Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes

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Eli's Paradise
You set the price! Words: 37,690. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Omar Bishara and his family have moved into Eli’s Creek and life in the small town will never be the same—the Scandinavian hamlet in the Sierra foothills hasn’t changed much since the gold rush days. The Arab immigrants want to buy an old landmark property, which draws protests, but when the town’s favorite daughter, Lilly, falls for the Arab boy, Baligh, protest turns to distrust and resentment.
The Haggis
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,960. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Parody, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
The haggis: A philosophical essay upon its habitat and its lifecycle.
Subterranean Homesick Alien
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 8,050. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
After crash-landing on Earth, an alien finds himself trapped and alone, amongst a strange culture. Realising it will be some time before he can signal his people for rescue, he decides to learn about humanity, and records his observations.
Ready Reference Treatise: Norwegian Wood
Series: Ready Reference Treatises · Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,010. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Toru Watanabe is the narrator of the story. The story is told from the first person perspective. The narrator goes back to his past and describes the days while he had been living as a college student in Tokyo, Japan.
Vichyssoise
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 91,540. Language: British English. Published: April 29, 2016 by Crooked Cat Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish, Fiction » Literature » War
1942 Karin Schmidt, a former German citizen working for the British government, has disappeared during a spying mission in south-west France. Reporter David Klein is tasked with her search, which he gladly undertakes, despite the risks. In 1939, Karin had helped a Jewish family escape from Germany – and rescued him from Kletschkau prison. He owes her his life. But will he be in time to save her?
L'enfant traumatisé
Price: $7.90 USD. Words: 70,680. Language: French. Published: April 27, 2016 by Editions Dedicaces. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Ce livre raconte l'histoire d’un enfant terrorisé dans son enfance par la politique du déni de sa langue, une histoire inspirée de faits réels.
Literature Help: Rashomon & Other Stories
Series: A Quick Guide · Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,970. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2016 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
The stories could not be published during his lifetime. The story “Rashomon” was published when the author was still an undergraduate student at Tokyo Imperial University.
Il Vento e il Fiume
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,150. Language: Italian. Published: April 25, 2016 by Fabrizio Frosini. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » European poetry, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Questo volume raccoglie poesie scritte nel periodo 1978–1981 e prende il nome dal poema "Il Vento e il Fiume". Fu, quello, un periodo travagliato per la società italiana, valga solo ricordare, di quegli anni, il terrorismo e un terremoto devastante, in Irpinia, i cui effetti risultarono aggravati dall'endemica corruzione. Temi tutti che si sono riflessi ed insieme immersi in queste poesie..
The Closing of Yoshimura Kimie
You set the price! Words: 4,360. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Everything was great in their relationship until Ai unexpectedly brought her mother over to meet him and together they found that a few months of love and respect couldn't overcome millenia of cultural bias and xenophobia.
Xibalba Unleashed
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,060. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Crime, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
A research expedition to an ancient Mayan cave in Belize leads to dire events being released back out into the world after over a thousand years.
Antologia Cuentos
Price: $3.90 USD. Words: 21,320. Language: Spanish. Published: April 22, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Essay » Literature
Esta antología incluye diez relatos de ficción, dos de ellos premiados en Argentina y Chile y dos son un reflejo de realidades políticas descritas en '07MH17' o sociales reflejadas en forma irónica en 'Vamos a la Plasha'. Todos los relatos incluyen fotos, audios, música y algunos de ellos vídeos. El objetivo es presentar al lector una imagen vívida del mensaje de la autora.
Ta-ta Grandma
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 79,240. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
When Blossom, Flinty’s mother returns from Toronto to Spring Valley – a rural Jamaican village, after seven years, she finds her teenage son—who lives with his grandparents—facing the same dim future as the island, idling out his life on a dangerous roller-coaster of misadventures, on an island sizzling with the political tensions of the 1970s.
De Patines y Putas
Price: $1.90 USD. Words: 1,360. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Las peripecias de una niña de Brena describen la vida de la gente de un barrio popular muy distinto a los gagás donde vivían los blanquiñosos Limeños. "...Somos cholos, obreros y zambos a mucho orgullo porque aprendimos a temprana edad lo que es trabajar duro..." Los audios son DECIMAS del siglo XIX sobre la política del país y del poeta Carlos Vasquez Aparicio con música salsa y landó.
The Rovers
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,020. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2016 by Melange Books, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
During the Roaring Twenties anything was possible for those who dreamed big and were willing to risk it all. This is the story of two men who traveled different paths, yet whose fates were inextricably entwined. Theirs is a tale of love and lust, truth and deception, history and fantasy, damnation and redemption—and Baseball.
The Daughter Who Got Away
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 75,370. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2016 by Yotzeret Publishing, Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish
Celia is a 70-year-old New York artist and educator whose grown daughter Sharon has escaped Jewish East Coast life to live in a cabin in British Columbia. Celia braves a visit to the wilderness, where she and Sharon become involved with an idiosyncratic Jewish community. What this What this community lacks in Jewish knowledge it makes up for in heart and spirit.
The Invasive Species
Series: The Mahina State Mysteries. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 67,860. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2016 by Hawaiian Heritage Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
Professor Molly Barda is thrilled to be included in a grant to investigate attitudes toward biotechnology. But she immediately finds herself embroiled in the deadly fight between big biotech and anti-GMO activists. When Molly and her best friend Emma Nakamura stumble onto the scene of a brutal murder, they realize everyone has something to hide--and there are some questions you just don't ask.
Literature Help: Gilead
Series: A Quick Guide · Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,750. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2016 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
When the novel “Gilead” was published, it was greatly admired by both critics and readers. The book was the winner of the prestigious Pulitzer Prize for Fiction in 2005.
Life:Is:A:Frequency :: Evolution
Price: Free! Words: 7,780. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
This is the "This Is What I Think About Evolution" chapter of the Life:Is:A:Frequency series; written and edited by Steven M. Borella
После Вучића
Price: Free! Words: 22,780. Language: Serbian. Published: April 11, 2016. Categories: Essay » Political, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Не питај како сменити човека, већ како променити парадигму.
Rescue From Planet Pleasure
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 101,360. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2016 by WordFire Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Hispanic & Latino
Planet Pleasure. The one place in the galaxy you seriously want to avoid, but it’s the next stop for Felix Gomez, detective-vampire and undead enforcer. His mission: rescue the bodacious vampiress, the hyper-sexual Carmen Arellano, from the clutches of ruthless warrior aliens.