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Downloading Ebooks and Textbooks - A Blog for Private Torrent Trackers & Piracy A guide to help people find ebooks & textbooks *(updated August 11, 2016) Start by using these 4 steps 1) Search on Google The name of the book + download and/or epub, “.epub”, mobi, “.mobi”, pdf, “.pdf” Getting past the easy reach As I’ve been working on writing my book and hitting these mental milestones (40,000 words felt like a lot, then it felt like a lot to rework my outline, then it felt like I’d hit a mountaintop at 55,000 words and counting), I’ve been thinking a lot about the way we talk about and promote books to readers. Then in today’s Shelf Awareness, I saw this about the “book grapevine.” Click through and read it because it isn’t long.

Complete Review - Welcome to the Complete Review A Literary Saloon and Site of Review Welcome tothe complete review: A selectively comprehensive, objectively opinionated survey of books old and new, trying to meet all your book review, preview, and information needs. the complete review: This site offers: Booktopia - A Book Bloggers' Paradise - The No. 1 Book Blog for Australia To celebrate January, Booktopia’s Month of Australian Stories, we asked you just who is Australia’s Favourite Novelist. The response was overwhelming, and after tens of thousands of votes were cast, these are the results. Australia’s 50 Favourite Australian Novelists for 2013. If you aren’t familiar with any of them, there’s no better time than now to get familiar and celebrate Australian Literature this year with Booktopia, Australia’s Local Bookstore. 50.

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Specialized Private BitTorrent Websites - eLearning / eBooks If you’ve never poked your cursor inside a private eBook or e-Learning BitTorrent website before, you’d probably be awestruck by the sheer magnitude of content that these trackers contain. Anything and everything that has ever been written, typed, documented, taught, published, drawn, painted, penned, or even photographed can be found. Categories are numerous and plentiful; content is staggeringly vast; media exists in every known digitized format available. A good eBook / e-Learning tracker makes Wikipedia look like a comic book. There’s little speculation as to why students, professionals, writers, designers, tradespeople (and anyone else) are clambering to get into these private sites. Hey, we all know books aren’t cheap - especially medical / science journals, University textbooks and trades/ technical/ law literature.

Five Ways Libraries Can Offer Readers’ Advisory on Tumblr by Molly Wetta *This article originally appeared in the August 2014 issue of RA News.* Libraries are interacting with patrons in digital spaces. Virtually all libraries have a Facebook page, and over half are on Twitter, but as the social media landscape continues to evolve, so must libraries' digital presence. Talking Books Audio Collection Skip to content. Talking Books This content is from the Collections section. Talking Books: Owls Do Cry The Y.A./Middle-Grade Book Awards, 2012 Edition - Jen Doll It was a year of countless great books in the categories of young adult and middle-grade fiction and nonfiction, buoyed not only by content but by that all-important publishing mark of sales. "The children’s and Y.A. category grew by more than 196 percent in August," according to an Association of American Publishers report, outpacing adult literature sales by leaps and bounds. But even prior to that news there were signs this was shaping up to be an unprecedented year of Y.A., what with growing numbers of adults reading the books (helped along by the popularity of The Hunger Games, of course) and growing numbers of people writing about that trend (including here, in this column). NPR Books' summer poll of the year focused on Y.A., identifying 100 of the greatest teen novels ever.

FREE E-BOOKS FOR WRITERS AND FREELANCE WRITERS Free E-Books for Writers Download free e-books to help you become asuccessful writer and freelance writer. Online Writing Jobs for Freelance Writers(Free E-Book)Online writing jobs offer freelance writers with many ongoing gigs and the potential to make a regular paycheck or extra income working at home. Readers’ Advisory with Style: KLA 2013 Presentation I presented with Scott Rader from Hays Public Library at the Kansas Library Association this week. Our program was Readers’ Advisory with Style. We shared ways that we promote books in our libraries through passive RA materials like displays or graphics and through social media. Scott also discussed fanmixes for YA novels. Then we talked about some of our favorite under the radar or debut author releases from 2013-2014. The PowerPoint from our session is below.

LibraryReads: The September list - Blog Post Because we love libraries, we're very excited about the new LibraryReads program. In case you haven't heard about it, here's how it works: Library staffers across the country nominate the books coming out each month that they've really enjoyed reading and are most eager to recommend to library patrons. The 10 that receive the most nominations are compiled onto a list of books that have the endorsement of not just one but many librarians—so you know they're going to be good. Without further ado, the September LibraryReads list: 1. FANGIRL by Rainbow Rowell St.

FableCroft » Spec Fic for School Libraries Spec Fic for School Libraries I often come across librarians looking for recommendations of speculative fiction for school libraries that goes beyond the usual YA boundaries (and transcends the current paranormal tropes!). On this page, I’ll identify books I would personally recommend for school libraries (whether intentionally YA or otherwise suitable for adolescents).

Why Good Readers’ Advisory Matters Written by: Kelly on September 6, 2012. A teen boy came to the reference desk while I was working a couple of weeks ago. He asked me to tell him a good book to read. I knew nothing about the boy, other than he looked maybe 14 or 15. My first step in answering his question was to ask him more questions: what was the last thing he read that he liked and what kind of books does he usually like?

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