Books tagged: allegory

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Naked Mommy
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 65,190. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Two brothers, once inseparable, now irreconcilable, brawl and bumble over the most beautiful woman in town. What they don’t know is that Nuala Macree is a ferocious eco-activist with her sights on a corporation buying up the rights to her beloved town’s pristine spring water.  The two battles lead the brothers to sense, manhood and hospital, and Nuala into a world of impossible resentments.
A Sword for the King
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,930. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Religious / Christian / Family
There’s magic in the sword on the wall. Eight-year-old William is sure of it. From pommel to point, the broad blade is filled with images both wonderful and frightening. To William, these stories etched in steel speak of mystery and danger, but such words don’t even begin to tell the truth of what’s really written on this King's sword.
Boy Soldier
Price: Free! Words: 10,800. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables
Like most boys in the kingdom, Joshua dreams of being called to battle for his King. But when the call comes, will his own pride and vanity lead him off the path to the city? Boy Soldier is a picture of the Gospel of Jesus Christ, how it crushes our foolish notions about what God wants from his people, and how it leads us to freedom. But it's also the adventure of a boy and his mule.
The Golden Amulet: a tale of Faerie
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,550. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Adventure
"a ragamuffin-like Minstrel sacrifices himself to save a Princess and is shunned by a King. Years of peace and prosperity follow but eventually darkness befalls the kingdom at the hands of a Dark Wizard. The Minstrel, who proves to be an eternally youthful wonder, returns, and …." Andy Potter review
The Land of OCKT and the Adventures of Peeje, the Kat Herder
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 47,000. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables
In the majickal Land of OCKT, weazels are the only peoples who are clever and fast enough to herd katz. But Peeje, the wily and white, gets into all kinds of trouble when he takes his entire mischievous, flame-hawking kat herd with him on the road to track down a missing baby princess. Story and illustrations by award-winning author/illustrator, M. O. Muriel.
Peter Pays Tribute
You set the price! Words: 79,280. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
Matt Burton is mute, meek, and microphobic. In fact, he hasn’t spoken a single syllable for the past year. He’s under a sworn oath of silence, and he’s determined to stick to it even if it catapults his entire life into chaos. And it might. Matt is about to fail an oral presentation and convince his dad, once and for all, that he’s hopeless. What’s an adolescent hypochondriac to do?
Dante’s Inferno In Plain and Simple English
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 135,290. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
Taking a literary journey through hell certainly sounds intriguing enough--and it is! If you can understand it! If you don't understand it, then you are not alone. If you have struggled in the past reading the ancient classic, then BookCaps can help you out. This book is a modern translation with a fresh spin.
The Vine
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 35,590. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
Plunge through a hole in a vine wall into a land based on John 15. The land is tended by a mysterious gardener and threatened by a deceptive crow. Readers will witness Bethany grow as she learns to place her confidence in the Gardener and stands up for what is right. The story also encompasses the life, death and resurrection of Christ to complete the journey of redeeming grace.
The Trap
Price: Free! Words: 2,390. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The Trap is a bleak and uplifting personal allegory of relationship with masculinity, authority, and self.
The Waters Edge
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 53,370. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christianity
The Water’s Edge. Like the Pilgrims Progress is a type of moral compass for anyone who desires to step out of the boat in faith or are adrift in the sea of life or just enjoy Christian allegories. The water’s edge is a story about one man and his journey through the open seas and the adversities of the spiritual life. The Water’s Edge is filled with adventure, mystery, and Christian truths.