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Imaginal Cells: Visions of Transformation (Kim Polman & Stephen Vasconcellos-Sharpe)
Price: $12.95 USD. Words: 48,370. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2017. Categories: Essay » Author profile, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Global Warming & Climate Change
A collection of essays that explore how a compassionate approach to business, finance, the environment and politics can transform our world. Each essay takes one of the world's most critical challenges and outlines a solution predicated on the golden rule: treat others and the planet as you wish to be treated. The book was co-curated by Kim Polman and Stephen Vasconcellos-Sharpe.
Step One: Save the World - The Journey of a Water Protector
Price: Free! Words: 314,360. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Evolution
This is a cookbook. This is an adventure novel. This is a love story. This is a tale of survival. This is a spiritual journey. This is a catalog of the oppressions and destructions perpetrated by the machine of mankind. This is a handbook on standing up to the tyranny enacted by a corrupt government through the mechanism of fear. This is a recruitment manual for a global movement of resistance
Oulalie!
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 43,850. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Adventure » Action
Two deaf friends talked to various objects and brought abandoned things to their house. Things start to revolt against humans. Things have souls? Are some people treated like things? Up to what point are these traditional definitions true? And at what point does man cease to be human and transform into a thing and the thing becomes human?
This Journey We Call Life
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 19,510. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Anthology
A wonderful collection of 10 short stories from Diana Hunter - including one never-before-published short story - proving that Diana writes well in many genres, not just the erotic romance she's known for. The characters in these stories are sometimes in love, sometimes just having fun, and sometimes terrified but, in every case, they're taking very definite steps along this journey we call life.
The Muddy Fingers Garden Crew to the Rescue!
Series: Wild Tales and Garden Thrills, Book #3. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 21,210. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2017 by Dianne Venetta. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Nature & the Natural World / Environment, Fiction » Children’s books » Readers / Chapter Books
Jamal Livingston is stressed out. His community garden is in jeopardy of closure, because volunteers are squabbling and an angry neighbor is threatening to have the garden shut down completely. The students of Beacon Academy won’t stand for it. If the neighbors won’t volunteer to work the garden, then they will. It’s the moment Jamal learns the true power of community outreach. Will they succeed?
Northern Lights
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,930. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy, Fiction » Coming of age
Kari’s life in Alaska is peaceful, until her village is turned upside down by the arrival of foreigners from London. To make matters worse, the fuel she collects every day to power the shield around her community is disappearing. When the foreigners demand a hot air balloon to take them back to their homeland, Kari gets an idea that could save her entire village.
Cayman Cowboys: Reefs Under Pressure
Series: Mike Scott thriller series. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 70,890. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures
Diving in Grand Cayman, magazine photographer Mike Scott notices a series of unusual occurrences including the death of a girl, a protest of new development and the systematic destruction of coral reefs. It becomes a race against time to save Kelly and bring down the greedy developer putting his own wealth before the beauty of the island and the welfare of the people.
Biotechnology for Sustainability
Price: Free! Words: 264,870. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Biotechnology
This book is published to commemorate the world environment day-2017 (WED-2017). This book contains 38 full-length articles contributed by various researchers, scientists and academicians.
Growing Greener Children - Eco Parenting
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 26,700. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Parenting / child rearing, Nonfiction » Parenting » Childhood development
For parents who care about their children’s health, well being and the environment. "Eco parenting practices as outlined in this book can help save the environment and curtail the current epidemic of lifestyle related chronic diseases such as obesity, diabetes, ADHD, asthma etc. while also ensuring that children and their parents live long, joyous and fulfilling lives.’
Electronic Waste: Forgotten, But Not Gone...
Price: Free! Words: 2,640. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2017. Categories: Essay » Sociology, Essay » Political
Electronic waste, or e-waste, is a staggering problem as a global consumer culture and planned obsolescence in new technologies sees millions of tonnes of old electronics tossed every year. But in 2017, it seems we still aren’t getting the message about e-waste. Research from UNSW says the policy is poorly implemented, lags behind international best practice, and is based on outdated targets.