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Myriad Part 3

JR Corry "Jenny"
 
Writing Magic: Creating Stories that Fly
Writing Magic: Creating Stories that Fly
"Magical" guide to writing, by one of the top fantasy authors! Levine shares wonderful tips for authors, entertaining stories of her own life, and cool writing exercises"
Worst-Case Scenario Survival Handbook: College
Worst-Case Scenario Survival Handbook: College
"Clever and ultimately helpful guide to surviving college. Useful tips for everything from avoiding laundry to surviving with a bad roommate"
The Worst-Case Scenario Survival Handbook: Work
The Worst-Case Scenario Survival Handbook: Work
"Another crafty book, with humor as well as great tips! This guide helps you get through work, from avoiding a bad job to surviving bad coworkers and bosses"
How to Be a Lady: A Contemporary Guide to Common Courtesy (A Gentlemanners Book)
How to Be a Lady: A Contemporary Guide to Common Courtesy (A Gentlemanners Book)
"A commonsensical guide to living. It may look trite, but it's really a lovely and useful little book"
The Prairie Girl's Guide to Life: How to Sew a Sampler Quilt & 49 Other Pioneer Projects for the Modern Girl
The Prairie Girl's Guide to Life: How to Sew a Sampler Quilt & 49 Other Pioneer Projects for the Modern Girl
"Charming and interesting guide to golden prairie life. Welcome to the past with great tips for the present!"
Death by Darjeeling (A Tea Shop Mystery)
Death by Darjeeling (A Tea Shop Mystery)
"Chilling mystery with a warm background: a tea shop owner finds herself caught up in the murder of a local man. This well-written series comes with a delicious tea recipe at the end of each book"
The Nancy Drew Cookbook: Clues to Good Cooking
The Nancy Drew Cookbook: Clues to Good Cooking
"Delicious and nutritious book from a master sleuth! Who would have known she'd have time to cook while solving all those mysteries?"
Nancy Drew's Guide To Life (Running Press Miniature Editions)
Nancy Drew's Guide To Life (Running Press Miniature Editions)
"This miniature book is loaded with tips at how to survive as a sleuth (and occassionally, a bit of a sneak :) Witty and cool!"
The Dangerous Book for Boys
The Dangerous Book for Boys
"Classic, raw, and fun activities and lessons for boys! From hunting and tanning skins to chess-playing and archery, this is a blast of a book every boy will devour."
The Pocket Dangerous Book for Boys: Things to Do
The Pocket Dangerous Book for Boys: Things to Do
"Totally cool sequel of sorts to the above! Includes both some of the same activities and totally awesome new ones"
Daring Book for Girls, The
Daring Book for Girls, The
"Wonderful companion to the boys' book, this time addressing girls. This awesome book covers a variety of activities, from essential stuff like changing tires to fun stuff like jump rope and party games."
The Pocket Daring Book for Girls: Things to Do
The Pocket Daring Book for Girls: Things to Do
"Great continuation of the above, with both old and new activities. These books are endlessly fun!"
My Mercies Journal (A Companion Journal for Calm My Anxious Heart)
My Mercies Journal (A Companion Journal for Calm My Anxious Heart)
"Gorgeous journal, with Scripture verse and special writings to remind you of God's many blessings. This book in itself is a blessing!"
Inside the Walls of Troy (Laurel-Leaf Books)
Inside the Walls of Troy (Laurel-Leaf Books)
"Great retelling of "Helen of Troy", this time told through the eyes of the two most vital women: the burdened Helen and haunted Cassandra. Wonderful, adventurous book"
The Great God Pan
The Great God Pan
"Deeply written retelling of the myth of the god Pan, uniting the tale of his curse with another Greek myth and revealing his love for a deeply imperiled woman. Beautiful lovestory by a master writer!"
The Penelopiad: The Myth of Penelope and Odysseus
The Penelopiad: The Myth of Penelope and Odysseus
"Brilliant and poetic retelling of an ancient myth, through the eyes of the wife left behind and pondering her vows. Margaret Atwood's classic blend of poetic prose and sharp satire reach its peak in this volume"
Till We Have Faces: A Myth Retold
Till We Have Faces: A Myth Retold
"Wonderful and gorgeously written retelling of "Cupid and Psyche", giving the complex characters brightly woven voices. Lewis strikes again"
Wild Women in the Kitchen: 101 Rambunctious Recipes & 99 Tasty Tales
Wild Women in the Kitchen: 101 Rambunctious Recipes & 99 Tasty Tales
"Enjoy reading not only delicious recipes, but totally awesome stories of some of the most rambunctious women in history. While some of the women were good and some were bad, all their stories (and these recipes) are quite flavorful and fun to read!"
Shopgirl: A Novella
Shopgirl: A Novella
"Beautifully and deeply written little book, exploring the hearts of women and men through a young shopgirl and the two men who consider a union with her. Steve Martin's a great writer!"
Killing Mr. Griffin
Killing Mr. Griffin
"Suspenseful, gripping tale of a girl caught up in a dangerous prank against a teacher. When things go wrong and someone ends up dead, the group of plotting teens begin to turn on each other.."
Who Killed Mr. Chippendale?: A Mystery in Poems
Who Killed Mr. Chippendale?: A Mystery in Poems
"Fascinating and unique book, a mystery told in poems! When a teacher is killed, each person at the school who knew him shares their perspective in poem form"
The Taking of Room 114: A Hostage Drama in Poems
The Taking of Room 114: A Hostage Drama in Poems
"Another suspenseful drama in poems, this time with a hostage situation at school. Each student's story is shared in cool free verse"
Split Image
Split Image
"Moving book, about the most popular girl in school and what her life with a disabled brother and dependent parents is really like. Another gem told in poem form and different voices"
A Poem Traveled Down My Arm: Poems and Drawings
A Poem Traveled Down My Arm: Poems and Drawings
"Beautiful free-verse poems, accompanied with drawings. A lovely and fresh look at the world through the eyes of a wild soul"
An Appetite for Passion Cookbook
An Appetite for Passion Cookbook
"A cookbook ripe with passion in culinary craft. Learn to put the zest of your spirit into your cooking and enjoy the fruits of the results. Clever and creative piece!"
Enchanted: Erotic Bedtime Stories For Women (Erotic Fiction)
Enchanted: Erotic Bedtime Stories For Women (Erotic Fiction)
"I'm afraid some of these tales have bad sexual taste, but luckily there are gems that make the book worth owning. The worthy tales are "East of the Sun", "Cinderella", "Mirror on the Wall", "Sheep in Wolf's Clothing", and "Ugly Duckling". These beautiful stories not only offer a romp through old tales made anew, but are deeper than the rest."
Rumpelstiltskin's Daughter
Rumpelstiltskin's Daughter
"Lovely retelling of Rumpelstiltskin, this time continuing the story with a new and special character. Great twist on an old tale!"
The Rumpelstiltskin Problem
The Rumpelstiltskin Problem
"Speaking of 'ol Mr. Rumple, certain authors tend to find his tale a bit flumoxing and unsatisfactory. In this unique book, author Velde offers several retellings of the original tale. None of them are alike, but all are great fun! FWI: A few are not meant for really small children."
The Three Billy Goats Gruff/Just a Friendly Old Troll (Another Point of View)
The Three Billy Goats Gruff/Just a Friendly Old Troll (Another Point of View)
"Adorable and clever re-telling of the billy goat tale, newly told by the "misunderstood" troll who's tired of being judged by his looks"
Betsy Who Cried Wolf
Betsy Who Cried Wolf
"Hilarious and witty little retelling of "Boy who Cried Wolf", this time with a spunky shepherdess who befriends a wolf and several outspoken sheep! I can't get enough of Levine's humor"
The Frog Prince, Continued (Picture Puffin)
The Frog Prince, Continued (Picture Puffin)
"In this tale, the former frog prince reveals that he's unhappy in his royal marriage and would really prefer to be a frog again! Humorous book with unexpected twists"
The True Story of the Three Little Pigs
The True Story of the Three Little Pigs
"Author Scieszka's on a role with unusual and hilarious fairytale spins. In this one, that infamous Big Bad wolf offers HIS version on what happened with those three little porkers."
The Stinky Cheese Man 10th Anniversary (Viking Kestrel picture books)
The Stinky Cheese Man 10th Anniversary (Viking Kestrel picture books)
"Here, Scieszka tailspins several fairytales with hilarious and unique results. These mischievous characters can't even stay in their own tales! In this special edition, the dustjacket features a new story"
The Year's Best Fantasy and Horror: Ninth Annual Collection (No. 9)
The Year's Best Fantasy and Horror: Ninth Annual Collection (No. 9)
"As gothicly beautiful as its cover, this huge book features both original and retold myths and fairytales. Some are definitely duds, but there are plenty of gems to be found"
The Year's Best Fantasy and Horror: Eighteenth Annual Collection (Year's Best Fantasy & Horror)
The Year's Best Fantasy and Horror: Eighteenth Annual Collection (Year's Best Fantasy & Horror)
"One of the latest volumes in this awesome collection. More poems and stories, sometimes chilling and sometimes beautiful"
Ruby Slippers, Golden Tears
Ruby Slippers, Golden Tears
"A divine series of fairytales for adults! Like the two above-mentioned books, jewels of both light and darkness can be found here in both stories and poems"
Black Heart, Ivory Bones
Black Heart, Ivory Bones
"Another diamond in the collection of adult fairytales. There are five books altogether in this series, with both gorgeous stories and poems, but I chose to list the two that have at least three poems."