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Bovodar and the Bears: Part Two, A Civilized Queen
By Jack Mikkelson
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,310. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2012. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Bovodar and the Bears are trapped by a cruel queen obsessed with transforming the order of the land into something backwards and bent. Will there be any reasoning with The Civilized Queen?
Search For The Bluest Sky
By Papri Rudra
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 12,640. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
The story of twin sisters Rashi and Trisha; the unique bond they share and how that shapes their entire lives.The story,is presented largely through the eyes of Rashi's daughter Neeli. The cultural background of the characters in the story is Indian Bengali(People from a state in Eastern India).Hence, it was important to introduce some Bengali words,to depict the flavour of the tale.
Concierto Barroco
By Alejo Carpentier
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 23,040. Language: Spanish. Published: December 18, 2012 by LD Books - Lectorum. Category: Fiction » Classics
En esta novela deliciosa, propositiva y liberadora, el autor utiliza los recursos propios del barroco: la parodia, el artificio, la hipérbole y la enumeración proliferante, con mayor liberalidad; rompe con las ataduras de la cronología histórica y adquiere un extraordinario sentido del humor.
The Questioner
By William Gardner
Price: Free! Words: 7,810. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2012. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
At some point in the continuum of life comes the realization that one is indeed mortal. The phrase, “today is the first day of the rest of your life”, slowly becomes more poignant. Finally, the concept of one’s days being numbered becomes a constant companion. This story relates an experience of a man caught up in the end-game.
India Treasures: A Novel of Rajasthan and Northern India through the Ages
By Gary Worthington
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 267,560. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
In this monumental work covering the sweep of Indian history, a search through a maze-like fortress for a Maharaja's legendary treasure weaves together tales of danger and romance, and of spiritual and artistic triumphs. "Worthington has wonderfully captured the mystique and adventure-soaked atmosphere of Rajasthan, with its golden forts and the awe-inspiring desert." --The Statesman, New Delhi
Spirit Journey
By Dennis Herrick
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,790. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2012. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
When a newspaper reporter sees Indians from Iowa's Meskwaki tribe digging up graves in a pioneer cemetery, he learns things are not what they seem.
The Other Munros
By James Currie Currie
Price: $3.25 USD. Words: 119,900. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2012. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Around the time of the Scottish Highland Clearances, Murdoch and Janet Munro, along with their small children, were evicted from their croft in Sutherland to the cold Northeast Coast of Scotland. Life was extremely difficult for the family. When two of their sons – John and Murdoch junior – reached their middle teenage years, the lads decided to travel south to the richer farming areas
Buy the Chief a Cadillac
By Rick Steber
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 80,150. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2012. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Award-winning novel on the Klamath Indian reservation in 1961 just days before the tribe's "termination" by the U. S. government. Each tribal member received a $43,000 settlement from the government in return for the Klamath's 1-million acre reservation and the end of the Klamath's tribal status. Buy the Chief a Cadillac explores life on the reservation.
Secrets of the Bull
By Rick Steber
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 96,230. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2012. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
"BIG FRANK BATTLE LEANED AN ELBOW AGAINST THE HOOD OF HIS battered, in his secluded valley, his sprawling ranch, his livestock. He had not the slightest inkling that before this particular morning played itself out, his body would fail him, the power he loved to wield so fiercely would crumble to dust and all the secrets he had managed to keep
Ο Παπατρέχας
By Αδαμάντιος Κοραής
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 40,250. Language: Greek. Published: December 10, 2012 by PELEKANOS BOOKS. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Ο Αδαμάντιος Κοραής στο χώρο της λογοτεχνίας τοποθετείται με το όψιμο αφηγηματικού χαρακτήρα κείμενό του "Ο Παπατρέχας", τυπικό δείγμα απόπειρας συγγραφέα με διδακτικό διαφωτιστικό στόχο.
Of Suits and Horses
By Michael Cozier
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,180. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2012. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Of Siuits and Horses is an the adventure of a school boy in Trinidad and Tobago.
Almost a Turkish Soap Opera
By Anne-Rae Vasquez
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 48,620. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2012. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Adel and Kamil, two young good looking Turkish men use arranged marriages as the ticket to immigrate to Canada. Betrayals, affairs, turn their lives into a Turkish soap opera. Finalist Next Generation Indie Book Awards
Ich Will: A Novella
By Axl Barnes
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 47,390. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2012 by wolfonwater. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Adrian Norton is a nerdy, narcissistic university student. When his parents become unable to pay for his education, he starts working full time to save up for school. Meanwhile, his friend Nathan, a student who comes from a rich family, finishes his undergraduate studies and prepares to go to Oxford for graduate school.
The Last Cannoli
By Camille Cusumano
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 109,220. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2012. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
The Last Cannoli introduces the Donitella family—tribe might be more fitting. Spanning four decades the novel opens its mouth-watering tale in the '50s when the father's ritual story-telling begins to take on the power of prayer. The Donitellas will stay with you and you'll keep thinking of them as one thinks of interesting people.
The Caretakers 2 (Battle Cards)
By Adrianna White
Price: $3.45 USD. Words: 3,530. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2012. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Description The Caretakers 2 The Social Workshop Battle Cards was created to turn an ordinary deck of playing cards into a brand new and exciting game that people of all ages can enjoy. Allow yourself to be drawn into the fantasy world we’ve created and battle against friend and foe alike. Playing the game is easy. All you need is one deck of playing cards and this instructional manual.
Halloween Haunt 3 (Battle Cards)
By Adrianna White
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,180. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2012. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Description Halloween Haunt 3 The Social Workshop Battle Cards was created to turn an ordinary deck of playing cards into a brand new and exciting game that people of all ages can enjoy. Allow yourself to be drawn into the fantasy world we’ve created and battle against friend and foe alike. Playing the game is easy. All you need is one deck of playing cards and this instructional manual.
Song of the Circle
By Barry Brailsford
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 86,050. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2012. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Utini, a Warrior of Peace, is called to travel ancient trails with Hera, a young woman of courage and wisdom, and Eroa, master stonecarver. They carry a sacred carving to challenge the Warriors of the Black Robe. With minds that look beyond violence to the timeless realms of spirit and wisdom, they confront a power harnessed to destroy…
Spirals
By Ruby Standing Deer
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 99,900. Language: American English. Published: December 1, 2012 by Evolved Publishing LLC. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
**A SEQUEL** Enjoy a rare glimpse into ancient Native American Indian culture, with "Spirals," the much anticipated sequel to the award-winning and critically acclaimed "Circles," by Ruby Standing Deer. Rediscover the simple, spiritual, extraordinary way of ancient Native American Indian life - a culture sadly lost forever to the world. Or is it? Ruby Standing Deer brings it back to life.
The BuddhaPest
By Trudy Chun
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 48,310. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Mystery & Detective
Mafia, Suicide, Murder ... The BuddhaPest mixes a combination of cross-cultural mishaps with a healthy dose of international intrigue to create a teen mystery that only a third culture kid could solve.
INDIAN OASIS Life Among the Papagos (1957 through 1962)
By Dema Lee
Price: $8.95 USD. Words: 11,900. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2012 by Running Quail Press, Inc.. Category: Nonfiction » History » Native American
The Papagos, now called the Tohono O'odham, are among the least known of the Southwestern Indian tribes. They are one of the oldest traditional desert tribes with rich beliefs and customs. The contentment and inner peace of the Papagos, their gentle nature, their adherence to tradition, and their solitude go hand in hand with their peaceful desert. Dema Lee, Author