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Zarbalistan - The Traveler's Ultimate Guide to Ariana
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 91,780. Language: American English. Published: August 14, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
An enthralling 21st century tale of a teacher in a girls’ school in war-ravaged Afghanistan where the short-sightedness, the incompetence and the idiocy of people who are supposed to fund and supervise his training projects, or to guard and protect him, turn out to be his worst enemies, while Afghans accept him as one of their own. Powerful, frightening, yet hilariously funny and deeply human.
Of Kings and Bandits
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Price: $8.95 USD. Words: 128,270. Language: American English. Published: August 13, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
A story that is never told: that many "child warriors" to whom we are asked to offer sympathies befitting helpless victims and hostages are actually premature adults who have made a conscious decision to stand up against brutality and oppression as is the case of Eritreans fighting the oppression of Haile sellasie who was-his massacres, brutality, and how the people resisted his tyranny.
No More Secrets!
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Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 64,770. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2013. Category: Fiction » Classics
Farm girl Tracy Kalloran goes to college, marries into the rich and famous Damon family and soon learns that the wealth and social status are empty charades. She also learns many family secrets and that she may have married her brother!
The Fantasists
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 115,460. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2013 by Austin Macauley. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
John Lynch delivers a lively translation of Hans Egede Schack's captivating and whimsical novel The Fantasists. Two boys from the Danish countryside harbour elaborate fantasies of adventure, romance and their own greatness, while their third companion punctures their make-believe with his robust common sense.
The Cry Of The Michigama
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,290. Language: American English. Published: August 12, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Current time Indian Reservation in northern Wisconsin, the Cherowa tribe. Among this beautiful setting, tribal members begin to dissappear in strange ways, making way for the FBI to be called in to investigate. Love blooms on the reservation and is followed by a traditional tribal wedding. This is a story of fiction, love, mystery, suspense and many old traditional Native American ways Book 1.
Quick Guide: The Birthmark
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Series: Quick Guides to Novels and Plays, Book 8 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 12. Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 2,930. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2013 by Raja Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
“The Birthmark” by Nathaniel Hawthorne is a highly romantic short story. The story every masterly explores obsession with human perfection.
A Quick Guide to "Agnes Grey"
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Series: A Quick Guide, Book 10 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 138. Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 3,230. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2013 by Raja Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
The story revolves around the title character, Agnes Grey, who happens to be a governess. This nurse works in many bourgeois families. The story details her experiences, and the behaviour meted out to her by the people she knows.
Jamaica Dreaming (Romance)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 62,480. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2013. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Romance
More than a year after surviving a horrific accident, Chicago songstress, Julissa Morgan, still hasn’t returned to the stage and her bills are piling up. When she’s offered a few gigs in Jamaica she’s tempted to say ‘no,’ but she needs the money. But the wealthy benefactor footing the bill for the fundraising concerts, has an ulterior motive.
Breasts of Doom
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 46,390. Language: British English. Published: August 9, 2013. Category: Fiction » Drama » African
This is probably the saddest story ever, with a somewhat touching folded ending. It tells of a nameless newly married village girl, coerced into coming to the city with her husband to do menial work during the dry season. In a quick successive sequence of unending cruel happenings, she literally lives the life of her country.
Romance of the Regions
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,960. Language: British English. Published: August 9, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
A Nigerian story that handles its three major regional identities with a very forceful bluntness. The unfolding tale takes a detached, yet associated view of three main characters. The narration lumps up the entire imagery of the three main Nigeria tribes and factions into these three characters. The nature of the intricate romance that plays out shows the appropriate immediate Nigerian situation
State of the State
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,140. Language: British English. Published: August 8, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
This is the story of two distinctly similar colonies of Ants conditioned to live together as one colony. They discovered that in their likeness resides a cruel streak of competitiveness that makes them more different than they are alike. Ants and people are more alike than they appear. People are indeed like ants in their creative devices as in their appearance.
The Two Krishnas
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 124,070. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2013 by Riverdale Avenue Books. Category: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
The Two Krishnas is a sensual and searing look at infidelity and the nature of desire and faith. Pooja Kapoor, a betrayed wife and mother, is forced to question her faith and marriage when she discovers her banker husband, Rahul, has fallen in love with a young, male Muslim illegal immigrant who happens to be their son's age.
Lost Legacy
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 85,710. Language: American English. Published: August 5, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
(Think Indiana Jones and Lara Croft) The murder of two elderly archeologists, their stolen research, missing work journals, and the theft of a piece of carry-on luggage—all seem to have one theme in common: Dr. Gillian Bradford’s ancient piece of tapestry. Can she uncover the secret of the original Anasazi migration, before whoever killed her parents manages to kill her too?
Spirits of the Rock
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Series: The Dreaming, Book 3. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 199,610. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
The third book in The Dreaming Series; Spirits of the Rock is a story in its own right and yet continues to explore the characters' lives, their loves and the balance of the world in which we all live. It is a blending of modern culture with the ancient spiritual world of Australian First Nation.
Indian Food Safari by Ankita Verma
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 14,620. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
Indian Food Safari is a book of desi food junction. Indian food is famous for spice and aroma .Cuisine of Indian is diverse at its geography, climate culture, colors we go on exploration work to know more about India food the methods and ingredients of North India orfood preparing style is away different from South India.
The Forests of Fablemyr
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 108,980. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
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People from all different countries, from all walks of life, are mysteriously waking up somewhere else. That somewhere is a place comprised of mankind's brightest dreams and darkest nightmares. Here, all the world's mythology lives and breathes. As they travel between the real life drama of work, family and culture and the fantastical adventures in the dream world, they begin to discover...
Love in San Juan (A Short Story)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,970. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Hispanic & Latino
Bhavesh and Harry go on a dream holiday to San Juan, Puerto Rico. Bhavesh meets Isabel, a Puerto Rican girl who he instantly falls in love with. Isabel falls for him, too. Bhavesh wants their relationship to be more than just a holiday romance. However, will Bhavesh’s Indian background be a hindrance, preventing him from being with Isabel? This short story is 4889 words long.
NORA and the Golden Dragon
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 42,760. Language: American English. Published: July 31, 2013 by Brighton Publishing LLC. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Aspiring journalist Patrick Wilson travels to China to interview an elderly WWII heroine, Meiling Chan. He must persuade her to tell her story—painful memories she’s reluctant to share. Meiling was a victim of the Rape of Nanking: atrocities at the hands of Japanese invaders touched every member of Meiling’s family, including the traitor who became her greatest enemy: her own sister.
Lipstick con Chorizo
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,040. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Hispanic & Latino
A Chicano romantic-comedic-drama. Of sorts. Two combustible sisters take generous swipes at each other’s cabeza; one young man seeking love, displays his plumage while a young woman yawns; a son wants to be somebody, anybody; and one Grand Méjicana is a stellar cook, animal importer (when the sun goes down), and cultural cop. All engage in a fierce hunt for hidden wealth in one casa.
Red Dollar
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,890. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2013. Category: Fiction » Adventure » General
Leo finds a dollar bill that has a unique redness across the bottom. When his mother tells him the dollar will bring horrible misfortune and demise, Leo decides to allow the red dollar to be stolen by Low Blow, the drug dealer he owes. Low Blow keeps it thinking it's a good luck dollar. He awakens the next morning with his life in ruins-he awakens to a twilight zone of a different kind.