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2012 Genesis - A New Beginning for Humanity
By Kelaiah
Price: Free! Words: 30,980. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Spiritual awakening
The date of 12-21-2012 in the Mayan Long Count Calendar is only the end of an epoch. There have been many epochs ending, and in each instance, another starts. The impending doom many fear is not found in any of the classic Maya accounts, and misrepresents Maya history, and culture. The reality is that in the future, goodness, lovingkindness, and harmony will reign, verified by many traditions.
Bigfoot Observer's Field Manual
By Robert W. Morgan
Price: $12.80 USD. Words: 24,430. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2010 by Pine Winds Press. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore and legend
Yah-ta-hey. Welcome! May I assume that you are interested in Forest Giants and wish to arrange your very own peaceful encounter? I won’t tell you that it is easy. Nevertheless, it is possible and even probable — but only if you follow to the letter the systematic sugges tions contained within this manual. Take care, my friend.
Œdipe mimétique
By Mark Anspach
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 28,120. Language: French. Published: October 25, 2010 by Editions de L'Herne. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore and legend
J’ai tout de suite été séduit par les pénétrantes analyses de Mark Anspach. L’Œdipe qu’il nous livre ici n’est pas celui du fameux complexe mais celui que le complexe dissimule. C’est un Œdipe pour notre temps, un Œdipe pris comme nous dans les symétries aveuglantes du désir mimétique.
Ghost Hunting from A to Z
By Lowell Lindeman
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 35,310. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore and legend
A complete guide to paranormal research from a scientific prospective. The Authors have spent the last four years creating a methodology with the intention of uniting the paranormal community while attempting to standardize on research methods. This book is packed with valuable information that will benefit you no matter what your experience level may be.
Trinidadian Folklore: A Journey Into The Night
By Nadia Persad
Price: Free! Words: 4,320. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2013 by Shudder Text Productions. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore and legend
The Caribbean is known for its beaches, its people, and its food. The southernmost island of Trinidad is no different, but there is another side that most don't see. It's a side that only comes out in the dead of night. Join me as I describe some of the colorful folklore characters from my home land. Turn off the lights and visit with lost souls, and ruthless shape-shifters.
The Uncommon Sense of the Immortal Mullah Nasruddin: Stories, jests, and donkey tales of the beloved Persian folk hero
By Ron J. Suresha
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 79,230. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2010 by Lethe Press. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore and legend
This entertaining and insightful retelling of more than 350 Mullah stories brings the famed Persian legend into the 21st Century. Storytellers, folklorists, Sufis, comedians, wisdom seekers, and everyone who loves to laugh will be enriched and enlightened by the timeless wit, inscrutable wisdom, and uncommon sense of humor of Mullah Nasruddin.
The Dragon Within Your Heart
By Meg Llewellyn
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 6,300. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2011 by Anamchara Books. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore and legend
None of us has ever seen a dragon in the external world—and yet all of us would recognize one if we did. This book of dragon folklore, quotes and stories reminds us that dragons don't exist "out there." Instead, they live within us, within our hearts as much as our imaginations. Dragons tell us something about our own natures. Sometimes, they even call to us with God's voice.
An Alphabet of Characters from Mythology
By Jane Palmer
Price: Free! Words: 5,070. Language: British English. Published: February 18, 2014 by Dodo Books. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Social Science / Folklore & Mythology
26 iconic deities from around the world, many still revered today, depicted in detailed, line artwork.
Goddess in the Grass: Serpentine Mythology and the Great Goddess
By Linda Foubister
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 74,140. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore and legend
The serpent – is it a symbol of evil or a form of the life-renewing Great Goddess? This fascinating investigation unlocks the archetype of the Serpent Goddess that lies hidden in the world's myths, fairy tales, and images. This updated edition includes additions to the dictionary of over 125 forms of the Serpent Goddess.
Tales from Brookgreen: Gardens, Folklore, Ghost Stories, and Gullah Folktales in the South Carolina Lowcountry
By Lynn Michelsohn
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 38,910. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
0.25 star(4.17 from 6 reviews)
History, Mystery, and Romance in the South Carolina Lowcountry! A haunted necklace . . . A trickster rabbit . . . An ingenious slave . . . A shrieking droll . . . A fiancé returned from the dead . . . all come to life in this charming collection of ghost stories and folklore from Brookgreen Gardens, four former rice plantations where a rich Gullah culture once flourished.
Irish Mythology
By David Huttner
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 125,010. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore and legend
Irish mythology, the world's best mythology, is too rich to cram into one book, even a three volume book like "Decoding the Deluge." As I said in DTD, it's "Everything you'd ever want to know about the deluge (Species War)." This work contains my interpretations of the cream of Irish Mythology, the myths and myth-tales collected by Jeremiah Curtin in the late 1800s from the Gaelic-speaking folk.
The Northwoods Conspiracy
By Ken Hudnall
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 134,430. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2011 by Grave Distractions Publications. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore and legend
Fake terror is nothing new. According to recently released files, our government planned Operation Northwoods to stage phony terror attacks against American citizens in the wake of the Bay of Pigs. Author Ken Hudnall dissects historical events and makes a compelling case that the false flag nature of Operation Northwoods has been pervasive since the Middle Ages.
Cherokee Clans: An Informal History
By Donald Panther-Yates
Series: Cherokee Chapbooks, Book 2. Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 6,410. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2013 by Panther's Lodge. Category: Nonfiction » History » Native American
The seven Cherokee clans are replicated in no other American Indian tribe. They are Wolf, Bird, Deer, Twister, Wild Potato, Panther and Paint. Find out about this ancient kinship system.
An Invitation to Kagura: Hidden Gem of the Traditional Japanese Performing Arts
By David Petersen
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 75,120. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
A unique, meticulously researched introduction to the exotic pageantry of kagura (Shinto theater), a performance style with roots predating even noh drama. This concise ebook version covers everything from the history of the kagura to choreography, masks, costumes, and even selected plays. If you think that Japanese theater ends with noh and kabuki...think again!
Crab Boy's Ghost, Gullah Folktales from Murrells Inlet's Brookgreen Gardens in the South Carolina Lowcountry
By Lynn Michelsohn
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,130. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Beware the Shrieking Droll!--a young boy, lost forever to a fierce sea creature, whose ghost now haunts the maze of Brookgreen marshes. Then enjoy the antics of friendlier animal residents from nearby Waccamaw swamp: Brother Frog, Rabbit, and Gator, each trying to outwit the other. Four charming Gullah folktales (5,000 words, 5 images) from the longer collection, "Tales from Brookgreen."
A Child's Eye View of Vampires
By Alan Leddon
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 24,060. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2013 by Spero Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Reference
Alan Leddon delights readers with this collection of exhaustively researched vampires and vampire like creatures from around the world. Explore the enormous variety of mythological and real world creatures that have been feared for centuries.
Belize: Land of the Maya
By The Florida Hooiser
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,960. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore and legend
Journey back in time and visit Belize, the land of the Maya, the ancient civilization who gave us the Maya calendar.
Fishful Thinking
By Uri Wernik
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,040. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / General
(5.00 from 1 review)
The book draws together proverbs, quotations and reflections on fish, and through them explores life itself. It fits into the category of gift, inspiration and self-help books. Fishful Thinking, challenges the reader with different and often amusing thinking assignments.
Mythical Journeys, Legendary Quests
By Moyra Caldecott
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 61,900. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2012 by Mushroom Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Fairy tales
The spiritual search... traditional stories from world mythology retold and explained by Moyra Caldecott.
IRELAND: Mythical, Magical, Mystical: A Guide to Hidden Ireland
By Christy Nicholas
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 51,300. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2013 by Tirgearr Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Do you find yourself drawn to the magic of the Emerald Isle? Would you like to see places beyond the typical tourist traps? Come, join me on a journey through the mists of legend, into the hidden places of mystery. Practical information on planning your trip to Ireland.