Monthly Archives: August 2009

Internet Book Database

Internet Book Database http://www.ibookdb.net/       Catalog all your books online Organize them as Owned/Wanted/Favorites/Read/Unread Rate, Review and Tag books List your Favorite Authors and Series Share your bookshelf on ibookdb or your Website/Blog/Myspace Find people with the same … Continue reading

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Envision A World Where Every Child Can Read

http://www.familyliteracygroups.org/ Family Literacy Groups: A model first step for building a literate community Family Literacy Groups is an Educational Community whose goal is to bring together families with young children learning to read. Our approach is not the same as … Continue reading

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Waterloo Literacy Group –Sep 8th International Literacy Day

http://www.theliteracygroup.com/ Making A Difference in Our Community! The Literacy Group of Waterloo Region is a non-profit organization that offers adults over the age of 18, free help with skills upgrading to improve basic reading, writing, math, computer and workforces skills.  … Continue reading

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Literacy Groups

Literacy Groups Try being a Connector, Discoverer, Illustrator, Questioner, Researcher, Scene Setter, Summarizer, and Word Wizard. http://mrsdennison.com/0304/Reading/Literacy/index.htm Connector – Try to find connections between the book and you, and between the book and the wider world.  This means connecting the … Continue reading

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New Poetry Book

Favourite Poems We Learned At School by Thomas Walsh   ISBN : 9781856350518 Publisher: Mercier Press. Price Euro 9.99 Thomas F. Walsh has put together a collection of the most quoted and most memorable poems we learned in school. The … Continue reading

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New Releases in 2009

JANUARY   “Plum Spooky (Stephanie Plum Series)” by Janet Evanovich   “Becoming Enlightened” by His Holiness the Dalai Lama   “Bones of the Dragon (Dragonships of Vindras Series No. 1)” by Margaret Weis   “Daemon” by Daniel Suarez   “Eclipse” … Continue reading

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UK Book Bestsellers

Source: Waterstones Online  http://www.waterstones.com   1 The Time Traveler’s Wife by Audrey Niffenegger This extraordinary, magical novel is the story of Clare and Henry who have known each other since Clare was six and Henry was thirty-six, and were… Format: … Continue reading

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Bestsellers USA Today

http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20090820/ap_on_en_ot/us_best_sellers_books_usatoday Key: F-Fiction; NF-Nonfiction; H-Hardcover; P-Paperback 1. “The Time Traveler’s Wife” by Audrey Niffenegger (Mariner Books) (F-P) 2. “South of Broad” by Pat Conroy (Nan A. Talese) (F-H) 3. “Eclipse” by Stephenie Meyer (Little, Brown Books for Young Readers) (F-H) … Continue reading

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The Newest and hottest literary site on the Web

http://www.squidoo.com/ Squidoo is the popular publishing platform and community that makes it easy for you to create “lenses” online. Lenses are pages, kind of like flyers or signposts or overview articles, that gather everything you know about your topic of … Continue reading

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Book Marketing Network

http://bookmarket.ning.com/ The Book Marketing Network’s Alexa Rank is 95,154 The Book Marketing Network, this site right here, is ranked 95,154 by Alexa.com. That means it’s the 95,154th most popular website in the world. John Kremer’s http://www.bookmarket.com website is ranked at … Continue reading

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BookBuzzr Promote Your Books Authors

http://bookbuzzr.freado.com/ BookBuzzr – The One Free Tool That Every Author Needs for Book Marketing As an author trying to market your book online, you may find that many of the simple steps involved in Internet marketing are actually quite daunting. … Continue reading

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School and College Books, Stationery, Uniforms………..

School and College Books: Abe Books: http://www.abebooks.co.uk/?cm_ven=ggl&cm_cat=UK%20content&cm_ite=UK%20content%20used Amazon: http://www.amazon.com, http://www.amazon.co.uk Bookfinder: http://www.bookfinder.com Book Depository: http://www.bookdepository.co.uk/?gclid=CJ3EvsK0v5wCFZ0U4wodNDlhoQ O Mahonys: http://www.omahonys.ie/?gclid=COCbpe62v5wCFU0A4wod9k1knQ Powells: http://www.powells.com/used School Books (Eason) http://www.schooldays.ie/articles/school-uniforms School Shop : http://www.schoolbookshop.ie/?gclid=CL3moL63v5wCFZwA4wodQH6zng (Online stationery and books) School Supply Centre: http://www.schoolsupplycentre.ie/?gclid=CImC_6C3v5wCFU0A4wod9k1knQ Uniforms: Back To School: http://www.backtoschooluniforms.com/Continue reading

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Children’s Book Festival

Cork City Library is hosting Children’s Book Festival October 1st – 31st 2009 Log onto  http://www.childrensbooksireland.com/ for more details Also from Mid Sep a new 64 page Free Reading guide will be made available

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Cork Heritage Week

Heritage Week: Sat Aug 22th – Aug 30th 2009 For More Details log onto http://www.heritageweek.ie An Chomhairle Oidhreachta, Áras na hOidhreachta, Church Lane, Kilkenny| Tel: (056) 777 0777| Fax: (056) 777 0788| CallSave: 1850 200 878|

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Recommended Reading

Title: Love and Summer  Author:  William Trevor Edition: Paperback ISBN: 9780670918256 ISBN13: 9780670918256 http://www.amazon.co.uk/Love-Summer-William-Trevor/dp/0670918245/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1250877916&sr=1-1 Product Description Product Description ItÂ’s summer and nothing much is happening in Rathmoye. So it doesnÂ’t go unnoticed when a dark-haired stranger appears on his bicycle … Continue reading

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Ireland’s No.1 Bestseller The Perfect Man

Number 1 Bestseller Sheila O’Flanagan returns with a captivating new novel about family ties, romance and leaving the past behind. Title: The Perfect Man Author: Sheila O’Flanagan Hardcover: 512 pages Publisher: Headline Review (3 Sep 2009) Language English ISBN-10: 0755343794 … Continue reading

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IMPAC Award 2009

 Overall Winner : Man Gone Down by Michael Thomas Book details Paperback: 448 pages Publisher: Atlantic Books (1 April 2009) ISBN-10: 1848872437 ISBN-13: 978-1848872431 Product Dimensions: 19.4 x 12.8 x 3.8 cm http://www.impacdublinaward.ie/ Longlist 2009 AUTHOR   TITLE Douglas Carlton Abrams … Continue reading

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Locus Award – Anathem

http://www.locusmag.com/SFAwards/Db/Locus2009.html The Locus Awards are presented to winners of Locus Magazine‘s annual readers’ poll, which was established in the early ’70s specifically to provide recommendations and suggestions to Hugo Awards voters. Over the decades the Locus Awards have often drawn … Continue reading

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Free Chic Lit Ebooks

http://pdfdatabase.com/index.php?q=free+chic+lit+download+ebooks     free chic lit download ebooks.full.rar free chic lit download ebooks [FullVersion] [HIGHSPEED] free chic lit download ebooks [TRUSTED DOWNLOAD] free chic lit download ebooks

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A Chic Lit Author’s Secret Obessions

http://www.redroom.com/blog/ajdunlea/a-chic-lit-authors-secret-obessions-sad-true Authors Daily Checklist 1. Checking my Emails … at least 4 times a day 2. Blogging on my 2 literary blogs for at least 4 hours daily 3. Networking on sites: Facebook, My Space , Twitter 4. I love … Continue reading

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