Books tagged: environment

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The Stone Gate
Price: Free! Words: 71,980. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
Jack and Kaya live in a small seaside town in Australia. When they see a strange white light shining from a giant rock in the forest, it takes them to a place both familiar and yet like nowhere they know. But where exactly are they? And can they make it back in time? The Stone Gate is an exciting action adventure that brings climate change / global warming vividly to life for young adult readers.
Our Own Day Here
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,080. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology / Urban, Essay » Literature
This is a collection of observations on community exploring how we get around, get along, and get a living in a world where not only nature but our own human nature are often hidden in plain sight.
Green in Cities goes Skywards, Citygreen issue 2
Price: $8.50 USD. Words: 34,470. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
This issue features articles by prominent figures in the green roofs and vertical greening industries, such as Dr. Patrick Blanc, Dr. Ken Yeang, Andrew Grant and Dr. Tan Puay Yok, discussing how vegetation can reduce the energy consumption of buildings and explore the role of green roofs in enhancing biodiversity in urban settings. EPub readers enjoy complimentary Flipbook Viewer format.
The Vanity Quest
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,600. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Nature & the Natural World / Environment, Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories
If there's one thing that Krysta the mermaid loves more than jewellery it's her hair. So when she's given a quest on her sixteenth birthday to find her soul mate within a week or lose her hair, she's determined to find him. Each day Krysta meets unsuitable mermen, she loses her hair, and discovers their faults are hers, too. Then she meets her love, Logan, her soulmate.
Imperfect Solitude
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 64,870. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
When Evan Nellis, a neophyte biologist reeling from the mysterious death of his father, is hired as a consultant, he finds himself under the brutal tutelage of brilliant but surly Gordon Shaw. That changes when a wealthy developer takes a special interest in Evan's career. Suddenly in conflict with his principles, Evan must confront everyone, including himself, before all he values is destroyed.
Ithaca
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 60,650. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
After the sudden death of her husband Daisy finds herself entangled with a man whose wife is disabled, mothering a young activist-farmer, and swept into the controversy about fracking. What happens when a quiet, almost sedimentary life meets the high-pressure forces of a small town. How do you rebuild after life is suddenly turned upside down—or is fracked?
Buried by the Roan
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 100,950. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Fracking ruptures more than the earth. The second in the Allison Coil Mystery Series. A mystery set against the backdrop of oil and gas development in the Flat Tops Wilderness of Colorado.
My Country: Essays and Stories from the Edge of Wilderness
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 46,720. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2014. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Nature
Nowick Gray harks to the tradition of Emerson and Thoreau in portraying his “life in the woods” of interior British Columbia in the last two decades of the twentieth century. These vivid essays and fictional stories reach from the environment of our collective past to remind us of the enduring mysteries of nature still around and within us all.
The Red Glazed Door
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 29,130. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
The Red Glazed Door tells the story of a pack of werewolves who set out to save the natural world from destruction at the hands of an industrialist who wants to rule the world.
Connection Lost
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 35,430. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Criticism
The purpose of connection lost is to focus on things in society that attribute to or leads to the destruction of our human connections to each other.