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God Damsel
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 10,890. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2014. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
"The poems are like the bizarre, hybrid-mutant animals slithering around the island of Dr. Moreau—cross-breeds of humor, whimsy, sharp intelligence, and deep—near unspeakable—sadness." Jennifer L. Knox
Shiny Things
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Price: Free! Words: 2,240. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
He came up to savor a tasty meal as it dripped from the garbage, but this night, Fango discovered something more valuable than food, like a morning sun that captured his own reflection.
Rose & Lily: A Sapphic Fairytale
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Series: Sapphic Fairytales. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,410. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2014 by Stillpoint Digital Press. Category: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian
When Rose's father fails to come back from an attempt to rescue a princess, she does not hesitate to strap on her father's old armor and ride into the dark forest. There she defeats a cursed knight and learns his secret, and then goes to rescue the sleeping princess from the castle's tower. And how does one wake a princess from a magical sleep? (A work- and family-safe lesbian folktale.)
綠牡丹全傳
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,920. Language: Chinese (traditional). Published: June 3, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Fairy tales
The Complete Story of the Green Peony. 书名: 綠牡丹全傳
THE BIRD-HEADED WIFE AND OTHER STORIES
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Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 4,650. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Fairy tales
An interesting collection of strange and magical fiction stories that you've never read before, that will blow your mind .....
Whispers to The Moon Are Always Heard By Cats
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Series: Jason Andrew's Short Story Megapacks, Book 5. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 16,350. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Corporations bowdlerized the old fairy tales to make them suitable for mass consumption. Whispers to the Moon Are Always Heard By Cats is a collection of dark fantasy fiction stories by Jason Andrew that explore the shadows in those old tales to see what relevance they hold in modern days and nights.
I Am Mary, Touch Me Not
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,390. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
This immaculate Mary, whom men also love, is again reshaping the universe in her womb, from which she will give birth to it. And though the birth is at the end of her pain cycle she is nevertheless beatified and adored, just like the other Mary. A conceptual parfable by the author of Morning Star, Euphosyne’s Task and Influenca’s Needful Finitude.
Maisie's Butterfly
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Price: $1.60 USD. Words: 11,280. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Fairy tales
Six year old Maisie has always loved painting. She loves the feel of the paint and the pictures she can make: her paints are her prize possessions. Then one day, something unexpected happens, and Maisie’s paintings become more than just pictures on the page.
Old Stories
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Price: Free! Words: 9,820. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2014. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy Tales & Folklore / Country & Ethnic
Is the Rabbit really cleverer than the Monkey? What is the moral of the story? Like other parts of the world, Mozambique has a rich oral literature of animal fables. Grandmothers still tell them to children, and the children respond in a chorus with the magical word "Karingana!"
The Twelve Brothers
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 11,870. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2014 by Kissed Publications. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fairy Tales
A wonderfully illustrated and mystical treatment of the original Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm's The Twelve Brothers. After unwittingly entrapping her brothers in an enchanted spell, a princess is determined to free them again.
Once Upon a Time, Relative To the Observer
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Price: $3.14 USD. Words: 2,480. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Fairy tales
This compilation is a playful reflection on history, literature, societal memes and, of course, Science; parodying the progression of scientific principles with changes in literary style through the ages. These popular works convey scientific hallmarks in a whimsical and humorous manner whilst preserving the language and many of the themes of the original works.
Bad Apple
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Price: Free! Words: 1,290. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Fairy tales
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
“Once upon a time in a kingdom now disremembered, there lived a peasant girl by the name of Jonagold. Her hair was the colour of ginger, her skin dotted with freckles, her face round and comely.” Jonagold may sound like your typical fairy tale maiden—but her outer beauty hides an inner darkness.
The Invisible Layer
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Series: Acoustic Funambulist, Book 10. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,390. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
Going forth in an ever expanding reality, the Acoustic Funambulist's journey takes the turns of his own artistry, pushing beyond the limits of the known universe. In this tenth episode, the aerialist faces the obstacle of his own stubbornness anchored in a past that is no longer relevant.
Tortoise Gets Even
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Price: $1.25 USD. Words: 1,100. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2014. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
This retelling of a trickster story shows the smaller tortoise besting the larger bullies, the elephant and the whale. In this tale the trickster is friendly, clever, successful, and certainly entertaining. His story is a good read for elementary students and fun for all who like good tricks.
Coxlilia
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,070. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2014 by Solemn Chanting Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Fairy tales
His sister's life hanging on the scales of karma, a boy embarks on a magical journey. Only the mystical coxlilia can save his loved one from the grips of illness. Unfortunately, the stories reveal very little about how it can be found. Desperate but determined, the young man journeys into the forest and through a magical portal where a trial of faith, healing, and self-discovery awaits.
Quality Food, Home Delivery
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Price: Free! Words: 1,230. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Fairy tales
Christian had been a thorn in Judy's side ever since the foster showed up at her home three years earlier. When child protective services showed up on her doorstep, she knew the runaway Ugly Duckling was out to cause her more trouble.
The Piper's Songs
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,270. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Fairy tales
A fable about how the Pied Pier found his tunes.
Fox in the Hen House
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Price: Free! Words: 2,370. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
Can a fox kit be raised by a mother hen? Originally published in Dancing in the Moonlight: Rainfurrest 2013 Charity Anthology.
Red
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Price: Free! Words: 3,160. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2013. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Red is a short fairy tale about a boy who finds love in his back yard. Red is a frog that the boy kisses and becomes a beautiful woman. The girl he has been dreaming of since he left his house for school.
Monsieur Grolou n'aime plus les Navets
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Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 1,830. Language: French. Published: December 19, 2013 by Fieffé Goupil. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Parody
Monsieur Grolou ne supporte plus de manger des navets à tous les repas. Aussi opte-t-il pour un régime plus… carné.