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Literature Help: Season of Migration to the North
Series: A Quick Guide · Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,740. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2015 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
When there was Islamic government in Sudan, it was banned in Sudan for several years. In the novel there is some graphic sexual imagery in the second half of the novel and that was perhaps the biggest reason to ban the novel in Sudan.
Hearing the Act of Motorcycle Destruction
Price: Free! Words: 10,240. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Hearing the Act of Motorcycle Destruction is a metaphor for life that goes non-stop up and down, rocks and rivers, large boulders and broken ribs. Breathless seconds that become hours, sweltering arms, fading eyesight, diminishing legs and muscles weeping. The book will be uploaded chapter by chapter, weekly.
Glooscap’s Plan
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 76,830. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Alternative history, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
When Glooscap returns to the Maritime Provinces he finds mines and clear-cuts, factory farms and failing fisheries. Luckily, he has returned with a plan that will return the provinces to a prosperity they have not seen in over three hundred years. With the help of the otter and the whale, the butterfly and the frog, and some people he sets events in motion that have far ranging implications.
Sweet Nuts
Price: Free! Words: 2,570. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Romance » Short stories
Grandmother Zole helps Prince Yayi get the attention of the village girl he desires as his future queen, but her plans take a curve when Prince Yayi messes up the village girl's palm oil recipe. The good that comes out of the Prince's mess astonishes the whole village and wins the attention of the village girl.
Coming Home to Newfoundland: Animal Deep Ecology
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,080. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
More of an environmental treatise than a talking animal story, Coming Home to Newfoundland is a story of a transplanted moose, long since acclimatized to New Zealand, who decides to make the lengthy and arduous journey home. Along the way she witnesses humanity’s destructive tendencies firsthand and incites revolutionary zeal in nearly everyone who crosses her path.
A Room in the House of the Ancestors Books One and Two
Price: Free! Words: 76,820. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
Computer whizkid Edward’s adopted father taught him that his biological family rejected him at birth. After Edward’s biological brother, Andrew, reaches out to befriend him, the men forge a friendship based on a shared computer system dream. When Edward arrives at the ancestral home of the family he believes abandoned him, he learns the whole story he'd been told about his history is a lie
Rattazzi
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 38,870. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
Don Lorenzo is head of the Rattazzi Family. An old man, he decides to make sure everything is taken care of before his death, which means finding his favorite nephew , Lucio a good wife and his youngest son's widow a good husband, which means marrying them to each other. But when Lucio comes back to marry Victoria, the streets will run red with blood as he takes revenge for Giorgio's murder.
Arabic Tales for the Young and the Curious
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,080. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Enter fabulous worlds peopled by fascinating characters ... get a glimpse of strange customs ... and enjoy exciting yarns passed down by generations of Arab story-tellers ... retold by a master narrator and illustrated by a renowned artist
The Other Woman
Series: Stories of Okinawa, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 7,510. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Short stories, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Short Story: A young Okinawan woman recently dumped by her fiancee considers a future with a dashing American teacher married to another woman.
Book 19- Streets Paved with Gold
Series: Streets Paved with Gold. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,330. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: December 19, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
The first story follows the first battle of the Anglo-Boer War of 1899 as it unfolds from letters sent home by the troopers and from dispatches by their officers. The differing points of view are contrasted. The second story relates the attempts by illegal immigrants to cross over the border in search of a better life. The lives of two unrelated families crossing the river become entwined.
DATING AND REGIME (THE INFINITE NOVEL OF SOLZHENITSOF) BY PROF. MESOLZHENİTSY
You set the price! Words: 44,210. Language: American English. Published: December 18, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
It has been that compelled me not to respect the couple made of the Earthly Life and Mathematics is even extremely likely that it may spring from that secret existence of Byzantium!
Olas
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 62,990. Language: Spanish. Published: December 18, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » Caribbean & Latin American, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Hispanic & Latino
Olas narra las desventuras y peripecias de tres miembros de una familia cubana que emigran a Estados Unidos. Traza un sorprendente paralelismo entre tres episodios de éxodo masivo de la isla. Contiene ron, puros habanos, sexo, drogas, boleros y tiburones. Un libro sobre Cuba que no toma partido con derechas ni izquierdas, sino con gente de a pie, atrapada y sofocada por las circunstancias.
Lighting the Flames
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,410. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish
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Genevieve & Jeremy have been summertime best friends at Camp Meira, a Jewish overnight camp in the mountains. Then, last year, Jeremy left camp early. Gen left the country on a graduate fellowship. Now, a little over a year since they were last at Meira, Gen and Jeremy are together to run a special Winter Camp during Hanukkah. Will their friendship be rekindled, or will it become something more?
Book 18- Streets Paved with Gold
Series: Streets Paved with Gold. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,400. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: December 12, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
This story is set in the 1960s. A Scottish family farms near the Nkandla Forest in Zululand where the final battle of the Zulu uprising of 1906 took place. The family has a connection with the rebellion as their grandfather was in command of the force which put down the rebels. The rebel leader Bambatha was never caught. His ghost is believed to haunt the forest. Do you believe in ghosts?
Literature Companion: My Name is Asher Lev
Series: A Quick Guide · Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,810. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2014 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish
The novel is set in a Hasidic Jewish Community in the 1950s, in Brooklyn, New York. The protagonist lives in that community but he also studies art outside in New York, Massachusetts, and Europe. As the story progresses he grows into an artist and a good Jew.
Christmas Stories: or What Christmas Means to Me
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,840. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
On that most special time of year, it is time to read some heartwarming stories by the fire, and hope we don't set the house on fire. Five stories and an essay.
"Main Street" Summarized and Analyzed
Series: A Quick Guide · Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,210. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2014 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
The author very skillfully uses the local speech, and presents the local customs. He criticizes the small town locale. The satire in the novel is double-edged: it is aimed at the simple townspeople and at the same time it satires the superficial intellectuals who look down on them.
Roaring Hot! A Billionaire Biker Romance
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 77,290. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
Motorcycle racer Teo Alexiou cooks up a reality show to convince actress Amy Suzuki to play at being his girlfriend. But chemistry ignites and explodes their carefully scripted act. When Teo is injured on the track, he is left wondering if the reality show portrayed skillful acting or true love.
A Good Word
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 22,050. Language: British English. Published: December 1, 2014 by Beaten Track Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
A story from Boughs of Evergreen: A Holiday Anthology. In the wake of 9/11 a young Muslim man on the brink of radicalisation and a homeless Catholic woman may seem an unlikely pairing, however, the paths of Nasir and Mary cross ten years after they first knew each other as young children.
Book 17- Streets Paved with Gold
Series: Streets Paved with Gold. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,160. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: November 28, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
In the first short story, a child hitches a ride on the fishmonger’s cart. His parents are frantic with worry over his disappearance. The portrait of childhood innocence is set against the background of the political disturbances of the day where coloured people were forcibly removed from “white suburbs”. The second story is an African version of Shakespeare’s play: A Midsummer Night’s Dream.