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A Golden State of Mind / Golden Daze
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 186,540. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Coming-of-age adventures of an Iowa farm boy amid the colorful traditions and rituals of the University of California . . . of love lost and found - found and lost . . . untold origins of Louie, Louie, casino craps, psychedelic art and the secret odyssey of Buddy Holly’s glasses.
Pulling Back the Earth
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Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 17,310. Language: American English. Published: April 15, 2013. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
For believing there are other people beyond this world who may be able to save humans from extinction a young couple is banished to a quest outside the world to return only if they find other people. She is 9 months pregnant by the time they discover their own sacred writings in a strange camp guarded by large, pale, babbling creatures. Will their words be stolen and their heir be devoured?
Mama Om
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 184,730. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
An egotistic and perverse English lad who was taught to see his "coloured" views from a different perspective with the assistance of an old patient and humble Chinese lady who came to live with his family. His "white" ideas and views eventually came to a coloured ending.
Gaijin Skin 3
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 31,860. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2013. Category: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
Miracles happen. Nobu calls Adam. This leads to a symbolic and even funny cleansing lovemaking scene so hot it should come with a warning. It’s a beautiful love story and insiders view of Japanese culture. Can love unfold before the impending disasters with this damaged character Adam’s past wounds?
Gaijin Skin 1
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 21,490. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2013. Category: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
Life seems so grand for Adam, full of hope and ideals and a passionate partnership with a creative rugged man- Mario and a home. Plus he is on the cusp of a teaching career. We watch it all collapse one tragic day and witness a hate crime. Will he survive and recover? Will he even escape? Read and see. By the end of the first novella in the Gaijin Skin series your answers will be provided.
The Bones of the Kuhina Nui
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,920. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2013. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
For generations on the Big Island of Hawaii, the women of the Pono family have guarded the secret hiding place of the bones of Queen Ka'ahumanu, King Kamehameha's favorite wife and powerful ruler herself. Now as Haunani, matriarch of the family, feels old age approaching, she must turn over her responsibilities, and the family lands, to one of her four daughters. But which one?
Girl Spins a Blade
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Series: The Emily Kane Adventures, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,960. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2013. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Her "Granny" helped Emily Kane find the strength to fight off the black-ops teams hunting her. But now Emily needs to find some relief from Granny, and to reconcile herself to the violence she had to unleash. She hopes to find spiritual renewal in the crowded pantheon of the Hindus and Buddhists of Nepal. But the spirit of violence is not far behind her. Old title: High Road to the Mountain Gods.
Sunday Girl
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 128,210. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
Full moon night in Seoul. Victim of a brutal crime, beautiful, mentally troubled Jang-Mee dissociates form her body and becomes a channel for an ancestral ghost who hints at historical secrets. Seeking out the ghost again, Jang-Mee becomes addicted to dangerous, extreme situations that will bring her to the edge. Sunday Girl explores the traumatic wounds that haunt the blood for generations.
Motivational Stories: Part Twelve
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Series: Motivational Stories, Book 12. Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 8,540. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
In this fast paced world, people hardly get time to pause and think about the forces which motivate or retard them. They are immersed in their works so deeply, earning and arranging that there is hardly any time for them to read the stories which children used to read in the past.
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: $99.99 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.
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: 108,220. 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?