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Fairy Tales, Folklore & Mythology

  • The Dark Lordby Jack Heckel

    HarperCollins 2016; US$ 2.99

    In this hilarious parody of epic fantasy , a young man travels into a dark and magical world, where dwarves, elves, and sorcerers dwell, to restore the balance between good and evil After spending years as an undercover, evil wizard in the enchanted world of Trelari, Avery hangs up the cloak he wore as the Dark Lord and returns to his studies... more...

  • Wayward Heroesby Halldor Laxness; Phillip Roughton

    Steerforth Press 2016; US$ 20.00

    Published in 1952, Wayward Heroes is part of the body of works for which Laxness was awarded the Nobel Prize in 1955. It is a masterfully written tragicomedy about the oath-brothers Thorgeir and Thormod, inspired by the old Icelandic sagas Saga of the Sworn Brothers and Saga of Saint Olaf . The brothers fight for glory, raid for treasure, and... more...

  • When a Laird Finds a Lassby Lecia Cornwall

    St. Martin's Press 2016; US$ 4.99

    The next enchanting book in Lecia Cornwall's Highland Fairytale series. more...

  • Crucifixion?s A Doddleby Julian Doyle

    Clink Street Publishing 2016; US$ 4.99

    As Julian Doyle, the editor of Monty Python's film Life of Brian, watched the comedy teams attempt to be crucified, for the end of their film, he began to notice something was seriously wrong. Checking for images of the crucified Jesus, he found none. The first appearing nearly 400 years after the event. But, not only were there no images of Jesus... more...

  • The Foretellingby Alice Hoffman

    Open Road Media 2016; US$ 14.99

    New York Times Bestseller: A lyrical, suspenseful coming-of-age story based on Greek myths of a race of woman warriors living near the Black Sea. Born out of sorrow in an ancient time of blood and war, Rain is a girl marked by destiny. Her mother, Alina, is the proud queen of a tribe of female warriors, yet she refuses to touch or even look... more...

  • The Starlit Woodby Dominik Parisien; Navah Wolfe

    Saga Press 2016; US$ 25.99 US$ 17.99

    An all-new anthology of cross-genre fairy tale retellings, featuring an all-star lineup of award-winning and critically acclaimed writers. Once upon a time . It?s how so many of our most beloved stories start. Fairy tales have dominated our cultural imagination for centuries. From the Brothers Grimm to the Countess d?Aulnoy, from Charles Perrault... more...

  • Fairy Tales for the Disillusionedby Gretchen Schultz; Lewis Seifert

    Princeton University Press 2016; US$ 22.95 US$ 18.36

    The wolf is tricked by Red Riding Hood into strangling her grandmother and is subsequently arrested. Sleeping Beauty and Cinderella do not live happily ever after. And the fairies are saucy, angry, and capricious. Fairy Tales for the Disillusioned collects thirty-six tales, many newly translated, by writers associated with the decadent literary... more...

  • Once Upon Nowby Ali Novak; Danielle Banas; Mikaela Bender; J. M. Butler; Debra Goelz; Shannon Klare; R.S. Kovach; Tammy Oja; Christine Owen; Jesse Sprague

    Gallery Books 2016; US$ 7.99 US$ 5.50

    An exclusive collection of new modern tales with a fantastical twist, from some of the most beloved writers on Wattpad. Discover this anthology of everyday stories influenced by fairytales and mythology?from ten Wattpad authors, all voted by the site?s users, featuring your favorite celebrities, all with a touch of fantasy and whimsy. If you enjoyed... more...

  • Fest-Noz sur le Nilby Michèle Corfdir

    Primento Digital Publishing 2016; US$ 7.99

    Un voyage touristique en apparence... Qui n'a pas eu un jour envie de visiter l'Égypte ? Ils sont de Quimper, de Brest et de Rennes. De Vannes, de Chartres et de Paimpol? Douze touristes bretons, accompagnés de leur guide égyptien, embarquent à Louxor pour une croisière sur le Nil. Mais découvrir le pays des pharaons est-il pour tous le véritable... more...

  • The Warrior's Blood (e-short story)by M. K. Hume

    Headline 2016; US$ 0.99

    A dramatic and gripping exclusive e-short story set in Roman Britain that brings the bitter rivalry between Constans, son of Emperor Constantine III, and Lord Vortigern vividly to life. Constans travels to Vienna to relieve his father's troops, accompanied by the Cymru king, Vortigern, who cannot decide of the boy should live or die in order to facilitate... more...