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Tiny Earth Declares War on Earth
Price: Free! Words: 7,690. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
(5.00)
This is humor along the lines of The Hitchhikers Guide to the Universe. The president is coming into the Whitehouse after being elected and the Secretary of Defense tries to brief him about our microscopic nemesis and the building agression between the two planets. After the president realizes that he isn't being hazed his first day in office he needs a plan to defend earth.
The Secret Life of Mitochondria
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 19,330. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Nutrition, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Aging well
The Secret Life of Mitochondria seeks to explain the role of mitochondria (sub-cellular powerhouses) as a major component of the beneficial health effects of exercise and caloric restriction, and to provide a simple, but scientifically sound, template for using nutrition to maximize the body’s inherent ability to produce new mitochondria.
Far Out! 4
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,810. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Jack and his partner work to track down a killer who uses strange acids to disingrate and decapitate victims. The first victims are from the moon filled with casino resorts, so there are many possible suspects. Captain Fire keeps his officers working when they get stalled. It is amazing how the officers proceed! Unified physics technologies help make life and work easier throughout the story.
All Things Under the Moon
Price: Free! Words: 6,490. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
(4.40)
This story is written with the same multiple narrator style as William Faulkner's As I Lay Dying. Its about the reaction people have when they find out that the moon has started to rotate closer to the earth and will eventually cause the destruction of the planet. It primarily focuses on a young couple and their decision to have a baby or not when destruction is barely more than a year away.
A Plague of People
Price: Free! Words: 115,730. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Future Studies
(3.67)
People fill every part of the planet, using all resources and driving other species to extinction, until further expansion is impossible. The process and consequences are fully explored here with a science-based forecast of a complete collapse by 2030. The culture change urgently required is refused by a kamikaze culture of growth controlled by a foolhardy powerful minority.
Steve Jobs: Ten Lessons in Leadership
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,980. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2013 by Sports Entertainment Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Scientists, Inventors
"Steve Jobs: Ten Lessons in Leadership" is the work of national bestselling author and veteran tech news reporter Michael Essany. It explores the philosophies and values preached and practiced by Jobs throughout his career, though only some have been well-known until now. These are the ten lessons in leadership as exemplified by the incomparable life and legacy of Steve Jobs.
Company Men
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 81,740. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Adventure » Action
John’s list of allies is growing thin, and his enemies have begun to mobilize. Deceived, betrayed, and stranded, John must finally discover the long-hidden history of the Company’s mysterious founders if he ever hopes to be free of them once and for all. Company Men is Book Three of The Diaspora Trilogy.
Missing Signals
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 86,100. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Adventure » Action
Book Two of The Diaspora Trilogy. After a surprise encounter on a train bound for Moscow, John and Ronika become enigmatically separated with only seven days to find each other. While Ronika struggles to determine exactly where she’s appeared, John struggles to determine exactly when.
John Gone
Price: Free! Words: 100,820. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Adventure » Action
(4.25)
After finding a mysterious wristwatch buried in the sand, sixteen-year-old John suddenly finds himself teleporting farther and farther away from his home each day when the hands strike 3:14. Unable to deactivate the device or remove it from his arm, John must do what he can to survive when its dangerous creator comes looking for his lost invention. John Gone is Book One of The Diaspora Trilogy.
Prisoners of Eden
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 60,130. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2013 by Martian Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
The best and brightest scientists in the country are taken to a secret refuge in order to survive a world-ending cataclysm. A small group decides to try and circumvent the disaster but are told any attempt would be futile. Rather than sit cozy and watch the planet be destroyed, they escape the retreat and fight all government opposition to save the world in spite of the official inactivity.