The Adventures of The Sizzling Six: The Case of the Missing Piping Plovers

Author: © Claire Datnow Series: Adventures of the Sizzling Six (Book 8) Publisher: MediaMint Publication Date: July 2017 Type: Fiction Ordering: Amazon Social Media: Twitter, Amazon author page, Facebook, Goodreads, Pinterest, Eco-fiction, Enslow, YouTube, Instagram Excerpt: Middle Grade 42,317 words Piping Plover (Charadrius melodus): Named for its distinctive, melodic call and charismatic nature makes it […]

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 Mystery, is a sly send up of universities in general for their […]

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 first giant gardener’s space? Years ago, I travelled to Thailand for […]

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 […]

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. The place where we came from. Could this be true, when so […]

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 is a scientific anatomical feat, upon which experienced whale surgeons very much […]

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 minutes he’d experienced it thus far.  Everyone except him seemed to know […]

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 walls either. Or a roof. I have a small wooden table, a […]

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 for the day expecting to meet with this high school classmate at […]

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, Angela ascended the winding gravel road. She carried a flashlight, but she […]