Water Wise Home and Balance Point
The Water-Wise Home: How to Conserve, Capture, and Reuse Water in Your Home and Landscape by Laura Allen
Paperback, 256 pages
Publisher: Storey Publishing, LLC (January 27, 2015)
ISBN-10: 1612121691; ISBN-13: 978-1612121697
Product Dimensions: 10.8 x 8.4 x 0.8 inches.
The Balance Point is a story of a search for something so mysterious that the main character doesn't even know what it is, or how to recognize it if he finds it. It touches on science, mathematics, economics, religion, and spirituality, in a manner that is both illuminating and disturbing.
Based on actual occurrences and factual scientific and environmental information, The Balance Point weaves a compelling adventure story into an ominous tapestry of planetary degradation. Jonathan is reluctantly goaded into satisfying the conditions of his deceased Aunt's cryptic Last Will, sending him on a puzzling journey to perplexing destinations. What he finds is worrisome, yet hopeful: something has gone missing in our collective human consciousness.
The Balance Point took first place in the Science/Nature/Environment category in the the 2018 TopShelf Indie Book Awards, won first place in the 2019 Book Excellence Awards in the Sustainability category, was a finalist in the Current Events/Social Change category in the Top Shelf Indie Book Awards, won the New York City Big Book Awards in two separate categories: Environment, and Spirituality, and took the Bronze in the 2019 Independent Publisher Book Awards Category: Essay/Creative Non-Fiction. The IPPY award is the largest book awards contest in the world: 5,500 entries from over 2,000 authors and publishers. Entries come from all 50 states, all of the Canadian provinces, and about a dozen other English-speaking countries.