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The Children's Horrible House
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 47,770. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction, Fiction » Children’s books » Social Issues / Friendship
Holly Spinatsch, a curious and rebellious tomboy, was forewarned by her siblings that if she didn't make her bed, she would be taken away to The Children’s Horrible House...and indeed she was. 
Nobody Knows the Big Bang!: How Many Universes Can Dance on the Head of a Pin?
Series: Goldman's Bulldog Presents. Price: Free! Words: 28,160. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Physics / Astrophysics, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Nobody Knows the Big Bang! poses a direct challenge to Stephen Hawking's books, A Brief History of Time and The Grand Design (written with Leonard Mlodinow). Nobody! focuses on the cosmological theories of British physicist Fred Hoyle, and details the various alternatives to modern big bang theories. Nobody! evaluates the belief systems that tend to favor one big bang idea over another.
Linea
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,980. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Adrian’s girlfriend is as beautiful as an angel. The beach they swim at is a true wonder of nature – where the waves of two seas meet. There’s the mini-golf course at Simon and Maggie’s, in the thick shade of mango trees. At weekends, they go to a magnificent waterfall, hidden inside the forest. In other words, Adrian's life is perfect. Only one thing mars this perfect picture - Simon’s secret.
The Star Gazing Chronicles
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 120,110. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2015 by JS Blume Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
Paul I. Casey takes you on a poetic journey of the heavens in this series of articles originally published during the 1990’s in the Tri-City Herald, Kennewick, WA. Covering more than just astronomical events and aerospace endeavors, Paul brings the skies to life not only by infusing celestial objects with their mythical personalities, but also by sharing the origins of their names.
Starlight and Shipping Wax
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,200. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry, Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs
Starlight and Shipping Wax is the first collection from poet Luke Wakefield. Dying stars, moonlit waves, awkward teenagers, and undead hordes all have a place in his work, encapsulated in a variety of forms and styles. Simultaneously accessible and evocative, these poems cover a landscape of emotion, from joy to grief, arrogance to despair, heartache to hope.
Tania's Martian Encounter
Series: Tania, Book 28. Price: Free! Words: 2,230. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Science & Technology
Scientists have found evidence of water on Mars. This makes big news, so Tania is interested in the Solar system and learns a lot about it. Tania's uncle is a scientist working on the Mars project. But has he ever come across Martian life? Would he tell Tania if he had? Is it possible that Tania actually encounters Martian life? How would that happen? Read on to find out.
The Astronaut Wives Club | Summary
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,760. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries
Here Is A Preview Of What You'll Learn When You Download Your Copy Today • How The First Astronauts and Their Families Became Overnight Celebrities • What It Was Like To Be One Of The First Astronauts • Why The Astronaut Wives Had An Impact On Politics And The Meida Download Your Copy Today!
Galileo Galilei – A Short Biography
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,720. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Scientists, Inventors, Nonfiction » History » European
Galileo Galilei has been called the father of modern science, and rightly so, his discoveries confirmed that the Sun, not the Earth, was at the center of the solar system. His work on motion laid the groundwork for the science of physics. As well as an early scientist, he was also an inventor – perfecting the telescope, microscope, and the thermometer.
Behind The Sealed Door Of The Origin Of The Big Bang
Price: Free! Words: 3,850. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Cosmos, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Physics / Astrophysics
Hey there! Ever wondered where you came from? Ever wonder where everything came from? Well so did I, and after doing a bit of research, I might just have stumbled across the keys to open the sealed door that tells us all where the Big Bang came from! Wahoo! Oh and it's like only a few pages no less, so take a few minutes out of your day, and enrich your mind, and have fun reading it. Cheers!
Andrew Ellicott: The Stargazer Who Defined America
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 132,750. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
This true never-before-told story is about the four year expedition to survey the southern boundary separating the young U.S. from Spain after the end of the Revolutionary War. Andrew Ellicott, the brilliant astronomer-surveyor had to deal with the duplicitous Spanish, hostile Indians, counter-spies and living in swamps and dense forests.