Bounty, Book 2 of the Crazed Trilogy - John H. Carroll

“Bounty”, Book 2 of the Crazed Trilogy is finally available at the links below Smashwords Amazon Amazon UK Kobo Apple B&N Print I want to give everyone a heads up that this ends in a bit of a cliffhanger, so you may want to wait until I have the next book out later in the year. Description: Circumstances force Tathan of the Shadows out of his comfortable lifestyle in the palace of Mayncal. With no other plans, he accepts a job from an old friend that sends him into the Western King...
Tags: Books, Self-promotions By Authors And Publishers, John H Carroll, Smashwords Amazon Amazon, Tathan, Coomican, Ryallon, Willden

Small Organized Spaces: Organizing a Pet Drawer in 15 Minutes or Less

The following is a guest post, in the small organized spaces series, about organizing a pet drawer in 15 minutes or less from regular contributor, Morgan from Morganize with Me . The question of the month seems to be, “Are you watching the Marie Kondo show?” Although most of the people who have asked me don’t quite get the name right. They call it the tidying show, the Netflix organizing series, or my favorite, the Kondo-ing thing. My answer is, “Yes!” I binged watched...
Tags: Crafts, Netflix, Guest Bloggers, Before And After, Morgan, Marie Kondo, Marie, Kondo, Clutter Control, Containerizing, Morganize

BOTW: Sixth Set Results

Drumroll…..And the winner for the sixth set was Jim’s Higgins Build with an overwhelming 45% of the votes (Kevin’s AR9 build came in second with 27% of the votes). The randomly picked winning voter was Zach C. I think Jim’s build won because of the Walter White picture… Jim will receive a gift card to Brownells […] Read More … The post BOTW: Sixth Set Results appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Editorial, Kevin, Jim, Zach, Walter White, Build Of The Week

Refurb Kindle 4 from Woot can't login to Amazon

I just got my first Kindle and attempted several times to login to my Amazon account without success. I even disabled 2FA which didn't help. I assume that Woot, being owned by Amazon, is not selling stolen Kindles, so that leads me to believe that the software is out of date. The sale page alleged that the Kindles were checked by Amazon techs. I logged in with my Amazon account and just assumed that Amazon would add the Kindle to my account when they shipped. I can't tell what the current sof...
Tags: Amazon, Books, Amazon Kindle

kobo to Calibre?

I can not seem to figure out how to load KOBO ebooks to Calibre. I do not see a download option on the website and I downloaded KOBO for PC then downloaded my books and still can not find the books on my PC. When I plug my KOBO into the PC only books I see in its directory is the side loaded books, not my KOBO books. I am at my whits end even after reading some other threads on this topic here i still can't figure it out:smack::blink:
Tags: Books, Calibre

Getting “Slices” Today for a Stronger Second Amendment Tomorrow

Opinion Right to Carry by State Map Updated for 2018 United States of America – -(AmmoLand.com)- We’ve discussed both the need for an honest evaluation of the present political situation of the Second Amendment as well as the need to use the right tactics and strategies for a given job. Now, we will delve a little into the tactical/strategic area some more, this time by looking at a tactic that was advocated a long time ago by an anti-Second Amendment zealot – and how it can be used to regai...
Tags: Maryland, Guns, Supreme Court, Reagan, United States, Nelson, Nra, McDonald, Harold, IMG, Wayne Lapierre, LaPierre, Heller, NRA ILA, Gun Rights News, Harold Hutchison

Over at Kirkus: In Defense of the Anti-Hero

We are over at Kirkus today for our regular column! It’s Thea’s turn this time, with an impassioned defense of some favorite anti-heroes–inspired by her reading of Kingdom of the Blazing Phoenix by Julie C Dao. Heroes are great and all, but are a dime a dozen in YA SFF. To me, nuanced, flawed, layered characters like Xifeng (Forest of a Thousand Lanterns) are far more interesting than their heroic counterparts (Sorry, Jade). For more anti-heroes of note in YA SFF, “>check out the li...
Tags: Books, Lists, Young Adult, Phoenix, Kirkus, Thea, Speculative Fiction, Julie C Dao, Anti-heroes, Xifeng Forest

Monster Jam Eliminates Incentive for Gun Owners to Attend Their Shows

Does this crowd look like gun imagery offends it? (Monster Jam Facebook photos) U.S.A. – -(Ammoland.com)- “As gun outrage grew, Monster Jam quietly stripped weapons from its monster trucks,” the Tampa Bay Times reports. “Feld Entertainment had already been the target of protesters when it owned the circus, but they skirted the gun debate early.” “Gun outrage grew”?  With whom?  Do they get a lot of whiny harridans in pink pussy hats registering anti-gun indignation at monster truck events the...
Tags: Facebook, Nbc, Guns, South Park, Disney, Resistance, Peta, Animal Rights, Steven Spielberg, Tampa Bay Times, Feld Entertainment, Ringling Bros, Barnum Bailey, Feld, David Codrea, Gun Rights News

Pop! NBA Series Additions

Funko has announced some new additions to their Pop! NBA Series . This collection includes rising stars Lonzo Ball from the Los Angeles Lakers, Karl-Anthony Towns from the Minnesota Timberwolves, All-Stars Kyrie Irving and Gordon Hayward of the Boston Celtics, the reigning Rookie of the Year, Ben Simmons of the Philadelphia 76ers, defending 3-time NBA Finals Champ from the Golden State Warriors, Stephen Curry, and 4-time Most Valuable Player, LeBron James, who is featured in Pop! figures of a...
Tags: Amazon, Toys, Nba, Philadelphia, Lebron James, Los Angeles Lakers, Boston Celtics, Lakers, Stephen Curry, Gordon Hayward, Ben Simmons, Karl Anthony, Funko, Lonzo Ball, Minnesota Timberwolves All Stars Kyrie Irving

Convert Mathjax to AZW3

Hi. First of all, I want to thank Mr. Goyal for his great software and the help he provides in this forum. I'm having trouble converting an HTML that includes some Mathjax equations (like the example on https://manual.calibre-ebook.com/typesetting_math.html) into AZW3 for Kindle. The Calibre viewer displays everything well, but I noticed that the AZW3 file still loads the Mathjax library, wich cannot be used in a Kindle. Is there a way to make the conversion using SVG images for displaying the...
Tags: Books, Conversion, Svg, Goyal

Books not showing up in my library

Hey y'all, I've had a Kindle for about a month now. I was having no issues with it at the beginning when I first bought it: I could purchase items through the Kindle and they would download to my library. But after a few weeks of nonuse any title that I purchase or try to sample is not showing up in my library. This is very frustrating for me. If any could provide me with some help it would be greatly appreciated.
Tags: Books, General Discussions

Recommend an ePub3 using Bootstrap?

This is probably a dumb question, but can anyone point me towards an ePub3 using Bootstrap? If you type "Bootstrap" into Amazon's search box, you get books with Bootstrap in the title. I'd like to find an ePub that actually uses Bootstrap. I'd simply like to see what you can do with Bootstrap in an ePub, plus it would be nice to have a book that I can use as a model if I decided to go for it. I asked a question about Bootstrap about a year ago, and it looks like the situation hasn't changed mu...
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Colors Galore! NEW Springfield Armory 911 380 ACP Variants for 2019

Springfield Armory has blown open the doors on the grip and finish options of their 911 380 ACP carry pistol! You now have your pick of 10 unique variations boasting different sights, lasers, grips, and finishes all while utilizing the same magazines and controls. These will surely be hitting retail shelves soon and we will […] Read More … The post Colors Galore! NEW Springfield Armory 911 380 ACP Variants for 2019 appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: 911, Guns, ACP, Springfield Armory, Pistols, Product Announcement, Semi-Auto, 380 AUTO, 380 ACP

successfully installed Google Play Books

We all know that Nook Glowlight 3 is android 4.4.2 based, and many of us have installed various apps on it. I was wondering whether it's possible to install Google Play Books. Since I have purchased many books using Play Books, but I don't like to read on phone or tablet. Therefore I have spent some time to figure out how to do it. The steps are as follows: 1. install TWRP by Ryogo 2. install gapps, I use open gapps arm 4.4 pico version, this version contains Google Play Store 3. Sign in wi...
Tags: Google, Books, Barnes & Noble NOOK, Don, Ryogo, Voila Play Books

Help fixing Chicago Tribune Recipe

I have used calibre for years and love it, but I am new to using calibre to add news to my kindle. I would really like to get the Chicago Tribune, but it does not seem to fetch the news correctly. I tried other recipes, like NYT and CNN, and they work great. The Chicago Tribune, however, is pretty much a blank book with a couple headers. I am not a programmer, so I have failed, so far, by tinkering with the code. I uploaded the "fetched" newspaper I get for the Chicago Tribune. I tried updatin...
Tags: Books, Cnn, Recipes, Chicago Tribune, Chicago Tribune Recipe

POTD: SHOT Show legends

We are heading with lightning speed onto the 2019 edition of SHOT SHOW, in Las Vegas, Nevada.  This year’s edition of SHOT SHOW keeps the doors open between the 22:nd and the 25:th of January, and while I’ll be at home this year I know that the rest of the TFB staff will do their […] Read More … The post POTD: SHOT Show legends appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, TFB, Las Vegas Nevada, Jerry Miculek, Photo of the Day, 2018 SHOT Show, SHOT Show 2018, Rob Letham, 2019 SHOT SHOW

Yunsong Zhao: Charges Dropped on Obscure Rifle law after Eight Months in Custody

Yunsong Zhao: Charges Dropped on Obscure Rifle law after Eight Months in Custody U.S.A. -(Ammoland.com)- On September 24, 2018, Yunsong Zhao was vindicated. He had done nothing illegal. The evidence against him was so weak, the judge did not let the case go to trial. He dismissed the case based on lack of evidence. From wsls.com: CHRISTIANSBURG — A judge on Monday dismissed the firearms charge against former Virginia Tech student Yunsong Zhao, saying that he didn’t believe the police officer ...
Tags: Guns, Virginia, America, Department Of Defense, University, United States, Arizona, Gun Laws, Virginia Tech, Zhao, SCC, Montgomery County Circuit Court, Reserve Officer Training Corps, Christiansburg, Gun Rights News, Dean Weingarten

TFB REVIEW: The Just Released Remington V3 TAC-13

In recent years the firearms industry has witnessed a boom in sales of Pistol Grip Firearms or PGFs.  “Firearms”, as they are classified, like the Remington Model 870 Tac-14 and Mossberg Shockwave have left some gun owners scratching their heads.  These specialty grip weapons are simply viewed as “firearms” or “non-shotgun shotguns” and have barrel […] Read More … The post TFB REVIEW: The Just Released Remington V3 TAC-13 appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Reviews, Guns, Defense, Shotguns, Remington, 12ga, Mossberg Shockwave, Defensive Shotgun, MIL/LE, Semi-auto shotguns

magnetic micro usb adapter charger

Has anyone outfitted their kobo's with a micro usb magnetic adapter charger? Since we're constantly plugging them in to charge or download books I would think this would save the micro usb port from wear. So does anyone recommend any particular ones? What's the difference between a gen2 and gen3 netdot 3rd generation etc... - I'm unfamiliar with the naming conventions - which one should a kobo use?
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Masters of the Universe Club Grayskull: Wave 4

The Masters of the Universe Club Grayskull series continues as Super7 is currently taking pre-orders for the 4th Wave of 7-inch Masters of the Universe figures. Each highly articulated figure comes complete with an assortment of accessories. This wave includes Kittrina (Claw baton, Claw Paw whip, and Claw Flame sword), Modulok (Alternate hands and heads, Electrode, and Sledge Hammer), Prince Adam (Sword of Power, Sword of Power in transformation mode, and Photanium Shield), Roboto (I...
Tags: Toys, Hasbro, Super7, Universe Club Grayskull, Kittrina Claw, Wand Wand of Crystal, Stratos Alternate, Universe Club Grayskull Wave

If You're Feeling Sad, Read Stuffed Animal Reviews

Feeling a little down? Feeling like you’re surrounded by negativity—on the news, at work, at home, on social media? Wondering if humans have lost their ability to appreciate the little things in life? Read more...
Tags: Toys, Lifehacks, Stuffed Animals, Plush Animals

Daily Gun Deals: MTM AC3C 3-Can Ammo Crates (.50 Caliber) $24.99 40+%off FREE S&H

MTM AC3C 3-Can Ammo Crates (.50 Caliber) Deal USA – -(Ammoland.com)- Amazon has a promotion of the MTM AC3C 3-Can Ammo Crates (.50 Caliber) for just $24.99 with Prime membership and free shipping, $27.26 without, marked down from $45.00 each. That is over 40% off with the free shipping for these great ammo boxes. A rugged tactical carrying crate for multi-caliber ammo storage and transport. Comes with three, O-ring sealed 50 caliber ammo cans (AC50C) for multi-caliber ammo storage. 50 calibe...
Tags: Usa, Guns, Gear, MTM, MTM Case-Gard, Daily Gun Deals, AmmoLand News Editors, Ammoland com Amazon, Can Ammo Crates, MTM Molded Products Company

Nendoroid Noriaki Kakyoin

From GoodSmile, and the anime "JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: Stardust Crusaders", comes a Nendoroid Noriaki Kakyoin . The figure comes with three face plates, including his standard expression, his intrepid smiling expression, and his cherry-eating "Rero Rero" expression. The smiling expression features scarred eyes from after his fight with N'Doul, so sunglasses are included as an optional part. The figure also includes a number of different hand parts, Including a hand holding his beloved cher...
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Democrats ShutDown Getaway

Art by A.F. Branco Democrats ShutDown Getaway USA –-(Ammoland.com)- Democrats ShutDown Getaway. President Trump stays sitting at his desk in Washington DC eager to make a deal as Democrats are living it up at a Puerto Rico getaway while Federal employee’s go without a paycheck. 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: Nat...
Tags: Guns, Washington Post, America, Washington Dc, Fox News, Puerto Rico, Trump, Nra, National Rifle Association NRA, Ammoland, Gun Rights News, A.F. Branco, Gun Cartoons, USA Ammoland, Citizens Committee, Branco

can i have *both* syncing across android/kindle paperwhite AND bold/font weight?

Hi: So I primarily read on my kindle. I use calibre and the KFX output plugin to get weighted fonts there. But I also like the ability to read on my phone and android tablet. I get most of my books from public domain and not from the Amazon ecosystem. Right now I'm using Moon Reader+ on my phone/tablet and the paperwhite to read. I also like having the option to do font weighting on paperwhite. So it seems like my options are: 1) Send all files to my @kindle email. This would achieve syn...
Tags: Amazon, Books, Amazon Kindle

Azw3 vs dual mobi: pros and cons?

I've been using old school mobi all these years, but now with an unjailbroken device, I need to use a newer format to have custom font. Azw3 and dual mobi look pretty much the same, but are there pros and cons of using one format vs another? (I'm using Calibre, though I can use another converter if need be.)
Tags: Books, Amazon Kindle

Kindle Fire finally died... next e-reader?

Hi! I've been using my 1st gen Kindle Fire as a tablet & e-reader and recently the battery life has been unusable outside of the house. Conveniently, I'm also at the end of my phone contract and will be upgrading in the next month - what phone would you recommend to both replace my current iPhone 5 and the Kindle? I've got a Carphone Warehouse near me so will be having a look at some this weekend but some ideas before I go isn't a bad idea ;) Thank you!!
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Commies gonna commie

NYC mayor wants to seize private property from landlords who don’t want their tenants living on the property anymore.
Tags: Guns, Uncategorized

I was promised the hearing protection act and reciprocity

And the Republicans are looking to enact gun violence restraining orders.
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So, ya’ll surviving this .gov shutdown thing? Apparently, after 30 days of furlough, federal jobs are permanently vacated. I doubt that will happen. Meanwhile, economic illiterate Bernie Sanders on the twitterer: The scientists tell us that the future of the planet is endangered by climate change. Meanwhile, because of Trump's government shutdown, about 95% of E.P.A. employees have been furloughed because they are "non-essential." How insane is that? pic.twitter.com/1XiUvqbzUf — Bernie San...
Tags: Guns, Uncategorized, Bernie Sanders, Trump, Uhm

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