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Literature Companion: Wise Children
Series: A Quick Guide, Book 107 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 292. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,610. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2014 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
According to Angela Carter, she started working on “Wise Children” after she had come to know that she had cancer. It was really very difficult for her because she would be leaving a small son and a husband behind her.
Anansi The Trickster Spider - Volume Two
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,690. Language: British English. Published: September 15, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy Tales & Folklore / Country & Ethnic, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Traditional African Tales retold by Lynne Garner If you've already read Lynne's first collection of Anansi stories then you already know he is as clever as he is lazy. Anansi loves to prove just how clever he is by boasting and tricking those around him. Adults will love reading these tales to younger readers whilst older children will delight in discovering Anansi for themselves.
Anansi The Trickster Spider - Volume One
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,780. Language: British English. Published: September 12, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy Tales & Folklore / Country & Ethnic
Eight traditional African tales retold Discover Anansi the trickster spider who is as clever as he is lazy. Anansi loves to prove just how clever he is by boasting and tricking those around him. Adults will love reading these tales to younger children whilst older children will delight in discovering Anansi for themselves.
Until Morning
Price: $7.49 USD. Words: 55,860. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Urban, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Until Morning is a story about different nationalities, habits, customs, common places and stereotypes experienced by a bunch of university students, a lighthearted account on young people's life in a “double speed” Europe, where North and South are not simply a geographical diversity but, most of the time, a source of social disparity and a different way of meaning love, sympathy and solidarity.
Crack in the Curtain
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 59,400. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Set in the backdrop of the Name Change Campaign in 1984 communist Bulgaria we follow Osman as he falls in love with Leyla. Their relationship is soon turned upside down as Osman must flee for his life and search for a crack in the curtain
Making Scandal (The Essien Trilogy, #2)
Series: The Essien Trilogy, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 66,020. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2014. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Romance, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
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When a casual affair with the irresistibly smooth, tycoon Mark Essien results in an unplanned pregnancy, sassy Faith Brown finds out that making family is harder than making scandal in this sensual romance.
My Jungle
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 121,180. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2014 by Wings ePress, Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
The world is a jungle! To find happiness one must find his/her own patch. Gabriel’s adventurous life (actually, a fictionalized autobiography) is the search for a culture, which would accept him. As he travels five continents, his accounts reflect the true picture of society in the late twentieth century. The presentation of the world girdling corruption, violence, oppression, and prejudice...
Ghosts of Pumpkin Hollow
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,870. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Many of us treasure memories of pumpkin season. Crisp autumn air, big fat orange pumpkins sitting on our front stoop, and the aroma of fresh-baked pies and cookies are locked in our minds forever. The folks of Pumpkin Hollow find that, every fall, more than just pumpkins make an appearance. Whether they believe in ghosts or not, the curious are enthralled by the eerie sounds of greeting.
The Friendship Promise
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 31,710. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Religion, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Maryam is the daughter of strict Pakistani-American parents who decide to bend their rules to help a divorced American convert to Islam, whose free-spirited daughter Samira is in need of "good" friends. But when Samira convinces Maryam to disobey their parents, Maryam is worried they may have gone too far.
Hearts We Lost
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 137,500. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Inspirational
After religious studies in Saudi Arabia, Sharif returns to America doubting his engagement to his childhood friend and how he should practice the Islamic faith. As he searches for answers, he finds guidance in a dream that is made all the more perplexing when it manifests itself in real life.
A Voice
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 199,330. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Contemporary, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Now Muslim, Tamika must face her Christian mother who instilled in her a love for Christ and made church the heartbeat of the family. Torn between her dedication to Islam, the longing of her soul, and her mother, the longing of her heart--her "lifeline," Tamika struggles to find peace somewhere in between. But she finds that something must give.
If I Should Speak
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 78,860. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Christian » Contemporary
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...
Dying to Live: An Amish Man Fakes His Death to Find His Life
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 59,270. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Literature » Biographical
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.
A Journey to Find Home
You set the price! Words: 8,230. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
This story takes place on the last leg of the Acadian's passage from Canada to Louisiana. The journey was a test of the human spirit.
East Bay Grease
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 74,090. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2014 by Writers Tribe Books. Categories: 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
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 30,560. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » Asian / General, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, 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.
Book 10 Streets Paved with Gold
Series: Streets Paved with Gold, Book 10. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,230. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: August 11, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
The first story is an “Aesop’s Fable” from the African bush. A greedy honey badger learns a lesson about the African tradition of “Ubuntu” or sharing. The second story, The Snoek Run, is a sketch about the west coast fishermen and the lives they lead. Snoek are a type of fish related to the mackerel sometimes growing up to two meters in length.
The Tourmaline
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 103,000. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
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
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 51,910. Language: Portuguese. Published: August 5, 2014 by Chiado Editora. Categories: 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.
Paloma Negra
Price: $6.49 USD. Words: 78,360. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2014 by Open Books. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
From Pushcart Prize and Golden Palm winner Miha Mazzini comes the charming and unlikely story of an imitation Mariachi band in 1950s Communist Yugoslavia.