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

        Split-Second Negotiation by Angelique Pinet (2011, F+W Media)

         

        The days of coming to terms over endless meetings and martinis are over. Now it's a brave new hi-tech negotiating world--where big deals go down in lightning-fast text exchanges and a misplaced acronym can cost you your contract--and your career.

         

        But with Split-Second Negotiation, you learn how to use technology to help you win the deal--every time. From exploiting online resources and leveraging social media to adapting classic negotiation strategies to the new paradigm, you'll find everything you need to anticipate your adversaries' moves, outwit them at every turn, and resolve every impasse to your advantage. Split-Second Negotiation: Because it's not enough to win. You have to win now. The days of coming to terms over endless meetings and martinis are over. Now it's a brave new hi-tech negotiating world--where big deals go down in lightning-fast text exchanges and a misplaced acronym can cost you your contract--and your career. But with Split-Second Negotiation, you learn how to use technology to help you win the deal--every time. From exploiting online resources and leveraging social media to adapting classic negotiation strategies to the new paradigm, you'll find everything you need to anticipate your adversaries' moves, outwit them at every turn, and resolve every impasse to your advantage. Split-Second Negotiation: Because it's not enough to win. You have to win now.

         

         


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

          You guys may want to check your wish lists. I think B&N has started updating the pricing on the wishlists now. I was browsing thought for birthday gifts and came across this...it was marked free. Had it been free when I put it there...well, it wouldn't have gone in the wish list, now would it?!:smileyvery-happy: I also saw a few of the other books that I had put in there marked at 7.99 were now listed at 1.99 and I am certain that they weren't that low because again, they wouldn't have been put on the wish list otherwise. 

           

           

          Daughter of Time  

           

          (its an out of print book brought back by the author via smashwords)

           

          A medieval man with an uncertain destiny, Llywelyn, the Prince of Wales, faces treachery and deceit at the hands of friends and foes alike …

          A modern woman with a troubled past, Meg’s life is in tatters when she slips through time and into medieval Wales …

          Only by working together can Meg and Llywelyn navigate the shifting allegiances that threaten the very existence of Wales–and create their own history that defies the laws of time.

          Daughter of Time is a stand-alone prequel to the After Cilmeri Series. Other books in the series include Footsteps in Time and Prince of Time.

           

          • 497. Re: January freebies -- two repeats in religious fiction
            KirstyHaining

            The Centurion's Wife by Davis Bunn & Janette Oke (Baker Publishing Group, 2009)

             

            A sweeping saga of the dramatic events
            surrounding the birth of Christianity--
            and the very personal story of Leah,
            compelled into a betrothal she never wanted,
            drawn by a faith she never expected...

            When her family's wealth and power are lost forever, Leah is sent to Pontius Pilate in hopes that he might arrange a strategic marriage. But despite her betrothed's striking countenance and position, Leah deems life as a centurion's wife a fate worse than death.

            Head of the garrison near Galilee, Alban has ambitions that could one day see him at the seat of power--in Rome itself. Eager to prove himself, he takes on the assignment of a lifetime, one that will put his career, his beliefs, and his very life at risk.

            But when the death--and missing body--of an obscure rabbi find Leah and Alban searching for the same answers, what they discover changes everything.

             

             

            Talk of the Town by Lisa Wingate (Baker Publishing Group, 2008)

             

            In this compelling tale by Lisa Wingate-award winning author of the national best-seller Lone Star Café-the associate producer of TV's hottest show fears Amber Amberson's tiny Texas hometown already knows its Amber is an American Megastar finalist. But after several hilarious culture clashes, the Hollywood pro enlists the help of the quirky townsfolk when the sweet and naïve Amber goes missing. "… entertaining story of life in a small town with Texas-sized charm."-Publishers Weekly

             

             

            • 498. Re: first of the year freebies
              KirstyHaining

              The Witness by Dee Henderson (2006, Tyndale House Publishers)

               

              Police Chief Luke Granger's witness to a murder, Amy Griffin, has been on the run for years. Her family thinks she was murdered eight years ago, but Amy chose to accept a life in the shadows in order to protect her sisters' lives. Now unveiled secrets about their father have thrust the sisters into the public spotlight. The man who wants Amy dead now sees her sisters as the way to locate her. Luke and two of his homicide detectives are determined to stand in the way. They are each falling in love with a different sister, and it's become a personal mission to keep them safe. But chances are that at least one of them will fail, and facing the future will take a faith deeper than any of them currently knows.

               

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

                ETF Trading and Investing Strategies (Collection) 

                By Tom Lydon, Les Masonson, and Marvin Appel

                 

                Publisher: Pearson Education

                Pages: 768

                File size: 9 MB

                 

                Overview

                A brand new collection of state-of-the-art insights into trading and investing…now in a convenient e-format, at a great price!

                 

                Breakthrough ETF trading and investing strategies: 3 eBooks packed with techniques for reducing your risks and costs — and supercharging your returns

                 

                Three remarkable eBooks help you use the latest ETF strategies to cut your investing costs, control your risks, and improve your returns! In The ETF Trend Following Playbook, Tom Lydonhelps you drive superior performance by combining proven trend following strategies, low-cost ETFs, and fully-proven technical analysis methods. You’ll discover how to quickly identify markets that are about to plummet, so you can get out of the way... and how to identify markets that are headed up, so you can capture all of their profits.In Buy—Don’t Hold, Leslie Masonson shows how to avoid the massive stock-market drops that destroy “buy and hold” investors, and offers specific, easy-to-use investing strategies for investors with each risk profile: conservative, moderate and aggressive. Finally, in Investing with Exchange Traded Funds Made Easy, Marvin Appel cuts through today’s ETF marketing hype, helping you choose the right ETFs from the hundreds now available. Drawing on objective data and proven, backtested strategies, Appel reveals what ETFs can and can’t do, and shows exactly how to use them to consistently beat the market.

                 

                From world-renowned investing experts includingTom Lydon, Les Masonson,andMarvin Appel

                • 500. Death Tidies Up - free NOOK Book
                  Doug_Pardee

                  Death Tidies Up (Charlotte LaRue Mysteries #2) [Kensington]

                   

                  Description:

                   

                  Between running her maid service (the successful Maid-for-a-Day) and fretting about her upcoming birthday (the dreaded 6-0), Charlotte LaRue doesn't have much time for gossip. But New Orleans's latest dust-up is hard to ignore--especially since it involves Marian Hebert, one of Charlotte's new clients. Turns out Marian's now-deceased husband once worked for his best friend Drew Bergeron's real-estate agency--and when the business deal soured, so did the friendship. The whole sordid affair came to an unfortunate end when Drew died in a plane crash--and Bill Hebert was killed in what some people insist on calling an accident. Others are convinced it was murder.

                   

                  Pretty juicy stuff, right? Charlotte doesn't think so. She's trying her best to forget all the rumors--she has more important things to worry about these days. Like vacuuming, window-washing. . .and her new job at the old Devilier house. The gorgeous historic home is being transformed into luxury apartments, and Maid-for-a-Day is in charge of the cleanup. Should be easy enough, Charlotte thinks--until she finds a barely-cold corpse in one of the closets.

                   

                  The police are sure the dead man is Drew Bergeron. Funny, considering Drew supposedly died years ago--and Charlotte distinctly remembers attending his funeral. Talk about messy. Suddenly all that gossip about the Heberts and Bergerons seems incredibly timely--and Charlotte wishes she'd listened just a little bit closer. . .

                   

                  With old rivalries flaring--and past secrets suddenly back in the present--Charlotte has a feeling this job will involve some real dirty work. Good thing she has a knack for cleaning up crimes. . .

                  • 501. Re: Unto These Hills - free NOOK Book
                    KirstyHaining

                    Unto These Hills by Emily Sue Harvey (2011, The Story Plant)

                     

                    "A subtle tale deep with character and southern atmosphere to die for. Emily Sue Harvey has a sure touch and strong voice. She's a talent to watch."
                    -- Steve Berry, New York Times bestselling author

                    "Unto These Hills is strong in its characterization and Emily Sue Harvey captures the humor and heartbreak of Southern Culture. The scenes are real and the emotions deep. A wonderfully readable novel."
                    -- Kay Allenbaugh, bestselling author of Chocolate for a Woman's Soul

                    "Emily Sue Harvey creates a strong Southern voice, vibrant characters, and a story that moves us from commonplace life to the brink of emotional destruction and back to salvation."
                    -- Gwen Hunter, author of Ashes to Ashes

                    Unto These Hills is an unforgettable novel of love, scandal, family, and roots by one of the most emotionally authentic authors of our time. Taking us into the deep South's Tucapau Mill Hill, it introduces us to the unforgettable Sunny Acklin. Betrayed, abandoned, and violated, Sunny faces one seemingly insurmountable challenge after another. But she never loses her spirit or the memory of the love that once so richly illuminated her world. As years go by, Sunny does everything she can to make something of her life until at last an opportunity arises, one charged with promise...and undeniable risk.

                    From its vivid evocation of mill hill life to its pitch perfect rendering of the complexities of family and relationships, Unto These Hills is at once epic and intensely intimate. It is the richest novel yet from a writer who fluently speaks the language of our deepest feelings.

                     

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

                      Publisher: Reader's Digest

                      Sold by: Penguin Group

                      Pages: 192

                      File size: 1 MB

                       

                      Overview

                      This small but mighty collection will trigger your memory with fun facts you learned in school-from adverbs to the Pythagorean Theorem. Witty, engaging, entertaining-a book you'll pick up again and again.

                      Author Caroline Taggart discovered two things while researching this book and talking with other people: One, everybody had been to school. And two, they had all forgotten entirely different things. Contained in this handy little book are the facts that you learned in school, but may not remember completely or accurately. Covering a variety of subjects, this book features all the most important theories, equations, phrases, and rules we were all taught years ago.

                      Rediscover:

                      • History: The first president to occupy the White House was John Adams in 1800

                      • Religion: The seven deadly sins and the names of the twelve apostles

                      • Literature: In which Shakespearean play "The quality of mercy" speech appears

                      • Science: The periodic table of elements devised by a Russian chemist in 1889 includes the symbol for lead (Pb), silver (Ag), tin (Sn), and gold (Au)

                      • Nature: How photosynthesis works

                      The information-presented in easy-to-retain, bite-sized chunks-is accurate and up-to- date. It will touch a chord with anyone old enough to have forgotten half of what they learned at school. Here is a perfect gift for every perennial student.

                      • 503. Re: Free NOOKbook summary thread - please no OT
                        scotta316

                        by Tim LaHaye, Jerry B. Jenkins

                        Tyndale House Publishers

                        Publication date:9/21/2010

                         

                        Overview

                        When the trumpet sounds, where will you be? Passengers in an airborne Boeing 747 find out in this riveting novel by renowned Christian speaker Tim LaHaye and master storyteller Jerry Jenkins. Without any warning, passengers mysteriously disappear from their seats. Terror and chaos slowly spread not only through the plane but also worldwide as unusual events continue to unfold. For those who have been left behind, the apocalypse has just begun. This fictional account of life after the Rapture delivers an urgent call to today's readers to prepare their own hearts and minister to others.

                        • 504. 1/5 new
                          spec

                           

                           

                           

                          Finger of Guilt  

                          by Paul Grossman

                          (St. Martin's)

                          Fiction

                           

                          In Finger of Guilt, star investigator Hans Fraksa claims that the Kinderfresser,the vicious child eater of Berlin, has been caught.

                          So why is he worried discarded, gnawed bones will keep appearing?

                          Follow the gruesome case with detective Willi Krauss in The Children of Wrath, by Paul Grossman, coming March 2012.

                           

                           

                           

                           

                           

                          Organize for a Fresh Start  

                          by Susan Fay West

                          (F+W)

                          Self-Help

                           

                          There are more than 76.1 million Baby Boomers in the U.S. who are undergoing various major life transitions including empty nesting, second career or retirement and caregiving for elderly parents. o Organizing titles continue to be well received. Organize Now Updated & Expanded edition has sold 19,535 copies and Organized Simplicity has sold 10,229 copies in their first three months. o Readers will find practical, step-by-step instructions for reorganizing their homes and techniques for keeping their homes organized. - Major life transitions often leave people with homes, belongings and schedules that no longer work for their lifestyles. Organize for a Fresh Start will teach readers step-by-step how to reorganize so they can hold on to what they need, let go of what they don’t, and welcome new things that will help them in the next chapters of their lives. Readers will learn how to reevaluate the function of each room in their homes and reorganize their houses for their current life circumstances. Through tips, checklists, questions and exercises, readers work through the process of managing the new activities and systems in their lives in order to more easily settle into a “new normal.”

                           

                          • 505. 1/5 5 repeats from Baker
                            spec

                            I must be subconciously missing 2011 with those december dates.

                             

                            Stuck in the Middle (Sister-to-Sister #1)  

                            by Virginia Smith

                            (Baker)

                            Romance

                             

                            Joan Sanderson's life is stuck.

                            Her older sister, Allie, is starting a family, and her younger sister, Tori, has a budding career. Meanwhile, Joan is stuck at home with Mom and her aging grandmother. Not exactly a recipe for excitement--or romance.

                            When a hunky young doctor moves in next door, Joan sets out to catch his eye. But it won't be easy. Pretty Tori flirts relentlessly, and Joan is sure that she can't compete. But with a little help from God, Allie, and an enormous mutt with bad manners, Joan begins to find her way out of this rut and into the life she's been hiding from.

                            Book 1 of the Sister-to-Sister series, Stuck in the Middle combines budding romance, soul searching, and a healthy dose of sibling rivalry that is sure to make you smile.

                            "A gentle story of one young woman's season of growth, deftly blending the tangle of family relationships with gifts of whimsy and revelation. A joy to read."--Sharon Hinck, author of Renovating Becky Miller and Symphony of Secrets


                            "Virginia Smith has created a charming and humorous novel that celebrates small-town life, generations of women caring for each other, and the value of finding a deeper, more active faith."--Sharon Dunn, author of the Bargain Hunters mysteries


                            Virginia Smith is a writer of humorous novels, a speaker, and an avid scuba diver. She launched her career as a novelist with the release Just As I Am in 2006, and has been writing fiction ever since. She and her husband, Ted, divide their time between Kentucky and Utah, and escape as often as they can for diving trips to the Caribbean. Visit her website at VirginiaSmith.org

                             

                            Relentless  

                            by Robin Parrish

                            (Baker)

                            Science Fiction & Fantasy

                             

                            Grant Borrows' life has just taken a drastic left turn. There's another man in the world wearing his face and living his life. What's more, the man he sees in the mirror is a stranger.

                            Somehow, he's been Shifted -- his whole life fundamentally altered, in the space of a single breath. But the changes don't stop at skin-level. Inexplicably, he's able to affect objects around him by simply thinking about them. And as he soon learns, he's become the central figure in a vast web of intrigue that stretches from an underground global conspiracy to a prophecy dating back over seven thousand years, that tells of his coming. Enemies and allies find him at every turn, but one thing they all learn very quickly is that you don't want to push Grant Borrows too far...

                            Can destiny be undone?

                            The players are ready. The game is in motion. And the pace is Relentless.

                            In the allegorical tradition of Tolkien and Lewis comes a powerful new myth for a new generation.

                             

                            Light Of Eidon  

                            by Karen Hancock

                            (Baker)

                            Science Fiction & Fantasy

                             

                            Book 1 of Legends of the Guardian King which follows the life of Abramm Kalladorne in his turbulent search for truth and self--a search that will transform him from a sickly, head-in-the-clouds youth to a legendary hero of strength and courage. Set in a world of swords and cloaks, of glittering palaces and mystical temples, of galley ships and ancient, mist-bound cities, his journey illustrates how God pursues and how He uses suffering to mold His children into something greater than was ever thought possible. Written by Karen Hancock, the acclaimed author of Arena.

                             

                            Fools Rush In  

                            by Janice Thompson

                            (Baker)

                            Romance

                             

                            Ever wonder how Italian sounds with a Southern drawl?

                            Bella Rossi's life is just starting to get interesting. When her Italian-turned-Texan parents hand over the family wedding-planning business, Bella quickly books a Boot-Scootin' wedding that would make any Texan proud. There's only one catch--she doesn't know a thing about country music. Where will she find a deejay on such short notice who knows his Alan Jackson from his George Strait? And will Bella ever get to plan her own wedding?

                            Fun, fresh, and full of surprises, this flavorful combination of Italian and Tex-Mex highlights the hilarity that ensues when cultures clash.

                            "I fell in love with the Rossi clan, who feel as passionately about their pizza as Texans do about chili. Add a hunky cowboy with a slow Southern drawl, and you've got a recipe for one terrific story."--Virginia Smith, author, Stuck in the Middle

                            "A charming tale about stumbling upon love and finding a bit of your true self along life's journey. This fun read makes you grateful for the truly important things in life."--Megan DiMaria, author, Searching for Spice and Out of Her Hands


                            Janice Thompson is a seasoned romance author and native Texan. An experienced wedding coordinator herself, Thompson brings alive in her books the everyday drama and humor of getting married. She lives in Texas.

                             

                            Daughter of Joy (Brides of Culdee Creek Series #1)  

                            by Kathleen Morgan

                            (Baker)

                            Historical Romance

                             

                            Love, heartbreak, and triumph lie deep within the wilds of the Colorado highlands.

                            Abigail Stanton's whole life was rooted in her faith, a faith she now clings to for survival. After losing her husband and young son, Abby sets out alone, bereft, and heartsick. And when she is led to Conor MacKay's doorstep, the very foundation of her belief starts to shift.

                            As the volatile rancher's new housekeeper, Abby is supposed to keep his affairs--and his capricious little girl--in order. Abby feels anything but order, though, when she and Conor are together. Can love heal the wounds of the past? Or will Abby and Conor risk even greater losses than they have already suffered?

                            The first in the Brides of Culdee Creek series, Daughter of Joy takes you on a journey of grief, intrigue, and redeeming love in the nineteenth-century Colorado highlands.

                            "A beautiful story of redemptive love."--Robin Lee Hatcher, author of Catching Katie

                            "A beautifully written, poignant love story that will remain with the reader long after the book is closed."--Lori Copeland, author of the Brides of the West series

                            "A spectacular . . . series."--Library Journal

                            • 506. 1/6/2012 - Updated "Limited Time" Freebie List
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                              Nook Book "Limited Time" Freebie List - 1/6/2012

                               

                              New items are in bold and followed by 3 asterisks. Please make sure that the price is what you expect it to be before hitting "Buy".

                               

                              Fiction

                              Urban fantasy

                              Cooking

                              Romance

                              Technology

                              Health, Mind & Body

                              Paranormal Romance

                              Travel

                              Children's Fiction

                              Reference

                              Religious Fiction

                              Diets

                              Paranormal

                              Literary Criticism

                              Science Fiction & Fantasy

                              Self-Help

                              History

                              Historical Romance

                              Erotica

                               

                              • 507. 1/6/2012 - Updated "Limited Time" Freebie List continued
                                spec

                                Computers & Internet

                                Education

                                Suspence

                                Mystery & Thrillers

                                Children's

                                Business

                                Literary Fiction

                                Fantasy

                                Religion & Spirituality

                                Contemporary Fiction

                                Biographies & Memoirs

                                Science

                                Women Sleuths

                                Romantic Suspense

                                Christian Fiction

                                Business & Investing

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

                                  by Nonna Bannister, Denise George, Carolyn Tomlin


                                  Publisher: Tyndale House

                                  File size: 8 MB

                                  Pages: 244 (Shown on Nook ST)

                                   

                                  Overview

                                  Nonna Bannister carried a secret almost to her Tennessee grave: the diaries she kept as a young girl experiencing the horrors of the Holocaust while learning compassion and love for her fellow human beings. Nonna's writings tell the remarkable tale of how a Russian girl, born into a family that had known wealth and privileges, was exposed to the concentration camps and learned the value of human life and the importance of forgiveness.           

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

                                    Absolutely Organize Your Family  - Simple Solutions to Control Clutter, Schedules & Spaces

                                     

                                    Publisher: F+W Media

                                     

                                     

                                    Overview

                                    Managing a family is no easy task. There are school projects to supervise, a constant deluge of laundry and toys to deal with, and after-school activities to drive to every night. It makes you wish you had an instruction manual to help you keep it all together - well, now you do!

                                     

                                    Absolutely Organize Your Family is full of practical and effective solutions for all of your family's organizational challenges.

                                     

                                    Debbie Lillard, professional organizer, mother of three and author of the popular book Absolutely Organized, offers all new "Absolutes of Organizing Your Family" tips to help you gain and maintain order in three key areas of your family life: Schedules, belongings and spaces. Inside you'll find:

                                     

                                    • Solutions for overcrowded and out-of-control schedules
                                    • Advice on establishing morning, evening, and bedtime routines
                                    • Strategies for organizing toys, collections, artwork, photographs, and more
                                    • Ways to keep closets and dressers in order even in the midst of growth spurts
                                    • Help for your child's schoolbag, desk, and locker
                                    • Methods of keeping bedrooms organized
                                    • Ideas for creating a homework area to improve study habits.
                                     
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