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Putting the Outside Inside Kids: A Father's Algonquin Journey With His Daughter
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 59,460. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2018 by Tellwell Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Nature, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Reference
When his daughter Suzanne was five years old, Bill Kennedy set out with her on a canoe trip into the wilderness of Ontario's 7,600-square-kilometre Algonquin Provincial Park. Paddling and portaging through the park's interior, they would share the grand adventure of the lessons nature had prepared for them amid its lakes and forests, including a hair-raising wildlife encounter.
Martian Water
Price: Free! Words: 4,720. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
For the first humans on Mars, everything is a challenge. Mission funding is threatened, and their harsh new home wants to kill them. This is no time for Curtis to discover he has feelings for Molly.
Nexhuman
Pre-release—available August 14, 2018. Price: $4.99 USD. Language: English. Published by Apex Book Company. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
"A thoughtful meditation on what it means to be human and an exciting peek into a world that is just around the corner." James Patrick Kelly (Nebula, Locus, and Hugo Award winner) There is Alba. And there is everything else. In a future threatened by the spread of "kipple" (garbage & trash), Peter Payne is part of a fringe society that scavenges junk to survive.
The Balance Point - A Missing Link in Human Consciousness
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 82,300. Language: American English. Published: May 1, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Visionary & metaphysical, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
The Balance Point is a story of a search for something so mysterious that the main character doesn't even know what it is, or how to recognize it if he finds it. It touches on science, mathematics, economics, religion, and spirituality, in a manner that is both illuminating and distur
Crop Ecology, Cultivation and Uses of Cactus Pear
Price: Free! Words: 127,050. Language: Simple English. Published: April 23, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Agricultural science
Climate change is one of the biggest challenges the world must meet today and in the future. Prolonged droughts and desertification are among the issues faced by many countries, especially in Africa and Asia, where the rural poor and smallholders are most heavily affected.
Mystery: Longing For Home
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 920. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Poetry, Fiction » Children’s books » Animals
Mystery: Longing for Home spans generations of wolves as survival teeters on a fresh understanding of their niche in the balance of nature. As a rescued wolf, she serves as a bridge between people and an ever-surprising wilderness. Vivid illustrations bring to life the beauty of the wolf’s world and struggle to fulfill their role in the opera of Nature’s Garden.
Late-K Lunacy
Price: $9.00 USD. Words: 143,430. Language: American English. Published: March 3, 2018 by Petra Books. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
Set in a midwestern American university town, fictional pre- and post-apocalyptic events lead up to the mid-2030s. Will climate change, the breakdown of myriad systems, and a global pandemic grip the world? Complexity science lends frightening authenticity as the story unfolds, while Bernard challenges readers with a jarring but not hopeless vision of tomorrow.
Le dernier des Spartians
Price: Free! Words: 5,020. Language: French. Published: February 28, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Parody
À la fois fable, conte philosophique et parodie de roman d’anticipation ou de fantaisie, le nouvel opus de Bernard Viallet (après « Bienvenue sur Déliciosa », « Expresso Love », « Montburgonde » et « G-Warriors ») entraîne une nouvelle fois le lecteur dans une suite d’aventures étonnantes, toujours contées sur un rythme entraînant et soutenu.
#3E! Economy, Ecology, Emancipation
Price: Free! Words: 10,270. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: February 25, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Development / general
Economic inequality, ecological crisis... where is the world heading? We don't know. And that's a good thing. The future of the world depends on us. We have to invent it for ourselves. And that is exactly what we're doing in our text. We hope that we will inspire some to take a different view on certain issues. We believe that it's worth reading.
AIRE
Price: Free! Words: 41,800. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
One love, two worlds, and thousands of miles between them. Can two enamored hearts build a bridge between their contrasting lives in the time of untamable climate change threatening the very existence of the human race?