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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...
From Haiti to Guinee' on the Immamou - A Tale of Redemption
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,740. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2014. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Haiti, Tropical Paradise or Hell? I wrote this Haitian Folk Tale to illuminate the roll of the loa, nature spirits, in supporting the Haitian People in a continuing desperate struggle for survival in a seductive, but very dangerous part of the world. The book is illustrated with photographs of a Haitian themed sculpted wall hanging made of flamed copper sheeting.
Islamic Terrorist - The Satanic Mind
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 27,280. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2014. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
A story of an ordinary Muslim youth in early 30s well educated born & brought up in society where fundamentalism & cultural pluralism survive & thrive side by side. His upbringing confuses, is unable to mix completely & unable to identify himself fully with the fundamentalists as well as the materialistic people. Torn between what the Maulans preach & practicality of Islam.
Book 9 Streets Paved with Gold
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,440. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: July 22, 2014. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
In the first story, a young Xhosa woman is busy cleaning her father’s grave when a stranger appears, claiming that her father is buried in the grave. The confusion is a problem not only for the two women but also for the ancestors. In the second story, a hero in the struggle for freedom is awarded a medal. This gives him an opportunity to reflect on whether his sacrifice was worth it.
Book 8 Streets Paved with Gold
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,880. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: July 21, 2014. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
These two stories continue the African theme. The first is a love story set in Cape Town during the Minstrel Carnival. The carnival is a 100-year old festival amongst the coloured community where minstrel bands compete for trophies. The second is a bitter-sweet story about the scourge of AIDS. A benevolent employer teaches her gardener how to drive, with unforeseen consequences.
Book 7 Streets Paved with Gold
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,930. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: July 21, 2014. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
These two short stories continue the African theme. The first story is about a ladies’ savings club, a characteristic feature of urban, working-class black women. The story is light and humorous. The second is darker in tone. The story is about young, Zulu country boy seeking his fortune in the big city. It is an African version of Charles Dickens’ “Oliver Twist”.
Book 6 Streets Paved with Gold
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,540. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: July 21, 2014. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
These two short stories continue the African theme. The first story is about an eight year old Zulu herd boy looking after his family’s cattle. It is based on a children’s nursery rhyme: “Mother Caught a Flea”. The tone of the second story is darker. It chronicles the life of a young woman torn between traditional Zulu culture and a western value system.
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,
A Lifetime to Celebrate
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 36,740. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2014. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
This story is about a Cajun family's journey through a lifetime of events that tests their courage, convictions, and human spirit.
Boko Haram
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Series: Boko Haram part1, The Habinger. Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 10,110. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2014. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
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Unsuspecting preys in the hands of unscrupulous political Mafia that will stop at nothing to achieve its totally selfish and criminal agenda at any cost. Would Muba, Muazu, Nasir and Buzu have become prepared and willing instruments of destruction in the hands of the Mafia if it were not for their faulty foundation? find out in this highly emotional eye opener.
Literature Companion: Like Water for Chocolate
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Series: A Quick Guide, Book 78 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 257. Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 10,870. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2014 by Raja Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
The story of the novel revolves around a young girl named Tita. Pedro is her lover, but she continues to long her entire life to marry him. Unfortunately, they are never married because Tita’s mother upholds the family tradition of the youngest daughter not marrying but taking care of her mother until the mother passes away.
Simson
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 29,690. Language: Afrikaans. Published: July 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Simson is ‘n fiktiewe jeugverhaal wat handel oor die well en weë van vigs weeskinders in Misanga Kwazulu Natal.
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?
Literature Help: In the Time of the Butterflies
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Series: A Quick Guide, Book 75 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 255. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,450. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2014 by Raja Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
The main story is about the lives of the Mirabal sister, but along with their stories a fictionalized account of the revolutionary activity is also present in the book. Besides the Mirabal sisters, the story also tells about their families and compatriots in the Dominican Republic during the Trujillo regime.
The Temple Is Not My Father
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 12,950. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2014. Category: Fiction » Drama » Asian
Ensnared by a tradition hundreds of years old, a woman fights for her daughter’s happiness. A short tale of 40 pages. Set in India.
The Roots Of My Family Tree
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 410. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2014. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Family / Multigenerational
Multicultural children's book -Take a trip around the world with a little girl, who is proud of her rich multicultural heritage. The Roots of My Family Tree, is a celebration book for children, families and educators to use as an enjoyable springboard for conversations about family heritage. Bright, colorful, written in rhyme.
Muslim Girl
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 45,030. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2014. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Religion
Inaya was only nine when her mother converted to Islam and moved the family to Saudi Arabia. Now, at sixteen years old, Inaya returns to America and decides to remove her Muslim clothes and hide her religion at school… And she hopes to get the attention of a boy she likes. But she has no idea how to hide this double life from her mother—and from everyone who admires her strong faith.
Literature Help: Flight
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Series: A Quick Guide, Book 73 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 253. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,150. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2014 by Raja Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
“Flight” is written from the perspective of a first person. It has conversational tone. The inclusion of humor and abrupt confrontation makes the story more interesting and meaningful. Taking its momentum from the historical events, the story moves from present to past and then back to present, exploring the relations between Native Americans and European Americans.
Yo Le Voy A Messi, Vamos Argentina
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,480. Language: Spanish. Published: July 6, 2014 by virginia blizzard. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Sports & Recreation / Soccer
Un niño pequeño supera su frustración tras un cambio de planes a última hora y en lugar de ir a celebrar la victoria de la Selección Agentina de Fútbol, se mete el mismo a la cancha que tiene a mano, y pone en práctica aquello que hizo que Messi fuera su favorito: un ejemplo del amor y la pasión con que los hinchas siguen el desarrollo de la Copa del Mundo FIFA, compartiendo todo en familia.
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.