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STORIE - o una soltanto, sempre la stessa - dalle ANTILLE
You set the price! Words: 82,210. Language: Italian. Published: September 25, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Storie che s’accalcano e s’accavallano una sopra l’altra come ondate schiumose. Storie di antillani e non, che a fatica galleggiano in un corso d’acqua (la madre di tutti i fiumi, o è questo il mare?) di cui nessuno vede le sponde, né ricorda le sorgenti, e ancor meno ne scorge la foce. Però c’è chi giura di conoscerne ogni segreto, incluso il nome di Chi li ha buttati laggiù per provarli e render
Rembrandt's Shadow
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 79,120. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2016 by Post Hill Press. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
Sylvie Rosenberg escaped the holocaust—but can she escape the past? Angela Martino is haunted by events from her childhood and struggles to resolve her guilt. Can these two women from different generations reconcile their own turmoil—or pay the price of an even greater loss?
Fairy Tales are for White People
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,200. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2016 by Olo Books. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
Seven-year-old Trenton Lo loves basketball and Star Wars and most of all, his family and Guangdong Barbecue, the restaurant they’re desperately trying to run in Toronto, Canada. Until one day, Trenton opens the door to their rather evil fairy godfather. "Amazingly descriptive. Five stars." Hisham El-far, Goodreads "I would love an entire YA novel about the Lo family." Caelegh Snow, Goodreads
The Wind
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 3,200. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories
For years a nightly windstorm has terrorized a people. Its legend kept alive by the stories of the men who had been caught in it. When a young outcast finds himself locked outside in the dark, he faces the wind by himself. He has a rather fantastic story to tell in the morning. Has he gone made or has he unlocked a secret?
Knjiga njenega jezika 1
Price: Free! Words: 9,340. Language: Slovenian. Published: September 9, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Romance » Historical
Hašija, mladega aboriginija iz Nove Zelandije, pošljejo na lov na južni otok. Tam ujame veliko živali, srno pa mu spelje mlada belka. To belko Haši sreča še večkrat in se vanjo tudi zaljubi. Ljubezen in raodvednost do nje je tako močna, da mu Jessica pošlje knjige iz katerih se on in njegov brat učita angleško. Kulturna razlika med njima pa je premočna, da bi se lahko ustalila na Novi Zelandiji.
Born of the Sea
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 84,910. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2016 by Fountain Blue Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Amidst the beautiful Portuguese backdrop of a green sea and cliffs rising to the heavens, Gabriel Villante Santos fulfills his destiny. From the youngest of age, Gabriel learns the way of the sea, murder, betrayal, loyalty, and the love of one woman. Smugglers, privateers, the most cunning of black marketers, con men, and what the ultimate role in his Family will be.
The Boy Who Wanted Wings
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 119,450. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Medieval, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
A gripping, transporting story." ~Kirkus Reviews Aleksy, a Tatar raised by a Polish peasant family, nurtures dreams of becoming a Polish winged hussar and of pursuing the Countess Krystyna, both impossible quests. One day he must choose which dream to pursue.
Two Doors
Price: Free! Words: 2,490. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Literary, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
An ancient tribe journeys to fulfill a prophecy, uncertain whether or not they should believe the advice of a strange, mysterious child.
Certainties
Price: Free! Words: 7,030. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
(5.00 from 1 review)
Every day is a sunbaked fight for survival of the fittest, or the fastest. The air is oppressively hot, the sun relentless. The river’s water is too contaminated to drink; it will kill you if you do. But what if the river is the only water you can find? He is a thief and a survivor. He will find a way. This he knows: He must find a way.
Surface and Shadow
Price: $4.97 USD. Words: 92,740. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2016 by Pen-L Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
What are you willing to risk to break free? Smothered by her husband's expectations and the rigid gender roles of the 1970s, Lydia Colton sees a chance to rediscover and unfetter herself—if only she can find out the truth about a wealthy man's suspicious death. Will revealing the truth save or destroy her?
Arcón de Arcanos
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 42,560. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Acopio de verdades y ficciones, en las que los protagonistas son personajes míticos o de "carne y hueso", llevadas a la realidad por la hábil pluma del cronista regional Juan Ramírez Cisneros.
There Are No Kings In Basque Country
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 2,400. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
A future world arrives at a meridian of technology and nature. A contest arises between the crushing mantra of social media enveloped in a new religion and all humankind. The "song" of the humming superorganism crashes against the fragments of indigenous humanity and is itself challenged. A "deaf" native world finds the planet healing in the ruins.
Five Lives - One Day in Bahrain
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,520. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2016 by Ex-L-Ence Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
(5.00 from 1 review)
Five Lives - One day in Bahrain'Five Lives - A housemaid from Sri Lanka; a municipal garbage truck driver from India; a Filipina hairdresser and beauty salon manager; a British banker, and a young Bahraini man. Who connects with whom? Discover unsung heroes. This is an uplifting story that celebrates ordinary people in extraordinary ways.
Soft Landings - Short Stories from Italy with Love
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 55,330. Language: American English. Published: August 28, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Soft Landings is a collection of seven short stories about American tourists who travel to Italy after experiencing a trauma in their lives. Their expectations are as varied as their backgrounds. They come searching for art, beauty, good food, and leather jackets. What they find is a connection each of them will make with Italian people. Ordinary people who extend extraordinary kindness.
White Man Book
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 20,300. Language: American English. Published: August 25, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Coming of age
WHITE MAN BOOK is part jeremiad, part expose, part prose poetry novel. It endeavors to wrestle with the implications of our beloved James Baldwin’s observation that the white man is the “real nigger baby."
Egyptian Gods Rule America
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,080. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Screenplays » History
Cats, our commonly popular pets now, are dominating our hearts in fact. Their forefathers had been Sacred gods of Egypt once during thousands of years ago. One of their sons understands this by reading a book and plans to return the same great empire- this time in the US.
The Mills
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,950. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
The year is 2035 and THEY have decided the debt our society has accumulated must be called in. The Mills is a flash fiction short story. It is one possible future for our society.
Ready Reference Treatise: Girl With a Pearl Earring
Series: Ready Reference Treatises · Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,200. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
The book was made into a movie in 2003 and then in the year 2008 it was adapted into a play.
Descendants of the Dragon
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 108,820. Language: American English. Published: August 16, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Travel, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
Zee is a career paleontologist who lives for dinosaurs. When she receives an unexpected invitation from her godfather to research a classified project in the country of her parents birth, she can’t resist the opportunity. Once in China, Zee is forced to confront the demons from her past while fighting the real world monsters who threaten to take everything her team has worked for.
Belly Dancer & The US Marine
Price: Free! Words: 6,050. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: August 16, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Clean & wholesome, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
The basic desires and primal instincts of a man can lead him to find love and humanity in the most unusual of places. And more than anything else than those caught in the throes of war, Chris and Farah are one such couple whose love transcends nationality, race, language and culture. But soon they find their very own ‘culture and religion’ coming in the way of their love life. What lies ahead?