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The Barefoot Beekeeper
By Phil Chandler
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 32,920. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animal husbandry
(5.00 from 6 reviews)
Thinking about keeping bees and wondering why it is so expensive and complicated? This is the book for you! The author shows how beekeeping can be simple, enjoyable and low cost, using hives that you can build at home - and you don't need to be a weight-lifter to harvest honey! This book is the most widely-recommended book on 'natural beekeeping' - now in a text-only edition for ebook readers.
Pickles The Parrot: A Humorous Look At Life With An African Grey
By Georgi Abbott
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 42,040. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock
(5.00 from 6 reviews)
Everyday life with an African Grey Parrot seen through the humorous and often twisted mind of his owner, Georgi. Her interesting perspectives on animal intellect and unique insights into nature take the reader on a thought provoking, entertaining and often hilarious ride. The star of the book, Pickles, takes his adventures in stride with wit and charm.
Katz Tales Au And Target The Early Years
By Ellen Whyte
Series: Katz Tales, Book 3. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 12,840. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock
(5.00 from 5 reviews)
This is a collection of 15 tales that chronicle how Target the kitten becomes a junior companion to Au, a clever, inventive but sometimes grouchy senior cat. They include the tale of how Target dislocated his paw and his subsequent journey back to health, and of how Au's fascination with water led to the humans of the family having sleepless nights.
Katz Tales How Boris The Cat Was Reunited With His Family
By Ellen Whyte
Series: Katz Tales, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 4,040. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
This is the story of a true miracle. Read how Boris the cat lived with us for a year before being reunited with his family who were living 400 km away. Guaranteed to make you smile!
Remodeling: Buying and Updating a Foreclosure
By Joy Smith
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,480. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Home remodeling
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
How one woman coped with selling a house--at last, looking for a new house, buying a new house that was a foreclosure and needed lots of work, and then remodeling it since it didn't even have a kitchen sink!
Pickles The Parrot Speaks: On Life, The Universe, And Sesame Seed
By Georgi Abbott
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 36,550. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Pickles The Parrot on the internet, what a riot! Each day, Pickles posts his witty and humorous thoughts on life from his parrot perspective. The day doesn't start for his fans until they've checked in for their morning chuckle- and it's best not to read with a mouth full of coffee! This uproariously funny book is a gem of a collection featuring the wisdom and humor of Pickles at his best.
Gonna Buy Me a Dog
By Penny Diloreto
Price: $10.99 USD. Words: 22,150. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
This book is a must read for individuals who are “just looking” and are not ready to commit to having a new dog or puppy in their home. However, this book is also intended for those people who already have a 4-legged friend and now want or need a little assistance. This is not another "Dog Training" handbook; in fact, it is the opposite. This is more of a "People Training" book for dogs.
Katz Tales The Adventures Of Scoop and Au
By Ellen Whyte
Series: Katz Tales, Book 1. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,820. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
This is a collection of 15 tales that celebrate the antics of the wise yet wily Scoop, and his sturdy and inventive cat companion Au. It includes Sofa Wars, an epic battle between the author and Au for possession of the best seat in the house, and Your Neighbourhood Nosy Parker where Scoop resorts to some nifty tactics in order to keep tabs on his friends next door.
Learning From Bees: a philosophy of natural beekeeping
By Phil Chandler
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 22,730. Language: British English. Published: December 13, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Nature
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
A collection of short essays on bees and beekeeping by the author of The Barefoot Beekeeper.
iPermie! How to Permaculture Your Urban Lifestyle
By Bob Waldrop
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 401,250. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
This is a good-life design guide for Millennials, Boomers, and Generation X. Contains strategies, tools, and techniques to help you navigate the cardinal threats of peak oil, climate instability, economic irrationality, and political criminality. iPermie is an almanac of useful information and permaculture self-study guide.
Following The Lead
By Avril Munson
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 42,440. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
This book is about my journey to becoming a dog trainer and behaviour counsellor, my dream job, not that I knew even what the job looked like before I created the job! The greatest tools I have ever had to learn about dogs has been my own dogs, the ones I have lived with have been my greatest teachers.
Preparing A Garden From The Ground Up
By Stephanie Smith
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,650. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Gardening
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Do you want a vegetable garden but do not know where to start? This guide will help you select a site, prepare it for planting, choose what to plant, grow it, and care for the plot between crops. Illustrated with photographs by the author, a master gardener.
Pickles The Parrot Returns: My Continued Adventures with a Bird Brain
By Georgi Abbott
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 67,190. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Georgi Abbott has nailed it once again! Similar to her first book "Pickles The Parrot", but a more indepth look at the care and commitment parrots require. You'll laugh out loud at the situations that arise with Pickles and his human companions. In this book, the writer has also given Pickles a voice to muse about the world. Pickles is charming playing the role of philosopher and comedian.
Home Organization, The Smart Guide ~ Make Room for Yourself in Your Home
By Kathi Burns, CPO
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 23,630. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Home design
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
If you are tired of buying things you already have, letting projects go unfinished, and/or are feeling overwhelmed with the task of ridding your home of excess, it is time to take affirmative action & you need a plan. This book offers you that plan. Room by room, it outlines easy steps from a Pro Organizer that will help you fit your life back into your home!Invest in your life & add space now!
The Truth About Simple Unhooked Living
By Estar Holmes
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 50,560. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Sustainable living
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Radical simplicity is a way for people to be empowered when things spin out of control. Mainstream Americans have a sense of entitlement that causes them to reject voluntary simplicity. As a result, the liberty to dwell simply on the land in the US is quickly slipping away, just when we need it most. Now is a good time to learn all you can from the happily unhooked.
Cockatiel Lessons
By Marguerite Floyd
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 39,650. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A love story about a woman who discovers the world of parrots because of a bossy little yellow cockatiel named Sugar Franklin (who hated toes).
Fired Up, Frantic, and Freaked Out: Training Crazy Dogs from Over the Top to Under Control
By Laura VanArendonk Baugh
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 30,210. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Amazon bestseller! Some dogs need a little help! Dogs who are reactive, fearful, or aggressive have a common problem — they are emotional rather than rational, overwrought rather than calm. This book by an award-winning, internationally-known trainer presents simple concepts and easy-to-do training steps to bring him back to his mind in sessions as short as a minute each.
In Your Winter Garden with Plews Garden Design
By Marie Shallcross
Price: $7.00 USD. Words: 19,540. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Gardening
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
“In Your Winter Garden with Plews Garden Design” is a book for you to read from cover to cover or dip into as the mood takes you. With seasonal gardening tips, ideas and ‘how to’ hints; planting design ideas; gardening anecdotes; plenty of photographs and some original illustrations all to inspire you into enjoying your winter garden.
S is for Sage
By John Chase
Price: $1.25 USD. Words: 6,300. Language: American English. Published: December 15, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Gardening
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Sage is a lovely plant. No two ways about it, sage is simply pretty. And yet is another ancient herb, prized for its flavor, aroma, and medicinal properties.
The Rookie's Field Guide to Supported Spinning
By Lonna Cunningham
Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 19,050. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2013 by Apple Jack Creek Books. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Crafts & Hobbies
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
This book is for anyone who is curious about spinning yarn with supported spindles but doesn't quite know where to begin. The Field Guide will get you started with information on making your own spindles, doing Quality Assurance testing on made (or purchased) spindles, drafting, plying, and finishing your yarn. Supported spinning is easy on the body, restful for the mind, and soothing to the soul.