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Can Calibre Include Blurb?

When I convert a book using Calibre, I've noticed that there's often a brief synopsis of the novel in the metadata box. Is it possible to include this at the beginning of the book? If so, how do I do this? Thanks lots.
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TFB Review: Smith & Wesson Performance Center Pro Series, Model 686 Plus

Horace Smith and Daniel Wesson became partners in 1852 with the goal of manufacturing a firearm that would fire a self-contained cartridge. The “Volcanic Pistol” was the result. It was a lever action pistol that would eventually be sold to Oliver Winchester when Smith & Wesson temporarily parted ways. Luckily for us, they found their […] Read More … The post TFB Review: Smith & Wesson Performance Center Pro Series, Model 686 Plus appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Reviews, Guns, Revolver, Smith, Smith Wesson, Pistols, Daniel Wesson, Oliver Winchester, Horace Smith


Review | The Hollow of Fear by Sherry Thomas

This series. My feelings for it are fierce and tangled, much like the ties that bind its protagonists. Charlotte, Lord Ingram, Livia, Inspector Treadles, Bancroft, Lady Ingram . . . characterize them each how you will, but there is nothing equivocal about them. While there is infinite room for every sort of gray area in their circumstances, their histories, and their difficult presents, the feelings that they engender (at least in me) are nothing if not strong one way or the other. And really, ...
Tags: Books, London, Review, Mystery, Sherlock Holmes, Scotland Yard, Historical Fiction, Charlotte, Moriarty, Thomas, Victorian, Livia, Arc, Ingram, Retelling, Beloved Bookshelf


Featured Deals of the Week 12/21/18

Weekly Deals Roundup This week’s deals include the Ruger LCR-X, the Testudo plate carrier and plates, Federal Guard Dog 9mm, a whole mess of S&W magazines, and more ammunition than you can shake a stick at. Ruger LCR-x in 38 special Double action revolver – $339.99 What the deal is: Sportsman’s Outdoor Superstore is selling […] Read More … The post Featured Deals of the Week 12/21/18 appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Revolver, Editorial, Armor, Ammo, Ruger LCR, 9mm, Other Gear & Gadgets, Guns & Gear, Ammunition, Plate Carrier, Pistol Magazine, Ballistic Plates, Self-Defense Revolver, Reflex/Red Dot, Armor Plate


This is why I don’t buy from aliexpress - dead nova on day 14

On my 14th day, my Nova became unresponsive. Contacted the seller and they told me to leave a feedback and the engineers would get back to me. So I left a feedback then I got this back. “I would change the product for you. But you've given me bad feedback, so I can't change the product for you.sorry!” Never deal with “Hi mary ebook Store“ https://www.aliexpress.com/store/636...7ab04c4dIYIdwl They ended all communication with this after I told them that they told me to leave a feedback. “I'm...
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Top narrators in 2018

I posted the following in the thread about favorite books for 2018: Quote: Originally Posted by issybird (Post 3789657) ETA another synchronicity: two of the fiction books were audiobooks and they had the same narrator (Frederick Davidson). I knew I'd also listed to more books read by Davidson than anyone else. I counted up and I'm currently on my 14th book by him. He read the types of book I tend to like. ...
Tags: Books, Audiobook Discussions, Eta, Davidson, Frederick Davidson


Grohe Faucet Foot Control for Hands-Free Function

Grohe takes automatic faucet activation to the next level with the Grohe Faucet Foot Control adapter. Taking messy hands out of the equation entirely, Grohe Foot Control turns the water on and off with the merest tap of your kitchen base unit. In addition to keeping your faucet shiny clean and germ-free, the Foot Control adapter enhances efficiency in the kitchen—keeping your hands free for other tasks. And the Grohe Faucet Foot Control adapter is, well, adaptable. Users can enjoy the same co...
Tags: Books, Grohe, Kitchen and Bath, Kitchen Fittings, Hands-free Faucet, Foot-activated Faucet, Grohe Faucet, Grohe Faucet Foot Control, Grohe Faucet Foot Control for Hands Free Function, Grohe Foot Control


TFB’s 12 Days Of Christmas: Prancer’s Perfect Pistols

Merry Christmas you filthy animals and thanks for putting up with more of our 12 Days Of TFB Christmas. If you can bear with me for a few more days I promise to leave you alone on December 25th (maybe). Picking perfect pistols is a personal and polarizing topic of discussion. Some of you are […] Read More … The post TFB’s 12 Days Of Christmas: Prancer’s Perfect Pistols appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Revolver, Editorial, TFB, Pistols, Best Gear, Semi-Auto


Despite Dem’s Attempted Murphy Mag Fix, Law Still Bans Cops from Standard Gun Mags

By Evan F. Nappen, Attorney at Law NJ Governor Phil Murphy ~ “stupid is as stupid does” New Jersey – -(AmmoLand.com)- New Jersey Cops were surprised to discover that under the Governor Murphy Mag Ban they too could not possess any magazine over ten rounds while off-duty. Usually, anti-gun Democrats exempt police from such laws meant to control the peasants. How did this happen?It happened because of the legacy of the law created by New Jersey’s original 1990 Florio Mag Ban. Even though the M...
Tags: Guns, New Jersey, Murphy, National Guard, Florio, Phil Murphy, Gun Rights News, Armed Forces of the United States, Only Ones, Emphasis, Magazine Bans, Evan Nappen, Murphy Administration, Evan F Nappen, New Jersey Cops, Murphy Mag Ban


Christmas In DC

Art by A.F. Branco Adam Schiff House USA –-(Ammoland.com)- Christmas In DC.Congressman Adam Schiff and most politicians in Washington DC deserve a whole lot of coal for Christmas this year from Santa Claus.Did you enjoy this cartoon?Sign up for Ammoland in your Inbox and get our daily cartoon and email news! You call yourself pro-gun? Prove it by joining any one or all of these fine civil rights organizations: National Rifle Association (NRA) : www.membership.nrahq.orgSecond Amendment Foundat...
Tags: Guns, Washington Post, America, Washington Dc, Fox News, Dc, Nra, Adam Schiff, National Rifle Association NRA, Ammoland, Gun Rights News, A.F. Branco, Gun Cartoons, USA Ammoland, Branco, Preservation Of Firearms Ownership JPFO


Aura ONE Kobo Aura ONE touchscreen generating random button presses, unresponsive

Not to long ago, I got my Kobo Aura ONE replaced because the touchscreen had gone crazy. I thought this was because I had charged it with a Samsung Phone charger. Now, my replacement has done the same thing. It went bad a few days after updating to 4.12.12111, while trying to highlight a book from overdrive. The symptoms: 1. Random unresponsiveness of the screen. Occasionally what I try to press gets pressed; usually it doesn’t. 2. Random button presses when I’m not touching the screen, of...
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Studio Series #32 Voyager Optimus Prime Out of Package Comparison Photos


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Trump’s Bump-Stocks Ban is a Bigger Danger for 2A than Most Realize

Opinion Once President Trump is gone, and the next Obama/Clinton/Sanders, etc. holds the reins of the executive branch, there will be no legal barrier to the Attorney General “recognizing” the “danger” of all those “machine guns” in public hands, and criminalizing them with a scratch of a pen. USA – -(AmmoLand.com)- The Second Amendment means what it says, and laws restricting access to, or possession of firearms, ammunition, firearms accessories, knives, swords, nunchaku, billy clubs, black-...
Tags: Usa, Guns, Supreme Court, Donald Trump, Trump, Nra, Antonin Scalia, Scalia, GCA, NFA, Heller, Firearms Policy Coalition, Gun Rights News, Gun Owners of America, Gun Bans, Jeff Knox


Trumps’ Bump-Stocks Ban is a Bigger Danger for 2A than Most Realize

Opinion Once President Trump is gone, and the next Obama/Clinton/Sanders, etc. holds the reins of the executive branch, there will be no legal barrier to the Attorney General “recognizing” the “danger” of all those “machine guns” in public hands, and criminalizing them with a scratch of a pen. USA – -(AmmoLand.com)- The Second Amendment means what it says, and laws restricting access to, or possession of firearms, ammunition, firearms accessories, knives, swords, nunchaku, billy clubs, black-...
Tags: Usa, Guns, Supreme Court, Donald Trump, Trump, Nra, Antonin Scalia, Scalia, GCA, NFA, Heller, Firearms Policy Coalition, Gun Rights News, Gun Owners of America, Gun Bans, Jeff Knox


Longest

And so the Shortest Day came and the year died And everywhere down the centuries of the snow-white world Came people singing, dancing, To drive the dark away. They lighted candles in the winter trees; They hung their homes with evergreen; They burned beseeching fires all night long To keep the year alive. And when the new year’s sunshine blazed awake They shouted, revelling. Through all the frosty ages you can hear them Echoing behind us – listen! All the long echoes, sing the same delight, This...
Tags: Crafts, Uncategorized, Joe, Susan Cooper, Katie Carlos


Lost in Transliteration

The upcoming New Leaf Book Club theme "Lost in Translation" got me thinking about the importance of transliteration, and I was reminded of this when I came across a striking parallelism of thought between authors widely separated in time: One of my favourite bits of writing is by T.E Lawrence in his Preface to Seven Pillars of Wisdom - I still chuckle when I read the passage. Here's the key extract "Arabic names won't go into English, exactly, for their consonants are not the same as ours, an...
Tags: Books, Reading Recommendations, Mir, Urdu, T E Lawrence, Khushwant Singh, Pinyin, Raza Mir, Urdu Poetry


Daily Gun Deals: Geissele Automatics AR15 Two-Stage Trigger $99.99 FREE S&H

Geissele Automatics AR15 Two-Stage Trigger Deal USA – -(Ammoland.com)- Brownells has an offer on a Geissele Automatics AR15 Two-Stage Trigger that you can get for $99.99 FREE shipping if you apply coupon code “NBM” at check out. Normally $165.00 this is a great all purpose trigger for your next rifle build or to upgrade your current MSR.The Geissele 2 Stage (G2S) semi-auto-only trigger drops into your AR-15 to give much of the performance and reliability of Geissele’s proven SSA trigger at an...
Tags: Usa, Guns, Gear, SSA, Brownells, NBM, Geissele, Ammoland com Brownells, Daily Gun Deals, AmmoLand News Editors, Geissele Automatics


Daily Gun Deals: Stag Arms Full Metal 5pc 30 Rd Magazine Bundle (5.56/.223 mm) $49.99

Stag Arms Full Metal 5pc 30 Rd GI Magazine Bundle Deal USA – -(Ammoland.com)- Stag Arms has a 50% off sale on a five-piece bundle of full metal 30 round GI gun magazines (5.56/.223 mm) for just $49.99. That is 50% off the $100 retail and just $9.99 each before shipping. Note you can get Free Shipping if you order two bundles with their $99.00 free shipping offer. No codes needed.This bundle includes FIVE 5.56/.223 GI magazines that will fit any AR-15 or M16 rifle with an upper half chambered ...
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New York State Demands Insurance.. for Me but Not for Thee

Albany NY SAFE Act Protester U.S.A. -(Ammoland.com)- The New York Senate proposed that gun owners must have liability insurance. Only active duty law enforcement officers are exempt. The political justification was the 500 murders in NY last year. We don’t have statistics from every state, but where we do have reliable data we see that citizens who are licensed to carry a concealed firearms are the most law abiding and non-violent segment of society in the United States. Why are we taxing the ...
Tags: New York, Guns, New York City, US, United States, Manchester, Buffalo, Ny, Albany, New York State, Nra, Binghamton, Scranton, Ammoland, New York Senate, Gun Rights News


The Best Toys Of 2018

2018 was a dark time in the toy industry, as one of the biggest toy retailers in the country closed up shop, forcing collectors to stalk the shelves of Walmart and Target for their fix. But Toys’R’Us’ demise didn’t stop some outstanding toys from being released. Let’s play!Read more...
Tags: Toys, Science, Walmart, Lego, Kotakucore, Transformers, Toy Time, Best Toys Of 2018


Best Garden-Adjacent Books of 2018?

The editors at The American Society of Landscape Architects Magazine and blog The Dirt don’t read many gardening books, as residential landscapes are a rather small specialization within the profession. But I’m fascinated to learn what they’re reading, especially the Best Books of 2018 chosen by editor Jared Green, and some are relevant to actual home gardeners like us. Of course I love trees, but books about trees have been known to put me to sleep. To my surprise, Jared foun...
Tags: Gardening, London, Bbc, New York Times, Jared, Browning, Coleman, Asla, Leyland, What's Happening, Grab Bag, Timber Press, Eliot Coleman, Dominique Browning, Jared Green, HomeNew Guide to Improving Water Efficiency


Man shoots at Bigfoot, only it isn't Bigfoot

In Helena, Montana's North Hills, a man was setting up for (legal) target practice on public land when another gentleman shot at him (and missed) several times. The man confronted the shooter who reportedly told him he was “not wearing orange and (he) thought he was Bigfoot." As if it would be ok to shoot a Sasquatch! Curiously, the man who dodged the bullets didn't report the matter to police until the next day. According to the police, he "didn’t think it was necessary" but then decided that...
Tags: Post, News, Guns, Bigfoot, Sasquatch, Lewis, Clark County, Helena Montana, North Hills, Leo Dutton


TFBTV: The Guns of Die Hard (Which is a Christmas Movie)

In this episode of TFBTV, James Reeves goes over not only the guns of Die Hard – yes, THAT Christmas film – but he also brings you little known facts about the movie and the use of the guns in the movie, including the Steyr AUG, H&K MP5 and the H&K P7, as well as […] Read More … The post TFBTV: The Guns of Die Hard (Which is a Christmas Movie) appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
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Visit NRA Museums Over the Upcoming Holiday Week ~ VIDEO

by NRA Board Member Willes K. Lee PSA – gun and Second Amendment lovers. This is just plain fun and a must do bucket-list item. NRA Museums Fairfax, VA – -(AmmoLand.com)- On all our bucket lists is a visit (or two) to an NRA Firearms Museum (or three). Holiday season is a great time to go. Get the children out of the house to enjoy firearms history.The NRA Museums are home to the finest firearms collection in the world. The National Firearms Museum, at the NRA Headquarters in Fairfax, Virgi...
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How to Set Up and Use Apple Pay on an iPhone

There are many reasons to live within Apple’s walled garden, and Apple Pay is one of them. Here we’re going to run through the steps that must be taken to set up, and then use, Apple Pay on an iPhone. Apple Pay is Apple’s way of making it easier for its users to spend money, and even though that doesn’t necessarily sound like a great thing, it can be a real life changer. With Apple Pay in tow, depending on your location, leaving home without a wallet is possible, and if you’re particularly forg...
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Mac Plug-In Issues

How can I get Access Aide and Prince PDF plug-ins to work on Mac Sierra systems? I was able to get epub3-itizer to work, but not the above. Has anyone else had issues with Sigil plug-ins on mac?
Tags: Books, Sigil, Mac Sierra


Last chance for savings — Get up to 25% off 2019 Training!

Beat the 2019 price increases. Hurry — sale ends 12/31! Get training coupons for yourself No need to nail down a specific class, just pre-buy a whole bunch of training! Save 10% on up to $1999. Save 20% on $2000-2999. SAVE 25% on $3000+! Call today! Good for all classes except the Adventure Training series. […]
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Texas Strip Club Shootout with Off-Duty Police Officer, No Charges

Texas Strip Club Shootout with Off-Duty Police Officer, No Charges Texas -(Ammoland.com)- At about 9:30 p.m., at the All Stars Gentlemen's Club parking lot in San Antonio, Texas, a barber and a police officer got into a gunfight. Both were seriously wounded. A female witness was wounded with a bullet crease to her head. The police reported the incident was caused by road rage. That seems to be correct. The barber was cut off by the police officer. They both pulled into the parking lot. The...
Tags: Texas, Guns, Police, Department Of Defense, Chicago, Arizona, San Antonio, Gunfight, Desmond, Adams, Walker, Rios, San Antonio Texas, Bexar County, Gun Rights News, Dean Weingarten


Ideological Purity or A Coalition Of The Willing Fighting for Gun Rights

Opinion the fight to protect gun rights is a coalition of the willing, not something that we can only do if we all agree on every plank of a particular party’s platform. AK-47 Kalashnikov file photo. Fayetteville, AR –-(Ammoland.com)- The comment section to my last article erupted in a blaze of friendly—and not so friendly—fire over my identification as a liberal and a progressive. According to many who responded, my position is one of compromise and communism, one that endangers the purity ...
Tags: Amazon, Guns, America, Britain, Tories, Bernie Sanders, Democratic Party, Fayetteville AR, Ranjit Singh, Gun Rights News, Soviet Bloc, Greg Camp, Greg CampGreg Camp, Alexandria Ocasio Cortez



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