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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.
The Cost of Crude
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 93,200. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2014. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Gwynn Reznick's life is shattered when her best friend and co-worker at Wilton Oil & Gas Company dies in a car crash. She doubts it was an accident. Her suspicion is confirmed when a private investigator shows up at her door. His team has discovered a trail of unusual deaths and disappearances among Wilton employees.
My Country: Essays and Stories from the Edge of Wilderness
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 46,720. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2014. Category: Essay » Literature
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
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 29,130. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2014. Category: 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
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 35,430. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism
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.
The Prophet Of Amanga
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Price: Free! Words: 16,200. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2014. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Epic
When the bright young graduate Benjamin Bremmer arrives in the mysterious tropical island republic of Amanga, he is seeking some purpose to his life. Unbeknownst to him, the evil local deity Imti Mentoo has already decided Ben's purpose. This is the first of the three-part satirical epic sonnet sequence, God The Banana.