The Leading eBooks Store Online

for Kindle Fire, Apple, Android, Nook, Kobo, PC, Mac, BlackBerry...

New to eBooks.com?

Learn more
Browse our categories
  • Bestsellers - This Week
  • Foreign Language Study
  • Pets
  • Bestsellers - Last 6 months
  • Games
  • Philosophy
  • Archaeology
  • Gardening
  • Photography
  • Architecture
  • Graphic Books
  • Poetry
  • Art
  • Health & Fitness
  • Political Science
  • Biography & Autobiography
  • History
  • Psychology & Psychiatry
  • Body Mind & Spirit
  • House & Home
  • Reference
  • Business & Economics
  • Humor
  • Religion
  • Children's & Young Adult Fiction
  • Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Romance
  • Computers
  • Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Science
  • Crafts & Hobbies
  • Law
  • Science Fiction
  • Current Events
  • Literary Collections
  • Self-Help
  • Drama
  • Literary Criticism
  • Sex
  • Education
  • Literary Fiction
  • Social Science
  • The Environment
  • Mathematics
  • Sports & Recreation
  • Family & Relationships
  • Media
  • Study Aids
  • Fantasy
  • Medical
  • Technology
  • Fiction
  • Music
  • Transportation
  • Folklore & Mythology
  • Nature
  • Travel
  • Food and Wine
  • Performing Arts
  • True Crime
  • Foreign Language Books
Trivia

Most popular at the top

  • The Utterly, Completely, and Totally Useless Fact-O-Pediaby Charlotte Lowe; Garry Bennett

    Skyhorse Publishing 2011; US$ 12.95

    Did you know that cats were once used to deliver mail in Belgium? That the ?huddle? in football became popular after a deaf player began using it to prevent other teams from reading his sign language? That the average American eats 30 pounds of cheese in a year? Organized from A to Z, there are over 1,000 trivia tidbits for you to peruse. Start... more...

  • Book of Oddsby Amram Shapiro; Louise Firth Campbell; Rosalind Wright

    HarperCollins 2014; Not Available

    From the popular Book of Odds website, this stylish and accessible reference book offers a fascinating peek at the probabilities that govern every aspect of human life Did you know that your odds of dying from drowning are higher than the odds of meeting your mate on a blind date? That the odds a child has seen Internet porn are the same as the odds... more...

  • 60 Million Gingernutsby Peter Janssen

    Hachette New Zealand 2012; US$ 6.99

    Did you know there are 60 million gingernuts produced in New Zealand every year? Or that the biggest hangi included 150 cattle, 480 pigs, 180 sheep, 7200 litres of milk and 9000 eggs? Did you know that a female giant weta is the heaviest insect in the world? Or that 1982 is our record year for divorces (12,395)? No? Then you need 60 Million Gingernuts.... more...

  • The Best Thing Since Sliced Breadby Nigel Fountain

    Readers Digest 2012; US$ 14.99

    Clichés, those trite little phrases that often get a point across quickly and efficiently, have become such a familiar part of the English language and people?s everyday speech. This entertaining book takes an in-depth look at hundreds of these common expressions in their many forms?where they came from, what they mean, how they?ve evolved over time,... more...

  • In the Loop & Up to Speedby Caroline Taggart

    Readers Digest 2012; US$ 14.99

    The bottom line is this: The workplace is a minefield of business jargon that people exchange on a daily basis, and it can all start to sound like everyone around you is speaking another language. So if you have ever wondered whether you have hit the glass ceiling or if a cubicle monkey will respond to mushroom management, become bogged down in the... more...

  • Oh, Say Did You Know?by Fred Dubose

    Readers Digest 2010; US$ 14.95

    With wit and charm, Oh Say Did You Know serves up 300 intriguing events and ideas that helped shape the United States. Gain valuable insight into the intricacies of every period of American history, from colonial days to the historic election of the first African American president. Five chapters cover a variety of topics, including government, politics,... more...

  • Easy as Piby Jamie Buchan

    Readers Digest 2010; US$ 14.95

    Have you ever wondered what makes "seventh heaven" and "cloud nine" so blissful and the number 13 so unlucky? Here's the "4-1-1" on the origins of numerical expressions and the importance of numbers in fiction, film, culture, and religion, including: How 007 became James Bond's number Imaginary numbers and how they exist How the binary system manages... more...

  • I Used to Know Thatby Caroline Taggart

    Readers Digest 2010; US$ 14.95

    This small but mighty collection will trigger your memory with fun facts you learned in school-from adverbs to the Pythagorean Theorem. Witty, engaging, entertaining-a book you'll pick up again and again. Author Caroline Taggart discovered two things while researching this book and talking with other people: One, everybody had been to school. And... more...

  • Under the Covers and between the Sheetsby C. Alan Joyce

    Readers Digest 2010; US$ 14.95

    Bibliophiles, grab your glasses! Here is a compendium of interesting--and often scandalous--facts and quips about the literary world. Featuring authors and tomes of yesteryear and yesterday, from Tolkien's Middle- earth to Jeffrey Eugenides's Middlesex, you'll sections such as: You Don't Say?: Commonly-used words and phrases that were coined or... more...

  • The Classicsby Caroline Taggart

    Readers Digest 2010; US$ 14.95

    It's no myth: this lively refresher course fills in all you need to know about ancient studies-from Zeus's throne to the fall of Rome-in pithy little quips. It covers the impressive advances made by Greek and Roman societies, from language to medicine, from art to architecture. You'll learn: The Greek alphabet, from alpha to omega The history and... more...