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Barney and Barry, The Hitchhikers
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Series: MySeaBuddies, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,950. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2014. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals
How would you like to wake up and have unwanted visitors attached to you...for life?
The Poisoned Ground
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Series: The Peers of Beinan. Price: Free! Words: 12,160. Language: American English. Published: July 25, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Tyranny and plague! When a sudden plague of mysterious cancers strikes the southwestern city of Nan-li, it falls to Lady Abbess Cara of house Ten-Ar to investigate, entangling her in a royal trap that may cost her life. Prequel novella to The Ghosts of the Past. Interactive: click on hypertext links to discover more about planet Beinan and Beinarian society.
Sola Rainbow and the Sun's Day Off
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,860. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2014. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
Sarah Doboloff, a shy 12-year old with a brilliant imagination, is chosen by Sola Rainbow to spread a message of enlightenment and unconditional love to the world. The inspiration that young Sarah receives from Sola leads her on a fearless adventure that will ultimately decide the fate of life on planet earth.
The Stone Gate
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Price: Free! Words: 71,980. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2014. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
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
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,080. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology / Urban
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
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Price: $8.50 USD. Words: 34,470. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2014. Category: 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.
Imperfect Solitude
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 64,870. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2014. Category: 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
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 60,650. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2014. Category: 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
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 100,930. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
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.
Project Ark
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 43,980. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2014. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
14 year old Mia McAdams’ world is turned upside down when she finds herself torn from her life on Earth and transplanted onto the planet Usonia – a secret utopic world colonised after WWII to safeguard the human race. Mia quickly falls in love with the glittering planet and its alluring, other-worldly inhabitants. But when the future of Usonia comes under threat, Mia becomes key to its survival.