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Oki's Island
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,880. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Oki is fishing near his island-—the only land he has ever known-—when a storm arises. When the clouds clear, he finds he's lost at sea with only his wits and the meager provisions in his outrigger to sustain him. As he searches for home, he discovers islands both strikingly similar and strangely different from his own; people and places that challenge everything he believes to be true.
Barack, Lance, Oprah, & Rudy- Exploring Joseph Campbell's Hero's Journey in Contemporary American Society
You set the price! Words: 15,820. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Contemporary political
Joseph Campbell provided a series of steps that each person undergoes on their own unique Hero's journey. Although these steps are based on mythological stories from the beginning of time, they are all still highly relevant to our current world, and this book explores this idea in the lives of Barack Obama, Oprah Winfrey, Lance Armstrong, & Rudy Giuliani.
A Life Lived Twice: Elderly Reflections Using Joseph Campbell's Hero's Journey
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,750. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Joseph Campbell described people's movement through life in terms of a Heroic Journey. In this book the author explores this concept in the lives of four extraordinary seniors who all lived lives full of passion, loss, heartbreak, love, and ultimately redemption.
Capoeira: A Tale of Martial Arts Mastery, Mysticism and Love
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 64,330. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Ptah, a versatile and highly confident martial artist, has been the welterweight champion of his division for the past five years. His prowess in the ring is near legendary and he is popularly known as Ptah the Wizard...But lying just below the competitive struggles in the arena is a universal struggle of good vs. evil, of revenge and deception, of mysticism and history...
Catalyst (The Passage of Hellsfire, Book 1)
Series: The Passage of Hellsfire, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 105,950. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy, Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
For centuries, the kingdom of Alexandria has protected Northern Shala from the monstrous creatures lurking in the Wastelands. Now, a dark force threatens that fragile peace. A young villager named Hellsfire rescues Alexandria’s princess, alone and unarmed. His fear and fury unleash an uncontrollable magical force that grants him the power to save the princess—and change the world.
Escape (The Prisoner and the Sun #1)
Series: The Prisoner and the Sun. Price: Free! Words: 51,050. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
Young Iliff believes his prison world to be all there is. But when a stranger tells him the fantastic tale of a long-ago escapee, Iliff resolves to learn the truth. Thus begins his quest to find the Sun. But to get there he must first venture beyond the very walls he is charged with upholding and into realms deep and dark, where fearsome creatures lurk.
The Buddhacarita - A Modern Sequel: The Poetic Saga of Buddha's Life from Birth to Enlightenment
Price: Free! Words: 13,070. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
The Buddhacarita, Asvaghosa's second century sanskrit poem, is the oldest existing story of Buddha's life. The saga begins with Buddha's magical birth and ends with his enlightenment. The ancient myth presents Buddha's relentless inquiry into the nature of reality and artfully weaves together an archetypal hero's journey, Buddhist philosophy, phantasmagorical occurrences, and historical facts.
Romancing The Sword Book One: Kingdom of the Void
Series: Romancing The Sword ยท The Legend of Sabra Daishen, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 101,680. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
Fleeing an arranged marriage, the young prince of Silveneir, Montesinos DeSilva, leaves a life of luxury for exile in neighbouring Daricia.
Coren
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 87,890. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
Ages have passed into time immemorial since the Ancient Ones displaced the Old Magic of the Dragons with their New Magic. But the New Magic fostered enmity between factions, who warred until they were myth and legend - now nearly forgotten. And the New Magic faded. There were those chosen to protect the relics until the time prophesied. Until the time of Coren.
Your Pursuit of Greatness - a workbook
Price: $7.67 USD. Words: 30,270. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration
You have the potential for greatness and you know it. With clarity and humor but neither reverence nor restraint, Ransom proves that you have everything you need to fulfill your greatest potential. We’ll have our cynical moments, some sarcasm, too, but always with the appreciation that great challenges have been met by millions of human beings. There is no compelling reason to exclude you!