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Myths and Maxims
By Josanne Leid
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,230. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore and legend
Myths and Maxims documents some of the beliefs and lore of Trinidad and Tobago and by extension the rest of the Caribbean. It is packed with elders' advice on how to survive in today’s world and the phrases that reflect these teachings.
Fuite de l'Absolu: Observations cyniques sur l'Occident postmoderne. volume II
By Paul Gosselin
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 212,010. Language: French. Published: April 16, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Evolution
Une société peut-elle se passer de mythes? C’est une question cruciale, car le mythe joue un rôle fondamental pour le développement d'une civilisation. Fuite volume II jette un regard décapant sur un monument culturel, la théorie de l'évolution. Il fait appel à des données provenant à la fois de l'anthropologie et de la philo de la science et expose les limites de la science.
100 Bigfoot Nights: A Chilling True Story
By Christine D. Parker
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 35,680. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2014 by Vegas Pulse LLC. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore and legend
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True story of a family tormented by Bigfoots. They have evidence to accompany their story.
The Wicked Lady
By John Barber
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,370. Language: British English. Published: February 27, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
The Wicked Lady is a 350 year old legend of a lady highwayman. Her name was Katherine Ferrers who lived at Markyate Cell, Hertfordshire. One night she was shot and mortally wounded, rode back to Markyate where she died and was buried in Ware, Herts. Her ghost is said to haunt the area still. The legend is retold along with the life of the Katherine Ferrers and the truth revealed.
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.
The Queen Must Live: Mythic Patterns of Royalty, Sexuality, and Mortality
By Neil D. Isaacs
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 76,380. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2014. Category: Essay » Literature
"The Queen Must Live" is a study of the eternal struggle between male strengths and female powers. Recurrent shared motifs, drawn from these stories, provide a chapter-by-chapter analysis. As a species that could be called Homo narratans, human beings have acknowledged and honored both sides of this perpetual, persistent conflict.
Blood & Incest: The Unholy Beginning of the Universe
By Timothy Stephany
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 84,970. Language: American English. Published: October 30, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore and legend
Volume 5 in the Paleoastronomy Series continues the journey of uncovering the beliefs of human prehistory through an investigation of the earliest moments of the mystical creation of the world, the arising of mythological characters representing the contending forces of the universe, and the uncovering of the strange divine origins of humankind.
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.
Quickening
By Kara Caldwell
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,740. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Fairy tales
A kiss awakens desire. Galatea slumbered in the rock, awaiting his touch. Now, Pygmalion comes to give her form. Tremble beneath the chisel’s bite. Thrill to the sculptor’s caress. Wake, to life. Each Flash Fiction Myth is 500 to 1,000 words long: the perfect size for a quick read. Experience ancient myth in modern form, featuring the women of mythology. Contains bonus story: Solace and Sorrow.
Taken
By John Kuykendall
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 74,520. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Military
'They came in our house and set up equipment in the living room," Pat said. 'The Army men wanted to talk to me the most. Me, an eleven-year-old girl with secrets in my head. But the aliens told me I couldn't tell because 'there will be those who will tamper with your mind.' And here they were, the tamperers, the Army men."
UFO Highway
By John Kuykendall
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 93,900. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
Once in a while there comes a book that changes our pre-conceived notions of a particular subject matter. The book UFO Highway by Anthony F, Sanchez, and J.A. Kuykendall, could just be such a book. Anthony Sanchez has spent over 20 years accumulating a wealth of pertinent information on the subject of the rumors behind UFOs in conjunction with some of the most significant military installations.
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.
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.
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.
The Key to Mythic Victoria
By Linda Foubister
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 73,420. Language: Canadian English. Published: March 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore and legend
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The "Key to Mythic Victoria" unlocks the secret to understanding the myths that define Victoria, the capital city of British Columbia. From the distant past when Hayls the Transformer changed the landscape through the more recent past when modern Argonauts searched for El Dorado to the present day, the myths and symbols surrounding Victoria bring its underlying layers to life.
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.
Tarot Scrolls
By Robyna Smith-Keys
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 9,000. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » General self-help
There are 22 Major Arcana Tarot Scrolls. The scrolls are a Psychic reading at your finger tips. By choosing three numbers your questions pertaining to your situation will be made clear. A DIY Psychic in a book. Easy to use for a quick answer.
The Chronicles of the Emperor Arthur: A Monograph on the Medieval Welsh Myths of Arthur
By Steven O'Donoghue
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,370. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore and legend
There have been many different accounts of the myth of King Arthur. One of the earliest versions originated from Wales, where Arthur was depicted as not just a king, but an emperor. This monograph examines a range of medieval Welsh stories and poems, with the intention of constructing a narrative of this ruler's life. Was Arthur a British hero, or an arrogant tyrant?
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.
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
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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.