Books tagged: pilgrims

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The Camino de Santiago: A Sinners Guide
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 64,080. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
An unfortunate brush with the law and a chance encounter with a gorgeous hippy girl have wild biker Eddie Rock heading straight for Amsterdam’s red light district. During his sabbatical in the city of sin, a bizarre encounter with a human plant pot and a freak accident in an adult cinema propel Eddie towards the Camino de Santiago, the path to redemption and re-enlightenment.
Mary of the Mayflower
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 57,620. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2014 by Scrivener Books. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / United States / Colonial & Revolutionary Periods, Nonfiction » History » North America
Mary's world changes forever when her father announces that they will join the Pilgrims traveling to the New World in search of more freedom and a better life. She must leave her older sisters and friends, and even her cat. With only the clothes on her back and her grandmother's locket, Mary joins her parents aboard the Mayflower and starts the dangerous journey across the Atlantic Ocean.
A Primer for Pilgrims
Series: Soul*Sparks, Book 5. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 22,860. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / General, Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
This concise nonfiction eBook sets out key pilgrimage principles learned over the millennia, and also relates true stories of epic and important North American pilgrimages unfolding in our era. A pilgrimage is, of course, a journey, not only outward to a faraway place, but also, inevitably, inward toward spiritual growth, and to help maintain the balance of our land, our planet, our lives.
American History (According to Roaches): The First Thanksgiving was Inspired by Roaches
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,960. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
This is the story of the Mayflower, the Pilgrims and the first Thanksgiving from a roach's point of view. These pesky little insects believe they were instrumental in helping the pilgrims survive, and to have the first Thanksgiving. This volume gives a summary of this historic event even for skeptics who don't believe roaches helped at all. The third of fifty books in the Roach history series.
Presidents Before George Washington
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 44,650. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religious history
The founding American Presidents before George Washington were the presiding officers of three United American Republics from 1774 to 1789. These unknown Presidents presided over the most important period in American history, which resulted in America defeating Great Britain and becoming an independent nation. The time has come to know of these founding American Presidents, plus much more.
The Magic Carriage
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 39,620. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: May 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy, Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / Other
The Queen's new carriage, covered in gold and set with diamonds, vanishes. It is whisked into other realms, by supernatural energy. The Little penguins, and their mythological friends face perils dusted with drama and sprinkled with magic, to get the coach safely home to London. The Magic Carriage ventures to times, places and people, with very un-boring history.
Santiago Tales
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 75,920. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European
Santiago Tales is a novel inspired by Chaucer’s ‘Canterbury Tales’. It tells the story of Beth, a woman who decides to run away from her problems by going on a pilgrimage to Santiago de Compostela. She walks 800 km across northern Spain and meets other pilgrims, each with a tale to tell. By the time she arrives at the end of the Camino, she realises her journey has changed her in unexpected ways.
Crossing Jordan: Book One of the Keeney Chronicles
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 71,220. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas, Fiction » Romance » Time travel
Follow the adventures of the author as she travels back in time searching for her family's roots in 15th century England, where she ends up becoming her own ancestor.
Pilgrimage: Exploring France's Ancient Pilgrim Towns
Series: Pilgrimage, 3. Price: $1.95 USD. Words: 8,820. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
Be inspired! Pilgrimage explores France's ancient towns on the Santiago Pilgrim's Way. Relive the journey with poetic affection and bite, lovingly written, with a vibrant and passionate pen. You'll want to see these towns for yourself. Commentators say Pilgrimage is “beautiful poetic writing", written with “Inspired metaphor”, “to a breathless walking rhythm
Thanksgiving Day - Religious to Secular
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 28,810. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Inspirational, Nonfiction » History » North America
This book traces the history of how the celebration of Thanksgiving in the U.S.A. has changed from the time of the Pilgrims in 1621 to modern day 2012. What started as a religious observance marked by worship, prayer, a hearty meal and a community attitude of thankfulness has transitioned over time to a secular long weekend filled with family, friends, over-eating, watching football and shopping.