Broomhandle Books

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Broomhandle Books is a small press publishing in the areas of literary fiction, non-fiction, craft patterns and historical reprints. See our publication list below for the types of books and articles we publish.

If you are writing in the areas of knitting, antique weaponry or literary fiction and need help taking your work to press electronically, please contact us. We do accept unsolicited manuscripts at this time.

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You can contact us with questions, comments or proposals at broomhandlebooks@gmail.com

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Cathedral Window Winter Cloche Hat
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Series: Aran Inspired Hats and Scarves, Book 20. Price: $2.98 USD. Words: 3,310. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2014 by Broomhandle Books. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Crafts & Hobbies
This marvelous cloche hat delights the eye with its easily inserted cathedral windows. Knitted quickly as one piece, in four connected sections, it is finished using a circular needle for a seamless hat band. Complete with reference photos, this multi-page pattern is ready for an advanced (or ambitious) beginner to undertake a colorful winter knitting project.
Pinwheel Hat Knitting Pattern
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Series: Aran Inspired Hats and Scarves, Book 19. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,190. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2014 by Broomhandle Books. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Crafts & Hobbies
This marvelous cloche hat tempts the eye with its pinwheel effect. Knitted quickly and easily, in four connected sections as one piece, it is finished using a circular needle for a seamless hat band. The detailed multi-page pattern comes complete with reference photographs. Skill Level: Advanced (or Ambitious) Beginner
Renaissance Fair Slouch Hat
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Series: Aran Inspired Hats and Scarves, Book 18. Price: $2.97 USD. Words: 2,890. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2014 by Broomhandle Books. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Crafts & Hobbies
This wonderful slouch hat, inspired by the colorful patchwork caps and snoods seen at Renaissance fairs around the country, requires extremely basic knitting skills. The pattern describes how to create either a straight band or a roll band. The full array of reference photographs, gives you ideas for color schemes using four or eight colors. Skill Level: Advanced (or Ambitious) Beginner.
Twist and Twirl Winter Cloche Hat
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Series: Aran Inspired Hats and Scarves, Book 17. Price: $2.98 USD. Words: 3,670. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2014 by Broomhandle Books. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Crafts & Hobbies
This marvelous cloche hat intrigues the eye by appearing to be knitted in separate directions. It provides a “twist and twirl” effect. However, it is knitted easily, in four connected sections, as one piece and finished using a circular needle for a seamless hat band. There are two hat band options: straight band or roll band. The pattern includes beret point instructions and many photographs.
The Infinity Jar
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Series: Short Stories, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,700. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2014 by Broomhandle Books. Category: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
Children will be children. But, when they begin telling stories and the line between imagination and reality becomes cloudy ... well ... questions emerge from just about everywhere.
Story 31: A Dwarf
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Series: Sample Titles from Pu Songling, Book 20. Price: Free! Words: 830. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2014 by Broomhandle Books. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
This Smashwords edition of Strange Stories from a Chinese Studio was transcribed from the 1908 Second Edition of a translation by Herbert A. Giles. Broomhandle Books has edited the stories to provide modern punctuation and styling so as to make them more accessible to a reader in this e-book format. In addition, Chinese personal and place names have been rendered into modern pinyin.
Traditional House Slippers for Children
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Series: Traditional House Slippers, Book 4. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 800. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2014 by Broomhandle Books. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Crafts & Hobbies
Children love these slippers! They can be made in bright, varied colors, making them a delight to the eyes. Besides being a great way to use up scrap yarns, these will keep the children's feet warm on any surface. This multi-page pattern, complete with reference photographs, provides detailed instructions on how to create these quick knit slippers.
Traditional House Slippers for Women
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Series: Traditional House Slippers, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 750. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2014 by Broomhandle Books. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Crafts & Hobbies
This multi-page knitting pattern, complete with reference photographs, provides detailed instructions to create stretch-to-fit traditional house slippers for women. These make great holiday gifts and help to use up scrap yarns in an effective and much appreciated manner.
Traditional House Slippers for Men
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Series: Traditional House Slippers, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 780. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2014 by Broomhandle Books. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Crafts & Hobbies
If you ever doubted that adult males love house slippers, make a pair of these. They will become a great tradition in your family! Christmas presents solved forever. This multi-page knitting pattern, complete with photographs, provides detailed instructions to create stretch-to-fit traditional house slippers for men or for women with shoes sizes about the standard size nine.
Zifa Gong: Spontaneously Generated Energy
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Series: Alternative Healing Strategies, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,830. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2014 by Broomhandle Books. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Healing
Spontaneously generated energy (zifa gong) is exactly what it says. It is the practice of spontaneously generating energy inside your body for the purpose of self-repair, self-healing and self-enhancement. As a form of qigong, zifa gong is the simplest form of qigong to learn and practice. This book provides an introduction to its theory, practice and potential usefulness.
Sweet Potato Pancakes and Muffins: Gluten, Dairy, Egg and Sugar Free
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Series: Elimination Diet Recipes, Book 4. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,860. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2014 by Broomhandle Books. Category: Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Health & healing / gluten-free
Whether you are just starting an elimination diet or you already know food allergies or sensitivities are part of your life, sweet potato pancakes and muffins are a good start to replace wheat-based pancakes and breads. This book contains three recipes for sweet potato based pancakes and muffins. Thrown in for good measure is a "Special Note" to show you how to make Fluffy Pancakes, as well!
Aran Simple Plait Winter Hat with Matching Scarf
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Series: Aran Inspired Hats and Scarves, Book 16. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 1,710. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2014 by Broomhandle Books. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Crafts & Hobbies
This multi-page knitting pattern, complete with photographs, provides detailed instructions to create a beautiful winter cloche style hat featuring the Aran simple plait against the background of a reverse stockinette stitch. The matching scarf pattern is a larger simple plait set against a garter stitch. Hat skill level: Advanced Beginner. Scarf Skill level: Intermediate Beginner
Aran Simple Plait Winter Hat
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Series: Aran Inspired Hats and Scarves, Book 15. Price: $2.97 USD. Words: 1,350. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2014 by Broomhandle Books. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Crafts & Hobbies
This multi-page knitting pattern, complete with photographs, provides detailed instructions to create a beautiful winter cloche style hat featuring the Aran simple plait against the background of a reverse stockinette stitch. The hat is knitted in the round. Skill level: Advanced Beginner.
Aran Simple Plait Winter Scarf
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Series: Aran Inspired Hats and Scarves, Book 14. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 660. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2013 by Broomhandle Books. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Crafts & Hobbies
This multi-page knitting pattern, complete with photographs, provides detailed instructions to create a lovely, stylish winter scarf that sports the traditional Aran simple plait, set off on a background of garter stitch. The scarf is thick and warm as well as both soft and lightweight. It knits up very quickly! Skill level: Intermediate Beginner
Mother - Daughter Belt Loop Hat
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Series: Aran Inspired Hats and Scarves, Book 13. Price: $2.98 USD. Words: 1,590. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2013 by Broomhandle Books. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Crafts & Hobbies
This multi-page pattern, complete with reference photographs, knits up into a lovely and stylish cloche cap or beanie. The cap is snug and warm as well as soft and lightweight. Made with cotton yarn, it’s perfect for spring or fall weather. I’ve called it a Belt Loop Hat because the garter stitches running through it appear to be a belt running through loops. Skill Level: Advanced Beginner.
Amaranth Cookies: Gluten Free, Dairy Free, Egg Free, Sugar Free
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Series: Elimination Diet Recipes, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,970. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2013 by Broomhandle Books. Category: Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Health & healing / gluten-free
If food allergies or sensitivities are part of your life, you know gluten free, egg free, dairy free and sugar free baked goods are difficult to find and/or make. Those types of recipes are even harder to find! These amaranth cookies are a good start in helping to replace the baked snack foods to which you may have been accustomed. Cookies simply don't come any more "elimination diet allowed!"
Moss and Cobblestone Hat with Matching Cowl and Scarf
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Series: Aran Inspired Hats and Scarves, Book 12. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,000. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2013 by Broomhandle Books. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Crafts & Hobbies
This multi-page knitting pattern, complete with photographs, provides detailed instructions to create a beautiful Aran inspired cloche style hat featuring the traditional moss stitch along with matching cowl and scarf. Hat and cowl are knitted in the round. Hat and cowl skill level: Advanced Beginner. Scarf is knitted in rows on short needles. Scarf skill level: Beginner
Moss and Cobblestone Hat with Matching Scarf
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Series: Aran Inspired Hats and Scarves, Book 11. Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 2,080. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2013 by Broomhandle Books. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Crafts & Hobbies
This multi-page knitting pattern, complete with photographs, provides detailed instructions to create a beautiful Aran inspired cloche style hat featuring the traditional moss stitch along with a matching scarf. Hat is knitted in the round. Hat skill level: Advanced Beginner. Scarf is knitted in rows on short needles. Scarf skill level: Beginner
Moss and Cobblestone Hat with Matching Cowl
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Series: Aran Inspired Hats and Scarves, Book 10. Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 2,490. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2013 by Broomhandle Books. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Crafts & Hobbies
This multi-page knitting pattern, complete with photographs, provides detailed instructions to create a beautiful Aran inspired cloche style hat featuring the traditional moss stitch along with a matching cowl. Both items are knitted in the round. Skill level: Advanced Beginner.
Moss and Cobblestone Hat
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Series: Aran Inspired Hats and Scarves, Book 9. Price: $2.97 USD. Words: 1,480. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2013 by Broomhandle Books. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Crafts & Hobbies
This multi-page knitting pattern, complete with photographs, provides detailed instructions to create a beautiful Aran inspired cloche style hat featuring the traditional moss stitch. Skill level: Advanced Beginner.
Checkerboard Hat with Matching Scarf
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Series: Aran Inspired Hats and Scarves, Book 7. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 2,820. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2013 by Broomhandle Books. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Crafts & Hobbies
This multi-page knitting pattern, complete with photographs, provides detailed instructions to create a beautiful slouch hat in regular and large sizes along with a matching checkerboard patterned scarf. Skill level: Advanced Beginner.
Checkerboard Slouch Hat
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Series: Aran Inspired Hats and Scarves, Book 6. Price: $2.97 USD. Words: 2,620. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2013 by Broomhandle Books. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Crafts & Hobbies
This multi-page knitting pattern, complete with photographs, provides detailed instructions to create a beautiful slouch hat in regular and large sizes. Skill level: Advanced Beginner.
Fluffy Pancakes: Gluten Free, Dairy Free, Egg Free, Sugar Free
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Series: Elimination Diet Recipes, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,110. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2013 by Broomhandle Books. Category: Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Courses & Dishes / Breakfast
If food allergies or sensitivities are part of your life, you know gluten free, egg free, dairy free and sugar free bread type products are difficult to make. Those types of recipes are even harder to find! These perfect “fluffy pancakes” are a good start in helping to replace the wheat-based pancakes and breads to which you may have been accustomed.
Browning FN Hi-Power: An Engraved Mystery
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,130. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2013 by Broomhandle Books. Category: Nonfiction » Antiques & Collectibles » Weapons
In 2009 an engraved 1935 Browning FN Hi-Power in perfectly preserved condition appeared for sale online. Purportedly a personal gift from Chiang Kai-shek, the gun had been carefully stored away until finally sold as part of an estate. This article looks into the mystery of the gun's provenance. How had this Browning passed from a once powerful Asian leader to an American soldier during WWII?
Strange Stories 21 - 30
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Series: Strange Stories, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,640. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2013 by Broomhandle Books. Category: Fiction » Historical » Paranormal
This Smashwords edition of Strange Stories from a Chinese Studio was transcribed from the 1908 Second Edition of a translation by Herbert A. Giles. Broomhandle Books has edited the stories to provide modern punctuation and styling so as to make them more accessible to a reader in this e-book format. In addition, Chinese personal and place names have been rendered into modern pinyin.
Story 24: Miss A-Bao or Perseverance Rewarded
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Series: Sample Titles from Pu Songling, Book 19. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,860. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2013 by Broomhandle Books. Category: Fiction » Classics
This Smashwords edition of Strange Stories from a Chinese Studio was transcribed from the 1908 Second Edition of a translation by Herbert A. Giles. Broomhandle Books has edited the stories to provide modern punctuation and styling so as to make them more accessible to a reader in this e-book format. In addition, Chinese personal and place names have been rendered into modern pinyin.
Story 23: Miss Lianxiang
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Series: Sample Titles from Pu Songling, Book 18. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,780. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2013 by Broomhandle Books. Category: Fiction » Classics
This Smashwords edition of Strange Stories from a Chinese Studio was transcribed from the 1908 Second Edition of a translation by Herbert A. Giles. Broomhandle Books has edited the stories to provide modern punctuation and styling so as to make them more accessible to a reader in this e-book format. In addition, Chinese personal and place names have been rendered into modern pinyin.
Hypnosis Scripts for the Novice
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Series: Alternative Healing Strategies, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,380. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2013 by Broomhandle Books. Category: Nonfiction » Psychology » Hypnotism
While many people are curious about hypnosis and its practice, simple, standard inductions scripts seem to be well-guarded trade secrets. The scripts in this short ebook are the result of the author's self-study of induction methods used by some hypnotherapists. Recommended only for the purpose of completing a self-study in hypnosis, these scripts provide an idea of how hypnosis is carried out.
Packing Beauty for the Road
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Series: Alternative Healing Strategies, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,810. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2013 by Broomhandle Books. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Aging well
For the veteran world traveler or the first time adventurer, Packing Beauty for the Road provides simple, versatile and mobile basics for how to care for your skin without high priced lotions. Based on the methods and knowledge of a French masseuse, the instructions in this guide present the essentials for maintaining healthy skin and the key points for leveraging that knowledge into a business.
Story 22: The Boon Companion
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Series: Sample Titles from Pu Songling, Book 17. Price: Free! Words: 1,230. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2012 by Broomhandle Books. Category: Fiction » Classics
This Smashwords edition of Strange Stories from a Chinese Studio was transcribed from the 1908 Second Edition of a translation by Herbert A. Giles. Broomhandle Books has edited the stories to provide modern punctuation and styling so as to make them more accessible to a reader in this e-book format. In addition, Chinese personal and place names have been rendered into modern pinyin.
Strange Stories 11-20
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Series: Strange Stories, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 23,680. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2012 by Broomhandle Books. Category: Fiction » Classics
This Smashwords edition of Strange Stories from a Chinese Studio was transcribed from the 1908 Second Edition of a translation by Herbert A. Giles. Broomhandle Books has edited the stories to provide modern punctuation and styling so as to make them more accessible to a reader in this e-book format. In addition, Chinese personal and place names have been rendered into modern pinyin.
Story 18: Little Zhu
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Series: Sample Titles from Pu Songling, Book 16. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,870. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2012 by Broomhandle Books. Category: Fiction » Classics
This Smashwords edition of Strange Stories from a Chinese Studio was transcribed from the 1908 Second Edition of a translation by Herbert A. Giles. Broomhandle Books has edited the stories to provide modern punctuation and styling so as to make them more accessible to a reader in this e-book format. In addition, Chinese personal and place names have been rendered into modern pinyin.
Story 17: The Shui-Mang Plant
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Series: Sample Titles from Pu Songling, Book 15. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,230. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2012 by Broomhandle Books. Category: Fiction » Classics
This edition of Strange Stories from a Chinese Studio was transcribed from the 1908 Second Edition of a translation by Herbert A. Giles. The Shui-Mang Plant is one of the collection's longest and most compelling stories. Broomhandle Books has edited The Shui-mang Plant to provide modern punctuation and styling so as to make it more accessible to readers in this e-book format.
Story 16: The Magic Sword
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Series: Sample Titles from Pu Songling, Book 14. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,700. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2012 by Broomhandle Books. Category: Fiction » Classics
This Smashwords edition of Strange Stories from a Chinese Studio was transcribed from the 1908 Second Edition of a translation by Herbert A. Giles. Broomhandle Books has edited the stories to provide modern punctuation and styling so as to make them more accessible to a reader in this e-book format. In addition, Chinese personal and place names have been rendered into modern pinyin.
Story 15: Miss Yingning, or the Laughing Girl
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Series: Sample Titles from Pu Songling, Book 13. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,020. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2012 by Broomhandle Books. Category: Fiction » Classics
This Smashwords edition of Strange Stories from a Chinese Studio was transcribed from the 1908 Second Edition of a translation by Herbert A. Giles. Broomhandle Books has edited the stories to provide modern punctuation and styling so as to make them more accessible to a reader in this e-book format. In addition, Chinese personal and place names have been rendered into modern pinyin.
Story 14: Judge Lu
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Series: Sample Titles from Pu Songling, Book 12. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,550. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2012 by Broomhandle Books. Category: Fiction » Classics
This Smashwords edition of Strange Stories from a Chinese Studio was transcribed from the 1908 Second Edition of a translation by Herbert A. Giles. Broomhandle Books has edited the stories to provide modern punctuation and styling so as to make them more accessible to a reader in this e-book format. In addition, Chinese personal and place names have been rendered into modern pinyin.
Story 13: The Trader's Son
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Series: Sample Titles from Pu Songling, Book 11. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,460. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2012 by Broomhandle Books. Category: Fiction » Classics
This Smashwords edition of Strange Stories from a Chinese Studio was transcribed from the 1908 Second Edition of a translation by Herbert A. Giles. Broomhandle Books has edited the stories to provide modern punctuation and styling so as to make them more accessible to a reader in this e-book format. In addition, Chinese personal and place names have been rendered into modern pinyin.
Story 12: The Painted Skin
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Series: Sample Titles from Pu Songling, Book 10. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,310. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2012 by Broomhandle Books. Category: Fiction » Classics
This Smashwords edition of Strange Stories from a Chinese Studio was transcribed from the 1908 Second Edition of a translation by Herbert A. Giles. Broomhandle Books has edited the stories to provide modern punctuation and styling so as to make them more accessible to a reader in this e-book format. In addition, Chinese personal and place names have been rendered into modern pinyin.
Strange Stories 1 - 10
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Series: Strange Stories, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,950. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2012 by Broomhandle Books. Category: Fiction » Classics
This Smashwords edition of Strange Stories from a Chinese Studio was transcribed from the 1908 Second Edition of a translation by Herbert A. Giles. Broomhandle Books has edited the stories to provide modern punctuation and styling so as to make them more accessible to a reader in this e-book format. In addition, Chinese personal and place names have been rendered into modern pinyin.
Story 8: Miss Jiao Nuo
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Series: Sample Titles from Pu Songling, Book 8. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,840. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2012 by Broomhandle Books. Category: Fiction » Classics
This Smashwords edition of Strange Stories from a Chinese Studio was transcribed from the 1908 Second Edition of a translation by Herbert A. Giles. Broomhandle Books has edited the stories to provide modern punctuation and styling so as to make them more accessible to a reader in this e-book format. In addition, Chinese personal and place names have been rendered into modern pinyin.
Elf Boots for Toddlers
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Series: Elf Boot Dorm Slippers, Book 4. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 1,440. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2012 by Broomhandle Books. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Crafts & Hobbies
This multi-page knitting pattern, complete with photographs, provides detailed instructions to create elf boots for toddlers. This pattern is a great way to use up scrap yarns. Pattern details how to integrate different colors with the main color to artfully accent the bottom, body and cuffs. Skill Level: Beginner
Story 7: The Marriage of the Fox's Daughter
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Series: Sample Titles from Pu Songling, Book 7. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,140. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2012 by Broomhandle Books. Category: Fiction » Classics
This Smashwords edition of Strange Stories from a Chinese Studio was transcribed from the 1908 Second Edition of a translation by Herbert A. Giles. Broomhandle Books has edited the stories to provide modern punctuation and styling so as to make them more accessible to a reader in this e-book format. In addition, Chinese personal and place names have been rendered into modern pinyin.
Story 6: The Buddhist Priest of Changqing
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Series: Sample Titles from Pu Songling, Book 6. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,280. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2012 by Broomhandle Books. Category: Fiction » Classics
This Smashwords edition of Strange Stories from a Chinese Studio was transcribed from the 1908 Second Edition of a translation by Herbert A. Giles. Broomhandle Books has edited the stories to provide modern punctuation and styling so as to make them more accessible to a reader in this e-book format. In addition, Chinese personal and place names have been rendered into modern pinyin.
Story 5: The Taoist Priest of Laoshan
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Series: Sample Titles from Pu Songling, Book 5. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,740. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2012 by Broomhandle Books. Category: Fiction » Classics
This Smashwords edition of Strange Stories from a Chinese Studio was transcribed from the 1908 Second Edition of a translation by Herbert A. Giles. Broomhandle Books has edited the stories to provide modern punctuation and styling so as to make them more accessible to a reader in this e-book format. In addition, Chinese personal and place names have been rendered into modern pinyin.
Story 4: Planting a Pear Tree
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Series: Sample Titles from Pu Songling, Book 4. Price: Free! Words: 1,080. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2012 by Broomhandle Books. Category: Fiction » Classics
This Smashwords edition of Strange Stories from a Chinese Studio was transcribed from the 1908 Second Edition of a translation by Herbert A. Giles. Broomhandle Books has edited the stories to provide modern punctuation and styling so as to make them more accessible to a reader in this e-book format. In addition, Chinese personal and place names have been rendered into modern pinyin.
Story 3: The Painted Wall
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Series: Sample Titles from Pu Songling, Book 3. Price: Free! Words: 1,530. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2012 by Broomhandle Books. Category: Fiction » Classics
This Smashwords edition of Strange Stories from a Chinese Studio was transcribed from the 1908 Second Edition of a translation by Herbert A. Giles. Broomhandle Books has edited them with a more modern format, including punctuation and styling, to make them more accessible to a reader in this e-book format. In addition, Chinese personal and place names have been rendered into modern pinyin.
Middle Eastern Fortune Telling in Shanghai
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Series: China Adventure, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,950. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2012 by Broomhandle Books. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Everywhere in Asia fortune tellers are willing, but not necessarily able, to give meaning to your life. They offer you all sorts of prescient methods from which to choose. One can take the results from any method with a grain of salt or put faith in them and live accordingly. I was a pragmatic naysayer, until fortune telling came home to roost one afternoon in a small restaurant in Shanghai.
Story 2: The Talking Pupils
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Series: Sample Titles from Pu Songling, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 1,450. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2012 by Broomhandle Books. Category: Fiction » Classics
This Smashwords edition of Strange Stories from a Chinese Studio was transcribed from the 1908 Second Edition of a translation by Herbert A. Giles. This publisher attempted to edit them with a more modern format, including punctuation and styling, to make them more accessible to a reader in this e-book format. In addition, Chinese personal and place names have been rendered into modern pinyin.
Story 1: Examination for the Post of Guardian Angel
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Series: Sample Titles from Pu Songling, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 1,340. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2012 by Broomhandle Books. Category: Fiction » Classics
This Smashwords edition of Strange Stories from a Chinese Studio was transcribed from the 1908 Second Edition of a translation by Herbert A. Giles. This publisher attempted to edit them with a more modern format, including punctuation and styling, to make them more accessible to a reader in this e-book format. In addition, Chinese personal and place names have been rendered into modern pinyin.
Taking the Long Way Home: An Unexpected Adventure from Shanghai to Hangzhou
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Series: China Adventure, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,650. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2012 by Broomhandle Books. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Undisputedly, Hangzhou, known for its extravagant natural beauty and thousands of years of tea and silk culture, is simply the most traditionally elegant city in China. It is a "must see" on an China itinerary. But, be careful how you get there!
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Books

The Zimmermann Telegram: Analysis and Criticism
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Series: Continuing Education, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,410. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » History
The Zimmermann Telegram by Barbara Tuchmann is a key work examining the question of what prompted the U.S. to enter World War I. This short analysis and criticism, part of our Continuing Education Series, hopes to provide readers with a general, but thoughtful, review of Barbara Tuchmann's research into how Woodrow Wilson, despite his long held stand on non-intervention, managed a shift to war.
An Experiment of One
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Series: Elimination Diet Recipes, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,270. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Alternative medicine
Everyone wants to be physically and emotionally healthy. Everyone wants to live in a state of maximum wellness. How to achieve that end is always the question. In a surprising turn of events, one individual who thought she had tried it all discovered the unique perspective of how to perform an "experiment of one" in order to regain a state of good health she had not dreamed possible.

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