Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes

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Colorful Us
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Price: Free! Words: 690. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2014. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Female authors
(3.00 from 1 review)
This book comprises of some reasons behind the celebration of the festival of colors. Our culture is filled with festivals. This is my sincere attempt to cover maximum festivals that we celebrate at my place. My poems are very close to my life and also live of many in this world.
The Menu: More Than Just A List
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Price: Free! Words: 3,700. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2014. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
A paper of a mock restaurant designed to engender critique.
Goin' Fishin'
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Series: Snippets from Cedar Hollow, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,160. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2014 by Thomas-Jacob Publishing, LLC. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
When retired miner Darryl Lane starts pining for the old days, Kay Langley, owner of the only diner within fifty miles of Cedar Hollow, calls upon residents of the town to lift Darryl out of his “sorrows.”
Between Two Deserts
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 43,580. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2014 by Pale Fire Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Winner of the Arizona Literary Fellowship in Fiction: Coming to Jerusalem to fulfill her grandfather’s dying wish, Eve Cavell finds herself poised on the seam of three worlds—Muslim, Christian, and Jewish. “Shames, a former Middle East correspondent, skillfully intertwines the lives of this diverse cast of characters to produce a tightly executed, emotion-filled work.” Publisher’s Weekly
The Mountain's Silent Cry
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 65,140. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2014 by Melinda Evaul. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Daniel feels his family slipping away while all he can do is watch helplessly. He knows the importance of heritage to survive a hard life in the Appalachian Mountains of the 1940’s. But his children are restless, dissatisfied with traditional ways, and want to make life in their own image. The Pittman family becomes the battleground for the conflict of a stable past against a vague future.
Beyond the Crossing
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Price: Free! Words: 3,030. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2014. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
In 'Beyond the Crossing', Liz and her partner Martin, lived together in Melbourne in the early 1970s. Nearly everyone was attending antiwar protests and smoking dope in dimly lit folk clubs. They found they had inadvertently joined the rat race and decided to move to outback Australia and work in an Aboriginal community. It changes their lives forever.
Famous Stories
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Price: $1.11 USD. Words: 34,560. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2014 by Mahesh Dutt Sharma. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Born Dhanpat Rai Srivastav, 'Munshi Premchand' was a novel writer, story writer and dramatist, and he has been referred to as the 'Upanyas Samrat' ('Emperor among Novelists') by some Hindi writers. His works include more than a dozen novels, around 250 short stories, several essays and translations of a number of foreign literary works into Hindi.
“The Starets's Hunt”
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Price: $1.20 USD. Words: 10,410. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Wayne is a geek who turned to the small crime scene; selling stolen goods online and to pawn shops. He and his accomplices stumble into the wrong place to plunder at a Russian Orthodox Church when they run into a mystic figure from the days of Tsar Nicholas II. And now Wayne is also Rasputin's prey!
Keeping Secrets (The Essien Trilogy, #1)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,690. Language: British English. Published: May 12, 2014. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Romance
Secrets, Scandals, and Seduction under African skies. The Essiens are the kings of African finance. A close-knit family, their father is the patriarch of a finance dynasty that ranges from retail to investment banking spanning the African continent. Yet all is not as it seems as the three brothers—Felix, Mark and Tony—soon discover when their family is rocked by secrets and scandals.
Quick Guide: Poor Folk
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Series: Quick Guides to Novels and Plays, Book 31 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 237. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,400. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2014 by Raja Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
Dostoyevsky was greatly inspired by the works of other famous writers such as Pushkin, Gogol, and Karamzin. The English and French writers inspired him too.
The Mida
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 86,460. Language: American English. Published: May 7, 2014. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
The Mida is a mystically-powerful, time-traveling carnival, a place for its people to hide from the world until they have to face the reality of their pasts. The first book in an eight book series, finds Mesa back in 1952 Farmingdale, IA. There she must deal with a murder, her now-grown son who thought she was dead, and Jiibay, a dark Ojibwa spirit set on taking over the carnival.
House Arrest
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,680. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2014 by Blushing Books. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
An Australian teacher turns to a Japanese businessman to rescue her from false drug charges.
Gay vs. Black: A Conversation
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,450. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2014. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
A fictional, civilized discussion trying to make sense of prejudice, racism and homophobia. Blacks and gays fight separate battles, but with some similarities and one very different characteristic that makes their respective struggles unique.
A Room in the House of the Ancestors
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Price: Free! Words: 35,100. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2014. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Computer industry whizkid Edward returns to the home of the family that rejected him at birth, or so he believes. After Edward’s brother Andrew reaches out to befriend him, the two men forge a friendship. Edward soon discovers that his birth family is very different from his adopted father’s paranoid delusion. His family discovers that Edward is far more damaged than they could ever have known.
Мир аж… Колобок
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Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 12,180. Language: Russian. Published: May 1, 2014 by T/O "Neformat". Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Все рассказы иронической прозы «Мир аж… больше чем мир»- это философские размышления о современной жизни на земле. О том, что зависть, злость и непонимание основ нравственности останавливает развитие мышления человека на одном уровне и заводит его сознание «в тупик». Объясняют то, что человек это не просто материальное тело, а дух. Опыт, желания, привычки, интересы и инстинкты представляют основу
Do I Look Like Mother?
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Series: Novels and Stories, Book 86. Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 6,230. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2014. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
Like any other child, she wanted the attention of her father, who mostly remained submerged in his newspaper. She would endeavor by several methods to pull his attention, but he would simply shake or nod his head. For all that little Sohini never felt defeated and she continued her efforts.
Tin Universe Monthly 2014 Extra Stuff In April Special
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Price: Free! Words: 2,620. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2014. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
For a long time the subject of Beyond Humans has been one that for the most part has been a stable stance across the world but that’s about to change in big ways. Also Canadian sisters in a small town.
Stranger Than Fiction 3
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Series: Stranger Than Fiction, Book 3. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,680. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2014. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
People say the strangest things! In my career as a freelance writer, I’ve come across many people and some of the things they say are downright offensive. But many are hilarious, touching and stay with me for a long while. ‘Stranger Than Fiction 3' is a collection of three fictionalised accounts of some of my encounters.
Cosmopolit@n
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 28,450. Language: Italian. Published: April 29, 2014 by Fuoco Edizioni. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Racconti al femminile di integrazione tra popoli, donne e colori
Fever: Gentle Aching Fever (Book IV)
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Series: Fever. Price: Free! Words: 56,730. Language: British English. Published: April 25, 2014. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Fever is an exposition of a heady but not inscrutable abstract tale conceived on the likeness of bodily symptoms to a dysfunctional family, coexisting like the nation it is indigenous to, resembles and lives within. Its nature points seemingly to a fictional story it likens in every aspect and symbolizes with such inane clarity. This is the historical tale of the Nigerian nationhood and its people