Books tagged: geology

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Sense of Wonder
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,250. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
There are many kinds of mystery, especially on the Moon! Sit down and have a drink with a Lunar rockhound as he tells you his tale: the trials and tribulations and even humiliations he endured just so that he could do tedious, difficult work on Luna. But on the Moon, even an ordinary day of work is extraordinary; and for this Lunar geologist, this day will be the culmination of a lifetime's dream.
Northstar
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 71,760. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
In NORTHSTAR, the fate of Northstar Dam is threatened by environmentalists; the fate of fiery Shannon Caine is threatened by corrupt politician Adam Van Tress. Engineer Thomas Martel gets embroiled in this mayhem while a crusty old geologist tries to stop his world from coming down around him. Set in Truckee in the Sierra Nevada, NORTHSTAR is a bumpy ride in the black '65 Mustang of Shannon Cain.
Apollo and America's Moon Landing Program: Lunar Scientist Oral Histories, including George Carruthers, Edgar Cortright, Farouk El-Baz, James Head, Wilmot Hess, William Muehlberger, Leon Silver
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 256,050. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
The fascinating oral histories of important Apollo lunar program scientists and researchers - converted for accurate flowing-text ebook format reproduction - provide new insights into this extraordinary effort, with vital observations about an era of space history that changed the world.
The Science of Volcanoes
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,230. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Earth Sciences / Earthquakes & Volcanoes
Volcanos are one of the most destructive natural disasters known to man--but what makes them tick? In this book (just for kids), you will learn about how volcanoes start, different types, and where they are most active. This easy to understand book will help you understand volcanoes in no time at all. KidCaps is an imprint of BookCaps; each month we are adding more history books (just for kids!)
The Moho Proviso
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 74,090. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Taking place in 1980, this prophetic novel details the shocking government find of the source of oil and the ensuing conspiracy. One man, Mackenzie Haber, now a vice-president with the Houston drilling company which served as prime constractor, is ready to break the conspiracy when Israel is again threatened by her oil-rich neighbors. But he must deal with threats from all sides first.
Summary for the book
Price: Free! Words: 9,630. Language: Russian. Published: June 10, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Geology
This is a summary of the book published back in 1953 by George D. Khizanashvili in Tbilisi, Georgia. / Предлягаем Вашему вниманию краткое содержание книги опубликованной в 1953 году Георгием Хизанашвили в Тбилиси, Грузия.
My Crazy Diary
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,730. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2012 by DoroClem Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Men’s adventure, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
A young man working on his PhD thesis visits a remote village while doing some research. What he encounters is a very backwards society that is still very much into their traditional beliefs. They do not believe in modern medicine and instead rely on traditional healers. The young man has a new goal. He tries to bring modernisation to the society and meets his future wife in the process.
A Long Week
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 18,980. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Romance » Action/adventure
A romantic action adventure in the wilds of the Western Australian outback.
The Pole of Inaccessibility
Price: Free! Words: 76,540. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Travel
It’s 1979, and geologist Susan Engen has finally received her grant from the National Science Foundation to explore the Beardmore Glacier region of the Transantarctic Mountains for the super-concentrations of fossil fuels she is certain are there. While her work seems innocuous enough to the NSF, it is her intention to use her discovery to stop the inevitable exploitation to come.
a Tough Nut to Crack
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 76,260. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2012 by Martian Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Friar Franks investigates the geological anomalies at El Solitario in Texas and uncovers artifacts of a visitation by aliens in ancient times. Even more amazing is the realization he was drawn to the expedition because of a past life in that very place. His discovery sets off a series of events that reawakens old purposes when he realizes the battle he was engaged in at that time, continues still.