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A No-nonsense Guide to Growing your own Vegetables
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,720. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Gardening
Food prices are soaring. This book will quickly bring you up-to-speed in a no-nonsense way on the topic of growing your own vegetables. I wanted to learn the ways my grandparents fed themselves and combine their wisdom with the advantages of today’s scientific advances. This book will give you the basics and provide lots of links where you can learn more, go much deeper.
Sweet Farm of Mine
Series: Sweet, Book 1. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 53,410. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American, Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
Ruth returns to the American Midwest when she discovers she wants her life to mean more. The road she chooses with her father Arlan, to buy and farm Old Charlie's place, gives her plenty of challenges to test her mettle. She also discovers a way of life that is in harmony with nature, where life is lived by the seasons, where food comes from soil, and where no good thing is easy.
The Wise Old Gnome Speaks: How to Really, Really, Really Care About Your Garden
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 18,840. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Earth sciences, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Gardening
This book will save you time and money, because the author has already done the years of research, experimentation, observation and hard work for you. It's a practical, fluff-free guide that will demystify gardening and enable you to understand how plants grow, what they need to thrive, and the things you can do to provide the best environment for them.
Funnily Enough
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 90,850. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
From the glamorous world of television production, working on some of the BBC's hottest dramas - Sophie is torn between her love of Africa and returning to England for the sake of her career. But when she falls ill on the set of a show she is directing, she is forced to take to her bed, and over the next ten months, to take stock of her life. A winner of the International Rubery Book Award 2013.
Sylvia's Hatchet
Price: Free! Words: 4,490. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Short stories, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
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Sylvia is happy living alone with her chickens, but her daughter has other ideas. Who is the stranger who appears from next door and what is Sylvia doing with her hatchet? A happy short story about getting older and retaining independence. Includes CHapter 1 of The Story of Plan B.
Warm Stanchions and Red Barns With Blue Roofs
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,840. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs, Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs
A chapbook of poetry celebrating rural life. If you believe rural American life is a poem, enjoy this collection of twenty-three poems, many of which have been published elsewhere. The collection winds through the seasons and tells the story of "The Last Happy Woman in America," the closing poem in the collection. Poems are free verse. Cover is an original sketch by the author.
The Devil and Danni Walker
Price: Free! Words: 5,180. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Danni's desperate. She really wants to win Edgewood's garden competition, but her snooty neighbor Faith is leaving her in the dust. Hoping for inspiration she looks to her beloved Grandmother's gardening journals for help and finds much more than she ever bargained for. Danni discovers that it's just too easy to bargain with the devil amidst the dahlias.
Rekindle the Sun
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,460. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
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A dying world may not be the best place to start your life anew, but that's exactly where Kerri has been sent. The sun of Heffe VIII is burning out, and her husband has been hired by the canine aliens of that world to rekindle it. This story originally appeared in the Australian anthology of interstellar immigration stories "Belong."
The List
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 106,070. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2011 by Olo Books. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit, Fiction » African American fiction » Romance
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When Oona's husband asks for an open marriage, she kicks him to the curb and makes a list. A list of the guys not taken. The first guy she really loved. The guy who morphed into Dr. McDreamy. And the smokin' yoga teacher with abs of titanium. The List of all the guys she coulda-woulda-shoulda. Now Oona can. She will. And she should. The List. Because a few good men are the best revenge.
How Not To Make Millions - but Still Enjoy a Rich Rural Life
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 140,160. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Farming, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animal husbandry
The sample download is not fully representative of the contents, which is a synopsis of 60 years farming and gardening in several countries and is the base for suggestions that can be used by those with less experience. For a better guide see my blog "Snippets" published in June 2013. It is particularly useful for first time owners and novice food growers. 140k words.