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14 Fun Facts About the Galilean Moons of Jupiter: A 15-Minute Book
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,430. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Astronomy, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Technology / Aeronautics, Astronautics & Space Science
On January 7, 1610, Italian astronomer Galileo Galilei turned his newly developed telescope to Jupiter. He discovered four objects orbiting the giant planet. It took him another night’s observations to clearly distinguish between two of them. He called them “The Medicean planets”, after the Medici family. Find out more fun, fascinating facts about these four moons orbiting our largest planet.
Yellowstone
Price: Free! Words: 17,640. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Screenplays » Drama
In an apocalyptic super eruption an indignant and self-preserving ex-con smuggles himself and his estranged family into the exclusive underground safety bunkers but when disaster strikes he’s faced with making the ultimate sacrifice to save his loved ones and the remnants of humanity.
The Old Queen's Treasure
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 58,990. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Long before Captain Cook managed to blunder onto the Hawaiian Islands, a Chinese Treasure ship found her way there. Now an archeological team is looking into that visit. But murder dogs their footsteps. And the women of the Pono family are pulled in also. Everything, including the volcano, is primed to boil over. Third book of the Kohala Coast Mystery series.
Darla's Story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,060. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
DARLA'S STORY is book #0.5 of the ASHFALL trilogy (or should it be called a three-and-a-half-ology?) It’s told from Darla’s perspective, beginning with the eruption and ending when an injured stranger keels over in her barn. If you’re new to the world of ASHFALL, DARLA’S STORY is a great place to start. If you’ve read ASHFALL and loved Darla, this book was written for you. Enjoy!
Allano's Travels in Mexico and Guatemala
Price: Free! Words: 29,580. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Where to go and what to do in Mexico and Central America is explained by travel writer Allano from Australia. The budget traveler and backpacker will find this travel guide helpful. Armchair and senior travelers will be inspired to visit Latin America whilst they are still sprightly.
Survival II
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 35,470. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Personal & Practical Guides
The concepts and ideas contained within are intended for Society Ending Events (SEE) or The End of the World as We Know It (TEOTWAWKI). However, many of the concepts can apply equally to more mundane emergencies. Many readers asked for more advice and more solutions. I have attempted to provide that without straying too far from the original concept of the Survival book.
Matilda -The Story Mat Trilogy : Book 2
Price: Free! Words: 73,390. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action
Maximilian seems intent on placing Matilda in more dangerous situations each time she uses the Story Mat. In Book 2, Matilda travels to the City of Diamonds to help defeat The Jaguar; to a divided Chinese Empire with the challenge of uniting two cranky old men; and finally to the Ice Kingdom in an effort, with Maximilian, to solve the mystery of a frozen village and to settle old scores.
Scattered Ashes
Series: Scattered Ashes, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 56,000. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
This future fiction adventure finds two diggers salvaging what's left of the wastelands of Texas in hopes of buying their way across the ocean to a better tomorrow.
The Bones of the Kuhina Nui
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,920. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
For generations on the Big Island of Hawaii, the women of the Pono family have guarded the secret hiding place of the bones of Queen Ka'ahumanu, King Kamehameha's favorite wife and powerful ruler herself. Now as Haunani, matriarch of the family, feels old age approaching, she must turn over her responsibilities, and the family lands, to one of her four daughters. But which one?
We Walked to Space
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,860. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Adventure » Travel
Olympus Mons is a mountain so high its peak extends above the atmosphere. This is the mountain one young Martian has decided to climb in order to rekindle her self-worth after losing her job. But freezing temperatures, stratospheric storms and oxygen deprivation aren’t the only obstacles she’ll face in order to summit Olympus -- because the greatest dangers lurk within her fellow travellers.