Books tagged: comets

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Native Star
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,320. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2009 by Fideli Publishing. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
This lyrical journey is divided into three sections: Consuelo: A Mother Ode, which explores the maturing mother-son bond; Comet!, inspired by Hale-Bopp; and Scoshee: A Memorial, which touches on our kinship with other species and the anguish the author felt at the loss of his beloved pet, Scoshee.
True Earth: The Short History of Our Planet Part 1
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 133,080. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Earth sciences
A Tour Guide with a Bad Attitude made somewhat bearable by a sense of humor - the Author leads you on a journey through our Home in The Universe. Somehow he wanders off into all kinds of diversions: UFOs and Fairies; Dragons, Monsters and Vampires; various plots and conspiracies; some history you never knew. Earth Science made Fun for anyone curious about the real story of our planet.
Parallel Moons
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,230. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2010 by Green Snake Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
The moon. Engine of tides and inspiration to lovers. Unchanging and eternal. Or is it? What if the moon disappeared? Savor three intertwined tales of the vanished moon: extinguished by semantics, indifference, and love.
Harbinger
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,840. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2011 by Blue Shark Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
In the far future the poor won't be packed into the cities--they'll be cast out into the black. Jose Santiago wanders the outer reaches of the solar system looking for the a frozen treasure that will turn his life around. And racing against the greedy corporation that wants the treasure for itself. This story won honorable mention in THE YEAR'S BEST SCIENCE FICTION edited by Gardner Dozois.
Pegleg and Paddy Save the World
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,960. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2011. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
Take two half-wit and whiskey-soaked moonshiners, add a mean old lady, gangsters, a fiery comet and flesh-eating Zombies and you have the ingredients for a besotted and morbidly skewed version of the events leading up to the Great Chicago Fire. The cow had nothing to do with it!
Freedom's Comet - Signs
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 64,630. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Freedom’s Comet is a coming-of-age trilogy of historical fiction set during the Civil War. Although its spine is based on the daily dairies written by LeRoy Wiley Gresham of Macon, Georgia, the story is told through the eyes of LeRoy’s personal slave and valet, Bill Gresham.
14 Fun Facts About the Kuiper Belt and the Oort Cloud
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Series: 15-Minute Books ยท 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,060. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Astronomy
It was once thought that our solar system ended at Saturn. Then the first telescopes revealed Uranus and Neptune. Differences in the calculations of the gravity of these giants set off another search and Pluto was discovered. Pluto was then thought to be the last planet of our solar system. Beyond it was empty space – until astronomers started looking at comets. That's when they discovered more!
Asteroid, Comet, and Near Earth Object (NEO) Encyclopedia: Sweeping Coverage of Impact Threats, Spacecraft Research, Detection, Deflection, Mitigation, Tunguska, Chelyabinsk, Planetary Defense, PHAs
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Price: $10.99 USD. Words: 370,820. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
Discover all aspects of asteroids, comets, near earth objects (NEOs), and their impact threat to Earth in this massive, authoritative compilation of up-to-date official documents from NASA and other federal sources.
Universe: The Solar System and Beyond
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,390. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Cosmos
Experience the cosmos as never before with UNIVERSE: The Solar System and Beyond Beginning with a fascinating overview and then organized by planet, this book takes us on a trip across time and space that includes a front-row seat to the explosive birth of the solar system, a journey to (and then deep inside) each of its eight planets, and even an in-depth exploration of asteroids and comets.
Skylar Wishes
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Series: Enchanted by Starlight, What They Forgot. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 53,530. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Grace is the only one who remembers the truth—that comets are the source of extraordinary destinies. Since their last night together, all memory of their comets and their old powers has abandoned Skylar and Alina. All that is left is Alina’s enduring envy for everything Skylar touches, and Alina’s sudden ability to wake up inside of Skylar’s body, if only for a few minutes.