Books tagged: ballad

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Poems That Make You Laugh
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 11,690. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2010. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
A collection of funny poems. Hailstorm Lighting's omen. Thunder's din. The sky has lost its marbles! May the tournament begin! Giraffe Short-horned colossus It's perfectly obvious. You're one part spindly legs, Nine parts esophagus. Lightning Bugs In my backyard They burn peepholes in the night And take snapshots of my house. Squall How blissful to note -- How at childbirth A world catche
Picking the Ballad's Bones: Book Two of The Songkiller Saga
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Series: The Songkiller Saga, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 77,830. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2010 by Gypsy Shadow Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
The ancient ballads of England, Scotland and Ireland are great stories to visit but nobody in their right mind would want to live there. There’s a high body count for every ballad and a happy ending usually involves boy meets girl and they end up sharing a grave.
Strum Again? Book Three of The Songkiller Saga
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Series: The Songkiller Saga, Book 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 106,380. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2010 by Gypsy Shadow Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
What started in the States ends in the States. The song-saving musicians are back home, with heads and hands full of songs they saved with the help of the Phantom Banjo, Lazarus. The soul-destroying devils haven’t given up on killing off the music though, along with everything else that’s maybe a little fun or keeps people human and sane. Even the debauchery devil, AKA Torchy Burns . . .
The Eighth House
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Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 97,220. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
Grandfather, expelled from his native land as a young man and facing death from exposure, is rescued by beings of the sky and transported to a world of strange beasts, powerful women, violent men, and telepathic demons. He meets Grenoth, a hoarder of secrets, Ilakein, a master of ancient wisdom who attempts to open his mind to forgotten realms, and sweet Lyta, a visionary and dreamer.
The Lay of Gilthol and Kirðral
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,000. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2011. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Epic
The Lay of Gilthol and Kirðral is the tale of two fae lovers who defied their families in order to be together. It is a tragic poem telling of the power of love.
Tunnel Vision
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Series: Quirky Verse. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,510. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2012. Category: Fiction » Poetry » U.K. Poetry
Another collection of quirky verse featuring some longer verses on subjects as diverse as flying saucers, fear of flying and dining room tables. Pausing along the way to ask, what if whales could fly? and do you need more than two pairs of shoes? Featuring 'The Ballad of Wayne and Bill' and 'Flying Over the Atlantic'. Puns and jokes as usual.
What is Song? 101 Questions People Ask About Music, Instruments and Singing – and for which You've Gotta Have Answers!
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 60,210. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Voice
This e-book introduces the subject of song and everything you always wanted to know about singing. Learn where the history of song comes from. Have you always wanted to sing but were told you are tone deaf? Learn what muscles blocks the ability to sing and how to move them out of the way to sing.
Second Sight
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 4,310. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2012. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
22 original poems written over a long and rich career, including the poet's reverie of working on the Mississippi ("Deck"), a pithy warning about utilitarian values ("Mute Love"), an elegy for Sylvia Plath, a primer ("How to Be a Poet in Ten Easy Lessons"), a lamentt("Ballad of the Orphan), a dark midwestern "Three Poems from Hell," a toungue-in-cheek "Ballad Fragments," and "Remembering Dreams."
The Many Dragons of Avordshire
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 700. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2012. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables
The long awaited sequel to 'The Dragons of Avordshire'. This story introduces the forty dragons that Harold encountered on his first adventure in the mystical country that is Avordshire.
Passing for Normal: Memoirs of a Cult Child
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 11,040. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2012. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Biography
In Passing for Normal Carl invites you into the mind of an unwitting cult member. With a series of short stories and scenes, he takes you on a journey through the early years of that child’s life, from birth to escape. The point of view ages with the boy, giving the reader a candid insight into what life was really like in the 1980s and 90s as a second-generation member of The Family International