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Friday, February 22, 2013

Free Books Available Feb 22, 2013; loads!!!

The second Preparedness Fair starts tomorrow! ( it will go live tonight Pacific time).

THANK YOU SO MUCH to those hardy souls who braved the world of the brand new blog hop to share!  :D  Your posts were very inspiring and helpful.

Would the rest of you consider posting something also?

The Fair is looking for posts about personal and family disaster or hard times preparedness.
--What have you done lately to prepare yourself or your family for possible societal or economical difficulties, or extreme disaster?  Please share some of those things.
--Do you have a specific knowledge or skill that is particularly self-reliant?  Share a how-to.
--How have you dealt with family members who are uninterested?
--The possibilities go on and on...

I'm giving an extra day's notice, because I really need your help with something else too!

--Can you think of someone who might have a preparedness blog or who might be interested in writing a post that they could share here?
--Do you belong to a Facebook group about homesteading and survivalism?
--An internet community or forum on preparedness?
--Would you be willing to share about this so that we can get this buzzing a bit?

Please, would you grab the code for the button that's now on the bottom of the left sidebar, and paste it into the html of a blog post or forum post, or copy and save the picture below onto your computer to then add into a Facebook post with a link\?. Or just write something and add a link? It will make the Fairs so much more interesting to have a large number of participants. Thank you!

If you're new here today, or if you want something to copy for helping spread the word, here's the "blurb."

Have you written anything about preparedness? The new Preparedness Fair is happening every Saturday at Prep Utility Vehicle, and would love to have your post included on it! The focus will be on disaster preparedness, and sharing our experiences and insights that might benefit others, or sharing what we've done lately to be more prepared.

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Now back to books.......
Please see above for how to read these books without a Kindle, and the sidebar at left for a quick explanation of this blog. Have fun getting new books! :) May I suggest that you check daily so you don't miss all those available for only 24 hrs. Many of yesterday's books will still be free, so if you missed checking then, it's still worth a visit, as you may pick up some gems that way.
If you are coming here on a later date than February 22, please check the most recent list for today's books: Main Page. (Some of the books below may still be available. Most are free for 1 or 2 days but sometimes they are free longer.)

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EDITOR'S PICKS:      Too many to list!!

For Fiction, scroll down…
General Self-Sufficiency and Survival

The Essential Bug Out Bag
”the basis for creating a bug out bag to enable you and your family to stand a much better chance of surviving after the devastating weather event, be it fire, flood, earthquake, snowstorm or tsunami has happened. You should also discover the survivor within you and start preparing yourself with both knowledge and a can do mental attitude. You will find that the basic human needs can be catered for by carefully selecting the contents of a pocket sized survival tin. Above all even if you decide not to pack the items suggested you will be developing your own version of both the bug out bag and survival tin. By reading this book you will find a starting place in your search to develop your survival mindset”

How to Purify Water At Home - Water Filtration and Purification Made Easy (REVISED)
”how to clean water … the correct boiling water temperatures …how to save water …ways to purify water in the wilderness, how to filter water, and even how to make water from your own urine!”

SurvivalNations - Surviving a Disease Pandemic (Survival-Survival Planning)

How To Cycle Faster (Run Cycle Swim)

PERSONAL EARTHQUAKE EXPERIENCES: Sylmar 1971, Santa Cruz 1989, Northridge 1994

Protect Your Identity Online

Food, Home, and Farming/Gardening

Permaculture Chicken: Pasture Basics
Brand new from Anna Hess, author of The Weekend Homesteader and other books. Almost all of them have been listed free here in the past.
”Do you want to enjoy healthy eggs and meat from chickens raised on pasture? Permaculture Chicken: Pasture Basics starts at the beginning to help you design the best pasturing setup for your flock and for your homestead. Great grazing for chickens won't be found in the perfect pasture for sheep or cows --- you need to tweak your design to match a chicken's unique behavior and stomach. Included in this volume are an explanation of chicken digestion and behavior, pasture specifics like size and shape, a rundown on which traditional pasture plants chickens enjoy, tips on maximizing plant growth during rotation, and an explanation of how to establish new pastures and maintain existing grazing areas. Cut your feed costs by pasturing your chickens! 59 photos and diagrams.”

Seed Starting-The First Step to Gardening
Author is expert gardener—see bio at link.

Simple Gardening: 12 Ways To Reduce Time And Work While Growing Your Food

Caring for the Best Guard Dogs: 21 Outstanding Advices
”Advices” to follow on from yesterday’s book about guard dogs.

Worm Composting: & Composting Ideas for use in Organic Gardening & Growing of Vegetables & Herbs

How to build a raised vegetable bed that is waist high. (Blackbirds Home and Garden guides)

How To Raise Goats: Answering Your Questions About Raising Goats Today (Find Out More About Raising Goats and Get The How To Info)
mixed reviews!

Grow Roses Easily: The Most Pressing Questions.

Green Living: How To Live A More Sustainable, Earth Friendly Lifestyle

Border Hoarder - Organizing Tips to Declutter Your Home

Simple Living How to Live a Better Life With Less (Declutter and simplify)

The Ultimate Guide To Fishing
”book bundle of my two top selling fishing books How To Fish In a Pond and Beginning Fly Fishing: Top Ten Reasons You Are Not Succeeding With Fly Fishing and What To Do About It.”

Art of Crafts: The Big Book of Craft Interviews: Volume 2
“interviews with ten very successful craft business owners…(and) five leading handmade design experts, who all run successful online classes…builds on the first book and provides a fascinating insight, not only into the lives of other crafters, but also into how you can bring the joy of crafting into your own life, whether for business or pleasure.”

Ugly Christmas Sweater Tree Cross Stitch Pattern

Kitchen & Camp

20 Easy Recipes for Cast Iron Cooking
”For everyone who's ever wanted to explore outdoor cooking, here is a beginning guide to cooking in a cast iron Dutch oven over hot coals. The recipes are so simple, even non-cooks can follow them.”

The Quick & Easy Pioneers' Cookbook

A Proper New Booke of Cokerye (Historic Recipe Books)

Caveman Family Favorites: Indulgent Paleofied Dessert Recipes For One Amazing Month

The Art of Bread Baking: How to Prepare Delicious Handmade Bread At Home (Step By Step Guide with Colorful Pictures)

How To Save Money On Groceries (Back To Basics: Recipes For the Savvy Shopper)

Frugal Kitchen Tips


Home Remedies from Weeds and Wild Flowers (Herbal Medicine from Your Garden or Windowsill)
”gives you the information you need about many usually overlooked weeds and wildflowers; how to grow them, which parts to harvest and when, which remedies to make with them and what to use them for.”

The Herbal Beauty Handbook: Volume One - Face, Makeup & Body (Herbal Wellness Guides)

Homemade Constipation Remedies - Free and Inexpensive Ways to Get Going Again

Health Psychology: Breast Cancer and Interventions (Psychology: An academic outlook)

Herbs That Cure - Bronchitis

Kettlebell Workouts for You
”The perfect Starter guide to Kettlebell workouts. 21 Interactive Kettlebell Workout Videos are included!...”

The Prescription Drug Addiction & Alternatives To Restore Health

Stop Underage Drinking and Teen Drug Abuse: A Parent's 10 Step Guide (Feeling Overwhelmed Series)


How to Solve Our Dependency on Oil


Lessons from the Ranch: A Human Resources Guide for Leaders
”The lure of the open plain, boots, chaps and cowboy hats makes us think of a different and better way of life. The cowboy code of honor is an image that is alive and well in our hearts and minds, and its wisdom is timeless. Using ranch based stories, author Michael Gooch, a ranch owner, tells us how to apply cowboy wisdom to our everyday management challenges. Serving up straight forward, practical advice, the book deals with issues of dealing with conflict, strategic thinking, ethics, having fun at work, hiring and firing, building strong teams, and knowing when to run from trouble. A unique (and fun!) approach to management training, Lessons from the Ranch is a must read whether you are new to management or a grizzled veteran.”

Housekeeping for the Soul
high reviews.

Hope Being Gone (Trusting God in the Tough Times)
high reviews.

Broken Pieces
Many high reviews.


Little Kids Big Money: Tools for Teaching Kid Friendly Finance

Out Of Debt, Out Of Mind. The Simple 8 Step Plan To Change Your Relationship With Money, Wealth And Success Forever!

Education (Self, Home, School)

A Wannabe Teacher's Guide: Getting Hired, Having Fun & Staying Sane

Essays On The Philosophy Of Immanuel Kant (Essays On The Great Philosophers)

Topics In Epistemology

What Is Philosophy: An Introduction For The Layperson

Philosophy of Mind

Essays On The Philosophy Of David Hume (Essays On The Great Philosophers)

The Simpler Public Speaking Method: The easier more effective way (How to give a talk using the most effective presentation skills that work)

Legendary Scientists: The Life and Legacy of Albert Einstein

Understanding Gravity: Newton, Einstein, Verlinde?

Topics In Greek History (Topics In History)

Topics In Confucian Thought

Topics In Roman History

The Effect Of China On Korea And Japan In Pre-Modern Asia

Anne Boleyn: A Very Brief History

History for Kids: The Illustrated Life of Alexander Hamilton

History for Kids: The Illustrated Life of James Madison

Multiplication Math Skills Challenge (Math Challenge Series)

Advanced Chinese Flash Cards: Book 1 of 4 - 900 Frequent Chinese Words With Pinyin For Advanced Learners

Franklin GMAT Vocab Builder: 4507 GMAT Words For High GMAT Score

See also The Librarian (Book One: Little Boy Lost) and The Librarian (Book Two: Unhappily Ever After). Highly rated youth fiction that is linked to a book club to get them reading more. Listed at end of page under Just Reading, also.

Young Children:


A Super Silly Alphabet Book - Learn Your ABC's With Fun Cartoons!

Counting to Ten and Sharing My Easter Eggs (Rhyming Books for Children)

Baby Horses! - A Children's eBook For Bedtime. Teach Your Kids At An Early Age To Learn About The Most Majestic Animals On The Planet - Horses! (Baby-3, Bedtime & Dreaming)

Starfish! Learning About Starfish - Starfish Photos And Facts Make It Fun! (Over 45+ Pictures of Different Starfish)

True Accounts


Hunting Old Snowbeard's Gold: Searches for and Seekers of the Lost Dutchman Gold Mine

Hoof Beats and Hummingbirds
”This is a memoir of sorts, recalling over 40 years of my husband's and my interaction with animals. We were often over matched. Almost always out smarted. This includes a lifetime spent with dogs, cats, horses and various wildlife, including deer, one small black bear and hummingbirds: a fascinating but pushy little bird in my opinion.”

I'm Gonna Bury You - A True Story

A Journey to Heaven
”Four year old Emmy Mott was diagnosed with brain stem cancer. Doctors gave her eight weeks to live. Her mom Tammy was devastated. God had other plans. During the next 41 weeks, Emmy’s story touched thousands of hearts all over the world through her Facebook page. Many came back to Christ and began to pray. Emmy’s story changed their lives.”

Triumph over Calamity

See also Watching People Burn in the fiction section. It’s based on a true event.


Not Guilty at Nuremberg: The German Defense Case

The Conception Of The Final Solution

The Birth of Israel

Men of Iron: The Roman Legion During Hannibal's War


Nature Survival, War, and other Hardship

Lost Child (Volume Two) - Retribution in the Nantahala
This is written by the author of Winter Kill: War With China Has Already Begun which has been listed here before. This is the second book of two, apparently will be three (not exactly sure) about a child getting lost in the wilderness and the father’s journey to find her. The first (and apparently you do need to read it first) is Lost Child (Volume One) - Anguish in the Nantahala.

Touching the Clouds (Alaskan Skies Book #1): A Novel
Christian romance. From review: “…set in Alaska in 1935, and is filled with much historical detail of Alaska before it became a state. Kate Evans leaves her home in Washington State to follow her dream of becoming an Alaskan bush pilot. Kate is ‘an adventurous and independent young woman with a pioneering spirit. Not only does she have to battle the challenges of the Alaskan wilderness, but she has to stand up to male pilots.’”

Home Front
”A young and penniless boy - Johnny Madigan - lies about his age to become a Union Soldier. But after fighting his way through some of the most brutal conflicts of the American Civil War and surviving terrible wounds Johnny Madigan now faces an even deadlier battlefield. He must fight on the Home Front. Johnny has proved himself a skilled spy. His commanders send him back to to New York to penetrate an underground counterfeiting gang supplying forged US currency to the enemy South. As he infiltrates the deadly cabal of plotters, he is sent to Canada where a murderous Confederate spy ring is plotting an armed uprising to take over New York City and hold it hostage - and so win the War for the Confederacy. But in Canada, it is impossible for Johnny to tell which side is which….” Written by former NYPD officer and defense lawyer.

The Fallen Snow
Many high reviews. ”In the fall of 1918 infantry sniper Joshua Hunter saves an ambushed patrol in the Bois le PrĂȘtre forest of Lorraine . . . and then vanishes. Pulled from the rubble of an enemy bunker days later, he receives an award for valor and passage home to Hadley, a remote hamlet in Virginia’s western highlands. Reeling from war and influenza, Hadley could surely use a hero. Family and friends embrace him; an engagement is announced; a job is offered. Yet all is not what it seems. Joshua experiences panics and can’t recall the incident that crippled him. He guards a secret too, one that grips tight like the icy air above his father’s quarry. Over the course of a Virginia winter and an echoed season in war-torn France, The Fallen Snow reveals his wide-eyed journey to the front and his ragged path back. Along the way he finds companions – a youth mourning a lost brother, a nurse seeking a new life and Aiden, a bold sergeant escaping a vengeful father. While all of them touch Joshua, it is the strong yet nurturing Aiden who will awaken his heart, leaving him forever changed. Set within a besieged Appalachian forest during a time of tragedy, The Fallen Snow charts an extraordinary coming of age, exploring how damaged souls learn to heal, and dare to grow.”

Angel From Hell
”Out of the hell that was the Third Reich emerges the ghostly figure of Anna Fehrbach, the seventeen-year-old half-Austrian, half Irish-American girl, classically beautiful, programmed by her Nazi masters to be an utterly ruthless killer, and used by them to seduce and then destroy their enemies, in Europe, Russia, and the Americas. …”

There Comes a Season: Stories of War and Peace Volume 1
”There are consequences of war that remain hidden, buried deep within the minds and hearts of not only the soldiers, but those who wait for them, those who may be many miles removed from the front lines. In two volumes, There Comes a Season tells the stories of some of these people, such as the jaded newspaper reporter who is shaken to his core by the massacre of Lakota Indians at Wounded Knee in 1890; or the personal photographer of Adolf Hitler, who fears for his Jewish wife in 1930’s Germany; or the young man who faces being drafted to fight in Vietnam. Here, also, is the story of the WWII infantryman who returns to Anzio, Italy only a few years after the war to find out why he didn’t die there; the African-American Vietnam vet who returns to an America that has no use for him; the New York deli-store owner who feels threatened in the wake of “9-11,” and the man who is haunted by the memory of his brother, a U.S. Marine who committed suicide in Iraq. Yet, There Comes a Season remains hopeful that, through stories such as these, we may know that war is never the answer.”

The Story of Haybaler: A Saga of Generations
”the lives of the Stiles family in hill country Texas. The author portrays the drama of individual lives as they unfold on life's stage. There are many pearls of wisdom to be gained from chapter to chapter. In fact, the book can be seen as a string of pearls, which begins and ends on a piece of land called Acorn Ridge.”

Memories of the Curlew
”based on the life of Gwenllian, daughter of the King of Gwynedd, who became known as 'The Welsh Warrior Princess'. At her birth in 1096, the famous Druidic bard Meilyr predicted she would become a great leader of the Welsh. Married to the young Prince of Deheubarth, she supported his mission to build a new Welsh army, while raising a young family in the extreme conditions of life in the mountains. The military struggle was mirrored by personal conflicts, with Gwenllian emerging as a true Welsh heroine. Her story is one of passion, courage and honour, and gives a fascinationg insight into Welsh life at this turbulent time.”

Politics, Terrorism, and Intrigue/Conspiracy

The Wewelsburg Covenant
In 1944, the survival of Naziism is secretly arranged. In 2012, ‘A new superpower has appeared on the world map, with vast armies of genetically perfected Nazi warriors, a powerful fleet of submarines and nuclear weapons at its command….”

An Atlantean Triumvirate
”It is the mid 1930s. Having discovered Atlantis and long lost technology at the end of the 19th century, Britain waxed into an all powerful superpower dominating the seas and skies with mighty dreadnaughts capable of levelling entire armies. But something evil is abroad seeking to undermine the peaceful British Empire... John Murdoch, James Riley and Jane Archer criss cross the world, determined to restore stability and safeguard the British way of life.”

The Mormon Hacker
”Tanner Zane has a secret criminal past. Nobody suspects that, before his religious conversion, Tanner hacked into thousands of computer networks across the globe. He accumulated millions of dollars from his illegal activities until a sudden, life-changing event caused him to abandon hacking and give his fortune to charity. But Tanner’s guarded past is exposed when he is kidnapped by his mysterious neighbor and forced to hack into an impossible target – Los Alamos National Labs. Inside the government facility is a prototype quantum computer that is powerful enough to crack the digital safeguards of the Internet. When Tanner learns that cyber-terrorists will use the quantum computer to commit massive identify theft and corporate espionage around the world, he deliberately engages in an intellectual battle with his captors to prevent them from obtaining the device.”

Polonium and the Wolf
”Polonium; one of the deadliest substances on the planet. When a substantial quantity falls into the hands of a group of fanatics no one in the country is safe. Only one man knows who they are and can stop them but he’s following his own agenda. For he’s the biggest b****rd of them all...”

The Chosen One - The Mossad in Iran
Middle East nuclear weapons/threat of war thriller. 2015. “Special operations veteran DJ Markis finds armed invaders in his home and it all goes sideways. On the run from the shadowy Company, he turns to his brothers in arms to fight back. Soon he finds himself in possession of a secret that threatens the stability of the world, and becomes the leader of a conspiracy to change everything…a science-fiction military techno-thriller in the tradition of Crichton, Koontz and Heppner.”Reviews says: “'apocalypse' twist, though in more end of the world as we know it rather than end of the world.”

Watching People BurnWatching People Burn
”BASED ON TRUE EVENTS. The deadliest school massacre in U.S. history, its victims in grade school. A terrorist attack on U.S. soil. Three separate, coordinated bombings, culminating in a suicide car bomb that killed a public official and sent shrapnel into the crowd. This isn't fantasy. It all really happened... in rural Michigan, in 1927. This historical screenplay dissects the Bath school disaster. It explores the attacks' mysterious perpetrator, including the haunting final message he left for the police and the traumatic childhood that may have spurred his crimes. But the story also explores the myriad ways the attacks affected its victims, transformed a town, and reflected a moment of transition in American history.”

Collapse, Post-Apocalypse, Speculative Futures

”DARKOUT - 1 In the year 2033 it blinked. Just like a light bulb going out. And eventually the sun did go out. Thirty years after the fact a small knot of survivors set out to widen thier very narrow, need we say very cold, horizons. The stated goal is knowledge, communication, and trade. No matter how small your "world" gets there is always somebody with a hidden agenda. And, it would seem, a few "critters" you didn't expect to run into.”

2060: On The Run (A Future Noir Thriller)
”In the overcrowded, noisy and sweltering streets of New York, in the year 2060, paranoia, fear and poverty are everywhere. An energy crisis paved the way for a new political party, which promised to solve the country’s problem. However, this administration quickly began enforcing dictatorial legislation that left anyone who opposed the government outcast from society; unable to get a job, cut off from the power and forced to survive on the streets. Unsurprisingly, this led to riots and the, eventual, emergence of underground rebel factions.”

Crimson Rain
“Several decades after a nuclear catastrophe rocked the globe only two bastions of civilization stand secure on the planet. Amongst the technology and the relative peace and serenity, though, lies a darkness that is kept anything but secret. The government allows the rich to victimize the poor and large corporations to kidnap people like guinea pigs for their experiments. Two corporations seek to overthrow the governments and reach for global domination. Meanwhile, three unlikely heroes are seeking change, each one for their own purpose. Can they stop the change that is to come before it is too late or will they fail, dooming the earth to slavery at the hands of these evil corporations?”

World, Incorporated
“World, Incorporated is one of five “supercorporations” which, having overthrown the world’s governments in the wake of decades of growing financial turmoil, spend their near-limitless resources competing with each other for global supremacy in the post-national society of 2058. … captivating action-thriller, a ‘1984" for the information age…’

The Day Detroit Went Dark
”Caught in the middle of a fatal car chase and drug fueled gun battle, Clive Bradshaw decides to call it quits, leave the city and live a simpler life with his wife Emily and young daughter Amy. Emily drops him off at the foot of Detroit on his last day of work. Clive steps out of the car and into a city on the verge of collapse, rife with corruption, no city services, overworked and underpaid police and fire departments manned by skeleton crews, fighting a hopeless battle against brazen, uncontrolled crime. …then the pulses hit… Everything that produces or relies on electricity is destroyed. The electrical grid, vehicles, aircraft control systems, machinery, communications, computers, refrigeration, water pumping stations, all the systems that support everyday life, gone in an instant. Nothing gets into the city and street gangs rule supreme. Chaos reigns, but it’s all overshadowed by an outbreak of a deadly disease, bubonic plague. The disease threatens not only Detroit but the entire country. The plague must be contained…at all costs. Follow Clive as he struggles to survive, find Emily and Amy and avoid the plague in The Day Detroit Went Dark.”

ACROSS THE GREAT DIVIDE, love and hope in the End Times.
”They believe in God and live on a farm well away from the violence beginning to take over the city. Mary and Tony are also fortunate to be living in a country free from the major disasters and wars many nations are now facing. Now as the prophesied End Times have begun, will love and simple trust enable them to survive the deception, lawlessness and cold-heartedness of the society around them? …As the age-long battle between good and evil intensifies and the Antichrist prepares to step out of the shadows, the ultimate destiny of every human being will be decided. The world won't end in nuclear war or catastrophic climate change; the final conclusion of human history will be far more dramatic. This novel also contains a short study guide of the End Times.”

eHumor Mayan Apocalypse

Above with Sci-Fi or Fantasy Elements

Dimensional Shift: First Step
”A catastrophic infection of land based plant life motivates a wealthy investor and his colleagues to make the ultimate push for survival. He, his daughter, and a brilliant young team of scientists do the unthinkable. They take the first step off planet Earth. The story is a fresh look at science fiction set in the very near future. Stone creates unique technologies, an alternative history, and a weaves together a compelling number of disassociated threads to craft a very readable dystopian saga.” The first of The Dimensional Shift Trilogy: First Step, Dimensional Shift: Waters of Babylon, Dimensional Shift: Millenarians

Rogue Command (The Kalahari Series)
”The story begins with a catastrophe for mankind – the result of an unexpected, unprecedented and obscene criminal conspiracy. For governments and scientific authorities who have knowledge of the event – for it plays out on a distant moon in our solar system – the repercussions are immense. …” see link for plot.

Dark Road (The Dark Grid Series)
“Dark Road, sequel to Dark Grid: When the Lights Go Out, Permanently, picks up just a few weeks after the end of Dark Grid. A disastrous solar storm has knocked out power grids throughout the northern hemisphere, and life as we know it in America will never be the same. The Taylor family, Eric, Karen, Chuck, and Sherri were able to evacuate from their neighborhood in Nashville, Tennessee before society collapsed, and join with the Tennessee National Guard to begin building a successful and thriving community in Natchez Trace--called Promised Land. First Sergeant Mallory Jensen was promoted to Major, thanks to orders from higher authority codenamed ARCLiTE... Dark Road follows the family of Dan and Marissa Clark. Increasingly desperate under the despotic rule of the HOA leader, Carey, wary of the rapidly increasing threat from contagious disease, and slowly but surely starving to death; what will happen when a family with two young children, and a better destination in mind, decides to undertake a journey outside the purported safety of their patrolled neighborhood--only to discover that it's patrolled to keep neighbors in, as well as marauders out? The community at Promised Land continues to grow--holding elections, annexing a town, and even celebrating their first wedding. But when Mallory reaches out to other military camps in the region, she discovers that ARCLiTE--and the forces behind it--may not be at all what they claimed to be...and suddenly everything is up in the air. PROFESSIONALLY EDITED AND FORMATTED”

Print List Price:$9.99 Previous digital price:$3.99 (according to the book watching program I use)
Current price: $.99

The Worst-Case Scenario: Survival Handbook: Extreme Edition (Worst Case Scenario)
“How could it get any worse? For the eleventh book in the phenomenally successful Worst-Case Scenario Survival Handbook series, the authors have pulled out all the stops, harking back to the core appeal that made the first book a runaway bestseller and turning the intensity up to 11. Here are all new scenarios for living life on the very edge. Imperiled readers will learn immediate, hands-on strategies for surviving an elephant stampede, 16-car pile-up, mine collapse, and a nuclear attack. Discover how to take a bullet, control a runaway hot air balloon, break a gorilla's grip, endure a Turkish prison and free a limb from a beartrap. Whether stranded on an iceberg, being chased by a pack of wolves, spinning out on a motorcycle, held under by a huge wave while surfing, or being buried alive, The Worst-Case Scenario Survival Handbook: Extreme Edition is the ticket to survival.”

Print List Price:$14.95 Previous digital price:$13.99 (according to the book watching program I use)
Current price: $1.99

Just Reading
The Librarian (Book One: Little Boy Lost)
Youth. ”The troubled teen thinks he's found a way to escape his real-world problems when he stumbles upon strange doorways in Astoria's local library that seem to lead into the extraordinary worlds from all his favorite books. Oz, Neverland, Wonderland -- they're all a reality with Wesley's new discovery. Wesley teams with best friend Taylor Williams to embark on a great adventure, both ready to leave the drama of middle school behind. But the two kids quickly find themselves embroiled in a centuries-old battle for the library and the magic hiding within. Now, fighting alongside the eccentric old man who's vowed to protect the building's power, the pair must help ward off an attack by a shadowy group with a strange tie to Wesley's nemesis, forcing Wesley to face the fears he's been dodging... and one of the most terrifying bullies of all time!”

The Librarian (Book Two: Unhappily Ever After)
”Today they've learned their actions have had grave consequences. Not only did they alter the Oz mythos, but their deeds may have had unexplained repercussions in the real world as well. Taylor's returned home to find she's living a life that isn't her own. Nothing's as she left it. Her normally warm father has become cold and distant. Her grades have fallen overnight. Teachers who once saw her as their favorite student, now consider her their most problematic pupil. Only Wesley remembers Taylor as she truly is, and together, he and Tay return to Oz hoping they can undo the damage and restore both worlds to the way they were. But the children quickly find they're in way over their heads. Not only has the Wicked Witch taken control of Oz, but Douglas Stanford has stayed behind to build a small army of storybook villains to help him obtain the magic hidden within Astoria's library. The librarian's returned to stop him, but the old man may need the children's help as the fate of every known world hangs in the balance.”

”author Eric Hobbs has teamed with The Sylvan Learning Center to launch The Librarian Book Club. Toward the back of the book, each copy of The Librarian contains an exclusive invitation to join. Open to students in grades K-8, the club will bring kids together from around the globe to compete in a monthly reading contest where they’ll have a chance to win exciting prizes: gift cards, autographed books, new toys, video games, DVDs, iPods…even a brand new Kindle Fire! All kids have to do is answer questions about the books they’re currently reading! “

Can I Keep It?
”Hilarity ensues when a young boy finds wild animals in the strangest places. He asks his mom if he can keep them, but she always has a good reason why they wouldn’t fit in. Will he ever get to keep any of them? Find out in this laugh-out-loud rhyming adventure with endearing illustrations by Shaun Potts.”

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