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Shiny Things
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Price: Free! Words: 2,240. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
He came up to savor a tasty meal as it dripped from the garbage, but this night, Fango discovered something more valuable than food, like a morning sun that captured his own reflection.
A Guitar with Too Many Strings
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Price: Free! Words: 40,550. Language: British English. Published: April 2, 2014 by 7-books.net. Category: Fiction » Literature » Fairy tales
(4.00 from 1 review)
"Madness dances with brilliance" - a wild rock singer, a lonely white dolphin and other unworldly misfits emerge from their strange stories to challenge a young boy as to why. A gaunt tree leans wearily over them, like a guitar with too many strings. And the Angel leans on her gate, watching. - "Never seen anything quite like this"; "A unique & wonderful manuscript". - see Goodreads for reviews
Old Stories
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Price: Free! Words: 9,820. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2014. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy Tales & Folklore / Country & Ethnic
Is the Rabbit really cleverer than the Monkey? What is the moral of the story? Like other parts of the world, Mozambique has a rich oral literature of animal fables. Grandmothers still tell them to children, and the children respond in a chorus with the magical word "Karingana!"
Bad Apple
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Price: Free! Words: 1,290. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Fairy tales
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
“Once upon a time in a kingdom now disremembered, there lived a peasant girl by the name of Jonagold. Her hair was the colour of ginger, her skin dotted with freckles, her face round and comely.” Jonagold may sound like your typical fairy tale maiden—but her outer beauty hides an inner darkness.
The Clay Head Benediction
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Price: Free! Words: 55,230. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Fairy tales
Luke Kolbe is a lonely Pittsburgh apartment rental agent with big ideas inspired by his love of literature and art. Guided by his desire to create, he hides his tiny handmade sculptures in public places in hopes of inspiring other dreamers in this unpretentious lighthearted novel about humble idealism and sincere intentions in the face of ingrained suspicion.
Quality Food, Home Delivery
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Price: Free! Words: 1,230. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Fairy tales
Christian had been a thorn in Judy's side ever since the foster showed up at her home three years earlier. When child protective services showed up on her doorstep, she knew the runaway Ugly Duckling was out to cause her more trouble.
Fox in the Hen House
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Price: Free! Words: 2,370. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
Can a fox kit be raised by a mother hen? Originally published in Dancing in the Moonlight: Rainfurrest 2013 Charity Anthology.
Me llamo Siba y soy una piedra
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Price: Free! Words: 22,400. Language: Spanish. Published: January 14, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Fairy tales
¿Quién me iba a decir a mí, como piedra que soy, que la vida pudiera regalarme novedades, quién? ¿Cómo a una milenaria como yo, podían sacudir el alma tanto los movimientos de un humano? Desde la sorpresa al terror, desde el amor a la muerte, desde el silencio al estruendo, no hay mucho ni poco, tan solo el temblor de las primeras cosas, hasta para una piedra tan normal como yo. Dejo aquí las pala
Red
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Price: Free! Words: 3,160. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2013. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Red is a short fairy tale about a boy who finds love in his back yard. Red is a frog that the boy kisses and becomes a beautiful woman. The girl he has been dreaming of since he left his house for school.
The Knight and the Princess
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Price: Free! Words: 7,880. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Fairy tales
One uninterrupted gaze into the reflecting pool reveals everything there is to know about oneself. For a young knight who dreams of becoming king, and the princess who is determined to marry him, the fate of the realm unfolds before them… and nothing is what they expect.
История о Белом Голубе: Cказка о свободе
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Price: Free! Words: 5,620. Language: Russian. Published: December 4, 2013. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals
Это история о Белом Голубе, который отправляется в полет вокруг света, в поисках таинственного вороньего гнезда, в котором, как гласит поверье, вороны прячут всех белых голубей похищенных ими. Вот почему вокруг одни только серые голуби.
The Story About White Dove: A Fairy Tale About Freedom
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Price: Free! Words: 6,950. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2013. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals
This is a story about White Dove, who starts the flight around the world in search of the mysterious crow's nest in which, how the belief said, crows hide all white doves stolen by them. That's why there are only gray doves around.
The Searcher
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Price: Free! Words: 7,610. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Someday when you least expect it, you just might find yourself adrift and searching for answers. Whether your wayward soul be stranded in a thicket of dense woodlands or in a bramble of your own clever imagination is unimportant; what is important however is that when the time comes, you remember the lessons of this tale and rejoice in the mystery that is life itself.
The Mountain's Pride
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Price: Free! Words: 190. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Fairy tales
A fable written in an Aesopian style.
Gales, La Leyenda de Leureley, Vol. I
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Price: Free! Words: 169,100. Language: Spanish. Published: August 3, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
Fantasía épica capaz de codearse con las grandes obras del género
The Path Walkers
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Price: Free! Words: 33,940. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
In the very long ago Burmese jungle two young people, of enemy tribes, are wondering the same thing: why do our old people walk the path to never return? Why don’t they stay with the village and let us take care of them? They have deserved a rest. Instead, at the behest of the Lama, once a tribal member becomes a burden to the tribe and no longer contributes, he or she must walk the path.
The Butterfly Affect
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Price: Free! Words: 7,080. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Fairy tales
Why doesn’t eight-year-old Brett’s mother understand? All she wants is a pet. Since the family first moved to Texas a few months earlier, the girl has seen nary an alligator...either from her perch, high in the SUV motoring around the Urbs or the sub-urbs, or out the back or front doors at home. Why can’t her mother just get over what happened in coastal Florida to her three precious pups?
The Magical Balloon and the Moon
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Price: Free! Words: 750. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Fairy tales
A whimsical tale written as a non-sensical free-verse poem. Carly meets a clown at the fair who offers her a red balloon. Carly refuses to take the balloon because it is red, she would prefer a different color. The Clown is persistant that she must explain why she does not want the balloon...while Carly is persistant in
Doll Face
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Price: Free! Words: 760. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Fairy tales
Doll Face is a metaphorical story written in rhyming verse; an eerie tale about an uninvited "misfit" that dares to mingle at the prince's masquerade ball. Hired to be the chamber maid but her beauty allows her to mingle and be mistaken for the princess. Doll Face is removed from the castle into a foreboding path where she meets the green queen.
Smartly Ever After
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Price: Free! Words: 590. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Fairy tales
Written as a free verse story poem, "Smartly Ever After" is a tale about a girl named Daffodila who has always dreamed about marrying "Prince Charming". However, Daffodila is so preoccupied with her reflection in the mirror...preparing her hair and make up for the prince, she does not notice that it is her sister Roselida who has won the prince's charms.