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Borders And Envelopes
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 10,440. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2013. Categories: 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.
Borders And Envelopes
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 10,440. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2013. Categories: 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
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 49,990. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
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
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 81,230. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2013 by Bob Booth. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, 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
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,590. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: May 15, 2013. Categories: Plays » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
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
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 80,430. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish, Fiction » Literature » Literary
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
Series: Jenno's Stuff, Book 5. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,720. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » General, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Jenno's private look at gang members and life, in her territory of Widdlington.
Reportage Albanya
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,830. Language: Italian. Published: May 7, 2013. Categories: 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
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 47,970. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2013. Categories: 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
Bretwalda
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 50,150. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
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
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 40,010. Language: American English. Published: May 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » African American fiction » 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
Price: Free! Words: 30,150. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2013. Categories: 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
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 47,380. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
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
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,480. Language: Spanish. Published: April 22, 2013 by Libros Malaletra. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Parody, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Hispanic & Latino
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
Price: Free! Words: 37,470. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American, Nonfiction » History » Asian
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
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 68,050. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
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
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 88,890. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2013. Categories: 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.
A Golden State of Mind / Golden Daze
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 186,540. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
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
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 17,310. Language: American English. Published: April 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
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
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 184,730. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2013. Categories: 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.