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Old 08-01-2010, 10:22 AM   #1
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FREE (and bargain) books for the Kindle - August 2010

It's a new month and there are new freebies. Several from last month are still free, so be sure to check the previous thread, HERE.

This is the sticky thread for free and bargain books in the Kindle store for August 2010. Rather than try to update the first post with a list of all the books, which is continually changing, instead new books will be posted at the end of the thread and each month there will be a new thread, letting the old one drop off the top of the forum. Anyone can post to the thread, but there are a few rules:
  1. Only books in the kindle store. Yes, I realize that free books elsewhere will often work on the Kindle, but those should be reported in the Deals forum. This list is for those who only get their books from the Kindle store (and there are many who do) and don't want to deal with having to download and transfer books from elsewhere.
  2. No author self-promotions (unless your book is free in the Kindle store). If you are a Kindle author and posting another's work, it should be either a non-self-published book or one that you've read to the end and would not feel embarrassed to recommend to your mother, closest friends and priest/minister (assuming they read the same genre). In other words, the writing is exceptional (no misspellings or substituted words, grammar rules obeyed formatting that looks good on the Kindle screen). It isn't that we don't want you to post, but author self-promotions can overwhelm the list and a special child forum in the Deals and Bargains section has been provided for this purpose.
  3. No excerpts or sample chapters (business minis are ok, so long as they are not just samples of another book)
  4. Please indicate the price of any book that is not being offered free. You don't have to say "free" if one is, but it would be nice if you include that in the message. The maximum price for bargains is a bit flexible, but generally under $2 and nothing over $5, unless it is a volume that contains several titles in one and the total price per book puts it into the bargain realm or the digital price is below 25% of the list print price and 50% of the digital list price; this lets you include high priced reference books or cookbooks that are extremely heavily discounted, for one reason or another (but, let's not include books that Amazon has at $9.99 all the time, ok?).
  5. If you see the genre of a book and it isn't clear from the book description that you post, please include it; conversely, if someone leaves this off, don't post to berate them, but you can post to include that info for others.
  6. Try to keep chit-chat to a minimum. That will keep notifications of a new message in the thread down to (generally) only when a new book has been posted, making the thread more useful for all.
If you agree or disagree with the rules, have more to be added, etc, please send me a private message, rather than replying here. I'll discuss it with the moderators and we'll modify as needed.
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New freebies for August:

Sullivan's Evidence, by Nancy Taylor Rosenberg

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New York Times bestselling author Nancy Taylor Rosenberg's latest thriller finds probation officer Carolyn Sullivan pursuing a twisted killer in a case that defies logic, evidence, and Carolyn's own street smarts. . .

It's been ten years since Carolyn Sullivan helped put vicious murderer and serial rapist Carl Holden behind bars. Forensic evidence had him nailed dead to rights. But in a stunning turn of events, Holden is once again a free man-and Carolyn is his probation officer.

To the state, Holden has served his time. To Carolyn, he represents a heinous miscarriage of justice. Then a body is found in the same location where Holden buried his first victim. As the dead count quickly mounts, everything Carolyn ever trusted as a professional is put to the test. With time running out, only the biggest gamble of her life can stop a ruthless killer-or bring alive her worst nightmare.



The Ocean Inside, by Janna McMahan

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From the acclaimed author of Calling Home comes a compelling new novel about the bonds between husband and wife, parents and children, and about the strength that lies within us, waiting to be tested. . .

Life changes in an instant. One day, Emmett and Lauren Sullivan's biggest worries revolve around the escalating taxes on their gorgeous Victorian beach house on Pawley's Island, South Carolina. The next, they're facing a devastating crisis.

Emmett and Lauren have always been a team, working together to raise their daughters in this beautiful, tranquil spot on the edge of the Deep South. Now, with all their attention focused on nine-year-old Ainslie, they barely notice as their older daughter, Sloan, drifts further away from them and toward a reckless path that could tear the family apart.

Deeply evocative and beautifully rendered, The Ocean Inside explores what it means to hope, to love, and to fight for what matters most, even in the face of overwhelming odds.



The Man Who Loved Jane Austen, by Sally Smith O' Rourke

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When New York artist Eliza Knight buys an old vanity table one lazy Sunday afternoon, she has no idea of its history. Tucked away behind the mirror are two letters. One is sealed; the other, dated May 1810, is addressed to "Dearest Jane" from "F. Darcy" - as in Fitzwilliam Darcy, the fictional hero of Jane Austen-s Pride and Prejudice. Could one of literature's most compelling characters been a real person? More intriguing still, scientific testing proves that the second, sealed letter was written by Jane herself.

Caught between the routine of her present life and these incredible discoveries from the past, Eliza decides to look deeper and is drawn to a majestic, 200-year-old estate in Virginia's breathtaking Shenandoah Valley. There she meets the man who may hold the answer to this extraordinary puzzle. Now, as the real story of Fitzwilliam Darcy unfolds, Eliza finds her life has become a modern-day romance, one that perhaps only Jane herself could have written....



Venus in Blue Jeans, by Meg Benjamin, the first in her Konigsburg, Texas series, is free courtesy of Samhain this morning. As always, check their waning content before clicking.

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A guy. A girl. A Chihuahua. Two of them will find the love of their lives.

Coming off a broken engagement to a lying charmer, all bookstore owner Docia Kent wants is a fling, not a long-term romance. And for her fabulously wealthy and fabulously nosy parents to butt out of her life for a while. The Texas Hill Country town of Konigsburg looks like the perfect place to get both. Especially when she gets a look at long, tall country vet Cal Toleffson.

Cal has other plans for Docia. One glance at the six-foot version of Botticelli's Venus, and he knows he's looking at the woman of his dreams. Now if he can just fend off the eccentric characters of Konigsburg long enough to convince her romance isn't such a bad idea.

One night of mind-blowing sex isn't the only thing that leaves them both stunned. With Docia's bookstore under attack, Konigsburg suddenly doesn't seem so welcoming. Once again she finds her trust tested-and is left wondering if she was ever meant to have a happily ever, after all.

Warning: Contains explicit sex, hot Texas nights, cool sarcastic friends, the world's sweetest hero and the world's saddest Chihuahua.
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Tim Keller's Ministries of Mercy: The Call of the Jericho Road, narrated by Sean Runnette, is this month's free audiobook at ChristianAudio. You can listen to on either your Kindle, MP3 player or an Apple device (you choose between DRM-Free MP3 or M4B format at download time).

Why would someone risk his safety, destroy his schedule, and become dirty and bloody to help a needy person of another race and social class? And why would Jesus tell us "Go and do likewise"? Like the wounded man on the Jericho road, there are needy people in our path- the widow next door, the family strapped with medical bills, the homeless man outside our place of worship. God call us to be ministers of mercy to people in need of shelter, assistance, medical care, or just friendship.

Get your free audio download HERE; lower down on the order page, you'll find discounted ($4.98) downloads for a few related titles, including one that was on special at B&N and Fictionwise (but not on Kindle) last month, The Shape of Mercy ($9.29 Kindle; $9.99 B&N; $0.99 Fictionwise), by Susan Meissner (and, yes, it's still under a dollar at Fictionwise, but not Kindle compatible).

Enter the coupon code AUG2010 during checkout. After you finishing your order, you will be asked which format you prefer to download - select MP3 if you want to be able to play the book on your Kindle.
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Monday morning freebies:

Thank God It's Monday!: How to Create a Workplace You and Your Customers Love, by Roxanne Emmerich

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Thank God It’s Monday! is about loving what you’re doing and creating massive results. Roxanne Emmerich introduces you to two CEOs: one desperately struggling to stay afloat and another who’s discovered a better route to growth and profitability. As you join them both on their journey, you’ll gain valuable insights for jumpstarting positive change from anywhere in the organization…replacing dysfunctional organizational behaviors with passion and creativity…overcoming setbacks…making vision and values actually work!

Whether you’re on the front line, in an office, or running the show, you’ll see how to:

* Replace dysfunctional behaviors with passion and creativity
* Overcome setbacks with a “bring it on” attitude
* Breathe results-generating life into vision and values
* Think big and make big things happen


Who Can You Trust With Your Money?: Get the Help You Need Now and Avoid Dishonest Advisors, by Bonnie Kirchner

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Bonus content "Getting the Financial Help You Need" included in this digital edition.

Is Your Financial Advisor Honest? Are You Sure?


Learn how to:

* Choose an honest, qualified financial advisor and avoid the crooks
* Spot the warning signs that you’re being ripped off
* Empower and protect yourself, and get more help for your money

Is your financial advisor the next Bernie Madoff? Can you afford not to know? Get this book, and find out! Read Bonnie Kirchner’s unforgettable personal story: Her sudden realization that she was married to one of the nation’s worst financial fraud artists. Then, follow Kirchner’s journey…learn what she learned about detecting financial scammers…discover the questions you must ask and the steps you must take so it never happens to you!


15 Successful Communications Lessons, from FT Press Delivers (appears to be Topaz format)

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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!

Make Your Point, Get Heard, Get Understood, and Get Action!

Get results! Master breakthrough communications techniques for every audience and every medium-from PowerPoint to face-to-face conversations! Learn to succeed at everything from making a great first impression to communicating complex data-listening effectively to managing a flood of email!

From world-renowned leaders and experts, including Jerry Weissman, Mark Magnacca, Terry Fadem, Jurgen Wolff, David M. Levine, and many more.

Included in this collection:

* Less Is More: The Proper Use of Graphics for Effective Presentations (Jerry Weissman)
* Grabbing Your Audience's Attention Immediately: If You Don't, Your Presentation May Be Doomed (Jerry Weissman)
* Don't Make Them Think!: Creating the Best Flow for the Elements of any Great Presentation (Jerry Weissman)
* Grab Your Audience's Attention: First Impressions Set the Presentation On-or Off-Course (Mark Magnacca)
* Presenting to Win: How to Use Animation Effectively to Tell Your Story (Jerry Weissman)
* Presenting Data in Charts and Tables: Categorical and Numerical Variables (David M. Levine and David F. Stephan)
* How to Get Your Presentation Audience to Aha! (Jerry Weissman)
* Capturing Your Audience Immediately (and You Are Off to a Great Presentation!) (Jerry Weissman)
* Great Questions: The Most Important Tool in a Manager's Toolbox (Terry J. Fadem)
* How to Guide Conversations Toward Extraordinary Results (Jurgen Wolff)
* Unasked Questions Are Foolish Ones (Terry J. Fadem)
* Create Your Personal Questioning Style (Terry J. Fadem)
* How to Keep the Email Monster from Eating You Alive (Jurgen Wolff)
* How to Ask the Best Probing Questions (Terry J. Fadem)
* The Role of Listening in Asking the Right Questions (Terry J. Fadem)
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This might be a new free one too:

Breakthrough!: How the 10 Greatest Discoveries in Medicine Saved Millions and Changed Our View of the World


Why are you alive right now? Chances are, you owe your life to one of the remarkable medical discoveries in this book. Maybe it was vaccines. Or antibiotics. Or X-rays. Revolutionary medical breakthroughs like these haven’t just changed the way we treat disease, they’ve transformed how we understand ourselves and the world we live in. In Breakthrough!, Jon Queijo tells the hidden stories behind 10 of history’s most amazing medical discoveries. This isn’t dry history: These are life-and-death mysteries uncovered, tales of passionate, often-mocked individuals who stood their ground and were proven right. From germs to genetics, the ancient Hippocrates to the cutting edge, these are stories that have changed the world—and, quite likely, saved your life.

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Another freebie for today:

Forgotten: Seventeen and Homeless, by Melody Carlson, is another free title from Christian publisher NavPress.

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With MIA parents, overdue rent, and no one to turn to, Adele is forced out of her home. She strives to maintain the pretense of a “normal” life while struggling to finish high school, all the while concealing that she is homeless. But is she strong enough to keep up the act?

Every teenage girl has a secret. And every teenage girl loves hearing someone else’s secret. But some secrets are big enough to detour, derail, or even destroy a young person’s life. Each of Melody Carlson’s Secrets novels will propel readers into a world where promises are broken, life is not fair, and challenges can make or break them, while ultimately helping readers discover that solid faith, loyal friends, and a persistent spirit will see them through.
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Oryx and Crake, by Margaret Atwood, is on sale for 99 cents in the Kindle store. This title is the follow-up to The Handmaid's Tale, which is still on sale for $3.95 (there are two editions; I linked in the one that I have, as the newer edition doesn't even have a publisher cover image; both are the same price, if someone wants to sample both and report any differences). If you want to read more of the series, The Year of the Flood is now out as well, and currently $8.69.

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Margaret Atwood's classic novel The Handmaid's Tale is about the future. Now, in Oryx and Crake, the future has changed.
As the story opens, the narrator, who calls himself Snowman, is sleeping in a tree, wearing a dirty old bedsheet, mourning the loss of his beautiful and beloved Oryx and his best friend Crake, and slowly starving to death. In a world in which science-based corporations have recently taken mankind on an uncontrolled genetic-engineering ride, he now searches for supplies in a wasteland. Insects proliferate and pigoons and wolvogs ravage the Pleeblands, where ordinary people once lived, and the Compounds that sheltered the extraordinary. As he tries to piece together what has taken place, the narrative shifts to decades earlier. How did everything fall apart so quickly? Why is Snowman left with nothing but his bizarre memories — alone except for the more-than-perfect, green-eyed Children of Crake, who think of him as a kind of monster? He explores the answers to these questions in the double journey he takes — into his own past and back to Crake’s high-tech bubble dome, where the Paradice Project unfolded and the world came to grief.With breathtaking command of her shocking material and with her customary sharp wit and dark humor, Atwood projects us into an outlandish yet wholly believable space populated by characters who will continue to inhabit your dreams long after the last chapter. This is Margaret Atwood at the absolute peak of her powers.

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A stunning and provocative new novel by the internationally celebrated author of The Blind Assassin, winner of the Booker Prize

Margaret Atwood?s new novel is so utterly compelling, so prescient, so relevant, so terrifyingly-all-too-likely-to-be-true, that readers may find their view of the world forever changed after reading it.

This is Margaret Atwood at the absolute peak of her powers. For readers of Oryx and Crake, nothing will ever look the same again.

The narrator of Atwood's riveting novel calls himself Snowman. When the story opens, he is sleeping in a tree, wearing an old bedsheet, mourning the loss of his beloved Oryx and his best friend Crake, and slowly starving to death. He searches for supplies in a wasteland where insects proliferate and pigoons and wolvogs ravage the pleeblands, where ordinary people once lived, and the Compounds that sheltered the extraordinary. As he tries to piece together what has taken place, the narrative shifts to decades earlier. How did everything fall apart so quickly? Why is he left with nothing but his haunting memories? Alone except for the green-eyed Children of Crake, who think of him as a kind of monster, he explores the answers to these questions in the double journey he takes - into his own past, and back to Crake's high-tech bubble-dome, where the Paradice Project unfolded and the world came to grief.

With breathtaking command of her shocking material, and with her customary sharp wit and dark humour, Atwood projects us into an outlandish yet wholly believable realm populated by characters who will continue to inhabit our dreams long after the last chapter. This is Margaret Atwood at the absolute peak of her powers.
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Well, we've all wondered (ok, at least I have) where the apps are, once Amazon released a developer's kit. It appears that two of them are now in the Kindle store and both are (currently free) games! The pictures show them being played on the newest Kindle, but I don't see any mention of which Kindle is required in the descriptions .... but, you can only purchase and download this title if you have a 2nd or 3rd generation Kindle or DX, it appears. Also, pick the kindle you send it to carefully. Unlike any books I've purchased, these can only be sent via whispernet once, it seems. After that, you'll have to transfer via USB cable to any of your other Kindle devices.

Every Word

If you like word scrambles then Every Word is the game for you. Test your vocabulary as you try to find as many words from the scrambled letters in this fun and fast-paced word game.

Here's how it works. You are given six or seven scrambled letters with the goal of finding as many words as you can. You score points by filling out the words in each empty spot on the board using only the letters that appear at the top of the game board. Keep at it until time runs out or until you fill up the board. The more words you make, the higher your score!

Your score is comprised of two components: first make a lot of words, second try to make the longest word possible in each scramble. The best way to increase your score is to do both, but it's a huge bonus to find the longest word possible. Why? Because when you do, you earn the right to play a completely new level with a brand new set of letters. As long as you keep finding the longest word, you can move on to a new level with a new jumble of letters and push your score higher and higher.


Shuffled Row


Can you keep up with Shuffled Row? See how many words you can make from 60 lettered tiles.

The tiles are added to your row one at a time so you'll constantly be working with a new set of letters. After you submit a word, the letters you used will be removed and new ones will be added. Increase your score by using less common letters. Create longer words and increase your score even more.

If you don't use the letters fast enough, they'll disappear and new ones will take their place, so you'll have to decide if you want to play it safe and use short words or try to wait for more letters to form longer words.

Test your vocabulary and how well you can think on your feet with Shuffled Row - try it today!
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Confessions of a Shopaholic, by Sophie Kinsella, is 99 cents this morning, on Kindle and in other ebookstores. The Kindle and Kobo editions mention containing an excerpt from her upcoming Mini Shopaholic ($9.99 pre-order) and from the file size, the B&N edition has it as well.

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Rebecca Bloomwood just hit rock bottom. But she's never looked better....

Becky Bloomwood has a fabulous flat in London's trendiest neighborhood, a troupe of glamorous socialite friends, and a closet brimming with the season's must-haves. The only trouble is that she can't actually afford it -- not any of it.

Her job writing at Successful Savings not only bores her to tears, it doesn't pay much at all. And lately Becky's been chased by dismal letters from Visa and the Endwich Bank -- letters with large red sums she can't bear to read -- and they're getting ever harder to ignore.

She tries cutting back; she even tries making more money. But none of her efforts succeeds. Becky's only consolation is to buy herself something ... just a little something...

Finally a story arises that Becky actually cares about, and her front-page article catalyzes a chain of events that will transform her life--and the lives of those around her--forever.

Sophie Kinsella has brilliantly tapped into our collective consumer conscience to deliver a novel of our times -- and a heroine who grows stronger every time she weakens. Becky Bloomwood's hilarious schemes to pay back her debts are as endearing as they are desperate. Her "confessions" are the perfect pick-me-up when life is hanging in the (bank) balance.
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The Truth About Getting the Best From People, by Martha I. Finney

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Build a culture of engagement...one person, one interaction at a time

You can build and lead teams full of self-motivated, innovative contributors: people who love their jobs, believe in their mission, and perform with focus, enthusiasm, and creativity! This book reveals 49 PROVEN LEADERSHIP PRINCIPLES for getting the best from every employee, every team, every organization!

* The truth about building a self-driven workforce that’s positive, committed, passionate
* The truth about what really motivates people--and what doesn’t
* The truth about leading with authenticity, clarity, consistency, and inspiration

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The Girl on the Beach, by Charles Todd, is the first of two free pre-orders in the Kindle store store tonight. This one is most likely a new short story or novella in the Bess Crawford Mystery series and will release at the same time as An Impartial Witness ($10.99), the second in the series, on releases Aug 31.

Mysterious Profile #24: Ian Rutledge, also by Charles Todd, is the second of two free pre-orders in the Kindle store store tonight. This one releases on October 12 and fits somewhere into the Ian Rutledge series (obviously), but again doesn't appear to be a full novel from that series. I'd bet that it was originally published in the Mysterious Bookshop's newsletter (although I could not find that issue, just the current on that mentions that the Mysterious Profile series is on hiatus). The next release in this series will be A Lonely Death, next January, but it isn't listed at Amazon yet.


A special edition of Buddha, by Deepak Chopra, is free to pre-order in the Kindle store. The original edition is still selling for $10.99 and this one claims to contain bonus material. Based on the publication dates and the subject matter, I'd bet it is an excerpt from his upcoming title Muhammad: A Story of the Last Prophet ($10.99; available Sept 21).

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Bestselling author Deepak Chopra brings the Buddha back to life in this gripping novel of the young prince who abandoned his inheritance to discover his true calling. This iconic journey changed the world forever, and the truths revealed continue to influence every corner of the globe today.

A young man in line for the throne is trapped in his father's kingdom and yearns for the outside world. Betrayed by those closest to him, Siddhartha abandons his palace and princely title. Alone and face-to-face with his demons, he becomes a wandering monk and embarks on a spiritual fast that carries him to the brink of death. Ultimately recognizing his inability to conquer his body and mind by sheer will, Siddhartha transcends his physical pain and achieves enlightenment.

Although we recognize Buddha today as an icon of peace and serenity, his life story was a tumultuous and spellbinding affair filled with love and sex, murder and loss, struggle and surrender. From the rocky terrain of the material world to the summit of the spiritual one, Buddha captivates and inspires—ultimately leading us closer to understanding the true nature of life and our selves.
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The Kindle UK store is now open for business. Complete list of freebies:

http://www.amazon.co.uk/s/qid=128109...=discounter-21

List of freebies with public domain books filtered out:
http://amzn.to/brhsYv

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
http://www.amazon.co.uk/For-Dummies-...?discounter-21
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
http://www.amazon.co.uk/Open-Ice-Ref...=discounter-21
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

http://www.amazon.co.uk/Event-Planni...=discounter-21
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

http://www.amazon.co.uk/Gallant-Caus...=discounter-21
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
http://www.amazon.co.uk/GI-Made-Simp...=discounter-21
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

http://www.amazon.co.uk/Leadership-G...=discounter-21
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

http://www.amazon.co.uk/Smart-Womans...=discounter-21
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
http://www.amazon.co.uk/Executives-C...=discounter-21
An industry expert shows readers how to get the best return on investment from corporate events



The Path to Phenomenal Health

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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(!)

http://www.amazon.co.uk/78-Tax-Tips-...=discounter-21
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
http://www.amazon.co.uk/Financial-Fi...=discounter-21
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
http://www.amazon.co.uk/The-Static-o...=discounter-21
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
http://www.amazon.co.uk/Inside-Out-S...=discounter-21
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

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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
http://www.amazon.co.uk/Sleep-Soluti...=discounter-21
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.

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I think there are slowly adding freebies to this list. Here's another that just popped up (still Canadian themed!)

Everything I Needed to Know About Business...I Learned from a Canadian
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Everything I Needed to Know About Business...I Learned From a Canadian offers first-hand insights, experience, and best practices from twenty-four business and culture leaders, all of whom have achieved excellence in a particular area of business,at home and on the world stage. Some are household names, others are barely known outside their own industry, but they all share the secrets of their amazing success.
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This is the complete list of new freebies, all UK only (with links to the UK store):

1. Women & Money: Owning the Power to Control Your Destiny, by Suze Orman
2. Blood, Sweat and Tea, by Tom Reynolds
3. Lacrosse For Dummies, by Hinkson, James & Lombardi, Joe
4. Inside Out: Straight Talk from a Gay Jock, by Mark Tewksbury
5. The Road to Hockeytown: Jimmy Devellano's Forty Years in the NHL, by Jim Devellano & Roger Lajoie
6. Open Ice: Reflections and Confessions of a Hockey Lifer, by Jack Falla
7. The GI Made Simple: The proven way to lose weight, boost energy and cut your risk of disease, by Sherry Torkos
8. The Canadian Encyclopedia of Natural Medicine, by Sherry Torkos
9. The Path to Phenomenal Health, by Sam Graci
10. The Smart Woman's Guide to PMS and Pain-Free Periods, by Linda Woolven
11. The Lull-a-Baby Sleep Plan, by Cathryn Tobin
12. Sleep Solutions for Your Baby, Toddler and Preschooler, by Ann Douglas
13. The EQ Edge: Emotional Intelligence and Your Success, by Howard Book
14. Event Planning: The Ultimate Guide To Successful Meetings, Corporate Events, Fundraising Galas, Conferences, Conventions, Incentives & Other Special Events, by Judy Allen
15. Powerful Exhibit Marketing: The Complete Guide to Successful Trade Shows, Conferences, and Consumer Shows, by Barry Siskind
16. The Executive's Guide to Corporate Events and Business Entertaining, by Judy Allen
17. Inside the Boardroom: How Boards Really Work and the Coming Revolution in Corporate Governance, by James Gillies
18. Leadership Solutions: The Pathway to Bridge the Leadership Gap, by David S. Weiss, Vince Molinaro & Liane Davey
19. The Leadership Gap: Building Leadership Capacity for Competitive Advantage, by David S. Weiss & Vince Molinaro
20. Everything I Needed to Know About Business...I Learned from a Canadian, by Leonard Brody & David Raffa
21. Financial First Aid for Canadian Investors, by Cindy David
22. Bonds for Canadians: How to Build Wealth and Lower Risk in Your Portfolio, by Andrew Allentuck
23. 78 Tax Tips For Canadians For Dummies, by Brian Quinlan
24. The Gallant Cause: Canadians in the Spanish Civil War 1936 - 1939, by Mark Zuehlke
25. The Sixth Family: The Collapse of the New York Mafia and the Rise of Vito Rizzuto, by Lee Lamothe
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Actually list is still growing. It was 21 books when I first looked and now it's up to 54.

I will try not to duplicate:

Cool Down: Getting Further by Going Slower
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Yours for the Asking: An Indispensable Guide to Fundraising and Management
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