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      • 465. Christmas decorating freebies
        bga_reviews

        Two Christmas decorating project books from F+W Media:

        Decorating for Christmas by Kasey Rogers

        The holiday craft team of Kasey Rogers and Mark Wood supply do-it-yourselfers with grand Christmas projects to spruce up the home during this festive season. This team whips up some elegant decorations from the rustic nostalgia of their Country Cabin Christmas to the tradition of a red and white Candy Cane Christmas. Step-by-step instructions show how to create a children's table featuring whimsical toy soldier designs on a tablecloth, centerpiece, curtains, and pillows, as well as a winter wonderland with snowmen and cone shaped trees. The festive projects were beautifully photographed in vintage home settings.

        Christmas Ornaments by Carolyn Vosburg-Hall

        Author Carolyn Vosburg Hall presents 25 projects for beautiful and decorative ornaments to adorn Christmas trees and the home for the holiday season. Each project includes detailed, step-by-step instructions, as well as colorful photographs. The ornaments can be made using common craft supplies such as polymer clay, paper, embroidery floss, beads, and glue, and are suitable for all skill levels.

        • 466. 12/12 freebies
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          The Christmas Dog  

          by Melody Carlson

          (Baker)

          Religious Fiction

           

          Betty Kowalski isn't looking forward to the holidays. She just can't seem to find Christmas in her heart. There's church, of course. But who can she bake for these days? And who would care whether or not she pulled out the Christmas decorations?

          Her new neighbor just adds to the problem. He's doing home improvements that don't appear to be improving much of anything. These days when Betty looks out the window, she sees a beat-up truck, a pile of junk, lots of blue tarps, and--horror of horrors--an old pink toilet.

          But when a mangy dog appears at her doorstep, the stage is set for Betty to learn a very important lesson about what Christmas is all about. This contemporary Christmas story is a timely yet gentle reminder that God can work miracles through something as seemingly insignificant as a little brown dog.

           

           

           

           

           

           

           

           

           

           

           

          What's New in Flash Player 11  

          by Joseph Labrecque

          (O'Reilly)

          Computers & Internet

           

          This book will present you with a full rundown of all the new features in the upcoming Flash Player 11 runtime. Along with each feature, if applicable, will be a demonstration of how to employ the new feature. There's also be a short introduction to Flash Player and a chapter dedicated to providing you with additional resources.

           

           

           

           

           

           

           

           

           

           

           

          What's New in Adobe AIR 3  

          by Joseph Labrecque

          (O'Reilly)

          Computers & Internet

           

          This book will present you with a full rundown of all the new features in the upcoming AIR 3.0 runtime. Along with each feature, if applicable, will be a demonstration of how to employ the new feature. There's also be a short introduction to AIR and a chapter dedicated to providing you with additional resources.

           

          • 467. Re: Free NOOKbook summary thread - please no OT
            LM44

            Improve Your Business Communication (Collection) 

             

            Publisher: Pearson Education

            ISBN-13: 9780132617710

            Pages: 400  (619 pages shown on Nook ST)

            Series: FT Press Delivers Collections Series                         

            File Size: 4 MB

             

            Overview  

            A brand new collection of essential insights for your business and career from world-renowned experts . . . now in a convenient e-format, at a great price!

            Get answers, get action! Supercharge your business writing, question asking, presentation delivery, and more!

            Three full books of proven solutions for supercharging personal effectiveness by improving the way you communicate! Master 52 proven, bite-size, easy-to-use business writing techniques for improving everything from emails to proposals . . . discover how to ask better questions, and get better, more actionable answers . . . learn how to make presentations that win, from the world's #1 presentation expert!

            From world-renowned leaders and experts, including Natalie Canavor, Claire Meirowitz, T. J. Fadem, and Jerry Weissman.

            • 468. Re: Free NOOKbook summary thread - please no OT

               

              Just got this in email  from Copia. You can side load their books into Nook. This one is pretty good. Dig the iPad sweepstakes, too.

               

              I thought you would like this great free eBook, X Is for Xmas, with ten new and classic Christmas mysteries. Please click the URL below to learn more. You can also enter to win a free iPad 2.

              http://booksweepstakes.com/bsw/1dG7b2

              • 469. Re: freebie for nook tablets and updated nook colors
                KirstyHaining

                There's a new type of eBook for nook tablets and updated nook color devices called a "pageperfect nookbook" -- essentially, they're meant to be like a coffee-table picture book.  Very graphical, high-resolution images, etc.  Here's a freebie that illustrates this kind of nookbook:

                 

                Fodor's 100 Hotel Awards (PagePerfect NOOK Book)  by Fodor's (2011, Random House)

                 

                • ISBN-13: 9780876371404
                • Publisher: Fodor's Travel Publications, Inc.
                • Publication date: 12/13/2011
                • Sold by: Random House
                • Format: eBook
                • Sales rank: 92,317
                • File size: 11 MB
                • Items ship to U.S, APO/FPO and U.S. Protectorate addresses.

                 

                • 471. 12/15 freebie(s)
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                  11:15: The Making of a Halfling

                  by Zondervan

                  (Zondervan)

                  genre: Children's Fiction

                   

                  In this illustrated prequel to the Halflings trilogy, written by Heather Burch, Mace and Raven are given a mission to stop a catastrophic event. With his halfling abilities still untapped, Vine is allowed to join the mission, but only as a spectator. The clock is ticking and the tragedy is proving difficult to stop. Will Vine be able to sit back and watch, or will the power of heaven unleash just in time?

                  • 472. Re: 12/15 freebie(s)
                    yellowrosetx

                    Becoming Your Spouse's Better Half and Red Suit Diaries are no longer free.

                    • 473. 12/16 freebies
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                      That Voodoo You Do  

                      by Jodi Redford

                      (Samhain)

                      Romance

                       

                      Something dead this way comes…

                      That Old Black Magic, Book 1

                      For ten long years Griffin Trudeau has managed to keep his paws off Jemma Finnegan, best friend and leading star of his kinkiest fantasies. As her appointed cat familiar, indulging those fantasies with the delectable witch is strictly forbidden. But when Jemma shows up at his door with seduction in mind, control goes right out the window.

                      Too late he realizes making love to Jemma is the trigger that launches a zombie apocalypse.

                      Jemma’s been dealt a double whammy: she’s just discovered she’s a witch. And Griff has been hiding whiskers and a tail. Oh, and if her life wasn’t crazy enough, a dead voodoo queen needs her blood to raise a legion of zombies.

                      There’s one plan that might work to increase Jemma’s powers so she can put an end to the looming holocaust. A sexy threesome with Griff and Logan Scott, a werewolf familiar with a history of rubbing Griff’s fur the wrong way. A cat and a wolf playing nice, much less sharing? It’ll take a miracle.

                      Warning: A witch, tiger and wolf doing naughty things. A dead voodoo queen doing evil things. And zombies doing zombie things. Get your shovels ready.

                       

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                      Napoleon's Pyramids (Ethan Gage Series #1)  

                      by William Dietrich

                      (HarperCollins)

                      Historical Fiction

                       

                      Publishers Weekly

                      At the start of Dietrich's superb historical thriller, his swashbuckling hero, American Ethan Gage, who's living in Paris during the waning days of the French Revolution and was once apprenticed to Benjamin Franklin, wins a curious Egyptian medallion in a card game. Soon after, he's set upon by thieves, chased by the police, attacked by bandits, befriended by Gypsies, saved by a British spy and then packed off to join Napoleon's army as it embarks on its ill-fated Egyptian campaign. There the story really heats up. Once in Egypt, Gage finds himself beset by evildoers bent on stealing the mysterious medallion. As in previous novels like Hadrian's Walland Scourge of God, Dietrich combines a likable hero surrounded by a cast of fascinating historical characters. Riveting battle scenes, scantily clad women, mathematical puzzles, mysteries of the pharaohs, reckless heroism, hairsbreadth escapes and undaunted courage add up to unbeatable adventure rivaling the exploits of George Macdonald Fraser's Harry Flashman. Readers will cheer as the indomitable Gage floats off in a runaway hot-air balloon, hard on the trail of his next exotic undertaking. Author tour. (Feb.)

                      Copyright 2006 Reed Business Information.

                       

                      • 474. 12/17 freebie
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                        The Clinch Knot  

                        by John Galligan

                        (F+W)

                        Mystery & Thrillers

                         

                        The Dog is in Livingston, Montana, daydreaming about fishing the Stone and, as usual, subsisting on Swisher Sweets, vodka-Tang, and the hope that pretending to forget will be enough.

                        He's forged a few tenuous friendships, and now finds himself watching from the bank as troubled local girl Jesse Ringer leads D'Ontario Sneed into the swift current of young love. It's sweet, really . . . but some of the locals object to the relationship on the basis of Sneed's skin color.

                        Then the unthinkable: vibrant, wild Jesse is found shot in the head, and Sneed is passed out in her car, gun beside him, window seams taped, and engine running. Sneed is hospitalized for severe carbon monoxide poisoning and can't string together a sentence to defend himself, so it falls to the Dog.

                        If only the Dog could run from his life without ending up in the tangle and snarl of the lives of others. A man who wants to lose himself in the current must be careful of his backcast; it'll always keep him tethered to a life he's trying to forget.

                        • 475. Re: 12/17 freebie
                          Nancy_BC

                          Thanks, Spec!

                          I should thank yoiu more for your freebies! I really appreciate every selection and list that you post for us.

                           There are always terrific free choices. As a senior on a limited buget it gives me the opportunity to try new authors and subjects before making any permanent purchase decisions. I now have a  lot of real goodies on my shelves!

                          Thanks again and a great HOliday Season to you and yours,

                          Nancy

                          • 476. Re: Free NOOKbook summary thread - please no OT
                            Claudine_Thompson

                            Susan Mallery's Only Us: A Fool's Gold Holiday is currently free

                            Only Us  

                            • 477. Into the Wild -- free NOOK Book
                              Doug_Pardee

                              Into the Wild (Warriors Series #1) (age 10-12) (Harper Collins)

                               

                               

                              Description:

                               

                              Fire alone can save our Clan...


                              For generations, four Clans of wild cats have shared the forest according to the laws laid down by the powerful ancestors. But the warrior code is threatened, and the ThunderClan cats are in grave danger. The sinister ShadowClan grows stronger every day. Noble warriors are dying -- and some deaths are more mysterious than others.


                              In the midst of this turmoil appears an ordinary housecat named Rusty . . . Who may yet turn out to be the bravest warrior of them all.



                              • 478. The Whole Bible Story - free NOOK Book
                                Doug_Pardee

                                Note: reviews on Amazon indicate that this book differs in some details from the narrative in The Bible.

                                 

                                The Whole Bible Story (Bethany House/Baker)

                                 

                                 

                                Description:

                                 

                                Sometimes readers just want to know what happens next. Dr. William Marty presents the entire narrative of the Bible in chronological order from creation to the New Testament Church. The action moves smoothly from story to story without slowing down for law, poetry, prophecy, or instruction. The Whole Bible Story is perfect for new Christians looking to understand the overall flow of the Bible or seasoned believers wanting a refresher course. It can be read straight through or used as a reference tool for better understanding of specific biblical events.

                                • 479. Re: Into the Wild -- free NOOK Book
                                  Irishelf

                                  It figures that this book would be released for free AFTER I had already paid for it!

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