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Borders And Envelopes
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Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 10,440. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Hispanic & Latino
A teenage girl must put up with an overbearing mother, an ungrateful brother, a dying father, raising younger siblings, xenophobia, a long distance relationship, and a teen pregnancy upon moving to America.
I Like The White World
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 49,990. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Ted Mason, hired by a Catholic film making company, conceives of a documentary that would explore what professional thinkers and powerful men make of Pilate's final, unanswered question to Christ: "What is Truth?" In the course of making that documentary, Ted learns much about his father, his faith, his colonial ancestors, and himself that could not have been laid open to him in any other way.
The Wind Caller
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 81,230. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2013 by Bob Booth. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
There is much conflict in Richland, Arizona, including the longstanding conflict between the "white" and the "red,." But these all pale in comparison to what brews between Native American schoolteacher Sky Berlander and her estranged grandfathers, as a feud which has divided their family will finally come to a head over an ancient and terrifying birthright — the power to control the wind itself.
Incident in a Duckyard
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,590. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: May 15, 2013. Category: Plays » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
This radio play, adapted from a Hans Christian Andersen story, illustrates how easily racism, bigotry, hypocrisy, stupidity, and apathy can escalate into violence and destroy an innocent and gifted creature. Andersen’s folk tales always have a dark side and involve moral and ethical issues. Using poultry and droll humour to show us ourselves, this one is, indeed, a cautionary tale.
While the Sands Whisper
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 80,430. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish
Ayishah, a freelance American-Israeli photographer, embarks on a seven-month adventure that soon draws her into a taboo love affair with her Bedouin guide, Hakim. He has many secrets, but Ayishah has one of her own: a painful abandonment of her family that needs to heal. It becomes her challenge to reveal, using the terrible beauty of the Sinai, how we overcome the borders that divide us.
Jenno's Gangs
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Series: Jenno's Stuff, Book 5. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,720. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2013. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » General
Jenno's private look at gang members and life, in her territory of Widdlington.
Jade
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,940. Language: Australian English. Published: May 12, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Jade remembers her childhood days in Singapore during the 1960s. The third daughter in a family of eight girls, she tells of the difficulties faced by her Ma as she struggles to bring up her girls. Jade's anecdotes of life in her primary school compels us to empathize with her fear and rejection, and rejoice with her achievements. The book concludes with a narrative of a mother's sacrificial love.
Pueblo Summer
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 75,110. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2013. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Erin Fraser thinks agreeing to spend the entire summer on a New Mexico pueblo may be the biggest mistake of her life. And she's only been here an hour! How does a California girl cope with life on an Indian pueblo for two whole months? Once she meets Paolo, things take a dramatic change. But will that change be for better or for worse?
Reportage Albanya
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,830. Language: Italian. Published: May 7, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
A differenza degli altri racconti della serie Amblimblone di Max Vergani, quasi tutti umoristici, questo è un toccante spaccato di umanità pur sempre raccontato con l'immancabile ironia che contraddistingue l'autore.
Child With No Name
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Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 47,970. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
A little girl is orphaned in the Boxing Day Tsunami. No one knows who she is or what language she speaks. An aid worker visiting the orphanage discovers her name and wants to reunite her with family members, but the orphanage is in rebel held territory. A ransom is demanded. Aid worker Claire enlists her mother in a daring rescue attempt to free the child, and is punished. Based on a true story
Tea Party Teddy
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 69,860. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Hispanic & Latino
Tea Party Teddy is a political tell-all novel about Sacramento, California politics - the public corruption, infidelity, and greed that affect a newly elected Assemblyman. His world slowly unravels as he succumbs to the power of his office. The ultimate irony occurs when his wife becomes romantically involved with the founder of the Republicans for Latinos.
Navajo Girl Escapes an Enemy Camp
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,920. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
The story is loosely based on one of the stories my mother told me about one of my paternal great- grandmothers (not sure of the greats) who had been captured by the Apache tribe when she was a young girl. She spent some in captivity and made that courageous attempt to escape her captors and succeeded. I'd like to have known her. Names and details of the escape are finalized for the most part.
Bretwalda
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 50,150. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
Seven Kingdoms all vying for power in the newly conquered British Isles. Only one can be be the overking, or Bretwalda. This is the story of Raedwald, whose remains were found in the Sutton Hoo burial, and his fight to take his small kingdom to supremacy, through battle and skill. His achievement changed the course of history, but do we know the man?
The Color of Lies
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 40,010. Language: American English. Published: May 2, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Anne-Marie is a beautiful, rich teenager, with gorgeous blue eyes living in California. Her world is unexpectedly turned up-side down, when a strange man comes into her life. He tells her shocking revelations about her family and racial identity, Anne-Marie is forced to question her very existence. She painfully learns that her family is entangled in a generational web of lies.
Marriage Of Deceit
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Price: Free! Words: 30,150. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
Her parents chose a suitable match for her, though not matching in any way to their status but known to them .She also consented being taken in by his charm and looks. Her married life took off well but alas! it did not last long.
The Irish: 3 Novellas
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 47,380. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
THE IRISH by Eddie Stack is a collection of 3 novellas set in rural Ireland. Entertaining and heartbreaking, hopeful and hilarious, this is the best of contemporary Irish writing. “Eddie Stack has a way of making you laugh and cry at the same time...a great Irish storyteller.” Willy Vlautin, author of Lean on Pete, Motel Life and Northline
Apuntes de un escritor malo
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,480. Language: Spanish. Published: April 22, 2013 by Libros Malaletra. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Parody
Rechazado por editoriales y publicaciones culturales, Anónimo Hernández admite que es un escritor malo… Y feo. No escribe según la moda. Su nombre no suena estético. Pero decide que, aún así, con estos apuntes pondrá su granito de arena en la edificación de lo que más ama en el mundo, la Literatura Universal.
Cattle Nomads Of The Indian Desert
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Price: Free! Words: 37,470. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
About nomads in Rajasthan who have grazed cattle on a large scale since early history. With a pastoral culture from the west in Asia, that partly differed from the culture of the settled Hindus of the Indian subcontinent. Tan Dan's forefathers were a part of that nomadic culture, to which also ox caravan traders belonged and small groups with other professions.
Black Moon - The legend of Pango-marama
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 68,050. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
NZ Maori deemed Hawaiki to be their ancestral home & Tiki, 1st man from the heavens, to be son of the god of war and the goddess of death. But half-human, half-bird Manaia, son of Tane and Hine-nui-te-Po, was the 1st. The 2 tribes lived in harmony for generations but food dwindled & the bird people were ousted. Follow their perilous paths, even to the Underworlds, retold in this gripping legend.
Flowers in the Dust
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 88,890. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Hispanic & Latino
Can two people from opposite worlds forge a life together? Chola is a young woman raised in Catholic South America. Hans is the son of a wealthy Jewish family from Berlin. They don't speak eachother's languages; yet there is a strong attraction. After they marry, Hans' addictions surface, as war breaks in Europe and Chola must host her husband's family, escaping Nazi Germany.