By Marie P Croall
From an East African village, into the Land of the useless: Marwe lives in a village the place meals is scarce. She attempts to be obedient, yet it is not easy to spend on a daily basis operating within the fields. whilst her carelessness ruins the village's plants, she's too scared to stand her indignant kin and runs away to the unusual Land of the lifeless. Marwe is aware she does not belong there. yet can she locate
By Jakob Ludwig Karl Grimm, Wilhelm Karl Grimm
For nearly centuries, the tales of magic and delusion collected through the Brothers Grimm were a part of the way in which children—and adults—learn in regards to the vagaries of the genuine global. Cinderella, Rapunzel, Snow-White, Hänsel and Gretel, Little Red-Cap (a.k.a. Little crimson driving Hood), and Briar-Rose (a.k.a. snoozing good looks) are just some of greater than 2 hundred captivating characters incorporated the following. Lyrically translated and fantastically illustrated, the stories are provided simply as Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm initially set them down: daring, primal, simply scary adequate, and perpetually attractive.
By Alyssa Brugman
The Equen Queen is the second one publication within the hugely winning sequence: Quentaris - Quest of the misplaced urban and is the sequel to The Spell of Undoing through Paul Collins. whereas moored to a brand new global Quentaris is approached by way of one other sky-city. The sky-traders on board appear pleasant and beneficiant, providing the Quentarans nutrients and gemstones, yet are in reality environment a capture for Quentaris. What are the equens and will they honestly heal the ill? regardless of wasting her specific powers, Tab Vidler needs to locate a few solutions quickly, earlier than all is misplaced.
By Nancy Madore
Following the overpowering luck of Enchanted, writer Nancy Madore has answered to her fans' pleas for a follow-up with a super moment collection—this time made from fantastically sensual, delightfully debauched and decidedly darker modern day interpretations of vintage nursery rhymes.
Meet Dan, the handyman whose toolbox is stuffed with surprises…Georgie Porgie, now not the boy who's content material with simply kissing girls…Jessica, who, torn among males, can be lured into the inaccurate web…Peter, whose wife's wandering eye arouses his libido… in addition to an engaging collection of characters who will entertain and arouse the grownup in you…
By Marie Le Prince de Beaumont
N one other vintage Disney pillaging, we've got the age-old fairy story good looks and the Beast, which was once initially released in French to extensive attractiveness. It contains a prosperous service provider with 3 daughters, of whom are little brats and person who is natural of middle, named Belle. The service provider loses all of his cash in a hurricane at sea, and they're compelled to stay in poverty. at some point there's notice that considered one of his ships has again unscathed, so the service provider is going to city to work out approximately his fortune, and asks his daughters what they need in the event that they are back wealthy. The daughters wish jewellery and attire, yet Belle would prefer a rose. there's actually no funds, and through his go back the daddy will get misplaced within the wooded area and unearths a magic fortress. He choices a rose for Belle, and is cursed to stay there ceaselessly. And here's the terrible half: he makes a decision that Belle may still come and remain on the fort in his position! so much people are conversant in the story, yet this half constantly will get me. Belle is just 14 years outdated! okay, she will get the prince in any case, yet dad must have baby protecting companies referred to as on him pronto.
By Sarah Diemer
Publisher: CreateSpace self sustaining Publishing Platform
Publication Date: 2011-05-12
Number of Pages: 264
Website: Amazon, LibraryThing, Google Books, Goodreads
Synopsis from Amazon:
Three thousand years in the past, a god instructed a lie. Now, just a goddess can inform the reality. Persephone has every thing a daughter of Zeus may want--except for freedom. She lives at the eco-friendly earth together with her mom, Demeter, transforming into up underneath the ever-watchful eyes of the gods and goddesses on Mount Olympus. but if Persephone meets the enigmatic Hades, she stories whatever new: selection. Zeus calls Hades "lord" of the lifeless as a comic story. truthfully, Hades is the goddess of the underworld, and no buddy of Zeus. She deals Persephone sanctuary in her land of the useless, so the younger goddess may well get away her Olympian future. yet Persephone unearths greater than freedom within the underworld. She reveals love, and herself.
GoodReads writer Information:
Author Name: Sarah Diemer
Author Description: I write approximately heroic, magical ladies who love ladies. YA writer of Golden Crown Award-winning THE darkish spouse (the lesbian, YA retelling of the Persephone fantasy) and TWIXT and co-author, with my impressive spouse, writer Jennifer Diemer, of venture Unicorn: A Lesbian YA Extravaganza.
Author URL: http://www.goodreads.com/author/show/4719155
By Sadhana Naithani
Can the examine of folklore live on brutal wars and nationalized misappropriations? Does folklore make feel in an age of fearsome expertise? those are of numerous questions this ebook addresses with particular and profound connection with the historical past of folklore reports in Germany. There within the early 19th century within the ideological context of romantic nationalism, the works of the Brothers Grimm pioneered the self-discipline. The sublimation of folklore experiences with the nation's political background reached a top within the Thirties lower than the Nazi regime. This e-book takes a whole examine what occurred to folklore after the tip of global warfare II and the defeat of the Nazis. a distinct concentrate on Lutz Röhrich (1923-2006), whose paintings spans the many years from 1955 to 2006, makes this ebook a special window right into a huge reclamation.
In 1945 Röhrich again from the warfront on the age of twenty-three, a wounded amputee. Resuming his schooling, he released his seminal Märchen und Wirklichkeit (Folktale and Reality) in 1956. Naithani argues that via this and a major physique of scholarship on folktale, folksong, proverbs, and riddles over the following a long time, Röhrich remodeled folklore scholarship via significantly demanding the legacies of Romanticism and Nazism in German folklore paintings. Sadhana Naithani's e-book is the 1st full-length therapy of this outstanding German pupil written in English.
By M. M. Buckner
What might you do for those who have been wealthy, vivid, full of life, nearly immortal—and approximately fed up? You’d invent a thrill game… it is the twenty third century and Nasir Deepra is 248 years previous, prosperous, saved younger by way of all-pervasive nanotechnology, a company govt and tired of existence. To spice issues up he has develop into an Agonist, dipping into battle zones--many of them in satellites orbiting the Earth--and filming his daredevil antics. Agonists have a wide fan-base who watch them on the web and so they experience the eye. A conflict surf is going badly and the Agonists lose their most sensible score among surfers, in order that they choose to up the ante and visit Heaven, a category 10 hassle conflict sector, the hardest, which will come back on best. Nasir is reluctant to move on account that he is at the board of administrators that controls Heaven and he is familiar with why it is a category 10. His more youthful female friend, Sheeba, talks him into it and catastrophe moves: Nasir and Sheeba are captured by means of staff who regulate Heaven. Nasir has to return to phrases with the brutal exploitation he has been part of and keep away from the "disease" that runs rampant among Heaven's employees. "An leading edge and intriguing learn. A treat." – C.J. Cherryh "Buckner hits one other homerun...action, personality, drama, and nice technology - it is all right here within the most modern from the most popular writer during this or the other famous person system." – Robert J. Sawyer Winner of the Philip okay. Dick Award