Books tagged: rural living

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Pie and Prejudice
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 25,730. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Short stories
Sophia’s Thanksgiving has been ruined before it began. She’s been tasked with looking after her sister Olivia’s future brother-in-law, Sean, a sullen know-it-all who has no place to celebrate the holiday except with Sophia’s family. Sean is arrogant and aloof, and Sophia’s attempts to be nice to him fail. But then Sean surprises her. This might turn out to be the best Thanksgiving yet.
Dispatches from the High Country: Essays on the West from High Country News
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 37,010. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2013 by Sidewalk Press. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Ed Quillen is best known for entertaining Denver Post readers with his weekly columns for twenty-six years, but he wrote some of his sharpest commentary for High Country News. Managing Editor Jodi Peterson called him one of the region’s “wisest and most unique voices.” Dispatches from the High Country features a selection of his best essays published between 2008-2012.
Livestock Guardian Animals: Donkeys, Llamas, and Livestock Guardian Dogs to Protect Your Property and Stock
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,930. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2013 by Rural Living Today. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock
(4.50)
Would your farm benefit from a livestock guardian animal to defend your property and stock? Learn how donkeys, llamas, and livestock guardian dogs deal with threatening predators. Read about the instincts, abilities, and limitations of each type of livestock guardian. Then evaluate your needs and make the right livestock guardian decision for your farm, ranch, or homestead.
Solar - One Family's Reality
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,260. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Green living
After finding out it would cost over $100,000 to bring in electricity to our rural property, we decided we better become enthusiastic about the prospect of solar and wind. The following story tells of the discoveries and conclusions we have come to after building our home and living green with solar and wind for the last five years.
Women of the Farm: Five Short Stories
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 16,180. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
On the surface, farm woman who have worked alongside their men, cropping, milking, farming seem worlds apart from their city sisters. But these stories reveal all women who are on the cusp of a change are sisters underneath. A widow, an unhappy wife, a woman contemplating romance, a woman who has seized the day, these are the characters in these short stories about women of the farm.
Buying The Land To Launch Your Dreams
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 20,030. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Green living, Nonfiction » Reference » Consumer guides
An essential guide to purchasing rural property for those who dream of or intend to escape to a simpler life in the country. Whether you seek a few acres, a hobby farm or a future home site give, your dreams their best start with this overview of the process, special considerations, and insights on what and where/how to look for your corner of paradise. Includes live links to many Web resources.
Give Us this Day
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 6,900. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
A short story. The people of a small town are isolated by martial law when the nearby metropolis is attacked by terrorists. News reports of bio-terrorist events in the city move some to take the law into their own hands and others to cash in on selling supplies. Vigilantes organize when a stranger shows up observing them. Will they catch him before he hits the church where everyone is gathering?
Simple Green: Confessions of a Former Earthchild
Price: Free! Words: 3,510. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2011 by Seven Rivers Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(5.00)
"Simple Green," by a semi-lapsed environmentalist, is a rumination on keepsakes and mementos and how best to Reduce, Reuse, & Recycle them after somebody dies and leaves all their stuff behind -- a life's residue, inevitably destined for the landfill, unless a sentimental collector intervenes. A personal essay/memoir by Deborah J. Lightfoot, author of the "Waterspell" fantasy trilogy.
Sweet Land of Mine
Series: Sweet, Book 2. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 49,140. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Romance » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Ruth's story from "Sweet Farm of Mine" continues. As her father Arlan's distraction with the lively widow and neighbor Gretta continues, Ruth finds plenty of challenge in managing their farm on her own and teaching. But Gretta is like a breath of fresh air, making Ruth aware of changes she needs to make. Moua and Sting, Hmong wanting to become farmers, become a big help to Ruth and Arlan.
How Not To Make Millions - but Still Enjoy a Rich Rural Life
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 140,160. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Farming, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animal husbandry
The sample download is not fully representative of the contents, which is a synopsis of 60 years farming and gardening in several countries and is the base for suggestions that can be used by those with less experience. For a better guide see my blog "Snippets" published in June 2013. It is particularly useful for first time owners and novice food growers. 140k words.