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There Are No Grown-Ups
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 26,630. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
There are No Grown-Ups is a collection of short stories about life in a small town. But this isn't just any town. This is Malton. Malton is where many of us grew up. A town that has nothing to say and nowhere to go and is where most of these stories originated. Some of these stories were written years ago. Others were written recently. Enjoy.
Mopane Tree Lane: a novel of Zimbabwe
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 49,900. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Mopane Tree Lane is a compilation of stories about friends and neighbors who live on Mopane Tree Lane, Belvedere, Harare, Zimbabwe. All the characters are completely fictitious, but what they do have in common with the real Zimbabweans, is warmth, big-heartedness, and love for the Zimbabwean soil; traits shared and passed on to family, friends, neighbors and strangers.
Desi Drive: short, interlinked stories
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 49,950. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Desi Drive is a compilation of short stories based in Jackson Heights, NYC. The stories are interlinked; much like the lives of friends and neighbors. Many of these have been published as standalones. This book includes these, and also additional ones that tie into the various story lines of the people who live on Desi Drive, Jackson Heights, Queens, New York. All the characters are completel
Game of Wit and Chance: Beginnings
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,200. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Adventure » General
Restless Filipino, Gilberto Ramos, leaves the U.S. to return to his beloved homeland at the end of World War II. His new American wife, Sophia, happily joins him to escape a family in ruin and to satisfy her wanderlust. Their four children are raised with a love of family, music and the sea, but their four minds are focused in four different directions.
Pink is for Disappointment
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 101,300. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christianity / Mennonite, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
(5.00 from 1 review)
A young man on a journey, many times ironically humorous, physically and psychologically challenging, attempting to escape a family suffering a poverty mentality condoned and supported by religion.
Somayyeh
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 67,740. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2015 by David Morisset. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
'Somayyeh' was co-written by Mariam Shirazi and David Morisset. It is the story of an Iranian woman's quest for love, freedom and happiness. Her battle against religion-based doctrines of male superiority and an uncompromisingly misogynistic culture not only inspires but it also provides precious insights into the position of women and the impact of Sharia law in today's Iran.
Burning Down Rome
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 145,050. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
While the world cheered for him, so loud he couldn't hear his own heart beating, behind the scenes Kid was poised between the band's overwhelming success and his feelings of crushing personal failure. In the midst of it all Kid fell in love, fell apart, melted down to almost nothing, and finally realized that making his way in a land of make-believe could either be deadly, or it could set him free
Racconti Vari
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 79,060. Language: Italian. Published: October 11, 2015 by Unicorn Productions. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Evoluzione di una scrittrice dal 1986 al 2003, racconti vari italiani
Lit by Lightning: The First Jeff Chaussier New Orleans Mystery
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 82,140. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2015 by Southern Girl Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Jeffrey Chaussier tried to escape his past by acting in small theaters in the Midwest. When his father dies suddenly under suspicious circumstances, Jeff is recast as reluctant sleuth; the stage: New Orleans. Returning to his native city to probe into his father's death, Jeff soon discovers everything he learns only provokes more questions. Now he must uncover the truth before he loses everything.
Il maestro che leggeva negli occhi della gente
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 22,290. Language: Italian. Published: October 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Travel, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
La vicenda si svolge all'incirca due secoli fa a Hokkaido, un'isola nel nord del Giappone. Jin vive solo in mezzo ai boschi con il padre, un monaco buddista che nasconde al figlio un importante segreto. Entrambi passano le giornate curando un enorme giardino zen. Jin porta dentro di sé un mistero che non sa di custodire. La passione per i bonsai lo porterà in un antico villaggio dove vive..
Recovered
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 66,780. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Jem, Scott and Christy are three lifelong friends, in their early thirties, who make up "Cinnamon Twist", a struggling original band based in Northern England. Desperate for cash, they agree to some gigs playing covers to earn some quick money. This leads to a life-changing offer that proves impossible to turn down, testing their friendship and beliefs fundamentally.
The Self-employed Housewife
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 39,130. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: September 27, 2015 by Robin Beck. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
This story is of an immigrant from Holland to South Africa in the 70s, and is about the relationship between the young wife and mother to her husband who is a seaman. Every chapter is full of engaging chatty dialog between her, her two toddlers and the people she interacts with while starting her own leather craft business from home.
Cowboys - You Gotta Love 'em
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 42,900. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2015 by PPC Publications. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Following up on her first book (Cowgirls Sass & Savvy), Julie Carter returns with another collection of funny, real, "you can't make this stuff up" cowboy stories. Written in Julies down-to-earth style, the stories are easy to read and very entertaining. Julie's ability to catch sight of the humorous, the ironic, and the blessings found in every day life are packed in every page.
Why Do Indians...?
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 33,070. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2015 by Provient Consulting. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
The world relishes beef... Indians ban it. The World thinks Cricket is just a game... For Indians, it is a religion The World can’t comprehend arranged marriage... For Indians, it is still a way of life. Ever wondered WHY? While interacting with curious non-Indian friends, I had to ponder about it. And the result is five honestly humorous semi-fictional stories that you can relate to.
Meek's Inheritance
Price: Free! Words: 75,790. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Meek's Inheritance is about an orphan boy growing up in a small town trying to figure out the point of life. Is there a truth and does it determine how we ought to be? Belief in a higher power and claims to knowledge from the unassisted human mind are provided by those he meets along his way. In the face of tyranny threatening to those he cares for, his own concerns fall away and he takes action,
Red White or Blue: The 1875-1876 Journey of a Lakota Chief's Son and an Army Major's Daughter
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 96,650. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
In 1875, Ohanzee, a sixteen-year-old son of a Lakota chief, is on a journey to regain honor. Sara, the fifteen-year-old daughter of an army major, is on a journey of discovery. When Ohanzee's and Sara's paths cross, they struggle to survive on the prairie and to reconcile their conflicting customs, perceptions of the Indian Wars, faiths, and values. Will they risk everything to save each other?
The Very Catholic Childhood of Licia F de A
Price: $7.50 USD. Words: 40,990. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
From an upper-class, staunchly Indian-Catholic family in Portuguese India, Mimi Correia-Afonso Desai’s memories of her childhood in Goa in the 1930s inspire this story of Licia Fontes de Almida. It is a little girl’s journey, losing and finding her way - determinedly in her own way – as she grows up despite a very Catholic childhood.
The Ice Path
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 40,290. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
From the Solutreans, the White Europeans who discovered North America 17,000 years ago, many millenia before the Asiatic Mongoloid ancestors of the 'Native Americans', to the Viking explorers, English colonists, and American pioneers, the past, present and future of our people are explored within the framework of a destiny surpassing all others.
Congo - A Journey
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,310. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2015 by Zorba Books. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
'Congo - A Journey' is a compelling, funny and poignant debut by the author, set in Kinshasa, a rich, teeming, squalid city by the River Congo, fraught with staggering contradictions, thriving on monstrous disparities. The story is a vivid portrayal of lust, revenge, voodoo and prison agonies in Ramesh's life in Congo. His story is overpowering, exhausting, violent and chaotic.
An Hour Behind
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 74,440. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Paranormal, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
(5.00 from 5 reviews)
Amazing mystery and spiritual novel that will change your view of human destiny and life. On the night when the clocks are moved an hour behind, Angelica finds herself in the male body and her reality becomes intertwined with his. Through the mysterious dreams she observes his rise from poverty to power in pre-war Belgrade, while at the same time her life seems to spin out of control.