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The Story of Light
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 127,040. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2014 by ReAnimus Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Physics / Optics & Light
In this all-encompassing work, Ben Bova explores the subject of light and shows how it has shaped every aspect of our existence.
Run Away Charlotte
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 116,820. Language: Canadian English. Published: December 13, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Romance » New adult
(4.50)
Charlotte trusts only three people in her life - those who loved her through her darkest points. When she meets Andrew, she slowly starts opening up to him as he courts her. Together, they learn about love and fall into it together. However, a summer apart tests their relationship. Upon his return, she questions everything, challenging what her heart needs vs what her mind desires.
Launch Pad
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 101,930. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2014 by WordFire Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Humanity is coming up against the limits of the physical world—but the imaginations of the writers in this anthology reach far beyond those boundaries. The Launch Pad Astronomy Seminar aims to bring more hard science into science fiction. These twelve stories look into our future and find humor, pathos, grand determination, and genuine courage.
Missionary
Price: Free! Words: 2,150. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A tone deaf deep space astronomer discovers a catchy tune from beyond our galaxy and destroys the world.
Everything About Mars
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,080. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
Mars has always fascinated humanity and the findings of the past decade have revolutionized ideas about our nearest neighbour - revealing its watery past and geological similarity to Earth. This book provides fact after fact about Mars for information hungry children and interested adults.
Short Stories: Fantasy, Fiction and Horror
Series: Short Stories · Fiction for Older Children and Teenagers. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 18,330. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2014 by Dodo Books. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Anthology, Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories
(3.00)
Reality can be more astounding than fantasy, and often unfurls a mysterious tendril to draw in the unsuspecting person. Encounters with troglodytes in a crypt, fluorescent honey and the house that goes to the ultimate extreme to get rid of its inhabitants, can happen.
Skylights
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 98,580. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » General
(4.00)
Skylights is the story of the second human expedition to Mars. Their mission: to find the first.
NASA Space Technology Report: Goddard's Astrophysics Science Division - Annual Report 2011, Research Highlights, Fermi Gamma-Ray Space Telescope, Rossi, HST, Swift, GALEX, HEASARC, WMAP
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 48,270. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
This NASA Goddard Space Flight Center report provides a comprehensive overview of major astrophysics science missions.
Ephemeral Species Book Two - Survival
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 87,900. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » General
They were here to stay. There was nothing anyone could do. Nisha tried her best to ensure the survival of our species. And that could only be done if their species survived. Neither outcome was a sure thing. What she finally realized was that we were doomed to a slow extinction over the coming years. Yet, it was a good thing for her daughter and her friends.
Ephemeral Species Book One - The Dawning
Price: Free! Words: 88,540. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
(4.00)
We've existed in our modern form for a small fraction of 1% of the lifespan of the Earth. What if our species is ephemeral? How could it happen? Who or what would replace us? Could our extinction be a good thing for those who follow us? They came to Earth but didn't care. Later, we became ephemeral, despite Nisha's efforts. Not because of a disaster or because of them, but because we chose it.