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THE FAIRYTALE FANTASY BUNDLE

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The Fairytale Fantasy Bundle - Curated by Charlotte E. English

Most of us grew up with fairy stories, of one sort or another. Almost everyone has a favourite, or a whole book of favourites. Tricky things, fairy tales; they change with the years, adapt themselves to their audience or their culture, fade in one place only to reappear in different clothes half a world away. They are stories of magic and enchantment; of men in the worlds of faerie (or more recently, faeries in the worlds of men); of talking animals and curses, enchanted shoes and porridge-pots; of ogres and dragons and giants, quests and princesses and pixies.

Fairy tales have been inspiring and influencing the fantasy genre for many years, adding colour and quirks and style - and sometimes running off, giggling, with the plot. This is a bundle full of wonder, fairytale-fashion. Well-loved stories come up new in Christine Pope's Ashes of Roses and the multi-author anthology Once Upon a Kiss. The darker side of the fairy tale comes to the fore in Gwynn White & Erin St Pierre's Queen of Extinction. Talking animals, witches, damsels and royalty predominate in T. Kingfisher's quirky tale The Raven and the Reindeer, and Alethea Kontis's Trixter. Deb Logan and Anthea Sharp mix fairy-tale lore with the modern world in Faery Unexpected and Feyland. And I offer a gallimaufry of magic markets, wayward boots and faerie royalty in Faerie Fruit and Bessie Bell and the Goblin King.

A whole banquet of magic, witchcraft, enchantment and trickery, this bundle stacks nine books high for a fine feast of reading. – Charlotte E. English

The initial titles in the The Fairytale Fantasy Bundle (minimum $5 to purchase) are:

  • Queen of Extinction by Gwynn White and Erin St. Pierre
  • Faerie Fruit by Charlotte E. English
  • Once Upon a Kiss by Anthea Sharp
  • Trixter by Alethea Kontis

If you pay more than the bonus price of just $14, you get all four of the regular titles, plus five more!

  • The Raven and the Reindeer by T. Kingfisher
  • Faery Unexpected by Deb Logan
  • Ashes of Roses by Christine Pope
  • Bessie Bell and the Goblin King by Charlotte E. English
  • Feyland: The Dark Realm by Anthea Sharp

This bundle is available only for a limited time via http://www.storybundle.com. It allows easy reading on computers, smartphones, and tablets as well as Kindle and other ereaders via file transfer, email, and other methods. You get multiple DRM-free formats (.epub and .mobi) for all books!

It's also super easy to give the gift of reading with StoryBundle, thanks to our gift cards – which allow you to send someone a code that they can redeem for any future StoryBundle bundle – and timed delivery, which allows you to control exactly when your recipient will get the gift of StoryBundle.

Why StoryBundle? Here are just a few benefits StoryBundle provides.

  • Get quality reads: We've chosen works from excellent authors to bundle together in one convenient package.
  • Pay what you want (minimum $5): You decide how much these fantastic books are worth. If you can only spare a little, that's fine! You'll still get access to a batch of exceptional titles.
  • Support authors who support DRM-free books: StoryBundle is a platform for authors to get exposure for their works, both for the titles featured in the bundle and for the rest of their catalog. Supporting authors who let you read their books on any device you want—restriction free—will show everyone there's nothing wrong with ditching DRM.
  • Give to worthy causes: Bundle buyers have a chance to donate a portion of their proceeds to Mighty Writers and Girls Write Now!
  • Receive extra books: If you beat the bonus price, you'll get the bonus books!

StoryBundle was created to give a platform for independent authors to showcase their work, and a source of quality titles for thirsty readers. StoryBundle works with authors to create bundles of ebooks that can be purchased by readers at their desired price. Before starting StoryBundle, Founder Jason Chen covered technology and software as an editor for Gizmodo.com and Lifehacker.com.

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