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Menarche
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,930. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
After the death of his Balinese wife, financial circumstances force expat Jordan Elliot and his nine-year-old half-Balinese daughter to return to Connecticut to his wealthy, domineering, social register mother.
Ready Reference Treatise: Interpreter of Maladies
Series: Ready Reference Treatises · Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,890. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
“Interpreter of Maladies” by Indian American author Jhumpa Lahiri was first published in 1999. It is a collection of nine short stories. The book proved to be highly successful and it received numerous favorable reviews.
Stone River
Price: Free! Words: 1,870. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Women's fiction » Feminist
This work of original fiction is a haunting story about the consequences of violence visited upon the most vulnerable, an uncompromising social commentary written to ask "why" and wait quietly for the answer. Trigger warning for brief depiction of violence and recounting of violence.
Una spanna e tre dita
Price: Free! Words: 1,510. Language: Italian. Published: May 2, 2015 by ZeugmaPad. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
La vendemmia, dai preparativi alla pigiatura, raccontata attraverso i ricordi di infanzia.
Served
Price: Free! Words: 4,400. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
Nineteen year-old college tennis star Gina Tsang dropped out of school to marry her sweetheart, baseball star Jonathan Lee, who was recently drafted into the professional league. Five years, multiple affairs by John and a black eye later, she returns to her love of tennis to recover a measure her of self-worth.
Ochiendu The Defender
Price: Free! Words: 3,750. Language: British English. Published: April 18, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Screenplays » Drama
This is a typical African medieval epic movie that features Africa before colonizations and Christianity. it feature the igbo outcast system (Osu) and a typical African environment.
One Night With the Best Man
Series: One Night With the Bridal Party · 1Night Stand. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,860. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2015 by Decadent Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Hispanic & Latino
Alejandro “Alex” Cortez vowed never to return to the family farm, but when his sister makes it the destination for her wedding, he has no choice. The farm’s new owner, sexy agricultural professor Dr. Susan Gundersen, is his only hope for a diversion from the haunting memories. Will a one night stand give them the courage to face what they fear most or drive them apart forever?
No Higher Honor
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,180. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Hispanic & Latino
When a new Aztec temple requires sacrificial offerings, Supay’s ambitions to better the status of her family come into direct conflict with her son’s wishes.
"Cry, the Beloved Country" Summarized and Analyzed
Series: A Quick Guide · Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,350. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2015 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
The story of the novel revolves around Stephen Kumalo, the protagonist of the novel, who happens to be a black Anglican priest from a rural Natal town in South Africa. He goes in search of his son Absalom in the city of Johannesburg.
On the Island of Fire - Four Tales of Santorini
Price: Free! Words: 5,490. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Fantasies are spawned by the volcanic Greek island of Santorini in this collection "On the Island of Fire" - four fantasies for children - from the dream of Alizides, a donkey who thinks he is Pegasus fighting the Chimaera, to harpies swooping through as they move home - unlikely happenings emerging from the island's black sand and simmering core.
Niyati
Price: Free! Language: English. Published: March 17, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
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A South African fable following a young donkey named Niyati and the consequences of her quest for vengeance.
A Scatter of Words
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,220. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
This is a book that showcases some of my writing; so it is made up of some short stories, some poetry, some sayings and some essays.
Lightning Pancakes: Arian Restaurant & Food Review
Price: Free! Words: 3,600. Language: American English. Published: March 14, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
This is a short restaurant/food review for the Arian restaurant called Lightning Pancakes. It's all about the cuteness of pancakes, as well as how delicious and fun they are!
The Curcuruto Girls
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,680. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2015 by Hudson Mohawk Press LLC. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Inspirational
A collection of short stories based on the lives of five Italian-American sisters from the upstate New York town of Fulton that take place between the 1920’s and the 1950’s, based loosely on true stories about the sisters in their youth. Their stories remind us that human nature remains the same, even as the world around us has changed drastically since their time.
A Bushveld Tail
Price: Free! Words: 1,270. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: March 13, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
In the African veld, Snake and Mongoose are old enemies.
The Amulet
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,130. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: February 28, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Gregorio the master of Zero-Zero Investments is led by the nose by Greed…and another force. His target- Ganjamano- has potent defences. And the winner is…? A short story from Mozambique.
Book 20- Streets Paved with Gold
Series: Streets Paved with Gold. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,650. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: February 6, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
The first story is loosely based on the discovery of diamonds on the beaches of the skeleton coast at the mouth of the Orange River. The second story follows the career of a country boy whose first love is running. He participates in a one hundred kilometer ultra-marathon as an unofficial entry and does well, but not well enough.
The Day Jessica Left Islam, a short story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,920. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
In this short story, Jessica, an American convert to Islam, attends a dinner party, and the hostess’s underhanded scheme and troublesome comments spur Jessica’s decision to give up being Muslim.
Pivotals: A Story of Small Town America
Price: Free! Words: 14,180. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Inspirational
For centuries, small towns were the hub of family life. Generation after generation stayed close to their roots. Friends and neighbors were for a lifetime. A life with good neighbors and great friends is better than wealth. This is a story of a town that was strong. It is one of many that know the value of Community.
A Perfect Storm
Price: Free! Words: 4,400. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
Lily Tsang met her husband-to-be Kyle when they were both struggling artists. Eight years later, they are both famous in their fields, but now Kyle struggles with what might be fleeting success. He's bringing the problems with his stress and ego into their marriage. Lily's response is to retreat into her art - for now.