Books tagged: mythology

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The Apollo Frieze Poems
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,010. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Spiritual
Poems composed to a painted frieze by Z. Galos in homage to Gustav Klimt's 150 anniversary, as an expression of the local influence on contemporary art. The poems reflect thoughts about Apollo, god of the arts and the spirited dance of his Muses. The poet has added the presence of the tenth Muse to the round dance, being the specific Muse of his own selection, and all seen through his own eyes.
Reenie Gyse
Price: Free! Words: 16,790. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures
Young Elof retraces his father's voyage around the world in a wooden yawl until charming Reenie Gyse, an aging denizen of a city marina, draws him from his course. Will he remember who he is before he loses himself completely to her spell? "A captivating tale of Norse Gods, sea witches and a hero in denial."
A Girl's Guide to the Heroine's Journey
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 40,350. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2013 by Spero Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Gender studies, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Social Science / Folklore & Mythology
Suitable for all ages, this book examines 17 myths of the heroic woman from around the world. Asian, European, African, Native American (North AND South America), Australian, and Oceanic stories are re-told, examined, and discussed in detail. Each examination includes activities designed to appeal to girls 7 years old and older.
Chaos: I Bring the Fire Part III (A Loki Story)
Series: I Bring the Fire. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 85,410. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban, Fiction » Historical » Paranormal
In this final installment of the Cera story arc, the noose around Loki’s neck is tightening. Gerðr, the frost giantess, wants him dead; Cera, the World Seed, wants his head—literally and figuratively; the FBI wants him in Guantanamo; and an old friend from Asgard wants to bring him home...whether Loki likes it or not. Things can’t get any worse, but when Loki’s involved, it’s certain they will.
Comparative Mythology (E-Single)
You set the price! Words: 9,090. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2013 by Stillpoint Digital Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Multicultural education, Essay » Sociology
Joseph Campbell taught Mythology to students at Sarah Lawrence College, just north of New York City, for thirty-eight years. Late in his tenure, he made a proposal to use his introductory course as the basis for the then-new field of cross-cultural studies. This short ebook gives a wonderful glimpse into Campbell’s pedagogical philosophy, but also into his approach to his chosen field.
Orpheus and Eurydice
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 7,270. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2013 by Dragonfly Publishing, Inc.. Categories: Plays » Ancient & Classical, Plays » Medieval
When Eurydice finds herself in Hades she is mocked and tormented by demons. Can her husband rescue her before the fiends of Hell destroy her last spark of humanity? Can Eurydice and Orpheus overcome the wrath of the Queen of the Dead? [Drama / Dramatic Verse (PG) 70 pages | Released in 2012 by Dragonfly Publishing, Inc. | Available in print and ebook]
Mythed Connections: A Short Story Collection of Classical Myth in the Modern World
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,300. Language: American English. Published: July 8, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Have you ever met a muse in a café? Ever wondered if that drafty corner of your grandma's basement is actually a portal to Hades? Ever heard noises in the woods that you couldn't account for but suspected were part of a trick being played on you by a Greek god with an English accent? Okay, so most people haven't, which is probably why everyone in this short story collection acts so surprised...
Chariots of Heaven
Price: Free! Words: 92,380. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
The first installment in the tale of ancient “Gods” that come to earth in search of precious resources, but instead find ghosts from their own past. Most surprisingly these ghosts take the form of two human girls, Kira and her younger sister Kaya. Discovering that the sisters possess rare abilities, the alien deities decide to take the girls to their home planet Tython to learn more about them.
Hither and Yon
Price: Free! Words: 27,720. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
Blind giants run amok, voracious Weendigo who eat everything in sight, the horned one riding on a dragon-cat, characters from Ojibwa mythology come to life, a dark shaman, the Corrupted Horde, and a blight on the World Under the Flesh and the World of the Flesh. What's a young fiddler to do? Hither and Yon is continued in the book Fiddlesticks (https://www.smashwords.com/books/view/123720).
Feros and the Underworld Prince
Series: The Gods' Executioner Series, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 125,050. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Adventure » Action
In the third book of The Gods' Executioner Series, Cole has run-ins with the Underworld, South American vampires, jinn, a medley of different pantheons, supernatural schools, old friends, and new enemies, with dozens of problems along the way.