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Briefly: 105 Free Ebooks, Jaw-Dropping Archery, Expert Slow-Cooking Tips

Brief news items of note for Lifehacker readers, including: get 105 Kindle ebooks for free, the best trick shots from master bowman Lars Andersen, how to slow cook to perfection according to a Michelin-star chef.


Central Manuals Lets You Find And Download User Manuals For Free

Unless you can think of a clever way to store them, user manuals are kind of a hassle to keep around. When you find yourself in need of one, however, Central Manuals lets you find and download them for free in the PDF format.


Briefly: Stan Streaming Prices, Free Ebooks, GoPro Firefighter

Brief news items of note for Lifehacker readers, including: Stan pricing confirmed, Adelaide bushfires captured on firefighter’s GoPro, get 33 Joseph Conrad ebooks for free.


BitLit Offers Free And Cheap Ebooks If You Own The Physical Copy

Android/iOS: Paper books are awesome, but sometimes there’s no beating the portability of an ebook on your phone or tablet. If you have a physical book you’d love to read on the go, BitLit may be able to get you an ebook version for free — all you need to do is take a photo.


Scribd Adds More Than 30,000 Audiobooks To Its Subscription Service

Ebook subscription service Scribd had added 30,000 audiobooks to its existing library of titles. of standard ebooks as part of their current $US8.99 per month plan.


Learn About Music Theory With This Easy-To-Understand Online Book

If you’ve always wanted to learn more about song writing and the structure of music, this free online book is filled to the brim with pages that make understanding music theory easy. Toby W. Rush’s “Music Theory for Musicians and Normal People” covers a massive range of topics, including pitch, rhythm, scales, intervals and harmonics.


Learn How To Make Captivating Presentations With This Free Online Book

Communication guru Nancy Duarte helped us learn how to create and deliver presentations that don’t suck. Her acclaimed book, Resonate, is available online now for free in multimedia, touch-friendly form.


Blinkist Breaks Down Non-Fiction Books Into Easy 15-Minute Bites

Android: Despite the internet revolution, books are still a valuable source of information. Reading takes time though. If you’re the type to stick to non-fiction, fact-filled books, Blinkist can help you get to the good parts.


The Best Bundles That Save Money On Multiple Purchases

Whether you’re shopping for books, music, software or video games, the web is full of “bundles” — discounted packs where you can get lots of goodies at a bargain price. Here are some of the best to check out.


Calibre 2.0 Adds An Editor And Book Comparison

Windows/Mac/Linux: Calibre, one of the best free ebook managers out there (and a great tool for removing DRM), released a big update this week. Calibre 2.0 includes a new editor function, comparison tool and support for Android phones on OS X.