Girl Meets Boy: The Myth of Iphis (Myths, The)

By Ali Smith

From the astonishingly gifted author of The unintended and Hotel global comes Ali Smith’s significant retelling of Ovid’s gender-bending fantasy of Iphis and Ianthe, as noticeable during the eyes of 2 Scottish sisters. Girl Meets Boy is approximately boys and girls, ladies and ladies, love and transformation, and the absurdity of consumerism, in addition to a narrative of reversals and revelations that's as sharply witty because it is lyrical. humorous, clean, poetic, and political, Girl Meets Boy is a fantasy of metamorphosis for an international made in Madison Avenue’s picture, and the funniest addition to the Myths sequence from Canongate on account that Margaret Atwood’s The Penelopiad.

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Go for the Gold, Atalanta! (Myth-O-Mania)

By Kate McMullan

The tale approximately Atalanta wasting a race simply because she stopped to gather the golden apples Melanion threw in her course is totally improper. the parable most folk comprehend is a lie created through that myth-o-maniac Zeus. in fact, Atalanta can have gained that race it doesn't matter what! Hades is again to bare the reality in the back of one other Greek fantasy.

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Clashing Tempest

By Brandon Witt

2nd version

Men of fable: e-book 3

Finn de Morisco understands he's jogging right into a catch while he enters the Vampire Cathedral to rescue his sister Cynthia. Aided by way of Schwint and his different sister, Caitlin, he intends to unfastened Cynthia and steer clear of enslavement. but if he confronts the grasp of the Voice that has tortured him, Finn faces a grim selection: compromise his soul or lose his family members.

For centuries contributors of the Chromis tribe have disappeared, and Brett Wright is on a quest to find the destiny of the captive mers and to forestall the abductions. regardless of the chance of tribal battle, he embarks on a perilous ocean trip to discover different mer tribes experiencing an analogous plight. whilst future brings him again to land, Brett encounters new allies and outdated hazards whereas coming to grips with the earlier.

First variation released by way of Dreamspinner Press, 2013.

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Awaken (Abandon Trilogy, Book 3)

By Meg Cabot

From no 1 manhattan occasions bestselling writer Meg Cabot, the darkish reimagining of the Persephone fantasy involves an exciting conclusion.

Death has her in his clutches. She doesn't wish him to permit go.

Seventeen-year-old Pierce Oliviera knew via accepting the affection of John Hayden, she'd be compelled to reside eternally within the one position she's continually dreaded so much: the Underworld. The sacrifice appeared worthy it, although, since it intended she might be with the boy she loves.

But now her happiness -- and safeguard -- are threatened, all as the Furies have came across that John has damaged considered one of their strictest ideas: He revived a human soul.

If the stability among lifestyles and loss of life isn't fastened, either the Underworld and Pierce's domestic again on the earth may be wiped away. yet there's just one approach to fix order. anyone has to die.

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American Gods: A Novel

By Neil Gaiman

Published from felony, Shadow unearths his international became the wrong way up. His spouse has been killed; a mysterious stranger bargains him a task. yet Mr. Wednesday, who is familiar with extra approximately Shadow than is feasible, warns hurricane is coming -- a conflict for the very soul of the USA . . . and they're in its direct path.

One of the main talked-about books of the hot millennium, American Gods is a kaleidoscopic trip deep into delusion and throughout an American panorama instantaneously eerily widespread and totally alien. it's, effectively, a latest masterpiece.

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