Books tagged: stories with a twist

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Fables & Fairy Tales For Teens & Adults
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,400. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fairy Tales
So you've been told that fairy tales are for kids? And you are too old to believe in fables? Then, Gypsy Lee's collection of stories isn't for you. "Gypsy Lee'sFairy Tales, Fables & Yarns" is only for those of us who are young, or who are still handicapped by optimism, imagination and a need to embrace the fun and fantasy in life.
Sean Ryanis & The Impossible Chase
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Price: Free! Words: 16,930. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
Tell Your Kids a Cool Bedtime Story! These stories are designed for you to easily tell to your kids (ages 5-11). Keep them excited every time! When the most powerful man in the galaxy is taken hostage by the most feared aliens, there's only one man to call. Captain Sean Ryanis! Follow him as he battles the evil Malogan Empire, tussles with Fire Pirates, and escapes the grip of the Big Boss.
A Conversation Before Dinner
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Price: Free! Words: 1,130. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Fairy tales
Warning this is a talking animal story. If you don't like Brer Rabbit, Wind in the Willows, Aesop's Fables, Alice In Wonderland or The Chronicles of Narnia, then you still might want to read this short piece of flash fiction. The story features a conversation between a woodchuck and a coyote on a sunny, warm autumn afternoon.
The Letter
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Price: Free! Words: 1,260. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2011. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
A February Pennsylvania snowstorm gives a group of children some time off from school and a chance to make a snowman. Frosty (the name of the snowman) hangs around for the remainder of the winter and discovers some strange human emotions.
Bianca and Other Contrived Short Stories
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 28,370. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2011. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
Eighteen short stories, in which you will meet robots, children, elves, my mother, and Kublai Khan.
The Ear of the Hippo
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 41,050. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2011 by Quickfox Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A collection of engaging and original short stories that perfectly capture the spirit of Southern Africa, each ending with a delightful twist. From the San bushmen and farm occupations in Zimbabwe to wine-making in the Cape and old ladies with tattoos. Nothing is as it seems. An entertaining book that would especially appeal to lovers of Roald Dahl.
The Collected Highwall Tales: Volume One
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 19,040. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2012 by Maybury Press. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
A fantastical compilation of five Highwall Tales, bundled together for reader convenience. This mix of creatures and capers includes the fables "The Dung Maidens", "Handy Homunculus", and "A Dilemma of Proportions", "Rituals at Red River", and "The Seething Shadow". 19,000 words.
Leonardo's Revenge and Other Stories
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,190. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2012. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
In Leonardo’s Revenge and Other Stories, quirky characters and far-flung places illuminate collective dreams fulfilled, or thwarted, by personal beliefs and imagination. "Aysha Griffin has a keen eye, a wicked wit, a love for humanity, a flair for irony and an O. Henry-like ability to turn a story around just when you think you have a handle on it." - Judith Fein, author, Life Is A Trip
Death on Holiday
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,420. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2012. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Mystery
From Derringer Award winner BV Lawson comes 4 tales of mirth and mayhem: a shopping mall Christmas Elf with revenge on his mind; a man whose day goes from bad to worse when his car is rear-ended by the mayor's wife and police find a skeleton in his trunk; a P.I.'s blackmail case that takes him to a costume party and too may Abraham Lincolns; and little Sammy Spade wreaking havoc at summer camp.
End The LightCatcher
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Price: Free! Words: 102,600. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2013. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Action & Adventure / Survival Stories
It is 3013. The City of Lions is a beautiful but treacherous city for children deemed useless by society, children like End Cloud. According to law, he must be brainwashed and turned into a manual laborer for life. But seconds before it happened, he received an invitation to join the most prestigious military school in the world where children convert emotions into energy for military purposes, kn