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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, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 84,160. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures
The gruesome death of a girl, a protest of new development and the systematic destruction of coral reefs on Grand Cayman all alert photojournalist Mike Scott that criminal elements are at work on the idyllic island. When Mike’s buddy Kelly is kidnapped, it is a race against time for Mike to save his friend and bring down the greedy developer putting his own wealth before the beauty of the island.
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.
A Dying Tide
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 79,900. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Who is killing the coastal marsh, the community, the neighbors? In a southern beach town, two sisters try to find new lives but are caught in a web of murder, crime, and destruction.
Ivory Inferno: The Unwatched Black Market
Price: Free! Words: 1,760. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2017. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Environmental economics
On April 30, 2016, 105 tonnes of ivory were stacked into 11 large pyres, with Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta, flanked by military security setting the first stack alight. The event had the aim of sending a message to ivory customers around the world – you can’t buy this lot, and you won’t get the next lot either, so you can stop trying. But was the message meaningless?
Stella And Jonathans Big Plan
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,420. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
Jonathan is six years old and loves the ocean and all of it's creatures. One day while fishing Jonathan falls into the water and almost drowns, until he is saved by Stella a beautiful pink Porpoise who gets him back to shore. Together they come up with a plan on how they can save the ocean and it's inhabitants. The message for all people young and old is save the environment.