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Book 24 - Streets paved with Gold
Series: Streets Paved with Gold. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,700. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: August 28, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
The first of these two short stories is the African version of the Sasquatch Legend. If the Sasquatch exists anywhere, the most likely place would be in Africa. The continent is ancient biologically speaking and relatively unexplored. The second story is about growing up in the wrong part of town. In Sarie October’s own words: she was born with a wooden spoon in her mouth. But she is a survivor.
Grace: Book 2 The Dreaming Series
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 58,720. Language: Australian English. Published: August 24, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Clean & wholesome, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Grace Taylor opens the letter she receives with trembling hands. She knows the words contained will either cause her great happiness or heart-wrenching despair, but she will also discover that they send her on a journey, from which there is no turning back.
Shahab - A Short Story
Price: Free! Words: 5,570. Language: British English. Published: August 24, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Inspirational
Two young men- a software engineer and a database administrator, forge an unlikely friendship with their 11 year old waiter. Before long, the men realise that the boy has gift.. and it makes them see him a new light.
Fables and Legends from Japan
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,090. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American, Fiction » Literary collections » Asian / Japanese
The book includes a collection of Japanese legends and fables collected by the missionary Claudius Ferrand in Japan.
Ready Reference Treatise: Under the Feet of Jesus
Series: Ready Reference Treatises · Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,620. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Hispanic & Latino
The story also describes the lives of the cousins Alejo and Gumecindo. It also describes the lives of the Latino migrant workers who live and work in the California grape fields.
Glen Lyon
Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 48,910. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
The strange story of a young man and his bride's long journey to love in a remote Scottish glen.
Deep Water Tears: Book 1 The Dreaming Series
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 62,030. Language: Australian English. Published: August 17, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Clean & wholesome, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Set in the Australian Bush, Deep Water Tears is a coming-of-age story of a non-Indigenous Australian girl, and her relationship with a part-Indigenous Australian boy, during a time when mixed-raced relationships were still commonly frowned upon. A story of how heart-breaking loss becomes the key to finding immeasurable joy.
The Orthodoxy of Arrogance
Price: $5.55 USD. Words: 65,240. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2015 by Michael Amram. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish
This is a story of the triumph of the human spirit. It follows a larger-than-life Jew from the perils of Nazi Germany to America. The Orthodoxy of Arrogance looks at the human condition, the strength and weaknesses of the human spirit.
The Music of The Stars
Price: $3.94 USD. Words: 257,880. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Musician and teacher Helen Nordstrom is resuscitated from being in cryogenic sleep on board the Galactic Voyager. Helen quickly charms the shipboard population, but is aghast that there is absolutely no tradition of music performance on board. She changes all that. Then it is discovered that there is a planet dead ahead on their trajectory, which drives the Ship crazy with excitement.
Ready Reference Treatise: The Shipping News
Series: Ready Reference Treatises · Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,420. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Annie Proulx decided to discover the happiness that resulted from the absence of pain and not because of the presence of euphoria.
Book 23 - Streets Paved with Gold
Series: Streets Paved with Gold. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,690. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: August 10, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
The first of these two short stories is loosely based on the events leading up to the Anglo-Zulu War of 1879. The narrator is a tree and the narration is in the style of a Zulu “Praise Singer”. The second is a humorous story about winning the lottery, a story with an ambiguous ending. What would you do if you won a large amount of money on the lottery? Would you do what Nkosazana did?
The First Scroll Of Metatron, Yehudah
Series: The Scrolls Of Metatron. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 90,470. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish
The first volume in a Kabbalistic series. Yehudah was murdered in Auschwitz but could not pass to the World To Come. After years of aimless wandering, desperate and lonely because the living never sensed his presence, he finds a passage into the Antechamber of Heaven. Commanded to journey along the Path of Kabbalah, in thirty-two bewildering adventures he learns Heavenly Wisdom and is purified.
Ready Reference Treatise: The Red Tent
Series: Ready Reference Treatises · Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,480. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Dinah is a minor Biblical character. In this novel, the author has extended her story with fictionalized additions.
Fables et légendes du Japon (Fables and Legends from Japan)
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 43,240. Language: British English. Published: August 6, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Children’s books » Legends, Myths, Fables / Other
Livre bilingue français/anglais (Bilingual French/English Book) Le livre comprend une collection de légendes et de fables japonaise recueillies par le missionnaire Claude Ferrand au Japon. The book includes a collection of Japanese legends and fables collected by the missionary Claudius Ferrand in Japan.
On Route 66
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,130. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2015 by Mushroom Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
On Route 66 is a series of short stories about that great and wonderful era when the open road brought something new, exciting, and magical around every corner and bend.
Ready Reference Treatise: The Garden Party
Series: Ready Reference Treatises · Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,200. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
The story was first published on 4th of February, 1922, in the Saturday Westminster Gazette. On 18th of February, 1922, it was again published in Weekly Westminster Gazette.
Shimoni's Lover
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 123,080. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish, Fiction » Romance » Historical
Yael sent four sons to war. Three returned. It is her oldest son, Shimon, who haunts them all. A gifted man and military hero, he died horribly in combat. The memory of Shimon also torments Miriam, his lover—a woman the remaining brothers are obsessed with. Shimoni’s Lover tells the story of the Kol family of Kibbutz Mayan Ha-Emek, Israel, in the aftermath of the Yom Kippur War.
Book 22 - Streets Paved with Gold
Series: Streets Paved with Gold. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,830. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: July 31, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Once a week, Tabitha Molefe fed the wild cats living under a motorway bridge near her home. It was her hobby. She fed them cheap off-cuts from the butcher and which did not cost her very much. However, she never suspected that her hobby would one day lead to her meeting the Zama-Zama.
Kempa Cambridge USA
You set the price! Words: 66,640. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
4 women (2 handball goalkeepers: French MIT grad student & American recovering from concussions, a Harvard linguistics PhD candidate & a Cambridge public librarian) The challenge of "third world" handball in the US is quite an adjustment for those arriving to Boston but the diverse international teammates bond as a big family, enjoying being together off & on the court.
Getting Rid of Mama
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,560. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian
What happens when a Jewish mother from Brooklyn moves in with her lesbian daughter and partner in small town, Delaware? Of course, Mother never acknowledges their relationship and the partner decides either she or the mother has got to go. What does a good daughter do? Maybe her and her mother's shared love of film, and especially Bette Davis, will help them save the day. A short story.