Books tagged: tall tales and fantasy

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The Red Penny Papers: Vol III, Issue 1, Fall 2012
Price: Free! Words: 23,060. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
Welcome to our second anniversary issue. We have been very lucky to have artist C. Bernard come back to us. Story-wise, as always, a variety of puply delights await. Mediums (or not!), hippies on the moon, tall tales from logging camps, crossroads magic, and of course, adventures on the high seas with two woman pyrates… which is not at all what it sounds like, but then, the best things never are.
The Sticky Situations of Zwicky Fingers
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,020. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
Zwicky Fingers is a giant fruit bat detective who lives in the past, present and future simultaneously. He is often consulted by the police force when there are paradoxical, lateral or impossible crimes to be solved. His sticky situations are ten tricky cases, one for each finger of two human hands; but hands belonging to whom?
The Adinkra Cloth & Other Stories
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 30,020. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
"The Adinkra Cloth & Other Stories" contains five "African fantasy" stories by Nebula Finalist Mary C. Aldridge. Besides the title story, this volume includes Cauldron winner story "The Knife That Makes Men," "The Windela Man," the light-hearted "A Courting Story," and "The Work Leader," a novelette-length tale that was awarded a Fiction Fellowship by the Massachusetts Artists Foundation.
New World: a Frontier Fantasy Novel
Series: Tales of the New World, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 67,360. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
(4.00 from 1 review)
In a land called Mira, the brutal sacking of a young colony links the fates of two opposite characters: a twelve-year-old printer's son named Simon Jones and his long-lost uncle Tiberius Bogg, one of Mira's legendary mountain men. Together they trek through a merciless landscape full of extraordinary creatures -- all culled from American tall tales, Indian legends, and backwoods folklore.
The Tellmenow Isitsöornot
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 153,750. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A bumper book of tales by a writer who has been highly praised by Michael Moorcock, Jeff VanderMeer and Michael Bishop. 'The Tellmenow Isitsöornot' was a nonexistent book of tall stories that Edgar Allan Poe invented as a joke in one of his tales; "Tell me now, is it so or not?" is the way to say it, and the hundred stories presented here by Rhys Hughes are not only tall but broad...
Snake Tales
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,370. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2010. Categories: Essay » Literature
Rattlesnakes measure "8 foot long," where I come from. AND some even chase you. Nobody knows what happens if they catch you. We tell our tales for hours, gathered round a pickup's tailgate, around campfires--even standing in line at the supermarket. Dead snakes dangling from poles along the highways are commonplace, and they stay there till the buzzards peck the jewels from their hides.
Secret Sidewalk
Price: Free! Words: 19,550. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Beauregaard Sweet became invisible, but his troubles began when he suddenly reappeared. Now everybody wants something from him. Manny the mechanic wants his wife. Sharad LeMaster wants his secret. Emma Biggs wants another shot at the TV news, the Four Tribes want to send him back to wherever it was he’d gone, and all he wants to do is eat donuts and watch reality TV. Book Two of the Secret Trilogy