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Solar Girl and Lunar Boy
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Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 4,810. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2009. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
Solar Girl and Lunar Boy is a delightful collection of children stories that taps into their personal inner light to vanquish fear of the unknown (Solar Girl); humorously transforms a common experience from sadness to joy (No Smiling On Wednesdays); breaks stereotypes and teaches earthquake safety in Quake, Shake and Roll; and explores the world of ants and the environment, in As Precious As Gold.
And the Angels Sang
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Series: Great Canadian Short Spec, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,730. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2009 by Five Rivers Publishing info@5rivers.org. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
In this her fifth book, Lorina Stephens presents a provocative collection of speculative short fiction, from dystopia to utopia, written over the past twenty-five years. Some stories have appeared previously in publications such as On Spec and Sword & Sorceress X, while some make their debut.
The Happy Minimalist
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Price: $7.00 USD. Words: 19,230. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration
The Happy Minimalist is an easy read that is both timely and timeless. Written by someone who actually lives the life he advocates and consequently enjoys the many benefits of it. The author walked away from a well paying job well before the normal retirement age. He does not depend on any drugs — prescribed or otherwise. These and many more are the benefits of being a minimalist.
Battle of Boodicuttup Creek
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Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 13,690. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2009. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
Leanna, Shane and Mitch are shocked when Charlie Buckle and Jem Gasper dam the creek. It will stop the flow of water to the pool where an injured cormorant and other birds live. They organize a petition. Is there magic in Uncle Rolly’s bullroarer? Will a mysterious Great Goanna be of help or hindrance How will Shane and Mitch avoid a fight with the Gasper boys? Suitable for 7-11 year chilren
Backyard Aquaponics
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 18,340. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Gardening
Aquaponics is the food production system of the future, combining Aquaculture and Hydroponics into a sustainable edible ecosystem. This is a DYI manual on Backyard Aquaponics using low cost and recycled materials where possible. A "Must Read" for those concerned about sustainability, self-sufficiency and the future.
Borneo Pulp
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Price: Free! Words: 130,100. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
At the end of the twentieth century the destruction of the Indonesian rainforest accelerated as vast industrial forestry complexes were planned in the untouched heart of Borneo. The promoters of one of these, backed by international banks, vied for a share in the rich rewards, heedless of the destruction to be wreaked on the habitat of the indigenous peoples and the natural environment.
Oceans Rising Trilogy Part I: Eli
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 70,860. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2010. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
Eli Barnes, convict and escapee, witnesses Katrina-style civil horror and failed government driven by a global warming disaster. He flees the San Francisco area as local disorder becomes chaos. Sea level rises, crippling California’s water system. Thirty million people will die of thirst and warlordism. Eli and others converge at an isolated, abandoned mountain homestead (Part III).
Richard and the Vratch
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,700. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2010. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
Exploring the hills near his house, Richard sees an odd drawing and hears eerie sounds: "vratch, vratch." Is a strange animal hiding in the sagebrush, or is it Richard’s imagination? What’s the matter with Richard’s new dog? And why is that creepy scientist Dr. MacNary so interested in him? By the time Richard learns the answers, only he can save his beloved hills—and the vratches.
My Country Is Called Earth
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Price: Free! Words: 29,960. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » New age philosophy
A man worried about the world he would be leaving to his children falls asleep in 1992 and wakes up in 2076. Fearing the worst, he asks the people he meets how the major problems of 1992 were resolved. Two weeks later, he returns to his time with the answers. This book, first published in 1994 but still relevant today, is not an apocalyptic nightmare, but a look at a possible healthy future earth.
Oceans Rising Trilogy Part II: Mariah and Darcy
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 56,540. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2010. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
A San Francisco mother, her two toddlers, and their grandmother survive local chaos: a global warming catastrophe — services failing, prisoners escaping, riots, national and global panic. Sea level rises. 30,000,000 people will die. The children’s father, stranded in Russia, ferrets his way to Cincinnati. The women, and others, converge at an isolated, abandoned mountain homestead (Part III).