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Treasure of the Ages
By Klym Polishchuk
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 21,970. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2013 by Sova Books. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
This book is the first English translation of the Ukrainian ‘Treasure of the Ages’ by Klym Polishchuk. It contains seven short stories, in which the author retells legends heard from various characters during his travel across Ukraine in turbulent revolutionary times, when the Soviet government was establishing itself in the country. This edition of the book includes commentaries and illustrations
Progresso in marcia
By Emilio Biagini
Price: Free! Words: 38,700. Language: Italian. Published: March 28, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
C’è progresso e progresso. Quello tecnologico è neutro, né buono né cattivo: dipende dall’uso che se ne fa. E poi c’è il Progresso, con la “P” maiuscola, il trionfo dell’umanità orgogliosamente protesa verso la propria autoaffermazione, la propria autodeificazione, che culminerà nell’anticristo. Da quel “Progresso” Dio ce ne scampi e liberi.
Tell A Thousand Lies
By Rasana Atreya
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 105,070. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Shortlisted for the 2012 Tibor Jones South Asia award. 'Tell A Thousand Lies' tells the story of two sisters - one dark skinned, one not - caught in the web of deceit and betrayal.
Pink Blancmange
By Emma guyll
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 33,200. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2013 by Austin Macauley. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
How does the arrival of a stranger in a small northern town affect the lives of the local residents? Can a wife swap possibly work? Do fairies really exist? How does love find a grumpy old man? How does a museum guide escape a randy chav? Love, humour, compassion and tragedy all combine to make a readable novel.
Russian Jews Don’t Cry
By Uri Norwich
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 295,470. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
The story is written as told by a young man in his twenties bouncing as a loose boat around the world, trying to find his place in it. He hits the biggest jackpot of his life and lets it go away so easy. If reality can turn into bizarre fantasy and the fantasy can morph back into reality, then a twilight transition may exist somewhere on the way.
Ring of Fire; Or: Antumbra of a Wintered Empire
By A. Castano
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 66,590. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2013. Category: Fiction » Drama » American
Manu is constantly in love with the wrong person. He runs around a twenty-first century America looking in all the wrong places. An immigrant in a strange land, he goes daydreaming on airplanes and buses, aimless and lost. Looking for work in all the wrong places, Manu dreams the American dream. Is he the enemy? he wonders, running in the long shadow of the violent birth of this Global century.
The Between Times
By Marta Moran Bishop
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 33,280. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2013 by Katmoran Publications. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
What if we as a society took a cultural, social, and economic step backward? The Between Times is that rare book that will pull you into a dark world, and bring you to the brink of what could be.
Quintet: Doctor Banner's Garden: Family Agendas: Ambition: The Ultimate Success: A Son's Father, A Father's Son
By Hugh Aaron
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 109,270. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2013 by The Educational Publisher/Biblio Publishing. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
A collection of five novellas: DOCTOR BANNER'S GARDEN, FAMILY AGENDAS, AMBITION, THE ULTIMATE SUCCESS, A SON'S FATHER, A FATHER'S SON
The oranges of Dubai
By Quelli di ZEd
Price: Free! Words: 69,210. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Paolo Manfredi is an affirmed paediatric surgeon who lives and works in Paris. Born in Torre dell'Isola, a town not too far from Palermo, after high school he left Sicily, a land then upset by serious upheavals, to pursue his ambitions. After thirty years, he comes back with his wife and his children to celebrate his fiftieth birthday, and to retrace the steps of a brusquely interrupted...
40 Tage 40 Nächte
By Aaron Morgenstern
Price: Free! Words: 133,900. Language: German. Published: March 1, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Roman in Form eines Reisetagebuchs. Der versteckte Untertitel ist „Zwischen Ost und West“ oder auf bosnisch „Ispod Istok i Zapad“. Die Reise beginnt im Westen, deswegen heißt das erste Buch „Zapad“ oder der Westen. Der eigentliche Hauptteil heißt „Istok“, der Osten. In diesem Hauptteil ist ein drittes Buch eingebettet, „Ispod“, zwischen oder eigentlich darunter.
Mars Descending: The Fall and Decline of the Human Male
By Kostininchi
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 57,900. Language: American English. Published: February 27, 2013 by UCS PRESS. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Aging Choctaw Indian sage Kostininchi spins a fascinating tale of the past, present, and future histories of Man and Woman. He foresees a future in which the winner of the ultimate battle of the sexes takes all. The battle plays out in stunning point and counter-point dialog between male and female. The turning point is when Man teaches Woman to clone barking oranges in this futuristic saga.
The Holy Road
By Michael Blake
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 111,320. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2013 and represented by Dystel and Goderich Literary Management. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Eleven years have passed since Lieutenant John Dunbar became the Comanche warrior Dances With Wolves and married Stands With A Fist, a white born women raised as a Comanche from early childhood. With their three children, they live in the village of Ten Bears. But there is unease in the air, caused by violent confrontations with white soldiers who want to drive the Comanche onto reservations.
Dances With Wolves
By Michael Blake
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 89,930. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2013 and represented by Dystel and Goderich Literary Management. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Ordered to hold an abandoned army post, John Dunbar found himself alone, beyond the edge of civilization. Thievery and survival soon forced him into the Indian camp, where he began a dangerous adventure that changed his life forever. Relive the adventure and beauty of the incredible movie, DANCES WITH WOLVES.
Soloman
By Steve Wilent
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,840. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2013. Category: Fiction » Drama » American
Big John and John Two are “twins,” identical but for the color of their skin. The bonds of their friendship are tested by “the depth of the hatred some whites feel for blacks — of hatred and guilt held in dark fathoms, a murky, engulfing pain and misery and the bitterness and fear it breeds in equal measures.” A confrontation with a violent racist ultimately leads to death.
The Love of a Silver Fox: Folk Tales from Seki CIty
By Darvin Babiuk
Price: Free! Words: 55,490. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
The collection of Seki City folktales called “The Love of a Silver Fox” became very popular in Seki when originally published in Japanese. Readership and popularity has since spread. This collection was created by local writers who have studied the legends, old tales and fairy tales about and relating to Seki.
The Haunting And Paradise Taxi
By Cynthia Lynn
Price: $3.59 USD. Words: 74,290. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
The once fun loving big apple city reporter Clarissa Max tells a pink slip remembrance narrative with a serendipitous beginning that ends with a haunting.
Just A Song Before I Go
By Mr. Timothy M Bryant
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 66,310. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2013. Category: Fiction » Romance » General
Makia, a single mother living in the projects on the South Side of Chicago. Joseph Scallettio, retired musician and composer, at peace living out his final days at St. Vincent's Nursing Home. Neither knew of each other... until now. If you enjoyed stories such as ‘The Notebook’ and ‘Fried Green Tomatoes’, you will truly enjoy this poignant love story.
Michael Book 2 in the Norah's Children trilogy
By Ann O'Farrell
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 87,430. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Irish, orphaned, and abandoned, Michael aged three, is given to strangers who unjustly judge him inferior and pass him on again, this time to an exploitive spinster. The novel explores the meanings of family to a child confused by loyalties to country, (England/ Ireland), and to family, (biological/ surrogate). 'Michael' ultimately celebrates the triumph of character over tragic circumstance.
Conversations
By Poncho Threetrees
Price: Free! Words: 31,400. Language: American English. Published: February 9, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
There are so many good, decent, liberal minded people in this country and the world, who are working hard for real change. This book is not meant for them. It is writen for the brain-dead, flag-waving morons who, through their naivete and ignorance, support and enable Fascist governments, their corporate masters, and the gun-toting lackeys that do their dirty work. Wake up!
Race Against Time
By Sydney S. Song
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,920. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2013 by Cynthia Meyers-Hanson. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Who started the Riots? What is Racism? What is Reverse Racism? Is there a bridge to connect the two groups, or are we stuck in Limbo? This YA level book shows real lessons done within the classroom’s walls that may have prevented some of the spread of intolerance on campus and into local neighborhoods.