The Kindle UK store is now open for business. Complete list of freebies:
List of freebies with public domain books filtered out:
Some truly bizarre choices that perhaps belong on an Amazon.ca Kindle store if one existed.
A few selections to get you started here:
Lacrosse for Dummies
Lacrosse is a sport with a rich heritage, and is played in many parts of the world. It contains the physical hitting of football, the speed and quickness of hockey, and the passing and shooting ability of basketball. Anybody can play this game, from the little guy who has speed and quickness to the big guy who has strength and power. Make no mistake; once you have thrown a lacrosse ball with a lacrosse stick, the game has got you!
Open Ice: Reflections and Confessions of a Hockey Lifer
In this new collection of exquisitely crafted essays, veteran sports writer Jack Falla writes about hockey as he has seen and experienced it over the past fifty years. Reflections on the game, its personalities and arenas, and twenty-five years of commitment to creating his backyard rink are woven into family memories and other fond remembrances.
Event Planning: The Ultimate Guide To Successful Meetings, Corporate Events, Fundraising Galas, Conferences, Conventions, Incentives & Other Special Events
This bestselling all–in–one guide to the event planning business is back and better than ever, fully updated and revised to reflect the very latest trends and best practices in the industry. This handy, comprehensive guide includes forms, checklists, and tips for managing events, as well as examples and case studies of both successful and unsuccessful events.
The Gallant Cause: Canadians in the Spanish Civil War 1936 - 1939
At the outbreak of the Spanish Civil War on July 17, 1936, forty-two thousand Internationals, comprised of Canadians, Americans, and Spaniards, fought together on the side of the Republicans who were trying to throw back fascist dictator General Franco?s troops, which included countless German and Italian soldiers. By October 29, 1938 though, only two thousand Internationals were able to gather for a speech requesting them to withdraw. Despite all their efforts, Spain wanted to continue on its own, hoping the war would become a Spanish affair once again.
The GI Made Simple: The proven way to lose weight, boost energy and cut your risk of disease
The Glycemic Index (GI) is a scientifically proven tool that will revolutionize your approach to weight loss. Forget fad diets, depriving yourself, and counting calories-a low glycemic diet is simple to follow, satisfying, and it will give you results that you can see and feel. Sherry Torkos, a pharmacist, fitness instructor, and natural health expert has created an easy-to-follow action plan that will help you to lose weight, reduce food cravings, control appetite, and boost energy while you impro9ve your health.
The Leadership Gap: Building Leadership Capacity for Competitive Advantage
Studies consistently show that quality leadership development programs pay off for companies –– in the form of shareholder returns, market share growth, and sales. However, many companies have inadequate leadership development programs. This book challenges traditional views of leadership development with a perspective that focuses on recognizing leadership as a source of competitive advantage. If you′re a manager or an HR leader, The Leadership Gap offers the practical, effective strategies you need to close the leadership gap in your organizations, unleashing leadership potential for better business results and a sustainable competitive advantage.
The Smart Woman's Guide to PMS and Pain-Free Periods
For the 30 to 40 percent of women afflicted with PMS, traditional medicine can offer no genuine cures, only hormones, anti-depressants, and temporary pain-killers. Offering a practical, easy-to-implement plan for recovery from even the most debilitating forms of PMS, herbalist Linda Woolven outlines a natural powerhouse regimen of herbs, vitamins, minerals, and nutritional changes.
The Executive's Guide to Corporate Events and Business Entertaining: How to Choose and Use Corporate Functions to Increase Brand Awareness, Develop New ... Nurture Customer Loyalty and Drive Growth
An industry expert shows readers how to get the best return on investment from corporate events
The Path to Phenomenal Health
A comprehensive and inspiring look at the keys to revamping your tired lifestyle. Sam offers his best tips for renewing, restoring, revitalizing and rejuvenating your life with his trademark personal style. This book will become the one title anyone needs to feel better needs, as it covers mind, body and spirit. Full of tips, lists and do-able suggestions as well as personal stories and experiences, The Path to Phenomenal Health is a great read, sure to help you get on the right track with your health, once and for all.
78 Tax Tips For Canadians For Dummies(!)
Compiled by an expert team of accountants, 78 Tax Tips For Canadians For Dummies offers practical tax planning strategies. These individual tips offer straightforward advice and insight that will save readers aggravation and money.
Financial First Aid for Canadian Investors: Stop the Bleeding, Start the Healing and Get Your Portfolio on the Road to Recovery
We are in the midst of the deepest global economic downturn in decades. Investors are suffering through the worst market conditions in over 70 years. Even the legendary Warren Buffett counted 2008 as the worst in his long, illustrious career. In his annual letter to shareholders, Buffett described 2009 as a "write off."
The Static of the Spheres
Peter Leroy recalls his maternal grandfather's attempt to build a shortwave radio, a project that begins with an article in Impractical Craftsman magazine promising "hour after interminable hour of baffling precision work." After many, many hours spent watching his grandfather labor at his basement workbench, Peter at last gets to put the earphones on, flip the switch, and twiddle the dials. Through the crackling and sussurous static he detects the sounds of love and lust, joy and sorrow, hope and loss.
Inside Out: Straight Talk from a Gay Jock
In public, Mark Tewksbury has always credited the 1976 Olympics as a major inspiration for his becoming an Olympic champion swimmer, but in fact, it was wearing a towel–turban in imitation of his grandmother and swimming in her condo pool that first sparked his love of swimming. Intimate and endearing details such as these are what provide Tewksbury′s story with relevance beyond the famous–athlete–fights–and–overcomes–his–personal–d emons story.
Women & Money: Owning the Power to Control Your Destiny
Suze Orman investigates the complicated, dysfunctional relationship women have with money in this groundbreaking new book. With her signature mix of insight, compassion, and soul-deep recognition, she equips women with the financial knowledge and emotional awareness to overcome the blocks that have kept them from making more out of the money they make. At the center of the book is The Save Yourself Plan—a streamlined, five-month program that delivers genuine long-term financial security. But what’s at stake is far bigger than money itself: It’s about every woman’s sense of who she is and what she deserves, and why it all begins with the decision to save yourself.
Sleep Solutions for Your Baby, Toddler and Preschooler: The Ultimate No-Worry Approach for Each Age and Stage
Finally, a no–worry, no–guilt guide to sleep. There′s no such thing as a one–size–fits–all sleep solution. That′s why Sleep Solutions for Your Baby, Toddler, and Preschooler provides you with the tools you need to come up with a customized sleep solution that takes into account your child′s temperament, your parenting philosophies, and the rest of your life.