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Tales of the Peculiar - The Man Who Bottled the Sun

Tales of the Peculiar - The Man Who Bottled the Sun


Ransom Riggs

ISBN:
Year of publication: 2017

The Man Who Bottled the Sun You may have heard that there are regions in the far north where the sun doesnt rise at all in winter, while in summer it shines constantly, even at midnight. It wasnt always so. There was a time when Iceland got as much sunshine in the winter as Spain. Then a peculiar man named Jn Jnsson came along and changed everything. Jns parents knew he was special from an early age. When he was seven he caught a flu that made him want to sleep all day, but there were no ...

Keywords: missperegrine peculiar ransomriggs talesofthepeculiar
Snow Glass Apples: A Play for Voices

Snow Glass Apples: A Play for Voices


Neil Gaiman
Jack Zipes
George Walker

ISBN:
Year of publication: 2011

Snow, Glass, Apples Copyright c 1994 Neil GaimanI do not know what manner of thing she is. None of us do. She killedher mother in the birthing, but thats never enough to account forit. They call me wise, but I am far from wise, for all that I foresawfragments of it, frozen moments caught in pools of water or in thecold glass of my mirror. If I were wise I would not have tried tochange what I saw. If I were wise I would have killed myself beforeever I encountered her, before ever I caught ...

Keywords: Fairy Tales Fantasy Genre Fiction Horror Literature & Fiction Mythology & Folk Tales Science Fiction & Fantasy
Jonathan Livingston Seagull: The New Complete Edition

Jonathan Livingston Seagull: The New Complete Edition


Richard Bach
Russell Munson

ISBN:
Year of publication: 2014

Contents Part One Part Two Part Three Part Four Last Words About the Author To the real Jonathan Seagull, who lives within us all JonathanLivingstonSeagull.com It was morning, and the new sun sparkled gold across the ripples of a gentle sea. A mile from shore a fishing boat chummed the water, and the word for Breakfast Flock flashed through the air, till a crowd of a thousand seagulls came to dodge and fight for bits of food. It was another busy day beginning. But way off alone, out by himself ...

Keywords: American Classics Contemporary Contemporary Fiction Encyclopedias Fairy Tales Fantasy Fiction Genre Fiction Inspirational Literary Literary Fiction Literature & Fiction Metaphysical Mythology & Folk Tales Reference Religion & Spirituality Science Fiction & Fantasy Spirituality United States
The 7th Ghost Story Megapack

The 7th Ghost Story Megapack


Anonymous
R A LAFFERTY
Fletcher Flora
Guy de Maupassant
Frank Belknap Long
Emil Petaja
Eleanor F Lewis
Q E D
S R Crockett
Talmage Powell
Frederick P Schrader
Arnold M Anderson
Mabel Howard
John Kendrick Bangs
George J Rawlins
Lafcadio Hearn
Thomas Ingoldsby

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Year of publication: 2016

The 7th Ghost Story MEGAPACK A NOTE FROM THE PUBLISHER Welcome to The Seventh Ghost Story MEGAPACK Once more we have a wide-ranging assortment of supernatural fiction, with setting across the worldEurope, the Americas, Asiaand across the centuries. You will note that we have a larger than normal number of Anonymous stories. No, the authors werent embarrassed by their contributions. Victorian-era literary magazines and newspapers often ran fiction without crediting the author, or with only vague ...

Keywords: Fantasy ghost horror tales weird
Mrs. Yaga

Mrs. Yaga


Michal Wojcik

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Year of publication: 2014

Mrs. Yaga by Michal Wojcik Mrs. Yaga For all the Baba Yagas out there. Aurelia grew up in a cabin a little ways outside of town, the one with the red mailbox and the twisted iron fence surmounted by skulls. Sometimes the house would groan and shift and flex its long chicken feet every so often it would stretch out its legs, lifting Aurelias room up over the trees and making crockery slide and smash. Then Mrs. Yaga would speak to the walls and soothe their domicile into settling back down again, ...

Keywords: Baba Yaga Diversity Dragons Families Feminism Folk Tales Magic Polish Folk Tales Quest Fantasy Retelling SFF Slavic Myths Speculative Fiction Subversive Fairy Tales Witches Young Adult
Scarlet

Scarlet


Marissa Meyer

ISBN: 9780312642969
Year of publication: 2013

Scarlet For Mom and Dad, my best cheerleaders. BOOK ONE She did not know that the wolf was a wicked sort of animal, and she was not afraid of him. One Scarlet was descending toward the alley behind the Rieux Tavern when her portscreen chimed from the passenger seat, followed by an automated voice: Comm received for Mademoiselle Scarlet Benoit from the Toulouse Law Enforcement Department of Missing Persons. Heart jumping, she swerved just in time to keep the ships starboard side from skidding ...

Keywords: & Fairy Tales Folklore General Juvenile Fiction Science Fiction
Cinder

Cinder


Marissa Meyer

ISBN: 9781466800113
Year of publication: 2012

Cinder For my grandma, Samalee Jones, with more love than could ever fit into these pages Book One They took away her beautiful clothes, dressed her in an old gray smock, and gave her wooden shoes. Chapter One THE SCREW THROUGH CINDERS ANKLE HAD RUSTED, THE engraved cross marks worn to a mangled circle. Her knuckles ached from forcing the screwdriver into the joint as she struggled to loosen the screw one gritting twist after another. By the time it was extracted far enough for her to wrench ...

Keywords: & Fairy Tales Folklore General Juvenile Fiction Science Fiction
Glitches

Glitches


Marissa Meyer

ISBN: 9781466807648
Year of publication: 2012

Are you ready to meet your new family She tore her gaze away from the window, where snow was heaped up on bamboo fences and a squat android was clearing a path through the slush, and looked at the man seated opposite her. Though hed been kind to her throughout their trip, two full days of being passed between a hover, a maglev train, two passenger ships, and yet another hover, he still had a nervous smile that made her fidget. Plus, she kept forgetting his name. I dont remember the old family, ...

Keywords: & Fairy Tales Folklore General Juvenile Fiction Science Fiction
The Hum and the Shiver

The Hum and the Shiver


Alex Bledsoe

ISBN: 9780765327444
Year of publication: 2011

Alex Bledsoe THE HUM AND THE SHIVER To Jennifer Goree, for the title and the music 1 A screech owl stood on the porch rail, its tiny talons scratching against the wood. The dawn light made the tufts of its wind-ruffled feathers look jagged and bloody. The bird had a voice far out of proportion to its size, and was intimately acquainted with the night winds that guided the Tufa destiny. It was also, when seen during the day, an omen of death. So when Chloe Hyatt, a pureblood Tufa, saw it through ...

Keywords: & Fairy Tales; Folk Tales; Legends Mythology
SWORD AT SUNSET

SWORD AT SUNSET


Rosemary Sutcliff

ISBN: 9781556527593
Year of publication: 1971

Sword at Sunset Rosemary Sutcliff JUST as the saga of Charlemagne and his paladins is the Matter of France, so for fourteen hundred years or so, the Arthurian Legend has been the Matter of Britain. A tradition at first, then a hero-tale gathering to itself fresh detail and fresh glories and the rainbow colors of romance as it went along, until with Sir Thomas Malory it came to its fullest flowering. But of late years historians and anthropologists have come more and more to the belief that the ...

Keywords: & & 449-1066 Arthurian Romances Aruthur Britons Fairy Tales Fairy Tales; Folk Tales; Legends Fantasy Fantasy Fiction Fiction Folk Tales General Great Britain Great Britain - History - Anglo-Saxon Period Great Britain - History - Anglo-Saxon Period; 449-1066 Historical Historical Fiction Kings and Rulers Knights and Knighthood Legends Mythology Mythology
The Tang Dynasty Underwater Pyramid

The Tang Dynasty Underwater Pyramid


Walter Jon Williams

ISBN:
Year of publication: 2014

Walter Jon Williams The Tang Dynasty Underwater Pyramid What we might call the Tang Dynasty Underwater Pyramid Situation began in the Stare Mesto on a windy spring day. We were clumped beneath the statue of Jan Hus and in the midst of our medley of South American Tunes Made Famous by North American Pop Singers. The segue from Cielito Lindo to El Condor Pasa required some complicated fingering, and when I glanced up from my guitarra I saw our contact standing in the crowd, smoking a cigarette and ...

Keywords: & & & & Adventure Espionage Fantasy Fiction Literature Mystery; Thriller Science Fiction Science Fiction Spy Stories Suspense Tales of Intrigue Thrillers