Literature & Fiction

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  • booksreddit.com:Seveneves: A Novel

    Seveneves: A Novel

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    From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Anathem, Reamde, and Cryptonomicon comes an exciting and thought-provoking science fiction epic—a grand story of annihilation and survival spanning five thousand years.What would happen if the world were ending?A catastrophic event renders the earth a ticking time bomb. In a feverish race against the inevitable, nations around the globe band together to devise an ambitious plan to ensure the survival of humanity far beyond our atmosphere, in ou…


  • booksreddit.com:Introduction to Folklore: Traditional Studies in Europe and Elsewhere

    Introduction to Folklore: Traditional Studies in Europe and Elsewhere

    4031

    I often see in fantasy a person being “x moons old” or “x summers old”. Has this ever been the case in real life? When did it become standard to refer to someone as “x years old”?
    Folklore! The very word captures the imagination and sends the mind on flights of fancy. Dragons, ogres, witches, elves, and heroes and heroines, all featured in legend and folktales, known to anyone who had a story read to them as a child or who saw a film adapted from these tales. And yet, oral traditions and the beliefs they reflect, as well as the customs and magical practices of pre-industrial Europe, are poorly understood by many because this is the realm of the folk, removed from the w… more about book…


  • booksreddit.com:The Hitman and the Rose

    The Hitman and the Rose

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    A Hitman with a troubled past finds himself stunned when he receives a letter from a nine year old girl. He usually charges a quarter of a million dollars per hit, but finds just $23.42 inside the envelope along with a plea to free her from her abusive father. But there are more abusers than meets the eye. There will be blood. And lots of it. A tale that began as a writing prompt response on Reddit.com, The Hitman and the Rose is a Novella that deals in revenge. It is the story of a man redis…


  • booksreddit.com:Defending Middle-Earth: Tolkien

    Defending Middle-Earth: Tolkien, Myth and Modernity

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    Although highly popular “The Lord of the Rings” has also been widely labelled as reactionary and escapist by hostile critics. This text shows just how mistaken they are. He reveals Tolkien’s profound and subtle advocacy of community, ecology and spiritual values against the destructive forces of runaway modernity. Tolkien’s remedy, and the project implicit in his literary mythology, is a re-enchantment of the world. In helping us to realize that living nature, including humanity, is sacred, h…


  • booksreddit.com:Flatland/Sphereland (Everyday Handbook)

    Flatland/Sphereland (Everyday Handbook)

    2572

    A century-old classic of British letters that charmed and fascinated generations of readers with its witty satire of Victorian society and its unique insights, by analogy, into the fourth dimension.


  • booksreddit.com:Thrill Murray (coloring book)

    Thrill Murray (coloring book)

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    Be it in Ghostbusters, Lost in Translation, lost in translation or now, Moonrise Kingdom Bill Murray has become a favorite of the modern screen, the heartbeat of any DVD collection This a collection of images, assembled in a coloring book inspired by the great man himself. Color him in, you can even go outside the lines. “Thrill Murray fills us with so much joy. Is that a better name than any book on your bookshelf? Yes, yes it is.” Atlantic Wire “Belly Kids have announced a great new Bill…


  • booksreddit.com:Penpal

    Penpal

    2493

    Penpal began as a series of short and interconnected stories posted on an online horror forum. Before long, it was adapted into illustrations, audio recordings, and short films; and that was before it was revised and expanded into a novel!How much do you remember about your childhood?In Penpal, a man investigates the seemingly unrelated bizarre, tragic, and horrific occurrences of his childhood in an attempt to finally understand them. Beginning with only fragments of his earliest years, you’…


  • booksreddit.com:The Stickwick Staplers

    The Stickwick Staplers

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    A collection of Bernie Douglas’s comedic works, including The Lives of Two Toed Sloths, Jimmy Gets a Tree Stuck on his Face, White DMC and How to Die: or The Good Gatsby


  • booksreddit.com:Dangerous Women

    Dangerous Women

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    All new and original to this volume, the 21 stories in Dangerous Women include work by twelve New York Times bestsellers, and seven stories set in the authors’ bestselling continuities-including a new “Outlander” story by Diana Gabaldon, a tale of Harry Dresden’s world by Jim Butcher, a story from Lev Grossman set in the world of The Magicians, and a 35,000-word novella by George R. R. Martin about the Dance of the Dragons, the vast civil war that tore Westeros apart nearly two centuries bef…


  • booksreddit.com:Forging Divinity (The War of Broken Mirrors Book 1)

    Forging Divinity (The War of Broken Mirrors Book 1)

    2040

    Some say that in the city of Orlyn, godhood is on sale to the highest bidder. Thousands flock to the city each year, hoping for a chance at immortality.Lydia Hastings is a knowledge sorcerer, capable of extracting information from anything she touches. When she travels to Orlyn to validate the claims of the local faith, she discovers a conspiracy that could lead to a war between the world’s three greatest powers. At the focal point is a prisoner who bears a striking resemblance to the long-mi…


  • booksreddit.com:The Invisible Man (Signet Classics)

    The Invisible Man (Signet Classics)

    1973

    This masterpiece of science fiction is the fascinating story of Griffin, a scientist who creates a serum to render himself invisible, and his descent into madness that follows.


  • booksreddit.com:Demon's Plague

    Demon’s Plague

    1900

    Kingdoms through ages rise and fall. When an impossible plague from a far-off land finds its way to England, a blacksmith and a doctor are the only two men on Earth who have the ability to cure it. The plague does not bring death alone. Those afflicted by it lose themselves to the sickness. They become soulless plaguewalkers, empty shells of humanity who hunt and consume those who still live. They spread the disease until they are destroyed, and such violent action is the only way to stop the…


  • booksreddit.com:Introduction to Folklore: Traditional Studies in Europe and Elsewhere

    Introduction to Folklore: Traditional Studies in Europe and Elsewhere

    1885

    Folklore! The very word captures the imagination and sends the mind on flights of fancy. Dragons, ogres, witches, elves, and heroes and heroines, all featured in legend and folktales, known to anyone who had a story read to them as a child or who saw a film adapted from these tales. And yet, oral traditions and the beliefs they reflect, as well as the customs and magical practices of pre-industrial Europe, are poorly understood by many because this is the realm of the folk, removed from the w…


  • booksreddit.com:The Boyfriend Fantasies: Book 1

    The Boyfriend Fantasies: Book 1

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    Kate’s new boyfriend Stan has no clue she fantasizes so much about sex, but is pleasantly surprised when she starts to share. This 9,888 word book contains three dirty fantasies, all within the love story of Kate and Stan. The Boyfriend Fantasies Book 2 will continue in February! 1: Mr. Smith’s PlaytoyWhile she masturbates, Kate tells Stan her fantasy of being the new executive playtoy trained by elegant Miranda and bubbly Sarah.2: Another Man for You Kate’s fantasy involves two man, one to t…


  • booksreddit.com:Fight Night at the Futanari Club

    Fight Night at the Futanari Club

    1804

    Futanaris – beautiful, feminine creatures with breasts, a vagina… and a penis! When our hero accepts a job wrestling Futanaris for a hefty paycheck, he may have bitten off more than he can chew; his ass will literally be on the line in these no-holds-barred sexfights. If he wins, his defeated opponent is his plaything, but if he loses…….Fight Night at the Futanari Club contains five full-length matches, all male/Futanari.


  • booksreddit.com:Introduction to Folklore: Traditional Studies in Europe and Elsewhere

    Introduction to Folklore: Traditional Studies in Europe and Elsewhere

    1790

    Folklore! The very word captures the imagination and sends the mind on flights of fancy. Dragons, ogres, witches, elves, and heroes and heroines, all featured in legend and folktales, known to anyone who had a story read to them as a child or who saw a film adapted from these tales. And yet, oral traditions and the beliefs they reflect, as well as the customs and magical practices of pre-industrial Europe, are poorly understood by many because this is the realm of the folk, removed from the w…


  • booksreddit.com:Lizard Sunrise

    Lizard Sunrise

    1783

    A book of humorous* short stories covering such topics as Talking guns, Greek gods, lizards who actually run things and uhm…Donald Trump being a bad choice for President?*Humour is subjective, so you might not find the stories funny, though maybe consider that that’s your fault.


  • booksreddit.com:Until the Sun Falls

    Until the Sun Falls

    1441

    In the thirteenth century the Mongol hordes swept out of Mongolia to over-run half the world. This novel follows Psin, a Mongol general, through the military campaigns in Russia and Europe, among his own family and in his own heart.


  • booksreddit.com:House of Leaves

    House of Leaves

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    Years ago, when House of Leaves was first being passed around, it was nothing more than a badly bundled heap of paper, parts of which would occasionally surface on the Internet. No one could have anticipated the small but devoted following this terrifying story would soon command. Starting with an odd assortment of marginalized youth — musicians, tattoo artists, programmers, strippers, environmentalists, and adrenaline junkies — the book eventually made its way into the hands of older gener…