Books tagged: myths

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Chimera: A Dark Fairytale of Love
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,480. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
On his journey home, a handsome knight hears talk of a wealthy princess living in solitude on an island. His new quest takes an unexpected turn when he finds the princess, who binds him to a promise to never touch her apples. However, it is her wealth he seeks. His own dark secret is challenged and rivaled by the strange, beautiful woman he weds and attempts to destroy as he spirals into madness.
The Battle for "Witches Lair"
Price: $2.39 USD. Words: 7,920. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Horror » Occult
The witches have their lair. Driving off or killing any one who dares to occupy the house. A new buyer comes and won't be driven away. He's human-they think-but is he really? Read on to find out what happens next.
The Mythomaniacs
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 88,280. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2013 by Eltanin Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
When a simple trick goes wrong, 15 year-old Gilbert, amateur magician & illustrator of his father’s fairy tales, accidentally transforms a group of readers into characters from his books (and himself into the spitting image of the magician Merlin). Struggling to find a way to bring everyone-including himself-back to normal, he embarks upon a wild odyssey through the world of his own fairy tales.
Drabble Folk and Fairy Tales
Series: Drabble Diaries. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 11,170. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2013 by Success Stories Publishing Ltd.. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy Tales & Folklore / Anthologies
If you wonder why the world is the way it is, then this book is for you. Familiar fairy tales, worldwide folklore, and traditional religious stories nestle among the brand new imaginings of Carol Ferro, the famous "Short Story Lady”. Find out how birds got their colours and whose face is in the moon. The wisdom of ages, distilled into 100 stories of 100 words, ideal for storytime or a quick read.
Luna Waxing: Book 1 of the Luna Cycle
Price: Free! Words: 95,640. Language: American English. Published: January 19, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy, Fiction » Romance » Paranormal
What would you do if you couldn’t hug, kiss, or touch the person closest to you? Celeste Nix thinks she going to a college like any other. And it is, except for some of the people in class. There is Iris, the three-color-dyed-hair pixie girl. There is Hunter, the hunky soccer playing senior. There is Lupe, the modern day Wicca. And then there is Haruki. She doesn't know what he is. Yet.
Rapunzel is Dead
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,180. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2014 by Short Story Day Africa. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy Tales & Folklore / Adaptations
A vibrant collection of stories by Africa’s younger writers – here Short Story Day Africa has assembled the best seventeen stories from their 2013 competition.
Dragon Lore Decoded
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 29,940. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Ancient
The imagery in Dragon Lore Decoded uses mythic tarot archetypes of the gods and goddesses that permeate our psyche. The purpose of the book is to liberate us from the unconscious forces that plague our lives.
The Fairy & The Beast
Price: $12.99 USD. Words: 2,240. Language: American English. Published: January 27, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Family / General, Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables
Fairy, Lady Della, is eaten by a beast. Using her magic wand she manages to escape and ends up befriending the large forest beast. A major storm is brewing on the mountain which moves towards the "Zanderin Forest" threatening the fairy kingdom. A giant wave heads down the mountain and the fairies are running for their lives. But a dark stranger saves them as the wave strikes.
The Queen Must Live: Mythic Patterns of Royalty, Sexuality, and Mortality
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 76,380. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2014. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore and legend
"The Queen Must Live" is a study of the eternal struggle between male strengths and female powers. Recurrent shared motifs, drawn from these stories, provide a chapter-by-chapter analysis. As a species that could be called Homo narratans, human beings have acknowledged and honored both sides of this perpetual, persistent conflict.
The Legend of Caliban (Part 1) "Fall from Grace"
Price: Free! Words: 21,590. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
One thousand years ago the Arcadian race had come to Earth from the outer reaches of the galaxy. Their sun was dying, and so too would planet Arcadia. Knowing this, over the course of time they built great skyships able to traverse the darkest reaches of the universe, planet Earth merely having been chosen as a stopping point on the path to a longer journey; an uninhabited planet charted long ago.