The Life of the Bee , Maurice Maeterlinck & Alfred Sutro


Published in: itune > Nature,Books,Science & Nature,Fiction & Literature,Life Sciences,Lifestyle & Home,Pets,Ecology > Fun Games | Published on 29/Jun/2020 19:24

2020-01-14T08:00:00Z
"If the bee disappeared off the face of the earth, man would only have four years left to live."

Maurice Maeterlinck received the 1911 Nobel Prize for Literature, for this excellent book about the life of bees. Far from being an entomologist's study paper, this magnificent poetic work puts the nature of this very special insect centre stage....[Read More]



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Squeeze Me , Carl Hiaasen


Published in: itune > Mysteries & Thrillers,Books,Fiction & Literature > Fighting Games | Published on 10/Feb/2020 21:16

2020-08-25T07:00:00Z
From the best-selling author of Skinny Dip and Razor Girl, a hilarious new novel of social and political intrigue, set against the glittering backdrop of Florida's gold coast.

It's the height of the Palm Beach charity ball season: for every disease or cause, there's a reason for the local luminaries to eat (minimally), drink (maximall...[Read More]



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Three Californias , Kim Stanley Robinson


Published in: itune > Science Fiction,Books,Sci-Fi & Fantasy,Fiction & Literature > Fighting Games | Published on 10/Feb/2020 01:32

2020-02-04T08:00:00Z
FROM THE INTERNATIONALLY BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF RED MARS AND NEW YORK 2140

Before Kim Stanley Robinson terraformed Mars, he wrote three science fiction novels set in Orange County, California, where he grew up. These alternate futures--one a post-apocalypse, one an if-this-goes-on future reminiscent of Philip K. Dick, and one an ecolo...[Read More]



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The Tusk That Did the Damage , Tania James


Published in: itune > Literary,Books,Fiction & Literature,Action & Adventure > Kids Safe Games | Published on 18/Nov/2019 17:16

2015-03-10T07:00:00Z
From the critically acclaimed author of Atlas of Unknowns and Aerogrammes, a tour de force set in South India that plumbs the moral complexities of the ivory trade through the eyes of a poacher, a documentary filmmaker, and, in a feat of audacious imagination, an infamous elephant known as the Gravedigger.

Orphaned by poachers as a calf and ...[Read More]



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High Tide in Tucson , Barbara Kingsolver


Published in: itune > Essays,Books,Fiction & Literature,Science & Nature,Nature > Kids Safe Games | Published on 18/Nov/2019 15:13

2009-03-17T07:00:00Z
"There is no one quite like Barbara Kingsolver in contemporary literature," raves the Washington Post Book World, and it is right. She has been nominated three times for the ABBY award, and her critically acclaimed writings consistently enjoy spectacular commercial success as they entertain and touch her legions of loyal fans.
In High Tide in Tucson, she retu...[Read More]



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Island , Aldous Huxley


Published in: itune > Literary,Books,Fiction & Literature,Classics > Educational Games | Published on 01/Oct/2019 07:06

2010-01-05T08:00:00Z
In his final novel, which he considered his most important, Aldous Huxley transports us to the remote Pacific island of Pala, where an ideal society has flourished for 120 years.

Inevitably, this island of bliss attracts the envy and enmity of the surrounding world. A conspiracy is underway to take over Pala, and events are set in motion when an agent of...[Read More]



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Small Wonder , Barbara Kingsolver


Published in: itune > Essays,Books,Fiction & Literature,Science & Nature,Nature > Educational Games | Published on 30/Sep/2019 23:17

2009-10-13T07:00:00Z
In twenty-two wonderfully articulate essays, Barbara Kingsolver raises her voice in praise of nature, family, literature, and the joys of everyday life while examining the genesis of war, violence, and poverty in our world

From the author of High Tide in Tucson, comes Small Wonder, a new collection of essays that begins with a parable gleaned from recent ...[Read More]



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Oryx and Crake , Margaret Atwood


Published in: itune > Literary,Books,Fiction & Literature,Sci-Fi & Fantasy,Science Fiction > Educational Games | Published on 30/Sep/2019 14:10

2003-05-06T07:00:00Z
From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Handmaid's Tale

Oryx and Crake
is at once an unforgettable love story and a compelling vision of the future. Snowman, known as Jimmy before mankind was overwhelmed by a plague, is struggling to survive in a world where he may be the last human, and mourning t...[Read More]



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Forty Signs of Rain , Kim Stanley Robinson


Published in: itune > Adventure,Books,Sci-Fi & Fantasy,Science Fiction & Literature,Fiction & Literature,Action & Adventure > Educational Games | Published on 30/Sep/2019 12:50

2004-06-01T07:00:00Z
The bestselling author of the classic Mars trilogy and The Years of Rice and Salt presents a riveting new trilogy of cutting-edge science, international politics, and the real-life ramifications of global warming as they are played out in our nation's capital--and in the daily lives of those at the center of the action. Hauntingly yet humorously realistic,...[Read More]



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Red Mars , Kim Stanley Robinson


Published in: itune > High Tech,Books,Sci-Fi & Fantasy,Science Fiction & Literature,Adventure,Fiction & Literature > Educational Games | Published on 30/Sep/2019 11:46

1993-01-01T08:00:00Z
Winner of the Nebula Award for Best Novel o Discover the novel that launched one of science fiction's most beloved, acclaimed, and awarded trilogies: Kim Stanley Robinson's masterly near-future chronicle of interplanetary colonization.
 
For centuries, the barren, desolate landscape of the red planet has beckoned to humankind. Now a group of ...[Read More]



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MaddAddam , Margaret Atwood


Published in: itune > Adventure,Books,Sci-Fi & Fantasy,Science Fiction & Literature,Fiction & Literature,Literary > Educational Games | Published on 30/Sep/2019 11:44

2013-09-03T07:00:00Z
From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Handmaid's Tale

In this final volume of the internationally celebrated MaddAddam trilogy, the Waterless Flood pandemic has wiped out most of the population. Toby is part of a small band of survivors, along with the Children of Crake: the gentle, bioengineered quasi-human specie...[Read More]



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Blue Mars , Kim Stanley Robinson


Published in: itune > High Tech,Books,Sci-Fi & Fantasy,Science Fiction & Literature,Adventure,Fiction & Literature > Educational Games | Published on 30/Sep/2019 10:30

1996-06-01T07:00:00Z
Winner of the Hugo Award for Best Novel o One of the most enthralling science fiction sagas ever written, Kim Stanley Robinson's epic trilogy concludes with Blue Mars--a triumph of prodigious research and visionary storytelling.
 
The red planet is no more. Now green and verdant, Mars has been dramatically altered from a de...[Read More]



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