Any Microsoft online TTS plugin for Calibre?

https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/se...stomer-stories This online speak very natural.much better than win10 loacl TTS.So I ask there is some plugin can make calibre-bookviewer using microsoft online TTS,just like new Edge webbrowser.
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This is a cloud at which I could cheerfully yell...

"Which is all preface to a larger issue – the digital age’s fetish for large aperture lenses. Like most fetishes, it can’t be justified rationally. It makes no sense. In the digital age, when hyper ISO is a reality (10,000 ISO being common), there simply is no need for them. None, other than to pimp the one-trick pony that is ‘bokeh,’ which, to my eyes, is the single worst visual affectation brought about by digital capture. Suffice it to say that, as a general rule, the more you rely on bokeh t...
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Stewed in its own juices.

Bobbi has blogged up her recipe from last night's dinner, which was truly delicious. I bought the fish sauce she mentioned when I was searching for garum, on one of my ancient Rome jags. It's enhanced several recipes lately with its yummy umami goodness. . [Author: Tam]
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As a Man Thinketh & Think and Grow Rich - Practical Summarized Book

Hello everyone, around 2015-2016 I was going through hard times and struggling with depression; not to make this story long, I was at the lowest point of my life. During that period, I was looking for a guide or helpful reading to deal with my situation and emotions, I was lucky to come across two wonderful literary gems that changed my life "As a Man Thinketh" by James Allen and "Think and Grow Rich" by Napoleon Hill (Both works have public domain editions)... Both books were beautifully writte...
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Virginia: Ban on Homemade Firearms Dies in Conference Committee

Freedom Concepts Laboratory Reusable Polymer 1911 Jig Virginia – -(AmmoLand.com)- The 2021 Session of the General Assembly officially closes in a “pro-forma” session on Monday but all legislation had to be dealt with by mid-night last night and the House completed it’s work shortly before that time. The Senate adjourned shortly after 10:30PM.  Much of the day was taken up with bills dealing with a path to legalization of marijuana, requiring businesses that do not offer retirement plans to pr...
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TFB Review: KRG Bravo Chassis For Ruger 10/22

KRG Bravo 10/22 Chassis – A good fit For the 10/22 New for 2020 was an expansion of KRG Bravo stocks for rimfire rifles, including the CZ457 and the Ruger 10/22.  I previously set up my Tikka T1X in a KRG Bravo stock, and it has been superb in every way.  Therefore, I jumped at […] Read More … The post TFB Review: KRG Bravo Chassis For Ruger 10/22 appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
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Goodwill’s online auction site tops $1 billion in sales

Most consumers probably wouldn’t associate Goodwill of Orange County with e-commerce, but the nonprofit’s online auction platform just topped $1 billion in sales. Launched in 1999, shopgoodwill.com was designed as another source of funding to support the Santa Ana-based organization’s mission to help people acquire job skills and find lasting employment. More than 20 years later, the site plays a significant role in its revenue generation. A broad reach “This is a best-kept secret,” said Nicol...
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Guns InStock: Aero M4E1 Pistol Complete Lower Receiver SB Tactical SBA3 Brace $354.99

Check out our Daily Gun Deals page for more savings! U.S. & Texas LawShield is America’s original legal defense for self-defense program. Aero M4E1 Pistol Complete Lower Receiver SB Tactical SBA3 Brace Deal USA – -(Ammoland.com)- Aero Precision has in-stock for the first time in ages the Aero M4E1 Pistol Complete Lower Receiver with SB Tactical SBA3 Brace for $354.99. These complete AR lowers have been impossible to get in recent months and will sell out fast. The SBA3 Braces retai...
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Book Review: KINGDOM OF SOULS by Rena Barron

The daughter of two powerful magic-users in a long legacy of witchdoctors strugglers with her lack of power–especially when the fate of the world is at stake. Kingdom of Souls by Rena Barron (HC) Title: Kingdom of SoulsAuthor: Rena BarronGenre: Fantasy, YAPublisher: Harper TeenPublication Date: September 3, 2019Hardcover: 496 pages A girl with no gifts must bargain for the power to fight her own mother’s dark schemes—even if the price is her life.Crackling with dark ma...
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CCRKBA Warns: ‘Dems Trying to Turn 2A Rights into Regulated Privilege’

Screen snip from CCRKBA’s new ‘SAVE2A.US’ message to American gun owners. U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- The Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms—sister organization to the Second Amendment Foundation and typically operating in its shadow—is launching an aggressive multi-network television advertising effort focusing on Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee’s H.R. 127, and it could reach millions of people over the next week. For CCRKBA, it does two things. First, it’s an attention-get...
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The Rimfire Report: Beretta 21 A Bobcat Covert Review

Hello and welcome back to another edition of The Rimfire Report! This ongoing series is all about the rimfire world and its various firearms, ammunition, and trends. This week we have a review lined up from Italy with a recently acquired Beretta 21 A Bobcat Covert pistol. While the Beretta 21 A Bobcat has been around for […] Read More … The post The Rimfire Report: Beretta 21 A Bobcat Covert Review appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
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POTD: Royal Marines in Cold Weather Survival Course

Learning how to survive and fight in the winter is essential for some soldiers. In our Photo Of The Day we’re taking a closer look at Royal Marines participating in the Cold Weather Survival Course together with helicopter pilots and aircrew. Before taking to the skies over the Arctic Circle, the aviators of the UK’s […] Read More … The post POTD: Royal Marines in Cold Weather Survival Course appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
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Poke 3 Reading Time

This may been answered in here however I could not locate it if it has been. Is there a way to show the time remaining in a chapter or book using the default Neo Reader app? That's one thing I miss that the kindle had. Sometimes I want to know how much time remaining in the chapter or book. Thanks
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Gun Deals: STEYR C9-A2 MF 9mm 17rnd BLK 3.8″ Pistol $550.00 FREE S&H COUPON CODE

Check out our Daily Gun Deals page for more savings! U.S. & Texas LawShield is America’s original legal defense for self-defense program. STEYR C9-A2 MF 9mm Pistol Deal USA – -(Ammoland.com)- Bereli.com has a sale running on the STEYR C9-A2 MF 9mm 17 round BLK 3.8″ Pistol for just $550.00 with FREE shipping after coupon code “FREESHIPPING” at check out. STEYR C9-A2 MF 9MM 17RD BLK 3.8″ STY78-323-2H0 The A2 MF series brings the Steyr pistol line into the modern world and beyond spor...
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Unlimited Free Extra Pages+40% Off Shutterfly Photo Books, Plus Save With AMEX Or Chase Offers!

Shutterfly Photo Books Linky You can click on this link to apply codes to your Shutterfly account. The following codes can be stacked on the same order: Use the following code for unlimited additional extra pages from Shutterfly (Exp: 3/3): UNLIMITED Use the following code for 40% off everything from Shutterfly (Exp: 12/31): 40OFF If […]
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Below The Radar – LEAD Act

Below The Radar – LEAD Act United States – -(AmmoLand.com)- Attacks on our right to keep and bear arms don’t just take the form of gun bans or universal background checks. If anything, anti-Second Amendment extremists have always been scheming to find ways to make it harder to exercise our rights, and some of them are quite diabolical in the way many Second Amendment supporters do not see them coming. One such bill is HR 405, the LEAD Act, introduced by Ted Lieu, a congressman from California...
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5 Ways to Be Fashion-Forward and Creative During the Pandemic

Who said that being in quarantine means staring at the wall all day and being bored out of your mind? Why not channel one’s inner designer and get artsy with one of these DIY fashion projects (especially since artwork fashion is the new “it” trend of 2021)? Getting into arts and crafts not only helps to pass the time but can also bring extra income on the side and the satisfaction of knowing that this is something hand-made, something a person put their heart and soul into. Here are 5 ...
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KT Tactical Design Balanced Rail System for Glock 43X/48 Pistols

Kevin O’Brien of KT Tactical Design has introduced his patent-pending Glock 43X and 48 frame modification. The Balanced Rail System is a permanent modification for the Glock 43X/48 that is supposed to reduce recoil as well as add rail space on the bottom of either of the handguns. The Balanced Rail System also serves as […] Read More … The post KT Tactical Design Balanced Rail System for Glock 43X/48 Pistols appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
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History Plüschow, Gunter: Die Abenteuer des Fliegers von Tsingtau. (german) V1.0 01.03.2021

Gunther Plüschow (8. Februar 1886 in München; † 28. Januar 1931 in Argentinien), war ein deutscher Marineoffizier. Es gelang ihm mittels seines Flugzeugs im November 1914 aus dem belagerten Tsingtau ins Innere des südlichen Chinas zu entfliehen. Seine weitere Flucht führte ihn über drei Erdteile nach Großbritannien. In Gibraltar wurde er gefangengenommen und nach Großbritannien verschifft. Er ist der einzige deutsche Kriegsgefangene dem jemals die Flucht aus Großbritannien gelang. Er wurde als d...
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National Gun Registry to Be Introduced in Congress Next Month ~ VIDEO

National Gun Registry to Be Introduced in Congress Next Month, iStock-designer491 Idaho – -(AmmoLand.com)- It’s open season on gun owners in America! As we learned from his press release last weekend, Joe Biden is 100% committed to banning the possession of the AR-15 and hundreds of similar rifles in America, as well as the magazines that are needed to run them. But he’s also determined to create a list of every single gun owner in America, using ‘Universal Background Checks’ as the foil to g...
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WI Wolf Hunt: Dominated by Dogs, Perfect Conditions, Politics

The NSSF applauds the de-listing of the Gray Wolf. IMG iStock-966118392 U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- In February of 2021, Wisconsin held the first legal wolf hunt in the state, as required by law, since 2014. For seven years, the mandated wolf hunt was delayed and prohibited by activist groups and federal judges far from the action in Wisconsin. People who live with the increasing wolf population often have a different perspective, as shown in the linked videos. Link to video of wolf attack on...
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SitOnIt’s Baja Chair

SitOnIt’s Baja is a slim, comfy, durable, do-it-all of a chair with great customization options. The chair features an intuitively ergonomic single-piece shell for 18 degrees of backrest flex. This is complemented down below with a wire rod frame in four-leg, stool, caster, and glide styles. Baja is lightweight and stackable but surprisingly sturdy—with a 300 lb. weight capacity warranty. But the real selling point is aesthetics: Baja offers 14 shell colors, three arm ...
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[IDEX 2021] Zastava Arms from Serbia at Yugoimport

Yugoimport is a Serbian state-owned company that showcases at IDEX, under a single umbrella, a variety of defense-related products from the country. The firearms at the booth are manufactured by the well-known Zastava Arms company, although the models showcased usually aren’t the ones exported for the civilian market. In this edition of the event, a […] Read More … The post [IDEX 2021] Zastava Arms from Serbia at Yugoimport appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
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InkPad H3 - Power button light pulsating

Hello, for some reason I do not understand starting from tonight the power button light has started pulsating and - being always on - it is fast discharging the reader. I tried shutting it down and turning it on again to no avail. I looked around for some way to do a soft reset, but I could only find links to factory reset, which I would not like to do as I could lose all my collections (maybe ?). Any help, please ? Thanks in advance Bruno
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How to slow down continuous scrolling in Android?

I am using KOReader 2021.02 from F-Droid on Android 11. The book I am trying to read is 363 pages. With continuous scrolling, I find that a short swipe scrolls the document by a short amount. However, if I keep my finger on the screen the document continues to scroll. It scrolls pretty quickly as well. Is there any way to slow this down? Ideally, I would like scrolling to work like it does in most Android applications where the amount of scroll is equal to the amount I move my finger (so when m...
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Celebrate Dr. Seuss Day With Crafts

Dr. Seuss Day crafts are a perfect way to celebrate Dr Seuss’ Birthday aka Read Across America Day. These crafty ideas come straight from my kids’ favorite Dr. Seuss books. There are so many ways that Dr. Seuss has impacted my life and the lives of my children. One of the ways he has influenced ... Read More about Celebrate Dr. Seuss Day With Crafts The post Celebrate Dr. Seuss Day With Crafts appeared first on Skip To My Lou.
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What to know about planters and flowerpots for your plants

When it comes to buying pots for your plants, you have to think like Goldilocks. The container you choose should be just the right size. “You don’t want to oversize the pot for the plant,” said Lou Coy of Boyle Heights shop Latinx With Plants. “People say that when you repot a plant you should put it in a really big pot so that it will encourage it to grow. That’s actually not true, I find. If you put it in a pot that’s too large, it’s going to take longer to drain and dry out, and you risk drow...
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Kobo Libra H20 (FW 4.26.16704) does not index/show my ePubs

I have been using a Kobo Aura for years and uploaded epubs to /mnt/sd/book to its sdcard using the USB cable, later using KOReader OPDS. The most recent firmware does index and show the epubs in /mnt/sd/book. Now I bought a Kobo Libra H20 and it does not have an external SD card reader, but there is still a folder /mnt/sd. However, the built-in Kobo Reader does not index or show any of my epubs in /mnt/sd/book or in /mnt/onboard/book. Is that a limitation of the Libra H20? It works fine on the...
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Literary Feast & Famine • March 2021

Help select what we'll read and discuss next! The topic is Feast & Famine. This topic might include any book with some type of food or drink as a plot point or in its title, which there's a large variety of books that would fit that alone, but also it might be a book that has something to do with eating, drinking, feasting, hunger, thirst, starvation or famine, any of which could be as a plot point or in a title. Detailed nominating and voting guidelines can be found here . Basically, nomi...
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California Model: Soft on Violent Firearm Crimes, Hard on Gun-Owners

California has a long history of screwing over legal gun-owners. IMG NRA-ILA U.S.A. -(AmmoLand.com)- A frustrating aspect of the modern gun control movement is its seeming abandonment of reason. The same anti-gun politicians that attack the rights of law-abiding gun owners will advocate for more lenient treatment of those who misuse firearms to commit violent crimes. Consider California’s Assembly Bill 1509, which would alter the state’s scheme of sentence enhancements for serious crimes commi...
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