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Cultural interest, general | Hispanic & Latino | Asian American | Jewish
America Finding Her Way by Karen Sunde
Price: Free! Words: 53,830. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Sweet Land of Fire: Rebellion. New York, 1970. the 24 hours before the “Weatherman house” on 11th street explodes. Native Land: Rejuvenation. The rebirth of a family to serve their nation by following their delinquent child’s dreams. Tracking Blood White: American magic: A dying red-neck town’s struggle with its Native American neighbors and the killer bear that haunts the mountain they share
Untouchable Friends by Son Lal
Price: Free! Words: 34,290. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American, Essay » Sociology
In the 1970s Baya and other children in the Rajasthan desert region worked as sweepers at houses, where they were treated as untouchables. Although outsiders kept away from them, they enjoyed each others company, being good friends. Feudal attitudes influenced the life of all the sweeper families. The book also deals with death rites, Ganga water rites, Chandals and the meaning of outcasting.
Lead Petals by Quelli di ZEd
Price: Free! Words: 105,340. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Hispanic & Latino
Warning: experimental translation (hybrid) 1937, Sardinia, mines of Montevecchio. The accidental death of the small Giuseppino marks the beginning of an unstoppable fall for a whole country. In a segment of reality that moves, that tears to pieces, so many characters fill the life of the village. Emilio, destroyed by the remorse for the death of Giuseppino...
El Mototaxi. by Carlos Mario Castro
Price: Free! Words: 63,150. Language: Spanish. Published: March 23, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Hispanic & Latino, Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
El día que Pechi, un muchacho proveniente de un barrio humilde de Sincelejo encontró a Laura perdida en un abandonado paraje en los alrededores de la ciudad, su vida cambió para siempre. Aquel mismo día se empezaron a tejer oscuros intereses en la política de la ciudad y de la región que involucrarán a Cindy, una muchacha que secretamente ha denunciado la corrupción rampante en la ciudad.
Anderkant die eerste Ster by VDS Brink
You set the price! Words: 51,660. Language: Afrikaans. Published: July 6, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Die flitsstories, minder as 800 woorde, gryp iets van die lewe en gee dit uit ‘n ander hoek. Die stories, amper een honderd, vertel verhale uit die buitenste ruimte, van liefde en geweld, kinderstories en snaakse stories. Dit laat ons lag, maar ook wonder.
The Rabbi Who Tricked Stalin by Mordechai Landsberg
Price: Free! Words: 109,750. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish(5.00 from 1 review)
The reader of this book does not have to know much about the Jewish religion. The Rabbi symbolizes any possible simple citizen struggling against dictatorship. What brought A Rabbi to fake madness and hide that secret even from his wife, was a belief that God has given him that idea -:as the only way to convince the atheistic regime he is non-beneficial to communism - and deport him from Russia.
A Killing to DIE For by P Gaseaux
Price: Free! Words: 105,420. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American(4.71 from 7 reviews)
In Gaza terrorists have a new kind of missile...a deadly accurate one. In Manila a businessman lies dead, murdered by arms traffickers. In the frozen valleys of West Virginia, a veteran mourns his son. He wants answers. So does the FBI. And so does Anna...the super-spy and enigmatic killer who is torn between revenge and loyalty to her controllers.
Tails of Low I.Q. (Flop Fiction) by Karan Virk
Price: Free! Words: 10,520. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Tails of low I.Q. with vibrant Indian backdrop. My earlier ‘Emotional’ Pichkaris (Holi Water Guns) failed to bring me success, while quite a few people on that unusual track easily achieved success. So, I have turned to low I.Q. & started my journey from a new perspective. My pseudonym is “Sixth Pandav” because I relate to (& share my name) with Karan from epic Mahabharata...a Rebel in true sense.
The Haunted Igloo by Bonnie Turner
Series: North Wind Tales: Arctic Trilogy · Children (ages 9-12). Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 49,780. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » People & Places / Polar Regions, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
For someone afraid of the dark, living in the Arctic is a severe test of courage. Ten-year-old Jean-Paul struggles to hide his fear and adjust to life in the NWT, where he is taunted by a group of Inuit boys because of his lameness caused by a birth defect. Forced imprisonment in a "haunted" igloo proves to be one of the most severe challenges to face Jean-Paul in the harsh Arctic environment.
Tatsie, the Thick-skinned Bushman by Jaco de Beer
Price: Free! Words: 2,580. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2012 by Kameeldoring Boeke. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Essay » Sociology(4.00 from 1 review)
Tatsie was a rude thick-skinned bushman with very little regard for his fellow tribesmen.
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. Categories: 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.
Not Dreaming of You by Nina Cordoba
Series: Dreaming, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 77,630. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Hispanic & Latino
(Dreaming, Book 1) Kiki believes she had a psychic dream when she was 13 in which she was given a list of her future husband’s attributes. Children are her life, and Kiki has reason to think she won't have any if she doesn’t marry soon.Since typical dating hasn't worked, she decides that when she goes back to L.A. for the summer, she’ll start using the list to sort through potential candidates.
Bushmen Stories: Beginning by Jaco de Beer
Price: Free! Words: 1,670. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2012 by Kameeldoring Boeke. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Very long ago, even before the dawn of time, a family of five lived deep in the warm heart of the Kalahari. The family only had daughters but the caring father and loving mother took care of them and they grew up to be very beautiful. They loved to dance and one day their trickster god saw the girls dance and couldn't stop looking at them.From the collection of "Boesmanstories" by G.R.von Wielligh
Tales of a Traveling Saleslady: The Cage by Linda Aksomitis
Price: Free! Words: 3,570. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Hawk, known many years ago as Trashcan Hochley, is the attendant at an aging hotel/bar establishment where his desk is safely enclosed at the front door in a cage with bars. When saleslady, Ashley Adams, lands in a new city without a reservation and is forced to take a room in what even he'd describe as a "dive," Hawk is drawn back through his own memories to contemplate his life and choices.
A Trans Popstar's World: When Life Dreams and Being Transgender Collide: A Novel by Talaine Mare
Price: Free! Words: 9,150. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » General, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
This book is about a trans perspective on various social issues trans people often face. It is written for both trans people and other people interested in learning about trans lives. It is based on the author's own experiences as well as the many stories of real life trans people she has come across over many years.
Balls (September 1981) by Mac Dyson
Series: The Fallen, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 7,160. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: September 10, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
A short story, complimentary to The Devil & The Deep Blue Sea, based on actual events, set two years later. Jude and Su have got embroiled in violent civil conflict that threatens to tear New Zealand-Aotearoa apart. Of course NZ being NZ it could only be about Rugby!
Non-Birthday Short Short Story by Rebecca Sorens
Price: Free! Words: 460. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories(3.00 from 1 review)
short story about a geeky computer guy whose cat gives him the right message
GIT: Selfie by Marc Corn
Series: GITT, Book 5. Price: Free! Words: 430. Language: British English. Published: November 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Have you been taking pictures of yourself in the bathroom again? If so, don't let Mr. Git catch you or else he will give you a stern lecture. Both girls and boys worry about the way they look, which is okay, but when does it go too far? Mr. Git gives you his unique outlook on the situation and chucks a bit of humour in for good measure. Can you handle Mr. Git?
The Music of The Stars by Kay Hemlock Brown
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 236,050. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Musician and teacher Helen N is resuscitated from being in cryogenic sleep on board the Galactic Voyager. Helen quickly charms the shipboard population, but is aghast that there is absolutely no tradition of music performance on board. She changes all that. Then it is discovered that there is a planet dead ahead on their trajectory, which drives the Ship crazy with excitement.
True Stories by Mozambican Writers
Price: Free! Words: 5,540. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
For the first time in English, new writers from Mozambique describe what love and relationships can be like in their culture. What happens to Makalanjombo, whose name means "unlucky in love"?