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Normandie légendaire - histoires courtes 1
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Series: Normandie légendaire, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,960. Language: French. Published: June 12, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Douze histoires courtes entraînent le lecteur à travers l'espace et le temps de la Normandie. On y vagabonde ainsi d'Est en Ouest, du Nord au Sud, en passant du XIe siècle au XXe siècle et du XVIIIe au XVIe.
Corazones aislados
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Price: Free! Words: 2,950. Language: Spanish. Published: June 11, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
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Un cuento en el que la rutina diaria se combina con la locura, el tren subterráneo y los sacrificios humanos inspirados en la tradición azteca. • • • A short story where daily routine works in complicity with madness, the subway, and human sacrifices inspired in the Aztec tradition.
Neu-Jericho, in greifbarer Zukunft
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 49,490. Language: German. Published: June 8, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Jean Quetsch gerät in die utopische Stadt Neu-Jericho und bleibt, weil ihn die Augen einer verschleierten Frau fasziniert haben. Hier ist das Wohnen umsonst. Es herrscht direkte Demokratie. Der Kapitalismus ist besiegt durch Geld, das nur auf Karten existiert und wöchentlich weniger wird. Alle sind in Bewegung: Jean , sein Freund Jumbo und die Araberin Toyra, die für Jean ihren Schleier ablegt...
Yokozuna Dreams with Rats and Mutts
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,250. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2013. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Another collection of short stories that range from the silly to the serious - plenty of humour thrown in! Beware - you may see yourself in some of these!
Thophile à Rome
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Series: Normandie légendaire - histoires courtes, Book 13. Price: Free! Words: 670. Language: French. Published: June 7, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Recueillie au XXe siècle à Saint Cornier des Landes, cette historiette se contait dans le bocage normand durant le siècle précédant. La langue normande de cette région y est savoureuse. Elle est cependant compréhensible.
Gas d'Falaise
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Series: Normandie légendaire - histoires courtes, Book 12. Price: Free! Words: 1,050. Language: French. Published: June 7, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
A Falaise, au XVIIIe siècle, on ne se souciait guère de Guillaume le Conquérant, l'enfant du pays. Les préoccupations de l'époque étaient plus modestes. Il en résulte un petit conte aux dialogues truculents sonnant bien la langue normande.
Besame, Mi Amour (Hispanic Romance)
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Price: Free! Words: 7,190. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Hispanic & Latino
Ana Rodriguez wants to fall in love. To find a man that makes her feel the passion she's only ever dreamed about. So when she meets Jorge Garcia, Ana thinks maybe she's finally found her match. But Ana's parents have other plans for her, leading Ana to have to make the hardest decision of her life. Also check out The Complete Besame, Mi Amour Boxed Set.
Oranges: A Journey
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Series: Just Us Two Travel. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 33,620. Language: British English. Published: June 6, 2013. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Travel
A delightful contemporary novel built on a dream as young Charlotte falls asleep and dreams of sunshine lands where oranges ripen in winter. Her dreams take her into the future; with her friend Daisy, she finds herself in Portugal where a handsome Portuguese stranger captures her heart. Detailed descriptions of the Estremadura region of Portugal and Andalucia, Spain.
Dreams of Home
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 77,890. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2013. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
Grace Kawakami lives in paradise—at least that’s what they call Hawaii in 1941. But hell breaks loose in paradise on December 7, when Japan bombs Pearl Harbor and Grace’s world turns upside down.
Ghosts of the Sahara
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 98,830. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2013. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Kennedy Hunter, an American journalist, travels to Casablanca to interview The Torch, an Islamic rebel hiding deep inside the Sahara. He’s cunning, sleek as an eel and doesn’t make it easy on her. To meet him, she is pushed out of a plane into the desert, treks the Sahara with hostile Berbers where she fights for her life and ends up in a tit-for-tat with him until the very dramatic end.
Leyendas Mexicanas para Disfrutar en Familia
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Price: $3.70 USD. Words: 7,820. Language: Spanish. Published: June 4, 2013 and represented by Editorial Universus. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Hispanic & Latino
Esta obra "Leyendas Mexicanas para Disfrutar en Familia" posee un conjunto de relatos para redescubrir la historia y legado que dejó el pueblo mexicano a través de los años.
Drought
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 45,070. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2013 by Typhoon Media. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Drought, a translation of Iwan Simatupang’s novel, Kering (1972), is a joyous celebration of life and human commitment. Its hero is an ex-student, ex-soldier, and ex-bandit, who decides to transmigrate to one of the outer islands of Indonesia to restart life as a farmer. Drought shows Simatupang writing at the height of his powers and is a lyrical testimony to the strength of the human character.
Love Thy Roommate
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Price: Free! Words: 61,010. Language: American English. Published: June 1, 2013. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance
Set in and around Denton, Texas, Love Thy Roommate is a tale of five unlikely friends (Miriam, Jake, Fink, Damian, and Libby) coming together to create an unconventional family unit over time. What does the post-graduate future hold for these individuals? Read Love Thy Roommate to find out.
Legend of the Salmarine
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Price: Free! Words: 2,080. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Riveting tale of animal love and its consequences. (Safe for children.)
Corona
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 31,130. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2013 by Sibling Rivalry Press. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Razia Mirza is a Pakistani woman from Corona, Queens, who grew up in a tight Muslim community surrounding the first Sunni masjid built in New York City. When a rebellious streak leads to her ex-communication, she decides to hit the road.
Con la mia valigia gialla
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Price: $8.79 USD. Words: 32,760. Language: Italian. Published: May 28, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
"Con la mia valigia gialla" è il racconto di un viaggio. Del mio primo viaggio in terra d’Africa, da sola, come volontaria in un ospedale rurale del Kenya. È il racconto dei piccoli eventi quotidiani (solo apparentemente banali) accaduti in quelle tre settimane, conditi con una manciata di riflessioni sulle diverse abitudini e sulla cultura locali...
Untouchable Friends
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Price: Free! Words: 34,290. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
In the 1970s Baya and other children in the Rajasthan desert region worked as sweepers at houses, where they were treated as untouchables. Although outsiders kept away from them, they enjoyed each others company, being good friends. Feudal attitudes influenced the life of all the sweeper families. The book also deals with death rites, Ganga water rites, Chandals and the meaning of outcasting.
From These Ashes
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 72,890. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2013 by Vagabondage Press LLC. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
From These Ashes chronicles the journey of two siblings looking for “home,” while searching for themselves, each other, their heritage and their destiny.
Many Untouchable Castes
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Price: Free! Words: 45,560. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
The book is about caste competition in feudal Rajasthan in the mid-20th century. About groups segregated by highcaste Hindus in the Marvar desert region. Castes heavily burdened by ageold customs prescribed by the feudal elite. The behaviour towards ritual untouchables. Attempts to rise in the society by leaving work disdained by others. As narrated by Tan Dan, a villager of the area.
Hong Kong Rose
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 114,490. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2013 by Typhoon Media. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
The novel rewinds through a drama set in Hong Kong of the seventies, where Confucian family ties and British colonial society embrace Rose's "perfect" marriage to a lawyer from a prominent South African Chinese family. But even before the wedding, a dark underside to that family begins to emerge; Rose must confront the reality of her new life as it unfolds with many surprising twists and turns.