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The Jungle

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 the hog squeal of the universe. Was it permitted to believe that Continue reading The Jungle

Flip the Bird

Flip the Bird

Author: © Kym Brunner Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt for Young Readers Publication Date: November 2016 Type: Novel Ordering: Amazon Social Media: Website – Twitter – Facebook – Subscribe to Newsletter Chapter One Today was the day I’d been dreaming about practically my whole life. Too bad it was sucking big time. I’d been given one Continue reading Flip the Bird

Balance of Fragile Things

Balance of Fragile Things

Author: © Olivia Chadha Type: Fiction Novel Publisher: Ashland Creek Press Ordering: Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Indie Bound, Apple Books Publication Date: October 11, 2012 Author Links: Website, Twitter “In the landscape of extinction, precision is next to godliness.” -Samuel Beckett “The past is never dead; it’s not even past.” -William Faulkner Vic When Joe Continue reading Balance of Fragile Things

Whisper of the Woods

Whisper of the Woods

Author: © D.G. Driver Publication Date: February 2014 Series: Juniper Sawfeather Series Publisher: Fire and Ice Young Adult Books Ordering: Lulu, Kindle, Smashwords Social Media: Author’s Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Author’s website Excerpt from Chapter Seven The sun had risen and cast a beautiful golden glow over the campsite. Its light hadn’t pierced the canopy of Continue reading Whisper of the Woods

Cry of the Sea

Cry of the Sea

Author: © D.G. Driver Publication Date: February 2014 Series: Juniper Sawfeather Series Awards: 2nd place in the YA category of the 2015 Green Book Festival for environmental themed books Publisher: Fire and Ice Young Adult Books Ordering: Lulu, Kindle, Smashwords Social Media: Author’s Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Author’s website Excerpt – Chapter Three They must be Continue reading Cry of the Sea

The Islands at the End of the World

The Islands at the End of the World

Author: © Austin Aslan Publisher: Random House Publication Date: September 2014 Social Media: Twitter (@Laustinspace), author blog, Facebook, Kirkus Reviews, Eco-fiction interview C H A P T E R 1 SUNDAY, APRIL 26 They’ve been getting bigger all evening. This one might be too big, but I can’t be choosy. Dad’s waiting on the bluff, Continue reading The Islands at the End of the World