A GIRL, A PROPHECY, AND TWO WARRING GODS EQUALS DESTINY!The first three books in the YA Romantic Fantasy Series, The Healer, from Amazon Bestselling Author C.J. Anaya, now a 2016 Readers’ Favorite Silver Medal Winner.”Young adult fans who enjoy The Mortal Instruments and/or The Vampire Diaries will love this series. I cannot wait to see what happens next!”THE HEALER, BOOK 1-Hope hides a dangerous secret; a gift powerful enough to heal the breach between the living and the dead. With two warring gods vying for her love, and a fallen deity determined to take her for his own evil purposes, she must either accept her destiny or take matters into her own hands.THE BLACK BLOSSOM, BOOK 2Forced into a dream-like state, Hope is now reliving her life as Mikomi, Princess of the Kagami Empire and The Healer of the world.Life as an Imperial Princess is rife with danger, betrayal, and intrigue as Mikomi joins forces with a rebel group of samurai warriors in order to usurp the throne from her tyrannical father. To win this seemingly hopeless war, she must train with Musubi, a warrior in the rebel army, and learn the art of the sword without revealing her identity as The Healer.Unbeknownst to her, Musubi harbors his own secret identity and personal agenda, both of which hold dark consequences for Mikomi’s future. Neither one can afford to share their secrets, nor can they ignore the powerful chemistry building between themTHE GRASS CUTTER SWORD, BOOK 3War is coming, and the veil between life and death is weakening.As a trusted member of the Samurai Rebels, it is up to Mikomi to gather information that will stop her father from creating a kami army. Katsu’s constant interference impedes her progress, and she is torn between her duty to the world and her love for one very reluctant rebel. Unfortunately, more than one party is interested in using the kami army for their own malicious purposes. Mikomi’s enemies quickly multiply as a plot far more devious in nature is unearthed. Though Musubi works to prepare her for the many dangers she must face, remaining within the palace walls may no longer be an option. She must protect herself against nekomata disguised as normal humans, while a far greater threat lurks within the heart of a man whom she loves and trusts.”The Healer is an excellent example of Fabulism/Magical realism, combining myths and fables from the Japanese culture, as well as touching on a few others. C.J. Anaya has an excellent writer’s voice and sets a brilliant pace…It was impossible not to get lost in the story.” -K.J. Simmill, Readers’ Favorite”A masterful blending of Asian folklore, mythology, and modern day romance. An epic love story that transcends time. Grab this series, people!” -Amazon CustomerKindle CategoriesTeen and Young AdultScience Fiction and FantasyCountry and EthnicAsianComing of Age Sword and SorceryFairy Tales and Folklore
Calevallin is in turmoil. Subjects are disappearing and whispers of strange, new monsters are spreading throughout the Kingdom. Even worse, the King and Queen seem to be oblivious to the new danger at hand. Not Drey though. Drey and her brother Sully are quietly training to defend themselves in the forest near their family’s cottage. Even with years of training, nothing will prepare them for the looming war after dark forces are seemingly given free rein in the Kingdom. Dark forces led by the King’s closest adviser; Jaike. Jaike, the feared man in the shadows who holds the Sambac Crystal.
Nkoninkoni is a short story out of Africa. Nkoninkoni is the Wildebeest. Legend has it that it was the last animal made by God, and that because He had mostly run out of body parts by then, he made the Wildebeest using the leftover parts he had from other animals, and that’s why the Wildebeest looks like a clown. Siphiso seems to have the same problem with his oddly shaped face and is bullied because of it, until one day he goes on a magical journey with his grandfather, and that day changes his life forever.
Don’t go into the Fae woods; it’s not safe. After a childhood attack left Maira’s legs mangled, she knew this better than anyone. But when her uncle is poisoned by Fae, Maira will do anything to save him and her family’s farm. Even if that means going into the woods with a slave warrior Fae she accidently bought—with money that was supposed to buy her uncle’s cure. Outside the safety of the human world, Maira finds out Helios isn’t a normal slave Fae. And the attack that scarred her body and emotions so badly wasn’t random at all. Or finished.
Thirteen Zodiac animals entered the Great Race. Only twelve became ChosenAfter failing the test to join the Lotus League, Wen Pierce will do anything to prove herself worthy. Even if it means being demoted to a maid in the house of one of the Eight Immortals–Li Tieguai. But this seductive yet surly immortal wants only one thing–her surrender to his rigid control. On his remote, magical island she’ll fade into the background of his tortured existence. Unless she can convince him she can steal anything…including the one thing he believes he’s lost forever.A spirit outcast and deniedTricked by the Monkey King, Li Tieguai lives in shame and surrounds himself with other outcasts, like the spirit animal Cat. But when the vibrant and sultry Wen is assigned to his household and offers to thieve for him, she just might steal more than he planned.On the edge of redemption, lies temptationLi isn’t the only one who can’t resist Wen. The spirit Cat offers Li the solution he’s longed for, but to atone for his past, he’ll have to risk a future…without Wen.Chinese Zodiac Romance Series Reading Order:Book 1: Trancing the TigerBook 1.5 Rematch (Standalone novella)Book 2: By the Horns Book 2.5: Match Me Later (Standalone novella)Book 3: Reining Him InBook 3.5: Matching Dragons (Standalone novella)Other books by Rachael Slate:Halcyon Romance Series Reading Order:Book 1: Moon BorneBook 2: Earth Borne
A beastly prince. An enchanting beauty. Only love can break the spell.Once upon a time…The wicked King Thorn forced the enchantress Zuleika to cast a terrible curse. She fled his court to travel the world, helping those who need her magic most. Until a search for her merchant father’s lost ships leads her to an enchanted island, where Prince Vardan, the island’s ruler, is afflicted by the most powerful curse Zuleika has ever encountered. She’s not sure she can reverse the spell, but she’s determined to try. After all, a prince who fights pirates can’t be all bad…no matter how beastly his appearance.Together, can the enchanting beauty and the beastly prince break the spell?
Taste is book one in an 8-part fantasy romance series, with characters based in Filipino folklore. Just when correctional nurse October Grace has a handle on her stressful job and taking care of her mentally ill mother, a shapeshifting warrior and a half-vampire plunge her into a foreign land that’s on the brink of starvation. Now, with a ticking clock and a target on her back, October takes up the mantle of becoming one of the rare Omens who can bring hope to a dying world. Mason and Von remain by her side to shield the national treasure while she sacrifices herself to reap the souls that will feed the nations of Terraway. As the death toll rises daily, October finds herself tangled up in a cutthroat world where Filipino fairytale creatures run wild… and every day is a new bloody battle.
A prince disguises himself to find true love—
Prince Nolan has had enough of Princess Blythe—the woman to whom he has been betrothed since infancy—and her simpering letters. Does the princess truly not have a brain in her head? Never before has he communicated with someone who seemed so childish and spoiled. It was time he met her for himself, to decide if he could actually follow through with this marriage. But to do it right, she must not see how handsome he is. He needs a disguise—something that would show him her true nature.
Nolan asks an old herb woman to transform him into a creature that is disgusting to any female—a frog. The spell will last thirty days unless the princess does the impossible and kisses him. Now the true test begins. Will Blythe prove to be as monstrously annoying as he believes she is, or will he learn to see past his judgments and find a loving princess waiting for him?
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Beauty and the Beast
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Jack and the Beanstalk
The Frog Prince
The Twelve Dancing Princesses
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Not all the shadows that shift in the forest choose a life of darkness. Sometimes it is chosen for them.After her father moves the family to a village deep in a sunless forest, Liesel is bitten by a wolf, and unbeknownst to her, marked for a terrifying destiny. Befriended by a mysterious boy in the woods soon after, however, Liesel finds herself falling in love with the one person in the world who can save her from that awful end or doom her to it. In this retelling of Little Red Riding Hood, Liesel must decide whether to accept her fate for the sake of those she loves, or fight for the freedom to choose her own way.Buy “Girl in the Red Hood” to escape into the world of the Classical Kingdoms Collection, a set of fairy tale retellings for grownups who still believe in sacrifice, true love, and the magic of happily-ever-afters. This book comes after The Becoming Beauty Trilogy, but can be read as a stand-alone.
unsleeping. gold sweeping. poems.
i have in my hands.