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Congo - A Journey
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,310. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
'Congo - A Journey' is a compelling, funny and poignant debut by the author, set in Kinshasa, a rich, teeming, squalid city by the River Congo, fraught with staggering contradictions, thriving on monstrous disparities. The story is a vivid portrayal of lust, revenge, voodoo and prison agonies in Ramesh's life in Congo. His story is overpowering, exhausting, violent and chaotic.
An Hour Behind
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 74,440. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Paranormal, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Amazing mystery and spiritual novel that will change your view of human destiny and life. On the night when the clocks are moved an hour behind, Angelica finds herself in the male body and her reality becomes intertwined with his. Through the mysterious dreams she observes his rise from poverty to power in pre-war Belgrade, while at the same time her life seems to spin out of control.
Book 24 - Streets paved with Gold
Series: Streets Paved with Gold. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,770. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: August 28, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
The first of these two short stories is the African version of the Sasquatch Legend. If the Sasquatch exists anywhere, the most likely place would be in Africa. The continent is ancient biologically speaking and relatively unexplored. The second story is about growing up in the wrong part of town. In Sarie October’s own words: she was born with a wooden spoon in her mouth. But she is a survivor.
Grace: Book 2 The Dreaming Series
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 58,720. Language: Australian English. Published: August 24, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Clean & wholesome, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Grace Taylor opens the letter she receives with trembling hands. She knows the words contained will either cause her great happiness or heart-wrenching despair, but she will also discover that they send her on a journey, from which there is no turning back.
Shahab - A Short Story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,490. Language: British English. Published: August 24, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Inspirational
Two young men- a software engineer and a database administrator, forge an unlikely friendship with their 11 year old waiter. Before long, the men realise that the boy has gift.. and it makes them see him a new light.
Fables and Legends from Japan
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,090. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American, Fiction » Literary collections » Asian / Japanese
The book includes a collection of Japanese legends and fables collected by the missionary Claudius Ferrand in Japan.
Ready Reference Treatise: Under the Feet of Jesus
Series: Ready Reference Treatises · Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,620. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Hispanic & Latino
The story also describes the lives of the cousins Alejo and Gumecindo. It also describes the lives of the Latino migrant workers who live and work in the California grape fields.
Deep Water Tears: Book 1 The Dreaming Series
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 62,030. Language: Australian English. Published: August 17, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Clean & wholesome, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Set in the Australian Bush, Deep Water Tears is a coming-of-age story of a non-Indigenous Australian girl, and her relationship with a part-Indigenous Australian boy, during a time when mixed-raced relationships were still commonly frowned upon. A story of how heart-breaking loss becomes the key to finding immeasurable joy.
Ready Reference Treatise: The Shipping News
Series: Ready Reference Treatises · Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,420. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Annie Proulx decided to discover the happiness that resulted from the absence of pain and not because of the presence of euphoria.
Book 23 - Streets Paved with Gold
Series: Streets Paved with Gold. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,690. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: August 10, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
The first of these two short stories is loosely based on the events leading up to the Anglo-Zulu War of 1879. The narrator is a tree and the narration is in the style of a Zulu “Praise Singer”. The second is a humorous story about winning the lottery, a story with an ambiguous ending. What would you do if you won a large amount of money on the lottery? Would you do what Nkosazana did?
Ready Reference Treatise: The Red Tent
Series: Ready Reference Treatises · Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,480. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Dinah is a minor Biblical character. In this novel, the author has extended her story with fictionalized additions.
On Route 66
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,130. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2015 by Mushroom Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
On Route 66 is a series of short stories about that great and wonderful era when the open road brought something new, exciting, and magical around every corner and bend.
Ready Reference Treatise: The Garden Party
Series: Ready Reference Treatises · Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,200. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
The story was first published on 4th of February, 1922, in the Saturday Westminster Gazette. On 18th of February, 1922, it was again published in Weekly Westminster Gazette.
Book 22 - Streets Paved with Gold
Series: Streets Paved with Gold. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,830. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: July 31, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Once a week, Tabitha Molefe fed the wild cats living under a motorway bridge near her home. It was her hobby. She fed them cheap off-cuts from the butcher and which did not cost her very much. However, she never suspected that her hobby would one day lead to her meeting the Zama-Zama.
Kempa Cambridge USA
You set the price! Words: 66,640. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
4 women (2 handball goalkeepers: French MIT grad student & American recovering from concussions, a Harvard linguistics PhD candidate & a Cambridge public librarian) The challenge of "third world" handball in the US is quite an adjustment for those arriving to Boston but the diverse international teammates bond as a big family, enjoying being together off & on the court.
Getting Rid of Mama
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,560. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian
What happens when a Jewish mother from Brooklyn moves in with her lesbian daughter and partner in small town, Delaware? Of course, Mother never acknowledges their relationship and the partner decides either she or the mother has got to go. What does a good daughter do? Maybe her and her mother's shared love of film, and especially Bette Davis, will help them save the day. A short story.
Mother of the Groom
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,980. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
"A son is a son until he takes him a wife," the old adage says, and Winifred, unwilling to give up her precious son at all, goes to outrageous means for preventing his wedding. A new short story from the acclaimed Southern author of Gifts, Flood! and Jesus Is Already Here.
The King's Men
Price: Free! Words: 26,070. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: July 25, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
It's March, 1954 East Africa, eight months since King Freddie, the native ruler was arrested and banished to the United Kingdom on the express orders of the Governor of the Protectorate of Uganda. Young Political activists led by University Lecturer Everisto Kikomeko will no longer standby and look on. The King's Men is a game of Political Chess where anyone could easily pay the ultimate price.
My Stupid Racism
Price: Free! Words: 1,830. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / General, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
A more autobiographical than I wish it was story about a role I played in a musical in high school 20 years ago. It's inspired by the way, way, way overdue removal of the Confederate flag from State capitals in recent days.
Race Wars: Episode One
Price: Free! Words: 2,770. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
AMERICA'S MELTING POT BOILS OVER... Possibly the most controversial story yet from best-selling author, D.W. Ulsterman. A young black man shot dead on the streets of Chicago by an off-duty white police officer leads to civil unrest and outright terror throughout America as government cowers and private citizens are left to defend themselves from those who would do them harm.