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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.
The Little Book Of Life - Book One - I to Z
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 237,320. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
The Little Book Of Life is the definitive conversation on being human. Covering over 250 topics, from anger to animals, and war to waste. written as a dialogue with the reader, It engages you at all times, asking you to question everything you have ever believed in, but in a friendly,non-judgemental tone, and is an essential read for any person who wishes to enquire into the nature of all things.
Who Cares? Or why war, poverty, environmental destruction and debt remain so popular.
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 24,900. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism
A powerful and truly original look at why we still make war, accept poverty, trash our living space and owe so much money. This neat little book that says it all.
Second Chance
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 89,370. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2011. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
Join Josh Holloway as he leads a team of time travelers back into the late 1500s to unite Native Americans, expel colonists, and make humans develop a reverence of nature and respect for Mother Earth. This is a fascinating read filled with basic truths, and historic insights.
In Denial
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Series: The Kyoto procrastination, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,740. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
Why are we in denial when predictions of climate change from such eminent bodies as the IPPC to academic foundations studying this anthropogenic phenomenon predict sea level rise enough to engulf tens of thousands of square miles of coastline world-wide, super hurricanes and super storms, droughts and crop failures? Are not Katrina and the ‘Super Storm’ Sandy at least pricking your conscience?
City of Fury
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Series: Fury. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 36,590. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
Summer has just started, Anjie's been living it up while her parents enjoy a vacation in Florida. Late returning from their trip, Anjie discovers some really odd notes and starts to wonder if her parents are really just delayed at the airport or if, maybe, they are not coming home. Not sure about what's going on, Anjie starts to find clues that maybe her parents aren't who she thought they were.
Mr. Oon
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Price: $2.49 USD. Words: 8,010. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2011. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
Genya lives in a world where the sky is an ocean, and the sun is a great, gold fish that the people worship as a God. When an attempt to build a scaffold to the sky causes the ocean to spring a leak, raining sea creatures and salt water over the hapless town of Merdona, Genya must find a way to plug the hole, or lose everything in a wash of sea water and destruction.