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Oink: A Food for Thought Mystery

Author: JL Newton Publisher: IndieBound Publication Date: April 2017 Type: Fiction Ordering: Amazon, IndieBound, Books, Inc., Berkeley and Book Passages (Corte Madera, California) Social Media: Author website, Facebook, Pinterest, Twitter Expanding the Meaning of “Deep Ecology” My novel, Oink. A Food for Thought…

Beautiful Giant

Authors: © Margi Prideaux Publisher: Stormbird Press Publication Date: February 2017 Type: Nonfiction Social Media: Website, Facebook, Twitter From behind came a sound, swish, phwom, swish, phwom. My heart fluttered inside my chest. Could it be what I had been hoping for since…

The Jungle

Author: Upton Sinclair License: In the public domain Original Publication Date: 1906 *Warning: May Contain Graphic Material* Excerpt from Chapter 2 One could not stand and watch very long without becoming philosophical, without beginning to deal in symbols and similes, and to hear…

All Things Breathe Alike

Authors: © Donna Mulvenna, Jessica Groenendijk, and Margi Prideaux Publisher: Stormbird Press Publication Date: February 2017 Type: Nonfiction Ordering: Free e-book available from Donna Mulvenna, Jessica Groenendijk, and Margi Prideaux Where Journeys Begin (Introduction) Some believe the natural world is our real home.…

Moby Dick

Author: Herman Melville (public domain copyright) Publication Date: October 18, 1851 Excerpt from Chapter 70, The Sphynx It should not have been omitted that previous to completely stripping the body of the leviathan, he was beheaded. Now, the beheading of the Sperm Whale…

Beef, Mat Blackwell

Author: © Mat Blackwell Publication Date: May 23, 2016 Type: Novel Ordering: Amazon Kindle, Paperback Antisocial Media: Author Website Beef (excerpt) Despite Luka’s wonderful advice, the party had been exactly the awkward ordeal Royston had been expecting, for the one hour and ten…

The Silence Spreading across the Natural World

Author: © Donna Mulvenna Type: Prose Author Links: YouTube, Goodreads, Pinterest, Facebook “The earth has music for those who listen.” – George Santayana I see a lot of trees from my office window. Although, I don’t actually have a window. I don’t have…

The Green and the Red

Author: © Armand Chauvel Translator: Elisabeth Lyman Publisher: Ashland Creek Press Type: Fiction Publication Date: 2014 Ordering: Amazon Social Media: Goodreads, Facebook, Our Hen House Review Chapter 1 Léa scanned the menu desperately in search of an escape route. She’d come to Paris…

The Tourist Trail

Author: © John Yunker Type: Fiction Novel Publisher/Ordering: Ashland Creek Press Publication Date: 2010 Author Links: Website, Book, Twitter When the land has nothing left for men who ravage everything, they scour the sea. — Tacitus PART I: In Absentia Angela In darkness,…

Survival Skills

Author: © Jean Ryan Type: Short Story Collection Publisher: Ashland Creek Press Publication Date: April 1, 2013 Ordering: Amazon Author Links: Website, Facebook, Twitter Excerpt from Survival Skills – “Migration” Eating her toast at the breakfast bar, Erica watched the geese browse. She…