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The Secret History of Bigfoot: Field Notes on a North American Monster By John O’Connor Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9781464216633
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Published: Sourcebooks - February 6th, 2024

"A winning portrait of America at its weirdest." — Publishers Weekly STARRED Review

From the shrouded forests of the Pacific Northwest to off-the-wall cryptozoological conventions, one man searches high and low for the answer to the question: real or not, why do we want to believe?


Bird's Eye View: A Tapestry of Maya Mythology, Motherhood, and Making Life Anew By Jan Capps Cover Image
$21.95
ISBN: 9798888242018
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Published: Koehler Books - January 9th, 2024

When Jan Moves to Guatemala with her young daughter to run a medical clinic on the heels of her divorce, she knows the experience will be difficult and life-changing. But she doesn't anticipate all the ways she will change.


The Little Encyclopedia of Fairies: An A-to-Z Guide to Fae Magic (The Little Encyclopedias of Mythological Creatures) By Ojo Opanike Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780762484836
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Published: Running Press Adult - February 6th, 2024

From the mountains of Northern Italy to the remote forests of Nigeria, diverse fairies from around the world come together in this little encyclopedia . . . 

Naughty and nice, unpredictable and typically tiny, fairies remain one of the most enduring folk creatures, featuring in mythologies across cultures and throughout history.


Granny Thornapple's Book of Charms: Magic & Folklore from the Ozark Mountains By Brandon Weston Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9780738776088
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Published: Llewellyn Publications - January 8th, 2024

Little Ann was born in Nelson's Holler during a thunderstorm on the same day her grandmother died. She was also born with the gift. Follow Ann's story as she grows up learning the folkways, connects with her natural cunning, and eventually becomes her town's charmer, earning the name "Granny Thornapple."


Indian Ancient Origins: Stories Of People & Civilization (Flame Tree Collector's Editions) By Roshen Dalal (Introduction by), J.K. Jackson (General editor) Cover Image
By Roshen Dalal (Introduction by), J.K. Jackson (General editor)
$14.99
ISBN: 9781804176177
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Published: Flame Tree Collections - April 16th, 2024

Beautiful edition with a new introduction to the history of the land and the people, highlighting the origins of myth and folklore.

The story of Ancient India, the vast land that stretches from the Himalayas in the North to the Oceans far south, can be traced back to the 8th millennium BCE.


Aesop’s Animals: The Science Behind the Fables By Jo Wimpenny Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781472966926
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Published: Bloomsbury Sigma - January 9th, 2024

Despite originating more than two-and-a-half thousand years ago, Aesop's Fables are still passed on from parent to child, and are embedded in our collective consciousness. The morals we have learned from these tales continue to inform our judgements, but have the stories also informed how we regard their animal protagonists? Are wolves deceptive villains? Are crows insightful geniuses?


The Little Encyclopedia of Mythical Horses: An A-to-Z Guide to Legendary Steeds (The Little Encyclopedias of Mythological Creatures) By Eliza Berkowitz Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780762484898
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Published: Running Press Adult - February 6th, 2024

From Arthurian legend to tales of ancient China, horses have traversed the world alongside humans for centuries, and their heroic adventures are gathered here in this one-of-a-kind little encyclopedia . .


The Night Parade: A Speculative Memoir By Jami Nakamura Lin Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780063213234
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Published: Mariner Books - November 7th, 2023

A Most Anticipated Book by Poets & Writers • The Boston Globe • San Francisco Chronicle • Los Angeles Times The Millions • Library Journal Book Riot • Debutiful and many more! 


Immerse yourself in stories of gods and goddesses of the underworld and explore how themes of death, love, and revenge are depicted in folklore and mythology by different cultures around the world.

Myths of the Underworld is a vibrant collection of ten retellings of forbidden love, acts of vengeance, and naive attractions.


Finding the Way: The Life of a Seeker By Y. R. Lacska Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9798218270117
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Published: Wisdom House Books - November 17th, 2023

We are all wandering through life to get to know ourselves better, to understand our purpose in the world, and to respond to an inner calling we cannot fully describe or understand." These are the words of author, Y.R. Lacska.


Wolfish: Wolf, Self, and the Stories We Tell About Fear By Erica Berry Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781250832672
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Published: Flatiron Books - February 20th, 2024

For fans of Helen MacDonald’s H is for Hawk and Mary Roach, Erica Berry’s WOLFISH blends science, history, and cultural criticism in a years-long journey to understand our myths about wolves, and track one legendary wolf, OR-7, from the Wallowa Mountains of Oregon


Myth and Meaning: Conversations on Mythology and Life By Joseph Campbell, Stephen Gerringer (Editor) Cover Image
$28.95
ISBN: 9781608688517
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Published: New World Library - November 14th, 2023

A wide-ranging collection of insights from legendary mythologist Joseph Campbell, sourced from rare and previously unpublished interviews