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TOP 10 ebook sites
(updated April 4, 04)
1. FictionWise,
multi formats one stop shopping site, include non fiction and exclusive short fictions.
2. BlackMask, the best free ebook site in several formats.
3. PeanutPress, award winning ebook store for PDA, friendly DRM solutions.
4. Execubook, eSummaries that deliver wisdom. Perfect for PDA users.
5. eBookAd, many indies label are here
6. Univ. of Virginia Library, Free ebooks
7. FreeeLiterature dot com, classics for free
8. Memoware, free documents from volunteers.

9. ESSPC, great place to start your collection (Free)
10.The Online Book Page, from U.Penn.

5 Recommended eBooks from my ebook shelf
(April 04)
(email me for 10% off coupon)

1. Don't Know Much About History
2. Dirty Little Secrets
3. Killing The Buddha
4. The Get With the Program! Guide to Fast Food and Family Restaurants
5. Flirt Coach

Pocket PC eBooks
Bestseller List
(Jan-Mar 04)

1. Star Trek Series
2. Angels and Demons
3. Holly Bible NIV ed.
4. The Da Vinci Code
5. Deception Points
6. Letters to Penthouse XIX
7. Letters to Penthouse XVIII
8. Resolutions
9. 7 Keys to Weight Loss Freedom
10. Against All Enemies


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Ebooks in schools
Handhelds Used for Learning, Not Games
PDAStreet has an article about schools taking up offers on Palm PDA's from for example PalmOne and PowerByHand (the owner of among other companies: PalmGear, PocketGear and eReader).
Olathe Unified School District of Kansas, MO deployed eBook software and eBooks from eReader.com over the past year. According to the district, its pilot deployment of Palm handhelds and 500 eBook titles from eReader.com's free Classic Collection, as well as some purchased eBooks, reduced overall expenditures on printed books and other materials by about $20 per student. That's for the 3,000 students who took part in the program.
In addition to eBooks, Olathe used eReader.com's eBook Studio to create electronic school calendars, student and teacher handbooks, faculty phone books and style manuals for writing classes. In years past, it printed many of these materials so far in advance that they were outdated before the school year even started. School administrators can now make additions to the documents up to the last minute.
Olathe now plans to expand the scheme to cover the entire school district of 23,500 students!

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