- African American fiction
- Alternative history
- Children’s books
- Coming of age
- Cultural & ethnic themes
- Fairy tales
- Gay & lesbian fiction
- Graphic novels & comics
- Humor & comedy
- Literary collections
- Mystery & detective
- Plays & Screenplays
- Science fiction
- Themes & motifs
- Thriller & suspense
- Transgressional fiction
- Visionary & metaphysical
- Women's fiction
- Young adult or teen
- Antiques & Collectibles
- Art, Architecture, Photography
- Business & Economics
- Career Guides
- Children's Books
- Comics (nonfictional)
- Computers & Internet
- Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits
- Education & Study Guides
- Engineering, trades, & technology
- Gay & Lesbian
- General reference
- Health, wellbeing, & medicine
- Home & Garden
- Language Instruction
- Literary criticism
- New Age
- Politics & Current Affairs
- Relationships & Family
- Religion & Spirituality
- Science & Nature
- Sex & Relationships
- Social Science
- Sports & outdoor recreation
- True Crime
Cultural interest, general | Asian American | Hispanic & Latino | Jewish
One Heartbeat by K T Bowes
Series: The Hana Du Rose Mysteries, Book 6. Price: $4.99 $3.49 USD. (30% off!) Words: 145,090. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
One chance. One life. One heartbeat away from eternity. A face from the past disturbs Hana’s second chance at love, pitching her backwards as her old life bleeds into the new. She's forced to deal with buried hurts and learn that forgiveness is a two part process. If you like small town mysteries with heart, then you’ll love the Du Roses. Buy One Heartbeat to get a taste of mystery down under.
Los bandidos de Riofrío by Manuel Payno
Series: Historia de los países latinoamericanos. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 218,780. Language: Spanish. Published: September 18, 2019 by Luis Alberto Villamarin Pulido. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Hispanic & Latino, Fiction » Historical » Colonial America
Los bandidos de Riofrío es una novela publicada por entregas en folletín, primero en Barcelona de 1889 a 1891, y después en México de 1892 a 1893. Consta de 117 capítulos los cuales retratan a la sociedad mexicana de finales de la década de 1810 a finales de la década de 1830, sus mitos, religión, hábitos, complejos y prejuicios mediante el entrecruzamiento de las historias de personajes reales.
From the Red City to the White House by Ali Anthony Bell
Price: $3.49 $2.44 USD. (30% off!) Words: 52,630. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2020. Categories: Fiction » Biographical, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general(5.00 from 1 review)
Adult fiction - A 50-year-old man struggling with beliefs, identity, and poverty sees an opportunity and moves from Paris to the Land of the Setting Sun to live and work. After living in the Red City (Marrakesh) for a year, the most difficult year of his life.He moves to White House (Casablanca) finally finds his reason and purpose in life, faith, peace, love, and relative stability.
Summarized & Analyzed "My Brilliant Friend" by Student World
Series: A Quick Guide · Study Guides: English Literature · Ready Reference Treatises. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,370. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2017 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
The other three novels in the series are The Story of a New Name, Those Who Leave and Those Who Stay, and The Story of the Lost Child, published in 2013, 2014, and 2015 respectively.
Los pasos perdidos by Alejo Carpentier
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 95,160. Language: Spanish. Published: November 5, 2013 by LD Books - Lectorum. Categories: Fiction » Classics, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Hispanic & Latino
Los pasos perdidos es un descenso a las raíces, una travesía cargada de símbolos y de una ancestral tradición cultural. La obra marca un punto cimero en el desarrollo de la novela latinoamericana, Esta novela, escrita bajo el imperio del barroco, narra un viaje de vuelta: el protagonista, musicólogo, emprende una expedición al país de su infancia en busca de instrumentos musicales primitivos.
Learn German with Stories: Plötzlich in Palermo – 10 Short Stories for Beginners by André Klein
Series: Dino lernt Deutsch, Book 6. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,440. Language: German. Published: October 18, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » German, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
In this follow-up to “Ahoi aus Hamburg”, Dino travels back home to his place of birth, Palermo – coastal city and capital of Sicily – to join the wedding party of his big brother Alfredo. Discover the culture and cuisine of northern Sicily, learn about sights and sounds of Palermo and improve your German effortlessly along the way.
The Key of Rain (The Age of Prophecy Book 2) by Dave Mason
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 124,520. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish
The second book in The Age of Prophecy series, The Key of Rain transports you back 3000 years to the epic battle between the Israelite Kings and Prophets. In his war against the idolatrous King Ahav and his Queen Izevel, the Prophet Eliyahu has brought a devastating drought upon the Kingdom of Israel. Our story follows Lev, an orphaned musician, who scrambles to keep the prophets alive.
The Adventures of Spike the Wonder Dog: As told to Bill Boggs by Bill Boggs
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 74,440. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2020 by Post Hill Press. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
A very funny English Bull Terrier with a politically incorrect sense of humor and a heart of gold tells the story of his rise to fame on both his master’s TV talk show and social media, and the price he pays for that fame.
Making Scandal by Kiru Taye
Series: The Essien Series, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 66,020. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2014 by Love Africa Press. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Romance, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general(5.00 from 1 review)
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.
The Final Cruise by L. J. Kritz
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 109,100. Language: American English. Published: May 6, 2020. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
A novel that brings together the extreme fear caused by terrorism, the anger at warmongering countries who see warfare as almost a hobby, and simple people who believe that they are on the happiest vacation of their lives. While major powers battle for supremacy, millions are killed or wounded as their homelands are destroyed. It is a story that incredibly poignant in today's Corona Virus world.
Concierto Barroco by Alejo Carpentier
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 23,050. Language: Spanish. Published: December 18, 2012 by LD Books - Lectorum. Categories: Fiction » Classics, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
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.
Across the Mekong River by Elaine Russell
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 82,740. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
The dangerous journey of one Hmong family, fleeing war and persecution in Laos across the Mekong River to the refugee camps in Thailand and eventually a new life in the United States.
Blood Red Butterfly by Josh Lanyon
Price: $3.99 $1.60 USD. (60% off!) Words: 28,820. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American(3.67 from 3 reviews)
Despite falling for aloof manga artist Kai Tashiro, Homicide Detective Ryo Miller is determined to break the alibi Kai is supplying his murderous boyfriend--even if it means breaking Kai with it.
The Year of the Return by Nathaniel Popkin
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 67,230. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2019 by Open Books. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish
Set against the backdrop of 1976 Philadelphia, The Year of the Return follows the path of two families, the Jewish Silks and African American Johnsons, as they are first united by marriage and then by grief, turmoil, and the difficult task of trying to live in an America failing to live up to its ideals.
Wings of a Flying Tiger by Iris Yang
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 71,330. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2018 by Open Books. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
World War Two. Japanese occupied China. One cousin's courage, another's determination to help a wounded American pilot. Love, sacrifice, kindness, and bravery all play a part in this heroic tale that takes place during one of the darkest hours of Chinese history.
HEAT: A Southeast Asian Urban Anthology by Khairani Barokka & Yi-Sheng Ng
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 60,740. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2016 by Buku Fixi. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
HEAT is part of a threesome of Southeast Asian urban anthologies. The other two are called FLESH and TRASH.
SAFFRON SEPTEMBER: A Muslim Woman's Story by Aliya Anjum
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 99,410. Language: American English. Published: July 1, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Zara grows up privileged, in Pakistan. By the time she reaches her late twenties, she is single and no longer welcome in her home; death, illness and an arranged marriage has broken family bonds. She leaves Karachi, Pakistan to seek a new life in America. What begins as a quest for a new life turns into a journey of faith. This is the story of Zara and Ali's struggle to find eternal bliss.
Los de abajo by Mariano Azuela
Series: Historia de los países latinoamericanos. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 34,630. Language: Spanish. Published: September 21, 2019 by Luis Alberto Villamarin Pulido. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Hispanic & Latino
Los de abajo, novela de autoría del escritor mexicano Mariano Azuela González, publicada en 1916, cuyo argumento se desarrolla en el contexto de la revolución mexicana, anuncia una antítesis de carácter social: los pobres contra los ricos, los ignorantes oponiéndose a los instruidos, los oprimidos versus los opresores y el instinto rechazando la razón.
El recurso del método by Alejo Carpentier
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 108,720. Language: Spanish. Published: April 2, 2014 by LD Books - Lectorum. Categories: Fiction » Classics, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Obra compleja, escrita en lenguaje suntuoso, montada sobre un monólogo, que ha tenido numerosas ediciones, que ya pasan de treinta, solamente en español. Es una novela histórica y política entre cuyas virtudes estaban la paródica autenticidad del mundo narrado: la figura del caudillo latinoamericano.
Sousanna: The Lost Daughter by Sousanna Stratmann
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 90,320. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2018 by Tranquility Press. Categories: Fiction » Biographical, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
As a five-year-old in 1950s Greece, Sousanna plays at being The American. When a stranger deceives her illiterate parents, she is sold to a new family and discovers that being an American is not a life of luxury. As her family searches for Sousanna, she must endure alone in a strange place-unaware of changes that mean home will never be the same.