Books tagged: space

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Behind the Gem
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 80,980. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2010 by Gypsy Shadow Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
As the probe slowed to penetrate the dense atmosphere, it scanned the surface of the planet. When sensors indicated millions of life forms, a small pod bubbled out and dropped to the ground. Floating in a stand of trees, the pod singled out a life form and compared it to the images on the gold plaque. Calculations indicated it had the correct configuration, and the pod moved slowly toward it.
Taming the Weald
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 8,630. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2010 by Gypsy Shadow Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Timid Keryn wants nothing more than to be a mother. Within the Weald–the last bastion of nature on the space station that serves as her home–she encounters Verdant, a daughter of that forest who has somehow survived without parents or community. Keryn tries to prepare the girl for life in the station, but Verdant has strengths and secrets of her own.
Wer herrscht im Theater und Fernsehen?
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,470. Language: German. Published: October 7, 2010 by Parodos Verlag. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
Eines schien immer klar zu sein: Sowohl im Theater als auch vor dem Bildschirm zeige sich der Zuschauer grundsätzlich beherrscht von dem Geschehen auf Bühne und Mattscheibe – ein passiver Empfänger, Konsument, machtlos. Ulf Heuner zeigt in seiner Theorie des Theaters und Fernsehens auf, dass vielmehr der Zuschauer grundsätzlich das Geschehen auf Bühne und Bildschirm beherrscht.
Star Children
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,220. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2010. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
One day people will live on the Moon, will build there homes and schools and children will grow up in a strange world where the blue and white Earth hangs in the black skies. But children will always be children. The book contains three stories: - Star Children - The Lost Marble - Snow for Christmas. It's a book for those who dream of the stars.
EarthStar: A Steampunk Space Opera - Prelude
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You set the price! Words: 6,380. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2010. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
EarthStar - The distant, pristine blue planet strangely unreachable to the shattered masses of humanity struggling to survive in artificial habitats around the earth and in the moon itself. Prelude tells the story of a young "freeborn" - one of the caste-less members of the new race of men, and his survival in his dystopian and steam-powered world.
Sol Starhopper
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,370. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2010. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
Sol is a typical kid living in a typical neighborhood. But after a day at the amusement park things become not so typical. Soon he and his sister must rely on everything they know to meet the challenge placed before them. Can they overcome? Should they? Come along to see them struggle with their not-so-typical choices.
The Harvesters of Jove
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 71,740. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2010. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Taylor Lee, an agent for the PLGA, is sent on a routine assignment to Callisto, after mishandling a drugs investigation. Lee finds himself up against the power of a mining corporation. The corporation requires massive amounts of oxygen, and will stop at nothing to get it - not even genocide. Can Lee prevent the destruction of what appears to be an intelligent life form on Jupiter?
Apples on the Moon
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,220. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2010. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
Ali isn’t like her sister, Julia. She keeps to herself on the Lunar Colony where they live. But when Julia offers her a chance to buy apples, a rarity on the moon, she goes along, enticed by the idea of seeing her cute classmate Kofi. When some of the kids decide to mess around with an airlock’s controls, it’s up to Ali to figure out a solution. Will she be able to save the kids in time?
Is There Time?
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Price: Free! Words: 68,980. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Cosmos
Is there time to avoid humanity’s extinction? Practically everything that has ever lived is extinct; we will be no exception unless we work very hard to be an exception. Wrestling with that problem led to a chilling, undeniable conclusion: the human species is ultimately doomed on Earth and we have no plan. A convincing strategic vision and mission for humanity elude us… until now.
Vortex
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 72,460. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2010. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Feldman, a starship captain, takes on the suicidal mission of eliminating a vortex; one of many that make colonization of an otherwise suitable planet, impossible. He finds romance and adventure in his struggle against the ruthless opponent Tiras Welby, who will stop at nothing to protect his source of Biferox, and his growing empire. Can Feldman free the aliens enslaved to mine Biferox?