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The Boys of Jurupa Valley
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 88,310. Language: American English. Published: April 6, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Hispanic & Latino
Frankie and Joey, friends from the same tough neighborhood, did everything together. Then the moment came when they both fell in love with the same girl. The Sting of first love hurts all on its own but when you're fighting your best friend for the girl of your dreams all is fair in love and war..
Cherry Blossoms and The Delta Cotton - written by Jimi Massey and Marty Denton
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Price: Free! Words: 360. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
(5.00 from 1 review)
this poem is about the Japanese American internment camp in Rhower, Arkansas during WWII. It is about the innocense of youth that helps the healing bridge of differing opinion.
Story Tell
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,010. Language: Italian. Published: April 4, 2013 by Gabriele Capelli Editore. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Guglielmo Tell scoccò, colpì la mela e divenne l’eroe nazionale Svizzero. A cosa pensò quando tutti i presenti trattennero il fiato? Trattenne il fiato anche lui? Al progetto partecipano autori della svizzera Italiana e tra loro, per scelta del curatore, anche una selezione di artisti di altri campi (cinema, teatro, pittura, musica, giornalismo).
The Weird Life of Joshua Mirabene
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,130. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Set almost entirely in the Washington, DC, suburb of Bethesda, Maryland, at the end of the twentieth and beginning of the twenty-first century, Garden Urthark’s Weird Life of Joshua Mirabene will thoroughly familiarize you with one strange life story.
Treasure of the Ages
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 21,970. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2013 by Sova Books. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
This book is the first English translation of the Ukrainian ‘Treasure of the Ages’ by Klym Polishchuk. It contains seven short stories, in which the author retells legends heard from various characters during his travel across Ukraine in turbulent revolutionary times, when the Soviet government was establishing itself in the country. This edition of the book includes commentaries and illustrations
Maccabee
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 139,790. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Before the world heard of Adolph Hitler, Hezbollah, or Hamas, a Syrian king calling himself Antiochus Epiphanes called for the destruction of the Jewish nation. Against all odds, one priest and his sons stood up to the king. One of those sons became known as the Maccabee. It was the passion, faith, and military genius of the Maccabee that culminated in what is presently celebrated as Hanukkah.
The Name of His Fathers
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 61,090. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish
A young Jewish man from Texas, Eric Jacobs, moves toward Orthodox belief and practice while at college in New Orleans. THE NAME OF HIS FATHERS is a story about spiritual journeys -- beginning them, resisting them, joining them, nurturing and repairing them. And it is about the humor, grace, and good cheer that can be found along the way.
The Cook's House
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Price: Free! Words: 11,110. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
(5.00 from 1 review)
Set in the rural Mississippi Delta of the 1950s, The Cook's House is the story of a privileged white boy growing up with the synergism of his family, his small community, and a colored lady, the cook. As a boy would, he took for granted her kindness and the richness of her wisdom. She was his unconditional champion and became a lifetime companion in his heart.
Progresso in marcia
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Price: Free! Words: 38,700. Language: Italian. Published: March 28, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
C’è progresso e progresso. Quello tecnologico è neutro, né buono né cattivo: dipende dall’uso che se ne fa. E poi c’è il Progresso, con la “P” maiuscola, il trionfo dell’umanità orgogliosamente protesa verso la propria autoaffermazione, la propria autodeificazione, che culminerà nell’anticristo. Da quel “Progresso” Dio ce ne scampi e liberi.
Time Will Reveal
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Price: Free! Words: 4,540. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2013. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit
1985: Jessica Chou is at the biggest dance of the season and she's got the attention of two men: the cute pre-med gymnast with the hot, flexible bod and the sweet nerd with surprising dance moves. Her choice will have repercussions felt a decade later. Short story prequel to the novel CHOPSTYX.
Tell A Thousand Lies
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 105,040. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Shortlisted for the 2012 Tibor Jones South Asia award. 'Tell A Thousand Lies' tells the story of two sisters - one dark skinned, one not - caught in the web of deceit and betrayal.
Towers to Nowhere
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 254,330. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish
(3.50 from 2 reviews)
Russia at the turn of the century, a country beset by revolutionary tensions and upheavals, where Jews are increasingly threatened. From a straightforward commercial venture, Feivel’s voyage on a riverboat will turn into a series of adventures, some of them absurdly funny, some hair-raising. Few foresee that much worse is still in store for Jews, in this new century – but what to do about it?
The Wayward Moon
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 132,090. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2013 by Yotzeret Publishing, Inc.. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Seventeen-year-old Rahel is on the run in ninth-century Iraq. Disguised as a boy and equipped with only her wits, she struggles to master her fate.
The Town That Moved To Mexico
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 38,710. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Hispanic & Latino
The small towns of Hinchvill, CA, and La Lacrimosa, Mexico dispute ownership of a small strip of land on th border between them. When an earthquake causes a bizarr landslide, and several of the houses in Hinchvill end up in La Lacrimosa's Town Square, the minor dispute becomes an international incident.
Pink Blancmange
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 33,200. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2013 by Austin Macauley. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
How does the arrival of a stranger in a small northern town affect the lives of the local residents? Can a wife swap possibly work? Do fairies really exist? How does love find a grumpy old man? How does a museum guide escape a randy chav? Love, humour, compassion and tragedy all combine to make a readable novel.
Raven's Eye View
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Price: Free! Words: 1,200. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
(5.00 from 1 review)
Raven's Eye View is a first nations story about the Creator and its companion the Raven. The Raven is sent out to find the perfect space where life could flourish. As the Raven sits back and waits for the Creator to form the stars and planets in new galaxies, a newborn planet becomes vulnerable to the very sky that is suppose to protect it from explosions of space birthing.
Russian Jews Don’t Cry
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 295,470. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
The story is written as told by a young man in his twenties bouncing as a loose boat around the world, trying to find his place in it. He hits the biggest jackpot of his life and lets it go away so easy. If reality can turn into bizarre fantasy and the fantasy can morph back into reality, then a twilight transition may exist somewhere on the way.
Al garete
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 127,400. Language: Spanish. Published: March 15, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Hispanic & Latino
(5.00 from 1 review)
Al garete es una narrativa contemporánea de la vida de un hombre común, Mario Quintanilla Rodríguez, la cual se nutre de historia y ficción, y trata de rescatar relatos de un pasado que reafirman la cultura y definen la identidad de un pueblo del noroeste de Puerto Rico. Nace en 1968 y crece en un pueblito donde sus residentes aspiran al primer mundo, pero viven muy cómodos en el tercero.
Ring of Fire; Or: Antumbra of a Wintered Empire
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Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 66,590. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2013. Category: Fiction » Drama » American
Manu is constantly in love with the wrong person. He runs around a twenty-first century America looking in all the wrong places. An immigrant in a strange land, he goes daydreaming on airplanes and buses, aimless and lost. Looking for work in all the wrong places, Manu dreams the American dream. Is he the enemy? he wonders, running in the long shadow of the violent birth of this Global century.
Barba Yianni ~Uncle Blood Sucker
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,160. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2013. Category: Fiction » Horror » Undead
In the Greek islands, a vrycolakos is a vampire. Unlike the Transylvanian kind,a vrycolakos is often hard to tell from the person they were when alive. They can be distinguished by two things: their prey is usually a family member, and their dessicated bodies make a drum-like sound when struck. The niece of a vrycolakos tells of her narrow escape from her uncle ... or not!