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Cappuccino Diva
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 37,780. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Literary
At 21, Angie has returned to her hometown of Fremantle Australia, after a short stint in London. It's a novel about the joys of share-housing in your early twenties. It’s about love, saving a forest, starting your own rock band, and remembering that some boys are just not worth chasing. Runner Up for the TAG Hungerford Award in 2000. A charming novel, suitable for young adults and adults alike.
Tsunami Polaire
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 98,350. Language: French. Published: March 22, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Business
Le monde risque de subir la plus grande catastrophe de son histoire. Deux étudiants découvrent cette terrible menace; arriveront-ils à convaincre la CIA d'empêcher le cataclysme? Qui tire les ficelles? Y aurait-il d'autres dangers tout aussi importants? Tsunami Polaire: un thriller haletant où le suspens se mêle à une réflexion sur les enjeux majeurs de notre société..
Australia...My Heart
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 11,390. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Poetry - single author
This anthology of poems is inspired, for the main part, by my seven month road trip around Australia in 2009. While most definitely have their feet firmly planted on Australian soil, many can easily translate across international boundaries. I hope you enjoy the poems and that they inspire you to get on the road and have a look for yourself.
I Talk to Togo
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 56,270. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2011. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
I Talk to Togo follows the life of an exceptionally gifted, young orphaned boy suffering with Aphonia, who, under the tutelage of his quirky, inventive uncle, attempts to reclaim his most coveted possession; his missing voice.
25 Tips for the Budding Ph.D. - A Guide for Doctoral Students
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,410. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » College Guides
As a Ph.D. student you will have to deal with many issues. You need an overall mindset to confront these issues head on so you can come out on top. Dr. Akil has lived through and flourished in this environment and has ample advice to help you in your quest for the Ph.D. His tips, advice and strategies will save you a lot of time and headaches and will help put you ahead of the pack.
The Whale's Call
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 33,910. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
The discovery of a beached whale leads young Corey Blake to an incredible voyage within an underwater universe. Corey, and her brother Alexander, miraculously inhabit the bodies of two Gray Whales and travel to a mysterious congregation of cetaceans intent on changing the course of planetary destiny. We meet a host of whales, from comic to mystic, threatened by nefarious government agents.
Dangerous To Know
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Series: New Bay, Book 2. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 30,320. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2011 by Astraea Press. Category: Fiction » Romance » Short stories
Jerome Mayer is tall, dark and dangerous to know. Normally Gemma would run a mile, but with a freshly broken heart maybe it’s time for this good girl to take a walk on the wild side. However the danger to them both turns out to be more than just emotional when someone objects to their attempts to uncover a corrupt land deal.
Deepwater Horizon Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill: 2011 U.S. Coast Guard Report of the Investigation into the Explosion, Fire, and Sinking aboard the Mobile Offshore Drilling Unit (April 20, 2010)
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 75,560. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics
This long-awaited report by the U.S. Coast Guard provides authoritative, official findings on the investigation into the circumstances surrounding the explosion, fire, sinking and loss of eleven crew members aboard the mobile offshore drilling unit Deepwater Horizon in the Gulf of Mexico on April 20, 2010.
Fifty Years of Global Warming
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Price: Free! Words: 26,010. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Green living
These 65 essays reflect my personal journey to understand the three modern-day horsemen of the apocalypse who stalk mankind: climate change, peak oil, and population growth. What I found was not reassuring. But don't take my word for any of this. Study the issues. Make up your own mind. Then think about preparing your kids to live in a very different world from the one they see around them today.
Monoculture: How One Story is Changing Everything
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 47,830. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Social psychology
Winner of the 2011 George Orwell Award. One of The Atlantic's Top 11 psychology books of 2011. As human beings, we’ve always told stories. Now imagine that one story is taking over the others, narrowing our diversity and creating a monoculture. As a result, your work, your relationships, your community, your physical and spiritual health, your education, and your creativity are changing.