Books tagged: folklore

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Ghostlore of Illinois Colleges and Universities
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 49,690. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2015 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Nonfiction » New Age » Supernatural, Nonfiction » New Age » The Paranormal
On a dark and stormy night on a college campus near you, a young coed is about to make a grisly discovery… or so the legend goes. At colleges and universities across Illinois, students tell ghostly tales, from beloved librarians who refuse to go home, to sad specters suffering from a broken heart. Join Michael Kleen as he explores the history and mystery behind these spooky campus tales.
Die Melodie der Wale: Schulausgabe
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 66,340. Language: German. Published: January 29, 2015 by Imajin Books. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
Mit detailliertem Diskussionsleitfaden für Lehrer! Dreizehn Jahre ist es her, dass der tragische Tod ihrer Mutter Sarah Richardsons Leben zerstörte. Schockierende Umstände führten bei dem trauernden Teenager zu einem teilweisen Gedächtnisverlust. „Bewegend … ansprechend und traurig.“ ―Booklist Es ist leichter, manche Dinge einfach zu vergessen...
Gnat Stokes and the Foggy Bottom Swamp Queen
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 31,700. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables
SAVE ME! When twelve-year-old Gnat Stokes comes upon this message from Goodlow Pryce, missing these past seven years, Gnat knows he's still alive. She's determined to save him and bring him home to his Appalachian mountain cove even if it means facing the evil Swamp Queen, Zelda, who lurks in nearby Foggy Bottom.
Flashing Steel, Flashing Fire: Ten Tales of Valor and the Imagination
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 44,940. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Anthologies » Horror
The vivid imagination of Matthew W. Quinn has carried him far from our mundane world to places of mystery, wonder, and terror. Now is your chance to join him on ten adventures, including a Danish youth's first Viking raid, the beginning of a nuclear conflict between the U.S. and an apartheid-like empire, and an attack by the terrifying wendigo.
Tales of Revelation and Despair
Price: Free! Words: 22,480. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Fairy tales, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
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Tales of Revelation and Despair is a collection of dark fairy tales divided into two books. Book one was written among the cemeteries, gypsy camps, and cold, clammy passageways of underground Paris. Book two was written in the desert, three years after my return. Told with traditional simplicity, each tale is an exploration of the ideal, the capacity of human potential, and the nature of despair.
New View of Old Fables
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 3,910. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Social Issues / Emotions & Feelings
The stories in this book are familiar fables told in a humorous manner. Each has a valuable message: the harmfulness of greed as in the story of Midas or the arrogance of the Hare in the Hare and the Rabbit; the lies of the boy shepherd of the Fake alarm which caused him an unpleasant life. Each story has a moral message that can readily be discussed with children.
Dark Tales of Sorrow and Despair
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,990. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Step into Ciprian Mitoceanu's horrific worlds, where sorrow and despair shake hands with (the illusion of) hope, and you will surely be getting a taste of what the young Romanian horror has best to offer.
Knight of the White Hart
Series: The Breton Lais. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 63,660. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2015 by Tirgearr Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Medieval
Guigemar is a Breton knight fighting beside King Arthur. His excels in all the courtly arts except love. Returning home, Guigemar is injured while hunting. The doe curses him: the wound will never heal until he meets his true love. Mad with pain, he stumbles to the shore where a ship sails him away. Waking from his fever, he sees a woman peering at him. And there his real troubles begin.
Skin of My Teeth: Volume 1 (Skinned: Book 3)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,150. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2014 by Leap Books. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Horror
A little healthy competition soon becomes all-out survival of the fittest as a group of teenaged monster-hunters are pitted against a pack of demons trading souls – for keeps. It’s all fun and games ’til somebody dies.
Witchcraft (Book 1 of The Meadowsweet Chronicles)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 118,810. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
A tale of witchcraft, demons and ghosts, blending traditional English folklore with the American Gothic.