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The Inflatable Buddha
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Price: $7.49 USD. Words: 94,350. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2013 by Armadillo Central. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The Inflatable Buddha is a warm, witty and poignant account of the lives of three boys from disparate cultural backgrounds, set against the dramatic backdrop of Hungary’s recent history.
Psalm Maker: The Journal of Booker Jones
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,020. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Booker Jones reflects on his entry into the social issues and metaphysics of contemporary Southwest Indians. In his own words he documents a deeper spiritual experience, finds a female companion, and continues his odyssey among the Pueblo and Hispanic people of northern New Mexico. The dramatic events of Booker’s cross-cultural adventure culminates in a wisdom that has meaning for all humanity.
Caverns of the Dreamtime
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Series: The Dreaming, Book 4. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 213,620. Language: Australian English. Published: September 8, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
The 4th and last book in The Dreaming Series, we journey with Tom as he matures into the Ancient Lore he was born to. Lost in the struggle between the Australian Aboriginal Lore and his fight to discover just who he is, Tom tries to make sense in the influences of the world around him and to find a place amongst his people. Reach into the Dreamtime and meet the ancient Kadimakara.
Choices
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,130. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2013 by Unicorn Productions. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Money and happiness don't always get along. It's all a matter of choices. Carl is a winner. He has money, success, a rich young wife. But his past is catching up. He might not feel like Scrooge, but the Ghosts of Christmas Past force him to question his life. Mud might never turn to gold, but gold itself might actually be pyrite...
Spine of Peace
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Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 65,550. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Spine of Peace captures a story of two families in the ancient city of Kano, who are from different religious backgrounds, Muslim and Christian, but had the best relationship in that time. Musa and Dimka are their children who met later in life, became friends without the knowing about their parents’ history thereby helping t in their reunion.
Mister Blue Sky
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 83,190. Language: British English. Published: September 1, 2013. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
Football's only a game. Real life isn't.
Assasins
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Price: Free! Words: 20,450. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
A young mans journey into adulthood and the hardships he faces along the way.
Listening to Rain: The Adventures of the Shaolin Blade Tanzong, Scroll 1
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 101,520. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
First in a 7th century China martial arts series. The Tang dynasty, desperately fighting to unite China, sends a Shaolin warrior monk and an imperial commissioner to the uncharted Isle of Pearls to stave off a potential aboriginal revolt that could destroy China. On the island, they discover an ancient secret society and a mythic lost monastery, while encountering human and not so human threats.
A Necessary Fiction
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Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 125,980. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2013 by Amolibros. Category: Fiction » Romance » General
Laura Driscoll's uncomplicated life is thrown into confusion when she discovers her father lied to secure an advantageous marriage and advance his career. Determined to uncover the secrets of his past, Laura's single-minded pursuit of answers leads her to make choices that have far-reaching consequences both for herself and those who love her. Sometimes it is better not to know the truth.
The Story of an Intern
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Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 56,050. Language: English (Indian dialect). Published: August 19, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
“The Story of an Intern” tells you the story of a young boy who manages to get an internship in a global media giant. His struggles and amazement begins when he finds himself out of an internship and fighting to get a foothold in the media. Even though he rarely finds acceptance in the media industry he fights against odds trying to figure out the Indian media and media tycoons
The Indian Shirt Story
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 118,900. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2013 by Musa Publishing. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit
A Northwest brew pub, a historic house, trouble with the local American Indian community, and unexpected attention from the biggest country music star ever to come out of Nashville. It’s going to be a tough summer for Bess in the free-thinking, left-leaning, soy-eating, fish-loving town of Port Heron this year.
Zarbalistan - The Traveler's Ultimate Guide to Ariana
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 91,780. Language: American English. Published: August 14, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
An enthralling 21st century tale of a teacher in a girls’ school in war-ravaged Afghanistan where the short-sightedness, the incompetence and the idiocy of people who are supposed to fund and supervise his training projects, or to guard and protect him, turn out to be his worst enemies, while Afghans accept him as one of their own. Powerful, frightening, yet hilariously funny and deeply human.
Of Kings and Bandits
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Price: $8.95 USD. Words: 128,270. Language: American English. Published: August 13, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
A story that is never told: that many "child warriors" to whom we are asked to offer sympathies befitting helpless victims and hostages are actually premature adults who have made a conscious decision to stand up against brutality and oppression as is the case of Eritreans fighting the oppression of Haile sellasie who was-his massacres, brutality, and how the people resisted his tyranny.
No More Secrets!
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Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 64,770. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2013. Category: Fiction » Classics
Farm girl Tracy Kalloran goes to college, marries into the rich and famous Damon family and soon learns that the wealth and social status are empty charades. She also learns many family secrets and that she may have married her brother!
The Fantasists
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 115,460. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2013 by Austin Macauley. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
John Lynch delivers a lively translation of Hans Egede Schack's captivating and whimsical novel The Fantasists. Two boys from the Danish countryside harbour elaborate fantasies of adventure, romance and their own greatness, while their third companion punctures their make-believe with his robust common sense.
Breasts of Doom
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 46,390. Language: British English. Published: August 9, 2013. Category: Fiction » Drama » African
This is probably the saddest story ever, with a somewhat touching folded ending. It tells of a nameless newly married village girl, coerced into coming to the city with her husband to do menial work during the dry season. In a quick successive sequence of unending cruel happenings, she literally lives the life of her country.
Romance of the Regions
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,960. Language: British English. Published: August 9, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
A Nigerian story that handles its three major regional identities with a very forceful bluntness. The unfolding tale takes a detached, yet associated view of three main characters. The narration lumps up the entire imagery of the three main Nigeria tribes and factions into these three characters. The nature of the intricate romance that plays out shows the appropriate immediate Nigerian situation
State of the State
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,140. Language: British English. Published: August 8, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
This is the story of two distinctly similar colonies of Ants conditioned to live together as one colony. They discovered that in their likeness resides a cruel streak of competitiveness that makes them more different than they are alike. Ants and people are more alike than they appear. People are indeed like ants in their creative devices as in their appearance.
The Two Krishnas
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 124,070. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2013 by Riverdale Avenue Books. Category: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
The Two Krishnas is a sensual and searing look at infidelity and the nature of desire and faith. Pooja Kapoor, a betrayed wife and mother, is forced to question her faith and marriage when she discovers her banker husband, Rahul, has fallen in love with a young, male Muslim illegal immigrant who happens to be their son's age.
Lost Legacy
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 85,710. Language: American English. Published: August 5, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
(Think Indiana Jones and Lara Croft) The murder of two elderly archeologists, their stolen research, missing work journals, and the theft of a piece of carry-on luggage—all seem to have one theme in common: Dr. Gillian Bradford’s ancient piece of tapestry. Can she uncover the secret of the original Anasazi migration, before whoever killed her parents manages to kill her too?