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Anderkant die eerste Ster
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Price: Free! Words: 23,430. Language: Afrikaans. Published: July 6, 2014. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Die flitsstories, minder as 800 woorde, gryp iets van die lewe en gee dit uit ‘n ander hoek. Die stores, 48 daarvan vertel verhale uit die buitenste ruimte, van liefde en geweld, kinderstories en snaakse stories. Dit laat ons lag, maar ook huil en wonder.
Uncle Toms Cabin
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Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 180,660. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2014. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Uncle Tom's Cabin; or, Life Among the Lowly, is a Classic peice of american literature about anti-slavery which helped lay the groundwork for the Civil War.
Hacking the President
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 57,440. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2014. Category: Fiction » Drama » Asian
War with China is initiated by the U.S. President - once a Chinese orphan - now in the year 2044 under control of Chinese military scientists. Will she fire U.S. mega-drones on her own people? If so, which people?
Asylum
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 29,070. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2014. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
What happens when an Aussie seeks Asylum in a Muslim home - in Australia?
The Whore
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Series: Laraba Thomas. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 108,030. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: June 23, 2014. Category: Fiction » Adventure » General
Kengua is a transsexual journalist and Laraba is his female colleague, who refuses to be evaded by him. They live out their race for a culled national prestige and their chase for emotional comfort in the intrigues of a demanding society and the diverse people traversing it. Their demand for objectivity is swallowed up in their parochial subjective nature as unconventional controversial persons
Fever: The coldness of fever (Book V)
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Series: Fever. Price: Free! Words: 62,770. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: June 23, 2014. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Fever is an exposition of a heady but not inscrutable abstract tale conceived on the likeness of bodily symptoms to a dysfunctional family, coexisting like the nation it is indigenous to, resembles and lives within. Its nature points seemingly to a fictional story it likens in every aspect and symbolizes with such inane clarity. This is the historical tale of the Nigerian nationhood and its people
Mudbug Tales: A Novel In Flashes, wit' recipes
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 41,640. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2014. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Mudbug Tales is a series of related vignettes that tell of folks living in Acadiana, the Louisiana Bayou country. The book includes recipes, some of which are Cajun and some of which are not. The Mudbug Tales pay homage to the Cajun people. If I fail to depict reality it's because that is not my aim. What I'm trying for is an enjoyable read. So, I hope you, my readers, enjoy the book. Have fun.
Palawan Story
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Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 70,580. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Under the cover of darkness, Kim, a young girl, is put by her mother on a crowded fishing boat to escape Vietnam. The derelict boat drifts for two weeks on the South China Sea before reaching Palawan, a refugee camp in the Philippines. There, an American immigration officer mistakes Kim for a sponsored orphan with the same name and sends her to America.
Neither Here Nor There
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 49,580. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2014 by Crooked Cat publishing. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish
Esty's life was laid out for her from birth. She would marry one of a handful of young men suggested to her and settle down to raise a large family in a tiny space within the closed community of her parents, near to and yet far from the modern world. But Esty has decided to risk all by escaping while she still can. Will she make it to the other side?
Habit of a Foreign Sky
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 85,540. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2014 by Typhoon Media. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Somewhere between Hong Kong and New York, life does an abrupt shift for Gail Szeto, when her mother, her last family member, is killed in an accident. For Gail, a mixed-race, single mother who had buried her young son less than two years prior, all she has left is a hard-won career at a global investment bank. Life rapidly goes into free fall for this woman with a complicated past.
Do Wyoming
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Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 48,750. Language: Polish. Published: June 8, 2014. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
W latach 1991-1998 Tadeusz Korzeniewski odbył jazdę przez północną Amerykę. "Do Wyoming" to opowieści z drogi, jedne pisane oryginalnie po angielsku, inne po polsku. Za angielską "Lubark" autor otrzymał nagrodę 20 tys. dolarów z National Endowment for the Arts. Dwie polskie opublikował w kraju w "Rzeczpospolitej" i "44/Czterdzieści i Cztery".
The Mystery of Moutai
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 63,900. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
A teenager returns home from school to find a gruesome scene: the apartment he shares with his mother has been ransacked and she is dead. There is a bottle of Moutai left at the scene. This is evidently a homicide but who is the killer? Two amateur detectives stumble unwittingly into a cobweb of mystery and danger when they team up with the Boston police to solve this mystifying crime.
Beyond the Gardens
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 89,780. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2014. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Hispanic & Latino
“It’s not easy to figure out who you want to be, especially if you’re a chica from the barrio. With a crazy family and un amigo, who has suddenly decided he wants her, brainy college student, Esperanza, finds herself having to make some tough decisions. In this humorous and sweet novel, Lopez brings us lovable characters we want to root for from page one. Don’t miss it!” —Lara Rios –
The Holocaust of All Times: The Genocide of the Incas
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 119,940. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Colonial America
The conquerors of the Old World took only a few months to arrive at the “American” continent and begin the most inhuman encounter between two different civilizations, outnumbering any other genocide. The "Indians" always will be weak unless they join to claim the right to their ancestral continent, understanding that our hopes lie in the humanity of our inhumanity.
Artifact
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Price: $1.25 USD. Words: 34,340. Language: British English. Published: June 4, 2014. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
Struggling to deal with the spectre of guilt from her theft of a NZ artifact, Lara arrives in the UK, finding work at a local museum and friendship with her new neighbours, Kerry, an eccentric primary school teacher and Arama, a handsome and unreadable businessman. Delving into the museum artifacts, Lara finds solace and hope. But before she can accept the love offered, she must forgive herself.
Roep van die Visarend
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Price: $1.23 USD. Words: 68,700. Language: Afrikaans. Published: June 3, 2014 by Kameeldoring Boeke. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Deel in die lief en leed, drome en teleurstellings van die mense van die Krokodilriviervallei. Die rivier met sy voëllewe is deel van die daaglikse ervaring van die mense wat langs die geskiedkundige rivier bly. Veral die roep van die visarend weerklink vir party mense baie harder as ander. Loer in by die plaasgemeenskap wat op verskeie maniere hulle vlerke sprei.
Scattered
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 125,000. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2014. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Hispanic & Latino
Scattered is a contemporary novel about the life of a common islander, Mario Quintanilla Rodriguez. The novel draws on history and fiction, and revives old Puerto Rican storytelling traditions that reaffirm the culture and define the identity of the northwestern coastal towns of the Island.
Le peintre de Fès
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 47,060. Language: French. Published: May 22, 2014 by Editions Tensing. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
La force de la race, unique roman d’André Réveillaud a été écrit en 1918. Pour cette seconde édition près d’un siècle plus tard, nous ne pouvions garder ce titre. Malgré son intelligence, sa culture, son enthousiasme pour la religion musulmane, et la découverte d’un Maroc qui le fascine et l’envoûte, le héros du roman ne pourra s’échapper de son origine et de sa culture chrétienne et française.
Between Two Deserts
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 43,580. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2014 by Pale Fire Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Winner of the Arizona Literary Fellowship in Fiction: Coming to Jerusalem to fulfill her grandfather’s dying wish, Eve Cavell finds herself poised on the seam of three worlds—Muslim, Christian, and Jewish. “Shames, a former Middle East correspondent, skillfully intertwines the lives of this diverse cast of characters to produce a tightly executed, emotion-filled work.” Publisher’s Weekly
The Mountain's Silent Cry
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 65,140. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2014 by Melinda Evaul. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Daniel feels his family slipping away while all he can do is watch helplessly. He knows the importance of heritage to survive a hard life in the Appalachian Mountains of the 1940’s. But his children are restless, dissatisfied with traditional ways, and want to make life in their own image. The Pittman family becomes the battleground for the conflict of a stable past against a vague future.