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Cultural interest, general | Hispanic & Latino | Asian American | Jewish
The Path of Dreams by Eugene Woodbury
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 84,960. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2009 by Peaks Island Press. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American(5.00 from 1 review)
Although they have met just once, at a train station in Japan, Elaine Chieko Packard and Connor McKenzie have been haunted ever since by passionate dreams they cannot control. They determine to resolve the tension between the moral strictures of their religion and their own overpowering emotions by eloping, a decision that triggers an entirely unexpected series of events.
Inner Diva by Laurie Larsen
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 52,900. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Hispanic & Latino(4.60 from 5 reviews)
Theater manager Monica is tired of being her family's first choice to help out at a moment's notice. They assume she has no life of her own, and they're right. She volunteers to be a Big Sister to a fatherless Hispanic girl, Luisa. She never dreams she'd fall in love with Luisa's older, brooding, gorgeous brother. Nor does she imagine that Carlos is the key to achieving her dreams. But it's true.
The Sitar by Rebecca Idris
Price: Free! Words: 70,210. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general(5.00 from 1 review)
From the bowels of middle-class England, bona fide Brit Muslim lesbian Jaya Chakarbatti belies her mild-mannerisms and leads her group of Lassi Lesbians from their urban Midland terraced houses to the smelly back alleys of London's gay Soho, to seek out other Gaysians. Snapshooting Britain and navigating the world of Bollywood drag queens, and the choice between reading the Quran or The Pink Paper
Bomba libera tutti (versione Light) by Quelli di ZEd
Price: Free! Words: 106,600. Language: Italian. Published: November 1, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Pubblicazione in due lingue / This publication is in two languages: Italiano: versione originale English: experimental translation
A Perfect Madness by Frank H. Marsh
Price: Free! Words: 111,330. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2012 by Brandylane Publishers. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish(4.67 from 9 reviews)
It is the autumn of 1938 when Julia Kaufmann meets Erich Schmidt while studying medicine at the German University in Prague. With Hitler’s army soon to invade the city and the terror of World War II looming, it is the worst of times for a Jew and a German to fall in love.
Little Miss Straight Lace, Book One of the Unbreakable Series (Free Romantic Suspense) by Maria Romana
Series: Unbreakable, Book One. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 67,670. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Hispanic & Latino, Fiction » Romance » Suspense(4.67 from 6 reviews)
When a dedicated researcher learns a bit too much about her client's new drug, the horrors from her past seem destined to return. Just as her life begins to spin out of control, a dashing computer security expert arrives from South America and seems the perfect antidote. But is his sudden arrival just the happy coincidence it seems? Find out in this 3-book series of romance, mystery, and suspense.
La Planta Sagrada by Caroline Alethia
Price: Free! Words: 79,640. Language: Spanish. Published: July 9, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Hispanic & Latino, Fiction » Literature » Literary
La planta sagrada se inicia cuando un hippie de Oakland, California, elimina una jeringa de LSD a través de un inodoro previendo una redada policial, y luego sigue su improbable travesía de tres décadas hasta Los Yungas, Bolivia, el cordón umbilical entre los empinados Andes y la extensa Amazonía. La jeringa llega justo a tiempo para afectar la vida de dos norteamericanos que viajaron a La Paz.
Keeping Secrets (The Essien Trilogy, #1) by Kiru Taye
Series: The Essien Series, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 64,690. Language: British English. Published: May 12, 2014. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Romance, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Secrets, Scandals, and Seduction under African skies. The Essiens are the kings of African finance. A close-knit family, their father is the patriarch of a finance dynasty that ranges from retail to investment banking spanning the African continent. Yet all is not as it seems as the three brothers—Felix, Mark and Tony—soon discover when their family is rocked by secrets and scandals.
The Translator's Tale by Stephen Howell
Price: Free! Words: 73,350. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Hispanic & Latino
1963. An academic’s marriage falls apart because of his narrow and obsessive behaviour. In the hope of being miraculously cured of his naive and concrete thinking he undertakes a journey to Galicia, the Spanish cradle of magical realism. He is accompanied by his daughter who relates their comical progress and deals most effectively with the predations of an unexpected and unwelcome girlfriend.
Lighting the Flames by Sarah Wendell
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,410. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish(5.00 from 1 review)
Genevieve & Jeremy have been summertime best friends at Camp Meira, a Jewish overnight camp in the mountains. Then, last year, Jeremy left camp early. Gen left the country on a graduate fellowship. Now, a little over a year since they were last at Meira, Gen and Jeremy are together to run a special Winter Camp during Hanukkah. Will their friendship be rekindled, or will it become something more?
Love Thy Roommate by H. S. Volfson
Price: Free! Words: 61,010. Language: American English. Published: June 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish
Set in and around Denton, Texas, Love Thy Roommate is a tale of five unlikely friends (Miriam, Jake, Fink, Damian, and Libby) coming together to create an unconventional family unit over time. What does the post-graduate future hold for these individuals? Read Love Thy Roommate to find out.
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
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: 54,820. 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.