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‘The Cornuta Curse’ is Today’s Free eBook

the cornuta curseToday’s free Kindle download, The Cornuta Curse, is a story about love with a twist of fate-fighting. From writer A. Scott, the narrative takes place on the historic bluffs of Cirque Terre, where Mara discovers that love, sometimes, requires us to break a spell, a curse, and a hard stone:

One in four men cheat. But what if their betrayal is inevitable? What if, the women are cursed? Cursed by a 500-year-old love lock. If you were the one in four, would you try to break the curse?

Mara doesn’t believe in curses. She believes in facts: the women in her family are the one in four just like 800 million other women in the world.  Read more

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Freelancing 101 Online Boot Camp

Freelancing 101Starting April 28, this online event will show you the best way to start your freelancing career, from the first steps of self-advertising and marketing, to building your schedule and managing clients. By the end of this online boot camp you will have a plan for making a profitable career as a freelancer, and the skill set to devote yourself to it. Register now! 

‘The Strange Year of Vanessa M.’ is Today’s Free eBook

jodiToday’s free eBook download, The Strange Year of Vanessa M., by writer Filipa Fonseca Silva. It’s the tale of a wife and mother who finally chooses to find her own happiness:

When Vanessa got into her car that winter’s afternoon, she had no idea she was setting off on a journey with no return. An inner journey that would call into question a whole life spent living up to other people’s expectations.

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‘Robbie and the Bully-bot’ is Today’s Free eBook

robbie and the bully botToday’s free eBook download has a really long name. It’s called Robbie and the Bully-bot: Learning to act with fairness, justice and respect (Citizenship for Kids: Character education and social responsibility).

Essentially, it’s an anti-bully book for children. If you have young children and you want to teach them how to deal with bullies. Likewise, it may be a good conversation starter for young kids who may not know about negative outcomes from being a bully or being preyed on by bullies:

Are you worried about kids being bullied?  Read more

‘A Beautiful Lie’ is Today’s Free eBook

a beautiful lieToday’s free eBook download, A Beautiful Lie (Playing with Fire #1), is a USA Today Bestseller from author, Tara Sivec. If you enjoy a suspenseful love story with plenty of lies, twists, and tangles, this book is for you:

Garrett McCarthy, Annabelle Parker, and Milo Roberts were as close as friends could get. They shared in each other’s joy during graduations, promotions, and engagements. They consoled one another through heartache and loss.  Read more

‘In the Shadow of the Earth’ is Today’s Free eBook

in the shadow of the earthToday’s free eBook download, In the Shadow of the Earth (The Gods in Hiding), is a paranormal science fiction thriller. Written by John Borders, a software developer working towards his PhD in physics, it has a little bit of everything for those seeking an imaginative, fantasy reading over the first weekend of spring:

What if reality isn’t as rigid as we think it is?
Professor Jim Canter was tormented by memories of his devastating failure as a physicist. The experiment that should have proven his radical, world-changing theory had instead ended in universal accusations of fraud and deceit.  Read more

‘Rethinking the Internet of Things’ is Today’s Free eBook

rethinking the internet of thingsToday’s free eBook download is Rethinking the Internet of Things, a guide for developers who are working with mobile or connected devices. Written by Francis daCosta, Rethinking is perfect for “leaders, executives, architectural, standards and development leaders  in the evolving IoT industry.” Whether you’re working on appliances or wearables, this book on software architecture will be helpful.

In the coming decade, billions of simple devices must be connected to the emerging Internet of Things. Today’s networking protocols are too expensive and inefficient for this task. This book describes a simpler and scalable architecture that will be used to create “big data” from billions of “small data” points in the Internet of Things. Read more

‘Gluten Free Italian’ is Today’s Free eBook

gluten-free italianGluten Free Italian: Simple and Delicious Recipes for Cooking Italian Cuisine, is today’s free Kindle download. Written by Sarah Sophia, who has also written cookbooks on hot sauces, smoothies, and gluten-free baking. If you have gluten free friends or if you’re looking to cut down on wheat-based carbohydrates, gluten free recipes from Sarah’s book will be very helpful.

So many of your favorite foods are off limits and if you’re like me and you love Italian food, this can be a pain. This book is perfect for your gluten-free lifestyle… lots and lots of delicious, Italian recipes so that you can enjoy your favorite foods without feeling guilty.

You may be gluten intolerant or you may choose to avoid gluten for health benefits (of which there are many) but sometimes you just need a flavorful, hearty home cooked Italian meal!
Craving a pasta or pizza tonight? I’ve got you covered with a whole host of simple recipes to follow.  Read more

‘Sleeping Dogs: The Awakening’ is Today’s Free eBook

sleeping dogsSleeping Dogs: The Awakening is Today’s free eBook download. Written by John Wayne Falbey, the thriller follows a special operation team that is working to prevent the assassination of a presidential candidate. If you enjoy thrillers by such best-selling authors as Brad Thor, Lee Child, David Baldacci, and Alex Berenson, Sleeping Dogs is for you!

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‘Economics for Humans’ is Today’s Free eBook

economics for humansToday’s free eBook, Economics for Humans, is courtesy of The University of Chicago Press Books. Written by Julia A. Nelson, Economics for Humans seeks to uncover the human side of our economy, often portrayed as cold, heartless, and uncontrollable. Nelson’s work is an invigorating glimpse at economy, but beyond the mechanistic model:

Economics for Humans argues against the well-ingrained notion that economics is immune to moral values and distant from human relationships. Here, Nelson locates the impediment to envisioning a more considerate economic world in an assumption that is shared by both neoliberals and the political left. Read more

‘The Wanderess’ is Today’s Free eBook

the wanderessToday’s free eBook, The Wanderess, is a story about love, heroism, and friendship between two vagabonds. It’s the fifth novel from Roman Payne, and we think you will enjoy it:

A gothic mystery novel and story of passion and romance set against the backdrop of a timeless Mediterranean landscape, The Wanderess tells of the notorious adventurer Saul and his passion for the beautiful Saskia, a mysterious young orphan girl whom he meets and vows to protect as his child.  Read more

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