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Saving on shipment costs when buying several books

I have a list of 10 books which I would like to buy. In both Amazon.com and AbeBooks.com, when I searched for the books, the site gave me a list of books from different locations in the world, so the ...
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How can I download a Picaboo photobook?

I created a photobook in Picaboo: is there any way to download it (e.g. as a PDF)?
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How to get “word count” of a book?

I came across a thread in AskVille that claims we can get the word count of books on Amazon which have the "Look Inside" label. Yet no matter how I search, I couldn't find the "Text Stats" link. Did ...
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How can I turn a bunch of web-pages from a web-site into a *.mobi? [closed]

I am looking to get a *.mobi file from a bunch of web-pages at MSDN. Is there a way to do it?
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How to resurrect one's Amazon Reading List data in Shelfari?

As some of you may know, Amazon Reading List was a LinkedIn app that disappeared from LinkedIn recently (early 2013, I think). (The app page still exists, but if you try to "add" the application, ...
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How to make multipage book in Calameo?

Would anyone know how to correctly publish a multi page book with Calameo from PDFs? If I upload a PDF binder I get the correct amount of pages but with the content of the first page on each. If I ...
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Using markdown for large complex documents [closed]

I am trying to find an easy way to manage/edit a set of standard operating procedures that's around 400+ pages between 4 word documents. I would like to move it to the web. I have used markdown on ...
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Is there a web app that gives single book recommendations? [closed]

I've been searching for a website that basically does something very similar to the following flow chart (link if it's too small to see): I'm basically looking for a site that asks simple questions ...
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Is there a webapp like goodreads.com, but for movies or music instead of books? [closed]

I keep lists of movies/books/music to watch/read/listen to. Recently the lists have been growing to large/complicated to keep as part of my normal todo list. I've moved my reading list to ...
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Writing a book online

I am three quarters of the way through writing a non-fiction book using MS-Word and am at a stage where I am seeking feedback from lots of different people whilst regularly updating and correcting ...
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Emulating flipping pages of a paper book [closed]

I want to create an animation that flips through pages and content like a real world paper book. Is there some kind of web application that lets you enter content (e.g. poems) and generates an ...
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Most useful public recommendation engine [closed]

By recommendation engine, I mean a web app where you tell it your favourite things, and it recommends other things that you might like, based on a corpus of data. Apparently Netflix does this for ...
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How to find information about books?

Given only the ISBN number or the title of a book, how to collect more information about this book? Bonus points for being able to do this via an API.
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Is there a site which gives one-page “Cliff Notes” of current business books? [closed]

I have time to read about one current "business trends" book per month. Is there a site that I can go where I can read a review summarizing the kernel ideas of the top ten "business trend" books for ...
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Are there any webapps that allow you to read magazines online?

I'm interested in finding a website that allows you to read magazines online. It doesn't have to be a free service. Where do you guys read magazines online?
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Last.fm like recommendations for books?

I like the way that Last.fm takes what music I listen to and recommends music of a similar genre that I haven't listened to before (Or not very often). I have discovered some good music this way, I ...
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Alternatives to LibraryThing [closed]

I use LibraryThing for a long time but the interface is very unintuitive and "oldschool". Are there some better alternatives out there? I want: Nice looking GUI Good API to include recent books on ...
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How can I publish a book in pieces while I'm still writing it?

I have started writing a technical book. I wish to publish it as a work-in-progress. I want new visitors to see the current contents, probably starting at a TOC. I want return visitors to see what ...
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Are there any web apps that can keep track of collections of books or movies? [closed]

Are there any webapps that can keep track of collections? I have a large library of books and DVDs and I would like some way to keep track of what I have and what I have loaned out to friends. Does ...
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Looking for social media collector apps [closed]

I am looking for an application where I can save online the information of media products that I own: Music: Album, MP3, etc. Movies: DVD, Blu Ray, etc. Books Videogames and to have the ...
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How to save HQ book cover images on Amazon

Amazon.com shows the book covers in high quality but I couldn't manage to save those images in my computer. Is there a way to save those images in high resolution?