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Damsel by Elana K. Arnold

Damsel by Elana K. Arnold A dark, twisted, unforgettable fairy tale from Elana K. Arnold, author of the National Book Award finalist What Girls Are Made Of The rite has existed for as long as anyone can remember: when the prince-who-will-be-king comes of age, he must venture out into the gray lands, slay a fierce dragon, and rescue a damsel to be his bride. This is the way things have always been. When Ama wakes in …

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Conri Clan Series by Emilie J. Howard

Conri Clan Series by Emilie J. Howard   Faolan: The Younger Years (Conri Clan Series Book 1) Born of bone and flesh against Odin’s law, she was stolen as a toddler. She was manipulated, trained, and molded into one of Valhalla’s fiercest warriors. Cast into battle alongside the Norse gods, would she become the last surviving Shield Maiden following Ragnarok, the seemingly endless battle? This is a tale of her younger years. The Shield Maiden …

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The World of Lore: Monstrous Creatures by Aaron Mahnke (The World of Lore #1)

The World of Lore: Monstrous Creatures by Aaron Mahnke (The World of Lore #1) A fascinating, beautifully illustrated guide to the monsters that are part of our collective psyche, from the host of the hit podcast Lore, soon to be an online streaming series. They live in shadows–deep in the forest, late in the night, in the dark recesses of our minds. They’re spoken of in stories and superstitions, relics of an unenlightened age, old …

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Norse Mythology by Charles River Editors & Andrew Scott

Norse Mythology by Charles River Editors & Andrew Scott The History of the Norse Pantheon and the Most Famous Myths Much of what is known of the Norse myths comes from the 10th century onwards. Until this time and, indeed, for centuries afterwards, Norse culture (particularly that of Iceland, where the myths were eventually transcribed) was an oral culture. In fact, in all Scandinavian countries well into the 13th century laws were memorized by officials …

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Once Upon A Tear by Amy Sousa (The Land of Dreams #1)

Once Upon A Tear by Amy Sousa (The Land of Dreams #1) When Annabella is pulled into her storybook, she thinks it’s a dream come true. But it’s not long before her new reality reveals its darker side and she finds herself in the middle of a war, the stakes far greater than she could have imagined. When Annabella’s parents fall victim to a family curse, the only chance she has at saving them is …

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The Arabian Nights by Sir Richard Burton

The Arabian Nights by Sir Richard Burton The Arabian Nights is your magic carpet ride to exotic lands full of wonders and marvels. First collected nearly a thousand years ago, these folktales are presented as stories that crafty Scheherazade tells her husband, King Shahryar, over a thousand-and-one consecutive nights, to pique his interest for the next evening’s entertainment and thereby save her life. Among them are some of the best-known legends of eastern storytelling, including …

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Would You Believe It? by Karen Stollznow

Would You Believe It? by Karen Stollznow

Would You Believe It?: Mysterious Tales From People You’d Least Expect by Karen Stollznow Has anything mysterious ever happened to you? Experiences of this kind are more common than you think. And they happen to people you’d least expect, even notable scientists and skeptics. This collection features personal stories and experiences of the mysterious, as told by Banachek, Susan Blackmore, Joe Nickell, Eugenie Scott, Chris French, Ken Feder, George Hrab, Steve Cuno, Ray Hyman, and many …

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Once Upon a Happy Ending: An Anthology of Reimagined Fairy Tales by Casey Lane

Once Upon a Happy Ending: An Anthology of Reimagined Fairy Tales by Casey Lane

Once Upon a Happy Ending: An Anthology of Reimagined Fairy Tales by Casey Lane (and Others) 15 fairy tale classics reborn. 15 endings you’ll have to read to believe! What if Beauty was the beast? What if Little Red Riding Hood was a sacrifice? The stories of Cinderella, Rapunzel, and Sleeping Beauty have been told countless times over, but never quite like this… Once Upon a Happy Ending features your favorite tales retold by 16 …

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