Books tagged: folklore

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Los Nazarenos
Series: Theatre. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 38,590. Language: Spanish. Published: June 30, 2016. Categories: Screenplays » Drama, Fiction » Historical » Colonial America
Los Nazarenos, del escritor José Milla y Vidaurre "Salomé Jil". La historia de una de las organizaciones secretas más importantes en la historia hispanoamericana que se ubica en un espacio y en un tiempo pretérito como es el supuesto pasado histórico que la obra relata, es una de las obras que nos enseña la cultura popular de la época.
Hauntings of the Kentucky State Penitentiary
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 62,810. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2016 by Permuted. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Body, mind, & spirit, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
The Kentucky State penitentiary opened its heavy iron gates to the condemned over 100 years ago—yet many of them, long deceased, still walk its corridors. Noted paranormal researcher Steve E. Asher provides true, first-hand accounts of the paranormal as well as his own personal experiences at the state’s most violent, controversial—and haunted—prison.
Fairy Queens Books 1-4
Series: Fairy Queens Box Sets. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 254,040. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fairy Tales, Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
The end of an age comes—an ending of fire and ash. The magic is searching for its new form to begin a new age, even as it struggles to survive the death throes of the old. That magic has chosen two women—one of fire, the other of ice. If they can’t stop the destruction, nothing can.
Robyn and the Hoodettes: The Outlaw of Folktales in a Young Adult Fairytale Romance
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 63,690. Language: British English. Published: June 26, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fairy Tales, Fiction » Romance » Action/adventure
A thrilling retelling of the Robin Hood adventure, with a fun gender flip.
A Whale Who Dreamt of a Snail
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30. Language: Spanish. Published: April 8, 2016 by Babl Books. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Religious / Christian / Bedtime & Dreams, Nonfiction » Language Instruction » Spanish
"When I was little, I had a dream." So begins the new book by William Heimbach, illustrated by Angelina Tolentino. This story inspires us to think about our dreams while playfully showing kids the diversity of animals and environments in the world. If we dream about a whale, what does the whale dream about (perhaps a snail), and then what? How are we all connected?
Rusty Nails, Broken Glass
Price: $1.98 USD. Words: 56,870. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2016 by Black Bed Sheet Books. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
"Creatively speaking this book is marvelous; it is rich and refreshing and decadent. Written wryly and masterfully, Mr. Hayden's twenty one short literary journeys will take you through the gamut: horror, laughter, sarcasm, and of course happy and sad."-Lurid Lit" Hayden nails it again with this darkly delightful collection filled with unforgettable characters and their askew outlooks!" G.L. Giles
The Return of Spring-heeled Jack
Price: $1.98 USD. Words: 40,320. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2016 by Black Bed Sheet Books. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Spring-Heeled Jack is a British urban legend, first appearing in 1837. Eye witnesses tell of a man who could leap several stories in the air with little effort. Some say he could breathe blue fire, others say he lured women out of their homes and attacked them by clawing at their faces. He breaks into an antique store. Enter Alice, who works at the store, and the two develop an unlikely alliance.
Never Play Board Games with the Fae
Price: Free! Words: 7,120. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables, Fiction » Children’s books » Legends, Myths, Fables / Other
This common sense guide to fantasy creatures will help you understand the basics for dealing with a variety of species from pixies to werewolves and banshees to mermaids.
The Mermaid
Price: Free! Words: 1,050. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
The Mermaid is a modern folktale about man, the sea, and desire.
British Myths & Legends: Good Short Stories: Legends that made Britain Great
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 13,340. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore and legend, Nonfiction » History » Essays
From the bestselling author of Red Herrings & White Elephants, Shaggy Dogs, Pop Goes the Weasel, Urban Myths & Legends, Ten Minute Mysteries and many more...... A wonderful collection of short stories recalling some of the popular British legends and heroes who, once upon a time, made Britain great.