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

        The Golden Goose (KiteReaders Classics) 

        Publisher: Kite Reader

         

        The Brothers Grimm's classic fairly tale sees new life in this enhanced eBook version, that renders the original illustrations by Leslie Brooke & text in a tastefully redesigned digital version with soft pastel colors. KiteReaders' The Golden Goose version also includes read along audio for kids to follow along the story if they are too young to read the book by themselves. The story synopsis: because of a kind deed, a simpleton receives a goose with feathers of pure gold. But when anyone comes too close to the goose, they get Hokety, pokety, stickety, stuck and have to follow the simpleton wherever he goes. The more people who get stuck, the funnier the procession becomes, until the simpleton inadvertently wins over a princess.

        Simpleton's generosity helps him gain a princess for his bride. 

        • 871. Freebies  8-19-2012
          LM44

          I believe "The Rules of Chess" is a repeat freebie.

           

           

          The Rules of Chess  

           

           

          • ISBN-13: 9781888690859                       
          • Publisher: Russell Enterprises, Incorporated
          • Publication date: 10/1/2010

          Overview

          Chess is one of the most challenging - and enjoyable - games that has ever been played. It has a history that goes back over a thousand years, and there is some evidence that perhaps it is even older than that. The Rules of Chess is a free book, in electronic format, that will teach young and old how to play the "Royal Game." Written by one of the great instructors of the modern era, Bruce Pandolfini, it is in fact a small excerpt from his extremely popular book Let's Play Chess (2nd edition). After the material is presented, there is a section listing and describing the chess books published by Russell Enterprises, Inc. which are also available in electronic format. In the meantime, we hope you enjoy The Rules of Chess by Bruce Pandolfini...

           

           

          The Big Sin 

           

          • ISBN-13: 9781440541445                       
          • Publisher: F+W Media
          • Publication date: 3/15/2012
          • Series:Prologue Books Series

          Overview

          When a determined Irish Catholic priest and a tough Jewish police detective team up to solve the murder of a gorgeous showgirl, the evidence of violence and corruption they uncover tears the town apart!

          Of his fast and unusual thriller Jack Webb writes: “The Big Sin was written because I needed faith in myself. So I wrote a story about faith … For all the gaudiness my story may wear as a mystery filled with violence, good is good in it, and bad, bad, ant there’s strength enough in the simply faith within to swing the outcome.”

          Father Shanley refused to believe that Rose had committed the big sin.

          • 872. Repeat Freebie 8-19-2012
            LM44

            God's Answers for Life's Questions 

             

            • ISBN-13: 9781441214768                       
            • Publisher: Baker Publishing Group
            • Publication date: 1/1/2011

            Overview

            Whatever question believers or seekers may have, they'll find a straightforward answer in the Bible. Organized by topic, this easy-to-use book covers subjects including how to know God, relationships, discouragement, finances, and many more. Along with the Bible's answers to the questions are applicable Scripture prayers and promises. The variety of Bible translations included makes all answers easy to understand. Originally published as God's Answers for Your Every Question books, this volume includes the most helpful questions and answers from the original four books.

            • 873. Re: freebie 8-20-2012
              KirstyHaining

              Shut Up and Kiss Me by Christie Craig (2011, re-released by author via Smashwords; previously published by LoveSpell/Dorchester Publishing)

               

              Welcome to Precious, Texas, where fistfights serve as dinner theater and fire ants rain from the sky. The locals are very friendly, if a bit eccentric. No pictures please, or you may find yourself a guest of the county morgue.

              Photojournalist Shala Winters already had her hands full bringing tourism to this backward, podunk town, but her job just got tougher. Pictures can say a thousand words, and one of Shala's is screaming bloody murder. Now she has to entrust a macho, infuriating lawman with her life -- but she'll never trust him with her heart.

              Trusted or not, Sky Gomez isn't about to let a killer get his hands on Shala's Nikon -- or any of her more comely assets, for that matter. Her mouth might move faster than a Piney Woods roadrunner, but all he can think about is how good it must taste...and how she'll never escape true love.

               

              • 874. Free 08/20/12
                BorderCollie

                 

                These are first time free:

                 

                Travelers Rest
                by Ann Tatlock

                 

                Travelers Rest

                 

                • ISBN-13: 9781441271037
                • Publisher: Baker Publishing Group
                • Publication date: 5/1/2012
                • Pages: 352
                • File size: 2 MB

                A YOUNG WOMAN determined to honor her commitment...

                AN INJURED SOLDIER convinced life is no longer worth living...

                A RETIRED DOCTOR certain it's too late to be forgiven...

                Jane Morrow has a dilemma, and love alone may not solve it. Her faith has never been strong, yet somehow she hopes God will answer her prayers and tell her what to do. The answer she finds may not be at all what she expected...

                 

                 

                The Apostle: The Life of Paul
                by John Pollock

                 

                The Apostle: The Life of Paul

                 

                • ISBN-13: 9781434703248
                • Publisher: Cook, David C.
                • Publication date: 11/1/2010
                • Pages: 304
                • File size: 3 MB

                The Acclaimed, Authentic Biography of the Early Church's Greatest Evangelist--the
                Apostle Paul. 

                 

                Master storyteller John Pollock makes Paul and his amazing story freshly alive, so that you can know the greatest apostle much as Luke and Timothy did as they traveled with him. As you turn the pages, you'll sense
                Paul's motives, his aims and priorities; what mattered to him; and what he was willing to die for.

                 

                 

                Renovation of the Heart 
                by Dallas Willard

                 

                Renovation of the Heart

                 

                • ISBN-13: 9781615214556
                • Publisher: NavPress Publishing Group
                • Publication date: 5/1/2002
                • File size: 586 KB

                Experience significant spiritual growth, lose sinful habits, and learn how to increasingly take on the character of Christ. This book explains the common misunderstandings about human nature and the discipleship process. It also outlines the general pattern of personal spiritual transformation—not as a formula, but as a systematic process that we have the responsibility to undertake as intentional apprentices of Jesus.

                 

                 

                The Secrets of Success at Work: 10 Steps to Accelerating Your Career 
                by Richard Hall

                 

                The Secrets of Success at Work: 10 Steps to Accelerating Your Career

                 

                • ISBN-13: 9780133066418
                • Publisher: Pearson Education
                • Publication date: 5/30/2012
                • Edition number: 1
                • Pages: 176
                • File size: 2 MB

                With the working world in turmoil and hundreds of thousands of people experiencing the reality of redundancy for the first time, this book shows how anyone can stay one step ahead and become brilliant at what they do. These are real secrets. Pearls of wisdom learned through years of experience in some of the most competitive companies around. They are the secrets that seriously successful people use to get ahead, even when times are tough. Here are ten core principles that you can use to be the very best at what you do. They're shameless crutches on which to leverage your talent, powerful ways to develop a reputation for excellence and winning strategies that will help ensure your survival in any economic climate. Readers will learn how to

                • Market themselves
                • Get along with their bosses and colleagues alike
                • Be a positive force for optimism and forward thinking
                • Get more done, in less time
                • Set their priorities and manage their time so they're never caught off-guard

                 

                 

                 

                • 875. Re: Free 08/20/12
                  BorderCollie

                   

                  and some more first time free:

                   

                  Global Franchising Operations Management: Cases in International and Emerging Markets Operations 
                  by Ilan Alon

                   

                  Global Franchising Operations Management: Cases in International and Emerging Markets Operations

                   

                  Franchising now represents more than 10% of the US economy and 50% of US retail sales, and this winning business model is now showing exceptional promise outside the US as well. Both franchisors and franchisees are beginning to discover immense opportunities to extend operations or build new franchises in emerging markets. Of course, success will depend on their ability to execute – and extending successful franchising operations outside their home markets requires significant new skills, knowledge, and expertise. In Global Franchising Operations Management, the field’s leading expert and author brings together an unprecedented collection of in-depth cases that illuminate the field’s unexplored opportunities, key pitfalls, and proven best practices. Ilan Alon thoroughly covers key challenges from both the franchisor and franchisee perspective, teaching lessons learned by Marks and Spencer, Ruth’s Chris Steakhouse, Athlete’s Foot, Kodak, Sari Organic, and other pioneers. Through these cases, he addresses pivotal issues such as: Should you take your franchise operation global? What unique marketing and demand management challenges will you face in doing so? Do Master Franchisee or Micro-Franchising strategies make sense for you? What are their risks, and can those risks be managed? How can you efficiently manage logistics, supply chains, and operations in unfamiliar markets? Whatever your role or potential role in global franchising operations, this book will be an indispensable resource.

                   

                   

                  The Financial Crisis in Perspective (Collection) 
                  by Mark Zandi, Satyajit Das, John Authers, George Chacko, Carolyn L. Evans

                   

                  http://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/the-financial-crisis-in-perspective-mark-zandi/1109674963?ean=9780133087529&itm=1&usri=the+financial+crisis+in+perspective

                   

                  • ISBN-13: 9780133087529
                  • Publisher: Pearson Education
                  • Publication date: 5/18/2012
                  • Edition number: 1
                  • Pages: 1040
                  • File size: 7 MB

                  How the financial crisis really happened, and what it really meant: 3 books packed with lessons for investors and policymakers!

                  These three books offer unsurpassed insight into the causes and implications of the global financial crisis: information every investor and policy-maker needs to prepare for an extraordinarily uncertain future. In Financial Shock, Updated Edition, renowned economist Mark Zandi provides the most concise, lucid account of the economic, political, and regulatory causes of the collapse, plus new insights into the continuing impact of the Obama administration’s policies. Zandi doesn’t just illuminate the roles of mortgage lenders, investment bankers, speculators, regulators, and the Fed: he offers sensible recommendations for preventing the next collapse. In Extreme Money, best-selling author and global finance expert Satyajit Das reveals the spectacular, dangerous money games that are generating increasingly massive bubbles of fake growth, prosperity, and wealth, while endangering the jobs, possessions, and futures of everyone outside finance. Das explains how everything from home mortgages to climate change have become fully financialized… how “voodoo banking” keeps generating massive phony profits even now… and how a new generation of “Masters of the Universe” has come to own the world. Finally, in The Fearful Rise of Markets, top Financial Times global finance journalist John Authers reveals how the first truly global super bubble was inflated, and may now be inflating again. He illuminates the multiple roots of repeated financial crises, presenting a truly global view that avoids both oversimplification and ideology. Most valuable of all, Authers offers realistic solutions: for decision-makers who want to prevent disaster, and investors who want to survive it.

                  From world-renowned leaders and experts, including Dr. Mark Zandi, Satyajit Das, and John Authers

                   

                   

                  Fast Track to Business Success (Collection)
                  by Andy Bruce, David Birchall, Patrick Harper-Smith, Simon Derry, David Ross

                   

                  http://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/fast-track-to-business-success-andy-bruce/1110118537?ean=9780133087390&itm=1&usri=fast+track+to+business+success

                   

                  • ISBN-13: 9780133087390
                  • Publisher: Pearson Education
                  • Publication date: 5/21/2012
                  • Edition number: 1
                  • Pages: 712
                  • File size: 33 MB
                  • Note: This product may take a few minutes to download.

                  Master Powerful New Ways to Manage Innovation, Projects, People, and Performance!

                  Three great books present breakthrough techniques for managing innovation, projects, people, and business performance! Innovation: Fast Track to Success presents a practical framework for identifying new commercial opportunities and developing new and better ways of doing things. This integrated framework helps you get all six key elements of innovation right: planning, pipeline, process, platform, people, and performance. Project Management: Fast Track to Success shows how to adapt and simplify project management tools and techniques to make them maximally relevant to modern business operational activities. Finally, in Managing People & Performance: Fast Track to Success, David Ross shows how to get the best possible performance out of every member of your team, whatever their personality or skillset. Ross shows how to build a high-performance team by gaining deep insight into each individual team member and motivating them to work together to deliver the results you need. Together, these three books will teach you the key skills you need to excel as a manager--and accelerate your career development!

                  From world-renowned leaders in optimizing business performance, including Andy Bruce, David Birchall, Patrick Harper-Smith, Simon Derry, and David Ross

                   

                   

                  Powerful PR Strategies for Success (Collection) 
                  by Deirdre K. Breakenridge, Brian Solis 

                   

                  http://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/powerful-pr-strategies-for-success-deirdre-k-breakenridge/1109674962?ean=9780133087307&itm=1&usri=powerful+pr+strategies+for+success

                   

                  • ISBN-13: 9780133087307
                  • Publisher: Pearson Education
                  • Publication date: 5/4/2012
                  • Edition number: 1
                  • Pages: 828
                  • File size: 6 MB

                  A brand new collection of state-of-the-art insights into public relations, from practitioner Deirdre Breakenridge.

                  Master Supercharged PR Techniques Based on the Latest Social and Online Platforms!

                  Three great books help you leverage the latest social media and online platforms to transform the way you do PR--and the results you achieve! In Social Media and Public Relations: Eight New Practices for the PR Professional, social marketing pioneer Deirdre Breakenridge teaches and demonstrates the eight new skills and mindsets you need to build brands and engage customers in a social world. This concise, action-oriented book shows practitioners how to systematically expand their roles, improve their processes, and sharpen their strategies to engage with today’s more sophisticated and socialized customers. Next, in Putting the Public Back in Public Relations: How Social Media Is Reinventing the Aging Business of PR, Breakenridge and Brian Solis show how to bring the “public” back into public relations and get results traditional PR people can only dream about. Drawing on their unparalleled experience, they present powerful new ways to build the relationships that matter and reach a new generation of influencers…leverage platforms ranging from Twitter to Facebook…embed yourself in communities that are shaping the future. Finally, in PR 2.0: New Media, New Tools, New Audiences, Breakenridge helps you master the full spectrum of online tools to build meaningful two-way conversations with everyone who matters to you. Choose the right strategies for each PR scenario and environment, keep the best Web 1.0 tools, stop using outmoded, counterproductive tactics, and master new best practices ranging from online newsrooms to advanced research and analytics.

                  From world-renowned leaders in social media and modern public relations Deirdre Breakenridge and Brian Solis

                   

                   

                  • 876. Repeat Freebies
                    LM44

                    Believe You Can--The Power of a Positive Attitude  

                     

                    By  John Mason

                     

                    • ISBN-13: 9781441213358                       
                    • Publisher: Baker Publishing Group

                     

                    The Pastor's Wife  

                     

                     

                    • ISBN-13: 9781426713873                       
                    • Publisher: Abingdon Press

                     

                    The Call of Zulina  

                     

                     

                    • ISBN-13: 9781426713811                       
                    • Publisher: Abingdon Press
                    • Series: Grace in Africa Series Book 1

                     

                    Highland Blessings  

                     

                    By  Jennifer Hudson Taylor

                     

                    • ISBN-13: 9781426715396
                    • Publisher: Abingdon Press

                     

                    A Simple Amish Christmas 

                     

                    By  Vannetta Chapman

                     

                    • ISBN-13: 9781426716126                       
                    • Publisher: Abingdon Press

                     

                    • 877. Freebie  8-23-2012
                      LM44

                      Touching the Clouds 

                       

                       

                      • ISBN-13: 9781441212214                       
                      • Publisher: Baker Publishing Group
                      • Publication date: 7/1/2010
                      • Series: Alaskan Skies Series , #1

                      Overview

                       

                      She went looking for adventure . . . and found more than she bargained for.
                      Kate Evans is an adventurous and independent young woman with a pioneering spirit. When she leaves her home in Washington State to follow her dream of being an Alaskan bush pilot, she knows it will be an uphill battle. But she never expected it to be quite like this. As the lone woman in a man's world, she finds that contending with people's expectations is almost as treacherous as navigating the wild arctic storms.
                      When she crosses paths with a mysterious man living alone in the forbidding wilderness, she faces a new challenge. Can Kate break through the walls he has put up around his heart? And will fear keep her from realizing her dreams?
                      Book 1 in the Alaskan Skies series, Touching the Clouds will draw you in with raw emotion and suspense, all against the stunning backdrop of the Alaskan wilds.
                      "Vivid writing. Bonnie Leon immerses the reader in the time period, the setting, and deep into the hearts of the characters. I didn't want to leave them behind when I closed the book."--Lena Nelson Dooley, author of Wild West Christmas and Love Finds You in Golden, New Mexico
                      "A fresh and exciting story of romance and suspense. Kate's tale will take you on a high-flying adventure and make you smile as you discover with her the real meaning of a deep and abiding love."--Amber Stockton, author of Liberty's Promise
                      Bonnie Leon is the bestselling author of several books of historical fiction. She lives in Oregon.

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

                        Success and Happiness - Quotes to Motivate Inspire & Live by  

                         

                        Full length book of quotes, grouped by category and author.

                        • 879. FREE FRIDAY 08/24/12
                          yellowrosetx

                          Cold Kiss  

                           

                          Overview


                          It was a beautiful,
                          warm summer day,
                          the day Danny died.

                           

                          Suddenly Wren was alone and shattered. In a heartbroken fury, armed with dark incantations and a secret power, Wren decides that what she wants—what she must do—is to bring Danny back.

                           

                          • Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
                          • 880. Re: Free NOOKbook summary thread - please no OT
                            LM44

                            Game On - Find Your Purpose--Pursue Your Dream

                             

                            • ISBN-13: 9781414365534                       
                            • Publisher: Tyndale House Publishers
                            • Publication date: 8/25/2011

                            • 881. Repeats  8-27-2012
                              LM44

                               

                              Charlotte Figg Takes Over Paradise (Bright's Pond Series) 

                               

                               

                              • ISBN-13: 9781426713682
                              • Publisher: Abingdon Press
                              • Publication date: 3/1/2010
                              • Series:Bright's Pond Series

                               

                              • 882. Repeats  8-27-2012
                                LM44

                                 

                                Saving Hope  

                                 

                                • ISBN-13: 9781426753985                       
                                • Publisher: Abingdon Press
                                • Publication date: 3/1/2012

                                 

                                 

                                Goodness Gracious Green (Green Series #2)  

                                 

                                 

                                • ISBN-13: 9781426715549
                                • Publisher: Abingdon Press
                                • Publication date: 12/1/2011

                                 

                                Love amid the Ashes  

                                 

                                • ISBN-13: 9781441214829
                                • Publisher: Baker Publishing Group
                                • Publication date: 3/1/2011
                                • 883. Freebies  8-27-2012
                                  LM44

                                  No Other Gods  

                                   

                                  • ISBN-13: 9781434702944                       
                                  • Publisher: Cook, David C.
                                  • Publication date: 4/1/2008

                                   

                                  Transforming Grace  

                                   

                                  • ISBN-13: 9781615215119                       
                                  • Publisher: NavPress Publishing Group
                                  • Publication date: 5/15/2008

                                   

                                  Angels Are for Real 

                                  Inspiring, True Stories and Biblical Answers

                                   

                                  by Judith MacNutt

                                   

                                  • ISBN-13: 9781441270177                       
                                  • Publisher: Baker Publishing Group
                                  • Publication date: 2/1/2012
                                  • 884. Re: Free NOOKbook summary thread - please no OT
                                    LM44

                                    Leading Teams with Integrity 

                                     

                                    By

                                    • ISBN-13: 9780133087185                       
                                    • Publisher: Pearson Education
                                    • Publication date: 5/28/2012
                                    • Pages: 1200
                                    • File size: 5 MB
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