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If I Should Speak
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 78,860. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2014. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Tamika’s new college roommates are Muslim, and Tamika is immediately drawn to Dee, who shares her love for singing and her frustration with an overly religious, unsupportive mother. As the seeds of friendship are sown between them, the doors of fame are beginning to open. But Tamika is unprepared for the one obstacle that stands in her way to success...
Fragile Mountains
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Price: $3.90 USD. Words: 113,470. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2014. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
A beautiful and moving novel about life, love, death and rebellion in the eastern hills of Nepal.
Dying to Live: An Amish Man Fakes His Death to Find His Life
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 59,270. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2014. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Based on a true story, one August night in 1996, an Amish man starts a bloody trail across the bedroom floor next to the double bed where his young wife sleeps soundly and disappears into the night. He is missing and presumed dead.
East Bay Grease
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 74,090. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2014 by Writers Tribe Books. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
East Bay Grease has been acclaimed as one of the great depictions of working-class America in the latter half of the 20th century.This is the story of T-Bird Murphy, born in the tumultuous 1960’s and raised in the ghettos of Oakland, California by his mother, who rides with the Hell’s Angels, his father, who is an ex-convict, and the father figures who range from musicians to construction workers.
Don't Make a Sign on the Boat, Stories from Burma
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Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 30,560. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literary collections » Asian / General
A Collection of Stories from Myanmar, told by Ven. UNyaneinda, Abbot of the Old Burmese Monastery in Bodhgaya, India, for me to remember and retell. The place is Central Burma, the country along Burma's great river, the Irrawaddy, where these stories are still alive nowadays.
Lies, Loss, and Longing
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 31,850. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2014 by Typhoon Media. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The stories in Lies, Loss, and Longing portray the experiences of survivors of violence. Sukanta delves deeply into ordinary suffering, using his keen eye for the mundane to expose extraordinary contradictions. Many of the characters in his stories meet a sad ending. Nonetheless, there is a strength in his characters that gives them, and us, insight into their predicaments and their changes.
The Longest Kiss
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 63,030. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2014 by Typhoon Media. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The protagonists of the stories in this translated collection all crave a private domain, a place that nobody else can touch. They share with their creator a passion for words, a passion for writing and a passion for literature. To read the stories in this collection is to enter the private domain of the characters who populate them.
Entre lagos y volcanes
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Price: Free! Words: 25,820. Language: Spanish. Published: August 8, 2014. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Quince relatos, la mayor parte premiados en diferentes certámenes literarios, donde se conjugan odios, crímenes, esperanza, amor, terror e historia, unidos todos ellos en la geografía agreste y volcánica (en todos los sentidos) de Centroamérica.
Open Doors
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 45,420. Language: American English. Published: August 6, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A crazy satirical novel in the tradition of Jonathan Swift, George Orwell, and Tom Wolfe. Angela wants to be a good person, but struggles to live a life consistent with her ideals. She's also frustrated by all the hypocrisy and error she sees. But that doesn't stop her from going on a quixotic quest to make the world live up to her expectations.
The Tourmaline
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 103,000. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2014. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
Volatile but talented, London teenager, Aaron, distrusts most people apart from his incarcerated cousin. When he attacks a fellow pupil to defend his birth mother’s honour, his head teacher gives him a fixed-term exclusion, and his foster parents send him to a residential camp for mild delinquents close to mystical Stonehenge. Once there, inexplicably strange events start to occur.
Entre Toiros e Gurus
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Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 51,910. Language: Portuguese. Published: August 5, 2014 by Chiado Editora. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Três religiosos rezam pela evolução da humanidade, em diferentes localidades da Índia: um lama tibetano, no seu mosteiro; um iogue, num ashram e uma teósofa, na sede da sua organização.
The Disambiguation of Susan
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Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 185,320. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2014 by Saint Gaudens Press. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish
A charming story of a young woman dealing with changes and ambiguities life throws her way, while coming to terms with her previously unfamiliar Jewish heritage. Susan’s path to resolving these ambiguities and changes brings her romance, confusion and, ultimately, a new direction in life. A rabbi's long-lost granddaughter finds her heritage in Sarah Sarnoff 's delightful story.
Paloma Negra
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Price: $6.49 USD. Words: 78,360. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2014 by Open Books. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
From Pushcart Prize and Golden Palm winner Miha Mazzini comes the charming and unlikely story of an imitation Mariachi band in 1950s Communist Yugoslavia.
Teilang_A_Novel
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 85,190. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2014. Category: Fiction » Inspirational
In Khasi, “Teilang” is both proper noun and verb - “build together” - a great concept. The character of Teilang gives life to that concept. The novel is a tribute to the good men and women of Khasi society in particular, and all good men and women in general. It celebrates the quiet revolution of industry and values at a time when opportunism and anarchy dominate news headlines everywhere.
Stones
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 103,720. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2014 by Evolved Publishing LLC. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
In Book 3 of the saga of Shining Light’s people, the reader is swept into the changing world of ancient Native America. The peace that Shining Light and his family have enjoyed in the Land of the Tall Trees is shattered by his young daughter. Dove’s dream of mustangs, and of a young American Indian boy named Singing Stone, and his family known as the Mustang People, will not let her rest.
Song of the Silence
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Series: Chronicles of the Stone, Book 4. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 71,080. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: July 22, 2014. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Now the East calls the heroes deeper into the travail of the age. Tu Ahu must be raised to hold the dark powers at bay. Then the Silk Road calls, and Tibet. Here the challenge of the trails is met. Here they rediscover the power of the ‘Silence’, a unique force born of old tides that serves them well. But the Black Robe forces gather greater strength until the quest seems doomed...
Islamic Terrorist - The Satanic Mind
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 27,280. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2014. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
A story of an ordinary Muslim youth in early 30s well educated born & brought up in society where fundamentalism & cultural pluralism survive & thrive side by side. His upbringing confuses, is unable to mix completely & unable to identify himself fully with the fundamentalists as well as the materialistic people. Torn between what the Maulans preach & practicality of Islam.
The Banana Leaf Men (Reprint)
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 79,910. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2014. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit
In this novel, at the turn of the millennium, identity crisis, gender racism, old fashioned ideas and astrology come together in Alor Star, Malaysia,
A Lifetime to Celebrate
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 36,740. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2014. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
This story is about a Cajun family's journey through a lifetime of events that tests their courage, convictions, and human spirit.
Simson
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 29,690. Language: Afrikaans. Published: July 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Simson is ‘n fiktiewe jeugverhaal wat handel oor die well en weë van vigs weeskinders in Misanga Kwazulu Natal.