Broomhandle Books

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Broomhandle Books is a small press publishing in the areas of literary fiction, non-fiction, craft patterns and historical reprints. See our publication list below for the types of books and articles we publish.

If you are writing in the areas of knitting, antique weaponry or literary fiction and need help taking your work to press electronically, please contact us. We do accept unsolicited manuscripts at this time.

Thanks to 1967geezer/Foter/CC BY-NC-SA for Miniature Broom, the wonderful photograph used as our profile avatar.

You can contact us with questions, comments or proposals at broomhandlebooks@gmail.com

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Hypnosis Scripts for the Novice
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Series: Alternative Healing Strategies, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,380. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2013 by Broomhandle Books. Category: Nonfiction » Psychology » Hypnotism
While many people are curious about hypnosis and its practice, simple, standard inductions scripts seem to be well-guarded trade secrets. The scripts in this short ebook are the result of the author's self-study of induction methods used by some hypnotherapists. Recommended only for the purpose of completing a self-study in hypnosis, these scripts provide an idea of how hypnosis is carried out.
Strange Stories 21 - 30
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Series: Strange Stories, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,640. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2013 by Broomhandle Books. Category: Fiction » Historical » Paranormal
This Smashwords edition of Strange Stories from a Chinese Studio was transcribed from the 1908 Second Edition of a translation by Herbert A. Giles. Broomhandle Books has edited the stories to provide modern punctuation and styling so as to make them more accessible to a reader in this e-book format. In addition, Chinese personal and place names have been rendered into modern pinyin.
Strange Stories 1 - 10
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Series: Strange Stories, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,950. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2012 by Broomhandle Books. Category: Fiction » Classics
This Smashwords edition of Strange Stories from a Chinese Studio was transcribed from the 1908 Second Edition of a translation by Herbert A. Giles. Broomhandle Books has edited the stories to provide modern punctuation and styling so as to make them more accessible to a reader in this e-book format. In addition, Chinese personal and place names have been rendered into modern pinyin.
Strange Stories 11-20
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Series: Strange Stories, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 23,680. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2012 by Broomhandle Books. Category: Fiction » Classics
This Smashwords edition of Strange Stories from a Chinese Studio was transcribed from the 1908 Second Edition of a translation by Herbert A. Giles. Broomhandle Books has edited the stories to provide modern punctuation and styling so as to make them more accessible to a reader in this e-book format. In addition, Chinese personal and place names have been rendered into modern pinyin.
Fluffy Pancakes: Gluten Free, Dairy Free, Egg Free, Sugar Free
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Series: Elimination Diet Recipes, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,110. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2013 by Broomhandle Books. Category: Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Courses & Dishes / Breakfast
If food allergies or sensitivities are part of your life, you know gluten free, egg free, dairy free and sugar free bread type products are difficult to make. Those types of recipes are even harder to find! These perfect “fluffy pancakes” are a good start in helping to replace the wheat-based pancakes and breads to which you may have been accustomed.
Taking the Long Way Home: An Unexpected Adventure from Shanghai to Hangzhou
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Series: China Adventure, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,650. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2012 by Broomhandle Books. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Undisputedly, Hangzhou, known for its extravagant natural beauty and thousands of years of tea and silk culture, is simply the most traditionally elegant city in China. It is a "must see" on an China itinerary. But, be careful how you get there!
Aran Inspired Cable and Moss Stitch Hat with Matching Scarf Knitting Pattern Book
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Series: Aran Inspired Hats and Scarves, Book 4. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,390. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2012 by Broomhandle Books. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Crafts & Hobbies
This multi-page knitting pattern, complete with photographs, provides detailed instructions to create a beautiful slouch hat along with a matching moss stitch scarf. Skill level: Advanced Beginner.
Zifa Gong: Spontaneously Generated Energy
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Series: Alternative Healing Strategies, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,830. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2014 by Broomhandle Books. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Healing
Spontaneously generated energy (zifa gong) is exactly what it says. It is the practice of spontaneously generating energy inside your body for the purpose of self-repair, self-healing and self-enhancement. As a form of qigong, zifa gong is the simplest form of qigong to learn and practice. This book provides an introduction to its theory, practice and potential usefulness.
Middle Eastern Fortune Telling in Shanghai
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Series: China Adventure, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,950. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2012 by Broomhandle Books. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Everywhere in Asia fortune tellers are willing, but not necessarily able, to give meaning to your life. They offer you all sorts of prescient methods from which to choose. One can take the results from any method with a grain of salt or put faith in them and live accordingly. I was a pragmatic naysayer, until fortune telling came home to roost one afternoon in a small restaurant in Shanghai.
Amaranth Cookies: Gluten Free, Dairy Free, Egg Free, Sugar Free
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Series: Elimination Diet Recipes, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,970. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2013 by Broomhandle Books. Category: Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Health & healing / gluten-free
If food allergies or sensitivities are part of your life, you know gluten free, egg free, dairy free and sugar free baked goods are difficult to find and/or make. Those types of recipes are even harder to find! These amaranth cookies are a good start in helping to replace the baked snack foods to which you may have been accustomed. Cookies simply don't come any more "elimination diet allowed!"
Twist and Twirl Winter Cloche Hat
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Series: Aran Inspired Hats and Scarves, Book 17. Price: $2.98 USD. Words: 3,670. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2014 by Broomhandle Books. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Crafts & Hobbies
This marvelous cloche hat intrigues the eye by appearing to be knitted in separate directions. It provides a “twist and twirl” effect. However, it is knitted easily, in four connected sections, as one piece and finished using a circular needle for a seamless hat band. There are two hat band options: straight band or roll band. The pattern includes beret point instructions and many photographs.
Story 17: The Shui-Mang Plant
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Series: Sample Titles from Pu Songling, Book 15. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,230. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2012 by Broomhandle Books. Category: Fiction » Classics
This edition of Strange Stories from a Chinese Studio was transcribed from the 1908 Second Edition of a translation by Herbert A. Giles. The Shui-Mang Plant is one of the collection's longest and most compelling stories. Broomhandle Books has edited The Shui-mang Plant to provide modern punctuation and styling so as to make it more accessible to readers in this e-book format.
Quick Crochet Winter Cloche Hat
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Series: Aran Inspired Hats and Scarves, Book 8. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,060. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2012 by Broomhandle Books. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Crafts & Hobbies
This multi-page knitting pattern, complete with photographs, provides detailed instructions to crochet an easy and attractive two tone winter cloche style hat. Great way to use up leftover yarns! Skill level:Easy/ Beginner.
Sweet Potato Pancakes and Muffins: Gluten, Dairy, Egg and Sugar Free
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Series: Elimination Diet Recipes, Book 4. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,860. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2014 by Broomhandle Books. Category: Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Health & healing / gluten-free
Whether you are just starting an elimination diet or you already know food allergies or sensitivities are part of your life, sweet potato pancakes and muffins are a good start to replace wheat-based pancakes and breads. This book contains three recipes for sweet potato based pancakes and muffins. Thrown in for good measure is a "Special Note" to show you how to make Fluffy Pancakes, as well!
Aran Inspired Cable Interweave Hat and Scarf Knitting Pattern
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Series: Aran Inspired Hats and Scarves, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 1,710. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2012 by Broomhandle Books. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Crafts & Hobbies
This pattern is for two items, a matching scarf and hat set, both designed with a unique interwoven cable pattern. The beautiful and warm scarf is soft and inviting. The hat adds elegance to the scarf and is made in a cloche style to add emphasis to the cable weave. The interweaving of the cables in both pieces gives extra thickness and warmth to the handmade items.
Story 16: The Magic Sword
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Series: Sample Titles from Pu Songling, Book 14. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,700. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2012 by Broomhandle Books. Category: Fiction » Classics
This Smashwords edition of Strange Stories from a Chinese Studio was transcribed from the 1908 Second Edition of a translation by Herbert A. Giles. Broomhandle Books has edited the stories to provide modern punctuation and styling so as to make them more accessible to a reader in this e-book format. In addition, Chinese personal and place names have been rendered into modern pinyin.

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The Zimmermann Telegram: Analysis and Criticism
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Series: Continuing Education, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,410. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » History
The Zimmermann Telegram by Barbara Tuchmann is a key work examining the question of what prompted the U.S. to enter World War I. This short analysis and criticism, part of our Continuing Education Series, hopes to provide readers with a general, but thoughtful, review of Barbara Tuchmann's research into how Woodrow Wilson, despite his long held stand on non-intervention, managed a shift to war.
An Experiment of One
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Series: Elimination Diet Recipes, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,270. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Alternative medicine
Everyone wants to be physically and emotionally healthy. Everyone wants to live in a state of maximum wellness. How to achieve that end is always the question. In a surprising turn of events, one individual who thought she had tried it all discovered the unique perspective of how to perform an "experiment of one" in order to regain a state of good health she had not dreamed possible.

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