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Beastly Encounters
By Michael Buckley
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,830. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
The author indulges in the sport of tracking strange creatures to their lairs--including an unknown mammal in Bhutan, an ugly waterbird in Cambodia, a bizarre primate in Borneo--and the biggest fish in the world, encountered in the Philippines. Not zoology--more like cryptozoology--coming face-to-face with near-mythical creatures.
David Attenborough - Talking to a Great Broadcaster
By Gareth Huw Davies
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 21,600. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals
Sir David Attenborough is the world's master wildlife documentary presenter, the last of the great pioneer TV communicators. I have interviewed him many times, mainly for articles published in the broadcasting media. This book includes my essays and shorter articles, on subjects ranging from the world’s rarest birds to meerkats, from a strange Easter island statue to his one pet hate, the rat.
Rainbow Hearts and Puppy Tales
By Susan Zoe Bella
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 27,840. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2012 by eXtasy Books. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals
True stories of my animal friends beginning with a special horse named Tosha and ending with a gifted Bichon who touched all who knew him. I have shared the joy, the laughter and the tears along with the ups and downs of my many experiences with my animal friends and the unique communication I have had with each one.
Horse Crucified and Risen
By Alexander Nevzorov
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 91,970. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals
This book became a best-seller in Russia, was reprinted several times and changed the worldview of many people. This is the first book in the history of mankind revealing the whole truth about horse and man relationships. Love for horse and equine sports have nothing in common!
Maria's Duck Tales: Wildlife Stories From My Garden
By Maria Daddino
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,000. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Award Winning Nature Stories from a National Wildlife Federation Certified Backyard Wildlife Habitat! 5-Star Reviews! "... endearing ... compelling ... charming ..." Kirkus Reviews "... strong pick for wildlife-themed memoir collections, recommended." Midwest Book Review
Vanishing Tracks: Four Years Among the Snow Leopards of Nepal
By Darla Hillard
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 107,460. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals
This is the extraordinary account of the first scientific expedition to radio-collar and study the rare, elusive snow leopard in its natural habitat. It is also a story of love and high adventure that provides a fascinating, affecting profile of a people inhabiting one of the most isolated and inhospitable regions in the world—the Kanjiroba Himal of western Nepal.
How To Have Sex If You're Not Human
By Mary Batten
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,750. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals
Despite all our love songs and romantic fantasies, reproduction is the name of the game in biology. All forms of life are genetically programmed to reproduce. Nothing is off limits so long as it produces babies. Animals—plants, too—“do it” in wild, bizarre ways. Some reef fishes change sex. Plants trick pollinators into doing their sexual bidding. Everything strives to pass on its genes.
Tales of an Animal Communicator - Master Teachers
By Nancy A Kaiser
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 121,670. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals
Tales of an Animal Communicator ~ Master Teachers chronicles the tales of the remarkable animals that taught an animal-loving pharmacist that she was destined to be an animal communicator and healer.
Spiritual Companions
By Mary Caelsto
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 56,160. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2011 by Jupiter Gardens Press. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals
When we think about our spirituality, we generally don't include our household pets. However humans have been living with animals in one way or another since the dawn of time. Including our pets in our spirituality is one way to have a complete household.
Secrets of an Old Typewriter
By Susie Duncan Sexton
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 37,910. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2011 by Open Books. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals
The written accounts of the life of a ‘smart and sassy small town girl’ are as urbane as those of any city dweller. From ’50s and ’60s nostalgia to modern-day values, and from the drama and insight of America’s great books and motion pictures to politics, religion and animal rights, Susie Duncan Sexton’s ‘secrets’ always hit the mark with unexpected candor and a unique perspective.
S. O. A. R. - Stories From The Southport/Oak Island Animal Rescue
By Jack Floyd
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,930. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
The animals, people, and events of a small country animal shelter through the eyes of one volunteer.
The Joy of the Journey
By Jodine Carruthers
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 48,290. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals
For horse lovers of all ages comes this illuminating book written by an Equine Behavior Specialist who shares her holistic approach for creating a harmonious and authentic partnership with your horse.
Coated With Fur: A Vet's Life
By Kristen Nelson, D.V.M.
Price: $12.99 USD. Words: 82,740. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals
(5.00 from 1 review)
Coated With Fur celebrates the deep bond between humans and animals. Set in a veterinary pracice, the book chronicles Dr. Nelson's triumphs and trials as a young woman owning her first animal hospital. Experience each day as Kris did, from the joy of saving a dog's leg to the agony of euthanizing a long-term patient. Through it all, experience the unconditional love that animals provide.
So Easy to Love, So Hard to Lose: A Bridge to Healing Before and After the Loss of a Pet
By Laurie Kaplan
Price: $10.99 USD. Words: 21,560. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals
More than half of all households in the U.S. own a pet. Despite the best medical attention, home care and unconditional love, pet owners almost always encounter loss and grief. This book offers guidance and support to owners preparing for a loss, making end of life plans and decisions. Also, presents a new understanding of grief, specifically pet loss grief.
14,000 Dogs Later: My Life with Dogs and What I've Learned
By John P Smith
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 52,310. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals
Since 1963, J. Preston Smith has trained more than 14,000 dogs of all shapes and sizes. Some crazy, some not-so crazy. Some with minor problems, some meaner than a teased ratter. He now tells what he's learned ... 14,000 dogs later.
My Dog Rosie
By Bruce Menzies
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 31,800. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals
The true and captivating story of Rosie the Border Collie who was owned and trained by C. J. Greer of Brighton, Mo. Rosie became Reserve Grand Champion Cowdog of the World four times. You'll laugh as Rosie tries to separate antelope from sheep on the plains of Wyoming and cry reading of her near-death experiences with angry cattle. This is a practical book of simplified dog training techniques.
Paws and Reflect
By Neil Plakcy
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 78,980. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals
Paws and Reflect explores and celebrates the special and powerful bond between man and dog through twenty-five stories of personal experiences in this well-crafted collection. Touching, powerful, and often humorous, this is a must-read for all dog lovers. The book includes interviews with Edward Albee, Jonathan Caouette, Ron Nyswaner, Charles Busch, and many others.
Pit Bull Nation
By Cindy Marabito
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 86,390. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals
(5.00 from 1 review)
Pit Bull Nation is the story of a woman who found a pit bull and how that dog changed the course of her life. The chain of events that follow would discourage most people, but this woman finds a connection with these dogs that gives her the strength to overcome adversity and her own fears. She finds a comrade and soul mate in these unwanted dogs whose very name and image inspire media frenzy.
Care and Management of Horses
By Heather Smith Thomas
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 132,540. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2010 by Eclipse Press. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals
Care & Management of Horses provides a common-sense approach to keeping a horse healthy, sound, comfortable, and happy. Intended for the serious horse person, the book emphasizes the whole horse — mental and physical — and encourages the owner to center horse-keeping practices around the horse’s needs.
Merryland: Two Years in the Life of a Racing Stable
By Josh Pons
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 86,230. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2010 by Eclipse Press. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals
Maryland horseman and Eclipse Award-winning author Josh Pons chronicles the daily adventures and challenges of his family's small stable of Thoroughbred racehorses.