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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.
Tales of Escape
Price: Free! Words: 4,030. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
These are a set of very short stories done by students to practice English.
Miss McPherson And Her Class
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,040. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » U.K. Poetry, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
These poems are from a series of poems I wrote for Southwell Minster, (Southwell, Nottinghamshire, UK,) magazine. I invented a class of children with their imaginary teacher, Miss McPherson. These poems look at the Christian Faith in a humorous way.
Ready Reference Treatise: Shabanu
Series: Ready Reference Treatises · Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,920. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
The story takes place in Pakistan. The country had become an independent nation in 1947, after the departure of the British from British India. Before the colonists left India, they divided the British India into two parts, India and Pakistan.
From the Diary of an Extremist
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,500. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Women's fiction » Feminist
In this short story, an American college student converts to Islam and makes the decision to wear all black and cover her face. But she faces opposition from where she least expects.
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.
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.
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.