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Book 29 - Streets Paved with Gold
Series: Streets Paved with Gold. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,510. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: January 29, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
A young reporter chases up a story about the first black medical doctor in the country. The doctor must have come from a poor background and faced huge obstacles. But, to tell the story, she must first find the person to set up the interview. The reporter is obsessed with her project. She too has obstacles to overcome. In the end, her voyage of discovery turns out to be a voyage of self-discovery.
A Soccer Hooligan in America
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 102,030. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2016 by Black Rose Writing. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Literature » Sports
A Greyhound bus ride through America and a subsequent stay in New Orleans compels Victor Stavski to reconsider everything he has stood for as a fanatical England supporter.
Resonance
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,630. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2016 by Kristi King-Morgan. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Resonance is a collection of poems that looks at individual and cultural experiences from this complicated world in which some receive rewards but others are punished and pushed to the brink of despair.
Come With Me from Jerusalem
Price: $15.99 USD. Words: 79,680. Language: American English. Published: January 26, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish
Come with Me from Jerusalem tells the story of star-crossed lovers caught up in the vortex of the Arab-Jewish conflict in the Middle East. Can love conquer all?
Behind every name a Story
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 36,600. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish
Behind every name a Story consists of essays describing survivors’ experiences during the Holocaust.
En El Espejo
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 2,980. Language: Spanish. Published: January 24, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Vivir, morir y sobrevivir el dialogo de la vida, "EN EL ESPEJO" , toca los puntos de vista sociales, personales y profesionales de un joven aveces vacío otras veces lleno de mil y un cosas.
Madam's Maid & Other Stories
Price: $5.70 USD. Words: 23,120. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » African, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
'Madam's Maid & Other Stories' is a collection of short stories among which is 'Madam's Maid', a story long listed in the 2013 Golden Baobab Prize.
Brick by Brick
Series: The Irish Novels. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 121,210. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2016 by Amolibros. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
Martha Marie takes the reader into the adult lives of ten siblings, an environment she knows well from her own childhood. She explores their relationships with humour and sympathy, and her affection for her native city, Dublin, comes through in all she writes.
Questing for a Dream
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 104,650. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Nadie is a bright but rebellious teen growing up Manitoba Cree. Living in abject poverty, she tries to help care for the younger children in the band. Devastated by the drowning death of her little cousin and unable to overcome her grief, Nadie leaves the band.
UZ Short Story Collection
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 22,920. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Religious, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
UZ Short Story Collection is comprised of 10 short stories by Umm Zakiyyah, including newly released The Arranged Marriage: Mohsina, daughter of Muslim immigrants to America, is a college student who is very vocal in her arguments against her professor’s anti-Islam rhetoric about Muslim women being forced into unwanted marriages…until her parents try to force her into an unwanted marriage.
The Handsome Devil
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,660. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
(5.00 from 1 review)
A feisty bookworm secretary butts heads with her new, arrogant and incredibly sexy boss.
Book 28 - Streets Paved with Gold
Series: Streets Paved with Gold. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,170. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: January 15, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
In the first story, Granny Thato lives in a corrugated iron shack in a squatter camp, or informal settlement. There is no electricity or sanitation and one tap serves two hundred people. She dreams of owning a proper house made of bricks and mortar. In the second story, a man believes he is being stalked by a white lion. But is it real? Certain cultures regard them as messengers of the gods.
A Mile in Her Shoes
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,330. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
“A Mile in Her Shoes” is a semi-fictional tale that combines storytelling, science, and magical realism to transport the reader through 60 years and across two continents. Lytle presents a “life flashed before my eyes” scenario with a twist, chronicling the life of her mother, a Korean-born American full of vim and vigor, who was quick with a dirty joke, and fiercely battled racism and illness.
Predators of Key AXA
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 19,670. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2016 by George Hodge. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Historical » General
Gunpowder and the printing press transformed lifestyles in the olden days. US$500 million inward investment has forever changed Key AXA. Its innocence is destroyed; and, its society forever wrecked.
Demon Child
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 58,740. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2016 by Jezebel Jorge. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Paranormal, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
A teenage girl comes to terms with her abusive childhood by seeking emancipation in order to find her first love and embrace her powers as a witch.
Book 27 - Streets Paved with Gold
Series: Streets Paved with Gold. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,230. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: January 8, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
The first story takes a humorous look at South Africa’s first democratic election when the whole country was awash with rumours. To-day we see the urban legends as ridiculous, but at the time they were firmly believed. The second story is about a striptease artist who comes up with a novel idea for her act. The audience loves it. Her shows are sold out. Only, there are unforeseen consequences.
Mandatory Equality
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,360. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
Roger is in investment banker. He likes to think he makes his own luck, and so finds it something of a surprise when he comes to work one day and finds that his world has changed since the Mandatory Equality law has passed.
Psychologists With No God
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 67,800. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
David watches his life fall to pieces as his marriage fails and his soon to be ex-wife turns his children against him. The wonderful woman he married has become distant and cold and experiences mood swings that go from merely spiteful to downright bizarre. This is an emotion-filled tale of one man’s desperate fight to be a part of his children’s lives.
Oasis: A Novel
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,420. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
After a complete upheaval in her personal life, a young woman finds herself living in a small camper on isolated, unimproved property in Southern New Mexico. With no idea of her next step or what could possibly lie in her future, she is immobilized by despair and confusion; until she encounters her Mescalero Apache neighbors from a neighboring Indian Reservation.
Affluenza
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,240. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
This book is a work of fiction based on a true story of affluenza. This works defines affluenza as "a painful, contagious, socially transmitted condition of overload, debt, anxiety, and waste resulting from the dogged pursuit of more."