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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: $0.99 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.
달맞이 꽃 비녀
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 72,050. Language: Korean. Published: May 18, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Drama
1952년 강원도에서 출생한 가 은자의 70년 파란만장한 인생과 함께 주위 사람의 우여곡절이 담긴 희비애노의 이야기를 여러 계층의 남녀노소가 감화 감동 받을 수 있는 신비스러운 자연의 질서와 종교 철학을 묘사하고 치열한 경쟁과 양심이 메말라가는 지구세계에 존재하는 모든 생명들의 공동체인 어두운 세상에 향기와 훈훈한 빛을 밝혀주는 달맞이 꽃심에 비유한 심리 사회 교육 소설 입니다.
From the Ashes of Strife
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 97,300. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2014 by Musa Publishing. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
We rose from the ashes of Revolution. Ten-year-old Sohrab Vessali and his parents escape the violence of Iran’s Islamic Revolution to live in America. As the years pass and anti-Iranian sentiment soars, the bullying and taunting at school leave Sohrab confused and aimless.
Famous Stories
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Price: $1.11 USD. Words: 34,560. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2014 by Mahesh Dutt Sharma. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Born Dhanpat Rai Srivastav, 'Munshi Premchand' was a novel writer, story writer and dramatist, and he has been referred to as the 'Upanyas Samrat' ('Emperor among Novelists') by some Hindi writers. His works include more than a dozen novels, around 250 short stories, several essays and translations of a number of foreign literary works into Hindi.
Keeping Secrets (The Essien Trilogy, #1)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,690. Language: British English. Published: May 12, 2014. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Romance
Secrets, Scandals, and Seduction under African skies. The Essiens are the kings of African finance. A close-knit family, their father is the patriarch of a finance dynasty that ranges from retail to investment banking spanning the African continent. Yet all is not as it seems as the three brothers—Felix, Mark and Tony—soon discover when their family is rocked by secrets and scandals.
Exit Plans
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Price: $6.50 USD. Words: 47,820. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2014 by Write Words Inc.. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
What happens when a group of senior citizens decide to manage the way they are treated at the end of their long and useful lives? Will they go along with the state of the art status quo – or find new reasons to get up on Thursday mornings to discuss their possible fates?
The Mida
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 86,460. Language: American English. Published: May 7, 2014. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
The Mida is a mystically-powerful, time-traveling carnival, a place for its people to hide from the world until they have to face the reality of their pasts. The first book in an eight book series, finds Mesa back in 1952 Farmingdale, IA. There she must deal with a murder, her now-grown son who thought she was dead, and Jiibay, a dark Ojibwa spirit set on taking over the carnival.
A Room in the House of the Ancestors
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Price: Free! Words: 35,100. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2014. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Computer industry whizkid Edward returns to the home of the family that rejected him at birth, or so he believes. After Edward’s brother Andrew reaches out to befriend him, the two men forge a friendship. Edward soon discovers that his birth family is very different from his adopted father’s paranoid delusion. His family discovers that Edward is far more damaged than they could ever have known.
The Evergreen in red and white
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Price: $4.80 USD. Words: 106,680. Language: British English. Published: May 4, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
A novel about Rabbi Howell – the first Romani professional footballer. “diligently researched and affectionately written” – When Saturday Comes magazine. “A poignant love-story… a must for local history enthusiasts.” – Sheffield Senior Archivist. “A meticulous novel that brings social and football history to life in the form of a truly unique character from football folklore” – Scott McCabe, SUFC
The Billionaire's Alibi: The Scandal (The Billionaire's Alibi #3)
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Series: The Billionaire's Alibi, Book 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 27,300. Language: American English. Published: May 2, 2014 by Spaulding House. Category: Fiction » Romance » Suspense
There's a murderer on the loose and Alexa is unsure of her alliances. When some revelations about Will's past come to light, will she turn to someone from her previous life for comfort? Will is in deep trouble, and not just with the police. Alexa has lit a fire within him, and now he's unsure how to win her trust back. Can he protect her from the danger he's brought into her life?