Books tagged: myth retelling

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The Dark Wife
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 62,260. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Gay & Lesbian
(5.00)
Three thousand years ago, a god told a lie. Now, only a goddess can tell the truth. The Dark Wife is the award-winning YA novel that retells the Persephone myth in a courageous new way.
A Most Helpful Text
Price: Free! Words: 16,790. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2011 by Banty Hen Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
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Journalist Madeline Ferrero's ability to spot patterns in online text leads her on a chase: to find the ‘Helpful Gremlin’ who’s been predicting disasters in the Chicago area without fail for over a decade. The hunt takes an unexpected twist when she starts getting texts from the mysterious Gremlin. But are they thinly veiled threats from someone with the talent to predict the future?
Corvus The Crow
Price: Free! Words: 2,070. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Fairy tales
Corvus the Crow is a lively retelling of an ancient star myth and is approximately 2,000 words long.
The Cricket
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 88,710. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
A naive youth, wearied by immortality, sails out of the dawn of history and into disaster. He is rescued by Hana, a young woman whose intelligence and courage are holding off a deeper despair, and taught by her how to live in the modern age. Their journey together takes them through a phantasmagoric America, in which they must confront the cruelty of a world little changed from ancient times.
Destined
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 86,960. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
A reimaginnig of the ancient myth of Eros & Psche, told with a fresh, modern-day approach, yet still set in ancient times. Fans of Greek mythology and heart-stopping YA romance will not want to miss this tender and epic tale of love, loss and redemption.
Asgard Saga - Odin the Creator
Series: Asgard Saga, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,420. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Literature » Educational
Does the names Thor, Odin or Loke mean anything to you? Maybe you´ve heard them mentioned in a TV-series or a movie? In Asgard Saga you get to know the Aseir gods a little better. This first part of the series is focused on Odin as the creator of the world.
Ocker Oscar
Series: Hollow Log Stories. Price: Free! Words: 40,040. Language: Australian English. Published: February 5, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
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A pup, waiting for a new owner is finally taken to a dysfunctional family. He has to battle all the way but who is the victor? The mother in the family or the dog? Satire at its best of families and their pets. A story for dog or cat owners to be read and reread. "A truly adorable, amazing and humorous storyline, which will enthuse and delight adults and children alike."
Immortals Children Of The Gods
Series: Immortals, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 92,390. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
Immortals Children Of The Gods is book one in a series. Once again the gods of the Norse and Greeks are going to be facing a ultimate challenge. Their demigod children must now unite and work together for the good of their parents but between now and the time of the prophecy they will have to prove themselves worthy.
Лепый Ива: Опыт синтеза и реконструкции ряда тем индоевропейского мифа в контексте славянского Ярилина цикла
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,890. Language: Russian. Published: August 19, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Fairy tales, Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore and legend
Предложен синтез и реконструкция ряда устойчивых тем индоевропейских мифов в контексте славянского Ярильного цикла в современном фэнтезийном стиле.
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: 13,250. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore and legend, Fiction » Literature » 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.