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Girls
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,230. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Coming of age
“GIRLS” explores the complexities of being a girl in the 1950's
Abraham Maslow
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,260. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
Abraham Harold Maslow (/?m�zlo?/; April 1, 1908�– June 8, 1970) was an American psychologist who was best known for creating Maslow's hierarchy of needs, a theory of psychological health predicated on fulfilling innate human needs in priority, culminating in self-actualization. Maslow was a psychology professor at Alliant International University, Brandeis University, Brooklyn College, New School
Ātman (Hinduism)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,630. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
Ātman (/ˈɑːtmən/) is a Sanskrit word that means inner self or soul. In Hindu philosophy, especially in the Vedanta school of Hinduism, Ātman is the first principle, the true self of an individual beyond identification with phenomena, the essence of an individual. In order to attain liberation, a human being must acquire self-knowledge (atma jnana), which is to realize that one's true self (Ātman)
Kosei's Conundrum: Coming Up for Air
You set the price! Words: 3,120. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American, Fiction » Romance » Clean & wholesome
It is not an easy time for young people to try and make their way in the world: economic malaise, student debt, and political turmoil all contribute to the difficulties youth have in finding their place. Kosei's Conundrum: Coming Up for Air is the story of a young Japanese college graduate without a place for him to surface. Until, in desperation, he hits upon a possible solution.
Сказки оборотной стороны
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,780. Language: Russian. Published: May 29, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fairy tales, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Сказки оборотной стороны - цикл рассказов с участием оборотня, славянской "нечисти" и языческих богов.
Quit Playing Victim Card
Price: Free! Words: 2,690. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
A Story of a young girl who came out of all odds to walk in the path she wants to go.
El Relojero (Española lengua - Spanish Language Edition)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,050. Language: Spanish. Published: May 11, 2016 by Seraphim Press. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Hispanic & Latino
¿Podrá Marae hacer las paces con el error que más lamenta en el mundo?
The Haggis
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,990. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Parody, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
The haggis: A philosophical essay upon its habitat and its lifecycle.
The Closing of Yoshimura Kimie
You set the price! Words: 4,360. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Everything was great in their relationship until Ai unexpectedly brought her mother over to meet him and together they found that a few months of love and respect couldn't overcome millenia of cultural bias and xenophobia.
Xibalba Unleashed
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,060. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Crime, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
A research expedition to an ancient Mayan cave in Belize leads to dire events being released back out into the world after over a thousand years.
Life:Is:A:Frequency :: Evolution
Price: Free! Words: 7,780. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
This is the "This Is What I Think About Evolution" chapter of the Life:Is:A:Frequency series; written and edited by Steven M. Borella
Soucouyant: A Caribbean Supernatural Tale - A nice nuclear family
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,580. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
A comical encounter on a busy street in Curepe, Trinidad
The Book of Nice Monsters: Or a Few Scurrilous Drawings
Price: Free! Words: 2,440. Language: American English. Published: March 23, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Inspired at first by the drawings of Dr. Seuss, really Theodor Geisel and his wife. Over the years I added on scads of different Native American influences, such as Pacific Coast Northwest Indian art, Southwestern Indian art, East Coast or Algonquin Nation Indian art; classical painters, such as Picasso, Miro, Degas, Rembrandt and Vincent Van Gogh. There is a heavy “Bateman” influence, too.
Fear
Price: Free! Words: 5,730. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
When Nikal saves a small, starving girl he finds outside after curfew, he inadvertently dooms his own brother who is blamed for his actions. Racked with guilt, he knows that he must make amends, but no one in his family agrees. Only Mirka, the child he saved. How can two children hope to stop their oppressors? Perhaps the two children are not as alone as they think.
Naripana (नारीपना)
Price: Free! Words: 7,670. Language: Hindi. Published: March 17, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
नमस्ते! इन कहानी और कविताओं में नारी किरदारों पर कुछ प्रयोग किये हैं। कहीं वह सकारात्मक है, तो कहीं बिल्कुल गलत पर ये सभी स्त्रियां वर्तमान को वर्तमान में जीती हैं, जो तुलना में पुरुषों में कम देखा है। नारी के सभी रूपों को स्वीकार करना समाज के लिए ज़रूरी है। नकारात्मक आदतें और व्यवहार के लिए भी थोड़ी जगह होनी चाहिए...
The Arranged Marriage, a short story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,940. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Religious
Mohsina, daughter of Muslim immigrants to America, is a college student who is very vocal in her arguments against her professor’s anti-Islam rhetoric about Muslim women being forced into unwanted marriages…until her parents try to force her into an unwanted marriage.
Book 30 - Streets Paved with Gold
Series: Streets Paved with Gold. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,550. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: February 5, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
The first of these two stories is set in an adult literacy centre in Johannesburg. The writer draws on his own experience of teaching illiterates to read and write. Some of the characters are fictional, others are real. The second story is about a group of wealthy socialites whose comfortable world is disturbed when one of them discovers how the other half lives.
Book 29 - Streets Paved with Gold
Series: Streets Paved with Gold. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,150. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: January 29, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
A young reporter chases up a story about the first black medical doctor in the country. The doctor must have come from a poor background and faced huge obstacles. But, to tell the story, she must first find the person to set up the interview. The reporter is obsessed with her project. She too has obstacles to overcome. In the end, her voyage of discovery turns out to be a voyage of self-discovery.
En El Espejo
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,980. Language: Spanish. Published: January 24, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Vivir, morir y sobrevivir el dialogo de la vida, "EN EL ESPEJO" , toca los puntos de vista sociales, personales y profesionales de un joven aveces vacío otras veces lleno de mil y un cosas.
Book 28 - Streets Paved with Gold
Series: Streets Paved with Gold. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,170. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: January 15, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
In the first story, Granny Thato lives in a corrugated iron shack in a squatter camp, or informal settlement. There is no electricity or sanitation and one tap serves two hundred people. She dreams of owning a proper house made of bricks and mortar. In the second story, a man believes he is being stalked by a white lion. But is it real? Certain cultures regard them as messengers of the gods.