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Frogdemona
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 1,760. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Travel, Fiction » Children’s books » Animals
Everybody sings their own song and everybody needs a home, but the delightful Frogdemona who was once treasured in his native land, suddenly finds himself treated as an unwelcome interloper when Fate brings him to a new island. An Illustrated Tale about Where We Belong.
Leviathan: A Story About the End of the World
You set the price! Words: 8,200. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
On a barren, windless shore of a dead sea on a dying planet, two people, a father and his child, eke out a meager existence. They eat what little they can find. They are tormented by memories of what the world once was. Until the child hears the ghostly call of a sea creature presumed extinct for decades. Was it real? Was it the planet's dying lament, or a reason to hope?
Control: A Post-Apocalyptic Thriller
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 80,870. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Science fiction » Cyberpunk
A psychopath has kidnapped Finn's twin and promises to infect him with the Flense, a manmade virus that turns the vulnerable into vicious killing machines with a taste for human flesh. But before he can rescue his brother, Finn is betrayed by someone close and is returned to the madman's compound, where he awaits a similar fate. The other Bunker 8 survivors race against time to save him.
Polar Bear Facts and Myths
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,640. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Life Sciences / Zoology / Mammals, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals
This beautiful, full color summary explains in simple terms why polar bears are thriving despite the recent loss of Arctic sea ice. It’s written in a question and answer format, in language that readers of all ages can understand (age 7 and up).
Polar Bears: Outstanding Survivors of Climate Change
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,150. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Life Sciences / Zoology / Mammals, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
This short, full-color volume explains why polar bears are thriving despite the recent decline of Arctic sea ice.
Red Line — Carbon Dioxide
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 16,420. Language: American English. Published: November 7, 2016 by Tharsis Highlands. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Global Warming & Climate Change, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Life Sciences / General
How could burning fossil fuels save all life on Earth? The idea that we currently have too much carbon dioxide is entirely wrong. Also, the notion that global warming is bad is also wrong. We live in an Ice Age. The current interglacial is already longer than average. Should it end, we will have another 90,000 years without summers, rain, crops, food and civilization.
Fully Automated
Price: Free! Words: 1,710. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
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“Nano Stories from Hilbert Space” are very short stories set in the whimsical world of Hilbert Space. "Fully Automated" is the tale of a race of aliens, who face a unique challenge on their way to a free civilization. Their fate serves as a warning, that in a world, dominated by economy, capitalism and money, automation can be seen as an extinction event.
Love and the Sublime
Series: Memorable Verse, Book 38. Price: Free! Words: 930. Language: Canadian English. Published: July 10, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry, Fiction » Poetry » Canadian Poetry
Those who can see, love all; those who cannot see wish the blood of misery upon others. Almost anyone can sense the power of love in a life; an appreciation of sublime points of view can lead us to the realization that love is the only true and meaningful value. Is our crowded world ever going to live sanely, so that all can grasp the only meaning of this ephemeral existence? ~820 words.
I Was the Great Auk: A 15-Minute Book
Series: 15-Minute Books. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,190. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2016 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Birds, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Readers / Chapter Books
I was the great auk, a bird. Here is my story. We were a bit like the penguin. Like penguins, we were black and white. The blackness covered our heads and stretched down our backs. The white covered our chests. Many of us had a white patch on our face above our eye. White stripes raced across our strong black bills. Oh we were proud of those bills. Reading Level: 2.9
The Gorilla Nanny
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 101,330. Language: American English. Published: December 16, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
The Gorilla Nanny is a tale of Big Boy's gorilla troop, during a 2050 civil war. Released with other zoo animals into the wilderness, the last gorilla troop on earth has little chance of survival, until the gorillas encounter an unexpected ally in their fight for survival in the rugged mountains. Ironically the same technology that led to social chaos also helps Big Boy's gorilla Troop survive.