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Heroes: The Greek Myths Reimagined (Greek Mythology Book for Adults, Book of Greek Myths and Hero Tales) (Stephen Fry's Greek Myths #2) Cover Image
ISBN: 9781797201863
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Published: Chronicle Books - June 2nd, 2020

In this sequel to the bestselling Mythos, legendary author and actor Stephen Fry moves from the exploits of the Olympian gods to the deeds of mortal heroes.

Courting the Wild Twin Cover Image
ISBN: 9781603589505
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Published: Chelsea Green Publishing Company - March 11th, 2020

Master mythologist Martin Shaw uses timeless story-wisdom to examine our broken relationship with the world

The Granville Hermit Cover Image
ISBN: 9781949066395
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Published: Onion River Press - February 4th, 2020

What drives a man to withdraw?

What drove a quiet man to choose a life of solitude--away from people he knew, and grew up with?

Faery: A Guide to the Lore, Magic & World of the Good Folk Cover Image
By John T. Kruse, Morgan Daimler (Foreword by)
ISBN: 9780738761893
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Published: Llewellyn Publications - March 8th, 2020


Mythology: Captivating Greek, Egyptian, Norse Celtic and Roman Myths of Gods, Goddesses, Heroes, and Monsters Cover Image
ISBN: 9781952191268
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Published: Refora Publications - February 27th, 2020

Foxfire Story: Oral Tradition in Southern Appalachia Cover Image
ISBN: 9780525436317
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Published: Anchor - April 28th, 2020

Since 1972, the Foxfire books have preserved and celebrated the culture of Southern Appalachia for countless readers all around the world. In Foxfire Story, folklorist (and Foxfire director) T.J. Smith collects some of his favorite stories from the archives to illuminate the oral traditions that have been part of the culture of the mountains for centuries.

Superstition: A Very Short Introduction Cover Image
ISBN: 9780198819257
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Published: Oxford University Press, USA - March 2nd, 2020

Do you touch wood for luck, or avoid hotel rooms on floor thirteen? Would you cross the path of a black cat, or step under a ladder? Is breaking a mirror just an expensive waste of glass, or something rather more sinister? Despite the dominance of science in today's world, superstitious beliefs - both traditional and new - remain surprisingly popular.

Warriors, Witches, Women: Mythology's Fiercest Females Cover Image
By Kate Hodges, Harriet Lee Merrion (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781781319260
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Published: White Lion Publishing - March 3rd, 2020

Meet mythology’s fifty fiercest females in this modern retelling of the world’s greatest legends.

From feminist fairies to bloodsucking temptresses, half-human harpies and protective Vodou goddesses, these are women who go beyond long-haired, smiling stereotypes. Their stories are so powerful, so entrancing, that they have survived for millennia.

Gods and Robots: Myths, Machines, and Ancient Dreams of Technology Cover Image
ISBN: 9780691202266
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Published: Princeton University Press - April 21st, 2020

The fascinating untold story of how the ancients imagined robots and other forms of artificial life--and even invented real automated machines

Pagan Portals - Thor Cover Image
ISBN: 9781789041156
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Published: Moon Books - April 1st, 2020

Thor is an immensely popular God but also one of contradictions, whose complexity is sometimes underrated. Often depicted as oafish, he was clever enough to outwit the dwarf Alviss (All-wise). A god of storms and thunder, he brought fertility and blessed brides at weddings and although a defender of civilization and order, he usually travelled with a trickster deity.

Haunted Japan: Exploring the World of Japanese Yokai, Ghosts and the Paranormal Cover Image
ISBN: 9784805315828
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Published: Tuttle Publishing - July 28th, 2020

A delightfully creepy telling of Japanese ghost stories.

In the Valleys of the Noble Beyond: In Search of the Sasquatch Cover Image
ISBN: 9780802148988
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Published: Grove Press - May 19th, 2020

Set in a wild and immaculate landscape threatened by industry and environmental degradation, a compassionate and gripping exploration of one of the world's most baffling mysteries--the existence of the Sasquatch

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