Science Fiction & Fantasy

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

    Introduction to Folklore: Traditional Studies in Europe and Elsewhere

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    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:Dungeons & Dragons Starter Set: Fantasy Roleplaying Game Starter Set (D&D Boxed Game)

    Dungeons & Dragons Starter Set: Fantasy Roleplaying Game Starter Set (D&D Boxed Game)

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    Explore subterranean labyrinths! Plunder hoards of treasure! Battle legendary monsters! The Dungeons & Dragons Starter Set is your gateway to action-packed stories of the imagination. This box contains the essential rules of the game plus everything you need to play heroic characters on perilous adventures in worlds of fantasy. Ideal for a group of 4 – 6, the Dungeons & Dragons Starter Set includes a 64-page adventure book with everything the Dungeon Master needs to get started, a 32-page rul…


  • 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:Dungeons & Dragons Starter Set: Fantasy Roleplaying Game Starter Set (D&D Boxed Game)

    Dungeons & Dragons Starter Set: Fantasy Roleplaying Game Starter Set (D&D Boxed Game)

    2257

    Explore subterranean labyrinths! Plunder hoards of treasure! Battle legendary monsters! The Dungeons & Dragons Starter Set is your gateway to action-packed stories of the imagination. This box contains the essential rules of the game plus everything you need to play heroic characters on perilous adventures in worlds of fantasy. Ideal for a group of 4 – 6, the Dungeons & Dragons Starter Set includes a 64-page adventure book with everything the Dungeon Master needs to get started, a 32-page rul…


  • 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: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:Ender's Game (The Ender Quintet)

    Ender’s Game (The Ender Quintet)

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    In order to develop a secure defense against a hostile alien race’s next attack, government agencies breed child geniuses and train them as soldiers. A brilliant young boy, Andrew “Ender” Wiggin lives with his kind but distant parents, his sadistic brother Peter, and the person he loves more than anyone else, his sister Valentine. Peter and Valentine were candidates for the soldier-training program but didn’t make the cut–young Ender is the Wiggin drafted to the orbiting Battle School for ri…


  • booksreddit.com:The Song and the Pendant

    The Song and the Pendant

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    Actual Length: 246,000 words (~900 pages, if it were a paperback.)The Song and the Pendant is an epic science fiction romantic fantasy comedy; a pseudo-fictional work of archaeological theology and speculative futurist super-hero quasi-Victorian space drama that will shatter your expectations, and possibly even your heart.This is the typical age-old tale of girl meets boy, boy is gay, space vortex almost kills them, girl goes to opera, boy and girl get sucked into interstellar time war, girl …


  • booksreddit.com:The Whirlwind in the Thorn Tree (The Outlaw King Book 1)

    The Whirlwind in the Thorn Tree (The Outlaw King Book 1)

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    From award-winning author S. A. Hunt comes a blockbuster fantasy tale inspired by such old-school fantasy classics as Stephen King’s The Dark Tower, C. S. Lewis’s Chronicles of Narnia, and Madeleine L’Engle’s A Wrinkle in Time.After coming home from a stint in Afghanistan, veteran Ross Brigham learns that his father has passed away. Dearly departed Dad was a famous fantasy novelist, and the 300 fans that show up for the funeral demand that Ross finish E. R. Brigham’s long-running magnum opus….


  • booksreddit.com:Getting Into Medical School: The Ultimate Guide for the Anxious Premed

    Getting Into Medical School: The Ultimate Guide for the Anxious Premed

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    So, you want to be a doctor? The Ultimate Guide for the Anxious Premed is the best resource out there for any medical school applicant, regardless of where they are in the process. This publication will guide you through every step of the application process: from your first day of undergraduate classes to the day you matriculate in medical school. Along the way, you will learn how to build a competitive resume during your undergraduate years, and learn some great study tips for the MCAT. You…


  • booksreddit.com:Ass Goblins of Auschwitz

    Ass Goblins of Auschwitz

    840

    AS SEEN ON COMEDY CENTRAL’S @MIDNIGHT!  It’s Monty Python meets Nazi exploitation in a surreal nightmare as can only be imagined by Bizarro author Cameron Pierce. In a land where black snow falls in the shape of swastikas, there exists a nightmarish prison camp known as Auschwitz. It is run by a fascist, flatulent race of aliens called the Ass Goblins, who travel in apple-shaped spaceships to abduct children from the neighboring world of Kidland. Prisoners 999 and 1001 are co…


  • booksreddit.com:Twins in Time

    Twins in Time

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    Twins in Time is a visual adventure written in verse. It is written with children in mind, but particularly intelligent adults are welcome to come along. Twins in Time explores the classic physics question called “The Twins Paradox” in a brisk and lighthearted style.Each page is a full color painting by acclaimed children’s book illustrator, Chris Jones. The text of the story is written by Zach Weinersmith, the cartoonist who creates Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal.For those who demand a bi…


  • booksreddit.com:The Miniature Book of Miniature Golf

    The Miniature Book of Miniature Golf

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    The perfect golfing gift: A book that is a complete, working 9-hole miniature golf course, with miniature golf balls and putter included. The first book you can play through. The book that’s a true original. Featuring nine themed courses, from pirates to dinosaurs to the classic windmill, The Miniature Book of Miniature Golf celebrates the silliness and the golf-for-everyone! attitude of Putt-Putt. Each page in the book is a cleverly designed hole, modeled on real mini golf courses. Tap the b…


  • booksreddit.com:A Viakov's Tale

    A Viakov’s Tale

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    Among the Viakov, the black bearfolk of Nith, a height of less than seven feet means you’re a runt. If that wasn’t bad enough, Abnayrn can’t find a single trade that he’s decent in either. Needless to say, he’s having a difficult time passing into adulthood. But the arrival of Master Toothless changes everything when he is chosen to be the famous bard’s assistant. That week, Abnayrn learns that the simple life he has always longed for is a facade. Unhinged, the young bearfolk chooses to leave…


  • booksreddit.com:Old Man's War

    Old Man’s War

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    John Perry did two things on his 75th birthday. First he visited his wife’s grave. Then he joined the army.The good news is that humanity finally made it into interstellar space. The bad news is that planets fit to live on are scarce―and alien races willing to fight us for them are common. So: we fight. To defend Earth, and to stake our own claim to planetary real estate. Far from Earth, the war has been going on for decades: brutal, bloody, unyielding.Earth itself is a backwater. The bulk of…


  • booksreddit.com:The Atlas of Middle-Earth (Revised Edition)

    The Atlas of Middle-Earth (Revised Edition)

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    Karen Wynn Fonstad’s THE ATLAS OF MIDDLE-EARTH is an essential volume that will enchant all Tolkien fans. Here is the definitive guide to the geography of Middle-earth, from its founding in the Elder Days through the Third Age, including the journeys of Bilbo, Frodo, and the Fellowship of the Ring. Authentic and updated — nearly one third of the maps are new, and the text is fully revised — the atlas illuminates the enchanted world created in THE SILMARILLION, THE HOBBIT, and THE LORD OF TH…


  • booksreddit.com:Ass Goblins of Auschwitz

    Ass Goblins of Auschwitz

    676

    AS SEEN ON COMEDY CENTRAL’S @MIDNIGHT!  It’s Monty Python meets Nazi exploitation in a surreal nightmare as can only be imagined by Bizarro author Cameron Pierce. In a land where black snow falls in the shape of swastikas, there exists a nightmarish prison camp known as Auschwitz. It is run by a fascist, flatulent race of aliens called the Ass Goblins, who travel in apple-shaped spaceships to abduct children from the neighboring world of Kidland. Prisoners 999 and 1001 are co…


  • booksreddit.com:The Atlas of Middle-Earth (Revised Edition)

    The Atlas of Middle-Earth (Revised Edition)

    619

    Karen Wynn Fonstad’s THE ATLAS OF MIDDLE-EARTH is an essential volume that will enchant all Tolkien fans. Here is the definitive guide to the geography of Middle-earth, from its founding in the Elder Days through the Third Age, including the journeys of Bilbo, Frodo, and the Fellowship of the Ring. Authentic and updated — nearly one third of the maps are new, and the text is fully revised — the atlas illuminates the enchanted world created in THE SILMARILLION, THE HOBBIT, and THE LORD OF TH…


  • booksreddit.com:Fireflies for Nathan (Picture Puffins)

    Fireflies for Nathan (Picture Puffins)

    599

    Offers a look into the special bond between a child and his grandparents as Nathan, during a visit to his grandparents, discovers that they have kept the jar with which his father used to collect fireflies, demonstrating the simple yet special connections between generations. Reprint. SLJ.