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Song of the Silence
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Series: Chronicles of the Stone, Book 4. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 71,080. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: July 22, 2014. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Now the East calls the heroes deeper into the travail of the age. Tu Ahu must be raised to hold the dark powers at bay. Then the Silk Road calls, and Tibet. Here the challenge of the trails is met. Here they rediscover the power of the ‘Silence’, a unique force born of old tides that serves them well. But the Black Robe forces gather greater strength until the quest seems doomed...
The Banana Leaf Men (Reprint)
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 79,910. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2014. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit
In this novel, at the turn of the millennium, identity crisis, gender racism, old fashioned ideas and astrology come together in Alor Star, Malaysia,
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?
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.
The Whore
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Series: Laraba Thomas. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 108,650. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: June 23, 2014. Category: Fiction » Adventure » General
Kengua is a male journalist with a intersex condition, and Laraba, his clueless female colleague and suitor, 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 natures.
Fever: The Coldness of Fever (Book V)
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Series: Fever. Price: Free! Words: 63,390. 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
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.
The underclass lover
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Price: $3.99 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
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“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 –
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 boere in die Krokodilriviervallei noord van die Magaliesberg. Die rivier met sy voëllewe is deel van die daaglikse ervaring van die plaasgemeenskap naby Brits, wat vir hulle oorlewing op die geskiedkundige rivier vertrou. Vir party mense weerklink die roep van die visarend, baie duideliker as vir die ander. Sprei jou vlerke saam met hulle.
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.
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.
달맞이 꽃 비녀
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 66,660. Language: Korean. Published: May 18, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
1952년 강원도에서 출생한 가 은자의 70년 파란만장한 인생과 함께 주위 사람의 우여곡절이 담긴 희비애노의 이야기를 여러 계층의 남녀노소가 감화 감동 받을 수 있는 신비스러운 자연의 질서와 종교 철학을 묘사하고 치열한 경쟁과 양심이 메말라가는 지구세계에 존재하는 모든 생명들의 공동체인 어두운 세상에 향기와 훈훈한 빛을 밝혀주는 달맞이 꽃심에 비유한 심리 사회 교육 소설 입니다.
From the Ashes of Strife
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 97,300. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2014 by Musa Publishing. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
We rose from the ashes of Revolution. Ten-year-old Sohrab Vessali and his parents escape the violence of Iran’s Islamic Revolution to live in America. As the years pass and anti-Iranian sentiment soars, the bullying and taunting at school leave Sohrab confused and aimless.
Keeping Secrets (The Essien Trilogy, #1)
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Series: The Essien Trilogy, Book 1. Price: Free! 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.
The Mida
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 86,460. Language: American English. Published: May 7, 2014. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
The Mida is a mystically-powerful, time-traveling carnival, a place for its people to hide from the world until they have to face the reality of their pasts. The first book in an eight book series, finds Mesa back in 1952 Farmingdale, IA. There she must deal with a murder, her now-grown son who thought she was dead, and Jiibay, a dark Ojibwa spirit set on taking over the carnival.
The Evergreen in red and white
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Price: $4.80 USD. Words: 106,680. Language: British English. Published: May 4, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Sports
A novel about Rabbi Howell – the first Romani professional footballer. “diligently researched and affectionately written” – When Saturday Comes magazine. “A poignant love-story… a must for local history enthusiasts.” – Sheffield Senior Archivist. “A meticulous novel that brings social and football history to life in the form of a truly unique character from football folklore” – Scott McCabe, SUFC
The Ghost who Wouldn't Give Up
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 83,540. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2014. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Hispanic & Latino
High adventure, sex death and loot, in the remote sierra madre, mexico. A little bus, ascends a cobbled mountain road towards a pueblo fantasmos. Aboard is a prodigal son searching for his late father, a defrocked bishop, and a fortune in gold. Copiously illustrated in inimitable style by the author, this is one ebook readers will treasure, and return to again and again.
Seattle in Shorts
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 50,720. Language: American English. Published: April 30, 2014 by MMMporium. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
After a bereavement-related mental health breakdown in London, Martine Brown returns to Seattle. She hopes to recover her mental health by re-visiting old haunts, but the plan quickly unravels. Can new friends help her plan succeed? Each chapter is a day in her November 2013 stay. Between her chapters are short stories about the dark pasts of Seattle's Japanese American and other minorities.