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The Roots of Elmore's Existence
Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 78,280. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Adventure » General
Willoughby Elmore is a steward to a forest of sequoia trees in Northern California. After too many years in solitude, his life appears empty, and his spirit has waned. One morning, Willoughby rises from a dream so vivid he cannot distinguish it from reality. The power of it awakens him. Willoughby dares to believe that his life can be different - that it can be whatever he chooses to make of it.
The Tree Story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,550. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Nature & the Natural World / Environment
What if there was just one tree left in the world and she knew all the stories?
The Legend of Lor's Lost Tribe
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,640. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
In a land of lions, leopards, tigers and mammoths, Europe was also home to the Neanderthal people. But the tribes mysteriously vanished long before those animals did. This fanciful tale of Lor’s tribe offers an alternate fate with a wistful, hopeful twist, especially considering events in our modern world. The story includes seven illustrations, one a heart-warming and poignant surprise.
The Bellwether
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 229,870. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
The Bellwether (The mother of all disasters) Aaron Hodges, 32, has one month to take his future colonists 300 miles to northern Minnesota wilderness…not by truck but overland across farmland and forest by horse and wagon, but first he has to convince them to want to go. This is a long novel. For the sake of the reader, in the back of the book is a character list and the main ones described.
Journey To The Future: A Better World Is Possible
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 227,470. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2015 by Agio Publishing House. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
In this blockbuster novel, young protagonist Patrick Wu visits a future world - Vancouver in 2032 - brimming with innovation and hope, where the climate crisis is being tackled, the solar revolution is underway and a new cooperative economy is taking shape. Dauncey's "brilliant book shows solutions to the climate crisis that offer a future rich in opportunity and joy" - David Suzuki
Voices From a Disused Quarry: An Oral History of the Centre for Alternative Technology
Price: $9.02 USD. Words: 36,530. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2015 by annika.faircloth@cat.org.uk. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Social history, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Environmental / General
Voices from a disused quarry tells the story of the Centre for Alternative Technology (CAT), using the oral testimonies of over 60 participants during a three year oral history project.
Home Is Where You're Happy
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 36,010. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2015. Categories: Essay » Author profile, Fiction » Literary collections » Female authors
A collection of short stories, essays & life snippets about what it means to be "home..." from author/editor/filmmaker/artist sanctuary founder Cristina Salat. (Available in print & e-editions.)
Blip on the Radar
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 78,340. Language: British English. Published: November 29, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ocean life, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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Mix one dreamy Irish helicopter pilot with a crew of Taiwanese, Chinese, Philippinos and Indonesians, and you get everything – from confusion, to fireworks, to hilarity. Flying in those remote Pacific areas, thousands of miles from Search and Rescue capability, ‘Moggy’ Meyrick was touched by our common humanity, and awed by Nature. This book is written for everybody, not just helicopter pilots.
Saving the Earth One Garden at a Time
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,940. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Gardening, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
This book is both a horticultural chronicle charting the gardening year through the eyes and garden of the author and a call to arms to protect our gardens and wider environment from those who would seek to destroy them. It will encourage readers to think twice about their actions, open their eyes and make use of the green space available to them for the benefit of society as a whole.
Spirit of the Sun: Tropical Passion part one
Price: Free! Words: 69,380. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
The sun-soaked, tropical coastal forests of the Pacific island of Sulawesi have an exotic beauty and abundance. But they can also conceal a deadly harshness. This intensely human story begins within the working lives of a Bronze Age hunting and fishing society 2,500 years ago. A clash between the Malay and Javanese civilisations threaten the very existence of the breakaway Likupang tribe.