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A Perfect Madness by Frank H. Marsh
Price: Free! Words: 111,330. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2012 by Brandylane Publishers. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish(4.67 from 9 reviews)
It is the autumn of 1938 when Julia Kaufmann meets Erich Schmidt while studying medicine at the German University in Prague. With Hitler’s army soon to invade the city and the terror of World War II looming, it is the worst of times for a Jew and a German to fall in love.
Lighting the Flames by Sarah Wendell
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,410. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish(5.00 from 1 review)
Genevieve & Jeremy have been summertime best friends at Camp Meira, a Jewish overnight camp in the mountains. Then, last year, Jeremy left camp early. Gen left the country on a graduate fellowship. Now, a little over a year since they were last at Meira, Gen and Jeremy are together to run a special Winter Camp during Hanukkah. Will their friendship be rekindled, or will it become something more?
Love Thy Roommate by H. S. Volfson
Price: Free! Words: 61,010. Language: American English. Published: June 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish
Set in and around Denton, Texas, Love Thy Roommate is a tale of five unlikely friends (Miriam, Jake, Fink, Damian, and Libby) coming together to create an unconventional family unit over time. What does the post-graduate future hold for these individuals? Read Love Thy Roommate to find out.
The Rabbi Who Tricked Stalin by Mordechai Landsberg
Price: Free! Words: 107,310. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish(5.00 from 1 review)
A character driven- macabre novel about Stalin’s dark period. It is a ruthless regime, persecuting Jews and Christian God believers,‘white' Russians, Trotskists and other communists. The arrest & killing machine of the Secret Police and Bolshevik Party did not stop at their own circles. Rabbi symbolizes a troubled citizen, having family problems, struggling and succeeding to get out.
מהומה אחרי מלחמה by Mordechai Landsberg
Price: Free! Words: 63,670. Language: Hebrew. Published: December 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Classics, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish
מהומה אחרי מלחמה' הוא רומאן עם עלילה כמעט מקאברית, המתרחשת בתקופת סיומה של מלחמת יום כיפור. הגיבורים הם ידידים משכּבר, כבני 30 ומשהו: צייר אוהב חיי ם; מדריך חקלאי, ﬠיתונאי-לﬠת-מצוא, בﬠל דיﬠות מוּקצנות "מתוך יאוש מהמצב"; ומשורר- מרצה לדתות ﬠתיקות באוניברסיטה. השלושה, ששנים מהם השתתפו במלחמה, יוצאים ﬠם כול הלוחמים להפגנות כנגד "ממשלת המחדל", ובמהרה פונים איש לﬠברו : חייהם הופכים לתזזית מתמדת.
Vengeance by Steven Starklight
Price: Free! Words: 16,920. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish(5.00 from 1 review)
Life for the Jews of 1983 Lodz is difficult and dangerous, but when Katrina finds a book hidden deep within an ancient temple, she discovers the words of magic that bring forth the Golem to protect her.
Moshe by Adrien Leduc
Price: Free! Words: 21,060. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish
Ottawa. 1949. Moshe Silverstein doesn't quite fit in. A Type 1 diabetic and one of the only Jewish students at school, the diminutive eleven year old has few friends and is tormented on a daily basis. With the help of a classmate and a former Golden Gloves boxer, Moshe gains the confidence to confront his tormentors and win back his dream.
The Ink Beneath by Charles Eugene Anderson
Price: Free! Words: 310. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish(4.33 from 3 reviews)
Not all tattoos are art.The past is with us always. Sometimes it's tattooed into our skin. The sins of history leave marks just like a tattoos.
A Quick Guide to "All But My Life" by Students' Academy
Series: A Quick Guide, Book 18 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 146. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,550. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2013 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish
“All But My Life” by Gerda Weissmann Kllein was first published in 1957. It happens to be the memoir of her experiences during the Second World War. The time period described in the memoir is from September 3 1939 to September 1945.
Carmine Vermilion by Caspar Frederik Riga
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 185,550. Language: American English. Published: June 11, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Technological, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish
An underground train of thought. A roadside prairie in an old corner of France was home to Ralph's great-uncle, who sold him the house. There is a garage with a new and revolutionary philosophy, and Saul, who knows dreams that go back hundreds of years. Ralph has to accept a reality that is, on second thought, even stranger than what goes on in the garage.
The King's Messenger: A Parable About Judaism by Michael L. Kagan
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 1,240. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2013 by Albion-Andalus Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Judaism, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish
In The King's Messenger, Michael Kagan draws us into the world of the imagination and gives us an original parable about Judaism's long journey through the centuries that might have sprung from one of Judaism's classic storytellers of old. Although the parable itself is short, its message is profound and far-reaching. It is a teaching that will be read and read again, and passed on to others.
Lily Steps Out by Rita Plush
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 77,960. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2012 by Penumbra Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish
Empty nest and retired husband - after 30 years of cooking and cleaning, Lily Gold wants more out of life, something of her own - a job. Just when she's about to open her own antique center, husband Leon decides he's had enough of her 'hobby' and closes their joint account. HIS needs - what about HERS? How far will she go to assert her independence? She's about to find out...
A Candle For a Marine by Heather Long
Series: Always a Marine. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,930. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2013 by Decadent Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish
Zehava only has eight days to prove her love and win Isaac’s trust again, but Hanukkah is a time for healing, reconciliation, and miracles.
A Marginal Man by Bernard Brachya Cohen
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,380. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2014 by MQuills Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish, Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
Kramer and his wife Claire learn that their son has broken into a synagogue to steal Torah ornaments from the holy ark. Kramer meets with the rabbi, Herschel Himmelshine, to arrange for the return of the ornaments. The rabbi was a schoolmate and friend of Kramers when they were both rabbinical students and Kramer pleads with Himmelshine not to contact the police.
The Banished Heart by Libi Astaire
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 62,970. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2012 by Aster Press. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish, Fiction » Historical » General
Paul Hoffmann, a young German Jew, dreams of a literary career. But since the year is 1933, his life takes a very different turn — back to Elizabethan England, where William Shakespeare is writing The Merchant of Venice. As Shakespeare vacillates between loyalty to a Jewish friend and pleasing his public to further his career, both he and Hoffmann are forced to confront some unpleasant truths.
Grosse Fugue by Ian Phillips
Price: $7.50 USD. Words: 94,400. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2012 by Alliance Publishing Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish
On one side, the genius of Bach, Beethoven, Schubert. On the other, depravity at its worst: hounding of innocents, appalling transports, death camps. Stuck in a grey world between: Reuben Mendel, musician, sage, survivor. This searing and compelling narrative confronts the legacy of genocide, survivor guilt and the redemptive power of great music.
Neither Here Nor There by Miriam Drori
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 49,580. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2014 by Crooked Cat Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
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?
The Life and Death of Abraham Massry and Other Stories by Joseph Sutton
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,770. Language: American English. Published: June 17, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish, Fiction » Literature » Literary
A collection of stories based on author Joseph Sutton's Syrian Jewish background. The title story is about a Jewish immigrant from Syria who wants his American-born son Jake to follow the business and marriage path taken by him and his ancestors, except Jake shows the true calling of America by blazing his own trail. Come and enjoy Jake Massry's Syrian Jewish experiences from boyhood to manhood.
Alterations by Rita Plush
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 59,720. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2013 by Penumbra Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish
SHORT STORY COLLECTION. These pieces feel so immediate and alive – the voices, every detail – like memoir. Intimate, funny, and full of surprises, they’re big – about love, death, sex, loss, longing. I especially enjoyed “Love, Mona.” The intimate, beautiful portrayal of grief and hope ends with a wordless gesture so tender and expressive, I will never forget it. –Mary Azrael, Editor, Passager
Forgotten Cross by Morris Thyme
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 49,470. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2012 by Martian Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Frank Mayhew has watched, through repeated tragedies, the size of his family get smaller and smaller. The recent passing of his mother leaves him alone with one remaining son, the one he never learned to get along with. It seems God was having some monumental joke at his expense. While clearing out his late mother's house, they uncover a small Jewish shrine in the attic. What had mama been hiding?