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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.
Stranger Than Fiction 4
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Series: Stranger Than Fiction, Book 4. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,920. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2014. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » 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 4’ is a collection of three fictionalised accounts of some of my encounters.
Shooter
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Price: Free! Words: 3,310. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2014. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
In this story, the ancient, irrational, yet still compelling rite by which a community atones for its sins by punishing a scapegoat, continues to be invoked in the most off-handed, and even innocent ways. From a goat banished to a wilderness to Christ crucified on a cross, the same cruel process continues to be a sinister, almost invisible, and yet very much accepted part of civilized life.
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?
The Whore
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Series: Laraba Thomas. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 108,030. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: June 23, 2014. Category: Fiction » Adventure » General
Kengua is a transsexual journalist and Laraba is his female colleague, who refuses to be evaded by him. They live out their race for a culled national prestige and their chase for emotional comfort in the intrigues of a demanding society and the diverse people traversing it. Their demand for objectivity is swallowed up in their parochial subjective nature as unconventional controversial persons
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.
Palawan Story
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Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 70,580. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Under the cover of darkness, Kim, a young girl, is put by her mother on a crowded fishing boat to escape Vietnam. The derelict boat drifts for two weeks on the South China Sea before reaching Palawan, a refugee camp in the Philippines. There, an American immigration officer mistakes Kim for a sponsored orphan with the same name and sends her to America.
L'île aux mouettes
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Series: Normandie légendaire - histoires courtes, Book 33. Price: $1.80 USD. Words: 5,190. Language: French. Published: June 20, 2014. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
L'intensité de la vie professionnelle et la déshumanisation du cadre de vie dans les grandes agglomérations conduisent assez souvent certaines personnes à "péter les plombs". L'histoire de Thomas, brillant ingénieur, est ici caractéristique du "mal vivre" et de l'effondrement des relations sociales engendrés par la concentration urbaine.
God Made Chutneys!
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Price: Free! Words: 11,730. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2014. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
GOD MADE CHUTNEYS is a collection of four short stories that reveal the richness and complexity of life in India. Like chutneys, these stories are sweet, sour, pungent and bitter in their flavors! These stories will make you, cry and laugh. Devour them at one sitting the way you would devour an Indian thali filled with chutneys. Enjoy!
The Life and Death of Abraham Massry and Other Stories
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,900. Language: American English. Published: June 17, 2014. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish
These 11 stories deal with author Joseph Sutton's Syrian Jewish background. The title story is about a Jewish immigrant from Syria who wants his American-born sons to follow the business and marriage path taken by him and his ancestors, except his son Jake shows the true calling of America by blazing his own trail. Come and enjoy Jake Massry's Syrian Jewish experiences from boyhood to manhood.
"LIARS - the News Industry"
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Price: Free! Words: 90,040. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2014. Category: Fiction » Adventure » War & military
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Professionally Edited Version - September 15, 2014 Price: "Free" Don't forget to vote this November. The three, major, news publishers are bent on changing the nation with their control over the truth; their goal: nothing less than to radically change America to their benefit. The publishers, their pawns continue to believe themselves invincible-they are deathly wrong.
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 underclass lover
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 50,460. Language: English (Indian dialect). Published: June 11, 2014. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
He seems to me, as an underclass lover, to be another Casanova in the 21st century in Kalimati, presumably in a local context out of Kathmandu City. Is he a good or a bad fellow? There was something that inhibited her going to the room of Pasan. She was worried for the consequences. She finally told him that it was already late for her to return home. It was a conflict of emotions.
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.
Scattered
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 125,000. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2014. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Hispanic & Latino
Scattered is a contemporary novel about the life of a common islander, Mario Quintanilla Rodriguez. The novel draws on history and fiction, and revives old Puerto Rican storytelling traditions that reaffirm the culture and define the identity of the northwestern coastal towns of the Island.