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Ithaca
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 60,650. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
After the sudden death of her husband Daisy finds herself entangled with a man whose wife is disabled, mothering a young activist-farmer, and swept into the controversy about fracking. What happens when a quiet, almost sedimentary life meets the high-pressure forces of a small town. How do you rebuild after life is suddenly turned upside down—or is fracked?
Imperfect Solitude
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 64,870. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
When Evan Nellis, a neophyte biologist reeling from the mysterious death of his father, is hired as a consultant, he finds himself under the brutal tutelage of brilliant but surly Gordon Shaw. That changes when a wealthy developer takes a special interest in Evan's career. Suddenly in conflict with his principles, Evan must confront everyone, including himself, before all he values is destroyed.
The Vanity Quest
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,600. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Nature & the Natural World / Environment, Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories
If there's one thing that Krysta the mermaid loves more than jewellery it's her hair. So when she's given a quest on her sixteenth birthday to find her soul mate within a week or lose her hair, she's determined to find him. Each day Krysta meets unsuitable mermen, she loses her hair, and discovers their faults are hers, too. Then she meets her love, Logan, her soulmate.
Green in Cities goes Skywards, Citygreen issue 2
Price: $8.50 USD. Words: 34,470. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
This issue features articles by prominent figures in the green roofs and vertical greening industries, such as Dr. Patrick Blanc, Dr. Ken Yeang, Andrew Grant and Dr. Tan Puay Yok, discussing how vegetation can reduce the energy consumption of buildings and explore the role of green roofs in enhancing biodiversity in urban settings. EPub readers enjoy complimentary Flipbook Viewer format.
Our Own Day Here
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,080. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology / Urban, Essay » Literature
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This is a collection of observations on community exploring how we get around, get along, and get a living in a world where not only nature but our own human nature are often hidden in plain sight.
The Stone Gate
Price: Free! Words: 71,980. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
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Jack and Kaya live in a small seaside town in Australia. When they see a strange white light shining from a giant rock in the forest, it takes them to a place both familiar and yet like nowhere they know. But where exactly are they? And can they make it back in time? The Stone Gate is an exciting action adventure that brings climate change / global warming vividly to life for young adult readers.
Sola Rainbow and the Sun's Day Off
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,860. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
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Sarah Doboloff, a shy 12-year old with a brilliant imagination, is chosen by Sola Rainbow to spread a message of enlightenment and unconditional love to the world. The inspiration that young Sarah receives from Sola leads her on a fearless adventure that will ultimately decide the fate of life on planet earth.
The Poisoned Ground
Series: The Peers of Beinan, 5. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,170. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
CORPORATE GREED. CORRUPTION. PLAGUE. All was well for the southern city of Nanli -- until a mysterious plague filled the city with fear and agony. Duty bound to discover the cause, Lady Abbess Cara races against time to find a cure only to be caught up in a dangerous conspiracy that may claim her life and the lives of billions for generations to come.
Barney and Barry, The Hitchhikers
Series: MySeaBuddies, Book 1. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,950. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals, Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures
How would you like to wake up and have unwanted visitors attached to you...for life?
Global Warming: It will be our demise V 1.0
Price: Free! Words: 1,070. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2014. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Environmental / General
For centuries we have imagined the apocalypse, wondering what would happen, and fearing the consequences. Now we are closer than ever to the Apocalypse. And it's us whose doing it. Read this research paper to learn just what we're doing to bring our own doom upon us- and try to save yourself.