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Rampage
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Price: $6.50 USD. Words: 58,430. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2013 by Write Words Inc.. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
The Topp family--Jim, his wife Mary, and teenage son Rocky--lived on the farm at the lower end of the valley. The roaming elk foraging for food didn’t really bother the Topp family all that much, except when they had to occasionally chase one or two out of their vegetable garden, or the small corn patch the Topps would plant each year. But what followed the elk down from the mountains did…
Drowning Cactus
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 86,480. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2013 by Musa Publishing. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Some people find inspiration in the wilderness. Others find themselves hopelessly lost. When his botched cactus theft is mistaken for an eco-protest, Gordon Burstein is thrust into the national spotlight and expected to speak for the land he loves. He panics and runs...
Africa Day by Day- Book II - Ivory Kills
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,040. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2013. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Biography
‘Cape East’ Settler’s since 1920. ‘Egoli’ Place of Gold. ‘Gingerbread House’. In ‘Ivory Kills’ the elephants. ‘Morning in Joburg’ An African city. ‘Natal Rock’ The dark rock. ‘New Age Centre’ watering hole. Meeting a ‘Personal Trainer’. Clashes in ‘Polarities’. In ‘Present City Life’ cake, coffee, book. ’This Place of Fate’ an oasis. ’Weaver’.
Book Repair for Booksellers
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 17,990. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Antiques & Collectibles » Books
A handy guide for booksellers and book collectors offering practical advice on how to improve the quality and look of your books and ephemera. Finally a book on book repair for the rest of us. Clear, easy to follow directions for repairing books at home or in the shop. Includes torn pages, shaken spines, library pockets, bookplates, stickers, crayon, writing, insects, leather care and much more.
The See-Through Leopard
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 77,560. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2013. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama
Most sixteen-year-old girls are obsessed with their looks, but Jazz Hooper's obsessed for a different reason. After a car accident that kills her mum, Jazz is left with severe facial scars and retreats into a dark depression. When they move to a game reserve in Kenya for a new start, Jazz finds an orphaned leopard cub that leads her on a two year journey of discovery, healing, and love.
Going Native: Small Steps to a Healthy Garden
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 28,180. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Gardening
Does a garden that requires little work, saves you money and protects the environment sound good? Would you also like a garden that’s healthy and thriving year round? Then Going Native is for you! For a full description of the book and to see what other gardeners think about it, please visit: TammiePainter.com/going-native/
An Unlikely Pair
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Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 62,550. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2013 by MuseItUp Publishing. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
When a ruthless property developer cultivates her acquaintance, Lisa asks why - she’s a conservationist and bound to oppose his plans.
Finding Harmony
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Series: Cypress Corners, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,960. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2013. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Sweet and sexy Contemporary Romance set in Central Florida. A country girl committed to nature. A city guy with his eye on the bottom line. A battle of wills…a battle for balance And a love that can tip the scales
Anecdotes from the Wild
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,610. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: November 5, 2013. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
The theme of the conservation stories in this collection is that of small creatures whose environment is challenged by change; usually as the result of modifications to their traditional habitats, both incremental and sudden. As a result, the animals are usually forced to change their lives. The stories appeal to young readers and adults alike, and promote empathy for preserving original habitats.
Birds of Western Wolli Creek: A case study in local extinction
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 42,490. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Life Sciences / Zoology / Ornithology
This is a study of the birds found in the western part of the Wolli Creek Valley, about 8km from Sydney's CDB. It also serves as a case study of the increasing localised extinction of native birds in Sydney. This development, which has received little media attention, mirrors broader loss of native birds across south-eastern Australia.