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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.
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.
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
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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
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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!
Legends of the Lamed-Vav Volume 1, Number 1: Simple Chaim
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,770. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational
A young girl's world is falling apart. The Czar has commanded the Cossacks to attack her little village in the Pale of Russia. Only her frail mother's faith in an ancient legend, the Lamed-Vav, stands between Raizel and the total loss of all she loves. A simple tinker has come to the village. Could he be one of the mysterious Lamed-Vav? Could his simple acts of kindness be the village's salvation?
Celestial Earth Knights
Series: Celestial Earth Knights, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 77,740. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Two worlds collide, with Earth running out of resources... Mankind is forced to leave and seek out a new home. Unleashing; a plague on the universe named, Darkness born from the abyss of time and space hunting for souls. As he builds his army of soldiers, Silvermane deploys to Earth in search of those who remain pure of heart. As the clock ticks away, all of mankind hold their breathe..