discs popular at the end of the nineteenth century.

A must read for all those interested in the history of earrings.

 

The Rocks Sydney was where the original landing took place for the First Fleet in 1788. David Newton goes beyond the Sydney’s landmark Opera House and Bondi Beach to take readers on a walkabout to explore the Rocks district adjacent to the Sydney Harbour bridge.

Sydney Australia is  truly is an essential port of call on any global itinerary. The largest city in Oceania and an Asia-Pacific powerhouse, Sydney is a diverse mix of new urban cool and classic refinement, with some of the best beaches in the world thrown in for good measure.

The author has gone inch by inch one the Rocks to guide you on a journey to take in the sights and sounds of this heritage district steeped in history. He takes you on a walk via the shops and fine dining, through to the history of the array of historic buildings.

David Newton’s Explore The Rocks Walking will help you find the neighborhood gems that only the local Sydney Private Tours know about. Uncover a gem water side of Sydney harbour that will amaze you. It’s a must read if visiting the harbour city of Australia.

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John Gill has written this book is to show readers how to make money trading Forex. Thousands of people, all over the world, are trading Forex and making a lot of money. Why not you, he asks?

All readers need to start trading Forex is a computer and an Internet connection. You can do it from the comfort of your home & without leaving your day job.

Unlike what most think, you don’t need a large sum of money to start, you can trade initially with a minimal sum, you can start practicing with a demo account without the need to deposit any money to perfect your skills.

FX Trading Strategies is a very easy to read book, simple and straightforward explanations to complex matters. He writes of proven trading strategies for currencies that have quite high profit potential.

People that have minimum financial track record can easily make money by learning how to trade currencies via this book. Explanations on opening a trading account with an online FX broker like Vantage FX and checking other brokers like Pepperstone reviews

FX Trading Strategies features all the in’s and outs of currency trading as well as strategies needed to achieve success by the amateur and experienced trader alike. A must read if the world of FX trading is of interest to you.

 

Peter Craver’s new book moves beyond concrete in standard use in construction and transforms this commonplace material into an elegant medium that can be used throughout the house or commercial building.

Combining cutting-edge concrete design with helpful how-to information, Concrete Finishes offers ingenious ideas for planning and building walls, fireplaces, mantels, hearths, and exterior and interior floors, as well as tips on incorporating architectural elements such as counters, sinks, columns, and water pieces into the project.

The construction of forms, footings, and ties is detailed in clear, easy-to-follow instructions, and special attention is given to finishing techniques, including adding color, texture, and inlays.

Polished concrete floors are an extremely popular around the globe in 2017– open any home or lifestyle magazine and you’re bound to see an example of it!

Concrete Polishing Sydney gives their concrete projects a smooth matt finish, which is achieved by grinding the concrete surface and exposing the aggregates. Smoother polished concrete surfaces can be achieved through extended honing of the surface, using progressively finer abrasives pads for polishing. This imparts a lustre to the concrete surface that is then locked into place with a surface sealant.

All types of floor and wall finishes are in the comprehensive book and is a must read for home renovators.

Joining the ranks of modern myth busters, Dr. Sharon Moalem turns our current understanding of illness on its head and challenges us to fundamentally change the way we think about our bodies, our health, and our relationship to just about every other living thing on earth.

Through a fresh and engaging examination of our evolutionary history, Dr. Moalem reveals how many of the conditions that are diseases today actually gave our ancestors a leg up in the survival sweepstakes. But Survival of the Sickest doesn’t stop there. It goes on to demonstrate just how little modern medicine really understands about human health, and offers a new way of thinking that can help all of us live longer, healthier lives.

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Four Decades For Photocopiers is a  comprehensive history of the “Photocopier,” including when used in literature. This book represents one of the largest compilation of timeline events associated with Photocopier with timelines covering patented inventions, use in business and computer science, literature, law, medicine, psychology, mathematics, chemistry, physics, biology and other physical sciences.

Thomas Crafer gives insights into the technicians and apprentices who over the years add ‘photocopier repair’ expertise to their resumes. He looks at the tools and techniques employed by these highly qualified working professionals who assist with print management. Takes an in-depth look at the history and evolution of each photocopier component and subsystem – including the optical system, coronas, developer section, drums, electronics and sensors, fusing mechanisms, and paper transport rollers and belts – pinpointing the sources and solutions to problems that typically arise through extended use. This book offers readers the background information and on not only the evolution of the photocopier as we know it today but the history of the componentery that goes in to make it.

Wedding Hire

This is a must read for all those planning their wedding or who are about to. Judy gives great insights into planning a range of weddings, for all budgets.  From the event that uses all sorts of wedding hire options through to high budget events where a lot of props and other aspects simply cannot be hired.

Planning Your Wedding has been compiled all the essential planning tools you need and dozens of new ideas into this beautiful wedding workbook organizer.

Inside you will find:
• Detailed timelines and worksheets for scheduling and budgeting
• Planning and money-saving tips on everything from the dress to the music to the reception decor
• 8 tabbed dividers packed with visual inspiration, including more than 100 color photos of centerpieces, table settings, favors, and more
• A perforated color swatch page for mixing and matching your own wedding palette
• Extensive information on choosing your vendors, including checklists of key questions to ask
• Ideas for the twenty-first-century bride, including how to use online tools and mobile for maximum convenience

The Wedding Planner  is an indispensable resource—and a great gift for anyone planning  a joyful, and customised wedding celebration they are sure to remember.

 

‘However, unlike many books on the management of Australian Termites, this one includes not only directions for managing this ferocious timber eating pest, but also the history of Australian Termites. It’s like the difference between being given a fish and learning to fish.’
-Toby James

‘This guide walks you through what you need to know to claim control of your neighbourhood termite.’
– Jane Homes

‘This book gives homeowners a logical framework and solid information to help you deal with Australian Termite pest you will inevitably encounter in Australia.                                                                               – Scott Taker

‘The reader learns the right chemicals, microbial, inorganic, organic and botanical tools for each task in locating and controlling Australian Termites. The uses and dangers of each method – with an explanation of chemical toxicity levels – all detailed enough for the home or business owner to make truly informed decisions on the best termite pest control method ‘
– Jason Collins

An indispensible guide on Australian Termites that every gardener, building professional, home owner as well as business owner and farmer in Australia should haveBefore termites wreak havoc on your property, you’ll want to have the latest revised and completely updated edition of Australian Termites by Malcolm James. It’s your secret weapon for safeguarding your home or business premisses.

Identify the problem before it’s too late. This easy-to-use guide walks you through everything you need to know to take control of a termite infestation.

A thoughtful approach to termite infestation management.  In-depth chapters include an introduction to integrated termite management (ITM), safe management, and overall best treatments. Know all the possible pest control solutions to the problem you’re facing, ranging from indirect strategies through to toxic chemical control of pest infestations.

 

Anyone responsible for organising a voluntary or public event will want to do it safely and well, complying with the legislation relating to different aspects of their event. This book will help you to research, plan, organise, manage and deliver any event, match, show, tournament or function that will be attended by more than a handful of people.

You may be running a gymkhana, fete, fun run, steam fayre, half marathon, carnival, school sports day, jumble sale, tennis tournament, car boot sale, model aircraft show or even a huge pop festival or Formula 1 car race. If you are, and you have not run one of these before, this book is definitely for you.

Whatever the event it is, the principles are the same. As the event manager you will need to research, plan, liaise with authorities, obtain permissions and licences, comply with legal requirements and then deliver the event to the public. Open Air Events will help you will all this and so much more from the tiffany chair hire numbers you need right through to promotional flags that are appropriate to successfully brand the event!