20 Places to Find Free Books Online. The following is a guest post by Bailey Harris.
There are many different sites offer free books online. Within minutes, you could find enough reading material in the form of e-books and audio books to keep you and your family entertained for months, if not years. The following sites provide free books that can be enjoyed online, downloaded to your computer, or transferred to an e-reader or MP3 player. E-books Google Books – Google Books is a great place to find free classic books in the public domain. Read Print – Read Print makes thousands of novels, poems, and stories freely available online. Online Books Page – This University of Pennsylvania website lists over 800,000 books that can be read for free online. Project Gutenberg – Project Gutenberg was the first site to provide free e-books online and is still among the most popular. Bibliomania – Bibliomania offers more than 2,000 free classic books, plays, poems, and short stories. Audio Books Children’s Books. ManyBooks.net - Ad-free eBooks for your iPad, smartphone, or eBook reader.
13 Business Books That Will Blow Your Mind. Having never taken a business class in college I find that I read and listen to a lot of business books to round out my education.
The books usually aren't "How to Manage Your Cash Flow" but rather get me to rethink the way I run my business, which--despite no business classes or diploma--continues to be in business 13 plus years after I started it. In that time, here are 13 of the books that had the biggest impact on how I run my business (in no particular order): Drive: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us by Daniel Pink: If you supervise anyone in your business, this book is a must read. It shows that what science knows about motivation, business isn't putting into practice.
In fact, many of the incentives we create can actually de-motivate our employees. The Knack: How Street-Smart Entrepreneurs Learn to Handle Whatever Comes Up by Norm Brodsky and Bo Burlingham: I wanted to have at least one book that was dedicated to small business and the entrepreneurial spirit. Fresh Delivery: Indie Booksellers Pick 2010 Favorites. Recommendations from Daniel Goldin at Boswell Book Co. in Milwaukee Crooked Letter, Crooked Letter By Tom Franklin; hardcover, 288 pages; William Morrow, list price: $24.99 Larry Ott is the outcast of rural Chabot, Miss.
He's a bit of a geek, but not the kind with technical skills. He keeps up his deceased dad's car repair place, despite having no customers, and visits his mom in the nursing home. The area constable helping out with the crime is Silas "32" Jones, a onetime high school baseball hero who knows Larry a lot better than most of the town imagines. Franklin's Mississippi is richly atmospheric, and Crooked Letter, Crooked Letter is one of those books that work both as a mystery and as a novel. The Wilding By Benjamin Percy; paperback, 288 pages; Graywolf Press, list price: $23 Three generations of a family (grandfather Paul, father Justin, young son Graham) plan one final hunting trip in the wilderness area, slated to become a golf resort, outside of boomtown Bend, Ore.
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