Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes

Sub-categories: Cultural interest, general | Hispanic & Latino | Asian American | Jewish 
Whole Latte Love (The Jewells)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 99,500. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Investment banker Carina Chen doesn’t need distractions—especially the sexy, guitar-playing barista she rooms with. But when her boss asks her to turn Dylan into a businessman, she can’t think of a reason not to take advantage of his hospitality. Their chemistry is white hot, and Carina risks all for a night of love. Will Carina find her true heart before she loses her job and her chance for love?
Homesteader Blues
Price: Free! Words: 18,870. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Short stories, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Life and Love in Alaska, Volume 2. Tina has been putting up with no running water on their farm for over twelve years. Jimmy gets her out of the house for a week. His aim is to build a bathroom for his wife. Nothing and no one will sidetrack his surprise for his wife, and that includes teen angst and broken equipment.
A Mile in Her Shoes
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,410. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
“A Mile in Her Shoes” is a semi-fictional tale that combines storytelling, science, and magical realism to transport the reader through 60 years and across two continents. Lytle presents a “life flashed before my eyes” scenario with a twist, chronicling the life of her mother, a Korean-born American full of vim and vigor, who was quick with a dirty joke, and fiercely battled racism and illness.
The Independent Girl
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 147,360. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Romance » Clean & wholesome
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A passionate, tender love story of a lonely girl, Sandhya who begins to trust and love Akash, a wealthy but well natured man. This is a story of Love, Trust, Compassion and Betrayal. For anyone who is a romantic at heart and likes a love hate kind of romance, this book would take you into the emotional roller coaster ride of Sandhya and Akash's life! “Epic book” -Nathenel (Wattpad Reader)
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.
Ayumi's Violin
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 66,490. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Social Issues / Prejudice & Racism, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
(5.00 from 1 review)
In 1959 when her mother dies, twelve-year-old Ayumi leaves her home in Japan to find her American father. Biracial, she is confronted with a resentful half-sister and a racist stepmother. She wants to be accepted by her new family, but how much of her true self must she give up? Ayumi’s only solace is her music. When she is deprived of her violin, she shocks even herself by doing the unthinkable.
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.
Finding Land: Stories of Japan
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 61,300. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
(5.00 from 1 review)
A Jewish girl from Cleveland meets a pregnant Texas belle over dried squid in a Tokyo grocery store. Their common ground? Both newlyweds, married to Japanese men. Despite being unable to decipher the maps in Tokyo's train stations well enough to know where they're going, they set off on a quest to find land. Will they find space for themselves, in a place where there's none?
The Handsome Devil
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,660. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
(5.00 from 1 review)
A feisty bookworm secretary butts heads with her new, arrogant and incredibly sexy boss.
The Wild Boars
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 54,990. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
(5.00 from 1 review)
The previous draft "The Hunter" was shortlisted by Quattro Books in 2015.
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.
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.
Brushstrokes 2
Price: $1.10 USD. Words: 10,040. Language: Australian English. Published: November 20, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
(5.00 from 1 review)
Skye discovers she is pregnant. She isn't quite sure who the father is. Not that it matters, she isn't planning on keeping the baby. She searches for a way to get a late term termination over east. Meanwhile, her current boyfriend, indigenous Koori, Dylan, is searching for something else, and her ex, Josh, is only seeking the next wave to catch as he flees parenthood.
The Path of Dreams
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.
The Mechanic of San Martín
Price: $1.75 USD. Words: 68,300. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Hispanic & Latino, Fiction » Adventure
(5.00 from 1 review)
A man with two wives is a man tempting Destiny. When Rigoberto’s lawful wife dies, Destiny robs him of his nerve. How to combine two families, get his dead wife’s children to accept La Segunda as their mother? He despairs, he retreats to the mountains. It takes a bold gringa, a talking wolf, a sorcerer and the sacrifice of a beloved child to bring him back from the mountains and from collapse.
Gees van die Labrador
Price: $1.79 USD. Words: 87,360. Language: Afrikaans. Published: December 20, 2011 by Kameeldoring Boeke. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Historical » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
The book provides entertainment, especially to those who wonder about life on a farm. Country folk on the other hand may be taken back to their own days on the farm and find themselves reminiscing about their carefree times in the country. The book is based on a more simple life around a small rural town in the “Riemland” or thong country. Experience farm life as only Makkie can cook it up.
Because I Go Like That and Fall Down in the Water
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 103,930. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
(5.00 from 1 review)
Because I Go Like That and Fall Down in the Water is a touching novel about decency and deep friendships in an awakening agricultural Hawaii. It is a story depicting the era, the character of the people, and the changes to an enchanting land.
A Tale of Two Legacies
Price: Free! Words: 29,980. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
(5.00 from 1 review)
William Gardner rejuvenates our attitudes towards ethics and morals in a low-key, thought-provoking, suspenseful, amusing, and addictive way with his new novella that traces a month in the course of two families wending their way through modern life. While a first work for this author, he brings us insights gathered over 75 years. He spoofs his own efforts in his must-read epilogue.
The Sitar
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
The Inconvenience of Arranged Marriage
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 75,440. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2012 by Notion Press. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
(5.00 from 1 review)
Is arranged marriage better or is finding your own match better? Should you decide on your own and then introduce her to the family or settle for the girl selected by your family who you have not even met? Finding the situation familiar? Based on a combination of real and fictional events, this journey will take you around moving friendships, values and sacrifices.