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The Friendship Promise
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 31,710. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2014. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Religion
Maryam is the daughter of strict Pakistani-American parents who decide to bend their rules to help a divorced American convert to Islam, whose free-spirited daughter Samira is in need of "good" friends. But when Samira convinces Maryam to disobey their parents, Maryam is worried they may have gone too far.
Dying to Live: An Amish Man Fakes His Death to Find His Life
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 59,270. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2014. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Based on a true story, one August night in 1996, an Amish man starts a bloody trail across the bedroom floor next to the double bed where his young wife sleeps soundly and disappears into the night. He is missing and presumed dead.
Entre lagos y volcanes
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Price: Free! Words: 25,820. Language: Spanish. Published: August 8, 2014. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Quince relatos, la mayor parte premiados en diferentes certámenes literarios, donde se conjugan odios, crímenes, esperanza, amor, terror e historia, unidos todos ellos en la geografía agreste y volcánica (en todos los sentidos) de Centroamérica.
The Tourmaline
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 103,000. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2014. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
Volatile but talented, London teenager, Aaron, distrusts most people apart from his incarcerated cousin. When he attacks a fellow pupil to defend his birth mother’s honour, his head teacher gives him a fixed-term exclusion, and his foster parents send him to a residential camp for mild delinquents close to mystical Stonehenge. Once there, inexplicably strange events start to occur.
A Lifetime to Celebrate
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 36,740. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2014. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
This story is about a Cajun family's journey through a lifetime of events that tests their courage, convictions, and human spirit.
Making the Cut
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 73,380. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2014 by Local Hero Press, LLC. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama
Making the Cut is a Young Adult/New Adult novel about two girls, Midori and Nicole, competing in a televised cooking competition. They become friends despite their cultural differences, and will be competing against six other teens. With a $10,000 prize and scholarship to a prestigious New York culinary school at stake, can their friendship survive the challenge?
Anderkant die eerste Ster
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Price: Free! Words: 23,430. Language: Afrikaans. Published: July 6, 2014. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Die flitsstories, minder as 800 woorde, gryp iets van die lewe en gee dit uit ‘n ander hoek. Die stores, 48 daarvan vertel verhale uit die buitenste ruimte, van liefde en geweld, kinderstories en snaakse stories. Dit laat ons lag, maar ook huil en wonder.
Uncle Toms Cabin
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Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 180,660. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2014. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Uncle Tom's Cabin; or, Life Among the Lowly, is a Classic peice of american literature about anti-slavery which helped lay the groundwork for the Civil War.
Asylum
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 29,070. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2014. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
What happens when an Aussie seeks Asylum in a Muslim home - in Australia?
Fever: The coldness of fever (Book V)
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Series: Fever. Price: Free! Words: 62,770. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: June 23, 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
Mudbug Tales: A Novel In Flashes, wit' recipes
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 41,640. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2014. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Mudbug Tales is a series of related vignettes that tell of folks living in Acadiana, the Louisiana Bayou country. The book includes recipes, some of which are Cajun and some of which are not. The Mudbug Tales pay homage to the Cajun people. If I fail to depict reality it's because that is not my aim. What I'm trying for is an enjoyable read. So, I hope you, my readers, enjoy the book. Have fun.
Neither Here Nor There
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 49,580. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2014 by Crooked Cat publishing. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish
Esty's life was laid out for her from birth. She would marry one of a handful of young men suggested to her and settle down to raise a large family in a tiny space within the closed community of her parents, near to and yet far from the modern world. But Esty has decided to risk all by escaping while she still can. Will she make it to the other side?
The Mystery of Moutai
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 63,900. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
A teenager returns home from school to find a gruesome scene: the apartment he shares with his mother has been ransacked and she is dead. There is a bottle of Moutai left at the scene. This is evidently a homicide but who is the killer? Two amateur detectives stumble unwittingly into a cobweb of mystery and danger when they team up with the Boston police to solve this mystifying crime.
Beyond the Gardens
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 89,780. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2014. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Hispanic & Latino
“It’s not easy to figure out who you want to be, especially if you’re a chica from the barrio. With a crazy family and un amigo, who has suddenly decided he wants her, brainy college student, Esperanza, finds herself having to make some tough decisions. In this humorous and sweet novel, Lopez brings us lovable characters we want to root for from page one. Don’t miss it!” —Lara Rios –
Artifact
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Price: $1.25 USD. Words: 34,340. Language: British English. Published: June 4, 2014. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
Struggling to deal with the spectre of guilt from her theft of a NZ artifact, Lara arrives in the UK, finding work at a local museum and friendship with her new neighbours, Kerry, an eccentric primary school teacher and Arama, a handsome and unreadable businessman. Delving into the museum artifacts, Lara finds solace and hope. But before she can accept the love offered, she must forgive herself.
Roep van die Visarend
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Price: $1.23 USD. Words: 68,700. Language: Afrikaans. Published: June 3, 2014 by Kameeldoring Boeke. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Deel in die lief en leed, drome en teleurstellings van die mense van die Krokodilriviervallei. Die rivier met sy voëllewe is deel van die daaglikse ervaring van die mense wat langs die geskiedkundige rivier bly. Veral die roep van die visarend weerklink vir party mense baie harder as ander. Loer in by die plaasgemeenskap wat op verskeie maniere hulle vlerke sprei.
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.
Famous Stories
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Price: $0.99 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.
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.