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Swamped
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,480. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Nature & the Natural World / Environment
Can a dog stop a bulldozer? Can a toad fly through the air? Can a little girl save an entire eco-system? These and many other questions are answered in this adventurous tale of a young girl & the swamp land behind her home that is scheduled for demolition. But she’s not alone on her journey, she has literally hundreds of little helpers trying to aid her on her quest… and she doesn't even know it!
Pirates, Manatees, and Mermaids
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,670. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
The SOS team jets half way around the world, from Abu Dhabi to Florida to try and save endangered manatees. A poacher is stripping Florida of its exotic orchids - and making tens of thousands of dollars on the black market. As his convoy of jet boats roar through the Florida keys, they're hitting and killing manatees. The team joins up with the Mermaid Squad to end the poaching save the manatees.
Last Astronaut
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,160. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A man struggles to survive in an underground bunker while there is no more atmosphere left on Earth. He soon finds out what his purpose in life is.
Hearing the Sun Move
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 84,920. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
American Beth is pretty and angry but she does have her step-father Roberts’ inheritance to look forward to. In London art dealer Mary, discovers her father’s alive in Arizona, and sets out to meet him. The women clash but discover they are two pieces of the same puzzle, yet unlock potential in each other, and with Mary’s help, Beth is set to become an advisor to the most powerful man in the world
Sirens
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,560. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2012 by Twisted Root Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
When Dana and her two male shipmates crash land on a distant planet, they do what they have always done: work together. One to survey the planet's dangers, one to repair the ship, and one to act as peacemaker. When one of them unwittingly falls under the spell of the native creatures--siren-like beings that destroy the bond between them—can two that were three ever find the balance to escape?
Energy Innovation: Fixing the Technical Fix
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 20,640. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Power Resources / Alternative & Renewable
Energy policy is a mess of tangled problems and political conflicts. Many look to technology to break the logjam. But breakthrough innovations are needed to make "clean" energy cheap. With a plan emphasizing open international participation, crowdsourcing, and crowdfunding, Lewis Perelman's "Energy Innovation" provides an original, timely roadmap toward a more energy-secure global economy.
The Stevens Family: The Cleanest Family In Family Land
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,860. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Family / General, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Environmental Conservation & Protection
This is the first story of the Family Land Books by Environmentalist author Kevin Peter Lee. This book introduces The Stevens Family who are known to be the cleanest family in Family Land. Problems start when a bus that blows out dirty oil makes Mr Stevens very concerned about air pollution and decides to find a solution using biofuel. Great fun for children of all ages.
Journeys Of The Guardians' Key
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 79,380. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Action & Adventure / Survival Stories, Fiction » Adventure » General
One day a boy called David finds a strange object, a segment from a sphere fashioned from an unidentifiable material, in a tree in his garden. David puzzles over the segment and the mystery soon deepens when his cousin Melissa arrives from America bearing a similar piece she has found in her garden back home. They and five other people from around the world have been chosen to restore the Key.
Stakeout
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 61,300. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2012 by Leap Books. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Mystery & Detective, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
In the second eco-mystery in this award-winning series, Kenzie, with the help of savvy Angelo and wheelchair-bound Anna, endangers her life to nab the poacher of endangered sea turtle eggs. "Full of suspense, action, and drama, Stakeout is one of the best mysteries I have ever read. The unexpected twists are just delightful!" ~Flamingnet Teen Book Reviews 2012 Green Earth Book Award finalist
The Rise of Commons: Menecracy, Government of the People
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 71,010. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational, Nonfiction » Social Science » Political science
The Arab freedom movements, fall of dictators, failure of the communist doctrine, and demand of reforms upon the democracy is paving the Self-Rule revolution, termed as "Menecracy". New theory paves the path for 90 days Presidency. This novel approach will provide a chance to all citizens to become Head of the State. Global Revolutions are shaped with one agenda,"Self-Rule and Revolving Leadership