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Ride the Rainbow by John Hassall
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 136,700. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2016 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Attractive, young and living in a sought after area of London, Sarah appears to have it all. But, she needed something or someone in her life. Growing up around a world of cycle racing, where her father Jason Curzon made his fortune, she is keen to get involved on a personal level. Due to what appears to be ‘bad luck', rider Bruce Connolly never quite makes it to the top of his game.
The Dry Tears Of A Bleeding Child by Tumelo Moleleki
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 40,400. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2016 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Elizabeth, along with her younger brother, Lawrence, is a virtual slave living on a farm owned by the Forsythes. She depends upon Charles Forsythe, her cruel master, for everything. He extends his hold over her by raping her and as a result she becomes pregnant.
Captain President by Ibrahim Whyte Sesay
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 75,640. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
A young African leader must contend with hostile regional dictators, ancient traditions, geopolitical interests, endemic corruption and the norms of a patriarchal society, as she tries to uplift her economically- hobbled country. Kooky dictators, lecherous men of power, female genital circumcision/ female genital mutilation are some of the vivid splashes in this tapestry.
In the Heart of Cairo by Mahi Wasfy
Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 79,160. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama
When anti-bias educator, Mrs. Magda, becomes the new Theory of Knowledge teacher at the American School in Cairo, she is shocked to discover the ugly truth behind the school’s prestigious reputation. Despite the challenges and hostility she faces, Mrs. Magda is committed to achieving her career goal of transforming the environment at the school and making it truly bicultural. Although the school’s
The Ivory Caribou by Caroline McCullagh
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 92,080. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2016 by iCrew Digital Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Action/adventure, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Is it a love story? Or is it an adventure story? Or is it a commentary on the tragedy of war? It is all of these, and more. Caroline McCullagh weaves a thrilling and dynamic story around Anne O’Malley’s genealogical search for the story of her late husband’s father that takes her to the far North of Canada to find new relatives among the Inuit culture, to Europe behind the lines in World War I.
Breathless in Bollywood by Nicola Marsh
Series: Bollywood Billionaires. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 42,290. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
Desiree D’Souza is determined to take Mumbai by storm with her fledgling interior design company. To do so, she needs to nail a pitch for the famous Baron Hotel expansion. But her plan is seriously threatened when her nemesis, and teenage crush, Jarryd Baron blackmails her. Jarryd Baron will do anything to restore the Baron family hotels to glory, including blackmailing a woman he despises.
Scintillating Stories- Book 2. 'Realization' and other stories. by Ramakanth Jonnavittula
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 41,650. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Life is too short to gain all knowledge by personal experience; one has to learn from the experiences of others. The best way to do this is through books. A short story deals with an issue generally faced by us and interestingly shows how to tackle it. Its message continues to reverberate in the reader’s mind for a long time. ‘Realization’ urges that marriage is for a lifetime.
El Nahual by Héctor Dennis López
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 38,670. Language: Spanish. Published: May 9, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Hispanic & Latino
Durante tiempos inmemorables los antiguos habitantes de Mesoamérica, creían que toda persona desde el momento de su nacimiento, venía con el espíritu de un animal, el cual se encargaba de protegerlo y guiarlo. Ese espíritu recibía el nombre de Nahual. Se creía (aún se cree en ciertos lugares), que los brujos y chamanes podían crear un vínculo muy cercano con sus nahuales.
Eli's Paradise by Michael D. McGranahan
Price: $5.70 USD. Words: 37,690. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Omar Bishara and his family have moved into Eli’s Creek and life in the small town will never be the same—the Scandinavian hamlet in the Sierra foothills hasn’t changed much since the gold rush days. The Arab immigrants want to buy an old landmark property, which draws protests, but when the town’s favorite daughter, Lilly, falls for the Arab boy, Baligh, protest turns to distrust and resentment.
Vichyssoise by Olga Swan
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 91,540. Language: British English. Published: April 29, 2016 by Crooked Cat Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish, Fiction » Literature » War
1942 Karin Schmidt, a former German citizen working for the British government, has disappeared during a spying mission in south-west France. Reporter David Klein is tasked with her search, which he gladly undertakes, despite the risks. In 1939, Karin had helped a Jewish family escape from Germany – and rescued him from Kletschkau prison. He owes her his life. But will he be in time to save her?
L'enfant traumatisé by Salah Taibi
Price: $7.90 USD. Words: 70,680. Language: French. Published: April 27, 2016 by Editions Dedicaces. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Ce livre raconte l'histoire d’un enfant terrorisé dans son enfance par la politique du déni de sa langue, une histoire inspirée de faits réels.
Antologia Cuentos by Nuria Garcia Arteaga
Price: $3.90 USD. Words: 21,320. Language: Spanish. Published: April 22, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Essay » Literature
Esta antología incluye diez relatos de ficción, dos de ellos premiados en Argentina y Chile y dos son un reflejo de realidades políticas descritas en '07MH17' o sociales reflejadas en forma irónica en 'Vamos a la Plasha'. Todos los relatos incluyen fotos, audios, música y algunos de ellos vídeos. El objetivo es presentar al lector una imagen vívida del mensaje de la autora.
Ta-ta Grandma by Jeffery Wright
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 79,240. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
When Blossom, Flinty’s mother returns from Toronto to Spring Valley – a rural Jamaican village, after seven years, she finds her teenage son—who lives with his grandparents—facing the same dim future as the island, idling out his life on a dangerous roller-coaster of misadventures, on an island sizzling with the political tensions of the 1970s.
The Rovers by Paul Ferrante
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,020. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2016 by Melange Books, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
During the Roaring Twenties anything was possible for those who dreamed big and were willing to risk it all. This is the story of two men who traveled different paths, yet whose fates were inextricably entwined. Theirs is a tale of love and lust, truth and deception, history and fantasy, damnation and redemption—and Baseball.
The Daughter Who Got Away by Leora Freedman
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 75,370. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2016 by Yotzeret Publishing, Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish
Celia is a 70-year-old New York artist and educator whose grown daughter Sharon has escaped Jewish East Coast life to live in a cabin in British Columbia. Celia braves a visit to the wilderness, where she and Sharon become involved with an idiosyncratic Jewish community. What this What this community lacks in Jewish knowledge it makes up for in heart and spirit.
The Invasive Species by Frankie Bow
Series: The Mahina State Mysteries. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 67,860. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2016 by Hawaiian Heritage Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
Professor Molly Barda is thrilled to be included in a grant to investigate attitudes toward biotechnology. But she immediately finds herself embroiled in the deadly fight between big biotech and anti-GMO activists. When Molly and her best friend Emma Nakamura stumble onto the scene of a brutal murder, they realize everyone has something to hide--and there are some questions you just don't ask.
Rescue From Planet Pleasure by Mario Acevedo
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 101,360. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2016 by WordFire Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Hispanic & Latino
Planet Pleasure. The one place in the galaxy you seriously want to avoid, but it’s the next stop for Felix Gomez, detective-vampire and undead enforcer. His mission: rescue the bodacious vampiress, the hyper-sexual Carmen Arellano, from the clutches of ruthless warrior aliens.
Rainier Erupts! by Thomas P Hopp
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 73,180. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Rainier Erupts is an epic tale of volcanic catastrophe—a modern-day Pompeii. This novel dramatizes the cataclysmic events that could occur if Washington State residents were caught off-guard by a sudden outburst from the smoldering giant.