Books tagged: folklore

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Witchcraft (Book 1 of The Meadowsweet Chronicles)
Price: Free! Words: 118,810. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
A tale of witchcraft, demons and ghosts, blending traditional English folklore with the American Gothic.
Man of Green
Price: Free! Words: 3,430. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2014 by Blackjack Publications. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General
(5.00)
A package has arrived for an elderly woman, one that smells of dirt. Her memory is cast back to an encounter she had in her childhood. One that she thought was just a dream. Part of the "Alone in the End" collection.
Bo-Aku - Undisputed King of the Forest (Tales from West Africa)
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 22,510. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2014 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy Tales & Folklore / Country & Ethnic
Bo Aku, King of the Forest and other Stories is an adaptation of some sixty myths and legends collected in Africa with a research grant from the Southern Education Foundation.The stories describe the experiences of children and parents confronted by a gorilla and lion in the African jungle. They are eclectic, rich in moral values, humorous, suspenseful, and contain wisdom.
Flipping the Scales
Series: Flipping the Scales, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 74,260. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
Meredith is a science-loving, straight-A student on an island vacation. Marina is an orphaned mermaid taking her first timid steps on land. When Meredith unexpectedly ends up with Marina’s orange tail, their lives are flipped upside down until the next full moon. As Marina uncovers information about her past, Meredith makes waves under the sea. Can they change back before the mermaid tail is lost?
Handsome Yeva: An Attempt to Synthesize and Reconstruct Some Prominent Themes of the Proto-Indo-European Myth in Context of the Slavic Jarilo Folklore Cycle
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,270. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore and legend, Fiction » Fairy tales
A synthesis and reconstruction of some prominent themes of the Proto-Indo-European myth is presented in context of the Slavic-Jarilo folklore cycle. A contemporary, fantasy style is chosen for the literary form of this reconstruction.
Bigfoot vs. Paul Bunyan
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 10,030. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mashups, Fiction » Adventure » General
When the residents of a remote town in Washington began to encounter Bigfoot, they were intrigued. As the creature became more aggressive towards them, they began to search for ways to address their problem without drawing too much attention to their “off-the-grid” lifestyle. Seemingly there was only one person who could help: Paul Bunyan. Yep, it's that Paul Bunyan!
The Little Big Clockmaker
Price: Free! Words: 1,910. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy Tales & Folklore / Adaptations, Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
(5.00)
Egan Bagley is a talented clockmaker who is about to create one of the most magnificent clocks the country has ever set its eyes on, but after a visit from a gypsy selling him a bewitched bead, things are about to turn peculiar.
Zwarte Piet. De Verborgen Godsdienst Van De Nederlanden
Price: $31.00 USD. Words: 365,310. Language: Dutch. Published: October 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore and legend, Nonfiction » History » Civilization
Dit boek gaat diep in op de kenmerken en attributen van Zwarte Piet en op de Sinterklaasviering, die een oeroude jaarwisselingsviering is. Een god wordt gedefinieerd door zijn attributen en kenmerken. Met behulp daarvan is de geschiedenis van de twee Zwarte Pieten – Sint Nikolaas was de oorspronkelijke Zwarte Piet – terug te traceren tot zo'n 4000 jaar geleden, tot in de tijd van de heidense goden
We All Ate The White Flesh
Price: Free! Words: 5,130. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General
(5.00)
In the depths of a Bavarian winter, the survival of a small farming family depends on a turnip... one enormous turnip. If you think you know the folk tale, thing again as horror maestro Chris Lynch turns the harmless children's tale of teamwork and root vegetables into a chilling tale of hunger, greed, fear, mutation, and what happens when... we all eat the white flesh.
Dilric's Quest - The Gnome Saga #2
Series: The Gnome Saga, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 118,910. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
A Gnome Lodge is struck by a toxic waste tragedy. The sole survivor, Dilric, faces a long and dangerous journey. He is attacked and seriously wounded. His often-misguided intentions lead him into surprising situations. He uses technology and magic to wreak havoc. Will Dilric ever forgive Humans for the destruction of his home and kin? And, will he ever find comfort in a female companion again?