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Pulses: Nutritious seeds for a sustainable future by FAO Pulses: Nutritious seeds for a sustainable future by July 29, 2016 28604 words Read a sample
The aim of raising global awareness on the multitude of benefits of pulses was integral to the International Year of Pulses. This coffee table book is part guide and part cookbook— informative without being technical.
Состояние лесов мира 2016:  Леса и сельское хозяйство: проблемы и возможности землепользования by FAO Состояние лесов мира 2016: Леса и сельское хозяйство: проблемы и возможности землепользования by July 29, 2016 39897 words Read a sample
В докладе "Состояние лесов мира (СОФО) – 2016" на примере успехов, достигнутых во Вьетнаме, Гане, Гамбии, Грузии, Коста-Рике, Тунисе и Чили, показано, что можно добиться повышения продуктивности сельского хозяйства и укрепления продовольственной безопасности и одновременно с этим остановить и даже обратить вспять процесс обезлесения.
Ketogenic Cookbook: Ketogenic Diet Recipes, Food, Snacks, Cooking Book by Dale Anderson Ketogenic Cookbook: Ketogenic Diet Recipes, Food, Snacks, Cooking Book by July 29, 2016 4944 words Read a sample
Ketogenic Cookbook: Ketogenic Diet Recipes, Food, Snacks, Cooking Book. The Ketogenic Diet is quickly become one of the greatest diets there is. Thousands of people including celebrities are adopting it everyday to achieve their fat burning and weight loss goals. The Ketogenic Diet is a high protien, low carb diet that helps you shed weight and burn fat like no other.
Hold Your Horses by Maxwell Grantly Hold Your Horses by July 29, 2016 2443 words Read a sample
Two small elves are treated to a gift, a pair of hobby horses, at the annual village fete. When they discover that the donkey derby has been cancelled, chaos results.
Dear Diary by Maxwell Grantly Dear Diary by July 29, 2016 2827 words Read a sample
In this ebook, the reader is introduced to some of the background of two young elves, in the form of a humorous diary. This book forms part of a series telling the childhood adventures of Maxwell and Skippy.
Ice Cream Vegan Recipes: Soul Satisfying Ice Cream Vegan Diet Recipes to supplement a Vegetarian and Raw Vegan Lifestyle by supershake Ice Cream Vegan Recipes: Soul Satisfying Ice Cream Vegan Diet Recipes to supplement a Vegetarian and Raw Vegan Lifestyle by July 29, 2016 8122 words Sample 20%
This book is for anyone who wants to go vegan but is afraid of living life without one of life's great pleasures - ICE CREAM. Let this book open your mind to the possibilities of Vegan Ice Cream recipes. It has a list of vegan recipes that include vegan sorbet and slush recipes, vegan fruit ice cream recipes, vegan sundae recipes etc.
The Rising Son by Emma Peterson The Rising Son by July 29, 2016 19124 words Read a sample
Xan Dawson is finally growing up thanks to a new boyfriend and almost being killed by his vampire father's maker. Despite the nightmares caused by the latter, he is determined to make his parents proud when tasked with welcoming an acquaintance to the Rising Sun. All goes well... until the vampire makes a revelation that forces him to confront a life choice that he'd rather not contemplate at all.
The Vampire Cats by Maxwell Grantly The Vampire Cats by July 29, 2016 4769 words Read a sample
A pair of elves raise two small falcons from abandoned eggs. Later these falcons rescue a wishing tree from a forest fire and the resultant wish leads to the most magical adventure involving vampire cats.
Calum's Sword by Leigh Barker Calum's Sword by July 29, 2016 13316 words Read a sample
CLAN - Season 1: Calum’s Sword. Episode 1 of 12 rip-roaring adventures following a true hero in a time of war. "A edge-of-your-seat Saturday matinee!" Now in the hugely successful Bitesize Read format - a 1-hour read. Calum Maclean is a sword-for-hire and a thorn in the side of anyone who sets himself up as Authority.
Lunar Dream by Maxwell Grantly Lunar Dream by July 29, 2016 1444 words Read a sample
One night, two small elves share a mutual dream that involves a journey to the moon, accompanied by their pet kittens. A bizarre and fantastical adventure results, as they sleep.
The Wither Trials, Book 1: The Portals by Mark Mulle The Wither Trials, Book 1: The Portals by July 29, 2016 6137 words Read a sample
Herobrine has brought to life a creature of legends: the Wither. Under the promise of an ancient artifact known as the Nether Star, Herobrine has tasked the Wither to three tasks. This will be no easy task for the Wither, as each portal is heavily guarded by the wits and magic of the one known as Steve.
Conker Bonkers by Maxwell Grantly Conker Bonkers by July 29, 2016 3774 words Read a sample
Two young elves discover the springtime secret of the Horse Chestnut tree. They use this information to locate every conker tree in the village with very exciting results.
Shiver m'Timbers by Maxwell Grantly Shiver m'Timbers by July 29, 2016 2955 words Read a sample
Two small elves hide their ears beneath wide-brimmed pirate hats, as they travel to the seaside for a day out. The resulting confusion leads to a most unexpected conclusion.
One for the Road by Christopher Forward One for the Road by July 29, 2016 3765 words Read a sample
2008 and the world is in financial turmoil. Chris Curtis loses his job and then his family. Sitting forlornly, one evening, underneath Broadstairs’ picturesque clock tower, Chris finds himself flung back into another time. Is it a dream? Or a quirk of fate?
An Affair of the Heart by Christopher Forward An Affair of the Heart by July 29, 2016 2792 words Read a sample
David Cole is having a quiet dinner in a Parisian restaurant situated on the bank of the River Seine. Seeing a young woman crying her eyes out a few tables away, David makes a crucial life-defining decision and invites her over to join him. What will be the outcome? Find out in “Affair of the Heart”.
A Clear Vision by J. Samuel A Clear Vision by July 29, 2016 821 words Read a sample
This poetry book was written to remind people of the importance of enjoying your life.
Zimmerman Watch by Mixy Boothroyd Zimmerman Watch by July 29, 2016 543 words Read a sample
The acids within my burly leucistic timber wolf stomach boiled angrily and vigorously with increasingly ravenous hunger as I opened nearly every bread drawer and pantry in the entire kitchen of the house and was mystified to not even find a single mouse crumb; or let alone, not even a single mouse for that matter at all in sight.
The Sugar Monster by Maxwell Grantly The Sugar Monster by July 29, 2016 2079 words Read a sample
Two small elves are asked to visit the village store for a bag of sugar. On their journey, the younger elf is told about the existence of a dreadful sugar monster that reigns in the village.
DEATH OF PURENESS by MPoetB DEATH OF PURENESS by July 29, 2016 35 words Read a sample
Death has always walked with us in the shadows. But sometimes the saddest things in life. Is saying goodbye to your love ones. But also saying Hello and seeing something for the First time.
Runs Like Clockwork by Maxwell Grantly Runs Like Clockwork by July 29, 2016 24304 words Read a sample
An elderly clockmaker constructs an automation, using the remains of a stuffed toy and some miscellaneous clock components. However, it becomes stolen and must learn to make sense of its new clockwork life.
The Stolen Egg by Maxwell Grantly The Stolen Egg by July 29, 2016 0 words Read a sample
A spiv is deceived into stealing an egg from the ruins of a nearby castle. Before he is able to pass on the egg, it hatches into a tiny dragon that escapes to cause mayhem.
The Early Days by Maxwell Grantly The Early Days by July 28, 2016 2307 words Read a sample
A pair of hedgehogs are rescued from death on a busy road but tragedy results, leaving the hedgehogs to care for a pair of baby elves. The elves find themselves in the care of a local church and seek to find a loving family.
The Ghostman by Maxwell Grantly The Ghostman by July 28, 2016 9114 words Read a sample
A local magician becomes known as the Ghostman as he explores the town’s history and he discovers a ghoulish past. Each of his adventures results in the discovery of a tragic tale and a petrifying ghost story.
The Incredible Adventure of Fingers and Boston by Maxwell Grantly The Incredible Adventure of Fingers and Boston by July 28, 2016 0 words Read a sample
A steampunk street urchin discovers a stray dog with a weirdly shaped tag hanging from its collar. As he tries to discover the meaning of the dog tag, a thrilling adventure results.
Hide and Seek - part 8 - Rhyming & Non Rhyming Poems by Nikhil Parekh Hide and Seek - part 8 - Rhyming & Non Rhyming Poems by July 28, 2016 12699 words Read a sample
This Book which has 34 differently titled Poems , is actually part 8 of the Book titled – Hide and Seek – Rhyming & Non Rhyming Poems ( 702 pages ) .
Hide and Seek - part 7 - Rhyming & Non Rhyming Poems by Nikhil Parekh Hide and Seek - part 7 - Rhyming & Non Rhyming Poems by July 28, 2016 16525 words Read a sample
This Book which has 50 differently titled Poems , is actually part 7 of the Book titled – Hide and Seek – Rhyming & Non Rhyming Poems ( 702 pages ) .
Hide and Seek - part 6 - Rhyming & Non Rhyming Poems by Nikhil Parekh Hide and Seek - part 6 - Rhyming & Non Rhyming Poems by July 28, 2016 13117 words Read a sample
This Book which has 50 differently titled Poems , is actually part 6 of the Book titled – Hide and Seek – Rhyming & Non Rhyming Poems ( 702 pages ) .
Hide and Seek - part 5 - Rhyming & Non Rhyming Poems by Nikhil Parekh Hide and Seek - part 5 - Rhyming & Non Rhyming Poems by July 28, 2016 20003 words Read a sample
This Book which has 50 differently titled Poems , is actually part 5 of the Book titled – Hide and Seek – Rhyming & Non Rhyming Poems ( 702 pages ) .
Hide and Seek - part 4 - Rhyming & Non Rhyming Poems by Nikhil Parekh Hide and Seek - part 4 - Rhyming & Non Rhyming Poems by July 28, 2016 12364 words Read a sample
This Book which has 50 differently titled Poems , is actually part 4 of the Book titled – Hide and Seek – Rhyming & Non Rhyming Poems ( 702 pages ) .
Hide and Seek - part 3 - Rhyming & Non Rhyming Poems by Nikhil Parekh Hide and Seek - part 3 - Rhyming & Non Rhyming Poems by July 28, 2016 14111 words Read a sample
This Book which has 50 differently titled Poems , is actually part 3 of the Book titled – Hide and Seek – Rhyming & Non Rhyming Poems ( 702 pages ) .
Hide and Seek - part 2 - Rhyming & Non Rhyming Poems by Nikhil Parekh Hide and Seek - part 2 - Rhyming & Non Rhyming Poems by July 28, 2016 13628 words Read a sample
This Book which has 50 differently titled Poems , is actually part 2 of the Book titled – Hide and Seek – Rhyming & Non Rhyming Poems ( 702 pages ) .
Villains of the Apocalypse by James Harden Villains of the Apocalypse by July 28, 2016 12360 words Read a sample
VILLAINS OF THE APOCALYPSE Before the Oz Virus took over… Before the Nationwide Quarantine… Before 22 million people died... It began in the desert. Villains of the Apocalypse is a short story set before the events that take place in THE SECRET APOCALYPSE. It is approximately 8,000 words long.
First Time Threesome by Dick Powers First Time Threesome by July 28, 2016 3474 words Read a sample
In First Time Threesome a department store clerk is propositioned after he sells a measuring scale needed by a very hot blond stud to measure “very heavy things.” An invite to the man's home to assist in 'the measuring' turns into something much more erotic when it is revealed that he has a stunningly sexy partner who wants to play too. Huge weights handled with care.
A Arte do Terror - Volume 3 by Elemental Editoração A Arte do Terror - Volume 3 by July 28, 2016 27866 words Read a sample
O terceiro Volume do projeto, A Arte do Terror, vem com um grande diferencial dos outros três livros. Agora todos os contos estão em uma temática única, Epidemia é o tema desta edição.
The Warrior's Beckoning by Patrick Howard The Warrior's Beckoning by July 28, 2016 45211 words Read a sample
A war is raging amid the unknown. Both sides, light and dark, are gathering their warriors to do battle.
The Secret Island by Dante2 The Secret Island by July 28, 2016 3457 words Read a sample
An extraordinary adventure in which a Rousseauesque natural man living in an idyllic island is frustrated to find that the mystery of money precludes him from proceeding with his capitalist vision until a possible solution by negative inflation is explained to him.
Blood Wings: Los ángeles errados by vimeldmay Blood Wings: Los ángeles errados by July 28, 2016 35226 words Read a sample
"Blood Wings: Los Ángeles Errados" es un libro de género fantástico repleto de acción y aventuras. Su protagonista es James Rot, un joven con la maldición de alojar un ángel en su interior. No recuerda su infancia, no sabe cómo llegó a ser quién es. Sus alas desgarran su espalda en cada muestra de poder mientras la lucha entre ángeles y demonios desprecia la vida humana.
In-Correction by Wayne Stewart In-Correction by July 28, 2016 67201 words Read a sample
A prison tale of a kid in a candy store that turns into a boy toy in a bargain basement when a typo sends him to the wrong correctional institute.
How Putin and Assad Created the Islamic State by Iakovos Alhadeff How Putin and Assad Created the Islamic State by July 28, 2016 33719 words Read a sample
How Putin and Assad Created the Islamic State in order for Assad to stay in power and for Putin to block the Qatar-Turkey pipeline.
The New Wolf Shepherd by Mixy Boothroyd The New Wolf Shepherd by July 28, 2016 811 words Read a sample
It had been damn near two years since my literal sister and comrade in arms, Nina Guenard had been unruly laid to rest by the hideous swine and pack of atrocious wharf rats known as the Philadelphia Police Department
The Last Enemy - Part 3 - 2024-2054 by Luca Luchesini The Last Enemy - Part 3 - 2024-2054 by July 28, 2016 47665 words Read a sample
Part 3 of the Last Enemy, where the world order unravels following the ill-managed prohibition of Telomerax in the public domain, that sparks revolts and conflict on a worldwide scale. The team of Louis Picard endures bitter losses, fighting to avoid the collapse of mankind triggered by the environmental disasters of war.
Nashville Fling and Nashville Flirt by Bethany Michaels Nashville Fling and Nashville Flirt by July 28, 2016 27752 words Read a sample
Now in one volume, both Kingston Sisters novellas: Nashville Fling (Emily's Story) and Nashville Flirt (Sarah's version of the story).
Timothy's Big Adventure by Maxwell Grantly Timothy's Big Adventure by July 28, 2016 0 words Read a sample
Timothy was George’s pet tortoise and playmate. Discover Timothy’s big adventure when he fell into a black hole behind a bag of potatoes.
Teddy's Many Hats by Maxwell Grantly Teddy's Many Hats by July 28, 2016 0 words Read a sample
Teddy had a huge collection of hats. However, Teddy had a dilemma: which hat should he wear when he told his boy how much he is loved.
Sprocket and the Sparrow by Maxwell Grantly Sprocket and the Sparrow by July 28, 2016 0 words Read a sample
A robot spies a sparrow at the window of a busy factory. He seeks to learn more about this beautiful bird and discovers an awful secret about the woodland next door.
Leif's Quest by Maxwell Grantly Leif's Quest by July 28, 2016 0 words Read a sample
A young elf must complete a gallant and noble quest in order to partner his childhood sweetheart. Adventures ensue when he decides that he should cross the Great Rift, from Fantasia, and enter the world of people.
Nashville Flirt by Bethany Michaels Nashville Flirt by July 28, 2016 13070 words Read a sample
You read Emily's passionate love story in Nashville Fling, now find out what really happened between Sarah and Bo during their crazy Nashville weekend from Sarah's perspective! Country music star Bo Branson is exactly the kind of man Sarah Kingston doesn't want in her life. Sure, he's sexy, charming and surprisingly sweet when he wants to be. But he's a no-plans, no-responsibility, no-regrets kin
Mandestroy by James Hockley Mandestroy by July 28, 2016 34855 words Read a sample
Kantal has had to fight his way through life. His mother gave him a girl's name - what chance did he have? But what he lacks in fortune, he makes up for in stubborn perseverance. And now his country needs him. Because Kantal has a talent, and he has a plan. Can he earn the the respect he needs to fulfil his potential? And beyond that - can he bring victory from the jaws of defeat?
The Joker: A Grayson Trilogy Short Story by Georgia Rose The Joker: A Grayson Trilogy Short Story by July 28, 2016 6113 words Read a sample
This is a romantic suspense short story, perfect with your morning coffee, afternoon tea or while enjoying your late night tipple. A tale of the morning after the night before, this story gives you a delicious glimpse into the background of a character who has proven to be a favourite for readers of the Grayson Trilogy. However, you do not need to have read that to enjoy this.
Hide and Seek - part 1 - Rhyming & Non Rhyming Poems by Nikhil Parekh Hide and Seek - part 1 - Rhyming & Non Rhyming Poems by July 28, 2016 12409 words Read a sample
This Book which has 50 differently titled Poems , is actually part 1 of the Book titled – Hide and Seek – Rhyming & Non Rhyming Poems ( 702 pages ) .