2014-05-06T07:00:00Z The Handmaid's Tale meets The Hunger Games in this brilliantly imagined debut set in an ancient culture where only the queen may breed and deformity means death.
Flora 717 is a sanitation worker, a member of the lowest caste in her orchard hive where work and sacrifice are the highest virtues and worship of the beloved Queen the only religion. But Flora i...[Read More]
288 pages , Springer Nature , 2020-05-16 The depletion of petroleum-derived fuel and environmental concerns have prompted many millennials to consider biofuels as alternative fuel sources. But completely replacing petroleum-derived fuels with biofuels is currently impossible in terms of production capacity and engine compatibility. Nevertheless, the marginal replacement ...[Read More]
2021-06-01T07:00:00Z Double Blind follows three close friends and their circle through a year of extraordinary transformation. Set between London, Cap d'Antibes, Big Sur, and a rewilded corner of Sussex, this thrilling, ambitious novel is about the headlong pursuit of knowledge--for the purposes of pleasure, revelation, money, sanity, or survival--and the consequences of fleei...[Read More]
52 pages , 2015 "??In 2004, nearly two billion people did not have access to adequate, affordable and sustainable energy services, which are key in order to make firm progress towards development objectives. Created in June 2005, the ACP–EU Energy Facility aims to promote access to modern energy services for the poor in rural and peri-urban areas, with a strong focus on sub-Sa...[Read More]
32 pages , 2015-07-10 Included here are tips on recycling electronics and making items such as fabrics, books, and toys available for reuse. Facts about how much trash Americans produce and how that can be changed are included in this zippy introduction to reducing waste.
2009-10-13T07:00:00Z Heinrich involves us in his quest to get inside the mind of the raven. But as animals can only be spied on by getting quite close, Heinrich adopts ravens, thereby becoming a "raven father," as well as observing them in their natural habitat. He studies their daily routines, and in the process, paints a vivid picture of the ravens' world. At the heart of this book ar...[Read More]