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Gout Diet the Purine Myth
by Rose Scott

Forget about purines. Purine rich food does not cause gout and a low purine diet will not cure it. Some of you will have heard about the dangers of High Fructose Corn Syrup, but you will be surprised to learn that there are other things that most of us eat and drink every day of our lives that can cause gout. The information in this book is based on scientific evidence, not the myths that have shrouded gout for so long. For years we have been told that uric acid serves no biological purpose. This is absolutely not true. Nature has given us some simple and straightforward ways of keeping ourselves healthy and uric acid is one of them. Too much uric acid and things start to go wrong. Maybe gout is giving us a wakeup call. We need a major re-think of how we look at high levels of uric acid and gout. Perhaps uric acid is not quite the bad guy it is made out to be.

Gout and You
by Spiro Koulouris

Are you tired of gout attacks and do you want to lower your uric acid levels? Then the book Gout and You: The Ultimate Gout Diet and Cookbook will point you to the right direction when it comes to gout dieting. I’ve decided to write a Book outlining all of my research and knowledge about what should consist a healthy gout diet. Us gout sufferers have a unique disease that needs a tailor-made diet in order to avoid any worse progression of our gout which can eventually lead to other complications or even premature death. Our disease favors eating more certain type of foods over others but at the end the formula for a healthy diet is the same whether you suffer from gout, diabetes, hypertension, heart disease, osteoporosis or any other disease. You’ll learn about that formula in this eBook, how humans are supposed to eat if we want to live a healthy long life and free from gout attacks. The truth of the matter is after I’ve interviewed doctors, health practitioners, dietitians and others, you’ll find in this eBook how there is no “special” diet and that the diet I outline in detail can also be used by anybody who suffers from diabetes, high blood pressure, arthritis, osteoporosis, heart disease and even cancer patients! The focus of the book is on gout but many gout patients also suffer from diabetes, hypertension, arthritis, osteoporosis, heart disease and even cancer. And if they are presently not, chances are they eventually will at some point in the future, suffer from one or more of these other diseases. Everything is inter-related and health deteriorates due to bad eating habits. In this book I will dispel some common myths about food and dieting, we will get the facts straight on fat, protein and carbohydrates. I’ll also discuss the truth about curing gout, the BS that is out there and how oil snake salesmen on the web will sell you lies that can lead you to an early grave. I believe that honesty is always the best policy. That’s the reason thousands of you keep coming back to my website goutandyou.com everyday to read up on gout. They may call it the rich man’s disease but I will teach you how to eat like a peasant…The key is not to eat like a king but how to eat more like a peasant. Gout was historically known as “the disease of kings” or “rich man’s disease” and you’ll discover in this book how to eat right through a tried and tested diet! Once you dig in the book Gout and You: The Ultimate Gout Diet and Cookbook and begin implementing the gout diet right away and using the recipes in the eBook, you’ll be surprised how easy it it is to follow. Using the information in this book including the meal ideas, I’ve helped many gout patients manage their pain while also increasing energy, slowing the aging process, losing weight, and building immunity. I have to admit the gout diet described in the book is more of a lifestyle change rather than starving yourself, it’s a whole new approach to life too! The truth is that you need to make changes no matter what or else your health will only get much worse. Remember that you are not alone and that more than 8 million Americans suffer from gout and millions more around the globe. In England 2,5% of the general population suffers from this terrible disease. Despite the statistics, gout can strike anyone, anywhere no matter what the age, genetics, health, ethnicity or lifestyle. Although many people will scorn you and even make fun of your gout (like they did to me!) viewing it as your bad drinking or eating habits, the truth is gout can develop due to genetics, obviously diet, menopause in women, obesity, rapid weight loss and many other causes described on my website and book. By eating right and following the gout diet described in this book you’ll save thousands of dollars from expensive drugs, costly doctor consultation fees and unnecessary surgeries taking your life back! The decision though is yours to make. Not mine. Are you ready to take action?

The Gout Cookbook & Diet Guide
by Monika Shah

85 Healthy Homemade & Low Purine Recipes for People with Gout (A Complete Gout Diet Guide & Cookbook).
This book has been specifically designed and written for people who have been suffering with Gout and seriously strive to heal and cure it with the help of a healthy, low purine and effective homemade diet. Apart from taking medications prescribed by the doctor, it is extremely important to eat the right and low purine diet to maintain the right purine levels in the body to help reduce Gout attacks.

Let’s take a closer look on what this book has to offer:

  • The Gout Disease Cookbook: The cookbook has 85 healthy homemade & low purine recipes which are designed especially for people with Gout. The recipes in the book have been designed using very simple ingredients that people use in their kitchen every day or can find in the grocery stores very easily. These recipes are further categorized into Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Salads, Dips, Snacks, Drinks and Desserts.
    The whole purpose of these recipes is to make sure that the person with Gout enjoys life without compromising the taste of the real food. Each recipe in this book has easy to find ingredients and steps with accurate serving sizes. You will find recipes which can be eaten daily or on occasions without even compromising with health a bit.
  • The Gout Disease Diet Guide: The primary focus of this part of the book is to guide you on what kind of diet and foods you must eat if you have Gout. This section comes with a huge list of 224 foods along with their purine levels. These foods have been further categorized into three different lists, Foods highest in Purine, Foods Moderately High in Purine and Foods Lowest in Purine. These organized lists will help you identify the foods that you should be eating and avoiding.
  • The Gout Prevention & Cure Guide: This part of the book not only helps you with the preventive measures but also to heal and cure gout using various tested and proven natural home-based remedies, therapies, oil treatments and other methods. This dedicated part of the book will help you with an effective management of Gout disease and live pain free.

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Goodbye to Gout: A New Gout Diet
by Rose Scott

How different would your life be if you no longer suffered from gout? Well you can say goodbye to gout for good with this new gout diet. Goodbye To Gout is a comprehensive, easy to read book that reveals the truth about what really causes gout. Does something we eat cause gout? Well, when it comes to gout you really are what you eat and surprisingly the culprits are not the purine rich foods that have for years been given a bad press. Goodbye To Gout explains not only which foods cause gout but also why and how they cause it. Move to a gout friendly way of eating and gout goes away and it goes away for good. With this new easy-to-follow diet there are no strict rules, so the occasional mishap will not spell doom. It is what you do most of the time, not what you do some of the time that matters and, unlike some rigidly restricted gout diets, this diet does not take the fun out of eating.

Beating Gout
by Victor Konshin

Beating Gout is the most comprehensive and up-to-date book designed for the gout sufferer. Recent research has shown that up to 78% of doctors do not treat gout properly. This book sets the record straight on the best and most effective ways to treat gout attacks and manage gout’s underlying condition, hyperuricemia. Beating Gout covers all aspects of the disease from its progression, diagnosis, treatment, to the latest research on diet and lifestyle choices that affect gout. Over five hundred research articles and texts were reviewed for this book. No other source has more practical, scientifically backed information that gout sufferers can start using immediately to reduce or stop gout attacks while living a healthier and pain free life. What you will learn: * Learn the latest gout management techniques that can stop gout attacks forever * Learn how to stop a gout attack in its tracks * Learn the truth about how diet and lifestyle choices effect gout * Completely based on the latest scientific research, not anecdotes or “secret cures” * Clear and easy to understand * Focuses on practical advice that you can use immediately to improve your gout and your health

The Gout Diet & Cookbook
by Kenneth Martin

The Gout Diet & Cookbook was created for those you who suffer from Gout. Loaded with 80+recipes that cover everything from Breakfast to Dinner, the book’s primary intention is to reduce purine levels in your body and help ward off further attacks.

Gout Diet
by Carl Preston

For people all across the world, gout is a restrictive and debilitating condition that causes stress, pain, discomfort and various other medical problems at points throughout their life. Naturally, this may affect many areas of your life: you may have a slowdown in productivity and leave you feeling like you limited in many areas of your life in a way you had never experienced before – however, for those who suffer from gout and do not know what to do, here is the answer: Your diet. A simple change on what you eat and when you eat can be enough to give you the comfort and freedom you need to start dealing with gout once and for all. And for those who are not sure where to start, The Anti-Inflammatory Gout Diet will be your kick-start to all your gout issue cure . What is The Anti-Inflammatory Gout Diet Offering you? The inflammation and paint caused by gout, -which is a form of arthritis- can be solved simply by changing what you eat and how you eat. In this guide, the reader will discover key points on dealing with gout such as: The right foods to eat to prevent and cure Gout. How to tackle the issue once and for all with the right Gout Diet A 4-week sample gout diet meal plan to get the reader started A variety of recipes to cook at home and how to cook them. Tips and tricks for handling gout and preserving physical condition Great recipes to try out along with Gout Cookbook with Videos This Gout Treatment will make the difference: Try The Anti-Inflammatory Diet Gout Recipes and become Pain Free Everything that you will learn in this book will be what you need to start making a structured and serious change to the way you live your life. This isn’t some fad diet that will work for a while and require increasing gains all the time from you to maintain; this is a change to the way you view your diet, and the way you eat your food on a regular basis. For a new look way of eating and working in life, you should read into this simple plan for combating gout once and for all. Tags: Gout diet, anti-inflammatory diet, gout cookbook, gout recipes, pain cure, pain free, gout cure, gout free, pain management, arthritis diet, arthritis gout, arthritis free, gout free.

Gout & Other Crystal Arthropathies E-Book
by Robert Terkeltaub

Gout and Other Crystal Arthropathies, by Dr. Robert Terkeltaub, presents the state-of-the-art, clinically-focused coverage you need to manage these increasingly prevalent diseases. Diagnose the full range of crystal arthropathies—including pseudogout, intercritical gout, hyperuricemia, and gouty arthritis—and treat your patients effectively with discussions of recently-approved drugs like Uloric and those currently under review, such as Kristexxa and Colcryst. With coverage of the latest therapies, preventions, and imaging studies, along with access to the fully searchable text online at www.expertconsult.com, this comprehensive resource is ideal for any physician who diagnoses, treats, and manages gout and crystal-induced arthropathies.

  • Stay current on recent developments such as uricosuric therapy and inhibitor therapy; gout flare prophylaxis and colchicines; ultrasound in the diagnosis of crystal deposition diseases; imaging of gout, CPPD, and hydroxyapatitie deposition diseases; and uricase therapy of gout.
  • Manage the full range of crystal arthropathies with 25 clinically-focused chapters on pseudogout, intercritical gout, hyperuricemia, gouty arthritis, and more.
  • Treat your patients effectively using the latest information on drug treatments, from the recently-approved Uloric to Kristexx and Colcryst, which are still under review.

The Gout Book
by John English

The Gout Book is an owners’ manual for victims of the disease, addressing its causes, symptoms, triggers, coping mechanisms, drug therapies, lifestyle changes and purine-related food lists. Written by noted how-to author John English, it’s a short (47-page), sensible, easy reference work that is designed to suggest topics for discussion with one’s physician that will result in relief. To paraphrase Sun Tzu: “Know your enemy.”

How Not to Die
by Michael Greger, M.D., FACLM, Gene Stone

From the physician behind the wildly popular NutritionFacts website, How Not to Die reveals the groundbreaking scientific evidence behind the only diet that can prevent and reverse many of the causes of disease-related death.

The vast majority of premature deaths can be prevented through simple changes in diet and lifestyle. In How Not to Die, Dr. Michael Greger, the internationally-renowned nutrition expert, physician, and founder of NutritionFacts.org, examines the fifteen top causes of premature death in America-heart disease, various cancers, diabetes, Parkinson’s, high blood pressure, and more-and explains how nutritional and lifestyle interventions can sometimes trump prescription pills and other pharmaceutical and surgical approaches, freeing us to live healthier lives.

The simple truth is that most doctors are good at treating acute illnesses but bad at preventing chronic disease. The fifteen leading causes of death claim the lives of 1.6 million Americans annually. This doesn’t have to be the case. By following Dr. Greger’s advice, all of it backed up by strong scientific evidence, you will learn which foods to eat and which lifestyle changes to make to live longer.

History of prostate cancer in your family? Put down that glass of milk and add flaxseed to your diet whenever you can. Have high blood pressure? Hibiscus tea can work better than a leading hypertensive drug-and without the side effects. Fighting off liver disease? Drinking coffee can reduce liver inflammation. Battling breast cancer? Consuming soy is associated with prolonged survival. Worried about heart disease (the number 1 killer in the United States)? Switch to a whole-food, plant-based diet, which has been repeatedly shown not just to prevent the disease but often stop it in its tracks.

In addition to showing what to eat to help treat the top fifteen causes of death, How Not to Die includes Dr. Greger’s Daily Dozen -a checklist of the twelve foods we should consume every day.Full of practical, actionable advice and surprising, cutting edge nutritional science, these doctor’s orders are just what we need to live longer, healthier lives.


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Kidnapped the Wrong Sister
by Marie Kelly

Mistaken for her sister, Diona Brown had been tricked into visiting the island home of the Billionaire Nikias Dranias, who planned on keeping her there as his prisoner to stop his brother from marrying the woman he believed to be no more than a gold digger. However passion had quickly flared between the two, and now Diona had found that she has to escape to not only save her sister but also herself from the enigmatic and distrustful Greek.

Sidereus Nuncius, or The Sidereal Messenger
by Galileo Galilei

Galileo Galilei’s Sidereus Nuncius is arguably the most dramatic scientific book ever published. It announced new and unexpected phenomena in the heavens, “unheard of through the ages,” revealed by a mysterious new instrument. Galileo had ingeniously improved the rudimentary “spyglasses” that appeared in Europe in 1608, and in the autumn of 1609 he pointed his new instrument at the sky, revealing astonishing sights: mountains on the moon, fixed stars invisible to the naked eye, individual stars in the Milky Way, and four moons around the planet Jupiter. These discoveries changed the terms of the debate between geocentric and heliocentric cosmology and helped ensure the eventual acceptance of the Copernican planetary system.

Albert Van Helden’s beautifully rendered and eminently readable translation is based on the Venice 1610 edition’s original Latin text. An introduction, conclusion, and copious notes place the book in its historical and intellectual context, and a new preface, written by Van Helden, highlights recent discoveries in the field, including the detection of a forged copy of Sidereus Nuncius, and new understandings about the political complexities of Galileo’s work.


An American Marriage (Oprah’s Book Club)
by Tayari Jones

A NEW YORK TIMES AND WASHINGTON POST NOTABLE BOOK

A 2018 BEST OF THE YEAR SELECTION OF NPR  * TIME  * BUSTLE  * O, THE OPRAH MAGAZINE  * THE DALLAS MORNING NEWS  * AMAZON.COM

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LONGLISTED FOR THE 2018 NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FOR FICTION

“A moving portrayal of the effects of a wrongful conviction on a young African-American couple.” —Barack Obama

“Haunting . . . Beautifully written.” —The New York Times Book Review
 
“Brilliant and heartbreaking . . . Unforgettable.” —USA Today
 
“A tense and timely love story . . . Packed with brave questions about race and class.” —People
 
“Compelling.” —The Washington Post
 
“Epic . . . Transcendent . . . Triumphant.” —Elle

Newlyweds Celestial and Roy are the embodiment of both the American Dream and the New South. He is a young executive, and she is an artist on the brink of an exciting career. But as they settle into the routine of their life together, they are ripped apart by circumstances neither could have imagined. Roy is arrested and sentenced to twelve years for a crime Celestial knows he didn’t commit. Though fiercely independent, Celestial finds herself bereft and unmoored, taking comfort in Andre, her childhood friend, and best man at their wedding. As Roy’s time in prison passes, she is unable to hold on to the love that has been her center. After five years, Roy’s conviction is suddenly overturned, and he returns to Atlanta ready to resume their life together.
 
This stirring love story is a profoundly insightful look into the hearts and minds of three people who are at once bound and separated by forces beyond their control. An American Marriage is a masterpiece of storytelling, an intimate look deep into the souls of people who must reckon with the past while moving forward—with hope and pain—into the future.


Research and Advanced Technology for Digital Libraries
by Costantino Thanos

ECDL 2002 was the 6th conference in the series of European Conferences on Research and Advanced Technologies for Digital Libraries. Following previous events in Pisa (1997), Heraklion (1998), Paris (1999), Lisbon (2000), and Da- stadt (2001), this year ECDL was held in Rome. ECDL 2002 contributed, – gether with the previous conferences, to establishing ECDL as the major – ropean forum focusing on digital libraries and associated technical, practical, and social issues. ECDL 2002 continued the tradition already established by the previous conferences in meeting the needs of a large and diverse constituency, which includes researchers, practitioners, educators, policy makers, and users. The focus of ECDL 2002 was on underlying principles, methods, systems, and tools to build and make available e?ective digital libraries to end users. Architecture, metadata, collection building, web archiving, web technologies,- books, OAI applications, preservation, navigation, query languages, audio video retrieval, multimedia-mixed media, user studies and evaluation, humanities, and digital libraries were some of the key issues addressed. An international Program Committee was set up composed of 61 members, with representatives from 25 countries. A total of 145 paper submissions, 15 poster submissions, and 18 proposals for demos were received. Each paper was evaluated by 3 referees and 42 full papers and 6 short papers of high quality were selected for presentation.

The Darling Songbirds
by Rachael Herron

She’s almost forgotten how to write the songs that made her famous…

"Relationships are at the heart of women’s fiction, and Herron could teach a master class on creating them." Chicklit Central

From international bestseller Rachael Herron, comes a book too delightful to put down:

Adele Darling has washed up in the sleepy gold-rush town her great-grandfather had given his name to, the town she’d left for good a long time ago. The saloon is a ruin, the business is broke and customers are scarce. Add into the mix Nate Houston – the handsome, guitar-playing bartender who had always believed he would be the next owner of the Golden Spike – and Adele has one potent cocktail on her hands.

This heartwarming, hilarious, and red-hot contemporary romance will leave you wishing for a marina view (or a hot cowboy) of your very own.

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Library Lion
by Michelle Knudsen, Kevin Hawkes

An affectionate storybook tribute to that truly wonderful place: the library.

Miss Merriweather, the head librarian, is very particular about rules in the library. No running allowed. And you must be quiet. But when a lion comes to the library one day, no one is sure what to do. There aren’t any rules about lions in the library. And, as it turns out, this lion seems very well suited to library visiting. His big feet are quiet on the library floor. He makes a comfy backrest for the children at story hour. And he never roars in the library, at least not anymore. But when something terrible happens, the lion quickly comes to the rescue in the only way he knows how. Michelle Knudsen’s disarming story, illustrated by the matchless Kevin Hawkes in an expressive timeless style, will win over even the most ardent of rule keepers.

From the Hardcover edition.


Big Nate
by Lincoln Peirce

Big Nate is taking it from the top—the top of the troublemaker’s list!

Nate Wright is eleven years old, four-and-a-half feet tall, and the all-time record holder for school detentions in school history. He’s a self-described genius and sixth-grade Renaissance man. Middle-grade kids everywhere can relate to Big Nate’s daily battle against overzealous teachers, backbreaking homework, wimpy cafeteria food, and all-around conventionality. This collection features cartoonist Lincoln Peirce’s daily and Sunday comic strips packed with his vintage flair and insights into school humor.

 


Encyclopedia of Library and Information Science, Second Edition –
by Miriam Drake

A revitalized version of the popular classic, the Encyclopedia of Library and Information Science, Second Edition targets new and dynamic movements in the distribution, acquisition, and development of print and online media-compiling articles from more than 450 information specialists on topics including program planning in the digital era, recruitment, information management, advances in digital technology and encoding, intellectual property, and hardware, software, database selection and design, competitive intelligence, electronic records preservation, decision support systems, ethical issues in information, online library instruction, telecommuting, and digital library projects.

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Kidnapped the Wrong Sister
by Marie Kelly

Mistaken for her sister, Diona Brown had been tricked into visiting the island home of the Billionaire Nikias Dranias, who planned on keeping her there as his prisoner to stop his brother from marrying the woman he believed to be no more than a gold digger. However passion had quickly flared between the two, and now Diona had found that she has to escape to not only save her sister but also herself from the enigmatic and distrustful Greek.

Library Lion
by Michelle Knudsen, Kevin Hawkes

An affectionate storybook tribute to that truly wonderful place: the library.

Miss Merriweather, the head librarian, is very particular about rules in the library. No running allowed. And you must be quiet. But when a lion comes to the library one day, no one is sure what to do. There aren’t any rules about lions in the library. And, as it turns out, this lion seems very well suited to library visiting. His big feet are quiet on the library floor. He makes a comfy backrest for the children at story hour. And he never roars in the library, at least not anymore. But when something terrible happens, the lion quickly comes to the rescue in the only way he knows how. Michelle Knudsen’s disarming story, illustrated by the matchless Kevin Hawkes in an expressive timeless style, will win over even the most ardent of rule keepers.

From the Hardcover edition.


The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas
by John Boyne

A stunning collector’s edition of John Boyne’s unforget le novel, with illustrations by Oliver Jeffers.

Captive Prince
by C. S. Pacat

From global phenomenon C. S. Pacat comes the first in her critically acclaimed trilogy?with a bonus story.

Damen is a warrior hero to his people, and the rightful heir to the throne of Akielos. But when his half brother seizes power, Damen is captured, stripped of his identity, and sent to serve the prince of an enemy nation as a pleasure slave.

Beautiful, manipulative, and deadly, his new master, Prince Laurent, epitomizes the worst of the court at Vere. But in the lethal political web of the Veretian court, nothing is as it seems, and when Damen finds himself caught up in a play for the throne, he must work together with Laurent to survive and save his country.

For Damen, there is just one rule: never, ever reveal his true identity. Because the one man Damen needs is the one man who has more reason to hate him than anyone else?

Includes an exclusive extra story!


Ulysses
by James Joyce, Dermot Bolger

Absurd, brilliant and profound, the Abbey Theatre’s production of Dermot Bolger’s adaptation of Joyce’s masterpiece is Ulysses as you never imagined it before: a superbly theatrical homage to Joyce’s chronicle of Dublin life and the greatest novel of all time. With his wife Molly waiting in bed for the nefarious Blazes Boylan, Leopold Bloom traverses Dublin, conversing in pubs, graveyards and brothels, enduring ridicule and prejudice as he steadfastly clings to his principles and subtly slays his dragons while drawing ever closer to his fateful encounter with the young Stephen Dedalus.

As directed by Graham McLaren, Bloom’s odyssey is a pandemonium of live music, puppets and clowning; a production that, in the words of The Arts Review, “throws its arms wide open and bids everyone welcome”. Ulysses is bawdy, hilarious and affecting in celebrating Joyce’s genius for depicting everyday life in all its profundity, with The Sunday Herald remarking that “Dermot Bolger’s beautifully crafted adaptation (carefully and coherently selected from the fiction) has a palpable love for the sensuousness and abundance of Joyce’s language.”


The Handbook of English for Specific Purposes
by Brian Paltridge, Sue Starfield

Featuring a collection of newly commissioned essays, edited by two leading scholars, this Handbook surveys the key research findings in the field of English for Specific Purposes (ESP).

• Provides a state-of-the-art overview of the origins and evolution, current research, and future directions in ESP

• Features newly-commissioned contributions from a global team of leading scholars

• Explores the history of ESP and current areas of research, including speaking, reading, writing, technology, and business, legal, and medical English

• Considers perspectives on ESP research such as genre, intercultural rhetoric, multimodality, English as a lingua franca and ethnography


Flat Stanley: On Ice
by Jeff Brown

Flat Stanley and Arthur are excited to go ice-skating on the frozen lake. But when the weather suddenly warms up, Stanley finds himself skating on thin ice! Beginning readers will love following along with Flat Stanley’s winter adventure.

Flat Stanly: On Ice is a Level Two I Can Read book, geared for kids who read on their own but still need a little help.


Fancy Nancy Big Book
by Jane O’Connor

No one knows fancy like Nancy.


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Kidnapped the Wrong Sister
by Marie Kelly

Mistaken for her sister, Diona Brown had been tricked into visiting the island home of the Billionaire Nikias Dranias, who planned on keeping her there as his prisoner to stop his brother from marrying the woman he believed to be no more than a gold digger. However passion had quickly flared between the two, and now Diona had found that she has to escape to not only save her sister but also herself from the enigmatic and distrustful Greek.

eBooked! Integrating Free Online Book Sites into Your Library Collection
by H. Anthony Bandy

Online book sites such as the Google Books project, the Open Library, HathiTrust, and others are transforming our thoughts on just what a library is and does, and expanding the possibilities of what a library can be. Library staff need to be knowledgeable about these sites, but unfortunately many libraries— particularly those in the public arena—do not have the budget or staff time to learn about these sites and integrate them into their library services. eBooked! Integrating Free Online Book Sites into Your Library Collection fills this pressing need.

This book examines four of the largest and most popular free, online book sites. Each is discussed in detail in its own chapter, profiling the service in question, identifying its origins and organization and presenting specific, concrete details that describe how to make effective use its available resources. Screenshots, applicable library scenarios, and sample questions that readers can use to quiz themselves are included. The end of each chapter contains a helpful summary that recaps the main points. Other helpful sites are discussed as well.


A Study in Scarlet
by Arthur Conan Doyle

The Penguin English Library edition

When Dr John Watson takes rooms in Baker Street with amateur detective Sherlock Holmes, he has no idea that he is about to enter a shadowy world of criminality and violence. Accompanying Holmes to an ill-omened house in south London, Watson is startled to find a dead man whose face is contorted in a rictus of horror. There is no mark of violence on the body yet a single word is written on the wall in blood. Dr Watson is as baffled as the police, but Holmes’s brilliant analytical skills soon uncover a trail of murder, revenge and lost love . . .


House to House
by David Bellavia

On 8 November 2004, the largest battle of the War on Terror began, with the US Army’s assault on Fallujah and its network of tens of thousands of insurgents hiding in fortified bunkers, on rooftops, and inside booby-trapped houses. For Sgt. David Bellavia of 3rd Platoon, Alpha Company, it quickly turned into a battle on foot, from street to street and house to house. On the second day, he and his men laid siege to a mosque, only to be driven to a rooftop and surrounded, before heavy artillery could smash through to rescue them. By the third day, Bellavia charges an insurgent-filled house and finds himself trapped with six enemy fighters. One by one, he shoots, wrestles, stabs, and kills five of them, until his men arrive to take care of the final target. It is one of the most hair-raising battle stories of any age — yet it does not spell the end of Bellavia’s service. It would take serveral more weeks before the Battle of Fallujah finally came to a close, with Bellavia, miraculously, alive.

In the words of the author: “HOUSE TO HOUSE holds nothing back. It is a raw, gritty look at killing and combat and how men react to it. It is gut-wrenching, shocking and brutal. It is honest. It is not a glorification of war. Yet it will not shy from acknowledging this: sometimes it takes something as terrible as war for the full beauty of the human spirit to emerge.”


The Chessmen of Mars
by Edgar Rice Burroughs

The fifth book in the popular Barsoom series, The Chessmen of Mars is a 1922 science fiction novel by Edgar Rice Burroughs. Tara, princess of the great city state of Helium, is initially impervious to the courtship attempts of Gahan, prince of the city state Gathol. But when she loses control of her craft in a storm and is captured by the Kaldanes, horrific crab-like creatures who’ve sacrificed their bodies in the pursuit of intellect, the deeply smitten Gahan sets out to rescue his princess and prove his worth. But this is a challenge that may forfeit his life and hers, as he and his companions are forced to become pawns in a game of Jetan, Barsoomian Chess on a life-size board that uses the living as its pieces and the dead as its conquests.

The Aliens
by Murray Leinster

What will happen when we first encounter sentient beings from outer space? In this action-packed account of first contact between the human denizens of Earth and an alien species, Murray Leinster details the tense early interactions between clashing spaceships. Is long-term coexistence possible? Read The Aliens to find out.

Dying for a Living
by Kory M. Shrum

And you thought dying once would be hard… 

On the morning before her 67th death, it is business as usual for agent Jesse Sullivan: meet with the mortician, counsel soon-to-be-dead clients, and have coffee while reading the latest regeneration theory. Jesse dies for a living, literally. Because of a neurological disorder, she is one of the population’s rare 2% who can serve as a death surrogate, dying so others don’t have to. 

Although each death replacement is different, the result is the same: a life is saved, and Jesse resurrects days later with sore muscles, new scars, and another hole in her memory. But when Jesse is murdered and becomes the sole suspect in a federal investigation, more than her freedom and sanity are at stake. She must catch the killer herself–or die trying. 

Dying for a Living is the first book in Kory M. Shrum’s gripping urban fantasy series. If you like page-turning action, tough as nails heroines, and perfectly-paced suspense, then you’ll love this "hilarious" and "supernaturally fantastic" ride. 


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The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian
by Sherman Alexie

Bestselling author Sherman Alexie tells the story of Junior, a budding cartoonist growing up on the Spokane Indian Reservation. Determined to take his future into his own hands, Junior leaves his troubled school on the rez to attend an all-white farm town high school where the only other Indian is the school mascot.

Heartbreaking, funny, and beautifully written, The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian, which is based on the author’s own experiences, coupled with poignant drawings by Ellen Forney that reflect the character’s art, chronicles the contemporary adolescence of one Native American boy as he attempts to break away from the life he was destined to live.

With a forward by Markus Zusak, interviews with Sherman Alexie and Ellen Forney, and four-color interior art throughout, this edition is perfect for fans and collectors alike.


Sidereus Nuncius, or The Sidereal Messenger
by Galileo Galilei

Galileo Galilei’s Sidereus Nuncius is arguably the most dramatic scientific book ever published. It announced new and unexpected phenomena in the heavens, “unheard of through the ages,” revealed by a mysterious new instrument. Galileo had ingeniously improved the rudimentary “spyglasses” that appeared in Europe in 1608, and in the autumn of 1609 he pointed his new instrument at the sky, revealing astonishing sights: mountains on the moon, fixed stars invisible to the naked eye, individual stars in the Milky Way, and four moons around the planet Jupiter. These discoveries changed the terms of the debate between geocentric and heliocentric cosmology and helped ensure the eventual acceptance of the Copernican planetary system.

Albert Van Helden’s beautifully rendered and eminently readable translation is based on the Venice 1610 edition’s original Latin text. An introduction, conclusion, and copious notes place the book in its historical and intellectual context, and a new preface, written by Van Helden, highlights recent discoveries in the field, including the detection of a forged copy of Sidereus Nuncius, and new understandings about the political complexities of Galileo’s work.


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The Littlest Dustball Cowboy: You’Re Never Too Little…to Do Something Great.

The Littlest Dustball Cowboy: You’re Never Too Little…to Do Something Great.
by Anthony LoCascio

Illustrated by Jamison and Anthony LoCascio. A tiny and lonely dust ball cowboy feels like an outcast. All the other dust ball cowboys are much bigger and stronger, and can ride giant dust balls while doing their daily herding. Shunned by all the town folk, he has only one friend—his trusted steed, a piece of lint just small enough for the littlest dust ball cowboy to ride. For his entire existence, he has been told he is insignificant and too tiny to matter. But when a scary creature drops from the sky, can the little dust ball cowboy’s big heart and determination prove them all wrong? In this endearing children’s book, a tiny dust ball cowboy teaches everyone around him that being unique does not mean you cannot do something great.

Children of the Dust Bowl: The True Story of the School at Weedpatch Camp
by Jerry Stanley

Illus. with photographs from the Dust Bowl era. This true story took place at the emergency farm-labor camp immortalized in Steinbeck’s The Grapes of Wrath. Ostracized as “dumb Okies,” the children of Dust Bowl migrant laborers went without school–until Superintendent Leo Hart and 50 Okie kids built their own school in a nearby field.

Paper Towns
by John Green

From the bestselling author of The Fault in our Stars and Looking for Alaska, soon to be a major TV seriesQuentin Jacobsen has always loved Margo Roth Spiegelman, for Margo (and her adventures) are the stuff of legend at their high school. So when she one day climbs through his window and summons him on an all-night road trip of revenge he cannot help but follow. But the next day Margo doesn’t come to school and a week later she is still missing. Q soon learns that there are clues in her disappearance . . . and they are for him. But as he gets deeper into the mystery – culminating in another awesome road trip across America – he becomes less sure of who and what he is looking for.Masterfully written by John Green, this is a thoughtful, insightful and hilarious coming-of-age story.

The Glass Castle
by Jeannette Walls

Jeannette Walls grew up with parents whose ideals and stubborn nonconformity were both their curse and their salvation. Rex and Rose Mary Walls had four children. In the beginning, they lived like nomads, moving among Southwest desert towns, camping in the mountains. Rex was a charismatic, brilliant man who, when sober, captured his children’s imagination, teaching them physics, geology, and above all, how to embrace life fearlessly. Rose Mary, who painted and wrote and couldn’t stand the responsibility of providing for her family, called herself an “excitement addict.” Cooking a meal that would be consumed in fifteen minutes had no appeal when she could make a painting that might last forever.

Later, when the money ran out, or the romance of the wandering life faded, the Walls retreated to the dismal West Virginia mining town — and the family — Rex Walls had done everything he could to escape. He drank. He stole the grocery money and disappeared for days. As the dysfunction of the family escalated, Jeannette and her brother and sisters had to fend for themselves, supporting one another as they weathered their parents’ betrayals and, finally, found the resources and will to leave home.

What is so astonishing about Jeannette Walls is not just that she had the guts and tenacity and intelligence to get out, but that she describes her parents with such deep affection and generosity. Hers is a story of triumph against all odds, but also a tender, moving tale of unconditional love in a family that despite its profound flaws gave her the fiery determination to carve out a successful life on her own terms.

For two decades, Jeannette Walls hid her roots. Now she tells her own story. A regular contributor to MSNBC.com, she lives in New York and Long Island and is married to the writer John Taylor.


The Lonesome Dove Series
by Larry McMurtry

The timeless, bestselling four-part epic that began with the Pulitzer Prize-winning Lonesome Dove takes readers into the lives of Augustus McCrae and Woodrow Call, two tough-as-nails Texas Rangers in the heyday of the Old West.

Dead Man’s Walk
As young Texas Rangers, Augustus McCrae and Woodrow Call–“Gus” and “Call” for short–have much to learn about survival in a land fraught with perils: not only the blazing heat and raging tornadoes, roiling rivers and merciless Indians, but also the deadly whims of soldiers. On their first expeditions–led by incompetent officers and accompanied by the robust, dauntless whore known as the Great Western–they will face death at the hands of the cunning Comanche war chief Buffalo Hump and the silent Apache Gomez. They will be astonished by the Mexican army. And Gus will meet the love of his life.

Comanche Moon
Texas Rangers August McCrae and Woodrow Call, now in their middle years, are still figuring out how to deal with the ever-increasing tensions of adult life–Gus with his great love, Clara Forsythe, and Call with Maggie Tilton, the young whore who loves him–when they sign up to pursue the Comanche horse thief Kicking Wolf into Mexico. On this mission their captain, Inish Scull, is captured by the brutally cruel Mexican bandit Ahumado, and Gus and Call must come to the rescue, with the aid of new friends including Joshua Deets, Jake Spoon, and Pea Eye Parker, as well as the renowned Kickapoo tracker, Famous Shoes.

Lonesome Dove
Gus and Call, now retired from the Texas Rangers and settled in the border town of Lonesome Dove running the Hat Creek Cattle Company, are visited by their old friend Jake Spoon, who convinces Gus and Call to gather a herd of cattle and drive them north to Montana in order to start a cattle ranch in untouched territory. Gus is further motivated by a desire to see the love of his life, Clara Allen (nee Forsythe), who now lives with her children and comatose horse-trader husband in Ogallala, Nebraska. On the way to Montana they travel through wild country full of thieves, murderers, and a lifetime’s worth of unforgettable adventure.

Streets of Laredo
Woodrow Call is back in Texas, a Ranger once again and a general gun-for-hire, but increasingly a relic as the westward sprawl of the railroads rapidly settles the once lawless frontier. Hired by a railroad tycoon to hunt down a dangerous bandit named Joey Garza, Call sets out once again with a hapless Yankee named Ned Brookshire who works for the railroad company that hired Call. Call’s old friend Pea Eye Parker–who initially refused to join the expedition because of his family–sets off with the Kickapoo tracker Famous Shoes to try to catch up with Call, until he runs into troubles of his own. The long pursuit of Garza leads them all across the last wild stretches of the West into a hellhole known as Crow Town and, finally, into the vast, relentless plains of the Texas frontier.


The Keepers of Truth
by Michael Collins

The last of a manufacturing dynasty in a dying industrial town, Bill lives alone in the family mansion and works for the Truth, the moribund local paper. He yearns to write long philosophical pieces about the American dream gone sour, not the flaccid write-ups of bake-off contests demanded by the Truth. Then, old man Lawton goes missing, and suspicion fixes on his son, Ronny. Paradoxically, the specter of violent death breathes new life into the town. For Bill, a deeper and more disturbing involvement with the Lawtons ensues. The Lawton murder and the obsessions it awakes in the town come to symbolize the mood of a nation on the edge. Compulsively readable, The Keepers of Truth startles both with its insights and with Collins’s powerful, incisive writing.

The Martian
by Andy Weir

Nominated as one of America’s best-loved novels by PBS’s The Great American Read

Six days ago, astronaut Mark Watney became one of the first people to walk on Mars.

Now, he’s sure he’ll be the first person to die there.

After a dust storm nearly kills him and forces his crew to evacuate while thinking him dead, Mark finds himself stranded and completely alone with no way to even signal Earth that he’s alive–and even if he could get word out, his supplies would be gone long before a rescue could arrive.

Chances are, though, he won’t have time to starve to death. The damaged machinery, unforgiving environment, or plain-old “human error” are much more likely to kill him first.

But Mark isn’t ready to give up yet. Drawing on his ingenuity, his engineering skills–and a relentless, dogged refusal to quit–he steadfastly confronts one seemingly insurmountable obstacle after the next. Will his resourcefulness be enough to overcome the impossible odds against him?


The Friendship Doll
by Kirby Larson

I am Miss Kanagawa. In 1927, my 57 doll-sisters and I were sent from Japan to America as Ambassadors of Friendship. Our work wasn’t all peach blossoms and tea cakes. My story will take you from New York to Oregon, during the Great Depression. Though few in this tale are as fascinating as I, their stories won’t be an unpleasant diversion. You will make the acquaintance of Bunny, bent on revenge; Lois, with her head in the clouds; Willie Mae, who not only awakened my heart, but broke it; and Lucy, a friend so dear, not even war could part us. I have put this tale to paper because from those 58 Friendship Dolls only 45 remain. I know that someone who chooses this book is capable of solving the mystery of the missing sisters. Perhaps that someone is you.

From the Hardcover edition.